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*3 EDITION *3 EDITION ONE CENT ONE CENT ——■ w. ■gsrra——i ESTABLISHED 1832._NEWARK, N. J., SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1914.—24 PAGES. WEATHER: PROBABLY RAIN SUNDAY. SMITH, WRECKER OF BANK, SEEKS MERCY OF COURT Pleads Non Vult to Twenty-five Indictments—Was to Be Tried Monday. NOW FACES TRIAL ON CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY Appeared Before Chief Justice Gummere and Judge Osborne. The exclusive stoi*y printed in the Evening Star yesterday that Ray mond E. Smith would plead guilty or no/vult to twenty-five indictments • EXj.nst him in connection with the tfjyck'ng of the Roseville Thurs Com Laiy was conilrmed today, when ^liith, accompanied by his counsel, ) f, Fmer Judge Thomas A. Davis, ap ' ,(eared in the Court of Oyer and Ter - mlfier before Chief Justice William S. Gdnimere and Judge Harry V. Os bi'irne and pleaded non vult to twen ty-live Indictments. The trial of Smith on these indict ments, which charge him with < m bezzlement, forgery and utter ng false entries In the bank books and over certification of checks, was to have started Monday morning before Judge Osborne. In the meantime ne gotiations between former Judge Davis and Prosecutor Hood were under way looking to the acceptance of a plea of non vult from Smith. Tills culminated in the action taken this nit ruing. Ah soon as Smith tiau pieaaeo 10 the twenty-five Indictments, a list of which are given below, Prosecutor Hood asked Chief Justice Gummere if ho was ready at this time to set a date for trial on the conspiracy Indictments in which Smith is named with other men. Chief Justice Gummere announced that he would be ready to take up tbe firm of the conspiracy trials on Monday. May 4, leaving it to the prosecutor to select which of the seven conspiracy indictments he would try first. ‘•His" Indictment First. After Prosecutor Hood had left the court room he told the newspaer men that while he had not fully deter mined tile question he expected to try the so-called "big” indictment first. This indictment is about 90,000 words in length, enough to fill fifty seven columns, of the Evening Star, If printed in full. It charges that William C. Arm strong. a building contractor living on tile East Orange- HI cornfield line, conspired with Smith, A. Randolph Jennings, paying teller and William J. Thompson, bookkeeper at the bank. Jiv means of this conspiracy the sum cf $35,735.06 was obtained from the Roseville Trust Company by Arm rtrong in a period between June 21, 1912, and the closing of the bank In August, 1913. The method followed in the con spiracy was as follows, it is claimed, the investigation of file State banking department shows: Armstrong would draw a check, knowing he had no funds in the bank to meet it. The check would be paid by Smith or ether employes of the bank. Arm strong’s account w'ould not be charged with tiie check drawn against it. In stead Smith would retain the check in his possession, a large number of checks being found in the safe dc pos’t vault at the trust company. Jennings and Thompson figure in the indictment for the reason that at times they certified checks of Armstrong’s knowing he has no funds In the trust company. There was about thirty-two cents used by Armstrong in his dealings with the wrecked company ranging from one to fifty-seven cents up to others in which four figures are named in the amount paid out. ADVISES MURRAY NOTTOIUTI IN” Kearny Councilman Thinks Or ange Mayor Should Mind His “Own Business. Mayor Frank J. Murray, of Orange, was practically told to mind his own business, by Councilman William F. Davj^of Kearny, at a meeting of the Kearny Club, of Kearny, the organ! ration of which club was affected last night. "I am very much sur prised to loarn Mayor Murray is com ing to Kearny to talk on commission rule,” said Mr. Davis, "I thought he had enough to do to look after Orange without coming and butting into Kearny. "Our people do not need any as sistance from outsiders on this mat ter of commission government. They are perfectly capable of looking out for their own affairs. The officials of tills town did not go to Orange to tell the citizens there what they should or should not do, and there is no reason why an outsider who is not conversalnt witli the affairs of our town, shouldendeavor to make explanations in connection with the government of our municipality. 