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4 THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1908. NEWS OF r. NEIGHBORI NG PLACES MILFORD. (Special Jouraal-Courler lfewa Service) Milford, Jan. 29. Miss Ruth Sper ry has gone to Northfleld seminary, where she has entered on a two years' course. Miss Sperry was graduated from the Milford high school in June, 1907. Ladies' night will be observed at Volunteer council', on Thursday even ing. A good time has been planned by the committee, and will be enjoyed by the ladies who attend. The Milford Wheel club will meet on Thursday evening, as usual. Edward G. Hungerford, who re cently left New Britain for Bridge port and who has been visiting at the home of his mother In Milford, is now boarding with Mr. and Mrs. Samuel .Wartmrton in Bridgeport. The Sunshine society will meet In the the parish house on Friday after noon and the Trinity guild In the same place In the evening. The junior league will meet in the chapel on Friday at 4:15 o'clock. The members will respond to the calling of the roll call, with Bible verses con taining the word "Love," the same as for the last week, when the meeting was postponed on account of the snow and wind. santawae lodge, F. and A. M.,- will be held on Friday evening. The new of ficers 9iope for a large atendance. The ladies' guild will be guests of Mrs. D. E. Smith on New Haven ave nue and Gulf street on Wednesday, February 5. Mrs. "W. H. Chadderton and Mrs. George Katt will Tiave the charge of the program at the Rainbow bazar Thursday evening. The same inter esting feature will prove attractive, the Japanese tea room, sale of 'home made pastry, and other pleasing dain ties. The fair will . close on Thurs day evening. Principal Kelsey appointed that as visiting day for the teacher. day The Ladies' Missionary society of the Congregational church wil meet on Fri day afternoo i of this week at the home of Mrs. G. W. Austin on West Prospect. A gang of workmen were set to work cutting ice today at Newton's pona on Ramsdell street. If the cold weather continues no doubt the other Ice com panies will beglns cutting, as already the ice is a good thickness. The First and the Plymouth Con gregational churches wil have prayer meetings on Friday evening at 7:45 o'clock, the Methodist church a class meeting at the same hour. The La dies' Benevolent union will have a meeting in the First church parlors in the afternoon. Tea will be served at 6 o'clock. Mrs. T. J. Falls has gone to spend a few days with Mrs. Scofield in Philadelphia. Mrs. B. H. Ryder of Woodmont has been' confined to her home with a severe cold. The regular communication of An- Captain E. L. Ford is at his home on Gulf street this week. The cap tain is connected with the Merwin Oyster company and spends the great er part of his time in Providence, R. I. The committee on. the ladies' night of Volunteer council. Royal Arcanum, for Thursday evening, have arranged a good program. It is as follows: Music, recitations, carpet bowlers, light refreshments. All who attend will have a good time, very informally. Mrs. Smith of Tioga, Pa., mother of Lawyer George V. Smith, and Mrs. W. F. Alcorn, is making a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Alcorn, on Austin street. FAIR HAVEN. Housewarming in the Pilgrim Church Chapel Extra Ser vices Well Attended. Mrs. S. Camfield of South Britain Is spending the week with her parents, Captain and Mrs. E. L. Ford of Gulf street. i MEET 'ME FACE TO FACE. A Pickel, a Nickel, try not to be fickle, But look well to what you wear. A poor-fitting collar will make you holler, And, If not careful, you're . quite apt to swear. "Arrow" Brand Collars, IN QUARTER SIZES, 15c each, 2 for 25c. FIT ANY NECK. YOCRS, J I M HE SELLS SHIRTS. Corner Church and Center SU. Freelove Bald-win Stow chapter, r. A. R., meet in the chapter house on Thursday afternoon for the January meeting. Dr. E. B. Heady has been ap pointed the post surgeon for the town of Milford. All men, who are exempt from military duty, will do well to call on Dr. Heady, to put In their ap plication, and prompt steps will be taken for the abatement of the cus tomary tax. Edward Burwell of Read street has been very ill with an attack of acute bronchitis. He is slowly recovering his usual good health. After an illness of many weeks Henry Clark of Prospect street passed away Tuesday evening at his resi dence. The funeral services will be held at his late residence on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mrs. W. E. Patchen of Bridgeport was the guest on Tuesday of her brother, Dr. W. S. Putney. Rev. F. A. Sumner of the First Congregational church will address the Devon Sunday school next Sunday afternoon. Miss C. M. Morrison of Garden street, New Haven, a graduate of Grace hospital training school for nurses, is taking care of Mrs. George Klngsley of Lafayette street, who is ill with pneumonia. P. 8. Rubbernecks, take notice. . s WESTVILLE. There were no sessions held In the local grammar school yesterday as jheTHOMPSON SHOP THE CONVENIENCE of having all the accessories of the furnishing and dec orating of the apartment or home in one shofa is mani fest to the purchaser. 