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THE MACHINE CONTEST.
Clip The Coupon? The One Getting The Most Gets The Sewing ^ Machine. i | The Perth Amboy Evening News i ? Sewing Machine Contest. ? Turned in by : n AY 7 TOMGTOO LATE. Marcum Pound Dead ? More Lives In Jeopardy. KENTUCKY FAMILIES FLEE THE STATE Jackson Compared to a Man Who la Sitting on a Barrel of Powder la u Shower of Spark*. LEXINGTON, Ky., May 7.-A mes longer who left the interior of Breath itt county at dawn Monday to bear a warning to Attorney J. B. Marcum that a plot to kill him had been formed the night before reached Jackson a few minutes after an assassin's bullet had crashed through Marcurn's brain and heart as he stood in the courthouse door. During Sunday night Edward Strong, a friend of Marcumr was in formed that a conspiracy had been en tered into at a meeting of several des perate men at a blind tiger three miles from Jackson to assassinate Marcum Monday. At daylight he sent a mes senger to convey the information to the attorney, who lay dead when he ar rived. This statement has been made by Mrs. Marcum in an interview. If the meeting at the blind tiger Sunday night told of by the widow can be proved the assassin and the plotters may yet be known. A newspaper man who arrived from Jackson describes the situation there by saying: "The town may be compared only to a man sitting on a barrel of powder in a shower of sparks. When the explosion will come no one knows, but I believe it is inevitable. At least three men know who assassinated James Marcum, and, though they are silent, it is believed their doom is Scaled. . ? In Breathitt C&ua*y-iifeans death or exile. There are also others left who know who assassi nated Jim Cockrell. They will not be overlooked. If these people remain or there Is the possibility of a rigid inves tigation by the law I believe that they will be put out of the way at an early date. Several families are preparing to follow the example of more than fifty people who during the last six months have fled the country. Male members will leave Immediately, and when they have found a home the women and children will follow." A dispatch from Jackso/i, Ky., says that the people not Involved in the feud contemplate calling on Governor Beck ham to bring peace to Breathitt county, tt is expected that the contingent with Which Marcum was allied, which in cludes the influential family of Post master Hurst, Marcum's father-in-law, are uniting against the Cockrell family with a view of precipitating a fight. Conservative citizens who are acquaint ed with either family do not express surprise at the report. Reward For Marcum's Slayer. FRANKFOltT, Ky., May 7.? Govern or Beckham, at the request of the coun ty judge of Breathitt county, has of fered $600 reward for the apprehension and conviction of the unknown assassin of J. B. Marcum. This is the highest reward permitted by law. Ballix Wan In Prtaon, Forgotten. WASHINGTON, May 7.-Harry C. Bullis of Haverstraw, N. Y., has made a formal claim for $50,000 against the government of Venezuela for false im prisonment and detention at Maracai bo. He was in charge of the electric light station at Maracaibo in May, 1900. There was an active revolution on foot, and persons associated with the Elec tric Light company had stored ammu nition and explosives in the station. He wished to turn over the stuff to the government, but he was afraid to have it known that he had given the infor mation. He suggested to the president of the state that the ammunition should be seized and that as a blind he should be arrested and then promptly released. His plan was carried out, with the ex ception of his release. Shot Slater With "Empty" Gun. MINEOLA, N. Y., May 7. ? Viola Symes, the seven-year-old daughter of David Symes of this place, was shot and probably fatally wounded by her nine-year-old brother Edward. The boy had taken his father's revolver to shoot a cat and, after using it and believing It to be empty, playfully pointed it at his sister and pn'leri the trigger. BASEBALL SCORES. Itennlta of Ynterday'ii Glnn In (he 1 Mat tonal and American League*. NATIONAL LEAGUE At Brooklyn New York 03302354 0-20 Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1?2 Hits? New York, 21; Brooklyn, 7. Er rors ? New York, 2; Brooklyn. 