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HEARING ONTROLLEï! i-~ I Roosevelt Borough Council to Meet Freeholders on Road Improvements Next Monday —Other Business. Special to the EVENING NEWS. Roosevelt, March 23.— while tt was announced that the Public Service Railway Company was not prepared at this time to proceed with trolley exten sion here, the borough council in ses sion last night again discussed the pro posed extension of trolley service to the Carteret section and practically de cided upon a conference with Public Service officials. They decided to make an effort to meet with the County Board of Freeholders Monday after noon to view road improvements about the borough, considered a petition for improving Lefferts street, discussed the urging of commercial electric ser vice from East Rah way and up and considered a number of other proposi tions. The council adjourned to meet Monday afternoon. Mayor Joseph A. Hermann, Councilmen James Kelly, Harry Morecraft, William J. Lawlor, Herman Qerke, Frank Andres, Bor ough Clerk Quinn, Engineer Simons, _ Collector Brady and Street Coftimis ' eioner Crane were present. The Public Service Railway Com pany had a communication before the borough officials, in which it set forth that it could not make trolley exten sions at this time, but expressed a wil lingness to have its representatives meet the borough officials to discuss the project. The subject was discussed at length and then laid over pending a joint conference. Reporte rendered showed progress made on various public improvements about the borough. The clerk was in structed to communicate with the free holders in an effort to arrange for a - joint meeting between the council and freeholders Monday afternoon, at • which time the borough officials would have the freeholders view certain im provements. Adjournme: f was ac cordingly taken to that time. A number of property owners along T^efferts street tiled a petition request ing that the street be improved to the extent of grading and macadamizing. The matter was referred to the street and i oad committee. i'hairman Morecraft, of the light committee, spoke upon a plan to urge extension of electric lines about East - Rahway. It was pointed out that bor ough residents there were prepared to connect up with electric lines. Indi cations are that such extension will be urged by the officials. The Board of Health had a letter before the council requesting that it be favored with an appropriation of $2,000 to carry on health department work in the borough for the ensuing flscul year. It was referred to the fi nance committee. A proposition to raise the pay of members of the police department was discussed and laid over for future consideration. A communication from the County Board of Taxation requesting the rear rangement of taxing lists to make them conform with the legal tax maps was received and referred to the finance committee. Boroug^JJagk^Ar Simons presented maps sh^H^^^Biayout of the Sabo Ira^ÉM^^^^^^Hpanying was a re °* the ΛΙ artfc nd tti -irabmit ted -giving: details of tlio subsequent .«ale ' of a. epw tmtr thé legal time limit. He Included a report showing the balance of cash left after expenses had been paid. The street commissions· notified the council that a representative of a street sljfn company would appear at the next council meeting to submit samples and prices of signs. Committees having charge of the various public work under way report ed progress, and a number of bills were audited and ordered paid. GIVEN RECEPTION Bperial to the KVEtfINQ NEW8. Hazlet, March 23—Mr. and Mrs. P. Otto Weigand, Sr., were given a sur prise party on Wednesday night at their homo In honor of their twenty fifth wedding anniversary. It was a complete surprise to Mr. and Wei gand. but Mrs. Welgand was "wise." The evening was pleasantly spent In playing cards. Piano and cornet mu sic was rendered by Miss Hattle S. Webster and Angelo M. Webster. During the evening Mr. and Mrs. Wel gand were presented with silver can dle sticks and a bouquet of twenty five pink roses In honor of the oc casion. ROOSEVELT MEN FINED Special to the EVENISO NFWB. Roosevelt, March 23—Charged by Bpeclal Olllcer Lavarett, of the Central Railroad Company, with trespassing on railroad property In the borougli Mfcrrls Winters, a new resident here, Lus been fined $2 by Recorder Hell. Steve Vershagy was arrested by Pa trolman Powling In the Carteret sec tion yc-s,terday on a charge of being drunk and disorderly. y Police guard at the strike scene of the Wheeler Condenser and Kngineer / Ing Company has been doubled, owing to the reported attempts of striking laborers to interfere with the duties of others. To Have Food Sale. Keyport, March 23.