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MIM THEY WERE IN MIDDLETOWN --- ^ --- Men Charged With Robbing White Lake Postoffice Assert Innocence. MIDDLETOWNERS SUBPOENAED UTiom Connors an d Donnolly Claifii They Saw in T l i a t City—^To he T ried in New Y o rk Shortly F o r B o b b ery. Thom as C o n n o rs and H u g h I>on- nelly, who were arrested a t Strouds- Iburg, Fa., a few weeks ago cliargecl with having ■blown open the safe in the postofiice at White La-ke, Sullivan county, in M ay 1st, will be placed on tria l in New Tork, shortly. The two m en are said to be well know n safe crackers and to have committed a number of crimes Sullivan and adjoining counties last sum m e r, including th e burglarizing of the Loch Sheldrake postoffice. T h e ir arrest a t S tr o u d s b u rg w a s b ro u g h t ab o u t by Fostoffice Inspector M. C. Duryea, of M onticello. The la t t e r happened to be a t his hom e a t th e tim e th e W h ite L a k e postoffice w a s cracked an d h e took up the tra i l of th e cracksm e n an d followed th e m until several m o n ths later landed C o n n o rs and D o n n elly S troudsburg and accused them of be­ ing th e m en. The police of M iddletown were no­ tified th e day following th e W h ite L a k e robbery to he on th e lookout fo r th e cracksm e n an d th a t m o rning th e y picked up two um b rella m enders a t th e 'Summ it and took them h e a d q u a rters. They w e re th e men, C o n n o rs an d Donnelley. They were released fo r w a n t of evidence. Now It is understood th a t Connors and D o n n e lley claim th a t they are n o t guilty o f th e W h ite L a k e job en d th a t th e y w e re in M iddletown ■when it took place. They have asked th a t several persons be subpoenaed to testify th a t they w e re there th e day of th e robbery an d U n ited States D e p u ty M a rshal Jo h n Geb- h a r d t w a s in M iddletown Tuesday-' serving the papers. The w itnesses SI b p o enaed w e re C h ris Genegal and Mr. an d M rs. Jo h n Brock, whom the prisoners claim they saw w h en M iddletown. ------ ------------ OBITUARY. Francis A. R. Front. F rancis A lfred R ichardson Pronk, one of the b e s t know n residents of M iddletown, died a t his hom e a t 144 N o r th street, F riday m o rning a t 11.- SO, afte r a sh o rt illness of pneum o n ia. M r. P r o n k h a d not been able to be a t his business fo r the past th ree w eeks, having been indisposed. Thursday, D e cem b e r 7, he w e n t down town, b u t was forced to go back to his hom e, w h e re he w a s taken w ith a severe chill. H e took to his bed Im ­ m e d iately and pneum o n ia developed, from th e effects of w h ich h e died stated. Mr. P ro n k was bom on Decem b e r 15, 1842, m a k ing him 69 years of age H e w a s a son of the late C a p tain Jas. N. an d M rs. M ary Ellen (M o n d o n ) P ronk, an d was b o m in M iddletown, Where he had alw a y s m ade his hom e, w ith th e exception of a few years. iMr. P ro n k w a s a retail shoe sales­ m a n for Sam u el G ray in M iddle- tow n a t the tim e of his last illness. Mr. P ro n k was a candidate on the R epublican ticket for th e ofllce of m a y o r of the city in 1898, an d wais defeated by three votes by C h arles L. E l wood. On October 12. 1896, Mr. P ronk w a s united in m a rriage to Miss M ary C lark, of M iddletown, who survives him . Surviving are also two bro th e r s a n d th ree sisters: F e rris M. P ronk.of 'M iddletown; Devin N. Pronk, of Ton- ■kers; Mrs. Jam e s B. Carson, of M id­ dletow n ; Mrs. H iram Tate, of W a r- iwick, and Mrs. Nellie P. Crane, New Y o rk City. Jo h n B . P a rsells. PRESIDENT RECOMMENDS REDUGTIONl^. OETARIEE RATES ON WOOL AND WOOLENS Jo h n R u ssell P a rsells died a t the hom e of M rs. Ann E. G. Cuddeback, in H u g u e n o t on W e d n esday, Decem ­ b e r 13th, a t 5.20 p. m., a f te r a long Illness. H e w a s aged 62 years. /Mr. P a rsells w a s th e son of John en d Elizabeth Parsells, of W u rts- boTo, and was a descendant of Don G o