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ONE CENT LAST EBSTiON. VOL. XIV.-NOrTfTHT THE JERSEY CITY UST EdlTtOti-. ONE CENT last ecitiom. . PRICE ONE CENT. fflKE BOARD ORGANIZE!! John C. Payne Elected Presi dent and Mayor’s Secre tary O'Connor Made Clerk. RECORD WANTS HELP “ Commissioners ” Authorize the Employment of Law yers to Assist Him to Fight jn the Courts. Mayor-Fagan’s fake Board of Street t:-J Water Commissioners organized this morning in the conference room adjoin ing the Mayer’s private office at the City Hall. It Inul l>cen expected that the “Com missioners” wor ld make their initial pub lic appearance in the Assemldy Chamber, hut they elected to hide themselves away where they would not be seen. "Commissioner” John C. Payne. James C. IJndsa.v. Thomas P. Connolly, John Dosehev and Stephen Cornell had pleas ant “Good mornings” for His Honor be fore tney got down to business. Mr. Payne who is secretary of the Board of Riparian Commissioners, was elected president and Mayor’s Secretary Joseph O’Connor acting clerk without sal ary. Resolutions were adopted authorizing j tlie law department to make ^-formal i demand upon the Street and Water j Board to surrender its office and give up ! possession of its books and records. The law department was also in structed to retain additional eouusel to assist it in the litigation before the Su preme Court to contest the-uegality of the act of 1S94 under which the present Board is operating, if it f&els that it re quires other legal aid. It is understood that Corporation Coun sel George L. Record realizes that he has a big job on his hands and will employ the firm of Corbin & Corbin to help him out. BGB CAREY ASSISTS. -Caeptr*W»n-Attorney Rid+ert Carey is sued another statement this morning to the effect that the administration has nerer contemplated any pian of attempt ing to take forcible possess of the Street an 1 Water Board office. The old Board, however, knows what promises from the administration are worth and doesn't intend to take any chances. The doors leading to the Street and Water Board otlice are kept locked night and day and no one can geyin un less the clerks open then!. The vaults are locked and books and records not in use are tucked away where they cannot he spirited off by emissaries of the Fake Board. Xo clerks were placed on guard at^the office Saturday or last night. An official list of the bondsmen of the fake Commissioners could not be secured today, although the Mayor approved the bonds last Saturday. , It was said that some of the bondsmen .were as follows:— David W. Lawrence and George ICin kead for John C. Payne; John McArthur and Horace H. Farrier for John Doscher; Philip E. Martin and John Dougherty for Thomas Connolly: Harry Louder bough and John S. Menagh for James C. Lind say. and Anthony Keller for Stephen Cor nell. Much surprise was expressed over the action of the Mayor in approving the bonds. Many thought that this duty rested with the Board of Finance. His Honor claimed that he had the power un der the law of 1 MU. Rumor that Mayor’s Secretary O'Con ner had officially approved the bonds were currently circulated. He once made a- contract with the North Jersey Street Railway Company for the removal of snow from the streets. If he had the right' to make contracts for the city it was agreed that he had the power to officially determine the acceptance or re jection of official bondsmen. The rumor was found to be without foundation. The Mayor and Mr. Record were in conference for several hours today. They talked ever the Street and Water Board fight and made each other believe that I everything was resy. GLASS m PHYSICAL CULTURE Will He Organized Tomorrow In First Univorsalist Church. A physical culture class will be or ganized. tomorrow evening in the First rnivnsriiist Church for the young people of tiie elinrch and the working girls. The class is under the supervision of Miss ltosseiru and Miss Martin. A large at tendance is expected tomorrow evening ns the young people are not slow to take advantage of anything that will be of as great benefit to then! as physical culture. -_ Miss Jennie Harris 'of No. 605 Summit avenue, was married last evening to Mr. Jacob