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Vol. XVI FREEPORT, N. V., FRIDAV, MAY 26, 1911 No. 30 FREEPORT NEWS .Mr.s. Thurst'jii of I.eonia, N. J., was visiting; at the hotne of .Mrs. 1,. H.Rosa thia week. Mrs. Whitney Van Wicklen, whose illness was noted last week, is still very low from pneumonia. Ilenry C. Schluter is having a cellar excavated and foundation erected under his store at the co.'ner of Church Street and Merrick Roaii. C. F. Gere has leased the Woodcleft Bathing Pavilion which is now open. The barge and dredges will be removed immediately and the bathing at this popular resort will be better than ever. The Junior Class of F. II. S. will hold a social at the home of Marian Bedell, ;i,5,') Archer Street, this Satur¬ day evening, .May 27. Ice cream and candy will be on sale. A box lunch- | eon will be served. Come and bring I your friends. Miss Florence Thompson entertained a number of friends at "5o0" Friday; good time; refreshments; prizes, 1st, Miss Helen Powell; 2nd, .Mrs. C. S. Donaldson; .'ird, .Mrs. J. A. Sutphin; 4h, Mrs. II. L. .Maxson; consolation, Miss Phebe Parshall. Mrs. Charles Wallace and son, Clyde, ferrner Freeporters, have returned from (California where they have been living. Mrs. Wallace is in Philadel¬ phia and Clyde is visiting friends here. He will soon join his mother in Phila¬ delphia where he will enter the real estate business. Invitations are out for the wedding of Helen Genevieve, ihiughter of .Mrs. Ida Powell, to Mr. Charles Le Roy Corliy, to take place on Wedne?day, June 14th, at the home of the liride. Miss Powell is a native of Freeport and Mr. Corby has lived here for sev¬ eral years, coming from Brooklyn. Miss Julia C. Ross was "At Home" to a number of friei:d3 laat Saturday afternoon. A cousin, .Mrs. .Matteson of New York, helped hi'r receive while Miss Nina Humphrey and .Mrs. A. N, Johnson, also Misses Warren. Harriette Warren, Edith Phair, Adelphi friends of Miss Ross, helped in serving in the dining room. 0. W. Humphrey, who had the con-' Tuesday being a holiday, this office tract from the village to till in the hole will be closed all day. on tha conduit line, north of Jacob - Post's building, is doing the work this week. Ji'hn Holloway has returned to Free- port after spending the winter in Florida. The Hill Stock Company with .Miss Alice Donaldson will present " Fair- child of the Har Z," a Western play, in Sigmond Opera House on Monday ev¬ ening, June I'J, tor benefit of Excelsior H<iok and Ladder Co. This is a high class play somewhat along the "The Virginian." At a special meeting of the Freeport ^^- ¦^- Richard officiating. Interment Club Tuesday evenmg it was decided Creenrield Cemetery. He is survived to hold a fair in November. E. Cozzens has sold his house on nes of Brooklyn Avenue to Mrs. Margaret Schiller, who has taken possession. OBITUAKY Villajje Trustees Local Topics JOHN HENRY CHASE. Ail members were present at tho (I!\ the Editor) Jihn Henry Chase died Wednesdav Board meetinp Friday evening. The Fire Council has done away with at his home, 37 North Ocean Ave., o'f Chief Cornell retjuistioned for sOp- part of the secund alarm theory, as far pneumonia. He was 57 vears of age. P''«* ^^"^ repairs needed for the tire as applied to the steamer. The steam- Funeral Saturdav at 2:'Sii p. m. Rev. department, including new uprights for er will he no good at a big tire without tbe bell at Ever Ready Hose house, ho.-^e enough to reach the blaze. VVe which were in very poor ci.r.dition so await anxiously word that the whole that the bell might fall down thru the farcical second alarm business has been roof of the adjoining building at any d. ne away with. Like the six o'clock time. , whistle, it has no advantages worth He alao spoke of the lights being left mentioning, and som? serious disad¬ vantages. by a wife, two sons, and one daughter. GEORGE W. JAYNE After suffering for over two years The Nassau County Board of Super- ^-^^^ ^^j ^^^-^.^ friends held a pleasant visor Monday adopted an act providing j^^^.