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' THE NEWS Tiiijanaafy 1, 1900^^ 4 60c Job PRINTING:: At This Office VOLUME I. NAPLES, N. Y., THURSDAY, APRIL 13,18£9, NUMBERS 18 #HE NAPLES NEWS J. G. CAMPBELL, > PUBLISHED KVKltY TIirKKDAY AT NAPLES, ONTARIO Col'STY, N. Y. i Terms: $1.00 per year, in aihance. Advertising rates ni.idr known mi ap­ plication at the iu>iness uHice, Uuoni 0, $3, R. Granby lilock. LOVE AT PLAY. N.MM.KS The village of Naples i -uin -.miiiL' hum of about twelve hundred in1iul.il;iut- Il iv on.* of the XQOSt beautiful ullages in snfuin ru New ^ork the termfnus of the .Nupl<-> ln-.im U ni tlie Lehigh Val­ ley railroad, ami is nmim t• I uiih 'tin- Ii . I., it \W..and Erie nulroiul- ut wiimiu mul tlie Csuiaii- daigua Lake Jrtc.iuilKiat < <J Inn ;ii \\<>i »l\i]|i by well-conducted -.tage rnuti - The culture of gniii<-s 1- it- • liii'f iii>Ui-try There are live chim In- MI tlm list DM vipaI, Baptist, Presbyterian. intl>.iln mid i .eriiimi-l.uth- eran. Four flourishing m-i r< t -\i i< tie-.:: .tuhn I lodge JLodge, Ko. Mi, K iV \ M Niunliittilli'i Lodge. Xo. 714, J U O V I lilnlid IjmIl'i No VJ1. D. t) IL; Bingham Po>t. No ~i <• »\ I; Living rommoditii * an i lnii|iiiin l it is a desira­ ble location Uir an\ i*i-hiij>i (-arlie- uiiouish to engage in uu rem it Hi nr ni In r.Ku-iin-— Two newspapers Ui |> it- |«i |-iiliilum formed on current mul l<« .il < eat- Have yon forgotten how we used to weave Oar childish fancies for-thecomlug years.?.., I in my pride would have yon the.u bpliove That Hfo meant love, and love could hold no tears. We built our -castles in tlie shifting snnd; I crowned yon with tho fiow'ra that fastest fade; We wandered through an all enchanted land, We loved the-sun nnd nevei* dreunit of shade. Bhnll we nguin be children nnd forget How onco we pnrtnd and how dark our nighf4 In that fair pathway let our feet be set Which leads us back into tlie land of light. We'll weave fresh garlands 011 that golden shore, Bnt—do you whisper something in my ear While unon mine your heart beats close once more \i Why play at love, yon nay, when love is here? —Pall Mali G :i7 .utte THE BLACK PEA EL. well ill- BUSINESS CARDS I inch s-psicc. >'l a y. .ir J. A. BARTHOLOMEW, Room 1, G. R..Granby Building' Dr. C. E. Lauderdale,' ' 'j* J« DENTIST, j* * i Crown, Bridge and Gold Work 1 a Specialty. j Room tO, G. R. Granby Suilding Seated by steam Lighted with tins THE NAPLES J T Brown, I'rnp. Rates Reasonable Sample Rooin NAPLES, N.Y. Branch Oll'u-e of \\ t; Podds, in charge of J. J. LINDNER, V. S. (iraduiUe Onfiiriu \cli n>i:ir> t olh-ge Office in Lewis Block, Naples Day'and night rail.- n n he prompt iitieiition Treats all domesticated animals. \The heroine of my. story, \ said tho dealer in precious stones, lighting a cigarette, \is a pearl, a beautiful full black pearl of 'extraordinary size and rare luster. It is difficult to express ite value in figures.\ And this is the stciy It is just abont 20 yearn ago when one morning a young woman entered a large jewelry store in Budapest Every inch of * her dress bespoke tlie back­ woods, her bonnet was a composition of glaringly disharmonious colors; in one hand she held a parasol of old, large flowered, faded silk. Every one of her motions betrayed the country girl. Any salesman of experience who had watch- j ed her entrance into the stove would j have thought at once, \Ah she wants | a cheap platpd bracelet, with the word 1 'Sonvenir' engraved on it, as a memento ; of this her first visit to the city.\ And under ordinary circumstances he would have been abont right in his conjecture; • but this time he wasn't. She appeared , so simple and artless, in hpite of her, handsome, vivacious black eyes and the 1 dimples in her red cheeks, that the r salesman attending to her omitted offering her a seat. ; 'The yonng girl, however, did not| seem to notice this slight, and uninvited 1 dropped down on a small red plush j fantenil,\principally used by the noble j customers of the store. She opened the , retftule hanging on her arm' and drew 1 out a small package carefully wrapped j in tissue paper. After she had peeled . off layer after layer of the envelope she i took out the nucleus, beckoned to the | owner of the establishment and exhibit- J ed to him something she held between , her thumb and index finger. j \What is the value of this?\ aha] asked in a melodious Voic. -The jeweler started visibly and took 1 the object from her hand. I It was the above mentioned pearl, of' such beauty and size that he hardly trusted his eyes. At one place it had a barely noticeable flaw, which might have been done by a former setting. \The pearl has one defect,\ the jew- : eler said. j \Indeed 1\ the stranger answeYed, i bending forward to inspect the small' spot. • i The jeweler \sized np\ the girl. Her I astonishment was genuine, artless. It was not tinged with the shadow of hy- | peensy. \Where did you get that pearl?