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AT MONMOUTH Political Campaign in Keyport Borough and Raritan Twp. Centers on Primaries. tu Special Correspondent. Keyport, Sept. 20.—For the first time In many years the Republicans of Itar Ïtan township will make a fight ior hree of the important offices to be illed at the November election. At a meeting held this week by several ο £ Êe prominent Republicans of the wnship it was decided to have nom atlons made at the primary next Tuesday. Under the leadership of Ira Carhart and Alonzo Layton, of Hazlet, last year, the Republicans turned In a majority for Carson over Bcully. This vlotory gave the Repub licans much encouragement hence the decision to make the fight for the of fices now held by Democrats. The Republicans will nominate Gil bert T. Van Mater to oppose Thomas Brennan for the township clerk. The former Is a member of the Raritan township Board of Education and a prosperous farmer living on the Stone foad. Mr. Brennan has no political ïeoord, but he has the backing of Çharles Carr, who is one of the lead ing politicians in this vicinity. Bren nan's father Is the county road over •eer for this district. Dr. William T. Walling will be nom inated to oppose P. O. Weigand who How holds the office of township clerk and who aspires to the office of as lessor. Herman Lehr, the present as sessor, is a resident of Keansburg and is not eligible for re-election, Keans burg having become a borough. Dr. Walling is very popular throughout tho township and he Is expected to make a very aggressive campaign. For the township committeeman J. P. Brower will be nominated. These are three important offices to be filled aside from the collectorshlp. George B. Roberts, Democrat, the present col lector, will not be opposed. The Re publicans feel that he has filled the of fice for many years to the credit of himself and the township. He Is held in high esteem by both the Republican and Democratic parties and the Re publicans have no desire to make ti fight for that office, in fact they ad mit that he would be a hard man tc beat. Locally, the election board have beet busy the past few weeks. The can vass of the borough has been made by the board of which David C. Wall ing is chairman, A. A. I'hilo and Goorgi Pease clerks, and I. N. Johnston chle clerk. .The sample ballots have beet prepared to the number of about 1,200 Councilman William E. Bedlo ha: withdrawn his name as candidate foi councilman for the primary ballots. I is understood that for business reas ons Mr. Bedle decided not to have hi: same appear on the ballots. He is nov serving as councilman by appolntmen of Mayor O. C. Bogardus. His man; friends regret that he has taken th f did as It Is almos ' ""<td have beei ·* mai ... es, α. C. Chlttlck, George Hunt, James Barber, George Baker and M. B. Carpenter attended the past presidents' meeting of the P. O. B. of A. which was held at Monmouth Junction Monday night H. Brester Willis, county superin tendent of schools, was on an official visit at the local publlo school· Wed nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry I,owndea have moved Into the house on Main street belonging to Mrs. Estelle Dlsbrow, of East Orange. The sample ballots for primary election to be held next Tuesday, Sep tember 2Gth, at the local town hall, were sent out Wednesday. Of the township offices there soems to be but « few seekers. On the Republican Ucket Is found but one candidate, Alexander 8. Conover for township committeeman. On the Democratic ticket, William Hollenheck is a candi date for county committeeman for his party. Asher B. Rue for town ship clerk; Albln Potty for township committeeman. Polls will be open from seven In tho morning until nine o'clock In the evening. Also If you are not registered you may have your name placed on the registry list to vote at tho general election In No vember. Alonzo Green, of Weston's Mills, was In town Tuesday evening. Beveral from here attended the pa rade for the soldiers at Perth Amboy Tuesday. Mrs. Raymond Treat, who has been 111 for some time, is now considerably Improved. