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Penn Yan express. (Penn Yan, N.Y.) 1866-1926, October 08, 1902, Image 3

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P e r s o n a l, Surrogate *8 Court. T h e Grape M a r k e t . 'ee’l Nr i«i i 3TI )t Pentt pan (Sxprees. W E D NESDAY, OCT. 8, 1902. F in e s and costs to the amount of $43 were collected in the police court last month. T he (rimming of shade and fruit trees is being attended to quite industriously at present. T he Board of Supervisors of this coun­ ty will meet in annual session on Novem­ ber 10, 1902. When we say Patrician Shoes Are the best shoe for women, we mean it, and back it up from years of experience test­ ing the various special shoes. W e have tried them all, and had less trouble and more sat­ isfied customers with Patrician than any of the others, and furthermore they are guaran­ teed by the makers by a guar­ antee that guarantees. Come in and look them over. P le n t y of it, an d A l l the B e s t. Here's a stock that is filled with the most reliable staples. From Flour and Sugar to the finer things we carry plenty for your selection. You'll get what you need without fear of paying too much, and with no doubt of the value for your cash. A. Mac KAY CO. M eetin g s of the Republican and Dem­ ocratic county central committees were held on Saturday last. I t is reported that owners of wood­ lands in Yates County are unable to ob­ tain sufficient help to get their wood to market. P ro f E. C. Hayes, formerly dean of Keuka College, has been appointed pro­ fessor of sociology and economics in Miami (O ) University. D u r in g the month of September the receipts at the county clerk's office were $97 26, while the expenses of the sheriff's department were $29.11 D uring the month of September there were filed with the registrar of vital sta­ tistics certificates of one birth, eight marriages, and ten deaths. T. S. B urns has settled his loss by the fire of September 18th on Seneca St. for $4000. He has sold to Henry Sherwood the store occupied by the latter. IT has been voted to hold another As­ sembly at Keuka Park next year. The committee is composed of Dr. George H. Ball, Prof. Henry B. Larrabee, and Rev. Z, F. Griffin. S ome householders in Penn Yan, prob­ ably inspired by an item in last week's E xpress relating to the use of horse chestnuts as fuel, are gathering them for that purpose. T he county treasurer's report for the quarter ending September 30 shows cash on hand as follows: Trust funds, $6,- 515.51; in banks and on hand, $12,265 86. Total, $18,781 37. T he registration at Keuka College, which opened on the 30th ult., is thirty- three, as against eighteen last year, and a number o f other students have signified their intention of entering later. O n Wednesday afternoon, November 5th, Mrs. L . C. Griffin, of Keuka Park, will give an address for the annual Thankoffering service to belheld in the parlors of the Presbyterian Church of this village. S a t u r d a y afternoon the young ladies' basket ball team of Keuka Institute won the second game of the series with the team of Palmer Institute,the game having been played at Lakement. The score was 19 to 9. T he local branch of the Inter-Ocean Telephone Company will probably be ready for business at their office in the Struble block as early as November ist. It is expected that there will be at least 400 'phones in Penn Yan, D u r in g the month of September a total (of 8,481,261 gallons were pumped into the reservoir of the local water works system. During the month there were two fires, which together drew from the reservoir over 800,000 gallons. F or the present, soft coal and wood will be used to warm the school houses of this village. A d e c r e e of absolute divorce was re­ cently granted to Edith M. Swarts, of Dundee, from Frank Swarts, of Roches­ ter, by Justice Dunwell. P r o f . Frank Gillett left on Monday for a four weeks' sojourn in the Adlrondacks. Upon his return he will organize two dancing classes In Penn Yan. I f one-half of what physicians claim as to the spread of contagious diseases as the result of the rummage sale fad, such sales should be prohibited by law. C a l v in , the 2 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence T. Birkett, died at their home in this village on Saturday afternoon last, after a short illness with cholera in­ fantum. O n Saturday last the best cuts of beef were sold in one of the Penn Yan mar­ kets at I2j£c. per pound. So the work­ ingmen had an opportunity to fill up their dinner pails. F r a n k S. T ower has sold to James H. Brlnkerhoff, of Auburn, his grocery busi­ ness at the corner of Head and Main Streets, and will, as soon as his health will permit, go on the road as a commer­ cial traveler. T h e annual meeting of the stockhold­ ers of the Severne Wine Company was held at its office at Severne-on-Seneca on the afternoon of the 7th Inst., for the purpose o f electing five directors for the coming year. O m Tuesday, Sept. 30, when the case of John G. Johnson against the