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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 1903. HOD8KIN STREET. ROLLS OF WALL - Make ycrtir selections from this Large Stock. , MEASURE YOUR ROOMS and get a Bargain in Kemants ! DEZELL'S BOOK STORE OPTICIAN E. L. WHEELER ft Graduate from New York, WILL BE AT Edwards. Thomas House April 21 Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Inn,..April 22 Hermon, Hermon House, April 23 Canton, American House, April 24 and 25 and every SIX weeks during the year. Come and have your ayes correctly fitted *' ;lasses. Examination free. WORK GUARANTEED. WM, F\ CLARK, ainter & Paper Hanger. Old Country Trade. CANTON, NEW YORK. Come and get fresh candy—Huyler's, Simons' and Alisms and home-made. Kip guarantees all watch repairing one year, no run, no pay. 40-ly Come to the Butterfly Booth for fancy and useful articles, in the Drury Block. , The lobby of the postbmce has been much improved by \running a wainscot around the wall. Street Commissioner C. E. Broeftie is buckling into his new job in a way that seems commendable. Sunday evening preaching services at the churches begin at 7:30; young people's meetings at Cy.M. Millinery Opening at Mrs. Kilboum's commencing Tuesday April 7th and con- tinuing all week. Leave your orders for coal and wood with Alvin M, Aldrich or telephone to my house. 44tf B. H. ROGERS. Buffet lunch will be served and a food table will be among the attractions at Easter Sale. Drury Block. For Sale or to Rent—Farm of 156 acres in town of Russell, has pasturage for 20 €. Lo, ton Sunday. 46-tf. M. 1). PACKARD. Don't forget to visit the Japanese booth and bring away a cup and saucer as a souvenir. Drury Block. Have you an old typewriter that you would like to exchange for a new machine'? If you have call and see our new Welling- ton. Be sure and see the artistic display of silk flowers and bows for hair and cor- sage at Easter sale. Drury Block. The next Teacher's Examinations for St. Lawrence County will be held April 9-10, 1903 at Morristown, Gouverneur, Madrid, Colton. and Brasher Falls. 6 J. R. Sturtevant, M. D., diseases of the eye and perscribing of glasses, American House, Canton, first Thursday each month. Next date April 2d. WANTED a competent girl accustomed to cookinar and to do part of the general house work, .this office. Wages |3.00. Apply at 48-tf. DR. POWELL, 36-ly CANTON, N. Y. Administers Gas for painless Extraetiou of teeth. DENTIST 1 Railroad Time Table. GOING EAST. GOING WB8T. 11:00 A. M. , 7:28 A. M. 1:57 P. M. 6:17 P. M. 10:50 P.M. SUNDAY 11:58 A. M. 4:01 P. M. 6:36 P. M. BUSINESS NOTICES. l*d\S.— Canton : M ONEY TO Association, secretary. Apply to ('. J. Perkins, horsemen, located near Fair Grounds. 21-tf. JOSEPH F. BROWN. \ClOR SALE—House and barn and one acre of •F land on Whitney Street. 21-tf. JOSEPH F. BROWN. R SALE—Houw 21-tf and lot .on Buck Street. JOSEPH F. BROWN. H OTELS—We will meet any and all prices for hotel printing given out by city office*. Bet- ter stock and work at a reasonable advance Call or send for samples. C UTS—We have found the enffravfnp: house that does A No. 1 work and at the same time «aka only poverty prices. 1 col. cuts^rom photo only 91 and postage. Send for samples. M B H. KOULSTONX spring Hats are ly arriving from her New York City here she hat* been trimming for the last few weeks, A cordial invitation Is extended to all, commencing April 'Jd. Parlors over Pierue'8 Drug Store. •* dn.il. milliner, GOOD Agents Wanted, who are capable of writing business for prominent Life Insurance Company, issuing attractive form of policy with new original features, (looil terms to energetic trties.n Address \Renewals Post Office Box New York City. 4»-4t pa 315, The Syracuse Sunday Herald's tiaster number wilLbe issued on April 5th, 1008. It will be artistic and entertaining. It will be the largest Easter number ever issued in Northern and Central N. Y. Announce- ment of leading features will be made later. Arrange early with your newsboy or dealer to deliver yon a paper. 