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The Chatham Republican. (Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y.) 1886-1918, June 19, 1888, Image 1

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F. I. Park, riENERATj Insurance Agent, Masonic Build- v - r ingr, ParkKow. B BALDWIN. — Mason and Contracter, Chat ­ ham, N. Y. Good work guaranteed. M. WHYLAND, House and Sign Painting, rr' • Graining, Fancy Paper Hanging and Church Decorating. G. K. Daley, A TTOBNEY and Counselor at Law, and Civil Justice, Main street. Wm.C. Daley, A TTOBNEY and Counselor at Law. Office “ r in Morris block, Main street. Cornelius Shufelt, A TTORNEY and Counselor and Notary Pub- ■*** lie. Office in Cadman Building, Main street. McClellan & Brown, A TTORNEYS and Counselors at Law. Office in Masonic Building, Park Bow. Joseph. Summer ISSUES tickets to and from Europe for S15. -*■ Now is the time to send for your friends from all parts of Europe. - I.. E. Callender, T7ASHI0NABLE HAIRDRESER. and Children ’ s work a specialty. Masonic Building, Chatham, N. Y. Ladies ’ Room 8, Azro Gkace Hanor TDHYSHCiAN and Surgeon. Office in the new -L McClellan Building. Hours, 8 to 10 a . m ., 3 to 5 p . m . Telephone in Fellows ’ drug store connects with residence on Payn Avenue. F. E. Allen, YTERMONT Marble Works, opposite Masonic V Building. Chatham. Granite and Marble Monuments, Headstones, Coping and Cemetery work of all kinds. Chatham Steam Laundry, T AUNDRY work of all kinds executed at — 'reasonable rates. Rough dried family wash ­ ing a specialty. E. P. Allen, Lower Main Street, Chatham, N. Y. Stanwix Hall,' TV/TAIN street, Chatham, M. A. Harding, pro- -lY-L prietor. Free ’ Bus to andfrom all trains. Particular attention naid to commercial men. Livery connected with house. Chas-. Smith & Co., /''■HATHAM Marble Works, manufacturers of every description of Marble and Granite Cemetery Work. Best of goods guaranteed at reasonable prices. Austerlitz street, near B. & A. R. R. crossing, Chatham, N. Y. Dr-A- M- Calkins, GURGEON Dentist. Office next door to Hawley ’ s hardware store. Main street, Chatham. ’ All work guaranteed as repre ­ sented. A. J. Fellows- TlRUGS and Mediciues. A full line of every- J-J thing belonging to a first-class drug store at popular prices. A share of the public pat ­ ronage solicited. Prescriptions prepared care ­ fully at the Chatham Pharmacy, Masonic Building. Is unequalled for tlie cure of Leucorrliea, Gravel and Briglit ’ s Disease of tlie Kidneys. Every Bottle .Warranted Wliat it has done for this Woman It will do for you. N orth C hatham , N. Y., Sept. 17, 1887. Eureka Medicine Co.. G'ents: — ’ Tis with pleas ­ ure I write to let you know what Eureka has done for me, and I deem it my duty to your medicine and the public. I have suffered for over 30 years with kidney difficulty I suffered severe pain in my back and could not lay on my right side in bed, my right limb pained me a great deal and the joints were badly swollen; had to get up several times during every night to urinate which had a deep sediment to it of brick color tinge. A fri?n 1 persuaded me to Eureka, which I did with the following success. Before I had taken all the first bottle the pain had all left my back and the swelling had all disappeared from mylimb,and 1 could go to try bed and sleen all night without having to get up, and before I had taken but very little of the second bottle l could lay on either side in bed; was entirely free from pain and to-day am very happy to say I consider myself cured of the trouble I have so long suffered. I recom ­ mend it to all ladies suffering with like com­ plaint,as physicians with which I have doctored told me my case had become chronic and in ­ curable. Respectfully, M rs . J ohn I. C lapper . ie C. School Street, CHATHAM, N. Y. Prior to taking annual inven ­ tory, Marcli 1st, you can buy AT COST 10E CASH. All Winter Goods At Special Reduced Prices, Tlie newest Thing in Head-wear now is the HARVARD GAP. CALL AND LOOK AT THEM. CLil \TEi ” flATTE Main Street, Cliatliam, N. Y. fl. C. HAMM ’ S JUST READY. A CARLOAD OF Chamber Furniture, Ash and Painted in the Latest Styles. For sale by all Druggists and Dealers at §1.00 per bottle. Eureka Medicine Co., East Chatham, IST. Y. W. H. FLINT, UHDERTAKIR, Has returned to his old place of business, and is ready to re ­ spond to all calls for bis services. We propose to sell these Suits At Very low Prices ■^7- 3E3C- ZE ’ X.XIfl-T, East Chatham, K. Y. MILLINERY. NEW SPRING GOODS It will pay housekeepers to in ­ spect them. They shonld he seen without delay, for they will not remain on our hands very long. S, Hats and Bonnets, trimmed and untrimmed, together with Millinery trimmings of