STATEN ISLAND !
District Exemption Board Did I
Not Receive Papers in Time
for Saturday's Delivery.
By Sprrial CorreapcrMSent.
ΤΟΤΤΚΝνίΙΛ,Ε, Dec. 17.—Because
of a delay in forwarding the question
naires from Albany, those from the lo
cal board were not sent out Saturday
t>y Augustus G. Marscher, chairman of
District Board No. 189. They are
expected to be here today and the
first five per cent will be sent out so
as to be in the hands of those to bo
called. The members of the Fifth
Ward Home Welfare League aro pre
pared to do their part in assisting the
The men subject to draft will in
clude all those previously exempted by
the exemption board. The fine law
yers appointed to advise the draft reg
istrants In the borough of Richmond
have organized and have been assign
ed to the four exemption boards with |
headquarters as follows: District 189,
Curtis High School, New Brighton,
William J. Kenny, chairman; District
187, No. 70 Richmond avenue, Port
Richmond, Francis F. Leman, Fran
cis F. Leman, chairman; District 188,
Savings Bank Building, Stapleton, Ar
thur H. Widdecombe, chairman; and
District 189, public school No. 8, Great
Kills, Arthur H. Yetman, chairman.
The others on the local board for this
district includes James A. Simongon,
secretary; Charles A. Marshall, James
M. Chapman, Ernest V. Frerichs, of
Tottenville; F. F. Thomasen, E. Clyde
Sherwood of Great Kills; Thomas H.
Wight of Oak wood; George II. Stover,
and Ralph Cerrata, of New Dorp;
Prosper Ferrarri and Stephen Crick,
The various committees will meet
for twenty days, with week day ses
sions from 7 to 9 o'clock at night
and Saturdays from 1:30 to 9 o'clock.
The following places in the local dis
trict have been designated: Totten
ville school until December 2 0th, then
at the Aquehonga Clubhouse; Pleas
ant Plains, Amicltia hall; Prince Bay,
Prince Bay Clubhouse, Krelsherville.
fire house; Rossville, O'Neills hall;
Huguenot, engine house; Great Kills,
No. 8 school; New Dorp, Peterson's
real estate office; Rosebank, St. John's
parish house. Those employes at the
B. S. White Dental plant, Prince Bay,
and Tottenville Copper Works, will be
taken care of at those plants.
There will also be some one at
I>ehman's drugstore daily from 10 A.
M. to 8 P. M. Appleton L. Clark is
chairman of the borough boards legal
advisor and Frank I. Smith is the sec
STATEN ISLAND RESTAURANT
MAN COMMITS SUICIDE
By Special Correspondent.
TOTTENVILLE, Dec. 17—Emil
Girard, forty-four years old, of 17
Scribner street, New Brighton, pro
prietor of a restaurant at 36 John
street, Manhattan, committed suicide
Saturday afternoon by shooting: him
self in the right temple with an auto
matic pistol. His wife told the police
he was in the wine cellar of the res
taurant with her and three empliyes
when he fired the shot. His em
ployes said they noticed he had been
despondent for several days. Girard
died soon after removal to the Vol
TONIGHT AT LOAN OFFICE
Β'J Special Correspondent.
TOTTENVILLE, Dec. 17—The reg
ular monthly meeting of the Totten
ville Branch of the Staten Island
Civic League will be held tonight at 8
o'clock at the rooms of the Richmond
County Building and Mutual Loan As
sociation. Nomination of officers for
the ensuing year will take place and a
good attendance is expected at this
HONOR ROLL OF SERVICE
MEN AT THE LIBRARY
TOTTENVILLE, Dec. 17.—Miss
Annie E. Cole, Mrs. Frederick W. Hil
liard and Mrs. Henry G. Stiles com
pose a committee of Abraham Cole
Chapter, Daughters of American
Revolution that is compiling a list of
the men who are In the military and
naval service for an honor roll to be
placcd at the Tottenville branch of
the New York public library in Am
The list will contain the names of.
all those from Tottenville and Rich
mond Valley. The committee have
many names already and they are
calling attention to relatives and
friends of any ono they know in the
service of the government to forward
their name at once so that It can be
placed on the list. About fifty names
have been secured so far by the com
FLORENCE LEVINSON HIS
TOTTENVTLIjE, Dcc. 17—Miss
Florence Levenson, of 211 Main i treet
entertained about twenty-flvo friends
at her home yesterday in honor of the
thirteenth anniversary of her birth
day. Games were played and music
was enjoyed during the afternoon.
