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THE MORNING JOUKNAL-COUEIER, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1907.
NEWS FAIR HAVEN. - S'tnulta... GESHstic meetings will begin in ti,,. Qxasa Avenue Con-1 pregational church on Siva-Say evening, January 5. Rev. Henry Ostrom, D. I.. is the evangelist. His record in other places Is of the most encourag ing character. It. addition lo work ing in scores of the leading American I Cities, he has conducted campaigns in Honolulu and in four Canadian cities. Dr. Charles Sheldon, author of "In His Steps," commends very heartily the work done by Mr. Ostrom during the two weeks of services. His meetings are characterized by a businesslike, matter-of-fact method which com mends them to business men. He speaks In factories, shops and mills. He is well qualified tt address meet ings for men 'only, or only young peo ple; and his' nieetings fcr aged people have been very effective. He has been closely associated with Dr. Chapman and the Congrega.ionalist speaks of him as Dr: Chapman's "chief lieuten ant." it also idtls: "Dr. Ostrom is a valuable asset to the Chapman cam paign. He. is a man of culture and scholarship, his shrewdf kindly face betokens the possession of a fund of humor and common ' sense. He Is a cheery, magnetic Christian. He is a great believer in a new and brighter era for the church and thinks it has already dawned." , Mr. John P. Hillis is the soloist and Mrs. R. C. Norton the accompanist. Mr. Hillis is spoken of as a very ef fective singer. He was formerly the ' singing evangelist who accompanied Rev. B. Fay Mills in his evangelistic campaign. For New Tear's day a grand rally service is being arranged. The usual watch night services at the East Pearl Street M. E. church will be dispensed with, but on the evening of Tuesday, January 31, the last of the union pray er meetings . will be held.. On New Year's morning there will be a sun-' rise service at 7 o'clock in the Grand Avenue Baptist church, tho pastor, Rev. Charles G. Smith, in charge. At 10:30 there will be another service, probably in the hall of the Swedish de nomination at Grand avenue and East Pearl street. , At.S:.?0 p. m. there will be services In the East Pearl Street M. iE. church led by the pastor, Rev. E. C. Tuilar, and in the evening at 7:30 there 'will be a grand rally ser vice in the Grand Avenue Congrega tional church. As New Year's is a holiday, it Is expected that these ser vices will he largely attended and they are being" arranged so that all who de iire ran 'attend at 'least one of tho ser vices. These .services are to be an in troductory to ' the special meetings which begin January B. The next nf 'the union prayer nice Mags will be held nffjft Monday evening 'in the East Pearl Street M. E. church.. The union prayer meeting held,, in the Baptist church Tuesday evening .was the largest in "point of attendance and. the moat en- thuslastle in the series so far held. Rev. Charles G. Smith presided and there were also present and taking part lii the sen-lets Rev. Dr. Sneath and Rev. E C Tullar. . s For convenience in attendance it has been decided that St Andrew's M. E. church and East Haven Congregational church shall be in a .separate district. But all the Fair Haven churches are . expected to join jn the prayer meeting at St Andrew's church Friday even Ing. To assist in tho religious work some 25 cottage prayer meetings are expected to be-held in various Fair Haven neighborhoods. It i.s Intended i toiu've "these meetings led by laymen i ,fo far as possible.'.- 1 '.. '' It was stated last night' that these revival meetings will cost the Fair i -Haven churches $.S00." The various churches have already begun the work of raising the necessary funds. The funeral of William Thompson ! was attended at his late home on the i South End road yesterday morning, l Rev. ,Mr. Primer of St. Andrew's 1 phurch officiating. The Interment was I in Eatst Haven. I . j Funeral services for D. "William Fow- ler were attended at his late home in i. Foxon yesterday. There was a large j , attendance of relatives and friends, in eluding many fronu St. James' church j;; where Mr. Fowler Was one. of the war J jdens many years. The services were