The Record from Hackensack, New Jersey on January 31, 1917 · 1
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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Wednesday, January 31, 1917
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mt Ck tod They Cost Uttle.Thev Do Much 1 OUR WANT ADS. THE WEATHER CoWei- yixlrme Winds. Hnb Bergen County iHcralb VOLUME XXII No. 201 Total 6,611. HACKENSACK. N. J., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3r, 1917. PRICE ONE CENT. MCKAY WINS VICTORY IN LOCAL OPTION FIGHT Gaunt Bill Reconstructed So as to Embody Main Features of Mackay Bill Local Optionists Satisfied and Hopeful. Trenton, Jan. 31. The strengthening of the Gaunt local option bill and the incorporation of changes which are, likely to win new friends for that measure are going to be the probable results of a series of conferences that hare been going on this week In Trenton among members of the Legislature and representatives of the New . Jersey Anti-Salooni League, of which Rev. J. K. Shields Is the superintendent and Rowland Munro the general counsel. An Immediate effect of these conferences will probably be the reconstruction of the Gaunt bill in the Senate Committee on Municipal Corporations and the incorporation into that bill of changes advocated by Senator Wm. B. Mackay, Jr., of Bergen, who Introduced a local option bill of his own about the same time that the Gaunt local option bill was offered last week. The net result of the conference is a victory for Senator Mackay. The Mackay bill was introduced in accordance with the campaign pledges made by the Senator when he made the fight that resulted in his election last November by the largest majority ever given ft Senate candidate in Bergen. One of the points urged by Mackay and provided for in his bill is. that the people of a municipality ehould have the chance of voting on local option at a general election instead of at a special election. Among other things, Senator Mackay. argued that a heavy expense would be saved by having the refer-endum vote at a general election. Another point urged by the Bergen Senator was that the governing body of the municipality, and not the county judge, should pass upon the validity of the petition calling for the referendum election.' TYia AntLCglnnn T.nao-IIA nfTtnlnlsi It was announced today, have agreed to support the Mackay idea of having the referendum vote taken at a general election with a proviso that a specis' election may be ordered by the governing board in case or an overwhelming demand for such special election.. - The, Bergen Senator's contention .4hajjtb geveroing' o4rather"thaH the county' Judge should pass-upon the validity of the petition calling for a referendum has jalso been ac cepted. .- 'There, are a few more details Btill to be arranged, but the opinion today was that the way had been cleared fori the easy passage of the bill In the Senate. It is believed that the bill will also gain friends In the Assembly, even if all the needed votes may not be secured in the Assembly this year. Senator Mackay's contention is that the Gaunt bill as finally .reconstructed and revised will be a real home rule measure. Several additional changes will be made In committee Monday. VON HALLE CAME VERY NEAR FACING CHARGE OF CONTEMPT Counselor James S. De Turck, of Hackensack, appeared before Vice-Chancellor Griffin in the Jersey City Chancery Chambers yesterday afternoon ready to press a charge of contempt of court against Millard Von Halle, a wealthy salesman of Morse-mere, for falling to keep up payments of $25 a week temporary all-nony to his wife, Mrs. Ethel Von Halle, a prominent society woman of Bergen County, who formerly was a settlement worker in New York, but who. it is said, is now a movie actress. The lawyer stated that since November 14, last, Von Halle has not paid his wife a cent. He said that the salesman owed a total of $375. After a conference with counsel for Von Halle, it was decided to postpone the contempt proceedings. Mrs. Von Halle sued her epouse for absolute divorce. At the hearing In the Jersey City Chancery Chambers. Miss Ethel Van der Hoff, formerly a maid in the Von Halle home, testified that the salesman on a number of occasions had been unduly Intimate with her. The maid wag subsequently indicted for forgery. Von Halle denied the charges. Hearing of the case was