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Fitchburg Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1907, Fitchburg, Massachusetts FTTCHBUBG DAILY TUESDAY. DECEMBER 1907. REVIEW OF YEAR 1907. _ LIGHTS AND SHADOWS. The Record of Suicides and Violent Deaths Sur- prisingly Large Compared with Strikes Affect Many but the -General Indicate the Sentinel presents ID brief the record of FJichburg for the year which goes Into history at midnight tonight. Uneventful It Is If displayed with the record of terrlblf disasters which have visited variour pans of the but an analysis of the summary shows that this cltj was not exempt from human troubles Fifteen Fltckburg nine men and six ended lives by their own 12 within the city and three In other places. Of this num- five chose to peas off by shoot- four elected two bang- Ing. two- drankr prrtsonr anyone was by a jump from window. Last year there were but six eultldes. In there was one murder and one murder and sui- cide. The- present year has no murder on Its record. By months the suicides happened of January February March June August September November two. Of violent deaths- by accident of one kind and there were two less than In 190G. Two of these were of FUchburg out of town. Trains killed falls killed one was crushed to death In a caving bank one under a one was killed by an one died by Ing. one In. a collision between on elec- tric and a. and one died from exposure. Of IE were and and three of the other sex. By months these deaths occurred as -January -Marcfa- 15. 16. April May June July _ August October Novem- ber December two. The -city has been remarkably free from fires of any serious consequence. On Jan. the Gushing grain elevator fire broke but was subdued through- heroic efforts- by the- fire- de- partment with a loss comparatively atttalf. The other Are of any conse- quence was on April in the Fer- dinand Furniture company and here again the firemen quelled a blaze that threatened disaster to much val- uable Organized strikes have been -few but rather more seri- and lasting than this city has seen In many years. On April the plumb- ers and painters went out for more fay and other Improved 20 of the flrst named craft and 30 paint- ers. On July 315 helpers and apprentices struck for a shorter day and Increased pay. On August sawmakers employed by the St- monds Manufacturing company struck __ .Jnjsympathy saw- jSakers the com- pany. All these strikes are sttll in concessions having been made by neither side. To offset the records of business there are bright pages in the gear's history. The prosperity of the city generally has and since the flrst day of the declining year business enterprises have been launched which have given employ- ment to many hundreds of New mill buildings have been erected by newly formed estab- lished flrms and corporations have en- larged their greatly increasing the amount of money placed In weekly circulation among the wage earners and placing taxable property where the entire city gets benefit therefrom. New school buildings have been completed and enlarged and new church jediflces have been- pro- many tenement build- ings town built In the growing parts of thff ctty and the general ac- tivity of the real estate market has reftected the e Its'a unfailing prosper- ity. This is the year's record in L Golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Llvy McMaster. Annual New Year's reception at T. M. C. A. Gentlemen's night at Woman's club. 2. Suicide by hanging of August 43. Selectmen's night at monthly meeting of Merchants' associa- tion. 3- Ice storm causes many accidents. John H. Kline breaks knee cap by fall on sidewalk- Annual meeting of First Baptist church. Death of Charles prominent citizen of Ashburn- ham. 4. Death of Mrs. Julia A. f widow of Capt Plerson T. K. Burpee of Sterling. K. Worcester and Fitchburg Me tat Trade symposium. Installation of officers of Local Conselte. St. Jean Baptlste so- ciety. Herbert run over by train at Westminster and dies at' Burbank hospital the following day. 7. Inauguration of Mayor James McMahon and new cty council Joint-Installation of A. and .W. -JL- Deaths. Mrs. Harriet 7ft wife of Henry Mrs. Mbry A_ wife of William H. JewetL 8- City council elects A. Rice city physician. Annual meetings of national banks. 9. Annual meeting of Unl vet-sails t parish. Meeting of Middlesex-Worcester Pomona Grange. 