MRS. JOHN SMITH
ENTERTAINS AT PARTY
Mrs. John Smith, of 233 Sheridan
street. entertained a number of
friends at a birthday party held at
her home last night. Vocal selections
were rendered during the niglit by
Richard Hill and Miss Elizabeth Wll
ber. A novelty dance was given by
Miss Elizabeth Wilber and John
Smith. The hostess was the recipient
of many beautiful gifts. Refresh
ments were served at a late hour.
Those present were the Misses
Elizabeth Wilber. Alice Segar; Laura
Olsen, Clara Peterson. Anna Olson,
Myrtle Smith, Messrs. Richard Hill,
Emanuel Sorenson, Hans Holt,
Stephen Broske. Warren Harrison, of
this city; James Delton and John
Miller, of New York: Mr. and Mrs.
John Smith, Mrs. Marie Olsen, Mrs.
Caroline Peterson. Mr. and Mrs. ΛΝΊΙ
liam Pucker and son Russell, Mr.
and Mi's. Ralph Dirks, of Vernal,
Utah; J. I*. Sorenson and Mrs. Peter
Larsen. of East Millstone.
RAISE *350 AT FAIR «1VKN
BY WOMEN OF ST. STEPHEN'S.
The Ladies' Aid Society of St
Stephen's Danish Lutheran church
held an interesting meeting in the
basement of the church on Broad
street last night. The report of the
annual fair was.received showing thai
$3 50.72 had been cleared instead o1
$325 which was the amount formerly
The president of the society thanks
the committer of the society whicl
has assisted her with the work of con
ducting the fair and the committee ir
t*irn thanked all of those who hac
helped to make it a success. The so
-ciety donated $10 to the Sundaj
School's Christmas tree.
Following the meeting a social tinu
LAST StrPPEH TOMiàllT AT
OLD I*.\PT1ST rUl'HCU
The last of the congregational
suppers to be given by the Ladies'
Aid Society of the First Baptist
chureh In the present chapel is
scheduled to be held tonight. A menu
consisting of chick on patties, potato
salad, relish, pickles, rolls, pie. tea
and coffee, will be served.
An attractive musical program has
been ararnged to follow immediately
after the supper, games to bring the
night's fun to an appropriate close.
Two tables will he served, the first
at. 6 o'clock and the second at 6:45
o'clock. Mrs. John E. Bernard is in
charge of the supper, Mrs. W. H.
Bawden in charge of the musical
part of the program, and Miss Flor
DANISH FOLK PLAN FOR BIG
CHRISTMAS ΤΗΚΕ CELEHRATION
The annual Christmas tree célébra
tion of the Danish Brotherhood anc
Sisterhood will be held at Washing
ton hall Monday night, Dec. 26. Thi:
annual event held for the members ο
the families of the two organization:
is expected to bring together man}
more than last year when a most .sue
cessful event was held. There will b<
a Christmas tree and gifts will be giv
en to the children. Dancing will b<
held and refreshments will be servet
C*)ME READY TO GET UKD
CROSS SEALS AT ( LI B SESSION
The reg:ular meeting of the Perth
Amboy Woman's Club will be held
Monday afternoon in the Presbyte
rian chapel, at which time Mrs.
Marion Atwell will give the third ol
1 " ιΐΒϋΜ on current events.
ïïipmbers oT the Woman's Clul:
m^who have not yet secured their lied
Cross seals are requested to attend
this meeting prepared to buy them
as this will greatly assist the work
of the committee in charge of this
branch of Woman's Club work.
Th· next meeting of the Literature
Department of the Woman's Clul
will be held Tuesday afternoon u1
S:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs
Rossi, on Lewis street. At this time
the members will read Yeat's "The
Hour Glass," Synge's "Riders to the
Sea," and Lady Gregory's "The Ris
ing of the Moon."
EP WORTH LEAGUE CHOIR T<
The Epworth Leag-ue choir of Simp
eon Methodist church will meet, to
night at 7:40 o'clock to rehearse will
the senior choir of the church.
SEWING CIRCLE AT SESSION.
The Ladies' Sewing Circle, of the
First Presbyterian church, held its
weekly meeting in the ladies' parloi
of the church yesterday afternoon
the women sewing aprons at thai
time. Thf society adjournerl unti
the first week in January on accouni
of the Christmas holidays. Mrs. A1
fred Mullen, of Rector street, ii
chairman of the society.
