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Penn Yan express. (Penn Yan, N.Y.) 1866-1926, August 30, 1922, Image 4

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<vldi ’ -- -W y’AV*' a ?■■ • V ■. *> i> &W. I- T h e I n d i a n D r u m S / William MacHarg and Edwin Balmaf O m M U m h « r / N MfYBRS . The orfilge nhsxverfcfl Tne hail as the eearehliglit pointed forward again. A gust carried the snow in a fierce flurry which the light failed to pierce; from the flurry suddenly, silently, spar by spar, a shadow emerged—the shadow of a ship. It was a steamer, Alan saw, a long, low-lying old vessel without lights and without smoke from the fun­ nel slanting up just forward of the after deckhouse; It rolled in the trough of the sea. The sides and all the lower works gleamed in ghostly phosphores­ cence, it was refraction of the search­ light beam from the Ice sheathing all the ship, Alan's bfoln told him; but the sight of that soundless, shimmering ship materializing from behind the screen of snow struck a tremor through him. “Ship I” he hailed. “Ahead I Dead \ ahead, sir! Ship!” The shout of quick commands echoed to him from the bridge. Un­ derfoot he could feel a new tumult of the deck; the engines, instantly stopped, were being set full speed as­ tern. But Number 25, instead of sheering off to right or left to avoid the collision, steered straight on. The struggle of the engines against, the momentum of the ferry tqld that others had seen the gleaming ship, or, at least, had heard the hail. The skip­ per’s instant decision had been to put to starboard; he had bawled that to the wheelsman, “Hard over!” But, though the screws turned full astern, Number 25 steered straight on. The flurry was blowing before the bow again; back through the snow the ice- shrouded shimmer ahead retreated. Alan leaped away and up to the wheel- house. Men were struggling there—the skip­ per, a mate, and old Burr, who had held the wheel. He clung to it yet, as one in a trance, fixed, staring ahead; his arms, stiff, had been holding Num­ ber 25 to her course. The skipper struck him and beat him away, while the mate tugged at the wheel. Burr was torn from the wheel now, and he made no resistance to the skipper’s blows; but the skipper, in his frenzy, struck him again and knocked him to the deck. # ~ Slowly, steadily. Number 25 was re­ sponding to her helm. The bow point­ ed away, and the beam of the ferry came beside the beam of the silent steamer; they were very close now, so close that the searchlight, which had turned to keep on the other vessel, shot above its shimmering deck and lighted only the spars; and, as the wa­ ter rose and fell between them, the ships sucked closer. Number 25 shook with an effort; it seemed opposing with all the power of its screws some force fatally drawing it on—opposing with the last resistance before giving way. Then, as the water fell again, the ferry seemed to slip and be drawn toward the other vessel; they mounted, side by side . . . crashed . . . recoiled . . , crashed again. That second crash threw all who had nothing to hold by, fiat upon the deck; then Number 25 moved by; astern her now the silent steamer vanished in the snow. Gongs boomed below; through the new confusion and the cries of men, orders began to become audible. Alan, scrambling to his knees, put an arm under old Burr, half raising him; the form encircled by his arm struggled up. The skipper, who had knocked Burr away from the wheel, ignored him now. The old man, dragging himself up and holding to Alan, was staring with terror at the snow screen behind which the vessel had disappeared. His lips moved. “It was a ship!” he said; he seemed speaking more to himself than to Alan. “Yes,” Alan said. “It was a ship; and you thought—** “It wasn’t there!” the wheelsman cried. “It’s—it’s been there all the time all night, and I'd—I'd steered through It ten times, twenty times, every few minutes; and then—that time it was a ship!” Alan’s excitement grew greater; he seized the old man again. “ You thought it was the Miwaka!\ Alan exclaimed. “The Miwaka! And you tried to steer through it again.” “The Miwaka I\ old Burr’s lips reit­ erated the word. “Yes; yes—the Mi­ waka I” He struggled, writhing with some agony not physical. Alan tried to hold him, but now the old man was beside himself with dismay. He broke away and started aft. The captain’s voice recalled Alan to himself, as he was about to follow, and he turned back to the wheelhouse. The second officer, who had gone be? low to ascertain the damage done to the ferry, came up to report. Two of the compartments, those which had taken the crush of the collision, had flooded Instantly; the bulkheads were holding—only leaking a little, the offi­ cer declared. Water was coming Into a third compartment, that at the stern; the pumps were fighting this water. The shock had sprung seams else­ where; but If the after compartment did not fill, the pumps might handle the rest. Alan was at the bow again on look­ out duty, ordered to listen and to look for the little boats. He gave to that duty all his conscious attention; but through his thought, whether he willed it or not, ran a riotous exultation. As he paced from side to side and hailed and answered hails from the bridge, and while he strained for sight and hearing through the gale-swept snow, the leaping pulse within repeated, *Tve found him! I’ve found him I” Alan held no longer possibility of doubt of old Burr's identity with Ben­ jamin Corvet, since the old man had made plain to him that he was haunt­ ed by the Miwaka. Since that night In the house on Astor street, when Spearman shouted to Alan that name, everything'having to do with the se­ cret of Benjamin Corvet’s life had led, so far as Alan could follow it, to the Miwaka; all the change, which Sher­ rill described but could not account for, Alan had lijld to that.