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tutmel VOL. 29, NO. 5. PLATTSBURGH, N. Y., FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1883. WHOLE NO. 1462. Pittsburgh jfefftinel trEntered as eecond-ctaf.H matter at the Post-Offiet in Plattebwrgh, Clintt^jeounty, N. Y. Local and Miscellaneous. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. Passenger trains arrive and depart from Pitts- burgh KB follows: OOIXG SOUTH. lrains Arrive. I Trains Leave. Express, 10.10 A.M. Express, 10.15 Bxprei. Mixed, Hooentraia, 8.10 P.M. 12.30 P.M. 12.45 P.M. Express, Mixed, i.xo Ausftble, mail, 7.00 1.15 mixed, 2.30 GOING NOBTH. Trains Arrive. I Trains Leave. Express, 6.30 A.M. Express, 6.35 Express 7.16 F.M.|Expre6B, 7.36 Mixed, 4.15 P.M..Mixed, 6.00 Anuble,m»ll, 8.60A.M. Mooerstrain, 0.10 » mixed, 6 00 P.M. j Chateauffay Railroad. Trains l»ve Pittsburgh at 6.00 a.m. and 2.10 p.m. Arrive at 9.28 ». m. and 6.25 p. m. Arrival and Departure of Steamers* Steamer Vermont leaves Plattaburgn at 7:00 A. M., for Burlington and Tloonderoga; arrives at 6:45 P.M. Steamer A. Williams arrives from Essex and Bur- lington at 11:00 A. M.; returning leaves Pittsburgh at 2:80 P. M. Steamer Maquam leaves Pittsburgh at 7:30 A. M. for the Islands and Maqutm; returns at 5P.M. ir Beindeer arrtveB from tlie Islands at 8:10 A. M. t and leaves for Port Kent and Burlington; re- turning, arrives at 7 p. M., and leaves for the Ie- 1E6EIPTS FOR THE PLATT1BURBH SENTINEL B.O.Mvlngrton, May 12^1884 t ' \\ Mrs. H.E.Knapp, June 22,1884 Mrs. Oeo.Oould, July 1,1877.. s^^.±:rr:: an, J«n. 1,1884 SandaU, Jan. 1,1884 Aug 81888 A. L. Angel/, JMU 1,1884 J. A. Moore, Oct. 6,1884 - -- Mrt Emily E. P«ine, Jane 22,18W 150 O»pt Alfred BWiew, J»n. 1,1884.. 60 Mrt. D. H. V»ntine, March 1,1884 1 00 %• If any iubBoriber discovers an error or omla- •ton In the above, be will give notice at once. NE W ADVERTISEMENTS . The reader's attention is called to Uw following new advertisements which appear to-day. When dealing with advertisers, otur friends will confer a favor by mentioning Tu SKHTIKW. : Notice-John Sullivan, soiota. Oitotion-IM. PhUetos Bugbee. OorttoeUl EmbroideryBilk. Lost-Edward Deferm. Plattsfcr^sh Water ComniseioBers' Notice. Property for 8*te~-Wm. Turner, Bouses Point. Vmp Pyeiug-Po»i*a & Bullard. Chinese Laundry-Charley King. Carriages, Carriages I -0 , H, Bansom. Corporation Notl«-F. P. Hataaway, Clerk. Ohamplain House—Abijah North, Manager. Fancy Dying—Dunton k Bollard. Report of the First National Bank-A. Guibord. Girl Wanted to do household work. Pigs for Sale -Beth Gordon, Chazy. PARAGRAMS. —P. H. 8. —Commencement —Boat ride this evening. —Next Wednesday—the day we celebrate. —Thousands of potato bugs were seen floating on the surface of the lake on Satur- day. —A hen belonging to Sarah Fielding of B«ekmantown, lays eggs weighing three ounces! —Adrian Senecal's grocery store has been connected with the telephone exchange, and is No. 65. —The entertainment at the Garrison last week netted the Organ Society of Trinity church $126. —The telephone line was completed to Dannemora on Monday, and will be con- tinued to Saranac. —Valuable property for manufacturing purposes at Bouses Point for sale cheap. See advertisement. —The SENTINEL will be sent to any ad- dress in the United States at our regular rates, postage paid at this office. —The University of Vermont on Wed- nesday conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws upon Matthew Hale, Esq., of Albany. —Charley Sing, who conducts a Chinese laundry at Burlington, made a visit to his cousin, Charley King, in Plattsburgh, on Monday. —Chauncey L. Knapp, of Lowell, Mass, who is to deliver the oration at Mooers, July 4th, beat Ben. Butler for Member of Congress. —Rev. O. F. Burdick, of the Methodis church, and Eev. W. C. McAUeBter, of the Baptist ohuroh, exchanged pulpits last Sun- day morning. - —A radical and substantial improvemen is being made on Bridge Btreet, east side of the river, by laying a stone gutter with heavy curbing. —A. L. Jameson, railway mail agent of the St. Albans and Riohford route, has been transferred to the run between St. Albans and Ogdensburg. —An excellent situation in Plattsburgh in a family of three, washing to be given out, is offered a girl. See advertisement \Wanted about July 6th.