Newport Journal And Weekly News, August 30, 1918

Newport Journal And Weekly News

August 30, 1918

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Newport Journal And Weekly News (Newspaper) - August 30, 1918, Newport, Rhode Island Uu -'-..I; VOL 61, NO. 34. NEWPORT, R. I., FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1918. THIRTY IN NEWPORT, Total Registration in the State I Small, three aliens hlu first pa ot J Twenty-six na rives, :ind one who hud tukeu who hud rearliuMl the .since Junu registered at tiiu olllc1 of i local board Saturday. Them yuuntr who win .-toon be cadet ior exitiniiiiitum are.: It. lially, Jr., Dudley ave- Isaac W. Lturker, Thames. KiniUi Victor Huyio, lu Hammond. Julian S. JiiiKS, -2H Miiss ruaU. James 10. Can-oil, 0 Waller .Michael Carroll, 2C avenue. tfunincr S. Clarke. 15 Russell ave- nne. ircorffc Itupnr Comce, IL'O Second. Leo IX'hler, care ilujor 11. C. Fort Adam; Peter J. Dodd, steamer .A T. Ser- rell.- l 'atricJt Joseph Fagan, 4 Carrol avenue. Walter Kilby, 5 Sheffield avenue. Jlobcrt Larson, 21 Coddfngton. J lay ward Law ton, 11 Central. .James Isaac Law tun. Jr., J3 Wash- ington. Samuel Wallace, 2S Charles. .lolin J. McDonald, 30 I'reecott Hall road J lurry Francis Mcllenry, 2G Thames. Francis Xavicr McLauglilln, 1 Alar- lin. Slrother Molle. 2-1 OeBlois. Albert Russell Opeii.stmv, Will- iam. 'diaries Henry I Vckdam, 4U Vernon Timothy William Quill, Thames. Jlenry l-'rank Kodnijiiey, li I ted Cross ilVe.lllK.'. Knunanuel Sennales 27 Thames Waller Kddy Shea, '1 Umldington .Hugh DiivitL Shrebiian, Church. Constant John Smith, Jr.. liull. Kxra li. .Smith. Kair. Cornelius Van Kemvon, Hoiilcvard. Estimates wont by the board Sat- urday night when Urn registrars of ;hu stilt e reported to draft heauqutir- icr.s a total registration of for Khodo Island. Most preliminary calcu- lations -proved too small, Uuu to con- servatism arising from Uio two prior uf the pchoolm, y.iturday night the shooting conte was brought to a olose, with a larg number of favorable suorvu. 1 Blake waj tho winner, making 71 of a 1UO. but thoru were number of seconds, with 09 a a tha taurday -140 from the Kobhina Jaw olry fantory at Attloboro enjoyoj dinner anil oulintr at the bi-ach anil 3 from the lzi.nslni; Jairnbw Company t Providence were oatertaiiiixl by tii aianagc-mont. Tonlgiit tlio oloctrJclan of the Torpcod Station numbering 7 aJ'p to liavo a dinner. AN ENJOYABLE AFFAIR. Dance Given at La Reserve b; Girls' Club for Benefit of' Mercy Homo and School. Tlif nee civen at Ueservo Sat 'v.-iiIiiM by the Clirls' Club fo tho beiu-fu of tin- fclPrcy Home am well and tHe lat hits, jihiyed l.y L'onrad's orchestra suited the dancers exactly. The hall was feccrated u-nh Oriental designs am Japanese lantcrnH. which rendered th scene charniniK. Mrs. Frank Jlowell .f. .1. (flirif-n nnd Mrs. Nelsoi rt-ce-Htd and refreshments'were The list of piUroiK.sscs included "Mrs W. T. Libby; Mrs. Mary Curley Kooney .lohn .J. Contcn, Mrs. O' .Connor, Mrs William S. r'Ulehrown .Irs. Arthur I'. Jfr.nlngs, Mrs. Krank lowell, Mrs. Archie MclXmald. Mrs. K. tju'un. Mrs. lOdward iOccles Mrs. '.Michael A. iMuComilck. -Mrs. l-lowaid .MH1 Mrs. T. li. Connolly. LARGELY ATTENDED. VariousOrganizationsWell Rep- resented at Funeral of Cap- tain David I. Scott. Many attended Iho funeral Sunday ftornoon of Captain Daivid 1. Scoit, the rcsideikCD of his son-Iit-laiw, lr. H. Mis.son, on AUH street. Tha police deiJii.rLme.n'J. Kwlwood Lwdgo, nights of Pythias, and Ijuwton-Wnr- in Womens He lief of 'w'h.Icli rs. Scott is a meir.he-r-were well rop- OHonted. Rtv. C. Edwin Silcox. min- er of the UniU'il urch. officiated at the- lio.u.w and at 10 grave i" 'He City The were Chte'f of Police John S, and Wil- i-i'ivistmtionK, and to tho supposition ihar many of the men nubjeet to Captain James .1. I.eary ataloguiiig had -already entered the Oennis MoM'.Uion and Wi army or navy. The results reported Ham I'- Kane, reprinting the polli and t el egra plied to the provost mar :Uial follow, by districts 1. 