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Local Matters. IN THE OIL BUSINESS. PEOPLE IN PRINT. BRIEF MENTION. —\The Thief\ at the opera house! to-morrow evening. j —There are^ several defective wooden diile-walks in town that should be re- placed with cement. —Next Sunday at 10:30 a. m. forty hours' devotional services will com- mence at St. Peter's Catholic church. —The Epworth League of the Metho- dist church will hold a sale of baked goods next Saturday afternoon at the express office. \ ~B. J. Klett has sold his ice business, stock, rigs, etc., to John Bachman, of Naumburg, who will take charge of the business June 1st. i Walker-Heck Oil Company, of Bakers field, C*'-, Sold ioiL$90,QQQ toGile.N j Easton, Formerly of Lowville, and John Lee, Jr., of San Francisco. We clip the following article from ! the Bakrsfield Californian.of April 17th relative to the sale of the Walker-Heck j Oil company for $90,000 to a new com- j pany of which Giles N. Easton, for-! merly of Lowville is one. I \G. N. Easton and John Lee, Jr., re- turned from Los Angeles last night, where yesterday their purchase of the Walker-Heck Oil Company, Inc., the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section 30-28-28,in the Kearn River field, was consummated. It has been reported that the price paid was $100,OX), and again $75,000, but al- WANT JOB WITH UNCLE SAM. —The members of the Lowville Band are making arrangements to hold a fair at Virkler hall, May 10th to 15th. Several special features will be intro- duced. —One hundred members of Lowville lodge, I. O. 0. F., attended services in body at the Presbyterian church last Sunday evening and listened to an in- teresting sermon by the pastor, Rev. Cuthbert C. Frost. -The condition of Justice Watson M. . Th h four comp]eted wellaf --Rogew,of-Waterown who-ha*. beenm und * r con8truc tion and one poor health for some time, is consider- water well wjth raater v ia i on the ably improved, but it improbable that. gronnd for three more ri A1 1 of tne he will not again take up court work ; propert 8Uch <« houses and material before fall at the earliest, , on the property is a part in the sale . —Black River is an erratic stream. | The leases are for twenty yeajs and The paper makers doing business alongi have more than nineteen yet to run. its banks are continually howling Walker and Heck commenced opera- either for more water or because they tions less than a year ago and have de- have got too much. Just at present /j*gToped one of the best small properties they have got more than they want> in the field. It is understood that the —Joseph Kaelin, son of Casper*nd new owners have an option to buy the the late Mary Kaelin, died in Utica land. They are well-known in San last Friday. He was born in Lewis i Francisco and Oakland business county in 1863. His occupation waslcles.\ that of a molder and he was employed for several years by the Utica Radia- tor Company. —George W. Lanpher, a West Low- ville farmer, is the owner of a hen that despises the earth, and so flies into a big maple tree, to the height of about fifteen feet, and In the nest she has built, lays an egg every day. The eggs are high in price. —The Jefferson County Patrons' Fire Relief association has received notifica- tion that the barn on the farm of John though the gentlemen did not make the guest,\ of Mr. and Mrs. George public the amount this morning, it is ! Sherwood. understood that it was almost $90,000. | —Mr. and Mrs Charles White, who They have taken over the entire hold-1 have been spending the winter in the ings of the company and with C. B. southern part of the state, have .re- Colby, will comprise the new company. They met with Mr. Colby this morning to perfect the reorganization of their company. All of the stock will be con- trolled by these three gentlemen. Their property consists of two ten-acre leases, the Old Bald Eagle Jr. and the Eaglet. -—W. J. Ralsten is confined to the About Fifty Application* Filed for the house with grip. ' Position of Mail Carriers in —Miss Nellie TT Breenanct 'MisB'Mw— Low rill e. — E. McGovern spent Sunday with Water- town friends. —Mrs. Susan B. Chamberlain has re- turned from Castorland after a three months absence. —George Loeen left yesterday for Hart, Mich., where he has an engage- ment as cheesemaker. —Mrs. Frank Patten goes to Roches- ter next Tuesday to visit her mother, Mrs. Charles E. Boshart. —Mrs. Yale Moore has returned from a two months' visit with her parents in Baltimore and sister in Washington. —Miss Gertrude Render, of Antwerp, has been spending a few days in town, turned to Lowville. —Mrs. E. A. Burdick and son, Theo- dore G., of Big Moose, are spending the week with her pareants, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller. —Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barrett left two | Tuesday for the Bald Mountain house, ^ulton Chain, t0 open the same_tothe_ public for the season. —Mrs. R. R. Smiley and daughters, Ethel and Evelyn, have gone to Syra- cuse to spend three weeks with Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Coddington. —Miss Louise .Zecher has returned from Torrington, Conn., where she has been spending some time with her sis- ter, who has been in poor health. — Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Joslin* of Wa- tertown, after visiting their mother, Mrs. Catherine A. Mastin, and sister, Mrs. Charles G. Dowd, have gone to New York to remain until fall.; On Saturday, May 1st, at the Acad- emy chapel, will be held civil service ex- aminations for the position of mail car- riers in Lowville, three of whom wi(l be employed, together with one substi- tute carrier. The examinations will be conducted by Harry M. Lanpher, as district secretary of the civil service; A. M. Lanpher\ postmaster; Frank Waters, temporary member of the civil service commission. The examination will embrace spelling, arithmetic, let- ter writing, penmanship, copying from plain copy, United States geography, reading addresses, etc. Nearly fifty applications have been filed for the The salaryy THE LATE FRANK C. DOIG. pwition.