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Penn Yan express. (Penn Yan, N.Y.) 1866-1926, December 11, 1901, Image 3

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APPRECIATED iW Penn $an agrees. GIFTS — I W E D NESDAY, DEC. 11, 1901 Comfoitable Slippers make a sensible Christmas present for man. .woman, or child. Our styles are most numer­ ous and prices lowest o f any in town, from 50o. to $1.50. T h e Sheldon Fair is on at the store for* merly occupied by Christie B. Briggs & Co. T he proceedings of the Board o f Trus­ tees, at their meeting on the evening of the 2 d inst., will be found elsewhere. L a s t New York excursion, Dec. 12th via Lackawanna. All trains. T he grand jury now in session will probably complete their labors to-day. AT Batlslon, N. Y., one day last week the mercury dropped to 21 degrees below zero. A nother bowling match has been ar­ ranged between George Filslnger, of Buf­ falo, and George Goodrich, of this place. H eavy rains are needed to fill the swamps, replenish creeks, wells, etc., be­ fore winter weather sets in for good or bad. T h e ladles o f St. Mark’s church netted about $70 from their entertainment and supper in Y . M. C. A. hall on Wednesday evening last. T he grape market this week is rather slow, and prices for Concords range from 10 to uj£c. H o l i d a y excursion to New York via Lackawanna. All trains Dec. 12th. Ask agent. T he last, the best, the New York E x ­ cursion via the Lackawanna. Cheap fare Dec. 12th. J ames K ennedy and James Paddock, of Italy, have purchased the basket fac­ tory of the late Clark C. Benedict, of Guyanoga, and will enlarge the same. AT the rifle club’s practice shoot on Wednesday last only three marksmen were present. Their scores were as fol­ lows: Charles J. Monroe, 84; Frank Merritt, 76; Walter Bird, 63. A nuooncembnt is made of the wed­ ding of Miss Merea Ames, living near the village of Watkins, to Willis J. Hazard, of Penn Yan. The ceremony took place at the Presbyterian parsonage in Watkins, December 2d. T he Eaton Herald , of Eaton, Colorado, advertises Penn Yan buckwheat at 5c. per pound. T he Uniform Rank, K. O. T. M., will give a social dance in the A. O. H. Hall Wednesday evening next. T he deposits of Baldwin’s Bank of Penn Yan at the close o f business Dec. 3, 1901, amounted to (338,054 31. T he annual meeting of the stockhold. ers of the Dundee State Bank will be held January 7,1901, at four o’clock. Personal, Persons desirous of having personal mention made ol the visit of friends are requested to send ns thenecessarv Information. —Mr. Charles T. Andrews, Yale, ’03, is expected home the early part of next week for the holidays. — Harry and George Clayton, of this village, will sail on the 15th inst. for En­ gland to visit their parents and other rel- taives and friends. — Miss Mary M. Goodspeed and Miss Carrie Whittaker, both students at the Albany Normal College, come home next Saturday for the holidays. — Miss Blauche Kelley, Vassar, ’02, and Miss Elizabeth Kelley and Miss Carrie Vassar, ’05, come home next Fri­ day for the Christmas vacation. Miss Mabel C. Kennedy ’02, will spend the holidays here as the guest of Miss Blanche Kelley. A nnual Lackawanna cheap excursion to New York Dec. 12th. Tickets good on all trains going, and for return within five days. Ask the agent to reserve space in sleeper or parlor car. M r . James C. Goodspeed has pur­ chased the insurance agency o f Charles H. Sisson, and Incorporated it with his O m a r Smith, of Starkey, has been ad­ judicated bankrupt, and the first meeting of his creditors will be held before Ref­ eree Charles A. Hawley, in the chambers of the County Judge in this village, on Dec. 28, 1901. own. PfeKH K Y Choice Sugar Syrup For T h e several gas companies of which William T. Morris Is president and T. W. Summers, general superintendent, will have their main office in Ithaca after (January 1st, Mr. Morris and Mr. Sum­ mers both making that city their home. M r . and Mrs. George D. Parker, of the town of Jerusalem, have issued invlta tions to the wedding of their daughter, Luella O., to Alfred Jorgensen, of Jeru­ salem. The ceremony will take place at the home of the bride’s parents on Wednesday afternoon, December 18th. T h e (200 diamond ring which a gentle­ manly boatder took from Mrs.Snsie Van- Deventer’s finger while bidding her good bye at the front door of her boarding house, in Rochester, recently, was re­ turned after the man’s arrest in Brooklyn. T he quarterly report of the Citizens Bank of Penn Yan, shows deposits at the close of business December 3, 1901, amounting to (256,616.53. A t e r m of the Yates County Court will be convened on Monday, January 