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West Orange Executive Refers
4 * to Rumor of Commission
i * Rule Agitation.
Mayor Famham Yardlev, of West
Orange, in a statement today ueclored
his belief that voters of the town
will defeat a plan to oust the present
Fusion officials by adopting commis
sion government. Tho tusion lend
ers have been informed that the
Democrats, who were defeated at
the last election, are behind the com
■ mission government scheme, but tip
to the present time the Fusion folks
arc the only ones who are encourag
ing the commission government talk.
The mayor, in his statement, makes
no comment upon the story, likewise
> made public by the Fusion leaders,
that he is to retire at tiie dose of
, *hc present year. Mayor Yardley’s
formal statement on the commission
idea follows:
"Tho mayor said that he had heard
that petitions were being quietly cir
culated for signatures in order that
a special election might be held to
decide whether or not the voters
wished the form of town government
ehange.d to government by a hoard of
commissioners.
"Mr. Tardley stated that lie had ex
pected just such a move, which was.
of course, made in the interests of
the ousted officeholders, and again
,, tho fact was demonstrated that the
Democrats (who were now in tho
minority), were poor losers, and sad
ly in need of real leaders who could
give them good advice.
“The mayor was of the opinion
that the town would vote against the
commission form of government, and
that the voters would resent, very
much, the expense of a special ‘ lec
tion. He said that now that, there
was a change in the governing body
“f the town, he believed the citizens
were willing to give the new coun
cil a fair show and allow them an
opportunity to display their fitness
for running the town.”
The mayor today also made public
the list of men suggested by the Town
Council members for a citizens' "na
tional preparedness" committee,
whom he has asked to serve with Dr.
Samuel A. Muta, chairman. The list
k includes the following: William F.
* i Vosscler, Robert E. Dudley, i ounty
clerk Joseph McDonough, Charles T.
Vlerrigan, Nelson L. Jacobus, Ernest
') T. .Child. Horace N. Montgomery,
Francis A. Byrne, John Degtvn Rob
ert Rarr, Edward Ryroe. H. V. Brow
er, William E. Condtt, Harry Hodden,
i School Commissioner James T. B.
Lehman, Ezra Williams, Frank M.
Kelley and Allan M. Hird.
Hillside Health Board
Orders Investigation Into
Deaths of Two Children
Following action Iasi night by the
Hillside Township Board of Health,
an investigation was started today
as a result of the death yester
day of a three-year-old child in
.Baker street, which developed that
;',he child died of scarlet fever and
hud not been attended by a physician.
This fact developed when a Newark
undertaker was called to take care of
\ the body and was given the name of
a Nlewark physician as the attending
phvsg'cian
When the undertaker asked the
physician for a death certificate the
latter said he had not been called to
treat Ihe child and knew nothing of
her dee th. The matter was referred
to County Physician AVcstcott for in
vestigation.
The bo»ird last night issued «. com
plaint ag& inst John Fratch, of Broad
way and Silver streets, whose nine
i vear-old daughter, it was said, had
been ill foe two weeks without med
ical treatment. The board reap
pointed F. .H. Lovell township pliy
^ sician.
Auction Bridge Party for
| i Benefit of Belgian Victims
For Ote benefit of Belgian sufferers
an auction bridge party was held
last night, at the home of Mayor Wll
V, liam L. Gloricux; 944 Clinton avenue.
Irvington. The Misses Susan and
Jean Glorioujc, daughters of the
mavor. were hostesses. Fifteen tables
were in play. The tallies contained
photographs otf King Albert of Bel
gium.
Prizes were won by Mrs. Joseph
Waterfield. Mrs. S. Harbourne Bald
win, Mrs. Theodore Allsopp. Mrs. Ella
Engolberger, Mrs. Ernest. Dreher.
Mr*. Frank Morrell, Miss Mary L.
Wolfs, Mrs. George Denman. Dr. S.
Harbourne Baldwin, William G.
Trantwein. George Jennings. Ernest
Dreher and Dr. Jean F. Wolfs.
Missing Girt, Home. Says
She Was Visiting Friends
Stating that, she had been visiting
friends in Hoboken. Miss Lulu Bran
nigan. sixteen years old, returned
vesterday to her home with her aunt.
