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tled and warmer this afternoon <uh! tonight. Friday cleiur. Fresh south erly to westerly winds. PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS. LAST EDITION VOLUME XXXV. No. 219. PERTH ΛΜΒΟΥ, Ν. J., THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1915. TWELVE PAGES—TWO CENTS. ENGINEERS GIVE DATA ON . MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT AT BOARD OF TRADE HEARING Runyon Shows Plant Can be Op erated at an Expense ot $39,213 to the City. s PROFIT WILL BE $22,382 Estimate Submitted by Albert Buys for Board of Trade Was $44,393.33, In cluding Fixed Charges. According to the report submitted by Frederick O. Runyon at the Board of Trade mass meeting in the city hall, last night, the proposed munici pal lighting plant can be operated at an expense of $39,2 Γ3.7 5, and the approximate Income will be $61,596, making a profit for the city of $22,382. This report was submitted in contrast to an estimate compiled for the Board of Trade by Albert Buys, who had estimated the operat ing expenses, including fixed charges, at $44,393.33. The estimates of the city's engineers and the engineer re tained by the Board of Trade differed at many points, the discrepancies making it practically impossible to draw a direct comparison as to the cost of operation based on the gener al estimates of the two engineers. The council chamber of the hall was only partially filled when John Pfelffer, president of the Board of Trade, called the meeting to order and asked for the nomination of a chairman. Mr. Pfelffer declined to serve upon nomination, as did C. W. Barnekov and G. F. Reynolds. J. K. Bryan was then made chairman and Hugh Lynch secretary. Following the reading of Engineer Buys' report, as printed in Tuesday's issue of the EVENING NEWS, Mr. Pfelffer asked for a report of operat ing expenses as estimated for the city by Runyon &. Carey. Mr. Run yon, representing that firm, stated that he was not at liberty to speak for the Board of Aldermen, but later, upon the suggestion of Alderman . William Wilson, he submitted his A report of Air. Buys, Secretary Lynch stated that the estimate of the Board of Trade's engineer had been "checked up by other engineers of the city, who had declared that the report was very conservative. We are all agreed," said Mr. Lynch, ''that the plant can be built at a cost very close to that figured by Mr. Buys and the fact that his estimated cost of construc tion is in the neighborhood of the bids received by the Board of Alder men would seem to indicate that he knows his business and that his esti mate of the operating expenses would be practically correct." Here Mr. Lynoh submitted figures to show the cost of electric power as furnished by the Public Service company would not justify the erec tion and maintenance of a city con trolled lighting plant. He stated .that power for 320 600-candlepower nitrogen lamps and fifty 100-candle power Tungsten lamps can be bought from the Public Service company at $26,710.72, including the city's pro portion of white way lighting. If the city takes over the white ways, according to Mr. Lynch's figures. $2,394.75 should be added; $2,877.86 was submitted as the cost for public building lighting, fire alarm power, etc. For thirty-nine additional 100 candlepower Tungsten lamps Mr. Lynch added $1,200, making an ap proximate cost for lighting from the Public Service company of $33,182. 33, as compased with $44,393.33, the cost of operation of a municipal plant as estimated by " the Board of Trade's engineer. Prom this amount Mr. Lynch deducted $3,000 as the probable returns from commercial lighting, giving $41,393.33 as the estimated cost of operation. Alderman P. William Hilker, who has fathered the municipal lighting proposition, Introduced W. R. Hay nie, who he stated was an expert in the construction of oil engines, hav ing had fifteen years experience in this country and abroad. Mr. Haynie stated that the report of Mr. Buys was correct to some extent, but he took exception to a number of the items as estimated by Mr. Buys. The latter, he said, had estimated on the generation of 250 K\V on one unit, whereas the city's engineers had made provisions for the generation of 250 KW., the dif ference offering a field for a big in crease in the income from commer cial lighting as compared with that assumed by Mr. Buys. He pointed out that Mr. Buys had estimated the cost of