Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on November 17, 1879 · Page 4
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Rochester, New York
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ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1879. EASTWOOD'S NETT FALL STYLES OF MA BOOTS AND SHOES BOTTOM PRICES; 6lgn of the Big Shoe, State Street, No. 22 TUCKER'S EfiwSpiDgPaiTnss FOB HEBNIA OR BIPTUBE. Hold, ttae Raptare with Greater Eih t thi pitteit than Aa Oth.r. ACBSOWUDQKD BT PHT3JCIAS3 TO Bl BASK AJID SKflRITl. Evaporated Peacte We harea choice lot of KVAPOR ATKT) PHAaiilKS, sooght tavorablr. eod will be to4 cheap. CATAWBA CHAPES. We hare a auenthy contracted, and art rcceirlns tbem treat, every few Oar. HEW FOREIGN FRUITS. We Bnre Ralatn. Citron. Firs, Currant. Lemon Peel, Malaga U rapes, Bananas, . KUTS OF ALL KINDS. We hav Eng-tlah W!nat, Pecan. Alsaouds, Filbert. Brail la, Peanota, Hickory Nau, Chestnut. Ac IN CANNED GOODS We hare everrUiiaf desirable. Fruit. Vegetable Ac, ftiott of these good are adTaactua In price: b:t we ah all give oar cu torn era the benefit of ear?y parcbaeM. Mo orel Cole Grocors, rower Block. THE CAPTAIN'S TBOCBLES. imirTlmeoB lh. Erlt I.a.t Night ArrtM oft Mnau ui a from the Moat Hobert and Will, lam." Democrat and Chronicle. TOWN TALK. This eat represent the pail wtih-mt the Iwlt. Hot the poattlon and shape of the V-ahaped prtnr, t whicb a oor.rant but easy apward presaor la siren to the Pad hin adjusted. A FKEFElT APPLJASCB FOR THB RWJJEP OF UBKNIA. NO MO KB BOKT flm.XG TKLM TO tAM' AND Rl ST. KO ELASTiC BANDd TO w BAR OUT. FOB. SALS BT DR. R H. DAVIS, Druggist, 81 State Street (west tide). IACKIE, 82 State-St., Offers the Celebrated Virvt-riaas TTnrehon Brothers Ua-Terscy Place, Stew Turk. PIANOS ! Three Stringed, Posble Bridge. Steel aeratr Duplex CtraBd French Acsiotu. HJUAKB, tiKA11 and L'P-KJl.HT; with UimooiAjj froaa ltCs to 1ST, also the well-known Emerson Piaoo, of Boston; Tee A rWu' Piaao. of BoA'n; Mack! A Co., Bell Treble. Hew Tork; Bmb A Sut, C U. Pease and others Maoo A Hamlta and Peioabet A Co. ' a Standard Or-maa. with BU or Piano Attacnment, from f0 to SI. 000. Every t ) and price. 0 InKronenU for election, at prices del; lex competition. Jail or maarrm MACKIE, ROfUXSTKR. !t. T . F. 9. A. EDWIN FLORAL BATTERSON A tUILD CHBISTKKBD Bl' THE ODD FELLOWS. 49 STATE STREET. SOW BEADI ! FALL STYLES OF HATS KKDLKS9 VARIETY. LOW PBICBA, I3".Xr.lo Xlotooa I S1NG1.B OS BY BAI.B. TAKCY SLEIGH ROBES LOW PRICKS. tW I. A BIHS, now ti the beat time to ret oot the F7fc Sacs", in iL altered or ie-ttituffisd. Beet Work. LOW PiUCfiS. J.ODEKBiII5Ageat 49 State Street. 1 IT STANDS IT TEE HEID ! THE Ll(.HI-HrNSI5 DOMESTIC Sewing MacMne Received the FIBST AWARD at the State and Western New York Fairs this Fail. Additional Local on Third It$e. Get ready for new issue of postal cards. They are promised this month. It c-hould be barn1 in mind that the don tion for tbe city hospital takes place on Thurs day next. The canal mule and the obese turkey now make daily consultations of the almanac, but with far different feelings. This evening Gus Philip, German dialect comedian, produces 4 Under the Gas light ' 1 at the Grand opera house. The PrealiTterian ministers onion of Rochester and Tictnity will meet this morning at 1 U o clock ux the pastors study in l ij- mcuLh ccurcn. An asf-ociated press dispatch from Toronto rays that HanLan hae followed Courtney s ex anp e and forwarded his $500 forfeit money to Keteree biaikia. It will be heard with sorrow, but truth compels us to cocfis that another juvenile Pinafore 1 troupe is working this way from the southern part or the state. The young girl taken from the house of assignation Saturday night by Officers Howarth and Davis was yea-tonlay sent home. She promised to be more careful hereafter. Toe weight of Captain Sullivan seems to agitate the people of Holly. We can assure them that whenever the captain has been weighed he has never been found wanting. The special directors car San Francis -co, " of the Missouri Pacific railroad, passed throvgh on the St. Louis laat night, with four directors thereon, bound for New York. Arthur Devlin, the old man who was robbed out of so much money by the woman Harvey, now in the Monroe county penitentiary, has given up his earthly goods to St. Mary's hospital, and entered ths institution to spend the remainder of hia days. The female department of too Western House of Refuge is now heated by the Holley steam he&tmg procecs. The steam is generated in the boiler connected with the main building. The experiment was commenced Saturday night, and is said to work to a charm. The many friends of Policeman Ralph Bendon and hie worthy family will sympathise with them in the lues of their youngest child, Frankie. who died at an early hour this morning. The disease was scarlet fever, and two other children in the same household are suffering from it. Yesterday, at the Cathedral, Father Mc-Cabe celebrated high mass and Father Mc Donald preached. After the regular sermon the rector of the Cathedral, Rt. James F. O'Eare, eceded the pulpit and thanked th I choir and Hignor ISuoo f'r the great amttaf ac tion they were giving the clergy ana the congregation by their musical retHiiuous. In a notice of a recent concert the alliterative critic of tha Elmira Gazette said : 4 Tagl iaptrm a ftrue gteoor tones teUinfcly took. ' That's ail very pretty in sound, but it happen", unfortunately for its truthfulness, that our Italian friend with the double-barreled name is, instead of a tenor, one of the finest baritone singers in America. It comes from the El mini Gaatte but is of nnrrerRal application : Wouldn't it be a good idea to have a person stationed at the door of the opera houe during a concert and Fee that no person enters or goes out while a selection ia being given I Let people be compelled to keep in or stay out until such a time es their movement will not disturb the audi ence in the enjoy meet of an entertainment. About a week ago the canal boat ' Robart and Willian, from Jersey City, pass! through this city on its way to liunaio. it was towed by the tug Christie, ' 1 and at Lockiort the latter gave out so that horse power had to be used. A man ncraed Connors was engaged to tow the boat passed Ton-awacda creek and he did so, putting his bug gy on the boat so that when he wanted to return be would have the wherewith to ride on. At Pendleton his contract ended, and there a dispute arose between WUliara Tuliock, the captain and Connors, in which it is said re volvers wore used and many blows passed. At any rate, the boat was loaded with wheat. and culled by the tue Christie, which had been repaired, commenced an eastward journey. In the meantime Connors claimed that Tuiloch and bis crew had stolen a harness from hi in worth twenty -four dollars. A warrant was sworn out iu Niagara county and placed in the bantls of Constable Patrick Barry. He boarded the boat at Lockpcrt, bat could not find the captain, so yesterday he aui Connors rarce down ou the second Atlantic express to this city. Pacing Spencerport, they claim they saw the t oat and the captain ou ft. Arriving here tbt-y waited until evening, aud when the boat came through the Exchange street rwirg brvige Barry, Conners and Kar-geatA Uo&rth b tarded the canal boat Robert aud uhnm and Captain buuivan and l-er-ge&nt McCormick got on the tug. The boats were tied up near th aqueduct. Harry had warrant for all on board, but the captain was cot to be found, so he arre&ed Stephen I An-ay, one cf the steenunen, and Mrs. Dal- n, ntvtor of th captain s wife. 1 he wire we allrwed to remain on board, a she had a pick child, and the stoersma was permitted to remain behind also to take care of the boat. The parties showed figbt, and were it not for the presence of the Rchestfr officers Constable Barry and his friend would hare hid a hard time of it. In fact, Mrs. Dalton, the sister-in-law of Tullccn, the captain, who is from Meriden, Conn. , anil only travelling on the boat for pleasure, told our reporter that ft she had had a revolver, Barry and Connors would have a reception of cold blood- Kb ays Tot loch is a Luan cf means in Jery City, aud will make the parties who stopped his boat suffer for it. Sh say &h knows nothing about the har-neas, and her arrest is an outrage. Harry wa at the depot wh n the St. I.ouU express came in and expecting to find Captain Tuiloch, but he was unsuccessful. Interesting and Impreaalve Ceremonies at tbe Vulvcramltat Church Yeter-day An Infant