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PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS.
VV()].. II NO. 228 ~ PERTH AMBOY, N. J.. MONDAY, APRIL 27. 1903. SECOND EDITION 1 - ? II START CHURCH NEXT MONTH. Rev. B. T. 0 Connell Hopes to Break Ground In May for New Edifice. LARGE EASTER OFFERING Sum Amounted to $1,384.79 Co grega tion ? Thanked for Generosity? Plans Approved by Bishop and Contractors Wifl Shortly Give Estimates? Women Do Good Work. One of the largest Easter collections ever given in Perth Amboy was taken tip Easter Sunday at St. Mary's Gatho lie church. The printed slips given oat at all masses yesterday showed the sum amounted to |1,884. 79. The pustor, Rev. B. T. O 'Connell, ihank od the congregation for their generous offerings. In speaking about the new church he said: r "The people of this congregation c ia be thankful that every oent collect e I here on Easter Sunday will go to ward the building of our new church. The plans have been approved by Bishop McFaul and we are now only waiting for the estimates of the differ ent contractors. Barring all accidents I hope we will be able to break g.ounds during the month of May." FathefrO 'Connell thanked the ladies who compose the Church Building Association for their good work. They were appointed to collect the ten cents from the families in the p irish. It is now four weeks since t le Church Building Association was organized and the ladies have collect e I |299. The announcement was made by the pastor that the regular monthly col lection for April would be taken up next Sunday and he said that he hoped eirery one would be as liberal as possible. I A Chance To Save Money. If one telephone connects you with everybody you want, why add the ex pense of another? Special Meeting. The Mason Tender's and Conc^eter's Union No. 10,159. of thib city, will hold a special meeting tonight in Union Hall, 107 Smith stieet, at 8 o'clock. Important business will be discnssed. * FORESTERS' RESOLUTION. At the regular meeting of Court Standard No. Ill, Foresters of Am erica, held on the evening of April 22nd, 1903, the following resolntions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, Almighty God has, in His a'l wise Providence, seen fit to touch with the hand of death, Sunday, April 12th, 1908, one of our most worthy friends and beloved members, James Seerey, we feel that we have lost a worthy member of our order and an esteemed friend, and be it RESOLVED. That we, the members of Conrt Standard, No. Ill, Foresters of America, while we humbly submit t > the mandate ofJUim whose love is beyond compare and who hath tender compassion, we do, notwithstanding kdeeply deplore the loss of him, our Bbeloved member and fellow worker Vwhose example and daily living en vdeared him to all who knew him; and therefore be it RESOLVED, That a oopy of these resolutions be spread upon the records . of this court and published in the^city [ papers, and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to the^family of our deceased brother. Timothy Griffen, John L. Waters, Frank V. Reid, Committee. \To Erect Their Own Home. The Temperanoe lodge will shortly solicit funds for the pnmose of erect ing a new building. The lodge is known as Familiehjeiumet, No. 14. To make any progress the members claim it is necessary for them to have their own home and for this purpose the people ot this city will be asked to contribute. PRIVATE DANCE BY . SOCIABLE A. C. Held Enjoyable Function at Club House in Park Avenue Satur day Night. The members of the Sociable A. C. gave a piivate hop to about fifty of their friends in their club rooms on Park avenue Saturday night. For a long time it has been the custom of the club to have a private dance occa sionally. V The dance Saturday night began at 7.30 o'clock and the music continued with but short intermissions until 10 o'clock when the supper maroh was started. It was led by William Ma thiasen and Miss Mary Lund. The sapper was one of those affairs for which the Sociable A. C. is famous. It was> under the direction of the arrangement committee, which was composed of Peter Hansen, Charies Hansen and H. P. Hendrickson. After supper dancing was again resumed. One Million Stations. Through the New York and New Jersey Telephone Company you can communicate with one million sta tions. SPRINKLING CONTINUES. E. J. Dorsey & Sons continued to sprinkle the streets [this morning, having found that a majority of the merchants on Smith street would agree to the old arrangements for having the work done. They also continued on State street, but Mr. Dorsey said this morning the patronage will have to be better than was promised if they desire to have it all summer. On Saturday