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VOL 1 NO. 116. ~ )KRSEY CFTY Fill DAY, "JULY~ 12, 1889, PRICE TWO CEKTS.
He Is a Walking Manual of
Arms, Unabridged, with
Pictures in It.
Personal'Notes About the Soldiers
at Sea Girt and Their Visitors.
Special to the Jersey City Keros.
Camp Green, July 11, 1889.—Major
General's day opened dull and heavy.
A thick mist hung over the camp
like a visible attack of melancholia. Even
the reveille, the most inspiring of all the
calls, seemed less spirited than usual, and
it was followed by a mean, drizzling rain.
Threatening clouds hung over the camp
all the morning, and, try as hard as it
could, the sun seemed unable to break
through the gloom. The drizzling rain
when it cuine down for keeps. For two
hours it rained as though the bottom of
the celestial reservoir had fallen out, and
every one who ventured from his tent
was drenched to the skin in no time.
The unfortunate men who happened to
be on guard caught it the hardest. Al
though they were m dress uniform, with
out overcoats, they took their drenching
like old soldiers and did not seek shelter
until ordered to do so. During the hard
est of the rain the firing of a Major Gen
eral’s salute announced the arrival of
General Plume, and it looked as though
the review would have to be held in the
About three o’clock, however, the rain
ceased and the clouds broke away, reveal
ing patches of blue sky. An hour later
the brigade band took up its position in
the centre of the field and struck up a
lively march. The companies of the dif
ferent regiments formed and took up
their positions at the head of their re
spective streets. Brigadier General Steele
and his start' galloped to the centre of the
field and stood there while the brigade
formed. He was soon followed by Gen
eral Plume and staff.
When the parade was formed the two
commandants and their staffs rode up and
down between the lines inspecting the
men. When they had taken up their po
sitions again the brigade marched in re
Nothing finer has been seen on this
campground. The regiment passed the
General with perfect lines, and competent
military critics who were present declared
that it would have been a most difficult
matter to have surpassed their marching.
At dress parade this evening the Fourth
won new honors by the line of battle
which it formed and maintained until
The spectacle of an entire regiment
working in a single line across a field, the
National colors in the advance, is a sight
well worth seeing. The Fourth furnished
the brigade guard today. It consisted of
about twenty men detailed from each
company. A* finer set of men was never
seen on this camp ground.
Lieutenant Colonel Abernethy was
officer of the day. Captain Appelles, of
Company A, and Lieutenants Derrom, of
Companv B, and Keim, of Company F,
were tne officers or tne guard, t ne
guard mount took place and was wit
nessed by many of the staff officers of
headquarters, and civilians, who, having
heard of the excellent work which the
regiment had been doing, came out to see
this, one of the most imposing ceremonies
of the camp.
The various difficult manoeuvres of the
mount were so perfectly executed that a
regular army officer who was present
broke through the stoicism which is popu
larly supposed to hedge about the dignity
of a regular army man so far as to declare
that his owu men could not have done
better. The civilians were not so reserved
and enthusiastically declared that it was
the best guard mount of the encampment.
Colonel Wauser has been giving the en
tire brigade instructions in tactics. He
was the only commandant that marched
his regiment upou the grounds in proper
order. The correctness of his tactics was
then questioned by several members of
the Brigadier General’s staff, but a refer-'
ence to the manuel showed that the Col
onel was right. This afternoon, on re
view,at one stage of the manoeuvres every
regiment iu the brigade was at support
arms, except the Fourth, which Colonel
Wauser hud commanded to come to an
order arms. General Steele commanded
Coionel Wanser to bring liis regiment to
a support urms.
This evening the authorities were con
sulted again and it was discovered that
Colonel Wanser was the only commander
of the brigade who had given the right
The gun detachment gave an exhibition
drill this afternoon in front of Colonel
Wanser’s tent. The Colonel’s visitors
warmly applauded the alertness and pro
ficiency of Lieutenant Babcock’s men.
Private Brock, of Company E, was
caught stealing a helmet from one of
Company E’s tents and placed in the
guard house.
Postmaster Dickinson was in camp
most of the day. After the review he
passed through Company A’s street just
as the company was drawn up for dis
missal. xne men presented nrms ana ac
corded the Colonel all the honors.
Ex-Governor Abbett and Colonel Hnr
vey, of the Governor’s stall, visited
Colonel Wanser this afternoon.
Chancellor and Mrs. McGill were Inter
ested spectators of the dress parade.
Enoch Smith, William Meschutt, ex
Police Commissioner John Smith, ex
Judge McGrath, Freeholder Kilroy and
and Policeman Mike Egan were among
the enthusiastic admirers of the Fourth
of the review.
President John Edelstein, of the Fi
nance Board, James Roche and Michael
Doyle partook of the hospitality of
Colonel Wauser’s inner tent this after
Tom Haggerty, the popular Sergeant
at-Arms of the Court of Chancery, after
seeing the Fourth’s excellent wort today
declared in his enthusiasm that he was
going to move to Jersey City right away.
~ Sheriff Demarest.fof Hackensack, visited
Company C of the Second Battalion this
afternoon and was received with great
enthusiasm. He addressed the boys
hrieffy and reminded them of their duties
as soldiers.
