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TB r,rSANPP ENJOY the good CHEER
BKATINO AMONG SPORTS. *
If sharp, rote vrcather. with clear air, bright
— abundant nunehine and a etineins: wind.
could whet appetites, there should have been
anusuaJ **>•' In the eating of Thanksgiving din
jj, yesterday In this city. In fact, yesterday
the coldest Thanksgiving Day the local
- -gather Bureau had a. record of since ISOO. and
£. cold was made penetrating by the wind,
*ticli blew at the rate of twenty-five miles an
tour all day- The mercury In the thermometers
vtS at 18 degrees above zero at S a. m.. and
£zzt>e& only up to 26 degrees at 3 p. m.. when
■ began to fall again. It was down to near
•0 degrees last evening, and going lower, and
jj, e weather Bureau predicted clear and cold
■gather for to-day, with continued fresh north
tfnds.
r; p the State and throughout the New-Eng
jgjjd States some snow was reported to have
fallen, while the temperature was reported as
loner than in the city by a few degrees. In
Vevr-Jersey and at several points near the city
there was good skating. There were many
places within the city limits where ice was
forming rapidly, and on the rivers the ferry
boats and other moving craft began to show
coating* of ice.
Apparently the severity of the cold did not
interfere with the out-of-doors observances of
•if holiday in the city. Every street had its
bands of children, masked and "dressed as raga-
Br Hfin«=. who kept in the open air for hours.
•j},» street cars and elevated trains were
crVirded. Countless people appeared to be on
tteir way to witness sports or make visits, and
J^anv were carrying golf bags. Near the time
of church services in the morning thousands of
people were seen going to or returning from the
churches.
A «cor» of organizations had parades under ■
permits issued by the Police Commissioner.
Aiaonc them were the Original Hound Guard
veterans, the Washington Light Guard, the
!>nare BacK Rangers, the West Side Sports
and the New-York Turner Cadets. Some of
them went out of the city, after attracting as ;
much attention as possible in the streets.
PRAISE FOR M'KINLEY THE STATESMAN
GENERAL STEWART L. WOODFORD SPEAKS
AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH.
ißßeral Stewart L. Woodford. ex-United States
JErster to Spain prior to the Spanish- American"
War. In eulogising "McKinley the Statesman" at
tie First Presbyterian Church. Fifth-aye. and Elev
eiS-Et..' yesterday, declared that in all his instruc-
from Washington during his service at Madrid
:i* Philippine Islands were never once mentioned,
id that the responsibility for those islands came
ca ;. > administration as an entirely unsought and
saiooked for thing. The general also said that the
aost enthusiastic friends of President McKinley
mM not venture to ascribe to him as great ser
vice to the cause of sound money as had been ren
dered by Presidents Grant and Cleveland.
The Rev. Dr. Howard Puffield. the pastor of the
church, conducted the service, th« music being ren
dered by the choir, under the direction of the or-
BBBist Wiiliam C. Carl, with Mrs. Capels. Mr.
Schneider and Mr. Gray as soloists.
Dr. Rossiter Johnson re->d a poem on the death of
Fresident McKinley.
General Vfoodford. passing over the career of the
late President a.= a soldier as a part of his life with
■Men he had not come in contact, said that Mr.
McKinley "was a strenuous man. determined and
forceful in action, but always under the most per
fect self-control." Continuing, he said in part:
Every platform said substantially th«» same thing
•-ith regard to Cuba, and every candidate was
Pledged to practically the same line of action— that
the condition of things then existing in Cuba must
rea-e— that was the nation's decree. But it is but
justice to say— and history will so record it -that
from the beginning to the end President McKinley
was the firm, efficient friend of peace War would
have coiise inevitably months before it did but for
his calm. effort! v* *ffort^: and when it came he
FTruck promptly and effectively, and when the first
opportunity for peace came he embraced it at once
by signing' the protocol. With the conclusion of the
war came strange and unexpected -consequences,
it is but just in this connection to say that not
once in all the correspondence between Washington
and the United States Minister at Madrid was the
Philippine Islands mentioned. But once were they
even referred to. and that was when a member of
t^e Spanish Cabinet explained That Spain would
Is mentioned But once were they
I to. 3.-.d that was when a member of
Spain would
Foon be nble to pot a larger force in Cuba, because
the rebellion of Aguinaldo was supposed to be prac
tically at an end. and it was thought that he would
soon "leave the islands and leave Spain free to put
her whole force in Cuba. Not once were Spanish
relations in the Orient referred to. It is a strange
fact that the one result of the war that will have
the longest and largest influence was never dreamed
cf until. like a bolt from a clear sky. it fell among
the startled nations, and no man can be held re
sponsible for it. President McKinl«y -met these new
cor.ditior.s with courage, firmness and calmness,
seeking to find out what the American people
nutted, holding his judgment in abaranoe, keeping
curb on ambition, knowing the tremendous strength
of ihe American people, and when their calm, de
liberate .iudzment was in accord -with his own in
stincts he gave it efFect Our dead President as
juraeil the responsibility that was his. We must
assume the responsibility that is ours. He had
laith in God. and this nation had the same faith.
