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Vote Today On Treaty Ratification Likely To Come In Parliament ——————————— •».. r ^ • DUBLIN, Jan. 7 (By The Associated Press).—The Dail Eireann appeared to he within a few hours of a vote on the Anglo-Irish treaty, when it concluded its morning session today. Debate on the treaty was continued through out. the forenoon meeting, and was to proceed during tlw afternoon, lasting probably until 6 or 7 o'clock before a \jM.e could be reached. The second session was expected to bring forth .... important speech against the treaty by Charles Burgess, ' the minister of defense, while Arthur Griffith, was to close the debate with a. general summing up and an appeal foi approval of the pact. SEEK SLAYER New York Detectives Believe Negro Who Killed Two Po licemen is in N. J. NHW YORK, Jan 7.—Detectives searching for Luther Body, the ne gro alleged to have slain two mem bers of the New York police force Thursday night, crossed over into New Jersey today in their quest. Leading the sleuths was John Body, brother of the man for whom vir tually ever member of the depart ment has been looking for more than twenty-five hours He asserted he would arrest his brother on sight if officers of the law were not within call. •Get Body." was the order that went i’Ui t i the uniformed and plain clothes men. It was known that the fugitive had relatives in Montclair and Bellvilie and it was reported late last flight that he had been seen in Montclair. There were skeptical policemen who scouted the idea that the negro had broken through the cordon established about the "black belt ’ in Harlam, where the double killing occurred, ar.d they were maintaining a careful watch for him there. Body, tfce policemen knew, wns well armed and they expected he would fight to the death in the event he was discovered. IGNORE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE TUBERCULAR FUNO Why the Board of Freeholders in sisted upon sending children to Bonnie Burns sanitarium in Union county at an expense of $17 a week each, when it was possible to enter the children in the sanitarium at Farmingdale, Monmouth county, at an expense of only $1.25 a day or 58.75 per week each, was one of the matters that puzzled the directors of the Middlesex County Anti-Tuber culosis League at their regular monthly meeting in she public li brary. this city, yesterday afternoon. It seems that application was made recently to the freeholders to send two children to Farmingdale where there is a children's sanita rium and which had been investi gated and found perfectly satisfac tory. The charge there bein only 41.35 a day and it was felt that tile county could save some money. For some unexplained reason the com mitment of these children t o * Farm - ingdale win delayed and finally when the officials at Bonnie Burns nc titled the freeholders that there was room there for two children, the children were sent there al though the cost was $17 a week for each one. The directors of the league^heard tie. report of the Christmas seal campaign yesterday showing that tin re was now in the bank as a re sult of the campaign $8,187, which is more than was received all last year, although there are many re ports yet to be received from dn t'erent parts of the county. Progress toward securing a tc berculosis sanitarium for Middle .ex county was favorably comment i d upon and the league will use every effort to push the project. 1’. A. Htiwe. for Alabastine. TO LOAN—Wo have J'.OOO. $2,300. $2,000, $1,500 to Invest In mortgages on I’eilli Amtapy property. Margaret ten »* Label, Inc.. Raritan Building. Tel. 550. !i*20— l-4-tf* SELLING OUT I am compelled to sell out my entir stock of oils, grease - etc. And will con finue to offer exceptionally low \ cos un til tho stock is sold. SrKCIAI. OFF I', R Gasoline; gallon . 25c Kerosene; gallon .... 15e M'lit I \L I’KMTN ON \Ui KINDS OF - MOTOR OH. A. SANDLER, 0:i Ji Terson Street XM.. lllUt .1 I DUBLIN, Jan. 7.