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LAST EDITION n\Tr PI? ATT < if^ll WEATHER INDICATIONS. V/i* Hi X Jj_ !L jl NEW YOKK. May 15, 3903.--Kore /Sp»7 'nS carft t'. r the thirty-'* hours entSajf S P. ' r M., Tup-ta.v: Shi-wei' and thuuder LAST EDITION storms tit-day and to-morrow; brisk south winds. —}i*Ir-XYICE9--JJ11.,^-„ — JERSEY CITY._PRICE ONK f^Vr"" SOL. DICKINSON DECLARES WAR 1'.; publican Leader Openly Opposes the Renomraation of Mark M- Fagan for Mayor- * HE CANNOT CONTROL HIM Fagan Insists on His Right to Appoint and So the Fight Is on to the Bitter End The long-threatened and looked for break between Col. Samuel I). Dickin son and Mayor Mark il. Kagan has couie at last. While it was not unexpected, the “Xews” on different occasions tell iug of the strained relations existing be tween these two Republican lenders, the announcement that Col. Dickinson had declared against another nomination for the Mayor caused some surprise among the friends of the two men, as it was pretty well understood that mutual friends were industriously engaged in am effort to close the breach between them. Within the past week Collector Fry. who holds tiie $7,000 a year City job through ! the courtesy of Mayor Fagan and who is chairman of the County Committee by the will of Colonel Dickinson, had hoped that all differences would be amicably settled and that the Colonel and the May or would bury the hatchet, or at least put it away until after the fall election. Just as everything was moving along smoothly, something happened that not only upset Mr. Fry's well laid plans, but made the breach between the Secretary of State and the City's Chief Executive wider than ever. What this was that so seriously interfered with the reconcilia tion programme has not been learned. Some say the Mayor insisted on his right to,-protect so-called Fagan Democrats holding places and the making of ap pointments without advice or suggestion of Republican Ward Clubs. It is said that Col. Dickinson's views iD these mat ters were, not in accord with tiie Mayor's. Others have it that the break was due to the Mayor’s stand on several public matters. Whatever it was tiie overtures that were being made by one side or the other were brought to a sudden end. The fight is on. Col. Dickinson’s friends say there will lie no let up and that Mayor Fagan will not be the candidate of the Republicans this fall. Who will be the Mayoralty nominee they will next soy. It won't be Fagan, that they are sure of. In a day or two there will be a round-up of tiie Ward leaders. Col. Dickinson wants to know where he stands. After this work has been performed a decision Will be reached us to whom tiie organiza tion will put up to oppose the Mayor at the primaries. Tiie Colonel has no fear of his ability to control tiie organization, though lie admits the Mayor is not with out friends among the Ward leaders. As a candidate for tiie nomination the May or will practically be outside the political breastworks. He will be forced to make the fight as an anti-organization candi date. Admitting his great strengtli in the party, he will be at a big disadvan tage. Naturally he will not be wholly deserted by the leaders. A few of them You should not feel tired alt the time healthy people don’t—you won’t if you take Hood’s Sarsaparilla for a while. The Jersey City News. Job Printing. Eusiness Cards Letter Heads fill Heads Envelopes Circulars Book Work. Law Briefs Famphlets F rcg'rammes i etlcgues By-Laws 251 WASHINGTON STREET. -— . -■ » P. S. IN ARREARS City Collector Edward Fry this morn ing levied on lhe furniture of tile offices of the Public Service Corporation in Ex change Place, iu default of payment by the concern of personal taxes for 1003 and 1904 on personal property of the North Jersey Street Railway Company, absorbed by the Public Service Corpora tion. The amount foots tip. including fees and interest, to $010.33. The Col lector has ordered the sale of the seized property at noon on Tuesday, May 23. will stand by him in his fight. The poli ticians, the men who know how to run primaries, will be arrayed on the side of Col. Dickinson. Whatever the outcome t'he Democrats will be the gainers. May or Fagan’s defeat at the primaries would make success for the Democratic candi dal more easy. There is no question of his popularity With the voters, and it is doubtful if the Republicans would stand a ghost of a show of winning out with any one else for a candidate. Even with