'The citizens of this town know what they want and what they don’t Vvfmt. Commission government might be a good thing for the town, it is 1 up to us to investigate and find out whether it would or not. Let us have public meetings and give the people of our town a chance to come out to the public platform and exchange views on this matter.” Councilman Davis referred to the fact that former Judge Robert Carey, of Jersey City, had been invited to visit Kearny to talk on commission rule. Mr. Davis explained that Mr. Carey on other occasion had failed to make an appearance after having ib»’en advertised to tlk. "I think,” paid Mr. Davis, "that Judge Carey realizes the people of this town urc able to look after themselves.” Councilman James J. McAteer, of Kearny, also spoke before the club, lie tod of the good that migght he done by the organization. Patrick | McCaffrey presided at the mooting. L Anther meeting will bo held next Thursday night, AUTO THEFTS MAY INVOLVE POLICE Trail of lyew York-Jersey Gang Leads to De tectives. NEW YORK, April 18.—Wltll grand juries here and in Lakewood, N. J., grinding out indictments against men who have been engaged in the busi ness of stealing and selling auto mobiles, the situation here has taken a turn where it became probable that police officials, including half a dozen precinct captains, would become In volved. It became known at the district at torneys office that the police record, so ftir as it involved Lhe catching of automobile thieves, was highly unsat isfactory to Mr. whitman. Mr. Whitman transmitted to Police (Commissioner Woods statistics show ,iig almost a total failure on the part of the police to obtain results until Deputy Commissioner Rubin took hold of the situation and began to work in co-operation with Assistant District Attorney Deuel, who was as signed to the case by Mr. Whitman. iWtli tile statistics if was said that Mr. Whitman transmitted the names of detectives, policemen and police captains whose records in connection with automobile stealing he thought would bear investigating. Some of the detectives named on the list are believed to be Implicated in wide spread plans to obtain rewards for recovering stolen cars by processes that left the thieves perfectly free to go out and steal more cars. “General” Issues “Dry” Edict for March After Fol lowers Leave Jail. LOUISVILLE, Ohio, April 18—The small eorrs of Coxey's army of Ihe commonweal traced their instruments for liquor here, became intoxicated, it was charged, and were jailed by tlie village marshal. "General" Jacob S. Coxey issued an edict against drink ing as the army left here today on Ihe third lay of the march to Wash ington. “I don’t belong to the W. G. T. U., but from now on, you've either got to hut out tne booze’ or we don’t want you along," was tin sutistance of the leader's address to h's "troops. ’’ "We're marching to Washington to teach Ihe people a great moral lesson, and you'll destroy all its efToct of you persist In gutting drunk.” “O’en -ra 1" Coxey was pleased as much by the prediction of a Gynsy fortune t Her met on the road that lie wuuld live to he 100, as by the in crease hi the number of his recruits to more than a score. — j ^ Three-Day Session for Discus sion of Problem to Be Held at Asbury Park. Imperial to the Foeninc Stur| ASBURY PARK, April 18—Dele gates are arriving here today for the trtree-day session of the New Jersey < onference of Charities and Correc tions to begin here tomorrow. The general topic for discussion will be "The Government and the Governed," and measures to remedy errors in the present conditions will be suggested. Among the topics to be discussed are "Health Problems,” under the di rection of Ernest D. Easton; "Pro bation and Courts,’’ under the direc tion of John J. Gascoyne; "C. O. S. Problems,” Arthur W. MacDougall in charge; "State Problems,” Mrs. Caro line B. Alexander in charge, with ad dresses by Joseph