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i. FALLS 50 FEE! • *■ * ^ " Plunges Headfirst from Trestle to Which She Had Fled in Panic. c _ WEEHAWKEN, N. J„ April S. —Jr. the panic that occurred when llio pas sengers of a Bergen Lin- ti ley car . Ajisoovered it to be on lir. w tie on a treitli- over the ruilroau n rise bo tween the ferry and tie ultsudes MIsh Annie E. Eckert lasl Iglit fell headfirst fifty feet to tie ground. With many bones broken and internal Injuries the young woman Is dying in the North Hudson Hospital. The car was ascending tin trestle about 6:30 o’clock when there was a flash of parti-colored llumc and a dense smoke due to a short circuit. The passengers, in their fear and ex citement, uh the rootormun stopped short, broke windows and clambered out upon tlio trestle. Those nearest The doors forced their way out. Among these was .Miss Eckert, who lived at 419 Thirteenth street, West New York. 8h« lost her balance, fell across tiie trestle and went head first through one of the openings with a scream. Those injured and taken to the hos pital are Louis Schepper, of 545 Tenth street; Adam Meyers, of 564 Thir teenth street: Charles Alders, of 129 Nineteenth street, and Bruno Leh man, of 509 Eighteenth street, all of West New York. WOMAN PRESENTS NEW WILL OF ETTLINGER XBW YORK. April 8.—A second will of Benjamin B. Ettlinger, which gives the larger purl of un estate valued at about $30,000 to a friend, Miss Minnie Council, of Paterson, X. .7., instead of the entire estate to a brother, was Moil for probate yes tcrdny. Mr. Ettlinger died on July, 31, 1911. The will filed oil August 24. 1911, was made four days before bis death. Joseph Ettlinger. a brother, is made sole, legatee and executor. By the will filed yesterday, dated June 13, 191", one-third of lb" estate goes to the daughter.? of 31r. Ettlinger. Ceclle and Dorothy, of Long Branch, N. J. It Is to be held in trust by Vrthnr Council, of Patterson, N. J. The residue of the estate goes "to my dear friend, Minnie Council.” Mrs. Rltle Ettlinger. Ills widow, is not mentioned In either document. ln.it she has filed notice that she will fight the wills. She is now u resi dent of Long Branch, N. J. ROOT’S PANAMA TOLL BILL AGAIN BEFORE CONGRESS WASHINGTON, April 8.—Thu Pan ama canal toll has reappeared in Congress. Senator Root has reintro duced his bili of last session for re peal of that provision of the new Panama canal law which would per mit American coastwise ships to en joy freedom from toll charges. The measure has been referred to the committee now headed by Sena tor O’Gorman, of New York, who led the tight in the last Congress against the Root proposal. It is expected that the tolls question will be forced upon the attention of Congress at an early date, in an effort to once more try to repeal the free toll provision before the canal is opened for traffic. HE CAN BEAT MAILS IN CROSSING ATLANTIC LONDON. April 8.—Lawyer J. D. Medic, of New Jersey, who was among the crowd of Americans arriv ing in London tonight by the Kron prlnzessln Cecillc’s boat train. Is on n flying trip. He will return to America from Southampton by Wednesday's boat. lie says he prefers crossing the Atlantic for an hour’s talk with cor respondents to waiting for belated mails. TW O SULZER STOCK EXCHANGE BILLS PASS ALBANY. April S.—Two of tlie Levy Stock Exchange reform bills recommended by Governor Solver passed tlie Senate last night without opposition. They now go to the gov ernor for his signature. One of the bills is destined to pre vent "wash” sales by making it a felony to inflate or depress the price of stocks by means of fictitious pur chases. The other bill would make more stringent the present law against bucketshops. HITS MAN; SPEEDS ON imperial to the Vcwork Star.I NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., April S. —Edward Heferty, a plumber, living on Throop avenue, was struck on George’s road last night by a speed ing auto and knocked senseless., He was taken to St. Peter’s Hospital In an automobile and is believed to bo internally Injured. The auto driver did not stop, but sped on toward Trenton, and Prosecutor George S. Silxer is trying to capture him. ALDRICH SILENT ON TARIFF PARIS, April S.—Ex-United States Senator Aldrich, of Rhode Island, who lias been at tlie Hotel Bristol for some time prior to starting on a long tour of Egypt, refused last night to talk on the proposed"artff changes in the United States. I‘STUNG’ IN BUYING FARM HE MAKES MONEY TILLING HOLE IN GROUND Makes Most of ‘‘Bad Bargain” and $4,000 a Year. SPRINGFIELD, ilu., April S.