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i pi Six- New Brunswick. N. J. THE DAILY HOME NEWS Thursday, February 7,192 i DAILY HOME NEWS Published in New Brunswick, N. J. .... IT V n.iHIial.tne- TO. Entered t Post Office as Second Telephone 1700 Acting President anr! Vice President, TVM. J'i. BOYD; Secretary and Treasurer, 2i. Ii. IiOYU MBXKIPTIOX TITE.I iavi' m-v slnirle copy. eema: one week. 18 cents; one month. 7.1 cents: three, months. ?2'.; ix months, J'i. SO; tine year, $3, post ft cnt: three months. 75 cents; six months. l.rr.: one year. J2.50. llirni'brr "f the AfcKoeiotrd I'rriw. i'ne Associated Press Is exclu-nlvelv entitled to the use for republication f all news die-pa telle credited to It or not otherwise credited in this paper and also tho local news published herein. THE RIGHT SPIRIT There lias been a big demand for the tickets on sale for the min-lrel show to lie given next Monday night by the New Brupswiek Elks. TH" pal run list )3 also large there being: over seven hundred names thereon. As a result of this tvidcrprcad interest taken in the annual Frolic of this local organisation its success is assured. And this is as il should be. The mire proceeds frotn this affair will l.o rrod for (he care and treatment of llie crippied children of Kf v Brunswick. The Klks for sonic r.icnth.s. have conducted clinics at h two local hospitals, where foin.f' eighty or more boys and rlr!. who tire so unfortunate as nut to have the proper te of heir limbs, are . given the best -0!;sill surgical and medical care. 'Every one should be glad to id the Klks in their efforts to aid the crippled children. There is no better v'uy to exemplify the J si;.! Brother spirit than this and t'r:i th-; people of New Brunswick ere anions to do their share in (his worthy endeavor is shown by h grrat int'r.Tt they are takine in the sik c s of this performance, i Scientists have discovered that soda w:iUr iy fatal to gcr;i'.. 'H't'.c another." F05T.U WORKERS UNDERPAID ,vp iir.miinent the facts iri -;ie- C3.e should lie needed to vs- i sir.- mppo-1 lor iie bill now ip. I'oiigr ss lu iiiereoe. the eonipen-Ba'dMn of po-:-.l employes. For .years thefe indi.-ip-nabl public ser-ams have Iv ei underpaid. They Jiaie remain il in the public employ on1;" thrumrii loyalty or con-tiiienee Ilia', ;-s SOW! as the pi!P-li'j eoubl be 'itade tu underal ind. their coiidiii"!! woubl be better. 0. 'i'hul hu niai.y 'no".-.'.nd., the country ha.: .stuck through !o.:n :; .- if.. ;:ll tne :uor 'cason r.iiy reli.-f tih.unl.l be prompt and gen- (e'etit Kki!', liniai'ins aecura.'y 'i: es'5 concent rat ion are re-; ci'iiiL'ites ol einployiiient in the bus-. Jn'.'-s of .speeding I'nclt (jam's jnaiiu. It is a b;uinens tint is t -"Minted by c'ue);. in whieh evety Keoinl is precioii.". is ) biifi- - i'r yublie tr':! (. w hich iar;;c (oiuL-'eri1;-! lo:o-es n!ei great por-t-.eii' l iiieuiiveni-nce m;iy re: ult from 0 :'!"!' tiioinenr vS iieit i ent km bv ecu-.' -.-arl-il work'T. it 1m a Vj i ' ; u -:i .whleii limit ada,it itself I In ni' iid jus se::.-ijiial pe:il;r. as I St' 'Iirlina.s time. It is a bu.-i- j ) it-.j to which tlie average eiti-j 7.r n t.e-er foils to nia'.c ttuirk and i -!uei; 'ji:s complaint the one time I v h n the ih.v'h g w runs', but to! Xeii frw words of. i'oniiiH-nd;i- Ii i.i come on tile '.'". times wheii tile mails g'i ii;;iit on tehednle. j A'pJ yt the i Hi,-.' a.i . . t" the Vnited J fT ,' S ll:ie IMt i -l.ilK't'.'.l t'e sal- 5 Pi-i' S of tie:-'' !;n:!ifuf. eiintii' ten ' Ol'l'.'rs to lliret He: lliM!l'i u wine tif liliie; ee'(. ;'Mk 1 1 1 1 . 1 Inn', 1" f.tail nt "1.1 f ' O it je-ir and labor tl(,v,i;. (.j a IUe- e:.r peak at Jl.Sf'O. ' .. 'i'lin bill iitlrodneed in ,'ie ious-: grid fc'enat- v.mil.i r-.cl.i sif post .1 crpployes iptj llu'ie grruies. at $?,00''. J. -'('ii ,'nid ?C.lmi a year. This is Khnple jitttice. I1 u'i:;ht . to be ('euie. el one. . j , v'.- iiii'i.;iji.: i; '."a- en;M'.'' mi- j). ee- iyry. 'i.i i i..i!:. : , ;i :i ,-uri-! . diiiui of I. i"i"' I'.iiit Cii'i.iis' par-; i3'n ll:.'.t 3u- l'.;.' (1 'i.ii,.y at one-.-.! roon DIPLOMACY ' . If v.;.; rai'i.i' i.'i'ni'i uiiHl . in Eoy t!'' ::.::'. :::''. t;i.- i1 I'lHM'-'n at ri'n vine- .1 :--. -; i;vu ..r diplcm..ey in ... -. ii; '.- i . (;eriu: n fiiilisas! at ,.:.lii M-r; on t... rt. . frain f : o 1 1 1 P . '' ;. in:: lie' ;;ov -, . ; pieiit I!ag :i! i- v.'usi -.f. a Iribi.t ; Of I' :'-p 't t ,'-.-.w Wii.s .... hof fll:i r::: v. I, , j;., ; capital i-ty : -i-.p . i ' The ): .t.m.i. : i p. rhn !m. never l-ad .