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pany. directly opposite the burning buil ding, was converted into a temporary
morgue. Four bodies were taken there and five to the house of Engino Com
pany No. A. which Is located not far from the fire. County ‘Physician Mc
Kenzie was notified, and after vtewtn g the remains permitted their removal
i ■ Mii!Hn‘s morgue.
Word that the bodies had been moved spread through the crowd and
relatives and friends of those employed in the building rushed for a sight of
their loved ones. Within a few minute - the morgue was surrounded by a
throng heating ago hist the police like waves on a ledge of rocks.
Arts of extraordinary heroism were performed by the score. Three priests
•rom St. ruti-ick's Cathedral—Fathers Kernan, Dillon and B.ennan—fought
tli. ir way Into th. blazing structure against the protests of persons who saw
them, and gave conditional absolution to the dying. All narrowly escaped
the fate of those they sol g’it to suobor.
A score of clergymen of all denom nations hurried to the scene when they
were informed of the extent of the horror and administered comfort and the
last rites of the -huroh to the dying. There were many notable displays of
courage by these clergymen, who bru.ed flames and failing walls to reach
the side ol the dying
Firemen fought with each other to be allowed to enter the blazing struc
ture So fill.’, were th" flames, hi waver, ladders placed against the building
burned like matches, and the w rk of rendering aid to the trapped employees
w?is disastrously hindered.
In the meantime every window of ‘he building was* filled with hysterical
rif.r. and women. The life-nets were spread, and many were eaved by leaping
into these.
Several of those who leaped toward the nets misjudged the distance and
missed striking them, fading to the pavement. It is estimated now that at
least half a dozen were killed In this manner. Be- i were burned while
in the building, out far more met their death in lead's from wlr ' vws. Some
of the flicrr.en were lnjur'-l perhups mortally, by being struck by falling
hod-es. Nearly 1. of the victims were gins, employed In the box factory.
A short time after the firemen were on the scene every hospital ambu
lance and patrol wagon was on the scene. The morgues were also notified,
and the work of removing the bodies proceeded.
There ar already at the City Hospital thirty victims of Jumps from win
dows and several of these are mortally hurt. The other hosnltals also are
receiving the Injured the list of which will greutly exceed that of the in
stantly killed.
At noon four of the injured girls taken to the City Hospital had died.
The building where the lire started Is a four-story brick structure, occu
pied by seven manufacturing concerns. These are: Blevins Manufacturing
Company, machinists, employing thltty hands; New-ark Paper Box Company,
70 hands, all women; Wolff Manufacturing Company, Kn h-- ’ : Anchor
Lamp Company, ten hands: Drake, Mars & Co., fifty hands, and Aetna Elec
tric Company, fifteen hands.
The women employed were the first to leap. Those killed were all from
these workrooms.
At the first cry of fire the girls employed by the Wolf Manufacturing
Company on the fourth, to; fio or, started for the w-indows at the
north side ot the structure, furt best from the blaze, and beg n Jump
ing. Some cf the gills hud brought their hats and outer coats with them,
and, throwing them from the windows followed. In a deathlike stillness the
first two or three 'eaped, but in less than five seconds the living wlnrow of
writhing bodies between the burning building and the one-story prick struc
ture formed a cushion for those who leaped. The impact of each body was
followed by shrieks of gu y.
Lough, In Fire-Trap.
The blaze started in the southern end
of the building, and driven by a high
wind, the flames swept through the
floor like a prairie blazt. The narrow
hallways were almost instantly con
gested, and the girls, of whom there
were 150 eiupl .. ed by the Wolf Com
pany, sought safety through tlio win
dows. One man who saw the flight
begin estimated that less than two
score leaped, and the others, it is
feared, lost h r lives In the collapse
of th" floor, which followed In a few
moments.
In th. wild rush for safety the young j
women jammed the windows and what ;
hau begun ns a series of leaps became |
a continuou stream. Twisting and j
turning, uie tocfies dropped to the a.c- j
corhpanlment of screams, punctuated
Viy gru.f orders from firemen who by/!
that time .lad begun to arrive. /
- i>fem beneath th*. ghastly heap
crawled girls so mangled fl..c! torn that
they could not s.and, but dragged th I
bodies along h.u creeping babies. All ;
coherency o' spec h had been wiped j
from their lips, and moans and in- j
articulate worth- were their greeting* !
to rescuers. Faces that w re, save for
the streaks of blcod end t moke, as I
white and drawn as death-masks1
peeked from the grewsome pile of
bodies.
