, -I V ' 1 V' ' v v t . . t . 1 1 1 - -' fr' "" , y , ff , ! V TIH3 HOMO PATEB OP MIDDLESEX. 1 HE TVViaiNTY.FlCTn YUAlT ES Daily Home Ne ws. THE WELATHX. FBlr to-night and Tnra-day. COURT CLOS Albert Hardy Qets Dis-charge Under InsoN vency Act. OPPOSITION RAISES A POINT AND hihh.t-ii,,m1 CAHPFN TBH WAKTS A NEW THI L OTHER COURT M.K ITEHs, Monday, Dee. T. The lam sesslnn , tiie September term of court was held this morning and several matters of interest came up. Hardy Discharged From Debt. Alfcert Hardy's application for n ui.-i..' bv. mo insoivencv ant came uu mis morning before Judge Strong-. Notice had been gWen to the following creditors that the application would be made: John Whitehead, Thomas Hardy Thomas Stokes son. i jn. tsastedo, Noah Runvn John H. Folfe, Nathan Alien. William ooper. jieoeruK Davenport. Samuel Sr'tz. Frank Banker, Edward Hingher Dr. W' liamscn'8 estate, A. Vermenlp'a estate. American Laundry and Mrs. C oorneet-. , n.--m..u woouDnuffe, counsel for i nomas oioKeH Sons, one of the creditors, objected to the proceeding going u j"ii me ground that the pa per uuu not oeen mea and he moved to dismiss tne proceedings. Oeorge Berdine, counsel for Hardy, iieiu iimt iiib proceedings had been regular and the Court. took the same view ana denied the motion to set th proceedings aside. Lawyer Woodbrtdge then withdrew rrom tne court room, after having entered on the court minutes that he had appeared only to make the motion to dismiss. He Intends to carry the case up on this point. Mr. Hardy was the only witness examined., He testified that he had no property of money with which to meet the indebtedness against him. Judge Strong granted the discharge. Mr. Hardy's troubles date back over a year ago, when Stokes & Sons, who had secured a judgment against him, proceeded against him and caused his arrest and confinement In jail for some time. Then the Insolvency proceedings were started and he got ball and was released. Since that lime he has been living In Pin infield. : Carpenter Wunts Slew Trial. C. T. Cowenhoven gave notice that he would move for a new trial in the conviction of William -Carpenter, of Woodbridge, for assault on a neighbor. This matter will be argued at the next term or court RoNko Not Sentenced. Mr. Cowenhoven said that . he had expected that Rosko was to be sen tenced, to-day and he was on hand ready to plead for mercy. No word was received from the Prosecutor re garding this matter and It went over. Rosko is the man who was convicted of assault and battery. He had been indicted for manslaughter. The Evans' Estate Cnse. The matter of exceptions to Lazarlus I'reed's claim asalnst the Evans' estate, was not heard to-day, the date not being convenient to all of the lawyers. No date hag been set .for it. New Teritl To-morrow. Justice Fort will be here to open the December term of court to-morrow. Judge Strong will also hold court for the consideration of license matters. The Grand Jury will be In session and things will bo Interesting about the court house. NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J.. MONDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 7, 1903. TWO rKNTH NE PRISONER GOES ANOTHER'S BAIL. For Second Ti . win, Abuses III, yvife. Hllllm Foster o l. k "'ng very Wt,?J '"b"rer' dws him arresL C" V!. W S ad enlng her h t,,.," " . for thrcat- , .. " """"ce BP. miu in Jail and lat, ui Keep the peace. dam placed the er Phased him on bail On Saturday ew this time re-arrested, to keen .hi w,in Drenki the bonds . tiv-n. oucri Foster got out this .. mme bail as ho s'v"'s lnc man's bondsman, h. 1 16 stead of getting other people out. He re- h m n t f0StCT 'had Poised to get him out If he went his bail. Poster was ou tltT "'f PrmiSe -"en' he go JUSTICIIWAYZF" HERE AT 5.20. Justice Swayze telegraphed lawyer Hicks this afternoon that he will stop off here this afternoon on the 6.20 train and that he will examine the ballot t i pute in the Second Ward aldermame contest. Lawyers will be present at the court house at that time to argue, the matter. PERSONALS. fPer;onnl oaraernnha on ... are desired and appreciated by the Home ivews. The name of the writer should ac-comnanv the item, but in no case is this divulged. CHINESE BOY IS BECOjilTSG AMERICANIZED Nem Tong, the Chinese boy who came from the .Flowery Kingdom to be educated in New Brunswick, amused a number, of people on Hiram street