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Pertf? flmboy Everpin FOUNDED 1879 AS THE PERTH AMBOY REPUBLI g—. - - -: - 1 .' —• An Independent Newspaper published every afternoon, by the Perth Amboy Evening News Company, 282 State Street, Perth Amboy, N. J. J. LOGAN CLEVENGER,. " D. P. OLMSTEAD,.Busi TERMS OK SUBSCRIPTION: The Evening News is on sale at newstands and delivered by ^ regular carrier in Perth Amboy, South Amboy, Woodbridge, & Carterel/Tottenville and surrounding towns for 6c per week. By mail, postage prepaid, per year.I3.O0 ‘1 “ six months - - • 1.5c WK BRANCH OFFICE! Newark, . F. N. Sommer, 794 Broad St. Long Distance Telephone - - - - - 98 F.nt^Kd at rost-Office as second class matter. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1903. ^k There is probably no 'city itf l*10 State that has as bright a fata 0 ns ^kPurltl Amboy. No city is greying ^Bfastcr or commanding morn attc ^11011 in proportion to its size. It is ^'-taking'^tB place among the ltadIDK I municipalities of Now Jersey. Perth ^niboy’s importance liai spread in orrery direction. As a port it ranks next to Nrwnrk, as a manu facturing o*ty it has few equals and less superiors; as a city for schools Perth Amboy takos a back seat for none; for n place of business and shopping center, its reputation con tinues to broaden until now people from all the lower cud of Staten Island and throughout this section, of New Jersey crowd tho stores hero to make their purchases. Perth Amboy leads the country in manntactnro of terra cotta; it is e of the largest coal shipping ports tho Atlautio coast. Within its limits is located tho largest copner uelter in tho world and here all the |les for the Now York snbwny and lines are being made, months tho b|^^f>ver^ rriver nl this p'oi^^Wrfff* completed, thus connecting the cities} I on tho north with tho coast resorts anil ' bringing the most important highway in the Stnto through here. At some fntnru date this highway is to bo farther augmented by tho Staten Is land sound bridge. The population of tho city is in creasing and it is only n question of time when elevated railroad tracks will ho nu accomplished fact. There aro many improvements tho city ueods to keep np with its growing importauco and these will bo forth coming from now on. With tho in creased revenue which tho city will receive next year a big srep in ad vance will bo taken. Perth Ambov is the best city in tho State to live in lie cansa there are few places which l.nve such a fnture. All will admit that everything is not ns it should bo, hut no city was made in a day. ISv steady progress tho desired end can lie nttnined. Lot everybody pat tlieir shoulder to the wheel and iioop it np for Perth Amboy. The city fathurs linvo now seen the ' Warren pavement and donbtless some action, Bottling the whole Hector street matter, will shortly bo taken. ' The Mayor and tho aldermen were dnlv impressed witK the pavement. ' It looks strong and substantial and will doubtless wear as long as any otlior pavement. The representatives of the Warren company, who were with the officials, painted tho mater ial in glowing colors. Doubtless the representative of the asphalt company ^onhl go over the same ground and shew where asphalt is just as “love ly, The city fathers have done tho right vthing in investigating. Now for ariibni Whatever occurs, don’t let the impr°v'ement fnl1 through. It would s^Pm that the thing to do would bo to describe in detail in the specifications^ tho exact kind of a pave ment wanted, leaving out nil names of companies as well as patent titles, and advertiso for bids on the specifiea tions,compelling tho successful bidder to livo up to the letter of the spocifi onrions. Tiiis ofW*ht to satisfy the Rector street people aud at tho same time give any otinipany who claim they can lay sued » pavement, a chanco to bid. Perth An ‘ to talk big and to swell on cent chest, hut the oontest 10 Catholic par ishes ikm _ opd the shadow ", jihbt, that when it "comes to l' Sting good, tiiis is still tho county scat. Even little Sonth Ambov made Perth Amboy breathe ham ana atop back.