July 16, 1887
C. Ladue, who made a horse tradde last
week, swapped again the other day for a yoke of cattle." Hoss " trades
are becoming very plentiful. Landlord Flairty swapped with a jewelry agent
yesterday and got a 7 year old horse, gold watch and $5. This morning,
ex-Justice Morse traded his colt for Ladue's yoke of steers. Landlord Beebe
traded his brown horse for a bay horse, Monday, with a man in Florence
and gave $25 to boot.
August 20, 1887
There will be an excursion train tomorrow
from Sylvan Beach. Tickets for the round trip from Cleveland 40 cents.
August 27, 1887
If the Central New York Telephone Company
expects to do any considerable business throughout this vicinity, they
will have to reduce their rates. The present charges are but little less
than highway robbery.
September 17, 1887
Frost last night.
October 1, 1887
The kids are clubbing the nut trees.
October 15, 1887
The manufacture of window glass was resumed
in the factories at this place and Bernhards Bay on Wednesday afternoon.
December 17, 1887
Frank Palmer is " kicking " vigorously,
and the cause thereof is his
brother crawling into his bed, past the
midnight hour, two or three nights in the week, and using Frank's back
to warm his feet on.
December 24, 1887
The night express, due in Cleveland at
4:55 a.m. Monday was 7 hours late. It met with a serious accident
on the middle division.One of the side rods broke on the locomotive and
crashed through the cab, fatally injuring the engineer.
December 31, 1887
" Pike " got a bad scare last night.
For full particulars inquire at the the Globe.
January 28, 1888
The telephone office here has been fitted
up with a new pattern
switchboard and long distance transmitter.
February 11, 1888
The village board failed to put in an
appearance Monday evening.
March 3, 1888
Thursday afternoon, 24 sleighs by actual
count, contained not less than 60 persons, crossed over on the lake from
this place to Bridgeport to take in a horse trot.
March 24, 1888
The price of eggs is steadily on the decline,
the lastest qoutation here being 16 cents per dozen.
May 12, 1888
The band will give a dance Tuesday in
App Hall. The canal boat built by Ezra Dickinson for G. Pickett, Constantia
will be launched today.
June 16, 1888
The Cleveland G.W. Band has arranged for
a moonlight excursion to Frenchman's Island.
July 7, 1888
Excursion Boats are violating the law
by not having life preservers on board.
September 29, 1888
Grape thieves are numerous.
October 6, 1888
Visit New York via New York O&W $5.65
round trip- good for 10 days.
October 27, 1888
Cheese factories are closing up until
November 17, 1888
Houser's dog was cut in two by the cars
yesterday. Houser said when notified of the affair, " Next time he stay
January 26, 1889
The C.D. Henry People's Theatre began
a weeks engagement here in Audas Hall Monday evening.
March 2, 1889
A big wave of drunkenness spread over
Cleveland yesterday. Landlord Beebe has the gout. E.H. Hoose has been unable
to any work at the glass factory for six weeks because of rheumatism in
April 6, 1889
A check of $100 was received here yesterday
to pay a prize drawn in the Louisana lottery. Four Clevelanders get $25
May 11, 1889
The hotel Getman opening. The formal opening
of the new Hotel Getman took place Tuesday evening of this week. Invitations
to the number of 300 had been distributed far and wide. The evening was
perfect. The Cleveland Band gave delightful selections and a pleasure steamer
lay at the dock for the use of guests. It was nearly midnight when the
last of the
guests were served, and then the large
dining room was cleared for dancing, which was highly enjoyed until about
4 o'clock in the morning.
June 1, 1889
Three young Cleveland Sports went to Syracuse
yesterday to order new suits.
June 15, 1889
" Hungry Lane " is in need of consdierable
repair. Sexton Robus desires us to announce that he will next week cut
the grass in the cemetery and will sell it to the highest bidder.
July 20, 1889
Oatmeal water is the cheapest and one
of the most healthful hot weather drinks. It is simply oatmeal stirred
into cold water and allowed to settle
before drinking. This is what the glass
August 31, 1889
The Lakeside Cleveland Press was 16 years
old last week. It was started in 1873.
Mrs. Bonneau received $808.12 additonal
pension money this week and is to get $24 each month.
September 14, 1889
Bernhards Bay Cheese factory patrons held
a lively session this week, being called together to take action in the
case of J. ickham charges with sending watered milk to the factory.
The state game protector who was here
this week said that Cleveland was the only place along the entire shore
of Oneida Lake where net fishing was not engaged in. A decided compliment
November 16, 1889
Ex-Landlord Flarity is getting quite gray.
Louis Best goes next week to Lancaster
Ohio to blow double thick glass.
January 25, 1890
Three tons of coal were burned in the
Getman house in two weeks.
March 8, 1890
50 years, or one half century ago, Postmaster
A.D. Brooks of Bernards Bay first set foot in the town of Constantia. In
company with a friend, he journeyed from Massachusetts by rail to a point
on the New York Central
Railroad near Utica and walked there to
Cleveland and engaged in making chairs. Tomorrow will be the 50th anniversary
of his arrival in
Fred Houser is putting up several hundered
tons of ice. ( It is told this was put in Sawdust and kept for use in the
summer months )
April 5, 1890
Albert Morse, one of the oldest, most
prominent and influential of our residents departed this life at 5:45 Thursday
morning. He was born at McConnelsville, Oneida COunty, October 27, 1808.
Shortly after reaching manhood, he moved to Cleveland where he was for
a time connected with Constantia Iron Works.
August 9, 1890
In 1880 the population of Cleveland Village
was about 750. Now it is 842.
July 6, 1895
T.D. Deans is manager of the Cleveland
September 7, 1895
About 30 of the relatives and friends
of the Bernhard Family gatehred at the old homestead Monday of this week
to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the settlement of Bernhards Bay by
John Bernhard, who came from Holland to State Island is 1792. In the fall
of 1795, John Bernhard came to Bernhards Bay with his wife and only child,
John Jr., who was 9 years old. At the time the place was a wilderness.
February 15, 1896
Barney Delehunt has quit the glass factory
work and is employed in an Elmira grocery store at $10 a week.