this noon bv enfiraelriir in a snowball fight. His opponents were an Italian and a German youth. Tins allied forces poured in a cross fire, but Nem held his ground staunchly and ended the battle by chasing one of his enemies around the corner. CAUSE AXD EFFECT OF BOAT DISASTER Two steamboats that plied between this city and New York were destroyed by fire, and the' steamboat company went into the hands of a receiver. Both of these boats were used in carrying Sunday excursions. "Remember the Sabbath Day to keep It holy. "Pitman Herald. , - Special Sale Every Dor. Breast of mutton, 4c. t shoulder of mutton, 6c.; breast of lamb, 6c; shoulder of lamb, Sc.; mutton chops. 10c.; lamb chops, 12c; Cal. Hams. 10c; breast of veal. 10c., 'huck roast and steak. 10c ; Plate or brisket, fresh or corned. 6 and 6c; tieaa-eheese. our own make. 10c; rib roast. We. "n: Jersey chickens. 16 to 18c.: compressed orned beef, our own make: nn,surK i,ii. v. Schmidts, iw George street. "Phone, 24o- tft ChrlMinas GItt Galore. All records eclipsed. Stock of neckwear and furnishings-ail suitable Kift-rn than ever this vear. Exclusive stles and m.. nravnil. See our win dows; then step inside. Great assortment. At. J. Locwensteln, S9 Church street, onp. T. M. C. A. " Beer, Pork and Mutton Sale at O'Hara'g all this week, Bocf. 6c. lb.; beef roast, 10c. lb.; pork roast, 10c. lb.: Dork chons. 12c. lb.; mutton, 5c. ID., ices mutton. 10c. lb. 31 Easton avenue.-; 'eU 2123. tf Jacob Reed was out to-day for the first after an illness of ten days. Mrs. Clarence Oakley has been Visttinar Mrs. Rebecca Swackhammer, of Dunellen. Dr. C. E. Hart is confined to his" home by illness. Dr. Donohue is in attendance. Dr. and Mrs. Pockman are entertain ing tlie Misses Moore, of Greenbush, N. Y. Rev. and Mrs. Charles Gulick, of Montciair, are visiting relatives in town. Mrs. May Carter is entertaining Miss Anna Murray, of Congress street, Jersey City. Miss Clara Dunham sang a contralto solo at the First Presbyterian Church last evening. A. V. Montayne, of Jersey City Heights, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Thomas Flavell, of New street. Miss Ethel Voorhees, of George street, has returned after a pleasant visit with her sister, Mrs. Walter Dawson, of Phila delphia. Mrs. Lepperts and Mrs. Eden, who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs, Wilkle Robinson, of Palisades avenue, Jersey City, have returned home. A. C. Streitwolf, Jr., left this morn ing for Washington, D, C, where he will spend a few days as the guest of Congressman Wachter, of Maryland. Samuel H. Grey, former attorney general of this State and a brother of Vice Chancellor Grey, is critically ill of heart disease at his home in Camden. Clive B. Waite, oldest son of Mrs. F. "F. Waite, of Metuchen, and Mrs. Margaret Underwood, of Sandusky, Ohio, were married at Newark, last Wednesday and are residing there. The wedding is announced by Alfred Martin, formerly of 24 New street, to Miss Margaret Bremblat, of Brooklyn, which was solemnized at the bride's home on Thanksgiving eve, at 7.30 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Martin will leave to-morrow morning fur St. Augustine, Fla. They will be accompanied by Mrs. Martin's sister and Mrs. Priek-itt, of Metuchen, the latter going to Savannah. Word comes from Lancaster, Cal., of the death of Mrs. Holland, mother of Joseph Holland, the musician, formerly of this city. Mr. Holland and family are now residing on his almond ranch near Lancaster. The Delta Upsilon Fraternity gave a very enjoyable dance at their Chap ter House on Bleecker Place, bacuroaj evening. Among the patronesses were Mrs. E. L Stevenson, Mrs. KODeri Wood Johnson and Mrs. Payson. Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Voorhees, who were marnea on muv. " hoi-o taken uo their residence with his mother and sisters. Bayard and Kirk-patrick streets. The bridegroom is the son of the late Dr. A. F. Voorhees, of Basking Ridge. CASES DISPOSED OF IN DISTRICT In the District Court this morning judgment was given in the case ot James Ayres vs. G. Elias and A. J. Elias, tried November t6, the plaintiff getting S30.45 and costs. In the case of the National Cash Register Co. vs. Wm. H. Manlev judg- t of S8.37 and costs was give,, plaintiff. Judgment or possession t. was given the piaintin in mc - Dennis Hays vs. airs, wnu NEW PASTOR OF PARK CHURCH Rev. E. J. Meeker