—The salar of earner for the first year is $600; second, $800; third, $900; fourth, $1,000. KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT. Boy- cir- .M.oose River Hotel. J. U. Valcourt, for some years pro- prietor of the Moose River hotel, has Bold his place to Walter D. Rinkle, of Boonville, and Robert H. Evans, of Utica, They expect to take immediate possssion. Etlis H. Robert*, Jr., and James land Meet Instant Death. Ellis H. Roberts, Jr., son of George L. Roberts, Utica, and James Boy land, of Canandaigua, were killed and James E. Morse, of Utica, was badly injured Memorial Adopted by the Board of Management of the Lowville Club. The followingtrttratsrto the~memory of the late Frank C. Doig was adopted by the board of management of the Lowville Club, at their first meeting since his death. In the full meridian of his mental vigor and his ripe experience, our friend and brother, Frank C. Doig, haa passed from the light, the music, and the perfumes of earth to the world of eternal beauty beyond the sun. That summons to which every one shall harken and all mortality obey reached him in the zenith of his powers and with his plans of future work all spread out before him. We desire to place upon record this testimonial of our love and Regard for the departed, feeling asTTas beenT lo beautifully said: \When hearts, whose truth was proven, Like thine, are laid in earth, There should a wreath be woven To tell the world their worth. \ Frank C. Doig was a charter member, and the first president of this club, hold- j ing the later position for a period of five yearB, from 1894 to 1898, inclusive. He took an active interest in its organ- ization and did zealous and efficient work for the building of our beautiful SUPREME COURT IN SESSION. Ros« M. Urtx, Executrix, Against the .New York Central Railroad Company, Ha* Held thft-Attaniinn of the Court Since Tuesday. The April term of the supreme court, Hon. William E. Scripture presiding, opened at the court house in Lowville, Tuesday afternoon. Richard C. Otis, of Denmark, was made foreman of the grand jury, and Charles H. Zimmer, of West Turin, clerk. There are twenty- five cases on the calendar, a number of which are ready for trial. Thus far cases have been disposed of as follows: Coral M. Le Pointe, as administra- tor, etc., against John W. Moyer and Charles W. Pratt; over the term. The people of the State of New York against George Ingersoll; action to re- ft penalty; settled. . ONE1DA COUNTY GRAFTERS. Swancott Sentenced to Three Years in Auburn Prison—\Collins and Vande- walker Fined $1,000 Each—Jones Taken to Prison—McCre*ry Indicted. Frederick E. Swancott, supervisor. and chairman of the republican county committee, was found guilty of grand larceny in the second degree in connec- tion with the so-called Oneida county graft cases,as disclosed by former State Comptroller Glynn. When the jury an- nounced the verdict against Swancott, Justice Andrews thanked them and stated that the verdict was a just one. Yesterday Swancott was sentenced to a term in Auburn prison for a period not exceeding five years and not less than three years. This means a three years* sentence under the good be* havior rule. \ JfiiTCiT J^hlTCottlnsT | business with his father in Columbia C. ' street, in Utica, and Albert H. Vande- when a touringcar owned by Roberta elub-house. H*h was ever an earnest . John J. Shannon against Francelia Lanpher; over the term. LeRoy Crawford against William . Green and Arthur S. Dwight; over the walker, the clerk of the Oneida county term. , board of supervisors, pleaded guilty to Daniel B. Thurston against the town > felony and escaped a prison sentence of Lewis; over the term. . j by the payment oi fines of $1,000 each. Ezra Waldron against Minnie Wai-; Robert McCreary, supervisor of th* dron, action for divorce; tried by the i First ward, Utica, was indicted by d ! dd j \•'•$ • L. Moore, near Collinsville, was struck by lightning during the night of April 21st and burned to the ground. The insujanc'e on the barn and contents la $l,30tf. —The Lowville fire department council has organized by electing A. A. Copeley secretary and A. A. Cook treasurer for the ensuing year. Mon- day. May 31st, was designated as. the date for the spring parade and review, and Saturday, September 25th, for the annual inspection, review and parade. Benefit Card Party, There will be a card party for the ^benefit of St. Peter's church at Virkler hall, this (Thursday) evening, under the auspices of the young ladies of the church. Progressive euchre will be played. Everybody is cordially invited to attend. Admission, 25 cents. First of the Season. \^ Next Saturday afternoon at Forest Park the Lowville Academy base balb team will cross bats with the Water- town high school team. The home team is-jn fine condition for the opening .