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; Of POLICE BADGE ecial Officer Says Three Men and Woman Took It from Him. stery surrounds the disappear nl a police badge owned by Spe fflcer Arthur T. Cadmus. Cad says he was pulled Into a hall at 60 Bank street, and while men held him, a woman plucked dornment from his breast the Bfenk street address, the etress said that Cadmus had insulting remarks to her. Be enraged at his bantering, she badge from the officer’s "alone and unaided,” accord her stoty. had the badge only five He appeared before the Board ice Commissioners yesterday for its return. He said Ryan, of the First precinct, badge and refused to give It Ryan said he was having matter investigated. ‘"The brought the badge to me the. 6h? received it,” he said, i straightforward story. A of the occurrence Is being Charles J. Fanning, of Precinct, was charged with absent without leave on Jan ■ uary IS, The policeman claimed he. was ill, but- from testimony given by Assistant-Surgeon Mitchell, Fan ning's only trouble was a slight breaking out of eczema on the ears j The surgeon said he told him to re port- for duty, but Finning did not do so until the next day. No decision w«s given as other charges are expected to be made against Fanning at the next meeting. Charges of missing a duty call and reporting o(T duty twenty-five m’n utes late were made against Patrol man Gustave N. Smith, of the Fourth Precinct. His case was laid over as was the charge of not being found on post brought against Patrolman George H. Brown, of the Sixth Pre cinct, to give the policeman an op portunity to procure witnesses. Pa trolman Patrick-Cruit. of the Third Precinct, was lined one day's pay for missing a duty call. The name of Patrolman Dennis Cronin, of the Fourth' Precinct, was ordered placed on the meritorious record for his bravery in stopping a team of runaway horses belonging to B. Kantor, of 68 Market street. ’ ___ % LINEMAN MEETS FATE OF MAN HE REPLACED ELIZABETH, N. J.. Jan. 24.— While working on the top of a pole twenty feet above the sidewalk, Albert Rose, of this city, had a narrow escape from death today In Cranford. His bare hands came in contact with a live wire. The shock threw him from the pole. He Was unconscious when picked up and was taken to the office of Dr. Perkins, where he was revived. Rose was substituted for James ArnoUr, who was badly shocked and thrown from the top of a pole a week ago. THREE HELD FOR THEFT OF XMAS TREES IN PARK Charged with stealing Christmas trees worth $50 from Branch Brook Park on December 21 and 22, three men arraigned before Acting Judge Oehrlng in the Second Precinct Court today are being held In $200 hall each to await the action of the grand jury. They are Albert King, 35 years old, of 38 Webster street: William G. Williams, 30 years old. of 90 High land avenue, and Charles Burfleld. a saloon-keeper, at Bloomfield and Highland avenues. Burfleld. who was arrested before by Park Policeman Zipf, was paroled in the custody of John T. Manning, a lawyer. When the trio Were ar raigned today Manning w'alved the right to cross-examine hits client. STRIKE ORGANIZER HELD FOR SNATCHING PURSE Charged with having attempted to Steal the pocket book of Airs. Alary Tobac, of 80 Wlnans avenue, as she was walking along Prince street, David Hosenburg, 44 years old, of 144 Rlvington street, New York, was ar raigned in the Fourth Precinct today and held 1 in $500 ball for the grand jury by Judge Herr. According to the police the man is a member of the Garment Workers' Union, of New York, and had come to this city to aid the strikers. The man was arrested yesterday afternoon by Plainclothesmen Kaar and Cort, of the FVnirth precinct, as he tried to get away with the pocket book. ‘SCHEME J’NETS U. S. $49,000,000 House Committee Considers Tariff on Linens, Threads, Laces, Tapes, Tampico, Etc. WASHINGTON, Jan. JM'. - More than 16 per cent, of all the tariff rev enue for 1912 was raised from ‘ schedule J„" consideration of which the House committee on ways and means began today. Linens, laces and linoleum waterproof cloth, cork, carpets and hydraulic hose, curtains, cables and cordage, threads, tapes and tampjeo and a variety of other manufactures of flax, hemp. Jute, ramie