1887-08-05 - Northern New York Historical Newspapers


1887-08-05 - Northern New York Historical Newspapers

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Established 1869. BREWSTER, PUTNAM COUNTY, N. Y» FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 5, 1887. Price Fire Cents,

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T D. HORTON, D. D. S.,

Physician and Surgeon


Nitrons Oxide Gns ndmlnistercd In oxtrflcUng.

Ofllcc at residence next to Methodist pnrsonagrc,


At Bedford on Wednesdays only.


During the season orders for Ice Cream will he

promptly filled and delivered at the houses of my



Special Line of

Everyday Wants,






Mills Reynolds, Prop'r.

87.86 89.08


HEADING NOTICES 10 cents per HM. HO •*>

rarfoenMftt inserted for leM than On* DoH*r.


Every kind of Job Work executad neatly and

it r—•onablo prioes. Eetiroatea eheerfally far-

aifcbed. AddreM B. W. ADDIS,

Br*water, K. I.



Surgeon & Physician,


ROBldenoo and Office, Cor. Main street and

Park avenue.

House Refitted and Refurnished.

Free Stages to and from the Harlem, New York

& New England, and New York City & Northern


DOT A flrst-class 1.1 very Is attached to the Hotel.

D iR. h. H. MILLER.

Physician & Surgeon,

Main Street,



Surgeon Dentist,

•Will ho at his ofllco In Brewster Monday, Tues­

day and Wednesday, and at his oflloc In Carmcl

Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each wook.

Nitrous Oxide Gas administered in extracting

teeth at all hours. *»-A11 work guaranteed.

w. H. RIDER, M. D. S.f

Surgeon Dentist,


it his office lu Roberts' Building, Brewster, N.Y.

Nitrous Oxide Gas administered lu extracting





Incorporated April 5,1871.

Deposits received every day in the week

from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Interest allowed from the First of

each Month.


A. F. Lobdell & Co.




Mugazines, Stationery,

School Books, Box Paper,

Writing Desks, Toys,

Etc., Etc.,





Everything New and First-Class.

Main St., Brewster, N. T.



Formerly field hy Julius Stone.

All Orders Promptly Attended To.


New and second hand; lowest prlceB and ensl-

est terms. Pianos *8 monthly until paid; Organs

$4. Pianos rented, *4.00; Organs, $2.00 and

$1.00 per month. Tliirty-clght bracket banlo,

German silver or nickel, $0.50. Elegant ladies

banjOB, guitars, violins. Accordeons Imported

direct from Germany. Harmonicas, fifes, flutes,

jewsharps, band and orchestra instruments, best

strings possible to obtain. Very latest sheet

music on hand. Cheapest place to buy first-class

goods. ALL KINDS of instruments repaired

as good as now. Piano tuning a specialty. Only

first class piano tuners employed by this House.

W. O. HOYT, Danbury, Conn.


When the Sultan goes to Ispahan.

When the Sultan Shfth-Zamnn

Goes to the city Ispahan,

Even before he gets so far

As the place whore the clustered palm-trees are,

At the last of the thirty palace gates,

The Pet of the Harem, Rose-in-Uloom,

Orders a feast In his favorite room,—

Glittering squares of colored Ice,

Swootened with syrups, tinctured with spice;

Creams, and cordials, and sugared dates;

Syrian apples, Othmonee quinces,

Limes, and citrons, and apricots;

And wlncB that are known to Eastern princes.

And Nubian slaves, with smoking pots

Of spiced meats, and costliest fish,

And all that the curious palate could wish.

Pass In and out of the ced&rn doors.

Scattered over mosaic floors

Are anemones, myrtles, and violets;

And a musical fountain throws its Jets

Of an hundred colors into the air.

The dark sultana loosens her hair,

And stains with the henna plant the tips

Of her pearly nails, and bites her lips

Till they bloom again; hut alas, that rose

Not for the Saltan buds and blows 1

Not for the Sultan Shah.Zaman

When he goes to the city Ispahan.

Then at a wave of her sunny liand,

The dancing girls of Samarcand

Float in like mists from Fairy-land 1

And to the low voluptuous swoons

Of music, rise and fall the moons

Of their full brown bosoms. Orient blood

Ituns In their veins, shines In their eyes;

And there In this Eastern paradise,

Pilled with the fumes of sandal-wood,

And Khoten musk, and aloes, and myrrh,

Sits Rosc-ln-Bloom on a silk divan,

Sipping the wines of Astrackhan;

And her Arab lover sits with her.

That's when the Sultan Shah-Zamau

Goes to the city Ispahan.

Now, when I sqe an extra light

Flaming, flickering on the night,

From my neighbor's casement opposite,

I know as well as I know to pray,

I know as well as a tongue can say,

That the Innocent Sultan Shah-Zaman

Has gone to the city Ispahan.


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Attorney & Counselor

At Law and Notary Public.

Ofllco over Post Ofllco, - * Brewster, N. Y.


Attorney & Counselor



237 BROADWAY, - New York.

is,, • At. Brewster every Saturday.



Main St.,





Choice Beef, Veal, Lamb,

Hams, Etc.,


Main Street, Brewster, N. Y.




Forty years'oxportence guarantees the state­

ment that perfect satisfaction will be given as

well in tlie care of bodies and attendance upon

funerals, as in stylos, prices and ornamenting oi

coffins and caskets. aarFURNITURE RE­

PAIRED in a substantial manner and at low




Central Barber Shop,

Adjoluiug Town Hall, Main St.,

B R E W S T E R , N.Y.

Particular attention given to Hair Dressing

and to Chii.Iron's Hair Cutting.




Go to the Grand Central Meat Market, whore

you can buy choice Steer Beef, Veal, Spring

Lamb, FI'CBII Pork, Sausage, Hams, Turkeys,

Ducks and Chickens at rock bottom prices; low­

er than any other competition.


Wood & Merritt,

Successors to L. S. Knox, manufacturers of

Mineral Waters,

Soda, Sarsaparilla,

Ginger Ale,

Aim Bottlers of the celebrated



Christian Wiminer

Wagon Manufacturer


I will give notice that I have a large stock of

Wagons and Buggies on hand; two seated Wag­

ons and light and heavy Milk Wagons, made up

of the best material and in the most artistic

manner. Sold at low prices. All work wan-ant.

ed. 49»Rcpuirlug of all kinds solicited.

Prompt attention given


to all orders from


Sales of all kinds promptly attended to at short

notice. Itosldence and P. O. Address,





9 a. m. until 3 p. m.

r\ Wells, Cashier.

Charles Denton, Pros.


S. T. McMahon, Proprietor.

Furnishes Rest, Comfort and



Good Livery Attached.


Jas. B. Fagan & Sons,


Granite and Marble Monuments,

Tomb Stones, Etc.,

BREWSTER, Putnam Co., N. Y.

