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THE BUTLER CITIZEN.
THURSDAY. JULY 20,1805. NEW JFBVERTISEMRNTS! NOTE— AII advertisers Intending to make changes In their ads. should ncrtlfy u» of their Intention to do so not later than Mon day morning. Notice in Divorce, Morrow vs Mor of application for warrant for unseated land. Financial statement of Concord twp. The Bntler Fair. R. & R's locals. Batler Brewery. AdmlnlsuAtors and Executors of estates ctn secure their receipt books at the CITIZEN office, and persons making public sales thslr note books. LOCAL AND GENERAL. —The storm of yesterday noon was hard on shade trees. —The heavy showers of last week scattered the picnicers. —And the Williard. also, is to be modernized and remodeled. —This has been a great week for the wheat ind hay harvesters "Hot, hotter, hottest, Hottentot, Hottentotter, Hottentottest."—Ex. —The Niagara Falls excursion of last Saturday, left Bntler with ten crowded coaches. —The People's and Butler ice compa nies have combined, and there will be no new plant. —A New Jersey jury, confined in the Grand Jnry room over night, complain ed of bed-bugs. , Conoord township nill have a high school, located in Middletown, with Carl Brown as principal. —Keep cool, bnt if you can't keep cool don't get hot abont it. The Snn is no ree pec tor of persons. —Ssxonburg is now on the roeter of "Summer Resorts," with a list of arriv als in the Sunday papers. —Some of onr residence streets and the "tag ends" of some of onr business streets need more shade trees. —Not a single case of lockjaw was re ported in this vicinity, this year, as a result of celebration of the 4th. —The red stone now so extensively used for trimming new buildings here, is brought from over the mountains. —Numerous deaths from the extreme beat are now reported, daily. This is a good time to advise people to keep cool -This is the "silly season" and some of our young sports are wearing "clothes ■o lond that they almost made a noise." —David showed his good sense by saying "All men are liars" instead of singling out one man and saying it to him. —Why should a man complain about woman's hats. All be has to do is pay for them. He doesn't have to wear them. —This is a good time to start for the North Pole, and you can't blame Peary; bnt six months from now it will be dif ferent. —Good roads increase the value of farms, and farmers should see to it that they have the beat roads possible. It will pay. —A Chicago department store cata logue lists an "invisible corset." That seems to be the only style of them aronod here. —The weather of the past two weeks has been inch as to induce one to seek seashore or mountain resorts, if he has tl* time and the gold. —The toot of the auto is heard en onr streets. Three new large ones were bought by Bntler men last week, and another one is coming. —ln passing along the streets you often hear this expression: "He ought to have better sense." Yes, we all ought to have better sense. —The Elks tossed horns and ran wild in the streets of Buffalo last week, bnt did no damage. The herd from this town say they had a good time. —lf this suspender fad keeps np the poor men will probably have to uee hooks and eyes to keep their trousers, on, the women having stolen all their galluses. —ln Pittsburg the Hump now goes to the jury—the people—at a special elec tion as to the issue of bonds for money to remove it. The election will be held Ang. 23d. —A delegation of Masons from But ler and Chicora went, yesterday, to Bast Brady to attend the constitution of a Masonic Lodge there. The cere monies were at high noon, followed by an elaborate banquet —The Seniois of Grace Lutheran church will hold an ice cream social on the lot at corner of Jefferson and Wash ington Sts., tomorrow, Friday, evening. In case of rain it will be held in the Sunday School room. ■ —The storm of yesterday noon flood ed North Main and McKean and part of Race streets. After every storm the surface sewers should be relieved of debris. The large vine on the north side of the Boos storeroom was blown down. —Deaths and prostrations from the beat were numerous in the cities, Mon day. In Butler the mercury or alcohol went to 95 in the shade. In Pittsburg there were three deaths and seven pros trations, that day, and more than that . Tuesday. —Some people say "the world owes them a living." That is a mistake, they owe the world a life. When the yonth ar» constantly tanght that thev "owe the world a life—pare, industrious, wholesome life"—the -laim that "the world owes me a living," will cease to to be made. —'Whiskers grow faster in hot weath er than in cold, and the barbers and their victims sometimes get nervous. In a well-known shop the other day a man got ont of a chair and denounced the barber aa an assassin. "Too ought to be plucking chickens," he declared, "instead of shaving human beings." —At Camp Jones, on Lake Erie, last Saturday, two horses were made road by the heat, and dashed through the crowd assembled to see the review. One woman was seriously Injured by being kicked, and a carriage was smashed. Private Dindinger of the Bntler Co. is reported