The Central New Jersey Home News from New Brunswick, New Jersey on June 9, 1904 · 1
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OF THE CITV OF NEW BRUNSWICK WANT ADVS.ON PAGE TWO. WATCH EM GROW THE WEATI Partly cloudy to-night and" Friday; (bowers in north portion. TWENTY-SIXTH TEAR. NEW BRUNSWICK, ff.'J., TFIURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 9, 1904. TWO CENTS iiOMB OAIB 11 HE y FDR VALENTINE One of the Defaulter's Victims Calls for His Punishment. REVIEWS THE HISTORY OF VALENTINECLAIMS THAT HE STOLE FOX SIX YEARS HE HAD NO SYMPATHY FOR HIS VICTIMS. ' To the Editor of the Home News: It is with some satisfaction that the ' unfortunate depositors of the defunct Middlesex County Bank read your paper as to the punishment of thut bank thief, who did not have even the excuse of poverty " for his sneak thieving, and who reached out his fingers like the tentacles of a devil-fish, in every possible direction, to steal from. He stole from the rich and the poor, the widow and the orphan, the wage-earner and the Hewing girl, from those who curtailed the neces-cities of life that they might have in their old age or in sickness a source from which to relieve their wants; that he might squander his stealings in gambling, doing up the Tenderlon and speculating in stocks; if he made a profit, to go into his own pocket; if he lost, those from whom he stole, to bear it, not to mention the amount spent on oostly diamonds which will no doubt descend as family heirlooms. It is hard to believe that this fellow, with his gigantic stealings, has not got in hiding a large amount of his plunder. Valentine, from all sources, stole in the neighborhood of three hundred and twenty thousand dollars, namely: lie stole from the Middlesex County Bank, as shown by the Heceiver's report, gome two hundred, and sixty-five thousand dollars. lie stole from the Savings Bank some thirty thousand dollars. , Me stole !, from Bviegs, whose assignee he was, an amount supposed (as he kept no account) to be some twenty thousand dollars, if.not more, he also had his thieving fingers in a building loan to an amount hard to ascertain. He forged Brieg's name to a note or fifteen hundred dollars (no indictment.) This robber, who got loose on Perth Arnboy, stole, forged, falsified accounts, made false statements and swore that they were right to deceive the public and the Banking Department. He had no mercy on any one. He commenced his criminal career as soon as he entered the bank, and continued it for six long years. The first year that he was in the bank he stole over seven thousand dollars, five thousand of which was in cold rash in on haul. He left wreckage, ruin and financial disaster in his wake, which has not as yet been recovered from. And when thi rascal comes cringing before the court and begs for mercy can he not be met with the inquiry! '"What mercy did you show to those who so foolishly trusted you and whom you unmercifully robbed?" "What mercy did you have for the poor and unfortunate from whom you so heartlessly stole? What consideration did you have for those directors, whose confidence you .betrayed ana who ou ruined and in whose faces you laughed as you told the story of your base crimes on the witness stand at Newark ?" Valentine for all these crimes has served a term in State Prison of only four years and eight months (the hard labor part of which Is amusing). Think of it. Judge Strong a short time ago sentenced a man, who was so unfortunate as not to have any one to express a maudlin sympathy for hm, to a term in the same prison of five yearg for stealing a horse worth seventy-five dollars. Valentine's crime was wide-reaching and disastrous to the public and involved loss to many, (Continued on Page Two.) RUMORS AFLOATABOUT GEORGE M. VALENTINE Two rumors reached town today about George M. Valentine. One of them was that Woodbridge people had Invited him to leave town and the other was that a reception had een given in his honor at Woodbridge. People could take their choice which they wanted to believe. Inquiry snowed that both were false. TRIED TO SELL A THREE WEEKS OLD CALF Policeman Faulkner this afternoon found IT Lubski, who has a farm near Rnolswood trvlng to sell a three weeks Ml dowV town. He took the farmer and calf to the police station. Lr. Clark, ?hed hSilth inspector, was there and explained to the man that it aglm The law to sell veal so young. The farmer took the calf home. ST. AGNES EXAMINATIONS. Examinations of the "$"1. St Peter's School and St. Agnps am demv were started today by Mgr. O-Oradv. assisted by the other priests