Located near the bridge crossing Harlem R. R-

Spring Millinery.

Brewster Livery Stables

BAXTER & SHOVE, Propr's,

In connection with the Brewster

House & Southeast House,

First-Glass Tarnonts Furnished

For any occasion at reasonable rates.




Complete Outfits

Furuisbcd to Summer Hoarders by tho day,

week or month.

Horses, Wagons, Harnesses, Etc.

always on band for sale or exchange.

Hacks Meet all Trains, Fare 15c


Baxter & Shove.


Baker and Confectioner


CHoice Confectionery, Tropical Fruits,

Huts, Toys, etc.


ICE CREAM during the season.


Creams aud Syrup*.


would announce to tbo ladles of Brewster that

sue Is prepared for orders for the New Styles of


at box store in tbc Kuox Building, next west of

the Town Hall and directly opposite the First

National Bunk.

Ready Trimmed Hats and Bonnets

Always on baud*


Brewster, April 8. lt#7.






Brewster, - - N, Y.

Bodrooni Suits, f 15. Black Walnut Suits, (86.

Elegantly UpUolnu-rcd Loungus, *10, Extension

Tables, *U to



Republican State Convention.

The Itepnltlicnn doctors of Hie Stale of New-

York nnrt nil others wlio wish to unite with them

In maintaining the accented principles of the Ke-

pnlillcnn parly, ns declared In the platform of, its

^lnst National Convention, nve horclty requested to

send delegates to a State Convention, to IHS hold

at Stnfltoga Springs on Wednesday, September

14,1887, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of

nominating candidates for State ofllccs, to ho sup­

ported at the ensuing election. Each Assembly

District in the State will bo entitled to represent­

ation In accordance with the rule established for

the last convention.

CHEBTKII S. COI.K, Chairman.

Putnam counijUs entitled to three delegates.

Meeting of fhe State Committee.

The Republican Slate Committee met

at Saratoga on Tuesday, and settled on

Wednesday, September 14, as the day

lor holding the State convention and

Saratoga as the place.

A call for the convention was drawn

up by General llusted, General Sharpe

and Mr. Tabor, and read to the committee.

It calls for a convention of 098 delegates,

as in 1885. The committee approved

the call and adjourned to meet on the

evening of September 13, before the

convention meets.

The rallying point seems to bo around

Senator Hiscock, and in all his talk lie

palpably strove to enlist those present,

Morton and Miller men, in a hearty sup­

port for the Republican State ticket this

fall. The task was not altogether a

pleasant one. Factional quarrels have

harmed the Republican party greatly in

the past three years, and many men who

took part in them are yet hot-blooded,

lie had to exercise all his diplomacy on

some of these men to induce them to give

up* all thoughts of vengeance. He was

gratifyingly successful, however, in these

efforts. His visitors were unanimously

ot the opinion that the Republican Stale

ticket would be supported next fall with

a heartiness and unity not before wit­

nessed in several years.

A few weeks ago we published a state­

ment regarding the increase of salaries

of supervisors, and copied from one of

the dailies. But the thing was mislead­

ing. The increase applies only to the

county of Richmond. The increase was

obtained by a peculiar and extraordinary

phraseology of the law, thus:

In all counties of the Slate, except in

the county of Rockland, where there are

less than six supervisors, the compensa­

tion of each supervisor shall bo five hun­

dred dollars per annum.

Richmond is the only county in the

State that has less than six supervisors,

and Putnam and Rockland have six each,

and are the only ones having that num­

ber. And even the mention of Rockland

raises a question whether that is properly

included. But there is something queer

about the matter. It certainly was just

as easy to say that "the supervisors of

Richmond county shall have each a salary

of five hundred dollars a year " as to in­

dulge in so much circumlocution and still

leave the act blind. An explanation is

now in order.

Political Notes.

Blaino has much more strength among

Massachusetts Republicans ihUn ho had before

tho campaign of 1884. The tendency of the parly

has been steadily toward him.—[Boston Herald.

The claim agents are sending out

blanks for G. A. ft. posts and others to All In.nsk.

lng Congress to pass more dependent pension

bills. Hie claim agents feci a livelier Interest In

this subject than the veteran soldiers.—[Hartford


The most significant thing in tho Ohio

declaration [Democratic} was its total omission,

of any reference to civil service reform. And yet

this has been the main feature of Mr. Cleveland's

administration, the one thing that distinguishes

It frem all previous Administrations.—[Now York


A Boston paper notes the fact that the

word "Mugwump" occurred In the Atlantic

Monthly for June, 1807. The St. Louis Globe-

Democrat thinks that "the thing Itself, however,

did not come to pass until 1884; and It might have

been delayed many years longer without disad­

vantage to the country." "Hut wo wouldn't have

had so much fun," adds the New York Sun.

The President could have arrested the

change In the public service'at an equilibrium

without any more alienation of his party, and

with the general support of the people of tho

country. But we suppose he has thought it ex­

pedient to jicld to party pressure to prevent what

he has believed would be his isolation and his

consequent impotence.—[Harper's Weekly.

In qualifications for tho Executive of­

fice of this nation Mr. Hill has as ox eel lent claims

88 Mr. Cleveland. If undisguised devotion to his

party be a recommcnatlon, then Mr. Hill has su­

perior claims to consideration in the next Dem­

ocratic convention, and the Cleveland forces had

bolter make up their minds to cense talking about

Mr. Cleveland in the light of a sacrifice to Mr.

Hill's ambition.—[Kansas City Journal.

The Democrats will be greatly disap­

pointed If the Ohio Republican convention-docs

not develop a bitter conteBt over the request of

Senator Sherman for an "indorsement" of ids

candidacy for the Prcbldency. But appearances

do not Indicate any row. The Blaine delegates

seemed to care little what Is done a year in ad­

vance of the time of electing delegates to tho Na­

tional convention, and they are disposed to disap­

point the Democrats. Tho important thing this

year is to elect the Governor and State oillccrfl,

and on that all Republicans are are agreed.—[N.

Y. Tribune.

A Greenback journal has tho news that

a "significant movement is being Inaugurated

that, If carried out, will elect a majority of tho

List Congress mid tho rresldent and Vice Presi­

dent." The "movement" consists of a project to

unite all the so-called "reform" organizations In

one party, and defeat the Republicans and Dem-

ocrate. There nrc twenty-six of these factions or

juntas mentioned by name, the Knights of Labor,

tho Anti-Poverty Society, tho Woman's Christian

Temperance Union, nnd tho Woman Suffrage As­

sociation being conspicuous. The scheme is ccr-

alnly picturesque.—St. Louis Globo-Domocrnt.

