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ADMISSION: ADUIiTS 10c; CHILDREN 5o "A Better Class of Pictures for the Better Class of People" Talented and Beautiful Pauline Frederick with a Superb Cast in "SA Ρ HO" NO ADVANCE IN PRICES TOMORROW AND SATURDAY America's Sweetheart Mary Pickford In a Plcturizfttlon of the Big Stage Triumph "A POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL" Prices for This Attraction: MATINEES 5c and 10c NIGHTS 10c and 15c The ladles and children are requested if possible to attend the matinee performances so as to avoid the congestion at night. NEXT MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Winston ÎiTUC PQIQIQ" I h Ten Maisire Churchill 'β I IlL UlllOlO Parts CITY PERTH AMBOY'S FINEST FOTOPIiAY FEATURES Continuous DAILY 2 to 10:30 WHO WILL BE RUTH? Contest Ends Saturday, 8 P. M. Today—Don't Fail To See Marguerite Clayton in the wonderful Military story **According To The Code" and the Eleventh Episode of ««THE PURPLE MASK" Extraordinary Engagement Friday The Beautiful and Gifted Marie Empress in the finest sermon ever pictured . " Jhe Girl Who Doesn't Know" ■ -V- ι·ιμ ^ 'vfaviv Λ»· ' 5cMaieesioWr5c Sat Matinee fOc ROYAL THEATRE The Home of "The Best In The World" Photoplay· TODAY A Prepossessing Pair Dorothy Kelly & Evart Overton In a Real Story "The Money Mill" It's a mine that spouts gold the cause of woe as well as happiness. Saturday} TOMORROW The Incomparable Til EDA BARA In her own story "The Tiger Woman" Sinuous, slender, svelte queen ot her sex in a natural develop ment. W. S. HART The Man's Man In ««Truthful Tulliver" PROTECTION HOOK AND LADDER CO., NO. 1 Π AY CARNIVAL FEATURING THE LEVITT-TAX 1ER SHOWS ONE WEEK OF SOLID FUN SHOW OPENS MONDAY, MAY 28th to JUNE ad PERTH AMBOY, N. J. I „!,! FREE—100 VOTES—FREE I | · LOOK iTo Any Young Lady. Boy or Girl Entering theLOOK I — Popularity Contest· ■ TWO BIG CONTESTS No. 1—Popular Young Laily let Prize.—Solitaire Diamond Ring at F. S. Mead, Jeweler. 2nd Prlie.—Diamond Dinner Ring at L. C. Stark, Jeweler, ïrd Prlxe.—Gold Bracelet at L. Kemeny, Jeweler. No. S—Boys' ami Girls' Auto Oar Contest let Price.—Smith Flyer (a real Jr. auto) at Kaufman's Store, Ι». State Street. IT 2nd Prl«e.—Boys or Girls' Bicycle at G&rdella's, Smith Street. »rd Prlxe.—Ball-bearing Roller Skates at Flslikln Bros., Smith St. ENTREE COUPON Cut this out and mall or bring to Protection Hook and Ladder Co., No. 1, Perth Amboy, N. J., and you will receivc 100 Votes FREE as a Starter. Queen Contest Name Boy·' and Girls' Auto Car Contest, Name Voting boxes are in all popular places in Perth Amboy and vicinity. Any young lady, boy or girl can enter this contest any time, even u0 to the very last minute. Votes One Cent Each. For Information in quire fu headquarters Protection Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1, Fire House. Phone 290. PAULINE FREDERICK "SAPHO" ** at th· DUMAS TODAY ,/ - SARKESIAN CO., Ml KING ST. TELEPHONE 103 Dry Cleaners and Dyers. CARPET CLEANING DON Β WITH ALL· ITS BRANCHES. All Work Guaranteed. *£ *' lr>A>, ' \ .r \ ν*— . J. S. HANSON Plumblnar. On. Steam Fit tine. Estimate» Furnlehod. Jobbing Promptly Attended To 1U NEW BRUlïftWICK ATB, Telephone TÏ4. Residence >1-V PAULINE FREDERICK "SAPHO" at the DITMAS TOPAY κ&3EÈ&■· · "à- :\-,5JvÂ KEANSBURG FIRE DOES BIG DAMAGE Firemen of Keyport and Mata wan Aid in Fighting Blaze That Destroys 20 Houses al Midnight—Lack of Water. Keansburg, May 10—A Are thai threatened to wipe out the New Point Comfort section of this place started about midnight, and before It wai cheeked had completely destroyed about twenty houses, the most ol • which were new and just furnished for occupancy. The building's were two-etorj frame structures, valued at from $1,000 to $8,000 each, and with th« furnishings it le estimated the total damage will amount to $100,000. Sev eral of the houses had been rented but none occupied. The Are which wiped out the block bounded by Center avenue, Hlgl avenue, New Point Comfort Beach ] way, and Grand avenue started al I Grand and Center avenues, outside ' of α building with fifteen apart ! mente. The blaze was discovered by Prof. Henry Clark, whose house Is within the block. An alarm brought three engin» companies, but the water pressure was bad and the flames were soor beyond their control. A call for help was sent out to sur rounding towns, and soon apparatui from Red Bank, Atlantic Highlands Keyport and Matawan was on the way. Red Bank and Matawan sent high pressure auto trucks, which ι pulled up on the boardwalk