Detective Pearson, of Jersey City, came
to the camp this afternoon, but was
obliged to return immediately on account
of sickness.
The wife of Assistant Adjutant General
Parker, of Jersey City, spent the day at
brigade headquarters.
Major Mason was visited by his wife
and daughter today.
Nicholas Jansen, formerly of Green
ville, but now of Brielle, was among to
day’s visitors at camp.
Among those on the grounds from Jer

sey City were Henry S. White, John
Kugan, John Applegate, ex-Alderman
John Cable, Mrs. G. Sproul, Miss Lillie
Sproul, Frank Muller, EnochJSinith, Will
iam Mescliutt, Mrs. D. Opdyke, Miss
Susie MeKnight, Edward Opdyke and
Mrs. Reed.
Ben Crane, of Company F, was the
sentinel in front of headquarters today,
and the soldierly manner in which he per
formed his duties attracted the attention
of the commandant. Private Robiusou,
of the same company, guarded the en
trance to the grounds on the extreme left
equally as well.
The Military Order of Surgeons of New
Jersey held a meeting this morning at
brigade headquarters, and elected Sur
geon General John T. McGill president.
Colonel Stevens, of the Second Regi
ment, detailed a number of men to act !is
a hospital and ambulance squad. The
men did their work so well that Brigade
Surgeon A. K. Baldwin requested that
whenever a squad was required from the
Second for hospital duty, the Colonel
would send the same squad.
The Second Regiment made sixty-eight
per cent, in volley and sixty-iive per cent,
in skirmish firing at the range this morn
ing __
A List of Outings That Mnv Ho Had at
Moderate Expense.
This is the season of the year when s
day’s excursion is not only pleasant, but
the city. Among the most agreeable ol
these inexpensive pleasure trips are the
The Sea Beach Route.—The pleasure
and advantage of a trip to Coney Island
by the popular Sea Beach route have but
to be experienced to be appreciated,
Boats leave the foot of Whitehall street
New York, half hourly—on Sundays
every twenty minutes—for Bay Ridge
tlieuce by rail to Brighton and Wesl
Brighton Beach. The excursion fare if
40 cents and the pleasure seeker will
go quickly and comfortably.
Ax Enjoyable Sunday Trip.—Kasten
diek’s regular Sunday trips to Yonkers
West Point and Newburg afford a mosl
agreeable outing and are extremely popu
lar. The sail uu the Hudson on the mag
nificent steamer St. Johns is particularly
enjoyable to family parties. Dittmar’f
full orchestra furnishes excellent music
throughout the trip, and a hotel restaur
ant at popular prices is found on board
the boat.
Kastendiek’s excursions have an estab
lished reputation for the orderly mannei
in which they are conducted. The boal
leaves Jersey City at 8.45 a. in., returning
before dark. The fare for the round trii
to Newburgh and return is only 50 cents
Rockaway Beach.—Among the nu
merous nearby resorts, perhaps nom
affords greater enjoyment that
Rockaway Beach with its magnifi
cent accommodations and invigorating
sea air. The Grand Republic and Crys
tal Wave, of the Knickerbocker Steam
boat Company, make three trips daily ti
this popular watering place, the fart
being fifty cents for the round trip. A
complete time table of this well knowi
line, with Annex connections from Jersey
City will be found in another column.
South Beach.—One of the most popu
lar summer resorts for Jersey City peoph
this season is South Beach, Staten island
This charming bit of sea shore is ju®
coming into prominence and the populai
favor it is receiving is well merited
Provided with every facility for a day’:
healthful enjoyment, it is free from thi
“fakir” establishments and other dis
agreeable features which cliaracterizi
some of the older resorts. Boats leuvi
foot of Dey street, New York, every twi
hours, from 9:30 a. m. to 7:30 p. in. Fan
for the round trip only 30 cents.
A Great Throng Listen to the Tabernach
ltand Last Night.
rpKn Uoiwl erifor+oinoil f
great throng of people at Van Vors
Square last evening. Bandmaster Bodei
was in charge. Mr. William H. Turner
who controls the baud to a large extent
says that in spite of all talk to the con
trafy, Bandmaster Boden will continue t<
lead the band all through the summer.
He lias made the band all it is, and wil
not be disturbed.
It is probably generally known that th
band players receive no pay for their set
vices, but that their entertainments an
rendered without charge. The one cos
of their performance is that for shee
music, and for the erection of the stand
The .amilies whose houses face the pari
have generously consented to cover thi
expenditures these incidentals make ne
cessary. The baud is going to Oceai
Grove with the picnic of the Young Men’
Christian Association next Thursday, am
so the seventh of the series of concert
will be given a day late, Friday, July IS
Newark’s Unlicensed Saloons.
Sjjecial to the Jersey City New*.
Newauk, July 12, 1889.—It seems to 1>
quite evident that there are a number o
unlicensed saloons in the city, but the;
do not come under the head of “un
licensed saloons.” There are in tin
neighborhood of 1,100 liquor dealers ii
Newark. Of the 212 who wen
licensed since January lust nl
but eighty come under tin
old law previous to March 20
1889, and have no right to sell, accordin;
to City Counsel Conit’s opinion. In addi
tiou to the eighty mentioned, 248 weri
licensed since March 20. This leaves 8oi
violating the Werts bill. Not more thai
200 of these saloons can be closed unde
the opinion of the brewers’ counsel; tha
is, to continue in business by virtue of ol(
licenses unexpired. After taking tliesi
out there ure still left 050 who are sellin;
without any shade of law.
