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ONE CENT ONE CENT U31 ED1TIO*. LAST EDITION. f ==wr"-jtiraorio«r:==== PRICE ONE centT" ■— " " . ———-————— .. ——————■——— \ _ No Saloon to Compete With the Commish Mowed on Upper Newark Avenue. GROVE TO ERIE STREET No Explanation Forthcoming as to Why Mrs. Sanford Was Refused a License. POLICE SPEAK WELL OF HER No Charges Made Against the Bijou and Reputable Men Frequent It—It Is Oppo site O’Brien’s. No satisfactory reason has yet been advanced by Excise Commissioner John O’Brien and his colleagues to explain why they voted to refuse a renewal of a license held for some years by Mrs. Elizabeth S. Sanford to conduct a saloon known as “The Bijou” at the corner of Erie street and Newark avenue, directly across the street from Commissioner O'Brien’s saloon on the corner of New ark avenue and Barrow street. The Bijou has one of the best fitted up barrooms in town. The saloon ex tends from Newark avenue to Bay street, and lias long been well patronized. In fact it has been so well patronized that Mr. O’Brien, it is said, has wished more than once that he could change corners with Mrs. Sanford. Inasmuch as Mrs. Sanford’s license lias been taken away from her, she is practically out of business and a danger ous rival has been removed from the Ex cise Commissioner’s immediate neighbor hood. She still keeps the place open and sells only soft stuff and cigars over the bar and dispenses ice cream and serves meals at tables in the Bay street side. But men who want to drink have a liking for stronger decoctions than she can traffic in and and they invariably make a bee line across the street to O’Brien’s licensed saloon when told by Mi's. San ford that they will have to seek else where for beer and spiritous liquors. A MONOPOLIST. O’Brien's place is the only saloon now wor^jjKon Newark avenue from Grove street to the west side of the Bijou Theatre. "I haven’t the slightest idea why the Excise Board took my license away,” said Mrs. Sanford to a “Jersey City News” reporter last night. “I have al ways conducted a respectable place and my patrons have never given the police or neighbors any trouble. No patrol wagon has ever backed up to this door here while I have been in charge and no other saloon in town has a better or more orderly set of customers. “You can stand on Newark avenue and look clear through the barroom to Barrow street. “The Excise Board has refused me a license and won’t give me a hearing nor tell what particular grievance it has against me. “I invested ?11,000 of my own money in fitting up this place. Now I am to he placed in a position where I may lose everything. Is this fair or just? “I am the mother of eight children and have been in the liquor business since I was a girl. My mother ran a saloon be f<>i ne. I am not afraid to compete with any man in the business and am entitled to a fair show. “Many of my customers are prominent business men on the avenue who cannot understand why , the Excise Board has treated me so. They are willing to go to the front for me. backed up by the knowledge that the police all say that I ha4x‘ always kept a quiet and orderly sa loon. The Board, however, will not listen to them. NIGGER IN THE WOODPILE. “It is common talk among my patrons that the nigger in the wood pile is the fact that Commissioner O’Brien used his influence with the other members of the Board in turning down my application for a license because he didn't want me doing business across the street from his store. He thinks he will sell more stuff if he doesn’t have me for a rival. “I never cheated the city out of a cent and have always had one of the most respectable saloons in town. Why I should be treated in this fashion I am unable to say, but my rriends are doing a lot of guessing.” POLICE SAY IT IS ALL RIGHT. “No complaint has ever been received in this office respecting the character of that saloon,” said Chief of Police Mur phy this morning. “I have never heard anything against the place,” said Police Captain John F. Kelly. HOSPITALTANCLE New Law Leaves All the Old Ones Unrepealed Queer Legislation. Is the City Hospital 'bill in working stipe? This is a question which will worry Mayor Fagan and his Board of Trustees and will vex the over-worked brains of the city’s legal