down with ty phoid. —The largest of the water mellons now in market here weigh from 35 to 45 pounds and are sold at a cent a pound. One of onr drayman came up town the other day from the West Penn station with three tons of them on one wagon—a heavy load for his team to pull up that hill. The mellons are now coming north from the southern states by the train load. PERSONAL. R. Fisher and wife are oil a trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto. Eli Patterson of Clay twp. is in poor health. He is well np in years. Win J. Monks and wife of Middlesex twp. did some shopping in Bntler, Tuesday. Miss Alexander of Fairview was call ed to Claiion conntv by an accident to her father. C. Seligman. the tailor, has gone to Gettysburg for a five weeks visit with his son Will. Miss Elvie Thompson of Allegheny is the guest of her cousin, W. R Thomp son. of Middlesex twp. Rev. Leuzinger and family of Zelie nople are spending the summer with relatives in Los Angeles. Thomas Greer, a son of M. N. Greer of Buffalo twp. is lying sick of typhoid fever, at Kansas City Kan. Miss Anderson, the Indian Missiona ry, will lecture in the U. P. church in Evans City, on Sunday the 30th. P. H. Sechler is ' baching" it these days; his family is visiting friends in New Castle and Lawrence county. John W. Coulter and wfte have re turned from a two-weeks visit with their folks at Emlenton and Clinton ville. Charley Clark of Smithfield, W. \ a., took in the Elks convention at Buffalo and is now visiting his folks in Con cord twp. F. M. Shira was taken to his home in Parker last Saturday, and the bridge case was continued with eleven jurors, this week. Lndwig Nobel of the great Russian oil firm—Nobel Bros—was in Butler last Saturday, and took a look at the new oil field. Baxter Logan and his wife, and _ ten of their eleven children, with eight grandchildren, attended the late reun ion at his brother, Harry's. Mrs. Hannah Carroll, 82 years old. of Salinesville, Ohio, has the whooping cough. She had been nursing her grandchildren, who are afflicted with the disease. John W. Hutchison, aged 85 years, of Lynn, Mass., and a famous Abolitionist of ante-bellum days is in trouble—a snipe cf a girl, aged 50, has sued him for $25,000 for breach of promise Wm. Plaisted of Butler twp. got an obstruction in his throat fifteen years ago, and lived upon liquid food, until last week, when the obstruction was re moved, and he again began eating. Harry Hall of the Pittsburg Times is writing up the valley of the Saskatch ewan in British North America. It is a great country for wheat, and is filling up with settlers from all over the world. Geo. A. Linfoot and Miss Nora Knit tie were married yesterday morning, and are now on their wedding trip. They will visit for a few days with the groom's folks in Cincinnatti and then will go for a long stay at Westcliff, Col. Richard B. Hill, said to be a native of the cranberry plains of Venango coun ty, which adjoin Ten Mile Bottom, and a noted oil smeller of years ago. reap peared in Butler a few days ago. with a lot of old leases, and is looking for somebody to drill on them. Tom Lawson told his Ottawa audi ence that he was no "long-haired crank," but that doesn't save him from being a short-haired one. And a Kan sas preacher got up In the pulpit and said he was a "bad, bad gambler." No wonder Tom got the sore throat and hiked back to Boston.—Derrick. Samuel H. Hare, a lawyer of Altoona. lately bagged the biggest brook trout ever taken from the waters of that sec tion. At Royer, Blair county, after a desperate struggle lasting an hour, he succeeded in landing, with the ass;s tance of a companion, a fish measur ing 24 inches and weighing five pounds. A. G. Duncan and T. W. Cunning ham of Zelienople. E. E. Cochran of Karns City and J. H. Balsiger of Butler were among the 267 young men who passed the recent examinations held by the State Dental Board at Pittsburg and Philadelphia. Of the 324 students who were examined, 55 failed, and two were rejected for cheating. R. B. McKee of the Freeport Journal got home from his trans-continental trip with the National Editorial Associ ation, last week, and his account of the trip now running iu his paper is verv interesting. The Corporal met a num ber of people from this section. It has become almost impossible to go to any part of the Great West without meet ing people from your home vicinity. Chauncey Depew's explanation as to how he came to earn $20,000 a year for 25 years as a counselor fop the Equita ble Life is something new. "I was continually seeing parties," he said, "and advising settlements Of course I didn't go into court and that sort of thing." Mr. Depew has been "seeintt parties" at Albany, at Hartford, at Washington and at other centres of po litical and social influence for many years. The late Commodore Vander bilt, Mr. Depew's great patron, was constantly requiring that parties be seen. Mr. Depew used to see them from the earliest period of his career as a lawyer and his success in that branch of the profession has be?n unique in the practice of law. —The photographers of Butler, as usual, will close their