village was called in justice’s court, before Jus­ tice St.John, a jury trial was demanded by the defendant, and the hearing was set down for the 10th inst. O w in g to the poor condition of the Branchport road, the majoiityof vineyard- ists on the west side of the lake are deliv­ ering their grapes at Kinney’s Corners for shipment to Penn Yan over the elec­ tric railway. O n Wednesday last in Brooklyn Heights Church, Brooklyn, N. Y ., occurred the marriage of Dr. Edward H. Hutton, of Corning, and Miss Alice K. Simpson, of the former city. The Rev. Alfred J. Hutton, the father of the groom, officiat­ ed. x A t the weekly shoot of the Rifle Club, held Wednesday forenoon, the following were the scores, out of a possible 105 : W. L. Burd, 93; Frank Merritt, 89; John Dnrry, 89; David Miller, 87; Darwin P. Spear, 83 ; Charles J. Moore, 81; George S. Goodrich, 73. Persons desirous of having personal mention made o t the visit ol friends are requested to send us the necessarv information. — Mrs. Catherine Russell is the guest of friends in Syracuse. — George Beebe, Jr., of Chicago, is vis­ iting his parents in this village. — Mrs. Myron Bunnel, o f Canandaigua, visited friends in town last week. ! — Prof. Frank Gillett is enjoying a four weeks' sojourn in the Adirondacks. — George S. Sheppard, Esq., of Ithaca, was in town yesterday on legal business. — Dr. Cyrus C. Harvey, the Repub­ lican nominee for Member of Assembly, was in town on Monday last. — Miss Louise P. Sheppard, who has spent the past six weeks in New York and vicinity, returned to Penn Yan on Tuesday, the 7th. — Mrs. Walter May, who has spent the summer visiting in Penn Yan and vicin­ ity, returned on Tuesday, the 7th, to her home In Arkansas. — Mrs. John Searing, of Kingston, N. Y., is the guest o f Mrs. H. K. Armstrong. — Mr. and Mrs. John Fitch and son, Glen, of Newark, N. Y ., oo'their way to the G. A. R. reunion at Washington, spent Saturday and Sunday in town as the guests of Mr. Fitch's nephew, Mr. Lawrence Bates. The following busiueBB was transacted in this court since our last report: The estate of Vincent Pressler, of Benton,was settled and a distribution of assets or­ dered, and an order to sell real estate to secure funds to pay debts was entered in the matter of the estate of Marion W. 4 Travis, late of Penn Yan. Salvation A r m y . Musical blizzard In the Salvation Army Hall, Wednesday, Oct. 5th, by Cox and Stelllngs, the greatest musical mokes. Members of the famous Exeter Band of England. Artiste on the cornet, banjo, guitar, mandolin, fairy bells, etc. There will be solos and duets, vocal and instru­ mental, avalanches of music, hurricanes of salvation melody. Admission, by tick­ et, 10 cents. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler will have charge of the meeting Saturday evening. T h e B e a n M a r k e t , The market during the past week was somewhat livelier than it was the week previous, but decidedly dull in compari­ son with the corresponding week of last year. The only encouraging feature is the materially higher prices. It is now believed by good judges that the aggre­ gate crop of the Lake Keuka region will not teach 50 per cent, of an average. Some Hammondsport dealers are mak­ ing heavy purchases in the Pnlteney sec­ tion at $40 per ton for Concords, and $55 for Niagaras. Prices In Penn Yan are substantially as follows: Concords, 8c.; Delawares, 5c.; Niagaras, 13c. R a ilroad T im e T a b les . The passenger trains on the Northern Central pass Penn Yan as follows: g o i n g s o u t h . g o i n g n o r t h . Express...........6 26 A.M. Express..........II 37 A.M. Acc’m’n ........... 3 03 p.M. Express .......... b 50 p . m . SUNDAYS. Express.........9 24 p . m . | Express .......... 11 37 A.M The passenger trains on the Pennsylvania Division o f the New York Central will arrive at and depart from Penn Yan as follows: ARRIVE. DEPART. Express ......... 8 29 A.M. Acc'm’n ......... s 04 p . m . Acc'm’n ........ 7 13 p . m . Express ........ 9 »4 p . m . CORNWELL BROTHERS. A G R E A T O F F E R I N G IN 9 28 A.M.»From N. & S. la 58 A M...........FromS. 3 so p . m .......... From N. 8 33 p . m ........ N. and 8 . 8 12 A.M.Going N. & S. a 19 p .M ....... Going 8. 11 57 A M ....... Going N. 7 07 p .M .......N. and 8. 5 0 Cent ARRIVE. 9 s8 A.M ......... From N. 1a 58 P.M ......... From '8. 5 28 p . m ........ From N. 8 23 P.M...........From 8 . SUNDAYS. D E P A R T . 8 13 A.M ............ Going S. 11 57 A.M .......... Going N. 4 27 p . m .........Going 8 7 07 p . m ......... Going N, C. S. BELL will open a meat market on Saturday next in the basement atore on Elm street occupied last winter by Owen Hoban. Mr. Bell announces that he will sell meats at aa low prices as possible. Beans that are pulled and have been lying on the ground during the recent heavy rains are rotting badly, and many farmers will lose heavily in consequence. Should dry weather come soon those that have not been pulled will be saved. Prices this week are somewhat higher than they were last week, and are as fol­ lows: Red kidneys, $235: marrows, $2 25; white kidneys, $2.00; mediums, $1.65 ; pea beans, $1.75. L e c tu r e s b y H o m e T a len t . K i l l e d by the Cars. Lawrence Laughtran was run over and killed by a passenger train on the N. Y . C. & H. R. R. on Saturday, about 6.30 p. m., three miles south of Dundee. Laugh­ tran was a single man, 55 years of age, a farm hand, and had worked for Lee Cran­ dall, of Dundee, about three years. It appears that while intoxicated ihe laid down on the track and went to sleep. Hie head was badly crushed on the left side. Dr. Joseph T. Cox, of this village, was summoned, and after a careful inves­ tigation decided not to hold an inquest. | The deceased Is survived by one brother. The remains were Interred in Dundee. D e c e d e n ts’ E s tates. All trains connect at Dresden with trains on the main line. Wants, For Sale, Etc. MUSIC FOLIOS. F OR SALE—At a bargain, two bouses 00 South Avenue. 5 2 JOHN E. WATKINS. W ANTED.—To buy. all kinds o f grape juice of various ages in any quantities. Box 2 , Himrod, N.Y. swa F OR SALE—Flag stones for a-ft. and 3-ft walks cheap. John K. Ltghtfoot, aat Main Street, Penn Yan. T O RENT,—The Main street drug store former­ ly occupied by E 01 John T. Andrews & II. Lewis. Enquire tf N e x t Saturday will be the first registra­ tion day in Yates County. The second and last will be October 18. Personal registration is not required in this county, but every elector should know that his name is on the list. S o c iety o t L i t t l e P a tes. We have received the following com­ munication from Ralph H. Sheppard, Esq., Secretary of the ' ‘Society of Little Yates,\ in New York C ity: The annual dinner of this Society is November 17, 1902. The place for this dinner has not been set, but is in the hands o f a committee, of which Edson S. Lott is the chairman. Any person who is interested in Yates Connty is invited-to come to this dinner, and by sending his or her name to the Secretary such person will be informed of the place, price, and details of the dinner. The Y. M. C. A. directors are planning a series of lectures by local people upon the following subjects: The Bible in the Twentieth Century. Some New Methods oi Education. The Birds and Fauna of Yates County. Applied Chemistry and Electricity. Reading—What to Read. First Lesson in Surgery. What to do in case of an Accident before the Surgeon Arrives. Elocution and Oratory. Stenography. Camo Fire Talks The X Ray in Surgery To^lay—Illustrated. The Principles o f Debating. Principles o f House Building—Illustrated. How Paper is Made. Our Native Trees. M a sonic R t d L e tter Day. A n k l e N e a r ly S e v e r e d . T he People’s Telephone line, put up by G. T. Connim, from Prattsburg, en­ tered Rnshvllle last week, connecting with Potter Center and points south. This line is used by many farmers, and will be a great convenience as soon as fully at work. T his year the Yates County Agricul­ tural Society inaugurated a change as to the manner of paying premiums. They are mailed by the treasurer of the Socie­ ty to the parties to whom they have been awarded, which saves not a little trouble to all concerned. E vrryonb should know that the use of kerosene on maple trees for the ex­ termination of caterpillars last summer has in almost every instance proved to be the death of the former. Quite a num­ ber of trees in this village are said to be dead from this cause. L a s t week Messrs Andrews & Gristock succeeded in getting a car load of chest­ nut coal, which they are selling at $15 per ton. Even at this high price, it is said that the local dealers paid so much for the coal that they are making only a reasonable profit. T h e Geneva Evening Review , the On­ tario County News-Letter . and the Sen­ eca County News Letter , all issued from the same office in Geneva, have been purchased by the Geneva Publishing Company, and will hereafter be Demo­ cratic journals, with A. M. Hall aa editor. L ast week a party of surveyors from the office of the State Superintendent of Public Works came to town for the pur­ pose of surveying the road from the end of Elm Street to Kinney’s Corners, that highway having been selected by the Board of Supervisors for the trial of the \good roads\ experiment. M eat prices, with the exception of pork, have gone down. Western cattle raisers have been shipping stock to mar­ ket in such quantities that it is possible | John H. Johnson, president; to buy now for two or three cents a pound less than Jnly and August. Pork, how­ ever, is said to be scarce, and higher In price than for five years past. J o h n H. V b b d b r , a carpenter of this village, had a bad fall in Geneva last week, where he has been working on the Y . M. C. A. building. While engaged in putting up a scaffold a board upon which he stepped broke, and he fell to the floor, a distance o f about fifteen feet. His left arm was broken below the elbow. The Chronicle correspondent at Gage says: \On Saturday William Sheehan, of this place, while engaged in cutting corn on the farm of the Platman Bros., met with a painful accident, which will be very liable to result in a stiff ankle. He and another man were using a one-horse corn cutter of the stone-boat patterns when, from some cause, hard to account for, his leg came in contact with the knife, which cut through to the bone and entirely severed the tendons of the back of his leg near the ankle. His compan­ ion corded his leg with a rope that chanced to be at hand to stay the bleed­ ing, which was profuse, and hurried him to Dr. Lott's office at Bellota, where the wound was dressed and the patient made comfortable. Mr, Sheehan, who is an in­ dustrious man, has the sympathy of the people.