J:cohducted by Rev. Mr. Burrows. There A young man who looked " very weird Said to me, "It's just as I feared;" My wife went to buy A nice Christmas tie. That's- the reason I'm growing this beard. NECKWEAR THE DOLLAR KIND, 55c YOURS, DISBROW HE SELLS "KIDS." Cor. CInircli and Center Sts. P. S. Send her here and let uf-i . use our judgment. ! MEET ME FACE TO TACK. 1 n (T ; ; I! j were a profusion of beautiful floral i offerings. Interment was in East Ha ven cemetery. Rev. R. E. Brown is ill at 'his home in Lexington avenue from an attack of grip. The Ep worth league are planning a very interesting gathering to be held in the parlors of the East Pearl Street SI. E. church this evening. There will be an interesting program and a veny pleasant evening is anticipated. The funeral of Stlina E. Armstrong, wife of George E. Lancraft, will be attended at 282 Fairmont avenue Fri day at 2:30 p. m. , , ;'!A few evenings ago Miss Martha Lawler of Market street entertained a few friends who came in fancy cos tumes and masks. There was dancing, music, games and a supper was served. . Hallet Nettleton, formerly of Fair Haven, died recently in Washington, where" he was employed by the gov ernment many years. He was a son of Warren O. Nettle! on whr. .-, well known, shipbuilder here. He leaves x widow and three children". St. Anthony's guild has elected offi cers as follows; Mrs. Charles Manzy, president; Mrs. August Goodman, vice president; Miss Margaret Brennan, financial secretary; Mrs. j; J. Flynn, recordi ; secretary: Mrs. r M..nrt treasurer; Mrs. J. Connolly and Mrs. A. J. Burns, buyers. During the year 25 members have been added to the one on the pleasant gatherings of the wet.y was a surprise visit, nnid to Miss GeHrudo Daly Monday evening. Whist p'tzes were awarded to Miss Jennie Ox, Miss Virginia Boyle, Ed ward Sul.ivan and Walter Connolly. Steamer Isaac E. Brown, Captain Brown, ei'me through from. Narragan sett bay resterday, after a fast run, with 3.000 Im'shels of oysters for Lan craft Broil. . Captain Brown reports a pretty roi.h trip, as the seas were pretty higl. The steamer William T. Lancraft, Vhtch brought 1.S00 bushels of oysters for the same firm from Roekaway.ii cleared yesterday for an The Kansas City also ar ,200 bushel's of oysters. other load, rived with Two of t,.e barges last near Watch Hill SatunAy were well known hero, having freihted cargoes to Fair Ha ven many, (jn-.es. One of -these boats was the ofy barge James C English and the oilier was the barge A. A. Sumner. 1 1 ' At SlrohgVhool an exhibit of Christ mas gifts bV the, pupils is on exhibi tion, in the iifflee. Most of these arti cles were mqrte 'by the pupils and show conslderablel skill in their manufac ture. ., ' S , . 'j ' ' . Just row, considerable activity is manifest at Station A. For some time tho buying of money orders has been quite active, these orders having been purchased for sending money abroad in time for Christmas. A few bundles and paicels are also being sent al ready, trout of th"se intended for long distances andl consequently they are being started nJ good season. A very pret.yl wedding took place last Tuesday evening when Miss Har riet Bradley, tie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fri.nk Bridiley of Qulnnlplac ave nue, was united in iparriage to Ken neth W. Hall oj Albany. The ceremony was performed By the Rev. Mr. Hall of Philadelphia, cousin of the groom. The bride was attended by' Miss Hazel Smith' and the gAiom had for his best man, his brother, Willard. J. Hall of Albany. After :he ceremony was per formed, a wedding reception was held at the home of the bride, to-which 10 relatives and frends were invited. Mr. and Mrs. Hall ftlft for a wedding journey. They will reside in Albany. The members at the Parish Aid soci ety held a sale jot" aprons, cake and home-made candy (n the Grace church parish house Wednesday afternoon and evening. There was an entertainment in the evening, i' , The Parish Aid; society of St. James' church will serve Us regular supper this evening at 6:30.; I'KICE OX MOB'S HKAIX . Baton Rouge, La., Dee. IS. Governor Blanchard to-day offered a reward of $1,000 for the arrest and conviction of parties composing the mob which at tacked