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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - December 21, 1901, Lowell, Massachusetts THE LOWELL SUN. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 21, IMI THE SU Pi LATEST STRIKEJS OVER Express Company Employes 60 Back to Work LYNN IS GETTING OVER LABOR TROUBLES Understanding on Hour and Wage Schedules By Associated Press toTMe Rim LYNN, Mass.. Dec. 21.—The striking employ OB of the American Express* ci>m-P&ny returned to work this morning with a vim and the large amount of ac* accumluted express matter is dle.nppenr-ttig fast from the special stoic rooms casas a1 by th*' company during the Strike. 'I he men put on the wagon, during the strike ' o.lou drift All itll iii? i WM C-IB Lynn _ orders to ship by American.    ,    , it is understood among the up inners or the I .va n team drivers un on that in et-tllng the I ynn strike Gcncr.d Manes 1 Juliet did more. He ll na avoided the threatened strike of tin company employes In Boston, that was scheduled J >r January first and that I rouble that was anticipated In Salem and Brockton pooh after the first of th*1 year will not take place. An understanding was reach, d that provides hour ami wag* schedules #01 ail the employes in the eastern division of the Amend*n Express company, according to their report* The Home of Refined Vaudeville. WEEK OF DEC 23 The Ladies’ Favorite Theatre SPECIAL. HOLIDAY Bl LE TUB EE BA CKETT The Famous “Musical Hostlers.” A Musical Sensation. RADFORD    and WINCHESTER Comedy Jugglers, Dancers and Yarn Spinners. TOM MACK The Celebrated Minstrel Comedian. SEEKER, WILKES and SEEKER, Jr. Singing and Dancing Comedy Sketch. EBE I> S. S TUBER    ~~ America s Greatest Banjoist. CLARA DOUGLASS Premier Singing and Dancing Comedienne. POLO tT MONDAY NIGHT, WORCESTER VS. LOWELL CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON. LAWRENCE vs. LOWELL Game called at 8.30. Reserved seat?, an •ale at Eliingwood & Co.’s Drug Store. General Admission 25c. CREHT SP0C1HL HTTRHCTION TOUHEY and LACY The Greatest of Irish Comedians, in their World-Wide Hits, Introducing Comedy-Ant omobiU*. the HTTHREE SHOWS CHRISTMAS DAY, Dec. 25. 2.30, 8.45-JH Extra Performance 0.45. popular prides. Order seats now and save disappointment. Tel. Sin-5. NEW SCHOOL HOUSH AT NORTH BILLERICA. Same  optima from town "today and on all th* routes the >1*1 drivers receive congratulations, merchants air countermanding lieut to their wholesalers not SCHOOL HOUSE \\ Kjfifi Billerica Nearly The row school house at North Biller ica is now very near completion. The painting of ii was finished yesterday. The work on the building was begun In the early part of last summer mid the entire cont of It Is 123,00(1. The |)ia us of Hie school house were drawn by Mr. Sheldon of Talbot’s mills and Hie building is up-to-date in every particular. There an* eight recitation rooms and the system of ventilation and henting Is perfect, this part of the work being furnished by the Fuller Warren company of Boston, There are foul furnaces and one steam airy boiler in the basement and the large and spacious corridors ar** heated bv steam. The rooms are well lighted, and and in every way convenient. it is expected that th© building will be ready tor use by tit* new year and th*' principal will be Mr. Hardy, now principal of the school At the North village. Those who had charge of the work were: Cunningham and company of Boston. contractors; plumbing. Carrel I mid < ‘mutton of Lowell and a Boston firm did t im painting. The new school building iff one of which North Billerica has long been in need and is a work of which the villagers may justly be proud. It will be used as ii grammar* school. LIVES IN DANGER FROM DICKENS TRADE AT HOME; BOSTON TO CATCH POX. DON’T GO TO THE SMALL IDGE BRALEY WILL HEAR MOHR ABOLT THE POLISH CHURCH CAPE. Judge Bra ley will bear Lawyers