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w Nassau County Review FREEPORT. N. Y., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25. 1916 Vol. XX, No. 8 ^ f Freeport SinKle copies cif the Keview for sale at Greenblatt'a and Braithwaite's. Rail¬ road Avenue; MichnofT'.*, Nas.«au County Review, DaSilva s and Go- betz'8. Main Streel; DaSilva's.West Merrick Roa.1 tf. In the Fraternal Orders Commercial Travelers Dine News of the Churches Woman Fatally D«Mia» sm Ike tmtrwt iratemal orvaiiix«ltOfii I vicinity. Burned in Bed """'' ^ *""'"""""^ *L" rrceporter* and The Social and Personal In the Fire Department l-'raternal npirit and good fellowthip .\ *n©k«T ii to be neld by Frcpjjfjrt reigned at the sf'cond annual banqoet 1 HIGHWATER Thaa. tinini HTx for .'in r.innt-^- (or H. Friday Feb. Saturday, Sunday Mend-:-, Tuesduv, Wedn^'^d..'. .M»r. Thur.-dav. Friday .Saturr^Hv. TIDE TABLE i.ly H.K tne-iti-ii '25 •_'»; 27 j!» 29 1 -2 3 4 >k. Dr-lnrt ': I Ba)) 11 ;56 p. m. 1:32 a. m. 2:85 a. m. 4 :09 a. m. .5:19 a. m. 6:18 a. c;. 6::)» a. m. 7 :28 a. ni. »:1.5 a. tn. -'.er, Ko. Su2. Rcyal Arch Maguns, vt.rh aii Master .Ma.sons are to be ••aeJ, <fn Wt-dnenday evening, March A babv duughter was burn to Mr. anil Mr-. William H. Wnnd of 75 Elli- utt Placf, early Wedninday morn'nft E. V. tialdwin, formerJy of this vil¬ lage, aiitJ a long-time newajjaper writ¬ er, is now editor of the Roo'^evtlt .N'.-WH. Mr. and Mra, Henjamin D. Homan are now resoding in their recently com¬ pleted semi bungalow at 17x Whaiey Street. of Long Island Council No. o-iO, Unit ed Commercial Travelers of America. held on Wa.shington's Birthdajr Eve. at the ElkB' Cljb House, .Mernck Road and Grove Street. "Leave dull care, blue funk* attd freckled worries at home" was the ad¬ vice of tlie dinner committee in an nouncing the date cf this year'a' af¬ fair. That this order was foiJowed out to the la.ut letter was very atpar- eiit, for everyone of the tifty cdd nem¬ bers ard their friends present fuiiy enjoyed themselves and no frown»were visible during the evening. Seated at the gueats' table with John J. Boland, Senior Councilor cf the local Council, wag Joseph Jchr.son. Senior Councilor, and Secretary Kauf¬ man, of JamaiCH Council, II. C. T.. Village President RolancJ .V. Lamb and Tiustee Ernest S. Randall. The dinner was prepated and served C. B- P. Mott V, ,,¦.¦,, - .., .i.l I ,;i (,- under the direction of August Sudman, . .\i . IS? '*ill bold a .Martha Washing- steward cf the Elks' Club, and was as ton *u«.r*r in tbeir lodge rooms. West fine as could be desired. Fnilowing is .Merrirk Road, next Wednesday even the menu: Fr««fori Chapter No. ;iii2, R. A. M., wiM evmter the .Mark and Fast Master Degree neit Wednesday evening, Mmteh €. Tbe tmc-cDd annual beefst>'ak dinner of tr..* f * : iwrtaft Clob of IVlasaajiequa L.:':£-r N>.. -Jl>. F. and A. M., will be brint •; Iisr Hotel Nassau, Long beacli, c« 5*tardaT eveninir, Marcb ly. Fr--*; Tl ChHi'ter No. .'•^02, R. A. W. ¦; J visit Morton Lodge i.t IL-inp- sfmii Best Mondav evening, February 2?. Meicters are to meot at the Free p^rt CJah at 7:4.') and go to Hempstead ir *«lciT.<'biie?. Subject of Sermon*. Serricm. ml tke week and other doincB ia ^k. cliivclle. .md ckmrek —ciotie. The Freeport M. E. Sunday School will serve a hot suf^per in the dining room of the church on Friday, St. Pat- rick'.s Day, March 17, from 6 to >< p. tn. First Church of Christ. Scientist — Services Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Hempstead Rank Building: subject next Sunday, Fetiruary 27. '"('hrist Jesus.'' The L<;yal Sons Clab of the Presby¬ terian Church wiil hold a cake sale in tbe chapel on Saturday afternoon, Feb ruary 2«. at 2:3i>. The proceeds are help nnd fouiid h?r mother standing at to go toward rait'ing the cbaiei fora the hiHd of the stairs, her clothing in gvmnacriuni. Hames. .Mrs Kelly grabbed a rug ard tried tu smother the flames, and The L. C. B. A. of the Chureh of although herself TS'^folly burned Our Holy Redeemer will hold another about thfc face and arms, jiersisted un euchre and pinochle this Friday even¬ ing, Feliruary 25. The pre\ii ',s affair •nd Parties uf Friend. Mrs. F. Marie Vonder Heide was fatally barned in a tire which was ex¬ tinguished with tritlilig loss at the residence of her daughter;- Mr.