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THE MORNING JOURNAL-COUPJEK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1908.
7 INTERESTING TALKS Short Lectures by Prominent Persons Arranged by Asso ciated Civic Societies. TO BE HELD IN SCHOOLS List ot Those; Who nave Jicen Chosen Admission Will lie l'rec -The Subjects. The free public lectures which ar Riven under tlio auspices of the board cf education and financed by tha Asso ciated Civic societies will commenca January 15 and will bo hold In thn Normal, Stronif, Greene street, Welch, l.ovelt and Ivy schools. They will lie open to everyone, except children who have not reached the eighth (trade. In school and a particularly pood lint of speakurs has been pro cured. The topics are varied, some of the subjects being scientific, others nenginphleal and others literary. They will be held, on alternate Friday through January, February and March, The list of the lectures In tho various schools follows: Ivy School, Friday. January 15 "Telephone. Talks on the Origin and Development of the Telephone System;" Illustrated. Henry V. Embler. Friday, January 23 "The Way Candidates are Nominated for Office." Prof. Emerson D. Fits. Friday, February 12 "Lincoln," Dean Henry Wade Ropers. Friday, February 26 "Spirit of tha Woods;" Illustrated. Prof. James W. Tourney. Friday, March 12 "Athletics and nay-grounds for Adult?." Walter Camp. Friday. March 2 "13.000 .Miles In the West." Prof. William Lyon Phelps. I.ovell School. Friday, January 15 "Some Every Pay Vsch of Magnetism and Electrle Ity;" experiments. Theodore R. Will son. Friday, January 2fl "Through the Canons of the Euphrates on a Haft of Skins;" Illustrated. Trof. Ellsworth Huntington. Friday, February 12 "Our Nation al Flags." Mrs. Sarah E. Champion. Friday, February 26 "Our Jury System;" experiments. John Currier Gallagher. Friday. March 12 "Ascent of Mont Plane;" Illustrated. John Day Jack son. Friday, March 26 "Good Citizen ship." Gov. Kollln S. Woodruff. Welch School. Friday, January 15 "Tenement Houses;" Illustrated. Prof. William Halley. Friday, January 29 Reading, "Rrt Flarte;" selections. Prof. Chauncy R Tinker. Friday, February 12 "Cubs of To day;" Illustrated. George II. Seward. Friday, February 26 "Musical Evening;" Illustrated. Prof, Parld Stanlfiy Smith. Friday, March 12 "Optical Illu sions." Prof. Charles H. Judrt. Friday, March 26 "Good Citizen ship." Prof, Charles F. Kent. Normal School. Friday, " January 15 "Comets;" Il lustrated. Prof. Frederick U Chasa. Friday, January 29 "Court and Probate Work." Judgfi A. MeC. Mat thewson. , Friday, February 12 "Lincoln." Prof. Arthur V. Wheeler. Friday, February 26 "Th Energy of Life,'" nperlments. Prof. Vandell Henderson. Friday, March 12 "Frederic W. Gunn, Unique School Teacher." Clar ence Demlng. Friday, March 26 "Benedict Arn old." Gen. George H. Ford. Strong School. Friday, January 15 "A Trip Through Scandinavia and Western Europe;" Illustrated. Rev. Robert Bell. Friday, January 29 Literary lntr pretatlon, "Julius Caesar." Prof. John W. Wetzel, Friday, Fehruary 12 "Lincoln's Political Creed." Rev, Watson L. Phillips. Friday, February 26 "The Milk In dustry;" Illustrated, Prof. Jjifnyette B. Mendel. Friday, March 12 "The Efficiency of the Laboring Man." Prof. Irving Flatter. Friday, March 26 "Good Citizen ship." Col. Norrls G. Osborn. Greene St.rcot School. Friday, January 15 "Across the Himalayas to the Salt Deserts of Turkestan;" Illustrated. Prof. Ells worth Huntington, Friday, January 20 "Some Geolog ical Features of Xew Haven;" illus trated. Prof. Herbert E. Gregory. Friday, February 12 "Across South America;" Illustrated. Prof. Rudolph Scvhevlll. Friday, February 26 "Flreb'tss Cooker;'' eperlments. Mrs. Frank C. Porter. Friday. March 12 'Tenement Houses;" Illustrated. Prof. William B. 1 (alley. Friday, March 26 "Good Cltiwn shlp (in Italian). Rocco lerardl. THRIFT ON THE INCREASE HERE QITXMPIAC IjOINJF.. Officers Nominated for Coming Year and ISanouet Planned. lAt the meeting of Quinnipiae lodge, No. 1, 1. O. O. F.. last evening, officers I were nominated for the ensuing year land plans mnde for the installation land banquet on January 4. Eight can didates were given the third degree, land It was announced that on next Monday evening five candidates will