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o< All The News From Surrounding Towns. >«
Tom Thumb Wedding in K. ofP Hall De
lighted Large Audience.
Those who attended the fair of the
Good Samaritan Lodge, No. 52, K. of
P., on Wednesday, Thursday and Fri
dayjevenings, have nothing but praise
for the children who took part in
“Tom Thum’s' Wedding.” Miss Flor
ence Buckalew was the bride, “Miss
If1 Jennie June,' ’ and looked perfectly
™ lovely. She acted the part to perfec
tion, as aid the cute young groom,
r Master Harold Huffman as “Tom
Thumb.” Eva Barton, of New York,
was the charming maid of honor. The
best man took his part well {also and
the bride’s sister, little Lena Bucka
lew, as the flower girl was pronounced
perfectly lovely, in fact she looked
like a beautiful doll carrying a basket
of flowers. Robbie Mason received
great praise for the part he took as
minister. His voice rang out fearless
ly as he asked all sorts of comical
questions of the prospective bride and
groom before tying the knot, and act
ed his part to perfection, but Robbie
comes from a ministerial family, so it
is not so surprising atter all.
^ Tlie ushers, Masters Holmes, Oliver
.and Willie Behne, also performed thier
part nicely. After the ceremony the
congratulations were in order and
then the aeparture of bride and groom
amidst showers of rioe,. was very
natnural. They looked so cute carry
lnrf a amall draco on i f r»oqo
Just before their departure there
I' 4 was a tableau of the bride and groom,
ft the attendants and guests with red
lights burning. The mother and
father of the bride were Kittie Hause
and Raymond Chasey. The former
made a lovely little mother and the
latter gave away the bride as if he
was really her father. Miss Rue pre
sided at the piano and played Lohen
grin’s Bridal Chorus and March. Al
together it was a perfect success and
a large drawing card. .
Plenty of Work for the Organization in
■. the Borongh.
T Oftioers were eleoted for the coming
year at a meeting of the W. C. T. U.
held Monday, October 12. Mrs. Sam
uel C. James was elected president of
the society; Mrs. A. H. Thompson,
recording secretary; Mrs. George Tay
lor, corresponding secretary, and Mrs.
Gideon Hutchinson, treasurer.
The officers and other members of
the Woman’s Christian Temperance
Union ought to be able to cover them
selves with glory in this borough.
Men ( ?) get arunk and beat their
wives, and some stand or walk around
‘sru the streets and use the worst kind of
^language. Little children all over the
/borough are sent to the saloons for
J beer, boys have been seen staggering
J on the streets and even our public
/ school yards are not exempt, as an
intoxicateod man was chasing some of
’ft. the school children last Friday claim
V ing to be Mr. Fitch. Two little girls
H44says he was in the school yard and one
■■of the teachers sent the children up
stairs. The man, whose name is
known, came near getting taught a
' lesson by one of the older scholars
i before he left.
The Convocation of New Brunswick
will meet in Christ church, Tuesday,
October 20. There will be preaching
at 10.30 a. in. and the administration
of the holy communion will follow.
The sermon will be delivered by J. F.
Fenton, of Metuchen. At 2.30 p. m.
there will be a meeting and at 7.30 p.
m. evening prayer and addresses by
rectors from other towns.
) The body of Thomas Shannon was
, /brought to this borough on the 4.47
train from St. Michael’s hospital, at
Newark, yesterday, where he was
taken last week by Freeholder Welsh
and Mr. Tagg. The body was convey
ed to his sister’s, Mrs. Crosier’s,
house, on John street.
j Oliver Mathis was appointed the
delegate from Joel Parker Council to
the thirty-fifth annual session of the
State Council of New Jersey Junior
Order of United American Mechanics,
which will oonvene in Trenton op
Wednesday, October 28. i
Bead the real estate advertising!
oolumn on page 2, today.
Justices of the Peace, Constables, Mar
' shals and Chief See a Fight.