10; Ward '2. iM; f, :IG; Ward alKl lo1 :il least to the 800 mark, after men a member of the old New of prohibitive religions uho have been exc dopartniont, and Captuin T. Northrnp and 1'nst Chancellor Com- .Tamos C. repn-seJiting the Kn.ightH oi" FRANK C. PEMBER DEAD. Former Member of City Council Succumbs to Hemorrhages After Two Weeks' Illness. ONE HUNDRED PER CENT NEWPORT BABIES, SUBSTITUTE HOUSINfi PUN vvifviii wib nwwvinvrfcMn Adopted by Council on Recom- mendation of Aldermen. fWK rovM-iimem draft, but not in tho city's, and Intended to safeguard against assessments under the bet- terment plan. It had nothing to do with taxation as improved property. Mayor Burdick. in reply to further Brackott. said tho 3VJerman hud the matter or.My--.and tMjlewd1 they had ffpardqd; the City ..Doubted' in Dr. suggested i PATHICIA UII.I.O.V s Avenue. I'll A CIIASIO, IS Gibbs Avenue MASTKIt THOMPSON, Albro Place. A CATERPILLAR PICNIC, irand Drive to Rid Aquidneck Park of Pest September 7. Provement Association Committee Meet With Supervisor Leland and Outline Plans for Crusade, SECOND WARD BABIES. At the Completion of All the Tests a Show Will be Held, With Prizes. In this issue, the Daily print ifturcs of three of the babies of the Second ward. The work of meas- uring and testing the children in the First a.i't Second wards k practiejitl> eojuiileU'd and -tlml in tV I am) Fifth wil lie in l'. future. At the cmnploiion uf Hi a .show will be lu-M and The of the Newport b0 Klvon. In awarding or Association appointed day noon by the llesple, and utm: vrerech Vandorhill. ivy and Mr. John take L. L. tliiK of Mm.' -hairmnii: Max KiKs, met Sat- j day with Supervisor of, belaud, to outline plans) the. of eliihlren's i LuVi-aui' cruieide. The playground Letters on Estates of Elizabeth ntPsl be extended until tlie Kat-1 day previous lo thu openiiifi of liDol.i. >tem her 7, t litre will a driv lo rid park the pe-.Ht. Tlie all-day outing on y will be -in thf nature of a PAIIDT IN 1 HE PROBATc COURT. M. Sherman an dMary Ann Swan Granted. In tho probate court this wJll be llotice wag waived Mr. Frank S. Pember, former eligions convictions. Hampshire hand attached to tile Na- cused, are registered Ull Training Slalion. dijil early Sun- district 1, nnd "Woon- showed tho largest district idiiy morning at his liomo on Thames street, after an Illness of two weeks. About three atro he suffered t'or the state, being tiedj .it f.T. Woonsocltet led the slate Ifi both previous onrollmonts. severo heiiiorrliiigo from the nose, ami SOME HAVE SERVED HERE. in Marine Corps Nominated for Promotion. other humorrllanos, which be- 1're.iitient and moro severe, and finally dilis death. The. de- ceased was born in Fall Uive i-s ago, to Newport in 1SSL', ran'd had made, his humu Jiere since ilhat time. He was for 1" yours al- Brigadier-Generals and Colonels taehed to the Training station playing also in that and other orches- tras. After ret it-emeu L from tho na- val force lie was employed in various capacities by the late Lewis Shamler, Mr. Jlai-ry Issler and Iho loral laun- Wilson sent to tho Hennte dry companies. For a number o afternoon the nominations ofi.vears lie conducted a market on brigadier Renerals to be Major 'lenemls, and of six colonels to bo generals in the marine corps. The brigadiers promoted to major gen- t-rals are John A. and iitn W. T. Wnlicy, and the, colonels 'tinned for brigadier