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I Nurses To Hold Dance
and Festival Tonight
Many Expected to Attend So
cial Function on City
Hospital Grounds f
l With the prospe.tg t l a clear mgii
unusually bright, the members o
the Nurses Alumni Association u
ijthe Perth Ainl-oy Hi-spivil miucipat*
[a. large turnout tonight for the Uanct
and strawberry festival which they,
will hold at the nurses* home, ad
joining the nuspital. The Society
iByncopators will furnish the mu.su,
for the dancing, lovers of the terpsi
;chorean art !. dm .g » in the- new
auditorium which wag added to tlie
nurses’ home during the past year.
The advance sale of tickets would
indicate a large turnout and those
■who have not secured them from
any of the committee or their friends
lnay procure them at the grounds
tonight.
Refreshments consisting of ice
cream, fresh strawberries and crikt
will-be served during the night. The
members of the Ladies' Auxiliary of
the hospital are assisting the muses
In this function, the proceeds oi
which will go toward tiie fund be
ing raised by the graduate nurses to
assist in furnishing the new addi
tion to the nurses’ home.
Miss Shultz
Weds Edward Ritter
; A pretty wedding took pl.e e on
Sunday afternoon at o'clock in -
Stephen's rectory w . ■ r ;. There.-a
: Shultz, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Shultz, ot -Market street, be
came the bride of Ed.vard Hirer of
Water street. Rev. Joseph L’rban
performed the cem mony.
The bride was charming i go« n
of white georgette crepe, with r "
ture hat to match, and wore a cor
sage bouquet of oph- da roses and
lilies-of-the-valley. Miss Elizabeth
Tymrak, a niece of the bride as maid
-of honor, was gowned in orchid bro
caded canton crepe, with picture ha:
to match. She wore a corsage bou
quet of pink roses. Fritz ititter, a
brother of the groom, acted as nest
man. A reception followed at the
home of the bride, at which guests
were present from Pleasant Plains
and this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Ritter upon then re
turn from their wedding trip to l ake ,
George and northern New York i
State will reside in Market street.
Miss Bryans
Weds John Miller
The marriage of Miss A111..1 Bry
lin, daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Wil- ;
liam Bryans, of New Brunswick ave.
nue, and John Miller, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Miller of this city, :
took place Saturday night at 7:3U
Retook in the first Presbyterian
:hurch. Rev. Frederick Nb-derme;.
sr performed the ceremony.
The bride, who was given in mar
riage by her father, wore a gown of I
White chiffon. Her veil of silk net, i
which was arrar.g- 1 m ••»:> • u**ct ,
caught with tiny orange bio--,
horns. She qarried a shower bou*<
gMnft fdi nations and bab> ,
breath. The maid of honor. Mis- I
flfiairfh Chlnchar, of Fords, was j
toened in grey baronet satin ancj
carried a bouquet of sweet peas j
tamn«[ Conwy, a cousin of the
nde, acted a* b»st man. Following .
he ctremony, a recent or was held j
at the home of the bride's aunt, j
Mrs. Joseph Convery. T’pon their j
return from their we l l.: - tr.r Mr.
and Mrs. Miller w e-.-o ’ X‘ j
Brunswick avenue.
Woodbridge
Sociab-Personal
! Mr. and Mr?. Etc > M- ■ o . e
feeatving congratulations upon ’he
birth of a son .
' Rev. 'William P. Le&hey. of 1
preen street, is attending the
Jnemement exercises at >' Mary's
College at Baltimore. Mu., this v. -
t Miss Jessie. Rape hua returi ■ 1 - j
her home in Southern Illino.s. i.av
Itig been the guest, of Miss per,
Allen •
L MJa, Rena Allen will t.-ach at
the Horace Mam. echoc Mrs s rn
!*n«r and has also accept*-,j pos -
tion there for next fall.
■ Miss Mary O'Neill, of the New
Jersey College for Women, is spend
ing her vacation with her parent*,
wr. and Mrs. Owen O'N'e.li,
Trinity lane.
