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# Friday evening's paper for the most important piece of bargain news that we have published since the opening of the Greater Store. Over seven hundred splendid spe cials in seasonable merchandise. Don't miss it. BALLOT FRAUDS ARE FURTHER REVEALED “Kittridge Insisted on Handling Ballots,” Says ex-lnspector of Hoboken Polls. [Special to the Newark Star.I JERSEY CITY, Nov. 26.—It Is ex pected that the presentation by the State of the case against Alexander E. Klttredge, the Hoboken Demo cratic county committeeman, indicted on a charge of conspiring with the members of the election board of the third district of the First ward to falsify the primary returns, will Close this afternoon. The greater part of today will be consumed be fore the case reaches the hands of the struck Jury In the Hudson county Court of Quarter Sessions. In spite of efforts of County Judge George G. Tennant to hasten the progress of the trial, the tenacity with which the defense Is fighting at almost every step, has made it slower than ex pected. Adam Hock, a barber, who was present when the votes were being counted primary night, and Arthur H. Reich, Joseph R. Hildner, William H. Hunger and Herman H. Stutz, members of the board, were the wit nesses who testified for the State yes terduy. Hock testified to seeing Klttredge calling off antl-orgunizntlon ballots ns ballots cast for the organization. Hildner, Stutz and Hunger In the main corroborated the story told by Arthur H. Reich yesterday. Reich, though subjected to a severe cross examination by Julius Lichensteln, of counsel for Klttredge, stood by his story as told on bis direct examina tion. Didn’t Innpeot Ballot*. • Stutz's testimony In several re spects was Interesting, for he prac tically admitted that though he was the inspector of the board, he did not inspect the ballots as they were called oft by Reich and Klttredge. He said he protested against Kltt redge calling oft the ballots, though not aware that Klttredge was vio lating the law In doing so. "I didn’t look at the face of any ballot," said Stutz, “I Just marked them. I didn’t know I was there to inspect the ballots. At first I was standing up and marking the ballots when Klttredge told me to sit down, and I did so. 1 didn’t see any of the ballots Klttredge read. I didn’t think any man on the board was crooked.” Asked If he had looked over the tally sheets before he signed them In the afternoon, when they were In blank, and after the returns had been tallied, Stutz said he had, but lie could not explain why 104 votes were credited to one man who had received hut one vote, and why another candi date apparently had seventeen votes, though no vote was checked for that candidate. Stutz also denied that he had given a Jersey City newspaper reporter a statement In which he (Stutz) denied that Retch had been pushed aside by Ktttrdege and kicked In the shins when Klttredge took th» ballots from him to call them off. Hildner made a similar denial, the re porter referred to having quoted him as saying that Reich had not been thus treated by Klttredge. Both wit nesses said they did not see Reich Kicked by Klttredge. - After the foregoing witnesses had testified the State undertook to count the votes In the ballot box. with the MADE IN NEWARK. ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS AND TRUSSES Made to Order Is Our Specialty ■ ■ SEND FOR CIRCULAR NO. 1. Reinhold Schumann 23 William St„ Newark, M. J. assistance of Mark TownRend, of counsel for the defense, and Jurors Marmnduke Tllden and Vreeland Tompkins. The count took more than two hours, there being Just 104 bal lots in the Democratic primary box. When the count was finished, soon after 6 o’clock, the result was not an nounced, but will bo read Into the record later. It la understood, how ever, that the discrepancies In the votes cast and as counted showed that the anti-organization candidate had been robbed of an average of forty votes, that number being cred ited the organization candidates. Objections come thick and fast as the trial proceeds and a large num ber of exceptions have been asked and allowed by Judge Tennant. Tilts between the prosecutor and his as sistant, Mr. McCarthy, on the one hand and Mr. Dlchenstein on the other are frequent. At one time, Mr. Lichonstein saw Prosecutor Hud speth laughing apparently in derision. Counsel for the defenso asked the court to admonish the prosecutor, whereupon the latter snid: “I couldn’t help smiling, but God Almighty made me smile, and coun ncl should take the matter up with Him and not with the court.” Judge Tennant rapped with his gavel for order and then curtly com manded both to stop squabbling and get down to business. Commission Conference Advocates Election of Assemblymen by District JERSEY CITY, Nov. 26.