TO HAVE CHRISTMAS TREE.
The Danish One Hundred Men anc
One Hundred Ladies Societies art
completing arrangements for theli
Christmas tree celebration that is tc
be held at Washington hall. Thurs
day night, December 28. An inter
esting program will be arranged foi
Mrs. Annie Beunett, who lias been
visiting her brother, Frank Parsons,
of 23.9 State street, lias returned to
her home in York town Heights, N.
Mrs. John Mulchaliey, of llahwuy,
formerly of this city, was a local visi
Mrs. William Llewellyn and «laugh
ter Ruth have returned from Sault
Sto. Marie, Canada. They will spend
the winter months with Mrs. Llewrl
lyn's mother, Mrs. Moore, of Brigh
ton avenue, returning in the spring
• to Canada.
START PLANs l oll ( IIUISTMAS
I Preparations arc being· made by
three organizations of the Danish
Methodist church for the celebration
of Christmas. The Epworth League
will have its celebration in the chapel
of the church Tuesday night, Decem
ber 26, and the célébration of the
Sunday school will be held Thursday
night, December 28. The new mis
sion connected with the church in
the northern section of the city will
have its celebration Thursday night,
MATH HANSEN HOST TO MANY.
Math Hansen, of 184 New Bruns
wick avenue, entertained between
thirty and forty of his friends and
I relatives at his home last night in
honor of his sixty-third birthday. A
jolly Unie was had by all present, sev
eral rendering vocal selections dur
ing the early part of the night after
which cards were played, ν A lunch
eon was served. ^
SIMPSON CHOIfl REHEARSES.
A special rehearsal of the Simpson
M. K. choir was held last night at
tho home of Mrs. William H. Hesser,
'179 Rector street. The music to be
given at Christmas Was gone over
after which refreshments were serv
ed and a social hour enjoyed. There
will be another rehearsal in the
church tonight at 8 oclock.
MISS BESS ELLIS TO WED.
Announcement has been made by
] Herman Ellis of this city that the
ι marriage of his daughter, Bess to
Harry Marks, will take place at G
] o'clock Tuesday night," Jan. 9. at tho
Hotel Savoy, Fifth avenue and Fifty
I ninth street, New York city.
.II MOR AUXILIARY TO MEET.
ι The Junior Auxiliary and Rector's
j Guild of St. Peter's church will not
j hold any regular meetings until Mon
I day, Jan. 8.
LICENSE TO WED.
A marriage liccnse was issued yes
terday by City Clerk Wilbur LaRoe
to Kdward II. Griffin and Lillian El
ENJOY BUSY SESSION
The Ladies' Aid Society of tho
Danish Methodist church met at the
home of Mrs. Chris Christolïersen,
14 0 Gordon street, yesterday after
noon. Refreshments were served.
■ lAi nil a VI
ij One candidate was obligated in the
j first degree by Valhalla Lodge, No.
l'7 5. Odd Fellows. last niglit. The
first nomination of oflicers took place
foi the election that is to be held
the last Thursday this month. The
second nomination will be held next
WOULD EXAMINE BOOKS
Henry E. Ackerson, Jr., counsel for
the .Monmouth board of freeholders,
offered several suggestions toward se
curing an economical and efficient ad -
ministration to the freeholders at their
meeting last Wednesday. Mr. Acker
son suggested that an expert account
ant be secured to go over the books
of the county, and stated one should be
secured who is also an efficient expert
and that he should be imstructed to
install new and improved methods of
accounting if he thought it advisable.
Mr. Ackerson also stated that he
thought it would be a good plan for
the freeholders to visit other county
boards and see how they conducted the
public business. Another suggestion
made by Mr. Ackerson was the buying
of rood and bridge materials in large
quantities so that they could be se
cured at a cheaper price.
T.Ioyd George Has Severe Cold.
T.ondon, Dec. 15—Prime Minister
T.loyd George's condition has taken a
slight turn for the worse. He suf
fered considerably from a severe chill
contracted early in the week and his
physicians have ordered him to re
main in bed a few days more.
