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;| \Here Shall the Praw toe People'* Bigbta lUmfato, Tfnawea by Influence nd TTnbrlbed by Oaln.\ VOL. XX. N. Y, WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 1900. NO. 20. [IVTO01 about it. The , rush, ttie worry, the r exhaustion. You go about with a great j weight resting upon - you. You can't throw off this feeling. You are a slave to your work. Sleep fails, tnd you are I on the verge of nervous ] exhaustion. What is to be done? \ Pk BIG FIRE AT MOIRA. Several Business Blocks ttt Ashes. A Serloa* Blow to \$lte Town. A ruddy westers sky last Wednesday evening, easily seen from Malone, spake mutely -at more disaster from the fire- flend, while almost immediately the word flashed over tEewires that the pretty town of Molra was4a fhraae* A call came by telephone for help from our fire depart- ment, but as they had-nothing to use on large blaze which could be got into readiness in time to be effective, unless an adequate and convenient supply of water could be had, they could tender no assist- ance. • \ The fire started shortly 4>efore seven o'clock in toe back room of A. I*. Sayles* dm* store, used as a ^laboratory, and ex- tended rapidly to other buildings on the same side of the street, devouring the whole row of! business places soktb' of Claris brick stoce including the Enrlght store around the corner to the west. Mr. Sayles was heating vaseline and went np stairs to his family rooms a few moments, returning shortly to the front part of the store. Hearing a noise in the back room he opened the door and fonnd it enveloped For fifty years it has been lifting up the dis- couraged, giving rest to the overworked,, and bringing refreshing sleep to the depressed. No other Sarsaparilla approaches It. In age and in cures,\ Ayer's\ is \the leader of them all.\ It was old before other sarsaparillas were born. $1,19 s tottl*. All fesfgbti. Ayer's Pills aid the ac- tion of Ayer's Sarsapa- rilla. They cure bilious- ness. 28 eta.«l»x. •* I hare used Ayer's medicines for more than 40 years and have Mid from the Terr start that you mad* the be*t medicines in the world. I am tore vonr Sarsaparilla saved my life when I first took it 4&f e^rs agp, I am DOW past ?0 and am never without your medicines,\ FBAJTK THOMAS, T. M M Jan. 34,1899. EBOB, K \ If you have any complaint irliatetWF MKI qetlre tb« bv»t medical *#rtee 79a c*n jB»tlbly receive, wtit« the doctor trtmff. Yon will r*«eiv« » prompt re- ', wtthout e<«*. Addiwta, DR. J, C. AVER Lowell, ]fai NATURALLY WEAK, tmg» sore or weakened bj the grip* or by pueu fconia or successive colds, and throats raw or in- tamed from colds and coughing.* need the balmy Nothing and healing'influence of ' TOLUIA EMULSION. Be i& errand for the children, it Is grand for the v rown folks. It is very palatable, and as harm- .S«s as honey. A bottle of this fine preparation fr a« often saved a child's life by obviating the perditions leading to eroup and diphtheria, while or adults it is a great protector, against Asthma, .ronchitis. Pneumonia and Consumption. Even •.-here the latter diseases are chronic TOLUI1 ZM L ! LSION will give more of relief and oom- -rt than any other remedy. It is guaranteed to >e benefit or your money is returned for the ^. W. HYDE, Dr-tigfilst, K. Y. Copyright 1W0. THX STBIH-BIOCH Oo. IORRIGAN*S is the place to*buy : CLOTHING of all kinds for Men and >oys. Also Hate, Cape, Trunks, Grip*, burnishing Goods, Overalls and Urn >rellas. Go to lorrigan's Big Clottiing Store, Second Store East of the P. 0., Jwaya car hand. If no* irhat yoa d«a!*» ,-m get them on shortest posaibb notice, Mrs. LIGHTLY, Pearl St. ance J. H.