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Boston Store
This is (he Last Week
ol the Yearly
Bargain Event!
will close Saturday night.
Six days when the advan
tages for buying are greater
than will again prevail this
year. So don't fail to profit
liberally by this occasion.
A chance to pick from a
large collection of wearables
and housekeeping goods at
prices far below actual vaiue.
The H. C. Murray Co.
Agents Ladies' Home Journal Paper
Winter Horse Goods.
Full line Just received. A complete
assortment of Blankets, both stable
, and street. The place Is
Valler Street At llllinnntlo.
has the agency for the Travelers Life
and Accident Co. of Hartford, Ct.. and
tho United States Health and Acci
dent Ins. Co. of Saginaw. Mich. Write
for rates and full particulars.
Box 221. Willimantio, Ct.
Blacksmith anil llapn Impairing
Bank reat. ------ Willimantio.
t Church St., Willih-.antlc. Ct.
Telephone. Lady Assistant.
the homo of delicious confections.
When you think of ontertalning think
of Pattleon's Ice Cream and Ices, be
cause no entertainment Is complete
nless you serve Pure Ice Cream. You
will always find Pattlson's the most
delicious and wholesome, for all In
gredients are thoroughly tested thus
Insuring absolute purity,
t We u. enlr rich, fres h Cr.am 1b eur factory.
Just 'phone us and we can furnish
you with any quantity or flavor you
wish as well as brick Ice Cream or
fancy moulds.
PA'iTISON'S. 736 Main St..
sept2d Willimantio, Conn.
WHaTS to wuat to put your oust
ess before tne uudUo. tuere la no mo
Alum better tnan tarcuKU the eaverus
u columns Th Bulletin.
it enough to gire your child a start in life. This can be
accomplished by parents depositing $i each week dur
inf hie minority in our bank. Most children knowing
that a bank account has been started for them, will
make continuous effort to add to the amount of their
strings thus accumulating a fund which will later en
able them to start in business well equipped for success.
Open aa account at once $i is enough we pay inter
est compounded semi-annually. Deposits made on or
before April loth will bear interest from April ist.
Willimantic Savings Institute
H. C MURRAY, Prest.
i! Willimantic, Danielson and
Judgment Againtt Gas Company Ap
peal Taken.
C. E. Macfarlane vs. tlie Willimantic;
Gas and Electric Light company, a
claim for J 10 and costs for the storage
of a gas meter from July 21 to Decem
ber 31, 1908, was heard Saturday fore
noon before Justice of the Peace P. J.
Danahey. The plaintiff, who claimed
that he ordered the meter taken out
and that the company failed to do so,
was represented by Attorney Samuel B.
Harvey; the defendant company was
represented by Attorney George W.
No defense was offered by the com
pany, and judgment was ordered for
the plaintiff. The defense gave notice
of an appeal to the superior court.
To Initiate Seven Candidates.
"Willimantic lodge. No. ill. A. O. U.
W., will initiate seven candidates at its
regular meeting at 140 Valley street
Tuesday evening. Deputy Organizer
HodgdQn of New Haven will be present
and conduct the screen work, which is
something new in this locality, and will
also speak in. "the interests of the or
ganization. A social hour and smoker
will constitute a part of the enjoyment
planned for the evening. -
Defeats C. A. C. Players at Storrs.
The Thread City Cyclers' basketball
team was ajain victorious Saturday
afternoon, when it defeated the senior
class team from the Connecticut Agri
cultural college, at Storrs, in a fast, In
teresting game.
Kant end concerted play toM from
the furst for the visitors, and the first
half closed with the Cyclers leading by
Two new men appeared in the line- Dr- H"ls was a member of the surgical
up for the Cvclers in the last half and '.operating corps in the hospital nearest
they continued to more than hold their ittle battlefield and in an exposed posi
own with the husky bunch from the tion- The doctor stood at the operating
college. Every man on the Cyclers i table nearly all the time from 10.30 a.
played stronglv.with Walden and Bruce m- Saturday until 9 o'clock Monday
leadlne in the scorine. Conzelman nnrl evening, untiringly at work upon pa
ri ipfc's excelled for the college five. The
lieup and summary: '
Thread Citv Cvclers Lyman and
Kelley rf, Thompson and Hill If, Bruce
c, wal-den rb, Card lb.
