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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - December 19, 1878, Smethport, PennsylvaniaVol. Cyl Tho the Mickeal Miner. Ohnor Ducc Mccur id 78. I to. 6. Are lining i i Puj i Iti k. T i Hup Olvir furl r o. U 8mi1u. Loi Iok . Do a 1. No in y Vik ii 7 us Plain mini i i u i Alt. Is it . School every Sabbath at a.m., Niji 1 rec blog at ii a. In., Ami 7 Iii. Las.1 Eulius Ali wily after wry jew i Revor ilm Tongi of Tiu by at 7 p. Ivi. Lib i full y Nolle inn it Tho it Tim by thu i Tuut Attoun j who in not u i updo of 1 attorneys Nith i Docu the room used by the up mop j society this week ind it is too Largo to accommodate his crowds of visitors. Bradford Era is ably represent ing at id Iii Lull school i 1 Oil y in. Id a i unit t if Mit bum Irsch morning or Tjoei of Enlon 7 Mill ii decl or set Tea the id will 4u sunday of ouch Mouth it. Awl i p. M. Sabbath school m is. W i. Elizabeth Catholic Church Rcv. J. F. Situ Putor. Him St 11 . Sudsy school at in. Services on ouch acc innate Maet port sad Clenmont. Oot Tau so much rat Echt Jwak la w. , r. Wilson s. Broi Neu Semi wort r Kura Baa. Eldot. Sur it w Smjth port Aufner. A Smo Thiart. Frew Notarte k. Smethport. Jap Tity a b. Chad lok d Gallup Smel port. Hunker Ual Luu r Chadwick pm Euison j. L. Lleon. In. A tinker Toi Iky h 1 Tod but Ord. A. Or near of twi of attrib Llo Mlay in t be Nisi to Anil september Ami Turu Ilonda Jum arid 1. Annm nor Ami l v Al was a Meekna n w j Llama in edit this neck by versatile correspondent Graham. He shorts the Faber with care precision and Good meet. Is such a Host of distinguished arrivals this week it tile hotels and every private House where a bed or a meal of Vista a is at disposal that cannot undertake to particularized them. Armstrong has been Selling off Christmas presents this week by the full and Wagon Load but he has enough of hand yet to Supply every de hire of All who Are yet misapplied More acceptable present con you Moke your girl or wife than in elegant hat or Bonnet you will find one at a d. Gallup Sas Well aug As every other article of ladies furnishing goods. Understand that the children of the m e. Sunday school Are to enjoy the treat of a Christmas tree m the Church on Christen 13 eve there not be much Parade Over it. But it will be a pleasant affair All Tho same. Pert a Bradford lady stopping at sheriff King s residence us a burglary Case made it Lely for one of the deputies yesterday Lize had pfc in in a drink too much and i 1ui. a Iii 111 4 ,11 n Lull i i 1 i relating to tin Utt Wendi a Toj Good to Loop Tinl ill u Iti. U truth fully Tho democratic Pika of the parity of the ballot bos out Bill give our readers the Benefit of it. The of Hamilton township voted not Only for state and county officers but also upon a proposed change of Trio the place for holding the elections. The annexation of a portion of Wetmore township. It was thus proposed to change the polls to that place. A cer Tain ancient citizen of Hamilton As it was before the enlargement of its bound Aries who is also a would be leading democratic politician of the kor horse in bitterly opposed to Tho change. He fought it All Day at the polls and Laboured zealously to secure votes against it As the Battle waxed worm he met an acquaintance Nho Hod been living in new York state and had not yet gained a residence or a vote in the grand old Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The voter was opposed to the change was willing to vote but admitted that he was not a Legal voter. The dem. Horse said it makes no difference get your ticket and put it in the voter his tickets and among Tho number b to tickets against the proposed change. Thu dem. That s All right put pm both u need and piloted him before the inspector in Bonds the tickets Deus in a. Soon after the inspector announces to those present that he Luin an rim us ins Hausa the d. W. H. Dan guide to that it la. A Kli Jit it h i t riuiii4 ind r to u n a 13 Little of from i idol to i i info All Lido Ljubi Geneva Fiess or pleasure and though not Osu j disease t remely brewed a to Oil District still i a Farmer con sell sue we have a Bountiful Supply of the bushels of poor potatoes and the proceeds buy one barrel of Good flour. In follow id u tin att in Fri standing e develop Worth a cent. The Shiu Glo , fair co be a Faure. N Iuliu Ute u so but Lam a bus l in Fra b 1 Heralin Al l it tsp x to Broom b in Riff i 1. Lurlin Fatma r w m p port k Dutill h a to Prayut a b Ann pert but finally allowed herself to be and is informed that it is opposed to the persuaded. I adige. Put it m the roars the Blank printing. 