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The Katonah times. (Katonah, N.Y.) 1878-1911, February 05, 1909, Image 2

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The Katonah Times W. II <;i!AMUKHI,.MN, KIUTOK AN D I'UOI'HIKTOK Published &ery Friday Afternoon Thre e Months, 40c. Subscriptions: On e year, J-i 50 Six Months, 75c Single Copies, 5c. Advertisin g Kates on Application . I'AYABMi INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE ' Kntered at the Katona h Post Onice as Second Clas s Matter . A Local Republican Ncn>^paper 'DeOoted to the Interests of Westchester County He N'l.W S ITEMS MillrJtud ComintinlcutiotiK Intondf l for [>ul>lmUioi> imi*t licnr nnniu iinrt iiililrmN offende r I be rijlitto reject or edit iiuhilciilioiu b> rcsi-rvpd liy the I'ulillahci FRIDAY, FEBRUARY -1. 1000. NOW IS THE APPOINTED TIME. The \panic\ is now officially over, hut the advantages it to the small investor are at their height. As Footi as the weather permits should he the cause material is cheap and lahor is cheap heen for years, or will he for years brought to and /unshed, is down from and metal lath and price . time to build, be- cheaper than they ha\e come. Lumber, both rough en to twenty per cetrtq-emiwut-is -loAvar in reinforcement irons for concrete work are brav- de- A RECORD OF OLD COUNTY NAMES. *Gaken from the Moss Covered Stones of South SalerfrChurchyard, -and - - Printed in a {T}ook- , I j. A transcript of quaint oldbpituphs, graven bnthestonesof the bid South Salem churchyard wherein, for more thun M century, the forefathers of the community were buried, has just been issued in book form by the Horse and Houud. It is full of gen- eolgic data gathered with painstuk- care from graves that in many cases are almost obliterated by time and the elements. It is not possible t o learn when the churchyard was firstusedfor burials. The earliest stones are so badly worn by the weather that their inscriptions are illegible. Probably one of the first cut stones is that on the grave of Mary, wife of Nathan Northrop, and bearing the name and address of the maker. This was probably brought from Newark, N. J., by ves­ sel to Norwalk, Conn., and then on a reduced. Throughout Westchester the far-sighted investors arc mg the weather to take advantage of the prices due to the recent liression Not only are the builders benefiting by their own activity, hut the lumber yards and factories are being relieved of the pressure of their stocks, the idle body of laborers is receiving employment, money is coming into circulation; all of which tends toward the general prosperity of the community. Katonah has done her share of the good work: some building is going on and more is in contemplation. —ff-—| you are going to build, if you are looking for an investment for surplus capital, Bl'ILD NOW. We venture to predict that the coming spring will show such acti\ ity in construction work that the present low prices will not hold throughout the summer. JiUILI) NOW. THE NATIONAL GUARD AND THE COUNTRY DISTRICTS. Mr. George W. Mead has introduced in the Assembly an act for an appropriation for the erection of a State armory at White Plains. This bill is one that bears directly upon the interests of not only of White Plains and the immediate vicinity, hut of the country at largo. With our standing army at an admittedly low figure, and a thorough comprehension of the conditions of modern warfare, under which no mere personal bravery or initiative in the ranks can possibly take the place of efficient training, it is not necessary to discuss the im­ portance of jthc National Guard, and any legislation tending toward in­ creased efficiency in the Militia is a step in the right direction. In the larger cities the various regiments obtain recruits from a large and varied field, hut an infusion of ney blood from the surrounding coun­ try districts would be of immeasurable advantage to the service. Un­ fortunately the average young men of the countryside, from whom- the Guard should draw a