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lication to the Managing Editor.
FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1902.
This paper is Democratic in principles
and is independent in its views on all
local questions.
The “Journal" and the Beef Trus
One of the screamingly funny things
about the ‘'Journal'- is its way of fdrget
ting itself, once in a while, and blurting
out a patch of truth through sheer inad
vertence. Yesterday it quite forgot the
attitude which it has been maintaining
upon the Beef Trust question, and quite
came over to the Democratic side.
In an article headed “Price of Beef to
Go Still Higher," it used a number of ex
pressions and told a number of facts
which are absolutely true, but which are
in absolute contradiction of the claims
v.'.ich its own editorials were making all
last week. Thus, it begins with the fol
lowing paragrapn:—
Despite the pillorying which the Beef
Trust is receiving at the hands of the
press and public on account of its cor
nering of the meat market, the price
of beef threatens to take a further
flight upwards. The Trust boosted
prices in Chicago yesterday so that the
rate demanded was from 10 to 15> cents
per 100 pounds higher than the day
previous.
Readers of the “Journal'' will recall
that, last week, thO "pillorying’' of the
Seef Trust was being described as a hot
air campaign, and the public spirited
organ of Republicanism was vituperating
Congressman McDermott and the Demo
cratic members of the Legislature from
Hudson County for daring to pillory the
Armour-Swift combination.
- The “Journal,” yeaterday, went on tO
f* ■»,< r ■ ■ <
nuote an independent provision dealer in
this city to the effect that the Beef Trust
ras evidently preparing for a grand coup,
in which not only beef but mutton, lamb,
pork and other staples were to be boosted
up out of reach of all but wealthy con
sumers. This dealer was quoted as say
ing:—
“Watch the great cold storage plants
closely,” said he today, “and note the
vast quantities of eggs, butter and
poultry being delivered at them at
hours when not too many of the pry
ing public are around. I prophesy that
next winter will witness a revelation
in the way of fancy prices unless the
tactics of the men engaged in the
colossal conspiracy are sidetracked by i
the Federal Government.”
The "Journal” printed the above yester
day, and yet It is not open to doubt that’
tomorrow it will fight as bitterly as ever
against Congressman McDermott’s Re
posal to smash the corner by placing all
meats on the free list.
The ’‘Journal" does not stand up for
the Republlco-Beef Trust out of Ignorance
or misunderstanding. Its own news col
umns prove this. It Is on the side of the
monopoly because, like all other represen
tative Republican agencies, it holds the
welfare of the people in absolute dis
regard.
The public be damned is its motto.
Etpsblioui Cheap John Building
Schemes.
The Republican party Is identifying it
self with two Cheap John building plans
for this city, which the people ought to
* fight against with all their vigor. It ap
pears that Congress is likely to pass a bill
to add a wing to thO present Post G.tlce,
and there is reason to fear that the
Eoard of Finance will Inflict a sort of liv
ery staule structure on the city under
the guise of a public bath house, for the
sake of giving Mayor Fagan’s advertising
plan at least a semblance of realization.
One of these schemes Is exactly as ..ad
as the other. It Is far more wicked on the
part of Congress to erect a new wing to
our Post Office than to do nothing at ail.
If we get nothing this year, we may get a
new building next year. If we have a
wing built this year, we shall probably
have to wait for a new building at least
a decade. The proposal to throw us back
in this fashion Is simply atrocious.
To build a bath, as Mr. Rowland's plans
propose, of plain appearance, entirely
with common brick is a crime against
the progress of the city. Such a building
constructed of common brick would be
apt to be unsanitary. No up-to-date city
would think of using such a material for
a bath. It is the sure way to promote
skin and eye and other germ diseases.
Besides, this city needs beautifying. It
needs beautifying more than It needs
baths. The man who would put up an
ugly public building ought to be deported
to Secaucus and planted in the swamp. It
would only cost a few thousand dollars
more to put up a sanitary and ornamen
tal structure such as New York is plan
ning to erect. Let us have ths right
thing or nothing.
Tha “ltwr." Kall.r Again in Evl
Itn**.
Somebody has dragged the “Rev.” Kel
ler oat of oblivion again to tell us that
his sight Is improved and that he has
been celebrating the anniversary of his
ordination.
-What all decen t men would like' to
know about this man is when he pro
poses to take some steps ,to vindicate
himself from the charge of rape which
Mrs, Barker makes against him, and
which he has never answered in any
way. If he is innocent, how can he bear
to live under this accusation without
even trying to refute it.
iBy the way, is it not time the Court
of Pardons took cognizance of the case
of Thomas G. Barker, that most cruelly
victimized of all living men?
Boiler Compound Price*.
The argftmc-nt of .Fifiance Commissioner
Abernethy- regarding the bill" of F. Patt
foerg & Co. for boiler compound furnished
the city is neither very square nor very
convincing. The company asked 76 cents
a gallon from the city. Mr. Abernethy
says the United States Government pays
only- CO cents. But‘as the government
probably uses a thousand gallons a year
for one used by the city, the argument
hardly bold* good.
How many gallons do we use a year,
and what is the amount of the proposed
saving of IS cents a gallon?
The Faith Coro Miscreant*.
The Board of Health should prosecute
the Faith Cure miscreants who have been
imperilling the entire city to the utmost
limit of the laiw. -Hanging Is too good
for people who thus recklessly imperil
life.
HERR BIBLE CLASS
Enjoyable Entertainmant Prepare
by the Musical Committee.