3tzkxs Osbo Cosart Vantly to Man forgoing Jutt Blank printing we Matea per my of tm4 Tom of printing and Chal it not Etc Paifon of our torte and priest milk that of any Flatt Elan slant print ing Hunt of we if rep in Stock All the form of and conveyancing. Constable s and Blanks and print on Short any style and form de tired Somple estimates and. Prices m application. Order by Matt promptly attended to. Ukkel and hereabouts. Wilson is his Honor this term a fat week for the hotel Barrett of port Allegany la fore Iau of the grand jury. Jackson s Best Sweet Navy hotel Are Over flowing and Pri Vatt Boan Linig filled. Your life with w. H. Mande vile. Olean n. Y of Arabella Boot concert Cost the Olean lecture course out of pocket. L Burliuk Jame is collector of the school and Bond taxi for he year 1878. But reliable insurance com panes represented by , wan device. It. Off toss of the o. B. W. Rail Road have bean removed from Bradford Toolin. Bradford Mutual is a Home institution and nukes a specially of farm properly the Bradford police Are Here this week and As general thing they be have very Well. A. Brown the Jamestown piano nun died at his residence in that City lost saturday. New democratic paper is to be at Bellefonte in the interest of Curlin. Why Call it democratic is now contrary to Law to Kilt Deer and As Warren never violates the Law it is Safe to turn too tame cues to oath. Occasionally gives the practising at court lectures on morality but we Are afraid the boys Don t heed them. Announce Twedt that the Tracy trial was postponed to next term occasioned general no Little extra expanse to the county. J. Wheeler of Deposit is it rib Ford. Add on pricked up his ears when he heard of the Doe. Felt co. Strike which Ciu Quot be very far from his to pro the fret of january 1879, the handsomest Bridges in the country will be those on the line of tie Pennsylvania Railroad from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. Oti mated coat of. The Warren Hospital for thu Insao was it will be completed next year and turned Over to the state at a Cost of i200.000 less than the agreement Bradford says that or. Whipple is making preparations for the removal of his family from Belfast to Dalh tacit. Tho doctor bos a cozy Little House near the depot at Dallas City ready for occupation. To when has retired from the management of the Eldred exp Stu and Bro. Hugh Nina Bis own name up As editor Welt m proprietor. We Ore not informed Asio who perform Jho editorial work. Our civilization a failure in the Bullion District where a ear ago Oil Wells Ere flowing a thousand barrels a Day and a Busy population existed Deer and b. Armstrong can do .1 neat thing very neatly As for instance when he presented the editor of thu to a an elegant diary and note Book. We have not the nerve to keep a read to prize the Book very whole hanging in front of Ogilvie s it tit Market attracti.4 the no Tice of parsers by this wok. George keeps everything in the line of game meats. So., and folks do my those Sau sages of Hia own manufacture Ord just splendid. Bradford Bra publish in an account of the commencement of the suit against sheriff elect with no other comments than a Bare statement of facts. The press of the county will very sensibly keep their hands off and let the courts decide. New Oil Exchange at Bradford will he duly opened and dedicated Dur ing the first or second of january. It i suggested to hold the dedicatory m the afternoon and in the evening a reception with promenade concert Ball and supper. Johnson has left with us a Sample of Violet copying Ink of his own Nuku which is said to a equal if not Superior of the much vaunted Ink in the Market and can be procured of him very