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VOL. XXV. NO. 111. PERTH AMBOY, N. J., FRIDAY, i ECEMBER 18, 19 NIGHT EDITION
. UNCONSCIOUS ON THE SAND. George Carier Well Known Here Stricken With Par alysis. WAS DIGGING GLAMS. Tide Had Nearly Reached His Body When He Was Found—Carried Home on a r Shutter and Doctor Summoned -Re ) malnd Unconscious—Was Formally in Charge of Steamboat Oock. George Garter, of Wood avenue, Tottenville, a former resident of this city, was found unconscious on the Staten Island shore yesterday after* * noon. He had gone out to dig clams and was stricken with paralysis. Some citizens passing along the shore, found him and carried him home where he is still unconscious. The tide was rising when Mr. Carter was found and had nearly reached him. It is believed that had lie remained there a little longer he would have frozen to death. Mr. Carter is sixty years old. About twelve years ago he was the local ngent at tlio steamboat dock in the employ of the New Brunswick, Ambov and New York Steamboat Company, whioh position lie had held for over fifteen years. The citizens who found Mr. Carter made a temporary stretcher out of an old shutter. They placed their coats on it for a bod and plaoed the old man gently upon it and thus he was carried home whero a doctor was call ed. Mr. Garter is still unconscious. George Garter is well known in Perth Amooy. He is a son of the late Albert Garter, a well known citizen, and is a brother of Albert Carter, cf Gordon street, formerly a watchman at the Raritan Copper Works. Pect & Snyder’s Skates and Spor - ing Hockey Sticks. D. V. Rnsb, State st. 13-17-3-dv OFFICERS ELECTED BY SOCIAL CIRCLE. The Young Ladies Social Cirole met at the home of Miss Sehlesingcr last night and after an eleotion of offloers, enjoyed a social time. The next meeting will be held January 8 at the homo of Miss Levy in Hall avenuo. The following officers were elected last night: President, Miss Henrietta Spitzer; vice president, Ida Levy; FOcretary, Marvina Weiss; treasurer, MiBS Etta Isenberg. They will serve for three months. Don't givo a cheap box of candy, y get the best made. Hnylers genuine * sold exclusively at Sexton’s Drug Store. 12-14-tf-adv < THE HO.PITAL BENEFIT SALE ) * KrogffS ANTISEPTIC . . boot'll . . Will continue only eight moro days r. A. Hospital receives two cents on p«oj hile. BlUiClAL IMUCE ‘-M) CENTS. t Regular Dinner - 35c It’s worth all it costs at MASTE RSON’S RESTAURANT. Adjoining Hotel Central. Tel. 162 W MULLINS’ UP-TO DATE DAIRY. Milk and dream delivered every moru idg in bottles. Our motto; “Cleanliness is akin to Godliness.” Wo have only first-olaas trade. Would vou like to be one of our patrons? If so we will guarantee tirst-olass service. Milk delivertd at auy hour in the morning to suit customers. Itecom I mended hy physiciaiiH for invalids and j infants. Tel. 107 L. MISS EDNA RICHTERS WEDS MR. C. H. FRECH. Ceremony Performed in Elizabeth Wednesday—Will|Fteside'in Roselle Tho Elizabeth Journal, last night, gave tho following account of the wedding of Miss Edna Richters, wnioh took place in that oity Wednes day: "In the presence of relatives from this oity and elsewhere, Miss Emma Edna Richters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Frederick Richters, of 24 Cherry street, was married yesterday noon to George Henry Freeh, Jr., ol Red Bank, formerly of Roselle. The ceremony was performed at th. residence of the bride by Rev. Isaac A. Blanvell, D. D., pastor of tile Roselle Presbyterian church. The home was handsomely decorat ed with trailing vines and roses, and the mantols and chandeliers were adorned with smilax. The bride wore a suit of bine panne material and carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley, from which suspended streamers of satin ribbon. At the conclusion of the ooremony the bride nnd bridegroom were ten ler ed hearty congratulations, afler which a repast wns served. The bride was the recipient of a number of handsome gifts. At 1 o’clock Mr. and Mrs. Freeh Btarted on their wedding tour. On their return Mr. and lUrs. Freeh will take up their residenoe in their new and handsomely furnished honse on Third avenue. Roselle.” Mrs. Freeh is well known in Perth Amboy and was formerly a resident here. Hnylers Christmas candy at Sexton's makes an appropriate present. 