High street was sprinkled as an experiment. If State street does not pay better Mr. Dorsev savs they will put the sprinkler in the resident ial district and let State street go. TWO PLEASURE PARTIES Went Up The River in Power Boats Yester day?Raced on Way Back. Two partieH in power boats went np the Raritan river yesterday to a point abont opposite. One boat was in charge of William Eshenstberg who hart with him John Cottrell and Howard Cottrell. John Whitworth had the other party in liis skiff. Those on board were Mrs. John Whitworth and daughter Lilv and Dudley Whitworth and son Frank. On their return a race took place. Mr. Eshengberg's 10 horse power did not pass Mr. Whitworth 's skiff whioh had only a 5 horse power eneine. The trip was very enjoyable. St. Aloysius Cadets. The St. Aloysius Cadets will hold a meeting in St. Mary's Hall, Centre street, tomorrow night at 7.80 o'clock. Good, Better. Best. One Telephone is Good, would two be better. If so, then three would be best. Three telephones would be rather a nuisance, wouldn't they? E3 cm. SOCIABLE AND ENTERTAINMENT Consisting of Dla'ogues, Tableaux and Music SIMPSON M. E. CHURCH, TUESDAY EVENIN6, Apr<l 28th, 1903 Home- iniide Candy, Ice Cream and Cake. ADMISSION 10 CENTS. Aaaah>iI? of Merchants, Manufacturers, Corporations ftuCUUIIlO and Individuals Solicited^? ? . ? INTEREST PAID ON i 2 per cent, on $ 500 or over DAILY BALANCES ) 3 per cent, on $1,000 or over Safe Deposit Boxes to Rent at Low Rates liberal POLICY HE FIRST NATIONAL BANK J 10 SMITH STREET, PERTH AMBOY, N. J. Capital | Profits I Deposits .$1,000,000 fiUMILTOl^V. KKAN, Prmidimt, HAK8Y OONABD, Oamih i TRACED WIFE TO THIS CITY Andrew Skimsky, From Kent, Ohio, Said She Had Come To Perth Amboy. NOW GOES TO NEWARK. Police Investigate the Man's Story and Learn That Woman Answering Des cription Given by the Man Left Here Yesterday? Shimsky Has a Letter to Prove His Story. Andrew ShimBkv, of Kent, Ohio, strolled into Dolioe headquarters this morning and asked Chief Bnrke to help him find his wife, who he alleged, had eloped with one Andrew Sellock, alias Greenev. As proof, he exhibit ed a letter which stated that his wife was here and for that reason he came to Perth Amboy. _ The police investigated and foand that a woman answering the descrip tion given by Shimsky had left for Newark yesterday. No trace of the man, with whom she is said to have eloped, conld be fonnd and the police advised Shimsky to go to Newark and get the aid of the police there. Shimksy says his wife took their danghter with her and left him their one year old son. The man with whom his \vife eloped, he says, was a boarder. TWO JUDGEMENTS GIVEN In the Distriot Gonrt this morning, Manning Thornal secured judgment against Fred G. Engei. The amount of the attachement was $43 dollars on an Indian pony. T. M. Thickstun was counsel for Thornal. Adolph Gans also secured judgment for $125 against Stephen Laskowsky to satisfy a bill for spirituous liquors. All other cases that came up were adjourned. CHARGED WITH CRUELTY The complaint was made to the police this morning alleging that a woman named Metzger, of 126 Hall avenne, oruelly treated her [five year old daughter by tying her hands be hind her. The police are making an investigation this afternoon. POLICE COURT NEWS. Ben Olesen, of 300 Broad street, was committed to the county jail - this morning for thirty days. Officer Wood arrested Olesen yesterday be cause of his strange actions. Barney Schram, of Fort Plains, N Y. , was fined $5 this morning on a charge of being drunk and disorderly. Officer Wood arrested him yesterday morning. John Brea, of 38 Oortlandt street, was held in $500 bail yesterday morn ing on a charge of inoiting riot at the reoent strike at the Raritan Copper Works. Brea, it is alleged, disappear ed right after the riot. Detective Huff arrested him Saturday afternoon and yesterday morning he was held under bail to await the action of the grand jury on oharges preferred by Emil Walters. Henry Jackson, of 103 Front street, was arrested Saturday night charged with having threatened Hugh Young, of Madison avenue. When arraigned before the recorder he was paroled until this morning but neither put in an appearance at 8 o'clock. Meets To-night. Good Citizens League meets this evening at 8 o'clock in the Baptist church. On The Spot. V. S. Richardson, H. V. Snyder and F. N. Roberts, of the New York and New Jersey Telephone Company, are in towtf to receive applications and complaints day or evening. They are stopping at the Packer House. 