A social meeting of the Herr Bible Class
of the First Presbyterian Church was
held last night, under the auspices of
the Music Committee. About fifty mem
bers were present, all of whom were de •
lighted with the beautiful programme
rendered.
Mr. Gustav L. Becker of riasbroyick In
stitute, whose reputation as an artist en
sures a fine performance, played "Des
Albends, Op. 12 No. 1," Schumann;
"Rhapsodic, Op. 79, No. 2,” Brahms, and
"Balladd, No. 2, F Major," Chopin. In
these there were observable finished
technique and scholarly interpretation.
Above all. however, the listeners were
charmed by the sympathetic qualities of
the playing. Mr. Becker expresses the
sentiment of the compose]- as tew artists
out of the very first rank do.
“Let Me Hear Thy Voice.” by Millard,
was beautifully sung by Mr. C. A. Kreig,
tenor.. He gave also with equal.offer-.
Coiyn's "Persian Serenade" and Dresser's
"A Lone Grave.”
Baritone solos by Mr. H. T. Burleigh
weie fine features of the concert. The.
included "My Song is of the Sturdy
North,” and "All the World Awakens To
day," by Edward German; "The Shade of
the Palm," from "Florodora," and plan
tation songs.
Everybody voted the evening a perfect
success.
YOUNG LADIES’ CIRCLE
Plaasant Social Afternoon at Mrs.
Walker's Yesterday.
The Young Ladies’ Mission Circle of the
First Presbyterian Church met yesterday
with Mrs. John A. Walker of No. 260
Montgomery street, and passed a very de
lightful social hour. There were about fif
teen of the members present. Miss Cia- a
Wilkinson presided and there was a pleas
ing programme on India.
The paper of the day- was read by Mrs.
Elmer Brand, the guest of honor, and
was a comprehensive sketch of India and
Indian customs, all boiled down to a
twenty minute talk.
Members of the society also gave short
readings from magazines on the subject
of the day- and, the afternoon concluded
with a tea. The final meeting of the sea
son will be held the third Thursday in
June.
TUESDAY EVENING EUCHRE.
Entertained Wednoiday Night by
Mrs. Wilkinson.
Mrs. George Wilkinson, of Bergen, en
tertained the Tuesday Evening Euchre
Club at her home on Bergen avenue.
There was the usual good attendance of
members and a large number of guests.
Club prizes were won by Mrs. Howard
Bumsted, Mrs. James Thrbckmorton, Mr.
Elias Sisson, Jr., and guest prizes were
■Svon by Mrs. Thomas Williams and Mr.
George Howard Reed.
The usual social with refreshments fol
low'ed the game, and it was decided Ur
meet again on Wednesday next at the
home of Mrs. Hotchkiss.
JERSEY CITY WOMAN’S WHIST
Top Score Made by Mrs. "Whittier
snd Mrs. Reed Yesterday.
The Jersey City Woman’s Whis* Club
held its usual game in the tournament
for the prize offered by the club president,
Mrs. George Howard Reed. Top score
was made by Mrs. Whittier and Mrs.
George Howard Reed, with Mrs. Wiiiiam
Mattocks and Mrs. Hurry Nichols, Mrs.
G. V. H. Brinkerhoff and Mrs. E. M. John
son, Mrs. David Bumsted and Mrs. James
Watson.
There are three more games in the tour
nament, which will be played off during
the next three Thursdays and will con
clude the season.
NEW CHURCH BEGUN
Work on tho English Lutheran o
Our Savior to ho Pushed.
Work was begun yesterday on the pro
posed new English Lutheran Church of
Our Savior on Bergen avenue and Atlan
tic street, for which ground was broken
last Sunday with appropriate services.
The trees were removed from the site
and the excavating begun. All the stone
for the foundation is on hand. The cor
nerstone will be laid about June 1.
J. C CLUB GOVERNORS
The Board of Governors of the Jersey
City Club met last night and passed on
several applications for members.
The committee is arranging for the an
nual dinner to be held on May 17. Several
prominent speakers will be on hand,
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LIVELY CONTEST
Death of Congressman Sal
mon Has Stirred Things
Dp in the Fourth
District.
SPECIAL ELECTION SOON
Already the Candidates for
Nomination On Both
Sides Are Getting
to Work.
(Special to “The Jersey City News.”)
TRENTON. May 9, 1902.—Governor Mur
phy has decided that under the law it
Will be his duty to order a special elec
tioh to fill the vacancy in the New Jersey
delegation in Congres caused by the j
death of Congressman Joshua S. Salmon,
of the Fourth District..
The Governor was at first disposed to
let the matter lie over, believing it would ,
be needless to till the vacancy until the
regular election In the fall.
Had such a course been pursued it
would have resulted in several complica
tions. as the new district lines' will then
go into effect, but apart from this it has
been discovered that the Federal law
makes it imperative for a Governor to
call an election forthwith in the event of
the death of a Congressman more than
two months before the expiration of his
term.
There was also some doubt as to
whether In the event of an election be
ing called the new Congressman should
be chosen from the present Fourth Dis
trict, consisting of Sussex, Warren, Hun
terdon qnd Morris Counties, or from a
new district formed by the reapportion
ment which is about to go into effect.
