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Black River Democrat. (Lowville, N.Y.) 19??-1943, February 27, 1913, Image 4

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^-•&-- I . Spilth \M)'^' l*f>tftr*mfi'W'*#mlp ?X1PSlK*OE LSWIS (JOtKJTY, -^ •:? Issued Every Thursday by f WORM'UTH J3&QS.,. Publishers * ' Etaterad at the JPost Office at Low- LiWli&» N.'y,,-as'second qlass matter, S£ v *%Stta(>.?s.ot <of Congress of March 8, THURSDAY, FEB ; RY 27, 1913. .* • ..« , ..• Subscription Rates: ©n ; e Dollar per YeaV, Strictly in Ad- vance. Job 'Printing—Our Job Printing De- partment is one of the best equipped in this section and stands second to ~*ftone in quality of work or in reason- able prices. All orders are given prompt attention. Estimates furnish- i ed on work of all kinds. \V % COUNTY POLITICS. Any politician win be able to prove jilmost anything to suit his fancy 'from the figures reflecting the pres- ent political complexion of the coun- ty, which ar,e presented on another page/ • ••**!.,.;•?. If it%e assumed that the enrollment expresses a-fouecast of the next vote, that vote should • stand about as fol- lows: Democratic, 1866; Republican, 2251, Progressive, 1276; the latter fig- ures being taken from the Progres- sive vote for governor. This would seem to leave the county Republican by 242 votes. But just here comes in an element to which little attention has been paid, the vote which will not affiliate and which did not vote the Progres- sive ticket in the last election, the ultimate independent vote of the county. There are 353 of these voters and under the present conditions they have the final say in the elections of the county. At the last election they unanimously voted the Democratic ticket and there is no reason to think that in the future they will vote other- wise. It lies in their power to make the next board of supervisors almost solidly Democratic and with tickets made up of the best men to be found, the Democratic party may reasonably expect the continued support of this independent vote. Another point worth noting is that the Democrats increased their enroll- ment by 81 in the face of a hot Pro- gressive right, while the Republicans lost 489 voters from their enrollment. With an aggressive third party in the field, the prospects for continued Dem- ocratic supremacy are very bright. There are no indications of any in- T3rea^!u^§ittHiil® *ke ranks of the Bull Moojse H^HK 1 '' any considerable number, of ProgSHpes will return to the Republican folcfy Rather the drift is toward Democracy, both in the mat- ter of enrolled voters and in the atti- tude of the independent, vote. «i»#iMUi(Ji 0Uk<$$ myfp 0EMO1CR nSBflUAHY V, 1913. .I :'!«H&.FALLS' /Msp,\! io spending the wsel!; wittlher parents; at New Ber- lin. Mrs, Howard Shaver is entertaining Mr, .and Mrs t F. B. Webbs of Water- town. Alexander Hess }s for a few days the guest of Mrs. Ja y Satterley, his granddaughter, Mrs, Lydia Upright is slowly re- covering from an attack of the grip. Miss Marion Hess reopened her school in the Bush district Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Gould^went to Lowville last Friday evening to attend a dinner party given by Mrs. L. S. Miller. Mrs, Charles Bostwick and daugh- ter, Mary, recently spent a few days in Lowville. Miss Altsie Potter is in Watertown caring for her sister, Mrs. Wilson, who is ill. Miss Eva Campbell, a teach- ers in the high school here, has re- signed her position, muct to the re- gret of her many friends. She goes to Tivoli, where she will teach in a graded school. She has the best wish- es of all those who know her in this vicinity. Misses Bessie Reed and Elizabeth Hilligas spent Thursday in Lowville. Mrs. Sheldon visited her sister, Mrs. O'Connor, at Lowville, who is ill, last Thursday. Mrs. Lewis Northrup and daughter Theasel spent Thursday in Boonville. Mrs. Ida Kitts of Carthage, is vis- iting her sister-in-law, Mrs. N. Beck, of this place. H. J. Markham visited friends in Lowville last week. Mrs. Catherine Smith and family of Port Leyden spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Ryan. James Lyman spent Saturday and Sunday at his home in this village. Carl Kidder of Constableville, died Sunday morning at the Harris House, in this village. He came here Satur- day and was taken ill, going to the Harris House, where he soon became unconscious. Two physicians were