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JOHN MARTIN WHITS TOCOMBINE SCHOOL ralks at Board of Education of Combining Annex High and School No. 1 Here. tpecial to the EVENING NEWS. Tottenville, Sept. 18—John Mar tin, of Grymes Hill, chairman of the sommittee on vocational schools, irlio is Richmond's representative on the Board of Education, at a meet ing of the board this week gave an outline of the present status of the experiment with the Wirt and Ettin ger plans for the single sessions in schools. Mr. Martin in his address before the board is desirous of com bining several elementary schools in the city with that of the high schools Dne of which he mentions is public (chool No. 1 at Tottenville. At present the elementary school If in one building and the annex nigh school, which has been cut down to a year and half term is held in the old school building. There is some protest being made now be cause of the term being shortened md this will probably meet with further protest from the taxpayers here it is thought if it is carried out. Economy is said to be the rea son for the consolidating of the two Bchools in various parts of the city. Some of the taxpayers say that if more economy was practiced in the evening trade school here that is used mostly by out of town pupils the board of eduction would be do ing something worth while. BETHEL ASTER SHOW LAST NIGHT WAS BIG SUCCESS special to the EVENING NEWS. Tottenville, Sept. 18:—With the great variety and large number of beautiful plants and flowers, the judges at the annual aster show of Bethel Methodist Episcopal church, held in the lecture room of the church, had a difficult task to per form. The display was one of the best held in some time and the pro gram rendered in connection with the event was of the best. Those awarded the prizes follow: Best plant, Miss Katherine Campbell; best bouquet, Alexander Campbell; best collection of flowers, Miss Dor othy Sprague; booby prize, Miss Bessie Randon. The judges were: Mrs. Charles Watson, Mrs. Abbie Clarkson Totten, Miss Ella Butler \nd Miss Emma Hutaf. ÏOTÎENVILLF Mrs. Edward Hettrick, of Toledo, Ohio, Is the guest of her niece, Mrs. S. Dissosway. Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Derick lon are spending a vacation at Old Point Comfort, Norfolk, and Rich mond, Va. Charles U. Thrall, with his daugh ter, Marion, leave today for a two weeks motor trip to the Berkshires. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Campbell, of Metuchen, visited her parents here last night. Mrs. William Russell, of Jersey City, ie the guest of Mrs. R. Hoehn. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ditzler have moved from Johnson avenue to Main Btreet. Joseph B. Kaiser is seriously ill. Rev. Francis R. Fenn of Asheville, North Carolina, will preach at the South Baptist church tomorrow at both morning and evening service as a candidate. Little Patsy Harding's annual clam bake will be held at Hotel Brunswick Park tomorrow after noon. The bake will be made on the rocks by Captain Jack Hawkins. Staten Island Court No. 49, Order jf Amaranth, opened its season last light in the Masonic temple, with a argely attended meeting. In Thousands of Homes early and certain relief is found for the ailments to which all are subject—ailments due to defective or irregular action of the stomach, liver, kidneys or bowels—in the most famous family remedy, the world has ever known. ITOE5 are justly famous because they have proved to be so reliable as correctives or preventives of the sufferings, dull feelings and danger due to indigestion or biliousness. If you will try them to cleanse your system, purify your blood, tone your stomach, stimulate your liver and regulate your bowels, you will know why so many rely on Beecham's Pills to Insure Health and Happiness Largeit Sal· of Any Medicine in the World Sold everywhere. In boxe·, 10c.. 25c· A great bargain in Fall 1 and Winter suits, made j to order at cut prices from ! $14.00 up to $35.00 All colors in Blue serges cheviots and diagonals ol the best materials. CALLS QUTFIREMER Patrolman Arouses Family While Brakeman, Who Dis covers Fire, Turns in Alarm. Special to the ETEXIXO Λ STt'S. Tottenville. Sept 18:—A fire that did about $100 damage to the tailor shop of Joseph Alterman at 213 Main street at 1:45 o'clock this morning caused considerable excrement for a time in that section and routed the family ot Harry Leventon, the owner of the building, who live upstairs, out in their night clothes. The biaze was discovered by Alonzo Wood, of 335 Bayway street, a railroad brake man, who was passing tne place cn his way home from work He called to Patrolman Streeter, who was nearby, and while he ran tc Are îjCX No. 35, at Main street and Amboy avenue, Streeter aroused Levenson I and his family. By the time the ] firemen of Engine Company No. lt'l , and Hook and Ladder Company No. ! 