-. .': i e.iiy f-eijo-; '. tOWar 1 lie ,, I. , -. -;'. ii.Jeiit v-i ' catiifj ef :n t Itud-: to-vard tier- many i:i t'.i- .Vfi-i.i War. lie: ! blame 1 U m . K:ir .,f t'e- hai.1- J thjps wh.vh i a'." ivd'uwcd ince i ; thin' v ailm.tr ! !. .r present j llllfj;. i'.l.il.e e'll'llU,,;; : . . . , ,. ;Ui'i:c:y I .- due lo th-.-ir . . n,; .etmeeption .".: WDrlil u..:,.r! ; i:-. I.-.ui' .- I, a.lwrship j It b, . , j ).: ;;p;il.: 1 .1,1.- t;iiO 'or ; ..tilt-: (S..erll!;i..,t ;.,t m discoltr- teouly 1 e, ... , r, I ,,ne America's , gre:;tet .-t.H' .-n.. n, tu-.si 'arousing an iin'i.'n ny spirit among those ; to win. , an appe;-. is 1-clng niad'j J for tie n I ' i,," H e Germin I thi'd:- ' . ' UAk'S DESTINY ?.Tud' rn': '.a v. ho are now ad-vani.-5 t,!! contention, that the fletails of man's origin are of smalt moment . in comparison' with his lestiny sound a. nolo o reason U I'l - , ' I h t n, d.,u: p,r1 tv t i . r I i 1. j- ii 1 1 r ATTim ARnTrr tat in i i 1,1 i news ana reatures or interest tu men myflj q jyw u flTH letters TO DaiiyTalksbyDr; Frank Crane I REAL i?TATE iASSjLowBt- j 5 T4 ft W11XIASI U. STOLZ Numbered amons the foremost musicians of New Brunswick is William IS. Htolz, who recently returned to New Brunswick after an absence of two years. Mr. Stolz has not confined his activities to New Brunswick, but has been very active In musical organizations of New York City and Chicago as well. Mr. Stolz was the first person to introduce the xylophone to New Brunswick, and he has now come forth with another innovation, known as the "Teedy Marimba." He is now playing in the Bijou orchestra and hps again become active in Musical I'nion, Locdl 204, of which he has been a member for ten years. A wide circle of friends in this city have eagerly welcomed Mr. Stolz back into their midst. that should be welcome to both side.". If man was fashioned out of clay, science cannot prove otherwise. If lis is a creature of evolution, no literal constructionists of the, Bible can change the fact. But why make such a fuss over theories? Certainly man cannot, K,r tfitfint flioup-ht nr effort, change his beginning. Thai, is past. But he can effort his existence and can set high goals and work toward them. Why wrangle over the past and thus waste the present and impair the. future? A THOUGHT FOR TODAY F.vil communications romipt good manners. I Cor. 15:33. A man's manners are a mirror, in whirh he shows his likeness to the intelligent, observer. Goethe. Court Directs Gould Executors To Answer Suit NKY YOUR. Feb. 7. F.xecutors of the ertate of the late George .1. Gould today were ordered brought into 'the courts of New York State as defendants in the $200,000,000 suit ot stockholders of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad against the former directors of the road. A motion to this effect was decided in favor of the stockholders by .Supreme Court Justice Guy Mr. Gould, who died in May. 1923. was a resident of New Jersey. Attorneys for the Gould interests have announced they would appeal the derision to the Vnited f-'tates Sup-nie Court, if necessary, on the ground that to bring the executors into this State to defend a suit would be to deprive them of their property without due process of law. Kingdon Gould, son ot the late railroad magnate, and Schuyler Neilson Rlee. his farmer secretary, are the executors. New Descriptive Folder For "Pennsy" The passenger department of the Pennsylvania Railroad system has just iKsurd a specially attractive and educational piece of literature iir the form of a descriptive map folder which Is attracting considerable favorable comment. The udder ii an artistic piece of printing- in four colors, and eon-tains newly engraved maps of New York. Philadelphia. Washington. Chicago and St. l.ouis, and a large map of the Pnlted States in colors, showing the location of all National parks and monuments, together with a mass of instructive data of exceptional interest. This folder will be mailed upon request to If. X. Hell, . pas-en ger t raffle manage;-. Pennsylvania Railroad, liroad street station, Philadelphia. Schick Test Victims Not Seriously 111 BOSTON, Feb. 7. The illn.