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The News Till January J, 1900^^ 40c T he Job Printing :: At This Office Jib 5^ VOLUME I. Naples, n. y., Thursday, aug. 3,1899. NUMBER 34 THE NAPLES NEWS jCAMPBKLL & MOUKY, Proprietors. UBLISHKD KVKKY THURSDAY AT .NAPLES. UK) COl'NTY, «N. Y. Terms : $1.00 per yvar, in advance. •Advertising mUv made known on :i]>- plication at tin- business ullice,-Room 10, G, 11. Granbv UliH-k. Mi NAl'LKS. . . The village of Naples i.»ii(,'r<>\\ tow n of nlioiit twelve hundred inhabitants It i> one of tlir most beautiful ullage* in »uitfurii NYw Yoik.thr terminus of the Naples l.r,tli< h of tin- l,fliiKli Val­ ley railroad, uud is i-oninrt'-.l with tin- 1>.J...\: and Erie ruilroiKl-. ul Vtl.iulu, un<i tin- cuimu- C&igua l^ake Sloiuilxiiit in hnr .it \ \ t><><\\ illi , l>> well-coudut-te 11 st uni • 11 ii 111 •> The cultuiv <>f biiiimt. is ii.- c-liii'f iii'liiMrj There are five fluir> hf> Mi ilimliM l- |iL«*<>i>iil. Baptist, Fresh) trriui) rutholn iiml (ii-riinm-Lulli emu. Four flourishing st'rrH wuh ins John Ilniliri- •'IiOdge, No Kl i, K .V V .M Nmi.lilWaho I.i»l;.'r, No. 714, 1.0 U K I lil.Lii.l No. S2l,Ro H.; Bingham No . I, < > \ i: Living romiiHnliiu-4 arc i h. .ip.oid n i- inlesir.i We location for liny prison or |«irlti ->t wh o wish to engage in uu n null Ii- or oiln r l.ii-iiu-» Two iiew>|«i |N -r> K im I' i\- \»<\>u\ iimii well in formed on current siti-1 Im-il eveni- THE WITCH BARE Business Cards 1 inch span-, $1 a ve.ir. J. A. BARTHOLOMEW, -^FiFe losiiiaoce Room 1, G. R. Granby Building Dr. C. E. Lauderdale, >* DENTIST, j* Crown, Bridge and Gold Work a Specialty. Room 10, G. R. Granby Building At Lander House, Atlanta* every Wednesday. Heated by ,sieuin Lljjliteil With <.1U The Naples J T Hn»w n, Prop. Rates Reasonable Sample Room NAPLES, N. Y. Brain h otliei-of \\ (, in < hiuve of J. J. LINDNER, V. S. (inuliiuie Ontario \'( ii riiiiin ('ollesre Office in Lewis Block, Naples J)av and llljrhl culi> iviviw I•!-«ilii 1 *t iitUnlloii Xta»TTr,eals all diiinfsiicaloil annuals. Naples Roller Mills! CUSTOM GRINDING. Manufacturer of fjiiiej and siruurht lollcr Dour ' Keeps for sale all kind* of Hour feed. meal, ele B. L. CLARK, Manager. FRED E. GRISWOLD, P RACTICAL MECHANIC Iron and wood work a >|*'t ialt> . . . NAPLES, N. Y. Banking House of Hiram Maxfield Kslillili>hed Ml I ns.' Lewis Block, Naples, N.Y. HIRAM MAXI'IKI.D. Prr>idriii li II \l WKII-'I.I). cashier ROSS BROS., ' r General Machinists A\\ kinds-rrf iron work iloni in a satisfut tor> •manner.' * Novelty Iron Works, = Naples, N. Y. 41 LYON STREET. Dr. H. R. Barringer, . t ,.PHYSIGIAN AND SURGEON... Office and Residence, Pottle Cottafge, Main SL, Naples, N. Y. Sjuciiil utli'iitmii gi\ i ii to >urtfer\ and i I imnim-s of women Prices Reasonable. (Hliei hours 1 to 3 and 7 to .s |>. m Sooin 'twas my awn gort gran'fnither 1 whnt fust hoard the story front the very lips of Gammer Bassett, theer ban't no purtu kler call for tlisbclievin it, as I can sec*. Well. Gammer Bassett wns comin home from the Tavistock market, awver Whitchurch down, when what should hot- hear but the tantara of a horn, blowed so clear as a hell, an the \bay of hounds in full cry! Then theer suddenly streaked ah>n.<$ soijtethin gray, wi' frieht- ened e.tes an sides all wet with sweat. 5Vn the beast jumped up 'pon lop of n stone v\ all, right \loim side Mother Bus- sett, where she rode her pony. They had panniers in them days, the ways bein too ri.ugh most places for anything wi' .wheels So a sudden thought takes the auld vmnan, ai. lie gormed if she didn't pop out her hand an catch the hart; (for hare it -was). She catched un by the ears an popped un in the pannier, .an the \fieast 'peared to know as 'twas Iter awnly chance o' salvation an bided so quiet as a tame cat, while gammer she pushed on her pony un no doubt had a fine thought of a jugged hare come Sunday. 