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POST & GAZETTE. THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 1901. The Post's Recent Advance Faying Subscribers. The following is a list of those who have recent* ly paid in advance for the Pott: Major Jacob Parmerter to Sept 1,1906, M. W. HoucktoJuiyfl&Ol, J. N, Ho)ton to Sept. 4,1901, Mrs. Ellen O. Wild to July 23,1901, Learned Ham! to Sept 1, 1901, Klihu Morhous to May 1,1901, Eslgar Vaughnn to Sept. 8,1901, Frank M. Ztttell to Sept. 11,19ol, H. E. Woodruff to Jan. 1,1902, Mrs. A. N. Alien to Oct. 1,1901, Kathlyn E, Prouty to Sept. 19,1901, Sidney F. Rawsori to Sept. 19.1903, W, C. Parker, to Sept. 19,1501, George F. Stanton to Feb. 17,1901, F. K. Comstock to Sept. 17,1901, Rev. J. N, Goodrrth to Oct. 17,1901, Chts. A. Marvin to May 1,1901, Major H. Barber to Oct. 1,1901, Jacob Hedges to Nov. 20,1901, John E. Lott to Feb. 1,1901, Almon O. Clark to Oct. 8,1901. Underwood & Co to Oct. 11,1901, Col. L. L. Livingston to Jan. 1,1906, Ralph It. Walker to Oct. 19,1901, Henry C. Atkinson to Oct. 22 1901, Mrs G. W. Rtrxsamer to Sept 11,1901, Rev. Jabtss Backug to Oct. 23,1901, Mr». Willard Bemis in April 1,1901, F. C. Hnle to Jan. 1.1903. Alfred McDoujral to Nov. 1,1901, 'lhos. Spence, to Oct. 1,1901, Mrs. Frank E. Rubado to Nov. 6,1901, J. Edgar Simonson tojuly 7, 1901, Oliver Oidniff to May 4,1901. 1'ell C. Arthur to Nov. 12. 1901, Henry Spa'a to Nov. 12.1901, J. II. Wreun to Nov. 12,1901, J K. Gunning tt» Nov 12,1901. Dr. M. J. i.uBeJl to May 15, 1901, rhilctus D. Mcr.i-m to Nov. 16 1901, Fred U. Stunton to Nov 28.1901, A. C. Mlo»stujiily 24, 1901. fclhert Ivtith Hjuly 27,1901. Mrs. 1'l.ilip B. Kceler tnj^n. 1,1902, Louis Juobs lo Marrh 15 1903. Frank Shuimvay U.Jan. 14. 1902. Fsru M. Riekert to March 25 1902, Henrv J Caliuhan to Dec. 1, 1901, Mrs. Mma E, Marcell to Oct. 17, 1901, D. F. Pay : ,e t . J « 1, 1903, Clinton H. Simcmi tu.Jar. 1, 1902. Suion B Fint ..•> to I>bc. 10 1904, DeWitt Miiffo d to Jan 1, 1&02, Henry A. AtrJ toju: t 1. 1901. Mrs. lUnjimin Tittle* to Die 13, 1901, R. A, Severance lo Dec. 13, 1901, S. W. Barnard to Dec. 13 1901, F. K. Cutler lo Dec 13, 1901, David Hui.ter to D..C. 13, 1901, Warren A. Tucker to Dec 13,1901, MUsA. RowetoMayl 1901. D. C. Bascom to Dec. 14. K01, Rev J.I , Lashtrto May 15, 1901, Corwiii M. 1 haver to Jan. 1, 1903, Mrs Elmer E. Gould to Oct. 18, 1901, Israel Dukeet tojuly, 1901, P.J. Finn to Jan. 1,1905, W. A. White to Dec. 1,1901, S. P. A very, Jr. to May 16.1902. G. W. Spencer to Jan. 1,1902, C. W. Dunn to Oct. 1. 1901, B H. Barnes to Oct. 1, 1901, W. E. Dunn to Oct. 1,1901, Robert Neilson to Jan. 25, 1902, J. W.Otis to Jan. 1,1902, V. W. Prime to March 1, 1301, H. II. Richards to j n. 1S02, John Kistcrbock to Dec. 20,1901. Mrs. C. C. Dunster to Dee. 20,1901, W. S. Brown to Jan. 1, 1902. 1 R. A. DeFreest to Dec. 21,1901, Tuffield Fleury tojuly 29.1901, Chas. D. Kennedy to Nov. 30, 1905, M. H. Partridge to July 1, 1902, Mrs. A. R. Partridge to July 1,1902, Emery Liberty to Jan. 1, 1ED4, Philip S. Parker to Jan. 1, 1902, C. W. Tucker to Sept. 10,1901, Mrs. E. J. Ormsbee to Jan. 1902, . Mrs. H. L. Cc dy to Jan. 1,1902, Rev. John K. Moore to Nov. 16, 1901, Martin Vaughan to Nov. 6,1901, A J. Smm to July, 1901, Harry Fields to Sept. 1,1901, Henry A. Gildersleeve to Sept. 10, 1901, Henry Ellsworth to Dee. 27,1901, Mrs. G. T. Stevers to Jan. 1.1902, Mrs. A. M.Johnson to Jan. 1, 1902. Moses T. Clough to Jan. 1,1S02, A. W. Siraonds to Jan. 1,1902, Arthur E. Hyde tojan. 1, 1902, J. H.Estes to Jan. 1,1902, Wm. H. Hathaway to Feb. 1,1901, George M. Boynton to Sept. 1, 1901, Walter S. Wood to Jan. 1,1902, Mrs. F. W. Rogers to July 1,1901, Mrs. Lucy Sellingham tojuly 30,1901, C. N. Williams to Jan. 1, 1902, W. M. Marvin to Jan. 1,1902, Ralph Pitkin to Oct. 1, 1901, Harry Hale to Jan. 1,1902, Joha A. Stanton to Fib. 15, 1902, John K. Erown to Jan. 1,1902, Henry Mann to June 28. 1902, Frank West tojan. 1, 1S02, Henry Harmon Noble to Jan. 1,1902, SiiiKonJ. Moody to Jan. 1.1902, David A. Clark to Jan. 1,1902, E. I. H. Howcll to Jan. 1, 1902, E. C. Nichols toj:n 16,1901, Harry H, Nichols lo Jan. 1, 1902, Elmer E. Wakefield lo Mar. 21,1903, John D, Nich6!son to Jan. 1, 1903. A. Walter Durand to Sept. 22,1901, Henry Smith to Jan. 2.1902. Clifford A. Hand to Jan. 1 1904, Mrs. A. W. Fay lojone 3 1901, Allen Laverty to Jan. 1,1902. Henry D. Graves to Jan. 1.1902, Mrs. R. P. Keep to Jan. 1,1902, MJSS Mary E. Hale lojan. 1,1902, II. A. Putnam to J^n. 1,1902, Jrhn Rediker to Feb. 1, 1901. Timothy O'Mara to Jan. 1,1902, Thomas J Cross to Jan. 1,1903, Theodore Sheldon to March 2,1901. L. M. Devo to March 1.1901, L, H. Hyde to Sept. 1, 1901, C. H. Noble to Jan. 1, 1902, Dr J. G. Vobie tojaa. 