Fagan as the nominee andi the Republi cans united the election would be in doubt, as in Archibald M. Henry the Democrats will have a candidate who will not let any grass grow under his feet. The situation is such that already Republicans are conceding that unless harmony is restored the Democrats will regain control of the city. Some very shrewd Republicans do not view tihe sit uation with alarm. They ate inclined; to believe that tiie break between, Col. Dick inson and the Mayor is not as serious as it may seem and that a way will be found) to patching up the trouble. One of Col. Dickinson’s trusted lieutenants in con versation tvi'fih a representative of The News expressed the opinion that tile Sec retary of State has made up his mind to go through with the programme he lias mapped out. “Fagan,” he said “has been building up a machine of his own and has douse many tilings since lie assumed office that has been injurious t» the Republi can party. He thinks he is the only Re publican who can be elected'. Col. Dick inson does not agree with him on this point. Tire Mayor has had two terms, all that he is entitled to according to party usage and the organization thinks some other man should be given a chance to disprove his statement that no other Republican can be elected Mayor. He has no kick coming. The Republicans have stood loyally by him in two cam paigns and it is up to 'him to step aside if |t-is the wish of die party leaders that he should do so. Of course it is his privilege to seek another nomination if he feels so disposed, and he should not complain if he happens to he beaten. Cni. Dickinson feels that Jersey City is Republican now ynst ns is the State, and that the time has come to put in the of fice of Mayor a man who will not plan a scheme to undermine the organization. Fagan’s strength is overestimated;. He knows the work that had' to be done for him in the last Campaign and that if it were not for the organization that he has so often and systematically slighted James J. Murphy would now be Mayor. I am with the Colonel in the fight and so is every other organization Republican. What is the use of having a Republican Mayor if a lot of renegade Democrats are to get the places. There are any number of Republicans who can he nom inated and who if elected1 will give the city a better administration than it has had for the last four years. For my part I would rather go down to defeat with an out and out Republican candidate than win with a candidate who is al ways planning to improve his own polit ical! condition.” City Collector Fry, when asked about the Dickinson-Fagan split, said, emphat ically-— "I have nothing whatever to say about it.” Mayor Fagan said he did not care to discuss the matter. MRS. ANNIE HEAVEY DEAD Mrs. Anne Heavey, widow of the late John Heavey and mother of Under Sher iff John J. Heavey, died at the home of her son, Thomas, No. 08 Wayne street, at 3.5.") o’clock this morning. Re sides her sons John and Thomas, three other grown children—Sister M. I’ris cilla, who is in charge of an orphans’ asylum in Hoboken; Richard and Hester, survive her. Death was due to bronchi tis which developed from a severe cold contracted some weeks ago. Mrs, Heavey was born in Dublin, Ire land, seventy-fire years ago. She canto to this country in 1850. She was mar ried in New York. For many years elie has been known for her charitable dis position and has taken an active interest in the work of varinus societies of iter pariah SKEETERS WON IN BANG UP GAME After a Hard Fought Battle the Home Team Defeated Providence On Sat urday “JOCKO” HALLIQAN DIO IT Toronto Downed Buffalo and Baltimore the Sailors —The Clubs’ Standing The Skeeters won Saturday's game from the Clauidiggers. The game sched uled between the two teams for yester day was postponed on acount of rain. Saturday’s was a hangup game and the home team did not pull out until the ninth inning. “Jocko” Haliigan did the act with a homer that sent Bean across the rubber ahead of him. The score was 5 to 4 in favor of the Ciamdiggers when the Skeeters went to tile bat. Bean got first on a hit to centre. Keister sacri ficed and Merritt went out on a fly to Conn. The outlook for the Skeeters was dismal. Haliigan went to the bat. A savage swipe and the ball went over the left field fence. The fans as one person arose to their feet and cheered them selves hoarse. Pandemonium reigned1. The crowd in the hleechers rubbed on the field and lifting Halligan to their shoul ders made the eiueuit over. The S'keaters made three runs- in the first inning and one in the third. Prov idence rallied in the first and fifth and in the seventh developed a batting streak which, with a pass for two, netted three runs . The score: PROVIDENCE. R. H. P.O. A. E. Poland, db. 1 1 0 1 0 McFarland, If. 2 3 2 0 0 Dunn, 2b. 0 2 2 3 1 Brodie. ef..... 0 1 2 0 0 Conn, lb. 0 1 14 0 1 Jacklitseh, c. 0 0 4 .1 0 Ball, rf.. 0 10 0 2 Rock, ss. 1 1 1 3 1 Poole, p. 1 1 1 3 0 Totals. 