THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1908.
Newsof Neighboring Places
FAIR HAVEN HEWS
Surprise for Mr. and Mrs, Fen
ton Old and Respected
Resident is Dead.
At tho flno new residence of L. J.
Bristol, 123 Atwatcr street, a pleasant
surprise was tendered Mr, nntl Mrs,
Edward O. Fenton of 211 Watehloy
avenue on Wednesday evening, by thn
Seawood club, a local nodal organiza
tion, of which they aro members. The
Misses Hrlstol had provided many In
teresting amusements and games,
which occasioned much merriment, the
winners receiving prizes. Many useful
little gifts ero presented to .Mr. and
Mrs. Fori ton, each gift being accom
panied by original verso. Some ap
propriate verse written tor tho occas
ion wero sung to a well known air, Ho
freshments consisting of salads, rolls,
cake and cream, woro served. About
33 peoplo were present and a most de
lightful evening was spent. The com
pany extended all good wishes to Mr.
and Mrs. Fcnton, who' are to leave
April 14 for California to visit Mr. Fen
ton's father, who removed there from
this, place somo time ago. They will
bo absent from homo about two
The recent death of Captain Theodora
Tv'elson; which has been mentioned In
this paper, has proved a very great be
reavement to his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Nelson of 84 Front street and
to his two sisters. That Captain Nel
son had a great many friends was evi
denced by the great profusion of flow
ers, there bcliifr fully 30 pieces and
bunches at the funeral services. During
Captain Nelson's Illness, his friends
contributed n purse containing $130 to
assist hltn. For all these manifestations
of sympathy and many others, the
family feel most grateful. Mr. Nelson
said last night that he and his family
felt a very great appreciation for all
this sympathy whlcn had been ex
pressed so well and he wished he could
thank each friend personally, but as
that was most Impossible, he wishes I
in .vnren. thn thanks nf himself and I
'family through The Journal-Courier.
One of the oldest and best known-ros-
Idents of Fair Haven East passed away j
yesterday morning when Mrs. Eliza . rosier or Auvaicr street, Wednesday.
Khlpman died her home, 291 Imox j "Undo William" Llnsley made a great
street. Had Mrs. Shlpman survived a n't as auctioneer. Tho proceeds of
few days until later In ;he present j t"P amounted to $12. The en
inonth, she would have attained an age 1 tertalnment consisted of vocal sdec
of 23 years. Mrs. Shlpman was a na- Hons by Lorln Durwcll and Miss May
tlve of Kent. Connecticut, and was j Orlswold; a recitation by Mrs. Oood
inarrled there to the late William H. so11- selections by a trio conslst
Bhlpman. "the couple removing here, lnR Mrs. Simpson, piano. Irving
where Mr. Shlpman had previously re- 'Hurlburt, violin, and Mr. Simpson,
elded, some 40 years 'ago. All these nut('
j-ears she had made her homo In Fair j
Haven. She was one of tho oldest mem- ! The mention of a sale to .be held on
liers of the Second church,, now the ; Blntehley avenue on Saturday after-
Pilgrim church, and when In her moro j noon that appeared In our Issue of
active years she was one of Its promt- j yesterday morning was an error. The
rent workers. She was formerly much !"!" ' private and Is not for, a charlt
lnterested In the Ladles' guild and one 1 1'''0 object,
of Its presidents. Mr. and Mrs. Ship- -
man were members of the committee WUOTVTT T U
which had In charge the building of the . Jjjj HjJjIj,
old chapel of tho church. At first she j
was rather opposed to tho building of j
tho new chapel recently dedicated, but The fifth Lenten meeting of the
donated towards It and after It vns ; Woman's Homo Missionary society
completed she was much pleased with j will take place ftt tho Methodist
the great Improvement. Soon after their j church to-day. The ladles will meet
marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Shlpman made to sew at 10:30 a. m. Luncheon will
a trip to Illinois. There wero few rail- 10 nerved at 12:30 for 15 cents, and
Toads and they traveled around tho!ftt 1:45 p. m., Rev. Menlnmln Wyland
mate by team. She often described her j will speak on "Planting tho ('hurch
' trip to friends. She stated that black j 0n the Frontier." All are Invited to
walnut was so plentiful In those days attend.
