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TICKETS NOW ON SALE ψ COUNCIL MINtTES. Îroceodlnge of tlie Hoard of Aldermen of the City of Perth Amboy, N· J JULY 30TH, 1017. Adjourned meeting· of the Council of the City of Preth Amboy, N.J., held July lOth. 1917, adjourned from July 16th. The members present wore Aldermen Kelly. Hilker, Andersen, Clark, Jorgen ien, and Alderman-at-Large Crouse. Bids for automobile to bo used by po lice and building· departments were re ceived and opened as follows: Frank Van Syckle— podge touring car, F.O.B. Detroit $835 Dodge Roadster " 835 Ford Touring Car, " 360 Ford Runabout, " 345 Union Garage Co., Inc.— Sort 5 passenger touring car .... $755 ort 3 passenger roadster 755 The bids wero referred' to the Com mittees on Public Grounds and Build ings and Police. Adjourned. JOHN HANSON. JR.. ' City Clerk. 12895-8-16-lt * Pwewllngs of til· Board of Aiderai» of tho City of Perth Aiuhoy, If. J. AUGUST ltfTH, 1»17. Adjourned meeting of the Council of the City of Perth Amboy. N. J., held August 10th. 1917, adjourned from August 6th. The members present Were Aldermen Wilson, Kelly, Hilker, Andersen, Clark, Jorgonsen and Alder man-at-Large Crouse. Remark^ were called for in regard to the Farmers' Market. Mr. Henry K. Golenbock spoke in be half of the Merchants' Protective As ioclation of the City of Perth Amboy, iaiiuejtlng that tho markot be made triotly a one hundred per cent, far ters' market. Mr. Henry Toft, Superintendent of Weights and Measures, spoke in favor of three market days, and thut the farmers be allowed to sell in any quantities. . Mr. Andrew Wight, representing the Board of Trade, spoke in favor of a one hundred per cent, market. Mr. Thomas Brown, representing the tiucksters of the city of Perth Amboy, »poke in favor of allowing hucksters ipace in the Farmers' Market. A letter from the Perth Amboy Board Sf Trade concerning the Farmers' Mar et was received and ordered placed on Hie. Motion prevailed that the Committee of the Whole meet August 11, 1917, at f p. m., at Smith Street and the Central iailroad tracks to inspect the Farmers' Jlarket. Adjourned. JOHN HANSON, JR.. City Clerk. 12898-8-16-lt COUNCIL MINUTES. «■l ocrruingd οι ι ne uoaru or Aldermen wï the City of Perth Am boy, J. ΑϋβΙΓΒΤ β, 1917. Regular meeting of tha Council of ♦he City of Perth Amboy, Ν J., held ajigutt 6th, 1917. The meinbera pres ent were Aldermen Wilson. Kelly, lin ker, Andersen, Clark, Jorgensen and Alder man-at-Large Crouse. On motion the reading of the minutes Of the meeting of July 18th was dis pensed with, and the minutes approved $A printed. Λ petition from Joseph Rodzlnka and ll others for a sewer in Mary Street lra3 received and referred to the Coiu fhittee on Streets and Sewers. A communication from Henry K. Oolenbock In behalf of the Merchants' protective Association protesting ltgainat the conditions at the Farmers' Market, was received and referred to the Committee of the Whole. The following letter from Caldwell A lfasslicft: July 1», 1917. City Council of the City of Perth Amboy, Perth Amboy. N. J. Gentlemen: We have examined certified copies of the legal proceedings and other proofs Submitted to us, relative to the Issu ance and sale of $50,000 City of Perth , Lmboy, New Jersey, Municipal Electric 1 jlght Equipment Bonds, dated June 15, 917, numbered 1 to 50, both Inclusive; 1,'iOO. each. Ma t u rt mh in numerical or ler. two bonds on June 15, 1919, three >onds on June 15, 1920, four bonds on June 15 of each of the years 1921 to 1931, both Inclusive, and one bond on fune 15, 1932. Principal and seml-an ual interest (June 15 and December 5) at the rate of four and one-half per sntum per annum, payable at the of fice of tne City Treasurer. We hare also examined a specimen blank bond. We are of the opinion that such pro ceedings and proofs show lawful au thority for the issuance and sale of Said bonds pursuant to Chapter 252 of the Laws of New Jersey of 1916, and Hcta amendatory thereof and supple mental thereto, qnd that said bonds are valid and binding obligations of fald •ity. Respectfully yours» CALDWELL· & MASSLICH. *l»'as received and ordered placed on file. A communication from the Board of Harbor Commissioners