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JAMES 1.0 BY
Editor
/Published evert afternoon
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24. 1901.
—.
1 his paper is Democratic in principle
cr.d is independent in its vines on all local
%nestions.
A Merry Christmas,
merry Christmas to everyone in Jer
sey City! We wish It most cordially. At
this joyous season of the year we know
of no foes, except the foes of the general
good, and we will try to forget them until
Thursday.
Some of our fellow citizens are quite
mire of a merry Christmas without any
lurther effort on their part. There is our
good friend, Mark Fagan, for instance.
Jie is wire of a merry Christmas and no ;
mlstaker-and a happy 'Mew Tear. There
•re, besides, the members of his 'Board of
Manager*, who know the names of me
(prize winners :n the official grab hag.
These gentlemen must certainly fee’,
merry over the surprises that are In store
ifor 4,950 of their neighbor*. Probably
gome of the prlae winners will feed merry,
too, that is if they know they are on the
list. And even the 4,!C0 or so of the de
feated will probably fee! merry because
everyone of them will believe down to the
•last moment that he has cinch on the
Office to which he aspires.
t\> fee: rnerry because we know whnt
5e» coming. We know that Jersey City
will be the merriest town on earth when
the slate is announced on Thursday. By
the way. why does not Mr. Fagan keep
H until Friday? Friday will be quite a
suitable day on which to let the murder
out.
And all the citizens, generally, are
merry because they look forward to the
circus with glee. Nothing like it has ever
been seen or heard of in this city. It will
C* be more fun than a bull fight. Probably
j i..e merriest man In the whole town wlV
be George T. Smith. He certainly ought
■to be.
Beside* the hilarity which the political
situation is calculated to provoke, there
is much cause for rejoicing in this com
munity at the close of this first year of
the new century. Fully ninety-nine per
cent, of our citizens tave work and pay
adequate to providing for their dally
needs. They are able to set forth Christ
mas cheer for their families, and to thar.k
God that .1 is the product of their own
efforts and not of charity. What 1* more,
the prospect of work and pay ahead con
tinues good. There is no cioud hanging
®ver the business or industrial situation.
So far a* Jersey City is concerned, th«
outlook was never brighter than it is to
day. Jfew possibilities of municipal fireat
iuev open before us. and if needs no pro
phetic eye to see in the near future,
•wealth, power and a happy and prosper
ous population making the right bank of
the Huuson a rival of the exuberant life
«t it* left.
XRd »o we regard this as a very Merry
Christmas Indeed, and we cordially hope
that eveyy dream of pleasure and welfare
tr.at may be formed by any reader of
•‘The Newer for himself or his neighbors
or the community at large may date the
.beginning of its realization from this time
of. joy and good will and may have gener
ous fruition in the New Year which is 90
close upon us.
John Erickson's Conrage.
the report which we print tn another
column of the accident to the train of
which John Kriekson was engineer, yes
terday .rooming, shows that Jersey City
has a citizen and an official to be proud
of. Mr. Erickson stuck to his post in face
of death. and though he fortunately went
through the trial without injury, the cour
age and devotion to duty which he dis
played are none the less honorable.
It is a pity that a petty political revolu
tion Is to take Mr. Erickson from the
Board of Fire Commissioners at this time
His example could not but have a fine
effect upon the tone of the men enrolled
in the Department. Feeling that they had
their head a man who had actually
:ed his life to save others, they would
ays be stimulated to face courageous
the dangers which their’ calling m
hlves.
Mr. Fagan might make a fine record for
himself by putting politics aside in this
instance and reappointing Mr. Erickson
Ills efficiency is quite equal to nis brav
ery. ___
Tli* Tunnel Boast
The Newark “Advertiser’’ expresses the
•pinion that the Pennsylvania Railroad's
plan to tunnel to New York will result in
more speedy utilization of the Hacken
sack meadows for purposes of commerce,
hut it appears as if the idea was a trifle
fanciful.' Meadow development depends
!
Makes them light, sweet,
tender, delicious and
free from dyspeptic
qualities.
on demand for level ground and railroad
communication for factory purposes.
Well, the level ground is there. It has,
at present, about all the railroad intersec
tion that it can need. The tunnel scheme
will not provide any more. Neither is it
easy to see how it will increase the de
mand for the meadow land. It is to be
merely an artery of passenger travel.
We are willing to concede that these
tunnel schemes are great affairs; but they
Will not do everything that the vivid im
agination of a newspaper writer can in
vent. The trolley tunnel may have im- ■,
portant local effects, but we shnuld think
the railroad one would have next to
none at all.
AMUSEMENTS.
“Are You a Mason?" at tks Academy
of Music.
"Are Tou a Mason ?”a farce in three
acts, opened a week's engagement at the
Academy of Music last night with an ex
cellent company and it proved as grea*
a hit as it did in New York City, where
it had a long run. The performance was
excellent anil the andience was very larg ■
and appreciative.
