Newport Mercury, October 21, 1905

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October 21, 1905

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Newport Mercury (Newspaper) - October 21, 1905, Newport, Rhode Island VOLUME CXLVIII.- ffhe Mercury. NEWPOHT, If. I., OCTOJlKlt 21, 1905. PUBLISHED THE MERCURY PUBLISHINQ CO. JOHN P. SANBORN. Editor. THAMES STREET. (iiiiirto weekly of forty-tlght "columlu" riiied with laterestlns reading-editorial local mill Keneral news, wer lanyaud valua............ lartmenbi. Reaching so state, selected misoel- le farmers' and houKhold rte- iniinv households .In this and other to TEKMS: 82.00 a year in advance Sinn copies In wrappers, 5 cents. Kxha conies ca always be obtained at theofflce ofpubllcallo and HI the various news rooms In the cltv. j Specimen copies sent free, and specla Party ffominations- HKl'L'HUCA.V. The delegates nominated at tile vari- ous ward caucuses last Friday night mei in (lie Slate House Monday uight and made the nominations for dele- gates to the Stale Couveution and the nominations for Senator and font Rep- resentatives. The following delegates were present: AVI 1 OLE NOUJEU terms given publisher. specla vertisers by addressing tb Societies Occupying Mercury Hall ROGEK WILLIAMS LODGE, No. 3Vj, OrderSon of St. Cieorge-l'ercy JefTry, President; Fre Hall, secretary. Meets 1st and Srd Mondays NEWKOKT TEXT, N'o. 13, Knights of Mat G. Wilson, Commander Charles S. Crandall, Record Keeper. Meet 2nd and 4th Mondays. CODRT WANTON, N'o. filmy FOIIESTKRS 01 V. Illiam Ackerman, Chief Han ger; John IS. Jr., Hecordlng Secre tary. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. THE NEWPORT HORTICUI.TTKAI. David Mclntosh 1 (Secretary. 3rd Wednesdays. OCIMN I.ODOlt, No. 7, A. 0. U. P I I'eckham, Master Workman; Perry B. Daw- ley, Recorder. Meets 2nd and Ith Wednes- days. MAT.BONE LODGE, No. as, N. E. 0 Fred Watson, Warden; Mrs. Dudley F' Campbell, .Secretary. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays. LADIES' ADTII.IARY, Ancient Order of Hi- Mrs. J. J. .Sullivan- Secretary, Kittle G. Curley. Meets 2nd and Jth Thursdays. REDWOOD LODOE, No. 11, K. of W Callaghan, Chancellor Commander; Kobert 8. Franklin, Keeper of Records and Seals; Meets 1st and 3rd Fridays. DAVIS DIVISION, No. 8, U. R. K. of P.-sir Knight Captain William H. Langley; Ev- erett 1. Uorton. Recorder. .Meets flrst Fri- days. CLAN McLEOD, -No. Graham, chief; Alexander Gillies, Secretary. Meets 2nd and Fridays. The establishment of :t lightship off Point Judith is favored by the Provi- dence aud Fall River lines, (lie Mer- chants nnd Miners Transportation Com- pany, the Joy Line, the Providence, Kail River ..v. Newport SU'ambcmt Com- pany, the two lines running to Block Wand, and it is hoped to interest also the captains of sailing vessels and tugs entering the luirbur en rutne to Provi- deuce. li is hoped l.elore long Hint a largely signed petition will tie instru- mental In accomplishing this long-felt want. King, C. 1'hllip Frank. Third Ward-Kobert S. Franklin, Arthur L. Burland, Harry T. Scott, J. K. Douglas prank I'. King. Fourth Harrett, William F. Robinson, William F. Adams, Andrew Johnson, Itobert S. Gash. Fifth E. Tavlor, Jr drew S..Melkle, James McLeisa. John Ma ban, E. p. Mason. Hon. Robert B. Franklin was made chairman aud accepted the office will' a brief address, showing the great im- portance of the coming election. Frank P. Kiug was chosen secretary. The following delegates were choseu to the Slate Convention: Flrit Ward-Frank P. Gladding, Armstead Hurley, Robert Kerr. Second Ward-C. F. D. Fayerweather, Bar. old A. Peckham, Gustave T. F. Mueller E. Head, Frank p. hlnk, M. A. Van Home. Fourth lllluui F. Adams, J. F. Mitchell, W. S. K. Wetmore. Fifth McLelgh, William W. .Marvel, Andrew .S. Meikle. William G. Landers was unanimously named for the state central committee. The followiuit ticket was then nom- inated for the General Assembly: P. San born. 1st N. Has- sard. 2d S. Bur- ngame. 