AND GROP.S SUFFER.
Reports from Towns in This Sec
tion Show that Hay will be
The droughty conditions that have
prevailed throughout the State since
April 21 have been intensified during
the past week by warmer, sunshiny
days'and a total absence of rain.
All surface corps have been serious
ly checked by the long continued
drought; strawberries are ripening
prematurely and picking has com
menced in Cumberland County. Farm
ers in many Dlaces are hauling water
to moisten their crops. The temper
ature during the week was about ^five
degrees above the normal.
The reports from this section fol
Oianbury ? Mnch corn planted, but
no more plowing can be done until
rain comes; grain and grass suffering
Freehold? Grass will be a short
crop; corn docs not germinate;' wheat
and rye fair.
Plainfield? A good soaking rain is
needed ; grass and pasture very short ;
wheat and rye look pood, considering
the long absence of ruin.
Piscatawaytown ? No corn bein^
planted, as ground is too hard to plow ;
strawberries ripening; apples a full
Somerville ? Oats are making a slow
start; grass suffering for want of rain ;
some pieces of wheat are quite red.
South Bound Brook? Clover wilting
in some places ; strawberries growing
South River? Hay crop will be short
unless rain comes soon ; corn planting
well under way, where not too dry,
potatoes coming up.
NORTH AMBOY ITEMS
Mr. and Mrs. James Piatt are visit
ing friends in Allentown.
Miss Sina Peterson, who was very
ill, is able to be out again.
John Fredericks is very ill with
Mr. D. Feigen, of Hall avenue,
?pent Tuesdav in Newark.
Mrs. B. Fleishman has been enter
taining her mother from New Bruns
wick< the pMt^Jfiwdays.
Mr.' L./ _ "Vrednesdav in
New York. '
Mr. A. Anderson, of upper Hall
avenue, spent a few days in Rocky
Miss A. Piosko, of Penn street, is
visiting relatives in Rosebank, S. I.
Advertising is the life of trade.
Tfy an Ad. in the EVENING NEWS
A Fact : Do you realize that lots
on State St., near Lewis, are a big
bargain at $475 ? We have three
to dispose of at that price. Call at
once. Nielsen Bros., 122 Smith st.
New house, all improvements,
$500.00 cash, balance on mortgage.
THE BISHOP COMPANY
122 SMITH STREET
If you are interested in good property
at low cost, call on us.
We have snmi fine lots on William
street for sale cheap.
Realty and Constniction
TLrae beautiful low ou New Prun wick road,
?ear hospital, to be sold reasonable and at once.
Post Office Quikiing.
JUST THINK OF IT!
A House and Lot ina desirable
part of the City for $900. En
quire R., care of Perth Amboy
GREISEN & DAHL,
Masons and Builders,
I too 111 14 Sthener Building.
JI8T1 MATES VTTRN18HED.
Oitvn Kvenlnuw 7 to lO.
BIG FACTORY AT LINDEN.
Old Race Track Sold and Largst P ant In
9tat? to be Erected.
Title to the old Linden racetrack,
comprising 124 acres, a deserted field
inoe the death of the port of kings
here, passed yesterday to the Loomis
Pettibone Gas Machinery Company of
New York. On the site will be ereot
ed the largest factory in New Jersey,
ultimately giving employment to
10,000 men. The plans show that the
first building will cover thirty acres.
The fnew industry 'wns located
through the industrial department of
(he Pennsylvania Railroad and is ex
pected to be the means of almost
doubling the population of Elizabeth.
Simpson M. E.
Regular monthly business meeting
of the Ladies Auxiliary will be held
tonight at the home of Mrs. Rankin,
J Center street.
Danish M. E.
Rev. Matliew Stensen, of Brooklyn,
will lecture on Temperance in the
Chapel of the Danish M. E. church
at 7.45 tonight.
A roll call will be held in the ohanel
tonight at which the names of those
who have earned their dollar will be
read. A sociable will follow the call
ing of the roll.
Grace English Lutheran.
