Owego Record Front Page
Sept. 12, 1885
Tioga Co., NY

Transcribed by: Bill Grummons

Sept. 12, 1885


Don't fail to see the exhibition of the double rotary harrow on Mr. E. H. HOUSE'S farm to-morrow all day.

Take notice of the advertisement, in another column, of Chester WHITE pigs for sale by J. C. COUNCILMAN, of Newark Valley

Wagon For Sale - A good two seat democrat wagon can be bought cheap. Inquire at George TUCK'S clothing store Front street.

Croton hose No. 3 will attend the Cortland parade as guest's of Water Witches, Tioga Centre Coronet Band accompanies them.

You can not very well overlook the new advertisement of BUCKBEE, PETERSON, WOOD & Co., one of the leading and responsible dry goods firms of this place.

James TAYLOR, of Tioga, convicted of rape, sentenced in 1877 to fifteen years in Auburn prison, was a recent applicant for pardon, but Gov. HILL denied the application.

Interesting correspondence from Catatonk reached us too late for publication this week. All matter for publication should reach us by not latter then Wednesday to insure insertion.

Col. W. E. DORWIN has a contract for building a railroad in Wisconsin and it is said that this will prevent him from running for the Assembly this fall. This will improve Mr. LATIMER'S chances.

Geo. TUCK, the clothier has just received one of James L. LIBBY'S cabinets. It is made of ash and is beautifully and appropriately lettered. There are four compartments and the whole resembles a magnificent bureau.

George VanNOSTRAN has sold his lease, stock of goods and good will in the saloon on the corner of North avenue and South Depot street to NICHOLS & HUBER, formerly of the Park hotel, who have taken possession.

A fellow named Henry MILLER, committed assault with a pitchfork with intent to kill, upon a farmer in the town of Barton. He was brought to this village and hied along to justice's office, where he was committed to the county jail to await action of the next grand jury.

A box car on the Erie road was switched at Campville Sunday because of fire and was soon consumed on the side track where it was left. The cause of the fire was unknown and was due no doubt to spontaneous combustion, as it started inside among the merchandise with which it was loaded.

The trial of George AXTELL is set down for the next term of the Broome county court at Binghamton on the 28th of this month. AXTELL, it will be remembered, is the man who murdered Wm. PERRY, Ellis FREEMAN and Adam FRENCH in CONRAD'S saloon at Deposit last Decoration Day, while intoxicated.

Hon. C. F. BARAGAR, of Candor, was in town Monday.

A. F. WOODFORD, of Candor, was in town Wednesday

George TUCK, the clothier, has been in New York this week buying goods.

Rev Geo. FORSYTH, of this village visited Susquehanna the first of the week.

John R. and Frank LYONS, brothers, are spending a week in New York and Boston.

Supervisor R. W. CLINTON and Hon. J. B. LANDFIELD, of Newark Valley, were in town Monday.

Mrs. Josephine MURPHY, of Dansville, NY, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. A. N. SEDGWICK in Owego.

"Saxy" DUNHAM is assisting Geo. ROBINSON as bar clerk in the absence of Mr. LYON who is traveling east.

Wm. L. FORSYTH has returned from Scranton to again engage in painting, paper hanging etc. in the best style.

Miss Clara VERMILYEA, of Elmira, who visited Mrs. Jared E. FOOTE at JENKSVILLE last week, returned home on Saturday

J. O. FROST the furniture merchant of Candor was in Owego on Tuesday, en route home from a visit with friends in Towanda.

Gere, TRUMAN & PLATT'S establishment has been represented at Whitney Point fair this week by Theodore HORTON.

Miss Clara STEELE, of Temple st. returned on Wednesday from a weeks vacation with her cousin, Miss Lizzie SEARS, at Newark Valley.

A. E. NYE a first class baker from Cortland, has recently become a resident of this village, having entered the employ of M. HALL.

John J. DURFEE, of Wellsburg visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. DURFEE, and took in the Fireman's Parade on Wednesday.

Mrs. Geo. EREANBACK and her sister, Mrs. HINE of Athens, PA, were the guests of Mrs. C. H. KEELER, Main street, the first of the week.

Dr. D. S. STERNS. of Buffalo, is confined to his home, in this village, with a large carbuncle on his neck, He is being attended by Dr. HEATON.

John LAMB, Erie brakeman, has gone to Bradford to accept a position as passenger conductor on the Bradford, Bordell & Kinzuna railroad.

O. P. SIBLEY and E. BUFFUM, of Owego, Joe BOVEE of Weltonville, and O. A. ALVORD of SPEEDSVILLE are in Waverly and Athens today on business.

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