ended on July 12. last. Vlce-Chanccllor Griffin reserving decision. The court said at the time that Von Hslle should continue to pay his wife 125 a week. It was because he failed to abide by this order that the contempt proceedings were brought, said Counselor De Turck, FIFTEEN GRADUATE i j FROM HIGH SCHOOL Fifteen students graduated from the Hackensack High 8ehool this iTm, but they will not receive their diplomas until June, when their fxerclsos will be held In conjunction with the June graduating class. Most tr them win enter higher Institutions of learning. They are as follows: Eugene M. Tmnta, George Everett prlnkThoiT, Herbert M. Bailey, Jr., Louise Hates. Mildred Partridge Davis, Millard Demarest, Dorothy Elisabeth Gerety, Joseph Howard Klrby, Stanley V. a. Yandrlne, Eugene Abrain Morrow, Irving Okln, Gertrude M. Renfer. Arthur LeRoy Van- V!'..w,k 0raee Watts, Irene Myrtle wllloy. MORE HONORS FOR TESSIE Heroine of Munitions Plant Explosion at Kingsland Gets Gold Watch. Tessie McNamara, heroine of Kingsland explosion, who by the her work at a telephone switchboard saved the lives of many employees of the Canadian Car and Foundry Com pany s plant In the recent explosion. received a handsome gold watch suit ably engraved and a purse of gold at the office of the Maryland Casualty Company, in New York City, yester day. The company presented the two gifts, and a speech of ardent praise lor Miss McNamaras bravery was made by Eugene F. Hord, resident manager of the company. The company's interest In Miss Mc Namara was more than impersonal, for the 2,800 employees of the plant had all been Insured against injury or death under the workmen's com pensation insurance by the Maryland Casualty Company. LONG BRANCH IS AGAINST THE KATES JITNEY LEGISLATION Trenton, Jan. 31. With the view to having the Kates Jitney Act amended bo that Long Branch may license jitney drivers without submit ting them to the securing and turn ishlng of a $5,000 bond, members of the City Commission of that munict pality were at the State House here yesterday and last evening. City Commissioner John W. Flock, who witlT erimmlssWrier" FrUnkr' HowlahdV has been opposing the adoption of an ordinance by Long Branch, which would require the drivers to furnish the bonds, explained that)h6t having a belt trolley line the municipality can make great use of the "jit- nles," but the restrictions In the Kates Act are such that the operation of the machines in the city is dis couraged. Long Branch would also favor an amendment to the law per mitting third class municipalities to charge a flat license fee of $15 or $25, instead of the present arrangement, which is five per cent, of the gross receipts. A UNIQUE IDEA AT CALVARY CHURCH Next Sunday evening Pastor Bar- wise begins a series of sermons on "The Christ In Art." The unique feature about this Is that to each person present there will be given a copy of the painting which is to be the subject of the Bermon. Pastor Barwlse's Idea is that he wishes the picture be fore the eyeB of the people as he speaks to them about it. The pictures are 6x8 Inches and are beautifully executed in sepia tones, and worth a place in the home either framed or In a portfolio. TEe first three sermons he announces are as follows: Feb. 4. Hoffman's "Christ In the Temple;" Feb. 11, Hoi-man- Hunt's "The Light of the World;" Feb. 18. Hoffman's "Face of Christ." A cordial Invitation Is extended by the church to the public to any or all of these services. WINTER MEETING OF ' THE ARCH DEACONRY The winter meeting of the Arch Deaconry, representing this district, which Includes Peterson, Ridgowood. Rutherford and Englewood, was held In Christ Episcopal church, Hackensack, yesterday afternoon and evening, and was largely attended. Arch Deacon Lndd, of Rutherford, presided at the sessions. Addressed were mnde last evening by ulshop Wilson R, Stenrly, of Newark, and Mr. Monrll Fayre. of New York, the latter sponklng mainly on the church pension fund. Fully 100 enjoyed supper In the guild house at 6 o'clock and 25 or more fame In later. The sessions were highly Interesting and instructive. WOMAN'S CLUB TO GIVE ENTERTAINMENT The Woman's Club, of Rldgeucld Tark, will celebrate the activity or the Woman's Federation on February 7 by giving an entertainment and reception at the Municipal Building on the afternoon of that day. The in stltutlon' was