sal consequently. self-reliance. We must he true
to «■•-- the dead President hoped for. prared for
ac<! wrought for.
AT ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL.
Catholic Benevolent Legion. District No. 3. held
to* annual requiem mass for the repose of the
totls of members who died in the last year, at St.
Patrick Cathedral, yesterday. The Rev. A. Lam-
Bel was the celebrant, the Rev. Dennis J. Drlscoll
■szs oeacon and the Rev. L. P. Gravelle sub
ieacen. The sermon was preached by the Rev.
A P. Doyle. He said that they had gathered
sot alone to pray for the souls of those, who had
gone before, but to offer thanks to God as Cath
pa ar,d Americans for the blessings of the, year.
Hal land was one where all enjoyed the highest
freedom under the broad shield of Catholicism.
Tie country was Catholic In its origin and its de
aesaanent, and would be Catholic in Its salvation.
It opened the doors to the oppressed and downtrod
fen. where they might rind a home and -worship
tod according- to the dictates of their own con-
Kieace. Dangers, however, threatened the coun
2T.ar.d one of these was the aggregation of wealth
.l^the hands of the few. which tended to the im-
I« lp^ishment of the many. Socialism would not
fcatSy this evil Many had sought to solve the
•^em. but most of these remedies would be <Je>
s*tiv< of the social system. It was m the family
£* that the real solution of the difficulty lay.
5885 BB the family life was destroyed, the safety of
.'i * State and the nation was threatened. The
a «i!y was the unit, not the individual.
. EIGHTH'S HOSPITAL- CORPS DINNER.
Th» annual dinner of the Bth ■ Regiment Hospital
f-orpff -orpf -Ras held on Thanksgiving Eve at the Hotel
• ABBtaigneray. Xinety"-seccnd-st. and Madlson-ave.
?-« members assembled ft the armory at 7 p. m.
»iid marched in a body to the hotel, where a pleas
*J-; ever.::.;; was spent. .Colonel Jarvfo, Major Sett.
*i£?or K>rby Lieutenant Kopitzky and Sergeant
■apari ■ re among the speakers.
; ADMIRAL AND MRS. SCHLEY DINE HERE.
Rear Admiral and Mrs. Schley enjoyed their
J^atksti-.ir.c in this city yesterday as guests of
•*• Henry C. Eno, at No. *> East Sixty-flrst-st.
They probably will return to. Washington on Han*
< ?°'- Admiral S"!)>v said to newspaper IMB that
" «Bl<j not speak about the naval court of in
jury before any decision had been reached, and he
eff not Informed now soon there would be a de
risasa.
& Knoedler & Co,
invite attention to their
carefully selected collection of
'aintm^s of Various Schools,
Water Colors, Etchings,
L and Engravings.
555 FIFTH AYE.,
COR. 34TH ST., N. Y.
WORSHIP, CHARITY AND PLEASURE MARK A DAY OF THANKSGIVING.
CLERGYMEN POINT OUT CAUSES OF GRATITUDE, THE UNFORTUNATE ARE BOUNTEOUSLY
PROVIDED FOR. AND DIVERSIONS ARE PLENTIFUL, WITH SHARP, BRACING AIR.
MANY FEASTS FOR THE POOR
THOUSANDS OF TURKEYS OFFERED ON
CHARITY'S ALTAR.
Thousands of X^v. -Yorkers who had Thankf
givtng dinners in their own home? helped to
make the holiday nn? of eood fheer to honie'^ss
and destitute people by means of dinners given
at various charities, and many thousand New-
Yorkers gave from their plenty to brighten 'h<*
homes of poor families. Many rirear.izationP
having offices in th? United Charities BuiMinc
tent from hranrn office? for-d and rlothine to
needy families.
