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Akron daily Democrat. (Akron, Ohio) 1892-1902, December 30, 1899, Image 6

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.May Lovcroy,
i who were homo
' fiom college to
spi'llll tin- boll
ilnjs In their un
live town of Ittif
fulo, hiul accept
ed tliu Invllntloii
Vo John mid
Myrtle Ilntch to
cutno over for ft
New Yoai'K eo
miller untl Btuy
for tho ulgUt. It whs a Jolly party
of six. Including Mr. nml Mrs. Zncliu
rlali Hatch, that encircled tho tahlo ut
that last jUpper of tho dying jear.
Myrtle's innrfleil lirother, Uilwuril
Hutch, ami his young wife hail prom
Iscd to ho homo for tho holiday, In
tending to como up from RnclictiT on
tho evening train. Their nonappear
ance was tho only cloud that liung
oyer tho Hatch homestead tint night.
As In cycry reunion of old frleiuR It
would he easier to tell what (hey didn't
than what they did talk about, but It
was when music was tho subject
claiming attention that Mjule ie
innrked: "rilqeo you went nway I've lout my
voice. I cannot sing for any length of
tlmo without becoming hoarse."
"Ditto here," added John.
"You slionld try our Professor Do
bean's 'prescription," advised deorgo.
"Which Is"-
"I'rofessor Debean, our Instructor In
vocal music, cays such trouble results
almost entirely from a person's breath
ing through his mouth, especially when
"Did ho suggest a remedy 7?
"Yes. lie says that tho best iciucdy
Is to tal,e a wiilo strip of Isinglass
piaster and to fasten tho lips together
with It mid leave It on all ulghl. If
you buy n juril of tho plaster and mo
It every .njcht, bcfoio It's goue jour
ylce -Is nil right. It's sine death to
noiliiK too."
"Did you o,tr try It?" was John's
"No-o," iiilmltted (leoige, "but sev
eral of tho boys at cnllego thought It
cm oil tlHr hoarseness, and soio
tliioals, too, at times, and ouo thing Is
certain It will l.cep a poison from
The pleasant evening enjosed by tho
gatheilng has nothing to do v Itli our
story. Bullleo It to t-ny that an hour
or eo lifter 111" party rilpo from tho
supper table the young men oxnued
themselves nnd left May nnd Mjitle
to nil exctungu of oiili(lileiieo while
they set out foi a sttoll, Ilurdly had
thu door cloved upon their depiutlng
foinii when Myitle oclalined: "May,
I have promlxeil to slug nt nn inter
lalnuient i't wo'eL mid Imo lieui
dreading It for iIijh. Puppnsu vu buy
some of Hint plaster mid hiu It to
night." May hid been tlilnUIng of Just the
same thing.
"Agiccil, but we mustn't lot the bojs
know nujthlng nbout It," was the io
sponse. And, with eonsldciable Utighter nt
Iho JoKc, as they connived II, of test
ing Professor Dobeiiu's remiily with-
. -Mm4!&,
I Ii"I I u'P(
a vahd or ruTrrn, n.kask."
out tho knowledge of their brothers,
wraps were bun led on, and thu girls
Mcio noon on their wn to the nearest
drug store,
Having secured their treasure, Myr
tle nnd May huirlid back and wcio
-on In tho privacy of Mjrtle's room.
An hour or so later they di elded, us
May expressed It, to "muzzlu them
selves" and letlie for tho night. Mnj
had felt a tickling In her throat tint
was doubtless of an ImaL-lmiry or sym
pathetic nature nnd I nil decided to
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ijof so fondly bach,
All the dead, lost days that
Darkly thro' the Glass of Time,
Toward the Setting of the Sun,
Toward the Shadow of the Valley
And the Summer that is done.
try tho euro herself. Bo each cut n
gcneiotis strip of tho plaster, moisten
ed and applied It and sat down, hiudt
pressed tightly oer mouth, waiting
for the plistor lo.drj.
