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*<■>, u v - r *.• M - W»fl V— o i Page Six EXPRESS Telephone jij R U S H V I L L E 'v Z . . ;v c FORMER MIDDLESEX JUSTICE OF PEACE AMD VETERAN PASSES 83RD BIRTHDAY R U S H V IL L E SECTIO N MRS. R U T H B. H A L S T E A D . Local Representative R U S H V I L L E L O C A L N O T ES Born, to Mr. anti Mrs. Albert Joyce Tuesday, October 5tli, a son, Albert, Jr. Telephone Ruahvllle 84-Y-l ♦ JeremiahJ^eade, Resident of Yates for Over 75 Years, Tells of i Fighting with Famous Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery and Rushville High School Notes Mrs. Clarence Halstead picked ripe black raspberries from her garden last week. ♦ r* Laura Voorhees, Editor The following pupils received honor Release from Libby Prison—Meets Comrade of Same Regi- marks tor September* primary room, Thelma Eggleston and Henry Lloyd: Intermediate room, Betty Twitchell, Viola Spoor, Onalee Powers, Edith Morton, Madeline Dewey, Dorothy Dewey, Beta Corbit, Charles Walker, Morris Sliaw, John Hurley, Jr., Ed­ ward Hurley, Floyd Eggleston, Lester The ladies of the Congregational church cleared $53 from their annual Harvest Festival. * ment for First Time at Naples Chautauqua The Willing Workers will meet Fri­ day afternoon of this wefek with Mrs. Elizabeth Blodgett. A tureen supper will be served. Released from Libby Prison 62 years ago, suffering from frightful wounds and no longer ab,le to fight for his country, Jeremiah Meade, one of the few survivors ol the famous Eighth New York Heavy Artillery, won his discharge on June 6 , 1865. Mr. Meade wtis a member of Com- pany M Eighth New York Artillery, | Bmwm und took part m all of the important engagements of General Grant's cam­ paign in the spring of 1864, before ho battle with death, and on August 29th j was wounded and captured. He proud-. XVarner of this fall celebrated his 83rd birth-1 ly\ displays the silver Clover Leaf I __ ' day at his home in Middlesex. j Badge, the insignia of the Second The horrors* of the battlefield and j Corps, Army of the Potomac. At a ♦ I The following pupils had a perfect attendance record for September: Pri- Thelma Eggleston, Dorothy Henry Blodgett, Robert Brown, George Fitch, James Hurley and Alvin Lazarus; seventh grade, The Standard Bearers will meet on Wednesday evening, October 20th, with Mrs. Guy Graham. Each member is asked to bring a new member. rnary, ♦ prison days arc still vivid in his mem­ ory, and he draws a graphic picture of the battle of Cold Harbor in which he and his brave comrades in Col. Pet­ er A. Porter's regiment made their gallant charge at sunrise against the rebel “earthworks of splendor.\ With artillery stationed every five rods, blazing at them and mowing them down like blades of grass, 800 Union men were killed or wounded in that bloody fight. Mr. Meade was within two rods of the fort, and had just iired at a con­ federate soldier peering above the breastworks, when several other reb­ els fired across at him, wounding him in the hip. After hours of torture he was picked up and taken to Libby Prison, **vhere he spent three months, subsisting on two small pieces of corn- bread daily, made of corn ground up with nobs and husks and mixed with a little water. For 87 nights froip his prison window Mr. Meade saw the ex­ ploding shells and heard the ceaseless bombardment of Petersburg!!, 'which preceded the fall of Richmond and the ultimate end of the war. Giving him up for dead, his family were arrang­ ing a funeral memorial service at the Italy County Li-nc church, near Naples, when word came of his release from prison. Among his priceless treasures Mr. M&ulc has a fork and spoon which he carved for himself while in prison, an old woodcut of the battle of Cold Har­ bor, a button which he exchanged with a confederate soldier, and a piece of hardtack presented to him at Mun­ son's Hill, Va., when he received his RUSHVILLE C. OF C. MEETS TUESDAY Middlesex Chamber and Gorham Board Invited to First Meeting— To Urge Co-operation Rushville Chamber of Commerce will resume its regular monthly meet­ ings next Tuesday, October 19th, aft­ er several months vacation. The Mid­ dlesex Chamber of Commerce and the Gorliam Board of Trade are invited to be present. The meeting ‘will he held in Masonic Temple and will begin with a supper at 6:30 