- Next Tuesday week is the regular quarterly fair day.
- If yon want a baby carriage go to Gallagher's Bargain Store. He has sold sixteen baby
carriages this summer, more than all the other dealers put together.
- The Public and High Schools open on Monday next.
- Bargains in Lead Pencils, Slates, Pens, scribbling and. exercise books, foolscap, all
kinds of school supplies at Gallagher's Bargain Store.
- On Saturday evening last a couple of youngsters belonging to Thomas Nelson
were engaged in firing stones at boys in front of Baker's restaurant when one of the
missels missed its mark and broke a large pane of glass in the restaurant window.
- Buy your school books at Gallagher's Bargain Store and save money.
- The Belleville School Board have decided that in future pupils from outside the
city limits attending their High School will have to pay a fee of $8 for the coming term,
and $5 for each of the other terms, making $18 for the year. Napanee charges just one-third that amount.
- Excursion to Kingston, Montreal and Quebec: Napanee to Kingston, 75c.; Napanee
to Montreal, $6.05 ; Napanee to Quebec, $9 00. Tickets good to go August 27, 28, 29 and 30th,
and to return until September 13th. J. L. Boyes, Ticket Agent.
- The Deseronto's excursion on Saturday evening last was very well attended. The
usual trip to Davy's Island and Glenora was taken.
- Vandusen, the celebrated low-priced manufacturer or first-class harness, has a fine
stock of everything in his line, including
harness of every description, whips, curry-combs. brushes, lap rugs. patent sweat collars,
etc., which he is prepared to sell at prices which will astonish the natives. Go and see
his stock. Next to the Campbell House.
- A couple of Gipsy wagons, with their usual contents of children and old kettles,
passed through town on Tuesday going west. They were a hard looking lot.
- Just received this week a fine assortment of
toilet soaps. We have the Baby's Own at 10
cents per cake. Sea Foam, 7 cents, Oat Meal
soap, 7c, London Bouquet, a fine large cake,
for 7c, glycerine soap, 12 cakes for 20 cents,
also a new lot of the latest books and novels
just added to our lending library. You can
read a week for 10 cents, or 2 cents per day,
at the 7 Cent Store, west of the Campbell House. -- R. Vance.
- The job of grading Robert street is nearing completion at last. It has been a
long job, and the residents on the street will be glad when the work is finished.
- Go to Lockwood's for the cheapest School
Books and supplies. Haggard's latest novels,
also The Delineator and other fashion books,
baskets, hammocks and express wagons in
great variety. A very pretty line in jewelry
worthy of inspection. Wall paper and all
seasonable goods very cheap. Give him a call.
- School Books, slightly damaged, but
just as good as new ones for use, can be
had at Madden's Bookstore. Save your
money by buying everything you want for
school at Maddens.
- Boyle & Son. Are now offering the finest assortment of Bird Cages, Toilet Ware,
Crumb Brushes and Trays, Sad Irons and carpet sweepers, that have ever been brought
to town at a very low figure. They are worth seeing if you do not buy. Call at BOYLE & Sons.
- A team of the Napanee cricket club goes to Toronto this evening, and will play
Toronto club to-morrow. Mr. Fred. Richardson went up this morning. We wish our boys success.
- Silverware is being sold at prices never offered before in Napanee. For instance, pickle
cruets with fork at $1.25, also butter cooler at $1.00, five-bottle cruets, splendidly chased, for
$3.35, best quality plate, and everything else
in proportion, at ARNOTT'S, next to the telephone office.
- Immense Bargains in Self-sealers, fishing tackle, base ball goods and toilet soaps at
Gallagher's Bargain Store.
- Toronto and Park Nine base ball clubs play an exhibition game at Kingston on
Wednesday, Aug. 31st. Return tickets for that day 95 cents.
- On Wednesday a poor demented man named Thomas Elmore was brought before
His Worship on a charge of vagrancy. He was kept in confinement till Thursday
morning when he was allowed to go on promising to leave town.
- Several members of our local band are forming themselves into an orchestra,
under the leadership of Mr. Amos. Kimimerly. The orchester will probably consist
of seven pieces -- two violins, cornet,
clarionet, piccalo, flute and bass viol. A fine new instrument of the latter class has
been purchased in Toronto at a cost of $40. It is of English make, and a good one. It
is expected that practise will be commenced
in a few days. The want of an organization of this kind has long been felt.
- Chinneck has just received a fine new line
of Spectacles and eye-glasses of the celebrated Stanley brand. He is able to fit in a
satisfactory manner any sight or age, and at much
less expense than for those of the same quality in any other make.
The General Committee named to make all the arrangements met in the Town
Hall Napanee, on Tuesday evening the 23rd inst.|
The Farmer's Institute was represented when the following names were added to the General Committee.
- Adolphustown -- DW Allison, P. Platt, J. J. Watson.
- South Fredericksburgh -- A Downey, G D Hawley, J Wilson, D Griffith.
