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TOWANDA REVIEW. VOLUME 111, NO. 49. ADDITIONAL LOCAL. Personal. FRANK CAMPBELL, of Waverly was in town yesterday. Mi-s ANNA SMITH his returned from a prolonged visit in Connecticut. JOHN SULLIVAN has neen looking after business interests in Bradfard this week. H. C. GKEKN, of the Waverly Review was in town yesterday to witness the firemen's parade. Our junior, who is something of an agri culturalist, theoretically, is attending the fair at Canton to-day. Mrs. G. 1). LONG, of Troy, is visitibg her Towanda friends and is the guest of T. C. DELANO'S family. Mrs. M. C. MERC UK returned from New York this morning, accompanied by her liter ary friend, Mrs. LKBAKRON. Our former townsman, E. F. SMITH, who now holds a responsible position as book keeper, in New York, is in town. Mrs. 800 ART of TunkhannocK, who has been here iindor medical treatment for some time past, returned home yesterday. Mrs. Capt. BAILEY, and her 'wo chiMren, of lioehelle, 111., who have beeu spending come weeks with friends In this county, leit for their home on Tuesday. • Cider, two dollars ner barrel. Have you, fair reader, been to Mrs. MlN GOS'opening of tine millinery % HOT MES PASSAGE make an exhibit o> musical instrument e> at the fair in Duahore, The meeting of the benevolent Society ad vertised for to-morrow has been postponed till Monday at the same place and hour. The ladies of the Benevolent Society are requested to meet at the house of Mrs. I)r. 11. C. PORTER on Monday the 10th of October, At 3p. m. A full attendance is desired. La Frnnce band treated our people to some excellent music in the Park last evening and afterward serenaded Chief Engineer PORTER. President HUMPHREY, of the Franklins, and others. Commissioners BRADFORD, HANSOM and HURSI have gone to IlarrDburg, Danville and Warren to transfer the insane patients in the hospia's there from this county, to the in sane department of the poor house. Monday evening next, October 10, Watkins Post G. A. It., wiil hold their anniversary meeting. All comrades of the Grand Army, also members of the Press, are invited to be present. After the usual addresses, army fare will be partaken of. People who take ia the New York excur sion next week will he afforded an opportu nity of attending the Yorktown celebration at a small additional expense, as tickets are good for teu days. The Land League committee have received furtlier advices from Rev. G. W. PEPPER.— He promises to toe here next Wednesday evening without fail, and those who have purchased tickets should retain I hem until that time. All the weekly papers in town have entered into a compact to increase their subscription rates to $1 50 per annum. A violation of the contract is punishable by penalties. The ar rangement does not go into effect until the first of January next. Plav-goers will he delighted that an oppor tunity is lobe afforded them of witnessing a first-class theatrical performance. The Banker's Daughter," which has been re ceived wish so much fivor in all the large cities, is to he produced at Msrcur Hall on Tuesday evening. TOWANDA, PA., FR The venerable father of H. I'. MOORK died at, the residence of tlie latter last evening, at the advanced age of nearly one hundred. The fun°ral wi I take place at Mr. MOORE'S resi dence, corner York avenue aud Houston sts., to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. The committee in charge of the Michigan sufferers fund m et this morning at 10 o'clock in the north store of Mercur block to receive the report of the collectors and make arrange ments to forward the contributions. If you have not discharged your duty in the matter do not longer delay. The republicans of Sullivan county held their convention last Friday and nominated the following ticket! Associate Judges—l). T. Hue* ELL, BEN JAMIN SUBKR. Treasurer— WM. A. MASON. Commissioner —EZßA LITTLE. Auditors— SAMUEL COLE and S. F. COLT, jr. County Surveyor— ULYSSES BIRD. E. V. INGHAM was elected chairman of the eountv committee. R. M. WELLES sent two car loads of ag ricujturnl implements to the Sullivan coun ty fair for exhibition. Mrs. MINGOS iqvitc the ladies of Towan d.i and vicinity to call and examine her large and extensive assortment of fall millinery goods. Her opening commenced yesterday and will continue to-day