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Office nn Vest Muln street, oppwlti' tlie
Commercial Hotel, UcynoliNvlllc, I'ii.
"pU. B. E. HOOVER.
ltcldent ilcntl-l. In building ticnr Metho
dist church, immhixIIii Arnold block. Hcntlc-
lll'OH In l)M'rilttllt.
FHAXKJ. 11 LACK, 'nj (r.
Tlu lending hotel of I ho town. llendiiit'ir
ters for commercial nun. Steam bent, free
1ms, Imtli rooms nnd closets nn every floor,
sample rooms, billiard room, telephone eon-
GliEEXd- COXSEU, I'rnjniitm-.
1'lrst class In every pnrtlciilur. l,ocntcd In
tlu very centre of tin' hii-tlncs part of town.
Free 'bus to and from trains it it I commodious
siunplc MHiniH for commercial travelers.
nuFFiXHToxa- i.oxa,
Omnibus to nml from nil Irnlns. Kniupcnn
l-cstuiiiant. IIoiim, In-nted mid IMitctl by
gas. Hot nnd fold water. Wc-tcin I'nlon
Telegraph oltli'o In building. Tin' hotel Is
titled with nil 1 1n- modern ronn'iilrnri's.
JAS. 1!. CLUVEH, rri i tin:
Humplc rooms on tho ground floor. House
hciitcd liy nutimil gas. Onmilnis lo nnd from
nil trains.
COMPANY commencing Sunday
July 10, 18(12. Low Grado Division.
A. M
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Red Dunk
Now Hcthlcliem
(Ink Midge
Hiimmcrvlllu ...
falls Creek
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AVlnternburn. ,.
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Won l'lshor
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Fulls Ciwk
Fill lor
Brook vtlle
12 Oft
12 lit
A 30
A 40
Now Bethlehem
Ked Hank
Trains dully except funduy.
I'lttshunr, Pa.
JAS. P. ANDEHHON, Gkn'l. Pahh. Aot.,
Pittsburg, Pa
The nliort line between DuHolt. Ridxwny,
Hradford, Hulnmancn, Huffuto, UN'hvHttr.
Nlfinara FhIU nnd polntn In the upjwr oil
On nnd nftor Nov. 13th. nnson-
ortratrmwlU arrive and denan from Fall
.'roek Htullon. dallv exceut Hundav. rh ftl-
TilO A. M. Bradf.ird Accommodation For
point h North iM'twwn Fallw 1'iTek and
itradford. 7:1ft u. ni. mixed train for
10:O&A.M.-Huffaloand KocbcHter mall For
HrtN'kwayvtlle, Kidprway,j4hiiMnhur(rMt.
.Tewett, Itradford, Hahuimnca, Huftiiln and
litK-h ester; connectlnK at Johnminburfc
with V. & E. train H, for Wilcox, Kane,
Warren, Oorry and Krlo.
10:55 A. M At'conimiKlntlon For DuBoIh,
Hykea. HlpKun and I'unxHutawiiey.
1:20 1. M. llradford AccomnuMlatlnn For
Beechtreo, Bioc-kway vtlle, Kllmont, Car
mon, Kldftway, JoliuwjtiburK, Mi. Jowett
and Bradford.
4:50 V. M.-Mall-For DuBoU. Hykea, Biff
Run, FunXHiituwney and Wain ton.
7t&& I'.M. Accomniodatloii For DuBotaJllg
Kun and FunxNutawnev.
Trmlim Arrive 7:10 A. M., Accommodation
Punxautawney; 10:1ft A.M., Mull from Wal
loon and PunxHUtawney ; 10:M A. Mm Ac
commodation from Bradford; 1:30 P.M.,
Accommodation from Punxmitawney t 4:ft0
P. M., Mall from Buffalo and BochoMer;
7:AT P. M., Accommodation from liradford,
Thouaand mile ticket a at two centa per
mile, good for pannage between all atatlona,
J. 11. McIntvuk, Affent, FallNcrevli, Pa.
J. H. Bahhktt. K. 0. Lapey.
Gentral Hupt. Oen. Pat. Agent
Bradford, Pa. Kocheater, N. Y.