\ hej the crimes on the statute books 'tYon mnst pardon me,\ I said apol­ ogetically? \bnt this is really an ex­ traordinary case. A jewel of such val­ ue\— \All right, but whatever yon do you do at your risk.\ The girl appeared to me entirely above suspicion, and to be quick witted. A long acquaintance with crooks of all kinds permits me to quickly distinguish between the hypocrite and the honora­ ble, and I was indeed not mistaken in my diagnosis. Arriving at polite head­ quarters, she was asked who she was, whence fche came.and whence the pearl. She gave her name and residence. Her father, she stated, had at his death be­ queathed her a modest pawnbroker shop in a small country town, w hich had often been visited by a young farmer, who had pawned various articles with her. He was very poor, she said. One day she accidentally passed near bis miserable but and heard n noise in the yard. Well knowing the man, slie en­ tered and learned that all his posses­ sions were being di.-tnuned for a debt of 18 florins. The young man called her aside, secretly sliowed her the pearl and asked for a loan of '20 florins on it to pay the debt. He said the pearl was an old keepsake with which he parted most unwillingly Moved rather by pity than by the value of the collateral, she ad­ vanced the sum desired, although she knew from general experience that, if the pearl was gen tine it must be quite valuable, but she thonght it. to be an im­ itation only. It is barely worth while to add other data. The telegraph was called into requisition and the truth of her statement established The history of the pearl was as fol­ lows The father of the young fanner had been a chamber valet of Count Louis Batthanyi. the minister president of the revolutionary government of Hungary, in 1K4N. The count wore the pearl as n cravat pin, and a few hours before his death—as is kuown he was shot in Pest by order of a military court martial—ho presented it to his faith im servant, who under no cir­ cumstances ever parted with it. At his dpath his son took the pearl out of the setting, which he sold, keeping the pearl and parting from it as recited. The pearl itself had been stolen about 150 years ago out of the English crown, which had contained three of them Two large, diamonds went with it at tho same time. The English govern­ ment had been looking for it for 1 fid years, but to np avail. Nothing was ever heard of it until this accident. In what manner it drifted into Connt Bat­ thanyi's possession will doubtless re­ main a secret forever. He harl most probably bought it of some antiquarian. The English government redeemed the pearl, paying for it the offered re­ ward of £2,500, a handsomo sum. which the girl divided with the farm­ er—but not divided, because the his­ tory of the pearl says that the two con­ cluded to keep the money together— best done by getting married \Yes.\ added my gray haired inform­ ant, \many jewels and pearls have had their eventful history, and during the many years that I have been en­ gaged in dealing in precions stones a good many of their ups and downs and mishaps—theft, aixm. murder and all have THE POOR IK CHILDREN. \Tell me again, mother, about the lit­ tle sick children in the hospital.\ lisped the little 4*year-oId girl, looking u p in her mother's face ' \Well you see. dear, the hospital be- yan in a Very small way A good lady l.'ave a bouse, and the sisters took in and cared for all the poor sick children that the house would hold. But a great many poor mothers brought their sick children when there was no room for them It seemed so sad Then one. day a little girl belonging to a rich family died, and her mother as a remem­ brance, gave another house, so that lit­ tle children who were ill. as her little daughter had been, bnt who had no comfortable homes, might be cared for by the good sisters Now the houses are there and the beds, enough for 100 chil­ dren hut the sisters need money for food and medicines for the little ones, and so the small children of the guild are going to save their pennies all throngh Lent and give them for medi­ cine for the hospital children instead of speuding them for candy \I wish I conld give something to the little sick children.\ said Gwen wist­ fully \Bnt I haven't any pennies, and you do not allow me to eat candy. \ \How would you like $0 earn some money?\ asked mamma \Oh. could I? How?' \I have just thought of something.' eaid mamma \Yon know how at night when yon are put to bed you like to talk ! Naples Roller Millsl CUSTOM GRINDING. Manufacturer of fsmex and sought roller Hour Keeps for sale all Kiwi;, ni' flour, (Veil, meal, ete B. L. CLARK, Manager. FRED E.