The Brooklyn Citizen from Brooklyn, New York on May 6, 1911 · 12
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IUEBROOKLYX CITIZEN. SAT ITU) AW MAY 0. . 11)11'. pm blS' ATHLETIC SPORTS. WILL BE HELD IN PARKS BROOKLYN GAELIC SOCIETY Will Hold Feia Agna Rlnnce at the Imperial. Tile Brooklyn Gaelic Society will I10I4 its Feis Agus Rinnce on Saturday evening, May 27, in the large ballroom at the Imperial, Fulton street and Red Hook Lane. A high class programme has been prepared, and several unique features are to be introdued. An exhibition eight-band feel is to lie dnifjed by expert members of the Gaelic 1-eague. the traditional Irish step dances, hornpipe, double jig. reel slip jig are to be performed by the noted exponent, Joseph Kenny, gold medalist, of the New York Ihilo-Celtic Society, and John M11I-ciiliy. Oireachta'g prize winner. Professor Joseph OBrien will lie musical director. Tlie members are disposing of tickets in large numbers, aud financial success is assured. -The -arrangement rommtP lee includes Messrs. Charles Murphy, J. F. Bennett. Patrick Jones, the Misses M. .7. Itiordan and B. M. Egan, Messrs. Edward F. Owens. Eugene B. O'Toole, Patrick Whalen, Michael O'Reilly. BUSINESS IMPROVED. First Indications of a Revival in Beal Estate Activity Shown, - At the office of the Title Guarantee and Trus( Company yesterday it was said tlint both mortgage and title business have shown a marked improvement during the month uf April. This 'is grati-fjing to real estate interests, as the title companies probably feel the first indication of a revival in real estate activity. The company finds no difficulty in disposing nf all the good-mortgages that it can get. The continued - demand for mortgage investments, especially foi small investors who seem to lie new to the field, indicates that many people who formerly dabbled ill Wall street have turned to mortgages ns a safer place for their money. The tendency toward mortgages will undoubtedly result in a lower iuterest rate as soon as the decrease in the cost of living, of which there is already some indication, enables investors to accept a smaller return for their money. BIT. -Their Branch of P. S. A. L ' Will Conduct Them. Resolutions Adopted Commending the Company. AT PROSPECT PARK TUESDAY PRES. LEVI READS A REPORT Event. Will Coniist in Main of . and. Folk Panclnfc on the Green Work of League Hai Proven Beneficial. Says B. R. T. Flan Will Eventually Ps-e Tide Interborougb transit Jox Queens, Richmond nnd Bronx ns Well ns Brooklyn nnd Manhattan V ' A ; 'r The Girls Branch of the Public ...Schools Athletic League will hold a series of games and folk" dancing on three days this month. Thq days and places follow: ' Prospect Park, May 9 in case of rain (May 12 on the long meadow, at 4:3( p. m.; Central Paik, May 16 in ease oi : rain, Mny 19-the green west of the Mall Tnnd opposite the West Sixty-sixth street entrance, at 4:.'!0 p. m.: Stateu Island, c May 23 in ease of vain. May 20 Fair-View, residence of the President of the Borough of Richmond, at 430 p. m. .. The Public Schools Athletic League was formed to provide after-school exercises for pupils in the public schools of a more extended and in some cases more .-vigorous form than can be given during ..the school programme to the large num-bers that have to be accommodated in a gin A 11 space. The league has organized vand directed such athletic procedure on . school property, and where this gave ra- adequate space, has secured larger areas, -such as armories for indoor exercise and athletic fields for outdoor work. v For dealing with athletics for girls a separate organisation called the (.iris' "V Branch of the Public Schools Athletic .. League was organised in 1908. .This branch is officered by women and. like the boys organisation, includes among , its-officials and onits board of directors many who are and many who are not ' - officially connected with the Board of f Education. The organisation is in part 1 supported bv ' voluntary contributions. Some of its executive staff are connected " officially with the school system. 