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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 20 March 1879

m Thursday, march 20, i7P. Local Sot ps Biding la coming. Butter 22 cents a pound. T-Enster Sunday April 13. Potato bugs are dormant. 1 Our jail is full of prisoners. Maple sugar at Morgester's ' Our tomato seed are burled. Tite Advocate $1,60 a year. 1 That robin took a severe cold. Make sugar while the sap flows. Snow three inches deep on Mon day. Many wood piles have toppled over. ' Trout fishing will be lawful after April 1st. w-Vtsitlng cards neatly printed at this office. Pork, and sugar cured hams at Morgester's. Don't expect much more good sleighing this season. Fresh Lemons 25 cents a dozen t Morgester's. . a sheet of paper and an envelope for a cent at this ofllce. All kinds of choice groceries sold Very cheap for cash nt Morgester's. Fruit agents have commenced to swarm. Keep your shot gun loaded. Report of the Ridgway Public Schools for February in this week's Issue. After several days of pleasant weather the return of a young winter Is not very welcome. Sweet Valencia o...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 20 March 1879

FOB THE FAIR SEX. Opportaalty. Ho brightly on the morn It lies t Purple monarch In disguise . Hall htm, crown him t If yon wait, Twill t orerer be too late. Youth, by May'i enohantment led, Dreams of rosier days ahead Bnt only he who fronts the hour Carres the spiral path to power. Maiden with the pretty face I All the world admires your grace, Form, and sweetness. Bright bine-eyes Tnt no trust in '"by-and-bys." When the silver snmmoni oalls, Stoutly speak -tU' fate befalls One unment tarns each golden door, , And then it shuts foreyermore I Joel Benton, in Scribner. Sprints Fashion. The soft chip bonnet is the style par excellence of the season, a very differ ent thing from the straw of former times, and it is crowned with masses of flowers, small field blossoms and gar den flowers, nothing larger than the fashionable small roseB or the brilliant little peerings that look like drops of red blood on the green terraced sides of the road as one travels toward Rouen, in Normandy. Small...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 27 March 1879

I fk '. , ". O.i 'J.I ... . . . . : . ! .' . ' fpfi r ii i ii i - - HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. ,-, J-niNIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. ,XOL.IX. ,,. , : ' f:;t; ; iRIJJGAYAY, ELK COUNTY, f A., THTJBSJJfAY, , MARCH 27, 1879. ' NO. 6. r 1 " : : i 1 1 : . 1 -p" : n - ! T 1 . . i . . f 1 .11 r If ( " " ' From Mj Arm-Chalr. TO TBB CHILDBIlt OF CAMBBICOE, Who -presented to me, on my seventy-second birthday, Febrnarv 37,1879. this chair, made from the wood of . tho Tillage blacksmith's chestnut tree. Am l a king, that I should call my own This splendid ebon throne? Or by what reaion, or what right divine, Can I proclaim It mine? Only, perhaps, by right divine of song' It may to me belong; Only became the spreading chestnut tree Of old was sung by me. Well f remember it In all its prime, " When in the inmmer time, The affluent foliage cf Us branches made A cavern of cool shade. ' There by the blacksmith's forge, besido the h street, . 'Its blonoms white and sweet Ea...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 27 March 1879

Henry A. Parsons, Jr., Editor THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1879. The expenses of the late Interna tional exhibition at Paris were $11, 000,000, and the receipts $6,000,000. The total " log cut" of Michigan this winter aggregates 2,404,207,466 feet. The computation gives tin actual cut of nearly every logging firm. The contributions to the fund in stituted by the Lord Mayor of London for the relief of the sufferers by the 8.egedin inundation's has reached the um of $35,000. The report of the board of Inquiry in the case of General Fitz John Por ter has been received by the Secretary of War and has been sent to Mr. Hayes for his decision. Not only have active sanitary measures been neglected In most of the Southern cities and villages ravaged lost year by the yellow fever, but generally they are less clean than usual. Mayor Williams, of Gloucester. Mass., has published a reduest for con tributions from the country at large in aid of the families of the seamen lost on St. George's Bank during t...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 27 March 1879

