Newspaper Page Text
A GLORIOUS DAI,
Patriotic Observance of the Fourth Aided by the Bright Weather. SCORES OF CELEBRATIONS Junior Amarioan Mechanics Have a Fine Parade and Outing—Catholics and the Flag FIREWORKS AND SALUTES. The Bang and Fizz Was Kept Up From Midnight to Midnight —Many Bad Accidents. The glorious Fourth, tho only Fourth, that this free aud independent country cares a snap for, is once more passed and gone. It was a gala day in every sense of the word. In this county it was celebrated with much enthusiasm from midnight Tuesday until all hours last night. It was a day of pleasure here, and everyone appeared to be desirous of helping along the good work, 60 that all might have a good time. During the day there were picnics, excur sions, bail games, bicycle riding and a score of other out of door amusemonts. The Ger mans flocked to Scuhetzen Park, Union Hill, to take part in the great Plattdeuehe fast, ami while there had a jolly time. The Scot tish residents patronized Caledonian Park, and took much interest in the annual games. STOUT AND PATRIOTISM. During the nay while cannon roared, guns banged aud .crackers exploded, athletic games in a db/eit different places in the county were run off. The most important of these from a snorting man’s point of view took place on the grounds of the New Jersey Athletic Club at Bayonne. The grounds were visited by thousands who Wfere in terested iu the cbiitestS of skill and muscle. '1 be most etitiihsiastle display of patriotism observed during Hie day was displayed by the Junior Order ' of American Mechanics. These young enthusiasts assembled at Ber gen square at- nine o’clock yesterday, and raised the flag oi the nation which they saluted by a Volley from their mus kets. After brief ceremonies at the square, the Order departe I and marched to School No. :il. where the flag was again saluted. From the school building the Order marched to American Grove on West Side avenue and had a picnic. Every one was made thoroughly happy for there was boating for those who felt iu ciined for a sail, and shade for those who preferred the laud. A pavilion aud a good K»»».l ftirniehoH nnnnrtiniit.iM for ilsniMtur During the day Hev. John Atkinson and F. Lewis, State Councillor Jr. O. IL A. M., made speeches. The first was one of wel come and the latter explained the reasons for the existence of the order. Aiuorr^ the others who enjoyed them selves on the Fourth were the members of Grace M. E. Church, who celebrated 1* Columbia Hall on Touuele avenue and after *■ ward witnessed a display of fireworks. The Greenvilie Turn Verein held a picnic at Greenville Schuetren Park and took part in athletic games and dancing. Camp No. 81, Union Veteran Legion, went to Westfield to assist in the celebration of tae one hundred and fourth anniversary of the founding of Westfield. The legion looked well as the members marched behind the band and obeyed the orders of Command ttiit Shea. The Indian and Janies G. Blaine Repub lican Clubs played a game of baseball dur ing the day on the Central yards and the Blaines were the victors. Another game which afforded much amusement nas played on the Hoboken Cricket ground between the Benedicts and Batchelors. The game was won bv the Benedicts. The Catholic Club celebrated the day by sending a large num ber of its members out for a run on aitaten Island. The cyclers had a good time. DEMOCRATS JUBILATE. A hot time, but als > also a very enjoy able one. was held by the Dennis McLaugh lin Association. Speeches were made and the Hag saluted. Mgr. Seton held nine o'clock mass yesterday in .St. Joseph's Church. As soon as it was over the parish fife and driijn corps led a parade, and this was folio y.c'j bV r. fiwfjrii drill and the raising of the Hag.' 'Mf£r. Baton made some approp riate remarks, and after some excellent sing ing the whole party repaired to the church where they were served with refreshments. Tr.o Salvation Army held a joint picnic and religious meet iu So) Suvle’s Grove on the Newark Bav. ■ The army did not have many visitdfsTfet the members seemed to enjoy themselves thoroughly. The yachtsmen were out iu full force yes terday", and the New York Bay and the New ark Bay presented an animated sight. It seemed as if everyone who owned u boat was out, and that he bruoght ail of iiis friends with him. The Pavonia men all went uf their clubhouse at the Atlantic Highlands, • and the other clubs either visited them or some other friends. There was but little driving during the day by sportsmen, but the travel on the electric cal's was tremendous. This was par ticularly true of the Newark and Orange Line, and the Bayonne cars. In the after noon it was almost impossible ,to get on a car, for they were filled before leaving the depot at the ferrv. by a hot and impatient I lot of people. 1 ravel was heavy until late at night. During the clay the usual casualties took place, but none were fatal. The number of tires that were extinguished by the firemen ■was eleven eight ol them being on the Hill, and none of them being very serious. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company re ports that travel over its lines yesterday was unusually light for the Fourth of July. The receipts from passenger tratlic were bolow those of Independence Day for several years. _ 0. TJ. A- M. PATRIOTISM A Creditable Street Parade, Speech Making and Fireworks. The Jersey City Councils of the Junior Order United Amenonn Mechanics, eele i brated the Fourth in a patriotic manner. About ten fWnlo(:Jf A. M., led by Diver’s American Band, the Admiral Faragut ; Counsel, No. 103 and Clinton Council, No. 18, marched from their rooms, in Arearnim Building, Jackson avenue, to Bergen .Square via Montfeello and Bergen avenues. When they reached the Square they were met by the other city councils and Grand Marshal Henry Clements, dressed in a gray uniform, and mounted on a spirited horse. At the suggestion of Marshal Clements three cheers were given-for the flag on No. 11 school. The parade thoi movoa down Bergen av enue to Virginia avenue, where « salute was also given in front of Public School No. 31. Next, they marched along West Side av enue to