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VOLUME 2. CHATHAM, COLUMBIA COUNTY, N. Y., TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 1888. NUMBER 25. THE CHATHAM REPUBLICAN. Official Paper for Columbia County. PnilisM oh Tuesdays at (Mai, ColmnMa Co, THE CIATHAI PUBLEHIfi C01PAM. A. E. BLUNCK, S. TJ. BAILEY, President. - Secretary. TERMS: — SI. 00 per Year. Advance. Positively in Advertisin' cation. Rates Furnished on Appli- Traveller ’ s Guide. ‘ railroad time tables . Boston & Albany. Going East, trains leave this station at 3:30, 7:55 and 10:46 A. M.: 3:25, 5:56 and 9:55 p. m . Going West, at 12:30. and 8:26 A. m .; 12:10,2:08 5:18 and 9:01 p. m . Sundays. Going East, 3:20 a. m. Going West, 9:01 p. M. Hudson & Chatham. Leave Chatham 8:30 A. m .; 12:10, 2:10 and 6:00 P. M. Arrive at Chatham 7:47 and 10:40 A. m .; 1:49 3:21 and 5:42 p. M. New York & Harlem. Leave Chatham 5:50 a . m .; 13:25 and 4:00 p. m . Sunday special 3:00. Arrive at Chatham 8:05 A. M.; 3:05 and 8:30 p. M. Sunday special 2:30 p. m . New York, Rutland & Montreal. All travel suspended at present. Village Directory. POSTOFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. MAILS ARRIVE. New York, 8.20 a. m. 3.45 and 8.40 p. m. East, 7.30 a. \a. 3.00 p. m. Hudson, 8.20 a. m., 5.30 p. m. West, 11.45 a. m., 5.30 From New York, 8.00 and 11.00 a. m., 3.15 and 9.00 p. m. West, 8.00 a. m., 3.30 p. p. m. North, 3.05 p. m. South, 3.45 and 8.40 p. m. Spencertown, Auster- litz and Green River, 3.45 p. m. Red Eock, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur ­ days, 1.00. Hudson, 8.00 a. m. and 1.35 and 3.30 p. m. East, 8.00 a. m., 12.10 p. North, 12.10 p. m. South, 3.15 and 9.00 p. m. Spencertown, Austere litzand Green River, 11.00 a. m. Red Rock, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur ­ days, 11.30 a. m. GEO. MCCLELLAN, P. M. THE CHURCHES. R epo rued . — Rev. Theodore S. Brown, Pastor. Sabbath servic es at 10:30 a . m . and 7:30 p. m . Sabbath school at 12 m . Prayer meeting Thursday evening, 7:30. Young people ’ s meetihg Sunday evening 6:30. M ethodist E piscopal . — Rev. D. McCartney, JPastor. Sabbath services at 10:30 a . m . and ^7;30 p. m . Sabbath school at 12 m . @hurch prayer meeting Thursday evening. E manuel E vangelical L utheran . — Rev. J. • Frank Hartman, Pastor. Sabbath services; Preaching at 3 p . m .: prayer meeting at 7:30; Sunday school at 2 p. m . Church prayer meeting on Thursday evening. Seats free; all welcame. S t . L uke ’ s C hapel . — Rev. J. D. Kennedy, Rec ­ tor. Services every Sunday at 7:30 p . m . Sunday school at 3 p . m . S t . P atrick ’ s . — Rev. Louis Griffa, Rector, High Mass at 10:30 A. m . every Sunday of each month; first mass at 8:30 A. m . and late mass at 10:30 a . m . Vespers and benediction 7 p . m : Sunday school at 3 p . m . THE LODGES. C olumbia L odge No. 98, F. & A. M. Stated Communications on the first and third Fridays of each month, at 7 o ’ clock, d . m. C harity C hapter N o . 47, Order of Eastern Star. Second and fourth Fridays of each month 7 p. m. C hatham L odge N o . 141, Knights of Pythias, first and third Wednesdays of each month at 8 P. M. G en . L ogan P ost N o . 539, G. A. R., meets second and fourth Tuesday evenings of each month at Pythian Hall. VILLAGE TRUSTEES. Trustees of village meet on first Tuesday evening of each month. F1RB COMPANIES. Ocean Engine and Hose Company No. 1 meet the first Monday evening of each month- III Although the Holiday season has passed by, there ’ s the Birthday of your Son or Daughter. No better time than to-day to prepare for it by purchasing from our stock of HOMDAY GOODS of every description which we are selling at REDUCED PRICES. We can supply TOTS OF EYEBY DESC8IPTM. BOOKS, ALBUMS, Articles Useful aud Ornamental, At prices that will make it pay to BUT FOE FUTURE USE. Daily, Weekly and Sunday Papers PROMPTLY .FURNISHED. Tobacco, Cigars, Fruits. Confec ­ tionery. AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. W. H. WAIT, LADIES ’ BAZAAB, Wm. ROGOWSKI, Has just received a new Stock of SPRING JACKETS At Wonderfully Low Prices. Spring Wraps Columbia County. CLAVERACK. Nicely Trimmed Goods at < paratively Low Prices. We can show in Wash Dress Goods The most elegant Tine of Real French Salines Which we offer at popular prices, and which we are not liable to have late in the season. Also the largest and cheapest stock of Satins, Cambrics, Seersuckers and