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1879. j. Local Kote -Note paper and envelopes at this office, Fresh egfs 18 cents a dozen at Morgester's. There are at present six prisoners In the jail at this place. Haxall While Wheat, Amber Spring Wheat, Buckwheat and Gra ham Flour at Morgester's. Company H has leased Rhlnes' hall for a term of three months. The company meets for drilleach Saturday evening ; roll call at 7 o'clock sharp. I). S. Andrus & Co., Williamsport, Pa., are prepared to sell a good organ now for $75.00 cash. 7 stops and beau tiful case, and they are fully warranted hy them, which is a sure mark of their merit. Send them your orders and you will not be disappointed. The Oratorio of Esther, the Beau tiful Queen, will be performed in the Opera House, Friday and Saturday evenings, March 28th and 20th, inst, toy Ridgway home talent. The com pany will be dressed in full Jewish, Media and Persian costumes. This Oratorio, composed by W. B. Brad bury, author of innumerable Sunday School Song...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 27 March 1879

rerllgof igrlcnllnre In Tjrol. The persistence with which hnmanily . attaches itself to fertile land without re gard to danger is illustrated elsewhere than here. The peasants on the slopes of Vesuvius push their cultivation and . plant thoir homos in the Terr track of a possible lava stream, and, all the world over, facility for obtaining a livelihood blinds the cultivator to all risks. Groh man says: "In the WildSohonan, North Tyrol, not a few of the houses are built on such steep slopes that a heavy chain has to be Jaid round the houses and fastened to some firm object, a large tree or bowlder of rock, higher up. In one village off the raster Thai, and in two others off the Oberinn Thai, many of the villagers come to church with orampoons on their feet, the terri ble steep slopes on which their huts are built somewhat like a swallow's nest on a wall requiring this trccauticnary measure. In Moos a village not very far from tho Brenner, having a popula tion of eight hundred inhabit...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 3 April 1879

' lie ill 'feiiff liicik ' HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL. DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. IX. EIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, N PA., THUESDAY, APBIL 3, 1879. NO. 7. Long, Long Ago. Hark ! 'tis the ring ol the merry sleigh bells ! Over the hills and down through the dells, With the speed ot tlie hiud or the bounding deer, Onward they go, with a ringing cheer Where the light fulls whitest, Where the stars shine brightest. Whore the snow lies clearest, Where the frost bites keenest, Over the hills and down through the dells, list to the ringing of the tinkling bells ! See where the flash of the glittering steel Follows the track of the coursing heel, On rivers of glass, in the dnnring light, Where eyee of lovers are Sparkling bright j Where the ice grows strongest, , Where the moon stuys longest, Where the hearts beat lightest, Where the eyes shine brightest ; There is the truck of the coursing heel Lit by the flash of the burnished steel ! I hear them again, us the ye...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 3 April 1879

4 Henry At Parsons, Jr., Editor THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1879. Hon. Jnmcs K. Gibson, member of the Forty-first Congress, died on Sun dny morning ntliiS residence In Abing don, Va. An Ohio man whipped his wife because she looked Into bis pockets nnd found a love letter Hint a girl had written to him. Hon. William J. Albert, died Inst Saturday at his resideneein Baltimore, in his 03d year. He was a member of the Forty-third Congress for the Fifth Maryland district. At Norwich, N. Y., Felix McCann, aged 73 years, was found guiltv of murder in the first degree for killing his neighbor, James Morris Hatch, at Negro Hollow, near Sherborn, Che nango county, December 3, 1878. The Secretary of the Treasury has Issued the ninety-third call for the re demption of five-twenty bonds of 1805 consols of 1807. The call is for $10, 000,000, of which $7,000,000 are coupon tind $3,000,000 are registered bonds. A dispatch from Utica, N. Y. says news has been received there from high authority that the' findi...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 3 April 1879

THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1870. Old Court House For Sale. Tho old Court House Building, Ridgway, (exclusive of foundation), will bo sold at public pale on TUES DAY, APRIL 8TH, 1879, -at 8 oclock P. M. In order that the coHstruclion of the new building may !iot be im peded, it is necessary thut tire pur chaser remove It within two weeks after day of Bale. By order of County Commissioners. W. 8. HORTON, Clerk. Local Notes Plant your peas. April has 30 days. -Minster Sunday April 13. Set out your little onions. Haxall flour for sale nt Moles ter's. . Let the railroad come, the sooner the better. Maple sugar is not plentiful in this market. This cold snap puts stop to raft ing and running. Eleven white- swans passed over this placeone day laft week. The new court house will bo fifty feet nearer Mam Street than the old one. As soon as the weather will per mit, Miss Annie Hays intends putting up her house near the depot. The month of March went out iikea lamb, and April cftftTS in cold and Muste...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 3 April 1879

FOR THE FAIR SEX. Fashion Norra. Pcoop bonnets nre wor. Foke bonnets nre fashionable. . Jabots grow longnr and longer. Shoulder enpes are again fashionable. Basque polonaises will bo much worn. Large bonnets are preferred to small ones. Breton is the lace of the pnsslng mo ment. Turbans are worn both in and out doors. The short skirt is as short behind as before. Breton lace jabots and scarfs nre all the rnge. Both high and low turbnn caps nre fashionable. Black chip is the favorite bonnet for all occasions. Shirring is very fashionable on nil summer garments. Skirts of short dresses retain their narrow dimensions. Gloves are long, reaching to the elbow for full evening toilet. Suits in two shades of the snrue color nre going out of fashion. Wnistconts nre often mado to wear over the basque as under it. Xew parasols have flatter tops than the canopy ones of lust summer. Postilion iilents and fan trimmings in the back of nasques are revived. Fichu collarettes and jabot collarettes gi...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 10 April 1879

ft 'P h HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL. DESPERANDTJM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. IX. y ltipGJVAY,. ELK COUNTY,' ' TA., THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1879. NO. 8. U HI: . -vai r " Funny Uncle Mill." I hoard the grown folks talking last night when ,1 lay abed, So I shnt ray eyes and listened to everything they said ; And first they suid that Polly and Fhil were coming here, And a good old soul was rolly,,but Thil was always queer. And they never, never, never, tn all their lives could see How I'olly enme to marry him, nor how they oould agree; For she was just as bright and sweet ns any flower in May, , But ha was tight as a drum-head, and as black fts a stormy day. And his nose iftts always poking into other talk's atHiirs, And he was altogether too fond of splitting hairs j And he luid so many corners you never oould come near Without your hitting some ot them, or being in constant fear. Well, 1 listened very liard, and I 'raembered 'every word, And 1 thought it wns the que...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 10 April 1879

Henry A. Parsons, Jr., - Editor THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1879. Last Saturday evening at Mount Vernon, Texas, Robert Morgan, whom the sheriff left in charge of the Jail, was assassinated by nix men, who, after murdering Morgan, attempted the rescue of the prisoners, but the door resisting their efforts and being fired on by the citizens, they were com pelled to their horses and escaped. The citizens threatened to burn the jail with the prioners in retaliation, but were prevailed upon to desist. Faithless swains had better beware of California juries. Emily Hanks, at the age of 21, entered the house of Gon. Henry M. Naglee of San Jose in the capacity of housekeeper. She was then an orphan, and had for some years been supporting herself by do mestlc service and sewing. She has now sued him for breach of pro.niise of marriage and betrayel under cover of that promise, and has obtained a ver dict for $27,500. Mrs. Rose M'Cnskcr, an aged widow occupying with her son the second floor of 225 West...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 10 April 1879