Marx in Mount Zion Temple, in 1 Webster arenne. The ceremony was per- j formed by ltnhbi 1 trackman. Mr. and Mrs. Ueorgeb'teinberger and Jacob Har ris, a brother of the bricht, stood up with the couple. After the eaRftnopy a recep tion was held at I’ohlmnun’s Pavilion. T.o re.were several huudrecLguests. RACE FOR CORPSE I I ComDeting Undertakers Make a Dead Run for a Funeral Job. Hugh Main, thirty-nine years old, who formerly lived at Xo. 349 Montgomery street, was removed to the City Hospital la I, st week, suffering from tuberculosis, and died there yesterday morning. The dead man’s relatives and the Iron Moulders’ Union, of which he was, a member, hearing of his death, each dis patched an undertaker to the hospital to take charge of the body. Undertaker John F. McNulty, of Xo. 80 Brunswick street, was delegated by the dead man's relatives to take charge of the remains. Undertaker Michael J. Corrigan, of Xo. 320 First street, re ceived a similar order from the Iron Moulders’ Union. Wagons containing coffins were sent from both establish ments almost simultaneously and met on Montgomery street. The two drivers, it is said, exchanged confidences, ami find ing themselves both on the same errand, began a race for the dead. McNulty's horse was the swiftest of the two and drove triumphantly out of the hospital yards ns the belated Corrigan vehicle made its appearance. OFFICERS INSTALLED. U. S. Express Company Has Jollification in Echlitz Hall. The officers of the United States Ex press Company, elected a short time ago. were iustalM last night at a meting held in Sehlitz Hall, Xo. 180 Newark avenue. The officers are: A. G. Ackgrmann, president: W. Bush, vice president; F. F. Caddie, recording secretary: W. Connell, financial secretary; G. Bender, treasurer, and X. O’Brien, marshall. The treasurer’s report showed a bal ance in bank of S2.518.50: $750 invested in the Garfield Building and Loan Asso ciation. S750 paid out in death claims, and $750 expended for incidentals. After the meeting adjourned T. Donovan sung. John McManus danced a reel and jig. Wiliam Maher sang. M. J. Crowe recited, Thomas Malone played instrumental se lections. W. Murphy sang. .1. .T. Ryan re cited. F. F. Caddie and President Aeker nuuuLjnade speeches. —— The entertainment committee was com posed of Messrs. McHorne.v, Murphy, Horn and Ryan. BROUGHT A GOAL MINE. Mr. and Mrs. Law’s Surprise Party Results in a Half Ton of Fuel. Mr. and' Mrs. Frederick Lau, of No. 590 Spring street. West Hoboken, gave a sociable to their friends last evening. There were about one hundred guests. A sliorf time ago Mr. and Mrs1. Lau at tended a sociable at a friend's ho»se and complained about not being able to get any coal. Last night each one of the guests brought ten pounds of coal. In all the Laus received 1,000 pounds of coal, which is now safely deposited in the vault in the cellar. -O MISS ALLEN ASSUMES DUTIES Principal of Hobokeh Training Ethod Took Office Til’s Morning. Miss Elizabeth Alien entered upon her new duties as principal of the Hoboken Training School when it re-opened this morning. Miss Anna Moore, who was appointed principal of School No. 5, to succeed M's; Allen, also assume^ charge of her new post. The' new Commission of Public In struction appointed by Mayor Lankering \\... meet to organize this evening. Presi dent Charles V. Darcy,, it is understood, will be re-elected to the chair. FORESTERS TO MEET, There will be a special public meeting of the Forresters of America ami their friends at Hellish's Hall, Summit and j Paterson avenues, West Hoboken, on I Friday evening, January 9, for the pur- ! pose of arranging for the institution of a circle of the Companions of the Forrest ers of America. Propositions for mem bership will be received at this meeting. A fee of $1 must accompany each apliea tion, a special rate set for charter mem bers only. The dues are fifty cents a month. There are no assessments. Doc tors and medicines are furnished free. The sick benefit amounts to $."