every kind. Nice a-sor'iirri*- of PLUSHES .and BIBB -/ 1 f . Jivcii-- 5 ing- H . C. Main^StreeV, fkat hnm,- X. IV For ,the young people Are now in i order. Is the place to buy everything in the nature of SOIMKR GAMES AND TOYS, Express Wagons, Carts, Wheel- harrows, Velocipdes, Toy Garden Tools, Croquet Sets, BASE BALL SUPPLIES, including Balls, Bats, Belts, Guides. EM We save you from 15 to 25 per cent, on every dollar invested* How do we do it ? Call and we will cheeriully explain. IF YOU WANT A Good Dinner or Lunch, PATRONIZE OUR RESTAURANT. BoarS or, TaMeBearlliy tlie feet ICE CREAM At Wholesale and Retail. Picnics, Excursions and Parties supplied at special rates. ICE CREAM BRICKS .for parties to order. ODE SODA FOUNTAIN Supplies cooling and refreshing draughts tf Soda Water flavored with pure fruit syrups. Confectionery, Emits, Nnts, Tobacco and (Mrs. PENDLETON ’ S (OPPOSITE VILLAGE HALL,) MAUN STREET, CHATHAM. The Lombrd Investment Compny EstalsM la 1854. locorpratet in 1882 Is the. LARGEST AND BEST OE THE LOAN COMPANIES. It has a Capital fully paid in of §1-,150,000, and a surplus of $300,000. IT GUABANTEES FARM MORTGAGES on lands in the best parts of the West, hearing interest at 6 per cent, payable semi-annually in New York. THESE INVESTMENTS ARE DESIR- ABEE 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 he 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 examins them. All business strictly confidential. FRANK P. SALMON, Chatham, N. Y. O. Y. MOREY FISH AND MEAT MARKET, DEALER IN FRESH AND-SALT HEATS, BEEF, TEAL, PORK, Oysters, Clams, Fish, &c. O. V, MORE Y Central square. Chatham, N. Y. $150 REWARD. The following rewards are offered for the capture of the persons who escaped from the Hudson, (N. Y.) Jail oh the night Of January 11,1888: 1 v , ' - 8100 for WILLIAM MANN — Age about 30 years; weight, about 130 pounds;- height, 5 feet 8 inches; dark brown hair, gray eyes, heavy brown moustache; wore dark clothes. 850 for WILLIAM HANOR — Age about 25 years; weight, 125 pounds; height, about 6 feet 2 inches; parkcomplexion and hair; small, dark moiistache; wore , light pants, also light vest; anil coo' ’ . '■ “ 'I ■ ’ - ; . , t V t v rpr-T 3 .' ' 15-. 1 . v ’ : .c? — u .*•. U. ’ *. O ’ u .ty (Continued from another page.) Shufelt presided at that meeting. . When Judge Hogebppmfs successor- was chosen ■ another member presided, not the judge; there has very rarely been ; strife at these meetings and they have been somewhat in ­ formally conducted ; Rosboro did not speak to me; be addressed everybody and said he was going to run that meeting; no objection was made until after the secre ­ tary was elected; the response was general. The secretary and treasurer presented their reports; they were adopted; then the polls were opened and two or three times Mr. Powell made announcement of the fact at the front of the platform ;-at the close of the polls the candidates were declared elected. After the voting, new members were made; Mr. Powell announced that those who desired to become annual mem ­ bers would have an opportunity by coming on the platform, and between 200 and 300 new members were made. ■■ When Mr. Payn was turned over tp Messrs. Andrews and Longley for cross- examination they made him ramble over, the .whole story two or three times and also answer between one and two hundred queries upon matters that had no earthly connection with the question at issue. If the object was to make the witness contra ­ dict himself, the protracted cross-questiOh- ing was a flat failure and, finally, after a whispered consultation, Mr. Andrews con ­ cluded that further efforts in that direction might as well he abandoned. Thursday ’ s morning session opened with Myron E. Clark m the witness chair again. He had been re called with the view ' of proving it w r as customary to have the pre ­ sident preside pver the annual meeting, hut his readings from the minute book while showing that the president was frequently recorded as calling such meetings to order failed to show whether he was then chosen as chairman or another m his place. William Shufelt had attended some meet ­ ings and thought the president usually pre ­ sided when present. John W. Hoes, A. B. Pugsley, John Morrissey, Martin Miller, N. Ogden, Chas. Starks, W. J. Smith, John Murray, H. C. Spengler and Theo. Stickles testified that they voted the “ Kos- boro ” ticket. With this testimony the plaintiffs ’ rested their case. Ex-Judge Cadman itr opening for the defense stated that the society was organ ­ ized many years ago, mainly in the inter ­ ests of agriculture, but, as happens in many other .organizations, efforts have been made to control it ! in other interests. There have been occasions when people have endeav ­ ored to ridicule the commonplace incidents connected with an agricultural exhibition and have endeavored tp run it after an ­ other fashion. The exhibition and speed ­ ing of horses with a view to improving the breeds is a necessary and proper feature\ of a county fair, but in connection with it sporting men have endeavored to get control of the fair grounds and tracks and the popularity of the agricultural societies for improper purposes, including liquor selling and pool selling.