Allie Lane and R.S. Strong are building new walks.
Mrs. Meade Pichaney who has been ill for the past week is better.
Mrs. Mary Wicks, of Ithaca, spent the week end in this place.
Mrs. Ed. Reed and son of Waverly, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Benedict.
Leon Gilman of Lestershire, is spending the week at his home here.
Nelson Merrill and son, Winfield, of Rochester, visited his sister, Mrs. R. S. Strong, over the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Masters and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Hammond, of Ithaca, were in town Saturday evening to attend the drama.
Mrs. Ruth Snyder entertained friends from Owego and Scranton two days last week.
Prospect Valley, June 29-
Miss Kate Dykeman who has been teaching in high school near New York city, is home for the present.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Maxwell and Mrs. Westfall of Candor and Mrs. Susan Cummings of Ithaca were guests on Sunday at the home of C. E. Edwards.
Mrs. Addie Hazen of Candor is a guest at the home of G. F. VanEtten.
Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Tucker and son Earle of Smithboro, were guests on Sunday at the home of F. E. Stevens and attended Children's day exercises here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lounsberry and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Eiklor of Smithboro motored to this place on Sunday calling on friends and attending the exercises at the church.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Marvin entertained friends from Owego on Sunday.
Anderson Hill, June 29-
Edgar Slade of Candor, was a Sunday guest at the home of Dana Burchard.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Andrews and daughter, Alice, from below Catatonk, were at church services Sunday afternoon, and were calling at the homes of F. H. Hart and C. S. Anderson.
Schuyler Kresge of District No. 25 had his saw mill, which was partially burned the night of June 12, in operation the latter part of last week, after an expense of about $200, beside all the work and worry connected therewith.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Hart and children, Ruth, Dorothy, Richard and Charles, of Hubbardtown, were calling on friends here Sunday and attended childrens' day exercises.
Raymond V. Andrews and son, Paul, or Owego, were guests Wednesday of Mr. Andrews' sister, Mrs. H. A. Stafford and family.
Three different storms visited this place late Sunday afternoon, evening and during the night. The lightning was sharp and vivid, and the thunder deafening at times. It is hoped no damage was done.
Among those present at the childrens day exercises were Paul W. Andrews of Pleasant Valley, S. F. Kyle and family of Catatonk, D. P. Howard and family, S. Kresge and family, Mrs. T. D. Hoyt and children and Mrs. B. Brink, W. Anderson and Lloyd Sheeley of District No. 25, Mrs. John Barnes, Master Hughie Caple and Pearle Caple of Candor, Misses Vadie Andrews and Neta Gulden of Hubbardtown. The children had prominent parts in the program, which was long and very interesting. It has been many years since we have had so many children take an active part in the exercises on childrens day, and all deserve much credit, as they done so nicely. A full house greeted them.
Captain H. Well Hand, a civil war veteran who had been failing since his return from the Gettysburg reunion a year ago, died in Nunda. He was the author of the "Centennial History of Nunda," a volume of 600 pages, published in 1908. (p. 2)
On his way to Alden, where he hoped to improve his health, Patrolman Matthew J. McKnight of Niagara Falls collapsed on the street in Buffalo and died soon afterwards in a hospital. He was 37 years old and had been on the force 10 years. (p. 2)
Frank PIerce, a middle-aged resident of Otego, died of fright when his automobile toppled over a 50-foot embankment. He, his wife and three children were in the machine when he lost control and it went down an embankment on the road between Laurens and Morris. All escaped injury. (p. 2)
Louis Ritchie of Keating Summit is at the Higgins Memorial Hospital in Olean in a dying condition. The man was employed at Hall Bros. mills, Allegany, as head sawyer, and when a heavy log was being rolled on the carriage it struck Mr. Ritchie, breaking his hip, an arm and crushing his abdomen. (p. 2)
Frederick J. B. Le Febvre, aged 57 years, died last week at Sodus Point, where he had long been in charge of the railway department, the lake shipping interests and other interests of the Pennsylvania railroad. He was for several years the personal representative of the late E. H. Harriman, the railway magnate. (p. 2)
During the severe electrical storm last week two valuable cows owned by John J. Miner were struck and instantly killed. The cattle were standing under a maple tree in a pasture lot on the Miner farm, two miles southwest of North Rose, N.Y., when struck. The trees under which they were standing were badly splintered. (p. 2)
We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors for their
many deeds of kindness and sympathy during our recent berievement, also those
who sang and for the many beautiful flowers.