An Unknown Victim of the Locomotive
Au unknown man, about thirty-flv
years of age, with fair complexion, am
weuring black chat, vest and pants, re<
flannel shirt, blue jumper, gray drawer
and socks, Congress gaiters, and witli fivi
cents in his pockets, was killed by an out
ward bound West Shore train at the New
ark avenue bridge about eight o’clock las
evening. The body was sent to Speers
morgue. __
JEell on a Curb Stone.
william .1 Pickering, who resides a
the corner of Wayne and Varick streets
was seized with a fit this morning 01
Washington street and in falling his liea<
struck the curb stone and was severe!;
-•ashed in several places. Patrolmai
Braunwald took him to the First Pre
cinct, where the wounds were dressei
and Mr. Pickering sent home.
To Address tlie “Single Taxers.”
A. B. Stoddard, of the Richmom
county, S. I., Sentinel, will be one of tin
speakers at the Single Tax meeting ii
Salter’s Woodbine Grove, on the Pamrapi
Bay shore, next Sunday afternoon. Tin
Standard Single Tax Glee Club will in
troduce some new glees, among them
"Do You See the Catr”
Quarreled Over a Game.
Julius Somers and Vito Tuois, tw
Italians, living at No. 78 Colgate street
while playing a game of “polo” yesterda;
became involved in a dispute, and Sorner
stabbed Tuois in the face with a penknife
Somers said he struck Tuois with his bar
fist. Justice Weed had Somers locked u
this morning.
A Close Scrutiny of the Estimates Does
Not Bear Out Their Claims off a Great
Reduction—Comparison Between This
Year and Last, with Explanatory
At a recent meeting held by the Board
of Freeholders a general rejoicing took
place among the members for, as they
claimed, they had reduced the appropria
tions *114,030 from the amount expended
, last year. From this particular body so
great a saving to the county appeared sur
prising. The estimates were given a
hasty examination and they showed that
the claim of the Freeholders as econo
mists was hardly warranted.
This year the Board was not called on
to appropriate *33,500 for the Commission
ers of Land Records, *50,000 for the Hall
of Records attached to the Court House,
or $15,000 for a new asylum, and hence
there was in one lump *0,3,000 less to be
provided for than at the last aD portion
A further comparison of the appropri
ations for the next fiscal year with those
of the present year shows that the osten
tatious pretentions of the Freeholders to
economy are worse than at first imagined.
The appropriation for the courts is
*70,000 by this Bonra, an increase of
This increase, it was claimed, was nec
essary because the Legislature raised the
fees of constables, and also that heretofore
the appropriation had always been short
and had to be made good from some other
fund. The increase from 810,000 to 814,000
iu salaries is required by the new Free
holders’ law. The incoming Board of ten
members -will receive 81,200 each, and the
Director 82,000, or $14,000 in all. The pres
ent Board of twenty members receive but
$500 a year each, or iu all 810,000. The
curious explanation for the 82,000 increase
in the appropriation for salaries of officers
is that Assistant Clerk Noonan and Clerk
Hough, in the Collector’s office, have here
tofore been paid out of the incidental
An equally singular reason for the in
crease of fees of Coroners and Morgue
Keepers from $2,000 to $5,000 was that
82,000 is only enough to pay one Coroner
and that the others have been paid out of
other appropriations. When Clerk Boyd
was asked why expenses of elections had
been increased from 87,000 to $10,000 he
said it was because of the new polling
precincts to be established. He did not
know how many there are to be or why
$2,000 more was neccessary, but he was
sure the appropriation heretofore had
' been too small.
! Stationery and indexing was increased
from $3,500"to $4,000, “because $3,500 is not
enough,” said Mr, I3ovd.
“Well, I don’t believe we’ll have to pay
it,” suid Freeholder Turner, interrupting
the clerk, “for I don’t think the indexing
1 item a legal one.”
A big knock down for reform was the
increase in the appropriation for bridges
i from $13,000 to $20,000. This was explained
. as being necessary because it will require
*3,000 a year to take care of the Newark
. avenue bridge and the balance to care for
i the other bridges. The past Legislature
i directed the Freeholders to pay 84,(570
. back pay to some office holders who,
some time ago, worked for half pay when
the appropriation was exhausted.
Here is a list of items on the new appro
’ print ion list that do not appear in last
icai o uyyii iiiwvu.
i, Back pay county employees...$4,670
Storeroom. 6.500
* Wages of mechanics (S. H.). 12,000
l Smallpox Hospital. 3,500
County Board of Health. 8,500
' Pest House. 3,500
Park Commissioners. 8.000
County Board of Taxation. 3,000
Armory bonds. 1,000
’ Clerk Boyil explained that these had
. been paid out of the incidental account
1 heretofore. The aggregate of these items
is about $45,000. The incidental bill, all
! told, last year, is only $30,000. So that if
' the incidental bill had been made to cover
! only these items it would not have been
' large enough. Beyond all this, with these
' items set off by themselves, the incidental
account in the new appropriation
; amounts to £20,0U0. So that a difference
' ot $10,000 between the old and new inci
dental account is all that is left of the old
| to represent this aggregate of $45,000 of
I new items. H ow $45,000 is to be crowded
! out of $10,000 is a mathematical paradox
’ that only the present Board of Freehold
ers can solve.