Mrs. Caroline Schoouamisgruber, of 60
Park place. Irvington. She left her
home last Friday and her disappear
ance was reported by her father,
William Brannigan, of 16 Mulberry
place, this city. He said he had been
told the girl had been riding on a
jitney between Newark and Irvington,
but an investigation failed to reveal
a substantiation of the statement.
Youths Must Return Earrings
or Parents Pay $75 Each
Judge Dolan, of the Essex County
Juvenile Court, this city, before
whom William Groves, fifteen years
old of 27 Llewellyn avenue. Bloom
field and Edward and Harold Kelly,
twelve and eight years old. respec
tively, of 18 Maolis avenue, Bloom
field. were arraigned, has decided
that the boys must return a pair of
diamond earrings to Mrs. Frank N.
Unangst of Bloomfield. Tho jewelry
was stolen by them from her home
last November. Tf the hoys are un
able to return the earrings their par
ents must pay *75 each to Mrs.
Unangst, the earrings being valued
at *150.
Irvington Home Robbed
William F. Zimmerman, of 14 Har
rison place, Irvington, reported to the
Irvington police today the theft of a
number of articles from his borne.
He said his wife was ill. He reported
• as missing a gold mounted comb, a
*29 silk dress and a lace cap.
No Trouble to Keep
Skin Free From Hairs
(The Modem Beauty)
There i no need for a r woman to
countenance superfluous hairs, be
with a paste made by mixing
powered delatone with water it
get rid of them. The paste
for 2 or 3 minutes, then
oft and the skin washed. This
will rid the skin of hair
leaving a blemish, but care
M ' « at'* n to s c that you get
dealt one.—<' dverl iscrncm
nm
Maplewood Bride's Veil an
Heirloom—Wedding Was
Large Social Event.
Tho first wedding of the new year in ;
Maplewood was that of Miss Katli- |
urine H. Vanderveer, daughter of i
Mr. and Airs. William Vanderveer, of j
■Oakland road, that place, and Fred - .
| erlck Penne, of Chicago. The cere- i
■ raony was performed at 8:30 o'clock
last night at the home of the bride's |
j uncle and aunt. Air. and AlrS. J. i
! Charles O’Brien, in Alaplewood avt-j
j nue, by Rev. Elmer Nelson Owen,
rector of St. George's Episcopal I
! Church, Maplewood. The wedding j
■ was one of the largest social events I
| of the season In Maplewood.
I The bride's sister. Aliss Dorothy |
j Vanderveer, was maid of honor, and j
'Donald L. O'Brien, of Alaplewood, j
cousin of the bride, best man. The !
ushers were Edward V. O'Brien. .1. j
Charles O'Brien, ,1r.. and Richard j
O'Brien, cousin of the bride, and j
William Vanderveer, jr., her brother. !
The bride, who was given away by j
her father, was attired in a gown of
white satin with iridescent trim
mings. Her tulle veil was a family
heirloom. She can-led n shower bou
quet of bride roses. The maid of
honor wore blue net and lace and
carried pink carnations. The bride's
mother's gown was of black Persian
net over white silk.
The decorations consisted of palms,
pink roses and smilax. Among those
present were J. H. liasbrouck, Miss !
Hasbrouck and Air. and Mrs. William j
Gates, of Ridgewood: Mr. and Mrs. i
Irving Tt. Chambers, of Washington,
iD. C., the former ensign on the bat- •
• tleshlp Wyoming; Mrs. L. O. Stiles, of i
j Morristown; Airs. Albert Connelly !
land Miss Nathalie Kemp, of Maple- I
I wood; Paul Kennedy and Arthur Sar- j
| gent, of Newark; Mr. and Mrs. A. R !
' Stoddart, Air. and Mrs. C. C. Ale- |
l Cain, Aliss Mildred Wilson. Ml. and
; Mrs. L. V. Oakes, Mr. and Airs. I,yall
Harcourt. Air. and Mrs. Clement !
! Ilrodhead, of Alaplewood.
