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TOL. JL NO. 163.
JERSEY CITY. MONDAY. SEP L'EMBER 9, 1889
PRICE TWO CENTS
IN REPUBLICAN BASIS.
Jimmy Young's Aspirations
May Stir Up the Third
District.
FOUR TICKETS IN THE FIfiST
àpathy in the Fifth, with i'ome
Signs of Life Detected in the
Majah.
I The primaries for the election of dele
gates to the Republican State Convention
next week are to be held throughout the
county next Thursday.
Placid and serene as the outlook in the
Third district appears, there is a bubbling
and boiling beneath the surface that bids
fair to cause some trouble. It is all due
to the desire of Jimmy Young to succeed
General John Ramsey as State Commit
teeman.
The General had made it known that
he was not α candidate for re-election, or
Jimmy, irrepressible as he is, would never
have such aspirations. Ex-Corporation
Attorney Seymour has for some years
been casting longing glances at this
honorable position, and he lias determined
that he, and not Mr. Young, shall be
State Treasurer TotTey's colleague, for
there are two committeemen from each
Congressional district.
To acpomplish his purpose Mr. Young
has succeeded in persuading the John
Watt Association, a few republicans who
obey Mr. Watt's slightest command, to
back him. Among the members of this
association is Alderman Marinus, who is
also vice president of the Third District
Republican Association. Colonel Samuel
D. Dickinson is the president, but since
he has been appointed Postmaster he has
held himself aloof from active participa
tion in politics, and by so doing has per
mitted Marinus to run the association in
the interest of the John Watt Association
and Jimmy Young.
JL Juuxivr 1J. fl/Λ χυυχιυ-.
A few nights ago, in obedience to a call
issued by Alderman Marinas, the Repub
lican Association met—or rather the John
"Watt portion of it—to arrange for the
primaries to elect delegates to the Guber
natorial convention. There was no op
position to the programme arranged by
the John Watts faction and Jimmy
Young, and it was decided that the Third
district should give seven delegates for
Prank McGowan and us many as possible
for Mr. Young.
When the old stagers, who have carried
this district in their pockets for many
years, learned this, they made a kick and
it was a vigorous one. They favor E. iiurd
Grubb, of Philadelphia for the nomi
nation, and most decidedly object to Mr.
Young for State Committeeman. Ex
Judge Seymour also objects and his hand
is already felt in the tight. In conversa
tion with oup of the recognized leaders of
the Republican party today he told me
that, although General Grubb is the pref
erence of the majority in the district, the
delegates elected will not be pledged to
any one, unless it may be those that Watt,
Marinus and Young have elected, and
thev will, no doubt, be McGowan men.
APATHY IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT.
So little hope have the Republicans in
tlie Fifth district, no matter who may be
the Gubernatorial candidate this fall,
that they are lu a state of apathy. It is
many years since this has happened, and
politically the district is as quiet as η cler
gyman's vacation.
It is ctuiou.s to see that phenomenal
kicker, Frank O. Cole, content with filling
prescriptions at his store and Tax Commis
sioner David W. Lawrence quietly at
tending to the duties of his office without
uttering a word about politics.
Not the slightest interest have they ex
pressed concerning delegates to the
Gubernatorial Convention, and appar
ently they do not care who goes.
Their old enemies, Sheriff Toffey,
Charlie Laws, Joe Locke, etc., etc., are
equally without interest. When the
primaries are held the delegates elected
will go to the convention unpledged to
any one—if they can get delegates to go at
all.
The meeting of the District Club was
held in a small room in the rear of
Smith's office, a few nights ago, to ar
range for this, but ;the meeting was at
tended by very few. So little interest
was shown in the matter that it was sug
gested that the District Convention take
place in this small room instead of hiring
a hall for live dollars, and it was only
through the earnest urgency of
Freeholder Nelson that the com
mittee consented to engage a hall
NOBODY WANTS TO GO.
The Freeholder told me that nobody
wants to go to Trenton as a delegate and
that almost any one may who desires to.
He declined the honor, but said that if no
one else could go from his precinct he
would sacrifice his time. This appeared
to be the general feeling of all the men
who heretofore have always been anxious
to go.
It is rumored that this quiet does not
suit Major Ζ. K. Pangborn, aud that he
intends to be a delegate if permitted.
Should ho so announce himself it may
have the effect Jof enlivening matters, for
many will be but too glad to sit on him.
FOUU TICKETS IN THE FIIiST.
•'Hot as cleetiou" is an old saying, par
ticularly applicable to the tight for dele
gates to the State Convention going on
among the Republicans of the First dis
trict. There will be four tickets in the
field. One is run by William D. Ives and
headed by John Hreunau, ex-President of
the Board of Fire Commissioners, and
with Horace H. Farrier, A. B. Casey,
Captain John Graham and James McGarr
for company.
A second is the Brlen ticket, the most
prominent name on it being that of Gen
eral John Ramsay.
The two other tickets in the field are
Ι,ηη,ΙαΗ 1 WHH
Mnilly. General Ramsay's name is ou
both of these tickets ami he probably will
be elected. This fight, although there are
four tickets in the field, Is really a fight
v, between William 1). lyes on one side and
) General Ramsay and Brien on the other.
General Ramsay is a warm supporter of
General Grubb, and Ives is a McGowan
man.
THE ALLEGED JEFFEKSONIANS.
They Make Plane for Their Trenton Trip,
and Discard the Band.
The "Jeflfersonian" delegates met at
Roche's Hall yesterday afternoon and
completed arrangements for their first an
nual excursion to Trenton. Nearly one
hundred of them were present. Mr.
