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SEVENTY GULLED TO BEpiNED Local Draft Board 189 Issues First Call for Examina tion Tomorrow. By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILI^E, Feb. 8—With the completion of the classification of ail questionnaires the local draft exemp tion board No. 189, of which Augus tus G. Marscher of Prince Bay. is chairman, has Issued a call to seventy men to appear for examination tomor row at the board's headquarters at the Great Kills school. There will be ex aminations on Monday and Tuesday at the same place. There are 700 In the first class to be examined. All of class one and five have been sent out by the board and olass two, three and four cards will be mailed this coming week for classification. All of those who have not received their cards as yet should get In touch with the ex emption board. These card· now take the place ef the ones Issued on June β last year at the federal census and muat be carried In place of those Is' ■ued at that time.- All those that have entered appeals will not get their cards until their cases have been de cided. There has been considerable delay from time to time with men re ceiving their cards through the post office and each one Is requested to see the postmaster in the town where he resides In" order to receive his card. The same three physicians, Dr. Frederick Schwerd of Prince Bay, Dr. Earl Presley of Great Kills, and Dr. . George P. Jessup of New Dorp, will ^examine those for the new national army. On Monday of this week board 89 certlfled\flve accountants and sent them oft to camp. Mrs. William McAndrews Is Badly Hurt Here Last Night By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILLE, Feb. 8—Mrs. Wil liam McAndrews, of Amboy road, wife of Conductor McAndrews, of the Stat en Island Rapid Transit, is confined to her home with a badly wrenched right kn«e as the result of Jumping Into the creek at the Richmond Valley station shortly after β o'clock last night to avoid being struck by a train. Mrs. McAndrews had gone to the station with lunch for her son, Frank McAndrews, night agent at the Great Kills station. The araln on which she was to have put the lunch Is said to have gone by the station and In her haste to give the lunch to the brakeman on the rear platform she la said to have gone up the track. Before she could get out of the way the train began backing up to the sta tion and th6 brakeman on the rear seeing her .péril called to her to Jump.- The creek was the nearest place and she made a leap. The train was brought to a stop and the crew carried the Injured woman to the sta tion. She was taken to her home, where She was attended by Dr. Wal kr Washington, of Main street. It was thought at first that she had hrnlron her Iao· ST. PAULS LADIES PLAN FOR DOLLAR ROLL CALL IN MARCH By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVIIjLE, Feb. 8^-A dollar roll call le being planned by the la dles of St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal church for Monday, March 18, In the lecture room of the church, providing that the coal situation Is improved at that time. At a meeting- of the La dies' Aid Socley held this week plana for the affair were started. There will be an entertainment consisting of vocal and Instrumental selections, besides the experiences told how the dollar was raised by each one from now until the time of the event. The officers of the aid society, of which Mrs. James Lalng is the head, will have charge of the arrangements. ^ THOMAS McSORLEY IS HELD IN $1,000 BAIL FOR 6RAN0 JURY Βu Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILLE, Feb. 8—Thoma» McSorley, seventeen years old, ol Berger avenue, West New Brighton, arrested by Detective Schley lasl week on a charge of having broker Into the Atlantic and Paciflo store in West New Brighton on the night oi December 28, and stealing $22 from the casli register, has been held in $1,000 bail for the grand Jury. McSorley was arrested on com plaint of James Kelly, manager of the store, who charges that McSorle> broke a panel in the front door and entered the place In that manner. TOTTENVILLE Mr. and Mrs. George A. Moore, ol Butler avenue, have as their guest the latter's sister, Miss Florence Krl ner, of Corning, Ν. T. ^Walter E. Sharrott was In Altoona, is week on business. /llliam Scott, Mrs. Harry Mrs. George W. Moore !anhattan yesterday. ttd Mrs. Chester Graham, ol Ht Plains, were visitors here ïight. 