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^m^m^^ t»BK^ .;.'••• .-.'^•-^•^'•'^\^\^•^•^^^•• i :v3-^*^'^': •-•'••' •' ---• •\.•-•>• t--;:;'V-||; ; Local Matters. NEW ELECTRIC LINE. to <r Falls, Naumburg and Castorland Will Soon be Supplied With the Current. .l\ tension of the Wetmore Elec- • ••'•pany's transmission line from _;han village to Castorland, via •••{-•idH and Naumburg, waa com- : V.iiulay and those places will •;• \r:\ with current in the ne ;i-; soon as the transformer! iiul are placed in position. • mi*» delay is also being occa* i ho non arrival of poles for the !•.•..! village circuit, but these VUHI in a few days. Fifteen .: I stores at Castorland have A '-,• i, which number will be quite .y increased. At Castorland, ;.oi-<e power will be supplied Wkler for his gristmill, and -• power for the Hirschey manu- re plant: at Beaver Falla 300- ;>.nv.-r will be supplied the J. P. v'<>-npany, to operate one of their •jlp grinders. The firm would v.iMo oif thripple that amount of \ but the Wetmore Company pro try I out the capacity of t fore making any more large Besides,Jt.is their purpose . m reserve sufficient power to my manufacturing business that . !u started in Lowville. The Wet- :v company has placed an order with S. Morgan Smith Company, of :••-. Pa.. for a 30-inch wheel to replace .: the 27-inch wheels now in use at .. Ifort plant, and the same was •o arrive several days ago. This • •••! will generate 500-horae power. ailition to this they have two 27- • wheels in one case at the Belfort P a«-t which develop 1,000 horse power, u . ii^r a total wheel capacity of 1,500 h.->. power. For generating they have A.r,;uiy installed one 500 k. w. and one J'.IJ k. w. machine, which are equiva- !• I: : to 999 horse power in generation. <): t!u lighting system at present in fit:•<v ribout 400 horse power is required, which, leaves 600 horse power for m.nufacturing and like purposes. All c ..tracts for power contain a clause t'Ki: protects the lighting system, viz: Tr-.at. no current shall be supplied by t:i- company when it is required for com•iii.-rcial or house lighting. The c tracts also provide that grist mill n. >u>r> shall not be operated after 4 p. in. r-M-h day, to the end that there will tk«-!in throwing on an<ji off of the power that would cause the lights to fluctuate. Manufacturing plants employing any number of men will be allowed to use tho power until 6 p. m. For fifteen years a large amount of power has been running over the dam at Belfort,which tie Wetmore Company now proposes to utilize. Next spring they will raise the dam five feet, which will give thirteen acres \of additional flow Former Resident of Lowvillo Died La,. Thursday at Norwalk, O. n , i ' Where widow of the ti ' of Lowville. atherhomeinNor- *? had re8ided fw the Mra - Boahart formerly illage dd mi*; i: BRIEF MENTION. -The town of Boonvilie votedj for •I'V.'ise by 183 majority. \Tempest and Sunshine'* next • i.-.^iay evening at the opera house. — Moving; pictures Saturday night; • KW rihis and songa at the opera house. — Regular meeting of Lowville Chap- tt r. o. E. S., to-morrow evening at 7 :Mi) oVlock. I \ —Next Tuesday will be the last day/ fur ilaying 6chool district No. 2 taxefl at one per cent. — Lowville ~Acaderay defeated the Carthage High school foot ball team at Forest Park, yesterday, 28 to 5. - -Brown V. Ralsten, of this village, has been elected a member of the jun- ior prom committee at Hamilton col- resided in this villag an waa a mem- ber of the Presbyterian church Her departure will be greaty lamented by her many friends here and elsewhere ' as she was always held in very high esteem for her fine qualities. For the last few years she has resided with her mece,Mrs, Josie Laible, who cared for her in her last illness as tenderly as DEATH OF DEWTTT C FINCH. WM a Printer of th« Old School and at On* Time Foreman of the Journal and Republican Office. Lowville loses an old and esteemed citizen in the death of DeWitt C. Finch, which occurred at his residence on State street last Firday evening. Mr Fih hd b i fili hh Mr. Finch had been in failing health for several months and his death- was due to the complications of old age. He was born in the town of Martins- burg Aug. 6^ 1827, the son of Melvin When a young man printer's trade and for i oc.ciai years was employed as a com- a *positoron the New daughter could havV'done^'\ When \she'?° SltOrOn the New York Journal of he had a family of Email children, for whom she cared very faithfully. Her tender care and devotion will be re- membered by them with gratitude During her illness she wassuBtained by g r illness she was sustained by her trust in her Heavenly Father. She said ahe was resting in the everlasting arms, and clinging to the Rock that waa higher than she,. Those about her Baid her passing was beautiful. AT $1.76 PEITHUNDRED. Leonard C. Rice's Thoroughbred Dairy of 32 Head is Briefing Him About P«>~VVeeJr7~ The price paid for milk delivered at the Lowville Milk and Cream Company station has been advanced from $1.65 to $1.76 per hundred, which i» equiva- lent to 3J cents per quart The milk is shipped to New York. The milk stations are certainly a great benefit to Lewis county farmers, nearly all of whom are engaged in dairying. A few years ago good farms could be pur- chased in Lewis county at from $26 to $30 per acre, but the milk stations and general advance in values of all kinds of farm produce has served to add to the value of farm lands and they do nojt go begging on the market In fact but few are offered for