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Elaborate Program Arranged
by Mrs. Wyrill for Tomor
row Night's Affair.
Special Correiponaent.
Tottenvllle, Oct, 4:—An elaborate
program has been arranged for the
concert that le to be given at Knights
of Pythias hall tomorrow night. The
concert will be given for the benefit
of the Fifth Ward Branch of the
American Red Cross Society, under
the direction of Mrs. William Wyrill.
The program Includes vocal and tn
atrumental selections and recitations
by local and out-of-town talent. The
Mandolin Club, under the leadership
of George A Moore, will furnish the
music. There will be dancing fol
lowing the entertainment.
The following is the program:
Β tar Spangled Banner
Our Director's March—Mandolin
Club, Prof. George Moore, Sr., Miss
Mildred Vitzthum, Messrs. Stanley
Dow, Horace Vaughan, George
Moore, Jr.; Miss Estelle Wyrill,
Recitation—a Your Flag and You,
b The Quest of the Ribband, Mas
ter Dean Munroe.
Vocal solos—a. Break the News to
Mother (composed during the
Spanish American War) Chas. K.
Harris; b, Somewhere In France,
Miss Kathleen Wyrill.
Violin solos—a, Little Song, d'Am
broslo; b, Ukolebavka (Lullaby),
Frlml; c, Canzonetta, Frtml, Miss
Lois Huntington.
Recitation—The Littlest Rebel, Pe
ple, Miss Violet LaForgo.
Concert Waltz—Hearts Courageous,
Mandolin Club.
Vocal solos—a, Cheer Up Liza (latest
Hippodrome hit); b, Where do We
Go From Here, Boys, William Wy
rill, Jr.
Recitations—a, The Yankee Lad,
Cornelius Shea; b, Selected, Robert
Soprano solos—a. Yesterday and To
day, Spross; b, Spanish Romance,
Lawyer; o, Joan of Aro They Are
Calling You (violin obllgato) Wells
Miss Katharine Huntington.
Piano solos—a, American National
Medley, Freeman; b. To Spring,
Greig, Miss Milllcent Parkhurst.
Recitations—a. The Midnight Alarm,
b. The Clarion, Miss Madeline Hall.
Baritone solo—Tho Trumpeter, Earl
Overture—Zampa, Herold, St. An
drassy Quartet, Prof. A. St. An
drassy, Misses Anna, Jeanette and
Charlotte St. Andrassl.
Clarinet solo»—a. Silver Threads
Among the Gold (Air Varie); b,
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, the Boye
are Marching (American Fanta
sia), Miss Charlotte St. Andraéay
(quartet accompaniment)
Selection—United Liberty March,
Mandolin Club.
Accompanists, Miss Milllcent Park
hurst, Miss Eva Anderson, Miss
Katharine Huntington, Misa Estelle
By Special Porretponaent.
Tottenvllle, Oct. i—Walter Schroe
der, fifteen years old, of 407 Hugue
not avenue, Huguenot Park, who
fractured his right leg at the plant
of the Metropolitan By-Product
Company Monday night and wm re
moved to 8t. Vincent's hospital, had
the leg amputated at the hospital
Tuesday and U said to be In α critical
condition. When the boy went to
work at the garbage plant he told
them that he was eighteen years old
and when he was Injured he gave hla
age as fifteen. The authorities have
taken the matter up and It 1b ex
pected that considerable trouble will
be given for the employment of one
under the age limit of the state In
any plant
Bj Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, Oct. 4.—Twenty-five
little chums of Milton Alschuler of 77
Main street, helped him to celebrate
the fourth anniversary of his birth
day with a party at his home yester
day afternoon. Games were playei
and refreshments were served the lit
tle folks. He received many gifts In
lonor of the ^occasion.
lui ItNYILLt
William Traftord, of the court of
general sessions In Manhattan, has
returned to duty after his annual va
Victor Parsons has returned to
camp In Tennessee after ten days
home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Parsons.
Earl Anderson, who enlisted In the
naval reserve some time ago, has
been called Into the service.
Patrolmen Streeter, Marshall,
Bloodgood and Noonan, of the Nine
ty-ninth precinct station, have been
detailed to duty In Manhattan today
a.long the line of march of the Red
Cross parade.
Miss Edna Gerbaulet has had her
bicycle returned that was stolen
about two weeks ago.
