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wm^m^mmm. mmsi'iBimmm ^dget Issued "!^«'l-iJ-T^7•'¦Tl" rY'-^4 "¦¦-.-?'¦''. .¦t:j*«-^i^7.p- ,^''^:^:f:--" ^'^F* Hempstead Tax Rate Reduced Plenty of Good Reading SOUTH SIDE MESSENGER ¦N.] Vol 2, Numb«r 22 Erery Friday FREEPORT AND BELLMORE. N. Y., FRIDAY. DECEMBER 17, 1909 $1.00 Yearly, Single Copy 5 Cento NISSIO TOWNS' EXPENSES WBSETS SHOW INCREilSE IN HEMPSTEAD $21,000. N. HEMPSTEAD, 21,000. OrSTER BAr $28,000 Fron Wuilagh Way THE CENTRE OF ACTIVITY Received from Baldwin On Monday night a ench re was held in the Fircmcns Hall. N'ew steps have been placed in front of the Freeport Club. Tl^e Hook and Ladder Co. held a mcetinK on Thur.sday night last in the truck house. I J. R. Seaman writes on incorporation Vigilant Hose Co. entertained, its jn the People's Column this week, active and honorary members Tues- C. E. Livingston is back in town again after an absence of Bome time. .¦\nnounccmcnt has been made of thc marriage of Mr. Percy O. Smith and -Miss ^lae Covert formerly of this place, j Beach .\vc- from Clias. ¦'¦ I Morrison, ex-Forema Smith F. Pearsali has purchased the Raynor, ex-Assistan arge corner plot at Pine St. and Long Randall, were present D. Smith Thc published budget, shown below, shows a considerable increase over last year. The peculiar situation is thc fact that while it is increased in North Hempstead and Oyster B.iy towns and their respective tax rates increased lOc' ~, ,,,, . „. , e tr- \ . ,, ,..•.,• ^ , on the hundred, a (lecr.en.v is noticed ./l^^^. VXhatsocvcr Circle of Kings] .Assemblyman William G. Miller has in the tax rate for the Town of Hemp- '^auKhters held a nieeting at the home | bee, around this week almost wholly stead. This is probably one of the "J ^'i"^- J>""'^ '^'- Seaman on Tuesday < recovered from his recent illness. best Christmas gifts a supervisor can! ^"'^''""^"'"- i hand to the resident of his town. The „, ^, . , , ,, . i This office acknowledges receipts of budget follows: The Christmas e.Kcrcises of the church f,ne calendars from Wm. G. .Miller, will be held on Sunday, December 26.\j-^^^ Guarantee and Trust Co. day night with an old-time oyster I supper. Some, of the old familiar j faces, such as those of ex-Chief James ! VV. Cheshire, ex-Foreman Daniel The Ladies' Aid Society was enter¬ tained this week by Mrs. C. W. Sprague. SAD DEATH IN BELLMORE CHOW enow club new HERE-FlltEIErS BALL TO-WCHT-STAIION IMPROVEMENTS -OTHER LOCAL NOTES ian Gilson H |y Wheeler Glover was in town Tues-1 . ^^^ -sad death of John L. Whitmore. t Chief I-:. S. !(lav with his new Overbnd touring car] '» reported this week. .After an illness were present. Speeches i fresh from the factory. contmmng for live weeks he passed were made by the men reminiscent of the old times, which were enjoyed by those present. away at his Oak St. home Monday af¬ ternoon at the age nf 3,5 years. /\ com- Sunc}ay. at 8:30 p. m., following the evening service, the congregations of the Baptist, Mctliudist and The scholars of thc public school will plication of diseases with pneumonia as hold their Christnias exercises the the hastening illness was the cause of Thursday before Christmas. ^ [ his death, lie resided in this village I all his lifetime ami was kn<i\vn as a quiet man with many friends to miss X(IW.\ OF lIKMrSTKAI). Amount of tiivrn t>'UH :inillti^l .... Oirp of li>wn proiHTty liitrnnt im iiiiii'iKlHin rood iKmdK .... itccctvrr o? Thxi'i*, iH^rc*'Mt»gcH .... RcolviT of Tnxf-B, for notl<-<'« For mlary fund, tnrluilliiK all ikt <lli-mfi OramI Army I'okIs Vof bridce |««-iK»Mn J'or mipport of ihi- iioor It-^nt, firiind Artii.r INxts Approprii4t!on fur npw 1>iilldlnK« on DOor farm , Machinery fund Snow nnd inlweMnivon** fnnd :-/C--- AprropilHlloiiM for olH>nlni; Centennial avenue ^ Appri>i>rl«tli>n. CliarleH A.