the American (formerly Midwinter’s) Grove, where Loyal Council No. H of the Daughters of Liberty had prepared chowder and everything necessary to refresh the weary members. THE MARCH. The band played national airs throughout the whole line of march. Six councils were represented—Clinton Council No. 18, Indus try Council No. 35. Summit Council No. 87, Palisade Council No. 140, Admiral Faragut Council No. 102 and U. S. Grant Council No 108. . , Admiral Faragut Council was captained by J. E. Hatten.' Thomas Johnson was the leader of Industry Council, and J. Van Am berg marcheil at the head of the Clinton. The line numbered about 201) members. Each council carried a beautiful silk banner. At the grove a ramble among the shady vies was enjoyed by everyone. Mr. and V Meconeken were busily employed in 'w the chowder, while the young ftters of Liberty hurried hither and thither with plates of ice cream and refresh ments. Mr. C. F. Perkins of Palisade Coun cil managed the shooting gallery. patiuoti' ’ F.xi:koisi:s. An excellent programme was prepared for the occasion. It was opened with nil over ture by the band, after which the Uev. John Atkinson offered prayer. Jfr. Walter Wood, Chairman of the Joint Committee, delivered an address of welcome. Songs were sung, including “The Star Spangled Banner,” “Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean,” “God Bless Our Native Land.” and "America.” Mr. Frank Lewis. State Councillor of the Junior Order, made a short address. A little girl dressed in red. white and blue read the Declaration of Independence. George Wash ington White of Hoboken, a prominent member of the Junior and Senior order, made a long speech on the objects of the order uud the patriotism which each mem ber ought to display iii behatf of his country. The young men enjoyed themselves in .athletic sports, including* races of all de scriptions and a rifle match. The party re mained at tlxf grove i Altai the close of the evening, when they left for tiie Hill in time to witness* a brilliant firewqvJis display on the open lots in front of the Arcanum build ing, at Jackson and Clinton avenues. The »•.. .... . _i. . .. . .. .,1 f.,.. Kn Oc Clinhtn Council and Admiral Farragut Council. While thev were Doing displayed tho side walk and street were thronged with people. At (east a thousand gathered to eujoy the show. ^ TUENEES OELEBSATE THE FOUETH Greenville Verein Hold* Its Twenty first Picnic. The Greenville Schuetzen Park proved to be a very attractive resort yesterday on the occasion of the twenty-first annual pic nic of the Greenville Turn Verein, which took place there, and drew to the grounds nearly two thousand people. The park was decorated in honor of the event with the German and American col ors. There was a merry-go-round revolving to the music of a hand organ, and the joyous shouts of the youngsters, and there were the cane toss, shooting gallery, bowling al ley and lager beer stations without number. The dancing platform was crowded through out the entire afternoon and evening. The feature of the day was the turning exhiDition by the members of the Verein, and tho children of the various classes. The exhibition was under the direction of Turn Turnwart Hans Schoor. There were races for the boys and prize games for the girls. One contest which was very amusing, re quired tho girls to march blindfolded toward a flower pot and strike it with a stick. The girls who hit it and received prizes were:— Dora Bender, Lottie Woeckener, Daisy Ham burger and Lena Miller. In the prize bowling contest for ladies, the victors were Mrs. C. Metzenius, first prize; Miss Clara Buchbinder, second prize; Mrs. Gothberg, third prize, and Miss Martha Beh ring, fourth prize. In the evening the grounds were illumina ted, fireworks were displayed and paper baloons were released. On the dancing plat form Mr. E. Gothberg was floor manager. He was assisted by Fred. Hartzheim, VV. Dlehrn and the following committee: M. Goula. Henry Liefer, A. Woeckener, Henry Gottbardt. J. Spabn. G. Shelter, W. Collins, Jonn U. unDCKIuaDD, lniuip iuicun, nuuo u Kurg. John Klein; Joseph Weigel, B. Sei deuwand, Valentine Holzappel and Peter A. J ulv. _ ST. JOSEPH’S_FLAG EAISING. The Seton Drum and Fife Corps and the Junior and Sub-Junior Girl Choirs of St. Joseph's Church celebrated Independence Day by raisiug an American flag in the church yard at the corner of Baldwin and Pavouia avsnues at nine o’clock in the morn ing While the flag was being raised, the girls, under the direction of Miss De Vanny, sang tin* “Star Spangled Banner,'' after which tiie bovs, led by Professor Amos, sang “Mv Country.” The girls then gave a very preitv flower drill, followed by the hoys showing tueir skill in handling the sword by u drill under the command of Captain ' Frank Matthews. Both drills brought forth cordial applause from the onlookers. After the ' drills, they all marched to Pavouia Hall, a few doors be low, led by Mousighor S-'tou. who had the corps play, “Marching Through Georgia.’’ There thev were treated to fee cream, cake, candy aiid soia water. At the talile the boys kept continually cheering for George Washington and the Monsignor. PATEIOTIO M’LAUGHLIN. The McLaughlin Association last night en tertained the residents of that section of the city, near Hamilton Park, with a magnifi cent display of fireworks. The club donated #100 for the celebration of the day. The fireworks display was under the manage ment of President John P. Feeney. Tne club boys provided refreshments for vis itors. _ MINOB EVENTS Clemens’ Association Picnic. A large crowd attended the fifth annual picnic and games of the Geo. E. Clemens’ Association at Gleudale Park. Games of all kinds were indulged in all the afternoon. Dancing was a feature. Chairman John F. Coleman was a busy man. looking out for everybody?