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ring> Linens. | L st at. this season of the : sgiving drawing near, ^ ; busy replentisliing din i n and pantry. Wo were : "'-ition to meet your do- B p, sent. These special oller to! advantage of, help you j a small cost. ■ a le Sets f 'o rover, i do/, napkins, pure linen, ; ■cial offer.3.90 g t.'Tl II) SETS—double damask. 10-4 cov-g special offer.3.25 g ? »le Linens h I ASK—64 in. wide, good quality, jj iec 1 offer.50c g \ VSK—72 in. wide, good patterns, ;cial offer.75c ■ ►kin Values jj X24 in., good patterns, worth 2 00, g ; 175 g full bleached, double damask, iOx g [ 1.90 jj c tfei Offer. i i/.e loxtfi in. worth 12 Oc, special 5 .ioc = n lien, plain or color borders, 1SX3O in. S . 15c : jl Toweling I wide, red or blue plaid, worth 12’•<, ■ .toe S , wide, bleached or unbleached, real ■ f .8c a ■M 3 m m !’ t" ' ** El n ,, M CM CM ■ M a m a a a IO Smith Strest = PERTH AMBOY. jj , ....? r - int it** ho :.V ;'P [‘ > V Po r,f up the ,i p t: n. iiV.S ilia :• tis I p i p 'SO. ! . "f v i ; l slit ids, UU l>y :dir i I it i in i and UN SNimoifstM'N TJiaf YV’ny# She was surprised when she heard of the engagement, and she showed it. “Why, i was perfectly satisfied in my own mind that yet: liked Tern betterthun George,” site said. “Well, to tell th? truth, I did,” re plied the encaged girl. “But you say you arc engaged to George.” "Yea, that's true.” "W. 11, I don't u i'i retard It at all.” **W': y. it’s very simple. You era, Geer; . was the one who proposed.”— N- Y. Times. V:i f tin till* K :t inv!eit*e. “For clearnc; s r. sd Macaulay, and for logic read Bacon,” said Mrs. Bond clip per, who U literary. “And for valuable Information read Bradstrect's,” added Mr. Botch-Upper, who is not literary.—Detroit Free Press. The t ulneky tini»>her. Prison Visitor—Nonsense! How can you lay your present misfortune to the unlucky number 13? Bigamist—Sur:! I married 13 wives, and be last one had me pinched!—Chi cago American. TroulilPN of Her Own. “I ashed her if she would scream for her mothe r if I kissed her.” “What did she say?" “She said her mother was fully capable of doing her own screaming.” 1 -1 Twenty Seven years of EXPERIENCE '« IE V IN ACTION i IN CASE DESIGN NT HONEST PllICE. \ rs means thousands of satisfied eusto e added to the list ? Our methods of te means to purchase a good piano on Three Year Contract giving you three instrument, will prove interesting to o :• our pianos, we will pay all expenses urchase is made here. If you are think , us send you our new catalogue,which jrmation as to prices, styles, terms,etc. WAY PIANO CO. of High Grade Pianos. ? EW YORK CITY, "Mrl4,h st Perth Amboy's most Reasonable Store for Satisfactory Goods Forcible proof of that will be found in these astounding low prices for womens’ and girls’ Stylish Garments Newest Fall Suits,heavy black Cheviot,long skirted blouse Coat value ib.50 at .1195 Women’s Coats, all wool Ker sey, newest effects, colors black, castor and oxford, values up to y.ooat..5.98 Girls full length winter Coats, all wool zibelines, garnet, castors blue and green, 6 to 14, value 6.98 at.4 95 50 fine Walking Skirts, made of best quality, novelty suitings, in ten different designs, value 4.75 at.3-90 Qreenbaums’ Department Store .400 State Street.... TELEPHONE S9 R. ...hi;; M n M R m H ta m m m u ■ ■ ■ ■ m ■ H m m ^ at 5 grass: inratfflllEaCT.i’ir:.:. ZL.J3S&, “ | Special for this Week ( 2 I am about to close out a ■ 5 line of Ba bits colored Caps, » 2 at 1 j their actual value, all 2 2 sizes. 2 n M ■ Caps value 1 <53 to t.OS at. 59c ■ » Cat s value OS.; to 1.35 at..49c “ | Cat s value (10 to IIS.; at.39c £ £ Caps value 4'.lo In (>'■•<; at.