advisers in the near future. The act was passed at the last ses sion of the Legislature. Its provisions were borrowed from a copy of a proposed bill which had been drawn by Dr. Mc Gill. As a local organ said at the time, “the bill isn’t Dr. McGill’s, but the dif ference is a very slight one.” The “difference” included among other tilings the omission of a clause providing for the repeal of the acts which would conflict with the provisions of the new bill. In other words the law under which the present City Hospital is operated and managed was-not repealed and the city is in a position where it can have two city hospitals. It is not likely that this fact will cause any embarrassment just now with a Re publican Board of Police Commissioners and a Board of Trustees dominated by a Republican Mayor, as the Police Board would not refuse to turn the present hospital management over to the trus tees at the proper time. Bnt there’s n« telling what the future might bring forth with laws on the statute-book providing fer the operation of the City Hospital. Some people have an idea that the Re publican Legislature, who voted to pass it, purposely brought about the existing double hospital muddle believing that there would be need of two such insti tutions at the end of Mayor Fagan’s administration for the accommodation of the great number of Republicans and Fagan Democrats driven ill by the numerous bad breaks made by His Honor. ^ E. M. WATSON, TRUSTEE Mayor Makes the Last Appoint ment to the Hospital Board. Mayor Fagan this morning appointed Edward M. Watson, superintendent of the Jersey City Printing Company, one of the Hospital Trustees. Mr. Watson takes the place of Mr. Benjamin L. Stowe, who declined to act because of business reasons. The new apointment completes the Board. The other trustees are Dr. Gordon K. Dickinson. Dr. John J. Baumann, Albert G. Weissenborn and Mayor Fagan ex officio. They will in all probability be ready to organize tomorow or Saturday. Mr. Watson ran against Edward Hoos for Mayor in 1S90 and was beaten by over 0.000 majority. He resides at Communipaw and Pacific avenues. -* If you are losing appetite, lying awake nights, take Hood’s Sarsaparilla—It’s just the tonic you need. " JOB®® - LETTER HEADS. ^ WHY LOVE LOST Wanser’s Partner Would Not Vote for a Clean Sweep —Board Hangs Fire. The secret of the appointment of James C. Lindsay, Jr., ns a Tax Com missioner to succeed the late Charles H. Dayton, instead of James II. Love, former Mayor P. F. Wanser’s real estate partner, who had been slated for* the position, has leaked out. Mr. Love was told that he could have the place, but it was suggested to him that the positions of clerks in the tax office were needed for Republicans who had to be placed. He was told that he would be expected to vote with Coiuiuis o.onc'' Degnan to turn the Democrats out. Mr. Love, it is said, did not approve of the scheduled plan of chopping off the official heads .of men who were doing rheir work faithfully and well and said that be would not accept an appointment under such conditions. Then the announcement was made by Mayor Fagan flat. Mr. Love was too busy a man to re-enter the Tax Board and Mr. Lindsay, who has aspirations of further political preferment, was ap pointed. The proposed meeting of the Board of Tax Commissioners called for this morn ing was not held as neither Mr. Degnan nor Mr. Lindsay appeared at the office up to noon. President Hoos waited all morning for the gentlemen and left short ly after one twelve o’clock. Mr. Degnan was in the office at one o’clock and said he hoped the Board would get together this afternoon. He would not discuss any plans that may have been formed to run the department, merely saying, as Mayor Fagan has said, that “all would be fair.” The new Commissioner, Sir. Lindsay, when asked by a reporter of “The News” last evening regarding his plans, said tliafhe could say nothing definite as yet. “I will be in a position to say some thing after the Tax Board meets,” he said. _A STRANCE TAX REQUEST Man Wants Payments Trans ferred to Untangle a Legal Mess. Recently Mr. E. J. B. Shea, who owns three brick and three frame houses On Fleet street, sent a messenger to pay the ts^es on the frame houses. A mistake was made and the taxes were paid on the