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The Seneca County journal. (Seneca Falls, N.Y.) 1885-1902, September 30, 1891, Image 3

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probably draw ill appear in Saturday I sale at Edward George found undoubted evi- denoc of an attempt last night to burn derse and Porter streets. His liouse. on corner of Myn- THE SENECA COUNTY JOUHNAU, W EDNESDAY, SEPTEM B E R 30, 1891. barn and worksliop are near together, and in his .shop papers and combustible matter liad been piled under the work bench, and set on fire, and was smould- & Son’s Jewelry store. L literary society was formed last Sunday evening by tlie ladies of Registration days occur this year on Octobei 17th and 2-lth. Hi. Henry’s iUinstrels at Johnson’s Opera house, October 3. cooler to-di is vicinity last night- Decidedly cooler to-day. Slight frost reported in this vicinity last nighl Seneca County fair opened yesterday, at Waterloo. It rained—of course. Seneca Grange meets in Grange hall at INlagees Corners next Tuesday night. A term of Supreme Court and Oyer and Terminer commenced at Ovid yes­ terday. The County fairs in Seneca, Ontario, Cayuga and iVayne counties are now in progress. Ovid and East Variek correspondence readied us too late for jiublieation tliis week. Sorry. Plciisure seekers can still lind accom­ modations at Bull’s grove on Cayuga lake; near the C. L. park. Hereafter the Y . \ . C. T. H. will hold their meetings the first and third Tuesday evenings of each month. jMrs. 11. L. Hadley will soon have an opening of Pall Millinery, showing some of tlie loveliest of now fall combinations. til. Nicholas for October is received. It contains some unusually line illustra­ tive plate.s, and is all in all an excellent number. In all probability, our coming Gover­ nor, J. Sloat Eassett, will aclclre.ss the Seneca palls people during the pending campaign. day evening by the young L Patrick’s church, and office] chosen as follows: President, hliss Anna McKeon; vice-jiresident. Miss Josephine Cruise; secret.-irj% Miss Katie Farley; tre.-isurer. Miss Lizzie Ciirroll; librarian. Miss Mary Hamill. The ne.xt meeting will be held on Friday evening of tliis ft is reported that there already have been received over 900 applieatic the faculty of Cornell university for membership in the freshman class. This institution has been founded but twenty- three years, and already has 1,360 stu­ dents ; with this large addition to its student body, it will have a membersl equal to that of Harvard, which been in e.xistence over 255 years. ering this morning, but fortun.ately h.ad not made such lieadw.ay as to be beyond and was soon extinguished, matter is in the hands of the police, and further facts are anxiously awaited. Incendiarism has become a serious con­ cern in our village, and some means should be found to detect and 2 »mish the perpetrators. One of the most important articles of the month willi be an article on .James Russell Lowell by Edward Everett Hale in the October number of The New hmjlanil Mayazme. Dr. Hale is well known to all the world as a brilliant Personals. —^Miss Mary Follett, of Rochester, was in town over Sunday. —Mrs. Elizabeth James, of Florida, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Corl, in State street. —^Mr. Chas. i'oungs left on Saturday for Boston, where he will engage in bus- —^Mr. B. F. Beach is liomc from a business trip of several months in the South. —Miss Ellen M. Tyler has been a recent guest of lYof. and hlrs. Seekell, of Union Springs. Mr. William Brilliant Wedding:. Silsby-Gridley. lesday evening, i-edding of their The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Charles 0. Gridley in Waterloo presented a de- itful scene on Wednesda occasion being the wedding o youngest daughter, Miss Eliza Glover Gridley, and Mr. ‘William Seth Silsby, of Silsby Manufacturing company, of Seneca Falls. The happy event was nnized in the presence of a large iber of invited guests from Rochester, Auburn, Geneva, Seneca Falls splem and elsewht lere. The house presented a brilliant appearance, the interior being S. Silsby and wife tastefully decorated with a profusion of flowers, ferns and potted plants. The intles were handsomely banked with oak leaves and cut flowers, and smilax ;racefully festooned from chandeliers istered at Hotel Normandie, New Letitia AVilliams, in comixany sayist, and the close intimacy wliieh personal interest to his article. between him and the poet <; Mrs. Mary Hallnck Foote, who first came before the public .as .an illustrator. and later as the author of ’’The Led- Horse Claim” and other novels of West­ ern life, has written a new story which will be one of the serial fo.atures of the coming year of The Venlary. Mrs. Foote has chosen a fiehl unhackneyed in fiction, the irrigation scliemes of the Great tVest. “The Chosen Valley” will bo illustrated by the author. Tlie