Installed Yesterday Afternoon Before Large Congregation. SEVERAL LOCAL PASTORS ASSIST IX THE INSTALLATION CERE MONIES REV. DR. K. V." SEARI.R, OP METCCHEJI PRESIDED. Rev. E. J. Meeker, successor of Rev. A, S. Van Dyke, was Installed as castor of the Highland Park Reformed Church yesterday afternoon at a service attended by a large gathering of people. The ceremonies began at 3 o'clock. A number of local ministers nssisted. Rev. E. V. V. Searle, of Metuchen. president of the classis, presided and opened the program with Scripture selec tions. Rev. M. H. Hutton, of the Second Reformed Church, read a Psalm. Rev. Dr. Raven, of the Seminarv. also read. Rev. W. W. Knox, of the First Presbyterian Church, offered prayer. THE "SASf JOSE SCALE' FARM CASE -They all admit that Graham McCrj mick's home-made candies have no eouai in town. , -There's a home-made teste Sch' lers' bread, cakes and rolls that ou wm enjoy. , -Hundreds of families use and praise Johnson's 20 cent tea. -Boys, have you seen ,th XTdhen ? Cap for 25c. at Stewart's Haberdasner -Collars with wlnes-the latest things. Stewart's Haberdashery. -For a combination Fire and Life In "trance Policy. se Rolfe' " P01 chimney flue linings. -The best tea to be had at any prfcj-Johnson's 60c. tea. . -Miislcal Instruments of all kind- "t Dreier'a. The hearing in the Nugent farm .. r.na over to Dec. transfer case na ,- - y, , . 28. It has excited a great deal of Interest. ' XEW TROLLEY SCHEDIXE. Beginning Dec. 1. the M. & & Traction Co. cars will leave Albany street for Metuchen 7 minutes before and 22 1-2 minutes after the hour. Bound Brook cars will leave 7 and S7 minutes aner iu Special at Feller'a. Breast mutton, 4c. lb;, chuck steak. 0c lb.: pork, chops, yKTU lb.; corned tef. 4c lb-- ca 'ket: white There is no denying the et that Streitwolf has the nes' j are ripht. furnishings in town. Prices ar tf too. sf J COLLEGE CHAPTER HOUSE THREATENED BY FIRE. Chl PI Lodge Endancered Sntanlay Afteraaon Alarma Were Coafnard. The Chapter House of the Chl Psl fraternity on' College avenue " caught fire about 4.30 Saturday afternoon, a six-year-old grandson of the janitor having developed an over-curiosity in matches which resulted in his touching off a curtain. A telephone call was sent to Liberty Hose Company, which responded at once. Later an alarm was rung In from Box 96 and other companies came. In some of the engine houses the alarm rang 95 instead of 96, which resulted in some of the companies going up Easton avenue instead of College avenue. A report started that there were two fires, which was erroneous. The fire was soon put out, only the woodwork around the window being burned. The students In the house had quite a scare, some of them starting to empty their belongings out of thu windows.- '- t ' . The charges were delivered by Rev. Dr. Searle and Rev. Dr. Corwin, of this city. At the close of the services the new pastor pronounced benediction. The musical program included a solo by H. Nevlus, H. Cortelyou was violinist and Miss Cor- telyou organist. Yesterday morning Rev. Mr. Meeker preached to his new charge from Cor. I, 22, 24. Mr. Meeker said In part: "St Paul, an apostolic preacher, in writing to the church at Corinth, finds it txpedient to explain somewhat the methods employed by him and hia co-laborers, and to give his testimony to the value of preaching if that preach ing has for its object the exaltation of Jesus Christ. "Talented ttachers among the Jews, wise philosophers among the Greeks, could see nothing remarkable or even praiseworthy in the preaching of the apostles. "There was no display of oratory, no eoreeous ritual, even the leader whom constantly claimed as their model, was apparently an unsuccessful Jew, who (Continued on page 2.) OBITUARY. WALTER M. HAWKES DIED LAST EVENING Walter M. Hawkes, son of John and Mary E. P. Hawkes, died about nine o'clock last evening at his home on Morris street, after a short illness. He was 37 years of age and was a cigar manufacturer, his place of business being on Neilson street, near the head of Richmond. He was also a musician of considerable ability and had played in several local orchestras. He was was well known in the city and will be greatly missed. The funeral will take place from the First M. E. Church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. DEATH OF WILLIAM F. MAX. After an illness of a few weeks, Wm. F. Max