- This class of men care nothing for the agricultural society upon which they fasten ; they don ’ t care whether it becomes bankrupt or remains financially solid; they simply care for their sport. “ And this, ” said Judge Cadman, “ was the origin of the trouble in Columbia county. ” The speaker then went over the history of the organization from the time of Rosboro ’ s advent in 1887, and told the jury that his clients and the agriculturists of Columbia county came to them to ask them not to take away or injure the praise ­ worthy institution that had been built up, to gratify this class of sporting men, who pretend that the society has no right to superintend its own meeting when they have a president there who. is confessedly incompetent to conduct it, and who them ­ selves elected a chairman — the very per ­ formance they say the society had no right to engage in. Judge Cadman closed his address at 11.- 45 a. m., and called • President Geo. T. Powell, of the Columbia County Farmers ’ club to the witness chair. Mr. Powell's testimony was corroborative of the general fact as described by Mr. Payn. During his examination the witness said that after calling the meeting to order Rosboro sat down on the edge of the platform; that between the time Mr. Payn nominated the witness for chairman and the time the motion was put to the audience there was an interval of silence lasting several seconds. The ayes and nays were asked for in a loud tone of voice by Mr. Payn, and the call for the ayes brought a general response from all over the house. When, after the motion that Halstead be secretary Rosboro .got on stage and aiiproached witness he said to him (Powell), “ By - ---- 1 want you to understand that I am president of this society and propose to run this meeting. Witness also testified that when he announc ­ ed the opening of the polls and attempted to read the statute governing the election for officers, the Rosboro faction hooted him down. The witness was exhaustively cross- examined, the counsel for plaintiff taking turns in trying to disconcert him and shaike his testimony. When they abandoned the effort, Mr. Powell hadn ’ t “ turned a hair, ” apparently, but the two lawyers looked very warm and weary. When Mr. Powell stepped from the chair, the defence returned the courtesy extended them the previous day in Mr. Payn ’ s case, and allowed the plaintiff ’ s counsel to put T.„Jrr« My Cl p ! Ian on the stand, in rebuttal, St) ;j. .Ftslt ii 1; -ck t 5 k !' CQUrf T t Hudson, which he had temporarily ad ­ journed. Mr. McClellan dealt out nega ­ tives in gatling-guu fashion. They came thick and fast. Among other things, he told Mr. Andrews that Mr. Payn didn ’ t put any motion to the front of the stage and take the ayes and nays on Powell ’ s nomination to the chair. Afterward, on cross-examination, fie gave these bewilder ­ ing answers to Judge Cadman ’ s queries: “ I did not hear what Mr. Payn said when he put the motion; I could only tell from the motion of his lips that it was a motion. ” Messrs. Geo. H. Shufelt, Geo? R. Percy, Charles W. Ashley, Ebenezer Backus, N. H. Thomas, Frank R. Bushnell, and Chas. Tremain then corroborated the version of the meeting narrated by Mr. Payn and Mr. Powell. . : Homer Crandell, John R. Skinkle and Lester Carpenter, life members, testi ­ fied that they had voted the “ Mickle ” ticket on the platform. On Friday morning, John W. Blunt, who acted as teller at the “ Mickle ” polls, testified concerning the conduct of the elec­ tion, the chief point being that none but life members voted. He also explained concerning four proxy votes that were re ceived. John W. Boright identified a list of. life members pasted into the record book as one be copied from a former book and that it was used as the official list by the directors during his terms as secretary. Witness pn cross-examination stated that the fair was well attended last fall and that the $800 used in reducing the society ’ s debt was paid from the profits of the preceding year. Charles E. Halstead testified as to the moneys received from the annual mem ­ bers made at the annual 'meeting and the minutes of the 1887 election were put in evidence to show who were then