4-28-6t Real Estate colnmn page 2. IS NOW THE LARGEST CAMP. Thirty-three New Members Tak en in by the Woodmen of The World. TEAM FROM ELIZABETH. Looal Woodmen Hold the Honors for the Largest Society in New Jersey? After The Initiation Saturday Night a Supper Was Served at Hartmai n's Hotel Eliza beth Men Leave By Way of Vetuchen. Thirty-three new members were taken into the local camp of the Wood men of the World at a special meeting held in the Knights of Oolumbus Hall Saturday night. About thirty mem bers, including the degree team from Mrytle Oamp Elizabeth, were met at the State street depot by the members of the Perth Amboy camp and esoort ed them to the hall. The session was opened bv State Organizer Garvin after whioh the thirty-three candidates were voted upon and accepted. The meeting was then turned over to the visiting camp whioh, upon assuming control, began the ceremonies of initiation. This part lasted until after 11 o'clock and was very interesting. It was then announced that the local camp now has eighty-six members and State Or ganizer Qarvin complimented the members for such a rapid growth for go?hort a time. The meeting adjourned to Hart injjtiu s Hotel where "mine host" Bollsohweiler, together with the aid of Messrs. Johnson, Fullerton and Ash, the committee appointed for the purpose, served a delightful oollation of sandwiches, sauer kraut and other palatable Qerman dishes. The boys from Elizabeth, much pleased by the reception given them, departed at 12.30 on a special trolley car to Me tuchen, from which place they caught a train for Elizabeth. DREDGES AT WORK NEAR LIGHT HOUSE. Work of the Tides And River Fills Up the Channel? May be Seven Months. The work of dredging the channel in the vicinity of the light house has commenced. The contract this year has been given out to the R. O. Pack ard Dredging Company, of New York, who now have one steam dredge, an auxiliary boat, one stake boat and a number of scows at work. Mr. Thompson, of the Packard Company, said that it wonld take at least seven months to complete the work. &. little later on it is expected that an other and perhaps two more dredges will be put to work. In The Baptist Church. In the absence of the pastor, Rev. Percy R. Ferris, yesterday the pulpit in the Baptist church was occupied by Rev. J. W. Dver, of Tottenville, in the morning, and by Rev. Ezra F. Ferris, of Princeton, in the evening. Two excellent sermons were preached and large congregations were present. Thursday evening the Ladies Aid will g Vve an entertainment in the chapel. ( Refreshments will be served. MARRIED IN THE TEMPLE. Miss Nellie Grossman and Frank WoisiuleskitA both of Keasbey, were married by \hr. M. Kopfstein at 4 o'clock yestirday afternoon in the temple Beth \Mordecai, in Hobart street. 1 New Yorl In a Minute. Telephone service to be of import ance must connecjt with New York. Lost anything :J A cent-a-word ad in the Evening ^jlews will find it for yon. ^RISH WRITING PAPER 10c a lux LINEN j* Ruled or Plah. j* ? ? SEXTON'S DRUGSTORE 70-72 SMITH STREET FIXING UP SEA BREEZE. Resort Will Be Opened Early Next Month Weeds on Fire Last Night. Ira B. Crouse has been awarded the contract for doing the carpenter repair work at Sea Breeze by Joseph Fiitren. The place will be rearranged and fix ed up for this season. Jnst how soon the place will be opened Mr. Fiigen cannot sav, bat this .morning he de clared, it wonld be some time in 'J;he early part of next month. A number of people noticed a glare of lights coming from Sea Breeze last night and the impression about was that the place was open. When Mr. Fiigen was asked about it he explain ed the light by saying some weeds and grass had accidently been set on fire. WANTS ACURFEW IN PERTH AMBOY. Rev. S. Trevena Jackson Says Boys Should be at Home After 8 O'clock In the Simpson M. E. Ghuich last night the pastor, Rev. S. Trevena Jaokson, preached from the subject, "Where is My Wandering Boy." He said : "For a number of years I have been in the habit of making a trip from South Ferry to 23rd Street up Broad way in New York City, for the pur pose of studying human nature. Last Monday I counted at least fifty young men coming out of Broadway saloons intoxicated. " Mr. Jaokson told of other signts and that he was reminded of the song: "Where is My Wandering Boy To night," and determined to take it for his sermon. "Many a boy in this little city of ours," he said, "is missing from church tonight. Where is he? Some are in saloons, others in pools rooms. One of the grandest things this city could have would be a curfew which should be rung at 8 o'clock every night. LARCECLASS CONFIRMED Thirty two boys and girls were con firmed in St. Stephen's Danish Luther an Church on Broad street, yesterday morning. At the regular 10 o'clock service the ohurch was filled with the parents and friends of the children. The