a nu'iiher of Italian laborers near Chathamville, La., several days ago, kiting two of them. X Reliable ftoiieiy FOR 'J :ly's Cream Balm is, quickly absorbed. Gives Relief at Once. it cleanses, soothes, Vala and protects olio diseased mem brane resulting from Catarrh and drive; uvay a Cold iu the Head q uickly. Eestoree the Senses of Taste and Ismell. Full size 50 cts. at Druggists or by mail. Liquid Cream Balm for use in atosmizers 75 cts. , Ely Brothers, 56 Warren Sitreet, New York. i IT- SATIbFACTION GUARANTEED. No matter what you want in the fur line . good3 from Stock, goods made to order, fur repairs or alteratioiis--w'e guarantee satisfaction. That means quality, workmanship and price. BRANFORD. (Special Jourmil-l'ourier m Service.) Bran ford, Dec, lS.-rTna great event which close the year will be the fourth annual ball given by the j. A. Fisk Hose company) iu Music h3ll on the ev ening of December 31. This affiir which has come to be a fixed featurj in Branford, is always one of the so cial events of the season and the com mittee who have the matter in charge are working hard to make the event this year as, ever a success. Ernest L. Avcrill, who formerly lived in Branford, has now moved to Wall ingford, where he opened a law office a few months aso. Mizpeh circle of tha Baptist church met this afternoon with MiSo Carri? McLean of Pine Orchard. All the public schools will close the fall and winter term with Christmas exercises on Friday afternoon of this week. The ladies of Trinity parish held a very successful sale in the vacant store next the postoffice this afternoon. Mes.-rs. E. R. Kclsey, jr., and Charles F. Bradley, commissioners on the in solvent estates of the late William and Ellen Donahue, held a meeting on Monday. Late tidings received from John P. Pesa, formerly of this place, but more recently of Brantford, Canida, state that he is not In as poor health as was reported. A change of scene and a complete rest are apparently all that is needed to restore him to strength. Princess lodge, N. E. O. P., has elect ed the following officers: Warden. Mrs. C. E. Joudan; vice warden, Miss Margaret Donovan; recording secre tary, Mrs. Wilfred L. Moore; finnli eUl secretary, Mrs. John F. Kinney; treasurer, Miss Catherine Moran; guide, Miss Mabel Whiteside; chaplain, Mrs. H. C. Holsenbeck; guardian, Mrs. Alexander Thayer; sentinel, Miss Mnr g.iret Coyle; pianist, Miss Julia Mean ey; trustee, Miss Ella McGrail. Mrs. Buckley.of Ktrkhnm street, recovering from a serious Illness. Much criticism is heard from time to time, concerning the present train schedule; the evening mail train from tho west Which was formerly due here about 5:30 Is-nearly half an hour later thin the above, even when on time. Previous to the present running time, that train could be depended upon to be on time, and patrons of the local post office could depend upon getting their mall promptly but at present, it Is largely a matter of guess work when the evening mall will be ready for distribution. Service will be held In the Tabor Swedish-Finnish Lutheran church at 5 o'clock on tho morning of Christmas day. The other service at that church on the Feast of the Nativity, will be the annual Sunday school festival in the evening. It is announced that the annual Christmas festival of the Sunday s-hoo of the Congregational church will bo held on the evening of the 28th. WALLINGFORD. (Speelnl Jniirnnt-C.'otirler News S'rvlre) Wellington!, Dpc. IS. The Walling ford Woman's club offers a prize of $5 to the senior in the. Wallingford higti school who writes the best tssay on one of the following subjects,: L Our Country Must Protect the Forests. ! 2. .Reasons for Universal Peace. 3. Connecticut, the Constitution State. 