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Stoddart and
| Mr. and Airs. Clarence Tl. Riker, of
! South Orange: Mr. and Mrs. Harold
; Roorbacli and Air. and Mrs. M. A.
| Harbeck, of East Orange; Mr. and
j Airs. K. O. Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Wil
j llam ,\. Boardt, Mr. and Mrs. War
ren K. Vanderveer, Mr. and airs.
Frederick P. Norris, all of Maple
wood: Mr. and Mrs. Amos Bissell, of
Newark; Mr. and Airs. Harold M.
Beattie, Mr. and Mrs. William Penne,
of Alaplewood: Mrs. A1. Penne and
daughter. Miss Louise Penne. of New
ark; Charles Barker, Miss Genevieve
Barker, John Waveing, the Misses
Idalette and Alice Carpenter, Miss
Isabelle Lowenthal, Mr. and Airs.
Stephen Tallntan, of Alaplewood; Aliss
Esther Cornwall, of Short Hills: Miss
Wilmena Baker, of Alaplewood: Air.
and Mrs. William F. Burleigh, of
Newark; Miss S. A. Ennson, Mrs. Ira
('. Kilhurn, Mrs. o. W. Tunison and
Miss Frances AI. Hawkins, of New
ark; H. Berrian McCain. Air. and Airs.
Charles Albrecht and Aliss Katharine
Albrecht, of Brooklyn. Music was
furnished by Von dor Heklor’s orches- I
tra. The couple will reside in Chi- j
cago.
Bums Fatal to Montclair
Child Who Was Accidentally
Set Ablaze by Her Sister
Burns caused by her younger sister
touching her clothing with a red hot
poker yesterday caused tlie deatli last
night of l’carl Gee. six years old,
daughter of Mrs. Anna Gee. a negress
of 51 New street, Alontclair. The
child died in Mountainside Hospital,
Glen Ridge.
Following her custom, Mrs. Gee left
the two little girls alone at home
while she went out to work. Mer
rilie, the youngest, three years old,
after the accident told of how she
pulled the poker from the stove and j
accidentally touched her sister’s I
dross.
Pearl’s clothing was blazing and she j
could not extinguish the flames. '
Frightened, she ran from the house i
down New street, the wind fanning I
the flames so that she presented a j
living torch. The cries of the child J
brought Mrs. Adelaide Smallwood, a
negress, a neighbor, to her rescue. I
The woman seized some wraps and
smothered the flames. Another neigh
bor threw a pail of water on the
i child.
An ambulance was summoned as
| quickly as possible and the child was
i rushed to the hospital, where she
I died in several hours. She was hor
jribiy burned.

Blazing Gasoline Tank
Threatens Caldwell Home i
Filling a tank with gasoline about
11 o'clock and using a lantern ns a
light caused a lire which Cor a time
threatened to destroy the, home of
Mrs. Charles R. Reaveroft, of West-,
ville avenue. Caldwell.
The gasoline which was being
emptied into the tank is used for
lighting purposes' in the house, and
also as fuel for an engine to pump
water into a tank on the roof.
Shortly before 11 o'clock the lights
began to go out, and Reginald Reay
craft investigated and found the tank
i almost empty. He secured a lantern
and started to empty a barrel of gaso
I line into the tank, when it ignited.
. Two other full barrels were standing
j near by, but these he rolled to a safe
I distance. Word was sent to Chief
j Thomas Moran, of Caldwell, and an
r. ,r:n was sounded. The Caldwell fire
department responded, and kept the
flames from reaching the house, which
I i3 but a short distance from the tank.
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Ice Carnival in Nutley
; Provided the weather conditions re
j main favorable the ice carnival, which
I was to hove been held last Thursday
1 and Friday evenings by the Nutley
Club on Rambert’s lake, Nutley, will
be held tonight and tomorrow eve
ning.
IRVINGTON
Arrangements are completed for
the masquerade party of the Rady
Clinton Rebekah Rodge. I. O. O. F.,
; to be held tomorrow night in the
headquarters at 16 Union «.venue.
Prizes will be a warded the best
dressed ladles and gentlemen.
The Men's Reague of the First Re
formed Church will hold its monthly
business meeting tomorrow night in
the league room adjoining the church.