it was used for fence rails and she
brought home 'a cane mndo of that ma
terial which she used during her de
clining days. For tho past two or three
yearn her eyesight had been much af
fected so thiit she had difficulty getting
iibout, but prior to thnt she was quite
active for a woman of her years. Homo
weeks ago she was seized with an at-
tack of grip and then heart failure set
In and she failed rapidly. She hud
been unconscious since last Friday,
Jler husband, who was engaged In tho
oyster business, selling them all over
the state, died about 30 years ago. She
was the last memher of her Immediate
family. One sister, Miss Emellno Thay
er, was the first wife of the late Judge
Charles A. Bray, for many years
prominent In Fair Haven. Another sls
ler was tho late Mrs. Daboll of Spring
Jleld and a third sister was the late
Mrs, Granger of the same city. C, K.
3?ray of Fair Haven Fist, E. T. Bray,
Frank Daboll and Frederick Granger,
nil of Sprlngll'ild, are nephews of Mrs.
Witpntan and Mrs. F. M. Shermnn, Miss
Mary Daholl and Miss Sarah Daboll of
Hprlngflold, are nieces. Mrs. Shlpman
was a woman who had a great many
friends and all wl;
of her demise.
be sorry to hear
At the meeting of Fair Haven W. P.
T. IJ., No. 2, held at Its hall, 17 Grand
B.venuo, yesterday afternoon, the pres-
Mont, Mrs. Meeker, presided. Much of
tho session was occupied In planning noon was a pleasant one and the
for tho' Easter stile, which Is to be held ( prizes were awarded as follows: First
nt the society's hull. Monday evening, prize, pH(r of long white kid gloves,
'April 13. Supper will bo served at the t Mrp, ylt jr. 0; second prize, mio
usual hour. The sale will Include fancy Mf dozen cut. glass dishes, to Mrs.
artlces, home-made cake and candy, i ir, Alcorn; third prize, dainty
toffee, aprons and other articles. . The J handkerchief ti Mrs. Steven Warren,
chairman of tho committee Is Mm. I .. ,
Jesslo Richmond, Supper will be served this evening
"" jat t! 'o'clock, In tho parish rooms of
William Mann, tho lad who was bit-i St. James' church by the Woman's
ten In the lug by a. dog Wednesday, In ! guilt.. All are !r.v;t ' u i.ttetid.
getting along very well. Ho resides at
11 Plllmoro street. I Mrs. Juno llondley is ill at her
Oround was broken In Blntehley ave-
Jiun yesterday for tho new chapel,!
whloh Is to bo built for St. Hose's par-
lsh. This will be a temporary struclure j
end a permanent, structure will ho built
later. It Is expected tho chapel will be
feady for occupancy In about two
Tho Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
1A. J. Boren of State street, Is III with
Charles II. Webber and family, who
liavo been residing In Providence dur
n gtho winter, havo returned to their
Iiome lu Qulnnlpluc. avenue. Mr. Web
ber Is In tho employ of the Nurnigan
Mt Hay Oyster company.
mm," Pn .lmw '(Tf"FHTrtnrT! street 'en
Uitui'tttlucd tho mcnibcra of. the Fulr
Haven Linen Whist club
L. A. T, Blnko of Quliuilpiao. nvc
niK! has returned from a week's bus
Irving Harrison of Atwaler street,
who was operated on for appendicitis,
wan reported to be resting easily yes
terday. Steamer Spark, belonging to C. K.
I'arnielee, when at work down the
harbor broki' her shaft and l.s now
laid up for repairs. The steamer had
been loading tho schooner Kva Lewis
of Long Island, which Is to sail for
Nnrragansott bay with oysters to
Hubert Kill will be In charge of
tho Sunday afternoon meeting of tho
W. C. T. V. No. 2.
Rev. 11. H. r. Slerrett of Trinity
church will preach In tho united Len
ten services at firaco church this
evening at 7:45 o'clock,
Flags on the school houses wero
flying yesterday In memory of Thnmns
Jefferson, who was born on that date,
James II. King and wife of Fair
Haven Heights, who have beenl stay
ing In southern Franco tho past win
ter, havo Just left Montono for Liver
pool. They havo been away since Oc
tober. The parish aid society served sup
per at St. James" church lost evening.
Mrs. names of Fair Haven Heights
has presented a large oak easy chair
to the Senior Loyal loglcm of Fair Ha-j
von In memory of her son, Clarence.
