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■ji I1/ .. ,=——. AFTERNOON. THE CITY PUBLISHING COMPANY Office, No. 261 Washington Street NEWS BUILDING Gail, Jersey City, : OFFIOB—«■ 42). BN AGENGY—J 01 Second Street. The-only Democratic Daily Paper •bed tit Jersey City. Single copiet «*»$; subscription, three dollar# per postage paid Entered in the Poet Office at Jersey C*W e* second class matter. All basinets communications should be hadSsMed to The Jersey City News; ell Staters tor publication to the Managing 0 SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1903. r — . ■" ■■ ■ ■ ■■ The Turk and tke Powers. Tke SWful announcement is made iu the newspapers that the powers of Eu rope have given the Sultan free band to deal with th* Macedonian insurrection. It is even said that (he is acting .by their advice. * Incredible as this seems, It is very Jiheiy true. There is nothing th* powers of Europe fear so much as having to deal with th* spoils of the Porte. No one Is willing that the other shall get anything, and whenever the aportionment has to be made, war is a practical cer tainty. Now, all the governments are So much afraid of the next war that they Would rather see the whole population [of Macedonia outraged and massacred, than take the Chance of it. A» about th* only way to suppress the Macedonians is to massacre them, the L massacre must go on. ^ Hew York’s Police Soonndrela. Almost every day, la the New York courts, seme policeman is virtually eon i victsd of perjury and oppression by tbs emphatic discharge of some man or wo man whom he has arrested on some ma licious or frivolous charge. How is it that none of these scoundrels la ever punished? Jm Parka’s Confederates Vest. Having sent the blackmailer Parks to Sing Sing, District Attorney Jerome pro poses to tackle nest the employers who conspired/ with him to hold up their | rivals’ Work. Bravo! Now Mr. Jerome is doing sotne real Work for the public. We will soon have an end of labor troubles With a little more of this ssrt of work. AMUSEMENTS. Aoodemy ef Music. “Jim Bludso,” endowed with all the at tributes Whleh John Hay gave him, will M the attraction nt the Aeademy for one Week, beginning Monday, August 31. The Blay, by 1. N, Morris, la built npou inci lss.‘tse%& ils-es*? The three poems, "JiU Bludso,” “Little Breaches,” and “BantrTim” furnish the ■bain interest of the ular. The beriod reiationahip without destroying their original characteristics. The poet did well, the dramatist has done well, and the ectora do well. The piece la admir ably conceived, and carried out5 with a rodgh, broad stroke ef melodrama. Messrs. Sullivan, Harris and Woods hare given the play an elaborate stage setting, and n cast of fifty people, in cluding that sterling romantic actor, A. 8. Lipman, a Jim Bludso of remarkable quality, rigorous, manly, courting the heroine gallantly and smiting the* villain ... Salt Rheum You may call it edema, tetter or milk crust. But no matter what yon call It, this skin disease which comes in patches that bum, itch, discharge a watery matter, dry and scale, owes its existence to the presence of humors in the system. It will continue to exist, annoy, and per haps agonize, as long as these humors remain. It is always radically and permanently cured by kHood’s Sarsaparilla Mhich expels all humors, and Is positively BmiaUed for all cutaneous eruptions. !UstH.v.' Little Breeches is played by that precocious and clever youngster Harry La Van. Ben Murrel, the villuiu, is iu tlie hanus of Hugh Cameron, while the role of Buuty Tim is euaeted by John ^ played and hi such a way ns to command their admiration.; For the entertainment of the public there will fee Attsic by a military band . aud in oue parr of the building a booth •4 c^wfiCsTEAi.tNO *«t ^ *v*p-*< McCullough, Charles Sturges, John J. McCowan, Frank B. Norman, Joseph XV. Mangers, Margaret Conklin, Loraine Druex, Sara Baron and thirty other com petent players complete the cast. Manager Henderson announces that matinees will be given Wednesday ai(d Saturday, when special features will be introduced