^ ^^ Sigmond Opera House last ev- for the registering of dogs over four „„:„„ registering oi dog months old in the Village of Freeport. The act will take effect on July 11, and a registration fee of one dollar will have to be paid, or the owner will lose his dog. The aot was adopted on the reijuest of the local authorities. At the request of the Fire Council George W. Javne of Bedell Street died burning in the tire houses all day be last Sunday "afternoon on his 79th •='»"*^ "" arrangements had been mad. The Freeport Democratic Associa- birthday. The deceased, who has lived here for the past 15 years, was the son of .Mr. and Mrs. Brewster Jayne and was born in the Dick's Hill section cf Long Island.where he was educated and lived ui til a young man. He mar¬ rieil Miss Fowler of Plain Edge in the Fall of L-^Sy, and she still survives him, with four children. Less than tw.i years ago Mr. and .Mrs. Jayne celebrated their golden wedding anni¬ versary. The surviving children are so they could be turned off. My item about .Mr. Steam's remarks The requisition and recommenda- to the Village Board, in this |column tions were referred to the supply com- last week, was premature. I did not ening B. D. Homan is the supervising architect of the remodeling of the former Hotel Three Gables, and Robert Tryon is the builder. write .Mr. Stearn in the manner I in¬ tended when I wrote the comment but instead requested bim to send me the article, which he did very kindly. At the last meeting of the Hemp¬ stead Hospital League Mrs. Sarah the Village Board of Trustees selected Fisher, one of the members, was given a date for a consultation with the a handsome hand bag in recognition of .Mrs. George Webber, .Mrs. Fred Smith mittee with power. It was voted to allow the depart¬ ment J20n for band hire for the annu¬ al parade and inspection. Chief Cornell also spoke of the num¬ erous brush fires the department is called out for and desired to kno^ if at the Freeport Club, is not dead some action could not be taken to make sleeping the owners of such property clear it up. He thought section 2ol, article The village is wise in its selection "Osseo." our special correspondent only Council to arrange and consider sever-; her services in making the recent barn al important matters concerning the dance a success. management of the Fire Department, The Village Board fixt the time for Charles L. Wallace, formerly of this Tuesdav evening, but only Trustee village, but who has been in California Collard and Village Clerk Shea ap- f"'' ^he past t»o years for the benefit .Miss Isabella Jayne of this place and .Mrs. C. D. Southard. The funeral services wtre held at his lato home on Bedell Street, Wednes¬ day afternono, Hev. W. .¦^. Richard, r , . , , . . , pastor of the M. £. Church, officiating, of his health, has taken up his resi- interment was in the Greentield Cem-;- dence at 139 Grand View Avenue, Ard¬ more, Pennsylvania, where his son Roy S. Wallace, ia located.—Observer. Kev. Charles Herbert Scholey, pas¬ tor of the Presoyterian Chureh, is to take his vac-atii.ni from Aug, 7 to Sept. 7 and the arrangements have been tery. . of the village law, referring to pow- "f Harry Walling to keep the electric ers of Board of Fire Commissioners "Airing in proper conditinn. He knows gave the necessary power. This says: 'he location of every pole in the terri- "The Board of fire commissioners may ^"0' a'ni almost every otherjdetail. adopt ordinances to prevent danger He preserves his natural genial dispo- fro:i, tires and to protect property ex- sitii.n under some very trying condi- posed to destruction or danger "from tions and I hav.-fnui.d him very prompt fire. No action taken about this. 'o attending to work such as connect- J. Huyler Ellison, secretary of tho ing up transformers, clearing up trou- Freeport Improvement Society, pre- '''e, etc. School Notes This Saturday evening a box party for the benefit of the Junior Class will Le held at Miss Marian Bedell's, cor- eration. ner .-Archer Street and Bayview Ave- Chas. G. Hi nue. The young ladies are requested sented the investigation of the com¬ mittee on the road proposition, and advocating Peekskill gravel roads. The report was tiled for future consid- lage peared, although no word was sent to the Council that the nieeting would not be held, and the members of that body stood around for about an hour and then disbanded. A fire company, with regular equin- ment, is one of the projects which the actors, who spend summers in this vil- , r ...,,, • , , I at"R 1 w r't " h IV 1 j made for the following preachers dur- n P.rrvnnt thiV «;.L/nn ^ A 13and20. Rev. to bring small box luncheons and the at