This question, however, was readily dis
posed of in favor of the election from
the present district. To do otherwise
would be a practical impossibility, inas
much as the election will be to till an
ur.expired term, while by the redistrict
ing the four Counties in the Fourth Dis
trict will be divided among three of the
Governor Murphy yesterday asked At
torney Genera] McCarter for an opinion
on the subject, and this will be submitted
to the Governor today, although there iS
no doubt among lawyers who have con
sidered the matter as to what the opinion
will be.
It being taken tor granted therefore
that the election will be held at an early
date and that the representative will be
chosen by the Counties of Sussex, War
ren, Hunterdon and Morris, politicians
have been speculating as to who will ije
the candidates. The district mentioned is
so certainly Democratic that almost the
entire Interest centres in the nominee of
that party whose election is assured in
advance.
Tne man most prominently spoken thus
far is Senator Dewis J. Martin, who has
represented eU3sox county in the Senate
since 1SS8, having one more year to.serve
in that body. Senator Martin has not.an
nounced himself as a candidate, but his
friends are inclined to believe he would
like to round off his political caree- by a
term in Congress.
It is possible on the other hand that
Morris county may lay claim to til? nomi
nation on the ground of that bGng the
home of the Congressman whose unex
plred term is to be filled. In suuh an
event it is possible that former Senator
Elias C. Drake of Morrjs county may be
come a candidate.
Senator Drake was a candidate for the
Democratic nomination against Congress
man Salmon and it is by no means unlike
ly that he may again enter the list.
Thomas Hoagland, of Rockaway, Mor
ns county, has also been suggested as a
possible aspirant for the honor, although
there is as yet no positive ground that he
will seek the place. Mr. Hoaglmd has
been active in the politics of his county
and was at one time a candidate for Sena
tor.
Senator Johnston Cornish of Warren
has been spoken of, but intimate friends
have ventured the opinion that he would
prefer to retain his seat In the State Sen
ate than to return to Congress in which
he has already served.
There is little interest by the Repub
licans in the making of a nomination sure
to be followed by defeat, and, as a conse
quence few possible candidate! are spoken
I of. One name men .l ined is that of Judge
Henry Hunt, of Sussex, who was elevat
ed to the Dench at me tune t-roseeu:or
John L. Swayze beeam" private secretary
to Governor Murpnv, Judge Henry Hus
ton taking his place as prosecutor. It is
not to be suppose! that Judge Hunt
would welcome the nomination and
should he conse.it to run it would only
be on account of political presence which
he would well avoid.
The Fourth district gave Congressman
Salmon a plurality of 1.644 in 1900 and
2.659 in 1S9S. Under the redistricting act
of 1901 Morris and Warren counties will
go into the new Fifth district with Union.
Sussex will be in the Sixth district with
Bergen and Passaic, while Hunterdon will
go Into the new Fourth district with Mer
cer and Somerset.
The Republicans of Mercer are anxious
(hat the election of Congressman Sal
mon’s successor be held at the earliest
date possible and have been not a little
worried at the prospect of its being de
ferred until the regular election In the
fall. The reason for this is obvious.
Should the election be deferred the resi
dents of Hunterdon would be voting for
two Congressmen at the same time, a
condition which would only serve to bring
out the Democratic majority of that
county more strongly than ever and
would lessen the already diminished
chances of Republican success in this uis
trict.
It Is interesting to note that under the
rules of Congress the Congressman select
ed for the unexplred term wrill receive a
full term’s salary amounting to 210.000
Should a Congressman ta.ke his seat and
serve but the opening day of a session he
would receive an entire year’s salary.
LITTLE JOHNNIE FAR FROM HOME
Six-year-old John Doyle, of No. 9 Mont
gomery street, was found wandering sev
eral miles from his home last evening by
Patrolman Fitzsimmons, of the Communi
paw avenue station. The boy was picked
up on West Side avenue. His mother
claimed him late last night.
FELL ON THE CENTRAL’S TRACKS.
James Simons, nineteen years of age.
while crossing the Central Railroad tracks
at Jersey avenue and Johnston avenue,
yesterday. Cel Ion the tracks and dislo
cated his right knee cap. Be was taken
to the City Hospital.
Dr. Lyon’s,
PERFECT
Tooth Powder
Used by people of refinement
xor over a quarter of a century.
THE IDEAL KNIGHT
Hugh De Payen Commandery
Parades and Listens to
an Address.
The members of Hugh De Payen Com
mandery, 'No. 1, Knights Templar, of the
Heights, assembled In their lodge room
and headed by a platoon of mounted
police and a band paraded to the Lafay
ette Methodist Church bn Pacific avenue
last evening, to listen to an address de
livered by the pastor, the Rev. William
Redheffer. There were one hundred and
ninety-two members present. There were
also members of the order from several
out of town lodges. The platform was
decorated with palms and red roses. The
men presented a fine appearance as they
marched into the church.
Pastor Redheffer took for his subject,
"The Knight of the Twelfth Century and
the Knight of the Twentieth Century
Forging *Their Way Toward the Ideal
Knight." The pastor delivered a lengthy
address, describing the history of the or
der. He said among other things:—
"You honor me on this occasion in as
sembling before me and giving me an
opportunity to honor a cause that I be
lieve in. I am in perfect sympathy with
your order, a part of which path I have
travelled. Who can look into the past
of masonry and not be moved? It has
been a source of inspiration, rather Its
history has, as has our church and mis
sions. If your past history can inspire
one whose face has not been turned to
ward It, -what ought it not do for one
who has followed 'It.”