'Twas evenin time by all accounts an a lonesome part the road when the hoin went again, an afore she knawed it the auld woman seed u gett pack o' black hounds come a-tearin out the gran­ ite 'pon Pew Tor, as she passed near by on her way home. Black as the bottom of a bog thej was, wi' ruby red eyes an thin tails as trembled like whips o' fire. Course.she knawed them for devil's hounds, as anybody might, an, sure enough, theer coined a coal black chap arter 'em, an he sat upon n horse wi'mit no head, an the dame seed as his left foot were cloven in the stirrup. Devil or not, he weern't sniait enough to know she'd foxeil un an had the game hid in Iter pannier, for he coined up in a very gentlemanly way an axed if she'd chanced to see a hare 'pon the way. ' Dame, shiverin for fear, reckoned as weern't no gert harm to give the faither o' lies wan in his awn coin, so her tips an sez her'd seen nothin o' the sort at all. An the devil thanked her so civil as need be an blawed his horn an was gone wi' his dogs an his \ m-mint of a horse afore she'd time to cross her bosom or say a pra> er. Then, thinkin a gude deal 'pon such a strange thing, Gammer Bassett went along till she seed the lights o' Meri- vale, whefe she lived. Presently the moon rose awver the moor eilgge, whereupon chanced a 'mazin thing, for no sooner had the light failed in the pannier where thicky hare was than nj) coined the lid, an, instead of the hare, theer rose out a butivul gal—so bowerly a maid as ever you see—all dressed in white, wi' a gold hand across the forehead o' her. an her hair corn color under the moon, an her eyes, so gammer said to my gert-grandfaither, hrighter'n the evenin star. Mother Bassett seed as 'twas enchant incuts an set herself to her praj ers all she knawed, but the white lady spoke in :l pleasant fashion o' voice, an this is what she suid: \Auld woman, fear not when I tell you I be a spirit not o' this airth Por many thousand jears I have been doomed to pay for a crime done in my youth, an ha\e had to fly awver the moor, from Whitchurch to C ran mere pool, in the shape of a hare, while the faither o' evil an his archangels, in form o* hounds, hunted inc. But it was > decreed that if e\er I could let them pass . me by an see their tails vanish In the darkness my punishment should cease. Today, by your help, this end has been reached, an now I shall repair to the heavenly mansions. But think not that I be ungrateful. I owe you many thanks for your friendly help, an as it is in my power to grant them, ax o' me three favors an he sure that I shall grant them Speak!\ Course the young white lady spirit didn't talk in my common way—for her used the most butivai words as ever dame had heard—but that was the sense of what £he said. An ould woman she scratched her ear, an thoughted, an thoughted, an wished her might have had more time to consider such a gert matter. But she was full o' mother wit by all accounts, an soon had her wishes ready. \Ravin your presence,\ she sez, \if you'm in enrnest an not havin a joke wi* me, I'll nx these three thinggs—fust be pleased to let my hens lay twice so many eggs as any other body's.\ -The w Into ladj nodded. \Second I'll thank 'e to let my cows yield twice so much milk as any other body's cows.\ The white lady noded again. \Third as you'll kindly give me a sharper tongue in my denlin's wl' my auld man; for 'tis 'which he should' wi* us most times, an I alius have the worst on it.\ The white lady said: \Henceforth you shall always get the better of your \good man with your tongue* And one word more. You have outwitted the \devil Gammer Bassett, and he is one who never forgives an in­ jury. Therefore be cnutlous, and look to it you give him no chance or opportu­ nity to He even with you. Farewell!\ Then the nniKlen vanished like a moor mist 'fore a breath o' wind, an Gammer trudged home. Fust word she heard on irettincr theer was a iiura wair rrom her husband for bein so late;- but she'd got a harder ready for him. ah from that day over afterward, to tho wan when Gammer buried the-old blid.-he fouudJjhe'd.met-his.-. match an more'n his match in her tongue. Never was heard such razor words to Merivalo afore. An same wi' the fowls and the milk cows. The ghost, or whatever 'twas, kept her word by (rammer, an the eggs she got an the 'mazin showers o' milk her cows gived was a wonder o* the countryside for years an years. That's tho tale just as my gert-gran'- faither told my faither, nn I cnu't see as anybody's got any call not to b'lieve it, for never none feared a lie worse'n my gert-gran* faither. An as to repentin such a thing, 'tweern't in the nntuic of the man to do it.—Black and W mte ' Evidence of Ability. \And so j-ou think Horrocks is a man of motce tha.n ordinary intelligence? What has led you to form such an opinion of him?