«. Lew Kelly, at Nassau and Atlantic Ave¬ nues, Sunday evening, and died a few hours later at Nassau Hospital at Min¬ eola. The origin of the fire will probably never be known. .V'rs. V'onoer Heide, after attending to a lire in the kitchen, ciilled to her d&ughter in ;inolher room tbst "he was going upstairs. She had bei 11 gone but a few minutes when Mr:^. Kelly heard her screaming for was so successful peated by retjues:. that it IS to be re The ".5lJ0" I'lub was entertained at the home of Mrs. H. L. Ma.xs'-n. South Long Beaeh Avenue, on Vednesiiay afternoon. Mr. and .Mrs. Sidney V. Giti'-on of Freeport were iniinbers of the winning Matinecock bobsled irt w :.t Hiiiitin;r- ton on Thursday of last week. V G. Walters, who left on January 29 for Isle of Pines (Cuiial. made a flyiig business trip home Tuesday of last week, and left for FinriUa on Sat¬ urday. .Master Herbert Smith, sod of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Smith, of '.'7 Notth Bergen Place, celebrated Ins sixth birthday Tuesday with a nuniber of hi.s little friendi. A Very enjojable time was sfniit in games and refresh ments. .^mong tbose present were. Masters Clyde Randall. Howard Starr, Paul Kelley, Howard Taft, Vincent in our local d.pa br H. E. P. AUCTION OF OLD APl'ARTl S The auction sale of old apparatus was bsld at the old Ever Ready Hose House Saturday afternoon, and drew quite a number from siiriminiiing vil¬ lages. I'he total receipts were $i23.10, the house being sold to Hergcn Ruynor for J16tl, the old steamer lo a .New York party for $47. Koi-.-^cvcit secured the old Bayview (I '.-c ..agon l'or f28, and Lelltuj.-*e paid .¦jtSO for the old hose reel. .-V lot of small unused tooU, io eluding some nld bose unlit for uae,> broUK ht 'he total up to llu- amount mentioned. t'i Seymour Bedell, father in-law School Trustee Cbarlea C. .Moore, cmtined to his home by an attack illness. Mar h 1. : tickets 2-" .•"upper cents. served frnm 6 J. B. Nojwiirthy of Wallace Street is still confined to his home from trou ble with his knee requiring it to be kept in a plaster r«st. .Aitha C-onncil No. 11, Daufjhters of .Atrerioa. wiil hold a benetit perform- aroe at the Crysfral Theatre on Wed- D<e:<<iay tvtning. .March ^, al 7:1.") and receatiep at 9 o'cl< tk. A siiecial feat- ar- ?,rT(HK-tii:n aill be "Her ShattrLd Itlal"" ic four patts and other photo¬ plays; regular admission, 10 cents. A special meoting of the Village Board of Trustees will be held at the village otfice tcnight for tbe purpos*? enifj; of making up the budget for the com¬ ing year. Wiilirm H. Patterson, commander of D, B P. Mott Post No. .327. G. A. K., bas bten contined to his home by « cold and throat trouble for the last two wcf-ks. .^l the neetitig of F'reeport Lodge Nc, •^¦-', I. O. O. F., ne.xt Monday ev- tbe initiattiry dtgree will be tsmitetrei on tivt> candidates, Ernest L. LaBgdon, WiJiiam J. Shady, Stacy H. Woolaey. Francis F. Smith anil Harry Wolfer. A large attendance of th* »<pB>ber« is desired. Light re- frefhaeots • ill follow the work. BolanJ's Gi apine Celery Olives Radishes Consomme Double, with marrow Philadelphia Capor., stutfed Currant Jelly Spinach in Cream Potatoes Parisienne Vanilla Ice Cream Lady Fingers Demi Tasse "Ottina" Cigars During the serving of the courses entertainment was furnished by Healy & Clifford, black-face commedians. and Joseph Me^o humorist and story teller. Music was furnished by Wolf* er's Orchestra. til she was sure the lire on her motb er's clothing was out. Too badly burnej herself to be cf any assi.stance, Mrs. Kelly then ran to the home of a neighbor for hehl. and to send in the Baukney, Nelson Duryea, Junior Sel- The regular services at the Bajitist alarm to the fire dtpartment. R>;- . lers, Junior Cotter, Elwood lialdwin Church on Sunday will bc: Sunday turning at once, accompanied by Mrs. i,„j j'„qi l'^^^^•k ; Misses Uorctliy Smith School at 10 o'clock a. m. ; preaching Ben Mulvey, she found that her moth- service at 11 o'clock a. m. : Rev. G. er's clething was aiiain on fire. Mrs. A. Plain of Valley Stream will preach; Mulvey dragged the then unconscious woman to the foot of the stairs where she was met by firemen answering the alarm, and she was taken to the office of Departnie.,t Surgeon Roncie, where the storm of Thursday night anri com by the I Drs. Runcie. Halpin and Carman ap- Society plied first aid, and then rushed the iii- parlors ; jured woman to Nassau Hospital, where she died within a few hours. It is thought by the faniily that Mrs. VonderHeide's insistence upnn caring for the firss in the boose mny have been the cause of her untimely evening service at 7:KU; sermon by Rev. C. C. S . ith. Thursday evening prayer meeting at 8 o'clock. C. J. Greenleaf, who has cwntribtit- ed several interesting items to the Nassau County Review, subjects relating to tbe ( been seriously ill, hut is now i»pro\ ing. In Cv-Bixfil . . No. 57, Jr. O. U. A. M., ..