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m THE MCGEAWVILI J E: % -SE|TTHP;L—THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1885. •~ti m at. Rpi WSl\\- w m- 1 m m>- * mi THE M'GRAWVILLE SENTINEL PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. SUBSCBIPIION PBICB:—$1.00 per year in advance; if not paid in advance $1.25; six months 50 cents; three months 35 cents. Advertising rates mad e known o n application and (worn circulation given if required. P:!; SS f Bditore and *•*«*«». Address all communications to BSBQSESK BEOS,, McGrawville, N, T, Entered at the post office at McGrawville as sec- ond class matter. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 32, 1885. A WASHINGTON corresponden t says: The meeting of congress is now only five weeks off. A number of senators and representatives are in the city looking up their winter quar- ters. Some have leased houses, oth- ers suites of rooms in French 'flats, hotels, or popular boarding houses. In many homes the usual prepara- tion and improvements are going forward in making ready for the sea- son. At some houses the 5 o'clock tea has been resumed, at which gath- erings watering place gossip is ex- changed and discussed; and a few ladies hold informal receptions at their houses. But the staple social events continue to be weddings. Several in high life are now o n tapis. He Lived For His Country. - Jesse Smith of this village quietly closed his earthly life October 14, 1885, in his 92d year. He inherited a strong constitution and cared for his physical system by habits of in- dustry and temperance, and a firm faith in God. He lived till the body refused longer to do its work and fell asleep to wake in the beyond. In the home of his son, Nelson Smith, he spent theilast two years of his life in the helplessness of infan- cy. When kind friends could d o no more for him God/took him. With the poet we say: \And I am glad that he has lived thus long, And glad that he has gone to his reward, Nor can I deem that Nature did him wrong Softly to disengage the vital cord.\ He was born in Greene county January 4, 1\794 where he lived over fifty years. He spent a few years in Freetown and i n 1868 moved to Mc- Grawville. He has survived three wives, eleven children were reared and to a number of others he was step-father. His father was Elisha Smith, a soldier of the Revolution. The spirit of the father burned in the heart of the son and young Jesse took his place as a soldier under the Stars and Stripes in the war of 1812. Peace again rested upon us, Jessie returned to civil life. His second wife was Mary Ann Greene, daughter of a revolutionary soldier. Again the cloud of war bursted upon us i n the Rebellion of 1862-5, and Jessie Smith sent four sons to fight for freedom. Joel enlisted in the 9th New York Artillery; Nelson, in the 76th New York Infantry; Isaac, who died in camp on Arling- ton Hights, was a member of the 20th New York Infantry; and Jessie served in the 10th New York Caval- ry. Ancestry carries with it little in our republican -country, but if the family of Elisha Smith shall sustain the old flag in the future as it has in past, they may look back with pride upon their history. Mr. Smith was a member of the Baptist church of this place. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. B. Grant, pastor, and also Chaplain of Post Tarble Grand Army of the Republic. The Post was in attendance and headed the procession to the grave in our beauti- ful cemetery. The coffin was wrap- ped in the dear old flag, loved so well both by the dead and the liv- ing. Thus in the bright glow of the October sun, amid the falling leaves, with the burial services of our soldier dead, we laid the body of the hero to rest. Now n o more marches, no more conflicts, but rest till the \ General\ shall sound not for war but for peace, D. B. G. RESOLUTIONS OP BESPECT. Post Willian H. Tarble, No. 470, passed the following resolutions: Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God to call home our venerable comrade Jessie Smith of the war of 1812, Resolved, That we recognize in his departure at the age of 92 years the hand of an All-wise Father, who doeth all things well. That, in his removal one of the land-marks of our nation's history has gone out from us. That we extend to Comrade Nel- son Smith of this post, to his family, and to the large circle of relatives and friends the tender sympathy of our brotherhood. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to Comrade Nelson Smith, and that they be published in our village paper. To Occupy the M. E. Pulpits. At the annual New York Central conference of Methodist Episcopal clergymen which convened at Syra- cuse last week the following ap- pointments were made for ministers to fill pulpits . in its jurisdiction in this county: Presiding Elder T. K. Green Ciocinnatus O.Switzer Cortland... c. C. Wilbor CtrylerandDeBiwter H.W, Williams Eut Homer and Truxton T.E. Harris Fabiu* and Kenney's Settlement.. .Charles Haynes yreetown., w. H-BunneU Homer........... Thorns* Stacy VW:xL'Sfax W. &Seame . W. H. Bobertson McGrawville Preble*....a..