Three boatmen,Jont for a good time,
filled np on South Amboy whiskey
and got rather quarrelsome among
themselves while in one of the saloons,
after which they started for their
boats. Before they got to their boats
they began wrangling again and just
as they reached Game’s grocery store,
began to fight and one of the men
bit one man’s finger almost off, and
another man in the cheek, it is said.
It seems that both of the men had
jumped at the other one for some
cause not known.
After standing their thumping for a
while, he ran into Game’s store pur
sued by the others with stones in their
hands. Finding they could not get
him out they left for their boats after
reaching which they learned that the
other man had left the store and gone
up town again and they started in
pursuit of him.
They saw him several times while
up town but did not molest him.
During the fight a crowd of about
seventy-five gathered and among them
could have been found two justices
of the peace, one constable, and three
special marshals, and just as the fight
had ended, np came another special
marshal and soon after, the chief of
While People Were at Fair Some one Went
Through Bureau Drawers
Another house in Second street was
entered by an unknown person, very
mysteriously. Mrs. J. Reynolds re
turned home from the fair at K. of P.
Hall with her children, Wednesday
night, and found the latch of the back
bedroom window twisted and the
window pulled down from the top.
Bureau drawers had been opened
and things were scattered over the
floor, but nothing was missing. After
the family had retired, the cellar door
.was heard to go down and, it is said,
that a man was seen to go from it but
that has not been confirmed.
Perhaps it was the same party who
stole the money from Sprague’s house,
and they were hoping to find some
stowed away again. It looks that
way, as they did not take anything
Prof. Steins and daughter Elsie
were Perth Amboy visitors Saturday.
Mrs. E. Giffins, of Broadway, was a
Perth Amboy visitor Saturday.
Chris Straub, Sr., is having a wagon
shed built on his property on Broad
Miss Dora Rehfuss, of Ernstcn, is
visiting her uncle, Chris Rehfuss, and.
family, of Broadway.
Miss Beatrice Martin and guest,
Miss Goldie Sutton, enjoyed a drive
with friends on Sunday.
Miss Mamie Miller, of Augusta
street, has returned home from a very
enjoyable visit with her brother, Rev.
FatherJMiller, of Plainfield, and other
Jacob Kreielslieimer, of Perth Am
boy, was the guest of Max Kaufman,
of Broadway, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliarles Doty, of
Staten Island, have been spending the
...a r. IV- ■■■ i ma! A tn n 1 \ /"\ V
George Render is visiting relatives
in this borough.
Mrs. Bliss Martin, of Broadway,
was a Newark visitor Saturday.
Mrs. Baatedo, of George street, went
to Perth Amboy, Saturday.
We have been informed that a
change lias been made in the time for
tne sewing school to be held in Christ
Church parish building. Hereafter it
will be held from 9.30 to 11 o'clock
a. m. instead of in the afternoon.
Notjone coop did the coon hunters
bring home with them and they say'
that the coon supposed to hnve been
caught by John Everett turned ont to
be an oppossum.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church met with their usual success
and disposed of all the pies, bread ^
and cake Saturday afternoon in Chris
Straub’s building on Broadway.
Conple Miswlnit In l.avn lied*.
FLAGSTAFF. Arlz.. Oct. 20.—Twe
well known yotjne people. Leo Verkamf
of this city anti Miss Mabel Brown of
Chicago, became separated from theii
party at Sunset crater, in the lava beds,
and up to the present time no trace of
them bat been found. |
The Evening Nows is on sale at Ost
burgs’ 44 Main street, and at John
Boss' Hotel, formerly John Kail’s
stand. Extra copies of the News and
all NewYork papers can always be se
Tomorrow night will be ladies night
at the Aqnahonga Bowling Club. A
committee of gentlemen have now
completed all of the necessary arrange
ments and the ladies will have a first
class time. An entertainment will be
given after which the floor will be
cleared and dancing engaged in.
