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Conveniences that go with a Checking Ac count at this bank indispen lablc for your business. / Our aim is to give Deposi tors the benefit of modern banking facilities. To help and encourage every legitimate business en terprise. To extend courteous treat ment to large and small de positors alike. Our Capital ie $100,000.00. Our Surplus earned is $150, 000.00. Can we do business with youî The First National Bank Perth Amboy, N. i. Legal Depository for ftmds si U. S. GOVERNMENT, STATE OF NEW JER SEY, COUNTY OF MID DLESEX, CITY OF PERTH AMBOY. "Çv Bullfighter· Afraid »f Cow·. *λ· 1 >st 4ipnnlsh btillflghters object, to tiK ',ng town. The average toreador 1ε sincerely afraid of a cow. And be has good reason. Tbe cows of the fialf wild breed used for the arena ere much quicker In their movements than are the bulls. Their borne are more pointed and more formidable. They do not lower their hends to the grouàd. shut their eyes and charge like a locomotive upon the rail*, but are alert and ready to follow every movement of their persecutor». Their warlike ■tactics have been adapted not to blind, bovine frontal attacks, but to tbe strategy of active aud cuunlng beasts of prey of which the human bullfighter Is only a feeble mimic. More than 20,000 people in this rlcinlty read the EVENING NEWS. DEDICATION AT KEASBEY New Chapel of Presbyteri ans the Scsne of Appro priate Service Tonight., MANY MINISTERS COMING With an appropriate program the new chapel at KeasbeJ- will be dedi cated tonight^ Rev. John T. Heeve, moderator of "he Presbytery of Eliz abeth, will preside. The following program for the service Is announce by Rev. James H. Northrup, pastor of the First Presbyterian church In this city, which is in charge of the mission: Responsive Reading, Psalm XXIV —Congregation rising. Hymn. Apostles' Creed. Prayer for Blessins ou this Ser vice, followed by Lord's Prayer, by Rev. James G. Mason, D. D., pastor Presbyterian church, Metuchen. Scripture, I. Kinss VII: 22-30, and I. Cor. 111:10-23. Addresses by Edward W. Barnes, superintendent of Sunday school First Presbyterian church, Perth ^\mboy, and Dan' W. Roehm, su perintendent of Leasbey chapel. Words of Dedication. A fter each sentence the congregation respond ing with these words: "To Theo We Dedicate This House," Petitions for this Place. Prayer of Consecration, by Rev. Eben B. Cobb, paRtor Second Pres byterian church, Elizabeth. Sermon, by the Rev. John T. Kerr, pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth, and chairman of the committee on church extension and home missions. Hymn. Benediction, by the Moderator. CRANBURY PLUMBERS TO AIR DIFFERENCES New Brunswick, Dec. 21:—Albert B. Anderson, of Cranlmry, who Is be ing sued for slander by Charles L·. Danser, of the same place, came to town yesterday with a letter in- hie pocket from his counsel, R. M. J. Smith, of Higljtstown, in which Mr, Smith declared he couldn't assume the defense. Anderson hunted lip Senator Sil zer, and asked bim to appear. When the case was mover before Judge Lloyd in the circuit ffonit, Mr. Sllzei repeated this statement, and begged an adjournment. "Yes," said -Judge Cowenhoven, representing Danser. "I saw Mr Smith last week, and he said he had notified Anderson that lie would withdraw. He said Anderson liadn'l paid him a dollar." Judge Lloyd said tliat Attornej Smith had filed a plea for the de fendant, and would be treated at counsel for Oiim. · Mr. SUzer said ht would like to consult with Mr. Smitl before taking up the case. Judge Cowenhoven declared that he bad all his witnesses in court and wanted tc proceed, but finally agreed to an ad journment until Thursday, the de fense paying the costs of his wit nesses for yesterday. Danser Is a plumber, and Ander son formerly worked for him. Ac· [cording to Danser, when they sepa rated Anderson declared ho would jdrive him (Danser) out of Cranbury Danser declares that Andersor , made statements unjustly reflecting upon his former employee's btislnest 1 capacity, hence the suit. alphabeticalWayer MEETINGS TO BEGIN The first in the series of the 'Al phabetical Prayer Meetings," to b< held in the junior room of the Simp son Methodist Episcopal church, wll take pl*ce tomorrow iflght at ~7r4l o'clock. It will be a Christmas prayei and praise service. The Scripture foi the evening may be found