The story In that of a young mail. Frank
Perry, who is newly married. His> wife
nlsiies him to follow the example of her
lather and become a Mason. While she is
on a trio lie has a good time, tu the an
noyance of the maid, who objects to lei
ting him in at 5 o’clock In the morning. To
cover up his indiscretions he tells his wife
that he has become a Mason and she is
forgiving, thinking his nights have been ;
Spent at the lodge. Her father and mother
dome to visit them. The old man. Amos
Btoodgood, i has deceived his wife for
twenty years in the belief that he is a
Mason. He stayed out all nigh; once and
gave as lilii excuse that lie had been made
a Master Mason. Perry is afraid tb meet
Bioodgood because he lears tile deception
will lx- discovered. The old man is in the
same boat. Their efforts to deceive each
other o{i meeting are most amu-hug. The
entrance injnjhe family of a real Mason
further complicates the situation. He is
given the hand of one of the Misses Blood
good on his promise to shield the two de
ceivers. The Bioodgood family skeleton
makes its appearance and this is used a<
a mean* of obtaining $2tMXX> from Blood
good for Perry’s use. To get the money
IHprge Fisher, who suggested the trick to
Perry, appears as the daughter of Blond
good’s early.love, and lie succumbs. The
manager of a racy music hall is introduc
ed to further complicate the plot and a
would-be Mason is at the mercy of Blood
good, who puts him through a course of
most amusing sprouts. The situations are
very funny and particularly well done.
-The exceilence of the production is guar
anteed by the presence of such well
known comedians as Leo Dltrichstein, the
author of the piece: John C. Rice. Thomas
A. Wise. George Richards, Charles J.
Green. Charles Hatton, Charles Edwards,
Gertrude Whitty, Esther . Tittell, Sally 1
Cohen and Maude Travers. The minor
parts are played by Grace Hardetl, Has-1
Chappie and Amy Miller.
“Arieonfi" kt the B'jnu Tkkitre.
No one born In America could fall to
be interested in “Ariaona.” “Gus”
Thomas knew this when he wrote it.
Nqw, ‘'Gus" was once a fat reporter in
St. Louis who had what he called “a
balloon route”—offices of the justices of
the peace located in the garrets of sky
scrapers in their Infancy in Western
cities before modern elevators were pat
ented. He devised an umbrella signal
code and thus communicated from street
corners with the Justice Lehanes of that
day arid latitude. Having “covered” his
route, he would waddle like a duck into
the office and depositing his precious um
brella in a corner, in sunshine or rain,
would go to his desk in a manner that
would exasperate his city editor, who was
waiting nervously for “Gus’s" copy.
One of the brightest local newspaper I
men, who has spent a year on that bed
of sand and alkali and rocks, fighting
for his health, which means all to a man,
is about to return to his family 100 per
cent, better off than when he left. He
is due to return this Christmas week.
“Arisona.” produced at the Bijou Thea
tre this week, has therefore a double In
terest.
"Arlzdn^” is one of the great New York
successes of recent days. It sets forth
an American sense of honor. There are
many “thrilling situations,” and the
story is appealing. It was written at
a time when every soldier in American
uniform was looked upon as a hero. The
scenery is superb. The cast is strong ana
the biggest of audiences showed approval
by great applause.
It is a story of life in the vicinity of an
array post, almost beyond the pale of civ
iliaatioh, yet protected by the unifprmed
men in Uncle Sam’s fighting service. No
fault could be found with any member of
the cast. Mr. John Drury as Tony Mos
tans diu excellent work. Mr. Sydney Ain
worth as -Lieutenant Darton was perfect
ly acceptable. Mr. E. H. Calvert as
Captain Hodgman of the 11th V. S. Cav
alry. distinguished himself, along with
Mr. Harrison Armstrong as owner of
Aravafpa Ranch; Mr. Geijrge T. Mecch as
Col. Bonham of the 11th V. 8. Cavalry.
John T. Dillon, a Chinese cook; Miss
Sylvester Cornish as Mr*. Canjy, Miss
Gertrude, Ferry as Estrella Boniam, wife
of Colonel Bonham; Miss Helai Howard
■ f
: I ' -
as ijfiim, a cnarming maw: miss mate &«
mo ml as Bonita c’aij'fw, ^JstBclla's' slstef.
.Mi. hi.' i-i. Cuhftft ii* eii|>Ul!u Hodgroftr, u'i
the Jlfh tSeC&yatey, an4‘‘O0ft' imeqrthyrs'
•it tliH company.
Broadway Theatre.
Klaw & Erlanger’s mammoth produc
tion of the Drury Lane spectacle, “The
Sleeping Beauty and the Beast,” at the
Broadway Theatre, v New York. Is the
most timeley amusement now being pres
ented In New york. For the first time
In the history of the Americun stage there
is on view in the metropolis a genuine
English Christmas spectacle, an enter
tainment so popular in England at this
period of the yedr that It Is looked on
as an institution. .But while the Broad
way production presents all the spectacu
lar features of the London production of
the pieces, it differs very materially in all
its other aspects. The Englishman is sat
isfied with marvelously beautiful stage
pictures, grand] ballets, and ' processions
and ensembles presenting large numbers
of people. The American looks on these
simply as incidental to a performance,
attractive in themselves, but not, to his
mind, fulfilling all the demands of a suc
cessful amusement. For this reason
Klaw & Erlanger had the original book
of “The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast”
completely rewritten and incorporated
into it that quickness of'action and the
specialty divertisements so pleasing to
the American theatre patron. The result
of these changes arid additions is a story
that would pr'oVe a success eveh without
the marvelous scenic investiture ahd ar
tistically gorgeous costuming presented
during the progress of the performance.
Several people who saw the piece at
Drury Lane, and have witnessed it here
since it opened at the Broadway, say that
the Klaw & Erlanger production far sur
passes the original, not only in clever re
arrangement of the story, but also in the
improved way the scenic features are
handled. Klaw & Erlanger have especial
ly developed the humorous Interest,
which, interpreted by such clever come
dians as Harry Bulger, Joseph Caw
thorne. Charles J. Boss, John Hyams and
John Page, keep the audienece continu
ally keyed up to a high pitch of merri
ment. Special matinee performances will
be presented next Friday, the 27th Inst.,
and Friday, January 3. Seats are now
on sale.