1, 1902. Orlo C. Met.jalf to April 12 1901, Mrs. M, Col-- to h\n 27, 1902. - Calvin Denfor. foj-.n. 1. 1002. E. L Bukr-toJ n. 1,1902. Chiunce-, n.-r.t n to Jin. 1. 1902? Charts <•-. B.it. IIL-I.IFT-to J*n 8 1E02, Miss *,. X. »rr,«,n to Jin. 8,1902 A. w . MiU to Feb. 1.1901. F. A.Sm.th toj.n. 1, 1902, B, JW.-Rorv M J.n 1. 1902, N. Be. mia \o Oct. 1, 1901, 10 0 A New Paper Company. Within thirty-six hours after a lecision to form a new wall paper lompany with mills at Sandy Hill vas reached all stock was subscrib- ed by twenty-five men, and the or- ganization of a company will be effected at once. The capital stock dll be $150,000. The new. mill will ,veacapacityof eighteen machines. The Oldest Postmaster. The oldest Postmaster in the nited States, Roswell Bardsley. cho is ninety-one years old and has landled the mail at North Lansing, Pompkins County. N. Y..for seventy- wo consecutive years, has boen in- cited to attend the inauguration as guest of the department. Mr. 3ardsley was appointed by John Juincy Adams and has served un- ler nineteen Presidents and thirty- •hree Postmasters Genei'al. Postmaster Bardsley attends to the duties of the office daily. His salary amounts to about the same as did in 1828, an average of $175 a pear. There were 8,004 Post Offices in the United States when he was appointed and now there are 76.688. 200 Home Expansion Needed. Let the merits of expansion be yond the seas be what they w here are some facts well worth at- tention. We paid $20,000,000 for the Philippines and nobody know; how many more millions it may cosi us to keep them. Yet it is said thai $10,000,000 expended upon our un- turned and unoccupied lands in the West would redeem a territory many times larger thau the whole Philippine group and transform ii into a beautiful garden.—[Boston Globe. A Oentnry-Old View. At an epoch so strikingly singular as the pi'esent; what sensations crowd upon the reflecting mind and how forcibly occur the questions What was the situation of the coun- try^ this day, one hundred years ago? And what is it now ? Where the deep silence of the woods was disturbed by no sound but from the dread savage and the wolf, fields now smile under the plastic hand of the cultivator and the groves ply in glad responses. Long ma; this happy procession continue anc may the commencement of the nex' century witness a greater advance to virtue, power and glory than oven the last.—[Prom the Baltimore Gazette, Jan. 1, 1901. Adirondack Guides, The annual meeting of the Adiron- dack Guides' Association, will be 3eld in the village of Saranac Lake, n the Town Hall, on Jan. 22.. A ull attendance is earnestly hoped or. One great object of this asso- iation is to create and foster a more general public sentiment in favor of Ish, game and forest protection, to jrocure the enactment of laws, for :he protection of fish and game, for he preservation of our forests and promote the observance of such aws. The annual dues of $1 for .901 will be payable on that date. mature timber, which under the resent condition goes to waste. Cornell University, under pro- isions already made by the Legis- lature, is now at work on the prob- lem, and the United States Forestry epartment is preparing working plans for various townships which will be included in the commission's eport. The: matter is one of inter- jst to taxpayers, and it is believed ;hat the subject will come up for irious discussion in the Legislature lefore the session is over. here will be two isions, one at ! p.m., for reports and election of ifflcers; the other at 7:30 p.m., for liscussions and speech-making, 'rominent speakers are expected. Old Mountain\ Helps Wintering At His Keene Valley Home. 'Old Mountain\ Phelps, probably he best known guide living in the mtire Adirondack region, is winter- ng well at his home in Keene Val- y. He is a very old man, having ieen born in 1816, and does not go t doors much in winter time. few Lake Ohamplam Steamer Will he Known as the Vermont and Will he 250 Peet Long. The Champlain Transportation Company has awarded the contract 'or the construction of a new steam- oat to replace the Vermont to The W. & A. Fletcher Company of Ho- oken. N. J. The new steamboat ill bear the name Vermout. It will be a modern boat, built along he lines of the Chateaugay. Modern machinery, an electric light plant and the finest furnishings will make the new Vermont truly the \Queen >f the Lake.