Sergeant Kenneth 0. Crozier, of
Fort Sherman. Panama, is spending a
thirtv-day furlough at the home of
j his father, Frederick 0. Crozier, of
Newark, and is also visiting friends
in Irvington. He was detailed to es
cort an invalid to Washington, 0. C.,
and given a month’s vacation.
The first in the series of free public
lectures arranged by the Board of
Education in the winter course at
the high school will be given tomor
row night. Edwin A. Havers will be
the lecturer and his subject will be
“The Mediterranean in History and
Romance.” It will be illustrated
with colored views.
Miss Mathilda Weber, of 660 Stuy
vesant avenue, entertained the Alpha
class of the First Christian Church
last night. There were thirty-one
guests present. A guessing contest
regarding the number of ornaments
on a Christmas tree took place, prizes
going to Miss Rouise Funke. Miss
Rvdia Knorr and John W. Pfeifer. A
supper was served at the close of the
evening*
_
OLYMPIC PARK LICENSE
OWNERSHIP DISPUTED
Herman H. A. Schmidt Disputes
Legality of Bankruptcy
Sale.
That the liquor license held by Her
man H. A. Schmidt, former owner of
Olympic Park, Irvington, had a value
of $1,000, in his opinion, was the testi
mony of Henry A. Guenther, superin
tendent of the Home Brewing Com
pany. at a hearing today on Schmidt's
application to transfer the license and
on the objections of Christian Kurz,
the present proprietor of Olympic
Park. The hearing was held before
Judge Martin in the Court of Com
mon Pleas and was adjourned till to
morrow.
The Home Brewing Company pur
chased Schmidt's assets, including the
license, according to Mr. Guenther, at
n bankruptcy sale. The purchaser as
signed the property to Kurz. who is
now seeking to have the license in
Schmidt's name transferred to him.
Schmidt cioinis the license is a per
sonal privilege and eould not bo sold
by his trustee in bankruptcy. De
claring that it is still his property,
he has asked the court to transfer it
to another location in South Orange
township.
The first point to be decided by the
court will be whether the license had
a value in money, and if so whether
it could be sold. To do this the
hearing was hild today and Guenther
was called as a witness hy Hoy F.
Anthony, attorney for Kurz. Mr.
Guenther said lie paid $2,0ft0 for
Schmidt's personal property on the
Olympic Park premises, including
barroom fixtures, liquor and, as lie
thought, the license.
Outside of the license the property
he bought was not worth more than
$1,00, he said, and in this manner
he fixed the value of the license Ht
the remaining thousand. If he had
thought he would be unable to get
the license he would not have pur
chased the property at any price, he
said.
Guenther testified that, at first, the
trustee in bankruptcy, Alfred Van
I.lew, expressed doubts us to his right
to sell the license, but finally included
it in the bill of sale to the Home
Brewing Company.
Spaulding Frazer, counsel for
Schmidt, said he wanted to call the
trustee to testify tomorrow. Judge
Martin announced the hearing of
other objections to the transfer, such
as the objection of citizens in the
locality to which Schmidt wants the
transfer, Heidelberg Park, would be
put off until after the legal questions
have been disposed of.
Contract for Extension of
Irvington Street Sewer
Is Awarded for $27,701
At his bid of $27,71)1.50, John Dorer
was last night awarded the contract
by the Irvington Town Commission
for constructing an extension to the
Ball street sewer, from Stratford
place to Lyons avenue to the Eliza
beth river. His was the lowest of six
bids presented at the commission
meeting last week.
To safeguard itself against diffi
culties, the commission passed a reso
lution requiring Corporation Counsel
W. Eugene Turton to tile a certificate
of legality with Town Clerk John W.
Wcliman on every case of awards for
street Improvements before final ac
tion Is taken by the officials on the
confirmation of the work.
Commissioner Leonard Setaro filed
an annual report us director of the
department of public safety, showing
receipts for 1915 of $5,246.40. The
year’s expenditures leaves a balance
of thirty-seven cents. The December
report of Commissioner Mahlon
Stockman, of the department of rev
enue and finance, shows that the
town entered the new year with a
balance to its account of $30,163.65.
The poor department, of which Mr.
