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F ®l)c Penn $an (Express. PENN VAN. YATES CO., N. Y. REUBEN A. SCOFIELD, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. TERMS : $ 1.85 P hr Y e a r in A d v a n c e . $ 1.50 ip N ot P a i d in A d v a n c e . and N Y. Tribune Farmer, i yr...,$i 60 Express and N. Y Tribune,thrice weekly.... x 85 Express and Thrice-a-Week World, 1 yr ........ 1 65 Express and *Rochester Weekly Dem., iyr.... x 50 Express and Rural Nrw Yotker, x yr............. x 75 Express and Albany Semi Weekly Journal,.. 1 60 Business (ttarfte. The Only Continuously Republican Paper in Yates County. PENN YAN, N. Y „ W E D N E SDAY, SEPTEMBER 17.1902. Vol. X X X V I I .— No. 2 4 .—W h o le No. 1 9 0 2 . The Citizens Bank J AMES H. BRIGGS, ATTORNEY AND PENSION AGENT, All kinds of claims promptly attended to. Office, new No. 416, old No. 77 , Liberty Street, Peuu Yan, N. Y. Past Commander Sloan Post. No. 93, G. A. R. R. O. E. NEWMAN. TJffioe, first house below Baptist Ohuroh. No. 94 Main St. Penn Yan, N. Y. Phote, 6 r-X. A 8 PKCIALTY 1 ADB OF ALL DISEASES OF THR MBRVOUS SYSTEM, STOMACH, AND SKIN. Office hours, 8 to lo a. m.; 2 to 4, and 6 to p. m. PENN Y A N , N. Y . Chartered April 14, 1899. Capital, $50,000 JOHN H. JOHNSON, President. LORIMER OGDEN, Vice-President, J. A. UNDERWOOD, Cashier. D B. M ao NAUGHTON, dentist , Penn Yan, N. Y Office over Wheeler's Jewelry Store, Main St. [TH, W . w -81 DENTIST 63 East Ave., Rochester, N. Y D irectors. FRANK H. HAMLIN, HENBY M. PAllMELE, JOHN T. ANDREWS, HOWARD L. WOODRUFF J. A. UNDERWOOD. LORIMER OGDEN JOHN H. JOHNSON. % Certificates of Deposit Issued. A Generation Ago coffee could only be bought in bulk. The 20 th century way is the LION COFFEE C n r e lcsa, Im leed ! , / § way— sealed pack­ ages, always clean, fresh and retaining its rich flavor. SECURITIES BOUGHT AND SOLD, MONEY LOANED ON BOND AND MORTGAGE. CARE OF ESTATES A SPECIALTY. FARMS FOR SALE. W i JOHN T. ANDREWS S l SON. OTICE.—At the office of DBS. H. It. PHILLIPS & WREAN From May 1,1900, you can get A Set o f Teeth, on Rubber Plate, For $10.00, And Dentistry, of the best at the Cheapest living prices. Consultation Free. C, ELMENDORF, Silas Kinae & Son R e p r e s e n t th e AETNA INSURANCE CO., OF HARTFORD, \ The Leading Fire Insurance Company of America.'1 AMERICAN FIRE INSURANCE CO., OF NEW YORK. YORK UNDERWRITER’S AGENCY, SPRINB BARDEN INSURANCE CO., OF PHILA. a n d NORTH-WESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF MILWAUKEE, WIS. Policies Properly Written. Losses Promptly Paid. SILAS KINNE A SON, 94yl Agents. REDUCED RATES TO WASHINGTON Via Pennsylvania Railroad, Account National Encampment, G. A. R. For the Thirty-sixth National Encamp­ ment, G. A. R., to be held at Washington, D. C., October 6 to n , the Pennsylvania Railroad Company will sell round-trip tickets to Washington from all points on its lines at rate of single fare for the round trip. Tickets will be on sale from October 4 to 7, inclusive, and good to re­ turn until October 14, inclusive. By de­ positing ticket with the Joint Agent at Washington between October 7 and 14. and the payment of 50 cents, an exten­ sion of the return limit to November 3 may be obtained. For specific rates and further informa­ tion apply lo neatest ticket agent. 100 2 Everything in the rearing of young poultry depends upon their care and man­ agement at least until well feathered. Bears the Signature of 1 S T The Kind You Have Always Bought Aunt Jane—Ezra, go tell your ma that tlic picture of Uncle Ham lias ar­ rived. but the fool artist went and painted it upside down. — Chicago News. A Boy's Wild Ride For Life. With family around expecting him to die, and a son riding for life, 18 miles, to get Dr. King's New Discovery for Con­ sumption, Coughs and Colds, W. H. Brown, of Leesville, Ind., endured death’s agonies from asthma, but this wonderful medicine gave instant relief and soon cur­ ed him. He writes: “ I now sleep sound­ ly every night.\ Like marvelous cures of Consumption, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Conghs, Colds and Grip prove its match­ less merit for all Throat and Lung troub­ les. Guaranteed bottles 50c. and $1.00. Trial bottles free at T. F. Wheeler's drag store. FO F E S S IO N A L D E N T I S T . 42 Main Street. Opposite Baldwin Bank, Penn Yan, N. Y. II C . H . K N A P P , UNDERTAKER, ( N e x t D o o r to B e n h a m H o u s e .) Residence, 108 Benham St. Telephone, store, 66 W. Telephone, residence, 66 F. Before Taking Life Insurance See the NEW TR A V E L E R S ’ POLICY. It is fu l l y G u a r a n t e e d . N o p a y i n g t w e n t y p e r c e n t , e x t r a to g e t a IO p e r c e n t , d e n d a t th e e n d o f t w e n t y y e a r s . Goodspeed & Miller, Agts. Carpets and Draperies, Store, 80, 82, and 84 State Street, R O C H E S T E R , N . Y . Own Your Own Home. T . »!