construction at $160,078.72, whereas the maximum cost, as glean ed from the bids received by the city would be $120,000. The fees con tracted for engineering and superin tendence he said were at the rate of five per cent., and not at the rate of ten per cent. Fuel oil can be purchased for the - plant at less than three cents a gal lon, instead of four cents, according to Mr. Haynie, who also declared that the depreciation rate of seven per cent, was excessive. He said that he had never heard of a fly wheel in a plant of this kind break ing,· and that Mr. Buys' item of $100 for insurance was unnecessary, since insurance for fly wheels was not deemed necessary in other plants. . He cited many instances, both in the t'nited States and abroard, where he declared municipal lighting plants had proved to be a avnrce of proSt, and he closed by making the | assertion that "It can be done in , Perth Ainboy." j (Continued on page 4.) Perth Amboy Also Interested in Other Cases Today and Local Cops Before Jurors. The April grand jury thiB morn ing began a probe to place the re sponsibility for the poisoning of five children, one fatally, when they ate portions of a rat-kllling powder called "Kilrato," whioh was found on the city dump at the end of Penn street. Rose Bednar, five years old, of Myrtle street, one of those eating the poison, died April 15 after she had eaten some of the powder to gether with half an apple. Detective Sergeant Long, of the local police, is in New Brunswick to testify in the case. He co-operated with the prosecutor in gathering data after County Physician Carroll had referred the case to the prosecutor and intimated that the party throw ing the boxes of "Kilrato" on the dump were guilty of criminal negli gence. The stomach of the poisoned girl was removed, together with certain intestines, which were sent to the prosecutor's office, who, it was said, would have them chemically anal yzed. Rutgers College refused to submit them to a chemical analysis and it Is not known whether an anal yzation was made by order of the prosecutor at any other institution. At the prosecutor's office this morn ing no information could be gained on this point. It was said that whether the themical examination of the stomach had been made could not be given out until after the case had been considered by the grand jury. It is declared that a local firm having a supply of the "Kilrato" on their shelves, and unable to sell it, had it dumped on the garbage pile in Penn street. However, the police learned that Anton Shumbe^^u^as employed to cover up pile after eachas ηπ·σ*'ΐΓ~οΐΓ"ιΐβ same and believe he did so after the "Kilrato" was dumped, but that the residents in the vicinity dug up the boxes and took them home. The police learned that the "Kil rato" was dumped some weeks be fore the poisoning occurred, and be lieve that the powder eaten was from cans taken from the homes of resi dents who had carried it from the dump. Patrolmen Muska and Chris Han sen are also before the grand jury on other local cases today. One of these is that in which Peter Nelson, a painter of upper Smith street, is accused of assaulting his father and mother while drunk. The young man was recently committed to the county jail for a term and released on the application of his father. When the man Indulges too freely it unbalances his mind and he is un controllable. Though his father de sired his release from jail, it 1s de clared that he wants an indictment hanging over his head so that if Nelson should get on a "spree" and become violent again swift justice may be dealt out to him. Xelson had been sent to the State Hospital for the Insane at Trenton several times. Grand Jury in Session. Special to the EVEX1NO NEWS. New Brunswick, April 29.—The grand jujy is in session at the court house here today. There is a large number of witnesses on hand and in readiness to testify. Among the principal cases scheduled to be heard is a Spotswood accident, that in which Harold Phair ran down a bi cyclist at South River and the poi soning of children with rat poison, found on a dump in Perth Amboy. charle$r7baconrenamed TO HEAD FISHERIES BUREAU Special h y United Press Wire. Trenton, April 29:—Governor Fielder today reappointed Charles R. Bacon, of Camden county, as chief of the State Bureau of Shell Fisheries. Mr. Bacon's present term expires on Saturday. The new appointment will hold only until July 1 next, when the Bureau of Shell Fisheries and all the oyster commissions of the state will be merged into the new State De partment of Shell Fisheries. The new department will be managed by a board of eight members, four Democrats and four Republicans, the nominations for which will be sent to the senate next Monday by Gover nor Fielder when the legislature convenes in special sessions. This board will have the naming of a chief of the department whose salary will be $2,600, who must be a practical oysterman and give his entire time to the work. Mr. Bacon's present salary is $1,800. SPECIAL—Liquid Veneer, 50c bottle at 39c. Kelly & McAlindeu Co., 74 Smith St. 16542—4-29-lt.