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•' *»*»«*.v>-*' %-**nm. *>' ll THE FAIRPORT WEEKLY FAIRPORT HEBALD FAIRPORT, FRIDAY, AUG. 22,1873. DEPARTURE or TRAINS. GOING BAST. Syracuse & Rochester Accom 6:25 A. 31. Local Pieigut ,. S:3o \ Day Express, -...,_„-_ .,— 10:;t3 \ Accommodation, >. 3:,30 P.M. Atlantic Express.,, „.._ 5M3 ** PreightAccoxmnodation;.- 7:00 \ GOING WEST. Freight aud Accommodation, 2:25 A. M. Boston Express _-.... 3:20 \ Accommodation,. .~_„ 10:15 \ Local Freight— 2:30 r. ar. Mail, 4:15 \ Chicago -Express „„... 9:30 \ Mails Close and Arrive. Mails close going east. - 7:30 A. M. \. \ \west ...3:4) p. M. Jfails aruve from the west. . 7:55 A. jn. \ \ '• \ east .,. 4:15 r M. OiS.ee opens at 7 a. m., and closes at 8 p. m. M. B. WILCOX. P. M. The Western New TTorlt Fair, RBUGIOtTS NOTICES. BAPTIST CHURCH.—Morning services at 10,JO; evemttar, at 7 o'clock Prayer meeting everv Wednesday evening at 7^o'cloak. Eev. Mr. Mei ailand, pa&tor. FRICB BAPTIST CUV RGB.- Services in the moramg at 10^30; evening, at 7 o'clock. Praj er meeting every Wednesday evening at 7i£ O'OIOCJK:. Eev. R. Ii Howard, pastor. CONGREGAlTONi4irCHTJRCH.—Services in the morning at 10:30; evening, at 7 o'elock.^- Prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 714 o'clock. Rev. J. Butler, pastor. CATHOLIC CHURCH OP THE ASSUMPTION\. —Services m the Morning at 10:30; Chateclusm tor the children at 3 p. m., and Vespers with Benediction of the Most Holy Sacrament at 7 o'elockrnthe evening. LOCAL ^LEFAIRS, THE TOWN BOARD—THE LINCOLN BRIDGE QUESTION. The town Board met at their rooms In this village on Monday the 18th inst.— About the only matter under consideration was the reconstruction of the Lincoln bridge, a portion of which was carried away by the freshet last spring. The bridge itself is not of any great advantage to the town of Periston, but as it is within our corporate limits, the people must take care of it and shoulder the expenses of erecting a newone and keeping it in repair. The bridge being situated in the extreme northwestern part of the town the citizens of Peniield realize nearly all the real benefit to he derived from it. Very few of our townsmen ever cross it in going to or coming from. Rochester, while those living in the southwestern part of the town go by the way of Pittsford, but a large majority having more or less business in Fairport pass through our village. This bridge has beeu built two or three times within the last fifteen years, and has often been more or less injured by high water, \aud some- times rendered entirely Unpayable. Hence the tax upon our towns-people has become quite burdensome, and the \ Lincoln bridge'' question is one of considerable moment to the taxpayers of Perinton. The board visited the ground on Mon- day and investigated the matter thoroughly and came to the very sensible conclusion that a bridge built with a view to perma- nency would be far more economical than a shaky structure, liable to be injured or carried away by every spring or fall fresh- et, involving in either case a continued expense and annoyance. They have, therefore, partially resolved upon the con- struction of an iron bridge with substantial abutments and piers, guarded by proper ''break waters 1 ' sufficient to withstand the action of high water at all times. This plan would of course require quite a< out- lay of money at the commencement, yet not so great an amount as lias heretofore expended upon structures not so substan- tial as the one now contemplated \by the board; but in time it would be far less a drain upon the taxable property of the town than a cheaper structure. The board are now in correspondence with practical bridge builders, in regard to the expense of an iron or woodenbridge with a yiew to per- manency, and the facts thus far ascertained are that it will cost from $3,500 to $5 3 O00. It has been suggested by Some that a meeting of the taxpayers of the town be called to consider the subject, and decide . what kind of a bridge would be most ad- visable to erect, which is the only proper way of arriving at a satisfactory conclusion. Every property holder is interested, and should consider the matter without hias or prejudice. We are decidedly in favor of a substantial iron bridge, with solid founda- tions. This, it appears to us, would avoid further, wrangling^ and continued expense from year to year. \We understand that some members of the board are desirous of obtaining an expression from the tax- payers of the town in regard to the matter. The premium lists of the third Western New York Pair are now being circulated. As before stated it commences on the 16th of next month and continues four days.