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Advance Argus (Newspaper) - February 9, 1888, Greenville, Pennsylvania v MERCER FEBRUARY ion I have a number of choice farms and town lots which will be sold nt H bnrnnin within the next 3t Please Inquire of j5tf TjURM FOR The William WilllHms in Wcct Salem four and n half miles from containing 57 Is offered for sale on Apply to William Williams or In FOB Two acres of good on which Is a frame with kitchen Excellent orchiird and Rood Property Is situated on Kinsman two if lies from Apply to UttODA ANN 20 Pa F Two lots situated on Eagle sixty feet each fronting on street and ex tending North 234 On erected a frame house In good the projierty of M Terms of ninde known Julv 18 Main July Htf There was nothing to hinder the Groundhog from seeing his so look ibr cold Charley Beil smiles all over his and says Come over and see my girl she weighed eight Peirsol hasnt sold any of his wes tern horses but he says he thinks he will have no trouble selling them lor Turner and Minnis are going to take one of his Trotting teams to and of course they will lave no trouble selling for they ire first class and know how o handle trotting for they have had the Piersol talks N Notice Is liersliy given that tlie Imoks of the late firm of Clltt will IMJ clewd nnd ready for settlement on nnd after The slime will bo nettled at tho old in Masonic by the surviving who continues Hie tf F IAIIM FJK The Daniel RUib funn In rymntunlng township onu mile of containing thirty five house and excellent good or chard will be sold on reasonable Also the ad joining farm owned by containing thirtyeight and onehalf Inquire of 6th Pa f shipping his horses to New and j ninny who w f he we advise him to take the Among mint and custom house strive for su premacy at import mt conven tions and We notice that the victor generally keeps the Of fensive partisans are Republicans under a Democratic who exer cise the rights enjoyed by the Unless of New tries to get the Cleveland will be re nominated by and the strug gle will be for second Within six months the Republicans will have chosen their leaders for the Novem ber Who they will be is a very hard conundrum to There is a feeling throughout the country that Blaine or Sherman would be too murh of a load to start with and would result in a defensive campaign rather than an aggressive There are a few whose nomination would mean defeat and would lead the party to the days of martyrdom are Brax one avenue of escape lies open to thee betake thyself to some sylvan cave and spend the remainder of thy days and refrain from imposing upon the public thy soulinspiring valen Founders As is was observed by all in connection with Thiel College as a it being the anni versary of its founding by and In the evening the Annual address was delivered by of Leech A good audience was present to greet the after a few well chosen remarks relative to the ap Account of Estate In the OrphansCourt of of Mercer lo John of January And January on motion the Court appoints Sheakley to distribute tho balance In the account among the beirs of lly THK Notice IS hereby given that I will attend to the du ties of the above at the office of Judge in Marcer on Fri the 10th day of at 10 oclock at which time and place all parties interested mny intend If they J283t 1 UDITORS Account of Estate In the Orphans Court of of Mercer 9 of Michael January And January on motion Court ap points to distribute the bal ance in this account among the BY THK To all persons Interested Take that I will attend to the duties of my above at my in the borough of on Feb ruary at oclock at which time and place al parlies in interest may attend said Turner Minnis along for hey would not only help the sale of lis but perhaps they could make a mash on some of the city as they are both great Tommy and Jessie say it will be a cold day when they go so far lor nothing has been se riously ill for several days with dropsy of the Jacob Martin seems lo be on the way to Charles Owen is dangerously ill with pneumonia not expected to of the Adamsville flouring has purchased the old mill bite and will build a custom mill as soon as winter Alden is selling off his hardware at Tate is the ora James McElhager returned home from a long visit in last accompanied by her The revival meetings at the E Church are well attended and doing good but much complaint is made o some speakers who very unprofitably consume the It seems impossible for some people to learn that there is t time for and a lougwinded 0 the latter no man would be surer of success than of the A long felt want are statesmen who will get out of the nar row hounds of the mere questions M parly to the broad basis if what is best for the entire President Cleve land was equal to the and has eiven his party an issue and himself the nomination for a second Mind fealty to party has caused many of his pponents to differ from him when no differences were heard when President his Secretary of the and his party recommended similar ac At one time Bluine and his party were fur a repeal of the tax on coal the Democrats opposed Now it is The Republican members of Congress would do well to heed the constantly growing demand for an im mediate revision of the tariff Some of the most prominent and influ ential Republican journals in the coun try are prophesying defeat unless some thing is done in