—A few years ngo Robert Smith was h Si. Louis workingman, bringing home a workingman's wages and despairing of making both ends meet. Like lots or other city men Robert Smith got the "buck to the lund’ fever; got it bad. Today Robert Smith is the most prosperous cave fanner in America. Whin the back-to-the-soil fever got tho better of Smith lie went to a real estate dealer and bought a 'fi acre farm in the Ozarlts, a few miles from Springfield. The farm he bought ivas eonsidi '.'ably worse than was Ozark mountain farms, which, In many eases, are bad enough for farm ling purposes, however great they’ may be on scenery. In plain language Robert Smith was “stuck” for a poor rocky farm. He was "just a city feller’ and didn’t know much about buying' farm land. So tlie seller thought. The Smith family moved down from St. Louis, and when Robert found out he couldn't make a living working the top of tiie land he laid bought lie be gan farming underground. On his land was a big cave, particu larly fitted for a “cellar garden." It ■was large, well aired, had a,n even temperature, standing at 00 winter and summer: hast no cold, damp drafts, and was moist 'enough and not too dripping wet. So, instead of raising coin and fruit and other farm products as Smith hud intended, he raised mush lap farm, and decided to farm In the cave, he hud to "clear" his land. In stead of stumps to pull, he had stalac tites, rock formations hanging from the ceiling, to remove and haul out. When he had his cave farm cleared he had to haul soil and manure in and spread it over the rooky floor. Outside the cave door he built a How Cave-farmer Smith goes to hit* farm. rooms, rhubarb, celery and bull frogs. Hast year lie cleared nearly *4,WO on his cave farm. The rhubarb is started outdoor and is transplanted In tlio cave, where it grows an Inch u day. He sells it at 13 cents a pound long before his sur face farming neighbors ran get theirs out of the ground. Three crops of mushrooms are raised each year. A square foot of ground produces more than a pound of mushrooms, and Smith sells them to St. Houis hotels and restaurants at 50 cents a pound. Celery Is transplanted in the cave for bleaching, where It attains a per fection of whiteness and tenderness and attracts high prices. When Smith first learned that he couldn’t farm his place like a regu lake, using the rocks taken from the cave for embankments. A stream running into the cave from the lake outside—which is the playground for the bullfrogs .Smith raises with . Ills other cave crops—also serves as a road, or, rather, a canal. Smith goes to his cave farm in a Hat-bottomed boat and hauls out his produce in the same way. Ho can work in his farm day or night. He has to carry a lantern at either time. When tlie frogs are wintering and there’s no celery to bleach, Smith uses pari of his cave farm for a stor age plant and keeps ills neighbors’ sweet potatoes during the cold weather for fifteen cents a bushel. At one time he had 9,000 bushels of sweet potatoes in the cave. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GIVE SI8.000 TO FLOOD AID WASHINGTON, April 8.'•—Tlx- sum of SlS.OuO was appropriated for. Hood relief work in the Ohio and Missis sippi valleys by the national board of directors and supreme officers of the Knights of Columbus, and an appeal goes out today to members of the order all over the country t > contribute to a special fund for relief work. The funds will be handled In the various localities through local committees appointed by the Knights themselves. The officers, after a quarterly session lusting three days, adjourned lute today to meet In St. Paul, Minn. DISFIGURED FOR LIFE, JURY GIVES HIM $250 JER.SKY CITY. X. J., April In Judge Vail's branch of the Hud son County Circuit Court yesterday a jury awarded for injuries to Paul L. Lyons, 12 years old, of Harrison, as the result of an automobile acci dent In Harrison last August. John Lyons, the boy’s father, sued Francis A. Meyers, of Somerville, who ran down the boy. Testimony showed that the boy was crossing the street when Meyers’s automobile ran over him, causing painful injuries that are said to have disfigured him for life. The smallness of the of the verdict has caused comment. I Yes, New Jersey people are mighty par- j ticular. From one end of the country to the other you are known as a "particular s people"—and the rest of the country like it—yes we’re all proud of what New i Jersey says and does! New Jersey people have always preferred PERFECTION . CIGARETTES „ [ “fill that the name implies You have known them for over thirty years, and you now smoke them at an increasing rate every month. It’s a cigarette of exceeding good quality—generous in size—in a hand-wrapped tin foil package, which imparts that free even draw to the smoke, and keeps them in Perfect Condition. The very fact that you have liked l PERFECTION CIGARETTES I all these years, is a great endorse ment of their goodness. Many smokers of Perfection Ciga rettes in other parts of the country got the tip from "Jersey.” Look for the coupon now in every package of Perfection Cigarettes. Good for many beautiful presents. IO Reasonable Request. The congregation of a little colored church down South had received a new preacher, a college graduate. After much disputing with his (lock, he iiEtl induced them to buy an organ. But in some minds there lurked the idea 1-iat it was sinful to desecrate tin church with such things. Sunday morning the preacher opened the services by ploying •When the Boll is Called Up Yon ! der” on tlio little organ, after which he culled on Brother Simmons to lead in prayer. "Naw." said Brother Simmons, “dat ting's done sung de hymn: now let It pray de prayer."