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CLEARED T^E TRUNKS.
Hungarian Took all he Could Get and has Disappeared. On Friday, one of the Hungarians employed by H. O. Perrine & Son, went through all of the trunks belong ing to his fellow workmen and stole all of the money that they had put away, amonnting to between $150 and $180 and got away before they learned of their loss. He met a butcher on his way from the boarding house to this borongh and asked him to loan him a dollar as he was going to New York and was out of money. He said he would give it to -e butcher when he came back. The wite "of the boarding boss suspected that he was trying to rob the men for she saw him going to one of the trnnks. She asked him what he was doing there and he replied that he was looking for a paper. She still suspected him and sent her little girl to watch him. He noticed it and told the child that her mother wanted her downstairs. After she had gone downstairs he went through the trunks. They think that he must have had duplicate keys. Thinking they knew where to find him, a num lior nf f.liom afar fori fr» Innlr him Tin nil Saturday. ATTENDED FROM HERE. A delegation from the Masonic Order, of this borough, attended the funeral of Richard B. Hart, who died at Edgar’s Hill, Woodbridge,' October 9, aged sixty-five years, after a few day’s illness. Mr. Hart was connect ed witli the Pennsylvania railroad as ticket seller at the Astor House in New York. He was well known in this borough. The funeral took place at his late home, Edgar Hill, yester day afternoon. NEW TRAIN PLEASES. Some of the residents of this place are delighted with the midnight train that, leaving New York at 11.50 and arriving here at 12.41, prooeeds, to Asbury Park, from which place it re turns and leaves here for New York at 2.55, enabling parties from along the route to attend parties or anything going on in this place and return home in the morning. TAKEN TO HOSPITAL. Thomas Shannon was taken to St. Michael’s hospital, at Newark, yester day by Freeholder M. Welsh and James Tagg. Mr. Shannon appeared to be very weak and had to be assisted in walking. He had his hands wrapped up and some said he had been scalded in some way. SOCIETY GROWING. Monday night, October 26, Wash ington Camp No. 36, P. O. S. of A., will have in initiation of eight new members. The society is gaining in membership right along. At present it numbers one hundred and nineteen. OBITUARY. Mrs. Patrick Campion died at her home in Augusta street after a linger ing illness, Monday morning at 5 o’clock. The funeral will take place from St. Mary’s oharoh, Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will be in St. Mary’s cemetery. J. J. Scnlly funeral director. Millionaire Dies In roverty. OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 13. — Thomas Murray, until a few years ago rated a millionaire and who made most of his fortune in dealing in secondhand goods, lias died in a shack in the southern part of the city. Murray, who had lived in Omaha for fifty years, was a bachelor and was famous for his pe i ouliarities and eccentricities. He built | the first six story brick building in the city, for which he burned his own brick and was twelve years in its building. His second store, which was known ns the Old Curiosity shop, con tained almost everything known to junk lore. A great deal of his fortune was lost in real estate. May Hr MIsm Zimnicrmnn. NEW YORK, Oct. 13.—Captain Hen ry Zimmerman of 240 South street, Elizabeth, N. J., believes that the wom an who committed s ulcide from the ferryboat Eneas near the Elizabctli port slip was his daughter Elizabeth, nineteen years old. .Miss Z|muiernrin is known to have bofu'dvd the Eneas, and she lias not since returned to her home. Grief over the loss of her sis ter, of whom she wai very fond and who died a year ago, is thought to have unsettled her mind. She has been de spondent ever since her death. (A ' - :■ A NEWS ITEMS. Miss Ethel Ferguson, of Yonkers, is staying with her grandmothor, Mrs. Thomas Baker, of Broadway, 'and is attending ^he public school. One of the Home school children was baptized at 10.30 Sunday in Christ church. George Williams, of Broadway, has been very busy making a tent for the photograph businesc as ho oxpocts to be at Sea Breeze next season. Frank Thomson is visiting friends in Brooklyn. Miss Goldie Sutton has boon visit ing Miss Beatrice Martin, of Broad way. Two weddings are booked ahead at both of which it is expected Rev. H. M. P. Pearse, of Christ church, will officiate. One, a lady living on Ttavid street, and a