The membeis of Court Tottenville
No. 413, Foresters of America, will
hold a meeting in the Knights of
Pythias Hall, tomorrow night. The
meeting will be called to order at 8
o’clock. All members are requested
to attend. The program of the recep
tion and ball, which is to be held in
K. of P. Hall on Monday, November
2, will be reported at the next meet
ing. The committee of arrangements
expect to be able to make a good re
Thursday, October 29, the day set
for St. Joseph’s fair, which is to be
held in Washington Hose, Pleasant
Plains, will be a great day for that
place. The fair will be opened by
Charles J. McCormack.
The employes of the S. S. White
Dental Works, at Princess Kay, are
talking of holding a reception and
|ball. It may be held one night about
the middle of November.
Miss Lily Peterson and Kobert
Graham, both of Tottenville, will be
married tomorrow night.
Port© Hie© Gram! Jury Indict* Three
SAN JUAN, Porto Kico.. Oct. 20 —
The federal grand jury has found an
indictment against Collector of Cus
toms Alonzo Cruzen for having re
ceived unlawful emoluments of smug
gled goods, and it lias indicted Cap
tain Andrew Dunlap. U. S. N.. com
mandant of the naval station here, and
Kobert Giles, a former contractor in
Porto Rico, for smuggling.
Great efforts were made before the
grand jury to indict Mr. Cruzen on
other charges, but they failed.
Weather ProhahilltleM.
Fair; warmer; fresh southwest winds.
ClusilnK Slock Quotation*.
Money on call nominally at 2 per cent
bid. Prime mercantile paper. 5%@6 per
cent. Exchanges, $140,309,416; balances, $7,
Oi 11 910
Closing prices:
Amal. Copper... 36% N. Y. Central...115%
Atchison. 64% Norf. & West... 55%
B. & 0. 72% Penn. R. R.117%
Brooklyn R. T.. 31% Reading . 44%
C. .C..C. & St. L. 70 Rock Island .... 23%
Ches. & Ohio.... 28% St. Paul .136
Chi. & Northw. 156% Southern Pac... 39%
D. & H.152% Southern Ry_ 17
Erie. 26% South. Ry. pf... 72%
Gen. Electric 144 Sugar .110%
Illinois Ceil.129% Texas Pacific .. 21%
Louis. & Nash.. 9S% Union Pacific .. 69%
Manhattan.130% U. S. Steel.. 13
Metropolitan_103% U. S. Steel pf... 59%
Missouri Pac_88 West. Union ...81%
New York Market*.
FLOUR—Firni and held at full prices;
Minnesota patents. $4.6004.85; winter
straights. $3.8004; winter extras, [email protected]
3.25; winter patents. $3.900 4.30.
WHEAT—Weak and lower in response
to easier cables, big Russian shipments
and talk of a liberal addition to the visi
ble supply; December, 80%@86 15-16c.; May,
RYE—Firm; state and Jersey, [email protected]%c.;
No. 2 western, 62%c. nominal, f, o. b.,
CORN—Quiet and also weaker owing to
clear weather west, lower cables and the
wheat decline; December, 50%®51c.; May,
OATS—Nominal; track, White, state. 41%
®45c.; track, white, western, 4112045c
PORK—Quiet; mess, $13.25®13.75; family,
LARD—Easy; prime western steam,
BUTTER—Firm; extra creamery, 21%c.;
state dairy. 150'2Oc.
CHEESE—Quiet; state, full cream, fan
cy, small, colored, ll%c.; small white.
liy,c.; large, colored, ll%c.; large, white,
EGGS-Strong; state and Pennsylvania
fancy mixed. 26c.; state and Pennsylvania
seconds to firsts. 21024c.; western extras.
SUGAR—Raw steady; fair refining. 3%c.;
centrifugal, 96 test. 3%c.; refilled quiet;
crushed, 5.35c.; powdered. 4.96c.
RICE—Steady; domestic. 406c.; Japan,
TALLOW—Weak; city, 4%c.; country,
HAY Steady; shipping, 60070c.; good to
choice, [email protected] _
Live Stock Market.
CATTLE—Market lower; Ichoice, $5 5(89
5.75; prime. $5.2606.40; good. $4.7506.15; veal
calves, $707.50.