sale. The pre- vailing high prices for mi Ik. butter and cheese is also serving to inspire farm- ers to improve their, herds. Leonard C. Rice, of Lowville, is reaping a rich harvest from his efforts in this direc- tion. A few years ago he commenced to breed thoroughbred Holsteins and he now has a dairy of 32 head, from which be is delivering an average of 800 pounds daily to the Lowville Milk and Cream station, which at the pres- ent price of $1.76 per hundred brings him $14.08 per day, or $98.56 per week.' Mr. Rice receives the largest checks of any patron of the station, although there are several farmers who have much larger dairies in number of cows. It is conceded that Mr. Rice has one of the best dairies in the State for milk production. The daily re- ceipts of milk at the Lowville station average about 11,000 pounds. / Sal* of Bankrupt Stock. /Charles S. Mereness, Jr., trustee in ^bankruptcy of D. Harold Hall, on Sat- urday Bold at public sale the stock of clothing and gents' furnishing goods to Samuel LoiaeHe for $1,120. The stock was inventoried at $2,900. The store fixtures, which were inventoried at $126, wrre Bold to Philip Lewis for $67. Variety Shower. /Mrs. George Rice gave a variety Shower at her home on Highland avenue Friday evening in honor of her sister, Miss Rose Kohler, whose marriage to John Hirschey, of Castorland, will occur in the near future. Those present were Mrs. Fred C. Jacques, Mrs. Fay Pfister, Mrs. Frank Van Namee, Miss Myrnia Kirachner, Mi*s-Rose Preiser. Miss Ida Heckman, Miss Nellie Wet- more, Miss Madge Moren, Miss Edna Moren, Miss Emma Kohler. Miss Mary d Ei Hh f L ^ — Henry F. Weber has sold for D. E. Payne h is] grist millin Martinsburg^ to J nines Currans, who will conduct the ->u:ne. — Don't mias the moving pictures >>atjr<iay night at the opera house. Illustrated songs. One hour's enter- tainment. • - —Two hundred ana ten bushela-of mtatoes were raised on three quarters of an acre on Peter Young's farm in. Watson this year. —The marriage of Clinton H. D. Sey- mour and Miss Ethel Trenham, both of lalcottville, was celebrated at Port L'vden on the 28th ult —Mrs. Owen Williams and Miss Miry Gleason are among those who have recently entertained for the bene- fit of the Lowville Free Library. —C. M. Stell has moved his tailoring '-tatijishrnent from the second floor of the Burdick Block to the west end store in the Kellogg Block on Sha\dy avenue. —The game of foot ball at Forest Park, Saturday., between Lowville Academy and Clayton teams resulted i n favor of the latter by a score of 5 to 3. —Helen Plunkett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Plunkett, was thrown from her pony at Forest Park, Satur- i iy, and two bones were displaced in ner left wrist. —The Farther Light Society of the Baptist church will hold a sale of fancy articles and baked goods in the church parlors, Friday and Saturday, Decem- ber 3d and 4th. —The marriage of Percy D. Van- Dresen and Miss Flossie L. Joslin, both of Lowville, was solemnized by Rev. Lester G. Simon at the Baptist parson- Hire on the 3d inst. —Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Fowler/' -celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of their marriage by giving a family din- ner last Friday evening. Covers were laid for twenty-two. —James Farmer, who has occupied a tell in the death row at Auburn prison the past year, was returned to the Water town Jail Monday. The date has not been set for his retrial. —Ellis Ballou, an esteemed resident of the town of Boonville. died Sunday, aged 67 years. He was a successful farmer and had served his town as highway commissioner and assessor. —A slot has been placed in the Low- ville Free Library door, through which books may be returned at the conven- ience of the reading public, and* they will be properly credited by the Librarian. —Mr. and Mrs. Albert Traffarn, Mrs. F. =B. McLaughlin, Mrs. William Griffith and son, Frederick, of Boon- ville, leave Friday for New York and will sail Saturday for Porto Rico, where they will spend the winter. —Justice Watson M. Rogers will hear all sorts of matrimonial troubles at the apecial term that he opened in Syracuse Tuesday. There are 61 di- vorce, separation and annulment actions on the calendar, which contains 162 cases all told. —Miss Bernice A. Kenyon, of South Otselic, a graduate of the Cortland Normal, has entered an engagement a3 teacher of the sixth grade at the State street public school, taking the place of Miss Hortense Fowler, who has been granted a leave of absence _ for the remainder of the ehcool year. Mi3s Maude Uurke will continue as one of the teachers at the Jackson street school. —You'll be a smiling man if you Wu'ar Ralston shoes, at Johnson's. , . y .N Kohler and Miss Eunice Hirschey, of \\Carthage. State Regent to Visit Lowville. Mrs. Joseph Wood, of Mount Vernon, New York State Regent, will pay a visit to Lowville Chapter, D. A. R., to- morrow afternoon, when the regular monthly meeting will-be held at the home of Mrs. Mary L. Chambers, Clin- ton street Mrs. Wood will address the Chapter, and the programme also includes a report of the State confer- ence held the past week at Albany by Mrs. C. Fred Boshart. A paper on \The Historic Mohawk\ will be pre- sented by Mrs. Edward E. Fowler, and Mrs. Mary Wilbur will give a reading, \ A sketch of Herkimer three-quarters of a century prior to 1804.