marriage of Michael E. Reiigan and Miss Cecilia Corcoran was celo- bnited at St. Patrick’s church hast Wed- “sday afternoon at 4 JIO o’clock, a large imbor witnessing the ceremony. A wedding siqiper was served to tlie in­ vited guests at the home of tlie newly married coiqile, corner of Bayard and Spring streets. Mr. and Mrs. Reagan comnicnco llioir inai’ricil life with the best wislies of very many friends in Seneca county. A Chautauqua circle of thirty or more members, was organized last Fridtiy at the M. E. clmrcli jitirlors, following^ officers ; Rev. C. E. Wells and cisterns are fast - out,” in this vicinity, and tliose i furnished with lake water can ciate it, about these days. Gen. H. V. Boynton, tlie well-known Washington corres^joiulent, lias written an article on “The Press and Public Men,” wliicli will appear in the October Cenlury. Express Messenger Burr Moore, for­ merly of Seneca Falls, was “held up” on a New York Central train liistJUight. The money in tlie car wiis stolen. Amount unknown. Sacramental service will be held at tlie Wesleyan hi. cliurcli next Sabbath morning. Projiaratory nioetiiig Satur­ day evening at 7 :30 o’clock. Love feast Sabbath morning at 9 :30. Wo hear it reported tluit the Republi­ can County Nominating convention is to be called for October fi or 7, but we have received no notice from ciiairman of County eouimiltue to that ulleet. (^uito a delegation of bicycle riders from Seneca Falls aUeniled llio races at Ovid fair last Wednesday, tviul all unite leurty thanks to the Seneca Cyclers adils to its attr.activeness. A number of anecdotes of I.owell are incorporated in the body of reminiscences and criti­ cism, and, receiving publicity now for the first time, give the article a piquancy which it could not otherwise jiossess. A fine portrait of Lowell in Iiis study, taken just before his deatli, forms tlie frontisfiiece of the magazine. Any jierson who is at all interested in tlie study of electricity and electrical machiuery cannot invest §2.60 any more profitably than by subscribing for the new publication called Ekclrkily. Each issue contains, besides advertising, twelve pages well filled with the latest and best electrical news. It treats upon electric subjects, popular, practic.al and teeliniciil, and is well cfileulated to edify and instruct both jiractical workmen and electrical experts. It is printed on elegant paper, and typogr.aiihic.ally it is nearly iierfect. We Iio.artily recom- luetid ElcHricily to our friends who are all interested in this subject. Sub­ scriptions may be sent to ElecLricibj Newspajicr Go.,Temple Court Building, (flucago. 111., or may bo left at Beers & Meddon’s news room. York city, last Thursday. Jiss Letitia AVilliam! with friends from Rochester, h.as been sjiending a week in New York city. —^hliss Lena Stone is in New York to [lend the winter. She will study the dressmaking art, in cutting and fittir —^Mr. “Court” Van Rensselaer 1 iMoiulay night for Brooklyn, where he has entered the enqiloy of ilr. Deiter for a year. —It is rumored tliat Mr. TJiomas Develin and Jliss Kate Magee are to be married Thursday, Octoder 15, at St. Patrick’s church. —^Master Bennie Wells has accoptdc flattering position in the office of Western Union Superinteiulent B. II. Giflbrd at Syracuse. —Mr. Russell Noble, wife and motli- er, who liave been visiting his uncle, S. 11. Salisbury, Esq., return to their home at Albany to-morrow morning. •Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Yost and IMr. and iirs. Win. Wolf occupied the Deezo cottage on Cayuga Lake sliore last week. They caught some fine pickerel. —Jlisses Jeanette Campbell and Jennie “Wicks, of State street, are visit- relatives and friends in Cortland, attending the M. E. Conference at that jilace. -Miss Anna Beach of Rochester, a visit of a few days in Seneca At the County Fair. For several years the Poultry Depart­ ment has been one of the chief features at our County Fair. Tliis year it is re­ markably fine, and quite extensive. The principal exliibitors are : Fred Habel, Seneca Falls, large show of Pigeons, 34 lairs; C. and V. Fillingham, AVaterloo, e 8 coops Pigeons, all varieties, a good dis 2 ilay of Bantams, 24 2 ’alrs fancy poul­ try, Dorkins, Polish AVyandots, Spanish and Hamburghs, also several Rabbits ; Louis Hood, S. F., 3 coops, Houdaus, brown Leghorns and Plymouth Rocks ; Geo. AVolfe, S. F., a large exhibit com­ prising P. Rocks, Wyandot®, Leghorns, Games, Ducks, Geese and Turki all about 30 coops ; John Casey, S. F., white Plymouth Rooks ; Robert Hill, S. iiling, and, indeed, wherever dainty could entwine it, presenting a leautiful floral picture. At the appointed hour the ushers, G. Hoskins of Seneca Falls, JofinF. East- ;. M. Atwater of New Haven, James A. Seymour of Au­ burn, assumed their positions in the front parlor where the ceremony was performed. Each lield white ribbons guarding the way of tlie bridal 