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The Penn's Grove record. [volume] (Penn's Grove, Salem Co., N.J.) 1878-????, June 10, 1921, Image 5

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An Ordinance
An Ordinance to Regulate Auto
mobiles or Motor Ruses Com
monly C alled Jitneys.
Lie it ordained by the Township Com- |
inittee of the township of Upper Penns ;
Neck, County of Salem and State of New
1— No autobus or automobile for hire,
commonly called jitney, heretofore li
censed to operate in the township of
Upper Penns Neck, County of Salem,
Slate of New Jersey, shall operate on
the streets or roads of the township of
Upper Penns Neck unless within thirty
days alter the adoption of this ordi
nance the owner or owners thereof shall
file with the township clerk an insur
ance policy of a company duly licensed
to transact business under the insur
ance laws of the State of New Jersey,
in th* sum of five thousand dollars
($5000,00) against loss from the liability
imposed by law upon the auto bus own
er for damages on account of bodily in
jury or death suffered by any person or
persons as a result of an accident
occurring by reason of the ownership,
maintenance or use of such autobus up
on the public streets or roads of the said
township; such insurance policy shall
provide for the payment of any final
judgment recovered *by any person on
account of the ownership, maintenance
and use of such autobus or any fault in
respect thereto, and shall be for the
benefit of every person suffering loss
damage or injury as aforesaid; and pro
vide further that a power of attorney
shall be executed and delivered to such
fiscal officer Concurrently with the
filing of the policy hereinbefore re
ferred to wherein and whereby the said
owner shall nominate, constitute and
appoint such fiscal officer as his true
and lawful attorney for th»- purpose of
acknowledging service of any process
♦ •lit of a court of competent jurisdiction
to be served against the insured by
virtue of the indemnity granted under
the insurance policy filed.
2— No new license to operate a jit
nev in the Township of Upper Penns
Neck. County of Salem, State <*f New
Jersey, shall be granted until an insur
ance policv as provided for in para
graph No. 1 hereof shall be first filed
with the Township Clerk.
3— Any person now holding a license
for the operating of a jitney in the
Township of Upper Penns Neek who
shall continue to operate after thirty
days have elapsed after the adoption
of this ordinance, who fails or refuses
to file the bond as herein prescribed, or
ary other person who shall operat • a jit
ney without having first obtained a
license of the Township of Upper Penns
Neck or has failed to file the said bond,
shall’ forfeit and pay for such neglect
or refusal the sum «.f one hundred dol
lars ($100.00) for each offense to be
recoverable by action in the name of
the Township of Upper Penns Neck
in any court of competent jurisdiction,
and when collected paid into the Town
ship treasury. _ . .
All ordinances and parts thereof in
consistent herewith are hereby re
pealed. . , „ .
This ordinance shall take effect
immediately upon its final adoption..
Introduced and passed first reading
June 2 1021.
6-10-2t Township Clerk
Public Sale
The subscriber will sell at public
ale, for the County of Salem, on
THURSDAY, JUNE 16th, 1021,
t 2.30 P. M„ Standard Time, a lot of old
umber, planking, iron, &c. This ma
nual is located on the road from
’ennsville to Marshalltown, the old
Took Bridge, comprising a part there
■f, and will be sold at the Penns Neck
■nd of the said Hook Bridge.
Conditions at sale. _
-27-3t Freeholder.
For Sale
Old Established
Meat and Grocery Business
179 W. Main St„ Penns Grove
Stock, Fixtures, Building and Land
must be sold in order to settle part
nership of Slapel & Higgins.
6-10-2t Surviving Partner.
Sheriff’s Sale
By virtue of a writ of fieri facias, to
me directed, issued out ol the Court of
Chancery, of the State of New Jersey,
will be exposed at Public Sale on
next, betwen the hours of 12 and 5
o'clock, to wit: at 2 o’clock in the after
noon of said day, in front of the
Sheriff's office, in the City of Salem,
County of Salem, and State of New Jer
sey, all the following described Real
Estate, that is to say:
All that piece or parcel of land situ
ate in the township of I.ower Penns
Neck, County of Salem and State of
New Jersey, known as lot No. 14, in
Block 13, as laid down on map of
South Penns Grove, survey October
22d. 1915. by Keasbey & Sparks, Civil
Engineers, and recorded in the office of
the Clerk of Salem County, New Jersey.
Approximate amount to be raised is
Seized as the property of Maria Ora
zia Malero, Defendant, and taken in
execution at the suit ot Dominick
Stallo. Complainant, and to be sold by
A. K. BRAND RIFF, Sheriff.
Dated May 3lst, 1921.