—Chicago Record-Herald. Such a Shock. First messenger hoy—“X had to take u pretty tough wire to that Kildey girl iui.de ave Uls roomin'. Railway smash a:i‘ a lot of her folks badly hurt. She made me stay for de reply while she read It.” Second messenger boy—"Did she faint V" "Nope*." “Scream V" "Nope.” '"What did sin- say "She raid. 'What d.o you know uboul that!’” —Cleveland i’lain Dealer. Press Agent’s Activity. "Think you can head my stock company satisfactorily?" “Here,” responded Yorlek Hamm, haughtily, “are some press notices." "Um. Two of 'em ure about your auto, eleven refer to your diamonds and the others appear to be about your dog. None of ’em say you can aefet’ Won't Stand for It. Mrs. Fitzwell (socially inclined) — My dear. 1 have plc'ked out a hus band for you. Her Daughter—Very well; but I tell you emphatically, that when it comes •to buying the wedding dries, J'll se lect the material myself. SWINDLERS GOT HUNDREDS WINNIPEG, Man., April S.—Fivu former members of the Mabray gang of swindlers were arrested here late yesterday, following complaints by several citizens that they had been swindled out of hundreds of dollars. Those arrested are: Henry L. Web ber. Charles Halllday, Charles Webb. John E. Roberts and John L. Lane Edna Holmes, an alleged accomplice, was also arrested. According to the police the men had fitted up offices with fake telegraph Instruments and blackboards und were giving uileg-d horse racing returns. C. IJ. I.. REORGANIZE* COUNCIL. Buoyed up by the flourishing con dition of other councils at present. Buylsy Council No. ‘J9. Catholic Bo nevob nt Legion, was reorganized at a largely attended meeting last night In the Catholic Institute. Many .Slato official^ of the order were present. ELEVENTH WARDERS SMOKE. Members of the Eleventh Ward TJemoci-atic Club held a cabaret en tertainment and smoker last night In the Koseville Auditorium, Orange and Seventh streets. A professional treshnients were served. L. C. IJ. A. CELEBRATES. The seventh anniversary of the Blessed Sacrament Branch No. 1007, Ladles' Catholic Benevolent Associa tion, was celebrated last, night at the home of the Catholic Institute. PLANNING FOB CARD PARTI. Final preparations are being made for the annual card party of St. Charles Borromeo's Catholic Church to be held Friday night, April IS, in the .Krueger Auditorium. Whist, euchre und pinochle will bo played. Flee Hotel Fire in Nightclothes DUBUQUE, la., April 8.—TheJulien Hotel ami a number of other build ings adjoining were destroyed by fire early today. All of tho 20® guests and employees escaped from file hotel, but most of them lost I everything. Alany of the guests ran into tile street in their night cloth ing. ' A few were slightly injured by jumping from lower windows and lower parts of lire escapes. The total loss will bo something ! more than $400,000. The loss on the building and furnishings is $J50,OO0. Other losses were: Powers building, $50,000; Union Electric Company. $50. 000. Tiie balance of the loss Is on smaller buildings. MODERN YOUNG MAN CAN TAKE CARE OF HIMSELF A certain literary man. possessor of the learned degree of doctor, used to take his mid-day luncheon at a well known West End cafe in London. One wet day the place, was less fully at tended than usual, and the miserable state of the weather induced most of the visitors to seek their various em ployments as speedily as possible. While proceeding to follow their ex ample. the doctor was astonished to lind, in place of his shabby and weather-beaten head covering, a styl ish tall hat, shining with sparkling brilliancj. He could only attribute this quasi maglcal change to the delicate atten tion of some friend and hastened to display the acquisition, with no little pride, to his family. The next day. a young man accosted him at the cafe and politely remarked: "Doctor, allow me to claim my hat and to apologise for the apparent mistake. The fact was, however, I had no umbrella, and you had our T did not know what to do to proven my new hat being spoilt in the rah and as I knew yours could not be made much worse than it is, I bor rowed it, and now return it, with thanks.” DOG HELPS POOR GRINDER SHARPEN HIS KNIVES Philadelphia has a one-legged knife grinder who Is particularly proud of his dog, and no wonder, for the in telligent animal aids him greatly in his daily toll. It was formerly the man's custom—his crippled condition preventing him from working the pedal to pay -stray youngsters to turn the wheel for him. This, of course, greatly curtailed liis profits. So he set about training a Newfoundland dog to do the duty. The canine pupil was apt and is now insalled us the grinder's regular as sistant. The grindstone is a very small ono and. by standing on a box. the dog is able to roach the handle and turn It .fast or slow, as his master desires. VETERAN S PLEA RESCUES NEW YORK’S WAR FLAGS ALBANY. April S.