brick houses. Mr. Shea wrote to the Board of Finance asking that the pay ment be transferred, because there was a defect in the title of the brick houses and he proposed to let the city sell them for unpaid taxes and then bid them in to get a good title. The opinion of Corporation Counsel was asked and yesterday he in formed the Finance Board that Shea was really trying to defraud the city and the city had no legal right to comply with Mr. Shea’s request. \ DOCTORS NOT BUSY. City Dispensaries Opened Last Night Treated a Score of People, About twnty people m an pairouizeu tho tire I-Vee'City Dispensaries which opened last night. The doctors assigned to tin; various unices had a loafing two hours and a half, the average proportion of the applicants being four to each physician. The applicants, principally women, stated their complaints, a prescription was written by the doctor and filled up by tho druggist. The ailments were all of a minor kind, colds, etc. At Elmer Mount's store. No. 200 Washington street. Dr. B. S. Poliak attended four patients, one of whom said she didn’t know what was the mat ter with her, and wouldn’t the doctor give her something for it? b Tli ere were only four patients yester day to solicit aid from the dispensary located in the Newman Mission on John ston avenue. , Dr. J. Morgan Jones was on hand to give advice. One patient was suffering from an inflamed eye caused by a cold. The other three were patients who complained of rheumatism, lumbago and liver trouble. All were treated and given prescriptions which were filled at the store of J. J. Brn, No. 537 Grand street. Dr. Jones said this morning that he expects more patients today and that the few yesterday was due to the fact that the needy ones are, not aware of the location of the dispensary. At William J. Cadmus’s drug store, Newark avenue and Colei street, three applications for treatment!w'ere made. At John C. Gallagher's, Grove and Fourteenth streets, there were three ap plications. There were six patients to be treated by Dr. Norman L. Rowe at Charles Zoelier’s drug store at No. 458 Central avenue, -«-— TRAIN BfeEAKSJ; MAN’S ARM John Martin, sixty years old, of New Durham, was struck this morning by an eastbound passenger trnin on the New York, Susquehnnn and Western Railroad at that place. His left arm was broken. He was removed to tit. JTtancis’s Hos pital, tSto city. LOSEL ON ,. O’BRIEN He Says No Woman Ever Gave Him the Key to Reach the Water Meter* THE “BOSS” HAD IT / Trouble Always in Reading the Register; But He Meant Business. Water Assessor Losel denies the right to anyone, even Excise Commissioner John O'BBrien, to say that when he calied at the Commissioner’s saloon, No. 084 Grand street, to read the water me-: ters, the key was given to him by a woman. “Every time I went to read the meter in O’Brien’s place. I had trouble getting the key,” said Assessor Lose! to a re porter for “The News” last night. “When I did get it it was handed to me by either the bartender or a bootblack.” “I read to-night that O’Brien says a woman named Mrs. Begeus told him she gave the key to a man resembling me. No woman ever gave me a key. Why, ever; time I went to the place I was told the “Boss” had the key. This infor mation obliged me to go away and X had to call three or four times. “That was the case on April 2 when t read the meter and it registered 137,500 cubic feet. I read the meter again on July 2, when I discovered that it had been registering backwards instead of forwards and that somebody had tam pered with it. It read this time 38,200 cubic feet. When I, called for the key to the meter box on July 2 it made the fourth time I had tried to get it. : ;* “Each time previous I was told the ‘boss’ had it. I went down in the cel lar, however, and it was tin, bartender. I think, who was with me. I said to him when he said the ‘boss’ had the key, ‘I don't propose to come here again, and if the key is not produced I’ll have to break off the staple.’ “When he. saw I meant business he went upstairs and brought it down. Where he got it from I don’t know. My impression was that O’Brien lived over tlte store. I read the meter and, aP though surprised at what I discovered, said nothing. “I simply made my report to Clerk Hannan at the Wayne street stables, who has charge of the meter department, and he ordered an investigation. I never heard any more about it until I was call ed by the Street and Water Board yes terday.” MRS. m’glue¥the TOILS Woman Recently Arrested Again in Trouble for Al leged Theft. Mrs. Nora McCIue, whom ex-Finance Commissioner Robert Simpson had ar rested several weeks ago because she would not vacate his house at l\o. 88 Summit avenue, got into more trouble this morning when’ she was arrested on a charge of grand larceny preferred by Mrs. Victoria Eggerstadt of Fifth street. The complainant says that the prisoner stole goods valued at .$40 from the house at No. 88 Summit avenue: Mrs. McCIue was hired about a year ago by Victor La Payre, who is now languishing in a Brooklyn jail, to take care of his house nt No. 88 Summit av enue, which he claims to have purchased from Mr. Simpson. La Payre owes her sveen months’ Wages. He wrote to her a few days ago. so she says, telling her to go to the bouse and get her clothes and some otlv:', goods in lieu of part of the money lie owes her. She took the goods, pawned some of them and her arrest followed. Mrs. Eggerstadt said at the station house this morning that tl.o goods which Mrs. McCIue took belonged to her. Among the articles are pillow eases, shirts, bolsters, quilts apd some cooking utensils. The presence of these goods at La Payre" s house is explained by the fact that Miss Mamie Eggerstedt, a daughter of the complainant, was to marry La Payre after the divorce proceedings, and she sent some of her goods to the La Payre’s house. MARRIAGE BY PROXY. A Curious Custom Still Observed In Holland. The curious custom of marriage by proxy still exists in Holland. A Dutch gentleman residing in Batavia was re cently united by proxy to a young lady residing with her paretns at Amsterdam, and, incongruous as it seems to oui* ideas, the bridegroom's sister represented him and took the young lady in his name “for better or worse.” It seems that the young man was tired of waiting for his love any longer, but found that she would not be married unless her mother was present. Her parents would not go to Batnvia and he could not go home. A compromise wns happily possible, a? they were both Dutch subjects, by the lady being married with her relation? around her,, and she has now sailed for Jara.,. ' ....■f'" ■" BUTCHERS1 FAT BUYERS LEAK Beef Trust Prices Drive Mar ket Men Into the Soap Boiling Industry. NO MORE FREE SUET Association Talking of a New Corporation; Social Or ganization Already Formed Psfti,, ....-.'V’V"-.;-- .■ The Hudson County Co-operative Butchers’ Association met last night at Humboldt Hall, Newark avenue near Jersey avenue. The association was re cently organized and has now about fifty members. For some time past the retail butchers have had matters arise which singly they were not able to cope with. The object of the organization is to band the butchers together and make a body strong enough to handle any matter con nected with the trade which from time to time should come up. TO INCORPORATE. Preliminary steps are being taken to incorporate the association with a capital of $100,000. Already there has been sub scribed $5,000. As the association grows the balance of the stock will be taken up. The waste fat and trimmings which accumulate hi a butcher shop are worth a considerable sum in the course of ft year. The material formerly was col lected and' brought by concerns manufac- ■ turing soap. It was seldom the case that a dealer in fat would pay the same price to any two butchers. These dealers iu fat derive a large amount of money from the business and the butchers think that they might as well enjoy the full profit themselves. The plan proposed is to make a con tract for six months with some on dealer to purchase all their waste fat and at the expiration of that time they expect to build a suitable plant for the render ing of the fat. After the business has been thoroughly established the question of making soap themselves will be dis cussed. A large amount of money will be saved by the association’s purchasing supplies for all its members in bulk. A consider able discount can be gained by so doing and all money made will be used to strengthen the organization. CLOSING CARD. A card has been printed, which will be