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ONE CENT LAST EDITION. =lmxTvf-N()rl072: fHE~~JERSEY CITY NEWSj TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1902. LAST EDITION, ONE CENT LAST EDITION. PRICE ONE GENT. ^ T State and National Offi cials at War Over Reserve’s Right to Fly One. NEW JERSEY’S ORDERED DOWN Captain Chadwick and Com mander Irving Fire Hot Literary Shot Into Each Other. HOSTILITIES SUSPENDED In the Meantime Victory Roosts on the Ports mouth’s Cross jack and the Stale Colors Fly Triumphantly. While the country has been watching with interest the war game which the blue and white squadrons have been play ing off the New England coast, a far more serious battle to those concerned has been raging between the United States Navy, as represented by Captain French Chadwick, head of the Naval War College at Newport, and the sea' forces of New Jersey in the person of Commander Washington Irving of the gallant sloop of war Portsmouth. Commander Irving has been contending for tiie Portsmouth’s right to fly a pen nant which Captain Chadwick ordered him to haul down. Up to the present time victory roosts on the Portsmouth's trossjack, and the pennant flies triumphantly from her masthead. On August 3 the Portsmouth with all :anvas set and manned by the flower of ;he New Jersey Naval Reserve, proudly satied into the harbor of Jamestown, It. I., and came to anchor in a ship-shape way, which aroused the enthusiastic ad miration of the old salts who had been watching the incoming vessel and wait ing for the “Christian Endeavor sailors,” as they call the reserves, to make some bad break. PENNANT 6RDERED DOWN. As soon as he saw his vessel safely at anchor Commander Irving went ashore, leaving the executive officers in com mand. In a short time one of the men on look out espied a launch, evidently from a man-of-war, circling about the Portsmouth. The launch lmd her cur tains drawn, but the lookout discovered that au officer, the braid on whose sleeve denoted him to be a lieutenant comman der, was peeking ont at the Portsmouth from between the curtains in the stern. All this was reported to the officer in command, and when the launch finally headed for the Portsmouth's gang way, preparations were made to receive the lieutenant commander with the honors lue his rank. The executive officer was very much surprised when Lieutenant Commander Oliver, as the officer turned out to be, nine on board in a brusque manner and iharply demanded to knoV who the Portsmouth was, where she came from and where she was going, and said some other things which would not interest the general public at this time. n hen all these questions lian been an swered Mr. Oliver told the executive offi cer that the Portsmouth had no business to fly the pennant, which was gaily flap ping in the breeze from the mast bead; quoted navy regulations to show that only warships in commission and vessels of the" revenue marine had the right to fly pennants, and ordered the proud piece of hunting hauled down. The executive officer thought the lieutenant commander knew what he was talking about and pr dered his quartermaster to lower the of fending pennant. Whgu it had fluttered to the dock Mr. Oliver appeared satisfied, and entering his launch steamed away. IHVIXG SURPRISED. When Commander Irving returned to his ship he was much surprised to learn what had happened and then Iiq became incensed. He questioned the right of the United States authorities to tell a warship of the great Sovereign common wealth of New Jersey that she must not fly the flag of her State, which the pen nant really is. and shifting into his best bib and tucker he boarded his launch and started over to sec Captain Chad wick, Lieutenant-Commander Oliver’s superior, about it He found that Oli 'er had been acting under the orders of he captain, who appeared to be suffer. ns front a bad atkack of overtechnical anil took the same ground that Oliver had on the Portsmouth, Commander Irving explained that the pennant the Portsmouth flew was alto ! gather different from that of the navy. ! It was distinctly the pennant of the New ! Jersey Naval Militia, that it was not | split as the navy emblem was, and that in ihe blue field were two plows which were part of the coat of arms of New Jersey. This explanation did not convince Captain Chadwick. He insisted that his position was the right and legal one, and that the Portsmouth should fly no pen nant. Commander Irving bade the great war college president good day, sainted properly and steamed back to his-sloop. As soon as he stepped over the side he ordered the pennant run up and she's been (tying ever since. -s. CHADWICK PIKES AGAIN. But Captain Chadwick did not give up