by “Little Breeches” to please the children. Henrietta Crossman Coming to the Manhattan Theatre, Miss Henrietta Crossman, who is to open the„ regular season at the Manhat tan Theatre, New York, on September 7, with a magnificent revival of “As You Like It,” will be supported by one of the most distinguished companies that was ever assembled about a star. Miss Crossman’s interpretation of Rosalind lias been pronounced the greatest ever seen on the American stage, and that every other role in the Shakespearean comedy will be brilliantly interpretated is t satire^-fcy the names of the act-/** to whom they are entrusted. John Malone, who will play Jacques, is a Shakes pearean student and recognized author ity. Of SO great reputation is he that he directs the students’ Shakespearean performances at Columbia and Harvard | Universities. Barton Hiil, who plays ; the Banished Duke, has been identified with nearly every great Shakespearean j event in this country for a generation, j He was the associate of1 Booth and the i partner of John McCullough. William • Herbert, who will play Adam, enjoys j a wide reputation both in England and j on this side of the Atlantic in Shakes pearean comedy roles. There is not a member of Miss Cros man’s company who has not won distinc tion in the dramatic profession. Ail the stage settings and costumes will be in keeping with the character of the com pany. The scenery for “As You Like It” was a gift to Miss Crosman from Julia Arthur, whose husband is B. P. Ch;ney, the Boston multi-millionaire. Mr. Cheney j had the production specially made for ! his wife, and as his wealth is vast he | spared no cost. It is the most beautiful Shakespearean equipment ever designed, and in presenting it to Miss Crosman Miss Arthur said it was her “tribute to an artiste.” Miss Crosman’s engagement at the Manhattan Theatre will open with a Labor Day matinee, and there will be matinees Wednesday and Saturday. Tha engagement will be for only one week, as Miss Crosman’s plans forbid a longer stay in New York. This revival of “As You Like It” will be one of the '"most brilliant dramatic events of the season, and admirers of Miss Crosman’s Rosalind will undoubtedly avail themselves of this, the last opportunity to see her in this character, probably for several years. Grant Fashion Show. The great fashion show opens at Madi son Square Garden, New York, Monday night. Vast preparations have been un-1 der way for months for this unique exposition, the first of its kind ever held in this country. Exhibitors from every part of the United States have secured space for showing their goods. Which Include every kind and description of fabrics in the rough material and in made up goods. These include gowns for every style of wear, frotn the simplest to the moat gorgeous silk and satin crea tions for etetting wear. Every style of garment will be on ex hibition that is worn by women. The dress display will be only a part of the. exhibits. Ik the line Of gowns the foreign exhibit will be probably tbs moat interesting. It! ificludes a variety of more than one hnn- I dred gowns made by the most famous ' European makers. Mr. Otto Adler, who is here as a delegate from the Paris mo-' distes, Will show the proper styles and talk upon .Fashion as seen through 1 French eyes. There will be lectures and demonstrations on dressmaking, cutting' and fitting .whi^h will be open to all visitors. Women devoted to outdoor sports will have much to fascinate them in the' sporting exhibit, upon Which much time ' and money has been expended in order that it shall be complete and thorough. On a stage the Parisian gowns will shown upon handsome young women who ore professional mode.