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ROCHESTER DEMOCIIAT CTHigICJ.Tz SATTTRDAT, SEPTE1MBEII 13, 189a SOLID Suburban property in Rochester is selling lower than property similarly situated in any city in America. The extension of the street railway lines brings outlying property into the market and will greatly increase its value. The best investments to-day are in suburban real estate in Rochester. Horii Goodman Street Building Lot Association HAS 03rB op TBX BEST LOCATED EAST SIDE TRACTS IN R06MESTER. Electric Railway will run to the tract. The shares are within the and $1 per week. Shares are sold on the $225, $250 and $300. This is one of the BEST INVESTMENTS Ever Offered in Rochester. The shares are rapidly being taken up. Don't fail to secure one of these lots. WARNER 3 and 4 Osburn JSr? ,r nr??' 0 Vi'--- .. - L. '-"- 1 TO-DAY AND T0-I0RR0W REMNANT DAYS " - BUSH & -BULL'S. They will offer short lengths which do not cover the cost of one knows the reason for such "they are u remnants," and while dress patterns, they are just and children. Remember, these are goods of the latest make, and we are offering, for to-day and to-morrow, rare bargains in these short lengths; and some of them are not scant remnants either. They are all new and choice goods, and the bargains afford excellent opportunity to provide the younger ladies with modern dress material at prices which are ridiculously low, considering the cost and quality of the goods. Call to-day and avoid the BUSH & BULL, 156-158 East Main St. TRUSSES Artificial CEO. R. reaeh of all : $1 down section plan : $150, $200, BRADLEY, House Block. Ask Your Neijrhnora What They Think of The Sterling Ventilator Thousands in use. It is a Rochester made Heating Stove. This cut illustrates its wonderful construction. Every store as a Hot Air Circulator. A Foul Air Consumer. A. liouble Heater. hectlon I'ire Pot. implex or flat Grate. Buy a Sterling pure, heated air. Ventilator and breathe MAlrFACTCRED BT SILL STOVE WORKS, FOR BALK BT Albert Will, 28 ExchanRe-st. Johu Boiler, 275 East Main-st. Frank Berper. 12? North-ave. Pmith & Oberst, 172 West-ave. Henry Hauser, 372 St. J6eph-Bt. Tbos. Turner, 31 State-st. F. ii. Callister, 03 West Main-st. C. F. Kodenbeek, 22 Soutu-ave. 136 ARE of excellent goods at prices the goods at piece prices. Every sacrifices. As the name implies, they are not available for full the thing for dresses for misses crowd to-morrow. I TRUSSES I TRUSSES I Umbo, Deformity Appllancoa. EiatU - 4 1 1 blockings. Supporter, Crutctxou, etc ZIA FULLER 147 State Street NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. NlvVV ' APV EKTIS KtENTS. L , Notice of Dissolution. I (I ' A I I M I I) -XJOTICE If HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE I I . I I I I J I W J, oo partnership heretofore existing between I . I I . I I"" .N C. L. Yaiea and J. C- liowerraan, under the firm l lll illll II name of C L. Yates & Co.. nurserymen, ef Rucn- La I J I I wtpr, N. Y., 1b hereby dissolved by mutual consent. Said business to bo continued by said - . Yates, to whom ail debts due said firm are pay- On Phrenology - and ated RochestOTi N. Sept. 1Ith. 1890. HYPNOTISM At Bijou Opera House, BY PROF. WM. SEYMOUR Who is considered1 one of the best exponents of these subjects now before the public. TUESDAY, Sept. 16th-" Hypnotism." THURSDAY, Sept. 1 8th" Phrenology.' TUESDAY, Sept. 23d-" Magnetic Healing vs. Medicine," TDURSUAY, Sept. 23th "Unseen Forces." ADMISSION 10c, 15c, 25c. Public readinsrs of character and experiments in hypnotism alter eacn lecture. Phrenological examinations daily at Room 8 Durand Building, 58 West Main street. 61 ARE EN ROUTE GOOD BOOKS 25c, 50c, 75c. BEE OUR CLEARING TABLES. One Dollar for Engraved Card Plate and Fifty Cards. Ten Cents a Quire for Crane's Tinted Papers. STEELE: & AVERY 46-48 State Street. It will pay you to see the line of 50c jNecKwear shown by Cubbison, 66 East Main. Agency for Oliver Chilled Plow ! We would also call the attention of dealers to our stock of Batcheller &. Son's Potato Hooks, New York Elbow Co.'s Elbows, Iron-Ciad Coal Hods, R, Mann & Son's Axes, Baskets, Grain Measures, ' Corn Knives, Wood and Wire Potato Scoops, Fine Table Cutlery, House-Furnishing Goods. Weaver, Palmer & Richmond 31, 83, 35 East Main St, Thompson, Kenfield & Co. 90 Soutb. St. Paul 6t., Bicycles and Safeties. We are offering our large line of "second hand machines at greatly reduced prices to elosa them out. IS I SllJ Merchant Tailor. 