passed away at his home, 21 Plum street, on Sunday evening at 7.30 o'clock. The deceased leaves his father, three sisters and a brother. The funeral will take place on Wed nesday morning from his late home at 8.30 and from St. Peter's Church at 9 o'clock, where the funeral service will be held. Interment at St. Peter's cemetery. , Henry Coleman, of Newark. Henry Coleman, the well"known bus iness college man, of Newark, died yesterday. The school was closed to day. He had been 111 for some time. Fnnrrnf of Peter Mu(h. The funeral of Peter Muth, who died at his home on Delafleld street, on Thursday, took place from his home on Saturday morning. Funeral ser vices were held at St. John's German Church, . mass being read by Rev. Father Keuper. Interment at St. Peter's cemetery. Undertaker A. J. Martiu directed- Thomas Bnrke Lafd-at Rest. The funeral of Thomas Burke took place this morning, solemn high mass being celebrated at St. Peter's Church on the. arrival of the 10.28 train from Trenton, wher the deceased had died. Monsignor O'Grady conducted the mass and spoke liighl yof the deceased. Mr. Burke had been a keeper at State Prison, The pall bearers were: John Hagen, Thomas Leask. Daniel Hagerty. Michael Brown, Edward Moore and Charles Macintosh, all of Trenton. The interment was in St Peter's Cemetery.' Undertaker McDede had charge of the funeral. Rente's PritM. Jersey chickens, lC-17c. lb.; leg of mut ton 10c lb.: mutton cnops, hi. , breast of mutton. 6c. lb. : fresh hams, 13c. ih . -Unhnrk hams. 12 l-2c lb.: pork chops 12c. lb.; fresh shoulder pork. 10c. lb - corned beef. 5c. lb.: rump of corned beef ioc. lb.; leaf lard, 10c. lb.; boiled ham 25c. lb.: sweet potatoes, 3c. basket, round potatoes. 75c. bushel.; sauerkraut, Sc qt. 'Phone 2463. tf nrmntatt meat sale in town at Wolffs. Foreouarter 8pring lamb, 6c. lb.; fine roast pork. lc. lb.: roast veal. iiks. id ; breat veal, 7 l-2c. lb.: prime rib roast. 8 to 10c lb. 270 Burnet street. tf MISS HELEN KELLER'S VISIT TO METUCHEN. Blind. Deaf and Daub. She Enjoy the Call of Thene Wh Come to See Her. During a visit that Miss Helen Keller, the blind deaf mute, made to the Metuchen home of Mr. Henry M. Al-den, editor of Harper's Magazine, Miss Keller astonished her friend, Miss Annie Alden, by suddenly rising from her seat on the porch and' saying inher peculiar, artificially produced twnes, "There goes a railroad train!" Now the home of the Aldens is at least three-quarters of a mile from the Metuchen station of the Pennsylvania railroad, and not one of the little party with all their faculties, who had been asked to meet Miss Keller, had heard the train, nor could it possibly be seen. So Miss Alden asked with wonderment: "Why, Helen, how could you tell? You can't see it; you can't hear It? How do you know?" As soon as the words had been read by Miss Keller with her thumb on Miss Alden's throat for the stroke of the glottis, and her first and second fingers tracing the lip articulation, she replied with peculiarly sweet smile: "Why, don't you know, I smell the smoke." When the children who had been invited especially to meet her were Introduced, Miss Alden's guest passed her Intelligent hands on their little faces. She ended by saying to one, "I believe you look like my Jittie sister." Then-she showed them her watch, made with raised hands which register the time on the outer surface in such a manner that they may be read by the fingers. - One of the guests, who had almost declined the invitation, earing that it might be sad to meet a young girl whose life Is so shadowed, learned a lesson in cheerfulness by her visit. It would be hard to find a-sunnler, sweet er countenance than Mifis Helen Kelr ler's. BOH 1 SOUTH AMBDY. The Pennsylvania Railroad Purchases the Scully Docks, IT PLANS TO MAKE THE TOWN THE LARGEST COAL SHIPPING PORT ALONG THE JERSEY COAST. As a first step in the improvements which the Pennsylvania Railroad proposes to make In South Amboy, the company has purchased the large docks owned and operated for many years by John Scully, and It will as-sutce control on January 1. Other rroperty owned by the company will bo improved and South Amboy will be made the largest coal shipping pert along the coast of New Jersey. An official of the company said yesterday that about J3,000,000 will be spent. , The improvements, he said, will Include the installation of huge steam