\ —Rev. C. S. Richardson, of Malone, filled the pulpit of the First Presbyterian church at Plattsburgh, last Sabbath, in ex- change with Rev. Mr. Gamble. —The Delaware & Hudson Canal Com- pany is receiving an immense number of ties at this port. They are brought from Canada, mainly in Canadian barges. —Mr. Joseph H. Dorgan has now on hand complete working models of bis machinery for the manufacturer of horse shoes, an solicits public examination of the same. —In the graduating class at the Potsdai Normal School, this week, we notice the name of Lillian Macomber, of Keeseville. She read an essay entitled \True Nobility. —Rock & Ray have just turned out handsome lithographic portrait of our townsman, I. Scheier, the popular tobac- conist. The execution would do credit tc any city establishment. —The Rev. Prof. Francis T. Russell, M. A., Lecturer in Elocution at the General Theologioal Seminary, N. Y., and at the Berkeley Divinity School, Conn., also the author of the well known text booki Elocution, latterly one on \The Use of th< Voice in Reading and Speaking,\ published D. Appleton & Co., will officiate and ad minister the Holy Communion at Trinitj Church on Sunday, July let. —Commencement boat ride this even- 'g- —Old garments made new at the fancy Lyeing establishment in Plattsburgh. —Mr. Smith has just sold a fine Decker liano to James B. Parsons, of Saranac. —All on board 1 ' 'Where for ?\ Why, for the Commencement boat ride, of course!\ —Ellenburgh Center and vicinity will eceive a large number of children, sent >ut by the Tribune Fresh Air Fund. —The ladies of the M. E. Church will Eiold a lawn party on the grounds of A. Ghribord, on Court street, on the evening of the Fourth, when strawberries, ice sream, etc., will be served. —It is said to be now an \open secret\ that the tfew York Central is furnishing the funds with which the new bridge at Rouses Point and the 14 miles of connect- ing railroad are being built. —An excursion from Vermont to Valcour iland, on the steamer Reindeer, was an- lounced for yesterday by the Burlington sapors. The party were to land at the lock near Hiram Fay's. This is a new field or steamboat excursions. —Last Sunday evening a lace curtain in the residence of Jos. Bird, on Margaret street, ignited, causing an alarm of fire to be sounded. The department responded promptly, but the fire was extinguised with mt little damage before their arrival. —Two new sail yachtB were added to the fleet of the Cumberland Yacht Club last week, the Grey Hound, owned by Com. B. Beckwith, and the Cumberland, by James McGregor. They were built by Seward Bell, of Alburgh, and are pro- nounced fine specimens of their class. -Hon. C. L. Knapp, of Lowell, Mass. who speaks at Mooers, the Fourth of July, delivered the famous speech in Congress, which electrified the country, on the as- ralt upon Summer by Brooks, which will be remembered by many. He was editor >f the Lowell Daily Citizen for 28 years. —Charley King, the Chinese laundry man, now has his business in successful operation. Rooms in the Delaney build- ing, No. 62 Bridge street. Any one calling will find him very obliging andgentlem; ly. Of course, his work is first-class, and bis prices seem to be reasonable. —The Catholics of Cherubusco will have picnic at Grimshaw's Grove, on Wednes- day, July 4th. Oration by Rev. J. H. O'Bourke, of Port Henry. A beautiful top buggy, a silver watch, a gold headed cane and a gold ring will be contested for. Proceeds for repairs on the priest's house. —Will Carleton lectured in Malone last evening, returns to Plattsburgh this morn- ing, and to-morrow morning, accompanied by his wife, takes the train for Ausable Sta- tion and thence to Paul Smith's, when they spend the Sabbath, going south on Monday, via. Lake Placid, John Brown's grave, Elizabethtown and Westport. —Rev. Jonas C. Phillips, for a long pe- riod an active member of the Troy Confer- ence, died at Lansingburgh on Tuesday, aged sixty years. He joined the confer- ence in 1851, and traveled twenty-six years, >ut was on the superannuated list at the time of his death. He is survived by a widow and several children. —Deputy Collector W. A. Fuller, 03 Plattsburgh, and L. E. Bowron, of Rouses Point, have been ordered to exchange posi- tions, the pay being the same, and Mr. Fuller has already entered upon his duties as»Deputy in charge at Rouses Point. The veteran officer, Mr. H. Orvis, is also tem- porarily on duty between Montreal and Rouses Point. •An Arizona copper mining company has been organized in Plattsburgh with capital stock of one hundred thousand dollars, nearly all of which has been sub- scribed and paid in by gentlemen on the line of the Saranao and Ausable rivers. Dr. Bixby, who has just returned from Arizona, and who carefully and critically examined the property, pronounces the investment perfectly safe one, which will undoubtedly yield large profits. —New goods and bargains opened tb.it weekatMcHattie's. Victoria lawns, figured lawns, Swiss and spot muslins. One hun- dred waterproof circulars at $1.00, each worth $1.50. Ladies' silk mitts 25c, 50c, 75c, and $1.00 a pair. Large assortmeni of hoop skirts, buBtles, hosiery and under- wear, fichues, fans, &o. Fifty ladies' linei ulsters at $1.25 to $2.00. Reduced prio on Dolmans and summer wraps to close out. —The excursions of poor ohildren under the auspices of the New York Tribune's fresh air fund will soon be resumed. Ar- rangements have been partially completed for a large party of ohildren to go to Clin- ton county July 6. The size of the part} is somewhat uncertain, but it will probably be from 