Setaro is overseer, expended $603.64 of
its appropriation of $713.21.
Advertisements were authorized for
proposals to make tho annual audit
of the town’s books. Wednesday
evening, January 26, was set n« the
date of the hearing on the report
of the Board of Assessors for the
flagging and reflagging of Howard
street.
Ban on Moving Pictures
in Auditorium of School
The Springfield Board of Education
decided last night to refuse to allow
any moving picture exhibitions in the
Springfield School auditorium. Tho
auditorium is on the third floor and
the members thought there might be
some danger. There are no fire es
capes on the building. Dean Phipps,
of Salter street, who is connected
with a New York moving picturo
company, had requested the board to
be allowed to hold a moving picture
show in the school. Richard Trivitt,
chairman of the Township Commit
tee, was granted the use of the audi
torium of the school on January 20
for the t'nion County Farmers’ In
stitute. Permission was granted.
A new fire-proof cabinet was in
stalled yesterday in the school at a
cost of $154.95. The Township Com
mittee will pay half of the cost and
the Board of Education the remain
der. A letter was received from the
superintendent asking whether tho
Springfield School is fire-proof.. A
committee was appointed to look into
tho matter and report at the next
meeting.
HILLSIDE
The officers elected last month by
the Ladies’ Sewing Circle of St.
Catherine’s Catholic Church took
office yesterday afternoon at a meet
ing held in the church parlors on
King street. The officers: President,
Mrs Cha-les Morgan: vice-president,
Mrs. Charles Woodruff: secretary,
Mrs. Michael McDarby. Miss Mary
Dugan was elected a member.
The North End Social Club will
bold a dance tonight in St. Catherine’s
Hall on King street.
S. Beal, of Conant street, is visit
ing relatives in Freehold.
Clarence Burgess, of Francis place,
has returned home after visiting
friends in Newark.
A party was given in honor of Mrs
George Morgan, of Marlon place, last
night at Mrs. Morgan's home. There
were about twenty-five guests.
Miss I. Post, of East Orange, is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. George
Morgan, of Marion place.
The Ladies’ Aid Society of the Say
brook chape] will hold a leap year
supper on February 29.
UNION
The Franklin Literary Society of
the Connecticut Farms Grammar
School will meet tomorrow afternoon
Mrs. James E. Leonard, of Chest
nut street, has returned home, after
a short stay at BernardsviUe.
Miss Harriet Nesbit, daughter of
Rev. Harry Nesbit. pastor of the
Connecticut Farms Presbyterian
Church, who has been ill at her
home, is able to be about.
There will be a meeting of the
Connecticut Farms Improvement
Association tomorrow night in the
Connecticut Farms firehouse.
Miss Mabel Mattower. of Easton.
Pa., has returned home, after spend
ing a few days with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs L. S. Mattower. of Vaux
Hall road.
Eugene Smith of Burnet avenue
who has been ill at liis home, is »bie,
Lw bp stbpuu ____
■ _
SIRENS AWAKEN ALL
EXCEPT POLICE FORCE
New $20,000 Signal System
Fails to Serve Purpose
in East Orange.
Discovery late last night that the
sneak thief who is supposed to have
gotten $30,000 in gems and jewelry at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
H. Eagle, of 40 Walnut street, north.
ICast Orange, Christinas evening, ef
fected entrance to three more homes
in the city occasioned considerable
(excitement in the eastern part of the
municipality. The turmoil whs not
tluc entirely to the thief's visits, as
few residents in the locality were
aware that the robber was operating
again until Lieutenant Henry .1. Hec
tor tried to get in communication
with patrolmen in the section.
There is a $30,000 signal system at
headquarters, which is supposed to
enable desk men at the station house
to get in touch with patrolmen on
tile streets in a jiffy, but the affair
failed miserably to serve its purpose
last night, as it was estimated that
fifteen minutes elapsed before the
men responded to the screeching of
the sirens and tho flashing of the red
lights that are on poles at different
street corners.
Sleeping people in the locality and
Recorder Francis A. Nott, 1r., who
was nearly at Watsessing. which joins
the city at the extreme northern end.
heard the sirens going at full blast
before the men on the streets, as the
residents began 'phoning to head
quarters. complaining about the in
terruption of their slumbers.
