OCR Interpretation

Newark evening star and Newark advertiser. [volume] (Newark, N.J.) 1909-1916, February 07, 1914, HOME EDITION, Image 4

Image and text provided by Rutgers University Libraries

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91064011/1914-02-07/ed-1/seq-4/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 4

Essex Trades Council Dele
• gates' Garments Will Be
Delegates to the Esse* Trades
Council must wear clothing hearing
the union label. That was the de
■eision of the council members at the
meeting last night. It was urged that
all union men wear nothing but
union-made garments. A committee
of five was appointed at last night s
meeting and every delegate who at
tends the first meeting in March will
be subject to an examination by this
S .committee as to what kind of gar
Efments he Is wearing,
t* The matter of union men wearing
ftUnlon-made clothes came up when
fiOelegate Willard Small stated that
'■'There were a large number of union
• then who did not patronize union
J Stores. For this reason, Mr. Small
• bald, several non union stores were
■ flourishing while the union stores
• fluttered.
• An example of this was given by
« Secretary Henry F Hllfers. who told
' of a little store In Broome street
• near South Orange avenue that was
• Jtnown as the Antl-Tuberculosls
. store. The idea of the store is to get
} money to aid the Essex Trades Coun
« oil Anti-Tuberculosis Association in
• Its work. Delegate A. J. Cozzolino, of
I the Walters’ Union, suggested that
• »h« members of the committee ex
amine the clothing of the delegates
• and If they are found to be wearing
I non-union garments that they be
- barred from their seats Vlce-Pred
’ dent Taylor ruled that the first ex
t‘ aminatlon would take place the first
*■ meeting In March.
! G. G. Adlan, delegate from the Dia
i* trlct Council of Carpenters, declared
\ that the contractors In charge of the
work on the new Centre Market were
Violating the eight-hour law. Mr. Ad
lan claimed that the laborers were
working eleven and twelve hours a
day and that they were only receiv
-:nk J1 and 31.50 a day- The matter
Was referred to the municipal com
Henry J Lohse. chairman of the
auditing committee, stated that
during the last six months ending
February 1 the receipts of the coun
• fit were S980.11 and the disbursements
Were *589.50. The balance in the treas
ury is *390.91. , ,
The council adopted a resolution
of condolence to be sent to the widow
end family of Congressman Robert
Ounn Bremner, who died Thursday.
The resolution was presented by
1 lelegate Small and adopted by a rls
I nfe vote.
10,000 Men and Women Are
Expected to March in the
Washington Celebration
The committee In charge of the
Washington's Birthday parade, which
will be held In this city on February
Z3. Is planning to make it the great
est patriotic demonstration that ever
took place In Newark:. At least 10,000
men and women are expected to
march, and efforts are being made
to have the decorations, the music
and the other features of an especial
ly attractive character.
Plans for the parade were practi
cally completed at a meeting of the
committee in Turnbull Hall last
The parade will start at Washing
ton Park at 10 o'clock In the morn
ing and will move over the following
route: Broad street to Clinton ave
nue, to High street, to Central ave
nue, to South Eleventh street, to Clin
ton avenue, to Broad street, to Wash
ington Park.
When the parade returns to Wash
ington Park all bands will mass and
play a special selection. There will
also be speaking In Washington and
Military parks. Churches will be re
quested to have patriotic services in
tl-e afternoon and evening of that
day. Every one In the parade will be
expected to carry a flag.
It was decided to extend Invita
tions to Governor James F. Fielder,
United States Senator James E. Mar
tine, Mayor Jacob Haussllng and the
members of the Common Council to
review the procession.
A special committee will wait on
-rhe Board of Education and endeavor
to have It sanction the participation
it the school children In the parade.
, The State Board of Education will
be communicated with so as to have
the same action In regard to the
.school children In the county munlci
?>a fries outside of the city.
The following places were repre
sented at the meeting: Plainfield,
Kearny, Jersey City, Roseville, Bloom
, ’nvdale. Butler. New Providence,
■Pompton L,akes, Morristown. Ridge
wood and Irvington. They repre
sented various churches and organi
Finally Restored To Health
By Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Vegetable Compound.