Naturally when the drying process
was completed they found It Impossi
ble to speak. Hu they had reciiuise to
paper ami pencil to describe their Hist
sensations as mules nail weru soon
ready to pay their loipecls at the
shrine of Hon'iiinn,
While the joung folks had been en
joying themsehes In the pallor Mr.
ami .Mrs. Hatch had been In the sit
ting loom, he with his paper mid she
with her loilltliv. It was the wife
who looked up mill said:
"Zacharlah, don't jou think It would
bo u good plan to get some of that
plaster and seo If It wouldn't help 5011
swear off snoring for tho New Yenr7
It's driailfull If jou could only heir
jourself snore, joli wouldn't stop nt
trouble or expense."
"Perhaps soma time," replied Mr.
Hnteb, manlike, without taking Ills
eyes oft his paper.
"I)nt don't you think you hnd better
try It tonight nnd start tho New Yeir
light'" persisted Ills wilfc. "Yutl don't
want Mr. nnd Miss I.ociny to go homo
mid say that the couldn't sleep bo-ciiiipc-
you snoicd so loud."
"I suppose so. Don't bother me. Send
Mi rile after fconio If you like," replied
tho lather gouty tempered Mr. Hatch.
"No; 1 bellow 1 will go nijself and
not let the Bills know nnjlhlng about
It," And his good wife laid down her
work nnd started for the drug store.
The druggist's surprise gae way to
astonishment n Mrs. Hatch demanded
"m)WAt:i, Ttii'Vnr. ai i. rn7Tl"
of him n nid of Islnglns phster, lie
coucludiMl that somebody must be plot
ty bndly cm Up uut at the Ualclies'.
lly 11 o'clock, Mr. and Mis. Hutch
wein sleeping houihIIj, inth with lips
gluiil together. Hie wife 'ilxlng heis
like her husliiuid'a n In u he complained
of (lie ludicrous figure he would cut
when the plaster hid been applied.
In the meantime (liorgc unci John
had niaile the clicult of familiar
sticetK, nnd neither hnd lenllred thu
lateness of tho hour unlll (leoige, tons
(citaln tho tlniii of night, had stepped
to the window of a well lighted store,
none other than thu drug slme with
which no nre nliendy aeiiiilutid. It
wns 11 o'clock. The diugglst was pio
paring to elosu up for Uni night.
Ilefoie bo could do so John pushed
III way Into (he store. "Walt till 1 gi t
some plaster," he culled out to bis com
panion. "I'm going tu li j jour phm,"
then to the drugjlit, "A jard of plus
ter, please."
"That's tho lust loll 1 hae," snld the
tnidisninn In honllileiinent ns he
hauled put the third jnul of plaster
he had sold to tho Hatch family that
i tiling. He began to think that some
one wns plalng n Joko on him, mid
after Oeoigo and John hnd departed
he hurriedly closed his store.
The bojs found the Hutch lesldencc
In dnikness whin they nirled there,
Mcept for ono solitary light that shone
dimly thiougli the slutted windows of
the bleeping loom occupied by Mi. and
Jits. Hatch. A sleepy housemaid ad
mitted the nil they as silently ns
possible ascended to theli room,
No time was lost In sticking their
lips together, and a struggle1 with the
limp followed, ending onlj when John
turned the wick so low that the llame
lllckeied u few times nnd then died
out, Left In silence and dukuess, tho
bojs wcro soon sleeping soundly.
All wns ijulet nnd still by midnight,
for Mrs. Hatch did not liellew Inioung
folks sitting up to watch out old jeais
lhcn Myitle suddenl) awoke with the
lurilfilng thought that some ouo-ii
man, of couiso was holding Ids hand,
over her mouth. Then, leiiiemhcrliis
Tl wm
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the events of the evening, she realized
Iho cause of the peculiar sensation, lint
the shock to her nerves remained. The
assertion that lier scare wns all bn
aglnai), though repeated oor nnd
owr to heiself, failed to quiet them.
There! It was somebody trying to
get Into the house! The front door
bell rang loudly. Then some ono be
gan pounding en thu door. Ms rile
could hear It uultu plnlnl. Slio at
uptight und listened. Never before
had she been awake at night and nut
hcai d her father snoring. Sho missed
that reassuilug snore ery much.