\ Death of Frank Goutremout. Frank Goutremout, brother of Ed- PEOPLE IN PRINT. In the early 6Q's Mr. returned to Lowville and in 1865 purchased the Lewis County Ban- ner of the late Henry Allgoever. He changed the name of the paper to the Lewis County Democrat, which he con- ducted for two years, and on April 11, 1867, sold the plant and business to Manville & Phelps. In 1872 Mr. Finch entered upon an engagement as fore- £ man of the Journal and Republican office, at which time the writer was serving in.the capacity of \devil\ of the shop. Great changes have taken place in the \art preservative\ since those days. In place of the old hand press and setting type by hand, is the large power press and the composition i» also done by machinery. Mr. Finch, was a printer of the old school, and a good one. After retiring from the foremanship of the Journal and Re- publican in 1876 Mr. Finch lived a re- tired life. He8erved, however, as court crier for many years, and retired from that position when the infirmaties of old age seemed to demand it. He was a man of strict sobriety and integrity, a good citizen, and waa held in high esteem by his fellow men. Besides his widow he is survived by three daugh- ters, Mrs. E. Thomas Davies, of West Summerville, Mass.; Mrs. Frank R.. Schmidt, of Watertown, and Miss Minnie M. Finch,-of this village. The funeral services were held from the late residence of the deceased Mon- day afternoon. Rev. J. W. Earnshaw officiating; interment at Martinsburg. LOWVILLE OPERA HOUSE. ward Goutremout, of Lowville, died on the 31st ult. of heart failure at his .home in West Concord. Mtnn. The de- ceased was born in Lowville in 1840 and in 1861 was united in marriage with Miss Jane Carter, of Fon du Lac, Wis. In March, 1862, he enlisted in the Union army and served for nearly two years in Company G, 36th Regiment, Wisconsin artillery. In 1867 he took up his residence in Rochester, Minn,, a year later removing to Dodge Center, where he resided until 1905, going from there to Concord. In 1907 he removed to West Concord, where he had since resided. He was a member of the Christian church, of Concord, and also of the Grand Army po3t. Besides his widow he is survived by five children, one Bifter and two brothers. / Mr*. Thomas Gleason. Tuesday, at Fulton Chain, Mary Mc- Laughlin, widow of the late Thomas Gleason, died quite suddenly from a stroke of paralysis at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. L. Gilbert. De- ceased was born in Boonville 75 years ago. Previous to going to Fulton Chain to reside with her daughter she lived with her son, John Gleason,in Lowville. Deceased was a woman of exemplary Christian character and highly es- teemed by friends. She is survived by three sons and three daughters, John Gleason, of Lowville; Michael Gleason, of Carthage; William Gleason, of Boon- ville; Mrs. Henry Brown, of Lowville; Mrs. Warren Gilbert, of Fulton Chain, and another daughter who lives in Nebraska; also two sisters, Mrs. Lucy O'Brien, of Ilion, and Miss Julia Mc- Laughlin, of Boonville. The funeral will be held from St. Joseph's church, Boonville to-morrow (Friday) at ten o'clock in the forenoon. Village Taxes. The collector of the village of Low- ville has returned his tax warrant to the vilfage board. Any persons who have not paid their real estate or poll taxes may pay the same with 5 per cent fee to C. C. Owens, village treasurer, before November 20th. After that date legal measures wrH be taken to collect all unpaid taxes. Village Board. Straw for Sale. Quantity of good straw cheap,; also good stock of No. 1 hay and baled planer shavings for stable and packing purposes, . . Louis Bh \ Tempest and Sunshine\ Next Tuesday Evening, November 16th. \Tempest and Sunshine,\ a drama- tization of Mary J. Holmes' well-known and popular novel, will be presented at Lowville opera house next Tuesday evening, November 16th. The play has as its foundation, the contrasts of character in the two sisters, out of which grow naturally and inevitably the episodes and entanglements which combine to make the plot Dr. Lacey is, by virtue of his relations with them both; so involved in their interests as to become the central figure of the story. \Tempest's\ rather passionate nature leads her into mistakes which bring her the most serious conse- quences, though she is by no means the sort of woman whose conduct can be made the subject of reprobation. The villian of the play is personated by the village postmaster, Joseph Dunn, at first a mysterious individual but who afterwards turns out to be a rather common kind of criminal. —Cider barrels fo? sale. T. E. Williams. —New winter goods this week at Mrs. Hew's. Surrogate's Court. Petetion filed for final judicial settle- ment of the accounts of Fay C. Snyder and Hetta Kellogg Snyder, executors of the estate of K. Collins Kellogg, late of Lowville; citation issued re- turnable December 2011:. Will of Christina C. Northrup^ late of Greig, admitted to probate and let- ters testamentary issued to Blanche L. Case and James E. Nor thru p. Letters of administration upon the estate of Madison C. Carter, late of Montague, issued to Nelson E. Carter and Cora L. Carter. Letters of administration upon the estate of William Hubbell Fisher, late of Cincinnati, O., issued to Mary L. Fisher. —Petition filed for probate of the will of Laura Nash, late of Denmark; citation issued returnable November 22d. Will of Alexander Kent, late of Lewis, admitted to probate and tetters testamentary issued to Jay A. Pease and Etta Canfield. Decree entered in the matter T>f the accounting of Catherine Krasback as executor of the last will and testament of Margaret Kotary, executrix of An- drew Kotary, deceased. W. C T. U. Entertained. Mr. Editor:—A