138 East Main St. fer For the Fall Trade yvT'U FTMST SfTIPVfEVT OF FINE PE- l lected instruments came in (rood order a choice assortment that irood tudVes will appre ciate. MILLEIitS PIANO STOKE, Ba State cureui. $3,200 TIT 1 tt now Knncn r, TTTWflrd flVOF.TlO. P Kltrht ro(im; furnace, bath, hot and cold water and all modern improvements. Here is a bargain terms easy. Lot McKINNEY & SON. 44 Arcade. HAVE JUST ADDED TO OUB already large stock of horses another lniiri whinh will nrobablv Bur- unr nfhprn to ho found in the eitv. VV e nave on hand heavy work horses, fine carriage horse, and well matched teams; have also a good Pcer, which we are peiline very cheat), leiepnouc ". SHAW & BUL KS, Vi E tlllsoii-- WHEELER & WILSON, PAWNBROKERS, , EAST MAIN ST. OLDEST AND 1 7 most reliable. Money loaned. Goods left with us are absolutely safe. Q Q Four large burglar and nreprool Bales. Night watchman employed. -f FOR SALE OR TO RENT, T A BARGAIN, FARM OF 40 . ,rira rvr J ttm vlilau-a of East Henrietta. 8 miles soutli nihwtAr- Tin irlmo-a in trctxcl reDttir ivv kniiiui- lie hnnsM Vfrv (VilinlptA. HOSt iniT SU 01 1 larire orchard of choice fruit. Cull on or address 1 State street. Room 25. Better Come Now I UR variety of new fall Roods for (rentle- J men's suits, trousers and Overcoats is complete and fresh from the mills. 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IT Wl A N ELEGANT PREPARATION. J I w iij J. keep the hair in curl during the most try. weather. Our price for a large bottle t &o : others charge 50c. Any other information cheerfully furn!b1 at nrjrtia , , tiUGGEJSHETM'B HA 13. PARLORS. lUi E.Maln cor. 6, Chntoiu 2& IS L. L. Y ! Democrat and Chronicle TELEPHONB CA.XXo Editorial Rooms - - . HO Cotintlng Room - - - . - 87 COMPARATIVE TEMPERATURE. Rudolph Schmidt L Cu.'b Thermometer. Sep. IHH9. I Sep. 1 1 H90. 5S 81 B HA. M.- -TO -Id -7 t 1 1 M. m an. b! i i 8 P.M. I 8 p. M. U S P. M.- ' 4p.m. ; 1 14P.M. Hit IS B P. 7 I B 6p.k. ' a PI T?l 1 I e p. f.. 4 tr.i 7 ! '-3E -69 0 P. X. ' -7 13 Kir 61 ) 1RY OUR WANT COLUMN3. Weather , Forecast. Tha forecast for Western Sew York for to-day is; Rainy weather.. TOWN TALK. Polenagnian Chautauqua Cirole vrill meet on Monday evening at the First ileth-odist Church. Vincent Chautauqua Circle will meet this evening at Thomas Greener's, No. 90 Edinburg street. The Rochester Whist Club rooms will be closed during the funeral of the late John E. Morey, to-day. The meetings of the Religio Philosophi cal Society will reopen to-morrow evening at room 6 Durand Building. The clam bake which was to have been held at Forest Lawn yesterday was postponed until to-day on account of the rain. The first rehearsal of the United Singers of Rochester under the direction of Henry Greiner at 2:30 o'clock to-morrow afternoon at Germania Hall. There will be a musical and literary entertainment at Temperance Hall, No. 143 West avenue, under the direction of Sues J essie Carroll and May Griffin, next Tuesday evening. District School No. 3, of the town of Gates, will open at the corner of Chili ave nue and Gardiner road next Mondav. Miss Nellie Loughborough and Miss Sadi4 Young will teach. Lyell Avenue Lodge, I. O. Q. T. , will give a pie social ' ' in their rooms, corner Lyell avenue and Childs street, on next Tuesday evening. Members of Good Tem plar lodges are cordially invited. A party of the friends of Charles D. Stewart assembled at hia residence. No. 98 Broadway, last evening to celebrate the anniversary of his birthday. Mr. Stewart re ceived many beautiful and valuable cres- ents. The'iron bridge that the Edison Electrio Company is building to throw across the canal from its works on Edison street to Aqueduct street, ia nearly oompleted, and will be placed in position in about two weeks. The young people of the German Evan gelical (Jhurch on Hudson street will have a literary and social entertainment next Wed nesday evening at the residence of John Vas- seler, corner of Alexander street and Penn sylvania avenue. The yacht race for the Wolters' cup which was to have been sailed Thursday afternoon ofiC Charlotte, but was postponed on account of the weather will be sailed this afternoen at 2 o'clock, under the conditions previously announced. At the first entertainment of the Scottish Thistie