^.*.•••.•••.. Scott TajloMobempplied by, ^&n V«Uey...„ .. .B. ©Sherman ....Tobesnppliea McGrawville Union School. FoUowifig is the roll of honor of McGrawville Union school for the month ending October 16, based on attendance, deportment and scholar- ship. The highest stands first: Grammar department: Claribell Warren, Bert Braman, Julia McOoat, Mary MeOuat, Lida Ram- sey, Ada Perry, Hattie .Warren, Millie Ayres and Charles Brooks, Intermediate department: Phil Hoag, Eosie Pike, Willie Thompson, Gertie Vincent, Lelia Vin- cent, Alma Burgess, Jennie English, Ettie Mather, Lillie Bnrditt and May Hollister. Primary department: George Pudney, Clyde Beers, Carrie Waters, Anna Mather, Lizzie Car- ruthers, May Belle McGnire, Arthnr Benjamin, Fred Woolsey, Bertie Bean and Addie Edwards. Charles Brooks, Cynthia Brownell, Madge El- wood, Lida Bnmsey an d Claribel Warren from the grammer department; Nellie Benjamin, Phil Hoag, Ettie Mather, Joseph Moore, Arthur Norcott, Lillie Norcott.Mary Bogera, Willie Thompson and Emma Tnrner from the intermediate department, an d Ar- thur Benjamin, George Hoag, Clayton Holmes, Gertie Gardner, Gertie Lewis, Snsie Torrey an d Latie Webster from the primary department were not absent or tardy during th e month. School enrollment numbers 123; average attend- ance 100. WILLIA M P . SMITH , Principal. Abundance of Water. Rain commenced falling about six o'clock Tuesday evening and at mid- night Trout brook had risen over two feet. Rain continued during the night and all the day yesterday but not so abundantly as at the out- set. James Rowe's hen house was washed out and a number of hens drowned. About two rods of the wall forming the creek bank in the rear of P. H. McGraw & Son's fac- tory grounds was washed out and the water, commenced eating into the bank, but yesterday a quantity of brush and stone was put into the gap and prevented further damage. An empty tub standing clear from any eaves caught four and a half inches of water direct from the clouds during the night. The Mar- athon Independent reports water above banks and flowing across Streets and lawns. -Turfing in front of the Catholic church and a num- ber of residences has been washed away. At Lisle several houses near the depot are surrounded by water. LATEST NEW YORK MARKETS. Reported specially lor the MCGRAWVILLE SENTI- NEL b y Richard Perrin, agent, produce commission merchant, 87 Warren street. New York. BTJTTEB. NEW YORK, Oct. 21—Prices have worked up la2c. per lb. on all fine fresh table butter, and the supply has scarcely equaled the urgent wants of the trade. Other grades are held a little higher in sympathy with the advance in fine, but' they have not been in large demand, and toward the close begin to drag somewhat. The call is still mainly for fancy fresh goods, and jobbers seem unable to use any considerble quantity of anything else. Stock that has grown a little old flavored by holding is particular- ly hard to sell. State creamery pails have shown most improvement and close firm; wholesale buyers bid 26c, but get none from the fact that re- ceivers have no more than enough for their grocery trade. For a strict- ly gilt edge lot 27c. could probably be made. A number of lots a little below fancy arc offering, but find slow sale. Some very fancy State creamery in tubs is selling at 25e. QUOTATIONS. Creamery, state, pails, extra 26 a Creamery, state and Penn. tubs, extra... 84 a25 Creamery, western, extra a24 Creamery, extra IrstB 21 a2S Creamery, firsts 18 a20 Creamery, seconds 15 al7 Statedairy, h. f. tubs and pails, ex. firsts.19 a2S State dairy, h. f. tubs and pails, firsts 16 alS Statedairy, h. f. tubs and pails, seconds..12 al4 State dairy, firkins, extra 19 a20 State dairy, firkins, extra first 17 al8 Western imitation creamery, ex. firsts... 17 a]8 Western imitation creamery, firsts 14 al6 Western dairy, extra firsts 14 al5 Western dairy, firsts 11 al8 Western dairy, seconds 8Xa|0 Western factory, June, firkins 10><al2# Western factory, fresh-made, firsts 10 all Western factory, seconds 8#a 9& Western factory, thirds 6 a 1% CHEESE. Fine September lots were sold at 10c. For fancy late made August 10c. is asked and a few parcels have sold at that price, but we hear of sev- eral large lots having been moved at about 9-Jo and good July and early August dates have sold at 8-£a9c. It is difficult to quote night milk skims, as they vary so much in price; special factories are selling above our outside figure but for average best lots Y-iaSc. is the current rate, with fair quality going at O-^-a'Zc. Scarce- ly anything in State skims offering below 5c. QUOTATIONS. State factory, full cream, Sept. fancy.... alOJf