•game. With few exceptions the same team which defeated Watertown at Lowville last year will be in the field, fcnd an interesting game is anticipated. The game will be called at three ^o'clock. Admission, 25 cents. The Art Exhibition. + Handsome New Residence. •Charles Wisner & Son have taken the contract for the erection of Leon S. Miller's new residence on State street, work upon the foundation for which has already been commenced. The house will be something after the style of the Blackmon residence on State street and will cost about $12,000. —Mrs. E. A. Priest has returned from Florida, where she spent the win- ter with relatives. She was accom- panied by her brother, E. W. Davis, who has gone to Seattle, Wash., to spend the coming summer with friends. —Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Easton left yesterday for Hart, Mich., their future home. Mr. and Mrs. Easton have been good and kind neighbors for many years, and we regret exceedingly their departure from Lowville. With their many freinds we wish them success in their new home. LOWVILLE OPERA HOUSE. \ The Thief Will be the Attraction To- Morrow Evening. \The Thief.\ the extraordinary French play by thatgreat dramatist, Henri Bernstein, which comes to the Lowville opera house to-morraw (Fri- day) evening is universally regarded as the best of his works. It is a tale of crime committed by a young wife greedy for her husband's love and who sees that the only one way of holding him to her heart is to dress beyond her means and his own. His salary com- pels her to dress inexpensively. She notes that he admires well-gowned women and she notes too that those women are attracted to him by his very love of feminine finery. Fearful of losing him she secretly orders gowns that cannot possibly be paid for by him. Hounded by the creditors she yields to temptation and systematically robs her friends in their houses during visits ~ „ , , A ,, i she makes them. In time she is dis- Govemor Hughes signed Assembly, covered indirectly through the inter- man Boshart s bill, denning cider I ven tion of a youth who has pestered Yost Creditors Get 22.1 Per Cent. Final accounting has been had in the matter of the assignment of George E. Yost for the benefit of creditors to Robert J. Buck, Silas L. George and (Jeorge Kelsey and* the assignees have oeen discharged. The estate paid divi- dends, aggregating 22.1 per cent on claims of $83,000. Advertised Letters. The list of advertised letters at the Lowville post-office is as follows: Har- rington Dowajine, L. H. Davis, L. Gar- rett, Clara Kimmide, AdelbertPerdins, D. A. Miller, Mike Merrion, Mrs. Anna E. Brown, Mrs^-Consseliuan, Mrs. Will Dauise, Miss Lizzie Gilbert, Alvih Hewry, Miss Anna Hugg_and MJiss Car- rie Markham. Cider Vinegar. turned turtle two and a half miles east of Victor, at Woodruff's Corners, at 11 o'clock Thursday night. Mr. Morris was driving the car. William Conway, an- other occupant of the car, was thrown 40 feet but was not injured. The acci- dent occurredon a sharp turn in the Morse is sales ^agent ofThe Nordyce & Mar mon Company of Indianapolis, automobile manufacturers. Mr. Rob- erts' father was formerly business manager of the Utica Morning Herald. Mr. Morse, the injured man, was taken to the home of a Mr. Gillis and later to the Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua. Mr. Roberts and Mr. Morse left Utica early Thursday morning for Rochester to visit a sister of Mr. Morse. The two young men reached Canandaigua early that evening and there met Messrs. Boy land and Conway. The party of four started out for a ride in the auto at about 10:45, and the accident occur- red fifteen minutes later. Mr. Roberts and Mr. Boyland were crushed under- neath the car. Mr. Roberts was aged 35 years, and had been employed as bookkeeper at the office of Charles Millar & Company. Mr. Morse is a son of Rev. J. B. Morse, of IndianapoliB. JOHU P. BERNHOLZ KILLED. Skull Crushed by Failing Heater at -^Plant of the Rome Metal Company and Death Was Instantaneous. John P. Bernhofc, of Dix, who was 65 years old this month, was instantly j killed Saturday afternoon in the plant! of the Rome. Metal Company, where he < had been employed the past 25 years, j Several men were engaged in lower-; ing a heater, consisting of a number of radiators, the heater being about feet from the floor. A platform had been erected under the heater and tackle had been attached to three sides of the heater for the purpose of lower- ing. Edward Volk was on a ladder and was about to knock out a bolt which held the platform in position,when Mr. Bernholz came along and he took hold-^4 The following music programme will Jje rendered at the art exhibition at the ; ^Academy thTs evening: Vocal ~Bolo, {\tioTr-conrrctedr- Miss Waters, accompanied by Miss Craig, violinist, and Miss Robertson, pianist; piano duet by Misses Shumway and Virkler; quartet, Messers. Abell, Plunkett, Milligan and Claffey; violin solo by Miss Snyder, accompanied by Miss Dekin; vocal solo, Miss Robert- son, accompanied by Miss Craig, violin- ist, and Miss Waters, pianist. g vinegar\ under the agricultural law as vinegar made exclusiiyey from pure apple juice and requiring all vinegar sold to be plainly marked as to its character and authorizing the commis- sioner of. agriculture in cases of vio- lations of the law to publish the name of each person, firm or corpora- \ Going to Boonville. Irving Patmore, during the past twelve years with Fowler Brothers, has purchased the hardware and plumbing business of Mr. Gibbs in Boonville and will soon remove to that 'place. Mr. Patmore has had twenty-four years