of 8t. Peter's Church. - . THEnME FOR CAMERAS. Tin vou intend to go on a vacation this yea? ,p)bb& to tie St. LoUis Fa r or 7o the seashore or the mountains if so one-half of the pleasure will be in hay ing nn Kastman Kodak, the best mase ocameras In the world today, with thejr non-curling Alms All Des .nO, no. $5 00. $S.oO. $6.00, $10.00. S12.00 $16.00, $20 00, $25 00 and up Evemhhig in printing papers and ehernlca . velox : paper Pnts deg machines the largest aeaiers m ' Brothers, 50 Dennis St. T-...ihi fA r.t-t Awav tuiiwsaiut. w " ' 4 From the fact that we seU the primest ouamies of meats a fffij ur meats nr r ik. .rntrt mnnpr in which they are cut and prepared for your table Our service is pVompt and obliging at all Umes. Val. Schmidt. 840 George street. Te. 245 R. Special corned beef, 4c lfc. " T.nweot Prii-e still Prevail at Wolff' mne cornea neei, in v. IK. msai venl. IOC 10. All other kinds' of vegetables at the lowest t,rir in h city. 27 OBurnet street. Phone, 213 J. At Scheuer's. Best butter. 22c lb. , j,. .aid flavors ftt l npy nave seine u.timj " Orah, McCormick's soda water fountain this season. l, Dunhara'i coconnut, 10 cent boxes ror C cents nnil 5 cent boxes for cents, at Adolph Hanauer's. 91 Church street, tt The finest Wisconsin rv.amery Butter. 22 cents a pound at, the Imperial lea Co s new store, 91 Church street. tr -The Pitman M. E. Union will meet tonight at the home of Alvin Reed. MERC CHORAL SCORES GREAT TRIUMPH WITH "CREATION." Haydn's Masterpiece Sung With Expression and Power Before Large Audience. . I'll! I 1 1 1 i i ' 'i i f",j'l'hll,!lMMl lit , 1 , " ht I, mr il I! 1 i'l '! Ii If i! f'l ll I'l II, l" I m vim tool il'lk i i 'i i 1 1' i 1 1 I I I l , I'l'l I f-,'1!' AH i' I f ii U .it ii1! I i'Ii h i' i 1 'Hi W ', !' W ii I m i ,i i nil 1 1 ii in, WOP inn i hJr Arthur Drake, Choral Complete success is the term which best describes the third and last concert of the season given by the New Brunswick Choral Society last night. The Second Keformed Church, where it was held, was comfortably filled with musie lovers when the hour arrived for the rendition of "The Creation," the masterpiece of the great composer, Franz Joseph,, Haydn. The soloists,' around whom much interest was centered were: Mary Hissem de Moss, soprano; John Young, tenor, and Julian Walker, bass. The solo work of the "Creation" is largely allotted to the soprano, tenor and bass parts. Mary Hissem de Moss, whose exuisite LOTS OF ROOM AT , w... PAWNEE BILL'S SHOW Westward ho! . - Tomorrow Pawna.u8iU'-.WiM " West will pitch camp in this city and extend a royal welcome to visitors to the land of war whoops and lassoes. With a show that is bigger and better than ever, more exciting and Instructive with its comparison challenging novelties, ' the "white rhlef of the Pawnees' as Major Gordon V. Llllie is culled, will make his bow at the head of his immense convocation of the world's horsemen. From the grand review at the beginning, wherein are in troduced all the varied types ana races which go to make up the cosmopolitan aggregation, down to the very end, each succeeding feature will be found more attractive, Inspiring and instructive than its 'predecessor. Tuore is no attempt to lane tne puuiic there is none of the tinsel and glitter of the circus. Puwnee Bill exhibition derives its extraordinary attractiveness from the absolute realism in all its component parts. Each man and rider, with simple naturalness, does the things that have in other days been his daily part in the real theatre ot me, wneiner upim the cattle ranges of the West, or mayhap, in actual strife and warfare. It is promised that the entertainment, to use a hackneyed phrase, is bigger and better than ever before. Seatsi for 10.W neoole will be provided , all 'of which re siieitereu irum mc icnino j canvas canopies. TAMES SHARKEY BUYS T,a ahoA n-oa nnssed to-dav transferr ing the property at 161. Albany streal f...,. tuo (mtr mtatx to James Shar- kev, who keejis a saloon two doors above this property. The sale was made through the agency oi mui Di"rum. Jlr. biiarkey will probttbly eventually move his saloon business to his new property. WHERE TO SAVE MONEY. Ttonra V.raa.. of 25 Peace street, are sell ing out their entire stock of Spring and Summer Buits for men ana Doys huu suits, skirts, Jackets and waists for ladies at greatly reduced prices. The stock Includes rare bargains. They are also now selling Chinese and Japanese mat-n o a sidn line, which they are offer ing ' away below regular prices found elsewhere. Tou are invited to tane aa-vantage of this great opportunity to save money. Special Millinery Sale On Saturday. ,f Ti.. J. J WAAb U'A will of- kirso nc i trimmpn anti untrimmed huts. The line embraces very attractive millinery. i i ..o-.