300 to 500. S. O. Caldwell has temporary charge of the excursions daring the illness of the Rev. Mr. Parsons, for long time the superintendent. —Among the pleasing incidents of the Philharmonic boat-ride last Friday even- ing, was the presentation to their condm tor, Prof. Charles Frederick Hudsen, of a elegant gold mounted ebony baton. Th< presentation was made by their President, the Rev. Joseph Gamble, with a few pleas- ant and appropriate remarks, in which the good will of the Society for their Directoj was expressed, as was also the hope that h< might wield the baton among them f( years to come. —Last Saturday, George Henry, agec about eight years, a son of Mr. Ira Henry who resides on Beckwith street, Schuyl< Falls, had a narrow escape from a terribl< death. While leading a cow with a rope which was tied about his body, the cow be- came frightened and started on a run, throwing the lad to the ground and drag- ging him for some rods. His collar bone was broken and he received severe bruis< but he is reported to be doing well and is expected that he will recover. —Benjamin Lenthier, editor of the Le rational, of Plattsburgh, will deliver a 'rench oration at Champlain on the Fourth. —The Steamer Ganouskie, captained for present by E. J. Baldwin, commenced regular trips through Lake George on Mon- r , leaving Baldwin in the morning and •eturniag in the evening. —Miss NellieS. Griffin, daughter of Rev. '. A. Griffin, was one of the graduating from the Mechanicville Academy last veek. She read an interesting essay, and was iwarded the \A\ prize in French conversa- ion. —About three hundred and fifty students :rom the different Catholic colleges in and wound Montreal passed over the Delaware Hudson railroad on Tuesday on their way to their homes in the States to spend the holidays. —The new organization known as the Sons of Veterans is growing rapidly. At Clinton, Iowa, they have two squads, num- bering over fifty, which will participate in celebration of the National Anniversary. )ne of the squads is being drilled by Capt. ohn F. McGuire. —We are glad to advise the trade thus promptly that the Legislature of New York and other State and Municipal Govern- ments have wisely prohibited the sale and se of the dangerous Blank Cartridge Toy Pistol in vogue for three years past. These snactments, however, do not apply to the ?istols for shooting Paper Caps, which are absolutely harmless. —A compromise has been effected between the Ottawa Lumber houses and the captains of American boats which will continue luring the season. The schedule is from Ottawa to Whitehall and to Burlington $2.25 per thousand; to Troy and Albany $3.50 per thousand; to New York $3.75. Twenty-five cents extra charged for strips ;o Albany and New York. —Messrs. F. O. Broady and D. Preston, students of Madison University, are spend- ing their vacation traveling as colporteurs for the American Tract Society, in Clinton and Franklin counties. The gentlemen ive chosen a romantic and delightful re- gion for their summer tour, and we trust they may do both themselves and others inch good. We bespeak for them a hearty welcome by the families whom they may visit. —The annual meeting of the New York & Canada R. R. Co., was held at the Coal and Iron exchange, New York, on the 19th inst. The directors elected were: Isaac V. Baker, Thomas Dickson, L. G. B. Cannon, I. C. Hart, James Rosevelt, A. A. Low, I. M. Halstead, I. R. Taylor, R. G. Moulton, W. W. Cooke, C. F. Young, Andrew Wil- liams, and R. M. Olyphant. I. V. Baker was re-eleoted President and I . C. Hart Sec. and Treas. —The thirty-eighth anniversary of the New York State Teachers' Association wil be held at Lake George, commencing Thursday, July 5th, at 2 p. M. The Del & Hud. C. Co. will sell round trip tickets to Lake George (Caldwell) and back, at half price, or fare one way, from all stat- ions on their line, good until July 25th, 'hen duly countersigned at the conven- tion. Board can be obtained at the Lake George hotels at from $2 to $3 per day. —A novelty in pyrotechnics is a fire work for display by day. It is a Bhell which, when shot from a mortar, explodes high in the air, and discharges paper figures, hol- low and provided with weights. The weights pull down the figures until they are inflated with air that rushes through an opening. They come from Japan, and are made in fifty different varieties. Those who attend the celebrations at Champlain and Mooers on the Fourth will have an op- portunity of witnessing a display of these new and novel fire-works. —The excursion given by the Phiihar- monic Society last Friday evening on the steamer Vermont was a very enjoyable oc- casion. Some four hundred were present from Plattsburgh and about eighty from Keeseville. The music by the City Ban and Trombly's Orchestra, and the singing by the Philharmonics all contributed to the enjoyment of the evening. The re- ceipts will enable the society to pay their indebtedness and