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WEATHER —Overcast
and continued cool
tonight and tomor
Civil Authorities Aroused and Plan Increase of Guard About
Plant of Aero Marine Plane and Motor Co.—Shooting
Occurred Last Night at 10 O'clock—Prowlers are Seen
: I
Later but Make Escape—Guard at Plant is Increased
After First Shots Were Fired at Private Johnson.
BpectoI to the EVES1NQ NEWB.
Keyport, April 24.—For the second time in as many days shots
were fired at or near the sentries guarding the plant of the Aero
Marine Plane and Motor Company at East Keyport, last night. The
civil authorities are thoroughly aroused over the occurrence and they
are contemplating an increase of the guard about the preserve and
the land surrounding it.
The shooting occurred on the east border of the plane and motor
ftompany's tract, which is at the easterly head of Keyport harbor, at
10 o'clock last night. The shooting alarmed the militia guards on
duty at the plant, under Corporal Tettener, and has stirred the civil
authorities to action.
Several Shots Klrcd. (
The discharging or mo gun or |
runs was plainly seen by one of the |
sentries. The first shot was followed
in close succession by a second and,
a third. The sentries mado no return
fire, as the shooting was not on the
property which they are guarding.
The shots were heard by a d'etach
raent of the local Home Guard, on duty
at the water supply plant, and also by
.guards at the power house of the Jer
sey Central Traction CompanyAaear
by. Word was Immediately telephoned
to the police, who after a careful
Miarcli, were unable to secure any clue
ae to the persons responsible for the
Shortly before the schootlng, two
prowlers had been seen on the beach
near the plant by the Homo Guard
detachment, but had escaped before
they could be apprehended.
Alert for Clues.
Following so closely on the shooting
near the pla.nt on Saturday night, the
Civil and military authorities are on tho |
alert for some clue which will lead to :
the identity of the persons responsible j
for the shooting. At that time a sen- I
try challenged a prowler, who flred a]
shot direct at the guard and fled, by ι
boat, it is believed, as the sound of a j
craft leaving the shore was plainly
discernible following the shooting.
There are six members of Company I„
Second Regiment, N. J. N. G., on duty
at the plant, and in all probability, they
will seek to liave their range activities
extended beyond the aeroplane plant,
In Order to prevent the sniping. The
plant, it is understood, is engaged In
the manufacture of aeroplanes and
motors for tile government.
Cpeofal by Cniled W/rc.
Trenton, April 24:—The latest tax
legislation, the new Plerson munici
pal finance laws -and the new tax
equalization law by Benator Carlton
B. Pierce, of Union county, will be
outlined and discussed at the second
annual conference of tho tax officials
of New Jersey, to be held in the as
sembly chamber at tho State House
on Tuesday, May 8. The conference
will bo under the auspices of the
State Board of Taxes and Assess
ment. It will begin at 10 o'clock a.
m. and there will also be an after
noon session at 2 o'clock.
Special 6 ν Unite Λ Pre»» Wire.
The Hague, April 24.—Today was the
date set for reassembling of the Ger
man Reichstag after Ra adjournment
for the Easter recess, and dispatches
from Berlin indicated the liveliest in
terest In the forthcoming session. A
committee of twenty-eight appointed
by the main committee of the Reich
•tag to report on a method of consti
tutional reform, granting Increases in
the franchise rights, was expected to
make a preliminary report, very short
Imperial Chancellor von Bethmann
Hollweg, may also outline constitution
al reform ω her direction issued in the
Kaiser's Easter receipt.
Metuchen, April 24.—A meeting of
the county suffrage society was held
here yesterday, at which Mrs. A. W.
Quint, of Metuchen, was elected pres
ident. The society listened to several
Interesting addresses and reports.
