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The Katonah times. (Katonah, N.Y.) 1878-1911, March 26, 1909, Image 5

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Latest News of Croton Kalis Mrs. Benedict recently spent a week in Daiibury, visiting friends. Mrs. Fred Purdy has been visiting her Bister, Mrs. Keeler, in New York this' week. Mrs. 0. H. Clark, who has been so ' ill for .a number of weeks past, is improving slowly ^_ Mrs. J«hn Fisher* who. underwent an opperation for appendicitis at the Mt. St. Vincent Hospital recently, re« turns to-day Mr. George Forschncr,. who was taken to the Presbyterian Hospital lu New York, to bo treated for ulcer­ ation of the stomach, is doing nicely Mrs Augustus .Tuengst, who has been ill fo r some time with appen­ dicitis is now well enough to be out. Gilmore Hill was .the scene of quite a conflagration, about mid-uight Fri­ day, when the stable, formerly be­ longing to Billy Gilmore, burned to the ground. At the time the fire was discovered, the doors of the building were open and one of the, horses stood nearby partly harnessed The rause of the fire is unknown, but it is suspected that someone was trying to steal the horses and accidentally started the blaze The ma\ny friends of Victor H. Mil­ ler, who resided in this village at one time, but who is now the City Ed­ itor of the While Plains Daily He cord, will be interested to learn that hi' lias been elected president of the White Plains Base Ball Association. Mr Miller has always taken great interest in baseball in the county seat .Hid at om time was considered one ol the crack players He was also ;i member of the Croton Falls team where ho was well known on the di- .unond. The White Plains club will I)\' a paid one this year, and it will be one of the fastest teams over turn i\i out in this county Dr. Albert It Cowner On Wednesday nearly all of the south side of Gilmore Hill was burned over by running fires among - the I leaves. As the flames reached 'the' top of the hill there was some dan­ ger to the buildings, located/ there, and at the' present writing a number of men are busily* engaged fighting their further advance Charles W Grlffen is employed as an elec.trlcian in Russell, Burdsell & Ward's Bolt and nut Factory at Port- ch ester J Edward Delanev is employed at « * Uctcrinarian Office at Residence ol F. H. Lent. KATONAH, . . N. Y. Tel. 1-y-l Mr. J. H Moses was the recipient of a surprise party, on Tuesday even­ ing, when he celebrated the 60th an­ niversary of his birth. The teachers of the Presbyterian Sunday School of which Mr. ptoses has been the superintendent for many years, togeth­ er wk.hr their pastor, the Rev. R P. Gibson, met at the parsonage about six o'clock in the evening and pro­ ceeded to the house of Mr Moses, who was genuinely surprised at the sudden visitation of his official family Refreshments were served by Mrs. Moses, who had arranged the party, after which the evening was enliven­ ed by music, speeches and a general jollification Miss Ethel Moses, who has become a very fine musician, de­ lighted the company with her piano playing, exhibiting not only a splen- •ded technique, but also deep musical feeling and skillful interpretation. A book, entitled\ The Modern Read er's Bible\ was presented to Mr Mos os by the guests Mr and Mrs Henry Westcott, of Brewster, were itl town on Tuesdaj The Mission Study Class will meet at the home of Miss Abranis next week on Tuesday e\ening at 8 o'clock A social unci business meeting of the V P S C E of the Pn-sbyterian Church will bo held ;it the home of Mrs Albert Chaniberlin on Friday e\ening, March 26th The auction which was acl\ertis»d to bo held at the home of Mrs. May Stockton on Thursday of this week has been postponed until Saturday. March 27th. at lu A M The subject of the Re\ M Hunters sermon at the Baptist Church next Sunday; will be \After Pentecost — What'\ In the evening the theme After a long rest, Dr P U Hitch­ cock has started up his automobile again Mrs Hitchcock, who has not yet entirely recovered from the effects of her accident, has so far improved that she is able to go out The hillsides about the village this week have presented a brilliant spect­ acle On Wednesday afternoon,\Ben Brown's ' hill was sparkling with curl­ ing, wreathing tongues of flame which were feeding on the dry leaves as they crept up the slope. The rain during Hie following day was\ quite opportune and saved much labor in extinguishing the fires Fleishmann'sMfg. Co , as an Engineer A social club of Yorktown Heights heid a danco at Tompkin's Hall 1 on Monday evening. • »** Slosson's Bakery caught fire early Sunday morning. Charles Crawford, with the help of a few others exting­ uished it. The fire is thongfit to b<- the work of an inclndiary The Fire Engine Company had ;i meeting at Tompkin's Hall Tuesday evening which was well attended TlTerc are over 40 members on th< rolls.