* Corvet only could have been so haunted by that ghostly ship, and there had been guilt of some awful sort In the old man’s cry. Alan had found the man who had sent him away to Kansas when he was a child, who had support­ ed him there and then, at last, sent for him; who had disappeared at his coming and left him all his posses­ sions and his heritage of disgrace, who had paid blackmail to Luke, and who had sent, last, Captain Stafford's watch and the ring which came with It—-the wedding ring. Alan pulled his hand from his glove and felt in his pocket for the little band of gold. What would that mean te him now; what of that was he to ' learn? And, as he thought of that, Constance Sherrill came more insist- WTmt * \vak he To learn for her, for Ills friend and Ben­ jamin Corvet’s friend, whom he, Uncle Benny, had warned not to cave for Henry. Spearman, and then had gone away to leave her to marry him? For she was to marry him, Alan hod rend. More serious damage than first re­ ported! The pumps certainly must he losing their fight with the water In the port compartment aft; for the bqw steadily was lifting, the stern sinking. The starboard rail too was raised, and the list had become so sharp that wa­ ter washed the deck abaft the fore­ castle to port. And the ferry was pointed straight into the gale now; long ago she had censed to circle and steam slowly In search for boats; she struggled with all her power against the wind and the seas, a desperate in­ sistence throbbing In the thrusts of the engines; for Number 25 was flee- ing—fleeing for the western shore. She dared not turn to the nearer eastern shore to expose that shattered stern to the seas. Four bells beat behind Alan; It was two o’clock. Relief should have come long before; but no one came. He was numbed now; ice from the spray crackled upon his clothing when he moved, and it fell in flakes upon the deck. The stark figure on the bridge was that of the second officer; so the thing which was happening below— the thing which was sending strange, violent, wanton tremors through the ship—was serious enough to call the skipper below, to make him abandon the bridge at this time! The tremors, quite distinct from the steady tremble of the engines and the thudding of the pumps, came again. Alan, feeling them. Jerked up and stamped and beat his arms to regain sensation. Some one stumbled toward him from the cabins now, a short figure in a great coat. It was a woman, he saw as she hailed him—the cabin maid. “I’m taking your place!” she shouted to Alan. “You’re wanted—every one’s wanted on the car deck! The cars COULD NOT TURN Operation Avoided by Taking Lydia E. Pinkham’s Veg­ etable Compound BED Dayton, Ohio.—“ I had such pains that I had to be turned in bed every time I wished to move.They said an operation was n e c e s s a r y . My mother would keep saying: * Why don’t you take Pinkham’s, Henrietta?’ and I ’d say, ‘Oh, mamma, it won’t help me, I ’ve tried too much. ’ One day she said, ‘Let me get you one bottle of each kind. You won’t be out very much if it don’t help you.’ 1 don’t know if you will believe me or not, but I only took two bottles o f Lydia E. Pinkham’s Veg­ etable Compound and one of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Blood Medicine when I began to get relief and I am regular ever since without a pain or a headache.. When I lie down I- can get up without help and without pain. I can't begin to tell you how I feel and look. I have be- F un to gain in weight and look more like ought to. I think everyday of ways I have been helped. Any one who does not believe me can write to me and I will tell them what shape I was in. I am ready to do anything I can to help your medicine. ” —Mrs. H enrietta M iller , 137 Sprague St., Dayton, Ohio. If you have any doubt write to J Miller and get her story direct re. The Common Drinking Cup. • The use of the common drinking cup is undoubtedly one of the ways in which contagious diseases are spread, since by its use infection may be carried -rapidly from mouth to (Continued from Page 1) ered today. Sixty years ago when the young blood coursed through your veins and the call for volunteers was sounded, you donned the blue uni­ form, the badge of service, shouldered your rifles and trudged off to the fields of war. You reckoned naught of your own lives or fortunes, but you offer­ ed them up cheerfully and thankfully on the altar of freedom. No selfish motive inspired you; no vain glory prompted you; your grand purpose was to serve, to die if needs be, that others might live, and that this grand country to whom you owed your all might be saved from ruin and disas­ ter. \Greater love than this no man hath.” Some of you paid the price of freedom with your lives and those martyred heroes sleep peacefully be­ neath the grassy mounds where they fell in battle. It is small wonder that Reunion means so much to you men. Comrades in arms, you are comrades in peace for the tie that binds you to­ gether is the indissoluble bond of ser­ vice. The spirit that guided you in those troublous days, and the Inspir­ ation which you have left to us as our heritage is admirably expressed in a little poem ,or rather a little prayer set in poetical language: “Lord, help me live from day to day In such a self-forgetful way That even *when I kneel to pray My prayer shall be for Others. “Help me in alll the work I do To ever be sincere and true, And know that all I’d do for You Must needs be done for Others. “Let ‘Self’ be crucified and slain. And buried deep; and all in vain May efforts be to rise again, Unless to live for Others. “And when my work on earth is done, And when new work in heaven’s begun, May I forget the crown I’ve won WhiJle thinking still of Others. ♦ \Others Lord, yes, Others; Let this my motto be, Help me to live for Others, That I may live for Thee.\ WfcLWiV «A» « » n. *• Belle M ead.Sweets SiiiUR'i jl Iniltf UNITED CTo I mr St: If n v . . . . . . | « M \XI a n r jJt- Iwtlll l M M IIH II ..'ll 1 J V 7,**. *y\ First In Hartfordf Conn. W h ere Main Streetmeets State Street, 528 motor­ ists, chauffeurs and motor truck drivers were asked this question: \W h ich brand o f gasoline d o you prefer?'’ Socony proved ea s ily th e first c h o i c e , leading the brand second on the list by over 6 0 % . Socony has been found to be the leading choice of motorists in practically every section o f New Y ork and New England. Woman Loses Legs on Farm, Mrs. William Miller, who lives on the Dunn farm, about a mile south of the Ganung Corners, near Mortiani met with a terrible accident last Sat! urday. Although Mrs. Miller Is slit? year old, she helped a great deal about the farm and was raking hay when the accident occurred. 