♦ ❖ ❖ S e s ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ The largest and choicest assort­ ment In the State. Best makes and serviceable qualities in all the different kinds. We make a speci­ alty of furnishing carpets for CHURCHES, LODGES. AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. Un­ equalled workmanship. Satisfac­ tion assured in eveiy instance. Inspection invited. “AGAINST ALL ACCIDENTS” ii AGAINST ALL ILLNESS” COPYRIGHT White, Light, and Wholesome Bread, that delights the housewife when her baking is done, is made from the high grade, pure and nutritious flour that is ground at the Penn Yan mills from the finest Spring and Winter Wheat. Bread made from the P E A R L W H I T E flour is of rich and tempting flavor, and contains more nutriment to the pound than any other on the mar­ ket, ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► C L A R E N C E T. B I R K E T T * SOLE M A NUFACTURER, Excepting Rheumatism and Insanity. Raying Too Much. It’s an loflited idea to suppose that high priced goods are necessarily the best. High prices may come from slow Bales and large profits, or the merchants bad judgment in buying goods, or bad management and consequently heavy expenses. Our Expenses Are Light, And our goods are bought at C L O S E F I G U R E S , And we sell on a SMALL MARGIN of profit relying on a LARGE PATRONAGE and QUICK SALES for a fair return. The demand for our Fidelity & Casualty Co., N. S. DAILEY, Agent, Office Boom 1 , overLow n & Co.’s Store.! is never dull. It is'nt dull now. Quite the contrary. Couches Are Just Now Having the Run. See them and get prices. ClarenceH.Knapp NEXT DOOR TO THE BENHAM HOUSE. NEAR SIGHT and FAR SIGHT eirrectly fitted. Only the bent glasses used. HOPKINS, Jeweler and Optician. DR. D A T . Graduated Specialist specialties : v Catarrh ind Diseuei of Lungs and Throat, Idler, and Benal Organs. ALSO Positive Cure of the Liquor, Morphine, and Opium Habit. LAMINATIONS FRB 8 I At K N A P P H O U S E , Penn Y a n , M o n d a y , Sept. 29 ,. 9 to 6. Canandaigua, Webster House, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 9 to 6 . Geneva, Kirkwood House, Bept. 86 , 9 to 5, and every 4 weeks thereafter. At hom e office, 211 P o w e r s BVk, R o chester, every Saturday and Sunday, Treatment, if desired, not to exceed 12 per wk Special instruments for examining the Lungs Heart, Liver, and Kidneys. Cured Himself . 4 Pronounced by his medical brethren an in­ curable consumptive, he was led to experiment with certain drugs and chemicals to save his own life. This lie succeeded in doing, and since that has cured hundreds of cases that were pronounced incurable. Weaknesses of Men and Women treated with a prescription procured while in Paris from one of the ablest French specialists, that has proven a sure cure for all weaknesses, from whatever cause, of the sexual organs, in male or female patients. A sure remedy at an expense not to exceed S 3 per week. Victims of the TESTIMONIALS. While we have hundreds of them of the strongest character,- still we seldom publish one. Few responsible persons desire them pub­ lished. We invite all to call and read references and testimonials of the very best, that they may refer to or that they may know, and who live in their own town. C onsultation F bee and P rivate . J. W . D A Y. M . D . . L . L . D . are prepared to furnish ice cream in all flavors— or any flavor desired— at short notice and at low prices. They will gladly quote prices. Their cream is always pure and uniform in quality. Served by the dish in their elegantly appointed parlors. with or without ice cream can be had at their soda water fountain at five cents a glass. Their trade has con­ stantly grown because their custom­ ers are perfectly satisfied with the goods and treatment they receive. Dr. Humphreys. After fifty years Dr. Humphrey^ Specifics enjoy the greatest popularity and largest sale in their history, due to intrinsic merit. They cure the sick. NO, CURES. PRICES. 1 — Fevera, Congestions, Inflammations. .2 5 2 — Worms, Worm Fever, Worm Colic... .2 5 3 — Teething, Colic,Crying,Wakefulness .2 5 4 — D iarrhea, of Children or Adults ........... 2 5 7 — Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis ................ .2 5 8— N euralgia, Toothache, Face ache .......... 25 9 — Headache, Sick Headache, Vertigo.. .2 5 10 — Dyspepsia, Indigestion,Weak Stomach .2 5 11 — Suppressed or Painful Periods......... 25 12 — Whites, Too Profuse Periods .............. 25 13 — Croup. Laryngitis, Hoarseness .......... 2 5 14 — S alt Rheum, Erysipelas,Eruptions.. .2 5 15 — Rheumatism, Rheumatic Pains .......... 2 5 16 — M alaria, Chills, Fever and Ague .......... 2 5 19 — C atarrh, Influenza, Cold in the Head .2 5 2 0 — Whooping-Cough ......................... .2 5 2 7 —Kidney Diseases .................................. 25 2 S—Nervous Debility .............................. 1 .0 0 3 0 —Urinary Weakness, Wetting Bed.. .2 5 77 —Grip, Hay Fever ..................................... 25 Sold by druggists, or sent on receipt of price. J9S* Dr. Humphreys’ New Pocket Manual of all Diseases mailed free, Humphreys' Medicine Co., Cor, William and John Sts., New York. Olympian Fruit & Candy Co. Main Street, Fenn Tan. We promptly obtain U. 8 . and Foreign s if- 'H 0 The GUARDfANS 0 | OF DEATH 0 0 By Charles Lee Taylor Copyright, 1001 , hy A . S. Rtchardwn 0 0 0 NTAL M W A L L P-AP K 1 1 We ate selling Paper at Cost to make room for our next year’s goods. We have everything you want, both in price and quality. We give the B ue and Green Stamps. Send model, sketch or photo of Invention for free report on patentability. For free book, Kn^rTRADE-MARKS 5 ml & & pposite U, S. Patent Office W ASH IN G T O N D. C. VAN GELDER 116 M A I N ST .* PAINTER and DECORATOR. T A hat of tan straw to trimmed with straw­ berry blooms and clusters of the rich red fruit itself. P eh n y r o y a l p i l l s ■ . - i g S . O r ig in a l a n d O n ly G e n u in e . |w ,7 * fc> ,?