n saulus, th e first w h ite settler of Sullivan county, N Y. Mr. Parsells entered the service of . th e E rie railroad a t th e age of 17 Years and fo r a num b e r of years w a s conductor on th e B a rkley b ran c h . L a t e r he was y a r d m a s ter a t IF , YOU ARE ILL from any disorder of the STOMACH, IIVEI or KIDNEYS^ or i f your bowels are inactive at times, or you should suffer from headaches, get a 50 cent bottle of SEVEN BARKS of your druggist. .If you are run down and don’t feel as young and chipper as you used to, give SEVEN BARKS a fair trial; it will purify your blood, clear your system and brain, and make life worth living. It is absolutely barmless, is highly palatable, and will not disturb the most delicate stomach. For sale at druggists at 50 cents per bottle. Don’t fail to try it. Address LYMAN BROWN, 68 M u ray SL,NewY«rk,NLY. ( By Associated ProsB.) W a shington, Dec. 20.— P resident T a f t sent to Congress today the long- aw a ited report of th e tat'iff board on schedule IC of the P a y n e tariff act, and tvith it a m essage recom m ending th a t the rates on wool and woolens be m a terially reduced. The rep o rt shows th a t th e existing duties on m a n y classes of wool anid wool m a n u factures are prohibitory and greatly in excess of the differ­ ence in th e cost of production here and abroad. The duties are so arrang-, ed as to keep out of th e United States entirely wools of finer quali­ ties w h ich if im p o rted m ight be used t*\ displace th e cheap substitutes now em ployed. President Taft calls attention to these points and- urges that a revis­ ion of the schedule he proceeded with at once. He characterizes th e rep o rt of the tariff board as the m o s t com p lete and exhaiustiVe statem e n t of a difficult and com p licated subject ever p re­ sented to a legislative body. He de­ clares it a m o n u m e n t to the th o r­ oughness, Industry, im p a rtiality and accuracy of the m en engaged in its m aking. H e also dwells w ith em p h a ­ sis upon the fact th a t the rep o rt is a unanim o u s one, and aserts the b e ­ lief th a t it will convince all of the wdsdom o f m a k ing th e tariff board perm a n e n t. N e ither the President nor the board proposes definite rates of duty, Mr. T a f t holding th a t the function of the board m e rely is to present find­ ings of fact on w h ich rates of duty m ay be fairly determ ined in the light of adequate knowledge and in ac- cord With the economic policy to he followed. P resident T a f t recom m ends th a t the proposed revision adhere U a protection based upon the differ­ ence in cost of production a t hom e and abroad. P ittston, Pa., and afterw a rd s cam e east and was yardmaster at New­ burgh. IMr. Parsells came to Huguenot 25 years ago and entered th e em ploy th e late Lewis Cuddeback. and sir th e d e a th of Mr. C u d d eback has been m a n a g e r of th e farm fo r th e fam ily. T h roughout his long life, he was an earnest stu d e n t of history and took g reat interest in political affairs. Mr. P a rsells is survived by two daughters, M rs. WSlliam C. Benz, of Oswego, and M rs. H a r r y Graff, of New York City, and by th ree b r o th ­ ers and two sisters, Jasp e r ParsellSj H a r r i e t t P a rsells, an d Mrs. J. E. Holmes, all of W u rtsboro; Jacob P a rsells, of Passaic, N. J., and W ill­ iam Parsells, of Ellenville. j M i ’ s . C a tlierine A. Pi'ice. Mrs. C a therine A. P rice died a t h e r hom e on Avenue K, n e a r T h ird street,, M atam o ras, a t 10,20 o'clock oni T h u rsday night, of h e a r t failure, af­ te r a sh o r t illness. She w a s aged 79' Deceased was born in Irelan d and cam e to the U n ited S tates a t th e age of five years. She settled in W ay- m a rt, W a y n e county, Pa., w h e re she lived until 20 years ago, w h e n she cam e to M a tam o ras. The death of h e r husband, George M. Price, oc­ curred 25 years ago. Mrs. P rice was a m e m b e r of H o p e C h u rch an d - th e Ladles’ C h ristian Union of M a tam