Officers have been elected by Co.
F, Senior L. T. L us follows: Prod
dent, Goorgo P. Hansen; vice presl
ilent, Frank 11. Mahler; secretary,
Edith T. Tlce; treasurer, Burton A.
Oesner; captain, Josephine Wruck;
marshal, John W. Dennett; first lieu
tenant, William O. Tlce; second lieu
"-"". Anna, muck; ensigns,
Grace L. Small. Alice M. Clifford;
chorestor, Alice L,
Leila M. Tien.
About 100 people attended the par-
CPl Party at the home of Mrs. C. F.
Miss Ruth Terrel, who teach s In
fvoryton. Is spending her Faster va
cation with her parents on Whilloy
Miss Harriet Fuller was given a
very pleasant April fool surprise par-
ty at her home In Central avenue,
Wednesday evening, b'y a number of
her friends. Tho affair was a com-
pleto surprise and the evening was
passed In playing many games per
taining to the occasion. Those pres
ent were the Misses Bessie , Hubboll,
Msy Fuller, Carolyn Voorhees, Holctta
Fiirnhnm, Rachel Olmstead, Anneva
Fnrnham, Rachnel Fuller, Eleanor
Cooper, Harriet Fuller, and the
Messrs. Frederick Tyler, John Hlce,
Raymond Downs, Hnyntnn Voorhees,
Cleveland Rico,' Harold Pond, Fart
Hnssett, Kent Bradley and Gerald
C. M. Leo, who for the past
years has held a. position In
j 0pom(.,,.(. Tn(,i Co., has given up his
j po(,tf,n nrrP nnn- Kno to his home In
The lust meeting of the season of
tho "Whist club" was held nt the I
home of Mrs. Steven Warren on Aid-
en avenue, Wednesday afternoon, j
Mrs. Charles Lincoln and Mrs. War-
were the hostesses. The ufter-
home on Fountain street.
Chier of Police WhUdey has np-
pointer. .1 ',,',!( Ahorn as day
policeman, and Whildey Is now on
duly us night policeman. The chief
has planned so that till thro police
men will g'l on tiny duty part of tho
(Special JoiirmiM iurpr News frcrvlor.)
Branford, April 3. William J.
O'Brien, of New Haven, delivered a
very Interesting address In (5. A. It.
hall this evening, his subject being
"John Bnrry... the Founder of the
American Navy." The address was
under the nusplces of Mason Rogers
pout, U, A. II., uud members of Hie
Relief corps and also of tho United
Spanish War Veterans wero present
iiy special Invitation.
Lenten devotions were held In the
Tabor .Swedish Lutheran church this
evening. To-morrow evening the
Stations of the Cross will bo recited
In St. Mary's church, and the usual
Friday evening services will bo held
In tho three churches on tho green.
Commencing next Sunday evening
Borvlces at nil three places of worship
on the green will begin at 7:30 In
stead of 7 o'clock, as has been the
hour during the winter months.
Mrs. J. D. Danlelson, who spent a
few days at her former homo In Dan
bury, has returned to her homo on
The matter of leasing tho top floor
In Hosley block was discussed at tho
regular meeting of Wldow'B Son lodge
No. til), A. F. and A. M., last evening,
but no definite action was taken.
Officer William J. McKee has been
appointed dog warden of tho borough
by V. T. Hammer, warden of tho bor
ough. Mrs. Frank S. Hrndloy, of Church
street, Is convalescing from her re
cent serious Illness.
The Brnnford Oun club held Its
first shoot of tho season yesterday
Attorney Frank J. Kinney has ren
dered his administration account as
administrator of tho estate of the late
Mary K. Pero, and tho hearing there
on will be heard In the Uranford pro
bate court at nn early date.
Mrs. William E. Bailey, of East Ha
ven, was the guest of friends In town
Tho selectmen have posted tho usu
al notices requiring all dogs to bo reg
istered on or before May' 1.
Mlzpeh circle of the Baptist church
met yesterday afternoon with Miss
Ethel Moore, of Hopson avenue.
(Sprelnl Jonrnnl-Cuurlrr n Service.)
Soullilngton. April 2. There was an
other burglary early this morning but
was of a slight nature. About 1 o'clock
a young local smashed the window and
took nil that was In reaching distance.
Tho Intruder Is well known and the
authorities have not yet decided what
to do with him.
