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WE AGAIN DELAYED Vredenburgh Excused from Testifying in Smith Bank ruptcy Hearing. Because of his "pressing official duties" LaRue Vredenburgh, deputy State commissioner of banking and insurance, was again excused from testifying today at the bankruptcy hearing of Raymond E. Smith, secre tiry-treasurcr of the defunct Rose ville Trust Company. !He appeared In the court-room at 11 oYclock and held a consultation with Oeorgo Furst, attorney for Wilfred C‘. Roszel, the receiver, and then left the chamber, saying he would be "back later In the day." He was attended by William H. Morgan, of the Arm of Pitney, Hardin & Skinner. .Mr. Vredenburgh Is expected to give some startling testimony concerning Smith's alleged dlckerlngs at the bank, and his,dismissal this morning Without being put on the stand dis appointed a large number of those in tersted In the case. It Is declared that he does not want to make hie testimony public until after the return of the criminal in dictments with which Smith Is now charged. He has been excused re peatedly and several of the hearings have been adjourned on his account. Clarence P. Whitman, former secre tary-treasurer, and John T). Fauoce. president of the Intercity Realty and Security Company, of 116 Broadway, Sew York, were the only witnesses examined today. They went over tho testimony offered on previous occa- j nitons and cleared up several points that had not been brought out clearly ■ at the previous hearings. Smith did not appear In eourt today and it is understood that he will not be present nt his bankruptcy hear ings, unless Attorney Furst Insists that he be called to testify. A writ, of habeas corpus has been obtained en isling Smith to be presented In tho bankruptcy court on demand. Hl« attorney, Frank M. McDermlt. has advised him not to testify, and Attorney Furst is undecided as yet whether the alleged defaulter will be placed on the stand. Trust Co. Reorganization Plan Will Probably Go to La Monte Next Week The Roseville Trust Company reor j^i&izatlon plan will probably be sub mitted to Stato Banking Commis sioner George M. La Monte next week. !CJifTord F. McAvoy, president of the Depositors’ Association, said today that $750,000 in deposit aocounts had been assigned to thev new Mutual Wank of Roseville. Fro mthe total deposit accounts of $900,000 he thinks It “will be possible to subtract $50,000, representing depositors’ notes, which will be canceled against their ac counts. Deputy State Banking Commis sioner Vredenburgh Is reported to be allowing those depositors who have notes In tho Roseville Trust Com pany to set off their deposits against their notes. Michael B. Kane, Jr., one of the depositors who refuses to join iii the reorganization sohomo because U floes not at once offer 100 cents on the dollar, has written a letter to this paper in which he says that this is unfair to other depositors. The let ter follows: "As a depositor of tho Roseville Trust Company and the representa tive of a number of others, I wish tio! state that, as I understand it, the Banking Department of New Jersey is allowing the deputy commissioner to offset the accounts of certain de ?<«1 tors who have notes In the bank. 1 believe that this Is showing dis- j crimination against depositors who : have no notes In Bald bank. My roa wnt)H for arguing thus is that a de- ' jiosltor who has notes In said bank and offsets his account against them iii at once paid in full, while a de positor who has no notes In tho bank wlU have to stand a loss if there Is any, and, at any rate, Is not paid j at the same time with the note- j , maker. ' should think tho State of New JePsey would have no right to have piV its statute books a law discrim inating against a depositor’s const!- I tulJonal rights In a bunk of any kind. I if-the Htate banking department does ; i t?il*, It is the opinion of some lawyers i with whom I have talked, that de HILBORN DOESN’T claim to sell $5 glasses for $1, but he DOES sell glasses at $1.00, $1.75 and $2.50, AND THEY FIT. - ----- ==rs COUPON L£= Save it ior a Copy of THI The Newark Star, November 10,1913. * ■ ■ f. ■" I 1 Colonel Goethals say*: ‘Accurate and Dependable" pkesent six coupons of consecutive dates FIFTEEN CENTS EXTRA IF SENT BV MAII.. THE NEWARK EVENING STAR Rapid Vacuum Clothes Washer as COUPON as Cut out SIX of these Coupons and present them with 98 cents - at the office of The Newark Evening Star, Branford Place. You will ' obtain one of these wonderful labor-saving devices. 