I The Body Without a Scratch or a Stain
Upon It.
While the race train on the Pennsyl
vania Railroad was chasing at a fifty,
mile-an-hour rate over the Hackensack
Meadows yesterday it struck James
Kenrns, of Newark, and flung him against
u coal train moving In an opposite direc
tion. That in turn flung him back.
When both trains had gone by he was
found lying dead between the tracks.
There was not a scratch or a spot of blood
on him. His clothing hung in ribbons
about him and the soles of his shoes had
been torn off, leaving the uppers on his
feet. He had been at the Meadows’ shop
in quest of work and was walking home
ward when he met his death.
Court Pavonia’s Officer*.
The semi-annual installation of officers
■ of Court Pavouia No. 6,800, A. O. F., took
s place on Wednesday evening last, at No.
1 140 Newark avenue, and the following
I named officers were installed by Deputy
i High Chief Ranger James Bogun for the
; ensuing term:—Chief ranger, Thomas
- Toomey; sub chief rnnger, Kdwnrd J.
- Keoghan; treasurer, P. Lavin: financial
; secretary, J. Gormeley; recording secre
’ tary, J. J. Scanlon; senior beadle, John
H. Foley; junior beadle, George McNally;
senior woodward, i nonius 1 mane; junior
woodward. William O’Neil; past chief
■ ranger, Frank Gormeley, and medical
' director, Dr J. Keating. Several new
’ candidates were accepted and more were
l proposed for the next meeting.
L -*
' Not the Stoddard Lecture*.
1 For some time past a number of agents
i have been canvassing Jersey City with a
series of publications purporting to bo the
illustrated lectures of John L. Stoddard,
the celebrated lecturer on foreign travel.
I Tne works are being sold in instalments.
They are not genuine. A number of eiti
! zens of this city showed periodicals which
1 they hud purchased, to the Rev. E. L.
i Stoddard, of St. John's Episcopal Church.
> who is a brother of the lecturer, ami
- found they had been sadly duped. The
Rev. Mr. Stoddurd pronounced them
bogus, and said that bis brother’s works
are not sold in that manner.
The Bridegroom Wn» Kighty-four.
] Springfield, Mass., July 13, 188».—
Pelatiah Ely, aged eighty-four, of Dong
' Meadow, was married Tuesday to Mrs.
1 Lucy A. Morse, aged ilfty-tlve, whom he
i first met four weeks ago when she was
> engaged as nurse to the first Mrs. Ely.
The latter died three weeks ago. The
datives of Mr. Ely allege that undue in
fluence has been exercised over him by
the new wife and that she lias already
flrawn out a large portion of his fuuds
from the bank and induced him to make
i new will in her favor. There is likely
to be litigation over the matter.
Gigantic Plans of the Land and Im
provement Company.
The first symptoms of the great efforts
which are being mode by the Hoboken
Laud and Improvement Company to influ
ence a larger portion of the New York
shipping industry to Hoboken than that
city at present has are beginning to show
themselves. About two months ago Thf.
Jersey City News interested its readers
with a full description of the plans form
muted in the mind ol the great nouoKen
Land Trust.
The grand and picturesque old River
Walk, around which cluster so many ro
mantic memories, is to be cut away. The
pick and shovel have desecrated the mem
orable spot and it is being converted into
a street. The banks are being filled in
with rock, over which dirt is thrown, and
the rocky sides of the Stevens estate are
being blown away in order to make room
for the pavers.
Besides this, the Elysian Fields, another
spot of fond recollection, is being cut up
for building lots, and in fact the Fields
are unrecognizable to those who knew
them five years ago.
On the Stevens estate itself, too, there
are a number of signs announcing that
the property is for sale and that easy pay
ments will be accepted. So far the prop
erty has not been eagerly sought after.
The position is too elevated for most peo
pie, as in winter the wind rushes over the
castle ground with uninterrupted feroc
ity, and that, for one reason, has been a
hindrance in every case of a prospective
“What is the company’s object?” is a
question often asked, but nobody has
seemed to grasp the solution of the
The fact is that one of the greatest land
schemes ever carried out will soon be cast
upon Hoboken. The entire river front
will be given up to the shipping trade,
from the Hamburg docks up to and be
vond the Fourteenth street ferry. It is a
bold and clever bid for an increased num
ber of shipping companies who at present
load and unload on the New York shore
of the Hudson or the East River.
One inducement offered is that the rent
and expenses would be less than on the
other shore, and that railroad facilities
would be much improved. From Wee
liaw'ken, if the scheme pans out as it is
expected to, atrackwill be laid right along
the present River Walk, and connection
thereby obtained with the Erie and West
Shore Railroad.
The object in selling portions of the
Stevens estate is evident. It has been
given out by the family that they are anx
ious to remove to New York, as they find
no suitable society in Hoboken, and there
the Hoboken society leaders and the
family at the castle.
