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Angelica Reporter (Newspaper) - January 24, 1866, Angelica, New York » A V Ì C. F. & G. W. DICKINSON, nro DOLLARS PER JA^XUM m ADrAXCE. Buflness Card» not cxceccllug six lines, Fiv«; Dollars per annnm. BUSI NE S S C A RDS. ATiafili & OREEN, ATTOR^yEVS & COUNSELLORS AT LA W Angelica, Allegany Co., N. Y. Win attend to all business entrusted to thei charge, with promptness and dispatch. J. 8. ORKE.V.] . fw. AKOKI.. ANGELICA, y. Y., WEDNESDAY, JANÜAEY 24,1866. ^ WHOLE NO. Ï485.' ANGELICA ftEFOim; i-r Om rnißmm-mmmaäSmt. ■^--rwiinri Ulli nana - OMaiinMMMjmr,.......... 0»*-k«tf «dlWM «ML ywib. OM floUnui wte jw '..... $W foiaUm Unm órlcMi BVVtnSM CAKDS mmtä IdtCAM, 4V0«)nMilR UM_ taf I HUM Nonnuwll. fg. | tat locax. Noncm, i» ctmtmrl lOetnta pèr Un« «Ich mhmtamii «m J. H. Eggleston. _ ■ Watch Maker and Jeweler.and dealer iaall kinds of Clocks. Watches, and Jewelry ^ Repairitis done on short notice and rea-BCSublc terms. Angelica, Feb. 15, 1804, 1385tf "IlNGELICA INSUEAHij OFFfCE Arctic Insurance Co. -BAHTAT-.—r—^- AAiETS . . - - SGoO.OOO R. LLOYD, AGKxn Angelica, April 1, ISCS. 1444Dr. 0 . P Carver. D P N TI s T Dental rooms over the atoro óíS. îî. Bennett Jt Co., InSmith Davis'Block, jlngcUcii. I haVo no partner. • i:U3:ti DR, H. B. GORTON, oa isi::^ «o^ a . Friendship. N. Y. 1420PENSIONS, Bounties, and Back Pay, procured by the subscriber. 9. LLOYD, Claim Agent. Angelica, N. Y., 18G4. HOltf P. M FISH bi.acksmitu—onCoriior of Main andOloan etreet, opposite liathbun's Hotel, whore i\ll kindrof Blacksmithing wTITbe done on the shortest notici!, and most reasonable teruis— and Hor^e and Ox Siioeing in a superior manner. ; ALSO, Manufacturer of Carriages, Buggies, Wagons, JL-c-i and repair!ag done on fihort notice—OÉie door south of the Black-emi^Shop, on 01 an street. Angelica, N. y. 1385tr __ ^ ^ ^ ^ g g -InstMe flf Piiisic, FRIENDSHIP, N': Y. E >S T A B L I S f l E 9 I N 18 5 n tjtadcnt<4 (ji-aduated in vocal and nstninicntal niu-Bic, and musical composition. .JAMES BAXTER, I'riijoipal ami I'ropriftor. UTir Send for n circular 140ii .tf Fire liìsiiraiìee! SlíBSCñlPTiOH TERMS. Si. per annum, c.isli in ndvanco.* If pay. j mont is doforreil more ! than thirty days, i'i.m. 1 SiibKcriptiouH and Ad-¡ vertitiiuK respectfully I flolicitcd. ; C.F.J; OJiV.DlcKiK.soN-, T V r'i~¡yiTiTvñí' Thl.M Offlco Is well supplied with power proas-ea oiid fashionable typo and ourfHCiliticHfor ex-ccutinp all kinds Book ani} Job Work ore un- Biirp:ii3s<>d. m^tíuícff. <lilOA ^ month !—AGEKT8 w.TOted for six r,t. ipt'/yflM!/ new nrticlftF., jufit out. Address O. T. OAliEY, City Bftildinij, Biddcford, Maine. jaiil0'6(i. ly. -A.crents Wanted. To Sell S'rizn Certificates 1;pOR GOLD and SIi,VEll WATCHES, Indira Jewelry,J)ian>ond UingBj ForTvnj-nnTino drawn"."'Tiiitail Price from SIT) to SiSO. All goods warranted Rcmtina. Prioti of Ccrtlflcates 2,5 cents each. I.ibenil Premiums and Commission allowed to Affonts. Hamplo c'ertiflcatcs. ncnt free. For Cii-cuiars and Terms addrcs.«», Mcss's. HAYWARD & CO., Jan3'Cn.3m. 229 Broadwayi New York. 4tll' '"^AA VKAKI-Wo want agents > P I .f > vf V/ everywhere to sell onr impuoved $20 Bowiiifj aiarhlu.v«: Tìirué new kiiuls. Under and upper feed. Warranted ilvo years. Above salary or large eommissions i-uid. The oni.t niachincs sold in United States for less than $40, w hich aro fully licensfA bv Hotve, n'hrrhr <0 )r,7.sYi;i. Oroi-er <f Baker, Singer cC Co., and RacJi^l./cr. .i/f (,ihcr cheap macbmes arc iiifrimj^VHiit and tha felUr or wer arc Ume to arrest, firif, and impìifmiiuiìf. Circulars free. Address, or call upon Shaw ."v: Clark, Biddeford, J/aine, or at No. H2.'i Broadway, New York; No. 230 Carter .St., Philadelphia, Pa.; No. 14 Lombard's Bltck, Chicago, 111.; No, 170 WvPt Fourth St., CincinnaU, ().; or No. 8 Si^iIdinp^K Kxchan-ic, Itiiftulo, N. V. janlO'(jil-ly. ■-"TTOTTXELCSVILLE AGENCY. /Etna Insurance f'ompany, llAliTFOHD. C0\'M:CT]('1:T Incorporated i^i'd-Capilui $2,250,000. IIARTFOIID IXiiUUA SCE COMPAXV llarliord. ('«iiticcticut. rxcoiiroiiATiiD 1«10 —cai itai,51 ,OGO/JOO. PiKESJji lynnLiyaK r,OMi'A.\ r. llantord Coiiiiocticiit. IXCORP()K.\Ti;D ly4."> —CAIMTAL $600 000. GITV FIREIXSURA NCE.COMrA IJ J', Capital $-2r.O;000. PIKESIX IXSUHASCh ./O., New York City. CAl'lTA!, .