3d Representative-Roberts. Frank- lin. Burdick. DEMOCRATIC1. The Democrats met In convention Tuesday uight with the following dele- ;ates: First Ward-Thomas C. Albro, Jr.. Martin illrke, John Shea, uaulol. Coii'ev and Louis Connolly. Heconcl Stai Brown, J. Frank Ubro, Milas H. Hazard, 'lllain E. Mumford nd F. H. Hetiernau. Third Pair lam P. Clarke, J. r I'Hearneand Fourth E. lilake, Edward oomey, John J. Duller, J Ichael Connolly nd Dennis Hhanahan. Fifth J. Council, Michael F. velley, J. Joseph il. Martin, J. J. Martin and ofan J. Kelley. Col. Wm. P. Clarke presided and J. rank Albro was the secretary. The ollo.ving General Assembly nomina- ons were made: P. Clarke. 1st J. Un- derwood. drown. Hd Jeremiah 1'. -Ma- honey. William K. Munilbtd. ASSEMBLY TICKET. The candidates for the General As- sembly in the towns of this county are: Jamea R Chase, Republican. Representative Charles H. Ward, Republican. Portsmouth-Senator, Elbridge I. Stoddard, Republican. Represeii ta- tlve, Heury C. Anthouy, Republican. William F Casweli, Republican. Representative, Benjamin F. Cottrell, Republican. Henry C. Osboru, Republican. Representative, S. Oil- man Bowen, Republican; William Walker, Prohibitionist (nomination Little Compton-Senator, Philip H. Wilbour, Republican. Representative, Roswell B. Burchard, Republican. New J. .Eugene Litllefield, Republican; Rav G. Lewis Independent, Representative, Sebuy- lerC. Ball, Republican; William T. Dodge, Indepeudeut. In Tiverton Henry Clay Onboru lake the place of George R. Lawtou fo Senator and in .New Shorehatu Sena tor Champiin retires aud Mr. Ray G Lewis takes bis place on the Indepen dent ticket. There are no Democrat! nominations in ally of the towns of th county. Miss JIarie Vyse, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Thomas A. Vyse, and Mr Thomas Mason Thomson Kaborg wen married in 8t. Leo's Church, New Vork on Tuesday afternoon. The best mai was H. Mason Rahorg aud the ushero were Newbold Morris, Ernest Iseliu Henry W. Bull, Lycurgus Winchester Ednluud Fairfax, Jameson Cutting, aud Henry Richmond Taylor. The bride Is an accomplished horsewoman and is a relative of Mrs. Frederic Neil- sou and Mrs. Reginald Vanderbilt. Her grandparents were members of the summer colony here for many years, oc- cupying a cottage on Bellevue.aveuue. Madding fftlls. Blcsel-Albro. St. Mary's Church, Porlsmouth, was the scene of a very pretty wedding Wednesday evening, the contracting parties oeing Miss Sarah Hannah Al- bro, only daughter of Mr. and Pair :lf J. Poyle, Wll- P. M foney, James J. nder 1 '-Jver. HKITIII.ICAX CITY DKl.KUATIX The Republicans met in Waid cau- cus Tuesday night and i-hoss the fol- lowing delegates to the City tion to nominate a candidate for Mayor, City Treasurer and School Committee: FlltST WAUIt. William Hamilton, W. Miss Ethel Bypher and Mr. Rodney S. Jarvis were married at uoon on Wednesday, at the quarters of the bride's brother, Lieutenant Jay H. Sypher, D. S. N., at the Training Sta- tion, Rev. Walter Lowrie, rector of Trinity Church, officiating. The bride wore a dress of white chiiron aud car- ried a bouquet of lilies of the valley. She was giveu away by her brother. Announcement has been made of the engagement of Miss Virginia Gatmuell, only daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. Robert Ives Gammell, and .Mr. Hurry Parsons Cross of Wakefleld. Miss Gmnmell is j a grand-daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Gammell and has spent j ruueli time travelling abroad. .Mr. Cross j is a widower with three children. I Thu newly elected Republican City Committee organized Monday night by the unanimous choice of Harwood K. Read, chairman; Thomas B. Congdon, I secretary and treasurer; Geo. Jiuck- i hunt, secretary. 