leave a balance i: the treasury. —As the date of the inter-collegiate gatta at Lake George, July 4, approaches the interest surrounding the event in- creases. The crews are quartered as fol- lows; .Cornell, Lake House; Princeton, Fort William Henry Hotel; University oi Pennsylvania, Crosbyside; Wesleyan, Fort George Hotel. The opinion is given that faster time will be made in the race, if the water be smooth, than ever before recorded on the course. The Bteamer Ganouskie has been engaged for the referee and judges. In order to add interest to the occasion additional race is announced for colleg< four-oared crews to be rowed on the sam< course July 5th for an elegant silver priz< to be known as the Fort George cup. —On the recommendation of Charles H. Nichols, of Plattsburgh, chairman of th< supper committee of the Sophmore Cl; of Amherst College, the regular class sup per for 1883 was held at the Van Nei House, in Burlington, last Friday eveninj Arriving at Burlington by train, Fridaj evening, the party numbering about seven- ty-five, at once took the steamer Reindeei for a ride to Plattsburgh and among th< islands. They lunched on the steamei and on their return to Burlington at 10:3( sat down to their banquet at the Van Ness. The Howard Opera House orchestra furn- ished the musio for the Reindeer. Capt, Rockwell is unlimited in his praise of th< young men, all of whom he pronounc perfect gentlemen. The students were de- lighted with the scenery of this region, Mr. Nichols having completed his second year at Amherst, is spending his summer vacation in Plattsburgh. •It is expected that the Cadyville mills r ill start next Monday. —Go to Smith's for the latest styles of >ats and caps and gents' furnishing goods. —The corner stone of the Episcopal shurch at Ellenburgh Center was laid with ippropriate ceremonies by Bishop Doane >n the 20th inst. —The Union Free School at Rouses Point closes itB school year to-day, with music, reading, a broom drill and straw- berries and cream. —The Convocation of Troy will hold its summer meeting in Christ church, Port Henry, July 9th, and in Emanuel church, Mineville, July 10th. —The Fourth will be appropriately ob- lerved along the line of the Ogdensburg, Brushton, Malone, Cherubusco, Mooers and Champlain have celebrations. —Mr. Aaron T. Clark, of Dannemora, the patentee of a new hat sizing machine rhich is claimed to possess considerable lerit over other machines for the same pur- pose. —Walter S. Eaton, of Poultney, Vt., aving been engaged by the Essex County Sible Society as its colporteur, has began ;he canvass of Elizabethtown, Chesterfield id Willsboro. —The Palladium says that John Taro, who was killed while walking on a railroad in Canada, last week, was the man who has visited this place many times, blacking hats. \Up she go Peter!\ —The Ladies' Aid Society of St. Lukee, 3hazy, will hold a lawn party at the house >f Mr. Wm. Aldrich, on the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, July 3d, 1883. A cor- dial invitation is extended to all. —A change of running time will be made on the O. & L. C. railroad next week. The morning express will leave Malone at 7 'clock instead of 8, as at present, connect- ig at Mooers and Rouses Point with trains for Plattsburgh. The afternoon train will be about two hours later than at present, thus avoiding the delay now experienced at Rouses Point, and making close con- nections with the express train for Platts- burgh and the south. The morning mail going west and the western night express will run about as they do now. —Last Wednesday forenoon, Mr. Jere- tiah Booth, of South Plattsburgh, had a tost miraculous escape from death while driving across the bridge in this village, in single wagon. Just as he was driving ipon the west end of the bridge a runaway team attached to a heavy wagon entered the east end. Mr. Booth attempted to back out, but before he could accomplish it tb< runaways struck the side of his wagon and ran over him. He was considerably injur- ed about his head, but was able to return to his home, after having h*s wounds dress- ed by a surgeon. —On Wednesday last R. H. Emery & Co., manufacturers of Ayres' Patent Sec- tional Extensible Ladder, exhibited pies of different dimensions in front of the Cumberland House in Plattsburgh, which were examined by a large number of our citi- zens, and their use and capacity thorough- ly tested. The endorsement of the busi- ness men of the place and their order foi ibout 100 sections were readily obtained, demonstrating the fact that a long felt want can now be supplied. The sections can readily be changed into step-ladders for gathering fruit, and for various purposes. We understand the Company have purchas- ed a site in Morrisonville, where a head centre will be established for manufactur- ing. It is stated that our Board of Village Trustees have the matter of purchasing ' supply for fire protection purposes r consideration. It looks as thougl