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i BUSINESS NEWS. CHATHAM, TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1888, — Dr. Wm. Robinson, the old reliable Veterinary Surgeon, can t»e consulted on all diseases of domestic animals. Office at Mason House. . ' — Farmers as well as those who are “ making garden ” this spring should not fail to read the new advertisement of J. & ,W. A. Elliott, in this issue. — GEO. H. TAYLOR, dealer in Simple and Effectual Fertilizers, viz: Canada/Wood Ashes, Ground Bone and Domestic' Fowl Guano. Send for a circular. P. O. Box 178, Chatham, N. Y. — J. Edward Allen, .dealer in allMndsof Cemetery work. Blue and White Rutland, (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. Right down to hard pap 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. — Mud, rain and chilly weather. — An organ grinder visited the village last Thursdt-y. — Strawberries are now looming up in the village stores, — The school grounds are being straight ­ ened up for the season. — A thief stole a razor from a Hillsdale barber shop last Wednesday. — Already camping expeditions for the coming season are being “ talked up. ” — Harry Dolen came home from White Plains, last week, on-a visit to his parents. — The coming Memorial Day, May 30, will be the twentieth anniversary of such observance. — Chatham Lodge. K. of P. worked the Third rank on one c?indidate last Wednes ­ day evening. — Next meeting of the Hudson River Ministerial association, at Kingston, on Monday, May 28. — The dates of the state fair have been changed. The fair will open at Elmira on Sept. 17 and close on Sept. 22. — The court of appeals has fixed the date of the beginning of its summer term at Saratoga for Monday, June 4. — Mis s A. Matie Burrows is now teach ­ ing chemistry, botany and geology at. the High-School in Middletown, Conn. — The recent bountiful rains have been of incalculable benefit to the grass crop, which now gives promise of being a good yield. — We are indebted to Hon. Wm. Dme- hart for a copy of the new Legislative manual — a very handy book to have on the desk. — The drawing of panels -of grand and trial jurors for the June term of the county court and court of sessions will take place next Friday. . — Assembyman Dinehart of the Colum ­ bia delegation was appointed a vice-presi ­ dent of the Republican State Convention held last week. — Mrs. Geo. Tompkins had Mrs. Thos. Barringer of Jersey City, formerly a resi ­ dent of Hudson, for a guest during a por ­ tion of last week. — The members of the Rifle club will try to punch- holes through a 400 pound iron target, six feet square and 3 16th of an inch thick, this season. — James Harvey Rogers, of Springfield, died last Thursday. For 37 years he was wrecking master of the B. & A. road, and retired only four weeks ago. — Fish butchers are at work nights at Kinderhook lake. They will soon ruin the fishing for this season, if allowed to con ­ tinue their nefarious practices. — A Boston & Albany freight brakenian fell from the cars and was killed at North Grafton, Mass., on Tuesday. It was his second day ’ s service on the tram, — The competitive examination for the Cornell, state scholarship will take place at Hudson on June 2. Wonder whether Chatham will again capture the prize? — It is far more convenient, pleasant and inexpensive to catch your fish at a market than to undertake to angle for them, such -weather as we have lately been experi ­ encing. — Governor Hill last week signed a law that allows the burial without coroner ’ s in ­ quest of persons who die without a physi ­ cian in attendance when the facts do not justify such inquest. — Engineer John Hulbert of the Harlem railroad is to build a two-story house on Lower Main street. Lewis Coons has the contract. Excavations for the cellar were begun last Wednesday. — Henry Cook, of Copake Iron Works, who has held the position of station agent for the Harlem railroad during the past six