- e«-tfe.Jat tbeir last meeting, Reekville ' f;^ ClanenceE. Jones Cectre Council No. .-^ll, requested that. sfjeciaUy cn rtie dnmee team of the local Council A. R . has ini:rali a large class for theni in April. It %ss df-cid^YJ to accept tb?8 invita- tt B.. and RockviHe Centre w«s notified to that rflect. Preparation.', for the work will start tbis Fririay evening The birthday social given by the i Drs. Runcie. Halpin and Carman ap- pletely surprised Paul Dickerson Woman's Foreign Missionary Society plied first aid, and then rushed the in- ! his home, Brooklyn and Ocean Ave- in the Freeport M. E. Church parlors ; jured woman to Nassau Hospital, i nues. Domino games were in ordet on Tuesday evening was a very pleas- where she died within a few hours. during tbe evening, after which re ing social afTair. The rooms were Itis thought by the faniily that freshments were served. Those pres very prettily decorated with flags. Mrs. VonderHeide's insistence upnn ent included: Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Re: dings were given by .Miss Clara caring for the firss in the boose mny Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. Gilson H. Ray Gibson and violin solos by Mrs. Green, have been the cause of her untimely nor, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest S. liandail. After the entertainment refreshments end. At one time when caring for the ^ Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Post. Mr. and Long Island Council No. ii5'>, U. C. ^^'* served and a social hour enjoyed. , kitchen iire the fringe on her cuff took , Mrs. .Myron Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. T was organised in 1914 with'a char- fire but Mv. i.'elly extinguished this i Wallace Post, Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. ter list of 14 Since its in«titutior.'tOe The Woman'a Missionary Society of ^ith his biid-i. The most reasonable I Howell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wil- Ccruncil has steadily grown un'il it* «he Presbyterian Churcb will meet in , theory .-<eMr;s that her clothing may ! iJHms, Mr. and Mrs. Millard F. Bond present member-hip numbers 44 The '*'*' '^''"P''' "" VVednesday, March 1, at have caug.it nnd been smoldering and | and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dickerson. 3 p. m. The subjects for tbe month that lying down upon the bed, fully j are "The Church in Japan" and "The dressed, she had immediately fallen j Wants Cheaper Foreigners in America." asleep and been awakened by thei The text word for roll all will be flames, "r-iiedience". The subjects for discus- Funeral services were held from the (^lart rc .\. EcIvmuiIs of Kreeport sion will be "How can we best obey Church of Our Holy Redeemer Wednes i has fileii a coniplaiiit with the Public the command 'Go Ye and make disci- dav and the interr: ent was in Green Tne annual masquerade and civic ball of Hose 1 was held at ilruuklyn Hall .Monday evening, a-. 1 'lie hall was crowded until well into 'Aasliiiigton's Birthday. Ibe following wire the prize winners : Best lady's costume, Miss Elii:abelh Blitz, Scotch lassie; K'cuiid, Miss .\lMta Biesel. scbool girl. Lady's most uni(]ue, tirst Mrs. West- , ry I '^^'Ji "sHiiitarv plumbing;" second, nnd Winifred, Eunice and Evelyn ^jf, H-nson Smith, Aunt Jemimii. I)ui>ea, Mrs. Talt. Mrs. Cotter, Mrs. Q^„i'g i.^at, first, Winston Raynor, Peck. Mra. Baukney. Mrs. Duryea and Colonialcostume; second, Edward Hall. cowboy. Gent's most unique, Dominick Ferrara, policeman; second, Alfred Holingbroke, jester. Judges, Chester A. Fulton, Joseph Brenner, Howard Peargall. It took eome time to decide the prize waltz, the prizes for whicii were two gold pieces, Miss Lena Kichard of Lin¬ denhurst and Theodore ."