Orphan wltU Floral Lode for a (.odiathcr Peculiar laiatorjr of the Child. respects quite similar to that on occasions when parents have their children christened into the order of Odd Fellowship, we are informed that it is the second instance in which any American lodge of the order has become godfather to a fatherless and motharleas child. Certainly the history of this case is then as wUl give It prominence in the aunals of Odd Fellowship for years to come. The only other instance at all similar, was the case of an orphan to whom a lodge fn either Chicago or St. Louis became godfather about ten or a dozen years ago. DEPOT DOI3C.S. Fast Time from Huff. a! Th Work of .iZierhlrvon Hoy. On Sunday afternoon about the only pla-a of intercut to the news patherer i the Central depot. Then it is that the two Atlantic expresses from Buffalo and Suspension BriJj come in, and occasionally an item turns op. YeterdaT the first train was one hour and seven minute late leaving Buffalo. It arrived here however only a few minutes late, having made the distance of sixty -nine miles in th extraordinary time of one hour and forty-flv minute. One stop was made on the way down, and twice th train, which was composed of ten cars, bad to slack up. 1 he exizine that did tcu business was num ber Sil, the old and reiiabla engineer George Lmgham handling th lever and Frederick Jacobs shoveling in tbe coal. This was a rapid trip acd Li eg ham is just tbe man to take charge of any Mich fast undertaking. hue the second Atlantic was approaching tbe trestle work on the Falls road over th canal some mischievous boys pelted the coaches with mud bails, tonea, sticks, etc. In doing so the entirety of several windows was endangered, as also th safety of th pawngers. As it was t harioe j. tfinty th well known and popular brakesman on that train was struck in th face by a clod and quit twvereiy injured. Depot Ofllecr Stott intoads to investigate that matter. II alne Hrt.'t Plane. We havn two vry tine upright, on rose wood and on blackwainut cane, ? l-H octave. The cae are those new style and very handsomely finished. They ar a flrst-cla piano and can l sold at reasonable price. Y inv:te the puhhc to call and ex-ant:n tb m. There has been several hundred of th Haines pianos sold in Rochester and vicinity, aud ail of them have (riven good aaUafaction. J. W. Marti v & Bro. , 6 'J State street, sole agent. nr It la the abnpleat, aaelet, most nolsaiaaa, moat darahte and hsht-rauia' aaaUa Machin la uw CALL A IN" I J KXASnNE. FOB BALI AT Mrs. J131ES UESDERSOX'S 19 East Maln-8t- MOOBE & nBRHBT Merchant Tailors, Hare reeeJrea taeir Stock of NEW FALL SUITINGS ! AJI of fl7t-caM soannfartare, both Doaaastle an unponeo. Cro sable Elyaian OwercatUis( Brooks K era vs. Carr neltona, ate. fW" PHa and Overeoata ade to order at th lowest llrio prloea. aad aatlajMUooaiiarttiiteed. Cor. East Main & S. St. Panl-Sta. You faaH Ratrh them for th Money. Gents' drgskin walking gloves, embroidered becks, sold elsewhere for 2. 00 ouIt..!c ! Genuin buck gauntlet gloves, two pair..lMc Extra buck gauntlets, worth $4.00 V'.c .Nickle and i ctro plat lamp complete. .9Mc Marble top titand Th Qeni) only. ...... Books, all the new popular works. ..... . ,i'-c Another ca. of th txtra shawls .. . Bobtoci V'Jc Stoke, Powers ' block. Tnx prevailine fashion fur silk Neckerchiefs ! and Hai.dkerchiffB for ladies and children, is nesting with merited favor. Jewelry for the Holiday. For first-clou fine goodt in th line of gems and jewels no other bouse in Rochester can equal the showing made by McAllaster, Mumburrb & Burke, 20 btate street. On of the proprietors has just returned from New York with a lare, varied and low-priced aa-eortineiht of goods for the holidays. A Bad mistake. When a man finds himelf in that situation where tbe purchase of a new suit of clothing is iieceary, be makes a great and damaging mixta k if be fails to ro to the great head- cetiter for bargains Forman's, corner of Main and Front street. H is making, tats falL better work than was ever seen in R irh- ebter before, and in the matter of prices be can ealeiy challenge comparison. A 71 U take In tbe Keckonlni- The Adrentibt assured us that after last Thursday, Time ould be no longer, ' bat rbey tem to have been out in their reckoning. 1 here is still a ncessity for devices for measuring tic still a demand for watcher, clocks auid chronometers : and Sunderlia & Co. , at 1 H Stat street, have been making extraordinary preparations to meet that de mand. 1 heir stock was never so large and varied as this falL Fancy and Plain Crockery. The demand of the people for fine goods In the line of crockery, both fancy and plain, have been fully met by H. C. Winner, at China Hall, BH State street, and his pnoes ar th kwebt to be had in this vicinity. nakrow escape. Holiday Carta. H. C. Wiener, at China Hall, 33 State street, baa very fine goods in this line, which were decorated specially from his designs and i are very attractive just the things to bay for holiday guts. Th Great Railway Kins; Come Very Wear Loafs-c HI a, lie Accident to the Train on Uakh the Vanderbtlt Pa is Went Eattwari on. Aatnrday. PERIOMAL. R. AT.WHALEN'8 S3I0K1XG CAK TOBACCO 18 WHAT EVERT PMOKER HHOT7LD VW3 AS the Nicotine la extracted, and tt will out bit the facgMorruBkeoneduiy. 8vl4 ta all GttOCltii S sad ma EiACCO stokkh ALBERT RILEY f K"- tit, fT-v I tfi'i 'A - ' . . 2 -A AiT zts. SB li fWiiinnuwimH I,,, aaniii .mm -rtmu MinflSgaSM I 0X.AT ANU M AKHI'tf Ma i.K- UUATIM. VICNOKHM. A NIX RONS, . 1 t Roenwlee. MlilCoifcsrFlr 62 State Street. a choicb uki or Foreign and Bomwttie Fraitu and Confectionery I irBCRBAM-AB F.Tora. WM ARB niKRBAL WiTFIl OH PK1I I. HT, AtuilUMOt TOBACCO! AND CIO A BIS. BXMEHBEB THB PLACB, TZo. 52 Ntnte sti-eet A. COUHTHYKAH. G8.CO S8.00 IS OTJH P1UCB For tbe Best Sat of Gum Teeth, Upper or Under Euui. a. u . UM Mat; uumnfM rLi.. aiuUToota. 'ASei MtA. TS. Uf Wo tbtrn tut xlntloM wnm SMITH & SHEARER 194 and Pwr jmvcsl. H. A. Jacobs, of Bostoa, is at the Whit comb. Hon. George F. Panforth went east last Testing. J. D. Brower, Kalamazoo, is at the Whitoomb. H. Watling, Seneca Falls, registers at tbe vvhjtcofiJb. C. Henri Lane, M. D.. of Chicago, is at the Brackets. Rev. J. P. Sankey is in CVunbridge, Ohio, virtting his pereuta. Captain H. J. Farnsworth, United Btate anny, w at the Brackett. Gus Phillips (Oufty Gooft) and wife and raiiiaikc couipanv are at the W tutcoxiu houxa. We are clad to hear that William Hil- ditth, of th Brackett house, is rapidly con- vaJoir-g. Mus Alir Wren, sbjter of Frel Wren, fonriv of this city, is a member of thi hiUipa comedy O'upany. Nathan Stein, the well - known senior partrier of Btem, AdLer & Co., left for New 1 ork huit veniug ou baineas. A. G Nichoson, for twenty-six years res ident aeut of the Aiuerican expre company here, baa rebhned. Mr. lSichoaoo U wt-!l known in this city and highly respected. Hi n-any friends wih him well in whatever bsi- M ue aiay wanv. Buell Laniberaon, the well known reprentatiY of the Parker Gan company, of Mnden. Conn. , and number 97 Coamera trf-et. New York, was in tbe city yetrdy Hu-U days that th Parker gun is so w-l! kr-ewn now throoshout th west that the u-ka are ail wishing they were decoys oat that way. Frank B. Hine, of Chicago, a former Rocbetlerian, was in this city ye-terday. Mr Hin will b well remembered by th old KitxjiJ boys, atd especially the firemen, for be was a prominent mmner of old rrotecttjn K-x a far back a 34, and up to th date vhHi G-rjrge Jooea, of the INew York In in. Jack ' Iaux worthy, of Milwaukee, lr. lai yworifay and John Cowlea, of this city, batviif-d the dreg rx'pe. 1 h following we copy from on of our ex hut item. Tt lady tueutioned is wnll kiwwa in Ui eity, Utrjg th daughter of th late rnibl ?'uva, of Alheny, a most yrominent l)r of bis day, and Um grand-i-uighter of in (site U. Hmrth. of thi city " Mb August, daUraB Bteven. a y ufij ArMr, bat.. i riiir.tiur a reo itation in dot literary and art circle. 