$l,00t-,b00. mR TIIA MER10A XIXSUltA NCE "JO . Harttord, Connecticut—C!ii)itol ¿'HOC,000. METRirOLlTAN IXSrii.VXCE CO. New York City. •m '(i.vnrAL -I.Ot>;).ti ».). I nsurance caiv be eipjcted v. ilh l] e Pub-B,;t iber ia the aliovo ( kl ("l.ilili.-licd Stock Ccmpanies.on li\vi>irmgs. Stores. Chi'cches, I'nctories, Personal Troporty. Ac., on terms ns favorable asothcrrefponiihlc in-'^ti niions. Any communicalion.'i adilressed to iiim at it'iimeubvill^wijl me<'t ^viu^- prora^4-a:tteft- "î tion, J. C. MILLER, Ageu.. . March 8. ISG.-J-^pdly t>-e n t s Wi lli t ed ; $10 A DAY EASY MADE $10 By Bflling EnKr!r,:ins.s Caiaphoto^'niphs and Station ery. OurHtationorjp Packets exccll aU others; each Package contijins Pai)or, Envelopes, Pencil, Ppns,&c., and Jewelry worth a dollar at retail. Prico only 30 Cents. We will send Agents 100 .Stationery Packages and a Silver Watch for $17. We also publish splendid Steel KnfTravin«H and Portraits, I.ithograph Prints, .S.C.. very popular and saleable. Will send a line assortment of 1(10 for ?15, that will realize .«fiO or a $10 lot that will sell for Í30 or'over. Will send a sampl<? lot for ?5 that will sell for $15. Send Stamp for Catiilogiu-s. Terms, i.c. ' IIASKINS CO., Beckiuan Street, N. Y. Nov. 2!l, 1K0.5. .Agents AVaiited ! IN every townsjiip aiiil county. "Tuk sicciutr seiivick," The Field, tlie Dungeon and the Escape! By Albert I). Uirhai-dson, N. Y. Tribune Correspondent. [Issued in Eiiftlifih andGerntan.J This Wijrli r/mbrari's tile eiilTre narrative of Sir. lUchard.son's unparrallelcd expcTience for lour years traveling tltrough the South in the Hecirt Seivlco of till' i riljvine, at the o\Ubreak of the war, wiih our armies and fleet«, e,i<;t ¡ind west ; his thrilling capture and confincTiient, lor twi i-ty nioutlis. in seven ditfcr-cnt rebel pri.-^oii^ ; his csi ape and almost miraculous jouniry ot lie ir 4n(i mih ^í, aiiled by iwgroesnnd Union moiuitaineei'.x. It abmliuls in jUirring events, and cniit'iins ninr.' of the fart, in idi'iit and romance of the v.Hum a.iiy ot!i' r v.-"i-:; t!i,-;t liiis yet an])i'arcd. (')iie of the iuost iiit. rrKtu,;; .-AcilUit: buu]i.-i uvur .pub-. I)sii-m1. Xi'-.v ready io Ixjth Ivni,'l¡!.h nn.l (lurmim. .-^uld on!y by Aihln-s;!, l'nlilíKli'iim C<>tnl"-anv, i i'l;STON .V lU'UTf, AgoV.ts, •Ian. 10, . n ;rtf, rd, (•.cniK-wicttt'. Pâ^OIFlO i-iOTEL, Ï 7 0. 1 y 1 7 1 170 ' G-REENWICH STREET, ' o\ K > i.i: 'A iw r I).'- liiio.MiWAY, 1 Iletvveen Courllaiiitt f?ti-tet.s, Yorlt. .JOILN I'.VTILX, Jr., rn,;nu;toi-. '»TTIE î'Aflîru- ÜOTET. is well and widely 1 1;'10-V!1 to Ilii- ir:u-c¡in'r pillili.'. 7 he locaiion is cf;.ieciall.v suitable to lue:i:hauli) and bus!ne..'i:i n»en t it U ill ciosi' |\r<'\ii\\iiy to (be busii\ess jwrt of the (^ity—ÌM on tluv liigliwa^i of .Soiitherir and Western travel—anil ad.iac<"jt lo u!l the principal liailioad und Ste.imboMi I'.ciMit.;. 7 he PacniC h.-is liberal accommodation {or over I'OO une.-it.s ; it if; vv.'ll fiiruirihed, and poss.'MsC^s every iiioili-ni ii!iiirovoiin-nt lor the cmii/oi't and onlertain-iiimt ni it- iinu itrs. /T'.. roMin.s are sjjacioua and \V4dl ventilated ; provi/led with gas and wat-r : the Bttendance is i roiupt and respcc:tfiil ; and the table is generr.jisly provided with every delicacy of the season. '/Ill snbscvibi-r. Who. for the past few years, has b(.'en t)ii' 1' ssi i", i.s now sole projjrie'or, iind I'lte.nii'i to ideiitily hiUiself thoroughly with the ini,.-i\ -(.-ol'his lioqi:-,.. With long exiierieiice .as a bot.-l-k''( pi r, hi'trust-:. ' y moderate charges and a libi-ral policy, to maintain the favoràlUo reputation of the Pacific Hotel. JOHN VAÏTENJr. Ort. IS, IT is all a mistake that pòople were led to beljevo.tliattlK'ro was no more INANGELICA; You can fiud as much, if not more, than you ever could before. COOK 8l FpRSlTTH. Are now prepared to Manufacture Cabinet Ware, in all its Branches, and to Bell at wholesatie and retail. They also keep cooBthntly on hand Looking Glasses, OVAL PICTURE FRAMES & MOLDINGS, Which they can supply to their customers at as low prices as can be got at any other establishment. We invite the people of Angelica and vicinity, to giv^e us a call, and see or themselves, before purchasing elsewhere. P. S—The trade can be supplied with Chairs, Bedsteads, and all other on liBeral terms. G.W.COOK, E. A. FORSYTH, iiain Sfacet, Jtaio door_wfist o£ the Bathbum Hotel. 