—Now Brunswick Times. The Times is taking a great ileal of credit for New Brunswick for the showing she made in tho recent con test, and tho county seat really did scorn,to wake up for once, too. ’Tis a shame to take away any of tho glory, but let’s look at the facts In New Brunswick, overy Catholic in tie city strained every nerve to got money for their curate. Every cunt, that could be raised went for tho one ob ject—win the prize. Tho contest seemed to develop into a race to see which parish could raise tho most money. In that ovent tho $.1,200 raised by tho local curate was a mere bngatollo for Perth Amboy. The people hero have been pouring out their money like water for tho past throe or four months for their new church and hundreds of dollars havo gono to tho fair which is now on anil of which the contest was onlv side issue. Count tho proceeds of this fair, which closes tomorrow night, on Perth Amboy's total and then whore would New Brunswick be? It is also noticed that some contributor gave New Brunswick $1,500 in a lump. Where would the county seat bo with out that? For the Cyellxt. A doctor declares that ho long as a bi cyclist, after a long ride, lias a good ap petite, doer, not feel a desire to go to sleep at once, and is not annoyed by heavy dreams when he goes to bed, he may consider that he lias not made too great a demand on his physical re sources. A I.ltorurj Klnjr. King Oscar's literary activities cover a wide range, from a monograph on Charles XII. of Sweden to an Raster hymn, from a translation of “Faust” and “Tasso” to a volume of speeches on musical subjects, and from a volume of verses on his youthful days spent at 1 sea to a popular drama. FOR Bilious and Nervous Disorders Sick Headache and Constipation, TAKE l P*lfSS*s &1. They cure Giddiness, Fullness and Swelling after meals, Dizziness and Drowsiness, |: \ Cold Chills, Flushings of Heat, Loss of Appetite, Shortness of Breath, Costiveness, Blotches on the Skin, Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams, and all Nervousand Tremb ling Sensations, etc. The First Dose will give relief in twenty minutes. This is no fiction. For a Weak Stomach, Disordered Liver and Impaired Digestion they act like “Magic”. Every sufferer is earnestly invited to try a Box ot these Pills, and they will be acknowledged to be WITHOUT A RIVAL. BEECH AM *5 taken as directed, will quickly restore females to complete mr- health. They uronJ^rcmove any obstoiction or irregularity of the system. ■L S. ),Sc. S.” a yin* resscd, eighin*, le rent es, gits.’’ i' i I .t i 1th you’re seeking nfter? tightly close your palms, love and happy laughter our brother needing alms— hem that gives, gits.” fame for which you’re longing? nllow still the Godlike plan. Ip the m»ods forever thronging fc>tf«d yocr struggling fellow man— "Th^m that gives, gits.” Is it knowledge you would fetter? ’TIs within your earnest reach. Hut you'll get It quicker, better. If another you will teach— “Them that gives, gits.” Is It love, earth’s dearest treasure, You would gather for your store? dive of lo\c, nor stint the measure, ’Twill return to you the more— "Them that gives, gits." —Eleanore S. Insh e, in N. Y. Sun. | The Earthquake at Shuter’s Corners. HIT'S cornin'; the signs is all right, 1 and it's surely coinin'. We’ll all bo in eternity by this time to-morrow, and the world, at least our part of it, will be all joggled to pieces. This is our last day on earth, and wo'd ought to reflect onto the future state." Mrs. Potter creaked dismally back and forth in her wooden rocker, as she gazed with lack-luster eyes at some • hall'-grown chickens that