Noelkc was somewhere else.
I sent in a request to be admitted, and ι
waited iu great suspense for the answer.
"Fire him out! Fire him out!" yelled j
several voices within. I cannot say
whether these pleasant remarks referred
to me or Prof. Hoggs, who was waiting to
learn the fate of his proposition to furnish ι
the l)ig band which somebody had ' said ι
would accompany the pleasure party to i
Trenton, and who with charming im- j
» partiality had already supplied one of his ι
bands to the regulars. 1
Anyhow the doors were not opened till
the meeting adjourned. I then ap
proached Secretary John H. Cronau and
asked him if any business had been tran- 1
sacted of special importance. ι
'No," he very courteously replied. '
"Nothing beyond completing the final ar- i
rangements for the trip to Treuton. j
Some of the delegates will leave tomorrow
night. Others will not leave before
Tuesday morning."
"I presume you'll go to Trenton under
a breeze. Going to take a band along?"
"Oh, no; It isn't necessary. We'll
make noise enough. Ex-Senator Kabe,
who has been elected chairman of our
delegation, will present our claims, and
he'li do it in first class style, too."
"Was the subject broached this after
noon as to what course will bo pursued in
case you are not recognized in the conven
tion
"Oh, no. We didn't meet for that pur
pose."
"Will the entire new faction support
Abbett if their delegates are sat upon in
the convention?"
"We are all Abbett men. We consider
him as much our candidate as the old
faction's. We have not decided yet what
we will do if we are not recognized. It
depends in a great measure upon the
attitude of the delegates throughout the
State toward us."
"Will you put your own local candi
dates in the fieldf"
"i can't tell you just now. Walt till
we return from the convention. You'll
know all about it in a few days."
Ex-Judge Kankin voiced Mr. Cronan's
sentiments so far as State matters are con
cerned. But in response to my enquiries
regarding the local contest, he said:—"We
shall most assuredly have our own local
candidates."
When I approached Mr. Kern he looked
at me for a tew moments and said:—"Are
you looking for information here?"
"Yes, sir. '
"Well, you reported our primary in the
Fourth so correctly I don't think you need
to ask any questions."
I thanked Mr. Kern for the compliment,
and am yet wondering if he was speaking
ironically. The abrupt manner in which
he left me, however, almost convinces me
that Hilly has grown sarcastic since last
we met by the stile. In vain I tried to
ascertain delinitely if the new faction
would bolt the regular Democratic nomi
nees.
"We are ths party; and we will have
our own candidates," seemed to bo the
prevailing sentiment. But as fast as I
buttonholed one delegate another would
come up and march him off.
BALTIMORE'S FESTAL DAI.
Celebration of the Notable Local Fventa
of the War of 1812.
R Λ ΐ 'Γ Τ Mil!" W M il Spnt Q —Tïlft
commemoration of the stirring events at
Baltimore in connection witli the War of
1812 which have their seventy-fifth anni
versary during this week begins today
with the opening of the Maryland Expo
sition at Pimlico under the auspices of
the Maryland Exposition Association and
will continue until Saturday niifht.
Never before has Baltimore presented
so beautiful a picture. She is dressed in
her Sunday best from crown to toe, and
people in tens of thousands till her
streets. Home folk are strangers. Bal
timore st reet is a perfect maze in the ex
tent and variety of its decoration.
Tonight the streets are to be made re
splendent with thousands of electric
lights.
There is no room for business today—it
is relegated to the rear and patriotism
has taken its place. The air is illled with
music, the strains of "Dixie" are ap
plauded and cheered and "Yankee Doo
dle" meets with a warm reception, but
"The Star Spangled Banner," the na
tional hymn, which had its inspiration in
"the rocket's red glare" at old Fort Mc
Henry seventy-five years ago, simply car
ries the multitude off their feet. Two
hundred and eight stands, seating 25,000
people, have been erected on Broadway,
Baltimore street, Eutaw street and Madi
son avenue, over which route the various
processions during the week will move.
Notwithstanding a cloudy, threatening
early morning the day broke fresh and
fair. The air is cool and bracing and
there is every promise that the festivities
of the day will not be marred by unfavor
able weather. The opening day is
"graced with the presence" of President
Harrison, Secretary of War Proctor,
Postmaster General Wanamaker, Gover
nor Biggs, of Delaware; Governor Jack
son, and ex-Governor Philip
Francis Thomas, of Maryland.
The last named is the
only surviving member of the Thirty
sixth Congress, excepting Henry Watter
son's father.
The committee who waited upon him
urged the President to come on the
12th, when the great sham battle of
North Point will occur at Pimlico, but
he expressed a preference to see the great
industrial and trades display today.
TO RESTRAIN THE SHERIFF.
The Chancellor Asked to Stop the Sale
of Mr. Bishoft**» Property.
Ex-Mayor Collins applied to Chancellor
McGill this morning for an order to re
strain the Sheriff from selling property
said to belong to Frederick Bishoff under
a decree for deficiency.
In 1875 Charles Roux foreclosed a mort
gage against Bishoff, and the property
was duly sold by the Sheriff, but did not
bring the amount of the mortgage.
Mr! Coudert, as the repre
sentative of Koux, hearing that
Bishoff had acquired property after
a lapse of fourteen years comes forward
and attempts to have that property sold
in order to obtain the deficiency.
Mr. Collins claimed that in the sub
poena in the foreclosure sent it was not
stated that a decree of deficiency would
be asked for, as the law there required.
I'he Chancellor granted a stay and will
bear the motion at length on Monday.