the battle at this point. He fired a broadside into Commander Irving in the shape of a letter to the Secretary of the Navy, which, after giving an account of the circumstances of the case, said:— “The question arises, should any pen nant which so strongly resembles the pennant used in the navy that it can only be distinguished from the latter by near by inspection, be allowed to be flown by vessels other than those of the navy and revenue marine, which latter have a dis tinctive pennant authorized by law.” The captain then quoted the section of the law which" he claims substantiates his positioii. Before this letter was cold Captain Chadwick followed if up with another to the Secretary, in which he sets forth that Commander Irving had called upon hint and explained that the offending pennant was really a State flag, but he didn't think that changed the situation, liieu ter.ant-Commander Oliver, he said, no ticed the pennant at the masthead. He also saw it when it was half-way down on its journey to the deck, and it looked identical with that of the navy. The change was not sufficient to prevent a mistake. Then the gallant Chadwick plunged into history and said that a law passed October 29, 1776, and as yet ur repealed provides that no ship shall fly a pennant escept those of the Continen tal Navy. Then lie goes on to say:— “The extreme importance attached to the use of naval emblems demands, I think, a\eiear, explicit understanding as to the limitations of the use of the pennant.” The Secretary of the Navy was away when these communications reached the | department, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Darling sent them to Adjutant | General Oliphant. at Trenton, with this:—“In view of the generally recog nized restriction of the use of the nar row' pennant, I beg to urge that a pen nant of this kind be not again displayed by the naval militia of New Jersey, as its use 'would be irregular and mislead ing, indicating that the vessel flying it’ was either a man-of-war in commission or a vessel of the revenue marine.” ADJUTANT GENERAL CALLED IN. The Adjutant General’s office, through Colonel James L. Kiger, forwarded the papers to Commander Irving and called attention to the Assistant Secretary’s suggestion that the New Jersey reserve fly no more pennants. This w'as taken on board the Portsmouth as a sort of “Yon may fire when ready, Irving,” and the Jersey commander let go with his heaviest literary guns. He wrote to the Adjutant General that he suggest to the Secretary of War that the Portsmouth does not fly a navy pennant, but a State pennant, a distinctive flag, not split as the navy pennant is. and having the State coat of arms on the blue field, and that the use of this pennant seems to be war ranted and required by the laws of New Jersey. It should not be misleading, as it distinguishes clearly the naval reserve vessel front a man of war or a revenue cutter. “Lieutenant Commander Oliver based his request to pull the pennant down on the naval regulations,” Commander Irving went on. "As the ships loaned to the various States for the use of the militia are no longer in the naval service of the United States these regulations do not apply or govern the case, and I be lieve no authority rests in any officer of the navy to base a request of this character upon them. “As to Captain Chadwick’s contention that the United States regulations are part of the law of New Jersey, I would call attention to the fact that these regulations are a part of the military code of this State os far as they may be applicable.” Commander Irving then asks if the request of the Secretary of the Navy is general and applicable to all states that maintain naval reserve ships. To his knowledge naval militia ships have flown these pennants for twelve years. These naval vessels while flying this pennant have lain at navy yards, have been in company with vessels of the navy and have received on board many officers of high rank. "1 have never until now,” continues Commander Irving, "heard any objection to or criticism upon the use of a pen nant. SALUTED HI SBUKETAK x DIM SELF. “Further than this, the naval militia pennant has been sainted by flag juicers of the navy, and on one occasion (if my memory serves) by the Secretary ofi tlie Navy himself. Yachts and other vessels carry pennants which are not more read ily distinguished from the navy pennant than the State pennant carried by the Portsmouth, and army transports carry them.” In replying to Captain Chadwick’s hot shot in the shape of the 177(5 law, the Commander suggests that, by the lapse of time laws become obsolete and that they are also strongly modified by circumstances and then rakes the head of the naval