-Enright carried #7,000 on his . - . stock, which inventoried at §10,«OQ. There Dr. J . B. Ifichols, one of * the oldest was no insurance on Ms household goods! dentist* in Northern New York, died at in flames. Quickly the alarm was given but the flames had gained too great a start to be subdued, with no facilities ex- cept pails and wells for fighting a blaze. The north-west wind was blowing gently or much more serious damage would have been done. Nothing was saved from the Sayles store or living apartments over- head,' Mrs. Sayles having only time to throw agolf cape over her shoulders and escape. The flames soon communicated with other buildings on both sidfe on the #rest- ern side of the street and cat a clean swatb to the corner on the south and to Clark's brick store on the north which was next to a little barber shop that men with ropes succeeded in hauling away. The build- ings consumed comprised the Say Fes drug tore, Bodge meat market, Manchester boot and shoe and feed store and Grand all's and Euright's general stores. The latter building was owned by A- L. Sayles and H. M. Stevens. Besides Mr. Sajles,Me<i3rs. En right, Manchester and Crandall resided over^hefr plaee§ of business. The brick hotel and hardware store of W. S. Law- rence, across the street was badly scorched and came dangerously near going up in smoke, together with Asbton 'Hall, Mr. Lawrence's handsome residence. All the m on the street side of the hardware eewas broken by the heat, the wood- work was blistered and the gable was several times ablaze, but the building was saved by a bucket brigade. Mr. Lawrence saved his house with a force pump by wfei&h he pumped water on the woodwork from his eistern. Some goods were saved from several of the stores and living rooms, but the total loss is estimated at $25,000, with insur- • his store furniture and fixtures. Some of the store furuiture and eome of the stock were saved. A. L. Sayles had $2,000 on his drug store building, $850 on stock and $000 on household goods. His stock is estimated f at about f 1,600. The loss was total. The stock of the Bodge meat mat kef was insured for $300. Nothing was saved. Manchester's store and oat buildings were insured for f2,800 and stock for$50O. The loss on stock-is estimated at $1,600- Crandall'a store was insured for f 1,500 and stock-lor $1,^K). The loss ^prac- tically total. ' The En right store building was insured fot$%O90. The damage to the Lawrence hotel and hardware store and stock, part Q£ which was hurt by moving, is fully covered by insurance. The goods were also moved from the Clark store and the damage is fully covered. The insurance was divided among the verai county agencies as follows: O'Neil Sc Hale^OQO; F. S. Channel!, $4,250: S. B. Skinner, $4,100: D. D. D. Dewey, $3^500; Mutual, $3,000. This is the third time within the mem- ory of the middle aged that there has bees a conflagration on the corner burned. Babcock's tin and hardware stores-was burned some 30 years or more ago near where the Eimgbt store stood, but the old white.hotel adjoining, though badly- blistered, was saved by covering the sides with blankets and keeping them soaked with water turned on by a pail brigade. Later the white hotel building was burn- ed, on the site of which severaLof the stores stood which were destroyed Wednes- day nigh& The village has never had any water supply adequate for fighting fire, though a plan of providing wells and cisterns and a band engine was discussed some time ago, but without results. It is probable that the burned section will be quickly rebuilt better than before. It is a good plan in small villages to build business houses with outside walls of brick and roofs of tin, leaving some space between the building* and providing the structures with iron shutters that can be closed in case of emergency. Special Announcements. WANT, FO B SALE, T O RBST, LOSTSHPOTJKD ATO OTHER ISoncss ISSERTED I S THIS CoiuaL FOB OKE CBXT A WOBD EACH WEKK. W ANTED,—Girls to wait on table and do side work. S. J. & J. A. FLANAGAN, SOtf Howard House, Malone, K Y. 10 RENT,—A large, nicely furnished front room over large, Collin!s __ room over Collin dental roo Lahey block, with or without board, accommodate a few more boarders, residence. |?O E SALE,—The property owned by Miss JT ' Bicknell, ©a the corner of Center and Main Sts,, is offered for sale. Inquire on premises. W ANTED —A Rood coat soaker, either lady or gentleman. Inquire at Mrs. S. A, Reams' MUlmery Store. 2Qtf tINE CBEAMERY BUTTER.—Parties desir- _ .ing a Sue article for table use can be sup- plied weekly from the West BeHmont Creamery. Address WM. H. FOSTER, JR., Malone, N. Y. F LjlOR SALE.