ELMIRA STREET DIRECTORY
Also including the Streets in the towns of Elmira and Southport.
Amity st W from James st, 5th Ward, to South Hoffman st.
Ann st S E from 70 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to Sly st.
Badger st N from 953 East av, 3rd Ward, to E Washington st.
Baldwin st N from 300 E Water st, 4th Ward, to City Line.
Balsam st from 465 Mt. Zoar st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Baty st S E from Herrick, bel South av, to Plank Road, S. port.
Beach st S from 950 East av, 3rd Ward, to Newtown creek.
Benjamin st N from 360 Fifth st 7th Ward, to Junction Canal.
Benton st N from 750 E Washington av, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Bon View st W from 1055 Grove st, 6th Ward, to City Line.
Broadway E from 1000 College av, 2nd Ward, to Erie Railway.
Burdick st S from Miller st to N C Railway, to S. port.
Caldwell av S W from 450 Maple av, 5th Ward, to Lake av.
Canal st N from 200 Fifth st, 2nd Ward, to E Washington av.
Carpenter st E from 1000 Oak st, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Carr st W from Carr’s Corners.
Carroll st E from 150 Baldwin st, 4th Ward, to Madison av.
Casey st S from 217 Miller st, to N C Railway, S. port.
Catherine st S W from 350 Maple av, 5th Ward, to Spaulding st.
Chestnut st N from 400 S Elm st, 5th Ward, to Chemung river.
Clinton Place S from 650 E Clinton st, 3rd Ward, to E Third st.
Coburn st W from 418 S Broadway, 5th Ward, to City Line.
College av N from 300 W Water st, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Columbia st N from 350 W Water st, 1st Ward, to Sixth st.
Congdon st W from 312 Hine st, 5th Ward, to Gardiner av.
Crescent av W from 1100 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Maxwell av.
Davis Place W from 511 Columbia st, 6th Ward, to School Lot No. 2.
Davis st N from 400 W Water st, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Day st E from 950 Oak st, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Decker av E from 310 Hine st, 5th Ward, to Gardiner av.
DeWitt st N from 500 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Clinton st.
Dickinson st N from 350 E Clinton st, 3rd Ward, to E Washington av.
Diven av W from 1400 Lake st to Baldwin.
Division st W from 12 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Baldwin st.
East av E from 650 Oak st 3rd Ward, to City Line.
E Centre st W from 1300 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Erie Railway.
E Church st E from 300 Railroad av to City Line.
E Clinton st E from 600 Railroad av to Sullivan st.
E Fifth st E from 700 Railroad av to Sullivan st.
E First st E from 350 Railroad av to State st.
E Fourth st E from 650 State st, 3rd Ward, to Lake st.
E Gray st E from 200 Railroad av, 1st Ward, to Baldwin st.
E Henry st E from 330 Erie Railway, 5th Ward, to Penna av.
E Hudson st E from 220 Erie Railway, 5th Ward, to Penna av.
E Market st E from 150 Railroad av, 1st Ward, to Junction Canal.
E Oak st N from 750 Fifth st, 7th Ward, to Harper st.
E Second st E from 400 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Sullivan st.
E Seventh st E from 850 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Canal st.
E South av (late Miller st) E from the Railroad to Maple av, S. port.
E South Water st E from 100 Railroad av, 5th Ward, to Penna av.
E Third st E from 500 State st, 3rd Ward, to Oak st.
E Washington av E from 900 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to City Line.
E Water st E from 100 Railroad av, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Elizabeth st W from 1007 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to Grove st.
Elm st N from 450 W Water st, 1st Ward, to Sixth st.
Erie st S from LaFrance st to Miller st, Southport.
Esty st E from Robinson st Chemung river in the Buttonwoods, S. port.
Euclid Place N from 650 W Church st, 6th Ward, to Fifth st.
Exchange st N from 200 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Market st.
Ferris st E from 50 S Main st, 5th Ward, to Erie Railway.
First ave N from 130 E South Water st, 5th Ward, to Chemung River.
Fitch st E from 1012 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to Grove st.
Foster av S from 800 W Church st, 1st Ward to Josephine st.
Fox st N from 450 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Market st.
Franklin st W from 500 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Fulton st S from 300 W South Water st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Gardiner av S from 520 Hudson st, 5th Ward, to S. Broadway.
Giltanan st S from Miller st to N C Railway Shops, S. port.
Gipsey lane W from Lake st on Gen. A. S. Diven’s N Line.
Grand Central av from City Line to Horseheads.
Grant st W from 1200 College av, 6th Ward, to Davis st.
Gregg st S from 650 E Church st, 4th Ward, to E Market st.
Grove st N from 600 W Water st, 1st Ward, to Woodlawn Cemetery.
Hall st N from Maxwell Park, 7th Ward, to Norton st.
Harmon st S from 250 W South Water st, 5th Ward, to Partridge st.
Harper st E from 725 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Sullivan st.
Harriet st N from 850 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Church st.
Hart st W from 1100 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to Hoffman st.
Hatch st N from 150 W Fifth st, 2nd Ward, to W Washington av.
Hathaway st W from 850 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Dickinson st.
Herrick st S from 408 Mt Zoar st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
High st N from 600 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Clinton st.
Hine st N from 450 Mt Zoar st, 5th Ward, to Chemung River.
Hoffman st N from 650 W Water, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Home st E from Erie Railway n LaFrance Shops, to Maple av, S. port.
Horner st S W from 550 Maple av 5th Ward, to Lake Sly.
Howard st S from 900 East av, 3rd Ward, to E Third st.
Huntley st N from 850 E Washington av, 7th Ward, to Pattinson st.
Ivy st W from 1050 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to Grove st.
James st S from 600 W Hudson st, 5th Ward, to S Elm st.
Jay st E from 450 High st, 3rd Ward, to Sullivan st.
Jefferson st S from 450 Mt Zoar st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
John st E from 150 Madison av, 4th Ward, to Junction Canal.
Johnson st N from 450 Sixth st, 6th Ward, to Tompkins st.
Jones’ Lane N and E from 207 E Church st, 3rd Ward, to 313 Baldwin st.
Jones st E from Robison st to Chemung river, in the Buttonwoods, S. port.