\ W r E . Alegre reliable, t a d t e ^ u k DruuxtPI tor CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH lo R E D and O o ld metallic boxes, seeled win, blue ribbon. T a k e n o oth e r . R e fo s e D a a g e r o p e S u b s titu tion s an d Im ita ­ tion * . Buy o f yedr Druggist, or send 4 c . IB •tamps tor P a r t icu la r s , T e s t im o n ia l! and ‘ ‘ R e l i e f fo r L a d le * ,” in letter, by r e - tu f a M a ll. 1 0 ,0 0 0 Testimonials. Soldby l , / all Druggists. C h ich e s ter C h e m ical tie-. Mention thin paper. S tation 1>, l*tillA., MP0 Expert Milliners put into hats tint distinctive some­ thing which makes them models of ar­ tistic beauty and good taste. We have them in new fall styles. Also,new veils. If not in need of a new hat, have a new veil draped on the old one, at Mrs. Frank Goldsmiih’s, 1 24 Main St. The biggest meteorite ever seen has been found at Ponto Alegre, In Brazil. It is an immense rock mass, 85 feet long and 55 feet thick. We have the best assortment of harness in town. At prices to suit you. W. H. W h i t f i e l d , Train No. 1 l ,M i Leaves Buffalo dally from Wabash Station l. 40 a. m., and New York Central Station 2.00 a, m. ; arrives Detroit7.80 a. m., Chicago 8.80 p. m., Ht. Louis 7.16 p. m , Kansas City 7 a. m„ and Omaha 8 a. m. Pullman sleepers Detroit, Chicago, and 8t. Louts. Reclining chair oars Chicago. Detroit sleeper and chair oar placed in station for occupancy at 9 p. m. Train No. 3 V,A Leaves Buffalo Wabasn Station 7 60 a. m., Now York Central Station 8 16 a. m.: arrives Detroit 1.66 p. m., Chicago 9.80 p. m., St. Louis 7.16 a. m» Kansas City 6.16 p. m. Pullman sleepers, Detroit, Chicago, ana St. Louis. Re clinitig chair cars. Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City. Dining car service. Train No. 5 g ^ M P l 88 VIA Leaves Buffalo Wabash rotation 8.15 p. m., Niagara Falls 4 08 p. m., Suspension Bridge 4.15 p. m.; arrives Detroit 10.45 p. m., Chicago 7.15 a. m. Pullman sleepers and reclining ohair oars Detroit and Chicago. Train No. 9 u g wail via b u m Leaves Buffalo daily Wabash Station 8.80 p. m.; arrives Detroit 1.66 a. m., Chicago 10.40 a. m., St. Louis 2:00 p.m., Kansas City 9:80 pi­ rn.. and Omaha 8 a. m. Pullman sleepers De­ troit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City. Dining car service. Train No. 13 BffiSUSSK Bridge. (N. Y. C. Depot) 8 26 a. m.; arrives De­ troit 2.05 p. m., Chicago 9 80 p. m., St. Louis 7.16 a. m.. ana Kansas City 616 p. m. (SL Louis and Kansas City passengers change to train No. 8 at Detroit.) Trains arrive from the West at 4.05 a. m.. (N. Y. O. Station) 7.40 a. m., 7 p. m., 7.60 p. m. (Wa­ bash Station.) For further information regarding rates and routes apply to your local or nearest ticket agent or address JAB. GABS, N. Y. 8. P. A ., Buffalo, N.Y. R. F.KELLEY,Gen'l Agent Paso. Dept, No. 987 Main Street, Ellicott Square, Buffalo, N. Y .; 0 . 8. CRANE, Gen. Pass. Agt., St, Louis, Mo. It was n forlorn looking house, long Bince forsaken of human tenantry, one would have said. Scurrying lizards did sentry duty upon its porch, and the predacious ants had eaten into Its woodwork. But to n civil engineer iu the unsettled center of Mexico any shelter Is a matter of gratitude. Dar­ rel and I took possession without any qualms o f guilt, for it was evident that the owner had moved out years be­ fore. While the cook built a tire and prepared dinner in the main room we proceeded to explore, not without cau­ tion, for the old shack looked like a promising resort for snakes. I hail just dispatched a couple that were keeping house in a side room when a shout from Darrel summoned me to the second story. “ Here’s a queer thing to turn up in an abandoned house,” he called. He was bending over a small box bound in liorsehide, the lid of which he had pried open. Together we car­ ried it downstairs and went through the contents. They wore surprising enough; at least it was surprising that the tenants should have left such pa­ pers behind them, for here were deeds to property, leases, some mortgage pa­ pers and other valuable documents, be­ sides a number of family records, all dated many years before, but all in a good state of preservation. What in­ terested me most, however, was a small map drawn on prepared paper, the work of an amateur. Whoever drew it knew something about survey­ ing, for he had his ranges and scales fairly correct. He had started at a spring at the foot of an unlocated hill in the foothills of the San Luis range and run a line up a ravine 520 feet. Then he had run 125 feet up a cross ravine, turning to the left, and had marked a cross on the face of a wall rising sheer ninety feet. Ills marks showed the elevation of this cross to be thirty-two feet above the bed of the ravine. Here was food for speculation. “ Darrel,” said I to my companion, “the man that drew that map didn’t do it for fun.” “ 1 guess that’s right,” replied Dar­ rel. “There’s something behind the place marked by that cross, but what is it?” “ What’s the most likely thing to be in the side of a cliff in this country?” “Oh, I see!” said he. “ A cave, you mean. But what’s in the cave, then?” “ That’s what we’ll find out if we can locate the cave,” said I. Luck was with us in the matter. It wasn’t a week later when one of our surveyors came in with a tale of hav­ ing located a fine spring at the foot of a hill and near one of the wildest ra­ vines that he had ever set eyes on. Neither Darrel nor I rested easy until we were on the way to the spot with the little map tucked under my belt. We were to split even on whatever we found. Poor Darrel! When 1 think of that bargain, I have a chill even to this day. It took us nearly a day on muloback to reach our destination. There were the spring, the hill and the ravine run­ ning back just as in the map. It was one of the wildest spots 1 ever saw in a wild