Burritt Boynton is home from i
Blown University.
Anthony Carmoiiaie, of Ise'.in,
graduated from Rutgers College on
Tuesday. Mr. Ourmonaie was a
member of the class of 1319 of the
local high school.
; The graduating «ju rcises of the
local high school wil !be held n
the Presbyterian church tonight I
I Raritan Township
Social-Personal
ilr». William Gross visiud n.enl*
In New York yesterday.
1 John Kutcher is reported :
Mien May Donnelly was on on
of town visitor yesterday.
Mrs. A. Watsey visited In Perth
Amboy laet night.
Preparations are being made by
the ladies auxiliary of Our Re
deemer's church for their straw
berry festival on the nights of
June 20 and 21.
Ti&lis Kutcher. of Mn*aw n vis
ited here yesterday .
Mrs. Reynolds
LTo Give Card Party
Hurt. George V. Re , if po,
U d, formerly of th e -vi, w.'i ho i
V card parly on
■er home Saturday afternoon for
'the benefit of the library fund of Mt.
Bt. Mary’s College. Cars will meet
the bus which leaves Metuchen at
1:56 o'clock.
Triangle Club
Enjoys Supper
Members of the Triangle «• 1 ui• en
ijoyed a chicken patty supper, serv
kd by Mrs. Iver Larsen, in tho Y, ,M
jC. A. building last night. This w .r
jibe final supper of tho nenson. Mam
pot the members cnlertain.il with
kocal and piano selections. Miss
ffTaire Pfeiffer, In behalf of the club,
.presented Mrs. Iver Larsen, with
hgold wish bone pin. ns a token ol
’■appreciation lor the suppers sm
fjiag ssrved during the year. Misses
Alice. Jorgenson and Helen Schuli/.,
fboth members of the high school
.graduating class were presented
with-gold pencils as a gift from the
‘club. Miss Claire Peterson and Mies
Claire Pfeiffer received gold bar
■pins.
Th* final business meeting of the
-chin Will be held nex; Wednesday
aftpr^non. In the Y. JI. C. A. board
tP^jg-At 1:45 o’clock,
'S.: ■..yC-'wa .
-—-- -
, Shower is Given
Miss Anna Kaisen
A miscellaneous shower was
| given Miss Anna Kaisen at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Sindet, in Sheridan street, in honor
of her approaching marriage to
Melvin Bonis of Metuchen. The
rooms were decorated with pink and
white streamers, while the gifts were
concealed under an attractively dec
orated umbrella. Games were play
ed and music and dancing were en
joyed. Refreshments were served.
The guests Included: Misses Ella
Kidd. Beatrice Knudsen, Augusta
Sandbeek. Elizabeth Kidd, Elizabeth
Dunkelberger, Thomina Hansen,
Olivia and Magdaline Petersen, Anna
and Meta lV>lt$)Emma Boms, Mamie
Thompson, Anna Kaisen, Mrs. M.
Sindet. Mrs. J. Bund. Mrs. C. Han
sen. Mrs. C. Sindet, Mrs. H. Petersen,
Mrs. M. Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Cottrell,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Sindet, Andrew
Sindet, Harold Peterson, Clarence
Cottrell, Melvin Bonis. Anna and
Katherine Sindet, Mildred and
Evelyn Thompson.
Social Events
For Next Week_
Many dances are scheduled to
j tak- place in this city next week.
The Hrst will be held in the assem
! bly looms of the Raritan Yacht
Club Wednesday night, when the
Girl’ i Club will auspice their annual
summer dance. The Society Synco
pators will furnish the music for the
dancing. Miss Ruth Macan is
chairman of arrangements. Tickets
are out and may be procured from
an - member of the club. And there
is the Alumni dance Thursday night
in the high school auditorium.