P. Byers, State commissioner of charities, and Sena tor Charles O’Connor HenneHSy, of Bergen county; "County Problems," Winston Paul, of Jersey City, In charge, and “Municipal Problems,” Mrs. Lewis Thompson, of Long Bra nch, in charge. Rev. Henry B Wilson, of Boonton, will speak on "The Board of Pro tectors," and Judge William G. L>e Meza, of Plainfield, on "What a Municipal Judge May Do,” in the dis cussion of “Municipal Treatment of the Common Drunk." Child welfare problems will also be discussed tinder the direction of Mrs. C. F. Jacobson Miss Cornelia F. Bradford, of Jer sey City, win preside at the discus sion of the topic ‘‘Settlements, Inter preters of Democracy,” at which ad dresses will be made bv Dr, Henry Moskowttz, Mlsa Lillian D. Wald and Gaylord S. White, of New York. Alexander Johnson will conduct the dtscuss’on of "Coast and South Jer sey Problems;" Edward E. Read, 1r., secretary of the State committee on provision for mental defectives, and Miss White, of Vineland, will make addresses on this subject. The con ference headouarters will be the Metropolitan Hotel. i Judge Is Asked to Decide Between Women Claiming Child I special to the Evening star.) JERSEY CITY. April 18„—The Or phans' Court, of this city, resembled t ho court of King Solomon of old, when two women appeared to claim one baby. The "child in the case" is two years old, who was acclaimed as the perfect baby at ttie baby show held here last winter, receiving 100 per cent. Mr and Mrs. John J. Han ley, of 41 Condit street, this city, and Mrs. Rose Carney, of 38 Romaine ave nue, were the claimants of the child Little Edward had been living with the Hanleys since March 27, under the care of the State Board of Chil dren’s Guardians. Yesterday Judge Sullivan was listening to the pleas of the Hanleys for permission to adopt the child when Mrs Carney entered and claimed the child as her own. She alleged that^the child had been born several days before she was de serted by her husband and that it j had been christened by Rev. E E. Mortimer, of St. Marks’s * Protestant Episcopal Church, of this city. The rest of the day was spent by the I judge in listening tc arguments by both sides. 10 KILL MITCHEL “The More the Merrier,” Says Mahoney as Court Fixes $25,000 Bail. POLK, WOUNDED OFFICIAL, RECOVERING AT HOSPITAL Would-Be Assassin Faces 20 Years—Probably Insane. Guard for Mitchel. NEW YORK, April 18.—M'chaei P. Mahoney, the gray, haired crank, who yesterday attempted to assassinate Mayor Mitchel, and in so doing wounded Frank L. Po'.k, corporation counsel, was arraigned in the Tombs police court today on a charge of assault with intent to kill. He was held in $25,008 ball for the action of the grand jury. When the amount of the ball was announced by Magis- j trate Simms, Mahoney, smiled broad ly and said: "Why not boost it a little? The moro the merrier.” I'olk Iternvering Kiipltll.i. Mr. Po'.k was resting quietly at the New York Hospital today. Surgeons expect he will recover rapidly if no complications develop. He spent a comfortable uiglit and seemed to be greatly refreshed today. Before his arraignment, Mahoney was taken to pul ee headquarters where 250 detectives, a I masked, “looked him over.” None of them was positive he had ever seen the man before. Mahoney was awakened at 8 a. m. after being allowed four hours sleep. Until 4 o'clock this morning he was closeted with detectives who put him j through a rigid "third degree." He explained that when hi bought the revolver he fired yesterday, he told the man who sold it to him in Jer sey City, that he “wanted to kill a rat.” Investigates Work of Life-Sav ers—All But One Body Recovered. (8pecial to the Rvfnlnit Htar.J MONMOUTH HEACH. April 18.— With the ttruling lust night of two more bodies all but one of the vic tims of the ill-fated schooner Buck ley, that was stovm wrecked off this coast on Wednesday, have been ac counted for. Tlie miss ng body is that of the cook. A constant watch for the body is being kept tip, in the hope that it will he washed ashore. Identification was made yesterday of Captain and Mrs. Hardy and Ab'juli W. Hardy, the mate. Ar rangements are eing made to ship the bodies to New York for burial. An invest gation of the catastrophe Is to be started by Coroner William H. Morris, jr. He is making nn in quiry into the work of lhe 1 fe-savers. TO TEST LEGALITY OF HENNESSY ACT Committee of Five Will Investi gate Merits of “Home Rule” Bill. Imperial to tho Kveninjt Star.) TRENTON, April 18.