1rs. George Hoehn, of Butler ave ' is confined to her home with a Sly wrenched knee as the result of fall on the Ice near her borne Wed nesday night. Charles A. Marshall will be the Four Minute speaker at the Palace Îheatre this afternoon and Stuart L. tit* is scheduled to speak tonight. The condition of Paul M. Geldel, of Page avenue, who had his right leg amputated at the Staten Island hos pital Tuesday, Is about the same. The Yataghan Club has arranged for a dance to be held Monday night at the Parochial school auditorium. There will be good music and refresh ments. James Ryan, flfty-three years old, who pleaded guilty to burglary in the third degree In county court this week, will be sentenced today. Ryan was caught In the home of William D. Frerlchs early in the morning of De cember 21. The social Welcome Council, Daughters of America, held last nipht In the rooms of the council In K. of P. hall, was attended by many members, together with their friends. Cards were played and refreshments were served. The library quarters at the store of H. E. Sprague at Main street and Am road, will be open Monday and Id ay for the exchange of books, lord <n ar to the announcement made luguenot Lodge No. til, P. and A. "" second dwe· at Ma Ma Resolution Favoring Daylight Saving and Condolence for Death Passed. By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILcLE, Fdb. 8.—Resolu tions were passed In favor of the day light saving movement and condol ence were expressed on the death of Mrs. Theodore W. Woglom by the Philemon Literary and Historic Society at Its meeting Wednesday afternoon. Because of the shortage of coal at the South Baptist church the meeting was held with Miss Rosella Levlnaon of Main street There was a food attend ance of the members and an Interest ing program was given that lnoluded the report of the City Federation meeting given by Mrs. Qeorge Will iams, one of the delegates. Mrs. George M. Klefer and Mrs. Herbert Moore were the other delegates. Papers were given at the meeting by Mrs. James A. Slmonson on "The World's Debt to France" and Mrs. Gil bert 8. Barnes, on "France and Her Destines." Mrs. Benjamin Williams in charge ο1 the daylight saving plan was empowered to forward a telegram to Washington In regard to the action of the society on the matter. Arrange, ments are being made for the meeting next week. At this time Mrs. G. M. Atwell of 'Manhattan, formerly of Steten Island, will be the speaker. Mrs. Atwell will give a lecture on "Current Events" and Mrs. Frederick Schwerd of Prince Bay will be the soloist. Mrs. Atwell gave a course of lectures before the Daughters of the American Revo lution here last year and will be re membered as an excellent speaker. New York Subject of Lecture In Richmond on Monday By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILLE, Feb. 8.—"New York—the Commercial and Financial Metropolis at the Western Continent," is the title of the lectures to be de livered by John C. Welsh Monday night at the Great Kills Moravian churcfa, Hillside avenue, Great Kills. Mr. Welsh will give a comprehensive description of the population, geog raphy, architecture, financial and com mercial interest· and transportation of the great cities of which the Borough of Richmond is a part. The lecture will be Illustrated by colored stereop tlcon views. -- As Tuesday will be Lincoln's Birth day lectures on the great commoner were to have been, given that night in Public Schools It and JO. However, Acting City Superintendent of Schools Gustave Btraubenmiuller to save coal, has ordered that alt events /Scheduled to be held In school buildings that day must be cancelled, so these lectures cannot be given. Mrs. Nellie M. Mundy will lacftlre on "Folk Bongs of the American Negro," Monday night at Publlo -echoot-N®. Academy place, Tottenvllle. At Im mamial chorch, Main and Jfeweft ave nues, Westarlelgh, Thursday al*ht, M. J. VanCleft Cooper will speak on "Folk Songs and Ballads of the British Isles." At Publlo School No. 18, Pennsyl vania avenue, Rosebank, Wednesday