12-14-tf-adv Do you want money for Xmas? If so, gather vour raes, newspapers ann old rubbers and all kinds of metal. We will pay you a special price dar ing the whole next week. Watch for S. Marcus, only wagon passes your house twice every day. 4441-12-18-tf-adv BAPTIST TEACHERS PLAN FOR CHRISTMAS. — The officers and teachers of the Baptist Sunday School mot last night at the home of Kcv. P. K. Ferris. Plans were discussed for the Christ mas celebrations. A very lino pro gram for the festival has been pre pared. The Christmas tree will be next Wednesday night in the cnurch. Tho entire entertainment is nuder the charge of the Sunday School. Latest thing in perfume atomizers at Sexton’s. No rubber bulb to get out of order. Take a look. 12-14-tf-adv Perth Amhoy Wine and Liquor Warehouse. A DROP IN LIQUORS. We are making a special price on our wines and liquors (this month. Call and let us tell you about it. Lack of space in this paper prohibits us tolling you all the good things in favor of the WINES AND LIQUORS wo sell. A little money buys a great deal of our Timely Tonics FREE, FREE, FREE Until 1904. A bottle of California Port or Sherry given away to every purchaser of 50c. or over. Do not miss it. The most reliable Wine and Liquor Warehouse, 382 State St., cor. Commerce Sf. Tri.. So W. Free Delivery. \ V GRAND JURY CLOSES YEAR. Hands in Thirty Indictments Out of One Hundred Cases Considered. TRIALS FOR MONDAY. The Petty Case3 of Justice of the Peace are Ccnspiucous by their Absence—It is Said there are few Indictments from Perth Amboy—The Japine3e Case to be Tried Next Week. Special to the Evening News. New Brunswick, Doc. 18:—Tlie Grand Jury, at 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, ended their deliberations for the year and ont of 100 cases in vestigated during the six days that thev have been in seBRion, handed into the court thirty-one indictments as the result of their work. This is rather an nnnsnally large percentage of bills to be fonnd ont of so few cases, but many of the minor cases which have heretofore been sent lip by the county justices are missing this term. No indiotment was fonnd as yet in the Chester Clifford mnrder case in which the fellow was killed in a tramp camp near lier<>. It lias been found that Clifford served as a ma chinist on three men-of-war iu the uavy of Uuclo Sam during the Spinish war aud that thougli he waa a regular hobo he had respected relatives in Connecticut. An indictment against John Doo will probably he found in this case. Seven of the indictments are be lieved to be against James Brown, of Perth Amboy, against whom there were several charges of theft. Out side.of these cases there are few from Perth Amboy. The Grand Jury has not yet com pleted its labors. It will return again on Tuesday. Jauuary 5, when they will find an indictment in the Clifford murder case and also consider the matter of the presentment against tramps. Justice Fort will be hero on Mon day aud Tuesday to tako up a number of cases. The suit of'.Contractor Carl Dressier against William Sellers, dele gate mason's union at Perth Amboy, will ho heard Monday. The Japanese man slaughter case iu which tlie mate of the Hugottia was killed at Oartoret, while the boat was I at dock there last summer, has been set down for trial on Monday before Judge Strong. Irving Iloagliina will represent the defendi^t and the evi dence will b« given through a Japan ese interpreter from New York. ^ i J**^l**'* |don’t I | ...fail| P TO READ OVR J t Anniversary * ! Announcement i A y 4? ON PAGE 12. j f--. =% A This is positively the ^ ^ greatest grocery buying* x opportunity ever ottered y fto tlie public of Perth n Amboy and surrounding* X towns! y ^ Trading Stamps Galore- £ ^ y fS. Scheuer& Sons,| 5 118, 120 SMITH ST., V "W '•s Tl, 3, 5 New Brunswick Aye. 2 *«'%**/ i-c^e«e y P 7NYGREEN, Successor to L. Albert^ t Co. ...Photographic Studio.., Everything in Portrait, Landscape and Interior Photography. I*. O. UulMIng. IVrtla Amboy, N. .1. DANA FAIR OPENED WITH MUCH SUCCESS. Fancy Articles for Sale—Hall Prettily Trimmed for the Occas ion—Continues Tonight. The Dana Singing Society fair open ed last night in the Dana building, Smith street, and will be continueo until Saturday night. There were entertainments and other attractions last night. The hall was well filled and all the patrons were greatly pleased. Many pretty fancy articles were for sale, and the booths were beautifully decorated. Tonight the doors will be opened from 7.80 until nearly mid night and a good sized crowd is ex pected. Quite a number of articles were sold last night, it is expected that the crowd will be so lnrge tonigtit and tomorrow night that not an article will be left over. The cake and ooffee were quickly disposed of in the early part of the evening and tonight the ladies in charge of that department will have on extra supply on hand, for coffee goes quick in the cold weather. A bottle of perfnme at Sexton's Drug Store makes a nice present. 