- $206 00 was paid to the Treas­ urer at the meeting. A hand engine 300 feet of hose, etc were ordered and an adjounment was taken to next Tuesday evening. The Granite Spring Water Co n cords a mortgage of 1300,000. also ;i Deed of Trust to the Mercantile Trust Co of N .1 for $300,000, $10o <)00 of which has been advanced at 6 per cent interest The Annual*meeting of the York town Heights Sub-committee of th- District Nursing Association will be held with Mrs Jacob Mekeel oil Tuesday, MJroh 30th. at 3 o'clock I The report of Miss Whorry. the Dist j rict Nurse for February is as follows , Visits paid . r >4 • Yorktown Heights •> : Crompond I On duty five nights i Money collected. . . 530.00 ] Mrs C. A. Bush ell. Secretary i South Salem Mr. T L. Van Norden has recently purchased from Charles Webster a chest of drawers, originally belonging in the old house which stood south of this village, in which Major Andre was kept a prisoner after IIIB capture Mr. Van Norden also has in his possession the chair In which Andre sat when he wrote the letter to Wash ington, disclosing his ldn»tttv Tel. Company - us Tel. W. H. Clark - U W. H. CLARK of Hoyf Brothers Company funeral Directors art Licensed eaMntri, KATONAH, N. Y. —t , W. H. CLARK, Residence. Bedford Road, Katonah, N.Y. •» B oi>nffi *.>.-i \ J, San!th Clark* Bedford Station Branch Of flees. | store> DeWltt Benedict. Croton rails TP* X Croton Falls Hardware Store * Full line of Oliver Chilled Plows, £| Disc, Acme and Spring Tooth Harrows 4uNew Seeds,. TJmoJJiy, Clover, Red Top, Lawn J ~§* Gra ss, Garden Seeds, Bulk andT Packages. 4» Full line of American Wire Fence, Barb Wire and Poultry Netting. i . I III. 6. JMaittt om w>, n. y. pi LAMBERT 30. COME AND SEE IT No Gear to Grind out The Safest and Easiest Car to Manage The Nicest and Best Car Built for the Price Model Al 3 passenger 20 H.P. 95in. Wheelbase $800 30 5 \ 28 \ llOiin. \ 1250 19 5 44 40 44 117in. 44 1750 \ 2B7 44 40 44 106in. 44 2000 GRten BROS. GOCDtnS BRTDG& The Horse and Hound, which will open for the Summer on May first will be In charge of Mrs W Browse Bedford Station It is with sincere pleasure thai we mention the return to our midst of Miss Susie Griffin, who has been spending several months with a sick relative in an adjoining village For the past three Sundays. Miss Griffin has occupied her accustomed pew in the Methodist Church where she was warmly greeted by Pastor and friends particularly the officers of the Sun­ day School, and the members of her large Sunday School class who have sadly missed her during her absence and ga\e her a cordial welcome home Cross Riper Mrs. B. L. Kaiser, President of the Ladies Aid Society of the M. E. Church, desires to thank all who con­ tributed so largely to the success of their late social-- financially and otherwise. Mrs. Kaiser requests that it be not forgotten that the proceeds were devoted to improving the church PURSUANT TO AN ORDER of Hon - FRANK V MILLARD. Surro j gate of the C'ountv of Westchester NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, according to law, to all persons ha'v ing claims against GEORGE \V. MAT THEWS, late of the\ TOWX of SOM ERS. in said County, deceased, to pre sent the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the undersigned. Execut­ ors of the LAST WILL AND TEST­ AMENT of the said deceased, at tin- office of Andrew J Mathews. Miles Building. White Plains.