Social Club in its new hall in the Newell Block last evening, the following took part. Messrs. Forbes, Sutherland, J. and R. Innes, J. Hender son, Hume, Gray. Browning, Lokie, Dal ton and Macdonald. After the literary and musical programme the many present enjoyed a number of dances. Robert Rickard, president of the Roch ester Trades' Assembly, states that the fed eration of Labor had no hand in the nomi nation of I. S. Emery for Congress. The Federation is represented in Rochester by at least eighteen organized bodies, including the Moulders, Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators, Cigar Makers, Truckmen, Hack men, Shoemakers, Bakers, Cabinet Mak ers. Machinists and Blacksmiths. Decisions Handed Down. The following decisions were yesterday received from Judge RumBey : Patrick Flaherty vs. Joseph Little ; motion denied without costs. Woolton vs. Plaisted ; mo tion to correct judgment denied. The judg ment as entered is correct. No costs. Rochester Railway Company vs. Robinson ; same vs. Reinfelt : motion of appellant for a commission denied with costs. Opinion. Preston vs. Lackawanna & Southwestern Railroad Company ; motion for receiver de nied with $10 costs. Opinion. St. Peter's Church, Afternoon worship with preaching at 4 :30 o'clock will bo resumed at St. Peter's Presbyterian Church to-morrow. The pas tor has returned from the Adirondacks, and will occupy his pulpit. The quartette choir will sing Wiegand's "Sweet is the Work," and Buck's ' Sing Alleluia Forth. " This service has proved itself for the cast three years very attractive and DODular. especially with young people, and no pains will be spared to make it increas ingly so in the future. After More Property. The Rochester Street Railway Company is negotiating for the purchase of the John A. Davis property on Alexander street and also the property adjoining Canfield Place. The company proposes to extend the Park avenue line across to South Union street and thus avoid the turn on Alexander street. This change is made necessary on account of the narrowness of Gardner park which will not admit of double tracks. Sea Breeze Liquor Sellers. Christopher Heilbronn, George Brewer, Arthur Schneider and Clement Rosenbauer, charred with selline liauor on Sunday at Sea Breeze, were brought up before Justice Coy, of Irondequoit, yesterday. All the caaes were adjourned. Heilbronn and Brewer's cases to September 25th, and the others to September 29th. John Siddons's Will. The will of the late John Siddons was ad mitted to probate yesterday. It devised an estate valued at $75, 000, of which $40, 000 is personal property, to the widow. Letitia tiiddons, who is made exeoutrix. Ha Must Settle. Clinton TesEarday H. Martin was m Police Court charged with non-support. He was held ia per week. fSoO bail to pay hig wife $4 1 3 A.M.- i -59 1 B a. n. fa 69 1 I A -I: THE WILCOX WILL CONTEST. Litigation Arising Over the Division Large Estate. of , The alleged will of the late Samuel Wilcox, of Mendon, has been offered for probate, and objections have been filed by the brothers and sisters of the deoeased. The hearing will take place before Surrogate Adlington next Wednesday. The will disposes of an estate valued at nearly flOO, 000, con-sisisting of three large farms in Mich igan, property in the village oi uone-oye Falls, farms and other real estate in the town of Mendon and considerable personal property. - - - The provisions of the will are: After providing for the payment of all debts and funeral expenses and appropriating $1, 000 for the purchase of a monument, fl 1,000 is devised to Hannah Wilcox, fl 1,000 to George Hubbell, one of the executors ; the use of $7, 000 to Mrs. Lorinda Kendall, of Syracuse, sister of the deceased ; $7, UOO to Mrs. Rich, 7, 000 to the hitter's daughter, Susan Richards, and 4, COO to Frederick HubbelL The remainder of the estate is devised in equal shares to Hannah Hubbell, her son George, Mary Rich and Susie Richards. Besides George Hubbell, Smith Porter, of Mendon, is named as executor. The contestants are : Alexander Wilcox, of Michigan : William Wilcox, of Pennsylvania ; and Sylvester Wilcox, of Honeoye Falls, brothers, and Mrs. Lorinda Kendall, of Syracuse, and Mrs. Mary Rich of Mendon, sisters of the testator. Their attorney is C. D. Kiehel, of this city, and the proponents' Clarence Shuart, of Hon eoye Falls, with Horace MoGuire