o ras. T h e surviving relatives are th ree sons, H a rry P rice, of M a tam o ras ; W illiam T. Price, of Hood River, O r­ egon, and Lewis G. Price, o^ Galves­ ton Texas ; three daughters, Mrs. P. D. Lunny, of C arbondale, P a ,; Mrs. W a lter C a rr, of N o rristow n , Pa., and Mrs. T, L. M edland, of T rappe, Pa,; two b rothers, MEichael M u rphy, of W h ite Mills, P a ., and P e ter M u rphy, of P leasan t M o u n t, Pa. The fu n e ral was held a t the house in M a tam o ras a 10 o’clock on M o n d ay m o rning. Rev. W. L. K e t- n e r conducted th e services and th e body was tak e n on E rie train 267 a t 11.40 o’clock to W a y m a rt, P a ., fo r interm e n t in C a n a a n cem etery. M rs. N a thaniel IVIarsh. M rs. M ary E llen M arsh, widow of i Dr. N a thaniel M arsh, form e rly of® P o r t Jervis, died a t h e r hom e In M id­ dletown, suddenly on Tuesday a f te r ­ noon, a t 5 o’clock. F u n e ral services w e re held a t the late residence on T h u rsday m o rning a t 9 o’clock, and the interm e n t will be in th e fam ily plot a t Bloom ing- Rev. W. A. Chadwick. Wiord was received by friends this city M onday of th e death of the Rev. W a lter A. C h adw ick a t his hom e in Ocean Grove, N .J-, on S a t­ urday, Decem b e r 16th. H e was aged ab o u t 60 years. Mr. C h adw ick entered th e m inis­ try of the M e thodist Episcopal C h u rch in early life in t h e service of th e New York C o n ference and served pastorates as follows = 1872-1874, H illside an d R iverside; 1875-1876, Irvington; 1877-1879, C a rm e l; 1880- 1881, W a lton; 1882-188^4, C h e ster; 1885-1887, Coxsackie; 1888-1890, R h inebeck; 1891-1894, M o u n t Kisco; 1895, H u d son; 1896-1897, F ishkill; 1898-1903, P o r t Jervis; 1904-1906, Newton, N. J.; 1907-1909, Madison, N. J.; 1909-1911, (su p e rnum e rary). Ocean Grove, N. J. His first sermon in the Drew M. E. C h u rch in th is city w a s preached on E a s ter Sunday, A p ril 10, 1898, and, fo r five years, h e w a s th e faith f u l and beloved pastor of this church. The surviving relatives are his wife; three sons and a daughter. Mr. C h adw ick's fu n e ral w a s held on W e d n esday aftern o o n a t h is late Elome in Ocean Grove. Interment Thursday a t M t. C arm e l, N. Y. --- ^ --- Jam e s M cDonald. Jam e s M cDonald, a veteran of th e Civil W a r, and fo r m a n y years a -res­ ident of th e tow n of H ighland, Sulli­ van county, died a t h is hom e near B arryville a t 6.30 o’clock on Sunday m o rning, of a com p lication of diseas­ es, afte r a long illness. H e was aged 72 y ^ r s . The surviving relatives are his wife at home, and four daughters, M rs. Jam e s Powers, of New York City; Mrs. A lexander McCabe, M rs. C h e ster W illiam s and M rs. John Mc­ Donald, all of Brooklyn, N. Y. T h e funeral was held on Tu( day afternoon a t 1 o’clock, and' the in term e n t w a s a t N arrow sburg, N.Y. E u g e n e O. D ecker, Eugene C. D e cker died a t his hom e in Oakland, Dec. i7 th , a t 7 a, m., of B right’s disease, afte r a m o n th’s ill­ ness. H e w a s a stone cu tter by trade, Mr. D e c k e r is survived by his w ife and five children a t holme. The funeral was held on Tuesdi a t 1 o’clock a t the house; interm ei in Cuddebackville Cem etery. --- ^ --- Sfi Louisa Agues Smith. Louisa Agnes Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jo h n L. Smith, died at th e ir hom e, n e a r Glen Spey, a t 4 o’clock Tuesday morning, after a sh o rt illness, aged six years and ten m o n ths. ------ 4- ------- Thom a s Glonan. Thom a s Clonan, a form e r resident of P o r t Jervis, died in Chicago on November 30th, of h e a r t failure. He was aged 61 years. Deceased is survived by two daugh­ ters and two sons, all of Chicago. The death of Mrs. C lonan occurred in February, 1911, and the body was brought to P o r t Jervis last April and interred in Laurel Grove Ceme- --- ^ --- B e n jam in Stivers Goss, Sr. B e n jam in Stivers Coss, Sr„ a high­ ly respected resident of Trl-States, died a t his