* N Y on or before the 15th day of. Octoher.A.D 1900. Dated this 2\>th day of March A D. 1900 ANDREW J. MATHEWS GEORGE T. MATHEWS Executors. Strang, Sawyer & Taylor, Att'ys for Executors, White Plains, N. Y. H ANQING UP IN OUR CHILL ROOM TM H)Mft Prime ttJbf^ are of allktnd*, &tfift*'<#£J$u4pand ducks. Prices as low as'tbe Best can be sold. JOSEPH KATONAH BRADY :-: N . Y. OBITUARY GEORGE H. ROBINSON Died at' Bedford Station mi Thurs- d.i> morning. March :T>tli George H Robinson, late of 11 Ti rrn e Avenue. Wli'te Plains The funeral will l>< at the home ol his mother-in-law .Mrs Coles Tomp '.ins. Bedford Station on Saturdaj. Mai ill 27th. ai 11 :u> \ M Mr Robinson was a member of Meridan Lodge. F K- \ M and also • if the Odd Fellows Lodge of Mert- <!• n. Conn His home lodge and those of .Mt Kisco and \\ lilte .Plains are invited to attend The burial will at Faiiwew Cemetery. Chappaqua Golden $ Bridge Master Simeon Brady has been ill for the past week. Mrs. F Ferguson is entertaining he 'Uother for a time. Mrs. E. Washburn spent Sunday >- ih her son In Katonah. Mrs T Welch entertained friends tl -s week The tickets for the Goldens Bridge • lection of Fire Commissioners are ready to go before the voters. The candidates are named for the term of three years, beginning on the 1st day of April,\ 1909 and- ending on the £1st day of March, 1912. On one side they are as follows Charles L. Hunt, 'ileb C. Green, George S Ballard, arid Jennings, John 3. Merrltt and noma* CaUsftto;. ; w. t . T&HMmiMfofr. XtffeSfc Was. thejkoh 'flowing tiktmv 'tt. 'H. Voris, Richard ifellog, George S.- Ballard. Prank Grad> John B. Merrltt and Charles M. Eggloston. Owing to Increasing demands for space advertisers are re­ quested to have their copy at this olflce by the Wednesday evening previous to the day ol publication (Friday). groundX Mrs Isaac Purdy has been visiting Mrs Fred Piatt, this week Henry Ka?iser is fast bringing to completion the mjny repairs which he is makingi on the housd of Mrs. Wilbur Hunt, which was moved from the City property. M. II. Webb is putting in the plumbing Mention was made, last week of the fact that Mrs. S B Miller had rent­ ed part of her house but did not men­ tion that the Ayers property had also been rented Mr K S. Folsoin, of Katonah, who was in Cross River to photograph Mr. Law's farm and Mrs W. H RusBell's property, brought Mrs Folsom with him and the two spent a portion of the day \lsiting Mrs William Moore. Although two days were taken up in W 'II De Forrest's auction sale there were several 'things not dis­ posed of for lack of time. I)r Bailey and Dr Walker have de­ cided to occupy their residences from May first for the entire Summer Lively times are expected in Cross River during the coming Summer, as a '-great demand for property in the higher sections lias already commenc­ ed Many New Yorkers are looking lor purchases. Mr Doherty foreman for Mr Trues dell now residing on the Kite-hie Farm, will move to another house on the first of April Chicken thieves have appeared in this neighborhood Mr George Ayers had a number of his best laying hens taken on last Wednesday night yorktown heights County Notes Supreme Court Justice Joseph Mor- schauser has signed an order whlcn paves the way for J. Addison Young to issue receiver certificates for $100, 000 for the purchase of new cars to be run on the Tarrytown. White Plains and Mamaroneck Railway lines The new cars win De-known as \Pay as you enter\ and will be similar to those in operation in Manhattan. Thirty-five housesmiths aud! sheet- metal workers, employed on the White Plains court house, went on strike, owing to a disagreement over which of the two unions should put in the -steel filing cases. The sheet-metal workers claim that the putting up of the filing cases la their business, and the housesmiths say that it is theirs. The matter was put up to the building committee of the new court house and the committee held a meet­ ing and declined to interfere between the two unions. Consequently the men belonging to both unions quit, leaving only the cabinet workers and steam fitters at work. O. H. CLARK, TKL. 1IS -Y-6 CROTON FALLS. N. V . A S. AVERY, TsL. 131 KATONAH. N Y . ARTHUR S. AVERY FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND LICENSED EMBALMER MODERN EQUIPMENT - COMPETENT SERVICE CROTON FALLS N. Y. CALLS MAY B E LEFT DAY OR NIGHT AT OFFICE OR RESIDENCE OF O. H. CLARK AND WILL RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION ^p >ccc6C6ece6cccccecccci NEW HOUSE FURNISHINGS The time for renovating and remodeling the house is at hand. We have just received