1423 __Angelica, N. Y. Amos R. Smith, OF Caneadea, would reape^tfuUy announce to the afflicted relatives of deceased sol-diere, that hi' is a leg:;Uy autliorized Agent for Allegany and adjoining Goaatles,to pro* cure Bountifia of Deceased Soldiers. Also fqr the collectioa of Back Pay and Pensions. Dated, Caneadea. March 21», 16G5. tEV^ED OV^lTiTO^S—SU'^v itUsof oti( off,and pipe top—Jaet recel vea a. LOCKHART & CO S '25 Cessíá ÍO Saví» Hñ Bollara uk¡k.m4.\'s CovcK'wTmTrii bkv/.iv1.; removo Paiiit, Crf asi-íiiois. .Sí'. instant'v, and clejins Sillta, llibhon», (Üov,"«, iVc . < ,|ual to 11" V. Oiily 2.'« d-nti per botUe. Soid by l)rii.;Kifts Hkci-Max ík Co.. Ch. inistí and Druggistf,N. Y. riié Greííf X^^ OK HüMáM MISERY JusI piiblis/icdi¿7i ii sealtd envelope. Pnce sxcts. A'uro oij the Naturft, Triatment, ^nd Riidic»! Cure "f ,S<:minaL.WL'akaess, or Spünnatorxhó^ indue.<>d by 8i-lf-«bu o ; ínvolunoirv EmissiiJii'«, Imputeney, Nvr-voos Dehi.ity, and iiTu.eiliin>u»> t» MBrringe» Kenírnlly. Confuniptioii, Epiiepvv, and Ki"; Mental iind Physicfll ineapadity, fu-. Hv KOH'T J CULVERWEUr., M. D.,1, autnor ef thi'_,''(;reen RooU" í¡e. 'fbe Warld rt-nonned auihor, in this admirable Lee-ture, eloarly prov.,«, froni liis ovvn exiierifni'e, ttiat thc tul eon.eipience of k«-|i-Ahu-e may bt» effeetiially re fOtm siie gieal "peri'loii", bougies, in»truraents, ring« or cor'tiftln puintini; out a mode of eure at onco certain and ctroct-iial, by whicii every Rutlerpr, no matter wh»t hli eoiidi-tion may he, may cure-tiim.srlf eheap'V, privately, and radically. This keture wilt prove a boon to thousandfi and thous ind». Bent under seal, to any ad-drs'.ss, in a filaiii cralcd cnvrlopo. on receipt oiT six cents, or two poitago stamp», t>v addrepsing • CIIA'SJ. C. kline & co., 12ttBowiry, Now-YurkYFoH ollTco Box 45Sff. Chapped Hniids Ac Tace, ^ore iLips^ 1 llilBlalles^ &c. Hegkma.v & Co'8 Camphor Ick witu Gltokrisr, cure« chadpetl hands, &e., immedia ely, and will kfep the fkin sort and smooth in the coldrs't wrathcr. 8oW by druggist». Price 2.5 cents. Sent bv mail for 35 eta. 3ml47y. IlEORMASf & Co- Chemists and Druggist«, N. Y. Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Kcnewer has proved itself to be the most perfect preparation for the hair, ever pIFered to thti public. It is a vegetable compound, and contains no injurious properties whatever. It tcill redore gray hair to its original color. It Tivill keep the hair from fallinfr otit It cleans the .scalp and makes the hair soft, lustrous and silken. It ia a splendid hair dressing. No ptiraon, old cr young, should fail to use it. It is recommended and used by the first MedicalauifiorUies. for Han's Vegetable Sicilian b.p; HALL&CO., Nashua. N, H., Proprietors . For salclby all druggists. OmliSO.^, OonsuiAption, Bheiiinatismv Bcrofiila Heokma» & Go's GESüisaMKDionrAii CoDLjTRR Oti haa proved, by twenty ] r^ experieDce, th« aioctTilq-able remedy in aso, as «(hilo it cum til« dlMMet itgifoi itrength and flesh to the paUent Wammttd pore utd m:de frum fmh LtTcn^. Sold I» Drantau ««nenlly. HEGEMAK&CO. Cbemtfttaad DraggUto, M«ir York. Try Again. There's always something in the breast, Which whispers, clear and plain. Up, up, and try again." There's magic in these little words, Wiiich have a^rcatcr power •Tlian levcU'd guns, or flashing swords, • In danger's darkest liour; And when thoy'r used to prompt the right, To soothe distre.'JS and pain, They bear a tone of glorious might— "ITp, up, and try again !" Tlio little flower, which lifts his head Up t« the sunlit B6\v,d"doT^nK>H^Ti tliio^ tread. Does not lie there and die; There is a voice borne by the winds, Which vibrates o'er the plain. And says, unheard \iy pa-ssing hinds, Up, up, and try again !" The student, poring o'er his books. By the dim midnight oil, With wcarird eyes and haggard looks, Fails, but renews his toil; The man of science, searching out Great truth, with throbbing brain, ..