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YOL. I. NO. 219. JERSEY CITY. SATURDAY. Citjji ust Εοιτιο«· Nv)VEMBER 16. 1889."~~ PRICE TWO CEN IS.~~ STIR TO CONTEST, TOO. He Will Ask the State Senate to Unseat Mc Donald. ROCHE'S MOVE FOR A RE-COUNT. What the Procedure is and flow Long it Can be Fought in the Courts. James Roche, who aspired to be Direc tor-at-Large of the Board of Freeholders, Is not the only one of the late Fusion can ; didates who contemplated contesting the election of their opponents. William S. Stuhr, who endeavored to distance Edward F. McDonald in the race for the Senatorship, announces that he, too, pro poses to take steps to secure a seat in the Senate. He will not ask for a recount—a man who is beaten by over 8,000 majority is wise not to ask for a recount—but he will make his contest before the Senate Com mittee on Flections. He assumes that tne fact that the Senate will be Republ can, and that that party will resort to every device to preserve its ascendancy in that branch of the Legislature next year, will dispose the Senators of that party to throw McDonald out and seat him in spite of his overwhelming repudiation by the voters of the county. ROCHE'S COMING RECOUNT. Lawyer William Dougherty, who repre sents James Roche, the defeated candi date for Director-at-Large on the fusion !»«« nnniinnr) tVie A itoon QÏ ΓΤΤ\ Ο til rûQ to the petition required by law, and will apply to Judge Knapp on Monday fora hearing and recount ot the vote. He has prepared the bond which It will be necessary for Mr. Roche to furnish as security for the cost of the contest and the required affidavits that there is rea Bon to believe that fraud has been com mitted. The law requires that these affidavits must be made by freeholders other than Mr. Roche. Both Mr. Dougherty and Mr. Roche are exceedingly reticent. They say that Mr. Roche has reason to believe that not only did he receive the greater portion of the Republican vote cast at the election, but also a large per centage of the Democratic vote which was not cast for any other candidate ou the fusion ticket. In addition to this they declare that they have ample evi dence to show that the vote was not counted as it was cast. Moreover they allege, and they lay much stress upon the allegation, that all the returns which came in in the earlier part of the evening showed large gains lor Mr. Roche over the other candidates, and as the facte became known returns were held back in several Dreciucts with in a small radius of the City Hall. This they declare is significant and they add that they have plenty of evidence to substantiate their assertions. As to the exact grounds upon which he will base hie'application totheJcourtMr. Dougherty will say nothing ABOUT THE PROCEEDINGS. His application for a recount will be , iUlder au act of the Legislature and the J proceedings will practically be the same y as though the Board recounted the votes ' with the exception that the Judge takes the place of the Board. If either party to the contract, however, is dissatisfied with the judge's decision, he can sue out a writ of quo warranto to inquire by what authority the successful man holds his office. This proceeding permits the introduction of testimony as to frauds of every description and allows the contesting party to introduce much evidence which he could not get before the Court npon an application for a re count. LITIGATION MAY BE LENGT1ÎY. In such a case the Judge appoints some officer of the Court, usually a Master in Chancery, who, in the presence of the counselof the parties interested, opens all the boxes and counts the ballots. The officer reports to the Judge who makes a decision in accordance with the officer's finding, which is final. In the quo warranto proceedings there is a possibility ot appeal and lengthy litigation. Mr. Roche expresses emphatic determi nation to contest the election of Mr. Bruggeman to the bitter end. There is i· fine prospect of a long legal battle over fie matter. HOT AFRAID ΟΕ A RECOUNT. ; I asked Sheriff Davis what he thought if the matter and he replied:— "It's a good thing for Bruggemann and «•111 increase his majority from 1.000 to i'Mb. iWI fnr it anv ππα smff«r#»rï hv inrnrrenf. counting it was Mr. Bruggeman and not Mr. Roche." "Will any opposition to the request for a recount be made by Mr. Bruggeman?" "Certainly not. The ballots can not be counted too often in court to suit him." The Sheriff and others of equal promi nence laughed at the idea of Mr. Roche being able to oust Director Bruggemann, but philosophically said that if he wanted to pay Î35 for the first two boxes in each precinct and $10 for all others for a re count of the vote, why it was his privi lege. The regular candidate could stand It as long as Mr. Roche desired to pay for the fun. Nelson Also Want* a Recount. Judge Knapp received an application from Counsellor George on behalf of Freeholder Nelson this morning for a hearing and recount of the ballots cast for Freeholder in the Fifth district. The petition sets forth that in the First precinct of the Fifth district fifty ballots remained in the box after the counting was declared completed, and also that twenty votes were added to the count more than were polled. In the Second precinct of the same dis trict Mr. Nelson claims that many votes cast for him were counted for Pairson. The Court took the petition which had the necessary fifteen signers, the bond to pay for the expense, and said a decision would be given in a couple of days. THE CONTRACTOR SKIPPED. And l>r. Kvarta Will Probably Have to Par Hit 11111·. Argument was heard before Judge Douglass this morning in the case oj Orson & Morris, carpenters, against fer. Evarts for carpenter work done on some buildings erected on Jackson avenue. It will be remembered that George M. Cul ver, who had contracted with Dr. Evarts for the erection of the buildings, skipped out, leaving the different