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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - April 10, 1896, Smethport, PennsylvaniaPa., april 1o, 1836. The first Zeew a sugbe8s, a litre attendance of interested Farmers from different sections. Preliminary Al Oetjens on Ray n blk Dar instruct to on to Elbot important Synop la successors to Barnes Hengerer co. Wednesday. April 7 fact everybody comes Here for carpets. P to As Trade got we stand pre eminent in floor coverings of every sort including new Brussels Newnon quests new matting new linoleum. Range pictures and upholster ies in addition come and see it. A curtains drap and even Wood with almost no Effort one you this Beatti furl rambler bicycle w1m be presented now for a big Sale in our carpet and furniture dept. Why we Cut prices. Thousands of women who look Here for bargains make it a object for us to pare Down prices in order to get them to buy. When we come out advertise a Sale the f people know it is the time to buy. I of muhl0f the the Long looted for Farmers Conven Tion was called to order by president d c. Youngjr it 10 o clock Friday morning. Owing to some unavoidable circumstance the speakers scheduled to be Here failed to arrive. Or. Young made a very Star Rug opening address. Then several of those present were called upon. Mayor up kilns Geo Boyer Albert h Ackett Joa. Quirk and John Stratton All told of their trials Aud difficulties us Well As successes in farming. There were about sixty Farmers present which demonstrated the face that although tie roads were Bart nevertheless the Farmers were Tuu Sastic and in Earnest in this new de parture. At 12 o clock the meeting wis adjourned until saturday morning at 9 o clock much to the disappointment of All present. Saturday morning at president d. C. Young called the convention to Ord r by n few appropriate remarks and then introduced or. T. B. Terry who gave a very interesting talk on the saving of manure. This alone was Well Worth the attendance of every Farmer in the county or. Terry talked in a Calm tone Aud his i language was very impressive Aud carried conviction with Ever word he uttered. Secretary Edge was then introduced Aud spoke on use of fertilizers ground Bone Etc., giving a synopsis of the differ ent kinds in use. Or. Edge was an Earnest speaker but owing to the arrangement of the room it was difficult to understand All he Eald. Or. Terry then gave an interesting talk on red Clover and irs on the soil which caused Hie hearers to open their eyes in amazement. This lecture alone Wlsh have a tendency to revolutionize the raising of grass in Mckean county. Farmers who for years have been raising Timothy will discard it and raise Clover hereafter which is better for the As Well As the Stock. At the close of or. Terry s lecture the coven ton adjourned until o clock. When the hour arrived an eager and anxious thiong wended its Way to the court thirsting for More knowledge along this important line. A season of 40 minutes was occupied in asking Aud i answering important questions relating to farm Najj. At col. Woodward a forcible speaker was introduced and gave a most important lecture on How to attain know ledge of successful agriculture. Woodward is n Man of Fine physique and has a Rich baritone voice that would at tract attention anywhere and his hearers were regaled with a a sch treat from his Long years of experience along the line of have this lecture printed Aud Send it broadcast throughout the land to that every Farmer could have it framed and Hung in his Home As guide along Bis life work. Hess then talked awhile on the Success of the Experiment station at the state College. Prof. Hamilton took up the subject of Good roads and for Tufe space of one hour Bis listeners very much interested. Or. H. Showed a thorough knowledge of How to secure Good roads and economically and if there were any pres ent who were supervisors or had been such it Mast Hove set them to thinking with mighty big t. This lecture Wos of the utmost importance to Mckean county Aud it is to be hoped that it May Rich fruit for the better in producing roads and at Leas expense. Taken As a whole the Institute will open up a new Era in Mckean county. It will Start the Farmers on a new Hue of work. Rum that they have travelled in apparently contented for years will come unsatisfactory to them and they will strive 10 it themselves into the Groove of the nineteenth Century farming. With the opportunities that have been placed before them there is no reason Why Suc Cess should not follow their efforts. They cannot afford to keep along the old line of farming any longer. With so much Competition they must make use of the Means that can be obtained and to obtain which they must study. Secure the Best authors on successful farming and be beef lated by the experience