State factory, fnll cream, Sept. fine 10 a State factory, fnll cream, Aug. faney 9#al0 State factory, full cream t Aug., fine 9 a 93£ State factory, good to prime 7J£a 8% State factory, fair to good 6}£a 7% State lactory, night skims, prime 7 a 8 Slate factory, 12 and 24 hour skims 4 a 6 Ohio factory, flat, fine, late makes, 10 al0)£ Ohio factory, flat, good to prime 8 a 9Jf Ohio factory, flat, common to good....... 5 a 7 Pennsylvania skims 2 a 3 EGGS. State & Pennsylvania fresh, per dozen...22 a23 POTATOES There has been a steady, moderate demand for choice sound lots of Irish potatoes, prices showing but little change. State stock continues ' to show very irregular quality, many lots being still affected with rot. Burbank appear to be i n best condi- tion and meet a fair demandat $1.37 al.50 per 180 lbs., an occasional choice lot reaching $1.62. Rose and Hebron sell up to $1.25al.50 when sound, but few are good enough for the latter price. Some very inferior lots are still going at 50c.afl.00 . TJTICA MARKET. UTICA, Oct. 19.—Market dull but steady. Cheese sold: 4,600 boxes at 9 7-8c; 690 at 10 7-8c; 680 at lOfc.; 120 at 10 3-8c; 1,100at 10£c. 100 at 10 5-8c; 530 consigned. Some lots were left over. LITTLE FALLS MARKET. LITTLE FALLS, Oct. 19.—Market firm. Cheese sold: 3,400 boxes at 10c; 1,370 at lOj.; 1,150 farm dairy at 9£ to -10fc, mostly 10^e. Butter: 3& packages creamery at 22c; 54 packages dairy at 20 a 2l«. EDITORS' EASY CHAIE. m -r-Violin. and Guitar strings - for sale at C B. \Warren's.— Adv. —At A. J . Sweet's hardware store is the best place to buy stoves, hardware, cutlery, etc. —C. S. Strowbridge has a change in his jewelry advertisement to-day. Bead it on third page. —White & Ingalls. Preserving the natural teeth a specialty. Wickwira block, room 3, Cortland.' —Mrs. Woodward and Mrs. Sum- ner, of Truxton, visited the family of E. H. Clark over Sunday. —Mrs. Steven Baldwin of Preble, and Mrs. Cyrus Durkee of Elbridge, are visiting at E. C. Kinney's. —Mrs. G. H. Butcher of Richfield Springs is a t preseut the guest of her daughter, Mrs. F. S. Berggren. —James Robinson of Lapeer, dem- ocratic nominee for sheriff, was i n town Monday looking after his polit- ical interests. —Mr. and Mrs. Boynton and daughter, formerly of this place, but now of Winnelka, 111., are visiting at Morton Bojnton's and their many friends' in this vicinity. —E. J. Mager, of the firm of Ma- ger & Walfad, dry goods mer- chants of Cortland is in New York looking after new novelties and late styles to replenish their stock. —The finest and best stock of Grey Brothers' Ladies fine Shoes latest styles, just received a F; E. Webster's. Will not be undersold by any firm in Cortland county. —We learn that the Marathon tannery will be rebuilt by its former owner, Mr. Dumphy. It will cover about the same ground as before and be three and a half stories high. —Charles Sheldon and wife who have been living for some time at Smethport, fa., are now stopping in town. Mrs. Sheldon will be remem- bered as Dell Williams before she was married. —F. Wolf of Syracuse, has received an invitation from the checker players of McGrawville, to pay them a visit and give an exhibition. He will accept il his business will permit. — The Board. —M. C. Bingham has just*recieved a large Stock of Underwear and there you will find the best assort- ment and the most desirable goods in Merino and all Wool for the fall and winter.— Adv. —Burgess & Bingham, the popular clothiers of Cortland ever to the front with a large stock and low prices make a new announcement in to- day's SENTINEL which is of financial importance to our readers. —An entertainment will be held at the Baptist church this evening con- sisting of recitations, singing and an operetta entitled \ Grandpa's Birth- day.\ The admission wilt^ be 10 cents. Everybody is invited. —0. D. Perry, wife and daughter, started this week for Otsego county, where they will spend a couple of weeks visiting among relatives. Mr. Perry's meat cart will not make its accustomed daily call in the meantime. —M. C. Bingham has just received a large Stock of Binghamton Boots for Men's and Boys' wear. Do not in- vest a Dollar in other goods until you have seen this Stock and you will be convinced that they are the Cheapest in town.