— The following is a list of the officers: I THE OFFICERS. President— William Otis. Vice Presidents— Thomas Brown, jr., Daniel Wood, Thomas A. Slocnm. Secretary— William L. Wallace. Treasui et —John W. Stebbms. Directors— Heman Glass, C. C. Holton, Daniel JEinpsley. Fiedenclc P. Root, Henry JEL Hickox and Benjamin Eellows. ' SUPERINTENDENTS. General Superintendent—William. Hamilton of Livingston county. Suz>t. of Horses— William'the D. McPhejson, 'Rochester. Cattle— Thomas Eekler of Orleans. SJieep— James Hickox of Ontario. Swine—Mama. A. Culver of Monroe. Poultry— W. J. Wmfield of Monroe. Domestic- Hall—Qcovge R. Ward of Monroe. Moral Hall— Maior E. H. Pratt of Livingston. Vegetable Hallr-W. Ii. Booth of Monroe. MeeJianics* ITall—S. S. Phillips oi Monioe. Implements— A.i, J. Downing oi Wayne. Stove Hall —M. W. Hay of Genesee. Ttie Press—A.. A. Hopkins Of Monroe. The total amount of premiums offered is $8,000. On the 17th, 18th and 19th there will be trials of speed. On the 18th the annual address will be delivered, and on that day there will be an exhibition of ladies' driv- ing, boys' riding, and foot racing. The grounds are now undergoing im- provements, new sheds and fences are being built, and other arragements will be perfected rendering better accommodations for exhibitors aud visitors. The managers are determined to make this the Fair of the State this fall. The Secretary's office is at No. 50 Arcade, Rochester, where application should be made either for information in regard to the exhibition or for a copy of the premi- um list. :#: You will find a very large stock of Windsorscarfs and bows at Morey's. DR. HBDDEV'S LECTURES.—The Con- gregational church is being well filled each night by the best peonle of our village to hear the above lectures on Physiognomy. No lecturer has ever excited deeper in- terest here than Dr. Hedley. He is cer- tainly a fascinating* speaker, exquisitely eloquent, forcible, chaste and wittv. He continues four nights longer, Those that fail to attend will miss the richest treat ever afforded us in Fairport. The admis- sion is but 15 cents. Watldns Glen—Itf Surroundings REMEMBER Morey's cash store. If you want to save money give him a call. -THE OLD STANDARD MEAT MARKET is one of the ancient land marks of Fairport. It has been in existence something like fifteen years, changing hands several times during that period, the last change heing the purchase of the establishment by Messrs. Simmons & Jennings, the present proprietors, about two years and a half ago. Since that time it has been conduct- ed by these gentlemen with markedsuccess. The original building was but a small affair, as compared to its present capacity. Messrs. S. & J. have, during the summer, owing to their increasing trade, greatly en- larged the building, by putting up an ad- dition nearly as large as the original.— They have now one of the most com- plete market sales rooms to be found in any country village in Western New York. The exterior and interior of the building has been painted very nicely aud presents a neat and comely appearauce. In the rear of the salesroom is a large aud commodious ice house, probably the best arranged to be fouud in any market, where meat is kept during the night and a portion of the day, in order to keep it free from flies, and taiut by the action of warm weather. Mr. Jennings purchases most of the stock, and is very particular in the selection of his animals for slaughter, and of whom he buys. Bj this judicious mode of dealing they'have acquired a reputation for the excellence of their meat that few enjoy. They also deal largely in salt, smoked and dried meats of their own cur- ing. Our citizens generally manifest an appreciation of the enterprise of this firm by a very generous patronage. They have also a wagon on the road every Wednesday and Saturday, generally attended by \Jim.\ than whom a more fair or clever man cannot not be found to deal with. He loads np with choice stock and his country friends appreciate his efforts. We must not forget \Jake.\; it wouldn't be the old standard market if you didn't see him there. He was engaged at the very opening of the market, and has been retained in service until the present time. '• Jake\ is a faithful man. At this market may also be found all the vegetables and garden sauce of the season, of which they make something of a specialty. Success to the Old Standard Meat Market. A portion of the building is fitted up for an office where the \Judge 1 ' as we call him (Mi\ Simmons), generally holds forth in the capacity of arbiter or counsel for parties at variance in matters of mutual misunderstanding. »He will • always be pleased to welcome his friends, and those who have a little leisure time to while away in social \talk\ can find no more | genial spirit, or more cosy quarters than the \Judge\ has provided for their re- ception, A LITTLE boy, son of Mr, William McAnaney, about six years old, was aeci- dently run over yesterday forenoon on Main street. The lad was attempting to cross the street justinfrontof a team when he fell with his face downward, and the wheels oothe wagdn passed over his i shoulders, He was considerably bruised, ' and his face and lips were cut. \Very fortunately it was a light wagon and not loaded. After enjoying a pie ,sant ride on one of the Seneca Lake line < f steamers, you ar- rive at the pleasant vi lage of Watkins.