called to attend him, but he died early Sunday morning without recovering consciousness. Apoplexy was the cause of his death. He was 2S years of age and leaves a wife and four small children. Mr. Kidder had been in ill health for two weeks but ap- parently was some better. He had come to Lyons Palls, to unload a car for John O'Shea, by whom he was employed at Constableville. He was a young man well known and well liked in his home town and the be- reaved wife has the sympathy of all. Emmett Gollegly of Ilion was in town last week. A large number from here enjoyed a straw ride to Turin last Wednes- evening, where they attended the dan- cing school taught by Prof. Lascher. Those who filled the sleigh were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Potter, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Northrup, Miss Helen Pair- child, Miss Grace Carvin, Miss Lena i Skinner, Florence Gaylord, Willard j Haftness, Glenn Northrup, Herman I Woolschlager and Clarence Norton. IAll report a pleasant time. TURIN MEXICAN AFFAIRS. The situation in Mexico is exasper- ating to every patriotic American. Committed by the Monroe doctrine to the preservation- of order on the two American continents, at least where foreign interests are threatened, we have to sit by and see our own and foreign investments in Mexico jeop- ardized, the lives o'f our citizens im- periled and the members of a consti- tutional government murdered in cold blood, by a people who hate us, and we are powerless to prevent these out- rages against civilization. The course adopted by the Presi- dent .of preparing for eventualities while not actually intervening is, of ' course, the wise course to persue. The -'. last thing the American people want is a Var with Mexico, but unless some leader arises strong enough to pre- serve order and protect life and prop- erty, the time will come when the United States will be forced to in- 7 tervene' with its army, in the interests ' of humanity, '- •W UP T(9 1\HE GRANGES. A little more activity on the part of the granges in- connection with the .Lewis County Farm Improvement As- sociation, organized to act a s a sort of official god-father to a Farm Bu- reau, would greatly facilitate the or- ganization, -of the latter. \'• r 9h^«lmatter is progressing but with more vim put into it the progress would be greatly accelerated. The granges, which have th e privilege of naming the directors of the Farm Im- provement Association have had time to make their selections, and some have done so, but others have not. It is a matter which ought to receive their immediate attention. WEST LEYDEN. The spelling contest between the 11 districts of the town of Lewis, was j held at West Leyden in the grange hall, Friday afternoon. The teachers with their pupils met at the village school ,-Wliere they were received by Miss Traxel and Miss Tine, after which they went in a body to the hall, where the contest took place. The large hall was crowded to its full capa- city by parents and friends of the children in the contest, and great in- terest and enthusiasm was shown in the event. Miss Edna Schmoker fa- vored the gathering with a fine vocal solo and responded to an encore, after which Prof. Grubel, of the Boonville Training Class, pronounced the words to the contestants in a very able and satisfactory manner. The contest was spirited and hard fought, lasting nearly two hours, and resulted in a draw between school districts No. 3, Raymond Beha, teacher, and No. 5, Elsie Grubel, teacher; No. 6, Ethel M. Trainor, teacher. Superintendent Trainor presented each of the winning schools with a championship banner to hold at their respective schools until the draw is broken in some fu- ture contest, and some school carries off the championship banner. Much credit is due the pupils, the teachers and the parents for the excellent showing made. The committee in charge consisted of the following teachers: Miss Mary E. Traxel 1, chair- man ; Miss Clara Tine, Miss Ethel M. Trainor, Miss Elsie M. Grubel, Miss Elsie M. Pohl, Miss Eloyse M. Marcy, Raymond Beha, Eugene Rotary, and Superintendent Winfield Trainor. . m&fl— HT The country correspondents have 1 gnttffe/dut the early candle light again. URROGATE'S COURT. Surrogate's, Court th e following gs Jias been transacted: Sterol Squire C. Ackerman, late ''ite'jtpjsni pt Diaiia. Last will and '$$& 'admitted t o probate and ,.