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The Massena observer. (Massena, St. Lawrence County, N.Y.) 1897-1989, December 23, 1897, Image 3

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W'' • 'It £ J m =rt i&& We extend to one and all a cordial invitation to visit our display of New and Beautiful ^.^ Ooods especially selected with a view to meeting all *he requirements of the gift-makers oi§| sena and vicinity. It is impossible to enumerate all the pretty articles we have, but our ail ment is complete including ma yj.n Cases and Toilet Sets Of all kinds. The latest styles. * Crest Wave Bisque Ware Gold Plated. Beautiful pieces. Finest Medallion Art Pictures New and of latest design. JVovellies in Porcelain Collar and Cuff* Neck- tie, Glove, ITand- Jcefehief, Photo. Fan and Station- ery OtoxeSj JEJic. Pretty Candle Sticks A very neat gift Sterling Silver Novelties In everything new and ufeful. Writincr Desks and Lap Tablets Fine Leather Goods. <Book$j <Books, of aUkin ds, some of the latest pub\ licalions, poems, Juvenile ffiooftsj Holy ®ibles, ®i- arfes and Jllbvms '\f:' ; \^ify Dolls m Doll's For Little Folks. Booklets, J^natM Cards, CajQm ••%w For 1898, which artistic and delicate. are i * • 'V'Vi JIM\ and Cardf A big line. The Largest^ and best ' MM Perfumes tf^ Handsome tg|| izersjelc. X^ be sure to what you waM to Call at \'•M m. \ML »- You will find goods at prices that will please. We invite you to come ft H. J. POTTER. •')\ Norwood. J)ec./2l.—Mr. Manning and Miss Bertha Bennett, of Auburn Sminary and! Syracuse University respectively are .home for the Christmas vacation with their parents, Dr. and Mrs. Bjnftett. The Congregational society hold theiT. Sunday school festival on* Christmas eve and a novel plan will be enjoyed by the little ones. Each scholar will have a letter in the post Office which is to be delivered to them as called for, containing a check on the bank which when presented calls for a present. About seventy dollars is subscribed for the occasion. $h© M. E. society has for the same evening, a house erected on the platform out of which Santa Claus is to come loaded with his sack of gifts to the little ones. vMiss Eva Hakins returned home on Saturday from her friends in Montreal who made her visit there a pleasant one> Mrs. Blake Wallace leaves on Fri- dayfora two weeks' holiday visit with her parents in MorristOwn. P-rin. E. B. Davis is home for the holidays from his school at Turin, N. % Norfolk. Dec. 21—J. 8. Kellogg will give one ofmose quiet, enjoyable dances for which the Atwater House has been cpBhrated the past tew years, De- cember 31. Fay's orchestra from Madrid, which has the reputation of feing firat-class, will furnish music. E$p6 Of full tickets $1.50. Jfi-N. Tilley is quite ill from heart \•'\\ \\la, Dr. Putney is attending Jessie Erwin, who was taken ill with throat disease at Pots- has sufficiently recovered to be H^ her home here. She is slow- f iproving. •&C& Leach and wife are very nufch enjoying an infant daughter l^fcxsaihe to them a few days ago. Cordial congratulations extended. She W. C. T. U. of Norfolk wffl vf-a white ribbon entertainment it,ythe town ball New Year's eve. light.refreshments will be served, a lil^Ujal and literary program render- ' %rhich with the social advantages :e it a sourse of much pleasant ticipation. Massena Centre. yiiss Adelaide Hill left last week 11; a position in the public school ^M, N. Y. g&rank Atwood who has been 3 ing the past month with friends eft for her home in Michigan > Macue is spending the week e friend Mrs. Agnes Stearns, tk Lavine wno has been very lifelM •<W& Will. Soon Be Upon Us SELECT YOUR PRESENTS NOW. Don't wait until the best are picked out, but come at once and have the first selection of our great display. If you are looking for a gift for Father, Mother, Sister, Sweetheart, Wife or Husband, come to our store. We can satisfy you in every respect and give