organised In a bungalow owned by the late Mortimer Smith on Mt. Vernon street, a quarter of rentury ago. First It was known an a mmar, then an association, and now a club. Mrs. Morton T. Brewster It president ot the otgan-Uatlon. ( MULBERON NEW PRISONKEEPER New Official to Attend First Session of Investigating Commission Today. V i Trenton, Jan. 31. Governor Edge sent to the Senate Monday night the appointment of James H. Mulberon, of Trenton, as Keeper of the State Prison. The nomination was expected, as the Governor announced yesterday afternoon that he would Mr. Mulberon is chairman of the Mercer county Republican Committee and Superintendent of Weights and Measures for Mercer. He succeeds Richard Hughes, of Florence, Burlington county, who appointed by Governor Fielder ad interim last spring soon after the death of Prison Keeper Thomas B. Madden. Mr. Hughes is one of the Democratic leaders of Burlington county. The appointment of a Prison Keeper is of unusual interest at this time when the prison is under Are ot certain newspapers through . charges made by Patrick Quinlan and Frederick S. Boyd, the I. W. W. leaders, who were sent to the prison to serve sentences upon conviction in connection with the big Paterson ellk strike a few years ago. In connection with this appointment, Governor Edge issued a statement referring to the interest being manifested, and declared that he was convinced that Mr. Mulberon is well qualified for the position and will make an efficient official. Mr. Mulberon's term is five years, and as Mr. Hughes's appointment was only ad interim, his successor goes into office at once. Mr. Mulberon said today he would take charge of the prison as soon as he could arrange his other business, which probably will be in a few days. Mrs. Mulberon, hla wife, ,wlll be the prison matron. His salary will be $3,500 and hers $1,500, together with the maintenance of both In the Prison Keeper's residence on Third street, opposite the main entrance to the prison. Asked today if he had anything to say as to his policy at the institution, Mr. Mulberon replied: "Not yet. I want to study the situation before I decide upon any policy." Governor Edge's Prison Inquiry Commission -began its investigation at the State House today with Chair man miam'.Dlck&ott; "6T Moots? clalr, presiding. Governor Edge will sit with the Commission, Mr, ;Mul-' beron will be present to gain all the Information he can from the hearing, and will follow the investigation as closely as possible. MACKAY'S BILL IS DIRECTLY AIMED AT MUNITIONS PLANTS Trenton, Jan. '31.: Prevention In the future of such disasters by muni tions explosions as those at Kings-land. Bergen county, Haskell, Pas-aal ennntv. and rtlndt Tom. Hudson county, is the aim ot a bill just In troduced in the senate by senator MnettAv. of Rereen. It nrbhibita the leasing or erecting of any plants for the manufacture, sale or storage of munitions. If the bill becomes a law it wm absolutely prohibit the erection of hniMincn In which to manufacture. store or sell munitions. It could not however, be retroactive and close up existing munition plants. On.e of the strong features of the measure Is that It will prohibit the Btorage of munitions. Some munitions makers have replied to criticisms of their plants that they were not manufacturing, but only storing ammunition. In fact, that was part of the claim In connection with the plant at Haskell that blew up recently. TO ENLARGE POWERS OF PUBLIC UTILITIES Trenton, Jan. 31. Assemblyman Robinson, of Beriren. introduced a bill to enlarge the powers of the Public Utility Commission so that this Commission may order the laying of sewer, gas and water pipes and other conduits In a street before the street Is permanently improved In a case where there are not aufQclent consumers along the street to make the investment profitable, provided the public utility Is assured of reasonable Intercut charges upon Its invest' ment until such time a the business from abutting property owners makes the Investment profitable. The ob ject of the bill Is to avoid tho neces Hlty of opening up a new street after It lias been permanently Improved for the purpose of laying pipes and conduits therein. The Robinson bill car ries out one of the recommendations made'by the Public Utility Commis sion in Its latest annual report. ARREST AUTOIST WHO HITS WOMAN