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Penn Yan express. (Penn Yan, N.Y.) 1866-1926, July 03, 1901, Image 3

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« X * • -■ » .1 * « V t * , t 5TI)c $)mn $ an Express. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1901 P olice Justice Baker aud wife are sick with scarlet fever. “ P retty ” June weddings are over for another year. The crop this year was un­ usually large and fine. O n accouut of rural delivery service the post-offices at Crosby, Bariington, and Stever have been discontinued. If you have Fiftv - nine cents ** you can buy a pair of shoes for your child that are worth 85c. Made in Lace or Button, and every pair warranted. w T he receipts of the Yates County Clerk’s office for the month of June amounted 10(152.93. H enry S chroder , aged 52 years, died in »Benton on Wednesday last as the re­ sult of a sun stroke which he sustained a few days previously. T he strawberry season has about ended. The crop has been unusually tine this year, aud the prices low. Black raspber­ ries are next in order. V ital statistics for June; deaths, 8; marriages, 6 ; births, 2. T he expenses of the sheriff's office for the month of June was (30 73. L L. G aston , of Rushville, is report­ ed to have a parrot 46 years old. T he four new rural delivery routes from Dundee began operation on the 1st inst. ALL of the clothing stores of this vil­ lage will close at 12 o’clock, noon, on the Fourth of July. M il o M il l has been shut down for a short time for the purpose of installing new machinery. T he sale of the Lapham residence un­ der mortgage foreclosure, was postponed, on Saturday last, by Referee Edwin Hicks, for four weeks. Personal, Social. Persons desirous of having personal mention made of the visit of friends are requested to •end us the necessary Information — Miss Mary Case is visiting friends In Auburn. — Dr. Peter O. Hanford, of Colorado Springs, is visiting In Penn Yan. — Mr. Leigh Kimball, Dartmouth, ’03, is at home for his summer vacation. — Editor W. A. Brown, of the Canan­ daigua Chronicle , was in town on Satur­ day last. — Mrs. George Sheppard spent last Fri. day in Elmira, the guest of Mr. aud Mrs. Howard Conant. — Miss Helen Stamford, of Grand-View on-Hudsou, Is the guest of Miss Louise P. Sheppard. —The family of Mr. Calvin Russell, o f Eli On Tuesday evening the Nineteeuth Century Club enjoyed a trolley ride to Branchport, where supper was served by Miss Sarah Riggs. —Last Friday afternoon Mrs. William McKay entertained at whist in honor of Mrs. Albert Deau. — Last Friday evening Mis. Mary God­ frey gave a farewell reception to her large circle of friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Delos Hollowell. At Keuka College . The following trustees of Keuka Col­ lege were elected at the annual meeting held on the 25th ult.: Charles W. Kimball, Penn Yan; A. W. Gates, Thompson, Pa.; George R. Holt, Hilton; George H. Bail, Keuka Park; A. D e l a y in receiving orders to start the new rural routes, scheduled to begin July 1st, is somewhat annoying, especially to former patrons of post-offices which have been discontinued. ira, are occupying their cottage at J. Marsh, Poland, N. Y.; Mrs. Cora Rog- I T XT V . 7 T? -wr _ 1_ - T he total assessed valuation this year of the village of Bath, in both real and personal, is (1,991,210. The tax rate is (73.6 per thousand. Others as cheap as 89 cts., only at A ll the grocery stores in Penn Yan will be closed to-morrow. The hotels will probably keep open, aud likewise the hitching stables. O w i n g to the extensive heat, the di­ rectors of the Y . M. C. A. have thought best to postpone, indefinitely, the musi­ cal and literary cutcrtaiumeut, which was to have been held July 9, 10, aud 11. Willow Grove. — M. G. Voelker, Passenger Agent, N. Y. C. R, R., Williamsport, Pa., was in town yesterday. — Mrs. Thomas Turner and son, of Syr­ acuse, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Cramer. — Mr. L. J. Sprague left town last week for the mountains of Virginia on busi­ ness. Mrs. Sprague accompauied him. ers, Lincoln, N. Y.; Z. F. Griffin, Keuka Park; C. M. Bruce, Penn Yan. The officers of the college will not be chosen by the board of trustees till Au­ gust. Trustees for Keuka Institute were chosen as follows : Three years, George L. Stanbro, W. W. Beau, Rev. Z. A. Space, Rev. T. A. Ste­ vens, Keuka Park; Phtneas Ford, Roch­ ester. Church Notes. ' Fmfc m t P-^TVN F PfcNN VAtVHV. A public meeting will be held In Dun- de July 5 to consider the application for a franchise for the Dundee & Bradford electric railroad to operate in that village. T he pension of Peter Rice, of Bellona, his been increased to (12 per mouth, and a widow’s pension of (8 ptr month has been granted to Milinda Fry, of Middle- . . . , , ,, , . — Mrs. Harry Watson aud daughters, AT a meeting of the board of directors , . . . , T ... . . and Mrs. Charles Hunter for the summer. — Miss Mary Goldsmith, who has been spending some days in Ithaca, will visit VauNetteu and Elmira before her return home. of The Citizens Bank of Penn Yan, held June 27,1901, a dividend of 