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Senator McCumber Author ized to Present Measure to the President WAKHIXOTOX. May 4Chair man Met.’umber, of the senate fi nance committee, was authorised formally today by the majority of that committee to present the .*o. dler bonus bill with the bank loan plan to President Hardin*. Senator Smoot. lie publican, t'tah. however, informed th«* committee men that he also would lay before tha President his bonus plan which contemplates a twenty-year life en dowment insurance policy. FIFTEEN FAMILIES MADE HOMELESS AT KEASBEY (Continued from page one) In the course of the Are an ex plosion occurred in one of the burn ing buildings. Shingles and glass fragments were flung for several hundred feet around and the crash of the detonation added to the con fusion and tumult. The source of ths shock has not been definitely de termined except that it is known that it did not take place in the building where the Are started. Causes given for the explosion ranged from * still to a box of shells. Some of the families turned out by the flames were taken In by neighbors and friends, but others , had no place to go. These people people spent the entire right hud dled over their few rescued belong ings, drenched by the rain. Many pitiful scenes were witnessed by the thousands of spectators who flocked tc the fire In automobiles, by trolley and on foot. In one case a family tbnt had only last week made the Anal payment on a home lost the house and all It contained. In other instances children became separated from their parents and frantic moth ?ra dodged back and forth among the bystanders trying to -ocate their offspring. Families of foreigners oc cupied some of the houses and many of these people became terrified. Wagons and trucks were used In emptying houses nearby when it was feared that the flames would de itroy the whole section. Spectators .od residents united in working to remove furniture from homes with n a two block radius. Efforts were made to reach the Red Cross chapter here last night, but the fire cut the telephone cables and all communication by that means was cut off. Early this morn ing. however, the emergency workers n-ere on hand preparing f> assist the stricken families An appeal for furniture and clothing lias been made and temporary quarters have been provided. Persons desiring to donate money for relief purposes may make their contributions through the local chapter of the Red Jroes. Miss Anna II- Borden, exec utive secretary, is in charge, assisted . Jay.Mrs. Isabel Gould. Repair gangs from the telephone ompany and Public Service Corpur itlon were on the ground after day light repairing damage to their sys tem of wires. Thirteen years ago a conflagration on the same spot wiped out seven residences. At that lime also it be came necessary to summon outside issistance in extinguishing the The glare of last night's fire was visible for miles around. It was thought by many persons that the James were in this city and the fact :hat no alarm was sounded for some :ime caused much speculation. Automobiles Hocked to the blaze by the score and were lined up along the heights on both sides of the road. Police from this city aided the Woodbridge force in coping with he throng. At the local police station Desk lieutenant Andrew Jensen was noti fied by Alderman McGuire to send he Eagle Company to Keaabey. Alderman John J. Clark head of the fire committee also acted to send men and equipment. Chief Hooper ind Jay B. Franko went to Keaabey «oon after. An alarm was turned in from the station, sounding at box 52. MOTOR VEHICLE FEES FOR I APRIL TOTALLED $486,094 TRENTOX. May 4:— Motor Ve- I hide Commissioner William I- Dili today reported to State Treasurer William T. Read that the fees re reived by his department for April Juat past were sreater by a quarter of a million dollars than those of same month last year. The total amount collected last month was $496.994.31 and the receipts fur April, 1921. were $239,641.75. The state treasury wa* today en riched by a check from Mr. l*ill for $475,239.39. representing April 1922 receipts minus certain deductions for agents fees and tines due to counties. During the last month the state received from passenger ve hicle registrations $211,544: com mercial vehicles registrations. *121. •I*#; drivers licenses. $93,459: tines. *15.173; transfers, (14.171; drivers permits. *8,(61. Beveridge Increases Lead INDIANAPOLIS. May 4 (By The Associated Pres*):—Additional pre cincts received here early today from Tuesday’s primary In the sen atorial race only served to Increase ihe lead of A. J. Beveridge, formtr senator, over Harry 8. New. incum bent. For the last twenty-four hour* Mr. Beveridge has been making slow but sure gains and with 3.215 out of 3.382 precincts in the state tabulated, he has reached the. high est majority that he had at any time 18.980. Gels 9*00.00 Damages NEW YORK. May 4.