C-3-4t Chas. F. Squillace, Sol r.
I*. O. S. of A.
WHEREAS. The Great and Supreme
Ruler of this universe has in His in
finite wisdom removed from among us
one of our worthy and esteemed fellow
laborers, Charles A. Higgins; and
WHEREAS, the long and intimate re
lation helil with him in the faithful dis
charge of his duties in this Camp
makes it eminently befitting that we
show our appreciation of him;
RESORVED. That the wisdom and
ability which he has exercised in the
aid of our organization by services,
contribution and counsel, will be held
in grateful remembrance;
RESOLVED. That the sudden re
moval of such a life from among our
midst leaves a vacancy and a shadow
that will be deeply realized by all the
members and friends of this organiza
tion, and will prove a serious loss to
the community and the public;
RESOLVED, That with deep sym
pathy with the bereaved relatives of
the deceased we express our hopes, that
even so great a loss to us all may be
overruled for good by Him who doeth
all things well;
RESOLVED That a copy of th-'se
resolutions be spread upon the records
of this organization, a copy be printed
in the Penns Grove Recoi l, and a copy
forwarded to the behavedpfamdy.
Penns Grove’s New and Original Achievement
Hot Roasted Coffee Daily
Stop in and try a cup of our Delicious Coffee SERVED FREE.
Also take home a FREE SAMPLE and please them all at home
See Our
New Roaster
in Window
We also Roast
Peanuts Daily
REMEMBER—A perfect Cup of Coffee must be Coffee properly blended,
free from all absorption of impurities and fresh roasted.
Our Grand Opening Commences Saturday, June II, at
The Boston Creamery
19 South Broad Street
Delicatessen, Choice Meats and Fancy Groceries
: : x-i-vi-s
The Largest and Only Store of its Kind in Penns Grove
Leave or Phone Your Orders. Free Delivery.
Summer Specials
;; We all know how the children enjoy ice cream, and in
■! fact we all do. Why not purchase one of the celebrated
;; “Gem” Freezers ? We have all sizes and are offering them
■ ■ at special prices. Picnic time is here and you will need a
■ I Thermos Bottles and Lunch Kit. For two weeks we will
1! give you 35% discount on the above.
jj R. F. WILLIS &Bro., Inc.
Phones 31 and 33
!.I I I I I I I I 1 1 I 1 1 I l '1-I -l -I -H-l-I-M-M-l-H-t-H
DODGE BROTHERS announce a substantial reduction
in the prices of their Cars, effective June 8th.
Cord Tires Standard Equipment for AH Models
Salem, N. J.
Dodge Dealer in Salem and Gloucester Counties
Phone 326J
Will open with a magnificent
SATURDAY, JUNE tlth, l»2t
From 2 to 11.30 P. M..
87 banning Avenue. Penns tirove
Refreshments will be sold to pay
Siren Again Tested
A representative of the Federal
Siren Company came to Penns Grove
on Saturday and met with the Mayor
and Council for the purpose of testing
the whistle, but nothing of a definite
nature resulted. Members who sta
tioned themselves at Friendship sta
tion said they heard the sound from
the whistle very faintly when it was
blown. The Company’s agreement is
that the whistle should be heard dis
tinctly for one and a half miles under
any conditions of wind and weather.
This the firemen and Councilmen
claim has not resulted so far. Hence
they are not sufficiently satisfied to
accept it.
Base Ball
By a terrific batting rally Pedrick
town won from the Eleventh Ward
Club, of Wilmington, Del., on Satur
day, by a score of 6 to 3. Pedricktown
was hopelessly beaten until the eighth
inning when the great batting rally
won them their entire six runs and the
game. Treamer and Pomeroy were
the Pedricktown battery.
The Carneys Point Travelers won
from the Colored Giants on Saturday
in a hotly contested 10-inning game.
Score 6 to 4. Brown pitched for the
Giants and Lugar for the Travelers.
Pedricktown and Woodstown will
begin a series of contests Saturday
afternoon, 11th, at 3.30 o’clock, at
Penns Grove High will play with
the duPont High School team at
Henry Clay, near Wilmington, on
Tuesday. This is the last game of
the . eason for Penns Grove.
Emmanuel M. F-. Church
Sunday School at 2.30 P. M.
All other services omitted so all may
have opportunity to attend Tabernacle
I.ast meeting of Emmanuel Ladies’
Aid Society for the season on Tuesday.