\ \As I was on my way home yesterday I saw a horse that had balked in the mid­ dle of the street, and a crowd had gather ed around. Horrocks was the only per­ son present K who had no scheme to sug­ gest for making the animal move.\—Chi­ cago News. LOVELY HYPOCRISY. .A.—.A. fill For Li hho [1! ftlttlt TrlekM Which Show Whnt a C onxninmnte ActrcKH Ih Pnttl. A dramatic writer of San Francisco tells tho following amusing story of Patti's lant visit to the Pa<ifi> coast. He was at the station with many others to meet the great diva win n she ar­ rived. \The diva stepped from the train,\ Hairl the San Franciscan, \and after inhaling a long frill of fog rtmarked: 'Oh, this is heaven! All my troubles are paid for. Thank heaven, I breathe the air of San Francisco once again!' This was all very sweet in the high priced canary bird, and the newspaper boys were all delighted. \However it was only a short tim« before I went down to the train to meet Patti at Suit Lake City. She was de­ scending from her car, and as her feet tonched the ground she exclaimed 'Thank heaven, I breathe the air of Salt Lake City once morel All my trou­ bles are paid for. Oh, this is heaven 1 ' Tho newspaper boys were all delighted with her. \As for myself, on both of these oc­ casions I was delighted also—with the diva's lovely hypocrisy, that accurstd sin which the poet tells ns takes the best men in. I never thought Tatti much of an actress, but I changed my mind in this respect after witnessing these two exhibitions.\ Nothing in the way of \lovely hy­ pocrisy\ can surprise anybody who has ever seen Patti on the concert stage. She rushes to the footlights, a vision of smiling radiance, eyes swimming with the moistnre of overpowering joy and a look of pleading affection on her coun­ tenance, as if the present moment vvero the happiest of her life and as if siie were consumed by an eager desire, to embrace and kiss everybody in the au­ dience. And she does it nil so naturally and spontaneonsly that tho majesty of the assemblage is instantly \mashed\ and wonld cheerfully lynch anybody who would intimate that there was any \aetinc\ about it. HER FACE WAS NOT FAIR. < By E. T. Carlton. \••.. : Y-...T*...T- -T-.-T'--T'- I was interested in a contract for grading a section of the Mexican na­ tional railway, south of the city of Monterey. One night our drove of mules wandered off. Early in the morning I started in one direct ion while .my partner went another to search for them. I traveled all day, but irtilod to catch sight of the mules. It was l» o'clock before I abandoned the chase and started on the return trip. The moon was at its full and would afford all the light I needed, yet I was feeling anything but light hearted at the prospect of the long trump before j me. TlnS-country was wila, the sneak lug coyote\^were Ijejwuing to howl on every side, nin^vloTjuLstill, I had lo pass through th©wnjrr\jpi]'k canyon. Ere I arrived atjthe canyon the twi­ light had faded and the moon was casting long, dnrl^ shadows from stunted trees and brush along the road­ side. 1 made good time, but with ev­ ery slop I grew more uneasy -more awake to the dangers to which I was exposed. The mountains were full of wild animals—catamounts and pun- SWINGING THK Bl'UNINO COAT. titers, and the dreaded mountain lion had been a number of times seen prowling about some ot the grading camps. One of these animals, a large old male, had for two or three mouths past been giving the graders much troul.il.- and uneasiness, hanging around their camps, wailing and watching lor the coveted opportunity to leap down upon some unsuspecting man or mule. .V number ot futile shots had been taken right my terrible antagonist with a possible show for life. As I ran I un- -vvxvund the long lariat from about my ^Wiiist and threw it again a-noVagnJitgJtj ^ projecting fockSfl-om the perpendic­ ular wall, \thinking to haul myself up to a place*of safety. This was a fail-, ure. I could not make the rope hold; I could lind no crevice or hole In the rocks. Seeing the beast again approaching, I was about ready to give up in de­ spair or turn- and have it out, with knife and club, in the open, when I saw some distance oeyond me that a deep gulch split the bluff in twain. I ran to the spot, resolved to