Dsly’i Theatre.
The last performance of the Nixon S
Zimmerman production of “The Messen
ger Boy” at Daly's Theatre will occur
next week, the engagement of this phe
nomenal success at this house positively
ending Saturday evening, January 4.
;musical matters.
Kfeisler and Schumann.Hoink in
ftaeital at Mandelisohn Hall.
The celebrated contralto of the (Metro
politan Opera Company, and Fritz Kreis
ler, the distinguished violinist, are to give
a recital in. Mendelssohn Hall, New York
Cif on Tuesday nfternonn, December 31,
at 3 o'clock. This will be the first appear
ance of ihes’e great artists in a recital
this season. The programme it? one that
will interest ail musicians and it is «s
foliows :—K reieler will play the Goldmark
Concerto in A Minor, the grand Fugue in
A Minor, by Baoli, for violin ulone and.
two groups of eknall'er.numbers; Mme.
Sehuniann-Heink will sing a number of
songs from the German, French, English,
etc. The seats are now on sale at
Schubert’s. No. 23 Union Square, and Dit
son'a Mueic Store, 'No. 857 Broadway.
Tickets may also be reserved by mail.
Josef Hoffmann's Farewell in Car
negie Hall Next Sunday.
On Sunday afternoon next, at three
o clock, will occur the farewell piano re
cital in,Carnegie Hall. New York City, of
that brilliant virtuoso, Josef (Hofmann.
His past reciinli? have been the artistic
events of the season and his farewell
will be in a popular programme,at popular
prices*, the latter ranging from fifty cents
to one dollar. His complete programme
is as follows*:—32 Variations, Beethoven;
Chor de Derwishce, Beethoven-Saint
Saens; Fruhlingslied and Spinnerlled,
Mendelssohn: Marche Hongroi.se, Schu
bert-l.if2t: Nocturne, Valse, C sharp
major. Vale*?. D flat and Polonaise,
Chopin; Melodie F Major, Rubinstein;
Jongleur and' Zur Gulitarre, Moskowski;
•Overture, "Tannhauser,” Wagner. The
seats are now on Bale at Schubert's, No.
23 Union Square ‘.Ditson’u, No. 867 Broad
way, and the Carnegie Hall box office.
At the hall they will be on sale all day
Sunday..
Kubelik Recital at Metropolitan
Opera Hone*.
Jan Kubelik, the young Bohemian
violinist, who is arousing such enthusiasm
in New TOrk City, had the honor, last
Sunday evening, in breaking the record
in the point of receipts and attendance at
the Metropolitan Opera House Sunday
concert, and this, notwithstanding the
fact that the prices of seats and admis
sion were both raised for the only time
in the history of the house, over five
thousand dollars being taken In. No
artist, not even the great Paderewski,
has made such a record on his first
American tour, and Mr. Daniel Frohman
has every reason to be satisfied with the
success of his venture.
Saturday afternoon, December 28, Ku
belik presents a decidedly new and inter
esting programme at his recital in Car
negie Halt, all of his numbers being com
positions of the great Paganini, the
Italian master, who has been the standard
for violin work for years, and the ad
vance sales indicate a remarkable inter
est in the concert. Tuesday evening, De
cember 31, Kubelik also gives a New
Year's eve concert of a popular nature,
with soloists, orchestra, fctc., at Carnegie
HaH.
GERMACHER-REICHERT
A quiet wedding took place Saturday
night at the home of the Rev. Gottlieb
Andreae, pastor of St. John's Lutheran
Church on Fairview avenue, when Miss
Ida Reichert. of Storm avenue, was mar
ried to Mr. Conrad Uermaeher, of Huron
street. Only a few friends of the couple
were present. __
CARTERET LADIES’ NIGHT
xhe members of the Carteret Club of
the Height have arranged to entertain
the adlas again on January 7. This
evening has been set aside as "ladies’
night’’ and the members will do their
beat to entertain their guests royally.
An informal dance will be held.
CONTEST ON THE LINKS
The fourth round In the golf contest for
:h„. Meyers cup wll be played tomorrow
.morning on the links of the Jersey City
Golf Club.
Eaay to Taka
Easy to Operate
OLD FIRMS GO
7;i m_ »?■ xk- ' •
Changes in the Legal Pro
fession With the
Now Year.
THREE NEW OFFICES
Bedle, Edwards & Lawrence,
Northrop & Griffiths and
William G. Bumsted.
With the new year there will come im
portant changes in some of the leading
legal firms of this city. Old associations,
which have been maintained for almost
an entire generation, will be severed, and
old firm names which are as familiar al
most as the names of the streets, will
disappear and new ones will be seen In
their place. One of the most Important
of these changes will take place in the
First National Bank Building. The old
signs, "Wallis, Edwards & Bumsted”
and “Bedle & Lawrence’! w’lll be taken
down and in tbelr places svill appear
bright new “shingles" bearing the names
“Bedle, lid wards & Lawrence,” “North
rop & Griffiths” and “William G. Bum
sted,”
The old firm of Wallis, Edwards &
Bumsted llrst appeared in July, 1879, as
Wallis & ’Edwards. It was composed of
Hamilton Wallis and William D. Ed
wards. Mr. Wallis is a son of the late
Alexander Hamilton Wallis who, at the
; time of his death, was president of the
First National Bank. He is a graduate
( of Tale and teas admitted to the New
| Jersey Bar in 1866. Mr. Wallis is also a
member of the New York firm of Wilson
| & Wallis.