studios during the month of August. —The souvenir postal card craze has developed many specimens which have a decided leaning toward the immoral, obscene or profane. Under orders from the Postmaster General, cards of this description are held up by postofHce of ficials and sent to the Dead Letter of fice as unmailable. The fellow who blows in his good money for the card that bears the inscription, "I'm hav ing a devil of a time," with the devil represented in a flaming red figure of His Satanic Majesty, will be greatly disappointsd when he learns that the cent stamp affixed carried his cheerful message to the Dead Letter office in j stead of to his chum at Jonesville. Guaranteed clothing at 70 eta. on the dollar now at Hitter & Rockensteia's remodeling sale. —BOY WANTED -Bright boy 16 or 17 years of age to learn a trade, inquire at this office. Everything your way at Ritter & Rockenstein s remodeling sale. Orocery stores will be closed all day, Jnly 26th, Grocers Picnic. A store fnll of bargains at Ritter & Rockenstein's remodeling sale. BLTLKK MARKETS. Butler dealers are paying - Fresh eggs 18 Butter 15-18 Potatoes 35 Chickens, dressed 17 Peas, bu $1 25 Navy beans, bu $1 75 Onions, bu 1 25 Lettuce, lb 8 Dressed Pork 7 Honey per lb 17 Dried Apples 0 Up-to-date men's wear at 70 cts. on the dollar now at Ritter & Rocken stein's sale. Geo. W. Mardorf is now located in the basement or Younkin's Building, S. Main St., where he has fitted up a pool room and repair shop. Light repairing is a specialty. He has a number of shot guns; Steven's Pistol, 25 Cal.; Steven's Rifle, 22 L. R. 10$ lbs, which he desires to close ont at bargain prices. See him in his new location. Once in a life time you get the chance to buy fashionable clothing aa cheap as Ritter & Rockenstein's are selling them now. Good coffee with creau, free at Grocers Picnic, Jnly 20th. Bntler Fair, Ang. 25th LEG A L NEWS. NEW SUITS. David West, Howard West and Al | len McCall have filed a bill in equity 1 against John W. Shaffer, their partner in the Prospect Creamery, in which I they state that the partnership has an indebtedness of SI3OO, and is not paying at present, and ask that a receiver be appointed to close up the affairs of the partnership and sell the Creamer}', which thej* believe will more than pay all the debts Pittsburg Organ and Piano Co. vs J. O. Parris. summons in replevin for one piano, valned at $350. John Cain vs Charles and Peter Duffy, summons in trespass. Maude English vs Enos W. English, petition for divorce, cruelty alleged. NOTES. Mrs. Elida Monroe has filed an affida vit of defence in the suit for damages for alienation of the affections of the husband of Mrs. Anna Niggle of W. Cunningham St. in which she says she was married to Eldridge M. Monroe at Pine City. N Y. in 1*95, and is living with him now, and is therefore not sub ject to arrest on a capias. Attorneys for Mrs. Niggle claim a married woman is subject to arrest on a capias. At a session of the Superior Court in Philadelphia last Thursday some decis ions were made, including those in the cases of McFadden vs the Millerstown Bank, and Shay vs Phoenix Accident and Sick Benefit Association, both of which were affirmed. The Court sus tains the Pure Food law: which was ap pealed from Philadelphia county, and the sale of cigars and sodawater on Snndav. The trial of the Ohio River bridge case was resumed, Monday, with eleven jurors, Fergus Shira of Parker still be ing sick and is still on. Robert B. Lean has filed his final ac count as receiver of the Lyndora Sup ply Co. charging himself with $26.112., 50 received from personal property and a little over SBOOO from real estate, making the total $34,315.30. He claims credits for $22,46*.93, leaving a balance of $11,846 for distribution. J. H. Thomas, a storekeeper at Natro na, was exonerated by the coroner s jury in Allegheny county for the killing of a man supposed to be John Moluar, whom Thomas shot while Molnar was trying to enter his store several days ago. At the inquest held at Natrona by Coroner Armstrong, Thomas testifi ed that his store had been robbed four times recently and as a matter of pro tection he had been sleeping in a room in the rear of the store. He said that on the morning of the robbery four men had attempted to enter the store and he had frightened them away. They came back and he drove them away. The third time they came back he said Moluar attempted to crawl through a window which the men had broken in the door. Thomas then shot, hitting Molnar. who died a short time later E. L. Ralston has been appointed in spector on petition of citizens of the School District of Forward twp. for a new school house. W. E. Ruffner, who was convicted of a&b on Neely McCool has been dis charged undnr the insolvent laws. The new bond of Tax Collector Slater (The Butler Savings and Trust Co.) has been approved. j On petition, the Clerk of Courts was directed to deliver the bonds of the tax collector of Butler for 1901-2 to the School Board, in order to hurry up the collection of outstanding taxes. Sentence was suspended on the two Angert boys and young Field who plead guilty to