After the address the members filed
Into the chapel where the ladies of the
church served a delightful supper. The
ladles who assisted were:—
'Mis9 Nichol. Mrs. Dames, Mrs. Stevens,
Mrs. Perry. Mrs. Goodwin, Mrs. Hiiller,
Mrs. Nichol, 'Mrs. Godseil. Mrs. Droyer,
Mrs. Boone, Mrs. Reeves, Mrs. Parsons.
Mrs. Frobey, Mrs. Johnson, 'Mrs. Green
wood, Mrs. Connett, Mrs. Foster, Mrs.
Wilson. Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Leonard.
Mrs. Waite. Mrs. Schuyler, Mrs. Red
heffer and Mrs. McIntosh.
TRIBUTE TO MISS COOK
Hudson County Branch of the
State Charities Aid Takes
*
Action On Her Death.
At the regular meeting of the Hudson
County Branch of the State Charities Aid
Association held at No. 1 Newark street,
Hoboken, Monday, the following win
read and adopted:—
On the 17th of February of this present
year this braneh of the State Charitle;
Aid Association met with a most serious
loss in the death of Miss Edith W. Cook,
us honored and faithful secretary . Miss
Cook was a native of this State. She was
born in Bordentown. She came to the
city of Hoboken forty-eight years ago.
During the last twelve years she was
secretary of this branch. Whatever of
good has been done by the branch—as
much good has been done—has been large
ly because of her tact, energy and fidelity.
She was instant In season and out of sea
son in doing good. She graced every sta
tion in iife in which her lot was cast. She
was a loving and dutiful daughter.
She was an affectionate sister: She was
a devoted member of the church of her
convictions and choice. She was a true
child of God. The one word which seems
to describe her is faithfulness. She was
faithful to every trust, to' eVery buty.
She was faithful to the very end. She
was first stricken on the 29th of January
of this year, she lingered until the 17th of
February, when she entered upon that
“rest which remaineth for the people of
God."
Because of her useful life, because of
her devotions to good works for God and
man; because of all she was to this
branch; because of her beantiful life as a
women, it is ordered by a rising vote
that this minute be spread in fuli on the
minutes of this branch, and a copy sen',
to her bereaved family.
WILLIAM R. JENVEY.
RICHARD STEVENS.
CORNELIA CLUB SOCIAL
Miss Bradford Presented With Roses
at Annual Reception.
The Cornelia Club of Whittier House,
composed of about fifty young girls who
have taken the Christian name of the
Headwerker, Miss Bradford, for .heir
club name, held its annual reception in
Whittier House parlors. No. 17i Grand
street, last night. The evening was
sp<nt playing games and dancing, buffet
refreshments being served between
dances. There were about a hundred pres
ent. s
A feature of the evening was the pres
entation of a handsome bouquet of
American Beauty roses to Miss Brad
ford.
The club held Its annual election of
officers a few days ago. when Miss Fair
banks was -made President; Miss ltlis.
Vice President; Miss Eva Brown, Secre
tary, and Miss Blackwood, Treasurer.
This club is the one organization of
Whittier House which, aside from the
Boys' Club, does not discontinue .during
the summer months. In warm weather
it still keeps up the social end through
outings from time to time. The club is
now planning to give a play the early
part of June, under direction of Mrs. E.
W. Hodsden.
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ANOTHER CHURCH IN DANCER
Half of tho FI rat Univarsalist Favors
Closing Its Doors.
The annual meeting of the First Unlver
salist Church at Summit avenut arid Ivy
place, was held last night, hhe various
reports allowed the church to be in a far
belter condition than it was a year ago.
At that time about half of the congrega
tion favored closing She church for gooh
It was finally decided to solicit contribu
tions and enough funds were collected to
run the church another year.
During the year the church has pro
gressed. but much difficulty has boon, ex
perienced In securing a permanent, pastor.
It was decidsd last night to onga»o -a
pastor bsfor* tho summer vasgUop.
MRS. DENISON IN
Eastern Clubs in Women’s
Club Federation Win
the Day.
[ EOS ANGELES. Cal,, .May 9. 1902.-The
j Eastern clubs of the National Federation
; of Women’s Clubs have at last won the
i day in getting in an Eastern president.
Mrs. D. T. *S. Denison, president of
Sorosis and ex-vice president of the Na
tional Federation, was elected yesterday
by an overwhelming majority. This prob
ably means that the goal for which the
Eastern clubs have fought so long, con
ventions in the East and Easterr^ control
of the Federation, will be realized. It is
probable that New York will witness that
wonderful gathering of club wcmen,
known as the Federation, within her own
boundaries two years hence.
As was expected, the partisans of Mrs.
Piatt-Decker of Denver, were out in
great force. They, nominated her for
president from the floor and her name
was chalked up on the blackboard along
side that of Mrs. Denison.
Mrs. Decker demanded that the Presi
dent remove it. After considerable warm
argument Mrs. Lowe ordered a line
drawn through Mr.®. Decker’s name, but
this didn't seem to dampen the enthu
siasm of her followers*, and they began
electioneering for her.
The ballot respited in the election of
Mrs. Denison by 067 votes to 253 votes for
Mrs. Decker. The complete ticket is as
follows:—President, Mrs. D. T. S„ Deni
son, New York; First Vice President,
•Mr?. Robert J. Burdette, California; Sec
ond Vice President, Mrs. Emma A. Fox,
Michigan; Recording Secretary, Mrs. W. i
T. Coad. South Dakota; Corresponding j
Secretary, Miss Louise Pappenhe m. South
Carolina; Treasurer, Mrs. Van Vechten,
Iowa; Auditor, Mrs. George H. Noyes,
Wisconsin. Directors—Mrs. Anna D.