Josephine st W from the Southern terminus of Grove st, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Judson st S from 900 E Church st, 4th Ward, to E. Water.
Junction st S from E junction of Erie and N. C. Railway to Miller st, S. port.
Kinyon st S from junction of Plank Road and Miller st to N. C. R. W. Shops, S. port.
LaFrance st E from junction of Erie and N. C. R. W. on City Line, S. port.
Lake av S E from 315 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Lake st N from 400 E Water st, 4th Ward, to City Line.
Lewis st S from junction of Plank Road and South av, to N. C. R. W. shops, S. port.
Lincoln st N from 462 Sixth st, 6th Ward, to Tompkins st.
Logan st W from 750 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to Grove st.
Lorenzo Place W from 960 College av, 6th Ward, to Davis st.
Lormore st S W from 400 Maple av, 5th Ward, to Lake av.
Luce st E from Maple av to Chemung river, in the Buttonwoods, S. port.
Madison av N from 500 E Water st, 4th Ward, to Lake st.
Magee st N from 150 W Third st, 2nd Ward, to Roe av.
Main st N from 200 W Water st, 1st Ward, to City Line.
Maple av S E from 223 Ann st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Mary st W from 1150 College av, 6th Ward, to Davis st.
Mathews st E from 1218 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Sullivan st.
Maxwell av N from 300 E Washington av, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Maxwell Place W from 1000 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Maxwell av.
McCann’s Boulevard W from end of Gipsey la. On S line of State Fair Grounds, to Geo. S McCann’s residence.
McDonald st N from 416 W Fifth st, 6th Ward, to Sixth st.
McDowell Place E from 324 Hine st, 5th Ward, to Gardiner av.
Millard st W from 1050 Davis st, 6th Ward, to Walnut st.
Miller st, (or W South av), E from Plank road to Maple av, S. port.
Munroe st S from 700 E Water st, 4th Ward, to Chemung River.
Mt Zoar st W from 400 Pennyslvania av, 5th Ward, to City Line.
New st N E from Davis st to Reformatory st.
Nicks st E from 150 State st, 4th Ward, to Exchange Place.
Noble st W from College av, on N Line of City, to Davis st.
N Canal st N from 165 E Washington av, 2nd Ward, to Stowell st.
Norton st W from 1350 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Baldwin st.
Oak st N from 750 E Second st, 3rd Ward, to Lake st.
Orchard st N from 750 E Water st, 4th Ward, to E Second st.
Ovid st N from 410 Tompkins st, 6th Ward, to Woodlawn Cemetery.
Park Place N W from 200 W Third st, 2nd Ward, to Elmira College.
Park av N E from 1250 College av to Eldridge Park.
Park st E from 918 College av, 2nd Ward, to Erie Railway.
Partridge st W from 350 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to S Elm st.
Pattinson st E from 1012 Oak st, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Pennsylvania av S from Lake st Bridge, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Perine st S from 550 Franklin st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Perry st N from 450 E Second st, 3rd Ward, to E Clinton st.
Pinta st N from 508 Roe av, 6th Ward, to Bon View st.
Plank road S W from S line of City to Southport.
Pleasant st S from 350 Mt Zoar st, 5th Ward, to Franklin st.
Powell st N from 150 Franklin st, 5th Ward, to S Elm st.
Pratt st N from 750 E Washington av, 7th Ward, to City Line.
Prospect st N from 965 East av, 3rd Ward, to E Washington av.
Railroad av N from Erie Railway Bridge, 1st Ward, to Broadway.
Randall av N from 850 W Water st, 1st Ward, on City Line.
Reformatory st S E from junction of Davis and Reformatory sts, to Park av.
Reservoir st W from 1115 Hoffman st, 6th Ward, to City Line.
Robinson st N from Luce to south line of the City, S. port.
Roe av W from 1050 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
Serpentine av N E from 350 Tuttle av, to East Hill.
Sixth st W from 800 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Walnut st.
Sly st N from 200 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to Chemung River.
South av W from 540 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, on City Line.
South st S from LaFrance st to Miller st, S. port.
South Broadway S W from 350 Fulton st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
South Elm st W from the terminus of Partridge st, 5th Ward, to City Line.
South Hoffman st S from Chemung River, near City Line, 5th Ward, to Mt Zoar st.
South Magee st S from 151 W Third st, 2nd Ward, to a lane.
South Main st S from Main st Bridge 5th Ward, to City Line.
Southport st S from Bulkhead road, near S Line of City to Southport corners.
South Second st E from 450 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to N C Railway.
South Walnut st N from 450 South Elm st, 5th Ward, to Chemung River.
Spaulding st S E from 207 Pennsylvania av, 5th Ward, to City Line.
Spring st N from 650 E Water st, 4th Ward, to John street.
Standish st E from 850 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Oak street.
State st from 125 E Water st, on line of Chemung Canal, to Magee’s Basin.
Stephen’s lane W from 950 Lake st, 7th Ward, to Maxwell av.
Stowell Place W from 922 Stowell st, 2nd Ward, to Erie Railway.
Stowell st N from 150 E Washington av, 2nd Ward, to Chemung Canal.
Sullivan st N from 800 E Water st, 4th Ward, to City Line.
Tenienti st N from 625 Roe av, 6th Ward, to Bon View st.
Thurston st W from 1450 Lake st to Baldwin st.
Tompkins st W from 1100 Davis st, 6th Ward, to Walnut st.
Tuttle av N from S E corner of the City, 4th Ward, to E Washington av.
Union st N from Junction of Baldwin and E Second sts, to E Clinton st.
Walnut st N from 500 W Water st, 1st Ward, to Woodlawn Cemetery.
Warren st W from 1500 Lake st to Chemung canal.
Washington st N from 700 Water st, 4th Ward, to E Second st.
Webber Place W from 950 College av, 6th Ward, to Davis st.
W Centre st W from 1120 Erie Railway, 2nd Ward, to Davis st.
W Church st W from 300 Railroad av, to City Line.
W Clinton st W from 600 Railroad av, to Hoffman st.
W Fifth st W from 700 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
W First st W from 350 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to City Line.
W Fourth st W from 650 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
W Gray st W from 200 Railroad av, 1st Ward, to City Line.