Friends hope he will be able to ap
pear in the House of Commons next
Tuesday, as planned.
Arrest Disorderly Man
Mike Danich, forty-five years old.
of Marlboro, near Red Bank, charged
with being drunk and disorderly last
night, was first fined $5 and then
discharged with a reprimand today.
He was arrested by Patrolman
See German Warship Wreckage.
J,ondon, Dec. 15.—Wreckage of a
German torpedo boat has been washed
ashore near Gothenburg, says the Ex
change Telegraph's Copenhagen cor
The correspondent reports also that
the Danish steamçr Vidar, bound for
Hull with agricultural products, had
been captured by the Germans and
taken into Swlnemunde.
Funeral for .Mines It. Ourric
Funeral services for James R.
Currie, held yesterday afternoon from
the undertaking parlor of Eugene J.
Mullen, of New Brunswick avenue,
were attended by a number of mem
bers of Middlesex Council No. l»3, Jr.
Ο. 1". A. M., to which he belonged,
besides friends and relatives. Rev.
William H. Bawdfcn, pastor of the
First Baptist churcli, officiated at the
service of the church and Edward
Munn. assisted by John Piatt, con
ducted the ritual of the Mechanics at
the grave. Members of Middlesex
Council acted as bearers.
Funeral for Victor llulsman
Funeral services for Victor Huls
man, of 618 Elizabeth street, were
held from his late residence this
morning followed by a solemn mass
of requiem at St. Mary's church at 10
o'clock. Rev. Cliarles Farran officiat
ed. Interment was in St. Mary's
cemetery. Members of Liberty Hook
Ladder Company and Court Am·
boy. Foresters of America, to which
he belonged, acted as bearers. Sev
eral floral tributes were received.
Funeral for Eleanor Rutlicr
Roecusl to the KVSNtNG NK9V8.
Keyport, Deo. 15:—The funeral of
I Eleanor Ruther, the three months'
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy
Ruther, of East Keyport, was held
on Wednesday afternoon. Rev. IL W.
Brueninghausen, rector of St. Mary's
Episcopal church, officiating. The
interment was in Green Grove ceme
tery under the direction of Under
taker Harvey s. Bed)·. The infant
died at the home of lier parents
I Monday afternoon.
$10,000 PROPERTY DEAL
Improved property, including a I
two-story brick building, at 170 New j
Brunswick avenue has been sold by ι
Hans Nielson to Walter Ewert. The
new owner conducts a restaurant on
the premises. He contemplates sev
eral improvements. The considera
tion involved in the transaction was
I about $10,000.
HEARING DEC. 26
ffftttia! to the EVENING NEWS.
New Brunswick, Dec. 1Λ:—A hear
ing of the State Board of Guardians
regarding the disposition of cases in
which homeless children and widows
are concerned was today set down
for Tuesday, December 26, commenc
ing at 10:30 o'clock in the morning.
SAYS GUILTY TO LARCENY,
GETS ONE DAY IN JAIL
Special to ths EVENING NEWS.
New Β runs wick, Dec. 15—Arthur
Russell, a negro nailing from Peters
burg:, Va., who pleaded guilty to a.
charge of lar^/ny and receiving, wae
today let oft' with a sentence of a day
in jail. Judge Daly took into consid
eration the fact that the man had
spent four weeks in jail awaiting dis
position of the case. It was charged
that Russell stole a suit case and
LODGE ELECTS OFFICERS
Election of officers of Star of Grace
Lodge, No. 71, Shepherds of Bethle
hem, took place last night when the
following were named; commander,
W4Hiam Langan; vice commander,
Charles Palmer; chaplain, Mrs. Bessie
Halsey; scribe, Miss Agnes Greya: ac
countant, Mrs. George Brooks,treas
urer, Mrs. Mary Langan; past com
mander, George Brooks; marsh all,
Miss Ella Anderson; mistress of cere
monies, Mrs. Mary Greenf outside
guard. Miss Elizabeth Ayers; inside
guard, Miss Elizabeth Cosgrove; trus
tee for eighteen months, Miss Rose
SAYS NOT GUILTY
Boecial to the EVNKING KEW3.
New Brunswick, Dec. 15.—Benny
Bart today entered a plea of not guil
ty to a charge of larceny here. Ray
mond Lyons was assigned to defend
the prisoner. It is Lyons' first case.