5 11 *26 11 5 •Two out when winning run was scored. JERSEY CITY. R. H. P.O. A. E. Clement, If. 1 1 3 0 0 Bean, ss. 1 1 1 5 0 Keister, rf.. 2 2 2 0 1 Merritt, 2b.... 114 0 0 Halligan, cf. 1 2 3 0 0 Vaudergrift, lb.... 0 1 11 2 1 Woods, 3b........ 0 0 2 3 0 McAiiley, c. 0 0 1 1 0 Olmstead, p. 0 0 0 3 0 Totals. 6 8 27 14 2 Providence . 10001 0 30 0—5 Jersey City. 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2—6 First Base on Balls—Off Poole. 2: off Olmstead, 5, First Base on Errors— Providence, 1: Jersey City, 4; Deft on Bases—-Proyidenee, 6; Jersey City, 0. Struck Out—By Poole, 4. Home Run— Halligan. Stolen Bases—McFarland, Brodie, Clement. Keister. Sasrifice Hits —Dunn. Beau. Keister, Merritt, Double Plays—Woods and Vaudergrift: Bean, Vaudergrift and Woods. Wild Pitch-— Olmstead. Time of Game—Two hours. Attendance—3,500. Empire—Mr. Moran Toronto downed the Bisons again Sat urday and dragged them from first place. The Toronto men have been playing good ball, and their chances for tfie pennant prize ranks with upper notchers of the past several seasons. Saturday’s game with the Champions of last year was won by a score of 2 to 1. The Orioles got back at the haughty Sailors and took a fall out of them, both on Saturday and yesterday. Sat urday’s game was won by a score of four to one and that of yesterday by a score of six to one. Yesterday’s game was played in Wie mud. The Birds played like ducks in a mud puddle. They had great sport jvith , the-. Sailors, leading them an awftjO chase and landing in the Sailors’ perch in the percentage column. The score:— » Newark . OlOOOpOO 0—1 Baltimore ...... 1 1002000 2—6 Rochester won Saturday from Mon treal by a scoVe of 3 to Q. The Royals returned the “shut-out” compliment yes terday and ihade a tally. EASTERN LEAGUE STANDING. Club. VV. L. PC. Toronto ... f... 9 5 .043 Buffalo ....,. 9 0 ...MOO Baltimore.' 9 8 .529 Newark . 9 8 .529 Jersey City . 8 9 .471 Providence,...... 8 9 .471 Rochester. o $ .409 Montreal. 5 10 .333 RESULTS YESTERDAY’S GAMES. Baltimore, 6; Nepvark, 1. Montreal, 1: Rochester. 0. PisjvidTOce-Jewtcy City game postpon es!. Rain, GAMES SCHEDULED FOR TO-DAY. Jersey City at Montroal. . New'ark at Buffalo. Balt inf ore at Rochester. \ t ' Providence ai Toronto. MERELY MENTIONED Now it is said that Morris Heiney, Re publican leader of the Eleventh Ward, has been advised that so long as he stands by John E. McArthur he need' not expect any consideration at the hands of the administration. "Drop McArthur and you will be given recognition in the matter of patronage,” is the word that Heiney is said to have received from City Collector Fry. His reply was that he would stick by McArthur and that the Eleventh Ward organization would have nothing to do with Mayor Fagan. Fur ther than this Mr. Heiney expressed him self pretty freely regarding Mr. Fry’s attitude toward the Eleventh Ward Club, and let the County Chairman un derstand that he need expect no favors from it. Colonel Dickinson’s declaration of war against Mayor Fagan will tickle the Eleventh Warders. There is no question where they will be found in tbe fight. Already Heiney and his followers have declared their intention of opposing the Mayor's renomination, and they will gladly enlist under the banner of Col. Dickinson. Nothing will please them better than to have the opportunity of getting back at the Mayor for the man ner in which he treated them in the Health Commisslonership appointment. When it comes down to a fight be tween Col. Dickinson and Mayor Fagan, Heiney will not be tbe only Ward leader who will be eager to do battle alongside the party leader. Even Collector Fry will be found under the Dickinson ban ner should it be found necessary to do any drafting. About the only Ward the Mayor can safely count on will be his own—the Fifth. . General surprise was expressed at the action of the Grand Jury in voting in dictments against Chief of Police Mur phy and Captain Cody, of the First Pre emcf,'Tr~c6m»crTOTr "wtTb the poolroom cases. Of course, it is not known what evidence the Grand Jury has in its pos session. but the Opinion prevails that it will have to be convincing before the peo ple will believe that either of the police officials accused wilfully neglected their duty in suppressing the alleged gambling resort. Chief Murphy has been at the bead of the Police Department upwards of twenty-five years, and no scandal has ever been attached to his name. He is known all over the United States as a thorough policeman, who knowing his duty would not hesitate to perform it. Captain Cody, too, has a reputation for efficiency, and persons who are in a po sition to judge say that the First Pre- ' c-inct was never so free from vice and immorality as since be assumed com ma ud. The handsome chib house of the Palma Club at Bright street and Jersey avenue is to be sold. This lias been agreed upon by the remaining members of this once prosperous social organization. After battling along for twenty-three years fiber club finds itself unable to keep up with the times. The present membership is not large enough to maintain the organ ization along the present lines. An offer of $32,500 has been made for the club House.ana it has wen decided to accept it. The dub, may be kept going, ami more modest quarters will be established'. On the membership roll have been the names of some of Jersey City’s most prominent citizens. Having been served with a copy of the resolution passed by the Board of Street and Water Commissioners directing him to make a demand upon the Jersey City Water Company for the new water works, Engineer Ferris will either to-day or to-morrow comply with its terms. The municipal authorities contend that the city has the right under the contract to make a two years’ test of the plant be fore actually purchasing it. This is dis puted by the water Company and it is expedited that the demand of Engineer Ferris will be refused. The Water Com pany has declared that the plant is ready aud that it will be turned over to the city ns soon as the contract price, $7,595,000, is paid. Because of the conflicting views a legal fight is looked! for. LAST WASHINGTON TOUR. of the season, via Pennsylvania Rail road, May 18. Rate covering necessary expenses for three-day trip, $12 or $14.50, according to hotel selected. Sec ticket agents. --- In n Pllnelt, Use AtdLEh'S FOOT-EASE A powder for ttrvd, aching feet, AU Drog *Ut»- ^ JERSEYMEN OFF TO CAROLINA State Will Be Well Repre sented at the Unveiling of the Monument at Newberne, GOVERNOR STILL UNCERTAIN Flags Captured By Jersey Regiments in Civil War to Be Returned May 18 (Special to “Tfo* Jersey City News.”) T R E XTO X ,->I a y 15, 1905.—To fitting ly honor the memory and in recognition of the services of the soldiers of the Ninth regiment ,Xew Jersey volunteer in fantry, who fell on the field of battle in the regiment's memorable campaign in eastern North Carolina, a monument will be unveiled Thursday in the National cemetery at Newberne, X. C. It was erected under a law approved March 22, 1904, appropriating $5,000 for the pur pose and providing for the appointment af a commission to superintend the work. The commission is composed of Gen eral James Stewart, Philadelphia; Col onel Samuel Hufty, Camden, and Lieu tenant Edward H. Green, Pedricktown. Die survivors of the regiment, one of whom is Sergeant Phineas Randolph, of bl* Second district police force of this bity, will take part in the unveiling cere mony. TtJhe commission will go to New borns to-morrow to perfect the details of the event. •Touting hand’s in friendship over1 the 'll asm which once separated them as the bitterest enemies, New Jersey and North DaaxiMna will unite to make the unvailing i notable occasion. A distinguished com pany of .Terseymen, which may include Governor Stokes, will go to the tarheel State to take part The Governor will lecide definitely to-morrow wlrtnfher or not lie will go. Governor Robert B. Green and the people of North Carolina have made elab orate preparations to give the Jersey pgrty a royal welcome. The party will leave Philadelphia to-morrow evening and Governor Glenn and staff will meet them on a special train at some point near the Carolina border. They will be escorted to Raleigh and thence to New berne. En route from Raleigh to New berne the train will pass the scenes of two- battles in which the Ninth was en gaged. Goldsboro and Kinston. y The Ninth took an important part in the