—(By the Asso ciated Tress)—With a vote on the Irish treatv promised for today, the Dail Kireann reassembled today in an atr losphere of high tension. Speaker MacNeill’s ruling yesterday, refusing to let the House be diverted from the urgent business in hand, assured, it was believed, a clear cut vote on the peace pact, Damon be Valera’s resignation as chief executive stood postponed un- . til the division was taken, which was expacted to be some time in the aft ernoon. It is the concensus of opin ion here that Jlr. de Valera’s drama- ■■ tic speech tendering his resignation ' lias left the situation regarding the vote cn the treaty, unchanged, but it undoubtedly has widened the cleavoga between the opposing fac tions. When the Dail resumed Us ses sion at 11:30 o’clock Speaker Mae Nelll, who has strongly supported tlie treaty, gave notice of a mution in his own name, reading as fol lows: ’’That the Dail Kireann affirma that Ireland is a sovereign "“Mtfc1 tteriving Us sovereignty from all re spects from the will of the people in Ireland; that all the international relations of Ireland are governed on the part of Ireland by that sovereign status and all facilities and accom modations afforded by Ireland to an other state or country, are subject ' to the right of the Irish government to take care that the liberty and ' well being of the people of Ireland are not endangered.” The object of this motion was to j assert the principle that ratification , of the treaty was in accordance (j with independence. Harry Boland, just back from the United States, asked for a vote of thanks for “the a magnificent support America has given us.” .. INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK IS PROMISING FOR NEW. JERSEY , WASHINGTON. Jan. 7:—The J general industrial outlook for New i Jersey is promising and the consen- | sus of reports to the U. S. Labor Department show a distinct gradual improvement. While the employment situation throughout the state showed no ac* ; tual Improvement during December and, in fact there was a reduction in ■ the number employed, the report* from the industrial centers were more encouraging and optimistic M ; to tho improvement that is expected, to commence within thirty days and j continue on into spring, tho report of the United States Employment Service for December issued today shows. A general revival of building has been the greatest factor In helping the employment situation. Tho building boom seems general throughout New Jeisey, New York and Pennsylvania. Fabricating plants are active due to several large 1.nil ling projects. The encouraging feature of the reporc is the slight but continuous increase in employment in the basic or non-seasonal indus tries, like * extile, iron and steel and other metals, lumber, leather and paper. Policewoman on Duty. Policewoman Jensina Olesen re* ported for duty at headquarters this morning after being confined to he* homo for two days by illness. Banquet Is Postponed. The annual banquet of the Cham* 1 or of Commerce scheduled to b€ li< M at the NVw Packer House oil .: i miai v H». has been postponed UA- * (it SO I, I future date, which will be ■ « i i. d on by the committee. ; S|»ccial Policeman Killed JMIi.^EY CITY, Jay. 7.—GeovgMM C , jh r. *.i* Passaic a special police man for the Erie Ttailroad, was kxlI . <1 today when, he was knocked from the 1 op a moving freight train in the Eri" tunnel. Hjft was struck by the mo- o fthe tiwnol. j C ARD OF TIIAN'ks/ Tl.-" umb i dmied wish to thank fHvmln mid neighbor**. also Dr. Lund anil l'n* dertaker Carretsnn for their services . nd -, Rev. Dr. Ganss for hta comforting v-c.-dj, ’ in our recent bereavement of Old Mother and Wife. Minna Jost. Gl’STAV JOST AND CHILDREN. 9951-—1-7-lt • Compare price anil value with otlu priced cars. Chevrolet 490. Je/ii>. .wa Motors. Inc. 9953—1-7-U* p. A. Hdwe. for Heart-Star Wafbo Ir ns —. — |j IN CREAMY RICHNESS BLUE RIBBON BUTTER IS IN A CLASS BY ’ ITSELF, VOLK GROCER KNOWS k: True Bills Are Found for Va rious County Offenses Returned to Daly GRAND JURY IS BUSY Local Man Will be Put on Trial Jan. 18--Tested for Sanity NEW BRUNSWICK. Jan. 7:— One murder indictment and twelve other indictments for various crim inal offenses were returned to Judge Daly in the county court late yester day afternoon by the' grand jur>. The indictment for murder was against Alex Szeler. of 334 St*ckton street, Perth Amboy, who on New Year’s day confessed to the police of that city that he had killed his wife. The rest of the indictments were all of a miscellaneous charac ter and will be tried before Judge Daly in the county courts. The grand jury session was a busy 1 one, lasting from 10 o’clock yester " ' day morning until 5 o’clock in the ’ afternoon. Immediately following its returns to Judge Daly the jury took a recess until January 20. Anticipating that a murder indict ment would be returned against Szeler, Prosecutor Joseph E. Striek er had gone