—William A. Rafter, sporting editor of the Brook lyn Standard Union, was awarded 3200.000 by a supreiry- court jury to day in a breach of contract suit against the Fox Publishing Com pany. publishers of the Police G« sette. He sued for *600,000, alleging the Fox Company violated a con tract calling for a life Job as sport ing editor for that paper. If YOU have some special want to be satisfied — call the IG NEWS and aak for -v-f^-frsidTT ail* -.a siiai.. 't IN THE SOCIAL WORLD W. C. T. U. INSTITUTE TO BE HELD FRIDAY I.ocal delegates will meet at the corner of Smith and State street, to I morrow morning at 9 o'clock to at l tend the Spring Institute of the Mid dlesex County Woman's Christian Temperance Cniofl. which convenes In the Baptist church in South River, tomorrow. Mrs. William K. Perrine m ill preside at the morning session. The program for the day follows: Morning Soskm Devotions.• Committee*: Courtesy. Mrs. Wilbur Rose. Mrs. D Karr. Mrs. Thomas Wilbur. Mrs. J. Simmons. Mrs. Esther Service. Periodicals. .Mis. Ralph Powell. Resolutions. Mrs. H. J. Butcher and Mrs. William Walters. Greeting for churches. Rev. Wil liam Kern. Greeting for local union. Mrs. Wil liam Morgan. Response. 'Mrs. Krcd Sorter. Report of Executive. Mrs. Tapp. n. Statement of treasurer. Mrs. Bowne. Music. Offering. Address. Mrs. Eva X. Taylor, state superintendent of health. Song. “Some Glad Day.” Noon-tide prayer. Miss Mathilda Petty. Luncheon will be served. Afternoon Srssion 2 o'clock Bible reading. Rev. L. C. Hofer. Solo. Mrs. J. M. Crabiel. “Women in Industry.” Mrs. W. P. Chase. Music. “Enlarge the Circle of Service, Miss Ida Lillian Page. offering. “America’s Great Need—a Cam jaign for Law and Order.” Rev. Wil liam Parsons. Violin solo. Joseph Monush. Reading minutes of morning and report of executive. Reports of committees. Singing. “America.” Supper will be served at 6 o’clock. Evening session 7:45 o'clock High School Orchestra. Devotions. I'.ev. rranwiiu nuin Vocal solo. Miss Ocho Silver Medal Contest. Recitation No. 1. Recitation No. 3. Flute selection. Fred Crutter. Recitation No. 3. Recitation No. 4. Violin solo. Samuel Zweibel. Recitation No. 5. Recitation No. 6. Piano solo, Fred Crutter. Recitation No. 7. Recitation No. 8. Retirement of Judges. Male Quartet. Offering. Presentation of Medal. Benediction. EASTERN STAR TO HAVE DANCE TONIGHT Elaborate preparations have been made for the dance to be held to night in Junior Hall, under the aus pices of the Order of Eastern Star. The usual elimination and moonlight dances together with many other novel features arranged by the com mittee will help provide for the eve nings fun. Excellent music has been secured for the occasion. Miss Edna Lindhardt is chairman of the affair and her committee is ar ranging for a large crowd and all those that attended the last dance are looking forward to the good time that is in store for them to night. Donations for Cafeteria Miss Dorothy Van Dusen was in charge of the noon-day luncheon at the "Y” yesterday. The following donations were received: Mrs. Koeckelt. cake; Mrs. R. C. Miller, cake; Misa Marie Robbins, two cakes; Mrs. Thomas Foster, cake: Mrs. William Claris and Miss Mary Meade, fudge. Miss Ethel David will have charge next week. Given Surprise Party A surprise party was given by Miss Anna Delman in honor of Miss Freda Bolinsky, at her home In Cortlandt street. Games and da eing were enjoyed. Frank Delman gave a vo cal solo. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Among those present were Misses Madeline Bolinsky. Freda Bolinsky. Anna Katcak. Mildred Bolinsky, Marie Delmar and Anna Delman. Messrs. Mickey Valation. Walter Tusick, Ale Snyder, Walter Smith, Mi.vair Punohiski. J oseoh Belko. James Carson. Brunno Perknsky. of this city. Miss Setta Brasky and .Miss Marguerite Gergley. of Newark, Theodore Donald. John Gordon, Mrs. Delnian. Mrs. Bolinsky, Mrs. Banka and Mr. Del man. Rummage Sale On The Perth Amboy Chapter of lla dassah are holding a rummage sale at the corner of Oak and Smith streets, all this week. Plan Fond Sale The Rector's Guild of St. Peter s Episcopal church will hold a fool sale in the Parish House Saturday, May 6. from 2 to 5 P. M. Many Attend Dance \bout 200 people attended the dance given by Liberty Council No. 14. Sons and Daughters of Liberty, in Junior hall Tuesday night. Music for the occasion was furnished by Sam Tonghini's Sterling Si*. Much credit is due Herbert ICishner. chair man, and his committee for the success of this affair. Plan for Festival Three new members were voted in at the regular monthly meeting of the Standard Bearers of Simpson M. L. church, held at the home of Miss Hester Hawkins. Tuesday night, plans wet; made for a strawberry festival to take place some time ir. June. At the close of the business session a social time followed. Re freshments were served. Social Flub Meet* T’-.o ooibr weekIv meeting of the Girls' Social Club was held in the'r rlubrooms in Commerce street Tuesday night. Piano selection were given by the Misses I1 lorencc Buchan. Mary Mullen. Mildred Bird. Eileen Mullen, Louisa Beatty. Kuth Matton, Eleanor Desmond and Frances Royle. Dordthy Buchan gave several recitations. Refresh ments were served by the committee In charge. Benefit Play Tonight “Et Enfolding Pigebarn” will be presented in Washington Hall to night under the auspices of the Young People's Society of St Steph en's Danish Lutheran church. The proceeds will help defray the heavy expenses of the club. Tickets have been selling fast and may be pro cured from any member of the so ciety or at the door. The cast in cludes Clara Anderson, Gudrun Zimmerman. Marie Anderson, Mar garet Peterson. E. Hansen and Hans Rasmussen, _. -- HOSAnY SUlsItI T CARD PARTY TONIGHT Tonight the Rosary Society will hold their card party in the Knights of Columbus assembly room in High street, as the committee is arranging for an unusually large attendance. Tables will be arranged for bridge, five hundred, pinochle, euchre and the peanut jab. Fifty beautiful prises will be awarded. Refresh ments will be served. Mrs. Peter Van Syekle. Sr., is chairman of the affair and her committee follows: Mrs. Frank Burns, Mrs. John Bcattj. Mrs. William Clapsadell. Mrs. Jeremiah Desmond. Mrs. Thomas Dwyer. Mrs. Joseph Hartung. Mrs. John Kennedy. Mrs. John Lawless. Miss Margaret Martin, Miss Bess'e Mullen, Mrs. Joseph McLaughlin. Mrs. Reddy. Mrs. Hugh Reilly. Mrs. Thomas Ramsey. Mrs. Louise Senior Mrs. Patrick White. Mrs. Charles Sieber. Mrs. Frank Rhodes. Mrs. John Winands. Mrs. Thomas Patten. Mrs. James Quirk. Mrs. Hugh Cun ningham. Mrs. Bracken. Mrs. John j. Quinn, Mrs. John Delaney and Miss Blanche Van Syckle. , ^TO NIGHT Y. M. H. A. HALL From all indications the dance to he held iu the Ai. Ai. A. hall to night under the direction of the l. M. H. A. Athletic Committee, will he orfte of the moat successful al fairs of its kind ever held in this Ltty. Nat Kessler's Novelty J?ive, now playing at Healy's Golden Glades in New York City, have ar ranged a delightful musical program lur me .— . . night will be a most original one and the decorations will play no little part in its assured success. Green and white will figure in the color scheme, while the form of decorations is withheld as a surprise until the dance opens tonight. There will be elimination dances, moon light waltzes and other novel fea tures during the evening, Including a high class entertainment, secured through the courtesy of lteder Brothers. Leo S. Lowenkopf, chair man of the a flair, urges that all members of the Y. M. H. A. and Y. tv, ll. A. turn out for this afTair, us it will mark the last big func tion 10 be held in the present head quarters. Tickets may still be procured from any member of the Y. M. H. A. Athletic Committee, consisting of Milton Berlfeln, Bouis Daltz. Arthur Weiss, and Joseph JJambach. TO GIVE MUSICALE TO AID CRIPPLED CHILD The Jolly Eight Bridge Club will Vive a musical • In the high school tudltoriuni, Tuesday. May S», for the leneiit of a crippled child. Tickets tave been out for some time and nay be procured from any member if the committee, consisting of Mrs. lenry K. Golenbock, Mrs. Vi. Salter, Mrs. Sol Schloss, Mrs. Philip Borak tnd Mrs. f. Seigel. The Brahm’s Quartet, consisting >t Mrs. Lester M. White, first violin; Jharles W. Barnekov, second violin; Stephen Somogyi. vlolincello, and Kenneth C. Martin, viola, will play leveral selections. Miss Hebecca Davidson, of New York, who made a hit when she appeared before