* enjoyment. It was the biggest crowd in the history of Glendale Park. At •J:30 Floor Manager John Mulligan an nounced thy grand march. Standard Bearer Geo. E. Clemens witli his sister took the lead, followed by President F. C. Scriven and Miss Maggie ’Morris, V ce President Charles Leech and Miss Annil McDermott, and Secretary James Coleman and Miss Lizzie Canning of Newark. Others present were Thos. Wright and Miss Mamie Stack, P. J. Tvsou and wife. Roger O- Mills and Miss Annie Walsh. Thos. Dickson, Wm. Doyle, John P. Nolan, ex-Assemblyman Frank Kellegher, and the Misses Lizzie and Katie O'Rourke, Miss Mamie MeCale, Miss Nellie Kelly, Miss Taby Janies, and delega tions from the Wanser Club, Wm. Dooley Association and the Oxford Turf Club of Newark. ceurt Congress’ Day. A lie IQUi lu giauu iiiuutdi jut.mu tJL cuuu Congress No. 7,f?01, A. O. F. of A., was held in the afternoon and evening at Pohhuann's Pavilion. The officers of the court are AAV. Goddard,Chief Ranger; L. M. Loshen, Sub C. R.: Thomas H. Carroll, Treasurer; Charles Hoffman, Financial Secretary; H. Just, Re cording Secretarv; B. Crowe. Sr. Wood ward; R. Hail. Jr. Woodward, G. Genzel. Sr. Beadle; W. Van Nest. Jr. Beadle; W. R. Nevin, Physician; Trustees, H Niemann, J. Leven and J. Coyne. The Floor Manager was William Richardor and his assistant Eugene Nardin. All worked earnestly to make the occasion the success it was. Young Republicans Celebrate. The Young Men's Republican Association kept open house. The clubhouse was taste fully decorated with flags. In the afternoon President John Irwin made an address. In the evening there was a display of fireworks, followed by addresses by Fire Commissioner Brennan and Alderman- Witter; Songs and recitations. by George Freleigh, William Brennan, •fTof. Eri.er, A. J. Booth and Con nell <fc By fries were Well received. Refresh ments were served all day. Italians at Rerg’s. The Italian St Anthony Association of New York held its twenty-third annual annual, festival in the afternoon and even ing in Borg’s Oriental Park at eight P. M. A grand Jubilee march was held by all the representatives of the various societies present, who each received a handsome com memoration certificate. The park was none too large for the crowd that attended. CASUALTIES OP THE DAY Many Persons Injured But None Seriously. Thomas Carroll, twenty-seven years old, of No. 90 Franklin street, while shooting a cannon in front of No. 431 Palisade avenue, yesterday morning, was terribly burned about the head and face by its explosion. He was attended by Dr. Rooney and went home. Thomas FI. Carroll, a former captain ot the Hillside Wheelmen, was badly burned about the face anil hands while lighting some loose powder in front of No. 431 Pali sade avenue. Ho called at Dr. Rooney’s and had his burns dressed. William Henkel, fifteen years old, of No. I 110 Grand street, Hoboken, while discharg ing a cannon in the Phillip street lots yester day afternoon, was shot in the right foot. He was removed to St Francis’ Hospital, j Wally Hotopp, a small boy, ton years old, ; was badly burned in the morning by an ex plosion of powder, while playing in front of i:is house on Sherman place. lie was at tended by Dr. Stout. Michael Folar, thirteen years old of "War ren street, snapped a revolver, which he be lieved was not loaded. It was. iti° hall passed through his right hand. He 'was re moved to the City Hospital. Martin Flaherty of No. 130 GrniiJ Street, held a lighted cannon cracker in liis left hand. A trolley car crowded with boys, who wero singing, passed, and for a moment ho forgot about the cracker, lie lost his second tlngcr by the explosion. Charles Hoffman, IS years old, of No. 03 Morris street, and William Burns, of No. 199 Mercer street, were burned about the face in the afternoon by the explosion of a quantity of powder with which they were loading a cannon in front of No. lsb Washington street. A bullet, fired from a revolver by some careless person crashed through the front window of Mr. Irving’s house at No. 270 Varlck street, In the morning and embedded itself in the wall of the back parlor. No one was hurt. Mrs. Ellen Shaw, of No. 343 Grove street, while passing the corner at Erie and First streets last night, was shot in tho l*ft leg by a stray bullet. She was carried to her home by friends. The wound is not a serious one. David Brown, sixteen years old, of No. 147 otiiaut men nm-atama/4 hufrtlVI .IllktipP Charles A. Hoe this morning ou a charge of atrocious assault. While firing a gun about ten o’clock last night in front of Philin Grant’s saloon, Pacific avenue aud Johnson avenue, he accidentally shot under the saloon door a nd hit John Curry in tho foot. Patrolman Gibley arrested young Brown, and sent Curry to the Citv Hospital. Curry's foot was very badly mangled. Brown was held over until tomorrow to await the result of Curry’s injuries. SOME LIVELY" BLAZES. Old Central Reformed Church Nearly Destroyed--Other Fires. Ten A. M.—At this hour the frame church edifice, coruer Bowers street aud Central avenue, which for nearly a quarter of a cen tury was occupied by the Central Reforfiied Church, was set ablaze by a fire cracker which was thrown ou tho roof by a boy. The edifice was almost entirely destroyed, and but for the timely arrival of the firemen it would have burned to the ground. The flames were beginning tt> eat their way down the sides of the building when the firemen arrived. After a stubborn fight lasting one half nonr, the flames were extinguished. The building was erected at a cost of $8,000. and carried an insurance of $3,500. The damage by fire and water will amount to ubout $S,50i). The building was uuoccupied, os the congregation now wor ship in the new edifice ou Bowers street. The Rev. Mr. Frank, leader of the Seventh Day Adventists was negotiating with Pastor C. 3. Wright for the purchase of the old building. It was Mr. Frank's inten tion to have tho building removed to Sum mit avenue aod South street. At half-past nine o’clock last night fire broke out in the two-story frame stable ut No. 333 Erie street, owued aud occupied by William Hawkes. The flames spread rapid ly, and the big tenement at No. 315 Thir teenth street, owned by William, was soon on fire. The stable was burned to the ground. The tenement house was damaged to the extent of $800. Fully insured. The stable was on fire one week aeo. The flames spread to Mr. Newell’s flat at that time, but they were ex tinguished before any damage was done. At ten P. M. John Fletcher’s