Jules Olivier sings a song
sinraacrrEMDENT dressel Presented Wit A a. Gold Chain sued Cksru fcy tke Eiflsaad Line ; , ' Employee. Superintendent H. J. Dressel. of the tract io a company lines, was tendered a pleasant surprise by the employes of the Esplanade lines on New Year's day.- day.- He waa inveigled Into the barn oa Esplanade street In the afternoon of Jan. 1, and there found a committee of the employee awaiting - him. It looked like If they were about to demand higher ralariee or register some complaint, but he boldly advanced to them, and politely aaked them what was the trouble. Forthwith Achille Blals. who waa the chairman of the presentation committee, proceeded, to deliver an address in which he extolled the many good qualities of the superintendent superintendent and expressed the good feelings of the employes . towards him. Aa he concluded he presented Mr. Dressel with a handsome gold chait and locket, on which waa Inscribed, "H. J; Dressel, from the . employes of the Esplanade line, Jan. 1, 1896. Mr. Dressel responded responded feelingly, and said that as long as the men did their duty they would find In bim a true friend and protector. Jules Olivier saug a eong and then Foreman Jacquet uncovered the punch bowl, from which alt present enjoyed copious libations libations of eggnog. The presentation committee waa composed composed of John Jacquet, Achilla Blals, Paul Blsot, Hubert Gerard, Jules Olivier, Ed Hunt and Henry L. Merard. Baby "Brice"1 was presented ' with a pretty little gold pin.