Ginghams WE HAVE EVER SHOWN, AT As Low Prices as Usual Dfain Street, Chatham. Hill lilt Will fee ready in time for a new; EASTEH BONNET. We shall also receive a new invoice of FOR EASTER HOLIDAYS- Do not forget our stock of Rnchings, Collars and Cuffs, &c. Also our line of GENTS ’ FURNISHING GOODS New goods in Gents ’ Ties, Collars, Cuffs and White Shirts. Wm. ROGOWSKI, Miss Catharine Rockefeller has returned from an extended visit. ^ Miss Mary Payne of Hudson, is on a short visit to her aunt, Mrs. Gertrude Miller. Henry Pulyer ‘ has had a relapse conse ­ quent on exposing himself too soon to the inclement weather. Hiram Raught is moving back in about as fine weather as when he left the confines of our hospitable village. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Strope, of Yalatie, spent a few days in town as the guest of Mr. Strope ’ s uncle, Samuel. Miller. The night watchman at G. C. & H. R. I. intends wearing a coat of mail in the future to protect him from the onslaughts of masked and bellicose or amorous assail ­ ants, Leonard Miller, an old resident of this place, has sustained a severe shock of paralysis. The result is not expected to prove fatal. During the storm on Wednesday last a little daughter was bom into the family of Prof. McAffee, at C. C. & H. R. I. They named the little girl Bessie. ■ A few of our citizens attended the Farmers ’ Institute last week and expressed themselves as being highly pleased and profited by having attended. The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert S. Porter and infant daughter, of Kent, Conn., have been visiting in town as the guests of Mr s: Porter ’ s father,-H. A. Crane.. That man with the spring poem in the inside pocket of his overcoat, and who was lately shoveled out of a snow drift, is suf ­ fering intensely with the chillblains. Leonard Knapp, an enterprising Ger ­ man, has leased the large .farm connected with the fine residence of Milton Martin. We extend our best wishes for success to you, Leonard! Miss Alice Bristol of Canaan, Four Corners, has been spending a few days here with her brother and cousins, the Misses Bristol. Her brother will accom ­ pany her on her return home. Mrs. S. A, Ames, teacher of mathemat ­ ics at Claavarack College and Hudson River Institute, has been seriously ill for the past few weeks. Miss Carrie Parsons is efficiently filling the vacant position, The same old habit of the people of making monntains out of mole hills was exemplified in the reports set afloat regard ­ ing the terrible experiences of one of bur citizens, who journeyed ' from Mellenville to this town through the drifts a foot- back. A second time the lecturer from Living- stondisappointedanexpectant-audienee. His subject was to have been “ Heat. ” Last Friday his progress toward this vil ­ lage was retarded by the blizzard. This time the absence of his favorite topic (heal) from the surrounding ether is in all proba ­ bility the cause for his non-appearance at the appointed hour. The Rev ’ Mr. Lane gave the audience assembled the benefit of his newspaper perusals for the past week. He told all the young men that “ those who did not have the courage to propose to their best girls before leaving the place had better leave before he began. ” The major ­ ity departed. VALATIE. Peter G. Wheeler, an aged resident, died last Tuesday; Successful railroads are very seldom built on “ resolutions ” passed at public meetings. The Presbyterian congregation have in ­ vited Rev. T. E. Davis to become their pas ­ tor. The opera house is to be given over to a walking match during one-half of next week. * Rev. Sam Jones will deliver his prom ­ ised lecture, m the opera house next Tues ­ day evening. Tha chances are that it rests with the people of this village to decide whether the Canoe mill shall be rebuilt. Dr. S. J. Reynolds will remove to Troy next week, imd open his office at that place. Our citizens regret his departure from their midst. The local Democratic “ boss ” has finally secured his long promised ‘ government job. ” Instead of running the New York custom house, he will engineer a cancelling stamp in this village. The corpprtion election last Tuesday was a.tame affair, there being no opposition to the candidates nominated at the caucus held the previous evening. Mr. Geo. Y. B. Clark was elected president; James E. Snyder, trustee; George Behler, treasurer; and Dennis Henchey, collector. NORTH