> per week and the death benefit is $30. Proposition blanks can be secured for Court Friend ship, F. of A., also from Mrs. Heflich, Summit and Paterson avenue, and from Mrs. Zech, No. 14 Leonard street, Jersey City. -o ST. JOHN’S BIO COLLECTION. The liev. Father P. W. Smith, of St. John's It. C. Church. Boulevard and-Van Winkle avenue, is very proud cf the Christmas offerings of his parishioners, j which was the Jargest in the history of the parish. At all tlte masses yesterday the clergy announced that the total amount of the collection was §1 ,S(i’.).50, and extended the thanks of the rector to the congregation for its generous re sponse to his appeal. I PALE COFFEE, RED BLOOD Two Men Scientifically . Carved in a Hoboken Restaurant Row. BOTH LIKELY TO DIE Three of the As3ailant3 Ar rested But the Fourth Got Away. A row over the quality of coffee served in the restaurant at No. 32 New ark street, Hoboken, early this morning, resulted iuv the siabbling of three men. Two of them are now at Si. Mar yet Hospital, where it was said this after noon they were each in a precarious con dition. The stabbing was d'one with a jack knife by Toth Bela, twenty years old^ who lives at the Norwood, a cheap lodg ing house. Bela entered the restaurant shortly after one o’clock with Theodore Hcintz, nineteen years old, of No. 210 Hirer street; Richard Nickle, eighteen years old, of No. 204 River street, and anotlfcr man whose name is not known. OBJECTED TO THE COFFEE. The four ordered coffee, tellitl- Joseph Greeif, the waiter, that they had been drinking and wanted it "good and strong” to sober up on. When Green served the coffee Bela objected. to it and started a row with him. Richard Franz, the cook, went to the waiter’s assistance, and was helping to eject the quartette when Bela drew the knife and stabbed him in the back. Franz sank to the floor, and Bela and his friends fled from the place. They returned shortly and renewed the tight with the faiter. Jacob Levi thau, the manager of the restaurant, went to Green’s assistance this time and was stabbed by Bela twice. Bela then turned on Greer and plunged the knife into his. arm and abdomen. lN A FOOL OF BLOOD. Ireteetive Fenton -’ml Patrolmen Ka- | bold and Whitlock had been summoned ; to the restaurant in the Meantime, and found Levithan and Greer lying uncoil- i scions- in a pool of blod on the floor. The men were hurriedly removed to the hos pital in the police ambulance. I.e-yithan is the worse injured of the two, and it : was thought that he wauld die before the 1 hospital was reached. The second knife thrust penetrated his right lung, and he I is suffering with internal hemorrhages. j The police succeeded in arresting Bela j and the other two men several hours : later. None of them would say who the fourth man was. When arraigned before Recorder Stan ton today they said the waiter had start ed the fight. Bela was held to await the action of'the grand jury, and Xickle and Heintz were committed to the County Jail as disorderly persons. P. R. R’SJIEW bridge. Work At Market Street Causes Delay to Local Trains Bound East. Trains coming into the Pennsylvania Railroad depot this morning were ^-de layed and the schedule somewhat upset because of the notable improvement now being made at the Market street bridge oyer the Passaic River. The work on that structure was begun yesterday morning and it will take about two weeks before it is finished. In the meantime the trains will be run on tlie old Centre street bridge on a single track, which arrangement naturally causes delay. The Market street bridge consists of , two steel spans and a big draw. All ! three parts will be jacked- up at ouce until the height of approaches on both sides of the river is reached. These ap proaches are nearly ready for use. They are fourteen feet higher than th deck of the bridge as it was before work was begun yesterday morning. Wtili favorable weather tlie work of hoisting the steel structure will be com pleted iu a week and the masonry will follow it up closely. Electric lights have been arranged to enable the .men to work at night. Three shifts of men working eight hours each yrill be employed until the work is finished. The work of elevation through the city of-Newark is so ndvanced that two overhead tracks may be used soon after the bridge is raised. -.+— —* PAY OR GOTO JAIL, Order to Show Cause A gainst R. Appleton, Jr. Gr.