years has resigned and will go into the em ­ ployment of the New Jersey Central rail ­ road at Bergen Point. — The board of managers of the house of refuge at Hudson have appointed John H. Jessup a deputy marshal m place of Ezra A. Traver, and Henry Van Hoesen clerk to the board in place of Edwin M. Cad- man, who has removed from the county. — The New York, Rutland and Montreal railroad makes report of operations during the past quarter, which concluded Feb ­ ruary 26, as follows : Gross earnings, $6 130.13; operating expenses, $64,623.06; fixed charges. $2,356 63; net income, $1,- 150.44. For the quarter ended March 31, 1887, the operations were: Gross earnings, $91,562.88; operating expenses, $91,335.79;, fixed charges, $3,101.04; deficiency, $ 873 95. -M. E. Ladies ’ Aid society; church parlors; Friday, 2 p. m. - — C. E. Clark arrived home from his western trip, Saturday afternoon. , — A new brick yard has been established at Amenia and will soon be in full opera ­ tion. — Miss Lottie Whaley of Kingston, was a guest at the Methodist iparsonage last week. — Thq kernels of corn shiver when the farmers drop them into the cold, cold ground. • — The repairs to the Kline Kill bridge are completed and travel over it has been resumed. — Seymour ’ s sprinkler made the tour of the streets yesterday. Jerome Boughton is the engineer. > — A brilliant aurora • borealis was wit ­ nessed late Sunday evening. There was a slight frost the same night. — Two more telephones have been put in by Manager Blinn, at New Lebanon, and one at Canaan Four Corners. — Work has been begun on the telephone line to Spencertown. Poles were drawn along the route for it, last week. — Dr. A. C. Hanor will have “ the floor ” at the regular Wednesday evening talk in the Y. M. C. rooms, to-morrow evening. — The authorities have at last “ got onto ” the small boys who play mischievous pranks around the cars sidetracked in the B, & A. yard. v — We are authorized to state that the city water mains will be laid along Auster- litz. Spring, River and Locust streets dur ­ ing this season. — The new time table to go into effect next Sunday on the Harlem railroad will leave undisturbed the trains running on this end of the road. — The local telephone circuit will soon be extended to Chatham Centre. There is also to be an increase in the number of subscribers in this village next month. — The morning train up the Harlem road has been put ahead a few minutes so as to connect with the Boston & Albany mail train going eastward at 7.55 a. m. — The highway commissioners held a meeting yesterday and made arrangements for rebuilding the abutments of two bridges near Wm. Goodrich ’ s, on the Red Rock road. — Members of Gen. Logan Post No. 539, G. A. R., are requested to meet in their rooms to-morrow at 1 o ’ clock p. m., sharp, in full uniform, to attend the funeral of their late comrade, Thos. W. Stewart. — The frame for Ed. Southard ’ s two- story residence on Lower Main street was raised last week, and a gang of carpenters under Contractor Coons are now busy at work enclosing the building. — Last Thursday, while shoveling coal from a boat at Hudson, William Hermance was instantly killed by the falling of a der ­ rick. He was 31 years old and leaves a wife and one child. — General Logan Post G. A. R. will at tend a memorial service preiimary to the Decoration Day observance, in the M . E . church next Sunday evening. Rev. D. McCartney will preach an appropriate dis ­ course. — Isaac Fitzgerald, of Stottville, on Sat ­ urday, stole about $50 dollars from a bureau drawer containing the savings of his wife, who keeps a boarding house. Isaac then went to Hudson on a spee. He is now in jail. — Hon. John B. Dutcher was in town last Friday for about half an hour. His special car was hooked to the 3.25 p. m. train from Albany, and went down the Harlem railroad attached to the afternoon passenger train. — There ’ s too long a time between wed ­ ding anniversaries, so some