—A meet ing of corporation counsels from va rious cities that have adopted com mission government, making up the commission appointed by Governor Fielder for tho purpose of suggesting reforms for the Walsh act, wns held In the Assembly chambers of the City Hall hero yesterday. Tho only repre sentatives of civic organizations in Jersey City who were present were Frank Stevens, of the Chamber of Commerce, and Winston Paul, of the Citizens Federation. John Milton, the local corporation counsel, gave up the chair to Charles E. Bird, city solici tor of Trenton, who presided. Coun sellors William Miller, of Passaic; Howell, of Ocean City, and Gilbert son, representing tho National Short Ballot Association, were present. Philip K. Wacott, of the New York firm of Hawkins. Delafleld A- Long fellow. municipal advisers, advocated the election of Assemblymen from districts to avoid such a situation ns exists in Passaic County, where all the Assemblymen come from Pater son. He also advocated reform for the recall, as It is to be used in com mission government cities. He ar gued that all recall petitions should be signed at the city clerk’s office, as Ibis would avoid the possibility of rich men spending their money to get petitions signed in barrooms if they wished to recall any commissioner. He said this had been done in other parts of the country and would he done in New Jersey if the comtnisslon government cities did not watch out. When Is a Deputy Marshal Not a Deputy Marshal? (gprelnl to the Newark Star.) TRENTON, Nov. 26.—Following the acceptance of the resignation of United States Marshal Thomas J. Al cott, to take effect Saturday, the question presents itself hero whether the. terms of the Republican deputy marshals automatically ceased with that of their chief. Deputy Marshal Edwin Semple, of Mount Holly, has forwarded his resignation to Marshal Alcott to take effect at tho same time. The two remaining deputies, Wood bury B. Snowden and George D. Bow ers, are in a quandry us to whether they should come to work Monday next or not. The opinion is that the men will remain in their present positions until the appointment of a Democratic United States marshal by President Wilson. The special session of Con gress. called by President Wilson, re moved the United States marshals, deputies and deputy collectors of In ternal revenue from the protection of the civil service law. Deputy Marshal George W. Bowers has been In his position for nearly thirty years. Election Day Baby Is Named for Govemor*elect Fielder TRENTON, Nov. 26.—Governor elect James F. Fielder yesterday re ceived a letter saying that a baby had been named for him at Ohats worth. The baby Is James Fielder Gerber, and was born on election da/, so the fond father wrote the Gov ernor-elect. SILK EMPLOYES’ New Strike Feared from Man ufacturers’ Refusal of Nine-Hour Request. I Special to the Newark Star.] PATERSON, Nov. 26—The silk manufacturers in this city have ab solutely refused to consider the de mands for a nine-hour day served on them Monday morning by their several thousand employees, and present indications are that Paterson will have another big silk strike on its hands after the early part of next week. When the employees served their demand for a nine hour day, they gave the manufacturers until next Monday to do it. The Silk Associa tion answered today, however, with an advertisement on the front page of a local paper setting forth a reso lution adopted at their meeting last night absolutely refusing a nine hour workday. 