night, Mrs. Emily W. Blackman will describe "Yellowstbne Park." Thurs day night at the Curtis High School, St. Mark's place and Hamilton avenue, New Brighton, Mrs. Jennie Pomerene Haney will take her audience on a trip το Algiers ana Algeria. More German Enemy miens Registered During Yesterday By Special Correspondent. TOTTENVILLE, Feb. g—Seventeen more German enemy alien· were reg istered at the Ninety-ninth precinct station yesterday and the three ap plications Irtven out, bringing the to tal to be filed and finger printed to eighty-one. There are but two more days to register and all those who do not do so In that time will be dealt with according to law after the reg istration card Is given out between February 20 and 24. Early Closing of Stores In Tottenvllle Being Advocated On Sn*rinl Correspondent. TOTTENVILLE, Feb. 8—An effort Is being made to have the merchants of Tottenvllle, to close their business places at 8 o'clock each night during the week with the exception of Sat urday nights. A committee of ten women that was named at the mass meeting some time ago called to take up the fuel situation, have made a canvass of the town during the past several days among the merchants to ascertain their views on the subject. The committee was divided into five teams of two women each. They will meet tomorrow night at the home of Miss Laura B. Tetman, of Arthur Kill road for the purpose of giving a re port and comparing reports of each merchant as to what they propose to do to save cool In the early closing. PLEASANT PLAINS Mr. and Mrs. William Wllklnsbn of Manhattan visited In Little Farms thl week. Miss Josephine Sharkey and Miss Grace McFarland visited In Tottenvllle Wednesday. Mrs. M. R. Wyrlll has returned from a visit In Brooklyn with relatives. Mrs. William Fischer has recovered from recent Illness. William Schnakenberg was a visit or In Perth Amboy yesterday. Mies Sophie Gerken has returned from a visit In Manhattan. Arthur Gedney has returned to New. burg, after a visit with his sister. John Morrison of Manhattan, was a local visitor yesterday. At a meeting of the Prince Bay Red Cross Auxiliary yesterday arrange ments were completed for the benefit entertainment at the Palace theatre this afternoon and tonight. Many tick, ets have been sold and a large crowd Is expeoted to go down from hare and nearby places to the show. Onion·. Even now few people perfectly real Ice the beneficial effect that this regetable has on the system, and it Is too often Ignored on account of It· pungency of flavor and amell. A well-boiled Bpanlah onion will lndnce aleep when mo«t other thing· fall, and on this account alone It shoald frequently form a rapply dish (or the brajmyary man tr weu ot bad IMBOY FIVE Kl read™ game With Elizabeth Big Five on Y. M. H. A. Court To morrow Night. Tomorrow night Bill Reynolds' Elizabeth Big Five will Invade this city and endeavor to trail In the dust, of defeat the Amboy Five. The Ellz abeth Big Five was organized about two months ago by Reynolds and, ac cording to him, has been put Into the best of condition, now being ready to start an active campaign. Reynolds wrote to this city some time ago en deavoring to secure games with either the Y. M. H. A. or the Amboy Five. Tomorrow night his team will appear against Regan's quintet If the Big Five show the class which they are expected to, It may be that a game will be arranged between the Y. M. H. A. and that Elizabeth combination. The Big Five, however, would have to prove themselves a great deal better than the Opeecheee of that city If they wish to stalk up against the local Τ. Μ. Η. Α., how ever. The Amboy Five lost out last week In their game with the Newark Cen ters but expect to make up for that defeat tomorrow night. The Amboy Five lineup has not been announced, there being about nine member· to the team, any Ave of which will be put In the lineup at the last minute by Captain Evans. Playing with the Elizabeth Five will be Sam Simon, . the big center, who did practically all the scoring for the Opeechee Five last night, and Kelly one of the Opeecheo guards. The other members of· the Eliza beth team-will be Reynolds, Houston, Lavan and Joe Simon. At the Ditmas. Much of the action of "An Amer ican Widow," a metro