in Mat thews 2:1-23. All of the member! of this church whose last names be gin with "A," "B" or "C," are ex Ipected to be presept. ap4. Invite oth 'ers to attend. — Be an advertiser—1c. a word. DIAMONDS *19 BLUE WHITE % %2 Carat SPECIAL, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22D THREE HUNDRED OF THES· DIAMOND RINGS will b* offered it $10 each, with the understanding that If any one of them cu be duplicated at any reliable jeweler'· «tore in thla ciiy for le·· than $80.00 the money will be refunded. Some of tfaeee diamond· hare a spread of nearlj one-half of a carat end might eaeily be taken for one costing $60.00. They are all blue white, rery brilllaut and one of the beat value· *e hare off «red thi· «eaten. Here are alee ,.a few other diainond ring· to be offered the name day. Ofeeerre the weight· and price·. Make lnquirlea eleewhere, then you will realize what thla offer means to yon. Mail and messenger order· filled. 7 Diamonds, 12 Diamond·, 16 Diamonds, 27 Diamond*, 7 Diamond», 06 Diamond·, 17 Diamond·, 25 Diamonds, 7 Diemondj, IS DUmonds, of a carat... >41 IX carats. 100 2fi 3-04 cariés . 175 3W carats 175 Ji 1-16 of a carat. 58 4M *"·«» 45· IU carat*. IÎ0 Stf carats...... 350 ii *1 a carat.... 49 I carat 60 10 Diamonds 15 Diamond*. 16 Diamonds, 7 Diamonds, 16 Diamonds. 32 DtamonsS*, 19 Diamond*. 7 Diamond·, 6 Diamond*. 27 lyicanU $95 2# carats 125 4 1-16 1-32 carat*. 479 3J4 carat* 235 Scarab 195 «X *.64carat».. 650 1-32 carats., tit 5 3-32 carats 150 I 5-16 carat* ... . 7» carat* 275 . a ΠΙ ΓΟ Λ L/C mû ***** «ΜΙΜΗ. 1 ·£ Broadway CHARLES A. KEENE, **tchis ««su*. ν.~ v.* OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL ΟΝΝΙβΤϋΑβ Φ Three New Envoys Named By President And One Who Probably Will Hold Over WHITEL&W\ jzjeto i V ŒïaëfêrT Washington, Dec. 21:—When President Tart sent to the senate his list of nominations for diplomatic service there was considerable sur prise that he named no one to suc ceed Whltelaw Reld as ambassador to Qreat Britain. In eemt-oftlelal cir cles It Is asserted that Mr. Reld will be reappointed. The president's nominations are as follows: Robert Bacon to be ambassador to France, succeeding Henry White, who re tires; R. C. Kerens of St. Louis to be ambassador to Austria-Hungary, suc ceeding Charles S. Francie of Troy N. Y., who retiree; Henry. Lane Wil son of Washington, now minister to Belgium, to be ambassador to Mex ico, succeeding David E. Thompson of Nebraska, who retiree; William J. Calhoun of Chicago to be minister to China, the past being now vacant; Charles Page Bryan of Chlcagb, now minister to Portugal, to be minister to Belgium, succeeding Mr. Wilson; John B. Jackson of Newark, N. J.; dow minister to Persia, to be minis ter to Cuba, succeeding Edwin V. Morgan of New York, wlio retires. The choice of Mr. Kerens to be am bassador at Vienna ends a long fight in which various Influences have changed position a number of times. Senator Warner, the republican mem ber from Missouri in the senate, has ibeen supporting the nomination, which recalls the fact that Kerens was a vigorous candidate for the een |atorship when Warner was elected. LOWER PRICE FOR LIGHTING ACCEPTED (Continued from page 1.) Heal tif; I S7o 0#; Memorial Ba'yj $100; Public Grounds^ and Build ings, $2,000; Lampe and Lights, *22,000; Police, $28,000; Poor, $4, 000; Salaries, $8,000; District Court* $2,000; Hospital, $.J,800; Streets and Sewers, $20,000; Pire, $7,000. Total, $102,700. The council passed a motion that the street commissioner advertise for bids for constructing a sewer in Hall avenue, between Pacific and Amboy avenues. An ordinance to build a twelve inch pipe sewer in Baker place, be tween Sayre and New Brunswick avenues, was passed on second and final readlitgs. An ordinance for a fifteen-Inch ι pipe sewer in Pulaski street, from State street to Parker street, was passed on second and final readings. A letter was received anent flag ging on New Brunswick avenue, i There 1b now only one part unflagged and It was asked by a committee of th« Citizens' Alliance that this be done. The committee on streets and sewers was given the matter to handle. Kaclmiaii May Go To Conrt. J Lawyer Kehoe sent another let , ter in behalf of D. J. M. Bachman, ! whose career as a fireman was ln , terrupted several months ago. He says the $12 has not been paid, due ! him as his annual pay. The