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mtmtl VOL. 29, NO. 4. PLATTSBITRGH, N. Y., FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1883. WHOLE NO. 1461. Plattsburgh Sentinel tWEntered cw second-class matter at the Post-Ojftct r» Plaltaburgh, Clinton county, N. Y. Local and Miscellaneous. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. Passenger trains arrive and depart from Platts- btrrgh as follows: GOING SOUTH. 1 rains Arrive. I Trains Leave. Express, 10.10 A.M.jExpresa, 10.15 A.M. Express, Mixed, • MooerB train, 8.10 P 12.30 P. 12.45 P M. GOING Trains Arrive. Exprens, ExpresB, Mixed, Aasable, mall \ mixe 5.30 A 7.16 p 4.16 P 8.00 A id, 6.00 P M. M. M. Expreea, Mixed. AuBttbie, i W RIH . Trail Express, Express, Mixed, 8.30 P 1.15 P sail, 7.00 A xed, 2.30 P 18 Leave. 5.36 A 7.36 P 5.00 P Mooers train, 6.10 A M M M M Chcucaugay Railroad. Tr&inB leave Plattsburgh at 6.00 a.m. and 2.10 p.m. Arrive at 9.26 a. m. and 5.25 p. m. Arrival and. Departure ol Steamers. Steamer Vermont leaves Pittsburgh at 7:00 A. M., for Burlington and Tioonderoga; arrives at 6:45 P.M. Steamer A. Williams arriveB from Esiex and Bur- lington at 11:00 A. M.; returning loaves Plattsburgh Steamer Maquam leaves Pittsburgh at 7:30 A. M. for the Islands and Maquam; returns at 5 P. M. Steamer Reindeer arrives from the Islands at 8:10 A. M., and leaves for Port Kent and Burlington; re- turning, arrives at 7 p. M., and leaves for the IB- lands. Union Temperance meetings. THK WOMAN'S OHBISTIAN TEMPERANCE U«XOS meets on Saturdays.at 3 o'clock, in the Academy building. All ladies interested in the cause are cor- dially invited to attend. TH» UNION TEMPEBANOK PBAIEB MEETING will be held at the Peristrome Presbyterian Chapel on Monday evening next, at 1% o'clock. THK WOMEN'S TEMPEBANOE PBAYSB MEETING will be held Wednesday afternoon of each week, at the Peristrome Presbyterian Chapel, at 3 o'clock. Mna. 3. D. WOODWABD, Pres. Mas. FBANOIS B. HALL, SeCy. RECEIPTS FOR THE PLATTSBURBN S EH TIM EL. 171884$ 1 60 ..* 1 50 1 00 1 60 1 60 6 00 75 1 50 4 00 1 00 #•««»*• • • w • WM ••• — - —• - - - — — H. L. Dorainy, May 17,1884 Michael Dwyar. Jan. 20,1884 B. L. Brough, April 20,1884 . Oharlea Baylick, March 23,1884 E,B.Pbelp8,J»n,1.18W 8.0. Stiles, Jan. 1,1884 Lieut. \Wm. L. awry, June 16,1884.... Mrs. Jennie Orr, Jan. 1,1884 Henry Blanohard, Nov. 28,1883 Bev. F. L. Wright, Jane 16,1884 Bev. J. F . Wright, May 18,1884 Harriet Sralffftl* June 16,1884 B.W.FerritB, Jan. 1,1884 H. A, Ploof, May 12,1884 N. B. Weaver, Juae 9,1834 Wellington Travln, Oct. 15,1883 John Dodds, Feb. 16,1884 D. W. Merrill, July 25,1883 %• If any subscriber discovers an error or o: elon in the above, he will give notice at once. NEW AjaVEKTlSEOlEPrrS. The reader's attention is called to the following new advertisements which appear to-day, dealing with advertisers, our friends will c< favor by mentioning THB SENTINEL : Notice to present OlahnB—Est. Beth Bond. Merrill House—u. W. Merrill & Bons. Great Clearance Sale of Clothing at Cane & Sons'. Bev. Henry Ward Beecher on Dr. Townsend'e Remedy for Hay Fever, ABthma and Catarrh. Baskets at W. W. Utting's. For Bale—D. S. Bobinson. Committee Sale—Est. Martha Dugan. PARAGRAMS. —Will —Oarletou —Next Wednesday evening, —June 27th, at Academy Hall. —Bain, thunder and lightning. —Summer began yesterday at 2 o'clock P. M. —School will close on Friday of nex 1 week. —Robinson sells sewing machines of al kinds. Read his advertisement. —An obituary of the late William At- wood will be published n§xt week. —One week from next Wednesday Fourth of July. Where will you cele- brate ? —Philharmonic and Choral Union boat ride this evening. Steamer leaves Platts- burgh at eight o'clock. —As the excursion and picnic Beason is at hand we would remind our readers that W. W. Utting has a full line of baskets. —Wm. Cane & Sons announce a greal sacrifice of clothing for the next twentj days. Consult their new adv. for bar- gains. —One week from to-night, Friday, Jun< 29, the graduating class of the Plattsburg] High School will have their grand boat rid< on the steamer Vermont. —Our Trustees are doing a good worl in cleaning the streets and repairing th< sidewalks. The work is being done unde: the supervision of B. L. Woodruff. —The SENTINEL office has been con nected with the telephone exchange, anc our patrons and friends are invited tc communicate with ua as occasion requires. —Several hose companies have entered for the hose race, to take place at Mooeri- the coming 4th. $100 first prize and $2G second. ^Special trains and rates will be given by the railroad companies. —The Montreal Star says that John Tei ran, aged 55, from Malone, was struck b] a freight train on Saturday afternoon whil< walking on the railway bridge at St. Anne'i Bout de I'lie, and instantly killed. —The steamers of the Ohamplain Tram portation company and the steamer ReL deer will carry persons wishing to atteni the Commencement exercises at Burlingto: next Tuesday and Wednesday at half fare —Speaking about eggs, a hen belongin] to Chas. H. Miller, on the State road \takes the cake !