2 >orty. First came the bridesmaids, Miss Alice Swaby and Miss Eleanor Silsby of Sene- Falls, Miss Nellie Terwilllger and Miss Leah Kendig of Waterloo. Then came the bride leaning on the arm of her father, while Myeriiig’s orchestra of Rochesister, Myeriiig’s concealed in an alcove, play- ihengrin’s wedding march. The npanied by his brother, Mr. Isby, as best man, stood in waiting for the bride. The maid of honor Avas Miss Phoebe Gridley. sister of tlie bride. The marriage ceremony was performed in an impressive manner by Rev. AV. S. Carter of the Presbyterian church, and was followed by the Avarm and earnest congratulations of all Avho Avitnessed it. Tlio bride’s gOAvn Avas of hea\y Avhite satin en traine. Her full tulle A’eil fell from a coronet of orange blossoms, and \ f orn.ament Avas a diamond pen- Fiills, returns to Kocho.‘-tcr to-day. itli tlie fi JcAvell, 2’iTsid It; (Jeo. C. Cushing, t; Mrs. A. M. Shepard, ■)rcsidcnt; 2 iUiss Amelia Jlosher, id Mrs. Ajah Palmer, treasurer. Tlie first regular meeting of tlie cii’cle 1st viee- 2 >rosident; Mrs. A. M. She] L'sidcnt; iUiss Amelia 2nd vice-] Avill be next Monday evening at church, and all desirous to join rclo are invited to be 2 n’esont. The time will come Avlien Samuel Gould Avill understand the hypocrisy which nominated and then defeated him for trustee of tlie First Avard. The J ournal and its friends su 2 ) 2 iorted him heartily, and Mr. Gould had an tunity to observe, and probably observe at that time, Avliat AVas 2>atent to every body else, that lie was not so sup­ ported by the Vouricr and its clique. If tliey can still lilay uiion his credulity in this matter, it is no credit to either him or them. men who voted for and elected the so- called Patterson' delegation to tlie State convention, Avere not only good sound Republicans, but! Avere hearty supporters of Col. Noyes last fall. Mr. Noyes, by appearing before the committee on con­ tested seats, at tlie State convention, and characterizing tlie lAatterson delegation bolters, olVered a gratuitous Insult to wery Republican aviosc I vote helped to end that delegation to Rochester, and from thence AVill leave on Friday next for Chicago. •Rev. Mr. and Mrs. JMargetts, who have been enjoying a two Aveeks tion AVith old 2’arishiouers and friends in and about Cambria, Niagara county, returned home last Saturday. •Mrs. E. JM. Cox has returned from N cav York, Avhere she has been making purchases of neAV stock for her millinery store. Watch the J ournal for an- t, the gift of the groom. She carried ■ Ni it imaids’ d resses c grenadine, ( larrying a bouquet of Marecbal Niel roses, xit the conclusion of the ceremoni dant, the gift of the grooi a large bouquet of Niphetos roses. Miss Phoebe Gridley, the maid of liouor, Avore o a gown of yellow cre 2 ie de chene, and carried a bouquet of Marecbal Niel I- roses. The bridesmaids’ dresses Avere of F., several varieties of pit Games ; Juo. Marshall Guion, S. F., ‘Old Homestead” Poultry Yards, high class Langshans, Buff Cochin, AVhite Leghorn, also S 2 mens of brood and shipping coops. Besides the above there are several smaller exhibits, contatning some line poultry, rabbits, one Rocky Mountain [uirrel, and a Avild goat. In otlier departments Avere many ex- liibits worthy of mention, among them: J. E Hale, S. F„ and Davis of AVa­ terloo, have fine specimens of Photo­ graphic art ; Milton Ilo.ag has a grand show of blooded Horses and Colts; AVa- terloo Wagon Co., Geneva Carriage Co. and Peter Feeck have splendid exhibits of carriages, carts, &c. Maloney Bros, are Avell rejiresented, also Baker & AV^ebster and Allen & Nu- gent, all of Waterloo. The “Waterloo Piano and Organ Com 2 iany” have a beau­ tiful exhibit. I'lieir instruments are as­ suredly of superior tone and linisli. firms liave elegant displ.ays of ney goods, clotliing, etc., [lening day yesterday, the arrangements Avere not complete, and Ave Avere unable to get the names of all. Tlie dis 2 ilay of Fruits and FloAvers and Plants, Painti cy Avork, is large and su2)i dry goods, fancy goods, clotliing, etc., but it being 02 iening day yesterday, the lits an A'‘egetables Paintings and Fan- louncement of “ Winter 023eiiing.” —IMr. Jolm O'Brien and Miss Ella white dotted silk grenadine, each maid two hundred sat down to High-bred live stock will be well rep- iseiited. Four or five good races Avill 3 on to-morrow, Thursday. In fact, the Fair this season is unusually attrac­ tive, and Ave urge all our re.aders to attend. Emma D., OAvnod by I.evi Brownstine sofA-ed by Teall of Roch- brilliantly illuminated and of Skaneatelas, Avon first money in the gentlemen road race at AVaterloo yester­ day, in three str.aight heats Avith 0. L. Fisher’s Guy, second. In the double team race there Avere but tAvo starters. Aaron Miller's tc.am Avon in three straight heats, J. II. Stevens’ second. Mr. Miller and IMr. Stevens are both from Lodi. Mr. Stevens had a very line team, but the younger one (four years old) Avas rather nervous. World’s Fair Notes. Commissioner Shufeldt lias cabled from Cape 'Town, South ‘Africa, that an exhibit of diamonds and feathers Avorth §300,000 will be sent from Capo 'Town. 