W Henry st W from 300 S Railroad av, 5th Ward, to Fulton st.
W Hill st N W from 1100 Walnut st, 6th Ward, to City Line.
W Hudson st W from 200 Erie Railway, 5th Ward, to City Line.
W Market st W from 150 Railroad av, 1st Ward, to Main st.
W Second st W from 400 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
W Seventh st W from 850 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Davis st.
West South Avenue, (late Miller st), E from Plank road to the R R, S. port.
W S Water st W from 100 Erie Railway, 5th Ward, to Fulton st.
W Third st W from 400 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
W Washington av W from 900 Railroad av, 2nd Ward, to Hoffman st.
W Water st W from 100 Railway av, 1st Ward, to City Line.
William st N from 450 E Market st, 4th Ward, to Lake st.
NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT.
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, ALBANY.
Governor.---Alonzo B. Cornell.
Lieutenant Governor.---George G. Hoskins.
Secretary of State.---Joseph B. Carr.
Comptroller.---James W. Wadsworth.
Treasurer.---Nathan D. Wendell.
State Engineer and Surveyor.---Horatio Seymour, Jr.
Superintendent Bank Department.---A. B. Hepburn.
Superintendent Insurance Department.---C. G. Fairman.
Superintendent Public Works.---Benjamin S. W. Clark.
Auditor Canal Department.---John A. Place.
Superintendent Public Instruction.---Neil Gilmour.
Superintendent State Prisons.---Louis D. Pilsbury.
The Legislative powers of the State are vested in the State Legislature, which consists of two houses---Senate and Assembly.
The Senate consists of 32 members. The State is divided into 32 Senatorial Districts, each choosing one Senator. The Senators receive a compensation of $1,500 per session.
The Assembly consists of 128 members. They each receive the same compensation as State Senators.
ELMIRA CITY GOVERNMENT.
CHEMUNG COUNTY OFFICERS.
County Judge.---Seymour Dexter.
County Clerk.---Theodore G. Smith.
Deputy County Clerk.---Leroy A. Baker.
District Attorney.---J. Sloat Fassett.
Sheriff.---Levi D. Little.
Deputy Sheriffs.---Enoch M. Little, E. O. Beers.
County Treasurer.---William J. Lormore.
Justices of Session.---Charles T. Hill, Samuel M. Carr.
School Commissioner.---Charles Hathaway.
Coroners.---Benjamin White, Thomas A. Dundas, Orlando Groom and Amos S. Sellen.
Loan Commissioners.---Paul Collson, Wm. R. Hammond.
Superintendent of the Poor.---Alfred Strader.
Board of Commissioners of Excise.---Thomas Wallace, John O’Connor, Bernard Dunn. Charles A. DeWitt, Clerk.
ELMIRA CITY GOVERNMENT.
Incorporated April 7th, 1864.
First Ward---R. R. R. Dumars, William Moffat.
Second Ward---John Mathews, William Walsh.
Third Ward---A. L. Symonds, David B. Hill.
Fourth Ward---S. T. Arnot, John Haupt.
Fifth Ward---J. H. Harris, C. Eustace.
Sixth Ward---E. Wiseman, Edward Hughes.
Seventh Ward---B. Yenger, Geo. Oliver.
City Chamberlain---Geo. Mosher.
City Attorney---E. C. VanDuzer.
City Assessors---W. R. Cooper, William King and B. Gabriel.
Street Commissioner---H. B. Batterson.
Overseer of the Poor---W. E. Murphy.
City Sealer---James Moffat.
City Engineer---W. A. McKinney.
City Recorder---G. E. Pratt.
Health Officer---Dr. H. H. Purdy.
BOARD OF POLICE.
Organized April 1st, 1876.
Alexander Diven, Mayor, President of the Board.
Chief of Police---John S. Knapp.
Captain of Night Watch---Nicholas Diester.
BOARD OF HEALTH---Common Council constitutes the Board of Health.
BOARD OF EDUCATION---Office, 110 Baldwin. President, J. L. Woods; Commissioners at Large, H. D. V. Pratt, J. L. Woods, William O’Neil and Everet Green; No. 1 District, Zalmon F. Chase; No. 2 District, Chauncey N. Shipman; No. 3 District, C. B. Tompkins; No. 4 District, Jesse L. Cooley; No. 5 District, Patrick Battersby; Secretary and Supt., M. M. Merrell.
SUPERVISORS.---First Ward, H. T. Palmer; Second Ward, A. B. Chamberlin; Third Ward, J. D. Williams; Fourth Ward, C. d’Autremont, Jr.; Fifth Ward, G. D. Palmer; Sixth Ward, E. B. Smith; Seventh Ward, J. W. Giles.
Department Headquarters, Market near Baldwin; Chief Engineer, James H. Callahan; First Assistant Engineer, Richard A. Gannon. Fire Committee, S. T. Arnot, chairman; John Matthews and R. R. R. Dumars.
COMPANIES.---Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1; Foreman, Daniel Kenney.
Hose Co. No. 1; Foreman, F. H. Pelham.
Hose Co. No. 2; Foreman, C. H. Riggs.
ACADEMY.---James R. Monks, A. M., Principal; Miss H. E. Munson, Miss Emily A. Nelson, Miss Cornelia S. Norman and Franklin Fishler.
The Academy building is located on a lot bounded south by Clinton street, and extending from Lake to William street three hundred and twenty-one feet, and north two hundred and twenty-one feet on William, and two hundred and sixty feet on Lake street, containing about an acre and a half. This lot (with the exception of a small parcel since purchased) was purchased from several owners by the corporation of the "Elmira Academy," in 1859, and in 1860 the said corporation conveyed it to the Board of Education for an Academy site.
The building is a substantial brick structure, two stories high, with a basement mostly above ground. The building will comfortably accommodate 150 pupils. It was completed in 1862, at a cost then of $12,000. In the basement are the boys’ and girls’ retiring rooms and wardrobes, the laboratory and society rooms. In the first story are the assembly room and teachers’ rooms. In the third story are reception rooms, library, philosophical apparatus and cabinet. Personal property of the Academy is worth $90,500.