13, 1902, County Judge John T. Knox pre­ siding. Thirty-six trial jurors will be drawn for this court on Dec. 26th, Table or Cooking 30c. per gal. A. Mac K A Y CO. You Can Buy The Best Coffee, 50c. Jap. Tea, and New Orleans Molasses, at L. P. Wagener’s. Governor Odell is credited with the de­ termination of having the next session of the legislature of this State the short­ est on record. This is certainly a com­ mendable effort, and we hope that the Governor may succeed. But, after all, it is the province of the legislature to de­ cide upon the length of its sessions. A notice of pendency has been filed with the County Clerk of an action in Supreme Court entitled John W. Norris vs. Norman Lockwood and others. The action Is to foreclose a moitgage given December 8, 1896, on a house and lot on the south side o f Wagener Street in this village. E. D udley C ole , who has driven on rural free delivery route No. 3 from this place, the Crosby route, since the begin­ ning of the service, has tendered his res­ ignation, which has been accepted, and (James F. Goundry, of Milo, has been ap­ pointed his successor, the change to take place on January n th . T he third of the series of bowling games between George ,S, Goodrich, of this village, and George Fiisinger, of Buffalo, was played at the Sherman House in this village on Thursday even­ ing last. Each of the contestants had previously won one game. The third contest resulted in favor of Fiisinger by 14 points, making him the winner of the match. The total amount of currency in circu­ lation in this country December 1, 1901, was (2,250,256,230. Circulation,/ir cap- ita, (28 73. Tota. amount of gold coin in circulation, (632,001,740. Total amount of gold in the country, including bullion in the treasury, (1,174,883.624. The United States now has more gold than any other country in the world. A few years ago France led us. S usan J. Pratt died at her home in Dundee on Saturday afternoon last, aged 67 years. There are three brothers who survive—Harry D., of Penn Yan, Charles, of Dundee, and Ransom, of Lowell, In­ diana. William J. Bryan, in applying for life insurance, and in answer to the question whether he had ever had a fever, replied that he had twice suffered from Presiden­ tial fever, but had entirely recovered. Still there is danger of a relapse. N ew York at holiday time is well worth a long trip to see. The city is alive with light and life. To see it cheapest and best, take the Lackawanna excursion Dec. 12th. No trouble for the agent to reply to questions. 1 ♦ » To the rummage sale yon can send old books, clothes, bedding, neckties, dishes, pictures, frames, dresses, underwear, shirt waists, gloves, lamps, and any arti- ticle that can be used in any way from a bedstead to a pin cushion. C harles D. D e c k e r , bankrupt, of Jerusalem, having petitioned for a dis­ charge from his debts, creditors are cited to appear before Judge JobnR. Hazel, in U. S. District Court at Buffalo, on the 24th of December, 1901, to show cause, if any they have, why the prayer of the pe­ titioner should not be granted. Among the Clubs. To Subscribers* Subscribers of the E x p r e s s who desire to have their addresses changed to Rural Delivery Routes, should notify this office* by postal or otherwise. Supper tn F . M. C. A* Hall. A supper for the needy poor will be given under the direction of the Wo­ man's Auxiliary, assisted by the Christian Endeavor and Epworth League Societies, on Christmas night from 5 to 8 o’clock. Alleged Pocket Picking. William H. Shoemaker, of Italy Hill, alleges that his pocket was picked in a saloon on Elm street on Thursday after­ noon last. He claims that he had (21 in bills, two lo-centpleces, and three pen­ nies in his upper left-hand vest pocket, and that a well-known young man of this village took the money from his pocket. The young man was arrested and the case was sent to the grand jury. Rummage S a le . Y. M. C. A. AUXILIARY. The Woman’s Auxiliary of the Y . M, C. A. will hold a rummage sale in the en­ trance to Y . M. C. A. rooms on Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14. Ar­ ticles of clothing are solicited, and any or all things useful in the house keeping will find ready sale. Contributions are earnestly solicited from those who will help this effort, on or before Dec. 13th. A n e w ordinance adopted by the Board of Village Trustees at their meet­ ing on the 2d Inst., in reference to per­ sons constructing new sidewalks and claiming rebates under the provisions of the new charter, will be found in another column. IT is said that a new rule issned from the Department of Public Instruction re­ quires teachers this year to send a