* Call a taxi, 46. C. Jolinson. 16860-4-1-lmo* MAYOR STANDS BÏ HIS STATEMENT Firm on Figures Given in Statement When He Vetoed Park Resolution on Monday. ANSWERS JOHN J. CLARK Mr. Garretson Says He Did Not Quote Indebtedness in His Statement Monday Night. Despite the action of the Board of Aldermen Monday night in ordering the purchase of the former Merritt tract and statements since made by Democratic aldermen, Mayor Ferd Garretson repeated today that in his judgment the purchase should not be made at this time. In reply to Alderman John J, Clark's statement on city finances, made yesterday, Mr. Garretson said he stood behind hia statement rendered to the council Monday night. He declared that the statement had been prepared with care and the figures in it had been verified. The executive stated that it was not his intention of creating any false impression concerning the city's financial condition, but to en deavor to show the situation with reference to the amount of bonds to be issued this year. Mr. Garretson says he did not quote the indebtedness of the city in his statement Monday night. He de clared that the point he wished to convey was that bonds to the aggre gate amount of more than half a million dollars would have to be issued this year and he doubted that the city would find ready buyere for so large an amount. Whether or not street Improvement bonds to the amount of $125,000 and sewer con struction bonds to the amount of $30,000 had been added to the city's indebtedness last year or would be added this year, mattered little in the argument he presented. He was in favor of keeping the bonded in debtedness down and allow a good margin between the debt and the limit prescribed by law well enough, but the point he wished to convey at this particular time was that bonds for so many things, which aggregat ed so much money, would have to be issued. He doubted that bonds would be easily disposed of after the half million mark had been reached, and he concluded that it would be unwise, if not unsafe, to add to the amount further with U^^urchase of the the state laws, as quoted by Mr. Clark to be about $900,000, Mayor Garretson said he doubted that the bond mar ket would allow the limit to be reached. On the other hand he maintained the city should proceed carefully with the issuing of bonds, (Continued on page 4.) SUNDAY SCHOOLS ϊ Ο PARADE! JUNE 5 There Will be a Continuation of the Pageant This Year, First Since the 1913 Event. There will be a continuation o£ the annual Sunday school parade custom this year, despite its being abandoned last year following four previous successful pageants in 1910, 1911, 1912 and 1913, according to present indications. A concerted effort is being ruade by influential men of several Sunday schools to re establish the yearly demonstration of Sunday school pupils in a large parade through the principal streets. Those who are working for the re viving of the custom are pleased with the prospects and hope to ar range for one of the old, genuine Sunday .school parade processions that formerly evoked so much enthu siasm and delight among the mem bers of the Sunday schools of the city. The event will likely be set for June 5, as it is planned to hold it before the public school term ends for the summer vacation. There was no parade last year for the first time since the custom was inaugurated in 1910, atfer such year ly demonstrations had been started by the Sunday schools of many of the larger cities of the country. There were more than 2,000 marchers in the parade held June 14, 1913, and more than 10,000 witness ed the big demonstration. Last year, however, the enthusiasm of some of the Sunday schools had waned, and the Union Sunday School Parade Committee, after discussing the ad visability of holding the customary