2# per cent., free of taxes, ou the capital stock of that bank; was declared, payable July 1st. P eter M urphy , while at work on Thursday last on the foundation of W. N. Wise’s new basket warehouse on Liberty Street, fell backward and downward about 20 feet, dislocating his left shoul­ der. If you are looking for Something Choice in Molasses, Try our Ponce Porto Rico M ail from New York city is now re­ ceived on Sundays on train 905 on the Northern Central railroad, which arrives at Penn Yan at 8 a. m. The change took effect last Sunday. G eorge B. S mith , of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Penn Yan, and Miss Margaret T he All Inn crowd has organized for the summer of 1901 with about 20 repre­ sentatives. They will spend ten days, from July 6, at Sub Rosa with Mrs Kate Russell as chaperone. M r . and Mrs. Samuel McMath, of Penn Yan, announce the coming mar­ riage of their daughter, Miss Crissie, and Volandi, of Jersey City, N. J., were mar- J. Frank Douglass, which will occur on ried last week, aud are spending their the 8:h o f next month. honeymoon in Penn Yan. A n e w time-table for the Seneca Lake steamers went into effect July 1st. Boats now leave Dresden, going south, at 9 25 a. m„ 1 45 and 6 30 p.m. Going north, at 10 30 a. m., 3 15 and 8.00 p. m. AT a meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners, held on Friday evening, it was decided to extend the mains on Clinton, Walnut, and Johnson Sts., and place mains on Lewis and Cornwell Streets. T he law abolishing some of the war taxes, including stamps on checks, went into effect on Monday last. The taxes were more annoying than expensive, and the people are glad they are rid of them. or Fancy New Orleans. T here will be an excursion aud basket p cnic from Penn Yan to the Soldiers Home, Bath, ou Thursday, July i i , 1901, u ider the auspices of William H. Long Post, No. 486, G. A. R. All are invited. A. Mac K A Y CO. M argaret , the five-year-old daughter of Police Justice Gilbert H. Baker, of this village, died ou Thursday last of scarlet fever. The depth o f such an affl etion no one can know who has not been similarly stricken. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the whole community. T he Glorious Fourth will be celebrated at Electric Park. There will be sports of all kiuds in the afternoon. Dancing af­ ternoon and evening, with good music. Grand display of fireworks, commencing at 8 30 p. m. J ohn G uider was hurt on Wednesday afternoon last while working on the Northern Central track. With others, he was engaged in breaking rails, when a heavy piece bounded backward and struck him ou the leg. No bones were broken. D ied , at her home in Chicago, June 19, 1901, of typhoid fever, Mrs. John Ed­ munds, aged 46 years. Mrs. Edmunds was a sister of Charles Cook, of Branch- port, and lived for many years near Italy Hill. The bereaved family have the sympathy of her many friends. T he Seneca mills, on the outlet, was closed down on Sunday morning, and will probably remain closed for two mouths or more. During the temporary suspension new machinery will be install­ ed for the manufacture, under a new in­ vention, of straw paper, resembling ma- uila. 1 5 ^ e n *s PER POUND! An Elegant at Wagoner’s. White Goods Wonderfully Cheap. Every Item a Bargain. Quantities of sheer light lawns and Dimities, as well as heavier stuffs in cords, stripes, lace work, &cM from 10 cents per yard to one dollar. T he proposition to re incorporate the village of Bath under the provisions of the general Village Law, was submitted to a vote of the tax-payers of that place on Tuesday, June 25, and was defeated by a vote of 135 to 61. The village at­ torney had previously decided that only taxpayers cou d vote at the election. T he Dundee Observer says; “ It is pos­ sible that no fair will be held this year, because of the Pan-American Exposition. It is quite certain, too, that unless the race track is improved, future fairs in Dundee may be postponed indefinitely, as the leading horse owners have declined to enter the racing events while the track exists in its present condition.” T he Geneva Gazette has changed hands. It has been ably conducted for about 57 years by S. H. Parker, who now retires on account of failing health. He will be succeeded by Mr. W. S. Lyon, who will change the paper to a tri-weekly, and possibly, at a later date, to a daily. Editor Parker has well earned his retire­ ment, and his many editorial friends will wish that he may enjoy many years of it. G e n e v a had a case of small pox re­ cently. The victim was quarantined, as usual, and now the city is obliged to meet the expense, which is not small. The guards cost (488, and the a (lending phy­ sician, Dr. McCartty, has rendered a bill.of (3000. For similar services, rendered in Penn Yan, some years ago, by the late Dr. McGovern, the village authoritied re­ fused to pay a bill of (rooo or less. T he trial of George H. Lapham, late President of the First National Bank of Penn Yan, for alleged embezzlement of the funds of the bank, which was set down for July 9th at the U. S. District Court at Jamestown, will