THE MEADOWS MURDER.
Coroner lirackner Thinks that There Is a
mistake as to the Victim.
Coroner Brackner says the body of the
man murdered in the East Newark
meadows had not been identified np to the
time he and Dr. Converse left, near mid
night.
Ho does not believe the morning paper3
hud the correct name. He thinks the
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was found between eight and nine
/clock in the morning, and the County
Physician was not notified until after six
/clock in the evening.
The Coroner was ordered to empanel a
jury, which will view the body at five
/clock this afternoon.
The inquest will be postponed for a
week in order to allow the police to thor
oughly work up the case.
Hackejisack'g Kick*
Vice Chancellor Pitney listened to the
irgnment this morning in the case of the
State of New Jersey on the relation
if the Board of Health of Hackensack
igainst the Hoard of Chosen Freeholders
>f the County of Bergen.
The relators seek to restrain the Free
îolders from emptying the refuse from
Jourt House and County Jail of Bergen
nto the Haskensack Creek. The arjju
nent was still on at recess.
Fell from a Truck.
William Cummings, of No. 20 Tuers
ivenue, fell from a truck which he was
Iriving through Yarick street this morn·
ng. The wheel passed over his right
rm, breaking it near the elbow, and he
eceived a severe scalp wound. He was
aken home in an ambulance.
Two New Horse Cars*
The two new horse cars, which have
ieen promised so long, made their appear
nce this morning on the F.rie street line.
,'hey are built in the latest style, with all
mprovements, are most attractive in ap- 1
eurance and comfortable to ride in. ι
AFTER FIVE YEARS'WORK
PASTOR ELLISON REVIEW8 THE
PROGRESS Of HIS CHURCH.
How the Debt Was Lifted—Λ Glance at
the New Home of the Sunday School
—Three Lessons Drawn from the Va
cation Season.
The Rev. D. J. Ellison celebrated the
fifth anniversary of his call to the pastor,
ate of the Bergen Baptist Church yester
day. In the morning he preached an an
niversary sermon from the text:—" And
Caleb stilled the people before Moses and
said, 'Let us go up at once and possess lt>
for we are well able to overcome it.' "
These were the words with which Caleb
revived the courage of the children of
Israel after the spies had returned saying
that the promised land was peopled by
giants. Tlie Rev. Mr. Ellison showed
that the difference of opinion among the
Israelites at that moment was typical of
the mental attitude which any" body of
men take toward any cause. There are
always three classes:—The dyspeptics,
who are nothing but hindrance anil
are like the Hebrew spies who returned
and cried "Giants;" those who see'the
hindrances, but who, like Caleb, see the
resources and victory; and the optimists,
who see nothing but victory. The last
cluss was strongly condemned by the
preacher, who said that he had all three
classes in hl3 church.
A GRATIFYING ItEVIEW.
Mr. Ellison then turned his attention to
a review of his Ave years pastorate. He
came to the church a young man from the
seminary. At that time the church was
laboring under a debt of f20,000. The first
year they had a revival and seventy-live
were adtled to the church. Ια the follow
ing spring he was taken sick and sent to
Europe by his congregation.
When he returned he attacked the debt,
and on January 13 the church had wiped
it all out and celebrated a jubilee. Then,
on June 9, *3,000 was raised for the build
ing of an addition to the church.
During the live years Mr. Ellison has
received into Ills church 175 persons by
baptism and 150 by letter.
THE NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL BUILDING.
The fine large addition to the church
wliicii was buiit during the summer for
the accomodation of the Sunday school
was formally opened. The room is large
and airy, and will accomodate 550. An
interesting feature of the room is the
iron girder which runs across the
ceiling near the pulpit aud_ the
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years ago, when the addition was first
proposed, Deacon Miller gave the posts
and girders. The scheme, however, was
abandoned, and they were consigned to
the yard of the church. This summer,
when it was determined to complete the
addition, the posts and girder were dug
up in the yard, where they had lain so
long that they were almost covered with
the soil.
VACATION LESSONS.
In the evening Mr. Ellison preached a
sermon on vacation lessons. The first of
these lessons was that God is everywhere;
the second that God's care is over all his
creatures; and the third that if any had
sustained loss it did not prove that God
was not with them, since we obtain our
greatest joys from our sorrows.
WBEUAVVKRN'S iNEW SCHOOL·
It Will Be Built and Ready for Occu
pancy in November.
Weehawken is to have a new school
house at last. The efforts of The Jersey
City News to awakeu the people of the
town to the danger that threatened their
children if they were compelled to attend
school in the miserable old shed that lias
been a blot on Weehawken for years
have at last been crowned with success.
Mayor Simon Kelly was oue of the first to
see the danger and the first to try and
remedy it.
He called a mass meeting of the citizens,
suggested sites, and asked for an appro
priation. That was last May, and tlien
the question died out until Mayor Simon
found that it was absolutely necessary for
him to take immediate action.
He selected two lots facing on the
Boulevard, about ISO feet north of Nine
teenth street. The laud was bought fiom
the Hoboken Land Improvement Com
pany for a reasonable sum. Architect
Golde, of Hoboken, drew the plans, and
ground will be broken at once.
The school house will be a two-story
brick building. The first floor will be de
voted to a hall or assembly room; the
second floor will be divided into class
rooms.
The school when finished will accom
modate from two hundred to three hun
dred children. Mayor Kelly is delighted
with the plans, and says that the build
ing will be one of the finest school houses
in the county. He also complimented
The Jersey City News upon its energy
in furthering the project.