^aya, Jnid-coi^waoii divri--; «nddoubtj .....up,.and try again ! And that, should bo thc watchword cry Of all the good and wise, Together biinded, sworn to dry The mourner's weeping eyes; "to s^et tip I/ove and earnest "Work Wliere Vice anil Slotli now rei&n; Thougii long tliey toil, still let them cry-"We'll conquer—Try again !" JMi^dlaneous Jijading. Written for tho Angelica Boporter. Beginning the New Year. EY JUI.IA WARttEN. It was New Year's Eve The snow had been falling, thick and fast all day, in large white flakes, and now the earth was wrapped in a pure white shroud, like a maiden robed for her burial. The old church bells were chiming merrily, and happy voices were ht^ard now and then, ringing out on thc clear, frosty air. Joy and happiness reigned by nniverbal consent. Yet there were s/)me who were not happy, on tiiis the last night of the old year. In a low wooden tenement, situated in a dismal alle^', sat a woman with her child; they have no light, but the silvery moonbeams .streaming through the window, niveal to you the f)\ct;".sailfI forms Qi"...lke.D,cc,upaiits............... Tlio woman could not have been more tlmn thirty years of age, yet the cxpri'ssit^i of her face was sad and caiv-worii. She sat before the firc-pl.'xct! ill which the reiiinants (;f a iii'e were vi.siblo, while her chiid crouched down by her sids. Ho was a lovely chilli of five stiniuier.s, altliongh his foa-ture.s vvei-e pinched with cold and hunger. . "Matnma I'm hungry," and the little boy crept closer-to his motlier. With a low moan of anguish, she snatchcd the child ti> her bosom, and pressod kiss after kis,s upon his little blue lip.s, tluMv rocked iiini to and fro, as if to soothe him to sleep. "Mamma, Why don't pap;i cfiine; he wlusi»(Ted agiiin. Even white he spoke a tiluulder ran through haiiframe, and heavy unsteaily steps sounded in the entry. The door was thrown rudely open, and a man staggered into the room. AVith a brutal oath lie demanded some .'Clipper. .....'^Tou know well enough, William, there is not a morsel in the house," said his wife meekly, "neither Harry nor myself have eaten a mouthful to-diiy," J "You lie I believe," brutally replied her husband. ■'Oh ! William,'* she replied, and pressing her hand to her heart, she Now ARRIVING—Aiw Jhat Ooodt,$ad a large osaortmen of Ladles Shoes snd Gaiters,at - I A*.' LCKHART A CO'ß, PAROLR COOK, AND COAL STOVES on exhibition at A. l/KÎKflARÎS . sank fainting to tlie lioor. "Oh ! papa, you have killed her," cried Han y. The plaintive cry of his child, went to his heart; brute that he was, and ho was sober in an instant. Tenderly he lifted his wife in hi^ ¿trms, and more than once, as he chafed her cold hands and forehead, did he press his lips to hers. When she at last recovered, he placed her on a seat and sinking on his knees before her,begged her in heart-rending tones to forgive him: "Oh ! Edith," he pleaded, "if you will only forgive me this once, you shall never again have the same cause of suffering." She as.sured bim that he had only to ask God's forgiveness, for hers he had already^ ^ "Can we go back to the pretty house where we used to live, papa ?" asked little Harry, forgetting his hunger in We Mciteme^^ moment. Mr, 0raham clasped his little eon to his heart, ^'God wiiiing, my lead a different life;" then sinkiiig on his knees with bis Wife and son pressed close to his bosom, he breathed a solemn vo w that if God would mercifully grant him «treegth to resist, ho would never again drink a drop of any kind of intox-icAting liquor^ ^ i, ^ As they-arose froco the place, the clock struck twelve, and witJi tbc be ginning of the New Year, William Graham licgan TdrtYërêM^lfê^ was a "Happy New Year" indeed, to f|is little family. — « « * » * - ♦ ^ '"It ' ifEve agaiin.^ Just ten years from the night on which William Graham pledged himselfto abstain from all intoxicating drinks; and bis vow has been most religiously kept. Pollowi mo up this stree^—hero we are at the door of as magnificent, and. substantial a mansion, as there is with me through.thls_ window blind. Isj not that a laxurions apartment ? Everywhere your eye wanders, you see all ,the luxuries that wealth and taste combined could wish œ ask for; and there, what gentleman is4hat, seated in that large easy chair? Can it be, that is William Graham ? Yes 'tis he and there seated opposite, is Edith his wife. How happy and contented she looks, and what a fond smile wreathes her lips as she glances towards thé centre table where a bright youth of fifteen sits fetvding. He is her söti, yes that is the little Harry, who ten years ago so pitifully begged for bread. He^ä now a sprightly,intelligent youth the pride of his parents, the favorite with his teachers, and looked up to as a model by all his schoolfellows. "Harry, my son, nvhat are you doing"? asked his father. "I am looking over my list of names, to see how many I have