^Jeuiidor.'er be¬ ing the winners. Judges. Archer B. Wallace, ('harles Egan and XL E. Pear¬ sall. Mts. Sellers. The None Sueh Domino Club braved present officers are: Senior Councilor. e<-mmunication to Fre«port J°^"',^- ^o'»"'^: J""''"''^"""•^''o''- •"'«¦'- Father Hoyle of Hempftead has tjt^n confined to Ius bed from aevere strarns "b^o the floor teams will be organized, to his liack and side as the result of >lor-r.^ri are requested to be preaent two falls of ice storjps. He has i»uf- ¦»" ^'^kt rebeamals may start at once. fered cinsideralile, pavn but is sljwlv _. , ^, ;. " . ... , ' Tbe aonaaJ electton of ofhcers of improving. _____ ' Fr-eport Uidgr No. 12r)S, B. P.O. E., Ernest L. Langdon. son of Da^^isor !;''¦"=* *»''<^'V^he CInb House next Langdon. ot 77 Smith Street. wtK, wa. Tliursdav er^-tiing, March 2. Tne fol- appointed a cowt offtL'er at the Mine- .'"«==? »>^*' t>^" nominated for the ola Court House by SherifT Steptien P. ^^"'<•«»*•»<>• ^: Kxaltrd Ruler, George | Pettit ut a salary of 11200 a year ha. -V"''.'" !-*¦»>: esteemed leadir>g knight, started in on his new duties. f^^^"'**'' ^ ^^ """i^'^i, «*'*'«'"«'' '"y' — ivnipbt, Dcn%ld McDonald; esteemed Kussell S. Randall, soti of Village Ie<ft«riop anight, Roy D. Pearsall; A. i Trustee Ernest S. Randall, has secured J«**l* Harding; secretary, Sylvester a position in the oflices of Dav.s Dor- rest S. Dunbar; sfcre;ary and treasur conductor. .Al¬ bin N. Johnson; page, Walter M. Nichol-a; sentinel, Dr. Georg" A. H Smith; paat senior councilors. J. Huy ler Ellison, E. H. de Guiscard and t. A. Spiegel; executive committee. Wil¬ liam E. McGahy, John C. Knaup. Ed¬ ward A. Spiegel and E. H. de Guis¬ card. The committee who hid charge of tho arrangements consisted of £. .^. Spiegel, chairman, assisted by Walter M. Nichols, Albin N George A. H. Smith, Forrest bar and E. H. de Guiscard. Telephone Service p'es of aM the Nations.' " All women of the church are most cordially welcome at these meetings. Obituary John M cus Burr, Burr, son of the late Mar- a prominent Presbyterian clergyman, died February 19 at his lesidence in Norwnlk. Conn. .Mr. Burr was a native of Freeport. land & t^o., 186 William Street, New York City, one of the largest insur¬ ance firms in New York City. P. Si>*«; treasurer, ErnestS. Randall;' t«;et. ^Hjon Mayer; trustee, Stephen [ P. F«ttit; delegate to Q.-and Lodge Hot Supper at Episcopal Church The Ladies' Guild of the Kpiscopal Church of the Tiansfiguration will Johnson, Dr. aerve one of their good hot suppers Dun- in the basement of the churcii ti- roorrow ISaturday i evening, beginning at ii:3(i The price will be 35 rents. Ihis is in place of the advertised pr'.gressive dinner for the same even¬ ing, beginning at the home of Mrs. Ge<:rge W. Westcott. 120 Norih Ber g~n Place, and whieh is postponed un¬ til the weather conditions are more favorable. .Aotre\ Pettit; Hi(>. alt-ernate, Franklin G. The editor of the Review has not yet returned to his desk, although he is now able to keep in touch with a part of his work thr<jugb the tele¬ phone, kindly placed by the Telephone Company. It will probably be-sevet- al weeks before he can return to busi¬ ness. Mrs. John D. (iunning of 120 South Bayview Avenue, waa among those who were victims of the bad walking conditions on Sunday, when a thin lay¬ er of snow covered the icy sidewalks. While on her way home from churcb she fell and badly strained several lig¬ aments of her knee, bat prompt treat¬ ment was given and no serious results are now anticipated. Lent Comes Late This Year Lent this year does not begin until March «. This is the latfst Asn Wed¬ nesday in years, Eaater Sunday, 191*;. is on April 23, and Ascension Thurs day is .lune 1. Laat year Ash Wed¬ nesday occurred on February 17 and Eaater Sunday on April 4. Within the lasl few years the only time Ash Wednesday has fallen nearly so late as in 1916 was in 1911, when it came on March 1. Easter Sunday is the lirst Sunday ufter tbe first full moon (or more ac¬ curately after the lirst fjurtenth day of the Mioon) following Marcb 21. The earliest possible date of Easter is March 22, the latest April 2.^. Hourtee^n Years Ago (Iifiii> ot iDUTesi frouTtlii- Keview ti.le> t<'ii!ti-<-ii yours ago this wi-ek i (iround broken for new front 'which Schloss Bros, will add to the bnildin»f they recently purchaseil from George P. Conklin. Candidates of Peoples' Party—Presi¬ dent. James Dean; trustees, John Hol¬ loway and Daniel Morrison; treasurer. G. .