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LAST EDtTIOlt. LAST EDITION* Amen APyi9 ONE CENT < ONE CENT LAST EDITION. LAST EDITION. „ £ : ^Y0irxm-N0r^61-=- ~ JERSEY CITY~ SATURoXyT^ECEMBERXTX901~ TZ I PRI0E ONtKXENT ^ LORILLARD TAXES Company Escapes By a Fluke and Wants to Stay Exempt. WRANGLE BEFORE THE STATE BOARD Lawyers Queen and Brinker hoff and Commissioners Black and Lsntz in a Quartette Mix-up. The meeting of the State Board of Tax ation at the City Hall yesterday afternoon ■was marked by sharp tilts between City Attorney John Wahl Queen and ex-Sena tor William Brlnkerhoff and between Chaiirran C. C. Black and Major Carl Lentz. There was to have been a hearing on ike petition of City Attorney Queen to have the assessment of the P. Lorrillard Company’s personal property increased from $100,000 to $349,000. The public is al ready aware of the mistake made by the local assessors of the Lorrillard Com pany's personal property. No one Is to be blamed. Questions asked and answered, and a sign over the office door, led to the as sessing of the value of nearly $250,003 worth of tobacco-owned by the Lorrillard Company tc the Continental Tobacco Company. The latter company appealed to the State Tax Board and secured a re duction from $250,000 to $1,000. The $l,0o0 represented the value of office furniture, etc., of the Continental Tobocco Company. At the time the reduction was made the city vas not represented by counsel. Both Corporation Counsel McDermott arid City Attorney John Wahl Queen were in Tren ton looking after a ease before the Su preme Court involving the welfare of the y. Owing to a misunderstanding the. sistant City Attorney was not present -ten the reduction was secured. Against City Attorney Queen’s petition to the State Tax Board to have the as sessment on the Lorillard Company’s per sonal property increased by $249,000, the amount which had been assessed on the Continental Tobacco Company’s personal property, ex-Senator Brlnkerhoff, on be half of the Lorillard Company, filed four teen reasons for objecting to the juris diction of the State Tax Board to grant the city's application. This application •had been made to the State Tax Board under an act of 1995, providing that when the Eoard had reason to believe that any property had been assessed at a lower value than was consistent with securing a uniform and consistent rate of taxation values it should have power to increase such assessment made on such property. The application was to have the assess ment of the Lorillard Company’s personal property increased the amount which was taken off the assessment of the Conti nental Tobacco Company's personal prop erty. The Lorillard Company had ad mitted at a previous bearing that it was the owner of the property assessed to the Continental Company. One of ex-Senator BrinkerhofC’s principal objections was that the State (Board of Taxation had notr jurisdiction in such a case. He claimed that this was in the nature of an appeal and the statute provided that the appeals must be brought before the first of April next succeeding the time of the assessment. Mr. Queen pointed out tnat tne act pro viding for the time of taking such ap peals was repealed by a subsequent act. He also pointed out that the Board had 'been hearing appeals from time to time for taxes levied three or four years ago. Other objections of ex-Seirator Brinker hoff were that the Lorillard oCmpany had paid its taxes for 1900 and that the city had acquiesced in the payment; and that the State Board had not made any rules for such an application in accordance with the statute. The city had subpoenaed Mr. Maloney, the president of the Lorillard Company, to bring with him the books and balance sheets showing the value of the property in question at the time the assessment was made. Mr. Maloney was present yesterday, but he did not bring the books and balance 'Sheets, nor would he say that he would bring them. In the absence of the books the testi mony could not be taken as to the value of the property. The hearing was ad journed until January 9 to enable the city to take/proceedings to furnish the book3 and such other details as might be desired. "While there was a manifest show of courtesy between City Attorney Queen and ex-Senator Brinkerhoff throughout the proceedings yesterday there were times when relations were a trifle strained and language somewhat warm. On one occasion the ex-Senator said to (Mr. Queen, somewhat heatedly:— "Ah, ha! I made you wince that time, didn’t I? I’ll make you squirm before this is over.’’ Mr. Queen smiled sardonically ana re plied softly:—‘'Oh, I don’t know. you’re not so warm.” Mr. Queen then called the attention of the Board to the fact that Mr. Maloney had left the room without permission of the Board. He claimed that Mr. Maloney ■was In contempt. Ex-Senator Brinkerhoff followed Mr. Maloney. Major Carl Lentz, a member of the Board, also starte^ihut. Chairman Black called his attention' fo the fact that the Board had not adjourned. Major Lentz declared that it had and said that Judge Thompson had left the room under that impression. Chairman Black declared that he had put no motion to adjourn. He insisted that the Board was still in session and that he would always insist on protecting Jersey City's Interest. He said the matter under discussion should net he put off until January 9. He further said that Mr. Maloney had left the room at his own peril. Major Lentz said: ‘‘Well, 1 thought the Board had adjourned; If it hasn't go ahead. Call the witness. Mr. Queen said that the Board had per mitted Ills witness to go and that l;e was forced to ask for adjournment. As Judge Thomson had left under the impression that the hearing had been adjourued-un til January 9 that date was agreed upon. Mr. Maloney claimed that if the books and balance sheets of the office nad to be brought before the Tax Board it would necessitate the shutting down of the Lor rjliard factory and throwing over 500 em ployes out for ths day The State Tax Board can't understand that. ELECTRIC STOCK UP. ~ Year Closing Shows Ex tremely Favorable Re“ port—Other Securi ties Booming. It will be cheering news for a great number of local investors to know that the stock o fthe United Electric bears hopeful signs of improvement and the day of the dividend is not far off. Some sales made today by a local broker show a slight advance, and the yearly report of increased earnings will have a marked, effect on the stock after January 1, next. In speaking about the company’s finan cial condition an error was made by a New York paper the other day in stating that the bonds of the company were to the amount of $20,000,000. This statement was corrected by Mr. E. F. C. Yroung this morning, to whom the statement was shown. “The amount of the capitalization of the company is $20,000,000, but as to the bonds there are out $16,400,000. Exclusive of that there are $1,000,000 of the North Hudson Electric Company’s bonds and $500,000 of the Elizabeth Company, making $17,900,000 bonds issued.” Those who are familiar with the af fairs of the company positively say that if the year of 1902 is as profitable as that now closing, the profits will be shared among the stockholders. Encouraging signs in other local cor porations have appeared, showing a prosperous year. The North Jersey Street Railway Company’s stock as was announced last week had taken an up ward step and only yesterday a sale was made at an eighth above the rate quot ed the day before. The company has had a good year and its prospects are bright for 1902. The New York Condensed Milk Com pany of this city has issued $7,500,000 of preferred stock. At its annual meeting this week the yearly report showed a marked growth in the local trade, and its officers talk confidently of next year’s business. FURMAN-FUCHS. Pretty Home Wedding at Residence of Mrs. Raab, Wednesday. A pretty home wedding was solemnized Wednesday evening at eight o'clock, at the residence of Mrs. Julius Raab, No. 169 Lexington avenue, when her sister, Miss Martha M. Fuchs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. aCrl Fuchs, was married to Mr. Millard J. Furman of Newark. The Rev. Albert Van Deusen, uncle of the bridegroom, perfdrmed the ceremony. The bride was handsomely gowned in point d’esprie over white silk, with trimmings of chiffon, and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. Miss Margaret Fuchs, her sister, was bridesmaid and wore a pretty gown of torquoise blue crepe de chine, with trimmings of chiffon, and she carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses. Mr. Albert Furman, broth er to the bridegroom, was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Furman will reside on North Broad street. Newark, after their honeymoon. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fuchs, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Roob, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin M. Gilbert of Albany, Mr. and Mrs. George Heyl, Jr., of Belle ville; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Fuchs of New ark, Mr. and Mrs. Tlieo. A. Work of New ark, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Meyer of New ark, Mr. and Mrs. Harman Furman of Newark, Miss Mary Morray, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Brackett of Ridgewood, Miss Flora Loeser of Montclair, Messrs. Charles and John Zeiger of Newark, Mr. Harry Culou*, Mr. Arthur Haule, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Furman of Haver straw, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Tail man of Nyaek, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Furman of Norwood, N. J.; Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Furman of New York City, Mr. and Mrs. H. Furman of Haverstraw, N. Y.; Miss Anna Van Deusen, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Van Deusen, Mr. and Mrs. Wana maker of Newark. Mr. Charles King, Mrs. Hilda Wilkes. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilkes. Nyaek, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Al vin Case of Roseville, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Heyl, Sr., of Belleville; Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Furman of Newark. Mr. and Mrs. Marsh of Newark. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Taylor of Jersey City. Mr. and Mrs John Paul Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Perry of Bay onne Miss Edith Furman, Miss Clayton Furman, Miss Nellie Furman, Miss Mary Wilkes, Miss Florence Raab. Miss Edna Raab, Master Harry Raab, Master Wal ter Heyl and Miss Marion Gilbert. NEIGHBORHOOD EUCHRE Handsome Prises Won at Residence of Mrs. Niese Last Night Mrs. H. E. Niese of Gifford avenue en tertained the Neighborhood Euchre Club members and guests at her home last evening. Club prizes were won by Mrs. Thomas Hinds and Mr. Matthew Jenkins, Mrs. O. H. Perry and Mr. G. V. H. Brinkerhoff and Mrs. T. H, Williams. Guest prizes were won by Mr. George T. Smith and Mrs. Edlow Harrison. / After the game refreshments were served and it was decided to hold the next meeting December 20, at the resi dence of Mrs. G. V. H. Brinkerhoff, No. 41 Gifford avenue. Among the club members are Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Perry, Mr. and Mrs. G. V. H. Brinkerhoff, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Stimets, Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Hinds, Mr. and J^rs. S. G. Negus, Mr. and Mrs. Livingston Gifford, Mrs. G. Heck, Major and Mrs. Pond, ' Dr. and Mrs. P. J Koonz, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Jenkins. Miss Flannagan. Mr. and Mrs. George Perkins, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. C. Howard Slater, Miss Perry, Miss Lela Hinds. PASSAIC PAPERJN TROUBLE. Chancellor Magic today appointed Law yer G. G. Tennant receiver for the Pas saic “Daily Herald.” It should be borne In mind that juries, whether Grand Juries or trial juries, are intended to be as independent in their sphere of action as are Judges in theirs; and, except in casei^of manifest miscon duct, so plain as to be beyond question, a Judge has really no more right to scold a jury, or impugn their motives, or hold them up to public contempt, from his place on the bench, than they have to criticise the Judge from their places in the jury box.—New York "Sun." i .. NEW GRAND JURY Ex-Finance Commissioner Peterson Foreman for the December Term. WELL KNOWN NAMES IN THE PANEL Majority of the Members Are Businessmen—Personal Points. Sheriff Carl H. Ruempler made an nouncement, this morning, of his selection of the December Grand Jury. George W. Peterson, of Jersey City, will be foreman. Mr. Peterson is superintendent of the Jersey City branch of the United States Express Company and was a Finance Commissioner of Jersey City under the administration of Mayor Cleveland. The other members of the new Grand Jury are:—Henry Gotthardt, Jersey City; Frederick C. Wolbert, Jersey City; Philip Kreuzig, Jersey City; Edward Grace, Harrison; Philip Hexamer, Hoboken; Joseph J. Craven, Jersey City; Edward Waldeck, Jersey City; George Walmsley, Jersey City; Simon Ayers, Jersey City; William J. Dynan, Hoboken; James Gan j non, Jersey City; John Headden, third, I Jersey City; John R. Hennessey, Jersey I City; George Kreiger, Town of Union; i John J. O’Neil, Jersey City; Arthur W. I Clayton, Hoboken; Henry Stilson, Bay onne; Joseph Benjamin, Jersey City; Patrick Driscoll, Hoboken; William J. Herbert, Jersey City; Patrick Buckley, Jersey City; John Heflich, "West Hobo ken. rfi __ ^4-V.a Tla/’omhpr j Grand Jury are business men. Dr. Craven is the only exception in the list of men who are now in business or who have retired. ■Henry Gotthardt and Edward Waldeck are manufacturers. Mr. Gotthardt is an ex-Alderman of the 'Seventh ward in Jersey City and a cigar manufacturer^ Edward Waldeck is the well-known box manufacturer on Oakland avenue, Jersey City. Mr. Gotthardt is'a Democrat and Mr. Waldeck a Republican. Frederick C. Wolbert is the real estate ' dealer and auctioneer in Jersey 'City and is a Democrat. ■Edward Grace is treasurer for the Town of Harrison. In polities he is a Democrat. Philip 'Hexamer is proprietor of the Ho boken Riding Academy and a Democrat. Dr. Craven is the well known physician and surgeon of Varick street, Jersey City. | George Walmsiey is the Jersey City ■ agent for the Swift Packing Company of Chicago. Philip Kruezig is engaged in the bottling business in Jersey City and is a Democrat. Simon Ayers is a Republican and an ex-Fire Commissioner of Jersey City. William Dahm is a merchant in North 'Bergen. William J. Dynan is the business manager of the “Observer.’’ James Gannon is a real estate dealer in I Jersey City. John Headden third Is son I of John Headden second, cashier of the Hudson City Savings Bank. Mr. Headden i is engaged in the coal business and is a Republican. i John R. Hennessey is a grocer in West Newark avenue, Jersey City, and a Demo crat. George Kreiger is ex-Chief of Police in Union Hill. He is now engaged in the real estate business and is at the head of a private detective agency. He is a Demo crat. John J. O’Neil is a dry goods merchant on West Newark avenue, Jersey City, and a Democrat. Arthur W. Clayton was formerly a Di rector of the Board of Freeholders and is the well known Hoboken contractor. Harry Stilson is a Counciman represent ing the Fourth ward of Bayonne. He is a boss painter and a Republican. Joseph Benjamin is the owner of tha “Bee Hive’’ dry goods store in Jersey City. Patrick Driscoll is a contractor in Hobo ken. William J. Herbert is a salesman em ployed by the Whitehead & Hoag Co., badge manufacturers of Newark. He lives in the Third ward, Jersey City, and is a Democrat. Patrick Buckley is an ex-police commis sioner of Jersey City. He Is a Democrat. John Heflich is tho owner of Heflich s 'Hotel, at the corner of Summit avenue and