This affair is a yearly event given
in honor of the members of the
graduating class. Fine music has
been secured for the occasion and
the slogan for next Thursday will
be ‘Come out and Meet Your Old
School Mates."
Mrs. Peter Schott heads the com
mute- of women who are actively
engaged in preparation for the
block dance to be given under jjie
auspices of the Woman's Auxiliary
of the Perth Amboy City hospital
the afternoon and evening of Sat
urday, June 23. The entire block
of Hobart street has been secured
for the occasion. An excellent band
will furnish music for the dancing.
It will be a real community affair
With numerous attractions for the
old and young alike. A committee
of girls in attractive costumes will
sell cigarettes and there will be
balloons and lollypops for the kid
dies.
Swimming
Program Given
Tile swimming program for
Wednesday, June 20 and June 27,
women's day at the "Y,” has been
announced. Women’s beginners class
will start at 10:30 o'clock, with the
women's advanced class at 11:15
o clock. The pool will be open from
2 to 3 o'clock, and the Juniors will
have their class at 3 o'clock and the
high school girls at 3:45 o’clock.
From 5 to 7:30 o'clock the pool will
be open for business girls. At 7:30
the senior beginners will have their
class and jun.or advanced at S:15
o'clock. From 3:45 o'clock to 0:30
o’clock the pool will be open. The
pool will be closed except at these
hours. The Y. M. C. A. will be closed
to women and girls on Wednesday,
July 4. Beginning July 11 a new
program will go into effect which
will Include a beginner's class for
juniors in the morning.
Home For Aged
Food Sale Saturday
Through the courtesy of Mr.
Hyman of the Amboy Righting Com
pany me store at 67 Smith street has ;
been secured for the food sale to be
held under the auspices of the
Woman's Auxiliary of the Home for
the Aged Saturday afternoon from 1
to 5 o'clcok. There will be a variety
of delicious home cooked foods of
fered, including baked beans, salads,
cakes, biscuits and lemon meringue
Pie. Mrs. Victor Christofferson is
chairman of the committee in charge
and is assisted by Mrs. Charles Skid
more, Mrs. H. Barnes, Mrs. A.
Ranges, .Mrs. G. Walters, Mrs. A.
Muller,, Mrs. F. Reid and Mrs. Rob
ert McHose.
St. Peter’s Rector’s Guild
Enjoys An Outing
The Rector's Guild of St, Peter’s
church enjoyed an outing to Spota
uuod last night where supper was
served in a grove. This event closes
he activities of tiie guild until Sep
tember.
The party included: Misses Kath
erine Kleckner, Selma Sinionsen,
Mable Re I'evre, Edith Arnold. Louise
Garis. Ella De Worth, Mae Zehrer,
Margaret Wight. Elizabeth Hewitt,
Nellie Henry, Florence Garretson,
Josephine Clark and Edith Garis,
Mrs. Gordon Baldwin, Mrs. Rossi
Peterson; Messrs. John Kehoe and
Herman Hanson, of this city, and
Miss Hubb, of South Amboy.
Synagogue
To Have Choir
Rev. Nathan H. Colish, pastor of
Temple Beth Mordecai, located ill
Hobart near Market street, with the
assistance of Jacob Kreielsheimer
lias effected the reorganization of
me Temple Beth Mordecai choir.
Ten young ladies and young men
have already enlisted their talented
services. These are the Misses Flor
ence Klein, Theresa Kreielsheimer,
Ada Wilentz. Bella and Elsie Gold
berger, Dorothy Goldberger, Rosella
Goldberger, Mrs. Rose Kempner and
Messrs. Irving Goldstein and Her
man Philo.
The choir will be under direction
of Herman Philo, H. Hall will be
the organist. The choir will sing at
the High Holyday services in the
tSmple in September and at the Fri
day evening services there-after.
The first rehearsal of the choir
will take place tonight at 7:15
o’clock in the auditorium of the
temple.