\ She lays three perfoc and well proportioned eggs, the aggregat weight of which is one and one-sixteen' of an ounce ! —Do not forget the entertainment by th< Plattsburgh Pleasure Party next Tuesda; and Wednesday evenings. Those who con template attending the Will Carleton e tertainment can patronize the above on i, first evening. —The American House, at Ausab Forks, kept by Messrs. Hargraves & Fil more, affords superior accommodations fc visitors to that section. Good meals, larg and airy rooms, and all the surrounding neat and comfortable. —A trip through tho principal streets the village reveals the fact that this sprin ; has been an unusually busy season w the painters. Many residences gliste under the effect of new paint, am combination of colors is in most instuuc very pleasing. Jk —W. W. Giles, of the Union Theological jminary, New York, will supply the Bap- st church in Jay during the summer. —Vennor predicts a very hot July, a Id August, a windy September, a calm ctober with snow from the 1st to the 4th, ordinary November and a boisterous cember. —The walking match at Ausable Forks the Fourth, between Hart, Sullivan and likes, is now an assured fact. The walk r ill take place in the open air, on a track irteen laps to the mile. —The single scull race to be pulled on e St. Lawrence at Ogdensburg on the aurth of July between Edward Hanlon id Wallace Ross will test the speed of the oarsmen as no previous meeting has. —Among the questions to be discussed the meeting of the State Teachers' As- ciation which is to assemble at Lake eorge next month, is the feasibility of itroducing vocal music in the common shools. —According to special instructions to Dstmasters at money order offices, on aud liter Monday, the second of July, 1883, a single domestic money order will be issued \or any amount, from one cent to one ndred dollars, inclusive. —A trail has been cut from Upper Chat- lugay Lake to Ragged Lake, a distance of jout four miles, through the most charm- ig forest on earth. This has been done >r the benefit of guests at Ralph's, afford- ig them a new and fruitful fishing ground. —Capt. GeorgeRushlow, inconsequence : illness resulting from over-work during ie winter and spring, has been compelled relinquish temporarily the command of te steamer Vermont. Capt. Arbuckle is lling the position, during Capt. Rush- m's absence. —On Monday, while Thomas Miller, a 'ealthy farmer of Gouverneur, was driving ith a load of straw, the binder became Dosened and struck him, throwing him to he ground and breaking his neck. He ireathed about ten minutes. Mr. Miller raa a bachelor. —It is said that if two tablespoonfuls of sarbolic acid be put into a gallon of water id sprinkled over potato vines it will iuse an immediate emigration of the bugs, ,nd will leave no bad effects, like Paris ;reen. The solution is equally efficacioui ir current worms. —Rev. Ohas. A. Bragdon, of Ausable i'orks, has been appointed to the position >f assistantiector of St. James Episcopal :hurch at Buffalo. Mr. Bragdon during lie rectorship at the Forks has won many Iriends throughout this section, who while congratulating him tipon his advancement, •egret his departure. —The Burlington Free Press states that vord has been received from the Secretary »f War that the two companies of Infantry itationed at Plattsburgh will bo ordered to visit that city next Tuesday, and that they will take part in the parade on the occasion of the unveiling of the Statue of Lafayette. Secretary Lincoln will also be present if hii official duties will permit. —Mr. Leroy Southmayd, owner of the ;ulch mines, near Virginia city, Montana, •ecently got fatally hurt by the falling o! bowlder. The particulars appear ai length in the local papers. Mr. Southmayt was born in Jay, in 1833. He went tc Minnesota in 1853, and there drifted into the mines of Montana. He was highly esteemed, and almost the entire population followed his remains to the grave. •The Island Park Association announce that the grand summer meeting will be held at Island Park, between Albany am Troy, June 2G, 27, 28, 29, and July 4th. The premiums aggregate $14,400, and large number of the best trotters in thi country will be present. In the list ol entries we notice L. E. Wicker, of Ticon- deroga, enters Geo. D. Sherman. Excur- sion tickets will be sold on the Del. & Hud- son. Horsemen will make a note of and place. —Please Remember the moonlight ex- cursion of the Philharmonic Society thi evening. The steamer