make one more effort, and found that the rocky ledge abruptly terminated at the brink of a narrow, deep gully at the base of the farther bluff. . This gully or ravine, through which the mountain torrents found an outlet to the lower ground, was 12 or 15 feet wide. Just over the gully and some ten feet above tho brink, at the angle of the bluff, a great rock extended a rough but friendly arm, pointing up ward at an angle of about 45 degrees. It required very little time to double tho rope, throw the looped ond over the rock and swing off over the gulch. I struck the face of the bluff with force, but hold on to the rope and be­ gan climbing hand over hand for the rock above, which I mounted with no little dirliculty. The lion soon came up, and. after se­ lecting a footing on the brink of the gully from which to leap, crouched as for the siuing. then changed its mind and stood erect. It must have taken a mental measure of the distance separating us and decided the leap was beyond lis ability to accomplish. I was safe now, beyond the reach of the liuugij creature. The rocky walls on either side and above me were perpendicular and shielded me com­ pletely Only the prospect, fact rather, of having to pass the night on the narrow, nestlike rock, less than throe feet wide, attired as I was, made the situation unpleasant. It was a night to be remembered. The lion never left me, but alternately moved about restlessly, then stretched its long bod j out on the flat rocks for a few minutes at a time. Nor did I close in> eyes in sloop. A fall from the rock would have been the end of me Tho lion will skulk off with the com­ ing of day, thought I, and leave me free to go my way. But In this I was mistaken When daylight at last came, the persistent beast was still there and showing no intention of raising the siege. 1 began pelting the' brute with the few loose stones I could find and then with the long end of the rope. This servod only to infuriate the hungry creature and draw it nearer. Instsrntly the thought flashed into my mind: Why not lasso the gentleman? Why not rope him7 I can do it. One end of the lariat I made fast by a double turn aiomul the great rock, so arranged that I could draw in the at him ami once a trap sot tor his j s i. u .fc as I desired. At the other end I benefit had come near doing its work ! nm,!,. a small running noose—that Is, As it was the wily beast tore ilsel!' | smaller than one would use for lasso- DR. A. WILBUR, Physician und Surgeon Ulliee and Ites.iiK'hi'e on l.Miti •^.NAPLES, N. Y . BACIIMAN .V MILLARD, AND COUNSELLORS • ••• AT LAW ROOM 4, Q. B. Uraniij Ihuldnig, - .Naples, X. Y Sutton's Jewelry Store - Is the place to buy Watches, JfWelrv, Silverware, Musical Instruments, Optical Goods, Ktc ; also the New llomcrVvv- ing Machine, thu best, on the nittrkt't. • Impairing done in a satisfac­ tory manner. S. R, SUTTON, Naples, N f Y, Bat There Was One t o Whom She Would AhvnyN Be Bountiful. The blind boy raised a rapt fac.o to the light. \And my mother?\ ho said qnes- tioningly. \Tell mo how she looks again. I shall soon be able to see, and I know I shall find one more beantiinl than all the rest and cry mother 1 moth­ er 1 \Why do yon not speak V\ His sensitive faco was tnrned re­ proachfully toward his father. \Yon have always told me how lovely she is. She is little—not taller than my shoul­ der—I know that.\ The old man laid his arm over the lad's shoulders. \Yon must know now what your blindness would have kept yon from knowing,\ he said. \Your mother is not fair and beautiful now in face, but her soul is what God made for a! mother. When you can see, look for j the face which holds the greatest love, j You will not be mistaken. It will be i your mother's.\ The great surgeon looked for a mo­ ment or two into the sightless eyes, and then tnrned and laid his hand on the father's trembling arm. \Only God can make him Roe, my | friend,\ he said kindly. \Your hoy was born blind, and human skill can­ not help him.\ The blind boy was tho first to speak, and he laid hie arm around the sudden­ ly aged form of his father. \Come he said, \let ns go back to mother. She will always be beautiful to me now,\ and they turned and gave place to tho others.—New York World. How I-s tjour Stationery? 