gentleman of Ae bury Park, to be married, it is said, at Christ church on the fifteenth of this month. The other one will be a home wedding at Ernston, November 4. Harry Thomas, of Main street, was an out of town visitor Sunday. Howard Littell, of the Trenton model school, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Littell, of Bordentown avenue. Mrs. William Gross and the Misses Lena and Rosie Shulnrester, of Brown town, were South Amboy visitors Sunday. Miss Annie Cress, of Augusta street, ft LIU JL/UL U X2J V Ulo L lij Ui JUlUftunoj, entered Coleman’s business college, at Newark, and will take a course of in struction in tpyewritiug and steno graphy. Miss Ruby Slover, of Rutherford, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Slover, of Bordentown avenue. Oscar Mundy, of Catherine street, was an Ernston visitor Sunday. Miss Josie Mundy, of Catherine street, has acoepted a position with Mr. Cronthemal, the former John street baker, at Elizabeth, where he has opened a bakery. Miss Carrie Everett, of Henry street, is visiting friends at Red Bank. Mrs. John King was a Perth Amboy visitor Saturday. Miss Louisa Kopp, of Now York, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Shul meqter, of Browntown, for a few day’s. Charles Kessler, of Browntown, has returned home from a two weeks’ visit in New York city. C. Rehfuss, of New York, was the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Rehfuss, of Ernston. Mayor Mnirhead has been making improvements at his residence on Main street, extending his ground back to Fourth street. Don’t forget the chowder and ice cream on sale at the Baptist church, under the auspices of the Ladies Aid Society, Tuesday evening at 5 o’clock and the clam chowder supper after wards. An extra boiler of chowder will be made to enable those who think it the finest chowder ever made, to purchase all they may desire this time. Mr. Munn, builder, expects to start work on R. Leonard’s two buildings on Pine avenue, Monday. They are finishing np Frank Dey’s pretty house on Bordentown avenue, putting on the trimmings, etc., and expect to have it ready for occupancy in two weeks. They are going to fill in the ground in front of the Central depot on Broad way, beginning Monday. Burt Hilyer, of Port Reading, form erly of this borough, spent Sunday calling on relatives and friends in town. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Campbell have hired a house, owned by Samuel Pimlott, and formerly occupied by Aaron Stillwell, on Catherine street, and expeot to start housekeeping shortly. Parisen and Jackson, milliners on Broadway, had their opening Satur day evening. Henry Farlander, of Broadway, spent Sunday at Asbury Park. Mrs. Q. W. Yeandle, of Brooklyn, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dey, of Broadway. The bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dixon, of Plainfield, were visit ing relatives in town Sunday. Lost anything: A cent-a-word ad. in the Evening News will find it for you. Real Estate column page 2 TOTTEN VILLE. The Evening News is on sale at Ost bnrgs’ 44 Main street, and at John Boss' Hotel, formerly John Kali’s stand. Extra conies of the News and all NewYork papers can always be se cured. WAS HIT IN THE HEAD WITH HAMMER. John Higgins was Working in Trench When Fellow Workman let Hammer Slip. John Higgins, of Tottenville, an employe ot the sewer department, while at work in the new sewer on Amboy avenue and Main street, yes terday afternoon, was struck in the head with a heavy hammer which slipped from the hands of a fellow workman, badly injuring him. Higgins, with a number of others, was at work in the sewer throwing out dirt, while another workman was on top of the pile, putting down some heavy boards. For this he used a heavy hammer, which he swung with great vigor. He raised the hammer to hit a board a blow, when it slipped the head of Higgins. Higgins saw it coming, bnt conld not get ont of the way quick enough. He was taken to Bedell's drug store, Main street, where his wound was dressed. Ho was then taken home. BARGES IN THE WAY. The ferry boat Warren had great difficulty in making a landing on the Perth Amboy side yesterday afternoon on the 4 o’clock trip from Tottenville. When Captain Androvette tried to land he found that three big Lehigli Valley barges had been dropped by a tug in front of the ferry slip. The whistle was blown numerous times, for a tug to come and get the barges out but it was useless. The captain, by careful work, finally got in. This is not the first time this has happened and some day an accident will occur. GETTING