robbing Cypher's store. The Morton Trust Co. and the Press ed Steel Car Co. of New York has en tered suit in the U. S. Circuit court vs the Standard Steel Car Co , for an al leged infringment on a patent for car door mechanism. W. P. Brown has petitioned the Reg ister and Recorder v to issue a citation on the heirs of C. E. Anderson. Esq.. dee d, to show cause why letters of adminis tration should not be taken out. Mr. Brown states that for a number of years he was a constable in Butler, and at the time of Mr. Anderson's death there were costs on the docket of the deceased due him which he says have never been paid. PROPERTY TRANSFERS M L Gibson, Sheriff, to W S Hopkins lot on Lincoln st for $1125. S W Gill to Thomas Bowser lot in Renfrew for $155. John Younkins to Maggie B Stillwag on lot in Butler for SIOOO. Sarah A Nutt to Margt F Irwin, Jr lot at Penn and Mercer sts for $9500. Margt Ramsey to Geo N Glass 195 acres in Cranberrv for $5500. jQ A Sullivan to Jas R Keafrns 10 in Summit for $385. Frances W Magee to Lottie M Magee 126 acres in Slippery rock for sl. John Staples to W H Lobaugh 15-acre lease in Adams for $025. Jos B Bredin to John Center lot in Bredinville for 4225. Cottage Hill Land Co to D E Huns berger lot on Cottage Hill for SSO. G A Brnnerman to D G Brnnerman G'J acres in Connoquenegsing for $2500. J B Trister to Minnie E Unvergart 1 acre in Washington for |2BO. Emma Burk to Nancy Burk 117 acres in Venango for sl. Cottage Hill Land Co to E E Paris lot on Cottage Hill for if 110. J E Marshall to Theo Schenck 1 acre in Butler for #l. Jos E Franklin to John Younkins lot on S Main st for SI2OOO, Murrlugc Licenses. Courtney C. Cabbage Wilkinsburg Elizabeth P. McCnen Pittsburg J. W. Wright Butler May Neyman " Geo. A. Liufoot Butler Dora Knittle Frank F. Kradel... Allegheny Mattie Fleming Culmerville Steve Bodauyak Lyndora Rora Mataya Butler David Christy Butler Dora Kradel " I. A. Johnson Glenshaw Emma L. Lot/. Evans City George Moon Slippery rock Maggie Ketner Titusville Andrew B. Hughes Butler ClaraS. Banscljer At Franklin, J. G. Stewart of Polk and Laura Jack of Boyers. At Pittsburg, Elmer Johnson and Jennie Swanson of Butler; also Wm. G. Hauler of Butler and Dorothy Martin of West View. The greatest money saving opportuni ty you ever heard of Ritter & Rocken stein's remodeling sale. Come to Alameda Park, July 26th, and enjoy an outing with your grocer. United Presbyterian Reunion, The eighth annual Presbyterian Re union will be held at Conneant Lake, on Thursday, August 17th, 1905. No other denomination or order in the United States brings together such a vast assemblage of people as does this reunion. One hundred and twelve thousand persons have attended the reunion in the paet. The special train service covers all yf Western Pennsyl vania where the denomination is the strongest Over two hundred coaches are required to transport the excursion ists. The demand for the reunion is greater this year than ever before and present indications point to H very large attendance. When one considers the natural beauty of Conneaut Lake, the many facilities afforded at the Park for amusement anil entertainment, the ex cellent order which in maintained and the very low railroad rates which are secured, it is no wonder that so many thousands of the United Presbyterians and their friends make the annual pilgrimage to Conneaut Lake. < . M. 11. A. Picnic. Conneaut Lake, Tuosday, July 25. Special train and good accommodations. All kinds of amusements. Ball game - AHrnedas vs W. Snnbui v. Tickets sl, children under 12 half fare. All wel come. Special train on Hilliard branch returning. Butler Fair, August 22 23-24-20 th. Council Notes. At the meeting of the Town Council. Tuesday evening, A C. Krug of the 2nd Ward, and J B. Sherman of the 4th, were elected to fill vacancies on the Council The bids for the paving of E, Pearl. W. Clav and New Castle streets were opened "and read, and referred to the paving committee tor consideration and award tomorrow evening. The bids in clude Asphalt which is wanted by some of the people of W, Clay. The bond ordinance of June 23rd was pronounced defective and repealed: the paving of New Castle st is to be 30 feet wide: a storm sewer is to be built from Goncherville to Brady street, and quite a number of .motions and suggestions were referred to the proper committees for investigation. Oil and Gas Notes. The market remains at $1.27. Clinton twp—The American Gas Cos well on the Samuel Brewer, drilled for gas. began flowing oil strong lv as soon as the sand was touched by the drill, last Saturday Tankage was sent for and the well did about 50 bbls the first day. Connoquenessing —J. S. Hays & Co. have a good pumper in the 100-foot, west of the well at-the big spring. It has fifty feet of pay. Valencia —The Crystal Oil Co. of Pittsburg has another well on the Id Crawford, near Valencia. It was shot a few days ago and started off at 25 bbls, as reported. Concord twp. —John and Lew Trout man have a well on the old Paul Trout man farm, said to be doing 30 barrels. Butler twp —Moser. Heck & Co have a rig up on the Peter Gruver, one mile south west of the old Mcßride. Coe & Co. have a show of oil in the 100-foot in their well on the Cratty, north west of Butler, and on a line from the Mc- Bride to the Greece City field. Fashionable men's wear TO cts. on the dollar at Ritter & Rockenstein's re modeling sale. Grocers' Picnic. Fifth annual picnic of the Grocers at Alameda Park, Wednesday, July 26th. Famous 10th Regiment brass band. Dancing, afternoon and evening. Big show at summer theatre after noon and evening. Athletic Sports at 1 o'clock p. m. Boat race, box cigars. Standing high jump, sack New Century flour. Running high jump, s'k Walters' Best. Running long jump, box cigars. 