Bellevne, Ohio.—"I was in a terrible
before I took Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Com
pound. My back
acbeduntil I thought
itwould break, I had
pains all over me.
nervous feelings and
periodic troubles. I
was very weak and
run down and was
losing hope of ever
being well end
strong. After tak
ing Lydia E. Pink
hem’s Vegetable Compound I improved
■spicily aiui today am a well woman. I
cannot tell you how happy I feel and I
ca.ni jt say too much for your Compound.
Would not be without it in the house if
il. :ost three times the amount.’’—Mrs.
Chas. Chapman, It. F. D. No. 7,,BeJi3
♦he. Ohio.
Woman’s Precious Gift.
The one which shi 3hould most zeal
ously guard, is her health, but it is
the or.e most often neglected, until
Kan ailment peculiar to her sex has
fsu.'er.-d itself upon her. When so af
fect* I such women may reiy upon Lydia
C. Fir.sham’s V,.g“table Compound, a
remedy tliat ha3 been wonderfully suc
tessfui :n lestoring health to suffering
If you hare tlio slightest doubt
Prat Lydia K. Pinkham’s Vegeta
ble Compound will help you,write
to Lydia C.I’In khaiu MedlcineCo.
(conddentlal) bynn.Mass., for ad
rice. Your letter will l«e opened,
fesnl arid answered by a woman,
gaii neld in strict uontiUeuce.
tContinued from First >
the Herdman girl she was permitted
to go.
The police now say Miss Herdman
met Manning after leaving police
headquarters, and that they went to
gether to a saloon’ at Ward and Me
chanic street. They were together
there drinking, the po’.ice say, until
4 o'clock this morning.
A reporter called at the home at
his mother. Mrs. Aaron Manning. In
Fairfield, today, and learned that
Manning and Mrs. Thomas Stagg, a
sister, had departed in an automobile
late last night and had not returned.
"My son came here in an automo
bile,” said Mrs. Manning, “and told
us my daughter, Mrs. Garrabrant.
w*th whom he lives, had been hurt
bv a trolley car. Mrs. Stagg got Into
the car with them and they drove
away. I haven’t seen either of them
or heard from them since."
Efforts to obtain entrance to the
Garrabrant home today were futiv.
and employees in Manning's gar age
said they did not know anything .
the owners' whereabouts.
Hint of Man Disguised m Woman.
The police and Chief Frederick
Weimer, of the county detectives, ad
mitted today the possibility that the
shooting was done by a man dis
guised as a woman. The inability of
Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley to furnish
an adequate description of the slayer
or to say whether the crime was
committed by a man or woman is
the only evidence the police have on
which to base this theory.
Although practically the entire de
tectlve force, reinforced by the
county detectives, worked on the case
all night, they were unable to obtain
any evidence which would warrant
them making an arrest. Zink, the
brewery driver, was the only one of
perhaps a dozen persons questioned
by the authorities w’ho was being
held In headquarters thlB afternoon
Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley are there,
but not under detention, the police
merely desiring them to remain to
attempt the Identification of any per
sons who may be taken to the sta
tion-house in connection with the
Sister Hysterical.
Mrs. Addle Pierson, a sister of Mrs.
Manning. Insisted today that her sis
ter’s murderer Is a man.
Mrs. Pierson, who came from the
City Hospital two weeks ago after
undergoing an operation, was greatly
excited when reporters called at her
home, 42 Hunterdon street.
*Tve told all I know; I can't tell
any more." she said. Then she fled.
Later reporters came to Mrs. Pier
son’s home again. This time she said:
"A man killed my sister; it was not
a woman, as people seem to believe."
When the reporters were endeavor
ing to get Mrs. Pierson to tell on
what she based this assumption
members of her family arrived and
forbade her to say any more.
At noon today Chief of Police ILong
"I am satisfied that jealousy was
the motive of this crime. The police
have learned that Mrs. Manning was
friendly with several men, and we in
tend questioning every one of them.
We also will endeavor to bring in as
many of the other women friends of
these men as wc can find. We are j
bringing in all of the intimate ac- !
quaintances of the dead woman, and !
questioning them, but so ^ar we have
obtained nothing definite enough to
act on. Through the stories these
persons will tell us we expect to
round up the guilty perse ns.”
