1 ■ 1 \ N i / ) V . • 1* \ I * -1 \ ® l)c $)m n ^ m t (Sjrprcge. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9, 1901. REPUBLICAN NOMINATIONS, Judicial. For Justice of the Supreme Court. WILLIAM H. ADAMS. County. For County Judge. JOHN T. KNOX. For Member of Assembly. FRED V. SWARTS. For Superintendent of the Poor. W. HENRY TOWNSEND. For Coroners, J. FENTON UNDERWOOD. JOHN A. CONLEY. The Assembly. Elsewhere we publish the views of Chairman George W. Dunn, of the Re publican State Committee, in regard to the political situation this year. He states important facts which the Repub licans of this county should well under stand. Chairman Dnnn on the Political Situation . Chairman George W. Dunn, of the Re publican State Committee, has been look ing over the political situation in this State. Although it is an “ off year,” ac cording to political parlance, he recog nizes that it is important that Republi- Coral. In a certain sense or degree it is of |can9 should keep their ranks closed and little importance to electors whether county offices are filled by Republicans, Democrats, Populists, or Prohibitionists, so long as the duties of the officers who j fill them are ably and economically 1 formed. But in order to^pfcggfve an<j strengthen party oreraakfttion, candidates for such officr^ftust be loyally supported, , ^|S£Tw1se the organization would become ^or, was #2,227,188,491. C ircu latio n ,d e m o r a lized and gradually dialntegrate. The total amount o f currency in circu lation in the United States on October i, capita , (2S 52. The p u m p k i n c r ^ reported to be re. mar a With very few pump- |f 1 Vj A , and apples at (4 or $5 per barrel,the prospect for the pie-eaters Is dismal indeed. It is announced that Senator Chauncey M. Depew is to be married. This time “ our Chauncey” does not deny the im peachment. The bride-to-be is Miss May Palmer, of New York. The date of the wedding has not been fixed, but the Sen ator admits that be does not wish to wait long. ____ Peter J. Devine, Troop H. Eleventh U. S. Cavalry, stationed at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., for having spoken revilingly of Pres ident McKinley, has been dishonorably discharged from the army, forfeiting all pay and allowances due him, and will be confined at Fort Columbus, New York, for one year. Up to October 1st the total admissions to the Pan-American Exposition had been 6,247,058. Recently the attendance has been averaging about 60,000 a day, and should this continue for this month the total for the six months will be about 8,000,000, which, it ia said, will be suffi cient to clear the expense of the great show. The office of member of Assembly, how ever, is distinctively a political one, as it is the duty of legislators to uphold the prin ciples and policies o f their party. Aa Chair man Dunn points out, it is particularly im portant this year that the Republicans should secure a good working majority in the Assembly, that they may be able to carry into practical effect the reforma tory work in which Gov. Odell has en listed. What the Governor did last win ter is a matter of history. It is seen in the great reduction of the tax rate. It will be agreeably felt and appreciated when electors come to pay their taxes next winter. The State tax of Yates County this year is over (8,000,000 less than it was last year. It is confidently predicted that next year, if Gov. Odell shall receive the necessary legislative support in the work of retrenchment he has undertaken with characteristic vigor and ability, there will be no State tax at all. The importance of such a consummation should be apparent to the most obtuse, ard equally clear it should be to the same class that the accruing benefits would be so great and so highly appreciated by the people that the Re- loyally support local tickets. Through indifference or otherwise the Democrats should not be allowed to secure vantage ground this year, which will affoiu till* AT trenglfi\l'i a ^ c,ov®ESportant contests hereafter. Chairman Dnnn especially emphasizes the importance of securing a Republican majority in the Assembly that Governor Odell may be sustained in the reformatory work he has inaugurated for the material relief of the taxpayers of the State. Among other things he says: “ It is a natural tendency among voters to regard this as an off year in politics. No State officers are to be chosen, and for this reason there is not the interest which is shown when a candidate for Gov ernor is to head the ticket. It is, however, of the highest importance that Republi cans should be thoroughly awake. A Republican majority in the Assembly next winter will be necessary in order to complete the policies which have been commenced during the last year. If, for any reason, Republicans should neglect the Assembly canvass, so that the Demo crats secure control, the Assembly could block all measures which Governor Odell and the State Senate might desire in the interests o f the taxpayers. The wisdom of the policies which prevailed last year has Impressed the people of the State. The tax rate is the lowest it has been in almost fifty years, and this is something which will be felt by every taxpayer. “ Governor Odell last winter made im portant recommendations for bringing in new revenues to the State, and in the management of the State’s business in- Recltal at Keuka College, The chapel of Keuka College held a discriminating and appreciative audience last Friday evening at the song recital given by Walter Bentley Ball, baritone, from Columbus, Ohio. The following ptogromme was g iven: T he recent frosts have caused the vin- yardlsts to hustle in picking their grapes. A h a l f - t o n e piciure of George M ez- erole with his steam road roller at Manila appears in the window of J. E. McLeod, tobacconist. LO C AL CO R R ESPO N D EN CE. Branchport. —The service at St Luke's Church will be at four o'clock In the afternoon until further no- tlcc‘ ----------- ----- ---------- Bind Point . Himrods. is x The* Lost Cl , J*'hZe Sands 3 « Balifl'i SONGS OF E N G L A N D . Chord...................................... Sullivan. O'Dee ......................................... Clay. 6 Daughter of Islington ............. . . ............................................................ lyth Centn+y. 4. Marching Along ..................... Manat V. Whitt. 5. The Petty Creature............................... Starace. 6 Gipsy JofiM.................................................... Clay . 