6. Batteries ? McGinnlty and Bresnahan; Evans, Vlck ers and Rltter. At Pittsburg? Chicago 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9-11 Pittsburg 01100200 0 ? 4 Hits? Chicago. 13; Pittsburg-, 10. Errors ?Chicago, 0; Plttsh-^g. 1. Batteries ? Taylor and KUng; Phillippi ami Smith. TABLE OF PERCENTAGES. W. L. P.C. Vew York 10 4 .714 Pittsburg 12 (i .607 Boston 8 7 .633 Chicago 9 8 .529 Brooklyn 8 8 .500 Cincinnati 7 9 .43.8 St. Louis ? 11 .353 Philadelphia 5 12 .294 AMERICAN LEAGUE. At New York Philadelphia 001 000122-6 New York 00010000 0-1 Hlt?? Philadelphia, 10; New York, 6. Er rors?Philadelphia, 2; New York. 2. Bat teries?Plank tKid Powers; Griffith, Howell and Beville. At Boston Washington 00010011 0 ? 3 I Boston 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 ?? 0 Hits ? Washington, 8; Boston, 11. Errors ?Washington. 1: Boston. 0. Batteries? Lee and Clark; Young and Crlger. At Chicago ? Detroit 22020 0. 030? 9 Chicago 00025000 3-10 Hits? Detroit. 7; Chicago 10. Errors Detroit, 1; Chicago, 11. Batteries? Jones and Bristow; Flaherty, Eason and Mc Farland. TABLE OF PERCENTAGES. W. L. P.C. Chicago 9 3 . i~,0 I Now York 7 0 .538 ! Philadelphia 8 7 .533 , Boston 6 6 , .500 I Detroit 6 G .600 St. Louis 4 6 .414 Washington 5 7 .417 ! Cleveland 2 7 .222 Two Runaway* at Louisville. LOUISVILLE, Ky., }lay T.-Ooorf weather, a fast track and the six events well filled characterized the fourth day's racing at Churchill Downs. The chief event 011 the card was the Clark handicap at a mile and a sixteenth, and, like the Kentucky Derby, it was captured by a little thought of outsider. Nine horses went I to the post in this event, Golden Wish es, with Winkfleld up, being added. Love's Labor won by a neck from Har ry New, with Airtight half a length back, in a hot finish. Jane Oaker and Joe Buckley, the former heavily play ed, destroyed their chances by running away, each going more than three miles before they were stopped. Major Delmar to Meet Lord Derby. GLENS FALLS, N. Y., May 7.-Sec retary W. P. Bentiey of the Northern New York Horse Breeders' association announced that arrangements have been completed with the owners of Major Delmar and Lord Derby for a series of three races to be trotted on the mile tracks at Glens Falls, Albany and Poughkeepsie. The Glens Falls meeting begins July 20 and continues for five days. The Albany and Pough keepsie races will be held during the two weeks following in the order naoied. Each track puts up a purse of $2,500. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Perth Amboy Gaslight Company for the election of directors and the transaction of snch other business as may properly come before the meeting will be held in the office of the com pany, 148 Smith street, Perth Amboy, N. J. . Tuesday, May 12, 1908 at 2 o'clock p. m. A. F. REITEMEYER, 3573-4-28-134 Secretary. REAL ESTATE ADVERTISING. For Sale. New house, all improvements, $500.00 cash, balance on mortgage. THE BISHOP COMPANY 122 SMITH STREET BARGAIN= Two corner lots on Penn Street for sale for $600. Call or write Boynton Bros., 81 Smith st. P. S. ? Money to loan on bond and mortgage. Amboy Realty and Construction Company. T1 ree beautiful lots 011 New Brunswick road, near hospital, to be sold reasonable and at once. Post Office Building. JUST THINK OF IT! A House and Lot ina desirable part of the City for $900.- En quire R., care of Perth Amboy Evening News. GREISEN & DAHL, Masons and Buildersi Room 14 Sche'ner Building. ESTIMATES FURNISHED. Open Evenings 7 to lO. WE are Prepared to Make Installment Payments to * BORROWERS OR PARTIES BUILDING, i File Plans, Specifications, Bids and receive all information. Contractors Please Note, Citizens' B^ ' ig and Loan Association, 194 xJIGH STREET. # TOTTKX YIL LK. 1 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR WEDDING. ? 