very pleasant social time was that given to the W. C. T. U. by Mrs Carrie Weiser, at her rooms on Shady aveeune last Friday evening 1 . The guests were received by Mrs. Weiser, assisted by Mrs. John Goutre- rnout. An interesting programme had been prepared which was read by Mrs. J. 1. Lewie. \All Hail the Power of Jesus Name\ was sung and prayer offered by Rev. Mr. Severance. By request Mrs. Pennock and Miss Manning read their reports of the re- cent State convention ; piano soloa by Misses Smithling and Dekin, songs by Misses Petrie and Davis, and a recita- tion by Master James Hunt. Each number was well rendered and much enjoyed by all present. Rev. Mr. Sev- erance and Rev. Lester G. Simon gave some encouraging words. A delicious menu was served and a social hour passed. Those who served were Mrs. Wormwood, Mrs. Hunt, Mrs Searls, Mrs. Goutremout and Mrs. Stevens. There were forty persons present and all departed with the feeling that each one had spent a profitable and happy evening. Mrs. W. D. Van Dressen, Secretary. Manning—-Shepard. Richard J. Manning and Miss Inez G. Shepard, both of Turin, were mar ried Monday morning at eleven o'clock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff- ord Mi Hard in Boonville. The cere- mony was performed by Rev. Francis Curtis Smith. The groom formerly re- sided in Boonville, where he was con- nected with the Black River Telephone service. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shepard, of Turin. They have many friends who congratulate them upon their marriage and wish them every happiness. Methodist Church Sale. The ladies of the M. E. church will hold a sale of second-hand articles, con- sisting of household goods, also vegeta- bles, clothing 1 , etc., combined with a home bakery, in the Boshart building near the depot, commencing Tuesday. November 16th. Come early and secure the bargains offered. To Rent. Pleasant living room, with or- with- out barn. Eni lire of Charles A. Os- born, No. 7 Water street. 5h\2 Flour Sale On. Two ton3 fresh buckwheat flour on han 1, also two car loads of No. 1 bread and pastry (lour on hand. Qicjlity guaanteed. LOJI3 Lush —Mrs. W. T. Bush is visiting friends in Albany. —Miss Grace K. Dunn spent Sunday with Utica friends. —Miss Lila P. Mills has been home from Utica for a few days. —Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Phillips are in New York, at the Hotel Astor. —Mr. and Mrs. Harvy F. Farrington are spending the week in New York. —Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Morrow, of Stittville.are guests of friends in town. —R. E. Bate man. of the firm of Stoddard & Bateman, is in New York. —Mrs. Timothy Dunn, of Utica, ia the guest of Mrs. Frederick Niebergall. —Lynn Fowler, of Utica, has been spending a few days at his home in Lowville. —Mrs. W. D. Holden and Mrs. W. H. Ayers have been recent guests of Mrs. L. R. Hough. -A-Mrs. George D. Jackteon and Mrs. (L. B. bearl have been spending a few days in Syracuse. —Mrs. Henry Austin, of Chenango county, is visiting\ her son, Fred.,_Hi Austin and family. —Philip Klett, of Springfield, Mass., has been spending a few days with his parents in Lowville. —Mrs. Wade N. Haynes, of Canaan, is visiting her parents,- Mr, and Mrs, Charles S. Mereness. —Mrs. W. J. Ralsten is spending the week with her sister, Mrs. E. Charles. Hough, of Little Falls. -—Miss Blanche Knapp, of Syracuse, has been the guest for a few days of Miss Gerturde M. Dean. —Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blake, of Utica, are parsing a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neibergall. —Miss Amelia Kline.of Iliolo, Philip- pine Islands, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Eliza Crosby, Park avenue. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Tedmon left / morning to spend a few days with friends at East Springfield. 7*Hon. Henry E. Turner has been in ^few ^Bedford, Mass., the past week, visiting his daughter, Mrs. E. A. Bar- rell. —George Dufto is spending a week with friends in Utica. Miss Agnes Owens, Miss Grace Delias and Peter Delias. —Mrs. Charles M. Eddy,of Cortland, has been in town the past week, the guest of her mother, Mrs. William Lennox. —Mrs. Nellie Provonga, of Water- town, and Miss Agnes Murray, of Tup- per Lake, have been in town the past week, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Ford. -A-Mrs. Cuthbert C. Frost and Mrs. )C. Fred Boshart, of this village, at- tended the State D. A. R. conference in Albany last Friday and Saturday, representing LowviHe Chapter. —Mrs. E. Thomas Davis, of West Summerville, Mass., and Mrs. Frank R. Smith, of Watertown, are in town, being called here by the illness and death of their father. DeWitt C. Finch. —Dr. H. A. Pawling. Dr. H. A. Bas- ett, Dr. Paul H. von Zierolshofen and Dr. F. E. Jones left Tuesday for Roch- ester to attend a three days conference of sanitary officers of the State of New York. —Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Barrett have returned from the Bald Mountain house.Fulton Chain, and will spend the winter in Lowville. They will oceupy the south half of the D. Clinton West residence on State street. —Mrs, George L. Ramaey,of Helena, Montana, sailed from New York re- cently for Europe on the Mauretania. After a stay in Paris, some weeks will be spent on Lake Geneva, in Switzer- land, then a season in southern France. —John J. Domser, general manager of the Black River Telephone Company, has returned fromJSyracuse, where he> has been under treatment at the hos- pital of the Good