-utou In Chancery If R. Appleton, Jr., who was mixed up iu nil sorts of real estate transactions on the West Side, doesn’t pay up arrears of alimony awarded to his • wife, who sued litm for divo/ee, he will have to go to jail. ' < Mrs. Appleton secured $10 a week and SoO counsel fees. Her lawyer. Mr. P. Bentley, told Vice Chancellor Pitney that it had net been paid up to date, wherefore an order to show cause why Appleton shouldn't ix» punished for con tempt was signed. COURT CALENDAR Supreme Court. Justice Co.l'ns, Jan (1 —Nos. 13. 33i 28. 30. 31 and .%>. Circuit Court. Judge Xevius, 'Jan. C— Nos. 325, 327, 328. S2«, 331, 332 and 338. 1 STAY FOR TAYLOR Judge Blair Gives the Ne gro Murderer Two More Weeks of Lire. _ 1 | ON THE VERGE OF COLLAPSE Singing of “Nearer My God To Thee” Causes the Condemned Man to Weep Like a Child. Judge Blair this morning in the oCurt of O.ver and. Terminer granted George tV. Taylor, the negro murderer, who was to have beeu hung tomorrow, a respite until Friday, January 23. On that day he will suffer the death penalty unless the court sees lit to allow a further stay, suit of an appeal made by Lawyer Jo seph M. Noonan, th eKev. A. M. Briggs. Taylor's spiritual adviser, and the con demned man’s brother. They pleaded that the prisoner needed mere time in which to prepare spiritually for the end. It is also believed that Judge Blair’s action was largely influenced by the feel ing of sympathy created for the negro because of the mistake made by Gover nor Murphy in announcing his intention to grant a reprieve and then recalling it when he found he had no longer any legal piuver in the matter. Tlie court room was well filled by a crowd of the morbid curious when at 10:45 the negro murderer was brought into court by Under Sheriff John J. Heavey and Deputy Sheriff Frank Hague. Taylor was smiling broadly as he walked to the bar of the court. He had been told he was to hear good1 news, but did not know what it would be. At the railing he met his counsel, Joseph Noonan, whose hand he shook warmly. Judge Blair soon came from his cham bers and at once addressing Taylor said: to be hanged on the sixth day of Jauu made on your behalf to extend the time for that execution amF'the Court has con cluded and now orders that the term of your execution be extended from, tomor row until Friday the 23rd day of Janu ary 11)03.” TAYLOR HAPPY. Taylor looked almost happy as ftp was led hack to his cell where he was .soon joined by his spiritual adviser, Pastor Briggs and his counsel.' judge Blair’s action in granting a re spite is without recent precedent in this county in a capital case, but there is no question of his right to do . as he IiasTloae, and. in fact, to allow any fur they stay which he might feel inclined to. Hangman John A an Hisc is expected' to arrive from Newark with Ins gallows today. He, of course, will not be per mitted to erect it. WEEPS LIKE A CHILD. W hen, yesterday afternoon, the sweet strains of ’’Nearer, My God, to They,” sang by a dozen members of the W. C. T. U. and a number of the prisoners confined in ward 3, arose to the corridor on the third floor of the County Jail, on which the condemned cell is located, Tay lor abruptly terminated a conversation in which he was engaged with his brother. Tears welled to his eyes as lie listened an. instant to the familiar refrain and then lie hastened to his ceil and throwing himself face downward on his cot gave full vent to his feelings and cried like a child. But a short time before lie had ex pressed to one of the members of the death watch his disbelief in the doctrine of a hereafter. “I do not believe there is either a heaven or a hell.” be declared, and then lie added jokingly, “If there is I will find friends in whichever place I go to. but I don’t think there will be any horses there for me'to care for.” The last reference was in reference to liis occupation as a hostler prior to his ar rest. OVERCOME BY THE HYMN. The sweet words of the martyred President McKinley's favorite hymn had however seemiuglv driven from the negro murderer's mind the Atheistic idea to which he had given voice, and reminded him how near he was drawing to the timejgien lie must meet his Maker and leanjBie secrets of