HOGS—Market lower; prime heavy, $5.86
f5.90; mediums. $5.9006: Heavy Yorkers,
,8606.90: light YorkersV95.6606.7O: pigs.
$5.3005.40; roughs. $4©5. \
SlfEEP AND LAM14«-Market slow,
prime wethers, $3.8004; Voile and common,
$2.6002: choioe lumba, $5.5005.75.
The people of Rossville now have
a ghost scare. The ghost is said to
have been seen in an old house on a
lane just off the main thoroughfare.
Manv people claim to have seen it.
The citizens will endeavor to see the
“thing” down and discover just what
it really is.
Friday night the Chinese supper,
given in the South Baptist church,
was a ereat success. Three papers by
the following ladies were read about
China: Mrs. J. G. Dyer, Mrs. Will
iam D. French, and Miss Elsie E.
Evans. In eating the supper, chop
sticks were used.
W. C. T. u. MEETING.
The meeting of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance Union, held at the
home of Mrs. Manee, Tottenville,
yesterday afternoon, was well attend
ed. After the business had been
transacted, refreshments were served.
So far the police have been unable
to find any traoe of the burglar who
was supposed to have tried to enter
thq home of William Gray on Elliot
avenue. They are inclined to think
that it was some one playing a joke.
Many yachts and pleasure crafts are
now housed at the shipyard of A. C.
Brown & Son. They began to arrive
at the yard at the first of the month.
They are placed on the ways, over
hauled, and drawn high and dry on
the beach. Next year they will be
again overhauled and painted, to sail
away. Before the ice forms it is ex
pected that some others-will arrive.
Mr. and Mrs.. William Ford, of
Johnson avenue, are the proud possess
ors of a bouncing baby boy.
Ihe work of repairing Bentley and
Main streets, after the recent storms,
has been completed.
The delegates from Staten Island to
the Southern New York volunteer
firemen’s convention at Greenport, L.
I., will leave for home tomorrow
Miss Alice Edwards, of Broadway,
has a position in New York.
The members of Bentley Lodge, Odd
Fellows, held a business meeting in
K. of P. Hall, Amboy avenue, last
George W. Cole, of Giffords, who is
well known in Tottenville, has been
appointed clerk of the Board and
treasurer of the Moravian church
Nixon Will Not Tfitily.
NEW YORK, Oct. 20.—Various and
conflicting reports are in circulation
concerning the affairs of the United
States Shipbuilding company. One is
that the matter might be hushed up
aiin ail iw pin rill I III luri uio
closures, and this was accentuated
when it was found that Lewis Nixon
had been excused from testifying in
the suit John 0. Calhoun has brought
against him and some directors of the
Trust Company of the Republic for the
alleged loss of prospective protits in
j connection with promoting the bond
■ sales abroad.
Hn^li Me La ui&'li lin'ii Victory.
NEW YORK, Oct. 20. - Hugh Mc
Laughlin's victory over Senator Mc
Carreu in the struggle for supremacy
fought out at the meeting of the Kings
county Democratic committee over
shadows all other features of the polit
ical campaign. The veteran Brooklyn
leader carried his point against iudors
I ing the nominations of Grout and
Fornes by the close vote of 14S to 141,
by which a resolution was adopted
calling the appointment of a commit
tee to undertake tin* forlorn hope of
harmonizing the warring factions.
$25,000 DnmniteM Pur Palae %rre»t.
WHITE PLAINS, N. Y„ Oct. 20.—In
I the supreme court, before Judge Gay
| nor, a jury has returned a verdict of !
$25,000 against Francis 11. Leggett A j
, Co., wholesale grocers of New York, in I
favor of Byron Kawson. This is said
to be the largest amount of damages
ever awarded in a suit for malicious
prosecution in Westchester county. The
I firm procured the indictment of Max
Borchard on the charge that he had
embezzled friyin. them $25,000. which
he had collt^H^rom outstanding ac
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trnrr am mplatmm
A committee from the W. A. A.
club, consisting of Messrs. C. R.
