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, ^ > r -''' '■ A ' ' ! '^. ^v t , >' ' W A 1 ~ ' i-' ' : : v ' 1 ’ ■ ■ .'• f ivt . ' BUSINESS NEWS. CHATHAM, TUESDAY, APR. 3, 1888. — Auction at the Mason House, Wednes ­ day April 4th, at 13 o ’ clock. — Dr. Wm. Robinson, the old reliable Veterinaiy Surgeon, can be consulted on all diseases of domestic animals. Office at Mason House. — J. Edward Allen, dealer in all kindsof Cemetery work. Blue and White Kutland, (Vt.) Marble. Also Foreign and Domestic Granites. Nothing but A No. 1 stock used and first-class work guaranteed. School St., Chatham, N. Y. — A Traver at North Chatham, for “ spot cash, ” is dividing the profits with his custom ­ ers since April 1. Bight down to hard pan prices, with some extra inducements. Traver ’ s hard wheat best Patent flour is taking the lead, spot cash on delivery. LOCAL RECORD, LOCALS IN BRIEF. ! — The furnace is again in full operation. — Spring house cleaning \will next be in order. — J. J. Hobel opens his new market in Mrs. Fish ’ s building on Lower Main street this week. — Wells Lacy has removed to Railroad avenue, , He occupies a portion of C. A. Belden ’ s house. — Benjamin Van Deusen will reside this year in a portion of Mrs. Tracy ’ s house on Emderhook street. — The Thomas street “ tile dram ” project is revived. A petition in favor of it was in circulation last week. — The pupils of the Union Free school are enjoying an Easter vacation this week. Studies will be resumed next Monday. — Mrs. J. G-. Allen has broken up house ­ keeping here and gone to reside with her daughter, Mrs. Ballentine, in Albany. — Harvey Boice has vacated the apart ­ ments in the Rogowski block and moved to the John J. Van Deusen farm south of this village.* — The Pittsfield Sun is a Democratic paper, but it wants a high tariff placed on snow, at once, and objects to large impor ­ tations free of duty. — Charles Polhill, lately employed at. Welch ’ s hardware store, has secured a situ ­ ation at Eddyville, N. Y. He removed to- that place last week. — James Rossboro has moved into Henry Hoch ’ s house on Murray street, vacated by C. W. Phelps, whose ^family will board with L. E. Callender. — The big Baldwin locomotive No. 260, blew out a cylinder head while taking a heavy freight train around the Blue hill last Thursday and had to back down to the village. The locomotive was sent to Al ­ bany for repairs, and another engine drew the train eastward. — The passenger train from the East arriving here at 9,01 p, m., which leaves Boston at 3 o ’ clock, p. m., and is express to Springfield, accommodation from Spring- field to Pittsfield, and express the rest of the way, will soon be run as an express from Boston to Albany. * — Big crowds attended the Mason House auction Saturday. The assortment of goods was so large, however, that darkness came before the auction was completed. Mr. Mason has therefore determined to continue the sale to morrow. It isn ’ t often one sees a three-days ’ auction in this village. — James F. Frost returned to this village on Thursday, and is again domiciled at Stanwix Hall. Mr. Frost has been spend ­ ing the past two or three months on Long Island, and he brings with him the cham ­ pion “ blizzard ” story. It relates to a hotel keeper who was obliged to dig a tunnel 500 feet long through a snow drift. —Mrs. Jackson, of Lee, Mass., who mar ­ ried a Hudson man not knowing he already had a wife, had the marriage formally de ­ clared null and void by the superior court at Pittsfield, the other day. The man in this case testified that he left his Hudson wife so sick he supposed she was going to die and believed she had died until she con ­ fronted him with wife number two. He is now in jail for his plural ventures in matrimony. — The local board of health gives the vil ­ lagers notice to-day in another column, of the necessity for an early cleaning up of outbuildings, ash heaps, etc. The festive tomato can and the decayed rubber shoe must soon take their departure to the suburbs. It will be well to pay heed to the warning. By the way, any person who is unacquainted with the local health ordi ­ nances now in force can secure a free sup ­ ply of light and cheerful reading matter for leisure moments by applying to Geo. E. Burrows. — Yesterday was-a busy day at the local bank. : , — The new hose tower at village hall