John Beck, of Park street, Mack-ent-ark, a salesman for a grocery house, was taken In custody yestor-da by Marshal Paul rslanksnhorn. of lllver Edge, charged with having run down with his automobile Mrs. Eleanor Maskpr, of Rim Edge. The woman Is In the Hstkensack Hospital, but her condition Is not thought to be serious. Heck was arraigned before Justice W. W. nsnlell. of River Edge, and rflsd In hall pending tl'O rrU of the woman's InJurlM. Owing to the shortage of Xew-lrint Paper, The Evening Kecord will tx non-re uniablo after February 1, 1917. New, dealers are r-equosted to notify the Evening Record Clrruln. tion IVpartiuent at once of the exact number of papers required to supply their customers. SALOONKEEPERS DENYCHARGE Robert Weis and lohn I. Rouan, of Cliffside, on Trial For Sunday Selling. The trial of Robert Weis and John J. Rouan. proprietors of a CliCfaida Park saloon, who are charged on an indictment with the illegal sale of liquor On 'Sunday, August 27, and Sunday, December 10, last, was con tinued all of yesterday before Judge Seufert and a jury In the Quarter Sessions Court. Adjournment was taken at 4 o'clock. An endeavor to eliminate Robert Weis as a defendant in the trial was nade late yesterday afternoon by Lawyer- E. C. Irion. The latter moved for a direction of verdict for Weis in that no proof had been pro duced that Weis had at any time, or on any date, exposed liquor for sale on Sundays. Judge Seufert reserved his decision until this morning. Rouan's defense was that on August 27th he and his wife had attended a funeral and that therefore he could not have been in the saloon at the time alleged. As to the other date in the indictment, Rouan testified he was home on that Sunday and did not leave the house until 8 o'clock In the evening, when he left for a moving picture house in Union Hill. He entered a complete dental of the sale of any liquor to the Prosecutor's operatives on the dates mentioned in the indictment Judge Seufert granted the motion of Lawyer E. C. Irion this morning for a direction of verdict eliminating Robert Weis, the partner of John J Rounan, of Cliffside Park, in the trial of the latter for the illegal sale of liquor on Sunday. Both the State tand .defense, rested, at 'LL o'jAock iwd I ..... . , , 1 1 . . . , . . suiunuug uy was unuieaiaieiy started, - - . FOR COMPULSORY PHYSICAL TRAINING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS Trenton, Jan. 31. Assemblyman Theodore J. Badgley, of Essex, has submitted to. the Ollphant Military Training Commission the draft of a bill which he Intended to Introduce In the Legislature calling for com pulsory physical training in all the public schools throughout the State. The Ollphant CommlsRion met here yesterday to prepare Its report for submission to the Legislature next week. The commission was named following the last session to investigate the subject of military training In the public schools. Badgley s measure would apply to all boys and girls over eight years of age. It provides for a commission of three, the Commissioner of Education, President of Rutgers and an other, to supervise the work. ANOTHER BEEFSTEAK , DINNER AT ORITANI On Monday evening, Feb. 12 (Lin coln's Birthday), the entertainment committee of OrltanI Field Club will give another one of Its famous beef steak dinners for ladles and gentle men, the dinner to be followed by dancing. The last affair was a great success, as everyone enjoyed themselves to tho limit. E. D. Williams, chairman ot this committee, states that this dinner is to be given upon request of a good many of those who attended the first dinner, and several who were unfortunate enough to be unable to be present at that time, A large attendance Is expected, . an good "eats" and a fine time are guaranteed to those who attend. Tickets may be secured from the committee or the club steward. f Applied Proverb i Modern Business "Faint heart ne'er Am fat Or as John Wanaaker once stated another , cljAse of the auntlon: V "Advertising no business for tho quitter The man at sticks at It wins. The sU le with merit . that Is advlliied day In and day out Is ie article that turns profits fo its sponsors. The effect of advortlulng Is cuinulivnve. Returns grow bigger with every repetition. Tscre are advertisers using this newep.'ipr that Increase their spurs year after year. - And each year their sales enlarge. They are men who find that sdvcrtlMltiR pays. ' Local merrhants should advertise In The Evening Record, the only daily newsp.'ipvf In uorgon county. 