12-14-tf-adv Case Adjourned to Dec. 20 The caso of Joseph BruoK and others against Jacob Slohodien to recover 1100 over the stamp agreement, has been adjourned until December 30. Reward. will be given to every little girl who ents out the conpon in our ad. on page 14 and brings it to onr store (accom panied by an adult) tomorrow, Satur day. Salz & Steiner, 166 Smith st. 12-18-1-adv Bicycles for Christmas. All makes and prices. D. V. Rush, State st. 12-17-3-adv This Is The Place To buy your Christmas Candies. Pound box fine assorted Candy . . , -5c Extra lino mixed Candy pound . . . 15c 5 lbs. 70c. Toy Candy, pound . 15c 2 pound . . 25c Candy Canos, all sizes, 5c to 2.00 Peanut Brittle Peanut Gandy And old fashioned Taffys always on hand. The linest assorted pound box of Christmas Candy in the city 50c Call and sample our goods before purchasing else where. 106 Smith St. ,, P*evth Amboy. CONSIDERED 409 CLAIMS. Property Valued in all atS8B,00C Have Been Looked Over by Commissioners. $1,500 IN REDUCTIONS President Barnekov States that Tonight is Positively the Last Meeting—Compari son of Claims with Last Year—Copper Works Failed to Get Much Reduc tion. The Commissioners of Appeal met last night and took np about fifteen claims. The reduction on the Raritan Copper Works was very small. To night the commissioners meet for what is stated by President Barnekov to be positively the last time. Up to date they have received 409 claims for adjnstment. Of these 250 were considered tavorably. They were for some $85 OOO and the reduc tions amounted to $1,500,approximate ly. Tins is much more than the first estimation which was $200. Most of these reductions have been for poll tax errors. The board has had thirteen sittings. Last year the total number of claims received were fortv two and the re dnctitns amounted to $176 on about $10,000 property. Does he smoke? Sexton has jnst the cigar for $1.98 a box. 12-14-tf-adv Accused of Stealing Coal. Joseph Melasky. of Elizabeth street, and Charles Gordon, of Goodwin street, were arrested yesterdav charged with stealing coal from the Lehigh Valley. Melasky was fined $5 and Gordon was discharged. Special for Today. Men’s Japonet Handker chiefs, 1 in. hem, silk initial; special at Young Men’s Overcoats, of oxford Melton, cut full; <t bargain at 10.00. For to ! day, special at $750 3 BLUE EXCHANGE STAMPS WITH EVERY 10c PURC -USE. For farther bargains study our big ad on the last page. Every item a business bringer. Greenbaum’s Department Store .400 State Street. TELEPHONE S9 R. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey. 75c. Hunter, Wilson, Old Crow, Deivar' Scotch. Danville's Irish, §1 per boltl. Hiss’ Ale on draught. S. ecial quota tious on all liquors LAWRENCE DALY Pennsylvania Hotel. Perth Amboy, N. . Tel. SO L. CZOUF3 CD 1ST. CUT THIS OUT. This is the coupon for the Sewing M a chine Contest given by A. Jensen, dealer in all kinds of Sewing M a ! chines. 336 State St. i ■ i SHAREHOLDERS CET A 20 PER DENT. DIVIDEND Members of the Defunct Republic Building and Loin Association Feceive Some Returns Those in this citv who were share holders in the Republic Building and Loan Association, of Newark, which went into the hands of a receiver about a yeaijigc.have received ajlittle of their money back in the form of a twenty per cent, dividend. This has just been received in this citv. It is estimated that there are about fifty shareholders here. Most of these had given up all hopes uf ever getting anything out of the defunct concern. The dividend comes as a pleasant sur prise and is looked upon as a Olinst tnus present. It is not known when another dividend will be declared. LITERARY WORKERS WILL MEET TONICHT. The Epworth League Literary So ciety meetB tonight at the home of C. j R. Fletcher, 25 Rector street. An excellent program, an outline of I which was given in Wednesday’s I paper, will be given. The literary men considered are both Jersey men. ! They are James Fennimore Cooper J and Phillip Freneau. An especially attractive feature will be the muBic. A large attendance is assured. TIMETABLE CHANCED FOR THE SHOPPERS. The timetable of the Kantan Trac ! tion Company, between this city and j to.etuchen, will be changed, com ] mencing Snnday morning, and the ears will be rnn on the half hour schedule during the holidays. It is only last week that it was decided to have the cars inn every hour, bnt so many shoppers wish to come to Perth Amboy that it was found advisable to run the cars every half hour. A Woman hung around the neck of her husband and implored him to get her a Demorest sewing machine of Salz & Steiner. jt.OO will place it in your home in time for Santa's stocking. 