The school will be ready for the chil
dren to occupy it in the early part of
November.
SUNSET COX DYING.
All Hope of Saving the Famous New
Yorker's Lite Abandoned.
Congressman S. S. Cox is dying of ma
larial fever at his residence, No. IS East
Twelfth street, New York. Six physi
cians, including Dr. Fordyce Barker and
Dr. Stanton, of Washington, were in con
sultation over his case.
At noon all hope of recovery was given
up. His wife was prostrated with grief.
Mr. Cox returned several weeks ago from
lecturing tour in Dakota and Washing
ton Territory in his usual good health.
Two weeks ago he went to Washington
in the interest of one of his constituents,
and caught cold, which was followed by
malarial fever.
Mr. Cox's physicians thinks he can
hardly live through the day.
The Men Are Winning.
By Cable to the United Press,
London, Sept. 9, 1880.—Several wharf
ingers, in addition to those conceding
the demands of the strikers on Saturday,
announced this morning that they have
decided to accept the terms of the men.
The strike fund was augmented today by
£1,500, received from various sources.
The leader^ of the strike are in confer
ence with Cardinal Manning with refer
ence to that prelate's further mediation.
Mrs. Rathbum'a Fence.
Sirs. Rathburn, of South Amboy
through her counsel, De Witt
Van Buskirk, asked the Chancel
lor this morning to make
permanent α temporary order re
straining the South Amboy authorities
from moving the fence in front
of her handsome grounas back
aleven feet, and thus spoiling a flue
row of shade trees. The case grows out
3Î that troublesome new .survey of the
town which has been agitating property
Holders of late. The decisioii was re
served.
Hank Van Horn Seriously 111.
Alderman and ex-County Clerk Henry
!C. Van Horn, fainilirrly known as
'Hank," is seriously ill. He has been
:onflncd to his home for five weeks. He
s a member of the next Grand Jury.
One Veteran Dead.
Charles Nelson, the engineer at Mc
ieever's dry docks, at Communipaw, who
vas Injured by the boiler explosion there
ast Saturday evening, died yesterday,
iu inquest will probably be held.
Stole a Cab Just for Fuu.
John Hanks and John Harrison, of No·
15 Henderson street, were arraigued be
ore Justice Stilsing this morning for
larceny. Last evening, Henry Mclntyre,
who lives in the same honsu with the
men, hired a cab at the Hobokeu ferry to
take him home. When he arrived at the
house he invited Edward Keilly, the cab
driver, to come in. While Reilly was in
the house Hanks and Harrison jumped
upon the cab and drove off. When Keilly
missed the cab he complained to the
police, and Policeman Donavan caught
the men with the cab. They said that
they only took the vehicle for fun, and as
no one made a complaint against them
they were discharged.
MRS. HELLMAN'8 DIVORCE
A Voting Jerwey City Woman Charges
lier Huebuud with Cruel Treatment.
Lottie M. Hellman, a young married
woman, who has not found the married
ftate all she expected, has commenced
eult in the New York Supreme Court
against her husband, Henry Hellman, for
separation. Lottie will not be twenty
one years of age till the 13th of next
month, and her father, James M. Meyer,
of No. 187 Sherman avenue, Jersey city
lias been appointed her guardian ad
litem.
Mr. Hellman is manager of the Jen
netle Silk Works at College Point, and
has a salary, the wife says, of 835 a week,
besides an important Interest in the busi
ness, so that ne is well off ilnanciaUy.
They were married in New York on
September 19, 1887, when the wife was
not nineteen years of age. It is said to
have been a love match, and Lottie seems
to have believed that the love could
never grow cool. Now, scarcely two
years alter the marriage, she complains
that her husband has treated her so cru
elly that it is impossible for her any
longer to live with him.
On May 18 last, she says, he struck her
in the face with his hand and called her
vile names. On May 19 he repeated such
conduct. She is a high-spirited young
woman, and felt keenly hurt by these in
dignities. A short time age, she says, he
abandoned her, without leaving her any
means of support, and she had to take
refuge with friends, on whose charity
she is now depending for her mainten
ance.
When she lias osked her husband for
money for the necessaries of life, she
state?., his invariable reply has been that
she should go among her friends and raise
what she wanted, and that if she could
not procure money in that way she should
obtain a situation and earn her own
living.
She adds that he furthermore threat
ened if she dared to institute a suit
against him, to make an assignment of
all his iironertv and business interests.
and she might then do her utmost; she
would never get α penny from him.
Mr. Hellman denies his wife's allega
tions of ill-treatment, or that she has any
just cause of complaint. There are no
children of the marriage.
THE COMPLAINANT WAS DRUNK *
And John McMalion'g Case Was Posi)
poned Till Lovln Sobers Up.
John McMahon, aged twenty-one years,
was arraigned before Justice Stilsing this
morning upon a charge of larceny. John
Levin, a one armed, under sized man.
who is employed as a watchman at
Cleary's grocery store, at Grove and
Eleventh streets, was the complainant.
When his name was called by the Jus
tice, he called out;—"Here, sir," and with
considerable difficulty lifted himself into
the witness chair. Ile then started off at
a rambling rate:—"On or about twelve
o'clock this young man kim along wid de
skates on."
He reached this point when the Court
interrupted him and ordered him locked
up for drunkenness. Young McMahon
said that he came along Grove street, as
stated by Levin, when he was attacked
by a bull dog which Levin had with him.
He picked up a stone to protect himself
from the dog, when Levin pulled out a
pistol and arrested him.
The case was adjourned until tomor
row in order to enable him to sober up.