-been marked unusually low, because we no not wi.sn iu i.ui . j ... This sale will offer a good opportunity for those uesirmg goous in ui" money-saving Prices . m fopp. T. M. C. A.,) Church street. tf , Reopening of Dreier'g Store. . . -r otrt will hold a re-opening sale beginning Saturday of this week. Mr. Drier has lust completed the entire renovation of his store. The improvement includes a handsome Plate rlass front, with two fine display Vndows. metal ceiling and the refitting wnroffer during the reopening sale some very special bargmns .n the tine or jewelry, i""""-" trunks valises, suit cases etc. Watcn for adv. in this paper. Take Notice, non't miss opportunity r of securing 431 George street. A Trip to the Old Country. pnosnsre tiekets for all parts of En-rope , PraftS for 1 pound and upwards. Home News office. Pine new stock of ladies' and gents' fiirrdsWuM Store .lust opened. Prices lilct vo Harvv Snhn. S3 Hiram street. " Men's H' and Children' elnthm .nTd a" lowest prices ami best Qual.t.es. IdTal.0 maPdeP"by H. Schwartz, tjffi street. . 1 I . i 1 , i M I i ii 1 t Society Leader. voice has enraptured a New Brunswick audience before, won new laurels last night, especially in the aria "On mighty pens uplifted soars' which was interpreted with a lightness and delicacy hard to be surpassed. John Young did not make a very good impression in the opening part, but redeemed it later on in the solo "In native worth and honor clad," showing a mellifluous, clear tone. Julian Walker was in splendid form last night and his magnificent voice was displayed to its, full advantage in the parts assigned to him. His interpretation of the solo "Rolling in foamy bil- . ,., ; (Continued on Page Six.) JAMES STEVENSON GOES TO THE v FIREMEN'S HOME Had Been a Member of Washington Engine Company for Twenty Years. : Jumes Stevenson, who has been a member, of Washington Engine Company, No. 1, for twenty years, is now an Inmate at the firemen's home at Boonton. He la the secoind New Brunswicker to be sent to. that institution fori aged and feeble firemen, the other being Jacob Brower, who has been there & couple of years. Mr. StevensQn was taken to the home on Monday by his nephew, Charles Hou-sell. was greatly pleased with the place. The building is a fine one and the men are shown every attention. The State provides the home for the men who have served the State as firemen and who have grown old and who need a comfortable home. ' ' . . Mr. 'Stevenson is well known here. For twenty-five years he was a railroad carpenter. His wife is at the 'insane asylum at Trenton and he has been alone in the world. MRS. JAMES M. GLENN . IN RAILROAD WRECK Fi eeholder's Wife Injured This Morning On Staten Island Rapid Transit. PERTH AMBOY, June 9-Mrs. James Glenn, wife of the Freeholder from the Second Ward here, was hurt in a wreck on the Staten Island Rapid Transit this morning. Mrs. Glenn was on an express train bound for New York. The train broke In two and the two sections came together with a crash that hurled Mrs. Glenn and several "Other passengers from their seats. : . Mrs. Glenn was badly cut about the face and neck. She was brought back to her home in this city and will be laid up for several days. JUSTICE FORT SAYS HE CAN'T COME HERE Prosecutor Berdine has received a letter from Justice Fort confirming the report which reached the Prosecutor yesterday that the Justice would not be able to come here on Monday to try the Matos murder case. The Justice says that he regrets to put the case off, but that there Is a limit to human endurance. The Justice baa set no' date for the trial and will probably not do so until after he disposes of his work In the Court of Errors and Appeals. . LEVI LEITER DEAD. BAR HARBOE, Me, June 9. Levi Z. Leiter, of Chicago and Washington, father of Lady Ciirzon. Vicerine of India, died very suddenly here to-day from heart disease. Mr. and Mrs. Leiter came here ten days ago and have been occupying Pointe d'Arcadie, the George W. Vanderbilt villa. JOSEPH HARDING BUYS MORRIS STREET HOUSE Joseph Harding', who has kept the Windsor Hotel on Hiram street for the past year, has bought the house at is Morris street from w. E. Florance ano will live there with his family. The sale was made through the agency of J. B. Wright. The price paid was $1,W0. A full line of hits, cans and gents' furnishing goods sold cheaper than ant other house in the city. Louis Cohn. 10 Church street. tf Rov Dr. Knox wi'l have eharpe of he tneetiner at Hope Mission, Hale street, tonight at 8 o'clock. All are invited to attend. ' I f " ' - J. '-"I J y 'ii. i' i 1 -V I. I f I ill STRIKERS VIOLENT JERSEY CITY, June 9.