44 Pages only 5c. 50-8t. On Tuesday, 8rd the New York-Centra) handled a total of 25,982 cars. Thin exceeded by 500 the maximum number of care ever moved in one day. This record, however, was again broken on Tuesday, 10th. For the twenty-four hours ending 11.50 P. M. on thin date the New Central moved 10,005 loaded cars and i>,480 empties, a total of 20,085, which is the largest number of cars over handled in one day on this line. On the same date the Lake Shore Railway handled 10,915 loaded cars and 8.31ft empties, a total movement of 14,231 cars; or a total on both lines of 40,310 ear*. This exceed* all previous records in the handling ol care on these lines. Among recent bus iness change! is the •ale of the E. E. Stevens interests in the Stevens book store to his son Bing 8 who will conduct the store hereafter. Mr. Stevens has also sold his house to lira. Stevens. The store change is made by Mr. Stevens with the object in view of giving all his time and attention to the quarries the coming season It is not Improbable that a stock compay will be formed and the output of the quarries much increased. Brandt,'Pa. last week by the illness of writing expert. her daughter-in-law, Mrs. E.R. Barrows. That pride and property make some New York next week to select dry goods and millnery for the Whitmarsh Cash ' Store. I Thatt theree iss a lott off roomm forr improve- —The graduating exercises of the class ment in the top of men you and I know, of 1903, Union college, will be held at That there are two classes of people in Odd Fellows' Hall, Albany, this evening., tne world—the caught and the untaught. Among the names of the graduates ap- j That Canton has a \life saving crew\ pears that of Harold Sanford Barnes of tha t don't Car(y)e a thing the chances Canton. That Mr. Barnes held his own I i t takes. \Strength and vigor come of good food, duly digested. 'Force', a ready-to-serve wheat and barley food, adds no burden, but sustains, nourishes, invigorates.\ . 51-tf. Remember the Concert given by the choral society on Wednesday evening of this week and second the effort being made to resurrect music in town by. at- tending. The St. Lawrence County Board of Trade will hold its first meeting for the season in the Board of Trade rooms at Canton, N. Y , on Saturday April 4,1903, at 2:30 p. m. A. T. Martyn, Secy. Among the property changes made during the past week on the Old Dekalb road were the sale of the farm of Charles Stacey to Williams Brow, of this village, and the sale of the E. S. Balcome farm to Mr. Stacey. During the past week the embryo poker rooms and brothels that were being cod- dled in this village were broken up. There may have been a time when this kind of thing was allowed in this village but — that is another story. ''Charity begins at home\ and the people of Canton are asked to treat their own choral society as well as they treated the (louverneur Light Opera jCompany. and fill the opera house next Wednesday evening for tne concert. Adirondack come from the French 'la\ and two Indian words, \doran people who eat bark\ and \dak \trees.\ The term was given in contempt to tribes of Indians who lived far inland and were 'ather unskilled iu war and hunting. FOR SALK:—Dezell farm, consisting of about 200 acres. One mile from village of Waddington. Good soil, well, watered, modern farm buildings. Stock sold with farm if desired. Terms cash or part cash and mortgage. Call or address, 40tf JOSEPH F. BROWN, Canton, N. Y. Saturday while a gang of prisoners were working on the ball diamond at college campus, in charge of a couple of students, Ernest Wilcox, one of the number, took leg bail and \they haven't seen him since. If he will only stay away it will be a relief to the authorities as he has been a nuisance in the com- munity for several years back. A Madrid man blew into town Sunday and made several attempts to sell ahorse and wagon he had in his possession. Fortunately for him he didn't succeed in doing it for that evening he was inter- cepted by an officer bearing information that a chattel mortgage lay against the animal. He gave up tne goods and was allowed to go. Charles R. Cook met with an unfortun- ate aeident Saturday morning while working on the new boiler at the con- densary, which he was placing in posi- tion. He slipped and fell on his right side breaking the right pelvic bone and one rib. He was taken to his Pine Street home and Dr. F. F. Williams reduced the frac- tures. Mr. Cook is doing as well as one could wish and it is hoped that his re- covery will be speedy. Invitations are out announcing the approaching marriage of Charles Elgin Runions, one of the hustling Runions photo men of Canton, and Eva Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dele van Chase, of Theresa, N. Y. The ceremony will be performed at the home of the bride, Tuesday afternoon, April 7th. The couple will be at home at (Jouverneur. N. Y., alter may luth. FOR'SALK,—Second hand Remington typewriter, in excellent condition. Will be sold at a bargain. Call at this office. Also a No. 4 Williams. The Williams \H one of the