country; one couldn’t help feel­ ing a bit put out with its loneliness. Up the big ravine we trudged until we reached the cross gulch, a sheer cut through the solid rock, the work of centuries of fierce torrents. It took us a long time to make out the cross, as the cliff was in semidark­ ness and patches of moss were grow­ ing over the surface, but we located it at last and saw that the only way to reach it was from the top o f the cliff. Having foreseen this contingency, we had brought along a stout rope, and near the edge of the cliff, which we mounted after a long detour, we found a convenient tree. For one of us to lower the other would be an easy mat­ ter. Both of us were eager to go. Which should it be? The good old American method of a flipped coin was the arbiter, and Darrel won. Present­ ly he was sitting in the bight of the rope before’ the spot where the cross was marked and calling up his reports to me. “ Yes, there’s a cave here all right, but It's walled up. Lower me down that geologist’s hammer of yours, and l can break the flimsy thing in.” \ sent the hammer clown on a string, and for five minutes Darrel hammered and panted, and the sound of crum­ bling masonry told me that he was making headway. Presently there came a sort of gasp from him. “ Phew! That’s bad air! Don’t dan- go in there for a bit.” “Throw In a lighted match, and If it burns the air is pure enough,” 1 called excitedly, for 1 was I 11 a hurry to know what was in that cave. “Tltere she goes.” said Darrel a min GOOD LIVING Quite often results in bad health, because what is termed \good living” is usually the gratification of the palate without reference to the nutrition of the body. When the good liver is a business man and rises from a full meal to plunge at once into work requiring mental effort the result is almost sure to be disastrous, because digestion d r a w s u p o n the same nervous fo r c e s w h i c h are em­ ployed in thought. In time the stom­ ach becomes dis­ ea s.e d , the pro­ cesses of digestion and nutrition are imperfectly p e r ­ formed and there is a p h y s i c a l breakdown. Dr. P i e r c e ’ s G o l d e n Medical Discovery c u r e s d i s e a s e s of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition. It eliminates the effete poisonous matter which originates in the system as a con­ sequence of imperfect digestion. It gives sound health to the whole body. «I wish to say to the world that Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery has proved a greet 11 1 , ute later; “burns all right. Oh, great Caesar!” “ What’s the mutter? What Is It?” 1 cried, dancing on the edge of the cliff. “ It’s gold, that’s what It Is—a big bracelet of it right near the entrance. There’s something that looks like bones near It.” “Just what 1 expected!” I cried jubi­ lantly. “ An Aztec burial cave proba­ bly, and the fellow that drew the map found It out some way. They burled their finest treasures with their dead. It’s a fortune, Darrel.” “Ghastly enough place to find It in, he said. “ But here’s for It anyhow. And he entered the opening that he had made. For what seemed to me long minutes I lay peering over the cliff at the twitching rope that gave Indications of Darrel’s movements. Then there ech­ oed from the opposite side of the ra­ vine a strange souud as of the rattling of many castanets, followed by a shriek of such grisly terror as I never again want to hear. The next instant Darrel plunged forth from the mouth of the cave, swuijg out from the face of the cliff, swung back again against the rock and, still shrieking horribly, so that the ravine reverberated with the sound of it, slipped through the bight of the rope and fell headlong to the rocks below. For a moment I lay there stricken, waiting for 1 knew not what thing of horror to issue from the mysterious cavern. Then I rushed down to the aid of my motionless com­ panion. Half the contents of my flask had been forced down his throat be­ fore he opened his eyes. But not to consciousness did he open them. The glare in them told me that. I tried to recall his mind. “What was it, old man? What was It?” I asked him. lie half raised himself and tried to speak, gasping and choking like a man being strangled. “The hands! The hands o f the-dead! At my throat! They’re throttling me! Help:” lie tore at his throat with mad strength. Then his limbs relaxed, and he fell back in my arms lifeless. 1 believe in my inmost soul that it was not the fall from the cliff, but sheer terror, that killed him. How I ever lived through that fear­ ful, horror haunted ride to the camp I don’t know. I was crazy with fever and delirium when I reached there. It wasn’t till weeks afterward that they told me of the expedition that went out to find and bury Darrel. My ravings and the map that they found when they undressed me gave them a working clew to the tragedy. They found the rope tied to the tree, and two of the men went down and entered the cave armed with stout clubs, for their theory was that poor Darrel had been killed by a venomous snake. That would not have explained his last words, but what they found did. A few yards in from the entrance lay sprawled a heap of articulated skele­ tons. Darrel’s hat was beneath the heap. Groping his way in, he had dis­ placed a slender post which held in place on a shelf above him the grim, dead guardians o f the dead. They had fallen upon the Invader and claimed him for their own. The men searched the cave. Row after row of long dead mummies they found, but little treasure. The brace­ let that had cost Darrel his life and one