probably be pnt over the term again, on account of the continued illness of Mr. Lapham. T he lowest temperature reached by the official themometer at the local weather office last night was 77°, which is the warmest night on record at this place. The previous record was 76°, during the night of August io, 1900. The mean temperature for the twenty-four hours, ending at 8.00 p. m. Tuesday, was 86°, which has only been equaled once, and that was 87°, on August 11, 1900. Linen Skirts. Just received a Hue of Linen Walk­ ing Skirts, deep hem, with rows of stitch­ ing. Just the thing for vacation wear, for traveling, for comfort. A splendid quality at | 3.98 each. Summer Underwaists for Children. The celebrated M waists in all sizes. Three qualities, priced 15 , 20 , and 25 cts. Bulk Perfumes. Woodworth’s standard odors. Violets of Sicily, White Hose, Crab Apple Blos­ som, Hose Imperial, and Jockey Club, by the ounce, 30 to 55 cents, T.O. Hamlin&Co. T he summer time schedule of the Lake Keuka Navigation Company goes info effect to day. Boats will leave Penn Yan at 9.30 a. m., 1. 00, 2.30, 3 50, aud 6.30 p. m., arriving at Hammondsport at 12.00 m., 3.10, 5 30, 6.20, and 8 30 p. m. Will leave Hammondsport at 7.00 aud 9.45 a. m., and 1 00, 3.50, and 7.00 p. m., arriving at Penn Yan at to . o o , 11.55 a« m*. 3 30, 6 20 and 9 30 p. m. Sunday steamers will leave Hammondsport for Penn Yan at 8 30 a. m. and 4 00. Leave Penn Yan for Hammondsport at 10 30 a. m., and 3 00 p. m. O n Wednesday evening last, at Syra­ cuse, occurred a very pleasant affair, in which Mr. Charles H. Sisson, of this vil­ lage, was the principal. It was the occa­ sion of Mr. Sisson’s birthday, and the managers of the various insurance offices in the disUict of which he is the general manager united in making him a fine birthday present. The company that as­ sembled also included one of the New York managers, aud local agents from Syracuse, Bath, Geneva, Lyons, and va­ rious other points. During the afternoon a fine smoking jacket was presented to Mr. Sisson, and a banquet was indulged iu, while in the evening a trolley party was made up and the party, at Mr. Sis­ son's request, took iu the opera at the 41 V alley.” * O f the members of the class of 1901 of Penn Yan Academy, the following will go to higher educational institutions in the F a ll: Misses Carrie L. Pratt and M. Elizabeth Kelly will go to Vassar College; Miss J. Cecile Stoll to the Brockport Nor­ mal School ; Miss Annabelle Pangborne expects to take a course in music at Syra­ cuse University ; Miss Elmira I. Barden goes to a preparatory school, from whence she expects to go to Mt. H o lyoke; Mr. Victor W. Wheeler goes to Haverford College, Pa.; Mr. M. Vincent Quinn to the Mining Engineering department of Columbia University, and Mr. Otho C. Roff will take a course in electrical engin­ eering in the electrical works at Schenec­ tady. Several of the class, notably Misses Elizabeth Muckle, Mabel LeClalre, and Margaret Creary, hope to teach in the Fall and to attend Normal School in the near future. The following will take a post-gradnate course at Penn Yan Aca­ demy next year: Misses Katherine L, Steelman, Cora Harrison, Nora Harrison, and Luella Rilling, also Messrs. Henry T. Markland, Frank N. Dailey, and Horace W. Gillett. Some of these will go to higher institutions of learning after fin­ ishing the post-graduate course. Several of the remaining members may go away to school in the Fall, but are undecided as yet, while others will enter business life. Prostrated by Heat. Although the Wholesale Price of Beef Ross H a r r i s o n , the son of George Harrison, died on Friday last, after a year’s illness, aged a few months less than 21 years. Mr. Harrison is the first victim of the Spanish-American War from this Has a d Y a i l C C d 25 p e r c e n t , (county. He enlisted in Co. G, Forty-sec­ ond United States Volunteers, when the recruiting station for that regiment was opened here in October, 1899, by Lieut. Horace Webster, of Geneva, now de­ ceased. After a short stop at Fort Niag­ ara he went directly to the Philippines, where he served for about eight months, being invalided home In October last, and soon after received his discharge. Dys- intery, which he had contracted in the service, was complicated with other trou­ bles, and all that medicine could do, either here or at Rochester hospitals, was of no avail. William Sanderson, of Friend, was prostrated by the extreme heat on Friday last. He wai unconscious for several hours, and at first hie condition was con­ sidered critical. At last accounts he was reported to be recovering. On the same day Herbert Blood, of this village, sus­ tained a sunstroke, but was soou relieved by prompt medical attention. George Titus . George Titus died at his home on Lake Street, in this village, on the 29th ult., from heart disease and complications, aged 62 years. The deceased served iu Civil War as First Lieutenant of Co. K, 5th Kentucky Volunteers, and was wound­ ed in one of the several engagements In which the company participated. He was also a charter member of Post Sloan, No. 93, G. A, R., serving as