relating to the buying and selling of coal, and sub sisting an ordinance to license and control same, was received and re ferred to the Committee of the Whole. An ordinance entitled '"An ordinance providing for the issuance of $5,000 Bridge Approach Bonds of the City of Perth Amboy, and the levy of taxes to pay principal and interest" was Intro duced, and passed on ftrst reading by the following vote: Tea—Wilson, Hll Iter, Andersen, Crouse. Nay—Kelly. MeasH,<*lark and Jorgensen not voting. I The Jomptroller having audited the following· bille: J Pny Noll* for Aug. 1, 10IT. Salary $2,351.38 i Police 2,257.70 I Streets and Sewers 2,117 00 Fire 667.60 Lamps and Lights « 335.00 Parks 230.75 Harbor 37.50 District Court . .. v 312.49 [Poor Police Traffic Sign & Signal Co. . Y. P. Therkelsen & Son Dunn Jewelry Co 'A. P. Dietche ' Joseph L. Klein Public Service Elec. Co. ... I Frank Neer Street» mid Sewers ! Lehigh Valley R. H Chris Johnson Geo. W. Still well John W. Olsen 1 Y. P. Therkelsen & Son ... Schantz A ETckert James Smith & Son ,J. E. Stevenson • H. Doris Standard Oil Co Perth Amboy City Market . —- —· - - Co. 40.00 j 2.25 15.37 13.50 2.00 2.59 8.84 j 17.70 I 11.66 ' 19.50 .50 IS. 90 60.00 68.63 12.78 29.40 7.50 3.15 .90 Martin Toft P. A. Hardware Co Adolph H. Koyeu Franlc Neer '·■· Wm. Clemensen Poor S. Jacobson Margaret Salmon C. Miller Nellie Sofiol<* Chris Johnson Ole Ν. Olesen ...... Jos. L. Klein I. C. Moore Co Jas. J. Flynn Albert H. Terhune G. \V. Fithlan G. W. Fullerton Math. Hanson John Thygesen N. J. State Board of Children's Guardians Y. P. Therkelsen & Son "W. H. McCormick Ar Sons ...» Alma C. Wlderetrom J. V. Shu 11 M. S. FI r« K. Fine Jens Madsen Chas. Rossi Jas. Smith & Son O'Hara Press W. J. Trainer P. A. Sale & Exchange Bazaar Public Service Elec. Co Wm. Clemensen Pub. Ground» and IluMdJng» W. H. McCormick Λ Sons, Inc.. F. S. Mead Public Service Electric Co. ... Contingent E. R. Noe Bond Buyer Stare of N. J. Dept. of Mu nicipal Accts Nellie Davis Stenography & Reporting Co. District Court W. H. Hoffner 55.05 ι 10.00 197.85 ι 2.35 , 145.00 j 74.00 I 12.08 3.00 32.00 70.00 18.00 8.00 24.85 18.00 9.79 80.00 11.15 42.80 12.00 211.41 1 29.50 10.31 28.30 20.00 20.00 28.30 ' 3.50 13.80 23.00 19.25 5.50 60.00 40.21 ! 375.73 1.75 2.50 35.69 52.50 7.70 15.00 , 15.00 ! 31.02 I I 15.00 I Robt. Toft 8.00 ! Printing nod 8teti(«i*rr Frank Neer 14.88 , Lnmpn and I.lghta Elizabeth Hardware Co 31.43 Standard Oil Co 20.75 Vacuum Oil Co 32.51 Fire Alarm and Police Call Sfitem Maint. Schantz & Rckert 35.15 Bridge .Approach John Cluney 63.00 Garbage Graham & McKeon 1.625.00 Parka Elizabeth Hardware Co 6 30 Ι Ρ Λ. City Water Nela M. Sorensen ,0S4 iTheo. 8 Brown .· 4 20 I P. A. Hardware Co „ |L. H. McHoh, Inc. ■■ _··.· - warrants werq orderod drawn for the several «mounts The following report of the City Treasurer: August 6, 191T. To the Council: Would respectfully report that the 1100,000 Water Bonds authorized by or dinance, were advertised for sale as provided by law. bids to be received at the office of the City Treasurer until 4 p. m., August 6th, 1917, but no bids were received. Tours respectfully, PERD. OARRHrrSON, City Treasurer, wag received and ordered placed on file. The following reports of the Street Commissioner: August 6, 1917. Smith St. Realty Co., Dr. To Ctty of Perth Amboy, Dept. Streets and Sewers. July 18, 1817. To replacing pavement 83 Jefferson St 15.13 A. B\ MUNOZ, Street Comm. August β, 1917. C. C. Christensen, 189 State St. Dr., To City of Perth Amboy, Dept. Streets and Sewers. July 20, 1917. Replacing pave ment at 236 Madison Ave $6.48 A. P. MUNOZ, Street Comm. New York Tel. Co., Dr. To the City of Perth Amboy, Dept. Streets and Sewers. July 25, 1917. To 400 wood blocks $20.00 A. F. MUNOZ, Street Comm. P. A Gas Co. To City of Perth Amboy, Dept. Streets and Sewers. June L 14 bricks 9 .70 July 1». For replacing pave ment Smith St 13.35 914.05 A. F. MUNOZ, Street Comm. Margaret Bun.ten. Dr. Τα City of Perth Amboy. Dept. Streets and Sewers. June 23, 1917. For replacing; pavement Water St. and Gordon sewer— 18 bags cement $11.70 18 barrows stone *-?0 10 barrow a eand 150 92 new blocks J.44 2 men, 44 hre 12.36 1 team, 2 hrs 150 $38.00 Jens "Rohr, Slmpkln, To Dept. Streets and Sewers. For replacing· pavement 220 State St.