of others. Take a dose of do Witt s risers lust for the Good they wih do you. These Lutle pills Are Good for indigestion for headache Good for liver com plaint Good for constipation. They Are Good. A. W. Colegrove Smethport and a. A Stickles East Smethport St choir Date Malmid. Wednesday Trenine the of St. Lake s Guild spread to lie of the choir in the a. A. R. Hall. Between 40 and 50 were present. The were arranged around three tides of the room tace v end table being occupied by a h. Me with or. H. L. Mccoy the old. Choirmaster and h. Cumberland i Voo the present choirmaster and or dust feared on either Side of the Rector. After All had partaken of the Bountiful repast were in Rector Mccandliss was the first to Peak and refined in a general Way to the Hirton Roif. The choir since the formation of the Parish and helpful to hence in the Church ser vices. Or. H. L. Mccoy gave the Early history of the choir when the services were held the upper room of the old court House. In his he told How. One. Of the official members for a Long time carried a old. Wind broken Melodeon from his House to the place of meeting and How the organist open ated the while an assistant furnished the blowing Power. His remarks were log and received Hearty applause. Or. Wilson gave a Good talk of Church music and spoke Well of the Progress of the choir since be came Here and of the. Work to be done in the future. His remarks listened to with interest arid were accorded generous applause. Or. John Forrest spoke in behalf of the vestry in which he paid tribute to the work of the choir in rendering Fine music at the services juy Mayo spoke on behalf of the ladies for which he claimed to be Well fitted a which referred to the. Kind appreciation of the Parish for this part of the choir and also of the High regard in which choirmaster Wilson was held. Or. Bouton represented the male portion of the choir speaking in his usual Happy manner ill citing rounds of applause. Or. Orlo Hamlin in moving a vote of thanks to the ladies for the Fine supper made some very appropriate and Well timed re Marks. Or. Gilbert seconded the motion making a few remarks incident to the occasion. The vote was. Carried unanimously by All rising and after some singing All repaired to their Homes. V which earned this Beautiful wheel of 1 with it item harm a arc in e Tau other Parta. . M Gormully Jeffery the room come to Bell Argest assortment to match Are no fake. We have the carpets to each Price 3 pieces of Lustra in carpet our Toru Lor Price 2sc special Price Beary. Re Jular Price up Chiju Rioe s3a 4 of uis Rtin. Extra heavy regular prior Mullin the Pride of Mckean county was introduced and for Over 30 minutes he had the closest attention of the entire audience. Being a lawyer of he was not a practical Farmer but he clearly demonstrated to All present that he had been a close observer and an Earnest student Lor the last year or so and we venture a prediction that when the next Institute meets or. Mulhan will take rank with the Foremost instructors for the very Good reason that he is Thor Suc f. I. Lundholm co have just received a Fine line of e. W. Collars and c additional locals. Ladles of the Baptist clip Rob ser Ved warm sugar at the Wright House last tuesday evening. There was a Large at Tendance the amount raised Belg be tween eight and nine dollars. Quite number took advantage of the Opportunity to Greet the new pastor. Rev t. B. Taylor. The new adv. Of the rambler bicycle or. F. C. Pierce agent on the first Page. E. M. Roberts has brightened up the Interior of Hia store by a Liberal apply Cut cation of paint and paper. He now has a very neat and tasty place of business. _ the Semi annual convention of the w. E. T. U., of Mckean county will be held in Bradford. Thursday and Friday april 1g and 17. Mrs. Katheriae Lent Stevenson corresponding Secretary of tue National w. C. T. Will lecture Fri Day evening. Fair Bradford s big department store is having a Sale of suits silk waists Etc. Read their new adv. The remarkably targe Sale heart s Delight Coset is evidence that the peo ple of this Section appreciate a Good to blog. This Section for Sale by j. Colegrove. Do you know that Holmes Gilfillan have the finest and most com plete Stock of All kinds of building materials Hoo Hoo. To be found in two grades of our Washington red Cedar Are without doubt the Best Ting shingles Ever sold anywhere. We have everything you can possibly Rith in Stock in All grades. Come and see us. We Are ays glad to show our goods Heary. Rent or Price eos special Price 10 ingrain extra Hayy regular Price tse. Special Price. Sic. 15 All Wool extra bearer regular Price boo. Price Csc. 23 be Manota in and a Catrett of me 10 Ptelea beat 83c. Special Price we. And red Cedar 1.10 i a 133 81 so of drool Laco in Talna Icli out of the big will