tradesmen em ployed by him in a large hole. The wuymei pooled their issues and decided to sue Dr. Evarts, who owned the build ings. The suits were begun in the Dis trict Court recently and judgments were awarded to William C. Reed for (30.80 and George H. Frew for *34.79. The Orson & Morris case is the third one and testimony Is now being taken. A de cision is expected on next Tuesday. The Bondaman Gave Hlu Up. George Rothwell was indicted some time ago by the Monmouth county Grand Jury for keeping a disorderly house at Anbury Park. James O'Hogan became his bondsman. Rothwell then came to this city and obtained a position as watchman. Mr. O'Hogau became alarmed and surrendered him. He was arrested iu this city, and this morning Justice Stilsing committed him to await the action of the Monmouth county au thorities. REPUBLICAN BRAZIL. Freeing of the Slaves By Dont FeUro's Daughter Causer! the Revolt. Bv Cable to the United Preti. LONDON, Nov. 16, 1889.—The news re ceived here last evening of a revolution in Rio de Janeiro, as the result of a desire on the port of the populace for the estab lishment of a Republic on the ruins of the Empire, created a feeling of profound surprise, but aroused no excitement. For many years the Empire of Brazil has been regarded as existing under the most liberal of all the monarchical gov ernments of the earth, and, according to its subjects, as great a degree of liberty is enjoyed by the citizens of any republic, with the possible exception of the United States, and certainly more than the citizens of the nominal republic of France ever dreamed of. Scarcely more than a year ago the daughter of the venerable Dom Pedro, Emperor of Brazil, acting as Regeutin the absence of her father, who was at the time critically ill in Europe, signed a de cree emancipating the slaves throughout the Empire in advance of the time when they would be free by operation of a law fixing the time for tneir manumission. This act, while it was hailed with joy by the masses, was execrated by the upper classes as an attempt on the part of Princess Isabella to win popular favor at their expense, and even at the expense of her father, in whose ostensible interest she was acting. The operation of the de cree failed to modify the detestation in which the heiress to the throne was held Dy the people and it certainly did not enhance the respect felt by the pow erful classes for Dom Pedro, since they openly declared their belief that the Em peror should have remained at home and guarded the interests of his people instead of going abroad, even in quest of improved health, and leaving them at the mercy of an intriguing woman who had nothing to distinguish her but weii f>Rrnf>d π hi inrmi hatred. The complication growing out of the direct violation of the government's faith with the slave holding class involved in the voluntary emancipation of the slaves in advance of the time fixed by law were undoubtedly the beginning which culmi nated in the present uprising, what ever may be its immediate cause and the dread of the succession of Prin cess Isabelle to the throne which fills the hearts of the lower classes is not unlikely (mother important factor in the popular endeavor to add one more to the list of South American republics. No monarch was ever more beloved by his people than is Dom Pedro, but the very spirit of democracy which he has evinced in his everyday life and contact with his subjects has unquestionably given them a taste for more license and a closer participation in public affairs than is contemplated by, or possible under any form of monarchy. A BIG BAYONKE FAILURE. Wilson J. Haoer, a well known Bay onne coal dealer, made an assignment today for the benefit of his creditors. Cashier Maguire, of the Elizabeth Bank, is the assignee. The liabilities are about $40,000. The assets are not known. Another Currle Appeal. Counsellor Black this morning form ally appealed from the decision of the struck jury that awarded the Currle estate $13,125 damages in the case against the Waverly and New York Railroad Company. Judge Knapp signed the bill of exceptions and sealed them, and also the return to the writ to the Court of Errors and Appeals. The appeal is puiely on legal technicalities, and is made be cause the Currie estate believes that the award is insufficient. One of the Urldjje Ganc iu Custody. Patrick Murphy, of No. 210 Van Vorst street, who enjoys the distinction of be ing one of the "Bridge Gang," while in toxicated and boisterous last evening wandered up into the Second precinct. Policeman Cox advised him to be quiet, when he told the policeman that there wasn't a "cop in the city big enough to take him in." He soon discovered his error and the Justice held him. He Got Off Cheaper. Charles Allison, of Kevport, N. J., was arrested by Policeman Williams, of the Grove street station, for drunkenness. On his way to the station house he thrust a roll of bills into the policeman's hand. But he did not know the Jersey police man. He is above reproach ana yester day Allison found himself before Justice Stilsing, who fined him $2. Walked Out of Court. Marv Talion was committed to the County Jail this morning for thirty davs by Justice Stilsing. Some time ago she WttS arruiKucu uciuic υ uewlic oiubi un druukeness and sentenced to the County Jail. While the other buisness of the court was being transacted she quietly walked out and was not seen until ar rested yesterday. A Guardian Appointed. Mr. G'ollis applied to Judçe Lippincott this morning to have a guardian ap pointed for the minor legatees of the will of James Danton, who are in Scotland and Australia. The application was granted and Counsellor John Olendasf was appointed guardian. CHURCH "NOTICES. St. Matthew's Church, Sussex street. Ser vices at half-past ten a. iu. und haLf-past seven p. in. The Hev. Joseph A. Nock, rector, will offi ciate at each service. Christadelphian Ecclesia, Union Hall, cor