Then, too, when the projected offices,
warehouses and docks are built, the
property which now forms part of the
estate and which is a portion of the park
will deteriorate much in value, so that the
Company is trying to make us much as
possible out of the transaction before
their idea is made public.
The River Walk will be converted into a
substantial roudwav, which will connect
witli the newly opened River street , across
the front of the park, between Fourth and
Fifth streets. The long controversy be
tween the Council and the company dur
ing the past winter over the privilege of
building a roadway across the front of
the park has been fully published in the
columns of The Jersey Citv News. The
affair ended in a victory for the Hoboken
I.rtnd and Improvement Compnuy, who
nave now practically the entire control of
the whole water front.
It is not many years before Hoboken
will have become the centre of twice as
much shipping as she has at the present
time. It lias been promised, and the ship
owners see their way to saving consider
able mouey by the proposed change.
The location is superb. The docks
would be situated between two ferries,
tlie lower and Fourteeutli street one, and
if the proposed railroad changes were
carried out connection could be main
tained by the short branch line with the
Pennsylvania, Erie and West Shore rail
roads over the Junction Railroad of New
Jersey, and the proposed small loop to
connect the different warehouses and
Upon enquiry at the Hoboken I.and and
Improvement Company’s offices this
morning 1 could learn nothing about the
matter. President Stevens was away
and nobody else had authority to say any
thing about the matter.
It is expected that millions of dollars
will be spent in preparing Hoboken for
her new cureer.
To the people who have lived in the up
town section of the city the budding
works of the company are causing much
surprise and indignation, as at first the
property will be much reduced in price
for the purpose of residences, and it will
be some time before it attains any value
as manufacturing or railroad premises.
Careless wttli His Money.
A man named Christian Bartenmm
who lives at the corner of First avenue
and Third street, was arrested late lgst
night for being drunk. He had booked a
passage on the steamer which sailed yes
terday for Bremen, but arrived too late to
sail on her.
'Co Hmivn bis disauDOintment he nro
ceedeil to get drunk, and nourished in the
face of everybody he met n large roll of
bills amounting to $3,021. Policeman Ger
kin happened along and was saluted by
the bills, which were flaunted in his face,
and he arrested the man more for the
safety of the money than that of the man
A Pleasant Lawn Party.
A very pleasant and enjoyable lawn
party was held last night at the house of
Mrs. Boyle, No. 90 Hudson street. Danc
ing, music and witty recitations kept the
young folks busy until a late hour. The
Committee of Arrangements was as fol
lows:—Miss Lizzie Wareing, Miss Lottie
Houre and Miss Nellie Porter.
Miss Nellie Knapp played several selec
tions on the piano anti also recited several
well known compositions. Master John
Hesey, Miss Henrietta Wareing and Miss
Quay also contributed to the evening’s
enjoyment by playing selections cn the
piano. Refreshments were laid on a table,
around which were suspended flugs and
lighted Chinese lanterns.
Hoboken Notes.
Freeholder “Andy” Cullen has gone Into
the “show” business. He has bought No.
7(1 Hudson street, and will give variety
performances there.
Treasurer Schiller, of Cronheim’s Thea
tre had a beueilt last night. The attend
ance was very large.
The excursion of Fraternity Lodge will
take place next Tuesday.
This morning a lurgo number of Hobo
kenitcs started for Sen Girt, where they
will enjoy n day of camp life.
Bkkciiam's pills act like tussle os a weak stomach
The Anti-FoiltlCRl Constitution Adopted
Without Objection or Debate—Resolu
tions in Support of tile Coach Drivers*
< The Central Trades’ and Labor Assein"
bly met in Coopers’ Hall last evening.
The meeting was rapped to order by
Chairman John Callahan at eight o’clock
sharp. Despite the heat the hall was
filled. It was the most Important meet
ing yet held by the Assembly, as the con
stitution and by-laws were adopted and
permanent officers were elected. The sec
tions of the constitution of interest to the
public are those with reference to politics
and politicians.
Under the heading of “Eligibility o*
Delegates” the constitution provides:—
“No one shall be eligible to sit as a dele
gate who has l>een a candidate for public
office, or who is not at the time of the
presentation of credentials a working
member of his craft.”
This, os will be seen, effectually closes
tuc uwi w au (r.muciaur)—muui nuipo iu
Another important section reads:—
"There shall be no political matter
brought before this Assembly, save that
concerning labor interests directly.” It
was decided that the permanent officers of
the Assembly should be a recording-corre
sponding secretary, financial secretary,
treasurer nnd sergeant at-arms.
A novel and protective feature is the
method of the selection of chairman. The
constitution provides:—“ The chairman
shall be selected at the beginning of each
meeting, and the right of selecting the
cliairmun shall be accorded to the organ
izations in rotation as they appear on the
roll book. Whe . the organization entitled
to designate the chairman is not repre
sented,the next organization in ordershall
have that privilege.”
Thus, it will be seen, the Assembly has
provided against any one posing as per
manent presiding officer and making
political cupital out of the position.
The recording secretary will call each
meeting to order.