SCHOOL No. 1.---Mr. E. J. Beardsley, Principal; Miss Annie E. Hotchkiss, Vice Principal.
District bounded as follows: Beginning on the north bank of the Chemung River, at the bridge of the Erie Railway, thence north on the centre of said railway to East Second street; thence east on the centre of East Second to Madison avenue; thence north on the centre of Madison to East Third; thence east on the centre of East Third to High; thence north on High street to East Fifth; thence east on the centre of East Fifth to Sullivan street; thence north on the centre of Sullivan to Washington avenue; thence east on the centre of Washington avenue to east line of city; thence south of said eastern boundary to the Chemung River; thence west on the north bank of said river to the place of beginning.
The school building is located on the corner of Sullivan and Second street, on a beautiful lot, with shrubbery and grass plots in front, and two large yards for play grounds in the rear, the whole lot containing about four acres.
The building is a substantial brick structure, 119 feet long by 80 wide, two stories in height, costing, with the furniture, $25,000. It was first brought into use in the fall of 1868.
In the building there are sittings for 640 pupils. Personal property belonging to the building valued at $3,500.
SCHOOL No. 2.---D. A. Blakeslee, Principal; Miss Julia C. Durbon, Vice Principal.
District bounded as follows: Beginning on the north bank of the Chemung river, at the bridge of the Erie Railway; thence north on the west side of said railway track to Clinton street; thence west on the Centre of Clinton street; thence south following the city limits to the Chemung river; thence east on the north bank of said river to the place of beginning.
The school building is located on a beautiful, dry and airy lot, containing 3 ½ acres, on the corner of Davis and Second streets. The building is a brick structure, two stories in height, 119 feet long by 80 wide. Its internal arrangements, size of rooms, grade of pupils, and number of seats are the same as in No. 1. Personal property belonging to the building valued at $3,907.
SCHOOL No. 3.---Mr. P. Coburn, Principal; Miss Emily A. Weaver, Vice Principal.
District bounded as follows: District No. 3 comprises all that portion of the city lying on the south side of the Chemung river.
The school building is located on a beautiful, elevated, dry lot of ground, containing 3 ¾ acres, on the south side of Partridge street, fronting Harmon street, in the Fifth ward.
The school building is an elegant substantial brick structure two stories high, with a slate roof, 113 feet long by 70 feet wide, and is located on a beautiful, elevated dry lot of ground containing 3 ¾ acres of ground. The internal arrangement are the same as Nos. 1 and 2. The house was first occupied January, 1871. The entire cost of buildings, grounds, furniture, &c., was $37,000. Will seat 700 pupils. Personal property belonging to the building, valued at $3,400.
SCHOOL No. 4.---Mr. A. W. Norton, Principal; Miss J. B. Brook, Vice Principal.
District bounded as follows: Beginning at the centre of East Second street, on the east side of the Erie Railway track; thence east on the centre of East Second street to Madison avenue; thence north on the centre of Madison avenue to East Third; thence east on East Third to High street; thence north on the centre of High street to East Fifth street; thence east on the centre of East Fifth street to Sullivan street; thence north on centre of Sullivan street to Washington avenue; thence east on centre of Washington avenue to the east bounds of the city; thence north on the east bounds of said city to the northeast corner thereof, thence west following the city limits to the Erie Railway track; thence south on said railway to the place of beginning. The school building is located on a lot containing two acres, situate on the west side of Lake street, near the Junction canal.
The school building occupies a lot containing about two acres, bounded by Hall and Benton, and Crescent and Division streets. It is built of brick, three stories in height, with mansard roof, and cost $57,000. The personal property of the building, including furniture and heating apparatus is valued at $10,000, and the lot at $10,000. In arrangements for ventilation, comfort, and convenience for school purposes, the building has, probably no superior in the country. Its extreme measurements are 94 by 132 feet, and it has capacity for 900 pupils.
SCHOOL No. 5.---Prof. F. M. Beardsley, Principal; Miss Hannah Rhodes, Vice Principal.
District bounded as follows: Beginning on the west side of the Erie Railway track on the centre of Clinton street; and thence west on the centre of Clinton to Hoffman street; and still in the direction of Clinton street to the city limits; thence north on said limits to the northwest corner of said city, thence east on the northern bounds of said city to the Erie Railway track; thence south on the centre of said railway track to the place of beginning.
The building stands on elevated ground, with its main entrance looking towards the south. It is 134 feet long and 81 feet wide. It is erected on a lot containing about 2 3/4 acres. Will accommodate 700 pupils. It is, with the exception of No. 4, the handsomest school building in the city, presenting more the appearance of a college edifice than a common school building. It cost about $50,000.
Academy of Our Lady of the Angels, under the direction of the Sisters of St. Mary. East Market bet DeWitt and High.
Elmira College, N Main cor Washington ave. Rev. A. W. Cowles, D. D., President; J. Sloat Fassett, Secretary.
BOARD OF TRADE.
Of the city of Elmira. Robert T. Turner, Pres.; H. M. Partridge and John I. Nicks, Vice Pres.; C. B. Tompkins, Sec.; William J. Lormore, Treas.
First National Bank---Water near Lake. Capital, $100,000; S. T. Arnot, President; John Arnot, Jr., Vice President; M. H. Arnot, Cashier; Hull Fanton, S. T. Arnot, John Arnot, Jr, M. H. Arnot and L. Webber, Directors.
Second National Bank---Lake street cor Carroll. Incorporated 1863; capital, $200,000; President, D. R. Pratt; Cashier, Charles R. Pratt; Directors, Arthur Pratt, Daniel R. Pratt, George E. Pratt, C. F. Carrier.
Chemung Canal Bank---Water near Lake. Vice President, S. T. Arnot; Cashier, John Arnot, jr; Assistant Cashier, M. H. Arnot.
Farmers’ and Mechanics’ Bank---122 East Water. L. M. Smith, President; H. L. Bacon, Cashier.
30th Seperate Company---Captain, E. O. Beers; First Lieutenant, J. M. Shoemaker; Second Lieutenant, E. M. Hoffman. Armory, Baldwin cor Water.
28th Seperate Company---Captain, Eugene Root; First Lieutenant, W. H. Gornee; Second Lieutenant, Daniel M. Mackey. Armory Advertiser bldg Market st.