ner of Grove and Fourth streets. Mr. II. L. Vredenburgh will lecture at half-past ten a. m. Subject:—"The Foundation of the World." Mr. J. U. Robertson will lecture at half-past seven ρ. τα. Subiect:—"The Great Apostacy." Scotch Presbyterian Church, Mercer street, · near Varick. Services tomorrow at half-past ten a. m. and half-past seven p. mM conducted by the Rev. David Mitchell. Scotch Church Mission, corner of Grand and Woodward streets. The Rev. Thomas Houston, blind evangelist, will preach tomorrow at four o'clock p. m. Sunday school at nine a. m. First Baptist Church, Grove street, near Mercer. Preaching at half-past ten a. in. and half-post seven p. m. by the Rev. Η. B. Steel man. pastor.. Evening subject:—"The Kindly Question of Jesus," with Service of Song. Free Reformed Church, Grand street, near Washington, the Rev. A. A. Zabriskie. pastor. Services at half-past ten a. m. and half-past seven p. m. Moraine: subject:—"The Holy Spirit and His Relation to Man." St. Paul's M. E. Churcm, Third street, the Rev. D. Halieron, pastor. Preaching by the pastor at half-past ten a. m. and half-past seven p. m. Evening topic:—"Giimpses of the Other World-Hell." Trinity M. E. Church, York street, near Warren. Preaching at half-past ten a. m. and half past seven p. m. by the pastor, the Rev. John Crawford. Eveuing subject:—"Gehenna, or the Hell of Fire," being the fourth of a series on "The Career of a Lost Soul." Bergen Baptist Church.—Services at half past ten a. m. and hail'-past seven p. m. Preach ing by the Rev. D. J. Ellison. Morning sub ject :—"Aim of the Christian Church." Evening subject: —"Twilight Lessons." Lafayette M. E. Church.—Services at half past ten a. m. and half-past seven p. πι. Preach ing by the Rev. P. G. Blight. Evening subject:— "Absalom." Tabernacle, corner York and Henderson streets. The Rev. John L. Scudder will preach in the morniug. Subject:—"The House and the Book." The Rev. W. Puddefoot, the "Western Cvclone," will deliver his celebrated and unique address upon "Experiences in the Far Weet1? in the «venin*. FRIDMPHAL PARADES. [Humiliated Streets Filled with Marching Demo crats. The Democrats of the Second district :elebrated the recent Democratic victory ast night in a royal manner. The Second District Democratic Association, with teveral hundred friends met at the head luarters of the Democratic County Com iiittee, where, at eight o'clock, an im posing line, headed by Begg's military 3and and several coupes in which sat a lumber of prominent district workers, vas formed, and the boys, each with a ■vhite satin badge and a cane, started off ja what they were pleased to term a triumphal march. Torches and trans parencies dotted the line and fireworks ncessantly streamed over the heads of the victorious prominaders. Some of the nscriptlons on the transparencies read:— "Where, oh, where is the New Com nitteef" "Kickers in the soup!" "Horshoe all right.'" "Hennessy's majority, 1639." In the coupes were seated Charles Fow ler, Thomas Lenahan, James G. Garvey. James Lynch. John J. Kelly, A. Corrigan and James Dougherty. THE KOUTE. The route was as follows:—To Newark avenue, to Jersey avenue, to Wayne street, to Mercer street, countermarch lown Wayne street to York street, to Pacific avenue, to Maple street, to Pine street, to Johnston avenue, to Pacific av înue, to Grand street, to Van Vorst, to Morris, to Warren, to Sussex, to Hudson, to Sussex, to Warren, to Grove, to Head quarters. The line was marshalled by Street Superintendent Philip Tumulty. Promi nent among those in line were Assembly man-elect Byrne and Freeholder-elect Hennessy, in whose honor the demonstra r.mn wea molnlv wivan· l)irû/»t/iT.at-T.ortrp. elect August M. Bruggem&nn, ex-Free holder Kilroy, County Superintendent Thomas F. Gannon, M. P. White. Dr. King, ex-Assembljmau Patrick Golden; Ulerk Boyd, of the Board of Freeholders, Captain William Maxwell, Freeholder Pairson, James Tumulty, Andrew J. Manning, Captain John J. White, Cap tain Dolan, o£ the Byrne Zouaves; James F. Larkins, Counsellor John A. McGrath, John McEntee, Freeholder Kimmerly, John Oxley and many other noted Second district hustlers. TWO SEIIKN'ADES. The victorious proinenaders were cheered und saluted by thousands of people along the route and many private residences were brilliantly illuminated, including Mayor Cleveland's, Assembly man elect Byrne's, Freeholder elect Hen nessy's and Sheriff Robert Davis'. At Mayor Cleveland's the parade halted a few moments. The Mayor ap peaaed upon the stoop and the band plaved "Hail to the Chief." Shortstops were also made at the homes of the elected candidates. At Governor elect Abbett's, in Sussex Place, the Governor complimented the boys on their Une showing and macle other congratulatory remarks. After the parade was over, the partici pants crowded into Roche's Hall where speecn-making, refreshments and a general jollification was indulged in till a late hour. Short speeches of congratu lation were made by Counsellor J. McGrath, candidates-elect Byrne and Hennessy, Dr. King, Thomas F. Gannon, Clerk Boyd, of the Board of Freeholders, and Tom McDonough. Songs were sung by Messrs. Golden and Carroll. In tile Third I>Utrict. The Third District Democratic Club took possession of the Third district last night. With between six and seven hun dred men in line, with ten coupes, and headed by the Tabernacle Cornet Band of twenty pieces, it paraded all the prin cipal thoroughfares of the district. Many houses were illuminated along the route an d the display of fireworks was some thing unprecedented. The cheering of the "unterrifled" was joined in by the thousands of spectators that lined the curbstone, and the whole district was alive with Democratic en thusiasm. The parade started from the hall at No. 3i9 Fourth street. Dick Connors was cnief marshal. Assemblyman-elect Mur phy and Freeholder-elect Donnelly, John Murphy, Martin Kelly, James Jennings, John