76 arrived the building seemed to be doomed. j The back of the store was all ablaze, but it did not take the flre ' men under Captain Wall and Lleu j tenant Butler long to extinguish the j blaze. The building, which is a big , two-story frame structure owned by Levenson, is insured. The cause of the fire is unknown. Alterman, who ! resided at 160 Main street, closed his place of business last night at 6 o'clock and went to Perth Amboy, it is said, to worship for the Hebrew observance of Yom Kippur, and had not returned yet early this morning, j It is not known whether his stock was insured or not. There was no damage done to the vegetable store of Levenson at 211 Main street in the same building. THREE HELD FOR SESSIONS LINANE IS DISCHARGED special to the EVENING \ KWS. Tottenville, Sept. 18:—In the sec ond distirct court at Stapleton, yes terday, Magistrate Handy held Jacob J. Meabeth, of 147 William street; James C. Brower, of 365 Broadway, and William J, Burke, of 262 Chest nut street, in $100 ball each for the court of special sessions. John Linane, of 80 Church street, who was arrested^ with the other three early Sunday morning charged with assaulting Hans Toft, proprietor of a roadhouse at Richmond, and his son-in-law, Lee D. Rice, was dis charged because It was said he was not implicated in the fight. In court yesterday the charge was changed from felonious assault to that of as sault in the third degree. All three were released in ball furnished by Alderman Charles P. Cole, of Prince Bay, who signed the bonds. They will probably be put on trial next Wednesday. The quartet were repre sented in court by J. Travis King, of Port Richmond. PLEASANT RAINS Mr. and Mrs. John Noble, of New ark, visited in Prince Bay this week. Mrs. Devereaux Knapp and son of New Brighton, visited her sister here this week. Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Hitchcock visited Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Slover, of Old Bridge, Sunday. Frank Daggett, of Brooklyn, vis ited his parents here this week. Isaac Van Allen, of City Island, has been visiting relatives here this week. Mrs. George Huff, of Annadale, is at Baltimore for a visit. Mrs. Wimund Winant is visiting relatives in Newburgh. Mrs. F. W. Bateman, of Great Kills, has been visiting at Roselle, N. J. Miss Beth McKee is home from a visit at Hartsdale, Ν. Y. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Vescelius, of Great Kills, are home from Asbury Park. The monthly visiting day at the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin, Mt. Loretto, will be held tomorrow. Grout As» of Halley'e Comet. While Halley's comet has been lden tifled as a member of our system for over 2,000 years, certain characteris tics of It» orbit lead us to believe that it has been with us at least ten or a huudred times as long as that. According to all accounts, it was a magnificent object at the time of the Norman conquest in 1066. Its head was equal to the full moon in size, and Its tall increased to a wonderful length.—Century. Languid Larry'· Luok, Gentleman—What would you do with a nickel if I gave you one? Tramp (sarcastically)—Git a new rig, mi»ter, an' lome supper an' a night's lodglu' an' breakfast an' dinner termorrow. Gentleman—My good fellow, take this quarter and support yourself for the rest of your life.—Boston Transcript. Expensive Outlook. "My wife Is named Hattle, and, by jlminy, she wants a new hat every month." "Gosh! Prospects look bad for me." "How so?" "I'm engaged to a girl named Ruby." —Louisville Courier-Journal. In Half Mourning. "I don't understand you, Linda. One day you're bright and jolly and the next depressed and sad." "Well, I'm In hnlf mournU»g; that's ' why."—Fliegende Blatter. Kin and King. Kings in the earliest days were mere , ly the "fathers of families," and the 1 word is derived from the same source ι as "kin." Every man will get his rights when ' every man does his duties and not be ' fore. I NEW V. ID. G. A. HEAD SENT 10 ROOSEVELT J. D. Elmendorf, of Derby, in Charge of Association—Is Well Fitted for Position. Special Ιο I he EVEXINO ATEWS. Roosevelt, Sept. 18.