-.s of twenty school children at Concord, duo to injection of serum that had been frozen, is not serious, it was iinnonmed today by I'r. Bel.t Sehi'k. Am-trian invi-ntor of the Schick test and the to-cin-Antitoxin i-eruiii for diphtheria prevention, and l"r. William H. park. lK-nd of ih" laboratories of the New York City f.oard of Health, in a statement issued after they had examined the eases. Dr. Schick hurried here from New York to make a personal investigation on learning that, serious effects had followed the use of tho toxin-antitoxin serum. foot Tinn itus wir.r, HK TKLATKI) IIV I'.XI'KUT It will be interesting to those suffering from foot trouble in any form to know that lr. Caroline A. Dillon, a chiropodist, formerly of New York City, has opened an office in part of the Ida Carroll suite of rooms at 369 George street, the former Kent building, and comes highly recommended by I such men as Dr. Jackson of Pat-! "rutin, w ho is a podiatrist for the state institutions as well as having !a private practice in Paterson. Dr. I Dillon he.:: the very latest appll-janc.R for loot treatment. Appointments may be made bv telcnhoiie -91.,. see Dr. Dillon's advertisement elsewhere in this Daper for Iturthcr particulars. 3 1 XXU LilllUll II j I I oaies 01 rruycnj ui i ; i ii vermaorm Appendices House With Two Feet Of Water in Cellar To the Editor of the Home News: As I am a constant reader of you- paper I would like a little advice regarding a rent problem. What I would like to know is, can a rierson be prevented from mov ing if they owe back rent, and what can the landlord do? The house is not fit to live in. It has two feet of water In the cellar. (Signed) W. W. SANDERS. Answer: A person could be prevented from moving if rent was owed. The landlord could levy a distress warrant, but a married person is entitled to a property exemption of 200, which would be determined by appraisers. If a property it untenantable, due to the neglect of the owner, however, that would be in the nature of a partial eviction and a tenant would probably be sustained in leaving it. A board of health would not countenance the occupancy of a house in the cellar of which there is two feet of water. Editor. New Homes Here Are Not Tax Exempt To the Editor of the Home News: Kindly let me know through your newspaper whether houses built in the city of New Brunswick during the past year are tax exempt and it so, for how long a time? Thanking you, I remain, Yours truly, M. F. Answer: Houses built in New-Brunswick in the past year are not tax exempt, the New Jersey tax exemption law having been held unconstitutional. In New York a similar Btatute was sustained by the Appelate Division on the ground that it was enacted to meet a war-time emergency. A lower court held that it was class legislation and had declared the measure unconstitutional. Ivocal builders and contractors called a meeting about a year ago for the purpose of urging the re-actment of a tax exemption measure or to carry the fight for the measure to a higher court, but the meeting was never held, as so few reported. It was proposed to enlist the builders and contractors of the rest Of the State and wage a campaign for the promotion of residential building. Editor. Lincoln Gardens And Tax Matters The following questions have been propounded to the Home News in regard to the assessment of taxes on properties at Lincoln Gardens: Q. "A" has a chance .to buy a house in Ioncoln Gardens and "B" tells him not to buy, as, he will have to pay the back taxes. Who is right? Ans. The matter of the assessment and collection of taxes is pending in the United States District Court. Should the court decide in favor of the city, the taxes will be collectible from the "owner at the time the decision is given unless the present owner has entered into an agreement with the purchaser, as to the payment of taxes. The taxes assessed by the city serve as a lien against all properties located in Lincoln Gardens. y. "A" says he will only have to pay back taxes from the time that he purchases said house while "B" claims that he will have to pay all the back taxes from the time the Lincoln Garden houses were built? Ans. The city believes that it has the right to assess and collect taxes on all houses located at the Lincoln Gardens. Until the court decides otherwise, the city will hold the taxes assessed against these houses as a lien. It would seem that if "A" did not make an agreement with "B" as to the payment of taxes at the time of the purchase, he would be liable to the city for the payment of the taxes from the time the particular house In question was built and the assessment imposed by the city. Q. "A" and "P." would like to know if New Brunswick has any chances of getting back taxes? Ans. We bsv.? no clairvoyants on the Home Nws staff and consequently cannot answer question No. 3. Lincoln a Hessian? Asks