Paterson piank road. West Hoboken. Mr. Heflich is a Democrat. Five of the new Grand Jury are known to be Republicans. The balance are Dem ocrats or Independents. AFTERNOON HILL EUCHRE ' Delightfully Entertained Yesterday By Miss Barker. Miss Barker of Pacific averue, enter tained the Afternoon Hill Euchre mem bers and guests yesterday aft?rnoon at her residence There was as jxcellent at tendance of members and about forty guests. Prizes were won by Mr. John Headden, third, Mrs. Leon Abbett, Mrs. Edward Clarke and Mrs. Edward Linn. The usual soe.al hour with refresh ments followed the game and it was de cided to meet again December 20. Among the members are Mrs. P. V. B. Schenck, Mrs. John Headden, third, Mrs. Harry Sioan Mrs. Elgin McBurney, Mrs. George Bowley. Mrs. George Wilkinson, Mrs. E. B. Kiersted. Mrs. Edward Clark, Mrs Walter Jones, Miss Sherwood. Mrs. John Rowland. Mrs. Arthur Brigham, Mrs. William Mattocks, Mrs. Meeker, Mrs. Howard Bumsted, Mrs. Daniel Bowly. Mrs W. C. Lutklns, Mrs. Ediow Harri son, Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. Minnie Linn, Mrs. Earl Lusk. Mrs. John Menagh, Mrs. Chid escer, Mrs. Thomas H. Williams. SIX HAND EUCHRE Entertainment East Night By Mrs* W. E. Pyle. The Six-Hand Euchre Club was delight fully entertained last night by Mrs. W. L. Pyle, of No. 678 Bergen avenue. Prizes were won by Mrs. O. H. Taylor, Mrs. James Watson, Senator Robert Hudspeth and Dr. Hamilton Vreeland. At the conclusion of the game refresh ments were served and the general social hour ensued. It was decided to hold the next meeting at the residence of Mrs. Robert Hudspeth, Garfield avenue, near Lembeck. Among those present were:—Mr. and Mrs. Henrv Devitt, Dr. and Mrs. Putnam, Dr. and Mrs. William Pyle, Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Taylor, Dr. and Mrs. Hamilton Vreeland, Dr. Copprnger, Mr. and Mrs. John Melick, Mr. and Mrs. C. Fields, Mr. and Mrs. Allaire. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Bennett. Dr. and Mrs. Henry Spence, Dr. and Mrs. Brinkerhoff, Dr. and Mrs. Mvers, Mr. and Mrs.' Combs, Mr. and Mrs. George T. Vickers, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Dressier, Mr. and Mrs. James Wat , son. Senator and Mrs. Hudspeth, and 1 Miss Hovey. - i *■' Plans Adopted in This City for.Hudson’s Participa tion in the Work. The members for Hudson of the State Executive Committee having in charge the plans for raising this county’s portion of New Jersey’s $30,000 share in the Mc Kinley memorial, met yesterday after i noon in the office of Mr. E. F. C. Young ; in the First National Bank Building. ! Peter F. Wanser, post master of this city, was selected as chairman, and Mr. J. E. Hulshizer, Jr., treasurer of the New Jer sey Title Guarantee and Trust Company, was chosen to act as treasurer. He will receive subscriptions of any amount by mail or personally, and every subscriber will receive a certificate which will be worth preserving as a souvenir. In order that every person in Hulson County coufei ■ have a part in the good work, and the work should not be the gift of a few per- ■ sons of means, it was decided also to an- j nounce that it would be better if the money was all raised in small sums and , that every subscription, however small, ■would be received. So that the work of collecting the money might be carried out on these lines it was decided to appoint a large committee which shall represent every section of the county and open the | way for soliciting funds from every per j son engaged in every trade and from the I churches, the schools, the police and fire | departments, the railroads, clubs, soci | eties, fraternal organizations of all kinds, political associations, etc. General Wanser has secured from the City Hall Commissioners permission for this committee to meet next Wednesday evening, December 11, in the Assembly Chamber, to receive suggestions about its ; work. General Wanser will preside. The ' meeting will begin at eight o’clock. Mr. , George L. Record will addresa the meet j ing and outline,the plans which may be j followed with best results. It is expected that this committee will •be named today. It will consist of about One hundred persons. The names will be ready for publication by Monday at the latest. As fan as. possible each person selected will be notified by mail to attend the meeting. It is hoped, however, that even where such notice may fail the pub- j lication of the list in the newspapers of the county will be‘taken as notice and that the attendance will 'be complete. Other persons than those so notified who desire to assist in the work will be welcomed at the meeting in the City Hall, and any suggestion of aid that can come in this way will be gratefully ac cepted. The work is not to be pushed in any other way than will assist the cause by bringing to it the earnest and generous help of every person who cherishes the memory of the martyr whose name is thus to be honored. The great haste in calling together | such a representative meeting is due to the fact that New Jersey’s portion must be raised before Chnstjnas Day, _ and Hudson county's share should all be in ahead of that time, and Christmas Day is only seventeen days distant. MANY JERSEY BILLS Representatives of This State Introduce Measures in Congress. WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 1901—The jour nal clerk and bill clerk of the House have just caught up with the grand rush of bj.Ls that flooded them on the first two days of the session, so that they are able to tell who has introduced bills and give a report of their titles. The liet shows that Representative Parker has in troduced bills as follows:—Granting an increase of pension to Oswald Ahlstedt and Mary E. 