A small fire-eserpe at the southwest
coiner of the building afforded some of
th.* girls safety, but in tne panic, and i
owing to the fact that it was soon
crowded, a larger part of those em
ployed on the top floor wer. forced to ■
leap With incredible rapidity the
flames tore through the building and
soon communicated with the floor be
low ; id the fright-crazed young i
women begun leaning from the third
floor. Higher ana higher itied the
monument of dead and dying huma:.!tr
while screams, groan? and pleac for'
death filled the air.
Wall Crashes Down.
In less than an hour after the first
alarm sounded the north wall swayed
and crashed downward. . shudder ra.i
through the crowd and a gasp rose
above the roar of flames. Every person
there believed beyond doubt, and with
reason, that many victims were buried
lr. the inferr .
The space between the burred build
ing and a one-story brick structure at’
tbs north was choked with bricks at <1 ;
broken timbers. Here it v.as that the '
most harrowing scenes of the fire were-1
enacted and the last body had scarcely '
been carried from the heap piled hig,* *
by those vhu leaped in ar effort to j
save their lives when the burning build
Ing collapsed. The heat before had
been Intense, but it. was now unbear- I
aide.
Firemen Brave Denth.
Firemen, with helmets shielding their |
faces from the yellow, eager tongues of i
flame, dove into the narrow space. One
staggered forth bowed by a crimson
gplashed, twisted form In his arms ■
.JJangrling arms and dangling head told |
their story.
"She's dead,’’ sa'd the fireman, as he i
staggered across the street to the j
Mas >n Gum Company's plan’
.Again and again proving death the .
firemen plunged into the death-trap,
groped blindiy in the smoke .nd flame
but each came forth empty-armed. Be
aeath the grime of smoke splatchea of
rad gleamed, attesting th, heat which
had scorched their fates The last man:
to brave death by f tiling bricks and
flame? staggered blindly out and col
lapsed, gasping on t !.o pavement. As
Soon as he could breathe he gasped
“Everybody's out!"
Among the many acts of heroism won
that of Miss Emma Wood, of t<!3 Sum
mitt street, an employee’■of Wolfs, who
was a refugee from the Sari Francisco
fire. She saw the smoke cu-l'ng under
the bench Where she was at work Two
girls, nerr her were fainting with hor
ror Grasping them in her arms she
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led and carried them to the stairway
and all three were rescued.
According to firemen attached to En
gine No. 4 the first alarm was turned
in by Charles Meyer, of 355 South Sev
erity street, an employee at Mans
field's.
Saved Klshtv Lives.
Harry Weberbauer, of 45 Leslie street,
an employee of the Mansfield Gum Co ,
and Fireman Lesl’o, of Engine Corn
pan. No. 4 are credited with having
assisted eighty girls trapped In tiio
building to escape. They ran to the
only fire-escape on the structure and
succeeded in attracting the attention
of scores of girls to the mode of escape
the your.g women had overlooked in
their frenzy
The building in which the fire start
ed is the estate of John ii. and Eliza
beth Glass.
Many of the girls, including the dead
tmrf iniured, today, were in the employ
of the Harvey II. Reese Company, when
it .vent Into bankruptcy several weeks
ago. At that time they lost several
weeks'wages and then secured employ
ment with the Wo'.t Company.
SECRETARY VANCE SENDS
MESSAGE TO MAYOR.
Wilson J. Vance, secretary to Mayor
HaussMng, has wired the city executive,
.ho is now in New Orleans, telling him
of the fire disaster Ip his message
s'eciet.iry Vance estimates the known
dead at twenty.
GASOLINE EXPLOSION
CAUSE OF FIRE HORROR.
Inquiry by the fire department dis
closed the fact that the origin of the
lire was a paste ne explosion which
occurr. ’ in the plant of the Anchor
Lamp Company, on the third floor of
the building. Immediately under the
plant of Volf & Co., rnanufaoturesr
of shirt waists, whit a occupied the
fourth floor.
The Anchor Lamp Company manu
facturers an incandescent lamp, the
Aim of which is treated during its
manufacture with gasoline. The com
pany has a permit from the depart
ment ot combustibles of the fire de
partment to carry thirty gallons of
gasoline, but it is said the amount
kept on hand seldom exceeded two
gallon*.
