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   Advance Argus (Newspaper) - January 5, 1888, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                MERCER JANUARY FOR A house and lot on the We d 15 Ow H loin t 3C or N i5t OTICE TO LOT The lot holders of the Shcnmigo Valley Cemetery ssociaioii will hold their muiunl meeting for the eTect on oTa Board of on Saturrfay evening at d228t B DEATH ON THB BAIt Two acres of good which is a frame Iwith kitchen orelmiil and good Property is the Kinsman I two n lies from 20 V FARJt FOR The elegant farm of 185 acres near Went Middle known as the Kdeburn Is offered for sale for a short at n price ami upon terms that make it a potitive d224w OF Men KtllMl and Fifteen The Hod Collliloii on Ihe 6 Slnue U WHB The Railroad Company has frequently been congratulated upon its record respecting loss ol life by col lisions or other accidents upon the On a fearful collision occurred five miles west of Meadville between passenger train known as the eastbound and freight train a westbound by which the engineer and fireman of the passenger the engineer and fireman of the first engine on the were instantly and one passenger who died soon after the and some fifteen others were more or less Train 8 was over two hours The freight train had standing orders not to leave the yard at Meadville till train 8 8 could not see the freight over a tram length before the When the two trains came together Engineer on the second freight was thrown from his cab window and landed at a sale Passenger engine 57 and freight en gine 84 seemed to raise bodily in the and in an instant they were standing THE OLD AND THE Time brings mnny Change seems to be written on all things The personnel of the Court House offi ces at Mercer is no exception to the On Monday the old went out and the new went ExSheriff Wil liams gracefully his office in the best of and Sheriffelect ciiivj m f on their furnace pilots pointed to I Kreps took the and their drivers locked in an embrace of And so they stood Notice is hereby given that the annum meeting of the Stockholders of the Greenville National Bank will lie held nt the banklim at 2 oclock for the purpose of ele ling directors for the ensuing dec 15t but the engineers of the freight upposing that it had pulled out tor wrecked engine 73 on the one side and ruined cars on the precluding all possibility oi extricating the train men who must have been in stantly killed in the terrible The baggage express and smoker of the passenger train were completely The baggagecar was tele scoped into the like a splitting it open Engine the second engine o the raised to an angle of sixty and helped to hold the two colliding engines in their terrible em B Two luts situated on Eagle sixty feel each fronting 01 Kngli street anil ex tending North 234 On s erected n fraino house In gnod late the property of M Terms of made known uy July 187 Main July 1411 Notice is hereby given tlmt the books ot the late firm of Cllft will be closed nnd ready tor settlement on end utter Ihe slime will be at Ihe old In Masonic by the surviving who continues Ihe 29 tt N The annual meeting the Pymotmilng Mutua Fire Insurance will be held at o January at ten oclock fo the purpose of electing one and for the trans action of such other business as may luKlMuiutel come before lie the election to close pruwp ly at two oclock 155w Secretary nd started Train 8 passed Geneva and the freight passed the unction before the train dispatchers at discovered the mistake on the part of the and hence was pow erless to reach either train to warn of It hat the conductor and brakemen of th freight began to suspect that a mistake had made soon after they crossed the bridge west of the and did what they could to stop the but there being no bell cord and a snow Besides the there were fifty three people on train about 14 of whom were in the wrecked It seem a miracle that a single passenger in th smoker could escape as nearl every seat was swept by the express car The crash was heard for a great dis and soon the neighborhood was I aroused and men and women came run across the fields to the scene ot were not have recently spoken our piece concern ing both these and need not Both old and new have the onfidence of the retires from the Prothonotarys office with an enviable ecord as a firstclass We have not heard a word of complaint as to his manner of conducting his office during lis McElrath will return to the practice of the takes charge of the will enter upon its duties well equipped for the efficient discharge of the He is a intelligent whose clerical abilities are excelled by and who will need but a britf experience to enable him to run the office satisfac Miss Lillie Allen attended the teach ers institute