—-The follow? ing is a clipping taken from the "Evening Sentinel," Ansonia, Conn., that will be of interest to many of the citizens of this community, es pecially by the members and friends | of the local Y. M. C. Α.: "J. D. Elmendorf, assistant secre-1 tary of the Derby and Shelton Young! Men's Christian Association, has ten dered his resignation to accept the position of general secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at Roosevelt, New Jer sey. Mr. Elmendorf came to Derby a little more than four years ago, to | succeed Calvin Ballard, who went to 1 Waterbury. Previous to coming to ι Derby he was a student in Taylor ; University, Indiana, graduating from | there in 1911. His work In connec-1 tlon with the local association has | been of a high order and has meant much to the development of all the departmental activities of the organ- ' ization. His appreciation has been ! strong of the all around work that an up-to-date association should do and he has co-operated fully and en thusiastically with all the depart ments and committees, and auxilia ries in the working out of plans and then securing the results. "Mr. Elmendorf has also had a deep interest In every thing which 1 has been for the good of the com- ! munity. During the past year he ! was president of the Derby Civic j Club and gave much time and thought to that organization. He j was a leader in the work of the Der by M. E. church, of which he was a member, especially in the Epworth j League and the Sunday school Many of the churches and their subsidiary societies have called upon him for advice and assistance. Throughout hip whole time in this field, his ser vice has been marked with a spirit of earnestness and zeal and the de sire to be of the largest value in every possible way, especially to older boys and young men. "He has a very large acquaintance in this community and all who know him will be interested in his success in the new field where he is to be lo cated. He has the best wishes of the people of Derby and Shelton." Recent activities at the Y. M. C. A . Athletic*». The track team of the Roosevelt Y. M. C. A. on Labor Day at the meet in Milltown captured a few more honors and trophies. The following members were entered in the meet: Messrs. Janovsik. Young, Cutter, Fitzgerald, Kapushy, Price, Carleton and Nuguy. Clayton Young carried the field in the 440-yard dash, finish ing strong although he was handi capped fifteen yards. Henry Carle ton won third place in the one-mile race and Price finished a close fourth. George Janovsik in the five mile run finished eighth, but made a strong race, losing the prize hon ors because of the liberal handicap the other competitors were given over him. There were one hundred men who started in the five-mile race and when Fitzgerald finished \ eighteenth it was considered re markably well and his admirers look for a better showing from him in the coming meets. The track team is growing and at the present time twenty members are on the team. Plans are now In the works for special activities this fall and winter that when the out door season opens next spring the men will be in strong condition. Last Saturday Manager Goderstad saw his men add two more silver cups to their collection. Accompa nied by a few friends the team en tered the athletic meet in Newark. Janovsik won first place in the mile and Cutter came in third in the final heat in the 100 yard dash. The time for the tmile was 4 minutes 51 seconds, and Cutter's time in the 100 was 10 3-5, which was one-fifth slower than first. Nuguy finished fourth In the one-mile walk. Young running scratch, allowing a twenty yard handicap in the 440, took the fourth place honors, however, de feating McCormick, from Perth Am boy, who also ran from scratch. The next meet will be held in Newark today and the Y. men are hoping to make an equal if not a still better showing. Tennis. On the return in tennis with the Perth Ambov players, the Roosevelt men were the victors and therefore winning the tournament. The first match on the Amboy courts resulted in a clean sweep for the local men, but the match last Saturday was a-ell contested and the visitors were lot easily defeated. However, vic :ory finally rame to the home play ers by 4% points to 1%. It is ex pected that the Roosevelt Y. M. C. A. nay have again the privilege of neeting the Amboy association for 3the* JTriendly competitive matches ind tournaments. Committee Work. The new general secretary is mak ng appointments with the various :ommittees for the purpose of begin ling very shortly the departmental ictivities of the association. Mem )ers of the Y. and those on the com mittees are requested to watch the aulletin board for special announce nents and to keep in touch with Mr. 31mendorf regarding the coming im jortant meetings when the commit :ees will be called so as to draw up he plans and policies for their re ipective departments for the coming ieason. .ECTURES BOYS WHO PLACED OBSTRUCTIONS ON TRACKS lpeclal to the EYEWINO NEWS. Helmetta Sept. 18:-—Leo Nadol ki, Joseph Makes, Prank Gayda and sadore Shaviriski, all young boys of his place, were given a hearing be ore Mayor Charles W. Bumstead ■esterday on complaint of the Penn ylvania Railroad Company that the >oye had placed obstructions on the racks on the night of September 14. The boys pleaded guilty and were liven a severe reprimand by the nayor who threatened the boys with ommitment to the county Jail and he Home for Boys if they were ever >efore him again. POLICE ARE HURT IN Jersey City Reserves are Called Out to Rescue Comrades— Chisels, Axes, Clubs Used. Jersey City, Sept. 18.