\ Y . M . C . A . A u x ilia r y . The time for the election of officers occurring September 4th, it was deemed best to defer this business till October ad, as only thirteen were in attendance, while the membership is seventy -five. A plan laid by the officers of last year, oi securing for the coming year new officials resulted fairly well. All who wished to retire were succeeded as follows : Mrs. Mrs. M. W. House, first vice-president; Mrs. A, La- Moreaux, second vice-president; Mrs. James Smith, third vice-president; Mrs. P. P. Curtis, fourth vice-president ; Mrs. William C. Taylor, secretary ; Mrs. M. Stark, treasurer. A showing of funds raised to the mount of $256.41, $100 of which was voted for gymnasium appa­ ratus, and $100 to be used by the Board of Managers as they choose, while $20.61 remain in the treasury for next year's use. It is expected that Saturday, October 20th, 1902, will be the red-letter day among the Masons of this village and sur­ rounding territory, as well as the mem­ bers of the various Grand bodies who contributed to its erection, as that is the date set for the dedication of the hand­ some monument erected to the memory of the late John L. Lewis. Most Wor­ shipful Elbert Crandall, Grand Master of Masons of the State of New York, assist­ ed by the several Grand Bodies, who con­ tributed to its erection, and Milo Lodge, No. 108, F. & A. M., of this village, will participate In the services attendant thereto. • It is expected that on this occasion that all the nearby lodges will be in attend- The quarterly report of Surrogate's Clerk J. Frank Douglass to the Comptrol­ ler, showing the estates that have been passed upon by the Surrogate during the quarter ending September 30th, contains the following: Real Per- Estate, sonal. Villa R. Andrews, Penn Y a n ........ $83,(00 $30,000 John Mangan, Penn Y a n ............... 3,000 Susan A. Scoon, Benton............................. Emily Culver, M ilo......................... 4,500 Mary E. Embree-Jooes, Torrey.... x ,aco Levi S. Hotchkiss, Potter ............... *,700 Eva H. Cook, Penn Y a n ................. 3.000 Samuel Fullagar, Penn Y a n .......... 12,000 Bradley Hurford, Benton.......................... Dorothy Pendleton, Potter ............. 1,300 Guy Shaw, Benton .......................... 200 Albert H. Ansley, M ilo .................. 4,500 Olivia D Ludlow, Dundee ............. 3,400 William C. Dunton, Italy ............... 2,500 Julia Ann Decker, Italy .................. 350 Elizabeth Wyatt, Benton .......................... Mary A. Coleman, Dundee............ 3,000 Willard H. Nelson, Milo ........................... George A. Travis, M ilo ............................. Hudson P. Woody, Starkey............ 1.000 4 , 74 * 500 600 400 100 1.000 3.000 1.000 2,600 1,coo 1.500 6.500 200 350 ICO I,coo 100 2.000 100 C ORD WOOD WANTED.—I will pay the high est market price for 4 ft. cord wood, deity, tied in yard at basket factoiy. ________________ S. L. PRATT. L AND contract tor sale. To close an estate. Farm and buildings in good condition; rail­ road runs through it; part heavily timbered. Gilt-edge investment. Address, A. OsDorn, Italy, N.Y. _______________________________ W E offer 5-pound Grape Baskets $1250 per thousand here, and will take pay in grapes. Concord and Catawba grapes wanted. We paycash. SEVERNEWINECO., Himrod,N.Y W ANTED.—By a young man, at present employed, an opening which offers more chances of advancement; or would form partner­ ship in a business enterprise requiring small capital. Thoroughly understand the business. Address \Business Lock Box 1372, Penn Yan, N. Y, _______________________________ W <XXV\eA L r wm0°mrcenm^ AGENTS For Our Seven New Holiday Books all shown in one Combination Prospectus (cost $ 7 . 