Could mi) thing hate happened to lilm?
Or perhaps the hnirc wns on III el Yes;
It must be lire. HUe was sure that she
siiiclled smoke.
filling Ma a tremendous shake,
Myrtle slipped out of bed, tluew oti a
diesslng gown nnd hurried down to tho
front door, where (he pounding still
kept up. In n moment she hnd the door
open; but, Instead of a stnlwart "Io
nian, In stepped her brother lldwnrd
nnd his wife.
"Why, It's Myitlo!" cried IMwnid.
"The tinln was lute, nnd we thought
you weic never going to let us In.
Wo'io nearly frozen and hungry ua
bears. And how Is mothirand ou'ry
body? Why, what's the matter Why
don't jou speak?"
I'ur obvious reasons Mjrtle lemalned
silent. A moment Intel a second silent
flgmu ciept down tho hallway and
stood bj Myrtle, und then cmue Mr.
Hatch himself, hastily pulling on n
few clothes ns lie came.
"Oh, here's father! He will explain,"
cried the nmarcd Kdwnrd as tho third
figure came gioplng silently down tho
twilight of the long hall. "Oood heav
ens, Da! I'athei's dumb tool" Tor In
tho middle of the hall flood the pater
nal Hatch, utteililg not ouo word of
welcome to his bclou'd roll.
A moment Inter Mrs, Hatch came
down, visibly agitated nud mutely
willing her arms. 1'chlnd her came the
two jotmg men, one armed with a
baseball bat and the other with a
poker. Hut not one wold did they
r, nk. Isinglass plaster has some ery
inlheshc piopoitlcs, ami when aim's
mouth has hem glued shut for thieo
long hunts one cannot be expected to
cull) on mi cMiudcd conu'isatloii. Tor
Kowiiil mlniiti'U the strange group
gazed at ono another.
. "IMw.ud, thej'ie nil crarjl l.U'sgo
home, mi) where, but do not stay In
this house!" cilid Mis. Hatch Junior,
with stioiig signs of hysteria.
"Speak, somtbndy, iiin't jou? Tor
heaven's sake, wish ui a bappj New
Yuul" oi lid IMwnid, taking bis filghi
eniil wife lu Ids aims,
Put not a word did liny ono speak,
The silent gioiip shuttled sheepishly
nbout, making welid mid lucipllcahlo
signs, which inoionud more convinced
Hdwnid Hint nil the family of llnteh
hnd suddenly departed with their sev
eml und Individual senses.
"Mutheil l'uthcil Has It come to
this? Will jou turn your own hoii
away fiom jour door at midnight with
out one n mil of welcome? What limn
I done? What, hns luppeiied? Can no
one spenk?"
The answer to tho Inst question hid
to bo n distinct but Iti&ttlcuhttu nega
thn. l!a eoiered her face with her
hands und bioke Into sobs. "They
lmo tinned jou uwnj, lMwnrd, bo-ciiiise-lxciitiso
they think 1 hno ills
hotioied the iinuiu of Hatch. Some ouo
li.m told them about the-lhe-npple
pies! Tell them, 1,'dwiinl, It was not
my fault, nut my fault! l-I-dldn't
ineiin-I-oh, 1 can't go on' 1 cin't go
on!" And again poor Da broke Into
At this point Mjtllo slipped nway
mid cauie down stalls again with n
huge pair of sclsbOis In her linnds.
Wllhout one won! of winning and be
foie I'dwaul could tlirow himself be
tween them shu snwigolj stabbed his
fitlier nt hast so It scorned In the nil
reitaln light-In tho face with the miir
ileious weapon,
"Saved! Happy New Year ever
body!" gasped Mi Hutch senior, catch
ing his sou In Ills nuns und shaking his
hands till they ached. "We'io all glued
up. my boj. evirj ouo of us, glued up
with the stickiest, most Infernal sou
of sticking plaster ever cicated, That's
tight, Mjrtle. Cut jour poor mother
loose. She's nlwitjs best nt explain
ing." The wilkln mug with Ddwiu.Vs
laughter when Ids mother did explain,
with much ginvlt.v, Just how' they
tamo to be found In, such a predica
ment, nnd It took sovernl gallons of hot
water to wash nway the trnces of that
Isinglass plaster, I'.ut there was a sec
ond supper In the Hatch bomestend
that night, nnd, ns cveij one confessed,
It was the Jollier of the two.