placed in all shops, reading:— On and after September 1, no more suet or fat will be given away free with roasts, chops, steaks, liver, etc. All suet and fat will be sold by the pound. This action was forced upon them by the exorbitant price charged by the Beef Trust for all meats. The officers elected at last night’s meeting were: William H. Hunt, Presi dent; Samuel! Bush, Vice-President; Julius Wallstein, Secretary; Peter Out er], Treasurer. The regular army of the United States has been the gainer by twenty-four re cruits from this city during the past two months. The men referred to are both journeymen and bosses, who had either lost their businesses or their suituations. The men all had a hard luck story to tell of the Beef Trust being the cause of their trouble. A committee will be sent to Hoboken to confer with the butchers of that city, who were incorporated yesterday, ns told below,' with the idea-of bringing about a consolidation. The Hudson County Butchers’ Asso ciation, which is incorporated to “instil and promote social intercourse,” filed ar ticles at the Coitnty Clerk’s office yester day afternoon. The incorporators are:— Horatio T. Malloy. Louis Vettermann, Morris Wersbart, Herman W. Schmidt, George J. Sanntrock, Charles Bonin, H. Socliergen, John Schmidt, !I. C. Streck fuss. Charles Futterer, Louis Ehrhart, Conrad Saner, Frank Ilevert. Charles Peters, August S. Apel, Herman Breuel, William Stnffmann, Charles Hang and Martin Cooke. The headquarters of the organization it at Hoboken and five trus tees will manage its affairs. - IJTTLEG1RLHTT BY A CAR. While crossing Montgomery street on her way to Van Vorst Park to get a drink of water from the public fountain yesterday afternoon, Mary Feury, a little girl, was struck by a West Side trolley car. She was rolled nnder the fender and badly bruised on the back. She was carried to the office of Dr. C. H. Purdy and afterward removed to her home on Jersey avenue. . -* HEATH’S REPORT HELD OVER. Assistant Clerk Forrest A. Heath of the Board of Finance, ns'auditor to the Committee on Concurrent Resolutions, has made several unsuccessful attempts recently to have the Board of Finance receive a report of his on cv.ums vf Street and Water Bor.ard up lor con currence. Yesterday the report was again held over. X A Hints OF FJLCt. Pavonla Brand of Pine Early June Canned Peas, for eale at nearly all good grocery ■tores, and wholeaal. at the D. X. Cleary Co.'. ■tore*. GRIEF IN^ PURPLE Picturesque Funeral of a Fourteen Year Old Victim of Appen dicitis. _______ A small white casket carried by seven boy pall-bearers attracted the attention of many people this morning as it was being slowly removed, from the home of Policeman John Rogers, at No. 272 Washington street to a white hearse that stood in front of the doorway. The coffin contained the body of Mr. Rogers’s fourteen-year-old son, Edward Benedict Rogers, who died in St. Fran cis' Hospital last Monday night after undergoing an operation for appendi citis. The story of the boy’s unexpected death is ‘pathetic- wotw Wmitim the home that less than two weeks ago was all happiness. Although but four teen years of age, Eddie Rogers was brighter than many boys live years his senior. His parents looked upon his fu ture life as most promising. But their expectations were not to be achieved. One week ago last Sunday Eddie complained of pains in his abdo men. Dr. Faison was summoned and after a careful examination of the ease decided that the symptoms were those of appendicitis. Dr. McGill was also consulted and he arrived at the same con clusion. It was advised that an opera tion be performed immediately if Ed die’s life was to be saved. The boy was taken to St. Francis’s Hospital iast Wed nesday. The operation was performed shortly after his arrival by Dr. McGill and several other physicians. On Saturday Eddie became worse. Blood poisoning set in, and at 11.35 o’clock Monday night he breathed his last. Eddie was confirmed in St. Peter’s Clutreh on May 11 last. The funeral took piace from the church this morning. The casket was placed in a lily white I hearse drawn by two white horses. The horses wore cpverings of bright purple. Interment took place at Holy Name j Cemetery. The pallbearers were George I Breuuan, Willie Thompson, .lames Plia- I