Nature has Been fit to have
changeable weather and why
not have your person garmented
with a neat and nobby suit
made of heavy-weight material
to Bult the weather that is now
creeping upon us. You need a
new winter suit and as the cold
waves are very unoertaln you
will be wine If you place your
order now fur winter wearing
apparel, so as to have it to don
when blustering weather is
ushered in. Such an immense
line of winter patterns was
never displayed In town as can
be seen at
OTNext door to Hotel MoConnell.
No.2 No. No.10
A. M. A. M. P. H.
10 10 ;v
10 40 7 IX
10 HI 7 21
11 ON 7 41
11 111 7 M
11 211 8 07
11 at 8 1:1
11 47 8 27
12 00 7 00 8 411
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1 SM 7 20 "Ml
1 4 2 7 an 9 "
1 m 7 40 9
2 2ll 8 II 9 4.1
2 :mi 8 an
IM nil
8 02 KM
a on 8 mi
8 l.t 9 10
8 47 9 4.1
4 00 10 00
A. M. A. M P. M.
I want to rloso out my Finn
incr goods to make room
for fall stock, and
will pt'll
Outing Cloth, Gi cents,
Sold before for 8 cents.
Outing Cloth, 8 cents,
Sold before for 10 cents.
Outing Cloth 12 cents,
Sold before for 124 cents.
Challie, 10 cents,
Sold before for 12i cents
Challie, 10 cents,
Sold before for 15 cents.
Sateen, 10 cents,
Sold before for 15 cents.
Indigo Hlue prints
($ cents per yard.
Men's Seersucker Coat
and Vest at (55 cents,
Sold before for 1.00.
Men's and Hoys'
Outing Shirts
At 19 cents apiece
Men's suits at 3. GO,
Sold before for $5.00
All Men's suits reduced
From $2.00 to
3.00 p:r suit.
Suits $1.00.
Now is your time to save
money. These goods are all
pATHER'S and
If you want to buy your Sons or
Daughters a good useful
Christmas present
go to
And buy thorn a Watch. It
will be a thing of boauty
and a joy for ever.
Grocery Boomers
Salt Meats,
Smoked Meats,
Country Produce
Everything in the line of
Fresh Groceries, Feed,
Ejto. .
(loodt delivered free unu
place in town.
Call on ut awl get price.
W. Schultz & Son
Dry Goods,
Boots, and
Fresh Groceries
Flour and
UevnoMsvillo, Pa.
giuj Meat MaiM
I buy the best of cattle and
keep the choicest kinds
of meats, such as
Everything kept neat and
clean, Your patronage
E. J. Schultzc, Prop'r.
iiiiidoi'ii.y Miiiiufimtiirlnir
Huhbor Mumps. Horn! for
I rico f.lht of Onttlta, to
J. F. W. Iiorninn & Co.,
JI7 Knot Uornmii lit root,
Uidtltnora, M l.. U. 8. A.
Tne Jeweler,
(Successors to McKee & Warnlok,)
We earn a eomvlete ami fresh
line of Groceries.
Goods delivered free any place in
town. '
Give us a fair trial.
Swab Bros.,
Cor. Main and Oth Sta.
Where forlorn min.ot llnrp nnd fnds
On desolnto pen nnd lor.cly nnnd,
Out of Iho ullrnrp nnd tlio plin.lo
Whnt Is tlio voire of (droncc command
Culling m hIIII, nn frlrnd mils frlrnd.
With lovo tlint rntinnt lirnnk didny.
To rlno nnd folluw ti n wnys tlmt wend
Over the hills nml fur n)
Ilnrk, In Iho city, .Ircet on street
A ronrlim rench nf dentil nnd life.
Of vortices tlint rlnsh nnd fleet
And ruin In nppolnted strifes
Itnrk to It enllliiv, enlllnit elenr,
C'nlllnn until you ennnot stay
From ilenrer things thnn your own most
Over the hills and furnwny.
Out of the sound of ehh nnd flow.
Out of tlio sight of lamp nnd slur,
Itrnlls you where tlio good w inds Mow
Anil the nnelinnglng inendows are)
From faded hopes and hopes nglcntn.
It calls you, calls ynu night nnd dny.
Beyond the dnrk Into the drenin
Over the hills and fnr awny.
W. E. Henley In Boston Commonwealth.
Monstrous Porco of Tornndocs.