war college with this:— “I ant informed that there is an un repealed law prohibiting individual states from maintaining vessels of war. If a technical observance of this law was insisted upon there would be no naval reserve ships, no naval militia, no re serves from which the navy could draw in time of war. and I would further sug gest that the usages of twelve years in the display of a state pennant on naval militia ships has crystallized a custom into something n<| rly approaching » law.” No reply has been received to this and there appears to be a temporary ces sation of hostilities. In the meantime the New Jersey pennant llies triumphant ly from the masthead of the Ports nrojiilu W5 RALLY FOR ZELLER Future Sheriff’s North Hud son Friends Organizing a Campaign Club. NINETY CHARTER MEMBERS Committee of Promotion Named—Prominent Demo crats at the Organiz ation Meeting. About ninety prominent Democrats of Union Hill responded to the call for a meeting of the friends of John Zeller, which was issued for last evening, at Schultz’s Hall, Bergeniine avenue and Union place, and the first steps were taken to form the John Zeller Campaign Club. Charles Singer, Jr., was temporary chairman and George Mears secretary. The business of the meeting partook of the nature of a general discussion of ways and means with . the object of furthering Mayor Zeller’s candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Sheriff. Among those present were:—Otto Yeuino, Adam Schaffer, Fred King, William Kothe, John Seeck, Recorder Ij. .C. Hauenstein, William C. Franz, T. F. Martin. Frank Phillips, Assemblyman Fred Weismann, Justice Frank Stuke, John J. Phelan, Councilman John Schmidt and a number of others. A committee of three on membership was appointed, consisting of Messrs: Venino, Weismann and Stuke, and were instructed to issue a general invitation to all the Democrats of North Hudson to attend a meeting which will be held at Schultz's Hall next Monday evening. All those present last evening jwere very enthusiastic 'and a club of a large mem bership is now a certainty. VEREIN NEUTRAL Hoboken German-Amerieans Turn Down Lankering —Council Would-bes. An effort was made last night at the meeting of the German American Citi zens’ Verein, the leading German poli tical organization of Hoboken, to induce the members to side with Mayor Lanker ing in his fight against the Democratic Board of Common Council, of that city. The attempt, however, ended in complete failure, as it was evident that there "was no desire on the part of the majority in the Verein to endorse Mayor Lanker ing’s conduct. The motion to approve the Mayor's action was laid on the table by a two-thirds vote. Secretary Charles Ivatzenberger then made a speech in which he advocated that harmony be retuiend between the Mayor and Council and the Verein. He said that the Verein should take sides neither with the Mayor nor Council, but remain neutral. Richard Stuhrmann. Democrat, an nounced that lie was going to be a can didate for Councilman in the Fourth ward, and Adam Kessler. Republican, launched his little boom for Councilman in the Second ward. Each candidate said lie would run independently if he did not receive the regular nomination of his party. CALLS IT SPITE WORK. Teil Says the Arrest of His Landlady is Part of the Persecution. Mrs. Willietta Gardner was arraigned in the First Criminal Court this morn ing charged by Mrs. Mary Teil with assault and battery. Mrs. Teil said that Sunday last she went to Mrs. Gardner’s home. No. 300 Seventh street, to sec Mrs. Toil’s brother, who hoirrded there, and tell him his other sister wnnted to see him at St. Francis Hospital, where she was very ill. Her brother said he had received'a postal to that effect a day or so previous and that if fie wanted to go he would go, but no one coulu drag him there. Mrs. Gardner then told Mrs. Teil that if she wanted to have any argument with her brother she would have to have n some place else. The:: Mrs. Teil walked out of the house, according to the testimony givrn by the brother. He also said that his whole family were persecuting him and that the arrest of Mrs. Gardner was just for spite. Judge Hoos found Mrs. Gardner not guilty. w ' THREE FINGERS IN A SWITCH Five-year-old John Curtin, <j| No. 182 Eighteenth street, .while playing on the Delawnre, Lackawanna and Western Railroad trestle, at Nineteenth and Hen derson streets, yesterday afternoon, got his right hand caught in a switch and had three fingers cut off. He was taken to his home. \ \ An Old sad Well Triad Remedy. Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup lor children teething should always be Used for children < while teething. It softens the gums, allays the pain, cures wind colic and Is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cuts par ; L.... i FRIENDS ARE OUT False Report of Marriage of Parish Leads Him to At tack Watson. George Parish, nineteen years old of No. 242 Baldwin avenue, was fined 410 by Judge Hoes this morning for assault ing Orin L. Wilson, of No. 174 Yorjs "street, in the rooms occupied by Mrs. let-' lu Schwartz of that address, with whom Parish hoarded. , The Watsons, Schwartzs and Parish were all friends,-according to testimony, until a letter was received from Mrs, Watson by Mrs. Schwartz addressed Mrs. Lulu Schwartz-Parish. The letter* was in congratulation of the marriage of Mrs. Schwartz and Parish, notice of which had ben given to Mrs. Watson by her son Orin. It seems that the report of the mar riage was false and Mrs. Schwartz and Parish became much put out. Watson called last Tuesday night to; see Mrs. Schwartz in reference to some, other business, and while there was thrown out and threatened with a revol ver by Parish for his part in the circu lation of the wedding story. Parish claimed that Watson refused to go when ordered to and that lie, Par ish, had the right to throw him out. Par-, isli also said he paid the rent as well as board, as Mrs. Schwartz’s son was not working and Parish had been treated very kindly by the Schwartz some time ago. Mrfe Schwartz was also arraigned on a charge of assault and battery, but was discharged. She was indignant when our the stand questioned by Counselor Archi bald, wh’o wished to know all the facts, in refereuc eto the trouble. I HURLEY’S BROTHER SHOT -- ;-3 Waylaid and Robbed by High wayman in the Indian Territory. Assemblyman William Hurley, of Ho boken, received this naming a letter from liis brother, Thomas J. Hurley, who relates au unpleasant experience he had in Indian territory. The writer went west six mouths ago to accept a positiou in the employ of the St. Louis Iron Com pany. near Independent, I. T. While on his way to the bank on horse back a few days ago Hurley was at tacked by highwaymen and robbed of .$400 belonging to his employers and $103 belonging to himself. The robbers fired when he tried to escape, and he fell off his horse. One of the bullets entered his back and came out through his breast below the heart. Mr. Hip-ley is now- confined in a hos pital at Independence, from which place he wrote the letter to his, brother. FINDS HER AUNT. Aged Woman Iioit Her Way Sun day While Going to Church. Miss Edith Abbott went to the Seventh street., police station this morning and asked Sergeant Nicholas Toppin if he could give her any information about her' aunt, Amelia Adams. She said her aunt, who was seventy-two years old, left her home last Sunday to go to ehurc-h and had not been seen since. The sergeant eomuuicated with police headquarters and when lie finished giving a description of the aged woman’s wear ing apparel he learned tliat she was at the Oakland avenue station. Miss Ab bott went tp claim her aunt. It is said that Mrs. Adams started to walk- from the Heights down to St. Michael’s Church, on Ninth street, last Sunday, lost her way, and became so frightened she could not remember where she lived. She was picked up while wan dering around the streets in the down town section of the city. -♦ MORE NOTES FOR THE BILLS. Mayor Fagan Thinks the Free Con certs Are to Short. Mayor Fagan was in the audience that attended the .band concert at Hamilton Park last, night. He enjoyed the music and singing, but said to Police Captain John F. Kelly and others, who stood talking with him, that he thought the programme didn’t include enough baud selections. He said he would suggest that the programmes for next season's concerts he much longer. BARBERS MAKE PROTEST. Hopo to Have Union Patrons of Non Union Shops Disciplined. The Barbers's Association met last night and received the -names of eleven members of labor unions patronizing non union barber shops. They will be called to account by their unions. The associa tion is making every effort to have the five-ceiit barber shops (lobe away with. -♦— MALONE ASSOCIATION DANCE The J. W. Malone Association held its second annunl picnic, last night at Baldwin Park. It was one of the most successful events ever held by this or ganization. Members from numerous clubs of this city were present. - The dancing pavilion was crowded (ill evening. The grand march was led by J. W. Malone and Miss A. O’Brien. Miss O'Brien Was awarded a handsome silver watch by the association for her grace fulness. . ■; ,, A handsome floral horseshoe was pre sented to Miss Annie Howe as the most prettily dressed lady. DROVE HIMSELF TO HOSPITAL Patrol Wagon Driver Could Not Be Found So In jured Man