Among the speakers and members of
the state and county organization pres
ent at the meeting were Mrs. Felckert,
i'0 etafte president; Mrs. A. B. Brearly,
Çg Rah way, the state field organizer;
ni-,8. Robert S. Huse, of Elizabeth, the
eJW»gressionaI chairman, -who told very
£. Orously of the proceedings at Tren
Coi. .when the suffrage bill was brought
up at the last session ; Mrs. Washing
ton Wilson, who told of the part the or
ganization can do toward helping the
Red Cross Society; Mrs. C. A. Prick
ett, chairman of the Metuchen society,
and the following presidents of local
eocletles, Mrs. O. W. Ramsay, of Perth
Amboy; Mrs. B. W. Ramsay, of Dunel- 1
len; Miss Bertha Jennings, of South
Plainflcld: and Miss Bessie Btonehouse,
of South River.
Don't forget '11 Trovatore" at the I
Majestic theatre Sunday, April 29.
•'omobiles Fortlire
C. Johnson
Want to Get Prof. Jacob Lip
man, of Rutgers College
Here to Lecture—Executive
Committee Met Last Night.
Instructions For
Local Home Guard
The special riot call summoning
the Home Defense League will be
Ave taps on the fire alarm repeated
four times.
Members of Military Division Λ
will drill in the high school gymna
sium at 7:30 o'clock tonight.
Members of Division K, the ma
rine guard, will drill at 8 o'clock
Wednesday night.
Members of Military Division
■«A will drill In th·;. high, school
gymnasium at 7.30 ο clou*
Thursday night.
Members of Military Division B,
the rifle club, will drill in the high
school gymnasium at 7:80 o'clock
Friday night, and thereafter once
a week, every Friday night.
Production of foodstuffs rertelvcd
much consideration at R meeting of
the executive committee of the city's
Home Defenee league in City Hall last
night. It was decided to endeavor to
secure lectures on gàrdeftlng. Reports
were received ajid It was decided to
accept the offer of F. L. Antlsell to
teach cutlas drilling. Military Divis
ion B, the rifle club, held a drill last
night and It was decided that this di
vision should meet once a week, every
Friday night hereafter. Division Β
the naval department, also held a drill
last night.
The food situation was muoh dis
cussed at the executive committee
meeting last night. Various means of
encouraging cultivation of fruits and
particularly vegetables were taken
under consideration. The prevailing
impression was that the time for im
mediate action was at hand, and that
it was necessary for actual work to
supercede action. Mayor John F.
Ten Broeck reported upon the .subject
and the committee took steps to have
Professor Llpmau, of Rutgers College,
give at least one lecture on home gar
dening here. It Is planned to have
him speak In the high school audito
rium and to give talks In other parts
of the city if the services of the pro
fessor or any of his college associates
can be secured for more than one
Jean Dubois announced hie resig
nation from chairmanship of the
food committee, stating to the execu
tive committee that he fully realized
the responsibility and amount of
work necessary In connection with
the position and, Inasmuch as he was
busy, he felt that he muet decline to
serve. Efforts are now under way to
enlist the services of a man capable
and prepared to serve for the cause.
The offer or Mr. Antlsell to teach
ten of the younger members of the
police force In outlass drilling: was
accepted by the committee. It Is In
tended that when these officers have
become trained sufficiently that they
drill other members of the force.
Chairman Ferd Q&rretson, of the
committee In charge of the automo
bile division, reported upon the suc
cess of the recent meeting of mem
bers of Division D. He said the com
mittee had seating capacity for at
least 300 men. It was practically de
cided to obtain markers for automo
biles enlisted In the service. The in
tention is to so mark such automo
biles that they may be readily dis
cernable to home guard members
and that they may be given the right
of way In case of necessity.
George F. Reynolds reported upon
the recruiting session held last Fri
day night. He Bald the special police
division now possessed a membership
of aboi'Q 1S6. It Is proposed to make
the membership at least 200 shortly
and to fix a date for the first drill
under the supervision of Chief of
Police Patrick J. Burke.
Tomorrow, April 25th
Bring your Elk Trading Stamp Book to our
Premium Parlor and receive 10 Elk Trading Stamps
New Brunswick Ave. and Fayette St., Perth Amboy
Continue Legislative Battle
Over How Nation is to Raise
Army of 2,000,000—Select
ive Draft Seems Certain.