month­ ly report to their school commissioner, giving the attendance of all irregular pupils from eight to sixteen years of age. — The Daughters of Eve Literary Club passed a most enjoyable Friday evening lfcst week at the home of the President, Miss Janet Smith. Light refreshments were served, and matters of interest dis­ cussed. Christmas Music. On Sunday, December 22, the four o’clock service at the First Presbyterian church will be a Christmas praise service, under the direction o f Mrs. Roy A. Bruce. An elaborate musical program, consisting of selections from the masters in musical composition, will be given.by the church choir, assisted by a large chorus o f voices. T h e recent Chryanthemum fair and sale under the auspices of the Ladies Guild of the Methodist Church netted the society upwards o f (400. The Guild is now substantially out of debt on ac­ count of its subscription to the new church building fund. Sacred Concert. T h e annual inspection of Phil Sheri­ dan Circle, Ladies Of the G. A. R., will occur on Wednesday evening, Dec. 18, at seven o’clock. The department presi­ dent, Mrs. Mary J. Walsh, of Buffalo, is expected to be present. A full attend­ ance o f members is desired. The Enterpean Society of Keuka Col­ lege, D. Durgln Lash, conductor, wilt give a sacred concert at the college on Sunday evening, Dec. 15th, beginning at 8 o’clock. Admission, free. Cars will ran to Penn Yan and Branchport after the concert. Farmers' Club. I nvitations have been issned to the marriage of Miss lizzie, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. WTiUiam Ritchie, to Wil­ lard W., the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. 4 ___ John K. Turner, of Benton, the ceremony to take place December 11 at 12 o’clock, at the home of the bride. F rid a y morning occurred the death of Willie Hamilton, son of Mrs. Nelson Han- mer.of Starkey, at the home of his grand­ parents in Dundee, where he had been attending school. Pneumonia, following whooping cough, was the cause of death Deceased was 15 years of age. Though the attendance was not large, still a very interesting session of the Far­ mer’s Clnb was held last Friday. Mr. Os­ car Hazen gave a practical talk upon raising beans, which was followed by a general discussion. The executive com­ mittee of the club will meet Wednesday, the n t h inst., to arrange a program for the regular session of the winter. The next meeting will be held Friday, Dec. 20, when it is expected a number of the State Institute force will be present and speak. Those wanting anything in the furni­ ture line should avail themselves of the 10 per cent, discount sale at Wagener Bros’. S u r r o g a t e 's Court. Recent business has been transacted be­ fore Surrogate John Ti Knox, in Surro­ gate’s Court, Penn Yan, as follows: The will of Elizabeth Tennant, late of the town of Starkey, has been probated. The estate consists of (i,oo personal property and (1,800 real. Charles R. Tennant and Demster A. Johnson were named as ex­ ecutors. Letters of administration were granted in the estate of George Kimball, late of the town of Milo. Richard K. Gillett and Mary Kimball, of Milo, were appointed administrators of the estate. School Notes . A comedy drama entitled “ Hearts and Diamonds ” will be played by the senior class of the Academy Friday, December 20th in the Academy. The characters represented are as follows: Bernice Halstead, a young lady of 18, with an affection of the heart, a love of fun. and a hatred of arithmetic ............... Castella Hobart. Amy Halstead, her sister, two years younger, fond o f frolic ......................... Adelaide Hazard. Inez Gray, a young lady visitor, willing to share in the fun ............... Desdamqna Yetter. Mrs. Halstead, a widow, and stepmother to the Halstead girls ................ Margaret Wrean. Hannah Mary Barnes, or \S is,\ a maiden lady, who keeps house for her brother............ ................................................ Edith Lockwood. Dwight Bradley, a fortune hunter and Mrs. Halstead’s son by a former marriage.............. ....................................................William Swan. Dr. Burton, a young physician...Dwight Rogers Sammy, the darkey bell boy in the Helstead h o m e ................................ Roger E. Chapman. Abraham Barnes, or “ Bub,\ a Yankee farmer still unmarried at 40, a diamond in the rough .................... . ................... Fred Hollowell. Attorney, Sheriff... ...................... Charles Taylor. A debating class, consisting of the boys who have 20 or more academic points, will be held,every Thursday afternoon in the library for a half hour during the study period. SPEAKING OF BIBLE AND PRAYER Books, when yon make up your shop­ ping list, just remember that you can find the largest assortment of* these goods, at very low prices (25c. up), at Cornwell Brothers’. We defy competition in these lines. Strong, well made Foot Stools for 48c. at Corcoran Bros’. The Court . The jury in the case of William Clark against the town of Barrington, which was on trial when our paper went to press last week, resulted in a disagree­ ment o f the jury. In the case of Frank Striker vs. F. Ray Andrews the jury rendered a verdict for the plaintiff for (135. In the action entitled Sarah E. Snow vs. J. Ward Badger, a judgment by de­ fault was taken in favor of the plaintiff in the sum of nearly (1,000, or the amount of the two notes. In the case of Charles B. Smith vs. Brank Bailey, judgment was awarded to the plaintiff in the sum of (65 and costs, within twenty days, the de­ fendant to litigate for the balance of the amount, if he desires. The two actions of John Griffiths and another vs. John S. Sullivan were referred to Monroe Wheel­ er, of Hammondsport, to hear and de­ termine. The case of William H. Ellis vs. Polly E. Cole and Ida E. Hutches was put over the term. Justice Dunwell granted an order di­ recting the sheriff to repay R. P. Pond the sum of (300, deposited by him in lieu of bail. It will be recalled that this was the case o f the yonng man who was arrested In a county in-the eastern part of the State, charged with forgery in the second degree, it having been alleged that he raised a note from the sum of (10 to something like (28. Being a stranger in this part of the State he was not able to secure anyone to qualify on his bail bond, so he deposited the sum of $300 for his appearance at this term of court. There was no complaint or action taken before the grand jury in his case, hence this order being granted by the court. The civil business before the court was completed on Thursday, when the trial jurors were discharged; but the grand jury not having completed their labors the court was continued on Friday, when an adjournment was taken uutu Monday morning. Resolutions. The following are resolutions adopted by Keuka Lodge of I. O. U. P,, No. 149: W h e r e a s , s i n c e i t h a s b e e n th e w i l l o i th e G r e a t K u i e r .o i th e d e s t i n i e s v t m e n t o r e m o v e ir o m o u r m i d s t o u r b e l o v e d b i o m e r , ti. S. C u i- D u r u , w e b o w in s o l e m n s u b m i s s i o n , h e e l i n g t n a i th e b o n d s o l b r o t h e r h o o d a n d lo v e b y w n i c u o u r m e m o r y h o l d s h i m c a n n o t o e .s e v e r e d a n d s h a l l a b i d e lo r e v e r ; t h e r e i o i e , b e u — Resolved, T h a t w n u e w e d e e p l y r e g r e t th e lo s s o t u u r b r o t h e r , w h o b y h i s l n t e g i u y , n i s lo y a l t y o i lt i e u u s h i p , a n d n o b i l i t y o i c n u i a c i e i , h a s w o n o u r h i g u e s t e s t e e m , w e , w i t n p r o l o u u u resp e c t , e x t e n d t o th e b e r e a v e d la m i l y u u r u e e p e s i s y m ­ p a t h y , a n d th e a s s u r a n c e o i a n y a i d , p r o t e c t i o n , o r c u m i v r t w i t h i n o u r p o w e r t o u e s l o w . Resolved , i n a t th e s e r e s o l u t i o n s b e p l a c e d u p ­ o n a p a g e o f m e r e c o r d s o l th e lo u g e , s e t a p a r t , a n d h e i d in s a c r e u m e m o r y 01 m e d e c e a s e d ; t h a t tn e y b e p u n t e d in th e r e u u tfa u p a p e i s , a n d a c o p y s e n t t o th e fa m i l y . A . h t . A G R O B S O N , W I L L I A M oJN V J J E R , O . E. N E W i Y l A l N , C o m m i t t e e . Wagener Bros. 10 per cent, cut price sale ot furniture is evidently appreciated by the people. Warranted duck rubber boots, wort*1 (3.50, tor (3 at Wagener Bros.' F I R E A T BRANCHPORT. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, WEAVER BLOCK, AND RESIDENCE OE EDGAR MATTRSON DESTROYED. The village of Branchport was visited by a terrible fire Tuesday morning. About 3 o’clock John Batteson, who has been In charge of the Swarta Hotel, discovered a fire in the northeast corner of the Weaver block, which had once been used as a drug store by Charles Bean, of Gen­ eva, but had been vacant for some time. He sounded the alarm, and the residents turned out en masse. A high wind pre­ vailed at the time, and but little could be done to check the flames. The entire block was soon destroyed, together with most of its contents. The flames also spread to the Commercial Hotel and the dwelling o f Edgar Matteson, which were also burned, with the greater part of their contents. In the Weaver Block, which was a wooden structure,!was the hardware store