ahead with preparations for the trial and by arrangement with Judge James J. Bergen, of the supreme court, the man will be tried nn .Tannnrv 18. Three prisoners who had *een held In tho county jail to await the action of the grand jury were haled before Judge Daly yesterday after noon for the purpose of entering pleas to the indictments against them. John Chesmar, o£ Perth Am boy, indicted for breaking, entering and larceny at the saloon of James Gerity at Smith street and Watson avenue, on November 20, pleaded not guilty. He was held under bail Of $500 anil Jaso Lowenkopf assigned as his counsel. John Suez! of Plainsboro pleaded sot guilty to an indictment charging Him witli assault and battery upon 'ieorge Bobko and threatening him ,-yith a revolver. Bail was fixed at 1500. Franklin M. Ritchie was as signed ns attorney for the prisoner. To an Indictment alleging atro cious assault and battery on his wife. Jofina, Jo&eph Zulcewicz, of South River, entered a plea of guilty and was remanded to the county jail to await an investigation into his case by Probation Officer Charles MacWiiliam. . Coolidge Coming to Middlesex NEW BRUNSWICK, Jan. 7.— Vice President Calvin Coolidge will speak at the luncheon of the eighth annual Inter-scholastic debating conference being held here by the Philoclean Literary Society of Rut gers College and the State Univer sity of New Jersey. The subject of his address has not been announced but will he on some timely topic. Over two hundred delegates are ex pected to attend. Weather Predictions WASHINGTON. Jan. 7.—Weather predictions for next week for the Middle Atlantic States: Unsettled with rain or snow at the beginning and again Friday or Saturday. Oth erwise fair and normal temperature. CARD OF THANKS The undersigned desire to thank rela tives and friftnds for their kindness and floral tributes In their recent bereavement especially do their wish to thank Under taker Hillpot Rev. T. J. McClement and Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Markano. Signed, MRS. R. A. VAN PELT AND FAMILY. 9926—1-7-lt* P. A. Hdwe. for Knife Sharpeners. WHAT DAY OF THE MONTH WILL TWO WEEKS FROM NEXT WEDNESDAY BE? You don’t know! And it may be * necessary to know. How can you find out? You can laboriously countup [ on your fingers, with a good chance a of making a mistake. Or else you can have a calendar hanging on the wall, and see at a glance. Which Is the better way? Any reader can secure a -copy of the Nevy Calendar free, which is decorated by a. Leyendecker picture in colors, by sending in his n^mo to our Washington Information Bureau, accompanied by two centB in stamps for return postage. Write name and address clearly. t sys ......_... i Frederic J. Haskln, Director. The Per.h Amboy Evening New» Information Bureau. Washington D. C. I enclose herewith two cents in slumps for return postage on a fre • opy of the Calendar for 1922 as of fered by Perth Amboy Evening News Name ... | Street .... City *... ► State ... 1 •" r" -i INQUEST INTO GIRL’S DEATH; DOCTOR HELD WITHOUT BAIL ATLANTIC CITY, Jan. 7—County Physician L. It. Souder announced that an inquest would be held into the death of Irene Michaelson, of Philadelphia, who succumbed to nn\ attack of peritonitis in the City Hospital early today after an alleged operation at the sanatorium of Dr. W. H. Bricker, Jr. Police said that a new charge for which no bail could be acceptahlo would be pre ferred against Bricker. The girl created a sensation here Thursday by leaping from the sec ond story window of the Bricker Sanatorium in the heart of the most exclusive residential section. I I Commission Government Pe titions Reported in Circu « lation Here Although Senator Morgan F. Larson, leader of the Republicans in this city, this morning denied that the organization is planning to launch a commission government campaign at once, it has been learn ed that certain Republicans are con templating the circulation qf peti tions asking for an election on the subject. Senator Larson when ques tioned as to what he knew about the move said he knew absolutely nothing of any such action and was certain that the city organization is not behind the move. "It is possi hie " bn “thnt snmii fUsnnnnint ed office seekers and office holders are starting such a move but the organization i« not taking a hand in It.” Reports were prevalent about the city this week that at least one peti tion, favoring a commission govern ment election, was in circulation