were con li an in; oci uivii 1115 uv.iuib iuo uycu door. “Wal, I dunno," replied her husband cheerfully, ns he combed his scanty locks before the small looking glass, "p’r’aps we'll be here quite a spell yet. Them prophet chaps don’t know it all." Mr. Potter was a cheerful soul, though h's wife regarded his pres ent optimism as nothing short of rank sin. Hut he did not believe that any serious cataclysm was impending, so he sat down to supper with his wonted good spirits. For a prophet had arisen at Shuter's Corners—one Qf those lank, sad eyed. Ignorant beings who are given to dreams and visions, and who exert an unaciountable iJnduence over the minds ol country fola. This particular seer hnd been afflicted with a dolefully real istic dream, itfr which he had seen the • Corners" arid the surrounding coun try swe'lowed up by a great earth quake. Jfrhi'n an angel had appeared to hitf! In his sleep, and had told him that fit was an all-wool vision, and that ihoMhings which he had seen would surely come to pass, on the 27th day ol the coming month, at exactly eight o’clock in the morning. The destruc tion was to be complete, and after that date the world would know Shuter's Corners no more. The prophet, it was said, had eaten heartily of fresh pork and fried onions on the eve of the dream, which circumstance may have had some connection with I he “vision,” though this is mere conjecture. From the time of the vision, the prophet had done nothing but wander about the little hamlet, “warnin’” the inhabitants, many of whom, greatly lo their discredit, believed the lanky one, and were accordingly much de pressed. These believers were for leaving the place at once, but as none seemed to know just how far the earth quake's destruction might extend, they changed their minds and concluded to die at home. Besides, it was right In harvesting time, and with a faint hope that there might lie some mistake in regard to the coming of the advertised calamity, these superstitious folk con tinued to gather in their crops, though the work was done In a perfunctory manner. Mr. Potter and his son, John, were quite unaffected by the prevailing gloom; and the cheerfulness and en ergy with which these two worked at gathering in the harvest surprised and . .1 » K ~ r.e ll,^ and caused the dyspeptic soothsayer to declaim loudly against the worthy Ulmer's "ongodllnnss.” Rut Mrs. Rot ter was the only utterly hopeless one In the place. She looked forward with absolute certainty to the coming of the earthquake on scheduled time, the 27th day of August, at eight o'clock. It was now the evening of the 2Gth. Mr. Potter sat down at the table and began peeling a boiled potato. Anx iety for the morrow had not Impaired his appetite. •‘Come, S.ilry,” lie said, cheerfully, "set up and’ hev some supper. Come and hev a cup of tea and some of these poached alga. They're real good, the way you cook ’em.” Mr. Potter had always been Indulgent with his wife, and now, though he was thoroughly disgusted at her taking so strongly to the popular delusion, he tried to cheer her and to divert her mind from the expected catastrophe. "Wal,” said Mrs. Potter, coming wearily to the table, “I s'pose I may as well set down with you. though I ain’t no stomach for eatin'. Mr. Gar tier says everybody ought to be pray in', anil prepar n’ for the end." “Dang .iabe Garner!” exclaimed her husband, in a burst of just indigna tion. “He’s a dum nuisance, and ought to be drove out of the Corners. If he'd pay a lb tie more attention t» his business, and try to raise something on that weedy farm of hb n, or do bel ter work at plasterin', when he tackles that business, he wouldn't hev quite so many pesky dreams. He’s a plum fraud.” Mr. Potter savagely speared another potato from the dish, and be gan fiercely cutting it up with its skin on. "O Silas," said Mrs. Potter, with a reproachful