It happened that the lone reserve
niaa at headquarters. Gustave Vetter,
was far away from headquarters in
vestigating one of the- thief’s visits
at the residence of George A, Strahan
of 226 Newfield street, when a second
resident. Fred W. Coleman, of 90
North Eighteenth street, arrived home
to find that the thief had paid him a
j call.
He promptly called headquarters
i for a man, and when Lieutenant
Hector was unable to get a patrolman
by Hashing tho red lights he set the
sirens in operation. Even the blast
ing of these failed to attract the at
tention of the patrolmen. The sirens
are only supposed to he used in the
daytime, ns the red lights are guar
anteed to attract the patrolmen at
night.
Fred Danhy, a visitor at headquar
ters, took a police whistle and hurried
to Main street, and blew out all the
wind in his lungs trying to summon
a blucroat. Finally Sergeant Charles
White heard the sirens going, and he
called in. Ho was sent to the Eigh
teenth street home. Recorder Nott,
who was hurrying home from Hloom
field. telephoned from his home the
information that he could plainly hear
the tooting of the horns even where
he was. Then the people in the vicin
ity began to voice their ire over the
noise.
Former Police Commissioner Alonzo
N. Messer, who was serving when
the signal system was Installed, was
among the first to complain. ITo
lives at Grove street and Park ave
nue. where one of tho sirens is lo
cated. Eventually some of tho pa
trolmen responded to the calls. One
of them said he heard the sirens, but
thought it was tho horn on an auto.
When ttie flurry had subsided It
was discovered that the thief's visits
had netted him small loot. One house
he entered, that of E. ,T. Sears, of 26'J
North Twenty-third street, netted him
nothing. Ho got a revolver at tin
Coleman residence, and profited to tin
extent of $15. and got an overcoat fot
I, is troubles in getting into the Stra
hnm home.
It was plain that the thief was the
same one who robbed the Eagle home
Christmas evening, as lie got into tlm
other houses the identical way that
led him to his find in Mrs. Eagle’s
bedroom. He goes on the stoop of a
house he thinks is vacant, and after
receiving no response to constant
ringing of the doorbell, removes the
glass near the look on the1 front door
and begins his looting. All of the
houses he got into last night were
temporarily unoccupied. He got Into
'the Rears home between fi:30 and 7:3B.
His visit to the Strahnm home oc
cured between 19:30 yesterday morn
ing and 9:45 o'clock last night.
Condition of Woman Who
Shot Herself Improved
| The condition of Mr.*, Ethel Farrell
■ Offer, who shot herself at her home,
! 481 Norwood street. Bast Orange,
I Tuesday afternoon. Is such that it is
| believed she, will recover.
She is at the Orange. Memorial Hos
pital. The bullet was extracted and
tho wound In her chest is not con
sidered a serious one. Mrs. Offer told
the police yesterday that the shoot
ing was accidental. James Farrell, a
brother, who boarded with the victim,
however, believes that his sister at
tempted suicide on account of an un
fortunate love affair.
Hurt in Fall Off Wagon
Falling from a rlirl wagon he was
riding on at Dodd street and Midland
avenue. Fast Orange, yesterday, John
Rosene, nine years old, of 42 Long
street, that etty, had a narrow escape
from death when the wheels of the
| vehicle grazed his head. His face
was ent, but after his injuries were
dressed by Dr. R. F. Titman, of 302
Dodd street, he was taken home.
Two Orange Men Missing
The Orange police today were no
tified that Dominick Spinelll, twenty
one, of 161 Kssex avenue, that city,
had left homo yesterday. His wife
was disturbed over his absence.
Friends of Frank Rolieelli, twenty
nine, of 163 South Jefferson street,
also reported him missing.
WOODRUFF NAMED FOR
ftlSIDE FREEHOLDER
Republican Selected for Demo
crat's Place on Union
County Board.
Former Freeholder John Woodruff,
a Republican, will succeed himself on
the Union County Board of Freehold
ers, having been appointed by the
Hillside Township Committee to tak»
the place of Abram P. Norris, who
was recently appointed county clerk.