ex-- perience in the business. During their residence in Lowville Mr. and Mrs. Patmore have been prominently identi- fied with fraternity organizations and have made many friends who will wish them success in their new home. Miss Fearless & Co. The presentation of the comedy, \Miss Fearless & Co.,\ by the Delta Gamma Sorority at Virklers hall, Tues- day evening, pleased a large audience. We would hardly dare to say that one character was interpreted better than another, all the young ladies doing well, and showing the careful instructions of Mrs Perry G. Williams, under whose direction the play was given. Between the second and third acts the Sorority favored the audience with a fraternity song, which was greatly enjoyed. Valedictorian of His Class. \ LeRoy W. Doxtater, of Lowville, who will graduate from the Michigan College of Dental Surgery, Ann Arbor, Mich., in June, has been chosen vale- dictorian of his class, which numbers about seventy-five. Mr. Doxtater is a graduate of Lowville Academy and has done remarakbly good work during his three years' course in the University of Michigan. During this time he has never missed a class or failed in a sub- ject All his work has been above the honor mark, and he is considered one of the best workmen in his class. Mr. Doxtater is a good object lesson for young men who are standing around with their hands in their pockets wait- ing for something to \turnup.\ His prospects are bright for a prosperous and useful future.- Dcath of Charles M. Peeler. \ Charles M. Peeler, who had been in poor health for several months, died last Thursday at his home in %ht>. nnrth- Base BalL The schedule of the Lowville base ball team has been completed by Man- ager Brower, and is as follows: Water- town High School at Lowville, May 1; Copenhagen H. S. at Copenhagen, May 8; Copenhagen at Lowville, May 15; Watertown H. S. at Watertown, May 22; Carthage H. S. at Lowville, May 29; Carthage H. S. at Carthage. June 12. This fills every date except,that of June 5. Ruth L. Bibbins. Ruth L. Bibbins, daughter of Ward H. and Luella C. Bibbins, of Rodman, died Saturday at the Watertown City hospital after a two weeks' illness with appendicitis, aged 18 yea^s and 5 months. Besides her parents, Miss Bibbins is survived by three brothers, Frank, of Morrison, III., and Fred and Clarence, of Rodman, and one sis- ter, Mrs. Lena M. Gummings, of Burrs Mills. Dropped Dead at Newark. Charles R. North, a well-known con- tractor and builder of Watertown, dropped dead at Newark, N. J., Fri- day, where he had been since December engaged in the construction of a large building. He was 38 years of age and had always enjoyed good health. Mr. North passed his younger years at Pulaski, where he was married to Stella Kellogg, who survives him, to- gether with two sons, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. .A North, all of Wa- tertown. her with attention. The truth is re- vealed and her offenses condoned in the end. ___—«______ Appropriate $90,000 for New Jail. The Jefferson county board of super- visros has authorized the building of a new jail in Watertown pnjthe plans pre- pared by Architect 0. D. Greene, Jr. The sum of $90,000 was authorized for the work, although Mr. Greene is of the opinion that from $72,000 to $73,000 will build it, exclusive of his fees, which will amount to about $4,000. It is to be built of light colored brick, faced on the inside with enameled brick, and a little over two stories in height, the idea being to provide for extending it up another story if there is a demand for additional accommoda- tions. and faithful member, deeply interested in the club, its social life and good fel- lowship, and will be sadly missed by us all. His useful public life, his ster- ling character, his kindly and friendly disposition, and his loyal devotion to the club and its interests, endeared him to his fellow members, and we feel that we do not overstate it when we say he was the best loved member of the club. So in the community in which his life was passed,no citizen was better liked or more generally respected and there has been none whose death was more universally regretted. To rugged honesty he added native good sense, and we all came to rely up- on his Judgment and friendly counsel. His charity was large, and with liberal hand and loyal heart he gave freely to every worthy object As a citizen he was always public spirited and active in everything that was for the public good. In the words of a great orator: \He added to the sum of human joy, and were everyone for whom he did some loving service to bring a blossom to his grave he would sleep to-night beneath a wilderness of flowers.\ \There was, there is, no stronger, gentler, manlier man.\ His home life was ideal; he was a loving and indulgent husband and father and an affectionate brother; his nature was such that his happiest mo- ments were spent in the sacred precincts of home, and in sweet association of those he loved, by whom he was loved and honored in an unusual degree, and his dying bed was rendered sweet by their loving ministrations. To the stricken family in this hour of their bereavement we can say but little; words are but idle at the best, but to them we extend our earnest prayerful sympathy, hoping, trusting, believing, that we shall be separated for but a little while, and that in the great be- yond, toward which we all hasten, the family shall be reunited, and that we shall all \meet him face to face.