1 ? ! m , Mr. and Mrs. D. Colliger of Fisher Avenue, Entertained Many Friends. Mr. and Mrs. D. Colliger, of Fisher avenue, celebrated their seventeenth anniversary of married life on Tues day, and also the birthday of Mrs. Colliger, which is on the same day. They gave a party to which their friends were invited. Both Mr. and Mrs. Colliger are welt known residents of this plaoe and when the guests came to do them honor on Taesday evening, there were over fifty people present. The even ing was passed merrilv along with games and music. George Colliger rendered a number of selections on his violin, Miss Graoe Androvette and Miss Edna DeBoise" played several pieces on the piano. Miss Hilda Nel son, of Gordon street, Perth Amboy, whom the people of this place think is one of the finest piano players to b? found, rendered a number of solos on the piano, much to the delight of the guests. The supper, whioh had been pre pared by a number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. Colliger, was announced at about 12 o'clock. Much to the sur prise of both Mr. and Mrs. Collider, they opene d the door leading from the dining room to the kitohen, when they beheld Mr. Androvette holding in his hand a handsome new lamp, which he presented to them. On the lamp was a small tag bearing the words ' ' From Friends. ' ' It was early yesterday morning before most of the guests had departed for their homes wishing Mr. and Mrs. Colliger many happy returns of the day. Among the guests present were : Mrs. C. M. Slaight, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Slaight, Miss Edna DeBoise, Miss Bessie Sprague, Miss Mamie Sprague, Miss Hilda Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. A. Androvette, Miss Grace Androvette, Mrs. Joseph DeBoise, Mrs. B. H. Hawkins, Miss Delia May Slaight, Charles Bendel, and S? Cole man, from Tottenville, Miss May Donovan, Miss Hilda Nelson and Dennis Donovan were the guests from Perth Amboy. BADLY SCALDED BUT IS NOW RECOVERING. i U t t i t ~t~ Daniel Smith an Engineer on Ra pid Transit was in Serious Con dition?Much Better Now. Daniel Smith, of William street, who was badly scalded while cleaning his engine two weeks ago, is improv ing. Mr. Smith, who is one of the most I popular engineers in the employ of the Staten Island Rapid Transit, was j making some repairs to his engine, which is old No. 6, when a fine burst, sending the scalding hot steam ont in ! clouds. Before Mr. Smith could make ' his escape, he was so badly soalded j that he had to be carried to his home. Now that he is improving many | friends are calling at the house daily | to wish him more speedy reoovery, and hoping that he will soon be able | to walk about again. MOHAWK LADIES QUARTET. Will Appear in the South Baptist Church i May 16 There is to be a grand time in the South Baptist Church on Main street, Saturday evening, May 16, when the Mohawk Ladies Quartette, of New) York, will appear. Many people of Staten Island have had the great pleasure of heariDg this j famous quartette and they know how good they are. As it is for the benefit of the church a large crowd will doubtless be present. The following artists will appear: Miss May Mazon, soprano; Miss Elinore Colette, so prano; Miss Heline Taylor, contralto; and Miss Mattie Hammock, contralto. REPAIRING THE STREETS. Crnshed Stone being Placed Along the Pricipal Thoroughfares. Foreman Manee, of the Street Clean ing Department, had his men at work all day yesterday distributing loads of crushed stone over the roads. Thus far he has finished all of Maiii street and part of Amboy road. Tjo^lay the rest of Ainboy Road finished, after which Bro?dwfr " the other principal stroets wy j^eated like wise. NEWS ITEMS. The Y. P. S. O. E. of the Baptist Church, will hold their business meet ing on Friday evening at the home of Rev. Mr. Dyer, on Main street. Mr. J. Fletcher Weir, of Dover, N. J., is in town on business. Mrs. F. Reiohard, of Bangor, Pa., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. A. Oortright, of