pageant, decided to cancel it for 1914. This year, however, renewed en thusiasm has been awakened and pupils from nearly every Sunday school have already begun to eagerly anticipate the revival of the custom, which was inaugurated here through the efforts of Ira J. Bacon, of 124 Rector street. Members working for the return of the custom believe that it gives a certain inspiration to the children who have always taken great pride in the selection of costumes, the decorating and making of floats, and shown keen Interest in the competi tion for the distinction of having the most prettily embellished float, the cleverest allegorical representation, sr the most unique costumes. They ïlso believe that the parade always iemonstratee the big membership of the different Sunday schools, and their far-reaching effect in the cause ι jf righteousness. The first definite move toward this | smd wM on the part of the Simpson on page- 4.) BOMB IS THROWN INTO NEW YORK POLITICS TODAY ' Go!. Roosevelt Ends Testimony at Barnes Libel Suit Shortly After 12 O'clock. CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS T. R. Says He Did Not Know Name of Donators Until the Other Day. MURPHY'S NAME SPOKEN Tennessee Coal and Iron Case Brought Into Former Presi dent's Testimony This A. M. Special by United Free» Wire. Syracuse, N. T.. April 29;—A bomb was thrown Into New York and possibly national politics today in the Barnes-Roosevelt libel trial. A proposal by Governor Whitman ior an alliance of New York Progressives and Progressive Republicans to rid the state of machine government was the coup sprung by the Roosevelt side. The colonel said he read the letter written last fall when Whit man was district attorney, and re lied on it in attacking Barnes during the 1914 primaries, althoygh neither Barnes nor Murphy are specifically mentioned in the letter. Roosevelt's testimony was con cluded at 12:15. It was the eighth day he had been on the stand and when excused he had been under ex amination for thirty-eight hours and fifteen minutes. Before springing the Whitman letter the colonel gave a 'dramatic recital of how he approved acquisition by the steel trust of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company to stop the 1907 panic. He also told how he had prosecuted big corpoia tions despite contributions to presi dential campagn funds. The Wht man letter was written February 14, 1914, to Charles H. Duell, Jr., of New York, and was shown to Roose velt last May upon his return from (fjftUlh _ America . by r^jstlce Andrews read : "In line with our last talk I be lieve the time is ripe for an alliance of progressve Republicans and mem bers of the Progressive party as well as all good citizens sharing their opinion to rid the state of the kind of party control which in my opinion (Continued on page 4.) INSPECTION TO GET WATERFRONT PARK Park Committee of Aldermen to View Prospective Sites Some Time This Week. Inspection of water front property by the special park committee of the Board of Aldermen Is scheduled to be made this week. The aldermen will view prospective park sites along the water front and endeavor to de cide whether the city should have a water front park at this time and, if so, which tract of land should be recommended for purchase. Among the sites already mentioned for park purposes are included the Wonder land Beach property, the Hayes land, the former emery mill land and the Johnson property. It appears likely that the proposed inspection will be made today or to morrow afternoon so that report can be laid before the aldermen at their committee meeting tomorrow night. Belief has been expressed that the committee is going to pick a site for a park in the southern section of the city and make recommendations ac cordingly to the Board of Aldermen. In announcing today that an inspec tion trip would be made this week, Alderman John J. Clark of the com mittee, stated that no water front site had been settled upon and it could not be deflnitely Iearned whetlier a water front site would be decided upon at this time çr action would be deferred. The park committee has a number of petitions and other information in its hands. These will be given con sideration when the relative merits of all the tracts^n view are taken up for de«ision. RECORD SESSION IN GITÏ POLICE COURT Cases of Interesting Nature to Many Cause Overflow at Court Room Last Night. MRS. MACFARLANE HELD Grand Jury to Investigate Charges