good percentage of its rank and file, can afford neither the time nor money for a weekly trip to the nearest city. The Guard needs the young men of the smaller villages, and the men themselves would undoubtedly he greatly benefitted by the disciplinary and broadening influence of the Guard, therefore an act such as Mr. Mead's, which brings the militia in closer touch with the country districts, should receive the hearty support of every thinking citizen. otes otW« tabli busirv crary, ubhean leadeil is soon to es- nut and bolt Ind. The co8t of freight to the west will be overcome in this manner. Mr. Ward is the greatest manufacturer of bolts and nuts in this country and one of the leading manufacturers in the United States. The resolution to give George T. Burling, county treasurer, a confi- . dentiafc^k^«.tJI\f ^BC >o ~ T<VV-.««*«- .finaktetffely (Jala oV »r. TheJ county treararer wrll probably be obliged to continue paying his clerk out of his own salary. Here follow some of the epitaphs relating to the ancestors of people well known in this vicinity. SOLOMON BENEDICT Dec. 9, 177G April 0. 180,'J Abigail, His Wife Dec. 2, 177a ~* ' June 5, 1799 (Solomon Benedict, killed in u Raw-mill, wax urn-rotor of some of the Benedict--, Hull*, Weostei-s, etc ) In Memory of STEPHEN GILBERT Esq who died June. 25th 1884 Aged 81 years, 10 mo and 20 days (Ancestor of some of the Howes, Todds, Meads, utc.) In Memory of Capt JACOB HULL who died March 11, 1857 in the 75 year of his age (Ancestor of Hull family.) LEBBEUS MEAD died. July 1, 1814, AE (54 years 11 mo «fc 0 days. ^, tfiavolutiomu -y x*A&VX f °r'lend <m road near Wilton after the EaTO* oT TCiTgF tjpl'l, hut, i -Pf -nvi-i -.-il 11111I livMil mitny yuars. Ancestor of brum h of the Hoyt, Pardee aud Mead fuiuilir-. I Sacred t o the Memory of NATHAN ROCKWELL, Esq who deceased April 14th, A D 180,') Aged Go Years On this occasion the langnuRe of encomium mif>ht lie highly appropriate, sutlli-e- it only to <>i>serve thu faithfulness & integrity in the discharge of the several iniporUuiM)IHces with which his country had long invested him, conjoined to ail umialilt- deportment in private Life rendered him a valuable memlx-r of community, ami endeared him tohis numerous acquaintances. During his Life the Patriot the professional Christian and the practical moralist were presented with apnttorn highl} worth v their emulation O Cruel Death! neither the love of ones country, nor piety nor swet'tuesn of maniici-s, nor tho lnvu of friends nor the most splendid faculties of Body or Mind can avail against thy trails ' (Revolutionary soldier) VIGILANCE IS NEEDED \If you were an obscure subordi­ nate in the Department of Agricul­ ture or the Department of Justice, if you fiad no nfdttve to proceed against a swindling patent medicine or an adulterated food exeppt your own conscience, if your tirst move met with personal protest from the Congressmen who controlled your salary, your promotion and your of­ ficial existence, how soon would you grow tired? The enforcement of the Pure Food law needs all the encour­ agement and enthusiasm that tne public can contribute; there is no trouble about the enthusiasm of the opposition—that is a matter of dol­ lars and cents and it is working twenty-four hours a da v.\ —Collier> Weekly In Memory of JAMES CONKLIN who died Oct. 6,180G Aged 57 years. (One of the early settlere and greatgrand­ father of A. M. VanTassell, of Katonuh.) Our Father The Grave of JASON KELLOGG who di«d Nov. 9, 1860, aged G9 years 11 mo & 7 das. (Grandfather of Heujy W. Kellogg, Katonah.) THE LOCAL PAPER AND THE ADVERTISER Henry R. Barrett has been ap­ pointed counsel to the Good Roads Committee, which is corapososed of Captain John Jenkins. I. Howard Iv'.nch and Peter Cuneen. After futile discussion the jury in the cuse of George Edwards, the Yonkers sporting man accused of grand larceny, was dischurgod, as they were unable to come to an ugreeineut The Westi henk'r County Bar Asso­ ciation will hold its annual meeting on the second Tuesday in February .it. the Co*:rt house Officers will be elected and 1 oinmitti'cs appointed It is expected that Surrogate Frank \ Millard will again be chosen as pi.