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of East Bruns wlok township, will be held at the lo cal school house on Saturday night. Henry Beebe has been on the sick list for a few days. FREHEAU Mrs. James Lamberson was a Perth Amboy visitor Monday. Allen Lockwood was a Keyport vis itor Saturday. Mrs. E. Kelly, of Matawan, wag a Freneau visitor Monday. Misses May Heyer, Anna, Kathryn and Mae Thompson were Perth Am boy visitors Tuesday. William Watts was a Matawan vis itor Tuesday. Mrs. D. A- Taylor spent Tuesday out of town. Thomas Watte returned home after spending the week end at his home In River Side Drive, New York. Walter Van Brackle returned home after spending a week with friends In Mew Market. η -> STOP CATARRH! OPEN NOSTRILS ANC HEAD Sara Cream Applied In Noetrilrf Relieves Head-Colde at Once. If your nostril· are clogged and your head Is stuffed and you can't breathe freely becauee of a cold or catarrh, Just Îet a small bottle of Ely's Cream Balm t any dru* store. Apply a little or this fragrant, antiseptic cream Into Îour nostrils and let It penetrate hrough every air passage of your head, soothing and healing the In flamed, swollen mucous membrane and you e:et Instant relief. Ah! how good It feels. Tour nos trils are open, your head Is clear, no more hawking, snuffling, blowing; no more headache, dryness or struggling for breath. Ely's Cream Balm Is Just what sufferers from head colds and ca tarrh need. It's a delight—Adv. VICTROLAS RECORDS and PIANOS J. H.CONCANNON WOODBRIDGE, Ν J \. AUTO LICENSE REVOKED Trenton, Sept. 20—For giving his ■wrong age tn applying for a driver'» license, this privilege held by Alex ander Wllner, of 399 New Brunswick avenue, Perth Amboy, has been re voked by Motor Vehicle Commissioner William L. Dili. William Dafeldeck er, 64 Webster street, alla» William Left, and Horace Pitt, 271 Ogden street, both Newark, were blacklisted by the commissioner for the theft of an automobile; William Cain, of Sum mit, was also placed on the same list for driving an auto without the con sent of the owner. Edward Sweeney, of West End, charged with having an accident, pleaded not guilty, but was adjudged guilty, and his license was suspended for thirty days. KEYP0R1 Mrs. R. S. White was the guest of friends at New York Wednesday. Mrs. Harry M. Van Dorn was the guest of friends at Matawan Tuesday. Alden W. Welch has returned to New York after having spent several day» with Rev. and Mrs. F. T. B. Reynolds. Attorney Arthur 8. Van Busklrk, who is spending a month at Brook ■lde, N. J., spent Tuesday and Wed nesday In the borough. About *18 was realized at the bread and cake sale held In the li brary on Saturday under tho direc tion of the literature anl library com mittee of the Keyport Improvement Association. Lester Brown was the guest of friends at Trenton Wednesday. Miss Ethel Cooper was the guest of friends at Matawan on Tuesday. Harry Haines, of Keyport, who has been doing recruiting service In New York, Is now statlonod at Fort Slo cum, being a member of the Sixth Recruit Company Infantry. Collector Charles R. Davison was the guest of friends In New York on Monday. Mrs. William QUI was the guest of friends at New York the forepart of tho week. On Saturday the annual picnic of tho Reformed church will be held on the lawn of the church property, when the scholars and teachers will be present to enjoy a social afternoon. Games will bo played and refresh ments will be served. Mrs. Bruce Oakley and daughter, Miss Muriel, are the guests of friends In Now York. Plans are being made to celebrate Rally Day In Calvary M. E. Sunday school on the first Sunday In October. At this time a special program will be given and efforts will be made to re gain the scholar» who have been away through the summer. The first meet ing to discuss the plans was held In the lecture room of the churoh on Tuesday night. The work of remodeling the Key port Banking Company's building Is I rapidly progressing. The foundation has been laid and the floor beams placed. Dewltt C. Paxton, a summer rosl 1 dent of the borough, who has been residing In the Jones house on Beers street, has been greatly annoyed re cently by boys who have stolen water i melons from his garden. Mr. Paxton r ha» taken gflreat pride in his garden, t having como here from East Orango - for the purpose of planting a garden, ι On Tuesday evening the boys were t caught and when those apprehended l refused to tell the names of the othei ι boys who had helped them, they wert *--«.i.rht to the borough hall, wher* a servere reprlman wh( • UU J;k«SJ , Uu. .4^ u. ./ ) iby arrested on Wednesday afternoon by James Fran y, a detective from Al bany. Cinillo Is said to have shot and killed a man at Albany several weeks ago. The detective received Informa tion that the man was at work In the borough and Immediately came here, arriving late Wednesday afternoon. The man was Immediately arrested and was taken from the borough by the detective accompanied by Officer James McCann. Clnlllo wont with little trouble. Since working here hla fellow .laborers had no Inkling that the man was a murderer as lie was quiet and respectful to thoae about Mm. He la apparently about thirty five years of age. The