hom e. No. 12 B a rclay street, a t 8.27 o’clock on W e d n esday m o rning, a f te r an illness of two m o n ths of peritonitis, aged 76 years. Mr. Coss was born a t B ranchville, N. J., Novem b e r 30th, 1835 and was a son of A n d rew Coss and Tillie Stiv­ ers. H e w a s a farm e r by occupation. In Decem b er, 1860, h e was united in m a rriage to E lizabeth Ayers, of Beem ervllle, N. J. A b o u t 30 years ago they rem o v e d to Tri-States, w h e re he has lived a retired life. Those who survive Mr. Coss are his wife and two daughters, Stella, wife of Jo h n Stivers, of Beem e rville; Anna, wife of Joseph Ellison, of P o r t Jervis; fo u r sons, Anson, Benjam in, Jr., W a d e and Jesse Coss, all of this city; one brother, H o lton Coss, Colum b ia, N. J., and two sisters. Miss M a rguerite Coss and Mrs. M, Dilllson, both of Beem erville, and also by six grandchildren. The funeral will be held a t 9 o’clock on S a tu rd a y m o rning a t his late hom e on B a rclay street. Rev. W illard Conger will officiate. The body will be tak e n to B ranchville for interm e n t. F riends are requested to om it flowers. Mi-s. Jennie T Smith. Jennie T. Sm ith died a t h e r home. No. 17 M aple avenue, a t 6.30 o’clock W e d n esday m o rning, of a com p lica­ tion of diseases, afte r a sh o rt illness, aged 32 years. Mrs. S m ith w a s born in P o r t J e r ­ vis, M ay 10th, 1879, an d w a s the d a u g h ter of A n d rew Balm o s and P h o e b e M iddaugh. She had resided here all h e r life. On Novem b e r 26, 1903, she was united in m a rriage to OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQOOO F IR S T NATIONAL BANK:. P o r t Jervis, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1911. 7he reg u lar annual m e e ting of th e shareholders of th e F irst N a tional B a n k of P o r t Jervis for the election of D irectors will be held at Its hanking house on Tuesday, Jan . 9, 1912, at ten o’clock a. m. The polls will be open from ten to eleven o’clock a. m. FREDERICK B. POST, NATIONAL BANK of PO R T JE R V IS P o r t Jervis, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1911. The reg u lar annual m e -tin g of the stockholders of this b a n k fo r th e election of a B o ard of D irectore fo r th e ensuing y e a r will be held a t th e ir banking house on Tuesday, January 9, 1913. P o lls w in b e open from 10 a. m. to 1 a. m. E. F . MAPEfl. CMhier. Jo h n R. Sm ith, of B ingham ton. She was a m e m b e r of th e P resbyterian C h u rch. Those who survive h e r are h e r husband an d one daughter, R o sina M agdalene, aged 4 years; also h e r parents and three brothers, George Balmos, of Brooklyn; Leonard B a l­ mos, of P a tterson, and C h arles B al­ mos, of P o r t Jervis. The funeral will be held from h e r late hom e a t 10 o’clock on Saturday m o rning and a t 10.30 a t th e Tri- States C h apel. Rev. Sam u el Jones will officiate. The interm e n t will be in Laurel Grove Cem etery. Thom as M. PlnnCy. E rie Engineer Thom as M. Pinney died in the D e e rpark Sanitarium at 3.30 o’clock W e d n esday m o rning, fol­ lowing an operation. H e was aged 44 years. Deceased was born in South Salem, Westchester county, N. Y., and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Pin- r.ey. His early life -was spent in Mil­ ford, Pa., and for 24 years he was a resident of Port Jervis. For the past 18 years, he has been em p loyed in th e sei’vice of th e E rie railroad as a locomotive firem an and engineer on th e New Y o rk Division. Mr. Pinney was a m em b er of Divis­ ion N-o. 54, B rot‘he.rhood of Locom o ­ tive Engineers of this city, and was an excellent citizen, who was held in high esteem by the com m u n ity, his em p loyers an d associates. On F e b ru a ry 16th, 1897, he was m a rried to Miss M innie 'Snook, of P o r t Jervis. The surviving relatives are his wife, one daughter,, M ildred, and two sens, Arnold and George, and his m o ther, M rs. Sarah Pinney, at The funeral will 'be held a t the house, No. 2 Buckley street, a