- -Standing be neath hattlefluns under which, as a York Volunteer Regiment, he had marched and fought during the Civil War. und with his voice broken with emotion, Senator Abraham J. Palmer, of Milton, the only State senator who was a participant of that struggle, last night made an eloquent appeal for the preservation of the Civil War battletlags of the regiments of the State. At the conclusion of his plea the Senate, without a dissenting vote, passed his hill appropriating $5,000 for the construction of fireproof and ni rmetlcally sealed cases for the flags of the 107 regiments of New York that have been deposited with the State. Consideration yof the measure bus been made a special order of busi ness for last nigbt, it being Senator Palmer's birthday. CHILDREN SCREAM AS CYCLE RUNS DOWN (ilRL Imperial to the Newark Star.] . PATERSON. N. J.. April S.—The shock of being run down by a motor cycle may caupe the death of Teresa Edieston. U. The child was struck just after she left her class-room in School No. 9. Many of her com panions saw the accident and screamed in terror. Tlie rider of the cycle was Joseph B. Werner, of Passaic. The girl suf fers front concussion of the brain, a fractured shoulder and serious bruises. ENDS UNSIGHTLY ITCHINGfflJMORS Resinol for 18 Years a Success in Treating Eczema. Thousands of people who for years hadn't really enjoyed a day’s freedom from tho torments of eczema, whoso nights had been nightmares of itching | and burning, and whoso lives were I made miserable by the embarrassing disfigurement, have bad perfect skin | health restored by Resihol Ointment land Resinol Soap, quickly, easily, and ! at little cost. ! Where some treatments hardly af I fol d a moment's relief. Resinol stops i itching instantly and clears away the • eruption for good and all. This is a [ simple statement of fact. You can prove its truth yourself, at our ox - . pause. Send to Dept. 5-S, Resinol. Baltimore, Md.. for a liberal trial of ' lteslnol Ointment and Resinol Soap ) free, by parcel post. Every druggist | sells Resinol, because doctors in every i corner of the United States have pre scribed it regularly for eighteen years ew'OLYMPICl PITTED WITH DOUBLE SIDES AND ADDITIONAL WATERTIGHT BULKHEADS EXTENDING FROM THE BOTTOM to the TOP OF THE VESSEL Will Sail from New Yurk APRIL 12-MAY 3 and Regularly Tkerealler . \\bite Sfar LU»r, * Uroadna:. V.. *u Local Ail-at. ■ • -a'-*.;, A.' FILIPINO ‘SAVAGES’ ARE NOW PLAYING BASEBALL SAN FRANCISCO, April 8.—Base ball Is doing more than bullets to ward subjugating the warlike tribes of the Philippines, according to EI wood S. Brown, physical director >f the Young Men’s Christian Associa tion. at Manila, who arrived from the i Orient today. Tribes that a few years ago thought , ot little else than an opportunity to slash the American soldier with machetes are now trading their weapons for balls and bats, and even the head-hunters of Northern Ruzon promise to become ‘'fans." ••par in the interior of the islands,' said Brown, "the natives, clad in their join cloths arc playing the game. Recently a company of con stabulary landed on Jolo island, and its they were making camp they j heard through the Jungle an awful ! uproar. The soldiers believing a vil lage was being butchered, seized their gur.s and crepl toward a clearing whence came the noise. "There they saw a thousand na *__ tives dancing about and yelling their hardest. A little brown man was run ning madly toward a palm leaf that marked first base, mid another after ward identiiied as a chief was telling the crowd that tin- 'hit was fair.’ "Only a few years ago this chief I had given the constabulary a lot of trouble A visit tu his shack showed that among his'prize possessions were the photographs of some of the: big league players. "The entire younger generation of the Philippines is 'baseball crazy The American soldiers who iiitro dueed the game in the Islands did their country a great service.” KILLED BY FALLING TREE ISpeelnl to the Newark SUir.l NEWTON, N. J., April S.—Failing to hear the warning cry of Ills com panions. Samuel i1 cti11 ck, dO years old, way instantly killed near Kalsten's Mills yesterday, when a tree ho was cutting crashed down on him, crush ing iiim to death. For the convenience of our friends, customers and the public, we have opened a New Tea and Coffee Brancli Store. 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