genius has evolved the “ clover wedding. ” It is the fourth anniversary, and the gifts include four-leaved tables, screens, glass dishes, portfolios, frames and other articles with quatre foil designs. — W. C. Daley of this village, counsel for Andrew S. Ford, made formal applica ­ tion, last Thursday, before Judge May- ham, at Schoharie, for the release of his client on bail. District Attorney Garden- ier opposed the application. Judge May- ham, after listening to the arguments, stated that he would announce his decision this week. • — E. P. Tompkins was in town over Sunday. ' — A new stoop has been laid in front of Lute Bullis ’ s store. — George Sharp and Gilbert P. Sharp, of Albany, visited friends here, Sunday. — Gorton ’ s Minstrels and Gold Band-will be at Barton ’ s Hall on Wednesday, June 20th. 1 '• — Ocean Engine and Hose company will participate in tne Decoration Day services in this village. — Foreman W. C. Ford of the Courier office, and C. J. Seymour are doing the metropolis to day. — An increased attendance of young men at the Y. M. C. A. reading rooms has lately been noted. • — Miss Rose Schermerhorn returned on Friday from her visit to New York and Brooklyn friends. — Columbia Lodge F. & A. M. held a special meeting last night to arrange for attending the funeral of the late Thos. W. Stewart. — The members of Columbia Lodge will meet at their room to-morrow at 12.30 p. m. sharp, to attend the funeral of Thomas W. Stewart. — The wife of Elias Houghtaling of Va- latie, had her liege lord arrested by Officer Seymour and arraigned before Police Jus ­ tice Shufelt, Saturday, on a charge of dis ­ orderly conduct and abandonment. The hearing of the case was postponed until yesterday morning, when Elias was dis ­ charged on a technical point raised in the case. — James Chesterman, who is stopping at Stanwix Hall, has been suffering from a severe attack of rheumatism. He,*.was somewhat improved yesterday. — Our villagers have a cordial invitation to attend the sessions of the Sunday-school and Bible society conventions, to-morrow and Thursday, In the M. E. church. The proceedings will be found very interesting. — The Windsor Theatre company, who gave so much satisfaction to our villagers on a former visit, are booked to appear at Barton ’ s Hall during the week, commenc ­ ing Monday. June 4. — On the 10th inst., a man calling him ­ self Joseph Gilbert, stopped over night at the Shaker settlement at Mount Lebanon. The next morning he disappeared before breakfast, leaving a valise and umbrella, and he has not been seen since. — Two hotel beats were jailed at Hudson* yesterday. They had been soliciting orders for crayon and India ink pictures on the instalment plan, and tried to leave town without paying their board bill at the Waldron House. — E. A. Eberle, of this village, the well known actor, is likely to take a trip to Europe. We understand that the “ Still Alarm ” company will go “ across the water, ” within a few days, under engage ­ ment to play in the leading English cities. — Mr. James Chesterman, whose hand ­ some, residence at New Concord was de ­ stroyed by fire some time ago, has decided to rebuild, and will at once erect a new and costly home upon the old site. We understand that Lewis Goons has obtained the contract for the work- ‘ — Joseph M. Johns, of Ghent,, can brag about big eggs as well as other folks. Last Wednesday one of his White Brahmas laid an egg 7 by 8 inches in dimensions and weighing 4% ounces. ’ Inside was another perfect egg, shell and alll — The residence of the late James Beck- ley over the-creek, was sold at referee ’ s sale last Saturday, at the office of Messrs. McClellan & Brown. The property was struck off to Mrs. Frances M. Mickle for $2,000, subject to claims under a first mortgage. — Although the weather was anything but inviting, Wednesday evening, a very fair-sized audience gathered in the M. E. church to hear Dr. Corey talk about “ The Coming Woman. ” The