For sale - good eating or seed potatoes. C. E. Betikofer.
Wanted - two tons of millett hay, delivered this fall. Clarence Mabee.
For sale - a fine refrigerator, also thoroughbred Scotch collie, a broke cow dog, brown and white. L. D. Willard.
For sale - seed potatoes. C. F. Baylor.
Pasture for rent - W. E. Elmendorf
For sale - Cheap for cash Edison home phonograph and 172 Edison gold moulded records and a 200 record rack. Will sell records separate from phonograph if purchaser will take the whole 172. Earl Dykeman, Candor.
Wanted - 10 Shropshire ewes about two years old. Address with price and particulars. Edward Gibbons, Willseyville.
For sale - two seated buggy. E. O. Gates.
Small quantity of hay for sale. Eben Tubbs.
For sale - one Harley Davison (sic) motorcycle; four and one half horse power, single; belt drive; new ties; in first class running order. Enquire of F. L. Meddaugh.
For sale - a very fine thoroughbred Gurnsey bull calf. Will sell cheap. E. A. Morey.
House to rent on the Crandall farm Spencer street. U. G. Crandall.
New Empire Drill for sale. E. J. Wright.
For sale - seed potatoes. Fred Hilbert.
Wanted - four or five young calves for vealing purposes. L. A. Lane.
For service - Chester white boar. Scott Vrooman.
To rent - house on Spencer street. F. E. Dewey.
I have a Holstein bull registered and ready for service. Service $1. Terms cash with service. Bull's name Sir Inka Colantha Hartog. Sire Dutchland Colantha Sir Inka Prince. Dam, Double Hartog Paulie Dekol. Dam's official record 575 pounds of milk, 22 1/4 pounds butter in seven days. Her milk for the week averaging 4.74 per cent fat at two years old. H. W. Kelsey.
For Sale - My farm of 25 acres at Willseyville, or will exchange for larger place. Bert J. Cummings, Willseyville.
For Sale - Oil paintings and larger pictures, special low prices for a short time 25 cents and up. Mrs. E. R. Adams, Manley House, Owego St.
Second hand typewriters for sale. C. O. German.
Pine and hemlock slab wood for sale. Cash when delivered. Lewis Lane.
For sale - New Way 6 h. p. engine and Ellis Champion Thresher and Cleaner in good repair. Will sell at a bargain. E. F. Roe.
For sale cheap or will trade 88 good second hand phonograph records. Wm. C. Bennett.
For sale - Fine chicken farm of 25 acres, also a quantity of lumber and a top buggy. Mrs. E. Jerome Stevens, Wilseyville.
[photo of horse] Star Colbert. Will stand in Candor every Monday after June 27. After that date he will be at my barns in the town of Candor every day except Fridays. Geo. V. Barnes.
Farm for Sale. First one west of Snyder Station about 180 acres house and barns, several hundred dollars worth of stock and tools. First reasonable offer gets it. H. E. Blinn.
Hay for sale on ground. Anna Bates.
J. F. Krill
[Note: some things never change.]
Here and There (p. 3)
Stanley Hollenbeck, of Ithaca, was in town last week.
Miss Ashley left Thursday for her home in Bedford, Mass.
Floyd Wheeler of Endicott, is spending a few days in town.
Miss Frances VanWoert was in Bainbridge a day or two last week.
Mrs. Willis Hull of Binghamton, attended the graduation exercises last week.
Miss Katherine Hazen has been a recent guest at the home of M. F. Wheeler.
Miss Jessa Walworth of Oxford has been a recent guest of Miss Anna Personeus.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hulslander of Owego, were in town a few days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barber of Ithaca, visited the home of D. O. Hull last week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Worden have been spending a few days with friends in Buffalo.
Miss Bessie Gridley of Oneonta, is passing the summer vacation at her home in this village.
Mrs. O. K. George of Cortland, is a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Chidsey.
Homer Roe of Pittsburg, has been spending a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Roe.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hollenbeck of Newark Valley, attended commencement exercises in this place last week.
Misses Mary and Lottie Craig left last week for Washington, Pa., where they will visit friends for several weeks.
Clayton Childs and family of Binghamton, are spending a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lanphear.
Mrs. Herbert Farley of Endicott, is spending a few days vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. VanNorton.