\. Baldwin; collector, E. A. Dorlon. Marriage of Miss Eflie Mae Green to Charles F. Klossner at residence of Lewis H. RosSr '"' ' m "Dollar for Dollar in Prescriptions" is the claim Plump, the Arcade phai- macist, back^ up in his prescriptinn department. AaT«rUa«D«at Mrs. C P. Kelsey entertained the metnbers of the Eastern Star Chapter s«50(s to be organized in Freeport, at her heme. 67 Archer Street, Saturday ev^niuqp. .A. G. Hardie entertained with piaoo selections, and Mrs. Es- wimd Stiles and Mrs Arthur White botis* with vocal selecthons. ^rs. Ida Arooid. in .Martha Washington cos- turn*, entertained with incidents in tbe Masonic career of George Wash infftoa. Judgu Clinton M. Flint was Uncle Sam, collecting and selling the Vak^lirn? mail. The heart and cupid eatanslenoent caused moch amuse¬ ment. .At the conclusion of the games, refreshments were served The next meeting will he held at the home of Mrs. Hi^ward Pearsall, 64 South Main Street, on Monday. February 28, at 1 p. m. sharp. Those present Saturday eveoiog were: Mr. and Mrs. Freil Howell. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton M. Flint, Mr. ard .Mrs. Forrest Dunbar, Mr. and Mrs .Arihur Wi iteliouse, Mr. and Mrs. -A. G Hardie, Mr. and .Mrs. Arnold, .M-"^. Esmond Stiles, Mrs. Alfred Hut- t. .-.. Mrs. Frederick Plump, Mrs. Gor¬ don Lindsay, Mrs. Adam Schonmann, Vr. and Mrs. C. P. Kelsey; Mess's. Waller and Frank Price. bp:rgen r. carma'<; Bergen R. Carman, a native of Fret- j port, and for the past thirty-six sears I a resident of Heinpstead. died Sunday '¦ at his homo on Felton Avenae. tbat , village. Funeral services were held i Thursday afternoon, and the interment I was in Greenfield Cemetery. : MISS lANTHA HAR-T Miss lantha Clarke Hart, age -»¦>. of I'375 Stuyvesant Avenue. Brooklyn, I daughter of the late Richard T. Hart. idled Monday at a Brooklyn Hospital. i Funeral serv.'ces were held Wednesdav Did Not Insult Stars and Stripes bebruary 24. 1916. FIditor of Nassau County Review, Freeport, N. Y. Dear Sir:— Late'y I have hear! ctrtain rumors to the effect that about Christmas time, in a saloon in Freepoit, I tore down an American flag, crumpled it up and tramped upon it. saying "That rag is no good," and that a certain by-stander present then bumped my , ' Servici ijommission. Second District, : at Albany, N. Y.. against the .New ¦ Yjrk lelephone Company, aa toclitir^r- PS for telephone service in Nassau County and between suid county nnd the Greater City of New \ork. Mr. ' Eh\ards claiim that the rates bttween New York City and ^County are "unfair. unrcBjrinablu and i (iiscrimiiiB'.ing." and that the rates churgi^d bitween the difT-Tcnt villHgfs i in t^e county nre not uniform. He ¦cites that the rate chargfd betivecn Fur llockaway and Brooklyn, which inciuiies Inwood, Lawrence and (Jedar- I huist is five cents lor a subscriber and ten cents at a pay station, while from Frtei.ort, six miles further, the cbarge 18 twtinty cents for a subscriber and twenty live Cents for a public call. [1 is '-Ieo claira d tha'. the charge lietv.ien Kniejiort and (uirden City, whicii includes Mineola in that cen¬ tral, 's fifte.ii cents to the public, ul¬ though tli.-¦Il'^tanje between centrals is bu. five and a half miles. It 13 argue' lliat the fair rate of evening. Rev. D. A. Jordan, retired ^^*'^ against the bead ot a man stand- pastor of the Freeport M. E. Cnurch. officiating; interment at .Amityville. Miss Hart resided most of each year ing alongside of me, who was supposed to be of German descent. Some of the acquaintances of my w ith her family on South Ocean .Ave- -VHlng son bave told bim that 1 did this nue, Freepoit, and was an active roem- 'hinjf. ber of the M. E. Church here, where she was beloved by all with whom she was associated. She is survived by her mother. Mrs. f'harlotte L. Hart, a brother. Richard William, and a sister, .Mrs. Rosetta Ketcham. Boy Scouts Active Herman Gissell has received his commiasion as Scoutmaster over Free- port Troop No. 2, Boy Scouts of Aroer- icd, from the National Council of the Boy Scouts, and has assumed control. Troop 2 now haa a membe'sbip cf fif- teen as follows: Herman 'Jissel, PATCHOGIE ELKS WIN BOWLING Scoutmaster; Karl Kemp, assistant 1.UNTEST FROM FREEPORT scoutmaster; Leigh Lake, patrol lead- bJJn a ^ Tftr tHiwlinp alleys of Freeport er; Alfred Lent, treasurer; Harold l.