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Daily loraîsg H w » . Friday, July 19, 1878. Published every morning, Mondays excepted. M . D . M I X , S . P. M I X , W . H . B R A D I S H , EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS. T h e o n l j ' d a i l y p a p e r in t h e C i t y a n d is th e r e ­ fo r e t h e b e s t a d v e r t i s i n g m e d i u m . S u b s c r i p t i o n l i v e c e n t s p e r w e e k . A d v e r t i s i n g r a t e s w i l l b e fu r n i s h e d u p o n a p p l i ­ c a t i o n . D A I L Y M O R N I N G N E W S , 68 M a u i S t . , B a t a v i a , N . Y . N O T I C E to s u b s c r i b e r s . T h e D a i l y M o r n i n g N e w s w i l l b e d e l i v e r e d b y c a r r i e r s a t y o u r d o o r e v e r y m o r n i n g in a n y p a r t o f t h e C i t y f r e e o f c h a r g e A n y p e r s o n f a i l i n g t o r e c e i v e th e ir p a p e r w i l l r e p o r t to u s in p e r s o n o r b y m a i l , The Coraell-Hamrd Eaoe- The 17th opened up bright and clear at Auburn, but the weather was exceedingly warm. Flight thousand people gathered along the shore to witness the eight-oared boat race between. Americas best crews— Cornell and Harvard. Mr. Courtney was official time keeper, and the race was called at 4:13 p. m, Cornell's crew were the first to get afloat, and paddled to the starting point. Harvard soon followed. For the benefit of the spectators a train of 39 cars was run along the shore, on the South­ ern Central Railroad, and accom­ panied the oarsman from start to finish It was filled to overflowing, and eacH person had a seat. The signal was given to the train to start, and after it was some distance down the shore, the oars of the re­ spective crews dipped the water, and the struggle commenced. They started off at a rate of nearly forty strokes a minute. Cornell had the lead from the start to the finish, and won by nearly three lengths. Time half-mile 2¡30. Mile 5:22. Two miles 11:25. In the third mile Harvard made a spurt but Cornell had too much muscle in reserve, for them and kept their place in front. The time of the last mile was 17:13^ . Great enthusiam was manifested by the friends of the victorious crew. It was the general opinion that Harvard rowed in bet­ ter form than her opponents and the greater maturity of the Cornell crew was what told in her favor, Each crew was forced to row substitutes. The water that Cornell rowed in was much smoother, than Harvard’s course. The race ended as most all thought it would. Aerial Navigation Two well-known aeronauts, who have made good progress toward the invention of balloons that may be artifically propelled, are now in town. One is J. W. Schroeder, who exhibited his air-ship at Phila­ delphia during the centennial, where it worked satisfactorily for short dis­ tances. He intends to begin work on a new ship within a few weeks, and to complete it in the latter part of September. Its estimate cost is about $5,000. Immediately on the completion of the undertaking a company will undertake the manu­ facture, f.nr the use oi foreign gov­ ernments as well as for home con­ sumption, The French govern­ ment' has engaged to pay him a roy­ alty on his machines, one of which is now in successful use at Cher­ bourg. The balloon will be ninety one feet long and twenty wide. The twofold motive power consists of a pair of wings ana a propeller, both of which are operated by elec­ tric engines. The gas is intended only to sustain in the air the weight of the impediments. He claims to have no doubt of his ability to cross the ocean and return within five days. The other inventor is Mr. Richel, who has been exhibiting his flying machine in Boston and other eastern cities. He proposes this summer to build a big machine and to send it on a trip from New York to Chicago, which distance he thinks he can traverse in six hours. He claims no ability to make headway against a strong wind, but says his machinery enables him to move easily from one current of air to another until he strikes a current that bears him on toward his desti- natin. These gentlemen make large promises, and it remains to be seen if they can fulfill them.— N. Y. Letter. Gen. Twigs's Sword. A lady living in England has made application for three valuable swords formerly the property of General Twiggs, but which were captured by .General Butler when he entered New Orleans during the war. These swords were sent by Gen. Butler to President Lincoln, and deposited by his successor, President Johnson, in the vaults of Treasury Department for safe keep­ ing. They were valued at $3 5,000. One of them was presented to Gen. Twiggs by Congress for bravery during the Mexican war. The scab­ bard is of pure gold, and the sword hilt is of solid gold brilliantly set with diamonds. When Gen. Twiggs ran away from New Orleans at the approach of the Union troops he left these swords behind, but sent a letter to a lady friend saying that he had decided to give them to her and asking her to obtain them. Soon afterwards Gen. Twiggs died, and the lady, who now lives in Eng­ land, claims the swords as her prop­ erty, and has made formal applica­ tion to the Secretary of the