much cheaper. It is std in Tho of the Mck. B Railroad with satisfaction and Success. W. H Jou have no right hold the ballots put it lie inspector states that he bos already deposited one ballot for the voter m regard to the change. Then take it out and put this de mands the democratic apostle and suit ing the notion to Tho word seizes the Box to carry his own orders into effect. At this juncture the judge the War bore subsided the ballot Box was saved from spoliation and the Ille Gal Micier was credited with but one vote. We expect to hear this gentleman at next democratic self constituted about Reform and Punty of the ballot Box. Work of the grand jury. Tho grand jury found a Mountain of by Biness on their hands As soon As they were sworn in 1 hey went to work at it with a will and up to last night had found True Bills in the Foll Oiring cases told that this failure is Likely to develop a new Industry Here. The enterprising proprietors of the aforesaid Well will never give it up to no and though they May have Litho or no Oil in their Well Uliey have plenty of both Salt water and Gas and they say that though there is undoubtedly. Sufficient Oil produced already to Light the world it is questionable whether there is Salt enough to save it so they propose to set up a boiling apparatus let the Salt water into these vessels the under them and let it boil itself. Should thin venture prove a such Rosa other Wells Wilt be put Down and you May not be surprised to learn wry soon that Shin Gle House becoming one of the largest and but paying Salt producing localizes in this country. There is a Derrick up in the Valley of King s run about three quarters of a mile from Mouth but drilling Lias not yet commenced and prob Ubly u ill not until the proprietors make up their mods what they ant going for. The los vile Eto Reil n. 0. Fail . When i set. Of it i will let you know. The Conmy Poci House question. Ceres dec 13.1878. I Dattaro to Coll the attention of the taxpayers of county to the be card Nonte men Ore operating on Tho Buffalo and Philadelphia rail Road. Three of the gamblers were arrested at Ischua one Day last week for swindling a Man out of they settled the matter by pay ing Back the Money cute inf roof storms Case occupied the greater portion of the attention of the court yesterday. The jury brought in a verdict of guilty. There Ore three Par in the crime two of whom Are the chaps who Mode the ineffectual attempt to break jail Hist week. The fellow who was so absent minded that when be came Home frequently put his umbrella to bed arid stood him self up in the Comer is Al Noat paralleled by the Chap who will hang up his Cunt on a hot stove. Put they say Wilbur is sometimes very absent minded. Is Toliaver a lecture course under the auspices of the of pm Bias or. J. Hayes the celebrated Arctic explorer to Tell open the course at the opera Bouse on or about dec 19th. Henry Ward Beecher Wen doll Phillipa. James Par ton miss Helrn Potter and Josh Billings Ore expected to appear in the order named. Same. Felonious by breaking into a shop with intent to commit felony. Com. Is. D Henesey und j. W. Addle. Larceny. Com is w. C. Strait. Murder com. C q. Ment. Com John Lynch and Thomas Hughes. Breaking prison. Com. Rene Pey j. W addle and George sprout. Larceny. Com. Is. Oscar Wood. Larceny. Com. Is. Michael Kelley. Larceny from the person. Com. John Burns. Assault with intent to kill. Event eng building with in tent to commit felony same. Larceny. Some. Entering building with intent to. Commit larceny. Com. Is. John Burns. Larceny. Com John is. Shafer George Taylor John Robinson and John Battler. Riot. Com is. George Taylor. Rescuing prisoner from officer. Com is. Michael embezzle ment Coin is. Jacob Peifer. Malicious mischief. Com. Is. Geo Mclaughin. Carrying Cooke led weapons. Same. Wantonly pointing a pistol com. Is. De. Larceny. Com. Is. F. J. Commings. Larceny. Com. Is John Taylor George Taylor John Kohl son and John until r. As of Uci Ion by our county com missioners upon the question of thu necessity of a county poor House under an act of our legislature approved Jay 8, 1876, and supplements thereto. The of Annm Bradford Ceres