Amboy avenue. Miss Hessie Pendexter, who has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Orner berg, of Brooklyn, returned home to day. While attending the wedding anni veisary of Mr. and Mrs. Colliger on Fisher avenue, Tuesday evening, Miss Hilda Peterson, of 218 Broadway; lost her gold watch. The watch, which was a gold olosed one, with the initials, H. E. P. on the back, was attached to a silver fob, which Miss Peterson had attached to her shirt waist. A reward is offered for its recovery aud return to Miss Peterson. Abe Johnson, of Amboy avenue, is erecting a new home on Amboy ave nue. Henry Quyon, will do the plumbing. Labor troubles in Tottenville have been averted by the employers who were asked for either an increase of wages or short hours. They have granted the demands of the employes. All the looomotive firemen working for the Staten Island Rapid Transit asked for a raise of wages to the amount of |2.80 per day/~ They have been notified that the Railroad Com pany has granted their demand. They formerly had $2. 10 a day. At the Acker machine shop, where gasoline engines for pleasure crafts are made, the demands of the men for nine hours a day and a half holiday Saturday, were granted. The machinists at the Murry Iron Works on Amboy road, about thirty in number, who have been working ten hours a day, were told that here after they would get nine hours a day and a half holiday Saturday at the same pay they had heretofore been receiving, would constitute a day's work. The stationery engineers at the Atlantic Terra Gotta Works and the Copper Works will work only eight honrs and have a half holiday Satur days hereafter. Engene Onrry, of Main street, has purchased a 120 foot cat boat. Mrs. George Totten, of Centre street, who is at the Smith Infirmary at Stapleton, is doing nicely. Henry Simonsen has opened a hotel in the store on Amboy avenue former ly occupied by Mr. Palmer. Fred Baxter is building a new house on Hopping avenue. ^The Island House, owned by James J. Healy, of Main street, is being painted. Geo. Kemp has bought the news route on the Staten Island trains from John Kail. William Snvder has resigned his position at the S. S. White Dental Works at Princess Bay to accept] a position with a Brooklyn firm. Edward O'Brien has given up the bakery business and is now employed in Newark. James Kelly, of Center street. Perth Amboy, spent a few hours in Pleasant Plains yesterday. William Johnson, of Keyport* form erly of Perth Amboy, spent yesterday with Tottenville friends. Hans Hansen, of Woodbridge road, Perth Amboy, was in Tottenville yes terday. The Sprague house on William street is undergoing repairs. W. Derickson, of, .Tottenville, has purchased the milk business and route of P. Tillinghast, of Princes Bav. William Joline has the contract for doing the oarpenter work on Hubbard R. Yetman's house at Broadway and William street. Edward Gross, of Elliott avenue, may now be seen driving the grocery delivery wagon for the Red Front Grocery house. New Conrthouae For New York. ALBANY, N. Y., May 7? The bill Eroviding for a new courthouse for few York county has been signed by Governor Odell. The bill provides for the appointment of a commission of five by the mayor, who are empowered, with the approval of the board of esti mate and apportionment, to select a site for a new courthouse to accommo date the supreme court, the city court and the commissioner of jurors, with a proviso that such site must be south of Franklin street. The site must be ap proved by the board of estimate and apportionment. Paper MIIIh Ilnrn, Loan |50,(NW. MIDDLEPOUT, N. Y? May 7.