The tag: day of the General Asso
ciation of the Tottenvllle Junior high
school held yesterday netted a good
ly sum for the association.
At a meeting of the Home Defense
League, Tuesday night, William Hess
Was dropped from the league and his
\mlform and other paraphernalia
called In.
The Epworth League of Bethel
churoh Is arranging for a clipping
social to be held Friday night, Octo
ber 11.
Huguenot Lodge No. S81, F. & A.
M., will resume its meetings tonight
at the Masonio temple after the sum
mer vacation. Worshipful Master
Harry Putnam, who has been on a
tour of the south, will preside and he
expects to welcome a large number
of members.
A meeting of Huguenot Chapter,
Order of the Eastern Star, was held
last night at the Masonio temple.
A dinner was served following the
meeting of 8t. Stephen's Parish Guild
at the home of Mrs. E. R. Cuny, of
Main street, Tuesday afternoon. The
favors were small American flags
and the "Star Spangled Banner" was
sung by the women while all stood
and waved the flags.
Famous Cherokee Halfbrecd.
Sequoyah, Inventor of the Cherokee
alphabet, was one of the great men of
tbe Indian race. He was a halfbreed
Whose English name was .George
Gaess. His father was a whitô man
Afid hi· mother ft full-blood Indian
is era up
Captain Van Wagner Secures
Confession of Two Young
Men at Penitentiary.
Dy Special Correapon&ent.
Tottenvllle, Oct. 4—In the arrest
and conviction yesterday at White
Plaine of Edward Urguhart, eighteen
years old, of 105 Lafayette place,
Brooklyn, and R. T. Hearat, nineteen
years old, of Kansae City, on a charge
of carrying concealed weapons, Cap
tain Ernest -L. Van Wagner, of the
Ninth Branch Detective Bureau, has
cleared up the robbery of the home
of Dr. George Dow, of Amboy road
and Bentley street, that occurred the
latter part of August. The two youth
ful criminals are now In the West
chester County penitentiary, where
they were sent to serve sixty days on
the charge of carrying revolvers.
Captain Van Wagner with Detective
James Graham went to White Plains
yesterday and obtained a confession
from the two young men that they
entered the home of Dr. Dow by
forcing a rear door and securing
Jewelry amounting to about $300.
After the young men have served
their time In the Westchester county
Jail they will be brought back to
Staten Island to stand trial for the
robbery here. Captain Van Wagner
and Detective Qraham will go before
the grand Jury at Richmond when It
convenes next week and ask for the
indictment of the two on the charge
of burglary. The two young men are
wanted by the New Jersey authorities
where It le said they did Jobs at
South Amboy, Red Bank and New
Brunswick. At the latter place they
are credited with robbing five places
In one night. Both are believed to
have done a number of others In the
vicinity of New York during the past
summer. They were acting in a
suspicious manner when arrested in
White Plains and when searched the
guns were found in their possession.
Their record is being searched by the
police in New York and New Jersey.
Oy Special Correspondent
Tottenvllle, Oct. 4.—In an opinion
written by Publlo Service Commis
sioner Whitney, the Staten Island Rap.
Id Transit railroad Is given permis
sion to cut down part οf Its train ser
vice on the north shore and South
Beach division after 0 o'clock at
night and after working hours In the
morning. The railroad company mode
application to the Publlo Service com
mission to cut off eighty or more
trains of the two branches of its line
dally. Several hearings were held in
the matter at which the Staten Island
Civic League protested vigorously
against the commission granting the
In order to determine for them
selves Commissioner Whitney and
Henry made an inspection of the entire
system of the railroad and collected
much data on which the opinion was
based. The opinion gives the railroad
the privilege of running trains on a
forty minute schedule between rush
hours in the day time and trains every
hour after β o'clock at night The or
der of the commission Is said to be
only a tentative one and can be re
voked at any time the people of Stat
en Island proved that the changed
service was Inadequate.
A hearing on the new trial will be
held by the commission in Manhattan,
December 10, and at that hearing if
there were any opposition to the or
der on the part of the people the
commission would hear it willingly.
•ty EpeciaI Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, Oct. 4:—After consid
ering a number of cases the grand
Jury that convened at the county
court house at Rlohmond, Monday,
has adjourned until nert Wednesday
morning. William Lamb, of New
Brighton, Is the foreman of the grand
Jury that has been confronted with
the largest number of criminal cases
ever before a county court term.
