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FHE COLUMBIAN, BLOOMSBURG, PA.
GREENWICH VILLAGE
u"
Vestiges of the Old Dutch Town
Still in Existence.
A Part of Kew York t'lr Whleh lie
mind the Visitor of the llnpiir
Days ot Van Tnlller anil
III I'hnuia,
Special Nw York Latter.
CERTAIN localities, like certain
types of people, huve nn Indi
viduality tliut time, conditions
n? pnvlronmenta rnnimt. pITiich,
Greenwich village, In the very center of
of busiest New York, lis an example,
is still strong in many of the sumo
clinrueterlnties that attracted the at
tention of that particular Van Twillcr
who luudod from the Southberg in
1CH3. 1
Some of the old Dutch house thnt
were btnuding then are tttill intact.
The sky-towering buildings rise about
them on every bide, but their quaint
outline make the in appear like, the
part of another age. One by ono '
these ancient lundiiittrks are being !
torn down, giving way to the modem j
structures, but despite the rapid on
rnuichment made upon the once fu
nic. us village it will be many year
before all vestiges of it will be re
moved, ltut when the last building
nf the old Dutch town in raed one
peculiarity will remain and that will
be tho Intricacy of the streets.
No village was ever laid out like
Greenwich. The streets were made
a they became necessury to the con
venience or perhaps the happiness of
the men who constructed them.
They were never planned. At times
it would appear to the casual ob
server that Home attempt was made
to have the thoroughfares parallel,
but before many blocks are traveled
this Idea will be dissipated, for there
is a tendency to spread apart and
take unreasonable and unwarranted
turns. If a building be encountered
the street seems to have been for-
WEST TENTH STREET DOORWAY.
gritten; but another one is com
menced on the other side under a
different name. To the stranger it
muy be rather confusing when he
learns that Fourth street crosses
Tenth, Eleventh is nt right angles
with Twelfth, and meets with u few
other topographical inconsistencies
equally perplexing, but to the Hol
landers who contrived the maze it
seemed sensible enough.
Greenwich village aside from the
Battery is the oldest habitation of
white men on the island of Manhat
tan. Reference is made to it in the
Dutch records ns the Indian village
of Sappokuences, and fur more than
a century it was known by this mime
and also as the Hossen llouerie
meaning "farm in the woods." In
the time of the English occupancy it
was culled Greenwich village, by
which name the locality comprising
the old boundaries is known to-day.
The love of New Yorkers to nick
name localities as well as people has
preserved it theoretically from a his
toric t-tundpoint.
But there is something ubout the
old village that the press of business
cannot entirely wipe away. The old
Dutch settings to the picture Have
faded these 200 years, but enough
wf the houses remain to preserve cer
tain features of the original place;
to bring it out in strong contrast to,
Us metropolitan surroundings. To.
one not used to it the effect is rath
rr startling to suddenly pass from a,
tnll structure, full of the life and
bustle of modern commercialism, and
stand face to fuce with a low brick
building that, was the home of some
well-to-do Dutch merchant. There
are the solid stone steps with the
iron railing, the little window panes
and the massive front door just as
Uiey were when Mein Herr and his
good frail came out of a summer
evening to get a breath of air from
the waters of the canul that rested
placidly iu the bed now covered by
Canal street.
Even the customs of those days
still hover over the place. After the
Dutch evacuated the island (ireeu
wich villuge became the fashionable
residence district of the new city aud
remained so until a compurutively
few years ago. In fuct some of the
oldest families of New York still live
witliiu the classic borders of the
town. That the wealth of the city
was concentrated there is evidenced
by the rich carving on the doors, the
lieavy brass knockers and the mus
clve pillars on the sides. There is
still a cluss of eminent citizens who
teuaclously cling to the belief thut
there is no New Y'ork outside of
these precincts.
