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   Advance Argus (Newspaper) - March 1, 1888, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                MERCER MAHCH 1 I have a number of choice farms and town lots which will bo sold at a bargain within the next 8C Inquire of TjURM FOR The William WIIHrtms In Went Salem lour and a half wiles trom containing 57 Is offered for sale ou reasonable Apnly to William Williams or In Jan riOR Two acres of Rood I on which Is a frame with kitchen Excellent orchard and good Property Is situated on Klnnman two u lies from Apply to ItHODA ANN Two lots situated on Eagle sixty feet each fronting on Kagle street and ex tending North 234 On 003 Is erected a frame house In good late the property of M Terms of sale made known uy July 187 Main July 14tf l Notice is hereby given that the books of the late flrm of Cllft A will be closed and ready for settlement on and after The same will be settled at the old in Masonic Block by the surviving who continued the Dec29 tf F ARM FOR The Daniel Hnub farm In Pymatnnlng one mile east 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 Oth In re voluntary assignment of McMahan to Speir for the benefit ot In the Court of Common Pleas ot Mercer No 47 January Notice is hereby given to all parties interested that assignee as made application to said Court on February for leave to reassign any money or goods now in his hands or possession belonging to said assigned estate to the said McMahsn and thereupon to be discharged from his said and unless cause be shown to the contrary on or before rhe fourth Monday ot the prayer of the said petitioner will be allowed and leave granted as prayed 233t ESTABLISHED Diploma Awarded First Premium Soronto Industrial and Diplomat warded at Penna State FIRKINS English Blue Black Writing Fluid Has no Many Try it once and be convinced Send for manufactured by npllsdlisr SB Sold Wholesale and Retail at 88C7 Poiin for fountain d22 13w SHENANGO LAKE ERIE Time itOBTII BOUKD j 2 Shenango Fredonia Me rcei Pardoe SOUTH BOUND Grove Branch Coaltown Junctin Jamisonvillu 3 5 553 600 6 20 629 6 48 6 58 7 11 7 S3 7 27 788 7 33 7 36 743 763 8 02 8 10 820 8 2 Train 21 leaves Greenville 9 35 stopping at Shenango Mercer 10 Grove City 10 Branch ton 11 00 dr Junction 11 Butler 11 arriv ing at Allegheny 1 65 MILLIARD KORTH BOUND SOUTH BODND TBAIMS No 34 12 00 11 50 11 30 11 20 U 00 No 32 6 25 620 6 00 552 545 8 30 8 4 40 9 00 9 10 9 20 10 5 20 5 30 The shortest and quickest route between Greenville and Through Greenville to on trains 3 and Through Allegheny to on trains 4 and Through and baggage checked through from all principal stations on the to the above Genl Genl and Ticket LAKE SHORE AND MICHIGAN SOUTHERN Franklin Time Table taking effect Central Standard GOING OOINQ 36 2 30 301 3 35 352 4 15 4 35 6 6 15 7 50 8 43 9 00 9 39 10 30 11 6 45 7 02 718 735 7 47 8 02 8 10 8 Oil Beno Polk Sandy Stoneboro Clark 2 25 2 15 203 1 37 1 25 1 09 1 05 12 4 00 3 10 1 51 1 30 1246 1240 11 9 50 9 18 8 43 8 25 802 1 6 43 5 31 8 Salem 39 12 25 5 53 618 1262 1 55 2 48 8 59 9 25 9 Andover 23 1212 1146 11 10 24 9 25 8 50 6 25 435 49 4 60 10 20 14 1050 05 600 fOUNGSTOWN 14 33 22 A I Genl A Ticket Agt Is onfileln Philadelphia at the Newspaper Joe Metvin is lying very low with pneumonia at his in Reuben Hecker is still confined to her but it is hoped she will soon be restored to u everybody is complaining of bad 6 Sawing bees are in Ridgway and Ribmson had theirs last and still others to Young has built a blacksmith and will soon be ready to do work in a workmanlike so he Isaac of Lawrence is visiting his Riley was the victim of a sur prise party one evening last week have not heard any but no doubt it was a Ridgway writes from the West that snow is eighteen inches in but reports stock looking Some of our neighbors have com menced sugar but this week has dried up the Hay and straw are be coming and farmers are complain mc of the immense appetite ol their COLLKQH A large number of students attended the Working Association at the house of Samuel West last Thursday even The Chrysostomos Orchestra re galed the guests of the occasion by dis coursing sweet Weiskatten displayed com mendable talent as a on the occasion alluded Miller is now doing work in the orchestra of the Lutheran of the Senior is temporarily hors de owing to a mild attack of the operator on the flag staff for the signal ran up the storm flag last Saturday consequently the cold wave we have just experienced we haVe request ed him to use another flag in so all may expert better for several years Professor of music in our has resigned his We hope he will not desert us but still let us at least occasionally see his pleasant John Class of gave us a glimpse of his sunny countenance on Monday Zahn is still slowly mend and we now hope for his final re though it will necessarily be a long time before he will be able to re sume his duties in the class would benefit a number of unfeeling speculators and again rouse Let us have What a wonderful musical prodigy little tenyearold Josef Hofinann The boy appears to be a natural and it is astonishing to see with what perfect ease and nonchalance he plays tha most difficult pieces without or wields a baton before an orchestra of a hundred The strain of giving four concerts a week in as many different cities has been too much for his and his father has been com pelled to withdraw him from the public for the time Under new law license applica tions were or less than last KKNNARD Quite a number of our citizens took in the exhibition at Mud College Jast Tues day There