that If the existing duties upon raw materials which are to be used in manufactures should be would it not bring to our own factories to be manufactured goods that are now made in England propriateness of observing this and a THE OLD FENCE We mentioned in a recent issue of the ADVANCE ARGUS that Judge of the Venango had decided that the act of 1885 providing for the repeal of the old fence law ol 1700 by the vote of is and that therefore the old act remains in force in that county until otherwise decided by the Supreme The case will probably be taken to thehighercourtand made a test It is a matter of con siderable importance and ought to be decided by the Supreme Court without unnecessary If the old law is to be held in farmers and others will do well to look after their fences if they expect to collect damages in case ol tres Commlssioners whole law is to be put in operation at the re quest ol the County Suppose the Commissioners should re fuse to act how would they be compelled I am aware that the word In Some cases when the public interests are at has been construed as but I do not now remember of a single case where a simple request has been enforced by I am informed whether correctly or that in the mountainous counties oi the the citizens are largely opposed to the whether true or matters not the principle is the Each separ ate county in the State may accept of the or may reject act contemplates the division of the State into counties each one to act by f and for In one or more the popular vote may be in favor ol The tiigh compliment to the generous per sons by whom such an occasion was made proceeded to the discus sion cf his which was The Highest Intellectual For lack of space we can give but the briefest out the where found The speaker found his ideal of the highest intellectual life in supremacy of all and in following Him nlone can we attain to the highest stan dard of lile in any This peifec tion manifested in a well rounded not merely or but in every respect well rounded out into a beautiful and perfert It was a life manifested in His sole ami and in such county or counties it is provided the act shall take ef fect and the common law is the rule of And every owner of cattle in such county would be held responsible for any dam We are informed mat pass on the part of their neighbors After stating the case the following is Judge Taylors opinion The act is entitled An Act to repeal I ages arising from their the first section of an act for regulating counties may vote against and maintaining jf passed in After reciting the first section of the act of 1700 it closes as follows being the first seclion of said be and the same is hereby second seclion provides as follows it it shall be the duty of the Sheriff of any on the request of the County Commissioners tp cause this act to be published with and in the same manner that notices of the next general election shall be published and lor the purpose of ascertaining whether or not tlie provisions of this act are deemed expedient and desired in such the qualified electors there or not vote at and in such counties the first clause of the act of 1700 still re mains the it is seen that we have different upon the same sub ject bounded and defined by dis tinct territorial Such a result creates the very evil the framers of the Constitution intended to remedy or pre It matters not that every county in the Commonwealth may accept the yy tire IHiWiiiicvj ninu i U li or is not the thing Hecker is some and that the for such and no one should 11CV if they think with their J20 3l mO WHOM IT MAY Notice Is hereby that a meeting will be held at the office of Hopper 2fc South I Third Street in the city of on the 10th day of one thousand eight hundred and at one oclock in the afternoon of that of the persons for and on whose account the rolling property and franchises of theShenango and Allegheny Railroad Company were heretofore at a sale held at on the Nineteenth day of by virtue of a decree ol the Circuit Court of the United States for the Western District of In a suit wherein John is the and the Shenango and Allegheny Uullroad and are Such meeting will he held for the purpose of organ izing a new by electing a President and Board of and nf doing such other things as ore requisite and proper ill the premises under the lows of the State of Pennsylvania in that JAMES Purchasing THOMAS POWELL yKKDElUCK 1 January or be to occupy over two minutes of and one or half a speeches are much The most effective speech I ever heard of at such a meeting was made by a young and consisted of but one a word of stupendous im 1 Trembling with emo she repeated the word three and sat It did not take ten sec onds of but the Spirit was in the and many who heard at once chose the path that leadeth unto eternal There is one place where a two hours speech might be after the door has shut the speaker in alone with his He that seeth in secreet Rut in these speaking say one or two and sit down to silently pray that the word or two may stir some soul to prospects are fair for her Schadi was the lucky man on as he won the Campbell We congratulate on his Stanton and Miss Sue Ridgwav vis ited in Jamestown over Stan ton reports a gootl time and adds that sleighing is good north of Won der how he found Reeser will move on the Lnd wig in West Salem about the Jacob Fritz and of visited his Samuel of this