'Meldrum, for t'he relief of William D. Rutan and John G. Roee and granting pensions to Abbie L. Tucker and Ella Hatfield. Representative Salmon has introduced bins granting pensions to William K. Hoffman, Cornelia S. Ribble, Mary Pro basco and Robert Morgan; granting in crease of pensions to Richard Prash, William B. Dungan and James Coulter. 'Representative Stewart has introduced a bill for the relief of Frank G. Mix. In the Senate, Senator Kean has intro duced bills for the relief of the legal bonds of Daniel McLeod, deceased, of the South Brooklyn Works; for the relief of Lindley C. Kent and Joseph Jenkins, as sureties of Frank A. Webb; for the relief of Anna 'M. Mershon, administratrix of 1 Daniel S. Mershon, deceased; for the re lief of William D. Rutan; granting an increase of pension to Charles H. Hough ton; to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to appoint commissioners to es timate damages done to planted oysters and oyster beds in Raritan Bay and ad joining waters in New York and New Jersey, and to make compensation there ; for. 1 Senator Kean has also presented for ! Senator Sewell petitions of the Paterson Typographical Union, of Hoboken Typo graphical Union, of the Newark Cigar Makers' Union, and the New Brunswick Cigarmakers’ Union, all In the State of 'New Jersey, praying for the re-enactment of the Chinese Exclusion law, which were referred to the Committee on Immigra . tion. 'He also for Mr. Sewell presented peti tions of the Essex Trades Council of New ark, the Cigarmakers’ Union of Newark, the Mechanics’ Union of Elizabeth, the 'Mineral Metal Polishers. Buffers and Platers’ Union of Newark, the United Garment Workers’ Union of Paterson, the Central Labor Union of Hoboken, the i Labor Union of Vineland, the Labor Union of Long Branch, the Carpenters’ ! Union of Elizabeth, the Union County Trades Council, the Cigarmakers’ Union of New Brunswick and the United Granite Workers’ Local Union of Newark, pray ing for the enactment of legislation au thorizing the construction of war veasele in the navy yards of the country. I It should be borne in mind that juries, whether Grand Juries or trial juries, are intended to be as independent in their sphere of action as are Judges in theirs; and, except in cases of manifest miscon duct, so plain as to be beyond question, a Judge has really no more right to scold a jury, or impugn their motives, or hold them up to public contempt, from his place on the bench,' than they have to criticise the Judge from their places- in [ the jury bd*.—New York "Sun." DR. CHARD’S CALLER Blonder and Stylish Mrs O’Dale Occupies His Office Too Much. POLICE TO THE RESCUE The Doctor Is Firm and the Lady Smile3—Both Weaken a Littie in Court. There was a little commotion in the vicinity pf Jackson and Virginia avenues about 8 o'clock last evening, when Dr. J. A. Chard of No. T4 Virginia avenue sent out for a policeman to eject a woman from his office. When Policeman Hill went to the house he found a stylishly dressed young woman sitting In the doc tor's consulting room. The woman —as apparently not the least concerned about the excitement she was causing. She wore a light coat over a black dress and she had blonde hair. Dr. Chard said that he desired her to leave his office at once. He declared that she had annoyed him on numerous occasions and persisted in calling, although he had repeatedly warned her not to do so. He said that she interfered with his business, there being several of the doctor's patients in his office when she called last night. "She wants money,” said the doctor, “and I have refused her.” The woman listened to what the psysi cian had to say without the least emo tion. Policeman Hill took her by the arm and politely Informed her that as the doctor did not desire her In hls house she would have to go. The woman offer ed no resistance and Hill ushered her out onto the sidewalk. A few minutes later she went back to the house and Dr. Chard summoned Hill a second time. This time the doctor was angry. He re quested Hill to place the woman under arrest and said he would prefer a charge against her. At the Fifth precinct police station the woman was as calm as though,nothing had happened. She smiled occasionally as Dr. Chard made his complaint, but said nothing. Dr. cnard repeated tne same complaint he had made to Policeman Hill. He said that he had known the woman for some time. He met her, he said, while he was studying his profession. He knew her husband also. Dr. hCard said that if it were not for the friendship that existed between him and the woman’s husband he would not have tolerated her conduct as long as he had. "She has come to my office on numer ous occasions,’' said the doctor, “and has asked me for money. I have prescribed for her several times and I have given her. money. Tonight, after I had-given her a prescription, she asked me for more money and I refused her.” Police Captain Nugent asked the woman why she annoyed the doctor. "I haven’t annoyed him,’’ she replied suavely. “I reside in New York. He called me up by telephone- this morning and I t-old--him I would be over to see him tonight.’’ “Did you ask him for money?” asked the Captain. “Well, yes, I asked him for money,” replied the woman slowly. “1 asked him for ten cents to pay my carfare -back to ’New York and he didn’t have it.” Dr. -Chard seemed to hesitate about hav ing the woman placed under arrest. After he had talked the ease over with Captain ■Nugent and Detective Bennett he turned to the woman and said:—“Do you intend to keep on annoying me? If you promise not to bother me any more I shall not make any charge against you, otherwise you will be locked up. Now what shall I do?” “You ought to know what to do,” re sponded the woman in a quiet tone of voice. “Then you want me to make a charge against you?” The woman did not reply, so the doctor preferred a charge of disorderly conduct against her and she was locked up. She said she was Mrs. Maggie O'Dale, of No. 221 Lexington avenue, New York City. She gave her age as eighteen. It was the general impression that she was not younger. She was taken to the woman’s prison on Oakland avenue, where she was con fined overnight. When arraigned before Police Justice Murphy in the Second Criminal Court this morning Mrs. O’Dale did not appear quite so unconcerned. Dr. Chard was on hand and as soon as the case was called he announced that he had decided to with draw his complaint. He requested that Mrs. O'Dale be not punished. He said he did not care to injure her because he was acquainted with her people. He said that Mrs. O’Dale came from a respectable family. All the -^doctor asked was that Mrs. O'Dale keep away from his office. He said that she invariably called during busy hours and was of considerable an noyance to both himself and his patients. Mrs. O’Dale promised to keep away from from the doctor’s office, so Justice Murphy released her under $100 bonds to keep the peace. Dr. Chard is a comparatively young man. He is unmarried. TAXES COMING IN FAST Larger Amount Paid Thau at Thi Time Last Year. During the first seven days of the col lection of the taxes levied upon proper ties in Jersey City, $689,000 were realized. This is more than one-fourth of the taxes assessed upon valuations of the properties in the citv limits. The amount Is $23,000 above that collect ed In the same time last year. Yester day SOS,000 were paid to the Collector as taxes. _, HIS FIFTEEN POUND PRESENT The officials at the Pennsylvania Rail road ferries were busy last night congrat ulating the night ferrymaster, Mr. George Rommel. It was a baby girl and she ar rived at Mr. Rommel’s home on Thurs day night, tipping the scales at fifteen pounds. The proud father is receiving congratulations. Rheumatic sufferers find Hood’s Sarsaparilla a permanent cure for their inflamed and swollen Joints and stiff muscles. The Superior Facilities possessed by the .. JOB .. PRINTING DEPARTMENT of “The Jersey City News” enable it to expe ! ditiously and economically perform every class of printing in a satisfactory manner. ■ —1 FOR THE MERCHANT FOR THE LAWYER FOR THE OFFICE FOR THE LOOCE FOR THE CHURCH ► __ TASTEFUL WORK QUIGK SERVICE PROMPT DELIVERY MODERATE PRICES” ESTIMATES GIVEN > — - < > When in need of Printing or Stationery in large or small lots, call, write or telephone to the office of . , • , THE JERSEY CITY .. NEWS .. No. 251 Washington St. Tel. No. 271 ___ ._1 CHILD SAVING. Annual Report of Board of Guardians Sent to Gov. Voorhees. ALMSHOUSE CLEARED OF CHILDREN 1 Excellent Work Don9 During the Year Past By Mr. Fox and His Associates. 1 The annual report of the Board of Chil dren’s Guardians was sent to Governor I Voorhees today by President Hugh Fox. ! It is very lengthy and deals very fully with the work of the Board during the year closed. It shows that the alms houses in the State have been cleared of children and suitable homes have been found for them. j That part dealing with the Hudson ! County Almshouse is as follows:— “As we anticipated in our last report, the new Board of Freeholders in Hud son County has conformed to the law which made dependent children the wards of the State Board of Guardians, and on May 1 the children in the almshouse at Snake Hill were formally placed in our care. it was provided in tne act. Dy which the State Board was created, that ‘the State Board of 'Children's Guardians may, in their discretion, for the purpose of effective organization, require the con tinuance of children in almshouses or other places where such children may he kept for a period not longer than six months after the passage of this act.’ It was, however, deemed unwise to rates the question as to whether this provision might still apply to the removal of the Hudson county children, and as it was manifestly in the interest of the children themselves that they should be take'll from the almshouse as soon as possible— I besides being a matter of concern to the I taxpaye—we concentrated all our efforts : on the work of removing them, and by employing an additional force of as sistants, we succeeded—under the skillful and energetic direction of Mrs. E. E. Williamson—in disposing i of about 200 children within 30 days. | All of these children had to be reclothed and placed in good family homes of the same faith as their parents. Each home was visited by our agent before the child was pieced in it and the reference of the applicant thoroughly investigated. All of the children were given a physical exami . i atlor, by a doctor, and a number of them were found to need hospital treatment. Not one of these children has been re turned to the almshouse, though many of them had to be transferred from one fam ily to another several times before the right homes were found for them. “The elasticity or our meinoa or plac ing children by a simple form of agree ment, which is terminable at our discre tion, greatly facilitates the work of trans ferring children from one home to an other. This is really a matter oi much importance, since the transplanting of a child Into a new environment is neces sarily something of an experiment. The particular home may be a good home, and yet the arrangement may prove a , failure. Of course the difficulty of plac I lng a child successfully Is very much greater when the child has been reared In an almshouse, without any individual training, or care, under the constant in fluence of the miserable men and women who form Its adult population. So far as I can learn, the successful removal of the Hudsori County children to families. In the short time specified, establishes a new record in the history of child-saving WOnkthis head Mr?. E. E. Williamson, the secretary, says:— “In April the Board of Hudson County Freeholders notified us that on May 1 the children in the almshouse at Snr“e Hill would be placed under our care. At this time they numbered 108. Previous to the notification by the Freeholders, an inves tigation had been made by our Board into everv case, the record of which was in our office. This had been done because we wished to remove all the children in thirtv days after notific ition. When it was "known throughout the county that the children would be placed under the care of the New Jersey State Board of Children’s Guardians a number of parent? came forward and voluntarily took their children. Other? were forced to do so by this Board. Forty-three In ail were re moved in th.s way. “On the first day of May sixteen were removed, on the second twenty-one, and on the third day seven. The following week about the same number were taken from the Almshouse, and so on until the first of June, when all the children had been removed, excepting the defective*. Miss Edge of This City Ap pointed President of Daughters of 1812. By virtue of her office, Mrs. William Gerry Slade, President-General of the Na tional Society, has appointed Miss M. j Louise Edge, of Wayne street, this city. I President of the newly formed State of New Jersey “Daughters of 1812.” Miss Edge's ancestors have lived in Jersey City since revolutionary times, and have taken an active interest in every move ment connected with the welfare of the city since the early days when it was known as Paulas Hook. Her father when | a mere youth offered his life and services ' to his country during the troublesome days of the war of 1812. Later In 1S34 he was made ensign of the First Company. First Battalion in the First Regiment' of the Bergen Brigade of the militia of New Jersey. The charter members of the New Jersey State Society are;—Miss Em ma Goble Lathvop, Newark; Mrs. Louise Jobb Kuehl, Morristown; Mrs. Samuel Clark, Newark; Mrs. Benjamin F. Quack enbush. Orange; Mrs. Angeline Dallas, Newark; Mrs. Irwin Schuldt, Phillips burgh; Mrs. William J. Taylor, Bound Brook, and Miss Adele Edge, Jersey City. , Awu*. me year 10?- me orenerai society of the Daughters of 1832 was incorporated • In Ohio. It immediately became a great success, spreading from one State to an other. In 1901 through '(Tons mainly of Mrs. Flora Adams Dai,mg, mid by act of Congress, the General Society was merged into the National Society, with headquarters in New York, and with Mrs. William Gerry Slade as President General. By the Constitution of the Na tional Society when the number of its members from any State in which no or ganization yet exists, reaches seven, a branch must immediately be formed in that Stale, By January 1, 1901, the States oi Massacusetts, New York, Louisiana, i Michigan. Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Maine, Ohio, Maryland and Wisconsin had joined the organization and r.ow New Jersey, one of the thirteen original States, with its characteristic patriotism, has fol lowed suit. The object of the society is io perpetuate the memory and spirit of tile men and women who were identified with the war of 1812 by publication of. memoirs of famous women of the United States during that period, and the investi gation, presenvation and publication of authentic recoros of men, in the military’, ravai and civil service of the United States during the said period, by making the society one of the factors of educa tional and patriotic progress, and by the promotion and erection of a nouse or home where the descendants of She zeal ous and brave patriots who achieved American independence who have need of such a home, may be sheltered from the scorrns of life. -__ SIMON’S SNOW BABY Six Tear* OH and Freezing on a ; Doorstep on