the Woman's Club several weeks ago, will play a number of piano selec tions. Mrs. Reginald B. Crowell and Stanley C. Potter, both members of the Mendelssohn Quartet, will give i vocal solo. Miss Dorothy flail, a ;raceful little dancer, will give an (esthetic dance. GIRLS TO REHEARSE FOR Y. M. C. A. CIRCUS There will be a dress rehearsal of ill the girls Taking part in the Y. M. C. A. circus this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the Y. M. C. A. build ng. The girls who are taking part Yankee Doodle Clog—Regina Lar sen. Helen Ward, Irene McNulty, Margaret Fraser. Virginia Hoy. Marion Larsen. Dorothy Neilson. Ida Wilson, Freda Peterson. Eloise Larsen. Eleanor Mathiasen, Kather ine McLeod, Katherine Christen son and Evelyn Seeber. Tarantella— Eleanor Brogger. Claire Pfeiffer, Francis llance, Sybil McConnell, Clara Gerlufsen. Grace Foster,Erica Dettmer and Helen Brown. Tum bling and Rings—Lillian Bjork. R. Larsen, Virginia Hoy, I. Wilson. Helen Schultz, Alice Bjork, Marion Larsen. Ethel Weinblatt, Estelle Andrews. Eleanor Brogger and Frances llance. Rings—Eleanor Brogger, Lillian BJbrk and Ruth Larsen. PERSONAL Arthur Fullerton, of Park avenue, left yesterday for Houston. Texas, where he will attend the convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers. Mrs. Scott Hall, of Rahway, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Coutts, of Kearny avenue, Tuesday*. Miss Florence Sayre, of RecPor street, visited friends in Highland Park, yesterday. Mrs. Louis Tonghinl. of Broad street, was th© guest of friends in New York yesterday. A son was horn to Mr. and Mrs. Cecilius Petersen. of Compton avenue, yesterday. Mrs. John R. Haywood, of High street, and Mrs. A. Walker, of the Sewaren History Club, left today for Atlantic City, where th$y will represent the Sewaren History Club at the convention of the State Fed eration of Women’s Clubs now being held. and Mrs. Marcy Michaels, o: Market street, Mr and Mrs. M Weinstein and Da\id Kaufman, of Gordon street, motored to Atlantic City today where they will remain for a week. • Mr. and Mrs. August Standt and YfiflCi \ nrruiHr. ... leave today for Atlantic City, where they will remain for a few days. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Holger Nelson, of Prospect street, recently. Mrs. Martin Hanson, of Park ave nue, left Tuesday on the Aquitania for Denmark, where she will visit relatives for a few months. Mrs. Elmont Bedell, of Market street, has returned to her home af ter spending several days with her father In Millhall. Pa. Mississippi Flood Extends NEW ORLEANS, May 4.—Relief measures continued to grow more complex today as flood waters from the Mississippi and its tributaries spread over large sections of Louisi ana and Mississippi, extending far I from the crevices and spillways. Eleven parishes in this state al ready have felt the effect of the flood and flve Mississippi counties in the Yazoo basin, wherl 1®,000 persons are reported in neM of assistance, lare being inundate^*._^ To Be June Bride i__—l Denying reports that they have changed their minds about marry ing Max Oser. Swiss riding master, and his flajiee Miss Mathilde Mc Cormick, granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, are arranging for their wedding at Basle. Switzerland, the latter part of June. $10,000,000 ' Appropriation Bill Will Come Up in House Next Week By GEORGK If. MANNING (Washington Correspondent of the Perth Amboy Evening News) ■WASHINGTON, May 4:—The bi.l authorizing an appropriation of $10,400,000 for improving the chan nel in Staten Island sound and $2. 150.000 for establishing a 30 foo. channel in Newark bay and Hacken sack and Passaic rivers will be tak en up by the House for passage early next week. Republican Floor Leader Mondcll placed it on the program for consideration this week but unexpected delay in considering other legislation ahead of it put il ovc r to next week. These two projects are probabl> the most important and expensive waterway developments ever under taken by the federal government in New Jersey at one time and doubt less will go a great way toward en larging ihe state’s commerce. The improvement proposed for fhe New York and New Jersey chan nels consists of establishing a chan nel 30 feet deep from the main shir channel north of Sandy Hook rhrough Raritan bay via Seguin' Point and Arthur Kill to Kill von Kull. with channels north and south of Shooters Island, then through Kill von Kull to deep water in upper