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PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS.
VOL. fl NO. 294 PEHTH AMBOY, N. J.. THURSDAY, JULY 16 1903 SECOND EDITION ' MORE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE TROLLEY. IVoodbridge People Again Spend an Evening Talking- -Want to Know Definitely where the Road is to be Located and Company is Requested to file Maps at the Next Meeting. At the meeting of the town com mittee of Woodbridge, last night, held to discuss the granting of a franchise to the Elizabethport, Amboyand Long Branch Railroad dompany, the ohair inan told Mr. Quin, who represents tlio company, that the town commit teemen were willing to grant the franchise to the trolley company when they filed the proper maps and papers snowing the ronte over which they were going to run, and on condition that the franchise read the same as it did at the present time, also that this map must be in the hands of the town committee before the next meeting, July 80. The franchise was read again last night for the benefit of those who had not heard it, and after the reading the chairman asked if anyone had anvthing to sav in regards to^he matter. Mr. Valentine said he thought that all this talking abont having the trolley in Woodbridge should be Stopped and that the town committee should make the trolley company file a map to show over whioh route they really wished to go. He declared that as far as he knew, at every meet ing he had attended, the town com mittee seemed willing enough to do the right thing, but on the other side there is always something new, such as an amendment to abandon this and a hl that and it could all be ended at once by the trolley company coming forward and saying: "Here is a map of tne route over whioh we wish to go," and if they do this, which they certainly should, there is no question but what the franchise would be granted to them by the town com mittee. To this Mr. Quin replied that he did not think that Mr. \alentine was well acquainted with the oase as the new amendments had been added not at the trolley company's requests but by the town committee. He also stated that the town committee had in their possession the proper map showing the route. It was then ex plained to Mr. Quin that although the town committee had a map given thein by the trolley, so many changes had been made that it would be neces sary to have a new one. They then looked over the map very carefully and Mr. Quin said he would try and have a new one in their hands before the next meeting. Mrv Savage asked the committee why it was that a olause had not been inserted in the franchise giving the right of any other company to use the rails and power of the company on condition that they pay them for such use the sum that the present trolley company asked. The ohairman of the committee explained that such a clause had been inseited when the first fran chise had been drawn up, but that the trolley- company had fought so vigor ously against it, saying that they would not build the road if it was not stricken out, that the town commit tee finally complied. Mr. Savage declared that he did not see why any town committee should sign away the princpal streets of their town to a single trolley company for 100 years. He said there was no ques tion but what Woodbridge will grow and then when other trolley companies want to enter Woodbridge they will be barred. Mr. Quiii then explained to Mr. Savage that if the clause was again inserted his company would not build a trolley through Woodbridge because Rn NEW DRINK Kr UV ORANGE RICKEY l/V Cooling and Refreshing? Everyone Likes It. Parisen's Prescription Pharmacy, t it, for one thing, would not pay them and again, the trolley con^iany, with such a clause in its franohise, would find it very hard to get a trust com pany to bond it. Mr. Savage told the committee that his advioe would be not to grant the franohise to the com pany unless it was willing for this clause to be inserted. "And you can make up your minds," continued Mr. Savage, "that they will not mind a little thine like that, and if they do, there are a number of other companies who would like to come through Woodbridee. " The chairman said that this would then be taken up at thtf next meeting of the committeemen. Mr. Brown wanted to know if the clause providing that no greater than thirty-three