1 The health-giving qualities of these games, walks and folk dancing for the girls of Part II. high schools need not, . in view of the park fete, be enlarged upon. But such outdoor exercise, vigor- ous, graceful and beneficial, should be ; encouraged when given in a normal. law- abiding manner, say the league officials. ANNIVERSARY EVENT! Many Trienda Kelp Adolph Kain and B. Weniel Celebrate. The first anniversary of the successor-ship of Adolph Kain and R. 5 enzel to Henry Holterman, of the Myrtle Palace, Broadway and Myrtle avenue, occurred last Monday evening. Over two thousand friends of the above named successful business men assembled duping the afternoon and evening, aud literally showered congratulations on them from all quarters. Many handsome ' floral offerings were received, particularly a large horseshoe, composed of American Beauty roses, pinks and other fragrant flowers, which was presented in a neat speech by Prof. W. E. Wengen. of AVood-t haven. An orchestra of about fifteen mu sicinns discoursed many operatic and pop- ular gems of the times both afternoon and evening. This affuir was considered one of the most successful ever held in the section " and reflects credit on John KHers and Louis B. Richards. ORPHANS TO SEE DREAMLAND Benjamin Briscoe Will Fay for Luncheon for Five Thousand. Beniamin Briscoe, president of the Uqited States Motor Company, yesterday offered to bear the expenses of a luncheon at Dreamland, Coney Island, for the 6,000 orphans who will participate ' in the annual outing of Orphans Ayto-mobile Day Association on June T. In a letter to Colonel K. C. Pardee, president of the association, and manager of the United Motor New lork Company. Mr. Briscoe made known his desire to provide the luncheon, without limit as to number of children or any other qualification. The offer was immediately accepted. and a vote of thanks was extended to Mr. Briscoe. The event this season will be the sev-' enth annual onting for the orphans of New York. Ycst by year the charity grew in magnitude, until last year's outing involved 4,700 children. This year several hundred more will be provided for. The association asks charitable t-itizens to loan ears, or to hire ears and loan them, and in many cases cash has been given to the association to hire motor vehicles of one kind or another. Last year the officials could not provide for all who wanted to go. As in previous years, the orphans will he the guests of Dreamland, where following the luncheon by Mr. Briscoe, the amusements and concessions will be thrown open to them. Orphans outings have spread through-vout the country in the last few years, and in every large city they have be-rome fixtures on the motoring calendar. " All. however, grew out of an incident that occurred in the spring of 1903 when a party of New York motorists drove to MacCoomb'g Dam Bridge. to greet Tom Fetch on his arrival in New York after crossing the continent in an automobile. AVhile waiting for Fetch to come, they observed forty or fifty little girls playing in a parjf. They decided that they would take the children for a ride, and on that day they planted the seed which has grown to a country-wide charity. It is Impossible to imagine the joy these outings bring to the orphans whrn they are given a long ride, a good dinner and an unrestrained frolic in a great amusement park." said Mr. Briscoe. "It doea one good to see so many hearts gladdened in this manner, and its importance enn only be judged by seeing the delight it brings to the unfortunate Ittle ones. CHURCH HOME EXTENSION. Methodists Will Break Ground for Flue New Building, The Brooklyn Methodist Episcopal Church IIoiiHy will break ground for its fne proposed extension on its site, cor-, ner of Park place and New York avenue, with most interesting ceremonies,, on Thursday afternoon. May il, at 4 o'clock. Addresses will be made bv Commissioner nf Public Works Lewis H. Pounds, and the Rev. Lynn H. Hough, Ph. D., pastor of Snmmerfield Church. It is hoped that all the Methodist and other frienda of , the "Home .will be present. . Fifty thonsand dollars pf the $125,000 neeesssry for the cost of the extension liss already been raised, and the Rev. fir. A. 'W. Byrt. secretary of the ways and means committee, is laying plans for the ratting of the remaining amount, t TOPICS OF MUSEUM NEWS Concluding Issne for Season Has Many Interesting Articles. The com lulling issue of the "Museum News for the season contains many interesting articles. The opening ones deal with Jwo halls in the Department of Ethnology, the California Indian Hall and the Japanese Hall,.both of which are described in detail. An innovation during the coming season will he the sale of reproductions of Institute - paintings at prices ranging from 5 cents to $15. These photographs were made last fall hv the Detroit Publishing Company, and In connection with this the announcement is made that, owing to questions connected with the copyrighting and reproduction of works of