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NEW RECTORY FOR St. Cecilia Parish Building Will Be Two and Half Stories High. An architectural ornament to Kearny will be the new rectory of St. Cecilia’s R. C. Church. It is being erected on the south side of the church, facing Kearny avenue, from which it sets back seventy-live feet on a high ter race. The parish lias long needed a suit able domicile for the clergy and a building in which can be transacted the business of the church. After erecting one of the finest parochial schools in Hudson county and making & new and commodious home for the PlsterB of Charity, the rector, the Rev. Thomas A. Conroy, arranged to put up b rectory. The new building is a 216-story affair of brick, with buff terra-cotta trimmings. It will have seventeen rooms, including a billiard room, and will have four bath rooms and a con servatory. It will have a slate roof, modern plumbing, hard wood floors and be heated with steam. The cor ner-stone was laid a few v ekes ago on the tenth anniversary of Father Con roy’s pastorate. COUNCILMAN KLING HURLS GAUNTLET AT OPPONENTS. Hearing of action taken by the Citi zens' Club of West Orange in announc ing the candidacy of Philip McLaugh lin as an opponent to him in the primaries, Councilman John R. Klimt. Democrat, of that town, said last night that five members of the dub which formerly bore his name were his op posers. “While J have been in the Town Council the interests of my con stituents have been well cared for and I do not intend to be dictated to by five members of the Citizens' Club who ale not taxpayers,” he said. "The club ■was not responsible for my election to the council, and I carried the ward by the largest majority ever given a can didate for that body before. I am con fident I will receive two-thirds of the Totes of the club.'' ROBBED OF PRIZE WATCH GIVEN BV TOWN COUNCIL. Edrlle Garlock, a young athlete, of 392 Berkeley avenue, Bloomfield, is mourn ing the loss of his gold watch which he •won on July 4 when, on Williamson oval, he was the winner of the 220-yard dash. The watch was a prize offered by the mayor and Town Council of ■ ^ Bloomfield. The timepiece was taken from a. bureau drawer in a room where Garlock and his brother William were Bleeping. A small sum of money was also tnken. Young Garlock declares he was aroused hy an odor of gas and found two Jets partly turned on, front which the gas was escaping. CALLER BELIEVED TO BE FRAUDULENT INSPECTOR. While a representative of the New York Telephone Company was In the cellar of the home of Charles S. Dodd, 344 Montrose avenue, South Orange, yesterday afternoon, a tall mail wear ing a blue suit and representing himself as an employee of the telephone com pany called at the door and asked to be admitted to make an inspection. When told that a man was then mak ing an inspection ho disappeared. The telephone company reported the Inci dent to the South Orange police, be lieving the second man to he a robber. GAVE FAREWELL PARTY FOR CANADIAN VISITORS. The rain Inst night did not deter a goodly number of young men and wom en from attending a farewell reception to the Misses Grace and George Hazen, of PIctou, Nova Scotia, given by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew S. Montgom ery, of Valley road, with whom the young women had spent the summer. A duet by the Misses Hazen on the guitar and violin was greatly enjoyed, as were several solos by the same young women. KEARNY MAN TO WED. John Michael Gelgle, of 130 Hoyt atreet, Kearny, a well-known resident of the Second ward, will be married on Labor Day afternoon in New York to Miss Lida S. Ewing, of 1076 Brooke ave nue, that city. Mr. Gcigle went to New York yesterday to make llnal arrange ments for the affair. After a short honeymoon the couple will make their home on Devon terrace, near Schuyler •venue, Kearny. BRANEGAN AGAIN INDORSED. Another Harrison t^lub has indorsed the candidacy of Police Justice Joseph M. Branegan, of Harrison, for the Dem ocratic nomination for Assemblyship honors. The Michael