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THE MACHINE CONTEST.
# Clip The Coupon? The One Getting The Most Gets The Sewing Machine. Tomorrow night at fl o'clock the Sewing Machine Contest will close. It will end one of the greatest oppor tunities the women of this city and vicinity have ever had to obtain some thing so valuable and, at the same time, so useful, absolntelv free. Tho conditions are very simple. Clip tiio coupons from the Evening News and the one sending in the greatest num ber before 6 o'clock tomorrow night getB the machine. The winner how ever, must take an affidavit that no help has been received from anyone connected with this paper or from any of tho carriers employed by the Even ing News. The papers have been selling fast during the past week. Many extra copies have ^ been sold direct to the readers. That there is wide-sDread interest in the matter there is no doubt. Tomorrow at 6 o'clock sharp the oontest will close. j Gosjpop The Perth Amboy Evening News ; ? Sewing Machine Contest. : Turned in by flAY |4 The K< -.it Trial. ROCHESTER, .V Y? May 14.? The sensation of the Kent case was the ar rival of the defendant's wife and sister to contradict the testimony given in fa vor of the people by the defendant's sister-in-law. The last named, Mrs. Traverse, swore that Kent in his visit to bis home in Buffalo on the evening of his departure for Rochester ran sacked a bureau drawer and presuma bly found his razor there, as that was the place where he had always kept it. Mrs. Kent and Mrs. Kent's brother ?wore that he did not touch the bureau drawer and that Airs. Traverse was not upstairs, as she had testified, but downstairs playing cards. Mrs. Tra verse was recalled and repented her assertions. Kent had already testified that he got his razor at his toirber's, and the witnesses substantiated him. The defendant and his^wiw" did not exchange. fg Fjn&> >l'ien face to face iffTfitT court room. (REAL ESTATE ADVERTISING. For Sale, New house, all improvements, $500.00 cash, balance on mortgage. THE BISHOP COMPANY 122 SMITH STREET Will exchange fine Residence for well paying business property. Nielsen Bros., 122 Smith St. A Flat to Let ? Five rooms and bath, $ 16.00 a month. Nielsen Bros., 122 Smith st. 2703-5-12-21 A House to Let ? Furnished; for the summer season; 3 rooms and bath; choice location. Nielsen Bros., 122 Smith st. 2702-5-12-21 _____ 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. TLree beautiful lots on New Rrun wick road. Bear 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 Builders, Boom 14 Sulumer Building. ESTIMATES FU ItNlSHBD. Open KveDlnea 7 to 10. BLOODSHED IN CHILE Twenty Killed In Valparaiso ] Strike Riots. GOVERNMENT WILL NOT COMPROMISE Striking Dock Laborer* Have De stroyed Much property mid Had Several Eacointem With the Police. SANTIAGO, Chile, May 14. ? The ftrlke of dock laborers at Valparaiso is ecoming more serious. The strikers ; liter setting Are to the quay as well as . ? the offices of the South American ,s teamsliip company had a number of encounters with the police, during which twenty persons were killed aud many were Injured. A detachment of 3.000 troops has baen dispatched to Valparaiso to quell the disorder. The government has re fused all offers to compromise the diffi culties and is determined to adopt the sternest measures to restore order. Owing to the strong repressive meas ures the outbreaks are becoming less intense. Martial law still prevails. The property damage is great. Sev eral buildings were burned, and the es planade was destroyed. The Brazilian cruiser Barroso, with tie members of the Brazilian commis si >n on board, has arrived at Taleahu i> : 10 en route to Valparaiso. Owing to the critical condition of affairs now ex isting at Valparaiso it is thought that the festivities witli which it was pro posed to welcome the commissioners will be much abridged. RELIANCE SAILS FOR NEW YORK. Can vhm Work I n k Into Good Condi tion For Cap Content. NE WPORT, K. I., May 14. -The Reli I ance put hi here on her way to New | York after being for several days prac tically in the hands of her builders. She sailed down the bay ? under the critical eyes of Designer Herreshoff and C. Oliver Iselin, her manager, who followed her in a launch and closely in spected the cup yacht. 