\ \Then be contentrpoor heart! God'8 plans, like lilies, pure and white, unfold. Wo muat not-tear-the close shut leaves ; y court and interlocutory degree granted. Charles E. Riggs against Harvey N. Gaylord; action for damages for breach of contract; tried by the court and Judgment for plaintiff for $231:33. Lida M. Andrus against Leyi , , a y £ ! gran jury, yesterday on a joint indict* j ment with F. E. Swancott, John Col— lins and John W. Potter, for alleged fradalent auditing of bills against the county in violation of section 166 of the H. Penal Code. Supervisor McCreary waa id H l. }£ gait Leyi H. peiso McCreary aa Andrus; action on contract; settled. immediately arraigned. His counsel Taggart Paper Company against John August Merrill, asked for time to ex- W. 01mstead and John Hunter; over amine the indictment and decide what plea to make to it, and was given until Friday morning at 10:30 to decide. Mc- Creary's bail was fixed at $3,000. Forjner Sheriff Samuel H. Jonea.who has been confined in the Oneida county jail since his conviction and sentenced by Judge Andrews, was yesterday taken to Auburn to begin his sentence of two Verdict for $6,500. After a trial which lasted five days in supreme court at Watertown, Louis F. Massa was given a verdict of $6,500 against the Watertown Engine Co. It was an action on alleged breach of a contract engaging Mr. Massa as gen- eral manager of the company on March 13, 1907. He claimed the contract con- tinued for 18 months at a salary of the ladder for the purpose of steadying it. As soon as Mr. Volk knocked out j the bolt a part of the tackle broke and ! the heater pitched forward, pinning, Mr. Bernhola to the floor, crushing his ' skull and breaking his left leg, and! other injuries were inflicted. Death < was instantaneous. , The deceased was well known and had a great many friends. He was born near Constableville and had sev- eral relatives-in Lewis county. His first wife was Mary-CooneyT-whadied-about- six years ago, and for his second wife he married Miss Marie Noon, of Utica, about three months ago. The follow- ing children survive : C. A. Bernholz, Albert and Joseph, of Rome; Louis, Lawrence, Andrew and Leo Bernholz, of Dix; also three sisters, Mrs. John Breast, of Utica; Mrs. John Wilber, of West Leyden, and Mrs. Joseph Miller, of Constableville, and four brothers, August, Joseph, Anthony and Frank Berhnolz, of Rome. Only Seven and One-Half Per Cent At the final meeting of creditors of the bankrupt Watertown Paper com- pany, Trustee Fred B. Pitcher re- ported $8,613.80 on hand for distribution apart; Time will reveal the .hidden cups of gold. And if through patient toil we reach the land Whe.e weary feet, with sandals loose, may rest, say, Then shall we know and clearly stan'd,—I think that we shall *'God knows the best.\ Resolved, That this memorial be spread upon the records of the Club, a copy of the same be presented to the family of our departed brother, that the same be furnished to the press for publication. Fred C. Schraub, Edgar S. K. Merrell, Jay S. Bowen, Committee. NEW WATERWORKS SYSTEM. State Water Supply Commission Ap- proves Scheme for Separate System for West Carthage. The State Water Supply Commis- sion has granted the application of the village of West Carthage for permis- sion to construct a water supply and to and a final and total dividend to credi- build a con duit line to the village. Only one witness was sworn, Herman tors of seven and a half per cent, was ordered. The decision of United States^ court sustaining the claim of some $70,- 000 presented by the H. Remington & $7,200 per year.and that it was violated Sons Co on an account greatly reduced em part of the town of Lowville, aged 66 years and six months. Mr. Peeler by occupation was a stone mason. He was an honest, upright citizen, a good neighbor, kind husband and indulgent father. For four years Mr. Peeler served as a member of Company G., Third New York Cavalry. Besides his widow he is survived by one son and one daughter, Frank Peeler, of Water- town, and Miss Cora Peeler, of Herki- mer; also one brother, Frank Peeler, of Philadelphia, Pa. The funeral ser- vices were held from the late home of the deceased Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. W. Earnshaw officiating; interment in the Reed cemetery. Fertilizers. Many grades for various crops, all in 100 pound casks. Analysis holds out this fertilizer. Not controlled by the fertilizer trust, therefore can be sold at.honeatfprices. It will certainly pay you to give it a trial. Louis Bush. Taken to Poor House. Broken in body and spirit, suffering from paralysis which will prevent all thought of sustaining work during the remainder of his life, Warren H. BaP lard, son of Watertown's leading- under- taker years ago, has been committed to the Jefferson county home by Superin- tendent Redmond to there spend his re- maining days. It is one of the most pitiful cases which has come to the at- tention of the department of charities in many a day. New Grocery Store—Cash Prices. I have opened a grocery store in the Virkler Block, with a complete line of new goods at prices that are right. Quality and quantity of goods guaran- teed. Give me a chance to save you some money. I buy butter and eggs. 24-2 W. F. Fellows. ^ Havitand China. 