look at her husband, "how can you speak so onrespectful of Mr. Garner? He says he's a real prophet, J ipp luted by God, and tdav the angei old him to warn his neighbors, bo hat they could repent of their sins, besides, he proves all he says by reve ation. He's a pious man, Mr. Gar ter is, and don't want his friends to bo Hurled into eternity onprepared. But ive won’t quarrel about anything when .ve’re so closte to the end of our days." "Course we won’t,” cheerfully assent id her husband. “We'll jest eat a Rood hearty supper, and not worry about the future. Where’s John? Didn’t he come in a spell ago?" Mrs. Potter glanced out of the open floor, her brows contracting with an noyance. “I declare,” she exclaimed with as perity, the earthquake for the moment forgotten, “If there ain’t the boy (John was 29) over to Rogers’ again, spoonin' with that shif’less Mary. The Idea of his being so sot on a girl that reads Shakespeare, and can’t make good salt risin’ bread, let alone hop 'east! But John shan’t never marry the minx so long’s Pm on earth.” “Which won’t be long, 'cordin’ to your tell, mother,” said Mr. Potter, helping himself to another generous dish of apple sauce. "Still, we may not move out quite so sudden, after all; and you know that you promised John to give your consent to his marrying Mary, if the world wa’nt swallowed up on the 27th.” / Mrs. Potter said nothing, but gazed scornfully in the direction of the Rog ers cottage. John's love for Mary Rogers had been a sore trial to his mother. Not that the good woman did not want her son to marry; it was simply because she did not like the girl. Any of the other marriageable maidens of the place would have been satisfactory to her as a daughter-ln law, but Mary Rogers—never, bhe didn't like Mary simply because she was unlike the other girls, the dif ference being merely that Mary had the energy to get a little education. Mary was a pleasant, modest girl, and did not parade her knowledge of "grammar and sech stuff," ns Mrs. Potter contemptuously put it. It is said that some good generally comes from the greatest disaster, and since the promulgation of the dire “prophecy,” the good woman had been able to glean one atom of comfort— the earthquake would prevent John's marriage to an “educated" girl. Learn ing Is seldom popular in the rural dis tricts. "And Mary’s certainly a good girl,” resumed Mr. Potter. “If I’m any judge, she’s the most energetic girl in the place. If she don’t'care for dances and such, where’s the harm? P'r'aps she can't cook jest like you experienced housekeepers, but she'll learn. She and John could get along first rate, I know. I do hope Jabe Garner’s made some mistake In his cal’lations.” Mr. Potter’s whimsical smile was lost on bis wife, who was intently watching her son a3 he slowly came up the street from the Rogers cottage. "There won’t be no mistake,” re turned Mrs. Potter. “It does seem strange that some people will refuse to heed the warnin's of inspired prophets.” She gave a sniff, and just then John entered the kitchen and took his place at the table. "Pass up your cup, John,” said ills mother, “and have some tea. It’s about cold, and so is the meat and the potatoes. But I don’t s’pose it mat ters,” she Faid, relapsing into her for mer apathetic condition, “for the things of earth is almost passed away, and wo won’t need no more food.” "Not till to-morrow morning, mn," replied John, cheerfully, "not till to morrow morning. Then we’ll have u good breakfast, such as you always get." His mother gave him a look of min gled sorrow and reproach. “I hope you men don’t expect me to get any breakfast to-morrow morning, and the town and perhaps the whole earth to be destroyed at. eight o’clock. There won’t be no more time than we’ll need to prepare ourselves for the other wor d." Her son changed the subject. "Got all the wheat In the west field