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Ordinance Granting Franchise to Ehzabethport, Amboy and Long
Branch Railway in Woodbridge Provides that Rariton Traction
Company shall have use of Tracks over Creek Bridge.
Tne ordinance granting the fran
chise to the Kli/.abethport. Long
Branch and Ainbov Railroad passed
its second reading before the Wood
bridge township Committee last
night. The next reading will take
place May 22. After the reading last
night the citizens were oalled upon to
express their views.
C. W. Bovnton asked to have ex
plained to him sectiou 16, which reads
to the effect that Woodbridge town
ship will grant the right of war to
? lie Elizabethport. Ambov and Long
Branch Railroad Company to operate
its road in Woodbridge Township
provided that company will allow the
Ruritan Traction Compauv to run
over its track, on the Woodbridge
Croek bridge for one year, from the
tlnv the franchise is granted. Mr.
Bovnton said he did not understand
this sectiou and as it was not in the
ordinance before, it must have been
put there by some one who was inter
ested in the new company.
The chairman then called upon Mr.
Quinn, the representative of the new
company, to explain. He said :
"The Elizabethport, Amboy and
Long Branch Railroad has no desire to
. keep thp Raritan Traction Company
from running its cars to Bovnton
Bnach over the Woodbridge Creek
bridge for oue year while we are con
structing our road, for we know how
hard it will br for the people to get
buok and forward from the beach.
"If the company was given the
right of way they would not only be
willing to let the Raritan Traction
Company run over its tracks, but
would lay the rails over the bridge at
once so that cars could be running to
the beach this summer."
Mr. Boynton declared that all winter
strangers had knocked at his door in
the middle of the night, and ask to
be directed to the bridge so as to
make trolley connections.
Many people have gotten on a Rail
way oar," Mr. Boynton continued,
"with the sign 'Perth Amboy' on it,
thinking they were going direct to
that place. Only last week two
gentlemen, who found it necessary to
walk to the Woodbridge Creek bridge,
came very near losing their lives, by
drowning. In fact, one of them did
fall off into the water and got a good
wetting. The sooner these two trolley
companies get together, and stop all
this dilly-dallying, the greater benefit
it will be fcb the public."
In speaking of the company agree
ing to build its road Mr. Boynton
c.illed attention to the fact that the
ordinanoe save them three months in
which to begin work. Mr. Quinn re
plied that he had said before that the
company would start the work at
Mr. Connell asked if the oars could
not be run every 20 minutes instead
of every half hour, but it was ex
plained that if the service became un
usually heavy the company would be
willing to put on more cars.
At present the Raritan Traction
Company ends its line at the south
end of the bridge. They have a traok
on a private tight of way from the
north end to Boynton Beach |and last
season passengers were forced to
transfer and walk across the creek.
I The township committee refused the
' Raritan Traotion Company the right
ito cross the bridge.
A Simple Problem.
If one telephone costs $24 a year and
another telephone costs half as much,
what will the two cost you a year?
You must have both or miss some
body.? Food for Thought.
F.J. LARKIN, 867 8TATE Street,
will do plumbing, steam, hot water
and hot air heating on monthly pay
New Board Met in New Bruns
this Morning and Elected
( Special to the Evening News )
New Brunswick, May 13:? The
Board of Freeholders met at 12.30 to
day and reorganized, re-electing all
tlie old officers with the exception of
the office of solicitor. Freeholders
Peter C. Staats, of Dnnellen, and
Joseph Algair, of Sayrevillo, were re
elected and sworn in by Justice
Asbury Fountain was then re-elect
ed Director. The Clerk's Committee
had eight candidates for the clerk's
job, and they conld not agree. Mr.
Clayton was finally re-elected. David
Serviss was re-elected Collector and
had his salary increased ^from $1,800
to $2,000. H. B. Willis was elected
solicitor to succeed Peter F. Daly.
The collector's bond was fixed at
$100,000. Robert J. Dougherty was
re-elected Countv Engineer.
County Physician Dr. Carroll re
uorted 112 deaths in the county with
out medical assistance for the year,
84 of whom were killed by oars.
At 1.30 o'clock the Board adjourned
for a banquet and upon reconvening
this afternoon they will fix the aDpro
priation for the year.