are .lames K Malioney. Hen F. Fuller John T. -Mjvrn. ChurlCR CI. LdliK. WenUall C. -Nt-villc and Albertus W. Callin. Nearly nr these, marine officers have been duly here, either in command of the marine, guard or the Naval Train- in: Station or as members of various classes at tho Nnval War Collcpri'. t'ynis R. Uadford. assistant quarter- master, with rank uf co'onel be a bngndiur general. cvuo avenue, until a year ago, le was employed at the Torpedo Sta- lon, continuing until his death. .Mr. Member was interusieTT in local poll- ics, being for many years u. member of tho Kepublican citv committee and serving In 1903 as a member of tho Common Council from tbe "Fourth iVard. He was a member of Weenat Sliassitt Tribe of Ked men. lie is survived by a widow, son. Mr. Waller C. Vcmber. :iml a. gi-and- liiughtcr. Airs, Julia. Pember. A irother, Mr. Pefnber, and two DIRECTOR LOZITO DEPARTS. Scene at Wickford Boat Affect- Beach Well Patronized Sunday. Vincent jjoxito, who >d the band at the Newport 1 teach for past reasons, departed fllilrt morning to enter the Ke.rvie.e-. l-Yancrs- Montanari, the baritone, -soloist. will lead for the remainder o' the on- Tin; send-off which was given Mr. was- a feature amuiin ihe many the war began. At the was affecting1, :t.nd the drummer the ha ml actually falntud, and WII.H from this scene by a woman in automobile. band assembled at the buae.h do duty anrosj the. city tu 'ii-- Wiokfovrt boat, and joining P-Li'iy woro Manager .MrOowan o'f tile and a numbrr of the Italian both men and women. and an were At tlioivharf thpbftm) giivc-uron- and the Kalian custom, "A kiss of wa-s cnrrfed out, whiln as the pushed out the band played "Tlui Spangled Ra.nne.r." filu; larg1 what it would have bee.n a hi'isflii. hot day at this stage of the "0.1-son. in evory pros pod. if tli holds favorable that the f.cvinon will rim miwh later this usually tlypondent upon the morning of ad- prizezs in "uddltlnu to those a- M. Khermaii wero granted lo rdc-d fur the- erusitde. I Id ward A. Sherman. The personal Miss l-lrwwn has donated a tennis OHtato will not exceed {lU.OOli; Yiond rkei and it is hoped thai people in sureties Annie A. SlirrnUii cily who have ganu-s ur toys for "ml Walter Sherman. The hcirw ut ich they have no usu will donj.uus (if ilit-in while fin-men faili-il. after a had all li'-chi-'l up living in abomjuf s-niti-' u hem selves away i'rnin the nf Ilie out door In-1 iti th At Iho Art reception on tllp Miskiani.i Sunday aftcriv.n for men. 1 Incidentally, il 1 li. were in e.hamc. Mr. for a i appointed by the Assoei.nJon i nia-.Ie up of VandiM-biit. clmir- and .lohn PUgRt'Stt il rliiMren, and backing the Hecr.-ilion siuM the city might 10 last to be pf st. OPEN-AIR MINSTRELS. The City's Financial Status. A communication from the board to tUe Council was approved. It law. The city no chances! it be- t-int. while ]aat June tho hoard lial inir up to those taking: the certificates. cautlont'tl tho Councal that it wns fac- They arc legal finrt he believed tha intr a deficit, the Council made ap- local banks would take them, propriiuions. but no provision, Mr. Andrews nskea If tho banks to meet rlv.