corner Hansom Pikce and Randall big consumers like the ('olumbian vaudeville entertainrnent will ^ young men their full pocket books. Avenue. He was promist the sign Brass Foundry, for in.stance, at from 2 iTthe hit ,ff ^e leTZ ,!. tJr^^^^^^^ "* ^'''<'^ ^^^'^ ¦ a"^' Sept. 3, Rev, Harold Smith, tbe High .School long would be placed at once. t" ^ ''ents per thousand, the village L=^! r,f n-.Ur! nr,; rIV.r fnT^^ distance ruuncr, entered in Columbia He said he hoped it would and he would be in a position to materially in- boasts of a score or more of top-notcher: field meet held last Saturday. He fin- would present the board a bouquet crease its revenue without ^'^Xl','''^' , '.',,,, In the severe thunder storm last ished ninth in the mile run with a large when it wa.-^ done tional outlay. Mrs Ge^l^'TurnL'^F^^nk Vor ^-'^T;''.V"'f^'• ^ '^^''' «"^ '" '^'^ '^' """^ ^'^'''^''' S. P. Pettit said he wisht to renew , " ' S'Mrs MorrerSley amlAuS' ^"••*^°'='^"'''^'"K. occupied by Lewis' f^^rth. his reuues. of four weeks ,^o for Suppose we consider the conse- renewed his retjuest made two weeks ago, for a street sign ^ou The village trustees have our thanks for fixing a lower rate for electricity f<ir p'lwer, after much delay. Now if they would only have their engineer advise them, as is a fact, that they make money supplying jiower to anv addi- , , his request of four weeks sgo for , , , , . , Haves «nrl SnitM Mr «nd Mr, Ppnrce r^f^T "^ store. It tore down part F. H. S. baseball team journeyed to water on East Milton Sireet, and he quences should the drought which set sX Mnrtin; M^r^hnlf^^M^ ^'-''"^y Saturday and played would hang on two bouquet.-^ when m just one year ago be unbroken for Mrs lame?rn Lf an I T^^^ ' ^"'1°^ °f the building, leaving a hole Friends' Academy. The score stood ^ the service was supplied. He was toid ""^ f"" t««^ "^'.'.^^ y';'?" ¦ . What then? Mrs. ^James Cojiins and lom^ .Mo^re, .,n the side about four feet high and to 8 at the end of the game. Bob Hedges, Mike Coakley, Leo Car-! two feet wide. rillo and others. ! A tree was struck crick's residence. Oil, Gas and Gasoline Stoves Single Burner Oil Stoves, 1 wick, Hempstead High School defeated the near C. H. Fred- school team on "Tuesday ; the score, E. H. S., 7, H. H. S. 8. On Saturday F. H, S. plays Amity¬ ville High School at Mechanics' Field, SOc President G'jnning, Trustees Bedell, Sigmoiid. and Collard and Counselor Fishel went to Albany Wednesday on behalf of the village of Freeport to oppose a measure our good Democratic friends from New York City are trying to put through, to get New York City property in this and other localities exempt from their share of taxes. A bridge party was given at the home of Mrs. Clarence E. Jones Sat¬ urday, May 20. The persons winning the prizes were as follows: lst, Mrs. R, S. Barrie; 2nd, Miss Elizabeth Wright,; ;!rd, Mr. James A. Sutphin; 4th, Mrs. David Kennedy; 5th, Mrs. William G. Smith; 6th, Mrs. James G. ; Sutphin; 7th, Mrs. Thos. Caverly; 8th, Mrs. T.R. Cutler; I'th, Mrs. Edwin Carman; consolation, Mrs. Gilbert Smith. Refreshments were served. A linen shower was given Miss .Mild¬ red Peasell in the Presbyterian Chapel Wedneaday afternoon. The prevailing color was pink in which thc chapel was very prettily decorated. Miss Peasell received many very handsome pieces of linen, which were all tied with pink ribbon. The small packages were all put together and tied with wide pink ribbon. A musical program was given after which a collation was served. A very pleasant afternoon was spent. The case of Homan vs. Whitman came up again Saturday morning. Miss Southard, assistant in the office of Clock & Seaman, attorneys for Mrs. Whitman, moved the court to dismiss A. B. Wallace as counsel for .Mrs. Homan, arguing he being a police ofii¬ cer should not appear as counsel. Justice Swezey, who is hearing the case, agreed with Miss Southard and Wallace retired, leaving J. Huyler Ellison as substitute; the case was ail- journed until June |0. Flags, Ic to 60c. DaSilva's. It. See adv. of eight .