New York bay. This will cost $10 400.000. with $118,000 annually foi maintenance. The provision for the Staten Is land sound project is contained ir the rivers and harbors authorization bill reported to the House from the committee on March 7. The Newark bay item is in the form of an amendment to this hi’ introduced by Congressman Rad clifte of Paterson, the New Jersey member of the rivers and harbor* committee. The report of the engi neers on the Newark bay project was made to the House after the bill had been reported in. by the com mittee and will therefore go before the House as an amendment to th» bill. Funeral for Mr*. Burke The funeral service for Mrs Johanna Burke, of Brighton avenue was held from her late residence thU morning followed by a solemr r.equiem*high mass at St. Mary'i church at 10 o’clock. Rev. Johr 1-arkin was celebrant at the mass Rev. Charles Prendcrgast was dea con and Monsignor William P. Cant well was sub-deacon. Interment wai in St. Mary’s cemetery. The beat ers, four nephews and two grand sors, were Patrick. Michael. Thoma* and Daniel Dwyer, John anci Thoma4 Burke. APPLEBt ACTS Would Convert Lakehurst Proving Ground Into Ex Service Men’s Hospital BY GEORGE H. MANNING (Washington Correspondent of the Penh Amboy Evening News) WASHINGTON, D. C.. May 4— Congressman T. Frank Appleby of Asbury Park, is making an effort to have the War Department Proving .Ground at Lakehurst. N. J.. convert ed into a hospital for treatment of former service men. The government plant at Lake* hurst cost about $2,000,000 and was used during the war by the Chemi cal Warfare Service. Recently it was abandoned as nn active post and has been offered for sale. Mr. Ap pleby believes that if it is sold at auction as proposed it will bring only a fraction of what it cost the government. He held a conference today with Director Forbes of the U. S. -Vete rans Bureau and urged that an in vestigation be made by the bureau with a view to taking the Lakehurst property over for location of a hos pital for war veterans. This section is well located as a health resort. Mr. Appleby pointed out, and is much more desirable than many of the places where the Veterans Bureau has veterans now established. Director Forbes appear ed Interested in the proposition and 1 said he would have it thoroughly in vestigated. The American Legion, of Ocean, and other counties along the Jersey coast have been urging this move. EVICT STRIKING MINERS IN FAYETTE, PA., REGION L'NIONTOWN. Pa.. May 4:—First eviction of striking miners and they families in the Fayette region took place at the Amend Coal & Coke Company near here. A dozen fam ilies. it was reported to the county authorities, have been moved fron. company houses and their belong ings set out in the road. This was the beginning of a move by the company to reclaim property held by persons named as undesirables. Release Amboy Man NEW BRUNSWICK, May 4— Louis Perelman of Perth Amboy arrested by Deputy Sheriff John Platt yesterday on a capias out of the supremo court, was released by the sheriff on the furnishing of the required bond. A judgment was ob tained against Perelman in a civil action as a result of an automobile accident and he failed to pay same. Snaps Falling Wall This snapshot shows a wall fall! ng In a Are at Los Angeles, live Arempn be.ng injured. The man In white helmet did not back away ciuickly enough. His foot was broken. t | IN AND ABOUT THE CITY j Despondent and Brooding Over Husband’s Death, Woman Hangs Herself JAME3BURO. Mey 4.—Despon dent «nd brooding over ths death of her husband, William Chappel, a farmer of this plsce, Mrs. Annie Chappel. fifty-live years old. com mitted suicide by hanging at her home late yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Chappel is said to have made two other attempts on her life In the same manner without success. Her body was found hanging from the rafters of a small room used a* a store room. Her body was found hanging by her son. Merrill Chappel. who cut It down. Dr. John L. Suydam. the county physician, was called and pronounc ed the woman dead. Mrs. Chappel had used a clothes line. She had' stcod on a chair and after tying the rope to a rafter in the room ehe kicked the chair over that left her dangling from the ceiling. Mr. Chappel died last winter and since that time It Is said that Mrs. Chappel has brooded over hie death. The family were fearful of her at tempt on her life the third time, after the other two unsuccessful at