-A Korth Uergen trolley car, loaded with laborers, was ambushed at the top of a hill outside of West Hoboken to-day by two hundred friends of the strikers, who had been working for Callesy 4 Murphy, contractors, and in the volley of stones, sticks and curb that were thrown half a dozen were severely cut and bruised. MISS FLORENCE 0UTCALT WEDSH. G. ST00THOFF Pretty Ceremony tt Suydam Street Home Last Evening. ' A pink and white wedding was witnessed hist evening by a large gathering of friends at the borne of Jacob V. Outcalt, at 218 Suydam street, when his daughter, Miss Florence A. Outcalt, be-rane the wife of Harry G, Stoothoff, of Klizabeth. The cfereiuoi took place at 7.S0 and wa pefforuied by Rev. A. B. Sears, of the .Livingston Aveaue Baptist Ohurch. Mr. Stoothoff and Miss Outcalt tood beneath an arch of pink and white Howera. Similar decorations adorned the parlors and hallway, Misg Outcalt wore white liberty aatin with vcib The maid of honor was bev sister, Miss Minnie Outcalt, who wore pink silk over white chiffon. The best man wag WiHiaw Gilbert Moorem, of Jersey City. Craig Harvey, of this city, and L DeWitt Stanford, of Elixabet'h, were ushers. Guests were present from many surrounding cities. Mr. nd Mrs. Stoothoff received many handsome gifts. A reception followed the ceremony and a wedding supper wan served by Graham & McCormiek. The young couple left on the 10.34 train for Cape May and Atlantic City. On their return they will reside in Elizabeth. Mr. Stoothoff is a clerk in the Hanover National Bank, of New York City. ; Wicoff-Ely. . HIGHTSTOWN, June -At Locust hall, the home of the bride, a very pretty wedding was solemnized at high noon yesterday when Miss Lavlnia Ely, daughter of Hon. and Mrs. Edward T. R. Apple-gate, waa married to John V. B. Wic-off, ot Plainsboro. The ceremony wag performed by Rev, O. P. Eaches, pastor of the Hightstown Baptist Church, assisted by Rey. J. JE. Curry, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Cranbury. The bride was attended by Miss Helen Forsythe, of New York City. Thomas E. Applegate, a brother of the bride, was best man. The ushers were Dr. Franklin Rightmire, of Paterson, and Edward T. Applegate. of Hightstown. A wedding breakfast followed the ceremony and later in the day the bride and groom left for a, three months' tour to the Pacific coast. Mr. Wicoft is a well known member of the Trenton bar, being a partner of William M. tanning, who has just been appointed Judge of thit TT. a. District Oourt. On their re turn Irotrf their tour-Mr. and Mrs. "Wlc- off will reside in Trenton. TOTTEN-wiLSON WfcDDING. The wedding of Miss Bertha B. Wilson, of Lambertville, and Arthur B. Totten, of Middlebush, was solemnized this afternoon at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Asher Lambert, of No. 1 Johnson avenue, Newark, s Rev. E. G. Reed, of Somerviile, performed the ceremony, in the presence of a numlier of relatives and friends. The wedding was a very pretty one. R. F. D. CARRIERS U .1 HAVE ORGANIZED Band Theirtselveg for Good of the Service and Will Try to Form State Organization. The carriers of the Rural Free Delivery System of which the New Brunswick post office is the center, have formed a organization of their Own, Independent of the other associations In the post office here. - The carriers intend to invite all the carriers In Middlesex to Join and make a county organization. Then they will ask other counties to organize similarly and have a State organization of Rural letter Carriers. There are about one hundred organizations In the State, but there Is- no central organization. The object of the association will be first to give good and faithful service to the government and patrons, also to study the best methods of prompt delivery. A set of resolutions will be drawn up by the secretary and adopted at the next meeting. The organization will also have a beneficial fund, the members paylpg 25 cents a month dues. W. H. Cunningham, of Indiana, president of the National Association of Rural Carriers, will be notified that New Jersey wishes to be represented at the National convention in September. The local organization has elected the following officers: President, Alonzo E. Bowman, Route No. 4; vice president, Clinton F. Ran-" dolph. No. 2; secretary, John F. Burns, Vrt K- trpjisnrer. Edward W. Crenning, No. S; financial secretary,1 J. Herbert Rastall, No. 