new warrenlte road which has been built on the Mlddletown turn pike waa completed late Tuesday af ternoon, the contractor sticking to the Job until it was completed. The new road la a most valuable addition and one which will be greatly appreciated by those using it. The old turnpike had become full of holes owing to th· heavy traffic from automobiles and the new road when opened will be decid edly different from that formerly Used •at thle point. The road extends two mllee along the turnpike from the bor ough limits and this added to over a mile of ooncrete roadway on Broad street from the Corner of Front and Broad street to the borough limits will give traffic a good three miles of first class road. Captain Francla Hlnes passed away at hi; residence at 50 Second street, Tueaday morning. Although the cap tain has been In poor health for the past two montha, his death Tuesday came as a shock to his family, as they did not consider his condition so ser ious. Death was du· to the infirmities of old age, he being in hla eighty-sixth year. Captain Hlnea was one of the oldest residents of the borough, he coming here in 1847. He was a ship builder by trade and was one of the early Keyport oyster planters. For the past twenty years he has led a retired life. Mr. mnes Is survived by three children, John J. and ThQmas of Keyport, and Mrs. C. F. Collins of Newton, Mass., also six grandchildren. The funeral services will be held on Friday morning at 10 o'clock in St. Joseph's R. C. church, and the Inter ment will be In the cemetery con nected with the church. KEASBEY There will be a «peclal meeting of the Keasbey A. A. at the Keasbey flrehouse Friday nlfrht at 8 o'clock. The Keasbey Juniors will meet at the Keasbey flrehouee tonight at 8 o'clock. The Keasbey Protection Fire Com pany held their regular meeting at the flreliouse Monday night. Impor tant business woe transacted and a large attendance was on hand. A committee wis appointed to secure furniture for the new flrehouee which will soon be completed. The Fire Relief Association held a meeting In the Keasbey flrehous· Tuesday night Ernll Meyer and Harry Schoenbrun will represent the local Are company at the Atlantic City convention which will be held in the nea. future. The Fire Commissioners held a very Important mooting at Meyer's Hotel Monday night Important busi ness was transacted. The commis sioners present were Messrs. Hoy, L. E. Meyer and Rowan from Fords and William Romer from Keasbey. Im portant business was transacted with members of the Ellendale Fire Com pany. James Romer, Alez Holzmann and Charles Pfelffer, Jr., spent Tuesday night In Perth Amboy. Michael Parsler and Erich Schus ter were out-of-town visitors Tuesday afternoon. Miss Lena Madarasl was a Wood bridge visitor Tuesday night Wendal Ranstadler spent Tuesday afternoon out of town. .V ARRANGE PROGRAM FOR CENTENNIAL Events of Monmouth County Bible Associaton to be Announced Soon. By Bpeolat Gorreipondenf. Key port, Sept. 20:—The program to· be given at the centeunl&l of the Monmouth County Bible Society, of which Rev. F. T. B. Reynolds, pastor of the Reformed church, Is secretary, Is about completed, the speakers of the day to Include Rev. F. R. Symms, pastor of the Old Tennent church where the celebration will be held; Rev. Louis B. Chamberlain, D.D., sec retary of the American Bible Society of New York; Rev. Charles L. Palm er, of Marlboro, and Rev. F. T. B. Reynolds, who will deliver the his toric address. Special muslo will be given by the choir of the Old Tennent church and salutations and greetings will be given by the societies of the state. The full program will be announced at an early date, the Centennial to bo held on October 4. The churches have responded to the appeal for funds whereby $1,000 may be raised for the purchase of testaments and Bibles. Other churches who have not as yet responded are intending to do so. Already a largo number of testa ments have been distributed since the United States declared war and many calls for other testaments con tinue to be received. Many of the soldiers of Monmouth county have been supplied with these testaments whloh are of a special size and khaki covered and they are beng distributed in various ways, several navlng been placed In the comfort kite being made for the local boys who are al ready in the service. The method of distributing those testaments will be described at the centennial when delegations from va rious societies are expected, among which will bo a delegation from the Monmouth County Historical Society, which has a large membership from tho borough. MISS GRACE M. VOORHEES SHOWED IN WÛODBRIDGE By Fpeoial