Shepard. Mr. Dom- ser has for several months suffered from an injured shoulder, and the treatment he has received is expected to prove permanently beneficial. BURNED TO DEATH. ROUSING RECEPTION. Exploding Lamp Cause* Death of Mrs. John Dortey. Mrs. Barbara Dorsey, wife of John Dorsey, who lives on the Turnpike be- tween Carthage and Natural Bridge in the town of Wilna, was burned to death Monday evening at her home by the explosion of a lamp in the living room of the house. No one was present ex- cept her husband, who endeavored, un- successfully, to smother the flames. She was so terribly burned that her injuries proved fatal and~she died about midnight. The curtains and walls of the living room were set on fire, but the flames were extinguished by Mr. Dorsey before\ they did any great amount of damage. Mrs. Dorsey's clothing was almost burned from her body, which was charred from head to foot. Mrs. Dorsey was 35 years of ajre and was married to Justice-Elect Edgar S, K. Merreli the Guest of Honor of Watortowtt Produce Exchange. With~Judge Edgar 3. K. Merreli, of Lowville, the center of interest, 180 of the leading cheese makers and rep- resentative citizens of Jefferson and Lewis counties gathered around the banquet boatoUat the Hotel Le Ray in Watertown last Friday evening and in a manner fitting the occasion observed the fourteenth annual gathering of the Watertown Produce Exchange, a body famous the country over, controlling, aft it does, the cheese market of the United States and Canada. Previous to the banquet a reception took place in the hotel lobby, when an occasion was offered everyone to shake hands with the victor of the \recent judicial fight. For an hour the lobby waa thronged, many from town who had no intention of attending the ban- quet, calling to congratulate Judge Mer- rell. When President Phelps announced the names of those who should lead in entering the dining room the mention of Judge Merreli's name brought out applause that ta.sted fully two minutes. It was after 11 o'clock before Toast- master Harold J. Richardson, of Low-1 ville, arose and addressed the banquet- ers. His remarks werJ brief, intro- ducing President Phelps, who told Judge Merrell how glad everyone was thatfie was presehTand likewise-wel- coming and introducing Prof. Publow, of Cornell University, who spoke on the \Needs of the Dairy Industry in This State.\ The remarks of Senator George Cobb were devoted to a ten-minute talk on agricultural legislation. The Senator dwelt upon the effect that legislation had had in preventing adulterations and protecting the honest producer against the other class. S. B. Richardson, Harvey Steele and D. C. Douglass spoke, and at the con- clusion Judge Merreli was introduced amid much applause. Taking as his topic \Little \Lewis Judge Merreli spoke in a jocular vein, making only brief reference to politcal matters. Among those in attendance from Lowville were Hon. Edgar S. K. Mer- reli, Eugene Arthur, Henry Slack, George D. Jackson, Leon S Miller, George S. Reed, Harvey F. Farrington, S. Brown Richardson, Harold J. Rich- ardson, Rayomnd S. Richardson, How- ard C. Bingham, Frederick C. Schraub, Rev. Cuthbert C. Frost. Frank Bow- man, R. E. Bateman, William Graham, William J. Ralsten, Fay C. Snyder, Morgan A. Stoddard, Clayton C. Owens, J. Harmon Dow, Gilbert A. Blackmon, L. Charles Davenport, Jay S. Bowen and Dr. W. A. Kelley. FROZEN POTATOES. §1 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. Thousands of Bushels Were Ruined by the Heavy October Frosts. Thousands of buohels of potatoes were ruined in Lewis county by the heavy frosts that came on October 28th and 29th. Just how serious the damage is cannot be definitely determined at present, though the loss will run up into the thousands of bushels. The severity of the freeze may be understood when it is known that the thermometer registered as low as 19 dgrees, freezing the ground several inches in depth. Owing to the lateness of the crop digging was not completed as early as usual this fall, and even now some fields remain undug. Consequently when the heavy freeze came the last week in October there was a large acre- age of potatoes yet to be harvested. The potato crop in northern New York this season was one of the largest and finest ever produced, but the damage from the freeze will seriously reduce the yield. Death of Jacob Scherer. y/Jacob Scherer, who had been in poor *nealth for \a long time, and confined to his bed for several months, died Satur- day evening at the home of his daugh- ter, Mrs. Marian Feisthamel, in this village, aged nearly 86 years. He is survived by two sons, Emile Scherer and Jacob Scherer, of Decatur, 111., and by four daughters. Mrs. Marian Feis- thamel, Mrs. Burton M. Graves, Mrs. Frank Loson and Mrs. Louise Kloster, of this village. The funeral services were held from St. Peter's church The Lewis county Board of Super- visors met as a board of county can- vassers Tuesday, and organized by electing Austin G. Harris, of Diana, as chairman. County Clerk Parker serves, as clerk of the board. The following were named as canvassing committee: Robert E. Gregg, Earl H. Barnes, Dennis M. Coe, Homer D. Miller, E. H. Vandawalker, Frank Hoskins, Frank Carey, John D. Dence, Nicholas J. Connelly, H. N. Shumway, Loren J. Benton, Isadore Tiss. Politically the Board of Supervisors stands a tie, as follows: Croghan- Isadore Tiss, dem. Denmark—Henry E. Checkering, rep. Diana—Austin G. HarriB, dem. Greig—Chester A. Lonas, rep. HarriBburg—John P. Murphy, dem. Highmarket—Frank Carey, dem. Lewis—Charles