-ooin house, all im¬ provements, good size lot, for $6600; | it looks good enough to investigate. Smith & Bedell have a positive rem-1 edy for your falling hair, dandraff and | other scalp troubles. Read tbeir ad in thia iuue. 11. j Freeport Council, Jr. O. LJ. A. M. will hold its annual memorial service Atlantic Avenue. No admission „... Single Burner Oil Stoves 2 wicks ; «'G'-eenfield Cemetery next Sunday be charged, but a collection will be '-c;^ Duiiier v^ii oioves, £. wiLKs, ^ afternoon and has invited Alpha Coun- taken. cil, D. of A., and Progressive Council, ^-gxt Wednesday F. H. S. plays its D. of L.. to participate. Three spe- i^gt league game with Rockville Centre 75c Double Burner Oil Stoves, $1.59 2 Burner Reliable Blue Flame Oil Stoves, $3.69 3 Burner Reliable Blue Flame Oil Stoves, $4.98 2 Burner Perfection Blue Flame Oil Stove. ?J.75 2 Burner New Perfection Flame Oil Stove, $6.75 3 Burner New Perfection Flame Oil Stove, $9.00 suppli the board had advertised for bids for pipe and expected to begin work on water extensions at once. Bids for oono ft. of 4-inch pipe and 25 hydrants were received as follows: Edward A. Rice, Freeport, ?270ii. Starrett & Jones, N. Y., $2721.25. Story & Stevens, Utica, N. Y., $27»o. W. Van Wicklen, Freeport, $279.'*. 12. The contract was awarded to .Mr. c.al cars will convey the members to at Mechanics' Field ; on Saturday. June Rice, he being the lowest bidder the cemetery, when the principal ad- ;^_ p^rt Washington at Port Washing- dress will be made by D. S. C. Joseph ton. Watt. Tunison of Brooklyn. William Smith, engineer at the Elec- Blue-tric Light and Water Plant received ; severe burns on his hands Thursday Blue evening during the storm. He was working on the switchboard, ^e held in the Post $1.10 to $3.00 2 Burner Gasoline Stoves, $3.50 3 Burner Gasoline Stoves, $4.98 2 Burner Gas Stoves, 98c 1 Burner Gas Stoves, 75c Gas Tubing per foot, 5c Gas Mantles, 10c to 25c Window Screens and Screening 18 inches extends to 33 inches, 20c 24 inches extends to 33 inches, 25c 24 inches extends to 37 inches, 29c 2.S inches extends to 37 inches, 33c 24 in. Wire Screening 3ic running ft. 28 ft. 30 in. Wire Screening, 4Jc running ft. 32 in. Wire Screening, 5c running ft. 36 in. Wire Screening, 5Jc running ft. Chicken Wire, 3-4c sq. ft. For Lawn, Garden and Porch Rakes, 18c to 59c Hoes, 20c Shovels, 59c Lawn Mowers $2,59, $2.S9 Galvanized Watering Pots, 25c to 85c Hammocks, 50c, $1, $1.50. $2, to $4 Croquet Sets, $1, $1.50. $1.76, $2.o0 Swinging Couch Hammocks, $7.50 Porch Rockers, $1.19 Porch Screens, $1.00 -= For Decoration Day Flags Ic to SOc Dennison's Patriotic Napkins, 5e doz. Dennison's Decorated Crepe roll Miscellaneous Fly Spats, 10c Sash Rods, 5c-10c Water Coolers, $1.59 Liquid Veneer, 25c size, 19c Liquid Veneer, 50c size, 38c White Mountain Ice Cream Freez* ers. $2.35 It DaSilva's Flags, Ic to 60e. DaSilva's. It Flags. Ic to 60c DaSilva's. It. Ovens for Gas or Blue Flame Stove, , trying to put a new fuse in the volt (jay evening, M D. B: P. Mott Post The regular meeting of the Post wili rooms this Satur- ay 2<. machine, which had been burned out. On Sunday morning the Post •ill at- when there was a flash, and the engin- tend Memorial Services at the Presbv- eer was heard to cry out. His assist- terian Church at 10:30 a.m. Com- ants rusheil to his aid. They found his rades will assemble at the Post rooms finger nails burned, and also the flesh ^t 10 a. m. on his hands. Two physicians were i Sunday at 3 p. m. the Post will at- summoned and surgidal attention given tend Union Services at the M. E. Sun- after which he was removed to his jgy School. Comrades will assemble home, but was back at work the next at the Post rwims at 2:3o p. m. day.-Times . (,„ Decoration Day the Comrades ¦ " ' [ will assemble at the Post rooms in uni- Removal. —I have moved my shop form at 1 p. m., to take part in the from Grove Street to Pine, near Church exercises at the Freeport Cemeterv. Bids for e.xtensions to light electric service were opened but action was deferred till Tuesday evening, to give the Board a chance to consult with Engineer Smith regarding the bids, No. 527 which were exceedingly technical. Trustee Sigmond again brought up the matter of the sidewalk in front of the Harms property. Commissioner Sprague was by resolution instructed — East Norwich Enterprise. I respectfully jiass on this iiuestion for iiur village board to answer when .Mr. Stearn again comes before them, asking for an unlimited and unlimitable supply of water outside our village. 