— July" 23, 1917" 8 bags cement, at 65c 8 barrosw sand at 15c 1.20 10 barrows stone at 25o 2.50 142 new bricks al 7c 9·°* 2 men, 16 hrs 4·δ0 1 team, 2 lirs 150 $24.84 A. F. MUNOZ, Street Comm. were received and referred to the Col lector of Revenue for collection, the amounts when received to be turned back into the Streets and Sewers ac count. The following report of the City Treasurer: - (Note.) By Chapter 240, P. L. 1917. which amends the New Jersey General Bond Act of 1916 (Chapter 252 P. L. 1916) a Supplemental Debt Statement under oath, in substantially the form annexed, must be made by the chief financial officer and must be filed with the clerk of the municipality (in the case of a county, with the clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders) prior to the passage of every ordinance or reso lution authorizing notes or bonds under that act, Including temporary notes and lK>nds, except an ordinance or resolu tion authorizing notes or bonds, (a) for funding, (b) for refunding, (c) for the supply of water, (d) for dikes, bulk heads or jetties along the ocean front. The amendment of 1917 does not re quire that any debt statement be filed prior to the letting of contracts, as did the Act of 1916, but it docs provide (Section 14, Subdivision j) that an ap propriation must be made sufficient to meet the cost of carrying out tho pro visions of contracts which are to be financed by notes or bonds under the act. and this in effect is declaratory of the common law of the State that a contract cannot be let unless provision la made for financing it. State pf New Jersey, County of Middlesex, ss: Ferd Garretson, being duly sworn, deposes and says: Deponent is the City Treasurer of the City of Perth Amboy, N. J. herein after called "the municipality" and tho chief financial officer thereof. The Supplemental Debt Statement annexed hereto and hereby made a part hereof is a true statement of the debt condition of the municipality on ihe date hereof and is computed as pro vided for the annual debt statement by Chapter 252 P. L. 1916 as amended. FERD. GARRETSON. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 25th day of July. 1917. JOHN HANSON', JR.. City Clerk. A. (1) The net debt of the municipality as stated in subdivision C of the an nual debt statement last ffieT is $1,450,688.51 (2) The amount by which such net debt has been increased is 40,849.93 (3) The net debt at the time of this statement is $1,491,538.44 B. The amounts and purposes separate ly Itemized of the bonds or notes about to be authorized, together with the deductions which may be made on account of each such item. Temporary Improvement Bond. Florida Grove Road Pavt. $12,000.00 Bridge Approach Bond .... 5,000.00 Total under this Item Β . . .$17.00U.U0 C. The net debt of the municipality af ter the Indebtedness to be author ised has been incurred la $1,508,638.44 (Note Add A and B) IX The three next preceding assessed valuations of the taxable real prop erty (Including Improvements) of f the municipality and the average thereof 1» as follows: 1914 Assessed valuation $ltf,149,198.00 1915 Assessed valuation 17,807,470.00 1916 Assessed valuation 17,760,639.00 Average of such assessed valuations $17,072,485.00 EL The percentage that the net debt as computed under Subdivision G hereof bears to the average assessed valua tion computed under subdivision D hereof is as follows 8.83 plus per cent Bupplemental Debt Statement ι for Municipalities Over Their Debt Limit. Note: The annexed subdivisions must be added to all Supplemental Debt Statements in the case of any munici pality over its debt limit, which for counties Is 2 per cent, and for other mu nicipalities le 7 per cent. (Chapter 240, P. L. 1917.) F*. Cl) Bonde and notes constituting part of the gross indebtedness issued and authorized but not issued, since December 31, 1916, whether paid or outstanding except bonds and notée issued in anticipation of tax revenues 1237,896.46 (2) Bonds and notée to b« authorised: Temp. Imp. Bond, Florida Qrove Road pavement .... 12.000.00 Bridge Approach Bond .... 