law yer says his «lient may aftily for a writ of mandamus for reinstatement in the hook and ladder company , and may sue the city for $12. The matter wes referred to the fire com ; inittee. ! The council confirmed the ap i pointment by the mayor of Alex ander Klonowski as a speetal police man In the vicinity of Eagleswood, j to serve without pay from the city. A letter from the Board of Health regarding sewer trouble In Fayette • street, was referred to the commit ■ tee on streets and sewers. ' The streets and sewers committee recommended the granting of a pe tition for a sewer m Lewis street. ' This was adopted. A request for a tax correction, from the estate of J. Ë. Chapman, was sent to the county board of tax ation. The matter of a grading assess ment was referred back to the city attorney. It was from Emll Warter. Liberty Hook and Ladder Com pany reported the election of two new members. The action was ap proved. Alderman-elect Sandbeck of the , sixth ward accepted an Invitation from Mr. Voorhees to sit within the councllmanic railing during the ses sion. The council adjourned to β o'clock next Monday night. Wiere waa a : good-sized audience. All the mem ,j bers were present. SAY SALOON TILL WAS BURGLARIZE Ο It was reported to the police this mor^iug that between $40 and $60 - had bevn taken from the till of a sa _ loon at "High and Washington streets " during the night by someone who en t-rpd through a window. Read the NEWS evety day. REPUBLICANS CET TOCETHER New Brunswick Club Was Organized Last Night to Restore Harmony. TAKE CHARGE AT ONCE i§t/Hai to tu» m raff in β η a we New Brunswick, Dec. 21.—The] republican** who are organizing a club In New Brunstolck to do away with factional strife met last night and formally completed the organi zation. W. Frank Parker, the tax collector, who has remained nou tral In' the warfare that has been go ing on was elected president. Louis Van Doren was chosen financial sec retary, William Leary, Jr., was elected recording secretary and Al fred Reld was chosen treasurer. The constitution provides that there shall be one vice-president from each ward. There are six wards and four of the vice-presi dents were elected last, night. They are: Fredrick Conger, first ward; George Vandeveer, second .ward; Alfred S. March, fifth ward; Robert Bolmson, sixth ward. The name chosen was the Repub lican Club of the City of New Bruns wick. It is organized for the "elim ination of factional strife Γη the party, securing good govîrnriient In the city and to provide social life In the organization. There are to be two classes of membership, the active and the as sociate. There are to be only 120 active members. These will constat of ten men from each polling dis trict. They are to constitute the executive or governing board. The associate members are to have full use of the club room# and to vote on all constitutional amendments. The active members are to pay $1 initiation fees and the associate -members fifty cents. The active members pay thirty cents monthly dues and the associate members fifteen cent·. * The by-laws call upen the execu tive committee to take charge of the party In the city at once. A com mute of twelve waa named to secure members. There are two men from each ward on the committee. A Week ef Blunder·. Sir WllUam Harcourt once told me that he bad dined out every night for m whole week in advance of hi· Invi tation. He discovered bis mistake only on the last night, when on going to dint with some people who gave long invitations and la^e dinner· he fonnd them alone. After a very pleasant evening he thanked them for asking him in so friendly a manner, where opou they explained that the Invitation had been for a week later, but that they had been only too delighted at hi· mistake. On hearing this Mr Wil liam looked at hi· engagement book and discovered that this was the last of a number of iavltationa which he had anticipated by a week.—"Memo ries of Fifty Tears," by Lady St Heller. Let the NEWS tell jour wants. « ε; ι' * t COOKS PROOFS FOUND LAGKINC AT COPENHAGEN —fc... - (Continued froui page 1.) Explorers' Club Against Cook. Now York, Doc. 21.