and Wetmore assesses poor taxes of ten Mills for each of the years 1876 and 1877. Tie poor tax of Liberty township for each of those years Kos eight Mills. Some other townships assessed lighter and am Happy to learn none at Alt i am told by those who ought to know that even the High rate of ten Mills will have to be doubled in Sonie of Hie townships for 1878, and soms of the town Sims which have heretofore got along with Little or no poor tax nil to make provisions for taking care of their paupers m the future. I would like to have some Smethport have a Cess to the assessment Rolls cipher out tie amount the different town ships pay for the support of their poor and when to this is added a probable ten or Twenty Mill poor tax in Eldred and Otto townships i think it will be Evi Dent to All that our present system whatever May be said in its favor is most economical one. We have now m the county no less than forty poor masters. Estimating their average pay to be thirty dollars you have on item of twelve Hundred dollars which would go directly to the support of Tho for the Pacleb. There is a mint m that Region where they Are made. Man in Beaver Connery was recently sued for one year s subscription 2. The editor won Hia suit and the defend ant had to pay Oasis. Brothers Ore cutting Large quantities of Pine logs for messes. Weston co. On the East end of their tract at. Eleven mile Potter county a. They will Bank their i on Honeoye Crnek. Warning to supervisors. The jury of Clarion county have found a True Bill against the supervisors of one of the townships of that county for not repairing roads. To now stated that the Olean Jakee Ord will apply for a mandamus compell ing the Board of supervisors to select it instead of the eur Scottville Union the medium of publication of the sumsion Grebing of Waivia Neuport was a candidate for Coroner at the recent elec Tion and refused to pay the Banner lot printing tickets. The doctor a. Sued and compelled to pay the full amount of the Bill. Quatt of appeals has reversed the findings of the supreme court which awarded miss Barmett. Of Gowanda to. 500 for in Oriya sustained by reason of a defective floor in the school House at that place. H. Van Aerman has commenced another Babel luit against the tie i the pupils of the Cral elision of the intermediate Dopart meet. A to Ocala in rally. Fl6. 05. 51. May a Juno of. Ella Rubt. In. Flora Horlon Punk of. I 71 Valima m. Level Tubby. 11. Ella Freeman 70. Jennie Hoa tul. Llue Deg Tuo Ibonie Wagoner 69. Jerry bums to. N c .1 d lira. ,1 l i v m 111 k i from Job jul u to. .1 i it is i i j i Klimt in h Mary Muhln Lei Lyle Kunj. Nellie Pratt Small Jennie Garayta John Mill in boat owe Oder 75. Bun a Ludwyck 8s. Alice foul 71. Alt Cen Mccartt. M. Webble Bordock in vision. 75. It Uklet. Cur. Burin 1. In us i Hwi tic Relief Cin be i i i la 1 l3 i l t Colic Foj Irir lil Wool artful Wilt the win i if anal i Bren Cuta no Relief u mum to us lie j . Of Uli All Jyh Rick City in r Fruk 70. Artst boo teach roof intended Leta depo Runcel 100 per cent shows perfect scholar ship in All the brooches required in any one division. 75 per cent must be reached before promotion can be made. No promotions will be made without pass ing an examination. H. H. principal. Col. Alas col bad advertised that lie would stand on his head Swallow a naked sword horsing a minstrel Long for the delectation of the a vixens of the court room would unquestionably have been crowded. But did to and therefore his audiences were very slim. Be pro posed to Addren the intelligence and hearts of his auditors and greeted with comparatively empty seats. Yet we sometimes boast of the rather Superior intellectual character and crave i proprietors of be Dunkirk sad Fredonia Adeer Titer and t Niox. Based Ontha Cir Eulars bearing their names which was distributed the Day before election. Merchant in Auburn stored a valuable lot of fun last Spring in some empty whisky barels to keep them from Moths. A few Days ago the merchant looked far his furs and found the barrels had been sold for cider barrels to parties unknown Warren lecture association has been compelled to cancel All its engage ments for this