— Adv. — : 'i'wo ladies, who assume that they were referred to last week as partici- pating in the horning, called on u s Tuesday and deny the statement. They claim that they went out to quell the racket and their intentions were misjudged by the people. —W. J. VanAuken of Marathon, pleasantly greeted many friends here Monday. We noticed him button- holing many of our citizens and pre- sume he was endeavoring to influence a few honest voters in his behalf, be being on the democratic ticket for district attorney. —Prof. A. H. Benedict, formerly publisher of the McGrawville Express, has received an invitation to deliver an address before the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Bat- tle Creek, Mich., this week. We un- derstand that he accepted the invita- tion, and will address them in rhyme. —Numerous persons have asked us the past week who the author of the article \ Lost \ is and also whom it referred to. The article was not written from any certain individual motive but was thought to be of common interest to the many and might sow good seed where it would take root. If you have not read it do so. —We have before us a copy of the first number of The Board, a weekly magazine devoted to the game of checkers. It is the only one of the kind published and is edited by Elmer E. Burlingame of Eliuira, who has for some time been connected with the Elmira Telegram. Mr. Burlin- game is a native of Willett, this coun»»' ty and a former student of Cincinna- tus academy. —On our supplement this week will be found a large advertisement for M. C. Bingham. He is ever forward in securing new goods and catering to the wants of his customers. He is just receiving a splendid line of Rogers Brothers' silver plated ware, which in connection with his large stock of dry goods, crockery, groceries, etc., go t o make up a well selected assortment of goods. —A foot race was arranged to come off at Cortland Saturday be- tween Doud of that place and Clate Gardiner but Doud failing to appear on account of siekness. his brother James .Doud who beat Gardner at Marathon offered to bet §20 to $15 that he.could beat him again. . The challenge was accepted. and Gardner won two heats of 100 yards -each in 10 1-2 a^id 10 1-5 seconds respecjavjeiyi- iliadies. Handl f sewed, turned shoe£*$2.'t'Sfat;3£ E.lWebster's. '-pL sp^dirl'as^ortment of elegant parlor stoves, cook stoves and ranges at A. J. Sweet's. —A new venture in journalism comes to us from South Otselic called the Otselic Herald. It seems to be a representative of cheap things, being an eight page paper for only one dol- lar a year and in its advertising col- umns we find one man asking people to buy boots of him a t cost and nails at less than wholesale prices, another man, who advertises pork, furniture, groceries, picture frames and drugs, sells sweet potatoes at two cents a pound and another sells grapes at 40 cents a basket and flour at one dol- lar a sack. —Collins & Daehler, the \only one price clothers of Cortland,\ make an announcement in mammoth form on the third page of to-day's SENTINEL. These gentlemen are splendid men to deal with as very many of our readers have already found out, and as a child can buy for the same price as a grown person at their establish- ment not only honesty but square dealing is embodied. They are mak- ing a grand offer to purhasers before the holidays that it will pay to read. They will take pleasure in showing goods and quoting prices to any one who may call on them. CORTLAND ITEMS. COETLAND, Oct.20.—Several runa- ways haye occured on Main street within the past week. Hon. Francis Hendricks was in town last Saturday. W. C. Crombie is at Pompey Hill trying a work and labor law suit. The base ball player Will Corcoran has returned home for the winter. Henry W. Peters is at Baldwins- ville visiting friends and relatives. W. H. Newton of the Top com- pany goes to New York this week on a business trip. Quite a large crowd went to Syra- cuse this morning on the Emerald Hose excursion. The loan commissioners are receiv- ing government money to-day at the county clerk's office. The Standard Dramatic company will appear at the Cortland opera house next Monday night for a full week's engagement. Thomas. E. Courtney and I. H. Palmer went to Glen Haven last week for treatment for about ten. days, both being in poor health. Mrs. Lillie Devereaux Blake of Washington, D. C, delivered a lec- ture on female suffrage Monday night at the Cortland opera house. Last week Sheriff Borthwick took Solomon Robinson and Fred. Chap- man to Auburn and Deputy Shirley took James Sterling and Mr. Rood to the Onondaga penitentiary. Quite a lively time was had at the W Oman's Christian Temperance Union last week Thursday over the question whether they should make the union a political organization and give aid t o the prohibition party, but the political element was i n the ma- jority. Unless the gas company produce better gas and keep a steady flow they will hear some kicking. The gas now gives a dull shady light and some- times stops flowing duringjthe night, then flows again thus putting out the jets left burning and afterwards fill- ing the rooms with poor gas. Last week the Cortland and Homer Street Car company received from Schenectady two new cars, one open No. 5 and one coach car No. 6. They are very nice ones and the road is do- ing a good business. The car house and stables on their land near the fair grounds are nearly finished. New Confectionery and Tobacco Store. J. W. Gilbertson has just received a new stock of goods that is fresh, choice and complete. I have a choice lot of grapes that I offer at forty cents per basket.