Battery G.---Captain, Emmon T. Walker; First Lieutenant, W. Arthur McKinney; Second Lieutenant, _____ _____
Emmet Band; organized November 8th, 1872, ______ _____ , Leader. Meets in Hall, W. Fifth cor Railroad av.
Pines’ Quadrille Band, 414 South Main; Squire Pines, Leader.
Singerhoff Orchestra; meets at 114 Lake. Charles Singerhoff, Leader.
UpdeGraff’s Band; organized 1856, reorganized 1880. Meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at Baldwin street near E. Clinton. J. B. UpdeGraff, Leader.
Casady’s Orchestra. G. B. Casady, Leader, 108 W. Water.
LaFrance Band; James Daily, Leader; Jos. A. Benjamin, Drum Major. Meets 406 E. Water.
Park Church, Main cor Church; organized 1846; 498 members, number of S. S. scholars, 800; Rev. Thomas K. Beecher, pastor.
First Baptist Church. Church S E cor Main; Rev. William T. Henry, pastor; C. C. Walster, clerk; G. V. R. Merrill, Supt. Sunday-school.
First Presbyterian Church. Church cor Baldwin; Rev. William E. Knox, pastor.
Lake Street Presbyterian Church, Lake cor Church; Rev. S. T. Clarke, pastor.
Free Will Baptist Church, Lake cor Standish. It was opened for service 30th July, 1869, and will seat 208; it cost about $1,500; Rev. Geo. W. Knapp, pastor.
Free Will Baptist Mission, Frisbie Hall, Dickinson n Fifth; G. V. Petterson, pastor.
Grace Church (Episcopal), Main ab Water; erected 1865. Rev. F. D. Hoskins, pastor; number of communicants, 184; building will seat 350; number of scholars, 220.
Hedding Methodist Episcopal Church, 318 Church. Rev. L. C. Queal, D. D., pastor; Charles H. Palmer, Sunday-school Superintendent; erected 1852; cost $30,000; will seat 700; number of members, 450; number of Sunday-school scholars, 300.
Jewish Synagogue---Bnai Israel---No. 110 High; built in 1862; the congregation numbers 26 members. Rabbi, Jacob Stahl.
First Methodist Episcopal Church, Baldwin bet Church and East Second. Organized 1819. Rev. Henry F. Spencer, pastor; Prof. J. R. Monk, superintendent Sabbath-school.
Madison Avenue Baptist Church, Church cor Madison av; Rev. E. L. Millis, pastor.
South Main st Methodist Episcopal Church, South Main cor Pennsylvania av. Organized 1872. Rev. C. T. Moss, pastor, 235 members; Wm. Opdyke, superintendent of Sabbath-school, 225 S. S. Scholars.
St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Franklin cor Fulton. Rev. Michael O’Dwyer, pastor.
St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Clinton bet Main and Park Place. Rev. J. J. Bloomer, pastor.
St. John’s German Catholic Church, Dickinson bet Fifth and Junction Canal. Rev. A. Geisenhoff, pastor.
German Evangelical Church, organized in October, 1874; erected 1876; will seat 400; E Church n William. Rev. William Kammerer, pastor.
St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Market cor High. Rev. Thomas Cunningham, pastor.
Trinity Church (Episcopal), Main cor Church. Rev. George H. McKnight, D. D., pastor. Number of communicants, 268; 140 scholars.
Young Mens’ Christian Association Chapel, Seventh.
Zion Methodist Episcopal Church (African), situated on the southwest cor of Dickinson and Fourth. Rev. Charles A. Smith, pastor.
American Union Methodist Episcopal Church (African), north west cor Dickinson and Fourth. Rev. Nicholas E. Collins, pastor.
Union Lodge, No. 95, F. & A. M. W., R. B. VanGorder, Master; Charles Van Wagoner, S. W.; E. A. McLoughlin, J. W.; Granville D. Parsons, Treasurer; Griff D. Palmer, Secretary; C. B. Chase, S. D.; N. K. Boerum, J. D.; W. Barnes, S. M. C.; Harman Eckenberger, J. M. C.; A. N. Sutton, Tiler; Griff D. Palmer, Organist. Regular communications, first and third Tuesdays in each month. Annual communication, December 17th.
Ivy Lodge, No. 397, F. & A. M. W.; N. D. Doxey, Master; D. R. Davenport, S. W.; J. A. Baty, J. W.; John Arnot, jr., Treasurer; M. P. White, Secretary; J. V. Kinner, S. D.; W. E. Roberts, J. D.; P. L. Hinman, S. M. C.; M. Lee, J. M. C.; C. N. Shipman, Chaplain; R. B. VanGorder, Tiler; Griff D. Palmer, Organist. Regular communications first and third Thursdays in each month.
Elmira Chapter, No. 42, R. A. M.; D. R. Davenport, H. P.; D. S. Dorr, K.; F. E. Cleveland, S.; S. D. Wadhams, Secretary; John Arnot, Jr., Treasurer; Alden Derby, C. of H.; Herman Schuyler, P. S.; Charles Bricker, R. A. C.; Conrad Wehnes, M. 3d V.; J. A. Baty, M. 2d V.; D. S. Brown, M. 1st V.; R. B. Van Gorder, Tiler; Griff D. Palmer, Organist. Regular convocations second and fourth Wednesdays in each month.
St. Omer’s Commandery, No. 19, Knights Templar; E. O. Beers, E. C.; S. D. Wadhams, Gen.; C. S. Davison, C. G.; F. E. Cleveland, Prelate; C. L. Hart, S. W.; John T. Hill, J. W.; John Arnot, Jr., Treasurer; J. E. Stowell, Recorder; G. C. Wiegand, St’d B.; A. B. Morey, Sw’d.; C. W. Bricker, Warder; Em’t John D. Williams, Armorer. Regular conclaves, first and third Fridays in each month.
Southern Tier Council, No. 16, R. & S. M.; S. D. Wadhams, Master; D. S. Dorr, D. M.; F. E. Cleveland, P. C. W.; G. D. Parsons, Treasurer; P. L. Hinman, Recorder; Herman Schuyler, C. of G.; Alden Derby, C. of C.; D. C. Brown, Steward; J. Baty, Sentinel. Regular assemblies third Monday in each month.