Prayer meeting will be held at the
home of Mrs. T. C. Waters, 94 Market
street tonight at 7.80 o'olock. Friends
and members are cordially invited.
The Dime Social of the Lauies Aid
Society will be held at the home of
Mr. John Dingier, 40 William street,
on Friday evening. It is hoped that
many will attend these monthly so
ciables and bring their friends with
Mr. Adam Flenn and Miss Rose
Taulech were united in marriage yes
terday at tbe Simpson M. E. parson
age by Rev. S. Trevena Jackson. Tdis
couple have now vowed their inten
tions to live a lawful and peaceful
Special meeting of the Board of
Excise of the City of Perth Amboy,
N. J., held Wednesday evening. May
Present ? Commissioners Galvin,
Foley, Fullerton. In absence of Presi
dent Mathiasen, Commissioner Galvin
was chosen chairman pro tem.
The following applications for re
newal: Oscar Schroeder, 24 Smith
street ; Geo. Loeser, Maurer, N. J. ;
Ben Meyer, 249 Smith street; Henry
Toft, Smith street and Eagleswood;
Jas. E. Nolan, 186 Washington street;
Joe. Havenece, 97 Charles street ; Geo.
Kosusko, 45 Catherine street ; were
rend and on ballot granted.
Application of Albert Bollschweiler,
125^FroDt street; Geo. Loeser, Maurer,
N. J. , for beerbottling, were read and
on ballot granted.
Application of John Laskowski, 23
Hall avenue, was read and under the
rules laid over.
On motion the Board adjourned.
JOHN F. REILLEY,
Decoration Day excursion to Maacli
Chunk and Glen Onoko via Lehigh
Valley Railroad. Special train will
leave Perth Amboy at 8.35 a. m., and
ieturning will leave Glen Onoko 5.30
p. m. ; Mauch Chunk 5.45 p. m. Fare
for the round trip adults, 31.50; chil
dren, 75 cents. Tickets with coupon
for ride over the Switchback railroad,
50 cents additional.
2778-5-18-1 1 t
NOTICE of Intention to Construct
a Sewer in Rahway Avenue, Carteret.
Notice is hereby given that a peti
tion has been presented to the Town
ship Committee of the Township of
Woodbridge in the County of Middle
sex, asking for the construction of a
sewer on Rahway avenue, Carteret,
and that it is the intention of said
Townsh i p Committee to cause a twelve
inch sewer to be constructed on said
avenue from the northwest terminus
of the existing sewer westerly five
hundred feet more or less, to drain
the territory along said avenue, for
the length of said proposed sewer and
extending four hundred feet more or
less to each " side thereof ; and the
owners of land within the area to be
drained by said sewer are requested
to present their objections, if any, in
i writing at a meeting of the Township
Committee to be held at the Township
Hall on Thursday, the eleventh day
of June, Nineteen hundred and three,
at eight o'clook, in the evening, at
whion time and place a hearing will
be held upon said objections.
M. IRVING DEMAREST,
WE are Prepared to Make Installment Payments to ?
1 BORROWERS OR PARTIES BUILDING. I
File Plans, Specifications, Bids and receive all information.
Contractors Please Note
Citizens' Building and Loan Association,
U194 HIGH STREET. #
DEATHS FROM HEAT
Eight Fatalities In New York
and Twenty Prostrated.
CHILDREN DIE OS THE HOT STREETS
Record Hlurh Mercury Krrpa Ambi
lances and Honpitala Buajr All
Uar With Victim* of
the Sun's Kayii.
NEW YORK. May HI. ? Insanity and
death came yesterday, the third day
of Intense heat. The thermometer In
the afternoon showed 100 degrees at
the street level. This was seven de
grees hotter than the maximum on
Tuesday. High above tiie street sur
face. the government thermometer reg
istered !)1 degrees, an advance of three
degrees over the maximum of Tuesday
taken at the same point and only font
degrees less than the highest tempera
ture ever officially recorded for the
month of May. Eight deaths are re
corded, while twelve men and eight
women were prostrated by tl\o heat.