'Remember we do \Up~to~Date\. print­ ing at reasonable prices. BIGGLE BOOKS A Farm Library of unequalled value—Practical, Up-to-date, Concise and Comprehensive—Hand­ somely Printed and Beautifully Illustrated. By JACOB BIGGLE No. 1—BIGGLE HORSE BOOK All about Horses—a Cointuon-Sense Treatise, with over 74 illustrations; a standard work. Price, 50 Cents. No. 2.—BIGGLE BERRY BOOK All abQiit growing Small Fruits—read and learn how ; contains 43 colored lile-like reproductions of all leading varieties and 100 other illustrations. Price, 50 Cents. No. 3—BIGGLE POULTRY BOOK All about Poultry ; the best Poultry Book in existence , tells every thing ; withJ3 colored life-like reproduction^ of all the principal breeds; with 103 other illustrations. Price, 50 Cents. No. 4—BIGGLE COW BOOK All about Cows and the Dairy Business ; having n great sale'; contaiqs 8coloredJjfe-likereproductionsol each breed, with 13a other illustrations. ' Price, 50 Cents. No. 5—BIGGLE SWINE BQQK Just out Ai) about Hogs—Breeding, Feeding, Butch­ ery, Dfseajes, etc. Contains o^rer 80 beautiful half­ tones apd other engravings. Price, 50 Cents. TheBIQQLE BOOKS are unique,original,useful—you never saw anything like them—so practical, sosensible They ure having an enormous sale—East, West, North and South. Every one who keeps a Horse, Cow, Hog or Chicken, or grows Small Fruits, ought to send right away for the BfQOLE BOOK'S. Th e FARM JOURNAL Is yojjr paper, made for you and not a misfit. It is 2? years old: it jsthe great boiled-down,hU-the-naH-on-the-hend,— quit-afler-you-haye-said-it, Farm and Household paper in the world—the biggest paper ofjts size in the United Slates of Amenca—havingoveramUljpnando-batfrcguJar readers. Any ONE of the BIGGLE BOOKS, and tne FARM JOURNAL S YEARS fremalnder of 1899 igpo 1901, 190? and 1903J will be sent by mai l to any address for A DOLLAR Bit/ auy addres s tor a uuh„ak »ii*L* Sample of FAR AI JOURNAL and circular describing DIQQLE BOOKS free. WILMEK ATKINSON. CHAS. F JENKINS. Address, JOURNAL FllILADKLPHIA fiee at the eost of a portion of one nf its tfivat paws. I had about made up my mind, when tbe forbiddinu canyon loomed in sijjit. to no no farther, but to Knllier a quantity of wood, strike a lire anil re ­ main by it until morulnjr At Ibis- mo- ! meiit a slight noise in the directum of the cut, a noise as ot small stones and gravel rolling do - vu a declivity, star tied me violently. I halted suddenly and peered nervously along tbe big road. At lirst I could see nothing. Then, looking long and stea.Hlj, a dark object in the road, a mere shadow at the distance, seemed to movi>. ('ould it be only a shadow cast from some elevated rock or cliff point which my imagination had conjured into something terrible? It required only the fraction of n second longer to de­ cide the question. It was the long, dark body of some kind of animal, some monster of the mountains, and i« was coming toward me. I could sec it now distinctly in the moonlit road ! My lirst thought was to ttirn and run j for life, b]jt I reileeted that if I did so. ; iT 1 turned my back to retreat, the ter- ! rible creature would instantly chase me. 1 walked backward several stops, nty the time looking straight at the lion, for such it proved to be—a mountain lion. The cunning beast was out for hi« supper evidently and was not disposed to allow me to walk away from him. for he at once quickened his steps. Then it was I put on a bold frout, sum­ moned all the courage 1 could com­ mand and made a desperate eu'ort to frighten the animal away. I ran toward it, swinging the drib threaten- i lngly and screaming and yelling fran­ tically at every jump. 1 hoped to see the ugly thing tuck its tail between its legs and be off, but it did nothing of the kind, and I came near precipitating a combat that could have had but one ending—a fatal one to me. The neast merely crouched as for a powerful spring, its great, fierce eyes fairly dancing in Its head the closer I came. There was no chance now to retreat. I wns within 30 feet of the foe and expected at every breath to be pounced upon and torn to pieces. For a wonder, my wits did not leave me. In fact, I don't believe I realized the fullness of my danger. I snaleh«».l the coat from my back and hurriedly struck a match and set it on fire. Being of light material, it flamed up readily. Swinging the burning coat, I ran at the lion