be given the Initiatory degree. In nil about 20 candidates have been Initiated during the last six months. At the .banquet on January i, the grand officers of the lodge will be pres ent and Install the officers. The nom inations for the ensuing year were as follows: N. G., George D. Stevens, jr.; V. G., H. L. Parmelee; secretary. F. .V. Clark; treasurer, William II. Pier son: trustee, John W. Scohle; caretak er of the robes, L. S. Cohn; degree In structor, J. F. Martin. State Commissioner W. H. Cor bin Says Habit of Saving Is Gaining Ground in Con-necticut. FIGURES ARE MADE PUBLIC i Building and Loan Commissioner Re. ports That There, Was n Net Increase of $03,072.52 ljst Year. New Britain, Dec. 21, The report of W. II. Corbln, state building and loan commissioner for the year end ing September 30, shows that the year started with fourteen building and loan associations In the state. Dur ing the year one association, the Morl den Mutual, went out of existence nnd one more, the Stamford Building and Loan association, will have ceased to exist by the end of 1907. In spite of the acute financial de pression of the past year the assets of the associations show a net Increase of J93.972.59, the total assets amount ing to $1,898,829.09. The number of shares Issued during Hie year showed ah Increase of 1.799 1-2. There was a decrease In the value of real estate owned of J2.247.93 and but one property remains In the hands of the association. The real estate hums Increased J77.243.87. Of all the associations elRht showed an Increase In assets nnil five losses. The greatest Increase was made by the Merlden Permuneiit Building and Loan association, J75.2S2.R7, while the aggregate losses of the five associa tions showed a decrease of J47, ;!"!!. "1. In speaking of the year's work Mr. Corbln says: "Without doubt the past year has been unusually bard for the wage earner and it has been much more difficult to save than when busi iness conditions were more favorable, yet the position of our building nnd loan associations shows that the very commendable habit of saving Is gain ing ground and It Is due to this fact that the associations have made so satisfactory a record under prevailing conditions." The mortgage investment companies of the state and their assets at the end of September 30, were as follows: Bridgeport Land nnd Title company, Bridgeport, sssets, $89,371.02. Eastern Banking company, Hart ford, assets, Jl 29.1 63.7 t. Equltnbb; Trust company. New Lon don, ntsets, J65.250.94. Middlesex Banking company, Mid dletown, assets. JS.5firt.T0rt.ll. New Britain Real Estate and Title company, New Britain, J232.2fi0.7!. Western Security company, Brook lyn, New Britain, $252,260.79. OVV.S K I'.MNGS t'XTIli CHRISTMAS, Just Three ays Left Mow for the last lap of the Christmas race. With only three short days left, you must make the most of every hour, always remembering that the earlier ycu make your selections the better the earlier in the week, the earlier in the day. Impressive Xmas Gifts I -It x Bath robes, $3 to $15. House coats, $3 to $12, Shirts, $1 to $.3.50. Neckwear, 25c to $2. Hosiery, 25c to $1.50. Suspenders, 25c to $1.50. Handkerchiefs, 15c to 50c. Gloves, $1.15 to $2.50. Sweaters, $2 to $6. Jewelry. Umbrellas, $1 to $7.50. Canes, $1 to $10. Waist coats, $1.50 to $6. Caps, 50c to $3. Pajamas, $1 to $3. Night Robes, 50c to $1.50. Good Gifts for Boys Wouldn't one of our suits, or reefers, or overcoats, make your boy's eyes shine Christmas morning ? You know it would, especially if he found that he was going to have THE AMERICAN BOY MAGAZINE FREE FOR A WHOLE YEAR because his gift came from our store. Wo gc this treat mngn.inc for hoys free for n year with every purchase of boys' wears amounting to $" or over. It provides Rood readme for healthy minds, and your hoy will enjoy 11 Immensely. fefc ill: SUITS OVERCOATS REEFERS UNDERWEAR RAIN COATS BATH ROBES SWEATERS BLOUSES SHIRTS NECKWEAR GLOVES CAPS RUBBER BOOTS SHOES HOSIERY WAISTS Our Suits, Rain Coats and Overcoats are the best gifts for men you can possibly think of . Trunks, bags and suit cases are practical gifts. We have them at from $3 to $15. incorporated!! v A fine display of men's and boys' slippers, in all leathers, $1 tO $3. - ";' mmm; siniMti ii.Divr: boom. Bat.t, Me., Dec. 