—Five New Jersey lawyers are go ng to investi gate the validity of the recently passed Hennessy -“home rule” law, and their opinion will hold, despite the advices of Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow, the New' York bond law years, who declare that it invalidates the object of commission government. The committee comprises John Mil ton, Jersey City; Albert O. M'ller, jr.. Passaic; former Assemblyman Louis H. Miller, Millville; City Counsel Bird and Theodore W. Schimpf, of At lantic City. It was appointed yesterday after noon at the meeting of representa tives of the various municipal'ties under commission government, called by John Milton, corporation counsel for Jersey City. Receiver’s Report Shows Def icit to Be $170,477.55 Greater Than Last Year. According to a report completed today by Tax Receiver Richard J. Franz, the total amounl of unpaid personal and real estate taxes in Newark amounts to $1 3 6,801.21. This is up to Tuesday night, which was the last day of payment to escape the second penalty. This is $170,477.55 greater than last year, when the de ficiency amounted to $1 125,322.66. The assessments this year and the amounts paid were as follows: Per sonal assessed. $1,214,370.60, minus $1 075.210 53 paid. leaving a balance of $139,160.07; real tstate assessed $6, 849.766.48, minus *5,682,126.34 paid, leaves an unpaid baianee of $1,187, 640 14, making a total arrearage of $1 306,800.21. Last year the personal assessment pf $1,735,337.82 was cut down to $1,13'), 700.88 by remission to the Prudential of $6 4.636.94. Of the 1912 personal assessment, $983 527.38 was paid, leaving a balance of $147,173.50. The real estute assess ments last year amounted to $6,222 - 171.69. mini s $5,244,022.53 paid, which leaves a balance of $978,149.16 and total arrearage for both personal and real estate assessments of $1,126, 322.66. Mahoney Being Taken Into Custody Just After His Attempt to Assassinate Mayor Mitchel —Copyright International Newfi Service. MAHONEY TELLS A STRANGE LIFE STORY OF GRIEVANCES I ' -_ Wanted to Kill Mitchel on Wednesday, He Says, blit Decided to Wait—Suffered Reverses in Business and Has Been Wandering About the Country—Old Diary Found in Trunk. NEW YORK, April 18—The story of grievances, one after another, which piloil up in the brain of Mich ael P. Mahoney, the mayor's would be assassin, until lie finally bought a new revolver and tried to kill him was patched together last night from statements grilled out of him throughout tlie afternoon and eve ning nnd from t.ls effects found in an old trunk and suitcase recently re moved frpm a rooming house at ?'! East Fifteenth street, where he lived for nearly five months under his real name. Captain Thomas Tunney, who saw the man gradually break down under (he strain of official examination on all sides, was responsible for the revelation of his real name and ad dress. Captain Tunney locked the man In with himself and told him frankly it was going to be a mental tesi lx tween them. Mahoney cringed with fear. Feared Heating at First. ‘‘Are you going to heat me?" he asked. “No, l am not," said Tunney, “but I am going to get the truth out of you before 1 leave this room.” “All right. T'H tell you the truth." Alone’ With the detective, Mahoney told as much about hitnseif as he could remember. Every bit was later confirmed from n eur'ous diary found in Ids effects. The whole story gives Mttie ground for the idea that he was in a plot to kill the mayor. Later he told the police that he had bought the gun to kill the mayor. He said he had listened to the Social ist speeches at the Franklin statue. I but that he was not affiliated with I that movement Hi admitted, how ever. that the speeches had put the final spur to his determination to kill the mayor. Tile letters found in tits pockets ad dressed to Mayer Mitchel and Mayor Armstrong and his diary left no doubt in the minds of (he police that he was a crank, with.a gr'evance against the mayor because of his policy, lie told Captain Tunney thal !