C. A. C. Seniors Suseman and Par-
sons lh Starr rh Whtlho-hoa rm.
selman If. Briggs rf. '
tVnre, Cyclers 29, C. A. C. 17: bask
ets from the floor. Walden 5, Bruce 4.
Conzelman 3. Briggs 3. Kelley 2. Lyman
2, Whitehead, Suseman, Card; fouls
called, on Bruce 3, Thompson 2. Briggs
2. Suseman 2. Whitehead. Card; bask
ets from free tries. Kelley, Conzelman;
ref'-ree. Foshush; umpire, Collins-; tim
ers. Fal and Smith; time, 20 minute
William C. Hale.
The funeral of William C. Hale was
lipid Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock
from the home of his brother, Isaiah
U Hale of Chestnut Hill, and was
lare-elv attended hv relatives nnd
friends. Rev. B. E. turner pastor of
the TSantlst church at T.ehnnnn wn trie
officiating clergyman. The bearers 1 government side-wheeled tug Black-W-re
E. tt. Moffat't. C. H. Xve. John Av- l!ird. tho rst craft to rass through
erv and Fredi T,. C-ppii. ri.iri.nl wn, in 1 Dutch Gap and vp the James river
Liberty Hill cemetery. Funeral Direc
tor H. N. Fenn of this city was in
Local Boys in Clever Turn.
The theater loving public were well
entertained the past week at the Bijou
theater in this rity by Foran and
Walsh two former Willimantic young
men, who have been making a decided
hit In their vaudeville stunts. Willi
mantic friends were vlad to welcome
them on their return u this city.
Town Loses Oldest
bi,,,.:.- n..u
Physician Death
from Pneumonia After Brief Illness !j0ys the distinction of having bt en the
Man of Wide Experience and Fine first and only woinai) to become presi
Character. dent of the Windham County Medical
society or any county medical society
Dr. Thomas Morton Hills died at his I in the state
home, 17 North street, at 3.40 o'clock I In 1S70 the doctor became a life
Saturdav morning, after four davs' ill- (member of the American Medical asso
ness with pneumonia. Dr. T. R. Parker elation, and in the same year iiecame a
was called and he telegraphed for Dr. member of the National Association of
Laura Heath Hills, who was attending Railway Surgeons and was appointed
a special course of lectures in Phila- local surgeon for the New York. New
delphia. Pa. Thursday the doctor's Haven and Hartford, the New York and
condition was more serious, and Dr. 'ew England, and the Central Vermont
Robert C. White was called In consul-
tatlon. The disease rapidly developed OI serice in tins otlice ana performed
into the most acute stage and compli- ;many operations.
cations set in. culminating In death. , 1,1 ls&s he caused to be erected a
Dr. Thomas Morton Hills was the!lare finl "P to date private hospital,
dean of the .medical fraternitv in the which stands on North street and has
citv of Willimantic, and was the old- !bePn the doctor's home and office.
est physician and surgeon in residence!
and the practice of his profession. Dr.
Hills came to Willimantic to make his
home in 1866. and has since been
prominently and closely Identified with
the town and citv and tneir growtn,
taklng a most active' part In all public
movements for the betterment of both.
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He was a physician who brought sun
shine and good cheer to every sick
room visited, was careful and gentle in
manner, making a ' largo number ol
friends among those who called upon
him for aid in time of illness.
Dr. Hills, who was a direct descend
ant of William Hills, one of the found
ers of Hartford, was born at Lovell,
Me., May 12, 1839. His father was the
Rev. Israel Hills, who died at Bolton,
Sept. 6, 1874, and was buried in Willi
mantic cemetery. Rev, Mr. Hills had
been a clergyman of distinction, in
Maine, and the doctor came from that
state with him, locating in Bolton in
1854, the elder Hills' health having be
come impaired after twenty-flve years
of confining ecclesiastical work.
Dr. Hills prepared for college at
East Windsor Hill academy, and hav
ing decided upon his life work, went to
Staffordville and put in nine months'
study with Dr. S. F. Pomeroy, who lat
er moved to Springfield, Mass. Dr.
Hills entered Yale Medical school, nd
at the end of the first course of lec
tures became office assistant to Dr. P.