Southern Tier Masonic Relief Association; incorporated under the laws of the State of New York; regular meeting of Directors, second Monday in each month. Officers: C. N. Shipman, President; John D. Williams, Vice President; G. D. Parsons, Treasurer; H. B. Berry, Secretary; office, Masonic Temple.
Coeur De Lion Conclave, No. 7, Knights of the Red Cross of Constantine. L. A. Hazard, Sov.; C. S. Davison, Vic.; P. L. Hinman, S. G.; S. D. Wadhams, J. G.; F. E. Cleveland, Prelate; G. D. Parsons, Treasurer; H. B. Berry, Recorder. Regular conclaves, second and fourth Mondays in each month.
ODD FELLOWS’ SOCIETIES.
William Olivey, D. D. G. P.; T. M. Losie, D. D. G. M., of Chemung County.
Newtown Lodge, No. 89, I. O. O. F.; John Taynton, N. G.; Thomas Wilson, V. G.; William H. Reese, Rec. Sec.; James McCann, Treas. Meets in Odd Fellows’ Temple, 105 and 107 W. Water, every Monday evening.
Donau Lodge, No. 363, I. O. O. F.; Gottlieb Hummell, N. G.; John Stempme, V. G.; Charles Hart, Sec.; William Bower, Treas. Meets in Odd Fellows’ Temple, 105 and 107 W. Water, every Wednesday evening.
Fort Hill Encampment, No. 18, I. O. O. F.; J. M. Tillman, C. P.; William Olivey, H. P.; R. D. Cook, S. W.; James McCann, Treas.; William Reese, Scribe; Charles M. Cassal, J. W. Meets first and third Friday evenings of each week in Odd Fellows’ Temple, 105 and 107 W. Water.
Odd Fellows Relief Association, of the City of Elmira, NY; Directors: Jesse S. Givens, E. W. Rutan, M. W. Palmer, R. R. R. Dumars, R. J. Fleming, Thomas Spence, O. H. P. Kinney, J. H. Shearer, Jacob Schlosser, Wm. P. DeWitt, Ephraim French, N. R. Norton. Wm. P. DeWitt, Pres.; R. R. R. Dumars, Sec.
Southern Tier Lodge, No. 344, I. O. O. F.; R. B. Craig, N. G.; S. E. Ingersoll, V. G.; F. A. Thompson, Sec.; D. R. Davenport, Treas. Meets in Odd Fellows’ Temple, 105 and 107 W. Water, every Tuesday evening.
Elmira Encampment, No. 86, I. O. O. F.; John Allen, C. P.; Henry Miner, H. P.; R. B. Craig, S. W.; W. Edgerly, J. W.; E. K. Roper, Scribe; S. E. Ingersoll, Fin. Sec.; C. Bantley, Treas. Meets in Odd Fellows Temple, 105 and 107 W. Water.
KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
William D. Ayers, D. D. G. D. of Chemung county.
Empire Lodge, No. 53; E. A. Kellogg, P. D.; E. N. Gibbs, D.; W. W. Brook, V. D.; George Pratt, A. D.; G. V. R. Merrill, Chaplain; M. Kirsch, R.; A. F. Gibson, Fin. R.; L. W. Derby, Treas.; A. Wornley, Guide; Steward Jones, Guardian; J. M. Craig, S. Meets every Monday evening in Knights of Honor Hall 120 Lake.
Oasis Lodge, No. 2,100; Z. A. Carter, P. D.; J. Clatworthy, D.; Geo. Van Gorder, V. D.; Robt. Gradwell, A. D.; E. D. Lewis, Chaplain; T. F. Bennett, R.; R. F. Mills, Fin. R.; James Digby, Treas.; A. M. Lewis, Guide; H. Chrisler, Guardian; Francis Handy, S. Meets every Tuesday evening in Knights of Honor Hall 120 Lake.
Anchor Lodge, No. 120, Knights and Ladies of Honor; Mrs. E. A. Kellogg, P.; T. M. Losie, V. P.; E. A. Kellogg, Sec.; Mrs. Levi Coke, Fin. Sec.; G. V. R. Merrill, Treas. Meets on the 2d and 4th Saturdays of each month in Knights of Honor Hall.
Lake Eldridge Lodge, No. 1916.; John Laidlaw, P. D.; E. E. Williams, D.; T. T. Southwick, V. D.; E. B. Terwilliger, A. D.; Milton Smith, Chaplain; A. P. Jones, R.; James Abbot, Fin. R.; A. Strader, Treasurer; S. W. Osborn, Guide, H. Mixter, Guardian; E. K. Dodd, S. Meets 2d and 4th Fridays in each month at the N. E. cor. Thurston and Benton.
Elmira Lodge, No. 1677; W. C. Stewart, P. D.; C. C. Spaulding, D.; E. P. Sadler, V. D.; W. E. Dearth, A. D.; F. H. Frost, R.; J. P. Blades, Fin. R.; W. D. Ayers, Treasurer. Meets every Thursday in Knights of Honor Roll.
G. A. R.
Post Baldwin, No. 6, G. A. R., Department of New York; Comrade Seymour Dexter, Commander; D. L. Holden, S. V. C.; Robert A. Hall, J. V. C.; C. B. Tompkins, Adj’t; A. S. Fitch, Q. M.; Richard Ker, Surgeon; Samuel Racklyeft, Chaplain; M. M. Conklin, O. D.; D. K. Bunnell, O. G.
TEMPLE OF HONOR AND TEMPERANCE.
A. P. George, G. W. T.
Queen City Temple, No. 12, meets every Thursday evening at cor. Lake and Carroll streets. O. F. Riley, W. C. T.; M. L. Andrews, W. R.; A. P. George, W. D. R.
NATIONAL ORDER INDEPENDENT RECHABITES.
H. W. GREENLAND, N. C. R.
Southern Tier Star Tent, No. 49, meets every Monday evening in Temple of Honor Hall. E. Delmarter W. C. R.; L. S. Gibbs, R. S.
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS.