'From the ap pearance of her canvas it is evident that the Rellancie is steadily improving In the set of her sails, as never before iias she shown such a fine spread. Just off the harbor Mr. Iselin boarded the yacht, while Mr. Herreshoff returned to Bristol. After a few turns about the bay the Reliance picked up her moor ings, and her tender anchored close by. Mr. Iselin stated that the yacht would leave for New London toduv, stopping there about a day on her way to New Roehelle. BASEBALL SCORES. Result* of Yesterday'* Games In the National and American Leagues. NATIONAL LEAGUE. At \Tpw V nrlr Cincinnati 000000200-2 New York 20000030 *? 5 Hits ? Cincinnati, 4; New York, 7. Er rors?Cincinnati, t; New York. 1. Bat teries ? Harper and Peitz; Taylor and Harner. At Brooklyn Chicago 1 02000000?3 Brooklyn 0 00 1 0 0000?1 Hits ? Chicago, 7; Brooklyn, G. Errors ? Chicago, 2; Brooklyn, 3. Batteries? Tay lor and Kllng; Schmidt and Hitter. At Boston? St. Louis 0000001 4' 0-5 Boston 00033120 ?? < 9 I Hits? St. Louis, 7; Boston, 12. Errors? [ St. Louis, 4; Boston, 2. Batteries? Mc Farland and Weaver; Piatt and Kit- | trldge. At Philadelphia? Pittshurg 03201230 0?11 Philadelphia 02060400 ?? 12 | Hits? Pittsburg, 17; Philadelphia, 14. . Errors ? Pittsburg, 6; Philadelphia, 7. | Batteries ? Doheny and Smith; Mitchell, Roth and Dooln. TABLE OF PERCENTAGES. W. L PC. Nw York 15 5 .750 Chicago. 16 8 .667 Pittsburg 15 10 .600 Boston 10 10 .500 Cincinnati 11 12 .478 Brooklyn 10 12 .454 St. Louis 7 17 .292 Philadelphia 6 16 .272 AMERICAN LEAGUE. At Detroit New York 100000000?1 Detroit 00113200 ?? 7 Hits ? New York, 4; Detroit, 13. Errors ?New York, 3: Detroit, 0. Batteries ? Wiltse and Beville; Donavan and Bue low. At St. Louis Washington 00101000 I-* 3 St. Louis 000000000?0 Hits ? Washington. 12; St. Louis. 4. Er rors?Washington, 1; St. Louis, 1. Bat teries? Orth and Clarke; Powell and Ka hoe. At Phlpflpri? Philadelphia 000010113?6 Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0?0 Hits ? Philadelphia, 14; Chicago, 3. Er rors?Philadelphia, 2; Chicago, 2. Bat teries ? Plank and Powers; Flaherty and Sullivan. At Cleveland Boston 00100000 0 ? 1 | Cleveland 00100000 1? , Hits? Boston, 2; Cleveland, 6. Errors Boston. 1; Cleveland. 1. Batteries? Young | and Crlger; Joss andAbbett. TABLE OF PERCENTAGES. \V. L. P.C. , Chicago 12 7 .631 | Phllndelphia ".. 13 8 .6: St. Louis 8 8 .51 Boston 10 10 .500 New York 9 10 -474 Detroit ML.? 9 10 .474 | Clevc'tatlMufc 7 9 .437 Washing#?! 6 12 ,?33 | Charirea Atcalimt Titus Withdrawn. NKW YORK, May 14. ? The charges j against Constance S. Titus, champion amateur oarsman, were withdrawn at a meeting of delegates from the Union and Ataljinta boat clubs, and his res ignation from the former organization, which had been tabled, was accepted. Gardiner Get* Deciaiion. LOUISVILLE, Ky? May 14.-George Gardiner w#s given the decision over Marvin H#rt here last night at the end of the twelfth round, Hart giving | Up, claiming b'*1 -rni was broken. WE are Prepared to Make Instaitment Payments to . \ BORROWERS OR PARTIES BUILDING. * File Plans, Specifications, Bids aivtl receive all information. i Contractors Plaase Note \ Citizens' Building and Loan Association, 104/ HIGH STREET. * L Our Rapidly Increasing Patronage Is very encouraging. In no other business, perhaps, is it as necessary to have the full confidence of the public, as in the Jewelry and Optical business. A merchant who expects to succeed pernlanent ty, cannot afford to misrepre sent in a single instance. Our long and prosperous business career in South Am boy, proves that we are alive to these facts, and our fast increasing trade in this city shows that the people appre ciate a first-class store, and strictly honest methods. I We Have the Finest Line of Watches in the ? City. -J OPTICAL GOODS IN LARGE VARIETY. Graduate Optician constantly in attendance. , L. KREIELSHEIMER Tie Leading Jeweler, 122 Smith St. Weather Probabilities!. Fair; cooler; liglit to fresh winds. CONDENSED DISPATCHES. A storm of wind and rain prevented the proposed race of the Shamrocks. General James Longstreet, former Confederate commander, is seriously ill in Washington. The Commonwealth, the biggest bat tle ship afloat, was launched on- the Clyde for the British navy. The British steamer Pembrokeshire, from Shanghai for New York, is ashore on North