o'clock. , Following supper the following speakers will give their views of how a better cooperation between village and country can be obtained: Profes­ sor Neely, of Middlesex, Arlington Mnpes, of Rushville, and Harold Cro­ sier, of Gorham. A general discussion will follow the introduction of the sub­ ject by the leaders. The Boys' Orchestra, of Middlesex, and the Community Orchestra are ex­ pected to be present and furnish mu­ sic. This is the first meeting since the summer adjournment and a large at­ tendance is expected. , . „ , . -n . i Marcia Clark, Ruth Eggleston, Helen -ecent pertormjwice of John Drinkwa- Smith> Eleanor Voak, Addison Clark, • vilmr 14 A Atvi I irtoAlll 9 9 0*1 V D B 9 ' ' Gordon Harrison and Milton Shaw; high school, Thelma Barker, Marjorie Best, Edna Blodgett, Margaret Clark, Geraldine Dunton, Emma Graham, Virginia Hall, Marguerite Harrison, Beatrice Hawley, Mary Hicks, Evelyn La tier, Genevieve Lafler, Frieda Lin­ coln, Bernetta Loomia, Genevieve Loomis, Harriet Mertz, Mildred North- rup, Helen Porter, Vera Robinson Margaret Squier, Lydia Stidd, Helen Wyman, Dorothea Wyman, Myra Wy­ man, Leland Baker, Howard Bardwell, Ernest Bayles, Floyd Bootes, Jay Clark, Alton Corbit, Frank Ferguson, Walter Fingar, Laurence Hazel, Robt. Hill, Hugh Hill, Edison Powers, Leon­ ard Robertson, Merle Shaw, Kenneth Twitcliell, Grace Jorgensen, Gertrude Horton, Bessie Hicks, Marjorie Bard­ well, Marjorie Chapman, Mildred Dewey, Grace Hunter, Maxine Mertz, Phyllis Northrup, Ethel Savage, Evelyn Shaw, Elizabeth Van Epps,. Nellie Wy­ man, Joseph Abeel, Ray Fox and Wm. McBurney. School was closed Tuesday, October 12th, to celebrate the 434th anniver­ sary of the discovery of America. Earle Van Epps and Catharine Hark- ness were visitors at school Monday. Don't forget the junior dance this week Friday evening, October 15th. The Finger Lakes Orchestra will fur­ nish music. The price is $1.25. The sale of tickets for the 1926 en­ tertainment festival has begun. If you have not secured your season ticket, it may be purchased from nearly any of the high school students for $1.50. The whole course promises to be very good and is well represented next Mon­ day evening, October 18th, in the Love­ less Quartet. These twin brothers who married twin sisters present a program of vocal and instrumental se­ lections, featuring an Hawaiian music­ al sketch properly costumed. Last week the total amount deposit­ ed in the school savings bank was $4.80, distributed * as follows: — Primary, 5 pupils ...... ............ .$ .60 Intermediate, 3 pupils . . .......... 80 Seventh grade, 2 pupils ........... 1.50 High school, 5 pupils ............ 1.90 Checks were drawn for Theda Mid- daugh, Helen Smith, Maxine Mertz and Margaret Middaugh. i tor’s play, \Abraham Lincoln,” given on the Chautauqua platform in Na­ ples, Mr. Meade had a unique experi­ ence in meeting a comrade in arms, Theodore Greenman, of Livonia Cen­ ter, who also wears the Clover Leaf Badge. In discussing the merits of the play and the memories awakened by it, the two men discovered they had be­ longed to the same regiment, had been 4 wounded on the same battlefield, had lived a comparatively few miles apart, for many years, but had never known each other. Comrade Greenman was 1 a member of Company D, while Com­ rade Meade belonged to Company M. Despite his age and lameness due to army wounds, Mr. Meade is remark­ ably keen and interested in current affairs. He is the author of many beautiful poems, one of which was a feature at a recent Memorial Day serv­ ice as a tribute to his fallen comrades. He was born in the township of Yar­ mouth, near London, Canada, but came to the United States when a child, and has been a resident of Yates county for more than 75 years. He served as justice of the peace in the town of Middlesex for 12 years, and was a no­ tary public for nearly 47 years. Soon after his discharge from the army, he Tied Sarah Wilson on December 20, 5. They have 'three sons living: Martin Meade,- of Middlesex, William Meade, of West River, and Everett Meade, of Michigan. (Reprinted from Rochester Times- Union by request. One of Mr. Meade's poems appears elsewhere on this page.) William Middlebrook has been ill for several days with symptoms of typhoid. Miss Hey, a registered nurse from Rochester, came Tuesday to care for