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Newport Mercury (Newspaper) - November 20, 1886, Newport, Rhode Island
VOLUME NEWPORT, R. I, NOVEMBER 20, 1886. The Mercury, JOHN P. SANBOBN, 272 Thames, Cor. Pelliam St., XKWI'UIIT, II. I. 'II IK .VliW.iMISi'MKItn'HY.tt comer or COAI.MCN ri.K.is. ri-rin. Tin- Icrni oj1 the Court of Comninn Pleas :il. I In; Slate Obltllniy. Building Notes, WHOLE NUMBER Uuit.ir'aiiism on the Pacific Coast. I Another of our best known and Messrs. Adams Dencc, builders. i highlycsteemedciiixcnshasbcencallcd have broken .'round on Mhodc Isl-iu.h fonllerly j home after a and iudustrions avenue for a new house for .Mr. William ls "lu "f Ameri-1 .Mr. Saiinii'l n c'au l.'nitarian Association of Ihe Pacific Xi-wporl hi 1775. -...Ji'l Isnowhi Itsom-liiuiilrei twi- ii v-nlulli year. It Is the olden hi the I'nhin, nnd. with less thai Irill a d isen exceptions, the oldest pi luted ii Ih-j K-rrllsh language. It'lu a laigo u-'n'tly or tiriy-sli cnliiniiiK tilled with Inter n'tbiR Stan-, local and gel nnws. well-selected niUaellany and vnliti. Me farmer' and lioiiHehold Iti-irililnir sn nniny hoiwi'holds In llilsiniil oilier sr.ites, the Itniltod space given to a i- very valuable to huslnesij men. I'.titMS: ayear In adviniee. ?l. In wnuuii-rs, fi ei-iits '.-.iht-il'i-il at i Kxtni win always (if imtilirfltimi .iii iM In tho citv. taT, itml H hy tho j it'ocrf IHatters ntlll l.hi- llri-l .liiiiiin.-y lo all rew K-ilMfiHIim-rt 1HS7, wo will M'ud iiulll 1, ISSlt for TIVO DOLLARS, which In simply the lirleo for ono yeur. Or we will send It f.ooi Oolob. i> Isl to.liimml.v tsl fur Bothiit. nil can hnvo a ehiiuei! to II for Ilicuisclvc-i and II with oilier papers. Half Hour Club. Tho thiul meeting of the winler held Tliuv.sday evening. The a Hem since was very large, nearly two Inn dred persons being present. The. meet ing proved one of the most ing the club has uver In-ld, The sub jeel, was Oliver Holmes. .Mi; Jones opened the oxureiscs of thu eve ning with an paper on th Life of Holmes. Shu was followed b; -Miss Idraiu .Murphy who read Holmes poem, r'arcwell to A pape on l.he Holmes lireakfasl on his "iUII Birthday was read by .Mrs. llamiuet l.awton. Professor Fredericks lavnrci thu audience wilh a song which wnt loudly applauded. .Miss Pitman read "Tho Chambered Nautilus." .Mrs -lames P. Taylor prepared an interest- ing sketch otiDoylestirldloy in Holmes' (iiiitnlian Angel. This was read by.lliss Emily Chase, aftui which Dr. k'enc lick added much to thu enjoyment, ot the evening by a song, Prof. Freilur- ieks playing thu accompaniment. Af- ter a short intermission there wure readings by .Mr, ,I. an excel- lent paper by .Mrs. Alfred W. Chase on Dr. Holmes' on "Crowing Old." "The was read by Mr. John 11. HCIIS. Professor Fredericks rendered a piano solo in a most excellent manner, after whieh came short selections from Holmes' writings by members, of the club. Misses Cottrell and Downing, drawing the mimes of members. Tien followed a si.ng by Dr. and Miss Hattie Downing in a very inrcrosting manner, Holmes' jiocm "ITniiin and Liberty." The exercise.- Mond'iymoining, Judge r. Mi'. .Viiniif ,......i 'M i ii'. Hi: IlLill I an-rliljl. In .1 las. Sal.halh at al.out halfafter K tsAStt n n n i) I harn near (he house of ftimncl '.Voile K- I II f ft hy the burning ot a a I iiutwitJiMain line Hie III......t clforts tint couhl F. Young and brother vs. Jtihu Slum and wife, w.-re continued and those i David M.. Coggeshall vs. William I. executor; Wall Hennessey vs, Charles II. lladlcy; fTamilton A. Mo the wiino; Kay H. Uttlplleld vs. th same, and Lorenzo Littlelleld vs. th name were settled. The eases of Shit against Michael O'C.rady. appl.. .lame Waldron. appt., and Charles A. Th win were discontinued. The grand jury returned early, hay ig but one indictment. That wa rains! Mary J. Murray for keeping liquor nuisance. She was arraignei mil pleaded not guilty. lu the two liquor cases against Ed yard Shields, appealed from the lowei defendant pleaded nolo eoulcn lore and Was sentenced to lino am en days in thu Xewport Comity jail on he lirst complaint. The case of