The records of the department of
combustibles show that the Anchor
plant has been regularly Inspected and
found to comply with the city ordi
nances in every respect.
Miss L. Wolf, the forewoman in the
Anther plant, as a further, precaution
against a possible explorion, always
made 't a point to handle the gasoline
herself, and was doing so at the hour
mention* J when the explosion occurred.
The young woman, while stunned and
frightfully burned about the arms and
face, managed to grope her way to
the stairs and out ot the building.
Almost instantly the third floor was
in flames, which spread through an
elevator shaft in the centre of the
huildlnr and the stairways to th» upper
floor and the floors beh vv. Smoke
pouring from the windows i.t'racted
the attention of members of No. 4 en
gine Immediately oppo lte the ili-fated
building, and while responding at once
the captain sent a special call to No.
2 truck ns well a* a general alarm.
With escape by the btalrway from
’he fourth floor cut off. the only exit
was the single fire esc ape on the north
east corner of the building and tiio
windows. Ten or a doztn of the ter
rified girls crotvdod on to the fire
o. cape and the others rushed to the
windows in the front and rear of th
building Net heeding the cries of the
firemen of No. 4 engine to wait for the
1‘fe-net of No. 2 truck, the rmw frantic
girls leaped from the windows, cnly
to he dashed to death on the pavement
below. The men of No. ?. truck had
tli»ir life-net In service w'lthin a min
ute after the first alarm was sounded
at &: 2*> o'clock.
Ladders were thrown against the side
of the building end many of the girls
were reassured by the appearance of
the firemen, but others In their frenzy
Jumped one alter another Into the life
nets with sufficient force to break the
rim of one of the neta.
Scores of lives were saved by the
lets, which are of the best type piade
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MANAGER.
HOW MANY YOUNG GIRLS
LEAPED TO THEIR DEA TH j
.
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PRIESTS CONNECTED WITH ST.
PATRICK S CATHEDRAL, WHO
DID HEROIC WORK AT FIRE, j
The Rev. William Brennan.
1
and has been In use by the department I
on'.y a bttk more than six months.
As soon as the fire was sufficiently j
under control to make a superficial ex- i
amlnatlon of the ruins a thorough in
spection was made by President T. E.
Burke and Commissioners Weber and
Begay, of the fire department.
President Burke -feeiared In his Judg
ment the terrible loss of life was due to
other cause than a mere accident. The
Fire Commission, Mr Burke declared,
would make a searching Inve-tlratlon
regardless of v hat the prosecutor’s
| office may do, and endetvor to discover
whettv r the fire department, through
i its department of combustibles, the
local building department or the State
factory Inspection department is to
blame for the shocking loss of life
Commissioner Bagay expressed a sim
ilar view, and afl agreed that It was
a shocking exhibition of carelessness at
least on the part of somebody to have
a building of that character equipped
with only one fire-escape, and that ?f
an antiquated type. i
/’oupled with the use of gasol'ne fdr
nL .bufacturlng purposes on the thl/i
floor, the lack of fire-escapes made the |
fourth floor, with it* 150 girl opera-]
tlves, a veritable fire-trap. The de
partment of combustibles of the fire
iepartibent has control of the use of
gasoline In quantities.
The local building department and
the State factory inspection depart
ment are jointly charged wltW seeing
►hat all such factory bulld'ngs are
properly equipped with fire-escapes.
Supreme Court Justice Hwayze re
cently cherged th" Hudson county
grand jury that the owner of a build
ing is responsible where dentil occurs;
through lack of proper fire-escapes or i
other precautions required by law.
Barbara I,. Class Is the owner of;
the property from 216 to 228 High
street, on which the building stands !
where the awful holocaust occurred.
The building, which w. of an an
fient type, was erected In 184S and has 1
been regarded as in the ramshackle
:lasf for soul’ time.
The tenants, apart from Wolf & Co., '
ihe shirt waist manufacturers, p-nd
the Anchor Lamp G.inppny, were:
John C. Bleveny, n;.. hlni t; Newark
Paper Box Company, Gordon Supply
Company, Drake-Murrison Paper Box
Company and the Aetna Electrical
Company, manufacturers of lamps.
GIRL’S VERSION OF
STARl OF THE FIRE.
Tills afternoon David Levy and Al
bert Wolf, members of the Wolf Manu
facturing Company, called at the City
Hospital and asked to see Miss Anna
Hoge, the forewoman. They were ad
mitted to her ward.