%GRISWOLD, P RACTICAL M FOHAI MECHANIC Iron and wood work a -peeialtj . . . NAPLES, N. Y. Banking House of HIRAM MAXFIELD ftitnlilfcheil in lv>i Lewis Block, Naples, N.Y. HIRAM MAXF1KI.1>. i> II .J. President >! \XK1K1.I>. Cashier ROSS BROS., General Machinists All kinds of iron work done in a >aiisfaetory maimer Nerelty Iron Works, = Naples, N. Y. .41 LYON STREET. \ Dr. H. H. Barringer, ...PHYSICIAN AND -SURGEON... Office and Residence, Pottle Cottage, Main St., Naples, N.Y. Bptci il attention given to Mirgen and diseases of women Prices Reasonable. UtUed, hours 1 to 8 and 7 to s p. in DR. A. WU-BUR, Physician and Surgeon K\ erilfs -^.NAPLES, N. Y. Office over C h Urocen Sutton's Jewelry Store Is the place to buy Watches, 0 Jewelry, Silverware, Musical Instrun^'nts, Optical GooiLs, Etc.; also the New Home Sew­ ing Machine, the best on the market. Repairing done 111 a satisfac­ tory manner. S. R. SUTTON, Naples, N. Y. asked, \That is perliaps an irrelevant ques­ tion,\ she answered smilingly \Bnt to give you some sort of satisfactory answer I will say I carry on a littlo pawnbroker business, out in the ennn- | try, inherited from my father. A noble- | man desires to pawn his pearl with me, i but demands much money. Please tell me what it is worth, and I will pay for the. trouble.\ \I cannot appraise it,\ said the jew­ eler, regarding it with an admiring eye. v \Why not? Why can yon not fix its j vhlpe?\ the girl rejoined in ar vexed tone. •sWell, well,\ the man said appeas- ingly. \I only desired to express there­ by that the pearl is beyond appraise­ ment because of its great rarity. Its valne belongs among the 'fancy' prices.'' * The yonng girl pondered a moment; then, regarding the jeweler attentively, she asked \Can I advance 2,000 florins on it?\ \Most certainly.\ \And 5,000?\ \Also 5,000.\ \And tO. 000?\ \\The jeweler \And 10,000.\ The country beauty evidently became feverish. Perspiration showed in her ! face, and her youthful black eyes glit­ tered with u fire snperior to that of the costliest diamonds in the store She asked for a glass of water. The former­ ly inattentive salesman rushed to get it. \And will you pay me 10,000 florins for the pearl if I feel disposed to sell it? 1 am also authorized to sell it,\ she said, with a certain show of suspicion, fearful lest the jeweler was simply hoaxing her. \No\— \Ah she exclaimed, \I yon were hoaxing me I\ \Oh nol God forbid,\ the jeweler responded evasively. \It is simply be­ cause I have no trse for the pearl. There is only one firm in Austria that would buy it—the jeweler for the court. \ \Would yon please furnish\ 1 me with bis address?\ A Willingly.\ He wrote the address on a piece o f paper, which he handed to her; she in­ closed it in her reticule, drank tho glass of water courteously 'offered by the salesman, and, in spite of protests/ come to my knowledge I propose to write a book about these advent tires sooner or later, and I assure you it will contain entertaining and startling read­ ing matter.\—Jewelers' Circular Bmilingly repeated. AVnlUinpr Sticks. The sixte^nrh century is that in which the walking stick became not merely a useful implement, but an ar­ ticle of fashion, dignity and luxury. In the seventeenth century it wjts gold beaded and made of rare woods It was a sign of leadership. For a long period there was little variety among Englishmen in the ma­ terial used-for the majority of walking sticks. The \oaken towel,\ as it was pleasantly termed when an cifemy win to be \rubbed down,\ shared popular­ ity with the crab tree cudgel, which, among rural folk especially, was much valued and chissic from the conflict in \Hndibras wnen With many a stiff thwack, many a hang, Hard erab tree on old iron rung. Classic, too. is that stout oaken stick which sturdy Dr. Johnson, who, Hke Knox, \never feared the face of living man,\ provided himself with when he went to the pit of the little theater in the Haymarket in full view of Foote, who had announced his intention of \taking him off\ on the stage—an in­ tention which, in view of the stick, lit did not carry into effect.—Gentleman's Magqzine. Oar Conl Prodaclloii. \Not many people,\ says a coal miner quoted by the Washington Star, \are probably aware that the coal mined in the United States annnally is worth more than three times as much as the gold ujined here. The product of the J anthracite fields alone exceeds in value diYined 1 ont P ut °^ tne <tP^ lnil ies of this country, Canada and Alaska, wdiich last yearamonnted to over $50,000,000 East of the Rocky mountains there are 192.000 square miles of coal lands, and the yearly output is nearly 200,000.- 000 tons.\ In the Paris\morgne 695 bodies were exposed last year. Of these 847 had been fished out of the Seine. I ) PIITC RAVK TnKM i I It 115 R LIT. nnd play instead of going to aleop? -Well, if you want to help the poor sick children. I will make a„ bargain with 1 you Every night that you do not speak a word after you are put in bed I will pay yon a penn v- it won't bo very easy, lint if yon think of the children and how you can help them you may be able to do it.' \Oh yes, I will!\ said Gwen de­ lightedly \How lovely to earn money for the poor sick hospital children 1\ ' That night and for many nights after little Gwen earned her penny She of­ ten wanted to talk and play, bnt the ' thought of the hospital kept her quiet. I ()ne night, however, she forgot all ' about the sick children and played \driving.