County Detectives Aiding -
Chief Weimer said:
"The case Is, of course, primarily
one for the Newark police, but tht
county detectives udll do their best to
dear up the mystery. I shall not resi
assured that the murderer Is a
woman, for, from what I could gathei
last night from the statements of
Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley, neither of
them could testify positively to that.’
The police are searching for a
Montclair man who, they say, visited
Mrs. Manning frequently of late
This man, they say, was described
by a neighbor of the murdered
woman, who, however, was unable tc
give his name.
There is also a man named “Fred,"
said to be from Philadelphia, who is
said to have called on Mrs. Manning
at various times. The police art
most anxious to find this person, par
ticularly since the murderer, when
she cam j to Mrs. Manning’s home
yesterday, asserted she wras from
Story of Crime.
It was at 5:10 p. m. yesterday that
Mrs. Riley heard the ring of the door-1
bell in their apartment. When she |
opened the door to answer the aura
muns Mrs. Riley saw the figure of a
strange woman indistinctly defined in
the semi-darkness of the hallway.
“Does Mrs. Manning live here?” the
woman asked.
“Yes,” replied Mrs. Riley; “do you
want to see her?”
“Tell Harriet that her friend from
Philadelphia wants to talk with her.”
"What name shall I give?” Mrs.
Riley asked.
“Just say a friend from Philadel
phia,” said the woman as she fol
] lowed Mrs. Riley into the apart
i ment.
There were some article of furniture
; in the hallway that leads to the din
: ing-room. Mrs. Riley, cautioning the
visitor to be careful, led her Into the
i house.
Mrs. Cobb was in the dining-room
! Gas was lighted there, but turned low
Roth Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley say;
they studied the visitor carefully on j
account of the unusual manner In
which she had come to their hom\ j
but could not say whether the caller
was a man or a woman. The heavy
mourning veil she wore effectually
hid her face, tlmy say, and the loose
1% fitting raincoat shrouded the out- j
lines of her figure.
The caller sai down in the dining- j
room with Mrs. Cobb, but there was
no conversation, it is said. Mrs.
Riley meantime went to summon her
sister, who was washing her hands
in the kitchen. The elder woman
told the police that her reticence pre-1
vented her opening a conversation
with the visitor.
“O, Harriet,” Mrs. Riley called out
to Mrs Manning, “there's a visitor
waiting f )»• you in the dining-room."
Who is it?" asked Mrs. Manning.
Visitor Announced,
says slu. is a friend from
Pniladelphia.” Mrs. Riley replied;
i i hen she joined her mother and the
■ visitor in the dining-room.
Mrs. Manning hastily slipped into
i kimono and entered the dining
' ooin.
“Who is It?" she asked, addressing i
1 her caller.
i “Don’t you know me?" the other
, asked in a low tone.
“I can’t say that I do," said Mrs.
Manning, as she vainly tried to catch
the countenance of the woman
* through the veil.
i “Come into the parlor; we can talk
I better there,” said Mrs. Manning, as
] she pointed the way to the caller.
* Without a word the visitor arose,
I picked up her umbrella with her left
hand and thrust her right into the
pocket of her raincoat. Even then, the
police theory is, she was fingering: the
revolver with which Mrs. Manning
was murdered.
Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley were un
! able to*verify the early reports that
: Mrs. Manning was shot as she lighted
* the gas in the parlor. Neither woman
i I
could tell the police whether the gas
was lighted in the front room and
turned low, or whether It was un
At all events, the front room sud
denly was flooded with light as Mrs
Manning asked her visitor again:
"Who are you, anyhow?”
"Oh, I’m your friend from Philadel
phia," the other repeated as she gave
a short, hysterical laugh.
Mrs. Manning’s hand was still on
the gas jet as the other woman
drew a revolver and fired. The
relatives in the dining-room
Jumped to their feet screaming as the
sharp report echoed through the little
flat. The visitor held the revolver not
more than six inches from Mrs. Man
ning’s left temple as she fired the
shot. Mrs. Manning turned as if to
face the shooter, then sank to her
knees. She crawled across the floor,
braced herself against a couch that
stood between the front windows of
the room and raised her hands in
Coolly and deliberately the visitor
followed up her advantage. She
stepped forward, raised the revolver
a second time, took careful aim at
Mrs. Manning and sent a second bul
let Into her victim’s back. Mrs. Man
ning fell to the floor, her head grazing
the raised end of the couch.