Upon leaving the hospital Mr. Wolf
stated that he had talked to Miss Hoge
and that all she could tell him about
the fire was to the effect that she and
the girls were at work when she heard
a crash, a bell rang and flame and
smoke burst through the floor. Sha
gave the order to run, according to
Mr. Levy, and the girls took the order,
running panic-stricken through the
room and precipitating themselves
headlong from the windows.
FIRE HORROR WORST
IN NEWARK’S HISTORY.
The Are is pronounced the worst con
fiagratlon In Newark In more than a
decade. Tho only tire in a scor of
years that comperes with It In horror
was the Italian tenement blaze !n
Fourteenth avenue, about a dozen
years ago, when sixteen persons lost
their lives in u midnight blaze, tho ght
to have been of incendiary origin.
GIRLS TELL MINISTER THEY
JUMPED NOT TO SUFFOCATE
One of the first to arrive upon the
scene of the disaster was the Rev. J. C.
Howard, of 42a James street, pastor of
the Halsey Street M. E. Church, and for
many years chaplain of the Richmond
Borough fire department.
Dr. Howard lent aid wherever pos
sible, and after the Mazo went to St.
Michael's Hospital, where lie talked to
and comforted a number of tho injured
glriu.
In reply to questions, they told him
the smoke had been so thick they risked
their limbs In leaps rather than “choke
to death.” The minister lauded the
work of the firemen and said he had
never witnessed braver effort.
AMID FIRE SHE
SEEKS 2 SISTERS
(Continued from First Page.)
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girl, but it was not until her father,
Joseph Diehm, came hoipe at noon that
she quieted down.
A low minutes later Clara, the
23-year-old daughter ui the family, c ame
home, being led there by neighbors.
She, also, was hysterical and could give
no connected account of what had hap
pened in the lil-fated building. At
about the same time word came to the
'amilj that Catherine, the eldest daugh
ter of the family, was in the City Hos
pital, suffering from injuries that may
prove serious. Catherine had Jumped
to the street from the fourth floor.
Clara was one of the fortunate ones
that reached the fire-escape in time to
ge* down before the outpouring flames
cut off all chance of escape by that
route.
"I do not know how I made my way
lown the fire-escape,” sobbed Clara.
‘There was fire all around me, but
somehow I managed to get down. 1
hlnk a fireman helped me after 1 had
reached the third floor, but I ain’t
iure."
Word from the City Hospital was
•eceived by the Diehm family at 2
>’clock that Catherine Dtenm would
probably live, and there was great re
olelng, but all afternoon Sophie and
iTara Diehm were an king in a hyutcri
*r 1 manner: “What happened, and
how does it come we are all alive?”
Stories of narrow escapes from thU
norrdngs big fire are thrilling in the
extreme. Survivors believe that the
leath list may run far beyond fifty.
One of the rnosi pitiful objects taken
:o the City Hospital was the body of
Anna Bohn, of 233 North Filth street,
whose injuries are so severe it is
:hought she cannot recover. Both of i
ler laps were broker, in jumping irom a
window and her left arm suffered a
;ompound fracture that will mean am
putation. She also suffered concussion
>1 the brain and numerous ligaments in
ter body were torn.
Miss Bohn’s sister is a graduate
rurse in a Paterson hospital. She hap
pened to be in town and is being ul
owed lo attend Anna.
When the extent of the calamity be
came known the night staff of nurses,
House physicians and orderlies of the
lospital were roused and immediately |
set to work attending the injured.
Miss Jennie GUI, an employee of i
CY’olf, who was saved In the nick of j
imo from Jumping by the firemen of
rruck No. 2, said she was In a room
in the fourth floor with Miss Anna
Hague, the forewoman: Miss Anna
hnith and Miss Augusta Ebert.
Miss Hague discovered smoke and ran
o a window Panlc-strleken, by the In
creasing volume of the vapor, she
wounted to the sill and plunged Into
space.
Terror-stricken, Miss Gill watched
her friend and then went to a flre
sscape on the side of the factory. She
had no sooner reached the outside air
than flames shot out of the third story
and nearly communicated with her
dress. She was about to leap when the
firemen raised up a ladder and brought
her down
Miss GUI made a search for MIbs
Hague, but was unable to find her.
whereupon she examined the corpses,
some of which were taken to the quar
ters of Engine No. 4 across the street.