2 o'clock P. M., at home of Mrs. Frank
Summerill. 16 Maple Avenue. All col
lectors on calendar please report.
Children's Pay exercises Sunday
evening. June 19th. entitled “Glorious
Baptism of children at the morning
Pulpit flowers were presented on
Sunday. May 29. as follows: By Master
Wilfred Townsend in memory of his
mother, Mrs. Jamesetta Townsend, and
by Master Robert Kidd in memory of
his great grandfather. Mr. Robert Kidd.
A. I'. M. P. Church
Pitman Street
Rev. J. F. Pennington, Pastor.
Preaching 10.30 A. M.. 7.43 P. M.,
standard time, by the pastor.
Class meeting 12 o’clock. John
Hamilton, leader.
Sunday School 2.30 P. M. Mary
Fisher, Superintendent.
Christian Endeavor 7.3n P. M. Lavinia
Williams, President.
Christian Science Church
East Harmony Street
Services are held in this building
every Sunday morning at 11 o’clock
and Wednesday evenings at 8 o’clock.
A free reading room in this building
is open to the public every Wednesday
and Saturday afternoons from 2 to 4.30
o'clock. To the services and reading
room all are invited.—ad.
We wish to thank the Orders and
friends for their floral manifestations
of sympathy and assistance with auto
mobiles at the funeral of Charles A.
Higgins. Amanda L. Higgins and
Degree teams of the Odd Fellows’
lodges of Clayton and Pitman will
meet in a degree contest at a big
demonstration for members of the or
der at Glassboro on June 23.
Reports of a prosperous condition
and a substantial increase in member
ship were submitted at the opening
session of the semi-annual convention
of the Supreme Lodge, Independent
Order of Mechanics in Atlantic City
on Wednesday. There are about 60
delegates, representing a membership
of 5000 in the Eastern States. Joseph
H. Jackson, of Philadelphia, is presid
ing. Ex-Sheriff Mifflin, of Salem, is
one of the officials of the order.
Quite a delegation of Elks motored
to Millville last Friday evening and
witnessed the installation of 29 new
members into the lodge of that city.
Millville Lodge gave their visitors a
splendid reception. There was a fine
luncheon and a vaudeville entertain
ment after the lodge work and the
Penns Grove Elks are high in their
praise of the manner in which they
were entertained.
This has been a big week for Odd
Fellows in Philadelphia, the centennial
anniversary of Pennsylvania Odd Fel
lows being celebrated. Many mem
bers of the Order from Penns Grove
and vicinity have been in Philadelphia
this week witnessing the various
parades and demonstrations.
Elks' Flag Day Exercises Postponed
Penns Grove Lodge -of Elks , will
hold their Flag DcV exercises in the
Globe theatre on Wednesday, loth
inst.. instead of Tuesday, 14th.
This change is made so as not to
conflict with the High School com
mencement exercises, as many, no
doubt, would like to attend both.
The Flag Day exercises of the Elk
is a beautiful ceremony, and as it is
open to the public free of admission,
there should be a large attendance.
Every member should be present and
act as the host for one or more non
Robert J. Gillespie. District Dep
uty Grand Exalted Ruler, will be
present and deliver an address upon
patriotism and the flag. It is also
understood that our eloquent and pop
ular local orator, Frank J. O’Connor,
will speak. Remember, the exercises
are open to all and a cordial welcome
is extendeed to the citizens of the
Borough and vicinity to be present.
Admission free.
roll m:\T— A bungralow with con
veniences: also a stnro with 5 rooms,
at 16 X. Broad St. For Sale, an *>lectr c
fan and a massage vibrator. Two lots.
£<">n123 feet, foi $130. Mack’s, 80 Rail
road Ave. 6-10-lt*
News of Local Interest
George Long hat the foundation
made for a house on Kirin Avenue.
George Munyan is having a fine
cottage erected on his lot in Sheble
In Penns Grove and surrounding re
gion there has been no heavy rain for
months. Vegetation needs it greatly.
David A. English will hold another
combination sale of household goods,
&c., in front of Odd Fellows' Hall, to
morrow afternoon, 11th inst.
L pper Penns \eck Town-hip has an
ordinance in the Record this week
regulating the operation of auto buses
or jitneys in the Township.
The English property, on West
Main .Street, opposite Oak, with the
stock and fixtures of the bakery and
restaurant, will be offered at public
sale this (Friday) afternoon.