\ The boat will be 250 feet long on ;he water line and 262 over all. The 3eam will be thirty-five feet, two nches over all. The boat will draw eleven feet, six inches. The capacity ill be 2,500 persons. Four water- ight bulkheads insure safety. The lining hall will have a capacity for L50 persons. There will be main, promenade and hurricane decks. The boat is a side-wheeler. Her engine is a vertical beam, with jet jondenser and Morgan type feather- ng wheel, the same as the Chateau- gay. She will have two return-flue boilers twenty-six feet, six inches long, nine and one-half feet in di- ameter and eleven feet across the end. The diameter of the cylinder is fifty-five inches, with a ten feet- stroke piston. Altogether the new boat will be he finest ever floated on Lake Cham- plain. While not quite so large as he Vermont, the new boat will be faster and more sumptuously equip- ped. It is an undertaking of which the company may be proud, and which is justified by the excellen business methods employed by this company. The executive committee in charge of the construction includes: Presi- dent Young, Vice President W. S. Webb of Shelburne and General Manager George Rush low.—Ex. Bulwark of Trusts, Prof. Jenks of Cornell university is a Republican and a protectionist, but he is not mentally blind. In a •ecent essay on the relation between the tariff and the trusts, he frankly admits that the Dingley tariff is the handmaid, if not \the mother of irusts,\ as Havemeyer, the protect- ?d sugar monopolist, openly stated jefore a congressional committee. These are not the only admissions made by prominentRepublicanscon- serning the effects of the tariff as the mlwark behind which monopolies and trusts are entrenched. A while ago Commissioner John A. Kasson, the able man selected by President McKinley to negotiate reciprocity treaties, declared that the Dingley tariff could not have been passed but r the argument that its harsh and malignant features would be miti- gated by treaties of reciprocity; and yet while many have been written md signed,not one has been mtilied. Fhe failure of Congress to approve ucli poor reciprocity treaties as Commissioner Kasson has been per- litted by tariff provisions to ne- gotiate, shows how this hope was 'rust rated. Quite recently Mr. eorge E. Roberts, director of the lint (another strenuous Republican), said that the party should revise the tariff and repeal or reduce such luties us the development of our in- .ustries has shown to be supcrfiu- us. Exports show that the tariff is without the excuse of protection 'rom foreign commodities, but it is needed to enable American manu- facturers to extort higher prices from American consumers than they ire glad to sell for to foreigners. Dne can go to Africaand buy Ameri- can plows cheaper thau they are sold in Michigan. It is a very smooth ;ume the tariff bai'ons with their lillions of wealth are playing to the detriment of American consumers —Boston Post- SCIENTIFIC POEESTBY. A State Commission's Beoommedation in Eolation to the Adirondack Preserve. One of the leading recommenda- tions of the annual report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission, which is about to be presented to the Legislature, is that the state should provide for the application of scientific forestry to the Adiron- dack preserve. The great woodlan estate over which this Commission has sole control now comprises total of 1,384,128 acres, all but 84,941 acres of which is in the Adirondacks. The statistics of timber produc- tion collected for the commission by the Superintendent of Forests, Col. W. F. Fox, form an interesting f< ture of the report in this connection. The figures showing the productior for the year are as follows: formed the law firm of Gregory, Booth & Harlan, which succeded to the practice of Mr. Fuller. Mr. Harlan married Mary Maud Noble, daughter of the late Col. Belden Noble of Essex, Essex County, N. Made Young Again, \One of Dr. King's New Life Pills each Night for two weeks has put me in my 'teens' again\ writes D. H. Turner of Dempseytown, Pa. They're the best in the world for jiver, Stomach and Bowels. Purely vegetable. Never gripe. Only 25c it C. N. Williams' Drug Store. Jan. Lost On the evening of Dec. 15, on the •cad. between Wcstport station and he Big Rock school house, a ladies alack fur storm collar, having eight sails. The finder will confer a favor >y notifying G. M. Spear, Wadbams dills, N. Y. WANTED! Reliable man for Manager of Branch Office we wish to open in this vicin- ity. If your record is O. K. here is ID opportunity. Kindly give good 'eference when writing, HE A.T.M RRIS WHOLESALE HOUSE CINCINNATI, OHIO. Uustrated catalogue 4 cts. stamps. Pulp Wood from Canada, Large quantities of pulp wood are low being shipped from Canada to the pulp mills of NorthernNewYork. There are now at Rouses Point fifty cars of this wood for thelnternational Paper Co.'s mills at Cadyville.thirty for the Frey den burgh Falls mill and twenty-five for the Tread well's Mills mill. If these cars were brought on it one time they would make a train three-quarters of a mile in length. There are over 1200 cords of wood on these cars.