or two small gold carvings—that was all. But what of the map and the maker of it? Did ho perhaps visit the cave and perish there of terror? Were his bones those that Darrel saw from the entrance of the cave? That is a mystery that I shall never solve—that and that other mystery of who set, against the profaning incursion of the living, that grisly trap of the dead. S a v in g th e M a jo r it y , In early days out west the adminis­ tration of Justice was not, perhaps, all It should have been. When the North­ ern Pacific railroad was in course of construction, Samuel Gustine Thomp­ son, the eminent corporation lawyer, went as far as the railroad would take him in the early days when Jay Cooke was building the Northern Pacific. When he returned, he called on Mr. Cooke at his office In Philadelphia. Mr. Cooke asked him to tell him something about the country. “Can it be possi­ ble,” Mr. Thompson asked him, “that you are putting all your money into a country you have never seen?” Con­ tinuing, Mr. Thompson said; “Ue said it was. I told him this*incident: In one of the sparsely settled districts a man convicted of murder was called up be­ fore the Judge for sentence. The judge angrily began by saying, ‘John Smith, when I ran for office in this district there were seven qualified voters here. Four were Republicans, and three were Democrats. I was a Republican candidate and elected by a majority of one. You have killed that majority, and it is the sentence o f the court’— “ ‘Hold on, judge,' said the culprit; T reckon we can fix that. If you will let me go, I’ll vote the Republican ticket next election.’ “ ‘Sentence suspended,’ said judge, ‘but if I’m not re-elected, God have mercy on your soul.’ ” ■■Chi- cago Chronicle. S t y e P e n n P a n ( E x p r e s s . WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 1902 R e p u b lican Nom inations. SENATORIAL. For Scaator, FRANKLIN D. SHERWOOD. COUNTY. For Member of Bssembly, CYRUS C. HARVEY. For School Commissioner, N. WINTON PALMER. For Coroners, JAY H. WILKIN, ARTHUR BESKMKR. the may R e p u b lican State Convention . REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE, FIFTH AVENUE HOTEL. N e w Y o r k , August 16, iqoi. To the Republican Electors of the State 0/ New York i The Republican electors of the State of New York and all other electors without regard to past political affiliations who billeve in tne prin­ ciples of the Republican party and endorse its policies, are hereby requested to send delegates to the State Convention, to be held at Saratoga Springs, on Tuesday, the 33d day of September, 1902, at twelve o'clock, noon, to nominate a can­ didate for Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Sec- resary of Stale, Comptroller, Treasurer, Attor­ ney-General, State Engineer and Surveyor, Judge ol the Court of Appeals, and to transact such other business as may properly come before the Convention. Each Assembly District in the State will be en­ titled to representation in accoi dance with the basis established by the State Convention of 1885. GEORGE W. DUNN, R. L. FOX. Chairman. Secretary. Congressional Convention . A M ista k e S o m e w h e r e . “ I had read,” said the colonel as he was relating some of his experiences in Chinn, “that if a person fell into the water no one could pull him out, holding that his falling in was a decree of Providence that must not be inter­ fered with. One day, on one of the canals, I stumbled and went overboard, and, although there were twelve boat­ men, not one of them would extend me a hand. After a close sliave, as I can­ not swim, I got aboard again, and as soon ns I recovered my breath I yelled at the boss boatman; “ ‘You infernal scoundrel, but why didn’t you help me out?’ “ ‘It was your fate to fall in,’ he calmly replied. “ ‘And it’s your fate to take a good licking!’ I said as I went for him and kicked and cuffed him about. When I had finished him off, I took another, and I was just polishing off my fifth victim when the sixth man halted me to say: “ ‘There seems to be a mistake here. We are taught that if a person falls Into the water he must save himself or drown, but we are not taught that if he docs save himself he is at liberty to lick half of China in revenge.’ “ I thought his point well taken,” laughed the colonel, “ and I stopped my score at five and went down to change Into dry clothes. M R i v e r S o a p G r e a s e . The famous Chicago river Is being sold by the bucketful to soap makers. That classic stream, the passing of whose water by the city of St. Louis moved the state of Missouri to go to iaw with the state of Illinois for not keeping its nuisance at home, affords a lucrative, employment to a number of men. In the south branch above the drainage canal they are kept busy the day long scooping the top layer of the stream off with buckets and put­ ting it in barrels, in which form it Is sold to puckers at the stockyards to be transformed Into soap. This takes place In “ Bubbly creek,” which is the name applied to that part of the river Into which the waste from the stock- yards empties through sewers.—New York Tribune. ig Jo me,\ writes Mrs. Blleu E. Bacon, of Shutesbury, Franklin Co.. Mass. \Prior to September, 1897,1 had doctored for my stomach trouble for several years, going through a course of treatment without any real benefit, In September, 1896,1 had very sick spells and grew worse; could eat but little. I commenced In September, 1897, to take Dr. Pierce’s medicine, and in a short time I could eat aud work. I have gained twenty pounds in two months.” F ree . Dr. Pierce’s Common Sense Medical Adviser ie sent free on receipt of stamps to pay expense of mailing only . Send 21 one-cent stamps for the book in per covers, or 31 stamps for the doth- und volume. Address Dr. EL V . Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y . A w k w a r d . Professor (in a medical college, ex­ hibiting a patient to his class)—Gen­ tlemen, allow me to call your atten­ tion to this unfortunate man. It Is impossible for you to guess wlint Is the matter with him. Examine the shape of his bead and the expression of his eyes, and you are none the wiser for it, but that Is not strange. It takes years of experience and con­ stant study to tell at a glance, as 1 can, that he Is deaf and dumb. Patient (looking up with a grin)— Professor, I am very sorry, but my brother, who is deaf and dumb, could not come today, so I came in his place.—Pen rson’s. _______ . L e a r n i n g . Elizabeth, a little Boston girl, is seven. Quite an old girl now Is Eliza­ beth. “You do not mind me as well ns you did when you were two years old,” observed her grandmother. “ You see, I didn’t know anything then, and so of course I always did Just what any one told me to,\ replied Elizabeth.—Buffalo Commercial. A n A b a s h e d R e p o r t e r . An amusing incident occurred Just previous to General Hunter’s retire­ ment from the command of the Shen­ andoah army. Like General Grant, it was the habit of Hunter to wear a pri­ vate’s blouse while resting In camp, which made him look like anything but an army commander. One afternoon a correspondent rode up to the line of tents and, seeing a soldier sitting at the foot of a tree quietly smoking a Vir­ ginia corncob pipe, asked where he could find General Hunter. “The old man is somewhere about,” replied the soldier coolly. “ Well, just hold my horse, will you, while I go in search of the general?” “ Certainly,\ and the man rose obedi­ ently and took the bridle. “ General Hunter?” said the adjutant general, when the correspondent re­ newed his inquiry. “ He’s somewhere about. Why, there Ue is, holding that horse. What does it mean?” The correspondent turned on his heel, went to the horse and, mounting, rode off in silence, while the general resum­ ed his seat on the ground and laughed until the tears came into his eyes. The correspondent sought another field for the exercise of his talents, not caring to face the ridicule awaiting him. The Republican Congressional Convention for the thirty-first district of the State oi New York will be held at the Kirkwood H Jtel, Geneva, On­ tario County, N. Y., on the 19th day of September, 190a, at 11 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of nom­ inating a candidate for representative in Congress and transacting such other business as may prop­ erly come before the convention. Representation of the various assembly dis­ tricts according to the last presidential vote are as follows: Cayuga, first district, 6 delegates. Cayuga, second district, 6 delegates. Ontario, 9 delegates. Wayne, 9 delegates. Yates, 4 delegates. Dated August tr, 1912. GEORGE W. NELLIS, Cayuga. THOS. B. WILSON, Ontario. GEORGE W. ROE, Wayne. CHARLES S. HOYT, Yates. they have a right to the water supply, and yet wc know that the State reserved water. My iarm may lun to the lake, but it does nut take the lake. Water id one ol Gods good creations lor the good of the public, and is so kept. And no more so thin coal A man s farm may run to the coal mine, hut should no more extend into it thiu his farm should extend into the lake. By all means let the government take possession of our coal mines. Buy them if need be, but, if we can't do that, do as we did with the negroes—confiscate them. Then the melh )ds which these combines employ make it doubly necessary lor the titatc to own them, i. e., the crushing out of competition. If competition were al­ lowed, such a calamity aa now threat ms us would be impossible, lor some owner would treat with some miners and work would be done, aud so the supply would go on, But with combines this is impos­ sible. There is no competition. I have very trequently heard the remark that ‘ ‘ a mau who belongs to a union may refuse to work if he wishes, but that he has no right to hinder another person from working.” But the unions were taught this lesson by the combines. The trusts said, “ We can only live by stopping com­ petition.” I knew a man, and he was a ir.end of mine. He had a small oil refin­ ery and was doing a good business. The trust came and said, “ We will buy your refinery. ” He said, “ I do not care to sell. ” It was not long before his refinery was closed and he a bankrupt. They simply crushed out competition. They did it w nu money. Money was their force. The unions say, We have learned the lefcson from the trusts. We cannot allow competition. Our only safety is in crushing out competi­ tion. we have no money to buy out com­ petitors, and so the force we must use is phjsical force,” and so they say to com­ petitors, “ We shall not let you work.” Who can blame them for using the weapons put into their hands by the trusts and com­ binations of capital. Self-preservation is the first law In nature, and this is the only method of self-preservation. 