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TO WAND A REV IE"VV. VOLUME 111, NO. 117. LOCALS. Personal. W. 11. POOL and wife are visting Mrs. P's parents. Drs. W. 11. MERCUR and C. M. PRATT of the I'niversity of Pennsylvania are in town. Mrs. C. 11. WRIGHT is visiting friends in Blossburg. WILLIAM HERBERT, of Wilkesbarre i> visiting Ids uncle, ED. LYNCH. Miss SARATI RAIIM was quite badly burned on one of her arms Saturday. Buy vour'tickets for Prof. MARSHALL'S lecture, in Mercur Hall. Wednesday evening. IT, IE MERCUR is home from school for the Holidays. Col. and Mrs. E. OVERTON will .entertain some of their friends Wednesday evening. Miss AMY DUFFIELD is visiting friends in town and sang in the Episcopal choir yester day. Master IIARRY MERCUR, who has been spending several months in Philadelphia is home. Rev. FREDERICK KNIGHTON, I). D., and wife, of Stroudsburg, are visiting their daubs ter in this place. JOHN SMITH, formerly with GRADY, the tailor, and now residing in Binghamton, is paying his Towanda friends a visit. O. I). KINNEY, Esq., was the recipient of a handsome gold Knight Templar's badge as a Christinas present, Miss SHERARD, of Detroit. Mich., is spend ing (he holiday vacation of Elmira College with her class-mate. Miss WINNIE DAVIKS, in this place. Mr. and Mrs. CLARK WILSON conducted service at the M. E. church last, evening. We understand they will go to England soon as Evangelists. Pastor HAL LOWELL'S congregation invad ed the parsonage Saturday evening and left numerous substantia! evidences of their love for their pastor. We are pailied to learn that Mrs. DAVID II.VHVI .suffered a relapse and was much worse yesterday. Chief Clerk ENNES and wife and the tvventv-five girls employed at the Ward House were treated to.au elegant dinner yesterday, mine host JORDAN and hts good wife doing the serving. No paper to-morrow. The barber sliops will close at noon to-day. The Teachers. Institute convenes to-dav in the Graded School building, The Methodist and Universalist Sunday Schools held Xmus festivals Saturday eve. Th * Post Office will be open to-day only from S :30 to 9, from 11 to 12 and §from 5:30 (5:30. The Baptist Sunday School will have an entertainment in the basement of the church to-morrow evening. This is St. Stephens' (the martyr) day, to-marrow will be St. John's (the evangelist) day, aud Wednesday, Iluly Innocents day. The fainting of a young woman at the Episcopal church yesterday morning created some confusion which was soon quieted by the coolness of the new Rector. Whether \<ui attend the Episcopal church or not, you will be heartily welcome at the Mil-' society at Judge MERCUK'S to-morrow evening. Mr. S. S. Mason, Atlantic City. N. J., after a full experlenc says: " St. Jacobs oil is the best thing I know of to use for sprains, sores, bruises, and similar troubles among horses. Subscribers to the C. F. CROSS couase of eutertainments will draw for choice of seats r.t KIRBY'S this morning at ten o'clock. Aal nnce of scats will be on sale Wednesday morn ing- JOSEPH GAYI.ORD, an old citizen of Wya lusing died Saturday after an illness of three weeks, of paralysis of the brain. lie was sixty-six years old. Funeral to-morrow at l p. m. The Reverend EDGAR A. Exos, the new rector of Christ Church officiated yesterday. The service was an impressive one. Al though the reverend gentleman was suffering from a severe cold, his able, logical and elo vuent discourse was listened to with uuusual interest by the very large congregation. TOWANDA, PA., MONDAY, DECEMBER 26. 