tempts. It was said that she was unusually bright yesterday morning and nothing was thought about her trying the act again. She had only been gone a short time before ahe was missed by the son. who went Sn search of her and found her hang ing in the room. Arrangement* for the funeral are being made by the family today. A't the Strand Hundreds of ex-service men were employed at Universal City. Cal., during the production of "Foolish Wives.” the costly photodrama of Mcnte Carlo, now showing at the Strand theatre. They were used to give the proper soldier atmosphere at the fanxpus Mediterranean plea sure resort, which also waa a leave area of the Allied armies during the Among the former aoldlera who appear in the varlou* scene*, in their own uniforms, are men and officials from almost every allied arm^y In cluded In this list are Lieut. Edwin C. Parsons, an Ace in the Lafayftt*, Escadrille and the holder of many^^ French and Belgian war cross; Ma-^^ jor Cartwright of the Dublin Fuel- ■ leers. Captains Machael Kustoff and Boris Germanoft of the Russian ar my; Major Ram Singh, of the Brit ish Hindoo forces; Captain B. Given, a British hero of Vimy Ridge; Jean Franke. a non-commlssiontJ officer in the Belgian army, of many decor ations; Baron Jarvis, who holds Brit ish war medals for both the Boer and the World Wars; Roger McKen non, a noted Ansae, and Lieut. Felix O'Rourke of the Scottish Highlan ders. The American ex-service men in clude men and officers of all rinks from every branch of the army, navy and marine corps. A large per cen tage of these ex-fighters actually had visited Monte Carlo, either on leave or as hospital patients. They were able to help the picture considerably in reconstructing the life and activi ties of the Riviera shortly after the war. Win to be Probated NEW BRUNSWICK. May 4.— Thb will of Leonard Classen, whs died at South River on April 22. wat admitted for probate by the surro gate this morning. The will was drawn May 7. 1914. and names George Holsworth and David Ser vian as executors of the estate. Resi dences in Sayreville are bequeathed to Peter Holsworth. George Hols worth and Christina Shied, while a plot of land adjoining one of the houses in Sayreville is left to Ame lia See man. Cash bequests are made in favor of a number of other rela- , tives and the residue of the estate^.j goes to George and Peter Hols-^m> worth and Amelia Seeman. rmm x Ask Mr. Haskin— Schools, advice about educational institutions and wher# to secure the best instructions! Banking thrift! . ' Agriculture! All the expert advisers of the United States department of agriculture are at your service through our Bureau. Birds and wild animals, insects! Plants, the growing of fruits, grain, grasses and seeds! Good roads, special maps! Health and special advice on sanitation and drugs! Politics—facts relating to international political prob lems ! Astronomy! Mining! These are only a tiny fraction of the vast multitude or subjects covered by the Evening News Bureau. . The information bureau of the Perth Amboy Evening News is at Washington because Washington is so htfndy to all the greatest sources of. information. Send your inquiry there addressed to Mr. Frederic* J. Haskin, Evening News Information Bureau. Enclose a two cent stamp for return postage. You will be answered. . |£> If there is anything in the world you want information V about—ask Mr. Haskin. It doesn’t matter what—Mr. Haskin will tell you, and-Be will leave no stone untiirned to get you the information. . Mr. Haskin’s full name is Frederic J. Haskin and ha is the Director of the Evening News Information Bureau, He maintains a big staff of experts and correspondents, whose business is merely to answer questions—your questions. What do you want to know about! A fact of history! The solution of a business problem! Social etiquette! Army pensions! Something about irrigation, surveying! .... If you are going traveling you can have special informs* tion about the places you are going to, no matter where in the wide world they are Insurance! Problems of employment! It-Is-A Perth Amboy Evening News Counselor at law Jacob S. Karkus. yesterday obtained the release of Louis Perelman. who was taken Into custody by the sheriff on May 2. on an execution issued against him by the supreme court in the suit of Shadrick James, when he failed to pay a judgment of IS.500 found against him. A rehearsal of the Goodwill Asso ciation band will be held at the rooms of the association