The strawberry crop will be gather
ed this week. The late frost killed
many bloom-. Those who had berries
got a good price for them. About 8
cents a box was the lowest wholesale
The oid blacksmith shop on Penn
Street, owned by the Paullins, has
been tom down. It was one of the old
land-marks of seventy years ago when
the village smith and wheelwright
were leading manufacturers.
Drs. Israel J. and Pauline Cramer,
Chiropractor.-, located at Salem, will
open a branch office in Penns Grove
at 80 South Broad Street. They will
oe here every Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday from 2 to 5 P. M.
The new siren was blown at an
early hour on Sunday morning for the
purpose of testing its efficiency in
awakening people from sleep. Nine
teen active firemen responded to the
alarm, hut many claim they did not
hear the whistle blown.
While Atwood Wright was attend
ing the show at the Riverside Theatre
on Friday night thieve.- drove off with
liis automobile which was parked on
Delaware Avenue. This is the second
time within -ix months that thieves
have stolen Mr. Wright's automobile.
Gov. Edwards, on Thursday, filled
1 the vacancies on all the County elec
tions boards throughout the State.
In this County the men appointed are
Charles P. Famkopf, Democrat., Sa
lem City; Edwin B. Moore, Woods
town, Republican.
Councilmen Charles L. Smith,
Robert W. Kidd, Fire Chief David
Johnson, Nelson Munyon and F. H.
Elliott went to Riverside, N. J., on
Sunday to give a Seagraves pumping
engine the “once-over.” They were
met in Philadelphia by representatives
of the Company who escorted them to
, Riverside in automobiles.
i lie winner in me jdi»» tx. ouhd
Limerick contest last week was Mrs.
D. A. Goldsborough, 12 Dufresne
Street, Carneys Point. Every week
some one is made happy by capturing
:he prize, a five dollar gold piece.
Why not try your hand? The “Dollar
Sale,’’ which began yesterday, and will
continue until Monday, presents some
splendid bargains in dry goods and
women's and children’s wear.
\V. S. Leap has an interesting an
nouncement in this issue regarding
Palm Beach suits. Penns Grove people
should be proud of the fact that when
they want goods of the highest stand
ard in this line that they can be
bought right here at home. City
stores have nothing better or finer to
show you and as a rule they cannot
compete with his prices as he has no
such overhead expenses to carry.
M. D. Poland has an interesting an
nouncement elsewhere in reference to
the new store building he intends to
erect at Union Comer. It is also his
purpose to organize a corporation with
$100,000 capital and will issue the
stock at $25 per share. He expects
the new store to be ready for business
in October. In the meantime Mr.
Poland is carrying on his extensive
business in Wilmington and at the
temporary store in Penns Grove.
Recorder’s Court
Recorder Edgar has had quite a
number of cases of infraction of the
law to consider the past week.
Janies Pitro, Nicholas Marte'l, Ed
win Kerswill and Messino Willis were
charged with taking a watch from
Morris Robinson and selling it for 40
cents. They were fined $1 each and
costs. The watch was recovered.
Francis E. Coneeney was fined S3
and costs for violating the motor
vehicle law.
Maria M. Lerro was placed under
bond to keep the peace for assaulting
Nazareno Banco.
J. Astriowsky was soaked 88 end
costs for being drunk and disorderly.
Joseph Young, for disturbing the
peace and quiet of the community by
firing off a gun was fined So and costs.
Frank DeBell, who conducts a shoe
repair shop at 173 West Main Street,
nas arrested on Friday last upon a
charge of keeping a disorderly house.
He was fined 8100 and costs. Anna
May Hinkle. Catherine Holliday.
Florence Pearce and \ alleon ^ Kelly
were arrested as inmates of the house.
Miss Hinkle was given the choice of
90 days in jail and costs of suit or
agreeing to leave Penns Grove for
ever and for aye. She agreed to leave
town. It is understood she carries a
“yellow ticket." Catherine Holliday
was fined 810 and costs. Yalleon Kelly
82 and costs. Florence Pearce received
(,ne of the Recorder's vitriolic third
rail reprimands and was dismissed.
The arrests were made by Chief Mar
shal Houseworth and officer Shores.
National Educational Aid
The Smith-Tower bill has been be
fore Congress for some years and agi
tation in its favor is being made in
many places.
Next Monday evening. June 13th, at
8 o'clock. Judge Gilbert 0. Nations, of
Washington. D. C.. will speak on that
subject, in St. Paul’s M. E. Church, at
10th and Jackson Streets, Wilmington.
Walter Edgar
Justice of the Peace
Phones, 229J. 41R 6-3-ly

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