Chemung County Lodge, No. 34, meets quarterly at Knights of Pythias Hall. A. J. Hicks, C. C. T.; Mrs. G. W. Rogers, C. T. V.; G. W. Kellogg, C. S.
Olive Lodge, No. 127, meets every Wednesday evening at No. 1058 Walnut street.
New Era Juvinal Temple, No.97, meets every Saturday afternoon in Temple of Honor Hall.
Joy Lodge, No. 146, meets every Tuesday evening in Temple of Honor Hall.
Bellefont Lodge, No. 355, meets every Wednesday evening in Hall No.----Dickinson street.
Our Neighbors’ Lodge, No. 393, meets every Thursday evening, South av cor Pennsylvania av.
Star Lodge, No. 394, meets every Tuesday evening in Red Men’s Hall, No. 109 Main street.
CATHOLIC TEMPERANCE SOCIETIES.
Father Matthews’ Temperance Society, meets first and third Sunday in each month in the Free School Building of St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Church. Nicholas Baker, Prest.; Wm. McCarty, Secretary.
Branch No. 8, Catholic Knights of America. President, Dennis Daly, jr.; Rec. Secy, Henry Baker; Financial Secy, John C. Byrne, Treasurer and Physician, Dr. Jno. Maroney. Meets first and third Wednesday of each month, 108 E. Water.
Catholic Young Men’s Literary Association, meets O’Connor Hall every second Sunday. J. J. O’Connor, Prest; John Gillmore, Vice Prest; Thomas Murray, Treas.; P. J. Lee, F. S.; John B. Sullivan, R. S.
K. S. B., Aaron Lodge, No. 29, meets in Knights of Pythias Hall, first and third Sunday evening. A. Wollheim, Prest; G. Sellner, Vice Prest; F. Weiner, Secy; Joseph Pelta, Treas.
Elmira Saengerbund, meets every Monday and Thursday evening, Baldwin cor E Water. W. Hoffman, Secy; William Stuevinger, Leader.
Knights of Pythias, Elmira Lodge, No. 81, meets every Thursday evening, at 114 Lake street; N. K. Boerem, C. C.; James Campbell, V. C.; E. H. Mead, P.; George M. Hill, K. of R. and S.; D. W. Munson, M. of F.; W. H. Stowell, M. of E.; J. T. Werden, M. at A.
Elmira Farmers’ Club, meets Saturday evenings at their hall, Hoffman street, near W Hill road. Officers, James McCann, Prest; Lewis Fitch, Vice Prest; W. A. Armstrong, Secy; John Bridgman, Treas; M. H. Thurston, Librarian.
Elmira Academy of Medicine. Organized 29th June, 1852; meets on the first Tuesday of each month at its rooms in the Chemung Canal building; officers elected every year; number of members, 50. Officers of the present year: Prest, P. H. Flood; Secy, H. D. Wey; Treas., Wm. Woodward; Drs. T. H. Squire, W. C. Wey, H. S. Chubbuck, Censors. This society presents a grand array of medical talent, and ranks among the first organizations of its kind in the State.
Chemung County Medical Society, meets quarterly. Officers, Dr. P. H. Flood, Prest.; Dr. William Woodward, Treas.; Dr. C. W. Brown, Secy; Drs. H. S. Chubbuck, W. C. Wey, J. E. Eldred, T. H. Squire, Henry Flood, Censors; Delegate to the New York State Medical Society, Dr. Wm. Woodward.
Elmira Lodge of Harugari, No. 90, D. O. H. Philip Arnod, D. D.; F. J. Beger, O. B.; Jacob Miller, U. B.; Wm. Keller, Secy.; Wm. Bauer, Sch. M. Meets in Knights of Phythias Hall, every Tuesday evening.
Progressive Lodge, No. 226, meets every Friday evening, at Red Men’s Hall, 109 N. Main street. Wm. Badger, L. D.
Elmira Lodge, No. 96, Empire Order of Mutual Aid, meets 109 N. Main st; R. B. Jenks, Prest.; D. W. Nichols, Sect; Geo. F. Webb, Treas.
Elmira Mechanics’ Society, instituted January 15th, 1834; 8 Opera Block; Abel Stowell, Pres. ; Norris North, V. P.; R. R. R. Dumars, Sec. ; J. S. French, Treas.
Elmira Lodge, A. U. O. W. No. 150, meets in Red Men’s Hall 109 N. Main every Wednesday evening ; William Wilferth, P. M. W.; C. D. Chamberlain, M. W.; H. L. Platt, F.; R. P. Williams, Rec.; C. S. Davison, Fin.; Edwin Marvin, Receiver.
Division No. 1, Ancient Order Hibernians, organized May, 1875, meets first and third Fridays of each month at Knights of Pythias Hall; P. Battesly, Prest.; Lawrence Murray, Treas.; T. O’Leary, Rec. Sec.
German Library Association; Jacob Weyer, Prest. ; L. Holzheimer, Sec.; Gottleib Hummel, Treas.; J. P. Weyer, Max Lehuleitner, Ernst Shiedlen and John Young Trustees; Joseph Surganty, Librarian.
Massasoit Tribe, No. 14, I. O. R. M., meets 109 N. Main every Monday evening; R. P. Williams, Prophet; Wm. A. Snell, Sachem; James M. Lumbard, Sen Sagamore; L. J. Jackson, Jun. Sagamore; F. A. Bugbee, C. of R.; A. Souvey, K. of W.; Geo. W. Jackson, G. of F.
Empire State Lodge, No. 199, I. O. B. B., meets in Knights of Pythias Hall every second and fourth Sunday in each month; A. Holtzheimer, Prest.; J. L. Retan, Fin. Sec.; A. Rothschild, Cor. Sec.; A. Wollheim, Treas.
Orphans Home, Fulton cor. Franklin, Incorporated 1864, as The Ladies Relief Association; in 1867 name changed to Southern Tier Orphans’ Home; John C. Greves, Treas.; contains about 55 orphans.
Roman Catholic Relief Association, meets second Wednesday of each month at O’Connor’s Hall 108 E. Water; J. J. O’Conner, Prest.; Lawrence Murray, Treas.; William Sullivan, Sec.