50-yd dash, fl.oo can Banner Baking Powder. Throwing hammer, 4 dz. cans Heinz's beans. Ladies' prize waltz, 5 lbs Lowney'a Candy. Woman with largest family attending picnic, 1 dozen cans peaches. 3 legged race, 6 boxes Ward-Mackey cakes. Watermelon contest, (colored men only) 1 Star ham. Boys' Dash (50 Yds; 5 doz. bananas. Fat men s race, doz. cans Van Camp's Beans. Lean men's race, box tobies. Ladies' race, 5 lb. box candy. Pie eating contest, 5 lb. box candy. Shelter for ten thousand people in case of rain. Free coffee. Stores closed all day. Grocerymen request everybody to bring cup or buckets for coffee. Your money saving oppertunity now at Ritter & Rockenstein's great remodel ing sale. BIG BUTLER FAIR. All roads lead to Butler at Fair time, the time of all times for people io have the grand meeting they wait on from one year to another Everything else is set aside for that week. The person who misses going to the fair misses about all his year s enjoyment, not that they have no other forms of pleasure, but the fair is the crowning perform ance of them all. Even the railroads this year will run excursion trains for Butler Fair from points much more distant than ever before. One railroad reports hauling in one day last year over 4,400 people to the Fair, and this year expects to double that amount. It won't be long to wait. Mind the date, get ready. Send word to your friends in other counties Our word for it, this year, if weather conditions permit, will be the biggest fair ever held in Butler county. Not a little bigger but very much bigger. The indications warrant us in making this assertion. Every day will be good. August 22, 23, 24 and 25. Send for premium list to I. J. MCBKXDK, Sec., Butler, Pa. Alameda Park. SUMMEK THEATRE. If big crowds and liberal applause are any indication, Manager Walters is giv ing the people the kind of shows they want. Five big numbers on the card, this week. Conneaut Lake Week-end Ex cursions. Fast train of vestibuled coaches and parlor cars leaves Butler every Satur day 3:20 p. in., arriving Exposition Park 5:20 p. m ; returning leave the Park every Sunday to Sept 10th inc. at 7:(X) p. m.. arriving Butler 9:25 p. m. Fare for round trip all trains Saturday good returning Monday $2.00. Connections made via Meadville with trolley line to and from Saegertown and Cambridge Springs. Spend Sunday at Conneaut i^ake Week end excursion fare for round trip going Saturday #2.00. Leave But ler 9:35 a. m., 3:20 p. m ; returning leave the Lake 7:00 p. m. Sunday or regular trains Monday. PUKE SPRING WATER ICE is now being delived to all parts of the town by JOHN A. BICHEY, It is the purest ice in town Leave your orders at the Bakery. 142 S. Main St., Butler. Insurance and Real Estate. If you wish to sell or buy property you will find it to your advantage to see Wm. H. Miller, Insurance and Real Eetate. Room 508, Butler County National Bank building. BUYING WOOL. We are paying the highest price, in cash, for wool. Call at or address, KKUG'H MEAT MARKET, 107 S, Main St., Butler. Pa PURE ICE. Delivered daily to all parts of town, in large or small amounts. FUEU. H. GOETTLBR, Phones, Bell J 158, People's 220. Money to Loan on first mortgage. E. H. NEGLEY, S. W. Diamond. Tuesday Excursions to Niagara Falls and Toronto. Every Tuesday, to and including September 26th, the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg Ry. will sell sell excursion tickets from Butler to Niagara Falls and Toronto, good for return passage any time within 15 days from date of sale, at fare of #7.45 to Niagara Falls and #h.oo to Toronto. For full informa tion consult agents of the company. Grove City Bible Conference. The ninth annual Bible Conference for Bible study at Grove City, Pa , will be held from Thursday evening, Aug the 3rd, to Sunday eveniug, August the 13th. Scholasticailv and m promise of spiritual power the program is the ! best yet offered by the management. ' The Conference embraces depart : ments of Bible Study, Philosophy, Sun | day School Pedagogics, Lectures on | Evangelism, Christian Life and Work and Missions ' Address all communications relating ■ to programs and entertainment to PRESIDENT ISAAC C. KETLER, Grove City, Pa. CIIURC'II NOTES. : The Annual Convention of the Young People's Christian Union of the United Presbyterian church of Butler Pres bytery will be held at Fairview, July 1 25th and 20th It is expected that every society in the Presbytery will be repre sented. The Free Methodist camp-ineeting, held in