8 paiuU on 4ttHii, ciUibutHi to th magazine ft ftnr aan lk Thean. If th is m tbmg which every genUeman in BoHwt4fr oiiyht w bbua mora 4iwLly ben be do ohr, that plc is tfa eojnd- T wmr,K Na. Firt-eiaa garmenU, 'i r nw, youU-s and boys, can ha hd f i rid s a tb.rd l tfcti Uioe cWffM by cua-lorn ,ttor( at VcV-rllo's C. O. O. aton. 4 ard fiO re are-t. New ma4 fwhionM M- w Yrirk mad roods ar arriving duly t Ml-arllB' and prloea ar lower tuar tiaa rver baton. Yenterday morning this journal gar sm extended oconnt of th pasnage through this city of William H. Vanderbilt, William K. VandetbiJt, Captain Jacob Vanderbllt, J. B. Ihifa-her, Hon. Webster Wagner, Augustus Hcheil, Joaeph Harker, J. B. HiUeck, of the behigb V alley road, and V illiam lurnbuli. Ibe party had an uneventful and quiet ride until Saturday night on th Hudson Ki' road. The special, which was carrying the dismtaries, was. running at the rat of u.xie a niiLUte. At Tarry town th regular paeseriger train, due here yeaterday mormng. switched off on the branch to allow the other train to pass. Th train, it seems, bad ot got far enough on the side track, for w ben the car in which th Vanderbllt party re came by the rear end of the stopped truck th sleeping car Medina atid treeaindows were knocked to pieces just at he sectton in wLicb William U. Vandriilt was sleeping. The railroad king was unin- iuTui, but then he never had a more narrow et-cflpe from death in his lifetime. Tbe Me (hi a i now in this city in the Waguer car erd. Holiday Preaeata. fow that tiie holidava are drawing near, rjaiiy of our citiseus will be interested to know ibbt njbftantud. rich and t&Ktlng preHenta la L line of diamonds and other gem n and jew- -!& can be found in lurgtnt asMortmeut and for towett prices at the enUTpriaing jewelry nous of McAUaster, Humburch Sc Burks, btat -treet. Hand-Malt (.oods. At th Boston Btore. We open an elegant jrte of Knit (-foods, oompriaing th various wualities in Children's Hoods, Children' I b-ters, Jackets for ladies and Misms, latest toveltie In ft u bias. 1 ' and Ctiuiiren li.Kin. A few imported Knit Vest in lames' sizes will be closed out very cheap. Kxamtn our stock : w guarantee our price ihe lowest. Bibjet, IaIYDsaY At Ciiaa. Yeh-terday afternoon at 3 :'Q o'c!o:k iuter-estitig and impressive services were conducted at the First Universalis church, under the auapuesof Florallodge, number i81, I O.O. F. The infant son of Edwin and Mary Batter-on, deceased, was the center of interest on the occasion. The object of the services was the christening of the child by Floral lodge, its godfather, the little one having been recognised as the special protege of the lodge, a-dae from the relations of parents go reated in its adoption into the family of Theodore Batter- 1 rou, cousin of the deceased Edwin. The circumstance clustering around the history of the case are in many n specie peculiarly romantic. A very fair idea of the nature of thoee circuuifctance is given in the latter psr& of the following report of the services yesterday afternoon : Rev. Asa Haxe, I). D. , pastor of the chnroh, read from the scriptures the paware, 4 ltSu?Tr little children to come unto me, ' ' et3. , the choir sang a grand U tlmmt the composition of the organiit, Professor J. H. Kaibneich. An earnest, eloquent and sympathetic prayer fn.ui Kev. Dr. 8axe followed, and a batisaial addrrsh frv.m the same leern.-d divine was next in order. l"he choir, consisting of Sirs. 8. S. Brewer, Miss Hattio Banhnm, and Messrs. James Monroe and D. A. Bump, sang a new translation of Nearer, my Goi, ' 1 from Hulden. Then the doctorsaid it wits with great pleasure that he welcomed to bis church the brethren of the order of Odd Fellows, and he felt to congratulate them upoa the bene'lent ai d worthy mission which brcugut thsm trere. it must te an impuLe of unsotiUliuess that prompUd their action, a&l the a-tion muwt be in accord finoe with the broad an 1 neble prirciplc of their order, when they came to bland as godfathers to a fatherless end motherless child. The blessing growing out of such a worthy act would, h was sure, be a benediction upon them all. The service in which they bad com a to-ther to unit would be a recognition of the importance of a singl bu man soul, new born though it were. Brought to them as the child was by the providence of God, it was incumbent upm them to throw around it all the tie of brotherly luv, thus adding a new fiber to the Christian brother hood ultimately to bless the world. Jeu had set the example of taling litt'e children in his arm and blessing tiiem. The otj of tbe present serricei was to emulate tht ex-eniple to bestow a benediction upon the child. TbfV should remember also that they were naming an immortal soul. Ha trusted that th is service would not be without i ts effect upon th chili they were about to rhripten. As an outgrowth of th?e services it was earnestly to be desired that tae chili's parents by adoption would feel a nuw wanctity added to the parental o ligations. While it afTorded him joy. it was with a feeling of so lemnity that be welcomed the members of the orrer to take part in th spervi" for which they had met. At tbe conclusion of thee remarks by IV. Saxe the congregation, led by the choir, sang Pleyels Hymn, 1 in words appropriate to the occasion. The child was then brought forward, and Ir. Baxe in aimiui5tering t it th ordinance of baptif m said : i Kdwin Floral, I baptls you in the nam of th living God, 1 ' and audid a U'Eediction. Grand !presezitative Jihn W. Btebbins tLen arose to speak in behalf of Floral lodg and the order. He said that thi scene, so far as tbe beautiful and impremiv cereraonry it-self was cinrerned, was but an oit rwf seated one in Odd Fellowship. Thousands .of children bad btx-n chriKtened by th or ier, but iu all the iutotaucea other than this, with perhaps a wngl-c exception, a mother or father had pretentd th liul on to ! namd aiul tiiesMd. P-ut this infant son of th onier by eduptioa hal no father, no mother to bring b:m Prward fir a Lain and bennlx-tior. Bvubtleaa tbere were those prent who won Id feel imprevwM with a solemnity attached to this tad arid exnrptional cae. H then pioc f'rd to relat th sad, romantic history cf Kdwin Flornl Battersua, tbe lufatit i.rotv of ti-e Odd PeJlowa. KdwtD ard Mary Battrscm. th father and mother of tbertifcl, were married m New York In Marr-h, 1H7H. He waa a native of this state, and a noble youT.g man. Kb was the danshter of haughty, bnoerlnrts Bonth American parent. Ber parent obected stronucvuely to the mar-Hrgt, lxcnu'- they had svight and pianoed for thlr daughter a matrimonial ailianc with a wealthy geUrnan. Tivy tltreateiMd to dbiiiberit her if she y folded to th tni woman ;y intnct of love ad marrie4ijroung Bat-t-raro. Hhe was true to beratdf and bar alll-axcrd hu--i;1, asd th uni jq was exmum-niatd. HerparenU kept their word and r-tated to have anything furtbur b do with bcr or bent. Iant spring, about sera month i' fro, and a y ear aitr their mar -liege, their little ana vt born, Very soon biterwards, Theodore K. Batterwii, of this city, visited Kdwin, (his coun, whoa young wife was very ill at th time, though not re-frarded dangerously so. Tbeodor rigaatod that his more cumfcrti!e cinirn.tan -m ould warrant htm in adapting th cUUl, nd lie wanted thnm to give pemiiailon for bim to taka tbe little fi-Ilow when it would be perfectly wife and j-i-iiruvia to rosnore him from bis parents. Htrangely en-wigh, by acme mtuiuoc, Mrs. Batta-sx-n at oniw agreed ith tbe coum from Ko'b-atr, and said ah would sweiit to tli proposition if Kdwla wer greeable to it. But litt'e more was said or thought alnr-tit the matter at the time, but jurt before Theodore's departure Edwin said to bim, Wait a minute ; my wife wants to ae yon and bid you x-d-bya. ' When they went into tLs sick ram. at first the invalid failed to recognise her cousin, but nxaiJy "he said, h if reviving rrorn a deep sleep, ' Ob, ye ' ft is cousin Theodore, and he will take our Uttle darling to IlocheHWr, where will be cared f-jr. Though Theodore departed then, and knew it not till afterward, Mary Batt rw did with those joyous wort la almost upon her lip. Edwin' death soon followed, and Theodore Ratteraon ex ecu ted the dy ing w iiih of the orphan s mother. He brought th Uttle one In his arms to Rochester. At iirat there war maov on tbe train curious to know why no mother nor nurs accompanied anil cared for th infant. But as tli people learned the outline of th child's history the idle curiosity of th travel-. ers waa changed to generous attention. At hia lodge Mr. Batterson recounted all that bad transpired during bis absence. Imbued ith tbe generous sympathy which such a his tory might be expected to awaken, the lodge uiianimouRly adopted th following resolu tions, eetabJiHhing the permanent relations whk-h are now cemented between it and th child ' THE BAKER CASE. Amicable Settlement of the Iff tier-Card from the losng Man Accused of fKmbezzlementStatement of the Oppoelte Party. The other dav we published an account of the arrest of Merritt A. Baker, at the instance of on ot the Perrin Brothers, furniture dealers, in this city. Before the case came to trial it was amicably settled, as will ba seen by the following card. Evidently there was a mikiake somen here, as the accused is a young man who does not apiear to b addicted to wrong-uoirg of any kind : To f l.e Editnr of the Pemncrat and ChronieU: 8ik: 1e rre.irs of voiir naner hare hecn ia fnm.4-dof the action commenced against nm by th Ivrrin Bros', funiture coniuaoy. The follow- in? is a com-ct evplauation oi Clio matter: Ou or ab jut April A;h, Ihrv, the firm referred to placed in try piSHfiygoo Ihirtv-uine photor.