<9c 2 2 AIM***?...*.!0c S 2 Great reduction in trimmed X * Millinery. H 2 jran. aaBsaaiiKi v.» i«r 2 I MADAME FGESIE I I 399 State St. m <• RieeiBnildins S 5 M ! iiiiciniKEminiiuSiiiiiaiiiEiimn . Christian It. Svinflins 83 SMI l it STREET. Watches and Jewelry. Fine Welch Repairing a Specialty. tv heeler & Wilson Sewing Machine. Rotary Motion and Ball Beatings. If You are Thinking About cett'ii^ a first-class Maobii bavu one sent to your house on tree trial. Teacher will call and ir struct on the best steel attaehmeni made ; or call and examine at offici Bo d for very reasonable prices. ODD FELLOWS CONVENTION Grand Encampment Being Heli Masonic Temple, Trenton Today. SUMMARY OF REPORTS Lodge Is in a Flurlshing ConJition Through out the State — Treasurer Shot Financial Standing- Amount, of Mone; Paid in Relief—Number of Member i Throughout New Jersey. This will be Odd Fellows’ week ii Trenton. Today the grand encamp inont. holds its annual session in Mn sonic hall, and tomorrow the grand lodge of the main branch of the ordei will meet. Many encampment re presentatives aro also lodge delegates, n fact that will make it possible for them to attend both sessions. The order’s fiscal year ends on Dec ember 31. The statistical reports to be submitted at the coming session will be lor the year 1902. For the en eampment branch Grand Scribe Lewu Parker will report as follows : Num ber of members at last report, 3,274 : initiated, 180; admitted by card, 10; reinstated,1 6. Tho losses were : Er rot's in last roporr, 2. withdrawn by card, 19; expelled 1; deceased, 47; dropped for non payment of dues, 160; Members December 31, 1902, 3,251, n decrease of 23 for the year. Iu the matter ot relief the encamp ment made this reoord: Number ot patriarchs relieved, 302; number ot weeks for which benefits were paid, 2,620; paid for relief of patriarchs, $6, 916.08; paid for education of orphans $152.50; paid for the burial of the dead, $2,245; paid for special relief $175.84; total relief, $9,510.02. An nual receipts, $22,938.71. The report or newts nimcr, wio grand secretary, will contain these figures: Number of members January I, 1902, 25, 1(15; initiated, 1,898; ad mitted by card, 107; reinstated, 9L The losses were: Errors in last repair, 39; 3 withdrawn by card, 102; expelled 13; deceased, 851; suspended for cause, 17; dropp'd for non-payment of dues, 901; number of members De cember 81, 1902, 25,838, a net increase of 073 for the year 1902. The relief report show these en tries: Number of members relieved, 2,814; number of widowed families relieved, 78; number of weeks for which benefits were paid, 28,(538 jpuitl for relief of members, $95,904.38; paid for relief of widowed families, $797.28; paid for the education of or phans, $820.80; paid for tho burial oi llie dead, $35,229.71; paid for special relief, g5,089,94; total relief, $137,842. II. During 1902 the total receipts of the lodges amounted to $292,883.27. W. D. Voorhees will represent Lawrence Lodge, of this city. Jo'n A. Danner is his substitute. Other1 who will go are Dr. F. C. Orowt-her, John G. Ganvtsou and Joseph B Quick. Classified ads. on page 2. Duties of the Court. The Pahson—I knows he wus guilty but <ie judge wus too liahd on him. The Deaeon—Do judge had to do hi duty, pahson. He had to give him jus tice. “Dat’s all right ’bout justice, bu justice ain't all. Dey's sich a thing a mercy. Judges ought, to he justicious but dey ought to be mercenary, too.” Kansas City Journal. Ho StiNpected It. Miss Kidder—They’ve only been mat rted six months, but whenever her hits band goes away on a business trip she’ delighted and prepares to have a goo time. Miss Moanlry—Aha! Do you know suspected something like that. I alway said-. Miss Kidder—Yes. You see, he take iter with him.