Vermont will leav the wharf at 8 o'clock sharp, sailing north ind will return at 9:30 to give those who wish an opportunity to get off, also others to get on. She will then steam south, re- turning at 12 o'clock. The City Band and an orchestra have been engaged. Ticb .0 cents, which may be procured at tin Cumberland House, Witherill House, the bookstores and on the boat. All ar< invited. —Commencement exercises at the Uni versity of Vermont, at Burlington, nex 1 week. On Tuesday afternoon exercii connected with the unveiling of the Statui of Lafayette, and the dedicaton of the ni college building. Addresses by Judg< Jameson, of Chicago, and others. Th< corner stone of the University buildingi will be re-laid by the Masonic Grand Lodg< of Vermont. On Wednesday graduatinj exercises. The lake steamers will carr for fare one way. —Mrn. Nellie Near, who resides at Balli ton, the administrator of the estate of h husband, Geo. Near, received a verdict < ;5,000 against the Del. & Hud. Canal Co., at the Supreme Court Circuit held at Balls- ton last week. Her husband was head brakeman of a freight train on the com- pany's railroad. On the evening of Ocl 28th, 1882, the train on which he was work fell through a trestle about 14 mil north of Whitehall at \Nigger Marsh,\ am he was killed. Tho evidence showed thi at the time of tho accident the trestle nearly consumed by a fire ignited in a col lection of old ties, chips and marsh gras in the trestle and that the structure had been weakened by the removal of braces. The court also gave to plaintiff an allowance of $250, and interest on thi main sum from October last. The adm istrator of the fireman who was killed the same time will begin an action again; the company. —See \Notice 1 ' by Williams & Wilcox mcerning coal. —A good nurse girl wanted at No. 10 street, to take care of a baby. —The two-cent stamp on bank checks ill be no longer required after July 1st. —The graduating class of '83 at the lattsburgh High School numbers nine :mbers. —The O. & L. C. railroad lost another 00 cords of wood by fire at Rock Cut, ie ar Clinton Mills, last Saturday. Among the attractions at Champlain m the 4th, a band of 200 Indians is an- muced to be in the procession ! Also the ictoria Rifles, 200 strong, and U. S. sol- ;ers from Plattsburgh! —The Annual meeting of the Essex Dunty Medical Society will be held at the ipervisors room in the court house, in Slizftbethtown, Essex county, New York, m Tuesday, June 26th, 1883, at two o'clock M. —The service on the mail route from [alone to Ausable Forks is now a daily i. Fitch O'Brien will perform the service om Ausable Forks to Loon Lake, while J. Folsom will operate the other end of ie line. —Evet Plumley's house at Ellenburgh !entre was destroyed by fire last Satur- !ay evening, together with a portion of its intents. Mr. Plumley was away at th* orners at the time, but arrived in time to ve some of his valuables. —An extensive carriage market has been )ened at No. 14.Margaret street, opposite e Witherill House, where a large variety 1 fashionable and stylish carriages will be :ept constantly on exhibition and sold at inusually low prices. Further particulars .ext week. —For neat and tasty trimming of hats id bonnets, we commend Mrs. Conway and daughter, milliners, on River street, whose deft handiwork in this line of labor ives general satisfaction. They will give I easy grace to bows and ribbons and lake your bonnets blossom as the rose. —Mrs. J. E. Hargravea, of Ripon, Wis., ccompanied by her two children, is visit- ig her brother, Mr. Henry S. Beckwith, at the old homestead in Schuyler Falls. Mr. Hargraves remains at home, but will probably be out here in the fall, about the ime for deer hunting in the Adirondacks —A new time-table went into effect on ,he D. & H. on Monday last. The changes )n the Champlain division are slight. Th« express train from Montreal now arrives a.t 10:10 A. M., and leaves for the south ai 10:15; the mixed train from the north ar- ves at 12:30 r. M., and leaves for ttu louth 1:15. —The passage to the railroad at the fool )f Cornelia street is being closed by a sub- stantial fence. A sidewalk will be bui] rom the corner of the Warren homestead o the south side of the bridge crossing the railroad, on Cumberland Avenue. A street lamp has also been ordered placed upon the bridge. —Hartwell's logs are coming down splendidly. According to reports last evening, the two drives of the north an south branch have united below Hanlon's, and the rear of the entire united drive, about eight thousand count, is below thai ioint. This is of course later than oui Cadyville correspondence. •Mr. J. A. Gillespie, for two years pasi engineer in charge of government work or Lake Champlain, with headquarters at Bur- lington, has been transferred to