A number of younn men In town am
to be prosecuted by Superintendent Col
lins of the Connecticut company. Since
coining to Sonthlngton Mr. Collins has
been continually annoyed by the break
ing of electric lights but has always al
lowed the matter to pass over without
any action. The tlm has now en mo
when action Is to supplant warning,
and he 1ms handed the matter over to
Officer Timothy Foley. One night Ian
week a number of young men who were
returning from a party broke all the
lights along the street.
Last evening ton couples enjoyed a
masquerade pnrty at the home of Mis
Viola Ttexroth In I'lantsvllle. a very
pleasant evening was passed.
. Those who went to enjoy the opening
nf the trout season yesterday and to
day were rewarded with very fine
The rinntsvllle Baptist church met
last evening and the yearly report was
hearo. 11 showed the church was In tin"
standing and after paying the debts a
surplus remains. The .following trus
tees were elected: J. II. Baldwin.
George Bond, A. M. Lewis, Walter
I'rati. and William Muner. Following
are the officers: Moderator. J. H. Bald
win; treasurer, A. M. Lewis; .clerk,
George Bond, and collector, Louise No
(ftprclnl Journol-r'nnrler Kciti Service)
Mllford, Conn., April 2. George H.
Merwln Is confined to his home at
Meadows' End with tho grip.
Mrs. Karnes Nyebray returns to her
home In New York city to-day, after
a visit with her mother, Mrs. Clara
Woods, at Burw ell's Bench, Woodmont.
Mrs. Woods Is convalescing after an
attack of pneumonia at the home of
Ivr daughter, Mrs. E. B, Burwell.
Tho Rev. F. 0. Todd, curate of Trini
ty thurch, Hartford, preaches In St.
Peter's church this evening.
The meeting of the Junior league will
be held on Friday afternoon,' at 3:45
o'clock In the Methodist chapel.
! The Sunshine society meets In the
parish house, on Friday afternoon, di
rectly alter school.
Miss Medora Beardsley nf New Ha
i Haven spent yesterday In the Central
school, teaching drawing. Mls Beard
sley was the guest of her tirundfathor,
Hon. Charles W. Beurdsley.
Mrs. Samuel Canlleld (Mls Ethel
Ford) who has been the guest of her
pu rents, Capt. and Mrs. K, L. Ford on
Gulf street, has returned to her home
Iti Bethlehem, Conn.
The First and the Plymouth churches
lll hold their prayer meetings on
Friday, at 8 p. in., and the Methodist
church a cluss meeting at the sauir
Miss Hose Tibialis Is the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. William II. Chadderlon
at their home, Woodbine cottage.
Mrs. William F. Tlbbals of West
Park Place Is the guest of friends In
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J lampion of
Bridgeport have returned to their
homo on Maple avenue, Mllford.
A democratic caucus will be held In
the town hall on Friday evening. (Dole
gales to the democratic state conven
tion to be held on April 2S and in In
New Haven will be chosen at the cau
cus. The reception nf the Tuesday After
noon club will bo given on April 9, In
tho parlors of tuu First church. A
number of young ladles will be tho
ushers on this occasion. The guests will
be received by tho officers of tho club.
A short program will be given, and a
good social time will prevail.
Tho seniors of tho Mllford high
school have solected Miss Erina Comp
ton, Miss Elsie Smith, Miss May Shan
ley, William Ford and Archie Watt to
act as the committee for the dance to
be given In the town luill on Saturday
evening, April 25.
All the stoves In town are now kept
open until 8 o'clock each evening. The
schudulo will bo observed until tho full.
Miss Helen Allen Is confined to her
homo with an attack of the measles.
Mrs. William Piatt of Broad street
spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs.
Alson Leavenworth. Their little daugh
ter, Miss Clara, celebrated her fourth
birthrday anniversary. Tho little lady
was assisted In tho celebration by ten
children, and ten older friends, (lames
wero enjoyed In Iho afternoon. A birth
day supper with two birthday cakes
was served early. Clara received many
pretty remembrances In honor of her
Miss Adanols Bailey gave a recital In
tho First church parlors on Wednesday
evening. Her readings wero selections
from "Tho Rejuvenation of Aunt
Mary," and the Impersonations were
very good. Miss Bailey received many
flattering comments on her excellent
Mrs. Kate Hawkins Is the guest of
her sister, Mrs. Edward L. Ovlatt,
West Main street.