— This place like Brook yn might be called the city of churches, ; ,s it has six or eight very fine edifices, am is no^arger than Fairport. On landing you are met with cries from numerous j orters and as many hackmen, who besiegs you incessantly; finally you settle do vn to a street car, which is the best if 3\ )u want to see the G-len from, beginning to end. On approach- ing the Glen you seem to meet an impass- able barrier-, but on n saring the entrance you-suddenly turn, a short corner, and face flrit scene of any HERALD, AUGUST 22, 1873. ponsequence, which is a beautiful fall of \vi ter, not much wider than an ordinary door- -falling one hundred feet down into an irregular basin. This reservoir must be of great depth, as the bottom looks dim even through the almost transparent water. In going forward the next fifty feet, you riount 15? steps, ten inches apart, and many natural ones form- ed by the rocks being worn away by the action of the water. } When you have passed the Mountain house, you enter the most picturseque part of the Glen. The scenery is magnificent; words c'annot express any idea of its beauty. The Glen of the pools is about one hundred yards long, and is of course a part of the Glen proper, formed of four or five beauti- ful cascades, falling into natural\basins; one especially, the Devil's washbowl is'a perfect bowl, large enough for several per- sons to bathe in at once; another has the shape of a heart and is nearly perfect. As you stand on one ledge of rocks you can look above and below and see persons winding their way along the rocky paths, and over numerous foot-bridges. Massive walls tower hundreds of feet above you; but after mounting four or £ve hundred feet of stairs you are apparently no nearer the top than before. A LITTLE ADVICE TO THE TOURIST.—If a gentleman, prepare yourself with a rub- ber overcoat and a stout stick, which are very handy if you want to see all of inter- est. If a lady, she should prepare herself with rubbers and a waterproof, and should be escorted by a gentleman if possible, for it is very muddy and slippery in some places, and the water is continually drip- ping from the rocks atbove, which are covered with beautiful ferns t and moss. It would be advisable to carry a glass if you intend to reach the summit, for here a beautiful panoramais spread before you. As mementos, grotesquely carved canes made of wood taken from the Gleh, with miniature stereoscopic, views of the place inserted in the handle, fans, paper folders, stillettos, and numerous other things, all containing different views of this romantic resort. But having only five hours to spend at this place, I eonld not stou tp note every- thing of beauty, and if 1 had had more time I could not find words to exDress the grand- ness of the scenery. If j r ou can spend two or three days at Watkins it will pay you to visit the Havana Glen, only three or four miles distant. There is a spring at this place containing great magnetic powers. A knife blade placed in the water for a few moments becomes capable of lifting a shingle nail. A glass goblet placed there for a few hours is made to represent bronze, and will always retain its color. The water, among other ingredients, contains iron, silicia, and magnesia. The sail back is verypleasant on a moon- light night, sometimes enlivened by the beautiful strains of a harp and singing by the passengers. Yours in a happy'state of mind, OUR MACEDON LETTER. TOURIST. IF TOU want a nice \black or a good bus- iness suit of clothes, you will find them at prices that will suit at Morey's. VALUABLE HORSE DROWNED.—Mr. A. B. Osborn of the Osborn House of this village, met with a serious loss yesterday morning about 3 o'clock. He was driving from Peniield, and when a short dis- tance from home his horse took fright and ran away. He kept up hi3 speed and near- ing the canal shyed off to the east side of Main street bridge and plunged into the canal near the Salaratus works. Mr. O. jumped from the buggy in time to save himself. The horse in harness with buggy attached, soon became entangled in the harness and was drowned before he could be got out of the water. The horse was quite a valuable one, Mr. O. having re- fused $500 for him several times. MR. A FINE assortment of fall- style hats at Morey's. THE Camp .meeting of the Free Methodists closed last night. \ Quite a number of roughs cougregated there and behaved outrageously. A number of har- nesses were cut, whips stolen, and other depredations committed. There being no police force on the ground to preserve order, rowdyism run wild for awhile. NEW AND NOBBY—Those neat neck ties which has just been received by Dickinson & Hill. Walk up, gents, and get some- thing/nice. MACEDON, Aug., 11th, 1873. EDITPR :—As it has been some time since you and your readers have been visited with an infliction in the shape of a letter from me, and may be thinking I had gone \where the woodbine twineth,\ I thought it best to put in an appearance and \arise to explain.\ The subject which I have chosen for my letter is WHAT I LIKE. I like a residence in a quiet little village like this far better than a life in the city.