Corr>j*ponaent. Woodbrldge, Sept. 20—Miss Orace M. Voorhees, whose marriage to Ar thur O. Brown is to be solemnised In the near future, was tendered a de lightful shower at the home of Mrs. W. H. Voorhees Tuesday afternoon, So cleverly was the affair arranged by Mrs. Voorhees, assisted by tht choir of the Congregational ohurch tho/ ihe bride to be had no suspicion that she was the guest of honor, hav nlg been invited with the ither ladlef of the church to attend a pore tea ani bring her knitting, as some of hei friends from the other churches drop ped in she wondered α little at then presence, but It was not until hei nieces, Laura and Florence Voorhees came through the door with a larg< basket decorated with pink rlbboni '"Tine· "Much inve goes with thesi in α showei an* dainty fc.i.. Those present Included Mre, L>. β. Voorhee», M ru. Ernest Moffett, Misa Anna Hart, Miss Marguerite Camp bell, Mrs. W. A. Oeborn, Mies Laura Cutter, Mrs. Oeoige Brown, Mies Es sie Inslee, Mrs. S. B. Hinsdale, Miss Edith Hinsdale, Mrs. Edward Har ned, Mrs. J. E. Breckenrldge, Miss Rae Oeborn, Mrs. Thayer Martin, Mrs. W111U Gaylord, Mre. U. S. Prentiss, Mrs. Forfay, Mrs. N. Johnson, Mre. C. F. Turner, Mrs. J. E. Royal, Miss Playfoot, Mrs, Fred Moores, Misa Ed na Moores, Miss May Kolly, Mr». T. H. Htryker, Mrs. M. I. Dumarest, Miss Sophie Johnson, Miss Lizzie Brewster, Mrs. J. M. Coddlnfrton, Mrs. C. B. Craake, Mr·. W. K. Franklin, Mrs. W. L. Harnod, Mrs. Floyd Huyck, Mrs. C. A. de Russy Refreshments of Ice cream and cake were served Mise Voorhoes re ceived the best wishes of her friends most gracefully and a most enjoya ble afternoon was passed by all. BENEFIT CARD PARTY Bv Special Correipnnaeni. 8ewaren, Stpt. SO—A oard party ior the benefit of the Red Cross chapter will be held at the home of Mrs. F. , J. Adams tomorrow afternoon under I the auspices of the Clvlo «Association. Thle ts the benefit planned and at first advertised to be held at the home of Mrs. F, H. Turner, but Mrs. Turner was unable to entertain on account of th« Illness of Mother Turner. Mrs. Adams then kindly offered her home. It ts hoped that all of the res idents, who were unable to attend the food sale last week, will do their bit at this time. A cosy corner has been arranged for the knitters and be cause on· does not play cards there Is no exouse for not buying a ticket. Donations will also be most gratefully received. Mrs. J. A. Moorhead has given $S and a number of priées have been promised. The proceeds from this benefit will be used to purchase wool for the Red Cross. FORDS Many of the local peoplo witnessed the parade In Perth Amboy Tuesday afternoon, Mrs. Hans Thfelfoldt and Mrs. Frank Murdock were Perth Amboy visitors Monday. Mr. and Mrs. C. Blanchard and family, of Ling street, spent Tuesday afternoon In Perth Amboy. Charles Homer, of Keasbey, was a local visitor Tuesday afternoon. Officer and Mrs. Martin Lybeck and eon Wilton were out-of-town vis itors Tuesday afternoon. Mies Emily Uhrlng, of Perth Am boy, was visiting at the home of Miss Emma Elsenhauer, of Wildwood ave nue, Tuesday. Miss Nettle Llddle and Thomas Egan spent Tuesday afternoon In Perth Aoiboy. Mrs. S*orgo Murdock and son were out-of-town visitors Tuesday after noon. Mrs. Louis E. Meyer was an out of-town visitor Wednesday after noon. Mrs. Charles Murdock and daugh ter Hazel spent Tuesday afternoon In Perth Amboy. Mrs. O'Hara and eon Raymond, of Rarltan Manor, were visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Dalton, of Ford avenue, Wednesday. Mr, and Mrs. Larson and children were out-of-town visitors Tuesday afternoon. Miss Viola Ernst entertained an out-of-town friend Tuesday after noon. Harry and Alfred Murdock spent Tuesday night In Woodbrldge. Miss Anna E. Horwath, post mis tress of Mc-Ador, Pa., spent α pleas ant two week vacation with her sis ter, Mrs. Charles Klsh, Fords, also with friends In Perth Amboji. GOVERNOR TO SPEAK AT TRENION FAIR NEXT WEEK Bji Special Comtpondent. Trenton, Sept. 20—tending Its co operation to the Committee of Patri otism through education ot New Jer sey, Trenton fair, which will open next Monday and continue throughout the week, will have a program of pa rlotlc exercises on the afternoon of the opening day. Among tho speakers will be Gov ernor Charles S. Whitman of New York, Governor Walter E. Edgo of New Jersey, former Governor E. C. Stokes of New Jersey, Arthur E. Bee tor, president of Chautauqua Insti tute; Professor Robert H. McElroy, of Princeton University and others. THhe ceremonies are to be held In conjunction with tho National Secur ity League and the association of four minute men of New Jersey. One of the featuros will be a chorus