induced to sigh the Temperance Pledge to day, father." "And how many have you got, Hany? it ia to be hoped that you have good success, you arc untiring in your efforts." "Oh ! do not say so, father, you know it is a pleasure, instead of a task t0v«ne." "I kno\^t Harry, and I would not discourage you in your noble ^^iwork. But come here tny son, there/ sit on this »tool, and let me see your list." "Just think, fatlier," said the boy as he complied with his father's re-qiicisF, ' Just^^ (lid' ^Nlrr'WilaWrlfäs signed, lie has l>(M:'n called a confirmed drunkard for niiuiy years, I have been watching him for some time, and to day I thoiiglit I woirld ask him, so that he might commence the New Year wiih a determination to live an upright life." "God will snrely reward you my son, but (lid it. not require all your eloquence to indu'co Wilson to sign?" "No sir, in that I was disappointed, I saw him go into the tavern, and I followed him. He was just raising a glass to his lips as I entered. I was by his side in an instant, and gently staying his hand I said, Mr, Wilson, Please do not drink tljat. He looked at mean instant, as if ho doubted my sanity-then flung the glass with its contents upon the floor; and sitting down covered his face with his hand, and wept like an infant. It needed but a little more, persuasion to incite him to action". '"^mlïo^'nôBTôrbôy, indeed, my' son," replied his father stroking his curly head. He must have a heart of stone, who could have resisted your pleading." "Bi*t the best part of the story is yet to come, father. The landlord, Howard I believe his name is, was so much affected, that he made a vow, lievei- to sell any more liquor, and he every respect, only more mature, al; though with some signs ot, timidity, as a sense of his new pbaitioti rushed upon him, ho commenced tho^ervlce,^ and vfepi^gJ]® jlo^ a moist eye in that assembiy. He had spoken to them in an earnest affectionate and impressive manner. When he had taken his seat, an old man whoso wlnte locks looked as if thesnows of at least ninety winters, had rested upon them, arose and asked permission to say a few words. "Be gee Rob^ Wilson, wW ten yearsjigg^ firmed drunkard. It was this man, when a boy of fifteen^ who saved me. By God's help I have been enabled to resist the temptation for ten years, and if I livo ten years longer, God' helping me, I will not touch a drop of liquor " To do justice to>^ the new minister, there were many good resolutions made .that night. Mr. Graham and his wife, sought their home, thank* ing God for such a noble and talented son. I... — I--- ,„,'- ^^ ' • ■ I . I .-.rn-.m The Great tiro at Olean- We give the following full and correct account of the great fire at Olean, which we take irom the Olean Times: to^tiLO hall. It is .pMsomeii that Mk Phelps seeking egress from the build ing by the way he entered, foiitid it was suffocated and fell there, or re-turjoing there was no way of escape, savo by jomping froin the third story windows, there met a like terrible fate. We regard it as scarcely possible that Mr. PhelpB could have suffered materially the pain and agony of burning, as the dense smoke driving fiercely in at all of the windows, must have, suffocatcd and, rendered him ins^sible to«pain, iangJ?efoircuih(v4re-coald4ta'g^^ft^tM^ logytm'bgitding' f 1,500; la^ TEBRIBLE CONFLAGRATIOl^. NEARLY THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF OLEAN IN ASHES. A ffigUy Eespeoted Citisran Perishes m the Flames. Total Loss abont $200,000- About one o'clock on Tuesday morning a fire was discovered issuing from the wooden building owned by Dr. Blake, and occupied by Geo. Johns as a shoe shop, situated nearl}'- opposite the town hall. The fire as it burst forth seemed to involve alike thc building described and that adjoining, occupied by Clias. Havens' saloon, so that it was somewhat difiicult to determine in which building the fire originated, and one theory has its advocates, that the fire was the work of an incendiary and was set in the space of little rpore Uiaji-Qna.fQatJ.ntcr-v^imi--bet.ween.4hc-two buildings descHbc-d. We think the more popular opinion however is^ that^he fire originated in the shoo shop from carelessnes.s, tliough there are others who think that it originated in Havens saloon. Whether the work of an incendiary or the result of carelessness must be left at piv.sent to speculation. Certain