New York, The office at Burlington will be discontim ued July 1st, and the work will be henc< forth in charge of the officers at Oswego the headquarters for this district. —The pleasant home of Mr. and Mn John L. Carter on Macomb street has beerj made unusually fragrant and beautiful this week by the repeated blossoming of night-blooming cereus. Two buds openec on Sabbath evening, two more on Monda; and still another on Tuesday evening. Th< prolific plant promises to do more, as has many other buds appearing. —The summer announcement of th< Merrill House, on the Upper Ohateauga: Lake, will be found among our advertise ments. This is the most conveniently lo cated summer resort on Chateaugay Lake being on the main road between Lyo Mountain and Belmont. The house hi undergone extensive improvements sim last year, and everything is in fine cond: tion for the accommodation of visitors. —James Shaw, Jr., who has efficientlj filled the position of teller at the Cham- plain National Bank for the past ten eleven years, has accepted a position in thi Iron National Bank at Plattsburgh as teller. Mr. Shaw is a young man who is very highly esteemed by those who have had business or friendly relations with him, and we congratulate the stockholders the Iron National in having made so goc a selection. —A thousand tons of steel rails ha 1 been bought for the O. & L. C. R. R., an they are now arriving at Rouses Point. portion of them will be used to iron thi bridge, as far east as the draw, which now building across Lake Champlain Rouses Point. The balance, together wi five hundred tons which will arrive later the season, will be used to carry west froi Norwood the work of converting the enti: track of the road to steel. —At Ogdensburg, on Wednesday following gentlemen were elected directo: of the Ogdeusburgh and Lake Champlai railroad for the ensuing year: Walter Frost, William A. Haekell, Emmons Ra] mond, J. Thomas Vose, Peter Butler, War ren K. Blodgett, David P. Kimball, Stern. Morse, and S. A. Carlton, of Boston; Jamei H. Rutter, of New York; Horace Fairban! of St. Johnsbury, Vt.; Wm. J. Averell, Ogdensburg; and D. W. Lawrence, of Ma- lone. Subsequently Walter L. Frost was elected president, in place of W. K. Blodg- ett, who declined re-election, and H. A. Church secretary and treasurer. •The Prodiftal Son.\ j Presbytery of Cnamplain. The Prodigal Son is an old boy and there j The Presbytery held its semi-annual tany of him ! The musical composi- j meeting at Port Henry commencing June 1883, at 2:30 p. M. o his memory is very modern, having een written in 1868, by Sir Arthur Sulli- an, in no Hense one of the old authors, it an English composer of celebrity. With ie highest respect for his fame and genius, ie thought mil crowd itself upon us that Er. Sullivan has hardly done the boy jus- ce ! Probably it is all our fault, but it s seem as though one of the most touch- ig narratives of the Scriptures might have m clothed in more impressive music and athetic melody. We are perfectly willing ur readers shall attribute all this to our ullness of comprehension. We concede lat the production contains some very no passages, and in truth we must dd that no chorus can do it justice with- ut a good full orchestra to back it up. Of the rendering of this Oratorio by the 'hilharmonic Society, of Plattsburgh, and ae Choral Union of Keeseville, we can peak with a good degree of enthusiasm, 'he chorus of nearly one hundred was a plendid body of singers, and we would ke to hear them, in a larger hall, sing \The Ireation,\ or some of those old Oratorios hat remind one of \Thunder all around ie skies !\ Laying aside all sectional pride, r e believe that as a chorus they could bring it \Elijah\ as forcibly as did the Vermont eterans last season at the Howard Opera louse. The soloists acquitted themselves well. r. Velsey was in fine voice and did admi- rably. Mrs. Stafford, always reliable in :horus work, did herself much credit as a iontralto soloist, carrying the part assign- id to Mrs. Baber, who was not present. . Geo. D. Adams, of Keeseville, bari- one, had the most difficult solo, and show- sd much skill in its execution. Miss Tuffts, >f Keeseville, has a remarkably sweet voice, id rendered her solo finely. Much en- tusiasm was shown on the appearance of iur young musical artist, Miss Mead, and ter principal solo, given with fine effect, ras persistently encored. The quartette iy MiBS Darling, Mrs. Ned Baker, Mr. Lee Rockwell, and Rev. Joseph Gamble, was remarkable for its perfect chord and melo- dy, and we think all with \music in their louls\ could have enjoyed more of the same :ind. In conclusion, let us say that the Phil- Larmonic and Choral Societies are doing a ;ood work. They are taking up the high- sst order and most difficult music of the )resent and former centuries, the product if the musical genius of the ages, and fa- .iliarizing it to the public mind. The lommon hearer, particularly an editor, may lot always be able to grasp the sublimest conceptions of those grand musical pro- ductions; but it is surprising how rapidly a taste will develop itself, and in this re- ;ard we think Plattsburgh has good mate- rial to work upon. The President and several representatives >f the Burlington Philharmonic Society lonored the occasion with their presence, and expressed themselves surprised at the chorus work, with no other than a piano accompaniment. The Burlington society now have the same Oratorio under practice, to be brought out in the fall, and no doubt there will be a good representation from Plattsburgh and Keeseville in the chorus, -e understand the Burlington singers be pleased with their presence. Who knows but ^hese neighborly relations may some day result in a Champlain Valley Musical Association that shall embrace )th sides of the lake ! As we contemplate enterprises of this kind, how the necessity for an opera house in Platteburgh becomes more and more im- portant ! Surely, the day cannot be far dis- tant when in some way this want will be Rev. Thornton A. Mills, of Champlain, was elected Moderator. Rev. C. N. Thomas, of Port Henry, Tem- porary Clerk, vras excused from service, and Rev. H. H. Lipes, of Mineville, ap- pointed in his place. The afternoon was devoted to business. In the evening the retiring Moderator, Rev. C. S. Richardson, of Malone, preached from Zech. 14: 20. \Holiness to tho Lord.\' After sermon, the Lord's Supper was ad- ministered; Rev. Cyrenus Ransom, Chap- plain at Clinton Prison, administered the bread, and Rev. Augustus Frederick, of Essex, the cup. The meeting was then addressed by Miss Alice M. Robertson, of the \Creek mis- sion,\ Indian Territory, representing the religious wants of these Indians, and their claims for aid, and for the progress of Christians. A collection was taken to aid in building a school house in the mission with which Miss Robertson is connected. Amount of collection over $40. Presbytery adjourned till Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. After thirty minutes of devotional exer- cises on Wednesday morning, Presbytery proceeded to business till 11 o'clock. \Presbyterial Sunday School Institute\ was then held in accordance with the pro- gramme published last week, excepting that Mr. E. P. Morse, of Essex, filled the place assigned to Joseph F. Flint. After institute exercises Presbytery adjourned. THE WOMEN'S HOME AND FOREIGN MISSIONARY SOCIETY. The \Women's Home and Foreign Mis- sionary Society of the Presbytery of Champlain\ held its annual meeting at Port Henry, June 19, 1883. Five churches were represented and re- ports were heard from most of the auxiliary societies in the Presbytery. Officers for the ensuing year were elect- ed as follows : President— Mrs. Gamble, Plattsburgh. Vice Presidents—Mia. Thomas, Port Henry; Mrs. Lipes, Mineville; Mrs. Hub- bard, Malone; Miss McFadden, Beekman- town. Secretary and Treasurer —Miss Nellie Hopkins, Keeseville. Miss Alice M. Robertson, of the Creek Mission, Indian Territory, addressed the meeting upon Home Mission work, espe- cially among the Indians. The semi-annual meeting of the Society will be held at Keeseville, at the time ol the meeting of the Presbytery, February PIAITSBIHOH PUEMLIC SCHOOLS. The exercises of next week, all of which the public are invited to attend, will take place as follows: EXAMINATIONS, (MAINLY WRITTEN.) High School, Monday, 9:00 A. M.—Chemistry, Virgil. Elementary Latin. Monday, 1:30 P. M.—Cicero, Botany, C« ir. Tuesday, 9:00 A. M.—Elementary Alge bra, Latin Prose Composition. Tuesday, 1:30 P. M.— Rhetoric, Composi- tion, Iliad, Anabasis. Wednesday, 9:00 A. M.—Geology. Grammar School. Monday, 1:30 p. M.—Arithmetic. Tuesday, 9:00 A. M.—Grammar. Wednesday, 9:00 A. M.—Drawing. Thursday, 9:00 A. M.—Spelling. Intermediate School. Tuesday, 9:00 A. M.— Arithmetic. Wednesday, 9:00 A. M.—Geography fo: 4th Grade and B. 5th Grade; Grammar an PERSONAL MENTION. —Mrs. Lorin Ellis, of this village, visited friends in Montreal this week. —Prof. E. F. Bullard, of Jacksonville, 111., is calling on friends in Keeseville and Burlington. —A. C. H. Livingston, editor of the Elizabethtown Post and Gazette, visited Plattsburgh on Monday. —Mrs. Henry W. Brown left Platts- burgh, on Wednesday to join her husband at Warrensburgh, where he is now in busi- ness. —Mrs. H. W. Guibord, Miss Blanche and Master Henry Guibord, of Plattsburgh isited Swanton last week, the guests of F. D. Lapelle. —C. W. Vaughn, County Superinten- dent of the Poor, attended the State Con- •ention of Superintendents at Syracusi this week. —Mrs. Thos. Keese, of