a new stock of Floor Coverings, Carpets, Mattings, Linoleums and Rugs. We have also a nice line of Iron Enamel Bedsteads, Bed- springs, Hattresses and Pil­ lows. Chairs for all the rooms and other furniture. Remember also the other lines we carry, Dry Goods Hen's Furnishings, Groceries, Hardware and Crockery. DE WITT BEJ1EDIGT, Croton FaUs Purdys station First Class Tonsorial Parlors. Joseph Sanflippo Purdys Station,N.Y Open every day in the week until 8PM- Saturdays until 10 P M. Ladies Shampoo. *** M i m 111111 i\H»» STANDARD OIL 10c. per gal. If you are not Batisfied with J the quality of your Kerosene Oil try a gallon of the Stand- ard Oil COH'. Oil. As far as the X quality iaf concerned we could Z gep 15c. ^aayj.bnt being: under $ Price goo^Ajril lit. * J H. B. DEACON. The Yonkers fire brigade devoted all its energies to putting out a brush fire that stretehed from the Empire City race track to Kimball avenue. -Monday afternoon, embracing an area of from eight to ten acres, in which were situated ten frame dwelling houses. Four engine companies were working constantly from midday until IS 30 o'clock before the last vestigo of the blaze was out, using more than 2000 feet of hose Monday witnessed the start of the campaign for the prevention of tuber- cluosis in Yonkers, under the Joint auspices of the State Department of Health, the Stne Charities Aid As­ sociation and the Yonkers Sanitary League The tubercluosis exhibition of the Stae Department was shown in the Armory of Co. G, W'averly St. T practical r aimer $ that's what we ari\ and if you once lot us do a job for you you will soon find it out without tho use of a telescope. Our- work is A-l and speaks for itself Give us a chance to figure on your next contract. -:- -:- Dealers la all kinds •( Wall Papers. Burlaps, etc. 1 George Klewellin KatonarT ^ * The proposed Open Sunday bill Is rousing opposition among the local clergy A meeting of the New York M. B. Church Ministerial Association was held Monday, at which over 1.000 clergymen were present, and strong resolutions were adopted condemning such a step. A committee of four were named as a delegation repres­ enting the Association before the Le­ gislature Committee at Albany and oppose the passage of suchi a law. Rev. Or Hite, of the Memorial M. K Church, of White Plains, was chair man of the delegation. JOHN P. PRO NAY, TAILOR AND ... Established rt Katbn.hjn 1W2 ' (Hi Yeart' Expmtnc*.) £\'5^\COVERED AND IVORY RIM W f_* * BUTTONS made by ma- w A chine in three sizes from • • your own material to match your woolens and dress goods. PncxiNO MACHINE work done in 3 cuts. Jobbing. Repairing:, P'ain, Preach and Dry Cleaning, Pressing in all its branches, , . SPECIALIST in remodeling old style Furs into the latest styles, at. ffjach lower prices than any fashionable city furrier. Old Purs taken in exchange for new. New Furs in stock to order. Will dispose of your old Furs if so desired Furs taken in storage for the svmtnar season, and insured against mofks and fire. Old Fnrs dyed over are greatly improved Will pay good prices for wild raw furs in their season. Work­ manship the best, much better than elsewhere, Prices reasonable and the lowest pos­ sible. Try a small order and be con­ vinced that at onr workrooms only the best Tailor and Furrier work is done. a a a a a ar a a a a a a a 1909 W. B. ADAMS & SON Spring Goods, \ = We have just received a ikjll line of the Syra­ cuse Chilled Plow Company's Plows, Har­ rows, Scrapers and Wheelbarrows. These are all set up in our show room and we would be glad to have prospective buyers call and examine. On March 15th we will receive our stock of Clover, Timothy, Alfalfa, Alsyke, Red Top and Lawn Grass. We purchase outfield seeds from the Albert Dickermon Seed Co. That fact is evidence that they are the best. -- We will also receive a Car of Montana Seed Oats, recleahed and free from foul seeds. This seed grew oats last year that weighed 381bs. per bushel, undipped. They cost a little n*ore but produce results. Sample and price on application. Will have all the best varieties and guarantee them true to name. Large assortment of Garden and Field Tools, Poultry Netting and American Fencing. W. B. ADAHS & SON, Bedford Station, - N. Y. it 11 H U

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