1ft. Annual meeting of Fttchburg Home for Old Ladies. Fire at home of John Ik 14 Middle street. Death at Worcester of William H. Clark. of this city. E-' 14. Annual meeting of Christ church. Engineer Titus and Brakeman of Chartestown injured In rear-end collision at North 17. Death of Harriet widow of Deacon Samuel Bur- W. P electric car Jumps the rails and Carrie school receives Internal Injuries. Local organizations meet and se- lect committee on securing In- dustrial school in Fttchburg. John J. and George B. 71 Payson nearly suffo- cate by coal gas. Death of William 53. State Industrial commission con- with Death of Walter SO. 11. Charity festival ot St. Vincent de Paul society of St. Bernard's church. In city hall. Co. B's annual banquet in 12. IS. It military hlal 15. IS. 19. 21. 22. 24. 25. 26. 27. trial school proposition. Second chamber concert In Wal- lace Fitchburg Manufacturers' club banquet at Jobnstmla. Annual Burns anniversary concert In city ball under auspices of Clan Leslie. Death of Miss Clara A. Clark. 84. Local alumnae of women's col- leges hold banquet at John- sonla. Annual meeting ot Burbank hos- pital trustees. Annual meeting of Fitchburg His- torical society. Reception and social evening of Shakespeare Study club. Death of Julia -widow of HL M. Whlttemore. -Board of aldermen refuses to grant licenses. Socialist Mover and Hay wood demonstration. nlghtr 2ff below zero. Four wrecks on Fitchburg divis- ion of the Boston Maine road. Fire at of W. C. 81 Myrtle avenue. Howe over- come by smoke. meeting of Helping Hand 'association. Bishop Vinton entertained by- Brotherhood of St. Andrew of Christ ehurch. of Mrs. Mary J. Monanan. Heath at Bath. N- of Edward F. an old Fltchbnrg sol- dier. Forty-eighth annual party of First Parish church. Resignation of Wylon G- Hayes as clerk the police court. Annuat meeting of Park club. John Shirreffs elected president. Death of E. Foster 86. Timely dlscoYery of fire under kitchen range saves city farm building destruction. Death of. Elijah D. 81. E. Curtis and E. H._ appointed 'slonersTon abolition street grade crossing. Rev. Gideon curate of Immaculate Conception transferred to Single or dual telephone system discussed before special meeting of Merchants' association. Death at Boston of Lyman 64. Death of Alonzo P. 79. Five men killed In train wreck at West Deerfleld. Herbert 65. Civil War Mrs. Mar- tha Louisa wife of Frederick G. Kinsman. Fire at Cushlng grain elevator. Loss over cold wave of the winter. Mercury 25 degrees below zero. Farewell reception to Rev. Gideon curate of Immaculate Conception church. F-ranklln W. sta- tionary found dead in his room at 5 Culley street. Putnam Machine Co. posts notices of Metal Trades' association dec- laration of principles. Death of Mra. Caroline widow of Henry Knox. February. 1. Imprisoned dog develops severe case of rabies. Death at Webster of Otis A. formerly of this city. Fitchburg Reform club celebrates its fifth anniversary. 3. Oak HJ1I Methodist church ob- serves Its seventh anniversary- Death at of Mrs Frances widow of George O. formerly of this City. 4. Blizzard blocks traffic on rail- road and street car lines Charles 8. Ed man da elected as- sistant Instructor In physics at high school. Fourth quarterly conference of First Methodist church. Death at Webster of Mrs. Mary E. 71. widow of Otis A. formerly of this 17. 19. Garde d'Honneur party Death of Mrs. Martha widow of Leonard Hart well. Death of Thomas 74. Death of Mrs. J. E. C5. Fire In Boston One Price Cloth- ing Co.'s Missionary Institute at First Bap- tUt Death of Mrs. Lucretla 89. widow of George Law- rence. Conductor Wilbur C. for- merly of this loves a leg fn passenger train collision at Samerville. J. Oliver Hlgglns sentenced to 10 years for perjury in Boyle will case. Three Cleghom young .men ar- rested for firing revolvers at ml OB ter residents. Suicide by hanging of William at his home. 244 Water street. Hoszner school building accepted by committee on city property. Annie C. Shattuck elected president of department of Woman's Relt4f Corps. Opening of five days' charity tlval of Bernard's T. A. In city halt Silas L. Hutehineon found uncon-i on Putnam' street from stroke of 3. Annual meeting of Fitchburg Safe Deposit Trust Co. Death of Leila wife of Walter A. Fairbanks. 4. Fitchburg Teachers' association give reception to ministers at high school. Death of Ure Myra wife of Stephen H. Blckford 7. W. B. former F i L. roo- run over and killed by electric car at Palmer. 8. First hearing before special com- mlaslon on RollMone trtreet grade crossing abolition. Annual T. M C. A. banquet. Nine-inch snow-fall out sleighs. Annual meeting of C. C pariah. Death of Mrs. Ellep wife of John Whltcomb. 