Donahue and Fay further on the cage of the independent Poles who are trying to get hold of a sum of money subscribed for the erection of a church. The verdict retutied was in favor of Lawyer Donahue’* client and Lawyer Fay wants to take the case to the supreme court but desires the report on the matter amended aomewhat. Firs Broke Out in Girls’ Training School fly Associate d brown to The Pun NBW YORK, Dec. 21. The lives of a hundred girls were threatened last night by fir** in the building of the Baroness De Hirsch Institute and lings from Charles Dickens. Mr. Copeland Reads at the Normal School The Normal School course of I ac til re* lip* nc d yesterday afternoon when Mr. Charles Townsend Copeland of Harvard college gave a delightful aeries of read - Training school for girls. Heroic efforts were made by the firemen to reach the girls by way of the staircase, but th** men were repeatedly driven back. Finally ladders were placed at th** windows and tile work of rescue was carried out quickly and successfully. None of the givin wert* seriously injured. EVENING HIGH ALUMNI. Th© meeting of the Lowell evening high school alumni held in Burbank hall last night, The attendance was large and the excellent program of readings and music was enjoyed. Among those who entertained were Aas. Carr, MISS Roxie Henderson, Joint TI. Murphy, James Warner of th** Beniamin Franklin Debating club and Miss Mildred Court of Ffe&boily, Mass., a clever juvenile whose readings and piano solos were very pleasing. Another novel feature of the entertainment was a talking match between two member* In which the young lady easily defeated the young man. THERE IS SMALL POX IN BOSTON, DO YOUR TRADING IN BOWELL. HOUSE R\N AWAY. Dr. O. T\ Porter'* horse ran away In Middle** * street, neat-•the depot Thursday night, and a young man who attempted to stop the a til nut I tit Howard street was knocked down and run over by th*' wheels of the buggy. II uninjured, however. Tit** horse i'utight la Branch street. was wa* EDDIE LENNY WON. By Associated Prats to The Bun SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 21.—Eddie Lenny of Chester, Pa., knocked out Joe j Fairburn of Philadelphia in the thirteenth round of what was to have be tx I a TO-round contest before the Savnn- j hah Athletic dub last night. COL. HARRISON HUMANE SOCIETY SAYS CHILDREN MUST NOT, APPEAR ON TH EAT RE STAGE. Agent Richardson of the Humane society has notified tho theatres that they must not employ children under 16 years old on tile stage, it hits I teen a commot practice in these tlve-eent theatres, th** agent, says, to feature cniluren on “amateur nights.’’ and sonic cf the children have not been more than eight years old. The affair was held in the assembly hall It bring filled with un attendance of nearly nett. The principal of the school, Mr. F. F. Coburn, introdue d Mr. Copeland in a few Weil chosen wold*. Mr. Copeland’s i* ailing* were nrefaced with a reminiseeiit sketch, written by th** daughter of Thoekeiuv, telling in a charming manner of the children s parties which she attended at the Dickens house, and how lh** genial author entertained th, m in bls own inimitable manner, so full of sympathy with childish t* .ding TT»*■ first selection from Dickens was th** last chapter of the “Tale of Two Cities." where Sydney Carton dies upon tin* gull-let toe, This was followed by th** second chapter from the Pickwick Dupers, 'lest \ibfny th** first day’s Journey of the immortal Pickwick in the guidance of his • ltd* and the first evening's adventures, with their consequences. The third ital last was from David Oopperfleld, giving (ii* scene where David deciares himself to I tora and becomes engaged to her. while Gyp harks; then a description of their housekeeping experiences, absurdly imp! aetieal but touched an glorified as it was by the child wife’s innocent, tender love. Following the reading* the audience were given th** opportunity to examine a dlspias of water color* aud pastels by Miss Whittier, which w'erc arranged iii lh** upper hall. Special Car* catered to the needs of the audience lifter the lecture. CAMBRIDGE LOST So. Framingham Too Much Visitors By Annodated Press to The Sun SOUTH FRAMINGHAM. Dee. 21.