12-18-1-adv. Building Trades Associttian. Building Trades AsEOciatTon will meet Tuesday night of next week in stead of Friday night of this week EMIL KOYEN. Sec’y. Christmas boxes of writing paper al Sexton’s. 12-14-tf-adi OBITUARY. Annie Sandit, the seven year ol( daughter of Andrew Sandit, 80 Wood bridge road, died this morning. Shi will be buried in Alpine cemeteri tomorrow morning at 11 o’clock. WMI — 8iv® no Trading Stamps on yoi W D Heal Estate and Insurance put “■ U ehuse. but we do give free am cl'ar. O.ie acre of land at Kinsey Cot tier on the purchase of a five room nic house east of Central Railroad for $ 1 (iOC Nielsen Bros. 122 Smith S* OSCAR SHROEDER 47 Smith Street Family Wine end Liquor Store Established 1889. i s The Best If you don’t believe it Trylt J. MASON Civil Enarineei* lOa Smidi St FUNNY SONGS AND SAYINGS. Elks Minstrels Take the Audi ence by Storm and Make a Great Hit. ATTRACTIVE MUSIC. The Members Entered into the Thing with a will and Carried off the Laurels—Or. Crowther's Politicial Speech was a Feature—Jokes and Answers Funny Be cause Simple. The Elks minstrels presented an ex cellent program last night. A well filled hall enjoyed the song and jokes. The introductory chorus was “Old Kentucky Home.” J. G. Burns sang Ain't that a shame,” the verses were original and he scored several includ ing defeated election candidates. Dr. H. K. Mason sang “Tell Me that Beautiful Story.” His expression was perfect. A comic ditty, “Pretty Little Dinah Jones” by T. J. Dover followed. It was well sung. Dr. Frank Crowther sang “Navahjo” in his usual catchy fashion. J. E. Strieker’s, “I'll he Busy All Next Week,” made a hit. Lawyer George S. Silzer, of Metuclien, rendered “Up in the Cocoanut Tree.” His sweet tenor voice was much appreciated by the audience. Bernard M. Gannon fnrn. a ished “Down on the Ohio,” in a m storm of applause. Messrs. J. M. fl Norcross, W. J. Meakin and Pete La- fl Mar gave laughable exhibitions of the f classical style in slangy expression. Mr. LaMar gave a Yodling song. “Sleep Baby Sleep.” Mr. Norcross saDg “Down in the Depths” and Mr. } Meakin "I am Going to Leave.” The jj three gentlemen were warmly ap- jt plauded. The finale was a medley by ■ the three fill! company. la parr two J. E. Strieker's taR&jSfea were excellent. He can ^HSShB ral style- and perfectly Wait. .1. Meakin. the Irish SenHHjHj was criticism. Dr. Crowd., r. pnht, :in spell hiriHHBS was tic hi: of rhe evening. His .h '*dn the Workingman “ applauded to the echo. JMESfl Mr. Pi te LaMar excited king! '■ r v he- original rmitattonHHHj: The vnin’• t Song and DaDce ^H9|| very good. Dr. Crowther. S. Mason. J. S Strieker, N. W. Pie^B3 and Arthnr Nestor were the "Tie spirit of Seventy-six. " comple^HH ed the entertainment. 31 The pianist was F. J. Cox. playiDg was excellent. The musii-al^Hj program by the Dominant Society under the direction of S. F. Somogyi was greatly enjoyed. * A Man Ran Over • r to onr store and asked ns to save him . a cravenette size 36 i as advertised at 1 $10.98 worth $16) nntil Xmas. He ■ paid a small deposit—we did the rest. jSalz & Steiner, 166 Smith st. 12-18-1-adv ■ Writing paper assorted colors in fancy boxes as Christmas gifts at Sex ton's. 12-14-tf-adv WorrellsK estanrant Stewed Terrapin. Baltimore style.75c * Jersey i.)uail on Toast. 63u Host'in Lobsters, alive, or steamed.50c Hassenpeffer or Babbit Stew.40c „ Begular Course Dinner.jpc Mattituck or Blue Point Oystera. ” 46 Smith St. Tel, call 200,1 2. - | / The Busy Christmas Corner^* 3 W th Christmas but a week off, J | / you have uo time for any store r I \ tilk, that is, not right to the point. \ / It the Christmas Corner wants r » your trade, the Christmas Corner » V must tell you why, aud be brief V £ about it. £ \ litre are the reasons we are the J f largest \\ itu> and Liquor House in m X the County : We buy direct from \ i the Vineyards and Distillers aud £ / we pay cash for all our goods and V J we give you the advantage of our £ / cash purchases. j \ Look at our specials on page 11. m £ FREE Ferry jnnrhnsei of .'<*c and tin \ } i mil ht > iititle<i to a hit tie of fT’iite, » M Fort or Sherry, Don't forpet ire are > w now at the new / HOTEL CENTRAL, v J V NPIT7.ER Prop . £ . Sill ' .1- Sfn T, I . 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