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Evening Mirror (Newspaper) - May 19, 1877, Altoona, Pennsylvania 12. I a a in 8.10 a in 12.23 p m 2.23 p in c.15 p in. 30.00pm Penn a Railroad time table. The new the following is the time of departure of trains East and West on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The names of trains Given after the time of de parture of trains on the Tyrone Hunting Don Broad top and Lewistown divisions indicate the train that should be taken by passengers leaving Khoona in order to make connection and those after time of arrival on same divisions indicate the trains with which connections Are made to return to tin s station eastward trains. I Altoona arrive at pm a line 7 a m express 3.45pm Johnstown express 6.00pm Day express 7.20 p m Plail train 3.10 a m at Antic express 3.10 a m express. 7.00am Westward trains. Leave Altoona. Arrive at Pitts by h 3.25am express. 4.50am express 8.39am 9.10 a in express 1.4.3 p m 2.25 p w ii Way passenger 9. Lop m p m fast line 11.45 p in 8.05 p m train 1.00 a Ai ii daily. Daily except sunday. Diu except monday. Holidays Lorg Branch. Trains leave Altoona for Hollidaysburg at 7.40 a m 9.10 am 2.40 p m Aad 7-50 p m. Arrive from Holliday Sturg at 7.40 a in 1.50 p a 7.15 p m and 8.50 p m. Tyrone division. Trains leave Tyrone for Bellefonte and lock Haven at s.30 a a express for cur and Clearfield at 9.10 a a Pacific express and Johnstown express arrive at Tyrone from Bellefonte and Lockhaven at 6-10 p a mail and fast line from Curwensville and Clearfield at 6.00 p a mail and fast line West Huntingdon Broad top division. Trains leave Huntingdon for Cumberland at a in Pacific express e 7.40 p a Atlantic express arrive at Huntingdon at 12.10 p in Way passenger and 7.23 p a Pittsburgh express Lewistown division. Trains leave Junction for Sabary at 7.15 a a Philadelphia express East 1.43 p a Johnstown express ave at Jan Tiou at 10.35 a in Way passenger West o p in fast line conman has another invoice of that the King of shirts. Be can now fill All de mands for t crowds come for the King of shirts. First buy one and then coma Back for half dozens. The y Are of such Escell test in Musliu Aud Pico Irich Ute need Aud lit so Well Are so fully Are so very cheap each there is no Chance for about tin in merits or in priority or. R in the shirt line that Lias Ever . We arc the agent for the Sale of celeb rated shirt. Corn Man is agent for it King shirt. Cornman makes the shirt to order. Cornman makes shirts in Al styles. Cornman has cents night shirts. Cornman s Stock is warrantee Cornman s goods Are made to order. Cornman s goods Are sponge Cornman makes childrens. Boys and youths suits. Underwear. Cornman s Stock Cali t lie sur passed. Cornman i As drawers act shirts from 75cts. To of. Cruman has the medicated Flau acis. All persons troubled with rheumatism should try them. Trunks satchels shawl straps indies and gents leather Iron bound trunks warranted to stand the raps at Low prices Call and examine our Stock and please Bear in mind 3t charge for showing goods. Satisfaction guaranteed or no charge. H. J. Cornman opposite the Clov Hall and opera furniture furniture 1003 eleventh Avenue opposite freight depot. We a full Lino of All kinds a parlor chamber and Kitchen elephants and milk. A Lively Gallop soon brought me twelve Miles on my Way Easterly Over the Hills to the Little Village of like a great Castle on o the Rhine with its two or three Adja cent appurtenances a Large Brick hotel looms up among the few Small houses in its neighbourhood. This seemed disproportionate but my curiosity was particularly attracted by an immense statue of an elephant nearly As Large As mean the life size of a Small elephant of course. This remarkable resemblance to the animal was mounted on a High Post before the door of the hotel and painted Over the front of the building i read in enormous letters Uele Phant it was time to breathe my horse and the ride had Given me an Appe Tite for anything i might find within even if it should prove to be an ele Phant Steak. The landlord observed that the woman folks were not at Home but he guessed he could find he accordingly placed a cold Turkey and a bottle of Lon Don Porter on the table and thus proved that his guess was very Cor rect. As he sat Down by my Side i asked him the