—Eight acres of choice land, on JJ whiek is- a WHdte* 99x4$ which eouldi easily be converted into a good dwelling and situated on Ft.Covington St^abotttthreefourths of a tnll from Main 8t.. Malone, K Y. Apply to J5tf S. C. PADDOCK, 8© B. Main St. FS >R RENT,—Farm of 6? acre*, about one and _ a fourth mile north of the Thompson farm. To the rtgbt party would rent for a term of years. Good house and barn; good orchard; both hay and graiu farm. Inquire of W. H. Jones, near the premises, or address W. H. JON ES, •~ ~ Box 157, Malone, W.Y. RENT.—Two story house OB Water street. JL Inquire of JOHN L GILBBRT. JU lots in Jiakme ^rilla«e sitaated on Park street, formerly^P*rt of S. C. Wea4 plaoe. In- quire of H. A. Milter or T. W. Lawrenoe. are large enough for three small houses. Id 3 RENT.—Second story fiat In Hayes Block. X Inquire of U. F. BINKAN. T OST.-A small pocket book, oontalniafjW or XJ lltinasomy, \Keystone Wagon Works'* printed on Inaide. anda picture of the kl Battle- ship Maine \ on the outside metal clasp. Finder please leave same at this office and be suitably rewarded, ifrr' ffiWO HOU8SS to Rent. Inquire of JL 18tf M. F. HIjntAN. f ONEY TO LOA».-tl,000,|?80 and $800 on flret^elaas real estate securities. tf «. K HOrr, Agt., Malone, K. T. fTHO RENT.—Two rooms to rent, X for one or two for boa* \ ISfcf Address, Very aloe Malone. W A> T TED.—All people with defective eye- sight at the #ranklUi House to be treated in tbe opS^l office of Albert Lei»er. I5tf Residence for Sale. The property known as the *•* Mas sey Residence/' situate on Second Street,' in Malone village, is Offered for sale. This yery desirable erty is in excellent condition and pos. ses^ou can be given at once.. For fur- ther information and terms apply to The Farmer* LAW SI IT* (JALORt. A week or two ago we noted the fact that the widow of the late Christopher F. Norton had returned from Florida and was looking up her dower rights in thous- saods of acres of valuable laad-m Franklin, Clinton and Essex counties. Since then a large number of suite to determine, her rights have been** instituted and Sheriff Douglass alone, of thia county, has served ten or twelve complaints upon the present owners and holders of valuable tracts and properties in Franklin county. Numerous actions have also been started in Clinton. The late Christopher F. Norton owned at one time over 100,000 acres of Adiron- dack land. Much of it was then still un- improved and of nominal value. He was engaged in the lumber and iron business in the Saranac valley, and becoming bad- ly involved, lost his extensive holdings of land by sheriff sales and mortgage fore- closures in the *1Qa. Norton died in 188), and his widow, who in most of the cases did not sign the mortgages and performed no act to convey away her dower Interests, now comes forward to have those interests determined and for an accounting of the rents and profits which have accumulated on the several properties. The salts num- ber sixty or seventy in all, the lands hav- ing passed from hand to hand, and the most extensive litigation ever known hi this section seems likely to resnlt there- from. Foster, Kelly & Isenberg, of Troy, N. Y., are Mrs. Norton's attorneys and great haste was made to secure ser- vice of the papers starting the several pro- ceedings before the expiration of 20^years from the death of Mr. Norton, which oc- curred May 6th, 1880. The lands have since been wonderfully improved, some of our county's finest summer resorts having sprang np upon them. Immense sums have been Expended in hotels and manu- factories which now utilize the water privileges once owned by Norton* r A few^ days more would have barred Mrs. Norton from making her claim on account of the statute of limitations. The beautiful Loon Lake, Ampersand, Algoaquin and Paul Smith properties are on lands once x ors FOR SAUS.~*TWO of the mostdesirable- held by Norton, and the Clinton County • • • • - • - - v y armer wen gays that \these actions con- stitute an almost endless chain of litiga- tion which no ordinary life-time will see finished.\ \Aside from the vast mone- tary interests at stake, reaching into the millions,\ says that paper, \ the litigation promises some rather startling develop- ments.