Cath- rine McWilliiiniR vs. Kdwanl Living- ton was continued. In that of Maria A. Cook and others vs. DelMois, Hunter .v Kldridge plaintiff suhiniflcd to judg- ment and appealed. J. J. Mc.Mahan pleaded nolo eonlendere to the three complaints against him, and got Sill and ten days in the .Newport jail on two of them. The llrsf case tried by jury, was ihat of Amos F. Marvel vs. F.dgar Crinnull and resulted in a disagreemcnl. In the eases of state vs., D. Sullivan, a ver- dict, of guilty was rendered for the lirst nnd he pleaded i-uitcmlcre to flu- -second. In thu ''cock-lighting" ease the. de- fendants pleaded nolo coulcndero and mid their lines. In the appealed case of Slate vs. Hi- in Miirray. Jr., u verdict of guilty was obtained and the defendant lined All) mil costs. In thu liquor case against John Shea l verdict of rendered, while n that against John Xolan thu jury cndered a verdict of acquittal. Thu inisaiiee indictment against liernard Icdowan was continued to May. John !iisli was acquitted. Mrs. Murray re- ractcd her plea of not guilty and took ur sentence, '.flic- court tlien ndjonrn- d to a week- from .Monday. Kngs ,t Co., in which he continued un- til his withdrawal some few years since. After this he eonllned himself to the settling up of estates, in which he always gavu satisfaction to all par- ties, being prompt.and correct and hon- est in all his transactions. He serve several years' in tho Asylum Hoard, w. Trustee in ihe Newport Hospital, whii lie dally visiled while in health, ai for many years was the junior wardo if Trinity church, and was always loo! after her Interests, lie was a goo nisliiinil, an indulgent father, .1 fin and many a poor anil nnforti late person received bcnciits from Inn knew nut from whoso hand the, came. But lie is no longer with in. le has gone to his "reward. Hu lea., t widow, three daughters and (wo son o thu loss of an indulgent huh laud and father. The cause of his dentil was sarcoma rom which he suffered for thu las ightcen mouths. His funeral held in Trinity chureh on Wed esday last (the death having OCCIIITCI t 4 o'clock on Sunday Ituv. eorgc -I. Magill, Uei-ior, officiating ml were largely attended, The following preamble and resolu ons were adopted at a meeting of tin estry of Trinity church, hoidcn on londay evening last. has been annonnced by liec.lor. that our late associate. .Mr. imilel Kugs, long a member of this 'stry, and for many years thu Junior of the Parish, has been taken vay by tho hand of death after a su- evo and prol.raetcd illness, it is the isli of the vestry to testify to his Ion.' id efficient service as an officer of the church, and to pay the respect, due to the memory of one who was an exem- plary eliristiati, and an active earnest worker in all that tends to the growth iind prosperity of thu God- fearing man, whoso benevolence led him to minister to the wants of the sink and infirm without qiicstiouin" as In their faith or creed; Therefore "lie- solved, That in the death of Mr. this vestry has lost one of its most, earnest and devoted workers. that as a mark of respect to his memory we will attend his fu- neral in a body. 'that, we- tender to the fami- ly of our deceased associate our sin- heis and a bath room in tho second story which is to project out in front -sullieicnl to make it foot piaxy.ii for thullrststory. The hall will be panel- ed and all the interior finish will be in stained woods. The hiiuse is to be ready for occupancy, the first of May. .Mrs. Charles Wheeler of Philadelphia is having a two-ariiUa-liidf- story exten- sion, 22x.10.feot, built to one of her cot- tages enue (the second from liiitii and Jho bay on the waterside is to be carried up as a tower with the upper part an open balcony. The Drat story of the addition is to hp a drawing room and will bo elegantly finished In Dutch style with an opeii Iroillfice seven feet Mr. J. D. loliiiston is doing tlio'work. Mr. Johnston is also building n largo stable, feet, on Xarragansett ivcnuc for Mr. Geo. W. Weld of Boston. The lower story will contain nine single and two box skills with all the .Secretary of the American Association