*. In this manner visitors will have an unusual opportunity of seeing the Frengfc styles properly dis has been fitted up where leading com posers and popular song writers will dis play their own music, among them De Koven, Englander, Kerker, Baldwin Sloane, Cole and Johnson, Henry K. Hadley, Max S. Witt and Frederick Vi Bowers. Royal Arcanum at Manhattan. V. M. C., the motto of the Order of Royal Arcanurp, will blaze forth at Pain’s Amphitheatre, Manhattan Beach, Monday night. The display will be in honor of (the organization and many of the grand officers and regents of local councils have expressed their intention to be present. The citizens of sunny Italy will attend Tuesday evening, when mottoes and symbols of their land will be shown. Wednesday and Friday evenings will be devoted to insurance men and Saturday tbereAvill be a number of new features. Each evening at a quarter to eight there is shown stereopticon views of the buildings and statuary now in place in the grounds of the St. Louis world’s fair. “Dorothy Voraon of addon Holl” la Stag* Preparation. Melville Ellis is composing special music for “Dorothy Vernon of Hadden Hall” in which Bertha Galland will star this season, under direction of J. Fred Zimmerman, Jr. The stage v tsion of Charles Major’s' latest populat historic romance has been prepared by Paul Hes ter, who so successfully dramatised “When Knighthood Was in Flower,” the scenery is being painted by Ernest Gros and Ernest Albert from actual photo graphs of Haddon Hall—a whole wing of which is being practically built on the stage by Camp & Mangan, of Daly’s Theatre—while the play is being staged by R. A. Roberts at the Harlem Opera House. _ Princes* Theatre. The Princess Theatre, where “The Earl of Pawtucket” will be seen for the rest of its. rttn in New York, is a gem of a play house. It has had a checkered career in the last fifteen years, having changed its hatte half a dozen times in that period. A year ago it was rebuilt, however, being made a ground floor thea tre, and, under its name of the Prin cess, has been exceedingly profitable. “The Earl of Pawtucket” is expected to pack it right along. The advance sale of teats for a month ahead is enormous. -♦ NEW PUBLICATIONS. \ "Outirng" for September. Sir Thomas Lipton’s third attempt to lift the America’s cup is the leading sub ject in September '‘Outing.” “Sailing a Cup Defended,” by William E. Sim mons; “The Evolution of the Racing Yacht Model,” by G, A. jCormack. Secre tary of the New York Yacht Club; “The Men Who Have Defended America’a Cup,” by W. J. Henderson, and “A Crit ical Comparison of Shatnrock and Re liance,” by John R. Spears, being some of the articles touching that,subject People who fish and others will enjoy “Grover Cleveland Goes a-Pishing,” “Random Fish Tolk,” by W. C. Harris, and Leonidas Hubbard, Jr.’s, “Off-Days On Superior’s North Shore.” and those who shoot, Edwyn Sandy’s good story, “Four of ft Kind", and his observations about “The Game Field in September, as well as W. A. Baillie-Grohman’s ad venture stories, which explains some thing about the sense of hearing of moun tain game. Among the other interesting things in “Outing” are a human-interest sketch of, “New York in the Good Old Summer Time,” by Charles Belmont Da vis; Leon Vandervort’s profusely illus trated article about the “New Appala chian Forest Reserve;” “Field Dogs in Action," by How&rd 'C. Rathbone;” “Modern Pirates,” with striking pictures, by J. W. Muller; “On No-Name Key,” more of Ralph D. Paine’s Cuban filibus tering experience of 1896; Franklin Mat thew’s description of “How a Great Ship is Launched,” and “International Auto mobile Racing.” with photographs of the course in Ireland. There is rattling good gctlen in this number by A. E. MacFar iane. Frederick Moulton Alger and Frank H. Spearman and verse by Gouverneur Morris and Emery Pottle. v v LINDEN AVENUE M. E. Services at 10.80 A.'XL and f.45 P. Si. Sunday School, 2.30 P. M. Epworth League. f.QO P. SI. A welcome extcude to all by the pas tor. Rev. Thomas Hall. ... STATE BANK _ RJPTS Petitions Filed in the U. S. Court From the Jersey District in Five Years. ELEVEN HUNDRED CASES Essex County Had he Pre* ponderance — Some Big Failures. Five years ago today the first peti tion in bankruptcy was filed in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of the United States for the District of New Jersey,- says the Trenton correspondent of the Newark “Sunday Call.” It was filed by Ferdinand