\ - Mrs. Norton alleges in her com plaint tn most cases substantially that she has not in any way released her dower right since the death of her husband, that her dower has not heretofore been apportioned or set off to her. She demands that this be don«» and that one-third of all the rents and profits of the property since Mr. Norton's death be accounted for and paid toiler.r d his Lome in Potsdam May 6th. Chester Tracy, who pleaded \guilty to4 di setting fire to W-ra. Sawyer's barns in Ellen burgh last fall, has been sentenced to five years and eight months at Banne- The Forest Preserve Board has purchas- ed 4,400 acres of Adirondack land in town- ship 50, bordering on Long Lake and in- eluding Round Pond. Of this purchase, 2,800 acres was secured for f 1 an acre and 1,600 acres for $1.65 an acre.. Plattsburgh isveontemplatfng a grand carnival July 4th, the attractions to be furnished by the Empire State Carnival Exposition Co. Ronses Point is also talk- ing of celebrating and contemplates rais- ing $500 for \prizes for hose races, ball game and other sport^ Rev. O. B. Colt, D. D., of Potsdam, has been appointed presiding elder of St. Lawrence district to succeed Chas. Sheard, deceased. Dr. Coit has been pastor of the Methodist church at Potsdam for three years and he will continue to reside there to educate his children. Thomas Mein, a native of St, Lawrence county,who was one of the leading miners iff the Transvaal, South Africa, until after the Jameson raid, for taking part in which he was sentenced to death and afterward pardoned by Krtiger, died at Oakland, California, a week ago. Thomas Denio, E. J. Mannix and wife, Mrs, Pauline BriggsandMrs. J. J. Barnes, from Brennan Post: R. R, Staneliff, from Pangborn Post; A. B. Allen, C. H. Potter and Mrs. Will Hutchlns, of Brushton, started for Utica, Tuesday, to attend the G, A. R. encampment and Relief Corps convention. , The trustees of Obateaugay village have decided to light the village with gasoline lamps,' not having been able to agree with the electric light company. The vil- lage fathers have purchased 30 gasolene lamps at $6 each, which the company guarantees to run as well in cold ~ &a in \warm weather. Bat for a telephone call the other day, Fred Peck, of Potsdam, would not now l>fe in the land of the living. Just after be Bad gone out of bis bottling works in response to the mesRage, the floor above, whicb was weighted with tons of ice,catne crashing down into his office, knocking things to smithereens. toile The development of toe oountry whew the lands are situated has been remark able in the last 20 years. Railroads hare been built into the Adirondack* and well is have Increased many time* 1B value. Mr. Norton was one of the nrost active and enterprising business men of his day and served at least a term in the State senate. Many are living who still remember him and the circumstance* ofhfeta Fire at West Bangor last week Monday night destroyed the John O'Connell store ocdopisd by M* J. Dyke. The fire extend efl to a bam adjoining **d the bouse Peter Pn * *^\»- tfce barn, bad a very narrow escape from destruction. Mr. IJyke ton a large par tton of htartock on wfekfe oe carried bat imraraoce. •!*(&• Merrick. and fam Emerson Lewis, of Saranac Lake, latelv with M. A. Leonard & Co., has bought an interest in the general mercantile business of S W. Barnard & Bro., and wiFLmove with his fanTily to Blooming- Forty hours* devotion) was held at St. Bernard's church, Saranac Lake, last week. Revs. Rossiter,of Malone,Holland, of Port Henry, Devlin , of Chateaugay, and Gallivan, of-Gonverneur, assisted in the services. , Miss AsSfe Plumb, of North Bangor, has received,through Congressman Emer- sonian appointment as clerk in the census office at Washington, to begin about June 1st. Miss Lillian Hayes has also quali- fied and expects her appointment soon. This will fill the quota of Franklin county. Citizens of Brush ton are contemplating the^opeoing of a national bank there, committees having been appointed at a meeting of business men last week to solicit subscriptions for stock and to com- municate with the treasury department regarding the necessary steps for organi- ton. t collection was taken at the Metho- dist church Sunday morning to go into a fund for the purchase of a home for the wife and family of Rev. Chas. Sheard, recently appointed presiding elder of this district, and who died on his- way home from conference. The collection amounted to something over $50.00. An Indian by the name of Skin waa re- r, an employe of the Racket River Paper Co. 