'I he commit- j i tee have opened headquarters in tlie Mercury building, where some of the j members can lie found every evening. i Charles A. Albro, of South aud Mr. Thomas Jellerson Blesel, of Newport. Rev. Allen Jacobs, rector of the church, officiated. The church, which had beeu baudsomely decorated with palms, potted plants and cut flowers, was filled with relatives and friends. At 7 o'clock tlie strains of the choius from Lohengrin pealed forth, announc- ing Ihe arrival of the bridal party. The bride entered Ihe church on the arm of her father, who gave her away. .She looked very sweet, wearing a dress of while crepe de chine over white lafleia aud a long tulle veil, caught up with while rose buds. Her onlv ornament was a brooch of sapphires 'and pearls the gill of ihe groom. Her bouquet was of Bride roses tied wiih streamers of white satin ribbon. Miss Sidonia R. Crandall acted as maid of honor ami looked very preity in a dress of pink lansdown, wlih trimmings of lace in- sertion aud chiffon. Her bouquet was of pink roses lied with pink ribbon and she wore a brooch of diamond pearls, a gift of the bride. Mr. George Champion performed i the duties of best man and tlie ushers i were Mesrss. Paul O'Neill Murphy and George DeMills Congdon. Their bou- touuieres were of white roses. I Mr. Edward brother-in-law I of the groom, presided at the organ and half an hour previous to the cere- I inony, rendered 'a pleasing program. A reception followed at Oakland Hall, where a large gathering were iresent to offer congratulations lo the Itiiddlttovn. CoL-ici- OFPRoiiATK-Tho regular ses- ,uf held at the Tmvn Hall on Monday afternoon "hen all the members were present ceptmg Henry I. Chase. Cornelius Sullivan Wa6 appointed Administrator on the estate of his form- er wife, Mary and gave bond In the sum of 5300.00, with W. Clarence Peckham. as surety to pay debts. Jo- teph F. Albro was appointed rustodian of the estate of Nathaniel Peckham and the petition of Jane E. A Ibro sod oth- ers lo appoint Joel Peckham, Adminis- trator thereon, was continued lo the third Monday of November with an Dr- dcr of notice. Tx Towx M. Con- Icy. Howard G. Peckbam. Richard 11 Wheeler. Jr.. and Alton F. ('oggwhall were appointed supervisors of Ihe elec- tion lo be held November 7, the first two being nominated by the Republi- can town rommitiee and the laM two by theDemocrniiccomnilllee. The of- ficial bond of Charles H. Ward was read, approved and ordered on file The penal mm named In the bond was and it was signed by John 13. Ward.LynianH. BaikerandJamesT. sureties. Abram A. Brown was granted an order on Ihe dog fund for 13.70. In payment of damages sus- tained from dogs killing his A statement of expenses for care of and repairs on the stone bridge at How- Isnd's Fcrrv. prcvims to flip beginning of reconstnicilon was presented bv Eilward A. Prown. Commissioner. The proportion assigned lo Mlddletown lo pay wa.- J56.52. This amount was al- and lowed and oidered paid from the town I treasury. John D Blair presented an account of ?7.00 for bounty due several Individu- als for rapturing and killing skunks, which was allowed and ordered paid. couple, the hall being prettily decorated for the occasion. A collation vas served by LeClercq and dancing ollowed until midnight. The Algon- uln club, of which the groom is a :iember, furnished music, Mrs. Sadie Jash Gardner accompanying on the lano. The groom presented his best man A (-munis amounting to 54120 for relief of dependent persons were also allowed. RAILWAY COMPANY BEciixs WOHK ox EAST MAIN repealed notices from the town council, the Old Colony Pi reel Railway Company began musical Monday to adjust'the trucks of tlie Newport and Fall River Street Rail- way on Ihe Ma In Road, so as to ronfoim to Ibe new urude of road bed established by the State Board of Pub- lic Roads. In many places the tracks are higher than the road bed mid sequently the quick passage of surface water into the gutters. The j road bed would have been seriously damaged if left in such a condition at the grave was a representative one, relatives aud friends coming from Prov- idence.South Kingstown and Kingston Jamestown, Newport, Portsmouth Tiv- erton, Little Compion, Fall River, Boa- ton, New Vork, Lewision, Maine, and inrneisvllle, Conn. The