Correspondent To the Editor of the Home News: Abraham Lincoln received forty acres of land from the United Slates Government in 1S50 as a "bonus" for his services in the Black Hawk Indian War. ami in $C5 he applied for 12" acres more. Was Abraham Lincoln a Hey.slan or a "treasury looter." or did his act rob him of any ot his patriotism? It was aftr he received this "bonus" that be became the outstanding American of all time. ' Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E Lee must have been 'treasury raider;." They. too. must have "set a price upon their patriotism." for they received outright gifts of land for their rrviee3 in the Mexican War. while the "treasury raider" of today is asking oply for assistance in purchasing land. But, so far u-3 history records, the receipt of the "bonus" did not affect the capacity or the willingness of either one to sarritlce when the Civil War broke out. General Phil Sheridan, General Wlnfleld Scott and Admiral Far-ragut are other illustrious Americans who must be classed with the "bonui grabbers." if the veterans of the World War are to be placed in that category. But the veterans are not asking for a "bonus." Neither are they attempting to extort money from the Government by force, as was the case with workmen and contractors who threatened to quit necessary Government work while the war was on unless they got more money than they had bn promised. The veterans of th9 World War are presenting to the American people a .lust claivr. and are simply asking for a decision as to its justice. JACOB S. LAUL. i Metuclicn, N. J . A hold-over is a technical name for something we keep simply because - we don't know bow to get rid of it. The " Vermiform Appendix is a Hold-Over. Somewhere in the progress of Evolution it ceased functioning. Now all it does is to get sore. We have no use for it, indeed it offends and threatens our life, mars our happiness and destroys our efficiency. But wc don't know how to let go. ' And yet Hold-Overs, arc an incident to growth. They mean that the ideas of one generation, although withered and worn out, are lapping over the ideas of the new. Thus it becomes a delicate- rid of them, for we cannot loose past without destroying the principle of grdwth. For instance, nations are a good thing. And they are also great enemies to progress, according to the law that the good .is the enemy of the best. Nations are good if we keep in mind that they are but incidents of progress. They are bad if we look upon them as eventualities. The one eventuality is mankind. ; In every man's secret mind his dream should be not to make the world Angloj-Saxon, but to make it human.. Just now nationalism is perniciously exerting itself to interfere with that necessity, for a normal and intelligent internationalism which is forcing itself upon us. Another Hold-Over is Spiritism. - Soothsaying, dream reading, table-rapping and all such things are reappearing. This is- one of the most ancient of characteristics. In former times sorcery, astrology and witchcraft were almost universally believed. Almanacs were published and greedily bought which abounded in absur prognostications. The greatest minds were not free from those superstitions that we now usually associate with weak-mindedness. And in one form or another this ancient mental dirt continues to be manifested in our thought. Alcohol is another Hold-Over. For centuries the childish mind of the world was steeped in the delusion that the ecstasies of intoxication represented the fullness and beauty of life. Our -history, our poetry, our 'literature of the past, is steeped in alcohol. It is going to take a generation or two of breeding to get it out of'US. The world of industry is cursed with the Hold-Over of competition. Not normal and wholesome competition, but competition in terms of conflict. The ranks of producers still draw themselves up in battle array, the managers on one side and the workmen on the other, and imagine that there can be some good result from fighting each other. How long before we shall outgrow this infantile frenzy? Education is cursed with Hold-Over ideas. The children of democracy are still trained in schoolrooms that are little autocracies. Our universities still devote their chief efforts to turning out specialists in every department of life except in life itself. The two most important things for a child to learn are still classed as fads and luxuries. They are first, that he should learn soar, kind of work to do for which 'he