M. Sullivan As sociation last night unanimously voted to support the magistrate. RETURNS FROM HONEYMOON. Detective David Wendel, of East Or ange, who has been on a wedding trip to Old Point Comfort, Ya., with his bride. Miss Ylrglnla Henzler, returned last night, and today reported at head quarters for duty. —. . t __ Cheerfulness pays and cheerfulness replaces grouch when stomach, liver, kidneys and bowels are helped naturally to do their duty by ffleechantt &UU ••M BvMywhvr* _ In bo**# f Oc, #nd 2«* f Rectory for St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny MONTCLAIR SIGNS Work on Lackawanna Improve^ ments, to Cost $600,000, Will Start at Once. ’ ! The contract between Montclair and the Lackawanna railroad for a new $800,000 terminal was signed last night by Mayor Hinck and President Trues dale. The terminal will be of the six-track j type and work on the project will be started immediately. The contract also calls for the elim ination of the Bloomfield avenue and Bay street crossings. FOUR MURDER WITNESSES HELD FOR GRAND JURY. Four men who were arrested us wit nesses in connection with the murder of Michael Simone, of the Silver Lake section of Belleville. Inst Saturday were held in $1,000 bail each by Justice Rich ard H. Ashworth in the Belleville Po lice Court last night to appear before the grand Jury. The bonds Were fur nished and all four were released. The Belleville police are still search ing for Peter Oofone, a young Italian, of King street, Belleville, who is sus pected of having killed Simone In a brawl which started over the playing of an accordion in a house in North Belmont avenue. Silver Lake. t HARRISON—E. NEWARK.* t ♦ ♦ With (heir wives and families, tlie members of Harrison Truck Company No. 1. of Harrison, last night enjoyed a banquet at headquarters on Cleve land avenue. Health Commissioner Joseph F. Lynch, of 218 John street. Harrison, is rusticating at Niagara Falls. Miss Helen Gregg, of IjTorth Third street. Fast Newark, is spending her vacation at Macopin, Mr. and Mrs. Le Roy Smith arul family, of Paterson, who were the guests of Miss Edna Smith, of 415 War ren street, Harrison, base returned home. Edward G. Itainey, of Hamilton street, Harrison, is at Niugara Falls. Miss Ellen Tlntle. of Searing avenue, East Newark, is at Newport. R. I. KEARNY COUNCILMAN TO BE UNOPPOSED AT ELECTION. Town Councilman Robert E. Tor rance, of Kearny,' was given assur ance at a meeting of the Second Ward Republicans last night that he would he unopposed In the coming election. The following were indorsed for mem bers of the Hudson County Republican Committee: First district, Thomas Chamberlain; Second district, i^ouis Hartting and James Lindsay. The one vacancy in the First district and the two in the third will be filled by a ward committee. ARLINGTON WOODMEN TO HOLD DEMONSTRATION. PI. ns are being made by ihe min ers of Arlington Council, Modern Woodmen of America, for a big open meeting and demonstration at Midland Hall, Arlington, a week from Tuesday night. The council will have a parade In Ihe evening. SPRINGFIELD MAN WEDS. Announcement has been made of the marriage of Theodore A. Squire, only son of T. E. Squire, or Bryant avenue, Springfield, and Miss J. Decker, of Eas ton, Pa., at Easton. i MISS FRANCES SHIELS, WHO WON TRIP ABROAD BY FINISHING STUDIES. t******************* ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ * ♦ ♦>♦♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ SOUTH ORANGE GRADUATE RETURNS FROM SCOTLAND. To be given transportation to Scot land—tbe birthplace of her parents— and return was the present given Miss Frances Shiels by her father, Archibald i-Jhiels, of Valley street. South Orange, upon the com pletion of her four-year course at the South Orange High School. As a result, Miss Shiels left with her mother on the Anchor line steamship Caledonia for Europe a week after she had received her High School diploma. The ship went direct to Edinburgh, the city where both Mr. and Mrs. Shiels were born. Mrs. Shiels and her daughter, re turned home this week on