is nearly completed. w — About 60,000 gallons of water were poured on the fire^this morning. — The fire this morning causes no interup- tion to business at the Ladies ’ Bazaar. — Our villagers have lately enjoyed what might be called rubber boot-iful walking. — Wait, the confectioner, has removed from the Jones block to the Cadman build ­ ing. — Michael Dwyer and sister spent a por ­ tion of last week with friends at East Al ­ bany. — Stewart M. Lament, of Hudson, spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives in this village. • — The Methodist Ladies ’ Aid society hold a meeting “ for work ” next Thursday after ­ noon at 2 o ’ clock. — I. H. Sonn, of Medinft, N. Y., arrived in town, on Saturday to spend the Easter festival with friends. — Many people didn ’ t wait for the “ first of April ” this year, but moved their house ­ hold goods last week. — The schoolboys are around with their pockets full of marbles, and looking for dry places on the sidewalks. — Mrs. Gates, widow of Engineer Gates, has removed to this village, into a portion of John Schermerhorn ’ s house on High street. — Joseph Van Alstyne, of Yalatie, agent for J. T. Rider, the Hudson musical instru ­ ment dealer, will hereafter reside in this village, e — The twittering of an early spring robin on Kinderhook street, when translated, tells of a nest that is being quietly prepared for a bride from Canaan who will occupy it before the roses bloom: — A State Line cow owned by P. Losty gave birth to twin calves, a few nights ago. They are beauties. One is spotted black and white and the other is red and white, perfectly matched as to spots and size. — Coroner Maxbn on Thursday last com ­ pleted the inquest in the case of the woman who died near Spencertown about a week ago without medical attendance. The jury returned a verdict that death was caused by peritonitis. — The Methodist Ladies ’ Aid society will hold a sociable in the church parlors next Friday evening. A supper will be served and a pleasant entertainment given. The proceeds will be for renovating the interior of the parsonage. — Those wise in such matters tell us there is little frost in the ground. In many places in the fields it is all gone. To this is owing the fact that the vast body of snow has been disappearing almost like magic, without swelling the streams so as. to do serious damage, & — The Pan Handle railroad is in opera ­ tion, chiefly for the transportation of dead freight. One train makes a trip daily and occasionally a passenger car is attached to it. It is expected, however, that pas ­ senger trains will run regularly within a few days. — The display of spring bonnets on Sun ­ day was not large. When a woman has a spring bonnet, and does not wear it, the obstacle must be great. Come to think of it, men with spring overcoats act much the same way. Yerily, brethren, in the last days of the Lent just ended We were all miserable sinners. — Our remarks last week concerning, the Chatham and HeW Lebanon mail carrier appear to have “ hit the bullseye, ” ‘ and stirred up the chap to some purpose. He sent in his resignation to Washington, last week — wherein he showed a level head — and, pending its acceptance, he found it convenient to go over his route daily. : — Abm. Marks, of the Banner Clothing House, on Main street, is getting ready for the spring trade which he expects will soon begin to boom. During last week, he had painters, varnishers, kalsominers and paper hangers busy at work and the establish ­ ment looks as attractive and neat as the clothing it furnishes to our citizens. Oscar Wkyland superintended the work and has given Mr. Marks a good job. — The village board of health held a meeting last week and passed a new sani ­ tary regulation concerning the care and dis ­ posal- of swill within the village limits. The regulation is published in another col ­ umn of this issue, and inasmuch as there is a fine of $25 likely to be wrung from the individual who treats the regulation with contempt, every householder and other in ­ terested person should read it. — There was a good attendance of mem ­ bers at the annual meeting of the Y. M.