Hebrew Association Entertainment
many Friends in Wilder Halt
last Night'
It was clearly demonstrated at the
ball given by the Young Men's
Hebrew Association in Wilder Hall,
last night, that the committee in
charge knew how to conduot soch an
affair. Daring the past week they
have been hard at work and they de
served great credit for the success of
the occasion.
The crowd danced to the music of
Morrissey & Nelson's orchestra until
6.80 o'clock this morning. The com
mittee in charge of all affairs was H.
Mendal, chairman, O. Polonsky, M.
Belafsy, S. Tillman, J. Rosenthal and
H. Kopper.
The officers of the Young Men's
Hebrew Association are I. Grosberg,
president; vioe president, Ph. Borack ;
treasurer, M. Leichman ; secretary,
A. Frankel; recording secretary, A.
A man giving his name as Harry
Martin, of 32 Grand street, Jersey
City, was held without bail by Re
corder Piokersgill this morning on
the charge of having assaulted three
little girls yesterday morninar. Mar !
tin, who was well dressed, carrying a
gold watch and a pooketboon with a
number of bills in it, was placed
under arrest by Deteotive Huff just as
he alighted from a trolley cnr at State
and Smith streets shortly after 10
o'olook last, night. Chief Burke snys
he believes he has captured a man
With a bad record.
of Merchants, Manufacturers, Corporations
A a a aiiiiIa of Merchant8> manuTaci
Accounts anJ Individuals Solicited
INTEREST PAID ON ) 2 per cent, on $ 500 or over
DAILY BALANCES ) 3 per cent, on $1,000 or over
Safe Deposit Boxes to Rent at Low Rates
Capital | Profits | Deposits ..$1,000,000
E. B. Walker Chosen, Commissioner Massopust Casting His Ballot In
Favor of the Republican? President-Elect Presented With
Large Floral Piece by Unknown Party? Teachers Get
Salaries Increased? Superintendent Shull
Mfkes Report ? Changes Made.
President Walker was re-elccted
President of the Board of Education
at a regular meeting of that body,
hela in the High School last night.
Commissioner Massopust broke the
deadlock. When asked abont his
action this morning Commissioner
Massopust. said he had become weary
with the criticisms and the way
things had been going in the board
and he did it simply to bring abont
harmony and for the good of all con
The Board held a secret session in
Superintendent Shnll's office during
which the teachers' salaries were dis
cussed. This was done before the
regular meeting. ' As soon as all the
commissioners had seated themselves
at the regular meeting Superintendent
Shull brought from an anti-room a
beautiful horseshoe of cut flowers and
placed it on the table before the Com
missioners. It stood over three feet
high. Hanging from the center were
two long white ribbons on which in
gold letters was inscribed "Congratu
late you President Walker. ' ' Presi
dent Walker was completely taken by
surprise and not knowing from whom
it came is at a loss whom to thank.
A News reporter made an effort to
find out later when he was only
assured that it came from no one con
nected with the schools in any way.
President Walker called the meeting
to order whereupon Commissioner
Massopust was nominated by Dr. Kit
chel and Commissioner Walker was
nominated by Commissioner Woglom
for president. The first vote was tie
and Commissioner Poulsen moved that
they take another vote. The result
of the second vote showed the Board
stood 4 to 2 in favor of Mr. Walker,
whereupon the clerk declared him
The regular weekly prayer meeting
tonight at 7.45, subject, "How We
May best Resist Temptation."
The semi-annual rally of the Baptist
Young People's Union was held in
the First Baptist Ohnrch at Trenton
The managers of the Baptist Home
fipoiety, of Now Jersey, met in New
ark yesterday to discuss the welfare
of the Baptist Home for the Aged
located in that city.
Simpson M. E.
The subject of the mid-week prayer
and praise service will be "Receiving,
Using, Abusing, and Accounting for
ont Talents. "
One Million Stations.
Through the" New York and New
Jersey Telephone ^Company you can
| communicate with one million sta
elected president and Commissioner
Kitchel was the first to congratulate
him. The congratulations went
around the room and the board then
settled down to the transaction of
Superintendent Shull read his
monthly report after which he rend
tha report of the teachers' committee
in whioh it was shown that nil the
teachers were re-appointed and thirty
eight of the total of sixty-one would
receive an increase in wages nest fall.