1 I CONDUCTOR APOLOGIZED Community Council MerrnSer Resents Impertinency on Trolley Car. The chairman of the Transportation Committee of the Community Council had his attention brought recently to the matter of discourtesy of trolley conductors to patronsejof their lines, and particularly residents of Hackensack. The conductor In question was extremely dlsroureous to two ladies who were alighting from the Paterson line car. and was very Impertinent and insolent to a member of the Council who undertook to remonstrate upon the treatment accorded the women. The usual prompt attention was given to the matter by the chairman of this committee and very satisfactory results obtained. Upon receipt of the complaint, Mr. Engle. supervisor of the Paterson and rassalc Division, Immediately sus pended the conductor and offered to bring him to Hackensack to apologise for his conduct. This was sub sequently done and the man was re instated at the request of the mem ber of tho Council, who felt that he would probably profit by this lesson and become a better employee. The Council should be given great credit for its efforts in a much-needed reform along these lines. If our citi- nens would report similar cases of in civility to C. W. Terhune, giving full particulars In writing, something very effective might be done by the Council. A complaint with the back lng of anjrganlxation of standing such as the Community Council of Hackensack will, of course, carry greater weight than one coming from an individual. Help the Council to make Hacken sack a "Good Place in Which to Live." SMOKE NUISANCE NOT REGARDED AS MENACE TO HEALTH The State Department of Health recommends, in its annual report that some arm of the government other than the Health Department be empowered to Investigate and correct smoke and fume nuisances, such as HiUUg' tut JU1 VUU A.U11, r X 11V UUftlU does not regard them as a serious menace to public' health. ' , Residents of eastern Bergen county along the Hudson river have tried many times to have the authorities abate the Edgewater fumes nuisance, without success. There have been threats and promises on both sides, but the smells continue. A strenuous fight U now being waged by the Eastern Bergen County Improvement As sociation to secure relief. JUDGE FOSTER ORDERS RELEASE OF BOY FROM COUNTY JAIL - Quertno Terenzano, the lad who was fined $120 by Judge E. Howarf Foster aftor having been arrested ft Tappan by Game Warden W. ' H. Small for having birds in his possession end no hunting, license, wse to- jail on order of Judge FosUr. after a conference with Chief Warden J. WU Stratton, of the New Jers Fish and Game Commission, nut r Warden Small. J . It was shown that ne family of the boy could not ralna funds with which to pay the fise and on tne around that'the boy was not physic ally strong, Judge Foster decided upon the relesBe,", -.' . Chief Wardea Stratton earn tne game laws througbjt the State had to be rigidly enforced In order to get results and ftov the Indiscriminate slaughter of birds and other game. No otlfnsm was made 01 tne ar- est or punishment Inflicted. 1 SEXTON RETURNS TO HOME FROM HOSPITAL ..Frederick Webb, sexton of Chrlut Fpiticopai ctiuren, wno soout iff week ago tell from a ladder In t bclfrey of the church and injured is feet was removed yesterday from.jfhe Hackensack Hospital to his boms at 175 Stanley nlace. The bones gf his left foot have knit so tapldly tt he was enabled to have the nqspnai at least two weeks In advance f the time expected. Mr. Webb dires to express his sppreotatlon of tse splendid treatment 1 received at the Hackensack Hospital aUths hands of Miss Stone and her asle assistants, lie also desires to thank' the various guilds and Indies of Ctrlst church who so falthfJlly met Wi every want. The Pioneer. Lodge of which he is a member, and the numerous friends are also Included In hU words of commendation, . . Mr. Wsf'b's remarkable disposition dispelled the suffering of bis five week's M confinement and speeded his revery. ,f I . S. F. THOMPSON MAY RETURN HERE ormer County Clerk Charles F. orapson is said to have disposed ot .Is IntcrcHi In moving picture housos n East Orange and It Is believed will return to his residence