1 Having drawn a large load ot hay to the barn, Mrs. Miller hooked th» team to the long rope, which waa fastened to an apparatus in the roof of the barn used to unload hay. i6 some manner the rope became womy around Mrs. Miller’s legs and tha team drew the rope tight around hey legs, breaking the bones and sawing them nearly in half. She was taken to Wlatkins, in company with Doctor Quick, Scutt and Alien, and taken to the Shepard hospital at Montour Pajjg where it was found necessary to am. putate both legs just below the kneea ee the Ford Models. Bee good at the fair. — - - ■» .... School exhibit, County Fair. I X s t o 7 ^ . . av : m s LEADERSHIP Proves ^Democrat C h ronicle w M .iifu U.. U ,c v a . u v v a : . . . . , u , 1 “ ™ . c a r e f u l n e n n le ta k e n a in a t e l , W 0 l' l d , n 0 t .b e P r o Pe r in t M s c e l e \ The irale and her fright stopped her Lro'ii, U!, p e 0 »*utake pa?n® t0 bration today to neglect to mention The gale and ner rnyit stopped ner |wasll off the edge of the cup before | some word of the distinguished service voice as she struggled for speech. “The cars—the cars are loose!” (To Be Continued. ECSTASY i:J THE SALESROOM drinking and thus succeed in remov- o£ our 126th N. Y. Volunteers. On July ing some of 'saliva of the previous 2nd, 1863, as soon as the telegraph users, it is a fact proved by careful flashed Lincoln's proclamation call- experiments, that nothing short of ing for 300,000 more young volunteers soap and hot water will remove all preparations were made to organize a of the germs from the rim of a ing cup. regiment in the 26th Senatorial Dis­ trict, embracing the counties of Yates, Goaded “Prospect” Finally Forced Celf Defcnse, to Rise to the Occasion Herself. in The common drinking cup^ has been Ontario and Seneca. Geneva was se- *But this is such a sweet little model, honey. Perfect on you. Look at tlie quality of this duvetyn, dearie. Now, honey, did you ever see such lines?” There may have been heroes cf grand opera who could make love with the fluency and intensity of a sales­ girl drawing near to a sale, but no expert exists whose ardor can thus flame when the actual moment of de­ cision between the higher and the low­ er comes, writes Marfan Storm In the New York Evening Post. ~ “Lots of little girls that buy these little suits just leave off their little blouses and wear them like little one- piece dresses. Now, this little style, dearie, was made for you. Look, honey, not a wrinkle in back. Isn’t It love­ ly on her?”—appeals to another enrap­ tured creature—“Isn’t she just the lit­ tle girl to wear this little model? Of course, not every one can wear this little suit, dearie. It takes a figure, honey, just like you’ve g«>t. I wear the same suit myself. •Dearie, In two weeks you couldn’t buy this little suit for half the price again. Isn’t It lovely on her? I said, honey, when you came in: “There*® the girl that can wear that little spe­ cial we got today.* Now turn around, dear. You won*t have to do a thing to It Length—just right, honey. Sleeves—Just right, honey. “Sweetness,” she urged, at passion­ ate climax, “don’t let a little chance like this go by! Dearie, if you only banished from railroad trains, first class hotels and many large halls and public buildings, but it is still to be found in many public places. With the many cheap paper cups now avail­ able the time has come .when the common drinking cup should be abso­ lutely forbidden in public places. Es­ pecially should this rule be rigidly ob­ served in all schools, and other places where children gather, for the poisons, causing contagious diseases common to children, such as measles, scarlet fever, diphtheria, and so forth are spread from mouth to mouth in saliva, lected as the rendezvous and Col. Eliakim Sherrill as its commanding officer. The regiment was mustered into the service with 39 officers, and 956 enlisted men, making a total per­ sonnel of 995. Within three weeks a£- er being mustered into the service it participated in the battle upon Mary­ land heights and the consequent sur­ render of Harper's Ferry. Due to the incompetence, if not the actual treach­ ery of the camp officers, undeserved: blame for the surrender of Maryland Heights and Harper's Ferry was placed upon the shoulders of these / SOCONY IS ALWAYS DEPENDABLE BECAUSE I T H THE CORRECT RANGE O F BO ILING PO IN T S Total LOW •• > HIGH Positive Starting [Quick Pick-up Maximum PowerwMileoge AND IN TH E PROPER BALANCED PROPORTION j and in coughs and sneezes. Even in raw recruits who had scarcely learned the h0?1^ careful people will see that; to load and fire a rifle. History has w “But, oh, my beloved,** returned the goaded customer half fiercely. “The price I The price!” NATURE’S WAY WITH PESTS One Destructive Insect la Used to Fight Another; Each Capable of Useful Work. .separate glasses are provided for each member of the family. While on this subject it may not be out of place to call attention to the lack of proper facilities for glass washing at many soda fountains and soft drink parlors, where running wa­ ter is not available. Particular refer­ ence is made to roadside shacks and summer resort booths, which are in use for only a short period during the year. In such places a simple pail of water, without any soap, has been known to serve for* the washing of in­ numerable glasses during an entire day. Such places should receive imme­ diate attention from local health au­ thorities and should be put out of business if they refuse to conform to the rules of common sanitary practice and ordinary decency. Do not patronize any place where glasses and other eating and drinking utensils are not absolutely clean. Bet­ ter go thirsty than run the risk of .taking disease from some previous customer. Pennsylvania Railroad and Employes and Stockholders. You recall the old nursery rhyme, “This is the house that Jack built?’