it would go into general use. PERSONAL ?1E\TION. —B. G. Haynes, of Rutland, is visitin, Plattsburgh. —Emerson I. Lord, of Champlain, hai been appointed district deputy Gram Master for this Masonic district. —W. Lansing, editor of the Republican, at Keeseville, has attended church i Plattsburgh during the past two Sundays, —The Rev. B. B. Loomis, o: Mrs. Loomis and Miss Minnie have gone to Ocean Grove for a three weeks' sojourn. —Mrs. John H. Willard, who for thirt; years was associated with her late husbanc as principal of the Troy Female Seminary, died in that city on Tuesday. She came into the position, while still a young lady, as the immediate successor of Mrs. Emma Willard. —James Allen Nichols, of Pittsburgh formerly a student at the medical depart ment of the University of Vermont, later of Long Island College Hospital, graduated at the latter institution as one the \honor men,\ on Tuesday, the 19th inst., and is now a full-fledged M. D. In the organization of the graduating class, he holds the office of Vice-President. —Thos. B. Nichols, who returned to this country in February last on account of ill health incurred while filling his duties Professor in the Military School at Bogota, U. S. of Colombia, S. A., and who with his wife has been spending the spring in All gheny, Pa., came to town on the 22d inst. and will spend the summer with his par- ents, at No. 6 Oak street. Mr. Nichols, though far from being a well man yet, hai made constant improvement since his r< turn, and his physicians are quite sanguim that he will, after a while, find his form good health restored. Commencement Boat Ride^ Remember the Commencement boat rid< this evening. The steamer leaves at 7 P M., and touches again at 9. The price tickets for ladies without an escort has been reduced to 50 cents. Tickets on sal at Warren's and Smith's book stores, c may be purchased of the committee, Pro: Holden, Messrs. Parmerter, Boswort] and Platt. END OF TH E SCHOOL YEAR., The High School Commencement. To-day closes the year in all departments ! our public schools. The graduating class of the High School, lumbering nine, is the largest in our chool record, and is as follows : Academic Course— Kate Julia Saxe. Latin Academic Course —Carrie Maria ihappel, Candace Eveleen Hathaway, El- sn Augusta Hewitt, Emogene Martin, Isabella Frances Palmer, William George iJosworth, Frank Wyman Parmerter, Henry ttuseell Platt. Classical Course— William George Bos- wth, Henry Russell Platt. As usual Academy Hall was crowded last evening to witness the graduating exerci The stage, occupied by the School Board and other citizens, was profusely decorated with flowers and evergreens, and over the tnt was the Latin motto ' 'Per Aspera ad Astra,\ \Through Trials to Success,\ also in English and in Greek. During the early part of the exercises, a ittle surprise was occasioned by the enter- tce of Prof. Atwood, Principal of the'Rut- ad High Sehool, and Prof. Landon, Prin- cipal of the Burlington High School, who were invited upon the stage. The programme of exercises, printed by Cuttle & Co., chiefly at the expense of the •aduating class, was issued in a miniature t>ook, with card and tassel, and was very aeat. The following was the order of exercises : INSTRUMENTAL DUET. Koenings Hussaren Raphael Leonard Misses N. A. Dow and M. P. Fuller. PRAYER. Ssay Gold, a Civlllzer C. Eveleen Hathaway. tesay The Elements of Success Isabella P. Palmer. >ratlon The Power of Eloquence Frank W. Parmerter. PIANO SOLO. >me. Nocturne J. Leybach, Op. 52 Miss Grace Beckwith. E&say Music in Poetry Ellen A. Hewitt. 3ssay Life's Battle Fields Carrie M. CnappeL (ration Medlo Tutissimus H. Russell Platt. VOCAL SOLO. >leep My Love, Sleep Sullivan Miss M. Dimon HartwelL Essay : National Songs Kate J. Saxe. Ssay Climb, but the Heights are Cold Emogene Martin. (ration Iron Is King William G. Bosworth. INSTRUMENTAL DUET. Jngarlsh... Mis Mr. Bosworth was assigned the first •lace of honor, and Miss Hathaway the second. Each lady or gentleman, on retiring from ;he stage, was warmly applauded, and was presented with a profusion of bouquets. A want of space and time absolutely pro- hibits any attempt to review the very suc- cessful efforts of the graduating cli showing much originality, careful study and thorough training. Before the presentation of the regular diplomas by the President of the Board, Superintendent Holden presented Regents 1 Certificates and diplomas as follows: Intermediate —Grace Weston Barker, Candace Eveleen Hathaway, Emogene Mar- tin, Emogene May White, Frank Wyman Parmerter, Henry Russell Platt. Academic— Candace Eveleen Hathaway Emogene Martin, Frank Wyman Parmer- ter, Henry Russell Flatt. College Entrance— Henry Russell Platt. The nature and importance of these cer- tificates and diplomas issued by Regents of the University of the State of New York was clearly explained by the Superintend- ent. They showed a degree of scholarship in our school