From the Salvation Army Headquarters, in
■West Fourteenth-st.. were pent several hundred
baskets containing turkey?, chickens, vegetables
and pastry for worthy poor people living in the
neighborhood. They were pent out under the
supervision of Adjutant Mary Jones.
The Industrial Christian Alliance, at No. 170
Bleecker-st.. fed between one hundred and two
hundred persons A turkey dinner was refused
to no one who apnlied.
More than a thousand of the outdoor poor f-n
joyed a hearty dinner of turkey, vegetables and
pie at the annual celebration of Thanksgiving
Day at the Five Points House of Industry. Th<»
serving of the dinnor began at '2 p. rfi A dinner
for the house children, about three hundred In
number, was served ;n l jv na. After the din
ner the children entertained th« visitors with
solos, duets, choruses and recitations.
At the Five Toints Mission was the tffty-nrst
annual celebration of the holiday at the mission.
and over nine hundred children were entertained
and fed. They also entertained a large number
of visitors with literary and musical exercises.
These exercises were held in the lars- assembly
hall, which was decorated with rlaps and na
tional colors in profusion
Two hundred and fifty of the poorest children
In New-York, recruited from the tenemeni
houses of Suffolk, Essex. Ludlow. Hester and
Division sts.. feasted yesterday at a Thanks
giving luncheon Riven by the Sunday Kinder
garten Association at Pacific Hall, No. '-'"H Easi
Broadway. The hungry youngsters sat .-it tables
decorated with potted palms and oth^r adorn
ments of white, preen and gold, thr> colors of
the association, and in ord-^r that th" American
ism of the Thankssrivins festival might be bet
ter impressed upon th^m, a small American flat;
was given to each. The next entertainment for
these children will be on Twelfth Nipht. Janu
ary 7. Amonif those who contributed to the
luncheon yesterday were Mrs George Crocker,
John Wanamaker and James E. Nichols.
The Protestant Episcopal City Mission Society.
at No. 33'"' Broome-st., eav<> its annual Thanks
giving dinner, ar.i 810 m^n and women were
treated to a hountifui repast, while 394 ' families
received Thanksgiving dinners at th--ir homes.
Five hundred unemployed young men and
youths were tr.-aie>i to a Thanksgiving dinner
hy the Bowery Branch of the Young Men's
Christian Association. Two hundred of them
were thos* who are living temporarily In the
association building until work is procured for
them.
At the Florence Crittenton Mission, No. L' 3
Ble«»ck«>r-Ft.. Mrs. Flora A. Freeman, th n super
intendent, prepared to furnish dinners to all
women who applied to th<» mission at noon.
About fifty availed themselves of th«» upper
tunity. and thes~ «fr» f^d. ii-. addition to the
forty a ho w.=re ptayir.K at the home.
WHERE U'.Vhi WERE FED.
About twenty-five hundred people were fed at
the headquarters of the Pt. Andrews Society,
No 4."i Grove-St.. at noon. The meal was pre
sidf-d over by Mrs. J. M. Lamadrid. who also
sent out about two hundred and fifty baskets
containing food to poor families on the West
Side. Eon? before th«» doors of the society head-"
quarters were opened there was a thronp of
hengry, homeless m«»n in front of th<> building.
They were let in in squads of 2.V» until a!l were
f-d.
The t,'4<t Inmates of tho Mnntpfinr* Home for
Chronic Invalids, at One-hundred-and-thirty
eiphth-st. and Broadway, at noor. enjoyed a tur
key and wine dini-pr. through the generosity
of Mrs. Adolph Uewisahn. In the afternoon an
electrk stereopticon exhibition was given in the
lecture room. Superintendent A. Housman cave
a lecture* and th^- : pictures and str-reopticon
wer*-- gifts from Professor Feiix Adler.
The boys «nd giria in th<-> Catholic Protectory.
at Van Nest, to the number of L.. ««». had ;i
regulation Thanksgiving feast. The ponds on
the grounds were weli frozen over, and squads
of boys and girls were skating on thf-m nearly
day.
Seventy-two Thanksgiving dinners were dis
tributed on Wednesday night to as many poor
families ir. the vicinity of No. 48 Henry-st , by
the Kinp's Daughters' Settlement and the Jacob
A. Riis House. U has been the custom at these
Institutions for fifteen years to fill the busk' ts
of many poor families with substantial food for
Thanksgiving dinners.