The basketball gaine between the
Riversides and County Five, sched
uled to have been held tonight, has
been postponed on account of weather |
MANY ENJOY LECTURE
About seventy-flve enjoyed the lec
ture on "The Jews as a Nation Among
Nations" which was given in the Y.
M. II. A. hall last night by Dr. Kope
lovitch of New York city. The lecture
was given under the auspices of the
Radical Library Association.
Has Her Arm Fractured
Jessie Deminsky, of 448 Clove \
street, received a fracture of the
right arm this morning when she fell
to the sidewalk on her way to work
in one of the local cigar factories.
She was taken to the hospital and
attended by Dr. Martin S. Meinzer.
An X-ray will be taken of her in
Injured by Motorcycle
Peter Kjersgaard, of 404 Wash
ington street, was injured painfully
when run down by a motorcycle near
his home yesterday. He sustained a
severe laceration on the right leg
which required five stitches. The
victim is now at his home under the
care of Dr. I. Siegel. Patrolman
Steed, who investigated the accident,
learned the motorcycle was ridden by
Itek'listag Meets in MonthT
Amsterdam, Dec. 15.—The Berlin
Tageblatt says that the next regular
session of the Reichstag will take
place about the middle of January,
unless important events necessitate
an earlier convocation.
Property Is Sold.
Property consisting of lots and a
six-family apartment house at 33G-338
Madison avenue, s^ld by Aaron Kauf
man to Samuel Eisner, brought $16,
000, it was announced today. The sale
was consummated by Carl Fassle with
«'harles L. Stcuerwald.
Question of Ireland.
fbu r'nltm Pi Wtrm
London, Dec. lu—"A new state of
affairs in Ireland is most desirable,"
Chncellor of the Exchequer Bonar
Law, announced in commons today,
lauding a speech by Irish Nationalist
Of all colors rod is the moet con
spicuous at a distance.
The fellow who has made up his
mind that he can't., won't.
RECEIVED TOO LATE FOR
IF PARTY who took black and green
boy»*' bi'yele from Y. M. C. A.'yes
terday afternoon will kindly re
turn it to ISO Madison Ave., he will
avoid further trouble.
PAIR tortoise shell eye «Inane*; re
ward. Return 134 Brighton Ave.
FASHION All LB LADIES' TAILOR
60 Smith St
Come and see m© about your new
suit, coat, or dress, ior I am c-'iuipped
with all the latest models and ma
terials. I also remodel and repair fur
and plush coata.
IJtîadaci.j pftrvouenees and other
trouble^ are caused by defective eyes.
Proper glasses will afford relief.
DR. F.J. MON AGH AN 2£&t
75 Smtlh St.
Dally 9:30 to 12 a. m.; 1:30 to 5:30 p. m,
Monday. Friday and Saturday until
8:30 Ό. m.
, Recommended by Dr. Wilson. Dr
Fithian, Dr. Hay, Dr. Melnzer, Dr
Smith and other·. Sunda> Appointment
ΓΙ"ί»«> t'y5 Repwlrlnn
Retail Liquor Dealer
284 Smith St. Telephone 7îl<
Beer Bottler and Distributor ol
Leading Beers. Quick Delivery to A1
Parts of the City.
GRAHAM & McKEON
ExcavatlnK, Gradlne. Etc. Sand,
Giavel. Broken Stoue. Carting. Etc.
2(14 SMITH STREET
225 NEW BRUNSWICK AVE.
Telephones· 215-J 180-R 422-J
RAG RUGS WOVEN
18 In. to 10 ft wide without seama
We will, or customer may. suppl?
the rage. You can save by buying dl
rect W -lte for circular*. Rug· mtd
from old carpets. We pay the frelgb
charges to us.
FARMER RUG & CARPET CO
Hov*h River. !f. J. Pho·» 12-V
Broad St. Keyport Tel. 123-ft
All kinds of work don· and labor
furnished on percentage or contract.
Choose your eifti when you hrv
ample time to devote to the selectio:
of ench one. A small deposit on any ο
our Jewelry or Cut Glass will hold sam
until railed for.
We carry s complete line of .ill hig
grnde makes of Bicycles.