-se large expenditures. It would float the loan. The Chntr said, ivrited the fact that had beon an that if the certificates aro legal apparent deficit of SSft.ltSO.77. bui banks would. S.'iO.OOU had bwui received by the The rrsoliuion passed. of Hie CoddintrtOTi I-onit no-ids. Tharo The Board of Health was granted been a loss of in ihe :in additional appropriation of J1SO for botween what tlie Council had orders and what the had prtnluctM, wliich gave an app.nvnt overdraft of Vossibly ihero would be a, bal.uica of from unexpended ap- propriations at rlie end of the year. If tlu appropriations were mad-.? for plan streets, to ihe extent of and more were up- :iniitoxines and vaccines, upon its remiest. The Council refused to re-'er the to the Committee of Twenty Jive. The board wns also era n ted additional for its appro- priation for "repairs.1' A "Gas Attack." It being announced that President and Dr. Mattison of the proprinted for coal for the schoois, Newport Jniprovemeni Association was nnupeuary. tolal ivjuld werv present and desired to address be Slmv this was lhe Council Hiey inviied to do to pay in one year, the rypon %Mr- .OHIespie first, saying tliat it be by the iasue I" of certificates of to be .paid off at the rate of J10.000 per nnd the certificates to be issued as the board finds netyl for the money, in 15.000 deTiominnUons. Alderman Hughes, for the coal com- Eujoyable Performance at Re- made a tentative report on coal for the schools, n.ivins made tht- to-'ioii of the commodity. He said there is no intention to do injury to the company, but the public should be able to sf-cnre what it pays for. Ho a resolution passed by ilio execu- tive council of the Association last This styled the iras as no- serve Barracks Under Aus- pices of Knights. committee of the ommended (hat the Board of'Aldermen Committee Snturdnv rdnv nitrht: I niake riated and large audience gathered nt vc o-.ien-air thea ry Monday t-veiling, when :L minstrel how was siagcd by General Sociv- ary Thumas Iraiiy of the Knights 'f "Columbus wfiik activities. As tsiuil the famous lieservo band and made itself heard to the the satisfaction of all. expended, with a little more Minn half supply secured. The mayor announced that tho "supposed" portrait of Governor Cnd- dington had been afier 1 renovated, nnd it voted he extend to (N> thanks of il1" Ur. Beck asked the boar-1 If there hrmi a rtK-enf of iht> candli ibt. afti went breeze, he sun .-ifl' irf-d, it ;ind with braeinir :iir tlie wurnith orth- w.-i.-s t- .tr he woods atnl efton tlH Wt half of buildiiig. Among tlie fcrers was a. man naiiu'd .lohnsoii, wilh a wlfo and four children. II.' is a cripple rheumatism. UHiilo fire did noi reach the living portions of tlv .were drenched that till- effevts are. pnirtiftilly 'Tommy" ventriloquist. following: rir-in army like it is ;i Him dread'." Mr. S.-vdly. n. Hungarian, acrcompnn- led by Mr. Alfred U'Liiglry, the limw of i was tin "Why Is Iho Anu eroni of .seh ction.- formerly Mrs. Hardy In the attic -wore a number Tozicr of this city, playe-1 twice, of storerooms, which with hard-pine, presented by partitions gave the iblo chopping to firejin the pa rt r wrc'.ki it. Tht roof wa fh-rt hav II. Swin- burno. Miss Toroihy I'erliri'.'i-, a known ('oHsh artist. p.'et' by .MKM I-'.. Mason rendered sovenil on tlie plnno. allo the lark At al! '-v.-ni fonjronlal spiriis and things tu about. The partx d Vpresenlat P'letrhor I.nntoii and l-'red Clark h. KinL'. Cnlon-'l William J. Cnx- KPiis. Sheriff .lames? Anthony. Deputy Sheriff Frank P King. Colonel John n-H. Anthony S'.ewnrt. O.ivid nr. Ihiinilion King. Judce Shi-rmaii. Ihmh H. mil power. and siairp on the stage. ixie." receiving tremendous and J. M. (Jil.son. introduc- him.--.'lf several "jokes" of sane "Lov i-ian with W. K. Catterall Here ulth Arthur R Coi rierk Hair U. Harvey. Victor Alton barker. James Valhan Uavid. -fnnl. Edward Wrieht. Ve Will We with Him. proved encore material. V. A. Mtig of "Three Wonderful ters frui.i Home" anil Living ton -.iriii-k to siitne heartx ivith the suggestion. "It" They Kvor i'nt a Tax on l.ove." An instntmental number by Dyke, llnjfielil and Trainor hnnipht ninny and P. Carroll was esceptlon- frnm vivhiK old l''iiliiioro Hotel. iv-i0n the wa of tihc past for potnmin. It is i owned Mr. pensed u-iih. The resignation of George It. Austin w.