More than twenty-five crimes against
young girls were before the grand
Jury for the first two days that body
was In session.
This week County Judge J. Harry
Tiernan is trying civil cases and he
has announced that next Monday
morning he will start the criminal
cases. The grand Jury took up the
two murder cases, one that occurred
at South Beach and the other at
Mariners Harbor last month.
Ou Special CorretfonHent
Tottenvllle, Oct. 4—Complete ar
rangements were made by the Ladles
Aid Society of the South Baptist
church at Its meeting yesterday af
ternoon at the home of Mrs. William
D. Frerlchs, of Amboy road, for the
parcel post social that Is to be held
in the lecture room of the church to
morrow night. A number of parcels
have been received that will be on
sale, besides home-made caka and ice
cream. The ladles have arranged to
entertain a large crowd on this occa
Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison, of
Manhattan, visited here this week.
Mrs. James Smith has returned to
Greenwood Lake after α visit In
Mrs. Joseph Peldl has recovered
from a recent Illness.
Mrs. Roland C. Shelly, of Dongan
Hills, has been visiting In Rossvllle.
Mr. and Mrs. William G. Davison ,
have taken up their residence in Sta
tion avenue.
Mllo Ryan has taken a position in
Misa Myrtle BUie, of Great Kills,
la at Buffalo for seceral weeks visit.
Miss Catherine Steadman has re
turned to the Hackettstown Semi
Mrs. S. L. Depuy has returned from
a visit at Stamford, Conn.
Mies Ella Quyon has returned to
Brooklyn after a visit in Rossvllle.
Faul Welse, proprietor of the
Pleasant Plains garage, received a
bad cut In the face and injured his
leg when the props holding up on
automobile under which he was
working gave away Tuesday night.
He was attended by Dr. Washington,
of Tottenvllle.
A meetLng of Molly Stark Council,
Daughters of America, was held last
Fine Record Made by Many
Children of Schools Nos. 1
and 2 for Last Month.
Bv Special Corrt jponden».
South Amboy, Oct. 4.—Following
pupils have received high averages
during the month of Sentember and
have been placed on the Roll of Honor
of School No. 1:
First year—Eerl Applegate, Francis
Brunt, Charles Fouroat, Casper
Poetsch, George Rchfuss, Edward
Uhlir, Eugene Uennen, William John
eon, Elizabeth Chapman, Mary Dill,
Mary Kentop, Edith Larsen, Grace
Nelson, Evelyn Samuelson, Mary
Primka, Margaret Thompson, Andrey
Van Cleaf. Courtland Buckalew,
Franklin Disbrow, Alonzo Fraser,
Arnold Frlschknecht, Henry Hendrik
son, Daniel Hughes, Robert McDer
mott, Andrew Peterson, Charles South,
Arthur Van Dusen, Beatrice Blood
good, Julia Brandow, Edna Dennan,
Melissa Disbrow, Margaret Henry,
Frances Hyer, Irene jLambertson,
Grace Parsons, Virginia Rehfuss.
Second year—Elizabeth Edwards,
Helen Horn, Thecla Kemps, August
Blum. Etta Hulse, Doris Applegate,
Heleil Dieker, Norman Ellison, Viola
Howard, Manvel Applegate, James
McDermott, Anna Johnson, Emanuel
Henry, Carl Rafe, Marion Hess, Rub
erta Jones, Norma Wlllard, Helen
Oplola, Alice MacFarlane, Mary
Henry, Alton Davis, Harvey Hess,
Alice Henry.
Sub-normal class—Robert South,
Peter Vona, Jolly Reeder.
Third year—Clarence Brunt, Ches
ter Cox, John Hyers, Michael Kentop,
Lester Nelson, Manvel Semonelt, Earl
Stonaker, Wlllard Van Cleaf, Aram
Parunak, Ruth Bloodgood, Henrietta
Boucher, Laura Buckalew, Irma Day
ton, Alice Elringer, Margaret Fulton,
Ruth Henry, Helen Johnson, Emma
Longstreet, Myra Mills, Alice Mor
βα11» iun,i J ϋαιο, iuaigaici x\«uxudo|
Mary Towne, Martha Turner.