and got water from the ocean. The firemen from Red Bank directed their atten tion to the home of Prof. Clark, which was the only building on the block saved. The flames could be seen for miles and soon automobile# from towns and cities far away were on their way tc Keansburg. Thêy were so numeroui they blocked the way of the fire en gines coming to help. Some owners of the cottages com pletely destroyer are: Percy Bulmr of Newark, James F. Callahan of the New York Police Department, Martin Duffy of New York, Frank May ol Newark and Arthur Francisco, New ark. HEAR MYSTERIOUS RUST Residents of the northern section of the city and the lower end ol Htaten Island were startled shortlj before midnight last night at the loud report that sounded like an explosion or some heavy gun firing. The sound seemed to come from the Matirei section but all effort to locate where and what It was could not be ascer tained. Officials at several of thi large plants in that section disclaim any knowledge of an explosion or loud reports of a gun. In several places on Staten Island the houses fairly shook and crockery was almost shaken from closets. Many people who had gone to bed were aroused al the heavy blasts. HI6H SCHOOL BOYS TO DO 'THEIR BIT" ON THE FARM Folowlng the pledgee given the stu dents of the high school and the ad dress by Superintendent Shull several weeks previous, Wlllam Bawden, a member of the senior class, Is the first to show his Intentions of carrying out the object of the pledge. Mr. Baw den has made complete arrangement· for a long stay on his great uncle's ι farm at Pawling, New York, at which place, he will assist his relative In discharging the farm duties. William Wilentz, John Dunham and Leo Schwartr, also members of the graduating class, are preparing to do their "little bit" along agricultural lines. They are awaiting a tçlegram from Morrlstown, New Jersey, çOn flrmlng their appointment on a farm that Is being run by P. Menaker, brother of Will Menakor, secretary of the local Y. _M. H. A Mr. Shull is pleased with the re sponce of his "boys" but does not be lieve that a large number will be call ed upon to leave home to the accom plishing of the objects of the pledges of the Junior Industrial Army,- but fhinka that the greater number wil And occupation about the city. The department of instructions, the department of conservation and devel opment. the State Agricultural College ; and the state department of agrlcul | ture are preparing In cooperation bul I letlns containing suggestions as to j what can be done at the present time : to relieve the probable food shortage and to promote the production of food I supplies. These bulletins will be dls 1 tributed as soon as possible. J The Department of Public Instruc I tlon at Trenton has Issued bulletins on "Vegetable Gardening" which will bo a help to schools planning such work. The bulletins on "The Home Vege table Garden Issued by the New Jer sey State Agriculture College is of great value. Additional suggestions may be secured by writing to the State Agricultural College at New Bruns wick and to the Department of Agrl '< culture at Washington. Many seed ' Arms supply gratis leaflets on the cul tivation ,of particular vegetables. 'lee has narrow escape ! WHEN BOAT OVERTURNS Industrial Secretary Α. C. Lee of the j local Y.M.C.A. had somewhat of^n un usual experience this morning wheo a sailboat In which he had been enjoy ing himself turned over as It was about a quarter of a mile off nhore. He had been experimenting without the centreboard and had just gotten into a skiff which he was towing behind the sailboat when a grist of wind oaught the sails apd over the larger boat went. He rowed ashore after the larger boat had been anchored. Several of those living alongshore saw the sailboat hnd sunk but did not know the occupant j had rowed away and thought someone ι was drowned. Txx■« 1 Autoist Fined, j By Special Correspondent. Trenton, May 10.