The State Senators who have been men­

tioned among the candidates for the various State

offices are withdrawing from the canvass. Re­

ports from Oswego say that Senator Sloan docs

not want the nomination for Comptroller, but will

return to the Senate. Senator Fas6elt is said .to

prefer the Senate to any Stale office Uds fall. Sen­

ator Vcdder would rather return to tho Senate

than be Comptroller, and If he turns up a candi­

date at the Republican convention It will be be­

cause he doubts whether his district will return

ldm. President pro tern Pitts thinks 11 Is a big­

ger thing to lead tiie Republicans In the Senate

than to be Attorney-General. Senator Low Is

waiting till next year, when he wants to run for

Governor,—[New York Sun.

The Ohio Nominations.

At tho recent convention of the Ohio

Republicans General J. B. Forakcr was

renominated for Governor. His admin­

istration, in a general sense, has proved

ncccptablo to all parties, and there is no

doubt of his re-election.

A few wooks ago Senator Sherman did

not think that it would be tho best thidg

for the State convention to touch the

Presidential question, but the public talk

in the Democratic papers of the State

about his weakness in Ohio aroused him

and he resolved to have an indorsement

this year, or withdraw at once and for­

ever from tho Presidential roll. The

Blaine following in the State was aroused

by this announcement and for a time

there threatened to be a contest in the

the convention, but all practical differ­

ences were adjusted. Major McKinley

and the other Blaine men who were mem­

bers of the committee on resolutions

agreed to the words of indorsement

which are incorporated in the platform.

When the resolution was read it was

greeted with cheers and when-it was put

to vote it passed without a dissenting


Dr. Orlando E. Bradford, of New York

city, a reputable physician, was recently

arrested on complaint of having practiced

dentistry. Dr. Bradford claimed that he

was a graduated physician and was reg­

istered in tho county clerk's office and in

the Board of Health, and that he has a

right to practice dentistry. Counsellor

Max Bayersdorsor, who appeared for the

defendant, said that Judge Nelson, of

Poughkeepsie has already given ajwrilten

opinion that a physician is a dentist, and

that a dentist should always be a physi­

cian. Dentist White's lawyers cited the

laws of 18G9, which make it unlawful to

practice dentistry without a certificate

from the State Dental Society, or some

dental or medical college recognized by

the society. Judge Guernsey, for Dr.

Bradford, said that he graduated from

tho Electric Medical College of New

York city and was registered according

to law. Justice Gorman said that a

physician or surgeon might, in his judg­

ment, practice dentistry while a dentist

might.not practice medicine. "I would

not dare," he said, "to deprive the

Doctor of one moment of his liberty."

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The Comptroller of the Currency has

called upon the national banks for a

report of their condition at the close of

business August 1. No report was ever

called for in the month of August until

last year, when August 27 was the date

fixed upon, nor since 18(58 has any date

in July later than the 1st been selected.

The information to be embodied in the

report just called for is expected to be

particularly valuable, as showing how

the banks are prepared to meet the

approaching demands for funds to move

the crops. All banks that iail to send in

reports under the last call within the

time specified by law were fined and the

fines have been collected and paid into

the Treasury. Even political pressure

was brought to bear in several cases to

obtain a remission of the penalties, but

the Comptroller would not consent to any

such arrangement. He has frequently

said he was determined to enforce this

statute, and has so informed the banks.

Literary Notices.

Wide Awake for August has an attract­

ive frontispiece, "Croquet"; "My Lady Daffodil"

is a pretty little poem, illustrated; "Concord" is

a sketchy article relating to the ilrst battle-ground

of tho Revolution, with illustrations of tiie points

of Interest; "How Ned Scaled Mount Washing­

ton" Is a boy's night adventure on the inclined

railroad; Louise Imogenc Guincy tells of Puck

In "Fairy Folk Ail"; an interesting article for

both boys and girls Is "Summer Sports"; Mrs.

Cundace Wheeler and her daughter Dora, tho

noted New York artists, furnish the subject for

an article entitled "Some Successful Women."

Children con find plenty of material for amuse­

ment in this number to wile away the tedious

vacation days. Terms, 82.40 per annum. Pub­

lished by D. Lollirop & Co., Boston.

Home Knowledge for August contains

In Us quota of medical articles "The Night Air

Cure,'! "What 1 Know about Asthma," "Decay

of "Bodily Strength in Towns," and "The Vir­

tues of Coffee." "Kindergarten" (second paper)

details Hie mode of this form of juvenile educa­

tion. In "Patent Wrongs" Donn Piatt treats of

the rise and Increase of American invention and

makes some well-timed remarks on the conduct,

present and future, of the Patent ofliee. Pub­

lished by Home Knowledge Association, New

York, at $2 a year.

TrifcVs Monthly Galaxy of Music for

August contains twenty selections, vocal and In­

strumental, and all for 10 cents—the cheapest

form of music published. F. Trifet, 408 Wash-

ington street, Boston.

Single numbers can be obtained at Rogers'


The Legislature of 1885 granted a

charter to the East River Tunnel Company,

and articles ot incorporation were filed

with the Secretary of State. A survey

shows that for the entire distance under

the water bed at Blackwell's Island there

is solid rock, with few fissures and no

soft bottom or gravel. The construction

of a tunnel will consequently be free

from tho engineering difficulties which

impede the progress of the one partly

driven under the Hudson. A reorgan­

ization of the company has taken place,

which puts it in shape to go ahead with

the work. W. E. Piatt Stratto, one of

the projectors, and engineers of the

tunnel says: "The East River tunnel

will be completed before the Blackwell's

Island bridge is begun. It will be built

in eighteen months and will not cost one-

fifth the amount necessary to erect a

bridge. The line of the tunnel will be

under Blackwell's Island diagonally, and

work can be carried on from ten different


John Taylor, president of the Mormon

Church, was buried at Salt Lake City on

Friday. The speakers dwelt mainly on

the certainty that Mormonism is God's

work and bound to prevail and fill the

earth in spite of the opposition of man.

There was no apparent feeling in their

remarks. A son of Taylor tried to tell

the audience how his father had been

deceived in the Constitutional Conven­

tion, that he did not know of the adoption

of the anti-polygamy resolution, but the

management of the programme declined

to be interrupted, and the young mau

was forced to quit. Joseph Smith Jr.,

wilt go to Salt Lake City and present his

claims to the presidency of the Mormon

Church. He is opposed to polygamy,

and probably will uot meet with success.

The Tribune fresh air fund has reached

to over $19,000. Three dollars pays Ihe

t-xpeuscs of one child's two-weeks' trip to

the county:.

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The chairman of the Hemoeratie State

Committee has called a meeting of that

body at Saratoga far Tuesday, August

iio, at Yi o'clock noon.