—Pittsburgh Sentinel, \an. 4, 1901. Truly this exemplifies protection to Northern New York industry with a vengeance! Interest Along The Poultry Line. The following letter speaks for it self: Ironville, Jan. 1, 190-1. Editor Post: Dear Friend:—Why did the Post drop out the Poultry column? We read it with interest and think the one thing lacking to make the Post a first class !i all round\ paper Can we not have a column each week devoted to Poultry talk, questions and answers, by the readers and the farmers of experience and poultrymen along that line and in that way help to build up what we believe to be the most profitable and know to be the most neglected branch of farming in Essex Co. We al might give some hint that would help our neighbors. Yours truly, E. W. DELOXG. We would be only too glad to de vote some space to poultry talk, questions and answers. Send on your matter Eugene and we will d( our best to start Essex Cpiinty farm ers right along poultry lines this, the first year of the 20th century.— Ed. Post. The latest productions, «t the very lowest prices. Each individual article in my large md well solocted stock represents •he best possible value. You will ilways find a choice assortment of Becl-room, I.)it Lirti2;-i'oom, ,nd Kitchen. Furniture. I am also the headquarters for Pictures and PictureMouldtng, also icture and Wi ndowGlass of all sizes.. Door and Window Screens, Sewing Machines, Bicycles and their Sun- dries. Window Shades and Japanese urtairs Rugs and Chenill Curtains. A full line of CARPET SAMPLES carpets cut and made to fit your rooms ou four days notice.) Also a line of PAINTS, OILS and ARN1SHES. Choice assortment of CASKETS, LVIXG and BTKTAL ROUES. TWO large Hearses and everything neces- sary to properly conduct funerals, licensed Embauner. Long distance telephone open day and night. EHzabethtown. New York. W. M. MARVIN. His Wife Saved Him. My wife's good advice saved life writes F. M. Ross of Winfield, Tenn., for I had such a bad cough I could hardly breathe, I steadily grew worse under doctor's treat- ment, but my wife m - ged me to use Dr. King's Now Discovery for Con- sumption, which completely eure< \ Coughs, Coldfe, Bronchitis LaG-rippe, Pneumonia, Asthma, Hay Fever and all maladies of Chest, Throat and Lungs are uositively cured by this marvelous medicine. 50c. and $1.00. Every bottle guar anteed. Trial bottles free at C. N Williams' drug store. Jan. Spruce (sawmills), 148,203,491 feet: spruce (pulp mills), 195,568,623 feet; hemlock, 42,545.772 feet; pine, 33,- 132,807 feet; hard wood, 24,296,554 feetj total,447,747,247feet. Shingles, 43,619,000; lath, 49,329,000. Figuring on this basis of produc- tion and estimating that the pre- serve contains 1,000,000 acres of forest land which could be harvest- ed scientifically, it is computed that at least $200,000 could yearly be paid into the state treasury from the sale James S. Harlan Nominated for Attorney General of Porto Eico. James Shanklan Harlau has been nominated by President McKinley to be Attorney General of Porto Rico. Mr. Harlan was born in Louisville, Ky.. in 1861, and grad uated from Princeton in the class o: 1883. After graduation he spent six months in Europe and then entered the Columbia Law School. When M. W. Fuller of Chicago was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Mr. Harlan accom- panied him to Washington, D. C, as his private law clerk. Latei Mr. Harlan went to Chicago anc OFT IN THE STILLY NIGHT. Oft In the stilly night, Ere slumber's chain has bound me, Fond memory brings the light Of other days around me; The smiles the tears, Of boyhood's years, The words of love then spoken; The eyes that snone, Now dimmed and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken. Thus in the stilly night, Ere slumber's chain has bound me, Sad memory brings the light Of other days around me. When I remember all The friends, so linked together, t've seen around me fall, Like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed. Ere slumber's chain has bound me, Sad memory brings the light Of other days around me. 50 YEARS' ERIENCE PATENTS DESIGNS COPYRIGHTS &C. A^^snd'n g a BSeteb a^desoripMoB pay tionsstric 1 sent free. Patents special notice, _--„-. Sdetttt American. A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest- 1 r%. iiM±iu^ ^ j 1...***»« *„,,,„,„i Terms, S 36IBroadway 'HewYer 35 5* St.. Washington. D. C. ooooooooooooooo oo SActress Who Was Not ActiveS 0 0 ooooooooooooooooo For two weeks we had been playing to crowded houses. The fame of Una Howard, our star, had preceded us to the Pacific coast. I was about to close the office when a voice from the crowd attracted mv attention. A tall, strange-looking man was making his way toward me. 