cranes which lift cars bodily from the rails and dump their cargoes into chutes which empty into the hold of a ship. Each crane will have a capacity of twenty cars an hour. At present there are seventeen tracks in the yards. According to the proposed plan this number will be increased to twenty-seven. OPENING OF PERTH AMBOY LIBRARY. The public library which Andrew Carnegie gave Perth Amboy, was opened to the public this morning. It cost $20,000. The land was given by Adolf and Leonard Lewlsohn and James C. McCoy. The city agreed to appropriate annually $2,000 for the maintenance of the library. The gift of the $20,000 was secured by 'Wil liam H. Hesser three years ago. At that time Mr. Hesser was secretary and treasurer of the Board of Trus tees of the Public Library, which was organized in 1888 by a number of wo men. In 1896 it had been made by a popular vote a public institution. The present officers of the library are: President, F. W. Kitchel: secre tary and treasurer, S. G. Garretson; trustees, W. P. Bradley, Oswald Speir and C. D. Snedeker; librarian. Miss E. Hazel Mulligan. Over five thousand volumes are on the- shelves. When the site was given by Messrs. Lewlsohn and McCoy It was accompanied by a gift of $1,000 for the purchase of books. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE. (Special Dispatch to the Home New3.) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. The annual message of President Roosevelt was read as soon as the regular session of Congress began. The message was about 17,000 words in length. The chief interest centered upon the Isthmian canal question. To this subject not less than a quarter of the message was devoted, and the position taken is one of vneQuivoeal defense of every act of the administration. The President declares that under the enabling act of last year it has not been necessary for him to consider the alternate Nicaragua route and that the question Is not by which of two routes shall the canal be built, for this Is settled. It is simply shall we have the Isthmian canal. ' The message places the onus for the Columbian fiasco squarely upon the Columbian government and Columbia's efforts to conciliate the ITnlted States with an-offer to ratify the canal treaty is dismissed with the statement that It merely furnishes proof that the government really had control of the situation at the time the treaty was repudiated, but did not choose to exercise It. The mesage, in extenso, will found on pages 6 and 7. be GOOD COLLECTION MADE AT MT. ZION CHURCH Yesterday was rally day at the Mt Zion A. M. E. Church and the various clubs that have been making , collections -during .the past nmonth, 'for the current exocr.ses of the church, ren dered their reports. There are several clubs in the church and all of them entered Into the collection energetical ly. The stewards handed In yesterday $75.07. which will go to the pastor, Rev. J. H. Christmas for salary. Mrs. Harriet Henson. who represented the Queen ot England and her twelve members of parliament, v collected $20.50. Mrs. Etta Jackson and a cabl net of twelve, representing America, collected $22.30; Mrs. Sarah Ward, and followers, representing Ireland, hand ed In $16.97. Other collections amount ed to the following: Mrs. J. H. Christmas, mite society, $14.19; Eden of Par adise. $37; Winant Club, $18.91. Mrs. Waterhaus, representing Germany, $17 The total amount of the collections were $221.95. The pastor, Pev. Mr, Christmas, Is greatly nleased with the result and desires to especially thank the white friends of the church who so kindly aided in the collections. There are several cards still out and the collec tors are reauested to make returns to the pastor at his home. 25 Division street. a MARSHAL THINKS HE MET . . .