him. Glenn Stidd was unable to work at the canning plant for several days last week because of illness and Mr. Nagle, of Syracuse, took his place at the capping machine. ♦ Mrs. Arvena Clark lias been serious­ ly ill Avith pneumonia since Sunday night. She is at tl>e home of her son, Cordyon R. Clark, where Miss Maggie BuckUeu is helping care for her. ♦- The junior class of R. H. S. is giv­ ing a dance in Memorial Hall Friday evening of this week for the benefit of the seniors' Washington fund. The Finger Lakes Orchestra will furnish music. * I 860 . The social meeting of the Burden Bearers class will be held at the home of Mrs. Frank Holbrook Wednesday afternoon, October 20th. Please re­ member dishes and silver for own use. ♦ Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hetherley and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brayley, of New- fane, were called here Friday by the serious condition of their uncle, Har­ vey Whitcomb, and are remaining for Waldron,^of Rochester^vis- several days. R U S H V I L L E P E R S O N A L S Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Lazarus visite.d Mr. and Mrs. John Reddout at Bald win sville over Sunday. Mrs. An­ na Fake went with them as far as Au­ burn and visited three nieces there un­ til they stopped for her on the way home. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Lloyd took advantage ‘of the Lehigh excursion on Sunday to visit Niagara Falls. Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Stevens, of Gene­ va, visited Mi\*an<l Mrs. Charles Voor­ hees over Sunday. ' • Mrs. D. C. Fisher visited her niece, Mrs. Edith Schultz, and Mrs. Athawes in Penn Yan over Saturday night and visited relatives in Hammondsport on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Pawlik, of Roch­ ester, and Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Goodrich spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Paddock. Mrs. Julia Twitchell is at the home of her, daughter, Mrs. Charles. H. Green, for an indefinite period. k Mrs. Charles Snyder and daughter, of Rochester, visited her sister, Mrs. M. Brennan, over Sunday, Donald Brennan was also home from Roches­ ter over Sunday. Drs. Williamson, Halstead and Chaf­ fee, health officers of Gorham, Potter and Middlesex, respectively, are at­ tending the annual state conference of health officers and public health nurses at Buffalo this week. Mrs. Earl Powers is attending the annual meeting of. Grand Chapter, U. E. S., at New York this week. « # 1 Mrs. Ellen Bates is spending this week with her daughters, Mrs. De- Wick and Mrs. Hart, in Middlesex. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Blodgett spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bay. Misses Marie Twitchell, Ruth Gage and Catharine Harkness . were home Our Cam paign By Jeremiah C. Meade We are on the verge of a struggle, In nation and in state, And how you vote this fall Depends the country's fate. ' We have some party speakers, Who will attempt to make display Upon the issues of the past And of the present day. They will make many statements, And claim that they are all right, To draw you on their line, And say you now must fight. The. clamor of the issues And the parties, are so great That if you don't move careful You will make a great mistake. The parties they are loaded This fall to make a pull, And unless you move very slow, They will fill you all brim full. NEW YORK LEADS AUTOMOBILES Empire State Received Most Money From Largest Hum- ber of Cars of All Classes For First Half of 1926 Lookout for their hobby And what they, claim to teach, For in the past they have always failed To practice what they preach. Our candidates are brainy men, Their fame is now at stake, And by your prudent judgment You should make no mistake. The speakers of these noted men Are making a grand display, But when the final judgment is passed Is on election day. * from Goneseov Normal from Friday un­ til Tuesday. \ Dr. Leal Perry, of Albany, and Ray­ mond Perry, of Chicago, 111., spent last week with their father, Arthur W. Perry. Mrs. Margaret Hennessey and Miss I ♦ Potter Car Collides W ith Canning Co. Truck Monday Mrs. Clarence Best, of Potter Center, had an unpleasant experience on Rush- ville’s South Main street about . six o'clock Monday evening when she came into collision with