A. Jewett and Dr. T. B. Townsend, em
inent surgeons, with offices1 at the Ton
tine hotel. Dr. Jewett was a professor
of midwifery and diseases of women at
lale, and both he and Dr. Townsend
had had large experience in surgical
work. Dr. Jewett was in charge of the
Knight military hospital at New Ha7
ven and Dr. Hills was his assistant
there. Thus Dr. Hills had a most ex
cellent opportunity of securing valuable
surgical training, an experience that
was later put to a most worthy use.
October 27. 1S62. Dr. Hills received
his appointment as assistant surgeon
in the Twenty-seventh Connecticut
volunteers at New Haven, and with
that regiment saw active service, and
was highly complimented for his work
at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and
Gettysburg. At the first named place
tients brought in by the ambulance
korps. The last patient was taken
across me ttappananr ock river ivionat-y
night to the general hospital. At 3
o'clock the following morning orders
were received to move on, and then
ithe brave little band of three surgeons.
ithree hospital stewards and three am-
bulance drivers, started across -the
pontoon bridge, that was destroyed be
hind them.
Dr. Hills was dismissed from the
service February 2, 183. In that year
he received his medical degree and
started for Norfolk. Va., in answer to a
call from the mayor of that city for
physicians. He locked his office door at
Norfolk in May, 1S64, and became chief
surgeon and agent for Drs. Brown and
Alexander, government embalmers to
armies operating against Richmond. He
opened at office for them at Bermuda
Hundred, City Point, and later went
near the Petersburg front.
On the day of the fall of Richmond
Dr. Hills, having made up his mind to
locate there, accepted an invitation to
rrom Bermuda Hundred to the fall
!en capital of the Confederacy, on th
over torpedoes, through obstructing
Bpillng, between 'sunken ves-els, and
past the recently destroyed monitors
of the Confederacy.
Dr. Hiiis was engaged in private
practice in Richmond for a year, and
was connected with Freedmen's bureau,
having charge of the Chimborazo hos
pital. Becoming dissatisfied with those
lately in the rebellion because of their
I spirit, he left the south and came to
I Willimantic, and had since resided
Dr. Hills was a member of the Wind
;ham County Medical society, and in
l8i7 was president of tho Connecticut
Medical society. His daughter, who is
nr,Hr1r. tlI,vai.r,.an tM Ait,,
rauroacis. ur. Hills gave many years
or. Hills married June 6, 1862. in
New Haven, Mary Ann Hill of that
place. One child was born to them.
-"innie .Morton, born December S, 1863,
"led ten days before her mother,
i'o?cu away at .vonon, a., jan-
:uar' 16. 1864. He married a second
t,PI" J"!y 7, 18(54, at New Castle, Del.,
.uaura s. Heatli or Magothy, Anne
Arundel county, Md., and to this union
there were born lour children Arthur
Thomas, who died at Baltimore in
18!8; William Morton, who died in this
city in 1886: Mary Lucinda, now I.Irs.
Dickerson G. Baker, and Dr. Laura
Heath Hills, both of this city.
Politically the doctor was always a
republican. He cast his first vote for
Abraham Lincoln, and he took great
interest in the party's success.
Dr. Hills had two" grandchildren, the
children of Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Baker.
He was a member of the First Congre
gational church and the Willimantic
board of trade. One of his hobbies
was history, particularly tho history of
this town and state, and he possessed
a large collection of historical books
and documents. Gardening and horti
culture also came in for considerable
attention, the doctor having had a tine
garden Just north of Bolivia street for
a number of years, where he spent
much of his time when pot engaged in
his professional duties. He owned a
large orange grove in the south, where
he passed a number of winters. He
was one of the best read men in the
city, thoroughly posted on topics of the
day, and having an excellent knowledge
or many or the deeper scientific sub
jects. He was universally known for
has genial courtesy and charity that
was far-reaching and Judiciously dis
pensed. An Associate's Tribute.
An associate pays him this tribute:
Thomas Morton Hills was the dean
of the medical profession of this vi
cinity, having been a permanent resi
dent here since 1866. in the uninter
rupted pursuit of his chosen profession.
He has made a specialty cf gyneciol-
' ' . ' '. '!v.;, .''1' , ir LV i"- i
was especially noted for his inventive
suo.ess and genius, having made many
kinds of splints and surgical dressings,
in his own workshop and under his
personal supervision.