Saddle rocks, coast of China. The report of a massacre of Jews at Tirospol, Bessarabia, has been offi cially denied by the . Russian govern ment. / Governor Odell has signed the Fan cier bill ordering certain casualty in surance companies to provide larger reserves. It is reported that Harvard's refusal to take part lias prevented field meet ings between Oxford and Cambridge ami Yale and Harvard. William Brookfteld, ona of the most prominent political leaders in New York state, Is dead' at his home in Mad ison avenue, New. York, aged fifty-nine. He was born at Green Bank, N. J. Every newspaper man in Schenecta dy has been subpoenaed to appear be fore the grand jury and tell what he know? about the preval*""? vice. i LOW RATES. EFFICIENT SERVICE. The New York and New Jersey Telephone Co. For Information Call Free 5,000 Perth Amboy. PRESIDENTS FRISCO State Troops Under General MacArthur Reviewed. GOLDEN BEAR HUNT SOUVENIR. Mexican and Spanish War Veteran* Presented to lit* Excellency, Who I>ruiNe? Their Deeda For the Union. SAN FRANCISCO, May 14.? Presi dent Roosevelt left the Palace hotel es corted by a squadron of cavalry. The streets were lined with people, who cheered as the president's carriage passed on the way to Native Sons' hall, where a reception in the presi dent's honor was held. Mayor Schmitz and Secretary Loci) were seated witb the chief executive, and Rear Admiral Bickford and his staff came directly behind, members of the executive com mittee following in carriages. At the Native Sons' building was as sembled a vast throng, which as the president came in sight manifested great enthusiasm. The hall itself was crowded witli members of the Califor nia Society of Pioneers, the Native Sons of the Golden West, the Native Daughters and the Veterans of the Mexican War. Ex-Mayor James D. Phelan delivered a brief address of welcome and intro duced Henry B. Russ, president of the Society of California Pioneers, who spoke briefly, as also did General Stewart, president of the Society of Veterans of the Mexican War; II. R. McNoble, president of the Native Sons of the Golden West, and Miss Eliza R. Keith in behalf of the Native Daughters. James D. Phelan then presented to the president a souvenir of the occa sion, the work of a native sculptor, representing a bear hunt reproduced in gold. In accepting the gift Presi dent Roosevelt responded In a happy manner to all of the addresses of wel come which had been made. His re marks were punctuated by laughter and applause, and at the close he was escorted to his carriage by a joint com mittee of the assembled orders. The p#esidential party then proceeded to Van Ness avenue, where thousands of school children were assembled. The pupils of the many schools carried ban ners beautifully worked in silks and other fine fabrics. Others were headed by drummer boys. Every child )had a flag, which was waved as the president passed. An incident of the ride was the presenta tion to the- president of a photograph by a little Chinese girl, who was lifted up so that he could shake her hands. After the review of the children the president drove through the Presidio and had a glance at the buildings, the barracks of the different troops and the * I I new fortifications which stnnd at the | entrance to the .harbor and command the bay. He continued the drive along the new road and finally reached the golf links, on which the military re view was held. General MncArthur was in command. The men marched past with the tread of veterans? infan try, artillery and cavalry. Each arm of the service made a most imposing spec tacle. The president complimented General MacArtliur and other high officers on the excellent showing of the men and the aplendjd appearance of the garri son. The presidential party was then es corted through Golden Gate park to the Cliff House, where luncheon was had, with members of the executive committee, Governor Pardee, Admiral Bickford and other invited guests. The party halted at the Baker street park entrance, where a large crowd was in waiting to watch the president turn his shovelful of earth for the .McKinley monument. Many representatives of the Spanish American war veterans, the Grand Ar my and thq Fioneers were in attend ance, and they were referred to in eulo gistic terms by the president in his re marks. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. CIomIiik Stock Quotation*. Money on call easy at 2fa2% per cent. Prime mercantile paper, 4%?5% per cent. Exchanges. $214,046, 383; balances, $8,614,073. Closing prices: Amal. Copper... 65% Norf. & West... 71% Atchison 79% Penn. R. R 129% B. & 0 92% Reading 54 Brooklyn R. T.. 65% Rock Island .... 43 Ches. & Ohio.... 43% St. Paul 160% Chi. & Ncythw. 180% Southern Pac... 54% Erie 34% Southern Ry 30% Gen. Electric 190 South. Ry. pf. .. 92% Illinois Cen 138% Sugar 125% Lackawanna 253 Texas Pacific .. 35 Louis. & Nash.. 117% Union Pacific .. 89% Manhattan 141% U. S. Steel S4 Metropolitan 130% U. S. Steel pf... 83% Mo. Pac../ 111% West. Union ... 86% N. Y. Central. .. 129% New York Markets. FLOUR? Neglected, but steadily held; Minnesota patents, $4?4.30; winter straights, $3. r>0f / 3.60; winter extras, 12.804# 3.10; winter patents, $3.70(g4. WHEAT Quiet, but firmer on a squeeze of May shorts, small northwest receipts and foreign buying; July, 77 9-16@77%c. ; September, 74 ll-164^74%c. RYE? Dull; state, 664i69c., c. i. f., New York; No. 2 western, 59%c., f. o. b>, afloat^ CORN? Also firmer on new buying, at tracted by delayed planting operations; July, 52%<ti52%c. ; September, 50%c. OATS? Slow, but steady; track, white, state, 38&45c. ; track, white, western, 38? 45c. PORK? Steady; mess, $18.25?'18.75; fam ily, *19. LARD? Dull; prime western steam, 9.20c. BUTTER? Firm; state dairy, 17@21c. ; extra creamery, 22c. CHEESE? Steady to firm; state, full cream, fancy, small, colored and white, old, 13@15c. ; large, colored and white, old, 13G14%c. ; small, colored, new. 12c.; small, white, new, 12c. ; large, colored, new, 1154c. ? large, white, new, ll%c. EGGS? Weak; state anil Pennsylvanl 17c.: western, storage packed. 16%4il7c. 8UGAR ? Raw llrm; fair refinink, 3 3-lHr. ; centrifugiil. 96 test, 3 ll*16c. , :f fined firm; crushed, 5.40c.; powdered, 41 TURPENTINE? Firm at 49%<w:>0c.. MOLASSKS? Firm; New Orleans, _ _ .. : MINTO SEES DETROIT Canada's Governor General Visits the United States. CITIZENS AND TROOPS HONOR HIE Lord and Lady Minto mid Party Re ceive Ovation From Ameri cans ? Band 1'layn "Mod Save the Kins." DETROIT, Mny 14.? For two hours last evening Lord Minto, governor gen eral of Canada; Lady Minto and Lady Eileen Elliott, their daughter, accom panied by Major Maude and Captain Graham, the governor general's aids de camp, were tho guests of the city of Detroit. Thousands of people en thusiastically cheered the governor general and his party as they drove through the streets from the ferry landing to the Knssell House, where a reception was held, at the close of which the distinguished visitors were tendered a luncheon. Lord Minto and his party, who ar rived in Windsor yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, crossed the river on Colo nel F. J. Decker's yacht, the Vita. Mayor Maybury and a reception com mittee from Detroit met them as they stepped aboard the yacht at Windsor. Four companies of the First United States infantry, which has just re turned from the Philippines. under command ol' Captain George E. Bell; seven companies of the First regiment, Michigan imtional guard, and two di visions ot the Michigan naval reserves were lined up on Woodward avenue to act as thtj governor general's escort on his drive through the city. The party immediately entered car riages, and amid the cheers of thou sands of American citizens the drive was begun. Hundreds of American and British flags decorated the build ings along the route traversed by Lord Minto, who was visibly pleased by the splendid reception given him. At Grand Itiver and Woodward ave nues the military escort came to com pany front and stood at salute as Lord Minto drove by, reviewing them. The "Fighting First" made a magnificent appearance in their khaki uniforms as Canada's governor general drove slow ly by them and saluted their torn flags. The bands played "God Save the King" during the review. The Twenty-flrst Canadian Essex fuslleers accompanied Lord Minto from Windsor. It was nearly 8:30 o'clock when thi Canadian visitors again drove to tb< ferry and boarded the Vita for tb turn trip to Canada. Lord Minto and Lady Minto, t< pressed themselves as very gr pleased at the warmth of their n tion, which, they said, had never J exceeded In u Canadian city. M