In reference to the dispatches from

St. Louis to the effect that the Missouri

Pacific Railroad Company had been

robbed or cheated out of $1,000,000 in

its purchase of lies, President Jay Could

said that the reports were exaggerations.

He said that the company would have

Railroad Hatters.

George Ullman, station agent at Scars-

dale, has been in the employ of tho

Harlem Railroad Company thirty-eight


The Tribune states that the New York

& Northern Railroad Company's proper­

ty will be sold under foreclosure next

month in accordance with the plan of


George E. Daggett, roadmaster of the

New York & New England road, has re­

signed to accept a similar position at

Bridgeport with the New York, New

Haven & Hartford railroad.

A. Grant Childs, of of Kington, is en­

gaged in surveying a route for a new

railroad to connect tho Port J ervis, Monti-

cello & New York railroad with an ex­

tension that is to run to the Pougkcepsie


The much talked of railroad from Hud­

son to Valatie has at last got to be a sure

thing. Parties interested have been en­

gaged the past week in securing the right

of way and contractors for the bridge and

other portions of the route have been

examining the grounds.—Millcrton Tele­


Engine 474 took coal and water in the

Croton yards of the Hudson River road at

10 o'clock Friday mornirg. Engineer

Patrick Boylan started her northward to

pass from the siding to the main track.

The switch was closed, and tho engine

rau to the end of tho side track and

plunged into Croton Pond. Boylan

jumped before the engine went into the

water, but Fireman Acker was caught

between the engine and tender and hurt


Tho Mt. Vernon & East Chester rail­

road was put up again for sale Tuesday

at White Plains by Referee William

Popham Plait in pursuance of a judgment

of foreclosure and sale obtained by

Adoph L. Sanger as trustee of the com­

pany. The road was sold last week by

Piatt for $40,000, but there was a misun­

derstanding as to the terms of the sale.

Leopold Wertheimer, of New York city,

bought the road Tuesday for $37,000.

Mr. Wertheimer will endeavor to make

it a paying property.

Speaker James W. llusted, of New

York, was on Monday elected president

of the Hartford & Connecticut Western

Railroad to succeed W. L. Gilbert.

George S. Frink, of Millerton, resigned

from tho board of directors, and Mr.

Husted was elected to fill his place. The

Pennsylvania & New England Construc­

tion Company, while represented in the

management by the president and two

directors, has not yet obtained possession

of the road, as tho requisite amount of

money has not yet been paid over.

Papers were filed Friday incorporating

the Poughkeepsie, Hartford & New En­

gland Railroad Company. This is the

outcome of protracted and unsuccessful

negotiations for the sale of the New York

& Massachusetts Railway to the Philadel­

phia syndicate that is building the Pough­

keepsie bridge. Tho new road will run

from Poughkeepsie in a northeasterly

direction through Hibernia, Stanford-

ville, Mclntyre, Stissing, Attlebury and

Pine Plains to a point near Silvernails

Bridge, N. Y., where it connects with

the Hartford & Connecticut Western,

now owned by the Philadelphia syndi­

cate. The new road will be about twenty-

eight miles in length and the capital

stock of the company is $285,000.

The Detroit Free Press is confident

that the present trip of Gen Alger,

Chauneey M. Depew and Henry B. Led-

yard to Europe involves a railroad

scheme of the first magnitude. Their

trip is for the purpose of placing $7,000-

000 of bonds of the new transcontinental

road with English capitalists. It is de­

signed to build an entirely new line from

the Straits of Mackinaw to Duluth, run­

ning midway between the consolidated

Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic, Milwau­

kee, Lake Shore & Western and Chicago

& Northwestern roads, which now skirt

the southern boundary of the upper

Michigan peninsula, and the incompleted

Religious News.

The Salvation Camp Meeting at Chest­

nut Ridge, Westchester county, closes


Tho Rev. Dr. McGee, pastel- of the

Rondotil Presbyterian church, is off on

his annual vacation.

The Rev. W. E. Clark, the Methodist

pastor at Cold Spring, has been given a

vacation in Europe at the expense of his


A mission has been organized in Hope­

well Junction under the auspices of the

Episcopalian church in Poughkeepsie.

John Allen, of Maine, who is 92 years

of age, his attending his S78d camp


Dr. George Alexander, pastor of the

University Place Presbyterian church,

New York, is talked of for the presiden­

cy of Union college. He get a good deal

bigger salary where he is.

The annual grove meeting under the

auspices of the Zion A. M. E. church of

Poughkeepsie is announced to take place

to-morrow and Sunday. The meetings

have always beeh largely attended and

there will be extra attractions in the way

of chores singers this year.

Tho work of excavating for the founda­

tion of the now Episcopal church at

Poughkeepsie, has been pushed forward

as fast as possible the past week. The

bones of the dead that have been removed

were interred on Wednesday in a strong

vault near the grave of Rev. Dr. John

Reed, a former pastor of Christ church.

The work of rebuilding St. Paul's

Episcopal church, Yonkers, has just be­

gun. The chancel will be removed from

the east to the west end of the church.

In the new chancel a fine organ and a

new surpliced choir will be placed. It is

hoped that the new work will bo com­

pleted before the return of the Rev. Dr.

Mills, tho rector, from England.

A State Prohibition camp meeting will

be held on the camp grounds near Sing

Sing. The Rev. E. A. Hill, of Yonkers,

who is.hard at work arranging tho de­

tails, says that the preparations are about

completed. The meeting will open on

August 21. The Rev. Dr. Boole, pastor

of the Willett Street Methodist church,

New York, will preside; and Mrs.

Lathrop, of Michigan, and the Hon. John

B. Finch, of Illinois, will deliver ad­


A cable dispatch announces the death

at Jaffna, Ceylon, of Susan Reed, wife of

Rev. W. W. Howland, for forty-two

years a missionary in the American Board

of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

in that field. Mrs. Howland graduated

at Mt. Holyoko Seminary in 1839 and

was a teacher there until her marriage in

1845. She leaves six children. The

death cf the oldest son, the Rev. W. S.

Howland, and his wife at Auburndale,

Mass., recently, undoubtedly hastened

her death.

The Rev. G. S. Hare, presiding elder

of this district, writes of the Pino Grove

camp meeting as follows: "A neat and

commodious tabernacle for the accommo­

dation of the annual camp meeting,

which will begin August 18,, and close

the 27th, has been built, and will be ded­

icated with appropriate services at 10 a.

m. August 18. Following the dedication

the 18th, 19th and 20th will be devoted to

Sunday School, Temperance and Mission­

ary Assemblies. Sunday, the 21st, the

gates will be closed as last year. From

Monday morning the 22d, till Saturday,

inclusive, regular camp meeting services

will be held. Bishop Hunt, of Buffalo;

Drs. J. M. King, J. Rliey Thompson,

andE. S. Osbon, of New York; Dr. G.