which places it in the front rank among similar schools of the State, A certain portion of our public schoo! money drawn from the State is based oi these certificates, which in this instance will draw nearly one hundred dollars. Hon. William P. Mooers, President o; the Board of Education, then presentei the diplomas to the interesting class o: graduates. The President of the Board then intro- duced Rev. W. C. McAllester, who address- ed the class in a very happy strain, causing a degree of merriment not frequent on such occasions. He did not weary the class with lengthy advice, but in a few words very clearly defined the distinction between genuine and spurious or unreal success ii Malogue—\The Hours,\ By twelve little gL- tecltatton—\The Roll Call,\ Patrick Tlerney. {ecitation—\The Bird,\ Rachel Flora Stern, •ialogue—\The Children's Story,\ six girls and boys. ong—\Simon and Ruth,'' Lester Dupeau, Maud Stave, tecitatlon—\The Tardy School-Hoy,-' Peter Joseph Gibson. Recitation—\What the Circus Did,\ Georgiana L. Farrington. tecitatlon—\Grand Father's Chair,\ Ada H. Hoag. Recitation—\When I'm a Man,\ Thomas F. Wal- ton. Song—\Forgive and Forget,\ By the girls, 26. Declamation—\Temperance Charles Prentice, recitation—\The Rose and the Wail,\ Carrie L. Rockwell, recitation— \Letting the Old Cat Die,\ Ida May Recitation—\Auction Extraordinary,'' Alice Knight, tecitatlon—\Somebody's Darling,\ Bessie Irena 3uet—\I Am Waiting, Essie Dear,\ The Misses Rockwell. Recitation—\You can't Come in Sir,\ Ettie May Ferris. Recitation—\Poor Little Jim,\ Joanna callanan. Presentation of \Honor Roll\ certificates. Song—\Old Dog Tray,\ By the School. Recitation—\what do the Pansles Think,\ Mary Griffin. Recitation—\One by One,\Leila Maud Marceau. Recitation—\Somebody's Mother,\ Miinnie Bell Merrltt. 3uet—\Oh Come While the Daylight is Gleam- ing,\ Misses Rockwell. >eclamatlon—\Our Public Schools,\ Lucy Bulley. Recitation— \The Water that has Passed,\ Corne- lia Mary NoeL Reclamation—\The West.\ Wm. Henry Garlick. Recitation—\Pretty Polly Pansy,\ Minnie A. Smith. long—\America Graduating Class. Maledictory—Winifred J. Farrington. address to the Class—By the Principal. Hamilto n Street Primar y School FRIDAY, AT 2 P. M. Recitation—\The Blue and the Grey,\ Frank E>utrau. Recitation—\A Dear Little Goose,\ Bertha Gale. Recitation—\Twenty Little Froggies,\ Ralph Klnney. Recitatation—\Nobody's Dog,\ James Rogers. Recitation—\Chicken Little's Duty,\ George frey. Recitation—\Someday Rebecca Sullivan. Song—\The Little Busy Bee.\ Recitation—\Dame Toad,\ Eddie Fitzpatrlck. Recitation—\Seven Little Pussy Cats,\ Edith Crombly. Recitation—\The Woodman's Daughter,\ Maud Ion—\One of his Names,\ Leon Wheeler. Recitation—\Carlo Jane and Me,\ Fvances Waters. Exercise Song—\Roll your Hands.\ Recitation—\Ino and Uno,\ Charley Grey. French Recitation—\The Last Day of School,\ Lucy Stay. Recitation—\Georgie George Rogers. Recltation-\The Lazy Farm Boy,\ Wallace Ittle. Recitation—\Butterfliesj\ Stella Wilkinson. Recitation—\Mother's Hired Man,\ Freddy life. ^The exercises were closed with benedic- tion by Rev. C. F. Burdick, the opening prayer having been made by Rev. Josep] Gamble. Grammar School, The closing exercises of the Grammar School will take place at Academy Hall this afternoon, commencing at half past two o'clock. The following is the programme: Song—Miss Frances Ross. Declamation—\The Mina Is the Glory of Man, 1 J. Frank Nasn. Essay—\Architecture Henry Beckwith. Declamation—\Education H. Arthur Bond. Recitation—\The Organ Builder,\ Anna Marsh. Music—Messrs. Trombly, Beckwith and Fuller. Declamation—\Life's Battles,\ Wm. H. Ran- dalL £S£ :oss Reading—\Left Alone at Eighty/' Mary Butler, Declamation—\The Power of Influence,\ A. Fred Williams. Song—Miss Maggie Brenan. Declamation—\Our Nation's Future,\ Chas. W Lansing. Recitation—\The Lost Heir,\ Maggie Thomu_ Essay—\The characteristics of the Human Race,\ Edward Howard. Declamation—\Chas. Sumner,\ G. Vasa Ed wards. Essay—\The Ties that Bind Us,\ Mary Colons. Recitation—\The Angels of Beuna Vista,\ Mag- gie Brenan. Declamation—\Spartacus to the Gladiators, : S. viias Beckwith. \Class Prophecy,\ Frances Ross. Music—Miss Burdick and Mr. Trombly. Essay—\The Battle of Waterloo,\ Forrie Cox. Presentation of Honor Roll certificates. Presentation of certificates of promotion. Class Song. Oak Street School* The following is the programme of cloi ing exercises, beginning at half-past nin< o'clock this morning: SONG. Welcome Once a Year—By the School, \Salutatory\—Bessie Stern. Recitation—\Miltladea Peterkin Paul, \Herbert Dialogue^-\ A Sweet Revenge,\ Four little boys. Recitation—Lottie Baker. Recitation—\Do Your Best,\ Frank Rugar. Recitation—\A Country School Scene,\ Walworth. A Faithful Servant's Reward! Probably Plattsburgh never had a more ithful public servant than George W. ioper, Overseer of the Poor. June 8th we ok occasion to lay before our readers of the figures