00 ) which we will send F ree and prepaid for 35 cents (stamps). CVlKe can give any one in this vicinity work that will pay over $200 before Uhrietmae. Freights paid and credit given. (Established 1864 .) Address, Hartford Publishing Co., Hartford, Conn. A few well worth your consideration are— Sousa’s March Folio, containing 12 marches by John Philip Sousa. Sacred and High Class Song Albums for high and low v -ice. Instrumental Music by well known composers for advanced students. Also, the easy kind for beginners, and good books for Organ, Guitar, Violin, Mandolin, and Piano. Abk to see them, 50 C E N T S is the price. Special Sale of shop-worn Sheet Music, 10 cts. a copy while it lasts. Some good popular songs and two-steps in the lot. CORNWELL BROTHERS School Supplies •• .and... W a ll Paper. W r e c k N e a r D r e s d e n , LADIES, HAVE YOU SEEN the display of new fall millinery at Miss Dewan’t? If not, you are in­ vited to call and inspect the same. Greatest values ever offered in pictures See them. Prices only 10c. Lown & Co. For Coughp, Colds, LaGrippe, Whooping Cough, diseases of the Throat or Lunge, take ----- Brompton Cough Syrup. IMMEDIATE RELIEF. SOLD BY T. F, Wheeler, F. Quackenbueh. Two brakemen on the Fall Brook Di­ vision of the New York Central, Ed. Hawley, of Penn Yan, and Clarence Bishop, of Kinney's Corners, had a very narrow escape Saturday afternoon. They were running as a part of the crew on the fruit train and bad been to Dresden to se­ cure a lot o f empty cars. On the return trip, when rounding the curve at Cascade Mill, the last of a bunch of seven M. D. T. cars, which made up the rear of the train and on which Hawley and Bishop “ I t Y o n H a v e a S p iritin g H e a d a c h e ” And are looking for prompt relief, get a bottle of our \Quick Stop\ Headache Tablets, and yon will find them rightly named, and then, too, they are safe. 25c. bottle. Sold only at Bennett’s Drug Store, near P. O. U s e W e have both hand made carriage and factory work, also a lot of second hand work that we wish to dispose o f at very low prices. W . H . W h i t f i e l d . were seated, broke loose from the train, once, as far as possible, as it is the earnest I jumped the track and tipped over, falling desire.of all Masons that this shall prove an event worthy of the occasion. At a recent meeting of Milo Lodge, No. 108, of this village, Ihe following com­ mittee of arrangements were appointed : Edward H. Hopkins, Wilson W. Quack- enbnsh, H. W. Perkins, J. Henry Smith, Clarence H. Knapp, Edson Potter, Wil­ liam Holloway, Wade Shannon, and Frank R. Jenkins. As to B a y in g F u e l. * / There are Swell Garments In our Cloak Rooms Now. will get your We have picked the very best we could find. They are worth coming a long distance to see —and buy. As is our custom in other lines, we strive to avoid low grade, trashy gar­ ments. If you are in search of a good, well-made Jacket or Suit, you can be fitted here, and you oney’s worth. J u s t ice of the Peace Gilbert H. Baker has rendered a decision in favor of the defendant in the case of William Wells against Seneca Carroll, which was recent­ ly tried before him. The suit was brought to collect $75, wages alleged due, and the defense was a breach of contract, the p'aintiff having hired out for a stated period and then leaving the farm before the completion of the contract. G ym n a s iu m classes at the Y . M. C. A. have been arranged as follows. Mon­ days and Wednesday—Juniors, 4.15 to 5.15 p. m,; business men, 5.15 to 6.15 p. m.; general, 8.15. Tuesdays and Thurs­ days— Girls' junior, 4.15 to 5.15 p. m.: gills’ senior, 5.15 to 6.15 p, m. Fridays — Boys' junior, 4.15 to 5.15 p. m. Satur­ days— Boys' junior, 9 30 to 10 30 a. m.; boys’ senior, 10.30 to 12 m .; girls’ junior, 2 30 to 3 30 p. m. O n e day last week Henry Walbridge, of Rusbville, received a dangerous cut by having the blade of a pair of sheep shears driven into his leg below the knee, sever­ ing the large artery. He was alone at the time on T. W. Blodgett’s farm, one mile south of that village. Not realizing the seriousness of the wound he started to walk home, but fainted from lose of blood when but half way there. He was found by a neighbor, who took him to Dr. J. H. Wilkins, and the artery was taken up. His condition is considered serious. D u r i n g the recent fire on Seneca St. $85 in bills were destroyed. This money was drawn from the bank the day pre­ vious by Mrs. Carlin and placed In a trunk for the purpose of buying furniture. When the building cooled off sufficiently, the trunk was taken out, but the bills crumbled into ashes when the lid was lifted. _____ _ _____ G il b e r t D. B a k e r , a lifelong resi­ dent of the town of Milo, between Him­ rod and Second Milo, died at his home Sunday night, aged 72 years. He had been suffering with a complication of dis­ eases for the past several months. The deceased is survived by one son, Police Justice Gilbert H. Baker, of Penn Yan, | and one daughter, Jennie, of Himrod, At the annual meeting of the Y , M. C. A. Auxiliary on Friday afternoon the fol­ lowing officers were chosen for the year : President, Mrs. John H. Jonneon; first vice-president, Mrs. Mattie W. House ; second vice-piesident, Mrs. James M. Smith; third vice-president, Mrs. Abra­ ham LaMoreaux ; fourth vice-president, Mrs. Perley P. Purtis; secretary, Mrs, William Taylor; treasurer, Mrs. Martin C. Stark. O d d F e llo w s in D u n d e e . An organization of Odd Fellows was perfected at Dundee Wednesday after­ noon and evening last. About 250 mem­ bers of the fraternity residing in the counties of Schuyler and Yates were in attendance. The lodge proper was insti­ tuted at 