46ELMSHEWHAVEN-CT The ladies' guild of Pilgrim church had a house warming in the new $20, 000 chapel last evening. It was a church supper, the first held In the handsome new chapel, and there was an attendance of 150. The price of the supper was only fifteen cents, and the ladies gave a feast indeed, con sisting of the following menu: Boiled ham, sparerlb, beaf loaf, veal loaf, baked beans, cabbage salad, pickles, rye bread, white bread, mince, pump kin, tart, custard, lemon meringue and cocoanut pie, cake of several varieties, coffee and tea. It was a fine supper, such as the ladies of this church al ways serve, and was greatly appre ciated. The tables were decorated with flowers and looked very pretty. The new crockery, a handsome china set, and the new table silver bearing the engraved inscription, "P.lgrim Church," were used for the first time. Slipper was served at 6:30 and grace was said by Rev. R. E. Brown, pastor of the church. The tables had to be set a second time for at 7:30 a delegatlonyif between thirty and for ty marched down from the engine house, a delegation from duinnlplac Hose, Hook-and Ladder company, and occupied three tables set apart for them. The firemen were entertained by Chief Edgar Allen. An inspection of the dining room and kitchen will convince a visitor that there are no church apartments of the kind In the city that are superior. Indeed, the members of the ladles' guild had Its committee Inspect all the modern chapels In the city and some out of town and secured a combination of the best points and all the modern appointments. The dining room is large and well lighted and Is on the Lenox street side of the new chapel. The ceilings and walls are done In white hard finish and the woodwork is polished ash. Opening out of the dining room Is the large and finely ap pointed kitchen, which Is also done off In ash. The dishes are passed through large openings upon a coun ter so that the waitresses do not have to enter the kitchen. A rack of warm ing shelves heated by gas keep "the food hot. There Is a large and mod ern coal range and a large gas range at its side. The kitchen Is provided with all modern conveniences and every device for preparing meals. "We think that we have the finest church dining room and kitchen In the city of New Haven," remarked one of the ladles to a representative of this paper last evening. "It ought to be, for we have visited many churches and have tried to get the very best In appointments." The supper was serv ed by the directresses under the di rection of the president of the guild, Mrs. George C. Black. The directresses present were Mrs. R. O. Davis, Mrs. C. E. Bray, Mrs. Edward H. Barnes, Mrs. Ida Buck, Mrs. W. H. Kellogg. Mrs. Frank Mallory, Mrs. Ernest H. Craw ford, Mrs. Edgar Allen, Mrs. C. E. Rowe, Mrs. Allen Huntley, Mrs. John Parker. Mrs. William Granniss, Mrs. J. O. ClogRton, Mrs. William F. Hub bard. Mrs.' George C. Bradley, Mrs. William P. Nilcs, Mrs. George Allen, Mrs. Mary Alvord, Mrs. George M. Baldwin, Mrs. Henry Russell. It was a very successful aorlal occasion and the ladies of the guild must have been pleased over their housewarming. held in the local churches are being well attended and are very interesting. At the Eist Pearl street church, Tues day evening, the pastor. Rev. E. C. Tullar, preached to a congregation which crowded the Sunday school room, fully 250 attending. Mr. Tullar preached on the story of Naaman the Leper. . Familiar hymns were sung under the direction of B. C. Johnson. One hundred - of .the Winona hymn books have been bought and were used at the service last night, when Mr. Tullar preached another powerful ser mon on the doing of little things, tak ing the story of Naaman again for .a basis of his remarks. Eighty dards have been signed . and many of the young people, who were Interested in the recent meetings, were present. .Mr. Tullar will preach this , evening on, "The Call to Service." Quite a number will join this