—The Toadies' Aid of the Keyport Presbyterian church will hold a food sale at the Gas Olllco Saturday pfternoon. March 24. Excellent home made cod flsh balls will be an added feature. DONT FUSS WITH MUSTARDPLASTERS! Musterole Works Easier, Quicker and Without the Blister There's no sense in mixing a mess of Bustard, flour and water when you cai easily relieve pain, soreness or stiffnes. with a little clean, white Musterole. Musterole is made of pure oil of mus tard and other helpful ingredients, com bined in the form of a pleasant white ointment. It takes the place of out-of date mustard plasters, and will not blister. Musterole usually gives prompt relief from sore throat, bronchitis, tonsilitis, croup, stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, head ache, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains ana aches of the back or •joints, sprains, sore muscles, bruises, chilblains, frosted feet, colds of the (hest (it often prevents pneumonia), | f/EiLEH CO. FùRMtfiLY HERE, ^OLD BY hECtlVEH The plant and equipment of the Weiler Manufacturing: Company, near New Brunswick, who formerly occu pied the city dock property in Front street, was sold under the auc tioneer's hammer following financial difficulties which placed the company in the hands of a receiver last No vember. The Weiler concern was formerly in business here, and after numerous difficulties constructed a plant in North Brunswick township, where they manufactured products similar to those made here, coal tar products being their specialty. The plant was ι moved to the county seat about eigh teen months ago and it was believed that the company was prospering until the sudden financial crash last November. Randolph Perkins was then appointed receiver and carried the business on until the sale on Wednesday, of which he had entire charge. The plant, equipment and appur tenances were sold to John J. White, of New York. The Atlcaux Company of Boston, and Albert R. Cowles, of Sewaren, were the other bidders. The bid for which the plarnt was sold to Mr. White was $25,100, the price be ing subject to a lien claim of $28,000, bringing the purchase price up to $53,100. WILL FILE BRIEFS IN MATAWAN CASE Action in Freehold Before Judge Lawrence in Compen sation Case for Death of Michael Cariff. fijiccmZ to the EVENING NEWS. Freehold, March 23—That the com pany cannot be held liable for the In jury or death of an employe Injured or killed while employed on α train engaged in Interstate commerce under the states employers' liability act, but must be held, If at all, under the federal liability act, was the conten tion of counsel for the Central Rai road Company of New Jersey before Judge Rulif V. Lawrence in contest ing the suit of Mrs. Mary Caniff, of Matawan, for compensation under the stale liability act, for the death of her husband, Michael Caniff, who was killed at Matawan on November 10 last. It was shown that the freight train | of Ave cars on which the deceased was employed as a braheman at the time of his death, contained one car of goods billed to pier 8 51, New York, and It was therefore claimed that Caniff was engaged In Interstate com merce. John J. Quinn, representing Mrs. Caniff, brought out the fact that Caniff was employed solely on the branch from Freehold to Matawan. Judge Lawrence reserving decision to give the railroad lawyers opportunity to file a brief, intimated that his de cision would be In favor of Mrs. Ca niff. Mrs. Caniff has two minor chil dren. If the decision favors her, she will receive for 300 weeks forty-five per cent of Mr. Caniff s averago earn ings the last six months of Μλ life, and this was shown to beJ20.56 Djyi M^Bdead in bed Mrs. Mary Hoi™, fifty years old, was found dead In bed at her home, 353 Fayette street, at 6 o'clock this morning. She was found by her hus band, Michael Holos, when he went to call her. Coroner Eugene J. Mul len, who was called, said the 'woman had died of heart diseace. She had been ill several months ago with heart trouble, it was learned by the coroner, but had had no medical at tention since January. Coroner Mul len gave Undertaker Thomas F. Burke a permit for the burial. Resides her husband, the woman is survived by several children. STATE AUTO INSPECTOR CONDUCTING CRUSADE HERE State Automobile Inspector H. G. Hurton, of Ne<w Brunswick, Is In this city today conducting a crusade against the use of metal dimmers on»bulbs of automobile lamps and giving notice that hereafter wagons and other horse drawn vehicles must be equipped with light In front and behind when used at night. In accordance with a new ruling for tills year, auto Inspectors are making a general crusade atrainst the use of the so-called "no-glare" contrivances made to clasp over auto bulbs. They do not come under the law as approved dimmers and cannot bo used, It Is stated. Under a new law horse-drawn vehic les used at night must bo equipped with a white light In front and a red lipM to the left In the