•Mr Woodruff served the last term
as freeholder, but Mr. Norris was
elected on the Democratic ticket at
the last election.
Before, he had a chance to take his
seat on the Board of Freeholders Mr.
Norris was appointed by Governor
Fielder to succeed the late James C..
Calvert as county clerk.
Five names were presented for free-I
holder at the meeting of the Hillside
Township Committee last night. They
were Mr. Woodruff. Charles Clarke.
Raymond Crane, Gottlieb Schnabel I
and O. Deeds Miller, Jr. Mr. Wood- j
ruff received the votes of all live com
mittemen.
The committeemen received a com
munication from the Itoxylite Com
pany asking the township to stand
half of the expense, amounting to $100,
for stone which had been placed oh
Dong avenue.
Township Attorney Donald Mac
Dean and Tax Assessor John Dcyser
will meet all persons who object to
their tax assessments In John Con
nolly's office in Elizabeth on Friday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
George J. Green, Charles F. Belden.
Claude Leonard and Alfred J. Thomas
were appointed as special officers.
Conduct Successful Euchre
for Caldwell Church Benefit
Tin- Indies' Sodality of St, Aloysius'
Church of Caldwell held a very suc
cessful euchre and dance Inst night
in tho parish hall, Bloomlicld avenue,
that town. About one hundred per
sons were present and the proceeds
will be used for the benefit of the
church.
Those who made high scores were:
Mrs. William Egan, Mrs. Carl Hoff
man, Miss M. Oarrlty, Mrs. I\ Crolly,
Mrs. Harry Smith, Mrs. M. McNulty,
Miss A. McNulty, James Jennings.
Mrs. John F. O'Hara, Mrs. Margaret
Heally, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Thomp
son, Charles Reilly, Miss A. Cortland
and William Conroy.
The committee in charge of the af
fair was Mrs. Harry Smith, Mrs. .1.
.T. F. Conroy, Mrs. Carl Hoffman and
Mrs. Charles Reilly.
No Improvement Noted in
Condition of B. E. Jones
No improvement is noticed today in
tho condition of former County Coun
sel Benjamin F. Jones, who has been
confined to his home. Prospect street,
South Orange Township, for more
than a week. Mr. Jones, who was
also one time judge in the Orange
Histrict Court, is a victim of ptomaine
poisoning, and while his condition
shows no improvement it Is no worse,
according to Hr. Mefford Runyon, of
South Orange, the attending physi
cian.
Mr. Jones passed a very restless
night, but slept a greater part of this
morning, it was said at bis residence
this afternoon. While bis condition
is serious it is believed that he will
recover.
Mayor Is Convalescent
Mayor Worrall F. Mountain, of East
Orange, who has been ill with tonsi
litls, returned to his otlleo today. lie
is still In a weak Condition, but is
anxious to draft his annual message
to the City Council before the govern
ing body’s next meeting. The execu
tive announced today he had reap
pointed School Commissioner Byron
E. Brooks for a full term of five
yea rs.
FEW FOLKS HAVE
i 1
i
Druggist Says Ladies are
Using Recipe of Sage
Tea and Sulphur.
1
Hair that loses Its color and lustre.
' or when it fades, turns gray, dull and
! lifeless, is caused by a. lack of sulphur
I in the hair. Our grandmother made
lup a mixture of Sage Tea and Sul
fphur to keep her looks dark and beau
| t if it 1. and thousands of ttonien and
[men who value that even color, that
] beautiful dark shade of hair which Is
so attractive, use only this old-time
I recipe.
Nowadays we get this famous mix
I lure by asking at any drug store for
a 50-cent bottle of "Wyeth's Sage and
Sulphur Compound," which darkens
! the hair so naturally, so evenly, that
nobody can possibly tell it has been
applied. Besides, it takes off dandruff,
stops scalp itching and falling hair,
j You just dampen a sponge or soft
brush with it and draw this through
your hair, taking one small strand at
a time. By morning the gray hair
disappears; hut what delights the
ladies with Wyeth's Sage and Sul
phur is that, besides beautifully dark
ening the hair after a few applica
| lions, it also brings back the gloss
land lustre and gives it an appearance
| of abundance.—Advertisement.