\ with the sheets for reins and the bedstead for horses In the , morning her mother said gravely \1 suppose you know, dear, that yon cannot have your penny this morning?' Little Gwen burst out crying* \Oh. , my poor, sick children I My poor little . sick children!\ She would not bo com­ forted and went on weeping till her mamma pitied her i \I will tell you what I will do, dear.\ she said \1 will give you a ] chance to earn the penny Some time ! today I will tell yon to do something which you won't want to do a^t all, and J if you do it cheefrully and without grumbling I will pay yon the penny.\ \Oh thank you. mammal I will be RO careful tind do everything you tell 1 me, so that I can earn the penny for , the poor sick children j That afternoon Gwen played with ' her blocks for awhile and then went off , to get her dollies j \Gwen. dear, come and pick np all the blocks and put them away before i you go to your dolls.\ said mamma. * l Gwen was just going to say that she I did not want to. but remembered in time, and did it cheerfully Mamma gave her the penny as she had promised, and Gwen very happily dropped it into the little bank where she pnt all the pennies for the hospital. When Easter came and Gwen opened the hank, mamma helped her connt the pennies There were a great many of them, and when mamma took her to the hospital and let ljer give them herself to the kind sister who -took care of the children she felt very, very happy to know that she had really earned so much money to get medicine for the poor little sick girls and boys. non possibly accomplish. If the visitor wishes a demonstration of the desirabil­ ity of 'the illusions that Mr. Roterberg • 4as oh sale., the magician will quickly .assume Jhe-role of the most approved conjurer and will give a bewildering performance, including^ tricks with cards, billiard balls, -the magician's .wand, and so forth, that prove him to be skilled in doing as well as in making tricks. \Oh. yes. I was born and raised in the business.\ said he while showing | an ingenious contrivance hy which al card changed from a queen to a knave | while held exposed in the hand. \There are not over 100 really first ! class magicians,\ he continued, \but} thousands of peopfe buy these mechan- j ical tricks and deal in parlor magic these days. One of the simplestparlor magic tricks is that of smoking empty pipes You pnt a few drops of muriatic acid in a clay pip« and put a few drops of aqua ammonia in another similar pipe. In a few second\ you may place the openings of the bowls of the pipes j together, pnff a few times at one of the stems, and clouds of smoke will result The trick may be enhanced by using two glasses instead of pipes, for as soon as the glasses have been placed rim to rim they will fill with smoke \Another ensy parlor trick is called 'the spirit word \ Write the name of 3ome animal on your arm with sweet cream As soon as the cream has dried appear before yonr audience and tell them to suggest names of animals for you to write on slips of paper,, but al­ ways write the name that is written on your arm As soon as some one has-sug­ gested the name that is on your arm say that you have enough names, then fold up tbe slips of paper, pnt them in a hat and let one of the audience draw one Open the one selected and read the. name, which of course will be the one that is written on your arm Then bare your arm and show that it is not mark­ ed Light the paper and let it burn to a cinder, then rub the cinder on your arm where the name is written in cream, and the spectators will be aston­ ished to see the name appear in black on yonr arm \The magnetic wand is one of the simplest of tricks.\ continued the ma­ gician, making a'handfnlof red billiard balls disappear and reappear with be­ wildering ease. \Simply make a loop of black thread that will hang to your w T aist when passed around your neck. This thread cannot be seen by the spec­ tators Make a few passes with the wand, at the same time slipping it into the thread loop, and then yon can make the wand appear to cling to your hands at any angle or in almost any position This is a very taking trick. Of course all of the tricks must be done with a great deal of talk and mystery, and a black costume for the performer adds to the performance greatly.\ — Chicago Record UNDYING lOVE.. An Uncollected Caller. Some famous anecdotes of horse tam- ing'are told in the March St. Nicholas, in Mr. E. H House's serial. \Bright I Sides of nistory.