L. Behre, of Hope well, Mercer County, with liabilities of $3,558.61, and assets of $2,240. Since that time there have been filed 1,175 petitions. Of this number, 920 are voluntary—filed by bankrupts, and 255 involuntary—filed Hr creditors. In these various cases all of Vhe adjudications have been made by Hon. Andrew Kirk patrick, judge of the Court, with the ex ception of forty-four, thirty-seven of which were voluntary and seven invol untary cases. These forty-four were made by the various referees throughout the district during the summer of 1900. when Judge Kirkpatrick took a vacation trip to the Paris Exposition. During the first six months of tije existence of the bankruptcy laW few peti tions were filed, owing to the fact thgt under the provisions of the act the United States Supreme Court Was re quired to promulgate rules and forms to regulate the practice. These wer*tn<»f adopted until November 28. 1898, and did not go into effect until Monday, January 2, 1899. Judge Kirkpatrick es tablished the practice of making no ad judications in the cases where petitions were filed \jntil the orders and forms had become effective, therefore few petition ers sent in their papers until after New Year of 1899. This practice wa* also observed and followed in most of the other districts throughout the country. As stated, Ferdinand L. Behre, of Hopewell, started the bankruptcy' ball rolling on August 15. 1898, but during the first six months of the act, only twenty nine others followed his example. The second six months was much more fruit ful owing to the fact that the court was then taking up and disposing of the peti tions as rapidly as filed. One hundred and nineteen petitions were filed during the second six months, making 149 up to July 1, 1899. One hundred and forty-four were filed in the third six months and 146 in the fourth,, making 290 for the year, an da total of 439 filed in the tWe years up to July 1, 1900. During the ffth holf year 13 6petitions were filed, and 182 during the sixth, making 268 for the Vear, and 707 for the three years. Qne hundred and twelve were filed in the seventh six months and 127 in the tigbtli, making 239 for the year.-*nd 946 for the four years, nl the ninth half year, eighty-nine petitions were filed, its'-tin tenth ninety-one, making 1180 for the year, and 1,126 for the’five years ending July 1, 1903. Since the latter date forty nine petitions have been filed, making a grand total of 1,175 petitions filed up to the present time. These cases are dis tributed among the various counties in the district as follows; — Essex. 280 Hudson.204 Passaic. 189 Monmouth. 80 Mercer... Gl Union. 57 Bergen.,.. 60 Atlantic.1. 47 Camden... 45 Cumberland. 29 Middlesex.■..... 26 Morris. 24 , Somerset. 23 Warren...... 20 Burlington. 18 Hunterdon .. 15 Cape May. 13 Ocean.13 Salem. '11 Sussex. 9 Gloucester.. i../ 5 U75 Since the passage of the act. ,560 dis charges bare been granted, of which 509 are voluntary and fifty-one involuntary. Twenty-seven petitions have been dismis sed, seren of which are voluntary, twen ty invjjuntary. Orders of composition have been entered in eight onset, five voluntary and three involuntary ones. Three cases have been consolidated. One was merged into another N*ty Jersey case, two were transferred to and consol idated with a case in the Southern Dis trict of New York. This makes a total of 598 cases disposed of, while the re maining ones are still pending. The law makes it compulsory to apply for a djs charge in eighteen months after adjudi cation, consequently there are alarge number of cases which now can ne^tFbe considered. The 500th discharge was granted on February 23, 1903; the 360th August 3, 1903. The filing of 1,175 cases does‘hot m^an that only 1,173 persons are in bankrupt HI F EXT MORNING I FEEL BRIGHT AND NEW AND MY COMPLEXION IS BETTER. .id’kf '“•fImS**1*Vl«w«Bt1L2(!