All those who now receive $43 a month
get an increase of $2, while S. H.
Lloyd and Miss Louise Runtsay get
m increase of $5 a month, and 0. A.
Sheppard, principal of School No. 2,
will get $900 a year or an increase of
At the conclusion of his monthly
report Superintendent Shall made
recommendations of amendments to
their rules and regulations which
were adopted. Thoy both related to
the qualifications of applicants for
the position of teacher. The first was
in oase the applicant is not a graduate
from a first grade State Normal School
or College and is without a State cer
tificate. the applicant must be a grad
uate from a school equal to the first
grade of our schools, a two years post
graduate experience and a course
grade percentage of 86. The second,
instead of taking in consideration the
length of service, competency and the
class they are in, the former and latter
are stricken off and a teacher is to be
promoted upon the qualification of
her competence to fill a position.
President Walker then announced
his committees as follows: Finanoe,
Commissioners Urbansky, Ponlsen and
Kitchel: building, Commissioners
Massopust, Ponlsen and Woglom;
teachers, Commissioners Kitchel and
Woglom; books, Commissioners Wog
lom and Urbansky; acconnts, Com
missioners Ponlsen and Kitchel, print
ing, Commissioners Woglom and Ur
Commissioner Kitchel introduced a
resolution whioh was .adopted, pre
venting the janitors from purchasing
anything for the schools in the future
without an order.
Mr. Southwick was given the floor
for a few moments during which he
gave the board an estimate to furnish
a cluster of 82 electric lights in the
center of the auditorium and to fur
nish the foot lights for the stage for
$90. A contract was closed to have
the work done.
A number of bills were ordered paid
and upon recommendation of Superin
tendent Shull a committee was author
ized to have city water run into
School No. 3 at Manrer.
High School Alumni Association will Give
Second Event in Auditorium.
Another musical treat, perhaps the
last this season, is offered to the pub
lic by the High School Alamni Asso
ciation tomorrow night. This is a
grand conoert to be given in the High
Sohool auditorium.
Following are those who will take
part: Miss Clara E. Farrington,
violin; Mme. Flavie Van Den Hende,
'cello; MiBs Mabel Pftipps, piano; Mr.
Lnonard G. Auty, tenor ; Miss Augusta
Farrington, accompanist.
The program arranged is one of the
best ever rendered here and it will
delight everv lover of music. The
talent is of the best. This is the
second event to be given by the alum
ni. Both are of the highest standard
and are thoioughly appreciated.
Real Estate advertising in the Even
ng News brings resnlts.
City Pharmaey
160 Smith. St
Ice Cream
Held Meeting in Odd Fellows Building and Talked over the Situa
tion ? Association was Re-orgamzed and Committees Named ?
Several Merchants Present who have Taken Stamps.
Little Interest Taken in Firemen's
Election in City Hall Last
The firemen's election last night
was a very tame affair. This was
doubtless owing to the fact that there
was bat one ticket in the field, the
candidates having no opposition.
There were seventy-one ballots capt.
Following is the result of the election :
Ohief, W. G. Comings. First Assist
ant, John Movlan. Second Assistant,
James M. Glenn.
The voting commenced at 7 o'clock
in the City Hall and lasted until 9
o'clock. The firemen arrived slowly
and the voting created little interest.
After the election, the new officers
tendered a supper to the retiring
Ohief, Louis H. Franke, and the fire
men. The affair was very informal,
not even a speech was made. The
new chief is receiving congratulations
A. A. Quinn Discussed Matter with News
Reporter Today? Work in Rhode Island.
Arthnr A. Quinn, of High street,
who is one of the walking delegates
of the Carpenter's Union, was in town
a short while today. For the last
week Mr. Quinn has been in Piovi
dence, Rhode Island, helping tn handle
the strike of 1,500 carpenters.
When Mr. Qninn was seen by a
News reporter, this morning, he said
that so far the nnion had been enabled
to get 900 of the striking carpenters
oat of the 1,600 back at work, and he
tnought by the end of next week the
whole strike wonld be settled.
In speaking of the Lather's Union
troubles in this oity, Mr. Qninn said
that although it was out of his juris
diction, if he conld hejn them in any
way he wonld be only too glad to do
it, bnt he thought that the bnilding
trades council would take care of that
trouble themselves.