>■ had called at the city hall Iasi Monday to ‘ remon strate with the mayor” and had been "insulted” there. Decided t<> Kill 'llt.li.l ‘‘I then dec'ded to kill him,” he added. “I went down last Wednes day to the city hall with the inten tion of killing hity then. But I cooled off. Yesterday I went d.lwn there again with the Intention of fin ’shing the job. I got down there about 10 o’clock, some time before the mayor would come out. So I •vent, over to Park How and had a Irink of beer at a saloon. When the mayor came out 1 was waiting for him. 1 waited unt'l he got Into tie machine. He was about five feet away from me when I fired “I am sorry now that 1 shot at Mr. Vlitchel, and 1 am particularly sorry that I hit Mr. Polk, against whom i have no grievance.” The letter addressed to "Mayot Mltchel, city,” in the man’s po*kei shows plainly tile state of his mind Apparently he had disapproved of Mr. Mitchel’s selection of Colone' Qoethals as a likely police oomm’s sioner, because he criticsed this view all the way through. HiH wr tng wa in coherent and n'most Illegible. Hb English was bad, his spelling isior and punctuation almost negl'glble. Grievances Contained in Diary. His diary indicated that he also had a long-standing grievance aga'nst tic Masons and the Odd Fellows, dating back as far as lb88, when he lost a suit because, as he said, the judge and jury were of those fraternities. He also hated lawyers. His mind sc< mod to be unbalanced 1 n the subject of police and city ad ministration. In his letter and in his talks in the afternoon, when he would say absolutely nothing about | h mse.'f and stuck to David Rose as his name, Mahoney followed th. same i strain. He hated Colonel Goethala because he thought the man was re I sponsible for slides and deaths at the | Isthmus. He hated Andrew Carnegie ' because , he said, Carnegie had ( heated him out of thousands of dol lars. He got this notion evidently through working for many steel com | panles in the Middle West. Maho ! in y also disliked Commissioner Woods, whom he called a fraud com I a red to McKay. lamll.v In New port, K>. The police learned that he has a wife and daughter Mary at his home i in Newport, Ky., and communicated at once with the police in that place. Mahoney said he was a blacksmith, had worked as a carpenter, hut could not work for the last few years, be ep use his hand was hurt in an acci dent. lie hired the room at 203 Hast Fif teenth street on November 26 of last year, paid $1.50 a week for it and B5 cents a month to a Mrs. Balland for keeping his trunk. He gave her the impression that he was a carpenter ■ ut of work because < f an injury, but when he left on Wednesday he said he .had a chance for a Job in Pittsburgh. instead he slept in a lodging house at Hester street and the Bowery on Thursday night under the name of lames Mahan, and on Wednesday night stuyed at Reilly’s Hotel, Third avenue and Twenty-third street, un ler his real name. Suffered Heavy Kev erven. The change of name disclosed an in n resting circumstance in Ills life which presumably turned him mental ly. lie was born on March 17, 1x47, about seventeen miles outside of Cork, Ireland. He could not remember when h< cbme to this country. It was some sixty years ago, he told Tunney, hut he lived in Kentucky and grad ually got hold of property worth about $14,600 in seven houses and two I olN, with a mortgage of $1,000. He exchanged this property for a farm | worth $14,000. This was in 188)0 He sued the man who sold it to him, however, because there was a fence I around it and lost the case. He also I had to pay costs, about $700, but either oisld not or would not and the prop rly was foreclosed and sold for $11, ,,oo. Mahoney never quite got over that shock. He Immediately assumed the name Hose and began wandering about the middle West and occassion jnl y the Kast. working at. a score or more of jobs. *' Himlmrged for No Reason." All through his diary—a home made affair like a schoo,hoy's notebook— . in which he entered some of the : minutest do'ngs, he