Bredin's grove on the plank road at the southern edge of town came to a close Sunday night. Several thous and people are said to have attended the meetings that day. Fifty large family tents were grouped in a circle around a platform and benches where the meetings were held. A dozen visit ing ministers, including Rev. C. B Ebay of Chicago, lie v. Clyde Ebay of Los Angeles. Cal.; Rev. Perkins, of Geary, N. Y.. and Presiding Elder Wilson of Apollo, were in attendance. Fourteen members were received in the Grace Lutheran church at their communion service, last Sunday. The annual convention of the Luther leagues of the eastern portion of the joint synod of Pennsvlvania and Ohio adjourned last Friday after electing the following officers: President, the Rev George D. Simen of Perrysville. Pa.: vice president, the Rev. George Tejan, Avalon. and the Rev. G. Über of Columbiana; secretary, Miss Bertha Kuldell of Allegheny; treasurer. Wil liam Fischer of Pittsburg. Oil City was selected «s the place for holding next year's convention. Birthday Celebration. John Cleeland, who lives with his son D. L. Cleeland, Jeweler. 125 South Main street. Butler, Pa., celebrated his ninety-fourth birthday last Sunday, July }6th. His son Dr. J. S. Cleeland and wife, of Pittsburg, and his daughter Mrs. C H. Farrah and her husband of Sandy Lake, Pa., were here to enjoy the event, with Mrs William Cleeland and daughter Olive, of Portersville, Pa. and many other friends and neighbors that gathered iu. The day will long be re membered by those that were there, as Mr. Cleeland related many things that happened about eighty-five years ago, and during the day sang a hymn of six verses that he had" memorized when a young man, and recited a peace of poetry that had thirty-two verses. Mr. Cleeland s memory does not fail him for events of any date that he is asked. His health is good and his face does not look to be over sixty years. On account of rheumatic troubles he has not walk ed for 13 years, but although lying in bed all of the time is very happy and contented. We wish him many more happy birthdays. Reunions. Saturday, Aug. 12th, Steyenson reun ion at the'home of James Stevenson in Cherry twp., near Gomersal. All in vited. Bring your baskets 134 th at New Castle. Thursday, Aug. 17. Ang. 31, Thursday. McCall reunion on the Rev. Williams farm, one mile from Mnddycreek church, on the But ler-Mercer road. The fourth annual reunion of the Magee and Munnell families was held last week at the home of Mrs. Jane Magea of Plaingrove twp.. and was at tended by more than 200 persons The following officers were elected: Presi dent, F. W. Magee; secretary, Mrs. J. Audrey Boak. The sth aunual outing of the Butler Grocers will be held at Alameda Park, Wednesday, July 26 Pennsylvania R. R. Excursions Atlantic City. July 27, August 10 and 24, and September 7 are the dates of the P. R. R. annual low rate excursions for 1905 to Atlantic City, Cape May, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Anglesea, Wildwood, Holly Beach, N. J,, Reho both, Del., or Ocean City, Md. Tickets good to return within sixteen days. including date of excursion. A special train of Pullman parlor cars and day coaches will leave Pittsburg on above-mentioned dates at 8:55 a. m., reaching Philadelphia 6:35 p. m., in time for supper, and arriving Atlantic City, yia the Delaware River Bridge Route, the only all-rail line, at 8;35 p m. Stops will be made at convenient points for meals on route. Passengers may also spend the night in Phila delphia, and proceed to the shore by any regular train from Market Street Wharf or Broad Street Station on the following day. Passengers for New Jersey points other than Atlantic City will spend the night in Philadelphia, and use regular trains the next day from Market Street Wharf. Passengers forßehoboth, Del., or Ocean City, Md., will use regular trains the following day from Broad Street Station, A stop-over within limit will be al lowed at Philadelphia returning, if pas sengers will deposit their tickets with the Ticket Agent at Broad Street Sta tion immediately on arrival. Tickets must be deposited with Agent on ar rival at seashore destination and proper ly validated for return trip. Tickets will be sold from stations at the rates named below It.VIK ItATfc Tick«U K<x*l Tj' ki't> «oo<l tu Pull.<'art* Train only la in connection LeavfH Cuftclit H. with K-KuUr Pnil. Ticket*. A.M. Butler SIO.OO *12.00 6.15 Freeport 10.00 13.00 7.43 Leechburg 10.00 12.00 801 P.M. Phi ladelphia.. Avrl ve 6.25 Atlantic City " 8.85 Returning coupons will be accepted on any regular train except the Penn sylvania Limited, the Chicago Limited, the St. Louis Limited, and tsje Penn sylvania Special For detailed information *n regard to rates and time of trains apply to ticket agents or Mr. Thomas E, Watt, District Passenger Agt, 360 Fifth ave,Pittsburg. B\ \.l s-1 1 yf— ... 