Etiquette of Dress DUplny hy tli
Army and Knvj Olllcera rorelcn
em In Tliclr Dress nt Stnte llaml
slinkliiir Kxtrnordlnnrr.
As compared to the brilliant couit
receptlous of Europe there is veiy little
In the social functions of olllclal Ufa
In this democratic country which
would he regarded ns stilklugly elab
orate or gorgeous. The nearest ap
proach to the Duropean court func
tions Is unquestionably the New Year's
reception at (he White House. In
point of brilliancy and founnl display
It oversteps nil tho social events at
the national capital. On this day tho
chief executive of the nitlon receives
In state the vice president, the incin
beis of bis olflclnl household, the
chief Justlco nud the ussoclatc Justices
of the supreme court of tho United
Slates, the foreign legations, senators
and representatives In congress, ofll
ceis of the army and navy, ofUclnls of
the District of polumbla and such of
his fellow citizens as clmoso to pay
their lespects to the president on that
occasion. To the president It Is no
holiday task, as hv must go through
tho ordeal of shaking hands with 8,000
or 10,000 people.
I Although the New Year's reception
begins an hour beforo noon, custom
demands the wearing of afternoon
dress. As there Is In lids country no
otllclnlly prescribed court dress, thero
Is nothing In the nppnrel of tho dlplo-
mntle ami civil nfllclals of the govern
ment to dlstlngulshuthcm from other
well groomed raerr. on formal occa
sions. Tho offlccrnedf the nruiy and
iinvj-, bowpver, npnvnr In full dress
unltoinis, nnil prescnta brilliant en-
mMinENT u'Ristrv nEcmiNo callers.
Hcmble. One of the chief attiactlous
of tho dnj which the great throng
gatheied In the neighborhood of tho
capital has tin opportunity of seeing Is
the dlspliy mnde by these ofllccrs on
their match to the White House.
The most picturesque feature of tho
president's New Year's reception Is tho
nppenianee of the foreign diplomatic
coips In their gaudiest and best dress
of state. The assemble In the red
parlor of the While, House, with the
ileau of the corps at their head. This
distinction has for u number of years
fallen to Sir Julian Pauncofote, tho
Itiltlsh embassador, who will doubt
less continue to hold the place as tho
oldest In point of continuous sorvlco
of uny of the foreign representatives.
They form u brilliant procession ns
they prncicd to the president's recep
tion room, the embassadors being the
llrst In line, follow id by tho ministers
lu older of seulorltj, vnch attended by
his suit. Including secretaries, attaches
und such ladles of tho legations ns de
sire to attend. Tho South American
diplomats. In accordance with their
own peculiar custom, appear In full
evening diess. It is tho orientals who
glvo the plctme Its gajest coloring.
The Chinese minister ami his nst suit
wear vailcolorcd gowns of rich nud
costly fabrics, though tho Japanese are
not so showy In their stnto attire. Tho
Turks appear In their red fczres and
the Koreans In their flowerpot hats
and nro even more gorgeous than tho
After the distinguished and brilliant
assembly of oltlchils-state. Judicial,
diplomatic and legislative has passod
tlnough thu reception room nnd receiv
ed tho president's Now Year greeting
uu hour Is exclusively devoted to cltl
tens, and the chief executive receives
nnd shakes hands In quite democratic
fashion with as many of his fellow
countrymen ns can reach him durlnif
the time utlotled to Iho leceptlou.
IUmuel IIcnnAUD.