house was damaged to the extent of $30 last night by fire caused by a skyrocket. At half-past ten P. M. the barn beloning to A. J. Kosell in the rear of his residence, No. 3(>0 Hancock avenue, was damaged by fire to tile amount of $350. The fire was caused by a lighted stick of a skyrocket fal ling through tbe sky light on some hay. It was soon extinguished. At 11:50 P.M. last night fire broke out in the residence of Albert Lomtnatsch at No. Company No. 14, who are stationed just around tbo corner, wore immediately upon the scene, and extinguished the flames be fore they did more than $10 worth of dam age. The cause is unknown. At a quarter to one o’clock yesterday afternoon the roof of the two-story ficmo dwelling, No. 200 Terhune avenue. Green ville, occupied by Frank Guyslcr, was ignited by firecrackers, and Engines Nos. 3 and 13, and No. 4 Truck were called out. The firemen extinguished the blaze easily. Tlie building was damaged #15. A fire occurred this morning at five minutes past twelve A. M. in the residence of Dr. O. H. Albanesius, at No. 376 Central avenue. It was caused by some one on a tallv-ho coach sending a ball of fire from a Homan candle into the parlor through an open window. The fire burned rapidly, and before the flames were extinguished the building was completely gutted. The damage amounted to $1,500 on the building, and $2,000 on furniture and dental instru ments. HOBOKEN CASUALTIES. Several People Badly Injured and many Small Fires. Hoboken’s patriotic citizens contributed their full share yesterday to the celebration of the day. There were no public demon strations, but pleuty of powder was burned for all that. The busiest corner was Coyle's, where all day long and far into the night huge crackers popped incessantly. There were some serious accidents from exploding crackers, and innumerable small ones. Hetcr Anderson, forty-four years old, of No. 232 Garden street, shot a revolver off in the street, and the ball struck the wife of Henry Kluss of No. 123 Hudson street. The man was arrested and the worn ail’s wound i dressed at Home, tt is not serious. Edward Vienorat, of No. 30 Carmine street, New York, had his eye put out by a firecracker, while walking on Washington stijpet, between Third and Fourth streets yesterday mea ning. Dr. Simon dressed the wound. Frederick Egner, fifteen years old, of No. 205 Grand street, was seriously injured in the taco by the explosion of a cannon. He is at St. Mary's Hospital. E. J. Benson, a membar of the Atlantic Boat Club, had his left ear badly torn by a firecracker while on the deck of the boat house The roof of the N. H. C. R. R. Company’s oar stables on Ferry street ignited from a balloon which fell upon it, and the tar made a lively blaze. Firemen extinguished it. The office building at No. 134 Washington street, occupied by Justice Hansel and others, caught fire on the roof at eleven o’clock, last night, and was damaged to the extent of $100. The Fire Department put out the flames. COMPANY E’3 VETERANS, TJUe Annual Shoot at Marlon For the Championship Medal. The veterans of Company E, Fourth Regi ment, held their annual shoot for the com pany medal at the Marion Range yesterday morning. The medal is put up foj competi tion every year and the winner is entitled to wear it for one year. The highest score was made by Commissary Sergeant B. F. Moore and ho will wear the trophy until next year. Following are the scores: Sergeant Moore.54 4 4 33 34 3 4—37 Lieutenant Purgie...3 3 4 4 2 4 1 4 4 4—36 Adjutant Gerardin.8 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 2—34 Colonel Abemethy. 4 4 3 3 0 0 2 3 4 4—27 Prig. Gen’ Wauser.3 2 8 0 3 4 0 0 0 0*-15 Captain Steele .5 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 2—27 Lieutenant Martin.8 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 0—24 Sergeant Sutton. 2 2 4 3 2 4 3 3 4 5—32 Clements. 0 0 3 0 3 2 0 2 3 0r-13 Schaefer. 2 4 4 4 3 4 4 2 4 2—33 Compton.4 3 4 0 4 4 0 0 2 0-21 Smith. 0 3 0 0 4 3 2 3 4 4-23 Gilson.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0—2 CARING FORTTHEANIMALS The June meeting of tho Hudson County 8. P. C. A. was hold in the Weldon Building Tuesday night. Messrs. A. G. ICreutze, A. Bauman, AY, O. Pugh, Herbert Farrant and A. Macfariane were elected to membership. During the month there were ton prosecu tions, nine of which resulted in conviction. | One case is pending. THE KOREAN REBELLION Oppression of the Agricultural Classes the Cause—Strange Leaders. Vancouver, B. C., July 5, 1S5*4. —The : Empress of China, which arrived yesterday, 'bringsthe following foreign advices:— Korean airuirs occupy the greater part of the space in all the English speaking papers brought in by Che steamer Empress of China, which arrived yesterday. A writer in the Japan Herald on June —■ says:— “The cause of the agrarian insurrection in Korea, has been the frightful oppression of the peasantry by the official classes. It has alwavs been "the custom in the country to farm’out the highest magistracies to the highest biddors. who are then permitted to recoup themselves by squeezing the districts committed to their charge. In ordinary times this does not work so badly as might bo exiiected for an official has generally two or threo years in which to recoup himself, and is able to spread his extortions over a considerable period of time, but of late the necessities of the time, and the establishing of a costly army and uavy like those of Japan, have entailed great expense on tho Central Government, who, os a result, liavo been obliged to sell their officials at shorter intervals and at higher prices, and in conse minnoo ♦ V.sx ..ffissiattf If*1 Art«£T fhflt fchftir t.illlft was short, have come down with great wrath upon their subordinate and exact the utmost farthing. THE LEADERS. ‘‘The rebellion, therefore, seems to be one that has the amplest justification, and the general hope of foreigners is that its final result may be the establishment of a better system of government. its leaders are men of worth and probity, and its methods of procedure worthy of all commendation. The Chief General is a man of eighty-nine years of age. and a skilful bowman. His