you something that will be just the thing for a Christmas gift—Use- ful and attractive. We have a complete Holiday stock of Fancy Work, Sofa Pillows, Pin Cushions, Blotters, ^ead Kests, Ladies' Garters, Shea? Shields, Needle Cases, Slippers of all kinds, Fancy Baskets both Trimmed and Untrimmed, Table Spreads, Handkerchiefs at all prices from 5c up, Linens of all descriptions, a fine line of Silver and Celluloid Novelties that are beauts and up-to-date in design and at lowest prices. » Our trimmed Hats and all Millinery will t># sol$ at prices lower thai* competitors, as we ckse them out at any price ©wing to tl$e naas ofj&e^aeaspii. B a XmaS tree and an Come and have a oys- good Brasher Centre. i Prashaw is down from Ant- Jrith his bride. pi mail carrier Harlow Wright jfoved to Brasher Falls. MM, Taylor and wife attended the Hfal of a cousin Mrs. W. H. as at Winthrop, Monday. Iffanier who has been quite poor- ') as to be out again. • m. Taylor spent a few days at tfctr's. 8 study Wednesday evening of Nlcholville. Dec. 2lb —The annual election of officers of Elk Chapter No. 197 R. A M , was held last Tuesday evening December 14, and the following were elected: W. E. Fortune, H. P.; F. L. Day, K.* J. T. Camfield, scribe; W. A. Thomas' secretary; L. 0. Wilson, treasurer. Fred W. Baxton, of Vt.. has been visiting at F. L. Richardson's the past week. We are informed that Daniel Donovan has bought what is known as the \Ayers farm,\ consisting of about 140 acres. Price with stock $5,000. Rev, F. L. Foster, of Baptist church will preach a Christmas sermon Sun- day morning December 26. In the evening his subject will be \Four Great Days in History.\ A Christmas tree and entertain- ment will be held at the M E. church Friday evening December 24. Our common district school will close for the holiday vacation this week. The teachers. Prof. John L. Blood and Miss Ella Goodnow have done as good work an could be done under the circumstances. Some parents will persist in censuring the teachers and at the same time their children are on the streets one half of the time during school hours, and by the way what has become of our truant officer who was appointed one vear ago. A Young Peoples Union was organized at the Baptist church Sun- day evening. The annual election of officers of Sanford Post No. 173 G. A. R was held in Post Hall on the evening of December 18. The following were elected: Commander, D. J. Maher; S. V. a, P. M. Hendrick; J. V. C..E. J. Sanford:adit., A. L. BlakejQ. M.; J. A. Martindale; S., Julius White; Chap., V. A. Munson; O. D., E, t>. Sanford; O. G„ D. E. Sanford; S. M M A. Ldberts; Q. M. S., J. F. Brecken- ridge;Delegatesto StateIncampment, D. J. Maher and D. E. Sanford; delegate to St. Lawrence Co. V. Association, E. J. Sanford. At the close of the meeting Comrade E. J. Sanford in a very pleasant and agreeable manner announced that his wife had something in the line of refreshments prepared for them at their home. As usual on such occasions all accepted the invitation. The tables were decorated with flags, silverware and beautiful white linen and filled to overflowing with both substantial and dainty refreshments which none but skilled bands can E roduce and were served by the ostess and her assistant in a manner which will long be remembered by all that were present. After enjoy- ing their usual social visit all went home feeling that it was grand to be a G. A. R. man, but, grander still to have in its order such families as ; cfemrada|8, v J ? Smfiwfck* .V&taJtgtt m Clark did business in Massena nesday. c*«i ite this to let you know what I t not do: % would not do with- aamberlain's Pain Balm in my ,,f U it cost $5.00 a bottle. It pou recommend it to do and J. B. Wallace, Wallaceville, J hainberlain's Pain Balm is the usehold liniment in the world, ^valuable for rheumatism, lame \Iprains and bruises. Be ready ergencies by buying a bottle at ?Otter's Maasena. and M. W. i Hogansburg. > OBSERVER will be sent to new bribers from now until January __ ; for just one dollar, paid in H&ce. Add 25 cents if it is to be ioutside the county. M - -~ mM-iXQ ©»*• Conitlpmtlon For»»er. fEiieCMCwets Candy Cathartic 100 or 280. •W>tt P§,0»faUA»eiMMti laroaui . aruggii stsreiund money. m ; '\ wn i^m^ w k>% Bre,ss Trimmings in pro^?m and jail ,|G^| and desirable goodsJ to mm stpre this week a gp IT JIBMT \M< HYROYAn-iLLS m$S!?