and so on, are embraced in the schedules on which the govern ment last year derived 149,000.000 of revenue from imports whose aggre gate valuation reached $10S,69S,000. The ad valorem rate now averages 45 per cent. All along the line luxuries are to be taxed on a high duty basis under the Oemperatio program for the coming extra session. Most of the large number of Homs in' this schedule come under the luxury classification. Under the present law the great bulk of laces, for curtains, pillow shams, wearing apparel and many other uses pay 60 per cent., and some other laces as high as 70 per‘cent, ad val orem. Cotton collars are now dutia ble at 45 cents a dozen and 15 per cent, ad valorem, and linen collars 40 cents a dozen and 20 per cent. CHAUFFEUR IS HELD FOR FRAUDS ON BREWERY Charged with the embezzlement of $24, Henry Apgar, of 99 Belmont avenue, was held in bail to await the action of the grand jury by Judge Hahn :n the Third Precinct Court today. The Feigenspan Brew ing Company, represented by New ton Porter, appeared as complainant against Apgar. According to Porter the company has been the victim of several schemes to defraud. It was learned, he told the court, that one of the chauffeurs had been selling the cash customers of the firm more than their orders called for, anil .pocketing the extra cash. To make his accounts balance this chauffeur would then give a credit customer le3s than was ordered. The mistake would not be discovered until a month or two later, he said. . An investigation led to the arrest of Apgar by Detectives Bell and Mil ler, of the Third precinct. , THOUSAND WAITERS SEND PICKETS TO BIO HOTELS NEW YORK, Jan. 24.—Nearly a thousand waiters and other hotel workers, including waiters w'ho struck last night at the Hotels Rector and Cadillac and the Folies Bergere restaurant, held a mass-meeting in New Y'ork today in an attempt to put actively on foot the general strike voted by the union. Pickets were distributed through the hotel districts to urge out the hesitant, and entrances were watched i to check the importation of strike breakers. j 25| ; /as F E &\ i 15 E vc a - r 10 m >(25.: vfsi ir Reed i Rocker Empire or shel lac finish; regu lar $2.98; spe cial, each There Is a Representative House in Every Business I In the Furniture Field This Place Is Admittedly Held I By EDWIN A. KIRCH & CO. It is a great achievement in these days of active competition to be recognized as the representative ftrm in any line. Such a reputa tion is only achieved and maintained by honest efforts, conscientious service and continuous work. Come and let us prove mat our supremacy claims are well founded. A visit to this big store in no wise obligates you to purchase. Everything Reduced from 10 to 50 Per Cent. The original price ticket remains on each article, enabling you to see at a glance the amount of your savings. --- > ■ .. . ' -- ' *---1 ! We Sell It 4 Little Lower in Price. We Have Always Done It —It's Our Way Your cPurchases May *Be I Charged 77-79 Market Street, Newark, N. 3=Piece Parlor Suite - 1 .. V M a i s i v ely built, nicely polished Ma hogany finish, b e a u t i f u ' lines, heavy carved claw feet; spring seats with hair- filled, loose cush ions: choice, of covering? aiVk d lu b h. f tapestry or: panne plush. Regular $80. 39.98 China Closet Genuine quar tered oak, beauti f u 11 y polished; regular price $30, special 22.50 Set Leather Chairs Highly polished full ( box frame; genuine : leather seats and ] backs: regular $30; special set of six. in cluding arm chair. 26.98 f 4))KGcn ^ EXTENSION DINING TABLE Solid quartered oak; cut claw feet and ! rag on Ileg. $19.DS; spec. 12.50 Beauti __ fully pol- . ished: 44 ' .*dr inch top; V 10 Inch pedestal; guaranteed construc tion. Reg. J10.9S; spec'l 12.50 Buffet Quartered oak, highly polished, French bevel mir ror 32x10; carvings are heavy and well done; regular price $18, special White Enameled Crib Heavy continuous posts brass ornaments,closely spaced tilling rods; sides are very high; are made to p slide; very strong; 7) regular $8.00; special. Chiffonier Full swell front, ' French legs, beautifully polished; large bevel mirrors. In three woods —tuna ma hogany, mahogany or bird's-eye maple; rag. price $10-75; special. 