and to-morrow. — Mrs. MINGOS combines excellent judgment in tin selection of goods with artistic taste in arranging and diaplayfng them. A visit to her store afford* a genuine msthetlc feast to lovers of the beautiful and we don't wonder that so many ladies find themselves attracted thither. It's an evidence of refinement in taste and prudence in purchasing to see them there, which is flattering to fond husbands, and will he encouraged by all who care for neatness in attire and economy in purchases, 011 the part of their wives. FIREMEN'S PARADE. —The annual parade of the Towanda Fire Department came off" yesterday. The weather was all that could have been desired and the town wore a gala dny appearance. Firemen's hall was neatly decorated and over the door was placed in large letters, trimmed with evergreen, the hospitable legend, "Welcome." Flags were displayed and the brave firemen given other evidences of tlio kind feelings entertained for them hv our citizens. On No. 7, at 11 o'clock, came the Waverly Hook and Ladder Co., ac companied by LnFrance's Band of Klinira.— The-. ,WCIP ME' at ilie station by a large dele gation of Franklin Engine Co., whose guests they were to he and their truck drawn to the engine house, preceeded by the Germania Band. Over the main entrance to the Ward HonsA, where the visitiag firemen were quar tered, an arch was sprung hearing the in scription, " Welcome Waverly 11. k L. 2.*' At 2 o'clock the procession moved in the following order: Councihnen in carriages; Fire Police; LaFranceßand;Waverly II.&L. Co. and their truck drawn hv a team of hor ses; Germania Band; Franklin No 1, with hose carriage, followed hv teamer drawn by four horses; Germania Band; Naiad No. 2, with hose cart and engine drawn by pair of horses; Liberty Corners Band; Mantua 4, with truck drawn by team. The '• machines were all handsomely trim med. and seated on Naid engine was Master JOHNEIE PIERCE, in the uniform of a tire man, and seated in a chair under a canopy made of flags, 011 Mantua's truck was a beau tiful little girl. The line of march was the same as announced in the REVIEW. After the parade the Department was reviewed by the Town Council and addressed by Council man IIOLCOMB. The most interesting feature of the celebra tion was the hoe race between sqads of the Franklins and Naiads. Each Companvdos. ignated twelve men. commanded hv the re spective foremen; the feat to lie perform ed, take the jumper from the engine house, run to a hydrant, make the coupling and lav DAY, OCTOBER 7, 1881. 100 feet of hose. TIIP wright of the loaded juinner was 1040 pounds, and the distance traveled 400 yards. The time made is the quickest on record. The Franklin team won the race in 1 minute 28 I*2 seconds, beating the Naiads just half a second. The following named gentlemen were the contestants: Franklin—J. A. BULL, foreman, E. WALKLK. jr.. J. TURNER.G. FAIKCIIILD. G. A. BROWNING. J. C. LANG. R. SHUKF LKR. C.MII.I.KR, 11. BLACK, M. A. MOODY, F < OVKRDALK, C, FKLTON. E. FRUTCHKY, Naiads—O. E. BKNNKTT, foraman.E. B. PLKRCK, T. MKRKDKTII, A. D. COOLBAUGII. F. COOLIIAUGII, G. BUKHANK, A. H. DF.AN, H. MKRCUR, H. SIMMRRS. P. SPALDING, C. BUFFINOTON, ED. L. SMITH. F. WHITK. The Waverlv Company wore badges of white satin, on which were printed in golden letters the names of both companies, and the Franklins were similarly decorated with a badge of blue, with gold fringe.These souve nirs were exchanged and all the members had one of each. Tfis Elinira firemen were represented by Messrs. PF.I.HAM, KANK and KF.LI.Y. and the Trov department bv Messrs. NVOLFK and ROBISON. We challege the country to produce a more gentlemanly appearing, efficient volunteer Department than our ours. Towauda is just ly proud of her firemen. LOST, a Meershatim Cigar Holder. Kinder will be suitably rewarded on leaving it with Charles Cowles at American House. IMPORTANT TO TRAVELERS.