again, yelling and screaming as before. This act saved me. With a savage growl or snarl the beast bounded off up the road for 50 yards or more and stopped. The coat soon burned out and loft me In practically the same condition as at first sight of the lion. I took off another garment, a shirt, and prepared to repeat the fire per foriuancc. When it came as near as I dared allow, I did as before, with likq result, only that the flame was not so hrlght, and the beast moved off more slowly and not so far. The crisis ,was close at -hand knew it could not be far off. I might burn the remainder of my clothing-^- trousers and underwear—but this would only delay for a few minutes the final encounter. I ran wildly alon a narrow, flat ledjjo of rock at the foot of the high bluffs looking for and hop­ ing to find some vantage ground—an overhanging arm or jutting rock, any thine, high or low. from which I could I ing entile on horses. This done, I coil- I td the strong rope in regulation style j nnd let tiy with the loop end at the lion's head. The cramped position in ' tvbieh I stood prevented accurate ! throwing, and I missed the mark, the j rope falling aerosn the animal's back* For an hour I kept up the exciting ; nnd, to me. unique sport, coiling and i ibrowing the rope, sometimes landing j the noose at the proper place, to see i it deftly thrown off ere it could be i draw n Finally tbe rope fell true. The lion made a frantic lunge and in such man­ ner as to effectually draw the noose, lie was caught Never have I, before or since, seen j such a display of violent madness com V V y T • T • T DoesYoup eaflAchei N Are your nerves weak? Can't you sleep well? Pain in your back ? Lack energy? Appetite poor? Digestion bad? Boils or pimples? These are sure signs of poisoning. From what poisons? From poisons that are al­ ways found in constipated bowels. If the contents of the bowels are not removed from the body each day, as nature intended, these poisonous substances are stye to be absorbed into tbe blooa, al­ ways causing suffering and frequently causing severe disease.' There is a common sense cure. 4 4 They daily insure an easy and natural movement of the bowels. You will find that the use of s Ayer's arsaparilla with the pills will hasten recovery. It cleanses the blood from all impurities and is a great tonic to the nerves. Write the Doctor. Our Mod leal Department lm» one of tho most omlnont physicians In thu United States Tell the doctor just how you are Buffering. You will receive the liest medical advice without coat. Address, DR. J. C. AYEtt. Lowell, Mass. I A ^ ^ ^ ^ A ^ J. E. LCJO/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 brand? Spring and Winter Wlpt Floor Always on hand. Also Poultry : Food : and : Fertilizers /'\I rape baskets Can be bought at the factory of J. II Lowland, Naples, N. Y., for less money than of any other firm offering in this market a first-class basket in every partic­ ular, with sawed covers, at $11) per M. All made of Naples ma­ terial and by Naples labor—home made and well made. See tbeiii before hnv ing. COAL! COAL! THE SOLin ROCKS SEF.MFD TO VIBRATK. bined with enormous strength as that which lollowed. The solid rocks seem­ ed to vibrate when the horrible cries rent the air. It leaped and tumbled and bellowed and fought and frothed at the mouth, rolled up near the edge of the gully and ere I could pull in the slack bounded off to tbe end of the rope, to be throw n a double somersault by the recoil, risiug to repeat the mad efforts to free itself. I began hauling in the slack of the rope as each inward movement gave me opportunity, sometimes a yard, then a foot, always keeping the ropo drawn taut and allowing the beast no time for using its teeth. The hauling in was slow work, but 1 knew I had him. As he began to tire from his frautlo exertions he would throw his full weight against the ropo and there hang until breathing became too difficult because of the pressure of the rope, when he would make another spring, only to lose another slice of territory. I kept working in tills manqer until the lion was oil the very edge of the gully and one more leap would svying him into the air. I managed to get a half hitch iq • tho taut drawn rope with the long club, and, placing one end against tho rock, formed a Iejjer of considerable