assembly con- siderably outnumbered I'OO people and it was remarked that a much larger gath- ering would have been pre-ient if it been held on Sunday, Saturday being a hard day for the business men to get away. Mr. Albert C. Young of Newport, pro-, prietor of Ihe grocery store at tlie Para- dise Avenue Corner, has hired the cot- tage recently owned by Mr. Christopher Ellery on Taggart's Lane, for a period of live years, jf Mrs. Slarkey, Its new owner. Mr. Young has recently added a new delivery wagon to his business establishment and his route is steadily gaining In custom. The Mlddletown schools have been closed since Wednesday, while the eachers were attending the Teachers' Institute in Providence. Miss Gladys Brown and Miss Kdllh May Peckham are home from the State Normal School, Providence, for a few days. Newport County, Pomona Grange No. 4, Patrons of Tues- day at Jamestown. Tivertown, Ports- mouth, Middletown and Jamestown were represented. The lecturer's hour in clmrge of Mrs. li. A. I'eckham of Aijllidneck Grange, .Middleiown, was devoted lo the subject of "How a plant lives." Dr. Hartwell of Kingston Col- i lege, who was the main speaker, pre- sented an able address on the subject with Illustrated charts and also per- formed many Interesting chemlcui ex- periments demonstrating the need of proper plant food necessary for good growth. The subject for the next meet- Ing will be Hie debate, "Birds. Are they Hie friend or enemy of tlie. the meeting to be held wiih Poitsmouth Grange in December. A veryjollv busking parlv of over a hundred spent Saturday evening at Mr. James Barker's on Paradise Avenue husking 150 bushels of coin. Pumpkin and Japanese lanterns and a beautiful October union made the spot quite fes- tive. A bountiful collation was served from long tables arranged In the near- by shed. Portsmouth. John Iledley of this -town died at his Illness a handsome pair of cuff buttons I cor" are In irs bar- fd the u-hers snirf "i Home fields were materially dam- i-n tne u.heis tcurf pins. 'Ihe groom i aged by Worms ulilleiiiliein are return- ei.eived a handsome gold watch, the ing a bountiful crop of good sound corn. during tlie wfnttr and spring. The sec- j home on Thursday niter lion in greatest need of attention runs extending from Sunday last. Tlie cause from a point near the Two Mile Corner of his death was appendicitis He was a to tlie town hull. Conx HAIIVKST farmers on the Island who grow Indian ft of the bride. Wedding cake was (1 is I ri billed lo the gnests.thc boxes hearing the monogram: A considerable part of hist season's crop remains undisposed, and Ibis fact taken wiih the prospect ofan abundant har- vest this season, bas tended to depress the price of com and tlie market is ic- porltd dull. market gardener aud a man much re- spected. He was a member of Eureka, Lodge of Masons and Aquidneck Royal Arch Chapter. His funeral will take place today from the-Methodist Church He will bii buried by ICurekii Lodge A Real Estate Jales and Rentals Minneola Council, JS'o. 3, D. of P., gives ils flrst whist of the season next Tuesday evening in the Buildeis and 'Merchant Exchange. Whist will start promptly at 8.15 o'ciock and will be followed by dancing. Cunningham's orchestra will furnish music. The com- mittee in charge of these socials have worked hard in times pact for the suc- cess which has been attained and this year they assure all who attend a pleas- ant and social time. Lau'ton, Robert Keir, Jo John William Joseph S. Lai Ward Kenjaniln t-pli Pike and Second Baptist Church of Newport, R. I., Rev. J. Chester Hyde, pastor. Mornii.g worship, Oct. .2i'd, 10.