Mrs. Nathan Gunn Is 111 at her home
on Zlon's Hill.
Twelve Taken Into the Grange
Three-Man Team Bow
ing League Formed.
(Sperlnl Journal-Courier Xenn Service.)
Walllngford, April 2. At the meeting
of the Walllngford grange, held this
evening In Wallace block, twelve can
didates were administered tho first and
second degrees.' At tho meeting next
week Thursday evening they will be
given tho third and fourth degrees. And
a supper and a dance will be held af
ter tho Initiations aro over. The candi
dates who were put through the first
and second degrees to-night comprised
the following: John jt. Burghoff,
George Peers, Miss Edna Edcll, Miss
Maude Curtlss, Miss Mary Simpson,
Miss Helen Tyler, Mrs. J. R. Burghoff,
Mrs, George Peers, Miss Charlotte
Simpson, Lcroy Ieonnrd, Miss Sadio
Anthony, and Alton Hyde.
New Bowling League.
A three-men team bowling league Is
being formed for April and four teams
have already been entered. Tho leaguo
games will be played nt the Woodbine
alleys, nnd any bowler who wishes to
enter should hand his name to Frank
The teams entered so far are as fol
lows: Frank Roy, captain; Eugene Dray
and William Purctll.
John Cottrlil, captain; Harry Bar
tholomew and Clayton Andrews.
Mr. Haywood, captain; Charles
Treat and Mr. Mills.
Joseph O'Conncll, captain; William
Parker and Frank Morris.
Attorney Fowler on Tai Oikcs.
Attorney o. H. D. Fowler of this
place hus been retained with Alfred B.
Aubrey of Merlden as counsel for tho
Citizens' league In the well known test
tax cases which are being tried In Mer
lden. A Merlden man In speaking of
the league securing the services of a
Walllngford lawyer said:
"Mr. Fowler has had experience In
these (x cases In his homo town and
In a public official capacity ho has
drawn complaints against Walllng
Magic, at Congregational ( liurch To
iilKM. Hendrli'kson, the magician, and
shadowgraphlst who will he at the Con
gregational church to-morrow evening
(Friday) has gained a reputation of
giving clean and delightful entertain
ments. In addition 'to mnglo and
shadowgrsphy he will give smoke, rag
and novelty pictures.
lAhout thirty members nf the Young
Men's Athletic duh left this evening
for Merlden on a straw ride In one of
C. B. Terrell's 'busses at 7 o'clock, fin
arrival In Merlden (hey were tho
guests of the Wsverly club nnd played
the second round of tho tournament
with that club. .
Mrs. Frank W. Phelps entertained at
her home nn North Whittlesey avenue
this evening In honor of her guests,
Mrs. Frank Tracy nnd Miss Edith
Tracy of South Coventry, Conn. Whist
was played during tho evening. After
tho card contest was over a dalnly col
lation was solved. A most enjoyable
evening was pnssed by the ladles pros
ent. Bev. A, P. dreenleaf delivered a ser
mon In Nnugatuck this evening.
: Company K will hold their annual
field day at Cook's range, Saturday,
May 9. The entire day will bo devot
ed to rifle practice and Instruction In
the use and rare of the rllle, Includ
ing the nomenclature of the rifle parts,
tho handling of the magazine, maga
zine cut out and safety lock, the set
ting nf sights, adjust Ing of gauges, mid
how to properly load, aim, and fire the
piece nt varying distances; thin will bo
done under the supervision of tho ord
Friendship encampment, I. O. O. F.,
will meet In Wallace block to-morrow
The rleasuro Seekers' Dancing duh
gave a. Leap Year social nt Judd's
hall this evening. About 2,1 couples took
part In thn grand march which started
at 8 o'clock.
Cheyenne council, D. of P., meottt to
morrow evening at tho Masonic hall.
Walllngford leaguo basket ball games
will be played at the Temperance hall
to-morrow evening. Tabs vs. Y. M. A.
C.-, Independents vs. Company K.
F. L. Lathrop will leave to-morrow
morning, to attend the Methodist 'con
ference to be held at the Hanson place,
M. E. church in Brooklyn. X. V. Ho Is
a delegato from tho local Methodist
A bill was ordered reported yester
day In tho senate nt Washington, by
tho senato committee on buildings and
grounds for a $75,000 postolnoe build
ing for Walllngford.