* The story of Nature’s warfare runs on very much the same lines. This is the fox that ate the squirrel that stole the eggs of the magpie that killed the sparrow that devoured the fly that destroyed the caterpillar that spoilt the cabbage that grew In the house that Jack built! Nature uses one pest to fight another. Each of the creatures mentioned is a pest; yet each is capable of useful work. • Moths and butterflies lay hundreds of eggs at a time, so that if nothing preyed on caterpillars we should soon have not a single green leaf in the country. But we must have moths and butterflies to fertilize flowers. The chief foe of the caterpillar is the Ichneumon-fly, which lays eggs in him as he crawls on a leaf. These eggs hatch into grubs and kill the cater­ pillar. The ichneumon-fly is eaten by small birds which do useful work in this way, though in other ways they are In reply to an inquiry as to how the employes of the Pennsylvania railroad have fared, as compared with its stockholders, by reason of the wage and dividend changes made since the pre-war period, Mr. A. J. County, Vice President, in Charge of Accounting, has authorized the fol­ lowing: In 1914 wages on our railroad aver­ aged $850 a year per employe. Today, after all readjustments, including those effective July 1, 1922, they av­ erage $1550. Our wages are, therefore, 82 per cent, higher than in 1914, while the cost of living, according to government statistics, is 67 per cent, higher. This means that each of our 200,000 employes, on the average, is able to buy considerably more of the desirable and needful things of life than his pre-war wages would obtain. Our stockholders are in a different position. They number 140,000. Most of them own less than 50 shares each. The average owneship is 71 shares. Before the war 71 shares yielded an income of $213 per year. In 1921 our directors were forced to reduce the dividend on Pennsylvania railroad stock from the rate of 6 per cent, to 4 per cent, per annum. This cut the return of the holder of the average number of shares to $142 per year. He is now getting one-third less dol­ lars than in 1914, and in addition, like the employe, he has to meet the higher cost of living. This means that the actual buying power of his pres­ ent income from dividends is muen below that of his pre-war return. Our management feels an obliga­ tion, which has been publicly stated, to restore the 6 per cent, rate as soon as that step can be wisely taken, without risking deterioration of the property. Even then our stockhold­ ers’ inicomes will merely be restored as to the number of dollars, but not since gloriously vindicated the regi­ ment, and credit for their gallant bravery has been tardily conferred upon them but the stigma so earily branded upon their young hearts made their trials doubly hard and only spurred them bn to greater courage and more splendid laurels. At Gettys­ burg in three days of the most terrific fighting they bore the brunt of battle and covered themselves with undying glory. This regiment entered into the battle of Gettysburg with a personnel of 30 officers and 425 enlisted men, and emerged with a casualty loss of 231. According to official reports there were only four regiments that lost in killed and wounded at Gettysburg more than the 126th N. Y. Out of the original 1,000 men who were enlisted into the regiment, only 221 men were mustered out in 1865. Of these gallant 221 men there remain in Yates county but five survivors. Time has reaped its toll as the years have rolled by and the number at each reunion grows fewer and fewer. It is a fact worthy of congratulation that this important re­ union has been observed annually for many years in the past. Let us resolve that it be observed in the future until the last veteran survives Let us carry on the inspiration of service which these men have transmitted to posteri­ ty and may each succeeding reunion add some small measure of happiness to those who still remain. N O T E — \B o iling-point\ is a com m o n term in the gasoline, testing laboratory. Most liquids boil (vaporize) at o n e uniform temperature. In the case of water this temperature, or boiling point, is 212 F. H owever, every gasoline has many boiling points — a w h o le series or range o f them in fact. It is this range of boiling points and the proportion o f each group of them (low , m edium and high) that really determine the quality of a gasoline— its volatility, pow e r and m ileage-econom y. Dependability F y o u w e r e t o m a k e a lis t o f t h e g r e a t n u m b e r o f c o m m o d i t i e s t h a t c o m e b e f o r e t h e p u b l i c e a c h y e a r , s t a y a s h o r t t i m e a n d t h e n p a s s i n t o o b l i v i o n , y o u w o u l d f i n d th a t t h e y a l l h a d a t le a s t o n e f a i l i n g in c o m m o n — t h e y w e r e u n d e p e n d a b l e . Y o u r a r e l y , i f e v e r , h e a r d o f a n y p r o d u c t w h i c h w a s n o t d e p e n d a b l e t h a t a c h i e v e d a la s t i n g s u c c e s s . A n d n o p r o d u c t c o u l d e n j o y t h e l o n g c o n t i n u e d l e a d e r ­ s h i p th a t S o c o n y G a s o l i n e h a s e n j o y e d u n l e s s it w e r e a b s o l u t e l y d e p e n d a b l e in e v e r y w a y , w h e r ­ e v e r y o u b u y it, a l w a y s . S o c o n y is o n l y o n e o f t w e n t y o r m o r e b r a n d e d g a s o l i n e s t h a t a r e n o w b e i n g o f f e r e d i n N e w Y o r k S t a t e a n d N e w . E n g l a n d . Y e t a r e c e n t i n v e s t i g a t i o n h a s s h o w n t h a t S o c o n y is s t i l l p r e f e r r e d b y t h e m a j o r i t y o f g a s o l i n e u s e r s i n t h i s g r e a t t e r r i t o r y . A n d t h e m a j o r i t y o f p e o p l e b u y w i s e l y . S e e t h e a d j o i n i n g d i a g r a m a n d N o t e f o r t h e e x ­ p l a n a t i o n o f S o c o n y s d e p e n d a b i l i t y — a n d its w i d e ­ s p r e a d p o p u l a r i t y . S T A N D A R D O I L C O . O F N E W Y O R K 26 Broadway • • • iv a & n 't C L E A N , • tH G N E S T a n d ' G v e f y J n c k a ’3>l r r w o u l d n ' t l a s t t h e 9 0 YEARS r r • H A S S E R V E D TH E PUBLIC. WHY NOT TWY PORHAM’S ASTHM A REMEDY Gives Prompt and Positive Relief I d Every 3 Case. Sold by Druggists. Price $1,00, Trial Package by Mail 10c, WILLIAMS MF6. CO., Props. Clevaland, 0. 'A L E G A L N O T I C E R E G .U .S.P A T . OFF. Every gallon D e p e n d a b l e everywhere Notice to Creditors. Pursuant to an order of Hon. Gil­ bert H . Baker, Surrogate of the Coun­ ty of Yates, notice is hereby given, according to law, to all persons hav. ing claims against Janies W. Taylor, late of the town of Benton, County o( Yates, State of New York, deceased, to present the same, with voucher* thereof, to the undersigned, as execu­ tor of said deceased, at her residence in the town of Benton, Yates county, N. Y ., on'or before the 25th day ot January, 1923. Dated, July 20, 1922. HARRIET L. TAYLOR, Executrix, Penn Yan, R. X>. 