At the Hebrew Sheif'rin:; Guardian Society,
I'roadway and One-hundred-and-fiftieth-st.. the
day opened with the singing of hymns in the
chapel by the children. Th^ Rev. Dr. Jacob
Goldstein delivered ay address. At noon the 820
children ,it<- h Thanksg-ivinK dinner. In th*> af
t< moon the childien assembled En the big hall,
where ther^ was an by the band
of the institution, composed of fifty pieces, and
the fife and drum corps.
There was a great scramble yesterday among
boys to gain admission to the East Side Boys'
Lodging House. No. liS« East Broadway, where
Thanksgiving- games and gymnastic exercises
were held in the afternoon, and a vaudeville
show was given in the evening. This school is
a branch of the Nurses' Settlement, of No. 265
Henry-st.
Dinners were furnished yesterday at the vari
ous missions for immigrant girls in State-st.,
including the Lutheran Immigrant Mission, the
Women's Home Mission Society, th- Ruth Pilger
Home, the Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary
and the Leo Ha us
Those of the patients of Flower Hospital who
were in condition to partake of a big Thanks
giving dinner were madf- happy. There were
arrangements for the reception by the patients
of their friends and relatives.
DINNERS AT THE HOSPITALS.
Superintendent Fisrher of the Presbyterian
Hospital provided a fine dinner for th<» patients
Of the hospital. The friends and relatives of the
patients were permitted to call in the afternoon
and bring presents.
Several thousand patients in *he various
hospitals controlled by the Department of Char
ities received turkey dinners and other dell
cax les At the almshouse 3.300 men and women
hid a chicken dinner. The 2.090 women pn
tients in the Manhattan Slat* Hospital for the
insane on Ward's Island were treated to a
turkey dinner, candy and ice cream. After the
dinner an entertainment and dance were given,
music being furnished by a woman's orchestra,
the members of which ar" inmates of th* insti
tution.
The male inmates fared as well as th<> women.
Addresses were delivered by inmates who imag
ined they were Chauncey M. Depew, President
MiKinley and other prominent men.
Thp unfortunates who happen to be confined
ir. the workhouse on Btodcweß's Island received
the usual Thanksgiving dinner. There was no
entertainment.
In the penitentiary, after eating their turkey
and chicken, the prisoners enjoyed an enter
tainment, the programme consisting of stump
speeches, recitations and songs.
Thankseiving was a day of somf cheer for the
prisoners^in the Tombs. They were treated to
an excellent dinner at noon, and longer hours
tor recreation and exereist- were allowed them.
Roland B. Molineux and Albert T. Patrick
were allowed to exercise together in the court
yard for half an hour.
Warden Pickett of the Ludlow Street Jail
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 29. 190:*
took great pains to see that me forty-two men
and one woman prisoner in his charge had a
good dinner.
About two hundred immigrants on Ellis Isl
and were made happy by a regulation turkey
dinner furnished by the immigration author
ities.
At an early hour In the evening the Tompkins
Square Lodging House was besieged by a cold
and hungry company of boys, numbering more
than two hundred. The tables were prettily
decorated and th* feast abundant— turkey, veg
etables, cranberry sauce and ice cream. The
dinner was provided by D. Willis James, who for
more than thirty years has remembered the boys
of this lodging house on Thanksgiving Day..
>Cr>re than twelve hundred newsboys gathered
at the- Newsboys" Lodging House, Duane and
Chambers Bts., as early as <! p. m., and waited
impatiently for the doors of the dining hall to
be thrown open. There was not room for all
the hungry lads to sit down at the same time,
and it was with some difficulty that the police
controlled .'he little fellows. There was room
for about two hundred boys to sit down at
once.
The dining room was in charge of Rudolph
Heig. superintendent of the lodging house, and
he was assisted by the teachers in the school
attached to the institution. - Each boy's plate
was bountifully heaped with turkey, dressing
and vegetables. Bread and butter and coffee
were also served, an.l each boy received for des
sert .i piece of pie.
This annual dinner for the newsboys Is pro
vided from a fund which was left by Mrs. Will
iam Waldorf Astor.
BY MISS GOULD'S BOUNTY.
HAPPY SCENES IN THE CHILDREN'S
HOME AT WOODY CREST.
The little waifs at Woody Crest, the home for
poor children maintained by Mis? Helen Miller
Gould at Frvington-on-Hudson, enjoyed the
novelty of sating a Thanksgiving dinner which
had been provided through their own personal
efforts, aided by money furnished by Miss Gould.