art, permits to photograph paintings in the museum can no longer be granted. William H. Goodyear continues bis studies of architectural refinements in America, taking them no in the new Cathedral nf St. John the Divine. Among th library notes are two short paragraphs quite worthy- of note. ()nP tells that on the north side of the rending room the installation of two exhibits has been started. On the slanting ease of one case are "The Enemies of Books." while the otlifir is devoted to the display of manuscripts. The other paragraph tells that for the former exhibit several donations are desired: one a neat nest made by mice aud the other a hook showing the ravages of the cockroach. Miss Agnes E. Bowen continues her descriptive series of articles about the exhibits of the Children's Museum, and an account is given of a "recent and glaring addition to the case of "Birds We Read, About," a cock-of-tlie-rock from Peru. But the absorbing interest of the children in the wireless station at the Childrens Museum is perhaps the most enjoyable topic to . them as well (a to the grown-ups. The number of small boys who clamor to learn of the mysteries of this wonderful invention increases every day. and when Frank A. Hart lectured on "Wireless Telegraphy tm April 27 it brought the finishing touches to their enthusiasm. Many tests have been satisfactorily made with nearby Southern points. BEQUESTS TO BROOKLYN. Local Institutions Benefit by Will of Thomas Achelis. Bequests by the will of Thomas Achelis. member of the wholesale drygoods firm of Frederick Victor & Achelis. which was filed yesterday, include $5,000 to the German Evangelical Church of Brooklyn and $2,500 each to Frauen-verien von Brooklyn and the Germania Club of Brooklyn. 5117 LADIES DRESSING SACQUE. In. this simple garment there is to be found real comfort, it Is a style suitable for the simplest of dimity, lawn gingham, sateen, cotton crepe and a host of other fabrics. At each shoulder in front begins a tuck which ends only at the, hem, leaving a flat panel in the center, this being broken by the line of closing. The back is quite plain, with a center seam. A very handsome collar trims the neck, and if preferred this may be made detachable or a second collar of fine law n and Ince mny tie basted in the neck over the outer one. The sleeves are small puffs nnd end just below the elliow. By using lace to trim, as illustrated, a very daiuty result will be ohtnined. The pnttern, 5.117, Is cut In size's 32 to 42 inches bust measure. 1 Medium size requires 3'A yards nf 27-inch material, with two yards of ribbon. Price. 15c. .. The above pnttern can tie obtained nt the store of any dry goods merchant selling 1perlcss Patterns, or will be mailed direct from the office of The Peerless Pattern Company, No, 68 Thirty-fifth street, Brooklyn, upon receipt of price. No extra charge for postage. All orders filled same day received Praise was bestowed on the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company for its recent modification of its subway offer last evening at the meeting of the Broadwn.v Board of Trade. Resolutions were passed commending, the company and urging the city to give the Brooklyn company the privileges it seeks, or at least insist on as good an offer from the corporation intrusted uiili the extension of the subvuy system of the city. Nathaniel H. I-evi, the president, read a report on the subway situation and other matters of interest. He said, in part: "It is a source of considerable regret that tlie solution of tile subway question is still hanging in the balance, for the people of Broohlvu were in hopes that it would before this have liecu solved in a manlier salisfaetory to all sections of our borough, though I for one would rather haic our authorities take sufficient trine lo consider this extremely important subject in all its phases, in order that all parts of Brooklyn, nnd ail of Brooklyns taxpayers get fair aud just treatment, and. furthermore, that under 110 circumstances should nnv action be taken which would show discrimination against one section of our borough, while on the other hand greatly favoring another; in fact, tlint our authorities 'should rather1 deliberate carefully than lie intliieueedNto decide in haste and repent at leisure. "The subway question is much too im-portaht to iplptit even of the possibility of any mistake being made at this time, for a mistake made now would bp very (ostlv and irreparable, and would be so disastrous in its consequences that the Borough of Brooklyn would, in my