2 o’clock In the afternoon by Dis­ trict Deputy Grand Master Bradley T. Mallory, of Penn Yan, and Staff. The several degrees were conferred by the various lodges in attendance, in full foim, as follows: Initiatory degree, Juanita Lodge, of Tyrone; first degree, Keuka Lodge, of Penn Yan; second degree, Wayne Lodge, of Wayne; third degree, Canandaigua Lodge, of Watkins. The ceremonies took place in the Maccabee Hall. At the conclusion of the conferring of the various degrees about midnight an elaborate banquet was served at the Keady House. A special train was run from Penn Yan to Dundee, returning to Penn Yan at 4 o'clock a. ra. The tew lodge consists of twenty-eight members. T h e G r a p e M a r k e t . In considering substitutes for hard coal there is one bit of advice that may be ab­ sorbed with profit by householders of all grades of income. Whatever one decides to buy as fuel for the winter, whether it be haid or soft coal, oil, gas, coke, or wood, buy just at present in small quanti­ ties and for immediate use. By this means will be prevented any sharp rise in prices, due to a strong demand for this or that commodity. Give the producers and carriers time to adjust themselves to the conditions resnlting from the coal strike, and the winter's prices will, in general, not depart so widely from the normal. The practice of a little self re­ straint will thus not only work out for the benefit of others of more slender means, but will also prevent one's own pocket- book from being squeezed as heavily as would be the case should many be in­ spired with a similar desire to lay in a winter's supply immediately. There is no reason to believe that any of the sub­ stitutes for anthracite suggested will be suddenly cut off or greatly diminished, and the advice aa to preventing extrava­ gant prices will prove to be the soundest economy if generally followed.— Seneca Falls Reveille . partly in the outlet. Both brakemen were thrown Into the water, Bishop es­ caping with a wetting, and Hawley fell on some rocks. Hawley was brought to his home in this village and a doctor sum­ moned, who found that aside from severe braises and some superficial cuts on his head and face he was all right. Notice. Another great downfall in fresh meats for Saturday next only : Porter-House S t e a k ................. I2>£c. Sirloin Steak ......................... i2 jic. Rib R o a s t .................................. 10c. Hind Quarter L a m b ............... 12 j£c. Fore Quarter L a m b ................ 10c. B . H a b b e r f i e l d & Co. W est Block, Jacob St. Fall and winter styles in Jackets and Capes at pleasing prices. Lown & Co. P i l l - O S O p h y — There are pills and pills— but Dr. Agnew’s Little Liver Pills at 10 cents a vial lead in demand. The sale borders on the phenomenal. Sluggish liver, constipation, or ir­ regular bowels are precursors of many physical disorders. These little wonders remove the cause. 40 in a vial for 10 cents. Sold by H. O. Bennett, T. F. Wheeler.—33. P a r a g o n W a l l P l a s t e r $11 keial $11 for w a l l s A n d A t l a s P o r t la n d C e m e n t Our “ Special” Derby will compare in quality and etyle with any $2.50 Derby in town. W e are also selling $ 2 .0 0 and $ 3 .0 0 Derbys for $ 1 . 00 . Call and let us prove the above statem e n ts. T O TH E PUBLIC. Having purchased the photographic business of H. R. Seeley, I will continue at the same place and solicit a share of the photographic patronage. Copies in CRAYONS, INK, WATER COLORS, ETC., at reasonable prices. Prompt attention to business. A welcome to all is extended to all by E . A. D e a n , Opera House Block, _____ Penn Yan, N. Y. BOYS' SCHOOL SHOES. Perhaps you do not know that we carry an xtra good line of these at xtra reason­ able prices. A look will tell you if we do or not. Walter B. Tower, \On the Corner.\ P o s s ib ly Yon H a v e Not given me a chance to figure on yen monumental work. Call and get my prices. I can save you agents' commis­ sions. C. J. M oore , Penn Yan Marble and Granite Works, 73 tf Jacob St., Penn Yan, N. Y. for w a l k s McADAMS & KINYOUN. A t As I have no salesman on the road this year, I can give our customers better prices than ever and save you salesman's commission. Be sure to call before you buy a carriage or harness. W. H. W h itfie l d . C o a l Y a r d R . M. K in n e Penn^Y a n 1 POOR RUBBERS. E x p r e s s Art Supplement. The Illustrated Buffalo Express an­ nounces a new art supplement, to be given fzee with each copy next Sunday. It is a toned gravure reproduction from the great painting by D. James, entitled \The W ave.