mmmk THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1870. To-morrow is good Friday. Onion setts at Powell & Klme's. Next Sunday is Easter Sunday. All grades of sugar at Morgester's. Fresh Butter Chapin's best at Powell & Klme's. The list of Jurors for the May term appears In this Issue. Prime Erie county butter always n stock at Morgester's. The Swarthmore note paper for ale at The Advocate office. The post office at Daguscahonda, this county, has been discontinued. Call and see our new beveled gilt edged visiting cards. The nobbiest thing, out. Eggs have advanced to 18 cents a dozen under pressure of the demand Just before Easter. Lost A gold cuff pin with coral Bet. Anyone finding same will please leave it at this office. The Ross Brothers have com menced the erection of Miss Annie Hays' house near the depot. St. Mary's has long been desirous of having the court house at that point, yet not a St. Mary'si te offered a bid at the sale on Tuesday. How is this Mr. Brandon ? i Get yourself a new suit of ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 10 April 1879

ITEMS OF INTEREST. A novel tiling a readable romance. There are no stamps In last year's vests. The chiropodist sways the whole foot's-tool. It is finally decided that W star's dictionary is the best. What sort of hard thing can you throw at a dog without hurting him P Words hard words. English physicians say that melan cholia is always active in the morning and wears away towards night. I Henry C. Work, the song writer, has already received over $4,000 royalty for the song, " Grandfather's Clock." Man can do many things, but there is one thing he can't do; he can't button on a new collar, just after cutting his thumb-nails, without looking up in the air. . After a man, upon somo raw and gusty night, when everything is as dark as the shadow of fate, has run across a swaying clothes-line with his chin and neck, you never can convince him that there is any truth in all this nonsense about death by hanging being so pleas nnt. llawkeye. There was an instance of the disagree ment of doct...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 17 April 1879

S S S S " 1 "- - i. ' ' ... -m- -I - - "" , ., ......... i . - - . I. - lie- ;ilV ; IlIMfe.-:;- HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher, NIL DESPERANDTTM. Two Polla" AnnujjjT vnr ty " TUDGWAY. ELK COUNTY. PA.. THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1879. NO. 0. 1 V T VJ-J. JL ? - . ' v ' A ' , . - r : i roetic Answers. WHAT IS TOUR CHARACTER t A rare compound of oddity, frolic and lun, . ; To relish a oke and rojoice in a pun. Goldsmith. That of the epicure, who, serenely full, inny say, ' Fate cannot harm me; I have dined to-dnr. Swift. Luxurious, aTaricious, false, decoitlul, Sullen, malicious, smacking of every sin that has a name. Shakespcnie. WHAT IS TOUR CHIEF ATTRACTION T Thou hast tho sweetest iaco I ever looked on. ,- ' Shakespeare. Good sense which only is the gift of Heaven, And though no science, fairly worth thesovcu Pope. A form so fair, that like the air Tis less of earth than heaven. E. E. Fiukney. Me is so full of pleasant anecdote, So rich, so gay, so poignant in his wit : Time v...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 17 April 1879

Ufa JUtonrte. llrnrjr A. Parsons, Jr., Editor THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1870. Indiana county has become one of the great horso markets of tlie Slate. Tlio wrestling mutch lit Baltimoro between Miller find McLaughlin lust Thursday night came to an end shortly after two o'clock Friday morning, the referee declining the mutch ended and a draw. During the contest of five and a half hours, McLaughlin gained one fall and Miller one. Twelve women, divided equally as to numbers, went to a quiet spot near Vincennes, Intl., to settle a feud by a fight. Several hundred men wit nessed the combat, which lasted half an hour, and disfigured twelve faces. A local clergyman kept on the safe side of the truth when he said, "This was a sad commentary on our boasted civilization." Deadwood, April 10. Seven Indians attacked Sergeant Kennedy, late Signal Observer at Deadwood, and a private soldier named Bader. The two men were eating lunch at Mizpah, forty-ftve miles from Fort Keogh, their destination, when fi...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 17 April 1879