power. Then, throwing my weight ngainst It, I could feel the rope slowly giving. Seeing that ho eould hold his position no longer, the lion gave an awful cry and sprang for the rocK on which I stood, missing the mark by less than a foot, to fall heavily to the rope's end and destruction. ' I waited on the rock until the beast's struggles subsided, or partially so, when I came down and with my knife made sure of my capture. T>he beast proved to be our old enemy, and I found myself a kind of hero in the camp for several days thereafter. . . The cool evenings will remind, you to place jour order early with me for l.he liest coal, care­ fully screened and carefully de­ livered vvilh promptness and at lowest hv ing prices. M AND OWerS Reapers , I have the IHinsville Mower and the Kovce Reaper.niade at. Dans- ville, N. Y., well known to be the best machines ever used in this country. See them before j on buy. I carry a full line of extras. SAWING of every kind, planing, matching, mouldings, re-sawing, feed grinding, ami any kind of mill work done with prompt­ ness. Work and prices to suit the times. Call at my mill and be conv ineed. Yours truly, OUR- ^ UPREME COURT, ONTARIO COUNTY.— • j ilomer Johnson against Jessie Salter, et al. | Pursuant t o n judgment o f foreclosure and sale granted in the above entitled action and entered ! in the Clerk's otlice of the County of Ontario on j the 7th day of July, lsas, I, the undersigned : referee, will sell at auction to the highest bidder, | at the otlice of Lincoln <fe Lincoln, in the village of Naples, Ontario County, New York, on the 25th day of August, 1899, ut ten o'clock in the forenoon, all that trout or parcel o f land, situate! in the town of CUnodiCD, County of Ontario and State of New York, aud described as follows, to wit: Situate in township number eight in the fifth range of townships in the County of Ontario and designated us lot number ten in the Samuel A. Lawrence tract as per survey of John Scott (whose field notes are supposed to be in the office of Charles Seymour) containing on e hundred and one acres and 31-100 of an acre of land. Excepting ten acres of said lot lying on the south side of said lot and being west of the high­ way. Liated July 8,1899. SPENCER F. LINCOLN, Referee. C lark & P ratt, Plaintiff's Attorneys, Way laud, N. Y. N OTICE TO CREDITORS—Pursuant t o an order of the Surrogate's Court of the County of Ontario, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against Edwin R. Parrish, late of the Town of Naples, Ontario County, State of New York, deceased, to present the same, with J. 1 , Naples. IY PRING and i UMMER TYLES In LADIES' and GENT'S Footwear Are, we believe, the finest ever seen in Naples, and the very embodiment of art in the *\ shoe manufacture. We are Headquarters for HEAVY WORK SHOES and have a large and complete line & J. & L. STORY, NAPLES,. N. Y. YOU CAN PATENT 1 you invent or improve; tRADE-MARK, COPYRIGHT o r DESIGN anythht CAVEAT, PROTECTION. Bend model, sketch, or photo, for free examination and advice. BOOK ON PATENTS K?&Rfi& ^ G.A.SNOW&CO. Patent Lawyers. WASHINGTON, D.C. LET US DO YOUR JOB PRINTING * ¥»_ »• j. vt •_ »w _ . * AS Bicycles cleaned and repaired. the vouchers thereof, to tne undersigned, George g Guns. Revolvers and Sew- R. Granby and Margaret L. Parrish, as Executors « ouns, ncvo vera ana f \ of the Will of the said Edwin R. Parrish, deceased at the office of George It. Granby in the Village of Naples, Ontario County,- New York, on or be­ fore tne 10th day of January, 1900. GEORGE R. GRANBY, MARGARET L. PARRISH, Executors. Lincoln & Lincoln, Executors' Attorneys, Naples, Ontario Co., N. Y Dated, July 3, 1899. 30w2G N der of the Surrogate's Court o f the County of. Ontario, notice is hereby given to all persons hav- ing claims against Robert R. Boggs, late of the 1 town of Naples, Ontario county, State of New York, deceased, to present the same, with the vouchers thereof, t o the nndersigned, 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 Itie 30th 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. 