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   Yates County Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 18, 1885, Penn Yan, New York                            THE CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18. gfemttfe freatilentlal Succession. Steven B. Aijres, Editor. Southern Dakota wants to bo a State. Will Ilusted or Erwin be Speaker of the Assembly Senator Teller has introduced a bill providing for, the unlimited coinage ol silver. Toombs thought that Jeffer- son Davis did more harm than good to the Confederate cause. The net earnings of tho New York Central railway are two millions less than last year. Only eight millions this year. Jay Gould is now said to be trying to obtain control of the Central Hud- son. Thought he was going to leave Wall street London is excited over hydrophobia and all the policemen havo been sent to limiting dogs. So far this year 000 canines have been captured. Logan will be tho Republican leader in the Senate. He is now getting into fighting trim and ready to cross swords with President Cleveland. Senator Vest says that there are more saloons in Maine than in West Virginia. Tho liquor traflie is a great evil and Senator Vest.ought to pull it down. Cornelius Vanderbilt is forty years old and an officer of several religions organizations. Thus is disproved Hie too common idea that the good die young. An insane woman set fire to a dwel- ling house at Ol.ympin, Washington Territory, nailed tip the doors and burned herself and four children to death. f A Waterloo woman has a lamp- chimney that has been in use twenty- five years without being broken. It is safe to say that it was never in use during her courting days. l  former Mrs. Lee. EDITOR CHRONICLE I notice that one of the village maps gives the name of Keuka River to the outlet of Keuka Lake. From my earliest recollection this stream has borne the indefinite and meaningless name of the Outlet. There is no sig- j nificationin this. C'anandaiguaLake has a similar with 1he ex- ception that it does not resemble that oE Keuka in any other respect than the name. Other lakes have outlets. In fact they all have them, either vis- ible or invisible, it is safe to presume. The Indian name given to the out- let ot Keuka Lake was MINXKSETAH, meaning "clear water." I, for one like to see the Indian name of every stream, lake, mountain, hill, valley and all other characteristics land- scape maintained. The Indian name has a signification which ought to be perpetuated. Let us restore to Minneselah the outlet which is hers by all the fair- ness oE impartial history, both oral and written. It was a designation given it by the possessors oE tho soil and hunting and fishing grounds-bofore the white man dream- ed of the conquest of the American continent. By tho courtesy of pre- emption laws as well as of inheritance and transmission sanctioned by cen- turies oE undisputed possession, tho Indian name in every instance is en- titled to the floor. We likewise mvo it to the Red Sons of tho Forest to pay this tribute to their memory and rhe sacredness of their traditions, since it is only in name that we can render to the Aborigines tho things which were theirs. Give us Minneselah instead of the Navigation oE tho jilinneselah, (let us call has already assumed the proportions a problem. During the past season of navigation it has been almost n daily one. Let the steamboat companies combine and early next spring dredge out the channel from the foot oE the lake to the docks in Penu Yan. The people of Penn Yan should contribute liber- ally to have this work thoroughly performed. They cannot afford to close their pocketbooks against it. For, manifestly, unless tho channel the stream is dredged the steam- boats must, ere suspend naviga- tion Earlhcr than the foot of thelake. Such a condition of navigation over the lake would suspend a largo pro- portion of the travel and freight traf- fic. It woul'f prove a sore inconven- ience as well as a great loss to the business interests ol the village and the traveling public generally. Ship- pers would avoid the necessity of transportation overland by wagons which such a would in- volve. It would be an additional ex- pense which another direction would avoid. Incidental to the dredging, several acres ot marsh laiul that has been made such by an unnatural overflow, contiguous to Penn Yan and covered with unsightly stumps, would thereby bo mostly drained, and its malaria- breeding bed would bo robbed of