Special ty United Prese Wirfc
Washington, April 24—Whether
Theodore Roosevelt will be permitted
to raise a division to take immedi
ately to the European trenches was
the outstanding issue In today's con
tinuance of the legislative battle over
how the nation Is to raise an army of
2,000,000 men. This action has been
formally Injected by Republicans Into
the senate deliberation.! It was to bo
brought Into the House *oday by Rep
resentative Emerson, Ohio who Is pre
pared to offer an amendment to the
House Hybrid draft-volunteer meas
ure, and then back up the amendment
by demanding that the nation "make
use of Roosevelt" through permitting
him opportunity to exercise his mili
tary ability.
It became more certain today that
the greater army will be raised by se
lective draft the selection to be so
put Into effect that only those men
of military age actually needed by the
nation for Its Industrial, commercial
and food production wants will be
chosen to wear the khaki and man the
guns on the fighting line.
It was still believed certain that by
Saturday both housee will have agreed
and perhaps my Monday final decision
will have been reached.
Trolley Cars Will Keep Speed
Down to Under 10 Miles an
Hour—Action by Freehold
ers to Màke Repairs.
«fecial to 1>ιβ Ε VEKINa Ν Β WO.
New Brunewick, April it.—TUç
Board at FreeUclflere beld a
.nesting jeste»day ηΙΛνϊιΙοΪΓΐί' '"ÎJÉf:
minor important^ were dtecuWiwaPr i-:
flrlals of the Jersey Central Tractioa
Company assured the board that their
cars would run under ten miles an
hour over the Morgan bridge. The
Raritan Trust Company of Perth Am
boy was designated as a depository for
■ 'county funds, and steps made to repair
damage to county roads and bridges.
A letter from General Superinten
dent William H. Hitchcock, of the Jer
sey Central Company, In reply to the
board's request that earn be limited In
sj>eed to ten miles an hour over the
Morgan bridge, stated that all crews
of the company's cars had been order
ed to respect the wishes of the free
holders, and run their care at the re
quired speed.
The captain of the Woodbrldge
Creek bridge reported to the board
that the planking and railing on the
structure were In need of repair.
Freeholder Casey moved that the
matter be referred to the county engi
neer, to be taken up with the Public
Service Railway Company, who are
responsible for the bridge.
Freeholder Kerr reported that an
automobile truck, which had been
burned and deserted on the Morgan
and Keyport road, bearing. Ν. Y. li
cense number 28,997, on Monday of
last week, had damaged the War
renlte pavement considerably. The
owner of the car will be held respon
sible for the repair of the damage.
A communication from Walter R.
Darby, state commissioner of munici
pal accounts, asking for the financial
report of the condition of the county,
was referred to the county solicitor,
the chairman of the finance commit
tee and the county collector for re
Another raid on the negro bunk
house In Front street last night netted
elx arrests at the hands of Patrolman
Reager, Three of them were fined for
disorder, Involving gambling, and three
were discharged when arraigned be
fore Recorder Plckersglll today. The
prisoners were: John Brloe, twenty
eight years old, sentenced to pay a fine
of (25 or spend ninety days In Jail; Q.
Brym, thirty-three years old, fined $10;
Richard Speaks, forty-six years old,
fined $10; George Knox, twenty-six
years old, disehaflgcd; Waiter Smith,
thirty-two years old, discharged, and
Daniel Dennis, thlrty-flve year» old,
First appearance of real grand opera
here In the Majestic Theatre Sunday,
April 29. 1048S-l-23-«t·
To Patriotic
Citizens Here:
Major Alvord Van P. Anderson,
in charge of recruiting for tho
army In this state, requests that
you send to the recruiting office
at ISO Smith street the names of
any young men of your acquaint
ance, or of whom you have
knowledge, under forty years of
age. both white or colored, whom
Ïou believe could be Induced to
oln the army under the present
conditions of enlistment. It Is the
policy of the war department to
discharge all men that enlist now
as soon as the present war Is at
an end. Fill In the enclosed blank
and mall to the recruiting office,
130 Smith street, Perth Amboy.
General Haig Reports Further
Progress East of Mouchy Le
Breux and Roeux—Gain Al
so South of Bapaume Canal
—Three More Villages.
tpeclal tu UiHteé PrcB* Wire.