9, JL_Y, N O T I C E T O CREDITORS, Pursuant to an Order of Hon. Gilbert H. Baker Surrogate of the County o! Yates, Notice is hereby given, accord­ ing to law, to all persons having clalmi against Charles B. Shaw, late ot the town of Milo, County of Yates, SUtl of New York, deceased, to present the same with the vouchers thereof, to the undersigned, John T. Knox, as execu­ tor of, etc., of said deceased, at hie lav office in the Village of Penn Yan, New York, on or before the 25th day of No* vember, 1922. Dated, May 13, 1922. JOHN T. KNOX Executor, Mew York Slate Conlerence of Baptist Pastors. Newark Resident Remembers “ P. J. B,” of Penn Yan. The following clipping is taken from “Over the Percolator,” that in­ teresting reminiscence column of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Have been taken back to my child­ hood days so many times by reading the games we had in the old district school yard. Will add “Queen Dido’s dead. How did she die? Doing just so.” Also, “I’m on the Queen’s ground. She don’t know it. She got a sore toe and she can’t go it.” We have been told of the straw ticks, but no one has mentioned the straw under the carpets, which at houseGleaning time would be ground to powder and filled with dust. That was in the good old days—some dif­ ferent from these days with the rugs and electric cleaners. I remember on wash day our clothes were put in a barrel and pounded for a time, then rubbed on a! wash board—some different from the electric machines of this time. II remember about the year 1870 the ruffled shirt bosoms the men wore. I wonder if P. J. B. remembers those days? I remember attending school at the Marion Collegiate Institute with P. J. B. He wore his hair quite long, and I can see him now when it got over his eyes give a jerk of his head that would j throw it back. I wonder if any of the old M. C. I. students remember this. He was quite a poet in those days. An acrostie he wrote on my pests, for they eat the farmer’s com. ---------- -------------- - ------------- --- . They are kept In check by cuckoos, as to purchasing power, as long as aml^stnrtv6 1 hawks, crows, and magpies. There ; ^ , . cost of llvlng remains above ^ ^ L ^ A ^ u d y ^ soT,says P .. J . ,1 birds of prey, if their growth was un­ checked, woultf soon kill all the game In the country. Squirrels and other birds keep them down by stealing their eggs. Squirrels are preyed upon by foxes, which, as we have no wild beasts in this country, must be kept In check by man. FINDS CURE FOR BLEEDERS Paris Physician Successful In Treating Disease With Use of Blood From the Horse. “Bleeders,” ns they are called, gen­ erally come of families x^ltli a history of bleeding. Such sufferers are rare­ ly cured. But Dr. P. Emile-Well of Paris reports in a bulletin of the Soclete Medlcale des Hopitaux the suc­ cess he has had with his treatment of the disease, which is called hemophilia. He relates the case of ae child of seven, a pronounced bleeder, belong­ ing to one of the classic bleeder fami­ lies that have been written up In medical annals since the Eighteenth clipped today “The Hollyhock,” writ- As between the stockholder and the by him and printed in “'Over the employe of the Pennsylvania railroad. Percolator. — m ., of Newark, the burdens of war have fallen en­ tirely upon the former. The same con­ dition, of course, is true of the rail­ roads in general, and has undoubtedly been an Important factor in account­ ing for the failure of the men, who are at present on strike against the recently authorized very moderate wage readjustment, to enlist the support of the public. It is, and long has been, the declar­ ed policy of the Pennsylvania railroad to pay its employes the best wages and offer them the most favorable working conditions in the country, or for that matter, in the world. The stockholders ot the company have consistently supported the manage­ ment in this policy, in order that loy­ al, efficient and satisfied working forces might be maintained, and the public receive the best service possi­ ble. Most of our men are, and always have been, of this type. In the present crisis, the great ma­ jority of our shop forces have remain­ ed loyal, wisely accepting a conserva­ tive wage readjustment which is fair to their interests, and necessary as a measure of justice both to the own­ ers and the users of our railroad. Moreover, among our men there are doubtless thousands whose course ot action has been influenced by kno That Tired Feeling 1 on so many Summer day? is caused by Nature’ s effort to correct the results of im­ proper diet Correct any ‘ ‘over-acid’* con­ dition by theuseof the naturally 0 alkaline food, Roman Meal. It cools the blood’ ’ and keeps you fit all summer long. Roman M eal aids d igestion, positively relieves consti­ pation. A A O fly; r a century. He gave the boy an injec- , . tlon of 20 cubic centimetres of normal ! !e^ e t.o f i i horse serum—that Is, horse’s blood with the corpuscles extracted—every second month until fifteen injections had been given. The tendency to hemorrhage seemed to be arrested, and after Seven years there has been no sign of its recurrence. Previous to this Doctor Well had treated seven cases of familiar hemo­ philia with such injections, all of them successfully, but he never regarded a case ns wholly cured until that of tjiis boy. -But the fact that he has been free from bleeding for seven years In­ dicates at least that this disease Is curable. have had to accept a reduction in freight rates, and that wages on our railroad, even in a depressed year like 1921, took over 61 cents out of every dollar paid by the public for service; whereas after paying those wages, taxes, material an^i supply hiils, fixed charges, etc., less than two cents remained out of every dol­ lar of revenue to pay dividends and maintain the credit of the Pennsyl vania system. _ White Horses on the Fire Apparatus at the Fair to­ night. - — ♦ See the Ford Models. Patronize the Merchants that show at the fair, s j The Rotary Club The funny ones, at the Fair Thursday night. See the*Ford Models. — — » Everybody will have a good time at the Fair. See the Ford Models. at the fair. Red lemonade Come to the Fair. B q sure to see the big display sheep at the County Fair. Baby Show, County Fair. Christmas Turkeys at the county Fair. 20 carloads of poultry at the _ Bair. Patronize Holman’s Rides at the Fair. See the track record broken week at the County Fair. this of at the Fair. Geese Sheep, chickens, hogs Fair. at