Much has bepn wild about electricity
as a fnctor for destrnctivenpss in the va
rious gyrating storm clnniln known as
cyclonm, tlrechors iml tornudoes. In
nil of tliis voluminous mnss of so culled
scieiitillc opinions nnd dctliiftions one
fact seems to liavo been entirely over
lookedviz., tlio iilmoxt resinous force
of wind when moving with high ve
locity. When tlio velocity Is but fifty
miles nn hour tlio pressure of nir in mo
tion is equal to twelve pounds to tlio
Bquttre foot, und when this velocity rises
to J00 miles per hour its force rises to
the equivalent of 4!).3 pounds to the
square foot, the augmentation of force
being always proportional to the squure
of the velocity.
It needs no further elaboration or am
plification of this statement to convey
to the intelligent reader nn idea of the
monstrous mechunical force which such
a rapid traveling mass of nir must have
a power great enough to tear down
any structure that has yet lieen built by
man, or to nproot whole forests of the
largest trees now growing on the sur
face of the earth. St. Louis Republic.
One Sunday Ncwnpaper.
The Globo-Democrat of Sunday con
tained 43 puges and 291 columns. The
total number of words contained in that
issue was 508,000. The number of
"ems," counting the matter ns one-half
agate, oue-hulf nonpareil, was 2,852,000.
The number of separate pieces of type
handled by the compositor in preparing
that issue was 8,880,000. If the columns
of type composing that issue were placed
end to end they would form a solid col
umn of type 1,754 yards long, or, laid
in line, would extend from the Missis
sippi river to Seventeenth and Olive
streets. If the lines of type composing
that issue were placed end to end the
result would be a line of type 8,930
yards long, about 2 J miles, or extend
ing from the river to Vanderventer ave
nue. The words contained in that isstie
would make 21,803 book pages of 250
words each, and 83 volumes of 250 pages
each, with 143 pages over. To print the
issue of that one day required 48,752
pounds of specially prepared paper.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
A Clever Reply from Cracker.
A big passenger train full of northern
people was temporarily halted in a
dreary sand plain where the only object
in sight was a woebegone looking
cracker sitting on a sand dune busily en
gaged in doing nothing. In the train
was a "smart Aleck," who thought that
he would have some fun with the
cracker. So he pnt his head ont of the
window and called out, "My friend, this
appears to be a pretty fine country you
bave here."
"I reckon," replied the native without
looking np. "How much of a population
have you in this town?" continued the
mart Aleck as he winked at his friends
in the car. "Waal," replied the cracker,
" 'bout 10,000, 1 reckon, and nary a fool
among them. We did send for one last
week as a specimen, but derned ef we
thought he'd come so soon." New York
Chesa In Japan.
Not only are there a great number of
pieces and moves in Japanese chess, but
their value changes; for instance, on
reaching the enemy's camp promotion
ensues and captured pieces are re-entered
under various conditions. In fact,
the game demands, if that were possi
ble, more undivided attention than Eu
ropean chess, and in its provisions and
contingencies, especially the last, is
strictly military.
The pieces, agreeable to the enrolling
of prisoners, are all of one color. Chess
has always held considerable position in
Japan. It flourished during the shogun
ate, and again after the revolution is
being revived. A grand tourney was
held not very long ago at Tokio. Lon
don Spectator.
Tha Loss In Gold Coin.
A remarkable example of the loss of
gold by reason of abrasion came to the
notice of the Chicago customs officials
the other day. George W. Sheldon &
Co. sent $19,000 in gold to the collector
to pay duties. The sum was in equal
amounts, made up of $3, $10 and $20
pieces. The teller found that the coin
footed np all right taken at its face
value, and it was sent over to the sub
treasury. Pr"ty soon word came back
to the collector that the $19,000 in gold
was $1,939 short weight and the deficit
would have to be made np before a re
ceipt would be issued. Examination
proved that the coin bad been abraded
to that extent nearly 18 per cent. Bos
ton Globe.
Looking for Ills father.
Recently a westerner 6 feet 6 inrhiM
tall, with broad shoulders and weighing
over 200 pounds, nppeared at Titusville.
He was William Ferguson, of Ran Fritn
cIhco, and was in search of 1 1 in fa
ther. His parents were married near
Salamanca, N. Y., thirty-nine years ago,
and a few months before William was
born his father deserted his mother, who
wns then a little more than sixteen years
of age. Ferguson never returned, and
his deserted wlfo eventually went west
with her boy and marriod agnin. Within
a short time past she told him for the
first time the story of his father. Wil
liam not only failed to feel a repugnance
toward the father, but desired to sio
him, and on learning subsequently that
ho was still living came east to find him.