meaning of All this elephantine display. He answered Hackaliah Bay Ley built this House Hackal Yih Bavley who was who was Hackaliah Bayley Don t you know he was the Man who imported the first elephant into these United bet of course you have heard of old no i have what never heard of old bet Well sir you Are Well along in life. Where have you been All your Days i told him i had not spent them All in Westchester county. I should think replied the landlord or else you d have heard of Hackaliah Bay Ley Aud old bet. Right Here from this very spot he started the first show in this country. Right round Here is where they Breed and Winter wild animals to this Day. Folks round Here have grown Rich out of Tuc show business. There s men in this town that have been to Asia and Africa to get animals and Bayly s big circus he s old Hacka Liah s son has grown up out from the Small beginning when Hackaliah imported old bet and that was t More than fifty or sixty years ago. Yes sir Hackaliah began on that one she elephant. Lie and a boy were All the company. They trav eled nights and showed daytime. Old bet she knew just How much every Bridge in the country would Bear before she put her foot on it. Bimby they got a Cage of monkeys and carted them along and gradually it got up to bears Lions tigers Cam Els Boa constrictors alligators Tom thumb Hippopotamus is and the fat fact to where it is now. Yes sir p. T. Barnum got the first rudiments of education from Hacka Liah Bavley right Here in Somers town. Elephants and milk have made this town. In fact we All live on elephants and elephants and milk Good i exclaimed what a lord retorted my landlord did you think i meant that we crumbled elephants into milk and ate pm to i mean to say that the elephant business and the milk Busi Ness Are what have built up this place. I be told you what the elephants have done for us and now i la Tell you about milk. There s Farmers round Here owning a Hundred cows apiece. From the Little depot of Purdy s you la pass a mile beyond this we Send four thous and Gallons of milk every Day to new York and it starts from Here pure let me Tell you for we Are honest if we were brought up in the show business. Then right in our neighbourhood Are two condensed milk factories where they use As much More. There s eight thousand Gallons. The Farmers get sixteen cents for it on the spot. So you see there is a Revenue of twelve Hundred Aud eighty dollars a Day to this District. Now you be been telling me of the West How they raise forty bushels of wheat to the acre an Cfall that. Well what does it amount to by the time they get their returns paying All out in Railroad freight you ride along this after noon and it you come Back this Way Tell me if the houses and fixings and things especially the boys and More particularly the gals look any better in them fever und ague diggings than they do Here if we do live on elephants and j co Max. In Magazine for May. Midnight. Fifty saloons and a dozen licensed gambling houses line the principal Street All thronged and gaily illuminated till the morning Sun puts out the lights. What makes Cheyenne the Wick Edest City in the world i. Cheyenne is the Metropolis where the Rich owners and Buckskin Clad Drivers of five million dollars Worth of Cuttle rendezvous for a weekly spree. Ii. It is the nearest Point where the Black Hillers can sell their Gold dust and nuggets and then Gamble and spree away the proceeds so As to go Back to the mines. Iii. It is the Point to which All the Indian fighting army officers come As a place where they can spree away a Hundred dollars in a night and make up for lost time on the High Horn. In. It is the stopping Point for All the swell de Minond from san Francisco St. Louis and Chicago. In a word it is the american Para Dise for licensed drinking fighting gambling walk with me into one licensed House on the principal Street of Cheyenne at 8 o clock in the morn ing. The House is a it is the parisian varieties on sixteenth Street John Morrissey s Saratoga gambling House the Argyle rooms on sixth Avenue and the Alhambra with its fifty waiter girls in London All crowded into one. The building is perhaps 50 by 130 feet and two stories High. On the ground floor is a theater stage room for three Hundred cow Boj a soldiers ranch men and waiter girls and just out of it Are the