VOall them not so fondly back,
Since the stars shall
Yet the Hour Glass of
Still shall turn within His hand,
nd the Old Years that run darkly
Be the New Year's brightest sand,
The Gentleman!? War In Which Itl
Tal MoTora tinners cd New Year's,
For years thero had been n bitter
rivalry between the towns of .Tuba
Hill nnd Dog Creek, nnd such a thing
as an olllclal visit between town otfl
clals had not been dreamed of Some
times a Dog Creek man who went
over to Juba Hill got back nllvc, nnd
Instances could bo cited where a Juba
Hill man hnd got out of Dog Creek
without being shot at These were ex.-
ceptlonnl cases, however, and there
was no guldo to go by. When Peto
Mahoucy was elected mayor of Dog
Greek, It was on bis pledge to mako
It still hotter for Juba Hill. That
same fall Joe Drake was elected
mayor of Juba Hill on his pledgo that
ho would endeavor to wipe Dog Creek
off the face of tho earth. December
wns wearing Itself away and both
towns wer whooping It up when
Mayor Mahoney beard that Mayor
Drake said he was no gentleman.
"No gentleman, eh?" ho sld to somo
of his closest friends. "Well, wo'li seo
nbout that. New Year's day will soon
bo here, and do you know what I'm go
ing to do? I'm going to mount my
mule and tide over to Juba mil and
call on Mayor Drake. I'll call as a
gentleman should."
At about the same tlmo Mayor Drako
was told that Mayor Mahoney did not
consider him a gentleman, and ho sat
down nnd thought It over nnd then
said to his friends:
"I'll prove that Mayor Mahoucy Is a
hosi thief and a liar. On Now Year's
day I'll ride over there ns n gentleman,
call on him as a gentleman and let him
see the difference between a scrub aud
a man."
It Is needless to add that both towns
onccurnged their respective mayors In
tholr plans. When New Year's day
came, both mouuted their mules nt
nbout the same hour nud set out, and
as n conscqucneo they met hulf way
between the towns, Knch had n fol
lowing of about a hundred. As tho
two mayors enrno to a halt Mnyor Ma
honey graciously observed:
"Will tho gentleman from Juba mil
return to Dog Ctcck with tho other
"Tho gentleman from Juba Hill wnB
about to ask tho other gentleman to
accept f his liospltnllty," was tho re
ply of Mayor Drnke.
"As a gentleman nnd knowing what
belongs to good manners"
"As another gentleman nnd knowing
all about etiquette"
"I must suy that Dog CretU has tho
biggest gravcynid,"
"t Juba Hill has the most sa
loons." "And that you aro a duffer and a
"And that you are a quitter and n
Then tho respective nnyors pulled
their respective gnus with a whoop.
The respective gentlemen on either
pldo followed suit, and for half nn hour
tho most cheerful Industry prevailed.
The gentlemanly shooting contluucil
until ovorjbody hnd run shoit of car
tridges or (jot tired of dodging bullets,
and then Major Mahoney camo out
from behind a tree nud said:
Vriio mnyor of Dog Creek, who Is
still a gentleman und no hog, wilt uow
bid you a polite good day anil retire."
Then Mayor Drnke rose up from bo
hind the stump which had sheltered
him through the fray and replied:
"Tho mayor of Juba Hill, who Is
also a gentloman and knows when he's
got enough, presents bis compliments
and best wishes aud trusts that this
auspicious beginning of tho New Year
may strengthen the bond of love bew
tvrecn tha two towns "
And then each side Hided up Its vic
tims and returned home In a gentle
manly way. A. B. Lewis.
never stand!
the years
Sometimes ft SUncllnrr of Supersti
tious Ceremoiilfs und Exceiislvo
Jollity Odd festivities In Scotland,
China and Japan.
Dvery nation has Its partlcutnr feast
days aud holidays, some paying great
er attention to one and some to an
other, but all peoples on the face of
the earth who reckon time at all In
some manner greet the New Year.
Wo have so shuffled our calendar
that now the occurrence of tho New
Year on iho 1st of January has lost Its
significance. Among primitive nations,
however, the New Year invniiably
marked the opening of one of tho nat
ural divisions of the seasons.