He was a member of the County,
State and American Medical associa
tions and the Willimantic City Medical
society. He was president of the Con
necticut State Medical society in 1887.
He was wedded to his profession rath
er tluin to social life, but was public
spirited locally in many ways to his
fellow townsmen. He was of high
standing professionally, of excellent
character and dlscreat Judgment In his
daily Intercourse with his associates.
Naturally endowed with a pleasing
manner, a commanding physique and a
gentlemanlv presence, these all render
ed more striking the charms of his per
sonality. "A whiter soul, a fairer mind.
A life with purer course and aim,
A gentler eye a voice most kind.
We may not look on earth to find
The love that lingers o'er his name
Is paramount.and more than fame."
Mayor Dunn has returned from a
business trip to Hartford.
P. P. Curran of Providence was a
recent visitor In this city.
Peter Hardman has returned from a
business trip to New York.
Judge F. A. Sackett of Andover was
a Willimantic visitor Saturday.
Mrs. John Culver of Providence has
been visiting her parents In this city.
Miss Sullivan and her niece, of Col
chester, were local visitors Saturday.
Judge of Probate Merritt Welch of
Chaplin was in Willimantic Saturday.
Miss Cornelia Thompson has return
ed from a few days' stay in Hartford.
Miss Annie Maine of South Wind
nam has gone to Hartford for a short
Miss Addie L. Tilden passed the
week end at her home at Merrow Sta.
tion. Mr. Isham, formerly principal of the
Windham Street school, was in town
Miss Maude Baker of South Wind
ham is undergoing treatment at St.
Joseph s hospital.
Miss Margaret Corrigan, a student
at the local normal school, went to her
home In New London for Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Moore have re
turned to Holyoke, after spending a
week as the guest of Mr. Moore's
Miss Alberta Jones of the office force
of the American Thread company was
in East Hampton to spend Sunday with
Mrs. James C. Small and Miss Lora
Wood have gone to Springfield to visit
Mr. Small, who is located in Springfield
at presert.
The sixth night of the carniaval was
largely attended Saturday evening.
Dancing to music by Helmold's orches
tra was thoroughly enjoyed.
Miss Lena B. Little, who teaches at
Farmington, was with her parents, Mr.
had as her guest Madamoiselle Henri
ette Rozier.
Rev. Arthur Wurtele. pro-dean of the
Episcopal diocese of Euluth, Mlnn.,who
lias been the guest of Colonel Edward
Hunter and family, left for his home
Saturday evening.
Fred A. Sackett's youngest daughter,
who has undergone a serious operation
at St. Joseph's hospital, has been dis
charged from that institution and re
turned to her home, in Andover, Sat
Evangeltistio Services Becjin at Meth
odist Church Connecticut Company
Has Three Power Plants at Com
mand Annual Meeting of Westfield
Cemetery Association.
Mrs. Ella Hobbs- of North Brookfield,
Mass., was the guest of relatives in
Danielson Sunday.
Miss Lillian Wetherall of Williman
tic spent Sunday at her home in town.
Miss Annie Smith was at her home
in Willimantic over Sunday.
Mrs. Susan Hatch of Canterbury was
a visitor in Danielson Sunday.
P. S. Maynard of Oakland Beach Is
at his home here for a few days.
Mrs. . H. Barber will entertain the
Ladies' Reading Circle this (Monday)
J. L. Benoit of Taftville was In Dan
ielson Sunday.
Rev. Joseph Ferguson of Putnam
preached at the Advent chapel Sunday
Rev. F. W. Armrtrong preached at
the Pentecostal church in Putnam Sun
day at the morning and evening ser
vices. Rev. A. B. Coats, D. D., secretary of
the State Baptist convention, wns the
speake r Sunday evening at the Baptist
The Ladies' Benevolent society ot
the Copgreg-ational church will meet
with Mrs. T. K. Hopkins Wednesday.
136 Deaths in 1908.
There were 1S6 deaths in the town of
Killingly during the past year.
Evangelistic Services.
A series of evangelistic services, to
extend through this week, was begun
i at the Methodist church Sunday even
ing. Services will be held each even
ing. Big Steel Tubes Arriving.
Three sections of the steel flume to
be installed) at the water wheel of the
Danielson Cotton company's new pow
er station at Cotton's bridge, have ar
rived. The big circular tubes are of
such dimensions as to permit running
an electric car through them.