the steam ship California, hav’ng been gone jus* two months. Besides Edinburgh they \ '.sited -Glasgow, where they attended the national exhibition fit’ tine arts and history. They also stopped off at Melrose. GOLF BALL BLOW MAY COST PLAYER HIS SIGHT. E. R. Jordan, of Brooklyn, who has been a guest at the Monomonock Inn, Caldwell, this summer, is suffering from an injury to one of his eyes caused by a golf ball. He was taken to his home in St. James place, where it was feared that he would lose the sight of both eyes. Hopes are entertained, however, that Mr. Jordan's left eye can he saved. He was playing golf on the inn links at the time of the accident. INDORSES PROUT. A meeting of the Republican Cen tral Committee of Irvington was held last night in the Glorieux building. Health Commissioner Jonah Hardgrove acted as chairman. The committee unanimously indorsed Fred Prout for assemblyman, (\ Valentine Baumann for sheriff and Councilman August L. Lacombe for freeholder. CHOKES DOG TO DEATH. Dog Warden Henry For bell. of Bloomfield, had a fight to the death yesterday with a tig St. Bernard dog or. Franklin street hill. Tile man s clothes were almost torn from his body and he had many wounds on the hands and body before lie succeeded in choking the animal to death. Harrison Horse Dances to Tune of Melody at Banquet Stops Fancy Steps Only When “Home, Sweet Home,” Is Played. The princely prancing of Prince, the Harrison ambulance horse, attracted the attention of wayfarers last night when the equine, affected by the tune ful strains of a popular melody, stopped in front of the headquarters of Harri son Truck Company No. 1, where a \ banquet was in progress, aiid demon strated ids terpsichorean prowess. With ears pricked high in the air the ' animal executed some fancy steps and | stopped only when the music ceased. hump sugar had to be resorted to be I fore Prince would budge away from | the scene of festivities. In its stall a short distance from the ' fire-house the horse could hear the I music and he pranced about until the tuneful strains of “Home, Sweet Home” announced the musicians had i completed their task. TOWNSEND KILLS PRESIDENT'S VETO Tells Montclair Club Taft Strived Particularly Against Democrats. In his address before the Democratic Club of Montclair last night Congress man Edward \Y. Townsend said that during the whole extra session just i closed he had never missed a roll-call, j He said that the excuse offered by President Taft for vetoing the woolen | bill, namely, “that the bill was hastily | prepared,” was not sound. He declared ! that the bill had been prepared with great care by the fourteen Democratic members of the ways and means com mittee and that the President knew it. It was vetoed, said Mr. Townsend, because it was a Democratic measure. He believed that the action of the Democrats in passing that bill and the ! cotton and farmers’ free-list schedules, which were also vetoed by the Presi dent, would be Indorsed by the citizens of the country at the polls. i VISITOR DISAPPEARS WITH $8 AND PURSE. A stranger railed at the office of Dr. . Italph H. Hunt, in Harrison street, j Hast Orange, yesterday, and asked If j the physician was in. He was told he j would return from a eall shortly and | took a seat in the office. Hater the stranger informed the maid he would take a short walk awaiting the arrival of Dr. Hunt, and took away with him a purse containing $8 that was In a I hand-bag of Mrs. Hunt on a stand. He I is described as being about 30 years j old. has a smooth face and light hair. ! i He wore a blue coat, gray trousers and j I a light fedora hat. | BURGLAR ALARMS FROM INGERSOLL HOME FALSE. I j For the fourth tim£ in the six weeks ' since Charles H. Ingersoll, the ’ dollar I watch man,” and his family have been | abroad the South Orange police were i last night called to frighten burglars j from the Ingersoll home at 166 Scot j land road, South Orange. As on the j i three previous occasions, the police I | found no trace of burglars. The call j 1 last night was made by Michael Bar- i