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TOW AND A REVIEW. VOLUME 111, NO. 115. LOCALS. Persona!. AI.VAII SMITH went to Wilkesßarrc ycs- terdav. Miss .JESSIE WARD of Sayre was in Tow anda vesterdav. J. P. CULVER of Bradford is visiting his Towanda friends. Miss MARY BARBER of Livonia, N. Y., is visiting friends in this place. Mrs. J. J. GRIFFITHS is visiting her son, DT.JPATTON GRIFFITHS, in Louisville. Ivy. IIARRY MADILLIS with his uncle, the Doe tor, and cousin WILL, hunting deer in Sul livan countv. Congressman JADWIX is a member of two of the House committees—Revision of Laws and War Claims. The Commissioners have appointed ROB ERT 31. PKUYXE, of Burlington, mercantile appraiser for next year. Master ROBBIE MEUCUK has gone to Buf falo to spend Christinas with his little friend, Master KNOWLTON MIXER. Mr. O. A. BALDWIN, of Towanda, was in Waverly yesterday, registered at the hotel " Warford."—' Waoerly Review. Adjutant MOORE, 9th Reg., of Wilkesßar was in town yesterday consulting Captain WILT in regard to military matters. JESSEE SPALDING, formerly of Athens, this county, has been appointed by the Presi dent Collector of Customs at Chicago. We are pleased to learn that Mr. Scotr- TON who was recently accidentally slio 1 while hunting in Sullivan county is impro ving. Miss IIi LA XOELF.S of East Towauda, who is attending boarding seliool in Canandaigua, X. Y.. is spending the holidays with her parents. Rev. G. D. STROUD came up from Tunk hannoek yesterday to otlleiate at the funeral of Mrs. JOSEPH JONKS. The old lady was <3-k years old. Superintendent LYON paid out $20,000 in gold to the mit ers this month and the men now amuse theinselvss pitching quoits with twenty dollar gold pieces. Mrs, G. 11. WELI.ES and daughter, of Wy. alusing were in town yesterday purchasing articles for a public Christmas tree to be erected in one of the churches of that town. AARON CLAUSON, a typo who took GREE LY's advice and went West, after serving his time as an apprentice in this piaee, made us a call yesterday. For the past twelve years he has been in Colorado, California, Oregon and Nevada. lie v isits Towanda to see his aged parents. We can guess what a certain young lady not far from State street, will find in her stocking Christmas morning, hut we're 'not going to give old Santa Chilis away. We hope she's not the only BELLE intowiftobe so handsomely remembered, though such ar ticles do not grow on bushes. E. M. It KM AEG 10, ;i barber in this place, while crossing the bridge, Wednesday night, about J) o'clock. and when about two thirds of the way over was attacked by some per son and dealt a powerful blow on the head. It was evidently a ease of highway robbery. The bridge was not lighted. The Commissioners should see that the bridge is properly lighted these dark nights. A GOOD SELECTION —We see by the To vvanda REVIEW of yesterday, that A. D. COOLIIAUGII Ist Ass't Engineer of the Naiad Hose Co., was unanimously elected Chief En gineer of the Fire Department for the com ing year. Mr. COOI.BAUGII who is now run ning as postal clerkgonjtheiLehigh Valley rail road, has been connected with the lire depart ment of Towifnda, since his boyhood, and on account of his good record as a fireman, an I his many genial and social qualities has won the friendship of every one. The firemen of TOWANDA, PA., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, ISSI. Towanda are to be congratulated upon the selection of a gentleman of the character and worth of Mr. COOLBAUGII as their chief officer for the coming year.— Waverly lie view. A bank is one of the institutions to be add ed to the business of Sayre in the near future. The scholars of the M. E. Sunday School are to enjoy a feast in the church parlors to morrow evenin . A post office has been christened "Ehncr' in Tioga county, this State, in honor of the Second Assistant I'. M. General. j The ground is now thoroughly dampened, j Rain has been falling for 3(5 hours, and there J is no sign of clearing weather yet. Monday will be observed as a holiday, as : Christinas falls on Sunday. The banks and other business places will be closed. People : who have paper falling due at the bank on ; Monday should attend to it 011 Saturday. ] A lnissunderstanding having arisen, we are j requested to state that the Christ Church Sunday School Christmas exercises will in | elude both a tree and a feast. The celebra tion will be observed Monday afternoon. j The packer of the "Neptune" brand of oys | ters, Mr. Thomas 11. Dorsey, foot of Tenth j street, North River, N V.. writes: I had a j sprained arm and St. Jacobs Oil was applied. 1 It reduced the swelling and eased the pain at 1 once; proving it a remedy of rare worth. CARTER LEE, a young colored man died at 1 2 o'clock yesterday morning. CARTER was I the only colored printer in this section. lie | was a young man of exemplary habits and highly esteemed by all who knew him. The funeral will take place from the colored church this afternoon. Friends will meet at his father's house at 2 o'clock. The deceased was 18 years old. The President will not for the present encourage anything like public society events in Washington, believing that a proper time should elapse after the death of his predecessor before anything o* j that kind i.s indulged in. Judge Riddle proposes to put a stop to election frauds in Philadelphia. lie has just sentenced Mount, charged with tam pering with returns, to 2 years in prison and a -sIOOO fine. SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY.—The Sunday School of the Church of the Messiah Rev. Dr. TAYLOR, Pastor, will celebrate the Christmas Anniversary in the church audito rium. on Saturday evening (Christmas Eve.) at 7 o'clock. The formation of mottoes, re citations, singing, and Christmas gifts, will j make up the pragramme. The public are cor- 1 dial I v invited. A large assortment of neat Stationery, just! received Jewel Boxes, Work Boxes, Toilet I and Nail sets in plush and leather Goods j at Whitcomb's Rook Store. No trouble to i show goods. Any industrious, practical farmer, with a small capital, can hear of an opportunity to buy a farm 011 terms which will enable him to pay for ot out of the profits. For particu-! ars enquire at this office. New Figs, only 15cents per pound; Mala ga Gaapes, 30 cents; Florida Oranges, Lem ons and French Bananas, direct from Aspin wall, at TITUS'. Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday trade, just received at John Sullivan's, No. 4, Ilale's block, Bridge st. dec. 19—2w. MARRIED. BIBD—CORSON.—At the M. E. Parsonage, Dec. 21st, ISSI, by Rev. C. 11. Wright, Mr. James B. Bird, of Meshoppen, Pa., and Miss Lina M. Cor son of Laceyville. H O Li ID A ED. MOUILL THE WAT Has greatly increased his goods for Holiday Presents. He has a frill assortinen of Ladies Watches, Swiss and American, GOLD Gold Spectacles. Sterling Silver Ware. Roger's Celebrated Sil Clocks op all dis The finest Gold Low Prices. Everything gn Everything Engraving done by P.ITTOdS 9 S Corner ICE CREAM. —TITUS wiil furnish Ice Cream during the holidays. Call and get some or send in your order. The best watches made for sale at ED. MOUILLESSEA UX'S. Titus will have Christmas Trees for sale from Wednesday until Saturday. The cheapest and the best place in Towan da to buy Christmas candies is at Titus' con ! fectionery store. It is no exageration 111 FKLCII & Co. to claim the largest assortment of sill; handker chiefs of any establishment in the country.— , It will certainly pay you to call and examine j them. You cannot fail to be pleased. For the linest line of smokers goods for Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's 011 Riidgest. dec. 19—2w. PREMIUM BEEF FOR THE HOLIDAYS.—Ha ving purchased PETER WALBORN'S premium steers, I shali have them slaughtered, and served to my customers for the holidays. JOHN KLINE. FELCH & Co. are offering a splendid line of Silk Handkerchiefs, direct from the manu facturers, the largest assortment ever offered in town, at bottom prices. You can't afford to pass them. Rundell is selling nice large fresh Lake Fish at Ten Cents per pound. DONATION AND ENTERTAINMENT.—There will be a donation given to the Rev. GEO. P. HOPKINS at his residence on the Wyalusing Creek, 011 Thursday evening, December 29, 1881. The guests will be entertained by mu sic and a drama, given by talented young amateurs from abroad. M. Hendelman has the finest stock of Brace lets in town. Go to Ottarson's for your Eoot Rests, Ottomans, Sofa Pillows, Easy Chairs, etc . WANTED —By an English laundress, family washings. Plenty of water and good drying ground. M. G. BENNETT. Second house above the Circus Ground, Bridge street, Towanda, Pa. Yon will save money by buying your Jewelry of Hendelman. LOST, Thursday afternoon, on Main street, a Beak-skin Glove, for right hand. The finder will he suitably rewarded on leaving at this cilice. A good girl, for general housework, wanted. E. E. QUINLAN. A good girl, compctant to do general housework, can hear of an excellent situation by calling at this office. PRICE ONE CENT. Y GOODS. ESSEAUX, CHMAKER | stock, and is daily receiving new ami Gentlemen's GOLDjuml SILVER & SILVER Jewelery in tbe lntest style. ! vcr Plated Flat & Hollow Ware. j eri fit ions. I line of Foley's Celebrated PA Nli Pens, an d Pen cils. \ The BEST in use. [ aranteed. | new. Call and be convinced. j himself on shoi't notice ! BLOCK, Main and Bridge Street. TOWANDA, PA. FOR RENT. Two dwelling houses in the First Ward for rent. O. l>. Kinney. Rooms suitable for small family, to let, in centre of town. Enquire at this oflice. NEW BLACKSMITH SHOPI Having rented DODGE'S SHOP, on Park street, I invite the patronage of my friends and the public. Tam prepared to do everything in the line of BLACKSMITHING. 4JGiT" Heavy work, Horse Shoeing. Wagon Ironing and Mill Picks, specialties. Prices reasonable. Dec 19, CIIAS. MORGAN. TEA CIIERS'INSTITUTE. LECTURE BY I*rof . IfVit. E. "WONDERLAND", or The New Na tional Park. Brilliantly Illustrated with Dissolving Views, by an Oxy-llydrogen Stcreoptlcan! "Worth a score of oidinary lectures."— Rev. B. K. Pierce D, 1). in Zions Herald. "Unsurpassed by any lecture ever given in St. Louis."— St. Louis Globe. -Four thousand people were in the hall before eight o'clock. Several times the lecturer had to request the audience to restrain its applause that he might go on with the lecture."— sT. Y. Herald. At the FIVE CENT STORE you will find the largest stock of HOLIDAY GOODS, suitable for PRESENTS , ever offer ed in this market. IT WILL BE TO *YOUR INTEREST to call and exam ine. SUNDAY SCHOOL Com mittees* will find articles suitable for presents at very low prices. The Five Cent Store is head quarters for Santa Claus.