rear. This law will be rigidly enforced owing to the many dangers caused by absence of lights on all vehicles, inspectors de clare. CONFER SECOND DEGREE The second degree was conferred on four candidates by Valhalla Lodgo No. 275, Odd Fellows, last night. Paul Petersen, acting as degree mas ter, conferred the degrees. The new regalia recently purchased by the lodge were used for the first time by tho team. At the next meeting the third degree will be conferred on the same number of candidates to make hem full Hedged Odd Fellows. BEN WÉLCH'S bis New Show La je > tic, I uesoay, March 271 ROBBERY CASES IN POLICE COURT Hear Charges of Alleged Hold up, House Robbery and Oth er Larceny Cases—Several are Fined by the Recorder. An alleged holdup, a house robbery and other larceny cases figured prominently in the business of the weekly night session of police court here last night. A man who claimed to have been the victom of a holdup gang which, he said, had been led by George Stone, appeared before Recorder Pickersgill for warrants. He declared that Stone, who has a police record, and three other young men held him up and beat and robbed him in this city recently. Warrants were Issued. The police were notified at 8:30 o'clock last night that the home of Richard Heller at 209 Madison ave nue had been entered and that a suit of clothes of dark and light check, valued at $25, had been stolen. An Investigation Is under way. Raymond Kromer, arrested recent ly in Easton, Pa., and brought to this city by Detective Sergeant Huff to answer to a charge of stealing a gold watch and $2 from Owen Cul ton, was released last night after agreeing to pay a fine of $10, which his accuser guaranteed. Culton's heart softened as Kromer began to cry after being ordered held in de fault of $300 ball to await the action of the grand jury on a charge of grand larceny. The prisoner pleaded guilty. Several boys arraigned on charges of stealing from α bakery, α feed store and a grocery store, were ordered placed on probation. They were Wil liam Szmansky, fifteen, of 612 Charles street; John Rutkovsky, fourteen, of 279 Hall avenue; Charles Dafclk, eleven, of 281 Hall avenue, and Alex Marcharoski, twelve, of 266 Hall ave nue. Frank Kut, twenty-five, of 400 Smith street, and John Fetchle, thlr ty-three, of Hall avenue, arrested by Patrolman Toolan last night on com plaint of a Barber asphalt worke foreman, were discharged by Recor der Pickersgill this morning. The men were charged with petty larceny for stealing wood, but it developed that they had been permitted to take wood. PLAINTIFF'S VERDICT IN DAMAGE CASE Samuel Stimon Wins Action Against Public Service R. R. for Accident at Port Read ing—Other Cases. kof Samuel Stimon vs. the _ Kallroad Company lor .an automo 17. resulted 147.25, The day, and waa 6 o'clock. Witnessed· called afternoon were Charles J. Sklllen who was on the trolley at the time of the accident, William H. Hoffner, and the crew of the car, all of whom testified for the company. The Judgment was the first in many months, where a judgment has been given against tho railroad company, which operates the fast line cars be tween Newark and this city. Stimon was driving to Port Read ing on the day of the accident, and after ascertaining that there was no car in sight proceeded, being rammed by the trolley as he was about to cross the track. Ex-Judge Joseph Coult appeared for the railroad, while H. K. Golen bock represented Stimon. Cases decided this morning resulted in a judgment for Alex Lcvay vs. Jor gensen Brothers, plumbers, for paint ing work done, for the sum of (27.50, judgment for possession for Peter Pavlovsky over Helen Lomachus. The suit of David Isenberg and Joseph Polkowitz against Abraham and Louis Pavlovsky in the court to day, resulted in a reserved decision. Judge Hommann asking for memo randa on the case. The suit is for rental which the plaintiffs declare Is due them on an agreement for a building in upper Smith street, by which five dollars was paid on de posit and the defendants failed to sign a lease for tho building. VAN NAME LOSES POINT IN GARBAGE PLANT SUIT Special to the EVENING NEWS. Tottenvllle, March 23—Borough President Van Name, of Itlchmond, and other Staten Islanders yesterday lost another point In their fight to prevent the garbage contracting firm, known as the Metropolitan By-Pro ducts Company, from collecting $300, 000 damages. The company charges Van Name ind other defendants with obstruct ing Its contract to erect a garbage plant. Justice Cohalan refused a mo tion to dismiss the complaint. HEBREW BÊLÎP WORKERS REPORT $291138 COLLECTED At a meeting of the Perth Amboy η Relief Committee for Jewish War suf- " 'erers, held In the Rarltan Building, it vas announced that $290.38 had been collected for the cause since the last •eport. This will be added to the lum already