'The Grounds and Buildings Committee decided to advertise for the construction of a building to accommodate four saw­ mill plants. 'The structare will be located south of the Agricultural Annex, . piles driven in Avhat is noAV a natural on. 'The building will be 130x200 and will cost §23,000. Half a million 2 iansies, one liundred thousand roses, and millions of other llOAVors, includiiig every known variety and species, will be seen at the Exposi­ tion. Tiio horticultural exhibit Avill be on a scale never before attemiited in the Iiistory of the Avorld. Mr. 'Tlior)}, of the ftoriculture division, e.stimates that the equipment of the horticultural building, including the 23urchase price of 2 >lants, will be §350,000, and the total dded for the occasion. About the insult Avill not be soon forgotten, allliough the Courier may try and iiooth it over. More tlian tliat it was I insult to every Republican, because it was an effort which helped to succeed iwartiiig the expressed Avill of an lestioned majority. 'I’liero is not an rson dell of Ovid for many courtesies extended. Last Wednesd.ay eA'eiiiiig, Miss Jennie FitZ 2 )utriek of Ohio, gave a pleasant party in commemoration of her eleventh birthday, at tlie home of her grand- '2'iekets now father, 0. W. Smytbe, on Bayard street. Congressmen Horr of Miehigan Avill address tlie Ue 2 )ublicans of Seneca county at Seneca Falls on 'I'liesday, October 0. He is an e.xeellent Sio.aker 2 and will doubtless be greeled by a crowded liouse. Lovers of unobjectionable amusement and all avio I enjoy a lu'arty laugh Avill have their fondest wislies gratified at Johnson’s Opera liouse, Saturd.ay even­ ing, October 3, Avlien the Famous Hi. Henry Alinstrels will .appear in an en­ tirely new 2 >i'ogranune, embracing all the salient points of minstrelsy. The Avides 2 )read reputation of this company and their long list of celebrated stars in thwarting the intelligent knoAvs positively Republicans of tlie county. Mr. Noyes’ position in this matter, and liis SAVorn rtqiort of expenses during liis c.andidacy last fall, Avill bo remembered by many that the Patters! gates Avere elected by a good squa majority of the very best and staunclu for some time tO' come. 'The open meetingmg of the local Iron all braranch eveningvening wasas smallmall in numbers. Hall b at Pythian hall last Friiday e w small in niuoli to the excessively hot weatlier and High are to be married .at 5 r . m . to-day at St. Patrick’s cliurch, and Avill com­ mence housekeeping .at once on AV'il- liiims street, Avhere tin already furnished, -Miss Mary Hamill loft yesterday for N cav York, where she Avill stay for several days and study the latest styles ill dressmaking, and Avill, on her return be able to give tlie ladies of Seneca Falls tlie benefit. —Rev. C. E. JcAvell of tlie M. E. church left Monday morning to attend Conference at Cortland. It is quite likely as everybody hopes, that he Avill bo returned to his Seneca Falls charge for the next year. •Air. AVillis Knight took second prize in one of the bicycle runs at Ovid hist week. It is tlie o|>inion of good senled an inviting aiipearanee. A1 choicest Aveddmg suppers ever prepared by the famous Rocliester caterer A cano2)y Avas erected leading to the dining tent, and also one from the house to the ley have a house street. The bridal presents filled an en­ tire room and Avere rare and costly. They came from many sources and comprise a rich and-unsurpassed selection of useful and beautiful gifts, evidences of the good will and kind regards of numerous friends for the ha 2 ipy cou 2 ile oii the threshold of their neAv estate. The Avedding Avas a delightful affair in w ith beautiful v'ines and flowers, whieli logotlier Avith the gay coin2)any assem­ bled beneath the brilliant lights, present­ ed a most enchanting sight. Every ar- all re.s 2 iects. 'The house was adorned in the most attractive and deliglitful manner ind flowi and their I oav prices ol i Imis ion is in iiuhicenient for the patronage of all who enjoy an evening of minstri it Pythian I s in r ly hot V lack of special advertising a • that lie Avheelmen Avho Avere. present, c.aptured first I'lnner wheel. tion, but it was very 2 >lcasant and great enjoyed l>y those in attendance. M Igett presided and ex 2 }lainod the Avorkings and conditton Friday evening a foot race for KU) yards betn eeii Toni Ryan and Will Bar­ ton eaine off at the race track. Ryan gave Barton one yartl start and beat liiiii forty feet. There AVassome betting on the result. Harvest 'riianksgiviiig services will bo conducted in the Congregational ehurcli on Sunday next. 