Mrs. Riley’s two-year-old daughter, |
Evelyn, came screaming In terror
from the kitchen as the shots rang
out. The child clung to the skirts of
her mother and grandmother, who
was standing, horrified. In the door
way between the dining-room and the
parlor, Turning toward the women
and the child, the assassin again
raised the revolver. She pulled the
trigger. The two women and child
dodged back, terrified, and the bullet
passed over their heads and Im
bedded itself in the wall.
As the victim’s relatives shrank
back the murderess held the revolver,
stepped past them toward the dining
room door and backed Into the hall
way, closing the door behind. The
women heard the hurried footsteps of
the slayer In the hallway, then thuds
as the revolver and umbrella were
thrown away.
Btunued ay Tragedy.
| It was fully a half minute, Mrs.
Cobb and Mrs. Riley told the police
last night, before they could collect
their senses sufficiently to leave their
apartment, dragging little Evelyn
j with them. Then they ran through
■ the rear vara to the home of Mrs.
I Delia Murray, 221 Warren street.
j "My God, I think I'm shot. Harriet
■ has been killed,” exclaimed Mrs. Cobb
as she entered the Murray home.
A few questions sufficed to draw
from the frightened women the story
of the shooting Then Mrs Murray
sent her husband to notify the police.
Murray called up police headquar
ters from a nearby saloon. The mes
sage reacned the station house Just as
Chief of Police Long and Detectives
Keogh and Quinn were departing in
the chief's automobile. The machine
was driven to the Manning home and
arrived Just as a wagon load of re
serves from the Second precinct, who
had been summoned by a neighbor,
came. The police notified the City
Hospital but when the ambulance ar
rived the surgeon announced Mrs.
I Meaning was dead.
The police hurriedly began a search
of the neighborhood, hut absolutely no
clue to the murderer was found. No
body questioned by the officers ad
mitted seeing Mrs. Manning's slayer
enter or leave the house. A search of
the house, however, brought to light
the murderer's umbrella, the revolver,
which lay behind the door leading to
the street, and a button, believed to
have been torn from the slayer's rain
Nobody in the neighborhood ques
tioned by the police even admitted
hearing the shots. Mrs. Catherine
Boylan, who lives on the second floor,
was in the- place when Mrs. Manning
was killed. She, however, Is partially
deaf and knew nothing of the trag
edy until her daughter Nellie arrived
home from work and saw the am
bulance standing in front of the
When the police were unable to ob
ta'n a clue to the murderer from
Mrs. Manning’s relatives and from
neighbors, they took Mrs. Riley and
Mrs. Cobb to police headquarters.
There the women were grilled for
three hours. The story they told the
police is substantially as given above.
They steadfastly asserted they could
not say whether the murderer was a
man or woman. Both women gave
statements to Frederick Welmer,
chief of the county detectives, who
has almost his entire staff working
with the Newark police in an effort
to clear up the mystery.
Separated from Husband.
From Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. Riley the
police learned the details of the mur
dered woman’s married life. She was
married to Charles I. Manning, now
proprietor of the Mountainside
| garage. In Pompton turnpike, Verona,
[ ten years ago, but had been separat
ed from him since September, 1910.
After separation from his wife, the
women told the police. Manning had
become intimate with Miss Grace
Dey, of Fairfield. Tncy said he had
given her a diamond ring, and also
given her a check for all the money
he had on deposit In the Hamilton
Trust Company, Paterson. At this
time, the women alleged, Manning
and the Dey girl were planning to
elope, and the money he Is alleged to
have given her was to defray her ex
penses to the West, where they were
to meet. This elopement, said the
murdered woman’s relatives, never
came to pass.
The stories tola by the women lea
the police to bring Manning and the
Dey girl to thlB city last night. They
were questioned closely In police
h. ^Jquarters, but the story of their
movements of yesterday satisfied the
police and they were released.