-. ,» PT ^#j|i l admfaists'atioii with the will • 'hmim^mei % William L. Scon- i:^p$impt -.-Jerusha'D. Davenport, late , ' ol;^|^|jwa of Lowville. Becree of f.fsettleittent Of administrator's ft. feoterfed. . W of' Leonard 0. Davenport, late , ™„ tpwn df Uwfflle. Decree of l$mt settlement tot' administrator's \**>l£fcts entered. \ Notice of A Highway Meeting of Lewis County. The county highway meeting of town officers of Lewis county will be held at the court house, in the village of Lowville, on Wednesday, March 5. at 2 p. m. Section 47, subdivision 10, of the highway law provides that the town superintendents shall attend such meetings, and it is requested that all town officers attend. It is thought that a question box might add interest to the meeting. Therefore I would suggest that every- body, both ladies and gentlemen, who are interested in the highways of Lewis county, come and come prepar- ed to ask questions and discuss sub- jects of general or local interest. Dated at Croght_ N. Y., this 17th day of February, 1913. C. E. PUTMAN, County Supt. of Highways. Turin Wins Again. Another week has passed, and again the Blue Sox have come out on top. Saturday evening they were up against a bunch that called themselves the Remington Arms team. My, what a Port Leyden settlement there must be in Ilion. One face was familiar to all; that of \Sunny Jim\ Doud, who will be remembered as' playing on the Blue Sox last season. The Ilion team started in as if they thought that all tney had to do was to rough the locals a little and that they would have them climbing trees. Nay! Nay! Pauline! The fates did not have it written thus on the sands of life. The Blue Sox got started at once and went through that Ilion bunch just like the \Millionaire Kid\ through a bank ac- count. Honest, Hortense, there was nothing to it. Roberts and Smith led In the scoring with 10 points apiece. Smith made one the first half a' la 1 Toby Matthews. One of those shots made with a thumb and a little finger. Captain Manning, as usual—that's ail. Readers kindly look up account of last game, S points to his credit. The work of Stone and Hoskins in the back field was fine from start to fin- ish. Wrape starred for the visitors, The score when \Doc\ called time was Blue Sox, 30; Ilion, 17. Friends in this village were shocked and grieved in hearing of the sudden death of Carl Kidder oi Constable- ville, which occurred at Lyons Falls, last Sunday morning. Mr. Kidder was' born Feb. 28, 885, and was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. LaFay- ette Kidder, of this place and had spent all his life here until his mar- riage with Miss Nellie Newhart about seven years ago. Since that time he has been employed at O'Shea's hard- ware store at Constableville, in whose interest he was making a business trip to Lyons Falls when suddenly stricken with the fatal disease ol: apo- plexy. Mr. Kidder was educated at Turin union school and has a host of friends who deeply sympathize with the stricken family in their sad be- reavement. A pleasant evening was spent by a large company at the home of Mr .and Mrs. Hawley Kentner on Thursday. Cards were enjoyed and a tempting luncheon served by the visitors. Members of Turin Lodge, F. & A. M., are making arrangements for a dan- cing party to be given on Friday ev- ening, March 2Sth. A capable com- mittee has been appointed to make I preparations for what will be a social I feature of interest, for which the | lodge room will be opened. Supper will be served in the banquet hall and I dancing will be enjoyed at Music hall j for which Jackson's orchestra of Boon- , ville, will furnish music. A meeting of the Woman's Home 1 Missionary Society will be held at ! the home of Miss Grace Shepard, Pri- j day, Feb. 28th. The mite boxes will 'be opened at this meeting and a dinner | will be served at noon. A good at- j tendance is desired. Ivan R. Budd of Lyons Falls was j in town Monday. Ives Smith spent Saturday and Sun- day with his parents, in this village. j Miss Mary Roberts is spending | some time with relatives at West ! Leyden. | Ernest H. Roberts and Donald E. Stone of Hamilton college, spent the | j week end with Mr. and Mrs. John R. I Roberts. ; A most delightful evening was : spent at the Masonic banquet hall ! i last Friday evening by the members j ; of Dirigo Chapter, 0. E. S., and their j i families. Games, old and new, were j J enjoyed by the \whole family.