5,000.00 Tot. under this subdlvlsion$254,896.46 G. Total deductions on account of bonds and notes stated in subdivision F $197.046.53 H. The rifet increased debt, i.e., the dif ference between the amounts stated in subdivisions F and Ο .,.$40,849.93 I. The average assessed valuation of taxable real property for the years 1914. 1915 and 1916 ...*17,071,485.00 I J. Tha percentage that the net in creased debt stated in subdivision Η bears to the average assessed valua tion stated In subdivision I Is 8.88 plus per cent, was presented and ordered entered In tho minutes. Λ report of the Comptroller on ap propriations accounts August 1. 1917, was received and ordered placed on file. A communication from the Central Railroad Company of New Jersey In regard to railway police was received and laid on the table. The Clerk reported that the Mayor had returned approved: Resolution to confirm certain resolutions of Water Dept.; resolution to borrow $25,000 for Water Dept.; resolution to contest matter of lower gas standard; resolu tion to Join N. J. League of Municipali ties; resolution to purchaso automobile for Police Dept. and Building Inspector: resolution prescribing form of $1,000 Market St Refunding Ronds, $ 1.200 Re fundlng Improvement" Bonds, $7,500 IConvery PI. Extension Bonds, $5,000 Refunding· Funding Bor.Je; $10,000 Sew er Refunding Bonds; $10,000 Fire Re funding Bonds (Series 2); resolution to petition Public Utility Commission in re Public Service Ji^req^lutloii to re fund to ° v ofnent ordlnanc^BPl Venue $7,500 Convei*^ypl. Ext. Refunding Bonds; ordinance to issue ίβ,ΟΟΟ Re funding- Funding- Bonds; ordinance to iseue $1,000 Market St. Refunding Bonds; ordinance to issue $10,000 Sewer Refunding Bonds; ordinance to Issue [$10,000 Fire Refunding Bonds (Series ι 2); resolution prescribing form of wa ter bonds; appropriation amendment ordinance; ordinance to Issue $100,000 Water bonds; resolution to issue du plicate checks for James Smith & Son; which were ordered filed. The following resolution by Mr. Hilker: Whereas, an ordinance has heretofore been approved to pave that part of Florida Grove Road lying within tho city limits of Perth Amboy and north of Amboy Avenue, and Whereas, the coat of paving the same will approximate twelve thousand dol lars. Now, therefore, to temporarily fi nance the carrying out of said purpose in accordance with Section 13 of an Act known asThe Pierson Bond Act, as amended, be It resolved, that the Treasurer of the City of Perth Amboy nhall lssuo and sell temporary bonds In tho corporate name of the City of Perth Amboy to an amount not exceeding in the aggregate sum of twelve thousand dollars to bear date August 1st, 1917, and payable August 1st, 1928, with In terest at the rate of five per cent, per annum, payable semi-annually on the first day of February and the first day of August In each year; said bonds shall be issued in the denomination of $1,000 each. Bo It further resolved, that the said bonds shall be signed by the Mayor and City Clerk under the City seal; said bonds shall bo In substantially the fol lowing form: No $ United states or America State of New Jersey City of Perth Amboy I Temporary Improvement Bond. Know all men by these presents, that the City of Perth Amboy, a municipal corporation In the County of Middlesex, in the State of New Jersey, hereby ac knowledges Itself Indebted and prom Is*» to pay to Dollars, In lawful money of the United States of America, at the office of the I City Treasurer in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, on the first day of August, 1923, together with Interest thereon at the rate of Ave per centum per araium, pay able at the same place on the first day of February and the first day of August I In each year. I This bond Is one of an Issue of like date, tenor and amount except as to ma turity, Issued pursuant to the pro visions of Section 13 of Chapter 252 P. I». 1916. as amended by Chapter 240 P. I*. 