\ The very breath and life of the sea are in it. A superb marine, sure to please, and absolutely the best re­ production obtainable. In its art supplements, as in all else, The Express offers only the best. Real Estate Transfers . The following deeds were entered of record in the Yates County Clerk’s office since our last report: George B. Parshall to Addle D. Parehall, prem­ ises In Potter— $30. W. H. Horton to Elmer E. Bullock, premises In Starkey—$1.3.0. Thomas Willoughby- to Sarah J. Willoughby, premises in Peon Yan— $1. Delphlne B. Stanley to Mary A. Oswald, prem­ ises In Jerusalem—$1. Lida J. Bell to Charles Hibbard, premises in Jerusalem—$ 1,000. The crop of POOR Rubbers is v e r y larg e this ye a r . W e have secured an abund­ ance of the GOOD kinds. When you want Rubbers, don’t go by McAdams f Shoe Store. S §i A i ❖ : ❖ M o rris Chairs are Easy To read in, or To Rest in. Easy In the seat, Easy in the back, Easy in the price. Easy everywhere. We have a fine assortment o f these easy chairs, at all prices. The one you want is among them. Gome and pick it out. CORCORAN BROTHERS, ❖ I ❖ I ❖I Furniture and Undertaking, Main St. RICH FURS. We have on sale, now, a beautiful assoit- ment of rich furs, Isabella Fox, tiable, Marten, Lynx, and Bear, Coney and Elec­ tric Seal. All summer made and selected pieces—without blemishes. We invite your inspection. T. 0. Hamlin &Co. The People Appreciate Good Goods Prompt Service. That is what we are Giving Them. It is an old saying that * *a new broom sweeps clean,” but we will proveto the public that the system we inaugurated on our opening day will be adhered to throughout our business career. Every department will be carefully looked after, and whether you give the order personally, by telephone, or send a little child, the service will be perfect. A. C. ROBINSON. T he families on the outskirts of the village on Lake street have for a week past been disturbed by the presence in the neighbors of undesirable characters, who have several times attempted to force an entrance to some house. On Sunday night, September 28th, the home of Samuel Miller was entered. Mrs. Mil­ ler heard some person moving about and awoke Mr. Miller, who made somewhat of an investigation of the premises with­ out success, and returned to bed. Morn­ ing revealed the fact that a door that he had not examined had been opened by pulling a staple, and that'the intruder had undoubtedly been hidden in the house while he was searching. Nothing was stolen, however. A m a n giving hie name as H. Pokor- ney, and residence in Portland, Ore., re­ cently visited th a place and solicited sub­ scriptions for the publication of all the pare food lews of different States. He also claimed to be working in harmony with the New York State pure food com­ missioners to secure national legislation on the pure food question. The Empire State Wine Company subscribed $50, but before paying the same wrote the Depart­ ment of Agriculture concerning Mr. Pokorney and his work. Commissioner Flanders replied at once that no such per­ son was known to the department. There are some very smooth schemers abroad I in the land nowadays,— Democrat A n t h r a c i t e coal is selling in Buffalo in small quantities at $5 86 per ton. In other cities the prices range from $12 to 20 per too, according to the greed of re­ tail e r s E x p ress . The above will be good news to Buffalo people, many of whom have been trying hard all sum* mer to get a little coal, without success. Just now the price of coal Is highest in cities where it is to be had .—Democrat. The \ above \ is true according to Buf­ falo papers. It was not stated that there was an abundance of coal In Buffalo, or an amount approximating thereto. But the little that has been doled out has been sold for $5 85 per ton, the dealers having a sufficient regard for the eternal fitness of things not to resort to extortion. D a v id R a r r i c k , a well-known charac­ ter about town, was arrested Saturday forenoon in the neighborhood of Keuka Park by Deputy Sheriff Lamphier, on a charge of securing money under false pretenses. Rarrick, who has but one leg, the other having been taken off by the care while he was making the right of way his bed, has periodical attacks of begging mania, and sometimes poses as a veteran. This time he had provided himself with a paper, on which appeared the names of a number of bogus subscrib­ ers, on which he was described as a de­ serving man with a wife and,several chil­ dren depending on him, and this he was using to secure further assistance. He was brought to Penn Yan by the deputy, who was aware that the whole paper was a mass of falsehood, and was held for ex­ amination by Justice of the Peace Baker. On his way to the village he managed to throw away the paper, but on the return trip the deputy was given It by a lady [ aB noW. who picked it up. (From the Hammondsport Herald.) J. A. McMillan, representing the Hor- ton-Merganthaler Grape Basket company, who has been traveling through the grape growing aectione of the country collecting statistics was in Hammondsport over Sunday. He came from the Chautauqua- Erie district, where the grape hMyest has already begun. Pricea thus far InM ruled high. Many growers have contracted their entire crops of Concords on the vines at $30 per ton. Although the mark­ et prices thus far will not warrant these prices, yet there seems to be general be­ lief on the part ot growers that Concords will be worth $40 per ton. We understand that local wine men and speculators have offered $30 for choice Concords. Some, it is said, have sold at this price, but many prefer waiting furth­ er developments. While it is rather ear­ ly to prophesy definitely, at least it is quite reasonable to believe that the price of grapes will be high, as compared with many former years. Speechless and Paralyzed.