Took the Reins. LAX DISCIPLINE EVERYWHERE Deplorable Condition pf the Police Department Under the Fagan Adminis tration An incident going to show that there is more or less laxity in the police de partment nowadays occurred last Satur day night when a call was received at the Fourth precinct station house for the patrol wagon to convey a colored man, who had been injured in the head, to the City Hospital. Samuel Stanley, driver of the patrol wagon, couldn’t be found anywhere, and it was necessary for Patrolman Frank Lynch to take charge of the wagon. This fact is verified by men at the station house at the time who say that the driver wasn’t really lost, as he was found subsequently asleep in bed. This discovery was made after the patrol wagon was on its way to the hospital. “The News” was informed to-day that the colored man, although suffering from a scalp wound, took the reins from the hands of the patrolman and guided the horse to the hospital. He knew more about the management of horses than the officer, it is said, and was iu a big burry to liqve his wound dressed. That's why he volunteered to perform the- work prescribed for the patrol driver. t A sergeant at the Fourth precinct sta tion house indignantly denied the story thut tlUhpatient was allowed to drive the patrol wagon. He said that such a thing wasn't possible. The sergeant wag in the station house while the trip was being made. - Warden MeAndrew, of the City Hos pital, said this afternoon that a cdlored man arrived at that institution in a pa trol wagon Saturday night, and went home after having a scalp wound dress ed. Ho didn’t know whether he drove or not. The Warden did not have a record of the ease in his office, and could not tell the colored man’s name nor where he lived. When a second attempt was made over the tlephone to ascertain some informa tion about the colored man, the Warden said:—“The nurse that took the record is in bed and asleep now. I can not wake him up. He ought to have sent the record to me before this, but he didn’t.” _____ SASSEDTHECOURT But Mrs. Gregor Finally * Decides to Apologize to Judge Hoos. Mrs. Margaret Feltlner. of Xo. 233 Grand street, had her son-in-law, Fred Gregor, arraigned before Judge lloos this morning on a charge of assault and battery. She claimed that he came to her rooms asking for his wife, and when told that she was not there, became abu sive and struck her with his fist in the ear and back. Greger denied this and said the matter was entirely reversed. Judge Hoos was trying to get-at the bottom of the affair and giving good ad vice to both parties when Gregor’s wife, who is of large proportions in compari son to him, Arose in the back of the court room and called to her mother, “Come on, come on.” Mrs. Gregor then marched ont of the court room, slamming the door behind her. Detective Larkin happened to be in court and when Judge Hoos cried out, “Bring that woman back,” ran out and caught Mrs. Gregor at the corner. When Mrs. Gregor was brought to the Judge’s desk he said:—“I want you to apologize to this court for the dis 'gracefnl manner in which you acted and unless yon do I will act.” Mrs. Gregor asked, “What apology have l to make, you don’t give her jus tice.” “Don’t give her justice, eh,” remnrked the Judge. “Well, you and your mother will get justice in this court any and every time you come here, but you will have to apologize to the court at once. This court has never, as yet, held any body for contempt, but if an apology is not forthcoming, I will use my power to punish yon. Sit down for a moment and think die matter over.” In a few moments Mrs. Gregor was ready to apologize and at the finish of her apology started to cry. Her mother cried, too, and then some other woman in-the court began crying from sympa thy. -o Judge Hoos accepted the apology, aud then laid the case against the son-in-law over until to-morrow. •-♦ XA1XHICS UJP FA.OI. Pavonla Brand of Canned Tomatoes, extra arge cans, and filled with rod, ripe tomatoes, wholesale at D. E. Cleary Co.’s starea Ask four grooer for ’em. • Caterer, why haven’t you tried iUs? drove and Wayne streets; .. *' ' ’ TAXATION SWINDLER Slick Young Man Visiting Property Owners'on the Heights. CITY COLLECTOR’S “DEPUTY” Acting Collector Davis Warns the Police and the Public —If Ho Calls, Call a Policeman. Acting City Collector William J. Davis asked tlie police today to look out for a well dressed young man who is believed to be making a tour of the Heights rep resenting himself to be the authorized agent of’the City Collector, to collect taxes from property owners and thus save them the trouble of going to the City Hall. It was not known that the nervy young man was abroad in the land until this morning, when a taxpayer called at the City Collector's office and notified one of the clerks that he had received a visit from the self-appoiuted tax col lector. The taxpayer, who left the office in a hurry before giving his name, said that the cheeky young man claimed that he had been delegated by the City Collec tor’s office to collect taxes for 1889. 