address was very interesting, and should the talented lecturer visit this village again he would probably face a much larger audience. — The Good Templars of this county held their quarterly convention in the opera house at Vaiatie, last Saturday, in which about thirty persons were given the county degree. In the evening, Mrs. G. A. Hewitt, grand superintendent of . the Juvenile temple, delivered a lecture, and Miss Nettie Enos, the child elocutionist, gave several recitations, which were greatly enjoyed. — Railroad Commissioners Rogers, Baker and Rickard inspected the Boston & Albany railroad between East Albany and State Line and between this village and Hudson on Saturday. The company fur ­ nished the state officials with a special train and provided an escort consisting of Division Superintendent W. R. Robeson, Jr., Civil Engineer Spencer and Bridge Expert Sewell. — Thomas Carr was arrested, Saturday, by Officer Fowler, and arraigned before Police Justice Geo. H. Shufelt on a charge of violating the sanitary ordinances which prohibit the removal of night soil during certain specified hours. C. E. Barrett ap ­ peared as attorney for the village health board. The prisoner pleaded guilty and was fined $5 and $5.50- costs. It pays to obey the sanitary ordinances! — John Fisher, colored, after dining on the contents of a whiskey bottle, leaned up against the village hall tower and went to sleep, Sunday afternoon. Officer Fowler espied him and was greatly alarmed least John ’ s snoring should shake down the bricks or “ rattle ” the village clock, so he escorted the tired African to a bunk m the lock-up. The hospitality of the corpora ­ tion cost John many wrenches of his heart ’ s strings and seven dollars in cash, yesterday morning. ■ The Application for Bail Denied. An official communication from Judge May ham to Mr. Wm. C. Daley, of this vil ­ lage, arrived last, night, notifying counsel for Andrew S. Ford, that his Honor de ­ nied the application made last week for tbe prisoner's release tinder bail pending his new trial at the October oyer and terminer. ^ v : Judge Mayham did not furnish a writ-, ten opinion discussing the merits of the application and it is understood that he re ­ fused the prisoner ’ s request without preju ­ dice lo prosecution or defence. It is quite probable that Fot d ’ s : counsel will now make application' to Governor Hid asking him to appoint a special term of the oyer and terminer for , the express puipose. of again trying the base at an early date. DEATH OF THOS. W. STEWART. On Saturday evening the news reached this village that Thomas W. Stewart, a resident of the New Concord neighbor ­ hood, had finally succumbed to the injuries sustained by him last January when he fell from a scaffold at East Chatham and fractured a limb so badly that amputation was finally found necessary, in the vain effort to save his life. Last Thursday was the 56 h birthday of the deceased, who leaves a widow and two married daughters surviving him, and who have the deep sympathy of a wide circle of acquaintances and friends. Mr. Stewart was a veteran of the late war. On August 28, 1862, he enlisted in Company I, 15th Engineers and served exactly one year, being discharged on August 28, 1863 for disability. Hewas a member of Gen. Logan Post G. A. R., of this village, and alsoof Columbia Lodge F. & A. M. Each of these organizations will attend the funeral services which will take place to-morrovr at 2 p. m., from the late residence of the deceased, Rev. T. S. Brown, Ofhciating. The interment will be at New Concord. THE JOB TILDEN DON ’ T GET. A Washington dispatch to the Albany Argus, this mornirur, says: W. L. Bancroft, of Port Huron, Mich., has been appointed general superintendent of the railway mail service, vice T. E. Nash, resigned. Mr. Bancroft has accept ­ ed the appointment and will enter upon the duties of his'office June 1st. — Now is the time to oil up your harness and PALMER ’ S LUSTRE HARNESS OIL is the thing,to use. Manufactured by Palmer & Sawyer, Spencertown N. Y. Obtainable everywhere. 