£?. *Tbl»drink 1J «d#/ M2r» flKJypKsys"" *• •*“* * LANE’S FAMILY MEDICINE cy, for In about crue-sixfh ofthe cases more than one applicant sign the petition, in near all cases where there are partners both members of the firm sign the peti tions, while in 'some cases as many as four have joined in the application for a discharge from partnership debts. Prob ably no less than 2,000 individuals are represented ill these l,175*eases. In the clerk’s office, the cases are dock eted in books of *500 pages each. It is quite a coincidence that the first case in the first and second books come from not only the same county, Mercer, but the same town, Hopewell. The fromer is that of Ferdinand L. Belire: the latter, that of Charles S, Durling. The last case in the first docket—the 500th, came from Newark, Joseph Murphy. Tfce last in the second docket*—the 1,000th—came from Roselle, Union County—George C. Choate. The first case in the thiyd docket came from Long Branch—Edward J. Kurrus. The last, the 1,175th. came from Jersey City—Nathan G. Friend. Und$r the bankruptcy law of 1867 less than one hundred firms and corporations took advantage of the act during the en tire‘eleven years of its existence. Un der the present law, no less than 180 have come under the ban in one way and another and the end is not* yet. The fact that New Jersey is such a strong corporation State accounts for this con dition of affairs. An instance is the case * f of the Southern Car and Foundry Com pany, a million-dollar corporation of Bir mingham, Ala. The company is incor porated under nhe laws of the “mother of trusts.” and, notwithstanding the fact that all its property is in Alabama and the South, and that not one of its stock holders resides in New Jersey, the pro ceedings in bankruptcy were commenced in the State where it is incorporated. An attempt was made to transfer the case to Alabama, but this has not yet been done. It is of interest to know that upward of half a dozen individuals have taken advantage of both bankruptcy laws, 1867 and 1898. While most of the 'bankrupts take advantage of the law to relieve financial embarrassment, some do it in spite. -One petitioner* with less than $1,000 in debts said that he had been “stucK” by a petitioner, and he was go ing to get even by sticking somebody else. And, he did. The bankruptcy law of 1807 was ap proved March 2 of that year. The first petition was not fllgd until more than three month's after the law’s approval, to with, June 22. 1807, while under the present law the first case was filed in just one and a half months after ap proval. Under the old law 526 petitions Were filed in the first thirty months. The present act is forty-pine ahead of that record. Sis hundred and thirty-nine petitions > were filed in the first four years of the law of 1807; 910 were re corded in four years under this law. Seven hundred and forty-nine were filed during the first five years of the old law. Our 1,175 for the same period puts the record of the law of 1807 in the shade. It is interesting to note that eight in dividuals have twice taken advantage of the opportunities afforded by the present bankruptcy law. The amendment to the bankruptcy law approved February 5, 1903, makes it impossible for a volun tary bankrupt to be discharged oftener than once in sis years. No mention is made of involuntary bankrupts, and it would seem that those whom creditors had forced into bankruptcy could ob tain a discharge within that period. In the totl number of cases, voluntary and involuntary, from any one locality, Newark easily wius. Nest comes Jersey City, Paterson. Hoboken. Passaic, East Orange. Trenton, Atlantic City, Camden, Elisabeth, Freehold, Morristown, Long Branch, New Brunswick.' Somerville, Hackensack and Perth Amboy in the order namwik’' ' Previous to the amendments several persons s^ice obtained relief under the present act. One firm, after securing a discharge from this court, went back into business in not only the same town but the same street and number in .which they were first located. They again ap plied for discharge in bankruptcy, and their failure appearing to be complete and without fraud they secured the relief for which they prayed. , Some of the large cages which have been considered in this division at the United States