A remarkable feature in connection
with the adoption of the constitution was
that it was adopted without u solitary ob
jection and without debate. The Creden
tial Committee reported favorably on the
re-admission of the delegates from tlieJer
sey Association. The credentials of the
Pocahontas Association, the Coach
Drivers’ Association and the Eccentric
Engineers wTere laid over under the rules
The election of permanent officers was’
then declared iu order, and John T.
Burke, of Hudson County Typographical
Union Xo. 94, was unanimously elected
recording-corresponding secretary; Joseph
Fullem, of the Surface Railroad Em
ployees, financial secretary; George C.
Smith, of the Painters, Paper Haugers
and Decorators, treasurer; and Henry
Henkel, of Cigannakers Union Xo. 131,
After the new officers had been inducted
into their positions, Delegate Jakeway
moved that a vote of thanks be tendered
to Thomas Eianagan, of the Painters, for
his faithful performance of the duties of
secretary pro. tern. The motion was
adopted, and Mr. Flanagun made a short
speech, in which he predicted a brilliant
and useful future for the Assembly.
Then, the following resolutions, pre
sented by the Printers’ Union, were
unanimously adopted:—
Resolved. That the Central Trades and Labor
Assembly of Hudson county pledges its hearty
support to the Coach Drivers’ Association in its
effort to obtain needed rest for its overworked
members, and further
Resolved, That we promise to patronize ail
such employing undertakers and livery men as
grant the very moderate demands of their em
Ou motion, a committee of three was ap
pointed to meet committees from the
Building Trades’ Council and the Jersey
Association to make definite arrange
ments for a joint celebration of Labor
Day. The committees will meet on Sun
day evening next, at No. 303 Newark ave
A motion was then passed that the sec
retary be directed to notify all unions
whose delegates have been delinquent to
send delegates who will attend in their
Delegate Flanagan announced that his
colleague, James' A. Stuart, was absent
because of au accident which happened.
While working at his trade (painting)
yesterday he made a misstep and fell
from the scaffold to the ground, breaking
two ribs. The meeting expressed its
hearty sympathy for Mr. Stuart and then
adjourned until next Thursday evening.
Arrested for Having Broken Into a
Three small boys were arrested on the
morning of June 1 and charged with hav
ing broken into the store of Julius Caesar
Walkenhermer, at Xu. 135 Pavonia ave
nue, and stealing several bottles of liquor.
This morning they were tried in the
Court of Sessions. It was shown that Po
liceman liOwry found Patrick Horan, of
No. U55 Tenth street, unconscious from
drink in a hallway at tliat number, and
Wiuileld Burkhardt, of No. 175 Tenth
street, in a like condition ou a stoop. Ev
idence sufficient to warrant arrest was
found near them, and they implicated
Joseph Kenny, another boy, of No. 175
Tenth street.
The two unconscious boys, who are not
more than fourteen years old, were taken
to the Station House in a wagon. Dur
ing the trial today they declared that they
were innocent and thut two men had
given them the liquor, but the story was
disbelieved, and the jury convicted them.
The Court Will Not Appoint an En
gineer for home Time.
On undeniable authority it was stated
yesterday that no engineer would be ap
pointed to begin work ou the new county
road until the Court of Errors has decided
tlie legality of the issue of bonds to build
the road with.
The Freeholders have claimed right
along that this would not be done. The
authority quoted above said yesterday
that if this is uot done the Court will
probably not take any action, or at any
events, will not until the new Board of
Freeholders take office this fall. The four
members of the Common Pleas Bench
have had one consultation over the ques
tion ml this opinion was unanimous.
The Building Trades’ New Officers.
Delegate Daniel Spencer, of the Tin aud
Sheet Iron Workers, was elected president
of the Building Trades’ Council, at its
last meeting. James F. Moran was re
elected secretary. Patrick Norton, of the
Hoboken Carpenters, was elected trea
surer. __
An Old Watchman Badly Injured.
James Doyle, a watchman, seventy-two
years old, employed at the Erie Railroad
yards, was struck by an engine in the
yards this morning, and was taken home
in a badly mutilated condition.
Hurt While Stealing a Ride.
John Segle, age nineteen, living in
Pavonia avenue, was stealing a ride this
morning in an inbound freight train on
the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
Railroad. When the train arrived at the
west end of the tunnel he was caught be
tween the bumpers and received aD injury ,
to the left leg. He was removed to the
City Hospital.
Parnell's Counsel Ask to See the Books
and Are Refused.
By Cable to the United Preen.
London, July 12, 1889.—Counsel for the
Pamellites before the Parnell Com
mission have for the past two weeks had
a corps of experts at work upon the statis
tics of crime in Ireland, and the results of
this labor will be in shape for presenta
tion in evidence before the adjournment
of the Commission.
Although the work is not yet finished,
enough is already gleaned from the rec
ords to amply justify the undertaking and
to prove the sagacity of Mr. Reid, of coun
sel for the Pamellites, at whose instiga
tion the work of gathering the statistics
was undertaken. The figures, when pre
DrUlCU W 11*0 vvun, nui oiiwn 1111*0 MUiiut
the ten years which followed
1879, the year when the Land League
was formed, there was leas crime
in every county in Ireland then during
the ten years which preceded that date.
The statistics cannot fail to have an im
portant bearing in considering the effect
of League organization on the alleged in
crease of crime.
Before the Purnell Commission today
Sir Charles Russell asked that Mr.