I.ondon, April 24—Field Marshal
Hale sained more ground In the re
sumed British offensive today.
"We made further procrées to the
east of Monchy le Breux and Roeux,"
the statement said. "To the south of
the Bapaume Cambrai road we gain
ed ground on a wide front. To the
east of Epehy -we reached the St.
Quentin canal in the neighborhood
of Vendhulle. We also captured the
village of Vllleres.
"In the neighborhood of Vend
hulle we captured the vllages of Vll
leres, Ploulch and Beaucamp."
All three towns lie just te the
south of Havrlncourt, where some
of the hardest fighting on the British
line has been proceeding.
While Haig was achieving hi» vic
torious thrust at Cambral-St. Quentin
line there was no let-up In the power
of the smashing attacks at the Ger
mans to the east of Monchy le Breux.
Boeux, captured today, Is on a Une
with Gavrelle, talcen yesterday, and
Is eight and oue-half miles distant
from Douai.
The great gain which the British
push achieved today was the thrust
against the Cambral-St. Quentin
line. Halg'a report mentioned his
forces had reached the St. Quentin
canal In the neighborhood of· Vend
hulle, Vlllers, Ploulch, has been so
closely Invested by British troops
for four or five days that Its capture
was oertaln. Beauchamp Is just ad
"There was severe fighting lost
night and at Intervale during the
night all along the whole front,"
Halg's report continued. "At Crols
sels and north of Gavrelle the enemy
constantly repeated unsuccessful
counter-attacks regardless of losses.
Positions we gained yesterday were
maintained. Particularly violent
counter-attacks at Gavrelles were
successfully beaten off.
"Yesterday's prisoners exceeded
l.BOO, Including thirty officers. More
are being taken today."
British Italic Ακοϋκ-Γ Captura
•fecial t>u txtnM Prtan Wit·.
London, April 24:—Occupation οf
Samarra station and a vast haul of
supplies from the defeated Turks
was announced In ail official state
ment today.
"We occupied o»raarra station
early yesterday,'*nd lJanlei Maiau._M
Into yesterday. The fighting was of
a severe character, being: hand to
hand struggles at times. There were
numerous counter-attacks, but all
were repulsed and the enemy driven
from ills stubbornly defended posi
tion, protected with iron-roof dug
"Samarra station Is sixty miles
northwest of Bagdad, and Is an Im
portant center located on the Tigris
Violent. Battle In (arm.
ffpenaI bj United Prtta Wire.
Home, April 24.—The battle In the
Carso Is becoming Increasingly violent
Dispatches from the front today Indi
cated a terrific fire from the artillery
and enlarged by the splendid morale
of the Italian troops.
General Cadorna was quoted as ex
pressing the utmost confidence. There
have been several Indications recently
that Italy M'as about to start a great
offensive In the Carso, and the dispatch
above apparently bears out this be
lief although the Italian censor evi
dently does not permit direct state
ment to this effect.
Prior to th start of the British drive
early In March, the reports declared
that Field Marshal von Hlndenburg
was massing great bodies of troops on
the Italian front, presumably prepar
ing for α German drive, but recently
It Is believed meet of these men have
been transferred back to the western
front to aid in opposing the Franco
British offensive.
French HoUI Position*.
Special by United Press TPire.
Paris, April 24—General Nivelle'*
troops are holding positions they cap
tured from the enemy in last week's
great offensive movement despite all
German counter attacks. The official
statement of today mentioned a num
ber of these German assaults design
ed to shake the French grip on their
lines, all of which were repulsed.
"On St. Quentin to the Oise artillery
was active," the statement said. "Two
German attacks were checked prior
to the forces reaching our lines.
French patrols captured (ever&l Ger
mans here.
"In the Ilurteblse end Craonne re
gions there were artillery struggles
and various actions. In which the
French made prisoners.