ron, the caretaker, who told Desk .Ser i gcaht Frank H. Kenny that he heard i men trying to gain entrance to the In | gersoll place. The police are of the | opinion that rain made the nolaej l which disturbed the caretaker. j BOARD SHIFTS SEVERAL SPRINGFIELD TEACHERS.! The Board of Education or Spring Held announces the following changes' in its teaching staff: H. G. Miller will I take Horace Custer's place as teacher I in the second and third year grades of j ihe High School; Miss M. I. Dunn will | take Miss Edna Witney’s place in the first year grade of the High School; Miss F. F. Barry will take Miss Ruth Gleason's place In the fifth and sixth grades; Miss D. Conover w ll take Miss Edith Coleman’s place in the third and fourth grades, and th* Misses Madeline Lyon, Mary Dalrymple, M. A. Watson and Lillian Hunt have been reengaged The schools will reopen on Septem ber 5. CANOEIST GOES THROUGH CANAL TO LAKE HOPATCONG Lawrence Brown, of 108 Day street, | Orange, who last week left on a canoe j trip to Lake Hqpatcong by way of the Morris canal, arrived there safely yes ! terday. He \Vill make the return trip ! later in the week. ; PACKING COMPANY TO ERECT ANOTHER BUILDING. _ • Swift & Co.. Ihe beef packing con-| cern which has an extensive establish- j i ment on the Kearny meadow s, has j filed plans with Building Inspector John l). Castles for another building. The latter will be of frame, two stories htgh, will be 36 feet square and will ! cost $11,000. MAYOR BRANDENBURG BACK. Mayor William Brandenburg, Jr., of North Arlington, has returned front a trip to Detroit, where he represented Kearny Hodge at the annual eonven llon or Ihe Koval Order of Moq,se. Mrs. Brandenburg and family are in At lantic CUj. TRIO OF SECRET MARRIAGES JUST COME TO EICHT Two Men and Girl in South Orange Among the Principals. * Announcement was made today ol three secret marriages in which South Orange young folks figure. One took place in April and the others this month. The first was that of Miss Mary Mc Garry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat thew McGarry, of Baltimore, and Philip Hayden O'Connor, of Tlchenor avenue, South Orange. The ceremony was per formed In the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. Mary Durkins, 79 Bang street, this city. They will make their future home in Newark. , Mrs. O'Connor is a niece of the Rev. Michael .7. Conroy, of New York, and of Fire Chief P, J. McGarry, of Wash ington, D/C. Miss Marion Wheeler, of Brooklyn, was bridesmaid and F. J. Sloane, also of that city, best man. After secretly becoming man and wife Mr. and Mrs. O'Connor assisted two friends to do likewise by acting as best man and matron of honor, respectively, at the marriage of Miss Agnes Anasta sia J.askoska, formerly of South Or ange, but Mho recently has made her home in Tompkins. N. Y.. (o I.ayton Joseph Teeple, of 770 South Orange ave nue, South Orange, The marriage was performed in the Paulist Fathers' Church, New Y'ork city”, August 20. Mr. and Mrs. Teeple are now spend ing their honeymoon at Niagara Falls. 1'pon their return they will reside In Park street, this city. Mr. Teeple’s parents are residents of Wavne county, Pa. Although they allowed tile bride's parents to know when they were to be married. Alias Buoy H Jones, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Jones, of Valley street, South Orange, and Francis A7. Guilek, of .Morristown, kept the news of their marriage on August 24 from their friends. When Miss Jones and Mr. Guilek applied for a marriage license to Michael A. Fitzsimmons, deputy registrar of vital statistics, four days before their marriage. Miss Jones said that none of her friends were to know about it. There were three newspaper men present, how ever, and the announcement was made. The couple succeeded, however, in keeping their marriage secret for sev eral days. The ceremony was per formed in this city by the Rev. Charles F. Stanley'. Mr. and Mrs. Guilek will make their home for the present with the bride's parents in South Orange. HORSE STRICKEN IN STREET REFUSES TO WALK PLANK. Walking the plank is a feat that did not appeal strongly to the in stinct of a horse owned by the United .States Cabinet Bed Co., of New York. 