CHATHAM. c: L. S. C. 30th. at O. P. Kingman ’ s, March Hoffman Brothers entertained company last week. MELLENVILLE. Main Street, Chatham, N. Y. CHATHAM CENTRE. Agent for BUTTERICK ’ S PATTERNS. A scholar from Chatham is attending our district school. If you want to Buy, Sell or Rent a House or Farn Or if you desire to Insure your ^Property In a good reliable company, at lowest pre ­ mium, be sure and consult about it with GEORGE H. SHUFEIiT, Real Estate and Insurance Agents Main Street, Chatham, N. Y. H. S. MOTJL ARCHITECT. All kinds of Architectural work done at short notice. Correspondence solicited. Office 146 Union Street, HUDSON, Y. Satisfactory references given when re ­ quired. ‘ GET YOUK AUCTION POSTERS ! PRINTED AT THE Republican Office. CHATHAM, N. Y. Delmar Yan Alstyne is spending a week at Nassau with his grandfather. Miss Frances Yedder returned from a short visit in Massachusetts yesterday. Thomas J. Rider will work the Elliott Garner farm at Ghent village this smmer. Rev. Joel Squier had a poor spell last week, but seems to be as well as usual at present writing. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Decker, of Nassau, spent Sunday here with their daughter, Mrs. John A. Yan Alstyne. Mrs. Seymour Williams has been visit ­ ing her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Johnson, at North Chatham for the past week. Jesse Crandell is failing very fast and it is thought he cannot last a' great while longer. His age is supposed to be the cause of his illness. Miss Minnie Goold returned Saturday from Amenia Union, Dutchess county, where she has been attending the wedding of a young lady relative. Rev. W. W. Foster, jr., and wife of Al ­ bany, drove to this village last Thursday and returned Friday, spending the day while here with Mr. Foster ’ s father. A good time was had by the few who attended the meeting of the Ladies ’ Aid society last Thursday evening at the house of J. N. Stickles. The roads were in such bad condition that a large attendance was not expected. George Reed started for Washington last Tuesday, going from Albany with the ex ­ cursion over the West Shore railroad. In a letter to his father he says he is pleasant ­ ly located in the National Capitol and en ­ joying himself hugely. The funeral of the year-old child of Miv and Mrs. Jesse Goodrich was held at the house Wednesday afternoon; interment our rural cemetery. The sympathy of the whole community is with the bereaved family m this their first affliction of - the kind. The lecture in the M, E. church by the Rev. J. H. Lane, of Claverack, lasL Tues ­ day evening, on “ Artichokes, ” was but slimly attended, owing to the very bad con ­ dition of the roads. The few who did at ­ tend were well pleased. The lecture was listened to with the utmost attention and the many humorous stories were well told and enthusiastically received. The high water of last week Wednesday carried away the dam at M. L. Haner & Son ’ s paper mill. The dam had stood the freshets for 36 years, but had never before been so tried with the ice, large cakes be ­ tween 20 aud 3Q inches thick struck the dam from early morning until about 2 o ’ clock in the afternoon, when the dam gave way, hardly leaving a stick of timber to tell where it had stood, Hauer & Son intend laying pipes to the; creek and think they can pump enough water to. supply their boiler and vats and run by steam un ­ til such time as they can build a new dam which will be commenced immediately. Mrs. William Hanor is on the sick list. Mr. Jacob Schenck will occupy the rooms vacated by Mr. Miller. Mrs. Clapper, an aged lady, has been very ill for a long time past, and has not taken food or medicine for 18 days. The missionery collections of the M. E. Sunday school in our village amount to $21.18 during the past conference . year. Alford Paiquie, a former resident of this village, died of consumption at his home in Catskill, last week, and was brought here Wednesday for burial. Andrew Clapper has moved into one of the tenements of the Yalley mill and Mr. Jacob Smith into the rooms formerly occu ­ pied by Mr. Clapper, in Rev. H. J. Se- brmg ’ s tenement. A young deluge visited our quiet village last week. The rain caused the creeks to raise quite rapidly. The dock work at the east side of the Wellington mills dam was completely washed away. The water cov ­ ered the road near the bridge to a depth of from two to three feet.