Refreshments were served. She re
ceived a number of gifts in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Je mes Richards of
Manhattan were visitors here over the
Miss Sophia Schuler is home from a
visit at Soa Girt.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter I^eibert and
eon visited In Perth Amboy Saturday.
Miss Katherine Stcadman has re
turned to her studies at the Hack
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Webb have
pone to Miami, Florida, for the win
Bernard Feist and Henry Mall of
the navy have been home for a visit
with their parents.
Albert Gabriel of Philadelphia has
been visiting in Eltlngviile.
William Rennie will lecture on "Tho
Manufacture of Iron and Stoel," at
the Rossville school tonight.
U. S. Grant Council, Jr. O. U. A. M.
will meet tonight .
The visiting day at the Mission of
tho Immaculate Virgin, Mt. T.orctto,
Îeeterday, brought down a good crowd
l spite of the weather.
YEARS A PRIEST
*ev. Father Malloy Celebrates
Silver Jubilee Yesterday at
Church With High Mass.
TOTTENVILLE, Dee. 17—In celo
jration of tne twenty-fifth anniver
sary of the ordination of Rev. James
l'\ Malloy, pastor of the Church of
)ur Lady Help of Christians to the
priesthood, a solemn high mass was
said at the church yesterday morn
ng and a reception was given by the
•hildren of the parish in the school ι
iuditorlum in the afternoon at 3
a'clock, with an elaborate program.
Mass was said by Rev. Father Malloy,
with Rev. Father Leahy, of Mt. Ver
non, as deacon and Rev. Father Mc
Laughlin, of the Bronx, as the sub
rleacon. Rev. Father Lucey, the as
sistant pastor of the church, was
master of ceremonies.
Rev. Father Gorman, of Brooklyn,
preached the sermon and Rev. Father j
James M. Byrnes, a former pastor of j
the church, who started the parish :
here, was within the sanctuary. The |
services In commemoration of th· j
event was one of the most elaborate
ever seen at the church. The church
was crowded during tho service and
there was a large crowd at the enter
tainment In the afternoon. At the
latter affair a purse was presented to
Father Malloy in honor of the occa
sion by the parish. Rev. Father Mal
loy was ordained December 17, 1892,
at Troy, Ν. Y. He has been pastor i
of the local church for the past nine
years, having come from St. Charles'
church, Manhattan, where he had
been for twelve years. He was born
at Portchester, Ν. Y.
Next Sunday a solemn high mass
will be celebrated at Church of Our
Lady Star of the Sea at Huguenot
Park, where Rev. Father Malloy is
also in charge. In the afternoon an
entertainment will be given by the
children of that aprish.
Tho following program was ren
Greeting Song—School Children.
Whispering Winds — Instrumental
Solo, A. Schneider.
Mystical Gifts—Spirit of music, G.
Ford; Spirit of the Flowers, W.
Burke; Spirit of Prayer, M. Hughes;
Spirit of Gratitude, A. Taylor; Spir
it of Poetry, E. O'Kelly; tho Rev.
Father's Guardian Angel, M.
Flag Drill—Little Boys.
The Babes In tho Wood—"Λ Fairy
Roll, John Wynn; Babette, May Wynn
Uncle of Babes—W. Bracken.
Fairy Qi-een—Corinne La Forge.
Zotta, Old Gypsy Woman—Geraldine
Greta, Gypsy Girl—Alice Bracken.
Karl, Gypsy Boy—Francis Bracken.