Perth Amboy
Personal Mention
Miss Marina Graae, of White
Plains, N. y., formerly of this city,
has returned to her home after
spending several days with Miss
Elizabeth Bears, of Madison avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Elden Beit, of Rec
tor street, have returned from a
week’s visit at the home of the lat
ter's parents at Pittsburgh. Pa.
Miss Anna Rossi, of Oatalpa ave
nue. lies left for an extended tour
of Cleveland, O.. Denver, Colo., ^Can
Mpj. gftd Omahg,
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Washington Debutante
Miss Betty Byrne is on the list of debutantes who, it is announced,
will be presented to Washington society next season. She is the daughter
of Former Chief Justice Peele ot the IT. S. Court of Claims and Mrs.
Peele.
she will be the guest of friends and
relatives.
Kenneth MeComas, of Rector St.,
is spending sometime in Eas£ Butte,
Montana.
Mrs. Mary Seerey, of New Bruns
wick avenue, attended the gradua
tion exercises at St. Peter’s high
school in New Brunswick yesterday,
where Miss Alice Wilbert of this
city, was among those who grad
uated.
Henry S. Hulse, Jr., of Newark,
was the guest of friends in this city
yesterday.
VOLSTEAD VIGILANTES
PLAN TO EXPAND IN SOUTH
NEW ORLEANS, LA., June 14—j
Plans were being made today to ex i
tend into every , a ,-in in the stati
t new secret order, the Volstead
vigilantes, which had its inception
in New Orleans yesterday.
That the society will appeal most
ly to women was forecast inasmuch
as the organization perfected here
is composed of 400 women and 100
men. The order Is not confined to
any religious sect or class of per
sons, but open to all, O. D. Jackson,
federal prohibition director of the
s;ate announced.
Members of the society will not be
permitted to conduct raids, and it
will not be necessary for them to
:estify in court unless they so wish.
Their service will be to inform the
authorities of the operation of an
illicit distillery in their neighbor
i rod or the ioc.ition of "blind ti
mers.’’ Those members living along
;he waterfronts or the roads leading
rhereto arc expected to report the I
movement of rum trucks.
The announcement of the organi
zation of the society here was fol
lowed by news that eleven success
ful raids had been conducted in the
last twenty-four hours by officials.
CHINESE PRESIDENT QUITS
LONDON, June 14 (By The As
sociated Press)—President T.i
S'uan-Hung, of China, has resigned
and turned over to his captors at
Tientsin the government seals which -
he took with him in his flight from 1
Peking, says a despatch to the ;
Evening News from its Itentsin cor- I
respondent. I
MATHIS ACT VALIDITY
HEARING STARTS TODAY
TRENTON, June 14—Hearing of
Attorney General Thomas F. Mo
i 'ran’a attack on the validity of the
Mathis act of the last legislature,
adding ilfty-three miles of road
fror' Camden to Toms River to the
state highway system was begun
here today before Supreme Court
Commissioner Theodore Backes,
whom Chief Justice William Gum
mere designated to take testimony
in the case.
The bill is being attacked after
rumors had circulated to the effect
that men who were recorded as vot
ing for it in the assembly were in
fact not present when the measure
went through over Governor Silzer’s
veto .
1'pton 3. Jefferys, of Camden,
clerk of the House of Assembly, tes
tified today and read the minutes of
ths House on March 23, ths day
the bill was passed .
The word “lie'' was passed be
tween a member of the House of
Assembly and a newspaper corres
pondent today at the taking of tes
timony. Lewis S. Garrison, who
"covers'' the assembly for the New
ark Evening News. testified that
1’latt Adams, who is now chief box
ing inspector for the boxing com
missioner Bugbee, declared that
Adams a few days after the bill was
passed declared to him in a printed
interview that he hud no recollec
tion of having voted for the bill and
was over in the senate watching
the boxing bill when the road meas
ure came up.
Garrison said toduy Adams said
he had been misquoted and was go
ing to tell the probers so. Garrison
said he told Adams “Platt, if you
are willing to commit perjury to
help Republican politicans all right.”