1 can't but wonder how much good thaf red flag or red lantern would be on the Harms property. Seems to me it would be more apt to cau.ne a person to fall than save them from ic, if they did not, happen to see it until just as they got along side of it ready to as¬ cend or descend "the bumps." The Village Board rules no police shall be engaged in forming fire lines at fires. The police have always as¬ sisted the firemen hertofore although possibly the Board was not conversant with the fact''. At the Bartow fire for , , ,, . .u 1 instance when ;ill the firemen were to keep a red nag at the dangerous . ^.,. c- i i i. j i , , ^ , 111. 1 • !.» busy Otlicers Searles and Boyden and place by uav and a red lantern by night -^.i , ,, ._ , ¦', _ . . Wire Screening, 4c running Street, where I am now prepared to sharpen lawn mowers, knives, scissors, etc.. carefully and quickly; also locks fitted with keys, and all kinds of re¬ pairing. A. G. Nock. It All Comrades, Soldiers, Sailors and Patriotic Citizens are invited to be with us. The Relief Corps. No. 239, will take part in our exercises. Sunday noon there will be a lunch " prepared for Comratles and friends at Moving Pictures at Sigmond Opera the Post rooms. House, every evening, at 8:15, except Owing to the fact that the use ofthe on nights of special attractions; the M. P. Church at Rockville Cemetery opening night was a great success, was denied the veterans last year when with the new method of projection. It a heavy storm came un, the veterans will not go there this year, but will place by day and a red lantern by nigh to warn pedestrians It was alsr) de¬ cided to consult with the Board of Sup¬ ervisors and settle the question wheth¬ er the streets abutting coanty roads were under control of the County or Village. Trustees Sigmond and Bedell were appointed a committee to attend this inatter; also to represent the Board in a consultation with .Mr. Swezey, attorney for Mr. Harms, to see what couid be done to remedy the conditions. Flags, Ic to SOc. DaSilva's. It. to the Board that they would be per > .. e rt.. ' """•""' fectly safe in supplying electric cur- have the graves of the comrades there ^, ^ o_ _:.l i_. I«)Ssibly otlier.s placed in charge by Captain Dunbar very materially aided the tiremen in their work. If the vil¬ lage board will come inside the fire lines somo time when we have a real fire they will find the firemen have plenty of work without doing police duty. Surely a place psiicemen are most needed is to keep the crowfl back at a fire. Somebo«ly has fallen and threatens „,„ A,..-,^.. j'o sue the village for damages, and the Civil Engineer Alv.nG.SmithEtated jjg^^^ ^^j^ is to be fixt; across the street a little further sfiuth is a place where several have fallen but no one has been seriously hurt and no action has been taken. In this case it is merely a little rise in the walk which c<)uld undoubtedly be repaired for $2, as there is only a difference of about an inch, just enough to trip over. in reply to question that Mr. Harms walk had not been laid according to any grade furnished, but was laid by Mr. Van Riper, the owner at the time, to suit the condition.-; existing, that being before any village grade linea were established. Engineer William R. Smith reported James F. Campion, electrician, is a new advertiser in the Review this week. decorated on .Monday. A pretty and new feature of the events of Decoration Day will be the spreading of flowers on the water a the head of Freeport River, preceding the ceremonies at the grave. Donations of flowers for decorated rent for power at 8c with same reduc¬ tions for quantities as at present, and The salary of the Health Ocflfier ia fixed at ?"i'JO [H.'r year, instead of $150 last year, and it is small at that. if for day service only thpy might do j^p work incident to tbis office is at Firemen's Parade opening night, Orpheum Moving Pictures, Merrick Road and Main St., next Tuesday, .May soldiers' graves may be sent to W. H. ''"tkI'IT^. -30; State Firemen's Parade at Free- Patterson, South .Main Street, Monday port last October; other good reels. It or Tuesday mornings. better. A resolution was unanimously passed fixing the cate for current for power at »c subject to existing discounts for W. P. W. Haff. the largest coal 13c; dealer on Long Island. The cheapest place to buy coal. Exclusive dealer I in some of the best grades of coal. It On Saturday, May 23, Rev. W. H. I , Burgwin, pastor of