9. Harvey at Capt. Alonzo 76. formerly of this city. 10. Water commission f abolition of private meters. Death of John M. 63. 11. Boston symphony concert In city hall. 12. Suicide of Mra. M. C. Frear. 84. by drowning. In Whalom lake. 29. 30. 20. 22. 23. 25. 27. 6. 13. 15 18 2. Board of aldermen refuse to grant licenses. Fitchburg Ministerial association give reception to Peter F. Ward appointed clerk of police court. Freight car wreck near Putnam machine shop blocks tracks for Annual ladles' night of Board of Trade and Merchants' associa- tion. Fire In cotton waste shop on Cen- tral street Death of Orslna B. wife of Abel A. Fox. Fitchburg Choral society slngn Sullivan's Golden Death at of Dr. Frank formerly of this corporal In Co. 53d Masa regiment. Annual ball of Canton Hebron In City hall. Twenty-fourth annual concert of Sons of St. George. Attorney J. Oliver HIggtns can- 19. 22. 24. 25. 26. 27. 48. 31. 1. chief of. police department. Annual speaking contest at high school. Death of Seth 84. Closing chamber concert by Kneieel quartet. II. P. Callanan sentenced to state prison for fraud in connection with sister's will. Union social of Toung People's Christian Endeavor societies In observance of birthday. Death of Mra. Martha S. wife of Israel F. Alger. Death 'ot John 77. S. Dwlght Slmonds' accepts J656.- 86 in settlement of claim for land damages by taking of Meetinghouse pond. Death of Daniel Eddy. 83. Fitchburg Brick company or- ganized with stock of business late E. A. Goodrich. Annual reunion gfc ex-Fusllters' Veteran Death of Mrs. widow of Joseph FL Tultle. March. Death.of.Xlavle Official iMitectlonf-bf new Hostncr school Vuilding. Contract for building Fitchhurg Tarn mill awarded Wiley A FOES. Mass temperance meeting at Whitney opera bouse tinder auspices nf Fitchburg Reform club. Death of Horace S. 72. Resignation of Frederick C. N. Jackson common c6uncfl- man from. Ward Crusade against starts at meeting of Woman's club addressed by local physi- cians. Beth Baptist church cele- brates completion of extensive of B'rldget 73. T. M. C. A. Sunday in the churches. Jeai Baptist e Mrs. Elizabeth widow of John Arnold. Opening of two days' Slate con- vention of Bricklayers' unions. Lohgy club concert at normal school Fireman C. C. Ransom of Rotter- N. killed on American express train collision with freight at Williamstown. Frederick C. Currier resigns as secretary and treasurer 'jt Fitchburg Co-operative bank and- la succeeded by Warner M. Alien Annual meeting of Fidelity Co- operative bank. Henry G. Morse elected president. Bad freight wreck nt Westminster depot. Fireman Blckford loses his hand. Patrick Henry formerly of this killed In accident at Nleves. Mexico. Death of-Robert 28. At Joseph B. In this John 61. Em 11 Saintnen struck by freight train and killed near Wood- ward's grain mill. Patriotic organizations tender re- ception to Mrs. Annie C. Shat- W. R. C. state president Death at Cape of George W. Holm S2. Board of aldermen refuses to grant franchise to Independent telephone company. Fire in old Proctor barn on Bemls road. Second annual ball of Mt Ronl- stone lodge I. O. O. F. Annual banquet of of Trade and Merchants' associa- tion. GiJv. Gen. the speak- er. Farewell reception to Rev. and Mrs. J. Stubbs. Death of John Civil War veteran. Death at Ash by of Mrs. Abby M. wife of John L. formerly of this city. Resignation of Charles K. Sawyer from- board of assessors. Report of committee on Industrial schools recommends fitting up F. A. C. building at expense of ttl.OOO. George A. formerly of West killed by fall- ing under a passenger train in Me. Wheelwright milts referred to Herbert Parker as master. Suicide-by. -poison A. Sir at his Redman street- Joseph Myron formerly of this and lieutenant In Co. 16th takes his life by shooting at home In Melrose. Easter Sunday. Death of Miss Lucy 60. Strike of painters and plumbers. oau Of court city Of LBOMINSTER HAPPENINGS. off Interest from the of Our Busy Neighbor Gathered by the Sentinel's News Bureau. Union Meeting of Epworth Tfte Fltchburg circuit of the Ep- worth comprising the leagues of West Lunen- burg and Monday at The First Methodist church The feature of the evening was an ad- dress by Rev. F. A. Gould of Grace Him subject was street. Arrest of Israel and Fred Devar- for alleged attempt to pass forged check at Wachusett bank. 14. Death -of Patrick B. PnrtHU 58. 