world is willing to pay him money. The second is that he should learn how to govern himself and get along with his fellows. . The Romance of Small Business Hatching chickens is more attractive to II. V. Tormohlcn, of Port land, Indiana, than practicing law. lie has long been working out his plan to abandon the legal profession and devote himself wholly to poultry and though he still does some law work to create larger capital, he has an extensive poultry establishment. Mr. Tormohlen was born in Indiana 37 years ago, and graduated from law school in 1910, the same year he located in Portland. "My father .was a poorly-paid minister," he says. "I raised chickens on the back lot to help finance my law course. I also conductedjthe poultry department in an Indianapolis newspaper, and altogether edimed my w hole expense in college. . - '. To raise chickens you need not livfe in a log cabin as your grandfather did," adds Mr. Tormohlen, "nor must you begin with common layers and spend years building up an egg strain. You- do-not h?.ve io spend hundreds f dollars in getting a start, but Vith the investment of small capital you can' in a few months have a fine flock a business Which with careful management will grow and develop from the smallest beginning as mine has done. "After my brown leghorns had helped take me through college, Mrs. Tormohlen and I started out in life with our precious strain of winter-laying leghorns as our principal asset. We began in a little rented cottage with a big back yard, and went at it in earnest to develop the highest quality out of our strain. Every nail in every chicken house t drove myself. I dug ever- post-hole. "Today my plae''. which I call Everlay Farm, is the biggest exclusive brown I'gljorn St:rm in the world I believe. We ship baby chicks to considerable distances and our eggs go to every part of the count y and iy foreign lunds. "In addition to niy home plant I have arrangements with several farmers where hundreds of chickens are raised each year under my upervMon. We are constantly addifig to our acreage and buildings. "The entrance to our farm lierj only six blocks from the center of th-; city. When r. e transferred our establishment from our town lot we studied the xpri'-nc:s of other concerns and tried to overcome their regrets. . 1 "W h'-n I h'nan to build up my family of brown leghorns I had an ambition to make them lay a good many more eggs in a year. But I never dreamed it pop.-iible to develop "hens in such, a remarkable way. We have a record of one hen who. produced 324 eggs in 36.ri days. Government Elaiti-s thov.- that the average hen lays from 60 to SO eggs during the year. A fioclc average ot 100 or more eggs was once con-tidered marvelou". "Our firnt o'fr'6 rales were S'OOi-r-our present annual sales run between $40,000 and $5n,0ftfi." Tomorrow I'red Ii. I,p Vine anil Harry TV Black, of Jetroit. Mich. WOODROW WILSON AND BIBLE Thosi who have been confuted and perhaps disheartened by reason of , prevailing religious controversies 'may well take oourag" after reading what the late President Woodrow AVil.Totl had to say about Holy AVrlt. Mr. Wilson, addressing an audience in Trenton in February, 1S13, declared : "The opinion of the Bible bred in me. not only by the teaching of my home when 1 was a boy, but also every turn and experience of my life and every step of study, is that it Is the one supreme source of revelation, the revelation of the meaning of life, the nature of God and the spiritual nature and heed of men. It is the only guide of life which really leads the spirit in the way of peace and salvation If men could but be made tu know-it intimately, and for what It really W A TCHE S AND- EDWIN E. DAWSON 111 Church Street, New Brunswick, N. J. problem tO' get entirely from the Dlt.FRAXK CRAJiE is, we should have secured both individual and social regeneration." In these few words there is a whole sermon of information, admonition and inspiration. Fathers and mothers should note the religious home training of the great President. It doubtless had much to do with his service, and success j in after life. Every one may profit j by accepting, a Mr. Wilson ac-Icepted, 'the teaching of each turn and experience in daily affairs. And i 'or all there must be a mightv uplift in the declaration of this man of mighty intellect and unbounded research that "every step of study" convinced him that the Bible is "the one supreme source of revelation." Much of the President's great strength of character and of his