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THE DITMAS
Today, Tomorrow and Saturday
Lois Weber's Story Wonderful
"THE HAND THAT ROCKS
THE CRADLE
? 9
With Lois Weber and Phillip Smalley
A Magnificent Seven Part Picturization Which Is Hailed As One Of Miss Weber's
Greatest Achievements
SPECIAL ADDED ATTRACTION
PERTH AMBO Y TODAY
Three Reels of Local Pictures Embracing All New Subjects and Showing Our City As It Is Today,
Socially, Scenically And Industrially
Who Is Perth Amboy's Prettiest Bathing Girl?
Matinees 5c and 10c Nights 10c and 15c
Feature
'Some Songs of Bygone Days'
HAVE YOU HEARD OE AVENEL?
Sure—everybody lias—and as a most extraordinary feature, the Ditmas Theatre has purchased a valuable building lot 25 χ
100 from the Maple Realty Co., and will present this to some patron who witnesses the "Perth Amboy" Pictures, abso
hitely free. Everyone lias au equal chance to acquire this lot valued at $250.00 in one of the fastest growing real estate
additions in the county.
ROYAL ΤΗ
TODAY
Vitagraph Day
"The Second Mrs. Tanqueray"
With the iaraous English Stars
Sir George Alexander and Hilda Moore
From start to finish one of the most thrilling soul-stirring
stories ever presented on stage or scoren.
ANIMATED
WEEKLY
SELECTED
COMEDY
TOMORROW
AMERICA'S MAGNETIC STAR
ALMA HAÎNLON
in
«'When You and I Were Young"
A HEART INTEREST DRAMA
4.
.Joining Monday, "THE FIGHTING TRAIL"
wHC-Mevep- τ see a millow .dispv-^yiktq λ
lARGe rocl op bih-s LiKe that im a Purav.»c pcace
for rwe pur Pose or impressing -j—
evenroow, ι ;
Grab ths. u»ai> λ no 1
Meup THe ΤΝΙΐνδ ALOMS .So (_
That woBocr |ίλυ os so unfdRTUmiô
y_, /(S TO MISS ΤΗ<ε SHOW lit , ,—
EVERETT TRUE
By CONDC
mm METERED
ί FOR WATER SOON
Water Board at Meeting Last
Night Decides to Adver
tise for 400 Meters.
I The Board of Water Commiseion
; crs In session last night passed a
• resolution authorizing: the superin
tendent to advertise for bids to be
received «.t Hie meeting ou October
17 for 4 00 five-eighth water meters,
to be delivered fifty per month.
When these meters are installed the
metering of the entire cLty will be
completed. The work of putting in
additional meters with the view of
; having a meter on every pipe from
which water is secured has been go
ing on for some time and the end is
at last in sight.
Superintendent Samuel J. Mason re
ported that the State Department of
Conservation and Development will
J approve within a week the local
board's application for additional sup
1 ply of water at Runyon. In order that
I some action may be taken to increase
i the water supply as soon as the ap
j proval is received. Superintendent
; Mason suggested that when the meet
iing adjourn it be for one week in or
(der that this matter may soon be tak
, i en up. The announcement that the
' ι Department of Conservation and De
. velopment is in favor of the Board se
' curing additional water was gratify
ing to the board members.
An application for water at Marsh
Point from It. G. Packard Company
was received and referred to the city
attorney, it being understood that the
company wishes to secure this water
to operate one of its dredges which is
now In the Rarltan river.
A communication was received
from Pollock and Taber, offering their
services as water and sanitation experts
should the local board need them. The
clerk was instructed to acknowledge
the communication and place It on
file.
Commissioner Nolan reported for
the power committee that the 400
horse power boiler has been retubed
at Runyon and is now in service. Bills
to the amount of $0,223.06 wore or
dered paid. All of the members of
the board were present, it adjourning
until Wednesday night of next week.
AMERICAN SCHOONER SUNK
BY SUBMARINE 6UN FIRE
.f?y United Prtsa.
I^ondon, Oct. 4:—The American
schooner Annie F. Conlon has been
sunk by gunfire of a German subma
rine, the Admiralty announced today.
The attack occurred off the Sclliy
islands. The crew of eight wore land
ed. Lloyds lists the Annie F. Conlon
as a three-iuastod wooden schooner
j of 591 tons, ownod by S. U. Garrett,
! of Portsmouth, Ν. H.
ALLOW MORE CLAIMS
8u Rpecial Cort laponûcnt.