Fourth year—Fred Allen, Edward
Ferguson, Froderlck Laurie, Raymond
Nelson, Johannes Thompsen. Patsy
Vona, George Wlllard, Alice Burnell,
Rose Davis, Winifred Dleker, Dorothy
Fouroat, Magda Harder, Eleanoi
Jaques, Mary Kane, Ruth Raynor.
Seventh year—Richard Connors,
Raymond Grace, George Nellus, Harry
Winn, George Mahoney, Mildred Hag
ar, Bernlce Kirk, Catherine Ward,
Sophie Janesky, Morrell Blum, Charles
Nelson, Alexes Brown, Edward Agan,
Vernon Albright, Olive Bloodgood, Ed
na Leonard, Blanche Sexton, Dorothy
Spice, Grace Game.
Eighth year—Raymond Davis, Lloyd
Nieltopp, Helen Emmons, Mary Er
Ickson, Takooha Parnuak, Ruth Sut
ton, Alice Samuelson, Flora Petty,
Mildred Martin, Marguerite Korka,
Ruth Edwards, Evelyn Brown, Mil
dred Fisher.
School No. 3.
Following are the names of pupils
who have obtained high marks foi
the month of September and have
been placed on the roll of honor ol
School No. 2:
Sixth year—Kenneth Albright
Katherine Barlch, Alan Brown, Lola
Buckalew, Irene Early, Emma Flem
ing, Emily Grover, Charlotte Hause,
Roberta Holton, Ruth Olsen, Donald
Reed, Milton Rlekowskl, Nellie Wla
Sixth year—Eugene Bright, Russel!
Henry, John Kozak, Fred Kurtz, Leon
Larson, Sophus Munck, James Nlchol,
Edward South, Edward Wlllard, Ad
dah Hamilton, Francea Kamp, Ine:
Larson, Constance Lewis, Araelle
Lukile, Helen Norek, Mildred Parlsen,
Anna Phillips, Helen Prigge, Heler
Prlmka, Violet Rushworth, Elizabeth
Senker, Kathryn Stratton and Alice
Sixth year — Dorothy Browning,
Charlotte Dey, Irene Fleming, C'arrlc
Hubbs, Lillian Jensen, Louise Linkle,
Mabpl Selover.
Fifth grade—Ruth Bloodgood, Eliz
abeth Fauser, Sarah Hubbs, Marj
Korka, Beatrice Sprague, Marie Uhlir,
Vera Wagner and Mildred Williams.
Firth year—Gladys Fltz, Lillian
Fleming, Mary Kosh, Elizabeth Mount,
Ruth Neiltopp, Mary Reszkowskl, Jen
nie Trawlcskl, Hannah Tice, Mildred
Van Pelt, Charles Carlisle, Willarc
Huff, Howard Lambertson, Edward
Prlmka, Merrill Sheppard, John Mul
Fifth year—Catherine Albright, Ida
Brown, Peter Brown, Barbara Fltz
Howard Gamble, Myra Jones, Nellie
Lambertson, Edward McKenni, Rich
ard Matarangolo, Edith Powell, Anita
Rolfe, Mildred Sprague, Minnie Slo
cum, Alvln Thorpe, William Thorpe,
Russell Van Hlse, Marion Wilson.
Fourth year—Ether Taylor, Ruth
Samuelson, Florence Ely, Sophie Eck
err., iilomia gu uiku>i| ammuw. _ ,
Oliver Keeler, Grace Harris, Lec
Covell, Elmer Winn, Charles Turn
er, Thomas Bloodgrood.
Fourth year—Allan Blschoff, Ever
ett Hess, John Miller, Jgseph Ignat
owaci, Calvin Thorpe, Rose Kosh,
Maude Petty, Myrtle Stanton, Nellie
Third yeai^—William Gominger, Har
old Bartz, Mary Borassl, Lillian Par
Ison, Edfla Chase, Katherine Petty,
John Btryack, Katie Nash, Cornelia
Reed, Maude Oliver, Arthur Sullivan,
Lester Tlce,Henry Klernlckl.
Second year—Florence ÏArson,
Elaine Thompson, Edward Henasey,
Elizabeth Bloodgood, LaMont Ingra
ham, Claude Longetreet, Claire Reed,
Evelyn Roberts, Betty Posey, William
Kurtz, George Prlmka, Adraln Posey,
May Stanton, Walter Jacobson, Flor
ence Towne, Fanny Keeler, Edward
Vedder, Joseph Hlnes, Steven Nash,
William Hlnes, Richard Newman,
Rubblna Borassl, Hazel Stolte, Al
berta Bright, Helen Stolte.