West, Massachusetts; Mrs. J. E. Terrill,
Texas; Mrs. J. Humphrey, Kansas; Mrs.
L. H. Williamson, Minnesota; Mrs. Win.'
Eliicott, Maryland; Mrs. W. W\ Boyd,
Missouri; Mrs. W. A. Neldon, Utah.
Mrs. Coonloy-Ward on behalf of the
Illinois delegation offered a resolution
that for the next tw’o years the Federation
devote itself to the initiation, maintenance
and improvement of child labor laws, and
it was carried. __
BAPTISTS MEET.
Second Day’s Proceedings of
the North Jersey Associ
ation at Bioomingdale.
(Special to “The Jersey City News.’')
BLOOMING-DALE, May 9, 1902—“The
Church and Its Benevolence” was the
theme of the Rev. R. J. Holmes yester
day at the opening of the second day of
the sixty-ninth meeting of the North Jer
sey Baptist Association.
The election resulted as follows:—
For moderator. Rev. William L. War
dell, of New Durham; clerk. Rev. William.
A. May, of New York; associate clerk,
Rev. C. W. F. Attlee, of Ridgefield Park;
treasurer, E. R. F. Saunders, of Ruther
ford,
The committee on application of
churches reported that the People's Bap
tist Church of Bayonne had made appli
cation for membership in the Association,
and that their request was favorably re
ported upon and the church was received
into membership. The report of the treas
urer showed a prosperous state of affairs.
The new moderator, Rev. William L.
Wardell, announced the following- com
mittees for the ensuing year:—
On Obituaries—R. F. McMichael, chair
man; W. L. Wardell.
Resolutions—Charles P. MacGregor,
chairman; W. W. Pratt.
Application of Churches—A. S. Thomp
son, William Pappenhausen.
Minutes of Corresponding Bodies—Wil
liam A. May.
Auditing Treasurer’s Report—James E.
Church, G. H. Demurest, W. L. McCue.
Digest of Letters—William A. May,
Ezra T. Sandford, R. H. Rollins.
Committee of Arrangements—Edward E.
Ball, A. A. De Larme, William A. Faux,
James Bristow and William A. May.
Nominating Board of Managers—James
Bristow, E. T. Sandford and William M.
Faux.
Enrolment Committee—Charles H. Ran
nells and iFt. F. McMichael.
Place and Preachers for 1903 Meeting
Rev. A. S. Thompson, W. W. Pratt and
A. A. De Larme.
Yesterday's session, prior to final ad
journment, was taken up with business
items, reports of cofcimittees, special
presentations, the women's hour, brief
devotional exercises, doctrinal sermon by
Rev. W. L. Wardell, organization of the
new Board of Managers, services con
ducted by Rev. Ezra T. Sandford, theme,
“The Chdrcta Witnessing”; conference
and testimony service, led by Rev. W. W.
Case, theme, “The Need of the Holy
Spirit."
NEWARK BAY BIVALVES.
Special Commission Goes Over North
Jersey Oyster Bede.
Newark Bay oysters occupied the at
tention yesterday of the special Commis
sion, headed by Assemblyman George \V.
I?jlman, to investigate the conditions ex
isting in the oyster industry of the State.
A cruise through the Kill von KuJ.,
Staten Island ground. Newark Bay and
Lower New York Bay was the pro
gramme carried out by the Commission
ers. En route the Commissioners absorb
ed a vast amount of information concern
ing the shellfish of these waters. For
mer Mayor Hatch of Camden was the
only member of the Commission who did
not take part in the trip.
The Commissioners embarked on a
launch at Bayonne.
Next Ffiday the Commissioners are to
go to Tuckerton to examine' conditions in
Barnegat Bay, and the week following a
trip will be made to Connecticut, when
an exhaustive inquiry will be made into
the methods which in a few years have
placed that State foremost among ti.e
oyster producing sections of the country.
RUN DOWN BY A TROLLEY.
:.h *10" -
, WUHiW> Weing, thirty-five years of age.
Of Erie street, while crossing Mon
mouth and Montgomery streets yesterday
afternoon, was struck by a westbound
trolley oar of the Montgomery street line
and injured about the body. He was re
moved to hfs home in the patrol wagon.
BACK FROM CUBA. '
Edward Murphy, president of the Sec
ond Ward Democratic Club, who has been
in Cuba during the past three months
working, on * contract, returned to this
city yeaterday.
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CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL.
83 Four’ll Avwn". NVw_York_CUT
DEEP WAITED.
. FEMALE.
Taylor’s Scho'ol Dresscutting
Branch from New York City, will open
nt 140 Newark avenue. Jersey City.
Great reduction this week to all. Investi
gate the Taylor’s system, A perfect:St
ting sleeve pattern free. Apprentices
wanted. Trial lessons free, day or even
ing. Tavlor’s. 140 Newark avenue.
WANTED._
WANTED FOR T7. 3. ARMT—ABLE BODIED,
unmarried men between ages of 21 and 35;
citizens of United States, of good character
and temperate habits, who cab speak, -read
and write English. For Information apnly to
Recruiting Officer, 47 Montgomery 3t.. N. J.