the “great beyond.” It fvas plain to be seen afterwards that the singing of this hymn lin'd brought about a great change in the condemned man. He became very quiet and spent the greater part of the re mainder of the afternoon and evening reading his Bible. „ The W. C. T. U. people, who hold bi weekly services at the jail, had expect ed to have Taylor as an auditor. When he was confined on the lower floor before sentence was pronounced, he was a reg ular participant in these*1*services and -seemed to enjoy them very much, but the jail rules prohibit visitors to the por-, tion of the jail in which a' murderer is awaiting execution for three days before the time fixed for the same. Conse quently the .condemned man could' only, hear the sounds of. the music from a dis tance. ■ Although a few days ago it was thought thit Taylor, like the only other negro executed at the jail. Edward HnV linger, would embrace the Roman Cits tholic faith, it. now semis unlikely. The I lev. A. Ji. Briggs, of the Waveriy Con gregational Church, had been attending him spiritually, but’in the early pan of last week lie expressed a desire to see a Roman Catholic priest. The Rev. Father Francis,*&1. Foy, curate of St. Joseph’s Choreh, Baldwin avenue, Jer j. «*y City Heights, called in response to j the reijuest, mul had a long talk with ! the condemned men. f Afterwards, to members of the death t watch, Taylor expressed great admira tion for the priest and said that he had t explained many matters to hint which he !; never before understood. He lias not since asked to sec Father Foy, and as 1 Pastor Briggs is still attending him it is presumed that he has abandoned any idea of changing bis religious belief. He say* he was brought up as a Baptist. SLEEPS VERY LITTLE. Taylor slept very little Saturday night and it was well into yesterday morning i ! before he arose. His only visitors were |his brother and another young colored man. The former brought him three let ters one of Which is presumed*to lie from either his father or mother who are still In the South. He read the missives eag eriy and seenjed pleased afterwards. He .iiwas somewhat disappointed over the ’failure of his sister to call to see him as she had promised to do. The enormous appetite the negro has had ever sinqe his confinement has aj> | parently left hiui and he eats very spar ingly of the good tilings supplied from the Warden’s table. He expressed much i sympathy for Warden Sullivan when he learned that he had been confined to his bed by illness. Taylor regards everyone of the six members of bis death watch as his per I annul friends, lfe will talk with them on any subject except that of his crime. He studiously avoids any reference to tins' j except when he fhiuks some reference to his case in the newspapers calls for an explanation and lie js obliged to talk on this muter to explain it. Although his life history, on svhit-h lie has been at work ever since he was ar rested, is not yet completed it receives very little attention now. His whole thought yet seeing to he of the possibility of a reprieve beingt granted and each of the death watch as they arrive for their tour of duty are importuned for any news along this line that they have heard. Those who have studied the mail most carefully predict that when he finally abandons hope of a stay he will collapse entirely and probably have to be carried to the gallows. -♦ CRITICISED THE “TALENT” j The Christmas Festival Was Secular Says Dr. Stod dard. v fr The Rev. E. L. Stoddard, of St. John’s I I’. E. Church, evidently dissatisfied with I *he professional talent provided for -the I Sunday school entertainments given in ! the church lasr week, has severely criti cised the entertainer and h5s sponsors in the following article, which appears in this week’s issue of Stv John’s Bulle tin, the official organ of his church. “The secular Christmas festival for the younger folks was held on the Friday | afterhoon after Christmas, and the chapel was two-thirds filial with the junior departments of the school. Un fortunately, owing to the present habit of recommending anybody and every body who wants a recommend irrespec tive of merit, we engaged a gentleman who came to us with