One of the oldest of Now Year cus
toms Is that practiced by the Alnos of
Japan. For n thousand years thc30
people have stood still In their civili
zation, following nil thtlr primitive
customs and ceremonies. New Year
with them Is n season of merrymaking
which winds up with the great bear
feast, called Omsla, in which a huge
bear Is sacrificed.
In Scotland, where Christmas Is not
observed ns a geuerul holiday becauso
no many Presbyterians look upon Its
observance as a species of supersti
tion. New Year's day Is aJojous one,
and a strange way of celebrating the
dying of the old year has long been
customary there. The Inst night of
the year Is called "Hogmeuayo night"
and Is celebrated by drinking, singing
and general festivities.
Tho Chlnesp nro notorious for their
fondness for holidays, and the Celes
tials make the most of this one. They
nra not content with ono day, but take
n whole month tq celebrate the ap
proach of the Now Year. Chinese lan
terns, tlrecrnekers. feasting and tho
paying up of old debts play tho major
part In the ecieinanles.
A strange custom In many parts of
Europe Is tluit of having n member of
tho family, cither tho eldest or youn
gest, open the family Illble at random
nnd place bis or ber fiuger nt any spot
on the open 'page, without glancing nt
It. The verse'thus marked Is regarded
as a sort of text for the ensuing 12
months. .
A very poetical old ceremony Is that
of tho so callid. Messc des Anlmiux, or
animals' mass, which takes place on
Now Year's eve In tho Trench depart
ment of the' Covennes, a country In
which the celebration of the Now Year
almost entliely supersedes that of
Christmas. This truly pastoral festival
Is given in behalf of the herds of cattle
which constitute tho chief wealth of
tho hardy mountaineers. Bpforo tho
ceremony begins herds of cows and
sheep nnd goats arc driven to an open
spneo beforo the chuicir. Inside tho
building Is gathered a crowd of stal
wart men and women In festive rai
ment, each holding a lighted candle
while the euro celebrates mass.
Komo of the aborigines of our own
land hav c Nevy Year enstonjs that nre
exceedingly Interesting, notably that
of the Moqul Indians, called So-j'n-u-ua,
which Is a singular and elaborate
mythical drama, divided Into two
parts, In which offerings are mnde to
eillgles of tho great plumo headed ser
pent, the enemy of the sun. This, Is fol
lowed by a sun dance In which tho con
flict between tho orb pf day nnd the
Inferior hostile gods Is. portrayed.
A Problem of Centnrles,
"Oh, look before you lc.pl" lie cried.
but to Mb arm) flew the
"lie. no." the little ronlj replied, ,'l
"For tlilj ! letp jearl Scet" ,J1
"Trill rear you've Iraped all right, I aee.
And I am In a ktu,
But e(00) Into 10(00 ron't cue.
You're Cgvirea are a infaa "
9iHcjtSrkiysL ,ljm ' gen
Wheat, por bu. 03o.
Ityo, per bu., B8o.
Oats, per bu., 2Uc.
Corn, bljelletl, per bu., S3o.
Ear corn, per bu., 15 to lflo.
Cora, cracked, $15.00 per ton.
Clover (large), per bu, $3.60 to $4.23
Clover (small), per bu, $3.50 to $4.25
Clover, crimson, per bu, $3.00
Clover, white, per bu, $7.
Clover, alslko, $5
Timothy, per bu, $1.00 to $1.25
Mill Feed-Chop.
Corn, oats and barley, per owt., 850
Corn nnd oats, por owt., 80o.
Mlddellngs, per owt., No. 1, 05o.
Bran, por owt, 76o
Spring wheat, per sack, $1.25
City brands, por back, $1.00 to $1,10
Hyo flour, per sack, $1.00
Ornhum flour, por sack, 10-lb, 80a
Timothy, No. 1 b.iled per ton, $13.00
Timothy, No. 1 bulk por ton, $11.
Clover and timothy, No. 1 balod
por ton, 0 to $10.
Clover nnd timothy, No. 1 bulk per
ton, $10.50 to $11
Clover, No. 1 baled per ton, $0.00
Clover, No. I bulk per ton, $9
Wheat, baled per ton, $5.