1 4. Why Connecticut Honors Oliver Ellsworth. The essayis to consist of 1,000 to 1,200 words, and is to be handed to the principal of the school on or be fore February 3, 1908, and It is hoped that every member of the class of 190S will enter the contest. Prizes for scholarship Is something which the local high seho d has never had, and whi'ch all other like institutions In the state possess. Now that a move In this direction has been made It is hoped that some "old grad" or other kind person will make the prize essay an annual feature of the school year. The Republican club, one of the flourishing organizations of the borough, moved this afternoon lrito their new rooms on the second floor of Wallace block., Their new home is much better than the old in many ways and is very near the street door, which fact will no doubt bring more mpmhpre - 1 o the rooms. Sometime during this week the officers will hold a meeting and decide upon the date for the rally to be held in the near future. It Is also planned to hold a number of socials and smokers during this winter and speakers for the occa sions will be engaged. Instead of having the club rooms o,pen to any one who wants to come in keys will lie distributed to the members and the corridor door will be kept locked. It is reported that during the day a Oldest Established Furrier In Xew Haven. , JOHN WOLF, FURRIER. 739 CHUPEL STREET Over Hul.'s Dry Store. number of boys loafing spot. make this place a ! The Connecticut Roller Polo league now has teams in Wallingford, Meri den, Derby and Bristol. The Meriden five i.s now under the management of Jimmy Burns and John Meade, and their first home game will be played with Wallingford at the Casino Satur day night. The game last night was close and lovers of good sport(should turn out for the game Saturday night. Meriden is the only team that has ever beaten the local boys so far and the next scrimmage with Meriden will be hotly contested. The Young Men's T. A. B. and L. society held a social at their club rrtoms on Center street last evening which was attended by a large num ber. Tho evening was pleasantly passed with music and recitations. At the business nieeting held . previous to the social and smoker it was voted to attend in a body the 7:30 mass on Sunday, January 5, and take commun ion at the Holy Trinity church. The following officers were elected: Chaplain Rev. J. H. Carroll. President D. W. lanouette. Vice president Peter Lee." Recording secretary John G. Phe lan. Corresponding secretary Joseph Sullivan. Financial secretaryJames Bros nan. Treasurer Edward C. Cox. Trustees James H. Ward, John Buckley, James Quinlivan. Executive committee James Lee, Richard McGuire, . James Tleruey, Thomas O'Neil, Joseph Olloyus. Literary committee Timothy Bros nan, P. J. Quinn, E. F. Kavanagh. Librarian John F. Cassin. Marshal P. H. Luby. Manager of gymnasium Thomas Timothy. , Assistant manager Edward Fan ning. - At the last meeting of the Court of uBrgcsses the following bills were or dered paid: Henry Martin $7, T. T. Dunn $7, J. W. Hurley $1.25, C. B. Ter rell. $129.71; office Supply Co. $S.(ii; p. Malonev $1.11; R. Tanner $3.50; .1. imwney $4.02; K. E. Hall $22.50 O. I. White $33.75, .1. P. Stevenson, $32.85, C. A. Harrison $10. The bonds of several of the borough officers were accepted. It was yoted to give the laborers employed by kho bor ough time and a half for work done on Sunday. An application was receiv ed from M. J. Kelly for appointment aS a special policeman, and was referred o.the pollco committee. Owenoco Haymakers' association elected the following Officers at their annual meeting last evening: Past ehlcr haymaker, Charles Chandler; Chief haymaker, Linus A. Hill; assist ant chief haymaker, R. G. Hall; over seers, H. V, .lames; collector of straw., H. 1. Lee; assistant collector nf straws, R. 1. Foster; keeper of bundles, R. A. Hall. ' ' ' The Wallingfords took all the games from the Crescents in last night's bowl ing league contest at the Woodbine alleys. Cotrlll of the Wallingfords was the high man with an average of 107. Recent recorded real estate trans fers: Oetav Odette to Nellie. P. Seran tou. -thirty-eight acres of land; Edward L. Rowe to Philip and Emma F. Wein man n, twenty-three acres of land. North Farms:' Jump? D. Bartholomew to borough of Wallingford, forty acres of land west side of faugh pond, James Ciimmerford was given a fine nf $10 and costs of $25.02 which his employer. Mansfield, Of North Haven, paid, before Prosecuting Attorney Fowler, Ciimmerford pleaded guilty, and said he would go back to the farm an d" keep out of trouble hereafter. A son was born yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene. A. Post of North Mam