"Near Rhelme two German attacks
were checked. In the Champagne
region there were grenade fighting
and at Eparges a French patrol cap
tured several of the enemy.
ITcavy British IxMseen.
Special 61/ United Preu ττ<-.„
Berlin,A prll 24—"England's might
has suffered heavy, sanguinary defeat
through the foresight of German
headquarters and the tenacious de
sire of our brave troops for victory,"
declared today's official statement.
"The army will face new battles
with complete confidence."
1X1*1» * ΓΒΊΈΗίΟ!».
Undertakers and embalmers. High
Class Service. Moderate Charges. Auto
or Coaches. Chapel and Morgue, 42Î
East Ave. Phone SSI, Day or Night.
Metropolitan Opera Company artists
with full chorus at Majestic, Sunday,
April 29. t04Î5-4-23-«t«
20 tt. Huntlir Cabin 2-Cylinder
Motor Boat For Nale, Haeriaee.
Telephone 111.
at I:1C p. m.
Tlpl/CTÇ Τ Be, BOc, 2Se
I lul\C I ο On Bale at Theatre.
Champ Clark Tells Delegation
of National Defense League
Today That He is Opposed
to Conscription.
Cpecial by United Pi'·»» Wire.
Washington, April 24—Conscrip
tion la vital to America before the
nation can have any success In the
Lieutenant General Β. Τ. 8. Bridges
stepped out of the great International
war council of the Allies here to de
liver this message to the American
people today.
While the nation's war congress
wrangled over the selective conscrip
tion bill on Capitol Hill, this tall
tighter In kliakl, fresh from the front,
counted the cost of the volunteer sys
tem to England.
"We were saddled with the volun
teer system at the beginning of the
war," said Bridges. "Wo would have
given anything to get rid of It. It
hampered and retarded us In every
phase of our development.
"The volunteer system threw the
best Industrial forces of the country
Into the trenches when they were
badly needed at home; and It left at
home those whose places were at the
"If we had conscription at the be
ginning, It would have obviated our lat
er difficulties as to munitions, co-ordi
nation of our national forces and many
other vital things."
Then Lieutenant General Bridges
sounded the keynote of the British
commission's message to the American
people. He said:
"If you are going to war you must
go the whole hog.
"You must go to It Intelligently, sys
"Men, women and children must all
flglit, at home and at the front.
"It Is no longer a war merelyof ex
peditions. It te a war of nations."
Champ (lark Opposed.
Speaker Champ Clark is bitterly
opposed to a conscription army sys
tem as against the volunteer method.
He told the delegation from the Na
tional Security League today he
would never vote for conscription.
The delegation presented Clark with
α petition bearing 1,000,000 names of
persons who think the volunteer sys
tem wrong. The members asked
Clark "as head of the popular
branch of the national legislature,"
to vote for α straight conscription
Itors yesteroay. aw«s>. iur. vjjiaiuut., ..
I'ltt *P^a"TleU'My Ι·^ί
I declared Clark with heat. 'Such a
I btll never will pass. The war de
partment is trying to bulldoM the
country Into approving a conscrip
tion system. The best army we ever
had were volunters.
"I do not want to see my sons con
scripted. I favor letting the flower
and youth of the country volunteer
before fastening the disgrace of con
scription upon them."
Representative Kahn ranking Re
publican member of the House Mili
tary Committee, and the man the ad
ministration Is having to rely upon to
put Its bill through, Introduced the
delegation to Clark.
Chairman Lyon, of Defense
League, Names 8 Men Who
Will Hold Meeting Tomorrow
Night on Farm Question.
A food committee to devote Its
energies to encourage the production
of foodstuffs wan named today by
Chairman Adrian Lyon, of the Home
Defense League. The committee
consists of eight men headed by Al
derman William C. Wilson. They are
scheduled to meet tomorrow night to
begin plans for Increasing farm pro
ducts In this section.