&l -*&1W0=>< xw. ffilnWigl^nlfu^^.^^,^,, Wednesday December 8 in her 90th year. Mrs. Haskall will be re- membered by the older inhabitants, and is spoken of by them as a kind and affectionate wife and mother. She was born in New Haven, Vt., in 1808, and spent her girlhood days there. In 1822 when but fifteen years of age she united with the Baptist church at New Haven, and has lived a faithful christian life for more than 75 years. Mrs. Haskall came to this place in 1829 and engag- ed in teaching school until her marriage to James Trussell in 1831. Mr. Trussell died in 1843. She was married to Mr. Haskall in 1849, who died in 1852. She has resided with her son James Trussell for the last twenty years in Chicago, 111. A large circle of relatives and friends extend their most heartfelt sympathy to this son and daughter over the loss of their aged mother. The funeral was attended from the Baptist church at 2 p. m. Saturday December 11, Rev. F. L. Foster preaching, assisted by Rev. W. F. Tooke. Burial in Mound Hill cemetery by the side of the husband of her youth No More Worlds To Conquer I We make a statement that Thatch' er's Sugar of Milk Baking Powder is thestongest, the purest and the best in America. Any jar that fails to verify this claim will, when empty, be redeemed at the price that you paid for it when full. At the greatest food exhibits ever held in New York, Brooklyn and Chicago, food cooked with this powder was pronounced by experts and the common people to be the best, winding up at the World's Fair Chicago, in competition with every baking powder on the globe, with ten per cent the highest Diplo ma of all. Louisville Laidlng. Deo. 20.—George Herriman has returned from visiting relatives in BouksHill. Charles Herriman and Miss Herriman accompanied him. Miss tottie TfaMfanij[MUto visited her sister, Mrs. E. A. Weegar. The Ladies' Auxilliary met last Wednesday at the home of R. B. Matthews. Mary Foord began school again in this district on Mpudtty. Jas. Colquohoon and Miss Christine Eurguson, of Dundee Were theguegts of B. D. VaUaneovand family last week. John Finnie and family have moved on the farm lately occupied by David Sheets. Mr* Seeets has gone to Northfleld to reside. Rev, C. E. Mackenzie will hold a Christmas service here on Christmas afternoon. . Don't ?o6MW«piU«a Smoke tow 14ft Aw»j. To quit tofcaotid etilUr and forever, be mag netto. r«ll oil Utej •nerveW%o r r, &Ue No-fb- Bao, the wonderworker, tn»tm»kei weak men strong. All drug(tlate,60d,or«. Cureguaron teed. Booklet and •JtaplJB free. Address Sterling Remedy Co.. Chloagd or New York. No-To-Bao for Vlftr Centa. Guaranteed tobaooo habit cure, makes weak menatrong, blood sure. M0,W> All druggists. NORFOLK. Mineral Pound Which Resembles Gold— Christoutt Bolerlalnmeot. Dec. 20—Miss Jessie Erwin is very bick with the quinzy. W. N. Tilley, who has been sick for the pa9t two or three weeks, is on the gain. C. A. King, G. A. R. Post Inspect- or, went to Waddington Monday to inspect that Post. A. K Leach wears a broad smile- it's a girl. The Methodists and Congregation- alists will give an entertainment and Christmas tree in the M. E. church > Friday evening, after which the Congregationahsts will serve supper in the town hall. Miss Minnie Fullerton has taken a position as attendant at the Ogdens* burg State Hospital. There will be no service in the M. E. church next Sunday on account of Quarterly meeting, which will be held at Kaymondville. No need to go to Klondike