i William D. Edwards is a native of this
city, a graduate of Hasbrouck Institute,
and an alumnus of the New York Uni
versity. He studied law with William
BrinkerhofT and was admitted to the Bar
at the June term, 187S. On May 1, 1888,
the firm was enlarged by the admission
of William G. Bumsted and in July, 1889.
it was further enlarged by the admission
of James t\ Northrop. Mr. Bumsted
| was admitted to the Bar in June, 1S79,
and Mr. Northrop was mailt- ari attorney
at the- November term of the following i
year. Mr. Northrop came from Connect!- j
out and served the las* six months of his I
apprenticeship with the firm of Wallis & :
Edwards.
uurms tne iweniy-cnree years or ies
existence the firm of Wallis, Edwards
& Bumstead has been one ot fhe most
prominent In the State of New Jersey
and has been connected with many of the
more famous causes In the history of its
jurisprudence. In May, 1S89, Mr. Edwards
was appointed Corporation Counsel by
Mayor Orestes Cleveland under the pres
ent city charter which went into opera
tion on that date. From the very begtn
' ning of his official, career Mr. Edwards
I entered upon a class of litigation which
I furnished some of the most celebrated
cases in the hooks of New Jersey. The
legality of the hew charter was Anally
ec:sailed and a long and vigorous litiga
tion followed. In this fight Mr. Edwards
'was assisted by Mr. Northrop, who was
the attorney of record, and had as asso
ciate counsel ex-Governor Leon Abbett.
Opposed to them were William Brinker
hoff, whom Mr. Edwards succeede-d as
Corporation Counsel, and Gilbert Collins,
now a Justice of the Supreme Court. Mr.
Edwards and his associates Were success
ful. The new charter was upheld and.
with the amendments made to it from
time to time by the Legislature Since
then, governs the city today.
- Another memorable victory which Mr.
Edwards won as Corporation Counsel
was the celebrated South Cove case,
which Is too fresh In the mind* of the
people today to need more than a pass
ing notice. How Mr. Edwards persistent
ly fought the Central Railroad E>f New
Jersey step by step through the courts of
the State up to the Supreme Court of the
United States at Washington and won for
Jersey City the valuable piece of water
front known aa the South Cove. The law
by which Jersey City receives an In
creased portion of the taxes paid by the
railroad companies upon property owned
by them in this State is to a great extent
the result of the determined and energetic
fight which Mr. Edwards made for "equal
taxation.”
It would be impossible in this limited
space to attempt to give even an Idea ot
the many celebrated cases In which this
old firm was engaged. There was the case,
of Ashley against the Delaware, Lacka
wanna and Western Railroad Company,
which several years ego was fought up to
the United States Circuit Court and at
tracted much attention. Ashley was a
colored man from Indianapolis who
traveled extensively on the railroads in
charge of chickens which were shipped
from "the West to the Eastern markets.
He was riding on the caboose of a fre ght
train in the northern part of this State
when the train broke in two and the rear
end ran backwards down a steep grade
into a train following. A valve of the
locomotive of the rear train was forced
out and the escaping steam scalded Ash
ley most horribly. Wallis & Edwards car
ried the case through to a successful Issue
and recovered about $8,000 for their client.
These same gentlemen had the case of
Ruele, the famous baseball pitcher,
against the National Exhibition Com
pany. Rusie had been engaged by the
company and the concern was manoeuv
erlng to keep him from playing with an
other team without paying him any
salary. The Exhibition Company being a
New Jersey corporation. Rusie employed
Messrs. Wallis. Eawards & Bumsted to
apply to the Court of Chancery for relief
and the matter was soon adjusted to his
entire satisfaction.
The famous Dale will case of . Passaic
Was another celebrated litigation conduct
ed by this firm. Sarah P. Dale Of Pater
son died leaving a will disposing of a large
and valuable estate. A brother, contested
the will and the matter wits vigorously
fought both in this State and Pennsyl
vania. The firm has represented the com
pany which is building the new water
supply for Jersey Cjty and Is counsel for
the Sugar House people.
The new firm into which Mr. Edwards
will enter will be composed of Joseph D.
Bedle, himself and Robert L. Lawrence.
Mr. Bedie Is the second son of the late
Governor Bedle and Is a graduate of H.-ts
brouck Institute and Princeton University.
He was admitted to the bar at the No
vember term, 1891, and became a member
oi the firm of Bedle, cMcGee A Bedle,
which was composed of his father. Gov
ernor Bedle, and the late Flavel McGee.
In 1893 Governor Griggs appointed Mr.
Bedle Judge or the First District Court
of this city, but his Increasing business
compelled him to resign the position re
cently. The old firm was counsel for the
Delaware, .Lackawanna and Weatern
Railroad and represented the North Ger
man Lloyd and other of the large steam
ship companies which dock In Hoboken.
Sir. ‘ ... .. ‘ ' " " *" ""
Lawrence came to this city from
Newton, Sussex, county, several years
ago. He was admitted to the bar in the
(November term, 1878, and was for aaveral
years a member pf the firm of Babbitt A
Lawrence. Howard Griffiths, who will
form a partnership with Mr. Northrop,
was a student in the office of "Wallis. Ed
wards & Bpmsted and has been with that
firm ever since he wa« admitted to the
bar. William G. Bumsted. who will leave
the old firm and continue In general prac
tice by himsslf; was admitted to the bar
at the June term. 1879, The new firm of
Bedle, Edwards & Lawrence will oscu
the offices in the First Nationi ‘
Building now occupied by; Bed>
reijce. and No
t^bicii ... . ... ........
occupy.