sung by the 20,000 children, who will be fuests of the management on that ay. Edward C. Brennan, of West New Tork, is the chairman of th· committee of arrangements. For these ceremnles Lieut Col. Martin, of the Second New Jersey Regiment, will be present with the Second Regiment Troopers and all soldiers and members of uniformed patriotic societies, who attend In uni form and arrive In delegations will be admitted free. The G. A. R., the P. O. S. of Α., the Jr. O. U. A. M. and other organizations will be Included In this Invitation Col. Mahlon R. Margerum, secretary and general manager of the fair, has announced that tho Second Regiment men and tho National Army men from Camp Dix, who attend in com panies will be admitted to the ground sfree both Monday and Tues day. With extra features planned foi each day of tho expedition, Col Margarum Is confident that the at tendance figures for all previous yearn will be surpassed. An Indication ol the great crowds which will be pres ent Is given In the advance sale ol seats for the grand stand and th« weekly admission coupons. Bookings for the open-air prograrr have been made this year under tli< direction of the Amalgamated Vaude ville Agency of New York, and th« assurance has been given that thi numbers will be most varied and th< best of their kind ever shown at thi fair. The automobile races will be con ducted IViday and the entries alread; received from famous dare devil drlv ere will make one ot the most thrill lng cards ever scheduled for a dlr traok. Mercers will be among thi machines which will go after th' money, Tuesday Is to have the $2,600 free for-all pace, the largest purse eve placed for α single event of this klm In this section of tho state. SOUTH AMBOY The parade In honor of the Pert! Amboy men called to arms, Induce· many from this city to Journey acros the river to see the name, among thos seen there were Mr. and Mrs. Georg Cheeseman and daughters, Mrs. J Mltchel, Miss Bertha Pelbert, Mrs. M Nichols, Mrs. Carl Nellson, Miss Ver French, Mrs. John "Ward, William Sul llvan, Mrs. J. Kyan, Frank Monahar John Coyne, Miss Florence Parlsoi Mrs. Qeorgo Click, Mrs. Ray mo η Plersen, John Worthley, Pearl Grovei Miss Cecelia Kaufman, and Perc Locker, Melvln Nochols, Holmes Cllv 1 er, John Ryan, of Camp Dix. Mrs. Anna Worthing of Stevens ave I nue and Miss Emma Dayton of Bord entown avenue, visited New York clt ■ eiday. ^nble ta being expérience Ierr?.-.-*» '4 tills olty, I V obtain a^vAJeflBe^fcii ...a . π α hotel in Holvnel It appears that Mr. Fallon has pur chased the property on which the ho tel in question Is located, from Ed ward W. Perrlne. The people oi Holmdel do not desire to have an) saloons in their town, as they defeat ed a similar case for a renewal of li cense for William ordon last spring Tho anti-saloon men have been ap pealed to to see that Holmdel Is kept dry, so this week It Is expected thai definite action will be taken agalnsl Mr. Fallon. Eugene Forman le now enjoying ht( two weeks vacation from his duties al the Eastern Coal Dock Company. Word has been received from Troot B, of which this city has contributed many members, that they havo be come setaled In their encampment a1 Camp McClellan at Annlston, Ala bama. They state that this troop -inc also Troop D, of Plalnfleld, will b( converted Into heavy Held artillery while the other cavalry men will b< made Into mounted police outfits They complain that they are now get ting Into the town often, owing tc the fact that they are stationed si) miles from the city of Annlston. The) do not get through with their wori until β o'clock and have to report t( camp at 10 o'clock. They say tha they are now engaged In the bulldlin of streets and other work connected with the laying out of the tented city The Jewish New Tear was observer Monday by the Jewish people of tht: city, and many places of business con ducted by these people were closed al day Monday and Tuesday. Miss Victoria Zwlnglas, of Oil Bridge, spent Tuesday night wltl friends In this city. Miss Elsie Fatherglll, of Perth Am boy, spent Tuesday night with he friends In this city, to view that pa rade and celebration given to th drafted men of the town. Harry W. Hoffman, of Brooklyn spent yesterday with friends In Join street. m uuii uuuiuiçiii. i» 17011 ig υνυιιιοαι ι in this city as to the affair held u tho Empire theatre Tuesday nlghi It Is the food for gossip, and man; pro claim It Is the best celebratloi of Its kind over held In this city. Th boys after having enjoyed themselve at the affair expressed themselves ix having had an cjoyable niglit, an felt that the city and Its people ha tho interest of the boys at heart. Th