tonight In Jeffjrson street. Two applications for membership were received by Middlesex Council No. «3. Jr. O. V. A. M.. last night at Its meeting and arrangements were made for going to Newark next Wednesday night to the monster demonstration and initiation to be held there. The recently organised patrol of Hindustan Court. No. 9. of the Orient, held a drill following the meeting for the parade and demon stration to be held the last Satur day In June. The demonstration is to be held under the auspices of Hindustan Court that includes mem bers of the various councils of the county. . The Perth Amboy Republican Club will meet tonight In Odd Fel lows hall. Thomas L. Hanson, a local attorney, will address the meet ing on the platform and ideals of the party after which preliminary plans will be laid for the fall cam paign. Six members of the local club attended the county G. O. P. meeting in New Brunswick last night, they being Senator and Mrs. Morgan F. J,arson. Mrs. Elisabeth Oliver, Francis Oliver, Assemblyman Edward J. Peterson and J^hn Han son, Jr. The final Hl-Y supper, which was scheduled to be held at the Y. M. C. A. tonight, has been postponed until Thursday night. May 18. A regular meeing of the Ht-Y organi zation will be held at 7:30 o'clock tonight in the association building. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education will be held at 8 o'clock tonight in the high school. Twelve new applications and one transfer card were presented at a meeting of Violet Rebeknh Lodge, No. 58. Odd Fellows, last night at Odd Fellows’ hall. Plans for the initiation at the next meeting were made at this time. Thursday. May 25, “Travlata” from Verdi will be presented in the Majestic theatre under the direction of the Church of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. Grace Hoffman will sing soprano, Edward Battente tenor, Joseph Intervante baritone, all Metropolitan Opera stars, togeth er with twenty people in chorus and orchestra, will provide an excellent concert for muBtc lovers of Perth Amboy. Tickets may be procured from any member of the church. A quoits game next door to the Eagle Hose Company headquarters yesterday resulted in a slight acci dent when one of the horseshoes used in thp game struck a slx^year old boy. The lad was not seriously hurt. Report of the incident was made at police headquarters by Rowan Jensen, of 270 Oak street. According to Mrs. John Lawless, of 181 State street, a roomer known as Joseph Di Cinzo departed from the city on Monday morning bearing with him a suit o.' clothing belong ing to another roomer, and a watch. In place of the new suit the depart ed guest left his old one. The police are investigating. A delivery truck owned by Green span Bros, and driven by William Synkofsky. of 599 Charles street, struck and ran over Charles Faue nex, a seven-year-old boy whose home is at 684 Catherine street, last night. The accident took place at Hall avenue and the Pennsylvania railroad crossing. The boy was not seriously injured and was removed to his home. Patrolman Gaydos made the report on the incident. A semi-monthly meeting of the St. Martin's Italian Social Club was held at its quarters last night. Plans for the dance of the organization to be held in Junior hall May 29. were discussed and the committee in charge reports that everything is in readiness The next meeting will ue utiu iudj1 Next Tuesday night toe annual election of the city firemen will be held in City Hall. A chief, first as sistant chief and a second assistant chief will be elected at this time. Robert Colton and William J. Lan gan are ths contestants for the sec ond assistant chiefship. Final instructions are being gtven the members of the class to receive First Holy Communion at St. Mary’s church this Sunday morning. Great rivalry already is being shown in the popularity contests be ing held by the Eagle Hose and Chemical Company in connection with its bazar. The contests opened last Monday, and the bazar will be held from May 22 to 31 inclusive. Walter Frank Hayward, who has spent seven years in China, resid ing in Wu Chang, will be the speaker at the meeting of the Men’s Club of St. Peter's Episcopal church tonight at 8 o’clock. Mr. Hayward will tell of the characteristics of the Chinese and the present political status of the empire. 