Brown, J. Brecbenridge and F. I.
Perry, and a committee from the
Sewaren Land and Water Club, con
sisting of Messrs. Raymond, Foster,
and Mr. Ames, will meet tonight to
consider a plan for uniting the clubs,
so that the members of both clubs
may enjoy the privileges of both
houses. The scheme seems to be very
popular with both clubs and it is
hoped that arrangements will be
speedily perfected.
Miss Florence Dunnigan is enter
taining a friend from out of town.
Mrs. Smith, of Bloomfield, is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Harned, of Avenel.
Rehearsals fot Jede Bassett's enter
tainment began on Fr day afternoon
at 3.30 o’clock.
At a meeting in the Congregational
church, on Wednesday evening, Mr.
Campion Cotter was appointed to fill
the position as deacon, which Mr.
Inslee previously occupied.
lout* of the Restorer’* Arm) Invade
the Tenderloin.
NEW YORK, Oct. 20. — There ivr.s
fonsiderable commotion in the city hill
when John Alexander Dowie. the "re
storer,” called to pay his respects to
Mayor I.ow. The "prophet” had previ
ously made an appointment with the
mayor, and when he called he was ac
companied by his wife and his son. A.
J. Gladstone Dowie, and Deacon Wil
liam P. Kindle, his chief representa
tive in this city.
The mayor greeted them all cordially.
The “prophet" then told the mayor of
his mission to this city.
Mayor Low in reply said:
"It is a great pleasure to me to have
yourself, wife, son and friends call
here and express your interest in this
city and its mayor as you have done.”
This ended the reception, and in
leaving the “prophet” in shaking hands
with Mayor Low said:
"I leave with you the salute of Zion.
•Peace be unto thee, brother.’ ”
The mayor smilingly replied:
“Thank you. sir.”
The Zion restoration host sent a de
tachment into the Tenderloin in the
afternoon. These venturesome spirits
were not led by the "prophet.” Dea
con Ogden was at their head. and. sev
enty strong, they sallied bravely forth
to do battle with wickedness in what
they believed to be its very stronghold.
"Peace be to thee" was the slogan.
A wiggling of the right hand accom
panied each salutation, and the same
hand was extended to distribute tracts.
Each of the seventy was equipped with
one of the official Zion guides to New
York, in which the territory was in
dicated by map and text.
They entered the gilded cafes, the
business houses, theaters, residences
and all the variety of places that make
up Captain Rurfeind's precinct. Their
“Peace be to thee” was heard where
even Salvation Army lads and lassies
never trod.
Their descent upon the Tenderloin
was the occasion of considerable inter
est among the jaded pedestrians along
the Rialto. There was a noticeable
contrast between the treatment accord
ed the followers of "Elijah III.'” and
the Salvation Army lassies who sell
War C'rys. The latter, although they
make their way fearlessly into noisy
cafes and barrooms, are always treat
ed with cordial respect and rarely leave
a place without having received lib
eral contributions.
The Dowieites seemed to afford only
amusement. They were made the butt
of facetious jests by bartenders, cafe
loungers, pedestrians and men in ev
ery walk of life. No one offered to in
terfere with them, and their trip was
without danger, out it was run or in
cident of :i kind calculated to dampen
enthusiasm not tried in the pie.
After heaping vituperation and invec
tive on the largest audience that has
yet assembled to hear him Howie, the
“restorer." was soundly hissed by thou
sands at the Harden. The demonstra
tions of disapproval were so pro
nounced that when Howie left his
carriage he was escorted by forty uni
formed Zion guards running on each
side of the vehicle.
file guards continued with the car
riage for a block and a half toward
the Fifth Avenue hotel, to which place ;
Howie lias transferred his headquar
ters from the l’laza. It was an elicit- I
ing scene.
"You're a pack of thieves, the lot of
you!" cried Howie in a rage after hav
ing made desperate efforts to keep his
audience from melting away. "You
are slaves of the bottle, stinkpots.