Second in command is a lad of fourteen, whose precocious sagacity and bravery have woa for him the devotion of his fellows, who reverence him as if he were a God. The third in command is a skilful swordsman, a Japanese, who has earned a reputation for the havoc his blade commits in the ranks of the foe. These three seem to have established a very fair dicipline amongst them. REVOLT SPREADING. “They come as the friends of a down trodden people, respecting the property of those amongst whom they come, anc this is continually inereashig the number of their adherents, and gaining the secret sympathy of those In districts still in the hands of the Government. Badly armed and provisioned at first, they have now abundance of arms and provisions, since one of the princi pal military stations of the kingdom fell into their hands. * The move ment has so far mef with unbroken success, and the insurrection soldiers now al most stand at the Capital Sooul. Under these circumstances the Korean Minister ap plied to China for aid against the rebels, an application which was at once granted. For some years it has been the Chinese practice to keep soldiers in plain clothes in Korea, who recently followed various trades, but were in reality a reserve force ready for action at short notice. With the aid of these and of other forces dispatched subsequently there is little doubt that the Government of Korea would shortly have been able to remain in power, and then hopes of a reformation would have been indefinitely postponed, but China was not the only ^ ac tor on the scene, for, unbidden by Korea, and much to the displeasure of China, the Japanese Government resolved to interfere, and under the pretext of looking after its national interests, has dispatched a consid pmhlft force to the feninsular. This torce is much greater than is re quired for purposes of protection^ for the five thousand Japanese in Korea do not need a force of teu thousand troops and several iron clads to protect their in terests. It is evident from the number of troops sent and from the strict secrecy which has been employed by the Japanese Gov ernment and the silence imposed upon the native press, that something more is in tended than the mere protection of her sub jects. ” ETERNAL SQUEEZING. Speaking on the Korean subject, the Kobe Herald says official squeezing has become so merciless in Korea that productive farms are everywhere deserted, and the oppressed farmers either emigrate to China or Russia or join the bauds of robbers that obstruct what little traffic there is'in the country. '1 ho so-called rebels would undoubtedly suc ceed if let alone, but China, the external foe to the welfare of Korea. China who has forced tribute from Korea since two thousand, B. C., will do all she can to help put down the insurrection. The rising, we may predict, will soon come to an end and serve only to add another chapter of torture, death, im prisonment, confiscation and banishment to the ignominous annals of dark destined Korea.” A Shanghai paper says:—“There is an agreement between China and Japan that neither power shall send troops into Korea without the consent of the other, and it is therefore hoped these troops are sent by mutual consont. It seems improbable, how ever, that the two powers, so jealous of each other, can avoid a conflict under the cir cumstances.” It is generally reported that a Russian force has been despatched into Korea. The number of soldiers in the vicinity of Vladi vostoek is about 1,000, and Russia has twelve war vessels on that station, besides six steamers of the volunteer fleet. It is probable that some of these men of war have been despatched to Korea. Hriiaiu Intercede*. By Cable to the United Press. London, July 5, 1804.—In the House of Commons today Sir Edward Grey, Par liamentary Secretary to the Foreign Office, replying to a question by Ellis Ash mead, said that Great Britain, in the interest of peace, had made representa tions to China and Japan in regard to the ni.ncnnf tcniitilo nTmt/inrr nnt flio .farmnDgn occupation of Corea, and the Government had reason to believe that the deferences would bo amicably arranged. STATEN ISLAND'S PEST, New Yop.k, July 5,1894.—Chief Inspector Doty of the Division of Contagious Diseases of the Board of Health was called in con sultation with officers of the Staten Island Health Department at Edge water yesterday to devise means for fighting the smallpox outbreak on the Island. Acting on Dr. Doty’s advice, the health officers there have adopted the same system that is carried out in this city in dealing with contagious diseases. All patients will bo promptly removed to the pest house. The houses in which the cases occurred will be fumigated and disinfected and kept under observance The physiciaus will vaccinate all those living in the districts where small pox has appeared. ME. BAEBOUBBJIIBED YACHT. New York, July 5, 1894.—The British steam vacht Cleopatra, under charter to A. L. Barbour, arrived from Cowes this morn ing after a thirteen-days' passage. She is a trim looking brigantine rigged craft, with a fiddle bow and a long overhang aft. She is the property of Mr. John I.ysaight of Bristol, and is chartered with the option of purchase. Her fittings can hardly bo termed magnificent, but there is a comfort able cabin and plenty of deck room. She will proceed immediately to Dobbs Ferry, where Mr. Barbour resides. Mr. Barbour is the owner of the steam yacht Sapphire, now laid up for sale at Tebo’s. _ __ THE TUG NIOOL'fi FLAG New York, July 5, 1894.