Djstrlet oCurt are as fol lows; ‘ Allen M. and James M. Seymour, East Orange; liabilities, $371,975.00; assets, none. Discharged, July 30, 1901; liti gated* three years. ‘ w' -Henry H. lard, Belrnar; liabilities, $926,500-31; assets, 393,120, so claimed, —;--y—— Japit proved to bo mifch le*A Jilsehnrge obtained with’ no opposition Ami com paratively \llttle effort. Litigated loss than a ypnr. .Mr. Yard war In the big Keystone bank failure in Philadelphia, which'caused such consternation a few yeurs ago in that municipality. He is now in buxines* again in the same city. George S. Gagnon, of Long Brunch, with liabilities of $89,940.90, seemed to have failed for a large sum, considering the fact that his occupation Was that of dentistry. His assets were given as less than $000. He was stubbornly opposed, but he received a discharge in a Ittle over a year. Frank Jenkins, of ftoa^ton, with debts ■of nearly? liatf a million—$487.398.05— and no assets, in June, 1902, asked for a discharge from, his debts. His creditors fought him, but he pulled through in November of the some year with a clean balance sheet, his creditors being unuble to prove any fraud. The case of Andrew Brown, East Or ange. is (he record holder. He owed $841,858.08, his only assets being a well night, if not entirely, worthless damage claim for $270,000. The ease holds the record in New Jersey for stubborn fight ing. His,failure carried down or crippled three banks, the People’s American Ex change and Bank of Commerce, all of Buffalo, N. Y„ and the receivers and creditors of these instlfbtions were the people who fought his discharge so game ly. He received a discharge ou May 14, 1901, however, after less than three years fighting. The case lias been appealed on side issues two or three times, however, but, from present appearances the cred itors hare about given up the fight. The difficulties'incident npon absolutely prov ing fraud Tieyond doubt were very great, aud notwitbsttndiug the fact that hun dreds of thousands of words of testimony were taken, thousands of dollars speut in counsel fees and stenographers' bills, the creditors could not seem to prevent the consummation which Mr. Brown and his many lawyers So devoutly wished and worked for. The case is the longest, slowest and most interesting in the history of the bankruptcy court. It contains mure pa pers than any two in the dockets, more dcokpt entrie# than any three and ns much testimony as any other, if not more. Testimony was taken by commissions in four states, viz.. New Jersey, New York North Carolina and Florida. The largest case in the court is that of The largest case In the court is that of Francis D. Carley, the stock broker, of East Orange and New York, As a New Jersey resident, he elected to file his peti tion in this jurisdiction, but his creditors from across the river took the trouble to cross frequently in their endeavors to prevent a discharge from being granted. He owed more than a million dollars— more than auyother petitioner in, the court’s history. The exact figures were $1,023,953.03. He claimed that he had not a single cent to pay this enormous debt. After it stiff fight, an appeal to the United States Circuit Court in Phila delphia and many other attempts to de feat him. he secured a discharge in May last. A fight on the order of discharge is promised, as the creditors, who come all the way from Kentucky to oppose him promise to appeal the matter. If the ap peal is taken, it willb e considered at the September term of the appeal court in Philadelphia, and a decision may be looked for in a month thereafter. Those who have petitioned the bank ruptcy court for a discharge, giving their liabilities at more than $100,000. not in cluding those already mentioned, are as follows: Aaron W. Mann, Trenton. $120. 000.00: Peter H. Leonard. Summit. $146 432.43: Max Myenberg, Hoboken. 