-tphs of dif-fe wt articlre of furniture fur the purpose of pro-cu-iiiif onttrn frttm the d'fTerent dfalers throueh- ut tt country. Tlitre wrj no nine Bpwinrd for mv wrvicee to cea?. and vrtor to tiits a-'Ui-o I liad not bef n re pieti-d to stop taking orders for th ir ffoOibt. Lut the fiict of thir frtilintf to pleaM mv MTf ra) custoniw. and not payinic Die nty irnrnmu m when due, 1 was obliged Ij etiKAtfe mlhutiit r ni-s I ni?ver refused to r turn to them their rjhi-U.imrlia. sm thtv ntale In their coiiiolamt On urBUiu July c"th. thi"y placed tn my hands ior ci;irt:tiou, au account mr&iusi r rr.i. i uiuiiifii. of Attica. N. Y. I callfd ui:n Mr. T. , snl a h had not received all of th (roods they had chanced itirrj wit'i. he refuwtt to avtpt and pay for auy iart of them. A-tjna in the capacity I divl. and bf iijr deurii!S of wtiilnjcthe account for the bfrt ifticr'-st ft the P"mn Hrotiicrs. 1 Vok f he ickmI. thi n ia Tnmm-U m ptstw,iaion. and delivered thni to H. (trat, of the same pWe. fr tlie price (.f f m. eid rKeived the pay for thwn. I wrote the trm notify tug ther.i if the tranfer and the collect iittr of the aivwe amount; aud ai th-y (ieouiB me an account at mat tmie, i appro pi iMed tlie alove aniuril to my own ue.aml zara (hem credit fur tl on my bKka. Anil ii:w. after a la e of two mrinthn, they oommenc an aouon auainst m-for wliat thyt-rm mbei.'lemcnt. 1 aiieared at the conn on tl 1 ;ih. an') aft-r ex plaining itie fiuu to Mr. IV rnn's a'tie Attorney, lie vt ouct- a.lvi,l hih vlleut to have a se'.tleiuent with me. At ume and piac a;'re-d upm, we mM and ellet-ted a aettlement. Mr. Perrin rmvinii me due, and withdrawing Uie suit which was net down for the 17th. The readers can rtaliiy concltnie whether there was an f'!in.i,ti'n up n whu-h to bte a criminal a. tlon. MEtlKUTA. H.VKtlt. AVWt. Not. Ifi. 18. We are reiuested by th other side of the cae to stat that according to arrangement tbe parties in the cae of I errin KroUiera, furniture dealers, again M. A. Baker, formerly agent of the firm, met Saturday afternoon and adjured the dtilicuity. W are informed that Mr. Baker returned the hotosrropha and money in question, and the matter being settied on that basis he was du- cbarged by order of the justice. Inasmuch as both Sides of tbe story hare now been told, nothing more need be said as it lacks public m tercet. Ladle all Wool I nlon Salt-Of uxitrwear, either In red or white. Fahys, Shawl and Cloak Department Burke, FlUlShnona, H cme A Co. , have now In store a niagn invent aortmnt of Woolen IStawl and Wrap, in flo grey and clan piaids. 'w line of Paialey in close, half open and open centers, India Camerea, lel hi Dicka and Ileal India Camel 's Hair, with alout 5, OOO Cloaks and Ikdrrvana, th beat productKms of Paris, Berlin and their owi mak, th hu-grwt variety and choicest as sortment, and beat value ever offered by them, at A3, & and r7 Main Uor beater and Lake Oatarlo Railway, On and after Baturday, November 1 Mb, and until further notice, train will leave Bay street at M : 1 0 a. m. , and 4 : 10 p. tn. , an! Ijik Beath at 9 :"." a. ia. , and & 'Jj p. m. SUNDAY SERVICES. PS EAC WED AM PORTED Rev. XV. W. WaUb, at Trinity Cbareh, I pon the Literature or the Period- Sermon of Rev. w. lrlontaarue Oeer. ot North Adam. Via., at sit. Paul's Chnrch. 1 pon lh Immortality ot th soal-Ber. C. Iff. Mckersoa Discourse at th Chnrch of the Epiphany on the Rrevlty of Hainan Life. Pali, tlav Bitrftblsi That tb heart can wish, or device, in th way of Trunuur.);, in Hate or Bonnet. Kvery aru- e U.el gx to tuak up a bonnet t-quiMte. Th llsih hull :ntlanr Vt fur at Mart-'. Marion'a new far larl r ar tie (ln in WeWa ?.w York. Manoa's stork is iomj lU with ami sarqu-a, fur -aned Oolrrfna, fur-liaed etrniiara, fur e-tta, ard fur trtmmiBas. Fur repaired to the 1 et inaaner, seal saeqites rebnwd, tnatsosd cd nt;b at rMJtiabi mU-s. r. B. luaiuDs, Co Btat An r.x-Icanat ol tl. Ilonaa or Uerec Keinrae to lit Kll Way. Think Twice, Gvntlemen and ladies, and take time to look fcrx ut you before making any extensive pur chae. For lnatance, in elecung furniture, iwticfa, when cheapest, ia quit an item of txt, ) just look around and see who ha th and best stock at lowest prtcea, and U i have th least good common-sense you ia ot fail to make your selections at Charles J. Pay den & Co's great furniture wareroomm. 'Mi, 1H13, 184 and IbQ Btate street, below ihe railroad. PAlilFIL ACCIDENT. Hutachlfrr Aaatatn lHjary. a ftiioaa Yeabrdey afternoon the well-known crock : y dealer drove up to the Bt. Paul street en x aire of the Oaburn boue. In getting out Ti bis buggy bie left foot caught in th reins M d Mr Muteebkr was prcipitatd mU (jremost to th sidewalk. H Urew out hi arm, and In thi way I 'otevtt-d bimwlf from mor seriou i jury Uian be received. As it was his akl a twi ted and an ugly sprain at th t it. Mr. Mut-cbler wa assisted Into th ) burn botu drug store by City Atvtrney wW ai.i otbeni. where bis foot waa orea1. Hu!um;ntl v ba was takaa home. w e ni-dermtaud that Mr. MntcuW rwoetved th u-jury in th saaB (wot aocaewin g. Fojxwtlaie ,-r a kind bearbl ftrmer natvad Toole, re-idtpg in Ciarka, t-Kk a biy named M t bael r lann&Kaji out of the bouae of refuge. H character bad been good white be wa tn (lut iCfttii&UoTi, wbjtbnr h had bea seat fr m I.inur, and in fact durrbg th ttrn he rided with Mr, Tool ut to hat unlay last ti conduct wa abov rjroa-h. Then, h jw-v t, b appropriated ethteea dollar, belong-in;; to b: emioyer and friend, and find. It is Mippored that he cam to this city, and th lttk- ax on the lookout for hlui. A th Holiday ear Now Approaehlaa TL)-e who are de-arotta of making gifts man-ufocturr by their own Ingenuity, will fiod tbe material at Fahys. nol Manr There Is but on place tn Rochester where th elegant good which ar making sink an rxcttriuent in th fin crockery bu ran b foetid and that Is at W. H. Glenny & Co. 'a, last Main atrwet. Th goods are a unpnrtattoo and hat no equal th lit aid f.f .New York. Tb war in all th various (lejartroenta is UrKt-claaa and notwiUutanding its eminent superiority tb price ar lower tb&n at any other bouse. Avit sKTiErixa. lfe-rlTed, T1:at. Tnt Qrnnd llAttemoa aad fa?n- r (tiwntiri;, ihis hnVemli aianethe imw t o 1 .lid diM-tiurKe the dutiet of icIither to t'lls litte y. ami in i me uaine ot uos mage lorm a part i in name I.t-j-.Ufd. That, in order to ke?t tlie retaUon f Una N-y to tlie lodie contanly befur the mii itsof the hrotnent, a ToJuntct-r fund ia hereby reau-o ami i-et aiart ror run iriwn ana ntin- it; tlii fi-r mi purose a box shall tie pla-el up-ii tlie Nohje (irai.U tahieat wery Unim me(iiir. H which -hall deiHiffLeU Kunis as trie brother hail rlioe Ut dejHit: th Nohie (Irand itill 1 1 -in lirnv to time il the atteuUn f m lrthra o it, tttl the nnonev so received nhall be tiritomrd in the bank, to be uaed a oocanton Blutil I fjuirod, Mr. Rtthbfos proceeded to say that th orphan Kdwin Floral Batterson waa heir not only to the parental love and care of tb father and mot Lor who had adopted him, but would receive r - benefactions and tbe fottter-ii.g care abo of hi .gi dfather. Floral lodge. He cxpreseed tbe nope and belief that an all- wwe 1'rovidenoe would direct the thought aud inclinationa of th foster parents, and lead them to train the young cjtM well, for time and for eternity. He said: ' As th daugh ter or Pharaoh took from th water th great law giver of Israel and gavo him to his mother to nurse and nurture ; a th princess traintd aiid reared him to th very best advantage for th great work before bim, so may tb father and motner and tb godfather of this childr of their adoption throw around him all th beneficent, ennobling buiuences within their power. The object' of Odd Fellowship are to visit the sick, to bury the dead, and to car for the widow and or phan ; aid thi uew son of th order is aided to tb lot g li-t of thousands of children already partly under the fostering cars of oar noble order. ' Mr. Btebbins alluded to th great extent of tb fostering fellowship that was in fact thrown around this little one, stating that when he grew to man's estate the new son of th ordtr would hare thousands of elder brothers almost all over the world representing nine nationalitiea. In conclusion tb speaker said to th Odd Fellows present : May the benign influence of this sacred service never fad from your memories, may tb new duties and re-hponsibilitie you Lav assumed toward an immortal soul never be neglected, and when over bis grave tbe myrtle shall twin, may It be yours to know that other of your foster children has pawed from earth to heaven. ' Mrs. 8. 