- riimbeB, iipenInK highway A.iproivrlaflon for land for eemetory parpoHi'H »-l.-|.2.V»,00 l.OOO.no l2,(XKi.<K) 200. W I'herc will be special music hy thc choir and a special seniiun liy the pastor. I lii.ooo.oii The rcRular weekly meeting of thc Christian iMidctivor Society will be held io(i.<i"! I'Viday night in thc church. The topic "^¦•JJ* i will be "Our Christmas Gifts." Leader, ^¦Z\' .Mrs. Chas. Schafer. *rhc holidays without fine candies would lack something essential. See and protit by Smith & Bedell's .Adv. S.riOo.oo .¦p<P<».(M) l,."ii)O.0<> .\re you interested in Pl.AXOS, REAL ESTATE, COW'S and oth..- articles at bargain prices? Read Regular services in the Memorial ¦ Everybody's Column in this issue. Churcli ne.xt Sundav. In the evening' the pastor will preach tbe seventh ser- I'oly Communion will be served churches will meet in the Meth Church fnr the tirst song service pre¬ paratory to the special union nioetmgs of January. I-"ive hundred new I)noks, "Winona Hymns.'' have been received and everybody is invited to enjoy this half-hour. The next will be held Jan. J, in- the r'resli\terian Church. While going South along Main -St opposite Vigilant Hose Iiouse '"Jake" „ , , . . Dr. W. G. Smith, Dentist, 61 W. , . ^ , , , - „ ,-s u Pf^jbyterian j^jerHck Road, Freeport, 'Phone 86-R ' """ ^«-9"' '"» ''•¦»'.'>¦ walks in life. He tf Cndaimed letter'^ in thc poi-t office aro adilressed to Gectr.ge !•'. Dutell. J. Wortliington Dorsev, KolHTt Leavitt. .Vila R. Posta. The line of sidewalk on the West. Side of Grande .\ve. from thc pipe line' 10 Merrick Road Is perfect except for. '.he break in front of the tire housi urvive<I by his mother, Mrs. Lav- iiiia Whitmore and a sister, Mrs .Annie L. Seaman of Oyster Bay. He was a machinist by trade. The funeral was held Thursday from his late home Rev. Thus. S. Braithwaite of Wantagh of¬ ficiating. The interment was in Green¬ field. The sympathies of the entire ciiinninnitv are with the bereaved. .\dani funeigh is Post, running his touring car at about Suggest that the building be raised and P^\^>''" ''<'•'" "MaRKi ion in the series on Solomon, subject, i^t '^e Chnrch of the Transtigufation 60.001''The Conclusion. Or How to Be a|o" Christmas morning : ' I Whole .Man." 110:30 a. m. .Ml aifle invited Total »ll4,ao0.00 TOW.N OK XORTII JIK.MPSTEAIX Amount of town blllx audtjed Truant fnnd Rotory fimd IVr diem fund Appr<>i>rlation for oi»tdoor ri'Ilef of poor Appropriation for tjoard of elilldren Oontlnirent fund Approprl¦»tlon for marndnmlzInK new road from .Vew Hyde I'ark (o Mau hkMipt Intereat aud prlneiiiol on town bondii The annua] Christmas festival of the Memorial .Sunday school will be held »20.2»i.r.<ii Ihursday evening next, in the church, (Hio.ofij when interesting exercises will be held. *'mooo' ^^^ scholars will give a cantata entitled j ' "Santa Claus at Miss Prims." 35 miles per hour, broke the rear a\Ic bringing thc car to the groniul and stopping it with a suddenness that 30 and i threw thc driver through the glass front antl landed him sprawling on the hood. .As it was extremely muddy the sidewalk laid to till in this gap. Realty sales lately recordetl are a plot 75 foot front on the .Merrick Road sold bv Dr. Steele to Fred. Thopias, and: lengthening his ¦ to forty feet. i'hi>^ well known craft has cirried manu a (ishing party thnnigh a good day's sport. Gas and water mains arc being laid i that dav it was fortunate that the hood i '''<' f""" ^'f^\ ^7" ^, ^""^ '!" D,i'r,! principally in going kick and along Wallace Street to serve resi- ,vas large enough to support Post. I f,?"-" • -='" ,,^"V' -.-.'".^^t, old nb ^ "^^' ^-ty with Mrs. 