unselfish service for others came from his practice of reading the Word daily. Trenton Times. O N D S Sales ot Property in Various Sections of Middlesex County Joseph Poznlnsky to Hotet Jersey, property on Albany street, New Brunswick. Domlnick Mupo to Abdo Kort-bawl, property on Remsen avenue, New Brunswick. Isidore Flelschman to William Jamison, property at McKag Tract, Highland Park. Helen C. Smith to Henry Nelson, property in Metuchen. Emma 15. Ayers to Henry Nelson, property on Robblns Place, Metuchen. ! Lewis W. Van Derveer to John C. Stryker, property ori Main street, Cranbury township. Consideration, $3,350. Vendel vovacs to Rose Mandel, property In Raritan .township. Itoso. Mandel to 'Anna Nagle, same property as above. Benjamin Rockman to Frank C. Pursel, property in North Brunswick township. Morris A. Eiseman to New . Market Realty Company, property at New Market, Piscataway township. Morris A. Eiseman to New Market Realty Company, property at Valmer Heights, Piscataway town ship. Charles H. Mundy to Henry North Frear. property on Rose street, Metuchen. Consideration, ?5,B60. ....- Laurence Harbor Heights Company to David J. Rowland, prop erty at Laurence Harbor, Madison township. Cameo TIealty corporation to Giovanno Galle, property jn Piscataway township. Nettie Mendel to Ethel a. Schomp, property in Piscataway township. : Stirling Home Builders corpora tion to Carmelo DiVenato, property at Washington. Heights, Middlesex borough. Sheriff to Planifleld ice & sup ply Company, property at Plain- field Terrace, Piscataway township. Consideration, $50. John Goo to Stefan Cizmank, property on Madison avenue, Dun-ellcn. x . Viehmann Estate Briefs to Be Filed August C. Streitwolf of 'this city and Russell Fleming of the firm of Fleming &' Handford of Newark appeared before Chancellor Edwin R. Walker at, Trenton yesterday at a hearing in chambers on the application of Mrs. Margaret A, Viehmann to dispose of a portion of her trust fund of approximately $45,000 because the incomes from trust funds of $50,000 of her son and daughter were inadequate for their maintenance. The hearing was entirely informal ,the chancellor requesting that briefs be submitted. . Young Mr. Viehmann became of age yesterday and under the agreed interpretation of the . will of his father, the late George A. Viehmann. his trust fund of $50,000 reverts -to the Viehmann estate. Three-fourths of the income from the estate is now payable to Mrs. Viehmann and one-fourth to the son. No time was set for the filing of briefs on the application of Mrs. Viehmann to reduce the amount of her principal but they will be submitted in the course of the next few ' days. The decision of Chancellor Walker is expected to follow in due course the submission of briefs. Presiding Judge For Circuit Court Here Is Uncertain Middlesex county lawyers are wondering what judge Will preside over the next term of Circuit Court. Clerk Robert W. Macan says he has had twenty-four inquiries from members of the local bar on the subject and that he is absolutely without inside information on the subject. Mr. Macan said the Circuit Court judicial assignments are made by the Supreme Court. The Legislature, he said, has been trying for the last two years to arrange two new circuits aad a measure is now before that body. It has passed the Senate, but has not been acted upon by the Assembly, so far as Mr. Macan knows. Possibly Judge Theodore IL Schimpf, who has just been confirmed by the State Senate as the successor of Judge Frank T. Lloyd, will -succeed to the latter's circuit, Middlesex. Mercei, Camdert. anc Ocean counties. Judge Lloyd was scheduled to preside over the term of Circuit Court opening here a week from next Monday morning. Judge Lloyd is also down to' preside over the Mercer county Court opening at Trenton on March 10. Judge Schimpf has been an Atlantic City lawyer. He fills the unexpired term of Judge Lloyd, who has become a member of the Supreme Court. The unexpired term ends on January 20. 