'I beg a favor of you,\ said he. \I want to enter the theatre for just a moment. I care nothing for the play, * at I must see Miss Una Howard. \I have no money, but I must see Una. Will you give me a ticket? I have walked 300 miles to see her, and 1 must.\ He waited for my answer, but I could only disappoint him. \I cannot blame you,\ said he, eor- rowfully; \but I must see Una. Will you be so kind as to wait one half hour?\ • He returned sooner than he prom- ised. All breathless with haste, his hat gone and the empty sleeve torn away, he threw a half-eagle upon the board, and snatching a ticket was off before I could pass him the change. Wondering what this strange man could know or want of the peerless Una Howard, I closed the office and entered the theatre. When I entered, Una had just come upon the stage, and the applause that greeted her was still echoing through the hall. She raised her eyes, and I was startled by the change that came over ier face. Her gaze was Tiveted upon some object directly in front. There stood the one-armed man, his burning devouring eyes looking full upon Una. Whiter and whiter grew Una. With a faint cry she tottered and fell 1 o- ward the blazing lights. With the strength of a giant the oao- armed man dashed, aside everything in his way, and leaping upon tiie stage caugbt the fainting woman in his arm and snatched her away just ,is the Same began to lick up her light drap- ery. \Oh Una Una! I have saved you he cried, frantically kissing her pale lips. \Look upon me, Una! Once more mly once more, and then 1 am goni forever!\ \Silence!\ said a rougn-lcolnng man, who had just come upon the sc<=.ne, at the same time firmly grasp- ing the only arm the poor man had. \Come with me, my man!\ Easily as one could shake off the grasp of a babe, did this strange be- ing shake off the grasp of the officer. \Touch me not!\ he exclaimed, fiercely. \I took the money—stole it, if jou will, and will go with yon soon but notn ow. Stand off, or I'll fling you off the stage!\ He kneeled by the side of th J uncon- scious Una, and in the most imploring accents entreated her to look upon him \just once more.\ His prayer was answered. The beautiful eyes opened, and a smile of recognition played about her With a cry of joy the strange man le party at a suburban resort. \In money* that I might see her, and now. -mle of the current legend,\ said one sir, I am harmless now.\ of the group, \I don't believe sharks I care not what comes next. Come, will attack a living person. I have I Una had uuw recovered, and as tha spent uuy life near the sea, and have officer and the prisoner passed off the heard a hundred stories of swimmers stage, she whimpered to me: \Follow beiug killed or bitten by the monsters, tliem and re i e jvsp that man at any but all Oie tales were either at second , cos t.» I hastened to do her bidding. A court. The fact that a New York news- P«rse of gold opened the officer's heart paper offered a reward of $100 for an and hand, and the man was free, authentic case, and kept it standing ! \Tell Una I thank her,\ said he; for a year without a claimant, seems « an( j g i V e aer my best wishes for her to me conclusive.\ \Well sir,\ said b ap pi ne s& and my farewell.\ another of the party, \I believe sharks , atmnav do kill men and have the best of rea- ' Tnat was the la f O I tn ® s \ an . ge s?ns for my bellrf. I witnessed such one-armed man, and no word of him a tragedy with my own eyes.\ The ever passed Una's lips, save when sh» Fpeuker was Captain McLaughlin, one thanked me for procuring his release of the oldest and best, known bar pilots Who was he? Whence did he in the Mississippi river service. ' come ? Where did he go? What was \fl happened twenty-one years ago h to Una Howard? last April,\ said the captain, when !##<r **»* ctn^ancesa^a^J^ct^my^mSid - In a quiet little village in old New as ii: it had occurred only yesterday. Hampshire I spent a summer month. I was out looking for ships with my Fumbling among the rubbish that .partner. Captain Tom Wilson, and the- tilled the old farm-house attic I found uaual crew, and about twelve miles otf a pile of village papers, printed years South Pass we sigl ted a large sailing ago, and now my search is over, 'essel. which proved to be the Zephyr, « Q n the 13th instantf by Rev . j olm ——, Bert Howard to Miss Una I)e- ARE SHARKS MAN-EATERS? An Old Mississippi War Pilot's Reason for stores sensing a book of ephemeral pop-' ularity pushed it so vigorously at a pi'ioe far below the publisher'* or reg-! ular bookman's list price that all stand- ard works and past favorites were ruthlessly banished from sight and hearing. Ask for \Trilby and the bargain counter jumper says, \Haven't got It but here's 'To Have and to Hold;' just as good, and brand new, too.