14.98 Brass Bed 2‘i-inch post*. 1 '--inch fillers, h e a V'y husk*: (guaranteed lac quer; r eg u 1 a r !“S, 25.00 Dresser Full swell front, French Icrs. bea utifujly polished: large bevel ed mirrors. In throe woods— tuna ma hogany, mahoff- [W's any or Me 9 bird's eye ma- k | pie. Rt r »d I20.9S; 8 Si-icial. 15.98 r 3=P1ECE SUITE Ma*si\c nialiog- j an; frame, hand carved claw ' feet, elegantly finished and up holstered I k best Spanish leather: sold regularly for $73.00: special, 53.75 I 'BigSpecials in Mattresses 46-lb. pure felt, fancy tick- f, Qfi Ing: regular $9.98: special at 4j-lb. pure felt, fancy art tick Ing. roll edge; regr. $11.98: 8.98 Special .. 55-Jb. pure felt, fancy art ticking, imperial ‘'dge; reg. $14.98; Q Qfi 55-lb. pure felt, fancy art denim, imperial edge; reg.s $18.00; I? "JZ special .. * Ml -One or Tvro Part* Square Post Bed Square steel posts and rails two inches square. Fillers Ji-inch round. Brass caps and brass mounted casters. Fine $12.75 value. Special, all sizes,.in this sale, ihmnrnl 8-75 f~This Dining Room Outfit This outfit consists of six chairs and solid oak dining table, seven pieces in all; | f|Q well made and nicely finished; regu lar price .S16.SQ, special for the outfit Genuine Morocco Leather Chair or Rocker Finest steel springs in scat and back', very carefully upholstered cushions; filled with silk AA Anns; regular $30,00, spe cial .. 1 XJ. * f( _JE " . -«r Reed Pullman Sleeper Carriages toeavy roll, very stylish redlining backs. deep fool 'veU. /’ordurov u,p- sej f\Q holsterm* steel tubing; rcg. $is_. . 1 -------- - PROBE DEATH OF MAN BEATEN ON SHIPBOARD An ante-mortem statement of John Koivalsky, 32 years old. "'ho said he had hi en beaten over the head with a beer bottle while on a trans-Atlan tie liner, led the police today to be gin an investigation. The case may be one of murder. Kowalsky died In the City Hos pital yesterday after a month's ill ness that had puzzled the doctors. An autopsy revealed the fact that he had been suffering from a fractured skull. Kowalsky landed in New York the day before Christmas. According to his papers, he had come over on the Steamship Amerika, of the Hamburg American line. The day after Christmas the City Hospital authorities reported to the Third Precinct police that they had taken a man who had attempted sui cide from the Jackson street address to the hospital. An investigation by Detective MiHer showed that the man had been taking medicine for a cold, The City Hospital later called up the police and said the theory that the man had taken poison was a mistake. He was, they declared, suffering from alcoholism. Only a slight wound on his fore head. that had healed, marked where the bottle had struck him. Detective Miller will ask the steamship com pany for light on the trouble that oc cured on the ship. INVESTIGATE ROBBERY The detective bureau is investi gating a robbery at 3f>X Plane street, n which the thieves forced the kitchen door and got away with four gold bracelets, three gold signet rings, two piain gold rings, one gold toss nnd chain, a meta! meshbaa, six solid silver table forks and sev eral articles of wearing apparel. WARN AGAINST SWINDLER To storekeepers on "the hill" a warning was issued today by Secre tary F. W. Baumbuseh, of the Na tional Turn 'erein, who has re ceived information that someone has been recently soliciting advertise ments in the name of the Turners without either the authority or the knowledge of that organization. [Do you a ant a free booklet of fa mous rfob recipe* for delicious mixed drinks? •fust address. Wilson W'biske.v, 318 Fifth Are., New York. That’s all! —!-mm. •• ■ • ! NETHERLANDS SOCIETY HOLDS ANNUAL DINNER PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 24.—Dis tinguished men from three States, de scendants from sturdy immigrants from Holland two centuries ago. who are members of the Netherlands So ciety. of Philadelphia, were present last night at the 22d annual dinner of that association, which was held at the Bellevue-Stratford. The States represented were New Jersey, Penn sylvania and Delaware. The toastmaster was ex-Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker. an address 1 was mad*- by John Dyneley Prince, | former president of the New Jersey Senate, who spoke on ‘‘Our Nether land Influences.” These officers were elected: Presi dent. ex-Governor Pennypacker: vice presidents, .Tames L. Pennypacker. George R. Van Dusen. Henry Farr, Henry DePuy and H**nry C. Conrad, and secretary and treasurer, Alfred Pereival Smith. OLDEST CHICAGOAN DIES; SAW RISE OF WINDY CITY CHICAGO, Jan. 24.