In Robots. It was rutuored that Mr. Thompson wouldyjiake a tour ot th world. CHX I 7 I I h 'PEACE NOTE LEAK LEADS TO NATIONAL CAPITAL Probing Committee Told That Advance Information From Washington and Sent Word to Its Forty-Five Branches President's Brother-in-Lavv Member of Branch. CLAIM MOTHER MURDERED SON Mrs. Anna Goldstein, of Pat erson, Arrested After Long Investigation. Mrs. Anna Goldstein, thlrty-slx, of 101 North Third street, Taterson, was arrested last night on an indict ment charging her with the murder of her three-and-one-half-year-old son. Max D. Goldateln, who was! found with a knife wound in his throat in the cellar of their former home, at 21 Hamburgh avenue, on Aur. 3 last. ,. J ' Blood stains on the hem of her dress are said to have led to the In dictment by the January grand Jury yesterday, and to her subsequent ar rest. The blood stained garment Is alleged to have been found in a closet in the Hamburgh avenue house some time after the boy's body was found, when detectives from Prosecutor Michael Dunn's office were put on the case. It is said that the evidence so far Is circumstantial, but still sufficient to warrant holding the woman on the murder charge. - Neighbors of the woman are said to have Informed the authorities that Mrs. Goldstein, who at one time was ' confined in the asylum at Morris i Plains, was very ill-tempered wlthj the boy at times and often "slammed him about." That she abused the lad without provocation and apparently bore little love Is another allegation, although no one, It Is said, would admit having seen her strike him. COURT OFFICERS FAILEQ JP GET "THEIRS" Today was pay day. for county em pioyeen ai ikhhi iur mom 01 ineur. A certain few, composed mostly , of court officers, are still on the anxldus seat awaiting developments in the Civil Service controversy. As outlined In a recent letter to Sheriff Courter from the Civil Ser vice Commission, a number of his appointees were fortunate tnougn to 1 have their salaries approved and the little old check forthcoming. Among thin lot were Under-sheriff Walter 8oU, whose position is In the exempt class and therefore all right. Then, follows W. V. A. Blauvelt and Charles " Robinson, , .deputy Sheriffs; Percy Hester and John Alar, jail keepers, and Miss Heath-rington, as bookkeeper and MbJs Anna Van Valen, as stenographer'.v- All or weae positions were consid ered by (he Commissioners as being temporarily filled pending the holding of propor examinations, excepting in the case of employees in the service of the county prior to the al - S :ed adoption of 'the Civil Service Act. The court officer appointments are not reeocnlzed by the CommlHslon and therefore their salaries were not approved ana' paid. . - WOODRIDGE NOW HAS POLICE DEPARTMENT The new police regulations at Woodrldge will go Into effect tomorrow, Feb. 1, and the entire force of peace officers appeared before the Mayor and police committee Monday night at the Council chamber and were sworn in. Marshal Doerfinger is--now cruet marsnai, at 4U a Rubnth. and will patrol from 7 p. in to 1 a. in., being subject to call at ny other time, Louis R. Ehrlch Is nrei uHHimani marsnai, acting as Doerfllnger s relief when neceHsary. Holmes Robinson is second aaslstant murHhal, and his particular charge is tne sarety or tne children anoroach in and leaving the schoolB. The other marshals, serving without pay, except for special duty, arc Thomas A. snerry, Ellsworth W. Mead, Jr., ami james Kerr, 1 OH, THOSE LUSCIOUS, JUICY, LITTLE STEAKS! The beefsteak suoDer alven bv the Union League Club last night was a successful and enjoyable affair. More luscious steaks could not be found anywhere and the same thing applies to the chops. Together with the liquid refreshments, etc., snd the vocal and Instrumental music by a clever colored quartet the guests were well entertained. SENATE CONFIRMS AN APPOINTMENT Trenton, Jan. 31. The Renato In executive session confirmed the appointment of former "Assemblyman Eugene C. Cole, of South Donvllle, as Prosecutor of Cape May county. This nomination was sent In last week. All the other nominations made lsst night were preferred to UUe Judiciary Committee. TRIAL NOW New York Brokerage Firm Got New York. .luu. 31 TUe pesce nots '"teak" trail h ' la-en struck at last. It lends dire- tiy to Washington and tfl a stock brol;enii,'e firm of which the