in," ho said, “and after supper I’m going to fix up your nasturtiums. They’re snrawlintr all over the around." His mother vouchsafed no reply, hut arose from the table, and vent de jectedly out upon the stoop. Tho morrow dawned clear and beau tiful. In the soft morning breeze and tho blue sky there were no indications of approaching doom. Mr. Potter and John were up betimes, as usual, and were mending a hayrack, seeming not at all depressed by any fear of coming disaster. At breakfast time they en tered the kitchen, but no meal was in sight. Mrs. Potter was feverishly pe rusing her Bible. She implored her husband and her son to "think onto eternity, and to remain near her." They promised to do both, and said that they were not going farther away than the barn. “Never mind the breakfast, John,” said Mr. Potter; "we can take a bitu by and by, and the wheat won’t take any harm if we let It go this forenoon. We must look after your mother. She Is all played out with the hard work of the summer, and that’s the reason she's took up so strong with that fool prophet's Idea. But ’tain't nothin’; her nerves Is jest unstrung. I’ll take her on a trip to Niagry, this fall, or my name ain't Silas Potter. She don’t see nothing but the humdrum things of tho country, and that must be wearin’ on a woman. When she gits over this no tion, we mustn't never say anything to her about it.” But Mrs. Potter could not rest easy and neglect the breakfast, even If the world were to be convulsed at eight o'elcek sharp. The habits of years of punctuality were strong within her, and the thoughts that the “men folks” were going without their breakfasts were too much for her. Though it was now half-past seven, a full hour later than the usual breakfast time, she set about getting the morning rneaj, fully * TO NURSING MOTHERS. Are you worn out ? Tired aud completely run down ? You have no vitality, no energy. You are nervous, weak, fretful and cry easily. For just such cases as yours Tin Tbtie has been prepared. It overcomes that tired, weak feeling and puts new energy into body -ud mind. Do not be skeptical and refuse to believe what eminent physicians pro nounce to be a fact. Doctors who have made a deep study of this subject, have, after much patience, experimenting and expense, succeeded, in compounding* Tin-Tone. And having been convinced of its won derful strengthening powcf, they now send it out into the world to do its work among poor weary human beings. We are glad to be able to print the good news that a remedy has at last been discovered which takes right hold of any worn-out system and builds a foundation to health aud happiness, j To the nursing mother this will come like a God-send. One bottle will convince you. Sold on a positive guarantee by IlMey & Barnekov 335 STATE ST. lersuailed, however, that it v.ou.'d lever be eaten. .She went about her vork in a dazed, weary manner, ever md anon glancing furtively at the lit le clock, which ticked merrily on, all :areless of the lapse of time. / Mr. Potter carried an armful of green torn Into tlie kitchen, and laid It upon t bench by the door, then started on its way to the injured hayrack. Crash! crash! br-r-r-rap! Mr. Pot ter, half way to the barn, turned quick y at the thunderous noise, and looked toward the house. A thick dust was issuing from the kitchen door, and from out the cloud came a woman’s tries and lamentations. Heavens! Was Jabe Garner right after all, and had the disintegration of the world be gan? Vet there had been no shock, Mpd the cattle in a field close by wore browsing contentedly, evincing no eigns of fear. With a few rapid 'strides, Mr. Potter reached the kitchen tloor, John hurrying after. Upon the floor sat Mrs. Potter, a pic ture of helpless, hopeless woo. Her appearance was enough to bring laugh ter from a graven image. In her lap was a goodly supply of fried potatoes, her clothes were dripping with milk, while numerous strips and triangles of wall paper lent additional decoration to her garments. Her eyes were full of dust, which she was vainly endeav oring to remove with a corner of her milk-soaked apron. From the table ran thin streams of syrup, gravy and pepper sauce. The dishes were in a state of eiiaos, most of them being broken. Utter ruin seemed to pervade llie kitchen. “It's a-comin’! It’s a-comin’!’’ wailed Mrs. Potter. “The earth is bein’ swal lered up, and the heavens rolled to gether like a scroll. The Lord have mercy on us all! Ouch!” The terrified woman had placed her hand upon a hot frying pan that lay at her side. “Come, Salry,” said her husband, trying to suppress his laughter, “get up. This ain't no earthquake; it's jest sonic of that shlf'loss Jabe Gar ner's poor work. Look at the ceilin’. 'Bout seven ton of piaster’s fell off. It's a mercy you wa'n’t squashed flat." He helped his wife to her feet, ami as she at last got the dust from her eyes, and beheld the condition of her kili lien. a chance came over her. The tear of being suddenly launched Into another world passed awuy and she again beheld things In (heir true light. She glanced, a little nei-'-usly, per haps, at the clock, and said, “Good land! Silas, don't stand there as If 15 ou was made of wood. Get to work land help me clean up (his muss. John, | von get the shovel and a bushel basket. My, don't I wlsh’t (hat Garner was hero now!" She gazed at the wreckage about her in a manner that boded no good to the visionary Jabe. It was ten o’clock before breakfast was served in the Potter kitchen that August day, but the meal was an ox 1 celient one, notliwithstanding Its late ! ness. Mrs. Potter was almost as ac j five and cheerful ns before the blight ) lng “prophecy” came to town. No reference was made to the earthquake, 'save once, when John slyly remarked, "Ma, don’t you notice that It’s con siderably past eight o’clock?” His mother made no reply, but mere lj passed him the cookies. John and Mary were married In Oc tober and moved Into a pretty cottage just across the street from the elder Potters' home. Mrs. Potter, her nerves once more In a perfectly normal state, found much to admire in her daugh ter-in-law; and often declared that as an all-around sensible woman John’s wife was a shining example. She said the young lady's equal didn’t live In Shuter's Comers.aml that when John took a fancy to Mary Rogers, he showed excellent Judgment.—Orange Judd Farmer. Rerlln'M Mull. An enlargement of the main post of fice In Berlin has been made necessary by the enormous. Increase In the num ber of parcels. In 1880 the number of packages received was 1,034,98G; In 1902 It was 3,057,G$6. / CALENDAR OF LOCAL EVENTS Nov. 33 to Doo. 8—Fair, St. Mary’s church, Wilder Hall. Dec. 1—Calico Hop, First Ladies’ Hebrew Benevolent Society, Grand Central Palace. Deo. 1—Ball, .Tollv Social Club, Dewey Park. Dee. 3—Braga’s Concert,Braga Hall. Doc. 4—Smoker,Prossers and Finish ers, Braga Hall. Dec. 8.—Ball, T onng Mens’ Hebrew Association Wilder Hall. 1 Dec. 10—Private Reception, Braga Hall. Dec 10.—Masquerade Ball, Harmonie I Singing Society, Wilder Hall. Hoc. 10, II—Annt Polly Basset’s Sing in’ Skewl, Simpson M. E. chnroh. Deo. 11—Minstrels, Elks, Wilder Hall. Doo. 15—Ball, Central Pleusme Club, Dewey Park. Doc. 31—Ball, Woodohoppers, Cabin Amboy, 40, Wilder Hall. Doo. 31—Steamfltters Union, Braga Hall. Jan. 12—Masquerade ball.Imp'd Order Rod Men, Braga Hall. Jan. 14—Masquerade Ball, Hebrew Progressive Association, Grand Central Palace. Jan. 19.