— Adv. Surrogate's Proceedings. JUDGE S. S. KNOX PRESIDING. Oct. 15.—In the guardianship of Willie F., John P. and Isaac J. Washburne of Cuyler, annual in- ventories filed by the general guar- dian. Oct. 16.—In the estate of Naomi S. Harris late of Preble, deceased, petition for leave to publish notice to creditors to present claims filed and order granted. In the estate of Lucius L. Swift, late of Truxton, deceased, petition for leave to publish notice to credi- tors to present claims filed and or- der granted. Oct. 17.—In the estate of Hulbert H. Cady, petition for proof of will filed, and citations issued returnable December 15, 1885, at 10 A. if. Oct. 19.—In the estate of Ann Barnes, late of Cortlandville, de- ceased, proof of service of citations filed and letters testamony issued to John Lanan of Cortland. John Harvey and Charles Porter appoint- ed appraisers. In the estate of Levi H. Blue, late of Virgil, petition to publish notice to creditors to present claims filed and order granted. In the estate of Myron C. Bab- cock, late of Homer, deceased, pe- tition by all the, heirs for probate of will filed, proof of will taken, will admitted to probate, oath of execu- tors filed and letters testamony is- sued to Kingman Hover and Cecilia A. Hovey of Norwich. In the guardianship of Flora B. and Alma Grant \of Freetown, an? nual inventory filed by general guar- dian. ' „ • • lii the guardianship-of Ufa &. McCumber, formerly Mary (Matt, of Cortlandville, late ampor/^eiti r . tion of late minor and guardian for final settlement filed, accounting had, receipt of late minor filed and guar- dian discharged. Oct. 20.—In the estate of Malissa Bennett late of Homer, deceased, petition for leaf to publish notice to creditors to present claims filed and order granted. In the estate of Adafine Carpen- ter, late of Homer, deceased, peti- tion for leaf to publish notice to creditors to present claims filed and order granted. Notice of Annual Session. Notice is hereby given according to law that the board of supervisors of the county of Cortland will con- vene in annual session at their rooms in the third story of the county clerk's office, in the village of Cort- land, in said county on Monday, November 9, 1885, at one o'clock P. M., and all persons having bills or accounts against the said county of Cortland, are hereby notified to deposit the same in a box provided for that purpose, in the office of the county clerk of said county, duly verified,on or before the third day of said annual session, and in default thereof such bills or accounts shall not be audited by said board. H. D. WATERS, Clerk. MARRIED. WILLIAMS—RHODES—In McGrawville October 19, 1885, b y Rev. D. B. Grant, J . Randell Williams of DeRuyter, to Miss Allie J . Rhodes of Cort- land. DIED. HOLLENBECK—In Virgil, N. Y., October 11,1885, ofjaralysis, Fredrick Hollenbeck, aged 60 years. MERCHANT—October 9,1885, Eveline Merchant, wife of William Merchant, of Cuyler, N . Y . aged 70 years. SMITH—In Taylor, N . Y., October 5,1885, of con- sumption, Miss Anna Smith, daughter of S. A . Smith, aged 2? years. ETTLING-In Cortland, N . Y., October 13, 1885, of peritonitis, Henry Ettiug, son-in-law of S. W . Cately, aged 37 years. SHERMAN—In Virgil, Monday, October 12, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. N . J . Slierman. Only a baby; yet s o needed above, That an angel came down with a message of love, And lifted the babe, at the word of the Lord, From the mothers warm heart to the boBom of God. May th e parents trust repose safe and still On the wise goodness of.God's holy will. A Guaranteed Cough Cure. Dr. Marchisi's Italian Cough and Cop- sumption Balm—guaranteed to cure or money refunded—Coughs, Colds, Hoarse- ness, Bronchitis, Asthma, Incipient Con- sumption, Throat and Lung troub es. No cure, no pay. For sale by all Druggists. Price 50 cents. When Baby was sick, w e gave her CASTORIA. When she was a Child, she cried for CASTORIA, When she became a Miss, she clung t o CASTORIA, When she had children, she gave them CASTORIA. Clairvoyant Examinations Free. There is no subject that requires so much study and experience as the treatment of chronic diseases. The astonishing success and remarkable cures performed by Dr. Butterfield, are due to the gift of clairvoy- ance, to the life-long study of the constitu- tion of man, and the curing of diseases from natural remedies. Cures the worst forms of Scrofula, Catarrh, Piles, Female Weaknesses, Asthma, Kidneys or Bladder. Will be at the Cortland House, Cortland, Thursday and Friday, Nov, 12 and 13 '85. E. F Bt.TTEEFIELD. We offer for sale two thoroughbred Shropshire Down rams. Also some of high grade, one, two and three years old, and lambs. Terms reasonable. C. M. & W. L. BEAN, McGrawville, N. Y. M. L. Decker, Agent