'Lew' dences in that section. *^ Whaley. l-red. Ihomas has sold .i plot on Grand -Ave. to Mrs. DaLM- Morrison. Col. "Lew'' \'an Horn is in town un¬ til Jan. 15th. He is putting in his time forth to buying Christmas presents. Mr. and .Mrs. Wiilet G. Smith and; Well! Well!! We ought to put this j Therel daughter Bessie of Grove Street will jin the Improvement Column. Ever 1 \ financial success was tho Junior '•O^J^j will be presentation of gifts and the an- spend a few weeks in I'lorida after ! Ready Hose Co. votes to buy an auto-, jc.,g„y p^jr held last Saturday night: nual offering for Home Missions will be! the Holidays. | mobile hose wagon so they can RO | ^j- ^vas realized, which thc juniors turn-! 7".'.''^'''''^^ taken. ; honking to all the village's tires in ! etf over to the church trea.surer, in pay ' ^" ' '^' a.ooo.oo 000.00 12..V10.00 15.777.60 Total 162, TOWN OK OYSTER BAY. Prloclpal of BMyrllle Bndue bond.. Prloelpal on T<)wn ('Ierk*H oflfice t>ond rrtnoliml on (Hen Cove JuNtlce Court Mindinc bond Int»reBt on txmdH Onr-half kecrppm' nalarj^ Jonea' In- «tltutp .». For relief of aoldlera nnd fi*Ilora,.. Halarlei of AsaesHorn and OlerU.... Sjlary of Town Huoerlntendent of lllgbweys '. I3xrM>n«eH of 'tViwn Superintendent ot lllfchwayii Per fliem for Town Clerk nrldiceM and repnirH Balartea of JnnitorH Appropriation No. 5, Florence avenuo Improvement Ajinhvprlatlon No. ,1, Town Hall Park, Olen Cove Aopraprlatlnn No. 1. eitrii prop<-rly, «»y»ter Bay Town Hall Appropriation No. 4, KlnK<"r rond Nils Note for whool taxes In arearp. , .. BJlarlen provided Jjy Si-i'tlon lOn, Illnhway Ittw Anaount of town bill!) 0.00 11,000.00 600.00 The Wantagh Gun Club held a shoot last Saturday afternoon when the fol¬ lowing scores were made: Class A— Walter .Ashdown, 17; W. Schultz. 15; I William Dean, 15; John Box, 15. Class B—James M. Seaman, 20; J. J. Fussell. 1.000.01) I 14; Grover Siems, 11 ; C. W. .Allen, 11 8-,».50 Class C—Henry Ultsch, 12; H. Braith- 5100.00 waite, 6. 1,500.00; noo.oo onn.no l.noo.nn 720.00 ."..ooo.oo From Merrick We arc pleased to note that Presi- style. Money to buy it with? Here's | ment of the balance due on the stained Clint David Sutherland, Jr., of the I the committee to start the ball rolling i glass window which the society prc- Freeport Club, who has been ill for ' by giving all kinds of entertainments sented to the church, some time, has recovered sufficiently j to gather in the shekels—.Archer H. ; riie new local directory at the N. Y. Telephone Co, appears with three new subscribers to this section, John J. Be- R. I), (irimnier, and .A. C. .McRoberts. There are eighteen sub¬ scribers in all registered from here. to take an airing on his veranda. Democratic Primaries will be held Saturday night in all the districts of the Town to elect district captains. This effects the Town of Hempstead. Mrs. C. D. Harvey and Dan made flying visit to ^Merrick on Saturdaj'. Mr. Chas. Offerman is enlarging his house. Mr. and Mrs. George P. Conklin will move this week to Birmingham, .Ala., and their daughter, Ethel, will' reside with her aunt in Brooklyn for the winter.' Louis T. Wells has purchased from j Wiilet G. Smith, his interest in the JL. 1. Taxicab Co. making -Mr. ^^'t'Hs ] J.'^"], ithe sole owner of the concern. Mr. ! Weljs has also bought from Mr. Smith 2.000.001 -^lany of our citizens have been i suffering from severe colds. 