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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
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
My wife went to buy
A nice Christmas tie.
That's- the reason I'm
growing this beard.
Cor. CInircli and Center Sts.
P. S. Send her here and let uf-i
. use our judgment.
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
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
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
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.;
. 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
: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.
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.
(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
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
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
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.
(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
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. ,
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
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
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')
1 r :.'
at the l entperauce h ill.
(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.
(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
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.
Haven Koad l'laees $1,000,000
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.
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,
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,
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.'
(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.
(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
Dr. Donovan and Dr. Sharpe have
been appointed by Judge Edgerton to
examine the mental condition of Clovls
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. !
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For Men.
' Match Safes,
Ash Trays,
Tobacco Jars,"
Flagons, Steins,
Welsh Rarebit Sets,
Decanters, etc.
..:.,. ;
Our Christmas
, 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' .
'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.
Report. Donlwl That BtrictnV
Requirement J Deters ManyN-!!
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-
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