EVERYTHING READY. The Ladies Aid Society, of Bethel M. E. church, Amboy avenue, are getting evertyhing in order for their fair which is to be held in the Knights of Pythias Hall, November 7 and 8. The ladies are working hard and the fair will without a doubt be a great credit to them. Fancy and domestic articles will be for sale. The money will be added to the church treasury. STAR SOCIAL CLUB. The Star Social Club, of Tottenville, held a masquerade ball Saturday night at the home of Frank Joline, of Am boy and Sprague avenues. The affair, which was well attended by about twenty of Tottenville’s young people, was a grand success. The Star Social Club is an organ ization composed of young people out for a good time and they generally have it. MISS JACOBIE RETURNS. Miss Cornelia E. Jacobie has return ed to Tottenville after attending the State convention of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, which closed Saturday at Stanford, N. Y. KatlnunlM Beaten at Chleapo. CHICAGO, Oct. 13.—The Nationals ran bases poorly and were unable to hit Owen and lost their fifth game of the series to the Americans, who bit Taylor rather freely. The score: Na tionals. 2: Americans, 4. Batteries— Taylor and Kling; Owen and Sullivan. Dan McKenna Won by a Nose. ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13.—Dan McKenna M. Beaucaire, the heavily played sec ond choice, was a nose behind McKen na. The latter led the entire distance, lasting just long enough to stall off M. Beaucaire’s rush. THE KILLING OF SKINNER. Witnesses Sniil Haywood Shot Only to Save His Life. RALEIGH. N. O., Oct. iff—Two ad dresses and part of a third were made in the Ilaywood-Skinuer murder case, and tlie argument still continues. The judge's charge will be delivered proba bly tomorrow. Senator Herbert E. Norris for the state agreed that Skinner had struck Haywood; that after the first shot lie had reached for his pistol and urged that ns lie turned to defend himself Haywood had fired the fatal second shot. Colonel S. G. Ryan in his argument for Haywood held that Haywood shot only to save hialife. f I / ‘ DELEGATES TO ATTEND. The eighth annual convention of the Southern New York Volunteer Fire men, which is to be held at Green point, L. I , next Tuesday and Wed nesday, will be attended by'the following delegates: John Boss, Eureka Engine company No. 2, of Tottenville; Barnet Winant, Hugue not Engine Company, No. 1, of Huguenot; Samuel LaForge, Consti tution Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, of Kreischerville; ana Thomas A. Byrnes, of Citizen Engine Company No. 1, of Pleasant Plains. BISCUSSSED CHURCH WORK. The church committee of the South Baptist church, held a business meet ing in the chapel on Ma’n street, Fri day evening, to talk over the plans of church \vork for this winter. After the meeting was over, refreshments were served. CHILDREN CHRISTENED The children of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Stanton were christened in St. Paul’s church, Sunday morning by the pastor, Mr. Kinsey. „Their names are as follows: Esther, aged five months, Jacob Franklyn, four years, and Ruth Madelene, six years. ADDED TO CHURCH FUND. The fair of the Daughters of the Dorcas Society, of Mt. Zion church, Rossville, which closed last week, from all reports, was a very successful event. A neat sum was cleared and this will be added to the church fund. V s HAD A MEETING. The regular monthly meeting cf the Ys was held last night at the home of Miss Lillian Johns, Tottenville, The subject for discussion was “Sab bath Observance. ” The meeting was well attended. MOTHER’S WEEK. A mother’s meeting will be held in St. Mark’s church, Pleasant Plains, Thursday afternoon. It will be in charge of Mrs. Delia Porter, the new ly elected superinteudent. After the meeting, refreshments will be served. MAY HOLD A FAIR. The Epworth League, of Pleasant Plains, hopes to hold a fair some time next month. At a meeting held re cently they talked over the plans and seemed well pleased with the idea. NEWS ITEMS. Eugene Cuny, of Broadway, Totten ville, who has been on the sick list, is about again. Miss Helen Cole, of Newark, N. J., snent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Frerish, of Tottenyille. Frank Finnerty, of West Brighton, was in Tottenville yesterday. Miss Minnie Hoffman has returned to her home in Princess Bay, after a pleasant visit in Perth Amboy. Miss Elizabeth Forman, of Princess Bay, was a Perth Amboy visitor Sun day. The washouts on the Staten Island Railroad at all points are now repair ed and the trains are making their usual time. RoonpypH'd Western H a nohow. BISMAKCK, N. !