1928, and the salary of, the position is $1,000-a month. Sharon Baptist Church Files Incorporation The certificate of incorporation of the Sharon Baptist Church of New Brunswick. N. J., was filed with the county clerk yesterday. The church is lorated at 150 Commercial avenue, and the incorporators are Ray- field Scott, Sinclair Scott. Robert Jenkins. Georgw I.Iackey and Mayon J. JackRori. Jesse I. Lee Is president of the church organization and pastor, snd Sinclair Scott is clerk. The certificate of incorporation was prepared by Freeman oodbridge. VALENTINES CARDS . CUT OUTS DECORATIONS W. R. REED 391 and 393 GtorSe Street Bare Rock Formation in New Brunswick Geologists say that red shale is comparatively rare in the earth's surface, which is an Interesting remark, inasmuch as New Brunswick is built solidly on a red shale formation. The red shale formation ia New Jersey begins above Paterson and extends in a southwesterly direction to the Delaware River; its. width varies from fifteen to twenty miles, and just south of New Brunswick we find the sand, clay and marl beds of New Jersey. Strangers coming through New Brunswick are usually surprised to , see the great amount of red shale here, while we seldom notice it. 6ne ot the best exhibitions of the type of red shale found here is on the other side of the Albany street bridge, where excavation preparatory to widening the brldga is taking place. The powerful steam shovel easily Tipped away the upper strata of shale, but when it went deeper the shale was found to be so hard that it was necessary to resort to blasting to dislodge it. John- Man-ley probably knows more about the rock formation of New Brunswick' than anyone else in -the city, and he can tell you lots of things about the subject that you probably never knew. John . Wall's 'Valuable. Possession Among the ' most cherished possessions of John P. Wall is an autographed . photograph , of- the late ex-President Woodrow Wilson, inscribed: "To my fellow Jersey man, John P. Wan." There are lots of autographed photos of Mr. Wilson in existence, no doubt, but there is only one like John Wall's. For the date inscribed on the photo ig "April 6," 1917." .That may not mean much to you, but if you look it 'up you will find it to be the date Woodrow Wilson announced that a state of war My Favorite Stories By Irvin S. Cobb THE WOES OF A PROSPECTIVE BRIDEGROOM . : A husky young Irishman strolled into the Civil Service room whev they were holding physical examinations for candidates for places oi the .police force. "Strip,' 'ordered the police surgeon. "Which, sor?" - ' , "Get your clothes off, and be quick ahout it," said the examiner. The Irishman undressed. The doctor measured his chest and pound cd his back. - "'Hop over this, rod," was the next command. ; The man did his best, landing on his back. "Double up your knees and touch the floor with your hands." He lost his balance and sprawled upon the floor. He arose, indig nant, but silent. "Now jump under this cold shower." "Sure and thot's funny," muttered the applicant, but he obeyed. "Now run around the room ten rnd wind." "I'll not," the candidate declared defiantly. "I'll stay single first. "You'll stay single?" repeated did you come here for?" "For a marriage license, of course," said the stranger. NEW JERSEY'S Vanderbilt Plan Good, But Won't Be Accepted Assemblyman George O. Y'ander-bilt, of Mercer, who served in the Legislature fifty years ago, has in his bill for a constitutional convention in this State tried to put forward a workable plan. Everyone knows that the obstacle to any revision of the organic law of New Jersey that so far has been insuperable is the fear of the small or thinly populated counties that now control the Senate that they might lose their djominance in the upper uranun . ul ine jjegiBiature, which now gives counties with combined population but little larger than Newark's an absolute veto power over all legislation at Trenton. Assemblyman Vanderbilt has tried to overcome this by pro viding in his bill that each county In tho constitutional convention which he would have convene on May 24, should have two delegates and only two, one of each party. He has also endeavored to avoid any complaint of expense by proposing that the delegates be elect ed on April 22 when the Presi dential primaries will be held and that each of them be paid but $100. It is far and away the most feasible scheme for a constitutional convention yet presented at Tren ton. Still it will not be accepted. Eor the politicians in control will not take any chances ofr that sort in a Presidential year. They cannot guess what" the public reaction would be to what the constitutional convention might do or who would be hit by it, and they are not going to test it. Furthermore, the prejudice of the small counties against changing the constitution or opening the door to changes that in some way might affect the Senate special privilege so dear to them is so intense and so deep that even the protection given against it in