opinion. in the lifetime of the men living today. never recover therefrom. "Such, a eolossn mistake would linye boon made had tlie Intorhoroiigh offer as originally made accidentally been accepted. and no doubt aver a million of the inliabitlints of Brooklyn are happy and tlinukful that it lias not, and undoubtedly never will be. for. as' I stated before, the adoption of tlie subway proposition ns presented by the Inferborougli Company would have sounded ,th dentil knell of nil further subway 'Tinilding in our borough, and would hare unfitted Brooklyn to compete for Manhattan's overflow- population, whieli would 111 tliis eient hare leen eventually driven to New Jersey and elsewhere, at tlie great and serious expense f Brooklyn, "But Brooklyn mny, I think, look hopefully forward to the future, for she has two staunch and true friends in our own Borough President Steers and Borough President McAneny. and we mav safety pin our faith to these eminently fjiir and just officials, who will not permit tlie densely-populated nnd important Eastern District nnd Ridgewood sections of Brooklyn to be placed in a l()-cent fare zone to reach various sections of Manhattan. while it was planned that other parts of the liorough shcnhl be enabled to reach tlie samo destination for a 5-eeut fare, and in this event there would have teen a discrimination against nearly one-ha if of tlie entire population of Brooklyn. A subway proposal, as you are no doubt aware, has been presented to our authorities under date of April 25. and amended May 2. by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company which.though not ideal, is in my opinion by far the best one that has up to this time been received, but before it is finally passed upon. I would ljke to see included among the original lines n spur through Stanhope street to Ridgewood. "Not only is this the best offer for our liorough, but I think it is an advantageous one for all the boroughs of our great city, for it seems to lay the foundation for a comprehensive transit system which shall adequately meet the needs of all the boroughs, and when completed will in time be a five-borougli system, which, by the way. is in reality tlie only kind of a plan or system which should meet any favor in the eyes of our officials. If the Brooklyn Rapid Transit offer Is accepted, it will eventually provide inter-horough transit for Queens, Richmond and the Bronx, ns well as for Brooklyn and Manhattan, and with the exception of Coney Island nnd Richmond, it promises a fire-eent face, and mark yon, the hve-oent fare is not confined to a few favored districts comprising about one-third of the population of our liorough This is the sort of thing we have all been hoping for, and while we would have liked to have seen more subways included in the plan referred to. it seems lo me we eannot always get just what we like, and so we must be content with that which approaches the nearest possible to the ideal. "It is true that Ihe Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company does not intend to spend any of its own money in the build ing nf tbe subways, but mind you it is willing to spend seventy-five millions in equipment and improvement, so it really does not matter so much after all whether it spends (lie money for building subways or whether it spends it in improvements, so long as it saves the city from spending a great part of these millions. "It asks the city to spend about seventy-three millions, though in order to give the people of the Eastern District the subway from East .New York to Union Square. Manhattan, vin Broadway or Riisliwiek avenue, as mentioned in tlie amended proposal of May 2. it will be necessary , to spend more than the sum named, but, supposing tlie city is to spend come millions more than the In terborough asked it to appropriate when It made its discriminating and, to my mind, altogether untenable offer, will our people just compare bow much more the taxpayers of our great city will get through the expenditure of the greater sum. in which case I am confident a great majority will lie perfectly willing to spend the additional millions in consideration of the great advantage which will accrue from the investment thereof. And, better tlinn-Bli, the B. R. T. offer seems to nfford a competitive system and proper facilities for further ex-tnsions thereof wherever and whenever necessary and would, if adopted, give to our borough an impetus in growth nnd development such as we have'not enjoyed for many years. "It was a source of gratification to all who' have taken -so deep an interest in the project that Governor Dlx approvcd the Jamaica Bay terminal and much credit is due Nelson H. Kilmer for his Intelligent efforts in the furtherance of this meritorious n)f -- '.lie Broadway Board nf Trailed been vitally interested in tumj frooklyn the terminal of tie M mnl, for we feel that V.A V T he natural Liu mmi mim The Only Down Town Line ; From the business centre of New-York, running hourjy fast solid vestibuled trains from Jersey V Gty to Philadelphia WITHOUT CHANGE OR TRANSFER. 