Utica Saturday Globe Newspaper, 
January 12, 1901
These are items found in the Utica Saturday Globe, Oswego Edition.  Most pertain to the City of Oswego, with a few exceptions, and those items will be linked to those townships.  
 
Lake Ontario, After the Storm
Lake Ontario, "After the Storm"

One of Oswego's Beautiful Views
Oswego, Jan. 11--After the Storm, the first of the series of pictures to be published by the Globe of Oswego and vicinity, shows old Ontario settling down after a brisk northwester.  The outer breakwater and beacon light are plainly visible., as is the D.L. & W. trestle on the left.  The wrecked hulks shown in the foreground of the picture is all that remains of the schooners Baltic and Bond, which went ashore during a terrific gale, made the Fort beach the burying ground of many a staunch laker.

A Series of Pictures of Oswego and Vicinity

Oswego, Jan. 11--By an arrangement with M. S. LOVELL, the well-known Oswego photographer, the Globe, beginning this week, will publish a series of half-tone pictures of Oswego and the surrounding country.  Mr. Lovell has been several years in securing this collection which is by far the largest and most complete to be found.  There are a large number of people who are making conections of views and who will find the Globe's pictures a great addition.  Those who are not making collections are requested to do so and in a few weeks you will find you have got something you would not part with for many times its cost.  At almost any bookstore a book prepared for the posting of views can be purchased for a few cents.  With each picture will be given a short description which will add much interest to the collection.

Miscellaneous

William Harrison, Of Oswego
Named For the Presidency of the Department of Public Works

William Harrison Oswego, Jan. 11—William Harrison, according to the custom and usages of the department of works as regards the oldest member on the board, will be elected presiding officer when the first meeting is held next week.  Mr. Harrison has proved himself to be an efficient and trusted official of the city and will make an excellent presiding officer.

 

Fred M. Hart, of Oswego

Fred M. Hart
Oswego, Jan. 11—At the meeting of the department of charities, held Tuesday afternoon, Fred M. Hart was re-elected president for the ensuing year.  This mark of esteem on the part of the other commissioners must be pleasing to Mr. Hart, who since his connection with the board, has ever shown himself to be a careful and painstaking official.

 
 

OBITUARIES
 

The Late William Joyce, of Oswego

William Joyce
Oswego, Jan 11—William JOYCE, an old resident of Oswego, passed away recently at his home corner of East 10 1/2and Mohawk streets in that city.  Mr. Joyce was born in St. Lawrence County and came to Oswego when a young man.  He tended lock for several seasons on the Oswego canal.  Later he was appointed constable, an office he held for many years.  He also held the office of Deputy United States marshall for two years.  Besides his wife, who was Miss Lamyra A. Hough, there survive the following children:  Dr. H.C. Joyce, of Buffalo; William H. Joyce, of Utica; Mrs. Merick Willis, of Ogdensburg, and Mrs. John Vickery, of this city.  The funeral took place at his late home last Sunday and he was laid at rest in the Riverside cemetery. 

 
 

Passing of an Old Resident of Oswego Town
Mrs. Sally Doolittle

Oswego, Jan 11—Mrs. Sally DOOLITTLE, wife of the late David Doolittle, of Oswego town, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.B. Millot, THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK.  She was born in Oneida county 80 years ago and moved to this county when a young girl.  She leaves two children, Albert Doolittle, of Minetto, and Mrs. Millot, of Oswego.  She was a sister of Chester Penfield, of this city, and of Mrs. Sidney Goodnow, of Oswego town, and Mrs. William Dundon, of Auburn.  The burial took place Thursday.
 
 

Death of a Well-Known Oswego Resident
James Dunn

Oswego, Jan 11— James DUNN, father of Capt. William Dunn, of the Forty-Eighth Separate Company, died at his home at the corner of West Third and Lake streets at 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon.  Mr. Dunn was born in Wicklow county, Ireland, and came to this country in 1866, settling in this city.  He was engaged in the lumber and grocery business until 1889, when he purchased the shoe store of Thomas Murray, which business he conducted until three years ago.  He was a man who took a keen interest in public affairs and during the ‘80’s represented the First Ward in the Common Council.  For 12 years he was a member of the department of charity.  Beside his widow Mr. Dunn leaves one son and three brothers, two in Canada and one in New York. 
 
 

Pioneer Settler of the Town of Albion
Death of Mrs. Frances J. Pierce

Oswego, Jan 11—Mrs. Frances J. PIERCE, widow of Horace Pierce, and daughter of the late Alexander Henderson, one of the pioneer settlers of the Town of Albion, died at Altmar Sunday morning, aged nearly 70 years.  Mrs. Pierce was born in the village in which she died.  Three children survive her, Mrs. Edward A. Rollins, of Boston; H. D. Pierce, of Oswego, and V. D. Pierce, of Altmar.  Mrs. Pierce united with the Congregational Church when quite young and remained a constant member to the time of her death.  The funeral took place from the home of her son in Altmar on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
 
 

Death of Elbridge Stacy, of Scriba

Died suddenly last Sunday of paralysis of the heart at his home on the Hall road.  He was 64 years old and is survived by five sons and two daughters.
 