the highest possible testinionials from several Christian gen tlerneu still out of jail. One cannot per sonally see all the Christmas performers in the United States and must therefore believe somebody. It is perhaps enough to say that the little forlks iiave been better pleased in other years. However, they had their presents and candy, and were not, it is to be hoped, utterly deso late. In tlie evening the gentleman was much better. I think the oluer depart ments had an average good time, though we expected more. If the younger ones will forgive us we will try. to do better next year. BOY SHOOTS^ PLAYMATE He Said It Was An Accident— Victim Says It Wasn’t. Charles Schneider, the thirteen-year-old son of Frits Schneider, a silk weaver, living at 06 Hackensack plankroad, Wee hawken, was shot in the right knee late Saturday afternoon by ps Jackson, twelve years old of 1224 Garden street, Hoboken. The latter was arrested. Young Jackson insistss that the shoot ing was accidental. His victim claims he had a quarrel with Jackson and that the latter becuiiie so much enraged that lie pulled a revolver irom his pocket aYid shot him. SWEETLY SURPRISED Children of St. Peter’s Sunday Scohool Treated to Canr’y. Yesterday afternoon the children at tending St. Peter’s Sunday School were treated to a surprise when they had fin ished their studies at three o’clock. They * were marched in a body to St. Peter’s Hall on York street, where they were each given ‘a large bag of candy. The candy was distributed by the Rev. Fr. Smith and the Rev. Fr. Coughlin. There were one thousand and fourteen bags distributed. -* MATTHES SETS ACQUAINTED 4. Frank .T. Matthes, the new member of the Board of Education, called upon Sn pei-'irteudcnt Henry Snyder and Clerk •tables Wisemann of the Board of Educa tion this morning. The board will reor ganise iiext Thursday evening by reelect ing President John Ward. MONEY LOANED P IVATELY cm hoUie'bUI grots of other security, can b« paid back weekly or monthly. O. J. Igo.-, -N'o. « Montgomery street, Jersey City. MADE BOGUS DIMES Eayonne Police Discover Two Counterfeiters At Work in the Woods, FIGHT FOR THEIR LIBERTY One Prisoner and a Complete Outfit for Making Spuriou3 ‘ Coin Finally Captured. A counterfeiter’s plant was located in the woods near the Morris Canal, be tween the Hudson Boulevard and the Bayonne Speedway, and raided success fully yesterday afternoon. One man, who gave his name as Felix Lowkowsky, a Hungarian, was captured, and some dies, casts, plaster Paris and quick silver were found. Another man, said to be a pal of the prisoner,, escaped when the police reached the scene. Low kowsky was too slow in getting away and was captured. Patrolman Xoble W. Geigletter was informed by John Sutherland a com positor, that two men were making a barrel of counterfeit coins in tlig woods. The policeman neglected to secure as sistance but set out for the woods with Sutherland. They came across a small shanty situated in a clearing. tJeigletter forced in the door and saw two men in the room. One escaped through the window in the rear, but the officer was upon/fiow kowsky before he could get away. After the prisoner was locked up the patrol man went back and searched the place. He found a mutilated plaster cast, a smelting spoon, quicksilver and some plaster Paris. The police are sure that the men have been making dimes for some time as a large number have been disposed of in Bayonne recently. An alarm was sent out by the police, with a description of the escaped man. Lowkowsky was held for the Federal authorities when arraigned “before Re corder Lazarus this morning. -•-k TRANSFERS FOR WORKMEN North Jersey Plans to Let Them Ride on Newark & West Side Lines for One Fare. Superintendent of Transportat’on Ship man and Auditor Hibbs of the North Jersey Street Railway Company had a talk with Mayor Fagan today. It was announced after tfre conference that an arrangement would be made whereby transfer tickets will be issued for the accommodation of ^employes of factories on the West Side to enable them to ride on the Newark and West Side trolley cars for one fare. The company will run a jigger car from Culver avenue to Audubon itvenue, the end of the