will be preaching in Church next Sabbath Our school closed Jast Logan and of James who have been the guests of Stevenson for the past re turned home last of Leechs visited her parents at this place last Sat urday and The Kennard Lumber have pur chased ten acres of hemlock from Young and some oak timber from near In a few more years forests will be as scare here as they are in the Western Green is very ill with the but thinks she is not Milo of visited Englishs school last There was no preaching in the Church Sabbath evening on account of Ihe illness of their Edward who has been on the sick list all is now conva Peter Sollinger has moved out into the on what is known as the Woods Sugarmaking is taking a rest during the Grandmother Wilt is quite ill at pres ent whom we reported sick some weeks is still under the doc tors Stevenson Logan are build ing a barn for near Amasa The sewing circle meets at the residence of Almina Reed tomor row All are cordially invited to of this visited friends at Osborn last Friday and Satur Donnell is making an ex tended visit at William Editor Advance Argus Property holders will not get much satisfaction in reading the last report of the Chief of the Fire It is almost a department m name There is only one engine capable of throwing a stream high and strong enough to do any The engines are all old and of the thirty twentyone are not in a fit condition to do efficient The other night in Germatown it took three engines over three hours to subdue a fire in a dwell ing and then the fire was gotten under control because the walls were of and the wood work was all con Greenvilles we can throw four better streams than those three engines We hope that there is no political in fluence backing the company that has purchased Libby prison with the inten tion of removing it to Chicago to be placed on It is fitting that suitable monuments be erected on the places where great battles were but there is no necessity for preserving a building that would call to mind such a dark page in the history of the It THE BEPUBL7CAN Work In White Oruti Editor Advance Argus Much is being said and donejof late to advance educational Insti Teachers Associations and litera the interest displayed in the pas sage of the Blair Educational bill the rapid progress made in the work of placing scientific temperance instruction in the schools of many all show that as a people we are alue to the wis dom and necessity of more thorough public while the powers of good combine tc lift humanity up to a higher the powers of bad are everywhere present battling for childrens souls and luring them to degradation and Ellice Hopkins has recently given utterance to this startling truth The only thing that has filled me with the blackness ol despair is not the facts about our back but the tacts about our public From irom the confidence of little irom the halfawaked aiothets who have unwil lingly aware of the workings of Satan or his emissaries in sowing impure literature and pictures and rehearsing vulgar stories in our school rooms and we learn that this peril of the times is making deadly Many instances could be to fill a have come to our own personal but our White Cross leaflets often caution us to never re peat a horrible story fora horrible storys so we will only give one which will clearly prove the necessity of work being speedily done uy the guar dians of the children to save them from this Not long ago a Sabbathschool teacher of a class uf a dozen or more little aged from seven to ten was en deavoring to teach the lesson for the Ten plaining each one and calling out as best she could the ideas of the little She hesitated as she came to tbesevemhj surely these little ones cannot understand what might appropriately be said to older classes on this command ment but on second thought she tried to make it plain to the little earnest listeners how the if not the of the conmandment might be and taught them not to indulge in im pure words cr or listen to what they knew were bad and vulgar or anything they would not be willing their mothers should know Nearly all were from Suddenly she how many of you have ever seen at school obscene pictures and books To her surprise and sorrow almost every little hand was raised It was time for a lesson on Social These inno cent little in several differ ent public already been waylaid with the im printed destined to lower and degrade all pure ideas of things honorable and In view of these sorrowful facts an Interest has been awakened in our country and efforts put forth to guard the boys and girls in the It is true that back of the schools and the teacher lie the home and the it is also true that many homes and mothers are thus the need of these The National Teachers Asso ciation in Chicago last in re sponse to an appeal from Miss Willard adopted strong resolutions looking to the preservation and purity of Many local associations have done the The Superintendent of White Cross work in the State of Missouri has sent out an intensely earnest appeal to the teachers of her We wish every Mercer county teacher might nave a copy of it it is so applicable to all lo She says When this evil is so manifestly corrupting our silence is not only cowardly but It is the part of of to meet it bravely and overcome the evil with with the plain teaching of Few persons hold places of so much opportunity and responsibility as our make and influence all highest and The body is the temple of the living Teach the proper care of Be vigilant that the lips and hands of the pupils committed to your care be kept eyes hearts Guard them against obscene