1n all TKe new p at Agens' Jewelry store. designs 24-2 At Hall's. Special purchase, the famous \Iron Man\ 50c suspenders so we can sell them at 29c. Coal at Lowest Price. Order coal now befpre the advance. We will take orders the remainder of the week* at $6 per ton delivered. The Arthur Grain & Coal Co. Garden and Field Seeds. Garden and field sweet peas and corn, great variety of fodder seed corn, bought for less than they now cost' to replace. Big stock of clover and tim- othy seeds. Common and fancy seed oats and barley. Get my prices before you buy your seeds. Louis Bush. —We have a large assortment 'of ladies'and men's fine shoes and oxfords at A. M. Johnson's. with his discharge by the board of di- rectors at the end of six month's~ser- vice. He sued for $13,085.35. The de- fense set up incompetency, alleging that Massa's management entailed a loss of $30,000, which they asked. Delta People Mutt Leave. The residents of Delta,Oneida county, are again disturbed with being served with notices by state officials to vacate their properties by May 1st, as they will be taken by the state at that time. These notices are served on the resi- dents in the lower part of the village, who were served blue prints two weeks ago, signifying to them that the state proposes to take their property. The blue prints were a surprise to the Del- taites as they did nr>t think they would be reqired to get out under two or three years if at all, and now that they are served with papers to get out at once, they really think something is doing. This is working a great hard- ship to some of the residents, as they have no money to get out with, and the state is not paying them anything on their property, and what is more the property owners do not know when they, will realize on their property. Watch Repairing. Done promptly and all work guaran- teed at Agens' Jewelry Store. 24-2 At Keay's, Easton Street • Roses, carnations and a large variety of plants. Funeral designs a specialty. Phone 283b; 22-4 Pure Clean Seeds. We have complete stock of seeds, as we purchased a full car. By buying in large quantities we can save you money. Examine our stock and prices. The Arthur Grain & Coal Co. Gravel and Sand. Apply at the coal office of L. B. Par- ker & Son for gravel or sand. Having arranged with the Lowville & Beaver River Railroad Company, we are pre- pared to furnish gravel or sand at the yard or make delivery as the case may be. Usual price. Phone No. 277. 23-2 L. B. Parker & S^on. —What is \Bar-ne-lin?\ —Johnson's shoes wear well. —What is \Bar-ne-lin?\ —Competent girl wanted to do gen- eral housework; P. O. box 202 24-2. —What is \Bar-ne-lin?\ —Bargains in children's shoes that wear at Johnson's. the dividends to the other creditors. Wants to Know. Mr. Editor: Can you give me any in- formation as to whether tuberculosis was found in the herd of cattle taken from William Holsworth, a farmer of this town, and slaughtered in Albany? —Enquirer. We have no authentic information in regard to the matter. We have heard that in two or three of the cows were symptoms of tuberculosis, but no report has been given out by the State Dairy Department at Albany.—Ed. . Boonville High School Teachers. Principal S. J. Neff has been en- gaged at the same salary as last year, $1,300. Prof. H. G. Grubel, training class, $700. Miss Catharine E. Cavanagh at same salary as last year, $600. Miss Edna F. Allen at same salary as last year, $600. Miss Natalie Reed Jones is retained at $500. Other teachers engaged are the fol- lowing: Miss Clara Miller at $10.00 per week; Miss Edna Griffith at $9.00; Miss Mildred Mitchell was advanced to the position held by Mrs. Higby in the sixth grade at $10.00 per week. Coal dealers nave been asked to pre- sent sealed bids for the supplying of coal for the coming year. Wanted. \\Young stock to pasture on the G. R. Easton farm. Enquire of Edward Lock- row, on the premises, or write to M. W. Holt. • 22-3 Notice to Farmers. E. E. Williams will ship cattle, calves and hogs from the Lowville stock yards Saturday, May 1st. The price paid for calves weighing 140 pounds or over. Seeds. \ \We have a fall assortment of timothy and clover, red top, peas, etc. . These are the Whitney-Noyes Company brands, the same grades we have had for many years. Quality and prices right. We have a first-class lawn seed at reasonable price. At the old stand on Dayan street. F. J. Bowen & Son. I. Starkweather, a trustee of the vil- lage of West Carthage. He testified as to the present plans of taking the supply of water from the Vrooman springs in the town of Denmark, where a reservoir is—to-be-built. It is pro- posed to construct a standpipe about three-fourths of a mile from the head- springs. The pipe line will be about three miles in length. The taxpayers have already voted the sum of $30,000 for the construction of the system and can secure money on four per cent, bonds. Two objections had been filed. The objectors were Amorite Crook and Elizabeth and Emma Kelner, who claimed that their farm lands would be deprived of water if the system was constructed. The commission passed a resolution that the application of the village be granted. The commission held that the plans were just and equitable and that because of the notices that had been served upon them that a water supply from West Car- thage was a public necessity and that he determination of damages had been properly taken care of and that no municipalities would be affected by the execution of the lands. The trustees of the village have de- cided to spend about $6,000 upon the streets this summer, and will begin the work at once. Notice of Meeting to Hear Complaints. Take Notice: The assessors of the village of Lowville, N. Y., have pre- pared their assessment roll for the cur- rent year; that a copy