for Wildridge's Dye Works and New Home Sewing Machines has removed six rods east of his old stand, first house east of Wickwire's shop. 8m2} Positive Cure for Piles. Dr. Marchisi's Italian Pile Ointment— emphatically guaranteed to cure or money refunded—internal, External,Bhnd,Bleed- ing or Itching Piles, Price 50c. a box. No cure, no pay, For sale by all Druggists. An Old Saying. The proof of the pudding is i n the eating, there- fore why suffer with Headache, Heartburn, Dys- pepsia, Constipation, in fact any affection of the stomach or bowels when you can procure a free sample of the great Aperient Grapoline. Sold by C. A. Jones Daughters wives and Mothers. Send for Pamph leton Female Diseases; mailed free, securely sealed. Dr. J. B. Marchisi, Utica, N. T. CONSUMPTION, BRONCHITAS, COUGHS, ETC. Much has been said and written, and many remedies have been offered for the relief and cure of throat and lung diseases, but nothing has been so eminently success- ful, or obtained such wide celebrity as Briggs' Cherry Cough and Croup Syrup. It instantly loosens a hacking cough, and restores the diseased lungs to a healthy condition; relieves asthma as if by magic, and cures croup with astonishing rapidity. Sold by druggists. IB1TTEE BARK BITTERS, will prove their superiority over any and all other remedial agents. They make the weas strong and the strong happy. Sold by druggists. Are you troubled with bad feet, can't go to church, get Dr. Briggs' B anion Balsam and Sure Corn Cure. Sold by druggists. Are your feet too large for your boots, use Dr. Briggs' Balsam and Sore Corn Cure. THE BLOOD WOULD BUN.—I was a great suflerer from catarrh. My nostrils were sensitive to dust; at times the blood wonld run. and at night I could hardly breathe. I used Ely's Cream BaTrn. To-day I am a living witness of its efficacy.—Peter Brace, Fanner, Ithica, N. Y. The Fretful Ones. ^ Cross with headache, \'nervous\ wiuTlrregular appetite; nauseated with constant unpleasant taste in mouth; habitually spitting or clearing the throat; spirits' depressed; tongue.coated occa£* ional palpitation of heart; frequent diarrhoea; belch- ing of gas from the stomach:. What, does, it all meant WnKltinesnsTnaigestjon^ .And i t means that you must at once Dcgin to right the wrongs of your system by' the use of HBBBICK'S LIVKE Pttis. .ThesepUls are sugar-coated, and »re as. •pleasant as .they are efficient. ,--..* IflBILda) CODNTlflp|Sf BZ.ODGMTT MTI,IS± BLODQBTT MILLS, Oct. 21;—The thrash- ing machines were heard on the hills each side of us Monday. Mrs. J. J . Taggart of Cortland and her cousin, Mrs. Benedict, visited relatives here last week. There will need be another temperance lecture here by the way the prohibitionists draw apples to the cider mill. Mrs. Terpening and daughter,;Mrs. Val- entine, who haye been visiting here for some time, have returned to their home in Michigan. There was a large attendance at the school exhibition Saturday evening and was a success all but the last scene, and then \O horrors,\ CHMXINGO. CHENINGO, Oct. 20.—Hollister is im- proving. Frank Loope has commenced keeping house again in this city. The steam mill commenced operation on Monday with L, Stanton as sawyer; E. McChestney, fireman. James Brown's musical voice is now heard inside the corporation. He occu- pies a portion of the Shepherd house. The first wise thing Jim did after getting settled was to subscribe for the SENTINEL. W. H. Hollister of Manchester, Dela- ware county, recently visited his cousin, T. N. Hollister. Mrs. Mary Champion of Battle Creek, Michigan, and Mrs. Francis Norris of Geneseo county, have recently been enter- tained at Mrs. David Seacord's. Seth Lawrence of Oneida, called upon W. A. Locke last week. Quite a large gathering on Saturday evening at H. Denmson's. They were all corn buskers and upward of 150 bushels were husked. A jolly time they all had. Harry was in his usual pleasant mood. One of the most interesting gatherings since my last report occured at Riley Stevens' a few afternoons since; it being the fifty-sixth birthday of Mrs. Stevens. A goodly number were present and a num- ber of presents were presented. We are glad to say that Mr. Shepherd has returned to Cheningo. He is a thorough and honorable dealing gentleman anfl it is sincerely to be hoped he will remain in old Cbeningo. Directly after the news reached here that Ohio had given a republican majority our citizens turned out en mass to cele- brate. Friday night was chosen and at that time two large anvils were placed near the corner and fired in quick succes- sion a reasonable length of time, when a torch light possession was formed com- posed of men, women and children and marched through the principal streets. The most pleasing feature of the eyening, however, was the speaking and remarks made by republicans, democrats and one who favors woman's rights—the latter bringing down the crowd. BASHFUL BOY. CINCIXNATUS. CINOINNATJS, Oct. 20.