of Ed. C. Brown, the barber shop of Edgar Mothersill, and a number o f offices in the second story, including the tele­ phone office. Weaver’s Hall, or Opera House, occupied the third story of the Weaver block, at the south end of the structure. The Commercial Hotel, owned,by Mr. George Swarts, was closed for the season about six weeks ago, and was to have been remodeled and reopened about May 1st. The front portion of the hotel was used as a lunch room, but was not con­ ducted by Mr. Swarts. It was only by great effort that the flames were prevented from communi­ cating with the hotel barns and spreading to the mills on the east. It is said that in the vacant store were several carriages and buggies consigned to Edgar fcC. Brown by John iConklin & Son, of this village. A call for aid was sent, to the Penn Yan Fire Department, but they did not re­ ceive it in time to render any service. The origin of the fire is unknown, but it is believed to have been of incendiary origin. As far as could be.ascertained last even­ ing, there was no insurance on the Weav­ er block, which was owned by George S. Weaver, of Branchport. Edward C. Brown, had an insurance of (3,000 on his stock, which was divided equally between thd insurance agencies of M. F. Hobart & Son and Bradley T. Mallory, of this village. Mr. Mallory also had (1,700 on the Commercial Hotel, and James C. Goodspeed, of Penn Yan had (500 on the furniture in the hotel. Money Saving Hints to Wise Christinas Buyers We have some stock that occupies too much room. We are going to close out our Toys and Games at Cost Do you want any of the above goods for ChYist If so, come In. Framed Pictures. are on exhibition. Call and see them, present. We are leaders in this line; real low prices, 15 j . to $ 6 . 50 . They Your friends appreciate a picture for a You can find just what you want at the old stand. Prices on bound books, 10 c. up. We have them for all ages and tastes. Books. Photo Albums, assortment. Lowest prices. Prayer Books. Boxing Gloves lowest prices on these good. Musical Instruments. Toilet Cases, Music Rolls, Calendars, and 1903 Excelsior Diaries. Splendid We are showing some very handsome sets and also single books. / and Punching Bags for the Boys Nothing pleases so much. We give the large and sc we sell you Organ? Wc guarantee the price to be lower than city dealers. all. Can’t a Piano or BROTHERS. Wants, For Sale, Etc. F GR SALE—A number of pork barrels, cheap. R. E. MERRITT, this office. m i /'\N/’-v a month made easily selling our G) JL X-/ Fire Extinguisher. $5 outfit free. Write Harris Safety Co., New York. F OR SALE.—Just received a car load of good feeding cattle, graded Durham Steers. L. J. SPRAGUE. aq Main Street. HARNESS MOST ALL GO. ( n buys a right good single harness worth (16; extra for best rubber trim­ mings only (2.50. E. N . B a r n e y , 60 2W Penn Yan, N. Y. zo o Trimmed Hats From $1.50 to $3.00 at Miss DewanV Come quick while the assortment is at Its beat, SLIPPERS, SLIPPERS. Just the thing for Christmas gilts, at McAdams’ Shoe Store. For best groceries and lowest prices, try the Penn Yan Cash Grocery. 59 3 Saturday , October sebth, will begin our closing out sale of watches, clocks, silverware, etc. 55 tf R. W. W heeler , Jeweler. 25 per cent, saved on Furniture, at Knapp’s, BUY NOW , while the assortment is good, at our closing out sale, Begins Saturday, Oct. 26. 55 tf R. W. W heeler , jeweler. Ladies’ rubbers, small sizes, 7c. Wagener Bros.’ at IV #v# w •• U P-STAIRS \^DEPARTMENT H O L L OW ELL & WISE.* Saturday, O ctober 26th, will begin our closing out sale ot watches, clocks, silverware, etc. 55tf R. W. W h e e l e r , Jeweler. 10 per cent, cut price sale of furniture at Wagener Bros.’ Boy’s rubbers, 29c., regular 50c. qual­ ity, at Wagener Bros.' 3 E m u i t r u u u r f i/V A / \ UP-STAIRS DEPARTM ENT , HOLLOWELL <& WIS E ■ • 25 per cent, saved on Fnrniture, at Knapp’s. 25 percent, saved on Furniture, at Knapp's. Ladies’ low arctics, 39c., at Wagener Bros. ’ $ 2 . 9 8 $ 2 . 9 8 Buy yonr children’s shoes at half price at Wagener Bros.’ JA P A N E SE G O u D S / •'U P-STAIR S \ DEPARTMENT, * HOLLOWELL & WISE . I » 8 Misses* 40c. rubbers for 19c. at Wag­ ener Bros’. Buy reliable Furniture at Knapp’s, and make a saving of 25 per cent. a x»eXV txxvX fcxvvAuVu, XXVttAe C i\w x \ v , x » ‘v X \ x x* evvsXvvoxvs , txX V e x v x v N\<xxv. Corcoran Bros, will certainly save you money on your furniture. Morris chairs for (2 98 at Corcoran Bros.’ You will save money by buying your furniture at Corcoran Bros.’ \U P - S T A I R S ” DEPARTM ENT , 1 H OLLO W ELL & WIS E . • Buy your furniture and get the discount at Wagener Bros.’ Boys’ (2 felt boots and gu (1.49 at Wagener Bros’. rubbers for Corcoran Bros, are showing a fine as­ sortment of holiday furniture. Substantial, well-made Tabourets, only 39c. at Corcoran Bros’. F o n r Youngsters, Are they “ out at the toes” again ? If so, bring them here, The best wearing children’s shoes are sold at McAdams’ Shoe Store. S TATE OF NEW YORK —Y ates C oonty C l e r k ’ s O ffic e , ss : Notice is hereby given that, on Thursday, the 26th day of December, 1901, at 10 o’clock a. m., a panel of thirty.six (36) petit jurors will be drawn at this office to serve at a term of the Yates County Court to be held iu and for the County of Yates at the Court House in the village of Penn Yan, on Monday, the 13th day of January, 1902. HENRY T. READ, Clerk. 25 per cent, saved on Furniture, at Knapp’s. DAINTY TEJT c U P S I \U P-STA I R S 99 DEPARTMENT , HOLLOWELL & WIS E . * Ladies’ shoes, worth (1.50, for 99c. at Wagener Bros.’ Don’t fail to buy your monuments of Jenkins. Girl’s shoes, worth (1.50, for 99c., at Wagener Bros.’ $ 2 . 9 8 $ 2 . 9 8 L ast week while working with a corn hnsker, near Reed’s Corners, Charles Bardene had a very narrow escape from the loss o f his right hand. The machine became clogged, and he foolishly at­ tempted to clear it without stopping it, and his hand became caught and was drawn in. The fact that the machine broke alone saved him, and it is thought that he will lose one or more fingers as it is. Santa Claus Has Arrived. C>< x y y >£ \Vvfc X o * j a \ \ U Y S t\X \A XXYOVXvfcY S , \>YoX\\<£Yfc txxxA WvfcXeYfc, xxxveXe^ axxxvX^ ax\A -eoxxsY x v s . They should all meet here as early as possible to sec what has been gathered. Unusual preparations have been made. SHOPPERS The second floor has been , taken for this display. Books, Toys, Dolls, Games, China, Cut 'Glass, Lamps, are on dress parade and THE CHRISTMAS TREE IS IN PLACE FOR THE DELIGHT OF THE LITTLE ONES. T O . Hamlin&Co. W anted! A lbert E nos , aged 6 9 years, died at his home in the village of Branchport at an early hour Thursday morning, of heart disease. Thursday he drove to Pulteney and back. He formerly lived in Pratts- burg, and for many years he drove the stage from Prattsburg to Gibson’s land­ ing, on Keuka Lake. He is survived by his wife, Ella, and one son, Cyrus, who is one of the rural deliverymen out of Branchport. He also is survived by two brothers, Marcus, of Branchport, and Lu­ cas, of Wheeler. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon, and the burial made at Prattsburg. T h e telephone which has been in the County Clerk’s office for a year or more was removed by the company on Satur­ day. The reason for the removal is that the Board of Supervisors have twice re­ fused to pay for ite use. During the past year it has been paid for by private sub­ scriptions. A telephone is a great con­ venience in the office and the county should pay for It. We believe in econo­ my in public affairs as well as in private, but there is such a thing as expensive economy, as paradoxical as the expres­ sion may seem. The Clerk’s office more than pays for itself. This does not justify extravagance in its management, but it does warrant expenditure for necessary and time-saving conveniences. T he P. Y . A. ana j^euxa college girls promise to put up a fine game of basket ball in the Y . M, C. A. gymnasium Satur­ day afternoon. The Academy gjrls have been practicing Ifaithfully, and the Col­ lege girls are hustlers. Miss Eva G. Goodspeed, the captain of the Academy team, plays a most skillful game at cen­ ter. A n Epworth League group meeting, composed of the societies of Rushvllle, Middlesex, Vine Valley, Potter, Yates- ville, Branchport, Italy Hill, Bluff Point, Friend, Italy, West Italy, in Yates Coun­ ty, and Gotham and Stanley, in Ontario County, will be held at the Middlesex Methodist Church, Thursday, December 12th, with two sessions. Men’s felt boots and rubbers, worth (2.25, for (1.75 at Wagener Bros’. 25 per cent, saved on Furniture at K n a p p ’ s . (1 buys a dozen nicely finished photos, at 4-7 C. B. S pr a g u e ’ s , Photographer. Buy your furniture at Corcoran Bros,’ and save money. We cannot exaggerate the beauty of our new Holiday Goods this season, at Maxon’s Clothing Store. Everybody Knows How Women Talk. I have on hand sizes the Celebrated * • ❖ • * • * • 91 • 7.1 •>i • 7.1 ♦7.1 * f * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * # * ♦7.1 l»I.