7. Richard o f Taunton Deane.......................... .............................................. Old Somertetshire Stuff. SONGS O F SC O T L A N D . 8. Border Ballad ............................................ Ccwtn . 9. Loch Lomond................................................. 10. Annie Laurie .......... .................................... S O N G S O F W A L K S . 11. All Through the N ight............................... 12. Men of Harlech..................... r'fr T H E I S L E O F M A N . I.. 13. The Sheep Under the Snow ........................ . from tht MSS Collection o f the Dcemsteer Gilt. SONGS O F IR E L A N D . 14. The Arbutus ....................................... Stafford. 15. Kathleen Mavourneen........................... Crouch. 16. Off to Philadelphia ............................... Haynes. Mr. Ball was in good form. His voice is resonant and of excellent quality; he sang with perfect vocal control and fine taste. Of the first group of English songs, “ The Sands O Dee,\ “ The Pretty Crea ture,” and “ Gipsy John,” were equally well given, though o f such varying styles. The Scotch and Welsh songs were, without exception, greatly enjoyed, while the quaint Manx ballad was extremely interesting, from a historical point of view. At the close o f the program enthusiast ic applause was responded to by a noble selection of Beethoven. The Central Association . T he quarterly report of County Treas urer J. M. Down shows that at the begin ning o f the quarter he bad in his hands (23,165.84, and that he has since received $3»i 65 32 from various sources, the lar gest sums being (1,136 10 trust funds and (1,050 from the railroad commissioners of the town of Potter. He has paid out (4 950 62, the largest sum being (1,874 97 for the salaries of the county officers, and has now on hand (21,280,54, made up of (6 998,89 trust funds, (2 983 23 railroad funds of the towns of Benton and Middle sex, and (11,409.42 deposited in banks. When “ Mistress Nell ” makes her ap pearance at the Lyceum next Tuesday evening it will be before a representative audience, judging from the brisk demand for reserved seats. “ Mistress Nell” will be produced with a specially selected company, and as given for almost an en tire year in New York at Wallack’s, the Bijon and Savoy theatres. In this com pany Miss Agnes Ardeck will be the “ Mistress Nell,” and she will have the capable assistance of Rose Tiffany, Leone D’Armon, Mace Greenleaf, William H. Young, J. C. Havdon, R. B. Kegeries, and Edward S. Olchovy in the principal roles. Especially appropriate scenery and costumes are carried, and the entire production ia promised as a genuine dra matic novelty. —The Zobo Orchestra o f the Baptist Church of Penn Yao, will give a musical entertainment in the M. B. Church at Bluff Point on Friday even ing o f this week. Admission, 15 cents. Barrington. —Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Grimes, of Thurston, visited the family o f Daniel Grimes last week. —Covenant meeting next Saturday afternoon. —There was a missionary meeting held at the home of Mrs. Fred Caufield on Tuesday after noon. —Mr. and Mr«. John Biglow; of Starkey, vis ited hersister, Mrs. A. R. Clark, last Sunday. —Miss Matle Beyea, o f Dundee, visited Justina Coons a part a f last week. —Miss Maud Grimes, who is packing grapes at Starkey, spent last week at home. —Charles Athawes and wife, o f Penn Yan, vis ited his sister, Mrs. P. Coons, last Sunday. Pulteney. publican party, and Gov. Odell especial- sisted upon economies which were in the The most fiendish college hazing re ported this year recently occurred at the Missouri University, The student who was selected as a victim was taken to the woods, stripped naked, tied to a tree and whipped, after which his hair was cut close to his head, and his clothes were taken away. Unfortunately the offend ers have not been identified. They ought to serve a term in a penitentiary. America’s cup remains in the United States. The decisive contests were close and exciting beyond all precedent, but they were all won by the Columbia. In the last race Shamrock II crossed the line two seconds ahead of the Columbia, but lost .on time allowance. As before Sir Thomas Lipton accepts his defeat with such grace as almost to cause many Americans to wish that he might have won. Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, the own er of Shamrock II and a multi-millionaire, started out in the world a poor boy, and without any adventitious aids he amassed his wealth in business. In 1865 he came to this country and spent some time in South Carolina and other States. When he returned home he had (500, which was the foundation of his fortune. Self-made men of distinction are quite rare in the old country, which is one of many other evidences that Sir Thomas is a remarkable man. e One of the most turbulent and disgrace ful strikes that ever effected this coun try has just been settled in San Francisco through the complete discomfiture of the strikers. It was begun in July last by teamsters, and has resulted in two mur ders, four deaths, and thousands of as saults. The strikers sought to win by their brutal assaults on non-union men, and in the struggle cowardly officials did little to uphold the law. Finally the eit- ..nation became ao intolerable that good pepple began to consider the advisabilty of organizing a vigilance committee, whereupon the strikers surrendered. Nearly all of the great strikes this year have resulted disastrously to the strikers for the reason that they were withont justification. It is reported that Booker T. Washing ton, the noted colored educator, of Tus- cagee, Alabama, was entertained recently at the White House on special invitation from the President. It is understood that President Roosevelt takes an active inter est in the educational work of Mr. Wash ington, believing that its tendency is to ward the elimination of the color line in the South. It is likely to be many years, however, before the bitter race prejudice of this country will be obliter ated or approximately so. The reason for this is that the prejudice is the strong est with those who are the most ignorant and depraved. President Roosevelt is pleased to have Mr. Washington as a guest, but notwithstanding the latter’s lofty character and remarkable ability be could not obtain food and lodging in some of the fourth class hotels of this country, and in many States he could only ride in jim-crow cars. The surplus in the U. S. Treasury at Washington is growing notwithstanding the material reduction of the Spanish war tax effected by Congressional