gambling tables and bars. At the tables every known game is played. Among the dealers Are several French women dressed in Silks and diamonds. Utterly devoid of delicacy they shuttle Aud Deal the cards and handle the chips for the swearing drinking crowd that throng around the tables. On the stage there is a constant variety show going on. Skilful variety actors Are employed and there the tight rope walkers the Soest and dance women in tights a the Low necked Ballad Singer the clog dancer the negro minstrel the Model artists Aud the female bathers come out in a continuous Stream from ten at night till morning. O on the first floor every drink is 25 cents and about thirty English French and american waiter girls keep the crowd constantly drinking. Above this Motley crowd of cow boys ranch men Black Hills freight ers miners and soldiers is a Row of private boxes filled with Rich ranch men officers tourists and Fellows who have come Down with Gold dust from the Black Hills. These boxes All communicate with the stage. O Twenty or thirty waiter girls Supply the boxes with Champagne the Price of which is for pint bottles. All drinks in the boxes Are 50 cents. It is a common thing for a Rich ranch Man after Selling a thousand cattle to come Here and spend on a spree. A colonel in the army who had been fighting up in the Horn v-3 x a country came in the other evening and spent Aud finally left his watch on the red and lost that too. The proprietor of this gambling and variety Saloon is a very generous Man. Everybody likes him and he is considered a Good citizen in Chey Enne. Clergymen shake him by the hand and Bankers chum with him like an old schoolmate. The profits in the one building arc per Day. I suppose there a dozen houses on one Block where gambling goes on Day and night with open doors. Sometimes the marshal Aud the policeman take a hand. The judge goes out and Bucks the Tiger while the jury Are agreeing on a verdict. You will Sec colonels in the army standing by private soldiers and Sec cow boys in Buckskin dividing the chips with a Cheyenne in the most enterprising Border town in America and the wickedest City in the world. To Morrow i m off for the Black Perkins in n. Y. Sun. Hit has i tonic Ono of the Best tonics f r the or growth and dressing of Tho hair. Sio from in. Dandruff. Ocly by Jipp n to Fol ii Ber Bli Jav. Street u Tisu Fel s mottoes. A lion you an shave i As a Estir on Rno at my Saloon at at of noon i curl dross the Grace to mint the contour of the . t or. Aro rat clean and keen Aii i i j of in co i pea. House. For Tuskee rights Only. Thursday Friday Ami saturday May 24, 25 and 26, of. J. De Lantie the great gift wizard Macl fax and ventriloquist. Of f to ? to inve.strr-pnt8 Caa be a our new Book key to Success is excl ree to t Buck Waltsak co., o. 4017. Bankers and j 170 jjkoady7ay, n. T. 100 plus sets Aro Pirn away free of every evening. Reuie Ibar Liat these or. All purchased from your merchants for owl town. Dras Are a v of a grand family matinee in saturday uric noon. For ladies an a children i Soua every child receives a present. Doors open at 2 i mail 0 clock performance begins at 3. Admission j5 cuts reserved 35 cents of family tickets admitting five children Cue in air Plaia ewed m matinee to cents. Performance to commence each i we Are per intr tip eight pieces of jev7eml loss in Iny in a . Pure to Elry House we cuu Nike thie offer to in Tae Stock is All be All Cut Aud to cannot replace it fur five to duos the prepaid retail one set shirt Dow it will a casket cd evening at 8 o clock. Reserve seat tickets for Sale at Randolph s Dree h. Detox in. Agent. Store. Phillip Kupp photographer 1014 eleventh Avenue Between tenth and eleventh Altoona a. All pictures taken in the highest style of the Art and at prices to snit the . J to s be a m a i c a for colds axe Jamaica veg i2ta15ls Ai c a vegetable cough Yhu p health elixir Linkk Ells manufactured and for Sale by c. F. Randolph druggist lad dealer in perfumery toilet articles Patent medicines no. 110s eleventh Avenue Altoona a. A i really compounded. William Smith son practical no. 11 i Elev Cintli Avenue a full line of goods constantly on band at Tia prices for Cash. Custom pro Ali a specially. For the la Dies. All kinds of goods in liar dressing line can be bad at l Fri. B. Snooks 12th St., bet. 12 la Aucul 13tli Avea. Old Buir died a All colors. Switches curls Finger puffs toctee2 fizzes. Watch guards Saratoga Waves for old c made no to order Boullit or Lakica la cd Clinge for work. X. Lave just pure based one of the latest Stylos of which if. Sunj prior to oth docs us work perfectly. 