- The basement of Mr. John Magley ’ s house was filled with water to a depth of 14 inches. It was quite laughable to see the boys fording Jordan on horseback, it being the only way to get to their homes unless they resorted to swimming. EAST CHATHAM. Mrs. John Brady, of College Point, N. Y. , is visiting at Richard Gainey ’ s. Chas. Sickles has sold his pair of high ­ flying horses to S. C. Hamlin of Albany. Mrs. Samuel Bradley of Washington, D. C., was at H. C. Bradley ’ s last week. The Ladies ’ Aid society will meet, Thursday afternoon, at Mrs. W. J. Kirby ’ s. William Childs has sold his fine residence on the hill to W- A. Traver of Albany. Geo. Bowman and wife, of Springfield, Mass., were at William Slatcher ’ s, last week. W. Grant intends to move into the upper rooms of Samuel Allis ’ s house on Mechanic street. J. W. Herrick intends to return from East Albany in the spring and occupy the Stafford place. George Jennison has exchanged his black pacing mare with John Wagner for a fine sorrel mare, six years old. Seymour Parish has obtained a job in a hardware store at Philmont, where he in ­ tends to move about April 1st. Several auctions were obliged to be post ­ poned in this vicinity on account of the re ­ cent snow storm. Geo. Smith of East Springfield, has taken a position in O. B. Allen ’ s hardware store, recently vacated by S. H. Parish. J. A. Shoemaker has been entertaining visitors lately. Miss Dora Eighmy has been on the sick list hut is now better. George Vickery ’ s horses got fast iiu- the stable and died last Wednesday. J. L. Reynolds thinks there is more money in a tin cart than in farming. Shoveling snow in the bright sunshine was too much for Dudley Walker ’ s eyes. The thaw as well as the blizzard, dis : arranged the regularity of the mail stage. During the thaw water ran in Henry Hill ’ s cellar like a stream from a hydrant. Mrs. Sarah P. Weiderwax has gone to live with her daughter, Mrs. P. B. Walker The crows are holding a grand carnival over the remains of one of Dr. Peck ’ s horses. The Rev. Mr, McKean was on hand and preached an excellent sermon according to appointment. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Atwell, formerly of Schuyierville, were guests at 1. B. Bough- ton ’ s, last week. Joseph Buell of Hawk ’ s Nest, Dakota, says there are worse places than a hawk ’ s nest in this world. Mrs. Jane DeGraff of Kinderhook, is now keeping houso in Mrs. Gildersleeve ’ s n dence for a short time. Mrs. J. J, Johnson for a week past has been quite seriously sick; also two of her children have been quite ill. John Fredericks killed ten crows and broke the wing of another at one shot the other day. He is now suffering from a sprained ankle. The man who jdrove into the long cut in that great Nassau snow bank one night, would have been happy if he could have got hold of the boss shoveler about that time. GHENT. FLAT BROOK. Conundrum: Who will win the cigars? John G. Wilson will resume operations again oh his wood after the first of April. Frank Norton and family will remove to Wadham ’ s farm, where he has taken a contract to cut cordwood and railroad ties. The public school closed here last Fri ­ day. The summer term will commence in three or four weeks with Miss Bertha Hammond as teacher. We are credibly informed that Henry Steuerwald has hired the Woodworth Maple cottage for the coming year. Query Where is the housekeeper ? Chas: Dorr of Richmond j Mass, j was around here soliciting the farmers to join in .with the farmers of Richmond and erect a creamery there. What success he had has not been learned. F. Harris of Beebeville, met with quite a loss one day last week. His favorite stallion, Black Cloud, was taken sick and died within a short time. Mr. Harris had refused fTOOTor him. ANCRAM. Never since 1869 has the creek been as high as it was on Thursday. Mrs. Decker and daughter are on their way home, via Cleveland, Ohio. The jury in the case of The People vs. Stickles, which was tried at Poughkeepsie last week, failed to agree on a verdict and were discharged. On Sunday last Rev. 1. B. Heroy preached his farewell sermon. Seldom a man leaves a place regretted by so many as Mr. Heroy. Mrs. Maria Dennis the victim of the late storm, an account of whose sad death has been published, was buried from the home of Mr. James Dennis on Sunday, Mar. 18. MALDEN BRIDGE. SPENCERTOWN. Miss Blanche Spencer has secured a good situation in a Philmont