's big mill near Potsdam, caught the collar of his coat on a set screw in a revolving shaft early Wednesday morning and was carried around the shaft three or four times. He was adjusting a belt at the time and the shaft was turning slowly. It was stopped as quickly as possible, bat his arm was mutilated, his neck bruised and his cloth- ing stripped from his person. He died about 36 hours after the accident. After the cold weather that has prevailed in Northern New York thus far this spring a trip to New York and warmer weather is inviting. The New York ex- cursion May 17tn via the New York Central furnishes the opportunity at $10.05 from Malone, $9.80 from Sar&oac Lake and $9.10 from Tapper Lake. XTiek^ g°od to return until May 2?th inclusive. Sleep- ing car reservations should be^seeured well in d A i advance. Apply for sameX forlher particulars to N. Y. C. agents orMTD. Carter, general agent, Malone. Lee Van Wert; o r this village, who has been working for Babbitt & Co., of New York,and boarded at the home of a widow lady nat&ed Mrs. Gumbart, at No. 134 West 15th St., has been through a shock ing experience the past week. Another fellow named Roland Mason boarded at the same place, and, coming in late on Thursday night,or early Friday morning, he found Katie, the fouryear-^old : daugh- ter of Mrs. Gumbart, crying in the parlor in her night clothes. When asked what s the matter she said: \Mamma gave some bitter medicinetit made me sick; I spit it out\ -When asked where her mother was the child r&rinted to a bed room, and Mason, on entering the room, found her lying^on the floor partly dress- ed, dead. On the bed was the body of her daughter Annie, seven or eight years old. The woman had given the children poison and token it herself witb. suicidal intent. She had succeeded, except in the case of the younger child. Mason in great alarm awakened Van Wert, who was sleeping in the house and who ran to the street at once to summon medical help. He noti fled a policeman who summoned an am balance and a physician pronounced the motherland older daughter dead. Mason took the younger child to the hose of relatives OB West 32nd street and hurried to the W«rt 30th street police station and told of the tragedy. It was said at first that Mrs, Gumbart was a consumptive, had been warned that she could not live long and in her despair had done the fear- ful deed, but the,coroner's physician ex- amined tbe body and found no signs of consumption. Mason said he knew of no reason why she should have done such a y thing. Th tba$ Mason , paid the rent and passed as her husband. This be stoutly denied. That the act was premeditated is known from the #tory of-the older girl, told be- fore her death to the children of the street of how her mother had tried to hire her to take some medicine, which looked «% nasty taat efce would a 1 1 do it. The other children said they would and boy candy with the money. The thought of'the undoubtedly led her to consent to poteoa. Another account of the The last lecture in the teachers' course, to be given by Miss Maria L. Baldwin, of the Agassiz School, Cambridge, Mass., which was to have been delivered on Sat- urday evening, May 19th, is deferred un- til Saturday, May 26th, at the same hour and place. * - Massena has a new weekly paper, called The Forum. It is Democratic in politics and is published by Pendell & Murphy, The initial number shows it to be largo and newsy, and if it continues in its initial gait it will make a place for itself even in the \ banner \ Republican coun- _. for people will always read both sides; of a spicy controversy. The paper doea not claim to have been established to \fill a long felt want,\ as there is another ex- cellent paper in Maseena, but it believes that there is room in Massena for the enterprise* Alfred A. Farland, the celebrated ban- joist, gives one of his high-class concerts the Baptist chureh, for the benefit of tusning to his