showing the great re- luctioji in poor expenses that bad been irought about through his instrumentality, co-operation with, trie Board of Alms, ,ving our tax payers an average of from o to three thousand dollars a year. In- ismuch as he had held the office but one rear, barely time enough to get familiar itb. its duties, we suggested that he ought course to be reappointed, and had po oubt but that he would be. As evidence that we spoke the sentiment if those best qualified to judge, we cite the act that the Plattsburgh Board of Alms, >rganized and appointed expressly to pro- ;ect the interest of our tax payers, and jomposed of C. E. M. Edwards, B. Mc- Leever, and Benjamin Bradford, weia inanimously in favor of his re-appoint- lent. Without solicitation from Mr. oper, they volunterily drew tip a petition, id all signed it, regardless of politics, ask- ig the Board to re-appoint him. This petition was placed in the hands of one of the Town Board. On Monday the Town Board met, and as recognition for Mr. Soper's faithfulness and fidelity to his public trust, and in view of public sentiment, and as an exhibition of their great respect for the oard of Alms, they elected William J. arlisle as Overseer of the Poor! Understand, we have not a word to say against the appointment of Mr. Carlisle. We have always eBteemed him as a good Republican, a personal friend, and a horoughly honest man. But we merely refer to Mr. Soper's experience to show IOW Plattsburgh rewards her servants, and fhat Mr. Carlisle may reasonably expect if he attends exclusively to business! Geography Song. Recitation—\The L Rii\Wh RecitationThe Long seam,\ Alice Raby. Recitation—\What a Little Girl can Do,\ Mabel Meserve. Recitation—\The Four Sunbeams,\ Minnie Sul- livan. Recitation—\Lily's Ball,\ Lillle Trombly. Recitation—\Five Fives,\ Agnes Waters, Eda Marcell, Myra Parow, Nellie Trudo, S. K. Bagley. Marching song. Presentation of Honor Roll certificates. Elizabeth Street Primary School, The following is the programme of exer- ciser to commence at 2 o'clock this after- noon: __mie's Answer Josle Sherwood. Summer Woods... Frank Bromley. The Wolves. Hattie Lamoy. Little Indians Walter Green. The Little Yankee Willie Bushey. Going to Law Annie Phlfer. The Planting of the Apple Tree. Maggie Flanagan. Daylight and Moonlight Mary Prlndle. Arrow and Song. Maggie Decora. John a. Crow. John H. Montville. Ant Hills. Lucy Gebo. Firstlings of Spring. Amy Thomas Never Begin .Ellen Vodra. The Village Blacksmith Morris Lunt. Frogs at school John Labombard. Where there's a Will there'sa Way. .Emma Beau- lieu. Bird's Experience Mary Montville. Why Some Birds Hop Joseph Beauharnals. What My Brother Thinks Lena Prindle. Something Left Undone Nellie Richards. The Giraffe Allie Montville. The Bridge. Lizzie McGuira somebody's Mother Phelinda Premore. The Little Commodore Conant Norton. The Dead Limb Gertie Ellenwood. The Pig and the Hen Harry Thomas. The Queen's Gift Eddie Shepherd. Mamma's Surprise Maggie Stiltzer. The King's Daughters .Myra Mastick, Maud Ellenwood, Emma Tracy. Our School Sadie Cllugman, Maggie De- cora, Lena Labombard. Presentation of Roll of Honor Certificates. The closing exercises of Miss Augustine's Kindergarten School will be held at Acad- emy Hall next Tuesday evening, July 3d, commencing at 7:30 o'clock. An admis- sion will be charged of 25 cents, reserved kts 35 cents. Tickets for sale at War- ran's book store. The following is the programme: Song by School—Vacation Calls. Salutatory—Master Chas. smith. At Breakfast-Miss M. Bromley. Little Mousie—Master Graham Bromley. Soio—Won't you tell me why, Robin? Miss [aria Ross. Dialogue—Pussie Willows, Misses Barber an* I Grant. A Little Boy's Speech—Master Aaron Sehiff. The Bells of Glasgow—Miss Myra Moore. Solo-Little Mischief, Miss Ethel Spear. Jack in the Box—Master Zepy Platt. Babies and Stars—Master Ralph McAllester. Little TMngs—Miss Mary Williams. Kindergarten Motion Song—By the little People. A Grown up Clock—Master Harry Baker. The Dead Doll-Miss Millie Fee. Two Jackdaws—Master Theo. Cady. Solo-On the Mountain Airy Summit, Miss Bes- sie Fuller. Wtoat Not to Do—Master Ted Miller. Dialogue—A Boy and a Girl, Master W. Larkin and Miss E. Spear. I Can and I Can't—Master Charles Edwards. Solo—Among the Barley, Master Willie Hem. What wouKUlttle Roses Do ?