books aud pictures now so widely and so freely As an aid to overcome this Influence we would urge that in all grades the Social Purity pledge cards be the pledge of the Daughters of the Temple for the and the Silver for young thus training the boys to the chivalry of the White ing them in the strong and tender man hood of In be be because your the walketh about as a roaring seeking whom he may All societies should at once endeavor to furnish all teachers in their locality with Social Purity leaflet and and all mothers with leaflet Leechs Subscribe for the ADVANCE The Hew Adopted with Whlrl Xiltt of Delegates fo Sutie The Convention of called together to act upon the proposed new rules for making county and district met at Mercer last Thurs There was a very full every district being and great interest was taken in the proceed The Convention was called to order at eleven oclock by Chairman of the County The Secre taries of the Committee called roll of On motion of Henry Hall was chosen chairman of the convention by accla Hall responded with a few advising harmony in all the work of the of Mer cer Harry West and were elected when convention journed until one oclock nv Convention reconvened promptly at the hour and roll of delegates again called and list A Craw Neynian and Pierce were elected vice As candidates for delegates to State Convention the names of King and Emery were LIST OF The following is the list of delegates present C Allen Joslah D S 11 George Reit Deer H M B K A W P B 0 W Kant B J P AB F Peter 8 B Alexan WH K Wm J W Coo Andrew David U F Elmer East H H Uei W H Middle Joseph Win Harry Carl Weat Henry Road p W A J W Grovi A Dr J M W V S Benjamin R 1 Downing Samuel Willlaiin John Samuel James Joseph Fred George David A S J H li W Don Jackson II L W A T A Win J M Robert Jr James James T H J C S H J W D W H K S K L W Big W W J D Jno I A H J M J C New P A H New A John L Hugh Otter C Jnmes Frank D K Sylvester D C J C W H PymatunlngGeo James C J J G J L 0 S Y S A E A Sandy Lee W P George J Alex C M Walter Jas F B J H T J Wm Urlha Dan Chan C A Jno 0 Henry J D J L Thomas Robert Herman 8 B Auretas S Curtis Samuel F II C B F Sugar 9 Alonzo J T 0 Samuel Dun P G Henry Sandy C 1 H H S Sandy W Daniel W C James West R S I C West John Jacob West M H A Harry 11 J T Thos John J C Van Isaac John Glld C Jasper JiuneJ THE NEW The convention then proceeded to take up the main business of the John presented the re port of the committee appointed to prepare new rules for county nomina which we have already twice pub The report was read by the The fact was soon developed that there was a sufficient number ol in structed delegates present to adopt the rules without and all opposi except an unsuccessful attempt to amend them so as to make them nearly like the Crawford county was There seemed to be a de termination that the report of the com mittee should be adopted without amend and hence it was difficult to get even a few unimportant verbal changes which had the approval of the To say that we are pleased with the action of the convention with reference to these new rules is to put it We are and so is every other member of the committee who assisted in preparing the There is no disguising fact that there were a considerable number ot old and expert delegates in county who had no heart in the new and would gladly have Joined a movement to de feat them but many of them were posi tively instructed to vote for and others seeing the handwriting on the did not have the courage to attack We believe the rules will work THE CONGRESSIONAL After the county rules were adopted the new rules for the nomination of can didates for Congress in this district were taken up and read as follows That the counties comprising the asth Congressional District hereafter nomi nate the Republican candidate for Rep resentative hy a convention composed of sixty fifteen from each The said delegates to be elected as follows That each county of this Congressional District be divided into equal in number to the number of delegates to be elected from that county to the District That each delegate be elected by the votes of the Republicans in his district at the regular primary meeting of the Republican and that the delegate elected from any district be in case lie cannot to name as a sub stitute a Republican in the same district to represent but no voting shall be done by and the substitute must have the credentials of his That at the same time the Republicans of said district shall indicate their choice of Congressional by vote or according to the method in use in said county of which said district is a That the delegates from the respective districts shall vote in the dis trict convention for the candidate who received the greatest number of votes in the subdistrict so long as rules hereafter to be adopted will permit him to do That it will require a majority of the votes cast to nominate the The first convention to be held at New Castle the second Tuesday at i after the last county has held its primar ies that convention appoint the place of holding the following conven After explanations by John Spear Findley and the rules were Delegates from a tew townships came into convention in structed against the but upon hear ing explanations above referred were Convention then proceeded to the election of delegates to the State Con The uame of Emery was withdrawn and Grove and were elected by The convention having concluded its work with speed and har adjourned sine Of course the coming Republican county as well as the Con gressional will be held under the new and we feel anx ious