men stationed at Wrlghtstown lef here yesterday morning at 8 o'cloc! in automobiles. Lawrence Furman, one of lafi year's high school graduates, will en ter Peddle Institute at Hlghtstow: next week and will take a full cours in business there. He has been 1: the employ of the Ν, Υ. & L. B. rail road since his graduation from schoc and has given up hie position to ente the Institute. Willis Slover, also one of lost year' local high school graduates, will en ter the University of Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia, next week, where h will take up α course In dentistry. Mrs. Charles Foreman and Mrs Joel Magnuson are visiting with Mr« Jennie Fransen, at Arlington today. Through an error the names of th boys who have Joined the colore atn are stationed at Sea Oirt, were omit ted Tuesday night on the list read b Congressman Scully to receive com fort kits. The boys will nevertheles not be forgotten, as every offort wll be mado to get the boys the kits. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Sprague an family have removed to their nei home In the upbuilding seotlon of th town, known as Bayvlew Manor. The formerly lived on Second street, bu removed to their new home yesterduj Corporal Warren I.afferty, of Com pany I, Third Regiment, of Wood bury, stationed at Sea Girt, vl.ilte with friends in this city yesterda; The recently organized company ο State Militia, of this city, will hold meeting In the city hall tomorrow night. Misses Till!· Duckalew and Till! Slovor spent yesterday with friends η Bngllshtown. The new course of physical tralnln on the curriculum of the local school seems to be well adapted to the pu pils. The pupils of the advanced classes take their instruction In their class rooms, while the lower claxnen are given the privilège to be taken out of doors and take their training This physical course is taken In on the half hour, which has made the school day longer by one-lialf hour. John Connors, now »t YVrlgtstow:), while In this city Teusday nigh; took, what might be his last loose lit the old Are house. As plans and specifications are under way for the erection of a new Are house, the chances are ^ory small that the old one w 11 still be there when he returns. The city has been very quite along court lines for the pa3t few days, and nothing of Importance Is now on the blotter at the court o( the city. 9 THIRD DISTRICT MEN ARE EXEMPTED; TO PICK MORE fy Special Correspondent. Sayrevllle, Sept- 20:—Word has been received by the third district exemption board that nine of the men who were slated to leave for Wrlghtetown on Baturday morning have been exempted by the district board. This means that nine other men will have to be selected to go in their place to keep up the necessary quota. The men who have been exempted by the district board and who will not have to go Saturday are Edward R. Matthews, Peter Lonczak, Benja min Schwartz, J. W. Brown, Michael J. Murphy, August R. Blakley, Jacob Sprunk, Jr., Walter R. Farr and Vic tor M. Shaw. Thirteen alternates have been named, nine of which will take the places of the men exempted by the district board. Should word be re ceived of other exemptions before this quota leaves the other alternates will be drawn. The thirteen alter nates are John Regan, of Sayrevllle; Wladlslaw Kostrum, Sayrevllle! H. Motleg, Sayrevllle; JoJhn Strek, Say revllle; W. J. Mllstead, Sayrevllle; Edward H. Welnhelmer, South River; Vactave Boroztcx, Sayrevllle; Carl Hill, Parlin; Stanley Lasky, South Amboy; E. A. Wendell, R. P. D. Mat awan; E. Leonard Errlckson, Hel melta; Robert J. Godfrey, South Am ι boy; H. Applegate, Cranbury. ι Thoee who will leave on Saturday 1 morning from this district, 122 In number, will be given a farewell dem onstration tomorrow night. They will ' leave about β o'clock Saturday morn ' Inc. I WOODBRIDGE -*· 1 . ■ The women of the Presbyterian - church are being entertained by Mrs. 1 Adam Huber, of Linden avenue, at a porch tea this afternoon. There will be a Rally Day service at the Congregational church this coming Sabbath morning at 11 o'clock, when special music will be arranged by the organist, Miss Grace ' Voorheos, and the pastor, Rev. H. M. 1 Prentles, will take as his subject "A 3 First Century Message to a Twen J tleth Century Church." s Tomorrow at 12 o'clock the Bulld ·■ ers of the M. E. church will be pre pared to serve clam chowder by the 1 plate or quart. This will bo a good * opportunity for some of the school • boys and girls to get a plate of good • hot chowder for their lunch In the 1 M. E. Sunoay school room. '· Hinsdale Boynton left yesterday * for school at Pauling, Ν. Y. Miss Helen Saterlee, who has been the guest of Mrs. Ε. H. Boynton for - the past week, has returned to her - home on Long Island. y Miss Grace Valentine has returned to Smith College for her Junior year. Ί Mise Dorothy Valentine has return n ed to Bwftt Briar Collas·. Virginia Ami)»'·, jear^ _ DIVORCE IS Trenton, Sept. 20.