West Side line. -♦ DISCORD AMONG SINGERS. Oscar Klahro Deposed From the Union Hill Lieisrtsfsl. After thirty-six years of active service as musical director of the -Union Hill I.iedertafel, Oscar Klalire was deposed at a meeting of the society held at Ruth’s Hall, Saturday evening. The action of. the society had been in contemplation a considerable time and in order to avoid trouble Klalire was asked to resign. He refused and his deposition followed. A serious split in the organization is a probability as the result. The Ladies’ Society had decided to withdraw and' organize as a mixed choral society in conjunction With about twenty members of the Liedertafel, who are to resign. Klalire is to he the leader of the new society. -« The fat**, that most diseases arise from an. impure or low condition of the blood, is fully proven by Hood’s Sarsaparilla. r lawyers - - ‘Deniring expeditions neat work and', , , accuracy ...... in the printing of ©Caw *11/orb Should use the . . , prompt delivery and moderate ...... j| price service of the .Jersey Q’ty Jfews STATEMENT DECEMBER 31. 1902: RESOURCES: Collateral Loans. $3,679,859.09 Bonds & Mortgages 1,382,523.50 Bands and Stocks . 575,550.00 ! Real Estate , . 284,763.50 I Title Plant . . 100,000.00 Cash on hand Ain Bank 691,723.06 $6,714,419.15 LIABILITIES Capital Stock. $ 200,000-00 Undivided Profits 746,128.38 Deposits . . . 4r781,935. 08 Mortgage Trust Bonds 950,000-00 Coupons Unpaid. . 16,657.50 Premium .... 5,798.19 Reserved tor Taxes 13,900.00 $6,714,419.15 TRUST DEPARTMENT. Executes all trusts known to the Law. Receives deposits subject to check and allows interest on daily balances. Issues Time and Demand Certificates of Deposit bearing interest. Accounts solicited. TITLE DEPARTMENT. Titles Guaranteed to Real Estate in any part of New Jersey. SAFE DEPOSIT DEPARTMENT. Safe Deposit Vaults as perfect in construction and complete in safeguards as the best in the world. Boxes $5. to $350 per annum. No inheritance Tax is imposed upon Deposits in New Jersey of either residents or non-residents. OFFICERS J. E. HULSHIZER, President, WILLIAM H. CORBIN, Vice-President. GEORGE F. PERKINS, 2d Vice-President, DANIEL E. EVARTS, Secretary and Treasurer DIRECTORS ; CHARLES L. CORBIN. WILLIAM G. BUMSTED. EDWARD F. C. YOUNG. EARLE INSLEY. GEORGE F. PERKINS. WILLIAM H. CORBIN. JOSEPH D. BEDLE. FRANK H. EARLE. JOHN A. WALKER. JAS. B. VREDENBURGH. SPENCER WEART. EDWARD L. YOUNG. J. E. HULSHIZER. GEO. T. SMITH. E. W. KINGSLAND. ! NEW YEAR’S VICTIM DEAD Hoboken Boy Who Was Shot in Hoboken Expires in the Hospital. Fifteen-year-old Joseph Nodiue, who was shot in the abdomen while ‘'blowing out tlie old year” in the rear yards of his home at Xo. 1202 Willow avenue. Hobo ken, died early yesterday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital. Coroner ParslOw has ; empaneled a jury to inquire into his | death. j Phillip Aid, from whose apartments I the revolver was tired, is still under ar i rest with Ernest Kliukel and Charles ; Ensen. None of the three men claim to \ know who was tiring the revolver when I the boy was shot. The police intend to prosecute them for i criminal negligence. -+ WEEK OF PRAYER AT REDDING Begin Yesterday Under Auspicious Omens. At Hedding M. E. Church. Montgom ery Street, near Barrow street, yesterday a week of prayer was started which will continue the balance of the week under the direction of tlie pastor George Willis Gardner. At the services yesterday eleven new members were received into th church. Tuesday evening evangelistic j services will be held. On Wednesday evening there will be special services for the young people of the church, and a Sunday School meetig. On Thursday I and Friday evenings there will be the continuation of the evaugelistic services. After the regular Sunday sohol ser vices yesterday afternoon two-thirds of the members took part in the prayer that followed. MRS. JOBES GETS PENSION Widow of Captain Jobes First to Reap Advantage of New Law. Tlie Jersey City Fire Department Pen ison FiinU Trustees met yesterday at Fire Headquarters on Bay street. Mrs. Jobes, widow of the late captain Chatties W. Jobes who died on December 7, was placed on the pension list. She will receive $000 annually. This is half of a captain’s yearly -salary. Mrs. Jobes is the first person to get the advantages of the new pension fund law passed last year at Trenton. The late Captain was a member of the Board of Trustees. His successor was not ap pointed. WEATHER INDICATIONS. NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 1903.