\ Most j tempting luncheons were brought by the ladies in boxes and drawn by numbers by the gentlemen. The com- mittee of arrangements were Mrs. De I Etta M. Kentner, Mrs. Sarah Burr, i Mrs. Emma Cornish, and Mr. Willis j Burr. Clarence Strong has returned from I St. Petersburg, Fla., and last'week he I underwent an operation at Faxton i Hospital, Utica. j The school at Deweyville opened | this week with Miss Marion Hess as I teacher. I Miss Ethel Evans has been enter- | tabling her cousin, Miss Ceciln Rob- erts of Lowville. Miss Roberts will also visit oilier relatives while in : town. ' Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Millard and | daughter, Miss Anna Mae Millard, who . have been visiting relatives in this i section, have returned to tlipir home in Utica. : Richard Manning spent Sunday with ! his family in this village. Mr. Man- | ning is contemplating moving to Lit- I tie Falls, where he is employed as 1 foreman for the telephone company. Mrs. Charles Pearsons of Boston is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. S. Gsell. Miss Flora Beryl Potter and Miss Alice Dickinson, who are attending school at Lowville Academy, were home for over Sunday. . Miss Mabel Miller has returned from Rochester, where she has been the guest of Mrs. Olivia Wemple for several weeks. Mrs. Prances Dewey is receiving congratulations on having passed her 95th birthday on Feb. 22nd. Miss Elizabeth Williams and niece, Miss,, Margaret Watson, are making an extended visit among relatives in S henectady, Rochester and Utica. Mr. and Mrs. H. Rea Cornish en- tertained a company of friends at din- ner on Thursday evening. Nelson Clark and Mrs. Sarah Al- drich of Constableville called on Mrs. VanKoughnet last Friday. The con. dition of Mr. VanKoughnet does not improve. Surprise Party. Mrs. Ella Brown was the victim ol a pleasant surprise last Tuesday ev- ening. Mrs. Brown had been invited to take tea with a friend and upon re- turning home in the early- eveiliiig, found the house filled with friends who had entered unbidden during her absence. The hours were pleasantly passed with music and conversation and delicious refreshments were serv- ed. Much credit is due to Miss May, Claffy, who planned the affair. Mrs. Brown ha s many friends here who, vvhile they regret .Jier departure from our midst; wish lifer much happiness in her new home. Successful Social. Grange hall was the scene of a pleasant gathering Thursday evening, when more than 100 assembled at the night cap social. ' The following pro- gram was very nicely, .presented: In- strumental duet, Misses Edythe Nor- ton and Florence Bradish; recitation, \Parcel Post,\ Celia Seymour; recita- tion, \How Sally Helped,\ Eva Mil- ler; instrumental duet, Misses Edith and Ethel Brown; recitation, \Now r is the Time,\ Marion Seymour; song, \Down by the old mill stream,\ \Lil- lian Smith; recitation, Miss Esther Lonas. Then followed a bean bag con- test in which ten ladies with Mrs. Arthur Burdick as captain were on one side, while ten gentlemen* whose captain was Carl Brown, took the op- posite side. The judges, Charles Mc- Conneil and F. E. Wormwood, decid- ed in favor of the gentlemen, who were treated to popcorn balls, which they very generously shared with their lady opponents. A grocery contest followed in which Miss Gertrude Budd was the winner of the first prize and Col. Jacob VanWoert the consolation prize. In the corn guessing con- test Arthur Burdick was the success- ful guesser and the consolation prizes were awarded to Mrs. iUila Brown and Miss Katie Beals. After these exer- cises each gentleman purchased and donned his cap, which without ex- ception were very becoming, then sought and found his partner for sup- per, and all did justice to the well filled tables. The sum of $25.55 was realized and the M. E. society wish to thank all who in any way contrib- uted to the evening's success. C. D. Brown of Talcottville was in town Sunday. Mrs. Maurice Buckley and daughter Hilda returned home last week from a pleasant visit with friends in Car- thage. Ernest Harrison and \Mac\ McKeon of Lowville spent Sunday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Harrison. Wm. Lonas ol! Lowville spent Sun- ! day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. j J. J. Lonas. j Rev. Fred E. Hartley will speak in j the M. E. church Sunday