— SpeciaI in ducements arc offered you by the BURLING TON ROUTE. IT will pay you to read their advertisement to be found elsewhore in this paper. THEVF.RY LATF.ST—StvIes in men's, chil droll's and hoys' suits, overcoats and fur nishing goods can bo found at Jacob's Cloth ing House as he has just opened an immense stock of Fall and Winter goods. E<i Mouiliesseaux keeps constantly adding to his already tine stock. This time iie has just received >t full line of Rogers Brothers Celebrated Flat Ware, such as Spoons, Forks. Knives, etc. These goods need no recom mendation, being the Best. Made. Call and see him and get prices. Oct. 4. I'omona Grcnge, No. 23, I'. of 11., composed of Bradford and Sullivan counties, will hold its next regular Quarterly meeting at the Hall of Spring Hill Grange, No. 178, on Thursday, November 3rd, 1881, at one o'clock, P. M. Those going by Rail Road will leave at Wyalusing where conveyances will bo in waiting. A general attendance is reques ted, as business of importance is to be transacted, together with the election of officers for the ensuing year. Evening session will be open, and all are in vited to attend. T)WIGHT KEI.LUM, Sec'y. Towanda, Oct. 3, 1881. NEW FORK EXCURSION. —The fourth grand ex cursion to New York, or Philadelphia, under the auspiees of the Tunkhannoek Presbyterian church, over the Lehigh Valley R. It, will start from Sayre. Pa., Tuesday. Oct. 11th, after the arrival of the reg. ular morning train, No. 3, which leaves Klmlra at 3 :45 a. m., and will closely follow that train to New York. The tickets will bo good to return by any regular train from the 11th to the 21st of October, inclusive, This will be a rare chance for business men, farmers and their families, and tourists to vis- It New York and Philadelphia, at the best season of the year. Rates of fare to New York and return; From Sayre and Athens, $6; Ulster, $5,65; Towanda and Wysauking, $5.20; Standing Stone, $5.20; Rummertield, $4.80. Frenchtown, $4.50; Wyalusing. $4.25; Excursion tickets from Beth iehem to Philadelphia and return, $2.50. For full particulars see posters and small bills. Correspondence solicited. Tickets for sale in Troy by C. F. Saylcs; Canton by W. W. Whitman. Towanda by S. P. Whit conib and at all ticket offices on L. V. R.R. Rev. 8. L. CONDE, Manager. F. N. PIATT, Assistant Manager, Tunkhannoek, Pa. NOTICE—I want it distinctly understood that 1 hive Remo"cd from Bridge Street Furniture Store to rooms over Turner & Gordon's Drug Store and Woodford 8c Vandorn's boot and shoe store where I keep on hand all kinds of COFFINS AND CAS KKTS, from the best to the cheapest. Any one in need of anything in my line give me a call. P. 8. I haye no connection with any of Mr. Frost's establishments. Feb. 5. ,T- 8. ALLYN, Agt. The finest building lot in Towanda borough, cor ner of Popiar and Pecond streets, between the res idence af Hon. E. O. Goodrich and K. Walker, will be sold cheap. Apply to O. D. KINNEY. PRICE ONE CENT. FOR RENT. FOR RKNT.—A dwelling house on Poplar street; possession given immediately. W. 11. Cuverdale. Two dwelling houses in the First Ward for rent. O. D. KIJCXRY. Foil REST.— A tlrst-class residence on Chestnut street. Inquire at this office. *eu. 19. WANTS. Under this head we will insert FREE, notices 0/ situations or help wanted. Two good farm hands wanted, to work by the month. \V. J. DKLCKOCH, Horn Brook, Pa. A good girl wanted immediately. Call at tki office. Three men wanted to sell sewtng machines Good wages paid. Singer Mfg. Co. Towanda, Pa. WANTED—A good girl to do general housework. Apply to MHS. M. CARMOX. M ERCUIt IIALL. ONE NIGHT ONLY. 1 UESD.I Y Eve. Oct . 11. COLLIER'S Banker 7 s Daughter! COMBINATION, under the auspices of A. M. PALM KH. Manager of the Union Square Theatre, New York. Bronson Howard's Celebrated Drama or oFfcLTtf-car's DaugTi tei \ This delightful play will be produced on the above date with all the ORIGINAL GRAND EFFECTS! NEW SCENERY! The original Music by their own BIIASS BAND AND ORCHESTRA! Free Balcony Concert at 7 o'clock. POPULAR PRICES OF ADMISSION! 35 and 50 cents. Reserved seats, 75 cts., at Kirby's. G. W. IURRISON Agent. NEW The State Line and Sul hvati Rail Road Company Will opene their New Coal Yard at the old Overton basin, for the Sale of all kinds of Coal on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7th. IJp town office will be at the Coal Yard. Down town office, at the Central Ex press office. Prices will be as follows: LOYAL SOCK COAL AT YARD. Grate, $3 50 per ton. Lgg, 3 30 Large Stove, 350 " Starve, 3 7S " JYut, 3 7S " Small JYut, 225 u BEST QUALITY PITTSTON COAL PER TON. *J<rg, $4 35 Stove, 4 95 JYut, 4 95 Fifty Cents per ton additional for cart age. /. O. BLIGHT , Superintendent. October 6, 1881.