Two Ruffians—Frank Lapiedra, Em
The Indian Huntress, Drill—Girls.
Love's Dream—G. Ford.
Hannah Gives Notice, A Comedy in
one act. Casta:
Aunt Julia—G. Dunlgan.
Isabel, C. Nelson: Sallie, G. Mackey,
Aunt Julia's nieces.
Silver Flute—Instrumental Solo, J.
A Prayer Perfect, A Perfect Day—
"O Tell Us Merry Birds of Spring"—
I'll See You Later Yankee Land—
Song, A. Letevo, J. McAndrews, A.
Gunther, J. Bracken.
Accompanists, R. Murray, X. Schnei
PASSENGERS LATE BECAUSE
OF TRAINS IN MIX-UP
ÛU Special Corrcsvnvarnt.
TOTTENVILLE. Dec. 17—A gen
eral mix-up of the trains In the yards
of the Staten Island Rapid Transit
here this morning, tied up traffic for
some time. The mix-up was caused
by tho turntable being froze up and
refusing to work. Passengers were
delayed nearly an hour in getting to
their work in Manhattan. Those that
usually leave here on the 7:05 o'clock
train were forced to wait until about
8 o'clock before they could get a tialn
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pierson were
visitors In Manhattan yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Linano, of
New Brunswick, former residents,
were visitors here yeeterday with his
Thaddeus Clino was home from
Camp Upton over tho week end with
Ted DeBoer was liome from Tariy
town yesterday with his parents.
Ray Butler was home from Connec
ticut yesterday with his parents.
Clifford Early was here from Pei
ham Park for a visit with his parents
over the week end.
Mrs. Joseph Morrell will entertain
the Five Hundred Club at her home
Tho annual meeting of the Rich
mon County Relief Association is
scheduled to be held tonight at Leh
man's drug store office.
Cornelius Whlto was homo yester
day for a visit with his grandmother,
Bentley Lodge, No. 570, Odd Fel
lows, is scheduled to meet tonight.
A meeting of Richmond Temple,
Pythian Sisters, will meet tonight.
Miller'» Antiseptic Oil» Known on
Will Positively Relieve Pain in Few
Try it right now for Rheumatism,
Neuralgia, Lumbago, sore, stilt and
swollen joints, pains in the head, back
and limbs, corns, bunions, etc. After
one application pain disappears almost
as if by magic.
A new remedy used internally and
externally for coughs, colds, croup, sore
throat, diphtheria and tonsilitis.
This oil is conceded to be the most
penetrating remedy known. Its prompt
and immediate effect in relieving pain
is due to the fact that it penetrates to
the affected parts at once. As an il
lustration pour ten drops on the thick
est piece of sole leather and it will
penetrate this substance through and
through in three minutes.
Accept no substitute. This great oil
Is golden red color only. Every bottle
guaranteed; 25, 50c and $1.00 a bottle,
or money refunded, at Barnekov A
SOUTH AMBOY :
STARTS DRIVE. !
Vlass Meeting Held Yesterday
Afternoon to Aid the Red
Εtj/ Special Correspondent.
SOUTH AMBOY, Dec. 17:—Not
withstanding the inclement weather
conditions a largo number of people
attended the Red Cross mass meeting
held at the Empire theatre yesterday
afternoon. Company F Band, under
the direction of their able director, H.
B. Pateman, rendered several appro
priate pdeces before the start of the
City Solicitor Leo J. Coakley, who
Ls campaign manago<r of this big drive
to be conducted during this week,
was chairman of the meeting. The
first speaker of the afternoon was
Hon. J. D. Nolan, who had come from
a long distance to prosent the subject
of Hod Cross work to tho people of
this city. He came from Reading, Ρα.