Except for a dozen big fat turkeys, which Miss
Gould sent to the home, the little inmates raised
their own chickens, potatoes, celery, eggs and
other holiday delicacies which went to make up
a fine dinner.
Promptly at l'_' o'clock the sixteen boys who
comprise the Inmates of the home sat down at
a long table in the big dining room, covered
with a spotless white «loth, with silver knives
and forks. Miss Miriam Jagger, the matron,
offered a prayer of thanksgiving. In which the
little hoys took part. Then the big turkeys
and the chickens were brought in by the ser
vants, followed by sweet and white potatoes,
celery, cranberry sauce, currant jelly, brown
bread, pumpkin pie, plum pudding, fruits and
nuts. Dinner over, the boys adjourned to the
big playroom, where one of them, an eight-year
old chap, offered this for the many kind acts of
Miss Gould:
"Oh. Lord, we are so happy. We thank Thee
for the many good things Miss Gould has done.
She has given us a nice home, plenty to eat, lots
of clothes and lots of other good things."
"Who puts the thoughts Into Miss Gould's
heart to do so much for you?" Matron Jagger
asked a little tot.
"God In Heaven." he. answered quickly. "He
tells Miss Gould to help us. and we are awful
thankful to Him."
Miss Gould made a special trip to Lyndhurst,
her country seat nt [rvingtoa. late yesterday to
look after the comforts of her employes, each of
whom received a turkey, and her little wards.
She made a flying trip to Woody Crest, to see.
that every one was well and to wish them a
happy Thanksgiving.
There is nothing that Miss Gould cherishes
more highly than .- little reed fruit basket made
by one of the boys, which was given to her to
day by ten-year-old John Hiller. The basket
was Oiled with large chestnuts, which the whole
class of sixteen youngsters had gathered under
th- trees on Woody Crest mountain. The ban
ket was Intended as a Thanksgiving offering.
and little "Johnny" said in presenting it to
her:
"We are so happy here. Miss Gould, that we
want to return our thanks to you."
"You are all good boys," replied Miss Gould.
••God will rako care of you if you are good
Maybe when Christmas comes around Santa
Clans will bring you something nice. i shall
always keep this little present."
The boys also gave Mi.->- Gould an egg bas
ket which they had mad", tilled with large,
white Plymouth Rock eggs These eggs were
laid ii; the hennery, which the lads care tor
on their little Gould stock farm, as they call It.
All the Woody Crest boys are praying for snow.
Miss Gould yesterday presented each one of
them with a pair of rubber boots, cap. mittens
and ulster, and besides has placed three horses
in the stable for their use. together with a big
covered sleigh and robes, and has provided a
coachman to drive them. As there is no snow
on the ground now. the boys joy a daily ride
in a wagonette behind a spanking team of bay
cob?.
MR. GUGGENHEIMER' TO NEWSBOYS.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE MUNICIPAL COUN
CIL TALKS TO FIVE HUNDRED OF
THEM IN BROOKLYN.
Randolph Guggenheimer. President of the Munici
pal Council, gave a fatherly talk to five hundred
newsboys, who gathered yesterday in the Columbia
Theatre, in Brooklyn, to enjoy an entertainment
and a Thanksgiving dinner. After the, boys had
acquired a keen appetite from the performance
upstairs they went into the basement, where the
tables were spread with good thing?. There were
THANKSGIVING DINNER TO NEWSBOYS OF GREATER NEW-YORK.
Given by Mr. Weiss, of the Columbia Theatre. Brooklyn.
recitations and addresses, and then Mr. Ouggen
heimer spoke, saying in part:
' I wish to speak to you on the subject, not of your
present life but of the future. There is not a boy
present in this room who has not had his daj
dreams concerning the future. Every lad is ambi
tious and if he is not ambitious he is bound to be
a failure A boy who in after life by his energy
and r>"rleverance gains wealth and power has all
aronrbeHevedin h^own future. The paving stones
on the way to success are made of hope. The jaa
who is discouraged by any of the difficulties of**
Dresent life aid who does not shake off trouble,
does not possess the qualities that win success in
after life Many of our greatest Presidents nave
fn their early life had no better opportunities than
you boys? whom I see before me. Abraham Lincoln
and James A Garfield are examples of what I
mean Believe me. there is no barrier to success
except that which you will place before yourselves
by your own weakness or your own vice.