much of its unhealthy influence upon the community. THE OUTUOT Let us out with it! A stream of -so much importance, should, as Shakspcre says, have "a local habitation and a name." On ils banks tho village of Penn Yan is sit- uated. A portion of Hie stream is navigated by all Hie steamers of Keuka Lake. Along the stream many manufacturing wheels are whirring, and along its devious course to Sen- eca Lake area variety oE pioturesqe scenes. These and other considera- tions 1 might give, deserve the recog- nition oE the beautiful and appro- priate Indian garb of Minncse'uli MILKS A. DAVIH. Massachusetts Reform Club gave a reception and dinner to Dor- man B. Eaton Saturday. numerous have become the vis- itors at Professors Ward's natural his- tory workshop in Rochester, where the skeleton and hide of the elephant Jumbo are being mounted, that the professor has been obliged to close the doors lo the public and to publish a card requesting the people to wait till the work is finished. Missouri Cremation Society has -100 twenty-five of whom are women. inmate of ths ount.v infirmary, who died on Friday it tlie age 51 years, is declared to have taken thirty-two gallons lau- danum within the eight years pro- ceeding his death. Crown Prince oE Germany said three years ago that no crowned head had impressed him so much with a sense ot his ability as King Al- fonso. He was first greatly struck with him when -the King was a stu- dent at Vienna. the Duke cf Argyll increases in years his influence and reputation decline. No member of his family has any reputation for capacity or political position, and Lord Lome is not thought in the least a greater per- sonage because ho is the Queen's soil- in- law. lie was defeated in the re- cent elections. tho stomach oE a thirty-seven pound codfish sold in the fish market of Iljoerring, Denmark, one day in November, were found another cod fifteen inches long, and a very largo and fat duck, perfectly fresh, and apparently swallowed alive and whole. Except for a bite on the neck it was uninjured. bequeathed to Vaii- derbilt university by W. H, Vander- bilt will probably be used in the erec- tion of a fire-proof library building and the purchase ot books for the same. Dudley, tho assailant ot O'Donovan Rossa, who is in tho in sane asylum at Middleton, N, Y., causes so much trouble that the State Board of Charities intend to make an effort to send her back to England. J. who cut his wife's throat last Juno at Indianapo- lis, has been found guilty and senten ced to death. When Phillips killed his wife ho cut his own throat. He now breathes thriugh a tube in his throat, and thieatcns to pull it out tuul end liisJifc rather than hang. split has occurred in ths ranks of the Royalist party in Spain and the rival sections are violent in their de- nunciations of each other. The breach took place at a meeting ot the Royal ist club Tuesday night when a stormy discussion arose, which, culminated in an exchange of blows by some of the members. The section headed by Senor C.inovn Del Castcllo, ex-prime minister, withilrow from the club room. Sennr Romera Y. Robiedo, ex-minister of the interior, leads the schismatics, The Royalists followers are dismayed nt the rupturo. Gilbert's Cough Balsam is entirely a new combination, pleasant to the taste and by far the most efficient cough medicine over made. For salo by T. F. Whoelor, W. W. Quacken- bush, Penn Yan, and F. C. Ilobart, Potter. Of nil druggists. Is a cor.stlliillonr.! disc isc, caused by .scroTu- ICHIS tain; In U B blooil. Hood's Ssrsaparllla, Iteiiif; n eoiisiituUoual lemoily, ruriflcs tho blood, Imlld.s up thy whole system, ami 1'Cr- manently clues oatanh. Thousands of people Miffoicd severely with this disagiecablo disease, testify With nicaswc that cat.inll Can be c-uied by lulling llu d's Sampaiil! i, Mrs. Alfred (.'it.miiiglinin, Fallon Avenue, it. says: "I li.ivo suffered will; 111 my head for years ni.il pud irt hundred of dollars for modirim's IniL heretofore icccncd only t'-miKiniry relief. I iieg.in to liiKu Jlood's S.'iMij] uill.i, mid nov. i.iy ratlin h is no nly rmvd, HIP of :nv bitdj is ;-il i my i'i f.u-l, I fct-llikt1 I her Kurd's K.'