a canning plant truck driven by Janies Champlin as she attempted to pass with her Hudson sedan. Mrs. Best was accompanied by Mrs. Peter Lackner and Mrs. John Lafler and they were driving south on their way to their homes in Potter. Mr. Champlin was driving the truck to his home on the left side of South Main street and had reached his drive­ way just as Mrs. Best sounded her horn that she wa^ about to pass. He swung directly in front of her to en­ ter his driveway and the two vehicles came together. The Hudson was thrown out of the road with a damaged fender and bad­ ly shaken occupants but they were able to proceed to their homes. The truck hit a tree but was not much damaged. Warren Hawley has purchased a thoroughbred German Police doy to guard his flock of 1,000 White Leghorn hens. This flock is one of the finest in this section and the dog recognizes his responsibility and guards his charges night and day, sleeping in the chicken house. 4 The Loveless Quartet will give an entertainment in Memorial Hall next Monday evening, October 18th, as the first number, of the seniors’ entertain­ ment course. The program consists of vocal and instrumental selections, # ► I 4 W featuring.an Hawaiian musical sketch, properly costumed. A happy musical evening.is assured you. Don't miss it. i, ♦ ♦ ♦ Deaths MRS. ERVENA CLARK Mrs. Ervena F. Clark died Monday night at the home of her son, Cordyon R. Clark, after a short illness with pneumonia. She was 81 years or age, W oosler-Allen Evaporator Sold The W.oostcr-Allen evaporator, cated opposite the Rushville Lehigh station, was sold last week to Schau- felberger Bros., of Penfield, N. Y. The new proprietors, who own six evapora­ tors in Western New York, were here Friday making arrangements to open the plant as soon as possible. M. It. Boardman will be the local manager this year the same as last. On Monday the work of cleaning the floors and overhauling the machinery began. An expert mechanic from Le­ roy came on Tuesday to put all the machinery in order. Thirteen women and seven men have been engaged for the season and it is hoped that paring will begin by Friday. Ten thousand bushels of apples are already bought, but with a 700 to 800 bushel capacity pc-r day it is expect­ ed that the evaporator can handle as many apples ga can be brought in. Headley Rappalee, and was born in lo- the town of Gorham where she had ♦ Weddings ELWELL-BREWER At Waterloo Saturday afternoon, Oc­ tober 9tli, Horace J. Elwcll, of Middle- and Miss Thelma Brewer, were married by Rev. John Dean Arthur. A reception was given immediately fol­ lowing the ceremony at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Anna Brewer, of East Main street, Waterloo. After an auto trip to Niagara Falls and oth­ er points they v/ill begin housekeep­ ing at No. 10 Clinton street, Geneva, where the groom is employed. always lived. On September 25, 1866, she married Carlton Emmons Clark, of Clark, who died in 1920. She is survived by two sons, Cord­ yon R. Clark and Carlton E. Clark, both of Rushville, 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. S. Case Jones, of Roches­ ter. The funeral services will be held from the J. J. Johncox funeral home at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rev. K. M. Walker officiating. Burial will be made in Rushville cemetery. I* * ♦ BLODGETT-BEST Miss Elizabeth Best, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Best, of Pot­ ter, and Leslie Blodgett, onlf son of Mr. and Mrs. Frdd M. Blodgett, of Rushville, were married Saturday aft­ ernoon, October 9th, at Rose, N. Y., by Rev. T. G. Miller, former pastor of Potter Methodist church. They were Attended by Miss Doris Hobart, of Geneva Hospital training class, and Howard Johnson, of Rush­ ville, a student at Hobart College. They are spending a week in Niag­ ara Falls and Canada and upon their return will make their home in the village of Rushville. Clarence Best Purchases W y ­ man’s Potter Center Store Clarence Best has purchased the store at Potter Center recently built by Wendell Wyman on the site of the Lounsberry store and operated by Mr. Wyman as a Red and White chain store. ' Mr. Best took possession on Tuesday of this week but will close the store for a few days while fhven- tory is being taken. He does not ex­ pect to continue operating it as a chain store