'I’lie cliurch will be decorated with sheafs of grain and flowers, and festooncil AVitli Avreaths and mottoes; aelioije selcetion of fruits will 111' groiqied amidst the flowers. In iiing, tlie 2>astor Avill 2>reacl' appro 2 )riate discourse, especially 1 farmers, Avho are cordially' invited ( It rained just e li yestejday, tlie opening d.ay of our Coiiiitv fair, to main­ tain tlie record :is genuine fair weather.’ But tlie teiu 2 )er.ature cooled 2 >eref 2 itibly, and Avith a brisk wind, it Avas decidedly more endurable tlian before the change. Mrs. II. 1^. Hadley has been in New York for the 23Rst few Aveeks, for the purpose of taking lessons at tlie 8. 'i'. 'Taylor Cutting seliool and Avill return soon, 2 )repared to give 2 >erfeet satisfac­ tion to all Avho Avill favor licr Avith their The October Century will contain a frontispiece portrait of Rudy.ard Kipling and an article on his AVOrk by Edmund attend. In the evening a service of song will be rendered, interspersed Avitli suilable readings and selections. A cordial invitation is e.NteiuIcd to .all to join in Tendering tlianks to Almighty God for a bountiful liarvest. In its November miiuber tlie Cosmo­ politan Avill 23nblish a scries of letters i! says that Kipling ly in Christmas Aveek, erefore only in his Gosse. Mr. Gosso Avas born in Bomb: 18C5, and is tin tAventy-sixtli year. No better show of the kind ever came to this city tlian Hi. Henry’s Alinstrels. 'They did all they advertised to do and more, and liad a liouse brim full of some of our best pe 02 )le. If tliey come again they Avill have to hire a larger hall — Lawreneehurg (Ind.') Tress. The Father IMatheAV T. A. B. society will hold their lOtli annual ball at John­ son Opera house, Friday evening, Octo­ ber 16. 'Tickets, fifty cents. 'This society has done .and is doing a good Avork in the cause of temperance, and deserves the encouragement and hearty support of our village people. A ncAv feature has just been intro- dueed\ in the New England Magazine. It is, “ In a Corner at Dodsley’s,” a gossqi about writers and books by AValtor Blackburn Harte, Avhicli is as frank and unconventional in tone .as any of the political articles from liis pen tliat have made his name familiar. dlten by Gen. W. 'P. Sherman to one his young daughters, between the ars 1859 and the important events of secession. 'These letters present grapliio pictures of a great soldier amid some of tlie Stirring scenes in Avhich he Avas a giant figure, and in them tlie patriotic spirit of the Federal gem tractiA by a strong affection for the Southern people. The fraternal feeling Avhich glows in} these letters is in refreshing contrast to the sectional bitterness Avhich characterized the period, and they Avill constitute an interesting and ira 2 iortant contribution to the literature of tlie Avar. Clark Bled. somcAvIiat tlie Avorkings of tile order, followed l)y Scc’y Charles C'olliss, Messrs. Miller, G. R. Stearns, Chas. Combs, 'Tellur, Frank Beebe, in remarks explanatory and commendatory of the order. First rate music Avas furnished by DeMott’s orcliostra, one §1,000 membersliip AV.as taken, and the elieeks to the seven yc.ars policy holders aggregating about $2,GOO Avere dis­ tributed to the beneliciaries, Avhoso names Avere given in last Avenk’s .loUKNAL. 'I’lie entertainment closed, to outsiders at least, Avith a generous distribution of a variety of excellent c.ake, and most refreshing ice cream. We think all 2 >reseiit Avere impressed witli tile soundness of the Order, and as affording an opportunity for safe invest­ ments and liberal returns. AVe are in­ formed that a ladies’ branch of the order; avi B bo organized here A'ery soon. he used a slilYer and J'l -Mr. Chas. H. Knight li.as so far recovered from his late malarial att.aek, to make a trip via. Rocliester, then boat down the St. Lawrence, and mgli the Gulf to Boston. He. left on Friitay and will be absent for only a lays. I r . Cliarlcs L. Hoskins of Seneca tliroiB rangeinent for the happy event Avas in keeping with refinement and good taste. ' The newly Avedded couple are Avell ® known in Seneca Falls as well as in AA^a- terloo. 'The groom is an enterprising and Avortliy' young man, and the bride is a cliarniing and popular young lady, and has many admirers. It is the ardent wish of all Avho know them tliat tlieir future may' be full of joy, iJi’osperity and happincfis. After a brief wedding jonr- Falls, a former merchant of Llnion Siirings, is said to have been personally ae<iuaintcd Avitli Red .Jacket the Indian Chief, AvIio is to be lionored Avitli mommieiit .at t'aiioga. It av IH be dedi­ cated tlie J4tli of October.— Union •i 2 >rings riling last for New York, and from trip through tlie Or.ange Hills, N J . ; Fred L. .Story left on Friday r New York, and from projioses to take a bicycle I i u p o i 'l a n t A c l.fouriied ITIcetIng:. ble Se 2 itembers Avitlnn the Ja.st half Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeiiort, Ct.; Sprinlield, AVorcester and Roston, Mass.; returning via Frovideiice and NcAvport, R. I., to N cav York. AVe liope he will report cn route. Ulosc o f a Momomblc Moiiili. 