122, 201.37, William J. Hall, Orange. $100,000 John W. Combs, Paterson. $129,776: Thomas Williams, Leonia $170,790.49: Alfred A. Freeman, Newark. $100,080.84 Reuben Trier, Newark, $235,080.84: Cor rabelle Land and Lumber Company, Plainfield. $149,840.47; Vincent R. Sehenek Jersey City, $846,041.04. Win. W. Flaunagau. Newark. $149,356.52; An drew LeMassena. Jr'., Newark. $138,254. .81: William Durbin Harper, Entontown. $307,250.32: James X. Pidcock White House Station $326,860.70; William J. McGali, West Orange. $192,135.78: Al bert A. Guignes. Newark. $251,438.08: Johu P. Schwart^Newark: $117,300.25; Chrome Patent Leather Company. New ark, $329,44&C8; Albert T. Otto. Jersey City. $385,299.31: William Jeffery. North Plainfield. $105,939.84: Peter Buckle. Trenton, $105,370.95: William E. Prall. Plainfield. $222.523.71; George W.' Da Cnnka, Montclair, $124,077.28: James Smieton, East Oriinge. $139,203.66: Wm. & J. Robertson; Pateraon. $144,597.36; Aaron D. Thompson. Plainfield; William H. Stelwag^n. Maple.Slmdt, $141,240.00: Robert SiUjKion, East Orange, $138,871; Newbolii R. Haines, Atlantic City. $474,4S8.00: Florence G; Yeruam, Oak land. $101,148.00: Ella Booth. Montclair. $300,000.00; Frank J. Johnson. Summit. 111.080.00; nintin McGali. West Orange, Swin B. Maynard, Passaic, 111,309.00; llant Brothers. Paterson, $419,178.00; Joseph Mercy, Newark, 127.208.00’; Al fred J. R. E. Zucker, Hoboken $270,104; • - ■- ■■ -—— A' Gnaraateod Cure for Piles Itchidg. Bllhd, S eeding or Protruding Piles, our druggist will rtfund your money U PASO OINTMENT falls So cure you. t» eoou. 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The most up-to-date buildings and tb* host equipped school* in either the Dotted States or Csnada. One fourth of a hundred experienced and successful teachers who are willing to assist and able to make the hard places easy. A cardial invitation is extended to visit dur schools. We would b* pleased to send catalogues to any addraes at our expense. A. J. GLEASON, President. -———■ ■’ 1 '""" Executive office of Drake Bualneaa Colleges In Bank of the Me**— olia Building. New York City. John Huston. Newton. $130,255: Wheel er & Schultz, .Hackensack, $177,203.00 HarryC. Webster. Bortou's Landing, $189,093.06;.. Lewis S. Samuel. Jersey City; $152,769.17; May W. Truitt, At lantic City. $103,116.79: Solomon Sayles, Long Hills. $678,410.80: Albert R. Sou hami. Asbury Park, $144,451.55; Levi Wilson MoeU, Newark. $177,797.23; Mill town India Rubber* Company, Milltown, $308,473.10: Robert W. Appleton. Allen hurst. 200,000: William F. Fisher & Co., Sayreville. $135,238.74: John Gill. Jr.. Camden County. $106,043.80: George Finck. Summit. $128,085.13: Stephen J. Meeker, Newark. $243,073.58. The largest case in the books, as had been said, is that of Frauois D. Carle?, East Orange, with liabilities of $1,023, 953.63. The smallest case In point of debts, is that of Peter S. Beilis, Somer ville. with liabilities of $355.62. He hag $159.50 In assets—nearly half enough to pay his debts if It Was uot for the ex emption law. which saves him $200 of anything he may have. There are half a dozen cases where bankrupts owe less than $600 and ruauy are under the $1,000 inura. As has been Intimated heretofore the law was amended February 5. 1903. These amendments in the minds of many, went a long way toward lengthening the life of the act. Some of the provisions were (1), to prevent frequent discharges. (21 preclude discharge from debt due for aUtuony or lack of maintenance or * enac tion (3* concerning giving of preferences —a vital part of the la\V (4l to change filling fee from $25 to $30—the addition al $5 being for the benefit of referees. There was no little talk about a move ment to have the act repealed, but since the adoption of these amendments, its provisions are better for the creditors, and unless something unforeseen happens it bids fair to remain upon the statute j books indefinitely. -« VERY 'LOW RATES' TO DEAD WOOD AND LEAD, D., Via Chict^o & North-Western R’y from Chicago. Excursion tickets will be sold September 2. 