of the Pacific Coast, was received. lie explained the pur- pose of his mission. These are to en- courage those in the work, to establish new churches, "to reach the great body "f unchurched Unitarians on and gonerallj to encourage ami forward the Unitarian work on the coast The Secretary reported this to he a favora- ble time for Unitarian work on the I aeillc Coast, lie said that the indfca- tionsaro that society is organiziii" it- self on a broad and settled basis. Cali- fornia was particularly hospitable 16 liberal ideas. That the work has not Jiuiicil greater strength was due to a lack of systematic work. No eomuiu- lity of S.OOU inhabitants on the coast is .tnaWC (6 support church. Los Angeles has within three years, built eighteen chnrehes. 'Che 'Unitarians have a society there, but no church building. There are few avowed I'ni- apl...... leal's tavern, anil Mr. llodKii's stoic (the n Km- ol .loin, WnielMr. llucan's sllll-hoi s and .Mcllards .store, and .Mr. IMldle I.add s Imnse and shop, were destrovcil, wil' many liiiriu and ollit-i l.nild inns; anil ihe win m lit Vt. i-ndaneered a irreat nir of Ihe the meetiiiR-honse, the muse, and many other houses anil ImihlliiK having hcen on lire. Hut liytlut vigilance "R'y I'fvt'iitcd t... f Mr. Osso.-d's house and manvothe mat side of the way, otherwise al lllv. HHJ, oun-rwisc al part of the town would havehci-n con t'l'l'mre tli'in Soil" is i-'ompme Xew York-, .MayJ. iTTi last i niiinher of provincial ariived in tiiij onMoiiXa als. Xcw May B, The'itli of April, I'hii, Ihat when lu. that po, t, were then tak niK on hoard several of and one of horse for, lloston; ai.d on the 12th of the following, ('apt. VIIUIIE, fell In with, in lat. IS Ions.'. X: 23. six sliips and a hrlg, from riynmnth, l.oiind to lloston, wilh irmms. tariims in Los Angeles. At Pasadena way at- 'teiil the Continental I'onirress. there me several Unitarians, one bein" son of nil Tho The Hon fiishliii-, H ...K.c .ion LWII nox sums Wltn all tllC tne person ol liov. Dr. Cronill. necllcnl. They were met a lew iiiiles lodcrn improviuneuts of a lirst class '''ll: Unitarian society has now practi- i towni.y acn-at nnmiier of'thc MII- -able. A portion of the sec.....I story I '.11 be finished otr into a convenient embraces much of Ihe wealth and I'l wlih'a I tnre of Sail Diego. At. Santa Barbara a was Icnowi.....any occasion llcfore Their-ir- I neat church structure has been built I 1VIS 'niiimnicril hy the ilnifliic of hell.-, i The congregation is line in quality if j S i not, large. Key. .Mr. Jackson is the h.dfinfs. 'loom.t theli pastor. In -San Francisco the Secretary Newport, .May is. 1775. U'earc assured that 0. found that Ifev. Dr. Mtebbius' work had pospei cd. lie had iircacbcil i .i '.'.'.I''.'? Tory vill bf finished oil' iiito a convenient n and bath-room, for Ihe i structure li'as'bVon" bui'lV.'l liecost of the stable wil, be about We'! i .1 ,r_ I'he .Mill-shall Woods estate on Uelle-, HU avenue, pnrcliasud about a ye'ir He had pri-ached over I.SIH) j side, has iai-lv niriifil in favor go by .Mrs ohn Obrien V I '-'bored here over "ml made the nj .Mi.s John m ot "i ork, twenty-two years. Al Portland there provisions, forthe of s undergoing extensive changes. Tho is an earnest Unitarian Church. There ittaftx- is being moved lo the extreme Sunday schools, adniliiil.lv con- 'Icrort almost ack part of the lot to make room for ,JV ,is t.''-c lie erection of a largo stone villa. It Spri'.nu.' p'rc'iched for a lime 'as an orthodox clergyman. now intended to begin work on the ew hnildiug as sooirns tliu old one is ot in plaee. The work of moving and citing the present building me by ,1. D. Johnston. is being Mrs. Philip A. Stockton of Huston is iving a two-and-a-half-story addition, feet, made-toilier i-ottago on ellevue avenue and Hellevue Conn, his work is also being clone by Mr. ohnston. The lower story will bo lishcd in Dnteh stylo for a library -PI r ul" oeccased associate our sin- Ilio following eutNcs were cere condolence and warmest symp-i- )eunis V. Sullivan vs. Philip thies. '.v, Co., nil ilicit. jud.'menl for' '-''at Hie Secretary be di- irlhwilh; Albert, llmnmelt-vs.'t'oiu-ny Sullivan, nil dicif as toCouroy, Sulli- in submits jndomcui, for for It'll and costs, execution forthwith: Weaver vs. Charles II. llad- Xewpiirl H.. Nov. 17, ISsii, ley, settled. Cnrdm-r Ii. llevnolds A- I adopleil: Co.. vs. Philip F. CiiiiniY A- dccisised. and furnish the iocal ncwspajn-rs will] a copy." At a mi-cling of the Trnste of the Tiilitrndvanccd ft........ 