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VOL. XXV. NO. 42 PERTH AMBOY, N. J.. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1903 SECOND EDITION __ - COMMITTEE’S FIRS'r DESIRE IS TO Sk‘ VE THE OLD BUILDING. Chamber of Commerce would Secure the Old Structure and Land Enough to Erect a School House—Would Take all the Property, but the Mansion is First Object-- Finus the Building is not ! Suited for a School House. - < Last evening a committee from the Chamber of Commerce and the School Commissioners met in the parlors of the Presbyterian church to talk over the Westminster question. The idea favored was to see Mr. Bruen and to secure, if possible, a plot of land about 200 feet sqpare bordering on State street, Harrison place and Kearny avenue, if the latter should be ex tended. This piece of ground will take in the old mansion. It is argued that that part of the city demands a now enlinnl nnrl If In lirnnflNpd. if the I land is secured, to erect a school building thereon. The committee will see Mr. Bruen some time in the next two weeks and some definite end will be reached. Just at present, however, it is not known positively what will come of the matter. The attempt to get that part of ground containing the old mansion will be made and if it is possible to seoure more of the pro perty, it will be done, if not, the re mainder will probably be cut up into building lots and sold. It is not like ly the old building will, if purchased, be used for school purposes because, the changes necessary would cost nearly as much as a new building. From the conversation last night, it was evident that the committeo had not taken the park idea into considera tion and would not until they could see tneir way clear to raise the money to make the purchase. The main object of the committee, at present, is to seoure the building proper and enough land upon which to erect a school house. WILL VISIT CARTERET. The Perth Amboy Independent Fife and Drum Corps will leave this city on the 6.49 Central railroad train to night, for Carteret, where they will be guests of the Carteret Fife and Drum Corps, who are giving a dance in thoir club house. CENTRAL LABOR UNION. The members of the Central Labor Union will hold a meeting at 8 o’clock tonight in their rooms in the Adelaide building. 138 Smith street. Pianos—Cheap for cash at the old / stand, Peder Olsen, 86 Smith st. / 3526-9-19-2t-e.w.tf I Q =Q Aquatic Delicacies ■ at Liddell’s 59 FRONT STREET WO -o I DID YOU SEE THE | ! Balloon i \ last night ? J r* • 1 1 WATCH FOR THE ONE j / ..TO-NIGHT., j L 7,"T7a=:s=r -— i 7.30 O’CLOCK ! I. from j ..SEXTONS.. : i "pharmacy. : /} ! \ | 70-72 SMITH STREET. J A tag w ill be attached to the | balloon. The person l'eturn f | ing this tag t > the store will receive | j I box HURLBERT’S ! i WRITING PAPER J k WRECKED CAR CAUSED DELAV. Loaded With Ice Jumped the Track at Central Railroad Freight Office. BOTH TRACKS BLOCKED. For a short time this morning all traffic on both tracks of the Contral railroad in this city were tied up be cause a box oar jumping the track near the freight station. At 7 o’clock this morning a big train of loaded cars was being pulled up the grade from the bridge when a heavy ice car, loaded, broke a draw head and was thrown completely on the rails. When the train, due here from Long Brandi at 7.07, whioh takes the busi ness men to ^Tew York, arrived, it was stalled for over half an hour. The crews of both trains finally suc ceeded in moving one end of the car so that one track could be used, and all trains running in both directions, were compelled to use this track until 10 o’clock, when the wrecker had re paired the wrecked car. FEAR WATER MAY BE MADE SHALLOW. Owners of Launches do not Like the Way Oyster Shells are Thrown into the Water. A number of lannch owners have lately been complaining about the way the local oysterman are throwine the shells of the culled oysters in the sound. They claim that the oystei shells will gradually fill up the sound. A number of oystermen told a News reporter this morning that when the shells are thrown into the water, the tide soon washes them away and the water is just as deep now as it wai many years ago. E.J. LARKIN, 357 STATE Street, will do plumbing, steam, hot watei and hot air heating on monthly pay rnents. Campbell’s Pharmacy DRUGS ALWAYS PURE. Cor. State and Washington Street? Telephone 10u-I, Rockaway Blue Point At/ofp»ic and Shrewsbury vj&UH i Lobsters i Soft Crabs Telephone Call 200, L. 2. WORRELL ST46 Smith Street. Stay With Us Eleven Years and i Own Your Home [uteri si on $1,000 borrowed from I an iudividul at 5 per eem, fur | eleven veal's. .. $“».‘>0 Principal to be rep id at end of eleven years.. 1.000 -- $1,150 Ot Total amount paid the CitizensHuilil in(t and Loan Ass n on $ (XX) bor rowed cn weekly payin'ids of $3. u each.. i. $1,130 OC _ $130 OC .JOIH UH ANYTIME. Don’t have to Wait for a Series ito Open. LOANS MADE PROMPTLY. CITIZENS BUlfolNG & LOAN ASS’N, 194 fllKh Street, Office always Apeu. " l MONUMENT UNVAILED TOMORROW. Woodmen of World Parade to Alpine Cemetery Where Cere mony Will be Held. HONOR DEAD BROTHER. Charter Member’ Passed Away Before Organization of Lodge was Completed — Several Addresses Will be Made and a Large Number of Woodmen are Expected. » Tomorrow afternoon the members of the local camp of the Woodmen of the World will unveil a monument on the grave of the late Christian Eske son. who died in this city a few months ago. This will be the first monument to be erected in the county of Middlesex by the Woodmen of the World over the body of a dead com rade. The lodge had not been formal ly organized when Mr. Eskeson died. He had signed as a charter member, however, and had paid his first dues. All tne local woodmen and many visitors will meet in City Hall park at 1.30 tomorrow afternoon and then, headed by a band, they will march to Alpine cemetery where the body of Mr. Eskeson is buried. After the un veiling. Stale Organizer A. C. Casvan, of Brooklyn, will make an address. Mr. Casvan will bring with him an orator from Brooklyn who ^will also make an address. Special speeches will be made bv Jacob C. Ludwig, of Madison avenue, and John Martinu sen, of Smith street. The march homeward will then be commenced. The order will march ai far as Smith and State streets, where they will disband. Over 350 wood men are expected to be in line. IT’S JUST THIS WAY Young men take a certain pride in their clothes and furnishings, and are look ing for the place where their wants may be supplied with up-to-date goods at moderate prices. ... . . . ..... 