— In a city we are chocked with dust, roast- ed with the heat, and deafened with the incessant noise. In a country village it is different. Quietness, pure air, green grass, rich foliage, and flowers, take the place of bricks and mortar, dust and noise. Hike to live in an incorporated village. Then a fellow stands a chance, if he i3 in the \ring to get an office, such as trustee, collector, constable or some other lofty position in the gift of the people. Fiom constable he gets to be sheriff, and then goes to the legtelatme, and then to con- gress, and than to the ; well, by that time he is generally fitted for 'a residence in a climate\where the atmospheie averages higher than summer 1 heat. I like to in e in a well governed village, provided it is not governed too much. If there is but one hotel in the village, I think it best for the Board of Excise to refuse itsproprietor license; not so much to further the cause ot temperance, as to show the people that you mean to carry your point. What is the use of being invested with authority unless you exert it?'- Then, too, if the hotel is closed and a poor benighted traveler comes along, both he and his horse worn out with fatigue and hunger, and feeling his inability to proceed further, begins a, weary search through the village for a place of rest and refreshment, we can in- terview him, and find out where he came from and where he is going, whether he is single or married, why he left home and when he is going back, whether he is saint or sinner, and finally get his views as to the morality or immorality of croquet playing, and a host of other information, enough to furnish food for gossip for the \setters\ and \sooners\ for weeks to come —all of which would be lost to an enquir- ing public, had the traveler found refuge in a well eonduqted hotel. But \such is life.\ I like to see' the streets in a village broad and level, and well lined with shade trees to protect man and beast from the heat of the summer sun. I like good side walks, and when they are built of plank, I think it a good idea to have one plank about an inch higher than another; for then -when we stub our toes, it learns us to step higher and with more care, which habit once ac- quired gives lather an important and martial appearance to one's gait. Now, Mr. Editor, should any of our citizens visit your place and you should notice their lofty step, don't charge it to pride or the \spring halt,\ for the people of this village are not haughty or given to pride, and as far as I know are not afflicted with the above com- plaint; ^his graceful sten and lofty carriage has been acquired by daily practice on our newly laid plank \walks. This newly acquired step is called the \Hemlock March\ and will be set to slow music and t performed by the Pittsford band on its next visit to this place. Then, too, if now and then a plank gets loose aud you step on it anil tip it up just as your friend who is following you leaches it, you will have the fun of seeing that individual clavi ing frantically at empty air, in his vain attempt to gain his equilibrium one instant, and the next you see him sprawling full length on the side walk, a wriggling heap of hu- manity, and a vivid picture of the \Fall of Man\ illustrated on wood. After you assist your unfortunate friend to arise and ascertain the extent of his injuries, which consist of a dislocated ankle,' bruised and battered extremities, a bloody nose and a highly colored eye, a pair of much injured pants, hemlock splinters in the hands enough to furnish a small family with fuel for a season, and a decided jar of the sys- tem generally; then after your fallen friend has regained his breath, unless he is so pious that he objects to croquet playing be- cause he thinks it immoral, you will hear some of the tallest efforts of profane ora- tory on record, together with some pointed remarks concerning the pedigree of the owner of that particular plank, and a de- nunciation of. plank walks generally. These plank walks remind me of the political parties of the day. They will get a lot of planks, generally hemlock and shakev at that, and call them \Specie Payments,\ \Free Trade,\ \Prohibition \High Tariff,\ &c, and then make a walk of them (they call it platform), then they strut up and down on it, and sing Yankee Doodle hymns and Hail Columbia anthems, and talk themselves into a fever heat about corruption in high places, and of the awful depravity of the powers that be, and of the necessity of putting those on the sidewalk right into office as the only hope for the salvation of the country. They will promise you- low taxes, big crops, higher wages, loast beef and woman's rights, and they'll stir up the American Eagle, till his tail feathers flutter in the breeze and make him flap his wings and scream \Epluribus Unicorn,\ and every body goes for the new sidewalk that leads to office. \Sichis nafe?'.\ After awhile the planks get rotten and break and now and then one gets loose and the anxious office seeker gets tripped up by one just ahead, and that makes a \muss in \the family;*' then the people begin to stub their toes, and to look suspiciously at the shakey plank, and new planks are put in and the broken ones repaired with \Lager beer aud hard cider .amendments.