Treasury for them. The request is now under consideration. It Slight be Hotter. The sun was in apogee and the earth in aphelion, this morning at twenty-four minutes af^er three, that is, the earth reached that part of her orbit in which she is at the greatest distance from the sun. tor, strange as it may seem, the earth is now three millions of miles further from the sun than she was on the first of last Januaiy. lak- ing the most approved estimation of the sun s distance and using round numbers to express ths same the distance between the sun and earth is at present ninety-three mik lions of miles, while in mid winter the two bodies are ninety milions of miles apart The question nat­ urally arises as to the reason why we do not have the coolest weather when the sun is farthest away. This is easily explained, for the sun’s rays fall perpendicularly upon the earth, in midsummer and obli­ quely in midwinter; the intensity of the heat far overbalancing the diff­ erence in the distance.- ‘ The sum­ mer heat is, however, tempered by the greater distance of the central fire, for in the southern hemisphere, where the sun is in perigee at mid­ summer, the heat is intensified, and the temperature is higher in Australia and Southern Africa than in corresponding latitudes north of the equator. It is well we were not living about thirty-six hundred years before the creation of Adam, for the sun was in perigee during the northern summer, and in apo­ gee during the northern winter. Sir John Herschel estimates that the northern summer at that distant period of the world’s history was twenty-three degrees hotter, and the northern winter twenty-three ‘degrees colder, than it is at present. Every inhabitant of the north temperate zone* has therefore reason to be grateful that the sun is in apogee at this season, for what would become of the poor mortals who have been simmering in the intense heat o f the last five days if they were required to bear a temperature from ten to twenty degrees higher than the nineties in which the thermometer has been mercilessly revelling. TH E M A R K E T S . fê w D m w m r 1 8 7 8 . I am offering the greatest Reduc­ tions in every department ever be­ fore offered in Genesee County. Dress Goods at half price, Black Grenadines, Buntings, Cambrics, Launs. Look at my Goods and prices before purchasing and save yourself 15 per cent, R. O. H O L D E N , I i-tf 83, & 85, Main St. The Subscriber having bought out the Shoe Store of Burrs Broth­ ers, No. 78 Main Street, desires to inform the public that he has on hand a first-class store of BOOTS ft SHOES. which he is determined to sell as low as any house in Western New York. He is also receiving daily from \ New York all the New Styles that are introduced. Remember that his Stock is ftew and Complete and will compare fovorably with any stock of Boots and Shoes in the State, 9tf TH OM A S YA T E S . B a t a v i a , J u l y W h e a t , w h i t e . . . . 08 ; W h e a t , r e d . . . . . . 1 00 j Oats.,,... ........ 25-23 Corn 1(5 Beans......... ... 125-250 B a r l e y , 4 r o w e d 55 - 6 3 C h i c k e n s ..................... 10 P o r k ...................... ... Flour, -white, bbl Flour, red, bbl... O n i o n s , b u s h . . . . . 4 50 8 00 7 00 65 1 9 , 18 7 8 . B a r l e y , 2 r o w e d P o t a t o e s .............. W o o l ...................... B u t t e r , t u b . . . B u t t e r , r o l l . . . E g g s ...................... C h e e s e ................ A p p l e s , d r i e d . A p p l e s , g r e e n . 30 0 -4 0 0 L a r d ..................... 8 S a l t ........................ ...10 - 1 6 0 5 ° ! 20 - 2 8 I 12 1 to I i° j 8 For the best quality of C O A L — P E R T O N . C h e s t n u t . ................... $ 5 50 S t o v e . . . ...................... 5 50 B r i a r H i l l ................... 7 5 0 g F V .............*5 5° Blacksmith............. 7 0° G r a t e ............................... 5 5 0 T h e a b o v e a r e p r i c e s m y a r d . 2 5 c e n t s d i s c o u n t p e r to n fo r C a s h . In I 511 ire li ?owi, It will pay you to call and examine prices at the Peoples Store. As it is the only G R O C E R Y where goods are sold 1 fC. 0 . D. * ’ I will always give you the very lowest prices and will not ask you to pay any bad debts. Do not forget that you can save from 10 to 20 cents per pound on “ IEAS ” by purchasing at my Store. C. F. PEN D ILL, 87 Main St., i-tf Batavia, N. Y. go to J. H. BOYLAH, Jit. at bis ' Hast End Store” cor. Ellicott and South. Liberty Streets, where can be found the finest T ea , C oi - fee and S ugar ancf at the lowest prices. In fact anything in the GROCERY LINE i „ * • 1 and at prices to suit the times, l-2it J. R. M I T C H E L L & CO., 80 MAIN sr . Dealers in Boots & Shoes. The best goods for the least money. We keep no SH O D D Y , SHAW & STILES’ Wholesale and Retail Druggists & Booksellers Everything in the line. TRUSSES, SUPPORTERS & BBA.CES, a specialty, 92 M a in S t r e e t , - B a t a v i a . M OREAU’S Villiage Express, deliver­ ed to all parts of the village. Or­ ders left at the St. Janies aud WaBbthurn House, and Baggage llooui. 2 -tf

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