season on account of the failure of the first two lectures delivered under Ita auspices. Its receipts from the id Turea of. and will Carlton were f 300 Short of expenses. Expected Oil Well turns out on excellent Mineral Spring the Waters of which have been Analysed and found possessed of medicinal properties. It is said that the companies owning the railroads passing through the town Are to advertise the Mineral Spring As one of the big attractions of that Region Sec Ond Only to the hike. Of our citizens those who did attend were treated to an intellectual entertain ment that n not often enjoyed. Those who did not attend lost an Opportunity of listening to three and tank addresses eloquently saved seventy five cents. It was no fault of the lec Tures or the speaker that they were not More liberally patronized. The col is Graceful finished speaker and his Ore full of Good ideas Brilliant and witty. We regret very much that there was not a larger attendance but of coarse the people cannot be compelled Travail them selves of a Good thing expressly devised for the Benefit of themselves and their children unless they choose to. Sold by a. B. Armtrong suite port 16-Iseow, by cured. An old pay Redan if toe for Moi pc one. Jitacr4 in he bands by an but India Mai ovary tie formula of s simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and Permaner care Tor Caiani All Nihro Azaad a posit Lac and Radical cute for Nenora Dell it and Mai Utt Ooi Star att its wonderful curative to too mifa or Ejea Felt it hit duty to it known to by . Acle Atnel a guv to tire and s Deaire to relieve few i will of Turge to who Dodrv it thai inc pc with full 01 be Totoa for prepare fog at Wing la Oer aaa. French or Engleh. Sent by mall by with stamp naming Ihu Imper w. W. So tray 149 pc Obeiter s. T. Or Patuc c the Yunn i Utun it r i of01v the daily Derrick for 1879 will be better than Ever. The Derrick tar Urit sad Uff of an4. Antt flu Orvii Obdens m Erera town la us Oil u u a a Jahlal at get. Pec Numis it thu and. Bra Liberal .00 it at mme ind o a to Smethport i tract works. the and proportion of the build ing As planned and erected by m. N. Allen Are As follows main budding -45x80 feet. Leach rooms 35x80 bark shed. 60x80 feet the whole including a Small car shed covers an area of 47 Square rods or Little More than one fourth of on acre. The machinery in this building is propelled by an 80 Borse Power engine which has a 10-foot drive wheel of 20 inches face. The connection from this to main propelling Shaft is made by upwards of 80 feet or 14-Ineh Belt nah Tab the Shaft on a five foot Pulley. This Shaft is 80 feet Long by Turied so As to furnish convenient is said that a wealthy Wayne county Farmer was recently unloading Appl s at the Lyons depot and bad the misfortune to drop one of the barrels which broke open when out from the midst of the apples rolled two Largo pumpkins. This led to an investigation when other pumpkins were discovered in other bar. Ted. That lot of apples not accept connections to All parts of the building. Three 70-Liorse Power boilers situated in the main building furnish steam for Thi tensile and also for Hing the bark and Btu Lingohr liquor the n ground in Mills situated in the bark from hire it m by Means of an eni Irha i Hisiu Iso fort to a hark bin Situ ated m the upper chem Ortr of the Leach a api icily of the hark in fifty from Hirr it is brought i. It is the usual policy for the defense j us. Lea be we tween in All thirteen on a Inui Dex Case to put off the trial a wooden Ond tour by in a tilt told Batti 17 com is. Cml com. Is. Mccow assault and hut re. In icing aggravated the Tracy trial put Over. Ning the Wright House received a close Call from the fire through the say the one of the guests. One room was occupied by j. L. Andrews a sir Connelly and a or. Wilber. The two former had i tired. Or. Wilber come in late and sup peeing from appearances that there was no fire in the stove converted it into a wardrobe by hanging thereon his Vest coat and overcoat. There was a smouldering Ore in the stove however and the door was open to prevent a draft. But a portion of the coat Hung Over the door answering every purpose