- C. A. held last Wednesday evening. Reports were read and the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: R. W. Sey ­ mour, president; Charles A. Wentworth, first vice-president; L. M. Muzzy, second vice-president; George R. Percy, secretary, and W. H. Lacy, treasurer. The annual dues of members were reduced to $2, and this fee will include free admission to all lectures and entertainments given during the year, under the auspices of the associa­ tion. The associate members are now also given all the privileges possessed by other members, except the right to hold office. It is understood that the changes in the personnel of the executive officers fore ­ shadows a systematic and intelligent en ­ deavor to 'make the association popular among the class of young men it is designed to reach, and with President Seymour at the helm the Y. M. C. A. will yet become a useful and well patronized village insti ­ tution. — Tremaine ’ s Comedy company will ap pear at Barton ’ s Hall next Thursday, Fri ­ day and Saturday evenings of this week, They have a good repertoire of plays and will open with ‘ ‘ Esmeralda. ” Miss Marion Russell, of the original cast at the Madison Square Theatre will appear in the title role, with the same costumes then worn. The company will play “ The Child Stealer ” and “ Fanchon, the Cricket ” during their en ­ gagement here. They are said to be a good company. Popular prices will prevail. — The board of health of the town of Chatham met at Town Clerk Callender ’ s office, Thursday, and organized for the ensuing year by electing John J. Wilbor, president; L. E. Callender, secretary, and Dr. Frank T. Kunker, health officer. The following residents of the northern villages were given authority to issue burial and transit permits In their respective localities: Andrew Yan Alstyne, Chatham Centre; C. G. Yan Alstyne, North Chatham; Chauncey A. King, Old Chatham; Robert Hoes, Malden Bridge'. — Sanford Smith returned to Cornell yes ­ terday. _ ,Y'. , — The village board of trustees hold their monthly meeting this evening. — Correspondence from Columbia county villages on two pages this week. — Miss A. Matie Burrows, of Wellesley college, is home for the spring vacation. — The village churches were ' prettily decorated with plants and flowers on Sun ­ day. ; . \ .. \ — The Hudson River Ministerial associa­ tion will hold its next meeting at Kingston, in May. — Twenty-one persons were received into fellowship at the Reformed church on Eas ­ ter morning. r — The civil calendar of the Columbia cir ­ cuit court to convene next Monday em ­ braces 62 causes. — The pews in the Reformed church were rented for the ensuing year, last Saturday afternoon. There was a slight advance on the sum realized last year. — Flannel pancakes do not make very satisfactory-fare for breakfast on April 1st. And it isn ’ t every cook who can turn them out so as to pass inspection. — The annual conference of the New York A. M. E. church meets in New York on April 18. It will be attended by Rev. J. H. Nichols of this village. — While the family of George Link, a Greenport farmer, were at church on Palm Sunday, the hired man robbed the house of $40 besides a lot of jewelry, and decamped. — John H. Jessup, of Hudson, cut the small finger of his right hand nearly off and badly injured a knee while unloading some machinery, on Saturday afternoon. — In the new apportionment of public school monies the Union Free school dis ­ trict does not fare quite so well as last year. It receives $1,375.14 — a decrease of $59.18. — James Fulder, a Curtisville farmer, is coming to the local creamery to learn the art of butter making with his brother-in- law, B. C. Bliss, according to the Berk ­ shire Conner. — At the annual meeting of the R:formed church congregation, on Saturday, James Ham and J. D. Clark were elected elders and H. C. Pierson and J. K. Pierce were elected deacons. — Dominie Brown made two hearts happy on Saturday, at the Reformed parsonage. The groom told the Dominie that he was a native of County Galway, Ireland. The bride stated that she belonged to Lenox*, Mass. — April 1st. was not a publication day with the Albany Journal ' Possibly that is why it printed on Saturday evening a yarn to the effect that Filkins the express rob ­ ber, is now a ranch keeper up in the wilds of Manitoba. — The silver watch stolen from Frank Ford ’ s house near Old Chatham several months ago was found in a Brooklyn pawn ­ shop, a few days since, by Ezra A. Traver, while he was searching for some other stolen property. — Lawrence Fogarty, a Pittsfield