A. Marcy, dem. Leyden—Momer D. Miller, rep. Lowville—Frank C. Wisner, rep. Lyonsdale—Dennis M. Coe, dem. Martinsburg-rLoren J. Benton, rep. Montague—Earl H. Barnes, rep. New Bremen—Nicholas J. Connelly, dem. Osceola—E. H. Vandawalker, dem. Pinckney—Robert E. Gregg, dem. Turin—H. N. Shumway, rep. Watson—John D. Dence, rep. West Turin—Frank Hoskins, rep. The Board was called to order in an- nual session at 2 p. m. yesterday by Charles S. Merenesa, JP% T clerk. Homer D. Miller was made temporary chairman, and John D. Dence and Robert E. Gregg tellers. An informal ballot was taken for permanent chair- man, which resulted in nine votes being cast for Earl H. Barnes, Republican, of Montague, and nine for Erwin H. Van- dawalker, Democrat, of Osceola. A formal ballot was next taken, the re- sult being the same. A committee of six wan then ap- pointed to recommend candidates for the offices of chairman, clerk, and jani- tor of the court house, each political party naming three members. The Re- publican members are Herman N. Shumway. Loren J. Benton and Frank Hoskins. The Democratic members are Robert E. Gregg, John P. Murphy and Austin G. Harris. A resolution was adopted providing that should the committee agree upon candidates, the decision of the commit- tee should be binding upon the respec- tive political parties. At 5 o'clock the committee reported that no agreement had been reached, and the board then .adjourned until 9:30 a. m. to-day. This morning the minutes of yester- day were read and approved and an ad- journment waa taken until 10:30 with- out taking a ballot for permanent chairman. . TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO. A STRANGE MALADY. Tuesday mornihg, Rev. Father George L. Murray officiating. Showers for the Bride-Elect -/Tidtchen shower in honor of Miss Corinne Arthur was given Saturday /afternoon by Miss Katherine Boshart at her home on West State street Three tables of bridge whist were played, the favor being won by Miss Mae E. McGovern. Those present were Miss Corrine Arthur, Miss Margaret Boshart, Miss Hortense Fowler, Miss Nina Searls, Miss Eugenie March, Miss Muriel Haberer, Miss Mae E, Mc- Goverq, Miss Katherine Hesler, Miss Cora Fowler and Miss Helen Fowler. A handkerchief shower in honor of Miss Arthur was given last evening by Miss Mae E. McGovern. Three tables of bridge whist were played. Those Extracts From the Journal & Republican of November 6, 1884. —Eggs retail at 16 cents per dozen. —Eugene Arthur has returned from Washington. —C. H. Bateman is in New York buying dry goods for the winter trade. —James C. Duff died on the 31st ult at his home in Constableville, aged 78 years. —Mrs. Thomas Munroe, of Muske- gon, Mich., is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. M. Beckwith. —George S Case and daughter, Mrs. William F. Sick, of Chicago, are visit- ing friends in town. —There are 26,000 boxes of unsold cheese in Lewis county, 35,d00 in Jeffer- son county, and 40,000 in St Lawrence county. —At the general election last Tues- day Lewis county gave the following majorities: President and vice-presi- dent, Blaine and Logan, 76; congress, Henry J. Cookingham, rep.. 40; mem- ber af asaemplyr G. Henry P. Gould, dem., 127; district-attorney. T. Miller Reed, dem., 18; superintendent of the poor, Alonzo Burdick, dem., 113; school commissioners, L. T. Cole, rep., 402; Robert W. Jones, rep.. 207.\ ONE KILLED, ANOTHER INJURED Arthur Smith Killed in a Freight Wreck at Gouverneur and E. M. Beels Seriously Injured. As the result of a freight wreck at Gouverneur. Monday, Arthur Smith, Trf\Natural Dam, is dead, and E. M. Beels, of Norwood, so seriously injured that his recovery is doubtful. Smith was brakeman and was badly crush id, so that his death resulted in an hour after the accident Beeln' skull is fractured and his shoulder is broken. He was engineer of a shifting engine which was stnuk. The accident occurred about 6:15 a. Shifting engine, No. 1027, used in Mr. Dorsey about six months ago, they j present were Miss Corrine Arthur, Mrs. : u... , ... , > A Karl Arthur. Miss Katherine Hesler, Miss Margaret Boshart, Miss Katherine Boshart, Miss Muriel Haberer, Miss Nina Sear], Miss Eugenie March, Miss Cora Fowler and Miss Helen Fowler. The favor was awarded to Miss March. moving about a month ago to the farm of Gillette Hazelton, where the tragedy occurred. Day—Bauer. Republican of y p the Tst inst. has the following in regard to} the marriage of James N. Day, for-! merly of Lowville, and Miss 'Florence Bauer: \James N. Day and Miss Florence Bauer, both of this city, wen; married Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, a mile east of the city, Rev. Mr. Harahaw officiating. The ceremony was per- formed in the presence of a few im- mediate friends and relatives and the hap^y couple left on the noon train for Excelsior Springs, Mo ; and other points, and after a ten days trip will be at home in this city. \The groom has been in the music business in this city for the past ten I years, the last few years as manager for the Olney Mufiic Co. in their big store here and has hosts of friends who admire him for a clean and business like young man. \His bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Bauer. She is a musician of ability and a most charming young lady in every way. For three years she has been bookkeeper with the Olney Music Co. We wish them all happiness and joy.