Riley, Lawrence Quinn, Anthony Dwyer, P. J. Murphy, Cap tain Christopher Prettvman Smith, John McKinley, William Moore and other prominent District Democratic workers occupied seats in the coupes. Fred Sykes' house, Peter Donnelly's and James Murphy's, on Fifth street; J. Carrol's and Patrick Keogh's on Fourth street; Christie Corcorati's, on Newark avenue; George Harris, corner of Newark avenue and Monmouth street, and Harry Corfleld's, corner of Third and Monmouth streets, were bril liantly illuminated in honor of the event. After the parade was over the club. witn a numoer 01 învuen irienas, ua journed to its haUon Fourth street, where h collation was served and a general jubilation held. WHO CAM SELL TUB MACHINE ? Λ Point of Difference Between Two West Hoboken Town Bodies. The West Hoboken Board of Council and Board of Fire Trustees are at Logger heads. Some time ago the Council sold the old " machine " belonging to Empire for $(30, and the Board of Fire Trustees claim that they could have obtained #105 for it. The Council is now trying to sell the old engine of " Eagle " No. 3, und the trustees say they have no right to make the sale and intend to prevent it if they cau. Two years ago ex-Assembyman Augus tus Kich, the Town Attorney, presented an opinion, stating that the Fire Trustees had the right to buy and sell the machines for the use of the department, and on his opinion the Trustees are basing their ac tion. It is said that Mr. Kich has changed his mind since, and if asked for an opin ion now he will decide in favor of the Town Council. Killed By a Falling Beam. John Schneider, the Union Hill carpen ter who was injured by a falling beam at the Guttenberg Lard refinery last Thurs lay, died this morning. Schneider was well liked by his fellow workmen and they will subscribe liber illy to the list that is being circulated for :he benefit of his widow and family. He ivill be buried from his home in Morgan itreet next Monday. North Hudson Notes. The Jaeger Grove No. 80, U. A. O. D., >f Union Hill, will hold a fair at Hlmlon's Hall, from November 16 to 23. Gov >rnor-elect Leon Abbett and Mayor Joseph K. Haines, of Newark, will be present on the opening night. A dia mond badge of Druids will lie contested 'or by the members. The members of the Washington Coterie will give a ball at Ruth's Hall this evening. Assaulting a Woman. John Kelly, of No. 306 Henderson street, was arraigned before Justice Stiising this morning upon a charge of assaulting Mrs. Mary Zachman, of No. 98 Newark ivenue. Mrs. Zachman says that she rent to Baker's restaurant last night, vhere her husband is employed as a vaiter. While there Kelly became in rolved in a dispute over his check, dur ng which he struck Mrs. Zachman. velly denied the charge and his exainina ion was postDoned to Tuesday. CLOSING A GREAT FAIR. Winners of the Frizes and Contests in St. Mary's Parish, Hoboken. After four weeks' duration St. Mary's Fair in Hoboken closed last night. It was ι grand success, something like 18,000 ieing realized, which will be devoted oward paying oft the large debt on the îandsome new ealHce which Father Cor •igan erected a few years ago. The ladies η charge of the fair deserve special credit :or their untiring endeavors to make the 'air the success that it was. When 1 entered the hall last night a jay and animated throng were present md every one seemed to be eager to ipend his money. They were all willing y accommodated by the young ladies in :harge of the different tables, who were vept busy in recording chances and votes ind receiving the ducats as fast as they ;ould handle them. The priucipal table was the Trustees' rable, presided over by Mrs. Judge, as sisted by Miss Clark, Miss Doyle, the Misses Foley, Mrs. Kersey, Mrs. McCaim, Miss McGrane and Miss Koche. On this table were exhibited a beautiful gold oiounted table, a beautiful doll, two beau tiful plaques, antique vases, and several other valuable and beautifui ornaments. Ihis table boasts of receipts amounting Lo $500. On the Temperance table staple 11·tides, barrels of flour, orders fortons of coal, etc., were the features. A beautiful banging lamp, the gift of John Mullins & Co., of Jersey City, was a successful medium In drawing dollars to this booth, ïhe ladies responsible for the manage ment of this table were Mrs. Dean, Miss Louise Silva, Miss Ryan and the Misses O'Kaffertv. The Japanese booth was the prettiest table of the fair and the young ladies in charge of it showed admirable taste in displaying their wares. Miss Curley was at the head of the table and was ably assisted by Miss Maud Speer, Miss Shea, Miss Laverty. the Misses O'Hearn and Miss Kirwin. The young ladies table was presided over by Miss Burns, assisted by Mrs. Bishop, Miss Connors, Miss Coyne, Miss PacKard and the Misses Quinan. The principal articles at this table were a beautiful silver tea set, two religious portraits, donated by Mrs. Mullery, of Jersey City, dolls, vases, clocks, etc. The Angel Tablé was man aged by Miss M. Breen aud Miss M. M. Fitzgibbons, assisted by Miss Pindar and Miss Collins. The refresh ment room was in charge of Miss O'Sbaughnessy, Miss Robinsou and Miss Shea. Amoug the attractions were a crazy quilt donated by Miss Lambert, a handsome dinner set, barrel of apples, a sofa cushion, ten handsome dolls, silver butter dish, and a large number of finely engraved prayer books. THE MOST POPULAR EVERYBODY. Aside from the tables, a great revenue was derived from the different contests for three gold headed canes—one to be presented to the most popular Council man, another to the most popular physi cian and one to the most popular under taker. There was considerable excite ment in the Councilmnn contest. The race lay between Counclimen Kelly and Loudrigan, both of the Third ward. The friends of the respective candidates were not loth to put up their dollars at twenty-five cents a vote, even if they were liable to the law for