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Boasted now
Use Peruna For Colds, Coughs and
Catarrh.
Postofflce Building, Montgomery, Ala.
Public Moneys, whose office is in the
magnificent building above shown, In a
letter written from Montgomery, Ala.,
fays: “ I take pleasure in recommending
Peruna as an excellent tonic and it is
recommended to me by those who have
used it as a good catarrh cure.”
Non. Robert Barber, Register United
States Land Office, also writes from
Montgomery, Ala.: “For some time l
have been a sufferer from catarrh In Its
Incipient stage, so much so that I be
came depressed and feared my health
was generally In a decline. But bear
ing of Peruna as a good remedy I gave
It a fair trial and soon began to Im
prove. Its effects were distinctly bene
ficial, removing the annoying symp
toms and was particularly good as a
tonic."
Hon. J. K. Burke, Collector of Port, of
Mobile, Ala., writes: “ Peruna I can rec
ommend as a fine medicine. It has been
used in my family and as a tonic it is
excellent. I take pleasure in testifying
to its fine qualities.”
P. D. Barker, Postmaster of Mobile,
Ala., in a recent letter, says: “ Allow me
lo send to you my testimonial as to the
good qualities of Peruna. I have used it
for the past three months and find it a
most excellent tonic.”
As the akin cover* the outside of the
body, so the mucous membranes line the
inside. Every organ, every duct, every
passage, jvery cavity of the body, is
lined by mucous membrane. These mu
coue membranes are liable from various
causes to become irritated or inflamed.
When this occurs it is called catarrh,
and catarrh may be located in the head,
nose,middle ear, throat, bronchial tubes,
or air cells of the lungs, liver, bowels,
kidneys, bladder, procreative and uri
nary organs. Wherever there is a mu
cous membrane, there oatarrh may be
also.
To be sure, catarrh et these various
organa haa been known by different
names; that is, catarrh of the stomach
has been called dyspepsia, catarrh of
the kidneys, Bright’s Disease; catarrh
of the bowels, diarrhoea or dysentery;
catarrh et the procreative organs, fe
male trouble, and so on, and so on.
But our claim la, that these are all one
and the tame disease— catarrh—and
that eur remedy, Peruna, Is applicable
to catarrh of all of these various or
gans.
Parana is not a “cure ell”; it cures j ust
one disease—catarrh. But since catarrh
is able to fasten itself within the differ
ent organs of the body, so it is that Pe
runa cures affections of these organs.
But we insist that Peruna cures one dis
ease only We claim that Peruna is the
only internal, scientific remedy for ca
tarrh yet devised. We claim that ca
tarrh is a systemic disease; that is to
say, it invades the whole system. We
claim that Peruna is a systemic remedy;
that is to say, it eradicates catarrh from
the system. Catarrh is not a local dis
ease; Peruna is not a local remedy.
Since catarrh invades the system, only
a systemic remedy can reach it. This is,
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READY FOR SANTA
The Small Boy and Girl Said
Good-Bye to School
Today.
CHRISTMAS' PROGRAMMES
All Grammar Departments
Have Gay Trees and
Interesting Enter
tainments.
With visions of Santa Claus, Christmas
stocking* anti Christmas candies, noA to
mention the poor turkey spared irons the
Thanksgiving axe ‘ to fall a victim at
; Christmas, the small schoolboy-has been
unable to contain his joy these past three
days and tile teacher has had her hands
full. Now, however, the long expected
holiday has come, no less welcome to the
small boy than his teacher, and school
has shut down until the Monday following
New Year's Day. What wonder the*
that these boys left the school with a
Shout. It was lucky for pedestrians that
there was no snow, .or the small boy's
joy might have been dangerous in its icy
expression.
But no matter how' irksome might have
been his lessons,- the last few hours of
school today were spent in one giand fes
tival of singing and recitation and Chris -
mas trees to burh. In nearly every school
»boasting of a primary, there was at least
one Christmas tree, sometimes the gift of
the class itself and often the gitt of the-1
teacher to the class, while the pupils were
made happy with bonbons. The gram
[ mar entertainments were, of course, more
subdued, but all the teachers in both de
partments fared well.
The High School felt It had outgrow r
the Christmas celebration and that it
needed all its time for study, so aside
from wishing each other “A merry Christ
mas" and the exchange of presents in
many instances, no special notice was
taken.
Principal J. «. tsrensinger, reacner oi
methods: Miss E. J. Richardson, assist
-ant teacher of methods; Miss Blanche
Halsey and Primary Principal S. C. Mar
vin went on a tour of inspection to the
kindergarten attached to No. 9 School at
10 A. M. today. The room was tastefully
decorated with flags and quite a number
of things made by the "little tots.” Of
the many well executed exercises, the
most interesting was, probably, the
“March of the Grand Army.” The chil
dren marched, armed with flags and ban
ners. singing patriotic songs. Then all
lay down in imitation of the bivouac, and
sang "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground.”
The reveille sounded and all awoke to
their labors again.
The children were given the usual
Christmas tree by their teachers. Misses
Soper and Holland. The entertainment
consisted of kindergarten songs and exer
cises by the children, after which candies
and presents were distributed from the
tree. Each child had made a Christmas
kindergarten card to 'take home to the
parents.