6; sergeant at arms, Jonn Perdun, No. 1 Meetings will be held the first Saturday of each month. WHY THE CONSTABLES . ARE. SO DISCONSOLATE The court constables are disconsolate. They have been having a rough spring of it with court only a couple of times vuic The onlv comfort that they have been able to get out of life has been the repose on a bench In the court yara. Even this Is to- be denied them. Last night some one stole the bench. Janitor Housell, of the court yard, spent a good portion of the morning searching for the bench, thinking that someone had taken it to play a joke on the constables, but he could find R nowhere. He even looked upon the roof. HIGHLAND PARK TIRED OF THIS GANG OF BUMS A complaint has been sent to this of-e. nf a ran of town young men who have been making a practice of spending their nights near the Higniana rarr. brewery. About ten of them go to the place at 9 o'clock every night, get a. keg of beer' In some manner and spend the night In drinking. In the morning they i,,mrt hnrb ta town, everv one of them drunk. None of the men swork. They are in training for the bum class. NEW RATES OF C.B.LII1S Supreme Officers Explain In- creases in Order's Premiums. PERPETUATION OF THE. LEGION DEPENDED ON A CHANGE, IT IS HELD METHODS OF PAYMENT PROVIDED. A large number of the members of St. Peter'a Council and Rogers' Council, C. B. L., attended a Joint meeting in the Viehmann building last evening le listen to a debate on the new laws changing the assessment rates of the order. Supreme Treasurer James A. Rowe, of Newark, and ex-State President Barry were present and explained the new rates. The new law has caused considerable uneasiness among the members who have opposed the Increased payments, but after listening to the explanations last evening many of the objections were removed. , . Formerly the dues were fixed according to a man's age when he became a member and there was no Increase". Now comes a provision that the dues of all members be raised to a sum in accordance with present age and that hereafter there will be no increase. . , This means that men who went Jn at the age of S3 fifteen years ago must now pay nearly twice aa much as before, be cause the dues are to be figured on their present age of 48 years. The committee which arranged last evening's meeting was as follows: J. 3. McCloakey, James F. Tomney. Hugh Kearny, Edward Philips, James Houghton and F. W. Stahlen. The new rates fixed by the Supreme Council are very much in excess of the old and it is apprehended may result in many members leaving the Legion,' however the officers last night held that the change Mas necessary. It was stated that according to the experience of the Legion, a new basis was inevitable. Under the new reckoning interest is assumed to be earned at the rate of 4 per cent per annum upon the expended balances from year to year. ' It wag voted by the Supreme Council that, first, each new member be admitted to pay the new rate of contribution for his age at admission and that from his payments a sufficient reserve be made to maintain the ' same level throughout life. Second, each existing member pay the new rate of contribution at his age attained on September 1st, 1904, or that in lieu thereof, if he so desire, he pay the rate at his age on admission, making good to the Legion in cash or by consenting that the same be charged against his policy 'on which he will pay interest at 4 per cent, per annum, the reserve which would have been accumulated under big certificate if he had paid the requisite number of assessments from the beginning. It was further voted that each member between the ages of 18 and 60, inclusive, be permitted if he so desire, to pay one-half of his rate in cash, the other half being charged against his certificate, he paying interest at the rate of 4 per cent, per annum upon all such charges, and that as to members above the age of 60 they be permitted to pay 55 per cent, of the rate in cash and to have the remaining 45 per cent, charged against their certificates, they paying interest on all such charges at the rate of 4 per cent, per annum. ' A member entering at the age of 30 in 1889 and, now 45 years of age with a certificate for $1,000 may either pay the rate of $1.21 bi-weekly, the same being the rate at his attained aee of 45. and to remain level throughout life; or pay one-half the rate of $1.21, being 61 cents in cash, permitting the other 60 cents to be charged against his certificate, he to pay 4 per cent, interest upon such charges; or pay the rate of 72 cents, being the rate at his age on admission, he