Wheat, bulk per ton, $5
Oats, baled per ton, $4.60
Oats, bulk nor ton. $4.60
, llye, per tou,$ 0.
xvye, Dunuie, fit per ton
Beof, Hvo por lb, 8 to 5o
Beef, dressed per lb, 0 to 8Ua
Pork, live per lb 8K to 4o
l'ork, drossed per lb 5 toEJo
Mutton, live por lb 3) to 4&o
Mutton, dressed porlb 6o
Lamb, drossed per lb 8o
Lamb, Hvo por lb 4 to 6o
Veal, live per lb 4 to 5
Veal, dressod por lb 8 to8Jo
Ham, cured por lb l to 10o
Shoulder, cured per lb 7o
Bacun, cured per lb 8 to Oa
Beef, dried por lb 10 to lOo
Cured, beof No 1, per lb 1040
Curod, beof No 2, por lb 9jJo
Oroen, beof No 1, por lb.83Jo
Oreon, beef No 2, por lb'7Jo
Cured, calf No 1, per lb llo
Cured, calf No 2, per lb lOo
Green, calf No 1, per lb 10)o
Oreon, calf No 2, per lb 0o
Sheep pelts, 76o to $1.00
Tallow per lb, 4Ji to 4o
Farm Produce.
Butter, Elgin creamery, per lb. 25o
Butter, country, per lb, 18 to 20o
Butter, cooking, porlb, 12o
Laid, country, per lb, 6 and 8o
Lard, city, per lb, 6Jo
Eggs, strictly fresh, per doz 24a
Chickens, Hvo, per 16 7to 80
Chickens, dressed, por lb 0 to 10a
Turkeys, dressod 10 to llo
Bucks, dressed 10 to 12o
l'otatoes, por bu 35 to 40a
Nayy benus, per bu, $2.15
Marrowfat beans, per bu, $2.50
Mnple syrup, per gal, 65 to 70s
Onions, per bu, 40o
Butter, Elgin creamery, por lb, 824
flutter, country, per lb, 25o
Butter, cooking, per lb, 10 to loo
Bnttorine, porlb, 18 to 20o
Oloomnrgerlno, per lb, 20a
Lard, country, per lb, lOo
a.nru, city, por id, iuo
Lard, compound, por lb, 80
Eggs, strictly fresli per doz, 28a
Chickens, Hvo por lb, 10 to Uo
Chickens, dressod ner lb. 18a
Turkeys, dressod 16a
Bucks, dressed 18o
l'otatoes, por bu, 6O0
Oats, por bu, 80 to 32o
Corn, our, per bu, 2Go
Coin, shotted, pet bu, 40a
Com, cracked, per lb, Io
Hay, balled, per owt, 75o
Straw, baled, por owt, 85o
Onions, por bushel $1.
Celery, per bunch 10a
York State, por lb, 18o.
Swiss, por lb, I8o.
Full cream, per lb, 10a
Salt, per bbl, Wadsworth $1,10. N.
Bock salt, per lb, lo
Oil meal, per lb, 2o
Crushed oyster sholls, 65o a owt.
Crushed bono, per lb, 2o
Linseed oil, boiled por gal, 52a
Linseed oil, raw per gal, 60c.
Turpentine, por gal. 75a
Vhlto Lead por owl, $0.
Nails, 8d wire common per owt,
Nails, Sil stool out common per cwi
$8. .85
Nails', 8d cut common per owt,$3.80
' Lumber.
Hemlock bill stuff $19 per m
Norway bill stuff $23 per m
Yellow plno siding No, 1 $27 per m
Yellow pine flooring No. 1 common
$25 per m
YeUowplne colling No. 1 $27 per
White pine lath No. 1, $8.00 per m
"White pine lath No. 2 $5.00 por 1000
Clear red cedar shingles $3.50 per
Clear hemlock shingles $2.75 per
Until you get our prices and see
our grades.
The Hankey Lumber Co.,
Wholesale and retail dealers la
And manataotarera of
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc
iost Sooth Main St. - Akron, o.
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