church next Sunday, but more will join one month hence. There was also a large congregation at the meeting held in the Grand Ave nue Congreagtional church, Tuesday evening, when many arose at the Invi tation of Dr. Sneath and gave testi mony in answer to the query. About 150 signed cards during the evange listic services and the membership of the church will be materially added to. The same evening the chipel of the Grand Avenue ! Baptist church was crowded and it was the most notable prayer and conference meeting held in years. There was a short song service led by John W. Phillips, after which the pastor, Rev. Charles G. Smith, spoke on "Believer's Baptism." It was a fine exposition of this subject and the advice to the beginners was most appropriate. Nearly all present spoke at the covenant service, which follow ed, and there were la number of pray ers. Over ninety have signed cards, risen for prayers In the Sunday schools, or have expressed a desire to join the church by letter and It Is expected that the additions to the church will num ber fully seventy-five. After the meet ing, those who desired to join the church were present at a meeting of the pastor and deacons. There was al so a large attendance at the prayer meeting at Plgrlm church, conducted by Rev. R. E. Brown, the pastor.- It Is expected that there will also be a large Ingathering at this church. audience from start to finish and im pressed upon them the importance of prayer. In the course of his talk he gave several vivid llustitatlons of help through prayer. At the conclusion of his address he asked all those who wished to be prayed for to raise their right hand. Several hands were noticed. Preceding the sermon Mr. Pugh sang in a very impressive man-,MHWWHWWWHWWl'W'l''r'rWWH ner ine Clean Sd rit. To-morrow (Thursday) will be: "church day." Services will be held -in all the churches at 9:30 a. m. The union aft ernoon service will be held at, the First Methodist Episcopal church "at 3 p. m. The regular evening service will be held at the Congregational church at 7:45 o'clock. Sunday afternoon at o'clock will , be a meeting In the opera house for men only. The fac tory services to-morrow will be at the R. Wallace & Son's plant at 12:10 m. At the conclusion of the regular ser vice at the Congregational church this evening Mr. and Mrs. Asher explained the saloon work which they are car rying on In connection with the cam paign. Mrs. Asher sang "My Moth er's Prayer." There was a large at tendance. One of the largest attended meet lngs of Columbia castle. No. 9, K. G. E., In years, was held Tuesday night, when the reunion and Dutch supper was held. The noble, chief, Charles Crook, presided. There was a drill of the new degree team under the Jlrec tion of R. T. Buckley, and at the next meeting two candidates will take the second degree. It was the opinion of all that the degree team did good work. The meeting was followed by a Dutch supper which was a very pleasant so clal occasion. Noble Chief Crook act ed as toastmaster and there were speeches by about a dozen members A delegation from all the churches in the Fair Haven district went to Mer lden last evening to attend the Chap. man meetings. They went up on the 6:08 train an ai Union station Joined a party from the Howard Avenue church, who were on the same mission. Most of the Fair Haven party attend ed the service at which Rev. Dr. Os- trom, who was the evangelist in the Fair Haven district, preached. The entertainment having the larg est attendance In Fair Haven in many a month took place at Polar Star hall yesterday afternoon. The entertain ment was hMd Just after Bchool and about 700 children attended. It was a nickel sTiow, but very good for the money, there being a Punch and Judy show, a theatrical sketch and popular music. The show was given by an out or town company. It was about the last popular entertainment to be given i In this hall, for as pre viously stated, the hall Is to be alter ed over into stores and tenements, the work to begin In a few days. The extra meetings which are being t i The Wise Cook The Wise Cook seeks the Fortuns Range a range that embodies forty one years' experience in fine stove -building; a range reasonable in price, economical in operation, superior in cooking, durable in construction. The choice of those best qualified to judge. A range that warrants a weekly pro duction of 1,500 and insures absolute satisfaction. William A. Beede and Miss Colery Martin, both of this city, were married Tuesday evening, at the Methodist parsonage by Rev. E. C. Tullar. A number