1 HOUR AND 50 MINUTE VESTIBULED EXPRESS TRAINS, Every Hour on the Hour 8 A. M. to 6 P. M. from Liberty Street. Other Fast Trains at 7 A. M., 7, 8, 9 and 10 P. M. and at Midnight with Sleepers. '! 10 Minutes ol the hour from West 23d Street. ; , HARD COAL NO SMOKE. NO TUNNELS YOUR WATCH IS YOUR TIME TADLE terminal point and it i to lie hoped that here is where 1 it will ultimately he located. The location of the barge terminal in Brooklyn will bring to Brooklyn undreamed of wealth and prosperity and yet it is surprising lion little interest, comparatively speaking, is taken in tlie furtherance of this verv important pro: ject. If we wish to secure this rich prize we must all work together with a will." IN SEARCH OF FUNDS. Dr. Robinson Has a Church and Schol in County Wicklow. The Rev. J. M. Robins m, vlio is at present in New York and paying a second visit to this country, nines from a most historic part of Ireland well known over the whole world. The lovely Vole of Avoca. He is here seeking help for two objects, for his own spiritual work among a very poor population on a wild exposed part of Qgnnty Wicklmv. Just opposite where the late Charles Stewart Parnell's old home is here Dr. Robinson bns a second church and sell ol and tlie recent effect of land purchase lias been to-completely deprive this poor neighborhood of all its source of support ami tlie school and church are now totally without funds ami dependent on what the rector can do for their maintenance. The other object is the bettering of the on-dition of the people in his whole big district. Dr. Robinson wishes to provide a hall where lectures can' be given and much done to keep thq people abreast of the times. He believes" in helping on the prosperity of the Country by educating the people, to hold their own and not have to leave . In all his large district of sixty square miles there is no place to gather the young together and educate them. Last summer the Department of Agriculture npplied lo Dr. Robinson for the use of a shed for a course of lectures on Domestic Economy, and these lasted for five weeks. Needless to sny flic shed was given, hut something lietter should be provided for such a prominent place, not to speak of such a good Irish cause. , A -sunt of $30,00(1 would make tlie church and school secure and provide what -necessary for the public hall of the latter.' The ground Is bought out and the walls are several feel up and tlie hope is that the roof may be got on tliis winter, if tlie much-needed funds coma in. - , Dr. Robinson is- - well known for his stanch lore' of . Ireland and her cause, i He is the iiuthor of a book. Facts from" Ireland,, which has had a large sale and has greatly influenced the late elections in JSngland. it has been advertised as "The book that caused tlie pre-election sensation;' tbe work t hat futs the case nf Ireland in a new light. t is brimful of facts, full of interest and has. as one paper truly- said. "Greatly nided the cause of the old country. Only two mouths ago he completed twenty-five yenrs service in liis parish, his. silver jubilee, -and the inhabitants Catholic nnd Protestant all joined in presenting him with a silver tea aud coffee service anl two silver candlesticks nnd address as a mark of their appreciation. The address was rend by a Protestant and the presentation made by a Catholic, and the terms of the address could not .be more- complimentary. It spoke of how Dr. -Robinson, by unceasing energy, had been instrumental is saving many families from utter destitution, that he gave work without distinction of creed to all who were In need Dr. Rohitisan is - a ' graduate iu honors of the University of Dublin.' Before his -present appointment, that is, twent.v-eignt years ago, he was domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Killaloe. Dr. Robinson's address while in New York will lie The Diocesan House. No. 416 Lafayette street. New York City. TIMOTHY J. DSON DEAD. Timothy J.. Dyson, the former, newspaperman and political writer, died at his home at No.