and that 200 names had been placed up on it. No one could be found, how ever, who had actually seen the petition. One of the men, a Repub lican, whose name has been con nected with the new move, when questioned this morning said that no petition had been circulated as yet but plans were being made "by certain members of both parties” to start agitation at once for commis sion government. If another attempt is made to secure a commission form of gov ernment in Perth Amboy it will be the third try within five years. The first election was held on October 16, 1917. At this time the move was defeated by 183 votes, 1480 op posing the measure while 1207 voted in favor of it. In the .early part of 1920 agLtation for a change In the manner of city government was again started and the election was held August 17, 1920. At this time the measure was defeated even worse than at the first election, there being a 398 vote majority for those opposing any change in gov ernment. The total vote on the question in 1920 was forty-one less than 1917 which showed that less interest was taken then than at the first election. The vote was 1567 igainst the commission form of gov ernment and 1169 in favor of it. The law does not permit of the holding of a commission government election during the first term of a mayor’s term. If the election is not held this year, the second of Mayor Wilson’s term, it will be impossible to again hold an election until 1924. Arrest Alleged Burglars NEW YORK, Jan. 7—State Is land detectives planted in a store in West New Brightofi last night caught two burglars red handed early this morning. In attempting to get away one was shot in the leg and the other got a bullet so close to him that it passed through his hat. The store was entered the right before and the matter report ed to the police yesterday. Captain Ernest Van Wagner with Detective Coro'ao nta Aplrrirmon nnr* Tnlf VlPn thinking that they would return to complete the job lay in wait in the store. About 2 o’clock this morn ing they were rewarded when two r.ien forced their way into the store. When surprised at work the two showed fight and the detectives opened fire. Baby Suffocated to Death NEWARK, Jan. 7:—Mrs. Henry Khrasewitz, of Irvington, wrapped her four months’ old baby daughter Dorothy In a blanket last night af ter having given her a bath. This morning the baby was found dead, evidently from suffocation, accord ing to a doctor who was summoned. Our Chevrolet Customers are satisfied owners. Ask them. Chevrolet 490. Jef ferson Motors, Inc. 9953—1-7-lt* Heat your house with Steam. Hot Wa er or Plpclvss furnace on monthly pay nents. F. J. Larkin. 267 McClellan St. ■hone 665-R. M. W. S. tf* P. A. Ifdwe. for Household Saws. THE NAME THAT IDENTIFIES SUCCESSFUL PII’jELESS . HEATING SATISFACTION OR YOUR MONEY BACK A ELLY & Me ALIN DEN COMPANY 71 Smith Street. Specialists In Circulated Heat LEGION 7 O PROBE I OUSTING OF HUNT Claim Former Service Man Can Not be Fired by Dem ocrats BUSY MEETING HELD Appointment of New Police men Also Taken Up--Will Investigate More evidence that the Perth Am boy Post 4 5. American Legion is lighting for the interest of the de serving ex-service men was mani fested last nigh* at a regular meet ing in the Y. M. C. A. when a long and stormy session held forth r» suliing in the appointment of a com mittee to investigate certain condi tions. ‘ One of the matters upper most in the minds of the men was the removal of John Hunt from his position at City Hr.tl as clerk in the Board of Tax Assessors, and the action although taken at a meeting of the Board of Aldermen will not go unchallenged. A committee which will go into the matter thor ougnly wh, report and definite ac tion will be taken by the post. The facts of the case showed that Hunt held the position before his service in the army, was re-instated upjn his honorable discharge and at the last meeting of the aldermanlc board was dismissed without chares of any nature being made against him. It was claimed that a serious in justice has been done Hunt and af ter the clearing up of one technical ity embodied in the law, definite ac tion can be taken. It was also stated upon legal advice that if the term of office of the clerk is not fixed for a definite period, the discharge is illegal. As far as can now be learn ed, the period of incumbency is not limited and according to the resolu tion passed February 5, 1917, where in Hunt was given the position, no length of