youth, aged 19, tried to board a moving west-bound freight train on the Boston & Albany rail ­ road at Hinsdale, Sunday afternoon. He received internal injuries from which he died in 15 minutes. — An employe of the Burden iron mines in the town of Livingston, named Yanniss, was struck and killed by a fast train on the Hudson river railroad, near Catskill Station, Thursday afternoon. Coroner Link held' an inquest Saturday. — The “ Tattersall ’ s ” sale announced in our advertising columns to be held every Saturday at the Chatham House yard, will prove quite an accommodation for parties who have a few articles to sell but at the same time not have \enough to warrant a separate auction. — No mail from the north yesterday. Mail Carrier Chapman ’ s resignation went into effect on April 1st. It is reported that the route has been “ reconstructed ” and that it will run to Chatham Centre and, presumably, connect with the railroad mail service, through that post office. — The service at the M. E. church. Sun-, day morning, comprised a very attractive concert and responsive reading exercise, admirably rendered by the Sunday-school. The recitations by the young folks as well as the singing by the primary scholars were noteworthy features of the occasion. The choir of the church, added some excellent music. & ► — A jet-black negro accosted a repre ­ sentative of this paper, Saturday, and sought to learn where a Baptist, dominie could be found. It was afterward ascer ­ tained that the “ coon ” was looking for somebody to marry him to a white woman. The couple applied at the M. E . parsonage but Mr. McCartney was out Of town. In ­ quiries fail to show that they sought assist ­ ance in any other direction, so the ill-sorted couple must have left town in blessed singleness. A TRAMP ’ S SAD END. • Mrs. Morgan, widow of George Morgan, who was turnkey at the county jail several years agb. resides in a house located above the Boston and Albany railroad tunnel m the town of Canaan. About four weeks ago she locked up her house and went on a visiting trip. When she returned last Wednesday she was. star ­ tled to find her home occupied by a. dead man, who must have been lying- in the house for some time. He was stretched on the floor face downward. His feet were in a terrible condition, covered with blood and horribly frost-bitten, and about the house where he had walked the bloody foot-prints showed how terrible his suffer ­ ings must have been . Ashes in the. stove showed that he had started a fire to warm himself, and every morsel of food in the house had been devoured. Access to the house , had been gained by breaking a lower window sash. At first the theory of a possible murder was entertained, but the condition of the body and surroundings indicated that the man was a tramp who had sought refuge in the house during the recent blizzard. There was nothing on his person by which he could be identified, and but 15 cents was found upon his person. A description of the dead stranger is in brief as follows: Height, about 5 feet 5 inches; weight, about 120 pounds; prominent nose; about 28 years of age; dark whiskers and hair, and he wore plaid shirt, striped vest and no undercloth ­ ing- , Coroner Byrnes, of Hudson, ..was tele ­ graphed for and he impaneled a jury. The inquest was adjourned until to morrow, when the investigation will proceed at Canaan Four Corners. Housekeepers. There will be an auction at the Mason House on Wednesday April 4, to close out a large stock which we were unable to sell on account of darkness, Saturday. APRIX 3. Have you seen the great rush at CHAD ­ WICK ’ S for the.Bargains for cash at 5 and 10 per cent, less on each pair of leather Boots and Shoes from regular price. Every ­ thing sold at reduced price for the next 20 days.Rubber Boots and Rubbers for every one constantly on hand. Fresh goods every week. Custom work and re ­ pairing neatly done at 27 Main Street, Chatham, N. Y. LIST OF LETTERS. Remaining in the Post Office at Chatham, Col. Co., N. Y.,April 2, 1888. Persons calling for them will please mention date of advertisement. LADIES. Miss Mary Dehery Mrs. Mary Barton. Mrs. A. Tichernor Miss Margaret Craig GENTLEMEN. Willie S. Hopkins Joseph Bennett William Muirhead John Elwood J. W. Wadsworth. geo . M c C lellan , p . m . Special Notices. I T IS FASHIONABLE to send your friends Easter