Against Mother of Seventeen Children. Between 400 and 500 persons crowded the little court room at po lice headquarters, filled the lobby and crowded about the doors when three cases of unusual interest were heard by Recorder Plckersgill last night. On complaint of George S. Walker, editor of a lo cal weekly, William J. Doyle and Arthur Schroeder, members of the Central Labor Union, were placed under J200 bail each to await the action of the grand jury on a charge of assault and battery. Ida MacFar lane, of Paterson street, wife ο* Douglas MacFarlane, and Mrs. Kath erine Rango, of South Amboy, were locked up in default of bonds for the grand jury, the former for de serting an infant and the latter for alleged larceny. Samuel Borak, of Smith street, was convicted on a technical disorderly charge and sen tence was suspended. George S. Walker testified that Doyle ran into him in Emil Bohn sack's saloon in Smith street Satur day night and then asked Walker what he had run into him for, and then struck Walker. Walker said j he tried to protect himself and there was a tussle between him and Doyle. He said that Schroeder then jumped j on his back, and was pulled from 1 him by a young man. He said that he and Doyle went to the floor in a clinch, with Doyle on top. Walker acknowledged that he and the Cen tral Labor Union men were not on the best of terms following certain articles appearing in his paper. Ar thur L. Borland, an employe of Wal ker, testified that he had struck Schroeder two or three times in try ing to get him away from Walker, after seeing both Doyle and I Schroeder On Walker. Thomas j Brown, representing the Central La-1 bor Union men, did not present any ι testimony as he said that technically It would be improper in the record er's court on the assault charge, but explained that Walker started the quarrel by itÊ^^Mormed the recorder that he only wanted protection from being ! attacked for anything he had in his paper as he was willing to answer in court for statements he printed. At the next case Douglas MacFar lane appeared as complainant against his wife, Ida MacFarlane, (Continued on page 2.) PROCLAMATION ON SPECIAL SESSION Session Providing for New Act for Special Election Upon Constitutional Amendments. Special to the EVENING NEWS. Trenton, April 29.—Governor Fielder today issued a proclamation calling the legislature to convene in special session next Monday at noon to pass a new act providing for j a special session ext Monday at noon I to pass a new act providing for a special election upon tlie constitu tional amendments. The proclama- ' tion is based upon the opinion of the attorney general that grave doubt exists as to whether a valid election can be held under the act already passed by the legislature. Governor Fielder said he had re quested the attorney genertl to draw a new bill and that special care would be taken to guard against further errors. Te proclamation is as follows: "Whereas certain proposed amend ment to the constitution of this state have been agreed to by two succes sive legislatives and should be sub mitted to the people at a special election, and whereas, as at the last session of the legislature a bill was passed providing for such special election, which bill is known as chapter three hundred and eightyflve of the laws of one thousand nine hundred and fifteen and the attor ney general having advised the secre tary of state that grave doubt exists as to whether a valid election can be held thereunder and that said act appears to be practically unworka ble and that an attempt to act under it would give rise to uncertainty and opportunities for litigation, and whereas in my opinions public neces sity requires the convening of the legislature in special session to cor rect such (îpfects bv proper leglsla ;ion under which the expreesed pur pose of two successive legislatures j nay not be defeated at which spe- j •ial session no other subjects need ; >e considered; therefore. I, James F. fielder, governor of the state of New Tersey, by virtue of the powers vest id in me by the constitution do con rene the legislature of this state, îereby requiring the senate and the nembers of the general assembly to, neet. In their respective chambers at j he State House in the city of Tren- j .09. on Monday, the third day of; May, instant, at 12 o'clock noon. if it's H win g machines or expert: •epalifing ye* weat see Salter, S8S1 it at* eti-Wt. 1MS1-4-13-U* GERMAN