First year—Frank Bulman, Charles
Blaes, Charles English, Douglas Gamo,
Edgar Harris, Vivien Hansel, Frank
Hawes, Fred Lukle, Joseph Martin,
Charles Oliver, Albert Olsen, Everett
Sheppard, Rupell Stratton, Andrew
Wedell, Beatrice Anderson. Sar^h Cal
lahan, Dorothy Henasey, Pearl Han
sel. Claire Nleltopp, Stella Norek. fel
la Newman, Margaret Plppett, Cecelia
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School News
—The Middlesex County Vocational
school No. 2 on Bertrand avenue, now
numbers seventy pupils with room for
seventy-two. These boys are me
chanically Inclined and In order to
study the machinist trade must have
passed the fifth grade In school. Those
who have passed the grammar grades
are better prepared to do the related
school work, such as drafting and
mathematics before taking up the
shop work.
The related work cnoslsts of read
ing industrial history, science read
ing on mining, lumbering and smelt
ing; shop mathematics, writing of
plain letters and descriptions of tools
or work, plain sketching, working
draing and drafting.
The shop work begins with parctl
cal filing, straight, angular, concave,
convex cylindrical and sperical, chip
ping of cast Iron, forging of small
tools, vises and V. blocks, lathes, etc.
All books and materials are furnished
to the boys by the state and county
with the understanding that they eon
duct themselves properly and do their
utmost to get a mechanical education.
In marking the report cards, great
stress Is laid on "effort," and a boy
low in that, is not well thought of
by the faculty and others in authority.
This class of schools In of vast im
portance to the community and state
In general, for they are turning out
much needed educated and profes
sionally trained mechanics.
The faculty of the day school at No.
2 Include J. M. Shoe, principal; S. U.
Schmidt and Isadore Jacobscn. The
night session· will begin In the near
future, when work for girls and wo
men will be lnoluded In the curricu
lum, such aa dressmaking, cooking
and millinery.
Several of the primary classes In
School No. 4 and 10 had their pic
tures taken Tuesday by William
The children of the first, second
and third grades in this school are
making rapid progress In color and
form study, mat weaving, card sew
Fourteen of th· teachers In the
public school· are now taking the
business course In the evening at
Trainer's Business College. They
hope to mate the Instruction In sten
ography an assistance to their uther
The Senior class had a stormy
business session yesterday afternoon
at 3 o'clock, when arrangements for
the Hallowe'en dance and several
other Important questions were
threshed out by the students. The
first subject to be brought before the
class was the date lor the coming
dance, the first one of the season.
Two days were suitable for the affair,
October 20, the Friday before Hal
lowe'en, or November 2, the follow
ing Friday; the former date was se
lected. Marcus Leon was appointed
chairman of the mualo committee;
Charles Cohen, chairman of the dec
orations; Mise Ruth Macan, chair
man of the refreshments committee.
The excitement came when the ques
tion of having the students don mas
querade costumes or not was present
ed. The girls promptly almost unan
imously voted for a masquerade party
and the boya as unanimously against
the proposition. Finally a bargain
was struck and the girls consented to
abide by the boys wishes; hence cos
tumes were done away with.
Henry Kutcher, president of the
class, brought up the subject of class
rings and pins. He has received a
number of letters from various Jewel
ry firms submitted data and quoting
offers for the class. Marcus Leon
was named as chairman of a commit
tee to look Into the different offers.
Miss Lewis was made chairmAn of
the committee for putting the class
colors In each room of the building.
iThe colors of the 1918 class are navy
blue and white. The Seniors decided
to have the blue numerals '18 placed
on the white ribbon Instead of vice
Dues amounting to seventy-flve
cents a month must be paid by each
member of the Senior class. The
money must be paid for the month of
September to enable the students to
have their Hallowe'en dance. The
dues must be In the hands of the
treasurer on or before the fifteenth
of the month. For each day after
the fifteenth, if a member falls to
pay, an additional fee of five cents
will be charged, this not including
Sundays, Saturdays and holidays.