standard machines, has all tht latest improvements, visible writing, and has what all machines must coine to, a nnd inker — the rilibon being discarded. The inking device is not similar to that of the Blinkensderfer and other cheap machines. As the date of the New York Central's annual Washington Excursion, leaving Northern New York April 7th, is about two weeks later than usual, fine weather is assured all who make this trip. The Capital City of the United States with its many recent improvements in more attractive than ever, while Philadelphia and New York (where stop-overs are granted if deaired on the return trip) are always most interesting cities. Round trip rate is only 610.00. Return limit 10 days. Special fast train without change of cars through to Washington. Ask New York Central agents for further information. For the first time this season Co. E. lost a basket ball game on the local court last Friday. The victors were the St. Lawrence University five, and the game a \strenuous\ one from start to finish. Co. E. had all kind* of hard luck in shoot- ing baskets, time and again the ball would roll around the rim of the basket and fall to the floor, and with anything like luck to aid them would have landed a winner. The St. Lawrence boys played a great game and are entitled to the credit of a fairly won victory, their con- duct on the floor being a marked contrast to the \rough house\ work of the All- St. Lawrence team.—Malone Palladium. We congratulate the \Palladium\ on its write up of the game in which it shows so much fairness and true sportsmanship. TKe several other Malone papers never mentioned the game at all where in some of the games wh«re Co. E. have won they have been exceedingly profuse in their descriptions. The game was a good fair game to watch, but S. L. U. almost immediately went into the lead and easily kept it. There was nothing \strenuous\ about it, and as stated there was little or no \rough house\ work, nor was there any cause for such. There was not a single minute of as \fast\ ball as in every min- ute of the Syracuse—S. L. U. game. One of the commendable features of the game was the improved behavior of the spect- ators over that of a year ago. There was very little-of that hissing, howling, cat calling of which Malone has become famous throughout the game, while last year it was thoroughly disgusting. After the game an informal dance was held which several members of the team at- tended but after \holding up\ the east end of the hall for an hour or more they withdrew and went to their hotel. While there frequent remarks were made by the young men about what fine dancers there were m the town especially among the young ladies with whom they did not — G. Lohr, of Gouverneur, was Sn Can- that « r i Kn&ve of C&ittwienQe\ begins tat A K in this issue. -School Commissioner McDonald, of Canton homw a hell. Franklin county, is in wwnto-day in the Thattta;lerfyo«.know a some men the Tha ther i a lo o roo fo improve nt in the top of men yu d I k in the class appears from the list of class officers—Mr. Barnes was class president ,nd a member of the executive committee. NOT \STRENUOUS' get an opportunity vere no hard to dance. However feelings retained over it, for they readily perceived that were they given a chance to participate, the high standing of the town's social af- fairs might be jeopardized. THE SPHINX. Everyone enjoyed the production of the Sphinx. The'musical talent of that good, live St. Lawrence county town Gouverneur, presented at the opera house %t Canton Friday evening of last week, in a most delightful manner the comic opera \The Sphinx, or a Crisis in Egypt.\ The opera was under the management and,leadership of Charles M. Tait. The cast consisted of an unusually strong, well balanced chorus of twenty-five voices with eight very good soloists. The music was bright and catchy. The dan- ces and drills were apt and pleasing and in ev,evy sense it was one of the best amateur affairs ever presented to a Can- ton audience. Mr. Geo. L. Tait as an all around hobo was all right and his jokes and take-offs were very funny. Mr. Chas. M. Tait as Papyrus. P. H. D.. a young Chicago swell on a trip around the world was fine. His wooing of Hathor, the soul of the Sphinx, whose character was beautifully portrayed by Miu Jennie-Phelps Corby, was very amusing and decidedly unique in the way of love-making. Mrs. Corby's acting and singing was also enjoyed by the audience. Miss Adelaide Bouck in her portrayal of Amasis showed splendid talent in both her singing and acting, as did also