Tho Village Improvement society will
meet to-morrow afternoon at Mrs. B.
F. Harrison's, 91 Xorth Main street.
Vni'Sl DENT'S riCACK .METHODS.
Finplia.'-I.OM Policy of OhYrlnff Olive
Branch Willi Mulled Hand.
Washington, April 2. Senator Over,
man, of Norfh Carolina, to-day Intro
duced to President Roosevelt Payne
Davis, president of tho North Carolina
Peace society, who Invited tho presi
dent to address the arbitration and
peace congress to be held nt Wilming
ton. N. C, the first week In May, this
being the first anniversary of the so
ciety. The president did not signify
whether or not ho would be able to
attend tho congress, but expressed In
emphatic language his approval of the
program of the North Carolina society
on ndeqiinto armament and effective
arbitration, After promising his as
sistance In every possible way to make
effective this program tho president
said, In part;
"As things nctually nre at tho pres
ent day, wo aro helpless to further tho
cause of peace rind of effective Inter
national arbitration, unless to Just and
peaceable Intentions we add a stout
heart and a strong arm and this
means military and naval prepared
ness for war to a far greater degree
than Is at present the case. , With
this purpose In view, 1 am now nego
tiating nrhltratlo ntrentles with tho va
rious nations of tho world; and the
senate Is ratifying them. 1 most hon
estly hope nt the same time, as nn
even more Important step towards
peace, tho present congress will pro
vide for four battleships nnd a sutn
dent number nf colliers, and for the
thorough fortification of Ilnwall and
NARROW ESCAPE FOR TRAIN.
IrfK'oinotlvc Drive Into ('(dorado
Oorgo Through Burning Bridge.
Buena Vista, Cob, April 2,-A Col
orado Midland passenger train with
100 passengers yesterday barely es
caped destruction nt a burning bridge
at Vale siding. After prompt applica
tion of tho air brakes the engineers of
both locomotives leaped for their liver,
The conches stopped at the brink nf a
precipice, but tho two locomotives fell
to the bottom of tho gorge. The hag
gnge car extended several feet over tho
edge of the chasm. No ono was In
jured. Passengers were transferred,
and continued on their Journeys.
PAINTERS OPT I'Oll HOLIDAY.
SprlnghVId .Men Slrlke for Half Day
Off With Full Week's Pay.
Spilngflelil. Mass.. April 2. KnlloVln
a final tet'ual tills morning of Ihe
master painters to grant Saturday half
holidays with pay for a, full week, the
Journeymen painters In practically all
tho shops In the oily quit work. About
.tan men are mi strike. The master
painters are Importing men to (alto Ih.i
places of the strikers. Ulth sides ex
press confidence of winning, Thirty,
three nf the busses havo declared fir,
the open shop.
About n Itolluhlo Medicine.
We want, the people nf Now Haven,
Conn., to know that wo holleve tho
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the best tonic reennstructor, heallli
restorer and strength creator known
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everything It contains Is named on
the lahol of every bottle. Wo guaran
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of the medicinal, curative and body
building elements of cod liver oil
actually taken from fresh cods' livers,
but without, a drop of the useless oil
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cod liver oil and emulsions,
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thousand lending druggists of the
I'nUed Slates to create health nnd
strength for old people, weak, sickly
women nnd children, nursing mothers,
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hacking coughs, chronic colds, bron
chitis and throat and lung troubles.
Try Vlnol on our guarantee. Hull's:
Corner Drug Stores, Cor. State and
Chapel Hts., (.'nr. . I Inward and .Con
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Soda Crackers that crackle as good
With meals for meals between meals
In dust tight,
Neper sold in bulk.
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
Rryan Populists Tlircuten in Walk
Out I'iiIcsm lender Is Nominated.
St. Louis, Mo., April 2. The Nebras
ka delegation, which Is trying to ef
fect a postponement of the populist na
tional convention In the Interests of W.
J. Bryan, made no progress to-day, and
neither did the convention, oxcepl as to
speeches. After two sessions were bold,
at the conclusion of Svhleh permanent
organization had not been effected, tlio
convention adjourned until to-morrow.