school tickets should be sold to any child for $1.00, should not read not less than thirty-three instead of greater. It was Bhown that the way the clause read was all right, meaning, as a whole, that the ticket* were to be sold. Mr. Savasre then started a discussion by asking if the clause providing that in the failure of the company to oper ate its cars for a period of thirty days it should lose their franohise, would allow the company to run its cars onl> one day each month, remaining idle the rest of the time. Everyone in tho room was interested in this and they all awaited an answer. Mr. Qain said that this would be an impossible thing. Mr. Savage replied that a few years ago a man in Warren county built a railroad to carry his peaohes from his place down to the Lehigh Valley station and had a clause like the one in question inserted. When the peaoh season was on he operated the road every day. When it was over only onoe a month were cars run, but by doing this he saved his fran chise. This will also be brought be fore the town committee. LOCAL ITEMS. Herbert Eyerkuss, of State street, is enjoying a two week's vaoation from his duties at the American Smelting & Refining Company 'a plant. 0. Lee Stranb has given up his resi dence on Rector street, and intends going to Bethlehem, Pa., with his family in a short while for a stay of several months. Edward (JonnorB, of Locl/port, N. Y. , is visiting his brother, Thomas Connors, of Front street. Frank Pond, of State street, has gone to Connecticut. Jay Franke, of High street, has his left hand tied np, the resnlt of an accident at the American Smelting and Refining Company's nlant. August Faber has returned from Europe after a stay of several weeks. Miss Anna Dixon retufted to her home in Elizabeth last night after a pleasant visit with Perth Ainboy friends. Edward Curry, of State street, has a position with the Raritan Sign Company. Miss Katherine Anderson has re turned to her home in Jersey City after a pleasant visit withTerth Am boy friends. While at work at the Perth Am boy Dry Dock last evening, Superintend ent William Rankin was taken ill and is now confined to his home. McCLELLAN HOSE MEETING. A special meeting of McClellan Hose Company is called for tonight, A large attendance is desired. Real estate I Real estate! Read he bargains in speoial column on page 2. A - of Merchants, Manufacturers, Corporations ACCOUNTS and 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 LIBERAL POLICY THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK llO SMITH NTKKKT, PERTH AM BOY, N. J. Capital | Profits | Deposits .$1,000,000 HAMILTON r. KL4.N, PSMIOIMT 1 BABttYtOONABD CU?* ?I FACTORIES RECEIVING RUSH WORK. Settlement of Strike in New York is Felt in This City-Expect Plenty of Orders now. MEN ARE" RETURNING Henry Maurer & Sons, Who do Their Own parting in New York, Sending Their Horses Back to the City for Renewed Activity? Men who Have Been Laid Off Get Orders to Return to Work. Now that the great strikes in New York are Defag settled, work is pick ing np in Perth Amboy, Some time ago when tfae strike was on in fall force the Perth Amboy Terra Cottta Works layed off a number of their employes, but within the last few days nearly all of them have returned to work and they will soon be work ing overtime, it is said. The strike in New York tied up everything so tight that Henry Maurer & Sons, who operate the lar?e Maurer plant, had so little to do that they shipped nearly all ^their horses to their plant here and have been kept in pasture hereabouts until this morn ing when threo of the horses were shipped back to New York by the steamer "Quaker City." The hrm expects to have plenty of work from now on and all of the horses now in pasture will shortly be sent back to New York and put to work. At all of the other factories the work is commencing to come wi*h a rush and thev will soon put on double forces .to be able to "handle it at all. Not only are the factory own ers glad, but the employes as well, for it will mean a great deal more money for them. FOUNDATION WELL STARTED. Masons on St. Mary's New Church Making Rapid Pro gress in the Work. EVERYBODY PLEASED. The masons at work on St. Mary's new church have succeeded in getting the first layer for the foundation down. This is the part where the heaviest stones are used. Two more masons, making sis in all, are