Denver, Col., i visiting the East, for the first time. She is stopping with her father Keese's peopl in Clintonville. —Mr. Eli Clough, of Union Falls, after an absence of twenty-five years, has again located in Bloomingdale, and has bought the grist mill property. —N. M. Marshall, of Chateaugay Laki and M. L. French, of Plattsburgh, left o Wednesday for a fishing expedition to Long Pond, in Crown Point, having contracted to furnish 750 pounds of fish for the market this week ! —Rev. E. B. Jones and family, of Wi Farms, N. Y., is visiting his father's family Pierpont E. Jones, of Jay. Y'esterday his visit was suddenly ended by the receipt of a telegram announcing the death of hi wife's mother. Commencement IJoat Ride. Do not forget the boat ride given under the auspices of the class of '83 of the P. H. S., Friday evening, June 29. The steamer Vei-i •at has been chartered for the occa- sion, and the Howard Opera House Orches- tra of Burlington, Vt., has been engaged to furnish music. All friends of the school should give the class their patronage. Tickets will be sold at the moderate price of $1.50 for gentlemen with ladies. Drawing for 5th and B. 5th Grade. Wednesday, 1:30 p. M.—Writing Drawing for 4th Grade, Spelling for 5tl Grade. Thursday, 9:00 A. M.—Geography for 5tl Grade, Spelling for 4th Grade. Primary Schools (3d Grade.) Monday, 9:30 A. M.—Geography. Tuesday, 9:30 A. M.—Arithmetic. Wednesday, 9:00 A. M.—-Reading. \ \ 11:00 A. M.—Spelling. Thursday, 9:30 A. M.— Writing. CLOSING EXERCISES. Thursday, 8:00 p. M.— High School ( Academy Hall.) Friday, 9:30 A. M.—Oak Street school. Friday, 1:30 p. M.—Broad Street school Friday! 2:00 P. M.—Hamilton St. school Friday, 2:00 P. M.— Elizabeth St. school Friday, 2:30 P. M.—Grammar School. The exercises will begin promptly at tl stated hours. Fox HOLDEN, Superintendent of Schools. Installation at Cuauiplain. At a meeting of the Presbytery of Cham, plain at Port Henry, June 19th and 20th, commission was appointed to install Re 1 T. A. Mills as pastor of the church at Cham- plain. The commission consists of three ministers and one elder, as follows: Rev A. Frederick, of Essex; Rev. A. M. MilL of Malone; Rev. P. J. H. Myers, of Chazy and Elder E. P. Morse, of Essex. The ser vice will be held in the Presbyterian churcl of Champlain, at 7:30 P. M. , on Friday, Jun< 29th. The parts are assigned as follows : Sermon and Constitutional Questions- Rev. A. Frederick. Charge to the Pastor—Rev. A. M. Millai Charge to the People—Rev. P. J. B Myers. The people of Champlain and vicinit; are invited to attend. A Request of our Readers* We take the liberty to ask our reade the various parts of this county to call thi attention of their neighbors who are m subscribers to the announcement made oi this page of our continued story, to com mence next week, and the inducement foj them to subscribe at once. Those who are familiar with our pap« know its merits, and all who read \Th< Hoosier School Master\ and \The Gipsy 1 Curse,\ know that our continued stories are first class, and will feel warranted recommending them to their neighbors. Baptist Sunday School Convention. | r ery pleasant session of the Essex and lhamplain Baptist Sunday School Conven- j ion was held with the Baptist church of | 'ay on Wednesday and Thursday, the 20th j .nd 21st of this month. Only a portion of | he schools of the Association were repre- i mted, but some of those sent large dele- ations, including fourteen from Platts- rgh and eight from West Plattsburgh. ie citizens of Jay turned out well at the reral meetings and with their proverbial ospitality WILL; The Story ofa Posy Ring. Next Friday. June 20th, we shall issue the first number of a continued story en- titled as above, which will run in the de it a pleasant occasion for j SENTINEL during the Summer months, -heir visitors, all of whom, from the Platts-1 This story has been carefully selected urgh section especially, were delighted j from among a large number, and we con- ith the change of scenery and surround- sider it one of the best, and such as we can heartily commend to our readers. We expect that it will add much to the inter- est of our paper. Commencing as it does .sely in the middle of the vear, it af- • of the mon igs and the invigorating in region. Mr. E. C. Baker, for two yeo.rs President j \ the Association, gave an interesting ipening address Wednesday afternoon, re- ing the history of the S. S. Conver- on since its organization in 1869. In the absence of the regular Secretary, dr. L. Fred Persons, of Elizabethtown, ,de Secretary/>w tern. E. J. Smith, >f Plattsburgh, led the singing, and made ie music an interesting feature of the ex- •cises. Rev. W. Giles, of Jay, and Messrs. Smith, if Plattsburgh and Persons, of Elizabeth- iwn, were made committee on nomination if officers for ensuing year; and Hon. M. lall, of Plattsburgh, Rev. E. B. Jones, of rest Farms, N. Y., and Mrs. A. C. fheaton, of Morrisonville, Committee on ^solutions. The same afternoon Mrs. Wheaton read an interesting anonymous paper, sent by »me unknown friend in Illinois, entitled, 'The Teacher's Dream.