—Masquerado Ball, Court Perth Ambov, 3034, I. O. of F., Braga Hall. Jan. 21—Ball, Original Hobrow Ladies Benevolent Society, Grand Central Palace. Feb. 2—Ball, Congregation Beth Mordecai, Wilder Hall. I Forrest I,, suiltta CITY SURVEY Oil, I Fred. Luptom. Hkrrbrt A. Bran mull. LUPTOff & BUSHNELL 8UOCKSHOR8 TO LUPTOM & LUPTOM ..Granite and Marble.. Monuments Headstones and Fencing. Your I'litronttK© Sollcltc*!. New Bruns'k Av. & Central R. R. Sure to <«el It. Illgbee—All that Larks needs is ex perience. Dyer—Well, lie’s just be?n married and lias bought an auto, so I guess he'll get It.—Town Topics. Still Ui'levliiu;. "So she lost her husband? Has she recovered from her grief yet?" Not yet. You know liow slow these Insurance companies are In settling."— Judge. JUMt SO. Little Elmer—Papa, what are foil lies? Prof. Broadhcad—Amusements thal we have grown tired of, my son.—i Puck. BANNER SALVE la the most healing salve In the world. It cures Sores, Cuts, Burns aud all Skin Diseases. It positively Gzar&s PSB©& S. Kingsfcsker, 80 East Ohio Street, Chicago, writes: “I had a bad caae or Piles for eeveral years. BANNER SALVE cured me quickly and permanently after several doctors and remedies had failed to relieve me.” GUARANTEED. Prloo25OontB I CITY DIRECTORY. _ ■ cnURCIIBS. Beth Mordecai, Hobart Street. Pastor, Dr. M. Kopfstein. Friday, 8.15 p. m. Saturday, 10.00 a. m. Hebrew School, Saturday 1 p. m. Sunday School 9.30 a. m. Congregational (Swedish)—Gordon st. — Pastor, Theodore Englund—Sunday Ser vices 10.30 a. in. 7.30 p. in. Sunday School 9.30 a. m. First Perth Amboy, Hebrew Mutual Aid Society, Klin Street, P. Joselson, Trustee. Services, Friday 6 to 7 p. m. Saturday 5.30 a. m., 4.30 p. in. First Baptist—Fayette st.—Pastor, Rev. Percy R. Ferris—Sunday Services, 10 and and 10.30 x. rn. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday school 2. 30 p. m. B. Y. P. U. Friday 3.45 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7.45 p. m. First Presbyterian, Market st and City Hall Park, Pastor, Rev. Harlan G. Men denhall D. D. Sunday services, 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 9.30 a. m., 2.30 p. m., Junior C. E. 3.30 p. m. Y. P. S. C. E. 6.40 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7.45 p. in. Grace English Lutheran. Smith Street Pastor, Rev. E.J. Keuling. Sunday Ser vices 10.30 a. m., 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. m. Methodist (Danish) Madison Ave and Jefferson st., Pastor, Rev. A. Hanse l. Sunday Services, 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Epworth League, 3.45 p. in., Sunday School, 2.30 p, in. Class meeting, Wed nesday and Friday at 7.45 p. in. Holy Cross Episcopal—Washington and Johnstone ats.—Rev. F. P. Willes, priest in charge—Sunday Services 11.00 a. m. and 7.30 p m Sunday School 10.00 a. m. Our Savior’s Lutheran (Danish) State St. Rev. V. B. Skov, pastor. Sunday services 10.30 a. ni. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. m. Simpson Methodist—High and Jefferson Sts. Pastor, Rev. S. Trevena Jackson, A.M. Sunday services 9.30 and 10.30 a. rn. and 7.30 p. m.; Sunday school, 2.30 p, m.; Epworth League, 6.30 p. in.; Prayei meeting, Wednesday, 7.45 p. m.; Bible training class, Friday, 7.30 p. m.; Young Gleaners, Friday, 4.30 p. in,; Junior Ep worth League, Friday, 7.00 p. in. St. Marv’s Roman Catholic. Center St. Rev, B. T. O'Connell, pastor; Rev. S. A. Mitchell and Rev. T. F. Blake, assistant*. Sunday services 7.00 8.30, 9.30 and 10 45 a. m. 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. m. St. Paul’s German Church—South First street—Pastor Rev. Jacob Ganns. Services every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. Sunday School every Sunday at 2 o’clock. St. Stephens Roman Catholic (Polish)— State St. Rev. J. Ziellnsk, pastor. Sun day services, 8.00, 10.30 a. m. Vespers, 4.00 p. m. Sunday School 3.30P. m. St. Stephens Lutheran (Danish) Broad St. Pastor Hev. J. Christianson. Sunday services 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sun day School 3 p. m. St. Peters Episcopal—Rector St. Rect ./r, Rev. J. L. Lancaster. Sunday services 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. m. W. C. T. U.