—Edwin (>. Gale, in point of residence the old est Chicagoan, died at his home to day in Oak Park, a suburb, at the age of SI. From a frontier village of WO while inhabitants overrun by wild animals and Indiana. Mr. Gale witnessed every stage of the change that up to the time of lit death has resulted in a city of more than 2.000,000 peopb He was brought to Chicago in 1535 by his parents. The family brought to Chicago the first piano, w hich at once became the wonder of the Indians who gathered about*the Gale house to hear the "Bird in the Box.” CABINET. PEEVED. RESIGNS CHRISTIANIA, Norway. Jan. 34.— ■The Norwegian cabinet, under the premiership of General J. K. M. Brat lie. resigned today owing to its defeat at the general elections last October, We Give and Redeem Surety ' Coupons Marshall & Ball Highest Iype of Ready-to- If ear _807-813 Broad, Street—The If lute h rant-) We Oire and Redeem Surety Coupons Surety Coupons a Clear Gain Every Surety Coupon Book when filled is a elear gain of $2.50. Surety Coupons have more value than any other—beside, when your book is full, you can come here and exchange it for $2.50 in goods of vour OWN SELECTION, instead of being forced to choose something you don’t want from a “premium parlor. A R.ecord-Breaking January Sede Thsat It Will Be Difficult to Equal For years we have been making and breaking records in Our January Sales, but Our Big January Sale which is now in full blast is making a record which it will be difficult to break. The same high character' is present that has been a dominating feature of M. & B. Clothing during our history of OVER 50 YEARS AS MAN UFACTURING RETAIL CLOTHIERS, plus big ger values and bigger assortments. It matters not what your fancy dictates as to model or pattern, in either an Overcoat or a Suit, it’s here—with permanent shapeliness built in by the highest skilled tailormen. Only a little over a week remains in which to profit by this unusual sale, so don’t delay. Come in tomorrow before the usual rush of late buyers begins. Overcoats $15 & $16 | J 7P O'Coats... $22 & 525 |Q 7C O'Coats. .. I 7 • I 0 $18 & S20 | i 7C O’Coats... I Tt • I 0 $28 & $30 'J'J O'Coats... LL% I O $32 and $38 Overcoats. 26.50 Suits 512.50 and Q $14 Suits... V«I 0 $18 & $20 J i IF Suits. ill,,. 12.50 | $22 & $25 7 r ! Suits 11 • 11) $28 and $30 Suits. 21.50 Black O’Coats. $15 Silk L.ined O’Coats* $15 Astrakhan shawl roll collar, wool serge Black and Oxford, single-breasted, with lined, 50 inches long, cut full. $20 VALUE. flv-front and velvet collar. $20 VALUE. Special Sale of Storm Boots For Boys, Women, Men BOYS' STORM BOOTS, t«n oil grain, viscolized sales, sizes 13 to 6, 9 inches high: reduced from $4.00 3.15 WOMENS STORM BOOTS, College Girl model, tan Russia calf, sizes 2'/2 to 7; reduced from $5 3.90 MEN'S STORM BOOTS, tan oil grain, viscolized soles, sizes 5 to 11; reduced from . $5.00 and $t>.00 ^ j Broken Lines Men's 3.so. $4 & $5 Shoes, 2.85 High-grade button, lace, blucher; all good leathers: heavy and medium soles. Specials in Boys’ Clothing , $7. $8. $9 svrvd $10 Serge Suits These are absolutely all-wool, fast color serge suits, in double-breasted style only; sizes 7 to 18 years; former selling prices $7, S8. $9 and S10; January C ^ C Sale price . Regular sg.00 Corduroy C O C [ -aits, flannel lined: sale price. O+J | j Russian O’Coats f \|1 $8.00 Russian Overcoats.8.75 7 All S7 and $8 Russian Overcoats. .. .4.95 | All $10.50 Russian Overcoats. 8.95 All $18 Russian Overcoats.12.75 Keguiar imo.uu corduroy Q C Suits, flannel lined; sale price. Oa.7 Long Overcoats Special lor chinchilla and double-faced materials; sizes 13 to 18 vears. For merly $18 and $19.75, sale Another 3-Hovir Friday Morning, 9 to 12 Boys’ Russian and Reefer Coats, in all-wool materials, sizes 3 to 7 years: former prices $5.00 to $8.00, SPECIAL FRIDAY Q E MORNING. 9 to 12 ONLY.. No Phone. Mail or C. O. D. Orders Filled. No Refunds or Credits.