last This is Jacobs first visii in about 20 and he notes many changes in that Minnesota Leads the World With her dairy and giain acres fino farming and grazing adjacent to lor sale cheap on easy For Lana General Passenger Ask tor Book or M A ANfTOBA mm Low Rates to Pacific The new agreement between the transcontl nentallines authorizes a lower rate to Pacific coast points via the ManitobaPacific route than is made Yia any other Frequent ex Accommodations and other apply to General Passenger AGENTS WANTED A Splendid Chance for Active and Reliable Men We desire to establish agencies in every county for the Pianos and Organs we including the Peerless Hardman Krakauer Schoninger Bell Ivers Pond Harrington Loring Blake Palace Chase Smith American Lawrence 7 octavo Piano Chicago Cottage Automatic In the above list are included the very finest in struments made in the United and having the highest and most extensive thus render ing them the easiest and most satisfactory for any agent to deal We invite correspondence from any industrious and reliable persons wishing to engage in this or from those who are al ready in Please state abilities and give reference MKLLOK OP 77 Fifth Pa 3 COLLEGE On Thursday last ihe large streamer took its annual airing and announced from the flag stafl to all the passers by that it was Founders There was no the day being observed as a memorial day in honor of and One of the principal items of interest was the international oyster eating con tests between the representatives of the British Dominions and the United States of Miller delivered an able ad dress in the The Highest Intellectual It was masterly effort and well but we lack space for The Chry sostomos orchestra made its debut by furnishing music for the of the Freshman took a flying visit to Sandy Lake on Most of the students attended Sheridans and were greatly A soulless Prep sagely advises the speaker to away are eagerly awaiting the next he The rink seems to have very strong attractions for some of the number of our students seem to be drawn to the church quite fre or pretty iris Ross Swickard led the exercises it the meeting of the Young Peoples Home Workers in the Lutheran church ast Sabbath Horses are changing hands lively the past few but there are still a few jood ones for t Look out for a washing machine agent a the near we understand there is to be one in this They say she is a and that means hard to Why is it that some very mtelhgen people will decry home or local papers and say there is nothing in them bu fool such as Jim lost a and these same persons are the first ones to glance over the local columns when they take up a neighbors We dont believe they practice what they for we always see plenty of home papers in this section of We understand that Mathias Reichard has moved from the Saul property to Guy Thorn is quite sick at nothing of a serious we No doubt the immortal Shakespeare conceived that such a mental genius as and purpose in this life seemed to be the pf may at such general by faithful discharge of It was a life brought close in communion with God through obedience to will in the discharge of that The only way to attain to this highest intel lectual life is to follow Christ by stming to not the head but the whole heart and The aim of the true college course is thus to develop the we are to follow after this per by endeavoring to make all our cnowledge harmonize with who is he author of all We ate to show the knowl edge in our lives by our obedience to the laws of The attainment of a ligh intellectual life is open to but it is necessary to discard all that is trifling and it is at best but little we know in this but in attaining to that little we are to advance toward the in finite knowledge of who Ja the Father of and we are His It was an able address and well deliv ballots written or printed as namely on the outside the words re peal ol the fence and on the inside God s I tue in favor of or against and in count ing and making returns of the ballots the inspectors and clerks shall be governed by the laws of this Commonwealth regulating general elections and on a proper count ol such ballots in any county it shall appear that a majority thereof are in favor of repeal this act shall forthwith take ef fect but the same shall not take effect in any county in this Common wealth until it has been ascertained that the provisions thereof are deemed ex pedient and desired therein by an elec tion as hereinbefore provided provided that if at any election held in any under the provisions of this it shall appear that a majority of the votes casl thereat are Against no vpte shall again be as herein provided for the period of three years thereafter The seventh section of Article o the Constitution of inter pro vides fhe General Assembly shal not pass any local or special law regu lating the offices of boroughs or school dis In another column Nor shal the General Assembly indirectly enac provisions of the act of 1885 the vice in the act consists in that any county may reject In the appeal of the city of Scranton school decided a little more than a year and reported in 3d page the first sec lion ot the syllabus is as follows If an act regulating the affairs of etc either pro duces or may produce local it offends against Section Article the and is therefore n the opinion it is inter alia whether the methods prescribed by