as counsel. The allegations on which the contest rests are : That Goorge Hubbell, appointed as one of the executors of the alleged will, has intentionally and willfully erased, changed and inserted words in it since the death of the testator ; that the amounts bequeathed in the second and third devises have been wilfully increased from $7, OOO to $ 11, 000 by the parties in interest or some one in their behalf. THIRD DISTRICT CONVENTION. Names of the Delegates Who Will Meet at Spencerport To-day. The Third assembly district Republican convention will be held at noon to-day at Lincoln hall in the village of Spencerport, The delegates are as follows : CHILI. D. H. Ely, R. C. Harmon. Rynaer Tumson, W. P. Squires, JE. M. Ben an. CLARKSOJf. Frank Seeman, Robert McCormick, Joseph Ivenson, E. K. Campbell, J. M. Garrison. GATES. A. G. Wright, E. C. Campbell, E. S. Patten, - Jeremiah Smith, Carlisle Barsdale. GREECE. John M. Allen, D. D. Budd, Samuel Markham, John A. Post, Michael KinSeila. - ' - OGDEN. P. G. Smith, George Hill, S. F. Smith, John Pierce, J. D. Brigham. 1 PAJIMi. B. J. Collins, J. H. Breeze, Henry Woodhams, Charles Butcher, Artemas Curt18- - - RIGA. D. J. W. Craig, - J. Mcintosh, James Brew, A. A. Davis, . William Blue. SWEDES.- Frank Bordwell, David D. Williams, John Roberts, Luther Thomas, Charles Fordham. HiMLIS. H. James Shey, Melville Morey, Henry Billings, F. F. Nesbit, Joseph ulupman. f k WHEATLAND, ' , , , David Nichols, E. H. Slocum, Duncan McQueen, J. F. Ward, Herbert Post. AMUSEMENTS. There will ba a matinee and evening performance of ' Queen of the Plains at the Opera House to-day. Next week the McCafltery-Dempsey Burlesque Company. Another large audience witnessed the performance of ' ' The Charity Ball ' ' last evening at the Lyceum. The engagement will close with a matinee and evening per formance to-day. 'The World Against Her ' will be presented at a matinee this afternoon and again in the evening for the last time at tne Academy. Next week ' ' Master and Man ' ' and ' Fort Donelson. ' ' Chautauqua Circles. The time prescribed for the Chautauqua reading course extends from October to July, and some of the active working circles of the city are already making preparations for the coming season's study. Vinoent Circle will hold its first meeting to-night at the residence of Thomas Greener, No. 90 Edinburgh street. The Polenagnian Circle will meet on Monday evening next at the First Methodist Church. Any persons in terested in the course of reading or who may desire information respecting it will do well to visit one or other of these circles. The course of study for the current year is exceedingly interesting and attractive, and it is expected that the number of readers in Rochester will be largely increased. Almost a Wreck. The staunch Yosemite, Captain Murray's faithful ferry boat, came near being ship wrecked yesterday morning. The oonstaut rains of the last few days have so swelled the Genesee that there was a current at the mouth of the river, which Captain Murray well knew it was dangerous to cross, but impelled bv a sense of public duty he en deavored to do so. Ihe force of the current snanped the chain and the Yosemite drifted helplessly out towards the Lake. She was rescued by Captain Doyle's life-saving crew, who pulled out to hor and towed her to a place of safety. Captain Murray is very grateful for the prompt help, and wishes to publicly -express his thanks to Captain Doyle and his crew. r New Street Commission. ErastusL. Ely, - H. F. Reminrton and Dwignt Knapp, nave been appointed com missioners of appraisal, by Judge Werner, in the opening of the new street from Clif ford to Avenue A. They will have their first sitting on the 17th inst. . A Presentation. Last evening D. D. Great Sachem William M. Wood of Hi-O-Ka-Too tribe I. O. It. M. , was presented with a past sachem's gold jewel oa his retirement from otlica. Past Sachem George P. Bailey made the presen tation address which was ably responded to by Brother vv ood. Another Burglary. Foster & Hennessey's musio store, No. 60 State street, was entered by burglrrs Thursday night and a number of harmonicas. three violins and two guitars stolen, en trance was effected through the transom as the front entrance. THE PR0FESSI0NAUUR0R8 Some Who Have Served Often During the Past Year. CONSTABLE GRIFFIN CHAMPION A Few Interesting Facts as to