Every hospital In the city was forced
to open its wards to sufferers from heat
prostration, and the ambulances were
kept busy all day bringing in new vic
tims. The death of the two school
children in Brooklyn was especially
sad. Teresa Bronnenkamp had run
out to do an errand for her mother be
fore school and was hurrying so as not
to be late when she was stricken. A
physician was summoned, but she died
within a few minutes. Little Peter
Murray was overcome while on bis
way to school and died while he was
being carried to his home.
Captain Kreuscher, who was stricken
in Queens borough, was a sewer in
spector. His condition is serious.
There was much suffering among
children, especially in the tenement
Should there be another rise in the
temperature it is more than probable
that it will be necessary to close the
Slight relief was afforded in the aft
ernoon and evening by several light
showers, but last night the temperature
was still oppressive, and throughout
the swarming tenement districts the
suffering was very great. Frank Kelly
while believed to be temporarily insane
from the intense heat jumped from the
roof of a house in West Thirty-seventh
street and was instantly killed.
Governor Was Killed In Rerenfe.
UFA, Kussia, Slay 21.? The assassi
nation of Governor Bogdanovitch in the
town park here was an act of revenge
growing out of the riot at Slatousk in
March last, when twenty-eight persons
were killed and fifty others were
wounded by gendarmes and troops sent
by the governor to suppress the disor
der. The governor was walking unat
tended among the crowd in the park
when he was approached in a shady
lane near a church by two men. one ot
whom bowed and handed Rokdano
vitch a packet. While the governor
was examining it the men drew re
volvers and riddled Bogdanovitch with
bullets, no less than nine being lodged
in his breast and spine. The governot
died on the spot.
Allirood In frightenrd.
WASHINGTON. May 21.-Postmas
ter General Payne has received the of
ficial report of the investigation into
the recent intimidation of John Ail
good, the colored rural free delivery
carrier at Gallatin, Tenn. The report
says that only two persons were in
volved in the affair and that the senti
ment of the community does not up
hold their act. The carrier is afraid
to resume the service, believing his life
would be endangered thereby, although
Inspector Conger, who made the inves
tigation, reports that he believes the
carrier would be entirely safe.
Roosevelt Views Mount Sbasta.
SISSON. Cal, May 21. ? President
Roosevelt was enthusiastically received
during a short stay in Sisson. His spe
cial train arrived after a trip through
the beautiful scenery of northern Cali
fornia. More than 500 people congre
gated at the station to see the presi
dent, who pleased them with one of bis
characteristic short speeches. The pres
ident was given h hearty cheer as tlie
train pulled out of the station. The
weather was fine, but clouds rested on
the top of Mount Shasta and greatly
marred the president's view of the
grand old mountain.
JadKf Campbell In Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE, Fin., May 21.
.Tudge Henry Tyler Campbell, special
assistant to the attorney general to as
sist in prosecuting the cases against
Helen Wilmans Post et al.,. charged
with fraudulent use of the mails, has
arrived here. The trial will begin Mon
day and continue throughout the week.
It promises to be an Interesting legal
Harrlman Operation Successful.
NEW YORK. May 21.? The opera
tion on E. H. Harrlman. the head of
the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific
railroads, for appendicitis was success
fully performed here, and there Is no
reason to look for anything other than
a speedy recovery.
Elfflit Thousand Natives Homeless.
MANILA, May 21.? Two thousand
native houses have been destroyed by
fire in the Tondo district of Manila.
About 8,000 persons are homeless and
are being fed and sheltered by the mu
nicipality. The damage is estimated at
PARIS. May 21.? Senor Merehan. th?
Cuban minister, visited Foreign Minis
ter Deleasse and afterward received
the members of the Cuban coien.v here
at tlie legation of Cuba, where the Co
ban flag was hoisted for the first time.
The latest thin* in anions is a sec
tion hand's union, formed at Topeka,
Kan. The name of the order is the
National Union of Railway Trackmen,
and its headquarters will be at Fort
It is officially stated that the Retail
Clerk's International Union now ha?
a good standing membership of 60,000,
and that it had been reoently increas- j
ing at the rate of 4,000 a month.