street. Mrs. J. D. Bartholomew left this aft ernoon for a stay In New York city. Mrs. Cllftnn M. Allen left this morn ing for Boston, Mass., where she will spend Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Fowler. Only two more days and the public schools will close until january 2, 130S. Star of Valley lodge, S. of B., elected the following officers' at their last meeting: Commander, Mrs. MHi-R.'irot Lanouette; vlco commander, Mrs. Mary Kavsnaugh; past commander, Mrs. Clara Brow: aid to commander, Mrs. Iirlla Singleton; marshal, Mrs. Lottie Devlin; scribe, Mrs. John Rlghton; ac countant, Mrs. Ezadle Lanouette; trens urer, Mrs. Harriet Gleadell; chaplain Mrs. William Cronley; Inside guard, Mrs. Lena Coughlin: outside guard Mrs. Dumond; trustee .Mrs. Lottie Dev lin. The newly elected officers of the Y. f. T. A. B. and 1.. society will hold a meeting next. Sunday afternoon at 2:3') o'c'ock 1 r :.' at the l entperauce h ill. S0UTH1MT0N. (Special Journnl-Courier News Servlre.) Southington, Dec. 18. The board of assessors has at last list?d the Amer ican Linen company's property at the proper value. They placed It at $25,000, a raise of $10,000. The board became tired of what they once considered bonk fide promises." When they bought tho property they promised to come and estiblish here. Placing confidence in their .statements the board listed them at $11,000. as an inducement to come. The action of the assessors in the matter has received the approba tion of all as it was about time the town asserted itself in the matter. The sealer of weights and measures in town is experiencing a little trouble in collecting his fees. His making his annual trip and the law clearly stip ulates that he will receive ."0c for the test of each sctle and 5c for each measure. It lias been his custom to ask about half this price and his an nual fees amounted to $21. He con sulted Selectman Newell, who told him to place the matter in the hands of the prosecuting attorney. Action will be taken Immediately and tho sealer will be adequately reimbursed. Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Harriet Goldstein, sis ter of Mrs. Byron Allen of Liberty street. Death occurred in Jersey City. The deceased is survived by a mother, sister and brother. Funeral will be held to-morrow afternoon and inter ment will be Deep River. The newly organized club which his roams in Wilcox block, has voted that In tho future it will he known as the "Merrimac club." Frederick Adklns, who was recently voted the most pop ular trolleyirmn on the road, continued his popularity and is to be president of the club. Edward Kelleher was elect ed treasurer. Rev. B. F. Harlburt was Installed as pastor of the Plantsvllje Baptist church this e'vening. Following is the program: Hymn, 152; reading of Scrip lures, Rev. E. G. Reynolds; prayer, Rev. S. A. Martin; hymn, 208; sermon, Rev. E. S. Holloway; solo; charge to the church, Rev. A. B. Coats, D.D.; charge to the pastor. Rev. W. V, Grey; music; "Welcome to the Town," Rev. Ray Carter; address, Rev. J. J. Blythe; "Greetings from Plantsvllle church," Rev. J. B. Focht; hymn, 521;- benedic tion. ' . Tho A. O. H. card team was defeat ed by the K. of C. team last night by a score of 6 to 4.. Tin; playing at each table was very close but when the victories were registered the K. of C- were found triumphant. Miss Rose Gill left last evening fo a visit to Chicago during the holi days, . i George Dunn of Baltimore' Medical college, arrived home this evening to rpend the holidays. The entertainment given In the par lors of the First Congregational church last night was well attended. The spelling match was a feature of the evening. . ' Professor Gregory lectured to a large sized audience last night at the Lewis hlh school. Wonx tribe. No. 2S. I. O. R. M., will meet to-morrow night. The physicians In town report a pre. valency of the grip. The frequent changes of weather is accountable. Friday night will be observed as lady nlsht at the II. M. T. rooms this week. SHEW (Sperlnl .Imimiil-Coiirler Nm Servloe.l The big smoker and entertainment that Court Lincoln, F. of A., has been making preparations for holding for the past several weeks will be held Friday evening in Arcanum