len, John Bropby, Thomas Murray, Ed die Cavanagh aud Eddie Calloo. —-« WESTSIDE LINE’S PROGRESS Car Will Run Over the New Belt Line in a Few Days More. The West Side avenue trolley line is being extended every day and much pro gress is being made on the extension of the route. Workmen are laying tracks near McAdoo avenue, having extended the line for almost a quarter of a mile beyond the present terminal. A car was run over the completed part a few days ago. This is bnt a step toward the com pletion of the proposed belt line which is to run up McAdoo avenue to Fowler street, thence to Seaview avenue, thence to Ocean avenue. Work is being pushed daily on this route and it is hoped that the line will be finished before the sum mer is over. NEW STORIES OF RHODES. Anecdotes Which Give Insight Into the Diamond King's Character. Writing in “The Diamond Fields’ Ad vertiser,” Victor Sampson, M. L. A., has the following, which is reproduced in the London “South African”:—“Once I took him (Cecil Rhodes) to an old Dutch maze on his estate at Groot-Schuur, which he did not know of. On the way I tluftiked him for preserving the old mountain on whose sides I had grown up. He turned rtfund and said: ‘IIow strange! Here you are, who wanted the mountain preserved, and here am I, sent to carry out your wish.’ Apropos of the mountain, I psked him if he had taken care to prevent the place being destroyed after his death, as I understood lie had dedicated the Groot-Sch uur estate to the people. He replied that he had taken very great Care. Speaking the same day of an energetic tighter he sad, ‘He’s a fanatic, but noth ing is ever done in this war except by fanatics.’ He was very fond of chil dren, and on one occasion when some boys in a cart waved their hats and sang out, ‘Three cheers for Mr. Rhodes,’ he was more pleased than I had ever seen him. Above all lie loved indepen dence and manliness. He always spoke highly of a cart contractor at Queens town of whom he once wished to buy a horse. Mr. Rhodes was insistent, the man obdurate. At last the contractor turned round and said to him. ‘Mr. Rhodes, you have your millions, and I have my horse. You stick to your money, 1 stick to my horse.’ His con stancy to old friends was as notewor thy. Once a man, known intimately bv him on the fields, in the early days,' was invited to Groot-Schuur. He protested that he was not presentable among Mr. Rhodes’s great friends. ‘‘Mr. Rhodes insisted that time had not changed him, and that he would not take a refusal, nud the guest told me af terward that the dinner was one of the pleasantest he had ever been at. He also told me a good story. ‘‘In the early days he came into Kim berley, and Mr. Rhodes, who was rather a duke, having two tin shanties at the back of the present court house, invite 1 him to stay with him. Unfortunately th spare 1ml had two or three battens mi mg. for which Mr. Rhodes apologia* but said he "would see what he could In the evening they went to the CUaven Club. It was a bitterly cold night, and Mr. Rhodes was iu a thin coat, without overcoat. When the visi tor retired to bed tbaf night ho looked to see if the bedstead was all right/and found that Mr. Rhodes had used his overcoat for the purpose of mending the bed." BOYS' PARADISE Numerous Open Lots in Hudson City Where the Youngsters May Play Unmo lested. The boys of the Hudson City section nre more fortunate than those in some other sections in the matter of play grounds. Though that section is rapidly building up there are still here and there large open lots which the boys monopo lize, these vacation days, especially. The owners never seem to object and the ooys fairly own the lots. On nearly every one one or more baseball dia monds are laid, with catcher's fence erected. Baseball appears to be the only game pbtypdby the boys. The revival of the I baseball craze has caught on in this city in earnest, and all the open lots swarm continually with the small boys and occasionally with competing nines composed of youths and men. But it is the little fellows who seem to attract the most attention. Some of them are mere infants and their nines fight for victory with an enthusiasm that is catch ing. Each player imagines that the re sponsibility of a defeat is upon his shoulders. SMALL