inpariably wrote after his recital of his many jobs and discharges: “They found me out.'' or “discharged for no reason.” Sotne times he mentions the Masons and odd Fellows as having caused his discharge. In the last few years he has di vided his time between New York, home and Pittsburgh. He was here until July last year and then went to Pittsburgh, leav'ng $14> with Father Brann at .St. Agn -s’s Church, 111 Fast Forty-third street. He wrote on for some of the money which he left for safe keeping for “M. P. (Continued on Page It, Column 1,) Wilson’s Policy Criticised As “Absurd and Inconsistent" in Press Comments. BERLIN, April tV—Oermany finds only words of irony and ridicule in the exchange of courtesies with which the Tampico incident seems likely to end. The opinion Is expressed that ! Huerta's extortion of a salute from the squadron which was to have bom barded bis coast caps the climax of “the absurd and inconsistent" policy which President Wilson and Hecre j tary Bryan ha ve pursued in Mexico. 'The least, hostile, but not the least significant, observation appears in I the columns of of the government-ln | spired Lokal Anzeiger, which re I marks: “In the interest of American coM | meree, which lias suffered grievously for months under the constant un certainty of conditions in Mexico, the American government should once for all pull itself together and adopt a rno.re consistent fore gn policy." TO ENTER POLITICS Secretary of Navy Daniels De-| fines Place of Scholar in Politics. CLEVELAND, O., April IS.—Cuya hoga county Democrats entertained distinguished company here* today, preliminary to the “dollar dlnfier” of Democracy at the Central Armory to night. Speaker Champ Clark, .Secre tary of the Navy Josephus Panic's Governor James M. Cox and Senator Atlee Pomerene, of Ohio, are eched u'ed to be guests of honor at the ban quet, and Mr. Clark and Mr Panic’s ?ame early In the day to fulfill other engagements. The day’s program Included an ad dress before Western Reserve Uni versity law students in the morning by Secretary Daniels, a speech hy Speaker Clark before the City Club in the afternoon and addressee l y Dan iels, C ark and Governor Cox at the banquet in the evening. Fail to Swear in Drukker: Disappointment to Browning | From n tttnfT <'orreM|M»nd«*nt| WASHINGTON, April 18. Dow H. Drukker, the new member of th" House of Representatives to succeed Robert G. Bremner, was not Hworn 1*> yesterday afternoon. Mr. Drukker appeared in the House on Thursday tnd was toted aorund by Congress man Browning, the one lone Heat b I can at present in tin House from New Jersey. Represent?! tive Brown ing was delighted to have a co league uf his own political persuasion and wanted to have him sworn in at once. This as found to he impossible be rausc certain formalities had to be complied with. The failure of the certificate of election to be on hand was one of the bars in the way to lm mediate election Drukker left for New Jersey, for there was no use re maining here, as he wou d not be put on the pay roil unUi ho was sworn in* HUERTA GIVEN ULTIMATUM; MUST FIRE SALUTE AT ONCE OR U. S. WILL SEIZE PORTS Unless Mexican Dictator Yields on Rece pt of Mes sage, Vera Cruz and Tampico W.ll Be Taken Without Further Parley, Declares Wilson. President Wilson has sent an ultimatum to President Huerts. Huerta is informed that unless the demand of the Washington authorities for a salute to the American flag is carried out at once immediate action will he taken by the United States. Tampico and Vera Cruz, will be seized by forces of the United States. This will be done without waiting for Admiral Badger to reach Mexico. Badger’s fleet is now- en route to Mexico front Hampton Roads. President Wilson's decision was reached today after he had received Huerta's latest message, in which the latter insisted on a simultaneous salute by an American warship. If Huerta has not yielded at 6 p. m. Sunday. President Wilson will take the matter to Congress Monday. This was announced at the White House. WASHINGTON, April 18. ~ Presi dent Huerta, jf Mexico, has reiterated tils counter proposition for a simul taneous salute In the matter of tha demanded apology