THE LONE FISHERMAN.
His Body Is Found In the Water by His
Crab Net.
At nine o'clock yesterday morning
Joseph Barnes found the body of a man
floating off the foot of Chapel street
Greenville.
In his pockets were found S3 in money,a
red wallet, a pocket knife and a card, on
which was written "Dear Grandpa,
thanks for the cane,''and signed "Lewis
Edward Alberbanell." Hé was ap
parently sixty years old and wore a black
striped alpaca coat, grey trousers and
Congress gaiters.
When taken from the water a crab net
was grasped tightly in his hand. Late
last night the body was identified as that
of Kudolph Alberbarnell, of No. 241
Grove street, this city. He often fished
alone near where he was found drowned.
One of a Growler-Working Gang.
John Sheridan, of Twelfth street, was
efore Justice Stilsing this morning for
assault and battery. David Jones, of No·
407 Henderson street, testified that he
came out of his house last night when one
of a crowd jumped upon him with the cry,
"That's one of them," and gave him a
beating. He could not identify Sherry as
his assailant.
Policeman Smith said that Sherry ran
away when he approached a crowd in that
neighborhood, and that he is one of the
growler-working gang which makes that
neighborhood hideous. He was lined $5
C'orrlgnn's Mean ltuse.
James Corrigan, aged twenty-nine
years, a truck driver, who said that he
lived in Hoboken, was arraigned before
Justice Stilsing this morning upon a
chnrge of assault and battery. Mary
Corrigan, his wife, complained that he
sent their boy, a child of twelve years, to
the house, No. 401 Twelfth street, where
she was living, to tell her that he wanted
to see her at Newark avenue and Fourth
street. She went there and met him,
when he clutched her by the throat and
struck her in the face. Corrigan denied
the charge, but was committed for trial.
V.UUVI1U1HU ijiuuiuil 111) lit Χ, II rope.
Councilman Ed Stanton arrived from
Europe on the steamship Werra at oue
o'clock this afternoon. He looks halo
and hearty and says he greatly enjoyed
his visit abroad. He saw Members of
Parliament "Tim" Healey and T. P.
O'Connor, aud was through the Houses
of Parliament. The Mayor and Common
Council of Hoboken will entertain him at
a banquet at the Park Hotel tomorrow
night at nine o'clock.
Pastor Fremiti's Five Weddiue*.
Pastor Freund, of No. 135 Hudson
street, reports the following marriages
performed yesterday:—
Peter Solomon, of Orange, to Miss Mary
Carstins, of Hoboken; Herman Jontsch
to Miss Minna Heimerdinger; John Ed
wards to Miss Josephine Schmidt; Her
man Schwarze to Miss Bertha Clausing,
and Charles 1). Durs to Miss Sophie Bo
land.
Iloboken Kotos.
Arthur Carfoot, of No. ae Cottage place.
New, York is insane and supposed to bo
in this State. The Hoboken police have
been telephoned to and asked to look out
[or the unfortunate man.
The Jeflfersonian Clhib will have an ex
jursion to College Point, Long Island, on
the inst. j
Policeman Williami Hartve died ou
Saturday night, ι
THE BOOM IN NEW HOUSES
THE CITY'S GROWTH IX THE GHEEX
VILLE AX J) HEROEX SECTIOX8.
Rapid Advance in Real Estate Price»—
Home New Building» That Are Being
Pat Up There and Who Are Building
Them.
The great activity in real estate circles
in this city is an indication that every
branch of trade and business will be
active during the coming season. The
increase in new buildings this year over
previous years is unprecedented, espe
cially on the Hill, where people from the
lower portion of Jersey City, Harlem,
New York and Brooklyn have been
flocking in great numbers.
John N. Bruns,the real estate dealer, of
Ocean avenue, talked a day or two ago to
me about the growth of Greenville and
that section of South Bergen bordering
on it.
"There is as great activity hereabouts
as anywhere," he said. "Just think of it,
lots whir.h could have been bought two
or three years ago on Ocean avenue or
Arlington avenue for $500 are now bring
ing from $1,100 to $1,500. Three years ago
I could not obtain $800 for a lot on Ar
lington avenue—I sold many for $000 and
$"00—but today I have no desirable lots
for less than $1,100 or $1,200. What
is the reason for this? The
only reason I know is that there is such
α demand that owners will not sell for
less than those prices—and why should
they not? A person con live here in abso
lute comfort, enjoy all the luxuries of
life and be within thirty minutes from
the New York City Hal! at small ex
pense. We have the Arlington avenue,
Jackson avenue, Claremont and Green
ville stations on the Central Railroad, in
addition to the horse cars. And then, too,
mueh credit must be given the activity of
many of our prominent citizens, and also
our Building and Loan Associations.
These are important and necessary fac
tors in building up a city of this magni
tude. I predict that live years more will
completely revolutionize things here
abouts.
"In the district there are over three hun
dred houses being erected at the present
time, besides the enormous number
finished during the year."
The News' reporter then took a glance
over the territory spoken-of by Mr. Bruns,
and found that five Queon Anne houses
are being built on Arlington avenue by
Messrs. Murphy, Mervin and Duncanson,
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One Queen Anne, to cost S3,000, is just
beginning to be built on Arlington avenue
by John N. Bruns
A splendid little cottage has just been
completed for William L. Malory, on
Myrtle avenue, costing $1,800.
Miss Mary C. McNally ii building three
four-storv cottages on Ocean and Clare
mont. avenues, costing $!Ι,Ϊ50.
John J. Irving has just fiuished a large
four story flat on Kearney avenue cost
ing 86,000.