—Vice Chan cellor Barkes has granted α divorce decree to Frederick B. Brodle, of Jamesburg, from hils wife, Florence, on desertion and other statutory grounds. Former Judge Remon Cowenhaven appeared for Brodle and Howard Ren gold was attornoy of record for Mre. Brodle. SEWAREN Miss Frances Jackson lias returned to Smith College. The Sewarcn Camp Fire Girls will hold a sale In the Free Public Library Saturday afternoon, to raise funds to purchase wool to be used by the local Service League for the Sewaron boys. Mrs. Carter has given a gorgeous quit ting bag on which chances are being Miss Frances Jackson lias returned to Bmlth College for her senior year. HE'S THE MOST REMARKABLE SOLDIER IN FRANCE; AMERICAN VETERAN OF 1870 SHAMES SLACKERS Ο. O. Ijyon. With the American Troops in calnnCe,Th t- *°—Control· Amerl Th® most remarkable soldier η the entire French army Is George Le Mesnager of 354 Douglas street. Los Angeles, Cal. «r.If.î,heï* be. any cowards and slick ers in America, let them know Lo Mesnager B story and be ashamed. Early In September, 1914, an old wal}<t,<} down the gangplank of a steamer Just arrived at Havre, Franco, irom America. Λ.ν"''·' J?nre ,,ln<,k· w°»ld eoou Μ.ν./ί.ί?' ,shaK*y eyebrows shaded Ï "'«"J* ,w"lnkled. A reddish brown beard mode him look older mnitaï?. J Wae" Hls ca"la«e w»s η^ΛΤ i*ad bcen declared In France ?h/rift ew weekB before anl the au strangereWere eusPlclou» of entering ^feanager had hardly reachcd ι the dock before he was tn the custody or the police who demanded his busi ness. ,, "1'™1 here to enlist In the army," he said In perfect French. The geii dormc laughed derisively. . XfhlLt· °'d man like you onltst In the army! Impossible!" Le Mesnager took from his pocket a little case that contained che hlgh ceîvé" a French so'dlor can re , ''I.,came from America and fought thuϊ,Γ?·ηοβ I870 and they gave mo ♦ÎÎ «Lii* 8a d "lmply· "Γν« come back to fight again." It was no time for quibbling. The Germans were hammering thoir way towards Paris and ever ν avallabU 1 renchman was being rushed to arm." lhe gendarme said: "If you'ro de termined to enlist, there's a recruit ing station down the streot." The recruiting officer hesitated. "A w„n„. ye»rs old and a private In the Infantry! Its almost unheard of." I,e Mosnager's Franco-Prussian war medal again got him by. That mrht on α 1ϋ00Ρ tral" for the front, flint was three years ago. Today tf-^eS,,airor "wlr,"K '«'» sixty-eighth birthday, is a French infantry lleuton medals" hreast k covered with κ received his first wound, a rlilo ball through the arm, seven days ar ter he arrived at the front. It put vvi" >. hospital for a month. When he went back they made him a sergeant for gallant conduct. For months Le Mosnager fought in the trenches at Verdun, In one of tho fory anJ lons:est battles In hls One day the ammunition ran short and the colonel called for a volunteer to bring: up an ammunition train. The German artillery bombardment was terrific. It seemed sure death. Le Mesnager volunteered and in α short time brought up ammunition ,„.A fewr, diyi later the °'<i Callfornlan before his regiment and tne Croix de Guerre" (cross of war) pinned on his coat. He was men tioned in dispatches. "Every soldier should have tho courage and spirit of this veteran comrade," the colonel told his regi ment. It wasn't long until I,β Mesnager was commissioned a lieutenant. One evening he was chatting with the regimental adjutant when a Ger man shell passed between them. It exploded almost at their feet. By some miracle neither was klllod, but both were hurled unite a distance, 1..» Mesnager recovering, found him self on the ground under a tree. He looked around and found ports of the German shell which he gath or?<J "P and carried back to lile trench ,ϊ» WM nothing at all, nothing at all, ho laughed to his men. "Don't ever be afraid of a shell like this one iii y,11,0 nUoH Uult 'lite you Hull yon need to dreiid " wn,J'«^C<iil0nel h9"'"a this remark ant ri , . 