of relatives and friends of the groom were present. The couple will reside In a newly furnished house in State street. I lodge. No. nlng. 57, at Stony Creek, this eve- Quite a number are looking forward to the leap year dance which, the Sun shine club will give in Pythian hall next Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mis. Elon Bragg, who were the guests of friends in, Pittsburg, Pa., (Continued on Fifth Page.) Competitive Whist, Mrs. J. Tenn'ey Barker entertained the Competitive Whist club this after noon at her residence on Christian street. The prizes were awarded as follows: Mrs. O. H. D. Fowler, Mrs. Roswell D. Perkins, Mrs. Aimer S. Martin, and Mrs. H. H. Walker. The guest's prize went to Mrs. B. Alexan-' def. -V tf Hazing Derision Given. The high school hazing affalir Has been settled as far as the school com mittee is concerned. NO action jwas taken other than the repreman&iig of me students ana the announcement that if any other cases of a like nature. occur the matter would be dealt with! more harshly. Quoting a member of the committee the reason for the de cision is: "We find that all of the boys Implicated have always been obedient to the rules of the school and stood well n deportment and are not In corrigible within the meaning of the Btatute." Although the case is out of tho school authorities' hands' iu can be brought up In the criminal or civil courts by Mr. Gardner at any time. Popular Priced Specials 1 FOR WEDDING. PRESENTS. . 'OR BIRTHDAY GIFTS, ' FOR WHIST PRIZES, Etc. A variety of attractive articles In china, cut glass, bric-a-brac, tabic lamps, etc. Our store Is full of happy suggestions. A. F. WYLIE, 821 Chapel St. Successor to John Bright & Co. . t 4 4frH44'MH''H ! To Give w. H. 8. Reception. The decision of the Junior class of the Walllngford High school in regard to the discontinuance of the annual re ception and dance during commence ment week is causing considerable talk among the alumnae of the school and the townspeople. The members of the two lower classes In the High school are also much aroused over the, fact that they will not be allowed to: par take In the banfuet, which is to be substituted for the reception. Several prominent members of these two classes stated to-day that In all proba bility they would give a reception and dance to take the place of the - one which has been discarded. It will be given in the armory, and every effort will be made to make the affair the one social event in the school year. The students are sure of the earnest support of the alumnae and the towns people If they undertake the affair. Nathaniel Eldrldge is visiting for couple of weeks at his home In Fair Haven. ft. Onge Bene At Dance. - ' McDonough's orchestra .will render the following dance program at the ex hibition drill and dance to be given by Co. K in the armory to-morrow even ing (Thursday). The affair will be giv en for Private A. F. St. Onge: Two step. When the Band Plays Yankee Doodle; waits, You Are My Life, My All; two step, Kentucky Wedding Knot; waltz, The Merry Widow; two step. Keep on Smiling; waltz. Darling Him; caprice, Dawe or the Peacocks; waltz, 'Neath the Old Cherry Tree; two step. Ciir-bsrllck-AcId; waltz, the' last Kiss; two step, Cotton; Waltz, When the Robin Rings Again; two step. And They Say He Went to College. This morning County Commissioners Waller and (eddes were in the borough looking over the premises on Meadow street, where It Is desired to locate a saloon. No statement of their action in the matter could be obtained. Beautify the Home I Nothing adds more to the attractiveness of the home than taste displayed in the selection of wall hangings. They form a background not only for the pictures, hut also for the rest of the furnishings. We have not only made a study of this specialty, but have years of experience back of it. Many owners of beautiful homes In this city will gladly endorse our work in this line. We have helped them Very satisfactorily; let us advise with you. MONROE BROS., 353 Grown St. , Telephone 2761. , . X4 4 Bassett's Gun Store. Guns and Ammunition. Full line of Hunters' Cottto and Boot " ' ' Complete Line of Talking Machines Victor and Edison. October List of Records Now Ready. ' ' "' All the leading makes of Guns and Rifles; Including the Winchester, Martin, Remington, Parker, Lcfever, Baker, Ithaca, Sterena and otbef well-known makes. , 1 , , ; t 17 :p A QQ17TT the, gun store Jo H. BiiOOlLA 1, 5 Church St. Cold Weather Approaching Order K OAL Befor Johnson's Blizzard Arrives. W. F. GILBERT & CO., Opp. P. 0. 