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Takes First Place in Big ^ j Yacht Club Event Here jinuicw jinunsuii a vamp rap tured first honors In the motorboa race which opened the regatta hel Saturday afternoon by tho Karitai Yacht Club, the craft covering th two lap course from the yacht clu to the "monument" and return ii one hour, eleven minutes and thir teen seconds. lier time allowanc of 8:09 cut down the total to 1:03:0 j Which set her one minute ahead o ’ the Topaz 2, owned by \V. H. Bar well, of M'tuchen, whoso runnim time was 1:20:10 and whose timo til lowance of .16:07 cut down her tota to 1:04:04, just one minute behinc the winner. The Viking Makes Best Time. E. V. Kskcsen's Viking, the onl] scratch starter, made the best time around the course, completing tin two laps in 1:07:23. Having no tlrnt allowance she was compelled to eon cede honors to tho less speedy erafl competing against her, and tak< §i third place in the contest. C. C. I X., the property of A. E. Munoz went into fourth place with a run' , ning time of 1:26:17 and a handicap K of 16:1G which brought down her B total to 1:10:01. L» H. W. Moss' Dolphin was the fifth B finisher completing the Journey In B 1:16:27, from which an allowance P-i of 5:22 was deducted, making her total time 1:11:05. Roy S. Ridge’s Dauntless made a late start and en countered engine trouble which did not permnt her to finish the course. J • Contests Wore Close The closeness of the contest may be seen by an examination of the tlmds of tho entries, the elapse of time between the first and fifth places being only eight minutes, while but one minute separated tho takers of first and second honors. The sailing race was only feat ured by a close finish, first placo go ing to the Natirar, the yawl sailed by J. A. and Lewis Compton, whose time allowance of twenty minutes enabled them to nose out tho Indian by three minutes. The Indian, owned by E. J. Waring, and the Mis trial, the property of If. Moggl, took second and third places, respective ly, their running time being 1:32:34 and 1:36:39. Roth were scratch craft. James Wight's Why Not did not finish the race. Both motor and sailing races were conducted under excellent condi ditions, the wind being fresh and th„ water smooth. The progress of both races was followed by crowds upon tho yacht club dock and on the Bluff above tho two bathing beachs adjoining. Have Other Contests Swimming, diving and other con tests were run off during the motor and sailing races. A1 Revolr, of Rahway, beat out 'Walter Oliver by a small margin In the 240 yord dash for the men while Miss Ruth Ma can and Miss Lillie Bjork won first and second positions in tho 50 yard dash for tho girls. Walter Oliver won the diving contest hnndily. Harold ’Chick" Evans being second In tho money. The in and out canoe race was the ‘— icaftge trf miri'h excitement nt the •nd of the afternoon. Charles Frost gnd "Yi" Hibbard succeeded In heat ing their neatest competitors back to the starting line by a baro half | length, leaving Dick Oliver and "Scoop" Hibbard In second place. CITY BRIEFS * —The national and state conven es , tion of Elks will be held together at Atlantic City in July next year if the plans of the New Jersey Elks Asso ’ elation started at the quarterly meet ing of the association held yesterday afternoon at Irvington are carried out. The state convention Is usually held in June each year but In view of the fact that the grand lodge has t chosen Atlantic City as its next meeting place the matter was taken up at the meeting yesterday with the idea of having one big celebra tion and reunion. t State Secretary | Edgar T. Reed and Past State Presi dent H. B. Pickersglll were the rep resentatives at the quarterly session B. yesterday for Perth Amboy Lodge, f No. 781. State President John H. Coes, of riainfield, was in the chair and conducted the meeting. . . ■ ■ OBITUARY Mrs. Annie Meeks Mrs. Annie .Meeks, thirty-two years old. wife of Thomas Meeks, died this morning at the home of Walter Mul , len. 639 New Brunswick avenue. Be sides her husband she Is survived by rsix children and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Miles ,of this city. The funeral serv ices will be held Wednesday after noon at 2 o’clock from 669 New : Brunswick avenue. Rev. Wilbert Weeteott, of Simpson church, will officiate. The interment will be In Alpine cemetery. Mary A. Hensbei'gcr SOUTH AMBOY, Sept 12:—Miss Mary A. Hensberger, twenty-three •I years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j John H. Hensberger, of 113 South Pine avenue, died yesterday at the home of her parents after a linger ing Illness. Besides her parents she I. Is survived by two sisters and two brothers. The funeral will be held || Wednesday morning from her late f residence followed by a solemn re quiem high mass at St. Mary’s K church at 9 o'clock. The interment f will be In St. Mary’s cemetery. NEGRO FOUND GUILTY | NEW BRUNSWICK, Sept. 12:— &' After being out but five minutes the jury In the ca8e of H. G. Braxton, a colored man of Cranbury Station, tried this morning on a charge of f; committing a grave crime on his 'f- flfteen-year-old daughter on June 10, returned a verdict of guilty. The case was tried before Judge Frank Cleary, sitting in place of Judge £ Peter Daly. Prosecutor Joseph E. Strioker conducted the action for the state, and Franklin M. Ritchie repre sented the defendant. Wood Sails to China. MANILA, Sept. 12.