the buying oi votes. After the votes had been counted it was found that Mr. Kelly had received 1,140 and Mr. Londrigan 710. and Mr. Kelly was presented with the cane. The contests for the other two canes did not awaken as much interest, as City Physician Heifer and Undertaker Tayloi had a walk-over in their respective con tests. George Henry, J. Bischoff and J. Ellin ger, of Jersey City, were the aspirants for the honor of being the most popular young man connected with the fair. Along with the honor went a "beautiful diamond pin. Mr. Ellinger received both with a vote of 1,740; Mr. Henry had (50C and Mr. Bischoff 700. The amount re ceived by the fair from this contest was $775. DRAWING THE NUMBERS. At ten o'clock the drawing of thelncky numbers began. Owing to the large number of articles to be disposed of two men, picked by Father Corrigan, were as signed to each of the tables, and little girls drew the lucky numbers. The articles won and the names of tnose who won them were:—The beautiful Schubert niano, valued at $500, by Miss Whelau, ol Garden street; crazy quill by Miss M. Foley, of Hudson street; handsome silver butter dish by Father Boylan; ink stand and a doll by Father Tighe; ladies' gold watch by Miss Mullius, of Clinton street: a marble clock by Miss M. Foley; a din ner set by Miss McDowell, of Willow avenue; gilt chair by Miss Farrell, of Willow avenue; gold mounted table by Vico Τ .niirormnt r»f UnHerm otreet.· of flour by Mrs, Stack, of Clinton street: handsome oair of vases by Mrs. Breeu, ol Adams street; handsome silver set by Mrs. McGlone; dinner set by Mrs. Dean, of Fourth street; an oil painting by Mr. Fallon, of Park avenue: handsome baby doll by Miss Fallon; handsome crayon portrait by Miss Maggie Fitzpatriek, ol Clinton street; handsome prayer book by Tax Commissioner Driscoll; silver set bj Mrs. Moloney; baby dress by Miss An nette Foley, of Hudson street; beautiful table cover made by Sisters of the Poor, won by Miss Curley, of Willow avenue Japanese screen by Mrs. Stewart, of Park avenue; rocking chair by Mr. O'Gorman. The Young Men's Association attached to the churcn were much disappointed at their ill luck in not capturing the piano The hud $50 on it, which they had taker from their treasury, and were coniideul of winning it. DECIDING COURT CASE& Matters Disposed of by Judge Douglai Yesterday. In the First District Civil Court yester day the following decisions were given Charles F. Adams, managing agent ol the Charles F. Adams Manufacturing Company, against Henry McLaue, $1.50 Peter Mass, |1; Benjamin Hexton, $1.60 Johanna Purdy, 12; Abbie Lepoy, $5 Mary Bohley, <3, and Jane Gallagher Î3.50. Adam Fink against Hilliard F, Liockwood for $31.12; Edward Muni aguiust Julia Sullivan, settled. The case of Howe against the Board of Aldermen of Jersey City was adjourned for on< week. The Barnes Manufacturing Com pany against William Genicky, judgment for plaintiff, Î10H.15; Simon Keuruiar against Frederick G. Hoffman, $172.84 A case of dispossession occupied aboul one half an hour of the court's time Charles Fox, of No. 166 Laidiaw avenue was complainant, aud Susan Weiser, de fendant. Norman L. Howe appeared foi defendant. The court ruled that a land lord could not dispossess a tenant with out three months' notice, unless anothei agreement had been entered Into. A Little Burglar. John Mulvey, aged sixteen, of No. 9. Fulton avenue, Greenville', was commit ted tor trial by Justice Wanser on tin charge of burglary. MulTey was impll cated with other boys in effecting an en trance into into a saloon aud grocery ston in Greenville. He admitted his guilt. THE POLICE IN POLITICS. One Man on the Force at Least Finds It Un profitable. Patrolman John J. Quinn is not quite as happy today as he was a month ago, and he won't be for twcnty-flve days. Patrolman Quinn is attached to the Greg ory street precinct, and yesterday he was tried by the Police Commissioners on three charges, one of beinz drunk and disorderly, neglect of duty and failure to answer the roll call. Captain McKaig testified that on the night of October 16 a primary was held on Johnston avenue and that Quinn was there drunk, but in citizen's clothes. The captain said he had fourteen policemen there and they formed a passage way to allow the voters to reach the ballot box. Quinn endeavored to break through this line of policemen to get near the ballot box. HAD HE A KXIFE? "I told him," the Captain continued, "to go away and he cursed me and then I took him away. Some one in the crowd shouted 'he's got a knife' and I saw him put his hand in his pocket. I told my men to remain where they were while 1 attended to Quinn, and when I got him to the curb the crowd got him away and placed him in a coach and drove him from the place." "Didn't you strike me with your club and say. 'You Irish I'll kill you ?"r asked Quinn when he cross ex amined the Captain. "No, sir; but your brother begged me not to arrest you." "My brother?" "Yes, your brother." "Oh," said Quinn contemptuously, "he's only a boy." "Captain," asked President Feeney. "why did yon take a platoon of police to this primary!