Erie apr. Beao Tinl Cal Casio draperies at net popular. Large Assort Meni at is s3, and Foo ble updo Tatry furniture we 100 Antl Nao Hlub Back to Oreg a train at Al 19. Iso bed Boom Solta. Eele rotol co word s at Arlo or factly at Home along this line and Roye Hla hearers Home useful lessons on care of cows and the handling of a Dairy that lit is hoped will bring Forth much Brood to the Farmers of Mckean county. Here an adjournment was had or sapper. At the crowd fully As eager As they were at noon again assembled in the court room. The question bos was again resorted to and ranch information gleaned therefrom. gave the of de Horning of cattle a t the state College and Cald it had proven entirely satisfactory to Timosa who had tried the Experiment. Col. Woodward read Bla celebrated lec tire entitled. On which Wao delivered to to Nodal catch style and coached la the finest language brim mans Over with Tho beat of instruction a scrod by o. Open in tit Elo seat of Oba Srtatton along this line this Lect no Wao in fact the Cream of the whole Oclair. Or. Woodward Shoal you read the new adv. Of the Racket store. You la nud some Eye openers. Busy people have no time sible people have no inclination to use a slow Egiedy. One minute cough cure slow giye8 permanent p a w. Coli prove Smet Zaport Stickles East Smethport. One Carload of Choice line cantau thy and Clover seed just received at Gallup s Kead what h. W. Marcas has to aay n Hla new adv. Week. He is Well paid who is Well heart s Delight Coulee satisfaction. For by j. There Are sixteen ounces Burns Are absolutely painless when Witch Hazel a prom put at the 1c, e. Barch. Easter services at the me Hodut Church were attended by a crowd that packed All available space morn lug and evening. Several new classical anthems were finely rendered by or. Clark my. Tracey the misses mra. Will if lord and Arthur thamm. presided at the Organ and Fred Brownell did Good service with the Cornet. Org. Or. Brown and mrs. Gave a Floe Duett on violin and Organ. The primary department led by mini foray the and mrs. Church gave and recitations which captured All the sunday school superintended prof. Eckels and the league whose president is mus Boieru did themselves great credit. The morning congregation after a Seiw. Mon by Rev. J. W. Sanborn made a bloated for nats Sions Edlo the history of this Church. The primary department gave the Sun Day school the which with the Given annually by the school makes a total of mrs. San born and miss Burch planned the Church decorations which were Fine. Beware of ror of Tarry Hurt earn Tain Mercury. As Mercury will surely destroy the senae of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on from Repi Itable physicians is the damage they will do is ten fold to the Good yom can possibly derive from them Halta Catarrh cure manufactured by f. A Cheney co Toledo o7, contains no Mercury and is taken internally acting directly upon the blood and mucous aur faces of the in buy tog Catarrh cure be sure you get the genuine. It is take internally and made in to Ledo Ohlon by f. J. Cheney co. Timon Las free. By Dragg Sta Price 766. Bottle. To Tea per jul Mol re mauling in the Post office at Smethport pa., for the week ending april 1896 Jobb Coo. 6lo persons Cai Lynx for thew please Gay w. P. Wash Postmantur. It s Juat m easy to try one Minnie cough care a anything Eue. Easier to care a severe of axe or cold with it. Let your next Purchase fora Moghbe one minute cough cure. Better medi Cine better result better try it. A. W. Colegrove Smethport and a. E. Stick East a met port. Aid a. E stickler East Batter at the last sunday an barter dinner was Emred at Tif of Central hotel which a. A very d Well for the new pro Vic Guire. It we partaken number of. Our townspeople Jive the Matt chowder below we encumber Lamb pot Potti Orange cheese spinach com Chicken Laud. pie. Manilla cheese bananas Tea Coffee chocolate. To Bootie and at wac Ben the or pms. Ayers a tier pectoral Haa Toof been the favorite preparation we tic Una Pekera. Below but be found the for contract in Cement irl Rao by Tibi Terry la the it Befort Lait flute wait week. He we Akron Cement Boa part by Fine Sharp Olea Oraval Max thoroughly two or three then wet and mix keep tar it tue. Spread three thick radar and two. Thick in feed be alleys All right 00 Earth. Pack t Down solidly. Behind Iowa we built a bitter 8x19 inches of ape material coat Dinoir Fornera. Keep rain and wind off when drying. Sprinkle with water Tor a week two or three a Day. Better to dry keep Atuck off Ott Tel perfectly dry and hard. Poo t Tharel too smoothly. Barn be and Wailter Alneda we two Cement 100 Are feet Cert Home to oot to Yenta a barrel or be Tanber Mutt be free front Earth the a Leloie Mart be floor will Fate poor a it
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