Garrison declared Adams was in a
fighting mood when they met on the
train today coming to Trenton and
declared that: “I am going to show
you up. you misquoted me." The cor
respondent asked if he had misquo
ted Adams why the latter had not
attempted to correct it between the
last of March and June 15, today.
Court Standard, No. Ill, Foresters
of America, convened in regular -
sion last night at Eagles Hall. The
delegates to the recent state oonven
t!on held at Newark made their re
port.
LIONS HEARS DR. RAMSAY;
CITY WORK ENDORSED
“Lunacy and the Public" was the
subject ot all interesting address
given at the session or the Lion's
Club at noon today in the New
Packer House by Dr. William E.
Ramsay.
D.-. Ramsay went into the various
phases ot lunacy and told how hack
in 1802 Dorothy Dix wont about the
country preaching rlie releasing ot
people who had lost their minds
trom irons, in which they had been
put as witches and the like. In
1845 the legislature ot New Jersey
passed a bill tor the building ot an
asylum and this building is still
standing. New Jersey, Dr. Ramsay
declared was the first state in the
I'nion to take such action.. To lay
the doctor said these asylums nro
known os hospitals, a name much
preterred over the old one or asy
lum. Ho also told how expert phy
sicians do not always agree on an
examination ot a lunatic as at 10
o'clock a person may be crazy and
twenty minutes upon examination
may be normal.
The committee appointed to meet
with other organizations ot the city
to arrange tor a series or enter
tainments to be held during the
winter season reported. The action
ot the committee was approved and
it was ordered continued.
A resolution was passed approv
ing the work ot the Perth Amboy
Nutrition Council and recommending
that the Board ot Education appoint
a nurse to do tollow up work.
A communication trom the Mid
dlesex County Tuberculosis League
asked that the club approve the sug
gestion that the Board ot Freehold
ers keep the plot ot land purchased
tor a hospital and convert same into
a park and camp. The communica
tion was reterred to the Board ot
Directors.
STATE PRISON PROBE
FINALLY CONCLUDED
(Continued from Page 1)
prison in a riotous condition,” said
the witness, answering the charge
made against him to this effect. "The
riot had been effectually quelled and
all the men who were leaders had
been put where they could do no
more pounding in the cells and urg
ing of others to do it. "I did not
go on any bootleging expedition.
1 got no rum there and I took none
with me."
Kersey said he had been associa
ted with the prtson for nearly twen
ty-nine years and he was "glad to
come” for the purpose of testifying.
He mentioned the following convicts
:is the leaders of the riot of August
1522: Joseph Mulliall, Fred Wilson,
Vincent Murray, Daniel Quinn, Den
nis Sextion, Edward Brady, Allen
Kelly, Theodore Allen, John Wlni
quist and another named Cryne.
About half of these have testified at
Ihe probe sessions as to brutality and
other ill-treatment In the institution.
Kersey said these men were placed
in the underground cells in wing
six and in the isolation cells in South
Hall. Several of these, notably Wil
son, charged that Kersey took their
special sick diet from them.
EMPLOYMENT GAINS
REPORTED BY LABOR DEPT.
WASHINGTON, June 14—Contin
ued gains in employment over the
United States is shown in statistics
compiled today by the Department
of Labor, which report ,cl that in
many of the major it dustrie., the de
mand for both common and skilled
labor is far greater than the sup
ply. survey of the conditions dur
ing May disclosed that fewer men
are now out of employment than at
any time in the last twelve months
Employment gained in the cities and
Industries reported by 0.39 per cent
over April.
Pronounced shortage of farm la
bor exists in every section of the
country, the figures disclosed, with
resulting curtailment of activitiies.
It being impossible for farmers to
obtain sufficient labor to harvest
seasonal crops, unprecedented mi
gration of negro labor from the
south has added to the hardships of
the southern farmers.
A tremendous demand is reported
for labor in the steel industry.