12 NEW SOLDIER HOSPITALS PROVIDEO FOR IN NEW BILL WASHINGTON, May 4—Erection of twelve soldier hospitals, with a total capacity of 5.460 beds is pro vided for in a bill reported today bv the House appropriations com mittee. The bill makes a direct ap propriation of $12,000,000, this be ing the sum eatimated to be with- j drawn from, the treasury during the next fiscal year. Authority is given for the additional $5,000,000 and the director of the veteran committee will be able to start work as soon as possible cm all facilities contemplat ed under the Langley bill authoriz ing the $17,000,000 outlay. Additional*funds may not be re-, quired before 1924. The facilities proposed to be ac quired with approximate cost figures as outlined to the committee by Di rector Forbes, Include: District No. 2. New York. New Jersey and Con necticut, tuberculosis cases, 660 beds; general cases. 160 beds; $2, 100.000. Auxiliary to Meet The Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Cale donian Club will hold their regular meeting tonight in Odd Fellows' hall at $ o’clock. All members are urged to attend this meeting as important business w.ll come up. _ ,t A new concrete walk Is being laid in front of the Perth Amboy Trust Company's building in Smith street. Work has so far been completed on the new building of the Maple Realty Company at Madison avenue and Smith street that the tenants are able to move In. A meeting of Willow Grove. No. 6 Woodman's Circle, will be held in Woodman’s hall, in Hobart street, tonight at 8 o'clock. All members are urged to be present as many matters of importance are to be transacted. Court Amboy No. 68. Foresters of America, at its meeting last night heard a report of the anniversary celebration held last Saturday night und arranged for a smoker and en tertainment to be held at the next meeting. Past Chief Ranger Ed ward C. Smith was named at the head of a committee to decorate 'he various cemeteries in the city and other places the Sunday before Me morial Day. A large delegation of members will accompany the degree learn to Fords on Sunday afternoon to the big rlass Initiation that la to be held under the auspices of Court George B. McClellan of that place. Court Amboy's degree team will put on the work. The residents of this city have to taken advantage of Clean-up Week that the collection of refuse and old articles placed along the streets seems almost an endless task. Sever al trucks are needed to remove the rubbish from In front of some places. A monthly* cVan-up has been sug gested. An effort will be made by the boss barbers and the journeymen to come to some agreement tonight in the strike at a conference to be held at the New Packer House between the two. A business agent of the journeymen Is here in an effort to straighten out the matter between the two organizations. According to signs posted in the lobby of the postofflee. bids will be received for the interior decorating of the building. Work on the new store building of Adolph M. Metzendorf at the cor ner of Madison avenue and Market street la helnv rushed The police traffic booth which has been tried out at various street In tersections and Is not at the Five Corners, apparently Is working bet ter at this location than at any other spot. The only confusion Is caus ed by traffic approaching the booth on New Brunswick avenue. All this traffic Is guided by the State street signals, a "Go" sign for State street being a signal for traffic waiting on New Brunswick avenue to go ahead and a "Stop" sign for State street applying to New Brunswick avenue as well. This system is proving quite a success. Owing to the lack of a quorum there was no meeting o#the Board of Park Commissioners last night. Superintendent Tooker was prepent with photographs to show what was being done in Caledonia Park at the foot of High street, to Improve the appearance of the spot by erecting a bulkhead of field-stone of various sizes. Bids for the general construction work of the new T. M. H. A. bnild lng at Madison avenue and Jeffer son street will be received at 4 o'clock this afternoon by the board of directors at a special meeting in the y. M. H. A. building. The ex cavating contract, awarded to Gra ham & McKeon. has almost been completed. Because of the strike at the plant of the Barber Asphalt Company here the steamer Mantura sailed yester day with only part of the cargo un leaded. The steamer Pram, with a cargo of crude asphalt for the plant, arrived In local waters yesterday and anchored in the vicinity of the Great Beds lighthouse. Due to the strike It Is a question If this ship can be unloaded on schedule time.