2.noo.on j 4,500.00, _,,,„_., ^ . , ithe realty where the taxicab plai^ is i Dr. W. G. Smith, Dentist, 61W. Mer-1 locited 4204?63 "'^'^ ^"''' Freeport; 'Phone 85-R. tf! Total (T7,14e.Oi< Hempstead George Doxie, with the James But¬ ler firm, has gone to thc Sunny South for the winter. Thc "White Wings" have reached our village. Hempstead is making great strides toward becoming the Hempstead beautiful. Oft December 22 the Rev. William Tuckey will give his illustrated lectur" "My Kodak in Canaan" in the Sunday School room of the M. E. Church. There was skating on -August Bel¬ mont's pond on Saturday and Sunday last; also on Bergen Carman's pond here. The Rev. Frank Draper, of New Mil¬ ford, Conn., spent Wtt^iesday liight with his sisters, Mrs. Corlies and Mrs. Draper. Mr. R. P. Kent and family left on Friday to spend the remainder of the winter in Manhattan. The Christmas exercises of the Sun¬ day school will be held in the Parish house on Tuesday evening, Holy Inno¬ cents' Day, Dec. 28, at 7:30. Thc tire whistle has been installed at the pumping station. It was given a try-out on Tuesday and was reported heard in Freeport. The telephone has not yet been pnt in. Watch our col¬ umn for its number and for instruc¬ tions in its use. At thc last meeting of the Town Board it was agreed that $25,000 be raised by tax for the purpose of se¬ curing more land for cemetery pur¬ poses. Mrs. Arthur .Anthony returned to her home here on Friday after a mosr successful operation performed at thi! Brooklyn Hospital. Mrs. .Anthonv has been spending the last two weeks since leaving the hospital at the home of her parents in Brooklyn. ^Ir. and Mrs. John Murray are in Freeport for a permanent residence, having moved here from Philadelphia. Wallace, Fred W. Greaves, William S. Merrill, Chester Raynor, and the Fore¬ man, \Villiam Loonam. W'ith snch a working comnuttee the rest will be easy. A man who diirn't need any nerve tonic at all sneaked into the Roy tSmith dwelling on N. Grove St. Mon¬ day about noon and get away with about everything therein that wasn't nailed. .All of .Smith's clothes, includ¬ ing a winter overcoat, a chain, ring and silverware was bundled together and the crook was mean enough to child's bank of some small change. Other articles of value were taken and no trace of thc fellow was left behind. If he could be caught an example could be made of him for thc benefit of others of the same kind. To-night the Mastjue Ball of the Ad- -T-i 1 . _ .¦ .^f ,!,„ vance H. L. & Engine Co. .All hands The annual corporate meeting of the, ^^^ ^^^ j,,^ .^,^ ^^^^^ ^^.^ ,.,^^^, ^^, music, refreshments and every thing in thc customary giKxl style. Foreman .M. E. Church will be hekl in the ch.ipel Monday evening at 8 o'clock for the purpose of electing two trustees for the , ^^^,^., ^^..j, ^^^ ^^ j,^ term of three years to succeed R. H.I " Homan and C. H.' Southard, terms of office expire Dec. 31st. Heard from Rooseveh whose I Thc Freeport Social Club, a tem- They are the parents of the Murray porary organization formed for the Brothers, and Mrs. lilmer Raynor. They will reside on Henry St. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Kraft en¬ tertained the Ladies' Auxiliary at their home, Biavati Villa, Tuesday night. The occasion was the pinochle and social, which was entertaining to a large number present. purpose of running a masque ball and carnival, announces that it will have its dance with carnival features at Sigmond Opera House Dec. 31. Handsome prizes are to be offered and the music will be furnished. by Professor Galvin's orchestra of 20 pieces. Tickets are 50 cents. Prcsi- J. Huyler I-'llison has purchased a dwelling on John St., but will not n. side here. Miss Julia Corvoirsert has been visit ing friends in Brooklyn. Ves, Sir! The Chow Chow Club, Harry Merrit, president. Bert Valentine. vire-])rcsident; "Bob" Willmarth. treas¬ urer; Edw. Deubert, sergeant-at-arms; .A. Palermo, tinancial secretaty: Chris. Schwickert, steward. Place of meeting: Uncle John's. Looks as if Pres. Seabury has a life contract .ns txecutne officer of the Board of Trade. Long life to him. , , ^, , . 1. ^i.