If one will wunder along Downing
street he will see a fair example of
the old houses. There is one I have
la adud with, a brood piazza ayes-
ijl5ijf
r0 w,,h '7,: ThrJr
window over the roof of th
dormer
r pencil.
and nn old chimney built on the out
tide of the brick wnll. Then In an
other thoroughfare there lw a long
flipht of stone stairs li-iifl i riff ti a
front door of solid nnk with quaint
carvings. One need but elote one'
ryes to hunine nt the top n pretty
Knirlish pirl in Gainsborough hat nnd
lipht summer dress eoinltijr down to
nieet a young benil of ttie time nt
lirerl In a long frock ront und bell
limped beaver hat.
Hut these houses are only a few of
the ninny that till remnin. And with
them h been retained an Individual
society thnt in miiiiy respects snuicks
,Iint ol' M-'lionl "f gentlemen, and
HOCSK IN DOWNING STREET.
ladies (hat marked the original vie
lage as the home of the upper-tendom
You will fi lid there to-lay a society
Unit i as marked and a different
from any otJier to be found in New
York as it was when Gov. Van Twil
ler, in true aldermatiic style, annexed
to his own peiKUiiul use the greater
part of the old Ninth ward.
Greenwich was a flourishing coun
try seat when two settlements of a
much humbler sort were formed on
the North river. One was called Low
er Greenwich, at the foot of ltrannao
street, now Spring, and the other, l'p
per Greenwich, nt- the foot of what
is now t hris-topher street. It was
then known as Skinner road, and fully
a block of the original wooden houses
that, were built on, it remained until
a few years ngo. They were known, to
have been erected ns far back as 17915,
and are probably the houses indicated
on the Hat.en map.
When the state prison was built It
brought to the upper village what
would be called nt the present time
a boom. This building stood nt the
foot of Amos, now Tenth street, ami
cost $200,000, regarded as nn enormous
sum in those days. The last of the
prisoners was transferred from there
to Sing Sing in 1S29. In the past lew
years the residents of Sing Sing ob
jected to their city being called by
the name by which the prison wae
known, and, after considerable polit
ieal work, succeeded in having the
residential portion, of the town
changed to Ossinging. Hut there wna
a different feeling in Greenwich. The
people there took pride in their penal
institution, and regarded it as one o
the principal attractions of their vil
Inge.
Gradually Greenwich was ineorpo
rated into the greater town. Hy d
grees the boundary lines became lost
The citv spread onwnrd- to the north
Lower Greenwich was absorbed. Up
per Greenwich was Inst. Manhattan
ville became a part of the overgrown
A GREENWICH MANSION.
metropolis that swept ewuy out of
all bounds of all anticipations, and
skirted onto the borders of Westches
ter. And so the city grew, and Green
wich became but nn item in the mighty
whole.
. To-Iay it has only imaginary bound
aries. It Is Greenwichi village only in.
name.
FREDERICK ISOYD STEVENSON.
And Sol Kan.
The late Sol Smith Russell had
three young nieces living in the west,
of whom he was very fond. On one
occasion, so the story goes, he took
the youngest of them for u wulk and
bought her some cundy on the agree
ment that it was not to be
eaten until they reuched her
home. The started, but be
fore they had gone fur, the little
girl proposed: "Let's wun!" Her
uncle declined, and there wus long
Dleading, all to no purpose. Finul-
ly, tha little girl stopped, knelt down
011 the puvement, and offered up the
petition; "Pod, please make Uncle
Sol wun." "It was simply u question
of niv losing my dignity, or her lo.
ing faith in Uod," miid Mr. ltussell, ia
relating the incident, "so we ran us
fust us we could for home." Argo
naut.
I mmm
11 mmmmm
rav,..'K vfcx jrcxr
The ORIGINAL and MOST SMOKED
long cut tobacco in all the United
States, manufactured with the express
purpose of blending the two qualities
that of a good smoke and a good chew.
It is ma.de of ripe, sweetened
"Bur ley," the only tobacco from
which a perfect combination of
smoking andchewlng tobacco can
be made. (
Gail & Ax Navy is known by the
distinctive character of its blue wrap
per (which has many imitators), it
being to-day identically the same no
forty years ago, and it now stands
for the quality that it did then. You
get the very best, and take no chancer,
when you buy Gail & Ax Navy.