'f For Hot Weather Wear we are making some particularly at tractive. CLOTHING FOR MEN. The fabric is at once light, cool and at tractive. The style conforms to the latest dictates of fashion. The fit is as perfect as anything human can be. And tha price destroys the only claim to your custom the ready-made clothier can truthfully make. WM. COOPER, LEADING TAILOR, Cor. Diamond, Butler, Pa. Strictly High Grade | 1 PIANOS AND ORCANS. | | Come and see me when | I you buy; also sheet music | | or anything in the music | 1 line. I F W. A. F. GROHMAN, 1 * Music instructor and Piano Tuner, * : I Next door to Y. M C. A, * People's Phone £ U GROHMAN'S MUSIC STORE. * j $ Orchestra furnished for all $ * occasions. £ \ Trusses } | Of To-day j / A truss is an important ap- S y pliance and it is obvious that \ f [ constant effort will be made ! J for its improvement. Every V » year does bring some improve- f C ments, and wearers of trusses j j € should have the benefit of j C v them. In our stock wo en- \ / deavor to provide all that is C 1 practical as well as new. Our i V long experience in fitting 1 Q I trusses enables us to judge the / \ value of new ideas and our 3 C stock is therefore an ideal one. S I Any claims we make for a \ / truss we will guarantee. C \ Hard Rubber Trusses, r Shoulder Braces, 3 / Elastic Trusses, X / Elastic Hosiery, : € 3 Abdominal Supporters, J S f Crutches and Fittings. t J Our assortment is complete j p » and our prices are right. ■ | C. N. BOYD. | ( DRUGGIST S DIAMOND BLOCK. BUTLER. 5. &r O. 6XCURSIONS. Excursion to l>etroit, Mich. On August 14 and 15. the B. & O. R. R. Co. will sell excursion tickets from all local stations at rate of one fare plus 25 cents for the round trip, to Detroit, Mich., accouut Imperial Palace Drama tic Order Knights of Khorassan, good for return until August 19, 1905. Excursion to Defiance, Ohio. On August 13 and 14, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad company will sell ex cursion tickets from all local stations west of Pittsburg and Wheeling at rate of one fare plus 25 cents for the round trip, to Defiance. Ohio, account Annual Encampment, Union Veterans' Union, good for return until August 21, 1905. Excursion to Denver, Colorado. On August 11, 12, 11! and 14 the B & O. R. R. Co. will sell excursion tickets from all local stations at rates less than one fare for the round trip. September 25th, to Denver, Colorado, account National Fratenal Order of Eagles, good for return until August 25, 1905, but may be extended to September 25 by deposit with Special Agent and pay ment of 50 cents. Excursion Kates to Pittsburg, On August 19 and 20, the IV & O. R. R. Co. will sell excursion tickets from all local stations at rate of one fare plus 25 cents for the round trip, to Pittsburg, Pa., account Knights of Pythias (Color ed), Uniform Rank, Supreme Lodge and Military Encampment, Biennial Session, good for return until August 28, 1905. For further information call on or ad dress nearest B. & O. Ticket Agent, or B. N. Austin, G. P. A., Chicago. 111. # Wear is the only test # J for a wife — J S or a hat. £ # It costs less to test — # J the hat. 5 The great advantage in # Jan "Imperial Hat" is the f S guarantee to take it back S # if you don't like it. # J We have a shape for J S every face. S f We have a big line of J £ travelers goods—suitcases, £ # bags and telescopes. # f The best in the land. # New shirts and under- # f wear just in. j JJno.S.Wick.i # HATTER AND FURNISHER, # t 345 S. Main St., * £ (J. Stein Building.) £ J Two Doors North of Willard Hotel. ? EYTH BROS. We are making a Slashing Big Mid Summer Cut on WALL PAPER. See us if you need any Wall Paper. Big Line of Books and Stationery. EYTH BROS., NEAR COURT HOUSE H. MIU.ER FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE. , OFFICE—Room 008, Butler County National Bank building. | | Have You \ \ Back Ache?? £ Weak Kidneys?^ x Possibly nature is sounding y warning, will you heed it? V \ Miller's Kidney Pills are the / J best on the market and are sold \ S for 50c a box. € I We will refund the money if X V yon fail to receive any benefit / / from them. \ y We are sole agents for Butler C C county for these pills. 7 < Redick & Grohman| C 109 North Main St., \ C Butler, Pa. Amy Sc EjJth, Undertakers, 247 S. Main St., Old Postoffice Building, Hutler, Pa. Both Phones. Branch Office Chicora, In Charge of John C AViies. .> \ j —v 1 - j ■ 1 i The Glorious 4th is Over If your eyes have been damaged by the explosives or if you can net see properly from any other cause come to ns We have had many long years of experience in caring for eye troubles of all kinds. We charge nothing for ex amination and only moderately for glasses if you need any. We also sell— Pianos Edison and Victor Phonographs. Eastman and Poco Cameras. Photo Supplies. Washburn Mandolins and Guitars. Optical goods. Field and Spy Glasses. R. L. KIRKPATRICK, Jeweler and Graduate Optician Next to Court House. Oue or the Best Opportunities for Making Money Ever Offered. 