 

Death of Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Brownell

News has been received here of the death of the 4 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. H. A. BROWNELL in New York.  Mrs. Brownell was formerly Miss Ida Feate, of this city.
 

Death of John F. Kinney

A telegram received in Oswego Monday announced the death, in New York, of John F. Kinney, a son of ex-Ald. Kinney, of the Second Ward.  Mr. Kinney was 37 years old and was an expert stenographer.  Death was caused by an attack of pneumonia. 

Death of Edward Hennessey

Edward, the only son of Edward J. Hennessey, of 216 West Third street, died Tuesday morning of pneumonia.
 
 

Edwin Allen
A Prominent Oswegonian Whom Death Has Claimed

Edwin Allen
Oswego, Jan 11—Edwin ALLEN, who died at “The Castle,” his palatial residence on Montcalm street, recently, was one of Oswego’s most prominent and respected citizens, whose death will be felt in this community.  He was a man of sterling character and passed his days doing good, ever in an unostentatious manner.

Mr. Allen was born in Schenectady county in 1817 and was a brother of William Allen, chief justice of the Court of Appeals.  He studied law and settled in the village of Mexico, but desiring a wider field in which to practice he came to this city in 1840 and had since resided here.  As a lawyer he had no peer in this city.  At one time Mr. Allen took a prominent part in local politics and was elected mayor of the city on the Democratic ticket.  He was also the Democratic nominee against Irving G. Vane for justice of the Supreme Court.

He was a lover of home life and spent most of his time with his family.  He was one of the original 12 men who met and organized the Grace Church Society in the early ‘70’s, and was a trustee at the time of his death.

Mr. Allen was twice married.  Each time to sisters of Frederick Carrington, and he is survived by the second Mrs. Allen and one daughter, Mrs. H. H. Stebbins, of Rochester.  The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Rev. David Willis, Jr., officiated, and Rev. H. A. Stebbins offered prayer.  Burial was at Riverside. 
 
 

Marriages

Marriage of Doyle and Potter

The announcement is made of the approaching marriage of James M. Doyle, of 182 West Seneca street, and Miss Nellie Potter, daughter of Mrs. Anna Potter, of East Utica street.  The wedding will occur on the 17th inst., at St. Paul’s Church.

Wills

Will of Charles S. Gage

The will of Charles S. Gage, who died at Wolcott, in August last, leaving real and personal property to the amount of $4000, remembered many people in Oswego.  Those who benefit by the personal property are Louise Babbott, $275; Sophia Gage, $275; Lina Moore, $50.  The two former named are residue heirs.
 


Oswego Notes and Personals
(Items with names only)

George SEYMOUR, who claims Oswego as his home, is wanted in Binghamton for stealing barber supplies and $17 in money.

Alexander R. PENFIELD has retired as junior member of the hardware firm of Quigg & Penfield.  Mr. Quigg will conduct the business.

Father Barry, of St. Paul's Church, announced Sunday that the Christmas collection for the benefit of the school amounted to $1207.

Emil David, of Bern, Switzerland, remembered his Oswego friends by sending James D. Bentley a handsome combination match box and coin holder.

There is considerable good natured strife between the teams of Capt. Dolton and Capt. Mahoney, who are playing a forty-five contest at the C.M.B.A. rooms.

Sunday Father Fournier, of St. Mary's Church announced the Christmas collection to amount to $432.  He thanked the members of his congregation for their generosity.

John CARROLL, for several years foreman of the blacksmithing department of the Ames Iron Works, has accepted a similar position with the National Spring Company's works.

At the meeting of the Political Equality Club, held at the home of Mrs. James Upcraft, Mrs. N.M. Andrews read an interesting paper on the Twentieth Century Salutation.

Charles T. Hannah, of West Utica street, who for the past six years has been an employee at the McCarthy China Hall, has accepted a position with W.J. Brewster, of Hannibal.

At the annual meeting of the Fortnightly Club the following officers were elected:  President, F. A. Emerick; Vice-President, N. S. Bentley; Secretary and Treasurer, A. B. Coggswell.

Capt. W. J. Dunn, of the civil service commission, has received a communication from the State Civil Service Commission to file an annual statement covering his work for the past year.

Martin Scruton, a boy 10 years old, while at play in Engine House Company 1 recently with the youngest son of Chief Blackburn fell through the opening leading to the sliding pole and broke his wrist.

The numerous friends of Frederick G. Lewis, who was here early in the season with the Heart of Maryland Company, will be pleased to learn that he has been promoted to leading man in the company.  Mr. Lewis is an Oswego boy.

The officers of the Second National Bank are: Directors-George B. Sloan, Theodore Irwin, Robert S. Sloan, George B. Sloan, Jr., and F. E. Sweetland.  Officers-George B. Sloan, President;Theodore Irwin, Vice President; F. E. Sweetland, Cashier.

 The officers of Post O'Brien, No. 65, GAR, were installed by L.V.S. Mattison.  the officers of the Woman's Relief Corps were also installed by Post President Mrs. Gertrude Wilcox, with Miss Julia E. France as conducter.  After the installation a banquet was served.