CAKES FOR QUEEN'S LOVERS.
Wllhrlmlna Did Not Forget Her
Former Admirer, on I lie I'rlnee
Consort's lllrthday.
The kindliness of Queen VVil
Uelmina of Holland Is well known,
and on the birthday of her husband,
the prince consort, recently it re
ceived another exemplification. On
account of her illness, the customary i
festivities had to be abandoned, but
the kindly instinct of the royal in
valid would not allow the disap
pointment to -apply to some of her
favorites. It did not matter to the
distinguished functionaries of the
court, but ther were others to
whom the upset of the arrangements
would be little short of tragic, says
a London report. These were the
children of certain humble retainers
about the court. And for these spe
cial cukes were bnked by the
queen's orders.
A world of kindliness is expressed
in that little action. Her charming
disposition endears her to all who
have had opportunities of witnessing
its manifestations. Sho has had
many lovers, among them susceptible
young men not unknown in distin
guished society in Kngland. Before
her marriage she was pestered by
the attentions of infatuated young
men. She has an eye for the humor
ous side of scntimept, as she has for
the practical. The honest, loving
tribute of the fisherman who sent
her the first herring of the senson's
cutch she promptly cooked and ate;
the love missives of the impertinent
she probably used as fuel for the
herring.
Time Saved.
"Some of the most successful
Americans," said the sententious
summer boarder, "were obliged in
youth to study by the light of pine
knots."
"Yes," answered Furmer C'orntos
sel; "that's where they had a big ad
vantage. They didn't have to spend
tt large share of their lives dodgin"
live wires an' loarnin' not to blow
out the gns." Washington Star.
The Reporter Scores.
Senator Treacle Did you tell that
reporter I had nothing to suy?
Servant Yes, sir.
Senator Treacle I suppose he was
very much disappointed.
Servant I hardly know, sir. He
said he was aware of the fact that you
never said anything, but was under
the impression that you never missed
an opportunity to talk. Chicago
Daily News.
Sore of Hlnu
Tess If you reully love him, why
did you refuse himV
Jess Goodness! You don't suppose
I'd be so unmuidonly as to accept him
the first time?
Tess ltut he declares he'll never
propose to another girl as long as he
lives.
Jess Of course. I'm not "another
girl." Philadelphia Tress.
Clever Little Iloy.
"Mamma, I know the gentleman's
name that called to see Auut Kllie
last night and nobody told me,
either."
"Well, then, what Is it, Bobbie?"
"Why, George Dont! I heard her,
say: 'George Dont' in the parlor four
or five times running. That's wiut big
name is I" Tit-Bits. .
p'TyfrUITrv stWrllTninr" I
ipiiiiiiimiiiiiiui.TrmTi
KBAi.nMMi.wa.
iiiiim(iiiiniiimii
i
SELF-ACC I SATIOX.
Boy Please, sir, I can't understand
this letter it Is so badly written.
Boss Simple nough I can read it
I should think any donkey could read
it. Ally Sloper.
lie Walked (lie Floor.
"Hello, Youngpop! You don't look
very spruce this morning."
"So; the buby was up arms lust
Oight." Philadelphia Bulletin.
Proper Season.
""There are a great many airships
planned," said Snooper.
"This is fly-time, you know," added
Sum way. Judge.
The Marvel of It All.
Crawford Why are you so surprised
that ping pong has become a fad?
Crabshaw Because a set doesn't
cost much. X. Y. Times.
The Way It Happened.
"How did he happen to go to
the
bad, anyway?"
"Oh, trying to be a good fellow."
Chicago Record-Herald.
Kept His Promise.
"ne told me," suid the disappointed
constituent, on his return home, "that
he would do me a good turn if I would
come and see him in Washington some
day."
"Well, didn't hef
"Yes, he turned me down, good and
hard." Chicago Tribune.
One Aitent Squelched.
Agent I am agent, sir, for the
Great American Universal Encyclo
pediae of History, Biography, Art,
Science and Literature, complete in
two hundred vol
Business Man Don't need it. I
married a Boston girl. N. Y. Weekly.