1900 and 1901. The young man whistled a little tune to give the impression that lie wasn’t at all nervous, and the taxpayer told him that it was strange that the City should take the trouble to send after taxes. “Not at all strange,” remarked the young man. “The taxes are long overdue and the Pity needs the' money. Besides the Col lector wants to save you the expense and inconvenience of going to the City Hall.” The taxpawer produced a receipted bill for his taxes of 1901 and asked how about it. \ The would-be crook whistled again and said that a mistake had evidently been made somewhere. Then he backed away without saying good-by and escaped be fore a policeman could be called. Acting City Collector Davis said this morning:—“Nobody is authorized to col lect taxes outside of this office. All taxes are paid here.” SALARIES FOR FIREMEN. Commissioners Deduct $163 for the Relief Fund—Month’s Fire Losses. The Fire Board was in session last night about fifteen minutes. It was a special meeting. The payroll for August was passed. The salaries were $16. 45(5.73 and the pensions $310.39. The sum of $163.22, extracted from the sal ary account in accordance with a new law, was ordered transferred to the re lief fund. (. met Conway s report ror tne monui showed the loss of property by fire to have been $12,149. The property dam- ' aged was covered by $43,1(H) insurance. | but only $8,049 was ordered paid. The j number of tire alarms received were 1 forty-nine, and of this number thirty three were telegraphed. There were three applications for ap- j poiutmeut. W. B. Mooney, recommend- | ed by the Bergen Republican Club; i Frederick S. Watson aud August Halk- J ncct. LAWN PARTY CROWDED. Great Success of the Entettain ment Given by St. Michael’s Parish. Traphagen Park, ou Ninth street, the j scene of St. Michael’s lawn party this ; week, was crowded again last night. Six j hundred and forty-three people paid for j admission. The dancing platform was largely patronized, and the different > booths .coined money. Miss Maggie Meade won a handsome French doll at the fancy table. The Rev. Father Sheppard, rector of the parish, amused the children by knock ing down the doll babies several times for cigars. The young women with books for chances on pictures, of Fathers Shep pard. Kelly, McDermott and IJuffy are doing well. The programme for to-night includes tugs of war aud other contests. FIRE FROM EXPLODED LAMP. Fire was caused shortly before eleven o'clock last night by a lamp explosion on the second t)(«n' of the two story frame house. No. 144 Webster avenue, owned and occupied by William Koyen. The fire did considerable damage before if was extinguished by No. 12 engine com The = - = Modern Method of cooking is a sensible one, Use a GAS --- RANGE. r FAGAN FOOLED'EM Many Men Who Were Prom ised Positions on the Po lice Force $et Left. NO NEW APPOINTMENTS Places Will Be Made for a Few However by Forcing Some to Retire. Aspirants for appointments on the .po lice force, and there are any number of them, will probably be disappointed when they learn that in spite of anti election promises there will be no addit ions made to the department for at least another year. This announcement has be; n made by Republican Commissioner Mitchell, and the reason he gives is that the money that was expected to add at least ten members to the force, was not forthcoming by the Board of Finance. It is doubtful, too, if any of ye ex isting vacancies in the department wili be tilled for the present. Commissioner Mitchell, however, has not abandoned hope of gratifying the ambition of some Republican workers and he has a scheme which, if carried to a successful issue, will laud some of them on the force. The plan, it is said, is to have some of the older members of tiie department ask for retirement; sergeants, roundsmen, detec tives and patrolmen are among those who are to he coaafed or cajoled into seeking rest. If this plan is not balked, Commis sioner Mitchell, so well informed persons say,will lie able to seeure several appoint ments between now and December 1. , PLACES FOR A FEW. Either at tonight's meeting or at the one to follow, at least two applications for retirement will be submitted. One will be from Desk Sergeant Michael Walsh, at Police Headquarters, who, having served many years beyond the requisite limit, wants to be