-South Framingham defeated Cambridge in th** Massachusetts basket ball league series at Columbia rink bere lust night in one of the snappiest games ever witnessed here, by a score or ll to 4. 'Hie game was tost and rough Macalouski being put out at the game fox lighting. Every member of th** bonn* team did good work, while Healy ami Lynch excelled fi r Cambridge. As a si.I,* attraction, th** Zebras of Mouth Framingham played between tin* halves in til* professional game, the Sit- bras winning by a score of a to 7. The summary; Booth Framingham—Porter lf. Martens Greene rf, Cairns e, Kynoeh lh, Pollorau rh. Cambridge Healey    rh, Macalouski Joyce, lh. (’lark c, Lynch rf. Btu Titian lr. Score-South Framingham ll. Cambridge 4. Goals from floor—Porter. Marten. Cairns, Kynoeh.    Goals on fouls- Porter. .Martens 2, Lynch 4. Foul* caned—Porter 6, Greene 2. Martens Cairns 4. Poltoran. Healey 2. Macalouski f, Lynch 2, Joyce* 2. Fouls missed—Porter t<. Martens’ 2, Cairns, Poiloran. Kynoeh •J. I.yrich IO. Referee—C. A. Connote or Lowell. Time-20m. halvas. Attendance —fiat). ll; co. Basket ball, Burkes vs. P. night. A. C., to- feON AD- Ruis- Presi- ndmlt- clhltns OF LATE PRESIDENT MITT ED TO PRACTICE. By Associated Prest* to The Hun WASHINGTON, Dec. 21.—Cid. •til B. Harrison, son of the int* dent Benjamin Harrison, was ted to practice In the cpurt of tit ll* last Session. Col. Harrison In reply to an Inquiry concerning the reason for his presence In Washington, said:    “I have be* n here entirely on legal business. Tilt* report that I am opposing th** granting of a pension to Mr*. Benjamin Harrison i» without foundation. I have hesitated to make reference to tide matter, oven to deny the truth of th* idle rumor, earlier, simply from a disinclination to make reference to family matters.” AUTO BE CAREFUL. While coming through Rogers street at un early hour last evening, en route from Bouton to Lowell In an automobile to visit friends, the chaffeur, In making tin* turn tit the junction of Nesmith and Rogers street, inst control of the steering gear and tin* machine which was owned by Miss Brid gen of Boston, one of th * occupants, ran into a feme, giving both Miss Bridges and her friend, Mr. Eugene Willi.! its of Kittery Point,. Me., a severe shaking up. The damage to the auto was slight. BILLY GARONER TUE SALVATION ARMY Wishes to notify the have moved back to ■Warren street, an I \ first meeting tonight meetings ch follow* : j ubile that they th dr old hall In dll conduct their at S. Tomorrow's 10.30, “Growing In Grace; 3, Praises; and 8, “N imaan,” Also commissioning a local officer. ti Decision Ariiiur Cote Over Peptiron The New Iron Tonic For the cure of ah Nervous Affections and Conditions Is Delightfully Cordial Having a gratefully warm and mildly stimulating effect on the stomach. It promotes digestion, and gives that exhilaration from which there is no reaction. It is •specially beneficial in Paleness, Lost of Appetite, Sleeplessness. • It is both medicine and food for tho Serves and the brain and cures ail degrees of nervous suffering. Doe* not cause constipation nor injure the teeth. Prepared by O. I. Hood Co.. Lowell. Ms<**. SI. Peptlrea Is guaranteed to do what •resay: if it does not, money will be refunded. Tty Associated Press to Th** Fun BIDDEFORD. Me., Dee. 21. Nearly I YOO members of tho sporting fraternity from Boston, Portland, Hanford, Dover, Kennebunk, Old Orchard, Auburn, Saco, Biddeford. Malden and Lewiston it tended the sparring exhibition in ‘.lie City Opera lion * last night. The featest was on of 15 roun Is between Arthur Cote, a local pugilist of considerable renown, and .Billy Gardner. The decision was gt\a«n to Gurd- 10 MANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. The 39th anniversary of the Emancipation proclamation will be celebrated on Jan. let, in Memorial hall. Rev. W. H. II. Rousseau will be present and deliver an address. Charles Cowley. Esq., will also speak. There will be a musical program. NASHUA FIRE PI FI ELD’S BOX SHOP WAS DESTROYED. 