Hard to Ueat.
"I was surprised to hear you speak
ing against Plyntskyn. You told me
some time ago he was your nearest
friend."
"That's so. He couldn't be any near
er than lie is the stingy old beggar."
Ally Sloper.
Flattering Truthfulness.
Mrs. Fortysummers I told Mr.
Beach I was 28, and be said I didn't
look it.
Her Loving Husband Well, you
don't; you haven't looked it for IS
yeurs. Tit Bits.
t'nqnallnrd Approval.
The orvenwork stocking
Ah, what could be neater?
'TIs especially admired
By the hungry moskeeter.
Washington Star.
if He Didn't Have to flow.
Brighter days in Stillwater
Wouldn't raise a row,
Wouldn't kecr fer summer,
Kf I didn't have to plow!
Creek's makin' music
Birds on ever bough.
Shore I could enjoy 'em
lil I cUtln t nave to plow;
Got to pull the bell-line
On the or mule anyhow,
Oh. the joys o' summer
lvf 1 didn t have to plow!
SHERIFF'S SALE.
By virtue of a writ of I.avnrl Facias Issued out
of the Court of Common Pleas of Columbia
County, I'a, and to mo directed tbere will bo
exposed to public sale, at tho Court, House In
Bloomnburtf, county and State aforesaid, on
SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1902,
at two o'clock p. m. All thnt certain piece or
lot of ground situate In the town of Bloomsburu
la tho county of Columbia, and state of Penn
sylvania, bounded and described as follows, viz.
BrRinnlng at a point In the west.wardly lino of
Maifce Avenue, forty-two feet northwardly from
tle line of Sixth street; thence west wardly par
allel with Sixth street seventy feet; thence
southwardly parallel with MuKee Avenue four
teen feet; thence eastwardly parallel with
Sixth street seventy feet to Mngee Avenue; and
tbence by Mngee Avenuo northwardly fourteen
feet to the place of beginning, whereon Is erect
cd a
BRICK DWELLING HOUSE.
Sel.ed, taken In execution at the suit of Mary
E. Pursel vs. James Magee 8ud and to be sold as
the property of James Maicee '2nd.
DANIEL KNOHH,
Tl-STIN, Att'y. Sheriff.
WIDOW'S APPRAISMENTS.
The following Widow's Appraisements will
be presentee to the Orr hans' court, of Columbia
nounty on the nrst Monday of September, A, 1).
Itt0'. and confirmed nisi, and unless exceptions
are hied within four days thereafter, will be
confirmed absolute.
1. Estate of Henry It. IHrleman, lateof Jack
son township. Heal estate f.no.
. Kstate of Clark M. Kile, late of Sugarlouf
township. Personalty !7s 111.
3. Ei-tnte of Samuel Hlilnarrt. latcofflrlar-
prlr rownnhln. I'ersonaltv f'KiO.
4. Kstate of Cyrus I'. Hess, late of Benton
townshtn. Personal! v f :100.
r. Fsi ate of Albert' W'ltchey, lateof Beaver
townshln. Personaltv 2:'.i'.iil.
. F.state of A. J. Carr, lale of Sllllvlllo Boro.
Personnlty f'WO.
7. Kstate of Samuel 8 Lowrey, late of Madt
son townshln. Personally !SH0.
s Kstate of Clarence P. Hitler, Inte of Centre
township. Personalty nm.
. Kstate of Ahrnm I.oekBrrt. late of Briar-
creek townshln. Personalty on'
in. Estate of F. N. Turner, late or tne town
of llloomshurtr. Anprplsment for minor chil
dren. Personalty liw.s.).
Clerk's Office. W H. UENK1E.
Bloomsbure. ra. Auifust. S, Won Clerk o. C,
CHARTER NOTICE.