—The [iolice re serves of Jersey City succeeded In quelling the first riot of longshoremen who went on strike for higher wages Chisels, aies, stones and clubs were flying through the air at Jersey ave nue and Canal street for almost a half hour, until several men and a woman were taken away In a patrol wagon. A small contingent of strikers and their sympathizers, including men. women and children, gathered at the Lehigh Valley freight depot to express their mutual grievances to the men employed by the railroad. When the four policemen who were stationed at the river front to prevent any dis turbance attempted to quiet the mob they were ridiculed and insulted. In a short time the air was full of missiles, which the mob began hurling with such perfect aim that the police men were compelled to seek shelter. A telephone call summoned every available policeman in the city to the rescue of their comrades, and several arrests followed. Patrolman Clark, who had a hand to hand battle with Theodore Reshinski of 2090 Grand ave nue and his wife, Frances, finally suc ceeded in subduing the pair and lead ing them to a patrol wagon. The po liceman alleged that the woman manip ulated her finger nails with wonderful skill, while her husband was a clever artist with a chisel. Three other men were arrested. They were Tony Llplnsky, thirty-two, of 20βθ Grand avenue; William Bolley, twenty five, and Charles Miller, both of 2373 Grand avenue. Frank Hague, director of public safety, declared that Sheriff Eugene Kirkhead had promised assistance should there l>e any more trouble. The longshoremen and freight hand lers went or strike Thursday, asking for more wages. Their leaders stated that they had to work more than usual because of the large number of war orders from the allies. About 200 freight handlers and labor ers left the employ of the Jersey Cen tral rallroall in the Communipaw yards and piers when they were in formed of the action taken by the men of the IiOhlgh Valley railroad. Captain T. J. Murphy of the Communipaw ave nue station and forty policemen had no <}lfflculty in keeping order. No ar rests were made. SOUTH AMROY COUPLE WED AT KEYPORT PARSONAGE Special to the EVENING XEWS Keyport, Sept. IS:—Mrs. Lillian M. Webb and Thomas A. Leonard, of South Amboy, were united in mar riage at the parsonage of Calvary M. E. church Thursday night by Rev. William Adams, the witness to the ceremony being Mary E. Walling. The bride is a former resident of the borough. Astonished Hiram. "Jist listen, Hiram Tallgrass. to this here piece in the paper, will ye?" ex citedly exclaimed Ma Tallgrass. "It eaye as how old Deacon Medder β boy, Jim, what went ter the city tew years ago, has jist got tew thousand dollars for a new serial!" "By heck!" an swered Hiram. "I knowed Jim wuz buyin' up second-hand mattresses when he fust went ter the city, but I'll be hanged if I βτβτ thought he wuz doin' it ter make breakfas' food outen them!"—Judge. TEACHERS' RETIREMENT FUND MEETING THIS MORNING New Brunswick, Sept. 18—The annual county meeting of the Teach ers Retirement Fund was held in eac hcoupnty this morning, the ses einos opening at 10:30 o'clock. The meeting for Middlesex county teach ers was held in the office of H. Brew- j ster Willis, county superintendent of I schools, here. An abstract of the state treasurer's report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, was made public this morn ing. The fund has shown a surplus! for each and every year of its eigh-1 teen years of active service. The surplus on business of the year, 1914-1915 is $28,728, and the total receipts, $235,80. Feelings to Be Considered. "Do you know the Ten Command ments?" "Oh, yes, ' replied Miss Cayenne; "but I shouldn t venture to recite them in a general gathering of our friends, it mightn't ve considered tactful " SUPREME COURT CASES TO BE TRIEO TUESDAY MORNING New Brunswick, Sept. 18—Su preme Court Justice James J. Ber gen will come here Tuesday morn ing and open the September term of court, An unusually large number of causes are on the calendar, in the supreme anr circuit courts, for the new term. Justice Bergen will also charge the new grand jury of Tues day. A non-suit was granted last term in the suit of W. Foster Tyr rell, of Perth Amboy, against the Central Railroad Company, for dam ages sustained when a Central rail road engine run down Tyrrell's auto. This suit is on the list again. 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