< <1 ♦ 7 .I Kid Gloves. Big Saving on useful gifts at Lown’s. Shoes, Christmas Shoes . What will make a more acceptable gift than a pair of good shoes ? McAdams Shoe Store. Pillow Covers. Novelty Combinations in beautiful effects for Xmas, at Lown’s. M r s . Goldsmith is selling all hats and bonnets at cost now. 62 2 H en r y S m ith , son of Mr. and Mrs. William S. Smith, of Penn Yan, died at the family residence on North Main street last Friday evening, aged 35 years. The deceased had been suffering from tuberculosis for several years. There are surviving, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil­ liam S. Smith ; two sisters, Laura L.» of New York,land Mrs. Beulah Millard, of Penn Yan ; and one brother, George B., of Baltimore, Md. T h e place to get your Christmas pres­ ents, such as towels, handkerchiefs, side board covers, tray cloths, center pieces, Battenberg laces, baby dresses, hand- painted novelties, brush-broom holders, shoe bags, etc., etc., is, without doubt, at 62 2 Mrs. Frank Goldsmith’s. Corcoran Bros, have the finest stock of holiday furniture shown in Yates Co. H AN D P O I N T E D CHINA SA L E- Miss Carroll will hold her annual sale of hand painted China at J. W. McCrack­ en’s confectionery store, commencing Wednesday, Dec. 18th, affd continuing until Xmas. 1 Up-to-date Corcoran Bros Couches for (4.25, at Hog Skinning. All orders left at Sprague’s market will be promptly attended to by W. W. Ton- gate, the best man in that line in Yates Co. 90c. buys ong dollar’s worth ot furni­ ture at Wagener Bros’. $ 1 Derby Hats. $z (2.00, (2 50, and (3.00 Hats for (1.00, at tf McAdams & Kinyoun’s. C. L o o k in another column for Y. M A. “ Rummage Sale.” Genuine Gold leaf chairs only 2.75, at Corcoran Bros*. Everybody is surprised at Corcoran Bros.’ low furniture prices. Don’t accept our statement, but come in and see the goods, at Maxon’s. All onr Holiday Novelties properly priced. Lown & Co. We don’t advertise a great deal, but we have the goods to show you, at Maxon’s Clothing Store. _____ Combination book-case and writing desks only (8.75, at Corcoran Bros’. Economical buyers buy their furniture at Corcoran Bros.’ and save money. Cane seat Dining chairs only (3 97, per set at Corcoran Bros’. You can easily find a Rocker for holi­ days, as they have more than 100 patterns at Knapp’s. 90c. buys one dollar’s worth of furni­ ture at Wagener Bros’. 90c. buys one dollar’s worth of furni­ ture at Wagener Bros’. W h a t fine times they will have for the next two weeks talking about our beautiful line o f U P P E R 3 for the Holiday Trade. Kinne’s Coal Si F in e E m b r o idered Shirt W aists $2.50 $3.50 White ash L a r g e Assortm e n t G o lf Gloves, Ladies’ Fur Trimmed Slippers, 75 c. and up f r 6 6 Men’s Slippers from 85 c. and up. f l * O I C L clinkers. Boy’s Slippers from 60 and up. ♦ \i Corcoran Bros.’ furniture prices are the fcalk of the town. How can Corcoran Bros, sell furniture so cheap? 25 per cent, saved on Furniture, at Knapp’s. Hair Mattresses made over at Knapp's. 25 per cent, saved fro: Christmas at Knapp’s. now until # 90c. buys one dollar's worth of furni­ ture at WagenerJJros^ _____ M rs . Goldsmith has all the latest in Winter Millinery, and a fine stock of Christmas goods already on display. FOR CHRISTMAS 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Turkeys 1 to be delivered on or before the 18 th inst. SPRAGUE’S A F redonia correspondent of the Buf­ falo Express sums up this year’s grape harvest in the Chautauqua belt as fol­ lows : u In spite of the ravages of the leaf-hoppers, grapevine fidia, warm wea­ ther, cold weather, scarcity of help, and difficulty of getting cars, the grape sea­ son of 1901 passes into history as break­ ing all records for the last ten years in the Chautanqua grape belt. The»crop was abundant, prices were good, and sales easy to make. Speaking of the output for this year, a grower said he was quite sure that the 30,000 acres in the nine grape-growing towns had produced at least .192,000,000 pounds or. 8,coo car­ loads of grapes, in addition to 1,500,000! gallons of wine. That vast yield has. brought into the lake towns o f the county at least (2,500,000. Grape land has re­ covered from the slump it has experi­ enced for five years owing to the ex­ tremely low prices. Had not the year 1901 been extraordinarily good, bank­ ruptcy would now have been difficult to avoid. High prices, however, have saved the vineyardists, and the future never looked better.” More than 100 styles Rockers are1 shown at Knapp’s. ______ BASKETS /- BASKETS / •' U P - S T A I R S 99 DEPARTM ENT • • HOLLOWELL 6k WIS E . • 90c. buys one dollar’s worth of furni­ ture at Wagener Bros/ _____ Sewing machines, oreans, locks, keys, umbrellas, knives, scissors, or anything that needs repairing, done at Room 3, Arcade block. Swell Neckwear just received, at Maxon’s. STERLING NOVELTIES We have the handsomest and most complete display ever shown in town,at Lown & Go's. The children’s shoes that Wagener Bros, sell for 48c. are the 85c. kind. Reindeer Gloves— good ones at (1 axon's. — ♦ at Underwear . The 50c. kind for 25c., at tf McAdams & Kinyoun’s, N ew winter millinery just received. A complete stock, Including everything up to date. M rs . H otchkiss , Elm Street. 