'I’o-day ends one of the most remarka- ney they will return to Seneca Falls and begin housekeeping in the (’Immbeiiain residence on Fall street.— Nereil/e. 'F ile O v id F a i r . 'riio. Aveathcr for the Ovid fair last week 'J’uesdaj', AVednesday and 'Thurs­ day' Avas all that could be desired, but the .attendance Avas not large. 'The jirincipal reason for this Avas that tlie Geneva fair Avas Jield tlie very same days, Avliicli Avas a mistake for Geneva as Avell as Ovid. 'The exhibits of vegetables, fruits and live stock Avere small, but there Avas a better dis2ilay of agricultur.al implements, wagons, car­ riages. etc. 'Tlie bicycle boys of Ovid .and vicinity arranged for seven bicycle races for M'edncsday, the full pragramme was 2 iUblished in last week’s ,Ioui floricul of the display §750,000. The turists of the country will donate a large share of the 2 ilants. 'J’en of the sixteen acres of ground on the Avooded island Avill be 23lanted in flowers. 'The shores of the island Avill bo loft Avild for scenic eft’eet, and tlie Avaters around the margin of the island Avill he briglit Avitli w.ater lilies and other aquatic vegetation, Avliile ilie interior of the island ^ piante with roses, rhododendrons, and besides a vast variety of Avild lloAvcrs, Avliich are at 2>vesent preserved in a nursery on the island. 'Two anchors tliat Columbus carried in liis slii23s will be e.xliibitod at tlie Fair and .already one of them is stored in spirit of the Federal general is seen to have been most attractively tempered Avas a criminal Last Aveek Avas an op2)ressiveIy hot spell for SejAtember, the thermometer marking as high as ninety degi'ees in the shade on tAvo or tliree diflerent days, the highest for this season since 1881. Nearly everybody complained of inertia and confined to'their beds. 'Tlie Courier of last Aveek 2 >erverts the truth and attempts toVleccive the tax­ payers of tlie village in regard to the §4U0 soAver swindle. It Avill be re­ membered that last syiring there Avere two tax meetings called bec.ause the first was pronounced illegal. At the lirrt illegal meeting §400 AVas voted for a complete sur\'ey and ma 2 i for a system of scAverago. At the second and legal meeting this ap23ro2iriation Avas not >d . AV e repeat that it Avas a criminal offence for the trustees to ap 2 iropriate that amount for the pur2)ose and it Avas a misdemeanor for Mr. A'an Rensselaer Avhile 2>residcnt of the village, to accept the job. But Avorse th.an all, the tax­ payers have nettling of any v.alue to shoAV for their $400. AVe reiterate that the map Mr. A'an Rensselaer lias fur­ nished docs not give the grades, is not a survey, and is valueless .as a guide to laying a system of sewerage. The Courier insults every ta ing to Avhitewasli over matter. 'To be sure, kir. V^an Rens­ selaer Avas 2 ^residonl of the Courier Printing Co. .at the time, and that According to “Notice to Land Own­ ers,” published for the last fcAV weeks in the JouKJiAi,, the supervisors, as water commissioners, of the tOAvns of Seneca Falls, AVaterloo, 'Tyre and Junius, met at AVaterloo on Friday last to consider the matter of repairs to the ditches in said tOAvns, constructed by commissioners for tliat purpose appoint­ ed in 1868. The said supervisors as such Avater commissioners, made an inspection of the ditches, and heard complaints as to their condition, but after a general dis­ cussion of the matter, Avere unable to agree upon the proper action to be taken, and adjourned to meet at Seneca Falls on Saturday next, for further con­ sideration and final action. 'The matter is important, involving considerablee expense, and those particu- :cdonted, continuous, .and exper lai’ly interested are advised to give it their a ttention. Forcig-n Notes. Several cases of hydrophobia have caused a panic in Singapor, Avhich iias ended in getting rid of the plague of dogs infesting the place. Up to 26th of August, 13,000 dogs had been killed by order of the inspectors and 1,- 500 had been registered. century. It lias been eliaractcrized by time, especially during tlie latter part, exce.ssively warm Aveather. And has told Avonderfully upon botli ani mate and inanimate creation. Peo 2 >le liave almost universally conqilaiiied of unusu.al l.as.situde, great depression of spirits, and lack of physical energies, and the trees seem to have succumbed to the same influence, and in advance of frosts arc casting their leaves in great 2 Arofusion, and are putting on a prema­ ture autumnal pallor, that shows a usual condition of the elements. (The Aveather 2 ’voiits have signally Lolling frosts as early , as none have yet occurred; but on the contrary, the nights since that date have been distressingly Avarin .and unrestful. which has contributed to the spread of disease, and a state of general debility. This unusual condition of thing starts speculation as to the causes, ai Avliat may be likely to follow, when the change comes. Will it be to the other extreme, a sudden cold snap, or cyclonic storms, Avhich shall devai country ? Eartliquakes are reported from the Iiithin .a few days, d ag.ain tof many this Avas the most interesting ^ lature of the fair. The following are y the Avinners in the contests: 1st event, 1-2 mile Safety, Robert Covert, 1st; B. V. Covert, 2nd; May­ nard Faiiton, 3d; time, 1:33. 