but as his own business and will sell general merchandise. Theodore Wettling will work in Mr. Best’s store, i * Rushville Church Notes Rushville Grange Rushville Grange held its regular meeting Friday evening in Micmorial Hall. The lecturer’s program consist­ ed of a debate on the subject: Re­ solved, That the Young Man Who Takes Up Farming for His Life Work Is Making a Mistake. Rev. H. B. Withers acted as chairman and intro­ duced the following speakers: Aft’ir tive, Arthur L. l-Iicks, Mrs. RiHh B. Halstead and Edward P. Corbit; ne tive, Robert E. Moody, Mrs. A Hicks and Miss Mary Phelps. The chairman allowed each speaker ten minutes in direct agrument and three- minutes for rebuttal. The judges were Mr. and Mrs. Leland Powell and Ar­ lington Mapes, of Reed’s Corners Grange. Many good points were brought out on both sides of the ques­ tion and the judges weighed the evi­ dence very cartfully before bringing in their decision that the affirmative speakers had made 170 points and the negative 155 points out of a posiblc 225. The debate was repeated at Reed's Corners Grange Wednesday evening of this week. Refreshments of fried cakes and cof­ fee were served at the close of the meeting. During the business meeting plans were made for the annual Halloween party which will be held Friday eve­ ning, October 29tli, in Memorial Hall/ This will be a masquerade although unmasked guests will be welcome. It will .be an exclusive affair for Grang­ ers and their families. The Novelty Saxophone Orchestra, of Penn Yan, will furnish music for dancing. Dance tickets are $1 and a 25 cent charge will be asked of those who do not: dance. There will be no further charge> for supper. The following committees have been appointed: Supper: Mrs. Hazel, Mrs. S. E. Voor­ hees, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. W> L. Hobart, Mrs. Nyc and Mrs. Spry. Decoration: Mrs. A. L. Hicks, Laura Voorhees, Evelyn Shaw and Merle Shaw. Executive: Mrs. John Hall, Mrs. Nel­ lie Wilbur and Mrs. C. A. Crowe. Rushville W. C. T/ U. will hold h citizenship meeting Friday afternoon, October 22nd,’ at the home of 1 Mrs. John H. Hurley. This meeting com­ ing just before elebtic^i is expected to be of importance. The program is in the charge of.«Mrs. Hurley. Every wom-i an who is a voter is invited to come to this meeting wfiich is called at 2:30 o'clock. * The first issue of the new local pa­ per came off the press last Friday and was welcomed by many friends. It was an attractive sheet of four pages with considerable news and local ad­ vertising. The name has been changed from the Community Leader to the Tri-Town Times which was no doubt considered more appropriate since it will serve the towns of Potter, Middle­ sex and Gorham in particular. It is expected that the size will be doubled when the work at the printing office hqs become better arranged. ited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. V. Waldron, over Sunday. Miss Cornelia Baldwin, of Rochester, and Leslie Baldwin, of Penn Yan, were home over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas, of Syracuse, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas, over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. William Criss, of John­ son Creek, visited Mr. and Mrs. Karl Green over Sunday. Mrs. Bertha James has returned % home after caring for Mrs. Frank Jamed at Chapin. The Cazenovia Seminary students from this village, Misses Caryl Rex and Mary Fisher and Murray Fitch, are expected home for this week-end it being home week for the students there. Donald Green, of Penn Yan ,, visited his, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everette 1 and Tuesday \vas Columbus Day. Green, over Sunday. j The October meeting of the P. T. A.