You’re a noisy rabble. I don't want
your money, you thieves!"
Howie's words were bitterly resent
ed. especially by men who had escorted
their wives or women companions to
the Harden. When Howie made his
“Elijah declaration” he was denounced
by several excited individuals as an
Uupostor and a lunatic.
Miss Maude Platt spent Wednesday
in Brooklyn.
Miss Bessie Slugg was in Newark
on Wednesday.
D. R." Wilson was in Sewaren on
The Ladies’ Mission Band, of the
Presbyterian church, held a special
meeting at the home of Mrs. Joseph
Young, Thursday, to arrange for the
fair whicn will be held in Canda
Hall, the last three nights of this
Steamer El Dorado Sank Wttk All
ProvisloDM and Knppllea.
OTTAWA. Oct. 20.—After suffering
terrible hardships in a 000 mile march
through the wilds of northern Cana
da Captain Kerry and forty-seven
members of tlie crew of the steamer
El Dorado of Liverpool passed through
this city en route for Montreal.
The El Dorado struck an uncharted
rock at the entrance of Hudson bay
near Kort George and sank Every
member of the crew succeeded in get
ting ashore, but were completely des
titute of provisions and saved only
the clothing that was upon their backs.
The ship and crew comprised an ex
ploration i^id trading expedition sent
out by a stock company. They car
ried a large stock of goods suitable for
barter with the Iudians in exchange
for furs, and it was proposed to oper
Hie hlong uie lines oi me nuQSiiu oav
company. Nothing was saved from the
wreck, and the men began their long
march southward almost destitute of
provisions and supplies of any kind
that could be exchanged for food. They
marched through the wilderness for
forty-two days, covering nearly 003
miles. Their suffering was Intense,
but not a single man succumbed. They
struck the Terniseatiling railroad
days ago and were taken on board^.j _
a passing train and carried to ft
tion with the Canadian PaciJ
where they were transfers
Montreal triUu. ' .

Condemn* the t nlted States
Openinir Trade Doors.
CHEKC. China. Oct. 20.—The Rus
sians are very indignant with the Unit
ed States government for concluding a
treaty for opening Mukden to the com
merce of the world.
They say that the St. Petersburg gov
ernment will protest and maintain that
the opening of this new treaty port
will never take place.
The Port Arthur Novoe Krai declares
that the opening of Mukden as a treaty
port is proof of the aggressive nature
of the policy of the United States.
Tli s policy infringes the rights of
Russia founded on tier construction of
the Manchurian railway and the con
cession by China to Run sin of t lie sole
commercial exploitation of Manchuria.
Admiral Alexleff declared in a con
versation that Russia will not evacuate
Manchuria. The Chinese, he pointed
out. did not pres them to leave. What
right, tlicn. had Japan to do so?
A re|H>i't from St. Petersburg is cur
rent in military and diplomatic circles
here to the effect that the czar recently
telegraphed Admiral Alexieff. Russian
viceroy in the far east, regarding Rus
so-Japanese relations and saving that
Russian interests must be maintained
by force of arms if necessary. The
viceroy is said to have replied to this
message by demanding .KI.OOO addition
al troops.
NEW YORK. Oct. 2o Police te
ill in i1 i : ti ■* : » i ii“ uui*
ccrs of t . ■ in> !vein N *w Y.ir'i Build
in-' l.r ii Bank mi company from tlie
hinter of sevral rh lUsnuU shareholders
call 'd together "to d vise ways and
means to av ,d the dissolution of the
company" at the < nncem's offices. New
York Joseph P. Kustace. attorney for
the officers, was si rack by an Italian
woman, and several employees in the
offices were threatened. It needed only
s hotheaded leader to precipitate u riot.
Sanitary Plumber.
Babway Ave.
Shop near C R Depot, Cart6r0t,N,J*
Careen r and Builder
Jobbing proaptly attended to. EstiBaatasgives
Painter and Paperhanger
At orders by mail promptly attended 0,

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