W. Miller, of Brooklyn; C. F. Inglehart,

of Newark; and Dr. J. R. Day, of New-

burgh, besides aother distinguished

preachers from outside the district, will

preach. The singing, • so inspiring and

attractive for years past, will still be un­

der the direction of tho Hon. G. W. Rob­

ertson, of Peekskill. Bring your hymn

books and your Epworths and heartily

join in this part of the service. Ministers

and people from the adjoining districts of

the New York East, Troy, and New Eng­

land Conferences are cordially invited to

join us in this feast of Tabernacles. All

indications point to a large gathering.

Let us devoutly pray for great spiritual

success. Persons desiring cottages or

rooms, those having the same to let, and

wishing information concerning the

special accommodations of clergymen,

can address the Rev. A. K. Sanford, at

Pine Grove, Canaan, Conn."

eighth'street, between Ninth and Tenth

avenues, in Now York.

"It must be a crushing blow to the

devotees at the shrine of English fash­

ion," says the Chicago Herald, "to read

in (Tie correspondence from London how

much tho 'American fashion of riding 1

has been admired since the appear­

ance of Buffalo Bill and his fine riders in

the Wild West show. The American

stylo of sitting firmly in the saddle, as if

horse and rider had but one will, instead

of rising in tho English way, is loudly

proclaimed the most graceful by extreme

fashionables, as well as being graciously

approved by so-called professional critics

in spoiling papers. Now, if this sort of

thing goes on, shall wo 'out-English' the

English P"

Sporting Notes.

There are more than 110 horses ex­

pected for the Grand Circuit trotting

meeting at Island Park, Albany, on

August 23, 24, 25, and 26. The purses

amount to $16,500. The entries will

close on Monday.

The gold and jeweled bolt, valued at

$10,000, a testimonial to John L. Sulli­

van, will be presented to the champion

on August 8, at the Boston Theater.

This trophy was purchased with money

subscribed by sporting men all over the

world, and Sullivan will own it uncon­


A professional regatta has been ar­

ranged to take place on Seneca Lake, at

Watkins, N. Y., on August 24 and 25,

for which such oarsmen as Teenier, Bu-

bear, Hamm, and Courtney have already

entered. A purse of $700 is offered—to"

the first $400; to tho second, $200, and

to the third, $100. Trial heats will be

rowed on tho first day and tho final heat

on the second day.

A bicycle tournament is to take place

on the Kingston Driving Park on the

81st of August. It Is expected that over

one hundred bicycles will be in line.

There will be a one mile race and one

and a half mile race, to tho winners of

which handsome silver medals will. bo

awarded. TJ^e entrance fee is one dol­

lar. There will also be a trial of Bpeed

between a. horse and bicycle.

A trotting meeting is to bo held at the

Poughpeepsie Driving Park on Septem­

ber 6, 7, 8 and 9, at which purses

amounting to $18,500 will be offered. In

all except the two pacing races the pur­

ses arc to be $1,500 each; the others,

$1,000. This is the largest sum of money

ever offered in this region for racing. It

will doubtless attract some of the fastest

horses in the country.

The general impression in Toronto is

that the race at Pullman, 111., between

Haitian and Gaudaur was nothing but a

hippodrome. There was talk at first of

having a general jubilation on-the bay

when Hanlan returned, with fireworks

and music, but that is all knocked in- the'

head now.

At Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday, Dr.

Carver and W. S. Mitchell engaged in a

shooting match at the fair grounds there,

English rules. Carver broke the world's

record, killing fifty pigeons, making a

clean ecore. Mitchell killed forty-two,

missing eight. A great crowd witnessed

the contest. Carver and Mitchell will

shoot to-day at Richmond for the cham­

pionship of tho world.

At the shoot of the Fountain Gun Club

atWoodlawn, Long Island, Wednesday,

L. Davenport, 28 yards, won the club's

championship badge, killing 12 birds out

of 13, then won second prize in a sweep­

stake at 25 yards, by killing 10 straight,

and finished by killing 11 straight from

the 27-yard mark, only using one hand to

his gun. He killed a total of 36 out of

39 shot at.

Current Items.

Mr. Brooks, father of the convicted

murderer of Prollor, at St. l^ouis, has

strong hopes that he will save fits son

from the gallows.

It is now known that only half of the

Panama Canal loan has been subscribed

—just sufficient to enablo tho company to

hold out another year.

Thirty-six Mormon missionaries have

been driven away from Asheville, S. C,

by a mob armed with axe helves and

headed by a Baptist preacher.

The convention of tho International As­

sociation of Fairs and Expositions, in

session at Toronto, decided to hold a

world's fair at Chicago in 1892.

The heat in New York city Sunday

exceeded anything felt there as yet this

year, and thermometer only reached 90.

Some fifteen or twenty deaths occurred

from the heat.

O. J. Slater, of Springfield, some time

since found a tarantula in a bunch of

brtnanas. He kept it, and now tho thing

has hatched out 2,000 tarantulas accord­

ing to tho Republican.

James Martin, a painter at work on

tho Brooklyn bridge, fell from the center

span into the East river Monday and

escaped with a broken breast-bone. He

is not eligible as a dime museum freak.

Prince Krom Luang Devawongse

Varaprakarn, half brother of II. R. H.

Phra Bat Somdetch Phra Paramindr Naha

Chulalonkorn Phra Chulachom Klao,

King o'f Slam, arrived in New York on


Two Philadelphia thieves stole a "track

tricycle" some six weeks ago and since

then have been making villages on the

south New Jersey railroads hot. Their

bootyjamounts to several thousand dol­

lars. Being light and noiseless in its

movement they could skip along the

roads, rob, and then secrete their booty

without much trouble.

Elisha A. Welch, the original "Yankee

clock" man, died Monday at Forostville,

Conn., aged 78. His 21st birthday came

on a Sunday, and the next morning he

started in business for himself, with two

employees, making clocks. His goods

were peddled all over the country fifty

years ago, and from two the number of

his employees reached a thousand. He

leaves an estate estimated at $3,000,000.

For Sale or Exchange !

A first-class Milk Farm* situated m Town of Patter­

son, Putnam County, N". Y., in a good state of cultivation,

well watered and buildings in good repair. Two stables

for 50 or 60 cows. Stock and crops will go .with place if

desired. "Will sell or exchange for a small place on very

easy terms. Enquire of


ITirc, Life and Accident Insurance, and Real JSstate Agent,


SEEDS for 18 8 7.

An entirely new and fresh stock from the celebrated

seed house of LANDRETII & SONS.


and other



W. E. SMITH & CO.,

800 Tons Coal

Bought before the rise in price now being re.

ccivod by


Families wishing to put in Uieir winter supply

. 'ders promptly tilled of either

Lehigh, Pittston or coal from the celebrated Wy-

can have their ord s prompt!

coal from i

oming Vein at tho lowcBt market price.