With the exception of two girls em
ployed by the Aetna Lamp Company all
the employees on the first and second
floors of the building escaped either
by means of the exits or the one fire
escape ot: the nortli end of the building.
The two girls employed on these floors
who were burned were Sadie Hanson,
20 Stone street, and Mrs. Margaret
Molanthy, address not known. ^ They
sustained burns about the hands and
face.
Hurt Jumping Into Net.
Hattie Delaney was one of the girls
to jump from the fourth floor. She
landed in a firemen’s net, hut was quite
badly lvirt. Sophie D.ehn, who fol
lowed her, sustained a sprained ankle.
She was able to go to her home at
131 Norfolk street, after treatment at
the hof p tal.
The features of the victims were so
marred by fire and wounds from th*
fails that they were scarcely recogniz
able.
One of the spectators said that at
least fifteen girls had Jumped from the
fourth floor of the burning structure.
They stayed at the windows until
frenzied by the flames behind them and,
nearly suffocated by the smoke, they
leaped to the street.
There were three alarms sent out
close upon each other an.; the ambu
lances from the City Hospital and tlie
patrol wagons from all the precincts
were dispatched to the scene.
An Immense crowd congregated and
It took the police reserves from the
First, Second. Third, Fourth and Sixth
precincts to handle the situation.
HIKING SIGHT
-.
(Continued fretn- First Page.)
of the building. They got to the street
by climbing down the tire escape. A I'
characterized the stairways In th.
structure as death traps.
County Physician McKenzie gav<
strict orders that no one be permittee
to view the bodies un< 1 af’er noon. H<
also announced that tome of the bodin
were mutilated beyond identification
these the general public will not be per
mltted to see.
Every time the black wagons heartnj
the dead from the scone of the tragedy
appesrod a crowd of anxious ones fol
■owed it and pleaded with the police foi
admittance.
At noon the crowd had increased t
hundreds. Parents, brothers and sis
tors who hadn't learned of the fin
until lunch time rushed to the morgue
Many of the anxious ones when thej
found that they could not see the dea
rushed to nearby telephones and com
munieated with their homes. Sonu
came away relieved and happy whet
they found that their loved ones wen
3afe. Others burst Into tears and sev
eral fainted.
The police are determined to keep th'
curiosity seekers from viewing th<
| dead, and no one will be admitted un
less they are seeking relatives.
POLICE CUT IN FORCE
TO RESTRAIN CROWDS,
Every available policeman was or
hand to keep back the crowds. At noor
hundreds of employees of nearby fac
STOMACH DISTRESS
SIMPLTJAHES
Indigestion, Gas, Heartburn or
Dyspepsia Go and You Will
Feel Fine in Five Minutes.
If you had sortie Diapepsln handy
and would take a little now your stom
ach distress or Indigestion would van
ish In live minutes and you would feel
fine.
This harmless preparation will digest
anything you eat and overcome a sour,
out-of-order stomach before you re
alize It.
If your meals don’t tempt you, or
what little you do eat seems to OH
you, or lays like a lump of lead In
your stomach, or If you have heartburn,
that Is a sign of Indigestion.
Ask your pharmacist for a 50-cent
case of Pape's Diapepsln and take a
little Just as soon as you can. There
will be no sour risings, no belching ,
of undigested food mixed with acid,
no stomach gas or heartburn, fullness
or heavy feeling In the stomach, nau
sea, debilitating headaches, dizziness
or intestinal griping. This will all go, j
and, besides, there will be no undi- | i
gested food left over In the stomach I
to poison your breath with nauseous |
odors. ,
Pape's Diapepsln Is certain cure for
out-of-order stomachs, because It pre- >
vents fermentation and takes hold of (
your food and digests It just the same (
as If your stomach W'asn’t there.
Relief In five minutes from nil stom- (
ach misery Is at any drug store wait- ,
ing for you. ,
These large BO-cent cases contain
more than sufficient to thoroughly cure
almost any case of dyspepsia, Indiges
tion or any other stomach disturbance.
torles. Indeed, from all over the town,
turned their steps toward the scene of
the holocaust, and the streets about
the smouldering structure became more i
congested than ever. News of the Are
spread almost as rapidly as did the
flames themselves.
At noon neighbors furnished the fire
men with hot coffee and rolls. i
There was a hushed silence over the
crowd. The enormity of the calamity l
was appalling. Time and again the
city ambulance, the police patrols and |
the emergency auto piled back and
forth from the different, hospitals. St.