Agency for the Pierce, Pope an
332 State St.
SPECIALIST IN «ASSAM
London Medical Diploma.
374 Oak St. Phone 772-R
C. P. CONVCRY
HE SELLS COAL
WHOLESALE OR RETAIL
558 State St.
Pockets Lehiqh Valley Railroad
MISS S. PETERSON
Hair Dressing Dolls' Wigs
Co·. Smith St. and Nailson Ave.
Phone 1542. I
DR. F. MORROW
The RARITAN BUILDING
Cor. Smith St· and Madlflon Ave.
Room 304 K'hone 1541
office: hours *
9 to 8 ually
Monday and Saturday Evenings
THE BEST WAY '
. TO SHIP FREIGHT
, I* via th·
NEW YORK and NEW JERSEY
Are You Dissatisfied
With Your Appearance?
Do you know that nice
straight teeth count for
much in good looks?
If your teeth are irregu
lar or unsighty, we will
straighten and improve
them for you.
Call and let us show you
what we are doing in the
way of regulating.
We won't over charge
Dr. J. P. Saiter
119 Smith St., cor. State
Dr· Bernard Feldman
320 State Street, near Smith
ΡΕΚΤΗ AMBOY, N. J.
Hours: 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily
Evenings by Appointment.
Auto Van and Express
Loral and Lone Distance
Moving and Trucking
PERTH AMBOY, N.J.
3S0 Oak St. 4 Tel. 1520-J
J. B. RUE Detective Arjency
Formerly Chief of Detective· Prose
cutor of (he Plea» Office
Monmouth County. New Jersey.
Ask us about our residential and com
mercial contract investigations.
Suite Seven· Second National Bank
Building. Red Hank. New Jemej.
Storage and Trucking
Estimates Cheerfully Purnishtfc
238-23R herldan St. Perth Amb»y
J. S. HANSON
Plumbing, Gas. Steam Fitting,
Jobbing Promptly Attended To.
11β NEW BRUNSWICK AVE.
Telephone 724. Residence 32-W
Cor. Hall &
Ν. N. ALLING
Residence 195 Gordon St
2βί HICH STREET
Funeral Director and
Closed Car» for
Weddings, Funerals, Etc.
Taxi Calls Attended To
On Call Day or Night
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY TOURS
Kcw Y*rk 4· β·τ··Μί, G·^ «ad retva. Ill cipenw· Uelalel
Imfnruatlon aai IHaerarj apoa (rqaeai At tk·
JACOB OOLDBSKOB& TICKET AGE1ÏCJY,
nrtk Amhmr. M.
We Have Beau
for Men, Women
and Children at
Vviiy Not Give Something Useful as Well as Ornamental
We have fur-trimmed felt, juliets in prevailing colors for
Women and Children 75c up to $1.75
Men's and Women's House Slippers 85c up to $1.50
Women's fine soft kid bedroom slippers $1.35
Men's tan and black kid Opera and Everett '
House Slippers $1.50 up to $2.50
Men's Beaver warm-lined Slippers and Leather
lined kid Juliets $1.35 up to $2.00
Children's nice warm felt Slippers, with leather
or felt soles 50c and 65c
Over-Gaiters, Blacking Sets, Shoe Brushes, Shoe Polish, Rubber
Boots, Boot Socks, White Tennis Bals and other
Practical Gifts in the Finding line.
• Come Here for Your Christmas Shoes and Slippers.
You Can't Do Better!
I. C. MOORE CO.
"The House for Good Footwear'
M SMITH 8TBE2T
· ' . ,
Our Huge Christmas
Stocks are Ready!
The Briegs Store has assembled the
greatest aggregation of sensible, service
able gifts we have ever shown.
Our first recommendation for a sub
stantial, perfect gift for a man or young
man, takes the form of a finely tailored
Suit or Overcoat
A good suit or overcoat will be a con
tinual source of satisfaction for more than
a year to come, and the excellence of
Briegs-Built Clothes will be a constant
reminder of the giver.
$12.50, $15, $18, $20, $25, $30
Boys' Suits, Overcoats and Mackinaws
$4.50 to $10.50
"The Store That Satisfies'
The Tailory Clothier and Haberdasher
91 SMITH STREET
Store Open Every Evening Until Xmas.
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