-. 761) Lafayette avenue, at 8:05 o'clock this morning, after ft short illness. The deutb was not unexpected, and he 'was surrounded by members qf bis family -whan the end ,caine.- The cause of death' was old age, Mr. Dyson being seventy years old. He was attended by Dr.'ll. C. -Rogers, and wns conscious up to tbe Inst. Mr. Dyson emno. to Brooklyn during the Civil War, and at once went to work on a Brooklyn newspaper. Within a short time he had -become the political expert of the newspaper for which he worked, anil soon waa known all over the borough and in mauy parts of the State as a keen observer nnd writer on political affairs. -He was regularly -employed- to report' both. the State and National conventions of fhe big political parties, and at jhc. expiration of his newspaper career lie was in Albapy for bis pniier. , i He found time to establish (lie Pntchogue Advance, which he personally edited and managed far many years. He has had nft connection with this paper for several years. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, and three .grandchildren, - Hi Arbor Day in Brooklyn Proves Pupils Are Alert. EVERYWHERE THEYTAKE HOLD Interesting Ceremony Is Held at the Girls High School Boys and Girls of "School City Plant Trees that Mayor Gave, It was Tree Planting Day rather than Arbor Day in tlie seliiols yesterday, so main- were Hie small trees and shrubs set out. The children planted trees about everywhere they could find spoth needing shade. Especially pretty exercises were those of tlie Senior Class of the Girls High School. Tlie tree chosen by the class wns an Oriental sycamore, nml the programme had been arranged by a committee, consisting of Miss Etta .Raymond, chairman; Miss Hazel Farieigh, Miss Liiov McCabe, Miss Mnsie Rooney nnd Miss Florence Fairchild. The preliiiiiuinry exercises wcre.liehl in the auditorium, and the tree wits planted by tlie girls in u continuation of the exercises, A place on the Nostrand avenue side liAd been chosen for the tree. The opening address- was by Miss Marion Schwab, class president. 'A poem, "As Others See Us, wns recited by Miss Lila V. Stevenson. Miss Florence Weishaupt also gave an original -poem, Xerxes Praise of the Sycamore Tree. Miss Marion Powell sang Handels largo in honor of tlie sycamore tree. The president of the class, Miss Schwab, in a short address told tlie significance of planting, a tree by tlie elnss. 1 . The class sang several songs, including the school song, written by Miss Koweim K. Keyes, a teacher of the school and the class advisor. Dr. William Feiter, principal 'of tlie school, made a few remarks, nnd tlie aetnul planting was done with the historic spade, which was decorated with the colors, in ribbons, of nil (lie former -lasses that have plnutcd trees ill Girls' High School. . . , ' A little sketch Written by Miss Grace Marcus, n class member, was part of the programme. In this Miss Clara Gralfe took the part of Mother Eartlj. Miss Olive Tuttle was a Dryad and Miss Grace Marcus "The Spirit of tlie Class of June, 1011. After the-exercises there was dancing in the hall of the school building nml refreshments. Miss Maude Heale led the singing, Miss Ruby Pierce linil charge of tlie csremony of tlie spade and Miss Charlotte Pckary" played the- piano accompaniments. Diminutive citizens of the school city of Public School No. 147 planted eight young trees along the curb nf Oriental Park, a small triangular breathing space nt East Broadway. and .Rcnnmiel street, during the morning recess yesterday. Tbe youngsters, 500 in all, from the upper grade classes, the boys in holiday dress, and the girls in white frocks, with red nnd white roses in tbeir hair, handed by the school city .band, marched from their-classrooms to the dedication spot, There they stood nt attention, while the Arbor Dny ceremonies of -digging the trenches, stowing the tender risits securely in the soft earth and baptizing the Parka of the miniature city government. 