In School No. 9 there were exercises in
both grammar and primary departments,
and Misses Ralph, Creasey and Russ
gave their respective classes trees. The
grammar programme opened with the
"Reveille” by Principal Brensinger's
cadet corps, followed by a chorus, "Hark
and Hear the Merry Bells,” by the school.
Miss Barbara Gunn gave the opening ad
dress. She was followed In recitation and
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song by Henrietta Gillon, Rose Serge,
Genevieve Gannon, Bertha Brown, Flor
ence Mayer, Marion Brennan, Florence
Shultz, Ethel McMann, Christian Bc-hrens.
Ida Baron. Minnie Gilbert, Mabelle
Sterling, Pauline Rias, Carrie Amabile,
Jnzzle Conti, 'IVssie Moore, Fannie Kreps,
Amelia Fried, Bessie Findlay, Thomas
Higgins, and Ida Neill. The programme
closed with the "Retreat" by the cailrts.
In School No. 1 there were also a num
ber of Christmas trees in the primary
and an excellent entertainment in the
grammar department. Besides Christmas
carpi* by the school, there were the fol
lowing recitations:—"Santa Claus," Ethel
Murray: “The Dear Iottle Christmas
Tree." Emma Wells; “Christmas Morn
ing," Tessie Riptiot “The Stocking's
Christmas," Frank Bruynseels; “Mistle
toe Bough,” Lillie Gage, John Cuparo and
George Rubncky, accompanied by Benja
min, Weisaberg; “Who is Kris Kringle?"
Katie Williams; ‘SSaijta Claus's Tele
phone," Frank Anderson: “The Two Lit
tle Stockings," Lillie Simon; “Which Are
Vou? " John Colvin; "Father Xmas," Ar
thur Erickson; "Jest Fore Christmas,"
Harry McCormack; “Old Santa Claus,"
Lois Wards.
School No 11 was honored In having a
Christmas address by Monsignor Seton
the morning at 11 o’clock It was his
farewell address to the school and he
wished tin- pupils all a merry Christmas
ns he said good-by The regular Chris.
mas entertainment was held in both gram
mar and primary departments this after
noon In the primary there were trees
galore and a very pretty programme of
music and recitation participated in by
Kaypiond Cone, Albert McGrath, George
Lahey. Clayton Ketchall, Clarence Jack
son. Ethel Keily, Marie Beltcher, Wm.
Gibson. William Davis, Gladys Butler,
: b lorence Lotau. Anita Schweer, Mahlon
Combe. Gertrude Wilson. Harry Stlcly.
•Helen Holbrook, Emma Munzing, Ger
trude Green, Jennie Brown, Evelyn
Cooper, Grace. Bradshaw. Elsie Rowe,
Lillian Eckhoff, Grace Ehien, Maud Ryer,
Horace Means, Gertrude Moser, Clarence
Solan. Irene Waters. In the grammar
department Earl Silver gave the opening
address, and recitation? were given by
Irene 'May, Alexander Reilly, Grace
Byrnes, Marguerite Fulton, Elizabeth
Boettcher, Harry Irwin, Joseph Foster,
Nellie Decker, Mamie Hart, Maud tTnter
bottom. Charles Austin, William Lahey,
Gertrude Meane, Katie Ullmann, Helen
Gough. Ethel Donohue. Edna Ellis. Leo
Glaser,’ Leslie Roe. Etta Greiner. Mar
garet Walker, George Mueller. Ida Cars
well, Ellsworth Daab. Harvey Nelson.
Lillian Mabte, Edith Coyle, Edna 'Bow
man, Charles Kelly. Euretta Fuguson.
Leonora Ward, Amelia Keeffe, Guiseppe
Calamie, Elisabeth Potts. Helen Scott,
Herbert Blake, Joseph Opershaw. Trene
Ruddick, Adelaide Bellows, Edward Nt-is,
Edna Donegan, Mamie Hart. Florence
Murphy, Hattie Burden, Angie Burbridge,
Joseph Keller, Albert Fisher, Edna Ros
selt, Robert Van Voorhis, Blanche Mi.Is.
In School No. 12 there Were Christmas
trees in the primary and plenty of good
music, plenty of good selections and a
jolly time generally in the grammar.
Those who contributed to the programme
held in the grammar department this af
ternoon were:—Grace Ackerman, Mattie
Clos, 'Martha Perin, George Thayer, Mar
vin Parker, Ediili Klein, ’ (Harry Holler,
Isabel Campbell, Lillian Dupre, Fred
Waltshore. Carrie Westervelt. Bagatelle
Polka. Ella Lunney, Marguerite Sulk,
Marian Wilson, Elsie Lu.'in. Raymond
(Newman, Edmund Tisdale. Robert Lunn.
Willie Whitten. Willie Bugle, George
Pearson, Legare Fenn. Lyle Mattocks,
Edward. Beck, Harry Bugie, Florence
Bowker, Raymond Pedrick.
School No. 27 gave a very delightful en
tertainment. The cantata, “Old Woman
tn the Shoe" and “Grandma'ei Minuet"
were especially pretty. As this is'a pri
mary school there were no end of Christ
mas trees and the entertainment was par
ticularly cute. The children who took
part were:—Etta Porcvhfht. Celia Mullen.
'Helen Chandron, Willie Kelly, Huitie
Kuykendall, Joseph Carhy, Eseti Canter,
Walter Huber, Etvemt Espor. Bertha
Irvine, Walter Muller, Annie Stohn. Al
bert Thenrcr, Mabel Thormablen, Frank
Rohrs, Charles Blades and Erma Heim.