\ - -\\\•\••- i Occasionally a publisher gets out a new set of plates, and has an edition of a once favorite novel run off, and then tries to boom it, but unless it i3 an edition of Kipling or Corelli or Co- nan Doyle little is heard of it. \There's always a demand for 'Lucille' and a few other tales of love or adventure, or both,\ said a bookseller the other day, \but it's hard to find anybody to- day who recalls the book that created a furore a few seasons ago. Perhaps it's a good thing for the writers' too,\ he added, with a smile. A Terrible DUsmtttr. Des Moines, la., Dec. 29.—A tele- phone message from Washington, la., says that fifty-one school children were skating on the river near Poster, 1 la., when the ce gave way and for- ty-nine were drowned. No conflrma-' tion of the story or details can be ob-j tained from any other available point CHARLES H. DERBY, Having Purchased tiie B. F. Ststson & Oo. Stock oi Hardware and Piiinib- ing Supplies and Increased the Stock About 35 per cent, Solicits Trade in Ms Line. He Has on Hand Acorn Ranges, Heating Stoves, The Famous I&&7 Plow and a Full Line of Repairs for sa-nie. WASHINGTON MONUMENT. Oh, pure, white shaft upspringing to the light With one grand leap of heavenward reaching might, nalmly against the blue forevermore • Lift thou the changeless type of souls that soar Above the common dust of sordid strife into tiie radiant ether of a life Shepherded by the vastness of eter- nity. A hero's quickening spirit lifteth tbee Unto the ekies that claim thee for their own; In those vast fields of light, sublime, alone, High commune holdest thou with the young day, With sunset's glowing heart ere twi- light gray Hath stilled its throbbing fires, and with dim night That folds thee softly in the silver, light Of many a dreaming moon. In maj- esty Serene, like the great name enshrined in thee, Thou dost defy the all destroying years, Smite with thy still rebuke our craven fears! Point us forever to the highest height, And in our Nation's peril hours shine white Wilh thy mute witness to the undying power Of the high EOUI that lives above the Erar! —Julia Larned, in Scrihner's. Also Hardware Supplies Just Suited to the Heeds of Lum- bermen. Plumbing, Hot Water, Steam and Hot Air Heating a Specialty. Traps, Ammunition, Skates and Slsds. And the Vandergrift Rotary Washer for $8,50 Call at his Store on Maple Street, Eliz- abethtown, N. Y., and Satisfy Your- self that he has the G-oocls and that he is Here to do Business. 1 Philip Penrose's Friendship pj by, and we bath urad« a rush for the Ioe - an OIB • ship to get the job of taking her in.\ \While the people were leaving the Ouv party was nearest, and Capta'n church an officer arrested the bride- Wilson* and two sailors put off in a groom on a charge- of murder. He es- small boat to go aboard, but in their C aped during the night, and is still at hurry they mad© a miscalculation and ] a rge. The beautiful bride is prcs- were struck by the bow and capsized, trated by the blow; but every atten- It all happened in a flash, but Wilson Uo n i g i d t o her by ou r townspeo- aB ?- < ™% °LJ^ e ,^ T X were . luc S P le > an d h °P es ar e entertained for her enough to get hold of the overturned !_'___.», boat and hang on. The other sailor recovery. was thrown some distance away in the I read no further. I knew enough. water. He was a big, brawny six-foot My questions were now answered. Swede named Ericsson, and when we : - _\\__,_,_- saw him come up one of the crew TH E OLD FAVORITES tossed him a ciroular»life buoy, which. _—_ he seized almost immediately. The g ; C m compi< teiy i?orsotteii--A Good Thing buoy was amply sufficient to sustain r«vthe writes. and dart toward him,. „ instant, the poor fellow shot down out i*f fight, life buoy and all, like a man going through a trap. We were so hor- rified that we simply set still and stared, and what seemed to be two or three minutes elapsed. Then th6 life buoy suddenly appeared. It must have risen from a great depth, because it bounded at least four feet in the air and fell back with a splash. Of Erics- son we never saw a trace. He went Into that shark's maw as surely as two i other two men all time Carvel,\ 438,000 copies; \To Have and to Hold,\ 2Q0.000; \Janice Meredith,\ — - - - -• 84,000, and so on. \The Gadfly\ and and all the other old favorites, what of them? Thousands and tens of thousands had bought them, read them, lent them, bought other copies for their friends and ac- quaintances when they were in vogue. However, if any 000 can tell me what became of Ericsson, I am open to con- viction.