Cards. It is also the proper caper to buy them at W. H. WAIT ’ S. F OR SAXE. — Cooley Creamers, Ross Fodder Cutters, &c. A. B. HOWES, 24-25 Post-office, Canaan. F resh canned tomatoes only n cents per can, at KINUM ’ S BAKERY. T O LET — Five acres of land; good for gar ­ den or grain. Apply to 22tf R. H. FINCH, Chatham. N orth riyer blue stone for side ­ walks. H. A. SEYMOUR, Agt. Chatham, N. Y. F OR SALE. — Three Portable Grain Bins, 125 bushels capacity each. Will be sold cheap. P. H. GARRITY. Chatham, N. Y. F OR SALE. — A new Wheeler & Wilson sew ­ ing machine of the latest pattern. Can bo seen at the store of WM. H. WAIT. A LL THE SUNDAY PAPERS can he ob ­ tained from Smith ’ s News Depot, deliv ­ ered immediately on their arrival . D ON ’ T FALL to attend the auction at the Mason House Wednesday, April 4th; time 12 o ’ clock sharp. M ASON will closeout his entire stock of household goods on Wednesday April 4, at Mason House. Come early. F OR SALE. — A purchase money mortgage for $ 2 , 000 , interest 6 per cent., on property worth $7,000. Enquire of 24tf GEO. H. SHUFELT. S ITUATION WANTED — A throughly com ­ petent double-entry book-keeper wishes a situation in or near Chatham. Accurate ac ­ countant; best recommendations. Address Box 551, Chatham, N. Y. 26 tf. F OR SALE — Eggs from Lt Brahmas, white and colored P. Rocks, 13 for $3; also from a 75-pound pair of Bronze Turkeys, 9 for S3. Fox hound and collie sheep pups from $5 up. Y. B. VANYALKENBURGH. 27* North Chatham, N. Y. O W. SPELLMAN will deliver first-class •well-screened, Delaware, Lackawana, and Western Coal of all sizes, anywhere about the village of Chatham. Prices reasonable. Orders received at my office. Main Street. F OR SALE or to RENT. — The house and ham on Hudson Avenue, lately occupied by A. M. Mason. For terms, apply to owner. ROBERT LOCKHART, 23-26 374 Broadway, New York. K ESIBENCE FOR SALE— The house on Centre Street, owned and formerly occu ­ pied by James Beckley. Is heated with steam and has all the modem improvements. Plenty of fruit and three acres land. Inquire of L. K. BROWN. ' tf F OR SALE. — In Schodack, 155 acres of hay and grain land; 2 set of buildings; 2 orch ­ ards; a large wagon house and horse stable, new; cow stables for 30 cows. One mile from postoffice, 2}4 miles from Castleton. Terms easy. Apply to F. W. MESICK,- South Schodack- H otel for sale — R ailroad House (Knappen Hotel), Old Chateam, N. Y. Three acres land, good water, blacksmith shop, ice house, good stables. Sold cheap to close an estate. Apply to G. K. DALEY, Att ’ y, tf Chatham, N. Y. SANITARY REGULATION. The following sanitary regulation was adopt ­ ed by the Board -of Health of the village of Chatham, at a meeting held on March 26,1888; S ection 20. — No person or persons shall gather and carry through the streets of this village any swill or liquid garbage or slaugbter- house offal without having first registered their names and address at the office of the secretary of the Board ef Health. And no person or per ­ sons shall-carry swill or garbage through the streets of the village except in air-tight recep ­ tacles, so as to prevent the escape therefrom of any offensive odor, and the outside of such re ­ ceptacle and the wagon on which it is carried shall be kept clean and odorless. Any person or persons violating any provision of this sec ­ tion shall incur a penalty of $25. All persons are requested not to throw or place any glass or night soil in receptacles left on tbeir premises by the parties gathering the said swill. By order of the Board of Health; E. D. DALEY, Secretary. Chatham, April 3,1888. N OTICE. — All persons occupying or own ­ ing real estate, tenements, etc., within the limits of the corporation of Chatham, N. Y., are hereby ordered and directed to remove all ashes, garbage, etc., from the premises occu ­ pied or owned by them, and also to clean out any waterclosets, privies and cess pools on said premises, and *o have said refuse, garbage, night soil, etc., removed outside the limits of said corporation on or before MAY 15th, 1838. If not done by the above date, the Board ot Health of the village of Chatham will cause the same to be done at the expense of the owners of said property. Notice is also hereby given that no person will be allowed to keep swiae within the limits of the corporation of Chatham without a per ­ mit