—Major Gen | eral Leonard Wood and W. Cameron i- Forbes, with the other members of J President Harding's mission to the I Philippine Islands, sailed yesterday it. for Hong Kong, China, on the | steamer Korea Maru. Sentence Helmetta Woman NEW BRUNSWICK. Sept. 12.— 1 Clara Pancoast of Helmetta has been S- sentenced to the county workhouse * for a term of thirty days on a vag rancy charge. The woman was com mitted by Recorder Douglas McDer mott, Like Father, Like Son Theodore Roosevelt, assistant secretary of the navy drives home a point in his speech at fair at Rhinecliff, N. Y. in a manner reminis cent of his famous father. # IN THE SOCIAL WORLD DANISH FESTIVAL [ MONSTER SUCCESS People numbering at least 250 at tended the annual festival at the Danish Children’s Home in Compton avenue yesterdny afternoon and a net proceeds of over $325 was cleared to continue the work at the institution. Visitors were present from New York Brooklyn, Hoboken, Weehawken, Long Island, Staten Island, Me tuchen. Fords, Woodbridge, W’est fleld. Keyport and this city, some to enjoy the festival program and others to see the home which was open for inspection throughout the duy. A. C. J. Herman, of Richmond Hill, was heartily received in his speech of the afternoon in which he summarized the work of the Institu tion since its beginning in 1906. At that time it was located on State street below Lewis street. It was later moved to its present headquar ters where it now shelters thirteen children in a comfortable home. Mr. Herman congratulated the board of directors on its present condition. The Singing Society Frem, sang sev eral selections and this together with the collection concluded the pro gram. The board of managers of the home announced their apprecia tion of the assistance which so many rendered in service at the booths of refreshments and in the program which made the festival one of the nicest held in many years. MISSION SUUlhir WILL MEET TONIGHT The meeting of the Foreign Mis sionary Society of the First Presby terian church tonight in the chapel in Rector street will not only open the foreign mission season for the year of 1221-22 but also mark tho beginning of a series of delightful meetings and programs. The pro gram for tonight, carefully arranged by the committee with its musical selections, interesting lecture, con cluding with a social get-together and refreshments, promises to be a treat for all who attend. Mrs. C. M. Llddle as chairman has been assist ed by Mrs. William Woodruff. Mrs. Daniel Boehme. Mrs. Kurllnger, Mrs. Fred Martin, Mrs. Dickson and Mrs. Taylor in the arrangements. The moeting which is to begin at 8 o'clock will be presided over by the president, Mrs. G. W. Tyrrell, and the complete program follows: Opening hymn. Scripture reading, Glenworth Sturgis. Prayer, Rev. Frederick D. Nieder meyer, pastor. Vocal solo, Mrs. I* V. Bushman, accompanied by Mrs. Asher Ran dolph. Reports of various officers. Announcements and new business. Vocal solo, Mrs. L. V. Bushman. Lecture, “Present Day Conditions in China." Rev. L. V. Bushman, of Woodbridge. Hymn. Collection. MISS AVCHEN TO WED MORRIS MARGARETTEN Mr. and Mrs. Frank Avchen, of Hall avenue, announce the engage ment of their daughter, Pauline, to Morris Margaretten, son of Mr. and vMrs. John Margaretten, of Park ave nue. Both young people are grad uates of the local high school, class of ’1»;. Miss Avchen is a graduate of Dr. Savage’s School of Physical Cul ture and is now a senior at the Teacher's College of Columbia while Mr. Margaretten, a graduate of the Newark Normal School, is now tak ing up law in the Newark Law School. No date has been arranged Cor the wedding. ntt V £ LELEDnM I IUIM AT_HORKAY HOME Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Horkay cel ebrated the tenth anniversary of Iheir wedding last night at their home in Washington street. An elaborate supper was served after which there were toasts and musical selections. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kdelenyi. Mr. and Mrs. John Itesko, Mr. and Mrs. ' Joseph Rltocz, Mr and Mrs. Mathias Zserai .Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Zam bo, the Misses Glzella Kurucz, Helen nnd Annuska Horkay, Messrs. Bela Kucsma and John Amaczi and Mrs. Barbara Zelen&k. Woman’s Guild to Meet The regular meeting of the Woman’s Co-operative Guild of the Workers’ Co-operative Association will be held at 8 o’clock tonight in Odd Fellows' hall in Smith street. M Iks Munn to Wed Mr. and Mrs. William Munn, of Fayette street, have•innounced the engagement of their daughter. Mil dred, to Percy Distclkamp, of East Millstone. The wedding will take Place on September 28. In this city. . , » t' MISS ESSIE BORAK WEDS VWJB. SIEGFRIED Miss Bessie Borak, daughter of Mrs. Etta Borak, of Prospect street, and William B. Siegfried, son of Mr. and Mrs. Siegfried ,of the Highlands, were united in marriage yesterday at noon in the Lifshitz Hotel, Fifth ivenue. New York, the Rev. Dr. Elias Solomon, formerly of the local Tem ple Beth Mordecai, and Dr. E. Gold stein, of the Temple Emmanuel, New York, officiating. The bride wore a gown of grey georgette embroidered in coral and a hat of silver lace trimmed with the same shade while a veil of grey com pleted her costume. Her flowers were a huge bouquet of bridal roses and ! lillies of the valley. Attending her is bridesmaids were the Misses Sarah and Nettie Wedeen, her nieces, and her cousin. Miss Jennie Wedeen. The grooms men were Frank Siegfried of the Highlands, a brother of the grOom, Abraham and Nathan We deen ,of this city. An elaborate reception followed the ceremony with* music supplied by Encherman’s orchestra, of this city and talented entertainers. Only members of the immediate families of the couple attended. Immediately afterwards Mr. and Mrs. Siegfried left on a honeymoon trip to Niagara Falls and the Great Lakes. They will visit several points of interest in the west and south before returning to this city where they will make their home. * ROSARY SOCIETY TO HAVE CARD PARTY After a long summer vacation the Rosary Society of St. Mary’s church will open the promisingly busy fall season with a card party Thursday night in St. Mary’s hall in Center street. The party will be the first of a series to he held under the aus pices of the society and the arrange ments predict a season filled with parties and other social events just as enjoyable as those of last year. On Thursday night there will be tables for the games of bridge. 500, pinochle, euchre and the peanut jab, while the usual pretty prizes will be awarded in each. The committee for the party is composed of the pro moters of the society with Mrs. John Beatty as chairman and Mrs. John Lawless. Mrs. Hugh Reilly, Mrs. Jo seph McLaughlin, Mrs. Anna Red dy, Mrs. John Kennedy, Mrs. Peter Van Syckle, Mrs. James H. White, Miss Elizabeth Lawless and Miss Blanch Van Syckle, as her assist ants. The season intervening between this party and the last has been a long one and many are anxiously awaiting the event of Thursday night. Both men and women are included in the invitation of the so ciety to be present. Miss Killion to Return Miss Ethel Killion, soprano of this city and New York, returns to her studio at the corner of‘Market and Hobart streets tomorrow after a late summer vacation with her parents in Syracuse, N. Y. Thereafter she will resume her classes as usual on Monday and Friday of each week. Although Miss Killion maintains a studio in this city, she spends most of her time in New York and the vicinity on the concert stage.. Tho3e who have heard her in the recitals given in this city in the two seasons past have acclaimed her vocal talent and it is expected that another sea son will not pass without her ap pearance in a similar musical treat. Mission Society to Meet The monthly meetings of the Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Danish M. E. church will be resumed tonight in the church chapel. Rov. Carl Conrad, pastor of the church, will be the principal speaker of the evening and his sub ject will be the Norwegian and Danish Missions in Sanchal, India. Mrs. Conrad will sing and the pro gram will be followed by the usual social hour. Mrs. Peter Jensen as president has arranged the program and she will preside over the meet ing which Is scheduledrto begin at 8 o’clock. \ Many at R. Y. C. Dance Many attended the^dance follow ing the regatta at the Raritan Yacht Club on Saturday night and all those who were there enjoyed the air of informality and jollity which per vaded it throughout the evening. Johnstone's orchestra supplied the popular dance music for the mem bers and their guests who were there from early until late. Girls to Meet Tonight An Important meeting of the Martha Washington Girls will be held In the Community House to night. All members are requested to' attend, ’ ' "‘V, _ “ r No Deaths Reported When ! Tanks Explode — Many Homes Are Evacuated HALIFAX. N. S., Sept. 12:—Th explosion of five tanks of the Imper iyal Oil Company’s plant at Dart mouth on the east side of Halifa harbor, early today, with rumbling that were felt in this city, causei evacuation of half the homes ii Halifax. Those who had gon through the explosion of December 1917, when the munitions ship Mon Blanc blew up, and wrecked a thin of Halifax, with loss of 1200 lives tflfcught it was another such dlsas ter. When the explosions were over however, and th» fire subdued, al indications were that there had beet neither loss