-The Hartlan Paper company's plant was destroyed by fire. Two employees were cut off by the flames and. had to jump from a window into the mill pond. Both were ret \ Tbo loss is $50,000. W00DBR1DCE Qarteret NEWS ITEMS. L. A. Chase Bpent Tuesday in New York. D. R. Wilson was at Sewaren on Tuesday afternoon. James Jones has moved from Canda farm house into Mrs. Herman's honse on Woodbridge avenne. Two cars were off the traok at Lie big's on Monday morning. The wreobing train was called, but no damage was done. Charles S. Walling spent Tuesday in New York. Carteret Lodge No. 267, I. O. O. F. met in Fireman's Hall on Rah way avenue on Monday night. Besides the regular business they worked the initiatory degree on the following candidates: L. A. Chase, J. G. Wil son, H. Shapiro, C. Fishback, J. Coul man, William Clark and Harrv Hiefner. Fishing Schooner Strikes a Reef, and Crew Perish. THREE SURVIVORS ON THE CLIFFS. Gloucester Fishermen Meet Death In an Anffry Sen on a Notorious ly UaiiKeroDM Coast Near White Point Ledges. ' CANSO, N. S., May 7.? The American fishing schooner Gloriania, Captain George Stoddart. of Gloucester ran ashore during, a thick fog on the cliffs at Whale cove, near White Point ledges, during the night, and fifteen of the crew, including the captain, were drowned out of a total of eighteen. The Gloriania left the northeast bar of Sable island in the afternoon, bound for Caaso. There was a heavy easterly gale blowing, with thick fog. The ves sel was kept under short sail, and it is presumed that Captain Stoddart be lieved he had plenty of sea room. When the Gloriania struck on the ledges she passed over the outer ones, but brought up on the inner reef, but ted against a cliff of rocks and then fell off into the sea. When the vessel struck the cliff Richards, Leblanc and Nicker son, the three men saved, were on deck, and they ran forward, rushed out on the bowsprit and climbed up the cliff of rocks to a place of safety before a receding wave carried the vessel off again. Others of the crew who were below rushed on deck half clad and started to lower the dories. As soon as each boat touched the water it was smashed into pieces. The high seas were breaking clean over the vessel, and she swung broad side on the ledges and commenced pounding heavily. Lines were thrown ashore from the schooner several times, but they were either broken or torn from their fastenings on the rocks by the surging of the vessel. Four of the crew jumped overboard and attempted to swim ashore, but they were caught in the breakers, dashed against the rocks and killed in the attempt. The others who were on the vessel took to the rigging and clung there while their strength lasted, but the enormous seas were more than they could battle against, and one by one they were swept away. The three men on the rocks could see their comrades clinging to the rigging and heard their shouts for help above the? roar of the sea, but it was impossible to do anything to save them. The three survivors spent a terrible night on the cliffs. When daylight dawned they saw one man still clinging to the rigging and made their way to the mainland for assistance. The shore folk hurried to the scene of the wreck, and the man was taken from the rig ging, but he was dead. The place where the Gloriania was wrecked is one of the most dangerous on the Nova Scotia coast. It is less than a mile from where the steamer Blaa raauden was totally wrecked last year and only half a mile from the scene of the wreck of the steamer Tiber in Feb ruary, 1902, when twenty-two lives were lost. The three survivors were brought here and are being cared for by the United States consul. They say that the vessel is a total wreck. None of the bodies has been recovered. GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 7.? The Gloriania was valued at $9,000. Captain Stoddart was well known in the Ash ing industry, having sailed from this port for many years. It is believed that most of the crew were natives of the British provinces. CloalnK Day at Jamaica. NEW YOIIK, May 7.? The inaugural spring meeting of the Metropolitan Jockey club came to a close at Jamai ca yesterday. The meeting has been a pronounced success, the attendance has been up to the average and the racing clean and spirited. The Corona stakes at a mile and seventy yards, the fea ture of the closing day, was won by T. D. Sullivan's Setauket, second choice in the betting, with Embarrassment