Miss Jessie I>ee as Barmeda. The star of the company in the vocal music line was Miss Jean Bignall, who assumed the character of Shafre, the leader of the school girls. Her solos were exceedingly well rendered. Daphne, aa taken by Miss Ruth Henderson and Miss Vaughn Goodnough as Pteechia,the pre- ceptress of the seminary were each su- perb in their respective parts. W.R. Connor as Neferkira, O. W. Hes- selgrave as Erosthenes, Forest Brown as Dioconious, delighted the audience in their various songs, which were good. Will King and Elisha Cameron did a little act at Sheldon Falls, Grasse River, last week, while on the drive, that would be jacks and aces to most of Ringling Bros, ring performers. The two were at the head of the falls at work on the slippery forest giants that were a little refractory in agreeing to get out of the eddies. Without warning the logs they were on made a rush for the falls and over they went with their human freight. They struck below without injury, to be confronted by a jam of logs. They couldn't go over it HO with the surging undertow they went under it to come out far below in the open, where they succeeded in getting out without injury. A local wag on bearing this story, face- tiously inquired whether they \got wet.\ Attention is called to Section 6, Chapter 1, of the ordinances of the villageillage off Can-- That the practical results of laziness and inability to work are a toss up— they're \sixes.\ That it's human nature for us to believe that reform should begin with the chap across the road. That the street corner fiend in Canton is liable to have to die a violent death before the year is out. That the man who wants the whole community to know all he knows never knows any too much. That if most people -would burn their own smoke, this world would be nearer that Paradise you and I read about. That Hplarnm is the Greek for the name of a certain well known Canton man. Translate and call this an April fool joke. That give some men an inch of the highway and they immediately assume that they are entitled to the entire road and forthwith take it. That the youth who succeeds in sling- ing a dollar's worth of style on a ten cent capital may be classed uuder the caption \dead beat.\ That a certain Canton celebrity has become so impoverished that he has to forage his chicken feed from the railway cars that stop near his door. HAWAII, THE PEARL OF THE PACIFIC- The last lecture in the course for the benefit of the football management will be given at the Opera House Friday evening, April 8, by Mr. John H. Corwin, New York City. This lecture is as g^od as those delivered by Mr. Skinner and Mr. Black. The subject is Hawaii, and as Mr. Corwin resided in Honolulu for seven years he is particularly qualified to present the subject. The illustrations are numerous and the best obtainable. Mr. Corwin is one of New York's suc- cessful lawyers and has a well deserved reputation as a lecturer. He will be re- membered as the father of Howard Corwin, formely of the class of 1905. Tickets at Conkey's. Admission 25c. An interesting habeas corpus case came up before Judge Hale last Friday. The application wus made by Charles Mc- Mahon. through his attorney, G. W. Hurlbut, to obtain his discharge from the county jail, where he was held upon a body execution issued upon a judgement obtained against him several months ago for watering his milk. McManus resides at Pyrites, and has a large family which has been a charge upon the town since his incarceration, involving much expense. The application was oppoeed by D. W. Mulligan of Ogdensburg. George H. Bowers appeared to represent the sheriff. It appears that McManus was confined in tne jail 18 days before procuring a bond which allowed him to go on the limits. He has been on the limits about four months and 24 days. The law requires that he shall serve six months on the limits, or three months in confine- ment. Mr. Hurlbnt contended that Mc- Manus had served an equivalent of six months on the limits, since the 18 days served in confinement should count for 86 days on the limits. The point is not clear. Judge Hale gave McManus the benefit of the doubt, and ordered his dis- charge from custody. The annual election of officers of Canton Branch No. 555 of the National Protec- tive Legion was held Friday evening March 27th. The officers elected for the ensuing year are as follows—:Past Presi- dent, Mrs. Clinton Risley; President, Fred McCartney; Vice President, A. E. Frank; Secretary, F. M. Wellington: Treasurer, Miss Sybel Tuttle; Chaplain, Mrs.Celestia