Notice Is hereby elven 'hat an application
will be made to the llovernor of the state of
Pennsylvania on the 3Mh (lay or AURiisr, a. 11.,
inn-.', hv WPIIam F. Adams. Christian A. Small,
J. K. fharpless, I, C Mcnsch, Warren s. Sharp
less and Jacob V. Adams under tho Act. of As
sembly of the Commonwealth of S'ennsvlvanla
entitled. "An Act. to Provide for the Incorpora
tion and Herniation of Certain Corporations"
approved April 89. 1h74, and the supplements
thereto, for the chnrtnr of an Intended corpora
t Ion to be called "The Adams ritrar and Tobacco
Company" the charier and oblect, of which Is
for tho purpose of manufacturing, sell
ing, or otherwise dlsposlnif of c'lrars and to
bacco, made from tobacco, or any ot her material
known to tho trade, and for these purposes to
have, possess and enjov, all tho rights, benefits
and privileges of the said Act of Assembly and
lis supplements. CHRISTIAN A. "VALU
LEWIS C. MENSf'Il.
7-31 4t. Solicitors.
EXECUTOR'S NOTICE.
Estate of Rebecca F. Itanium, late of Blooinstiura'
Pa., deceased.
VA.Inn Id h.MihT rrivan thfltTntrnra tnotnmant-
ary on the estate of Kcbecca K. llarman. l ite of
the town or Kioomsourg, county or ' oiumoia'
Pa , deceased, have been granted to J. Lee Har
man and John U. llarman. resldeuts of said
town, to whom all persons Indebted to said
estate are requested to make payment, and
ftinsft Having claims or onmanas win mase
known the tame without, delay to
J. LER II KM AN,
JohnO. HAKMAN,
7-17 6t. Executors.
CHARTER NOTICE.
Notice Is h"reby given that an application
will be made to the Clovemor of the state of
Pennsylvania, on Thursday, the fourteen! 11 day
of August, lSMra, by J. L. llarman. J. O. llarman,
Al. iiasseiT. ana otners, unner ine an, 01 n
sembiv of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
entitled "An Act. to provldo for the incorpora
tion ann regulation ot certain corporations,
approved April Wth, 1H74, and the supplements
thereto, for the charter of nn Intended corpor
al Ion, to be called "llarman k Hassert," the
character and oblect w hereof Is the manufac
ture of Irn and Steel, or both, or of any other
metal, or of any article of commerce from met
al or wood, or both, and for these purposes, to
have, possess and enloy all the rights, benefits
and privileges of the said act ot Assembly and
Its supplements.
JOHN G. IIARMAN,
7-24 4t Solicitor.
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.
Kt'ale of Albert C. Achenbach. lale of Orange
TtneniMp, deceased.
Notice Is hereby given that letters of admin
istration on the estate of Albert C. Aehenbiich,
late of orange township, Columbia county, Pa.,
deceased, have been granted to Oscar Achen
bach, residing in said township, to whom all
persons Indebted to said estate are requested to
make payment, and those having claims or do
mands, will make known the Rnme without
delay. OSCAR ACHENHAC'II,
CLINTON HlHSlNn, BdllllDlHtralor.
Attorney. 8-7 tit,'
PROFESSIONAL CARD1K-
N. U. FUNK,
ATTORMTrAT-LAW,
Ifre. Kofi Bedding, Court H
AO
BLOOMSBURG, PA.
A. L. FRITZ,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Offlue-Bloomsburg Nat'l Bank Bldg., ti floor.
BLOOMSBURG, PA. '
J. II. MAIZE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, INSURANCE AND
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
Office, in I.ockard'i Building,
BLOOMSBURG, PA.
JODNO. rillll. JOHN 0. BABM1N
FREEZE & IIARMAN,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
BLOOMSBURG, PA.
OffloecCentreSt.i nrst doorbolowOpersHouis
. A. N. VOST,
ATTORNIY-AT-LAW
' Wirt Building, Court Iloufe Fmiare.
ELOOMSBURG.PA.
II. A. McKILLIP.
ATTORNEY AT LA W.
Columbian Building, and Floor.
BLOOMSBURG, PA
RALPH R. JOHN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Hartman Building, Market Squaw.