\ j Sale and Supper. The/ladfes of Trinity church will hold a sale aid sup;i >r at the Baptist church pirlori on Wednesday, December 8th. The sa'e of fancy work-, ap ons, hand painterl china, etc.. will o.j»n at 2 p. mt, an I coTttnie d irinir. the evening. Sjpper will be served at 6 o'clock. Wore Wailed. Was'iinjj or ma-idinjy or work by thy day. Address Box 966, Lowville, N. Y. !uw2 —Children's fchocl sloes at Jo'r. son'8. — Bargains in millinery I Mrs. Hew's. Will Exhume 257 Bodies. Th* work of removing 257 bodies of soldiers from the old to the new ceme- tery at Madison Barracks was begun Tuesday. The contract was let to Mr. Whitbeck, of Schenectady.who expects to accomplish the work without any difficulty. Among the bodies that will be re- moved is that of General Pike, the dis- coverer of Pike's Peak. In the ceme- tery are 114 graves of unidentified dead. The majority are graves of those who participated in the war of 1812, though the cemetery has served to receive all those who died at the post later on. In digging for the hos- pital basement graves were encoun- tered, and in one was\ discovered a skull, with a bit of gold lace uniform and British button's. Close by in an- other grave but a few bones, hardly enough to fill a shoe box, were found. Replacing the Mill Dam. The work of replacing the dam across Mill creek near Morrison's mill will be completed this week at an expense of about $250. Fortunately the timbers were not carried down stream below the railroad bridge, and all the material was recovered in good condition. A\ special effort is being made to securely anchor the dam to the end that it will not be carried out a second time by the, heavy pressure of water, \^ m. the local yards, was at the western limits of the yard. Smith was tempor- arily acting as fireman and Beels was at the throttle.. The engine was about to go to one of the quarries to do some work. Conductor James Murphy of the shifter was at the switch throwing it, while the shifter was stationary. East- bound freight train No. 95. came from Watertown, with about 40 cars. She was running about seven miles an hour and collided head on with the shifter. When the crash came the cab of the shifter was crushed. Smith was caught between the tender and the boiler head and was terribly crushed. Beels was hit on the head and his skull fractured, causing the brains to ooze from the wound. The tender of the shifter en- gine was derailed, but the engine re- i mained on the track Mrs. Charles Woodard, Mr*. Julia Grant and Mrs. Julia Thornhill Rendered Helpless at One Time. In lees than one hour's time three women, including Mrs, Charles Wood- ard, Mrs. Julia Grant and Mrs. Julia Thornhill, all in the eame house at the time, at Gonverneur, we^re stricken down in a peculiar and rather serious manner with what by the latest reports has been diagnosed as apoplexy of the stomach. For some time the unfortu- nates suffered intensely, but all have recovered.- It was first thought the three had fallen a prey to ptomaine poisoning, or that they had been seized by the dread infantile paralysis which haa scared the community lately. Mrs. Woodard, in whose house the sickness occurred, was the first to be Btricken, and her sister, Miss Viola Ware, who was with her, summoned Dr. Allen. When the physician arrived Mrs. Wood- ward was in a sort of a paralytic state, and waB able to move but a very little, complaining of a numbness all over her body. A few minutes after the doctor had left Miss Ware went into the other part of the house, and found Mrs. Thornhill lying prostrate on the floor, while Mrs. Grant, of Edwards, who was visiting at the house, was stretched out in a chair where she was sitting when she was stricken. The symptoms of the latter two patients were prac- tically the same aa-in Mrs. Woodatd!i m. case, both of them experiencing numb- ness, and being for some little time in a semi-paralytic state. The coincidence is a very peculiar one and the circum- stances surrounding it can harldy be accounted for. DIPHTHERIA IN HOSPITAL at Nine Case* in Institution but Efforts Are Being Made to SuppreM Disease. About two weekB ago a patient was received at the Sister's hospital in Watertown, and in a few days it was discovered that he war Buffering with diphtheria. Sister lola, the superin- tendent in charge of the hospital, im- mediately informed Health Officer E. S. Wi I lard of the presence of the case, and asked him to have the patient re- moved from the hospital. He informed her that he knew of no other place to take the patient, and, there being no other course up to the hospital authorities, the patient was allowed to remain in a back room as far remote from the other patients as possible, and all possible precaution waa used to prevent the spread of the disease. Another patient took the disease, and both have died Bince. At the present time there are nine cases of the disease at this hospital, seven of them the lay nurses and the other two being patients brought there for treatment. All the cases have been removed to the nurses home, which waa pressed into service for the use, after having been thoroughly prepared. The hospital has been thoroughly fumi- gated, and every medical effort pos- sible is being used to check the spread of the disease. Hirschey—Kohler. The marriage of John C. Hirschey, of Utica, and Miss Rose H. Kohler, of this village, was solemnized at 8 a. m. yesterday by Rev. Lester G. Simon, pastor of the Baptist church, at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. George M. Rice, Highland avenue. The youngs couple were unattended and the wed». ding was a quiet affair. They left on> the 8:49 train on a western trip. ••...