58 4 Lamps, 11 inches globe, large base, hand painted decorations, (2.25 at Lown & Co. ’s. SAVE M ONEY by getting your Millinery Work done 58-4 M r s . H o t c h k i s s ’, Elm Street. at Sterling novelties in a variety of beau­ tiful, artistic designs, only 5c. at Lown & Co.’s. Buy your furniture of Wagener Bros, and save the 10 per cent, discount. Big Deal . We have just bought o f Nusbun & Mil­ ler, of Rochester, 80 Overcoats. They consist of Oxford Greys and Kerseys. 40 Overcoats ate young men’s, and the balance are men’s, all sizes. The (10 line you can have for (6, and the (9 lor (5. They are big bargains, at Maxon’s, the Leading Clothing Store of Yates County. Wagener Bros, sell rubber boots cheap. Get your sewing machines repaired at Room 3, Arcade block. Needles and oil for all machines. Boys’ shoes for 98c. at Wagener Bros’. Go to N. C . Shepard's, Room 3, Arcade block, Penn Yan, N. Y., for new and second hand Sewing Ma­ chines, and for all kinds of repairing. ** I f You Enjoy a Hearty Meal,\ But know that indigestion is the penalty, just try our ‘ ‘Quick Stop” dyspepsia tab­ lets, and you will find them rightly named. Sold only at Bennett's Drug Store, near P. O. Call at McAdams & Kinyoun’s for holi­ day Neckwear. tf Notice our display of Suit Cases and Umbrellas. A smait line to select a Christmas gift from. tf McAdams & Kinyoun. 44 Quick Stop\ Dyspepsia Tablets. Relieve Indigestion as promptly as our “ Quick Stop” Headache Tablets relieve a headache. Sold only at Bennett’s Drag Store, near P. O. $r.oo. A few of our (1 00 Derby Hata left. CaU and see them. They are worth (2.00, (2 50, and (3 00. tf McAdams & Kinyoun. Don’t buy slippers until you have been to TELEPHONE, 30 A. Shoe Store. Remsen Kinne YARD and OFFICE OPPOSITE N.C. R. R. STATION. Black and navy, extra heavy Cheviots, $1.25 ; nev­ er sold before under $1.75. Children's Fleeced Shirts, 5c. Ladies’ Flat Vests and Pants, 50c. kind, for 25c, The Best Ladies’ Fleeced Underwear in this market at 25c. The Best Fleeced Hose in this market at 25c. Warm Blankets at low prices. l VI 17.1 . I.7 .I >#*#* 9 * 9 * M A X O N The centre o f attraction is sometimes the horse, sometimes the rig, and more often the driver; but just as frequently it's the clothes that bring the expressions of envy and admiration. Our Garments ought all to be labeled prize winners, for they certainly have been made to excel in merit, style, and fit. Here, no matter what your want, so long as you want what Is correct and up-to-date, you will find it and in accordance with the very latest expressions of good taste. Suppose you give us a trial. Suite from $5 00 to $ 20 . 00 . Overcoats from $ 8.60 to $ 23 . 00 , at the ► ► ► ► ► ► ► f Umbrellas, especially bought for Xmas. Lown Co.’s Handkerchiefs at astonishing trade bringing prices. a X s X yv V lvxx ^, We have about 20 dozen unlaundered ehirte. They are 50c. quality. You can have one for 25c., at Maxon’a Clothing Store. A new lot of Reed Rockers just opened for holidays, at Knapp’s. Handkerchiefs. Largest holiday col­ lection ever had at low prices. Lown & Co. A w o r d to the wise is sufficient. Be­ fore you buy that new hat just look at what is being shown at Mrs. Hotchkiss’, Elm St. _____ _ 58-4 S a v e Money on your Christmas gifts by buying now at our Great Closing Out Sale. Begins Saturday, Oct. 26. 55tf R. W. W h e e l e r , Teweler. LEADING CLOTHING STORE OF Y A T E S CO., Cornwell Block, Main Street, M A X O N . f ;si* 6i Jl rot Have you seen the grand display of holiday goods at Lowns ? It has taken weeks to gather the elegant line of goods now ready for your in­ spection. Every section of this great store fairly shines with the rich­ est beauty of the season and even the most remote nooks and corner contain some happy suggestions for the Christmas shopper. Goods have been bought with such care that we offer the lowest prices ever known at the beginning of the season. In holiday presents as in reg­ ular lines we are bound to sustain our well earned reputation of being one of tlie greatest economy counters in the county. Artistic Pictures, Jewelry, Clocks, and Sterling Silver, at one-third of ex­ clusive dealers' prices. Lown & Co., PENN YAN, N. Y. Dress and Waist Patterns, Reliable Furs, Jackets and Raglans, just the right thi for Xmas. ting

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