\ One of them refers ' to the Ohioan horse breaker Rarey. \I i know Rarey very well,\ said Uncle! Claxton. \the remarkable American horse trainer who had a great name in England nearly 40 years ago. He cer­ tainly did extraordinary things. I hap­ pened to have rooms in the same house with him in London when he was tam­ ing Cruiser Our lodging-bouse was kept by a nice old lady named Zanche —an English woman with a Greek hus­ band. We^ill liked her very much, and Rarey wanted her to visit the stables Hot Times. \I can remember a good many years back,\ said a Detroit veteran in pol­ itics, \and. whatever may be said as to placed a 5 florin piece on the counter \ tbe integrity of our present statesmen T. H. Parson's MEAT MA RKET... Will be found TFTE BEST Yonng STEER BSEF Fresh, Smoked and Salt Meats . Ig^-Highost market .Live Poultry. prices paid for Ask for our Clubbing Rates. i to pay for the appraisement and went 1 ont. j Twenty-fonr honrs later the eame 1 joung woman, dressed, if possible, in a ; more glaring suit, entered the store of the jeweler of the court The suit of stores are situated An den Graleen. the most fashionable<street of the capital, Vienna. I (theTreciter of this occur­ rence) received her. • I was the princi­ pal business manager. She^showed me the pearl. The attire of the woman was ont of keeping with the value of the jewel entirely \Before taking any other steps, miss, it will be necessary for you to go with me to the chief of police and explain in what manner the pearl came into your posseseion.'' Her eyeB darted fire. \And if I re­ fuse to do it?\ she exclaimed passion­ ately. \Yonr refusal would compel me to call in a policeman.\ I rejoined dryly. .\All right,\ she said; *• I go along with you, if this is the custom in Vi­ enna when storekeepers are dealing With their customers. Please call a car­ riage.\ j campaigns are conducted in a great I deal more moderate tone than they used to be. Then it was the nsnal thing to j indulge in the strongest possible abuse ' of men and parties. I \I once heard a joint debate between j a couple of candidates for our legisla- i ture that will ssrve to illustrate. They J taunted and berated each other till all j other questions were lost sight of in the . popular anxiety to see which excelled 1 in this style of warfare. { \Finally the hotter headed of tbe two I burst out in an announcement that he : could whip his rival or any of his friends. j 'That reminds me.\ said the other • coolly, 'of a dog my father used to have j that could whip any dog in' the neigh- | borhood or any that came that way with the teamsters.' \.'What's the application, sir?' roar­ ed the other. 'I'll stand no innuendoes, sir. Make yonr application, if yon dare \ 'It iB simply this, my pugnacious friend—no one ever thought of sending father's dog to the legislature.' \ The fire eater remained at home — Detroit .Free Press. A Trne Lady. . I was walking 11 short distance' be­ hind a very handsomely dressed young girl, and thinking, as I looked at her beautiful clothes. \I Wonder if she takes half as much pains with her heart aa she.does with her body?' A poor old man was coming np the walk with a loaded wheelbarrow, and jnst before he reached us he madft two attempts to gounto the yard of a small house, but the gate was heavy and would swing back before be could get through \Wait said the youqg girl, spring­ ing lightly forward, \J'h hold the gate open,\ and she held the gate until he passedMn and received his thanks with a pleasant smile as she went on \She deserves to have beautiful clothes.\! thought, \for a beautiful spirit dwells in her breast \—Bouquet MAGIC MADE EASY. \CKUISEI5 HAS CALLED.\ with him and be introduced to his re­ formed pupils, bnt she was afraid. One day. when she was sitting in her par­ lor, she heard a queer noise in the hall, and before she could look out to see what it waB the door opened, and Rarey rode in on his subjugated steed. 'Since you will not call on Cruiser, M ts. Zanche.' he eaid, 'Cruiser has come to call on you.' The good lady was scared euongh at first, but her four footed vis­ itor was on his best \behavior and went throngh a few tricks which Rarey had taught him in the most affable manner Mrs. Zanche was charmed and considered herself highly complimented. lot the conqnered race horse was a dis­ tinguished personage to entertain in those days.\ Several TrlcH» Tlrnt Appear Simple AVlien Yon Know Hon, - Magician Roteijberg's shelves are ca­ pable o f producing a veritable thousand nights' entertainment almost as marvel- i ous as the- adventures of Aladdin and! the wonderful lamp, butr nearly all of , the tricks require the greatest dexterity ( on the part of the performer. He has to J spend years in perfecting himself in the use of his hands. The result ia that the successful conjurer can do things with his hands that an ordinary person conld A Fall In Giraffes. The opening of the Sudan by Gen­ eral Kitchener will decrease the price of giraffes and hippopotami Before this region was opened the price of these two species were advanced so high that the animals were quite a fu'xury A short time ago a single hairy hippo­ potamus? sold for §5,000 Curiae For Rebellion. The late Empress Elizabeth of Austria dirt many things which appeal to the un- conventionnlity of American women mere than they did to tho formalists by whom she was surrounded. At the first state dinner after her marriage she horrified the court ladies by taking off her gloves One of them remonstrated because it was u de­ viation from tlie rules. But tho. empress promptly settled* that objection by saying that the deviation should henceforth lie the rulp. Tho court ladies had another blow Tvhen the empress insisted on wear ipg a pair of boots a month or more. Tho rules had required an empress tQ wear her Shoes only once, \.lust thinki\ feelingly exclaimed an American girl, \of being ul- WayS 'in a state of breaking in a new pair Of shoes I No wonder the poor lady re­ belled.