$ Clara Kiesenger. Death has again entered the home of William KieBinger, of Glenfield, and taken from them their eldest daughter Clara, aged thirteen years. Last June . she underwent an operation in the City hospital at Watertown for • appendicitis, from which she never fully recovered. She was a bright, active and -lovable child and will greatly missed by her many friends an school mates. Mr. and Mrs. Keisinger and family have the heartfelt sympathy of their many friends and acquain- tacned. - - • Close of the Cheese Season. The cheese season, so far as the Watertown Produce Exchange is con-j cerned closed last Saturday. The buy- ers who attended the annual banquet of the exchange Friday evening re-; mained over and picked up the few re- ' maining lots of cheese at 15. to 15|c, The sales aggregated 35 lots, 1,45(1 boxes. With the exception of perhajMv a dozen factories in Jefferson and Lewis counties the manufacture of,' cheese, outside of the factories remain\ ing open throughout the year, is over for the season. What little cheese re-' mains to be bouerht will be taken direct; from the factories. t? .3f- 111\ t \ > , _ yM: •y-ir-- • •••Vv>JH\. •''••'•'•'M';' 1 ' \$M: '\\\^iM'i- • ••£•>. i ' ' .\.•T.^.T . *£*• —Tri nmed hat*. |i*e-t p-ice, nt Mrs. Hev'g. —Unequale 1-The I.nFra-iee flexible sole s: 02 for ladies at Johnson's, week at —\pend a ?ol d hour of enjoyment | at 110 moving p cture ; Saturday night. Pianos. Our line coishfs of tie following well lcno>vn ma^e*; Fisher, Boardman and Gray, Malool-n Lo e. Needham, Far- rand. Schaeff^r, and many others. Call and see me u you want the best in p aro* at reasonable prices and upon easy terms. M. M. Galvh. Ewton Block. new rubber J a; Johnson's. —The arrow rub er boot, guaranteed not to crack at Johnson's. Low-ville Grange, P. of H. At the regular meeting of Lowville Grange, P. of H., next Saturday, \The Principles of Nutrition\ will be pre- O. F. Ross. \Feeds and and other questions will be sented by Feeding,\ discussed. _________________ Not Many Buck* Killed. Although the game laws as amended this year permit deer hunters to shoot bucks until sundown November 16, there have not been a great many of these animals killed Bince the general open season for deer terminated. Doubtless the main reason for this is to be found in the fact that Jhe con- ditions for hunting in the Adirondacks were very unfavorable last week. About three inches of snow fell early in the week, but speedily melted and then the ground froze. The result was that Btill hunting was practically out of the question, as the deer could hear a man walking through the woods a long distance away. Was Born in Carthage. ., Stevie D. Pratt, who was born in Carthage in 1872, died October 21st at Los Angeles, Cal. He was a son of Hon. S. R. Pratt, who practiced law in Carthage was also at one time edi- tor and publisher of the Carthage Re publican. Stevie Pratt removed to. Denver, Colo., with his. parents and when 16 years of age began a very sue-, cessfui business career. He amassed quite a fortune and stood among Den- ver's most reliable business men. In August, accompanied by his wife, he took an extensive tour, visiting the ex* position at Seattle; San Jose, Cal., where he visited Mrs. C. M. Tbomp* son; and Ocean Beach Park, where he was taken ill. His father reached his bedside just before he expired. He leaves a wife and two sons. ,-• Vf A . £ \i^fe • 'J-^-'Vi^.j :--=m! w Artz—To Bora. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Artz, of Lowville, November 7,1909, a daughter. ^Donnelly—To Mr. and Mrs. James J. Donnelly, of Lowville, November 5, 1909, a son. —Rev. Smith W. Brown, whom Bishop McDowell recently appointed superintendent of the_ Watertown die- tfictof tfie \Northern New~York colw ference of the Methodist Episcopal church, to fill the vacancy caused- by the death of Rev. Myron G. Seymour, has arrived in Watertown and taken up the duties of hin new position?—reliev- ing Rev.'A. C. Danforth, who has been discharging the duties of district superintendent for several months under a temporary appointment. M. P. Mason's Will. . The will of the late M. P. Mason, of- Carthage, which has been filed for pro- •». bate with the surrogate, estimates the. personal estate to aggregate $20,000 inH vaule and the same amount in real property, making a total valuation of $40,000. The will, bearing the date of : December 7, lyO7, and witnessed by Fred W. Coburn and O. H. Brsman, names the widow, Hattie M. Mason, and the son, M. Clinton Mason, execu- tors. There are three public bequests. The First Presbyterian church of Carthage is given $2,000 and the Fair- view cemetery $2,000. The sum of $1,000 is left the Hasaman Mills ceme- tery near Amsterdam, where Mr. Mrson's parents are buried. The most of the property is left the widow and son, Mr. Mason owned large real estate holdings, including parcels in Chicago, Minneapolis.and in Utah and the northwest. The following bequests are made: $2,000 each to Mrs. Carrie Brewater or her husband, John H. Breweter; Mrs. Emogene Waite or her son,. Arthur.; Mrs. Minnie Johnson or her son, Carl- ton. To Frank P. Phillips or his heirs, MiBB Grace Phillips, Mrs. Emory Pen- nock or her son, _William, Mrs. Ruth DTckerman or~her Bbnr^h^fTyT~Nm~ Cora Phillips, James H. Mason, ot Michigan City. Ind., Mrs. Etta Samco and Miss Susie Baker is bequeathed $1,000 each. At keaj'a, Eaiton Street. Roses, carnations and a large variety of plants. Funeral designs a specalty. Phone 23b. 32tf \St?\ is. •>f^-- M

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