Won from Pioneers.
The Danielson Checker and Chess
club was victorious in their whist
match with Pioneer Hose company.
Daniel Danielson, W. A. Whipple, Ed
ward McRoy and W. H. Shippee repre
sented the Checker club, and Walter
Chase, Harry W. Clarke, Archie Hutch
ins and Robert Fulton the Are com
At Command of Connecticut Company
for Use Independently or Conjointly.
The operation of the local lines of the
Connecticut company is now possible,
under the new arrangement at the
power plant at the Dyer dam, Inde
pendent of other power, or In conjunc
tion with the plant at Thamesvllle, or
again with the power station at Charl
ton City, near Southbrldge. Each sta
tion runs at times independent of the
other two, and at other times In con
Junction with them. At times the Dy
er dam plant helps Thamesvllle, and
vice versa, and the same rule holds
in respect to the Charlton City plant.
In case of diabled machines, lack of
power from low water. or other causes
the new arrangement will permit of
sufficient power being obtained from
one of the three stations.
FUND OF $14,000.
Westfield Cemetery Association
Prosperous Year.
WTTrv..sfa ICsrnhfhOAOI I NN NN
The Westfield Cemetery association
has elected the following officers for
the ensuing year: President. Charles B.
Wheatley: vice president. Rowland R.
James; treasurer. N. D. Prince: secre
tary. Arthur G. Bill; directors, Edward
U 7i..'i o-v,, m.
- ch instance "-elictedTW report of
Treasurer Prince for the year 1908
showed the association to be In first-
class financial condition. The general
fund amounts to about $14,000, an in
crease during the year of $1, 500. More
than one hundred lots are Included for
care under the perpetual care fund, an
arrangement that appeals to additional
lot owners every year.
Will Install Grange Officers.
Mrs. Addie' Hyde of Brooklyn grange
will come to Danielson this (Monday)
evening to install the officers of Klll
Ingly grange. .
Military and Band Social.
A social dance under the auspices of
the Thirteenth company and St. James'
band was held in the armory Saturday
Long Jail Sentence.
In the town court Saturday morning
Nazaire Pepin was given a sentence of
150 days In Jail for assault and intox
ication. League Teams Meet.
A meeting of the representatives ot
the various teams in the Eastern Con
necticut league was held at tha Central
house Sunday afternoon. President A.
L. Reeves presiding.
No Lounging in Poitoffioe Lobby.
Postmaster Potter has posted con
spicuously in tho lobby at the postofflce
the department regulations forbidding
lounging and loafing- about the prom
ises. Won Prizes at Boston Show.
A single comb black Leghorn cock
owned by E. C. Baboon was awarded
at the Boston poultry show last week
first prize in Its class, sptciaj prize
on shape and special prize on color.
The bird has won firsts everywhere it
has been exhibited. Mr. Babson also
won a fourth prize with a black. Leg
horn hen.
Deep Interest in County Caucus at
Hartford Tomorrow Booming ex
Mayor Fuller for City Court Judge
Prosperous Year in St. Mary's
There will be a lively caucus at
Hartford tomorrow (Tuesday) when
the republican senators and represent
atives from Windham county will con
vene to nominate a candidate for the
vacancy to occur In the board of coun
ty commissioners. E. H. Cortiss of
Thompson is a candidate to succeed
himself and the indications at present
are that the fight will be principally
between Mr. Cortiss and Leon T. Wil
son ef this city. Other candidates for
the place are W. P. Kelley of Day
ville and George O. Brown of Daniel
son, and Oliver Hitchcock of Wood
stock. Mr. Wilson has been making
a very active canvass around the coun
ty. Mr. Cortiss may be depended on
to make a hot tight for reappointment.
All the candidates have been pledged
some portion of the twenty-one votes
In the county and if there should hap
pen to. be no choice on the first ballot
it may. take several more to decide the
matter1. Several of those entitled to
vote have, it Is believed, made no
pledge or promise to support any of
the candidates. Mr. Cortiss will com
plete his third term in July and has
made an excellent record. The argu
ments advanced against hi3 re-election
are to the general effect that
twelve years of service are sufficient
for one man.
And Assistant Judge Desired by One
Local Faction.
There was a quiet meeting In this
city Saturday morning which was at
tended by a group of citizens, for the
most part prominent, to consider in
troducing a resolution in the legisla
ture recommending; ex-Mayor L. H.