ENTHUSIASTS. Occasionally the little fellows get a peep at professional games, and to see them attempt to imitate those whose playing causes their names to be lauded in the newspaper accounts is worth a good portion of a man’s life . The gyrations of a diminutive pitcher, for instance, holding the ball aloft in both hands while he twists his fingers about it to give the delivery a certain curve effect and then spinning around on one leg during or just after the pro cess of delivery; their statuesque poses while the ball is beyond their grasp and standing upon their dignity if a ball thrown from catcher goes a few feet be yond them, even though the shortstop has to run twenty yards to get it for him—all is .extremely amusing. The little catchers, too, do great work. With or without mask they play plum under the bat. and seem to be trying to catch the ball before it reaches the batter. The writer really saw a little shaver struck a blow from behind by another little fellow who swung himself ont be hind the catcher after a furious whack at the ball, which he missed and the catcher caught. IILIJSUA ml miHf B1A.U11.MJ GROUNDS. • The principal playground in the Hud- j son City section is the old abandoned ; reservoir at Manhattan, Summit and Central avenues. Former Mayor Hoos tried hard to secure an appropriation of several thousand dollars to convert the plot into a regular playground. It is surrounded by a high stone wall. Hundreds of boys gather there daily and play ball and take a swim in Lincoln Lake, a natural pond in the southeastern part of the plot. Another favorite ground is the open lot at Palisade and Hoboken avenues, while just across the way. at Hoboken avenue and Concord street, is another favorite playground. Semi-profession als usually monopolize the former ground while the little kids hold the latter. Further up the section, the big open space adjoining River View Park, be tween it and Palisade avenues, may be found at all hours of the day the scene of exciting baseball matches. -4 METER STOLEN. Old Water Register Mysteriously Disappears From Saloon. The Street and Water Department learned this morning that a water meter in John Farrell’s saloon at Grove and Eighth streets, had ben stolen. Farrell employed Michael Shanahan to remove the old meter and put in a new one. When he finished his work he left the old meter standing in the cellar. Shortly after it disappeared. Shanahan was at one time in the City’s employ. He is a licensed plumber and the city holds him responsible if the nil'*!"' can’t be found. It is worth about $h’4. f Chici of oPlice Murphy has been no tified and has assigned detectives to the case. ________ HOW NAMES ARE MADE. Ugowe Bay Derives Its Title From “Yon Go ’Way.” A new name to be seen on the latest maps of British East Africa is Ugowe Bay. applied to an arm of the Victoria Nyanza. This name originated with Stanley, the explorer, in a singular way. When lie was making a chart of the lake shores he came upon a great bay, and, calling to a native, he asked what it was called. After repeating the in quiry several times he got for an answer something that sounded like “You go ’wav," and the interpreter’s efforts met with no better success. So Stanley, ac cepting the sound, named the bay Ugowe. which is t pronounced like the English phrase quoted above. Some Big Fies. Not the least quaint and interesting way of celebrating the coronation of Ed ward VII. is that which will probably be carried out at Denby Dale, near Barnsley. For over KM) years the in habitants have baked large pies in com memoration of remarkable events. As far back as the recovery of George III. the practice prevailed,- and another oc casion was the conclusion of peace be tween England and France in 1815. when the pie contained hnlf a sheep, twenty fowls, and half a i>eek of flour. To celebrate her late majestv’s jubilee, the pie was baked in a dish weighing fifteen cwt. It was eight feet in diam eter, two in depth and the total weight was over two tons. The cost was V 250. and it was drawn by ten horses. Unfor tunately, the pie, when cut, was found to be uneatable, and another was made in the following September, when more than 2,000 persons partook of it.