Elmira Liederkranz, meets every Monday and Thursday evenings at 206 E. Water; A. Rachel, Prest.; H. Volbrecht, Vice-Prest.; W. Mingst, Sect.; A. Stampp, Treas.
Catholic Mutual Beneficial Association, Branch 51, meets in O’Connor’s Hall 108 E. Water; P. J. Lee, Prest; William Walsh, Rec. Sec.; Lawrence Murray, Treas.
Century Club, Meets on the last Friday of each month in Masonic Temple; Alexander Diven, Prest.; E. B. Youmans, Vice-Prest; H. B. Berry, Sec. And Treas.
Chemung Valley Grange, No. 57, Patrons of Husbandry, meets in Farmers’ Club Hall, Hoffman street, the first and third Thursday evenings of each month; John Bridgman, Master; Miss O. M. Wixom, Secy; James McCann, Treas.
Christe-delphian Society, meets every Sunday at 11 AM in Y. M. C. A. parlors. J. F. Sykes, Prest.; Andrew Hall, Secy.
Patrons Aid Society; incorporated December, 1874; Hoffman ab limits. Prest., George S. McCann; Secy, J. S. VanDuzer; Treas. George W. Hoffman.
Young Men’s Christian Association---The Association was established 1858, with the following officers and additional members as its first Board of Managers: H. M. Partridge, pres.; S. B. Fairman, vice prest.; A. R. Wright, cor. sec.; S. Van Campen, rec.; S. Ayres, treas.; Additional Members, F. Collingwood, D. Thompson Dunn, I. F. Hart, J. R. Ward. Its leading object is the moral and intellectual well-being of young men. It sustains prayer meetings, out of door meetings and three mission Sunday-schools. It has a chapel in the Second Ward, erected at a cost of $2,500, for Sunday and week day services. The Association provides a City Missionary to attend to its benevolent and religious work; expending several thousands of dollars yearly for the poor. He looks after the employment of those in want of work. The circulating and reference library of the Association, numbers about 6,000 volumes. The library table is supplied with all the leading magazines and quarterlies. The reading room contains on file the prominent journals. The use of the circulating library costs to members one dollar; to all others, two dollars per year, payable quarterly, semi-annually or annually. The reading room or reference library are free. The Association sustains an annual course of lectures and monthly literary meetings and reunions; a Palestine class for the higher study of the Scriptures; Bible class meetings of Christian Workers and home entertainments.
Elmira Gaslight Company. Office Chemung Canal Bank Building; incorporated 1852; capital, $50,000. M. H. Arnot, Prest.; S. T. Arnot, Sec., Treas. And Supt.
Elmira Water Works. Office 212 E. Water; organized April, 1869; Pres., Alexander S. Diven; Vice Pres., G. M. Diven; Treas., Eugene Diven; Sec., John M. Diven; Superintendent, Alexander Diven, capital, $50,000.
Elmira Iron and Steel Rolling Mill Co.; H. W. Rathbone, Pres.; S. T. Reynolds, Vice Pres.; Jesse L. Cooley, Sec. And Treas.; capital, $500,000. Office 731 Canal.
Junction Canal Company. Office Chemung Canal Bank Building; M. H. Arnot, Pres.; Sec. And Treas., S. T. Arnot.
McIntyre Coal Company. Organized January, 1870; Pres., C. J. Langdon; Treas., W. D. Kelly; Sec., C. H. Baldwin; 110 Baldwin.
Elmira and Horseheads Railway. Pres., Geo. M. Diven; Sec. And Treas., and Supt., John M. Diven. Office 720 Lake.
The Husbandman Association. Incorporated August, 1874; Chas. Heller, Prest.; E. K. Norton, Sec. And Treas.
American District Telegraph Company. Incorporated 1877; office 150 Baldwin st.; John Arnot, Jr., Pres.; C. J. Langdon, Sec. And Treas.; M. S. Palmer, manager.
La France Fire Engine Company. Office, Junction cor LaFrance; capital $100,000. George M. Diven, pres.; Eugene Diven, treas.; Alexander Diven, Supt.
Elmira Daily and Weekly Advertiser, published by the Elmira Advertiser Association. Charles G. Fairman, President; R. R. R. Dumars, Secretary; Robert T. Turner, Treasurer; J. B. Briggs, business manager. Lake cor Market. Daily, $9; Weekly, $1.50.
Elmira Daily and Weekly Gazette. Daily published every afternoon at 4 o’clock by the Gazette Company, No. 123 Lake st.; is served to city subscribers for 65 cents per month or $8 per annum. Weekly, published every Thursday. Terms, $1.50 per year, payable in advance.
The Bistoury, (Quarterly Medical Journal), Thad. S. UpdeGraff, editor and publisher, 111 and 113 W. Hudson.
Elmira Daily and Weekly Free Press. Published by the Free Press Co. at 326 Carroll. Daily published every afternoon except Sunday at 3 o’clock and is served to city subscribers for fifty cents a month, five cents a single copy or $6 per annum. Weekly published every Friday at $1.00 per year.
The Husbandman, published by the Husbandman Association. Charles Heller, President; E. K. Norton, Secretary and Treasurer. Sunday Telegram published every Sunday by James Hill at 330 Carroll. Price $2 per annum.
The Daily Bulletin is published every afternoon except Sunday at 323 Carroll. Editor and proprietor, Hugh Coyle. Terms $4.25 per year or 10 cents per week.
HOME FOR THE AGED.
The incorporation papers for the Association of the Home for Aged Men and Women, in the city of Elmira, Chemung county, NY, were executed April 14th, 1874. Completed by Judge Balcom’s signature and filed in the clerks’ office June 14th, 1874, recorded June 18th, 1874.
The Association having received a deed from Dr. E. Eldridge and wife of four acres of ground, located in Eldridge Park, have erected a suitable building fronting on Broad av, to accommodate a large number of aged men and women. The work is conducted by a most energetic, earnest working association of ladies who have received large subscriptions from the public.
The corporate name of this association is, "Home for the Aged.:
The directresses or officers who are to manage the affairs of this association are: Mrs. Geo. W. Hoffman, Prest.; Mrs. H. S. Spencer, Vice-Pres.; Mrs. J. H. Barney, Sec.; Daniel R. Pratt, Treas.