'Pile animal became sick while being driven through Harrison early last night and was unable to proceed with the wagon to which it was attached. Would-be veterinarians made sugges tions and some purchased medicine. A Woman, one of the hundreds of per sons who had stopped on the way home from work, thought it was a good idea to get the horse in the wagon and let another draw the vehicle to its desti nation. This idea seemed to please the driver, Samuel Kuloes. and he procured two long planks. These were propped against the tailboard of the wagon. HT.d the work of having the horse walk the plank was proceeded with. After trying for nearly an hour. Kuloes gave up the task. Several planks had been split and the finances of the driver were not in a sufficiently healthy condition to allow him to buy up a lumber yard. The animal was finally placed in a stable and today was taken to New York In an ambulance. WOMAN JAILED AFTER EXCITING REVOLVER DUEL. Her shirtwaist bespattered with blood and with her lower lip discolored and swollen, Mrs. Mary Green, of Pat erson, presented a sorry plight today when arraigned in the Harrison Police Court before Police Justice Joseph M. Branegan, who committed her to the county jail fur ninety days. A revolv er duel ensued when Special Police man Patrick Shanley followed a man who was with the Greerf woman, when she crossed the Centre street bridge from Newark to Harrison, last night. The fellow drew a revolver on Shanley and fired point blank at him. He proved a poor marksman. Shanley brought his revolver into play, but lie was not able to hit the man. Shanley placed the woman under arrest. She could give little explana tion as to her actions. HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS SEIZED BY CONSTABLE. Hearing last night that Mrs. Mary A. Casterline, who formerly conducted “The Greycrest," in Arlington avenue, East Orange, was moving her goods from 383 Union avenue. Irvington, Con stale Overmiller hurried over with a warrant and had the goods held over night in East Orange. Mrs. Sibr.ey Philip, owner of the Irvington place, which is rented as a chicken farm by Mrs. Casterline, has made a claim in the East Orange Dis trict Court that her tenant defaulted on the second quarter of rent. BE INDEPENDENT—IT IS EASY If you only knew how little it costs to furnish a home at CROWN CO.’S, and How Easy CROWN CO.’S Famous terms make the payments, you wouldn’t go another day without surrounding yourself with all the comforts and con veniences of a coz.ily furnished home. Come in and tell us what you want—we are perfectly willing to trust you all we ask is that you give us Please remember, whether you pay cash or use these famous terms of the most liberal Credit house on earth, | CROWN CO.’S PRICES ARE ALWAYS ONE-THIRD i LOWER THAN 01 S ASK FOR EQUAL QUALITY CQEE WE GIVE ELEGANT PREMIUM3 gDEC rnCE WITH PURCHASES OF VARIOUS AMOUNTS rllEb FREE FLOOR COVERINGS With Every With Every BEDROOM SUITE PARLOR SUITE Crown Co. Gives Crown Co. Gives A Handsome An Elegant ROOM-SIZE ROOM-SIZE BEDROOM RUG PARLOR RUO FREE FREE With Every DINING-ROOM SUITE Crown Co. 6ives .. . . .V • - t IRVINGTON—HILTON. Town Hall Custodian Carlos N. Webb lias returned from a vacation trip in Michigan. Mrs. Jacob Stewart and son, of Hilton, are spending their vacation at Keans burg. Mrs, Herbert Tlelienor and daughter, or 0S2 Stuyvesant avenue, are at Keausburg. where they will remain till after Labor Day. A meeting or the Irvinton Veterans’ Association will be held in Town Hall Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson K. Webb and son, Wilson K. Bell. Jr., of Jjjvington. are stop ping at Ocean Grove. Mr. and Mrs. William Headley, of Or-j ange avenue, are stopping at their bun galow at Keanshurg. Ah a result of the recent heavy rain falls in Irvington several eave-ius have I been reported by the police in different ; j sections of the