Sonmes, counsel for the Tl mes. produce a
list of all payments made to witnesses on
behalf of the Times, and also all commu
nications to and from agents of the limes
in Ireland und America.
Sir Charles Webster declined to pro
duce the communications asked for.
Mr. Soames was recalled to the witness
box and said that he hail not yet made out
a list of the sums paid to witnesses. There
was no definite arrangement as to how
Le Caron should be paid.
Mr. Macdonald, for the Times, said it
was understood that Le Caron should be
provided for. He had lost his employ
ment in the Government service and as
long as he should need it he was to re
ceive assistance.
Mr. Houston, secretary of the Loyal and
Patriotic Union, was recalled. He stated
that Pigott was first mentioned to him as
a useful witness by Lord Stallbridge. The
“Parnellism and Crime” series of articles,
afterward embodied in a pamphlet, were
an elaborate reprint of “Parnellism Un
masked.” The work was compiled by
Pigott. for which the witness paid him
£0U. He was willing to place the books of
the Loyal and Patriotic Union before the
Court, but objected|to their being exam
ined by the political opponents of the
Sir Charles Russell demanded the pro
duction of the books. He desired to prove
by them that the whole indictment con
tained in “Parnellism and Crime” pro
ceeded from the Loyal and Patriotic
Union, and that Pigott was used by that
powerful political organization to concoct
the plan.
Sir Richard Webster contended that the
books were wanted merely in order to
give the Parnellites free range in other
political matters.
The Court decided against Sir Charles
Russell’s application. Sir Charles Russell
intimated that he had received written
instructions from Mr. Parnell regarding
the further conduct of the case, which re
quired him to ask the Court for delay in
order to have an opportunity to consider
the position of Messrs. Parnell and
Davit t.
Sir Charles Russell and Solicitor Lewis j
thereupon left the Court and the Commis
sion adjourned until Tuesday,
It is understood that Mr. Parnell’s in
structions to Sir Charles Russell were to
withdraw from the case, and it is further
understood tnat the Irish leader’s decision
in the matter is final.
Dr. Baregge, of Milan, Italy, is in Lon
don on a visit. He is a pupil of Pasteur
ii tv rl oonciwl crimp pnnatpmiitifm nmnn ir
physicians all over Europe less than a
month ago by treating five cases of hydro
phobia, every one of which resulted
fatally. This for a time gave a severe
shock to the faith in Pasteur’s system,
which has become almost universal.
I)r. Bareggi now explains thut in his
treatment of these cases he followed a
new method which he learned in Spain.
He acknowledges very frnnklv that he
made a great mistake in abandoning the
Pasteur treatment.
The Son of the Famous Prohibitionist
Meets Instant Death.
Perth Amboy, N. J., July 18, 1889.—
Alexander Parker, the son of Courtlaud
L. Parker, of this place, who is one of the
leaders in the Prohibition movement in
New Jersey, met with instant death at
South Amboy last night.
Mr. Parker started with a son of the
Rev. Dr. Post to make a visit on friends
in South Amboy. They missed the pas
senger train and boarded a south bound
freight. The two young men clambered
upon the top of a car.
lu going under a bridge Mr. Parker
was struck ana knocked off. His body
fell over the side. His skull was horribly
crushed and death must have been in
He was nineteen years of age, and re
cently came home from Yale College to
spend his vacatiou.
lie Meets a Horrible Death In a Railroad
Wreck at Patersou.
Paterson', N. J., July 13, 1889.—Ntne
freight cars were side-tracked by a switch
engine this morning half a mile above the
Erie depot, and were left without their
brakes being set.
An hour later they started down the
grade, jumped several switches and
finally crashed into the same freight en
The pilot and tender of the engine were
smashed and three pussenger couches and
two freight cars were demolished. Fire
TcvuonVi Cnfilnii rtf TprSOV flifv W8R
caught between the tender and tire box
and had one of his legs burned to a crisp.
He died shortly after being taken to the
hospital. The end of the depot was stove
in and the telegraph operator had a nar
row escape. Engineer Davis was not in
jured. _
Xlie Adams Xearlv Destroyed on the Kill
von Kull.
The ferryboat Adams, owned by a Troy
company, took fire last night at eleven
o’clock and was partially destroyed. The
boat was moored at Port Richmond, E. I,,
near John H. Starlu’s docks.
According to the watchman who wns
aboard the ferryboat, a lamp in the cabin
exploded and set lire to the joiner work,
which soon blazed viciously. It was not
extinguished until $30,000 damages had
been done.
Last winter the Adams, while laid up at
Albany, caught tire, and much damage
wns done, when the repairs were made
the boat was taken to Staten Island to be
sold and it has been there moored to a
dock ever since. It was insured.
He Called Her Had Names.
William Craft was held in bonds to
keep tho peace for six months by Justice
Weed this morning for calling Julia Cad
mus, of No. 330 First street, bad names
and using vile language in her presence.
rhe Rev. Mr. Stoddard
Says There Is No 111
Feeling on His Part.
What Was in the Letter That
Started the Bitterness Between
the Two Bergen Clergymen?
Special to the Jertey City Ifewt.
Asbcby Park, July 12,1889.—Agreeably
to instructions I visited the Rev. E. L.