1*y Associated PrcsMoTheflun NASHUA, N. ll., Dec. 21—The box shop of E. O. Fifield burned last night. The loss is about $0,000, with $.1,000 insurance. Between et) and 73 hands we re employed. Don’t miss I*. A. C.-Burkes tonight. Mr. Joseph A. Nesmith's exhibition of water colors at the public library during the week attracted a large number of people. I, 14. By Associated Press to The Run NASH UA. N ll.. Dec. 21.- A basketball team representing Co. (J of Lowell, defeated the Co. I team at the city hall In this city last evening ny a score of 21 to 4. A big crowd attended. Fawcett of Low* ll wa* injured In practice aud was attended bv a physician. a falling basket cut a deep gash in his head. The summary; Co. G Earley rf. Harrington lf. McGuire e, Mc.ighan rg, Judge lg. < o. I.—Burrlll lg, Colburn Ig, Lambert c, Barber lf, Killen rf. Score Co. O’ 24, Co. I 4. Basket* from field. Hartington 5, Meaghan 3, Fflieo Baskets from fouls, FU leo 2, M vugh* ii | Umpire. I .eel* Ire of Lowell. Referee Lawn nee of Nashua. Time, ?fim. halves’ Timekeeper—Stevenson of Nashua. HIGH SCHOOL TEAM. The High r bool team warn it* game with Salem High school yesterday in the annex, ’ti to 3. The local team placed a fast game and were cheered by the large nil adance of pupil*. Two league game* were played at the V. \1. C. A. gymnasium last night. The Whites aud Blue* came together first, th** latter ti am winning by the sc ire of 17— I. Th** Yellows defeated Purple* in a rough game to the tune ut 6-3. JOHN MILBURN deceives a Latter Threatening His Life By Associated Press to The Fun BUFFALO, Dee. 21.—John G. Milburn has been threatened with assassination. An anonymous letter threatening the life of the president of the American exposition company is now in the hands of the police, and three headquarters detectives are attempting to find out who is its author. The letter is written In a plain, bold hand, with apparently no attempt to disguise the writing. Whether the author is an anarchist or simply a disgruntled Individual who has a small amount of stock in the exposition is ti matter which the police are attempting to solve. Mr. Milburn is greatly annoyed and worried by the letter, coming as it does at a time so closely following the assassination of President McKinley. “The people of the United States thought that the assassination of President McKinley,” says the writer of the anonymous letter, “on his visit, to Buaffto was an awful thing. It will be nothing compared to the fate which you and others will meet unless you personally see to it that some return is made to the poor working men and women who’invested in Pan-American stock, and to whom silvery promises were made and have been unfulfilled." The writer desired to impress Mr. Milburn wit}! bi* sincerity, and wanted to have It understood that his threat is oo mere idle boast, but one which will be carried to fulfilment. The police believe that the author of the letter is a man of anarchistic tendencies. White, proprietor of the Teachers’ exchange, against Nancy May, ti teacher in the Moon street school, which was tried in the third session of the superior court before Judge Bond. Th*, plaintiff sought a commission of about $34 for services alleged to have been rendered in procuring the position for the defendant .who lived outside the city. The defendant averred that the plaintiff did not get the situation for her. Basket Rat! Gar.') Burkes