made annual members. H. A. Seymour, Austin J. Clark, Ellis Seymour and John Streeter then told the story of the organization as they witnessed it from various posts of observation in the ball and on the platform. In each case they corroborated Messrs. Payn, Powell and the other witnesses for the defence, on all the important features of the transaction, and cross-examination failed to shake their testimony. The de ­ fence then rested. Lawyer Longley then called up 17 wit ­ nesses, all of whom had already been on the stand. On three sheets of note paper had been drawn up a series of about seven or eight questions which, if suitably an ­ swered, traversed the vital questions of fact contained in the case for the defence. Each of the 17 witnesses answered the ques ­ tions with a 1 ‘ no ” — except the last question, and the reply to that was “ Payn, ” 17 times ideated. It was a curious coincidence Mat 17 men should frame so many replies in exactly the same monosyllables, without resorting to any of the numerous changes that would ordinarily he' rung on them. The counsel for the defence “ caught on, ” as soon as the second witness went on the stand, and they didn ’ t waste any time on the cross-examination of the witnesses. At 12.20 p. m. the testimony in the case was closed. The court re-assembled Friday afternoon at 2 o ’ clock, when in an eloquent speech lasting about an hour and a half, Hon. J. N. Fiero summed up the case for the deV' fence. Mr. Levi T. Longley followed him with the closing speech for the prosecution, and at 4.45 p. m. Judge Edwards began a very impartial charge to the jury. At 5.05 p. m. the jury retired to their room and the court took a recess until 6 o ’ clock. When Judge Edwards sent for the jury at 6 p. m. they stated that they had not agreed upon a verdict. Several . of the jurors, however, who said they were anx ­ ious to be discharged that night so that they might start for home early in the morning, told the judge that they thought a verdict could be reached in about a quar ­ ter of an hour if his Honor would wait that length of time. Judge Edwards then said that if the jury agreed within an hour he would come to the court'house and lake their verdict. Tf they did not reach a ver ­ dict at that time, the jury might bring in a sealed verdict on Saturday morning. At 6.30 p. m. the jury came in court and ren ­ dered a verdict, in which they found for the plaintiffs and relators against defend ­ ants, and that relators were severally elect- ) ed to the respective offices as alleged iir their complaint. Come to the bridal chamber, Death! Come to the mother, when she feels For the first time, her first-born ’ s breath, ' And thou art terrible! The untimely death which annually carries off thousands of human beings in the prime of youth, is indeed terrible. The first approach of consumption is insidious, and the sufferer himself is tfie most un ­ conscious; of its approach. One, of the most alarming symptoms of this dread dis ­ ease is,' in fact, the ineradicable hope, whiefi lurks in the heart of the victim, pre ­ venting him from takingTimely steps to arrest the malady; , • That it can be arrested in its earlier stages is ..fieydfiiFquestiou, as there are hundreds; of -welirautfienticated cases where Dr. Pierce ’ s Golden Medical Discovery has effected a complete cure. , — Powders, snuffs and liquid catarrh remedies are useless in treating catarrh, un ­ less administered by competent physicians, aided by suitable apparatus. An advantage which Van Wert ’ s Golden Balm enjoys over remedies of this class is that it can he self administered with full effect. . Price 35 cts. Sold by Geo, E. Burrows. Walking advertisements for Dr. Sagers „ Galarth Remedy are the thousands it has of I cured. : 'V-'\ - ' .jus Children ’ s day was appropriately cele ­ brated at the Baptist and Methodise churches. The sentiment of many Republicans in this vicinity is in favor of C. M. Depew for president. • Sheldon ’ s hand will play at Bennington at a picnic given by the Sons of Veterans of that place. Crops in this vicinity are looking very fine. Apples promise a large crop; other fruits not so promising. ~ ‘•/.Last; week was remarkable for the amount of fain and the heavy ’ thunder. Showers Occurred every day. The people hereabouts are trying to wofk the roads hereabouts between the showers, but find it hard work. Quite a large party of our fishermen spent a number of days at the mountain - J lakes, last week. They say . that fish were scarce, but mosquitoes and rain were very plentiful. w *.r,v Ahorse driven by Orin Green became frightened by something white lying in the road Wednesday evening, and ran against the post in front of the residence of Adbafi