\-N«w Orleans Times-Deiiu* j cxat - - T' t r Philip Pem'Gse and John Carleton had been chums since boyhood—ever since that memorable day at an early stage of their school life when John Carleton had fought and vanquished the bully of the class for his coward- ly assault on the \new boy.,' Philip studied medicine and became a successful practitioner in his native New England town. John adopted a business career. But their friendship did not end with their separation. They corresponded regularly, keeping each other in touch with their affairs. John fell in love with the \dearest girl in the world\ and married her, but Philip, who for some reason had al- ways dislike.! and avoided women, re- mained a bachelor—the despair alike of manoeuvring mammas and. schem- ing spinsteis. About two years' after John's mar- riage Philip was stunned at receiving a letter from his friend apprising him of the fact that his wife had left him for no other reason than that they had quarrelled,, and that John, in a mo- ment of temper, had said something for which he was afterward sorry. It was about six months after learn- ing of John's marital misfortune that Dr. Penrose called one day to attend a young widow named Mrs. Feltoii, re- siding with her mother, and evidently a newcomer in the neighborhood. • He found his new patient and her mother to be extremely reticent about their affairs, yet during his attendance on the former he learned that she for- merly lived in a Western city, and that she had come East in the hope» of obtaining employment as a teat-h- er or governess. Philif continued to call on her long after one would have supposed ther^ was any need of his professional ser- vices. Perhaps it was the appealing sadness in her large dark eyes that at- tracted him; perhaps it was the un- wavering reserve and dignity of her manners. The upshot of the matter was that Dr. Penrose asked her to be his wife, and was firmly refused. Pressed for a reason, she answered that she did not love him. To which he calmly replied that, as she was the only woman he ever would or could love, he intended to win her affection, and was willing to wait years, if need be, to attain that result. Philip's determined atti- tude forced a more explicit reply from Mrs. Felton, and she finally admitted that there was an insurmountable ob- stacle to their union in that her hus- band v/r.s not dead but living! Quivering like a stricken deer under the blow. Philip began involuntary piecing together in his. mind certain ideas, the chief of which was that Felton had been the maiden name of John's wife, and on a sudden the aw- ful truth flashed upon him. \John Carleton—he is your hus- band?\ he said huskily. For answer she burst into uncontrollable weeping. Whatever may have been the rtate of Philip Penrose's mind that night as he sat in his study, his pen never faltered in the message it was wri'.ing to John Carleton. The onswe that eame by return post was to the effect that John utterly repudiated his wife; he never would forgive her dcseri.ion of him and was about to seek a di- vorce. And so there came to Philip Penrose the greatest temptation . of his life. All through the long, weary night lie wrestled with it, and when moraine: came it found him aged and worn, but with a grim, determined look on his face. Into the letter that was to plead for the honor and happiness of the two beings he loved best on earth he threw all the eloquence and passion of which he was capable. With what magical power, he wrote may be judg- ed by the reply: \Dear Old Boy: You have conquer- ed. You have shown me plainly wherein I ,was wrong and the way to happiness again. I long to clasp my wife in my arms. God bless you, Philip.\ And Philip? Well, he is one of the ablest physicians of the day and has .amassed a fortune. His hair and shag- gy beard are quite gray now, and he is still a bachelor. But, standing on his desk in a heart-«haped frame, there is a picture of * a younjj; girl, whose dark eyes bear a eingmar re- semblance to those of John's ihf6k Will be at the Parlors of the Maplewood Inn. Elizabet-htown,Fcb. 6th. Ticondei'Oga. Burlei^b House. Feb. 8th. '. Crown Point. Crown Point House, Feb. 7th. Westpoi't. Williams\ Dvntj Store. Feb. 5th. Essex. Adirondack House. Feb. 4. Sehroon Lake. Windsor Hotel. Feb. 11th. Come and have your eyes scien- tifically fitted to Glasses. »R. J^ STEW£KT FUST, Cis'adnate Optician, RE'o CUE London, Dc>< .. -1 serious [nib Vim 1 the East End L c ten yrars bioke o d a dock* rut 1 With grofl« iicn hemp r ' sumeel 1 he » , boih cd ard or 1 ! t;aved by the great 1 firemen. A guest at. 1 runes, fioin P i oiu ot ighl la : ic-'h him IJJ e i : bea.n Artcr t eeo en } ' tei loins? all L I mjsteaojM impn ; uion his back w \ earned rapid! j f I turn°'l o\ei upo I : beaimgs Mi^n IK ; th-er fiom the 1 i i j ing hin^Ui luci- ' i 1 i wates bioight '- • ! shoi* a itAtu i | It is an H K i { is atUckf (1 b* cr h iii lire cci In the early flays of sieambcalii:?? on the Oho River liu-y had ouly ;-Uin wheel boats, and old Cy.nnioJurv. Mv,- Culiough of Cincinnati conceived a theme to build and kuincli a prL.ac?. 3ide-v;iieekr,\ wl^nh would by g-.