- North Fredericksburgh -- I Parks, J Hough, J Blanchard.
- Amherst Island -- Mr Polley, Mr Filson.
- Bath -- E J Howard, R Finkle.
- Ernesttown -- I F Aylsworth, John Sharp, S K Miller, Cyrus Neville.
- Richmond -- Allen Oliver, Elijah Storr, Peter Dafoe, Ira B Hudgins.
- Camden -- Jas Reid, Wm Whalen, J S Miller, E W Benjamin, H A Baker,
B C Lloyd, J S Haydon.
- Sheffield -- L Wagar, Wm Brown, B Detlor, J Shields, R Fraser.
- Newburgh -- J D Ham, Miles Caton, J B Aylsworth, Jas Thompson, D E Burdette.
The following gentlemen were added to the special committees:|
- Reception Committee -- R. Switzer, M Bogart, W N Doller, J C Carscallen.
- Finance Committee -- George Lott, L E Percy, John Blanchard.
- Accommodation Committee -- W N Doller, M Bogart, J C Drewry, W E Herrington.
The secretary was authorized to invite the Farmers' Institutes of Prince Edward,
Hastings and Frontenac to meet and co-operate at Mr. Wiman's meeting.|
The meeting will take place on the Agricultural Grounds on the 7th day of September next at 2 o'clock p. m.
Arrangements as to the reception and entertainment of Mr. Wiman were left with the Reception Committee.|
The General Committee adjourned to meet again in the Town Hall, Napanee, on
Tuesday evening, 30th inst., at 8 o'clock, when all the committees are to report.|
The Methodists have loaned the large canvas tent, in which the meetings will be held.|
Excursions will take place on the steamers Armenia, Deseronto and Reindeer, and
we expect the Hero will also bring a party on the morning of the 7th. The N., T. &
Q. Ry. will run excursion trains at one fare for the round trip.|
It is expected there will be a very large attendance.|
The following are the arrangements with the railways and steamers for the demonstration:|
|N., T. & Q. RAILWAY.|
Single fares. Two trains in the forenoon as follows:
Tamworth, leave .......... 6.45 11.45
Enterprise " .......... 7.00 12.05
Moscow " .......... 7.15 12.20
Yarker " .......... 7.30 12.35
Camden East " .......... 7.45 12.50
Newburgh " .......... 7.65 1.00
Napanee Mills " ........ 8.05 1.10
Napanee, arrive .......... 8.20 1.30
Returning will leave here at 6 p. m.
The Grand Trunk Railway will issue
tickets at single fare on regular trains from
all points between Brockville and Cobourg,
good to return the following day.|
Boats will leave Picton at 7 a.m.;
Trenton, 6 a.m; Belleville, 8 a m.; Deseronto, 8.30 and 10 a.m.; returning, will
leave Napanee at 5 p.m. The Reindeer
will leave Prinyer's at 5.30 a.m., calling at
Adolphustown, Picton and all way points
on her usual time; returning, will leave
Napanee at 5 p.m. Greatly reduced fares.|
The Council met in a special session on Monday evening at 8 o'clock, His Worship
Mayor Cook in the chair.|
Members present -- Reeve Carscallen,
Deputy-Reeve Lapum and Councillors Carson, Lowry, Davis, Aylsworth, Bowen,
Gibbard and Saul.|
Minutes of last meeting were read when
objection was taken as to the legality of
the meeting on the ground that it was not
called according to law. It was found that
the meeting was not legal, the Mayor not
having ordered the Clerk in writing to
notify each of the members of the Council.
A requisition to the Mayor was at once
signed, asking him to call a special meeting
for Wednesday evening, which was done,
and the meeting dissolved.|
The Council met at 8 o'clock. Mayor Cook presiding.|
Members present -- Deputy-Reeve Lapum,
and Councillors Lowry, Bowen, Stevenson, Carson, Davis, Joy, Saul and Aylsworth.|
Minutes of the last meeting read and approved.|
From E. F. Vanluven. stating that he had
commenced building his shop on the canal before the fire limits by-law was passed, and
that in any case the building was over forty
feet distant from Dundas street. Filed.|
From E. J. Hopper, town solicitor, stating.
that he would only accept the position on
condition that the town would pay all disbursements in case of loss of suits, and that
in case of the town being successful, he receive the solicitor's costs, if any are obtained;
also he recommended that a by-law be passed
embodying such agreement. The communication was on motion laid on the table, with
the understanding that such by-law be passed.|
From the Rathbun Co., with tender for
cedar blocks for pavement, at $7 per cord, 7
inches long. Referred to the Street Committee with power to act.|
From Dr. Ruttan, medical health officer.