Harley and Harold Milks of Binghamton, have been spending a few days at the home of their parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Milks.
Mr. and Mrs. John Holmes of Auburn and Mr. and Mrs. Romeo Holmes of Newark Valley, visited Candor friends one day last week.
Alfred Smith brings to the printer a couple of heads of lettuce, large, crisp and sweet. They looked more like early cabbage than like lettuce. Mr. Smith certainly knows how to produce the finest to be had from the garden.
A very quiet wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mead at West Newark. Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock, when their daughter, Miss Katherine, was united in marriage to Conrad Lawton, of Cheswold, Del. The ceremony was performed by Rev. T. E. Williams of the Congregational church of this place. Only the immediate relatives were present, including Mr. and Mrs. George Lawton, of Cheswold, parents of the groom. Immediately after the wedding the young couple drove to Owego and took a train for New York, where they will spend a few days, then proceed to Cheswold, where the groom has a farm and home ready furnished. - Newark Valley Herald.
On Saturday afternoon, Master Albert Perkins celebrated his fourth birthday with a party at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Manley, on Owego street. The following little friends gathered to assist in making the day one of the big ones of Albert's young life: Nellie Cronk, Victor Cronk, Eleanor Craig, Thomas Craig, Gertrude Griffin, Earl Roe, Carl Roe, Pearl Caple, Lelia Timmons, Glen Daniels, Homer Goodrich, Darwin Perella, Harold Manley, Nora Cunningham. The afternoon was well filled with fun for the little ones, and as a fitting climax, a bountiful supper was served, which was greatly enjoyed by the little ones. While seated at the table a fine group photograph was made, which will be greatly cherished by all as the years come and go.
Mrs. M. F. Haner died Sunday morning, June 21, 1914, after a lingering illness of five years, of which she bore with much patience and fortitude, and for the past year had been perfectly helpless. She was the only daughter of Benjamin and Lydia Miller Springer and was born in the town of Tioga, but lived nearly all her life in the town of Candor. She is survived by her husband and six children, Mrs. Geo. E. Hover and Geo. F. Haner of Candor, Mrs. E.H. Risley of Brooklyn, Mrs. F. M. Sanders of New York city, Clayton H. Haner of Eckly, Pa., and Leroy B., at home, besides several grand children, to mourn the loss of a kind and loving mother. The funeral service were held at the home, Tuesday at two o'clock, Rev. Mr. Clough of the Baptist church, of which she was a member, officiating. Burial in Woodbridge cemetery at Catatonk.
Frank Roach of Endicott is home for a few days.
Ms. Wm. Jansen visited an uncle at Halsey Valley last week.
L. C. Greenleaf has moved into the Lovejoy house on Church street.
E. A. Moree of New York, was in town a day or two the first of the week.
Mrs. F. G. Griffin spent the last week end with a cousin at Halsey Valley.
E. V. Chapman of Lestershire is spending a few days with Candor friends.
Harry Hover has returned to Syracuse, where he will attend the summer school.
Mrs. George W. Miller has returned from a visit with her daughter Mrs. Walters, at Whitney Point.
O.J. Ward will ship stock from the Candor stock yards next Monday. Car will be loaded at the usual hour.
Mr. and Mrs. Merton Turk of Lestershire, are passing a few days at the home of his father, C. B. Turk.
Mrs. P. M. Evans, who has been staying with her daughter in Cortland for the past six months, has returned to her home in this village.
The sixth annual reunion of the Woodford family will be held at Payne's island, Thursday, August 13, 1914. All descendants are cordially invited to attend.
Rome K. Richardson of New York, arrived in town for his summer vacation, on Sunday morning. He was accompanied by his nephew, Master Radford Smith.
During the severe thunder storm Sunday, the house of Orvil Nelson was struck by lightning, which quite badly shattered things. Mrs. Nelson who was in the house at the time did not appear to suffer any unpleasantness as a result. During the same storm the barn on the H. G. Hart farm was struck and slightly damaged.
Chester Andrews of Homer, has been visiting at the home of Mrs. B. J. Moore.
Mr. R. E. Warner and daughter have been spending a week visiting friends in Endicott and Binghamton.