WANTED—GIRLS, CAN MAKE 37 TO 310
per week in short time. 104 First street,
Jersey City, N. J. _
WANTED—A YOUNG MAN ABOUT 17
for general office work; one who can
operate typewriter. Address Typewriter.
News Office. _
~ag1*nts wa need._
AGENTS WANTED — AMERICAN
Chemical Fire Extinguisher; most ef
fective extinguisher on the market. Ad
dress Alex. H. Sutton. General Agent for
New Jersey. 567 Broad street, Newark._
II ELP~ FUR NTS HER:
SOUTHERN COLORED HELP FUR
nis*hed, cooks, maids, fete. W. M. Mar
tin & Co., Richmond, Va. _
MEETINGS 1
INTERNATIONAL'SILEX' COMPANT
A stockholders meeting will be held at
the offices of the Company, at No. lo Ex
change place, Jersey City. N. J., on May
2« 1902. at 3 o’clock P. M.
The meeting is called pursuant to a
resolution of the Board of D.rectors
which resolution states that It is deemed
advisable and most for the benefit of the
corporation that it should be dissolved.
This meeting of the stockho.ders is
called for the purpose of taking action
upon the resolutions so adopted by the
Board of Directors. r richardson_
President.
Attest— ROBERT COLEMAN.
Attes _Sec.
IN CHANCERY OF NEW JERSEY.
To Harris Englesberg and Rosa Englesberg.
By virtue of an order of the Court of
Chancery of New Jersey, made on the day of
the date hereof, in a cause where.n Jonn
Means and James A. Gordon, executqr* and
trustees under the last will and testament of
William Moore, deceased, art complainants,
and you and others are defendants, you are
required to appear, plead, answer or oenuir
to the bill of said complainants on nr before
the tenth day of May next, or the said bill
will be- taken as confessed against you.
The said hill Is died to foreclose a mortgage
riven by vou and wife to Bald complainan.s,
dated October twent;'-ftrst, nineteen hundred
and one. on lands tn the City of Bayonne; and
you Harris Englesberg are made defendant be
cause yoa own said lands or some part thereof,
and you Rosa Englesberg are made defendant
heoaiAe you are the wife of Harris Kngles
berr the owner of said lands, and by virtue
thereof claim to -have a right of dower or
— other ‘"‘"'^^ToSSoN.
Solicitor,
St6 Newark avoriuo. .Torwy City, N. S.
notice" 't5~credit6rs~estai’E of
William J. Montgomery, deceased; Sarah
Montgomery, executrix of William J. Mom
■ornery, deceased; by order of the Deputy
surrogate of Hudsen County, dated November
U 1301, hereby gives netice to the creditor#
of eald decedent t* bring In Ihelr debte, de
mands and claim* against the eetate of eald
decedent, dader oath « affirmation, within
nine month* from the date of, mid ordgr. or
they will be forever barred of any notion
tblrefor U“»«‘ ottd oatoutrtg.
’cost , W W r,/ ',:.c -
LEGAL NOTICES. _
TO GEORGE E. WATSON, EMELIE WAT
j son, his wife; William H. Turner, assignee
foi; the benefit of creditors of George E.
Watson; John H. Watson .Louis Sch'esse!,
The Crocker Wheeler Electric Company,
William E. TeiTt. F. Griswold Tefft, George
C. Clark, John N. Beach and Mortimer D.
Bogue, partners trading as Tefft, Weller &
Company; Nathaniel A. Bolton. Edward
Rappert. Joseph Wild and John Cartledge.
partners, trading as Joseph Wlid & Com
pany; The H. B. Cluflin Company and The '
First National Bank of Jersey City. ,
| You are hereby notified that at a public sale
made by the City Collector of Jersey City, on
| the 8th day ofX>ctober, 1895. The Mayor and
! Aldermen of Jersey City purchased for the
sum of three hundred dollars and thirty-four
! cents ALL the land and real estate situate In
J Jersey City, in the County of Hudson and
i State of New Jersey, fronting on Wilkinson
1 avenue, which is laia dowir and designated a3
! lots 7 and 8, In block number 1479, upon an
1 assessment map annexed to a report number
•■95, made by the “Commissioners of Adjust
ment” appointed in and for said City by the
Circuit Court of the County of Hudson, a
certified copy of which report and map was
filed in the office of the City Collector of
Jersey City, on the 3d day of January. 1S94.
said report and map and said sale being made
pursuant to the provisions of an act of the
Legislature of New Jersey, passed March 30th,
1886. entitles:—
“An Act concerning the settlement and coMee- ;
tion of arrearages of unpaid taxes, assess
ments and water rates or water rents in
cities of this State, and imposing and levy- :
ing a tax. assessment and lien in lieu and
instead of such arrearages, and to enforce
the pavment thereof, and 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
acts, before the expiration of six months from
and after the service hereof, a deed for the
same will be given conveying to The Mayor
and Aldermen of Jersey City the fee simple
of said land and real estate according to the
provisions of the said act.
Dated Jersey City. N. J.. April 4, 1902.
THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF JERSEY
CITY.
M. M. FAGAN,
(Seal > Mayor.
Attest:- M. J. O’DONNELL.