*| Rev. A. W. Battey, the now pastor j was held at the school building Mon- of Rushville Methodist church, was en- day evening. There w.as a very good tertained at the G. M. Fitch home over attendance and the following program Sunday. He will move to the parson- was rendered: age from Solvay on Thursday. \ High School Orchestra ...... Selection j Miss Blanche Winne, after several; Vocal Solo ................. Beatrice King M I D D L E S E X ». HIGH SCHOOL NOTES Kathryn Fryer, Editor The first number of the entertain­ ment festival will be given in the Town Mali on Saturday’ evening of this week. The Loveless Quartet, compos­ ed of twin brothers who married twin sisters, will entertain with vocal and instrumental musical sketches and se­ lections. The other three numbers of the course will be given on the follow­ ing Saturdays of the next three weeks. Thte course lias a well balanced pro­ gram including music, drama, lecturer and entertainer, all of a very high class. The talent is purchased through a branch of the Redpath Lyceum Bu­ reau and in bringing before the peo­ ple of Middlesex talent of this class the committee feels that something is being done for the social and moral uplift of the community and hope that the people will respond with a gener­ ous number of season tickets. The prize for the boy who sells the high­ est dumber of tickets is a genuine Parker fountain pen and that for the girl is a Brownie camera. These prizes are on display in Fountain’s -window and will be awarded Saturday evening if complete reports are in. There was no school on Monday and The total gross receipts by the state for motor vehicles in New York for the last half-year of 1926 were $26,082,44!) as* a result of registration fees, lb censes, fines and other.items. Penn­ sylvania was second with about $ 21 ,* 208,912 and Michigan third with $14,* 955,637. . New York leads not only in receipts from motor cars but also from buses, trucks and tractors. Pennsyl­ vania receives more than New York does from dealer's licenses, New Jer­ sey more from chauffeur's and opera­ tor’s permits, and Pennsylvania, Mich­ igan and New Jersey and other states receive more than New York does from other miscellaneous sources. In the disposition of these receipts, California paid most for their collec­ tion and administration. • Pennsylvania paid out $19,914,604 for state highways, and New York paid $18,071,298. These two far out-dis­ tance the other states in appropria­ tions for state highways and the amount spent by each is double that expended by any other state for state highways. New York also spent most for local roads, followed closely by Michigan. Number of Vehicles New' York leads all other states in number of vehicles,, followed in order by California, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois. California leads all states In number of tax-exempt state cars with 18,716. New York is second with 10,- 847. Florida leads all the states in the percentage of increase in motor cars over the preceding year with 76.2 per cent, Michigan comes second with 24,8, Mississippi comes third with 21 per cent, and Arkansas fourth with 19 per cent increase. The average per cent of increase throughout the United States was 10.8. New York was slight­ ly in excess, of the average with 112 .. * A $46,000,000 Tunnel The vehicular tunnel which will per­ mit automobiles and. trucks to pass between New York and'New Jersey under the Hudson River is nearly com­ pleted and was officially inspected in August by Governors Smith, of New York, and Moore, of New Jersey. The tunnel has been built at a cost of $46,* 000,000 and is named after its first engineer, Clifford M. Holland, who Tuesday of this week. On Monday the . , . . teachers visited at different schools £1,ed 1be‘ore the ,was co,mpletend; The last engineer to have charge of the work is * Ole Singstad.—School News. Advertise in the Chronicle-Expreto V I N E V A L L E Y October 4, 1926. Too late for last issue Mr. and Mrs. Ktnipple and little daughter, of Buffalo, have returned home after spending a few weeks at the Mrs. A. C. Tutfker cottage. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Depew, of Can­ andaigua, and Mrs. James Bates, of Rbcheeter, uvere recent guests of E. B. Green. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Chapin and chil­ dren, of Walton, were guests of their mother, Mrs. Belle Dinehart, from Fri­ day until Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond, who have been at their summer home for the past two weeks, have returned to Clif-. ton Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Pearson and other friends from Geneva were visit­ ors in our valley on Sunday and were callers at the McCombs home for the first time in 30 years. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Thorsby and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey St. John, of Youngs­ town, spent Saturday and Sunday at their cottage. weeks of illness at Clifton Springs Sanitarium, and three 'weeks of con- valesence with her sister in Canandai­ gua,, has returned home much improv­ ed in health. Mrs. Lena Fox, who jias been spend­ ing several' months with her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Winne, returned last week to her home in Italy Hollow. Misses Maxine \Green and Naomi Robson were home from William Smith College over Sunday. Mrs. Della Miles was called to Port Byron Tuesday by the serious illness of Mrs.. William Green. Earl Powers and daughter, Onalee, are spending this week at the Fred Powers home while Mrs. Rowers is in New York. Thomas Powers Piano Solo .................. .Iva Powers Vocal Solo ......... Francis Davis Duet, Kathryn Fryer and Mabel Laffer Orchestra . .. ..................... Selection Address .............. Supt. E. P. Corbit Community Song Mr. Corbit gave a very fine address on “Lc/gitimate Activities of the Par- tent-Teacher Association.” He made many helpful suggestions and left many fine ideas with his listeners. ♦ Entertains at Variety Shower V z ♦ ♦ ------------ Advertise—it pays. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL Howard B. Withers, Pastor The regular Sunday morning serv­ ice of worship is at 10:45. The pastor will preach on the theme, “The Contra­ dictions of Life.” Text, Psalm 66:12. Sunday school meets immediately following the morning service at 12 . A report of the State Sunday School Convention will be given at this time. Y. P. S. C. E. meets at 6:30 p. m. This is the 1 only society in the church wholly for the young people and it is hoped they will support its meetings. The Willing Workers will meet next Friday afternoon, October 15th, with Mrs. Elizabeth Blodgett. A tureen sup­ per will be served. - -------------- ♦ -------------- Loafing hens in the farm flock eat the profits the busy biddies make. Good poultvymen keep them just long ^ enough to consign them to a butcher. Detective Visits Rushville A detective from the Burns agency was in this village and Potter Center Friday hoping to find someone who could identify the men recently ar­ rested in Albany as the ones who were in this vicinity the night of the bank robbery one year ago. Lewis Criss, of Potter, had a good look at one of the men when he came into the store at Potter to inquire the way to Rush­ ville about 9 o’clock the night of the robbery. Lewis thinks he would rec­ ognize the man if he saw him again. He may be called to Albany, A Model Village Curate—“They tell me you have a model husband, Mrs. Briggs.” Mrs. Briggs—“Yes, but, he ain’t a workln’ model” Hurdy-Guhdy in English Church A : hurdy-gurdy, once the type of instrument used for dhoral accompani­ ment in many of the churches in Eng­ land, is still in use in the little parish churc hof Tvottiscliffe, near Wfotliam, Kent, England. It is the last surviv­ ing specimen of its kind. It is a bar­ rel organ of the 18th century, a period when most of the churches were even unable to afford an instrument such as this one and were forced to hire a thYee-piece orchestra to accompany the singing. The Trottiscliffe organ hat a repertory of some 60 hymn tunes and its tone is unusually sweet. The sex­ ton of the church turns the handle.— School News. *- A Bible for $350 a Page An old Bible brought the sum of $220,585 the other day. An American dealer paid this amount, at the rate of $350 a page, for the copy, which is a Gutenburg Bible belonging to an ab­ bey in Austria. Special permission from the Austrian government was re­ quired before the treasure could be sold. This is the biggest price ever paid for a book.—School News. * It may be hard to find an hour for rearranging your kitchen for easier work, but an hour now may save many hours later. Miss Marie Twitchell^itertained 15 young ladies Monday from 5 to 9 p. m. at a variety shower for Miss Ruth Fitzsimmons whose marriage to Gerald Seeley, ' of East Lake Shore, takes is spending this 1 p*ace November 2nd. Miss Twitchell week with his aunt, Mrs. Murray Gage. ,*s *° one *-he bridesmaids. Mr. and Mrs. N. D. Hubbell and I Th<?. decorations Monday evening children, who have been spending sev-t'vere blue and yellow, the gifts be- eral weeks at the William Fitzsimmons *n an inverted umbrella over the supper table which was ar­ ranged to seat