tha Person nel of Rochester Coroners' Juries Possible Reasons for this Btate of Affairs Suggested. There Is a popular superstition that most of the gentlemen who act oa coroners' juries in this city are men of large and long experience in the duties of that position, that they love the work for the money there is in it, that they rather seek the subpoenas that most men are Inclined to avoid and in fact rather place themselves in the position of men hanging around for odd jobs of determining causes of death at tl per day. The popular mind is also impressed with the idea that these men are not selected on account of tbe possession by tbem in a marked degree of the legal and mental qualifications for the duty ; but rather for reasons connected with the convenience of the constable summoning the jury and the pecuniary benefit of the coroner presiding over its deliberations. A reporter of the Democrat and Chkoniclk has investigated the matter and found the popular .belief to be well founded. The results of the investigation suggest the necessity of a reform in the method of selecting coroners' jurors and possibly, the advisability of abolishing altogether the office of the coroner. There have been ninety-five coroner's juries in Rochester since September 12, 1889, and oi those who composed them there were very few who did not serve as jurors very often. During that time Constable P. IL GrifSn sat as juror twenty-seven times. Martin Young, according to the directory, a barber at No. 64 Frontstreet, is second in the list, having served in twenty -four of the ninety-five juries, while George - A. Scheidnagel, a hackman, occupies the third post of honor, having served seventeen times. George Hartman has Berved fifteen times and Duncan C. Tillson, a reporter on an afternoon paper, has been on fourteen of the juries, while Philip Bender, undertaker, E. P. Doty, another undertaker at No. 93 North Clinton street, James v eeger, a driver, and vv. vv . Newell, who has no occupation, according to the directory, have each served thirteen times. Louis Schauman, undertaker, has been on cloven of the ninety-five juries, while P. J. Klingler and Bernard O'Reilly, Jr. . both undertakers, have each served ten times. Those who served on nine juries are Georce J. Bender. John E. Maier, William Rosaenbach, undertakers, Joseph M. Hutter, a porter, and William B. Davis. One undertaker, W. V, Maier, two un dertakers' drivers, William Alter and John Chafiar, two undertakers' clerks, H. C. Hermaace and B. F. Cobb, and a conduc tor, vv. H. liiggins, have adorned tne jury eight times. Henry Bender, R. A. Stone, an under takers' clerk ; Fred Preston, a driver.; Hora tio Hall, a tinsmith; and VV. P. Colvin, druggist, sat seven times. L. W. Maier, George Masseth, Henry Rossenbach, John A. Mattle, William Marzhauser, under takers : Joseph B. Moser, an undertaker's driver ; Michael GreennageL, F. Gruber, Freeborn B. Raymond and W. A. Green can each lay claim to having been a coro ner's iuror six times within the year, not to speak of the many times before this his tory begins. Those who had Ave times been paid 50 cents a day bv the coroner were F. A. Ben der, Jr. , Andrew Weaver, John Runacre, William Bauer, John Sdhleier, C. Hagele and J ohn McCarthy. - Lyman Johnson, whom the directory fails to record as having any occupation and who lives at No. 0 Hill street. Prank Fay, Thomas Rae. Iseil J. McTaggart, Charlea Gerger. Henry Strauch, C. Derleth, J. B. Burkhardt, William Ward E. A. Punch, William B. HalL Joseph Quaitrough, C. Chapman and numerous others have four times served, while the list of those who have thrice and twice served would make half a column in the Demockat asd Chkos-iclk. No attempt was made to look up the juries further back than last September. There can be no doubt that the above- named gentlemen have had plenty of expe rience and are well qualified to serve in that respect. And of course no one will gainsay their right to serve on as many juries as they want to. unless some of them are not free-holders, which ac cording to law, disqualifies any man from doing jury duty, btill it looks as if there must be Borne occult reason why the constable so persistently avoids getting new blood on the juries. Is it because these 60-called ' 1 professional ' ' jurors are willing to cash their orders with the coroner for half the money, thereby allowing