—F. M. Benjamin was in Cortland last week on legal busi- ness. Rev. O. Switzer our new minister, oc- cupied the M. E. pulpit last Sunday; preaching two good sermons and making a very favorable impression upon the peo- ple. The Masons of this place hold a festival at Perry's hall next Friday evening. A very pleasant occasion is anticipated. Rev. Mr. Webster of North Pitcher, was the guest of his sister, Mrs. L. Corning one day this week. Miss Cora Perry visited friends in De- Ruyter last week. Henry Kipgman is in New York this week. F. C. Lewis of the \Hook is to be found behind the counter in his place. Chester Larrabee of Binghamton, was in town Sunday. Would-be sheriffs were thick last week. The Tillinghast factory has sold its October butter for 25 cents a pound. Who was the author of the piece in the SEKTIKEL last week entitled \ Lost?\ Rev. J. B. French of Homer, is to speak here next Tuesday evening on Prohibition. He is said to be a fine speaker and to handle the subject in a spirit or candor. Come and hear him. Ed Brown visited Syracuse last week. He has finished his labors at the Hotel Perry and taken an interest in the livery stable with W. Clines. Miss Fannie Jones is home from her visit in St. Paul, Minn. Mrs. Frank Smith of Binghamton, has been a guest at Anson Cogswell's. x. y. EA.ST JSOMMK. EAST HOMBB, Oct. 20.—Ezra Secord is the happy father of a 9 i pound boy. Sarah E. Haight is spending a few weeks with her brother, S. P. Hoag. Dr. F. L. Hoag, of Cincinnatus, was in towrvone day last week. J. M. Secord has engaged William Waters of DeRuyter, to help him carry on his business in the shon. It is with general satisfaction that Elder Harris stays with us another year. O. H. Topping and E. R. Briggs went to Homer Monday, where they are engaged in laying a stone wall. Miss Blanch Rose, who has been visit- ing in Newark Valley and Dryden, re- turned home last week. A number from this place went to Cort- land Saturday evening to hear Mr. Bas- com speak, among them was C. E. Hoag, who closed the meeting by a few remarks. Mr. Hoag goes to Taylor Center this week to deliver a temperance address. Pretty well for a man who was in the ditch two years ago. CEAZ? PAT. FREETOWN. FEBETOWN, Oct. 20.—Rev. N. W. Wol- cott has gone to assist Elder Harrison of Virgil in a series of meetings held at the Baptist church of that place. The proceeds of the New England sup- per given last Friday evening were $24.00. Clarence VanBuskirk and wife are visit- ing at Mr. Tripp's. Chauncey Tuttle and wite were called to Thomas Tillinghast's in Cortland last Fiidav to see a sister, Mrs. Ives visiting there \from Herkimer, who was taken sud- denly ill with paralysis. The parsonage that the Baptist society has talked of building for some time, is to be commenced the present week. ' Rev. Mr. Bunnell preached the funeral sermon of one of King Wildman's child- ren at East Freetown yesterday. rox,xtti.i,E. POLKVILLE, Oct. 21.—A party was given last Friday evening by Miss Tene John- son. Oar sick are reported as improving somewhat. A cow, heifer and calf owned by A, W. Taylor had narrow escape from drown- ing this morning. They were across the creek directiy opposite .where it empties into the river. The stream was much swollen by the heavy rain of last night. The owner seeing the danger, went im- mediately to the rescue. Several willing hands, together with a boat, ropes ana chain lent their aid. The poor creatures were nearly exhausted when tera firms was reached. J. C. Summers is to be .gJ*atljUW>Hunended tot 4he_..bra,yejjr and persCTference which\ Ma, wflf,' directed, efforts evinced. Mention ia also jt&'he made of his. and Er.Bfe ©oleg^Mte's tide: across the swiftly flowing stream; when ;the boat'fillejl with water Frank was not alowltq turtfhis rubber hat into a dipper, empty/the boat and accomplish the sail. BASHTDX PATTY. SOVTBBXI.L. SOUTH Hnx, Oct. 20.—Mrs. Philo Crane is a little better. Mrs. William Tripp is ilk Disease pro- nounced by Dr. Didama as inflammatory rheumatism. Orlando Hicks is reduced in flesh and health. The frog felon on his hand has broken five times. He will have to. post- pone work on his house\ and cellar for gome time. The school house at Hoxieville is great- ly improved by patent seats; so all studies and narratives will be a good deal easier. Ensign Pike and wife have been visiting at Philo Crane's. Burt Moore and wife visited at Ephram Moore's Sunday, B. Gutches and wife, of East Homer, Allen Russell and wife and Hrs* Jessie Mynard of McGrawville, Riley Kenfleld and family, of Cortland, and MIBS Ella Freer of Higginsville, visited at W. E. Russell's, while Nett Borthwick of Mara- thon, has been Sewing the seams in the noonday glare, Sewing the seams of the dresses so fair. What will the harvest be? O, don't you fret To perfection they'll fit In the