15. Meeting of school committee. Teachers elected for ensuing year. Golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs- Samuel H. Howe. 16. Death at Boston of Daniel Mark- ham. formerly of this city. 17. Fitchburg Horn Goods Co begins moving Into new factory' on Water Street. Annual maple sugar party of Sons and. Daughters of New Hamp- shire. 19. patriots' day. Fitchburg baseball team wins two ball .games from Salems. m Eighteenth- oonventlcjpof Worees- ter County Christian Endeavor- ers at Rolls tone Charles O'Halre run over and Killed By easMwund express at West Fitchburg- 20. Raid on August Beck's place In Old Torrey house. .Death of William 58. 21. Rev. E. R. new pastor of West Fitchburg Methodist church occupies pulpit fo.r flrst time. Fire in storage house of Ferdi- nand Furniture rear of Safety Fund block. Loss 22. Second annual banquet of. Fitch- burg association. Annual inspection of Co. 6th regiment. Death of Mrs. Catherine 80. wife of John Moriarty. Death of Thomas Morlaxty. 77. 23. Forty-ninth annual meeting of Worcester North Modlcal soci- Annual meeting and banquet -of -Pltchburg Congregational club. Address by Rev. Dr. Lyman Ab- bott 24. Annual meeting of First Parish church. 25. Fitchburg society for control and cure of tuberculosis organized in Wallace hall. Mt. Houlstone and Apollo lodges observe -68th anniversary of Odd Fellowship. Death of Mrs. Helen Maria wife of William Kim- ball 26. Annual senior debate at high school. Death at Leomlnster of Mrs- Martha wife of Samuel S. formerly of this city. Death at East Jaffrey. N. of William formerly of this city. 27. Death of Theodore Lyman San- derson. 83. 28. Eighth annual meeting of Wor- cester North Young Peoples Religious unions at-First Par- ish churcn. Highland Baptist church observes 16th anniversary. 30. Fitchburg lodge of Elks holds public reception fh new quar- ters In Coggshall block. Death of C. Herbert 72. Hay. 1 Annual meeting of Woman's club. Mrs George Woodward elected president. Fitchburg lodge of Elks formally dedicates Its new home in Coggs- hall block. Mrs. Sarah F. widow of Samuel Asa 71. 3 Lady Emma O. E. S. cele- brates Its 18th anniversary. and Labor union mass meeting in city hall protest against Mover Haywood pro- ceedings. 5. Mass temperance meeting In Whitney opera house. Rev. Dr. L W. Grimes resigns as pastor ot Highland Baptist Death of Mrs. Emily Mason. widow of Edward Mason. 6. Closing banquet of Shakespeare Study club. 1. Aldermen vote druggists licenses. Annual meeting of Toung Men's Christian association. W. C. T. II. reception to Fitch- ____burg teachers.ttt high school. Death of Bernard 8. Thlrty-lKth annual meeting of Union Association of Unlver- aallsts. 9. 'Death of John Reception to Rev. and Mrs. Charles E. by parishioners of Methodist church. 10. Twenty-fifth annual May party of First Parish Sunday school. Boston St engineer and fireman injured tn freight -wreck at Death of Mrs. Annie Frances wife of Major Thomas HL Shea. 12. Rite of confirmation administered by Bishop Beaven at Ber- nard's chttrch. oommaodery attends Highland league that The program of the evening began with an opening hymn by the congre- followed with Scripture read- Ing and a prayer W. Hutcnlnson. After -the prayer there was an address of welcome by Abram president of the local league. At the conclusion of Mr. Savage's ad- dress the officers of the different leagues were called upon for five min- ute during which they briefly outlined the work that the society was accomplishing and that which had el- Action bken by State As- sociation. At the meeting of the association of Massachusetts held Dec. It was voted that at the close of all discussions of questions relating to and usages governing Annual Meeting of Orthodox Parish. Tbe annual meeting of the parish of the Orthodox church was Mutt- day night. In the vestry of the church. Tbe principal to be conslu- s In regard to the music of the church for the com- re-engage the full choir for another year. Edviard TUton was unanl- as director. A association be taken upon tre various and that the result of this- vote together with the be printed end dlstnbuted to all j money sufflcient to support the of assessors throughout t tor tta state. In accordance witn vote appr0prjated the Leomlnster assessors today re- ceived a letter from the of _ the John A. BrownHl. In- for The eluding a copy of the and purpose of conferring with the town the votes that were taken upon them in resard tu tne or a at the last meeting of the .eastcjutlon lMA at the west slUe of the K Blodgett as cha.rman of appointed at the last Following this there was an anthem by the after which MT. Hutchln- son introduced Rev. whose talk upon league affairs proved highly instructive