for gold when we have plenty of it near by. Henry Shattell has found something on his farm which looks very much like gold and he has sent it off to be tested. We hope that he has struck a bonanza. Albert Sutton, an old soldier and a citizen of this town, has been elected ' Commander of the G. A. R. Post of Norwood. Mrs. C. H. Judson had the misfor- tune to fall and sprain her ankle very severely che other day. The taxes in this town will he 14 per cent, less than last year. This ought to make the farmers happy. At a regular meeting of the Norfolk Orange held December 11th the fol- lowing officers were elected: Wm. Bartlett, Master; GK W. Snepard, Overseer; T. S. Coats, Lecturer; Frank Congdon, Steward; Wm. Shepard, Assistant Steward; Julia Waldron, Chaplain; C. M. Congdon, Treasurer; $. W. Clark, Secretary; Albert Sutton, Gate Keeper; Minnie StearnB, Ceres; Mrs. Alice Hall, Po- mona; Mrs. Mary B. O. Crabb, Flora; Gertrude Hale, Lady Assistant Stew- ard. The Grangers have taken posses* sion of their new hall in the iMaher Block and things are now moving along with more life and energy. With new officers, new headquarters and a new year, they are sure of do- ing good work the coming year. West Stockholm. Dec. 20—School opened here Mon- day with Mr. Bullson, of Rensselaer Falls as teacher. There is a great deal of sickness in this vicinity, grit) and typhoid fever being most prevalent. King Chase has purchased the Mar- tin, Strait farm near this place. m ,.;.f.i •'11 w ilk w ft •w:»5 1 ft .,„ Jd%peia fe very His wife is much improved. This place is getting noted for its prize fighters. It is reported there will he an oys- ter supper and dance at the P. of I. hall at Sanfordville Friday nights December 24. B. H, Turner, wife and son Lisle visited at Norfolk last week. Alta L. Wellington, son of Mr. and .._rs. Levi Wellington, died at his home in this place Friday, December 17, of typhoid pneumonia after an illness of two weeks. The funeral services were held at the M. E. church, Rev. Lobb officiating. The male quartette of North Stockholm fur- nished the singing. Mr. Wellington and wife were members of the Bap- tist church at ,Canton. He leaves a wife and three children, a father, mother, four brothers and two sisters besides a host of friends to mourn his loss. The family have the sym- pathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement. Stanley Benjamin has returned from Boston. Frank Simons has rented a portion of McCarger's house and will move into the same soon. f 'Jj 1 M Fort Jackson. Dec. 20—Christmas tree at the Methodist church on Friday evening. Mrs. A. V. Cutler and Mrs. Watson Clifford are buBy training the little ones for the exercises. Smith Coolidge is reported better. Hopkinton Lodge, I. O. O. F., woik the second degree on Monday even- Although the night was very stormy, the fair in the town hall at Hppkwton was a decided success. Henry P. Grow has moved into t e late residence of Royal Law- noe» Sidney Mulligan is to occupy e Grow residence. ; 4 dance Is to be held at M. P. Bow's ChrijStm&s eve. the* stores of our village present a V&X attractive appearance, being Wf^ ho|$ay goods. TOerJc Obw have about used up WWtfto&s. of shmgle bolts and M have' a force of men m the diMgefiate^next year's stock. Clifford & Son are stocking ton:*hefrJ disease, 'this is a fact that has been mmn. in numberless cases. Here is a sample of thousands of letters re- ceived: \I have tried Chamberlain s Cough Remedy whiel suffenngjfrom a severe throat trouble, and found immediate and effective rehet. I can unhesitatingly recommend it. — EDG»B W.wmWBMOBB. Editor Grand Rivers (Ky.) Herald. For sale by H. J. Potter, Massena, N. Y., and M. W. Lantry, Hogansburg. To Oar* Con»Mp«tlon Vore***. Take CascareW Candy Catliartlo. Mp-orlBo. If 0. C O. fall to oure, drugglsta refund mono* I Wi m mt' :m. •* ¥ i**y l *i(!MH.*MWiff\*'POT

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