at Mercer the latter part of last William Cam had two of his fingers on his right hand badly smashed last Literary The Literary Society purchased a bell for the Stevenson school and Wilson are here on a visit to Wilsons and of Social cooperating with the White Cross with Frances Wil lard as and proceeded to move in the At this date State Unions in twentyfive states and three tenitories have department of work established Hen Rene Turner and Miss Nettie Brush are able to be about Jerome Riley is on the sick Will Haws comes to Salem to get his horse attract the attention of the and while hurriedly setting the crash with the frightful results above Train S was running at the rate The condi VT OTICE TO Notice Is hereby glveu to the stookliolderH of tho First National of a meeting will be hold lit tlielr banking office on January be twten hours oflo and 4 lor tun purpose of electing directors for the en suing of about 40 miles per tion in which this would passenger engine and front cars can be The trains met with a terrible Both engineers and firemen of the col liding engines were The bag expresscar and smoker of the I injured seemed in a and for a few moments people seemed speechless with the horror of the The groans and cries that soon came fiom the ruins brought people to a realization of the terrrible and in a very short torily to every one having business with The affable and efficient will remain in the We have an indistinct recollection of traveling somewhat out of our way to assist in nominating and subsequently electing a gentleman whom we had known in our boyhood days at Mercer o theposition of Clerk of some hing over three years The returns of the election for 1884 showed that the gentleman referred to was elected to that important but soon after he disappeared from public leaving the office in care of a What The battle is in Whisky against water drunkeness against tem perance anarchy against government disorder against public peace barkeep ers against school teachers the snloon aeainst the home the kingdom of Satan against the Kingdom of God All tlvU is implied in the petitions for licence to sell liquor and the remonstrances against the Alcoholicdrinks have been known and acknowledged in all to be evil and what is is In giving tlie courts power to grant license to sell such evil the legislature ac knowledges such a traffic to be produc tive of to be a What man wants to do a wrong the 4t leave the time a large force ol men Were at vvork systamatically doing all they could for ic wounded and The railroad after despatch ing the wrecking crew to the scene of with a pas on which to passengertrain werecompletely the wrecked train 8 and Estate ol Troy Notice is hereby given that letters of ndimnlntratli on the estate ot lute ot Hemp Held Jlercer have been granted to ot Ohio persons having claims or demands ugninsl tlie estate of said deceased are requested to make them known to the undersized without nnd all per sons owing said estatu are requested to make imine diate The baggagecar was telescoped into I the smoker likeawedgejipliuing it person applies for such a wants to do a His love of money overcomes all consideration of general domestic and public Every man who supports an ap plication for places himself on the side with and his practical prayer is to the prince of kingdom be established and perpetuated on as it is in hell There is no escape from that The profits of business will give no excuse to the man who does not place himself on theLord s When the books are opened at the final where will be the profit of covetotisness and cowardice Mil this and Superintendents These State Superintendents further the work hy se curing the appointment of County Su perintendents in look after the local whose place it is to appoint local superintendents and circu late quietly and prayerfully proper liter ature on the Thus it is that a network or organization is completed rapidly and placed before the and especially the young men of the The object of the society is to elevate opinion respecting the nature and claims of We believe that in the of God the standard of morality is the same for both men and Keep thyself was the advice of Paul to The White Cross movement comes with its instructions and appeals for and in many cases supplies what has been lacking in the training of the youth of our Its leaflets appeal to the mothers and teachers to he more watchful over the children committed to their care and to the young men to speak no word that would bring a blush of shame to a sisters or to suffer no allusion to be made to any woman in his hearing which he would not tolerate in reference to lus own mother to treat all women with respect and protect them from wrong to endeavor to put down all indecent