8. Brewer, the soprano, and James Monroe, th tenor of th choir, aaug a very beautiful duet taken from th compositions of Title, and arranged by Pr.ifrssor Kaitifleisch. I here wen paasafree iu th piece where the two voices bleiuied with ik p'iona1ly tin harmony, and th general effejt of th piece was gKl. Th corgrrgatioii united in singing th dox-lcgy and wrdi mieead with a benediostoa protMsjnced by lr. Baxa. W nil the serv o yebtetday was ia tnaay Org rHlIXIF OOFTT OOOFT. ' This evening th abov-named flerman dialect corned, with th outlandiah aowrv-will legtn an engagement for three Mgbt and a matinee at the Grand opera bouh. lie present th play of 1 t nder th Ga-vli(ht, ' re-arrnngl to suit tb reuire-menu of his peculiar talent, and In It he plays ttottrkry iu dialect. It 1 said lobes remark -ably good performance. Th Toronto Mail, of recent data, says : ' Th theater was well hi led last night on the occasion of the first ap-jrftiranos in this city of Oefty Oooft's -New York combination. Tb piece played was Auguxtin Italy's 1 t nder the (ia4ight. ' ' It baa been aeveral time presented here and iff-eds little mention. Oufty (iooft as rhiiiip .noikryt tb tJerman so'dier, waa amuaing, and proved that h hail quite maHered tb art of speaking the broken Kag-tish icetenry to the character. Miss Adelaide Thornton filled to advantage tb part of Laura rourfffffta., In wbk:h sh wa seconded by Mih Grace Both as fVoW. J. R. Bjacknian, o Iniig known to Toronto theater-goer t played th part of Jiykm a well a th exigency of the part demanded. ' ' Tiia MKnEnrarBb cosrczRT. Lst evening a grand concert was given at erinaiiia hail by tb L.teuertarei society, The operetta of 'In Africauertn" was repeated, with the an ir e cat as that of but M-Haday eveninK, aud waa given m uw sty i. Preceding the oiera was th rendering of tbe foilowiiig general rtUMiaAMMK. Overture a uber Or hentra. buett, frcm ' Mazlc riute Mrs. Mrton mm nr. n a-nwr. Clioru 'liow Have I lovefl Vou lji-dertaftu. Kolo Koa Ver ' Mm. Hartori. Overture ' Stradeila " Orclteatra. Hoc art ..Moohrinjc ....Hsttei . . . Kioto w New 4ad Thi Week atUi Racastr, Gunts Scarf Pbss, Novelties in Ties, Bargains in Gloves, Kew Htyle in Jewelry, ' Hosiery, linderwar, etc. Table Cutlery, And Hi I ver war, at OZJCSTBD A VVBtfT'fl, Bargain store, 7 Main street. Tb Late Iff r. Lonl Whalen. This estimable lady departed this life on Baturday laxt. after nn illness of many Uiontbs. Hhe Leaves a husband and four cbildien, who, in th loss of a noble -hearted u. other, have sustained their first misfortune in life. The deceased waa a native of Limira, but had resided in this city for man years. Her butend m a brother of th well known tobconit, R. & T. Whalen, with whom b is connected in bupineex. For rome time past th lata Mrs. Whuten has en blind, an alMiction she bore with Christian fortitude, and when death cam to otien the light of another and a better world to br she parsed away from family and friends calmly and reeiguedly. Th deceased mas well known in th section of the city n which she lived for her kindness of heart and by her death th poor bar lost a faithful friend. Bhe was tb mother of Alouzo W balea th well known locotuotiv engfn on the Central whose uiany acquaintances will keenly ympthiae with him in this ad event. 1 n uouc of the funeral appaara our obituary column. AT TMlTY CHURCH. The rector of Trinity church, the Rev. W. W. Welch preached yesterday morning a sermon on The Reading of the Day, 1 taking for his text the twelfth verse of the tenth chapter of Kccleaiastos And further, by thcee, my sou, be admonished : of making of many looks there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of th flesh. ' The preacher began his discourse by allud ing to the prof Able limited amount of knowl-rdp,e existing at the ti:ne when the words of the test were written. The books were great nls of manuscript, and the Huhjects treated were, we may lielieve, of a legendary or relit; -ious nature. Tbe only remains of the writing of that very ancient day are fonnd in our FiMe. It was f00 year3 ieiore borrab or Plato gathered their schools about them and taught their strange philosophy, or Herodotus penned the graphic lines of bj$ history, or the blind Iard of Nao s rocky isle ' ' sang tbe Trojans' downfall. It was a time when large libraries were not so prevalent as now, and when authors and critics vtb not found among the occupations of the diy. We hear only of the prophets of the Most High at cer tain seasons coming forth rrom their seclusion to startle tbe dull ears of tli Jews with their wondrous predictions and their woeful warnings. Beyond thee records we have not a leaf, not a syllable. And yet the writer of th txt says that even in his day, Of th making of many books there was no end, and much study was a weariness of th flesh. ' 1 If, then, ' th rpeuker continued, 4 there was a surfeit of took -mak ing in those early days, and ii reading hed becoino a weariness, what ar w to fay of the position of the student of to-day f Unlike the condition of things in olden time. cur boobs are not made of beards or the inner bark of trees ; tbey are not mada of skins or parchment. The leave are ho longer leave of vellum nor every letter made by hand. It does not cost, as once it did, 000 guineas to luv a Bible: or a large estate to secure a scientific treatise, or 00 sheep and five quar fers of w heat to get a copy of a sermon. The times have cltarsd. There is no borne now fo destitute that the daily print is not a fre iutnt visitor. There is no man so jioor that his children ray not have bocks and an education. There is no clime on this vast gM, save the unex plored wilds of Central Africa, where the printing pre has not sent its abaft of light, and served in a measure to uplift and encour- are. A return d vovager tell us that he found copies of one of our American ill us - rmted weeklies In the frozen waste of inner Hib-ria. Far uto the tu itiing region of tbe I'.otky mountains, where there is no regular mat;, and the meti are of tbe roughest mould, you will find niany of th periodicals of the day. Men are reading every wuerew have ft ruck upon a reading, age. W find current literature fcr every department of study, as well as for every age ia life, even down to werklie for the little ones ' Jtwt learning lo lip their A , It, C. T wertty years apo, it i estimated there wer published in this country 4 1 , 000 new papers, with an annual issue of -000,000 copies. To day ther mmt be three times that number. Faming any of our news - stands, w are a mixed with th counties sheets which are arrayed before ua. To fix the attention of the young, are print which the eye of purity thouM never look tipn. Th story paper is pictured with Kvneeof murdarou hofT'r, or of senmiality, and tbe columns of paper after paper which are spread out l-?for ua ar of tttmee the ww pings of th vilest police records which a ilty s wickednraa can prutlrxw. Our Bun ior papers lib exixtene of which i4iows ao pwi -i:t ly tLat tbe world U getting tb al-atitag ' f tbe chun-h in the matter of inwuenc over li men of our day, to be av-oeptabie, mutt have tb M-andals tt mtritAj aervei up In tbe dk t racy manner, tbe murders, and rapas, and ulctdia, each and all properly dwelt tiprn, ard if relijrioa aliould perchance claim a cour it ruut be, too ofn w ee it. to fcid up th church to public ridicule, or to art forth tbe unhappy ihmwim of ita anem-mrrn, Tb rmabiig of Hunday morning pl- rwAix4 be ouwtdered a seodJn; to tit a naa for motmt meditation and .em C prayer in tbe b'Xia of k ItvL it does not Incline us to think of hoi incus and boiy thing. It oiuet 1-9 admitv4 that ther ia nothing which iow that we are a reading people so mu- aa tl fact of Sunday papen among aa. But aiot-g with this oooe U a .Wrlln.jf fat Usat we are not lher-l.y a thinking peo,'a. U rl ft