City Clerk. I
_(Sale_No. _ ;
’ REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE :
Hudson County National Bank, at Jersey ]
City, in the State of New Jersey, at the close ]
of business, April 30. 1902:—
RESOURCES. 1
; Loans and discounts .$1,460,93? 29
i Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.. 69 45 ]
j U. S. Bonds to secure circulation— 100,000 00
1 Stocks, securities, etc. 638,531 S8 1
Banking house, furniture and fix
tures .£. 126,350 00 1
Due frqm National Banks (not re
serve agent*). 58.498 45 (
j Due from State Banks and Bankers 34,583 16 (
| Due from approved reserve agents... 227,175 01
; Internal Revenue stamps . _
j Checks and other eash Items. 59.922 73
Notes of other National Banks. 35,934 00
Fractional paper currency, nickels £
I and cents . 1,216
j Lawful money reserve in bank, viz.:
Specie .»lMg» *
1 Legal tender notes. 13,208 00 a
- 127.320 30
Redemption fund with U. S. Treas
urer (6 per cent, of circulation).... 6.000 00
Total....,-...*2,865,558 54
LIABILITIES.
Chpltal stock paid In. *sm'oob na
Surplus fund . SOO.OW 00
, Undivided profits, less expenses and
, taxes paid ... !!
' National Bank notes outstanding.... 100.000 00
Due to other National i
i Banks . 837,280 51 S
Due to State Banks and
Bankers . ™
Due to Trust Companies
and Savings Banks. 3..481 80
Dividends unpaid . uu
1 Individual deposits sub
; Ject to check . 1,730.736 .3
: Demand certificates of de- t
nosit . 300 OS f
Certified checks . 18,439 10
Cashier’s checks outstand- j
in, . 737 50 a
lng . 1,390,454 21 c
i, 3
I Total .*2.855.858 *4 t
State of New Jersey, County of Hudson, so. <
I N J H. Edge. Cashier of the above- c
named bank, do solemnly swear that the above s
statement is true to the best of my knowledge c
and' belief. H N j H, EDGE, t
Cashier.
| Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7th ,
j day of May. 1902. g^^ draytON. J
Notary Public. c
Correct—Attest^- ^ McGii.L, J
. CORNELIUS ZABRI9KIE, c
DAVID R. DALY. a
Directors. j
! notice TO CREDITORS - ESTATE OF ‘
1 JOHN HELBIG, deceased; Louisa Helbig,
i administratrix o£ John Melblg, deceased, oy
order of the Deputy Surrogate of Hudson
County, dated October 13th. 1901, hereby rve«
notice to the creditors of said decedent to ,
ortatg In fhelr debts, demands and claims
against the estate of said decedent, under cith
or affirmation, within nine months from the '
. date of said order, or they Will be forever '
| SSL&& “ll“ u,£3&a‘*3S£*&‘* !
'----- |
j BANK STATEMENTS.
EFFORT OF THE CONDITION OF TH0
First National Rank of Jersey City, in th9
State of New Jersey, at the close of business,
April 30, 1902:
RESOURCES.
Loans and discounts . 84.832,544 69
Overdraft*, secured and unsecured. l.&2'» 68
V. S. Bonds to secufre circulation . 400,000*09
U. S. Bonds to secure deposits 450.000*9 <
Stocks, securities, etc. 6.907 99
Due from approved reserve agent*. 2,708,94« 65
Due from other National Banks.... 529.794 91
Due from State Bank? and Banker* 39.904 71
Banking house, furniture and fix
tures . 236,444 58
Other real estate and mortgages
I owned 16,504 09
Checks and other cash items. 590,914 33 1
Bills of other bank*. 2.40*.* 09
Fractional paper currency, nickels
and cents . 1,258 29 :
Specie . 300.899 20
I*eg&ls tender notes .. 212.085 09
Redemption fund with U. S. Treas
urer (5 per cent., of circulation20.000 99
Total .$10,382,519 IS
LIABILITIES.
Capital stock paid In. $400,000 on
Surplus fund . 500.000 09 i
! Undivided profits . 484.989 29 \
1 National Bank notes outstanding... 377.25-; 00
Dividends unpaid . 4,462 30
. Individual deposits subject
to check .$6,426,952 91
Demand certificates of
deposit . 256 00
Certified checks . 185,73$ Iff
Cashier's checks out
standing . 27.338 61
United States deposits.. 459,000 09 . j
Due to other National
| Banka . 180,042 93
, Due to State Banks and
bankers . 19,488 48
Due to Trust Companies
and Savings Banka— 1,325,952 51
- 8,615,867 54
Total .810.3S2.519 it j
; State of New Jersey, County of Hudson, *s. 4
I. G. W. Conklin, Cashier of the above-named
bank, do solemnly swear that the above state-,
ment Is true to the best of my knowledge and
belief.
G. W. CONKLIN.
* » Cashier. *
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7th
day of May. 1902.
F. L. HOUGHTALING.
Notary Public of New Jersey.
Correct—Attest :—
E. F. C. YOUNG,
J. D. BEDLE,
GEO. T. SMITH.
Director*.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
Third National Bank at Jersey City, in the
Hate of New Jersey, at the close of business,
tpril 30th. 1902:—
RESOURCES.
■joan and discounts . 3988.351 55
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.. 1,85* 93
S. Bonds to secure circulation— 200.00*) 90
Hocks, securities, etc.222.065 57
Banking house, furniture and fix
tures . 49.000 00
Bther real estate owned . 40,515 7*
Due from National Banks (not re
serve agents) . 77,693 48
Due from State Banks and bankers 20,790 24
Due from approved reserve agents.. 403.W4 40
Checks and other cash items. 53.322 75
Motcs of other National Banks. 4,640 00
fractional paper currency, nickels
and cents . 1.746 99
Lawful money reserve In bank, vix:
Specie .369.587 00
Legal tender note#.51,165 00
- 120,642 00
Redemption fund with 17. S. Treas
urer (5 per cent, of circulation)— 10.000 00
Due from U. S. Treasurer, other
than 5 per cent, redemption fund 4.300 00
Total .|2,198,859 75
LIABILITIES.