vs. P. IU Christinas Night, Dec. 25th Al Huntington Ha.l ADMISSION • IS Cents Reserved Seats IOC Extra Came Called at 8.30 Christmas Things All Over the Store The spirit of the Christmas Tide is everywhere. We emphasize today. the practical things LOWELL ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY —ASSISTED BY— MISS ADAH C. HUSSEY, Contralto Soloist of Boston and The Temp e Quartet of Lowell ...WILL GIVE THEIR... SECOND RECITAL At Huntington Hail At 3 o’clock Sunday P. M., Dec. 22 IN AID OF The Lowell General Hospital Tickets on sale at Carleton & Hovey's, Eliingwood'*, Austin’s and by the Ladies Aid Society. Music Hall Charles F. Dempsey, Manager. BON TON BURLESQUERS Monday and Tuesday Evenings and Christmas Afternoon and Evening. 30 PEOPLE MOSTLY GIRLS BOLD WO MA Si ROBBERY IN PUBLIC COTTON FUTURES. bv Assoria ted Pivs>* to Th** San NEW YORK, Dec. 21. -Cotton future* on* ne*) tpdet anti firm, Dec 913, Jan '>17, Feb. SLM), Mar. 823. April offered VT, May sjy. June 827 bid, July 82!*, Aug. M3. ATTACKED STREET. By Associated Pres* to The* Sun HOSTON, Dec. 21.-—A bold highway robbery, accompanied by violence, was perp tinted in a lonely part of Dorchester at lfi.46 lust night, and a woman was the victim. Miss Margaret Ryan of 57 Charlotte street was on th*1 way home alone at the hour stated, and while the neighborhood is lonely at that hour of th** night, she had seen nothing to alarm her until, when she was on Esmond street, near Blue Hill avenue, she met a strongly built man, apparently about 40 years of ag •, who was dressed in a dark suit and wore a cap. The man was walking along in a business like way, and when he was just opposite Miss Ryan In* suddenly shot out his first and knocked her down with a blow on the cheek. Miss Ryan screamed as she fell and struck the buck of her head <>n th** sidewalk, but there wa* no one near: to hoar her. Without speaking a word j the highwayman I ailed over the pros- j Irate young woman and took from lier 1 nerveless hand her green shopping hag, which contained two pairs of gloves, a pair of cuff buttons, and a purse in which liter** was $1.76. Then he walked rapidly away. TEACHER WON VERDICT AGAINST MAN WHO W A N T El) COM MI SSI O N. By Associated Prffls to The Run BOSTON. Dee. LM. The jury brought In a verdict for th** defendant yesterday morning in the case of T. W, In every department th** Christmas Gift Things are given precedence. Ladies’ Handsome Fitting Silk and Flannel Waists, Smoking Jackets, Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Slippers, Mufflers and Fine Neckwear, Fine Suspenders and Handkerchiefs, Gloves, Mittens and Wristers, Sweaters and Cardigan Jackets. Jewelry and Initial Handkerchiefs, Travelling Bags ajn^ Umbrellas, Dress Shields and Rain Coat*, Tam O’Shanters and Caps, White and Fancy Shirts, Collars, Cuffs and Fancy Elastics. Underwear and Hosiery, Boys’ Long Coats and Reefers. Etc., Etc., Etc. J. L. CHALIFOUX 49 to 69 Central Street. Magnificent Wardrobe, Elegant Scenic Effects, Catchy Music and Refined Vaudeville Best Holiday Attraction E«et Offered in LoweH Box Office Opey Eaily w ANTED—Everywhere, hustlers to tack signs, distribute circulars, samples, etc.: no canvassing; good pay. Sun Advert Using Bureau, Chicago. )«>r NG MEN wanted, any distance, to copy letters at home evenings and return to us. We pay $h per thousand. Send addressed envelope for particulars and copy. Address F. M. CV, Dept. 168, Box MU. Philadelphia. CIVIL SERVICE government position*. •'Vi HpjHuntmi lits made last year. Probably 10,000 this year. Only common school < *iu< itior. ie pitied for fxamiuatinn <‘->t-dogue of information free. Columbian Correspondence College, Washington, u. YOUNG I.ADIES wanted, ane distance, copy letters at home evenings and return to us We luny $s per thousand. Send addressed antelope for particular* and cony. \ddres* F. Al. CL, Dept. 168, Box 1411, Philadelphia. OSMOND LONG 3’walv* yean with Dumas A Co, of this city, BIANK BOCK MANUFACTURER S*!