THE VAN tfEURSEN BALL
The J. H, Van Deursen Association of
the Heights entertained abrwtt two hun
dred of its young friends at its annual
ball at the Avenue House on Saturday
night. The grand march was led by Wal
ter Mannion and Miss Susie Smart. The
arrangement committee consisted ot P. J.
Downs and.Ji- J. Liens.
The Grates of L»ife
Insurance are kept
open while Opportuni
ty waits. But when
Opportunity has gone
through they will be
shut, and will not open
again for you, nor any
one else. Better get in
first.
The
Prudential
Insurance Co. of America.
Home Office:
Newark N. J.
I John v. DniDKN, presiaent.
LESLIE D. WARD. Vice President.
EDGAR B. WARD, 2d V.Pres. and CounMl
FORREST F. DRYDEN, Secretary. 1378
F. B. RKIU.1', Spt.. Fuller Bid*., Tel. No. 2832 .1. C., No 111 Hudson St.. J. C., N. J.
H. R. CROOKSTON, Spt., Tel. No. 3072 J. C.; No. 673 Newark Ave., Jersey City. N.J.
E. O. JACKSON. Supt.s. w. cer. Hudson and Newark Sts.. Hoboken. N. J.
W. A. ALEXANDER. Supt.742-1 Aye, D. Bayonne. N.J.
DAVID REINHARTZ. Spt., Tel. No. 154 I Union; 440 Sprin* S;., West Hoboken, N. J.
The New Jersey
Title Guarantee ani Trust Com
13 HONTGOKERY STREET, JERSEY CITY, ft 1
Offers to the public the privileges of Its
Safe Deposit Vault
At pi ices that are within the reach of all. Tbe
Vault is protected against burglary, fire, etc., by
every known device. A box may be rented for one
year for $5. Vault open daily, 9 to 5 P. M. Satur
dav, 9 A. M. to 12 M. Public inspection invited.
FINANCIAL.
JOSEPH M. BYRNE, HENRY T. McCOCN.
HAROLD HERRICK.
BYRNE & McCOUN,
Members of N. Y. Stock Exchange.
52 Broadway, New York,
Trausaot a General Banking
and Stock Exchange Business,
JERSEY CITY OFFICES:
Rooms 317. 318 & 319<
Commercial Trust Company Building,
Telephone 333. 15 Exchange Place.
WALLACE T. GOUGH. Manager.
NEWARK OFFICE: 800 Broad Street.
Ready Cask Loaned Privately.
IF YOU CAN’T CALL. I on Furniture and
WE WILL all kinds of
CALL ON YOU. I household goods.
-’ You can pay It
back to suit your convenience. If you
OtlCIV IU ,V UUI LUIlVt U.CIILS. U JWU
have it loan with any other company or
owe your furniture dealer, we will pay Jt
off and advance you more money. Na
tional Loan Co.. No. SI Newark avenue,
Jersey City. Tel. 27.
MEETINGS
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, JER
SEY CITY.
Jersey City. Dec, 11. 1901.
Notice is hereby given that an election
for Eight Directors of this Board will be
held at the Hanking House on Tuesday,
tue 14th day of January next.
The polls will be open from 12 M to 1
P. M.
G. W. CONKLIN,
Cashier.
HELP WANTED.
FEMALE.
WANTED—ONE LADY TO MAIL OR
superintend distribution of circulars in
each town of United States; good pay;
permanent employment. Address with
stamp, Mrs. M. Summers, Noire Dame,
Ind.
GIRLS WANTED—CAN MAKE GOOD
wages. 304 First street.
MALE.
MACHINISTS WANTED; STEADY WORK.
104 First street, Jersey City.
WASTED.
WANTED FOR U. S. ARMY—ABLE BODIED
unmarried men between ages of 21 and 30;
citizens of United States, of good character
and temperate habits, who can speak, read and
write English. For information apply to Re
cruiting Officer, 47 Montgomery street, Jersey
City, N. J.
FEW AGENTS, MALE OR FEMALE; GUAR
anteed salary 512 a week and commission.
Call ft—5, 4ft Montgomery street, Room 0; ref
erences.
PERSONAL
ANY PERSON WHO WILL Dis
tribute circulars for $3 daily should ad
dress* Standard Co., 4 Well®, Chicago.
Steady position. No Canvassing.
TO THE CREDITORS OF THE HERCULES
Motor Company, a corporation of New Jer
sey.
By virtue of an order of the Court of Chan
cery, made on the date hereof, in a cause
wherein Henry S. Manning and others are com
plainants and Hercules Motor Company, a cor
poration of New Jersey, is defendant, you are
hereby notified to present to me, the Receiver
of said corporation, under oath or affirmation,
or otherwise to prove your several claims
and demands against the said Hercules Motor
Company to my .satisfaction, within six weeks
from the date of said order. Upon your failure
so to do you will be excluded from the bene
fits of such dividends as may be made and de
clared by the said Court upon the proceeds of
the effects of said corporation. Claims to be
presented at the Receiver’s Office, 719 Com
mercial Trust Building. Jersey City, New
Jersey.
Dated November 19. 1901.
CHARLES E. HENDRICKSON. JR.
Receiver.
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LEGAL NOTICES.
TO SIDNEY B. SEVAN'S, FANNIE S.
Bevan6, wife of Sidney B. Bevaiuj; John
L. Macaulay.
You are hereby notified that at a pub.iC
sale made by the City Collector of Jersey
City, on the first aay of May, A. D. 1900.