that official to make a little ' ' scale ' ' for himself, that they are so frequently impanelled? It is a notorious fact that, while a juror is entitled to $ 1 per day for each day of service, and can get his money at any time upon presenta tion of the coroner's certificate at the county treasurer's office, it is selaom that he does 60. In order to avoid ' ' trouble and delay ' ' tha juror will transfer his claim to the coroner for 50 cents. As a general rule the coroner makes f6 out of every Inquest of a day's duration. As a result. of this pernicious custom, only such inen hs are willing to ' divide, ' ' and are within easy reach of the undertaking establishment where the inquest is held are, as a rule, 8ubpnaed by the constable. It is a noticeable fact, in this connection, that the citizen who has the temerity to keep his certificate in order to cash it at tho county treasurer's office for its face value. is never annoyed by being called to servo oa a jury again. The composition of ' the coroner's jury which a short time ago sat to determine the cause of the death of ex-Coroner Sharpe and showed itself particularly sensitive in regard to an expression of the popular belief, with a reference to which this article opens, was as follows : The times of several mentioned are within the year. Lyman Johnson, four times; James P. Evans, four times; James W, Spencer, three timen : James Weeper, fourteen times; Thomas Knorr, J. Michael, M. Thistle, J. Knope, P. H. Griilin, twenty-seven times; B. O'Reilly, Jr., ten times, and W. P. Colvin, seven times. ' ' For my part, ' ' said a prominent lawyer with whom the reporter had some conversation concerning the duties and powers of coroners' juries, "Isee no reason why thev and the office of coroner should not be relegated to the other relics of the dark ages whence they date their origin. The result of an in.juest has no weight at a trial, and the sheriff could perform the duties of the office very easily. He could be given the power to order an autopsy and carry oh an examination into the cause of death. It certainly should be tha dutv of the coroner to get other jurors than those who are inclined to serve habitually. But, these men are easy to subpoena because, like buzzards, they're watching for dead bodies, and most good citizens feel a certain prejudice a-ainss sitting on a 'crowner'i quest'. There is a feeling against viewing dk.flpired corpses and 1 don't much blame a citizen for not car.ng to serve. Besides the fees do not compensate for an ordinary man's lo f time. EXECUTIVE BOARD. Discussing the Advisabuity or s.nking Another Well at Gates. At yestorday morning' meeting of the Executive Board Captain A. O. Mack reported that the inspection of the water ser vices of the city had Deen compieteu. ia the public and private schools the services were found in good condition with one exception. No more ' ' Niagara flushing closets ' ' are in use and those reported last week to be in use are being taken out. Chief Engineer Kuichling was authorized to purchase eighty tons of water pipe from the Jackson V oodin manufacturing cum- rcany at f as. a net per ion, vo db uw m the extensions recently ordered by the Com mon Council. The Board discussed the advisabnity of sinking another well adjacent to the Gates ell, and will decide to-day or .uouuay what is the best thing to do to increase the flow and further test the capacity of tha springs. Pumping at tho Gates well wa temporarily discontinued last Thursday. Second Clsro-Bake. On account of the great success ef the clam-bake at Windsor Beacn last fctunaay the proprietor, H. W. Updike, of the Lake Bluff Hotel, will give another one of hia most celebrated bakes next Sunday at tha same place, and ample provisions will ba provided for all. Go and have a good time and see what a fine clam-baka the genial host can make. Tho Wonderful Eddiaon Fire Extinguish er In Actual Service. An exhibition of the practical workings of the Eddison electrical fire extinguisher came off yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock in front of the Court House. Several thousand spectators were present among them being: our most prominent business men oi tna city including members of the Executive Board and Fire Departments. A frame structure 12 feet square and 14 tiph had been erected, the same being coated with, coal tar and filled with inflammable