relieved from active duty. Roundsman John D. Jackson, of the Seventh Precinct, also feels 4that he is entitled to a rest. He, too, has been a member of the Department for more than the twenty-year limit, and, ns Re publican Commissioner Mitchell wants all the appointments he can get, it is not likely the roundsman's request will be denied. It is certain that Sergeant Walsh's application for retirement will be granted. Walsh is now on bis vacation and it is known at headquarters that his plans do not call for a rehirn to duty. Sergeant Thomas Howell, who was sent from the First precinct to head quarters to take Walsh's place, has been told that he will continue to till that po sition. DON’T WANT TO RETIRE. Of the detectives whom Commissioner Mitchell believes have outlived their use fulness as members of the department are John Clos and Henry C. Ivoeimn. It is said that they have been told that applications for retirement will he thank fully received. From what can b» learned neither of the detectives men tioned regard the proposed plan with ap proval and if they are retired it will not he baettse they want to leave the de partment. At least the names of a dozen patrolmen are on Commissioner Mitchell’s list. The way to regain your health after sickness is to take Hood’s SarsapaiuUA—it tones the whole system. PURSE FOR THE PASTOR Women of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Present <100 The Ladies’ Aid Society of St. Mat* ■ thew's German Lutheran Church pre j seated the Itev. Mr. Petersen, the farmer pastor, with a purse of $100 last week. Mr. Petersen has been the pastor for a great many years. He resigned some time ago one account Of ill-health. The ladies gave the purse to show their appreciation of Mr. Petersen's faithfui uess and his work while he was oastor. --♦ WEATHER INDICATIONS NEW YORK, Aug. 20. 1902.—Fore cast for the thirty-six hours ending at 8 P. M. Wednesday:—Fair tonight and rain tomorrow; fresh south to west winds. Hartnett's Record. Aug. 25. Deg. i Aug. 20. Deg. 3 P. M.70 li A. M. 75 0 P. M.74: 9 A. M. 79 9 P. M. 71|12 noon. S2 12 midnight.... 09) Choice selection of Cut Flowers an£ Funeral Designs. At COLE’S, the Florist, No. 140 Newark Avenue. WILLIAM DELANEY. Undertaker, successor to Brndv & Delaney, removed to No. 2S0 First street, corner Newark avenue. R. H. DUFF, Undertaker, now at No, 544 Jersey avenue. WILLIAM J. MORAN, Undertaker, 147 Montgotnery street. Tel. 347. DIED COLLINS.—On August 25. 1902. Ellen C. Collins, beloved daughter of James and Mary Collins, age 21 years and 5 months. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from hee late residence. No. IS Eraser place, on Wednesday, August 27. at i) A. M.; thence to St. John's It. C. Church, where a requiem mass will he offered for the happy repose of her soul. DONOHUE—On Monday. An# 25, lit02, Matthew, son of the late Mary ami Thomas Donohue. Relatives and friends are invited to at’ tend the funeral from his late residenee, No. 179 Twelfth street, on Thursday, August 28. at 9 A. M.: thence to St. Michael’s It. C. Church, where a solemn high mass of requiem will be offered fog the happy repose of his soul. HUNT—On Monday, August 25, 1902, Bridget, the beloved wife of Jamea A. Hunt. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, 532 West Side avenue, corner <'lendenniug. on Thursday, .vu*. 28, at 9 A. XL, then to St. Aloysius s Church, where a solemn high mass will be offered for the happy repose of he* soul. KYTE.—On August 24. 1902, Bessie R, Lawall Kyte. wife of E. .1. Kyte. Services to be at her late residence. No. 3820a Boulevard, at 4 P. XL. Mon day, August 25th: thence to No. 1309 Washington street. Easton. Pa., wheq the final services will be held at the resi dence of her parents, Mr. and Mrtt Lawall. at 3 P. M„ on Wednesday, Au< gust1 27. Relatives and friends arc re spectfully invited. Interment, at Easton Cemetery. MALI A'—On Monday. August 23, 1903 Edward, only child of Edward a ns Elizabeth Mally. aged 1 year. Relatives and friends of the family art invited to attend the funeral on Wednes day. August 27. at 2 P. XL. from resi lience of patents, No. 130 Sussex street SYMS.—On Saturday, August 23, 1902 John G. Syrnes, age 75 years, J months, 28 days. : Funeral - services at his late residence. ! Palisade avenue. West Hobokej}, on Tuesday evening at 8 P. M. VOGEL.—On Sunday, August 24. 1902 Crescintia Vogel, age 78 years. Relatives and friends of the family art respectfully invited to attend the funera. from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Doeilmann, No. 124 Brighf street, on Wednesday, August 27. at S | A. M.; thence to St. Boniface Church i where a solemn high mass will be offered [ for the repose of herooul. '