Mrs. Manning and Mrs. Riley came
to this city several years ago from
Pine Brook, this State. They took an I
apartment In Wilsey street. Six :
months ago Mrs. Cobb, who had been j
living In Pino Brook, Joined her !
daughters In this city. Then they
took the apartment in Warren street,
where the woman was murdered.
The Wurren street house Is of
brick, three stories in height. The
mother and daughters lived on the
first floo
Neighbors told reporters today that
since coming to Warren street Mrs.
obb and her daughters had given
the impression of being quiet, liome
loving persons, and did nothing to
bring themselves into questionable
prominence in the neighborhood.
Militant Squad
Burns Mansion!

INVERNESS. Scotland, Feb. 7.—An '
arson squad of militant suffragettes
today set fire to Hazelbank House, a
Highland mansion in Tomatin, near j
here The residence, which was de- j
stroyed, belonged to the widow of a
county councillor and was tempo
rarily unoccupied.
The usual suffragette placards and
literature were found in the neigh- j

Annex A. C. Plans Benefit
Smoker for Sick Member
The Annex A. C., of West Orange,
will hold a benefit smoker at the An
nex Hall, Harrison and Mississippi
avenues, Monday night. The smoker ;
is for the benefit of a sick member, J
and it Is hoped that the members will ,
make it a success. There will be ;
h’gh-class local and foreign boxing
talent present including young Wel
nert. Irish Mahon, Battling Steve s,
Eddie Smith, Git Hascott, Harry
Wheeler, John O’Connell, Pete Com
mander and Robert Arnot.
Shot Through Window Kills
Wupian at Breakfast Table
RHEA SPRINGS, Tenn., Feb. 7 —
Mrs. Hub Genter was shot and killed
near here today by an unknown >s
sailant, who fired a shot-gun thro igh
I a window while the woman was sit
I ting at the breakfast table In the
home of James 8mith, her uncle.
Smith was wounded in the arm. Of
ficers with bloodhounds are attempt
ing to trail the assailant. No motive
for the shooting is known. Mrs. Gen
tfai was Smith's housekeeper.
City Attorney Sets *!o Time,
However, for Taking Up
New Duties.
Herbert Boggs, city attorney, today
confirmed the announcement of yes
terday that hi had accepted the po
sition of assistant attorney-general
tendered him by Attorney-General
John W. Wescott. Mr Boggs will
succeed Nels -n B. Gaskill, a Repub
lican, who, It Is rumored, will accept
a position with the Fidelity Trust
Company of this city. Mr. Boggs's
resignation has not yet been sent to
Mayor Jacob Haussling.
Outside of making the bare an
nouncement. "I have accepted the po
sition," Mr. Boggs refused today to
comment on his appointment. Heu
celved the congratulations of a num
ber of lawyers who were before Chief
Justice Gummere with motions.
City Counsel James R. Nugent re
fused today to say who would be ap
pointed to succeed Mr. Boggs. It is
understood that either Charles M.
Myers, present assistant attorney, or
Frank E. Bradner will be apnolnted
to the position left vacant „y Mr.
W. M. Malley Captured and
Charged With Felonious As
sault in New York.
NEW YORK. Feb. 7.—Wallace M.
Malley, son of a millionaire merchant
of New Haven, Conn., was locked up
in a police station here today charged
with felonious assault after he had
been captured by policemen in a wild
chase up Madison avenue, during
which more than a dozen shots were
fired at the young man’s racing car.
Accompanied by a friend, Malley
was driving up Madison avenue, when
his ear knocked dowh and severely
injured John Mahoney, a pedestrian.
The police say the young man did not
stop his machine, but Increased Its
speed. Repeated shots fired at the
tires failed to stop him. Finally the
police commandeered a passing tour
ing car and captured the speeding
car after a chase of more than ten
Malley later gave ball for examina
tion in police court Monday.
Six Gettysburg Students
Suspended; Danced Tango
GETTYSBURG, Feb. 7.—Because of
failure to comply wdth the rules of
the college authorities prohibiting the
dancing of the tango, six students of
Gettysburg College have been sus
pended for a period of two weeks. At
a dance held January 14 tho commit
tee of one member from each of the
six fraternities hnving dances in
charge failed to adhere strictly to
two-steps and waltzes, and one or
two of the newer dances were per
mitted. The young men composing
the committee were suspended.