legisla tion ilast winter. It is undoubtedly true that a large surplus has a tendency to be get legislative extravagance, but it is in finitely preferable to a deficit, such as has generally afflicted thecountry under Dem ocratic free trade rule. What a contrast there is between the financial situation of to-day and that which afflicted thecountry under the last administration of President Cleveland! Then there was a universal paralysis in every industrial line and the gold surplus had nearly disappeared. The issuing of bonds became a necessity and a Wall Street syndicate was permitted to negotiate them at an enormous profit. Now the surplus continues to mount up, the per-capita circulation has increased greatly, as have our Lxports. In short, the contrast is as prosperity unexampled to universal blight. ly, would derive great prestige there from. It is safe to assume, therefore, that Boss Crocker, 01 whoever may be the Democratic leader at Albany next winter, will interpose every obstacle pos sible in the way of Gov. Odell’s attempts, and should he have the aid o f a majority of the Assembly a sudden pause would be given to every reform effort. The duty of Republicans in supporting assembly nominations is therefore clear and unmistakable. Fred U. Swarts, our nominee for the office, made a record in the last assembly which is unassailed and unassailable. He was in accord with all the reform measures of the Governor, and carefully protected the interests of his constituents. In view of his legisla tive record alone he is entitled to the loyal support of his party, and this duty is accentuated in a great degree in virtue of the facts to which we have briefly re* ferred. _____ ^ ____ Why Not ? The servant girl problem, with which there has been considerable wrestling for some time, still remains unsolved. A re cent case in Chicago, however, sheds a small gleam of light on the question, which may eventually lead to a full and highly satisfactory solution. A young man of fair features, who had received some instruction from his moth er in the culinary art. was without a job. Learning that there was a great scarcity of kitchen help, an idea struck him, which hejdecided to carry into practical effect. Donning female attire, which made a disguise which defied the closest scrutiny, be applied for work as a domes tic at a pretentious residence in Hyde Park. His offer was accepted. For sev eral weeks he filled the situation to the complete satisfaction of his mistress. He was willing, respectful, and obedient. Moreover he proved to be an excellent cook. But, alack and alas, his sex was finally discovered and he had to go, to the great discomfiture of himself and his employer. The incident, however, illustrates how the servant girl problem can be solved Domestic service has become distasteful to young women and they are gradually displacing young men in various posi tions, as clerks, stenographers, etc. Now the young men without occupation or means of support could fill the places made vacant by the girls. It has been demonstrated that house work, and cook ing especially, can be done as well or bet ter by male help than by female. And if the latter will not do such work, there certainly should be no objection to per mitting men to perform it. The home is the natural place for women, and domes tic service, all things considered, is more independent, easier, and as well or better recompensed than service in office or fac tory. But if young women cannot be made to see these facts, and their failure to do so creates a serious problem, the young men ought to be allowed to solve it in the way referred to. The exchange, although somewhat novel as well as un natural, would be warranted by the situa tion. Indeed should the present regret table trend of affairs continue such a so lution may be forced. interest of sound business and common sense. The legislature acted on these suggestions. During the summer the Gov ernor has studiously visited the public in stitutions and the canals, and has exam ined carefully into the management of the State’s property. He has brought his strong business sense to bear with a view to continued reductions in the cost of the State government, the results of which are likely to be seen next winter in still further economies. It has been his de sire to so conduct the afiairg of the State that direct taxation may be abolished, and this relief to the people is one of the great aims of his administration. That it may be possible for him to carry out his ideas and put tthe management of the State’s affairs into this most satisfactory and desirable condition he must have the backing of both branches of the legisia- ture next winter. Tammany, under the leadership of Richard Croker, and other Democrats throughout the State, whether they follow Croker’s lead or not, would be only too glad to deprive Gover nor Odell and his party of the prestige which would result from carrying out this pro ject, and they will make every effort to control the Assembly that they may block the Governor’s policies. Hence the im portance of electing a good working ma jority of Republicans cannot fail to be appreciated by every taxpayer. “ It is Impostant, too, that Republicans make their best showing for their county candidates. Every Republican chosen in every county this year strengthens the lines for next year, when State officers are to be elected, and there ought to be no breaks in any county which is Repub lican in its sentiments. BY L C. GRIFFIN. The thirty-second annual session of the Central Association, composed of the Free Baptists in New York and part of Pennsylvania, was held at Elmira Sept. 30-Oct. 3. The attendance was large, the lousiness showed growth, and the meet ings were deeply spiritual. The officers elected were: Rev. A. J. Marsh, of Poland; vice-presi dents, Rev. Coy, of Prospect, and Rev O. VV. Waldron, of Springville; recording secretary, Mrs. G. R. Holt, of Hilton; corresponding secretary and treasurer, Z. A. Space, of Keuka Park; mission sec retary, -Mrs. Griffin, of Keuka Park; S. S. secretary, Mrs. Hoose, of Mexico. One-third of the trustees are elected each year. The one-third elected this year was Rev. S. Aldrich, of Buffalo, Mrs. Pendle ton, of Norwich; Rev. Philo Miner, of Willett; Rev. Loomis, of Harrisburg; Mrs. Griffin, Rev. A. J. Marsh, and Mrs. E- L. Brown; of Delevan. A strong resolution of appreciation of the work of treasurer Z. F. Griffin, “ and those associated with him,” in raising the (25,000 was passed, and there was an enthusiastic