Steel companies, the report said, are
Increasing the number of their em
ployes repadly
“All Advertising Is
Retail and Local”
“All advertising is retail and local in the end
no matter where printed or by whom paid for,”
writes James H. Collins, business expert.
Every manufacturer or distributor who adver
tises should tack that sentence over his desk and
read it over before he plans a campaign.
Unless your message is retail and local, it misses the
mark, for final sales are both retail and local.
The daily newspaper, being essentially local, and the
great mouthpiece for the retailers, is obviously the
medium for the thoughtful manufacturer who is looking
for sales where market condition* are favorable.
/
Write the Bureau of AdrerHslnft, American Newspaper Pub
lishers Association, «#* World Bulldlnt, New York ft or a copy of
Its book, “Today In the Newspapers.”
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I -
: Jury Refuses to Believe Hear
I say Reports of Quality of
Scotch “Evidence”
NliWAUK, Juno 14—A jury in thi
Federal court here yesterday evi
dently did nut belive in hearsay
evidence, lor when a bottle thret
quarters lull of high grade Scotch
whiskey, an exhibit in the case, was
returned from this jury room 011I5
about two teaspoonslul of the pre
cious stuff was loft in the bottle. The
jury, which was out for a period of
three hours, found the three de
fendants in the case guilty on the
charge of poftessslon but disagreed
on a charge of conspiracy to trans
port liquor.
The defendants were Harry Lin
den, Chester Philbrook and Koss L
Coose, of the Highlands, who well
arrested on March 30 when appre
hended by customs guards on the
motor boat Hina and Ida, with 131
cases of liquor. The bottle of evi
dence was taken from one of tht
cases aboard the motor boat. Tin
men were indicted on six count:
three being under the smuggling ael
as follows: Conspiracy to smuggle
liquor, smuggling and transporting
The other three counts wFere: Con
spiracy, transporting and possessing.
Judge Lynch before whom till
case was tried dismissed all charges
but the fourth and sixth upon which
the men were tried.
The disappearance of the llquoi
from the bottle when in the jur>
room was the cause of much com
ment and it was pointed out b>
some that should the government
decide to appeal the charge on which
the jury disagreed this wouid be im
possible in view of the fact that thi
evidence had disappeared. Otherf
however, held that another bottli
could be taken from the cases seized
However, many still hold that the
same exhibit must be used in al
cases.
These three men were recentlj
convicted at Trenton on similar
charges and sentenced as follows.
Linden to eighteen months in the
Federal prison and $1,000 fine; Phil,
brook and Coose each to nine
months in the federal prison anc
$100 fine. The case is now pending
in the court of appeals.
FLAG DAY PROGRAM
TO BEJilVEN TONIGHT
(Continued trora cage 1 i
Flag Day program today, with vet
erans of the Mexican, Civil, Span
ish and World wars taking a prom
inent part.
President Harding headed the list
of speakers at a conference in Con
tinental Memorial hall called by the
Americanization Commission of the
American Legion to compile a uni
versal code for civilian usago of the
flag. He also had prepared greet
ings to be read tonight at exercises
at the capitol, under the auspices
of the Department of the Potomac
Grand Army of the Republic and its
IV oman s Relief Corps The Daugh
ters of the American Revolution,
other patriotic societies and the
city’s 65,000 school children, figured
prominently in the day’s homage to
the handiwork of Betsy Ross .
The conference to codify usage of
the Hag was called, it was explained
because of public uncertainty on the
question and the numerous differing
coder that have been projected bv
various organizations. Representa
tive , of many national societies, and
of the Army, Navy and Marine
C orps were among participants in
the conference which will continue
two days,
SEIBOTH RETURNS
FROM HONEYMOON
n'f Seiboth, oldest member of
tne local police motorcycle squad,
returned to this city last night with
his wife after a honeymoon trip
through New York state and into
Canada, The couple were married
a week ago yesterday.