'The'trcps were presented to tlie school children by Mayor Gnynor, who became interested when the -scholars, wrote him how dearly they loved trees and how lunch theiieiglilsirliood needed them. - Previous to the pluming of the treeH the -children' had Arbor Day exercises In tlie sehoollioiise. The School Oil y Is pocket edition' of the -silministration; It has a full quota of ofiii-ials, and aims to familiarize Hip youngsters .with tho ilb-tnlls-of government. Ils ollicers are: Morris Khcvnek. Mayor; Hylvin lawsner, President of, the Hoard of Aldermen; Mux I.eff, (Vmt roller; James .Do Vila, Sheriff; Benjamin Marion. ' District At-tiiriu-y, and Aaron Fraiikel, Presiding Magistrate.. . . , . j A HINT. Pupil (tb sclioolinaster) "Sir. would you mind taking great care liow ,vmi draw up my report 1 My parents sutler dreadfully from nerves,1' SOLID STEEL.SKYLIGHTS Simple Flat Design Is Attracting Favorable Attention. During die past decade,, the necessity of proper ventilation lias been the problem uppermost in tlie minds of those overseeing the erection of buildings in tlie crowded cities. So much depends upon tlie distribution cf both light and air in hollies, that the new solid steel sk) light permitting tlie ventilation lo be regulated at will, is attracting favorable comment in building circles. ' The simple flat design of the new skylight permits all the light to pass through tlie opening without any unnecessary obstructions from tlie usual hipped or turret skylight liars. - It is manufactured nml sold only by tlie Brooklyn Cabinet Works, sm-issors to Charles Tnlmon. whose large plant is at No. 6-8 Noll street. A sketch which this concern sends out to the trade shows tlie aim pie and practical features of tlie new design.. The ventilation sashes can remain open even liming heavy rain without any ruin coming through. It is unnecessary to have glass on tlie sides of tlie skylights, ns it cannot increase tlie light from the roof. Tlie Brooklyn Cabinet Works call special attention to tlie construction of their skylights, which are made of solid rolled steel bars of small weight, byt of surprising strength and rigidity, in any size, design or quantity. The joints are all guaranteed indestructible from weather conditions and are absolutely fireproof. Many other improved designs are the product of tlie Brooklyn Cabinet Works which makes a specialty of architectural sheet metal work. x , CATHOLIC FEDERATION. Committee on Yonng Meg's Association Makes Favorable Report. The organization meeting of tlie executive Board of the Brooklyn Diocesan Branch of the American Federation of Catholic Societies Was held on Tuesdny, May 2, At St. Johns College, Lewis and Willoughby avenues. ; : -The meeting wns called to order by tile president, for tlie selection of a chairman.. Francis J. Sullivan. Esq., wns the choice-of the ''members -and Joseph R. Garvey wns chosen secretary. Resolutions were adopted favoring tlie passage of Assembly bill No. 1.395 and Senate bill No. 982, to amend the Fenal Iaw in relation to certain theatrical (ire-scuintioiiK. The representatives present nt this meeting were urged to take similar-action nt their meetings.. --' The committee of fifty on- the- nintter of the Young Mens Catholic Asspcintions made a favorable report. A -general meeting of the committee will be held in, tlie near future to present plans to assist ,t bis matter. ' ' - The next quarterly meetingof tbe Federation will be held in St. Erfim-is dc Sales Clmrrli, Belie Horborl Rocknwny Bench. It is the wish of the delegates that this meeting lie as popuhtr ns those of the past and they are contemplating to have a special train take the delegates and tlicir friends to this meeting. which will he on June 18. j , , . : - MUSICAL RECITAL. - ' V Among 'the coming events -iu musical circles, will be the pupils' recital of Miss Emile Adelaide Molter. a1 -resident of the Bedford section, ably assisted by Prof. Albert" Sclinitzler. tbe aoio violinist. which will take, place at' Memorial Hull. Schernierliorn street, and Elatbusb nienue, on Thursday.-evening next. May Those who have had tlie plensure of hearing Mips Molter in public recitals heretofore, will appreciate tills opportunity of again' greeting this artiste ill her -wonderful interpretation of tho Gade Sonata for violin nnd piano. , Of course. Prof. Selinitzler will render the violin solo; and he bus in the past won admiration for liis exquisite June and finished technique while soloist of -the celebrated Gounod society. These two artists, Herr, .Selinitzler nml Miss Molter, in conjnnc-lion'witlf tlie able work of tlie advanced pupils, will undoubtedly assure' on audience a delightful evening of amusement in tlie line of artistic music. ,- officers"elected; J Executive Committee of 1Y. Y, Ad- Tile ' executive committee-' of the -recently organized Association.- of . New York. Advertising Agents.bns elected tle following officers: - Cimirmnn, William H.- Johns, 'vice-president of George Batten -Company; vice-chairman,-' Ralph Holden.