Keuka College meeting ad dressed by Dean Lw a b e e . Evangelistic work has been pushed the last year, and there has been a large in crease in our membership. Notwithstanding the large sums given for Keuka College and for evangelists, our churches have made a great advance in giving for missions this year. So “ there is that scattereth and yet in- creaseth.” Board ot Trustees . R E G U L A R M E E T IN G . October 7,1901. Present—H. A. Wagener, and Trustees Hertcl, Harrison, Smith, Tracy, Osborn, and Foshay. Minutes o f regular meeting of Sept. a. 1901. and special meeting of Sept 24, 1901, read and ap proved. The superintendent of the Penn Yau, K. P. & B. R R. Co., present, and asked concessions in regard to the hours in which they might use the streets tor freight traffic. On motion, clerk was instructed to deduct for shortage of light in September. Reports of police and purchasing committees made and accepted. On motion, present committee on bill of Jus tice St. John were discharged, and Trustee Fo- —Mr. Harmon Brush, of Washington, D C , came October ad to visit his mother and brothers, H. L. and Marlon, for a short time. —The young people of the Epworth League had a farewell social for Rev. Dynes Friday even ing, netting over $6. —Rev. Gardner preached yesterday for the first time on his new charge in the M. E. Church. —Mrs. Lucy Brownsburgher,of Cleveland, Ohio, is visiting her cousins, Mary, Frank, Ansell, and Adelbert Bonney, for a short time. —The presents o f the Bennett and Bonney wed ding were of value, such as rocking chairs, silver forks and knives, other articles o f silver too nu- marous to mention, and many articles such as rugs, table cloths, bed spreads, towels, etc., $30 in cash, and many articles to come are preparing.. Some 50 in attendance. Keuka Park. shay appointed to settle the matter. PrAcirirtit ' Bill for rebate on new walk in front o f O. H. ___ . Hadley property on Jacob street disallowed. The Parmelee Library. Moved and carried: That bill for laying of walk in front o f George Beebe's property be given to village attorney to collect. That clerk have new fireman's certificates printed. That Trustee Foshay be granted a permit to erect new building east o f N. C. R. tracks. That the franchise asked for by the Inter-Ocean Telephone & Telegraph Co. be granted, on condi tion that company begins erection of system on or before Oct. x, 1902. That Trustee Foshay be a committee to confer with P. Y./K. P. & B. R. R. Co., in regard to hours lor freight traffic, and report at next reg ular meeting. That Trustee Smith be appointed a committee to investigate what insurance the village carries, with power to renew any insurance necessary. The following bills were audited and ordered paid. C O N T IN G E N T B ILLS . Penn Yan Gas Light Co., light for Sept ....... $1 14 Rev. H. E. Frohock, filing marriage certifi cates ............................................................... 2 75 Thomas Carmody, services...............................85 50 Williamson Law Book Co., 2 copies village law .................................................................. 6 co William M. Patleson, nails, lumber, etc....... 82 23 Hollowell & Wise, nails, rope, hardware, etc ..................................................................46 08 Potter Lumber Co., lumber..............................115 77 Joseph St. John, acting P, J., 4 days ........... 8 00 Frank Harrison, lab o r ......................................87 00 William O'Brien, constable service .............. 3 00 George F. Vrooman, constable service......... 1 00 R. A. Scofield, printing .................................... 7 50 Empire State T. & T. Co., service................. 25 W. W. Eastman, postage, etc ......................... 1 75 O. J. Townsend, printing blanks ................... 3 30 James Whi'e, repairs .................................... 2773 Patrick McElligott, repairs ............................ 1 25 Dr. L. M. Phillips, services, B. o f H ............. 2 00 —Mr. Gardner Wood, o f New York, is visiting his parents. Rev. and Mrs. Wood. —Miss Anna Henderson, o f Milo, h as been the guest o f Mrs. Ida Pierce. —Rev. A. J. Marsh, of Poland, spent lust Fri day at his father's here, —The Chemung Quai terlv Meeting will be held hereon Friday and Saturday of this week. —Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Richardsou have been spending a few days in Buffalo attending the Richardson reunion. —The family of Mr. Shawl, of Cameron, have lately moved in his cottage here. —Mr. Francis Gelatt, of Thompson, Pa., has been spending the past week here as the guest of his sister, Mrs. Stevens and daughter, Mrs. Win- ifred Gelatt. —Mrs. Bessie Bryant visited her sister at Ovid last Saturday. —Rev. and Mrs. Holt, of Hilton, called here last Friday. —The old college students gave a very pleasant reception in the college parlors to the college students and faculty last Friday evening. —Prof, and Mrs. Lash entertained several o f the faculty last Saturday evening. —Some o f the vineyardists have stopped ship ping grapes, and are turning their whole atten tion to finish the picking before a harder freeze comes. Ruahville. —Rev. J. H. Hutchins, of Fernwood, N. Y. visiting friends in town for a few days. —The evaporator commenced running last week, and is doing a good business. —Lewis Mason, of Walllngton, N .Y., visited friends in this place last Sunday. —On Sunday last, at the Baptist parsonage, oc curred the marriage of Peter Cons to Mrs. N. Hall, of Barrington. —P. M. Foster, o f Dundee, has moved his pho- tograph car to Himrods, and will be pleased to see his old friends and many new ones. E v a Haines Cook . Mrs. Eva H. Cook passed away at the home of her brother, George Haines, in Rochester, Oct. 2, after a lingering illness o f about three years. She was born in the town of Benton, Aug. 8, 186s her father, Daniel J. Haines, being a highly respected farmer and miller. Early in life, with her parents, she became a resident o f Penn Yan, where she was graduated from the Academy in 1882. In 1891 she was married to Mr. John H. Cook, to whom was born a little daughter, Edith May. At the age o f 17 she united with the Presbyter ian church o f this village. Her Christian Ufe was most exemplary, and in the church, as out o f it, she was always cheerful and helpful. Her pres ence was a benediction, her acquaintance was a blessing. Her sunny nature and genial manner won for herselfa host of friends who sorrow at her loss. Her home was one of the most happy until dis ease laid hold on her system