SYMPATHIZERS SET EIRE ID CANADIAN BRIDGES IN VANCOUVER, IS CHARGE ALUES ROUI TURKS ' «1 DARDANELLES British Aviators Aid in Opera tions on Land Against Otto man Troops, is Report. Special bp United Preia Wire. Athens, April 29:—Turkish regu-| lare have been defeated with heavy i losses and an entire Turkish bat-1 talion has been captured in a battle ' between Turks and the British land ing party which took possession of the coast from the Gulf of Souvli, twenty-five miles from Sedd-el-Bahr, on the Gallipoli peninsula. Advices' reaching here say the battle com menced early yesterday and lasted until long after nightfall. The Brit ish were assisted in landing opera tions by warships. Details of the operations of the al lies along the Gallipoli peninsula show the British forces are holding the European and French Asia side. They are advancing slowly in paral lel lines. The British established a main base on the shore of the Aegean sea and have entrenched a frontal line across the peninsula. British aviators who have recon noitered are understood to have re ported the presence in front of their line of some 80,000 Turkish troops of all branches heavily supplied with artillery. It is reported that the Turkish forces on both sides of the Dardanelles are commanded by Ger man officers of high rank. To March on Forte. London, Aprii 29.—The allips have aow stretched the lines of their landing columns entirely across the Gallipoli peninsula preparatory to an advance on the Turkish fortifications which line the European side of the Dardanelles straits. They are established from a point northeast of Eski Hisarilk. which is about frotu the tip of the «kl* to f 'A· war ofllee report wtsfat» em-bUns ! this informs Hon aleo says that the r.i lies have driven off the Turks at Sari Balr and are continuing their advance. A Berlin dispatch states that Hall! Bey, former president of the Turkish parliament, who is now in Berlin, re ceived a telegram from Constantinople stating that 8,000 French and British soldiers had been driven to the sea and that 1,200 had been captured by the Turks as a result of the attempt of the allies to laud forces to attack the Dar danelies fortifications. Another Berlin telegram states thai a well authenticated report has reached the German capital that the left wing of the allies' landing force on the Gall! poll peninsula, which General Llmon von Sanders, the German commander of the Turkish forces, had reported as holding out. bas now surrendered to the Turks. Still another, sent by wireless from Constantinople, declares that Gen eral Limon von Sanders has announced that the center and right wing of the allies have been completely defeated and that there is hope that the left wing also is beaten. SUFFRAGE WORKERS SPEAK ON STREET HERE TODAY Enroute to the board meeting of the New Jersey Woman's Suffrage Association to be held in Atlantic City tomorrow, a party of prominent suffrage workers of the state stopped this afternoon in Perth Amboy at llie corner of Smith and High streets, where Mrs. E. F. Feichert, of Plain field, president of the State Associa- ] tion, and Mrs. F. H. Colvin, of East ι Orange, made short addresses con cerning the work that is being pro mulgated by the state association. The automobile trip was started this morning from Paterson at 8 o'clock, visiting Passaic, East Or ange, Newark, Elizabeth and Metuch en before arriving at this city. The j party consisted of Mrs. Feichert, Mrs. Colvin, Miss Florence Halsey, | of Midland Park, and Dr. Mary G. Cumings, of Paterson, president of | the Paterson branch. AGREEMENT BETWEEN ITALY ANO FRANCE AS TO WARj Special by United Pi-ess Wire. Rome, April 2 9 :—Rumors that an I agreement has been reached between j Italy and France continue to circu late in Rome. The Italian ambassa dor to France held another extended conference with the king and pre-1 mier and afterward announced he ι would return to Paris tomorrow 1 The foreign office refuses to comment on the visit or say whether he car- i ries any documents for the French government. The only official an-, aouncement is that Italy has been in conference with both the triple In tente and Germany EKd Austria, in m effort to determine just what her future prospects are. The govern ment has decided on the territorial expansion necessary for a ifreater Italy and they take such steps as are necessary to carry out that expansion whether that means participation in the war or not. It it'· sewing machine· or expertl r*pai»ing yoa want ··« Saitfcr, 3»S j •ι»!»