paying to the Supreme Council the amount of $177, the same being the reserv? which would have accumulated under his certificate had he paid the correct number of assessments from the beginning; or pay the rate of 72 cents, being the rate at his age of admission, and consent that the amount of the reserve, $17, shatl stand as a charge against his certificate, he to pay interest on such charge at the rate of 4 per cent. perannnm, with his assessments. In this case the full payment will be as follows: Assessments 72 cents, interest -27 cents; total, 89 cents, bi-weekly. Scheuer's Specials. . , Best creamery butter, 22c lb; fresh eggs, 50e doz: sweet peas. 3 cans, 2Uc; lima beans, 3 cans, 20c; fine California prunes, 5c lb; good rice. Be lb: fresh bread, 3c loafi potted ham, .2 l-2c can; potted tongue, 2 l-;c can; pearl tanioca. 2-l-2c lb: coarse barley, 2 l-2c lb; tine oatmeal. 2 l-2c lb; choice tomatoes, 7c can; assorted fruit syrup. 9c bot; root beer, tic bot. 10 stamps free; chipped beef, So can; lamb's tongue. 10c bot; jello. 3 lb pkg. c; roll butter, 21c lb; 3D stamps free; good coffee, 15c lb; fine mixed tea. 35c lb; scrub brushes. 6c each; sweet chocolate, 2 l-2c cake; fancy lemons, 12c doz; sweet oranges, 25c doz; rhubarb, 2 l-2c bunch; radishes, i for 5c; onions, 3 for 5c; large lettuce, 4c head; cucumbers, 2 for 5c; spinach, 8c 1-2 peck; kale. 8c 1-2 peck; cabbage, 6c each: string beans, 25e 1-2 peck: egg plant. Me each; pineapples, 10c each: new potatoes, 3e 1-2 peck; corned beef. 1 l-2c lb; chuck sugar cured hams. 11c lb; boneless bacon, 12c lb; salt pork, 9c lb; chopped beef, 10c lb: frankfurters, 10c lb. See adv. on page eight. GRAND OPENING. John Reng will open his new store with a full line of meats arid vegetables at the lowest prices. During the month of June to every purchaser of 25 cents woh 'of goods, cash, a chance on a J20.O0 gold piece will be given away. John Reng g, 59 and 1 Hiram street. TeL 246 L, m27-tf Strawberry Festiv?L The Indies of Ruth Chanter. No, 12, Order Eastern Star, will give a straw-berrv festival in Masonic Temple tonight. Cood music and plenty of refreshments. Tickets, 25 cents. j-H Old Carpets Made Into Rugs. Hare your old carpets made Into hand-?-me rues by the U. S. Rug and Carpet Co. Office 423 George street Send postal and agent will call with samples a23-3mos At Scheuer's. riM., mnntratinn nf tpilo find lello jice cream. Delicious desert. Samples free. BE OLIVER MUST PAY NOTES Alderman Charles A. Oliver did not contest the two suits brought against him a couple of weeks ago by the Xa-tional Bank of Hew Jersey, and yesterday afternoon judgment by default was taken against him. The suits were to recover on notes which he had endorsed for his brother, the late Francis Oliver. One judgment is for $1,534.71 and $29.75 costs and the other judgment is for $663.74 and $29.49 costs. The National Bank of New Jersey wag represented by Theodore B. Booraem. ISAAC FfcLL WON'T BUILD Isaac Fell has given up the Idea of building a hotel on the old Michael Lyons property on Albany street, between the residences of Mrs. George C, Lud low and Dr. F. M. Donohne, at least for the next three years. The Catholic Club last evening leased this property from Mr. Fell for a term of three years and will occupy It on July 1 as a clubhouse. The move is an important one for the Catholic Club. It hag been meeting in rooms In the Viehmann building on George street, next to the old post office building, where It has been for several years. In taking the Albany street house it will have more room for its quarters. It will have rooms for pool and billiards and also rooms for games, library, ,, reading room, lounging room, parlor and it Is possible that a gymnasium will be fitted up. ' The club expects to greatly Increase its membership, as It will have more advantages to offer to young men who become members. The site Is nearly opposite the club house to be erected by the Elks. Dr. George McLaughlin was the chairman of the committee having charge of the leasing of the property. Other member; were Leo. Daly, George Kelly and others. 