-w acoepted be- cause he had beon called to the ser- vice. The report of the men upon the requ ment for assistanc Hoard of Alder- st of in the povc-rn- hoi' sin proposition W.TS road. It was rxlonsr the that the aldermen have bee-i tnlkinc from ihe first, fuvoring thetr nlternative plan to spend in- ftead of the I.1S.OAO which the govern- ment proposed. U stated the is to erect 3.1 donbV costing from JROOi) to- 57000 would net the eliy In taxes It was nccom- bv the lipard's resolution ojill- Intr tlie morting of the Connril. the draft of the .igrvemont In the government, the- allor'iaiivo agree- ment. tnerlhiM" with and the teloiirani from Wa.vliinqton In- forming the city that its plan was Knink K. Uryt-r. It Is loe.aled In imver lllt-iillx Fort Adam? "Ill-Ink to me only with i.hint which m-oHt people and "Mother Mine" and i-xists. and which fro- progrram fronelndrd with Kong; known to flrenit'ii hy Mr. Joneph to go to a, firo., 'Hffreshmnnts. inrlndinp swen eh A. Itrnwn. George Gordon Kint., Then rame another treat from i S. Watts, Abni r 1.. Soemn. X. [Augustus, when sang "Oh How I i Se.ninevln. Mmckott )Inusintr asked If the Tuited ii they usual'ly find direct approaoli- Vohile u'iven by Mw. Frederick Nell- ea by buiidingf, us In thin son, were served the on tho lawn. "Have you li.i-l any uplift In life lately, my di-iv "Oli, nia'.iin. landlord i-al our Baltimore American, 10 ne Tp in thr Morntntr." with ;lhrt or a private rorpora- nsiial simirostive CMtiires. tion under the Inws of NVw York. Mr. number. the tableau snM nil the stork is owned of 'Tfi" your, which the nnd fence -aisoi.l tin'' end 'of an formance. after the Hrnckett for "Tho 'Disked the moan In? of the clause which er. which Blpnl- would no assessments enjoyable per- on the for the public fmprove- menty, This It txplalned wu In 10 more payments for street R to the Cleveland Vapor Light until it compiles with the Cuntr.ict as to candle power nnd pro- posed that tlit> oiiy solicitor as a. com- mis.-ion before the Public L'til- Itle-s CiMiimtssion ot Rhode Uland to for a demand that the company provide tu-tler gns. Hr. M.ittison s.iid all knew what the and in his opinion it is sui-h that mani people in Newport cannot afford to pay for -it. They should not be expected to pay for it, either. His remarks were straight lio said the company should be treated justly. Ixmd applause fol- lowed Dr. Hiv.k unanimous consent to introduce a resolution which was similar to that passed, by the execu- tive coinmiupe of the Association. It was as follows: Tho Gas Resolutions. "WhBneas. The gas light furnished by tne Cleveland Vapor Upht Compn- under existing contract with the city of Newport does not comply with the terms and speaifictuiona of sni-1 contract, and The gas furnished by ihe Newporc Gas Light Company to [he inhabitants of the cily for illumi- nating, cooking and manirfajcturins purposes is notoriously unsnfe, unsnii- iblo and unsatisfactory, and "Whereas, The made by N'ewiiort Light Company for the KUS now furnished by It for domestic, 'Ihmiimuint? and heatlnj; purposed ore and unwui'T.intexl, and. "Whereas, It has come to the atten- ie-n of this body that the Nwvport las IJfrht Company proposes to in- the price as now charged Cot said irns, ami there to be na 'ntont.ion on oho part of said Newport "ra.s Ijipht Company to Improve the quality of the Ran as now furnished; "Now thnrofore, bo It Resolved. That tho of Aklermcn bo and it Ls hereby instructtxl to mako no ftirtli- r poN'inent for liffht furnished by the Cleveland Vnpor Light Company un- der its contract with the city of port until It has complle-d with on ThrM] ;