thereof has been deposited with the village clerk, at his ffi in idd ill h itt be the term. Grace Cleveland against Clarence Cleveland; action for divorce; over the term. Taggart Paper Company against Cas- par Engert; over the term. The first case tried before a jury was that of Rose M. Urtz, as administra- trix, etc., of Richard M. Urtz, deceased, against the New York Central arid Hud- son River Railroad Company. The fol- lowing jurymen were accepted: Edwin Beach, Watson; CharlesO'Hara,Turin; Michael Fogarty, West Turin; Albert Klosner, West Turin; Jay Salsburg, Greig; Charles Boni, Denmark; Edgar Barker, Denmark ; William J. Hough- ton, Lowville; Nicholas Henry,Watson; James Roach, West Turin; Ward Higby, Highmarket; William Stafford, Mon-] tague. ! The action grows out of one of the many settlements made by Henry J. McCormick while claim agent for the R., W. & O. division. Richard Urtz' was killed at agradecrosssingat Boon- { ville, April 9, 1906, while returning to I his home in Lewis county, some 15 ] miles from Boonville. With him was one John Mattis. The accident occurred near Barber's mill and at apoint whe it is claimed the deceased did not have a clear and unobstructed view of the track. Urtz left surviving a widow and two little children. A third child was born soon after the father's death. The complaint alleges.that the train which struck decedent was run- ning at an excessive rate of speed and that proper signals of the approach j were not given. i It appears that -about a week Urtz 's death, Claim Agent McCormick called on the widow and prepared papers for her appointment as administratrix of her husband's estate, promising to investigate the case and call again in the hope of bringing abont a substantial settlement. Later he reported the acci- dent to his higher officials and obtained a check payable to Mrs. Urtz for $2,- 250. A few days after he called upon her again, stating that he had exam- ined the case and found she had little if any chance of recovery, but $hat the company had agreed to compensate her for the loss of the team and wagon and if she would accept $500 he was author- ized to effect a settlement at that figure. The complaint alleges that Mrs. ' Urtz was unadvised as to her legal] rights or the true circumstances of the accident and that, relying upon McCor- ick- 2 s^tatement& of-fact^and a& ta the^ attitude of the company, she finally signed a release and accepted what he told her correctly set forth the terms of the settlement. But since she has discovered that the terms as set forth in the release were $2,250, rather than the terms as set forth to her. After obtaining Mrs. Urtz's signa- ture to the release, McCormick forged her nlame to the back of the check and subsequently deposited it to his own credit in the Watertown National bank. The complaint alleges that after the railroad company learned of the fraud practiced upon Mrs. Urtz they received back from McCormick $1,750 which he had appropriated to his own use. Defendant's answer admits the killing but denies the company's liability on account thereof. It also admits that McCormick settled the claim as stated, and seta up a release executed by Mrs. Urtz as a defense to the action. It is claimed that McCormick misrepresented to and deceived defendant by stating that he had applied the check which they gave him to the purpose for which it was intended. The case will probably be com pie ted and given to the jury to-day. A case of somewhat simliar char- acter, brought by one John C. Duquette, was tried at the last term-of Jefferson county court before Judge Edgar C. Emerson and a jury, resulting in a verdict for plaintiff. years in prison for grand larceny. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO. Extracts From the Journal & Republican of April 24, 1884. _ —Mrs. George Carter died Sunday at her home on Shady avenue, aged 48 years. •-.'-..•'• —Dr. J. D. Kelly has sold his prae» tice in Sherburne and wrH- locate in. Utica. —Pensions have been granted to Daniel E. Brown, Thomas Ryan and Solomon Jones. —Stephen Dunham has purchaesd the Dwight Strader place on the hill. 70 - * \» , \round was broken Monday for a ining hall 26 by 80 feet in connection with the Spring houses— —W. H. Smith htfbought of William Dewey the old Clark place on the cor* ner of State and Jackson streets for $1,350. I . . —Miss Edith L. Turner and Misa Kittie V. Dickinson returned Monday from the Boston Conservatory of ' '';'?•£ old armory buiding and lot on Shady avenue have been purchased from L. S. Wilcox by Eugene Arthur for $28.OO0L^-*\ ; r-Judge^ET S. Merrell and Dr. H. S. Hendee have purchased the old Wil- liams place on Shady avenue and will erect a brick block. ~ ~ —The Baptist parsonage is being re- paired, preparatory to the arrival of the new pastor, Rev. D. p. Dean, who is expected to preach his initiatory aer« mon the first Sunday in May. • —At the republican couuty cuuven-* tion held at the court .house, Friday, George J. Drydep, Dr.W. W. Jamiesoo, J. S*. Koster and W. D. Lewis were elected delegates to the state conven- tion. This was the only business that came before the convention ~ '~ T DAKOTA DIVORCE OVERRULED Evidence Taken by Commission in Da* ' V-^ kota in Lewis County Case. a ^t£ W. B. Van Allen, of Carthage, tiaa-ff? just secured a novel divorce suit whiclt^* he brought for Franklin G. Glenn :<if v^ Lewis county against Glenn's tona^t'4tf wife. In 1895 Glenn was married'to'^vW young woman of North Martiosburijig^. They lived together until 'NovembMr'$\ 1, 1896, when the wife left him•an$j£_ went to live in South Dakota. S$n»l§ time later she brought suit in the couHai t of that state, claiming that Glenn: failed to provide for her support. 