The faculty action also carries with
It the understanding that the students
be deprived from participation in all
college activites, and that no more
inter-fraternity dances be held this
year, with the exception of the big
dance Just before commencement.
Real Estate Man Testifies in
Branford Place Opening
Abe Feist, of Feist & Feist, called
as expert in the hearing of objec
tions against awards on property
needed by the city for a further open
ing of Branford place, yesterday testi
fied that the purchase of the site to
which the Newark Star was moved
had increased the value of surround
ing property at least 30 per cent. Mr.
Feist explained this assertion by
stating that former United States
Senator James Smith, Jr., had paid
$178,000 for the property In 1906 and
that the building erected was a beau
tiful one.
Edward H. Lum. another ex
pert, substantiated Mr. Feist's state
ment when he testified.
Yesterday’s hearing was the first
one on the objections rutsed by prop
erty owners on the line ef the pro
posed opening. It took place before
Supreme Court Commissioner Nicholas
W. Blndsell in the office of the city’s
law department.
Testimony' was heard on the claim
of the King estate of 207 Halsey
street, of which Mrs. Minnie E.
King is the owner. Of this property,
located at the northwest corner of
Halsey and Camfield streets, twelve
feet will be taken to cut Branford
place through and the assessment
commission awarded $19,000.
Mr. Lum claimed that from his ex
perience in twenty-three years the
award should have been $31,000. Of
this he figured $18,000 for the prop
erty taken, $8,000 for the building and
$5,000 damages for the reduction of
the revenue-producing possibilities of
the property.
The running foot wae estimated by
Mr, Lum to 1'ey worth about $2,000.
W. C. Fiedler, a real estate dealer,
who testified, put the value at $2,200
a running foot.
Charles A. Winston, a civil engi
neer and building appraiser, gave the
value of the bul'dlng as $10,00"', and
Adam Llcht, another building ^ap
praiser, testified that the eutt’ng off
of twelve feet would lessen the pos
sible revenue by $12,000.
Tht city was represented by As
sistant City Attorney Charles M.
Myers and Ralph E. Lum, of Lum.
Tamblyn & Colyer, represented the
complainants. No date was set for
the next hearing.
Older Boys’ Crusade for
This Year Now in Progress
The initial meeting of the Older
Boys’ Crusade for this year was held
in the Ward parlors, Y. M. C. A.
building, last night. Nearly, fifty
churches sent representatives to th 3
preliminary meeting. Dr. L. B.
Wright, director of Christ Church
House, New York city, spoke on "The
Opportunity of the Older Christian
Boy," which is the theme of the con
ference, to be continued this after
noon for high school boys, at 1 o’clock,
in the parish house of the Second
Presbyterian Church, and at 2 o’clock
for representatives of all the churches.
Sunday schools, boys’ clubs, Boy
Scouts, mission Sunday schools, col
ored boys, Sunday school superinten
dents and ministers and workers and
adult leaders of boys’ clubs and
groups, prominent athletes, Sunday
school workers and expert leaders of
workers with boys.
The officers of the high school clubs
of the city will tender a dinner at 12
o’clock to Arthur Howe, former cap
tain and head coach of the Yale foot
Iball team. He will conduct at 1
o'clock, in the .Second Presbyterian
Church, a conference for upper class
men In high schools, to consider the
"High School Student Christian
| Movement." Mr. Howe will also
■ make the opening address at the
! afternoon session of the conference,
j when he will speak on "The Oppor
tunity of the Older Christian Boy in.
High School."
Other speakers at the afternoon ses
sion will be Rev. George P. Dougher
ty, Rev. Charles O. Wright, of Ridge
wood; John R. Boardman, director
of the pyschology of leadership in
Cornell University, and J. Henry
Huntington, Jr., supervisor of the
Piudential Insurance Company.
At 4 o’clock six simultaneous sec
tional conferences will be held in the
different rooms of the Second Church.