pastor, Rev. J. Christiansen, opened the service with a sermon, taking for a text '"I write to You Children Be oause You Know the Father." After the sermon the minister began the examination and the confirmation fol lowed. Special music for the occasion was rendered by Miss Anna Brown, the organist of the church. LONG SHORE NEWS. The schooners Georgie L. Drake and Albert Pharo arrived from New York yesterday. The schooner Merrill C. Hart, Cap tain Qilohrist, sailed for Rockland yesterday. The schooner Susan Stetson, Cap tian Perkins, sailed for Salem yester day. The schooner William Jones arrived from New York yesterdny. The schooner Zampa, Captain Berry, sailed for Dauiariscotta, Saturday. o The steamer Dorothy from Port Tampa with phosphate rock to the American Ariricnltural Chemical Co., at Carteret, arrived in port yesterday, charged with cruelty Real Estate advertising in the Even ing News brings results. TO ARREST YOUR ATTENTION WHAT a murderous thin? it is to driuk water when 17 drops can contain 36, 000, (XX) livi g creatures. Why driuk water when you can get a box of Pure Beer for only 80 cents, delivered to your house. THE HYGEINE Steam Bottling Works, rei. 142 b. 254 New Brunswick Av. CROWDS SAW STONE LAID. Hungarian Catholics Had Big Day Yesterday? Societies Parade. MANY VISITORS PRESENT Estimated That Four Thousand Were In Line? Marched to Rectory of St. Mary's Church -Rev. B. T. O.Connell Officiated -Made Short Speech Congratulating the Congregation. Over 4,000 people saw the laying of the corner stone of the Holy Cross Hungarian Roman Catholic church at the corner of Cortlandt street and East avenue yesterday afternoon. The parade, with two brass bands and the several societies, marched to the rec tory of St. Mary's church where Rey. B. T. O'Connell, who was delegated by Bishop McFanl to lay the corner stone of the chnrch in the bishop's absence, was met and escorted to the new building. At the laying of the stone Father O'Connell made a short speech telling how the grand idea of bnilding a Hungarian church had originated and how the St. Joseph's Society worked hard by giving a number of balls and picnics for the benefit of the chnrch and then other societies followed them. Today, the priest declared, the fruits of their labor was partly before them. He wished them every success. The following societies were in line : St. Joseph Aid Society, First^Hungarian Aid Society, First Hungarian Aid Society of Woodbridge ; St. John's Aid Sooiety, of Keasbey ; St. Michael Aid Society, of Carteret; Thirteenth Liberty Maters Aid^ttfttety, Michaels Aid Sfioist^^|^^Mi?h4H Polish Artillertand three other Pol ish societies from ont of town. ; The following priests were present: Rev. B. T. O'Connell, Rey. S. A. Mitchell and Rev. T. F. Blake, of this city ; Rev. Emery A. Haitinger, pastor of St. Mary's Church of Passaic ; Rev. Paul Viragh, D.D., curate of St. Mary's at Passaic; Rev. Julius Zielinski, pastor of St. Stephen's Polish chnrch, this city; and the Rey. FranciB Denes, pastor to St. Elizabeth Hungarian church of New York. It was 5.30 o'clock when the speak ers were through and after that the bands and societies escorted the oat of town visitors to the depot and escort ed the local priests to their homes. The present pastor of the new church is the Rev. Charles Radocsy. The congregation meets every Sunday in Gadek's Hall on State street. SCALDED BY STEAM. Mrs. Horace Crowell, of 26 McOlel lan street, was badly scalded on her arm this morning. She was putting a tea kettle full of water over the fire when she spilled some of it on the red hot coals. The clond of steam nearly . hid the woman. The burn, although not dangerous, is very painful. The Real Value. The value of Telephone Servioe is in the number of persons it reaohes. REQUEST TO THE PUBLIC. To make it possible for the Temper anoe Lodge (Familiehjemmet) in Perth Arnboy, to make any progress by having public meetings and lectures whioh under the present oiroum stances are too expensive and almost impossible, the Lodge has decided to make a determined effort to get their own building or lodge rooms, whioh would enable them to have more and cheaper public meetings, and at the same time represent all the temper ance people in this oity. For that purpose the Lodge asks the public to give a contribution, or a gift which could be of use ata"Fair" already in progress. Familiehjemmet No. 14, Perth Amboy, N. J. Martin M. Stahr, Jens Sorensen, John A. Lind, Christian Lund, Thomas Petersen. 4-27-1 "Eat and Run" No, don't do that. If you must run then get one of our Nutritious Soda Water drinks. Fruit Cturiott* is ? great favorite. Frappe's, Glaces, Sonde's, with Crushed Fruits, 5c at PARISEN'S Prescription Pharmacy