of that article of furniture and it was n of Jong before the sleeping occupants of the room were awakened by a stifling smell of smoke. Or. Andrews promptly removed the coat from the stove and the action of the air set them into a Maze which was with considerable difficulty extinguished. It fortunate that the fire was discovered in season before it bad. Attained any headway and it is quite Likely that or. Wilbur will hereafter ascertain to a Eleud Ceram to that there is no fire in the stove before be uses it As a hat rack. On 1uttess at Kane letter says business is still on the. In crease Here and places suitable for bus iness locations Are in great demand on account of the Oil excitement which still the Hillings no. 2 is do i ing All and More than expected and j a consequently everything in Oil matters tends to a spirit of buoyancy. Tone Wells Ore going Down at once on the of la Ike Oil irm rtt. In is if tin Tironi ii Aiu. It Well Omagh not to lie in. Thu it stir of mlle. The with the result w vey of rut. The countryman was first Anion cod and then indignant he put on his Sam in uncles. Rcd tinted the Bill and after a Murinjr himself that it was Genu Ine lie been supporting this for nigh onto eight years Ami i Ruvi a Hail no Sich thing As this me in forr. I la Stop Suji Portin. of Only lil auulmht., Bill itiiltjl.1 w Tiu. Thust it is leached and from thence tie liquor is conveyed by Means of a pipe to a Large Copper pan the capacity of which is 180 barrels. The pan in which the liquor is boiled has somewhat the form of an egg. At the Topis connected a vacuum. A Coil of 850 feet of Copper pipe is within this pan and through this the steam is conveyed by four leading pipes from the Stirm Box on the boilers. Here the chemist May find on object of interest. Nearly fifty tons of Coal Ore consumed weekly the barrelling an shipping is done in the main balding. The various uses into which the extract can beaut Mokes it an article of Freddy Sale. Good Luck and Long lives to the pro Netora. D. New announcement that a contract has been made with the Reading Iron company to furnish the pipe for the projected line Between Wil a unusually Good strike for the Northern Field u reported near Boxford the Well is owned by Doe. Felt co., and is on the Allen farm one mile South West of Rixford. The Well is or a depth of h30 feet. 40 feet in the Sand old still drilling. She flows throw the casing every three hours and is considered Good for. 125 barrels. It is three Miles North of the Cole Creek Well on the c c. Wright farm. Ready Fob a. Sprague is now in his new store ready to give to his patrons better bargains than Ever. He has added an elegant Stock of Silver and plated Ware to which Especial Atten Tion is invited. Be arbs Grerr place of Dole id the Union Cor in ileum. What Ibe ukr kick Doun t Rire i Ortli the leading Baum tits on Oil Anil at. Dall Devotion to am Oil tale rat of pct and Llie it neral the paper a Nosir uie example of Jour in uie Sjule. It of Oil Newt it Nutase Luelf the Lead in ant Barite of Sierr subject relay Ink to int that lao Culer Intel the daily larger than All the other Papen prove at Olean Bradford Tarrea Feii Waif twin table. A Faraas. Arris tomcat Ola an v Lui Pult Ilu. I a Mart Viva of bad Beck m. Aceania Atlee. Arr rat m bad Boek Allta Phi 1u11 arrive let at Hsu t ohm f ans fat at Butek Tau is akb1ve at bad Road at Jsam Leivo bed Buck i 10. Ibe homme Hen a Torix . Aab Twell Preth a. Per Jno r. Chadwick Demty. By us Cut. 1 met try that the above Las Trae Sopr of Ike Irrell no win b7 Nap a. . Skelt. La Stop Jurum Deo. T. 18781 Jck Oes. W of b. X. Y. Vent Una train. M Beck at p aeeeensnrtlo., bad Troci my exp Nae Kov Muriam at Tolu at t. P. Akanad Gaa Aceta with second dec. Suss h Alvon he junk , All who nov a. K. Taylor an Dou notice. By Resolution of Borosich Council or of Dinn nce no. 23, in regard to rid ins seating or. i Ujj pors barong a wi51 to Harris it of Fol . J be Hwija of c. Huena who i for in executor of Ibe estate of Alakl Tail Whu will together with or More or the a Point to be m it Otic. Of Mhz backs in the Borlaug a of Sibyl kit on and
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