The speaker mentioned hard work and punctu
ality aa-beins two great elements at success.
MINISTERS GIVE THANKS-
IN THEIR SERMONS THEY SUM IT THE
BENEFITS OF A YEAR.
Causes for thanksgiving on the part of the
nation and the city was the principal topic on
which ministers preached yesterday In Thanks
giving Day services in the city churches.
Thanks for the growing power of the nation
and the eminence It had attained tinder th»
administration of President McKinley were the
dominant notes of the sermons, while the vic
tory of the reform forces over Tammany was
alluded to in many instances as marking the be
ginning of a new era for the city. McKinley the
man and McKinley the President were eulo
gized. President Roosevelt was hailed as his
worthy successor, and predictions were made
that his administration, following the lines laid
down by his predecessor, would still further
lead the nation onward and upward.
At St. Paul's <"hapel the Rev. William Mon
tague Oner in his sermon said that there would
be less law breaking, less hypocrisy and less cor
ruption under the system which opened th^
saloon on Sunday for certain hours than under
that which, while purporting to keep the saloon-;
closed throughout Sunday, allowed them to do
business at all hours on that day,- and fur
nished the means for corruption and blackmail.
He made a strong appen! for l f ps criticism and
more support of the incoming municipal admin
istration.
Dr. LOUIS ALBERT BANKS. Hope Baptist
Church.— we come to our national Thanks
giving we may. as citizens of the great repub
lic, properly thank God tor such a great in
heritance of strong vital personalities who have
blessed and enriched the nation. I think no
man knows the noblest spirit of Americanism
unless he feels that he, personally, is richer
because of the purity of character and the lofty
unselfishness of George Washington. And as
we come along down the/way that God has led
us, and think of the great men like Franklin,
and the Adamses, and Webster, and Clay, and
Abraham Lincoln, and Grant— men who stand
up like the great mountains that lift themselves
above the Cascade Range in Oregon and Wash
ington; men with lofty foreheads: men with
great souls: men who fought the storms and
gathered their sinews for the multitudes— our
hearts may grow large and our strength in
crease as we exulting]? exclaim, "They are
ours:" During the last few months, when sev
enty millions of us, with the civilized world as
a background, have hovered over the couch
where William McKinley lay dying from the
assassin's bullet- and we have admired his
noble courage and rejoiced In his (.hristlike
spirit of forgiveness, and felt our faith In God
and Christ electrified by his dying testimony to
the sustaining grace of heaven— Ameri
can has had a sweet sense of ownership as we
have said through our tears: "I. too, am an
American. He is ours." And to-day, when we
think of that strong, lithe, virile figure who sits
yonder in the White House, a representative of
the bravest, purest type of Christian manhood
on the earth, who of US does not feel an added
Vitality a stronger hope, a truer courage, as he
says of Theodore Roosevelt, "He is our Presi
dent**?
Th* Rev Dr. MORGAN DIX. Old Trinity.— Then
just as the i up seemed full to th« brim came
th.it sudden startling shock, wringing from
the nation a general cry of horror and dis
may; bloody crinr- triumphant for the moment
Intb< person of one obscure, vile, wrong
headed fanatic, permitted, we know not why.
to dash the cup of blessing from the Upa and
aim hi- 111-fated blow at the heart ot the peo
ple So fell the midnight shadow on our happy.
sunlit days. Bui out of this strange trial came
help and alleviation; first, an object lesson tell
ing how a Christian man should die, and de
claring the power of faith to give the steadfast
soul the victory over the last enemy; next in
the sight of such an awakening as we had
never Seen, all through the land, to a sense of
God s presence and a recognition of Him as sole
arbiter of life and death; and then, In the 1 quiet
Swage Into another administration, without
tumult convulsion or revolution, and with the
a«suran-e of public policy to be continued and
pledge and promise to I- kept. So the _ light
returned with this latest test of strength and
Ktal.illtv of our system of government, and an
other greal name went on the roll of honor.
Here at home we have fresh cause for thanks-
Sving in a victory for reform, for righteous
ness for decency and virtue, for the coming of
■i n.'-w order with men at the head against
«-,',. n •„ word la breathed of personal re
nroach Su. h inVn are to bear rule for at least
mmm&m
?hev "•;,• ,em, e m of these to wrestle with the
!h - TAiv: If Se decide to open the
a.nsVa lifted Ume on Sundays we must
P l or,- of those citizens to whom we must look
Sunday. H " ir ' ni hwvv drinking will be
temperate men from ne* ■ number of
greater than will be th. .r. r «« »be = erva-
Srunkards. It Is much ♦;«^ han to hand over
YeV c 'clty^to th'^'w'ho; instead of allowing the
saloons to be open a part of the time., will
nominally keep them closed all the time and
meanwhile give unrighteous protection to the
saloons to be open all the time, and throw wide
open the floodgate? of corruption in our homes.