28tf Special Notices. XT ORTH RIVER BLUE STONE for side- 1\ walks. H. A. SEYMOUR, Agt. Chatham, N. Y. A EE THE SUNDAY PAPERS can be ob ­ tained from Smith ’ s News Depot, deliv ­ ered immediately on their arrival. E MPIRE SPRING WATERS for family use by the bottle or case for sale by tf LUTE BULLIS, Chatham, N. Y. F OR SALE — A quantity of wooden Settees, several sizes, will be sold cheap in lots to suit purchaser. Address R epublican office.-tf F OR SALE — Cooley Creamers. Davis Swing Churn, &c. Address ASHLEY B HOWES, *33-34 Canaan, N. Y. C 1ABBAGE PLANTS — Charles E. Clow has J ' .a choice lot of Cabbage/Plants. They will be ready for setting: out in a few days. Apply early. 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. 20 tf. C W. SPELLMAN will deliver first-class • well-screened. Delaware, Lackawana, and IV estern Coal of all sizes, anywhere about the village of Chatham. Prices reasonable. Orders received at my office. Main' Street. J ERSEY BULL FOR SALE CHEAP. — Full blopded; 2 years old; Also strong lumber wagon; cheap. Apply at residence. Fog Hill, on road between Red Rock and West Stock- bridge. PATRICK CARR, 23-31 AusterJitz Postoffic?, N. Y. F TOR SALE at a low price. One 12-foot '' HAL LID AY STANDARD WINDMILL and Tower. Also one 3-ineh Double Acting Brass Cylinder Windmill Pump. Second banc; in good condition. Apply nt mv office. P. B. BLTNN, J k ., 40tf Chatham, N. Y. — Within the altar railing at the M. E. church- on Sunday was a very handsome specimen of the ffliynclwsfermum jasmin- oides — & greenhouse climber, a ‘ native of India, China and Japan, In habit it resem ­ bles tbe jasmine, as its specific name im ­ plies. The plant is from the greenhouse of Rollo Shuphelt and it will remain in the church until the close of the conventions this week. — The Cornet baud concert next Friday evening will be well worth listening to. A choice program will be given by the bands ­ men aided by Clark ’ s orchestra, and Mr. Ernest N. Ogden acting as pianist. In ad ­ dition Misses, Fannie Carpenter and Hat ­ tie Seaman, of Troy, and Mr. J. T. Rider of Hudson, will lend their talents tbward making the vocal portion of the program attractive. Ordinarily, these features would of themselves constitute a fair evening en­ tertainment. The Band, however, believe in giving “ heaping good measure, ” and a very laughable comedy entitled “ An Irish Engagement, ” by the best local talent, will conclude tbe program. We suspect that the Cornet band will have a very full house ; thfcy deserve it. F ree ticket to forepaugh ’ s cir ­ cus , at Albany, May 3Gth, to those ptir- cha-ing to tbe extent of $3.00 from our immense Spring and Summer stock of Hats, Trunks, Bags, Umbrellas. Gloves, &c. W. R. SCHERMERHORN, 21 North Pearl St., Albany. S TATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OP CO ­ LUMBIA. C leric ’ s O pfice .— Notice is here ­ by given, that on Friday the 25th day of May, 1888', 10 a. m.. Panels of Grand and Trial Jurors will be drawn at this office, to serve at a Count y Court and Court of Sessions to be held in and for the County of Columbia, at the GourtHouse in the City of Hudson, in said county, on Mon ­ day, tbe 11th day of June, 1888. WM. S. HALLENBECK, Clerk. D issolution of co - partnership . The partne: ship heretofore existing be ­ tween John Conkie and Oscar Y. Morey under, the firm name of Conkie & Morey, is this day diosolved by mutual;consent. Oscar V. Morey assumes amiabilities 1 of Conkie & Morey, and is hereby authorized to collect all outstanding accounts. JOHN CONKLE, . OSCAR Y. MOREY. Chatham, N. Y., April 23fd, 1888. D issolution of co - partnership . The partnership heretofore existing be ­ tween James W. Redmond and Charles H. Fredenburgh, under the firm name of Red ­ mond & Fredenburgh, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Either of the above named