The wage scale demanded by the
Leather Workers' Union, at San Fran
cisco, Cal., had been agreed to by the
retail harnessmakers, bnt a few modi
fications in the condition are asked.
The police force of Erie, Pa., has
formed a anion for the pnrpose of en
forcing a demand for an advance in
wages from 160 to $75 a month. The
union has organized under the Central
Labor Union and has received a
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Clonlnt Slock Quotations.
Money on call steady at 2* per cent
Prime mercantile paper, 4m&5l4 per cent
Exchanges. $278,165,549; balances. 19,741,197.
Ami. Copper... 61"r N. Y. Central. . .124*
Atchison 74* .Norf. & West... 68*
B. A 0 87* Penn. R. R.- 128*
Brooklyn R. T.. 62* Reading: 48*
C..C..C.& St. L.. 88 Rock Island .... 39*
Ches. & Ohio... 39* St. Paul 163*
Chi. & Northw. 175* Southern Pac... 60*
D. & H 170* Southern Ry 27*
Erie 32* South. Ry. pf... 91*
Gen. Electric... 183 Sugar 122*
Illinois Cen 135* Texas* Pacific .. 31*
Lackawanna 250 Union Pacific .. 8?*
Louis. & Nash.. 113* U. S. Steel 31*
Manhattan 138 U. S. Steel pf. .. 82*
Metropolitan. ...129 West. Union ... 83*
Mo. Pac 107*
New York Markets.
FLOUR ? Quiet, but continued firm:
Minnesota patents, $4.10?4.40; winter
straights. 13.50? :f. 65; winter extras, $2,800
3.10; winter patents. $3."0?4.
WHEAT ? Advanced by an increased
trade, covering of shorts and higher ca
bles; July, 79*?79 9-16c. ; September, 76 7-11
RYE? Firm; stats, [email protected], c. i. f? New
York; No. 2 western, S#Hc., f. o. b., afloat.
CORN? Firm and higher on cables, the
wheat upturn, wet weather west and
smaller receipts; July, 52 3-16?52*c. ; Sep
OATS? Stronger on unfavorable crop
news; track, white, state. 38?44c. ; track,
whiter western, 38?44c.
PORK? Steady; mess, 118.25(5/18.75; fami
LARD? Steady; prime western steam,
BUTTER? Firm: state dairy, 17?21c. ;
extra creamery! 22c.
CHEESE? Irregular; state, full cream,
fa^icV. small, colored, new. 12^4c. ; small,
white, new. l2Vtc. ; large, colored, new, 11*
ffll*c. ; large, white, new, 11*?ll*c.
EGGS? Unsettled ; state and Pennsylva
nia, 17?17*c. ; western, storage packed,
SUGAR ? Raw steady; fair refining,
8 3-16c. ; centrifugal. 96 test, 3 ll-16o. ; re
fined steady; crushed. 5.45c.; powdered,
MOLASSES? Quiet; New Orleans, 11?
RICE? Firm ; domestic, 4*?7c. ; Japan
TALLOW? Steady ; city, 5>4c.; country,
HAY? Steady; shipping. 70?75c.; good to
choice. 31? 1.06.
Live Stock Market.
CATTLE? Market steady; choice, 36.30
(55.40; prime. $5Si5.20: good, $4.7604.85; veal
HOGS ? Prime heavies, [email protected]; me
diums, $6.2u?6.25; heavy Yorkers, $6.10?
6.20; light Yorkers and pigs, $6.15<&6.20;
SHEEP AND LA MRS ? Market slow;
best wethers. $4.60414,80; culls and common,
$1.50^)2.50; choice lainbs. $6.25?6.50.
Brick milker* SJrlko at KI>(>loa.
KINGSTON. N. Y.. Slay 2t.-A gen
eral strike of men employed at nil brick
yards between Kingston and Snuger
tles has begun, and l,OfH? men are Idle.