Metuchcn, Sept. 4:—More claima
for exemption have been allowed by
the fourth district board as follows:
J. J. Anderson, Metuchen, depend
ency; A. Darlington, Ftooscvelt, in
dustrial; J. O'Donnell, Roosevelt, in
dustrial; J. S. lloagland, Woodbridge,
industrial ; H. Arster, Roosevelt, in
dustrial; B. Milik, Roosevelt, depend
ency.
WAR DEPARTMENT ROLIHB
ON DRAFT_ DESERTERS
Washington, Oot 4—JDraft desert
ers will eb tried and apprehended and
Instead of being dishonorably dis
charged, as In the past, must serve a
senteoe and then be rtalnefl In service.
This Is the "War Department's ruling
today, though It was held that a man
might purge himself of guilt If he re
ported for duty at once, and convinc
ed the authorities that he did not
fully realize the gravity of hla offen
sive.
There will be a round up of desert
ers who do not at once avail them
selves of this opportunity, and the
department offers a refard of $S0 for
the apprehension and delivery of each
slacker.
MEETING T0NI6HT TO OPEN
JEWISH RELIEF BAZAR
All committees who are working for
the Jewish Relief Bazaar are asked
to meet the chairman, Mrs. Max Sem
er, tonight, at the Radical Library, in
the Raritan Building, at 8 P. M. The
collection committees are most urg
ently requested to be present, to give
necessary data son the amounts ol
money and kinds of handwork and
.merchandise collected to date.
The Smith street collecting com
mittee consists of Isaac Alpern, A. M.
Metzendorf aud Mrs. Joseph Slobo
dlen; the Stale street committee com
prise Mrs. L. Rlppen, Samuel Polen
eky, and Philip Wedeen; the New
Brunswick avenue committee consist
of Mrs. Ç. Belikove, Joseph Slobo
dan and Joseph Schwartz; a general
committee to solicit contribution· In
other sections, comprise Mm. Sam
uel Wagner, Mrs. John Slobodlen and
H. IC. Golenbock. Most of the above
named people are Individually report
ing generous contributions and kind
ly, sympathetic treatment by the
public In general, who are abound
ontly contributing money, merchan
dise, hand work and various salable
articles, for which the bazaar commit
tee wish to express their sincere
thanks.
OPENING m\ PLANNED
FOR Bm OF Y.M.C.A.
An opening night for the boys'
division of the local T. M. C. A. Is
now being planned by Secretary
Herbert Sutermeister, the date set
being Friday night of next week. All
of the members of the boys' division
together with their boy friends who
aie not members nre Invited to be
ί present at this affair.
A picked squad of about twenty
five boys will give an exhibition of
class work In the gymnasium, after
which all of the boys will be allowed
to participate in games. A swimming
exhibition will follow In the pool,
after which the boys who wish may
go in for a swim.
The swim will end the exhibitions.
I Following this the boys w ill be served
with refreshments, prepared by
members of the I.adies' Auxiliary of
the Y. M. C. A.
Plans are being formulated already
for a big Hallowe'en party for mem
bers of the boy»' division.
HOME RULE SESSION
B.i/ Speriil Correspondent.
ι Trenton, Oct. 4—The Homo Rule
! form mission, which wtw continued by
I the lust legislature to study further
ι subjects related to this question, an
nounces that It will hold α meeting
a t the State House on Wednesday,
October 10, at 11 o'clock in the morn
ing: for the purpose of hearing sug
??e*tions relative to improvements tc
the home rule law which was passed
lait winter or to the repealers whlcl
a< companied It.
SEES PERTH M
BOYS II FRANCE
Letter Is Received from Her
man Stein, Who is in France
With Other Local Men.
Patrolman WHIIam Calvin, who
has a brother and innumerable
friends In the service at the present
time, received a letter this xnorntng
from Herman Stein, formerly em
ployed by and a nephew of M. 8.
Goldberger, of upper State street. In
his letter Stein tells of meeting: three
other local boys "Somewhere in
Frajice," one of whom la with the
samo outfit as Stein. They are Nls
Dlnesen, son of Mads Dlncsen, of
Amboj- avenue, Harry Spltzer and
Bob Speigel.
The letter addressed from some
where on the other side:
"Doar friend Calvin,
It is really a shame that I did not
write you any sooner but we were
always kept so bus)' that I hardly !
could write a single letter a week.
The voyage across the big pond was
all very fine, nothing unusual occur
ring and no subs sighted. I felt fine
all the way across.
We were received with great en
thusiasm by the French people and
they are treating is royally, (lota of
I girls here.)