collected, toward the $10, 100 pledged by the local committee oward the $10.000,000 aim of Hhe Central Committee for the United States. The members of the committee who ilded in the collection of the $290 ind who attended the meeting last light were Mrs. Semer, Mrs. Rippen, tirs. Golub, Mrs. Corp, Mrs. Perlmut er, Mrs. Polensky, Mrs. Blank, Miss losenblum and Miss Hyman. It was .nnounced that ten dollars had been oliected at a party at the home of Mr. nd Mrs. S. Carp, in Park avenue on larch 11. The committee Is bending every ef ort toward helping the national com littee In raising the sum wanted, as he offer of Julius Hosenwald for 100,000 for every $1.000.000 collected, rill hold good until Nov. 1, and they ope to have the entire $10,000.000 on nnd at that time, so as to realize an ther million from the offer of the hlcago man. Hive Candidates Tonight. Lawrence Lodge, No. 61. Odd Fe! iws, has arranged to confer the sec nd degree on several candidates at m meeting tonight The degree team ι charge of that work has been no fled to be on hand ready to take targe of the work. I ASK DOG CATCHER FOR CITY ! SITUATION IS SERIOUS: With dogs again becoming a nuis mce and danger about the streets of ho city the police have been called upon to shoot a number and appeals ire being made to the aldermen to place a dog catcher and poundmaster it work. Patrolmen Bachman, M< - jowan and Kasprczak were called j jpon yesterday to dispose of dogs in Stanford street, Pearl place and State itreet. The police generally report hat dogs running at large are num erous. Efforts are being made to have he proposition of appointing a dog catcher and pound master taken up it the next committee meeting of the Board of Aldermen a week from to lay. ENTERTAINMENT FOR HOLY NAME 3ig Event Will be Given Sunday Night at the Majestic Thea tre by St. Mary's Society— Fine Program Arranged. An entertainment and lecture under the auspices of the Holy Name So 2iety of St. Mary's Parish will be held Sunday night at the Majestic theatre, rhe affair will be for the benefit of :he parish. An elaborate program that will include vocal and Instrumental! «elections by well known artists and ι lecture by Seumas MacManus enti tled "A Merry Ramble Hound Ire land," with Illustrations, will be given. Songs composed by Thomas F. Burke of this city will be sung by Ed ward O'Carroll, a well known tenor, a.nd there will be other numbers by Îocal and out of town artists. Tickets ire selling rapidly and there is pros-) pects that a full house will be seen] it the performance. Those who have not secured their tickets can do so by ipplying to anyone of the committee »r at St. Mary's rectory in Centre street. James H. White and Richard V. Bolger also have tickets for anyone «•ho wish them. The doors will be >pen at 7 o'clock and the performance will start at S o'clock. The following is the program: Part 1. Overture—-Irish Airs—Orchestra. Violin solo—"Polonaise"—Mlynar >kl. By Prof. Rudolph Mulchow. Soprano Bono—"Parted"—Tostl. By Mrs. M. Russell. Viola solo—Ballade—Golterman. By P. C. Wleland. Baritone solo—"Until"—Tesemach sr. By John J. Quinn. Violin selections—(a). "Slavonic Dances"—Krelsler; (b) "Humoresque" —Grieg. By Prof. Rudolph Malchow. Tenor solo—(a) "The Rose of Tip perary"—Thomas F. Burke: (b) "My Irish Home Sweet Home"—Thomas F. Burke. By Edward O'Carroll. Selection—Orchestra. Stanley P. Rostkowski, accompanist. Part 2. Illustrated leetyr^—rMeriy Rambles I iound Ireland" by Seumas Mac Manus. I Finale—Orchestra. ' I Another Contest Is now under way in this city being conducted by the Ladtes' Auxiliary and the trustees of the Home for the Aged for the bene fit of the new building fund. This time the contest is for a twenty-foot motorboat which has been placed on exhibition in the window of the Perth Amboy City Market through the courtly, of. Morris Shumsky. Tickets havo been printed and these may be purchased at the homo, at the store where the boat Is displayed or from members of the auxiliary and Board of Trustees. Efforts are being made to secure enough money so that work may be started soon in erecting a new home for the aged on the lot in High street on which the present home is situat ed. The auxiliary and trustees have purchased this property and cleared the mortgage from the home with the help of the citizens of this city ind now they are working toward securing enough to make the erection 3f a new building possible. The motorboat, which Is to be swarded on June 25, is twenty feet ong, four feet, four inches wide, weighs about eight hundred pounds md is equipped with a four horse power Rice single cylinder motor ivhlch gives the boat a speed of a ittle over eight miles an hour. The item, keel and frame of this boat are >f oak, the planking is white cedar 'astened to the frames with brass icrews. The deck is cedar, covered vith canvass. The