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1870. The roads are muddy. Haxall flour at Morgester'R. Boneless codfish at Mergester's.. Lots of snow yet In the woods. Potatoes $1.00 per bushel at P. & K'. No. 1 'Marrow Beans at Moles ter's. 125 lbs. fine cheese Just received at Morgester's Beautiful motto frames at C. Bowers' furniture store. Trout fishing and punkie bites will soon be in fashion. Royal Raking Powder In and J lb. cans at Morgester's. Flood in the creek, and a great deal of lumlxr has gone to market. Notice the Commissioners' sale of unseated lands in another column. For wall pockets, brackets, nd picture frames call at C. Bowers'. Assorted jellies in glass butter dishes 25 cents each at Morgester's. Buckwheat cakes and sorgum have seen their best days for this season. Eggs were very scarce just before Easter. The supply will soon be equal to the demand. The old court house has not moved much yet. It is expected that the moving will commence in a few days. About 8,000,000 feet of lumber w...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 17 April 1879

THE TfEAIt 1879. Some Prediction! by Mr. I. . Croly. The following Is nn nbstract of the Tiredictions developed in the course of an Interesting conversation reported in the New York Graphic, the prophet being, we believe, Mr. D. G. Croly, who was lately the managing editor of the journal named : 1. The year 1879 will', on the whole, bo a prosperous one for the United Stato.s. There will bo a' general revival of indus try, labor will be employed, nnd confi dence in tho future universally felt. Be fore, the close of the year there will be ii widespread interest in prceioils-metal mining. A dangerous speculative feel ing in other industries will soon show itself. S. There will be ft partial failure of crops this year. Our liny crop on the Atlantic slope will be short. 3. At least, two important failures of Wall street magnates will take plaee this year. They be of persons with whose name every one is familiar. 4. An unsuspected weakness in our national banking system may be develop ed ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 24 April 1879

HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL, DESPERA3STDTJM. ' Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. IX. ; . , , j .... BIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA,, THURSDAY, APEIL 24, 1879. NO. 10. 1 , i - i ' r ' ' i r Jlother'g Work. Dear patient woman o'er your children bending To leave a good-night kiss on rosy lips, Or list the simple prayers to Ood ascending Ere slumber veil them in its soil eclipse, I wonder, do yon droam tlat seraphs lore you, And sometimes smooth the pathway for yonr feet; "That oft their silvery pinion float above you, When life is tangled and its cross-roads meet? So wan and tired, the whole long day so busy, To laugh or weep, at times you hardly know, So many trifles make the poor brain dizzy, So many errands call you to and fro. Small garments stitching, weaving fairy stories, And binding wounds, and bearing little cares, Your hours pass, unheeded oil the glories Of that great world beyond the nursery . Btairs. One--soliool mate's pen 'has written words of beauty, ' Her poems...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 24 April 1879

i ntiiifir wirm Henry A. Parsons, Jr., Editor THtniKDAY, APRIL 24, 1870. M iss Julia E. Smith, of Glaston bury, ('oiiii., Hie survivor of the two Smith sisters, of woman's rights fuino, was married Thursday to Amos G. Parker of New 1 rmnpslilrc. He Is n widower, eighty-six years old, tlie nge of the bride. Tlie Pope has refused to accept the resignation of Archbishop Pureell of Cincinnati on account of bin long ser vice to the Church. The Archbishop Is instructed to select a coadjutor, with the light of succession to the Sec of ('iiiclniiiUi. Mr. Pell (Pep.) 0r New Hamp shire was admitted to a seat In tlie V niteil States Senate Thursday by n vole of S" to 28. Conklin and Carpen ter (Be s.) voted against him, and Bayard, Gordon, Groome, Jones, Me Donald, V orhees, Bandolph, Walker Whyte and Williams (Denis.) voted for him. A telegram from Pondout, N. Y., April P., wiys the snow at Stamford Delaware county, is twenty inches on v level, and it is still 'snowing. The roads are blocked ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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