W. H. Burger will have charge of the
one for w’orking boys; Rev. L. B. Hil
118, of .he one for mission Sunday
schools; Rev. C. Or Wright, the one
for Sunday schools; W. L. Burden, of
Orange, the one for colored boys;
John R. Boardman, the one for boy
leaders, and Ivan P. Flood, of the one
for the Essex Federation.
A conference supper will he held at
the Y. W. C. A. banquet hall at 5
o’clock, after which a series of games
will be enjoyed by the de gates in
the Second Presbyterian Church gym,
under the leadership of Carl M. Bau
mann, physical director of the public
schools. Albert F. Erler will preside
at the afternoon session.
The evening session wfll convene at ;
7 o'clock, with addressee by A. V. :
Hamburg, president of the Board of
Trade; W. H. Burger, New York city
Y. M. C. A. Boys' secretary, and B. It. ;
Barber, for thirteen years Y. M. C.
A- secretary at Calcutta. India. The
credential, resolution and conference
committees will then report. The con
ference will adjourn to meet Sunday
afternoon at 4 p. m. in Wallace Hall
in connection with the Father and Son
delegation. The speakers for this
meeting, known as the Older Boys'
Crusade rally, will be David L. Fultz,
president of the Baseball Players'
Fraternity, and Rev. M. Joseph
Twomey, new minister at Peddle Me
morial Church. Richard Bennett, pro
! ducer of "Damaged Goods,” will
speak to fathers and men over twen
ty on "What Father Should Tell His
Boy.” in the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium,
at the same time.
Already registration blanks have
been received from 200 delegates, rep
resenting more than half the Protes
tant Sundays schools of Newark, and
a number from neighboring towns.
The following officers were elected:
President. Albert F. Erler; vice-presi
dents- Albert Hedden and Fred C.
Rothacker; secretaries, Earle O. Ti
tus and Robert Sumner.
Stranded Vanderbilts and
Royalty Arrive in New York
NEW YORK. Feb. 7.—Mr. and Mrs.
Frederick W. Vanderbilt and party,
Including the Duke and Duchess of
Manchester, reached New York today
on the United Fruit Company's liner
Almirante, rrom Colon and Kings on,
finishing a trip necessitated by the
Vanderbilt yacht Warrior's grounding
off the coast of Colombia. According
to last reports the yacht was still
stranded, and all but ten of the crew
were taken off.
A special tug met the Vanderbilt
party at quarantine._
Students’ Fire Brigade
Saves College from Ruin
DURHAM, N. H., Feb. 7.—Students
at New Hampshire College formed a
fire brigade early today and succeeded
In preventing a Are In the gymnasium
from spreading to other buildings.
The officers’ quarters of the college
armory on the first floor and several
other rooms were burned out. causing
a loss estimated at $60,000. Defective
electric wiring Is thought to hsvel
caused the blase
Council Passes
Ordinance io
Prohibit Tango
NORWALK, Wis., Feb. 7.—At a
meeting of the village council here
last night an ordinance was pass
ed making the dancing of the
tango within the municipal lim
its of Norwalk a misdemeanor,
punishable by fine and imprison
The marshal was ordered to j
close at once a dancing academy, t
in which one of the councilmeni
declared "this invention of satan’’ j
was taught.
Seven More Ca9es of Thievery
Reported in “Hill” Section
The wave of robberies that has been
rampant In this city for the past few
weeks Is continuing. Seven places
in the "Hill" section were reported
to have been entered yesterday. All
the plaluclothesmen in the various
precincts and detectives at police
headquarters are working hard to
round up the sneak thieves who are
responsible. _ .. .
Joseph Gerratlo, of 11 Bedford
street, reported that his home had
been entered and that a gold watch,
bracelet and necklace had been stolen.
A diamond ring valued at *50 was
taken from the home of James Quinn
at 257 Bergen street. Mrs. Annie
Friedmann, of 177 Spruce street, re
ported that a quantity of kitchen
utensils had been stolen from her
home. Several dresses were stolen
from the cleaning and dyeing es
tahllshmen of Samuel Cohen, at 223
Prince street.
While Antonio Cuzzone was In the
back room of his saloon at 106 Four
teenth avenue someone stole a 15 bill
from Ills cash register. Mrs. Esther
Goldman, of 219 Prince ctreet, reported
that a child's sweater and a chinchilla
coat had been taken from her rooms
yesterday while she was out. The
home of Louis Silver at 406 Hunter
don street was entered, but nothing
was taken.