·" uecause it was necessary, ana me Chief told me to protect it. It was the third attempt to hold a primary, and on the two other occasions they had been broken up." Sergeant Snow testified that he thought Quinn had beei drinking that night. He saw what took place between the Captain and Quinn, and saw the Captain raise his clnb but did not see him strike Quinn. The latter cursed and used vile language to the Captain. '•Did Quinn stop the voting?" asked Commissioner Kelly. "He was blocking up the way, and I told Policeman Jones to put him out of the way. He was trying to crowd through the line. A man told me Quinn was drawing a knife when the Captain seized him, and I saw him put his hand in his pocket and a citizen held his arm. "THERE WAS MUCH CUSSING." Policemen Jackson, Harmes, Newcome and Hanbury corroborated the captain, and declared Quinn was either much ex cited or drunk. "Did you hear any one curse, there, that night?" asked Commissioner Kelly. "Well, I should say so," was the em phatic reply. "What do you expect at a primary, prayers?" interjected President Feeney. Quinn, when called to testify, said he went to the window where the ballot box was to challenge a man's vote, for the man did not live in the precinct. "I was talking to a couple of men," he added, "when the Captain called me an Irish and struck me on the arm." When asked if he voted at that pri mary Quinn replied no, that he did not even live in the district, but that he went there because he was interested in a can didate for Freeholder, and he knew "it would be lively." He added that he should have gone on duty at one p. m, that day, but that he sent a note to the station bouse asking to be excused, and the request was not granted. "Don't you know you violated one of the rules of this department by taking an active part in politics?" Mr. Feeney in quired. "I didn't take an active part." "You challenged a man's vote, didn't you ?" •'Yes. through another man." "And that is not active, eh? when you don't live in that district, too?" "No, sir." QUINN WAS AN ANQKL. John Sullivan, for the defence, testified that Quinn whs sober, did not use bad language, and in fact was of such an an geiic disposition that he could not be naught; if he tried to. On the other hand the Captain was a monster, who dragged Quinn away, used bad language and threatened to kill him. Beside that, Sullivan swore that he saw the Captain strike Quinn. John Dougherty, of the Hollow, also believes Qainn pure and immaculate and that the captain is a fiend incarnate. He heard him say to Quinn" you, I'll murder you." When cross-examined he confessed he did not know whether it was "murder" ai· ♦•till" tVio fountain uuirl hnt. it. tvna something with lots of gore in it. Daniel Moran, another Second district statesman, swore he heard Captain Mc Kais say to Sheriff Davis, "If that don't go away I'll kill him." He admit ted that he heard a rumor that Quinn had drawn a knife on the Captain. Patriok Higgins and John Lane cor roborated the other evidence given for Quinn and the case was closed. TWENTY-FIVE DAYS' PAY. Quinn then pleaded guilty to the two charges of being absent without leave and neglect of duty. Quinn was fined fifteen days' pay on the first and five days on each of the two other charges, or twenty-five days in all. OTHER TRIALS. Patrolman William Dorson, charged witli being absent without leave on October 15, and failure to answer the roll call, was fined five days' pay. Chanceman Patrick O'Connor, charged with being drunk and disorderly, neglect of duty and absent without leave, was the next viciim. Evidence was produced that O'Connor was drunk and equally positive evidence that he was sober at the time alleged. His ease was laid over until next meeting and so was that of Patrolman John Koch of the Sixth Pre cinct. Patrolman Frank McMahon, of the First precinct, pleaded guilty to not re porting at roll call, and was fined two days' pay, and Alexander Finley, of the same precinct, for being off post, October 25, pleaded guilty and was fined two days' P Patrolman John T. Hiley pleaded guilty to being off Post, November 2. and not guilty to a charge of neglect of duty. He was fined five days' pay. Patrolman Hartman, for neglect of duty, was fined also five days' pay. THE BOARD AT BUSINESS. Its Power In the Filling of Sunlcan Lots Deicrtbed-Llfht Contract*. The Board of Police Commissioners met at half-past nine o'clock last night in the cramped-up quarters of the present head quarters. A communication from the Chief officially notified the Board of the death of Patrolman John Kevin and give the deceased an excellent record. Clerk Robinson then read this opinion . from Corporation Counsel Edwards:— t Nov. 15, 1889. Honorable Board of Police CcmmUrioners: Sias.—I have your enquiry as to tl)e power of your Board to nil sunken lots. Section 58 of the supplement to tUe Act to Reorganize the Local Government of Jersey City, which you will find on page 127 of the old charter, as printed by tne city, provides that when any sunken lot or lots shall,by reason of the presence thereon of stagnant water, be or become a nui sance detrimental to public health and shall be so declared by the Board of Police Commis sioners, your Bosrd shall cause the owner or owners of said lots to be served with printed or written notice to abate the nuisance within not less than three nor more than thirty days, in case the nuisance to be abated is either by drainage or filling; all expenses necessarilly incurred in abating such nuisance shall be a charge upon property, and shall be certified to the City Collector for collection. Provision is also made ia case the owners cannot be found4 or are unknown or non residents that the notice may be served by posting a copy thereof promi nently on the property for at least three days, and by publishing the same on three separate days in the daily official newspapers. The only difficulty with enforcing the provis ions of this act is that you have no appropriation for that purpose. I am of opinion that the Board of Finance could, if requested by your Board, borrow a sum in anticipation of the collection of assessments for expenses in carrying out the above provision. Yours respectfully, W. D. Edwards, Corporation Connsel. The usual claims were ordered paid and $1,000 was transferred from the Commit tee on Healtn to the Committee on Station Houses and Prisons. STREET LIGHTING CONTRACTS. The contract for lighting Bergen and Hudson cities with gas was awarded to the United Gas and Improvement and People's Company at $19.