· streat 1 5SSI 4-1 J-tf·J Granville and Connaught Spans, British Columbia, Fired, Caus ing Great Damage, Report. 1 SPAN SAVED BY WIND Demonstrations Following Slaughtering of Canadians Brought Action by Government Officials. Special bp United Press Wire. Vancouver, B. C., April 29:—Ger man sympathizers are alleged to have fired the Granville and Con naught bridges, main arteries of railroad traffic southward, today. The great Connaught bridge will be a total loss. The wind is unfavora ble for the destruction of the Gran ville structure and it will probably be saved. Together the bridges cost over $41,000,000. The incendiarism followed closely the Canadian gov ernment decision to intern in deten tion camp all citizens of countries at war with allies. Officials believe Germans are responsible for setting the fire. Following recent slaughter of Canadians in the allies army fighting in Belgium, the Vancouver Germans held a big celebratitra at Point Grey, a suburb town, Tuesday night. This determined the government to send all alien enemies into detention until after the war. Efforts to deport penniless aliens to the State of Washington failed owing to watchfulness of the United States immigration officials. hues gain Minders; SERMANS RUSH FRESH TF Special bp United Press Paris, April slowly but r«!)vw<i in , ■nr r> ι. >. . '(•■«re. Thtt task is moet the Re-fflsns burs dug ^5HIU iu at every point. I a addition they have brought up numerous guns, staking them on the strength of their massed infantry and are constantly shelling the entire allied front. In consequence gains can be counted in feet and even inches rather than In * yards. The Germane are constantly re ceiving fresh troops and It is be lieved here that they have by no means abandoned their plans to hack a way through to the sea. But in the early fighting they have exhaust ed their reserve supply of munition and are saving what they have on hand while more is being brought up from the reserve basis. The al lies are taking advantage of this and are feeling the lines out at every point for a possible weak spot. Dying. Begs One More Shot. Special by United Press Wire. Headquarters of the British Army, Northern France, April 28, via Lon don, April 29. Here is a true story of the battlefield. A surgeon foucd a British soldier dying after an un successful German charge. He had a bullet wound in his head, but re fused to be made comfortable. "For God's sake doctor grre me one more shot at them. Pleast don't fuss with me until I have one more chance,'' he urged. The bullet had completely blinded him and he in sisted on knowing the range and di rection. Told 600 yards he demand ed that the doctors fix the sierht and hold him up. He fired and fell back, and In a few minutes he was dead. Assaults Fail, Berlin Says. Special by L'ruled Preaa Wire. Berlin, via wireless to Sayville, L. I., April 29:—The official German »ar office statement today declared that all of the allied assaults against the German position north of Ypres, and on the west bank of the Yser .'anal, have failed. It Is also claina· that the number of the enemy's 'SP oon captured have been increased :o 83. Allies Wreck Zeppelin. Specie! fry t'niifd Preaa TFire. Paris, April 2S:—The war office today issued a statement announcing the destruction of a German Zeppe lin. The statement says the Zeppe lin. which attempted a raid on Dun kirk a few weeks ago, was wrecked by fire from anti-aircraft guns post ed there. The crippled ship was able to get away but information showed it is now stranded near Bruges. Sent to State Hospital. After having been adjudged in sane rnnntaiit R/vnngV! thirty-six . cars oW" of 605 Claries street, was a ken to the State Hospital for tie Insane today by City Marshal Des mond. SPECIAL—Liquid Veneer. 25e bottle it 19e. Kelly & MeAlindes Co., 74 Smith St : , - 16542—i-29-Jt,* NOTICE Oood accommodations lor parties, jitnios, elambakee, dinners and out ngs. Pavilion for rent. Dancing ■Tery Saturday evening. Phone txiJR. Address J. Rogan, Metuchen, R. F. !>, No. Î, Hegan's CeraGr, WISE ! UY YOUR WINTER'S COAL SUPPLY when He STILL WARM and SAVE MONEY OUR GOAL IS WEI6HED 0RÏ John W, Olsen Go. 8wtr*sii Hie. COAL »! Car Bare Phone 336 i ■ •ItiteJ Flynn Lnolî H. Fetaniyl FLYNN Λ PETERSON l'gdert*len an<1 Kmlwima» Iti Sai*M »»i Sium! hHisoM Ihttm Phone ft>; Cffle. ItflNEW BHU8SWÏCE AVK.