of life nor serious injury READY TO OPEN (Continued from page 1) yet purchased their tickets may pro cure them at this time. Chairmar Joseph F. Walker said this afternoor that the Junior Chautauqua is to b< a big educational feature for thf children of Perth Amboy. Provided the weather permits, a large parade of school children will be held this afternoon directly after school, and In the event of rain It will probably take place tomorrow afternoon at 1 o’clock. The first af ternoon performance will start at 3:30 o’clock with greetings and an nouncements from the chairman of the Chautauqua and the superin tendent. A concert will be given by the Four Artists, each a star in her own talent with a Chautauqua repu tation. Elliott A. Boyl will begin the week of lectures at the performance In the evening and his lecture on "The Ad vantage of a Handicap” will be per haps the biggest and most eloquent of the week. PERSONALS Mrs. Sidney Smith and son, of Market street, have returned from Ohio, where they have been .spend ing the summer months. Mrs. E. B, A. Zwoyer, of Kearny avenue, left Saturday to join her husband who has been in Canada for some time. They will return to this city within several days. Mrs. M. K. Olsen and Miss Jenslna Olsen, of Maple street, are in Hart ford, Conn., for a week. Ailyn Joslyn of the Greenwich Vil lage Follies, was the guest of George Vause at his studio in Gordon street, yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sofield have re turned to their home in Lewis street, after a week’s motor trip through the New England states. Frank O’Brien, of Brighton avenue and Fred Rossi, of Lewis street, have left on a hiking trip to Florida. They expect to be gone the entire winter. Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsey, of Kearny avenue, are entertaining the former's mother, of Stroudsberg, Pa. Thomas Lucas. Jr., is at the home of his mother in State street after spending the summer with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mgs. Peter Clau sen on their farm in Etra. Miss Cordelia Haight of Oyster Bay, L. I., was the week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Hulse, Jr., of Brighton avenue. Mr. and Mrs. William Selber and family, formerly of Market street, are now living on the poultry farm which they recently purchased in Trenton junction. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Spofford. of Gordon street, and Mrs. Martha White, of Smith street, have return ed from a three weeks’ motor trip through the New England states. Miss Jeannette Hosking, who has been in Michigan for the past six weeks, has returned to her home in High street. William Allen, of Rector street, has resumed his studies at Cornell, lie is now a junior. Miss Gertrude Wade has returned to her home in Washington street after spending some time with rela tives in Newark. Miss Ada Wilentz, of Lewis street, has resumed her studies at the Montclair Normal School. Miss Gladys Arrindell, of Kearny avenue, spent last week with rela tives in Long Island. Harold Hansen, of Water street, has returned to Syracuse University to begin his sophomore year. Arthur Emmons left today to re sume his studies at the*Y. M. C. A. College in Springfield, Mass. Mrs. Charles Steinhauser, of State street, has returned after a month at Asbury Park where she was the guest of friends. Mrs. Wilson Coe and sons, Walter and Wilson, and Miss Erma Hilsdorf and Miss Ethel David visited Mlsa Eleanore Comings at the Long Branch Hospital yesterday. M A R KDROPST AGAIN LONDON, Sept. 12.—The German mark underwent a sharp decline in the exchange market here today. Its value in the early afternoon fell to 397% marks the pounding sterling, a new low record for the mark here, while later there was a still further decline in value, the mark reaching 400 to the pound. The drop was de scribed in financial quarters to Ger many’s rqcent reparations payment and to the unsettled state of German politics. Party at Farrington Home Elizabeth Farrington, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. James H. Farrington, of Washington street, was pleasantly surprised with a party in honor of her fifth birthday. Miss Regina Far rington entertained with vocal selec tions while Robert and Josephine Farrington played several instrumen tal numbers. The guest of honor en tertained with an asthetic dance. Those present were Margaret and Dorothy Albright, Katherine Depew, Andrew, John, Anna and Helen Ros ko. Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Reilly, Ma rie, Virginia. Olive, Jay and Bobbie Reilly. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Farring ton. Josephine, Robert and Regina Farrington, Marie, Anna May and Helen Scannell and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Farrington. Tx>cal Man Pleads Guilty NEW BRUNSWICK. Sept. 12.