-15; subject, "Where Jesus is'1. Bible school, 12.15. International Lesson; "Rebuilding the Y. P. S. C. E. Juniors at 3 p. in; subject, "Two Conquering Evening wor- ship at 7.SOp. ID.; subject, "Children of M. B. C. Kordeu of Full River has re- slored wages in the Iron Works Mills lo the basis of 18.8c for weaving print cloths. This action is different from A. K. Me- by the Cotton Mauu- Mahon, Aaron A. Potter, W. H. Luuultv and j facturers' Association ve-Jterdav It (ieorye A. Pritcliard. Warden-Allen Ci.Godflanl. I wl" effect Oft. Ward C. Ebbs. I-------------------------- TRIHD WAUL. i Mr" A. Humuiett's trip to A. .Sherman, Fari P. j 'he Cape lias not been as pleasant a one be anticipated. He wriies borne that lie has beeu sick ever since his depar- ture from Newport and is no'w conval- eslng from a mild attack of pneumonia. Officer Maurice K. Crane lias the 110 A' G. Scott. Ward Thomas Hodson. I FontTH Kohert H. Joseph fiarrttl, JOtihna H. llacheller and William F Adams. FIFTH WAliD. James Iirown, Charles 11. Andrew Melkle, .lames Mcl.elsh .Matmn. .nd John The barn on the summer estate of William Goddard of Providence at Po- towomut Neck, was totally destroyed by fire Thursday, the damage being es- timated at about The origin of the fire is unknown. A screen of thick trees intervening between the barn and the bandeome suminer resi- dence saved the residence from destruc. lion. FOR CITY COU.VCII.. Tlie Republicaus have nominated the following Council ticket: First alderman, Robert P. Hamilton; for first councilman, Frank P. Gladding; for second coun- cilman, Robert Kerr; for third coun- cilman, William K. Rogers. sympathy of his many friends In the loss of his eon, Maurice V. J. Crane, who died Wednesday moruing (it his home on Burnside aveuue of pneumonia after an Illness of three weeks. Mr. C. Leroy Grinnell, who has beeu organist at the First Presbyterian Church for tome time past, bas accepted the position as organist at Trinity Church, In place of Mr. Kenneth C. Grant, who resigned some time since. Mr. Victor Baxter will succeed Mr. Grinnell and begin bis labon this mouth. C'apt. Crocker, who bas been In com- mand of the steamer Danlelson the past summer, died suddenly at hit home in Connecticut on Wednesday. The Improvement! to Long wharf are rapidly approaching completion. The Improvement In this locality it very marked. Colonel Johu H. Wetherell aud Mr. Mlcah W. Wetherell figured in a run- away accident on Sunday last. Both were thrown out and suffered slight i juries, which caused them to remain in Second alderman, George I doors for several days W. Ritchie; for first councilman. Rob- ert Frame; for second councilman, Herbert Dyer} for third councilman, Frank S. Peniber. Third alderman, Herbert Bliss; for first councilman, George H. Wilbar; for second councilman, WMI- Imm O. Milne; for third councilman, Earl P. Mason. Fourth alderman, Joshua B. Bacheller; for first councilman, Alexander Mae Leila D; for second councilman, John H. Tiernay; for third councilman, Charles R. Black- mar. Jr. The Democrats have made nomina- tions only in the Fourth and Fifth wards, as follows: Fourth alderman, Dennis Snauabau; for first councilman, John J. Butler; for second councilman, John B. Donnelly; for third councilman, Rt. Rev. William N. McVlcar, D.D., Bishop of Khode laland, was a visitor here past week. Mr.Frederlck Coggwhall Is able to sit up. John P. Casey. Fifth Ward-For alderman, Michael F. Kelley; for first councilman, J. Joseph M. Martin; for second coun- cilman, Patrick J. Morfcan; for third councilman, Jamea J. Martin. FOB MAYOR. Democrats met in city conven- tion Thursday night and nominated Mayor Boyle for the fourteenth time. They nominated John M. Taylor for City Treasurer and Mrs. Victor Sor- chan, Dr. R. E. Darrah, John B. Sul- livan and George O. Lovliiggood for School Committee, Mr. Thomas Lawton, one of the old est residents of Newport.died on Thurs, day. He was a member of Rhode Isl- and Lodge, I. O. O. F., and one of the oldest, if not the oldest member. The public schools closed Wednes- day afternoon until Monday, for the teachers to attend the Institute of In- struction, which was held Thursday aud Friday In Providence. Aquldueck Chapter, No. 7, 0. E. 8., will give oue of Its delightful whist parties In Masonic Hall next Tuesday evening, Oct. 24. Tickets 85 cents; they can be procured at tbls office. In the district