>.. Oct. 13.—The OWl Chimney Butte ranch, made fa mous as the ranch established by Theo dore Roosevelt when he was a Bad Lands cattleman, has been sold by the Northern Pacific to Ferris Bros, of Medora. It was at this ranch the president wrote some of his entertain ing western sketches. Subsequently he located another ranch, known as the Elkliorn. forty miles south of Me ciora, and from here he outfitted for many of his mountain trips. A Deer Cost $2(10. MALONE, N. V., Oct. 13— (lame Pro tectors Selkirk and Yosburgli arrested Jolui Soper of Malone and another man for hounding deer at Ellcbow pond, near Loon lake. They were caught just after a deer had been shot and when they were carrying it from the boat to the bank. Soper had a guide and two dogs. The prisoners settled by paying $100 each. Jeff Davis Was His Prisoner. HUTCHINSON. Kan., Oct. 13.—Cap tain S. I. Stauber, who was first lieu tenant in charge of the troop of Michi gan cavalry that captured Jefferson Davis, is dead at his home here. Foleysmmy^tar I farc*l»S-»ri '"H MIT* •pint— WOODBRIDCE TOWHSHIP. | I»B RIDGE OBITUARY. Miss Jennie Harned, of this town, died very suddenly on Saturday even ing at 9 o’clock at the home of her niece, Miss Mamie Harned. The fun eral services were held Monday after noon at 2 o’clock from the residence of her niece on Railway avenue. Miss Harned came home at 6.30 Saturday night, apparently very well, and she died at 9 o’clock of heart disease. Miss Harned left a brother, Mr. Isaac Harned, and two sisters, Mrs. Edward Valentine, and Mrs. Samuel Anness. LAMAR ASSAULT CASE. Dnvf<1 I,umar's Conusel \dmits He Paid To ugh s' 11 II. FREEHOLD, X. .1.. Oct. 13.—David Lamar, a Wall street broker, sat beside “Monk” Eastman and Joseph Brown of the Cherry Hill gang of toughs in court here while on trial for conspiracy to commit an atrocious assault upon James McMahon. Lamar’s former coachman, because lie refused to re cover Mrs. Lamar's pet dog, which had escaped from her carriage. Mrs. La mar was conspicuous at the trial. La mar was represented by Edmund Wil son, Frank I*. McDermott, former Sen ator Terlmne and E. W. Arrowsmith. Prosecutor John E. Foster, assisted by Thomas P. Fav of Long Branch. Me Million's personal counsel, appeared for the state. The surprise of the day was the ad mission hy Lamar's counsel that the hotel and carriage hills of Eastman. Brown and others while in Long Branch were paid hy Lamar. They in cluded hoard hills at Green's hotel and a hill of $-15 ;it another hotel. John Clayton, hackman. told of car tying Eastman. Brown and others to it place where .a whispered conversation took place. Lamar paid for the car riage. James Entright. who became security for Eastman, admitted that he had been assured hy Mr. Lamar that he would he secured against loss. SOFIA AWAITS REFORMS. .Vmbnxxuilerx of Anxtrin an<l Kiixaia Will I'rexent the Scheme Today. SOFIA. Bulgaria, Oct. 13—The de tails of the new Austro-Russian reform scheme are awaited here with the greatest interest. A dispatch from Constantinople says that the Austrian and Russian ambassadors will present their proposals to the porte today. The government here is taking the strictest precautions to prevent insur gents from crossing the frontier. One band is reported to have been fired on by Bulgarian troops near Bila while trying to assist a crowd of fugitives who were being pursued by the Turks. This Incident is considered to be evi dence of the government's correct in tention. .Desperate fighting is reported to have taken place at Seitzi. in the district of Dibra. Three bands engaged a hoily of GOO Turks and lost twenty-five men. After several hours fighting Boris Sa ra foff, with re-enforcements of 000 in surgents. arrived on the scene and killed al! save forty of the Turks. It is reported that Colonel Karawa nofif, inspector of the frontier district of Burgas, has been killed in an en counter with Turkish officers. Body f ust l p hy the Sea. SEW YORK, Oct. 13.—The body of a man has been washed ashore at New Dorp beach, Staten Island. The body is that of a man thirty-five years old. weighing 135 pounds, with red hair cut in pompauour style, heavy red eye brows and mustache. There was noth ing found on the body which would lead to its identification. The coroner thinks the man was drowned during the storm of Saturday. Soldiers Held lij Ct»il Authorities, PITTSBl IiG. Get. 13.