Admirers of Bryan will contlnuo their
efforts to have the convention post
poned until after tho national demo
cratic convention meets In Denver on
The first contest came at the after
noon session. A. M. Walling of Ne
braska vigorously protested against the
manner In which tho members of the
committee on credentials were chosen.
Ho said no ninn had any right to serve
on that committee, or to hold a seat In
the convention unless be could show-
proper credentials. Mr. Walling
averred that many of the delegates
were seir-appoinicn. ana nan no ere
dentlals from any state or orgnnlza
Hon His protests were fruitless and
he was vott-d down.
Hut the Nebraska delegates are de
termined, and they say they will bolt
If the convention attempts to place a
ticket In the field now. Mr. Walling
said to-night,: ,
"Nebraska Is In earnest about this
matter, and we shall bolt If the con
vention attempts to nominate Thorns
k. watson or any onn else. We aro not
atone lor we have assurances Hint Mm
nnesola, Georgia and possibly Michigan
anu isunsas win wane out when we do,'
PROVIDENT CHANGES HANDS.
Mfe Insurance Company Goes from
Philadelphia o New York.
New York, April 2. Control of tho
Provident Savings Life Assurance so
ciety passed to-day from the J. J.
Coylc syndicate of Philadelphia to the
hanking Interests of this city which re
cently obtained most of the stock of
lAt tho nnnual meeting of the stock
holders to-day, three new directors rep
resenting thn new regime were elected
to succeed three represcntatlvs of the
Coyle Interests. The new directors
are: William H. Taylor, vice-president
of the Bowling Green Trust company,
and a director of tho Mercantile Na
tional Bank; E. R. Chapman, head of
tho firm of E. R. Chapman & Co., and
Royal Victor, of the law firm of Sulli
van ami Crotn,well.
On April 16 there will be a meeting
of the directors of the society for the
election of a president of tho society.
REPRESENTATIVE HEPBURN ILL
Washington, April 2. Representa
tive i Hepburn, of Iowa, chairman of
tho committee on Interstate and for
eign commerce and one of the best
known members of congress, was
stricken last night with an attack of
heart trouble, For several hours his
condition was extremely critical. He
Is better to-day.
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another year to their vitality. Two colors Mark and
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THEFT CHARGES NOW
"Dr." Brand Will Have Five
Counts Made Against Him
When the case of Frank B, Brand,
charged with two counts of practicing
medicine without a license comes up
In the city court this morning after a
continuance there will be added to It'
five counts of theft, the warrants lrv
which will be served this morning.
All the cases are the outcome of pay
ment of fees to this man for which
the complainants claim they have not
received any . returns. Two . are
brought by the two' parties In whose
name ' the previous counts were
brought, Mrs. Israel Goldberg, alleg
ing that she had given Brand $17, and
Bessie Mlttog, 22. The other counts
are it. Herman, ;j; Hainan tvaui
man, $31, and a man whose name on
the oomnlaW reads Simon onlv. tZO.
When asked last nlglit If any direct
complaints of practice which had re
sulted In harm to the patients had
come In' Sergeant Dennchy declared
none had yet been received. The sev
en counts presented are likely, )o re
sult In a considerable' Jail sentence If
the court finds Brand guilty.
Brand has been mndo defendant In
two suit". One was brought by
Josephine Howler, who had been em
ployed by Brand as nurse. She claims
that $200 are due her for wages. Con-'
stable Maley Wednesday attached
Brand's eurglcal Instruments In the
suit. ; .
The other suit Is brought by Morris
X. Alderman, a furniture dealer In
Congress ayenue. He fitted up three
rooms and an oftlre for Brand an,d
was promised payment In three days.
He received In payment a worthless
Jlll"lllll l'iiimni, iiik'i u iui ija"
tensive Financial Irregularities.
' St. Petersburg, April .2. The Reclt
publishes a' vicious attack unon M.
Pavloff, the former Russian minister to
Korea, accusing hltn of extensive finan
cial Irregularities In connection with
the provisioning of Port Arthur and
the evacuation of that place by the
n...al.. BnMliirn uf.nt tlta wa( . Tf la
'alleged that he charged the govern
ment almost double prices, as compar
ed with the amount asked by private
companies who afterward undertook
the work. A commission of the war'
ministry has been Investigating the
matter since the war, but up till now
the results of that Investigation have
not been published.
We have just received another
shipment of those
Regular $8.00 Couch.
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