second and Tribe's Hill third. Collector Jessup and .Miss Nancy were the win-, ning favorites. Today the scene of Hie ing shifts to Morris park, with thft-$if>, 000 Metropolitan handicap as tlyte fea i 1 is Hill TOWNSHJP. Fords NEWS ITEMS. Mrs. William Dnnham has purchased a new piano. James Dalton's pet dog was run over aud killed vesterday by a trolley car. The Fords Gun Club will hold a shooting matoh on Saturday afternoon. John Voorhees is able be ont again after his recent illness. Miss Agnes Mundv is visiting friends in Kearney. j Mrs. William Dnnham spent Tues day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martin, of Woodbridge. . 4 FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Cloning Stock Uuotations. Money on call easy at 2% per cent. Prime mercantile paper, 50514 per ccnt. Exchanges, $231,205,162; balances, $9,857,458. Closing prices: Amalg. Copper.. 65Vg N. Y. Central. ..131% Atchison 81% Norf. & West... 72^4 B. & 0 93% Penn. R. R 135% Brooklyn R. T.. 66% Reading 56% C.,C.,C. & St. I... 90% Rock Island .... 45% Clies. & Ohio.... 45% St. Paul 1C2V& Chi. & Northw..l82 Southern Pac... 56% Erie 35% Southern Ry 31% Gen. Electric 193% South. Ry. pf. .. 92% Illinois Cen 139 Sugar 127 Lackawanna 25 Texas Pacific .. 36% Louis. & Nash.. 119 Union Pacific .. 91% Manhattan 142% U. S. Steel 35% Metropolitan 134% U. S. Steel pf... 84% Mo. Pac, 111% New York Markets. FLOUR? Fairly active and firmer- Min nesota patents, $4'u4.30; winter straights, $3.50?3.60; winter extras, $2.8003.10; winter-' patents, $3.70tfi4. WHEAT? Opened steady and was later advanced by a bullish Missouri st; te re port; July, 77 11-16<W77 15-16c. ; September, 75%?75%c. RYE ? Quiet; state, 56059c., c. i. f.. New York; No. 2 western, 59%c., f. o. b.. afloat. CORN? Quiet, out steadier with wheat; July, 51%&51%c. ; September, 50%c. OATS? Also firmer on covering; track, white, state, 38045c.; track, white, west ern, 3??45c. PORK? Quiet; mess, $18.25018.75; family, $1#. LARD ? Dull; prime western steam, 9.50c. BUTTER? Steady; state dairy, 17021c.; extra creamery, 22c. CHEESE? Old, steady; new, easier; state, full cream, fancy, old, small, white and colored, i;Wil5c. ; old, large, white and colored, 13014%c. ; new, small, colored, 12%c. ; new, small, white, 12%c. ; new, large, colored, 13%?12c. ; new, large, white, 12c. EGGS ? Firm; state an<} Pennsylvania, 16%016%c. ; western, storage packed, 16%? 16%c. SUGAR? Raw steady; fair- refining, 3 3-16c. ; centrifugal, 96 test, 3 ll-16c. ; re fined steady; crushed, 5.45c.; powdered, 4.95c. TURPENTINE? Steady at 49049%c. MOLASSES-Firm ; New Orleans, 31@ 40c. RICE ? Firm; domestic, 4%07c. ; Japan, nominal. TALLOW? Steady ; city, 5%c. ; country, 5%06%c. HAY ? Quiet; shipping, 70075c.; good to choice, $101.15. THOMAS F. BURKE # ..Funeral Director.. . | This Is the only up-to-date Funeral establishment in Perth Aniboy & vicinity OFFICE RESIDENCE 1 1 363 State St. 27 Mechanic St. ' Telephone 45 f Telephone 45 m I PERTH AMBOY, N. J. # rSBSiii5aSB?iB5BSH5B9e5BSB5B5H5HBeSBjSESBSBSrBSRSBj| CARTERET BUSINESS | <^COLDMN_^ lresBS?asasa5asaraBasasaras5SH5?sasa5T?5rs5aBB-.ysBES?sli OTTO SPITZ, Sanitary Plumber STOVES, RANGES, HEATERS Rah way Ave. Shop near O.R.R. Depot, Cart Or el N- J JOSEPH SHERWOOD Carpenter and Builder Estimates given. Jobbing promptly attended to CARTERET, N. J. Main st & Hazelwood ave., Rahway, N. J. .Special Notice.. 60 TO OTHER'S STORES? WELL I DON'T THINK ! This is the place to spend your Chink. A H. SHAPIRO'S, Carteret, N. J.I CONRAD BROS. 1 SANITARY PLUMBING j TINNING and HEATIN6 A RAHWAY AVE. Carteret, N. J. * Next to Engine House. JOHN THOMPSON i Carpenter and Builder Jobbing promptly attended to. Estimates given PORT READING), N. J. CHARLES J-EOiTIECIiTS Painter and Paparhanger All orders by m <11 promptly attended to. CARTERET N.J. i1""""" " ' " ' " "?"?"?"""?"?"?"?"?"?"?"?"??'si i The Update Qrocer^ j J. STEI1SBKRU j CARTERET, N. I. Ml. PETERSON, M ason and Contractor Carteret & Port Reading, N. J. Residence ? John Tliorapsona House, Port Reading