-aideiit Among other important business will hp the appointment of .1 banquet committi-p of W Inle I'lains. .f the Distri. I At- nppointpd Deputy of tho Surrogate, - succee d \ \ 1II1.1111 C Dui 'U. who has • n appointed Transfer Tax Ap- -uisor in the same office Frank 1. Clarke ( lei I- III t lie iitlil i' torney. ha s been I lerk in tl\' office 1 Chairman Edward Forsytbc at n m j i 'titig of the Board of Supervisors on Monday, under a resolution of­ fered by S\i[ ervisor Ffarrington M. Tl ompson. appointe I the following special committee to co-operate with tV Hudson-Fulton Commission and represent Westchester county in the great celebration t o take place next September ^ Supervisors Charles D. Millard, of Greenburgh,-chairman: F. M. Thomp­ son, of White Plains, S. Fletcher Al­ ien. of-Cortlandt; William Welsh, of ' X'onkere: T. George Barnes, of Ch­ aining; John W. Bowron, of New Cabtle; James K Fuller, of Mount Vernon; Walter Berminghara.of New Rocbelle: Edwin F. Stud well, of Rye, John J. Sinnott, of Mount Pleasant, E. A. Forsytb, of Yonkers; H C. Merritt, of Eustchester, E. Percy Barrett, of Bedford. Jt is understand that an aroend- Tnent-wilt be made at tha^iext meet­ ing to acid another Itieiuwi a» nun 0 of the Supervisors are a bit supersti- TkusjO-bout serving on a committee of thirteen. The local paper has a field of its own. It is the most closely read of all papers. As I have said, the advertising value of a newspaper is in propor­ tion t o the \buying\ capacity of its readers. Progressive and rather prosperous people do the bying. Therefore the local paper should in­ still in the minds of its readers that \move along\ spirit which stands for local improvement and progress in every liu* of effort. An energetic, wide-awake paper attracts readers who do thiugs. It influences them to buy more and merchandise of better quality. It induces them to dress better, to live better and to be better. The reader's intense interest in the news section is unconsciously shifted to the ndvertisempntsas well A lazv. careless sort of paper makes stupid-readers who care nothing for better ways of 'iving A good paper is the moving spirit in the town in which it is published. The local paper thuf has a repnta tion for truthful statements, that is honest with its readers and fearless in its attitude toward everything that opposes the public \rood that stands for clean government and 111- telectual and niorul progress in the community, wins the confidence of its renders. Such confidence ex­ tends to the advertisements as well. Truthfulness is the first requisite of a good advertisement. Readers are likely to believe an advertiser's state­ ment if they can rely on the news features of the paper Public confi­ dence is the greatest essential for a business suocess. It is the adverti­ ser's most prized asset —Ameriran Prexx Health Cornmisefioner'Darlrogton planned a novel way to find out all that is knowable ou how cheap clean milk can best be supplied to the New York market. He went right to headquarters for his inforrnajioji in this wise. He offered tho farmer who should write the best essay on the subject two fancy cows, with un­ blemished records, as a prize. It ap­ pears that Messers James Speyer and Archibald Huntington are to give the cows, though the idea of this novel composition originated with the Commissioner. We now wait to hear the result. Tel. Connection Contracting In All Branches CONTRACTOR, Mount Vernon, N.Y. Macadamized Roads a Specialty Westchester County cannot afford to stand for the exemption of New York's watershed property in this county. Between its water supply holdings and the location of its in­ stitutions of charity in this locality, pretty soon there will be no property left to pay our local taxes. — 117/i/f Phiina Arijii* A. S. , U KitY— Dyeing and Cleaning, Ajrent for Stnten Island Dyeing Es­ tablishment. PRIXTJ.YCr DOM'J at short notice and at reason able rates-hij the \Times\ PrinI. Telcphon c, 12-1 L -0. Katonah. It AILW AY C( )NST1U TTICN, i.AN DSC ATE, EST AT V. IMPROVEMENT. SEWERS. Our Lines are ready at all times for, your in­ spection. FURN I TU RE Second Floor devoted to display of stock. ~. Sanitaria 111111)11 Sheet Metal Tin Work, Roofing and Jobbing, Gas Fitting. ELECTRICAL WORK IN ALI^ ITS BRANCHES. GASOLENE ENGINES INSTALLED AND REPAIRED Hot Water, Steam -arid Hot Air Heating Telephone 19W. j MOUNT KISCO, - - - N.Y. Bargains in Used Cars! 1Q06 Maxwell Rimnhmir,, nvrrhttnlnfl, roptiinfrpri and in firbt-class condition $325 1906 Ford Runabout, full lamp equipment, rum­ ble scat, excellent condition 300 1906.Maxwell two cylinder touring ear, now be­ ing painted and overhauled 500 1907 Maxwell, two cylinder touring car now being painted and overhauled 600 1907 Maxwell, two cylinder touring car, over­ hauled, repainted, in lirst-class condition 700 1907 Maxwell two cylinder runabout 400 1908 Northern 2 cylinder touring with top, full lamp equipment, now being, overhauled .. 900 1908 Maxwell Roadster, four cylinder, 24 H. P. full lamp equipment, Warner Speedometer 1200 1908 Maxwell, four cylinder 24 H. P. touring ear with top and full lamp equipment.... 1300 1908 Premier touring car with top, 30 H.P., lamps, wind shield, Warner Speedometer and Magneto, overhauled and painted..... 1200 1908 Premier touring car with top, 4 cylinder, 24 H. P., wind shield, full lamp eqtiip- ment, just overhauled and repainted 1 All the above cars, like other used cars sold b'y us, will be guaranteed the same as new ones. We do all branches Upholstering. of Shades and Shading. Carpets and Rugs. Linoleums, Plain, Inlaid, Printed. Wall Papers and Room Mouldings. We do Picture Framing. Write or Telephone. for Estimates. We are at your service. BARRETT'S 4 Mamaroneck Ave. GARAGE, WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. YOUR P LTU M B I I>I Docs it need any wpaing ? We will endeavor to please you. Let us estimate on any work you may have. H. L. MERRITT - Katonah TWO QUESTION first Second ©o You Receive the JKCaximum Return Compatible toilh 'Perfect Safety? Brick Pavingf, Concrete and Stone Construction. ELECTRIC LIGHTS AT TEN CENTS PER K.W.H Hoyt Brothers Co. Katonah. Everlasting Notwithstanding slorieH to the contrary, we wish to in­ form our patrons and friends. . also wood-be users, of electric lights, that we have no inten­ tion of leaving Katonah and its vicinity, but are there to stav. The story that we am to withdraw, is absolutely false, as it is our ambition to please and t o do so at a fair figure Respectfully. (J1JU JUENGST&SONS Fit and Shape No more need-4#> content yourself with clothes that look fashionable only when new. This season you can buy \a fall suit or overcoat that will look as shapely as when new, six months after you wear it. a garment that will retain the same snappy lines, broad shoulders and snug front that the tailor put in it before it left the workshop. That is the feature of Royal Tailor clothes. This great organization of Chicago and New York puts a legal guaranty into the pocket of every garment it makes, guaranteeingitto hold its flt and sbyle until worn out, Do you need to gamble with the clothes proposition when you can get an absolute guarantee like this ? Come in and look through our 500 All Pure Wool sample pattern. All Pure Wool, note you.for there is not. a thread of cotton in the whole Royal line. Wool, and Wool exclusively. W. V. FOOTE J* Dealer in Royal Tailoring and Jt \The Shape That Won't Come Out. MOUNT KISCO, - N. Y \A Small Sized Mortgage Paying 5 Per Cent. Net.** Westchester & Bronx Title & Mortgage Guaranty Company - NEW YORK WHITE PLAINS BRANCH 22 Getty Square, Yonkers. OFFICES : 55 Lawton Street, New Roehelle. Elliott & flayne age 'Peposltoi'y Business and Pleasure Wagons VANS FOR MOVING FURNITURE - li.urnbej*, Goal apd - Bulldipg JVIaterJal KATONAH, N. Y.

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