mill. Peter Dunn and family will take up their abode here this spring in their own domi ­ cile. Rev. E. H. Roys leaves early this week to attend the annual M. E. Conference, which convenes at Newburgh. Alfred Pultz and Carrie E. Davis were joined in matrimony at the home of the brides ’ father, J. F. Davis, on Wednesday last. Rev. E. H. Roys tied the knot se­ curely. May the young couple have long life and happiness. The Union school, Prof. S. S. Shaw, principal, closes its winter term Thursday, April 5th, followed by a school exhibition in the evening. Great care has been taken in making up the program and the exhibition Promises to be a success. Darius Hunt and family are preparing to take their departure for Rensselaer coun ­ ty this week. Their household goods will be shipped by rail. Our good-bye is at ­ tended with best wishes and the hope that Mr. Hunt may always have a big crop of potatoes and none of them w.eighing less than a pound. Jas. Hayes made a short visit to friends in New York last week. . New firm at the store: Messrs. Yedder & Pratt. H. E. Pratt takes the place of Jas. Hughes, who contemplates going into business at Stuyvesant Falls. The entertainment at the church on Wednesday evening, April 4, promises to be first-class. As the proceeds %re for the benefit of the church, an opportunity is presented of enjoying an excellent program and at the same time aiding a worthy cause. Tickets will be on sale during this week. CANAAN FOUR CORNERS. last Ed Barstow started for the west Monday. -E. E. Walker is making improvements on his new home. Isaac Walker, an old and respected resi ­ dent of Canaan, died on Thursday evening aged 71 years. Noah Norton, an old resident of Canaan, died last Monday in the 85th year of his age. Jason Somers who teaches school at the Industrial farm, spent a portion of last week in Albany visiting friends. CANAAN CENTRE. HARLEMVILLE. Mrs. Richard Ward is confined to the house with rheumatism. David Yincent has hired the late Dr. Mercer farm for the coming year. Mrs. William T. Holsapple has been seriously ill but is how able to be about. William F, Mercer will remove his fam ­ ily to Philmont about April 1st, where he is engaged in business. The concert that was to have been given last Thursday evening was postponed on account of the weather. 4^ .Bates died yesterday afternoon, fneeting (6f the W. C. T. U. will he held at the house of Pratt Tompkins on Thursday afterneon at 2.30 o ’ clock. The Sacrament of the Lord ’ s Supper will be observed on Sunday, April 1. Pre ­ paratory seryicesj Friday evening, at L. B. Brown ’ s. NORTH HILLSDALE. RED ROCK. Charles Jenkins has gone west for an ­ other carload of horses. There have been two deaths in this vicinity since our last writing, Mrs. Charles Bemis and Walter Lamoree. * The remains of Miss Charlotte Loop were interred in the cemetery at this place last Saturday. It would be a good plan if some of ohr young men would take stronger halters when they go out calling and leave their teams at a distance from the house. . The Courier last week had evidently not got over the blizzard when they put in the item about our commissioner of highways. His name is Gilderaleeve instead of Gilbert. Harry Truesdell was snowed in here week before last, and last week was sick so that he could not get home;: but we are glad to say that he will be able $0 get there in a day or two. i . Farmers in our vicinity are how prepared for a late spring opening of farming. “ Thid ” Mason paid our town a flying visit recently. He looked as natural as ever. Mrs. Parsons, of Albany, was the guest of Mrs. Charles Tracy on a brief visit last week. The Ladies ’ Missionary society of the Reformed church will meet at the residence of Geo. H. Snyder on Saturday at 3 p. m. - Those interested in the decoration of the Reformed church for Easter Sunday will meet at the church at 1 p. m. on Saturday. Frank Whiteman, lately employed on the Third Avenue elevated railroad, has taken charge of the affairs of the Harlem . railroad, and seems to be quite at home, and with a pleasant word for everyone. D. C. Dodge, of Utica, was here recently and sold some fine monumental work, including a family monument to Mrs. George L. Miller, to be put up in June, when he will be here to superintend it. C. Gamwell Varney passed through our town on Saturday last on his way to Aus- terlitz from Jersey City, where he is em ­ ployed in the office of the U. S. Express company supply department, under Super ­ intendent George Peterson. A very pleasant gathering of friends of Laban Purcell, gave himself and family an agreeable surprise at their residence last evening and had a social parting with them prior to their moving away this week. They were presented with a neat hanging lamp as a memento from the gathering. Ohr esteemed citizen, Laban Purcell and family expect to leave our town this week week for their new home near Catskill Sta- ...