-aci :f lier beauty and sizf* \rim the tt ra ',-hetlers out of ths tiviw.\ He carried his ideas ;o o nucc:s*ful and beautiful finish. ;-.ml s:?n! h v on her init al trip find sh? came back SSOO loser. The natives along die rlvor would not ship on her nor would V'.ey ride on her nor irv.si their 1 ve stock on her. They \couldn't see the wheel SO round.\ So the Flora Belle made trip aff-r trip burning from ISO') to $1,000 worm of coal and taking in perhaps $2'JO. The newspapers took It up and it was street talk about what a \frcst\ the Flora Belle was. Everybody from banker to bootblack knew the tale. At this time the old National TiuaU-'j on Sycamore street was me bon ton theatre of Cincinnati, and its galiartt men and lovely women thronged \hc performances. One night the comr.o- tiore attended and as he entered th^re was a series of nudgings and whis- perings. \There's the commodore. There's the owner of Flora Belle.\ The play was one of those \Bertha flie Sewing Machine Girl,\ dramas, w-th a \hyperbole\ heroine, and there was one scene in which the lovsr pro- posed marriage. \No.\ said the heroine. \I can never be your wife, Harold. You arc weal- thy, you are a millionaire, while 1 am only \a poor sewing girl. If I marry you all my friends will say it w:;s f r your money, and I love you. darl ng. for yourself. Get rid of your raone-. my darling, and I will be your wife.\ And she matte her exit in tears. The Jover walked up and down tho stage, wringing bis hands. \How.\ lt«» cried, \ran I win her? How'c.<» 1 ijet rid of my money?\ That was the old com.moclo e's cue. He rose up in the centre of the par- QUPtte and *kc> .ted: •Buy Hie »•*;«» Belle!\ and the up upon, the afHlunien tpu e and niijifii JI bca.it Bv n inn 4 tl m present i=- 1 ) ing almo-* cii .1. ' bone and in 1 < \o back the rm te • face, a,nd the MI > T\aid li e h) « 1 to sea. even Uu '< b.xk len s 1. - f-' that tfiuK tc>\> i 1 ing gently uiv • 1 rpliewd at n-. p - and qviot t ml tli- \ his strrns; h J I I 1 i< bather v.ho e Loo it \\i\ b pifs°i\i VvLc 11 right side of the IJ< and thus avoid th - of the incoming w heart. In every .< posted the munv haustion 0* «mi' « back.\—Jr<k O.MI Now the T>fo'»Jo < it\ were 11 • ub e 1 pi 1 taints which IK; 1 1 thf> !a\tnb m Uon n VVh\ <-<HK iQ i \ asked a strange w 1 \Do you not kiion t foim to ( al wu< law M ; ar^ doins it j they look mrui v ( | glass, and the put | thev pi i seni is t! j bo the p«ppU ( i i I glass rn the I la-wi •-. j se vet, to tht c«)u\ ' td'n m-itiuil : But such is tht : ' wt tall nia uni u it ; tains, ai on. i •» „ I while t'lf ant i I i i aiit^ giass In ^ ii * ' ext.aoi iar \ L at • it M>OH ti ok t i U JSJ* the Sum \Yes mused Mr. Henpeck, \my wife has a most even disposition. She's like this all the time.\ Keclusn I,eU Wealthy. Springfield, Ohio, Dec. 31.—Forty- £ve thousand dollars in government Lends, with the coupons still attached and running back thirty years, wsre found in a hut occupied by Hermitt Tpsilanti Smith, who died a few tiaya ago; He had lived near Fletcher, ML- ami -county, tor forty yeais, and was not known to haye a cent. Hie mind was deranged years ago by the death of - 1 ; -h*s v wife. Pension vouchers amounting to .about $2,500 were aiso ( j ainndo n th i 1 * < ^ ; pn. wy with r1 c n i ~ : Chicago liilnnip Before A J O n n _ pressman ho ^ is I the New ^oik Sun c ' of the Eieiupff P of the Ntw ^oik T i his many ypars ot work Mi Cuun I . and foremost in hit, SOlOUSl} lllljstl.llf 1 i at a \C 1 fiuu tio'i c tii Theie v re tfu oi 1 i * Dr tin t. pi OILS io, ' . pieseD* One of ti e i t ing a d\\natu in( dc t \ » ifoice id fini'l.od (ii ' Cumn ' ^s sat ,it «h 1 c > i i deep in thought o\ei iJn » ^ a Paper. • \The murderpr crept up •> side,\ whispered the i H L ii t tremulouslj \H e t) o i i I ^ i asleep But I \\?« aw >' v' » hl Hours passed between h ' °^ thp watch unt'ci n\ in'I « I ' ' k (1 into my face and <a ^ 1 1 i- * i ' t v above my head TUM *S 'I nt to strike Ihe.u d a lo- v 1 ' t c • 1 p«-peiado leapt (1 fioi ii i o i t r I disappeared out of tli\ w i ] < « N A>1 ' nr, what do MHI «up,i - • i n he asked in thund<icus \'i ^ Mi Cummings c t imc of v °- nient \I'd have hustled d< w n to my office »nd written it up I\' 1 ' \'' i ni >' tie replied m a mat'^i iCfu r w \\\ Philadelphia Post.

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