2nd event, 1-2 mile Ordinary, B. A’’. Covert, 1st; Chas. Garrison, 2nd; time, 3d event, 1 mile Safety, Cornelius 1st; B. O. Covert, 2nd; time, Washington, Avaiting to be brought to LRNAL, and Chicago. 'The anchors Avere found by Bailey, l! 4 liiinutes postpo e map i China is preparing for I’sburg despatch ,, youngest s the eldest s every tax-payer by try- or justify this and groat depression of strength spirits, and many were actually sick [lany 2 )robably shared in the $400, but that does not justify sueli pervertion of truth and facts. A St. retei’sburg desp announces the death of the Princess Alexandria of Greece, wife of the Grand Duke Paul Alexahdrovitch of Russia, son of the Czar. She daughter of tlie King of Greece and was born in 1870 and married in 1889. She gave birtli to a son l.ast Thursday. A full line of of patent medicines and Druggists Sundries at Lyon’s Argyle Pharmacy. 1 Dr. Clark, optician, will be at\ the Stanton house October 1, 2 and 3. V, Avest_wi^in .a few days, and many of keep the track clear, people le inn y supers i lous .ire anticipat- ^jantly crossing and recrossing th< ing other violent disturb.ances to follow t disturb.ances to folloAV e livesent remarkable calm. One good thing is accomplished: L'niess some terrible calamity shall intervene to AVork improbable destruction of the cro 2 }, late corn has been wonder­ fully advanced and ripened, which means many hundreds of thousands of dollars to the benefit of our agricultural, and through it, to all other interests in the country. Its record is completed to-day, and, •September, 1891, Avill be memorable in the history of tlie years forjmis genMa- 4th event, 1-2 mile run and ride, J . Stout, 1st; B. V. Covert, 2nd; Rob Covert, 3d; time, 2:14 1-2. 5tli event, 1-4 mile Safety, Maynard Fenton, 1st; AA’illis Knight, 2nd; Rob Covert, 2d; time, 44 1-2 seconds. 'The tAvo remaining bicycle races were itponed until 'Thursday. the second event Leroy Pitcher Avas in the lead on the home stretch and would have Avon had he not ran into a rope which Avas stretched across the track. In the third race Maynard Fen­ ton Avas in the lead, when some dunce stepped upon the track directly in front of his wheel and a had collision result. Fenton’s face Avas someAvhat scratched and of course he Avas knocked out of the race. AV'e cannot refrain from criticising tiie management for their failure to keep the track clear, people con- le track If these dunces don’t know enough to keep oft’ of their accord, the management should provide means to keep them off. Of course, hope the one run into got aAvay without any broken ribs but if he didn’t its his own fault. AVe understand that some very good horse races occurred the first and third days but Ave did not have the pleasure of Avitnessing them. Columbian Commissioner Ober ne.ar two old Avells at San Salvador. He had pliotogr.a 2 )hs and accurate models made. The reproductions Avere sent to Paris, Avhere ex2iert antiquarians })ronounced tliem to he fifteenth century anchors, ,and undoubtedly those lost by Columbus in his Avreck off San Savaldor. One of them has been presented to the United States and the otlier will be loaned to the Fair. Farmers, Farmers’ Alliances, and other rural organizations Avill be pro- special building at the World’s Fair. It is intended tha| th< t have nothing of Avhieh t( complain in regard to their receptioi and treatment by the World’s Fail management. They will be afforded quarters in the Live-Stock Assembly 2>lans for Avhich have just been leted. The building Avill stand of the colonnade connecting Agricultural and Machinery Buildings in the south end of the park. ! 