language and coarse jests to maintain the law of purity as equally rinding on men and These are e requirements of the White Cross kind of an officer Jack would earthly dross melted in fervent l i M i I I 1Ot F ABM FOR The following described property will lie exposed to public sale by public outcry or vcnJue on tlie on JAMJAUY at 1 oeloik thu following dumbed real estate belonging to tlie estate of lieiioen de All that certain piece or purctl ot laud situated in West Salem Murcer ami hounded ami liscrlled us follows On t he not th hy lands of lames and Ann on the east by lands ot the Shenungo Allegheny Hailroud Company ti S on the south by lands of Horn and on Ihe wes by lands ot Murcns and Samuel Kulka heirs and con tuiningHO more or large twostory frame dwelling large barn and other out buildings all In excellent A good itnd a gwd well nt each house and nbundiiiice of spring water for This is a very valuable situated about two miles from Oreen vlllu and Ihretfourtlis from The toil is naturally good and is in a htsli stale of The buildings are very fences in good repair and everything about the properly com modious and A part of this Jut m is un derlaid with good block cunt u the purchase money to paid on the confirmation of the sale by the Court and the balance in two equal annual the de ferrcd payments to Iwnr interest from the date o confirmation of sale and to be secured hy bond open and sweeping every seat Fiftythree passengers were on the fifteen of whom were more or less The following is a killed Meadville Meadville Meadville Edward Cambridge as had been to I The train was supplied with blankets and all the horrible parapher nalia for caring and the work of transferring the wounded was prosecuted systarnetically yet almost in A terrible picture was presented by Arthur the two locked firmly pinned between which and plainly visible was Engineer of the passenger I Toledo passenger on died The poor fellow must have been m 1 stantly killed while attempting to leap from his doomed but there was made had he taken charge of the office is purely As a gentleman md merchant he is said to stand well in who took charge of his office on will be Clerk of j Courts facto as well as de He needs no introduction to the people of Vlercer He was well introduced tiring the last Our Mercer orrespondent intimates that vho has had large experience as a will remain in the office for a and everything connected vith this office nay fairly be expected to move along smoothly and Vaughn will be satisfied with nothing short o 3t KKERSIAN Pa Administrator of lleuben deceased rail road have dove oped exceptionally line min stock and fanning dis Maps and full upon appli soon after The injured are leg crushed Adolph Buf leg broken Adolph leg crushed one leg crushed and the other broken Michael a 424 Thirteenth eg broken leg bruised slightly David Beau 241 East Spence leg broken Charles leg broken Horace Gra returning from badly hurt across the hip Wyman returning from foot crushed leg hand hurt and bruised about the face and head Philip Fran arm hurt hurt while trying to get out of the smoker Salaman not time and he was crushed to death Mreman Irvin could also be plainly seen from the same immovable and cole in Quilts were hung up to hid the pitiful which seemed to poss ess a fascination for a large O and not a farthing of true riches laid up in heaven But the desire ol the wicked shal saloon must gotrie grea curse of all ages shall cease from the earth and happy is he who has a par in the The hotels and saloon are overwhelmed in Green we hop in Sharon The writing on the wa the hand of work of th is in saloon is finished the opposite side the ruin was even tion as an Jonathan Dean retires from the office of Recorder with the utmost and his takes up the pen with fair prospects for making a popular and efficient McKay retires from the County Treasurers office with a record as clean and satisfactory as he or his friends could BroadbetU takes his and his well established reputa worse and it was absolutely impossible to distinguish one engine from Hanging from among the ruins of en gine was a piece of clothing that was taken for Engineer and the dripping blood told but too plainly how true was the upright citizen is that the funds of the Mrs Joseph Snyder is very low with as are some of Henry Wag icrs Mr Murray lectured at the Stewart school house on Monday His subject Use andAbuse oi The Professor handled his subject and the lecture was well received by all who were fortunate enough to be pres ent But owing to the fact that only a few knew of the the crowd was not so large as it would otherwise have Will Stenger returned to college this William has the best wishes of a large circle of friends for his and Charles of Al who