—A verdict iiKtiluxt Dr. Frederick A. Cook hns been reach ed by' the special committee of (lie iftt plorers' club, which for more than two months lia h been Investigative his claim to have sculed the highest peak of Mount McKinley In September, 11MHJ. The committee, of which Marshal H. Seville, professor of tiro h neology ut Columbia university, Is the chairman, tlnda that the explorer'· assertion that he scaled Mount McKinley had not been substantiated by uny evidence ob tainable. Glad hunes Found It. fperfof bp tfnited Prist Wsrm. Brooklyn, Dec. 21.—"Well I'm glad It was a Dane who found the rotteneee in Denmark," was the comment of Herbert*Hlchman, sec retary of the Peary Arctic Club, when Informed today by the United States Press of the turning down of Cook's records at Copenhagen. "In view of the fact that the deci sion today was made by men who if bias at all must have b*en bias in Cook's fRvor, I think that the public will regard the /incident as closed." ' NORWAY'S BILL~5F FARE. Fish and Boiled Potatoes Served Day After Day. "As we sat cozily before the cheer ful blaze," writes Caroline Tlmrber In a delightful account of "A Motor In vasion of Norway" in the Century, "we indulged In mathematical calcula tions and found that we bad eaten forty-two consecutive meals of tlsh, with potatoes never otherwise than boiled. ^)ne of the women of our party once cried from her «oui to a sympa thetic looking host, Why,, oh, why, are there no Chickens In Norway V " There are, rwdam, but they are for laying purposes.' " 'Then why, oh, why, do you always boll your potatoes?' " 'We are different from yon, mad am. We don't like them messy. We prefer to know · potato as a potato when we eat It' "In our passage through the country we bad certainly encountered new and unpalatable foods, but we were always nourished, for good mtik, but ter and eggs were everywhere at band, and we developed power· of digestion previously undreamed of. Even so, one ■upper n<»nu staggered us—nota benei Sausage.-. three kinds; raw salmon, pickled anchovies, shrimps, cold fried flsb, cold fish pudding, cold meats, live varieties of cheese, pickles, oranges and gooseberry marmalade, tea, four kinds of raised bread, flat bread with caraway, English biscuit, Norwegian rusks, fried eggs, hot stew (variety onrecognlied) and boiled potato Very Funny. Borro-Mt. Merchant's out, yon say! Why, he had an appointment with mi bere. That's very funny. New Office Boy—Yes, air.1 I cuess hi thought It was too. Anyways, be wai laughing when he went out.—Catboll< Standard tad Times. NOMINATIONS OF ALGONQUIN Knights of Pythias Lodge Names Slate for Annual Election Next Week. HOLD A BUSY MEETING The nomination of officers of Al gonquin Lodge, No. 44, Knights of Pythias, took plçce last night. Vice Chancellor Commander Chester Braidwood was nominated for chan cellor commander to succeed Walter Rechnitzer, and Hans Clausen was named for vice-chancellor comman der. The other officers nominated were: Chris Meshrow, keeper of records and Beal; Joseph Crowell, master of finance; A. F. Munoz, master of ex BheqwH·; William H. Tice, prelate; Walter Rechnitzer, master of work; Joseph B. Quick, master-at-arms; William H. Cortelyou, Inside guard; Carl Walters, outside guard: Wil liam H. Cortelyou, trustee; and Carl Walters, representative to the grand lodge. Chris Meshrow, Jos.eph Cro well, A. F. Munoz and William H. rice were all renominated. The annual election will take place next Monday night. Η Ε ALT Η DEPARTMENT AFTER HORSE SLAYER At the weekly meeting of tlie san itation committee of the Board of Hoalth last night a number of old nuisances were again brought up The members took up the subject of the killing of a horse by Henry Jen sen in Weirup street. The subject was thoroughly discussed and it ap pears probable that the only action possible against Jensen Is to ohargc him with slaughtering under secttor S of article 9 of the Sanitary Code ol the City of Perth Amboy. Thât pari of the code provides that there shal be no slaughtering In the city excepi in authorized places. Any vlol&oi of that article Is liable to a fine noi less than $5 nor greater than $50. The health board Is still conduct Ing raids In this city, the result ο which will be made known as sooi as they have finished. What will probably be the las meeting of the present hoard will b> held in city hall next Monday night BOY SOUNDS ALARM •FOR A SMALL FIR! Protection Hook and Ladder Com pany were called out shortly after ' Washington Hose and Chemical Com pany, Lincoln Engine Company an< o'clock last night in response to ui alarm from