presldent'is brother-in-law, R. Wilmet Boiling, is a member. After liojiiai'd M, liarufh had cheerfully admitted nt the Inquiry that hs cleared $i78,Jt"S by short selling In the stools market between Dec. 10 and 23 w ithout advance knowledge of the note a new a"eet presented by E. F. Hutton. head of E. I". Huttou & Co. of 61 Broaihvny,i(H-klirokprs. . Hutton Showj Ttlegrami. Mr. Hutton resentl three out of a sm-tost of four telegrams exchanged by his firm with correMpondents. The fourth telesram enme Dec. 21 from F; A. Connolly & Co.. the Washington correswniilent of llie Hutton firm, of which R. W. P.oliin, a brother-in-law of PresiiU-ut Wilson, Is a member, ' ; . '. . ; Mr. Hutton on the stand said his Arm did not keep 'a tile of iiieomlug teler t grants, altft'ougti lie produced a wire received on thi snnie day from, a Chi-eago correKMmtcnt. . j The members of V. A, Connolly & Co. and the telegraph operator employed by them will be called t today's healing, and the missing leegram is slso to be put In evidence; ;.. ( ,;,f . -i The name of V, L Connolly Co. was fliHt tinmsjht into the Inanity our Jan. ( by IUpre.ntstyr WHliem R. Wood of Indians. Mr Wood said tfl that day in be ' "leak" Keating to " Washington tftst It Was "oomtnofl gos-. sip" .that 177L Connolly, tc wer -"engaged, jfn profitable transactions during tliecdnt flurry- ; , Mr. vyd mid ho lntdTyf eived information A 8; B. Frldy flf Oshkosh, Wia.. f u circular ouf ,by Thomson MacUlnnon yit Chicago on Dm. 11, Jilne days boore the presidents note, which coiitfned these words: . ' , ' Would it be.inrprlslng if a sugges-v poi' nom Htigfjier source .should,eet , li with a! t ttvtfisWi mivrntt1. 'tfatk th warrlric uo?cr i x", . O A. WJts Of Hutton &Co. Is sald ttt be" the WW of tlk telegram concerning theJote sent out on Dec. 20 by the firm tv Us forty;-flve branches all over the cuntryv It read: -,b 4 - i , , Wr connflenttnlly Informed that h-hllv important musnnno to alt belllsar-' mO ana neijtran ha bn issued from , Vashlngton, Interpreted not as pressure An bolllgorfmts in" behalf of peace, but as ' fun opportunity to put American demands on record to be considered if there ts pesce and warning that neutral rights must not be further encroached Upon, Full text te be given out tonight and will be looked upon as a movs ot great moment. " .- ' ) Q- A. E., JR. The chief Importance of this ttes-jisge for the puriK'sea of the leak inquiry., lies, it is considered, not only In its description of the note, but in Its reference to it as having already been sent. This information was contained. It Is supposed. In the missing Washing-tori telegram, kltn-e It is almost wholly absent . from the Chicago telegram. Moreover, this iuf .rra!tlon - is much-richer in detail, apparently,' than Secretary Lansing's announcement con-cortilng the note, 'to. the newspaper men. , . .- , Roth Mr. Rolling and F. A. Connolly, his partner, trued strong denials that they hart- any advance infoimatlon of any kind on tho note. , Connelly will te.itlfy nt the nesrina ;oday. Ellis Is In Ceorsla for his health, but will tie entleii ns witness. GOVERNOR EDGE AND REGIMENT IN ; WILSON PARADE Trenton, Jan. 31. New Jersey's state government and the National Guard will be strongly represented at tho Inauguration of President Wilson In Wnaliiuetiiu Mondny, March 6. A bill Introduced yesterday by Senator MeCran provides for a 25,-000 appropriation. r.nv. Kdeo will attend with his staff. ' ' There Is hIho provision for a provisional regiment of the New Jersey Ntitlonul (muni to march behind' the Governor, who will, of course, appear on horse back In the great parade. TRYING TO IMPROVE TEANECK DELIVERIES Congressman A. C. Hart Issued the following statement today: "I am working in harmony with Postmasters Norton, of Hackensack, and Rlrtwhistle, of Englewood, and tindeavorlng to clear up the postal delivery system of Teaneek before the tuplratlon of my term of office. I am tT.ving to pnrsunde tne iwpari- ment to re-estnbllah the two-delivery system and still retain delivery for all residents ot Tetineck. This will necessitate the employment of an ad ditions! carrier. I realise that the tellverlos In Tenneck have nevTV been quite satisfactory to all the people there, and I sin anxious to establish a satisfactory basis befort slaving Congress." V

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