John Wenery has begun a large Hat on
Jackson avenue to cost $>3,500.
Albert Data is building a five-story flat
on Ege avenue to cost $5,500.
J. J. Detwiller is building ο flve-story
brictc flat on Ocean avenue, which will
cost nearly $15,000.
Robert Kyer is putting up a Queen
Anne house on Arlington avenue costing
$3,400.
Annie Bruns has just contracted to
build a house on Clerk street for $2,300.
- Alfred Henderson is building fifteen
brick houses on Ocean avenue and Clerk
street whose aggregate cost will exceed
$50,000.
Mr. J. Lyons is putting up three small
buildings on Orient avenue for $6,000.
John J. Hill is erecting three Queen
Anne houses on Stevens avenue for $8,000.
John Turtill is putting up an elegant
mansion on Danforth avenue to cost
$5,500 and a host of others too numerous
to mention.
OREEMIliLE'S i\EW ΒΑλΧ
Tliere Is Every l'rospeot of Its Ultimate
Success.
That there will be a new bank in Green
ville now seems a certainty. Several of
the business men of the neighborhood
have pledged themselves to subscribe to
stock and many others have promised
the committee that called on them their
support. Ϊ. J. Delweiler, Bernard Brady
and Dr. Finn, the gentlemen appointed à
committee of three to visit the business
men of Greenville, report that those whom
they visited represented a business of
over $1,000,000 per annum.
So far, nearly 200 shares at $100 each,
have been disposed of and the projectors
are contldent that all the $100,000 capital
stock will be sold before the bank build
ing, at the corner of Ocean and Danforth
avenues, is finished. The projectors pro
pose to dispose of the stock among a great
many people iu order to make tue bank
popular among the retail tradesmen. In
order to facilitate the sale of shares they
have opened an office at Danforth avenue,
where subscriptions will be received.
Every share will be entitled to a vote in
the formation of a Board of Directors,
making the institution a People's Bank,
the naine chosen by the projectors. D.
W. Oliver and Henry Lembeck were ap
pointed a committee to secure a charter.
Some of those present spoke of a charter
secured fifteen years ago for a bank in
Grcanvilie. The charter was unearthed
ana found to be for a savings bank. It
therefore could not be used for the pro
posed bank, which will handle commer
cial paper. They will take steps to se
cure a charter under the State banking
laws.
Another committee—John Morrell,
Iteuben Simpson and John Schmolze—
has been appointed to ascertain the first
expense of vaults, oilice, furniture, etc.
They will report at the next meeting on
Friday eveninir.
WAKKE.N STKKET BKIDtfE GANG.
Justice Stilsing Metes Out Punishment
to the Toushs Caught Saturday Nifht.
The Warren street bridge gang, which
was gathered in on Saturday night by
Sergeant Kelly and Policemen T. Kelly,
Devlin and Pendergast, was arraigned
before Justice Stiising this morning.
.Joseph Kelly, a resident of the neighbor
hood, appeared against the men. He said
that most of the men are continually
lighting in the neighborhood and raising
such a disturbance that the neighbors
canuot sleep, and Mr. Kelly cannot rent
his rooms.
John Slatterly, alias "Bum" Morrissey,
went to the penitentiary for ninety days
as a vagrant. James Post was released
under a suspended sentence and Thomas
Kelly went to keep Morrissey company at
Snake Hill. James McManus appeared
to be a respectable sort of young man and
was paroled. James Connolly was paroled
until tomorrow.
Frank Clark, who attempted to inter
fere with the officers while making the ar
rests, and who claimed that he was not
one of the gang, and was so demonstra
tive in the police station that it took three
men to put him in the cell, was held un
til tomorrow.
John McManus and Jeremiah Kelly said
that they had been "to de teater," and
were on their way home when arrested.
Kelly went to Snake Hill for ninety days,
and McManus went to the City Prison for
two days. Patrick Scanlan also went to
the City Prison for two days.
Tiie Will or Charte· M, Uellar.
Courtland Palmer, Jr., applied to the
Chancellor this morning to construe the
will of Charles M. Kellar, of New York,
who died in 1874 leaving valuable real
estate in this State. The witnesses to the
ivill did not sign it in the presence of the
testator as required by law. Although
the bill was admitted to probate in New
York there is doubt whether it will pass
title to real estate in this State. A
friendly suit was brought to settle that
point. The Chancellor reserved his de
cision.
AUSTRALIA AHEAD.
Searle Outrows O'Connor for the
World's Champion «hip.
By Cable to the United Press.
London. Eng., Sept. 9, 1889.—The scull
ing race between Searle, of Anstralia
who held the title, and O'Connor, of Can.
ada, the champion of America, for the
championship of the world, was rowed
this morning over the Thames champion
ship course, the Australian winning.
Ί he wind blew in occasional squalls
and ofT Surrey the water was slightly
lumpy, but otherwise the conditions were
excellent. The weather was perfectly
clear. The betting started at 20 to 21 on
Searle, yjhich was readily taken, and
finally turned to 5 to 4 on O'Connor.
Searle won the toss and took the Surrey
side. The start was made by mutual con
eent at twenty-three minutes past one
o'clock. O'Connor had the better of his
opponent in getting away, and led by
half a length at the boathouse, to which
point his time was 8.38. He started off at
a terrific rate of speed, but shortly after
ward caught a crab.
Searle overtook him and gained the
lead, rowing splendiy, but slackening his
speed beyond Walden's. After this,
Searle, apparently without effort, and
rowing at twenty-nine strokes, gained
half a length, which he gradually in
creased. O'Connor looked anxiously over
his shoulder to observe the distance be
tween himself and the Australian.