home in St. Regis oa%ftt- the Baptist Sunday School, Thursday urday>*£ter being absent all winter,#n%o- evening, the 24th inst. Mr. McFarland the bop capsized and he was drowned. It appears that his uncle as well as fkls wife and child were also with him, but strange to say, his was the only life lost. —Ft. Covington Sun. Hugh McGfill, of Chateaugay, met with a painful accident at his home a week ago while drawing stone. \'jThe team was drawing on a large rock when one of the inside tugs broke, allowing the whiffletree to fly back, striking and breaking Mr. MeGi]Ps.rigot leg just below the knee. Dr. Harrigan dressed the fractured limb. The funeral of Mr. Whby Koory, who died Monday morning at the home at his son, in Malone, will take place Wednes- day morning at 10 A. M. in St. Mark's Episcopal church. Rev. Ebrau Dibes; a priest of the Greek Church of Montreal, will have charge of the services, the deceased having been a member of tbe Greek Church. This probably is the first service of that denomination ever held in Malone or in this part of the state. Although the board of education has voted to re-engage Prof. Burritt for tbe ensuing year, he has not yet fully decided on his coarse, as intimated last week in one of the local papers. The people of Orange, N. J., have been looking to him as one of several candidates for a fine po- sition there, and last week he went to Utica to consult regarding the matter. He will not leave his pleasant school work here unless he secures a considerable raise in salary, and our people would regret ex- ceedingly to lose him, for he has been one of the most successful principals ever con- nected with Franklin Academy; but, his friends, of course, realize that if he can better himself materially he ought not to throw a \good thing\ over his shoulder. The Malone Opera Company, will pre- sent \ Erminie \ at Saracae Lake next Monday evening and tbe New York Cen- tral people are tbiafc^ng of putting on a special train to Saran&c Lake and return, leaving Malone Monday about o.OO P. M. and returning leaving Saranac Lake after the entertainment. This will be done provided a sufficient number will sub- scribe before Friday noon for excursion tickets at fl.00ejac.Jbfor the round trip, good going anoTreturniag on the special .train. If it is decided not to do this, ex- cursion tickets will be sold at $1.25 each, good going on the mornfng train (10:30) Monday and returning on j the early morn- ing train leaving Sarana© Lake 5:40 A. M. Tuesday. The decision will be announced by the distribution of hand bills on Satni- urday. These rates do not include ad- mission to the opera. The talk of the town this week is Erminie,and lovers of music and the stage are looking forward to its presentation with happy expectancy. Mr. Vance has put life into the choruses and the young eople are sure to win approval. Miss food, of Potsdam, who takes the part of Erminie can sing (there is no doubt about it.) Her vocal scores are executed with remarkable ease and perfection and her voice is true and sweet. AH our people will want to hear her. Sayles and McGue make a capital pair of robbers, and the oth^r members of the cast are well adapted to their several parts and have all had ex- perience oa the stage. What choice seats reserved for out-of-towu visitors are left' nasold Wednesday morning will be placed on sale to all who wish to attend, either Thursday o* Friday evening. Dress re- hearsals are to be held Tuesday and Wed- nesday evenings and nothing is being spared to make the- effect as pretty as The Janitor oCtbe place claimed- possible, eowidering the capacity of the *^ - **••*- - —i-.-u -* soaie times will be oc- We again. ik'.rtti'z?- or the total eclipse of the sun oa May 28th, a phenomenon rarely *sen» There will be a collection taken at the Congregational ebtireb #ext Sunday morning for the India famine fund. In connection with the regular annual birthday rally and roll call at the Baptist r church, Thursday evening, May 81st, the •' ladles will serve a 05 cent strpper, to whiclf the public are Invited. Roll call of mem- bers mT congregation at 3 P, M,; supper *t5tB0 again has heretofore delighted the music lovers of Malone and heeds no eulogy at our hands. But to show that he is contiaually ad- vancing, if possible for one -m skilled to improve on tbe bacjo, we quote the fol- lowing from the Cincinnati Tribune of last spring:—\Mr. Farland astonished his auditors with the most brilliant flights of virtuosity ever heard here on a stringed instrument.'