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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CONCERT. Lanes' Excelsior Concert Company gave an enter tainment last ovenlug In tho First Baptist Church, corner of Piorrepont and Clinton streets. There was a very largo audienco, which frequently manifested its appreciation of the excellent performance by burets of applause. Tho proceedings began with a selected over - ure by tho Lamberts, which waa really a fmo porfortu - anco. Mr. John C. w. Smith, tho well Known elocu tionist, recited In a vory happy manner Waller's "Span - Ish Duel." Mifi3 Lizzie Lambert Hang very owcetly Claribol's "I Have no Homo." Mark Twain himself could do no bettor than Mr. John Lane, who recited tho groat humorist's "Frltr Tukea a Cold," aud the audience heartily appreciated the effort. Those prod - igloa, tho Lambort ohildron, agreeably surprised thfl audienco by tholr violin soloe and duets, "Carnival of Venice," Paganini, and "Blue Bells of Scotland," Burns. Mr. John C. W. Smith impersonated "Tho School boy," ond tho Lambert children engaged ba a dialogue by FroBt, "Lena's Birthday." Part second was introduced by a piano solo by Miss Addlo C. Wooda, Gottscbalk'a "Marcho do Nult," A soprano eolo, "When the Tido Couios in," Millard, by Miss Edith Watrous; a reading, MoCuUum'B "Tho Water Mill," by Mr. Johu C. W. Smith ; a recital, 'Paddy's Courting," Eaton, by Mr. John Lane, and a soprano Bolo by Miss Edith Watrous, Sullivan's "My Dearest Heart," were the remaining numbers of the entertainment. entertainment. The affair waa well gotten up, aud It was heartily appreciated by thoao who listened to it. STEPHEN M. ORI8WOLD ASSOCIATION BALL. The sacond annual ball of the Stephen SI. Griswold Association, named after tho ex - Alderman of the Eleveuth Ward, took placo on Thanksgiving evo, in the Assembly Rooms, at the Academy of .Music. It waa a brilliant and successful affair, and while one of tho most select was ono of the moat social gatherings of the eoason. In spite of tho almost ondless attractions else where, tho attendance waa larger than waa anticipated, and whon tho ball was ot Its height there wore at least two hundred couples on tho floor. Tho fine room waa handsomely decorated for tho ocoasion with flags, bunting bunting and flowers, and nover looked to bettor advantage. At either end of tho room, the words "Griswold" and Welcome" ehono in radiant gas jets, producing a very pleasing effect. Tho music was furnished by Dod - worth's orchestra, eo that In thla important feature. likewise, everything that was possible was dono to make tho ball first clasa in every respect. Tho guests began to arrivo at 9:30 o'clock, but it was fully an hour after that timo when the ball began with tho Grand Entree" of Dodworth, dedicated to tha Griswold Association. Tho toilets of the ladles fairly bewildering in tho variety of stylo and color, but thero was not one conspicuous for bad tasto. Not only wore tho dresses pretty but the faces of their fair wearers wero so likewise, and in this respect tha Griswold Association have reason to feel proud. Following the grand inarch camo tno landers, and this was succeeded by a waltz, and then almost without a breathing spoil twolv other pieces wore executed. executed. Inspltoof tho large attendance there waa no' overcrowding on the floor, and the best order as preserved preserved tbroughont. Tho intermission did not tako plaeo tilt after midnight, whon a fine eupper vraa eorved in tha adjoining room, Whon It bad beeD done full Jnsiioe to, dancing was remmcd and kept up for two hoars: more. All through tho night not a single incident incident ocourred whicli could ocoasion any regret. Among those present wero ox - Alderman Griswold and wife, Senator - elect Frederick A. Sehroeder, Goncral Jourdan, 1. 11. Kcxr, wifo and daughter, A. A. Avlla and lady, R. B. Sedgwick and lady, W. U. Bartow and lady, H. A. Ashwell and lady, G. A. Marble and lady, Peter Beam and lady, J. J. Schlussor and Bister, ox - Sheriff Daggett, C. A. Hunter and wife, H. J. liatcb - ott and wife, Isaac Nelll and lady, J". H. Jenkins, wifo and daughter, D. Hughes and lady, D. Primlloand li'Jy, R. Plerman and lady, B. F. Adams and lady. W. Stewart Stewart and lady, F. Kammoror and wifo, C. A. Myor and lady, Georgo Bcilby and wifo, E. Royuolds and lady, B. H. Hopkins and lady, M. Dady and lady, A. I. Wheeler and lady, Wm. Brown and lady, F. A. Stenson and wife, J. PotoKon (ytd. lady. J, 3, Wrisbt ana lady, A, A,

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle28 Nov 1879, FriPage 2

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)28 Nov 1879, FriPage 2
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