>k aid Pamphlet Binding Pa |>*r Ruling, Perforating. Nu tube mu*. OMI Bogin Rebound. No* 07 Middle Street bOWBLU MASS* ner, who out-pointed his op’ Cote fought the best fight of h end when announcing bls *i< Referee Jack Sheehan ©ald th:: Biddeford lad could stand mar Dhment than any spurrer he ha seen. Cote, however, lacked ti enc© and consequently lost tile Ion. There was a four-round contr tween Fitx Met hut end Charlo bottu, two local pugilist a. Tlv av** not particularly ex itln ment. : life. istinn, the pun- dee is- •st be-.s Tib-e bout nd the 'n n ht-Kolly of the same decision. (hot. In n a* awarded to A nund bout bet Wi baston and Kid (kiodmnn of ity the latter was given *1'° MATRIMONIAL Mr. Jam*** Saxon, both n marriage. Tin Gen rip* F. RY 296 Liberty st ■In ongett •eat. and ll, tv even at I MI tnt Sarah te I In Ct v lienee, A SON. A non was born to Mr. and Scott Guild of South Whipple yesterday. Mr*. ATTENTION, CHRISTMAS PIANO BUYERS!!! There never was a Ch ii tmas when we were able to offer such bargains in Pianos as we are showing this season. Our stock of Pianos is simply beautiful, comprising the best and most reliable makes and our prices are horn $75 to $100 less than you can buy the same instrument elsewhere. Our method of buying and selling is so plain a chili can understand it. Livery Piano in our wareroom has been bought direct from the manufacturer and is sold direct to the customer, dispensing with Managers and Commis:ion Men, hance the Saving. There is not a shrewd Piano buyer in Lowell but ought to visit our warerooms before purchasing. It will cost you nothing to examine our stock and get our prices and we specially invite Christmas Buyers to call. Our Special Bargains for this week are Two Upright Pianos, both of them in fine condition, price $95 and $1.25. We scil on easy terms and take old instruments in exchange. CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEAR’S Are you thinking of milking' a visit home to *00*the old folks? If so, have you got ti dress a Ult ens** or ti grip? You will find them iii great variety at P. F. Devine’*, 8S Merr’matk street, Where the best goods are ut lowest prices. “ Where did you get it, Chimmie ?99 SKATES More Than 6000 Pairs to Select From. 25c Pair tell lip BARTLETT & DOW 216 CENTRAL ST. See That the UNION LABEL 1*8 ON YOUR- POLITICAL PRINTING And Have Your Printing Done at F. A. M. TOBIN’S PRINTERY Associate Building;. Nicholas G. Norcross INSURANCE.. 53 Central St. Lowell. SEE US BEFORE PURCHASING YOUR HOLIDAY PRESENTS. A FULL LINE OF GOLD AND 3ILVER WATCHES. LADIES’ AND GENTS’ SOLID GOLD RINGS AT CUT PRICES. REPAIRING Street. Ort n TK AM. WATCH GO. 34 Prescott i i J ngs. I’m un Old Hundred < Joya it. The < Md 11 undr way, down to th** bun throw ti away nile** el* in your pocket, aud won why TRADE AT HOME; DON’T GO TO BOSTON TO CATCH THE SMALLPOX. 137 MERRIMACK STREET The Reliable Piano House j supply, when t IO cent* ©ah. I Th© l"**t eiy ever smoked. I IC very cigars old Bundle.,, gar and he Plied cigar is good I. You hate to you have nnot’n-^here I* no r©a-you shouldn’t aln ay'* haw a hey ‘ii th* se cigars ut if for the money you ami I VV. II. I. Hayes W. H. I. HAYES, Lowell, Mass. Peter J. Brady, GROCER, NEW STORE. Corner Gorham and South Highland S a Choice Teas, Coffees and Spice; Try’ our New Brands of Flour, the Ben in the CItv, “Til© King Arthur, ’ "Crow* of Gobi.” and “Wauuuet." IF YOU WANT ANYTHING IN THE ELECTRICAL LINE the ’lest ami most reliable place In th# city to leave your order Is at DERBY A MORSE They are expert* on, electricity and you ran reach them by telephone 4-68-4 at 64 Middle street. J. F. ROGERS, UNDERTAKER. TFI UK 816 Central street. I ll'SI DENUE—2$ < >dar Ktrtet. Tri '-phone Concretion. Hutto* Fur-ifitdiru for ab occasion*. ■9 ;