1ΐϊ»'βΛ»β·/ -with the old Otrlit [him f'i n ^i® ri coni-e/"î<'d I him for further honors, mis erne ho was decorated with the "palm." Another medal was given him for bravery In hand to hand conflict. l,e Mesnager'e regiment had "gone over the tope," but soon found itself sur rounded by a superior force. A big German picked the old man YOU CAN HAVE) beautiful hair if you keep the ecalp clean and healthy. Neglect reeulta Jn baldness. We recommend TRADE MARM For the Public Health HAIR TONIC for keeping th· ecalp healthy and pro moting hair erowth. Sold only by u·. BOc and $1.00. McClung: Dru* Co.. 19S Smith St., Perth Amboy, N. J. >ut as hie own particular prey, but :,e Mesnager ran him through. A lit le later he discovered the hiding jlace of the bugler who was sound ng the German charge. Three shots illenoed him. Le Meenager has been a resldont of Lou Angeles since 1867. He lived *n France until he was 16, when he emi grated to America. He Is a full fledged American, and has been since he wag 21. In Los Angeles he Is a substantial citizen. For many years he has been a oourt Interpreter. He has accumulated a comfortable for tune In real estate. Since the arrival of the American expédition Le Mesnager has been re sailed from the trenches and as signed to one of the French divisions training with the Americans. Most of his work lg that of Interpreter. "I couldn't remain quiet when the war broke out," he told me the other day. "Ever since 1871 I had Itched to get back at the Germans "X know, however, that my family would object on account of my age, so I 'ran away' from homo one day when my wife was out of the city on α short visit. "It was one of the happelst days of my life when tho United States, MY country, Joined In the war against Germany on the side of the country of my birth." MATAWAN Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burko, of Key port have leased an apartment In 1he Gehlhaus block occupying iame for tho first time yesterday. Miss Mabol Isaacs and Miss Lillian Isaacs were Perth Amboy i'laUors last night. Jacob A. Lewis was an out of town visitor yesterday. James E. Voorheee, vice president of tho Farmers and Merchants NiNv tlonal bank, left this afternoon for i\_ short vacation In the New England > states. Mrs. Laura Mount was a New y oik city visitor yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Isaacs have returned to their home In Brooklyn, New York, after spending the sum mer on tho Dawe farm In Ravine drive. James Hulsart was a recent visitor In Sen, Girt. Charles H. Wardell was a New York. city visitor yesterday. Frederick Gehlhaus, of Atlantic Highlands, was a Matawan visitor yesterday. Harold Pruden was a Tuesday vis itor In Long Branch. Miss Evelyn Dawn was a Perth Am boy visitor last night. Miss Bessie Mount has returned to the Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y„ where she Is a student, aft·» spending the summer with her moth er, Mrs. Laura Mount, In Main street. Lewis H. Blood was a recent Jer sey City vlHltor. Miss Jennie Warwick Is visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. David W. Morton, in Morrlstown. Former Mayor Sidney Bruce Eg gleston, who has been spending the summer at his summer home In Shel ter Island, New York, has returned to his home here In Main street, where he will remain throughout th* winter. MODIFY REGULATIONS Tronton, Sept, l—The regulation» heretofore obtafun.g with respect to the examination of tubercular cattle In New Jersey have Just been modi fled by the State Board of Agrloul tufe. The old requirement has been that a dairyman had to agree to a complete tuberculin test ol every cow ifrlfctw' ·η< acteft.— r.iί to many asklng^oV'tKe^RMHllM^^n Ion and assistance ot the nib 7^* ment of Agriculture In ellmlna_ badly affected animals, known iT « "spreaders." In the future physical examinations will be Immediately hold of the cows thro light to have the disease. The State Board has also decided to ask the Civil Service Commission for an examination for the position of transportation specialist In Its de partment, now hold temporarily by H. B. Bamford, of Bridgcton. Tho place pays $2,000 a year, and tne dutios consist of keeping In touch with freight agents to facilitate the transportation of perishable fruit and other farm products. Pleasant Field. "Let me make the songs of a na tion and I care not who make Its law»." "Well, It Is a more enjoyable Job," admitted Senator Snooks. "Ton can make songs right along without offend ing any important Interests."—Kansas City Journal. stysiye Stern's September Specials aril You Must See the New Dining Room Furniture Wanted this Fall It's a real delight to see so much simplicity of line and charm of design eo effectively combined in this modern furniture we are now showing. Its very lines seem to breathe an air of refinement that is so satisfying, so pleasing, so soothing. There are, of course, different grades at different prices, but each grade has an individu ality so different from the others. 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