\ jx .f .A Beantifnl Description. In winter nature ceases from her labors and prepares for ,tho- great change. The wind sweeps through tho great forest with a sound like tho blast of a trumpet. The dry, loaves whirl in eddies, through the air A fretwork of hoary frost covers the plain. The stagnant water in the pools and ditches is frozen into fantastic figures. In the low hanging clouds tlie sharp air, like a busy shuttle, weaves her shroud of snow. There is a melancholy and continual roar in tho tops of the tall pines like the roar of a cattiract. It is tbe funeral anthem ot the dying year,—Longfollow. •'It may \be for years, and it may be forever.\- The childish lip quivered, the sweet voice faltered and the dark eyes o f the singer filled with bright tears. The moon shone softly down on the up­ turned face of the girl and revealed to the dark figure resting against a rock the sorrow sho tried so hard to bide. The waves rose and fell with unceasing motion, and seemed to echo the lost sod \Mavourneen mayourneen,\ that floated out on tho air. \ 'It may be for years, and it may be forever!' Kathleen, it will not bo forever.- Can't you trust me, Kathie? It will only be for a little while and then I will come back and claim my bride. Won't trust me?\ - J._ \Yes but there are fairer faces in ^01 i home. You will forget me, and then, Ned, I cannot live!\ Jjtnd the soft eyes- were full of passionate tears. \Kathie I cannot forget you I And, though there may be fairer girls over tho sea there is none so dear to me as you. I will come back, Kathleen, and you must trust me. Will you? Will you promise that when I come back I will find my own bright! Kathio waiting?\ The promise was given and the quiver­ ing mouth struggled bravely to smile. Last kisses were pressed oa lip and brow, and he was gone. • Back to her quiet life she carried the sweet knowledge of his love, and, though her heart was sad when she thought of the many, weary miles of land and water that lay between them, yet the letters filled with love that found their way to, the lit­ tle home by the sea cheered and encour­ aged her. And far away'in her lover's .old home a girl as fair and young as Kathleen was learning to love handsome Ned. Edward Yalare was not a bad man and called himself an' honorable one, but he found it pleasant pastime to call the bright' blushes into his little cousin's face, and he had noticed her at first because she had Kathleen's pretty way of drooping her long lashes and giving him such shy glances. Then his proud mother told him of Cousin Edna's broad lands and overflow­ ing coffers. J At first ho would not think of it, but thoughts of the magnificent fortune that would bo his if Edna was his wife would rise despite his efforts. He had been writing to Kathleen late one afternoon and came out on the lawn, where Edna was, with tho letter in his hand. \Cousin Ned!\ sho cried, \I do believe you have been writing to your sweet­ heart Tell the truth! Have you?\ Sho had left the rustic seat and was standing close at his side trying tu catch a glimpse of the naiuo on tho envelope. \Give it to me. You \should have no secrets from your cousin,\ she said, laugh­ ing and trying to gain possession of the letter. Ho caught her hands and held thorn close in his own, and something in his eyes nitido her own drop, and tho crimson blood tinged even the fair brow. \Edna he said impulsively, \I believe I could love you if I triod.\ ' Tho eyes were downcast no longer, but were raised to his full of an engon light. The littlo hands trembled violently, and, flattered by her emotion and unconcealed love and forgetting everything but her beauty, ho spoke words that could not be recalled. When the summons came for tea, he led his cousin to his mother, hi3 affianced bride. Tho letter he had written to Katljleen was consigned to the fire, and he tried to write another, breaking gently the news of his desertion. But the sweet face with the pleading dark eyes he had last looked upon in the moonlight on that foreign beach would rise up before him, and, full of remorse and regret, ho turned from the task, bitterly repenting his folly. Weeks passed, and Kathleen's eyes grew weary with \watching for the delayed letter. ''I told you tho fine gentleman.would forget you and turn to some fairer lass, and my words, you see, are true,'' was the comfort her aged father gave her. But tho loving