the first ad­ jutant of that organization. Besides a widow, four children survive: Mrs. Fred Cole, of Rochester, aud Ezra, George, and Ernest, all of Penn Yan. 1 have MADE NO ADVANCE In Retail Prices. Sprague’s Market, 29 Main St. Alter July 1st Lard will be 12 eta. per lb. Temporary Inf unction. Judge Hazel, of Buffalo, has granted a temporary injunction, at the request of the National News Board Company, against the Shutts Manufacturing Com­ pany of Penn Yan, restraining the latter from making paper board according to a process said to infringe a patent controlled by the National News Board Company. A suit was begun some time ago to secure a permanent Injunction to the same ef­ fect, aud also to recover damages said to have been suffered as a result of the al­ leged infringements. The present injunc­ tion is to hold during the trial. Permis­ sion is given to the Shutts company to petition for the vacation or modification of the Injunction. — Mr. and Mrs. Brom Hazeu, of Brook­ lyn, spent Sunday at the Benham, and will pass the mouth of July at Keuka Hotel. — Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Johnson are en­ tertaining Mrs. Samuel Johusou and Miss Ruth and Master Palmer Johnson at Tutti Frutti this week. — Mr. Daniel Jones, who has taken the electrical engineering course at Pratt In\ stitute, graduating recently, Is at home for the summer. — Mr. Ralph Sheppard, New York Law School ’02, is at home for his Summer va- cstion, Mr. Wilbur Downey, of Brook­ lyn, accompanied Mr. Sheppard, aud will be his guest for several weeks. — The following young people, with Mrs. Kate Russell for chaperone, will go, on Saturday, July 6, to Sub Rosa, where they will spend the week: Misses Kather­ ine Steelman, Maud Jessup, Susie Long, Blanche Kelly, Bessie Kelly, Carrie Pratt, May Goodspeed, and Elizabeth Lapham, Messrs. Charles Andrews, Daniel Jones, Oliver Sheppard, Arnold Potter, Edwin Smith, Victor Wheeler, Leigh Kimball, Samuel McMatb, Anson Wager, aud John Cairns. — Miss Elizabeth Wisner has gone to Brooklyn, where she will remain a few days the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Josiab T. Marean. On July 10th Miss Wisner, accompanied by Mrs. Marean, will sail for London, where she will be united in marriage to Mr. Albert Hoffman, o f Basle, Switzerland. Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman will spend the month of August in Paris. Early in September they will go to Basle, where they will make their home in the future. — Ou Monday evening the Presbyterian Y. P. C. E. S. held a lawn social with Mrs D. G. Gray, at Hutton Place. — The Presbyterian Junior Christian Endeavor Society will hold an ice cream social 011 the lawn of Judge John T. Knox on this Wednesday evening, the pro­ ceeds to be used toward the Sunday School library. — The pastor of the Baptist Church will begin, next Sunday eveniug, a series of four sermons on “ The Life of Christ,” lobe illustrated by the world’s greatest artists, ancient and modern. The subject next Sunday evening will be “ The Early Years of Christ.” Graduating -Exercises. Rail load Time Tables, Boy Drowned. Irving Dean, ag2d 17 years, son of Mrs. Eugene Hyatt, who resides about one atd one-half miles north of Benton Center, was drowned on the aficrnoon of the 30th u l t , while bathing with companions iu South­ erland’s mill pond in that vicinity. Get­ ting into a deep place beyond his depth and being unable to swim, he sank to the bottom before his companions could res­ cue him. About an hour elapsed from the time of the accident before the body was taken from the water. Surrogate's Coart. The Weather. The weather during the past week has been blisteringly hot— unprecedently so for late June and early July, During the daytime the mercury has ranged from 8o° to 100 in the shade, and has fallen but little at night. Sleep under the most favorable circumstances has been well nigh impossible. Humanity has contin­ ually sweltered, while there has been great suffering in the cities, with many resulting deaths. The weather observers, who have always given us more or less of “ mean ” temperature, have broken the record in that line during the past week, aud are not inclined to make any prom­ ises of immediate better behavior. Daring the past quarter the Surrogate's Court has passed upon the following es­ tates : Ichabod Andrews, Starkey, real estate, (7.000, peisonal (iS.ooo; Stephen W. VanDeventer, Milo, personal (400; Julia A. Mattason,-Milo, personal (1,000; Thomas Klviu, Benton, real (8,000, per­ sonal, (3.000 ; Almeria Miller, Torrey, real (4,100, personal (500; Charles C. Miller, Milo, real (2,000, personal (200 ; Seymour S. Scutt, Milo, real (1,500, per­ sonal (300; Eliza A. Smith, Jerusalem, personal, (300; John A. Brown, Barring­ ton, real (£,000, personal (800; Phebe Marriner, Benton, personal (3,600 ; Hud­ son P. Wood, Starkey, real (1,800, per­ sonal (100; James Fitzpatrick, Milo, per­ sonal (25; Neppie E. Swarts, Jerusalem, real (2,000, personal, (1,500, Henrietta Matthews, Benton, real (250, personal (200 ; Samuel C. Boots, Potter, real (5,- 000; personal (250; Almon L. Read, Milo, real (4,000, personal (500; Betsy Tompkins, Starkey, real (700, personal (roo ; Charles W. Coffin, Milo, personal (1,000; James A. Stever, Jerusalem, per­ sonal, (13,500; James M. Johnson, Pot­ ter, real (3,500, personal (5,000; George Fullagar, Benton, real (20, personal (5,- 500; Bethiah Hatmaker, Milo, personal, ( 8 j o : Alice Sheridan, Milo, real (1,400, personal (250; Margaret C. Mapes, Milo, real (1,500, personal (2,000. On Wednesday evening, June 26th, the thirty-second annual commencement ex­ ercises of the Penn Yan Academy were held in the Yates Lyceum. The daisies and ferns which decorated the platform were in harmony with the green of the floor covering, and the combination gave a most refreshing suggestion of Loolness, though as a matter of fact the evening was stiflingly hot. At the right of the stage were seated the faculty of the Aca­ demy and the Board of Education. The chairs on the left were occupied by mem­ bers o f the class as each finished hie or her oration. 1900 claims to have taken the lead of any class before graduated from Penn Yan Academy in regard to numbers and scholarship, but ’01 outnum­ bers the preceding class by two members and its record for scholarship is of a high order. Of the 25 members of the class, 21 delivered orations. Much can be said in praise of the orations, both as to sub­ ject matter aud composition. Without exception the delivery was easy and with­ out embarrassment or affectation. Some of them are particularly worthy of men­ tion, on account of originality of thought and expression. After the valedictory, Superintendent Jay Crlssey, in a short address to the class, said that the valedictorian had well ex­ pressed his thoughts ; that parting with promise of meeting in the near future was sad enough, but that the patting which came with the finishing of the school years, with the certainty that the ways of the class will be widely parted, and that the bond of mutual endeavor which for the past four years has united teachers aud scholars has now to be broken, is altogether sad. With au ex­ pression of pride in this, his youngest class, and words of praise and admoni­ tion, Mr. Crissey commended *oi to the president o f the board, Hon. John S. Shep­ pard. After a few preliminary remarks, Mr. Sheppard said that the class of *oi might claim the honor of having been the first class to graduate from the Penn Yan Academy in the twentieth century ; that commencement, though it meant the end of school life to a few, it meant to all the beginning of life in real earnest. To those who intended to pass on to institu­ tions of higher education their high school attainments were only a founda­ tion. That probably there were mem­ bers of the class who would be less for­ tunate than their fellows who, perhaps, iu after years, in their struggle for exist­ ence, would not be able to stand intel­ lectually with those who, through favor­ ing circumstances, had been able to avail themselves of the broadening advantages of college life. Mr. Sheppard counseled that the class ties and the closer ties of (r endship should not be broken on that account. Wishing the members o f class '01 a good-bye and a God-speed, Mr. Sheppard announced that the diploma8 would be presented by the president of the class, Mr. M. Vincent Quinn. Pleas­ ant interruptions during the evening were a violin solo by Mr. Bert Hopkins, and a vocal duet by Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Matsh. The social gaieties of the class during commencement week were a lawn party given in honor of class '01 by Mrs. Anna Briggs Wheeler at her home on East Main street on Thursday evening; the Junior Promenade on Friday evening, and the class picnic, which was held at Elect ric Park on Saturday. Tbe passenger trains on the Northern Cen*ral will pass Penn Yan as follow s: GOING SOUTH. 1 GOING NORTH. Express ....... 8 »8 A. m . E x p r e s s ........ 6 a6 A. M. Accm’n ......... 2 01 p. M I E x p r e s s ........... 11 37 a . m Accm'ni ....... 7 13 p. M. | Acc’m n .............3 07 p. m . Express ....... 9 24 p . m . I E xpress ............. 6 50 p . m . SUNDAYS. Acc’mn ......... 8 32 p. m . I Accm’n ......... 8 00 a . m . E*Dress ....... 9 24 P. M. | Express . . . .11.37 a . m . The passenger trains on the Pennsylvania Division of the New York Central will arrive at and depart from Penn Yan as follows : ARRIVE. I DEPART. 9 13 a . M ...... From S. I 8 1 7 A . M . . ; . Going N. 10 28 a . M ........ From N. 1 9 32 A. m ............ Going S. 12 38 A. M ......... Prom S . ! II 57 A. M ....... Going N. 5 28 p . m .......... From N. j 4 32 p. m .......... Going S. 8 23 p. M .....N . and S. 1 7 07 p. M........N. and S. SUNDAYS. ARRIVE. LEAVE. 10 28 A. M ....... From N. | 9 33 A. m ....... Going S. la 58 P. m ............. From S. 1 11 57 a . m .......... Going N. 5 »8 p . m .......... From N. | 4 3» p . m .......... Going S. 8 23 p. m ....... From S. | *7 07 P. m ..... Going N. All trains connect at Dresden with trains on the main line. W e h a v e to rem ind you once in a w h ile that LAKE K E U K A NAVIGATION COMPANY. Boats leave Penn Van at 9.30 a. m., 1,00,3.30. 