Charles F. Baylor aged 69 years died from apoplexy, June 29, 1914. Mr. Baylor was one of the best known men in the town, having spent the greater part of his life here. By trade he was a blacksmith, and had a reputation of being one of the best workmen in this part of the country. A few years ago Mr. Baylor gave up the blacksmith business and purchased a farm near Hubbardtown, which he conducted until a couple of years ago, when he retired and moved into the village. He was a man who had a host of friends who will regret to learn of his death. He is survived by his wife and one son, J. D. Baylor, who recently took up his residence at Apulia, having purchased a business there. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon. Burial will be made in Maple Grove.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Keen Updyke, June 29, 1914, a daughter, Jean D. Updyke.
Born, June 23, 1914, to Mr. and Mrs. James Barney Stilson, a son, James Henry Stilson.
John Galligher aged 80 years, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. W. H. Hover, of this place, June 30. For many years Mr. Galliegher (sic) has been in feeble health and during this time he has been cared for by his daughter. Funeral services will be held Friday. Burial will be made in Owego.
The postal cards to be used in connection with the National prohibition amendment may now be had at E. H. Wands and at the stores of Mr. Dimon and Mr. Chapin. Two questions are on the card. If you believe in these good reforms write "yes" in the squares, sign your name and address, and stamp and send the card immediately.
New York News Items in Brief. (p. 3)
Paragraphs of Interest to Readers of This State.
Mrs. Margaret F. Jackson has been appointed a policewoman in Jamestown.
Two little boys of Norwich, Harold Phillips and Lester Watson, were drowned while swimming in Chenango river.
The Methodist church at Lakewood was destroyed by fire, probably incendiary. The loss is estimated at $7.500.
Frederick A. McCormick of Rochester, a sleep walker, fell from the third-story window of a hotel and was found dead, impaled on a picket fence.
Thomas McNamara, formerly of Medina and 74 years old, was found dead in bed in a rooming house in Albion.
S. H. Ferenbaugh, editor and owner of the Waterloo Observer, died last week, 68 years old. He was a native of Corning.
Because of lack of funds, orders have been issued to close down the state fish hatchery at Caledonia for three months.
Despondency over business troubles led Andrew J. Helmer, a business man of Addison, N.Y., to kill himself by shooting himself through the temple with a revolver.
No reason is known, except that his health was beginning to fail, for the suicide by hanging in the attic of his home of William W. Gilbert of Greece, aged 68 years.
Hiram Jerome, a Civil War veteran, 75 years old and formerly in the government employ as cattle inspector in New York city, died last week at Carton station.
Ralph Yackel, a Junius chicken fancier, shot a henhawk that measured 52 inches from tip to tip of wing. Mr. Jackel had lost more than 50 chickens by hawks this spring. [both spellings given.]
Prompt work with fire extinguishers saved the Scoville house, Mount Morris, from destruction when an alcohol lamp was accidentally overturned in the room of a guest and fell to the floor.
Survivors of the 104th New York regiment (the Wadsworth Guards), of which there are about 75, will hold their annual reunion on August 13th at the home of H. W. Burlingame, Warsaw.
Fire in Woodhull destroyed the two story brick Hathaway building, containing the stores of D. R. Comstock and E. G. Brown & Son and the Masonic lodge rooms. The total loss is about $9.000.
Editor Carl G. Clarke of the Perry Record fell from his automobile last week, striking on his head and shoulders. Two of his teeth were knocked out and his face was considerably cut.
Elliot B. Norris of Sodus, former master of the New York state grange, was elected president of the Farmers' National Insurance company, a new life insurance society starting with $300,000 capital.
Charles H. Adams, a Civil War veteran, who until recently had been living at the Bath Soldiers' Home, was found drowned in the canal in Rochester last week. He had been missing several days.
Deputy U. S. Marshall S. Foster Black discovered and raided a counterfeiting plant in Binghamton which had been flooding the Southern tier with spurious nickels, dimes and quarters for some time.
David O. Pierpont of Honeoye is dead in a Buffalo hospital, aged 66 years. He was widely known as a sheep breeder and had exhibited stock at Paris and Australian expositions as well as in the country.
Tony Callandruccia of Rochester was found guilty of forcing his wife to lead a life of shame. He took her to a house and refused to let her out. The maximum penalty for this offense is 15 years in Auburn prison.
It was William B. Suter, a farmhand in Greece, instead of John H. Adams, Civil War veteran, who was found drowned in the Erie canal in Rochester last week. The second identification was made by brothers of the deceased.
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