tb» Boulevard. Policeman Kimmerly of the Fifth pre cinct station house, found a little girl about eight o’clock last night crouched on a doorstep on the Boulevard, near Winfield avenue, shivering from the bit ter cold. The child wore a light dress, a pair of thin tan-colored shoes and had no hat. She suffered so much from ex posure to the perishing atmosphere that she was unable to speak. Kimmerly took the child to the police station. After she was warmed up she said she was Amelia Simon, six years old. She said that her father’s name was Eu gene. She was given a cup of hot coffee and a sandwich, which she ate ravenous ly. Soon afterward the father was sum moned to the police station. He said he was Eugene Simon, a bartender of No. 1616 Boulevard. Simon declared that the little girl wan dered away from home repeatedly. He said that a woman named Mrs. Butts had coaxed the child away. He admitted, however, that he saw the child on the street shortly before she was found by the policeman. Simon took his little girl home, after promising Captain Nugent that he would hot permit her to freeze to death. It should be borne In mind that juries, whether Grand Juries or trial juries, are intended to be as Independent In their sphere of action as are Judges in theirs; and, except in cases of manifest miscon duct, so plain as to be beyond question, a j Judge has really no more right to scold a jury, or impugn their motives, or hold them up to public contempt, from his place on i.'.e'bench, than they have to criticise the Judge from their places in the jury box.—New York “Sun.’ MATTERS OF FA.CZ Pavonia Brard of Canned Tomatoes, extra large cans, ahcl filled with red. ripe tomatoes. | wholesale at D. E. Cleary Co.’s store*. Ask i vonr erocer for ’em. S. P. C A. PROSPERS Masting of the Board of Diraotan— New Members, The Board of Directors of the Hudson County District of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held a meeting last night at the society's head quarters, Grand and Warren streets. Among the new members elected were the following:—Mrs. Andrew J. Newbury of the Woman’s Club, former Commissioner John P. Landrine, former Chief George Krieger of Town of Union, Sergeant George H. Du Bois of the Weehawken police, Timothy E. Healey, Henry Wulp, Mrs. Andrew J. Post, Mrs. John P. Dan drine, Mrs. George Honey, Mrs. Sarah A. Cornell, Joseph Framo. This brings the membership of the so ciety up to 601. Another meeting of the Board will be held before the year closes. Members and others desiring to propose new members should have the applica tions in the hands of the secretary be fore December 15. WEATHER INDICATIONS NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 190L—Forecast for^v the thirtv-six hours etivunt: av Saturday:—Fair tonight and tomorrow: light northeast winds. HsrtMtt'i Thermo metrical Report Dec. 6. Deg. 3 P. M. 22 6 P. M. 24 9 P. M. 24 12 Midnight . 19 Dee. 7. Deg. 6 A. M. IS 9 A. M.23 12 Noon.39 tiiRowH DIED. DALLEET-December 4. 1901, James L.. beloved husband of Mary E. Dallery, aged llfty-four years. Relatives and friends, also members of the Jersey City Fire Department and Court Congress, F. of A., arc respectful lv invited to attend his funeral from his late residence, No. 6S Lincoln street, Jer sey City Heights, on Sunday, December 8, at 2 P. M. UMLAUDT—Bertha Umlaudt,nee Schmai feidt beloved wife of Henry Umlaudt, and niece and adopted daughter of Ru dolph Schmalfetdt. died after a short sickness on Thursday, December 6,1901, at the age of twenty-six years. Relatives and friends, also the John P. Entwisle Lodge, No. 204, I. O. O. F.; the National Union Hudson Council. No. 381; the German Turn Verein: the Jersey City Maennerchor; the German Hospital and Dispensarv Association of Hudson county, and the 'Liquor Dealers’ Association of Hudson county are cordially invited to at tend the funeral on Sunday, Decembe-r 8. at 2 P. M..from St. John’s German Church on Fairview avenue, near Montieello ave nue. Funeral from the home, corner Com munipaw avenue and Pine street, at 1:30 o’clock P. M. KIESSLING—On Thursday, December 6. 1901 Louisa, beloved wife of Charles Edward Kiessling, aged twenty-one years and seven months. Relatives and friends of the family, ale® members of Summit Council, No. 87. Jr. O U A. M., are invited to attend the funeral services on Sunday, December 9, at two P. M., at her late residence, No. 2iil Webster avenue. MARRON—On Thursday, December 5. 1901. Patrick, beloved husband of Annie Marron. _ „ Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, No. 8 Ferris street, on Monday, December 9, at 9 A. M.; ther.ee to M. John s R. C. Church, where a solemn high mass of requiem will be offered. TAXES, 1901 Notice is hereby given that the taxes of #901 will be due and payable on and after TynDnjoy.26,i90f, AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY COLLECTOR, IN THE City Hall, Jersey City. Upon all taxes paid prior to the 20th day of December next, interest at the rate of 12 per cent, per annum will be deduct ed from the time of payment to date. It not paid until after the 31st of December, interest at the rate of 10 per cent, per annum will be collected from December 20 to date of pay ment. Office open from 9 A. M. to 4 F. M. except Saturday, 9 to 12 M. ROBERT DAVIS, City Collector.