I purchased for the sum of twenty-two
dollars and thirty-one cents ALL the land
and real estate situate in Jersey City, n
the County of Hudson and State of New
Jersey, fronting on northerly side of
Canal street, which is laid down and
designated a* lot 228, in block number 223,
as shown upon L. D. Fowler’s official as
sessment map of Jersey City said
sale being made pursuant to- the pro
• visioris of an act of the Legislature of
New Jersey, passed March 30th, 18S0, en
titled:—
“An Act concerning th« settlement and
collection of arrearage® of unpaid taxes,
assessments and water rates or wate
rents in cities of this State, and impos
ing and levying a tax. asseesmem and
lien in lieu and instead of such arrear
ages, and to enforce the payment there
of, and to provide for the «?ale of lands
subjected to future taxation and dasesa
menL”
And the several supplements thereto.
And you are further notified that you
appear to have an estate or imereti in
said land and real estate, and unless^’the
.-raid land and real estate shall be re
deemed. as provided in said acts, within
one year from the date of eaie and be
fore the expiration of six months from
and after the service hereof, a deed for
the **am^ will be given conveying to the
purchaser the fee simple of at id land and
real estate according to the provisions %f
the said acts.
Dated Jerfcey City, N. J.. Nov. 30, 1901.
THOMAS FALLON. ,
Purchaser*
1U VV UiJjIAfll
William Henry Watts, wife of sa«d \y4faai
Henry Watts.
You are hereby notified that public sa'.e
made by the City Collector of Jfrsey City on
the eighteenth day of September; l*tt, I pur
chased for the sum of forty-seven dollars and
thirty-four cents. All the land and reai estate
situate in Jersey City, in the County of Hud
son and State of New Jersey, fronting c.i
Tonnele avenue, which is laid down and des.sr
nated as lots 32 and 34. in block numbered n no
hundred and thirty-eight, as shown upon 1*. G.
Fowler’s Official Assessment Map of Jersey
City 1894 said sale being made pursuant t »
the provisions of an act of the Legislature of
New Jersey, passed March '30th, lSSd. entitled,
“An Act concerning the settlement aud col
lection of arrearages of unpaid taxes, assess
ments and water rates and ali water rents In
cities of this State, and imposing and levying
a tax, assessment and lien in leu and nstead
of such arrearages and -to enforce the payment
thereof, anti to provide for the sale of lands
subjected to future taxation and assessment.
And the several supplements thereto. And you
are further notified that you appear to have
an estate or interest in said land and real
estate and unless the said land and real estate
shall be redeemed, as provided in said act.
within one year from the date of sale and
before the expiration of six months from and
after the service hereof, a deed for the same
will be given, conveying to the purchaser h*
fee simple of said land and real estate accord
ing to the provisions of said acts.
Dated Jersey City, N. J., Sept. 24. 1901.
SARAH JONES.
Purchaser.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IT IS
the intention of the undersigned to app<y
to the Legislature of the Stair of New Jrrs-y.
at the next session thereof, for the passage
of a bill by such Legislature, of which the\
general object is to authorize and require ino\
Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County \
of Essex to acquire and maintain for public
use as a highway the road known as ih; New
ark Plank Road, between the Passaic an<l
Hackensack Rivers, and 'to acquire, maintain
and operate the bridge on said Newark Plank
Road over the Passaic River; and to authorize
and require the Board of Chosen Freeholders
of the County of Hudson to acquire, maintain
and operate the bridge drt said Newark Piarik
Road over the Hackensack River, and to au
thorize and require the Board of Chosen Free
holders of the County of Essex and the Board
of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hudson
to carry into effect an agreement entered into
the twenty-first day of May, one thousand
nine hundred and one. between the Newark
Plank Road Company and the Beard of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Essex and the
Board of Chosen Freeholders of the Countv
of Hudson, by which agreement it was agree \
among other things, that the Newark P ar.l:
Road Company would maintain, repair an l
operate, at its own expense, the bridge over
the Passaic River for the term of one yepr,
and the bridge over the Hackensack River far
the term of one year; wjtioh expense eo paid as
aforesaid, for said purposes, was to be credi ed
to the Newark Plank Road Company and
treated as so much money paid by the Newark
Plank Road Company to the Board of Free
holders, which might ultimately be charged
with the duty of maintaining and repairing
said bridges, and on account of any obligation •
which may become due and owing from or by
the Newark Plank l$oad Company to sa *1
Boards of Freeholders, or either of them. v. to
respect to the building, rebuilding or repair
of such bridges.
Dated December 13. A. D. 1901.
NEWARK PLANK ROAD COMPANY,
By ELISHA B. GADDIS.
_ _^eeJPreslieTP
THE ANNUAL MEETING OK THE STOCK
holders of the William W. Brauer Steam h p
Company will be held on the 21 day of Janu
ary, at 12 o'clock noon, at the regis >-ed
office >-f the company, 15 Exchange p.ace,
Jersey City, New Jersey, for the purpose of
electing a Board o$ Directors and receiving
and acting upon the reports of the officers,
and for the transaction of such other husiiics.-t
as may properly coihe before the meeting.
In accordance with the laws of t’<e State of
No.\ Jersey, no stock can be voted on which
ha.- been transferred on the books of the com
pany within twenty days next preceding the
election.
CYRUS O. BAKER. JR..
Seer- tarv.
Dated Jersey City, N. J., December 1A. IjWL

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