from the Board of Health. The attention of residents of the corporation is called to the Sanitary Regulations prescribed by the Board of Health. Copies of said Regu ­ lations can be obtained at Geo. E. Burrows ’ Drug Store. By order of the Board of Health, E. D. DALEF, Secretary. TO INVESTORS, T&e LombarilnYestientCoipany EstalM iii 1854. IiicorjsrateJ ia 1882 Is the LARGEST AND BEST OF THE LOAN COMPANIES. It has a Capital fully paid in of $1,150,000, and a surplus of $300,000. IT GUARANTEES FARM MORTGAGES on lands in the best parts of the West, bearing interest at 6 per cent, payable semi-annually in New York. THESE INVESTMENTS ARE DESIR ­ ABLE AND SAFE, and are taken by the most conservative corporations in, the Eastern states. INVESTORS IN ITS SECURITIES HAVE NEVER LOST A DOLLAR. This company has had long and successful experience in loaning money on Western property. It has the Highest Rating for Credit in the reports of the Mercantile Agencies. Mortgages will be sent to the under ­ signed for the approval of investors,\before money is advanced thereon. This company invests its own money in these securities. You are invited to call and examine them. All business strictly confidential. FRANK P. SALMON, Cliatliam, N. Y. TattersalFs Sale. H. R. COBURN, Auctioneer, A TattersaR ’ s Sale will be held at the Chat ­ ham House Yards - EVERY SATURDAY, Commencing April 14, at 10 o ’ clock, a. m. All pe^pons who have horses, cows, or other stock, wagons, harness, household furniture, or any other article which they desire to dis­ pose of, are invited to bring them for sale. All goods will he sold without reserve. Own ­ ers can indicate their own terms on day of sale or when goods are brought to the yard. For further particulars apply to CHARLES ROSBORO, or H. R. COBURN, Auct ’ r. Copake Island louse, OPEN THE ENTIRE YEAR. ----- -(o) ------ BAR AND TABLE UNSURPASSED. Accessable for Picnics. Good Stabling. -(O)- The waters adjacent to the Hotel are the best in the Lake for Black Bass Fishing, New boats, with latest improvements for keeping bait and fish alive. Balt and fishing tackle always on hand. Fishing season opens July 1st. For terms, address CHAS. TV. LYON, Prop ’ r. P. O. address, Craryville. Col. Co., N. Y. BARTON ’ S HALL. THBEE NIGHTS ONLY. APRSL 5, 6 and 7 . EXPEEIESCED ARTISTS! ATTRACTIYE PLAYS! POPULAR PRICES ! THE TREMAINE COMEDY CO. will open their engagement on Thursday even ­ ing, with the most beautiful of all Pastoral Comedies, entitled ESMERALDA. ” MISS MARION RUSSEIili (late of the Madison Square Theatre, New York) will appear in the title role — her original ehar- acter — with the original costumes, etc. “ FANCHON, THE CRICKET, ” AND “ THE CHILD STEALER ” Will follow, on Friday and Saturday evenings. POPULAR PRICES, 10, 30 and 30 Cents. Reserved Seats on sale at Fellows ’ Drug Store. THE PEOPLE ’ S STOBE. This space wiill next week contain WELCOME NEWS To every Housekeeper in the North ­ ern Columbia and Southern Hens- -wsl 1 vffil 'Tv iS JS - m as apt-, selaer villages. Be sure and watch; ' :: - Tv for the new advertisement. &■ — On Saturday morning a tramp, bound for Boston, who was talking on the B. & A. track, found that a big stone bad rolled down the bank and fallen across the rails of tbe east bound track near East Gfeenbush. He at once set to work to remove the ob ­ struction and while vainly trying to roll away the stone Wilbor ’ s train passed on the other track. On arriving at East Al ­ bany the engineer reported tbe matter>and a switch engine was sent out with several men.* They found tbe tramp still at work, and four men were required to remove the stone in season to allow the 10 o ’ clock ex ­ press to pass by. The tramp was after ­ ward given a free pass to Boston by Supt. Robeson, as recognition of bis efforts. F OR SALE at a low price. One 12-foot HALLIDAY STANDARD WINDMILL and Tower. Also one 3-lnch Double Acting Brass Cylinder Windmill Pump. Second hand; in good condition. Apply at my office. P. B. BLINN, JR., 40tf Chatham, N.Y. F OR SALE — Five cows, three with calves by side. One pair 3-year-old steers, matched, and ? fit for beef or work. Three head beef cat- \tle. Also one black horse, 9 years old,'weight 1.200 lbs., sound, kind, and guaranteed right in every way. Enquire of • WILLIAM G. SMITH, • Austerlitz, N. X.

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