δϋ per lamp a year. The contract for lighting the Green ville district was awarded to the same company. The contract for oil lamps was awarded to the New York and New Jersey Globe Company at $1.68 per lamp each month, and the firm to supply from 1,000 to 1,500, as may be required. Lafayette will be lighted by the Jersey City and Lafayette Gas Company at a cost of $18 per lamp a year. FOR INCREASED PAY. Since the bill to increase policemen's pay has been adopted by the people, a re solution requesting the Board of Finance to make the necessary appropriation for the next fiscal year was adopted last night. The increased schedule is:— 24 Sergeants, $200 - $4,800 7 Roundsmen, $100 790 7 Detectives, $203 1,400 5 Doormen, $100 500 170 Patrolmen, $100 17.000 Total..·» $24,409 τι von αΜηητ/ο> rniri? cimnv JU1UU jju ι u uxuuxi Her Married Suitor Sues Her Father for Film IinprUoiiment. An interesting case was argued in the Hoboken District Court before Judge Abel X. Smith yesterday. William Pinell, an engineer of Brunswick street, was attracted by the pretty face of Lizzie Snooks, of No. 309 1-2 Eighth street, and began to pay her marked attention. The friendship that existed between the pair Beamed to be developing into something warmer, and old Mr. Snooks thought it was about time to ascertain who and what Mr. Pinell was. His en quiries elicited the very pleasant fact that his daughter's lover had a wife and four children. This was enough for him to at once for bid Pinell to call on his daughter any more. Pinell agreed to cease his visits but Lizzie would not hear of it. She accused her father of harshuess and finally packed her trunk and left the house. Mr. Snooks waited for a few days arid then called on Pinell and demauded bis daughter. Pinell denied all knowledge of the young woman and when her father persisted showed him the door. Mr Snooks returned in a few hours with a constable and had Pinell arrested for abduction. At the trial Miss Snooks appeared in Court and exhouerated Pinell from all blame. On her evidence he was dis charged and the case dropped. Pinell thought that it was about time for him to take a hand in the game, and he engaged counsel and sued Snooks for $200 damages. Judge Smith and a jury listened to the different witnesses yesterday. Miss Lizzie acknowledged that Pinell had been a friend of hers but nothing more. The jury will take the case Friday. Actor Wilson Got HI» Salary An actor named Wilson appeared before Justice Seymour, of Hoboken, last even ing and swore out a writ of attachment against the Collier and Wheeler Com pany, which is now playing "Woman Against Woman" at Jacobs' Theatre. Wilson had traveled with the company for some time during the season, but ow ing to a misunderstanding with the man agement was refused his salary. Detec tives Stanton and Heese served the writ and attached the box receipts and all of the scenery and properties carried by the company. As soon as the management discovered that Wilson meant business they settled his claim and released their goods. McGrane Huât Have Been Insane. The body of John McGrane, the Hobo ken contractor, who committed suicide last Thursday, was viewed by a number of his old friends at his home, No 334 Washington street, today. An old friend of his said to me this morning:— "When I first heard of McGrane's sui -,J- Τ IΊ Knltaira it art/3 of. flrot. feared that he had met with foul play. His shop on Clinton street is iu a lonely place and has been robbed twice. Poor John; he \ras certainly ont of his mind." Hoboken Notes. Hoboken Council, No. 90, of the Royal Arcanijm, gave an entertainment at Odd Fellows' Hall, last evening. Regent C. W. Burnham, and Secretary F. E. Anderson contributed a groat deal to the success of the evening. Brother C. Rah Iff, \vas the chairman of the Entertainment Committee. Andrew Grogau, the man who recently escaped from the County Jail, was ar rested in Hoboken yesterday by Police men Davin and Kenney. He was sent back to jail, and will serve an additional sentence of twenty days for the trouble he gave the force to gather him in. Maud Spinder, the three-year-old daughter or Mr. Spinder, of No. 76 Jeffer son street, Hoboken, strayed away from home yesterday. Policeman Fenton found the little wanderer and returned her to her anxious parents. Assemblyman "Larry" Fagan dis charged John Halisey yesterday. The latter abused him iu such a way that he had him arrested. Recorder Mc Donough discharged him yesterday with a reprimand. Who lias Lost a Glove? The gentleman who discarded a fine castor beaver glove at the corner of Grove and Mercer streets will confer a great favor by leaving ils mate, if he has it, at The J ε «s ε y City News office. A re porter has the discarded one and would" like to have the other. If the owner re grets now that he parted with one of them he can have it by proving property. Failures of the Week. There were 317 failures in the United States reported to Bradstreet's during the week, agaiust 348 in the preceding weeK, a d 178, 328, 327 and Win the correspond ing weeks of 1888, 188Γ, 1SSC and 1885 re spectively. The total number of failures in the United States January 1 to date is 9,848, against 8,646 in 1S88. New Freeholders' Iloilds. This morning Judge Knapp informed Counsellor McGrath that the bonds of the Freeholders-elect would be accepted by him next Saturday. For a disordered liver try Bsxciuv's Pills. ΓΗΕ BURGLAR LODGER. Mrs. Johnson's Story of tlie Sandbagging Thief Corroborated. ME BUG MADE OF HIS BED TICK. What the Victim of His Visit Knows of Wilson's Antecedents and Connection· The story of the attempt to rob Mrs loseph Johnson at her home, No, 438>ί 3rove street, yesterday morning, by her odger, was given exclusively In The Fersey City News in the afternoon, rhat the woman's story was true in svery particular hus been demonstrated jy the police and all who have Invest! rated the case. 1 visited Mrs. Johnson at her home this norning. She and her husband and :hree children, two of whom are twin a jne year old, occupy a suite of five rooms )u the third floor. The rooms are neatly furnished and testify to