65 Church St. The Qulnnlplae Hose company has accepted an Invitation of Arctic En gine company of Milford to attend a concert and ball on February 14. The next pinochle party will be held at the engine house next Wednesday. There was a large attendance yester day afternoon, at the funeral of Mrs. Clarissa A. Bartholomew, attended at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. W. A. Ashby, on the Lighthouse road. The bearers were four relatives. The re mains will be taken to Walllngford to day, for Interment. The services were attended by Rev. R. E. Brown of ril grlm church. At Memorial chapel yesterday after noon, was held the funeral of Mrs. Amelia Lucas, who died In Xewark. The services were conducted by Rev. R. E. Brown. George Bassett, Infant son of (Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bassett. died at his home In Hemingway avenue, East Ha ven, yesterday. Made br Thomas. Roberts. " etevenson Co. Ffcila. The Fortune Range WALLINGFORD. (Special Joarnal-roorler News-Service.) Wslllnirford. .Tan.'2. Dr. 'William J. Pawson delivered a most interest ing sermon "On Prayer" to a large congregation at the First Baptist church this afternoon. As considerable- reputation has preceded Dr. Dawson, something about his career would not be out of place. He was born at Towcester, England, in 1854 and was educated at Kingsbury col lege, Bath, and Dldsbury college, Manchester. For fifteen years he was a We.oleyan minister and held a pas torate at Glasgow, Scotland. In 1J03 he entered evangelistic work. Dr. Dawson is also the author of many in teresting works of literature. He Is rather an eccentric looking man. He wears his hair very long, much like a musician. His voice is in two dis tinct ranges. Sometimes, when he wanted to lay particular emphasis up on some part of his theme his mice dropped way down to a deep, impres sive, mellow tone, that held his large audience spellbound. Dr. Dawson took for his subject St Matthew vi, 6: "When thou prayest enter thy closet and shut thy door." His sermon held the attention of the Working plans for the new public library st North Haven are being pre pared by Architect W. E. Becroft. ; Mrs. J, J. Cushman is ill at her home on North Orchard street An alarm was rung In this evening at 7:45 p. m. from box 25, corner of Main and Christian streets, as a test of the system by Chief David McCune and the tire committee. The alarm was sounded perfectly. The operation for appendicitis, which was to have been performed on Miss Lena Markham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Markham in Hartford yesterday, was postponed. Mrs. William Marron and Miss Mary McCarthy, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Collins of South Main street,, returned to their home in Stamford to-day. BRANFORD. (Special Journal-reorler ewa-serrlce. Branford, Jan. 29. The registrars of volers have given nolices of meetings to revise the lists for caucus purposes. The first will be held on Friday, Feb ruary 7. and the second on Friday of the following week. The sessions will be from 12 o'clock noon until 9 o'clock In the evening. The Chatfleld Paper Ca0 Most complete line of Paper and Twine in Sta Were You Fortunate LAST YEAR ? Again we offer all one and two-room lots of Wall Paper in our store at from 50c to $1.50 ' the bundle. We need the room. Come early they will not last long. MERRELS, CROSS & BEARDSLEY, CONTRACTING DECORATORS, - Street. 'Phone "7711 WALL' PAPER. 90-92 Orange 839. Miss Annie E. O'Brien of . New York city arrived in town today for a visit with relatives. The great event of Friday evening will be the Informal dance to be given by M. P. Rice Hose company, Xo. 2, in Music hall: music will be by Clapp's orchestra and Professor Sullivan will prompt. Druegist John B. Thomas la con valescing from an illness of about two weeks' duration. James R, Quinn of the confer and Paul W. McLean of Pine Orchard at tended a meeting of the social commit tee of the New Haven Christian En deavor I'nion Monday evening. The cemmittee decided to hold a social on the evening of February 12. Mr. Quinn represented the Endeavor soci ety of the Congregational church and Mr. McLean that of the Baptist church. Eoth were given important committee assignments for the event soon to occur. Quite a number of. Knights of Pythias from the center attended an oyster supper given by George B. Shaw Portable Gas Lamps ; and Imported Glassware HHMalMaaMMR ' NEW Reflex Inverted Gas Lamps, (Oae Maatle.) $1.59 to $2.85 Complete. Monthly MA 1NTENA NCE Monthly. THE NEW HAVEN GAS LIGHT CO. Salesroom, 93 Crown Street. .