The Rev Dr. MACARTHUR. Calvary Baptist
Church— To-day we have a distinct cause for
thanksgiving in the recent downfall of Tam
many Hall and we must make it utterly im
possible for any such organization as Tammany
Hall to ever again sit upon the throne of this
fair city. Tammany thugs are sadly out of
plac=- m this city at the beginning of the twen
tieth century, and we are thankful that after
January 1 we shall have a Mayor the name
of whom we are not ashamed to ppeak. Then*
is cause to-day for thanksgiving because
sectionalism has given placo to nationalism
throughout the republic. The war with Spain
did much to break down the sectional line and
the bugbear of class distinction. The mrii
who. In the Civil War. wore the blue and the
fray fought side by aide under the "Stars and
tripe-s" again. There is cause for thanksgiving
Not simply a. department or side issue in * large store,
but a large store with Children's Clothing as its be
ginning, aim and end.
We study their needs in detail and carry mzny useful
and novel articles that are not kept elsewhere.
From Babies' Wear to Youths" Clothing and Misses'
Dresses, our goods are the ivork of experts ivho cut, fit
and make Children 's needs their whole study. Naturally
the results are more satisfactory than those attained by the
general stores, where children's needs are an unimportant
branch of the business.
60-62 West 23d Street.
In our hearts to-day because nationalism has
given place to internationalism. America has
passed from boyhood into manhood. Her con
tinental nationalism has given place to world
wide power. American expansion was the re
sult of divine impulsion. No President or po
litical party could have caused it. When the
Hawaiian Islands were dropped into our lap.
did we not pitch them into the sea again.
Again no President or political party can
stop our expansion. America has en
tered upon a new career grander than
ever before in the history of nations.
The Rev. R. 1.. PADDOCK. Pro-Cathedral, in Stan
ton-st.— are a few ordinary and common
-blessings that 1 want to speak of this morning,
and then I want to turn lor a moment to the
larger blessings that have come to this city and
the State, our country and the world. First, crea
tion: we should be grateful for the joy of living
and for the power to do good which mere ex
istence gives us.> We have it in health anil in
sickness. From the dfvthhed of our President
an influence for good went forth that was
greater than ever he had exercised before. We
should thank the members of our family and
our friends for their support and help. I want
to thank God to-day and you who have been so
good and kind and thoughtful toward me.
Thank God for the Pro- Cathedral. Do you
realize what this district would be without Its
constant effort to uplift, its warning not to do
wrong and its inspiration, advice and encour
agement? We have, with God's help, won a
victory. Purity, honesty and civic righteous
ness have triumphed. We are to have good men
to administer the affairs of the city. We have
reason to hope that we in this neighborhood will
hereafter have our rights and will be protected.
The Rev GEORGE R. VAN DE WATER. St. An
drew's Church— Our nation is practically at
peace. Every day of the year has added to our
prestige at home and abroad. It Is something
to be thankful for that at last rulers have been
selected for their character and ability. A city
will never be successful if it is run in the inter
ests of one class and in disregard to the needs
of others. The city must never stamp wrong
with the label of right and never license sin.
Sunday is a day of rest and worship, and special
privileges must he denied those whose trade is
dangerous and iniquitous. It is a blessed thing
when we rind that righteous men. who will
punish wrongdoing and rule righteously, have
been chosen to govern us.
The Rev. Dr. W. S. RAINSFORD. St. George's
Church— The curse of the American people is
their readiness to believe the worst of the men
they have elected to office. History shows that
public office makes men better, and jet no
sooner does a man achieve office in the United
States by the votes of his fellow men than those
who voted for him because of his good qualities
criticise him offensively and announce publicly
that they believe that he has suddenly become
vile. The American people should be thankful
God ha- given them more than He has Riven
any other people. They should be thankful for
William McKinley and thankful that when that
great faithful heart ceased to beat there was a
man like Roosevelt to step into the vacant place.
There was never any reason to despair, although
there were things in New-York hard to endure.