wonderplay, which will be seen at the Ditmas the atre today and tomorrow, takes place in a bungalow. For the staging1 of these scenes the complete interior of a cosy bungalow was erected at the Metro studio. The bungalow consisted of a large living room with a fireplace, two bed rooms and a kitchen. According to the story, this is the mountain bun galow of Theodore Bacon, an old friend of Elizabeth Carter (Mise Bar rymore). She comes t6 visit him. not knowing that her husband whom she is divorcing is also a guest at the house. Naturally, with this situation, the action becomes very Interesting and the action shifts from room to roopi with rapidity. "Stolen Hours" is a movie treat. With charming Ethel Clayton as the winsome star, it brings joy to the hearts of spectators puts a song on their lips and sends them back into the world, smiling, happy and con tented. "Stolen Hours" is a World-Picture Brady-Made. It shows Ethel Clay ton at her very best. It is superbly photographed, wonderfully staged, and is the added attraction at the Ditmas today and tomorrow. Twentieth Century Maids. Jim Barton. Jack Duffy, Jim How ell, Arthur Young, Florence Tanner, Jacqualtoe Tallman, Tlllie Barton and Juliette, the rag-time violinist, com pose the cast of the Twentieth Cen tury Maids, who will show on Mon day at the Majestic theatre. They will present a laughable two-act mu sical melange written by Abe Leavitt, which is entitled "Ο. K.-K. O." and which boasts of containing more laughs to the square inch than any vehicle now being offered in bur lesque. Local Shoeman Wins Suit In New Brunswick Court NEW BRUNSWICK, Feb. 8.—Judge Freeman Woodbridge found for the defendant yesterday In a suit Institut ed in the local district court by the New Jersey Shoe Company, against Joseph Bruck of Perth Amboy, to re cover $300 on a contract for the sale of shoes to the defendant. A contract was entered into several months ago by the sfhoe company with Bruck whereby the complaining com pany was to furnish the defendant with shoes at the rate of $4.BO per pair. At the same time, it was testified, the market valuo of these shoes was ÎC per pair. After receiving the shoes the de fendant testified that they were not as represented, and he returned th shipment. The company attempted to hold Bruck on his contract, and sued to recover for the shipment of shoes. Leo Goldberger of Perth Amboy ap peared for the defendant, and William M. Cooper, of Trenton, for the plain tiff Hats Confirm Spring Rumors, Despite Wintei i ' i " I By BETTY BROWN. Although winter apparently goe on and on, there are undeniable ru mors of spring In the air and unde niable spring bonnets In the milliner; shop windows which seem to conflrn eht spring rumors. Not yet do thes smart straw heralds of a kindlled sea son dare to burst Into bloom and foil age. At present they are content wit) flaunting their loyal absence of woo and felt, and to confine their artfu decorations to the feathers and vel vet that will not look too absurd 1 caught in a belated snowflurry. As befits the "latest modèle" of any Γ thing:, from hats to super-sixes—these hats are extremely «mart as to line and conservative an to ornament. 1 The top hat is a turban trlcorn of tobacco brown liacre straw run ning to great heights at the back and bursting Into a fountain of giycerined ostrich of the same shade. The sec ond hat is also of llsere braid on black, with sharp cuts at the side to permit the addition of stiff silk quills in two-toned silk of sandcolor and black. The third hat is one which ap peals instantly to the heart of the truly feminine person with its sugges tion of the poke bonnet In line, its top of golden hinoka straw, Its sul phur colored ostruch tips and Its vel vet facing. MATAWAN A number of scholars from the Mat awan public schools are confined to their homes by chicken pox, Mr. and Mrs. James Fury were Perth Amboy visitors yesterday. Mrs. Herbert Gittens of Atlantic avenue Is spending several days at her home In New York state, where she was called 'following the Illness of her father The Matawan "Y" are planning to hold a tnasquqerade to be held on, February ID, at the home of Miss Mae Bergen. Miss Emma Koster, a teacher In Matawan, Is confined to her home In ι Main street by illness. Mrs. George I Harris has "been teaching the class in her absence. Miss Emma Cox was a Perth Amboy visitor yesterday. Miss Gertrude Haley of Atlantic avenue and a student at the Newark ι State Normal school, Is practicing . teaching here. I Mrs. George C. Miller and Mrs. * Richard E. Erdmann were Keyport vis i ltors Wednesday ι Mrs. Harvey Van Brunt was a New I York city visitor Wednesday. Mrs. Garret McKeene was a Perth ' Amboy visitor yesterday. Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Ella Warne and Arthur Zlegler of this place. Mr. and Mas. Zlegler are making their home here. Joseph Wemel, who has be«n In 1 the United States Army, has received I an honorable discharge through phys ical reasons, not being able to stand t the finale examination Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bolte visited in - Perth Amboy last night. INSTEAD OF THROWING WASTE FOOD WTO THE GARBAGE PAIL, GIVE IT TO THE CHICKENS FOURTH POULTRY LESSON The average small back yard poul-i try yard can be sustained by the kltch-1 en scraps which otherwise would go to the garbage pail. Cooked meats leift over and unavailable for other use are fine for chickens. Potato peel ings boiled, left overs of lettuce, cab bages, celery, rice, bread crumbs, al most everything from the kitchen or dining room table but the coffee ground» and tea leaves will feed chick ens. Break up egg shells and give laying hens. A hardbotled egg ground up, «(hell and all, is fine for llttde chicks. Eggs held too long In the kitchen may be boiled and fed to chicks or hens. Give laying- hens a email bo* of oys ter shells, tacked to a wall In a hen house. They need it to make shells for their eggs Fresh lawn clippings are fine In spring and summer. Dandelion leaves ι are good for them. Tie up a bunch of I leaves so the chickens will have to Jump up to reach them. If you haven't enough table an® kitchen scrape, get shelled corn, oats, or a prepared chicken food, contain· !ng several kinds of grains. In cold weather a feeding of shell ed corn Is best for that gives them heat with which to ward off falling temperature. Always have fresh water In th· chicken house. There are several var. leties of patent water containers which keep the water fresh for as long aa twenty-four hours. Don't have th· water In the scratching shed where It will become filled with leaves and dirt. In real cold weather water may b· warmed a bit In the morning. Sour milk, unavailable for kltche uses, may be fed hens and chicks wit good result. Small, easily breakable bonee may 1 run through a coffe mill and groan into fine bite for growing chicks. Tomorrow the EVENING NEWti will continue lte ohicken raising le sons. Wot Beating Rug*. If yon have a carpet or nig to don't hang It op doable on the clothe· line where the dust from one aid· tg Just pounded Into the other ride, la a much easier and quicker method. If yon have an old bed spring, still lta frame, lay the carpet on It thickness. Ton will find that the doesn't fly so much, and yon can the dost ont much quicker and than when It la beaten on the Une. ethod. till ο· Ί s deal ' in gel Why, ef Coures. For the first time Baddy saw ion cups and he wondered why tbef had two handles on. His little pnl said, "Hah, don't yoa know Τ yon break off one handle yea can the other." WOMEN'S PART IN WAR Bhall we eay that women contribute | only the bandage·, the socks, and the | "kits"? No, they contribute the fight- · ere! What sort of soldiers will the I women of the present day contribute to the nation and the world? Can they ; hope to he capable mothers or efficient 1 wives if they are enfeebled and broken down by the diseases and weaknesses ; of the sex? An affection confined to women must ι have Its cause in the womanly nature, j There is no doubt that a diseased con- 1 ditlon of the delicate womanly organ·, I Is in general responsible for feminine nervousness and an undermined constl j tution. The use of Dr. Pierce's Favor I ite Prescription makes women happy ι by making them healthy. There are no more crying spells. "Favorite Pre- ! I scriptlon" is for inflammation and fe- , ! male weakness. It makes weak women strong. I Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription Is and has been for nearly 60 years Just the medicine. It is not a secret pre scription, for Its ingredients are printed on the wrapper; It's a temperance medi cine, a glyceric extract from roots.