time was specified. According to Chapter 124 or tne Laws of 1919, regarding .soldiers,, sailors and marines honorary dis charged from the United States serv ice, no one in this class can be put out of an appointive position- for political reasons unless the term of office is previously fixed by law, or charges brought against him. A resolution was introduced last night protesting the action and af ter investigation by a committee the matter will be followed up. Some discussion was held in re gard to the recent police appoint ments and an investigation will also be made in this matter. The relief work of the post was also talked of last night and the favorable action which has been re cicved in one particular case was deemed worthy of mention. A pa tient in the P'ox Hills hospital, who was stationed in a tubercular ward which harbored advanced cases ask ed the assistance of the local post, both in obtaining compensation and a transfer to a western hospital. The patient had been in touch with his congressmen, had communicated with Washington personally and through the Red Cross as well <is other agencies, allied the assistance of his family and worked through other mediums but, after being at Fox Hills more than six months had received not one favorable com munication in regard to his cas?. The local post through Commander Thompson, taking up the matter about a month ago has procured for the patient not only his transfer to Fort Baird, New Mexico, but traveling expenses and compensa tion for some months back is as sured. According to a resolution passed last night, the term of office of the present incumbents will end March 1. The following officers will be elected at that time to remain in charge until January 1, 1923 follow ing which time the elections will take place annually at the end of the year, the term of office being twelve months. The resolution ousting Hunt was opposed by the two Republican members of the board when the measure was brought up for a vote last Tuesday night and it is expected Mayor Wilson will veto it. It will then be necessary for the aldermen to pass the resolution over the may or’s veto. As the aldermen do not meet until January 16, Hunt will continue in office until then. Carpenter work and jobbing promptly ittended to. Oeo H. Thompson. 87 Lewis St. Phone 1409-W. 5475—tt-25-Wml. Sat. tf* DANCING Every Saturday evening at the New Pucker House, Perth Amboy, N. J., from 8 to 12 1*. M. No cover charge. 99.I1 —1-7-11* TEACHERS IN PETITION WANT HULSE TO STAY Just how keenly the resignation i of Principal Henry S. Hulse, Jr., is felt was manifested yesterday by the teachers of the Gram mar school who gathered unknown to Mr. Hulse to devise some means of retaining him at the head of the institution. Many of the forty teachers ignorant of the knowledge of Mr. Hulse’s move, were thoroughly taken aback when the purpose of the meeting was explained and tears shed free ly. An air of depression at first, with determination when the session closed, lent evidence that the group felt that something big was at stake. Several resolutions were passed'at this meeting which,, if it depends upon the three dozen odd teachers who co-operated with him, will re tain Mr. Hulse in his present posi tion. The Grammar school teachers have gone on record as being thor oughly opposed to Mr. Hulse’s de parture and a movement has been started to take the matter up with the Board of Education which, it Is felt, can adjust matters in the way of an increased salary. The group was astonished to think that the Board of Education would accept this resignation, knowing in what esteem Mr. Hulse was held both in that body and throughout the cominm.ity. The sentiment was expressed that if Mr. Hulse is good enough for Newark he is good enough for Perth Amboy. It is also the opinion of the teachers that Mr. Hulse is directly responsible for bringing the grammar school to compare favorably with any in the state. Mr. Hulse's department, it was stated wou d mean a serious educa tional, civic and social loss to Perth , Amboy foLowing which numerous j instances were given of the Prinei- ‘ pal's activities hero within the past fifteen years. In order to bring about the reten tion of Mr Hulse letters went out yesterday to Mayor Wilson, the Board of A ldennen. the Board of j Education, the Chamber of Com- j merce, the Ked Cross of America, the Boy Scouts of America, the Women’s Club, the Girls’ Cub and several other organizations