30i> acres of land in Armstrong County, Pa. The land is underlaid with coal; has large deposit of limestone, iron ore and fire clay: two gas wells that have been doing business for 13 years. Large brick dwelling, barn and other outbulldlugs. The property is one mile from Mahoning, and on the Krookviile & Mahoning Railroad, now being built which will make this property worth double present price, which Is only 515.000.00. For terms see J. A. YOCNCi & CO., Penn d: High land Aves. Pittsburg. WM. WALKER CHAS. A. MCELVAIN WALKER & McELVAIN, 307 Butler County National Bank Bldg. REAL ESTATE. INSURANCE. OIL PROPERTIES. LOANS. BOTH PHONE 9 The Butler Wood Fibre Plaster Co., Mfgrs, of the celebrated Blue Bell Wood Fibre Wall Plaster, the best and cheapest plaster on the market. We are also sole agents for the following high grade build ing materials. Whitehall Portland Cement, has no equal for all classes of concrete work. Woodville White Enamel Finish, the peer of hydrated lime for skim coat. Sacketts Plaster Board, >ou can line your house with this fire proof board at half the cost of any other material. Give us a call before build ing, we can save you money. Office, W. Cunningham St., Opp. Electric Light Office. Pearson B. Nace's Livery, Feed and Sale Stable Rear of Wick House. Butler Penn'a. The best of horses and first class rigs al ways on hand and for hire. Best accommodations in town for perma nent boarding and transient trade. Sped al care guaranteed. Stable Room For 65 Horses' A good c ass of horses, both drivers and draft horses always on hand and for sale U'-der a full guarantee; and horses bough pen proper notification bv PEARSON B. NACE. Te.euuone No. 21 Holt's Greenhouses, E. M. HOLT & Co. PROP'S. Salesroom 247 S. Main Street. Floral designs for funerals, parties, etc., a specialty. POTTED PLANTS. Our carnations are now in their prime. BALTIMORE & OHIO R. R. POPULAR SEASHORE EXCURSIONS Atlantic City, Cape May, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, N. J., Ocean City, Ma., and ltehoboth, licucli, Del., AUGUST 3, 17, 31 AT FOLLOWING VERY LOW HATES From Butler. Only $lO Round Trip, tickets good in coaches only. Only sl2 Round Trip, tickets good in Pullman cars when accompanied by regnlar Pnllman ticket. All tickets go»xl returning 10 days, including date of sale. Stop overs allowed on return trip at Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washing ton. Ask Baltimore & Ohio Ticket Agents for pamphlet giving detailed informs tion. Satisfied man, He— i Contented woman, She- Happy home, It— Where Butler Brewery Beer, The high-class brew of the Independent Brewing Company, Of Pittsburg, Pa., Is an item in the list of necessities - and luxuries of the household. A refreshing, strengthening, vitalizing , beverage when you feel fagged out with the day's labor and worries— Aids digestion after a heavy meal — Assures perfect rest, brings peaceful sleep, restoies vitality, morning vigor, enthusiasm for work. At your favorite bar or cafe. Best hops, malted barley, pure water. . A perfect combination. Purity absolute. «Pure Bohemian Hops and ! All bottled beer pasteurized. I SUMMER A FOOTWEAR I I MUST BE SOLD. I We cut the price while goods are fresh and stylish. B ■I No old goods to offer you. Look these over before youß Sit make your final purchase for Summer Footwear. Itß V will pay you. B Patent, Taa Calf and Kid Kid, Tan, Lace and But-H ■j Oxfords, $3.00 and $3.50, ton Shoes, $3.50, cut to B cut to $2.19 and $2.39. $1.19 B | Oxfords, $2.00 and $2.50, Tan Welt Oxfords, $2.50, ■ cut to $1.59 and $1.89. #3, cut to $1.89 and $2.19fl I Satin Calf Shoes cut to Kid lace, patent tip, $lB || 98c and $ 1.25, cut to 98c. B j9 Heavy Shoes, solid Good Kid Slippers and Strapß B wear, cut to 98c. Sandals,sl, 1.50 cut to4Bcß I Boys' and Girls' Shoes I I! $1.35 and #1.50 Goods cut to 69c and 98c B M Smaller sizes cut to - - - 39c and 48c B I ■ Don't Fail to Attend This Great Sale. Sale Opens Saturday Morning, July 1 HUSELTON'S T Is OPPOSITE HOTEL LOWRY. I CAMPBELL'S GOOD FURNITURE MJJJ 1 Dining Room Suit,S4B.so| p Table Chairs and Sideboard. S Sideboard of quarter-sawed oak, highly polish-S|l t»d, largo beveled plate mirror, swell top drawers B5 one lined for silverware and one long drawer gaf linen, with a large cupboard below. The table has MB large fluted legs," perfect working slides and well ßJ 2§|f made in every particular. K|C Si \- chairs that are well made, have .shaped backl^K I - -■ | NEW DINNER SETS. gj *f|J These Dinner Bets are new arrivals and the best Jgg values we've shown for some time. Every one is|gg i&l neat and dainty and fit to grace any china closet. gt American porcelain, 100-piece, pink rose yvf tion and gold lined edges, sl'.'. 9Wk American porcelain, 100-piece, gold decorationgj on a very pretty shape. Price $15.00. ■Alfred A. Cambpellf [Spring of 1905.1 House cleaning time will be on us before B i... we know where we are, so a few helpful B jf' hints will not come amiss to the thrifty B ones who want quality at quantity prices. B Our Carpet Rooms are overflowing with B H the brightest patterns and best qualities, ' B S the looms can put out. Among which are B p the following: B J Hartford, Axminster, Wilton, Velvets, 2 Body and Tapestry Brussels. B Hartford, two and three ply All Wool, Half B II Wool, Cotton Chain, and the best and B IS largest asssortment of All Cotton Ingrains fl 1 In Butler. B I RUGS, DRUGGETS AND MATS. B f LINOLEUMS, OIL CLOTH, SHADES B | OUR PRICES ARE SATISFACTORY. ■' 1 Duffy's Store. I