^.;i:e Nti 12)*j', B. P. 0. H.. w-re the Ashdown, Kenneth Ashdown. KneelaiM) .-c<-5f cf a ihrtepiime contest between .Ashdown, Harrison Johnson, Philip th»» total lodge and a term from the Loux, David Siegel, Rayn:ond Taylor, PaCcbofoe Lotige Washington's Birth- i Charles TrubenbacK, Richard Van liay Eve. At the end of the contest Wicklen, Harry Pettit. John Kidder, tb- vi*?f rs we.e winners liy two Thomas C^uthbert. gotnejtoc.n., Tiic ssco:id gamo of All th the series ; roved the must exciting of first examiiiation^Hnd are registered. Ihe evtning, lor up until the last ball Any boy wishing to join shoultl attend In a Brooklyn paper, in large head¬ lines, under the title "Flag Defamed in Freeport," appears an account of a certain Freeport merchant who is al¬ leged to have recently, in a fit of an¬ ger, grabbed a package of food product and torn off the flag covering the same, saying as he did so, "What do 1 care about America'."' and that thereupon the salesman who was try¬ ing to obtain an orde.- from the mer¬ chant, Iiromptly knock, d the merchant down. This incident is alsj attributed to me. I have been in busice.s m Freeport for 16 years, and although born in Germany. I have for tne past 2.t years sident of the Ir.ited States and am a naturalized .Aourlcan citi len. The aforesaid reports are absolutely untrue. I have ntvc-r otfered any in suit to the tlag of my adopted country. On Washington's Birthday, in my field Cemetery. Freeport Oun Club Organized On VVasbington's Birtiiday l-'reeport followed the policy of preparodness 'ly organizing tbe Freeport Gun Club with the following oflicers and com¬ mittees: President, Cornelius A Van Rees; vice president, .Montgomery N. .Milbank ; secretary, h'rank P. Alcorn; treasurer, (Jharles *.'. Winston; direct¬ ors, Albin N. Johnson, J. E. Van Nos¬ trand, Raymond ('uniiis; tournament committee, Fletcner C. Willis, chair man; George K. Chei.ey, Peter J. Van Rees, John li. .Mack: house commit tee, John A. Cavo, chairman; Richard Van Rees, Olijier E U. Reyncl'isf prize committee, CliarUs (.'. Winston; wardwt, Henry Ellison. It WHS decided to keep the list of charter members open /or one month , and during that time to charge a nom- j inal initiation fee, and to institute aj,,,,, ,„ Brooklyn from Freepori should polley whereby no dues will be charged I ^^ (if^.p. ^..^Is for the public and ten but each member as he enjoys th" ad- ..ents for « subscriber, and from Free- vantages of the Club will be charged a , p^rt to (iarden City central, inclu iing reasonable marcin over the cost to de Mineola, should not exceed ten cents fray expenses, Tbe president and vice I f^j the public, a,,d five i-ents for a sub- president made generous gifts toward | scriber. the equipment. Already an offer has] ¦ been received by a good sportsman to erect a club house on the Meadows near Freeport River, and south of Freeport village, as soon as the quar¬ ters already secured are not large enough. The Club will arrange for practice, regular and tournament matches on Saturdays, holidays and other occa sions in clay pigeon shooting, target shooting and similar sports, as well as seasonable excursions for duck and other game shooting. Much fav¬ orable comment has already been heard in favor of such a club. On this day a fifty roundelay pigeon contest was very much enjoyed Oy the boys, with the following result: Ray- ; mond P. Combs 40, Genrge B. Pater- ' son »9, Richard Van Rees 35, M. - N. Milbank and 0. E. U.Reynold.-i 29 each, (Cornelius Van Rees 26 George | K (Cheney 24. with the rest trailing close behind. Fletcher C. Willis showed his old-time skill in picking ' off 21 out of 21"). Some interesting I Freeport Has Skilled Wireless Operators 'fill' jjrcparcdness and skill of tho 26,OiUl licensed amateur wireless oper¬ ators in the United States was put to a ti'st Monday nigh' '.vlien a message Hlipic)|iriate to V. asliingtim'. I'irthday V. lis sent out by William XL l.irvvin, at licensed station 9.\E, at llavi iipm t, Liwa, for tra:isinissi(in tbrougiiout iiu cuunlry. The message, which was despatcheil at 11 p. m. Central time, 12:00 E at- ern time, was iiitelided to be picked up by all stations within DOo miles of •liaiged Unvcnpoit and relayed in every direc- .