FIGHT THE GRIPPE
Influenza is in the air for whomsoe'er may catch it
Naturally the weakest systems are the most sus
ceptible.
Keep up your strength—eat well, drink wisely;
plenty of fresh air—a judicious amount of
exercise.
Let Ballantine's health-supporting beverage assist.
These famous brews are rich in elements that help
toughen the tissues and fortify the physique
Any one of the six Ballantine drinks bottled for
winter satisfaction will do you good;—to de
cide which best suits your taste order an as
sorted case of Ales and Stout—
From your deaier, or telephone the Brewery di
rect (Market 1751).
t the Three-Ring Trade-Mark."
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140 PEOPLE ILL
WITH INFLUENZA
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Physicians Kept Busy in Mill
burn, Springfield and
Union.
An alarming number of rases of
grip in Springfield. Mlllburn and
l.’nfon are reported by the three lead
ing physicians in the vicinity, Dr.
Wellington Campbell, of Millburn; Dr.
Henry Dengler and Dr. Watson It,
Morris*, of Springfield. There are 14"
eases In the three towns, according
to their reports, and in nme famine
there are as many as- four of five
members not able to be around
Tlte attendance at the schools in all
of the townships has fallen off greatly
on account of the epidemic. Tin
schdols which arc suffering the most
are those in Union township, when
it is reported about twenty-five chil
dren are down with the disease.
An epidemic of measles is also re
ported by Dr. Dengler in the Van*
Hall School, where there are thirty
eight. cases. All precautions are being
taken in the Vaux Hall section to sto[
the spread of the disease.
Experience and
Security
are certain to he behind your estate when
the administration of its affairs is left to the
carefully managed and frequently audited
I rust Department
Fidelity Trust Company
Prudential Building, Newark, N. J.
When this company acts as your executor
its fees are fixed by law. For its special
ized services it receives no more than
would be allowed to an inexperienced
individual. Decide now to make your will
A at once. It will cost you nothing to
Come In and Talk It Over
Hahne=Stagg Co. Open Daily 8 till 6
200 Different Styles of
Dining Room Furniture
in the
January Clearance Sale
Dining-Room Furniture of every grade from the best to
the cheapest—the newest and the recent—nothing older
than eleven months, because this shop was not opened till last
February—large suites and small suites—mahogany, walnut, oak
in all finishes; in fact, every wood and every style—all reduced this month.
Part of one of our suites is shown in the above illustration. It is in Mahog
any in the Queen Anne period, and typifies the highest class workmanship.
Other suites in the ever popular Adam period, in Jacobean, in William and
Mary, Old English, and combinations of various epochs. Compare prices every
where and that will enable you to realize the exceptional values you get here.
It is shrewd policy to buy now rather than wait till regular prices are restored.
Here are some examples (taken at random) of values in our better-grade suites;
Pegu la i Sale
4-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $213.25 $142.50
4-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite... $185.50 $123.75
4-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $165.25 $110.50
4-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $187.00 $125.00
4"Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $221.00 $148.00
10-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite.. $332.00 $249.00
4-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $174.00 $147.00
10-Piece American Walnut Suite. $473.00 $389.00
10-Piece Mahogany Suite. $375.00 $300.00
10-Piece Mahogany Suite. $494.50 $396.00
6-Piccc Mahogany Suite. $396.00 $316.00
12-Piccc Mahogany Suite. $780.25 $626.00
12-Piece Mahogany Suite. $753.00 $599.00
10-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $216.00 $162.00
10-Piece W arwick Oak Suite. $492.50 $390.00
10-Piece Jacobean Oak Suite. $358.00 $287.00
10-Piece Warwick Oak Suite. $553.50 $443.00
10-Piece Mahogany Suite. $421.25 $340.00
10-Piece Mahogany Suite. $386.75 $309.75
Beds and Bedding—Rugs and Upholsteries
i ail reduced in the January Sale
STAGG CO.
GOOD FURNITURE
CCR BROAD ST. & CENTRAL AVE .NEWARK
Convenient Charge Accounts May fie Opened
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STAR WANT ADS BRING RESUTS
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