At Hammersmith Bridge, one and
three-quarter miles from the start, Searle
led by two lengths. O'Connor looked a
trifle distressed. At Thornycraft both
men appeared to be in good form, but a
troublesome headwind was encountered
in Chiswick Reach, which bothered
O'Connor considerably, though it did not
affect Searle, who was then three lengths
ahead.
From Cheswick Point the race was a
procession. Searle crossed the line an
easy winner by six lengths. His time
was 22.42. O'Connor rowed splendidly
throughout, but he seemed to be over
trained, as after the first mile he tired
very quickly. I lot h men kept to the
course remarkably well. The attendance
at the riverside was very large for a pro
fessional race.
The race excited more interest in sport
ing circles here than any event for years.
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of riearle, at one time reaching odds of 15
to 10, but O'Connor's stock went np until
even money was staked. The amount of
money waged wus enormous. Heavy
purses were cabled from Canada and
Australia to be staked for the friends of
the respective champions, Spencers
Brothers, of Australia, placing £10,000 on
Searle.
Both men were in splendid form. Searle
weighed 1(53 pourds and O'Connor lt52,
and their preliminary spurts on the river
indicated that they were evenly matched
in all respects.
O'Connor was believed both by his par
tisans and the friends of Searle to be
starting under a handicap. He was not
accustomed to start by mutual consent,
but bus been used to forging ahead at a
pistol shot or by word from
the referee, this in many cases
enabling him to hold the lead to
the finish. Besides, O'Connor is unused
to tidewater as Searle is. The tide today
was nearly slack, but it still ran at the
rate of three miles an hour, enough to
affect the rowing of one accustomed to
still water.
"TOM THE PEEPER."
A. Six-Foot Stranger Who Invaded Two
Famrupo Bedrooms.
About two o'clock yesterday morning
Mrs. John Slate, of Grand street and
Avenue E, Pamrapo, was awakened by
someone pulling the cover from off her
bead. Supposing it was her husband, she
isked:—
"Well, John, what are you doing out at
this hour?"
She repeated the question, and, receiv
ing no answer, turned, as she supposed,
to her husband. Sne perceived a tall
stranger at the side of the bed.
ï"or a moment she looked at him, and
then recovering hersîlf screamed for her
son. The intruder dashed down stairs
before the son could answer and was lost
in the darkness.
ANOTHER VISIT.
Half an hour later Mrs. Charles Russ,
who lives within two doors of Mrs. Slate,
was awakened by the covers being pulled
off her and some one pressing
on her breast. She also thought
it was her husband. She
looked up at him and saw a tall, dark
stranger standing over her. She screamed
for her husband, and the intruder ran out
of the back door.
In the meantime Mr. Russ had dressed,
iud, securing a description of the man,
started to look for him. He met a man
an Avenue D who answered his wife's
description. He approached him
md asked if the stranger had seen any
jue running down the street.
"No one but yourself." was the reply.
The fellow appeared to be a gentleman,
md Mr. Kuss was loath to believe that he
was the intruder. He therefore returned
home, and this morning notified the
police.
THE PEEPER DESCRIBED.
Both ladies describe the fellow as being
aver six feet in height. His features are
lark and he wears a black mustache and
whiskers. Ho wore a black coat and
yest, gray trousers and black derby hat.
i'his description tallies with that of the
miscreant who terrorized the ladies of
Bergen Point a short time ago.
Til ci WIFii liljATtK IH OIUKT.
Micliael Logan Telle Justice Stllslne a
Painfully Familiar Story.
Michael Logan, the coal shoveller who
so brutally beat his wife Saturday night,
;3 told in The Sunday Morning News of
yesterday, was arraigned before Justice
Stilsing this morning.
He was neatly dressed, and looked far
more respectable than he did Saturday
night. Policeman Coollihan testified to
she arrest of Logan, but Mrs. Logan did
not appear. Logan made a statement to
;he effect that lie came home Saturday
night, and found that his wife had taken
M from his trousers pocket which she re
fused to give up to him. He attempted
io take it from her, when she, being
nnder the influence of liquor, fell and cut
lev head against the bed.
Justice Stilsing said that women in
such cases generally fellagaiust the stove.
He adjourned the case uutil to-morrow,
md directed the policeman to have Mrs.
Logan iu court then.
Fatal Fall from a Window.
A fourteen-months old child of Michael
Pinkers, of No. 177 Twelfth street, fell
Tom the first story window about six
j'clock last evening, and died from the in
juries received a few hours later.
Daslies About the Town.
A meeting will be held at the Avenue House on
Tuesday evening, September 17, for the purpose
>i reorganizing the old Wayne Athletic Ciub.
The election of officers of "Our Union" will be
leld this evening.
The John Conway Association will have a day's
>uting at Carlstadt on October 5.
The Hudson City Turn Verein will dance at
frhlinann's this evening.
The woman who had a satchel containing $2 in
noney snatched from her on Pavonia avenue,
Saturday evening, as described in The Sunday
Horning News, was Mrs. Potter, of No. ôitë
Ûoninouth street.
TIE CITY^ STREETS.
Discussion Drags Along
Before the Commis
sioners.
LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE.
Contracts and Routine Business
Considered by the Board·
The Street and Water Commissioner·
had their regular meeting this morning.
It was a long and busy one, and before
the adjournment nearly all the spectators
who were present when the meeting
opened had left the lobby.
PROTESTS AGAINST AN ASSESSMENT.