mother drew the throb­ bing head to her bosom and cheered her with sweet words of comfort. The letter never came. But a. newspaper came in its stead. Kathie turned with a sickening dread to the marriage notices. As she road the color faded slowly from her face, and her lips grew white and rigid. Well, sho did not die. Death does not come for tiro wishing. Fivo years passed away and found Kath­ leen still a maiden. It washer birthnight, and she had strolled down to the beach, whero tho moon was shining soft and bright, as it had done when, live years bo- fore, he had left her standing there almost heartbroken. She was living again in tho olden time, when a firm, quick step aroused herfrom tho sad reverse,—^ A well known voice cried: • \Kathie Kathie! I have come back!\ She turned a cold, stem face to tho new­ comer and her voice was as cold as her white face as she said: \You have come back, Mr. Valare, but too late.\ \For the love of heaven, Kathie, do not tell me that!\ He/Sought her hands in his, he pleaded witK her, but the rigid lines around her mouth were slow in relaxing. \Kathleen ho said again, \I cannot give you up. F.dna's grave lies for away and Edua's boy is waiting to call you mother. I have wronged you in tho past, but let my devotion in the future atone iu part. Will you como to ine?\ There were many 1 silver threads'' in the brown hair of tho man pleading so plteously to be forgiven that told of bis suffering. And Kathie was only a woman. So tho moon looked down on the sauio pic­ ture it saw five long years ago.—New York News. A Victim ot Cruelty. A shaky littlo lady, apparently about 70 years old, filed her claim in the Madrid peusion office tho other day. This was Maria Louisa Yunigo, the heroine of Punfca Brava, who is only 39. She lived with her family on her Cuban estate whin the insurgent chief, Quentin Bandera, at­ tacked tli-< place. Her people, including her husband and two sons, were all killed, and the insurgent leader tried tQ make her cry ' Cuba libv?!\ by their bodies. But she t-nly shouted, \Viva Espana!\ When Bandera beat her, she attacked him, tearing out ou'o of hin eyes, Sho was then scalped witho-machote, her ears were silt to get her diamond earrings, and dozens of wounds- wore inflicted upon her. She was left for dead, but tho Spaniards, who ar­ rived soolj after, found her heart still beating, av il she was revived. And Seta Earlier Too. The Chicagoan had said something about Philadelphia being slow. \Slow 1\ cried tho Philadelphian. \Why bang It, man, the sun rises in our town an hour before it does to yours!\—Chica­ go Post. A Deadly Weapon. Bronxborough—Where are those biscuits you made for supper? Mrs. Bronxborough—You don't want to eat biscuits at this time of night, do you? Bronxborough—Of course not I want to throw them at those cats out In the back yard.—New Yorl*rjournaL Are you frequently hoarse? Do you have that annoying tickling in your throat? Would you feel relieved if you could raise something? Does your cough annoy you at night, and do you raise more mucus in the morning? Then you should always keep on hand a bottle of Ayers CheiTi Pectoral If you have a weak throat you cannot be too careful. You cannot begin •treatment too early.' Each cold makes you more liable to another, and the last one is always harder .to cure than the one before it. Pr. Afcp'scnerri pectoral Plaster protects tie loags'tron cows. Help at Hand. If you have any. complaint whatever and desire the best medical advice you can pos­ sibly obtain, write the doctor freely. You will receive a prompt reply. Address, DR. J. C. AYER, Lowell, Mass. NAPLES BRANCH Lehigh Valley R. R. Westard 1 p m 7 10 *7 13 *7 20 7 -M 7 41 *7 -IS] 7 67 *8 02 8 08 *8 19 *8 i 'i 8 30] p m 5'2I a m 10 05 *10 10 *10 18 10 4a 11 00 *11 10 11 40 *11 47 12 00 *12 W *12 20 12 30. ]i Ul 41 Eastward Lv Ar] (iencvat Pre-Euiption Koad liixon ftuuiley - (lorham Oreen's Kushville Valley View Middlesex West River l'lirrihli Naples Ar Lv t:J2 a m 8 051 *8 00| *7 53| 7 47 7 411 *7 :d <i 2»JJ *7 £ *7 111 *r 0;)| 7 Ot a ui p HI 3.30 •3 20 *3 10 3 00 2 10 *2 30 2 20 *1 vi 1 ;<0 n III *1 :« 1 ,:o p 111 * Stop on signal. The above trains daily except Sunday. I Dining Station. LET US DO YOUR JOB PRINTING Bicycles cleaned and repaired. {K * Guns, Revolvers and Sew- f ii. : 11 ,- _-i j cleaned and wringers, as ing Machines repaired. New Rolls put on good as new. Umbrellas repaired; all kinds of castings on stoves repaired; knives, shears, skates and all kinds ot tools sharpened; all kinds of soldering and brazing a specialty. AH repair work done in the best manner by a practical repair man. Give mc a call at the Red Front. Naples Market. Wheat, best white, per bu (ioc Oats, per bu 30c Rye, for GO lbs ftte Corn, for GO lbs 45 @ 48c Buckwheat, per 100 lbs §1.00 Clover seed. .•. $4.50 and $5.00 Alsike $4.50 and $5.00 Timothy se,ed .-...$.1.(50 Beans, red kidneys $1.40 '' marrows $1.40 @ $1.50 \ medium $1.00 \ pea 90c \ yellow eyes. $1.15 Wool, medium, unwashed 12 @ 19c \ 'washed 20 @. 