\ tion. We shall miss his genial face at the Harlem depot, as will the.family be missed. While they have our best wishes for their future prosperity, we regret to part with them. ' Considerable damage was done along the line of our creek by the recent high water, especially to the paper mills, as more or less paper was ruined where the water over ­ flowed the floor the floor of tha mills, as it did in several instances; They are about in their normal condition again and run ­ ning as usual. The Reformed church sociable held Thursday evening was very fairly attended and proved a financial success, considering the condition of the weather and the roads. The entertainment consisted of singing, recitations, &c., followed by a supper. The “ Deacon ” and Harvey manipulated the knife and fork just .as if they were at home. The sum cleared was about $28. GLENCO MILLS. Herbert Blass of Philmont, has been spending the past-few days with his parents. — ' .... \~;- Sleighing on the main roads is gone, while the cross roads with few exieeptions are still blockaded with snow. . There will be no preaching here next Sabbath in consequence of our pastor being away to attend the annual M. E. conference at Newburgh. An Easter entertainment will be given in the evening by members of the Sunday school.- Mrs. William Stevens was rendered in ­ sensible by falling on the ice about a week ago and remained in that condition nearly two hours. With-returning consciousness; she was seized with spasms, but at present writing is apparently out of danger. The water and ice sti iking against the house occupied by Philip Hamm caused some uneasiness to the occupants last Wednesday but their fears were allayed by the giving way of the mill dam just below the house, thus carrying off the surplus water. NEW LEBANON. Miss Ruby Tilden, daughter of the late Henry A. Tilden of this place, will be married on Thursday of next week to Mr., Willis S. Paine, superintendent of the state banking department. The ceremony will take place in the Madison Avenue Presby ­ terian church. New York. KINDERHOOK. Mr and Mrs. Thomas Burt have return ­ ed from New York. The officers of the M. E. Sabbath school were re-elected Sunday week. CURRENT COMMENT. — George'William Curtis still avers that “ Cleveland is better than his party. ” But he don ’ t say anything about the awful con ­ dition of the party . — Chicago Inter- Ocean. — When all is conceeded in reason to Dr. Dix we maintain that virtue still controls the universe ; that religion still holds a faith- full citadel; that protection of the weak against the despotism of the strong is a living, breathing duty, and that enough of the really fittest survive to cheer the gooff in all lauds . — Baltimore American. -A French scientist predicts a time., when there will he no water on the face of the earth. Until that desiccated era comes people who love their race and believe that to be the best reform which- achieves the best practical results will go in for high license. Subsequently prohibition and “ more liquor drank than ever ” may be in order if the supply of water actually fail. — What a thing of beauty and a joy for ­ ever civil seryice reform is! Mr. Smith of the Geological Survey got tired of being, plain, prosaic Smith, and had his name changed to Foss. He found at the end of the month that he could no longer draw? Mr. Smith ’ s jpay, even though he had been doing Mr. Smith ’ s work, and that he would either have to sign himself Smith, or resign as Smith and seek reappointment as Foss. Verily, here is material fora whole GB- bert and Sullivan opera. , What funny things we do see when we haven ’ t agon. ■ -'i MM ' .-3 I :-«tl ' - / :ai .V?: |3 — “ Come early and avoid the crush) ” is the motto at S. P. Allen ’ s where Tulip soap is all the rage. ' — “ Honor to whom honor is due. ” To 'V ^ ;■ , ' . ■ ■ ' : - ; ■ -- Y- . . ; -- s

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