3.50, and 6.30 p. m., a rriving at Hammondsport at 12.00 m., 3.10, 3 30.6.90, and 8.30 p. m. Leave Hammondsport at 7.C0 and 9.45 a, m,, and 1.00, 3.50, and 7 00 p, m .t arriving at Penn Yan at xo.oo, xi 55 a. m., 3.30, 6.20. and 9,30 p. m. Sunday steamers will leave Hammondsport for Penn Yan at 8.30 a. m. and 4 co p m. Leave Penn Yan for Hammondsport at 1030 a.m .an d 3.00 p. m. ^ The Electric Lt$ht Question. The Board of Village Trustees are con­ sidering the advisability of the village owning its own electric light plant. At a meeting of the Board on Friday evening last the representative of a firm engaged in constructing electric light plants was present and addressed the meeting. He stated that a plant could be constructed which would give as good service as that the village is now receiving for (20,000, this estimate including the necessary building, a new one hundred horse power boiler, large dynamo, etc. Some years ago, in favoring municipal lighting, the E xpress gave the results of such lighting in several villages and small cities, the cost per arc light ranging from (40 to (60. Should the taxpayers of Penn Yan decide in favor of the scheme, the plant would probably be erected near the waterworks pump house, on the premises owned by We Sell Pianos and Organs. Our stock is veiy complete. Indeed, we believe that we have a better line of high grade Pianos to give our customers the choice of than any firm in Western New York. This is saying a lot, hut if you investigate you will find that it is true. At present we have some square pianos at very low prices. CORNWELL BROTHERS. N. S. D A I L E Y 'S Insurances Agency Sells Fire, Life, Plate Glass, Tornado, Ac- the village. It is probable, however, that I cident and Health Policies in first-class nothing will be done in regard to the matter until after the election of July i8tb, when the question of the re-incor­ poration of Penn Yan will be voted upon. The yearly contract of the Yates E ec- tric Light & Power Company expired on the 30th nit., but arrangements have been made to continue the service uniil the final settlement o f the question. At the meeting of the Board Friday night the old company, the Yates Elec­ tric Light & Power Company, submitted a proposition to light the village for the coming year with sixty arc lamps and furnish light for engine houses, hose rooms, and town clock for (4,200, the amount o f tbe bid of the Penn Yan Gas Light Company per year for a ten-year contract for the same service. No action was taken in the matter, however. companies. Over three hundred sixty-two millions of assets represented. Office Room 1, over Lown & Co.’s store. 28tf T H E FAMOUS PORTUONDO Cigars at Bennett’s Drug Store. T h ree to E ig h t O u n c e s M ore to the pint in Devoe’a Gloss Carriage Paint. Extra weight means heavy body—wears longer. Sold by T. F. Wheeler, Frank Quackenbush, and Hollowell & Wise. Wants, For Sale, Etc. C EDAR ROW BOATS for sale. 38-tf M. B. MILLER, 69 Court Street. L OST—A black chatelaine bag containing a sliver key ring, with owner’s name on it, a small coin purse, and a sum of money in bills. Pieasc leave fct post office. Suitable reward. F OR SALE—Brick block and profitable Duel ness on Elm street. For particulars, address Lock Box 1441, Fenn Yan, N. X. 13U F OR SALE—Three larm s in Jerusalem; 130 acres, 70 acres, and 23 (19 acres vineyard) acres; one tarm iu Italy of 180 acres. 34 C JOHN E. WATKINS. Best, All Wool Ingrain Carpets only 49c the yard dating sale, which begins Fri­ day, July 5th. L o w n & l o . 39-2 Some hot days aud more to follow. Let us fit you out with some of our summer wear and give yon a chance to keep cool. W m . H o l l o w a y & co., Elm St., Penn Yan. { Don’t put off buying a Jenkins sells them right. onument. 1 In looking over the cemetery you will always be attracted to monuments erected by Jenkins. 1 Choice Dress Prints only3j£c, beginlng Friday, July 5th. L own & Co. 39-2 I F YOU W ANT T H E B E S T 5c. cigar in Penn Yan, call at Bennett’s Drug Store. Removal Sa e! S aturday , with every (1.00 worth of trade, with tbe exception ot sugar, you will be made a present of a 30c. Wash Board, at M. P. M organ ' s Cash Grocery, Cor. Main and Head bts. NOTICE. On and after this date we shall coal for C ash only . June 11, 1901. P otter L umber C o . I I You Want a Good Cigar, Get a 11 Moon Spot ” at Bennett’s Drug Store, and y o u ’ll be happy. In purchasing a monument for your de­ ceased one, go to Jenkins and get one you will always be proud of. I H -Hee ” coffee at Steelman’s, CO A L FOR CA S H ONLY. On Sept. 1st, 1901, we expect to occupy our new store on Main St. To save moving we offer our entire stock ot New, Up-to-date Furniture at greatly reduced prices. Corcoran Bro.’s, Jacob Street, Purchase your monument of Jenkins while you are living, and then you are sure to have one. 1 To our many customers who are waiting for tbe next car-load of bargain monu­ ments at Jenkins’ : We are advised they are shipped, and soon will be here. 1 Save your good woman extra work. She has enough to do without sewing over your work garments. Boy our “ Never Rip” pants, overalls, jackets, etc. W m . H olloway & Co., Elm St., Penn Yan. Fatal Railroad Accident on the Northern Central. Buy corner posts for your lot of F. R. Jenkins. 