The committee Is composed of th·
following; Alderman Wilson, chair
man; County Clork Β. M. Gannon,
Water Commissioner W. P. Nolan,
Superintendent of Schools H. E. fihull,
W. M. Menaker, C. 8. Thompson,
Superintendent of Weights, Measures
and Market Henry Toft and W, H.
The purposes of this committee are
to delve well Into the food situation,
to make Investigations and to promote
farming, especially. In addition to
encouraging farm outputs, these men
I will, endeavor to educate the public
to a. degree upon farming, and uliow
Its advantages. The committees' cam
paign for bigger and more crops will
be started Immediately.
I Patrolman Andrew Jensen reported
At police headquarters last night that
«...u ι·ulted Slates soldiers played the
"flying Dutchman" act on α tandem
motorcycle. He stated they drove
recklessly about the city during a joy
ride and did not have a light on their
machine. When he hailed them, he
•ta.tes, they put on more epeed and
yelled something about losing their
Handsomely Illustrated with por
trait of President. Every home should
have one. Suitable for framing; slie
20 χ 24. Price 20c each; a for BOc; I for
11.00. Metsky Bros., News Agents,
Newark, N. J. 104g8-4-»|-2t
Toung man wanted to work In gar
age. Apply tonight between β and I,
at Bexton'a Oarage, IB Smith St,
11 Π I Limousin· Touring Cara
UWI and Taxi·. Day or Night
Commission to Confer With American and English Govern
ments Arrives Safe, but Place of Arrival is Withheld by
State Department—Party is Not Yet in Washington—
Entente Will Not Ask U. S. for Formal Pledge Against
Signing a Separate Treaty of Peace.
Special Ry United ft*»· irir*.
Washington, April 24.—The French commission coming here fot
conferences with American and English government officials have
arrived safely, although the plaee of arrival is withheld.
The State Department issued the following announcement tod ay |
"The State Department is advised of the safe arrival of
the French commission."
The party is not yet.in Washington and all information as to
their movements or time of arrival is kept secret, by the censorship.
Included in the commission is French Premier Viviani, Gem ral
Joffre and Major Dreyfus.
President Signs
War Loan Bill
Pprrfal by United fret» W<re.
Washington, April 24:—Presi
dent λνΐΐ9οη signed the $7,000,
000,000 bond Issue bill today. It
Is now a law. No ceremonies at
tended the signing.
The pen used by the Tresldent
In signing the measure will be
presented to Secretary of the
Treasury McAdoo, who may give
It to Lord Cunlltfe, of the British
In tlie Mosquito Meet, U. S. Navy.
Claude Du Bole, Howard Lyon,
Lloyd Grlswold, Perth Amboy; Jack
T. Scully, South Ainboy; Charles
Lowe, James Napier, Albert Dough
erty, Tottenvllle.
In Medical Corp·.
John Gerba, Charles Trout, Albert
B. Mehaffey, Perth Amboy; Hans W.
T. UuBVoldt, Pleasant Plains, 8. I.J
Wllllajn Deak, Roosevelt; Charles
Weber, 8011th Amboy; Le Roy Sproul,
Jieyport; Dr. J. D. Denelsbech, Spots
In Naval Reserve.
Lewis Compton, John McGoldrlck,
Perth Amboy; Charles Adams,
Roosevelt; Albert Kllmeyer, Jr.,
Kreischervlll», Β. 1.1 Frederick B.
B. Webb, ToUenvllle.
Atiation Corpe.
Charles 8. Wlewurskl, Llndley
Henry, Rolph W. Bauhahn, Per*"/
Amboy; Eirum 8. Walling·, Edwin A.
Denton, Alexander A. Haupf, Albert
Bray, Keyport, Gordon Appleby, Her
bert Cornell, Bpotswood.
Signal Corps.
H. Seabrooke Schenck, Keyport.
Naval MUltia.
Patrlok Kelly, Roosevelt.
In 11, 8. Navy.
Ray Dunn, James Jones, Chester
Toung, Mike Frltn, August Sebeeta,
Vincent Ivan, Frank Margua, Joseph
Heubb, all of Roosevelt; Theadon
Campbell, Metuchen; William D.