t two o ’clock on S a turday afternoon. Rev. Sam u el Jones will conduct the ser­ vices. The interm e n t will be in L a u r­ el Grove Cem etery. A lazy liver leads to chronic dys­ pepsia and constipation—w e akens th e whole system. Doan’s Regulets (25 cents per box) correct the liver, tone the stomach, cure constipation. An Out-of-Doors Boy WILL WELCOME Canadian S k e e s ~ $5-00 H o c k e y S k a tes ~ - 1m25 P o c k e t Flash Light - imSO P o c k e t C o m p a s s - 6 0 c , $1m25 C a m p Cooking Out f i t - $1-50 Single B a r r e l S h o t Gun - 5»00 Game T r a p s - $1-50 m d o x . up Remington H a m m e rless, Take Down R e p e a ting Rifle, 22 t^sim * ^ $ S - 5 0 ^cnAfi e/i (^. H o lid a y G ifts o f S ilverw a r e Silver is the first thought when considering gifts for any season or occasion. N o more graceful compliment can be extended than an offering of rich silver elegant in design, per­ fect in taste and in the newest shapes. xs TRIPLE 1847 ROGERS BROS. is the mark which represents the highest perfec­ tion in silver plate. With this imprint on every article you can buy ^Silber Plate that Wears** as safely as an expert. This stamp also guatf- 5 that each piece is perfect in artistic lesign and finish. Sold MERIDEN BRITANNIA CO. (InternationalSilver Co., Sucoe»»or.) M eriden, Conn. See My Stock Before You Purchase. My Prices Will be Appreciated. J. B. HAMILTON, Wagon and Harness Repository, 99 FRONT ST.. 56 JERSEY AVE., PORT JERVIS, N. Y. 0e300€XM2Cfi>CGC0GQO0QO000©0C«0€3€>0€5OC)C*00O0eO0O«K3€300C€>€30O JUST RECEIVED! A Full Line of BLANKETS MONTANA ROBES interlined with rubber FROM $3.00 TO $15.00 THEY ARE THE FINEST IN THE CITY. Thomas J. farly’s Holiday Announcement I wish to announce thai, as usual, my store is filled with a large, varied and carefully selected stock of Wines and Liquors for the Holiday Se.ason. This stock is composed of the most delicate W ines; also the old and aged Wines^ imported by myself, Pure Rye Whiskey matured and mellowed by the natural process of laying in the wood for ' years—no artificial aging about these goods; Wines and Liquors for the festal board and the sick room. I have selected my stock with discernment and discrimination with a regard to the pockets and pal­ ates of prospective purchasers of goods in this line. There is no larger stock of high-grade and All Grades of goods to be found in any liquor store in any city of this size in New York State. Sole Agent for Speer’s Non-AIcoboIic Pure Port Wine, recommended and prescribed by the leading authorities of this country. THOMAS J. CARTY, 32 Front Street. Port Jervis, N. Y ¥ k POINTERS FOR PURCHASERS! We built up our clothing business by giving Yalue to the men whose chief consideration is value. The men qf \I modest purse. We’ve never lost sight of the value of this reputation. So the mar: who buys our Suits and Overcoats at $12.00, $15.00, $18.00 and $20.00 today gets just as ^ good value, dollar for dollar, as the man who buys the S most expensive goods. And, of course, everything we sell is guaranteed to be satisfactory or money refunded. Overcoats, $10.00 to $75.00. Suits, - $10.00 to $35.00. Xmas shopping for boy’s and men’s presents is easy here. All useful, wearable things for Men, Boys and Child­ ren. Big variety. All n e w e s t things, all made attractive | for Chri-tmas time. J . M . D E W IT T , Cor. Pike and Ball S^s., Port Jervis.1 T o y s of A ll K i n d s ! THE YAZOO is overflowing with Toys of all kinds. Dolls, j all styles and prices. Fine assortment of Iron Toys,Dishes, | Drums, Guns, Games of all kinds. Magic Lanterns and I Moving Picture Machines, Steam Engines, Christmas Tree I Candles and Holders. In fact, everything to please the lit-1 tie ones. Jtayo Lamps W ith Green a n d W h ite Shades | Make a Useful P r e s e n t H. F. Sharp, - 94 Pike Streetl OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOObOOOOOOdiP'JNDOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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