1 Clarke-Godtrey. On the morning of June 29th occurred a marriage of more than usual iuterest to the residents of Penn Yan. The groom, Mr. John R. Clarke, of Colorado Springs, Col., was formerly a well known and much respected merchant in this village. The bride, Mrs. Mary D. Godfrey, for­ merly of New York, has for the past twelve years resided in the home of her childhood, where she has many friends. The wedding took place at the home of W. D. Hollowell, a cousin of the groom. Mrs. Hollowell Is also a particular friend of the bride. After a delightful wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Clark departed for their Western home, intending to visit en route the exposition at Buffalo. They may be sure of the cordial congratula­ tions and good wishes of their many friends in this vicinity. *** Read Jenkins’ ad, page 1. 13c. paid for eggs, in trade, at M. P. Morgan’s Cash Grocery, Cor. Main and Head Sts. FO R M E N ONLY. Our annual “ Cut Price, Cash S a le” commences July 1st. You can save 20 percent., as follows. All fancy suitings in stock, both summer aud winter weight. We quote; All (25 00 suits, (20.00, cash. AU (22 00 suits, (18.00, cash. All (20.00 suits, (16 00, cash. All (6 and (6.50 trousers for (5, cash. This sale will continue during the mouth of July. Early buyers will get the cream of these bargains. M c A dams & K inyoun , 39 w2 Leading Tailors. Lown & Co’s. Special Sale will open Friday, July 5th. Now is your lime for Bargains. 39 -2 F. R. Jenkins has secured the contract for a fine monument for Orln C. Lee, of Newark, N. Y . 1 Board of Trustees. Jefferson Crosier, one of the oldest and best known residents of the town of Sen­ eca, Ontario County, was killed on Thurs­ day morning at the Northern Central railroad crossing at Hall’s Corners, near No. Niue. Dr. Weyburn, coroner of Ge -1 neva, was notified, and repaired, at once, to the spot and returned to Geneva with the body about noon. After making ex­ amination, the coroner decided that death was caused by accident and was un­ avoidable. It seems that Mr. Crosier, who was about 80 years of age, and very deaf, was driving across the track when a sgecial, containing the general manager, superintendent, and other officials of the road, reached there at a high rate of speed. It was found that the whistle was blown properly, but the old gentleman either did not hear it or thought he could cross the track in time to avoid the train. The buggy and horse were both struck by the pilot. Mr. Crosier’s body was carried a long distance, about 125 feet, and was thrown to one side. The head was crushed, and death must have been in­ stantaneous. The horse was killed aud the buggy completely demolished. Mr. Crosier was born about one mile from Hall’s Corners, and his entire life has been spent at or near No. Nine. He was a member of the Baptist Church at Gor­ ham, and besides his widow he leaves one daughter, Mrs. J. S. Whitney, two sons, William and Frank, of California, three brothers, T. Wilson Crosier, Adam and Henderson Crosier, and one sister, Mrs. E. S. Dixon, of Hall’s Corners. O U R Cut Price Sale of S H O E S «:.i 01 •:» •-.I ♦ > R0ENKE \ commences 9 Friday, July 5th. If you want genuine Shoe Bargains, Don’t miss this sale. Kinne’s Coal Is Free from Slate and Dirt. M c A D A H S ’ H a r d W ood, O a k W ood, - $ 1 .5 0 a cord. 1.25 “ TELEPHONE, 20 A. Shoe Store. REMSEN M. KINNE. Noticel Dr. Day, the specialist, will pay his reg­ ular visit to Penn Yan, at the Knapp House, ou Monday, July 8th. The doctor is having great success in chronic dis­ eases. THIS IS NOT HOT AIR . i SPECIAL M E E T ING. June 28,1901. Present—II. A. Wegener, President, aud Tins- tees Smith, llarriKon, Her tel, and Osborn. Meeting called for consideration o f llie ques­ tion o f p ublic lighting. Mr. Brueu prescut, and offered to light the vil­ lage with t o lights lor one year, Iroin July 1st, tor $ 4 , 200 . Moved aud carried: That the proposition submitted lo-iiiglil by the Supt. of the Yates Electric Light aud Power Co,, be laid on the table until after the special elec­ tion, on July 18, 1901. Ou motion, the Board adjourued. J. E. CREARY, Clerk. I do not sell machines by the car load, hut I certainly se.l you the best one, and at prices that are right. 1 have the Os­ borne Binders, Mowers, Rakes; aud other makes, if you prefer them. I keep sections aud extras for all machines, and the best of machine oils. And, recollect anything I sell you will prove to be as recommended or you will get your money back. C harles C. HicKS. ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► OFF Great 25 per cent. DISCOUNT SALE ► ► ► ► I Many Bargains for You. SPECIAL PRICES on lots of Good Merchandise. $1.50 Corsets for $1.00, to close one particular kind. $2.25 Moqaette Rugs for $1.89. 1.000 yds. Standard Prints at 5c. a yd. 1.000 yds. Standard Shirting Prints, at 4c. a yd. 1.000 yds. extra good sheeting at 5c. 25 White Shirt Waists at 75c.; have sold from $1.00 to $2.00. 