—The jury sit ting in tile inquest on the bqdy of Crowley, shot by Sentinel Dowd, hand ed in their verdict recommending that Private Dowd and Lieutenant Drury be held for the shooting. They were taken before Judge Shafer and released on $5,000 bail each. Cnited States As sistant District Attorney Miller gave bond for both. Trying to Save Knapp. • HAMILTON. ()., Oct. 13. The case of Alfred Knapp, sentenced to be'elee tmeuted Deo. 12 for the murder of his wife. Hannah Goddard Knapp, lias been appealed to the circuit court on error. * -■—■ Brown In Very Low. TRENTON. N. J.. Oct. 13.—Harry Brown, the retired hotel keeper who was shot in mistake for a burglar by Peter Kotz. is still alive, but the physi cians say there is no possible hope for his recovery. Kotz was released from Jail and will not be prosecuted. San Antonio Qnleted Down. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Oct. ^.-Ev erything is quiet Cere now. There has been no further rioting, and all ears are running with the exception of those on a small line. C A R T E R E T SAMUEL DONNELLY. Samuel Donnelly, who was so sud denly stricken with illness, at his home on Lucol avenue, on October 4, died Thursday night at 12.30 o’clock October 8th. He is an old resident of Carteret and highly respected through out the community. He was employ ed at the Wheeler Condenser Works for a number of years until a short time ago. He was a worker in the First Presbyterian church, being an elder and superintendent'of the Sun day school, and will be sadly missed in both places. His death is a great shock to the church people and to the citizens'of the town. He attended all of the services on Sunday, the day he was taken ill, apparently well. The family are doubly bereaved, as his son was stricken a short time ago. Mr. Donnelly leaves a wife and fonr children, James, of Perth Amboy, Helen. Jennie and John. BURIED THIS AFTERNOON. August Hanson, of Port Reading, who was struck by a Central train near Boynton’s, Sunday, and instantly killed, was buried this afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. F. J. Christiansen, of St. Stephen’s Danish Lutheran church, Perth Ambov, officiated. Hanson was about forty years old. He Ipavps a wifp anrl apvprn.1 philHrpn RESCUES AT PATERSON. Many Were Saved by Life Rope Goan. NEW YORK. Oct. 13.—Fire Com missioner Sturgis received a letter from Mayor Hinchliffe of Paterson, N. J., thanking him for the loan of a New York city tire department life line gun. The letter informed Mr. Sturgis that with the breeches buoy success fully manipulated by means of the gnn many lives had been saved which oth erwise must have been lost iu the flo which raged in Patcn®iYy-^ r° While the its water rising and hundreds ci>W steam launches proved inefficient against the swift currents, and attempts at rescue iu them were very dangerous for tlie rescuers. Then Mayor Hinchliffe thought of tlie life rope guns used by the New York tire department. He communicat ed with Mr. Sturgis by telephone and received the latter's quick permission to barrow one of tlie implements. By means of it ropes were hurled across the waters in Paterson to .sec ond and even third story windows. On the roiies. made fast over window sills, women and children and men were swung to safety. TIctc are ! n families homeless now in Paterson be. ause of tlie flood, but it is believed that the greatest peril has passed. The water is steadily falling and has now gone four feet below the high mark reached. Tlie only danger now is that tlie huge water mains at Spruce street lull may break because of the pressure of dirt on them and flood a new section of the city. Lady Hart Riding Astride. BARRE. Mass., Oet. 13.—Mrs. Thom as Hitchcock. Jr., was painfully hurt at the Held trials of the Brunswick Fur club. In taking a wide wall Mrs. Hitchcock’s mount bulked just as she bent forward to take the jump man fashion, for she rides astride. The horse threw up his head, striking Mrs. Hitchcock a severe blow over the eye. She was temporarily stunned, but re covered pud rode until her eye was al ..1.I Arre t of Tr'ilnst K.'as o? Mexico. N'l A' VOIIK. net. 13 -.Tames V. l>ig lowitz. a'tiuit called ■•mining king of Mexi "':is arrested at the Wal dorf-Astoria by the sheriff on an order granted by Judge I.rventritt in the su preme court in an action brought by Eugene Ihivis to recover $100,000 dam ages for slander. Both parties to the action are conn cted with the Mexican Mining and E .1 >ration compunv. ono spitz, Sanitary Plumber. STOVES, RANGES, HEATERS. Rahway Ave. Shop near C R Depot, Carteret,N-J. I — JOHN THOMPSON Carpen r and Builder Jobbing pron ptly attended to. EBtimatcagtvex PORT READING, N. J. m CKAIi.T ,ES T-g-KT-pg-r-rs^ Painter and Raparhangpv At order* by mail promptly att—d*1 *,