New Brunswick, Oct. 4—Recent In
corporations. taken from the records
of the county clerk's office Include the
Middlesex Confectioner» Club,
principal office at 86 Albany street,
New Brunswick, with Moses Wai
lach named as agent. Trustees,
Samuel Kaplan, Paul Groben, Moses
Wallach, Morris Schwartzstein, Is
rael Marcus, Henry P. Line.
Allgnum Fireproof Products Com
pany, principal office at South River
TV l LU X\\J UCl k TT ailuv/B u,u
e«ent. Authorlted capital «tock,
$25,000, divided Into 2.500 shares
of the par value of $100 each. In
corporators, John Β. Klrkman, of
788 Riverside Drive, New Tork
City, 8 share·; William X. Wheel
er, of 175 Claremont avenue. New
York City, one share, and James A.
Wheeler, of New Brunrwlck, one
Liberty Garage Company, princi
pal office at 173 Bmlth street, Perth
Amboy, with Leo Goldberger named
as agent. Authorized capital stock,
$25,000, divided Into 600 shares of
the par value of $50 each. Incor
porators, Leo M. Abeles, 60 shares;
John M. Colwak, 46 shares; Hugo
Goldstein, five shares, and Bernard
Feldman, five shares. All of the In
corporators reside at Perth Amboy.
On· Killed Outright; Four Others Sent
to Hospital.
Hackensack, N. J., Oct 4.—A motor
bus containing fifteen workmen o®
their way to Camp (Merrltt, in Dumont,
where a new army camp la being built,
was struck by a West Shore express
at Teaneck. One man was killed out
right and tour axe In the Hackeneack
Hospital. Two of them may did.
The man killed was Charles Polz of
Rldgefleld. Tie others were W. H.
Menslng of Athenta, Otto Bufkhardt
of Albion Place, a nephew of the man
killed, and Charles Marlon of Ten&fly.
We can not recommend a more satis
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Guaranteed to give relief or money
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Perth Amboy, N. J.—Adv.
Since July 14 County Has Fur
nished 259 Recruits—Is
Wonderful Showing.
According to figures given out by
Recruiting Officer Major J. E. Bloom,
In charge of recruiting for the U. S.
Army in this state, Middlesex county
leads all other counties in the state in
recruiting in proportion to their pop
ulation. Since July 14, Middlesex
county has furnished 269 recruits, a
percentage of 46.18, as compared with
the population. In this county 6.7
men are necessary to secure one point.
Mercer is second in standing in the
state, having recruited 204 men with
a percentage of 32.88. Union is third
with 202 recruits and a percentage
of 28.85.
The number of enlistments decreas
es as the other counties are named,
Cape May and Ocean counties each
having turned In only one volunteer
eince July, giving them a percentage
of .80. Hudson county is In the New
York district and not the figures are
New Jersey, so that the figures ore
not available at Major Bloom's office.
Sergeant Border· of the Perth
Amboy U. B. Army recruiting office
was one of the speakers the patri
otic meeting held In Proctor's theatre,
Plalnfleld Sunday for the purpose of
securing recruits for any branch of
the army sevlce. Besides Sergeant
Borders other speaker» were Major
J. E. Bloom, Sergeant White and
Corporal Jarboe, of New Brunswick
Judge William H. Runyon, of Plaln
fleld, was the presiding officer at the
meeting and delivered an oratorical
gem, followed by Miss Etta Raybert,
of Plalnfleld with patriotic songs, the
Star Spangled Banner and America.
Hon. Adrian Vermuls, of New
Brunswick, Inspired the audience with
one of his well timed patriotic ad
dresses, after which the Dutch Arms
band, A. B. Cole, president, proved
Itself one of the superior bands of the
state In the rendition of patriotic airs.
Rev. Walter J. Swafflel. of Boston,
also gave an inspiring address.
Cancer Not Hereditary.
According to the latest statistics of
six large life insurance companies,
complied by an expert actual"? for the
American Society for the Control of
Cancer, If one or even both of an Indi
vidual's parents have died of cancer,
that Individual 1· no more likely than
anyone else to die of the same disease.
It begins to look as though cancer were
not hereditary at all, contrary to an
cient belief.
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New York, Oct. 4—Was there a
real flesh and blood English girl
j named Christine Cholmondeley?
Did she really write letters from
Germany wonderfully revealing the
state of mind of the German people
ι Just before tlielr master made war,
I or are her letters only pieces of clev
| er fiction ?