1 Black Cheviot Suit, old, was $9.00, yours for $3.89. 1 Tan Mixed Suit, old, was $14.00, yours for $4.89. 1 Navy Suit, old, was $10.00, yours for $4.89. 3 Satin Band Trimmed, new, to close, $5.09. 4 Fancy Black Trimmed, new, to close, $6.31, 2 Black Cheviot Trimmed, new, worth $15.00; yours for $9.89. 2 Black Satin Band Trimmed, new, worth $15.00; yours for $10.89. 2 Brown Cheviot Trimmed, new, worth $15.00; yours $9.89. We have some Good Bargains for You in All- wool Carpets. We can give you extra value in Mattings. The fact of the matter is, your wants we can supply. Our guarantee to you is that our prices are the lowest cash prices. AU goods warranted as represented. Money refunded on any unsatisfactory purchase. I ► I ► ► ► ► I ‘A A A / \A «• v > » %r v ' V* v • l»>l OFF REGULAR MEETING. July i, 1901. Present—II. A, Wngeuer, Prealdeul, and Trus­ tees Fosliay, Osborn, Hertei, Harrison, and Smith. Moved aud carried: That regular order o f business be suspeuded. That we audit regular monthly bills and ad­ journ till Friday night. Bills audited aud ordered paid were: CONTINGENT FUND. William O'Brien, police service ..................... $5 oo W illiam Cleveland, painting........................... * oo Standard Oil Co , s u p p lies......................... . 18 82 Lanning & Cramer, s u p p lies .......................... 4*05 D. C. Ayres, p r in t in g ........................................ 1185 R. A. ScofidU, printing.....................................34 78 Frank Harrison, labor aud material . . . . . . . . 51 63 W illiam H. Hertei, expenses ........................... 3 00 HIGHWAY FUND. Labor by Street Commissioner ....................... 452 or J. E. CREARY, ______ _______ Clerk. A T MRS . GOLDSMITH'S. In addition to those pretty wrappers and the children’s dresses and aprons, drawers, etc., they have had made some very pretty Pan-American dressing sacks. Just the thing to take with you, aud at very reasonable prices. New Summer Millinery this week at M r s . G o l d s m i t h ’ s . If you want to look their stock over, all right. If you want to get their prices, all right, too. But don’t buy until you sec our goods nud prices. We urge this 011 your own account, as well as ours. Wm. Holloway &Co., Eltn St., Peuti Yau. S h irts aud S h irts. All the uoveltics. Latest patterns. White Shirts. Work Shirts. Good values. W m . H olloway & Co., Enn St., Penn Van. It is not on a few things only that we make special prices, but everything in the store. L own & Co. 39-2 1 .— . — ► The first loss is the best loss. That is the principle we work on. If we carried our goods over to next season wo would probably have to sell them at a loss. Then, how much better it is to take our loss now; to get the money out of the goods aud iuvest it in New Goods; to keep our stock clean and fresh. We believe we arc on the right track, so here we go. Commencing Saturday, June 22 , AND CONTINUING 30 DAYS ONLY. We will offer a uniform discount of One-fourth off on all Men’s, Youths’, Boys’, and Children's Suits and Overcoats, and on all Men’s, Youths’, Boys* and Chil­ dren's Pants, and on all Winter Clothing of every description. Tills means: I ► f ► ► ► ► ► I % % % ❖ e % ❖ % % 0 i t CU T and SLA S H . A $15.00 Suit or Overcoat for $11.25 A 12.00 A 18.00 A 10.00 A 5.00 1$ 1$ it It tt it It tt 9.00 13.50 7.50 3.75 A $6.00 Pair of Trousers for $4.50 A $2.00 tt tt 1.50 $6.00 Suits for Children for 4.50 $ 2.00 tt tt 1.50 Use Allen's Foot-Ease, A powder to besliakeu into the shoes. Your feel feel swollen, nervous and hot, aud get tired eaeily. If you have smarting feet or tight shoes, try AUeu’s Foot.Ease. It cools the feet, and makes walking easy. Cures swollen, sweating feet, Ingrowing nails, blisters and callous spots. Relieves corns aud bunions of all pain, aud gives rest aud comfort. Try it tod a y . Sold by all druggists aud shoe stores for 25c. Trial package FREE. Address, Alien S. Olmsted, LeRoy, N, Y, A nice lot of Mackerel just arrived, worth 16c. per pound, for 12c., at M. P. Moigan’a Cash Grocery, Cor. Main aud Head Sts. Trousers, Children’s Clothing, All Discounted. Remember the date the trouble commences, and'be on hand. Leave oue-fourlh of what you expected to pay at home, the balance will pay for the goods. We always do as we advertise, and our patrons know it. ALL GOODS MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES t !»;♦! M A - X O - N ’S , We are bound to cut up the goods, profits or no profits, SO we slash prices to such a low degree that people can’t help but buy. Our Special Sale begins Friday Morning, July 5th, and will continue for two weeks, ending Saturday night, July 20th. We haven't space to go into details, but will only say that Every­ thing in the store will be sold at cut prices. Come early for first choice, as we will not be able to duplicate any goods at prices we shall make during sale. Best Wash Goode now during Special Sale, onlv 3c. yatd for thoneande of yards of Dimities, at L own S c C o . 39-2 Tie Leading Clotling Store of Yates Co. Cornwell Block, Main Street. LO W N & CO. / .

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