amueiuent rather than iu- dm tiot. and with some of ua, ala! the Iiyl'a day is so wprhora that w can find ro pU"a-ira in th contemp!tion of G-d truth, to pleaur iu the atu-ndnnfe at t! place 4 prayer, u pivare in anything which 4ow not kep this poor, famubed soul of ours feeding ut-o the mierabi bk of tbe or 14' a wtckedneM and foliy. Ho we tmd it, our life s gud and motive p-:wr la sen- tit n. (rtir rvadtnn mut 1m of a seneati viai iMtture, our prewiinK must le of a amtiatloiial luiture, an-i our praying wH, that, with aj-v, is not a subiect of su?rv-ient internet to rvrasion a thoucht on way or the other. In he early years of this dfocew It waa not no- common to find on tbe table of our chnrch per pla books such a "Kip's iHwihl Witness of tbeCharch, " 4 Ilicbardaon ' iaaatna, ' I'ercival on th Apoatoiic nuooes fo, and our rKinday-w-hool librarie atorked with books whk-h wer caiculated to etor b young mind with pro r defritse against th errors of Komaniun nd sttariahbxn. But It ts not ao now. Our people don't reaj doctrinal worts. our rbiklrci are not taught at home wherein and hy tbey difFr on church ujueatioo with others about them, and their rwaultng olhto- day srhool books ia limited to tuoa of a most uhy nature, io ahow bow th public BratiOrd it wt. stated that recently a sw ot k story papar hal reaUnvd to life again an old church stmndal, which bat beu well igh forgotten year ago. A copy of th pa per had doubtlee been seat to erery clergyman of the country to show what enterpris ing i-apers we have, how much they tend to rouiot morality aud to ft-r a re vera ore rtihi:ion-and yet, mut Mich pipers s bese, papers tilled with matter of toe moat eliuiy nature, ar th papers which ar in lance decuand, and which ar read by young nd old ail over this continent, it is aii tnat th number of Immoral hooks published an nuaily is :t0, 000, (H)0 , being more than all he frtiblicatiGiia of our church societies put wlher. The ttniajter -general, of t aua ila has forbUlden the passage through Ui maila of iiirs such aa lay s Ooinira, ' ' Poiii News, ' and other such demoralising suett. while in our country, they are publUUed aui Hcatterrd over th land in the greatest pro fuion, their hKieous picture are preaenttl before our eyes at every news stand, ttiey are sold on oar railroad trains, they are seen at he home of many people, they are taken within tli walls cf our school ami col log, and not an crucial voice t beard in con-ima- tmtton of things w hlch other nations look upon as the very seeds ot triuie aud villainy. A few years ago I eaux Coll ge wa nearly det.troyrd by fire, aa the result of one of tbe hoys attempting toemnlste tht hero of ou of be books which he bail mt fluUhe! reading Not kmg frince a young lad In New Jerwy ran aw&y from bis home and waa found out among the Indinns of tlie for west. His mind had becom so thoroughly saturated with In dian scalping ecenee and wild rutlianinm by reading the Lowest tyje of dime novels, that he concluded but up here in lu waa to outdo all tli rutliauiMm that bad ever been beard of, There are extreme rates, but as fucin tbey arrert attention. Novel reading has become the bane of our social Ufa. 1 am not one of thoee who would say that works ot Action ar in themselves a curne to th community. Like all good thing, they mak us to suffer froin tbe abuse of them. Perhaps no book in the world, except the Bible, ba been transit ted into so many language aa Uncle Tom (abin, " and that too because it ia on of those books which ban made the world the bol ter. W can't hav too many such books I But sine that book appeared, w hav ooeu flooded with trasb of th worse kind. Our book shelve groan under load of fiction, and young and oil fol low tb h tutor ie of phantoms with an in tensity ana eagerness that reality scarcely commands, w mutit remember that In a well written ktory we are brought Into contact with charac ters whoa views, thoughts, feeling aud expe riences ar for th time being aa real to us as life lUelf. Tbey rouse our u nihilities and draw ns down with them into evil, or lift into a higher sphere for good. And henc tb dreadful literature that is poisoning tb bvs and girls ot tbe country, turning tbe boys into thieves and the girls into vagaBonds, is cor rupt ing because it brings th young reader iuto the company of corrupt characters. Tb boy who reads thM imaginative histo ries of thieves, counterfeiters, highwaymen box lot and pirate, ha tb same effect pro duced upon hia miud that would be proouoed by actual association with the uving persons. This Is as true as th truth itoelf. There is no mytery about it. 4 Kril cMuuiuuications corrupt good manners Young men nnd young women who lit up till nndniKbt to read stories of most rapid santi nteeit fail of course io comprehending the letat of life' realities, and when tltey com to batUe with iu trials they fall bock dijeouraged. No more than we can gather grapes of thorns or figs of thistles can we draw from the mind, corrupted and diseased by sen&ele reading, the elements upon which to frame a noble character. If our children read whatever they lay hands on their minds will become whatever they may happen to become. Here then is our position and our duty. Tbe rising generation is a reading generation. It becomes the church, therefore, to teach her people to m-couratjr the love of reading, and at the same time tlireri the young mind into tb channels which shall be of pro lit and usefulness. It is the duty of the church to warn against th indiscriminate manner with which so many take up tbe literature of the day. It is a true saying, we never can forget the eli'eots of reading even onr immoral book. Its impress on tbe mind is indelible, It is like a sword cut on the hand. By careful treatment the wound heals, the weakened member recovers Ua wonted strength, but there is the scar to tell the danger which has been overpast. We cannot efface that. Give tbe mind of the young child a bias for tbe good at the stirt. See to it that the vile, cheap story telling periodicals of the day are kept out of his reach. Give him the dear, bright, beautiful, ennobling writings of Christian men. Let him grow up familiar with history as well a fiction. Giva bim looks and magazines which elevate ami enoMe and he will soon learn that a volume of Waverley is more en tertaining than tbe last novel of the Beadlo kind, and Irving or Motley or Prescott mire (Tatifyirg to tbe teste than the last issue of the New York Weekly or the Sunday Mer cury. It i time for the church to utter her protect against tbe materialism of our day which sets aside the law of God for the grati fication of man's lowerfriature, whrch regards man a mere macniue to wate and wear out, in the pursuit of vanities and pleasure, in stead of a creature made in the image of God and an heir of irumortality. ' ht. Paul's cuurch. Yesterday the rector of Bt. I aul's Episcopal church, Rot. Israel Foote, I). D. , ex changed pulpit with the rector of the church at ortb Adams, Mass. , and hence the congregation were permitted to listen to two ser mons by Rev. W. Montague Geer. Last evening the church was well tilled, and th service was of great interest. Evening prayer was conducted by Mr. Geer, aided by th regular assistant of the church. The singing of the boy choir wa very good and added much to th solemn impressiveness of tiie service. The subject treated of by th reverend gentleman in his discourse was that of tbe immortality of the soul. It waa han dled in a manner calculated to impress the and if nee ard leave upon their mind the most pleasing thoughts regarding this very import ant them. The text choseu wa the twenty sixth vere of the seventy-third pmltn, which reads as follows : My heart and my strength faileth, but God b the strength of my heart and my portion forever. " If it was given to the angels, tbe ft fipeaker said, to know those thingu of which we were ignorant ; if it was permit ted them to walk in the full glory of perfect bght, while w groped in darkness ; to pierce the veil of myntery and see and understand those things which were to us strange, per plexicg and inexpiicabi ; then with what sen tiinent of pity must they look down upon th race to w hich they wer sent to minister. We had been allowed centuries in which to pursue our investigations upon all manner of eubjerU ; science had received tborou, searching all through its wide domain, the sermons of tbe rock bad been sta bed an 1, ai'ied by wonderful appliance and inventions cf great mechanic tdtii!, the great school of nature had