1 GANNON & SHEEHY | Have jlist what you are looking for, and it needs but a visit to our new store tor you to be convinced. ....... t .- TO-DAY WE OFFER]-. Young Men’s fancy worsted and cheviot Suits, the kind |ft f|fl that fit well and wear well lUaUU The |C fill Suits are models of beauty, IvaUU that surpass many custom made garments, English tweeds, hue unfinished worsteds, blue and black tlube's comprise this assort ment. Men’s and Young Men’s fancy wonted and cheviot Suits, also black, thibet and unfinished wor- IQ f|f| sted Suits l£aUU TOP COATS Just the weather for a neat and natty top coat. We are showing them in a variety of styles, price S-UO, «£!-“> • Don’t overlook our Hat Department, it is the meeca for well dressed .Young Men, who are looking for tin newest creations in Men’s headgear. \Ve have everything you need to complete your Fall Outfit and it will be to your advantage to pay our store a visit before buying elsewhere. STRIKE AT NEW CHURCH IS SETTLED. Masons from Paterson are Now at Work and Others have Left the City. THE WACE AGREEMENT. Men now Employed will Receive $3.60 a Day Which is U*ion Scale in this City — Other Men were from Newark—Be lief that Differences are Adjusted and that Work will Continue. T't. „ L 1 „ K.i. *1.. _.1 i vn' umaifiio uuu Foreman Gunn, at St. Mary’s new Roman Catholic church, Center and Mechanic streets, was settled yester day afternoon, when the mason, whc first went out on strike, secured the tools and left town. At a meeting held in the Adelaide building, the other night, the stone maBons stated their trouble to tne local brick masons union, and the delegate called off all the masons and helpers until the trouble was settled. The first stone masons claimed that when they were paid for the Iasi week they worked, they had received but $3.50 a day of eight nours, when they should have received $3.60. The local union backed them up and when they received what was coming tc them this morning, they left town. Other stone masons front Paterson, who will receive the union scale ol wages, were put to work this morn ing. The trouble, it is believjd, is ai an end, and the work will eon tinue without interruption. For real estate see page 3. LAST PILING FOR \ NE W DR A WBRIDGE WAS DRIVEN TODAY. River is now Completely Closed Except where The Draw will Swing --Iron is all on The Foundation and The Test is Successful ' Monday it will be Removed and The Structural Iron Workers will Begin Erection of The Bridge. a _ TERRA COTTA WORKS SLACK AT PRESENT. Strikes Throughout the Country Said to be the Cause-Men are Laid Off. FOR SHORT TIME. Work in all the local terra cotta plants seems to be very slack ar pres ent. In some of the places men have been laid off. Just what the cause is, : no one seems to know, but the men hope that business will soon pick up. Most of the factories seem to have p'enty of work to do, nut it seems hard to get enough material on hand to do the work with. The recent strikes all over the country have put everything in the building and manu facturing line away back so that the demand for material is so great that it cannot be supplied. The buildings demanding terra cotta in the cities have been delayed so that they are not ready for it. At 10.45 o’clock this morning the last piling for the new Karitan river bridge was driven. The last of the pig iron will be on the fonndation some time this afternoon. 4k The fonndation has stood the test well and there is now no doubt as to the safety of the bridge in the minds of the con tractor and the people who had an idea that the foundation was not all it should be. Mon‘lay morning the work of re moving the pig iron will be com menced and as soon as this is finished, the work of placing the draw will be started. This will take some little time. The iron workers are kept busy all the time and as there is now plenty of iron, all the iron work will be rushed. The painters will commence their work after the iron workers are through. LAUK UrINItntSI IN ATHLETIC MEET. The Athletic Association held a short meeting yesterday afternoon to discuss the proposed meet oh Ootober 16. As only a few boys hatV,turned out to practice and to repair the it is apparent that no meet can held unless a more active interest taken. After talking the matter over, it was decided to give the boys one more chance to come ont. This will be Monday afternoon. If they do not turn ont in force then, the meet will* be abandoned. Sewing machines for sale by Peder Olsen, 86 Smith st. 3526a-»-ia-2t-e.w.tf BOUNE the ARTISTIC ENTERTAINER WITH, HUMOR, PATHOS, SONG Lecture room. E Thursday, Oct. I. - Admission 25c. 8 p m. TEETH ALL SOUND . As people live at the present time it is very essential that the teeth be brushed everv day, by using our Antis<ptic Tooth Wash you will keep the teetli sound, breath sweet, and prevent decay, Large bottle 25c. Parisen s Prescription Ptaarntcy r . IN T UR LCN, Successor to L. Albert & Co. ...Photographic Studio... Everything in Portrait. Landscape and Interior Photography. P. O. Bulldtns:. Perth Amboy, X. J. CHARLES PETERSON, BACCACE EXP R ESS. Orders left at Sexton's Pharmaev, 70 Smith • treet, receive prompt attention. Telephone fi4 r WEATHER. The forecast received at the local Signal Station is fty fair and sligntly warmer. >; I