—Lon don Chronicle, OUR PRO TEM THOROUGHFARE ■ . Lawyers Want Anothep Month to Pow Wow Over the Plank Road. COMMISSIONERS TO CONDEMN Company Aaked to Agree to Extension of Time Until the Courts Can Act. County Counsel John Griffln, repre senting Hudson, and Mr. Joseph L. Munu, will have a conference in the city this afternoon to talk over the Newark Piankroad situation. They will meet President E. F. C. Young, of the North Jersey Street Railway Company, prob ably to-morrow, and ask for an extension of one month from July 21 to enable the counties to come to some understand ing as to their action to carry out ihe decree of Vice-Chancellor Stevenson that on the purchase of the road Essex should bear five-eighths of the sum and Hudson three-eights. APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION ERS. The next work will be to ask Justice Gilbert Collins to appoint three condem nation commissioners to appraise the value of the road and bridges in the pos session of the Newark Piankroad, or rather the North Jersey Street Railway Company. Names of leading Essex and Hudson men wili be submitted and already there is some speculation as to the personnel of the commission. “The Court will appoint only men of large experience in determining values of bridge-- and roads," said a leading Hudson lawyer to-day to a “News” re porter. “The nature of the property owned by the company is peculiar and there are many fine Questions to be con sidered in making up the estimate." PROBABLE VALUE NAMED. The Piankroad Company has set no price on its holdings but it is said on high authority that the sum will be in the neighborhood of $250,000. Then after the road is purchased there will arise innumerable problems as to the maintenance and management of the road and bridges, all of which will be threshed out by joint committees appoint ed by the Chosen Freeholders of Hudson and Essex. CITY TAKES A RING. Saloon Keeper Objects to the Use of His Wife’s Jewelry to Defray His Debts. Frederick Pfletehinger. a saloonkeeper of No. 180 Webster avenue. Jersey City Heights, has begun suit in I be Hoboken District Court to recover a diamond ring belonging to his wife, which lie alleges was carried off by Richard Garrick, a constable of this city. The Central Brow ing Company secured a writ of replevin against Pfletehinger several dajs ago. The writ was served by Constable Garrick and Thomas Barry. The cash register in the saloon was seized upon end turned over to Patrick McArdle, a vtolesale liquor dealer of this city, in whose benefit the writ was secured. Piietehjnger afterwards claimed that his wife’s diamond ring valued at $100 was in the drawer of the register at the time it was taken. The drawer was opened later, but the ring was not fonnd. Pfletehmeyer has now begun suit against Mr. McArdle and Constable Garrick for the recovery of the diamond. -* ' Convicts in Belgium. Three-fourths of earnings of a Belgian convict are given to him on the expira tion of his term of imprisonment. Some of them thus save more money in jail than they have ever saved before. -» WEATHER INDICATIONS * NEW YORK. July 17. 1902.—Fore cast for the thirty-six hours ending at 8 P. M. Friday:—Showers this evening, clearing tomorrow; southerly winds. Hartnett's Refcord. July 1C. Do*.; 3 P. M.73 C P. M.74! 9 P. M. 70| 12 miduight .... C8j _A Inly'17. Defr. <i A. M.74 9 A. M. 73 12 noon .74 An Old and Well Tried Remedy. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for chil dren teething snouia always be used for ch;idren while teething. It softens tha gums, allays the pair., cures wind collo and Is the beat remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents per bottle. DIED. BRENNAN.—In this city, on .Tnly 17, 1902. Bartley Brennan, aged 41 years. Relatives and friends of Bid family, also Jersey City Lodge, No. i4, F. & A* M., and members of Acacia Chapter. No. 9. o. E. S.. are invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday evening, July 19. at 8 o’clock, at his late resi dence. No. 84 Wayne street. . O'CONNOR.—On Tuesda^XTuly 15, Michael O’Connor, ngedn h years. Relatives and friends av< opvited to at tend the funeral on FriC^Wjniy 18. at 8.15 A. M., from the bnyilence of his sister-in-law. Mrs. Clara i’Conuor, No. 904 Garfield avenue; theiXe to St. I’nt riek’s Church, wher a requiem mass will be offered for the happy repose of his soul.