the act shall be the will not upon the act of the but upon the will of others who ate not law makers at all and what may be the law n one city of the third may not be the law in another city of the same other a majority of the members of the city council in any city oi the third class may impose upon the nhabitants of that city a method of tax which may not prevail in any other city of this A law which authorizes this to be in our is clearly obnoxious to the The gentleman has good oratori such special or local by the partu Braxton should spring into existence We lecture of Miss Ella Beighley discharged the du ties of organist at the German services at the Lutheran church on Sabbath McKees weekly lectures on mathematics are said to be exceedingly interesting by those in Den it is will be occu pied hereafter by Beachler and No further need to read Class meetings are now m look ing to the arrangement of business for spring It is said that Womans Rights are now being discussed by the young dies of Clionian Literary Rose our worthy has been quite ill for some but is now on Zahn has had another serious relapse of his and is at this writing too ill to leave his ESTABLISHED t 1672 Diploma Awarded First Premium Soronto Industrial and Diploma Awarde at Pennu State Fair PIFKIITS English Blue Black Writing Fluid Has no Muny Try it once and be convinced Send for manufactured by IXiRMirNr Sold Wholesale and Retail at 38C7 Feun Unequaled lor fountain d22 Editor Advance Argus Is it not about three years ago we heard so much of pernicious activity among Federal office holders As the time for the Presidential nominating convention draws nearer and those requests are heeded less and How the mighty sentiments are fallen when the entire political machinery of a State is set in motion to down one man when he wrote the following lines Over the heat and distemper of thy sprinkle cool If our friend had taken our former advice and cooled his fevered he would not have thrown another gravel stone into that hornets nest in order to hear them Like the adventuresome small boy he has been badly and in order to give vent to the feelings of his oer burdened soul dips his castiron pen in sulphuric acid and endeavors to reply to our communication of recent and while inditing that wonderful production his manuscript turns yellow with sarkasm and In regard to the music he we but if Braxton is resting under the delusion that we were referring I to his melliferous voice or his symphon lous strains on the fiddle strings furnished by the let him be Again we have it from authentic sourcethat when Braxton was hired to teach the school which was a sad misfortune for the the con tract implied that he was not to interfere with the workings ot the At the first meeting of society after the opening of the we do not find him among the rank and but on the issuing commands with sten torian From this time on we find our young friend iuperintending the and at the same time en deavoring to have the inward workings of the society run for his own personal aggrandizement and In this double capacity he shows how effectually he filled the office of bell which he brings to We did always admire selfreliance and true but conceit and bigotry we do Right here would add if he should ever look down from the cal abilities and a very pleasing personal All who heard were greatly The only unpleasant feature of the occasion was that quite a number of the students absented themselves from the lecture to attend the exposition at the We are constrained to say that this speaks either well lor the rink or ill for the Those who heard Miller certainly had an intellectual and any one who would willingly forego such to attend the especially when the same sights and sounds are to be seen and heard there every night for several consecutive to put it questionable repeal of a general law but laws repeal ing local or special acts may be The word as herein has re ceived a judicial Prior to the framing and adoption of the Consti The Chrysostomos orchestra furnish ed the music for the Founders Day ex CASUAL If the baby is to have it must have sound and refreshing Bulls Baby Syrup insures Price 25 cents a Ootincll Burgess and Council met in regular session Tuesday Present Bur gess Councilmen James Jacob Orders were granted as fallows Greenville Gas for 788 Artherholt horse Aaron 332 Citizens Hose y On motion the application of Leet to be admitted to the borough be referred to the Burgess and with instructions to report at next regu lar meeting their opinion as to the best course to proceed in On motion Blair and Wray were given permission to run a sewer from a point on Meadville street opposite Wrays house to the On giddy heights ot his conceited imagina tion and behold Braxton as he appears to the his humiliation would be so great that he would hie himself to fields and pastures He expresses his regret that he is no able to return the compliment paid him It would be an easy matter for him to stretch the wings of his imagination as we did in his From the genera Activity is a weak word to express the tone of his reply we would infer that h manner in which the city endeavors to pose as a but alas tion of 1874 special or local legislation had become an evil of great and it required and received special at tention upon the part of the convention moulding the organic law in if to effectually prevent