box 36 at New Brunswici avenue "and New street. At the bo: the firemen found a boy who. It wai eald, had turned in the alarm. Tin firemen took the boy with them am found that there had been some rag burning In a bedroom of the hous· at 372 New street. The rags wen thrown into the yard and the com panies returned to their respectlvi houses. ENGINE COMPANY IN A SPECIAL SESSIOT At a special meeting of Llncoli Engine Company last night Thoma Cluney was re-elected representativ to the firemen's relief fund for thre years. Mr. Cluney just completed ι three-year term. The committee in charge of the an nlversary reported rapid progress. Be an advertiser—Ιο. α word. TEN HOUR DAY 1 ON THE LEHIG4I Railroad and Its Employes Sign Agreement for One Year, January 1. WAGES AND CONDITIONS New York. Dec. 21.—The Lehigh Tel le.* Hallroed company line made en agreement covering the wage* and conditions of work of Its employees ; for oue year, beginning .tan. 1. The contract Just signed gives the men a working day of teu hours. Heretofore the working (lay on the ; I.ehlgh Valley has been twelve hours, whereas the ten hour rule has pre vailed upon the r.tlier railroads In th· eaiue territory. I· The reduction In hours is the princl j pal adjustment made in the present agreement. Questions In relation to I the classification of the heavier en gines and other minor points also wet· adjusted. PEARV CAVE · THE WARNING Sprrinl bu United Press Wire. Washington, Dec. 21.—Command er Peary when shown the dispatch from Copenhagen regarding Dr. Cook's record, made the following statement to the United Press1! I "Three months ago from the far Labrador coast I forwarded an ex plicit deliberately worded warning to the world, based upon complete and accurate Information in regard to Dr. Cook's claims. In doing so, I accepted the responsibility de volving upon me and fulfilled my duty to myself and to the world·;" The warning which Penry mean· was a cablegram from Battle Har bor as follows; "Cook lias not been ,, to the pole April 21st or any othmr date. He has simply 'handed the public a gold-brick." G HANCEMAY AFFECT ;!· THE RAPID TRANSIT . -— I Chieaga, Dec. 21.—Daniel Wll lnrd, of Chicago, eecon'd' vice-presi dent of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railway, is to be the next ' president of the Baltimore and Ohio, . contingent upon the resignation of ; Oscar G. Murray, which Is expected early In January. Mr. Wlllard has '.'confirmed the reports that he had ' been offered the presidency, but he ι would not state positively that he j would accept. It Is understood that the change In the presidency of the H. & O. will 1 make Some material difference in 1 : the management, of the Staftn Is : and Rapid Transit railroad, "which ' Is controlled by the ft, & O. Vice-president George H. Camp 1 bell, of the Rapid Transit Is the ■ right hand man of Presldnet Mur ' ray and It Is rumored thai the new president will tjiost likely make a change In the management. At the annual meeting of the I Fifth Ward Improvement Associa tion, held In Tottenville last week^ ^ 'ffi ■ the change In the liean of the B. ft' O. was discussed. Donation to Hospital. Mrs. Peter Nelson, of Florida, formerly of this city, has made a · donation of |100 to the Perth Aro ■ boy City Hospital, through Dr. J. G. Wilson. Subscribe for the NEWS. Plain Sailing Don't worry, don't get flustered. If your cook leaves . . . ii yon need a nurse ... if thero's sickness in the family ... if there 'β any other urgent need of extra help ... if you want an ex-rand boy ... or a clerk . . . extra hands for the factory or farm . . a driver ... a salesman ... a collector ... a porter ... or a handy man—no matter how urgent the need just lift the receiv er off the hook and telephone a classified ad to the NEWS. You will find it Is ail plain sailing. You can easily find and hire any kind of help through the little NEWS ads. What's more—you ean easily find and buy, at an advantageous price, any article or property you may need. It pays to read the NEWS Munnimaker» ads. It pays to use them too. Dear Mr. Munnimaker, c-o The News Classified Columns. Through a little Munnimaker Classified Âd in The NEWS, I sold a diamond ring. Yours truly, M. D. G. Write Mr. Munnimaker, on re of the NEWS, or phone iiiui, No 400, whenever you want anything. Ci+yright, /gog, by MêtrêPolitmn Syndicat/, lnc.% Ν.