The Commissioners first gave their at
tention to protests against the confirma
tion of final assessments for the Lincoln
street sewer improvement. There were
two communications containing protests
against the assessments. The first was
sent by Herbert Stout as attorney for
James Costello and other residents. It
contained several objections. They were
that the proper legal notice of filing the
report of the assessment, and calling for
a hearing of objections had not been
given ;that the assessments were not made
proportionately to the benefit derived by
the residents along the line of the Im
provement, and that the Commissioners
had failed to give a description of the
streets where property would be assessed
as required by law. The communication
was referred.
The second communication was signed
by A. B. Vafey and several others. They
claim that the people on Milton avenue
and other places connecting with the
sewer do not derive the same benefits as
those whose property is along the line of
the improvement, and for that reason the
assessments are not proportionate. This
communication shared the same fate aj
the first one.
The Board gave notice of hearing on
the improvement of Morris and Halliday
streets and of Willow court.
A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION.
The quality of the materials furnished
by the contractors, Henry & McGibney, in
the Griffith street improvement, was
brought into question by a communica
tion signed by several residents. The
communication stated that the materials
used by the contractors were not of the
same quality as called for by the specift
cations.
President Somers knew something
about the matter, and he took the floor.
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ith street one day he noticed that the ma
terial was not the same as called for. A
quantity of the stone, he said, had beeu
rejected. He insisted that none of the
rejected material had been laid, and what
the contractors have already laid was of
good quality.
The pavers employed on the streets now
receive $3.50 per day. The union rate is
$4, and the men want an increase to the
union rate. The demand was made to
day in the following communication:—
To the Honorable Board of Street and Water
Commissioners:—
At a meeting ot the Parera' Union of this city
I was authorized to communicate with your
honorable Board to increase the pavers' wages,
who are members of the union, to $4 per day, as
it is the regular wages paid in all other cities,
and there are none but regular pavers allowed in
our union. Hoping you will act upon this peti
tion, I remain, yours, D*nkis Byrnes,
Secretary.
The petition had fourteen other name3
attached, and those men constitute the
union. The netition was referred.
hadn't karnkd his pat.
Gustav Schumann and others sent a
protest against the payment of Thomas
Campbell's bill for $108, being for thirty
six days' work on the Zabriskie street im
provement. They claim that Campbell
had not done the work. Daniel Blair, of
No. 81 Morris street, complained that his
flagstones had been broken by the con
tractor, who had dumped pavement
block upon them, and lie desires the
Board to givekhim new flagstones.
Proposals were received for furnishing
600 lengths of six-inch water pipe. There
were four bidders. Thomas J. McKenna's
bid of $26.35 was the lowest, but he did
not get the contract. It was given to
John Fox, whose bid was $26.30. It waa
given to £ ox on the ground that he was a
regular dealer and McKenna was only au
agent, and the Commissioners deemed it
for the best interesta of the city to give it
to Fox.
Frank P. Mitchell owns property on
Cottage place. He claims that during
heavy storms the water flows Into his lots
and that they have been greatly damaged.
He wants the Commissioners to pay for
the damage he has sustained and wants
the street raised.
Bids were received for the improvement
of Cook and Essex streets. The Chief
Engineer estimated the cost of grading
Montgomery street between Bergen ana
West Side avenues at $6,969.50.
Charge Their Bartender with Theft.
Joseph Hippe was arraigned before
Justice Stilsing this morning upon a
charge of larceny. He was emploved by
Frank Chace, a saloonkeeper, of No. 779
Ocean avenue, as a bartender. Yesterday
Chace's wife found fault with his work
and discharged him. When he went
away it is alleged that he took with him
a bag containing $20 in silver, which bo
longed to Chace. As he had no friends
and" no place to go, he spent the
greater part of yesterday in riding on the
orse cars. This catne to Chace's ears,
and this morning he started out to look
for Hippe and found him on Newark ave
nue. Captain McKaig arrested him, and
he will have an examination tomorrow.
Afraid, of tit θ Jûlixlr.
London, Sept. 9, 1888.—The petition to
be presented to Parliament for the inter
diction of the Brown-Sequard experi
ments in England is obtaining thousands
of signatures. Aside from the natural
objection of the true Briton to any
novelty, especially a French novelty, all
sorts of evils, even to the destruction of
civilization and humanity, are prophesied
from the introduction of such an immoral,
irreligious and monstrous innovation.
Maggie Gutihmire Buried.
Little Maggie Cushmire, the seven
year-old child whose head was severed
from her body on Friday last by the
Long Branch express at the Centreville
railroad crossing, was buried from
her home at No. 205 Avenue E, Bergen
Point, yesterday afternoon. The house
was crowded with mourners.
The body was in a lit
tle white casket, and a band
of niching round the neck hid the cruel
cut. The casket was borne to the her.rsa
by four of the child's companions. The
hearse was preceded by the Boiler
makers' Union, of which Mr. Cushmire
was a member. Over twenty carriages
followed the remains to the Constable
Hook Cemetery .where the interment took
place.
The Weather Bulletin.
Washington, D. C., Sept. 9,1889.—Fore
cast for Eastern New York and New Jer
sey:—Fair, stationary temperature today;
slightly warmer Tuesday; northeasterly
winds.
For Western New York:—Fair, station
ary temperature; easterly winds.
The Weather at Hartnett'*.
September S. Dtg. J September ». Dca·
At 3 P. M i<0 ! At « A. M to
At 6 P. M 75 1 At 9 A. M 7(1
At 9 P. 51 73 I At noon 7β
At midnight 701
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