pursued it course, and yet in vy it of all that had liecn learned w were as 1 -4 net of one mind on on of th moat lm lortant problems brought before our noticafor eclutlon th destiny of th human soul. At the flr.t blu b it would appear that there could pottibly be but two opinions regarding the sul.jeet el titer th soul was immortal or it waa not ; whether the speaker and bis hear- ers would live thrigb eternity, know them rives sud each other, and tw enabled to Be their bole live in review before tbem, both before and after death, or aleep, and thus end It would seem that mau must live after ath or eijae that the closing of tbe eye upon eerth waa tbe cluairg of all existence ; that tb nan entered a grave from which ther OKild be no revurre-tiou ; that life was like a candle and death was but blowing out t e flame: or lik the flower, ojiening for a day aid dying at sunset, never again to form pr.rt of th universe of God. But no, th of the nutation of immortality not reduevd to ucb simple term a. At oon aa men rfrln to duvuss it, all th hrancbe of science and philosophy ar brought into piay ad qmltnllng and hair riilming sjoe on uutd th ordinary mind rnmpeltod either to give up the whole snbjart or accept tbe dortrine and Idea aa advanced by u church. IHwnswton could not solve the problem or settle tbe difficulty. Many writers outfits of the chnrch bad written utoq tbe subject, btmI many of them advocated a ob tain kind of immortality, and hence we hear of grace and prayer when it M stated th tt ther wa no God save a fiod identical with nature. Thus was th old languag kept up to convey a sentiment, but no Mitatanc. W e Uiight wll pray that this rev at ion of the Ui g'iftfC of truth mtgbt la tfme draw bho lck to the rciigioo of their fathers. We tiiul among tb materialiats of a certain sciot 4 a certain idea of ku mortality w bK-a was inUrertlug to exatuiue. Fur itutaixw, there was Mm immortality of matter. It could change its form but never became annihilated Then there was the immortality of force whii-h could abo be trait formed but never annhUlated. Tlie f- bfcrh created man could end hi existence again and be would b revolved iuto uchor e!e-nwCtt, but matter and fortw could nt be destroyed and would remain through all eternity. ( nbera declared the idea of th immortality of tb human race. We, as individuals, would never rtf from th grave, bi t tae race would be perpetuated, for a our ancestors lived In ua ao we ahoald live in otbars. Others claimed an imrDOt Wlity of tbougbt, of moral fore and duty, U Others oltuued that th same bigot b tranformed, th condition of it existence be changed but not destroyed. ,Th tteakt read from a noted KogluUi writer ex- tracts relating to the ideas of i'antheuim etc. , and then continued.) W saw two principles In life, standing tn deadly opposition to e tch other on looked to perfection and Ui other drapgtd men down. They war like the iieavl end tbe sea of Galilee, like th deaert and rich fertile fields, like sweetnedaud fragrance and beauty ooutra.ted with repubnv and brrihl tbinga. One led man np to th altar aijd fitted bim for his deftinvfleyond the akii and th other led him downward until his feet took hold on belt. In this Ute good so often drove v il to th wall that th speaker helived in rids matter, also, the good would prevail on th principal of tn survival of tu futet. Aaide from the Co rial i ana theory, what cm eolatifia wa ther in imnvrtality f Wht ooueolatiun was it to b-lie t ihut matter, f -rce, thought, etc., were immortal 1 It might d- to nourish impractical phiioeophers but not for pracucai working humanity, which ru.hes U accipt the tcacnuia of Christianity. . A Uod u-teured to tito aigh of tb tow ao mercy to the ptx- and the illiterate he baa given tbcui a b n' in th immortality of tbe w hi I, aiui had bidden hia nieur- t. gu uito ail the world aud preach ii. Tu Uiot uiu-uiicausi oh; d gra-p cmoUa;!! aZ it t- cojiifort bim aul tt proved th luaniNprltig to tiil'iru butt to a holy lite. lhedifTorenc l tu arier.ttac pbitteobrs who rejected tlw i.le, atid Chrututuity, was that they were try uig to find among the starn and in the lowela of tb arth the truth which the Cbrittian had received fr-U'i his Saviour, aud of whose w bile light they caught now and then lTed ray through the prirnu of tbilr ua iiff. He believed the divinity of CtirUt t tie tlie keystoue of tbe arch of all cim title phikophy. lt ua hold fast what is given us for our kipping lt us feel that after tbe wreck of matbnr and th crah of wfirida, we shall waka in th Saviour's Uk- u and l aatlhexl. sum tip the simple life on earth and for th earth. Bine life waa so short there was a tendency to ask 1 What matters it how we pass our days! How can God ba moved by the actions of such irrfnitessimal beings in the universe aa we ? Why not make the best of these short lives!" But man should look op and remember that with the Lord a day was as a thousand years, and time waa incomparable with the smallest fraction of the eternity towara wnica all were journeying so rapidly. By him who read sermons in the stone and books tn the running brooks, the importance attaching to every act of life might be read on every page. In ds life, brief aa it might be, was given to men's souls the impetus that would carry them one way or the other through all eternity. All should remember that the life- work for this world and in preparation for the next, ended with this world. An Immerja Throng of Ladle Have made piirchaees at Fahys hosiery counter for the last few days. The prices on some are wonderfully low. HOW THE NEWS FLIES. The Democrat and CStronlele Read by Everybody from tbe Atlantic to tti Pacltic and from tbe Lake toCahe Feme time ago we published a short account of a private collection of American silver coins mada by John H. lie Call, of this city. hiie the article was written with the best and honest intention toward Mr. McCall it Kens it bd caused im an immense amount of trouble, and now when he Sfe a Imocrat and Chronicle reporter around he wishes that parrott guns could be carried in ve&t pockets. Tbe reason of this feeling is that ever bince the article in question was written, Mr. McCall has been in receipt of three or four letters a day on tbe average about this coin question that the Democrat end Chronicle agitated. Some folks want to tell him rare piece, others want to buy, more want to obtain information about coinage, and thus it goen. The gentleman in question says that be will have to go without an ulster this winter, for he has expended his surplus money in postage stamps, and he ha serious thoughts of commencing an action against ooe of our reporters for the value thereof. 1 o tcJ tbe truth we are a litue bothered our selves about this 4 1 coin article, 1 for letters are reining into tbe of I ice every day or two re gartiing it, which goes to show that the Demo crat and Chronicle is read by the public everywhere, and henc its worth an an ad ver ti"icg medium cannot be excelled. 1 he following letter come from th Pacitia slope and we publish it with pleasure : I ax Faycisco. r)8 i!nsh street, t Uovember Id, 1",9. f Jo thr rdttar of the Democrat and Chronicle : H;a: You mblished a very inter'-stinc article which ha t-n reprinted in the Uniieun.of this cirv.aho':t th coin collection of Mr, McCall. i u --d to be a journal Ur I have relied upon the s-H'ial eotirby of our prof eqpiion an mifnc4iit authority r- r irouDunR you upon iue minject. i amuse my ptfvca leisure tjj collecting Anu ncan silver coin, and I fhtd that you ouote iViias a rare half-dollar. 1 hare not rome to thai date, for I am working liom the earnest to ir.e iat-ar.aca nae oniy ar- rivrd at lMO. Hut I belt, x- 1 cao ret iia fur Mr. 31 (-Call if be will pet Ittir for me. If not, would you mind lettinK me know much mu-'h I ought to pjy f.-r U. an 1 what are the value of 11, aij-i iwi half-dullar. The pernons who f'J auch things h"re are really nninfrmied on tbis poiut.acd ank outra?e)its priceM,quite out of keeping ith u.e oiKttatiiirm rrom auction saies in rnnie ooot, wl.iib 1 Dos--Hfi.aad whi. h is mv only authority. t wan published in IMl.and fu latrft tpiotatia ar 159. Pertiaps you could 14 in kuw a later ana tettr xuae to Ajnencan liumu-uxiacica. ; Kesife-tfiiy yours, K K (iAKnYCSTgR. Formerly ' tiar " New York Time. For th information of the writer we would say that Mr. McCall has made his collection of coins solely for hia own pleasure, and he has no re to sell. There was a mistake in our original article regarding the dat of on piecethe half-dollar of 1 -; it should have read 1653, th latter being rare and th other not. We believ that one of the beat authorities on coin collections is Bcott'f Journal, t monthly published in New York, and by ai drewung th publiahors thereof the lated( quotation on rare coins can be acertAinedL Another letter came to as yesterday, which w subjoin : To f He &'.ittwofth fV.MVT(it and CrvntW- A., .. Ir.ePiaed find ooe half d'dlar, clnare of Iv. y.