The international chess tournament at

Frankfort, Germany, has been concluded.

Captain Mackenzie, of New York, won

the first prize. Blackburn and Weiss

divided the second and third prizes and

Bardeleben took the fourth.

Groceries& Provisions

At Cost I


At less than Cost!


Very neary given away!

If you don't believe it call at


And get Prices.



Misty Morning, new and peculiar, 00 cents per box; Fine Torchon Papers in new tints: tan, rob­

in's eggi light pink, drab, etc., 40 cents per box. The preceding styles are uulined and rough

finish. Illuminated Stationery ID cents to 85 cents per box; Mourning Paper, plain and ruled, 30c,

35c, 40c. and GOc per box. Boxed Papers in great variety from 10 cents to 35 cents per box. Cor­

respondence Cards, 20 cents to 50 cents per box.

Crane's Ex.-Super. Stationery,

4QrOrdcrs by mall given careful and prompt attention.

Nothing Better.

Minneapolis, Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic

saved from $00,000 to tf/0,000 upon*

recent purchases of ties by buying them

direct instead of through contractors or

jobbers. He has changed the system so

that hereafter the company will purchase

its ties direct, and save the profit of the


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The director of the Mint reports that

the total coinage during the monih of

July was 822,000 pieces of the valu •? of

$1,900,000. This amount was made gp

of $500,000 in eagles, $800,000 in halt

eagles, and $000,000 in standard silver

dollars. The limited coinage was 4ue to

the fact that the mint at Philadelphia

was closed during ihe month for repairs.

The deficiency in the coinage of standard

silver dollars will be made good during

the present month.

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Judge Potter hus not yet rendered u

decision ou the argument for a stay of

proceedings iu the Sharp cu&e pendicle au

appeal, lie is wailing for the papers

and can do nothing without them.

The road will traverse one of the

richest timber and mineral districts in the

world, and will be sufficiently remote

from parallel lines to enjoy profitable

local traffic. Contracts have been se­

cured from the Northern Pacific and

Michigan Central, upon which the busi­

ness of the three companies will bo con­

ducted. The Northern Pacific is said to

promise to hand over all the seaboard

traffic to the new road, and the Michigan

Central and Now York Central will after­

ward carry it east.

It iiopatcong township, Warren coun­

ty, N-.J., several petrified bodies have

just been exhumed from an old burying

ground where the ancestors of the Feit

family lie buried. In one instance the

grave clothes were still intact. The

bodies were 3k rigid that they could be

lifted out of the graves by one poison

lakiug hold of th% bead and another by

the feet. The w%xx$ were found to be

filled with water.

Among the Showmen.

A beautiful statue made in Italy is on

its way to this country for the grave of

Nellie Larkelle, the actress, in the Pough­

keepsie Rural Cemetery. ' .

Main's International Show exhibits at

Millerton to-morrow. It is a sort of a

trick animal circus and can be witnessed

by any number of people at the low price

of 25 cents each.

In London the Savage Club gave a

brilliant farewell banquet Monday night

to Marshall P. Wilder, leading mem­

bers of London literary circles and a

large number of Americans were present.

Mile. Viola, a four-horse equestrienne,

of Barrett's circus, fell from her horse

at Wahpeton, Dak., July 27, and suflered

severe injuries. It is said that being

upbraided for carelessness by the mana­

ger she took poison. It is reported that

she is dead.

A malicious wit has circulated the re-*

port that when Barnum heard that the

Pope had been presented with a large

ivory egg, full of diamonds and rubies,

he eabled at once to his representative at

Home to purchase, at any price, the hen

that laid it.

Adam Forepaugb, of circus fame, has

decided that he will discard window ad­

vertising henceforth. It has cost him

$75 per day in the past, and he says in

the future he will throw this amount into

newspaper advertising, in addition to his

regular amount set aside for that pur­


Daniel Luke, a "candy butcher" with

Forepaugb's circus, stepped on the rail­

road track ahead of a freight train at

AUooua where the show exhibited. He

was thrown across the rail and cut iu two

at the waist. Luke was a wayward son

of a rich widow living on West I'erty-

George R. Stevens' Art Store,

89 White street, - Danbury, Conn.

|I3F*Artists' Materials and Articles for Decoration. J|3fl


We shall offer SPECIAL BARGAINS Itt


Remember, Friday of every week is our Bargain day.


203 Main street, Danbury, Conn.

J. A, Beal's Music Store,

Opposite City Hall, DANBURY, CONN.,


Pianos, Organs, Musical Instruments of all kinds

NEW PIANOS from $150 to $400.

New Organs from $20 to $200,

At $5, $7 to $10 per month until paid lor.

Pianos and Organs

Repaired and Tuned

Main Street, BREWSTER, N. Y.

B U Y Y O IT it-

Fruit Jars, Jelly Cans, Fly Traps,

Wire Netting, Window Screens,

Hammocks, Croquet Sets, Baskets

or anything else in the


at low prices at


Danbury, - - - Conn.


Have opened for sale

A New and Large Stock of

Dry Goods, Clothing,


and for THIRTY DAYS will offer




In this department will be found many new and at­

tractive designs.



A Complete Assortment of

Dry Goods, Boots & Shoes,


Hats and Caps, Hardware, Etc,

All for sale at POPULAR PRICES.

stock of

Also all fu

COAL, Assorted Sizes,

At the Lowest Figures. Trade Kolk-ited. A good market


Jjy «xjiwl(MiiscU juul uoiupctoul worliwii.

luwui «U\v»ye tm Uiu»U.


Orders by mail promptly attended tc.

Interesting to Farmers!

Solid Silver

Milking Tubes,

Adjustable Slide,

FROM 50 cents UPWARD,

according iu HIZUJ at


At my drag atom cuu be found

The Choicest Drugs and Medicines

From the ttBttt Importers uud Muuufuuturcra, iu yuuntMes iQ suit.


'i'uUut-Ariii-.loHinKient vurlcly. 1'uinLB, Oii», Uiuwhus, OUMH, Pullj'. MaUdiue.iLauJU CWiBuej'Sj

J'uUuit WycH nil wlorn, wouU iuiU yulU Tuoth I'hk*, i'ockul luiiven, i'iuun, Tubuccu, Cik'tti'B, iui-

ported Mid diumisUc.

If pidOA'i see wkt you waai asK lor it. So trouble to show goods.

Spcviul aUcuilw» paid to I 1 rcscrq4ivu BepartiMnt. W. T. UA%UN


35 to* &iuft&wz&


Time Table8.


Trains leave Brewster for New York nt 0:32,

fi 37,8 .12,11 .-02 n.m; 3:10, ft :501>. m.