operations in eastern North Carolina, beginning with an attack oh Roanoke Island, February 0, 1862. The campaign was a desperate one and some of the bat hes fought were Newbeme, March 14, 1862; Kinston, December 13, 1862; Goldsboro, December 17, 1862, and many others. The regiment also fought at Cold Har bor, Va„ ten days in succession, from June 3 to 12, 1864. and at Petersburg, Va., .Tune 20 to August 24, 1864. During the closing months of the war it again saw hard service in North Caro lina, closing with a second battle at iiOMktioi'o, tuarcn ar, iw>o. The famous Beaufort “Pjow-boy” flag of Confederate days is not the only one captured by the New Jersey boys and' stored in the State House, as many peo ple think. This flag has been so much talked about and written on that its his tory is well known. It goes back to North Carolina soil May 18, but an in ventory of the vaults in the adjutant general's office here shows that many ithci- southern bottle flags, which may be returned in years to come or will be sent to tire war department in Washington if called fox under authority of section 218, federal revised statutes, which provides tl>#t these flags are the property of the United States, and therefore properly de posited at Washington. The Jersey boys captured a silk flag From the Second regiment. North Caro lina State troops, at Chancellorsville. May, 8, 1808. The capture was made by the Seventh New Jersey volunteers. On one sidle of this flag is marked “May JO, 1775—May 20, 1801,’’ showing the re gard the South had for the history of the the 'organization owning the flag was de scended from the heroes of the first war with (treat Britain. Another silk- flag stored with Adjutant Qgnernt Brienttmll was captured by Company F, Third regiment. New Jersey volunteers, at the battle of Manassas, Virginia, March 11, 1802. Alongside this flag in .the vaults at the state house is another flag made out a£ shawl silk of old rose color, i» broidered “Surry Marksmen.” This flag was captured also by the Third regi ment. New Jersey Volunteers, at the battle of Manassas, Va., March 11, 18C2. On the opposite side of the flag in the jack is marked “The Field,” “Traitors Beware.” The last whole silk flag here was cap tured by Company B, Captain Henry C. Gibson, Third Regiment, New Jersey , Volunteers, at Manassas, Va., Tuesday. March 11. 1862, the records here even giving tbe time of day as 9 A. M. A portion of a silk flag stored here is marked “State Rights. Sic Semper Ty rannus. Presented by the ladies of Bed ford, Southern Dragoons.” Five Confederate bunting flags com plete the list of rebel flags stored here. They are a national flag, with stencil mark 104 on the jack: a small national flag, national flag captured at Chancel lorsville by the Seventh Regiment of this State May 3. 1863; national flag cap tured in the same battle by the Sev enth Regiment, and another flag simi larly captured. IS IT POLITICS ? Grand Jury’s Attack on Chief Murphy and Captain Cody Ascribed to That Cause But Jurymen Deny. The news that the Grand Jury hud or dered Prosecutor Speer to draw up an indictment against Chief of Police Mur phy and Police Captain Cody, of the Gregory Street Station, for neglect of duty in failing to close the poolroom at No. 51 Newark avenue, has created con siderable comment. Some hint that pol itics is back of the action of the Grand Jury, but the members of that body in dignantly deny that such is the case. The Grand Jury Which has been in ses sion since April would have wound up its business today, but Justice Dixon, apparently satisfied with its work, direct ed Sheriff Heller not to draw a new jury. The present body will continue until next September, when a new term of court opens. It has not finished its investiga tions of the poolroom subject. The members of the Board of Police Com missioners and the different police cap 'Kains have been subpoenaed and are ex pected to appear before the Grand Jury to-day, and it is supposed that they will be questioned regarding the recent state ment of Former Finance Commissioner Reube-n Simpson that the poolrooms paid1 SI,000 a week for protection. When be fore the Grand Jury Mr.\ Simpson was forced to admit that he had no knowledge of his own tihat protection money was paid -* STILL JUDGE VOORHEES. (Special to “The Jersey Ctty News.’’)’ TRENTON, May lo, 1905.