'very night form lloston Neck, liy a gentleman from Xew York we Itajn, hat the worthy In. nenjamin Franklin. IApnio j.aid to him a- ol' rl lu keopinga liquor nuisance, which was j and unostentatious charity, regulated m trial as the MEIICI-IIY went to press llv strol'K Christian principle have im- pressed all who knew him well. Hexolml, That we recall with grati- tude and bear cheerful testimony to interests unselfish last week, the jury rendered a verdict of guilty, after being out nearly four hours. In the case of John Ilolzin- ,'er, for the same oU'enee, the jury fail- ed to agree. Patrick Hunt, whose was in hist week's MKIICI'IIY, conviction was sen- tenced Saturday to thirty days in the Providence Comity jail and a line of. and costs. This is the IHitcst some and valuable case of solid silver forks and spoons. A special mc.'-ting of the Hoard had been called and after some minor business had been got through with the members went into j ftf neceinbcr, when the trial of liMuor executive session. His Honor Mayor Powel then, in a few well chosen words made the presentation as r.bove. Mr. j Catholic Total Abstinence the Stevens was taken completely by snr-1 of PI-ISC, but manaired an mmroni-i.-itr. c ditors. At Taiamia andScattlc cburcli-! es are needed, fnrat both placcstliecon-' that gri'gatiims meet in wretched halls. is i I wo thousand dollars would build a [church. The people arc enterprising, ii Mr. J. Johnston is makill" sli-'ht 'I'he money comes to San Fran- 01 run eoionv alterations improvemeuls To I V.Sffi ,t CoU s new cottage Indian avenue. should contribute to securing! a lot for a on I'irami h churcb at Taconiaanil Seattle. At Oak-; up men. ,.......d fora very difreieijt HM Mr. Joseph Ilarrett, the popular sa- perintendent of the Xewport Casino, leaves to-day for Jacksonville, Florida, where he will spend the winter. lilrd, rapt, ll.-nrv Dnnliar, at-cd 7.V al'o Mr --------llaiinin't, ol'lhi- town. IMed.at Surinam, Capt. John -rlon in tin- rolonv. Dr. W. C. stoddard. the dentist, has changml his quarters from 1ST Thames 'street lo Washington Square, over .Mr. William Post KM is of Xew Vork. respective cottag their winter homes.. Mr. John W. closed their I returned to T1- church atTacomaamlSeattle. At Oak-; np h-r i e eoiragi-s and n-turned to I he regular meeting of the Xewport' land, where flvescrvices Inve been held :1 'H'-onity snmr. "mi. their winter homes. Associates, X. M. It. A., Tuesday eve- j were dead at lirst. but now T.f i ning, oocnrring on .he third annivcr- are j "S? i "V 'M' sary of the form-in'on fami- are i "f land, with buildings, on Pope his untiring devotion to the of this Institution, and his consecration of time and thought in its behalf, from the day of its organiza- tion to the time when increasing infirm- "lents wore served after which came united behalf, from the day of its organiza- itics compelled his withdrawal from I music and dancin took tire Satur- .no -..IMJ-UMCU in.-, wirniirawal Iron) music and ilancing. l.arrels ol Hour, donation- Hevslop i- I'll i IC.HIMJ; IOOK lire o active in our counsels. i -i'1'- Xathaniel Wilson had a narrow do; Andrew niaek, i d..: Nathaniel Carey i day evening by the wire comin" in ilv onhe'dece-ised "'C of :lml CSCa'ln 'Irowning Thursday morn- with "'e by in fo t this port Thursday mornin-'' ing while en-a'-eil in .'ettin.' his s-iil i do" i sentence which t'-'ea.i, of her >-t up oll'ence. err. and who, seeing the end from .Small. The body was brought heavy he had taken the boat in tow of i Klius The court then adjourned to the l.'ith ashore at noon and an inquest held'at' and when the Elm street pier of December, when trial of placed i "f the be sent to the family of the deceased "'liters sln.wp.l that the dc- on to a large sail boat made fast to the the people were ,-onfiiiion.not eased fell dou-ii b..