court Tuesday morn- ing SergeantCrogran was fined and costs for being a leader in the disturb- ance at the Opera Mouse on September 28th. He appealed. Mr- Wlllam B. Gladding lustalned an Injury to his right hand the past week while making lew cream at his place of biisiuem on Broadway. City Meiwenger Westcott has been kept busy the part week posting the ward lists In various parts of the city. Mr. Uwrge B. Hlocu m has returned from the Lawton.Waterbury. -Mr. Herbert Lawton, son of tlie late Mr. and Mrs. Asa T. Lawlon of fly, wa- married Miss Louise A. Waterbury, daughter of Mr. Henry II Waterbury of Stamford, Conn Stamford Tuesday evening. The wed- ding which took place at the home of the bride's father, was a very quiet af- fair, owing to the recent death of tlie groom's lumber, mid was attended by only relatives and very intimate friend's of tlie young couple. Mr. Lnwtou's boyhood days were spent in Newport, where he is well known and since his removal to Stam- ford he has been a fiequent visitor litre He is a law student and has inherited quite a fortune from his parents. Lieut. George W. Tjlley of the New- port Artillery Company has been placed on the retired list with the rank of First Lieutenant. His military lecords shows that on April 26, 18SL', he joined the Newport Artillery Company; April 25, April 25, 1.S93. was elecled and commis- sioned First Lieutenant and Paymaster; and served as such until October 7th 1905. An alarm of fire was sounded at I 25 Monday morning calling the fire ap- paratus to Bliss Road Park, where a shed, ihe property of Mr. Michael Klr- by, was destroyed. The fire was dis- covered by a man and woman driving in from the country, and they gave the alarm. The origin of the fire is un- known. Funeral Services oi Nathaniel I'ecUiam. The hist sad rites over all that re- mained of Ibe mortal were held at the liomeof ilie Inle Nathaniel Peckliani on Peckham avenue, at noon on Salur- last. I.onjr before 1 p. in., Ibe hour appointed foi ihe funeral services. C. li. Wrlglillugton has for Amus W. Hazard of Providence thu upper part of his bouse, Thames street, to J. II. llaggertv. William K. Rrighiinan sold for -Mrs. El In H. Newion- of Detroit -Mich., her two leiii'ineiil and lot ofhind til No. -Ifi Fa it-well street to William G. Turner. The property is bounded noitlierly, on land of Charles Thu bride, who i> very popular, was the recipient of many beautiful and Cosily gift... -Mr. and Mrs. Ilk-scl for.VewYoik on their wedding trip and on their re- turn to Newport will Tyler slicci. Ihe huge lionuMvas cnliiely filled ami Chase, SO feet; easterly, on hind some lifly people or more wailed about, formerly of A. G. bile, feel; south- on and near the pliizxu, unable even lo i er'3'- While sticet, 80 feet; and wcst- guin admission. wlih the inn. "Nearer -Mv God to by ihe choir from ihe 'Methodist Episcopal chinch, .Messrs. William J. and John Peckham, Mrs. Ida Brown nnd Miss Louise Barker. The burial service of Ibe Episcopal church'was The 'services opened erly, on Farewell street, 5i feet. A. O'U.Taylor has lenled for the ncrs of the Abram's Block, Bellevue Avenue, store No. on that block to -Madam Mirabella of New Vork for the season of lOufi. A. O'D. Taylor has rented for tlie read by Rev. John li. Diman and Rev. i Misses Hazard of Church street .their George Franks of Narragantett Pier was fined ?45 by Judge B.ker in Ihe superior court at Kingston for having nine short Jobsten, In bis potion He was found with in unmarked ear and It cost him a fine of and one Jay's Imprisonment. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Walsh and iheir daughter, Evelyn Walsb will winter in California. MM, John C. Bancroft has closed her muse near the second beach and gone o Uoston. I Arthur N. Peaslee. of the Berkeley Memorial Chapel, both of whom hail been members, at various intervals, of -Mr. Peckham's household. The Imiin, "There is a Blcw-cd followed, after which Mr. Dinian touched, with great feeling, iinon ibe long and busy life led by Mr. his willing- ness to ever nerve his town and its best Inteiests; of bis religious beliefs and principles, ami said that, while not a regular chinch attendant, he felt such a life was a loss lo ihe church-at-large. His depailure from eaith life has left a vacancy in Sphlliialistic circles us well, as he was one of the oldest and most staunch spiritualists of his (Jay, having lived in that faith Ihe past -18 vcars, as did also his wife. The closing hymn "Abide wlih was followed by piayer and the benediction. The brother associates from Ihe va- rious oiders to which he had belonged were the pall bearers; from Oakland Lodge, I. O. O. F., George Calvert and Charles Sisson; Aquidneck Grange, Lewis Manchester; Pomona Grange, Charles H. Ward; James Barker and James R. Chase, representing both or- ders. Thetegentleiii'jn werealso broth- er members of Ihe Mlddletowu Caval- cade. The burial ceremonies were observed at the Middletown Cemetery at Ihe "Four and comprised the Episcopal committal service performed by Rev. John B. Diinau and Rev. A N. Peaslee, and the buial service of the Odd Fellows, .Mr. John Walker, assist- ed by Mr. Richmond tempora- rily filled the cilice of the dead chap. huge middle stable Brmley street to. i Mr. Geoige W. Foole as a private aillo- j mobile stable. A. O'D. Taylor has rented for the sea- son 1'JO'I to Itriiinl and LeRoyer of New York tlie stoie at No. King Block Bellevne Avenue, for Mrs. Leltoy King. A.O'D. Taylor liuKrented for J. Alton I Barker lower tenement ai Greene street to Mrs. -Mary Maycabc. A. O'D.Taylor has reined the double tenement, No. 2J Greene street, for Mr. George Williams, formerly of .New- port, to Mrs. Aithur Rosson. A. O'D. Taylor has rented to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. T. He-oil collage at No. 23 I fliames street for Mr. George A. Wood, j A. O'D. Tnylor has rented for the summer season of 1UUO tlie furnished j villa on Nanagansetl avenue, known as for -Mr. Janney of Mary- land 10 Mr. and Mrs. W. WuUo.ii Ruth- I erford of New Vork. Miss Elizabeth H. Swinburne, State Regent of the D. A. It., and Mrs. David T. Pinnlger, regent of William Ellery Chapter, were present at the unveiling: ofthe monument to General Nathaiiael Greene at Forge Bridge, Potowomut on Thursday. The monument was erected; under the auspices of General Natiian- ael Greene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at East Greau- wieh. Mrs. O. Fay Downing Is visiting her relatives at Railway, N. J. The Newport Asylum Is undergoing necessary Improvements. Officer Bckhardt In enjoying his an- nual vacation. Iain, which position he bad devoutly filled for the last L'o ytars. The floral tributes were very beauli- ful, covering and banking the casket upon which rested his Odd Fellows Re- galia. Among the floral emblems was a pillow of white roses, Illy ofthe val- ley and pinks, with the word "Father" in purple Immortelles; from sister, Mrs. Elleha Clark Peckham, a large spray of while roses, ferns, and pinks lied with broad white satin ribbon; rrom the Odd Fellows their order emblem, "the three composed of purple wisteria and while roses; a large wreaih of ivy leaves with white cactus dahlias and pmple streamers from the Mlddletown Cavalcade; and from Aquidneck Grange a pillow of lilies of Last evening the Grand Chancellor of Ihe Knights of Pythias of the State Wm. H. Langley, accompanied by a full board of Grand Officers, made au official visitation to Redwood Lodge, No. of tills city. Grand Chancellor Ramsdell, Past Grand Chancellor Clark and Supremo White, of .Massachusetts, also accom- panied him. It was a notable occasion. Mr, Eugene Brown, ion of Mr. Ed- ward A. Brown, of this city, who has been suffering from a bad cold at bin residence In New York, Is rapidly im- proving. ofRelwkah, Grace Lodge, sent a ful wreaih of wl.ierla and while cactus The Republicans will meat tonight "fayor, City Treasurer and dahlias. The gathering at the house aud also The first rain for a moii'l yesterday i made Its ;