6 cents er.tra ; by mail. Woman State Senator May Seek Election to Congress Helen Ring lloblnann. “Are we to have a congresswoman to sit in council with the congress men at Washington sometime In the near future?" Is the question that Is now being asked. And this is because one woman has already been urged to become a candidate from the Denver district. She is Mrs. Helen Ring Robinson, known far and wide as the only woman State senator In America, and as a delightful and eloquent speaker. She spoke recently In Newark. It was just a year ago this month that MrB. Robinson, who had long been an indefatigable worker for the welfare of women in her city and State, was elected to a four years’ I term In the Colorado State Senate. ] There she has been prominent In working for measures affecting wom en's welfare, and It was while she was here In New York last spring speaking before,, various suffrage or ganizations that Senator Robinson received the news of the passage of the minimum wage fqr women law which bears her name. Senator Robinson is now chairman of the only holdover committed of the Colorado Senate, that on State Insti tutions. Senator Robinson Is coming East again this month. partment will be responsible for the loss to the non-borrowing depositors. "As a note In a bank Is a debt owed to all the depositors, collectable by suit against the party who issues or signs, and would be accounted a debt to the depositors In general legally, how can the department offset a note for the benefit of one depositor, since that note would be a debt to all tho depositors? "MICHAEL KANE, JR. "57 South Thirteenth street." SULZER VISITS • , The Deposed Governor Spends Week-End in Effort to Break Severe Cold. Seeking rest and recuperation from the effects of strenuous campaigning and suffering with a heavy cold, William Sulzer, former governor of New York State, whose sensational election as assemblyman from the Sixth district. New York, was a sequel to Ills Impeachment from the office of chief executive of New York, has been a vlstor In Orange. He was a guest of Mrs. Robert A. Lawrle, his sister, at the latter’s residence, 11 Manor terrace. Manor terrace la a small thoroughfare running from Main street Just east of North Jeffer son street, and Is within the shadow of the Orange mountain. At the residence of Mrs. Lawrle the former governor was asked If ho cared to meet local newspaper men, and he sent down word that he was suffering with a heavy cold, and de clined to be seen. Mrs. Sulzer, It Is understood, Is with her husband. "Just say ho is visiting friends," was all the woman who answered the door this morning would say. Mr. Sulzer arrived Saturday night and re turned today. TO SELECT PASTOR! Vestrymen to Meet Wednesday to Name Successor to Rev. Elliot White. Two important matters connected with Grace Episcopal Church will be considered at a meeting of the parish ioners and vestrymen in the church next Wednesday night. The congre gation will vote on the question of! Grace Church turning over its prop- . erty at Clinton avenue and South ■ Seventeenth street to the newly-or- j ganized parish of St. Andrew's j Church. Tho vestrymen will consider the selection of a now rector for Grace Church to succeed Rev. Elliot White. It Is understood that the vestrymen are about prepared to announce their choice of a new rector. Rev. Charles I*. Gomph, of Bridgeport, Conn., has been mentioned for the place, and many believe that his appointment will be announced Wednesday night. The Bridgeport minister is rector of Trinity Church in that city and has visited this cley recently as the guest of Charles A. Orummon, senier war den of Grace Church. For a number of years Grace Church officials conducted St. Andrew's Chapel, in tho Clinton Hill section, as a branch of the main church at Rroad and Walnut streets. It was decided recently to make the chapel an independent parish, and tho mem I hers of Grace Church will vote on tho j question of turning over the property j on Clinton avenue to the new pariah. Rev. Charles H. Wells has been in charge of the chapel for a number of years, and ho has been appointed rec tor of the new parish bearing that name. The officers of tho new parish are: L. A- Douglass, senior warden; E. G. Quinlan, Junior warden, and the following vestrymen: William S. Meyer, Adolph J. Schenk, T. C. David