1 am not going to anathemitize the mine owners. We may call them “ bloated bond­ holders,” or “ coal barons,” or anything we please. This does not remedy the situa­ tion. They have taken advantage of wrong conditions, as any of us would do if we had the brains and the money. What we want to do as a people is to change the conditions. Compel Congress to restore the mines to their rightful owner, the gov­ ernment. Then there will be no fear of any such condition as now confronts us. Tnen our coal can be bought for a small advance on the cost of production, and the right of the people, lor which governments exist, will be conserved and protected. If this happy result shall be reached on ac­ count of this strike, then will the strike be one of the greatest blessings ever thrust upon us. If, on the other hand, no such result is reached, the miners will be starved into obedience, the price of coal will ad­ vance so the owners will be compensated lor any loss of interest on their investments 1 they may have sustained, and a similar condition prevail next year, and so on, year alter year. Z. F. G riffin . Notice ot P o llin g P la c e s . At a meeting of the Town Board of the town of Milo, held at the office of the Town Clerk in said town. Tuesday, September 2,1902, the fol­ lowing polling places were designated by said Board as places of registration, and for hold­ ing the election in said town: 1st District—Grand Jury Room, Court House, Penn Yan. 2d District—Y. M. C. A. Hall (formerly Corn­ well’s) Penn Yan. 8d District—George Beebe’s Carriage Shop, on Jacob Street, Penn Yan. 4jh District—Chubb’s Hall, Himrods. 5th District—New Fair House on Yates Coun­ ty Fair Grounds in Penn Yan. 6 tli District—Charles Conklin’s Coal Office, on Water Street, in Penn Yun. First registration day, October 11 . Second registration day, October 18 . By order of the Board. GEORGE H. EXCEL, Town Clerk. She R e a d th e Sign. One clay last week a woman entered n trolley ear in the Ridgewood station, on the outskirts of Brooklyn. She was accompanied by three very small chil­ dren and a larger son. The boy was about fifteen years old and one of those long, lanky fellows who haven’t had time to grow in all directions. He was very tall. The car was empty. The mother told him to stretch himself out full length on one of the seats. Then she instruct­ ed the three other children to sit on him. When the conductor came to collect the fare, the woman handed him fi cents. “ What do you mean by this?” shout­ ed the conductor. “I suppose you want nie to believe he is under age?” “Certainly,” replied the jolly matron. “Isn’t he under three?”—New York Times. ♦ 9 A n V n n e a a l C o n t r ib u t io n . A number of years ago Mr. and Mrs. Leland Stanford were traveling through the middle west incognito. They hap­ pened to he in Bloomington, Ind., one Sunday and, pursuant to their usual custom, went to church. They attend­ ed the Christian church of Blooming­ ton, then largely in the hands of Amzi Atwater. When the plate was passed tor the collection, Mrs. Stanford drop­ ped in a ten dollar goldpiece. Mr. At­ water was the deacon in charge of the collection taking. It was noticed that the ushers held a hurried conference with him when the money was taken forward. At Us conclusion Mr. Atwater said: “Ladies and gentlemen, there has evi­ dently been a mistake. Some one lias dropped a ten dollar goldpiece into the collection. If lie will pass up after the services, we will be glad to allow him to exchange it for the amount he in­ tended to give.” It Is, of course, needless to say that Mrs. Stanford did not take advantage of the opportunity. T h e C o a l S t r ik e . S u p e r s t i t i o n s A b o u t B a b ie s . The Manx people believe that it will dwarf or wizen a baby if any one steps over it or walks around It. In some parts of England people bind the In­ fant’s right hand, so that it may have riches when it grows up. In York­ shire a newborn babe is placed in a maiden’s arms before being touched by any one else in order to insure good luck. In South America a book, a piece of money ana a bottle o f liquor arc placed before the Infant the day it is one year old to ascertain its bent in life. In Scotland a baby Is considered lucky if it handles its spoon with its left hand, and It will be perfectly hap­ py and successful if it ,has a number of falls before its first birthday. In the north of England, when a child Is taken from a house for the first time, it is given an egg, some salt and a small loaf of bread and occasionally u small piece of money to insure it against coming to want. T h e Drenme ol Infancy. When babies smile in their sleep, some will say angels are whispering to them, yet when they are old enough, though not yet out of the age of Inno­ cence, to repeat their dreams It Is not always of angels that these are found to have been. Not always are they de­ rived from fleeting, unconscious recol­ lections o f the home whence they have so lately come. On the contrary. It is chiefly, as Charles Lamb observes, during the period of sinless infancy that shapes o f terror will intrude upon the midnight pillow; that the slumber- er will start from dreams “ to which the reveries of the cell damned mur­ derer are tranquillity.” IIow vividly does the gentle essayist recall these helpless agonies of his own infancy. We almost fancy we can see him start from slumber on some murky night with a dread foreboding, which was sure to realize itself, of seeing some frightful specter. Possibly there is no movement of an eco­ nomic nature which has interested more people than the present coal strike. It will not be long before winter will be upon us, and millions of people will be affected and probably thousands actually suffer, and no doubt many perish, because of this strike. Of course all sorts of opinions ate enter­ tained and expressed. The wealthy and those who employ labor will veiy naturally