it is that the fire demon could not have chosen a more auspicious time for his work of devastation and destruc^dny The vveatlier was intensely cold and the wind blowing a terrific gale from the south and south-east, as if purposely ordered to drive thc flames through thc entire street. The alarm being given our Firemen and-citizens were soon assembled. the engine and hose brought out and placed in position, and at this time no thought was entertained that the fire could extend northward beyond Eaton & Schuetz store. The splendid brick block of Martin Brothers it was believed would prove a barrier, being considered fire proof. But the machine it was found was frozen up and useless,and notnntil it could be thawed out could it be of any service. The Aamfioag'^djinjmiibati:^^ impossible for the reasons seated, and baUding«, lois |4;0Ô0; itttsiiMf also signed the pledge." His mother now came forward, and winding her arms about his neck, gave him an afftictionato kiss, saying; "If you eontiriue-on in -tha _samo .path_. in_ whichyou have started,you will grow up to be a wise âud useful man, Harry." "Thank you mother, may God di rect my steps and guide me in my journey through life, so that I may be all that you could wish, dear mother." "Let us ask God'a. blessing upon that," said Mr. Graham; and all three knelt in prayer, just as the New Year was ushered in. * * * . * » * * Ten years more roll round, ten years of joy and sorrow, of good and. evil. 'Tis New Year's Eve again. Again the bells are chiming, ahd all are hurrying to the old stone church, for the time. They are all assembled at last, and the old church was crowded to its uttermost limits. The man of God etitors and walks UP the aisle. Every eye is turned toward him when he takes his seat in the pulpit. But who is it? He bears a strange resemblance to.Hjrry Graham, our old acquainl-alice. Yes 'tis he, there is thé same massive forehead, the same thick _cliiiitetiiLishii8tnut curls above it, the same dark hazel eyes, except that they are a;kiflc darker, the same crossed tlie vacant lot between Havens and Baton & Schuctz and enveloped the ^tore of the latter firm. From thence leaping another vacant lot the wood building occupied by Adams & Charles standing against Mart«»-block was soon on fire, and the brick walls and tin roof of Martins building resisted admirably,"but the flames driven by the violent gusts, and coaxed by the wooden awning in front swept past him. This sad event far more than all the iertiblei destruction of property; plunges our village into indescribable gloom. To resume the progresa of fire, the atnall wooden buildings next north of MartiVsblock were soon ill a blaze, Mrs. Pettit's Millinery first, Mandé-villa Ineuranco Office next, Chapho & Davis liquor store, the old Meat Market,"^ and" "here~fhF'írñgine was brought in to play. A desperate effort was made ^ here to save Genthner's store, which at one time gavo hope of success but the fates seemed against us, and when that was given over to the destroyitig eleraen^^ the eiitir^row noi-th to the corner, was doomed. By vigorous effort the conflagration was stayed tft the corner of the street leading to the Presbyterian Church, though it turned upon that street westward, destroying the dwelling of Mrs. Townsend. Nearly all of the household goods were removed. Sonthward from the point at which the fire originated, it extended to incltvding the corner occupied by Murritt's Grocery and Provision store, ahd opposite Pobes House, and thence extended westward on State stfqet, taking Youngs' Grocery and Mr. Fostej's dwelling beyond. The fe^SideOTpf Rev. A. P, Ripley next beyond was with great difticulty saved. The distance burnt over on Union (the main] street,is about 50 rods, which with the exception of three sniall vacaht lots was eiitirely covered by business places, and ftom each end of this line extending southward may be added ten rods more makintf in all 10 rods entirely burnt over. Qf business places remaining, there are only two grocery stores, Comstock's and Steiner.s. All the Hotels remain, the Post OiHce and Titne's Oflice; Miss Charles* and Mrs. Thirds' Millineries, Lenhart's Cabinet IlQOina»_.ii.nd—Eobes'—and—Georges* Bakery. These comprise at present the business place» of Olean. But with commendable energy our business men are already preparing to, rebuild, let us hope in a more