- . Understand that Chas. Dc Lap is not I'''^> •••^«^"'"«^ throughout the Winter, a committee of one. '¦ In the evening. Services will be re¬ sumed in the Presbyterian Church on Bellmore Ave. this Sunday at 7.45 P. .M. -A student from the Union Semin¬ ary in charge. We are told the regular Church services will be helil here Sun- Thc "What is a Good Conscience?'' will be the sermon theme at the Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday morning. In the evening the pastor will give the clos¬ ing address of the series on "Great Trade was interesting last Tuesday night. Nominations for officers for (lent; Charles Werkheiser; Vice-Pres-| election at the next meeting were made ident. A. B. Wallace; 2nd Vice-Presi- as follows: Prsidert, E. D. Seabury, „-, ^.^. , ., „. j',,,:„f ;„ , "ii; railroad platform, composed ol The petition for the water district is , . , , , about completed. The water district will f'nuers or ashes is being Itngtorned on prove its value to this community as :'ic south side of the tracks toward time goes on. It should be known to ! Bellmore Ave. What a nice compliment everyone. ! (o I'.ellsnore it would be if th.^ R. R. The regular meeting of the Board of! Company shoukl make these platforms Vice-Pres., Edwa;-i Uhe, Recording Secretary, Coni..,'. Ganger, Treas., Fred. Mollineaux. Directors, William EUi- dcnt, Henry Sigmond; Secretary, Miss M. E. Stokes; Financial Secre¬ tary, Miss M. C. Robinson; Treasur¬ er. Miss Mhrie Sigmond; Floor Man-| son, Edgar Dye, Henry Smith, John ager, Charles .A. Sigmond; .Assistant ! Tuers, .Arthur Whitehouse, David ll. Prayers of the New Testament," entitled | Floor Manager, Walter Cozzens; Ser- | Brown, Jr. "Thc Saviour's Prayer." | gtant at Arms, W. W. Cameron. The Board, was addressed by Fred. ' _ hi. Maidment, general agent of thc We wish through your columns t)l . j Nassau Ligkf and Power Co. in refer- express our heartfelt appreciation oil .At Christ Lutheran Church preaching | ^nce to establishing a light diatrict the many loving kindnesses of our Sv/Vices will be held Sunday at 10:3c here. Pros. Seabury appointed a com- of concrete, here. and build a nice station By tbe Stroller This is shivering weather—for tur¬ keys. -Are you doing something for the poor this Christmas? Farmer Koenig of Bellmore has finished his spring plowing with the assistance of neighbor Buck. Nothing like being on time. Thc schools here close on Wednes¬ day, Dec. 22, for two weeks. There will be an entertainment on thc last day of school, to which parents and those interested are invited. At the last meeting of thc Hemp- friends during the long illness and j i'l the morning and at 7:30 in the even- mittee to go over this matter in general upon the death of our beloved wife ! ing. The Sunday school meets at 2:30|,ind to confer with the lighting com- and mother. ip m.—On Christmas Day, a festival 1 pany. ' j (Signed) V. G. Walters and family. ; service will be conducted at 10:30 a. m j Several chairmen of various commit- Freeport, N. Y., Dec. <j, 1900. ^''^^ Sund.iy school meets with parents; toi^g reported progress along their dif- Roosevelt considering electric street I ' _!_:: i and friends for its public celebration ofl ferent lines and the committee in charge ' lighting scheme. Got water there now, •\t the annual meetingof the Men's Xhe nastor of the First Baotist i Christmas at 4:00 o'clock in thc after-1 of the mass meeting which will try to a good fire company and like Bald- Club held in the Parish House on | Church will speak Suntlay morning on' noon of Christmas Day. -A cordial 111- effect betttjr trolley service through Tuesday evening the following offi- 1 the theme, "Christ's Revelation of the cers were elected for the ensuing year: , Kature of Prayer." The evening theme President. A. Anthony; vice-president, j will be, "Chri.st Born in the Hearts of Jesse Higgins; secretary, James Mul¬ cahy; treasurer, C. Bowne. Member¬ ship committee—R. P. Kent, George Muller. A. Hewlett. House commit- Men." vice at