the recur rence of the public wrongs and evils which had been perpetuated by such special and local legislation in the The earnest endeavors of the members of the Convention to effectually eradi cate all special or local legislation thence forth from our statute is evident by the that they not only prohibited such legislation in plain unmistakeable thus The General Assem bly shall not pass any local or special But to emphasize their inten tion that no more of the vicious legisla tion should in an indirect manner be in another clause they farther extended the as follows Nor shall the General Assembly indi rectly enact such special or local laws by the partial repeal of a general Ouur Supreme Court in their con struction ol acts apparently in conflict with these wise provisions of the Con have rigidly adhered to such an interpretation as carried into effect the intention of its and upon every occasion have placed their seal of condemnation not only upon every open but also every secret attempt to evade the wise provisions under the attempted disguise of a general Scouders Appeal 15 That gen 7th Section of the III Article of the Con which prohibits the General Assembly from passing any local or spe cial law regulating the affairs of The circumstance that the power to determinenhe question Is del egated to another body does not at all affect the The practical result is the the law 1885 will be lim ited to the one or more cities that do ac and that makes it All our recent decisions are to the that if local results either or may be pro duced by a piece of it of fends against the provisi9ns of the Con and is citing weallh 7 Appeal and other Common Scouders This ruling of the Supreme Court is decisive of the Some counties may accept the provisions of the act of while others may and the practical result is that the act will be limited to those counties who do and this makes the act I am there fore of the opinion that the act clearly is within the Constitutional and is The third relating to the sovereign would seem to be ruled by Lockes Appeal but the view which I have taken of the second ques tion raised makes it unnecessary to ex press an opinion upon For the reasons given judgment is ordered to be entered for the CHARLES President The Population of Is about and we would say at least one half are troubled with Borne affection of the Throat and as those com plaints according to more numerous than We would ad vise all not to neglect the opportunity to call on their druggist and get a bottle of Kemps Balsam for the Throat and Price 500 and Trial size Sold by all and all who con sider their own call at the store of Gaiser Their prices are still lower than eral legislation upon all subjects is im therefore classification upon subjects and persons is necessarily with out the limits of Constitutional prohibi tion may be Wheeler Kilgen 4 Carlton et Fertig Commonwealth Under the latest decision of our Supreme a local or special act is one which or may oper ate within only a portion of the territory occupied the persons or things to which the legislation naturally and properly In the light of this definition of what constitutes local or special let us examine the act of If the first seclion stood there would be no it simply repeals the first section ot the act of 1700 but the second section is insepar ably connected with the The first is a dead letter upon the statute dependent upon the provisions of the second section being carried affirmatively into efiect further the second section shall not take effect until the provisions of the second are fully The two sections must therefore respect ively be construed and passed upon as a The first thing to be is the innate modesty of the The second section That it shall be the dutv of the Sheriff of any on the report of the County Books for the We want books for our School As a means of raising money for this purpose Superinten dent of our has consented to deliver his A Pedagog in at the Opera on Friday Everybody who is called upon to buy a ticket should do so A large number should be sold before date above and the Opera House should be crowded on that The net proceeds will be put into books suitable for the The lecture is said to be an interesting one and worth all and more than the price of The Handsomest Lady In Remarked to a friend the other day that she knew Kemps Balsam for the Throat and Lungs was a superior rem as it stopped her cough instantly when others had no effect So to prove this and convince you of its any druggist will give you a Sam ple Bottle Large size 500 and Peace on Earth Awaits that countleess army of whose ranks are constantly recruited from tho victims of nervous ness and nervous The price of the boon is a systematic course ol Hostellers Stomach the finest and most genial of tonic pursued with reasonable pieasanter and safer this than to swash the victualling department with alcoholic or the beef ex nerve narcotics sedatives and poisons in Tired Natures sweet balmy Is the providential recuperapc of weak and this glorious franchise being usually the consequences of sound digestion and increased the great Rtomaoblcwhlcu insures both is productive also of repose at the required Not unrefreshed awakens the Individual who uses but clear headed and Use the BUUrs also in fever and kidney conati uuUIon aud fob
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