substantial and se. cure, as well as ornamental manrier. This the latest, is the most severe blow that our village has ever received. But Olean possesses business advantages that fires cannor offset, and the town is to be rebuilt and resume its thrift; we1rí®wíthoutlc delay. She has proven herself a Phoenix before andi will do so again. Dr. Whitney, vire learn has gone imme-diatley to work preparing the necessary material for putting up a creditable structure on his . corner.: J. Di Genthner while his goqds 8a;Vcd were still lying in the street bought the property of H. W. Moore near Petroleum House, which he will immediately refit into a convenient and of course good looking" store. Many must necessarily erect temporary Shanties, for immediate use, but when the Spring opens we expect to scfe creditable structures erccted upon a large portion of the burned district. Jlnring. lhü..^ogríís&.o£ tlio--fita.~ouc Firemen acquitted themselves admirable, and many of the ci tizeos and ft number of stranger8,did cheerfully,and with alacrity all tha£ could be desiredr for which on behalf of the sufferers, E: ¡S: Finn, TTfOffT»! gooi» 15,500, insured $4,000. Av Brnotoii,. -Drojcgisi {ro<»d» «Él Christian Young, Grooer, mtMti J. D. Genthner 3 building« «od ftod^ loss $5,000, inRured $4,200. Adams' & Charles, los» nesriy co«er cd by Insurftnce. „. > .. Adaips loses on bqildinjg:, ^ |8M. Charles on building, low i»» iured$IOOO. " Carry & Bolles, Attorney, Toei 500, to $3,000. Bolles insured $1,900. 8tired$500. _& Phelps. 'Attofaeyi, low $1,500 to $3,000 no insarftnce.Bmith & Brown, Dry Goods, i»^ low $30,000 to $35,000; insured in New York, companies for $24,000.N. s. Butler, Dry Goods, kc., low mi goods $10,000; fally insured. Low on building $4,000, insured $1,600.Martin .Bf<»thei»-IoM<» bBÍldtng-«nd~" ?oods, about $50,000; Insured 40,000. UsTtin Estate, loss on bnilding, $500.0. Y. B. Barse, loss $18,000; insorad $12,500.W. B. Pierce, building, low $1»000; ibsured $400.Knox, groceries, loss unknown; üfeir» ly insured.Jas. Kelsey Tobacconist, Goods «id building loss $4000, insured $2000.E. 0. Skiff & Co., goods and baOd^ ing, about $800 above imanmoe.j. G. Pelton, Clothing, covei^dbgr insurance—Building loss $I600 insured for $800Advertiaer Office, Messt» _ GardiDer, _ proprietors, a part of the Stock, a few cases of type, one Cabinet, wo abovt all that were saved. Insured $1800. Saloon on thé-cónier loss nnknown. J. H. Terry, Bookseller—stock prcrth -ably$4.000 to $5,000^ bat little uved. Insured for $4,000.R Mayer, Butcher, loss it it wid covered by insurance. A. More, Dentist, loss $1,200. Mrs. Pmlit, miltiiier, iusured lor $1,000. \Geo. Johns, boot and slioei, tow $4,500; insured $a,000.Another boot and shoe shop, oetr ^ Brunson's Drug store, loss smell. -Eaton & Schuétz, in both bending and goods lose considereblyL ae Cbw of their goods were saved. .Itis not assumed that the foregoin|p are cxact figures though based npon the iViost correct estii|iat^ikttainj^1e__ at^hÍ8^ime. It wHTtie seen thit thie list comprises nearly 40 bosinew ee* tablishments. *J. D, Maudeville & Sons, have is- . sued policies, involved io tlie losses^ as follows:Home, N.Y....,. . ... ..$13,000Manhattan......,............ 5,000Morris. ................... 5,.'»00 International.^ .r.-,Lorrillard................; „ 5,800^^a^két..................... 2,000 Niagara v i ^ , v . Vv ^........... 7,200'Security,........----....... 6,800Continental..........................5,000 the brick and iron corners lapping in at the windows of Dr. Blake's store and ignîtîffg the woodw'orfe^^^" w and within. The Engine remains statu quo, and there is no power to save the only really ornamental business block that OJean_cau_h&ast.^ DL .Blakfi-jmdillar-tin Brothers occupants of the building, relying upon the supposed security of the building have made but little effort to. remove their goods. The books of each we believe were secured, but beyond this Dr. Blake did not save $50. in value from his large arid entirely new stock of hardware, &c., and Martin Brothers saved iittte if any ifiiorë; The front room of second floor over Dr. Blake's was occupied by Cary & Bolles, and the third floor, formerly Times office, by Angel k Phelps, attorneys. Tho extensive land vàîîiîible law ries of both firms were entirely lo-^t. When it became apparent that this building was also doomed, S. C. Cary, Col. Brooks and H, H. Phelps entered the building for the purpose, of securing such valuable papers of their re--spectlvQ.