the Vanderbilt bill will hardly satisfy them. Newark Ledger. CENTRAL LEATHER PURCHASES HIDES ROSTOV, Feb. 7. Central Leather has made further hide purchases In this market, paying 1S c. for butt brands and 12 He. for Colorados February take off. The current month's take off has now- been practically cleaned up. Light native cows have sold at lH4c, up ye. One bf the Chicago packers has sold the balance of its January calfskins at 2Hc. Farmers who have collateral find it easy to get loans, snys a headline. It is the fellow without collateral who needs the loan worst. usually. wun Germany existed. Anj liuuiu uvvuea ay mr. Wall Ij only one autographed on that jj "Con" Atkinson's Idea Was for, runner of Broadcasting Those ot us who have radio ot. fits have become so accustom.. hearing music, lectures, mirt reports ana wnat not that wa dom give a thought to the behind broadcasting; the thing become too commonplace. Ye New Brunswick man had the li, about twelve years ago. v. "Con" Atkinson worked in Newa,, he conceived 'the plan of er,i ping telephones with a small talker, n n it nnftninc ail - , i--"'"& 'i tunnectio at certain hours of the day. Xhi from a central position mark-reports or anything else of gE. eral interest could be transmitf and heard by every telephot subscriber. Elizabeth Working for SlunJeipi ooii course Inasmuch as the subject of publio golf course for New e. wick has been brought up on mo: than one occasion, it is intere? ing to note that Elizabeth sport men are active in attempting ; obtain one for Union county, meeting of Interested parties te held there last night, with Count Judge John R. Connolly pr( siding. New Brunswlckers Take Interest i Other Cities Most newspapers carry a co umh on the order of. "The Ir quiring Reporter," although the don't all call it that. The que: tion yesterday in the Philadelph; Bulletin was: "If City Hall is P.. moved, Would You Favor Placir; Pcnn's Statue on a Suitable Ear in the Delaware River?" We a' saw that the question had bee- suggested by Gerald Neldrich o New Brunswick. times. I want to test your heart the puzzled physician. "Say whf POLITICAL FIELD Freeholders Fear Loss Of Highway Patronage Three of the nine bills pendin; in the Legisalture opposed by th-State Association of , Boards o Freeholders deal with the roa'i nrnhlem. The first of the three 1.- that by Senator Wrhitney to repea-the road grab acts of last yea: and to. give the ' State Higthwa Commission the power to designat new State routes and extensions:. The second of these bills, h: Assemblyman Deoe.'.has exactly tit'- same objects in view. It is in iiii" with the recommendations of Governor Silzer. The third bill, which is premature, at present, and objection to which is not confined to freeholders, is by Assemblyman Vanderln J ana wouia take- irom dihiiu KreAtiolrlpra th construction repair of roads and bridges and would invest the control in State TTie-hwuv Commission. Why this opposition from tin! source to the first two of these bills? . There is more than one answf' to this . question. The first arm most important reason is that members of Boards of Freeholders generally want to retain the patronage that goes with road wort. That's the biggest single financial item in their official lives. More scandals have developed r highway construction than in am other branch or government,, -m' annlie.q to both counties and Stat'. That explains why the effort was made to centralize the highway activities in a small board. tr;'' to u-nrlr In tho rtnn before 'ir' eyes of the people of the who!" State. So far as we nave since the effort resulted in tie creation of the State High'"3? Commission last year it has t"" remarkably satisfactory, irte rc form rterf rt co farfher. And it is to such a reform that the organized freeholders of .i1' State have expressed their opposition. If a couple of these b! u- ehitil Via noHA ItiftPfl WOUld K a big bunch of ' money that th rreenoiners couia not nanuio longer. Newark News. BOX BURGLAR ARRESTED MORRTSTOWN. Feb. 7. Georgf Shannon, seventeen years oia, H t V, Bry-hnnl nttMant nf Dover. haS been placed in the Morris county jail on charges of burglary fol lowing his alleged confession which he said he had entered eigh teen homes in Dover and Morn.--town, where he stole small sums c money. "I always entered ' houses over the week-end hccriii. I was verv bnsv with r.iy school studies during the rest o dir. Tveok " tho authorities aUOt-3 iiru as saying.

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