Business Manager Feeney, of the
local Carpenter Union, is looking
after the carpenter trouble at the
Raritan Copper Works.
Dancing Pavilion being Enlarged and Fresti
Paint is Everywhere.
Sea Breeze is being made ready for
the season. A large force of carpen
ters and painters are at work with the
intention of having everything readv
for opening the resort at least a week
before Memorial Day.
Many changes have taken place
within the last 'few weeks. The
danoing pavilion has been enlarged,
the ^merry-go-round has received a
new coat of paint. All of the other
buildings are getting nainted. When
Joseph Fiigen, who has leased the
resort, was seen by an Evening News
reporter today, he said the place
would be rnn as a modern summer
resort and that no dancing would be
allowed on Sundays. Concerts by the
orchestra will be given on that day,
however, for the benefit of the people
who visit the place.
Good, Better. Best.
One Telephone is Good, would two
be better. If so, then three would be
best. Three telephones wonld be
rather a nuisance, wouldn't they?
[a . K J E i\ SE X |
Successor to J. K. JENSEN, ?
| 250 Washington St. Cor. John&toae |
There were [about 100 merchants
present at the meeting of the Mer
chant's Association in the Odd Fel
lows building last night. After a
long discussion it was determined to
continue the war against the intro
duction of trading stamps in this city.
The merchants were found to be
unanimous upon this point. There
were even some merchants present, it
was said, who have already been ad
vertised as having adopted the scheme.
Tfiey declared according to the report,
that they had not and, furthermore,
did not wunt to handle the stamps.
Those who have already taken the
stamps, however, are bound by con
tract to give them awav in making
their sales if the pubilc asks for them.
Mr. Reynolds, of Reynolds & Han
son, acted as chairman of the meeting
and Frank Hilsdorf was secretary.
The association was practically re
organized and a number of committees
appointed. Among these was a cen
tral committee which mav meet at
anv time to take action as the oooa
sion demands. In this all honorable
means will be nsed to defeat the use
of stamps as the merchants say they
are satisfied that the sentiment of the
public is against them.
The Chamber of Commerce will
meet in the City Hall tonight through
the conrtesv of the Board of Alder
men. The municipal committee will
name the streets they think should
receive immediate attention and it it
probable the Chamber will petition
the aldermen tha'ith^ it be done.
A Chance To Save Moaey. o. ,
If one telephone oonnects you with
everybody you want, why add the ex
pense of another?
soutiTamboy man hurt.
James Price had his Foot Mashed While
Working In the"Cat".
Special to the Evening News.
South Amboy, May 13:? James
Price, of Bergen Hill, had his right
foot crushed and later amputated,
above the knee, as the result of a
collision of coal oars in the cut on the
Camden & Amboy division of the
Pennsylvania Railroad last night.
Price was acting conductor on a
drill of cars that broke away from the
engine and ran into other cars on the
track. The force of the smash threw
Price under the wheels in such a way
that his foot was cut off at the ankle
and otherwise badly crushed so that
when Dr. Haines arrived upon the
sccne he found it necessary to ampu
tate the member.
Price showed much coolness. He
dragged himself from the cars and
later crawled to where his severed
foot lay and then asked where he
would get another ona.
New York In a Minute.
Telephone service to be of import
ance must connect with New York.
Card of Thanks.
Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Eishner
and son Herbert wish to ezpiess their
sincere thanks to their many friends
and neighbors for their kindness and
sympathy in our reoent sad bereave
ment. To the Baptist Church, to the
employes of the Tank Room of A. S.
and R. Co.. and their many friends
for the beautiful floral pieoes, to Dr.
H. M. Brace for his faithfnl care, to
Rev. Percy R. Ferris and Mr. Thomas
Burke for their last kind attention to
our beloved daughter Belle.
Mr. and Mrs. Kishner and son.
The Real Value.
The valne of Telephone Servioe is
in the number of persons it reaohes.
For real estate see page 2.
Our Headache Powders
cure every time; give quick re
lief, are safe to take; our cus
tomers say they are the best in
the city; 3 doses 10c; try them.
PARISEN'S Prescription Pharmacy

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