firm is authorized to collect all outstanding accounts. JAMES W. REDMOND, - C. H. FREDENBURGH. Old Chatham, N. Y., April 4th, 1888. Buyers of Boots and Shoes and Rubbers will'find the largest variety, the finest quality in Men ’ s, Boys ’ , Ladies ’ , Misses and Children ’ s Shoes, Slippers and Ox ­ ford Ties. School Shoes a specialty, at CHADWICK ’ S. All warranted to wear out. Sold at five per'cent, less than regu ­ lar price for cash. Call and see goods and prices and you will be satisfied that you can save money buying of CHADWICK, who thanks you all for former patronage and hopes to see all his friends when they are in town. Custom work and Repairing neatly done. 27 Main St , Chatham, N.Y, SAVE-MONEY!. It will pay every man who wants' to buy a road Brewster Top and Spring-Side Bar Carriage, Surrey, or business wagon, to go to Lasher ’ s Repository, Vaiatie. Quick sales and small profits. Cortland Road Cart, $22.50 JAMES E TEAYER - ----IN ---- mm MS OF ALL FINDS, INCLUDING W a// Paper, Opp. B. & A. depot. CHATHAM, - - - - N. Y. Parties wanting Farm Supplies this Spring will save money by patronizing TOUGH, OF HUDSON. His stock includes Farm Implements, Light and Heavy, of all kinds. ’ Farm Wagons and Carriages, Farm Harness, Light and Heavy, Fertilizers, Stores, &c., Ac. Buy all of one party and save one and two profits. TOUGH ’ S Agricultural Implement and Stove Warehouse, Carriage and Har ­ ness Repository, Hudson, N. Y. NEW STOCK ! NEW WARE-ROOMS ! NEW MANAGEMENT! Complete Assortment ! Big Bargains ! J\ HKT JLJ> m ■ / Of Erery Description. Big Investment! Mammoth Display,! Our stock includes tlie Finest, tlie Latest, the most Artistic Styles, \vhich are hound to be ­ come instantly popular and in ­ sure a ready sale. Oar Prices are the Yerj Lowest. OUR REPAIRING DEPARTMENT is under the charge or skillei- workmen. Repairs of every kind promptly attended to. Picture frames a specialty. ‘ UNDERTAKING In all its Branches, A full line of goods. Hearse, &c. &c. EMBALMING A SPECIALTY. ICE USED IF REQUIRED. Having an experience of 24 years in this busi- nr ss we believe we can guarantee satisfactian and respectfully ask a snare of the patronage, while we also guarantee lower prices than be ­ fore known. A lady attendant when desired. I; A. FI S H, At Seymour ’ s old stand on Main Street, CHATHAM, N. Y. ' The Knife of Reduction plunged deep into the Heart of all Groceries. ■ /:||| 13 1-2 lbs. Granulated Sugar, 13 1-2 lbs* Standard A Sugar, 16 IbSo 15xtra € Sugar, 3 lbs, Mocba and Java 5 lbs. Grown Java Coffee Condensed Milk - - Gates* Matches - - ITeast Cakes - - - - 1 Pound Can Lobster - Loose Starch - - - - Good Raisins - - ; - 25 Bars Colgate ’ s !Sew Soap £0 Bars Babbitt ’ s Soap and P ’ k ’ g 1776 for 1,00 1.00 1.00 $ 1.00 1.00 13c 6 c 6c 14c 6c 10 c $ 1.00 $ 1.00 Strained Honey, per can Tomatoes, per can Sweet Corn, per caii Gem Peas, per can String Beans, per can 10c 10c 10c 10c 10c 1 Gallon Cans Apples ' ; 25o Bibs. Chewing Tobacco . $1.00- Corned Beef, 2 lb. cans 20c Golden Pumpkin lOu French Prunes, per lb. :12c; We guarantee the above Canned Goods to be of best quality. We have the finest line ever sold in this town or Teas at 40 eeiits other. . I T IS MUCH BETTER for a man to pay- money toward acquiring the ownership of a house and lot than it is to pay rent year after year and have nothing to show, for it. Own your own home! Purchase it with the rent you pay. How can you do that ? Buy a cer ­ tificate in the Provident Homstead Company; first-class organ-'z-ition; authorized capital One MUlion Dollars; incorporated under New York, laws. Full details can bo obtained of A. P. Fowler, agent for this locality, at Hamm ’ s Fur ­ niture store; or enquire of R. H. Finch. A Six Months ’ Subscription to The Chatham Republican costs only 50 Cents and will cover the entire Presidential Campaign. HUDSON & REYNOLDS, IVIain street, Cliatliaxn^ IV . Y . - -

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