3, 4, 5 and 6, with very fa vorable return limits, on account Inter national Mining Congress. For particu lars apply to your nearest agent or ad dress H. A. Gross, 461 Broadway, New ! fork City. I XWN1NGS Takas Sown and Stored for th* Wint3 Cauopies for Wedding* and Re ceptions. Crash and Camp t Choir* for Hire. Waterproof Wot-nti Covers and Tnrpstilic* WEAVER’5 OLD QUARTERS U) R# St 30 Gregory Street. CERTIFICATE OF REDUCTION OF Tit* Capital Steak by reducing the bar value of shares of THE TURCK COMPANY. The location of the principal office tn thta State U at No. MS Vasaihgcon Street, in iA* City of Jersey City, County of Hudson. The name of the agent therein ami in charge thereof, upon whom process against this cor poration may We served. Is Charles N. King. RESOLUTION OF DIRECTORS. The Board of Directors of the Turck Com pany. a corporation of New Jersey, on thlg seventh day of January, A- D. 1903, do hereby resolve ana declare thht it is advisable that the capital stock of this company be reduced from one honored and twenty-five tnougaad dollars (consisting of 2,500 shares of preferred and 10,000 shares of common stock, both classes being of the par value of $10.00 per share) to twelve thousand five hundred dollars «con sisting of 2,50u shares of preferred and 10.00# shares of common stock), both classes to be of the par value of $1.0u per share. Said reduction to be effected by changing tfc© pur value of each share from $10.M to $1.00 per share; and do hereby call a meeting cf '.he stockholders, to be held at the cymp.aiy'a office, in the City of Jersey Ulty. oa7 Muntiay; the twelfth day cf January. 1903, at 3 o'clock P. M , to take action upon the above reso lution. certificate of change. THE TUttCK COMPANY. A CORPORATION of New Jersey, doth hereby certify that it has reduced Its capital stuck from one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars (cvasistiaf of 1500 shares of preferred and 10.000 shades of common stock, both classes being of the par valua of $10.00 per share) to twelve thousand five hundred doiiars ^consisting of 2,500 shares of preferred and 10,000 shares >>t common stock), both classes to be of the par value of $1.00 per share. Said reduction wss eilected by changing the par value ef each share front $10.00 to $1.00 per share, said reduction of the capital stock having been declared bfc resolu tion of the Board of Directors of said cor poration (above recited) tp be advisable, and having been duly and regularly a*»eiuoi ;»> - by the vote of two-thirds In Interest of each class of stockholders having voting powers, at a meeting duly called by the Board of Directors for that purpose; And the written assent of said stockholders is hereto appended. In witness whereof. sat<f corporation hag caused this certificate to be signed by its presi dent and secretary, and 1U corporate sml to be hereto a xed the 12th day vof January, A. V. 1903. MARIUS TORCH. , *. President. JOHN L. SMITH, * , >, -» \ KJmo-otar▼. ■ " ■ "■ 1" I- ■ B!- L l-JUl. l "i * HUDSON COUNTY COURT OF COMMON Pieas—Notice. In the matter of the petition of Frank \VUs. ner for the benefit of th* Inablver.-. Law, of this State. To John J. Fallon, Attorn*}- of Isabella Jordan, Isabella Jordan and William Wlsicsertf You are hereby notified that I have present ed a petition to the Court of Common Plea, of the County of Hudeou, according to the faim of the statute in such care made and provld-d. for the benefit of th* Insolvent law* of thi* State: and the said court have appointed FRIDAY, th*. Twenty-sixth day of June. Nineteen Hundred and Three, at the hour of ten o'clock In the forenoon of that day. at the Court House of said County, as the tlfn* and place at which they will at. lend, to hear what can be alleged for of against my liberation. FRANK WIS3NKR. Dated at Jersey City, N. J., May si»t. mi CLARENCE KELSEY. Attorney of Petitions. No. 1 Exchange Place. Jersey City. K .1 THE^ACCOUNT OF THE SUBSCRIBERS, AS Ouardlans of Walter K. Hill (now. deceased)' and Beniamin C. Hill, minors, will br settled by the Hudson County Orphans' Court oa September 11. 1903. LIZZIE T. LEWIS, MARY J. HILL, . .A,-... --.-(7—.. THE FINAL ACCOUNT OF THE SUB3CRIB er, Executrix of Ann E. Hill, deceased, will be settled! by th* Hudson County Orphan# Court on September U, 1903. IDA F. STORRS.