Jones, and smashed the wagon. Berlih : will celebrate the glorious Fourth with eclat. The affair will be under the auspices of Tappan Post G. A. “ R. and the Citizen ’ s band. Posts Coleman, and Md- Conihie and the Sandlake band will be hi attendance. At a meeting of the Republicans of this town held a few days ago a permanent or ­ ganization of a Republican club was per ­ fected with the following officers:' Presi ­ dent, D. J. Hull; vice presidents, Jonathan Denison, William H. Lewis, H. J. Brown, A. B. Niles, William D. Green; secretary, ; Harry E. Stillman ; corresponding secre- ; tary, P. E. McMaster; treasurer, Frank, Dennison; executive committee, GeorgeD. Niles, H. H. Jones, Myron Brown, Adnah * Jones and Harvey J. Sheldon. SCHODACK LANDING. John R. Squires entered the post-office at this place Monday week while Reed the assistant post-master was out for a moment and stole $5 worth of 2-ct stamps. He went to Albany in the afternoon and tried to sell them. He was arrested on sua- • piciqn, gave his name as James Schermer- horn and said he bought the stamps froin a stranger. At the examination Thursday, Squires was held for the United States court at Buffalo the third Tuesday in November. Bail was fixed at $800. Squires was unable to procure it. He has a bad record. 'mi CASTLETON. The Emmanuel Reformed church was closed on Sunday owing to the absence of the pastor. Jack Cook was sentenced to 30 days in the Troy jail on Friday last for disorderly conduct. ■ The invitations are out for the marriage of Frank H. Downer to Miss Fritz, of New York city. The ceremony takes place on the 27th. . - , A QUESTION OF HEALTH. What .Baking Powder. SliaH'TVe .Use? This plain question comes home to every housekeeper. We all de^re pure and' wholesome food, and this cannot-he had with the use of impure or poisonous baking powder. There can he no longer a ques- . tion that all the cheaper, lower grades of baking powders contain either alum, lime or phosphatic acid. As loath as we may she .to admit so much against what may have been some of our household gods, there * can be no gainsaying the unanimous testi ­ mony of the official chemists. Indeed, analysts seem to find no baking powder entirely free from some'one of these ob ­ jectionable ingredients except the Royal* and that they report as chemically pure. We find some of the baking powders ad ­ vertised as pure, to contain, under the tests of Professor Chandler, Habirshaw and others, nearly twelve per cent., of lime, : while others are made from alum with no cream of tartar. This, . we presume, ac ­ counts for their lack of leavening power as sometimes complained of by the cook,; ; and for the bitter taste found in the bis ­ cuits so frequently complained of by our ­ selves. But siside from the inferiority of the work done by these powders, the physicians ; ) assure us-that lime and alum taken into the system in such quantities as this are in ­ jurious. Their physiological effects are indigestion, dyspepsia, or worse evils. The question naturally arises, why da these cheap baking powder makers use these things? Alum is three cents a pound, lima still cheaper, while cream of tartar costs thirty-five or forty. The reasons for the .chemical purity of the Royal Baking Powder were recently given in the New York Times in an interesting description of anew method for refining argols, or crude cream of tartar. It seems that it is only under this process that cream of tartar can be freed from, the lime natural to it and rendered chemically pure; that the patents and plant for this cost the Royal Baking Powder Company about half a million .dollars, and that they maintaimex- clusive control of the rights. Professor McMuftrie, late chief chemist of the Department of Agriculture, at Wash ­ ington, D. C., made ah examination of this process, and reported upon the. results at ­ tained m the refined cream of tartar. The following extract from his report would seem to answer the question repeated at the head of this article, and which is so fre ­ quently propounded by the housekeeper: “ I have examined the cream of tartar used by the Royal Baking Powder Com ­ pany in the manufacture- of their baking — .• powder, andflnd it to beperfectly pure and free from lime in any form; The chemical tests to which I have submitted the Royal Baking Powder prove it perfectly health ­ ful and free from, every deleterious sub ­ stance. The Royal Baking Powder is purest in quality and highest in strength of any baking powder of which I have know ­ ledge. ” T;. ' . ' \T , 1 — Ladies,; a cake of Tulip soap costs exactly the same sum that your husbands pay for a debilitated cigar. Remind, them

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