-i.l in time lire. cases will be resumed. The semi-annual That tin's Hoard attend the of the j funeral services. KKKIlKIMfK W. Tll.TOX. I Pri3e, but managed an 7c-! ihV H n" I ,n v ,'nl ise" Complimentary remarks of His Honor to be the largest Fn the" 1 fa on' membois of the board, i ceased fell down the cabin stairs Wed- heuil of Ihe pier, holding on to hi.- nesday morning while in very feeble bnafs grapnel. He had scarcely gain- immediate health, causing Almost X. The iiiiiahitanu took'iMrtlelVlar" to save the -oods in .Mr. Hancock.- store. of Hie cd his new footing when the boom of ploye, swung round j the Second Uaptist church on Thanksgiving day at 11 o'clock, liev. Dr. Randolph will preach the se, H'on. A lad named Frederick dishing was sent t-i the State R-.-form Selio-jl Satur- day for having stolen st-'i from his em- ployer. Mr. Arthur chase of Middle- On Kriday, .N'ovember I'M, there will Thc Itcgcnt, Secretary and Treasurei and tho committee have issued a be a public examination of teachers, upon the elementary Kuglish branches of Coronet Council, Xo. Royal Arca- num, called, on Friday of last week, of the school committee, upon Mrs. (Jreason, widow of Mr. Clar- at the otlice r. ar- Clarke slreet.beginning at nine j cnce Crea.son, and paid over to her the A. a. It will be open, first, to those sum of which was due her by eandidatns residing in Newport, who have completed the Rogers High Schoo course or its equivalent and, second, to those resident elsewhere who, in addi- tion to a high school education, have had normal school training or success- ful experience in teaching. All per- sons inlending to lake the examination am expected to notify the superintend- ent immediately. Sfr. II. -I. Jones, whose furniture and is Mill street are just now attracting much attention, enumerates in another column some of his special attraotlnnt for tlie holidays, I his reasons of her husbands wilh the order. This ingly prompt payment and reflects t The tug l.iii-kenbai-h has reached l'il terra, jirma only afterji hard swim. jvith a barge carrying the Mr. cT W. lot, it is understood, can be bought for j which is to be laid be-1 photographer at tl itwecn llhu-k Island and the mainland. and Marlboro' sirw Two cables have been already laid, i lai- soliciting the necessary fund about .....lahle pretence ihat we the [.cople at the -d manned out two other Vc-sels. retook the .ps. and carried them into Fair Haven, of "I" A Is, advertises in an- held in the Union Congregational Thanksgiving kept to .he.-s their evening at The congregations the vill highest credit upon the excellent insti- tution making it. Mrs. S. V. It. Thayor has closed her cottage in Tiverton and returned Hoston for the winter. was read by Lieut. A. L. to Mrs. A. Van Rcnsselaer has returned from Knropn and Is nt her New Vork resilience, Mr, John O, C, thin city, was 'mind In llofiton Wednesday. UP had leen missing since Sunday, Dr. W. Thornton Parker, llov. (ieo. J, Magill, liov. (I, 0. Nlcholls and Chaplain Morrison, I'. S. Navy, have Kimo to New York to be present at a general meeting of. the (fuild of St. Luke in llio United Slates which motin Calvary church yesterday at 12 o'clock noon, A Washington dispatch to the Xcw York -Star says that Mr. Carlisle will probably not he a candidate for the speakarship of life next house of sentatives. He is very much troubled over tho prospect of a contest for his scat by his late competitor. the leading courts of Kurope. Robert Welsh, about TO years of age, was found dead .in his chair Thursday evening, nt his home on Holland street. -Medical examiner Turner was called but no inquest was necessary. and hrass cannon and mortars, besides a snleralileipiaiitltyofhalUnd liowder. champion of that sport, will spend the rllu iiilmhlfcmln of Halifax have destroyed winter abroad, dividing his time among Yesterday se'nnlKht two trainuiorU arrived at Huston, from Kngland, with about three nidred soldle.ru: nnd we hear four others ,vn Inn Ing on hoard MM troops; linge.