%a8say ^-^^^^^ ^-^^^ trans.nission to the (invernors (if eaen atait; an'l tbe .Mayors of the principal citiei'. v .Atl;J.'i ft. m., Ftlituary 22, oiiti hiur and thirty five minutes after tbe nii'>shge hau bee ; sent out from |1b\' enjiort, it was received in Frteport mid tbe message received here was identical witb that contained in the daliv papers Davenport is approxi¬ mately ]i|oo niiles from New York, and the ttnio of the fsilest train/' be¬ tween these two points is .17 h'^HtS, The message as reci-ived at Freepoit was: Received at Freeiiort, N. Y., 1 :3b H. m.. februarv '2'2. 19|il. ¦'Dciiiiicracy re(piir>js it.-iii :i people who gnvirn and elticnt.' tbemselveH should be so armed and disciplined Ihat fhey can protect tnemselves," Col. Mickolson, U. S. A. The name of the Freeport operator receiving tbis rrkessage is withheld bs request. Will Open Factory ill Freeport Contract bas been signed and work will soon be started on remodeling the old Gere building, on North Main Street, to be occupied as a factory by Shebar <fC- Klein, dress goods manufac¬ turers, of Seigel Street. Brooklyn. The entire hrst floor of the building will be occupied by this concern, which has a factory at the above address, and at the start 60 sewing machines will be installed, run by electric mot¬ or. This will provide employment for a number of girls from this section. Only a small pari of this company's business will be transferred to Free- port at the start, but it is quite prob¬ able that if the venture proves sue-, cessful, eventually their entire busi¬ ness will be traiieferred here and a factory opened, giving empl'iymenl to hundreds of people. Better Indemnity Insurance for Village? By request, a representative of the Travelers Inaurance Oimpany, Mr. F'iery, was present at tbe meeting of the Village Board of Trustees last Thuriday afternoon to consider a gen¬ eral indernnily insurance. The argu¬ ment in favor of insuring with a priv¬ ate company as against the State, which seemed to have inost weight with tbe Board, wat thc^ staiement that the State Fund was not allowed by law to defend cases under ttie com mon law, where a private co'opany could and would do so, i. e., tbat in case of an injury while a workman mig' t be satisfied witb the settli-rnent, there was n 'tbing to hinder his rela¬ tives from suing and recovering dam¬ age" for los-i of services, and the pres ent law would not alio* the State in¬ surance to defend the case, which musl be done by the village, whil« tbe priv¬ ate compBiiit H agreed in their poiiry to defend all cases under tbe common law as iinilcr Ihi' liability law. It I.s quite probable the in'Orancc will be cjangB 1 inniii its expiration. was relied the outcome was in doubt. After li>e iast ball was rolled and the totais r.giired up, it was found that Freepert had won by two points. The Kiwling team ot No. 125.'? will be entertained by the Patchogue Lodge next Jlonday evening, when an attempt ¦ ill be made to change the result. Tb« acores in Monday night's games follow: Siquet F'urman S. Bishop Doaal Shear ehke PATCHOGUE 167 187 157 178 a 153 180 145 143 148 118 7^4 Try my special box of cut flowers, 15c for the weekend. C. R. Ankers. florist. Rockville Centre, L. I. Tele- 79i phone connectinn; delivery anywhere. t-m.-rDi^DT AdrartlaMMot FREEPORT Dolan 146 15 > Bring your prescriptions to Sinith & Ro)" Pearaall IBO 12-'j Bedell, where they will be compound- Mathia* 153 174 «d from fresh, lull strength drugs and Staals 124 169 with precise care which every pre- Dunker 169 12b tcriptiim should have. — Advertiammi Tt-ti!~ 782 736 , , , . stole wind<iw I had a large portrait of members have passed the i^^, celebrated American, George Washington, displayed, draped with an American Hag, which I respect, and to which I bave sworn allegiance. I wish tu give fair warning that I shall prosecute any pers.m who circu¬ lates slanderous and actionable reports concerning roe or my business. I believe I enjoy the respect and es- „ r. . mi. - teem of the law-abiding citizens of i)tOp Sunday iVlOVieS Freeport, at least I have endeavored -At a meeting of the Federation of always to merit soch. Men's Church Clubs ..f the Town of Your.* vtry truly. Hempitead held at the Presbyterian Fred W Conrader. 166 Church Sunday afternoon, a resolution (We are glad Mr. Conrader has de- 151 *** passed requesting the Village denied these malicious rumors so em- 147 Board of Trustees to revoke the li- phaticaliy.