and sne was com pelled to seek the higher altitudes of Colorado and theAdirondacks. She ia survived by her husband and child; a sister, Mrs. Mary Barber, o f Rochester; and three brothers, Mr. John W. Haines, of Bellona; Mr. Adelbert D. Haines, M. D., and M. George C. Haines, o f Rochester. Her funeral was held from her late residence on Benham street, Oct. 5th, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. D. Henry Palmer, D D., assisted by the Rev. Eugene Haines. In the beautiful Oc tober afternoon, while the sun was nearing the western horizon, she was laid to test on the hill side sloping toward the setting son, to await the coming of Him who is the resurrection and the life. A l l Ready to show you the new things for fall wear. The best selected and most complete lines we believe ever presented to the people of this vicinity. An examination o f qualities, styles, and prices will con vince you that our store offers this Fall greater attractions than any former season. New Furs. New Millinery. New Dress Goods. New Suits and Skirts. New Jackets, Goats, and Gapes. New Silks, Best We Ever Had. New Underwear. Gents', Ladies', Children's. It will pay you to see our offerings in all lines o f dry goods before you buy. COUGH SYRUP cures H acking Coughs, Sore Lungs, Grippe, P neu monia and Bronchitis in a few days. W h y then risk Consumption, a slow, sure death ? Get Dr. B u l l ’ s Cough Syrup. Price, 25 c. Don’t be imposed upon. Refuse the dealer’s substitute ; it is not as good as Dr. Bull's. Salvation OH cures Rheumatism, Aches and Pains. 15 & 25 cts. c . Sherman Fair Store. Capes, Winter Capes. Our Exports. -^By what right, title, or pretext does Tb*^*8 c - Platt assume to control and distrioSfetfc* Federal patronage for this State? TheVjfi&Jdent is responsible for the character and personnel of the ap pointments in every State.— Albany Ar gus. During the craze some years ago ques tions like the above were quite common. For the year ending August 31, 1901, the exports of this country amounted to (1,500,613,236, a gain of nearly (600,000,- 000 over those ot five years ago. During that time our exports increased only (110,000,000. In other words and figures, our exports have increased 50 per cent, in five years, and our Imports only 15 per cent, daring the same time. It is also an important fact that of the increase of ex ports the greatest has been in the pro ducts of the farm. Our Democratic friends used to predict that our high tar- riff would act as a Chinese wall ; that if we did not permit free European compe tition with our home industries we would be unable to sell our products abroad. The figures given above show that they were false prophets, as usual. It is reported that an Anarchistic paper in Chicago in referring to the assassina tion of President McKinley approved of the act, and characterized Czolgosz as a martyr. That kind of deviltry cannot be stopped in this country too quickly. If there be now no law for its suppression, let us have one in every State at the earl iest possible moment. The Chicago Tribune , which has kept, for the last twenty years, a record of lynchings in the United States, has re cently published the statistics of these defiances of law, and it has been truly said that its account is one that may “ well make the country blush for shame.” The total number of persons lynched during that period is 3,130. Of these 2,516 have been put to death at the hands of the mob since the year 1885. Divided, ac cording to sex, 51 of this number of 2,516 were women, and 2,465 were men. Di vided, according to color and nationality, 1,678 were negroes, 801 whites, 21 In dians, 9 Chinese, and 7 Mexicans. Be ginning with 90 lynchings in 1881, the number rose in 1892 to 236. Since 1892 there has been a marked decrease, the number in 1900 being 101. Classifying the lynchings since 1885, according to sections of the country, it will be seen that much the larger portion of them took place in what were the former slave States. Those States furnished 2,058 in stances of execution by the mob out of the whole number, 2.516, for the period mentioned. The States and Territories in each of which there have been, during the whole period from 1881 to 1901, less than 20 lynchings, are as follows: Ari zona 17, Washington 15, New Mexico 15, Illinois 14, Ohio 13, Iowa 12, the Dakotas it, Oregon 9, Michigan 5, Minnesota, Nevada, and Alaska each 4, Maine and Pennsylvania each 3, New York 2, Con necticut and New Jersey each each 1. The only States where, during the last twenty years, no person has been lynched, are Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ver mont, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Utah. Mr. F. C. Wixom is interviewing the residents of Penn Yan and vicinity rela tive to making this town a permanent station for the New Book Home Delivery Service as it is carried on in Chicaga, Bos ton, and the other large cities. The Par melee Library is the oldest concern of the kind in this country, having been es tablished In 1886, and is now established in several thousand towns in the United States and Canada. The salient features of the service are as follows: ------------------ or ana uan.sn ■■ pains You get a book a week delivered at are “ L I F E S A V E R S ” to rirls at your home. You keep it as long as you ijslopment of organs and body. No # 44 ? 25 H I G H W A Y B IL L S . Keystone Lime & Stone Co., bill for Sept. ..$53 27 Board of Water Comm’rs, coal ...................... 2 10 Street Comm'r, labor by men and teams, loam, gravel, etc ......................................... 