now at work and Foreman King hopes to rush things along. This Sunday when the members of St. Mary's congregation go to church they will have the satisfaction for the first time of seeing that the masonp have done some work and the place begins to really look like progress. crownTon EXCURSION. Joel Parkers from South Amboy Stop Here and Several Hun- - dred Get Aboard. TO ROCKAWAY BEACH. A large crowd of Perth Amboy people left on the Joel Parker No. 69 American Mechanic excursion from South Amboy this morning. The boat left South Amboy at 9.16 and arrived here about 9.45, landing at the steam boat dock. After the orowd from this city had gotten on hoard they started for Rook away Beaoh. When they land at the beach the crowd will spend nearly two hoars there. The excursion will return so as to land here at about 8 o'olook. ' * Estate column page a. PILING IS SLOW IN ARRIVING. __ ? Work on the New Bridge Delayed Somewhat Because Timber is Behind. stonesTnloaded. Barge Loaded with Marterlal for Founda tion are now Arriving and Mason Work Will be Hurried Along? Work Progress ing in Spite of the Delay on the South Amboy Side. The freeholders did not get to the new Raritan river bridge yesterday afternoon. They firsr went to inspect the Albany street bridge and spent so much time there that it was too late to oome to Perth Amboy. They de cided to come here on nest Thursday afternoon. The work on the bridge is getting along at* nicely as can be expected. The bnilders have been foroed to stop on the South Amboy side. The piling, which oomes from Georgia, has been delayed for the last week and now the piles are all nsed up bnt this does not stop work elsewhere on the struc ture. Yesterday ttie third barge of stone, which is to be used on the bridge, arrived. A gang of laborers is now at work unloading the stone, and as soon as possible they will be put in place. BILLIARD EXHIBITION. New York Expert Will do Things at Bloodgood Parlors To morrow Night. WILL PLAY A GAME. Prof. A. Harer, of New York, one of the expert billiard players known, will give an exhibition of billiard playing at Bloodgood 's parlors, Smith street, tomorrow night. First he will play a game with Rice or Rockwell, both of whom are well known in this city, just to show how the work is done. After that he "will show the crowd the game as it should be play ed. As this is the first timu that Perth Amboy billiard players have ever Had a chance to see such an ex pert play the game, a large crowd will doubtless be on hand. WILL VISIT KEYPORT TO MEASURE BOATS. Chairman Pierce of Race Commit tee Says Boats are Expected from New Brunswick. The Raritan Yaoht Club memDers are delighted with the way things are being gotten into Bhape for the power boat race, Saturday, August 1st. Sun day morning the chairman of the com mittee, Natnaniel Pierce, will make a trip to Keyport from' which very encouraging reports have come While he is there Mr. Pierce will Ineasure the boats which are to enter the race from that place. South Am boy and New Brunswick have sent word that they will most likely have boats entered in the race. Three prizes for winners with a booby prize for the last man in wilt again be offered. They will be pur chased some time next week and placed on exhibition in the window of a local merchant. The entries are still coming in and Commodore Evans, Vice Commodore Pierce or Louis RosBi is ready to receive the entrance fee. FINEST TABLE BOARD . .IN THE CITY. . ? - WORRELL'S SS.OO per week. 48 SMITH STREET. MEDICAL MEN HELD QUARTERLY MEETING. Tested Their Digestive Organs at a Clam Bake at the Packer House ? Menu was Excellent? Committees Appointed on Various Sub jects?Attendance Large and all had Enjoyable Time. FOR BENEFIT OF HOSPITAL. Entertainment in Music Hall To night Should be Well Patronized. EXCELLENT PROGRAM. The arrangements for the vandeville show for the benefit of the city hospi tal are completed and an evening of solid enjoyment is guaranteed to everyone who attends. The best of taleut, both local and otherwise, has been procured, and a glance at the program will remove all doabt from the minds of anyone who are at all fearful of not getting their moneys worth. In the first part are found, in addi tion to several vandeville Dumbert>, a recitation by Miss Mabel Mallins, and Chester Gillis will sing a certain popular coon song in his own inimit