town. INFANT IN IRVINGTON SWALLOWS CAMPHOR OIL. Climbing on a chair and reaching for a bottle containing camphorated oil last night, Edward Sabol, the 2-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sobel, of 15 Dasslng avenue, Irvington, drank a portion of it and collapsed. Dr. Albion C. Christian was hastily sum moned and attended the child, whteli was revived after several hours. WRANGLE CONTINUES OVER LIGHTING PLANT CONTRACT. _ The street lighting committee of the i Orange Common Council made another ineffectual effort behind closed doors j ' last night to effect an agreement be- ' tween the city and Storms & Co., the contractors for the city’s lighting plant. It i& known that the committee and the contractors cannot agree as ! to final money terms. PASTOR RETURNS TOMORROW. Members of St. Stephen's R. C. Church, Arlington, are much interested in the return from abroad tomorrow of their pastor, the Rev. Father Samuel B. Hedges, who sailed from Palermo. ; Sicily, on August 16. Father Hedges ] had intended to return earlier, bu* was \ injured by a fall from a horse and was delayed pending treatment. The parish has since been in charge of the j assistant pastor, the Rev. Father Frank J. Sexton. Young Prisoner Sings for Court and Wins His Release Picked Up While Bent on Going West, He Forms Police Quartet. Kdward Johnson. 12 years old, of 65 Way dell street, this city, left home two nights ago to travel, and last night was picked up at the car barns in Hast <>range by Policeman Dell. He apc.tt tile nl&hl in police lKN>d p*;uh.r.>. [♦ 111 ■*■ " —" 1 ■ ' ■ —--'■ -— I After court adjourned today the hoy, j who has a sweet tenor voice, enter • tained Recorder Nott and "the police! with selections while awaiting the ar- \ rival of his brother to take him back ■ 1 home. He soon had a quartet formed j i among the police and was reluctant to j | leave. The boy has a penchant for moving ! pictures depicting scenes in the West, j and expected to reach there. He had ; spent several week; learning to use a 1 lariat. I WILL HE PUT FOB BENEFIT OF "I Caldwell Society Folk Busy Re hearsing for Production of "Red Pepper.” Taldwell thesplans will appear 1n comedy roles September 8 and 9 in Association Hall in the play, “Red Popper." “The Giva Players* Club” will pro duce the play and it will be given for the benefit of the Fresh Air Home at Roseland. Many of Caldwell’s promi nent society people are in the cast and for weeks they have been actively re hearsing. Those in the cast are: Arthur C* Schanz, William H. Tobin, jr., Jarvfcl Parmley Smith. Edmund Randolph Laine, jr., Henry Rudolph, Ivan Budd. Carl Hopwood, Elizabeth Rudolph. Olive Castano, Clara L. Schanz, Elsie Matthews, Jessie Baldwin. Dorothy Hall, Catharine Miller, Ethel Castano and Miss E. Castano. The Fresh Air Home, for the benefit of which the play will be given, was started in 1908. The home consists of a main build ing capable of sheltering 1-5 at one time. Last year 600 children were cared* for during the season and this year 625 have been entered The su perintendent of the home is Samuel D. Ridde, assisted by W. H. MeVey, and the matrons are Miss Ella and Miss Louise MacOhesney. . i IRVINGTON LICENSES MAY BE RENEWED TOMORROW After consulting with the town's at torneys, Hiker & Hiker, the Irvington Town Council has decided to hold a special meeting tomorrow night to re new liquor licenses. These licenses ' should have been renewed at the ad journed meeting last Monday night, but action was deferred owing to the legal objections made by William C. Headley, formerly a village president of Irvington. FIRE IN CARHOUSE. An electric wire set fire, last night, to a sand car in the carhouBe at Mont clair and the prompt discovery of the blaze by a watchman saved the car house from destruction. OBSERVES NINETIETH BIRTHDAY. Observing his ninetieth birthday, the Rev. Dr. Wilson Phraner. of 31 Lenno* avenue, East Orange, received infor mally a number of friends at his home yesterday. Dr. Phranfr is assistant pastor of the Munn Avenue Presby terian Church, East Orange.