27c \ fine 15(«,226>| Hay, per ton, loose- $5.00 and $6.00 Straw, per-ton, loose $3.00 @ $4.00 Potatoes, per bu 5S © 60c Appks, per bbl '.$1.85 @ $2.00 Buj£r, tub, per lb 15Q •' roll, \ 13c Eggs, per doz 11c Poultry 4 0 (u) 7c Turkeys].. S&lOc $heep.. 4 @ oc Hogs, live 3 @ 5c \ dressed 4-@, 4£c Calves 5c Cattle, on foot 1\ and 4 Hides £ 5@Gc Ducks, dressed .\ 7 @ 9c \ live Gc Flour, Retail, per bbl. Patent $5.00 @ 5.25 Straight, winter and spring $5.00 Straight, winter. $5.00 Graham ... .• $4,00 @ 5.00 Rye flour $4.75 Buckwheat flour per 100 lbs $2.50 Feed. Corn and oats, per 100 lbs $1.10 Corn meal, per 100 lbs... 1.00 Bran and middlings, per lOOlbs. 85 @ 90c | D. L BRAN DOW, f NAPLES, N. Y. J s riOKERS looking for Naples Cigars will find S.H .HOWSE ON EVERY BOX. These Cigars' are made to stay. We have the stock t o please the dealer and consumer. Dealers that sell them do not jpid it necessary to coax people to take them, tliey sell because the smokers know that a Naples live cent cigar is as good as ten cent make in other places. I • nwjlicited orders from distant cities attest tbe quality of our goods. S. H. HOWSE, Mfg. J.E.LyO/N'S\ Is the place to buy Everything in the Grain and Feed Line Buckwheat, Corn, Oats, Bran, Middlings and Meal. A full stock of the best brands SPILL ni WINIER WFIEAI FLOUR Always on hand. Also Poultry: Food : and : Fertilizers YOU CAN PATENT anything you invent or improve ;:al» get CAVEAT.TRADE»MARK, COPYRIGHT or DESIGN PROTECTION. Send model, sketch, or photo, lor ftee examination and advice. BOOK ON PATENTS w £ te Cm Am SNOW& CO. Patent Lawyers. WASHINGTON, D.C. / 101'NTY -t-'Oriur—ONTARIO BOUNTY—Wil- \j liiun li. Lincoln vs. Nelson w. (,'lark, et al. Hi pursuance of a judgment and decree of fore­ closure and sale duly jrrtuited by this court and entered in Ontario county clerk's office on March 13th, lS'J'J, I, the undersigned referee,' duly ap­ pointed in this uetiun fur such purpose, will ex­ pose for sale and sell at public' auction, to the highest bidder therefore, at the office of Lincoln &. Lincoln, in the village of Naples, Ontario coun­ ty, N. Y , tin' April •».), at 2 o'clock in the af­ ternoon of that 'lay, the real estate and mort­ gaged premises directly in and by-said judgment to be sold, and therein described as follows, orso'- much thereof as will be sufficient to pay the amount due upon said judgment: All that tract or parcel of land, situate in the town of Naples, county of Ontario and state of New York, being part of lot No. 8,in theothrange, of lots in said town, beginning at an iron bar at the southeast corner of the old gristmill lot, near the middle door of the old, \ball 'alley\; theiice north C3>' 2 degrees west, 7 rods and ly links to the northwest corner of the old shop lot; thence south 37>£ degrees west, 3 rods to the center of the high- way; thence northeasterly along the center of said highway 10 rods and 12 links to the southeast corner,of Johnson lot; thence 3(1% degrees east, 4 rods and is links to the northeast corner of John­ son lot; thence on the north line of said'lot north degrees west, G rods and 3 links to A'ndrus' east line.: thoncp along said line north 23>£ de­ grees east, f> rods-to A. Griswold's south-fine; thence along Griswold's south line south 71% de­ grees east, In rods and 20% links to the east line of the old sawmill lot; thence along said sawmill line north 24% degrees east, 2 rods and \17 liinks to an iron bar aUthe north corner of the triangular piece of land known as the old gristmil} lot; thence along the east- line of said gristmill lot south 3'i degrees east, 17 rods and 18 links to the place of beginning, be the same more or less. To­ gether with all the right of raec-w.ay and water rights and mill privileges heretofore owned, and. now owned and enjoyed by the said N. W. Clark, party of the first part.excepting the pond or dam, owned bv Mrs. J. I'. Lyon. °Dated,'Naples, N. Y., March 13th, 1899. William. L. Pottle, Referee. Lincoln it Lincoln, Plaintiff's Attys, Naples, OntarioTJo., N. Y. 14w7\ VTOTICE TO CREDITORS.—Pursuant to an or- IL dcr of the Surrogate's court of the County of Ontario, notice is hereby given to all persons hav­ ing claims against Robert R. Boggs, late of the town of Naples, Ontario county, State of New York, deceased, to present the same, with the Vouchers thereof, to the undersigned, administra­ tors of the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased, at Granby Bros.' office, in the village of Naples, Ontario county, N. Y., on or before the 30tn day of September, 1899. James R. Boggs, • Timothy V. Granby, Dated, March 7, 1899. Administrators. Lincoln & Lincoln, Administrator's Attys, Naples, Ontario Co., N. Y. / 13rn6 XT OTI < ;E TO CREDITORS—Pursuant trl an or> i\ der of the Surrogate's Court of the County of Ontario, notice Is hereto\ given to all persons hav­ ing claims against Charles A. 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