I met Harry Spltzer here. He came
over at the same time, but on a differ
ent ship than we did. Where he Is at
present I don't know. I also met Bob
Sjiegel and Nis Dlnesen. Nls Is In
my regiment. There are quite a lot
of German prisoners In the camp here,
in this camp. They work each day
peacefully. We are not allowed to
talk to them, and they pay very little
attention to us, either. The country
here is very beautiful, with lots of
mountains, and forest country, with
out smoke accompaniment, like at
home.
We had an Inspection by the com
mander In chief of the French army.
He was well pleased with our appear
ance, and belteve me, he had a fine
looking staff with him.
Just now we are getting plenty of
exercise, so I feel great, and as am
happy as ever. If my heart dont
defceive me, then I guess we will be
back in the II. S. A. before Easter Is
due. I feel that way, but there la no
reason for It.
Every evening here we have a con
cert. That is the time I think of the
dances and good times I used to have,
but I hope, that before long, we will
enjoy them agatn. As I cannot write
anything abont military happenings, I
will close my letter, waiting for an
answer from your.
Tour true friend,
HERMAN STEIN,
Battery F. 7th Field Atillery, France.
The patrolman said this morning
that the answer will be on its way to
Faarc· before nightfall.
LIBRARY TRUSTEES CONSIDER
AUDITORIUM ALTERATIONS
At the regular meeting of the trus
tees of the Public Llbrq^y last night,
the matter of putting the auditorium
In condition for use was dlecuseed, and
double window» or weather strips for
the windows on the north side of the
building were considered. No final
action was taken on either matter.
The librarian's report for the
month of September was as follows:
Main library: Circulation, 6,683
an increase of 2,848. Largest daily
circulation, 404, increase of 158.
Smallest daily circulation, 102. an in
crease of 81. Adult circulation, 3,
604, an In or ease of 364.
Adult Action, 1,720, lnorease of
228; iron-flction, 778, increase of 144;
foreign, 111, α decrease of 3. Juvenile
circulation, 1,882. Fiction, 1.298;
non-fiction, 689. The Juvenile room
was closed on account of disease last
year so no comparisons can be made.
Branch library: Nunm*r at days
opened, 11; circulation, 820; largest
dally circulation, 41; smallest, 18;
adult circulation, 96; adult Action, 66;
adult non-flctton, 28; adult foreign,
17. Juvenile circulation, 226; fiction,
122; non-fiction. 108.
Total circulation for September,
5,906.
The total number of borrowers
during the month (adult, new registra
tion) were 2,982, Total number of
borrowers (Juvenile, new registration)
2,380.
Membership cards Issued to adults,
60; Juvenile, 42. Dally readers, 1,222.
During the month there were 190
new books added to the library, ten
of which were by gift. Forty books
were discarded as worn out.
Fines collected at the main library
during the month amounted to ♦82.87;
at the branch, 86 cents.
GOVERNOR EDGE IN Ν. Y.
By United Γ res».
Trenton, Oct. 4.—Governor Edge
Is today tliβ guest of Mayor Johm Pur
roy Mitchell In New York where both
officials were scheduled to review the
Red Cross parade from the City Li
brary. Last evening the governor was
α guest at the dinner of the Down
town Club, a Newark advertising or
ganization, and this evening he at
tends the dinner of the Westfield
.Bankers Association at Westfield.
ANNOUNCEMENT!
We have recently Installed a net of
lens grinding: machine* of the latest
and moit improved type, which will en
able ue to furnish a quicker service,
with guaranteed accuracy, at our old
reasonable price·.
EYES EXAMINED and all correction·
guaranteed for one year.
OPTICAL· a Hi nil As to my
specialist I HIM· standing,
87% Smith St11 ""'""Ask your doctor.
Opp. Woe:worth's Β and 10c Store.
A m boy's Oldest Exclusive Optical Store
THE ATLANTIC TAILOR and
HAT CLEANING COMPANY
358 State Street
Suits made to order. Large selection
of fall and winter styles. Perfect cut
ting and fitting guaranteed.
Pressing ana repairing of ladles' and
tronts' clothes.
PLUMBING, TINNING
AND HEATING
GEO. W. ST|L WELL,
Ko. 287 King Street. City.
Majestic
HiKlB AMBOY'S THEATRE Of ΤλΙΟΕΙΠ·
Co^Tiiha^&_ôhanrmB;JPro2^
Today
Matinee and Night Thurs., Oct. 4th.