have been visiting As returned home on Monday Gibson was looking over fine stock to be seen at the Shade Frances Willard beautifully says Sa red and beautiful is the mission of the Vhite The fullness of time has The world is ready for and he twentieth century shall lift it to the The teaching of hygiene in the public schools will steadily become a neans of grace and the fight for a clear which the temperance reform is will help usher in a more reli gious age than the world has ever seen or only when the cobwebs are all swept away from the souls can a man really think Gods thoughts after Our next article will contain informa tion of ihe prayers and plans 01 this work in our own All who are in terested in this work of reform can obtain by with a the County Superintendent of Literature It is hoped that Sabbath School teach ers will widely circulate the White Cross Literature that pastors will become more and bravely present the gospel of purity that fathers and mothers will awaken earnestly to the dangers that on every hand threaten to destroy the sweet purity of child life and that all Christians may work for the overthrow of one of the Nations strrng est cation to STOCK ail tfriiiii IH IxJiitf raitltlly Into lie liiKNl NtocK nml dairy In I lie iuai ItiiKlM Niill conven ient to I1IMU9 HlMtlicnlloii to WARRKNr VmtlT BUSINESS builiiug N H lAl of railroads in a new and fertile country llJJ II creates many new affording ex business Partio nlare rtttaiaine snob opportunities in Minnesota and will be sent upon appli cation to Pan Minn leg broken Adolph Cincinnati crushed Charles bruised about the head and The Meadville jy the gave a very full and satisfac ory account of the unfortunate rom the Saturday evening edition we clip the following The residents of our city were startled about 10 oclock this morning by a re North Dakota never had better crops than those just Many opportunities to secure flue Government lands recently near excellent coal fields and adjacent to ralltoad Maps and lull upon application to C FAILURE WHY Council Council met on Tuesday Burgess Bennihghoff Loutzen and The following orders were granted JH Mun Greenville Gas gas for On motion the Burgess was orderedjtp have a coal house built at the 1 Packard Hose Mart sure guarantee county will be carefully and faithfully handled during the next three Esq the new District need desire nothing more than u HIIM to make for himself a name and reputa1 tion in the office equal to that of the late If he succeeds in doing the people of Mercer county will unite in saying to him at the close of his well done good and faithj fast His position will be one of unus wouhUjr ual importance during the next tnree Revising The I From the Butler We understand the conference for re vising the rules is to take place at New Castle on the loth of This brings us face to face with the question as to what method we will If it is decided that the popular vote of the whole district shall be taken as the method then there is not much left for 1 the conference tp further than to con first of this stitute some equitable method of settling j Young is in Pittsburgh this Ljjsputeci or contesting Singing at Glory has been resumed fee ed m i Tuesday evening of every week un an the hands of the State an Stk ro of Otter is organization in as at present con the people have no mucn resPect cided to entertain a his many j each party in a contest should I friends ably assisted by his he to name a certain number of say gave a party eight and then let them strike off 1 alternately until four 1 on Thursday evening 10 say it was a adapted city on Mon umpire be and let this committee thus examine and decide all and we believe he will try to so Bv received from the Paine ntests Possibly in the near future we I ctipli I act as not to disappoint his friends statute book If on the An Exceedingly Snd Death A few weeks ago we noticed the fact of we learn that a storm such A o i as seldom visits that country has been will have a law on tne and jls compliments right and covering the whole If on the r Findley retire from the County ComGuess the old Keystone is about s otlier this system is not missioned office with them se nj iet a district convention be Let plaints concerning the management of I Liteiary ai the office during their term have not been numerous or Their recj doubt will be ably performed ord has been clean and will bear inspec Dight and Duncan Carmichael havel Afo you payini heavy or runiiine behind Can you move to nowlocatlon Excellent which will increase In valne several fold In ive Nc other such opportunities Full particulars upon application to Gen Minn i OF CROPS is an unknow experience in Central an Dakota and Min Map and ull particu lars regarding Address Pass Paul