able way. In this part there is also a sketch entitled "Bill's Kid," the oast for which nnmbers three. The Becoiid pait consists of several vandeville numbers by out of town talent, an a one act comedy "Turning the Tables," by a cast of four. The committee have worked hard to make this entertainment successful, and it is to be hoped that a large andience will be present fur the hospital "needs the money." crowdsIre FOR SPORT. The Big Run of Weak Fish has Attracted Attention and Good Catches Continue. CITIES REPRESENTED. Today all the lovers of fishing are ont again with hook and line for the weak fish are biting better than ever is said. "Bub" Ward had a party from Newark out yesterday, they came back with about thirty weak fish. The fame of the fishing has spread and a crowd of the lovers nf the sport are in town every day. William Hartman took a fishing party out on the bay this morning in his launch Wilhelm. They expect to return home with a number of weak fish. A NEW LAUNDRY. Local Young Wen Start the Raritan Laund ry ia This City. The Raritan Laundry will open for business in this city and vicinity Monday. The new proprietors are William Hulsizer and William C. j Lydiard, both well known and popular about town. The establishment at 44 Fayette street has been undergoing j extensive repairs for some time, and much new machinery has been in stalled. An experienced man from New York city has been engaged to take charge of the plant, and a new laundry wagon lias been purchased. In con nection with the machine work all shirts will be ironed by hand, thus insuring great satisfaction in that direction. The general overhauling the plant has received, and the scale the busi ness will be operated on, makes this one of the beat equipped establish ments of its kind in this seotion of! the State and it will doubtless be a great success. The fact that two of Perth Ambov's young men are making this venture will win support and a large share of patronage hereabouts. Every effort has been made to give the best of service. For real estate see page a. The Medical Society of Middlesex County held its quarterly meeting at the Packer House yesterday afternoon at 3.30 o'clock. Eighteen members were present. The summer meeting is always demoted more to pleasure than business and yesterday's meeting was no exception. The members at once sat down to a regular Rhode Island clam bake, prepared nnder the careful eye of Proprietor Floersoh, the menu being as follows : Long Island Olams Salmon Chicken Sqnab Frogs' Legs Lobster Sweet Potatoes Irish Potatoes Onions Sweet Corn Watermelon The committee in charge of yester day's meeting was composed of Doc tors Henry, Ramsay and Brace, of this city. After the repast, the business of the sociotv was taken up. In addition to the routine businecs the following committees were appointed: Medical Ethios, Dr. English, of New Bruns wick ; Dr. Treganown, of South Am boy, and Dr. WilBon, of this city; Business, Dr. Moore, of New Bruns wick ; Dr. Riva, of Sontb River, and Dr. Lund, of this city; Special Com mittee on Ethios, Dr. Henry, of this oity; Dr. White, of South Ambov ; and Dr. Moore, of New Brunswick. The following reporters were also appointed : On Practice of Medicine, Dr. Mackenzie, of Metuchen ; on Sur gery, Dr. Clark, of New Brunswick ; on Obstetrics, Dr. Brace, of this oity ; on State Medicine, Dr. Spenoer, of Wood bridge. The next meeting^jrfiicitSttagpfl^Jfe October, is to be held in Metuchen. The committee of arrangements is composed of Drs. Dana and Macken zie, of Metuchen. The officers of the society elected at the April meeting are: President, Dr. William E. Ramsay, of this city; vice president, Dr. Francis M. Dona hue, of New Brunswick; secretary, Dr. William M. Moore, ofNewBrnnc wiok ; treasurer, Dr. D. C. English, of New Brunswick. OFFICIALS INSPECT THE NEW TUGBOAT National Fireproofing Company Men Visit Local Plant and En joy Dinner on Board. The New York and Pittsburg officials of the National Fireproofing Com pany, paid a visit to the local plant at Keasbey, Tuesday afternoon. They inspected the new tug and went over the plant. Refreshments were served aboard the tug at 4 o'clock. WEATHER. f?( * TCSH LINE >VJ KlMANL The forecast received at the local Sigaal Station is for fair and stationary tempera ture. The maximum temperature yester day was 78, and the minimum 68. HIGH TIDE. V