21. That the ship building Industry in Maine is gradual- lv increasing in volume,,, that Its for- l Maine yards during the p.W year. tMsmXVmWm. irtiotis will he reach- which snows an increase ot ,,iim .m- e, i . . , ..... is believed to the tonnage of the vessels actually K. II. llarnman was m were nenicu launched. at .Air. llarrimans omee to-ony. n lller Rl'eat prop. ed within a few year." I.o Indicated In the statistics of the was stated there that Mr. Harriman , was In Rood health but was not ex-, pected to be at his office untipafter Christmas. if A Xmas Gift lor the Home fill Be Appreciated! (r) - Tin m And here at Keller's you will find an excellent as sortment of articles suitable for "him" or "her," such as Ladies' Desks, Rockers, Stands, Fancy Parlor Chairs, Music Catniets, China Cabinets, Portiers, Hugs, Pictures, Brass and Copper Jardinieres, Vases, etc exceptionally low to insure you of a substantial saving. Morris Chairs, Shaving , etc. The prices are Ladies' Desks A roitipletc nsBortmont of IndlcY Doks In tho best Myle In Oak nnd fmllnllon Mahogany well nindf! and hlK'ily flnlshfyl. These ".piylal prices only hint of the value to he had here. Come ii nd nor for yourself. $ 5.00 Desks at $ 3.75 10.00 Desks at 8.00 15.00 Desks at 11.75 Morris Chairs Choice collection of "Comfy" Morris Cluilrs styles down In date. Von Know (here! Is a vast, difference In .Morris Chairs the old lines have, been made to (It the modern Ideas of what ii comfortable ( hair should lx. Cut price on all the new ideas: $12.00 Chairs at $ 9.95 16.00 Chairs at 12.00 22.00 Chairs at 17.85 I T? A vriv parlor nairs i I iool, HthManllnt C hairs nrc alwny I j J very arccplHhle as IniviniH- pi'csentw, j j llieres always a place for a new j I rhnir. Our stock offers cm client I ..... I niiu innnj j sie-ill smiles are offered. i j t it nn m ' .1 Art -r- t I o.uu unairs ai 3o.o 7.50 Chairs at 5.00 I iu.uu unairs at 7.9b ! Shnvincr SlrmQ i i nr me ninn wno sDHves ilmcir one ol ttics,. new KliaviiiK stnnds will ) j lie just (he present to suit "him." nod ! please yon they're different from the j ordlnnry Rift for a man. Then too, I we have cut (he prices to conform t with the other .M'clals at Keller's: $14.00 Stands at $10.75 j 16.00 Stands at 12.50 zu.uu stands at ib.au i Music Cabinets In ecry home Hint nuns a Piano there Is need of II Miisle Cnlilnct, or n new , one to replace the old. Wc'ie nillde special reductions mi the best sl.lles of OnU and Miilionny Cabinets In induce yon to bu now nnd here. $ 8.00 Cabinets at...$ 6.00 11.00 Cabinets at... 8.95 15.00 Cabinets at... 11.95 China Cabinets A new piece of furniture to grace 1 1 if (Union room will lie much appre ciated by her." and H ( liinu Cabinet may be Just the Iblon most wanted. The spei in I prices enable yon to sac money on (he kind you'd want to five. $20.00 Cabinets at... $14.75 30.00 Cabinets at.. . 22.50 40.00 Cabinets at... 30.00 Rockers Parlor Suits Our newly eiilnixcd section on the third Hour oilers I hoc unusual val ues: $25.00 3-picce Suits. .$19.50 40.00 5-picce Suits.. 28.F.0 65.00 3-piece Suits. . 47.50 ip i CARD Folding TABLES Weathered Oak nnd (Johlen OaU, with Fell or loillalloii lcalhcr Tois. The llulilc-i atid slronuesl card table made, Keiiulur S:!.7."), Sjiccial at S2.,'0. Children's Rockers Make the little lots happy by giv Ir.! a cll-inaile, uell-linishcd Itocker or Chair. We've an excellent iissort ment of all the styles nod have low ered I lie prices to cleiir the stock he fore Christmas. $ .50 Chairs at $ .35 .85 Chairs at 65 1.50 Chairs at 1.15 2.75 Chairs at 2.00 All styles ami shapes In the best constructed Oak, Mahogany and Rat tan!. Fancy Kockers for Ihe parlor, plain Rockers for the .sitting room nnd Ihe library. Trices cut on all grades. These examples: $ 3.50 Rockers at....$ 2.50 6.00 Rockers at.... 4.75 15.00 Rockers at. . . . 11.85 I ... Pictures Hundreds of Pictures to select from, lust the subject you mil y want Is here nl a lowered price these hints: $1.50 Pictures at $ .95 3.00 Pictures at 2.15 5.00 Pictures at 3.75 I Brass 3 Copper Vases Jardinieres i' Special price tags have been placed on several pieces thai were Sl."- to Mil. (Ill each, Now down to $1.21) to j $ l. on, ine 0) . L. LER. Go. 363 State Street, Just North of Chapel St. : fir; i i mm