—Philadelphia Ledger. Sulciilc* ( aso, A voting man in Vienna wanted t commit suicide the other day, but < the last moment his courage failn Taking out a cigar he asked a police man on the bridge for a light. A le pulls revived his courage and ! jumped over the balustrade and clisa; pcared In the waters of the Danube. _— NOTICE. \TOYIt p; ts hereby given that the mcier«igr,i IN Inlet,ik, making application to tho i’-oiurt j'.xt-ie* t'omnilBBinners "f tho Oily of Perth At hoy. at their next.meeting, for a license to keep Batoi-r. with the oritilego of selling malt v c , .'.-it o;,'-i >•!,- in the clu of i’ertu Aii'lm „ and in tlie house ow.iecl hy himself. on 2 a Payette .Street. I> H. HUCHefE 4C45-U-. 7-2t-o. e. ■ NOTiCE. N'OTIOK is hereby giver. tliciT tl.e undersign tntenrle making application to the hoard Kxc’Ira 1 'nimnissionora <>f the ?’ifyo): r^rlliA; boy. hi their next inciting, for u license to kec|i saloon with the privilege ..eiltng uni t m ipirituoue liquors in the ity of Perth Ainh and ill a house owned liy himself, I n 81 Oathe . ine street. Clins O’linc t I 4044-11-17 2t o. e. I ' , Old Is Ann? She is just old enough to jjj know that p To-morrow Wednesday | Is Red Letter Day I or in other words [ Double Stamp Day 1 at our store, In addition | to “double stamps” with 0 I all purchases,we offer the | following exceptionally 0 good values. ■ VELVET WAISTS, in black or blue, nicely trimmed, value 2.50, at 1.98 | Large COMFORTABLES good patterns, equal to any 1,00 quality, at 87c Mercerized VESTINGS, sold all over from 50c to 75c, here at 39c Heavy fleece lined HOSE equal to many 25c kind, at 15c E Flannelette Bolero Jack- | ets, every lady knows their real worth, hero at 25c | Good 10-4 Blankets, nice | borders, equal to many 1.25 to 1.50 quality at 98c Best Cotton fleece lined UNHERWEAR for men at 45c J V:iH Man. Mr. Hayseed—There ain’t nothin’ the! Si Peters loves moro'n newspaper noto riety. Mrs. Hayseed—What’s he bin a-doin* now? Mr. Hayseed—Paintin’ his barn agin, an’ there ain’t no occasion fur it, ’cept tew git his name in the paper.—Phila delphia Press. Another Odd Tliln*y. "And there is another strange thing I have observed,” remarked the aged philosopher, stroking bis long white beard. ‘ There is?” asked (he interested lis tener. “What is it?” “That the coming man is always cnc who has got there.”—Judge. SllPiiee I.s (loldon. Mrs. Housekeeper:—John, you really must have the landlord come and see for himself the damage the rain did to our ceiling. Mr. Housekeeper—I can't without let ting him see the damage the childrn have done to the rest of the house.-— Omaha B.-e. ■ 5 1 \ S 0 t l. e i ; c M v. n jf r k * _ I ) :| OSTON STORE, j £ An unusual showing of S 5 Lace Curtains at Unusual Low Prices. } 5 We purchased from the manufacturer an exceptional fine £ i line of Nottingham and Scotch Lace Curtains at about 1 3 off the g 0 regular price. Their loss is your profit. ‘‘1 hat is if you buy 0 0 quick ” 5 | Nottingham and Scotch Curtains j \ 98c, 1.25,149, 175, 198, 2.49, 2.98,3 49, 3 98, 4 98 $ £-==■■==-—■—-—-: * Ruffled Swiss Curtains. J € Made of fine Swiss, dotted or plain, full size, at $ 1.19, I 25, 175. j } WM. MURDOCH, * 72 Smith Street, Perth Amboy. ' iim ..