\ A pleasant dis- sussion on \The three most desirable gifts >f a teacher,\ was opened by Mr. Giles, followed by Messrs. Wheaton, Jones, Mead, Humpstone, Smith, McAllester and Hall. The nature and order of exercises of the leveral sessions were changed somewhat am the original programme to conform to circumstances. In the evening Rev. Mr Tones read an interesting paper on \The Sunday School in the Nation.\ Rev. Mr. Humpstone, District Secretary of the State Convention, entertained and instructed the audience from his inexhaustible store of facts and illustrations concerning Sunday school work. Interesting reports were made, either by legates or by letter, from the schools at Elizabethtown, Essex, Brookfield, Ticon- deroga, West Plattsburgh and Plattsburgh. Jay and other localities to be heard from at the next morning session. The Presi- dent, Mr. Baker, regretted that reports could not be received from all the schools, and on his suggestion a resolution was passed requesting the Secretary to open correspondence with them. A liberal amount of music was inter- spersed with evening exercises, in which Plattsburgh and West Plattsburgh singers largely participated. Thursday morning, after the opening ex- ercises and prayer by Rev. A. W. Stock Mrs. W. W. Campbell, Missionary to Se- cunderabad, India, read an interesting pa- per on Sunday School Work in that coun- try, for which the Convention formally ac- knowledged its thanks. A collection oi $7.66 was taken for the S. S. work in In- dia and placed in Mrs. Campbell's hands. The committee on resolutions reported thi following, which were adopted: Rfsolectl That in the removal by death of a number of scholars from our schools, we bov submissively to the will of God, and extend ou earnest sympathy to bereaved friends. Resolved, That we pledge ourselves to a mon .learty support of this convention, recommend Ing to all our schools that full and complete re- ports, with statistics, be made at each meeting. Resolved, That we recognize to the Sunday school a most potent Instrument for the conver- sion of the world, and that we pledge ourselves to more vigorous prosecution of Sunday school ....ylocd, That we commend all our benevolent enterprises to our schools, and especially do w desire to see a deeper Interest In Foreign Mis slons, and we recommend that proper measures be employed to produce this desired end. Resolved, That in the alarming spread of h. .jmperance we pledge ourselves to do all in oui power to set back the tide, recommending the or- ganization of temperance bands to our schools, the distribution of temperance literature and the holding of temperance concerts. Resolved, That this convention earnestly commend that a spirit of investigation be en- couraged to the minds o£ scholars by their teachers, believing, as we do. that those sincerely seek, under the enlightening influ of the Spirit, will find the truth and thereb; velop Christian manhood. Resolved, That as far as practicable In our Sab- bath schools, principles and doctrines should be made the subjects of study, that we may undei stand and be able to give a reason for the fait re entertain. Resolved, That thanks are due to God for the Increasing interest manifested by Christians In Sabbath schools, and that we should be stimu- lated to go Into the highways and by ways to ob- tain accessions to the number of scholars. Resolved, Thatt we tendere our sincere thanks t. Resolved, Tha e tend o n ta the Baptist church of Jay for their generou; hospitality on this occasion, and that we hop* for the opportunity to repay them in kind, If no i de at our homes on similar occasions in degreeYat our homes on similar occasions. The following report of Committee nominations was adopted: President —John S. Boynton, Jay. Vice President Plattsburgh. Secretary and Treasurer —L. Fred Per sons, Elizabethtown. The Chairman named as Executive C- mittee Revs. McAllester ami McKillop, anc Mrs. L, A. Baber of Keeseville. On S. S. Literature, Rev. Mr. McAllester. Report of Jay school by Mr. Boyntoi Rev. McAllester*and E. C. Baker instructec to draft a blank for statistical report, hav 200 copies printed and sent to the Secretary Remarks on S. S. Literature by Revs. Whea ton and Humpstone. Query box opened by Mr. Wheaton. Voted to ask the Associa- tion to print the minutes of the Conven- tion with the minutes of the Association Voted to hold the next Convention at Eliza bethtown. Adjourned. Fourth of July at ^looers. Every effort is being put forth by the people of Mooers to make the coming Fourth of July celebration one of the best >rds &ood Time to Subscribe for the \Sentinel!