377 9 * $433 28 On motion. Board adjourned. J. E CREARY, Clerk. B l * | | g X ness, irregularity and 1 I b L U omissions, increase vig or and banish It is reported that the forthcoming book of ex-Secretary of War Alger, which will review the Spanish-American Wat, will sharply criticize Admiral Sampson be* But of late they have been very rare. Of | cau8e of his attitude toward the army un der the command of Gen. Shafter. Others are also criticizing the Admiral in that respect. Will the Admiral ask for a Court of Inquiry ? course out Democratic friends would like to have a breach between President Roosevelt and Senator Platt. But they are not likely to be gratified in this re spect. It ia not unusual—in fact, it Is common—for the Senators of other States to have great influence with the Presi dent in the distribution of patronage. Why should any discrimination be made against the Senators of this State? Dur ing the administrations of Presidents Hayes and Garfield such discriminations were made, as the result of bitter fac tional strife, and the Democrats profited by the results. It is not surprising, there fore, that they desire to have history re peat itself. It is difficult to overestimate the per nicious work of the “ yellow journa's,” but greater contributors to Anarchy are demagogues, political and otherwise, who excite discontent and class hatred. N S. D A I L E Y 'S Insurance Agency Sella Fire, Life, Plate Glass, Tornado, Ac* cident and Health Policies in first-class companies. Over three hundred sixty-two millions of assets represented. Office Room 1, over Lown & Co.’s tore. a8tf Miss Ellen M. Stone, an American mis sionary in Turkey, of many years’ ser vice, was recently kidnapped in Turkey, near the Bulgarian border, by a band of Bulgarian outlaws, by whom she is now held captive and a ransom of (110,000 demanded. The first demand was that the money must be paid on the 8th inst., or Miss Stone would be murdered. It ia now stated that the time for payment has been extended. Active efforts are mak ing in this country to secure the neces sary amount for Mias Stone’s release. It is a distressing situation, which is accent uated by the fact that payment of the ransom may encourage similar outrages in the future. Turkey should be made to pay the ransom, but unfortunately this country is not in a position to make a strong demand to this effect, as it haa often pleaded the baby act when foreign ers have been maltreated in the United States. Great interest is obtaining in regard to the probable attitude of President Roose velt in respect to the Southern situation. It ia believed that a strong effort will be made at the next session of Congress to reduce the representation in Congress of those Southern States which have disfran chised the negroes. It ia said that Presi dent McKinley was strongly opposed to such action by the last Congress, and the question now arises whether President Roosevelt will take the same attitude. The former’s objection was based on the ground that the proposed Congressional action would revive sectional hatred, now nearly obliterated. The answer to this is that eternal justice and the man date of the Constitution rise above indi vidual views on any question of political or other policy. The nicest line of Hats and Capa in town. Don’t miss seeing them. W m . H olloway & Co. want it. You get what you want at exactly the time you want it. You borrow from us and build up your home library by purchasing such as are worth while from us at library discounts. You get them neat and clean. Members may also get ihe leading magazines at from fifty to eighty per cent, discount. The members are furnished with cat alogues, in which are listed some five thousand titles, including the standard literature and also the popular new books and special favorites, and the list is kept up to date by semi-monthly bulletins. In this way members have access to the new books as they are published. The residents of this town and county are of- ferred a perfect service at a very reason able cost, and should be prompt to avail themselves of it while the opportunity is at hand. Letter to D. A . Ogden . Penn Yant N. Y . Dear Sir: The late president of the Croton River Bank, at Brewsters, N. Y ., built the finest house in all that region in 1884, and painted it with lead and oil at a cost of (400 —the house cost (31,000. In 1887—three years—he repainted it with Devoe at a cost of (350. In 1897 this paint was in good condition. Lead and oil, (400, three years. Devoe, (350, ten years. Yours truly, 6 F. w. D evoe & Co. P. S.— T. F. Wheeler sells our paint in your section. C o ld s that “ H a n g O n .” A cold taken at this time of the year, unless “ broken up,” may “ hang on” all winter, and is apt to run into Grip, Ca tarrh, or Bronchitis, and possibly break up the health of a life time. Nothing can be more important than the cure of a fall cold. It means so much it should have nrompt attention. Twenty per cent, of the deaths in the United States are from colds, but no one dies of a cold who takes Dr. Humphrey’s Specific “ 77 ’ in time. For sale by all druggists. Sent prepaid on receipt o f price. Humphreys’ Homeo. Med. Co., N. Y. Deafness Cannot Be Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There ia only one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed con dition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is in flamed you have a rumbling sound or im perfect heating, and when it is entirely closed deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this lube restored to its normal condition hearing will be destroyed forever. Nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condi tion of the mucous surface. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. Sold by Druggists, 75c. Hall's Family Pills are the best. n equals them. Cannot do harm—life 0 0 P E R B O X B Y M A I L . S o ld :T’S CHEMICAL CfX, Cleveland, Ohio. 1 —Mrs M. L. Case and Mr. and Mrs. E G. Lap- ham visited Mrs. S. Case Jones in Rochester over Sunday, and are spending a part o f this week at Buffalo. —Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sutfin and Miss Addie Sutfin are visiting friends at Cleveland, Ohio. —Mr. and Mrs. Frank Olmstead and daughters, of Cheshire, William Olmstead, o f Geneseo. Mrs. Pitt, of Gorham, were here at the funeral of George Olmstead on Tuesday. —Married, at Phelps, Sept. 28, Miss Ada Archer, of Clifton Springs, and Emmett Barker, of Rush- vllle. Mr. and Mrs. Barker are at Rushville at present. —Mr. and Mrs. Richard Moulton, of Spring, water, visited their daughter, Mrs. Charles Wood, last week. —Fred Perry was here from Homellsville Mon day. —Prof, and Mrs. Charles Smith are entertain ing Mrs. Smith’s sister, Miss Matthews, of New- ark, and Mr. Smith's parents from Pennsylvania, —Born to Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Twitchell, of Canandaigua, Oct. 3, a son. —Among the changes of the week we note that Miss Pomeroy has moved into the Mrs. Wisewell house, William Fisher to the house vacated by Miss Pomeroy, Mr. Matteson into the house va cated by Mr. Fisber, and Mr. Wilbur to the Mat- teson house. —Mr. P. L. Dinturff entertained Mr. C. Reed, a Cleveland. Onto, manufacturer, and Mr. Hobart Wing, o f Vixburgh, Mich., last week. —Arch Hutchins has gone to the hospital again. Bellona . 30 - inch Cloth Capes, at ................................................... $3 98 IV I c l C l © h a s y . 30 - inch Boucle Capes, Thebet Trimmed ........................ 