—-For falling to I transfer his auto lights from one car I to another Alex Kufas, of Perth Am boy, yesterday waa lined $5.76 by Mot or Vehicle Commissioner DIM. George H. Suydam and Frank Eckert both of New Brunswick, received similar pen alties for driving with glaring head lights. The men had pleaded guilty. About $100,000 Has Been Sub scribed at the Banks Hen So Far—Tendency is to Hole , Back Somewhat. Subscriptions for the "Liberty Loan of <2,000,000,000, In small and inediun orders continue to come Into loca banks, although there Is a distinct ten dency toward waiting until such ttan as all facts in regard to the bonds, οι which the money is loaned, are avail able. The latest Information disclose the fact that coupon bonds may be se cured as low as fifty dollars, but a reg lstered bond must bo at least as hig] as <100. Krom that figure bonds ma: bo secured up to an unlimited amount The banks last week reported eioe to $75,000 In subscriptions and orders and the increase since brings the tota close to $100,000. Several of th banks have placed their orders fo subscriptions with the Treasury De partment, and all have signified thei Intention of subscribing to a substan tial amount of the loan for loca patriots, who wish to do their "bit" ii a financial way. Inquiries about the bonds keep com ■tag into the banks. When the full fact are made known, local bankers fee that there will be a very generous re sponse from persons in this city. The; have been holding oft In some cases, ani not writing the orders until the entln facts are made known( and the bond secured by the banks. SUIT AGAINST CITIES By Special Corre&pondent. Trenton, May 10.—The cities ο Brldgeton, New Brunswick and Tren ton, and the Kast Jersey and th< the Hackensack Water Companies, ari all defendants In suits just brought li the United States District Court hen by Ira H. Jewell, of Chicago, charglnf them with infringing upon a paten for controlling and operating water fil ters. In each of the five suits Jewel asks for an injunction to restrali further infringement and also an ac counting of the damaging sustained b; him and the profits lost through thi alleged unauthorised use of the pat ented process. Charging that the in fringement has been deliberate, thi plalntUT asks that the defendants b< compelled to reimburse him three fold for his alleged loss, as the lav permits if the defendants be founi guilty. Each of the defendants lias Installée and is operating a water filter, an< Jewell claims that his process is beini used in each case without permlssloi from him. Dance Saturday Night. Sayrevllle, May 10.—A dance will bi held at Allgalr's hall, In this place οι Saturday night to which all are lnvlt ed. The music will be furnished b: Lehman's orchestra, and the hall, re cently renovated, will be In fine con dltlon. HEALTH ofTiCEBS TO MEET AT PEARL RIVER JUNE 13 The New Jersey Health Officer· Association, of which William J. Wlllsey, health officer of this city, Is president, will hold their next meet ing on June II at Pearl River, In northern New Jersey. The meeting will be held at that place on the In vitation of the Lederle Laboratories, situated at that place, where the del egates wtlL be the guests of the com pany and will make an Inspection of the antitoxin laboratory there. Dr. B. A. Shaw, of the State De partment of Health, was In this city yesterday Inspecting the lQcal abat toir. Health Officer William J. Wlllsey and City Attorney Goldberger are working on an ordinance, ordered at the meeting of the health board on Tuesday night, which will strictly govern and control the practice of mldwlvery In the city. The ordinance will be as strict as the law will per mit, as the board desires to be able to keep In close touoh with the work of the practitioners. NAME LOCAL DELEGATES TO JEWISH CONGRESS Nomination of representatives to the American Jewish Congress that le to be held In Washington, D. C., In Sep tember will be made next Monday night at 8 o'clock at Y. M. H. A. Hall, according to the decision reached at α meeting of the local executive last night. Max Scott is chairman of the congress committee and 8. L. Wagner Is chairman of the local executive com mittee. Louis Y. Sosln, secretary of the executive committee, Is today Bending out notices to every Jewish organiza tion In Perth Amboy and Roosevelt, included In the district here to send delegates to the meeting Monday night. There are about twenty societies en titled to vote for the delegates In the district. There are about eight names that have been placed in nomination so far of which there will be two put up for -the election that Is to be held on June 10. There is considerable riv alry being displayed In the matter of selecting a delegate to represent this district at the congress that is expect ed To last about two weeks at Washing ton In September. LOCAL FORESTERS TO ATTEND NEWARK SESSION TONIGHT Staten Island Forest, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, of Tottenvtlle, have charter ed a special car of the Public Servlco corporation to leave from State and Smith street at 7 o'clock tonight to convey them to Newark to the cere