inviting their assistance in serving on various com mittees to bring about a favorable acti jn. A special meeting of the Grade Teachers Association as well as the Perth Amboy Teachers Association has been asked for, to be held Mon day afternoon in the High School auditorium. Yesterday afternoon, while the attitude of his teachers was as yet entirely unknown to Mr. Hulse, a short meeting was called by the principal at which he spoke to them briefly, thanking them for their co operation throughout the years and attributing the* success of the Gram mar School to their efforts. Mr. Hulse also mentioned the occasion when ho had resigned some ten years ago, but because of the pub lic. sentiment was forced to recon sider, and begged that the teachers allow him to go this time with as little public demonstration as pos sible. Mr. Hulse, however, does not realize how colossal the sentiment, especially among his teachers, is, nor, at the time did he know that a movement lyas already afoot to, as one of the teachers expressed it. “keep the good things we have in JPerth Amboy right here.’’ TO TAKE DEPOSITIONS ON PROPERTY DAMAGE ELIZABETH, Jan. 7.—Justice James J. Bergen this morning grant ed Joseph E. Strieker’s motion t6 take depositions as to the damage that. John Seaman might sustain if the Lehigh Valley Railroad Com pany is permitted to lay a siding along High street, Perth Amboy in the vicinity of his property. Thd depositions will be obtained from real estate dealers and author ities on roai estate values, and same must be turned over to Justice Ber gen at Somerville before January 16. The court also requested that briefs be submitted by the city of Perth Amboy and attorney for the prose cutor a: th sam- time the above in formation is given. Former Senator Thomas Brown assisted Leo Goldberger, city attor ney for Pe^tli Amhuy, and these at torneys opposed the. granting of any motion to take deposition. They con tended that such ac tion would open up questions which would not be determined by rea1 estate dealers, claiming that there is a difference between a man who owns his own property and a man who simply •jolds some property for investment. Attorney Brown declared that there would be room for an eight foot sidewalk after the siding is placed and he youkl not see how unreasonable damage could be caus ed. Justice Bergen at. this point de clared that this i: the reason why he granted the motion to take deposi tions to see whether the damage would bo reasonable or unreason able. HIT NEXT FAR EASTERN MOVE' Balfour and Hughes Are Ex pected to Meet Chinese Delegation . _ WASHINGTON. Jan. 7.—(By the Associated Press)—Arthur J. Bal four am. Secretary Hughes, it \vus stated today by a British spokesman probably will await a joint request from the Japanese and Chinese dele gates to the arms conference, to me diate the Shantung dispute before stepping into the breech caused yes terday when the conversations be tween the two groups came to an end after failing to agree on terms of payment for the Kjao-Chow-Tsinan fu railway Messrs. Hughes and Balfour, the spokesm. n said however, likely would agree to meet the Chinese delegation in response to its request made late yesterday. They thus would receive the Chinese report on the situation. The British vietv is that the situa tion is so delicate that it would be difficult for the British and Ameri can delegation heads to intervene at the instance of the Chinese with out the Japanese joining in the re quest. GERM STILL Reported Seeking Office of Governor or Congressman -He Makes IMo Comment MATA WANT Jan. 7:—United States District Attorney Elmer if. Geran’s resignation, which has been tendered at the request of Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty, will take effect February 15 and already rumors are beginning to connect his name with the office of congressman or governor. Mr. Geran will resume the gener al practice of law at Asbury Park, where he recently opened an office, after his term as district attorney expires and he has refused for the present to make any comment upon his plans for the future. Reports have it, however, that in* is consid ering either opposing Congressman! T. Frank Appleby, of Asbur.. Park, i who will seek reelection, or entering the gubernatorial race next fall. CARD OF m INKS The undersigned desire to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbors for sympathy extended to them and floral pieces sent in tlieir recent be reavement in the q.