The strike started at the Huttnn yard,
where the men demanded an iucreaae
of 15 cents a day. They marched to the
other yards, gathering recruits until
all had work. As the march pro
gressed the demand for increase grew
larger until at some yards a demand
of BO cents increase was made. Since
the strike of the Building Trades' un
ion In New York there have been but
few shipments of brick to New York.
I. (trice Fruit Pickrra Fall.
SAN JOSE. C'al., May 21.? The fruit
men of San Jose were surprised when
notice .reached the office of l'orter
Bros., fruit packers and dealers, that
the company is bankrupt and that a
receiver lias been appointed for all the
property. The manager here had been
instructed to continue the business as
usual, and it is believed that the em
barrassment is only temporary. The
company is one of the largest dealers
in fruit in California, and its opera
tions in Santa Clara county have l>eeD
does not alwas mean over charge
and dishonest dealings A business
man who follows- this method al
ways fails. Large profits are real
ized only by selling the best quality
at such a small margin of profit as
to insure continued trade. Ten per
cent, of one customer's business for
a whole year is a larger profit than
one hundred per cent, on an unsat
isfactory sale. Consider the logic
of this and you will readily see why
it is our customers stick to us. Our
Garden Hose at 6c, 8c, 10c per ft.
We H .MtCoiick
82 SMITH ST.
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Money to loan
ON HOUSEHOLD GOODS
AT IXJWKST HATE
ON SHORTEST NOTICE
ON 8M AI.1L1EST PAYMENTS
Perth Amboy Loan
Branch of New Brunswick Loan Co.
Room 15 Soheuer Building
Cor. Smith Street and kl I
New Brunswick Ave , rentl AmDOy, II. J.
Honrs: 8 ?. in. till 0 p. in.
P. S. ? If you cannot, call, drop us a line,
and upon receipt of same our repri sent
ative will call at your house and ex
plain terms, etc.
No Charge Unless Loan Is Made.
Elizabeth Hardware Co.
158 t MITH STREET
Send for particulars to
BACKUS WATER MOTOR CO.
NEWARK, N. J U. S. A.
W. V. SNYDER & Co.
With cotton soaring as it never
soared before ; with the bulls
and bears tossing and squeezing
one another ; with strikes galore
for higher wages and shorter
hours, is it not wonderful that
we should be able to organize a
sale of cotton goods at such
prices as are quoted in this ad-^
vertisement, and which we are
able to quote on goods and gar
ments of every sort through the
It is only another evidence of
the far reaching power wielded
by an organization such as this
? a power that brings us the best
the markets afford at the lowest
Cotton Carnival all
this Week and Next.
Expect the greatest values this
or any other store has ever given
you. Never have we been able
in the month of May to come
forward with such a healthy,
bright, clean lot of under-muslins
at prices so much under value.
Five thousand perfect pieces
are in this sale,- including the
entire sample line of one of the
largest makers in the United
States and an aggregation of
other lots, making an unequalled
collection for special selling.
These garments are generous
in size ? every one of them ? nope
of them stingy or skimpy ; they
are all new and likable styles,
and the prices as astonishingly
There is no doubt about it
The Jewett Refrigerator is the
best made ? that is why we rep
resent it exclusively in this
The Jewett Refrigerator is made of
Golden Finish Asli ; packed with
charcoal ; lined with best zinc and has
galvanized shelves and ice rack ; sizen
and pi ices follow :
Wid'ti. Depth. Height loe lbs. Prices.
28J 18* 40$ 60 $10.25
30? 18* 42* 70 12.25
32 J 20* 44$ 80 1450
36* 94$ 48* 100 16.90
Removable Ice Chamber R frigerators
28 18* 40* 50 $14.00
30 20 43 70 15.90
33* 21* 45 95 17 75
Ice Chests from $6.50 to $15.00.
Baldwin Refrigerators, while not as
highly recommended as the "Jewett,"
?re very satisfactory to most people
and somewhat cheaper than title
"Jewett." We carry a complete line
" Pjerless " Ice Cream Freezers are
the best in the world ? and the fastest
1. I Snyder 4 Co?
Broad and Cedar Sts..
NEWARK, N. J.
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