invited. The Christian l'"ndeavor ser- 7.00 P. M. -All are condially stead W. C. T. U. Mrs. Dayton of i \\<^-^'- R«''5>'"f: ^. MuH". J. Doty, Bayside, president of the Queens, "• Goud. Mr. H. Narwood was elect- Nassau branch, gave an interesting I ^'l. "onager of basketball. The com- address ' mittee on January 20th entertainment . jto present Dr. Ernest Bogert in _, , f TT . I ' sleight-of-hand consists of Messrs. The young peop'e of Hempstead I jsj are looking forwaro to the dance to be given in St. George's Parish House on the night of December 22. It will be for thc benefit of the A. A. of the Hempstead High School. At the last meeting of the town hoard the reports of Overseers of the Poor Claude Yan Dusen and Frank¬ lin BeJell were passed upon. Twentv- five dollars is the sum of personal re¬ lief afforded to any individual. Leases of town land were granted Edward T Neu and Edward and Harry Scrim- seur as applied for. On Sunday evening last a reception of our n^w members took place a; "Our Lady of Loretto," of the Sodali ity of the B. V., under the direction of the new president. Miss Leach. Rev. Father O'Hara spoke against the mode of the stiifragettes, and spoke of the duties of the home to the young women assembled in the church. larwood, Higgins and Hewlett. The committee on smoker to be given in January of Messrs. Littebrandt, Nar¬ wood and G. Muller. MdmtVmm In C«« tWm4Ti'* CelMmn. Divine services at thc Church of the Redeemer, Sunday, Fourth Advent, at 7:30 and II o'clock a. m. and 7:30 p. m. There will be a celebration of the Holy Communion at the early service. The Sunday school meets in the Parish hou.se at 10 a. m. The lesson subject is "Jesus' Death Foretold," Tuesday the aist, St. Thomas' Day, there will be a celebration of the Holy Communion in the church at 7:30 a. m. Regular Ad¬ vent services on vVednesday evening «t 8 and Friday morning at 10. The serv¬ ices on Christmas Day. Saturday, will include a celcAration at 7:30, and mom ing prayer and sermon and celebration at 10 a. m. On the aftemoons of Mon¬ day, Tuesday and Wednesd|ay; and on Monday and Tuesday evenings a gen¬ eral invitation is extended to all to meet in th^ Parish house for the purpose of preparing the Christmas greens. The ''Rector's Party" will Uke place on Tuesday evening. Monday night at the Odd Fellows' meeting—Freeport Lodge No. 600. E. V. Baldwin was nominated for Noble Grand, Clarence Van Riper and R. J. Murray for Vice Grand, renominations follows Recording Secretary vitation to all—It will be of interest to here reported that they had selected Fri- thc Germ.an-speaking population of the | day, January 7th, as the date of the village to know that on the Wednesday meeting to bo held in Board of Trade after Christmas, Dec. 29th, at 8:13 p.; Hall here. The Board donated the use ni., a preaching service will be held at \ of the hall for thc Qiristmas festivities this Church in the German language. Ifjof thc Sunday School children. circumstances prove to warrant it,, this: German service will be held regularly, I Residents here are receiving from as a mid-week service, every Wednes- several insurance br75kers rebates on day evening at 8:15. 'We believe that j their insurance owing to the fact that these services will meet a desire long | there is water service in the streets felt by Germans residing here, and j here. The rebating will be general when . heartily hope that the response to this i the water district is established and ac- Miles S."Rhodes?Fin.incral sTcVeVaVyV f""°""^,Tt:"* T"' K S^eneral among | cepted by the people. Those receiving Archer B. Wallace and Sylvester P. ' l":"^- A 1 Sunday services will continue | rebates are residents along the hnes of Shea. Treasurer. . '° '^^ '^""''^ ""' -"¦^'''^^^ , | the present mams. "Be of good cheer" will