the M. E ! Leave your news items or orders for I >" Hempstead, united in matrimony printing or advertising when our office ] Merton C. Hitphcock of New Rochelle ' is closed, in tbe mail box on the south , ¦"<! Edythe. daughter of Edward A. HYMENEAL HITCHCOCK—TURNER On Saturday, May 23, Rev The clerk was instructed to get bi<l- for 2o0U ft. of hose for the fire depart¬ ment, according to the vote at the last village election. President Gunning reported that he ^^^^ salary went to Albany Wednesday to join in the protest against the proposed bill to After .Mr. times very unpleasant and no doctor would take it unless actutated by a strong desire to be of service to the village. During the months of Feb. and March I)r. Witmer was called uixin as Health Officer in 78 cases, making several calls on some of the cases. Figure it out at regular rates if yoo have any doubts as to the smallness of side of oar office. Nassau County Review, 64 S. Main St, Freeport, N. Y. and Elizabeth Turner. Nugents' "Airdome" is aboot Jane 10. to open Tha Brooklyn Times says J. Hoyler Ellison of this village will be a candi¬ date for the Republican nomination for Member of Assembly next Fall. Stearn of the Stanton Church exempt New York City property in p^rk Co. told how easy it was to bring this and other counties from taxation, g ,Tian to your way of thinking with a He said they were assessed at oTer glass of beer or a good cigar, evidently $300,000 on the village books, over as an elucidation of why members of $600,000 on tbe town tax books, and a the village board were so anxious to consequently similar amount for school supply his property, a half mile north purposes, practically 10 par cent of tbe ; of the Tillage with water, I cannot bnt property of the village. Atthe hear-1 ^qnder if he is still serving the beer Ion Fmpert lets oi hit I Lool Topics Contlooed eo Pigs 9
|Title||Nassau County Review 19110526|
|Title||Nassau County Review 19110526|
FREEPORT, N. V., FRIDAV, MAY 26, 1911
.Mr.s. Thurst'jii of I.eonia, N. J., was visiting; at the hotne of .Mrs. 1,. H.Rosa thia week.
Mrs. Whitney Van Wicklen, whose illness was noted last week, is still very low from pneumonia.
Ilenry C. Schluter is having a cellar excavated and foundation erected under his store at the co.'ner of Church Street and Merrick Roaii.
C. F. Gere has leased the Woodcleft Bathing Pavilion which is now open. The barge and dredges will be removed immediately and the bathing at this popular resort will be better than ever.
The Junior Class of F. II. S. will hold a social at the home of Marian Bedell, ;i,5,') Archer Street, this Satur¬ day evening, .May 27. Ice cream and candy will be on sale. A box lunch- | eon will be served. Come and bring I your friends.
Miss Florence Thompson entertained a number of friends at "5o0" Friday; good time; refreshments; prizes, 1st, Miss Helen Powell; 2nd, .Mrs. C. S. Donaldson; .'ird, .Mrs. J. A. Sutphin; 4h, Mrs. II. L. .Maxson; consolation, Miss Phebe Parshall.
Mrs. Charles Wallace and son, Clyde, ferrner Freeporters, have returned from (California where they have been living. Mrs. Wallace is in Philadel¬ phia and Clyde is visiting friends here. He will soon join his mother in Phila¬ delphia where he will enter the real estate business.
Invitations are out for the wedding of Helen Genevieve, ihiughter of .Mrs. Ida Powell, to Mr. Charles Le Roy Corliy, to take place on Wedne?day, June 14th, at the home of the liride. Miss Powell is a native of Freeport and Mr. Corby has lived here for sev¬ eral years, coming from Brooklyn.
Miss Julia C. Ross was "At Home" to a number of friei:d3 laat Saturday afternoon. A cousin, .Mrs. .Matteson of New York, helped hi'r receive while Miss Nina Humphrey and .Mrs. A. N, Johnson, also Misses Warren. Harriette Warren, Edith Phair, Adelphi friends of Miss Ross, helped in serving in the dining room.
0. W. Humphrey, who had the con-' Tuesday being a holiday, this office tract from the village to till in the hole will be closed all day. on tha conduit line, north of Jacob -
Post's building, is doing the work this week.
Ji'hn Holloway has returned to Free- port after spending the winter in Florida.
The Hill Stock Company with .Miss Alice Donaldson will present " Fair- child of the Har Z," a Western play, in Sigmond Opera House on Monday ev¬ ening, June I'J, tor benefit of Excelsior H|