\ and finally the old thing \plays out.\ I like-a good gravel walk, but this is a free country and if any one prefers to bufld a hemlock man-trap and call it a side walk he has a perfect right to do so. Hike to iee here and there a hog, and a few cows, and an assortment of superannu- ated canal horses, peacefully meandering through the streets or reposing on the side walks. It gives a quiet, rural aspect to the village. Should you happen to leave your garden gate open at night, and these peace- ful creatures should become aware of that fact, the morning's sun would reveal you a picture that would at once set your riiiud atrest concerning the future of your crops. There are just 983 m ore things that I would like to mention, but I will save them for another time. I remain your BIXKS. SCHOOL.—The next term of our school commences Monday, Sept, 15th, J. R. Gordon, A. M. Principal, with an ac- complished assistant—other teachers same as last term. Mr. Gordon comes to us with the reputation of an able and success- ful instructor. Students in the academic department under his instruction can be thoroughly prepared for eollege. With' the best teacher to be had, a beautiful new house, pleasant and healthful location, and large play grounds, we oiler advantages unsurpassed by any similar institution. By order of Board of Education WM. P. HAWIONS, Clerk. Fairport, August 21,1S73. DICKINSON & IIILL have in store a fine stock of heavy and light hoots, which they are offering at very light figures. They brag on their boots. STOLEN.—From the barn of the sub- scriber, on Wednesday night in the town Perinton, about 2^ miles southeast of Egypt, a light double harness, Japan trimmed, with russet lines. The turrets on the back bands were square. The cheek strap of one of the bridles near the top had been broken. The harness had been worn some. A liberal reward will be given for its return, or any information concerning its whereabouts. _ ROBERT WILKINSON. Perinton, Aug.', 21,1873. JUST received, a large assortment of boots and shoes at Morey's. A MASONIC camp meeting will beheld at Silver Lake on the 10th, 11th and 12th of September. The arrangements have been left in the hands of a Committee, who will report in due time. The Erie road will re- duce its rates of fare from Rochester and all important points. HARROUN'SLIVERT.—Mr, Harroun has removed his livery from the Osborn House Btables, his lease for that building having expired. He will hereafter be found at his residence on Cherry street, where he will be pleased to meet his friends. A MUSS between three men took place on Main street Wednesday night. Who the parties were, or what caused the fight we are unable to learn. The night police hav- ing been withdrawn, no arrests were made. LOOK at the advertisement of C. B. Hart. \Chauncey\ talks out loud in meeting and means buislness. RUNAWAY.—Rather of an exciting run- away occurred this morning. A span of horses belonging to Star Northrop, draw- ing a load of empty parrels took fright near the cooper shop of Perrin & Rood, and started off at a break-neck speed.— They whirled around two or three corners in safety, and crossing the canal bridge brought up on the steps of Priehard's hotel. The only damage done was the knocking out of two or three of the posts which support the wooden awaning of the hotel, breaking the top of the rack some- what, and sending a few barrels rolling in the street. WM. KERSHAW, tlte harness maker and the \boss\ fisherman, on Saturday last caught the largest and nicest black bass we have seen exhibited in Fairport. \Bill\ is luckey, and seldom throws a bait into the water without realizing a gratifying return. He leaves for Rice lake in day or two on a fishing excursion. THE Board of Trustees met on Tuesday evening, and, without transacting any business, adjourned until to morrow (Saturday) evening. ALL ACCOUNTS due the subscriber have been left in the hands of A. J. Vanlieu for collection. D. J. CHAEFEE. Fairport, July 8, 1873. jyllw4* A PARTT of gentlemen of our village are contemplating a visit to Rice Lake next week, to spend a few days in fashing. PIED ' LOWN—In the town of Perinton, on the 13tn of August, William Lown. aged. 62 years and 11 months. M. M. M. CHERRY STREIET. C. B. HART, Having purchased the interest of H. H. Howell, liis late partner, in the Model Meat Market, proposes to \run the institution \ right along, and is now prepared to furnish customers with the very best quality of Fresh and Salted Meats, BACON, POULTRY, etc. I shall always keep on hand the Tiest of every thing the market affords in the line of Beef, Lamb, Mutton, PORK, VEAL, &C, &G. If you want a good Roast or Steak eaH on mc, I pay Cash for btock in good condition for the maiket: also for hides, pelts, tallow, or any- thing else that I can And a market for. I sell at the lowest cash rates. Avoiding long credit, he- lieving that system of trade hostile both to the buyer and seller. C. B. BART. t airport, August 22,1873. au22tf •Sf in l o I,-/ ' <Ly

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