— Property Clerk Harriott has in his possession at.PdliCh Head quarters an American flag attached to a staff about 11 feet long, which was found fastened in a socket floating in the East River several days ago by Policeman Dent of the East Sixty-seventh street station. , It Is thought that the flag is one which was on the ill-fated tug Nicel, which capsised with over sixty persons on board olf Sandy Hook a week ago last Sun day. •» £* ^ KEW YORK. V’ ,• 'V Are you aware that we present our patrons witn SOLID OiLFL FURNITURE FHLEE Or* CHARGE, COME AND CONVINCE YOURSELF. Continuation o£ Our Great Sale of English DUCK SUITS, Tailor made, in au end less variety of color / ings, in sizes 32 to 44, ac k Q .. y worth $3.75. We offer the largest and most complete collection of the now so popular. SAILOR HATS, Every conceivable st£le of 8traw% Shape and Color, ranging in prices as follows:— " 34c., 39c-, 79c , 89c. and 92c. None worth less than three times the above prices. Also the entire balance of STRAW SHAPED HATS AI 9c. ,' Worth from 49c. to 1.00. PART 1 NOW READY. Call and Get It—Bring Six of These Coupons:— gg<S>»-S><S>Q<S><S>» | S® CUT OUT THIS COUPON "♦ o ± ! OIL PAIHTING PORTFOLIO I O ♦ <t> -❖- £ ! THE MEWS, I <3> 1 & <£ 251 Washington Street. mm Dll PAINTINGS In the Original Colors Practicall) Given Away THE "NEWS. An Offer to Newspaper Readers Never Before Equalled. AS A LIBRARY TREASURE, This AV ork stands pre-eminently ahead of anything yet at tempted in Portfolios, Pictor ial and Book AVork. FOR FRAMING, each of the Pic tures is a treasure in itself, worthy of a position in the most expensive and carefully selected picture collection, i *11 cl Li Cl Will ADORN ANY HOME. This Extraordinary Work will be furnished to the READERS OF THE NEWS at the ex traordinary price of 15 GENTS PER PART, each part contain ing POUR MASTERPIECES In Original Oil Colors, measuring 11 1-4 by 15 inches, besides Descriptive Text, treating of the Painters and the Paint ings. The Paintings are executed by the Best Modern ART PRO CESS, upon heavy paper. HOW TO SECURE IT. Bring or send SIX COPIES OF THE COUPON AT THE HEAD OF THIS AD VERTISEMENT and 15 cents to the Busi ness Office of THE NEWS, No. ‘.’51 Washing ton Street, Jersey City, and you can now receive Part 1 at any time. The other parts will be ready at monthly intervals. This worK can only be secured through The News at this price. Under our contract with the Publishers it can only Ire sold to the general public at 50 cents a copy. Sample Copies ou Exhibition at the Office of No. 25! Washington St. PEA OPAL OR SOFT GOAL? There was to have been a meeting of the Street and Water Board this morning, but owing to Mr. Kellers’ absence it was post poned until Monday. It was arranged to bounce about twenty clerks and laborers, but action was deferred. Commissioner Hooker reported that he was supervising an experiment with soft coal at Belleville. Engineer Miller, who for ten years was an engineer on a steamship, does not belief it will not bo a success. He maintains that there is no coal equal to pea for steam creating purposes. The experi ment being made by Mr. Hooker is w ith a load of soft coal given to the city free of charge. The company has an experienced man at the station doing all he can to show that it is the best coal for the city to pur chase. The pea coal is offered at such a low > figure, however, that the Commissioners favor its use. ___ THE BEARS HAD NO LICENSE. John More and Roger Benand, two wan dering Frenchmen, were arrested yesterday by Officer Toner of the Sixth precinct station for giving a performance in the streets with two Dears without a license. Judge Douglass fined More, the owner of tVin Viooi'C fiQ AMUSEMENTS, THE COOLEST PEACE «•> TME BAY Cheapest Excursion—Grandest Exhibition is Buffalo Bill's Wild West AND CONGRE S OF ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD. AIWBROSG PARK, South Brooklyn. Most direct route from New York to camp gutes is by 99th st. ferry, foot of Whitehall st., Battery. FAKE FIVE CENTS. Twice Daily Rain or Stine, 3 and 8.15 P. N. DOORS OPEN AT 1 AND 6.80 P. M. All roads via Battery. Brooklyn Bridge, Hamilton, Wall, Fulton, 23d st. and other ferries make connec tion direct to the gates. Admission. 5u cents. Central Grand Stand, 75 cents and $1. 20,U>j seats. Popular Restaurant a Feature ELDORADO. EVEtnsmATSS0 kill THE SCHAFFERS. BENEMELA. BAU-ET AS^CTACLE G1LUOJSES iiD REG'T BAND. CONCERTS 4 to i* 6 to 7.30. SUNDAY EVENING-—^Extra Performance. PnnIHrulv Toot A TIIC t I r A L'PCDC EXCURSIONS. The would’o fuwsu... __ A delightful sail oil fast j*RE£E»r%iSSKsrliiw going steamers. Two grand concerts . daily. Magnificent foliage, , rare plants and hor \ UctfUaral wonders. I An Uiiequaled men l agerie.mngmileeuc ■ aviary and mam moth aquarium. Genuine Glen Island clam b.»ko. Dittuefs a la carte. “Klein Deutsch land.” “ The Dairy.” Boating, bathing, fish ing, bow l;ng and billiards. time Table -*teamers leave Pier IS, N. R.,CV.tbadt $*.,*.45,8.15,9,44, 10.46 A. M.: 12 M. t 1.30, 2.30, 8.30, 6.15 P. M. So. 5tk St., B’klyg, 8.06,9.86. 10.05. 11.06 A.M.; 18.26,1.50,2.80, 22.214.171.124 P. M. E*stC3d St.,9.30, 10.00,10.30, 11.30 A. Si. ; 12.45, 2.15, 8.45 1.15, 4.15, 5.46 P. M. LEAVE GLEN ISLAND 10.45 A. M. fur 3rd St. and Pier 18, N. R.; 11.45 A. M. and 13.45 P. M. for Pier 13 only ; 3.16 5, 6.80, 6, 7 and 8 P.M. for all landings.—Extra Kos'.ts Sundays. EXCURSION 40 CENTS. ERIE LINES. EVERY SUNDAY. 106 miles from Jersey City, on the banks of the beautiful DELAWARE, 1.000 feet above the Sea. $ i - round trip - s i Trains leave Jersey City at 9.15 and 9.45 A.M. Five hours at the Glen. Home by S.3J P.5L GREEiNWOOD lake glens 75c. —ROUND JTRIP—75c. Special express trains leave Jersey City at 10 A.M. Returning, leave the Gleus 5.15 and 7.29 P.M. ARRESTED TOR AR30N. Jame. Meeliau Accused of Setting Fire to Hi. Store. James Meehan, thirty-eight years old, of No. 152 Manhattan avenue, was arrested last night on suspicion of arson as he was leaving his store at No. 458 Central avenue. Patrolman Hagen saw a blaze m the store, and running across the street caught Meehan 1_-41 ...4 u;.*. to open it, and going in extinguished the fire just as it was spreading to the counter. Hagen detected a strong odor of kerosene oil. and on examination discovered a broken tea box saturated with it. As no oil is ever used in the store the officer suspected the fire was of incendiary origin and placed Meehan under ariest. His examination was postponed until to morrow. Meehan stated that he bought the oil to clean a pair of scales: but there were no signs of the scales ije had reference to hav ing been touched in the, way of cleaning. ONE MAN~L0ST The Crew of a Shipwrecked Schooner Picked Up. Gloucester, Mass., July^ 5, 1894.