-ti will pH-ae preerut to John rl. aitA u, witu my otppiinienith E. E. KIt.fXI.aNO. It ts nredlet to say th half dollar wa gives to Mr. McCall tn th presencaof several witneteee, but th mUtak made in th original ai tic la, regarding tbe date, 1 8"a instead of 1 s again cornea on her. Tbe lattr is the pm-icn silver piece, and the one to moat dilHctiit to get at. Tb last communication fT" to rhow that thcrw is great tnterwit taken in thai com buinwa, and last, bat not least, in the article publifttd to this journal. BOOKS AUD STATIOWERT eiiurinv ominm DEPOSITORY. Family .Bibles, Teachers" Bibles, Pocket HIM. 8unday School Papers, Sunday School Cards, Sunday School Becordt. HKLFS FOB TUEBTITDT OF TIT. TION AL B. B. LB880N8. Bnlxenpuani momtm tZ O.D.CROSVENOR la SUte-St, Korriortpr Ji. j. WHOLESALE. Bimmwi mm InTite attenticn of the trade w eir antumllyuin an attractive stock of Staple? Holiday Goods, con. nriptnn Phutorraph and A utoirraph AAtnea, Jvrenaj Books In Ht story, Blographr, Travel, Pbetry, Fk. tlon, etc., Family Bibles, Teachers Bl&Jet, Gawai and Eloeka, Htercoacopea, Stereoecopie Ylewvy ot (shtM and Bronze inkstanda, P octet booki, Wriu licaks. Work Boxes, etc. Tbey hav just takes u flour Imiredlately over their store, which wlB at devoted to their wholeaale trade, aaaaurtjr oaeof u floeat show rooms In the state. The trade are tavtt) tu call aud inspect their stock. 10 STATE STREET ess m g o Wanna h ' wss pOEOj Centiemea, Fahys have everything in the way of a genU glova aiway at the loweat price. "OH! mi We Iiav J oat Herelved Our fall importation of dolls, which w make a ."pedal ty of, ami are now prepared to ofifer the trade th finest asmrtment ever shown. I t h at w boieMiie ai d retail . W show pei-ia! 'ine which cariE.Tt be produd for U " jr cent, advance on our pricw. At hORLxr'a, 4oand 47 Main street. Better Than Ever Before. If any grntlectan ha th Idea that he can not get a better mi it of ttotbc ntw than ever bepfTe, toe evkience of s;ght will contradict uch an impreakdon, upoa a call at V itbur-rpoon & Orb wold a, 8 West Main street. Tbey ar making nk-er elothuig now thau ever before, and thy are duicg their ex silent workcbeaier than ever before. A call at their sbr will repay any gentleman of tast and culture. w"lerf' inanreo a ittw. t. adTrt! '" rT htf-a. WMM1 T r the care iuitt Pi wMM-a, baftof u them on ito not ri.k jor.r bUif trv ai once Ht ST I MJ-iilElty. whiea baa atnod tae teat for JO m LATH IlO.TiK TKSri VtONT. Ii Wawtntarter-St., Paovnnofca il.l . trf. 1 . F CI Str: t Be aaf!il m n nen w ;n tny aione?. una itrt :or is rt. le.S I mn-w i-.e. siou'sa Ta-rci ore of tlt bMt in I'nn luurt wli.-; m LT 11L.' I KKMEi'l. a. ft tL I ' M hne ui;d. a. he bad Sr.twn tt t cure KI tnir .v.. oite-. tueaieine. hkd fan d. i at-i mt. y -1 ur h 'itr I fnuea lour Use ai.ias v the fclrdU w r:u,iT1 and the rrr-mu tJ1 v e tcei a wJ nmn. War a iuA Lt ilC.ITf PrT8 RHMRITta prepared t JLIuMl.Y fw 1 H lit B.a4oer.lreramt: t--S B ' Vl rr mra a Ki.i,t so iJ'-wu Urine, and it at tfU medical t?tj. PaovmutCt, Li SOL1I BY ALL DRUGGISTS. REMEDY BOUKS AMD STATIORERT Pahy bwII Salt Of underwear for 60 crata. Sosstething Ahut Mhad. To Ute KdiUnr of the ivaomit ad CaroniWe ; Hia: I asa inforaaed by Mr. McFhrsotv a tbtb dealer at dackec kbarbur, that over 600 ahad, weighing from two aud a half to four pouna cnoh, hav bta takan tn whit ta net, ot in deep water in his vicinity in Lake Outario durtng last aununer. Their atouiacha war full of th common food of th lake. ring that thev lewd in th lake, and th cbaikceh ar that tbey naver have been to salt water, and that we hav added a nw fvh in the Lake. I hav opened lh)Uand of shl taken in th Hudson, Uonnw-ticutt aud 1 oto mac rivers, and hardly ever 11 ud anytbuur in their sUitnacha. I thiuk they hav beconj land locked, and will make lak Ontario their home. oura, Htrra uu: Iivrhetttr, Nov. 15th, lS?y. By tb abov letter it will be seen that th stew are very favorable for tb perpetuitv of nhad in Lake Ontario. W ar informed by Mr. tiroen that eiually good aistiM are given reardlrg t.tripei bmum. In 1878 he placed 1 4 of t eae Iiih, varying in length from nve to MX ir.chea, into th river below toe fill. N t long aince one waa caught at Lwuiton, tbe month of the Ningaxa river, nie.vunn xteeu iucbe. In length. It is an ocn ftsh atd runs up into rivers and inlet-. but utver before baa on teen caught iu lak i iiturio, proving conclusively that it is a r tult t f Mr. tireeu's experiincnt. The stiocj tbe exwrtment is tlatring to th n t d I bcjculturiat aitd p'eaAing to all disciple of he art of angung It's a tts Air Is K is A Full Liu. Of w cin-t-d frirge.. AU new shaJM, At oc'n it yard, .t Kihlkt 'H. 4n nf! 47 K(ut Main ttrwt. Win h wuebt far, and th. ciim an mttd aiooey with tt, teat erery bail make . eubetantial addition oC Hooks tMPerislI Our tabtea ar loaded with bsjgsias, ri chased at tbe large auction sales, and t readr to mak a Uberal coiioesttca frirzner price. We hav th largest stock in chs1 the store to display it. 13 CHVHCH OT THB ICPirHAKY. Rev. C. M. Nickeraon, rector of the church if tlie Epiphany, on Houth Fratu-it street. preached -a tthnrt and pointed sermon bvd evi-Ling ou Uie brevity of human life and te trti-'Uei;t utceasity of iminetliate preparation for eternity. Hia text was aa follows : (io to no-, ye that say To-day or to-morrow we in o tnto wib a city, and oouunue Were a yoar. ai.d fi'T b.iJ rH, and get sain : Whtreek, yt ut n't what shall neon me mor row. rr rhat in your life r ll U eve a aor, iitt apiH-at Ui 1. r a blUe time, aud tneu TauiaU- vin away. m jkiuca, iv; i wi uu mn. lbe rove read t;euUeiuaa said that, long as lnann lift, nikiit aiioear as viewed fro:n Ui sterinc! of youth, it was, as flt. Ji L-ni.d it. uaaMiiir vapor, when com - p&rod with auythiug else than itself. In read ing .r Ueunrir of our predecessors, how rap idly they twent to hav panned away; only a few uwmortels wei-e left to re. -all tbetr lives. If tlie ordinary period of human life seemed so hbort, how tbe sitigl century of our nAtiooal lite nut wnk into iusigiilllcaiioe tn the period i f tb life of nation. It took three centuries for Christianity to gain veu a tootholi upon tb earth, and many of th great works of Fypt, noUtbly the pyramids, wer worn with tbe marks of tbe age eveu lu Joseph's time. So gradual, so slow had been all tbe re vol u Uon and cbangva covered by th whole period ing form of the umveraa prior to tb date of man's exi-teuco, seer no-J ttupenduus in point tf comparison. This our great planet, itself sunk into indguia- caiio in tbe whole starry beaveu of the uui- verx. The thrte-coore yoars aud ta allotted to mau stmtd short iuuutd so short fiat it waa no wuudur thu psalmist tutlaiuiei. ", that Thou art mindful of him!'' Laughter aad tetra, whtt a mtn .ui' ered and what be ujoyel, hU ahadoary p. m pa and pompotu. sluWows Ibis awuiei to tiara Milk firrlutcs. At Fbys vou can got jtuited, sure, in their fock, the variety U very targe, lu Jet Fringe- pMhys hav spec initio not to be found id The O'd and Responsible. D. LEARY'S STlfflBYEill STEELE 41 Bed IS Slab Street iillli W0BB1 Tb aheiuoas rocurr tux a llOBAKY conlainl .vu, uuw ' more W ords than H-oUter'sPi'''' tl) it for S5 CEKT8, at WILLIAMSON&HI Cheaomt Book Houi to U W D. LE ARY, FRED. W. CtARfl and ManarVwrai Cleansing Establishment. 100 lards North of th I. W. )ntrml K. K. leMt, nill-MU, Vor. Plata. Ijadlea' and Ueatieaiea a uarmanta Olaaaaa or QoU i oeeu. wumi npimiAi , fc.'a prua.tiU Oioei. Alao, V'waiher. a.d Ku) u Ilwitd or Colored. aw tspm-tai aLianuop paid to dultut; ap LaoeCarlaina Oay, Tfaartdayaad fildaj. fachacea Vail, for auatf Deliver ta any Part or th City. Goods returned tn one week. tj'Mt. rotad and nMnraed pj Bl llissa. Eli l. ooUeeted by Rxpaaa. COF 1 hav no Aaenta, aa rtottra ran o their hnatnea with an cheap than throach sua aKenU Address rVi. Rnahaater. Eocaester. HK.'HT Prmrrrod hr hf HRST T,4SES IH AtlVMN Hui.lUiY ,.n French IU t'.r .1. I. M,JIot 'r',!?.' WKANTOM. KTMH HKAOO.. IBM bl A1N m PROKU.E-Bt Jna A. 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