Fuller for appointment as Judge of
the city court to succeed the present
incumbent, Judge F. K. Russell, and
also recommending the appointment
of Attorney M. H. Geiisler to be as
sistant Judge, succeeding I H. Fuller.
The resolution will probably be pre
sented, as will also one recommend
ing that Judge F. w. Russell be re
appointed. The incident is looked up
on by many as a bit of political play
between local factions. There was lit
tle said about the meeting in advance
and only a few besides those invited
to attend were aware of the gather
ing, which was held In the select
men's rooms in the Union block. A
prominent citizen said Saturday that
he believed that Judge Russell, whose
term does not expire until January il
10, would be reappointed.
Transplanting Big Trees at Pomfret.
At Pomfret street this cold weather
and frozen ground are being taken
advantage of as favorable assets for
assisting in the transplanting of dozens
of big trees that cannot be safely
moved at any other time of year.
The trees are being moved to more
desirable locations about Pomfret
school, and on some of the fine coun
try estates of New York and Washing
ton residents, who spend their sum
mers at Pomfret. Some of the trees
moved are a foot In diameter, and fifty
feet high. The method employed is to
cut a circle of liberal diameter about
the tree. A trench is then dug around
the circumference of the circle, allow
ing the excavators to pry under the
roots and free the tree from its fasten
ings in the ground. The frozen earth
clings about and protects the roots
while the tree 13 being lifted out of
its original place and moved on a drag
to its new location where a hole has
been dug for its reception. Supported
by guy3, the tree Is carefully manoeu
vred into the new station, new earth
solidly packed about such parts of the
roots as may be exnosed and the work
completed by carefully restoring the
turf surface.
Convenient Meeting Place.
At the Chickering house Saturday
afternoon the directors of the Bone
Fertilizing company, a western con
cern, held a regular meeting. The di
rectors are Worcester, Providence, Fall
River. Mlddletown and Hartford men,
who select Putnam as a meeting place
because of. Its convenience of access
from the cities mentioned.
Attorney M. H. Geissler was In
Stafford Springs on business aStur
day. Parish Debt Reduced to $2,000.
The financial report of St. Mary's
parish for the year Just closed gives
the receipts as $14,256 and the expendi
tures as $12,041. The debt of the par
ish was reduced $2,000 this year and is
now $30,000.
Project to Organize K. of C. Council
Plans for Business Men's Banquet.
Miss Jennie Arnold spent Sunday at
her home in Holyoke.
An open meeting was held In St. Ed
ward's hall Sunday afternoon and pre
liminary steps taken toward organizing
a local council of the Knights of Co
lumbus. E. C. Pinney, Willis H. Reed and M.
Which Will You Buy?
P. & G. Naphtha Soap or ordinary naphtha
. soap? The price is the same.
P. & G. Naphtha Soap is white.
Its principal ingredient is cocoa nut
Cocoanut oil is used because it is the
best material that can be obtained. It
makes a splendid suds, suds that really
Clothes washed with P. & G. Naph
tha Soap are as clean and white is
when new.
A cake of P. & G. Naphtha Soap is
hard and f.rm. IT LASTS.
P. & G. Naphtha Soap is the stand
ard by which all other naphtha soaps
are judged.
The price of P. &
G. Naphtha soap is
5 cents a cake.
$ Cents a
D. CConnell have toeen appointed com
missioners on the estate of Samuel B.
Amadou. It is understood that there
are a number of contested claims.
Miss Belle Pinney of Rockvllhr was
the guest of friends In town Saturday
The annual bancjuet of the Stafford
Business Men's association will be
held at the Springs house Feb. 10th.
A number of young people from the
Springs attended the dance In Sturte
vant's hall Saturday night.
C. C. Gilligan spent Sunday with
relatives In Danielson.
Rev. Thomas Tyrie addressed the
young men at the reading room on Fur.
nace avenue Sunday afternoon. The
room continues popular and is crowded
evry evening.
The Loyal Helpers, the girls' club of
the Congregational church, will meet
with Miss Dorothy Marble Tuesday
Burns' Birthday Celebration State
President Addresses Endeavor Meet
ing Democratic Nominations I. O.