Bloomsburg, Pa.
IKELER & IKELER,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
Office back of Farmeri' National Bank.
BLOOMSBURG, PA.
CLYDE CHAS. YETTER,
attorney-at-law,
Bloomsburo, Pa
Office in Wirt's Building,
W. II. It H AWN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Office, Corner of Third and Main St
CATAWISSA..PA.
CLINTON HERRING,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Office with Grant Herring.
BLOOMSBURG, PA.
CiT Will be in Orangeville Wednesday tf
each week.
WILLIAM C. JOHNSTON,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Office in Wells' Building over B. A,
GidJing'i Clothing Store, Bloomsbnrg, V
Will be in Millville on Tuesdays.
H. MONTGOMERY SMITH,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
Office i Wirt building, over Alexander
Bros.
11-16-99
EDWARD. FLYNN,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
CENTRALIA, PA.
If once Llddlcot building, Locust avenue-
J. S. JOHN, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office and residence, 410 Main St.
7-30-iy BLOOMSBURG, PA.
MONTOUR TII.RPBONI. BRI.L TKLIFHONZ
TIS TISTBD, GLASSES FITTSD.
H. BIERMAN, M. D.
HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN AND BLHQEOH
ornoi hours: Office ti Residence, 4th St.
10 a. m. to K p. m., 6:30 to 8 p. m.
BLOOMSBUtG, PA.
J. J. BROWN, M. D.
THE EYE A SPECIALTY.
Eyes tested and fitted with glasses.
No Sunday work.
311 Market St., Bloomsburg, Pa.
Hours: 10 to 8 Telephone.
DR. M. J. HESS,
DENTISTRY IN ALL ITS BRANCHES,
Crown and bridge work
SPECIALTY,
Corner Main and Centre Street?.
BLOOv SFVKG PA,
Columbia A Montour Telephone connection.
Dr. W. H. HOUSE,
BUMQEON DENTIST,
Office. Barton's Building, Main below Mark
BLOOMSBURG, Pa.
All styles of work done in a superior manne
and all woik warranted as represented
TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN,
by the use of Gns, and free of charge when
artificial teeth are inserted.
"To be open all hours during the day.
C, WATSON McKELVY,
FIRE INSURANCE AGENT.
(Successor to B. F. Hartman
Kepresents twelve of the strongest Comnaa
les In the world, among which are: v
CASH TOT A I. Rnmiml
CAPITAL. ASSETS. OVttiU.
, 1100,000 IS.lil.SLK $1 UXLt
400,000 a,K'f..HJ 1 ,4 1U,H0
&oo,ooo 8,s8h,is i,iii,eo
800,01.0 1,?.W,3U7 'J,V0
a, ooo,oo ,7oo,(ba s,;4,a
Franklin of Phtla.,
Penn'a, I'hila
queen, of N. Y....
west Chester, N. Y.
N. America, I'hila.
Office First Nat'l Bank Bldg., 2d floor.
WLosscs promptly adjusted and paid.
M. P. LUTZ & SON,
(SUCCESSORS TO FREA8 BKOWM)
INSURANCE AND REALESTATE
AGENTS AND BROKIRS.
N. W. Corner Main and Centre. Striata,
Bloomsburo, Pa.
o
Represent Seventeen as good Com.
panies as there are in the World
and all losses promptly adjust
ed and paid at their Office.
SADE T. VANNATTA.
( Successor to C. F. Knapp.)
GENERAL INSURANCE
Office 238 Iron St., Bloomsburo, Pa,'
Oct. 31, 1901. tf
CITY HOTEL,
W. A. Hartzel, Prop.
No. 121 West Main Street,
WLarge and convenient sample rooms, bat
rooms, hot and cold water, and modern coa
veniences. Bar stocked with best wint an
liquors. First-class livery attached.
EXCHANGE HOTEL,
G. Snydhr, Proprietor,
(Oppositethe Court House)
BLOOMSBURO,' PA.
Large and convenient sample roomi, Balk
rooms, hot and cold water, and all mod
gonces.

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