Mrs. Johnson's good qualities is a housewife. A lady living with her family on the upper floor, and who was averse to giving her name and "seeing it in the paper," and "Kosa," a thirteen year-olil girl living on the floor below, were present at tue interview and cor roborated Mrs. Johnson's statements. The rear room is used as a kitchen, and ad joining it and connected by a door is a small room in which Mrs. Johnson slept with one of the twine and her oldest child, and in a similar room connected by doors both with her room and the parlor, Mr. Johnson slept with the other of the twins. The room occupied by Wilson is a hall bed room opening into both the hall and parlor. WILSON AND HIS WIFE. Mrs. Johnson's statement boiled down is as follows:—"We had no use for the hall bedroom, ana thought to lessen our rent by letting It to a single gentleman. My husband is a tinsmith in New York, and he goes to work at six o'clock in the morning and I am alone with my chil dren through the day. "I put out a notice of a 'room to let,' and last Monday week the man who described himself as Wiison wanted to see the room. He said he wanted it for himself and wife, and when I said it was too small for two persons, as it contained only a three-quarter bed, Wiison said It was large enough, as he and his wife took their meals out. "He said he was a brother-in-law of Mr. Nelson, a clerk in Kennedy's drug store, corner of Grove and Seventh streets, and I concluded to let him take the room. He seemed to have plenty of money and paid me a week's rent in advance. "He went away, but returned In a short time with his wife, who brought a bundle containing a black silk dress and a few other articles of clothing. A little while later she said she had neglected to bring a ehirt for her husband, and as they were goinz to visit their brother-in law' that evening she had to go out and buy one. "She returned with a bine flannel shirt, and I thought it was hardly the thing for an evening company. WORKED AT NIGHT. "Mrs. Wilson said her husband was a brushmaker and that he was having two weeks' vacation. He laid around the house during the day, seldom going out, and his wife brought in beer and fooa. "He would go out in the evenings, as she said, to look for work. Nelson was a frequent visitor. Last Thursday Wilson went away in the morning and Mrs. Wilson said he had gone to look for a Joo in New York, and as he would not return until night she thought she would Visit her mother In New York. "It was raining hard, but she went, after borrowing a quarter from me, and I never saw her again. Wilson came back in a few minutes and enquired for the 'old woman' and then he went out to look for her. "He returned in the evening and said he had not fonnd her. He remained in his room all of Thursday, but went out iu the evening, returning about half-past twelve a. m." Mrs. Johnson then repeated the story oi his entering her mom and demanding her money; told of his pocketing her child's savinge bank, of his going to the bureau in her husband's room in search of money that was not there, and of her escape into the hall and on the stairway while tie dashed down stairs. CORROBORA TING THE STORT. The lady upstairs told of Mrs. John son's screams and of her rushing to her assistance, thinking she had been fright ened by a dream, and "Hosa" told of Wil son rushing by her on the lower floor, dropping the sandbag, and making his escape through the front door. The up stairs lady also told of her seeing Wilson take away his wife's bundle of clothes Thursday night. Entering the hall bed room I saw how Wilson had prepared for the robbery. Kntofαν Vi orl Vman rinnerl nn«n ftfiH piece torn from it had made' the covering of the sand bag, and there was the needle and thread used in sewing It. Nelson denies being related to Wilson, but admit· that they were well ac quainted. The police have been in formed that Wilson served a term in the penitentiary nnd has the reputation of being; a well known thief. They *re prosecuting a search for him. Little Stone Throwers. Willie Verruder, Willie Mack, James Gorman, Irving Knapp, Christopher Probst and Louis Shimk, Greenville youngsters, were before Justice Wanser this morning charged with throwing stones. They were discharged with a reprimand. A Pleasant Sunday. Washington, D. C.t Nov. 16, 1889.— A storm is this morning central on the mid dle gulf coast and an area of low barome· ter had also appeared in the Northwest. For Eastern New York and New Jersey —Fair Saturday and Sunday; no change in temperature; westerly winds, becom ing variable. For Eastern Pennsylvania—Fair till Sunday night; warmer; winds becoming northeasterly. For Western New York and Western Pennsylvania—Fair, followed by rain or snow Sunday afternoon or evening; no change in temperature; northerly winds. The Weather at Hartnett's· November 15. Deg. November 16. Deg. 3 P. M 38 « Λ. M h ϋ P. M 39 9 A. M 30 9 P, M 31 12 Noon 30 12 Midnight.. 20 DIED. BUNN—In this city, on Thursday, November 14. 1889, Jacob K. Burn», aged sixty-two years and seven month. Relatives ana friends of the family are respect fully invited to attend the funeral services ai his late resilience, No. 141 Mercer street, on Sunday, at three o'clock p. m. Interment at convenience of the family. STKKN—Julius Stern, aged fifty -flveyears. Funeral Tuesday, November 19, at ten a. m., from No. 134 Ρ a von la avenue. HIGGINS—On October 18, 1839; Mary A. IHggina, A mouth's mind requiem mass will be ottered for the happy repose or her soul on Monday, Novera ber 18, at St. Peter's Church, at ten o'clock a. m. TKMPLETON—In this city, on November 14. 1859, James J., son of John and Mary A. Templeton, aged twenty-four years and two month·. Relatives and friends of the family are respect fully invited to attend the funeral from hit late residence. No. 280 Baldwin avenue, Heights, on Sun day afternoon, at two o'clock. for other death notices «se second page.