- His reputation is as wide as the nation. The New Orleans Picayune *ays» **Fariand is a marvel,\ and the San Jfr&neised Examiner calls him \ the banjo's Ole Bull.'' These expressions are not overdrawn, for the world has never had such a ban joist.-. Those who have not heard him will not miss this ehance, and those who have will certainly want to hear him The time was when Arsenal Green was a beautiful velvety lawn, a pride to the village; but now the grass is worn, off in dozens of places and beaten paths like cow paths cross it in innumerable direc- tions, making it an eye-sore instead of a thing of beauty. This should be rem- edied. It is a poor advertisemeat to the town. Tbejhade is growing thick there and once apgrass is killed out it will be difficult ttfstart it again. It would not coela great deal to lay the necessary walks in the sod, re-seed that which is killed ont and trim up tbe trees, if neces- sary, enough %p make the grass grow. Signs should then be put up on short posts at frequent intervals where every- body can see them warning all to keep off the grass. It is, of course, a pleasure to walk and play on tire grass, but where an army indulge in it there is^Kkra no grassfWplay on. The part of the park reserved for base ball for the children should be the only part allowed to be used for play or.sports, including tennis* If tennis and grass are incompatible thea the base ball ground ought to be goodt enough for the sport. When the sign^ are ug the teachers of the Bates school can kefep the children in the space reserved for |hein, and other people will generally observe tbe signs when they see new grass coming up. The memory of the former beauty of the park, when its lawns were* cared-for, and the present condition are enough to warrant the change. Now is the time, before the extreme dry, hot weather, to attend to it. INrath of Jlltm Jennie Sheard. Miss Jennie E. Shepajrd, one of the best known and most highly esteemed ladies of Malone, died at the residence of her brofc&er-in-iaw, Mr, A. R. Fuller, in this village, on Friday, the 11th inst. Miss Shepard was She daughter of the late Rafus G. Shepard, formerly for sev- eral .years a resident of Malone, and was born'at Chateaugay in the year 185?. She was educated in the Malone public schools, Franklin Academy and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. MJi* S Shepard had fitted herself by special training for tbe work of teaching -drawing and was engaged by the board of education of this village as drawing teacher in the Malone public schools, in which position she manifested marked ability, proficiency aod skill, and also de- votion to her duty, acting in that capaci- ty during two different periods for several years and until compelled by he» ill health and physical icarttiitie* to resign- it about two years since. Pratt Institute Art. Miss Shepard WM a sufferer for years from ill health a&d from the effects of a severe injury which made it extremely difficult aod painful to movp about sad often confined her to her home; but she had noucb fortitude and was always brave and hopeful and pefseverfss fa tbedis- She was a graduate of in the Department of charge other doltaK, winning the rwpect and goodwill of all who knrw her See was a lady of teaay virtues and &c - ropltafemenU, a k>v«r of books mmd few- sessed'of exquisite uwU in mailers per- talolagto art. Her de*th Is siaeerei? d b l*r£» atrete ot, $rfenti* and , ^ ' v tftk»vf9 sarrfrlag » fcrother, Dr. FredlL SheftotS, a jrr*«ixi*t«of Fraakila AeactaSy a&dUaUniversity «f Michigan a 8)dlfBl surgeon, who kaefor many years promtaeetfy ot»Beeted with the saW a* Atatab* Torkay In AsU, and » •feter, Mrs. AB«3a«par4 roller, of Ma ttfl^*rlt tbe tt»fWB«»l«er^p ton* o* Mr. T&Uiroa MotwUy , fee Bev. T. 6. Case,of tb«B*pttet church. • Which Miw SfeMard w» f@r nfltoy mwrffa, otBaia* M i

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