1881. LOST, Saturday evening somewhere on Poplar street or on Main street or York ave nue below E. T. Fox's, a Gold "Bracelet. — Finder will be directed to the owner on call ing at this office. TOWANDA RIFLE RANGE. —There will be a silver dollar match to-day. Entrance fee 10 cents. Re-entries allowed. Distance 200 yards. After the above match there will be a friendly match at 500 yards. All are invited to attend. The scholars of the Episcopal Sunday .School will be treated to a feast and Christ mas tree this afternoon. The members of the Infant School will meet in tin* lecture room at B :30, and the larger scholars in the same place at 4:30. The exercises will take place promptly at 4:30 in the church. Fon SALE —An established and flourishing mer cantile business in Towanda Boro. A rare chance for investment- For particulars 'apply! at this of fice. The best watches made for sale at ED. MOUILLESSEAUX'S. Holiday Goods selected with great care at Whitcomb's Rook Store. Kerosene Burners for Oil Lanterns at C. P. WELLES' Crockery 00c store. The Celebrated Milwaukee Lager on draught a the Park Restaurant. Don't fail to go to JOHN SULLIVAN'S on Bridge street, for the best live cent cigar. Cape Cod Cranberries, the largest and best grown, for sale at E. F DITTRICII & Co.'B. Chains and Lockers in endless variety, com prising all the new stvles. at En MOUILLESS EAUX'S. For the finest line of smokers goods for Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's on Biidgest. dec. 10—2w. 50 all Chromo Cards sent post paid for 10 cents, with name. Address, F. P. Carnoehan, Fashionable Caad Printer. Towanda. Pa. Christmas Cards, New Year Cards, Birth da v, Wedding and Condolence Cards, at WHITCOMB'S, The Five Cent Store is now receiving an immens stock of fall and winter goods and the enterprising proprietors invite the public to call and examine. Books by eminent authors and Poets, in the finest bindings suitable for holiday pres ents, at WHITCOMB'S. Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday trade, just received at John Sullivan's, No. !, Hale's block, Bridge st. dec. 19—2w. IMPORTANT TO TRAVELERS. — Special in ducements are offered you by the BURLING TON ROUTE. IT will pay you to read their advertisement to be found elsewhore in tlii paper.. A large assortment of neat Stationery, just received Jewel Boxes, Work Boxes, Toilet and Xail sets in plush and leather Goods at Whitcomb's Book Store. No trouble to show goods. Any industrious, practical farmer, with a small capital, can hear of an opportunity to buy a farm on terms which will enable him to pay for ot out of the profits. For particu ars enquire at this office. PREMIUM BEEF FOR THE HOLIDAYS.—Ha ving purchased PETER WALIIORN'S premium steers, I shall have them slaughtered, and served to my customers for the holidays. JOHN KLINE. A missunderstanding having arisen, we are requested to state that the Christ Church Sunday School Christmas exercises will in clude both a tree and a feast. The celebra tion will be observed Monday afternoon. The Episcopal Mite Society will meet next Tuesday evening at the residence of Judge MERCUR. AS this will be the first one after the installation of the new Rector, it will undoubtedly be the plcasantest meeting of the season, and every member of the church and congregation, will doubtless bo present. MARRIED. TOPLEY—WHITE.—At the residence of C. J. Allen, on State street, Saturday "afternoon, Dec. :24th, by Bev C. T. Hallowcll, Mr. Willis K. Top ley and Miss Hattie White, all of Towanda. H O-LIDA ED. MOUILL THE WAT Has greatly increased his goods for Holiday Presents. He bus n full assortmeu of Ladies Watches, Swiss and American, GOLD Gold Spectacles. Sterling Silver Ware. Roger s Celebrated Sil Clocks of all dis The finest Gold Iff 3 Low Prices. Everything gn Everything Engraving done by P.ITTO^ Corner Hemlehnan buys all of bis goods direct from the Manufacturers in largo quantities which enables him to sell goods way down. You will find the finest selection of Sterling Sil ver ware at Hendelmau's. Gold Spectacles and Eye Glasses at Hemic brum's Clocks of nil descriptions at Ilendelman's. Brick for sale. Enquire of J. T. Hale, at torney at law. SAKE FOR