.i- .nili.i is llio f II..MJ -i 'ii, tln> oi'lvr-ie di-i L i 01! i '.I r CMliI.iHj I'L'ill'! lit U" A 11 emuu In M.iss., ivlio TVHS Cured Editor Barry, of tho Pal- ad i tint, lias been appointed post nnstor of his city. The President, kind to tlio uditore Of catarrh Hood's Rarsaparil'n, "I would nut t iko any iimnc-ycd consideration fur tlie pood oiu1 1'Ottlc did me If you .ire n not ut 1 iking a simple lomi'dy till jour I'n nchial lnhcsor lunps aro ei'M-'iirptu n has KTIIICL! a ImM i -inn Ho iM-c in t nir flowfrnn '.ill i-' Hi  ou nntinnjf Ui -w if I ii ivli.it ynu van I. FOR couUitihig S rooms, in ,'ood rcpnir, ni ,tn acre of l.ind, nonii well, cN crn, fruit, jrood location nn tlic c tst side ol the Mluwl tor i hotisv on the WUM bide ot the Mil Altncr.irm n! .ilimit 'fl acres loc.ilucl on SCHCL.I ncwhniiM.-. nivjliuMi) tnrfri.it, iblc incf. A in Penn Y.m will he taken for trt I-'OR -r.irm cnimiiinirr .HTCS ol Ijiin, located iic.irrjilriijdtt.itkn. no, waste land, jino-l .mn-e, and ull suppled with choice nut, well fcticul, a yood productive iarni and in -ood conilitmn. I hu sold i cry low .tnd on easy 'OH uci-fti nffliolcc Onpn w ith i' irrjp -s tvrn yc m njtl, Nu wtisti' Lui't, h.ilMnrn nil HMdy for Xwn- the i ike; will bL- I LTV- low .Mid easy UTtn-. of n or inorr- en Sciifi-.i Lake-, in piiy I Choice put of i ai-wt Hnnn-. sfaiion Lurtr- quaruit} u.' fri U. good lo aiioti. j ce. t-rnin. j V containinu; abnu ID rooms, in jfond ditian, chuice iti lul, slab c, we 1, ctb- tern. (food cu lar, I'ruit, qt a bargain, t G, C. Estate isent, Office Bin-. Grand Display and Special Sale of HOLIDAY GOODS. T. F. WHEELER ILiving anticipated tlic wants of tho IVople of Yatcs County, has placed on sale the Finest Stock of Holiday Goods ever offeicd Cor sale in this mar- ket. At nis Drug Store, cor. Slain and Elm Streets, may be found an Immense Stock. Tho Largest and Best Assortment, an'd Best Bar- gains ill Holiday and 1'ancy Goods west of Xew York City. His Holiday Stock comprises a very desirable line of Fine and Elegant Goods from the first and best For- eign and American Manufacturers, and the goods will be sold at prices that I DEFY ALL COMPETITION I His Holiday Stock consists of an Elegant lot of Leather. Plush and Satin Hand Painted, Hard Rubber, Celluloid, and Florence Toilet Sets and Cases, Plush and Satin Hand Painted Whisk Broom and Hair Brush Pockets, with Bono and Ivory Handle Whisks. Turkey, Russin, Seal, Alligator, Velvet, and Calf Wallets, and ALBUMS, Lovely Papefceries in Plush nud Satin, Handkerchief and Glove Boxes, beauti- ful Cabinet Photograph Frames in Gilt, Ebony, Plush and Satin, (Hand Elegant Plush Odor Cases, Manicure Sets, and exquisite Perfumes iu Cut Glass Bottles, and Elegant line, of Hand, Stand. LIBRARY AND HANGING LAMPS. A Beautiful lino of Cut, Pressed and Engraved Glast, Goods in "Vases, Bottles, Toilet and other Sets. Decorated Bohemian Glassware, Vases. Botlles, etc. Toys, Dolls, Games, Ten Pins, Banks. Tool Chests. Tea Sets, Elegant Christmas Cards and Christmas Books for the Children. A very Elegant lino ot I In Cups, and Saucers, Plates, Mugs, Milk Sets. Sugars and Creamers, Cus- pidores. Also the Celebrated AVedgcwood Ware, tho handsomest Im- Best Manufacturers of England, Ireland. France, and Germany, an unlimited assortment, of China Cups and Saucers. A line of Beautiful new Russet Leather goods for Collars and Cuffs. FINE DOMESTIC and HAVANA CIGARS. Also Thousands of New Novelties loo numerous lo enumerate At the CORNER DRUG STORE MAIN AND ELM STS. This is the place to buy your Holiday Presents. iT CERTAjjMLY_PAYS everybody, rich ami pour, blind iiicl Imiie, sick i.inl woll At no oilier pliic.0 ia Vntes County with siifh ii chniifp fur selection from a wil'i the best of cutting mill fitting, as AT DOMAHUE fc BRQ.'S Arcade Blork, L'enn Van, N. V. Alllm (In- block (ifl'urcd this Spring lurjjc. now have a supply very imu-li BEFORF. To kucp up with uur business wo employ more limn a score of workmen ami our store is tilted with every Facility for pood and cilret'ul work. Vc I'vop REAjPY_MAP_E_C_l.OTHiMC, HATS, and tiqntlemeifs Fnrnis-liinir Goods of every Try us ami w "rnsua: K-i' Miti-l'ni-lioii. E. D.'iialinc Hro., IVnu Van. McCnrty Brothers have jiibt opc'iied thc-ir new sloiv, No. 21, corner Jluiu and Jacob with a loi go and stock of GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS, Foreign Domrstiu C.ninr.-d Goods. Coffees, .Spiffs, Etc. Queensware, Lamp goods, French. English and German China. pi-noral lino of fnncy for the liolirlny Irpili- SPECIAL BARGAINS IN TLA SETS, DINNER SETS, CHAMBER SETS AND LIBRARY LAM PS.- U'L- extra choice Broods a specialty Our prifos an-1 t-Ii the story- Conn and sec us and be convince-'! ih tt vv mean ILL: v. iy.   

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