feel as some say, “ Make the rascals work; drive them to it.” Others who earn their bread by the sweat of their brow sympa­ thize with the workingmen. There is another large class of people who are fairly well-to-do, who know what it is both to employ help and who have at times worked for wages, who are able to take a more candid view of the situation and see that there is fault on both sides of this present movement. Many of the miners are no doubt hard to get along with. They spend much of their money for drink, and are drunk and useless when most required for work. Meny o f them are turbulent and try to stir up animosity among the more quiet and industrious. They are not all of this class, and even if they were they are men and have a right to their manhood and a right to assert it, and as men they have a real grievance. It may be better for the men to buy their goods at the company’s store, and so be kept out of the way of temptation from the hellish saloons which are waiting to catch them, but men do not care te be forced to buy goods at any place. There is nothing dearer to any man than liberty. He may be very low down in the scale, but he likes his liberty and his manhood. The coal mine owners have something over which to arbitrate, and though they may assert there is nothing and refuse to listen to any overtures, the public know there is something and will hold them to account. The whole thing involves a wider ques­ tion, and if this opens the question in such a way that the public shall see it, and take hold of it, the strike will be a great boon to the American people. The question Is: What right have a few men to own and control the coal mines? It is probably best that the surface ot the earth be divided into farms and that private in­ dividuals own certain portions o f the land, though there should be a law proscribing even this, but that a man should own what God has put in the bowels of the earth for the benefit of all his children is entirely wrong. Why should not our government, like the government of many other coun­ tries, reserve these mines and oil fields? The owner of the surface might have a good royalty for the mine discovered under his land, and the discoverer might be well re­ warded, but the government should own and control all of the mines. If a number of men have a right to own the mines, then one man has that right. Indeed I suppose, with the combine as now organized, a very few men, if not one master mind, controls them now. Here we are with 80 , 000,000 of people. Three-fourths of these are are dependent on coal for fuel. Without coal thousands and millions would perish with cold. Suppose the owner of these mines should refuse to mine any more coal, or choose to take a trip to Europe and close all his mines for one year, what would be the state of affairs? The optimist says, “ Oh, such a state of affairs will never arise.\ Such a state of affairs is upon us now, and these rich men, with coal enough to keep them warm and money enough to keep the wolf from the door if no more coal were mined within the next five years, may say “ We do not care to mine any more coal for the present.” What could the public do ? Freezel It they have a right to the coal mines Lingering Summer Co’ds. Don’t let a cold run atthtoseason. Sum­ mer colds are the hardest kind to cure,and if neglected may linger along for months. A long siege like this will pull down the strongest constitution. One Minute Cough Cure will break up the attack, at once. Sate, sure, acts at once. Cures coughs, colds, croug, bronchitis, all throat and lung troubles. The children like it. T, F. 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The Allopathic School held the fort for many years; it was finally changed and modified by the Homeopathic and Eclectic Schools, and the Galvanic Incubator. Taking all the different schools o f med­ icine, including those called irregulars, the Christian Scientists, Magnetic Healers, Os­ teopaths have failed to give us any surety o f perfect diagnosis and treatment o f disease. They make lamentable failures as yet, showing their knowledge very imper­ fect and not to be relied upon. We still have heart disease, sugar diabetes, Bright’s disease, dyspepsia, rheumatism, paralysis and all other various Ills that seem to baffle the skill o f the phys­ ician to rightly name the disease or perform a cure. First, we are avfare that wisdom and knowledge are the result o f long years of toil and research, and that deep down in human life the loftiest truths are born. Dr. Butterfield starts out from a different standpoint, basing his knowledge upont spiritual insight into the causes o f you condition and the reasons for your suffer- mg. This spiritual insight is the incentive to all progress and Is the one method by which the right remedies can be used to suit the case. The Doctor has been coming to Penn Yan foreight years, and has cured hundreds o f cases that have come to him as a last re­ sort, and he has cured where all others had failed and hope had gone. He uses vegetable remedies entirely, which are as natural as fruit, in the system. They can be taken by any one, no matter how delicate the stomach. The Doctor cures some o f the worst cases o f kidney and bladder trouble, enlarged liver ana heart disease, dyspepsia, rheumatism and all other forms o f chronic diseases. All are welcome to a free examination. His long experience is worth everything to the chronic invalid. Dr. Butterfield will be at the Knapp House, Penn Yan, N. 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