— Michael Makoskey. of Perth Amboy, appeared before Judge Cleary in the county court this morning and plead ed guilty to an allegation charging him with carrying concealed wea pons in Perth Amboy on August IS. The case was referred to Probation Officer MacWllllam for Investigation, and he will be sentenced Friday* ■ Jobless Men Are “Sold” At Auction In Boston ■ % Like staves of the old south, 5 0 jobless men, stripped to the waist, were put up for “sale” on Boston Co mmon by Urbain Ledoux (right), a philanthropic worker who recentl y opened the Church of the Unem ployed. Two were "sold” to employe rs. Bud Penland, Private, is Charged With Attempting .to Kill Brunswick Man NEW BRUNSWICK. Sept. 12.— Bud Penland. a private stationed at Camp Raritan, is on trial this after noon before Judge Frank Cleary of Somerset county on a charge of atro cious assault and battery with intent to kill Alfred Helfrich on George street on the night of July 22. The case is said to have grown out of attentions paid to Helfrich’s wife by Penland and it was brought out that a fight had taken place at Forest Park on Saturday night be fore the shooting. On the night of the shooting nenricn met j/emana on George street and before he could start a conversation, he said, Pen land shot through the pocket of his coat, the bullet entering Helfrich’s chest. The meeting was arranged by Helfrich who claims he wrote Penland a letter and signed his wife’s name to it requesting Penland to come over. Penland’s case will bo based upon threats made against him by Helf rich and he will claim he shot in self defense. Helfrich is said to have beep armed with a bottle when the en counter took place but maintains the bottle contained near beer and was not for offensive purposes. “Frank Finney’s Revue” Today A thing of rich colors and consid erable imagination is Chas. H. Wal dron's "Frank Finney’s Revue,” an nounced at the Majestic for today. Two acts, divided into ten scenes, permit great scope for carefully conceived stage pictures, and every opportunity has assuredly been taken advantage of. From the far east, to the distant west, range the scenes presented—each one offering Finney, and his attendant laugh-ex citers, an additional opportunity to , devise a humorous complication. Flying Squadron Do6s Much Work in Two Days at the K. of C. Rooms The “Flying Squadron." repre sending the Bureau of War Riek In surance, which made its headquar ter* at the Knight* of Columbus home on High street Friday and Saturday accomplished work which ha* caused 100 local ex-service men to ascertain their exact status with the government in so far as com pensation and hospitalization are concerned. Many men, Ignorant of their disability rights and others who were greatly undercompensat ed are now breathing much more freely as the result of the adjust ment of matters. Due to the splendid co-operation of various organizations in the city. it was made possible for the United War Veternas Bureau to reach so many of the disabled and partially disabled men here. ^ Great assistance from the Rear, Cross the entire staff of which was present at the headquarters both days, the American Legion, the Vet erans of Foreign Wars and the Army and Navy Union all lent a hand with the result that was most gratifying to the "Flying Squadron.” The industries also responded heartily to requests for assistance and from the Standard Underground Cable Works came two workers and the use of typewriters; a worker from the Atlantic Terra Cotta Co., a stenographer from the Roessler & Hasslacher Chemical Works and the voluntary services of Mrs. O. r. Mitchell. Miss Edith Crowell served efficiently as registrar, and Miss Catherine Sullivan and Mrs. William Thompson both rendered valuable service. The Red Cross Motor Corps with Mrs. J. Virgil Shull and Miss Helen Bechtel, as drivers, were on call during the period. The state authorities were very , well pleased in the manner in which the entire situation was covered here and highly complimented all the workers and their organizations upon their co-opeAtion. Claude Sofield left today to entei the Y. M. C. A. College in Spring field, Mass. King On Board- Walk -----—--n Deauville has furnished France with plenty of thrills this summer* what with its list of royalty, the ul tra-fashionable and the notorious. Here is Ferdinand, King of Rumania, promenading at the famous resort with a fair visitor. I Dollar Strategy j * y^OLLAR strategy is dollar sense. It consists of j| is spending your money where you’ll get the ® ijj greatest satisfaction and service it is possible to buy gp I for a given sum. It is weighing and choosing the things you would fe like to buy—selecting the ones you need most or from Sj which you will secure the most enjoyment. M Dollar strategy begins at home in the printed pages of your newspaper. pjj Much that is new and helpful, many of the things p ! j that make life easier to live and more worth living |L imay be found there displayed in the advertisements. 13 Consult the advertisements regularly. They’ll help | JV g you spend your dollars where you’ll get most good 9 from them.