Lonvc Brewster for Pawling nt 10:85, 12:15

U m; 4:02, 5:28,5:43 7:11 p. m.

Loavo Brewster for Chatham and Albany nt

12:15 ntid 5:48 p.m.

Lonvc Gram! Central Depot for Brewster at

8SWla.m.; 10:30 a. m.;2K)5 p. m.; 8:45 p. m.;

4 :'->() and 5:11 p. m.


Trains going oast leave Brewster for Wntcrlra-

ry, mixed, at 0.45 ft. m. The express for

Boston loaves at 11.25 a. m. - The train for Hart­

ford lenves at 0.30 p. m.

TralnB going west arc due In Brewster ns fol­

lows: 8 :35 a. m., Hartford express for Flehklll.

At 3.23 p. m. the Boston mail and express passes

hero bound for Newburgh and tho far west, and

ni o -20 the local freight nrrivoB from panbnry.


Leave Brewster for New York, 0:55 a. m.; 9.85

am; 8 -M p. m.; 7:25 p. m. Mondays only at

7:30 a. in.

Leave 155th St. Now York, for Brewster, 9.20 a.

m.; 4:85 p. m.i 5:12 p. m. On Saturdays only at

12:10 p. m.

p Trains leaving Brewster at 0:55 a. m., connect-

wlth express train on Elevated R. R., arriving at

Rector St. at 0:88 a. m. Returning, leave Rector

St., ftthavc.llnc, at 4:00,4 38 p. m., arriving at

Brewster at 0:20,71:2 p. m.


On tho Harlem road tho passenger trains going

south leave Brewster at 8:02 a. m. and 6:44 p. m.

Milk train 8:40 p. m. Going north the passenger

train leaves at 1130 a.m., and 7:11 p. m. Milk

train 10:15 p. m.

On tne Northern road the passenger trains leave

155th St. at 7 30 (mixed), 0:40 a. m.; 7 :85 p. m.

Trains leave Brewster for New York at0:55 a.

m., 4:50 and 7:26 (mixed) p. m.


Going north train leaves Hawloyvlllc for Ditch-

lolly, Sumlay Included, at 0:20 p.m. On

Wednesdays a special train leaves.Hawloyvlll

field da

idays a sp

at 10:58 a.m. AlltrainB leave Bethel about 30

minutes earlier. ,

Going south train loaves Litchfield dally at

12:45 p. m.j Wednesday special at 0 $5 a. m„ and

Sunday milk and accommodation at 2:30 p. m.

Tho four o'clock train out of the Grand Central

Depot on the Now York A New Haven Railroad

connects with the Shepnug trains.


Band concert to-night—if it does not


M. H. Hoyt announces for sale a farm

situated in the town of Patterson.

There will be no Borvice in the Presby­

terian church next Sunday or the Sunday


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Several of our villagers went to Lake

Mahopac Saturday afternoon to witness

the cat-boat i-egatta.

Tho Meigs Sisters will give an enter­

tainment at the Mizzen-Top Hotel on Sat­

urday evening, August 20.

Ground has been broken for the new

rectory. It is located on the corner op­

posite the Episcopal church.

Frank Rogers is ready to supply cus­

tomers- with copies of the Now York

Evening Sun "which shines for all, price

1 cent."

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Tho Stars of Pawling are expected

here to-morrow to indulge in a game of

ball with our home nine if the weather is

favorable. '

Tho first meeting of tho commissioners

of appraisal recently appointed, by Judge

Dykman will be held on Wednesday next,

at wiiich time they will qualify and enter

upon their duties.

Dr. Clason, of Danbury, has been quite*

ill with inflammation of the liver for

more than a week. Dr. Wood, of this

village, his attending physician, reports

him as much better to-day.

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Tho Band will have a peach and cream

festival at the Town Hall Tuesday .even­

ing, August 10. Ladies wishing to aid

the Band in this enterprise are requested

to meet at the Town Hall on Tuesday

evening next at 7:80 o'clock.

The children now at'the Romeyn Sum­

mer Home were furnished with tickets for

the Methodist picnic yesterday and.thor­

oughly enjoyed a day's ramble about the

grove and a sail on the lake. They will

return home on Tuesday, to be replaced

by a detachment of little ones.

Rev. E. B. Jones, formerly pastor of

the Baptist church in Brewster, has ac­

cepted a call from the Memorial Baptist

church in Toledo, Ohio, and commences

his labors there in September. Since

leaving here he has been pastor of Mount

Washington Baptist church, in Cincinnati,

but leaves for a larger and more promis­

ing field.

Since the last issue of Tin? STANDARD

those in charge of arrangements for tho

Methodist Sunday school picnic changed

their minds about the date and it took

place yesterday, instead of on the 18th,

as originally intended. There were

about 180 in the party. Accompanied by

the band the school went to Lake Maho­

pac, where the children romped and

boated and came home tired.

The engine house having received a

frcsh coat of paint and been neatly lilted

up inside will hold receptions on the first

Tuesday evening of each month for some

time to come.

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George R. Stevens, of Danbury, calls

attention to his fine slock of stationery.

Ho has procured a large lot of solid com­

fort for those who indulge in sixteen-

page epistles to friends, and now is the

time to seize the opportunity.

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The Universali8t society of North Salem

purpose holding their fair on Thursday

evening, August 25. A special sale of

fancy articles will be held. These fairs

are usually well attended, and it will un­

doubtedly be the case this time.

The annual election of officers of the

fire • company for the ensuing year was

held on Tuesday evening with the follow­

ing result: Foreman, jClarence A. Run-

dall; Assistant Foreman, W. E. Maher;

Secretary, W. II. Townsend; Treasurer,

E. D. Stannard.

There is some talk of calling a special

town meeting to see what shall be done in

the Gavin damage case. Tho law pro­

vides that such special meeting shall be

called by tho town board on petition of

twelve voters eligible to the office of su­

pervisor. Such a petition is in circula­

tion, but how far it has progressed We are

unable to state. ^

We are informed that since the Meigs

Sislers and Underhill were here last sum­

mer they have given their unique enter­

tainments in fourteen States, traveled

nearly ten thousand miles and appeared

one hundred and forty-three nights, a

record that can hardly be excelled by any

company on the road. Arrangements

are now making to close the coming

season by a trip across the continent.