- TWO HIGHWAYMEN Marshal Offenberger, of South River, while driving to that place from this city early Sunday morning, near Fox's Gully, says that two men who were driving in the same direction asked him to have a race. The constable had Just locked a man up and he did not care to have any more dealing with bad men for a whole day. So he ignored the men who wanted to 'race. He sized them up as highwaymen. , After a while, he declares, that the men ordered him to stop, threatening to shoot him if he did not slacken up. The Marshal shot a couple of bullets into the air, so as to be In on the ground floor as far as shooting went. The alleged highwaymen fled. The story Is not as good as it would have been If the officer of the law had permitted the men to rob him, so as to get evidence against them, and had then arrested them both and brought them back to town in his wagon, holding them In check with a revolver. But then Marshal Offenberger's specialty is not burglars. C. B. STOCT MEMORIAL SERVICE. Memorial service for the late Charles B. Stout will be held in the First Baptist Church, this Monday evening. Dec. 7. Rev. Henry M. Sanders. D. D.. of New York City, will make the principal ad dress. There will be special music, Includ ing solo by Leo Mullen, the local baritone. Cold hands and our gloves soon be come warm friends. Stewarts naoer-dashery. tf Th remifriA Vipnna bread and rolls are made only by Schusslers in this city. wThnim lirtt tint riajntv rolls that YOU like so much are made by Schusslers.' tf -Special prices to clubs in musical In struments. G. Dreier, 75 Church street. ORGANIZATIONS CLOSE , ' THEIR JOINT FAIR The fair of Liberty Band and the Knights of the Golden Eagle came to a close In Armory Hall Saturday evening after a successful week, each organiza tlon making a neat profit out of the ven ture. '. ; 1 William Messier won the contest for a diamond ring, collected about $38. New ton Montgomery withdrew from the con test,' and Frank Acker .collected $5. Frank Coats won a bronze figure of a horse. There was a large turnout at the fair's close ' "BEN-HUR" AT THE NEW YORK. The remarkable public interest that still exists In "Ben-Hur," despite the fact that It is now in the fifth year of its presentation, serves to keep the New York Theatre packed to its capa city at every performance. Although now In the last weeks of Its revival at the New York, there la not an lndl cation of falling off In attendance and the advance sale manifests the. same spirit as In the first weelt of Its run, Fara at Gallagher's. A splendid line of furs has just ar rived at Mrs. Gallagher's millinery store, on Church street. Mrs. Gallagher has also made other departures by putting in a splendid stock of gloves, cushions, handkerchiefs and neckwear. But, what Is more Interesting, is the fact that the prices on all these articles- are extremely rea sonable, tf Rainbow Sociable and Supper. A rainbow social and supoer will beheld at George s Road Baptist Church on Wed nesday and Thursday evenings, Dec. 9 and 10. An entertainment consisting ot dia logues and solos will be among the at tractions. Admission free. Supper. 3b cents. J. V. Hubbard will furnish stage to carry party of 18 or 20 for $4.00. di-3t Millinery. A fine assortment of trimmed millinery at extraordinary low prices at Miss Mc Fadden's Parlors, 431 George street. OZ(-lIt- Umbrellas covered and repaired at Dreier a. 76 Church street. ti Greatest dlsnlav of umbrellas ever brought into this city, at Cooper's, George street. Wonderful snow. Bee tnem. u Our teas and coffees are the finest to be had; we wajit you to Know ana enjoy them. Imperial Tea Co., 61 Hiram street. Prepared ham Is very nice for breakfast. lunch, dinner or supper. We have it In small or large quantity; sliced or whole. Baier's, 95 Albany street. tf Say "Yubadam" and you get a bully Sc. smoke, made by H. Schwartz, 8 Peace street ' tf The onlv mo vine pictures that don't hurt the eyes may be seen in Seele's win dow, Church street. tf Umbrellas to suit everybody, from SOe. tn turn. If vou want to see a beautiful display, see Cooper's store. Holiday shoes, bags, cases and umbrellas. . tf None like the Vienna biscuits, rolls and bread such as you can get only at Schusslers'. . tf The model bakery Schusslers', George street. tl- RhnMi that nlease nil in comfort, style and guaranteed lowest prices, at Cooper's, , 376 George street, tf Vine nork roast. 