—The schooner Clara R. Littlefield, -which was re ported to have lost her entire crew on Georges Saturday, leaving the captain and cook on board, has arrived from Georges, having picked up three of her crew the morning after they were lost. Eight of the crew were carried to Block Island, having been picked up by the barque Nathan Cleaves of Portland, leaving only one man. Joseph Grace Souza, missing. Though the men were spared the rigors of a winter storm, several of the crew tell a story of a wearisome night, and thou h the neat asaore was uiuiyst Iiuvcmauip, liiujuc?h were obliged to use every exertion to keep from being benumbed by the cold. The men left the vessel about ten o'clock Saturday forenoon. and after the last man had been dropped the vessel was started for first man, as is customary, but finding one of the dories adrift, she was brought about to give its oecupaut seme directions. This resulted in the captain's losing them on ac I count of a sudden, thick fog. The men remained at their trawls during the day, and as the weather grew cold three of them anchored their dories close together, keeping themselves from freezing by rowing to and from their anchorage. Eight others started in search of a vessel, and after rowiug most of the night were picked up by the Cleaves. The cap tain and cook cruised around the locality until dark, frequently souuding the horn in the hope of attracting the missing men, and at night came to anchor, resum ing the search at daylight and sighting the three dories during a lift of the fog shortly before noon. Part of the niou were .sup plied with water in their dories, but, the others suffered intensely from tbiret. The crew think that the missing man was probably picked up by a coaster bound to a Nova Scotian, or a Southern port, and will soon be heard from. He has a wife and five children in Gloucester. PINE STATEARY DESTROYED Waltham, Mass., July 8, 1894.—Hood lums destroyed over 43,000 worth of marble statuary on the estate of the late S. J5. War ren, on Beaver street, Tuesday night. Many of the statues were imported oy the late owner and were priietj very nighly by the family. The police are investigating. WHITE BUILDING. PANIC! - PANIC!! Great Special Sale of CHAMBER SUITS. GIO. 8. WATSON & CO, 85 and 97 Montgomery Street, Also a largo assortment of FOLDING BEDS, PARLOR SUITS. EXTENSION TABLES, OAK ROCKERS. HAT STANDS, DINING and FANCY CHAIRS. CHEFFONIERS. BABY CAR RIAGES, REFRIGERATORS, SPRING BEDS, MATTRESSES, PILLOWS and other goods for the household. Geo. E. Watson & Go., 95 and 97 Montgomery St., near il\erren Si, .- --: \ Sell for CASH or CREDIT The same as heretofore. NOTICE. After July ist the corpor ation,Cannon’s, will sell for CASH or CREDIT the same as heretofore. Market, Mulberry* & Mechanic sts; Newark. notice! Hudson County New Lunatic Asylum Bonds, By virtue of a resolution of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hudson, ia the State of Now Jersey, passed at a meeting held Thursday. September 8th, 1892, authorizing the sale of Aew Asylum Bonds; also a further resolution passed by the aforesaid Board. Thursday, June 21st, 1894. for the sale of 000 New Asylum Bonds, ami *.xhHJ0 New Asylum Bonds ordered sold under resolution of Board at me-ting held Thursday, September Sth, te, making $100,UU) in all. SEALED BIDS or ProposalSkWill be received and opened at a meet mg OI SHiU UC.Vi Thursday JyEy 12,1894, At 4 P. M. of that day for the Sale of 005000 NEW LUNATIC ASYLUM BONDS. Payable 410,000 January 1st each year, 1911 to 1920. Said Bonds to be Registered Bonds and may be exchanged according to law at the option of the holder. The Bonds to be sold In lets of $10,0)0 and upwards, and said Bonds to be delivered within thirty uavs from the date of acceptance of said bid or proposal. The said Bonds tvill bear inter*st at the rate of four and one-half (4bj[) per centum per annum, pay able July 1st and January 1st. All Bids or Proposals must be sealed and c-n dorsed “Proposals for New Lln^itlo Asylum Bonds.’ Fiftv thousand dollar*of the afc>ve Bonds are au thorised to be sold under an Act *‘t<x^iithorize the Issue of bonds to provide moneys for tm* ejection of County Lunatic Asylum buildings in Comities of iliib state,” approved June iOth, 1390, and the. Acts supplementary theteof and amendatory thereto. Fifty thousand dollars to 6e sold under a supple uunt to an Act approved May 22U, 1894, authorizing nn additional issue of bouds to tho amount of SfAUXJ. "" Bidders can obtain further information from the .•lerk of the Board at his uffiee next the Court House i>r from Hugh Dugan, County Collector, 343 Grove street, Jersey City. By order of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the'Commlttee on Finauce and Audit thereof. i_JOHN BOYD, Clerk. ILV 1) ERTAKEIk, p. H. KILROY, FURNISHING UNDERTAKER, Grand St- & Gommunipaw five. Stables: 33 and S3 Prescott Place, - * Jersey City XKLttruosK Call, 394. STEAMBOATS. FOR BOSTON. WORCESTER AND THE EAST. Only line courieetlug with through parlor ears to the WHITE Mf!*. Steamers Connecticut apd Massa chusetts leave NEW PIER Sg N\ R., cue block above Canal st.. N. Y.. at 5-30 P. M., dally. EXCEPT Sun day. Connecting trains leave wharf. Providence, K A. 31.. duo BostonT. 15 A. M. and A. 31.. due | Worcester. 8 A. 31. (Sundays. 8.15 A. M., due Wor cester. 10.25 A. 31. - Llm. White Mts. Express leave* wharf 7.15 A. 31.4 except Sunday; due Eabyana 4^-4 P. M. Full night’s rest: shortest rail ride. FINE ORCHESTRA on each steamer. Tickets, s aceroomfl and “Summer Tours” at City ticket offices and Pier. STCHSNGTON U«.<5. Inside rout#* to East Only direct Bound Route to NA ' KAGAN SETT PIER and WATCH HILL, Steam ers Slalue and New Hampshire leave New Pier H N. R. at 0 P. M. dally, INCLUDING -Sunday. SUMMER FOOD -AT-— 255 WARREN STREET, Between Montgomery A York Sts. Salmon. Muni. Spanish Mackerel Sea ! ass. Fresh Mackerel rorgies. Frogs Legs Soft Shell Crabs. Kine Fish. And nil ntli.r Irinris nf Fis»ch Flcb In Telephone _ _^p-——^ SAVINGS BA'SKS. UNlOK OfME SAVINGS INSTiTUTlOU GREELEY SQUARE, NEW YORK. Interest as usual: Four per cent, on tbo first $1,000: THREE per cent, on the rest. Written up July 19, or any time later. Money deposited on or before July 10th draws interest from Ui8 first. CHARLES E. SPRAGUE, President. George N. Birdsall. Treasurer. Francis M. Leake, Secretary._ >^oTICv TO CONTRACTORS. 