hall. Be sides the serving of refreshments and the rendering of a fine musical pro gram by local talent three boxing ex hibitions will take place. . The court expects to make a neat sum on the smoker. The regular meeting of the W. C. T. V. will be held at the home of Mrs. George Webster, 215 Coram avenue, this afternoon at 3 o'clock. WednesVlay at no-on hour the R. M. Bassett company laid off thirteen j more machinists because of want of roers to Keep so many nanus umiy. The bread, cake and fancy article sale held at the lecture room of the Baptist church yesterday under the auspices of the ladies of the parish was very largely attended. During the sale refreshments were served to all the purchasers. MAM' CARS ORDERED. Xew Haven Koad l'laees $1,000,000 Contract. The Xew Haven roid has just plac ed a large contract with Osgood. Brad ley & Sons for 100 new cars to be used In the passenger service. The money value of the contract is close to the $1,000,001 mark and deliveries w.ll be commenced within a few weeks. Of this order 52 cars will b day coaches of the most modern pattern. These coaches, however; will not be vestibule!. There will be 15 smoking cars, two others with smoking com partments, 10 built with baggage ar,d smoking compartments, live combina tion cars for passengers and bJggago, four babbage and mail, thr.-e postal cars and' nine baggage cars. SEI'.KS TO BE DOORKEEPER. Ctptaln Edward Grlswold of Guii foid. Is. it is reported, a candidate for the position of door-keeper in tha 1 nlt"d States senate at Washington, made vacant by the death of -Major d of Guilford. The position is worth $1,203 JTr. It is -understood that Senator BuVeley will -have the naming of . Major fjew- a,rd s su )ces:or. .. . . For Ladies. Almond Sets, Bonbon Dishes, Candlesticks, Comports, Vases, Hair Receivers, Cologne Bottles Then there arc ('haling Irishes, ritohcrs. Relish Dishes," Chocolate Sets, Brush and Comb Trays, to say nothing of (he choicest of all line Cut Glass and choice China. A. F. WYLIE, 821 Chioel St. Successor to John Bright & Co.' ANSONIA. (Sperlnl Journnl-Courier NenB Service) Chief Ellis of this city, went to Woodbridge, yesterday, where he at tended the trial of Joseph Tomaluss, formerly of this city, who wjs up be fore Justice Augur, on a charge of theft. The trial took place in the basement of tho Congregational church On one charge of stealing a coat and vest from a Woodbridge man Tom'J luss was found guilty and fined $7 and costs. On a charge of stealing a gold watch from another resident of that place he was also found guilty and bound over to the New Haven superior court. Ho was placed under a $200 bond, but as he could not obtain a bondsman he was taken to jail to await the January term. George Schumacher has returned from Bates college to spend the holi days wlth his parents in this city. Walter Spencer, of the Baltimore Dental college, has returned to spend the holidays at his home in this city. The Non-Pareil association will re move from , its present quarters in the Borcherding building on January 1 to the Smith building on 'Main street. These quarters which were formerly occupied by the Old Welcome club, will be completely altered and when finish ed will present as fine appearance' as any club rooms in the city. , . George Brown, an aged resident "of this city, died at the home of his son- in-law, Wllliajn V. Morris, on Wooster street, Wednesday morning at 1:30 o'clock of nephritis, after an Illness of several months. Mr., Brown was a na tive' of White Plains, N. Y., and was a basket maker by trade. One daugh ter,, Mrs. Maria Cam of this city, is the' only surviving relative of the de ceased. The funeral arrangements are in charge of tho Kaiser Undertaking company. ' ' i 1 , ; Many Anspnlans went to . Seymoflr last 'evening where they attended the carnival of the Seven Ages .whjeh.. is. being held In the Albert Sw-an Memor fal hall in .that place under tho aus pices of the associated societies of the Seymour Congregational church. The largo delegation all returned home we'l pleased and all report having spe'nc a' pleasant evening. ..The Missionary circle of the Baptist church will hold a meeting In the church