and entertaining. After his address there was a vocal solo by Her- bert and the program was closed -with a hymn by the congrega- tion. At the conclusion of this pro- gram which was given in the audito- rium of the the company ad- journed -to the vestjy where the ladles of the league had a. basket lunch. The reception committee which wel- comed the visitors at the door was Percy E. Wheeler and John Armstrong. Tbe committee of arrangements was Carl Miss Maud Mrs. Sadie Johnson and Mrs. Carl Klngsbury. Lirt of Women The assessors today the work of revising the of -women voters of the town and find that there are women In the town who are privileged to vote. Of this at the last there were but 39 who their right. The assessors intend to make a personal .canvass of all these women for' the purpose of determining how many are really desirous of having their names kept on the voting list. Prom the lack of Interest that the women take In the matter the asses- sors are of the opinion that are but few whether the list and It ascertain those of them who really care or not their names art on ta their Intention to who have no desire to keep their names on list in order that they may be taken when it js revised the spring. Weekly Roll -off at Hub The 10 men who turned In the high- est three-string totals at the Hub al- leys for the week ending Dec. met at the last in the weeltly roll-off tor the sliver cup trophy of- fered management for the high- est three-string total made each week. The prize was captured by M. Boston. Dec. 17. M-41ie -Quinsy ehareti. which nwy In the town accepts ihe Haskell lut as a The flrst question was on the sub- library submlted a the Ject of the veterans' exen.pH-in law substance of which that confer- and in regard to It the association ence with the town officers had voted that the loss on towns at.d city brought about no definite agreement. taxes by reason of the exemptions un- After Mr. Blodgetfs report much der the soldiers exemption act should other business of a routine nature was toe reimbursed by the state On the transacted and plans ana suggestions second method ot sesslng mercantile corpor for the coming year -were and It discussed The report of the assocla- was the sense of the association that tion for the year read by the tangible personal property belonging Howard and showed that to Massachusetts corporations should financially and otherwise the assoeia- be taxed where It Is held as tlon was thriving and prosperous. merchandise or employed. i These recommendations to the presi- The Junior Christian Endeavor so- dent were 'hat the cle-ty of the First Baptist church will executive committee provide a place hold a social In the this even- of meeting for the association JP the Ing at 7.30 o'clock. Bummer or early fall In the ConnectI- j Those who are selling tickets for cut that a uniform annual charity ball are requested to tax rate be established by com- make their returns not later than this m on wealth on all personal evening to ilrs. Philip E be enacted whicn will and that shall establish a more effi- cient and effectual supervision over the assessors by the that the executive committee Instructed to prepare a to be presented to the Incoming leg-slature to establish a.scale of minimum com- pensation for assessors. It was also suggested that .the assessors keep In Walnut street. A marriage license was jsvued Mon- day night by Town Clerk Robert L- to Osca aged 23 years aged 2G both of Leomlnster. The Installation of officers of the Ladies' No 2. A. O -will be In. Workmen's hall Thur-Fdov even- Jan. 9. Divisions 4 and A. O. close touch with all taxation measures H have been invited to be present at before the legislature and notify the tlie exercises. legislative committee of any defects' The regular monthly business meet- which they may discover in such of the Ladies' Charitable society ot tne Orthodox church ivill be held in Monoosnock Club's Whist Tournament. .parlor Wednesday aftcr- noon at 4 o t-lock. The reception to the The whist tournament of 3Jonoos-wpastor an0 Mrs Tuthill u ill be in the nock Whist club which was started chapej from 8 until 10 Oct. Monday night in For- esters' hall when about 15 were occupied in play. The prize winners I of the tournament will not be an- nounced jintil when planned to have a jubilee. for that occasion Include whist danoine. will an entertainment and refreshments. The 1 playing was close the individual prizes were hotly contested. Tho lady's first prize was a fancy work box and j the veteran bowler of the who was won by gva