He declared that the present time is
about the darkest crisis in the history
of the world. He stated that former
ly all people would speak of the effi
ciency of the German people and
their systems, but he said that the
time has now come for every on ο to
speak of tho efficiency of the Ameri
can people. He stated that Providence
can not do it all, but that we must
all put our shoulders to the wheel in
order tx> be successful. He said that
the spirit of Rod Cross is the spirit
that should be foremost in everyone's
heart at this time. Those noble work
ers who îlta erivine· t.hftir thr»ir i
fortunes, yes, and even thoir lives if
need be, doing the noblo work for
therfr country, should not bo forgotten
at this Christmas time.
Ho declared that the reason for
much of tho Germans success was
that they all stood together for their
country and after the declaration of
war in that country nome of the
places In Hamburg were seen to bo
the scene of hustle and bustle even
into the late hours of the night so
that they may promote the every in
terest that might win tho war for
them. He declared tho next two
months will mark the most critical
time in this period of war, and in or
der to do our part wo must sacrifice
a few things or lose our national in
dependence. He received much ap
plause at tho conclusion of his re
The band then played In grand stylo
another selection. Chairman Coakley
thanked Mr. Nolan for his patriotic
spirit. He Introduced as the next
speaker Senator Ixiring Black of New
York. Ho voiced as his first remark
that everyone should be proud of their
President Woodrow Wilson, the
Army, the Navy, the men and the
women, and especially the bravo lads,
that have crossed tho seas, to make
this nation a safe place for democracy.
They are doing their part to write tho
death warrant for the Imperial gov
ernment in Germany. "W'c can best
show our fidelity by service," he said,
and "we can all do our part, of com
posing of the Book of Mankind." The
Red Cross, that Is covered with blood,
is a light and warning, that there Is
need for our help in this Avar. It is a
light, without help acting as batteries
to help furnish the light "Help make
the Red Cross, at this Christmas time,
the Trench Cross of Bethlehem," he
said. He said that some of this coun
try are letting their feet drag, in this
important matter. He laid particular
stress on the Socialist and Pacifists of
this country who are doing much to
wards injuring their national inda
pendence. He made particular men
tion of Senator LaFollette, who in the
house of congress, denounced this
country and its government rulings.
He stated that on a meeting that he
addressed some time ago, he was tell
ing of the needs of the country and
afterwards some one asked, how
about your Senator LaFollette in
Washington. He said the slogan of the
Pacifists Is "Thou shalt not kill," but
he said they never took into consid
eration the collateral statement in
the Holy Bible, which states that
"Thou shall not permit thyself to be
killed." Ho declared that it is human
ity moulded with Christianity that
sends the boys of this country across
the waters to fight for us and our sur
Mr. Black received a tremendous
applause for liis wonderful talk and
while he was serious at times, there
were times when he would tell a few
interesting legends aind stories that
would cause laughter to como forth
from everyone present. Director
Pateman, of the band, then called up
on his men to render another piece
which was, as before, much appre
Adrian Ijyon Speaks
The chairman, after thanking Sen
ator Black for his kind help in mak
ing the meeting a succee, then intro
duced one of this county's most popu
lar residenit®, Hon. Adrian Lyon, of
Perth Amboy. He first stated that he
was Just admiring the spirit of patri
nf t.h« neoOle of South Ambov
In coming to the meeting on an after
noon with such weaitiher conditions
prevailing. He said that at every
meeiting that he addresses he always
tells them a faot which they should
and do know, but that Impression is
"wo are at war." That the Ameri
cans do not realize this fart is shown
by the fact that when he last visited
the stores in New York and other
large oitiee ho found people going
about doing their Christmas shopping
and spending their money foolishly,
and instead of doing that they should
sometimes lot their minds wander to
far beyond the seas, where men are
dying for the cause of freedom. He
said "when the casualty list comes
back from across the water it will
show that some of our best friends
and nation's youth have been killed,
and we will then realize what it Is
when we are forced to drape our
homes in mourning. Wo will then
know what war is." A,t this time the
people of the audience were begin
ning to realize the conditions as never
before and some were deeply moved.