In Buffalo Mr. and Mrs. Seiboth
met Chief Niels J. Tonnesen and his
wife and other police chiefs from
this vicinity. The chief is attend
ing the National Police Chiefs con
vention, which is being held at Buf
falo this week.
Motorcycle Officer Seiboth report
ed for duty this morning .
To Build in Perth Amboy
NEW BRUNSWICK, June 14:—
Adam Kowalski has contracted
with Dadisiau Arda, builder, for
the construction of a two-story
house on the south side of Brace
avenue at a cost of $8,000, accord
ing to an agreement filed at the
county clerk’s office here today.
L00K 0UT> BELOW!
If a chain holding this 90-ton
locomotive nhould break or a eup
port Blip, the men below might not
appear ao unconcerned. But they
don’t seem to worry much, for they
are veteran employee in this rail
road shop at Billerica, Mass,
[ AT HOME
President Harding and Ilia side
kick Laddie Boy snapped on the
south portico of the White House.
PARK BOARD
ON INSPECTION
Merritt Site Found to be in
Most Deplorable Condition
—All Visited
A tour of inspection lasting for
a period of four hours was made by
the members of the Park Commis
sion in the various parks of the city
yesterday afternoon. The trip from
park to park was made by automo
bile, the members started out at
3:30 o'clock and returning at 7:30.
Those who went on the inspection
were Louis Y. Sosin, president of the
commission, Soren P. Stark and Mrs.
S. H. Rostkowski. The parks visited
were Washington. Merritt tract,
Caledonian park and the Hayes and
Wonderland tracts. James L. Tooker.
superintendent of parka accompanied
the party.
Following the laying of sidewalks
at Washington park it was decided
that the commission would endeavor
to set out trees and hedges.
The Merritt tract was found to he
in a most deplorable condition, due
to the fact that some ono had made
the park a dumping ground for old
terra cotta and chemical;'.. Signs
have £een put up In this park for
bidding tlie dumping of trash on the
tract but these have been torn down.
The commission Iras net enough mo
ney to keep a man on the tract all
the time but it Is expected that some
action will be taken. Other parks
wore found to be m good condition.
The Hayes and Wonderland tracts
have been turned over to the Play
Ground Commission for use as play
grounds during the summer season.
HOLLAND MAIN GRADUATES
FROM, RUTGERS PREP TODAY
Holland John Main, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Victor W. Main, of 147
Market street, is one of the four
teen graduates to receive a diploma
at the 137th commencement of
Rutgers Preparatory School at New
Brunswick today. The Jlnglish prize
in honor of Joyce Kilrner of the
class of 1904 was also awalded to
the local boys.
The address to the class was deliv
ered by iiev. Frank Latimer Jane
way, of the class of ’96, who Is now
chaplain of Dartmouth College,
while honor orations were delivered
by Shilcao Ikehara, of Japan, Ste
phen Strong and Lawton Kindle of
New Brunswick. The class gift
was r flag pole for the lawn In
front of the new gymnasium .
CARTERET WOMAN TRIES
TO KILL SELF IN NEW YORK
NEW YORK, June 14—Wanda
Sumura. 28. of 301 Lindsey street,
Carteret was orobably fatally injur
ed today when she jumped from the
Third avenue “L” at the Eighth
street station to the street, a dis
tance of about lifty feet. She was
taken unconscious to Bellevue hospi.
tal. The police said she apparently
was suffering from religious mania.
TWO LOCAL MEN GRADUATES
Nathan Lipman of 161 X.ewit
street, and Hyman Horowitz, of 858
State street were among those whc
graduated from New York Univer
sity yesterday. Both passed exam
inations completing the course tc
become a certitt-td nubile account
ant. Secretary Mellon of the United
States Treasury also was given a
degree,
CITY BRIEFS
Routine business was transacted
at a meeting of Goodwill Camp, No.
31, Woodmen of the World, last
night at Woodmen hall .