— Adv. "Corn-Loss Day" for Feet, Every Day Use "Gets-It," th· Great Corn Dia corery ! Hake· Conn Feel Bight Off! Look at the illustration below. Bee the two fingers peeling off a corn as though It were a banana Ε eel! And the man la smiling while e's doing It! All done painlessly, joyfully. The moment "Gets-It" "G«U-It," Ik· Oslr Genuine, Tksraugk Cora Peeler Et«t Diiconnd. Dtaui "GeteJU" touches a corn or callua the growth la doomed. It takea but two aeo onda to apply "Gets-It." The corn· pain Is eased at once. You can alt at your desk or walk about, dance, think, love and work with absolut· •aae. Tou can apply "Gets-It" con veniently almost anywhere where you can take your shoe and stock Ins oft for a moment or two. "Gets It" dries at one·; then put your shoe and stocking- on again. There's no further excuse for suffering from corns and corn-pains. "Gets-It" la «old at all druggist· (you need pay no more than 25 centa a bottle), or aent on receipt of prie· by B. Uwrenc· ft Co., (ATEago, IIL Hold In Perth Amboy and recom mended as the world's beat corn remedy by McClung Drug Co., United Cigar «Q«m Barnekov It Feta. J. iSwk^ These Special Bargains Will Bring You To Leon's February is a short month. Only a few shopping days and it's over. Therefore, we are making a mighty effort to make a stir every day during this month and make up in busy days what we are lacking in numbers. y J Every Day Will Develop A New Lot Of Bargains "We will surely expect you here and it's well worth your while to come. OPEN A CREDIT ACCOUNT ON ANYTHING YOU MAY DESIR i TO PURCHASE. NO MATTER HOW LOW THE PRICE I YOU CAN BUY IT ON CREDIT 1,500 yds, of Heavy Felt Base Linoleum &Pnce Special 29c per yard A manufacturer's close-out of 6 discontinued pat terns; all goods perfect throughout and in full rolls. Felt base linoleum is waterproof and will outwear ordinary printed linoleum. We are offering six splendid designs at one-half price. For Friday and Saturday OQr> only. Special, per yard Our Entire Une of High Grade White Enamel Steel Beds Off J Twice s year we change oar line of sample· an4 fnr HU u· of this week we offer everyone of onr sample beds at a liberal count. There is only one of a number and no duplicates. The sale includes a number of beds finish ed in Ivory, Oak and Circassian Walnut. themF Reduced One-Third Beg. $30 Bed $20.00 Beg. $27 Bed $18.00 Beg. $24 Bed $16.00 Beg. $22 Bed $14.50 Beg. $21 Bed $13.00 Reg. $18 Bed $12.00 Reg. $15 Bed $10.00 Reg. $12 Bed $8.00 Beg. $10 Bed $6.80 Beg. $7.50 Bed $6.00 , i Massive Colonial Style Duofold Suite Complete (h Ω Q Π C With Genuine Cotton Felt Mattress, . . ψΟ/ · / J You will be surprised when you see this special Duofold Suite. The massiveness of the frames, depth of the upholstery and the wonderfully rich covering make a combination that cannot be equalled. Yon can have this suite in golden oak, mahogany or fumed oak finish and mind you—an extra heavy 35 pound cotton felt mattress is included €QQ 7C with every suite. On sale Friday and Saturday only. Special φΟϊ/. / J OJd Buffets onë-Third off We have quite a number of golden oak or Jacobean finish —an opportunity to match up your dining room suite and save one third on the price. Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular $45.00 Buffet $40.00 Buffet $35.00 Buffet $30.00 Buffet $24.00 Buffet $22.50 Buffet ..$30.00 . .$27.60 ..$23.60 . .$20.00 ..$16.00 . .$16.00 New Victor Records For February Have Been On Sale In Our Victor Victrola Department For The Past Four Days Come in and Hear Tour Favorite Artiati on the Victor Victrola Special Victrola Offer—For 2 Days Only VICTOR VICTROLA XIa $110.00 10 NEW VICTOR RECORDS $7.50 $10.06 cash—$5.00 per month No Extra Charge for Credit—No Club Fees Special Axminster Rug 9x12 $29.75 We have Just re ceived a very special lot of these beautiful rugs; S feet wide and 1] feet lone. Made of finest quality deep Axminster pile In a number of very pret ty new design·. Act ual value (42.50. Spe cial Friday and Sat urday $29.75 only Buy a Thrift Stamp ami Help Win the War. For Sal* ι* Thii Btor·.