"The colleges all over the country,"
the speaker said, "are at this time de
pleted and the ranks of the army and
navy are now flllod with the nation's
' best brains and college youths." A
little illustration that found a place
in the hearts of most of the people
attending was remarked as follows:
Mr. Lyon stated that ho had recently
purchased a record for the victrola,
known as "Little Boy Blue," and was
pjaying it for the first time. The story
of till θ little Boy Blue seems to be
where tlhe boys in blue have been
killed In battle and their small things
at home were only serving as memo
ries of the time when they were once
with tfhem. He stated as the victrola
stopped ploying the sounds of a wom
an weeping was heard, and it was
then that he remembered that elie
was packing away the tilings that his
I son had sent home after enlisting in
the services of the country, lie stated
that had it not been for the Belgluins
at Lel«o and the ΙΎοηeh at Verdun,
"God only knowe where this country
ot oure and this city would be to
night." He dec!aired for every hour
this oovnutry spends one mJUlion dol
kuft Tlhe add test <xf men is not
Massachusetts Commander Who
Is Now on Duty in France.
Brig. Gen. William* Weigei is com
mander or tne Maseacnusetts troops
now in France. He has had long ex
perience in military affairs.
Aiiat they would sacrifice to save
.heir own homo but what would they
sacrifice to save the homes of their
neighbors and their country.
This concluded the most successful
meeting· of its kind with the Company
V* Band playing as the throng rose to
Y.I jU NEWS
There will be a meeting of the Y.
M. H. A. Glee Club tonight at 8:30
as the first informal meeting called
by Mr. Ilorwitz, temporary chairman
and secretary o£ the club was ap
pointed. Morris Margaretten and
Harry Kaplan were appointed chair
man and secretary respectively. A
pleasing program has Deen arranged
by the program committee for tonight
and they promise a good time for all
whe care to be present. At present
there are about thirty wno navo en
rolled and many more are expected
to appear tonight. Don't forget and
be on hand promptly.
A meeting of the Board of Directors
hay been called by President l>r.
Charles I. Silk and notices have ul
ASK FOR and GET
Pnh*tititt®«! Cost YOU Sam» tMca
CHILDREN CARRY FOOD FROM RELIEF STATION
Tlio.se Halifax youngsters survivors of the Mont Blanc explosion, are carrying home food from the relief
headquarters opened by the provincial and city governments. The streets were lilted with heavily laden young
sters, some orplianed by tlie disaster, others helping their wounded or strieken parents to establish their liâmes
j anew in temporary quarters. Thousands of families lost every ounce of food, «'very household possession, and
I were kept from starvation and freezing only by the efforts of the city and provincial officials and their more
, fortunate townspeople.
ready been sent by Secretary Horwitζ
lo all the dire "tors for Thursday, De
cerber 20, at 8:30 o'clock. Much im
portant business will be transacted at
the meeting. whi:n will be one of the
most important rneetings of the year.
There was a rehearsal of the Y. M.
H. A. orchestra yesterday afternoon,
at 2:30 p. m. Tho boys jre working·
very hard now and are holding re
hearsal a every time they jan possibly
do so. At present they are practic
ing on opera and classical music, and
it is the purpose of the president,
N. Wedeen, to hold a concert in the
near future. After the meeting the
boys were invited by the Bnei Zion
Institute to play several selections at
the Sunday school holiday play given
by the Zionist school children.
Plans have already been completed
and all is in readiness for the mili
tary ball to be held at the Y. M. A. A.
hall by the Y. M. and Y. W. H. A. on
Sunday, December 30. Invitations
have been sent to all soldiers and
sailors in the government service to
attend this affair, upon which elabo
rate plans have been laid. Tickets are
being printed and will be on sale
shortly . Further particulars will be
CARTER—At South Ambov, N. J., Dec.
15, 1917, Mary C. Carter, widow of
the late Gardner S. Carter, aged 74
years. Funeral services will be held
from the residence of her daughter,
Mrs. William Rolse. 221 George St.,
South Amboy, on Dec. 18, 1917, at
1:30 p. m. 1593e-12-l7-lt
THEEE FIRMS ACCUSED.