Middlesex Council, No. 63, Jr. O.
U, A. M., at Us meeting last night
decided to take charge of Troop No.
8, Boy Scouts, and to have the troop
under the jurisdiction of the council.
Two members were re-instated .
I this time and plans were talked over
for going to the next meeting of the
Past Councilors Association which is
to he held at New Market a week
from Monday night.
The first nomination of officers
will take place tonight for Valhalla
Lodge. No. 2 75. Odd Fellows, at Odd
Fellows hall. The Initiatory degree
will be conferred on several candi
dates at this time. Valhalla Lodge
has been officially notified by Samari
tan Lodge No. 27, of Detroit, Mich.,
that they have conferred the second
and third degree on Berneth Nielsen,
a member of the local lodge, who
is now ri^ims ip the mlsMls west.]
Chief of South Piainfieici is
Found Guilty of Assault
and Battery
y
Chief of Police Cornelius McCar
thy of South Plainfield, who was
found guilty of assault and battery
upon Harry E. DeHart, of 907 South
Second street, Plainfield, by a Jury
in the Elizabeth county court yes
terday after three hours deliberation,
is expected to be arraigned for sen
tence tomorrow. John P. Owens, of
Plainfield, attorney for the police
chief, has announced that he will
appeal to the supreme court to have
the verdict set aside and a new trial
granted but If this appeal is not tak
en before tomorrow, Chief McCar
thy will be araigned.
The police chief was charged with
giving DeHart an ‘•unwarranted and
unmerciful beating” In front of the
police station on the night of March
3, following au incident on the road
to Metuchen. DeHart testified that
three men stepped in front of his
car and. la ,i- to he hold
up men, he did not stop until he
reached the Plainfield police station
to report the incident. The chiel
arrived close behind, charged him
with running down one of his men
who had tried to stop him as he
had hut one light, McCarthy test{*
fled, and arrested him. He denied
striking Do Hart.
FIRE ALARM AND POLICE
CALL SYSTEMS REPAIRED f
The fire alarm and police call
systems were put out of operation
for about three-quarters of an hour
early last night when a Public Ser
vice high tension wire fell on New
Brunswick avenue, between Mattano
place and Lawton place, and brought
down with it municipal electric light
wires. City Electrician Jay B.
Franke was notified of the occur
rence and had the municipal light
wires repaired in about forty-five
minutes.
Lieutenant Andrew ' Jensen was
the first to receive the report of the
fallen wires and he notified the city
electrician. Police Chauffeur Wil
liam Buchan was detailed to pick up
several officers and station them at
the scene so as to prevent anyone i
from being injured. Officers Louis ■
Hansen, William Seiboth, Archibald '
Mason and Motorcycle Officer Frank
Burke were among those on duty in
the vicinity until the repairs were
made.
At about 7:40 o'clock one tap was
sounded on the fire alarm system
which denoted a break in circuit
and a short time later several other
taps were sounded. There were no
accidents reported in connection
with the incident and no property
damage was caused as far as is
known.
A report of the excursion com
mittee will be made at a meeting of
San Salvador Council No. 299,
Knighs of Columbus tonight at their
home in High street. An effort is be
ing made to secure the large and
palatial Hudson River steamboat
Clermont for the excursion.
SUES FOR MILLIONS
... 11 " .
A suit for half the fortune of
Frank Jay Gould, estimated at $20,
000,000 will be carried to the high
est courts in France and the United
States by Kdith Kelly Gould, his for.
nier wife, according to an announce
ment made by her lawyers.
Let this little list be your
guide to successful vacation
outfitting. Luggage — the
kind that’s guaranteed to
get there and back for many
trips.
Excursion rates on Sum
mer Wearables of excess
fare quality—a round trip to
satisfaction guaranteed.
Real Leather Bags
$8.60 $10.60
Real Leather Suit CaseB
$10.60, $12.50 to $19.50
BRIEGS k
SMITH AND KING STS.
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