1 ' THOMAS DALY LAID AT REST. The funeral of Thomas Daly, who died on Tuesday, took place this morning at 8.30 , from his late residence, 42 John street, and from the Sacred Heart Church at nine o'clock. The church was filled with friends of the deceased. The mass was celebrated by Father Devlne assisted by Father Keuper, of St. John's German Catholic Church, as deacon, and Father Conway ag sub-deacon. The choir of the church sang the requiem. The pallbearers were P. M. Welsh, George Donahue,, John Smith, William Mansfield, Michael Anderson and J. J. McCloskey. The interment was in St. Peter's cemetery. Undertaker McDede had charge of the funeral arrangements. CHILD LAID AT REST. The funeral of Mary E., the beautiful seven year old daughter of Thomas E. and Annie V. Donahue, took place yesterday morning from the Sacred Heart .Church at nine o'clock. The church was filled with friends of the little one and the family. Father Devine celebrated the Angel Mass and the choir sang "Angels Ever Bright and Fair," very sweet' ly. The floral tributes were numerous and exquisite. The interment was in St. Peter's cemetery. The pallbearers were Joseph Brown, Francis Orady, George Anderson, James Cafey. Edward Donahue and John Bulger. L'ndertaker Harding bad charge of the funeral arrangements. SHERIFF SOLD TWO PROPERTIES. Sheriff Carman yesterday afternoon sold two properties at public sale aa follows:'. " Property in Woodbridge township in chancery between Henry D. Brewster, complainant, and Matthias T. Vander-veer and others, defendants, was sold to Lewis D. Kelly for $1,820. The decree and costs amounted to $2,064.77. Property in Tistataway township, in chancery between George H. Dunham, complainant, and Charles H. Wilson, defendant, was sold to the defendant for $1 .822. The decree and costs amounted to $1822.13. - BIG BATTLE ON. CHEEFOO, June 9. The Chinese are leaving Port Arthur with the permission of the Russians. Fifty junks which left yesterday are now arriving here. The pnsesngersreport that a battle had been raging for four days within ten miles of thf city. Every soldier had gone to the front. Only three of a large number of small vessels were left in the harbor. Mines recently laid at the mouth of the harbor were" exploded during a thun derstorm. - ' FAMOUS COLLEGE BURNED. TROY, June 9. The famous Bensse-laer Polytechnic Institute was destroyed by fire to-day. It was the oldest engi neering institution in the country. The "loss amounts to $250,000. PERSONALS. Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Ross and family have,gone to Belmar for the summer. A son has arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Chamberlin, of Cranbury. Millard Eugene Thatcher, of East Millstone, will graduate from the Borden-town Military Institute on Wednesday next, y Mrs. Dennis Slattery. of Fret hold, and Mrs. Louirf Tomson. of Hoboken. are the guests of Mrs. Michael Ryan, of 49 Eas-ton avenue. James C. McCoy, the , Perth Amboy trollev and cooper magnate, who lives in Metuchen, will sail for Europe tomorrow on the Celtic, with his family. Mrs. Andrew Canse. of Dennis street, and her sister. Mrs. William H. Chambers, of Bayonne, formerly of this city, are spending a month at the Essex Hotel, Nutley, N. J. Another member has been added to the hose roll of Washington Ennine Company and the members want Mr. - and Mrs. George Van Note to call the youngster George Washington Van Note, after the fire company's name, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Whitlock and two sons, of Ocean Grove, formerly of this city, are recovering from ptomaine poisoning caused by eating canned corned htef. They were so ill at one time that it was feared that the poisoning would result fatally. Miss Edith Schenek. of Highland Park. br ve a shower nartv in honor of Miss Helen Smith's engagement, irom 4 to 6 yesterday. The lawn was prettily decorated with flowers of all kinds. Miss Pmith was the recipient of manv beautiful gifts. Miss De Mott. Miss Cooke and Miss Smith poured tea. Nearly fifty people were present. 11! PIGS ft NUISANCE Health Board Breaks Up a Happy Sty in the Second Ward. WAEM WEATHEE BEINGS LOTS OF COMPLAINTS EXPERIMENTS BEING MADE TO PURIFY CITY WATER WITH SULPHATE OF COPPER. The members of the Board of Health, forced by a sense of civic duty to forego the pleasure of hearing "The Creation" sung lp the Second Reformed Church held a two hour session last night listening to complaints of various nuisances in the city, varied occasionally as strains from the divine choruses were wafted across the street. At the meeting were President J. B. Smith. George K. Parsell, Inspector 8. V. D. Clark, Prof. F. C, Van Dyck, Frank J. Ward and H. B. Willis. There were a number of complaints of nuisances existing in the Second Ward. Vin-eenzo Ramponl wag haled before the Board to tell why the four pigs he mam-tains In a pen at Hale street and Hera-sen avenue do not live according to the health ordinance. The pen. said Inspector Clark, is not properly constructed nor drained and is very obnoxious to the neighbors. Ramponl said he thought his pigs were as