- president of Calkins & Holden, Ine.,; sgcralnry-trensurer Frederick ,. II. Siegf red. president and treasurer: 'the Siegfried Contimny. The other memhes of tlie committee re W. R. Hine, vice-president nf l-rsnk Henman. Inc., and If. K. Learnt, president of H, IS. Lesali Advertising Agency. , It Is atated that "the object of the as-gociitliou shall be to promote good ad- vert icing nnd to co-operate with organizations to that end. Fifty -one out of sixty-one New agents doing a national business ar. titled with the new association an believed that by tlie date of thi annual meeting, to be held at the Club, on May 18, tbe new body v still more thoroughly representat' New York agencies as a whole, probably place tlie bulk of Amcric tioiuil advertising. -The spirit shown nt the several lugs alrcndy bold augurs -well f-success of tliis important under, which is expected to do much to nrdize conditions in tlie agency fie to rectify liny untoward tendencies in, although no attempt wijl be n revolutionize the business ill a di idea being tlmf the best of progre he attained 7y "making baste slo. 'NEW PRATT SUMMER HO1, . -i Fine Place Being Erected at Cove, L. I.. j On the site of their former s home, Killenwortb, nt Glen Cover Mr. and Mrs. George I). Pratt arc ing a more maguifleent residence.! will lie completed in about e months. - The architects, Trowbridge & man, have designed a building with its surroundings, will be one most notable residences on Long, I Tlie style will be English Rensi of granite with limestone tri There will be a spacious open lot either side of tlie entrance over tlie rose gardens of Killcnworth. ' house lias been razed. Mr. and Mrs. Pratt nnd tlicir when in Glen Cove this summer v nt tlie old manor house on, tbe J estate.. . , , ! PROPOSALS, OFFICE OF THE PEPARTMEM PARKS. ARSENAL BUILDING. J AVENUE AND SIXTY-FOURTH Sf HOROriOH OF MANHATTAN, C NEW YORK. X - SEALED BIDS OR ESTIMATES XV t racelvpd by the Park Board at tn office of the Department of Parke P ('dock p. m. on L THtnSDA Y. MAY. HTH. 191 BOROrOH OF BHOOKDYN J FOn FURNISHTNO AND DJSMJ FORAGE AT PROSPECT PARK. BOf OF BROOKLYN. ' M Tbe time allowed for the comply thin contract will be urttll Dec. 31. 11 The amount of eecnrlty required H -Thousand (12.000) . Dollar. ,.3 'Bids 'Will be-compared and the f awarded at a lump or aaareyafe urj Blank forme mav bd obtained at t ' of 'the Department of -Parke- Boro Brooklyn and Queen. Litchfield - If Proepect Park(Wet and Ih- tref p.ct park. Broc,U,vn.LEg - 1 . presiU '- . THOMAS 3. RIHOINH tCWOOl MICHAEL J. KENNH my 10toSu&h , Commlwlontrs of u t7 S-s Ofwnit lntrnrtloti (o Bl( last column ( Page Klghl of Ibis P OFFICE OF THE PEPARTMe PARKS. ARSENAL' BUILDING. AVENUE AND B1XTT-FOURTH H 'BOROUOH OF MANHATTAN, CJ NEW YORK. jf SEALED BIDS OR ESTIMATES W . i-esetved by the Park Board at tvj office of the Department of ParksJ oclock p. in. on ... .. L - THURSDAY. MAY: 1TH. ltd BOROUOH OF BROOKLYN! FOR FURNISHING AND DELI, ONE THOUSAND (1000) BARRb EMULSIFYING ROAD PPRINKLIJ AT PROSPECT PARK AND GRAY OCEAN PARKWAY NEAR AVE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN. . . t. The t1m allowed for the romp thle contract, wilt be alxty daye. 'Hie amount of aacurlty require Thousand (12,000) Dollar .Bide will be compared and the awarded at a lump or agareptate au Blank forme iria be obtained at of the Department of Parka. Bor 4 Brooklyn and Queena. Litchfield f( proepert Park Weal and Fifth atrei pec, Park. BrejWj" LEg B, BT0V, , , Preal ' . THOMAS 3. HtGGIN (CoIOll MICHAEL J. KENN my lOtoSufth comroluloner of ' t7 See General Jnetnirtlonatq laat column of Pace Klfhl, of lb I Pi OFFICE . OF THE' DEFARTMf PARKS, ARSENAL Hi'IJ.OING AVENUE AND SIXT Y-FOUIU If -.BOROUGH OF-MANHATTAN, T ,OF NEW YORK. V ! SEALED BIDS OR ESTIMATES'1 recelvxed by the Park .Board at -office -'of, the Department of Park .Cl,C-.t'HIIRSDAY, MAY 1. 19t BOROUGH OF RROOKLY FOR CONSTRUCTING BUSHWIf GROUND, BOUNDED fcY PUTNA NUE .AND WOODBINE1 STHKKT SION BETWEEN K NICKER BOCK NUB AND IRVING AVENUE, U OF BROOKLYN. . The time allowed, for the com: this contract will be nlnetydaya, The amount .of the aerurlty rt Eight Thousand DMtar (tfi.OoO). , Bide wlllbe compared and th .awarded at a lump br apxrejraM u Blank-forme may, be phtnlnrd at of the Department' of Parke. Bn Brooklyn and Queena. Litchfield rmepret Park Waet and .Fifth itr pectVaik, Brooklyn . CHARLES B. rrovi . Thomas J. Hinnr MICHAEL J. KKNh my JotoKudrh t ommlMlonere General InelrnrUnna to r lait cotuii of Pace icbi ef thle I j ii nwv rmioal of tip iel that 'iff . r

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