Do not be discouraged if after a few years *«
appear to return to them. We shall never sink
bo low again. New- York has taken a ' step
forward. It has taken many steps forward.
Even under the present administration it was
nothing like as dirty as it was eighteen years
ago. when 1 first came to this church. Put your
trust in God and help the administration as
much as you can. Indiscriminate criticism can
do no good, and will only make the return of
the reactionary force* more certain. The worst
of most reform administrations is their imprac
ticability Mr Low cannot give us a perfect gov
ernment, and he ought not to try. If he does
try the city will be in the hands of Tammany
again in two years. Justice Jerome as District
Attorney cannot give us a perfect administra
tion of his great office. If he tries to do SO he
will do more harm than good. They must do
what they can. of course, but they must be
practical : We must help them all we can. and
we shall not help by criticising every action
taken that does not agree exactly with the
action we should have taken under like condi
tions In any event, we may all be thankful
that the municipal life of New-York has taken a
step forward and that the entire municipal life
of the United States has taken the step forward
with New-York.
The Rev Dr NEWELL DWIGHT HIT.I.IP. Plym
outh Chur-li. Brooklyn— But I confess that the
nation has been near to the shadow of grief,
thai the marks of a great tragedy are stilt
keenly felt We are rebellious still in the death
of our dearly beloved President, but who shall
say that a greater happiness Is not now his? No
other .vent gave him greater good fortune than
Ills sudden death hi the midst of his brilliant
career and splendid manhood. hat greater
tribute has a man ever had than that which
was paid to William McKinley in recognition of
his worth when, for ten days men felt the in-
Huence of his life most keenly, and. when, at
that last moment, all traffic was stopped and
heads were bared in reverence? The cup of poi
son for Socrates, the execution of Savonarola
the assassin's bullets for Abraham Lincoln and
William Mi-Kinley-these are the four great
'strokes in the history of the world that have
made for good through the wisdom of an over
ruling Providence. They have brought about not
national calamity, but individual uplifting. In
the middle classes, from whom are now coming
he Neatest inVenttons. the greatest wealth the
greatest developments of the arts, lies the hope
of the republic. Monarchies are looking with
some friendliness toward this republic, and Its
It Iven i« f being felt across the sea. In connec
ion with the despotic influence of the Czar
they are rearing the principles of liberty, led
by American missionaries, the true commercial
Tr-ivellVr" of the world. I thank God on this
Thanksgiving Day for the increasing Integrity
Jf the people, as evidenced by the recent elec
?inn in their choice of the best man. who rep
rints all that is best In municipal affairs.
Mr Low l" a Philanthropist, an advocate of ed
ucation and of everything: that is good for the
people.
CONCERT RY CHUBCH ORGANIZATIONS.
X concert was civen last night in Trinity Meth-
Odtot Episcopal Church, in Kast One-bundred-.)nd
eighteenthst. by the Tnnity Vested .Choir and
Choral Society, under the direction of R. Fletcher
NeviM The first part of the programme consisted
of madri=al = . glees and part soncs. together with
Woodwards "The Sun Shall Re No More." by the
quartet and chorus of sixty voices My Dreams, a
tenor solo, by H. C Hardy, and 'Honor and Arms."
Handel, by W. H. Kennedy, barytone.
The second part was Mendelssohn's The lr,rt>
second Psalm." by Miss Pauline X Crosby. SO;
Piano, and "Why. My Soul. Art Thou So Vexedi
The quart, t consisted of Miss Crosby, Sffiss Isanelle
W. Price, H. C. Hardy and W. H. Kennedy.
ST. ANDREW CORPORATE COMMUNION.
The annual corporate communion of the New-
York local assembly of the Brotherhood of St.
Andrew took place yesterday in Calvary Episcopal
Church. The celebrant was the Rev. Dr. J. Lewis
Parks rector of Calvary Church, assisted by the
Rev F W Fitts. The attendance was the second
largest in the. assembly's history. The junior chap
ter had a large representation.
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DINNER WARE,
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Al! of the above and many other pieces
at one-quarter to one-ha!f less than
reguiar prices.
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For Christmas.
Words can no more ade
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than a tortoise can dis
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only instrument in the
world that can do it suc
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wind, as the singing of
the rain through summer
leaves, grand as the dash
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What a wealth of music
for so few dollars !
Recitals from 10 A. M.
to 4 P. M. every business
day. All are given a
hearty welcome.
The APOLLO Company.
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