monial session of Essex County Forest, No. 2, that is to be held in Krugers auditorium that city. Grand Tall Ced ar John Deltrlck has Issued an Invita tion to the members of Now Brunswick Forest Ne. 12, residing in this city to accompany them on the trip. There .will be room for about thirty more than their own party. The meeting In Newark Is expected to be attended by about 2,000 members of the order from the various parts of the northern sec tion of the state. There will be a banquet following the meeting. The special car will leave again at 11:30 o'clock for the return trip to this city so as to be In time I for the Tottenvllle delegation catch· I lng the last boat for home. STEAM VULCANIZING GIRLS READY TO WORK ON FARM IN CATALPA AVE. The Rossi tract In Catalpa avenue, the plot of land which the Camp Fire Girls and Woodcraft Olrle of this city will farm, was ploughed up till· morn ing and work will start tomorrow pul verizing the soil, fertilizing: it and rak ing it. The various beds will then be laid out after which the gtrla will plant the plot with a variety of vegetables. This SOU Is said to be the best In the city for this purpose and large results are expected. Potatoes will be planted on the prop erty across the way from this, known as the Wonderland playground. To Fix Maiuuquan Bridge Trenton, May 10:—Repair work will begin immediately on tEe bridge over the Manasquan river as a result of a series of conferences and com munications between Governor Edge and the directors of the Boards of Freeholders and county engineers of Ocean and Monmouth counties and the State Department of Commerce and Navigation. ANNOUNCEMENT! We have recently installed a set of lens grinding machinée of the latest and most Improved type, which will en able us to furnish a quicker service, with «ι aranteed accuracy at our old reasonable prices. EYES EXAMINED and all correction· guaranteed for one year. I 111 kill OPTICAL As to my . MANN SPECIALIST standing, ι mnilll Ask your doctor »71t Smith St Opp. Woolworth's S and 10c Store. Amboy'n Oldest Exclusive Optical Store. Pauline Frederick who will be seen in "SAPHO" at MAJESTIC THEATRE COUNIHAN & SHANNON. Props. J. F. BULLWINKEL, Mgr. PERTH AMROY'S THEATRE OP VARIETIES ONLY TWO PLACES TO GO—THE MAJESTIC AN1) BOUE. Today, Friday and Saturday Extra All Star Bill JOS. HART Presents The Big Time Vaudeville Star "Hyman Adler" and Company In a Musical Tabloid of Character Studies By Addison Burkhart The Star of the Million Dollar Dolls Lew Milton and Alice Lazar In a Hodge Podge of Comedy The Star of the BON TONS ••Lester Allen and Bob Ferns" In a Comedy Offering Mlabel IVfc Donald One of Broadway's Favorites The Singing Prima Donna*' 4* Return by Special Request Henry Frey ••The Rounder" Ripel and Fairfax In Character Songs and Dances Today "P ATRIA" with MRS. VERNON CASTLE TOMORROW NIGHT ••BAZAAR" $5.00 Bills, Live Stock and Other Articles Including Laughs Given Away Preliminary Season of th· Latest Broadway Feature Photo plays, commencing June 4th, including the following extraordinary features: "JOAN THE WOMAN" with GERALDINE FARRAR, now playing its 10th month in New York. "THE WHIP," the Great Γ-ngllah Sensational Masterpiece "ENLIGHTEN THY DAUGHTER," "BEWARE OP STRANGERS," THE GARDEN OF ALLAH," Etc. TheR^rth Amboy Τ rust Co, will be pleased to execute your order free of charge FOR United States War Bonds "Liberty Loan of 1917" Last night the Secretary of the Treasury announced the terms upon which the " Liberty Loan ot 1917 " will be issued. You may now enter with us your subscription for the amount ou desire, in accordance with the official terms. Price: Par—$100 per $100 bond, $1000 per $1000 bond, etc. Interest: %%%, payable semi-annually; January 1 and July 1. Amounts: At least as low as $100, and possibly lower. Form: Probably both Coupon and Registered. Maturities: Will be determined later. (The ready market for United States Bonds enables you to sell for cash at any time.) Conversion: Exchangeable for an equal amount ot any later loan car rying a higher rdte issued during the war. Payment: Terms of payment will be announced later. Bonds will be ready for delivery July 1, 1917. ' \ We will place your Bonds in our New Burglar and Fire Proot Manga nese Steel Vault, collect your Interest Free ot Charge and advise you. It you have not quite enough funds to purchase a bond, we will be glad to help you. Call, Telephone, Telegraph or Write Us stating the amount for which you desire to subscribe. The Perth Amboy Trust Co. 147 Smith Street Perth Amboy, N. J.