Michael’s, nearby, was crowded with
the victims w'ithln a few minutes after
the first girl jumped.
PROSTRATED BY SISTER'S.DEATH.
When Eliza Tager, of 283 Waverly
avenue, learned of the tragic death of
her sister, l|rs. Mary Lapierg, in the
High street fire she became hysterical,
and had to be given medical assistance
at the City Hospital. Her condition is
not considered serious.
WOMAN SWOONS AS
SHE FINDS SISTER ALIVE.
The horror was marked by several
persons visiting the scene with sad ex
I pectlons of locating relatives suppos
I edly killed or Injured In the awful oc
i curencc.
One girl, Sophie Gutoy, of 505 High
j street, attempted to get near the place
and salrl that she thought her sister, |
Mary, was In the calamity. The police
informed her that as far as they knew
there was no one of that name In
jured or killed
The Gutoy girl then fell In a dead
faint. She was taken to a building
and revived.
LIFE NET BREAKS.
Several persons were hurt when three
girls jumped at the same time Into :
, Truck 2’s life net. The strain was so j
| great that the steel supports broke ns
i though they were pipe-stems.
PARTIAL LIST
(Continued from First Page.)
Warren street, body bruises and i rob
able Internal Injuries; recovery doubt
ful.
Miss Lena Sehrcitmuller, G8 Court
street, bruises about nead, arms and
body, possible internal Injuries; will
probably recover.
Miss Matilda Melcler, 541 „ Bergen
street, body bruises; will recover.
Miss Mary Feeney, 14 years old, 89
Couden street, bruised hands; went
home.
Mrs. Emma Docge. 65 Beech street,
fractured elbow, punctured lung end
probable fractuio of skull; recovery
doubtful.
RolUn Paddock, engineer, 345 Elm
street, Arlington, bruised left hip and
burns; will recover.
Miss TUUe Nlchler, 22 years old, 41
Bergen street, broken ankle.
* Miss Alice Melvin, address unknown,
Internally Injured.
Went Home.
Miss Sadie Hanson. 20 Stone street,
burned about face and neck.
Mrs. Margaret Molanthy, a ldress not
I known, burned about face and arms.
FIND MISSING PONY IN
RIDING ACADEMY.
Through the efforts of Detective Ser
geant Corbally, of police headquarters,
I the pony of Julius Glaslcr, of 408 Broad
street, has been recovered In a riding
! academy and turned over to Mr,
Glasler.
A man who went to the stable ot
David Cody, 65 East Kinney street,
Thursday and hired a buy horse and
’ runabout, has not yet returned.
LECTURE ON SOCIALISM.
The second of a series of lectures on
Social labor agitation, arranged to be
i gin In Turnbull Hall, 283 Market street,
by Sol Fleldman, of New i'ork, will be
begun tomorrow afternoon. The lec
tures are given under the auspices of
the Socialist party.
Only One “RROMO lUmniXE1’
That is LAXATIVE BROMO QUI
NINE. | Look for the signature of K.
W. GjFVVE. Used the world over to
Cure A. hold in One Day. 25c.—Adv.
jranite Lodge Leads Fraternal
Class, With Eagles Running
a Close Second.
3REAT INTEREST IS
EVIDENCED IN RACE
Special Prizes Will Be Offered
in Addition to Regular
Rewards.
Granite Lodge leads In the lodge and
dub class, with Newark Lodge, F. O. E.
Vo. 44, a close second. Thirteenth Ave
lue School holds first place In the
ichool class, and In the church class,
ft. Anne's Church claims first plaice.
Ipeclal prizes were won by the Granite
jodge, I. O. O. F.; Thirteenth Avenue
ichool and St. Anne’s Church. Unlver
ial interest is manifested in what bids
air to be the greatest voting campaign
sver witnessed in the city. An inter- .
sting and friendly btruggle for posses
ion of these magnificent libraries was
nauguratecl in Newark last week. The
:oveted prizes have been on exhibition
n the COwperthwalt and Van Horn
Company, 78-76 Market street, the past
veek, and have been seen by many
housand people. These valuable and
4 ell selected libraries are being con
ested for by the numerous religious
ind social organizations and schools of
ne city In a popular voting campaign,
ull particulars of which have been and
vlll be published In the Evening STAR
n display advertisements. The first
;ount, which appears below, indicates
hat great interest Is being taken in the
•anipuign, and it will only be a short
Ime until the voting will reach into
nany thousands each week.