■IIIIHIIliM.... g : There : . ■ ; Is a bunch l _ g | Of Fall Underwear here tliatg I is worth looking at. W e’vc g I gathered all that is good in| | this line for fall and winter b f wear, Heavy, medium and flight, fleeced lined and otli-g Her lined at easy prices, f I Then our line of Socks is® I more than complete. A | I hundred different styles of| „ the good kind here. s n — ■ s | Hawes Celebrated $3.00 Hats.B g-- | ■ Agts. American Steam Laundry. | K 8 " U : Ml m iZ IB r I. B C3 B lillO' Ml IIHBO'dl ~ !j. HrH0PE&CG.i _ s 7T7 Smiili Street, g ■ F | Sol. Itubcnstein, Howard Hope. | 1 aMMNMMKMKnai . ■-lliB £ Still doing business nt tlie old stand. No cut in.price. Regular Dinner - 35c MASTERSOFj'S Annex Keslaurant. W. J. Masterson, sole owner and prop. Perth Amboy Coal Co. Cor. Division and William Sis UhiKli ami Hazelton Cmil an I Kimillmr Wood Ai reasonable prices Full ‘.vcf^ht guaranteed Orders may b° left at Jake’s 1* 111 it aloiv, cornet of Smith hticl State st , or (Irecitsp n Hros., cor nertiniib autl elm st. 'Jcl. 148a. S. PGICNSKY, Mmagcr. QHJEY TO LOflH ON HOUSEHOLD GOODS AT LOWEST KATE ON SHORTEST NOTICE ON SMALLEST PAYMENTS Perth Amboy Loan COMPANY Branch of New Brunswick Loan Co. Room 15 Sclietier Building SlSSK! Perth Amboy, N.J Hours: 8 a. m. till « p. m. j>, S.—If you cannot, call, drop us a liue and upon receipt of same our represent ative will call at your houRO and Ex plain terms, etc. tin Phoma iinlpcw Loan Is Made A Choice Line of MEATS -AT THE People’s Meat Matt 322 STATE STREET TELEPHONE 14-w BRANCH STORES: 518 State Street, - Telebhone 31-L 247 New Brunswick Avenue, Tel.l09-w Jos. Polkowitz & Bro, GREISEN Sc DAHL, Masons and Builders Room 14 Schoraer Building. estimates furnished. T“'"" NEI^ BJORNSEN Dealer In Choice Family Gx’oceries Provisions, Etc. FreBh stock constantly received Oor. Prospect and Smith Sts. SAMPLE* FOR FALL SUIT Are Now In. Our lino is as complete as any in the city, and we would be pleased to have you call and inspect then). STYLE AND FiT GJARANTEED. \ All work by experienced tailors. All repair work satisfactorily dono. CHRIS. CI1RIST0FFFRSEN, 83 Smith Street, Tel. 198.1 Perth Amboy, GARDEXX BROS., Euooossor to D. Me/arlrnd. Move Furniture Carefully and at Rtaoonable Cost 33 Kina Street. MADAM RIVELY. i:j0 Smith St., Hair Pre-ping, Shampooing, dcalp treatment corn treatment Manicuring and Massage Skillfully done for 1.allies at reasonable prices. Al-o scalp treatment Manicuring and corn treatment for gentlemen. Out oi town engage ments by appointments. If your ej es trcuble you, and row c nuot c nm in the day, come a- night. Now ! ties *a and fcaiur dav, l.SDto u p. in. Diltl * cult c ses my specialty. Glosses as lo a' as $l.ro Sa'isfaction guaran eed. F. J. MONAGHAN, Opt. L>., Smith St., over salz «!fc Steiner's store, Tuesday aud Saturday, 1.30 to 7 p. in., side entrance, ic rniorly 16 Maiden Lane, N. V. city. I At my office your eyes receive F it E E O F C II A KG E an honest, thorough aud scientific examination, by an Ocu list who has practie d eye-diseases for 25 3 ears, and proper glasses fitted for SI.00 upward, Kcp mation is what i am af»er, and %ou caa rtlf up* on getting good, honest value for your mone.y AS manv roade-s of tills paper wi 1 «*«tify. OK' DILI G DEN; Oculist, *l»0 UHOADWAY (near Pulton St.), N. Y„ Hoorn CUJ, over drug stor*. Hours 9 to 6. ^ Wc make a specialty ot buying rags, metals, boil- . ers of all kinds. Drop us a 1 lino. j H. SHftAGOVITZ, 1 106 South Second St —4 --m Hotel Central NOW OPEN “1,iedcJi,/“re J SODTT7I' Good* retailed » • Jr jL X JLa Jj £%,1 at who esuU» Cor. State and smith ttt. | Vf*ces* • • • MU NOZ EX T11ESS 191 Elm Street Residence 176 Brighton Av All kinds of Heavy trucking, Furniture and Piano moving promptly attended to. TELEPHONE connections. PATRICK WHITE & SONS Telephone No. 8 Engineers, Founders Machinists. ( General and Special Machine Pattern Boiler and Blacksmith Work. ■ n | I \ i j j js I i HI i i ' • - FOLEYS HONEY^TAR • itop*thecou|fhaDd fiaalaluntf*