—Judge Peter V. Voorhees, lay judge of the Court of Errors and Appeals. Saturday an nounced that he had sent his resignation * to Governor Stokes. His action was taken because of ill-health. Judge Voorhees stated also that he did not vote as a member of the Board of Pardons on the question of pardoning Libbie Garrabrant, who is serving a life sentence in the state prison for murder. Tlie resignation of Judge Voorhees was written several weeks ago and de posited with a friend in this city, and Governor Stokes was notified that it was available at any time when he had de cided upon a successor. The Governor has never called for the resignation, and it is presumed, from the above, that Judge Voorhees lias finally determined to present it without further delay. Undoubtedly one reason why no ac tion has been taken upon the Voorhees resignation has been that a strong dif ference of opinion has arisen in regard to the appointment of a successor. It was made known some months ago that Governor Stokes had been, asked to ap point James B. Dill, of East Orange, to tlie vacancy. Mr. Dill is a New York corporation lawyer. The suggestion of his nomination as lay judge caused some opposition. It is said that ex-Governor Foster M. Voorhees, of Elizabeth, who is a warm personal friend of Governor Stokes aud who appointed the latter as clerk of chancery, is a candidate, and it is be lieved by many he will be named as suc cessor to Judge Peter Voorhees. f It is probable the appointment will be made early this week. -♦_ DIED OF HEART DISEASE Jennie Graft, forty years okt. of No. 400% Monmouth street died suddenly of heart disease at. her home at 10:33 o’clock yesterday morning, -r j; IN FRENCH BAY Japanese Find That Rojest vensky’s Fleet Is AtHong kohe-Chinese On the Watch. TOKIO, May 15, 1905.—The Admir alty has received trustworthy intelligence that Admiral Rojestvensky’s fleet left Hongkohe Bay, on the coast of French 4 Cochin China, on May 9, but returned and is still staying there. The Japanese government has issued au order prohibiting the exportation of coal in the direction of Saigon for -the time being. CHINESE ON THE WATCH HOICHOW, China, May 13, 1905 (via Haiphong and Hongkong, May 15).—1 Wei Han, director of the Whampoa Na val School, whom the Chinese Govern ment despatched to the island of Hainan, accompanied by the commander of the cruiser Hsinghang, to inquire about the reported presence of Russian warships in those waters, said to-day that the cruiser Kwangyu had been sent south to watch Yulinkan and other bays and that the gunboat Foope, which arrived here yesterday, will sail on Sunday to watch the“northeast coast of Hainan. Competent men are stntioned at various points along the coast to report events immediately. Wei Han said he had no news about the Russian fleet. He thinks it will pass Hainan’s without stopping, as neither coal "nor provisions can be ob tained there. n TRIP ROUND HAINAN. HONGKONG, May 15. 1905.—A trip round the island of Hainan, made by a correspondent, was completed on Sat urday. No- Russian warships were found in Leongsoi, Goalong or Yulinkan bays. No Russian vessel has been reported in Hainan, waters since May 1. The steamship Sandakan. from Bor neo arrived here to-day and reported that the Governor of British North Borneo was informed on May 9 that five battle ships were anchored off Gaya Island. -♦ PUBLIC LIBRARY- CIRCULATION The record of circulation of books for home reading for the week ending May 6, 1905, was as follows:— General Works. 120; Philosophy, 38; Religion, 141: Sociology, 285: Philology, 10; Natural Sciences, 238; Useful Arts, 82; Fine Arts, 71; Literature, 419; Fic tion. 3,572; Juvenile Fiction, 3,086; His tory, 636; Biography, 695; Travels, 1S7; total, 9,580. Of this number there were delivered through t,he Delivery Stations, 5.726. Nnmber of borrowers registered during the week, 74. -♦ CHARLES BARKER DEAD Charles Barker, seventy-one years old, of No. 254 Hallatlay street, died sudden ly of heart disease while reading a news paper at his home yesterday morning. Mr.. Barker had been engaged in business as a druggist. 