Special prizes will be offered from time
o time. Three special prizes will be given
liis week. It was announced in the
Evening STAR several days ago that
he school receiving the highest num
jer of votes in the first count would
3e given any prize selected by the
principal to the extent of 150, or the
;ash, if desired, and that the church
ir religious society receiving the hlgh
?st number of votes in the first count
would be given 550 in money; also
:hat the lodge or club receiving the
righe3t number of votes In the first
,-ount w'ould be given a paid-up live
>ears’ subscription to ten magazines.
The full-page display advertisement,
which appears elsewhere in todays
Evening STAR should be carefully
read, so that all may become perfectly
familiar with the details of the cam
paign. The following suggestions are
made for the benefit of all workers:
First—Organize a library club, com
posed of as many members as possible,
who will give their systematic atten
llon to the work of vote-getting.
Second—A committee should be ap
pointed for the special purpose of see
ing that every borne affiliated with
their organization gets a copy of th«
Newark Evening STAR, so that they
may keep posted on the progress of
the campaign and may be able to clip
all of the votes from the Evening
STAR as they appear. If any organi
zation falls to do this It will be at a
great disadvantage.
Third—A committee should be ap
pointed for the special purpose of en
listing the support of outside friends.
The following is the first count:
Granite Lodge, No. 74, I. O. O. F.. 15.010
Newark Lodge, F. O. E., No. 44.. 13,210
Newark L0*lf7e, No. 7, F. & A. M.. 13.120
Newark High School. 13,080
Thirteenth Avenue School .12,105
Atlas Lodge, No. 68, I. O. O. F... 12,005
St. Anne’s Church, Seventh street 11,970
Columbus Alliance of Orange.... 11.865
Newark Motor Yacht Club.. 11,410
Fifteenth Avenue School.M.305
First Reformed Church. 9.995
Joy Club. 9,610
Sixteenth Ward Republican Club. 7,995
First German Evangelical Church 7,205
Lodge No. 48, O. F. D. I . Vlttorles
Emanuel . M=o i
South Tenth Street School. 6.5S0 I
Sperling So ial Club. 6,u25 J
Eighth Avenue M. E. Church. 6,"75 M
Newark Technical School. 5,995 fl
Northern Lodge.No. 25,F. & A. M . 5,720 B
Young Men’s Catholic Club. 5,505 *
Hamburg Place School. 4,120
Marlon Lodge No. 26, T. O. O. F.. 3.97> ■
South Market Street School. 3,215 fl
Morton Street School. 1,195 1
St. John’s Gorman Luth. Church. 1,180
First Presbyterian Church. 1,076
International Brotherhood Of
Electrical Workers No. 52. 1,505
St. Paul German Luth. Church.. 975
High St. Presbyterian Church... 915
Park View Union Chapel. 72)
Church of Blessed Sacrament— 695
Now'ark Lodge No. 31, A. O. F.
of U. W.;. 650
Madison Avenue School. 695
St. Mary’s Orphanage. 595
Trinity Reformed Church. 415
Newton Street School. 305
Park Avenue School. 115
Sisters of Charity. 35
Johnson Avenue School. 6-1
Clinton Avenue Baptist. 5i
Emmanuel Baptist. H
THIRTY-TWO SILENCERS V
ARE ABSENT FROM GAME. ^
WEST POINT, N. Y.. Nov. 26.—It did
not need the reveille gun to awaken
the cadets today, and before the sun
peeped over the hills the barrlcks was
astir and In preparation for the hlg
Army-Navy football day. There was
just one thing to dampen the cadets'
spirits and that was the fact that thir
ty-two of their comrades must remain
home and be deprived of the pleasure
of rooting for their team on Franklin
Field today, doing penance- for their
connection with the recent "silencing”
of Captain Libngan.
These thirty-two sad-faced young
sters joined In the cheering longingly,
while their more fortunate comrades
boarded the special train for Phila
delphia to the strains of “Army, by
Thunder, Sure Is a Wonder.” each with ,
an Army pem.ant flying and a mega- J
phone drnped with the Army colors J
slung across his shoulder Althbu&h jj
only one officer Is In charge today and ■
the academy deserted the stay-at- jfl
homes will wearily irudge up and down H
(ho urea, gun on shoulder, eagerly H
awaiting the result. General Barry H
and a majority of the officers went to ^B
the game on a second special train. Bf||
which left shortly after that bearlng^B
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