to the United States. President Wilson luu- informed him thut tie1 United State; stands on tha original demand of Hear Admiral Ma.se unu that Huerta must accept immediately. Secretary Bryan prepared President Wilson's answer. II v/as imme ilateiy sent to Mexico City. it sets forth that unless President Huerta aeoepls the American de mands imrnediut<rl> the plan for seiz ure of Tampico anu Vera Cruz will ho carried out without waiting for Ad miral Badger to reach Mex'can wot re The plan for seizing V era Cruz and Tampico also includes the se.zure of the rnilwuf from Vera. Cruz to Mexi co City as fur its a trestle about twn ty m.les west of Vera t'ruz. While Pres dent W, Ison's tinal message was in transmission to Mexi co City orders were flashing out from the navy department, setting all the forces already In Mexican waters In readiness to enforce its terms. There were no orders to the troops at Texas City. lv titte House officials announced •hat unless liucrta saluted the llac aeeord ng to President Wilson’s de mand as so'm after receipt of today’s message as was physically possible letfon would be taken without further exchanges, Members of the Cabinet were sum money to the Willie House for con ference. Postmaster-General Burle son was the first to arrive. Others Heft their offices and hurried, lu.'jJn, ITIWHilllet- offices in their motor eara PAGEANT PLANS NEAR COMPLETION Will Be Given to Advertise State College for Women. Plans are being completed for the pageant which is to be given under tho auspices of the College Womens Club of Essex county on June 6, at Branch Brook Park The event ts be ing held to advertise the State College for Women. At a meeting of the or ganization held last night in the ^. W. C. A., SS Washington stre l. Miss Florence Boll chairman of the ar rangement committee announced that men, relatives of the members of the club, have volunteered their services to make the affair a big success. Tlte general leaders are Miss Edith Putnam, Mrs. Elwood Armltage and MIbs Florence Cooper; the episode leaders, Miss Alice Bra gaw, Miss Bertha Loew, Miss Mary Lvons and Miss Myrtoil Hoppen; th" dance leaders. Miss Mary Jones and Miss Emlile Mercy. The president. Miss Christine Van Wagenen, Miss Florence Hague and Mrs. Huler> J. Perrett were elected delegates to the meeting of the-t+nrrr Federation of Women's Clubs, at As bury Park, Muy 7, 8 and !*. [•Tans were d'seussed for a concert to be held in the fall with a program bv some well-known art si. The even'ng program, which was entitled ‘‘A College <'|ph Horse Show.” was In charge of Miss (trace Thomp son. The speakers, who were Intro duced by M'sa Thompson, described their part'ctilar holibes Miss Fran cis i’. Hay spoke on “Pageantry as a Community Art;” Miss Oeorglanna I. Ferry on “Case Work of the Bureau of Associated Char'ties;" Miss Caro line Homer, on "Camp Life in the Canadian Northwest,” and Mrs. Mere d tli of New York, on "Heltgious Education." M ss Kather'ne B leher was hostess at the supper that preceded the pro gra m. MIhh Van Wagenen presided. Pres idents of local clubs were guests of the club. jpJjA Resolutions of Condolence Sent to Parents of Boy Who Died from Blow. Hloomfleld High School is In mourn ing for Oscar Frlel, nineteen years old, a member of the senior class, who died In Mountainside Hospital, Monte'alr, yesterday, from a wound said to have been inflicted by a Cedar Grove barber. Resolutions of con dolence adopted by the faculty, the baseball team, of which he was a member and the High School stu dents ns a whole, have been adopted and will be sent to the parents of the dead student. A baseball game scheduled for to day between Bloomfield and Glen Itidge High Schools has been post poned. Frlel was to have taken part In this game. Louis Mazzuca, who conducts a barbershop in Cedar Grove, charged wilh having intl'cted the fatal wound by striking the high school boy over the head with the butt end of a billiard cue Thursday night, is held in the Essex county jail without ball. The Hnecldc charge is manslaughter. Chief Frederick Wi'mer, of the pioseeutor's staff, preferred the charge following an investigation of (he circumstances connected