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w-tate UOOllACfflE'S UAYOR III JAIL FOR ASSAULT - " ' " , ;. ' ' k : : His Allesed Victim Is In Hacken- sack Hospital Near by with ;" . a Broken Jaw. .' HIT FROM BEHIND, HE SAYS Town Polities snd Dispute Over Land Taken for a New Road Cup-- posed Reasons for Attack. - a " a to ex- . Spttial l TW Srm Ytrk Timts. MOONACHIE. J.. Mar ll.-Robert L Craig., Mayor of this, Uttla village, wboaa chief claim to fame la many brickyards. Is In th Hackensack Jail, charged with assaulting Jamas XJvesey, also of Moonachle, who Is ra th Hackensack Hospital with a broken- Jaw and other les sever Injuries. XJveser told his sis ter. Miss Mary" "B. JJvesey, who is school . teacher here, . that Craig struck him from behind with a blunt instrument, and that when he regained, con- scIousbim th Mayor was- standing over him beating him, - . y The assault occurred yesterday after noon, soon after th departure of th 3:30 train from HScksnsaclC Th Mayor was a passenger on th train. Llve-aey, who la th Democratle committeeman for Moonachl Borough, waa at the, station to see a friend off.. As soon as ths train pulled out XJvesey set out for Moonachle, and Craig, he says,, followed him. Near an old bridge on .Wood ridge Ave nue, a quarter of a mile from tb station. Livesey says, th Mayor unexpectedly attacked him. The. blow from" behind felled Livesey, and when he was found an hour later his right Jawbone waa frac tured in two place, his .left Jawbone was dislocated, and his face and body were covered with bruises. 2?o one Is known to have witnessed ths assault, although Livesey says hs believes that a boy named Saviello saw It. Livesey and his sister, who is a member of the Board of Education as well as a teacher, have long been In th disfavor or cratg. Tb assault, it is said, grew out of a dispute concerning the building of a new public road. Land belonging to Craig and also to tne uveseys waa taken for the new road, and Craig Is said to have leaente dthe taking of more of his land than of th Livesey for the public Im provement. . i In addition to this. Miss Livesey, aa a member of the oBard of Education, ad vocated Drocresrlv policies in th admin istration or the scnooia, ana crraig opposed her Idias. At a recent school election sh caused the arrest of on of th Mayor's friends, who attempted to vote twice. Th friend was convicted. ' I am sur." said Miss Livesey to- dav. " that Cralr tried to kill mr brother. Ha strucx mm witn some son oi a oiiuii Instrument, but th blow must have been a glancing one, striking him on the tide instead of the back of the bead, and thnt Is probably the reason why he Is alive today. It is a wonder that he did not try to harm me. for I have worked agaliut him and Ms nenenmen at every oppor tnitv. My brother is In a serious coiki; tlon. and 1 intend to do everything within my power to se that Craig gets his Just deserts for this brutal and cowardly as sault." Two rears ago Mayor Craig was ad' Judged guilty of contempt of court by Vice Chancellor Howell at Newark for falling to pay his wife $273.23 back all mony. Craig was given a week' time in wbicn to a fine o Hackensack r- JalL The court record! shew that Mayor Cratg deserted hi;wll; snd two daughters on Feb. 20, 1 '- n ' Juatlco K. M. Johnson of Hackensack Issued the warrant for the arrest of Vraig last; night. Constaol Hagerman! was sent to M&onacnie to get the acey-o olicUl, but was unable to find ;Mt-rrlenfls of the At ay or promised llager-maa they would deliver Craig this mcrn-ing. and they kept their word. , Constable tiarerman met toem at me Hackensack and placed Craig under ar- - . r-r I. aua Munmitted tO liL and the matter of ball wUI be considered on Monday. lie la 40 years old. : W hen arrerted Mayor trraig was to make a statement. - He tleciaisa.; say ing t did not tftinx it proper i mi time. He did not deny the assault, wt-ever. His lawyers ar Capt. Addison 1-1 of Rutherford .and E. C Irioa of Hack-enasck. . , -,-!. 8- TURNS THIEF TO GO ABROAD. German Hoped to b Deported. , hut . v Misconstrued the Law. ; A young German, who cam to 'j this country two and a . half years ago, to make his fortune as a violinist and artist, but had to compromise for a time and so became a waiter in a third-class restau rant, told Magistrate O'Connor yesterday In th TorkvUlS Court, that be committed burglary m th Saloon of Peter Prang. 1,009 Third Avenue.' He asked to be de ported as a felon. .. -: Th prisoner, William Dorme, Z3 year old, of 174 But Eighty-second Street, aald h had a sweetheart in .Germany jiand longed to see her. He had such bad luck her that he had been unable to raise the price of a steamship ticket. Tb .only way h could think of to get back homwas to get Into the hands, of th police. Who, he thought, would deport him under the Immigration laws. But Dorme has been her Just half a year too long for thla clause of the law to be invoked against him nr. rather for him. . Hs had to pawn hi violin. Later his watch went the same way. He trudged in and out of the offices of the publishers and printers with sketches, which were considered wonderful in the little town he cam from, but only fair to middling in New "York. Patrolman Halioran rinisned tne story. He found - Dorme - behind the ban; of Prang s saloon, smoking a cigar. Dorm caught signt or mm, walked out. ana sur rendered himself. . He -had . broken into th saloon through -a Sid : window. He was held in $1,000. for trial., r , 5, EXPORTS OF COTTON GOODS. ; - . . r r ' 3 : Figures for Nina Months- Show j;ln- crease In Salea to ths Far East - Figures covering! exports of cotton goods from ths United Bute during tb Sine months ended March, 1012, show ship ments aggregating ' 848.000,683 yards. against 244.144.377 In 1911. and 218,583,354 yards during the corresponding period In 1910. The values f the goods exported totaled $23,000,183. $17,277,804. and $13,-881.508 respectively.' - . , " ij Of the total for 1012, exports of tin- bleached goods aggregated 176,857,613 yards, valued at $12,227,648. Bleached gooas snipmems loiaiea At,n,vvi ;rw dav this amount, together f $10. or b committed to the lvely. gOOOS inipnicni, wwcu M,tnn,iAj ciua, valued at $2,125,147. Shipments of colored goods, dyed, painted, or printed, amounted to 14X138,588 yards, valued ,at $8,653,- 500- 1- . . " i . v Exports to unma neaa tne list or s nip-men ts to the various countries with a total of 83,340,872 yards, valued at $5,880.-57a Philippine shipments ar second. With K2.fl0ft.881 vards. valued at S2.947.C31. Ship ments to Aden for distribution in the Red Sea districts come third, with an aggre- fate yardage of 23.SS1.573, of the value of 1.313,236. v- Of th three leading countries, export to China show the greatest gain in total yardage and value during the nine month ended March, 191L The 1912 ahipment to China exceeded those of the previous year by 87.988.494 yards and $2,858,546 in value. Philippine shipments were greater by over 13.fiO0.O0O yards, and exports to Aden bv nearly 10.000.000 yards. The gains with in value were $26,729 and $320,527 respect. -g,asaira

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 12 May 1912, Sun,
  3. Page 16

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