—\1 had valvular disease of the heart,\ writes Mrs. J. S. Goode, of Truro, N.S. “ I suffered terribly and was often speechless and partially paralyzed. One Dose of Dr. Agnew's Cure for the Heart gave me tellef, and before I finished one bottle I was able to go about. Tt-day I am a well woman.\ Sold by H. O. Bennett, T. F. Wheeler.—22. D R E S S G O O D S . We are ready with the finest stock we have ever shown. Lown & Co. \H e a d s that A c h e ” 4tA n d L t e A w a k e ” Have never dreamed of our \Quick S top \ Headache Tablets. 25c. Sold only at Bennett's Drugstore. B n lb a / B n lb s / 1 SAM P L E ❖ $ | 1 1 ❖ ? ❖ 1 The Best Walking Skirts In the fla r k e t Can be Had of Us. * Special all-wool skirts, just the right weight, in black, Oxford, blue mixed, brown mixed, all good, desirable shades, tailored, aa good as can be, price $0 00 . Another splendid akirt, well made, at $3 50, that you would call reasonable at one dollar higher. For $2.50 we also can give you an excellent skirt, all Oxford. It's made of serviceable material, and you will get your money’s worth, and more. Underwear weather will soon be here. W e shall be prepared to sell you the beet 25c. and 50c. garments that the makers turn out. The better grades will be up to our usual standard. Our guarantee of quality and make is equal to the beat, always. W e assure you the right of your money back if you can do better. We shall endeavor to have a complete assortment in Ladies’, Men’s, and Children’s Winter Underwear at all times. Please give us a look before purchasing. IV 1$ I* ❖ e 9 * I* 9 ❖ 9 E £ I £ ❖ x v x t 1 $ l Clothing Sale Lown Having purchased of CO HU. FR A N K <fc C O , Buffalo, N. Y , , 3 , -----------------------. . . $ $ $7,000 W o r t h of Sam p les. $ N o tice . From October 14 th until November ist, inclusive, I will not be in my office in Hopkins’ jewelry store. 5W2 B er t S. H o p k in s , Optician. LO O K for the Millinery Opening, Friday and Saturday of this week, and you will be astonished at the pretty hats for a little money at 4W2 Mrs. Hotchkiss', Elm St. Miss N e l l i e M a r io n R e e d , Piano Instmction. \A t home\ Saturdays. 118 Clinton St. Blankets, Comforters,! ^Pillows, and every need for winter can be supplied by l Lown & Co. 10,000 Hyacinth. Tulip, Crocus, Jon- «s* qutls, and Chinese Lily bulbs on sale Sat- $ utday. All choice stock at very low 2 prices. 4 2 J. C. Shannon & Son. ^ Cord W o o d W a n ted . <£ I will pay the highest market price for 4-ft cord wood, delivered in yard at bae- £ ket factory. S. L. PRATT. MEN'S ALL-WOOL SUIT, $6 00. That’s where we start an all-wool suit. We have cheaper ones, mixed wVh cotton. Remember, our fall and winter stock waS all \cleaned o u t \ last year. You don’t take any chat.ce of a \last year's suit, overcoat, or hat with us. Walter B Tower, \On the Corner.\ MEN'S, BOYS', AND CHILD'S SWEATERS. Something New, Best Line in Town. W A LK OVER SHOES FOR MEN. Fine fall line juet in. Beat $3 50 shoe made. \B l t W ell\ shoe (made by same firm), $2 50, and a \Crackerjack\ at $2. We want to show them. Walter B. Tower, \On the Corner.\ Which have been manufactured for this season. The goods are up-to-date, and o f very fine quality, consisting of M e n ’s, Y o u t h s ’, and B o y ’s Su its an d O v e r c o a ts, Which have been beautifully tailored for fine trade, and I have bought the goods at a very low figure, and WILL SELL AT VERY LOW PRICES. The sizes are 84 to 44 . but not more than three o f the same lot. This is the best opportunity that Yates and the surrounding counties ever had to buy the very best Tailored Garments for so little money. This does not happen every day, and is a chance in a life time, so do not delay in getting a bargain, as they will not last long. It is impossible for us to mention the prices, and the goods will speak for them­ selves. We are the only store that has been fortunate enough to secure such goods for this season. At flA X O N $ ❖ $ * $ $ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Near. Store W ith Heavy Underwear! And Hosiery for Men, Women, and Children. \Style” isn’t the a1! important matter in this department, yet, you’ll find that we keep up with all the latest iders. You’ll find, too, goods that we know will give absolute satisfaction. Colors that are stain­ less and fadeless. Styles to suit every fancy, sizes to tit every person, weights for a'l needs, from thinnest gauze to blizzard de­ fenders, and best of all, we know the prices will suit every purse. “ The Leading Clothing Store of Yates Co.” * Sole Agent for W . L. Douglas Shoes and Howard Hats. ❖ 1 Low n & 'X X 1 XX ■

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