1907 she married Henry Last year Glenn brought suit foi absolute divorce under the laws of York on statutory grounds, namini Dakota husband as co-respondent, evidence was taken by commission/ Dakota, and the case was tried it December term of court in Lewis ty and an interlocutory decree It was claimed in the trial of suit that the Dakota divorce lid under the laws of the state, suming the Dakota divorce to ID the defendant would be the band of one man in New York another in Dakota. It was claim^ that the courts in Dakota never cured jurisdiction over Glenn. for Lowville Village Property for Sale. The owner, Yale Rice, offers for sale the following real proprety, lo- cated in the village of Lowville, N. Y., viz: The square-roofed house recently occupied by Daniel Simons on the south Bide of Clinton street, and the lot on which it stands, said lot has a frontage on Clinton street, of about 170 feet deep. This house is large and roomy, is supplied with Adirondack water, has cement-bottom celler, new cement side walk and large garden. Also one building lot lying adjacent to the above house and lot, said build- ing lot having a frontage on Clinton street of about 100 feet deep, with fruit trees and new cement side walk. Also the large vacant lot on the west side of .Collins street, with frontage on street of 132 feet, and is 198 feet deep. This lot is one of the most desirable in Lowville, is large enough for two houses, well drained, has a number of fi d l l Th lt Minister Receives $5,000. Rev. Francis Curtis Smith, of w? yille, is one bf the beneficiaries nam«d in the will of Viola Curtis Lyraani. o^ Syracuse, an aunt of Mr. Smith's. Smith will receive $5,000 and the due of the estate is to be divided; tween Edith Adams, of Chicago, Mr. Smith. Mrs. Lyman also left 000 to her attendant, Jane SC ?^* Surrogate's Court. Petition filed for probate of the of Julia A. Salmon, late of willf V^ V U|I W **>• KJV*ftftsAVAf avtV^G VA VJi V citation issued returnable May 24th. Will f Chi Srikld lt —What is \Bar-ne-lin?\ —Call and see our footwear. All kinds of leather, patent kid, gun metal, tan, vici, button and lace welts and turns, oxfords and high shoes at John- J variety office i sai village, where i may b seen and examined by any peraon,until the first Tuesday in May (May 4th) next, and that on such day, at the office of the said village clerk, in said vil- lage, between the hours of one and five in the afternoon, the said assesors will meet for the purpose of completing such assessment-roll and for hearing and determining, complaints in relation thereto, on the application of any per- son conceiving himself aggrieved there- by. Dated, April 27th,1909. , Ledett A. Bostwick, TOolfiarW. McGrath, Albert A. Copeley, Myron M. Lyman, Assessors. Plenty of Feed. High protein feed, Milk Dried Dis- tillers Grains and Biles Union Grains. Good stock forUll kinds of wheat feeds, such as bran, middlings and pure wheat mixed feeds, Pastry and bread flour. Many of these goods going under the present market price. I carry a large of building materials, at the son s. Busy Comer. Louis Bush. Will of Catherine Strickland, Denmark, admitted to probate. Decree entered in the matter of final judicial settlement of the of William J. Milligan,as of the estates of Charles and Lake, late of Lowville. Letters of guardianship of Mary : Beals, an infant of Leyden, issued Calvin D. Beals. , fruit trees and large maples. The lot is terraced to the Btreet and has sand- stone side-walk across entire ront, re- laid last summer' The above described property will be sold for a reasonable price, as a whole, or in parcels if desired, for cash, or upon easy terms, on payment of a part of purchase price and balance secured by first mortgage on premises. For terms and further particulars inquire of Edgar S. K. Merrell, of Lowville. 23-3 On to Stay On. If you are obliged to wear eye glases, get one of our latest stay-on and look-well mountings. Agen' Jewelry Store. 24-2 Building Material. Just received, car fresh Richville lime, cement, brick, sewer pipe, land tile, lath, shingles, prepared plaster. The Arthur Grain & Coal Co. —What is \Bar-n-lin?\ —What is \Bar-ne-lin?\ —We have the exclusive Bale of Gray Bros, shoes, oxfords and ties, and guar- antee a fit, at Johnson's. Carthage and Copenhagen ^ Company Elects Officers. -r^ The annual meeting of the Carthagf/: and Copenhagen Railroad company wasV^ held yesterday at the company's offic*'- at Copenhagen. The following director! 3 were re-elected fdr the ensuing years ' v George J. Dryden, A.'L. Clark, Frank P. Lansing, G. D. Blodgett, A. L, •? Wheeler, George Twining and CharleA. Carpenter, of Copenhagen, and J. A,,..- Outterson, S. M. Strickland, W. Br Van Allen and S. J. Gifford, of Car* thage.: • ' ' ' At a subsequent meeting of the di« * rectors the following officers ywt\ chosen: President, J. A. Outtersoni ,: vice-president, G. D. Blodgett; trea** urer, A. L. Clark; secretary, P. Pi Lansing. ______ m ______^_ 7 I —John Parker, a pioneer resident of Theresa, died Saturday, aged 76 year*, —Farmers in Rosiea and in some see*- tions of Fowler and Macorab find their silos empty and many of them have been buying hay for some time at big prices. They are afraid the cost wjfl eliminate the season's profits.

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