son, Jr., E. E. Soutar, Edwin E. Cas sell, George Fraser, Charles Phillips, George H. Bowerman and W. W. | Sutton. ' — i Philosophical Phelix j /^fi J Probably local nduu Harriett and collier touiicht; Tuesday fair nml colder. Illicit Meat to northweat niudt. CANCEL TRUST DEED Miss Mary Mersereau Charges Her Signature Was Secured by Unfair Means. Circumstances which accompanied the signing of a deed of trust by her while she was confined to a hospital will be the basis of an action brought by Miss Mary Mersereau. sixty-five years old, to set aside the deed and establish her Interest In an estate valued at a quarter of a million dol lars. Miss Mersereau was made the prin cipal beneficiary In the will of the late William H. Stanford, a Wealthy drug gist, who was killed by an automobile In August, 1911. Stanford was the proprietor of u drug store at 256 Mul berry street and conducted this es tablishment for many years. Miss Mersereau states that as the nearest friend and relative of the druggist he consulted her frequently In family and business affairs. After the death of Stanford, Miss Mersereau was attacked with nephitis, she asserts. This disease is said to effect the brain. While confined to the Overlook Hospital, at Summit, five weeks after the death of Stan ford, she made the deed of trust. The deed was obtained by Charles W. Cox, a member of a prominent firm of brokers at Wall street. New York city. Cox resides In Montclair and was named as an executor in the will with Miss Mersereau and Miss Jennie Clark Denman, who Is the chief bene ficiary under the deed of fust. Roland D. Crocker, attorney for Miss Mersereau, claims that the deed of trust was secured from his client In a peculiar manner. Cox visited Miss Mersereau at the hospital with a young lawyer, declared Mr. Crocker, and when the attending nurse and lawyer were absent from the room Cox read the deed of trust to the patient. It Is claimed that Cox read the document hurriedly and that Miss Mersereau would not have been able to understand the nature of the paper even If she were not suffering from mental trouble. With the nurse and lawyer still ab sent from the sick room, asserted Mr. Crocker, Cox succeeded In having Miss Mersereau sign the deed o ftrust. Then the lawyer was called in and he went through the formality of ask ing Miss Mersereau If she signed the document. j Miss Mersereau elilms that It was not until recently when she wished to make her will that Cox Informed her of what had happened at the hospital when she signed away her right to the estate. In the Stanford will Miss Mersereau was given the absolute ownership of the estate, excluding the $59,00 left to Miss Denman, a niece, and a few other minor bequests. CITIZENS TO RIOT Offers Recruits Reward to ‘Run Through Any Alsatian Vagabond.’ ZABlflRN.'Aleace, Germany, Nov. 10. —A violent outbreak of Indignation, accompanied by riots, was brought about In this little garrison town last night by the publication of some re marks of Lieutenant Baron von Forstner. of the Ninety-ninth Infan try, to the recruits of his company, while he wae Instructing them as to the manner In which they should con duct themselves toward the towns people. The lieutenant said he would re wi r ’ with the sum of $2.50 any of his s.i is who 'ran through any Alsa tian vagabond” molesting him. A crowd of anghy resident* waylaid the lieutenant at a house where he was making a call and he was obliged to send for a squad of soldiers, who, armed with loaded rifles, escorted him to his residence. In the evening thousand* of people besieged the officers’ club. The police were powerless and the firemen were summoned to disperse the crowd with the help of their hose, but the pipes were soon cut. Troops were then called out and with loaded rifle* and fixed bayonets cleared the street. A sergeant of the regiment who was reportod to have told the recruits he would add “75 cents to the lieuten ant’s $2.50,’’ was caught, dragged Into an alley and badly beaten. No denial has been issued of the lieutenant’s remark*. Garrison Will Enforce Military Instruction taw WASHINGTON, Nov. 10.—Secreta ry Garrison has discovered that the agricultural colleges established un der the Morrill act of 1862 have not been living up to the law, which re quires them to Include mUltaftf train ing In their ourriqnlums In return for aid from the pubnc treasury. 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