9c. lb. : roast beef, C. lb.; corned beef, 5c. Ib., at Wolff's. tt Organizations, get a notice in the ! "Events to Come" column when print- lng and advertising orders are sent to the Home News. ti BISHOP SCARBOROUGH AT LOCAL CHURCHES. Large f liiHxea Confirmed at Three EuiNPopal ParlHhea Yesterday. Rt. Rev. John Scarborough, bishop of New Jersey, made his annual visitation to this city Saturday and Sunday. Saturday evening in the Christ Church parish building a reception was given the bishop by the Christ Church Club at which a large number of men of the parish greeted their diocesan head. The reception was also made an occasion of rejoicing over the twentieth year of the rector, Rev. E. B- Joyce, In this parish. Yesterday morning the Bishop presided at the services in Christ Church and confirmed a class of twenty-one. He preached to the congregation, taking as his text St. Luke xviii, 8: "When the Son of man cometh, shall He find faith on the earth?" Speaking to the parish the Bishop congratulated the members on their excellent standing and upon the progressive spirit shown in their parish building. The choir was complimented on their singing despite the absence of organ accompaniment. Dr. Scarborough also congratulated the pastor warmly upon reaching his twentieth year as rector of the church. There wai a celebration of the Holy Communion after the sermon as well as the usual early morning celebration. Yesterday afternoon the Bishop visited St. James Church, Piseata way-town, and preached his annual sermon to that parish. A class of three was confirmed. In the evening Bishop Scarborough visited the Church of St. John the Evangelist, where a third class was confirmed before a large congrega tion. ELKS HONOR ' THEIR DEAD. Impressive flemorial Services at First M, E. Church, WILLIAM H. FRIDAY DELIVERS EL-OQI ENT ORATION AN ATTRACTIVE MI SICAL SERVICE CHVRCH CROWDED TO THE DOORS. KILLED HIS PARAMOUR, THEN SHOT HIMSELF NEW YORK. Dec. 7.-Matilda Wood, of No. 29 Cooper street, Brooklyn, wife of H. J. Wood, a compositor, was the mys terious woman victim of Lester C. Fitz gerald, who shot her and then killed him self, in a room in the Hotel Gallivan Driggs avenue and Broadway, Brooklyn to-day. -..' Mr. Wood positively identified the body of the woman as his wife. He declared his implicit belief in her Innocence, how ever, and said that although he had known Fitaurald for a year he was not aware that the dead man and Mrs. Wood were acquainted with each other. YELLED TO GET INTO JAIL.. Thomas Lawless was howling on Paterson street In the rear of the Jail building about 1 o'clock this morning and succeeded in awakening most of the neighborhood. - Somebody took Lawless around to the entrance of the 1ail and the jailer took him In, the police sending a commitment up for him. THREE FROM SOUTH RIVER. Three South River men have been landed in jail for thirty days each for disorderly conduct: Joseph German, Alden Berchok and Clovis Jokes. May or Mark committed them. Specials at Feller's. Rre.ist of lamb. 3 l-2c. fb. : highly sea soned Jersev pork sausage. 10c. lb.: Cali fornia hams. 1-2C. in. ; sraoKea nams. 12 l-2c. lb.; chuck steak, 3 lbs. for 25c., sirloin steak.. 2 lbs. for 25c: porterhouse steak, 2 lbs. for 2Sc; pork chops, off the loin, 11c. lb.; porn roast, me; tresn snoui- ders, 10c. lb; salt pork. 10c. lb.; corned beef, 5c. (cabbage free with all purchases of corned beef); onions, 16c. naif pecK; potatoes. 19c. half bushel; sweet potatoes, 26c. half bushel. 10 Hiram street. tf Den't Be Timid, But Come to look. You need not have any idea of buviner In order to know all about our pianos and their various prices and terms, w netner you care 10 ouy or nui vou eet identically the same attention here. Call to-night. J. Fred Gibeson. Wi Neilson street, near Paterson street. d5-3t Special Millinery Bargains. Tho PnlnpA of Fashion. 77 Church street are offering special bargains in trimmed and untrimmed felts, beavers, ostrich feathers, pompons, wings, biros, etc. iney have also a beautiful line of laces and handkerchiefs, and ladles' neckwear. B. T. Barcalow & Co. tf Sale of Trimmed Millinery. At reduced prices for this week. Hats formerly from $1.00 to $25.00 now from 49 cents to $18.00. Mourning, velvet, chll-drens' and outing hats in all popular styles and shades. Special value in birds, breasts, pompons, flowers, foliage, etc. Mrs. R. Lewis, 108 Church street above George. 'Phone 2654. tf . Sacred Heart Fair Cloaea Monday evening, Dec. 7, with a euchre. Music Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. d2-5t Malllard's. Belle Meade and other de licious confections the place for them, Schusslers'. tf Before eoing to New York for your Holiday Goods, step in and see what great assortment Cooper has in shoes,, bags and umbrellas. Please to snoe you. "it Fxcellent tobacco low price the Am erican Perfecto cigar made by Walter M. Hawkes, 130 Neilson street. ii Greatest meat sale in town at Wolffi's. Phone, 2131. 