-ofRses'©igb^ ble. Messrs. Cary & Brooks returned supposing that Mr. Phelps Kad also, giving no further thought to the matr ter. While in the building, the hooks were being applied to the awning in front for the purpose of removing It. A moment after ]i|r. Cary emerged from tlie building, the froii^ posts of the awning came doWri,'iSnd the roof clinging ÍO the building, it swung down, closing over the entrance. Ef-orts to tip it over and a'way from^the building, were for a considerable time fruitless ' The fire too, soon ran along the awning past and into the entrance ! 66,900 Itis probable l^t the loesM ee -above^ .to . Itiflurance Compuiiei, bjmJ „ only partial, as many gooot in iome cases were saved. CONTINPEO 0^ FptStB PAGE. Fibe at EutiRi.--A isire bndce oei this morning, Jan. 10, in l^e dt^btng store Of J. B. Andree, on Canoll^i, wp destroyed all the bnildings fnm PettS^ son's market on Carroll-st., to Ilitdh-co<:k's market on Lake«t. The bnildings wet^e all of wood end ol Uttle goods, and the stopp«»^ of ^ bfteineMr of merchants occupying tlM bnlldinf». An assortment of fire-woilai in im» «f" the buUdings burned m^eeluuMleome . and rather excjting spf^^le.^ ^^ andjpf our community—genorallyr we^ tlaey^aaToff. tender heartfelt tbanksr but wo desire also to emphatically express our utter abhorrence of those mercenary wretches counted by scores, strong, hearty, active men. who with folded arms and swaggering air refused, when c^led upon to lend a hand in_!'tQaaL ningJthe^breaks?_and4Baving 4he-prop-erty of their fellows. The most charitable excuse that wo can imagine for them, is that they were too intent up-on plunder-apd-gteaKng- to-devoto-tf»em-selves to more honorable business. We saw several ladies, woricing lustily upon the breaks witli the wml-riigfi exhausted men, and thcsei libels upon common decency idly looking on Wo give the following statement of losses as near as can be ascertained at this time. —GTffc™d"& Kaur«j(r1>ry Gaod8-&c:7^ tiraate their loss at $10,000 to $12,000 above insurance Dr. Blake—Hardware &c., entire loss on buildings, goods and fixtores« aboi« $l«,i00r:iri8uifedTor $8000. Dr. L. W'hitney, los« $2000 building occupied by Meriitt-—insured for $1000, K. B. Learn, Dentist loss $1000; in sured$80p. A. Miner photographist, loss $2500 to $3000 insured $1000. $2000, insured $1,100. Chas. Havens Saloon, loss $2500 to $3000. Insured $2000. J. D. Mandeville & Sons, loss $50 M. Blak^slee, \6toro building loss $800; insured $400. Mrs. Townsend dwelling, losi^ $1500. No insurance. D. Kofti Clothing, insured for $4000, about covering loss.:: Bnildiiig,!iK)0^ insured $600. : = -fire at BiNGRAirroK.—About % oVáodk this morning, Jen. 11, e fire broke oü in L. Harding's Boot & Slioe store end. beforo the flamee coold be extinfniiii'ed, totally destroyed three etof^ follows: L. Harding, boots end elioei^ lOCHel! & Co., crockery. Finch kCa. -clothing; Horton A Bn>tii«n, etee* dealers. Totel low $51,500; ine&riMe $36,000. A. Mcrritt Grocer, loss covored by insurance. í .. F. N. Chaphc agt. Liquori &c., loss $3,000, insured. $1,500, We wt the following notice of popnler eastern Nne from the liefeiiH (In^) Doas^Jounuii We Withe e^ prtnnity, e ebort tioM «bee, of pmh tng over the entire lengtli ef tUe gwet thoroDghfere, end we teke pleeew* it commending it to the treventig Irfolty stiiflinr nip^" Ution in its menegeoMiol tkeroegkiat end in speed end ckwe oonneetioei H stands second to no root froei iIhi llite-itm^ lead on ite first oonetreetion wmif years since, of Uyiug down the kieii gegde trect Its experiDMnl jj^veil to be e greet succeee, end lieit «wr made it e decided favorite. TIm are mu<^ more epeoooe end than tlto narrow gegne ront< put upon this roedere ell ttMi eea dceired^ "Riesceneryeloegelwoeitiw entire length of the Itle ie really gn^ end Md witti repays ihe traveler, ce^ectel^ tf !he has epenia few yeere m the Wii^ among the breed preiriee. the bewh tiful Suttquehann«^ winding eeeeg the hills coircrcd with eveigreeee MM otlier eutonin tinged ftreet treee^ ftt* ^nl«-menv resily^^dtaarwiieg ^iewt ^^ which would be fiMly •pptemUti hj our artist friend. WHrter.' MN^a Ihing^iiito cotieideraftion, w« «enMi^ recomncud to onr friewie lQ mimßfm next 'trip cast over Äo ' ;