material, consisting of kindling wood and shavings and saturated with kerosene oil, tar, etc. When the match was applied tne crowd were driven back by the intense heat, the flames shooting forty or fifty feet into the air and fllfing the vacuity of West Main street with dense smoke. When the flames had reached the highest point, the gentleman who operated the extinguisher turned a small bar on the top of a machine and in ten seconds every spark of fire was extinguished, at which tho crowd showed their hearty approbation by generous applause. Several prominent business men of this city, among them being James barcent, of Sargent & Greenleaf, H. H. Love, Moses B. Marks, Carl Mensing, IL T. Tucker, and A. H. Chapin, having secured the exclusive sale of this extinguisher ara about to organize a joint stock company with a capital stock of f50, 000, for the purpose of introducing this machine ia Western and Ceutral New York. We bespeak for this new wide awake business concern the success they so richly deserve. Office Jackson's Arcade Book Store, Rochester, N. Y. Grand Millinery Opening. We are pleased to announce that our regular fall opening of imported hats and bonnets will take place on next Tuesday and Wednesday, September 16th and 17th. Five thousand invitations have been sent to our customers, but as our constituency ia very much larger, many may have been missed that we would be glad to send a special invitation to. We therefore say to all, come on the above days, all are welcome. We will exhibit a stock of millinery by far the largest in this part of the state, and an importation of French made up goods that wiil indicate the fall and whiter fashions. J. Fahi & Co. Drugs Cheap. Dake Brothers' price list: Emulsion cod liver oil, 60o: beef, iron and wine, 50c ; 15 rolls toilet paper, $1; sarsaparilia, 50c; 3 brush brooms for 25c ; transparent glycerine soap, 8 cakes 15a: fine hair brush, 25c; cosnioline, 8 bottles i6o. One price to all. Come and see our prices. North avenue corner Franklin street. French Serge Dress Goods. , Large new assortments opened to-day of most uncommon value at 50c, 75c and fl. A. S. Mann & Co. Political Robbers. STARTLING PACTS ABOCT ROCHESTER S POLI TICIANS AND TIIE1R EXrOSE. The Sunday Star will to-day expose mora of our political favorites, in a style that will surprise all. Don't fail to get the only clean Sunday paper the Sunday Star ! Two-thikds of our store ia blockaded. If you want dress goods of any description, now is your opportunity. Tho knife has again been applied to prices. The room must be had at any cost. Burke, FitzSimoks, Hone & Co. School Book Covers Free. Covers for your school books boys and girls, free, at Onrr. Price Beck's, 196 East Main street. Ixtest 1 a week in North Goodman Street Building Lot Association. Hosiery sale at Garson 's at prices from 10c pair to 7oc. Specials, fine plain colored hose, in mode shades and plain white 15o, two for 25c. Guaranteed fast black hose, 20c, three for 0c. Also, 5o and 0o black sanitary cotton and wool hose, 20o, three for 50c pair. At Garbox'h. HorssKEEPens, do not let a day go by without sotiing the blankets which are such biankety big bargaius at the great clearing out sale of Bcbke, FtteSimons, Hoke & Co. 's. n ats at jobbers' prices at Meng & 6ha-fer's, the one-price hatters and furriers. A Desirable Place For Sale at Auction. The nouee and lot No. SI Manhattan street, i to be sold at auction in foreclosure at the Court House Thursday the 18th, at 10 o'olock. Inquire for particulars 30? Eilwangcx & Barry Building. Fine Line of Umbrellas 75c upwards, at Gaksos's. From Wis warrant our 3 derbys to be non-breakable and fast colors. We Lave them in all the leading and latest shape. Call and see theui at Mene Pros. Charles and Bruno Q. linojj 1 3 State street. ?i. 25 Next Sunday ?i. 35. 'UVEFALO ANB XIAGAUa KAIXS. The Erie popular excursion -fpecial tra'n at 9 A. M. Good coaches and quick tinm. A gift free to evory passenger book '.;-ara. illustrated and decrq't: ct tha Iii. Tickuts at No. la Exchange struct. Extraordinary Bargains in Jackets. Black corkscrew, dark broadcloth and fancy stvles reduced to f 1 and f " to cinjo Ottt. Spring and fall weights not many. A. . Ma. v.n & (jo. Black and colored suspenders, in elegant designs, from 60cto$i.a5 pair. At Oarsox's. I t ft I 1

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