SALE— Fire-proof, Combination Lock. Inquire of W.J.YOUNG. M. llendelman has the finest stock of Brace lets in town. Go to Ottarson's for your Eoot Rests, Ottomans, Sofa l'illows, 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. You will save money by buying your Jewelry of llendelman. LOST, Thursday afternoon, ou Main street, a Beak skin Glove, for right hand. The finder will he suitably rewarded on leaving at this oflice. A good girl, for general housework, wanted. E. E. QUINLAN. A good girl, cornpetant to do general housework, can hear of an excellent situation by calling at this oflice. Immense shipments of TOYS for the Holiday trade, are being received daily at the 5 CENT Store. William Brown, at Miller's Barn, cleans and oils Harness, and washes wagons very cheaply. Second hand Herring Safe for sale cheap, quire at this office. SUSQUEHANNA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE. The twenty-eighth year commences Aug. 2'2d, 1881- A, large and efficient corps of teachers; a full collec tion of maps, charts, models and apparatus, and appliances for teaching. Expenses are reasonable. For catalogue or particulars call upon, or address Principal, EDWIN E. QUINLAN, A. M; Towanda, Pa. Miss N. A. Powell, an experienced dress maker would inform the ladies of Towanda that she now resides at Mr. 11. A, Prince's on Packer avenue, where she will be pleased to receive orders fo wor w°rk, or she will go out by the day. C. M. Manville has a quantity of four feet flag stones for sale cheap. Wanted —A good violinist, with evenings not en gaged. Address, F. L. G., Box 50, Towanda, Pa. Mr. OTTARSON, the upholsterer, is putting some very nice goods in just now for the Holidays, and see what a Bargain you can get with him. Two heating stoves for sale cheap. N. P. IIICKS. Great variety of Motto and Fancy Cups, Saucers and Mugs at O. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c store. Mrs. Kilbourn invites the ladies of Towanda and vicinity to call and examine her stock of Millinery Goods before purchasing elsewhere. Compare Prices and Quality, then, you will buy your Christmas Goods at C. P. Wells' Crockery and 99c store. Largest assortment of Vases and mottoed Cups Cups and Saucers, in town At the 5 CENT Store. Berries, Garden truck at Myre's meat mar ket, Bridge St. PRICE ONE CENT. Y GOODS. EBBEAUX, CHMAKER stock, and is daily receiving new and Gentlemen's GOLU iuid SILVER & SIIJV ER Jewelery in the latest style. vcr Plated Flat & llollozu Ware. criptions. line of Foley's Celebrated BANK Pens, and Pencils. The BEST in use. aranteed. new. Call and be convinced. himself on short notice ItljOCK, Main and Bridge Street. TO WANDA, PA. FOR RENT. Two dwelling houses in the First Ward for rent. O. D. KINNEY. Rooms suitable for small family, to let, in centre of town. Enquire at this office. NEW BLACKSMITH SHOPI - Having rented DODGE'S SHOP, on Park street, I invite the patronage of my friends and the public. lam prepared to do everything in the line ot BLACKSMITIIING. 49" Heavy work, Horse Shoeing. Wagon Ironing and Mill Picks, specialties. Prices reasonable. Dec 19, CHAS. MORGAN. TEA CJIFFS' INSTITUTE. LECTURE BY Prof. Si. Atarshuß, "WONDERLAND", or The New Na tional Park. MERCUR HALL, WEDNESDAY EVENING, Dec. 28, 'Bl. Brilliantly Illustrated with Dissolving Views, by an Oxy-llydrogen Stereoptican! "Worth a score of oidinary lectures."— Rev. B. K. J'ierce D. I), in Zions Herald. "Unsurpassed by any lecture ever given in St. Louis.'*— St. Lotus 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."—A. I'. Herald. At the FIVE CENT STORE von will find the largest stock of II OLID A1 GOODS, suitable lor IFESENTS, ever offer ed in this market. IT WILL BE TO TOUR IJA TERES 7 to call and exam ine. SUNDAY SCHOOL Com mittees will find articles suitable lor presents at very low prices. The Five Cent Store is head quarters for Santa Claus.