Capital stock paid in. 3200.000 00
Surplus fund . 180,000 00
Undivided profits, less expenses and
taxe# paid . J2’S 2
National Bank notes outstanding— 200,000 00
Due to other National
Banks .3 1.225 06
Due to Trust Companies
and Savings Banks .... 397,152 73
Due to approved reserve
agents . 18.217 61
Dividends unpaid . 6.030 00
individual deposits sub
ject to check . L102,592 43
Demand certificates of de
posit . 5,000 00
Certified checks . 6,904 37
Cashier’s checks outstand
ing . 9,012 54
- 1,546,293 74
Reserve for taxes ... 3.900 06
Total .32,198.859 75
Hate of New Jersey, County of Hudson, as:
l. Jno. F. Rich, Cashier of the above-named
tank, do solemnly swear that the above state
nent is true to the best of my knowledge ana
relief.
JNO. F. RICH.
Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before ifce this 7:h
lay of May, 1902.
HENRY T. NUGENT
Notary Public.
Correct.-Attest:—
R. S. ROSS.
O. H. PERRY.
F. J. MATHEWS.
Directors.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
Second National Bank of Jersey City, in the §
Hate of New Jersey, at the close of business, f
tpril 30. 1902:— '
RESOURCES. S
>oans and discounts .11.368.911 31
>verdraft3, secured and unsecured.. 10.221 96
J. S. Bonds to secure circulation.. 63. GW 00
^emiums on U. S. Bonds. 5,679 00
Hocks, securities, etc. 66,725 00
tanking house, furniture and fix
tures . 70.000 M
)ther real estate owned. 17.938 09
>ue from National Banks (not Re
serve Agents}. 112.735 23
>ue from State Banks and Bankers 4.843 4o
>ue from approved Reserve Agents 448.282 SO
ntemal Revenue stamps .
'hecks and other cash items. 46,291 12
■Totes of other National Banks. 3,200 0.
factional paper currency, nickels
and cents . 7*9 )4
.Awful money reserve in bank, viz.:
Specie .373.337 45
Legal tender notes . 9.570 (H) g^-45
Redemption fund with TT. S. Treas
urer (5 per cent, of circulation)— 3,140 0®
Total .. .
LIABILITIES.
Capital stock paid in. .9&>
Surplus fund . 250.OOO #
’ndivided profits, less expenses and _
taxes paid.. 54-*88
fationai Bank notes outstanding .. „
Mvidends unpaid . 1 <—O0
)ue to other National
Banks .3 16.610 59
h:e to State Banks and
Bankers . tO 00
>ue to Trust Companies
and Savings Banks. 57,342 28
ndividual deposits sub
ject to check . 1,245.149 IS
Jemand certificates of de
posit 3.525 00
‘ertifled cneeka . 52.271 53
ashler's checks outstand
ing . 15.272 06
8 -1,390,250 S3
Total .A.$1,998,772 58
tate of New Jersey. County of Hudson. ss.
I, James G. Hasking. Cashier of the above
amed bank, do solemnly swear that the above
tatement is true to the best of my knowledge
nd belief.
J. G. HASKING.
Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this Ttl
ay of May, 1902.
HENRY TRAPHAGEX,
Notary Public, X. I.
Correct—Attest
W. HOG ENCAMP.
CHAS. W. ALLEN,
GEO. R. H1LLIER.
Director*.
TATE OF NSW JERSEY-DEPARTMENT
OF STATE.
CERTIFICATE OF DISSOLUTION.
o all to whom these presents may coma.
Greeting:
Whereas, It appears to my satisfaction, by
uly authenticated record of the proceeding*
ir the voluntary dissolution thereof by m*
nanimous consent of all the stockholders^ de>
os:ted in my office, that the Patent vvatet
nd Gas Pipe Company, a corporation of this
tate. whose principal office is situated at Ns.
>2 Henderson street, in the city of Jersey
ity. County of Hudson. State of New
Clarence Stephens being agent therein and m
harge thereof, upon whom process may as
srved), has complied with the requirements
f “An Act concerning corporations (Revision
f . IS9€)V ’ preliminary to the Issuing of tins
ertifleate of dissolution.
Now. therefore, I, S. D. Dickinson, Secretary
f Stats of the State of New Jersey, do hereby
erttfy that the said corporation did on tM
turd day of May. 1902. file in my office a duly
xecuted and attested consent in writing to
he dissolution of said corporation executed
v all the stockholders thereof, which
onaenUttrtd the record of the proceedings
foresail are now on file in my said sfnee as
rovided by law-. .
In testimony whereof, I have here
to set my hand and affixed my otnc.aJ
Sea1.) seal, at Trenton, this third day •«
Mar. A. D. one thoasand nine hun
dred and two.
S. D. DICKINSON,
Secretary of State.
R EDITORS OF HI GH DUGAN, DECEASE!*
are, by order of the Surrogate of Buds**
ouftty, dated February S, If®, upoti appiica*
on of the subscriber, no lifted to bridg »*
heir debts, demands and claim* against U»
iui« within *!*• months frw* a*ove dat*. , 4

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