\ 75 Gents to Ji. l, 1884 Our terms are $1.50 a year in advance,, •hich considering the character of the )aper is considered surprisingly cheap. subscriptions will be taken for shorter iime at same rates, and it will be sent from ;his date to Jan. 1. 1884, for 75 cents. HREE COPIES FOR $2.00 I FIVE COPIES FOR $3.00 I In some cases it will be found a matter )f convenience and economy for THREE )r FIVE persons to order at the same time ind avail themselves of the above reduc- ;ion. The papers will be addressed separ- ttely, or at different offices, the same a& ;hough ordered singly. $1.00 for Eight Months. Any new subscriber sending us $1.00 will oe credited to March 1, 1884. This may be convenience to some ordering singly by A copy of our handsome illustrated an- aal almanac will be sent free to every new bscriber, whether for six months or a year. Silver can be sent through the mail with » comparative safety if done up securely; but it usually requires an additional P. O. amp of 3 cts. Out of all the above propositions, new- ubscribers can select the method that suite- them best. After next week our paper will contain xom 4 to G columns more reading than 'ormerly. fHT SEND ON YOVB ORDERS AT ONCE AND GET THE FIRST NUMBER OF THE CONTINUED STOBY AS SOON AS PrBLISHED. Readers and patrons of our paper will greatly oblige by calling the attention of their neighbors who are not subscribers, to ;he above announcements. € A R I, ETO > E >TEB T AI \MENT. The Programme for next Wednesday Evening:. Of course all will desire to see and hear the original and gifted poet, Will Carleton. By way of variety, Prof. Geo. H. -Hudson- find several of our lady vocalists have kindly consented to contribute to the en- tertainment. Mr. Carleton's Monologue vill be divided in two parts, and the exer- cises will be arranged as follows : Overture—Piano—Prof. Geo. H. HUDSON. Vocal Solo—\Sweet Dreamer\— {-Sulli- van) —Miss MAGGIE HARTWELL. WILL CARLETON. Vocal Solo—\Answers\— {BlumenthaT;— Miss HATTIE E. DARLING. W T ILL CARLETON. Vocal Solo—\The Fisherman\— {Haught- mann) —Miss JENNIE MEAD. Tickets, with reserved seats, 50 cts., for sale at Smith's book store. Doors open at 7.30 o'clock. Entertainment to commence ! o'clock. itnessed in this Race bids fair to be of an teresting character. Se have accepted and be •tiou. The Hos exceedingly in- eral companies entered for the race. The Bicycle Race will be one of the novel sports of the day. The half-mile Foot Race cannot fail to excite and inter- est all. Several entries have been made. The lovers of Base Ball will witness some- thing that cannot fail to please, in the match game to be played on that day. Special railroad rates will be arranged with the different companies, and special trains will run to accommodate all. A brilliant display of fin exhibited in the evening. Will Carleton in TCalone. The Malone Gasttte said of the lecture oi •eadings given there last February: ' 'Will Carleton was greeted by a full house at Lawrence Opera House, on Thursday even- ing of last week, and made himself a de- cided favorite with Malon-e people on this his first visit, which we are pleased to say will not be his last. We think all who- were present will agree with us when we say that it was one of the most enjoyable entertainments of the season. His lecture or readings entitled \The Science of Home, 1 ' embraced the grave and the gay, inter- mingled and connected, all forming one pleasing and interesting whole, aM-bfe - large audience was carried along with him and was in sympathy with his different modes from first to last. All will be glad to know that Will Carleton will again visit Malone sometime during the month of June.\ He will read again in Malone next Thurs- day evening. OVER THE BORDER. —Sunday afternoon a drowning accident occurred at St. Johns by which an old man named Larivee lost his life, and his son and grandson, who were with him, narrowly escaped the same fate. The three had gone out in a sailboat on the Richelieu river and had reached a point half way be- tween St. Johns and St. Athanaee when the wind began to blow, and the sail being badly managed the boat soon capsized, throwing the three into the water. The young Larivee placed his son upon his back and swam to the shore, telling the old man to hold on to the boat until he re- turned, but before the survivor reached him he had disappeared. KEESEVILLE. —Tho members of the Choral Union, •ho attended the Union concert at Platts- I burgh on Monday evening, report a very but rather y g will be enjoyable time while there moist during the retu

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