parlors Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. - !..! The railroad company Is laying con crete wa'ks at both ends of, the rail road station, an ipiprovement 'that will be appreciated greatly ljy the local tra-. veling people especially in wet, weather. The supper which was helij in the parlors of the M. E. church by, the La dles' Aid society, was attended by a large number who enjoyed the tempt ing viands served and who were full, of praise for the ladles In charge. The supper was served between the hours of u and S,o'ctock. DERBY. (Spceinl Journal-Courier TVerrs Service) The St. lAloysius T. A. and B. society and the St. Mary's Temperance society are planning ro hold a double installa-, tion and open meeting In St. Mary's hall on Thursday evening, January 9. The state .officers are expected to , be invited and many out of town visitors are expected to be present. Kblowing the Installation refreshments will be served and dancing enjoyed. The pub lic, is cordially.- invited to attend this meeting. ' The regular meeting of the board of aldermen will be held this evening in the city court room. Thomas Degnan Is confined - to his home on Elizabeth street with illness. The bread, cake and npron sale held at the parlors of the First Congrega tional church yesterday afternoon be tween the hours of 2 andl 6 was very successful. The attendance -as large aand the ladies in charge were kept busy duiing the hours of the sale. A light lunch w.is .served to all who' at tended. The sale was held under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid society of the church and the proceeds, which were quite la-'ge, were added to the repair fund. A large attendance was present last evening at Odl Fellows' hall when the Woman's Relief corps held its weekly whist. Following the conclusion of i whist a pleasant social hour was passed. Dr. Donovan and Dr. Sharpe have been appointed by Judge Edgerton to examine the mental condition of Clovls Henequin. The first day of the fancy Vnd usefu. article sale wnich Is being held m portion of George C,. Aids jewelry store on Main street closed very successfully and last evening the ladies in charge, were well pleased with (he day's re sults. The sale wili be continued this afternoon and evening. .The Piano and Organ Workers' union ; will hold an important meeting this evening In Eagles' hall oil Main street. ! -: ' -;: ''l For Men. ' Match Safes, Ash Trays, Tobacco Jars," Flagons, Steins, Welsh Rarebit Sets, Decanters, etc. t t ..:.,. ; ieTH0MP50N(" SHORN. Our Christmas Furniture , is offered for your msec- ' tion at values which are most attractive. , Each fiiece has been chosen by V us with the idea of giving pleasure ' to the recipient as well as to reflect credit . on the give' . 46ELM-ST-NEWWEN-CT 'Election of officers will take place and following the business meeting a smok er wiir be, enjoyed. The men of the Unitarian church will-hold their monthly meeting this evening at the home of Rev.. A. W. Birks, 166 Caroljne street. At this meeting plans for a permanent organi zation -will be discussed and the future work of the club that is to ba formed talked over. '.'. , ,, The. Derby. Neck. .Library circle will , hold its regular meeting tjn Frlday'af ternoon at .the'- homies of , Mrs. Wilson Priestley at 177 Hawthorne avenue. APPLICANTS ENOUGH. Report. Donlwl That BtrictnV Requirement J Deters ManyN-!! v Washington, Dec,, 18.The Impression that, difficulty- is. being experienced un der the new rules in securing a suffi cient number of ellgibles for' eon-sular positions is said at the state, depart-' meat to be erroneous.. As a result of the examinations to be held In Novem ber, nine additional names have1, been placed on the --eligible list and U.JV said at the department that- the totaVnum-'-ber of positions on the eligible list is not in excess of the available . vaean-' cies at all times. Some of the candi dates who have passed the examination may, therefore, be required , 'to watt several months , before opportunity for their appointment occurs. ' ! Commencng Wednes j day, 18th inst., our store j will be open every even- ing until Chr.s'mais. I Useful Christmas Cifts j Reduced prices on Cloth i ins- i , j jl, ;- ifflffi ' I j- '. ' I ' j1 ii it IN If