Bungert, Edward J. Damon, 8. Frank
Mason, Jr., Theron Carter, John
Heyer, Harold Menge, Fritz Hoag
land, Charles Sproul, Keyport; Joseph
Grlflln, J. Raymond Miller, Charles
Woglom, Herbert Jones, Tottenvllle;
Edward Kath, Woodbrldge.
From Perth Amboy; Harry B. Wes
ton, second lieutenant at Fort Leaven
worth; David Lucas, First Regiment,
New Jersey National Guard; Clarence
Davenport! 38d Infantry; Rufus Al
len. Co. H. Third N. J. Infantry N. G.
Enlisted here an<l sent to Fort 8I0
cum: Christ Estergaard, Joseph Klel
man, Mike Boltun, John Hlchx, Stan
ley Deren, Francis J. Gllllgan, Rose
8. Klehl, Alexander Truskolaskl,
Charles Canary, Ell Ruberfeld, Emll
Lewis, Joseph A. Smith, Charles
W. Ohmer, Caimolo Toscano,
ΜυιιΐΌΟ neniiHit, jm-iv υυιιι
edman, Georgia Berlsh, William H.
Schwartz, John Dudash, William Ner
lesky, Joseph W. Dakownkl, Joseph A.
Karlster, Steve Haney, John Dudor,
Llvlo Normandie, Joseph S. McP'arlane,
Abe Berkowltz, Nlcodemus Iiurneck
waky, John Evan, Mike J. Kapluscln
skl, Ambrose Brennan, Fred Buckley,
Herman Zefarowlcz, Joseph PasterlclC
Andrew Bartush, Oscar B. Llnd, Ev
erltt Moore, John F, Granat, Walter
Kellar, Carlo Croce, Mike Croce, James
Stalker, Boll Tellnsky, Rofano D.
Dumlao, Howard Davenport, William
Holt, Adolph Gacut, Wojclech Feln
bocant, George M. Anderson, Mike
Devorclk, Ell Jensen, William F. Fae
slgr. Bertrand 0. Wllburj Richard
Jeroff, Harry A. Lamp, Joseph Shl
From South Asaboy: Francis Mlohael
O'Leary, Steve Bishop, James A. Ma
her, Arthur J. Holmes, Herman
Stlenberg, Archie Hurst, Edward L.
Gannon, George H. H, Williams,
Christopher E. Mulraln, Thomas Kerr,
Seventh Regiment. Ν. Y. N. G. ; Harold
Hoffman, Charles Shlnn, Company H,
Third N. J. Infantry, N. G.; Carter
Bloodgriod, Robert Field», Troop Β, N.
J. Cavalry.
Old Bridget Edward C. Miller.
Btaten Island: John Leon Gardner,
Norman DUge, Tottenvllle; Richard
Townsend, Edward Towneend and
Robert Johnson, Pleasant Plains.
Woodbrldge: Stanley E. Drummond,
Lester Mai-tln.
Sayrevllle: William Llpplncott, Sev
enth Regiment, N. Y. N. G.; WlllUum
Kllmaskl, Infantry.
Monmouth Junction: Theodore Β
Mata wan: Stanley P. Magle.
Metuchen: William Smith, Edward
Roosevelt: Fred Reldle, Joseph
Young, T. Clayton Young, Wesley
Hall, Charles Rapp, Frank Green, Ed
ward Walsh, Peter Drengberg, Andrew
Nugr. Frank Chaesle, George Kim
bach, Charles W. Hutchlns.
Keyport: Deyson Woodhouse.
Aymar V. Wood, George F. Steffner,
Perth Amboyi Leo R. Foley, South
Amboy; Kenneth Balllet, Tottenvllle;
Edward Zlch, Fords; Leon Schanck,
John Brltton, Paul Stenzll, Matthew
Brlakle, Keyport; Richard Lett*
Officers Reserve Corps.
Donald A. Hand, Keyport; George
Gundrum, Jr., South Amboy.