WORK VOIl or on small f salary Why continue working on a worn out farm Why try to secure a living from such highpriced or hcavilymort ettged farms Why work on rented land I Why not BtftrtloryourRoH Why not secure at once BOtno of the lowprtced but very fertile and well located lands adjacent to railroads now to be by those go ing to Northern Dakota and where you can make a larger net profit per acre than on the highpriced or wornout laud you now occupy Why not go and look the situation and see for A or at least obtain further which will bo sent If you will address die port that there had been a headend that of the collision of passenger train and Congressional had married freight train between Buchanan of Station and and that a large it appears that when the present session number of persons had been killed and of Congress opened and Taylor many Within a few minutes a j took up their residence in The daily papers of Friday give an account ot Taylors sudden and heavily was run to the scene of I exceedingly sad About 10 the The wrecking car was run Thursday started out to do some On her return after she sank unconscious upon the sidewalk within a few squares of where she re arrived at the scene of the cas being stricken down with apo great crowd collected at the Nypano and as soon as a Aside taken their seats in the Commissioners They are well known to people of Mercer county and have the uj the societVi An friends of literary confidence of the people We societies should turn out and speak t ieir predict for them an administration which little will challenge the general approval of the White the people of the Our Mercer Adyance correspondent says they have elected bj hereafler Gamble Whether this 1S a monthly by the permanent or temporary election we j superintendent ol the department of to the scene of the disaster as soon as the crew could be An Evening Republican reporter ualty abont and found that hun dreds had collected to see the greatest No one in the vicinity knew and an ambulance was called and she railway smashup ever occurring in these Was carried past her residence three and also assist in caring for those j miles to a where she died at 3 The first news her husband re ceived of the sad occurrence when he for his wife was in an He hurried to the hos who had been THE TERRIBLE The crash came at Train 8 j was two hours and forty minutes late and was running forty miles an hour and 1 started to hunt evening the freight about fifteen miles an U magjned than Taylor was The collision occurred on the com b uried at Spring Grove Cin mencement of a from where train are not One thing is Gamble has made an excellent clerk and understands the afiairs of the office George Allen takes the place ol Im brie Zuver upon the Board of Poor Di The efficiency of the Board will not be impaired by the and this is complimentary to ior Imbrie Zuver has made a painstaking Of course the new McEwen and Price will enter upon their important and dis charge them Social cooperating with the White Mercer In the for December the question is asked originated the White Cross movement 1 he January number answers Ellice Hopkins of Miss with Mrs Josephine Butler and many have done a noble work in this but the first steps were taken by the Bishop of early m 1883 Since then it has spread rapidly and has branches in India and In 1886 Ellice Hopkins sent an appea to the women of America to take up thi This appeal has been widely cir and the National u 1 Immediately established a Departmen A eood pro1 the last Presidential vote be taken as the and no Divide this vote say seventy five give tlie Of repre each or if any county bewell1 worthys1 Then let each county will be furnished divide its territory into as many districts as it has members of the In liis way each delegate will represent own district and will not be respon ible to any one else for his sction as a member of a district Let it e considered dishonorable for any del egate to have his expenses paid and m his way we would have short sessions and more satisfactory results from dis rict Test our district by this Re nibiican vote for President in But er Beaver 5iO75 Lawrence Mercer making a total of and divide this total by and we get 279 and a This would give Butler county 19 delegates Beaver county 18 delegates Lawrence county 15 delegates Mercer county 23 making an aggre gate of We have snbmitted the not supposing that it is but trusting that it might assist in bringing the pub lic mind up to a thorough consideration of the whole with a view to se curing a searching reform of this whole of has become disgusting to the honorable votersLet the subject be thoroughly examined and thenlet the remedy be The people want   

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