0 mpl( owsjm ' Y CI? ob ouseitNowand m tlie Coal Question settled. AYE IT AT SUMMER PRICES! You can Save by buying it a t ’ . J OOD’S. For artistic and first-class painting and Avail 2>apering, call on or address Jolm AA'^. A^'an Dyne, Seneca Falls, or leaA'e orders at Sharps’ Drug store. Fall street. New Steam Yacht. The iieAV steam yacht, “,T. W. Hend­ ricks,” is in splendid sliape and .all ready fo r 2iarties Avlio w a n t to liire a line, entirely ncAV .and safe boat, under the management of a competent engi­ neer. Address J. AV arren H endricks , Fayette, N. Y. Dr. Clark, optician, Avill be at tlie Stanton liouse, October 1, 2 and 3. Tlie best Ice Cream at Isenmans. “Economy Is W e a lth.” AVhy 2 >ay full price for when you can buy price for poor coal Leliigli Valley coal us. We make a specialty of 'Thresliing Coal; also Kin­ dling AA'ood. Call and see stock before going elsewhere. G leason ’ s G oal Y a r d . Poiiltrymen, Attention. All kinds of Poultrymen’s sufjplies, crushed oyster shells, ground hone, condition poAvders, cracked corn, corn meal, etc. Also incuhatoLS and brood­ ers, poultry netting, slieeting paper, felt roofing, etc. Eggs for hatching. M ac D ougals P. B. A ssociation , MacDougals, N. Y. The “G. B. V.,” a 10c cigar that Avill lease you, for sale at the postollice lews Room. 4 av A large assortment of llcmeopathic remedies at the Argyle Pliarmrcy. naiiciiig- School. Mrs. Luce Avill open a Dancing School here in Seneca Falls, beginning Satur­ day, Oct. 3d. Afternoon lessons $4.00 25or term ; evening lessons §5.00 per term. At Odd Fellows Hall. New Dressmaking: Rooms. JMiss Bessie Berger wislies to an- iioimce tliat site lias opened dressmaking rooms in the Slieldon block, over Todt- man & Gladke’s Clothing store. First class Avork after the S. 'P. 'Taylor sys­ tem. Patronage res 2 iectfully solicited. A ncAV dining liall. Mrs. F. T. Com her Avislies to res2)ectfully inform tlie Iiuhlic tliat she has oiicned a first class dining hall, in the ncAV Norcott. block on State street. Meals at all hours. Oysters, clams and luncli of all kinds kept constantly on liand. Remomher tliat Ahin Kleock’s Burdock Liver Elixir is the very best blood, kid- and Liver medicine for tlie siiring summer. At the Argyle Pliarmacy is tlie only 2)laco in toAvn you can get a gl.ass of AVIlipped Cream Soda. Dr. Clark, optician, Avill he at the Stanton house October 1, 2 and 3. must he Closed. 'To close the L cavis estate, I will sell the Murray farm of 153 acres for sim 2 ily §8,500. 'The buildings alone cost §15,- 000. Situate between Seneca Falls and AA’aterloo. Enquire of H. Brooks, Auburn, N. Y. Try the “Picaroon” Cigar. 5 cts. s Post Olfiee News Stand. 1 Mynd Iroad,road, t( Another good liome, street just south of the rail to he bought cheap, because owner is t move from the county. House and large lot, with fruit, for §1,100. Cali at office of N. B. Stevens, Partridge Block. Mrs. H. L. Hadley is in New York, selecting fall and winter millinery Look out for opening of newgoods soon. T he S ick to R eceive S ervices F ree . 'The doctors of the New York Medi­ cal and Surgical Institute, consisting of several eminent physicians, Avill be in their offices at the Stanton House.Seneca Falls. AA'^ednesday, September 30. All Avho visit the doctors during their stay Avill receive services free, with only a fee in certain cases for medicine. They will visit Seneca Falls every live Aveeks and tlie only favor desired is the influence of those cured. These emi­ nent physicians treat every variety of disease, but will in no instance accept an incurable case as curable. If malady is beyond all hope, they frankly tell you, also caution you against spending more money for un­ necessary treatment. AV'e understand an attempt Avas made to rob .John Gillen, station agent at West Fayette, last Friday night. AVhile counting money he noticed he watched by several strangers, and took warning. Later he overlieard their conversation, planning to knock him senseless and put him on the track for a train to finish their work. He gave them the slip and from a safe place Avatclied, and later saw three men crawl from under a cattle guard near Avhich he ordinarily passed in going home. 'The men finally quarreled, robbed a saloon and disappeared. Some arrests have been made, hut no convictions are yet reported.— Farmer Village Review. Ice Cream in quantities at Isenman's. The Soap for Hard Water ■is Lenox. L$. HOSKINS. All at 25 cents per yard. About twenty-five pieces of Dress Goods which have been sell­ ing from 28 to 50 cents, we will olfer during the month of August at 25 cents per yard. In this lot are some very fine Check and Plaid goods also new shades in plain goods. Fast Black Plaids and Stripes. New lot of Black Kmbroidered Flouncings. Black Lace Flouncings and Edgings. Black Surah Sdks. J u s t received several new pieces, better qual­ ity for the prices than we have ever shown. L. S. HOSKINS. JOHNSON OPERA HOUSE Saturday, Oct. 3d, ’91. The Fayorites! HI. h I n RY’S MINSTRELS ! Presentiug a Colossal and Unsurpassed Collection of Q A BRAN NEW Q A SPECIALTIES Brnbracing a lavish expenditure in the procurement of COSTUMIC, SCENIC, - - MELODIC, ARTISTIC, Prices, - - 25, 35, & 50cts. Seats on Sale at AVilliams S Sone Jewelry Store. Seneca F a ils Markets. CORUEOT^ WEEKLY. SPRING WHEAT FLOUR. 11 ■WINTER WHEAT FLOUR. ii “ . ................... 8® S - J PROVISIONS. •-•:■■•■■■•■■■•■ ‘1 p f ? E i = 1 Dri^d ^BpberrieB, peMb. ................... 18 i ii»'®^'ai‘i;;;EE; I i»;jy!^EE; I ii &r;; e ;;;;;; e ;; e si

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