sanitary as the average, but he wanted to do what was right. President Smith read the requirements of the ordinance regarding animal quarters. Ramponi estimated that if he did all the law reauired he would have to spend more than the pigs were worth. He agreed to send his pigs out of the eity and abolish the pen, which was satisfactory to the Board. He promised to have other improvements made at his property. Antonio Catalona, the abdicated Italian king, wag called to tell why a proper vault was not maintained at his property on Remsen avenue. Catalona lives out of town and when the Health authorities got after hig place he gent word to his tenant to have the vault constructed. The latter had a wooden one made and the bill of $10 was sent to Catalona. Aa the ordinance provides a brick structure the Job will have to be done all over again. Catalona wanted six months to have the work done. The Board gave him thirty days. William Hannah appeared before the Board regarding his property at 196 Remsen avenue, the tenants, who are Italians, having violated the health ordinance. Mr. Hannah promised to keep a closer watch and have a proper vault constructed. In response to a notice from the Board August Streitwolf sent a letter promising to have his properties at 3M to 324 Seaman street connected with the sewer. Daniel Applegate appeared before the Board charged with maintaining a manure heap In his yard between Codwise avenue and Drift street. He was given five days to have the heap removed. Complaints were . made against the houses of Mrs. A. 8. Randolph, 1S6 Burnet street and Thomas Smith, "New street, as being unsanitary. Inspector Clark and Mr. Parsell were appointed a committee to investigate. Complaints against the following were read and the parties promised to correct the trouble: 38 Dvision street. Matthew Suydam, owner; 5 Albany street, Mrs. Farrell, owner; Hamilton street house, Mrs. Farren, owner; New street house, Mrs. Buumann, owner; 139 Remsen avenue, William Hunter, owner. . Inspector Clark reported contagious diseases as follows: Scarlet fever, 3; measles, 5; rosiola, 7; diphtheria, 3; typhoid fever, 1. Treasurer Willis reported on hand $240.46. The bills were ordered paid of J. Bayard Kirkpatrick. $5; George Frisch. $13; Wm. H. Van Deursen, $1S.50. Mr .Frisch's hill Included the obsee.uies of one defunct cat, while Mr. Van Deursen had a dead dog and two dead eats to look after. Inspector Clark said one citizen notified the Health department to remove a dead rat, but the department decided not to handle anything smaller than a cat. A petition from several Third Ward residents wes received complaining of a disagreeable odor at the corner of Church and Dennis streets. The matter has been corrected. President Smith announced the appointment of standing committees as follows: Conference, George K. Parsell and Prof. V. C. Van Dyck; disinfection. Dr. A. L. Smith and Dr. S. V. D. Clark. President Smith said that a conference with F. B. KUmer, chemist of the Board some time ago, it was decided to conduct a series of experiments with the city water to see what effect sulphate of copper would have upon it. A recent bulletin of the Department of Agriculture spoke very highly of the purifying effects of this chemical in water, and declared it to be deadly to typhoid germs. Prof. Smith said he was now trying the effects of sulphate of copper on water in the gross form while Mr. Kilmer is trying Its effects on the vegetable matter. The experiments are still under way and Prof. Smith said It was premature to say what the result would be, but he intended to try if possible, in this way or another to get the city water purified. Special Midsummer Millinery. Including the smart and pretty new sailors from Aitken Son Co., New York, can be seen at the Palace of Fashion, 77 Church street Hose, neckwear and handkerchiefs a snecialtv. E. T. BA RCA LOW ft CO. Sheriff' Sale Bargains at Shapiro's. White dotted Swiss, Hta, worth 25c; 36 Inch linen, all colors. Wc. worth 25o; fine nainsook, 14c, worth 35c. Millinery at hnlf price. 310 Burnet stiwt. tf At Scheuer's. Great 2 l-2c sale now on. , Talk as you please. There Is no soda water In town to efjoal Graham & McCormick's. tf Couldn't be any better, tee cream soda water. Ices that you get at Grahim McCormiek'" -- ,r Tftiv vonr clothing at Louis Cohn's. in Chnrch street, where you get the het and cheapest. . tf The mst popu'ir place in town. Graham & McCormick's soda water fountain. , tr FOR RENT rst floor, with other privileges, fil Bishop street. JSMw

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