be the Sun¬ day morning sermon theme of the Rev. Charles Herbert Scholey at the First Presbyterian Church. In the evening there will be a Christinas Praise Serv¬ ice with an elaborate program of beauti¬ ful Christmas music. A Union Prayer Meeting will be held in thc Baptist Church on Thursday evening, Dec. 23rd., at which the Rev. W. A. Richard will be leader. We respectfully suggest an examin¬ ation of the holiday offerings by our local merchants by purchasers before travelling to the crowded shops of the city. Never in thc history of Freeport have the merchants select¬ ed their stocks 'with so much care. Why not make it worth their while? Editor Messenger: "I MW it In th* MMMnt«rl" Par Ymi—Cv«nrk«#jr's Cnlninn. After you read this, why not send a donation of some kind to Charles A. Signiond at his 24 Brooklyn Ave¬ nue, Freeport. address, so he can add it to thc good things he will distrib¬ ute at the Christmas Festival Christ¬ mas Day afternoon at his theatr<^. The poor children of the various sec¬ tions surrounding Freeport arc to he made happy if you will assist by sending candies, toys, fruit, clothing, etc., to Mr. Sigmond. The project is a worthy one and deserves the sup¬ port of all who are willing that others less fortunate should share in thc bolid&y giving spirit. Mr. Sigmond will acknowledge through both vil¬ lage papers all contributions received. We earnestly commend this to your attention. (Continaed on page 4) D* Yeu Want te Buy er Sell? Use Cverjrbetfjr's Celuntn. The racing committee of the Alpha Hook annd Ladder Co., who will go to the Watertown, N. Y. carnival of State Firemen is cornposcd of George Anthony, John McCaffrey. H. S. Wil liams, Sam. .Abrams, Henry Crevoir- serat, Everett Smith, Arthur Abrams, Mark Bookman. Geo. De Lap, Geo. Housey, Eugene Eldredge, William Field. Chas. Behr. F. A. Wood. Harry Gillman, Jesse Mollineaux, Edw. Mon¬ tross. Mr. 'Whithouse has advanced a good plan, which if followed out will be for tfce bi'ttertnent of the village, Hi^ idea is a club plan of buying trees to be set out by property owners on the high¬ ways here. The club plan will eaaUe folks to get trees at a lower cost than by individual buying. A number have signified their willingness to go into it and Roosevelt wili have a goodly nimi- ber of young shade trees planted l^ Spring. win suppose they will be talking incor¬ poration next. Ever notice how quiet thc oyster men from the Western part of thc Island are. Don't imagine for an in¬ stant they are going into the^Tjust. It takes a brave man to appear on the streets of F'reeport with the latest style hat issued by the fashion men of New York. Have only seen two 80 far. As we have said before a rail road signal bell at Ocean Ave. crossing would not be amiss in I'reeport vil¬ lage. ^ Says a daily paper of a prominent man "He began life as a barefoot boy" which recalls the fact that not many of us were born with our shoes on. Sounds of gun firing from Smith¬ ville South way is caused by Chas. Wood practising in secret for a record at the clay pigeon shoot to be held in January. He has been known to hit the side of a barn 10 feet away from it. Realty it is a good investment to buy a few Red Cross stamps. As the circulars say each stemp is a ballet against the dreaded disease tbe So¬ ciety is fighting. They are ic each and can be purchased at dmg and stationery stores. \ Cvenrbe^y's CehiMMt^ Pat* 4
|Title||South Side Messenger 19091217|
|Title||South Side Messenger 19091217|
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Hempstead Tax Rate Reduced Plenty of Good Reading
SOUTH SIDE MESSENGER
Vol 2, Numb«r 22
FREEPORT AND BELLMORE. N. Y., FRIDAY. DECEMBER 17, 1909
$1.00 Yearly, Single Copy 5 Cento
NISSIO TOWNS' EXPENSES
WBSETS SHOW INCREilSE IN HEMPSTEAD
$21,000. N. HEMPSTEAD, 21,000.