-ath »f the r telcv 1 husband and father, Hans Gregerson, also wish to thank Pastor Robert St blotter and Undertaker Perl Gatretson for satis factory services rendered. MRS. HANS G REGERS UN AND FAMILY 9934— 1-7-lt* For Shovels. Palls nnd Factory Supplies. Kelly & McAliuden Co. 9939—1-7-lt* NOT We wish to thank the Chief, partment, together with the polie and efficient manner in which th of the stock, at. the tire that oceiiri day, January 4th, 1922, and we a Mayor, Mr. Wm. C. Wilson, and Murthagh, for the fire proof, hi nt the time of the erection of the State St. Signed January oth, 1922. / Investigation by Government Agents Show Fair Prices Charged Here LOWER THAN ELSEWHERE No Cut, However, in Price of Coal-Reductions in Other Cities NJiWAHK, Jan. <V—Perth Amboy looms up as a city of low food prices, according to figures submitted to William B. Burpo, chief of the New Jersey district. Although the mer chants there pay higher wholesale prices, the retail quotations, accord ing to the government's investigation into prevailing high prices, are gen erally lower tha . other sections, where the investigators have visited. The coat of living is higher in Newark than in other parts of the state. The probers learned that coal prices were similar In most parts of the state, varying only about twen v-five to flftv cents a ton. The fig ures submitted to Chief Burpo will • forwarded to Attorney-General Daughe u. \u Cut In Coal Prices Although coal dealers in some of the larger cities of the state have decreased the price of coni.from ten to twenty-five cents per ton, due m the removal on January 1 of the three per cent government transpor tation tax, the dealers of this city have announced that no reduction will take plase in the price of coil here as the result of the removal of transportation tax. However, recording to figures submitted from a-i investigation of the government, this city is listed as a city of low food prices, the retail prices are low er than in any other sections. Tlie larger coal dealers of the city report that the transportation tax amounts to but live or six cents on a ton of coal and that this slight reduction would not affect the price of coal here. Even in view of the fact that the dealers here will not reduce the prico of ooal even In view of the removal of the transportation tax, the coal prices in Terth Amboy are’ now considerably less than those charged in some of the larger cities where the lax has been allow ed. The prices here at the present time are: Egg. stove and chestnut coal, $13 per ton; pea coal, $11 per ton. AT WHITE HOUSE Legislative and Government al Affairs Will be Discussed With President Tonight WASHINGTON, Jan. 7—Presi dent Harding today invited a num ber of Republican leaders in con gress and several others prominent in the conduct of affairs to a dinner tunight at the White House at which it is understood ttie legislative sit uation and governmental affairs gen erally will be discussed. Those invited included five mem bers ot tlie senate, seven of tiie House, Secretary Weeks, Attorney General Daugherty and John T Adams, chairman of the Republican national committee. The tariff proposed modification to allow flexible duties, as suggest ed by President Harding and tlie soldier bonus, would be topics for consideration it was said, along yith the policy of tlie administra tion in respect to internal affairs. Virtually all of the members of congress invited occupy places <>r importance in committee organisa tion of the senate and House. Husband Knows Where She Is MHTIJLHKN'. .Ian. 7.—Mrs. Hr,eve Benny of Metuchen. in a communi cation to the News declares that she* is in Metuchen and that her husband knows where she is. This i< in de nial of a report recently published whicn set forth that her husband had enlisted Lite aid of the Metu -hen po!i?e in an effort tv> locate her. Mrs. Benny declares that her husband admitted to the cnief oi police that he had driven her into the street at night, and that ho had threatened to kill her. For Foal. CJaa and Combination Run Kelly A- Me A linden Co. 9939—1-7-1’ * For I’ainta and Varnishes Kelly Me A Umlen Co. 99;::* -1-7-11• ICE. and the Perth Amboy Eire Do ■men of the eity, for the splendid ■y saved the buildings, and most ■ed at 315B State St., on Wedncs so want to thank our Honorable She Building Inspector, Mr. Wm. iek walls that they built for us small store between 313 and 317 JACOB Ph. GOLDSMITH. i