3 98 30 - inch Plush Capes, Thebet Trimmed.......................... 4 98 30 - inch Plush, Imit. Sable, Trimmed .............................. 5 49 30 - inch Crushed Plush, Thibet Trimmed ........................ 4 98 30 - inch Crushed Plush, Imit. Sable,Trimmed.................. 5 49 30 • inch Kersey Capes, Extra Value ................................ 6 98 30 • inch Grey Mixed Cheviot .......... . ................................ 5 00 30 • inch Astrakhan Cloth bear fur trimmed and lined with black satin .............. . ........................................... 7 69 32 - inch Fine Plash, fur trimmed, at .............................. 6 75 32 - inch Grey Mixed Cheviot, braid-trimmed ................ 8 98 30 - inch Fur Kersey, in Blue, Red, and Tan ................ 11 00 32 - inch Old Ladies1 Cape, made from fine, heavy bea ver, at........................................................................... 11 Mrs. Henrietta Horn, inventor and patentee, will locate in Penn Yan, for 30 days, a school of Garment Cutting. Special at tention given to scholars who have had no experience in garment cutting. Give your daughter a practical educa tion in this useful work. Five dollars will start you. Don’t delay. Time is money. M rs. H o r n w i l l g i v e lessons in G a r m e n t C u t t in g a t th e h o m e o f a n y la d y w is h in g to lea r n her s y s t e m . L e a v e orders a t T . O. H a m l i n ’s S t o r e . The American Garment Fitting Machine is new and up-to-date. It is made of metal and will never wear out. It is adjustable at every point, sets to meas ure and cuts the most perfect fitting garment in three minutes’ lime. 50 HUNTER.—At his home at Italy Hill, October a, 1901, George Hunter: aged 79 years. COOK.—At the home of her brother, George W. .Haines, in Rochester, October 2, 1801. ot con* sumption, Mrs. Mary, wife of John Cook, of this village. R h e u m a t i s m What Is the use of telling the rheumatic that he feels as if his joints were being dis located ? lie knows that his sufferings are very much like the tortures of the rack. What he wants to know is what will per manently cure his disease. That, according to thousands of grateful testimonials. Is Hood's Sarsaparilla It corrects the acidity of the blood on which the disease depends, strengthens the stom ach, liver and kidneys, and builds up the whole system. Try Hood’s. A good Golden Oak Extension Table ror (3.75, only at K n a p p ’S- Grapes, fancy mixed varieties, put up by A. P. Geoghegan, raised on the cele brated Eaperanza Vineyards, basket. Too Hot at the Old S tan d for T. S . 5 ., but we are alive and doing business in the St.John Block, two stores below, for the present. We know your wants before they are expressed, and endeavor to sup ply them. That accounts for our new and complete stock of everything that pertains to a first class grocery store. Do not fail to ask for a punch card, given free, and secure one dozen of Seeley’s (2 50 Photos for 98c. Yours as ever, 53 2 T. S. B urns . C l a i r v o y a n t E x a m i n a t i o n F r e e By Dr. E. F. Butterfield. There Is no subject that requires so much study and experience as the treatment and cure of chronic diseases. The astonishing success and remarkable cures performed by Dr, Butterfield are due to the g ift of clairvoy ance, to the long study o f the constitu tion of man, and the caring of diseases from natural causes. Let those given up by others call for an examination. He cures the worst cases of scrofula, catarrh, piles, female weakness, asthma, diseases of the heart, lungs, and kidneys. He will be at Knapp House, Penn Yan, Wednesday, October 9, 1901. D R . E . F . B U T T E R F I E L D Will be at the Knapp House, Penn Yan, Wed nesday, Oct. 9 . He gives Free Clairvoyant examinations. Here is one of those astonishing results made by Dr, E. F. Butterfield in five weeks’ treatment of P. Maine, a substan tial farmer of North Wilna, N, Y. Let him tell his own story: My Dear Doctor— When I came to you five weeks ago I had given up all hope of ever being well. My neighbors had all given me up as even beyond all hope of even relief. Some of them told me to try Dr. Butterfield. I had become very emaciated, was coughing a good deal and severe racking pains in my stomach, a good deal of sickness of stomach, urine scant and high colored, pain in back of head. On examination you did not say you could cure me, but that you could help me. After taking your remedies three weeks there has been a wonderful change; my appetite has become splendid, I sleep like a child, and, strange to say, my own neighbors did not know me. They would not believe such a marvelous change could be wrought in three weeks. I nave been splendid ever since. I have had one pull-back and that was when I ate a chicken pie dinner. Pros pects seem good that I shall obtain both health and strength. Refer anyone to me. Yours truly, P. M ain e . North Wilna, N. Y., March 14, 1900 TAKE NOTICE. Dr. Butterfield has moved from Benham to Knapp House. His next visit is Wednes day, October 9th. My old patrons and friends will find me at my new store, next door to Benham House. Clarence H. Knapp. —The weather was very unfavorable last Sun day morning, yet a goodly number of people were present at its services in the Memorial Pres byterian Church. Rev. Mr. Transue, of Syra cuse, assisted the pastor at the communion ser vice Immediately after, the rally day exercises of the Sunday School took place. The singing consisted of several appropriate hymns, sung to familiar tunes. Short, helpful addresses were given by C. W. Kimball, Esq., on \The Relation of the Sunday School to the State,” by Mr. John H. Johnson on \The Relation o f the Sunday School to Business;” by Prof J. Thompson, Su perintendent of Schools, on \ Is There a place for the Sunday School, If so. Our Reiatiou to It?” These gentlemen, all of whom are Christian workers o f Peon Yan, left on the mind o f all the importance ot the work and encouragement in the continuance o f it. ANY ONE CAN LEARN HOW TO USE IT. Manufactured by the American Garment Fitting Machine Co., Newark, Wayne Co., N. Y . Walking Skirts, SOME E X T R A V A L U E S I Big Bargains whiter Underwear. Granulated Sugar —The death of Richard L. Stilwell occurred last Friday morning, at the advanced age of 82 years. The funeral services were held trom the M. E. Church on Sunday afternoon. A more ex tended notice o f his life and labors w ill, doubt, less, be prepared by some one of his many friends who know ol his work. For a number of years be has lived