OrSTER BAr $28,000
Fron Wuilagh Way
THE CENTRE OF ACTIVITY
Received from Baldwin
On Monday night a ench re was held in the Fircmcns Hall.
N'ew steps have been placed in front of the Freeport Club.
Tl^e Hook and Ladder Co. held a mcetinK on Thur.sday night last in the truck house.
I J. R. Seaman writes on incorporation Vigilant Hose Co. entertained, its jn the People's Column this week, active and honorary members Tues-
C. E. Livingston is back in town again after an absence of Bome time.
.¦\nnounccmcnt has been made of thc marriage of Mr. Percy O. Smith and -Miss ^lae Covert formerly of this place, j Beach .\vc- from Clias.
¦'¦ I Morrison, ex-Forema
Smith F. Pearsali has purchased the Raynor, ex-Assistan arge corner plot at Pine St. and Long Randall, were present D. Smith
Thc published budget, shown below, shows a considerable increase over last year. The peculiar situation is thc fact that while it is increased in North
Hempstead and Oyster B.iy towns and
their respective tax rates increased lOc' ~, ,,,, . „. , e tr- \ . ,, ,..•.,• ^ ,
on the hundred, a (lecr.en.v is noticed ./l^^^. VXhatsocvcr Circle of Kings] .Assemblyman William G. Miller has in the tax rate for the Town of Hemp- '^auKhters held a nieeting at the home | bee, around this week almost wholly stead. This is probably one of the "J ^'i"^- J>""'^ '^'- Seaman on Tuesday < recovered from his recent illness.
best Christmas gifts a supervisor can! ^"'^''""^"'"- i
hand to the resident of his town. The „, ^, . , , ,, . i This office acknowledges receipts of
budget follows: The Christmas e.Kcrcises of the church f,ne calendars from Wm. G. .Miller,
will be held on Sunday, December 26.\j-^^^ Guarantee and Trust Co.
day night with an old-time oyster I supper. Some, of the old familiar j faces, such as those of ex-Chief James ! VV. Cheshire, ex-Foreman Daniel
The Ladies' Aid Society was enter¬ tained this week by Mrs. C. W. Sprague.
SAD DEATH IN BELLMORE
CHOW enow club new HERE-FlltEIErS
BALL TO-WCHT-STAIION IMPROVEMENTS
-OTHER LOCAL NOTES
ian Gilson H |y Wheeler Glover was in town Tues-1 . ^^^ -sad death of John L. Whitmore.
t Chief I-:. S. !(lav with his new Overbnd touring car] '» reported this week. .After an illness
were present. Speeches i fresh from the factory. contmmng for live weeks he passed
were made by the men reminiscent
of the old times, which were enjoyed by those present.
away at his Oak St. home Monday af¬ ternoon at the age nf 3,5 years. /\ com-
Sunc}ay. at 8:30 p. m., following the evening service, the congregations of the Baptist, Mctliudist and
The scholars of thc public school will plication of diseases with pneumonia as hold their Christnias exercises the the hastening illness was the cause of Thursday before Christmas. ^ [ his death, lie resided in this village
I all his lifetime ami was kn'UH :inillti^l ....
Oirp of li>wn proiHTty
liitrnnt im iiiiii'iKlHin rood iKmdK .... itccctvrr o? Thxi'i*, iH^rc*'Mt»gcH ....
RcolviT of Tnxf-B, for notl<-<'«
For mlary fund, tnrluilliiK all ikt