—Miss Gussie Kel Composition on the Cow—Master Roy Guibon Recitation—Master John corbin. Solo—Search for the Fairy Queen—Miss Etti Grant. Marching and Calesthenlcs. Drummer Boy—Master Maurice velsey. Dialogue-little Flowers, Misses Bal Peck, McDonald, Gllmore, Stafford. Ben's Straw Hat-Miss Lillian McAllester. Solo—Little Lottie's Prayer—Miss Mildred Fee. The Nation's Presidents—Master Fred Guibord. Playing Grandmother—Miss Fairy Ross. You Can't Come In, Sir—Master Ralph Signo; Kindergarten Motion Song—By School. Song—Soldier Boy, Master M. Velsey. Somebody's Mother—Master C. L. Barnard. The Rainy Day—Miss Gertie Myers. Jamie in the Garten—Master Jamie Hagerty. Solo—The Fairy, Miss Margreta Bromley. Piano Solo—Little Sonnata, Beethoven; Mlsi Gertie Myers. Repetition of the May Festival. May Queen—Miss Bessie Fuller. Maids of Honor—Misses Margreta Bromle; Ethel Spear, Annie Gllmore. Pages—Masters James Hageity, Roy Gulborc] FRONTIER ASSOCIATION. The summer meeting of the Frontier A; sociation was held in Rouses Point, begin- ing on Tuesday, June 19th, and closing or Thursday. It included six services h Christ Church, with sermons by Re' Messrs. Woodbridge, Savage, Toy anc Bragdon, and three celebrations of th< Holy Communion, besides several pri vate conferences of the clergy. At one o these a resolution was adopted of sympathy for Rev. H. M. Smyth, who is absent from his church in Plattsburgh on account of ill health. Another resolution expressed the sincere regret of the brethren in parf ing from Rev; C. A. Bragdon, (who leaves Ausable Forks .July 2nd, to become assis- tant minister of St. James Church, Buffalo,; and assuring him of their best wishes fo] his success in his new field of labor. . At this meeting Rev. Pnmeas Duryea (in charge of the church of the Good Shep- herd, Elizabethtown,) was promoted. Will Carleton. We think everybody who listened to the poem-lecture',' Wednesday evening at Lcademy Hall by Will Carleton, was de- ighted, not only with the intellectual sub- stance of the lecture, studded all over with pearls of thought given in words of melody, but also with the naturalness, grace and impressive manner in which it was render- ed. It glinted with humor, and moved all hearts with its exquisite pathos. Will Carleton touches the foibles of human na- ture so tenderly and skillfully that he never hurts. He chisels out the angel with the Btroke of an Angelo—albeit, it is hearts he works in, and not a block of marble. The name of Will Carleton will be more than sver a household word among us. The entertainment \better bettered ex- pectation than you can expect us to tell w koto.\ The instrumental duet by our popular music teachers, Messrs. Chas. F. and Geo. H. Hudson, added to the interest of the occasion, and the vocal solos as given by the sweet voices of the young ladies, Miss Maggie Hartwell, MisB Hattie Darling and Miss Jennie Mead, gave added pleasure to the select audience who listened with marked attention and approval. Altogether the entertainment was a decided success. The Drowning of Eusebe Pecott* Eusebe Pecott, a shoe maker of Platts- burgh, about thirty-seven years of age, was drowned in the bay at the mouth of the Saranac river last Monday evening, and his body was recovered by Mr. James Cuddy on Tuesday noon. At the inquest it appears that he was on spree Saturday, but on Sunday was sober and attended a pic-nic. Monday he was again under the influence of liquor, more or less all day, and at 7 in the evening told his wife he was going out on the lake to cool off. He took a row boat and pushed out about 40 rods from the Ketchum dock, took off bis clothes and plunged in, the boat gliding away from him some distance. He swam toward the boat a hundred feet^ and then went down. He was a goodr swimmer, but we are told was subject to cramps, and it is supposed this was the im- mediate cause of his drowning. The jury rendered a verdict of accidental drowning, . He leaves a wife and several small children. Birth-Day Party, It is not often that we make public men- tion of birthday festivities; but the one which occurred on the 23d inst. at the res- idence of Mr. George Keet, of Schuyles Falls, in honor of his daughter Beriha'fi twenty-first birthday, was BO enjoyable that it deserves more than a passing word. - It was really a lawn birthday festivnl* the' grounds about the house being brightenG<f and beautified by numerous Chinese lan- terns, and made inviting and comfortable by hammocks and^ other devices. About forty young people participated in the fes- tivities. The young gentlemen presented Miss Bertha with a valuable gold nec£^ chain and locket, and her young lady friends gave her a beautiful gold ring in token of their regard and as souvenirs of the happy occasion. Altogether it was a glad day for the young people. The Plattaburffh Carriage Mart. There is no good reason why the east shore of Lake Champlain should not have a great carriage market, where people from far and near can make their own selection from a large assortment of the latest styles of Carriages, Phaetons, Wagons, open and top Buggies, <fec. Such facilities are now afforded at Plattsburgh by well known citizens, Mr. C. H. Ransom and Mr. John Dolan, already extensively engaged in the carriage trade. Their double column illus- trated advertisement will be found in our paper this week, from whioh a general idea can be gathered of their trade. People in want of carriages or wagons would do well to visit Platteburgh and examine their stock for themselves.

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