—Meets at 27 Smith st. ev ery Sunday St 4 p. m. LODGES. A. O. U. W. Meets Odd Fellows Hall, Smith Street 1st. and 3d. Mondays. I. B. Mandeville, M. W.; J. S. Phillips, Sec'y., 7 Kearney Ave. B. P. O. E. No. 784. Meets K of C. Hall, corner Smith and Rector Street 1st. and 3rd. Tuesdays. Dr. Frank Crowther, E. R.; W. A. Crowell, Sec’y., Gordon Stree t. ) C. L. B. Faiher Quinn Council No. 88. meets 2d andJlth Tuesdays every Montn in K. of C. Call. William Hallahan, sec retary. / D. of L.Mitel in City Hall, every Mon day evening. Counsellor Mrs. Jennie Platt, Secretary Charles Cluney, 444 State st. Degree of Pocohontas—I. O. R. M. Meets every 2d and 4th Friday at City Ilall Mrs. G. Stelnmetz, Pocohontas. Mrs. William Greenleaf, C. of R. Mis. P. Erick son, C. of W. F. and A. M. Raritan Lodge No. 61 Regular Communications 2nd. and 4th. Thursdays, Odd Fellows Ilall, Smith Street C. F. Ilall, W. M.; C. K. Seaman. Sec’y., High Street. F. of A. Court Amboy No. 58. meet9 at K. of P. Hall, first and third Wednesday. Frank Rhodecter, Chief Ranger, E. J. Dalton Fin Sec., 95 New Brunswick ave. V. of A. Court Standard No. hi meets in Odd Fellows Ilall 2 and 4 Wednesday, .lames II. Devery Chief Ranger, William T. Mayor, Fin. fc’ec’y 73 Washington St. G. A. R. Major James II. Dandy Post No. *3. S. G. Garrctson, Commander; Adjt. Rev. E. B. French, Westminster. Imp'd 0. R. M. Po Ambo Tribe No. 65 Council Sleep every Thursday. Peter Axten. Sachem, IlansS. Smith, C. of R. Andrew Jensen C. of W. Ira B. Tice Lodge No. 309 Rail-Road Trainmen, meet every 1st and 3rd Sunday Knights of Pythias Ilall Cor. Smith and High streets. T. J Grift in Master Robt. Mulvaney Secretary, Charles Miller Tres urer. I. O. of F., Court Keasbcy, No. 3367. Meets 2nd and .jth Monday of every month, K. of C . Hall, corner Smith and Rector streets. G. W. Fithian, Chief Ranger H. E. Pickersgill, Secretary, 77 Lewis st. I. O. O. F. Lawrence Lodge, No. 62 Meets Odd Fellows Ilall, Smith Street svery Friday night. W. A. McCoy N. G.; F. L. Herrington, Sec’y., Brighton (vve. Jr. O. U. A. M. Middlesex Council No. 53. Meets every 2d and 4th Wednesday in City Hall. Charles Cluney, Counsellor, G. M. Adair, Recording Secretary 203 Madiron Av. K. of P. Algonquin Lodge, No. 44. Meets every Monday K. of P. Hall Smith and High Streets. Fred Waters, C. C.; Chris Meshrow, K. of R. and S. K. of C. San Salvadore Council. Meets every 2d and 4th Wednesday in K. of C. Hall, Smith [and Rector Street. W A. Growney, G. K.; Recording Sec*y., Richard A. Bolger, 124 Market Street. I. O. of F. Court Perth Amboy, No. 5043. Meats K. of P. Hall, High and Smith Streets, every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. John K. Sheeiiy, C. R. Peter Poulsen, R S., 165 Elm Street K. of G. E. Meets in Odd Fellows* flail, Smith street, every Tuesday night. George Bath, Noble Grand; Frank B. Reed, Keeper of Records, 129 Mechanic street. P. O. S. of A., Washington Camp, No. 79. Meets every second and fourth Thurs day K. of P. Hall, cor. High and Smith street Fred Waters, PresidentjJ. M. Mills, Secretary, 210 Oak street. R. A. Middlesex Council No. 1100. Meets Odd Fellows llall, Smith Street every second and fourth Tuesday. Henry McCullough Regent, N. If. Moore, Secre tary, 60 Jefferson Street. St. Patrick’s Alliance meets 3rd Thurs day in every month, in K, of C. Hall, J. N. Clark, Pres. Dennis Conklin, Secretary. W. O, W. Perth Amboy Camp No. 19, meets at City Hall 1st and 3rd Wednesday. Chris. Mathiasen C. C., Dr. II. K. Mason Clerk, 63$ Smith street. Wood Choppers of America meet first Sunday in every month in City Hall. Chas. Johnson Pres., Dennis Conklin 79 Elzabeth Street Keeper of Leaves. Washington Literary Club meets in Ur ion Hall Adalaide Building, on the Secopi Sunday of Each Month at 3 o’clock p. m. John Clark, President, Dennis Conklin Secretary.