at 11 a. m. | and 7 p. m. ' I Mr. and Mrs. William Blade have I purchased of Lawrence Beck his I house in Greig, and will take immed- | iate possession. I The regular meeting of the Greig grange will be held Saturday evening, i March 1st. The first and second de- I grees will be conferred on a class of 16, one of whom, a lady, is reported to { be 9/ years of age. A large attend- [ ance of members is desired. I Ellis Claffy spent Thursday in Low- ! ville. MRS. M. Y. HILLS, Cor. CONSTABLEVILLE WEST GLENFIELD. Mr. and Mrs. Haw^y Mealus are entertaining Wilson .nckley, Miss Mae Hinckley and Miss Grace Craig of Utica. Arthur Nye had a very narrow es- cape from drowning while working on the ice Monday afternoon. Mr. Nye was riding us the shute on the ice, when he lost his balance and fell backwards into the river, with his feet on the edge of the chute and his head and shoulders under water. Mr. Frank Hall and Alonzo Cronk suc- ceeded in getting him out of the river with the aid of a pike pole. Alton, the 9 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Reed, is seriousTy in. Mrs. Fred P. Hartley was called to Ilion this week by the serious illness of her granddaughter, Miss Anita Griffith. Mrs. Charles Johnson and daughter, Miss Clara, visited Mrs. Aaron Wil- liams at Crystaldale, one day this week. D. J. Burdick is spending the week with E. R. Owen and family. Miss Clara Johnson, who has been employed at the Burdick House the past four years, is spending some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Johnson, and expects to re- turn to her place of employment about March 1st. Mrs. Henry Brill arjd two sons, Mil- ton and Garfield, have returned to their home in Watertown, after spend- ing several days with the former's sister, Mrs. Michael Norton. Mrs. Esther Burr and Mrs. Flora Sweet were guests at Mrs. Fred Blair's one day last week. Frank Bates was a recent guest of Charles Johnston and family. About 25 teams are drawing ice from different places along the river near here. Sixteen teams are drawing to the milk station, while the others are filling ice houses for the families about town. The ice seems to be of fair thickness, but rather poor in quality, as it breaxs and crumbles to quite an extent. Leon Hartley, who has been suffer- ing with blood poisoning in his hand the past four weeks, is still unable to assume his duties hi the milk sta- tion. John Sauer. John Sauer, for many years a resi- dent of this village, jjassed away at the City Hospital in Watertown, Sat- urday, the 28rd, after a serious oper- ation for what proved to be cancer of the stomach. He had been in poor health for about a year. He was born in New York city in 1853; he, with his. parents came to Belfort when he was ten years of age, he then removed to Beaver Falls, where he has since resided. He is survived by his wife, Annie Weyenth Sauer, and one son by a fomner marriage, John N. Sauer, of Forest' City, four grand-children, and four-brothers, Christopher, of Cro- ghan, Peter of Carthage, Fred of Bea- ver Falls, and Adam of New Bremen. The funeral services were held Wed- nesday at 12 o'clock at the Evange- lical church. Interment in Riverside Cemetery. Wedding bells are ringing in Bea- ver Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fetterly of Fishers Landing visited Fred and Er- nest Tal'fel and Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Just and family recently. George Darring moved his house hold goods to Lowville last week, where he has employment in the PaPro plant. Mrs. S. A. Fredenburg, who has been visiting her son, Bert Freden- burg and family at Rome, has return- ed home. Mrs. Howard I. LeFevre spent a few days at Syracuse last week. Rev. E. L. Shepard gave a very interesting and helpful discourse Sun- day evening in the Methodist church on \George Washington.\ Miss Elizabeth VanNess of Car- thage is spending a few days with friends in town. Harry S. Lewis made a business trip to New York last week. Mrs. William Ebersol spent. Thurs- day in Lowville. Ernest Heimhilger called on friends in Lowville Saturday. Charles Shepard, who has been ill the past week, is able to be about again. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lusty of Shel- burn Falls, Mass., are visiting rela- tives here. Ernest Hotter spent a couple of days in Carthage last week. Messrs. George Bardo, Fred Schorge and J. Schorge attended the funeral of Mrs. Henry Wisner at Carthago Thursday. John B. Jones and Fred M. Odell of Lowville were in town Friday. Eugene Widmeyer, who was injur- ed while working for the J. P. Lewis j Company some time ago, has been suf- : t'ering from blood poisoning, but he is rapidly recoving. Rev. E. L. Shepard spent Thursday in astorland. Miss Vera I. Bush of Lowville was the guest of Mrs. H. D. Cornwall the past week. Mrs. Harry S. Lewis and Mrs. H. D. Cornwall have returned from Syra- cuse, where they have been spending the past week. Mrs. Nettie Watson and Miss Hazel Watson are spending some time with friends in Syracuse. The ice harvesters are busy filling their ice houses for the coining sea- son. The twelve new houses which the J. P. Lewis Company have recently erected are completed and one of them is occupied by F. E. Styles and family. Several young people from this vil- lage enjoyed a straw-ride to the home of George Holmes at Castorland on Thursday evening of last week, where a donation was held for Rev. E. L. Shepard, pastor of the M. E. church of this village. The receipts of the evening were $120. The Junior League held a social in the church parlors Saturday evening in honor of Washington's birthday. The evening was pleasantly spent in games, music and choice refresh- ments were served. Mrs. Francis Lamon, elocutionists and impersonator, will give an enter- tainment in the Methodist church Friday evening, under the auspices of the Epworth League. Mrs. Harry S. Lewis will render a vocal solo and a mixed orchestra will render two num- bers on the program. A fine program is assured. The public is cordially invited. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Philander Smith was the scene of gayety Sat- urday evening, the occasion being a surprise to Mrs. Perry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. During the ev- ening games were played and choice refreshments were served, after which a token of love and esteem was pre- sented to Mrs. Perry. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. George Scheer and son Norman, Charles Widmeyer, Dr. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. H. Darring, Mr. and Mrs. A. Heimhilger, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bardo, and son Wilbur, Mr. and Mrs. A. Hirs- chey, Mr. and Mrs. Eguene Widmeyer, j Mr .and Mrs. John Smith and daugh- ter Mary, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. CougJer, Mrs. Edward LaMourney, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lynch and daughter Pauline, Mrs. John O'Rourke, Rudolph Richner, Mrs. Thomas White, Mr. and Mrs. J. Meyers and children, Miss Elizabeth Van Ness. As Simon Lehman was drawing ice on Beaver River with a valuable team of young horses last Wednesday af- ternoon, the ice suddenly gave way and the loaded' sleighs and team went into the river. Several men came to the rescue and after a desperate struggle the horses were gotten out safe and sound, but badly chilled. PEARL CLOSS, Cor. Carl Kidder. The sudden death of Carl Kidder has cast a gloom over the entire com* munity. Mr. Kidder had not been in his usual health for the past two weeks, suffering with pains in his head, but had so far recovered as to be able to return to his work in the hardware store of John O'Shea, Sat- urday morning he left for Ljfons Falls, and upon reaching there went into the hotel and requested that someone put out his horse as he was feeling very sick, and asked for a bed, but became unconscious before he could be taken there. He remained in that condition until he died. Medical aid was sum- moned and it was decided that he had suffered a hemorrhage of the brain. His wife and parents were soon a t his bedside, but all that loving hands and medical skill could do were of no avail. He passed away at 5 o'clock Sunday morning. Mr. Kidder was a son of LaFayette and Matilda Filkins Kidder, and was born in Turin Jan., 1885. His early life was spent in Turin. December 31, 190S, h e married Miss Nellie Newhart, of this village, and came to Constableville, to reside, entering the employ of Mr. O'Shea, where he remained until the time of his death. He was a man of quiet manners and who dearly loved his home. He was a member \of Turin Lodge, F. & A. M. His death is a se- vere blow to his loving wife and her four little children, Mark and Mar- jorie, who are twins, aged 5; Phyllis, 4, and John 3. H e also ..leaves his parents and one brother, Andrus Kid- der, of Albany. To these bereaved ones the heartfelt sympathy' .of the community is' extenced. • The funeral was held from his late home in this village, Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. • Si'. ,'Paul's Church. Rev. Harry Beal, Rector. • r Morning prayer with holy commun- ion next Sunday at 10:30. Service eVery Thursday evening in Lent at 7:30, followed by choir re- hearsal. The Woman's Auxiliary have finished their work on a box to be sent away and will now meet Thursday after- noons during the remainder of Lent for mission study. The course will be on Japan and will be conducted by the rector. The first meeting will be held Thursday afternoon of this week at the home of Mrs. B. C. Thompson. Rev. Mr. Beal attended the Rural and Village Church Conference in Uti- ca last week. \ ; \ Smith—Peebles. ' The marriage of Miss Mary Peebles of Martinsburg arid. Clafr Smith of Springs Mills took place at the home of the bride in Martinsburg last Thurs- day at 12 o'clock noon, Rev. W. A. Gardner of the M, E. church officiating. They left on the afternoon train south jor Binghamton, Syracuse and other points. The Willing, Workers of the M. E„ church will meet a t the home of MrsJ Henrietta Smith, Wednesday afte'r-V noon, March 5th. Mrs. Wm. Haas has been spending a few days with her friend, Mrs. Fred Krabuhl and family in Leyden. . Miles C. Markham draws 'the reins over a fine team recently pur- , chased of John Zimmer. H. H. Tippetts, who is working in Utica, .spent Sunday at his home in. this village. The Mission Study Class held a pleasant meeting Saturday evening at the home of Mrs. P. R. Smith. Re- freshments were served. The subject at the Thursday evening service is \The Beautiful Gate.\ The studies on the Book of Acts are be- coming intensely interesting. All members are expected to bring their bibles with them. The service will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Heiley. The Junior League will meet at the church at 3:30 p. m.- and the Epworth League at 6:30 p, m. Topic, \The La- bors of Jesus.\ Fannie Wood, leader. The subject of the pastor's sermon tor next Sunday morning will be \Self Gontro and Self Respect.\ Sun- day school at the usual hour. At the evening service the theme of the ser- mon will be ''Environment and its ef- fect on mankind.\ Miss Lena Zimmer of Boonville, who has been the guest of her brother, John Zimmer and family, the past two weeks, returned home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Payne and son Willis of Turin visited at the home of Jarvis Linsey, Thursday. Mrs. Arthur Carpenter is spending some time with her sister, Mrs. Star- ring,, at Whitesboro. Friends in this place have received news of the death of Mrs. Esther A. Ward, at Monticeilo, Ark., which oc- curred about two weeks ago. Mrs> Ward was born in Constableville Dec. 2, 1S45, and was a daughter of the late William and Eunice McDonald, and • her early life was spent in this town. Mrs. Ward was twice married, her first husband being Mr. Grout; after his death she married Mr. Ward and re- moved to Arkansas. Mrs. Ward visit-\ ed friends here about a year ago. f We offer for Sale Several horoughbred Holstein Friesiah Bull Calves at Ke^soir- able Prices. Call on, phone of write to us. t ESE W0vSTERSYST£M' iit , 5 °WH KOBWAUt.™\ 1 Jones' Select iEALSHIPT 0YSTE8 50c Quart Leave Your Order for Your Fresh Meats BAKER & BISHOP PORT LEYDEN, N. Y. Automobile INSURANCE The marine policy issued by this agency has become very popular with the automobile owners of this county. It covers against fire, no matter where the car is—while in your garage, on the road, in hotel barns or public garages—anywhere within the limits of the United States and Canada. This is in- surance that insures. We have a special .rate on new cars listed at $700 or less. Call or write for rates and further particulars. Sample policy gladly furnished on request. PHONE 73. F. Albin. Burger Insurance, Bonds, Real Estate Successor to J. H. Wood Smiley Block - Lowville, N. Y. Vi Moore & Levis Successors to Hedden & Moore nee Office: Corner State St. and Shady Ave. LOWVILLE, NY. SURE YOUR Live Stock Against Death * From Any Cause Only old line Company- doing business in ew York State j A. A. COPELEY Copeley Blk., - 100 State St. LOWVILLE, N.Y. II

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