boift Is finished in vhite above the waterllne and gVeen >elow. SKILLEN KNOWS NOTHING OF MILK DEALERS MEETING Charles J. Sklllen, manager of the 'erth Amboy Milk & Cream Com iany, of New Brunswick avenue, to lay declared that he has not heard if a call for a meeting of the milk ealers at the company's place of lusiness for the purpose of discuss ng a raise In tho retail price of milk, le said that there would undoubted f be action taken, because of the rise ι cost of production and bottling, ut that as far as he knew there has een no concerted effort on the part f the milk dealers to get together η tho proposition as yet, and no ate has been set. He denied that iere would be a meeting this after oon at his establishment. to stop dandruff and loss of hair with Resinol Here it a simple, inexpensive treatment that will generally stop dandruff and scalp itching, and keep the hair thick, live and lustrous: At night, spread the hair apart and rub a little Reainol Ointment Into the scalp gently, with tb· tip of the 6nger. Repeat thie until the whole scalp has been treated. Next morning, shampoo thoroughly with Resinol Soap and hot water. Work th· creamy Resinol lather well Into ths scalp. Rinse with gradually cooler wattf, the last water being cold. All druggists •all Reaiaol Soap and Ointment. McCail Patterns harp <& Hansomi Inc. "Where Quality Rules 158-160 Smith Street Perth Amboy, N. J. 'Phone 14.2 Buy Your Easter Kid Gloves Now! Just now we can serve you with a good assortment in white, black or brown ; also a full assortment of tan pi'jti«* gloves that are light weight and proving very popular for spring wear. Prices run from $1.25 to $2.00 per pair Children's Dress es That Are Worth While Buying, Priced 98c to $4.98 Handsome styles in pure white dresses and many pretty styles in colored ging hams, which are real fast colors and will wash splen didly. Sizes 6 to 14 years. Π WeCannotSay too Much About Our Men's Spring Neg ligee Shirts, Priced at69c,$1.00, $1.50, $2.00. $2.98 and $4.49 % No matter what style shirt you want you will most likely find many in this assortment that will just suit you. Some with soft French euff ; others with the regular stiff cuff. Sizes 1-4 to 17. Correct ly cut and perfect in detail of finish. See Our Big Window Display McCalt Patterns New Waists at 1.98 Handsome new voile waists with the new big collars; Venice and Val. laee trim med ; also hemstitched and embroidered numbers; sizes UG to 4«J : carefully finished in every detail of making. Waists you'll be glad to own and suited for wearing on most any occasion. Middy Blouses 98c and 1.49 Real attractive in appear ance and made of good qual ity galatea and oxford cloths. Plain white, sport stripes, plain colors or white trim med with color. Sizes 6 to 20 years. Women's sizes to 44. Visit Our Art Needlework Department See thg many new pretty things it has to show you. Royal Society and other New Novelties Just the best assortment of stamped goods found under one roof in Middlesex County. Plenty of finished models to show how work looks completed. New Summer Wash Goods at 25c Yard Stripe voiles, floral voiles, sport stripe pongee, highly mercerized or plain colored voiles. Splendid quality in every lot ; widths run from 36 to 40 inches. Colors are of the best dye and can be depended upon. The showing is large enough to please all. See These Madras Curtains at $1.75 and $2.25 Made in '"Dutch style" with valance at top. Panel border all around : all ready to hang; of pood quality cream madras: some having col ored floral designs: others self colored. Every one real pretty and .jiusr the thing for summer wear. '■#»_ - " muMtmttntiiittunnnmnnminii..inimiiimitimmmiHj Ια IWvlv The Best of the Newest Always Remarkable Values in Women s and Misses' New Spring Skirts All This Week at The Berlin Shop for $3.98, $6.95, $9.95 and $14.95 A Special Purchase of SKIRTS fashioned in the season's most popular styles. Many are straight pleated, while others are plain vith large pockets and novel belts. Made of Velour in plaids, checks and stripes; Serges, Pongee and Faney Striped Silk and Taffeta. A number of exclusive models are in the splendid collection offered. Women's and Misses' SPRING SUITS At $25.00 A sale carefully planned in advance; a representative collection of choice Spring Suits, comprising many reproductions of higher priced models. Every Suit differ ent, distinctive and featured in accord with the coming season. Important Offering of SPRING DRESSES At $12.95 Women's and Misses' Dresses for sport or afternoon wear, fashioned of Taffeta, Georgette Crepe and Serge, in an attractive array of styles and colors ; beaded, braided or embroidered. YOU NEVER PAY MORE AT THE BERLIN λ WELL KNOWN BUSINESS MAN IN THIS CITY BUYS ONE OF THE FIRST COPIES OF THE IEWS PRINTED EACH DAY FOR THE CLASSIFIED AD. NEWS. HE IS WINNING.