13m6 ing Machines cleaned and repaired. New Rolls Put on wringers, as good as new. Umbrellas repaired; all kinds of castings^ on stoves repaired; knives, shears, skates and all kinds o f tools sharpened; all kinds of soldering and brazing a specialty. All repair work, done in the best manner by a practical repair man. Give me a call at the Red Front. D. L BRAN DOW, f NAPLES, N. Y. 4> NAPLES BRANCH Lehigh Valley R. R. N OTICE TO CREDITORS—Pursuant to an or­ der of the Surrogate's Court of the County of i Ontario, notice is hereby given to all persons hav­ ing claims against Charles A. Pierce, late of the | town of Naples, Ontario county, state of New ; York, deceased, to present the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the undersigned James S. Briggs, at his residence in the village of Naples, on or before the llth day of August, 1899. Sarah M. Pierce, James S. Briggs, Administrators. Dated, March 9,1899. 13m6 Westard Eastward N OTICE TO CREDITORS.—Pursuant to an order of the Surrogate's Court o f the County of Ontario, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against John R. Salter late of the Town of Canadice, Ontario County, State of Ne w York, deceased, to present the same, with the vouchers thereof, t o the undersigned Administra­ tor at the office of Robert H. Wiley in the town of Springwater, Livingston County, N. Y., o n or be­ fore the 10th dav of December, J899. Dated June 6th, 1899. EZRA WILLIS, Administrator. Robert h. Wiley, Attorney for Administrator, Springwater, N. Y. p m 7 10 *7 13! 7 20 7 34 7 41 7 48| 7 57 8 021 8 08 *8 19 *8 251 8 30 p m 521 a m 9 37 * 9 42] * 9 52| 10 %' 10 45 *11 05 11 25 *11 32 11 55 i*12 14 *12 25| 12 45| p m Lv Ar| Geneva} Pre-Emption Road Dixon Stanley Gorham Green's Rushville Valley View Middlesex West River Parrish Naples Ar Lv 132 a m 8 051 *8 00) *7 53| 7 47f 7 41 *7 3a 7 291 *7 2fi| 7 20l *7 oa 6 50| a m 522 p m 5 30 *5 20 *5 10 5 00 4 JO *4 15 4 00 *3 55 3 25 lo|e*£3o- *3 05 3 00 p m Naples Market. Wheat, best Nvliite, per bu 70c Oats, pei bu 38c Rye, for 00 lbs 53c Corn, for (iO lbs 45 © 48c- Huckwlieiit, per 100 lbs $1.00 Clover seed $4.50-and $5.00 Alsike $4.50 and $5.00 Timothy seed .-$1.00 Beans, fed 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 © 22c Hav, per ton, loose $9.00 to $10.00 Straw, per ton, loose $3.00 © $4.00J Potatoes, per bu 30c Apples, per b'bl $1.85 ©$2.00 Butter, tub, per lb 14c \ roll, \ 18c Eggs, perdoz 12o Poultry '. 0© 7c Turkeys : 8© 10c Sheep 4 ©5c Hogs, live 3©5c \ dressed 4© 4Jc Calves 5c Cattle, on foot 2$ and 4 Hides 5@6c Ducks, dressed ...X 7 © 9c \ live Srr>^ 6c 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 Buckwjheat 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 1 WalWKiteOil (Quality Guaranteed.) STTLL 6 Cts. PER GAJL. Piatt's Famous flsirai Oil ONLY 8 CENTS. Delivered from the wagon by IRVING BARBER-or on sale by C. G. EVERITT, H. E. GRAHAM, T. J. IJEAHY, E. J HAYNES & CO., EDWIN HINCKLEY, DUNTON & LEWIS. Remember Money Refunded if Oil not Satisfactory. * Stop on- signal. The above trains daily except Sunday. X Dining Station. THE NEW YORK WORLD Thrice a-Week Edition. The Best Paper at the Lowest Price 156 PAPERS A Year For $1.00 As Good as a Daily at the Price of a Weekly. During the Spanish-American war The Thrice - a -Week World -proved its great value by the promptness, thorough­ ness and accuracy of its reports from all the scenes of Important events. It was as useful as a daily-to the reader, and it will be of equal value in reporting the great and complicated questions which are now before the American people. It prints the news of all the world,hav- ing special correspondence from all im­ portant news points on the globe. It has brilliant illustrations, stories by great authors, a capital humor page, complete markets, departments for the household and women's work and other special de-' partments of unusual interest. We offer this unequalled newspaper and The Naples News together one year for $1.65. The regular subscription price of the two papers is $2. NaplesLaundry If so, bring them to me and have them made as good as new. Work guaranteed. Prices as If your subscription is about to expire for your favorite agricultural, story, political or religious paper send it to us and if taken with The News we will save you money. All names received by us for out of town publications are forward­ ed same day as received. low as the lowest. ROGER MAHONE, Building formerly occupied by Mrs. Clara Ben jamin,- East Sltte Main Street.

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