with the Incident which resulted in the fa tallty. He was committed to (he county jaM by Recorder Gustav Mcler. Four boys are said to be w'tnesses to the quarrel. They are Grrald Duffy, John Williams, Ear! Sanderson and Edward Schneider, alt of Cedar Grove. Investigation revealed that the five youths wire In Mazzuca's place of business when the quarrel started. The owner of the establishment Is said to have ctruck Frol following an argument ns to Mazzuca’s ability to play pool. The boys all left the bar bershop and had gone hut a short distance when Frlel dropped uncon scious. He was taken to the hospital' and died yesterday. ‘JACKSON WOULDN’T TAKE TOLLS BLUFF TRENTON, Apr)' 18.—Mercer Coun ty Progressives hold a, rally here laHt n'ght In Masonic Temple In the form cf a dol'ar dinner. George VV. Per kins, of New York; Everett Colby, of Essex; Congressman W. M. Chandler, of New York, and Mrs. Alice Car penter. of Colonla, were the speakers. Congressman Chandlor spoke on “The Progressive Party's Attitude on the Canal Toll Question.” Speaking of President Wilson’s attitude on the repeal of free tolls, the speaker said: "I do not know whether England has threatened the President or not. but 1 do know, and the world knows, what would huppen if Jackson were In the White House today and a threat came across from England. Instead of sending a message to Con gress advls'ng that we knuckle and yield the point t<> England, he would advise that we make an Immediate appropriation to enlarge the standing army and to increase the navy with a hundred additional battleships. "The great danger to the country on the proposal of the President Is not that we shnll lose the esteem England and the world through national dishonor by breach of treaty, hut that we ahull destroy the repub lic and representative government by poisoning the heart of popular suv ore gnity and by ignoring those cheeks and balances which are the distinctive features of our free in stllutii ns anti tlmt were devised by the founders of the republic as a neans of perpetuating the Constitu tion.” Mrs. Carpenter spoke on the Pro gressive party and new emancipa tion. Senator Colby spoke on na tionalism. One of the features of the dinner was the presence of the Wives of the Progressive d ners. George W Perkins, of New York, declared Co'onel Theodore Roosevelt, never had better opportunity to coma out for the best Interest of the Pro gressive cause than when he returns from his trip in South America. Mr Perkins asserted the Democratic ad ministration, like the Taft, regime, is breaking its promises with the peo ple and President Wilson or who ever the Democratic candidate may be in is being placed in an unfavor able light before the country. He said an amalgamation of the Pro gressives with the Republican party again Is impossible because it would be impossible to tell which branch of tile Republican party the Progressives might combine with. IlillMlde Park. Holler akatlng every Sunday.—Adv. Victim of Motorcycle Accident Buried at Madison (Hprclal to the Evening Star.] MADISON, April 18.—Funeral ser vices for Joseph Matone, who died ,n th( Orange Memorial Hospital ou Wednesday morning as a result of an accident to It's motorcycle in Or ange last Sunday, were held this morning In St. Vincent's Church with Rev. A. fllardl t flic a'.ing. It was one of the largest ever seen in Madison. Twelve pallbearers took turns In car rying the remains from the home of the deceased, in Cook avenue, to the church and thence back through W'averly square and part way to St. Vincent's Cemetery, where interment was made. Camp one's marine band led the funeral procession to and from the church. The two Italian or ganizations in Mad son turned out to pay tribute to the dead. Paterson Gets Lights Again PATERSON, April 18.—Mayor Rob ert 11. Fordyce conferred with the finance commission yesterday and ns a. result file electric lights in the City Hall, which were shut off Thursday because there wasn’t any money to keep them going, were turned on again. The City Hall elevators won’t be run until July 1. when the budget is tlxed, unless some way is found to transfer money from another de partment. _ ^ q; •* -ir.