He was informed that the old man wns
leading a hernit's life somewhere in the
Alleghany mountains.
In his search he found a woman who
said she had been married and deserted
by Ferguson, and was working to sup
port herself nnd two children. The
searching son finally got on the right
track, and securing hero a man to go
with him drove to the vicinity of Mc
Graw Center, located in the woods,
somo miles from Titusville. There, in
a tumble down shanty, living alone and
with apparently nothing to live on, ho
found his long lost father. Williiin.
concealed his identity, and tfio old man
was drawn into reminiscent conversa
tion, during which ho took no pains to
conceal the fact that his first wife was
living in the west. Then the son miulo
known his identity.
The shock of surprise caused the old
inon to swoon. Then tlio son, who ib
well educated und in good circum
stances, offered to take the father west
with him and contribute to his support.
The old man declined, and the son left.
The son is now in the vicinity of Titus
ville, and hopes to persuado the old man
to return with him to the west. Cor.
Pittsburg Dispatch.
Death of a Recluse.
The bachelor hermit of Clinton coun
ty, Owen Mulligan, has paid the debt of
nature and joined the great majority
upon the other shore. He was a re
markable man. He emigrated to Clin
ton county npward of a half century
ago and accumulated a neat fortune
there. Ho was at the timo of his death
worth $100,000. The hermit reached the
ripe old age of ninety years. He lived
all alone in a modest .'armhonse a few
miles from Aviston. Many years ago
robbers broke into the farmhouse, and,
believing there was money hidden there,
they tortured the hermit to make him
give it up. His feet were burned black
by tallow caudles, but he kept his secret.
After that he purchased a shotgun and
prepared for robbers.
A few years later he was awakened
one night by robbers in the house. They
bad forced an entrance into the house
through a door and were hunting for the
hermit with drawn revolvers. He lev
eled his shotgun at one of the robbers
and pulled the trigger. The villain's
head was literally blown off. The other
robber escaped. The dead man was
never identified, and he was buried by
the county. Owen Mulligan's fortune
will go to relatives in Ireland. Cor.
Chicago Inter Ocean.
A Yauth Who Would ttm Happy In Life.
There is one young gentleman in Lon
don who is determined that marriage
shall not be a failure with him at least.
He took the young lady he was engaged
to to the Lyric theater on Monday even
ing and installed her in a box. In the
next box was another young fellow,
handsome and dashing, with whom the
young lady established a lively though
surreptitious flirtation. Young fellow
No, 1 protested in vain, whereupon he
left the box, reappeared at that of the
masher and told him that the yonng
lady in the next box wished to make his
Young fellow No. 2 was delighted, and
accompanied young follow No. 1 to the
presence of the tickle fair one, and young1
fellow No. 1 introduced them, saying
quietly, "This gentleman will see you
home.'' He then left the theater, and
the young lady has never seen or heard
of him since. All parties are well known
in good society, and consequently the
affair is much gossiped about. London
William Penn'a Treaty Tree.
History records that William Penn
made his treaty with the Indians under
an elm tree on the banks of the Dela
ware. . The aged tree blew over in a
storm many years ago, but young ones
from it are believed to be in existence.
In the hope of preserving this historio
spot the city of Philadelphia has re
cently taken possession of two acres of
ground in the midst of which this tree
formerly grew, and some young speci
men that has a clear and undoubted rec
ord as being the descendant of the orig
inal tree will probably be planted there.
The plot has been taken in accordance
with the recent small park movement.
While p-eserving historio associations
it will afford a breathing spot on the
banks of the river for a dense manufac
turing population, of which this is, in a
measure, the center. Providence Jour
nal. Benedlet Arnold's liacslilp.
A portion of the timbers of General
Benedict Arnold's flagship. Congress,
which sank in October, 1776, in Lake
Champlain, has been raised by Captain
O. W. Adams, of West Addison, Vt.
The timbers are of oak and are tonattL
Cor. New York.World.
By the side nf the sea three mourners pale
Hat Idly watching an Idle anil.
"Where sank, our ship?" One turned her head.
"By the sweet Pplce islands It lies," she said.
"And often I fnney on days like these
Their breath floats to mo o'er southern seaa."
"Where sank yourshlp?" "Hy tempests tossed,
(In a shore of amber and pearls 'twos lost.