ARTHUR HAMMERSTEIN'S
DAZZLING SUCCESS
A MUSICAL COMEDY OF DELIGHTFUL SURPRISES
fcOOK anblYKICS «V
OTTO MARBACH AMHTUCD
amd cdwaro clark rAWUInCK
Music by RUDOLPH FRIfU «ρ,μμαλο
TiATJNKA?' _ _ NEWYORK
CASINO
KNOCKOUT
"WQH JINKS"
AND
"THEFffSfir
REMARKABLE CA5T-W0N0ER CHORUS" REAL SOWG HITS
Original New York production; 100 percent, efficiency
guaranteed. Special orchestra of soloists.
Pricts: Wight, 21,50,75, <141.5Q; Mil, 25,50, 75 fc <1. Seat» on sal»
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Ad Star Vaudeville Bill
NEXT WEEK MONDAY, OCTOBER 8th
The famous New Bow Ton Girls
NO Τ I C Ε !
Hereafter All Burlesque Shows Will
Play the Majestic Every Monday
WATCH FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF
THE NEW STRAND
Theatre De Luxe
OPENING ATTRACTION—William Fox Presents
The Gigantic Prison Problem Film
"The Honor System"
The Sensation of New York
LlTHEATREl
pi Perth Amboy's Files! Pholopltys
TODAY
Gladys Hulette
IN
"Pots and Pans Peggie"
A STORY OF THE PLEASANT SIDE OF LIFE I
ALSO
BEIN WILSON
IN THE FINAL EPISODE OF 1 ;
•'THE VOICE ON THt WIRE'»
TOMORROW AND SATURDAY !
AMERICA'S GREATEST VAMPIRE
, THEDA BARA
IN
"Heart and Soul"
ALSO !
THE FUNNIEST WOMAN ON THE SCREEN
ALICE HOWELL IN "RALLOONATICS"
Coming Monday—"The Bar Sixuter."
CITY
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CHANGE Id SCHEDULE OF
CENTRAL R. R. TRAINS
As a result of war conditions the I
Central Railroad Company of New
Jersey will make a general chance In <
the schedule of trains, taking effect
this Sunday, under which some trains !
will be withdrawn from service or.
consolidated, while the schedules of,
other trains will be adjusted as con- J
dltlons may demand. |J
The Central Railroad has taken H'
this step following the receipt of In-/'
etructlons from the Special Commit-'1
tee on National Defense, In Washing
ton, requiring the elimination and re- I
duetlon of unprofitable passenger ser- ( '
vice ana the subordination of unlm- ι
portant miscellaneous service to the 1
demand that the transportation fadl- 1
ltles of the country be conoentrated
for the large purposes in hand; the,1
saving of coal, and the release of '
many employes available for freight <
service whloh by the movements of "
troops and transportation of food and f
coal and the vast quantities of ord- ι
nance, munitions and material neces- I
eary to the successful conduct of ths
war, shall receive that preferred at
tention which manifestly Is necessary.
In accordance with this direction
passenger service at the rate of over
twenty million passenger train mule» j
annually has already been eliminated '
and still further reductions are under j
way.
MODE RELIEF FUHflS
The collection committees for the
Perth Amboy Jewish War Sufferers,
roport wonderful success In their1
work. Already 11,0(0 of the $1,200
promised, in the syaaeogues, during!
,the recent holidays, has been collected, |
to date.
LOCAL MEN TRANSFERRED
AT WR1GHTSTOWN CAMP
Ernest K. Schumann, one of the Na
lonal Army toya from this city now
itationed at Camp Dix, was 1n this city
«■st»rd-ay on a seventy-two hour fur
ough, he declaring that several of the
lucaj fellows have been transferred
'rom tihc Infantry to the Engineer»
"orps. Schumann β tu to» that besides
ilmself Michael O. Tuzik, A. C. Chrlst
■nann, Alfred Miller and several other
ocal boys Joined this division which 1·
aklng those who have had experience
η construction work. Those joining
he Engineer Corps have been as·
rigned to th« JOSrd Regiment.
Schumann states that everything la
>. K. in camp and that the Perth Am
>oy fellows are enjoying It greatly. He
:ells of athletic events held during
pare hours In which Perth Amboy la
ilways represented and generally has
me or more of Its boys come oat a
vlnner.
JERMMI ΝΑΝΟ SEEN IN
STRIKE AT OH. FIELDS
it/ V nited Press.
Mexico City, Oct. 4—The hand of
Herman agents was seen today In
Labor troubles la the Tamplca oil
fields which furnish fuel for British
war vossels. Six hundred employes
3t the Agullla Oil Company are out,
lemandlng a KO per cent, wage in
crease. The government today In
structed Governor General f'.leant to
take ail precautions to avoid dlsor
lers and will shortly send a commit
tee to adjuftt the strike.
The I. "V. W. Is reported te be ex
ceedingly active In the Tampico dis
trict. J ι
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