147 Firms Represented. The reply to the stlk workers' de mands wns the outcome of a meeting of the Silk Association last night, at which 147 firms were represented. What passed could npt be learned, other than that the manufacturers refused to give In to tho demands of th<«r employees, as evidenced by the advertisement today. Tho advertisement was on the front page of the paper and bore the head ing, ‘‘Absolute Refusal of Ntne-Hour Workday.” The body of It was as fol lows: “At a meeting of the Silk Associa tion of Paterson, N. J.. held In Ma sonic Hall November 25, at 8 p. m., and attended by 147 firms, the follow ing resolution wTas Indorsed, and tho association pledged Its moral and financial support to the Ribbon Manu facturers' Association.” Resolution. At a meeting of the Joint executive committee of the four undersigned as soriatlons, it was unanimously re solved to support the Ribbon Manu facturers’ Association in their refusal to grant their operatives a nine-hour work day, knowing, as wo do, that ihlH renewed agitation is due to tho pernicious activities of the I. W. W. Tho Rroad Silk Manufacturers’ As sociation, the Silk Ribbon Manufac turers’ Association, tho Associated Manufacturers of New Jersey, the Master Dyers. Tho appearance of the advertise ment caused a furor among the silk • workers. They had expected to a dc greo that the manufacturers would recognize their strength and would at least seek an agreement before taking preemptory action. "Wo Intend to go out Monday If tho manufacturers do not change their attitude before then,” said one labor leader today. “We are prepared to keep up the strike longer than the last one If necessary, because work ing conditions here have become in tolerable. All our men will stay at work until next Monday morning." Youth Swallows Mercury as Sweetheart Looks On TRENTON, Nov. 2«—Charles Tro dcr, nineteen years old. swallowed a mercury tablet last night while visit ing at the home of Gus Gerlach, 111 Lily street. Broad Street Park, where his sweetheart. Miss Catherine Ker wick. Is a boarder. Troder had called at the house ear lier In the evening to see Miss Ker wlck. Shortly before 10 o’clock the couple got into a quarrel. Troder seized one of the poison tablets and swallowed It. declaring that he was going to end his life, but he was hur ried to St. Francis Hospital. Andrew J. Link, fifty years old, of 11 East Front street, wanted to die because of family troubles. He drank about one-third of the contents of a bottle of horse llnement. Both men are out of danger. HELMAN’S 110’/ SO. ORANGE AVE. Away from the High Rent District | You Can Do Better at Helman’s EYES TESTED GLASSES FITTED OCULISTS’ PRESCRIPTIONS ACCU RATELY FILLED. ISTATE’S CLAY PITS SOURCE OF WEALTH Total New Jersey Mine Prod ucts for 1912 Valued at $36,881,930. ZINC AND CEMENT ALSO STATE WEALTH FACTOR Federal Report Shows Products of This Kind Last Year Were Worth $19,838,553. W ASHINGTON, Nov. 26 —New Jer sey Is the only State of any Im portance as a mineral producer In which the utilization of the clay re sources constitutes the chief industry and represents over 60 per cent, of the total output of the State, accord ing to figures compiled by Edward W. Parker, of the United States geo logical survey. In co-operation with the geological survey of New Jersey. The clay products of the State havo included every variety of brick and tile and every variety of pottery pro duced in the United States, as classi fied by the federal survey. The value of the clay products in 1912 reached the great total of *19, 838,653, of which *10,902,633, or more than 50 per cent., was represented by the value of the brick and tile prod ucts and *8,935,920 by pottery. This shows a total increase over 1911 of *1,660,325. In the value of clay products in 1912 New Jersey ranks third among the States, being exceeded by Ohio and Pennsylvania. It is second in the value of pottery products, and fourth in the value of brick and tile prod ucts. In 1912 it was first in the pro duction of china and sanitary ware and ranked among the first five States in the production of most of the varieties of clay products. Including the recoverable zinc con tent of the ore produced in New Jer sey, the zinc produced in the State in 1912 amounted to 69,755 short tons, valued at *9,626,191, making the zinc mining Industry second in importance in the State and giving New Jersey second place as a producer of zing, Missouri being first. The centre of the zino mining industry in New Jersey is the famous Franklin Fur nace district, in Sussex county, where mining has been carried on continu ously for over sixty years. Third among New Jersey’s mineral industries is the manufacture of Portland cement, the production In 1912 being 4,490,645 barrels, valued at *3,052,098. The value of stone quarried wus *1,716,829 and of sand and gravel $1,146,640. The only other mineral product -of New Jersey which ex ceeded $1,000,000 In 1912 is iron ore, of which 366,823 long tons was produced, valued at $1,192,816. The total value of the mineral prod ucts of New Jersey in 1912 was $36, 881,930. Recent Expense Accounts Show Wittpenn Gave $890 for Democratic Success JERSEY CITY, Nov. 28.