O. F. Installation.
The 150th anniversary of the fclrth
of Robert Burns was fittingly cele
brated in Odd Fellows' hall by a party
of loyal Scots and a few guests. The
proceedings opened with a line ban
quet, on the table being many dishes
peculiar to the Land o' Cakes.
After cigars were lighted the re
mainder of an enjoyable evening was
spent In song and toast. At 11.45
Auld Lang Syne was sung by all pres
ent, closing the evening's festivities.
Sunday afternoon a union meeting
of the Christian Endeavor societies of
Jewett City, Pachaug and Lisbon was
held in the Congregational ' church.
Rev. E. W. Potter, pastor of the Bap
tist church, conducted the service,
which was opened by a praise service
led by the choir. Mr. Potter read the
Scriptures from Eph. 6 and Rev. W. H.
Gane offered prayer. Rev. C. K. Flan
ders sang most impressively His Eye
on the Sparrow.
President Mansfield Speaks.
Mr. Potter Introduced J. H. Mans
field, state president of the Connecti
cut Christian Endeavor union. He
drew attention to tho fact that funds
will be needed to help erect the build
ing for this work at an early date and
spoke of the convention at St. Paul
In July and the observance of Chris
tian Endeavor day February 7. Ha
emphasized what he was to say by de
claring the Christian Endeavor cannot
be separated from the church.
His topic was How Can I Help Make
the Work of My Society More Effec
tive? First, certainly not by unjust
criticism. The society's plan is within
the church. It may be Improved but
never abolished. It is a living, draw
ing, developing movement, adapted to
the needs of any church. It depends
greatly on the atmosphere with which
it is surrounded. Christian Endeavor
Is not thecause of religious Indiffer
ence. It needs more enthusiastic sup
port from pastors, churches and par
ents. As the Sunday school Is for teaching,
so is the C. E. society for training. It
Is a training school fur the church.
It directs the surplus energy of the
young people. Its principle, which is
devotion to Christ and the church. Is
sound. No organization can seem as
a substitute for individual activity.
March with the closest fellowship with
the Master, and do what each one be
lieves Is God's will.
Things Needful.
In order to do the best work, some
things are necessary. First, fellow
ship with the Christ; second, know the
living book, God's Word. It is essen
tial to the best life. Third, live up to
the prayer meeting covenant pledge.
Fourth, a faith that the true worker
has in God. 1 he future of the church
is In the Christian Endeavor society
of today, In the boys and girls. The
future of Christian Endeavor depends
on the Individual life.
To have a part in the upbulldln-r of
a church, spiritually. Is a great privi
lege. Training is of no real value, un
less used. Form large plans and carry
them out. There is no complete serv
ice without some sacrifice. Rigid dis
cipline makes good soldiers. Keep the
Ideals high and strive to live up to
Junior Department Valuable.
He asked "How to get the young
people to Join the socletv?" and
thought the best way was to have a
Junior Endeavor society, where the
children are trained for Christian En
deavor. Place upon the members some
responsibility. Each one should prog
ress spiritually, not merely "hold their
own." The Saviour-hood of Christ
means service to humanity. Don't
wait for something to turn ur turn
it up. Be cordial to newcomers visit
the shut-ins, offer services to the Sun.
day school superintendent, go to the
pastor and offer to do what no one
else will do. Christian Endeavor is a
means to an end. Be loyal to the pas
tor, and awake to responsibility. In
terest yourself In any form of work
that will interest young people. Make
the prayer meeting Interesting, and do
not go without preparation. Plan, pray
and participate. No one can do the
best work unless his life Is wrought
into the life of Christ. There is no
radiance without, unless there is radi
ance within. Introduce new blood and
develop new methods. Be real, earn
est and loyal. The world needs not so
much logic as it does loyalty. Do not
measure yourself by someone else's
pattern. Create skill and experience.
Do not be afraid of enthusiasm. Keep
step with the Master.
His closing admonition was stand in
your place and help lift.
Rev. Mr. Potter closed the service
by quoting a remark made by Dr. Klnr
of Oberlin college: "Everyone has
some work in the world which he can
do better than anyone else."
Assisted at
Installation of
The new officers of Reliance lodge.
No. 29, I. O. O. F.. who were installed
on Friday evening, were James A.
Blcknell, noble grand: Ernest M.
Blake, vice grand; A. W. Harris, re
(Continued on Page Six.)
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