fair hands of Nett. Mrs. W. R. Watson's mother and sisters visited her Sunday. Mrs. Catherine May of Freetown, is vis- iting at the Rowe brothers'. Lee Brown of Summer Hill, has been in this vicinity looking up financial busi- ness of long standing. One of \we three dudes\ have stepped \ down and out\ leaving Otis Tripp and W. R. Watson alone in their glory. We mentioned the fact of the enterpris- ing Bill Burdick's great improvement of Chestnut place No. 1. As soon as the proof reader deciphers the enigma it will doubtless appear. Bashful Patty; me darlint, allow me to greet ye, And sure, ye've enlisted in the SBNTiNXt. band. And if I should happen at some time to meet ye, Ye'll know me, bedad, by the grip of me hand. NEHO. TATZOB. TAYLOK, Oct. 20.—Pardon Lyons, who has been at work for Rockwell brothers the past summer, has moved to East Homer. A social hop was held at Frank Skin- ner's last Wednesday night. J. B. Kibbie commenced teaching school in the Crane district Monday morn- ing. John Benson, who had his leg broken, is slowly recovering. Clinton Brooks is the happy father of a bouncing baby boy. A prohibition meeting is to be held at the Center church this week Saturday evening, by Clem Hoag of East Homer. Mrs. B. L. Watson is confined to her bed. Harlie Cole and wife, who moved to Dakota six years ago, are visiting at D. D. Fisk's. Mrs. Cole is a sister of Mr. Fisk. JEFF . TEXAS VALLEY. TAXAS VALLET, Oct. 20.—Miss Allie Delevan of Willett, spent a portion of last week at A. M. Priest's. Mrs. Jay Griswold was in town Wednes- day. Willis Brown spent last week at David Wallace's. Will Gardimer of Willett, was in town last Sunday. Jesse Courtney spent last Monday in Cortland. Frank Ingersoll and wife of Cortland, were in town Sunday. Chester White and family of Cincinna-' ttis. were at Bob Ryan's over Sunday. Mark White has bought two acres of land ot Lucious Harvey and will erect a dwelling house soon. John Ryan and lady spent last Sunday evening with his sister Ella, of Cincin- natus. Mrs. George Brooks is dress making at Jesse Courtney's. She is a good and tasty seamstress. Mrs. A. Haryey hss been spending a few days with her daughter Mrs. Morris Edwards of Solon. Frank Hammond was in Marathon, Monday. GYPSY. TBTTXTOy. TRUXTON, Oct. 19.—J. O'Connor and John Daley have gone to Cortland to-day. Mrs. O'Connor and Mrs. Daley, expect to start for St. Paul. Minn., to-morrow, where they have a brother who is danger- ously sick. John McCarthy and George Bliss of Cortland were in town yesterday. Mrs. Fensler and her two daughters of Council Bluffs, Iowa, have been visiting her friends and relatives here the past week. We learn that Chauncey Stevens has sold his house and lot here and intends to move to New York where he is extensive- ly engaged in the lumber business. Mr. 8tevens and family have many friends here and will be missed very much. They go about the first of November. Dick Duell was in town working to-day looking after the interests of the republi- can party. Mr. Crafts and wife of Amsterdam, are visiting at Dr. Webster's. A decided improvement in our village, which we forgot to mention in a previous letter, is a new street lamp on Main street in front of Dell Carr's. Perry Barker and wife visited in Spaf- ford last week. A •' husking bee \ at Sabine Pierce last week which a few of our village people attended. We are sorry to learn that Mrs, Daley Bosworth is on the sick list. Mrs. Fred TPbodward is visiting in Mc- Grawville. Mrs. Alyarado Lansing goes to Syra- cuse to-morrow. Dr. Nelson has just completed the base- ment of his new wagon house. Anthony Cooney did the work. The Bosworth Bros.' meat market ii being treated to a new coat of paint. We think it improves the looks of it wonder- fully. Will Goddard and Reuben Stewart have gone to Cortland to-day. DIOK. UNION TAZLET. UNION VALLEY, Oct. 20.—We failed to mention last week that Prof. E. L. Wheel- lock is the father of a bouncing boy. N. P. Smith 3old to parties in Cortland last week four spring pigs that dressed eight hundred and ninety pounds at six cents per pound delivered there. The Lake factory has sold its sum- mer butter for 20 cents per pound. Vin- cent Corning, his dairybntter at 17 dollars per package. E. L. JPneelock his sum- mer make at $18 per package, F. D. 'Wire and wife and daughter Kate, are visiting in Iowa. The band gave an open air concert Sat- urday evening. Verard Holmes treated the boys to some sweet cider which wai very. fine. The milking barn on the Widow Beebe farm is being repaired. JFiHiam Peterson has been setting out shade trees tear his house. I. A. Greene and wife attended the party at George Angel's at Licklaen. last Thursday evening and report-a fine time about t brty being present, . Rev. Charley Haynes has been «ent toFabius, OeoAateHuxT T w us .^MMM^mi^^^^^^^^MmMiiiM^^^^mM

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