all the guests and which was very attractive with placecards, favors and flowers carrying out the chosen color scheme. The following menu was served: Creamed chicken, creamed potatoes, pickles, rolls, toma­ to and cheese salad, fruited gelatine, cake and coffee. Following supper and the presenta­ tion of the gifts to the bride to be, games were enjoyed for the remainder of the evening. Come homo, have gone to Rochester. Mrs..Lillian Beard, of Ovid, has been spending, a few days with her mother, Mrs. Reynolds, in Middlesex. Mr. and'Mrs. C. A. Crewe and daugh­ ter and Edgar Crowe spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Elliston at Victor. Mrs. Joseph McDermott, of Bluff* Point, and Mrs. Daniel Paddock and two children, of Penn Yan, spent sev­ eral days last week with the former's daughter, Mrs. J. A. Paddock. Carl Robeson, of New York City, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cbas; Robeson, of Vine Valley, from Satur­ day until Tuesday. Mrs. Chauncey Reid and daughter, of Elmira, are spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles La- Due, Mrs. Ann Paine, of Waterloo, spending several days at the T. L. Graham home. Carlton Schneppe, uvho has been in Denver, Colo., for the past year for his health, is on his way home and is expected Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Murray and Mr. and Mrs. William Murray spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Randolph at Coldwater. And save money on your win­ ter clothes. Our store is full of Suits, Overcoats and Topcoats that arc slightly used and came from Cornell University. These Suits, etc., were originally $35 to $60 garments, from We sell them S 1 0 - S 1 2 AND UP 2 5 0 OVERCOATS S 1 0 - S 1 2 AND UP 1 0 0 TOP COATS S 1 0 - S 1 2 AND UP (All Colors) Move Into Parsonage This Week 2 5 0 SEPARATE COATS ♦ Notice For the next 30 days I will sell at 15 to 20 per cent reduction all Monu­ ments and Markers on my yard, in order to make room for new stock. If you kre looking for bargains come and see me. THE MOORE GRANITE WORKS 344 Elm St., Near Lake View Cemetery • 41W3* Reir and Mrs. A. W. Battey, who come to the Methodist parsonage here this week, have been located at Sol­ vay for the past six years. Previous to that Mr. Battey occupied pastorates !at Sodus, Weedsport and Waterloo. *s jMr. and Mrs. Battey have five children, four of whom are married. Their youngest child is a daughter and a£ student at Syracuse Normal. Two sons reside in Rochester, one daugh­ ter at Sodus and one at Solvay. Mr. Battey fs a 32nd degree Mason and Mrs. Battey a member of the Eastern Star. All residents of this community will be pleased to welcome these newcom­ ers and hope that the alliance thus formed will be of great pleasure and profit to all. Or Coats and Vests Mostly tailor made, all shades. Sizes 34 to 50. Price S 3 . 5 0 AND UP Auction Beginning at 1 o'clock Saturday, Oc­ tober 16th, at the Emmons Clark house in Rushville there will be sold at pub­ lic auction all my household goods in­ cluding parlor suite, dining room suite, bedroom suites, tables, stands, antique clock, rugs, sewing machine, mirrors, pictures and kitchen utensils. 41wl WILLIAM GROAT. “Sound housing should be the as­ piration of a man for his family and of a nation for its people.”—Selected.! Rushville Girl Speaks at Convention The annual State Sunday School Convention will be held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week at the First Baptist church in Syracuse. \Those 'who expect to go as delegates from the Methodist and Congregation­ al churches here are Mr. and Mrs. Guy- Graham, Miss Virginia Hall, Miss Lyd­ ia Stidd and Rev. H. B. Withers. Miss Beth Twitchell, of this village, who is a student at the Auburn School I* of Religious Education, will speak at a young people's banquet Friday eve­ ning on the subject “What the Church Expects of Us.” 4 0 0 ODD TROUSERS (All Patterns) S 1 . 9 S - S 2 . 7 5 AND UP A Large Assortment of SWEATERS (Latest Styles) $ 1 . 7 5 AND UP HATS (New Styles) $ 3 . 0 0 AND UP OPEN EVENINGS TILL. 8 O’CLOCK SATURDAYS TILL 11 O’CLOCK SAM SHULMAN Sow lime in the fall. October is a good time to do it, both for the best use of the lime and to keep the hired man busy. 431 EXCHANGE STREET GENEVA, N. Y. ^ ...» ■MrtU

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