The local freight train that arrives on

the New England road from Brewster in

the early morning brings in a number of

blackberry pickers. Each one carried

one or two milk pails of berries. To a

person of a contemplative mind, who

never succeeded in securing more than

eighteen or twenty berries in a day's

tramp, the sight is a sad one.—Danbury


While the 4:36 train from New York

on the Northern road was crossing the

trestle near Craft's Saturday .afternoon,

and just after the heavy wind storm had

passed over, Engineer Harris saw a tele­

graph pole lying across tho track. He

reversed his engine but struck the pole,

throwing it from the track. A little fur­

ther on a similar obstruction was met

with and this was also cleared away. The

train rolled on until near Reed's crossing,

when the engineer saw a man on the track,

gesticulating to attract his attention. The

train was stopped aud it was found that

an ugly little washout might have caused

serious trouble if the man had not seen it

it in time. Tho track was braced up and

tho train passed over in safety.

During tho summer, and especially

during the recent damp weather, the

backs of the seats in the Methodist

church of this village, have been very

sticky, in fact, so much so that it seemed

as if a bond of unity existed between the

hearers and the pews. It was ludicrous

at times at the close of service to see

women trying to dissever their connection

with the church, which was only accom­

plished with injury to their gowns and

consequent loss of temper. It seems as

though this condition might be rectified.

But Brewster is not alone in this matter.

Tlie same trouble occurred at Fishkill,

but a competent painter was called on

and the annoyance has been rectified.

The example might be followed here.

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On Wednesday morning John Autch,

fireman on. Conductor Carroll's train on

the Northern road, met with an accident

which might easily have been worse. He

was trying to drop the ash-pan, but the

pin which held it in place wouldn't movo;

thereupon he took a bar and, passing it

through the wheel, tried to pry it up.

Just then the engineer, not knowiug that

Autch was engaged at this work, started

up, and the movement threw the bar up,

striking Autch under the chin, inflicting

a severe cut. He came to the village, had

his wound dressed and returned home on

his train. Engineer Harris 1 fireman met

with a similar mishap about a year ago,

at Amawalk, which resulted in the bar

getting twisted into such a shape that it

took three-quarters of an hour to extri­

cate it.

The Pawling Fair.

The premium list of the first annual

fair and cattle show of the Harlem Val­

ley Agricultural Association is printed

and ready for distribution. The fair will

bo held at Lakeside Park, Pawling,

August 80, 31, and September I.

The rules are liberal and provide that

competition be open to all. *

The payment of one dollar constitutes

any person a member of tho Society, and

entitles such persons to a pass during the

fair, and to enter articles or animals for

premiums; also to enter free of charge

(for exhibition only) articles contributed

by there friends.

Entries of all animals or articles can be

made by addressing tho secretary prior

to August 20, and will bo strictly confi­


Entries of all stock or articles must be

made by 2 p. m. Tuesday, and must be

on the grounds the first day.

The premiums ottered compare favor­

ably with tho amounts offered by kindred

associations, and a lively competition will

probably result therefrom.

There will be trotting each day, as


Tuesday—Purse for 3 minute class,

$150; for 2:29 class, $250.

Wednesday—Purse for 2:87 class,

$200; for 2:33 class, $200.

Thursday—Purse for 2:80 (pacers),

$200: for 2:45 class, $150; for 2:25

class, $250.

The new exhibition hall is rapidly Hear­

ing completion. Beyond all doubt the

exhibition will prove a successful and

profitable one.

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A Village Directory.

We are pleased to state that a reliable

Directory Company is preparing a village

directory which will not be simply a busi­

ness directory, as has been the works pre­

viously published, but will be a general

directory and will contain the names, oc­

cupations aud l'esidences of the adult pop­

ulation. The work will also embrace

a general directory of all villages along

the line of tho Harlem railroad from New

York to Chatham*

Our business and professional men who

wish to procure a valuable yet cheap

advertisement should see that their card

is well displayed iu this work. A can­

vass will be made from door to door

and orders taken for tho work, and if

the canvassers have not as yet called on

you be sure and take advantage of a

prominent position in the advertising

department of tho work.

The Rev. Mr. Granger having returned

from his vacation services will be held in

the Baptist church next Sunday. A

change in the hour of the morning serv­

ice has been made; instead of beginning

at 10:30 it will now commence at 11

o'clock. Sabbath school will be at the

close of the morning service. As the

superintendent desires to bring up the

question of the annual picnic, a full at­

tendance is requested.

One of the recent laws of the State

provides that trustees and boards of

education shall, at the time of employing

any teacher, deliver to such person a

memorandum in writing, specifying the

length oi the term of employment, the

amount of compensation and the times

when such compensation is to be paid;

and that the compensation of any teacher

in any public school of the Slate shall be

deemed to be due and payable at least as

often as at die end of each calendar

month of the term of employment.

James S. Burdett, the popular hum­

orist, is booked for the Tovvu Hall August

19, iu company with the Meigs Sisters,

vocal quartette. He is too well remem­

bered here by the many who have enjoyed

his roeitatious to require any extended

notice in these columns. Ko one iu New

York has so mauy engagements in the

best social circles as Mr. Burdett. His

humor is always wholesome aud alto­

gether irresistible. His programme here

will be entirely new aud the young ladies

will not gk« any °f toe numbers they

.sung last summer. Seats are now ou

sale at the post-office, one price having

been fixed for ihe entire house, 50 cents.,

including a reserved seat. Secure seats


Tho Booth & Collier Uncle Tom's Cab­

in Company came on Tuesday, according

to announcement, put up their canvas,

had their grand street parade, and did not

show after all. It had been storming at

intervals throughout the day, and at tea

time a drizzle set in for two hours. At 8

o'clock it had expanded to a good-sized

thunder storm and the rain came down vig­

orously. There were not above sixty per­

sons inside, but the canvas was old and

water-soaked aud the top merely served

as a strainer. During the blow the tent

swayed so much that it was feared it

would go over aud a small-sized panic

ensued; but the band came to the rescue

aud tooted courage into the hearts of the

affrighted and the peril was averted. Pur­

chasers of tickets received their money

back and reached home in safety, albeit

change of raiment became an immediate

necessity. _____

The additional rooms secured by Brew-

ter Lodge, 1. O. O. F., are now in proper

shape and form a convenient adjunct to

the lodge-room proper. One room eon-

tains the paraphernalia aud will be used

as a tiring-room; the other will be used

as a reading room, and when supplied

with the magazines and dailies will make

aUK,SUANT TO AN OltDKBol Don. WilUaui

*• Wood, Surrogate of Uie county of l'uluum,

uoUce is hereby given to all persons having

clahUH against the estate of Clark Cralt, lute

of the town of Southeast, in naid county docou«ed,

to present the same witii the vouchers thereof

duly vorlllcd to the uud.erslguud ududuisU'Utor at

his residence iu the village of Brewster, on or

before the Ulu day of October, 1887.

Dated UUs 1st day of April, 1887.

J'.'Si.ni YEAMANBj AduiiuisU-utor*



Now and Afterward.

*' Two hands upon the bvenst,

Ami labor's

l^-Oi-i Uie Ovuuluo.


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