270 Burnet street. tt Nine members of New Brunswick Lodge, No. 324, B. P. O. E., have passed away since the institution of the lodge and In accordance with the universal custom of the order a memorial service was held yesterday afternoon to perpetuate their memory, to again express the esteem in which they were held and to give words of comfort to their families. The First Methodist Church was completely filled with Elks and their friends yesterday afternoon. Every seat in the place was occupied and standing room was at a premium. Admission was by invitation until 2.45 o'clock, after which the doors were thrown open. A number of Elks acted as ushers. Members of the families of the departed Elka were present. The Elks occupied seats together in the body of the church. After Chopin's, solemn "Funeral March" by organ and 'cello and "Tarry With Me, O My Savior," by Baldwin, rendered by the quartet. Exalted Ruler William H. Everson, explained the object of the gathering and the men of the lodge gave the slg-n of grief with him. The opening ode was sung by lodge and audience, after which' Rhys Thomas sang "Come Unto Me" sweetly and tenderly. Rev. Linn E. Wheeler made the prayer, after whicn the quartet- sang "Yea Though I Walk, and George E. Clauder rendered a 'cello "Largo," by Handel. The oration was delivered by William H. Friday, of Brooklyn, whose subject was "Our Tribute on Life's Journey." He spoke for forty-five minutes,-in which he made clear the aims of the order, its duties to its fellow men, and paid a tribute to the memory of. the departed. He is a pleasant speaker, his delivery being smooth and even with no oratorical effects, his voice soft and mellow, yet easily heard in all parts of the church. He clothed his thoughts in beautiful language. He showed how in the present state of society the dead are soon forgotten and how the Elks have changed that order of things, rendering unto their dead their just mead of praise, speaking of them as they were known to the members. Mr. Friday dwelt at some length on ' the growth of the order, tracing its remarkable growth from a few lodges a few years ago to 900 lodges and 200,000 members to-day. During the past year the order dispensed for charity alone $200,000. Re told of the erection . of the National Elka' Home at Bedford City, Va., for the aged and indigent of the order. He told of the conventions of the order, of the membership embracing the best people of 1 (Continued on page three.) DIED. ' . HAWKES In this city. Dec. 6. 1903. Walter M.. son of John and Mary E. D. Hawkes, in the 3th year of his age. Relatives and friends of the famllv are invited to attend the funeral from the First M. E. Church on Wednesday after noon at 2 o'clock. MAX Tn this city, on Dec, 6, 1903, Wil liam F. Max. Relatives and friends are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, 21 Plum street, on Wednesday morning at 8.30 and St. Peter s Church at 9 o'clock. WILCOX At South River, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 1903. Julia T., beloved wife .of Capt. John Wilcox. Relatives and friends are respectful!? invited to attend her funeral from her late residence on Mam street, v ednesday. Dec. 9, at 2 p. m. LOST Bank containing nearly $5. Re turn to Home News office. d7-3t FOR SALE Pair of 3 1-2-year-old steers. Apply to Alex. Gottschalk, Monmouth Junction, N. J. d7-lw . 1 COAL I I lU HIGH GRADE CAMEL COAL. NOTE All coal weighed on City Scales when so requested by patrons. Promptness, up-to-date delivery, and satisfaction guaranteed. RAB1TAN COAL COMPANY. Commerce Square. NEW BRUNSWICK BUSINESS COLLFGE, 380 George Street. t Day and Evenlae Sessions. Night School. Is held In the same rooms that the day sessions are. Each student is instructed privately, and the stud'es are arranged in such a way that no one need hesitate about taking a course here. What is needed is the decision to begin, and then the will power to "stick" tc it. The expense is so very low that the opportunity is within the reach of all. It is a well-known fact that a course at night school has been an all-important factor and an excellent stepping-stone in the success or hundreds of men ann women who have attained positions of trust, onor. and responsibility. You can enter any school night For the Day Course, you can enter on an school day. J. w. wilmun, rnnnps!.
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