8ealed proposals will be received at the office of the Board ot StTeet and Water Commissioners tn Monday, July 9. 1^94, at nine o’clock A. M., for tin* improvement of OLD BERGEN ROAD. between the Boulevard and Gates avenue, and BARTHOLDI PLACE and JACKSON PLACE, between Ocean avenue and Old Bergen Road, with six Inch macadam. In accordance with specification* on file in the office of the Chief Engineer, comer of Jersey avenue and Mercer street, where blank forms of bid and agreement of sureties must be obtained. ESTIMATE OF qUAJUTITIES. About 3.9<)0 cubic yards of earth excavation. About 13. WO square yards of M -Adam pavement. About 1,9® squai o yai-ds of stone paving (.second hand Belgian blocks;. About 2 lineal feet of new curb stone. About 1,0)0 square feet of new bridge stone. About l.UJP square feet of new flagging. About 200 square yards ef repaving. About 7.0)0 lineal feet of reset curb stone. About 2,9u0 square feer of relaid bridge stone. About 17 ba.-ln heads to be reset. About 23 manhole heads to be reset. Time allowed for the completion of the work one hundred working days. The making of the above Improvement and award nf thi» con tract I-lie ref or will hesnliieor to the re- _ monstrance of the owners of the property liable to more than one-half the asscteement therefdr. Proposals must be enclosed in scale! envelopes, endorsed “Proposal* for improvement of Old Ber gen Head. etc., etc.." directed to John S. McArthur, Esq.. Chairman of Committee on Streets and Sew ers. ami handed to tire Clerk of the Hoard In open meeting, when (‘ailed for in the order of business relating to sealed proposals. No city official will be accepted at surety, nor will a substitution of sureties be allowed. The attention of bidders is especially called to Section T, Caapter 181. Laws of 1391. under the terms whereof no contract shall be binding upon the city or become effective or operative until the bondsmen ottered by the contractor have been approved as to sufficiency by this hoard, and as to form bv th# Corporation Counsel, t .e President of this Board ruwing power to examine the proposed bondsmen i under ouh By order of the Board of Street and Water Com missioners. GEO. T. BOUTON. Clerk. _Dated Jersey City, June 22, 1X34.__ VOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Board or Street and Water Commissioners «»a \ Monday. Juijr 9, l*9i, a: nine o’clock A. M., forth# improvement of BOWERS STREET. from Central avenue to Summit avenue, in aecor^ ;*.nce with epecilicatlous on file in the office of t#9 Chief Ehgineer, corner of Jersey avenue and Mel* cer street, where blank form* of bids and ogre^ ment of sureties must bo obtained. ESTIMATE OF QUANTITIES. About l,0u0 cubic yards of earth excavation. About 2r>o cubic yards of rock excavation. About 2.43o square yards of asphalt paving. About l.JU* lineal fe«t of new curb sion#. About 50 s«}uarc yards of. repaving. About 150 lineal reei of reset euro stun#. *■ About 250 square feet of relaid bridge stone. Time allowed for the completion of the work, sixty (ftp working days. The making of the above improvement ami award of the contract therefor, will be subject to the remonstrance of the owners of the property liable to more than one-half the assessment there for. Proposals must be inclosed in sealed envelopes, endorsed ‘ Proposals for Improvement of Bower* Street," directed to John F.. McArthur. Esq. c hairman of Committee on Streets and Sewers, and bunded to the Clerk or the Board in open meet ing, when vailed for in tile order of business reiat ing to sealed proposals. No city official will ba accepted as surety, nor will , a substitution of sureties be allowed. The attention of bidders is especially called to Section r. Chapter 1X4, I aw* of 1891, under the terms whereof no contract shall be binding upon the city or become effective or operative until the bonds* men offered by the contractor have been approved as tq sufficiency by this Foard, and as to form h# the Corporation Counsel, the President of this Boara Having power to examine tnc proposed oonas meu under oath. By order 01 the Board of Street and Water Com missioners. GEORGE T. BOUTON. Clerk. Dated Jersey City, Juno 22. 1894.__ CORPORATION^NOTICK. Notice is hereby given that on the twenty sixth dav of June. 1*91. the Commissioners of Assessment nled In the office of the Clerk of the Board of Street and Water Commissioners, their final assessment map and report for the improvement of SEVENTEEN i'H STREET, from the westerly side of Henderson street to the eastevb side of Jersey avtmui. b_. crading. curbing, fl.igginic. bridging and pa% ing the gutters with Belgi an ^blocks, and the same is now open to public in spection in the office «>f the Clerk of said Board. And notice is also given that the following street* or avenues or particular sections thereof are in cluded in said assessment: SEVENTEENTH STREET, from Henderson street to Jersey avenue. ItEN’MRiOR SXfcEET. ion the west side) from Seventeenth street, about 25 feet east and 25 feet west. GROVE STREET, from Seventeenth street, about 100 feet east and 109 feet west. ERIE STREET. from Seventeenth street, about iw) feet east and 109 feet west. JERSEY AVENUE, ton the east aide) from Seventeenth street, about feet east and '25 feet wet t. And that the 90th day or July, 1894, at nine o’clock n | A. 31.. and the meeting room of the Board of Street and Water Commissioners are hereby fixed as the time and place when and where the Board of Street 1| and Water Commissioners will meet to hear, con sider aud adjudicate upon all objections to said assessment and report. All-objections thereto must be presented in writ in-r. By order of the Board of Street and Water Com missioners . GEORGE T. BOUTON, Clerk. MKe9BBSSSaK*"*9«£9eE>mio29j9KSa5ESSS=Se9^aH IJjilJSSMA KING. ~ iisne, M. A. MATtiRIN, No. 503 Com muni paw Ave. Branch School of Mine. Taylor’s Dress Cut ting System. Designing a Specialty. Appi’entices Wanted to Learn DRESSMAKING. IliK.lIS DIODEBATG.