County See the Ford Models RILES! PILES! PILES! Deliveries on the new Ford Models are uncertain, order immediately. WILLIAMS’ PILE OINTMENT For Blind, Bleeding and Itching Piles. For sale by all druggists, mail SOc'and $1.00. WILLIAMS M F G, C O ., fap t, Cleveland, Ohio No Fair at Ithaca and their trotting horses are here. Who remembers when we had so many trotting horses at our Fair? Give the Firemen 1 the glad hand at tlie Fair tonigiht. The best Volunteer Fire Departr meiit, with their equipment, at tno Fair tonight. Double Parachute Drop twice dally at tlie Fair. the balloon ascensions and parachute! Now on, <;ounty Fair, drops at the Fair. • . e HUMPHREYS* D o c t o r ’s B o o k o n th e treat­ m e n t o f “ E v e r y l i v i n g thing*' -w ith H u m p h r e y s ’ R e m e d ies, m a i l e d free. PARTIAL LIST O F REMEDIES He. 108 a . F e v e r s , Congestions, Inflammations 2 , W o r m s , W orm Fever ' 3 , C o l i c , Crying, Wakefulness of Infants 4 , Diarrhea of Children e n d adults V , C o u g h s , Colds, Bronchitis g . T o o th a c h e , Faceache, Neuralgia H e a d a c h e , Sick Headache, Vertigo 2 0 . D y spepsia,Indigestion. Weak fyomach 1 3 . C r o u p , Hoarse Cough, Laryngitis I B . R h e u m a tism , Lumbago I S . F e v e r and' A flue, Malaria 1 7 . P lies, Blind, Bleeding 1 9 . C a tarrh, Influenza, Cold In Head ) S O . W h o o p lnd Coutfh / 8 7 . D isord e r s o ! the K ldoeye 3 0 . Urinary Incontinence ^ The following were present at the opening o f the New York State Confer­ ence o f Baptist Pastors, which opened at Keuke College on Friday last: Almeron H. M e r r i l l ............. Gloversvillt* H. W . B a r r a s ............. Philadelphia, Pa. Mrs. H. W . Barra© .. Philadelphia, Pa. J. W . M i l l a r d ....................................Buffalo George A. Keetch ..................... Penfield Mrs. Keetch ............................... Penfield Mary Keetch ......................... .... Penfield E d g a r C. Smith ; .............. Schenectady Mrs. E d g a r C. Smith .... Schenectady Mr. L. S. Z a r a p h o n lth e s .........Pavilion Mrs. I* S. Zaraphonlthes . . . Pavilion W . H. Cutler ............................... Candor Mrs. W. H. C u t l e r ....................... Candor Em ily Cutler ................................. Candor Henderson Cutler ....................... Candor Eleanor Cutler ........................... Candor R. W . Simpson ............... Italy— Naples Benjamin Starr ............................. Homer Mrs. Benjamin Starr . .................. Homer Russell H. Crane ....................... Phelps Mrs. Russell H. Crane ............ Phelps Eleanor R. Crane ....................... Phelps I. C. T a y l o r ..................................... LeRoy Mrs. I. C. Taylor ........................... LeRoy Mrs. Emma D u B o i s ......................... LeRoy I. A. Hotaling ............................... Homer Mrs. I. At H o t a l i n g ......................... Homer E. Gage H otaling .........................Homer S. E. Matthews ............................... Pike Mrs. S. E. Matthews ...................... Pike J. E. Calvin ........ .. ............................ Eden Mrs. J. E. Calvin ........................... Eden Edith Calvin ..................................... Eden Arthur Calvin ................................. Eden Delos E. Abrams ....................... Elmira Mrs. Delos E. Abrams ............. Elmira George E. Finlay ............ Canandaigua Mrs. .Grace D. Finlay . . . Canandaigua Donald D. Finlay .......... Canandaigua Marion F. Finlay .......... Canandaigua Judson C. Hendrickson ........ Cortland Mrs. Judson C. Hendrickson .. Cortland Helen Hendrickson .............. Cortland J. G. Hendrickson .................. Cortland Rev. W , H. Brown ......................... Bath Mrs. W . H. Brown . .......................... Bath Chester C. W inter .............. Cazenovia C. S. Savage .......................... Rochester Mrs. C. S. Savage ................ Rochester Leslie Savage ....................... Rochester F. W. Tomlinson .................... Syracuse Mrs. F. W . Tomlinson .......... Syracuse Mrs. W . G. Waterman ........ Herkimer Arline Waterman ................ Herkimer Geo. .K. Hamilton .............. Sprlngvllle Mrs. Geo. K. Hamilton .... Sprlngvllle Ruth Hamilton .................... Sprlngvllle Chas. W. Briggs ...................... Deposit Mrs. C. W . Briggs .................. Deposit Mrs. H. J. Adams ...................... Deposit A. D. Shepard .......................... Andover Mrs. A. D. Shepard ........ Andover Vivian Beard .............................. Buffalo Mr. A. Machlln ........................... Buffalo Mrs. A. B. Machlln .................. Buffalo Geo. A. Briggs .......................... Buffalo W. E. D e n n e t t .......... Providence, R. I. Mrs. W. E. Dennett, Providence, R. I. Rev. D. M. Sutton ......... Seneca Falls Mrs. D. M. Sutton and Fam ily .. .................................. Seneca Falls Joseph W eston ...................... Rochester Mrs. Joseph W eston .......... Rochester F. T. Drewett ............................. Fulton Mrs. F. T. Drewett ................... Fulton Fred Drewett . .............................. Fulton E. O. Jessup ......................... Williamson Mrs. E. O. Jessup .............. W illiamson H. M. Pease ...................... Binghamton Mrs. H. M. Pease ............. Binghamton Esther L. Pease ................. Binghamton Helen E. P e a s e ..................... Binghamton G. M. W hlttemore .................... Spencer Mrs. G. M. W hlttemore .......... Spencer G. B. Ewell ............................. Rochester Mre. G. B. Ewell .................. Rochester Jean Helen E w e l l ..................... Rochester M arjorie A. Ewell .............. Rochester C. L. Dakin .............................. Kennedy Mrs. C, L. Dakin .................... Kennedy T. Vassar Caulklns .. Factoryville Pa. Mrs.T.Vassar Caulklns, Factoryville,Pa. John L. B u r n e t t .............................. Lima Mr. O. M. Sherman .................. Phoenix Mrs, O. M. Sherman ................ Phoenix Mr. A. C. Brokaw .............. Interlaken Mrs. A. C. Brokaw ........ Interlaken Thomas J. H u n t e r ......................... Beaton Mrs. Thomas J. Hunter .......... Benton Rev. W . A. Granger ........ Mt, Vernon Mrs. W . A. G r a n g e r .......... Mt. Vernon Thos. W. Carter .......... Cuba Mrs. T. W. Carter ........................ Cuba Freda Carter .................................. Cuba Gordon Carter ................................ Cuba Harold Carter ................................ Cuba J. Erwin W i l s o n ............................ Himrod Lester W. Bumpus .................. Marlon Mrs. L. W. Bumpus .................. Marlon Hugh Wtnton ....P o r t Richmond, N. Y. Mrs. Hugh Wlnton, Port Richmond,N.Y. Hugh Wlnton, Jr., Port Richmond, N.Y. David W lnton .. Port Richmond, N. Y. G. N. W h ite ................................. Gorham Mrs. G. N. W h ite ...................... Gorham H. C. Lyman .................. Keuka College Mrs. H. C. Lyman .... Keuka College W . R o y Vernon ........................... Odessa Mrs. Vernon ..................................... Odessa : Ruth Vernon .............................. Odessa A. V. L a w s o n .................. Montour Falls N. E. Miller .................................. Poland ; Mrs. N. E. Miller ........................... Poland 1 W ard S. Miller ............................ Poland George L. Parry .......... Franklinville Mrs. G. L. Parry ............ Franklinville Miss Marion Parry .... Franklinville Chellis E. Nichos .................. Herkimer Mrs. C. E. Nichols ................. Herkimer George W . Lawrence .. Lansing, Mich. Geo. H. Carpenter .......... Portageville L. E. Catlin .......................... Athens, Pa. IL C. Briggs ................................. Buffalo Mrs. Geo. A. Briggs ..................... Buffalo Edward J. W. B u r s t o n .......... Camillus W illiam J. Sly .... McMinnvilue, Ore. A. H. Norton .............. . Keuka Park Mrs. A. H. Norton .......... Keuka Park Miss Ruth Norton .......... Keuka Park Miss Mary Norton .......... Keuka Park John P. Miles .......................... Syracuse Gertrude Miles ........................ Syracuse John E. Mile© ........................ Syracuse Nellie K. Miles ...................... Syracuse A. J. Carsten .................. Vestal Centre Mrs. Minnie N. Carsten, Vestal Centre Dorothy Carsten .......... Vestal Centre Carrie H. Price .... Spartansburg, Pa. J. H. Seely .................................... Caton Mrs. J. H. Seely ............................ Caton Hens at the Fair. Thursday Night's Carnival put on. the local Rotary Club. — --------- Latest in autos—new Fords. The hose laying contest at the Fair tonight. - » Latest in autos—new Fords. As to Union Smashing. The latest cry of alarm raised by the railway strikers is that the man­ agers of the roads are plotting to break up the unions. Mr. Gompers is officially horrified at the signs of a “unified union-smashing campaign.” The evidence he produces does not bear out the interpretation which he places upon it, and with the obvious facts in the case he does not deial. Instead of being smashed, the railway unions are goveramentally recognized by the Transportation Act and by the proceedings of the Railway Labor Board under it. Moreover, between the railway executives and all the unions, except those of the Federated Shop Crafts who struck, the relations are amicable. Both by law and in practice collective bargaining for rail­ road employes has been placed in a position apparently more secure than ever before. Who imperilled it? Who set about the union-smashing? Undeniably the striking shopmen. They took them­ selves out from under the jurisdiction of the Labor Board, thereby leaving the latter with no shop crafts organ­ ization with which to deal. This began the campaign to smash the unions, if anything did. But there is no such campaign. There is a cam­ paign to make the unions responsible, to hold them to their contracts, to urge the need of inducing or compell­ ing them to submit to lawful decisions of a lawful agency of the government. But that does not mean smashing the unions. No one can smash them ex­ cept the unions themselves? — New York Times. ♦ ■ Latest in autos—new Fords. ACTION OF WATER ON FIRE Just What Takes Place When the Liquid Is Employed for Quench. ing Flames. Practically, water thrown on a fire drowns out the blaze. Scientifically, however, the water absorbs so much of tiie heat in the fire that the tempera­ ture of the fire Is lowered so that the oxygen will not combine with the carbon in the burning material and the fire goes out. % It is peculiar that water, which Is made of oxygen and hydrogen, will put out a fire which requires hydrogen and oxygen before It will burn. This Is true, however, as the oxygen and hydrogen composing the water already have been burned or heated to a high temperature when they combined as water, and so, as no substance or gas that has been burned once can be burned again, the combination of the two gases In the form of water will not burn when thrown on the fire. To the contrary, the heat of the burning fire Is -lowered by the water so that the oxygen of the air cannot combine with it and, lacking the the fire is extinguished.— Philadelphia Ledger. N O T I C E T O CREDITORS. Pursuant to an order of Hon, Gilbert H. Baker, Surrogate of the County ol Yates, Notice is hereby given, accord­ ing to law, to all persons having claim against Mary Maloney, late of the town o f Milo, County of Yates, State o f New York, deceased, to present the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the undersigned, Hugh G. Little, as admin­ istrator, ot said deceased at the office o f Spencer F. Lincoln, Baldwins Bank Bldg,, Penn Yan, N. Y., on or before the 25th day o f January, 1923. Dated, July 20, 1922. HUGH G. LITTLE, Administrator, Prairie City, Iowa SPENCER F. LINCOLN, Attorney for Administrator, Baldwins Bank Bldg., Penn Yan, N. Y. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Pursuant to an Order of Hon. Gil­ bert H. Baker, Surrogate of the Coun­ ty o f Yates, Notice is hereby given, ac­ cording to law, to all persons having claims against Sarah A. Larzelere, late ot the town of Jerusalem, County of Yates, State of New York, deceased, te present the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the undersigned, May A. Larzelere and Herbert L. Larzelere, a executors of said deceased at the office of Kim ball & Lown, Lown Block, Penn Yan, N. Y., on or before the 12th day ot October, 1922. Dated, April 6, 1922. MAY A. LARZELERE, Penn Yan, R D„ N. Y. HERBERT L. LARZELBRR Ontario, N. Y„ _ __ Executor* KIMBALL & LOWN, Attorneys for Executor* Penn Yan. N. Y. Some Firemen will get wet tonight at the Fair. -3 O PEN L A B O R D A Y , SEPTEMBER 4 O ne Full W e e k ’ til September 9 There are wondrous sights within the gates of the Exposition. It’s the one institution with something interesting for all— this year the biggest Ex­ position in the History of Rochester and many new attractions ana features will greet even the old-timer who cannot remember when “ he missed an Exposition.” INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW $20,000.00 in prizes, and the mod­ el most patterned after. Crack . Cavalrymen of U. S. Army will perform sensational feats, leap­ ing through sheets of flame over urdles. CREATORFS BAND OF 50 Expert Instrumentalists in after­ noon and evening concerts un­ equalled. SPECTACULAR PAGEANT of regal magnificence, will be a dominant feature nightly. MACHINERY AND TRACTOR EXHIBIT A W e a lth o f Agricultural Exhibits COW MADE OF BUTTER \ THE HOME BEAUTIFUL” Life size model, molded before correct reproduction of all rooms your very eyes, within immense in an up-to-date house, decorated glass refrigerator. A sight long and furnished complete—money remembered. saving ideas. FINE CATTLE EXHIBIT THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE 0? NEW YORK, By the Grace ot God, Free and Independent: Tc Pauline A. Birkett, George L i Sprague, Harrison S. Sprague, Roy F. Sprague, Adella Tracy, Charles J. Sprague, Lee J. Sprague, Daniel S. Sprague, Georgia Lillie fYazea Whereas, Claude H. Birkett, ot Penn Yan, County of Yates, the exe cutor named in a certain instrument in writing, bearing date September 16, 1919, purporting to be the last will and testament of Mary G. East* man, late of the village of Penn Yan, in said County of Yates, and State ot New York, deceased, and relating to both real and personal estate, has lately applied to the Surrogate's Court of the County of Yates, to have said instrument proved and recorded as * will of personal and real estate; Therefore, you and each of you, are cited to show cause before the Suh rogate of the County of Yates, at his office in the Village of Penn Yan, la said county, on the 5th day of Sep­ tember, 1922, at ten o’clock in the forenoon of that day,, why said wm and testament should not be admitted to probate. In testimony whereof, we have cau> ed the seal of the Surrogate’s Court of the County of Yates to be hereun­ to affixed. Witness: Hon. Gilbert H. Baker, Surrogate of said County, at the Village of Penn Yan, the 14th day of (L.S.) July, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two. JULIA I. MEEHAN, Clerk Surrogate’s Court. Personal appearance is not requir* ed unless you desire to file objections. 37w4 ^ S A t S , M IDW AY- r ^ j t GPAND Pure-bred Champions of Leading Dairy Breeds. See the motion pictures showing origin of famous champions. Don't fail to see the Wonderful $5,000.00 Saddle, made for \Days of the Buffalo” film, all hand- carved leather, set with jewels. EXTENSIVE STATE AND GOV’T. EXHIBITS U. S. Dept, o f Agriculture alone sending three carloads of educational research. THE GREATEST FLOWER SHOW YET—A Truly Fine Art Exhibit X S 4 . Sore T h r o a t, Quinsy N 7 7 . G r ip , G r ippe, U G rippe 4 0 . In d u c e s R e p o s e end Natural R e freshing Slei For sale by druggists everywhere. ( HUMPHREYS’ HQMEO. MEDICINE C<V Corner WUUaxa and Auu Street*. New York. ,e»\X Some Singing Rotary Club, Thursday night. at 11.46 a. Ball Games n. at the Fair. H ors 1 POULTRY SHOW showing all breeds and strains of best specimens of birds that ever cackled. A show no chicken raiser can afford to miss. \HALL OF INVENTIONS” DOG SHOW A collection of prize winners from everywhere— a show fast becom­ ing as famous among dog fanciers as the Horse Show is among horse lovers. Additional horse races at tlie Fair. Barns and Tents Full of race horses at the Fair. Latest in autos—new Fords. , . John Zimmerman Penn Yan’s popular baritone, will sing the latest popular ballads at the Fair Friday afternoon. Tonight all the firemen at the Fair. Exempt Firemen at the Fair, tonight. John Zimmerman Friday afternoon, County Fair. Children Ory FOR FLETCHER'S OASTQRIA CATTU sho 'K MIDWAY—A Whirl of Mirth There's Sensation after Sensation in T. A. Wolfe’s 30 carloads o f unique riding devices and wholesome sideshows— attractions galore providing fine fun for the frivilous and folks of more serious demeanor. T o all those who have been visitors in fo.rmer years, and to those who will experience the pleasure this year for the first tim e, th e ’Association extends a hearty welcome to Rochester’s Greatest Event Plan to Attend the Exposition Every Day! A D U L T S , 5 0 c CHILDREN, 2 5 c VIII.: - I;1' YATES COUNTY COURT—Sarah K. Horton against Florence Bennett, Floyd Tefft, Hen man Tefft, Hattie ^ Tefft Buscht Florence Edgett Tanner, William Edgett, Cora Crusen, Floyd Edgett, Charles Caple, Lewis Caple, o&D\ ford Caple, Mary Weber, Edna Straight, Bee Roat, Lester Donley, Bert Donley, Howard Donley, Hek en Edniston, Bert Corey, Fred Cor ey, Paul Corey, Ray Corey, KlioB Corey, Hazel White, Fern Dough* ty, Kenneth Corey, Vaughn Corey, Mrs. Ira MoElhiney. To the above named defendants: You are hereby summoned to an* ewer the complaint In this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or It the complaint is not served with this summons to serve a notice of ay pearance on the plaintiff’s attorneys within twenty days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service. In case ot your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default tor the relief demanded in the complaint Dated, July 22, 1922. HUSON & HYLAND, Attorneys for Plaintiff, ' Penn Yan, New York To Florence Bennett, Floyd Tefft Lewis Caple, Sanford Caple, Mary Weber, Edna Straight, Bee Boat, Bert Corey, Fred Corey, Paul Corey. ’ Ray Corey, Klice Corey, Haiel - White, Fern Dougherty, Kenneth W. S orey, Vaughn Corey, Mrs. Ira oElhiney. The foregoing summons. Is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an ferder of Hon. Gilbert H. Baker, Yatefe County Judge, dated June 1922, \and filed with the complaint b this Action in Yates County Clerk’s Officer at the Village of Penn Yan, New York. The object of this action1- le the partition of certain real erty situated In the town of Yates County, New York, cons! r. of abou Henry Dated 103 acres of land ot deceased, died July 22, 1922 HUSON Attorn* * •• ,c J.. V * v - kiV

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