Donovan. The despite his years continues to be eentleman'e prize was a toilet and hero of many bowling battles. waa captured by Charles A. Rlohard- His total- for the three strings was son The consoiation prizes were won j 289 and -was six pins better than that of his nearest who forced the going all the turn- ing In 283 as hfs total. Herbert and Louis Cook started well ahead of the both of them turning In strings over the century mark. In the sec- ond and they fell behind and were easily outstripped. The M Cook Tlsdale CUtrk Savmre Metcalf Herbert Louis Belllveau Pierce 97 98 85 ss 96 101 T3 SO 81 S9 79 78 ST SO 92 80 by Mrs. William A. Nichols and Cecil __. T. Thomas. At a business meeting whK H fol- lowed the awarding of the it voted to allow a member who cannot be present at the beginning of the next to be represent- ed by a substitute. One new member was voted into the club. It de- cided to start a new tournament at the regular meeting to be held Jan. _ 6. The tournament like the one just i closed will continue for three months. A marriage license was Mon- and in addition to the tournament prizes special Individual prizes be 82__347 awarded at each meeting. The committee of arrangements for the Jubilee was appointed at the meet- 1 to Oh he vill atlriBht hifl a ai unt ing and includes these Mrs. Carrie I. Mrs. John Mrs. George F. Miller. Mrs. John Johnson. Charles F. Lane. Charles H. day from the town clerk's office to Alexander aged 26 living at 238 Sixth and Miss Soph ran e 20 years Blanchard and Wyman C Hill living at 20 Mechanic street __________ There will be a Joint Installation of Tn qtlarterly of the offlpers of Charles H. Stevens post1 mster of'the w c T v G. A. and the Woman's Relief d t tne meeting which will corps No. Monday Jan. neld 7 thjs evenlns. at The arrangements for the affair are tne nome of ciara A. 133 not yet but conynUtees have Wmtney streeti the de- been appointed to tails. The Leominster team Intends to stay in the Held de.- A large attendance Is expected at .w the first of the series of educational meetings of the which will in the police court spite the fact they were defeated In a cvenm The ot the even- thelr first two games of the season wln b HoQ Jamca F Carey of Manager Clarence King has arranged Haverhm. Hla will be In that of -Winchendon for Jan. and had also booked a game with the fast Keene quintet for game has been arranged Gardner A A. to be played Jan 25 The annual election of chleft fol- lowed the regular meeting of Wachu-- present Industrial prices and the best Jan 17 Another' recently organized basketball with the team the Elite Social club of North j Leomlnster will probably go out of j business because the manager has not i i been able to secure a hall for i effort wae made to hire Kendall for the hut the Lcomins- j ter which has a leas.e of the did not wish to let It for i THB HOUSE. Tne Fair VUri funoj was held tn Redmen's Monday and resulted in the choice of purpoge these offlcera for the coming C. J. R. B. sa- S. Junior E. D. senior N. keeper of C. G. collector of B. S Her It la to The monthly meeting and supper of the Ladles' Benevolent society of the North Leominsrter Congregational church be in the vestry of the Wednesday afternoon and keeper of TV. H. trus- The business meeting will be tee for three years. The raising up of at these chiefs will be after the next meeting. tjyJD G. A. P. Calder and suite of Brock- ton. There will be a. banquet and en- tertainment. The Toung People's Unitarian union gave a supper the assembly hall of the Monday night. In honor of rt-My dear most people ft ld by entertalnmgnt About 30 members of the Fortnightly club- Monday at the home of Mrs. Milton H. 203 Merrlam where an afternoon j of great enjoyment was passed In most Informal manner. The afternoon those members of the society who are home from college on their Christmas WM in JntCTCourse with vacations The supper was prepared occasional musical offerings by mem- young htdfes proved to be a dainty spread. At the conclusjon of the supper there was a refresh- part of the afternoon light ments were served by the roll call which showed that nearly I The election of officers of the Boys' the full was present. The Social composed of members of supper committee was Misses Mar- F. H. WH eat on'a Sunday school class garet Locker. Maud A. Esther of the Orthodox was held Mabel Beatrice' Monday night at the home of the Ruth Mildred Myrtle when these of- Shaw and Florence Powers. The wait- fleers were chosen for the Judaon Richardson BOUNCED of perjury In Boyle will ;