--Ed.) 145 cense of the moving picture theatre in pictures were taken and a feed ended LadieS SuC'CeSSful »""" ""''"'^ ' at Freeport Club Thirty one lablei» were iii play al Candidates for the Bridge and "500" held at tht Villajje Office ^^t^epon ciub last Friday eveninK on- Qettinit SljTners , , uer the auspices of the "lady mem- . the meetings which are held each Thorsda? evening in the barn of Ed¬ ward Rice on Brooklyn .Avenue, be¬ tween Bergen Place and Wallace Street. Demand Action to The candidates so far for the Vi|. lage Election to be held March 21 are: Peoidit's Party —For President, Ern est S. Randall; for trustees, John Mahnken and Franklin Bedell; for treasurer, S. Dimon Smith; for col- lec'.or, D, Frank Seanisn. Citizens' Party—President, Albin N. Johnson; trustees, Frank Smith and Fred S. Howell; treasurer, S. Dimon Smith; collector, D. Frank Sea¬ man. Independent nominatioijs — For trua¬ tee, Charles A. Sigmond ; for collector, George Dutel. spi b'rs" of t'iC Club. The committee of , ladies who had this in charge were ap- ' pointed by the Club's Entertainment .Comniitlee to assist Ihem, and consist . ed of .Mrs. J. A. Sutphin, chairman; Mrs Mack, Mrs. Knobel. Mrs. C. M. Hart. Mrs. C. I . Corby and Mrs. Her- , bert Bacon. This was the first card party given^ the ladies, and they 'are much gratified at its success. A [¦imilar affair will be held in the near ' future^ to Petitions Former Fretport 162 771 109 Freeoort giving Sunday shows, and Pr«»i»rwirt Cliih'c thus force the locnl theatre man into »^recP"rl WIUD S. Annual Dmner Movies for Baseball Team The performance at the Crystal The¬ atre on Thursday. March 2, afternoon and evening, will be for the benefit of Qirl OetS Bonus "'^ Freeport Athletic Association, which is seeking funds to place The following item from the Ami¬ tvville Record will be of intereat to the Freepct friends of Misi Corwin: •'.Miss Fthel M. Corwin, day operat¬ or 'n 'the Amityville telephone ex- Signeis are luing obtained to the various petitions nomiiiating candi¬ dates for village office for tbe election to be held March 21. Ontbe petition nominating Albin N. Johnson for President and with Frank .M. Smith and Fred S. Howell for TriiHti-'S, the committe to fill va¬ cancies consists of William H. Grace, D. Weslev Pine, Pitman Ii. Combs, Arthur Deagon, John D Gunning. Frank E. Pitcher, John S. Sumner, Robert H. Hunt, Henry L. Hill, Clar¬ ence B Williams, B. Frank Post, John A. Cavo, Montgomery N. Milbank, George B. Paterson, Forrest S. Dun¬ bar, Thomas H. (Cleverley, James A. Sutphin, Charles C. Winston, Benji the courts This action followed an addreas by Ttaeuannual dinner of the .-preeptirt Rev. Dr. William Sheafe Chase on Club will be held next Tuesday even- •'Sunday Mojing Pictures and the Fed- mg, February 29. This dinner is al 166 eral Regulation of Moving Pictures." ways a big get together aflfair with ' change, has completed her tenth year 145 who declared that the courts had held the Club members, and this year will of continuous service. She received 162 that » show on the screen had been be no exception. Howard's colored this week a check for $l(Ki. the third 132 interpreted by ,tbrf courts as a drama ort^hestra of six pieces, wbich has ; bonus of that amount which tbe com — and that the law specifically forbade a furnished the music for two years , pany has paid her in accordance with Tel. 398' 714 dramatic performance on a Sunday. past, has been engaged again this year I its profit sharing pian " strong baseball <etm in the field for 7>'" f'*""- ''O"*" Verbeeck and George Freeport again this Sjummer. Lsst Summer wis the beat baseball season for Freeport in several years amJ^ the bo>s are entitled to y^ur support again this year. Buy good coal at the right price. Freeport Coal Co.. 6J9 S. Main St.; Aclvprtliiemi»nt J. Harrison. The petition naming LVnest S. Ran¬ dall for President and John H. Mahn¬ ken and Franklin Bedell for Trustees is also in circulation. Mr. Randall was on a b minesi trip fo Utica yes¬ terday and we were unable to get the name* of his committee. More Freeport Newi on Pa^e 8 ^.^R^^:^^-;^>^fldlEaK:«
|Title||Nassau County Review 19160225|
|Title||Nassau County Review 19160225|
Nassau County Review
FREEPORT. N. Y., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25. 1916
Vol. XX, No. 8
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