ι These questions have all the liter
ary sharks arguing in a circle. Borne
! say the letters bear the indubitable
stamp of reality. Others say they
I reveal so complete a romance that
j they must be Action. And still oth
I ers think the book Is fiction built up
on real letters.
The publishers, the Macmlllan
Company, reply all they know is:
! Months ago one of the firm met so
j daily a Mrs. Alice Cholmondeley and
1 there was some casual comment
1 about a proposed book. There the
I thing dropped and no one has ever
ι seen or heard personally from Mrs.
Cholmondeley since. However, a
lawyer called and presented a manu
script by her and it was accepted and
The book purport* to be made up
of letters written by Mrs. Cholmon
deley's daughter Christine, who went
to Berlin the latter part of May, 1914,
to study under a great master of the
violin. There she met an army officer
became engaged to him, and was torn
from his arms In August when Eng
land entered the war. High officials
told Christine her lover could 4iot
marry an enemy woman. She died
friendless and alone in a German hos
pital, as her mother was not allowed
to come to her.
) Besides telling this story the letters
are full of the spirit she encountered
She found all the Germans talking
constantly of war long before the
murder of the Austrian crown prince.
They were filled with a lust for loot
and blood. They groveled before their
6he describes the scenes In Berlin
when it was known war was to be de
clared, when she saw grave old Ger
man professors and staid old German
housewives shrieking, sweating, cheer
ing. throwing the hats and bonnets ujj
In the air every time some royal
princeling put in hi» appearance.
Some of the keenest criticisms and
analysie of Germans found anywhere
are in these letters. For Instance,
the great violinist in one of his truth
telling moods says to her:
"We are still so near, as a nation,
to the child and to the savage. To
the clever child and the powerful sav
age. We like simple and grose emo
tions and plenty of them; obvious
tastes In our food and our pleasures,
and a great deal of It; FAT IN OUR
And, like the child, when we mourn
we mourn to excess, and enjoy our
selves In that excess; and, like the
savage, we are afraid, and therefore
hedge ourselves about with observ
ances, celebrations, cannon, kings.
"In no other country is there more
tlian one king. In ours we find three
and an emperor necessary.
j "The savage who fears all things
does not fear more than we Germans.
We fear other nations, we fear other
people, we frar public opinion to an
, extent Increiîj^^^Tvefear our own
rkfiners. ft
He adds the on]v^W"oh~ thèy <jo
not fear is God.
"Wir Deutschen are the easiest peo
ple In the world to govern because we
are obedient and inflammable. We
are Inflammable because we are
greedy 1. Dangle some one else's sau
sage before our eyes and we will go
any where after It."
Christine quotes this biting sayinr
about the German attitude toward
womankind, maybe explains what
German soldiers have done to Bel
gian and other women:
"Germans divide women into two
classée; those they want to kiss, and
those they want to kick, who are all
those they don't want to kiss.'"
Here is a picture of one of the war
"The public is that shouting, per
spiring mob out there watching the
soldiers, and Frau Berg and her
boarders are the public, and so are
the soldiers themselves. The publio
here are ail the people who obey,
and pay, and don't know: an Immense
multitude of slaves—abject, greedy
and pitiful. * * I don't think I ever
could have imagined a thing to pitiful
to see as these respectable middle
aged Berlin citizens, fathers of fami
lies, careful livers on small incomes,
clerks, pastors, teachers, professors,
drunk and mad out there publicly on
the pavement, dancing with joy be
caue they think the great moment
they've been taught to wait for has
come and they're going to get sud
denly rich."
And here is a hint of what the allies
are going to have to do to the Prus
"It is queer to think of the fear of
God having to be kicked into anybody,
but I believe with Prussians it's the
only wray. They understand kicks.
They respect brute strength exercised
brutally. I can hear their roar of de
rision If Christ were to come among
them today with His gentle 'Little
children, love one another/ "
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Clerk at Bradley Beach.
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Beach, will leave for Camp Dix at
Wrights town with the next contingent
to be sent from this district to the
National Army. When he goes hla
bride of three months will aesume hi·
civil duties with the title of actin*
clerk of the borough.
Mrs. Jones la an attractive young
woman, 19 years old. who was Mia·
Anna C. Hess of this city before her
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