Rodman Law Is Charged
With Felonious Assault
NEW YORK. Feb. 7.—Rodman Law,
who on Thursday Jumped from the
Williamsburg bridge with Miss Con
stance B. Bennett for the movies, was
arrested last night in the Candler
building, at 220 West Forty-second
street, on a charge of attempted felo
nious assault on a detective. The de
tective, James Mahoney, of the West
Thirty-seventh street station, says
that Law- made a lunge at him with
a heavy knife.
At the police station Law said he
was twenty-nine years old, married,
and lived at 843 Franklin avenue,
Brooklyn. When asked his occupa
tion he replied "a nut." This was
duly recorded in the blotter.
Union Delegates Appear Before
Excise Commissioners to
Urge Revocation.
The special Nankin committee of
the Ease* Trades Council held a lone
conference with the menbem of the
Excise Board yesterday afternoon k
The labor men want the Excise Board \
to revoke the Nankin Garden ltcense.
No action was taken by the commis
sioners, and the question was put
over qntil next Friday.
The labor men will wait upon the
Excise Board then and present fur
ther arguments. Levi Welngarten,
holder of the Nankiu license, will U
asked to appear. The labor men are
anxious to question him in *he pres
ence of the commissioners. They de- ,
Clare that Welngarten got thJ license
by fraud and misrepresentation.
Commissioner Smith told the labor
delegates that the board hud taken
action when they tssued toe license.
He told the labor men to bring the
matter to the attention of the grand
Jury if they considered Welngar'en
guilty of fraud or deception. He also
suggested that the labor men could
take the matter up to a hlghor court
for review on a writ of certiorari If
they so desired. He pointed out that *
this was the best course open to them
For a time some boated words were
exchanged. Commissi oner Ooenrlng
objected to the charge made against
the board at a previous meeting cf
the council. It was then charged that
the board was “a ro.-si one.” The
labor men admitted yesterday that
such a charge had been made, but
declared it had been qualified with
an "if.”
it was stated by the union men
that Levi 'Welngarten, although
holder of the license, was not the real
owner, but that Ho Chu, a Chinese,
held the principal stock and that
Herbert D. Minor was likewise In
terested. The board took no action
In the matter.
Emil Flaater was granted a trans
fer of license from 131 Bowery stre<*
to 257-259 Sherman avenue.
On the ground that the saloon busl
ness in his neighborhood was verj
poor John Luken, a saloonkeeper of
247 Runyon street, protested against
the granting of a transfer to Thomas
Hankins from 391 Halsey street to
314-316 Hawthorne avenue. He said
that his daily profit at presen'
amounts to only $4.80.
The trustees of the Sixth Avenue
Presbyterian Church, Lafayette and
Union streets, protested against a
transfer of a license of Charles Ton
kas from 67 Jackson street to 250
Walnut street. No action was taker..
The board granted twenty-eight re
newals and twenty-four transfers of
Canada May Bar Cigarettes
OTTAWA, Feb. 7.—Notice of the
introduction in the House of Com
mons of a bill seeking to kill the ci
garette industry in Canada was gl
en yesterday by Mr. Broder. one of the
leading Conservative members, whc
is supposed to be in line for promo
tion to the cabinet in the near future
The hill prohibits the manufacturf
and sale in Canada of cigarettes and
cigarette 'papers and wrappers a:
prohibits their importation Into th i
| country.
is a
of the
r India >
Pale Ale
Brewed by the
Ballantine Breweries
Refreshing and invigor
ating, with flavor unsur
passed. For the u s e of
folks requiring that physi
cal and mental stamina so
necessary for health and
achievement in these days
of ceaseless business and
social activity and nervous
The world produces no
better malt beverages than
those brewed right here in
Newark by the
Ballantine Breweries
Order a case of India Pale
Ale from your grocer or dealer,
or telephone the brewery di
rect, 1751 Market. You will
find our delivery service
Ballantine Breweries
Newark, N. J.
• ' I ■ II “t *

xml | txt