4le was prominent in local Republican politics twenty years ago. Captain Barker served as a member of the Board of Education several years ago. and took a deep interest in educa tional affairs up to his death. -- EARTHING ASPHYXIATED August Bartiling, twenty-seven years old, of Xo. 16 Paterson street, was found asphyxiated by gas in his bedroom at eleven o’clock last night. He had been ill and despondent for some time and de cided to end his existence. A rubber tube was found attached to a gas bur ner. One end of the tube was found in his mouth when the body was discovered by his wife. -- BURNED BY EXPLODING POWDER Anthony Windlake, nineteen years old, of Xo. 437 Wayne street. Saturday after noon, while cleaning out the cellar of his home in some manuer set fire to some powder found in a can. The powder exploded and Windlake was severely burned about the head and body. He was taken to the City Hospital. -* SEPTUGENARIAN MISSING Carl Menz. seventy-one years old. was reported to the police this morning as missing from his home. No. 44 Yale avenue, since,, yesterday. He has gray hair, and whiskeds and wore a blue serge suit and black Derby hau > s-. . REV, L. OSBORNE FOR ARCHDEACON Rumor Says the Rector of Trinity Church, Newark Will Succeed Doctor Mann - • _ . BACKED BY LOW CHURCHMEN 1 They Would Also Like to Elect Him Committman In Rav, 0, O, Edmund’s Place, The thirty-first animal convention of the Newark Diocese of the Protestant bpiseopal Church opens to-morrow and the .interest of tile various parishes is es pecially focused on the outcome of the standing committee election and the se lection of a successor to Archdeacon, Air. Meander Maim. Dr. Mann will leave within the next few weeks to assume th* Boston rectorship to which he was called during the winter. It is severally be lieved that the resignation of the present rector of Grace Church, Orange, as areh deaeou, will be read at the approaching gathering of deputies, and it is known that Bishop Lines will, on that occasion, announce the appointment of his succes sor. It is in th© answer to* the questioni. who will The lew archdeacon lie, that Churchmen throughout the diocese are es pecially interested. Tlie appointment is a personal one by the bishop, and so far as is known Dr. Lines has taken few, if any. into his confidence as to whom hi* choice will fail upon. There is a general feeling, however, that the one clergyman whose name lia* been mentioned at all prominently in that connection—the Kev. Lonis Shreve Os borne, rector of Trinity, Newark—will be selected by the bishop. Two substan tial reasons advanced for this presump tion are. first, the peculiar fitness of the Rev. Jim. Osborne for the office, and, second, the fact that probably no clergy man in the diocese enjoys closer rela tions, both personal aud professional, with the bishop than the genial rector of Trinity. As his many friends point out, Jlr. Osborne has been one of the most successful rectors in missionary en deavors in the diocesan district, and la that respect, it is urged, he is particularly wei! qualified for the duties of archdea con. the very nature of which is essen tially missionary. That there will bo at least one vigorous contest in the' election of the standing committee is considered a foregone, con clusion by those familiar with the situa tion. Equally certain does it appear that this contest will be waged by the new church deputies with a view to seating tile Rev. Jlr. Osborne in the committee. It is said on the highest authority that this clergyman is the choice of the entire low euhrch element a tel on tihe some au thority it is added that these deputies will force the fight in Mr. Osborne’s in terest to a finish. That means, to quote a lay deputy from a Newark pariah, that the low church party will, in this convention, stile mit to no compromise overtures from the high churchmen, but will bold out for their candidate on the streugth of his supporters' votes alone. This deputy re called with some bitterness that certain concessions made by the low churchsten at the last two conventions had come to naught so far as the expected results were concerned. There is very little doubt that the Rev. Charles C. Edmunds, rector of (trace Church. Newark, will be opponent of Jlr. Osborne when it comes to the balloting. Jlr. Eduuinds has served three years as a member of the commit tee and it is known that he is a candi date for re-election. It is believed that the seven other members will be return ed. DIED HEAVEY. AXXE—Widow of the late John Heavey. Funeral Thursday ~\ morning from her late home, Xo. 9$ Wayne street: thence to St. Peter's Church. Solemn Mass of Requiem will be celebrated. NOTICE? Is Hereby Given That WATER RENTS For the Year 1905-1906 Will be due on th* FIRST DAY OF MAY, 1905 and the same will bo payable to th* Water Registrar, etc., at the office of the Water Departmetu. Room 19, CitJ) PQ» *th'e' 1st day of September," TWO (21 PER CEXT.