Baking Company Charged With At
tempt to Stifle Competition.
Washington, Dec. 17.—Unfair trade
methods were charged against three
manufacturers in complaints issued hv
The Ward Baking Company, New
York, is alleged to have changed their
PI iwto 11 Ota
tors of its bread -with the intent of
etifling competition. It further is
charged with fixing arbitrary stand
ard resale prices and refusing to sell
to distributors who would not main
tain such prices. This is the second
complaint issued by the commission
against this firm.
J. P. Hillerich & Son Company of
Louisville, Ky., is accused of violating
the trade law by forcins its distribu
tors to maintain certain standard re
sale prices on basebt.ll bats and of
violating the law which forbids price
The National Distilling Company of
Milwaukee is charged with stifling
eompetltion by giving large amounts
of yeast free to bakere who buy it to
the exclusion of yeast made by other
firm?. Gratuities, "such as liquor,
cigars, meals and in some instances
money,·' are alleged to bave been
flven by trie company to employees
c* users of yeait as an Inducement for
theni to Bee that their employers used
only yeast made by the National Die
The Ward company will hare a
bearing February 23, H Ullrich & Son
February 14 and the National Distill·
leg Company February 18.
Elevator Construetion Code O. K.'d.
Harrlsburg, Dec. 17.—The State I»
dustrial Board has approved the pro·
■visions of the state code to govera
construction and operation of eleva
tors in Pennsylvania, and It has been
sent to thf printers. The code will be
eome effective on 60 days' notice.
To make a night light with phospho
rus, place a piece of phosphorus about
the size of a pea In η long glass bottle.
Fill the bottle about one-third full of
olive oil, heated to the boiling point,
nnd cork tightly. When light Is need
ed, take out the cork and allow the
air to enter—then recork the bottle.
The empty space In the bottle will be
come luminous. When the light be
comes dim, uncork the bottle for a few
Leon's Credit at Xmas
Time Helps You to
Make Someone Happy
THE "HUMMER" Miniature Railroad
Complete Set of Trains with Tracks
We know that you have use for every penny—there are so many to
be remembered that cash won't go around. However, we say to you—
Come "here, select the Christmas gift for your dear ones and pay for them
in small weekly or monthly payments during the nest year.
A Solid Carload of
Genuine Leather &
4 PIECES 2 PIECES,
These railroads are complete with full set of tracks, loco
motive, tender and two passenger coaches. Wind up the loco
motive and it will run like a streak. Sold everywhere AQ(
for $1.00. Leon's special price ιτΌ\.
CHILDREN'S CHINA TEA SET, 9 PIECES,
λ These children's
Jisets are made of
/Ifine quality china,
rated with flow·
^ers. A dandy play
toy for every lit
tle girl. Everyone
in a box, ready
for you to take
with you. Sold
$1.00 L e ο η 's
ALL METAL AUTO GARAGES WITH_TWO
MECHANICAL AUTOMOBILES, SPECIAL
Terms $1 Cash; $IWe k y
Here is an opportunity
that will probably never
come again. ¥e have se
cured an entire carload of
these finely upholstered
armchairs and rockers. Mind
you—the covering is genuine
leather in brown Spanish
finish. These chairs are all
upholstered with spring seat
and back. $30.00 would be
the regular selling price had
we bought them under ordi
nary conditions. This car
load had been delayed in
shipment and sooner than
accept cancellation, the
manufacturer quoted us a
discount of 33 1/3%.
Ρ'a y for
«aSI&jaëap very boy
ifpjjgaSBw 'a rape is
jSi&jgRSSSI troniurl γ
WyBP™ 'uiIt of
runabout and a jitney
bus. Just turn the key
and let them run. Sold
everywhere for $1.25.
Ton United States W ar ship, spec., 69 c
Buy the lit
tle fellow a
ed in pretty
Select the ones you want
now; we will hold it until
you want it delivered.
that will run of its own volition,
at $1.50. Leon's Special
On the Corner'
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