Boots still cost fifty dollars. Such luxuries as mirrors and stoves cost as high as seven hundred dollars each.
The stoves were provided, and an uncommonly full attendance the next Sabbath showed the very general interest the matter had excited.
The chorister, even, was frequently among the missing, but was charitably supposed to be subject to the ague. Efforts were made to prevail upon the elderly part of the parish to permit the introduction of stoves with long funnels.