complaining of an open street drain on the
Tyendinaga road near bridge street, containing stagnant water, to the danger of the health
of the neighborhood. Referred to Street Committee with power to act.|
Mr. Lapum, for the Finance Committee,
submitted the report of Mr. R. McCay, collector, showing --|
Amount on roll .....................$19,328.48
Returned, uncollectable.............. 98.99
Taxes remitted....................... 532.60
Salary of Collector.................. 150.00
The statement was referred to the Finance Committee to report.|
The above committee also brought down the estimates for the current year, as follows|
Market and stalls.................... $ 700.00
Fines ............................... 200.00
Clergy reserve ...................... 30.00
Dog taxes............................ 150.00
County grants ....................... 700.00
Special tax (street sprinkling)...... 250.00
Cash on hand......................... 800.00
Rateable property at 2 per cent..... 19.350.06
Interest and debentures............ $ 4,295.00
County rate.......................... 2,868.75
High and Public Schools.............. 5,337.92
Bills payable........................ 2,000.00
Salaries ............................ 2,500.00
Law and elections.................... 175.00
Streets and improvements............. 2,000.00
Fire, water and gas.................. 900.00
Poor ............................... 750.00
Town property........................ 150.00
Printing ............................ 250.00
Board of Health...................... 150.00
Street watering ..................... 250.00
Taxes incollectable.................. 124.00
Incidentals ........................ 729.39
The committee recommended, that a by-law
be passed to levy a rate of 14-1/2 mills on the dollar on rateable property for general purposes,
and 5-1/2 mills on the dollar on the rateable property for school purposes.
The report was received and adopted.|
Mr. Joy, for the above committee, brought in pay list No. 16 amounting to $50.62, which
Mr. Joy, for the same committee, also reported recommending that a plank walk 4-1/2
feet wide be built from John Vine's to Robt.
McMillan's, in Salem, at a cost of $88.|
Also that on the petition of Alex. Craig &
Son, for repairs on the road leading to their
mill, the matter be referred to the Street Committee with power to act.|
This being unfinished business, was laid over till that order of business came up.|
Mr. Joy also reported that the expenditure on streets last year was a little over $3,000.|
Fire, Water and Gas.
Mr. Carson, for the above committee, submitted the pay list for filling up two tanks,
amounting to $19.25.|
Mr. Joy asked who ordered him to fill up the Herring tank at the foot of Richard street.
This was the best tank in town and had cost a great deal of money to the town.|
Mr. Carson replied that this was the tank which the Council had ordered them to fill up.|
Mr. Aylsworth said it was the worst piece of blundering ever perpetrated in town. If
such was the economy of the Fire, Water and
Gas Committee, good Lord deliver us from such.|
Mr. Carson said the place was a mud hole, and Mr. Light complained of it.|
Mr. Davis said he relied on the judgment
of the rest of the committee, as he was not
very well acquainted with the location of the tanks. The report was adopted.|
Mr. Carson also submitted a report with regard to the water works, embracing the offer
of Mr. Northay to furnish thirty hydrants, to
be located wherever the Council should decide, each of the hydrants to furnish four
streams through inch nozzles to a height of
75 feet. The committee reported recommending that the offer be accepted, subject to
details to be accepted by this Council. The report was adopted.|
The clauses in the Street Committee's report, referred to above, were laid over till the
next meeting of the Council.|
Mr. Lapum introduced a by-law to levy a
rate of 20 mills on the dollar on all the rateable, real and personal property of the town
of Napanee for the purpose of paying the general expenses of the town and for the use of
the High and Public Schools of the town.|
The by law passed through the several stages and became law.|
Mr. Lapum also introduced a by-law for the
appointment of a Collector for the current
year. The by-law passed through the several
stages and was signed, sealed and finally passed, Mr. Robt. McCay being appointed Collector,
he to give his bond for $10,000 and two
sureties of $3,000 each as security for the due
performance of his duties. The salary was fixed at $150.|
Mr. Davis gave notice that he would at next
meeting of the Council introduce a by-law to
repeal the Transient Traders' by-law.|
Mr. Davis introduced a by-law for the appointment of E. J. Hooper as town solicitor,
at a salary of $75 per annum, from June 1st
last. The by-law passed in the usual way.|
R. Easton, Treasurer, amounts paid, $146.56,
voucher ordered; Boyle & Son, lamps, etc.,
$1.30. to Fire, Water and Gas Committee with
power to act; E. Kelly, John Vanalstine and
others, chasing tramps, $3.50. payment refused; Robert Light, lumber, $67.42, to Street
Committee with power to act; Rathbun Co., lumber, $2.72, to Street Committee with power
to act; J. Emberson, night watchman, $4,
paid; assignee of late Dr. Bristol, $4, to Finance Committee to report; John Wickum,
clearing market, 60 cents, paid; B. Abrams,
impounding cattle, $9, paid; Hatch & Burns, livery rig. $1.50, paid.|
Mr. Carson moved, seconded by Mr. Saul,
that the indebtedness of Mr. S. Gibson on account of plank borrowed and stone taken
without leave be placed in the hands of the
town solicitor for collection. Carried.|