1861 City bakery i5cs eleventh Avenue Eye Aad wheat bread buns Rasulis and Small cakes of Tell kinds baked daily. , All kinds of Lar fac cakes for parties picnics wedding Etc ornamented in latest Stylo. The sort icon of or. Brown first class Baker and Orn Amater have been secured. Ice Cream is re opened for the . Good delicious ice Cream flavor cd with pure fruit Flavouring. A Watson a Nhaing daily delivers goods to any part of the free of cont. Peter vet1er, prop r. M. To cock dealer in flour feed country produce Lith Avo. Bet. Joli and 10th Gardner s old stand prices to suit tace Stringency of the Money mar Ket a Call is solicited. A p nto i o 3 elegant pm l Chomos bean fully framed. K St mail for Sella tight Nat. Chromo to. Philadelphia letter Heads. Ono on Al a d c t Oao Cue handsome Roll Plata a at ii cli.iia.2.50 or throw of the above caskets for a ids a of to Edify it aids. 5t is Kii Iii. To tvs Kern t Rimi Jjlia it Greece Stuj i j j t of n Lio Fiuty of a Kucian and As they j g mis intr Polo in Europe they a re Fri it . U o Rin. This ring you Caa Roll for each Vry if Ami wait a in to to so t i t Orji h by y u i jewelry casket sad the a judge Faryon Rife of v.tlu-. J la a gentleman. Address Ull Ordoni to a j 4 Al i a. p. O. Box 4548. Us 1l att St Kilt. T. Y a a Gold or a Tiia the i a a Guidea if Thi r c. Was -7 -51 to increase Yoi Jil business thy advertising in Altoona near w. Tins House has record ill ten ladies and wiil the Snitow a private fit Ilce it if Locum d 1-j oae i tic most str Ort tilted Lii sri Fiat. For nil of the Irisy a a is ? be Pri i Rifton Sci. N Kajj Tia ii in ii it y i use of Farmers. Hiuet very drovers and of annoys plumm i that Thi of Trie Bftts or div. Accommodations for to itched to. Tho Altoona hardware limited wholesale and a Taii dealers in hardware stoves tin and Sheet Iron Ware Gils paints class Wall paper Oil shades 1123 eleventh Avenue Alto on7 a a. The regular accredited agents for Tho a t of in this City. E. A 0. Keer co., no 1316 Railroad Street Altoona pc established i ii Sumaige sul Phull soap. A Sterling disk asks ant injuries or Tiivi skin a Beautifier of ii Means i ii vim in j ii Ikuma ii f an and c Al totem Lek ii and. Frnia by i to err ii oiling local i the skin defects of Lac imparts to it Gratifying clan uni is a Tel no for i Imiru eruption and other i casts of Jim Kocun autism and specific Al of lion Norvl the Imir f turning Sra. Contact the the medical k fiices-25 am 50 pm is per cake Box 3 Doc. And k. Huy the of to Lar by hah and whisker brokers and dealers in foreign Exchange policies issued and losses promptly treat Isuke at on 131? i a. We but Horkst parties j pay honest losses promptly. W2 sell tickets to ast tort in 3uropj Al Sosa Troea and s ,1 for All to in note Heads an i it or i Cau first i la than Cau a bought for elsewhere la this City. We sell far Cash a thereby losses by girds at the Luo a a i. Yio ase us a Call and Price on Josiah Arthur Lewis tiptoe Salesman. Proprietor. I the wickedest town in America. I have seen wicked cities in my time. I have seen spree ing at the Esler in 8t. Petersburg seen Fellows make a night of it in the Orph etim in Berlin seen the wickedness at mini Novgorod during the septem Ber fair seen the Mabille packed i Frith depravity when the Empire i at its Mcrudin but i never expected to Sec holi itself. I Sciont Rcd on the streets of Che Venn at Yon. J Jseph Teufel the hair Lith s of Josile eleventh Avenue Ufholz Stekier. C. Gariv5aw, i 12th Street bet. 7 Cli and s cd avenues 17 a top q v l5ajijli.iil a Cracker Fakhry in Altoona no. 713 Tigirt Eiith Street. F men and fancy Ciket Majnik Einred to i i that par1 or Lon Over and Spring a vols 500 Active agents letter copying Book. Depress Brush water. Or pad used. Copies on dry and we will Forward a 3c.o Book fall 1-Ttfr by Mirtil j. In i fire of any co tort Excelsior Marufa corking co., to do arb in Street. Cd Cav o. Pocket cg., Ark n. J ice ice ice i to Al d i l to Ivr water be in ii -1. To of ones Cacaj

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