"Oh, often I drenm of Its henutiful bed
And the ralnlxiw gleams that are round It
"Where sank your ship?" Oh, wan, whlto face.
Does she know not, then, her lost love's place?
"My ship sank not," she said, ani cast
A tiny shell on the waters vnst.
No balmy odors nor gems of price
Iter dreams to Its resting place entice.
Ilcr ship lies frown In arctle lee.
Christian Register.
The Action of a Spinet.
Tho spinet instrument wus an improve
ment upon what was known as the clavi
jhord, the tone of which, although weak,
was capable, unlike that of tho harpsi
chord or spinet, of increase or decrease,
reflecting the finest gradations of the
touch of the player. In this power of
expression it was without a rival until
tho piano was invented. Tiie early his
tory of the clavichord previous to the
Fifteenth century rests in profound ob
scurity, but it is said that there is one
bearing the date 15'J0 having four oc
taves without tho D shnrp and G sharp
notes. Tlio spinet was tho invention of
tho Venetian SpineMn.
Tho action is unique. Tho instrument
is similar to a s.mall harpsichord with
one string to each note. The stringsore
let in vibration by points of quills ele
vated on wooden uprights known as
jacks, and the depression of the keys
causes the points to pass npward, pro
ducing a tone similar to that of a harp.
Springs are used to draw tlio quills ba-k
Into position. The keyboard is arrangod
In a manner after the present modern
piano. Providence Journal.
Similarity In the Names of Peers.
Several peers have names nearly alike.
There are Lord Amherst of Hackney,
and Earl Amherst. There are two peers
with only the difference of a letter in
the spelling of their names the Earl of
Lindsay and the Earl of Lindsey, the
former being a Scotch representative
peer and the latter an English peer.
There is only the difference of a letter '
also in the names of Viscount Midleton
and Lord Middleton, but there is a dif
ference in rank which makes the dis
tinction easy.
There are several instances in which
the territorial title is necessary to distin
guish peers, the more notable being Lord
Stanley of Aldorlcy and Lord Stanley of
Preston, and Lord Howard de Walden
and Howard of Glossop, Formerly Lord ,
Willoughby de Broke and Lord Wil
loughby de Eresby sat in the house, bnt
the latter has been made an earl, and
will henceforth be known as the Earl of
1 Ancaster. London Tit-Bits.
' The Man Who Really Enjoys life.
To no man is the world so new and
the future so fresh as to him who baa
spent the early years of his manhood in
striving to understand the deeper prob
lems of science and life and who ha
made some headway toward compre
hending them. To him the commonest,
things are rare and wonderful, both in.,
themselves and as parts of abeautifuH
and intelligent whole. Such a thing as
staleness in life and its duties he cannot
Knowledge is always opening out be
fore him in wider expanses and more
commanding heights. The pleasure of
growing knowledge and increasing
power makes every year of his life, hap
pier and more hopeful than the last. -Viclt's
The Titlea of Books.
A book title, like a woman's face,'
ought to be pretty. And if a bewitch-'
ing, diaphanous veil, in the shape of a
slight curiosity rousing cloudiness of
meaning can be thrown over it, so much
the better. Readers delight to be half
taken in by books, just as men do by
women, so long and vhis is a most im
portant proviso so long as their vanity '
is not piqued. The object of a title
should be to seem simple, artless, naive
and quite naturally charming, but this
as in the case of so many of its feminine
analogues is often to be attained only
by the most consummate art. Black
wood's Magazine.
Two Greatest of Stamp Collectors.
The two greatest stamp collectors in
the world were M. Philippe Ferrari, son
of the late Duchesse de Galliera, and the
czar, whose collection is said By experts
to be worth 8,000,000 francs. He began
to make it when he was czarowitz, and
has been adding to' it ever since. M.
Ferrari, who cast away a fortune, or
rather several fortunes which he con
ceived to be ill gotten and said he had
no right to inherit, hoards stamps as
misers hoard money. He has quantities,
which he says will be valuable to his
heirs should he live to a great age.
London Truth.
Tho Eneroaahlauj Lake.
One of the humorously attractive
characteristics of a child is his large
sense of personal importance. A little
girl was walking with her father on the
shore of Lake Michigan, whore the
waves were gently lapping np on the
beach. Suddenly one came np higher
than the others and swept over her foot,
when she exclaimed, "Oh, papa, the
lake stepped on my toe." New York
Times. .

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