—The re maining expense affidavits of candi dates in the recent campaign have been filed with County Clerk "John F. Crosby. A large number show that tho candidates spent nothing. Those not beforo published include the fol lowing: Fourteen of the Democratic candi dates who appointed John H. Morris as their treasurer received and spent for their election $7,912.61. Tho sec ond largest contributor was tho Dem ocratic State Committee, "per John P. Egan,” which gave $1,120. State Comptroller Edward I. Edwards do nated $1,220, while former Mayor H. Otto Wittpenn gave $89i.36; County Clerk John F. Crosby, $450. Sheriff N. P. Wedin, $300; A. M. Henry, $600; John J. Treacy, $360; County Collector Frederic Rider, Secretary to the Hoard of Freeholders Walter O'Mara, John H. Morris and Boulevard Com missioner Candidates John Haas and John O’Gorman gave $260 each. Charles M. Egun, candidate for State Senator, gave $100; Henry Untereiner, candidate for freeholder. $75, and the Assembly candidates $50 each. The largest expenditure was ?6,1W for challengers and agents at the polls on election day, and $1,112.40 was charged up to office expenses. Walter D. Mc Dermott, successful antl-Wittpenn candidate for Assemhly, spent noth ing, while Thomas F. A. Griffin, on the ticket with him, spent $25. Treasurer Frank J. Higgins,'of the Progressive candidates’ committee, reported receipts and expenses of $948, the largest contribution being $385 from the Colby campaign com rftittee. George L. Record donated $30 to tho local candidates’ expenses. Henry Meyer, treasurer of the So cialist candidates’ committee, report ed receipts and expenses of $490.16, while tho Socialist Labor candidates received and spent $8.40. The. Pro hibition candidates spent nothing. William P. Verdon, treasurer of the Republican-Fusion candidates’ com mittee in Hoboken, from the candi date for Mayor, John F. Gardner, down, reported no money received and expended. Thomas J. Kehoe, candidate for council In Hoboken, spent $39.75, whilo William B. Herd and Wheeler W. Weyor, candidates for tho council in Union Hill, expend ed $20.75 and $35,98. respectively. Philip Bindernagel, for Mayor of West New York, spent $67. State Departments Must Keep Within Allowances TRENTON. Nov. 26.—State de partments which have been lax in overdrawing their appropriations were thrown into consternation yes terday by an official notice sent out by State Comptroller Edward I. Ed wards, calling attention to the pro visions of the laws governing State .expenditures and serving notice that in future departments and State in stitutions would not be permitted to make up deficiencies from appropria tions for the ensuing year. / Through the present State auditing department it has been disclosed that scores of departments, institutions, boards and commissions have been in the hublt of spending annually larger suniB than were alloted to them in the appropriations made by the Legislature. It has been the prac tise generally of departments to In cur liabilities exceeding their appro priations and then to rely upon the Legislature to make good the short age. Five Former Foremen on Middlesex Grand Jury NEW BRUNSWICK, Nov. 26—Five former foremen will servo on the De cember Grand Jury of Middlesex County. They were chosen yesterday. They are Edward H. Radei, of this city; W. Parker Runyon, Perth Am boy: Charles A. McCormick, this city; Chauncey C. Baldwin, of Perth Am boy, and Charles Deshler, of this city. Girls More Thrifty Than Boys CHICAGO, Nov. 26.—Girls are more thrifty than boys. This is the con clusion reached by officials of the American Society for Thrift, which yesterday awarded prires to school, children for the best deflnttlon^f£| thrift and for the best narratl]* an Individual instance of thrift* This Is the » '* Little Book * i v * i <■■■■ It r~ May Be Worth $1,000 Read To T.his . 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