Powell; Conductor, Mrs. A. Herrick; Inside Guard, Carrol Cook; Outside Sentinel, E. E. Gibbons; Trustees, Arthur V. Olin, Duane Tuttle, Ira Broeffle. The installation of the above officers will occur April 10th, and immediately after a dance will be held in Donihee & Baker's Hall, refreshments will be served. A large attendance of the members is desired. Secretary H. W. S. Knox, of The Patrons' Fire Relief Association, reports a wonderful* increase in the amount of property insured by the company during the past three months. Since January 1st, 1903 new insurance to the amount of $614,000 has been written, and the company has policies to-date covering property in the excess of $5,600,000. Compare this with the fact that during the first ten years of the existence of the company the policies issued by the com- pany were never at any one time in excess of $500,000. Low rates, prompt pay- ments of losses and cutting outall chance for fault-finding are beginning to have their effect. 1 Offer You — A FIRST — ton: \No o Can to rate upon t l door-step, bulkhead or stairway adjacent j to the sidewalk, or cast or throw thereon ' any fruit skins, peanut shells or other refuse, under a penalty of five dollars for each offense; and in addition to the penalty a violation of this ordinance shall constitute disorderly condnct and the person violating the same shall be a disorderly person./ If some of the hood- lums who congregate on street corners and make themselves public nuisances from early morning till late at night would clip the above out and preserve they might save trouble. ANNUAL WASHINGTON EXCURSION. Will run Tuesday, April 7th. $10 round trip 10 days return limit includ- ing Easter, if desired. Special trains. Liberal stop-over privileges. Watch papers for detailed announcement about March 15th. 46-tf. FOR $1.00 PER SACK FOR A LIMITED TIME. NO Trade I give your money back with every purchase. ABNER ALDRIGH. If You see it in Remington's «ad ft . You will see it in Remington's Store* Spring Tailoring! The New Woolens for Spring &re here. You are invited to tsome in and look them over. It may be early to order but it is not too soon to see the styles and know about them. Folks who know just what they want will find it here. Those who don't know come here because we know. The ranks swell rapidly of men who are custom tailored here. Artistic Mechanics cut the cloths and trained tailors make them. This is a strong combination to please the man who wants an ideal suit. Suits, Over Coats and Trousers made to your measure at popular prices. f 1> 2 CANTON NEW YORK. The Whitmarsh Cash Store \ OPENING SALE OF SHIRT WAISTS! 49c., 75c, 98c, $1.25, $1.95 and up. LACE CURTAIN SALE I 24 stylesof Curtains 49c to $6.75 per pair. Curtain Nets and Scrim 5c. to 25c. per yard. Window Shades, 10c. to 50c. each. Wall Papers, 5c. to 45c. per roll. Floor Oil Cloths 25c. to 50c. per yard. Mattings 12ic to 45c. per yard. Grass Mattings 38c. per yard. Rugs to match 50c, 90c, $1.86 New line of Draperies $1.95 to $13.00 Table Covers 89c. to $8.75 Window Poles Inc., 19c, 25c, etc. Extension Rods t....5c, 10c, 15c, 25c. Umbrellas ------ 39c. 49c, 75c, 95*. etc FRIDAY-Undersklrts Sale—FRIDAY ! On Friday, April 8d, We will sell at $1.25 a Black Mercerized Skirt, worth $1.50 and $1.75. There is no better Skirt on the market at the price of $1.25. We have a line of Skirts up to $4.50 each. . During the months of March, April and May we will take sub- scriptions to the Designer, published by the Standard Fashion Co., at 80c Get your order in during these months as the regu- lar price is $1.00 a year. H. S. WHITMARSH. 4<^ f. X)OO KXX )OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO \What ShaU the Harvest Be ?\ Is a query that means a good many things. When talking of Groceries, it may mean that the other fellow is going to reap a good rich harvest off you or you are going to reap a lot of good * bargains. Do yon want to Play the Part of The Reaper or the Reaped ? You will have no trouble in deciding that question, and when you decide call and get your Groceries at this store. Don't stop at groceries but get your Shoes and Rubbers, and step into the Meat Shop in connection with the stoi'e and get your Steaks and fine Roasts at prices that put the trust to flight. Our motto is : \•The Best of Eierything\ The Best Flour, the Best Teas, the Best Coffees, 1 the Best Canned Goods, the best of Everything in the Grocery line. Corner Main and Water Streets. CANTON > N. Y. •• •=• ; • ^# -^i..,^^^^ r

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