that they should have a fair It may require a year or two to become fa miliar with their but time and experience will justify the wisdom of their Under the Congressional rules any candidate in the district may be voted for in any County lines will not limit this If a Beaver county candidate carry a Mercer county it is his right to do and if a Mercer county candidate can go into a Butler or Lawrence county district and rarry it is his priv ilege under these rules to do The chairman cf the convention was authorized to appoint a committee of five to district this county in accordance with the and report to the County It will be observed that the new county rules will be inoperative so far as the nomination of Congressional candi dates are March Grove March March New March March March Sandy March March 31 Jackson April April April April April West April April Examinations will begin at 9 As there will be no fall examinations those needing certificates to teach during the coming school year Should attend the spring Sugar The NEW February Times today publishes a five column history of the various trusts now known to pe opera The list is headed by the Sugar value of plants capitalized at sixty millions and actual sales of stock at indicating dividends on the value of the monopoly being there fore The firms compose the controlling The Castor Oil Trust is next on the It has raised the price irom 40 cents to a but it is not a very ex tensive affair so farascpital is School slates are trusted and have advanced per cent in Linseed oil has been advanced in price from 38 cents per gallon in 1887 to 56 cents The capital of the trust is The Steel Rail Trust forces prices up from to per but have been unable to keep them there and are now accepting Andrew Carnegie is said to have made a day for 300 days while the price was The Iron Ore Trust is a big but figures seem difficult to get concerning its It seems pretty that the bulk of the best ore lands of the country are in the hands of the The Bessemer Steel the Plow Trust and the Thresher Trust are doing but figures are The Steel and Iron Beam Trust is said to be getting a ton for what costs them about a ton to The Nail Trust is too recently formed to permit of figures being but prices have already The Wrought Iron Pipe Trust has put prices up 2jg per and put wages down 10 per The Iron Nut Trust was formed on January aoth and is a quiet but lu crative The Stove Trust is yet but with immense pos The Paper Bag Trust has of Canojo is its and Congressman George who owns valuable bag is its leading There is a trust of honey producers being not of but the owners of The Oil Cloth Trust is said to have advanced prices 95 per Persons living in unhealthy localities can easily avoid all bilious attacks by taking an occasional dose of Price only 25 Business men and settlers looking for new locations or investments can reach all principal points in Minnesota and Dakota at a cost of one fare for the round by availing themselves of the excursions announced via the Minneapolis Manitoba from Tickets good for 30 Very low excursion rates have been made also via this line to Helena and Great tickets good for four Further particulars can be obtained by addressing General Passenger St or General Eastern 287 mi3teow fJonanmptlouanrely To the inform your readers that I have a positive remedy for the above named By its timely use thousands of hopeless cases have been permanently I shall be glad to send two bottles of my reme dy FREE to any of your readers who have consumption if they will send me their express and post office Re 181 Pearl New J s6m Behold the world Headache and neuralgia have been cured by Salva tion the great and infallible pain Price 25 Impure Exceeding caution should be exercised in the purchase of a new article of Many recent cases of serious illness have been reported from the use of the new patent food for from untested baking and cheap flavoring ex The desire for rapid wealth in duces unscrupulous manufacturers to place anything before the public that will sell at a large without regard to its usefulness or At present there is a great raid upon the baking powder and so many im pure and adulterated articles of this kind have been found peddled about the country that the authorities in several of the States have taken the necessary ac tion to expose The report of the Ohio State Food Commission has shown that large number of the brands sold here are made from or a cheap and adulterated cream of The danger to the public is made still greater by the unblushing effrontery with which the proprietors of these impure powders advertise them as claiming for them all kinds of impossible The official report of the Ohio State Food Commission gives the names of a number of these impure and the amount of impurity and inert matter in each as follows PER OF Sciota Forest City Crown Silver Star De Horsfords Kenton Patapsco One Spoon The impurities in the powders above mentioned were found to consist of va rious matters more or less In Prices powder the principal impuri ties were lime and Rochelle which were found in large The im purities in Horsfords powder were com posed of phosphate of but none of the nutritious without which its manufacturers claim life cannot be The impurities found in the other powders named were principally alum and From the report of the Commission Jt Is evident that the Royal Baking Powder is of the highest degree of strength and Bulls Baby Syrup object so quickly and so satisfactorily that its praises are in the mouth ot every Sold for   

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