in our midst, not engaged in the act ive ministry, but, when able, preached for his brethren as opportunity presented. His was a | A TkT useful life, greatly blessed in his work, resting I V awhile In the evening of life, and passing away 1 * with a certain and joyous hope of the \rest which remalneth for the people of God.” Besides his widow he leaves two daughters and a son by a former marriage. —Mrs. Scott, Ray ScottJean Wilson, Mrs. Lott, Mrs. A. W. Barden, William Van Sickle, Mrs. Van Sickle, and Elmer Platman are at the Expo sition in Buffalo this week. —Union services in the Memorial Presbyterian Church next Sunday evening. Griddles, U p -S tairs” Departm ent m Season is hand. at 18 CAKE Perhaps you are in nt-ed o f a Griddle. W e have a large as sortment of. ...... (g o o d s equally cheap. elsewhere Pounds for $1.00 This is not a leader for to-day, but our regular price. Other Compare these prices with what you pay Cake Turners, Waffle Irons, Griddle Greasers, Gem Irons, Syrup Jugs, Batter Pails. A. & P. Cleaned Currants, per lb. 10c. A. & P. Seeded Raisins, per lb.. 10c. 21b. package H - 0 Buckwheat.. 10c. 21b. package I I - O Pancake flour 10c. 2 lb. package H - 0 Bis K it flour. 10c. 31b. package Quaker O a t s ........ 12 c. 2 lb. package A . & P. Oats ........ 10c. A. P. Condensed M ilk ............ 10 c. Eagle Brand Condensed M ilk . . . 16c. Royal Baking Pow d e r .................. 42c. Cleveland Baking Pow d e r ........ 42c. Kingsford’s Corn Starch .............. 7 c. A . Ss P . Com Staach .................. 60 . I. X . L. Laundry Starch .............. 80 . Hollowell & Wise 1 Thea-Nectar, Pure Chinese Tea, per lb , 60c. We Carry Only the Best. We are expert judges of meat and select nothing but the primest beef, mutton, and veal. You will need more meat now that cool weather has come, and there is no reason why you shouldn’t have the best when it is ready for you. Re member the best is always the cheapest to use. We sell the choicest steak at 14 ets. a pound. Beach’s Market, JACOB ST. U p -S tairs” Departm ent O o lo n g .............. 30, 40, 50, and 60c. Eng. Breakfast. .30, 40, 50, and 60c. M i x e d ................30, 40, 50, and 60c. Gunpowder ........ 30, 40, 50, and 60c. J a p a n ..................30, 40, 50, and B. F. Japan _____ 30, 40, 50, and Ceylon .................. 40, 50, 60, and Young Hyson ..30, 40, 50, and 60c. 60o. 70c. 60o. Our Teas ami Coffees have a Nafcional\Keputation for being the freshest and cheapest on the market. GUTHRIES' Drinks. •6M636ttttC636CH3808C83B YATES LYCEUM THEATRE PENN YAN, H. E. BELL, Mgr. MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 . Aiden Benedict’s Bcenio Triumph QUO VADIS as dramatized-by Ohas. W. Chase. (Positively the Original Production.) Excellent oast of chaoaoters. Boavtilul stage setting*. Special scenery for every act. Correct wardrobe and properties. Pronounced everywhere 41 the event of the season.” Prices, 26 , 85 , 60 . 75 . Reserved seats now on sale at McCracken’s, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 . Maurice Campbell offers! the greatest success in years, Geo. C. Hazelton’s merry play, MISTRESS NELL, with a specially selected company of players and exactly as prodneed by H E N R I E T T A CBO S B M AN _ for almost a year in Now York, at Wallack’s, a ne au»d Bijou, and Savoy theatres. Macuifloient AU/ B,ACU„ scenery. Appropriate costumes of the period. Prices, 85 , 60 , 76 ,1.00 Hot Chocolate, with whipped cream, 6 cents a glass. Hot Clam Bouillon, 5 cents a glass. Hot Tomato Bouillon, 6 cents a glass. Hot Beef Tea, 5 cents a glass. Hot Lemonade, 6 cents a glass. Saltiues and Graham Crackers seived with each glass free o f charge. ICE CREAM AND SODA served all the year ’round. OUR CANDIES. Fresh home-made Chocolates and Bon Bona, from 15 cents lb , up. Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, and Old Fashioned Molasses Taffy, 10 -cents lb. World’s Fair Chewing Taffy, 16 cents lb. Peanut Crip, Cocoanut Crisp, and Peanut Taffy, 10 cents lb. Full Line of Fresh Fruits, Nuts, Etc. School Books A full supply of all the Books used in the schools, and at the lowest prices. Tablets, Exercise Books, Pencils* Book Bags. and all other school sup plies needed for the open ing of schools. Artists' Materials for oil and water color painting, and c r a y o n work. RIO, - Santos, Maricaibo, La Guayra, 9 , 12, 15c 18c - 20c - 20c Java, • Mocha, 25, 30, and 35c - 25, 30, and 35c 22c 8 O’clock Breakfast, - El Ryad Arabian Coffee, 35c, Fancy Blend GOODS DELIVERED to Any Part of the City. Java, 25c. 139 Main S t, Penn Yan. Picture Flaming Telephone 52 B. done to order as cheap as consistent with quality and style of material used. All the New Books, Magazines, and D a i l y Papers at G U T H R IH S , W e can show you a large assortment o f Cloilitng, the latest styles and patterns, and we can name you prices that are so much under the average prices asked that they will surprise you. W il l i a m H o l l o w a y & Co., Him St., Penn Yau. N O T ICE. On and after this date we shall coal for C a s h o n l y . June ii, 1901. P o t t e r L u m b e r Co. DON'T BUY THE OLD STYLE “ baok and forth” shuttle kind of Sewing Ma chines when you can «et,tue U p - t o - d a t e “ R o t a r y \ Wheeler * Wilson. They sew much faster, run much easier, and do many more kinds of work than shuttle ma chines. Try one and you will not waste yonr time and strength stopping and starting a shuttle every stitch you make. Ea\f1 ifecdfes 'and oil f<* all machine. I Be. 134 M A IN ST. Have you a suit to buy ? Don’t fail to see our line. F . W . B U S H , 45 Hamilton St., Penn Yan. Olympian Fruit & Candy Co. M a in S treet. Telephone, 5 2 w . Going Away. I will be away from Penn Yan from September 2ist to October 14th. Persons wishing glasses fitted, please take notice. B ert S. H opkins , Optician, Penn Yan, N. Y, Men’s, boys’, and children’s. Large or small, we can fft, and what is just as important, we can fit the pocketbook. W m . H o l l o w a y & C o ., E lm Street, Penn Yan. W a n t e d .— Pears, Apples, Onions, Po tatoes, and Fruit of all kinds, at A. P. Geoghegau’a. Charles Hunter has charge of our produce department, and will be pleased to handle your fruits at highest arket price. Others want (15.50 for a Cotton Felt attreas. We can sell you a fine one for (10.50. Clarence H. Knapp. Quality is never sacrificed to attain low pncce, at Lown & Co’s. HATS AND CAPS. Always up-to-date stock to select from, as we have to buy so often. W il l i a m H o l l o w a y & Co. Him St., Penn Yan.