Stoddard, the rector of St. John’s Episco
pal Church on Jersey City Heights, at the
Coleman House here, where he is stop
ping with Mrs. Stoddard, this evening. I
found him very reticent as to the details
of the unpleasant scene between himself
and the Rev. Mr. Herr, of the Bergen
Presbyterian Church, at a recent funeral
service on Bergen Hill-top. When I
asked him whether anything had occurred
at that time that justified the Rev. Mr.
acn in laiMuj' to mui as ue uiu lie wuuiu
not answer directly.
"Well,” he said, “that would be telling
you something of a matter about which!
do not care to talk.”
“Had any previous disagreement ex
isted between the Kev. Mr. Herr and
yourself?” Mr. Stoddard was asked.
“No,” he replied, “I cannot say that any
disagreement existed. I had met Mr.
Herr on but two occasions prior to the
recent incident which The Jeeset Citt
News mentioned. But few words had
everpassed between us.”
“Then there is no truth in the rumor
that a coolness between Mr. Herr and
yourself existed prior to that incident?”
“None that I am aware of; none, at any
rate, on my part.”
“Does a feeling of rivalry exist between
your congregation and that of Mr. He'T
as to which should be recognized as the
church of the Hill?” was next ventured.
“No; I never saw the slightest evidence
of such a feeling.”
“Nor I,” interrupted Mrs. Stoddard,
who sat by listening with interest to the
interview; “and you know,” continued
that estimable lady pleasantly, “a woman
would naturally know all about anything
of the nature of rivalry in church mat
“Did any correspondence ever pass be
tween the Rev. Mr. Herr and yourself?”
was the next question.
“Well, I can’t say anything about that,
either,” replied Mr. Stoddard, good hu
moredly. But he added, “It amounted to
The reverend gentleman was pressed
for a further explanation, but he
staunchly refused to say anything further
coucerning either the correspondence or
the funeral episode.
"Ask me something easy—some other
conundrum,” he said, with a meaning
In reference to the recent unpleasant
encounter, Mr. Stoddard’s manner indi
cated that he could say much if he were
not bound to respect others' feelings. As
to the correspondence which pussed be
tween the two popular and eloquent di
vines, it is learned from other sources
that it was of such a nature as to necessi
tate an apology upon the part of the Rev.
Mr. Herr.
The Rev. Mr. Herr returned to his
n U UJ v/X ilMW VTbUlUg. X
called on him, but found him as uncom
municative us Mr. Stoddard had been, and
apparently angry. I showed him the
articles in relation to the existing trouble
between himself and the Rev. Mr. Stod
dard. After he had finished reading I
asked if I could say anything to the pub
lic for him.
“Well,” he replied, “I am simply
I then asked him if he would give me a
history of the previous difficulties which
existed between Mr. Stoddard and him
self and his auswer was rather peculiar.
“Whatever there may be between Mr.
Stoddard and myself is personal, and
should not be published,” he said.
“Will you not tell it?”
“There is no use in asking me; I
will say nothing. No matter what Mr.
Stoddard may say, I will not say a word
to any one. You can make him out to be
a very manly man; you can make him a
generous gentleman, or you can make
him anything you please, and at the same
time you can abuse me as much as you
wish; I will say nothing.”
1 tried to ask another question, but got
cut short.
“I will answer nothing to any one;
there is no use. Good evening.”
The Matricide Is Not Expected to lln
More Thau Two Hays.
Young Probst, the matricide and would
be suicide, lies very low at the City Hos
pital, and his deatli is looked for at any
time. Warden Osborne is of the opinion
that he will not live more than two days
at the furthermost.
His niece called to see him this morn
ing. but he did not know her at first.
After considerable effort he wus partially
nriin sod. ami he sinned that he knew her.
He is so weak now that his voice is
scarcely audible.
Kate King on the Itarapage.
The notorious Kate King, who kept
the “Hole in the Wall” so long at the cor
ner of Newark avenue and Seventh street,
went on the war path last night. It is
supposed that she got drunk and when
her husband got home she went for him
in true Amazon style. A light was the
result and during its progress she gouged
him under the left eye with a curving
fork. He went to the Third precinct and
then to the City Hospital.
She made good her escape and has not
yet been captured. Oue story says thut in
order to escape she jumped from the New
ark avenue bridge and ran up the track,
but it cannot be verified.
Kiutr left the hospital this morning to
go to court and make a complaint, but he
did not so.
- ■ m —
Thirteen Carloads of Excursionists.
The Var Honten Post, G. A. R., took
thirteen carloads of excursionists along
with them to Sea Girt this morning.
An Important Meeting.
There will he an important special meet.
Ing of the Painters’ Union on Monday
evening next, at Coopers’Hall. Action
will be taken on the Labor Day parade.
The Weather.
Washington, D. C„ July 12, lSS9.-Foi
Eastern New York, generally fair; slightly
cooler; northerly winds, becoming varia
ble. For Western New York, fair:
warmer; variable winds.
The Weather at Hartnatt’a.
July 11. Deg. JulT **•
it 3 P M.SO At 6 A. M.Ti
AtBP.M.81 A19A.M..M
At»P. M.is At noon.8t
At midnight.. 7!

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