Helmetta; Allan Phillips.
me *rencn commission will reacB
Washington tomorrow morning. Th*
precise time and place of arrival her$
will be announced later.
British Foreign Secretary Arthur ,T,
Balfour and President Wilson, head·
of the Anglo-American conferenrc*
planned to spond today tabulating
the result of their first parley. Deny.
Ing themselves to all callers they
spent several hours getting down to ft
working basis for the world's confer»
Money and food were the outBtand»
lng points for Immediate considéra-·
tlon. These have In part been dis»
posed of. Tho British commission
backed up the Amerjcan govern»
ment's campaign for food production
In every word.
The details of America's first wa*
loan to England, which will be «οιηή
part of the $8,000,000,000 bonds fo*
which are about to be offered to tlie
public, were today to be up for final
decision between Secretnry of th·
Treasury McAdoo and Lord Cunllff,
governor of the bank of England.
Shipping, logically the next point
to be considered after money and
food, was to be stressed In the in··
formal conference between all th·
commissioners today. Consideration
of this question centered in the par»
ley between Admiral DeAialr, tli·
British wheat expert and Secretary
Daniels and American commerce ortt» —"
dale and federal shipping board ofli· - .
clals. ' . *
AU these points are to be settled 1
only tentatively as no conclusive aqt
tlon will be. taken until the FrcnbJJ
commission has arrived and has beeft
received Into the allied counolls. !Pre·
llmlnary develooments into tho co»
operative war parley will be submit*
ted by Balfour to member· of til·
British commission; and by President
F* ""Έ ] Γ- *'?■* r^'cô^É'ifoi" "
I A ·.— .it of democracy and go6&
(Men marked relations be·
'Ince th« t> e,i",hcr8 ttnd Ara«rtcan|t
υ en/iw reception spirit has ptfl
the ...mors completely at home. Thlf
was particularly noticeable at Pretfi·
dent Wilson's "wftr dinner" to Bit!·
four at the conclusion, at the British,
ers' first working day here. TH·
normal White House atmosphere Of
simplicity which has become the rul·
throughout official Washington fo*
the duration of the war and whiell
marked the dinner pleaeed the Enf·
llshmen immensely.
Happy over the cordial reception
and the honors accorded them, For*
elgn Minister Arthur J. Balfour and
the British Commissioner· devoted
their second day In Washington to lu·
formal conversations with Govern·
ment officials, paving the way for thf
more formal conferences that are tft
begin as soon as the French Commit»·
sloners arrive.
The financial, navy and army offV
cers and shipping and supply expert·
got busy on their respective Job%
unpacked boxes of documents, mad·
calls, received more calls and sough1»
in a variety of ways to come inte
close touch with American plans end
Mr. Balfour looked longingly *|
the pleasant weather and his go)!
sticks, and having learned that Pre··
ldcnt Wilson too is a devotee of th·
game, there Is likelihood that moinci»
tous affairs of nations may be settled
before the ninth hole Is reached.
Presilent Wilson will seal one oS
the principal testimonials of re
operation in the war today when h·
signs the seven billion dollar war loaQ
bill, which passes on three billions to
the Allies. As Great Britain is bankef
for all the European nations allied
against Germany, she will be th·
prlnolpal beneficiary of the loan and
will attend to parceling it out along
lines of common agreement.
Possession of a parrot figured In 411
case which caused much amusement
In police court last night. Tho bird
was a witness. It talked incessantly
mostly In Spanish, but did not sa»
anything which Keoorder Plckerettlil
deemed material to the caae. At one
juncture the recorder turned to th«
parrot and said, "You talk a lot, but
say nothing. If you would only tell
who you belong to, we could settle
this case In α Jiffy." "Awk, Squark,
7,0 Qard Squam," was the parrot'· re*
The principals In the case were aa
Italian man, a Polish woman, Mret
William Barbarorofsky and a Greek l!J
terpreter. As tho bird spoke little
else but Spanish, It was not generally
understood. Possession wae awardea
to the Italian, after he had lndentlflea
It by what he termed "a little flngef
minus a nail on Its foot."
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