At the annual meeting of the First National Bank the following officers were elected: Directors-John T. Mott, Elliot B. Mott, H.H. Lyman, Orson H. Brown, J.D.W. Case.  Officers-John T. Mott, President; Henry H. Lyman, Vice-President; J.D.W. Case, Cashier; L.W. Mott, Assistant Cashier.

 At the recent annual meeting of the Third Battalian Band the following officers were elected:  President, Burt A. Murray; Vice President, Michael F. Horrigan; Secretary, Leon W. Parmiter; Treasurer, W. A. Manor; Musical Director, Fred W. Preston; First Principal Musician, John F. Murphy; Second Principal Musician, John McBride; Major, Charles Bird; Sergeant, John P. Driscoll.

The Pioneer Temperance Society has entered the 29th year of its existence.  At the annual meeting at St. Paul's Church, Oswego, the following officers were elected: Chancellor, W.W. Allard; Senio Vice Chancellor, Patrick Glynn; Junior Vice Chancellor, Patrick Gavin; Treasurer, Cornelious Hayes; Secretary, T. N. Dewine; Outer Guardian, Thomas Houlihan; Inner Guardian, John Walsh, Jr.; Conductor, Thomas McPeak; S. M. C., Dennis O'Neill; J. M., John Walsh, Chaplain, Very Rev. M. Barry.

Gospel services were held all of this week at the Congregational Church, the Trinity M. E., and Congregational Church congregations uniting.  The following program was carried out: Monday, Rev. H.S. Sizer, rector of the Church of the Evangelists; Tuesday, Rev. W. C. Davidson, pastor Trinity M. E. Church; Wednesday, Rev. C.N. Thorp, pastor Congregational Church; Thursday, Rev. C.S. Savage, pastor West Baptist Church; Friday, Rev. David Wills, Jr., pastor Grace Presbyterian Church.

A certificate of Incorporation of the Ames Iron Works Company will be filed in the office of the Secretary of the State within a few days.  the company was organized in 1853 by Talcott and Underhill and is to-day the largest manufacturer of portable and high speed engines in the country.  For years it has been conducted as a co-partnership company but that the name may be perpetuated it was decided to take advantage of the corporation laws and incorporate, the capital stock being placed at $100,000.
 

Oswego, Jan. 11-- The interest in bowling in this city has become prominent.  There are two public alleys beside several private ones.  Last Sunday the Oswego Bowling Association was formed and the following officers elected:  
President, John HARRIS
Secretary, James CAREY
Treasurer, Frank WASHBURN
The following clubs have joined the association:  Knights of Columbus, Knights of Pythias, Germanias, Eurekas, Wrights and Elks.  Two more independent teams will be added, making an eight-team league.  Valuable prizes will be given to the winning club, and also individual prizes for the highest score.
 

Popular Oswegonian Mentioned for the Mayoralty.

Oswego, Jan. 11--The friends of John H. McGRAW, of West Eighth street, Oswego, are talking of presenting his name before the Republican convention for nomination for mayor.  Mr. McGRAW would make a good candidate and poll a large vote.  He is popular in the Third Ward, where he lives and in other parts of the city, where he is popularly known and respected.  He is a favorite among the employees of the R.W. & O. Railroad shops, where he is a foreman.  Mr. McGRAW is an earnest worker in the ranks of the Republican party in Oswego and for a number of years served as a member of the Police Board, in which position he showed himself to be a trusted and painstaking official.  

Lyman Will Not Be Removed

Oswego, Jan. 11-- The Albany correspondentof the Buffalo Express sees a plot to remove Henry H. LYMAN, of this city, from the head of the State Excise Commission.  The correspondent says: "there also seems to be some sort of plot to bring about the removal of Henry H. Layman, of Oswego, State excise commissioner, from his post.  It is rumored that an ambitious patriot of Buffalo thinks Col. Lyman's position is just the one that should be given to him.  The name of this patriot has not been disclosed.  Then there is a second report that if the Buffalo organization compels Col. Lyman to walk the plank and puts in his place its own selection, the place of deputy State excise commissioner is to go to some Chautaugua county man.  This suggestion makes it appear that Speaker Nixon may be looking after the deputyship for some friend of his."
It is understood, however, that when Mr. Lyman's term of office expires in April he will be reappointed to the position he has filled so well and faithfully.  

When the Paines bill was placed on the statute book for the purpose of governing the sale of liquor in this state, it was necessary that the man to be placed at the head of the excise department should be the one who was qualified in every way for the work.  Upon this man depended the success or failure of the undertaking, which was an experiment in every way.  Col. Lyman was selected, and the manner in which he has conducted the affairs of his office is proof of his ability.  For the first year he was kept busy at his office in Albany, working strenuously for the success of the plan.

It was thought when it was seen that Mr. Lyman had made a success instead of a failure of the office that some one would come forward and demand it.  But it is asserted by the powers that he will be reappointed when his present term expires, which will show that his past good work is appreciated by the leaders of the Republican party and will be gratifying news to his many friends in this city and different parts of the State.
 


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