—Fore cast for the thirty-six hours ending at 8 P. M. Tuesday:—Cloudy tonight and to morrow; fresh northwest winds. Hartnett’s Report. Jan. 4. Deg. 3 P. M. 30 0 V. M.35 9 P. M. 34 12 midnight.... 33 Jan. 5. . Dee. G A. M.37 9 A. M.39 12 noon........ 42 kaxxmss orrA-OT. Pavonla Brand of Fin*- Early June Canned Peas. for sale at nearly all good grocery stores, and wholuals at tlM A. flk '’‘•“T Ox’a s tores. i Choice selection of Cut Flowers and funeral Designs, At COCK’S, the Florisr, No. 140 Newark Arenas. BONNOT, THE FLORIST. "a large variety of dowers a!\vo; s on hand. No. 145 Newark avenue, Jersey City. THOMAS HUGHES. Undertaker. 101 Montgomery street. N. Y. & N. J. Telephone 130. JAMES J. MERltlTV. Undertaker, No. 400 Grove street. Hudson IV:. ’SO. WILLIAM J. MOHAN, Unde* Uttar. 14“ Montgomery street. Tel. 347. GEORGE STEVENS. Undertaker, No. 005 Jersey avenue. Tel. 134. DIED BAIRD.—On Jan. 3, 1903. Christina Baird, aged 50 years. Relatives and l'riends .-re respectfully , invited to attend the fuueiai service- at ' her late residence. No. 3875 Boulevard, on Tuesday evening at 8 P. M. ' HAZARD.—On om.UBy. .Jar. 4. 1003, David 8.. heloveu husband ol Lir,.a beth Hazard, aged 53 years. Relatives and lrlends, aiso members [ of Mansfield Lodge. E. A A. M.. au.t j Comiuuuipavr Council. No. 1.517. K. A., | are respectfully invited to attend the ! funeral services at his late res donee, : No. 31 Virginia avenue, ou Tuesday i evening, Jan. 0. at 7:30 P. M. j Interment in Asbury Park, N. .1. j McCANN.—Ou Saturday, Jan. 3, 1903, Bridget MeCanii. aged 30 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully !,invited to attend the funeral from his : late residence. No. 333 Railroad avenue, I on Tuesday* Jan. ti. at 9 A. M.; them a ! to St. Bridget's Church, where a li'gfii j mass of requiem will lie offered for liia j happy repose of her soul.* MULLAXEY.—Ou Sunday. Jan. 4, 1903. Mary V.. beloved daughter of Patrick and Cecelia MuJaucy, ugedl 18 years 1 month and 20 days. ! Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, No. 134 Manning avenue, on Wednesday, Jan. 7. at 9 A. M.; thence to St. Mary's Church, where a high mass'of requiem will lie offered for the happy repose of her soul. REIDY.—On Monday. Jan. 5. 1903. .Maurice, beloved son ot Houora ami the late Maurice Reidy, aged 24 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from hi* late residence, No. 342 Montgomery street, on Wednesday. Jan. 7, at !) A.M ; thence to St. Bridget's Church, where a high mass of requiem will be offered for the happy repose of his soul. SULGER.—On Saturday, Jan. 8, 1003, Josephine, widow of the late Fred* eriek Sulger, aged' 51 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services from her late residence, No. 02 Linden avenue, on Tuesday morning at 8:30 o’clock; thence to St. Boniface R. O. Church, First street, where a solemn high mass will be offered for the happx repose of her soul. - V INSERT AT turned rule BOULE story SKELLY.—On Saturday, Jan. 3, 1909, Daniel, beloved husband' of Mary Skelly. aged 48 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from hia late residence, No. 305 Seventh street, on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 9 A. M.; thence to St. Mary’s Church, where a high mass of requiem will be offered for th* happy repose of his soul. SLOCUM.—On Saturday, Jan. 3, 1903, Elizabeth Slocum, aged 61'years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, No. 59 Atlantic street, oa Tuesday afternoon at 2 P. M. WALL.—On Sunday, .Tan. 4, 1903, John, son of Mary and the late John Wail, aged 25 years and 7 months. Relatives and friend's are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, No. 270 Ninth street, on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 8 A. M.; thence to St. Michael’s Church, where a high mass of requiem will be offered fop the repos* of his soul.