1917, to temporarily finance the cost of paving- of that part of Florida Grove Road, lying within the boundary 'limits of the City of Perth Amboy and north of Amboy Avenue to BTInsey Cor ner. and 1s authorized by a resolution of the City Council of said City duly adopted on , 1917, and ! duly approved and published as re quired by law. j It Is hereby certified that all condi tions and things essential to the va lidity of this bond exist, have happened and have been done, and that every re quirement of law affeatlng the issue thereof has been duly complied with, and that this bond is within every debt and other limit prescribed by the j constitution and laws of said State, and that the faith and credit of the City I of Perth Amboy are hereby Irrevocably pledged to the punctual payment of the ■principal and interest of this bond ac cording to its terms. I In witness whereof, the City of Perth Amboy has caused tnle bond to be signed by Its Mayor and Treasurer and attested by its City Clerk, and the cor porate seal of said City to be affixed hereto as of the day of , 19 IT, Mayor. City Treasurer. ! Atteste 1 City Clerk. Iwae Introduced, and adopted by the following vote: Yea—-Wilson, Kelly, iHUker, Andersen, Clark, Jorgensen, Crouse. Nay—None. The following resolution, which was adopted by the Board of Water Com missioners on August 1, 1917: ! Be it resolved. That the City Treas urer be authorized to renew a three months' note for $25,000 due August 7, 1917, at the Perth Amboy Trust Com pany, and that the Board of Aldermen be requested to legalize said renewal. C. Γ) BNKDEKHR I W. P. NOLAN MUOH TIMMBNS. wan Introduced, and adopted by the following vote: Yea—Wilson, Kellx Hllkor, Andersen, Clark, Jorgensen, Crouse. Nay—None. The following* resolution by Messrs. Wilson and Andersen: Whereas, Union Garago Co., having: offered to sell to the city a Dort car, 6 passenger, with all appliances and ap purtenances for the sum of Seven Hun dred fifty-five ($755) Dollars, and Whereas, The said Union Oarage Co., In opinion of this board, is the success ful bidder, Now", therefore, be It resolved, that the contract for purchase of said car be awarded to Union Garage Co. was introduced, and adopted by the following vote: Tea—Wilson, Kelly, Hllker, Andersen, Clark, Jorgensen, Crouse. Nay—None. The following resolution by Mr. Kelly: Wherft"i« Lot No. 10 in block 55 has ί been over-assessed for the year 1 θ 1 β, be it Resolved, That the amount of said assessment bo reduced from $85 to $Π0. was introduced, and adopted by the fol lowing* vote: Yea—Wilson. Kelly, lin ker, Andersen. Clark, Jorgensen, Crouse. Nay—None. On motion the Committee on Lamps and Lights was authorized to advertise for bids for an automobile truck and tower wagon of one and one-half to two and one-half tons capacity, said bids to be received at City Hall at 8:30 p. m.. August 20th. 1917. Motion prevailed that when the Coun cil adjourn It be to meet Friday even ing, August 10th. Adjou rned. WII.BUR LA ROW, Clerk pro tempore. 12897-8-16-lt 1 s To Compute Hours of Daylight. If you want to know how much ol the day Is dnyllght and how raucll darkness at any time In the year, double the hour when the sun set* and you will have approximately the number of hours of daylight ; or double the hour when the sun rises, and yoa have the hours of durkness.—Youtli'J Oompaulon. The Weleh Language. The Welsh language Is not closely related to the Irleh and Highland Gae lic, but is of the same branch as the ancient Cornish and Breton lnnguageaL P-bAli ρ L ey i η el THE READY-TO-WEAR SHOP ~ 163 SniTH STREET NEAR MADISON AVE. August Final Clean-Up Profit Sharing Sale Every Item Half Price All Our Summer Suits, Coats, Dresses and Skirts Even Less Than Half Price SUITS Suits were $15.00; at Suits were up to $22.50; at Suits were up to $28.50 ; at at at Wash Dresses were up to $7.95; at Wash Dresses were up to $6.50; at White Net Dresses were $16.50; at Wash Silk Dresses were 16.50; at $5.95 $7.95 Pongee Suits wero $16.98; $8.95 $9.95 at COATS Coats were up to $10.98; at Coats wore up to $16.50; at Coats were up to $19.50; Pongee Coats were $10.50; at DRESSES Wash Dresses were $4.98; ..$2.49 $3.95 $3.50 .$8.95 $9.50 at White Skirts were $2.98; at White Skirts were $4.98 ; £t Khaki Skirts were $2.00; at Striped Wash Skirts; were $2.50; at at Poplin. Skirts were $4.98 ; $5.95 $7.95 $8.95 $8.95 SKIRTS White Skirts were $1.98; 20 $1.95 $3.50 $1.25 .$1.45 $3.45 SPECIAL VALUES IN MILLINERY SILK DRESSES Regular Price $14.95 Special at $10.95 LEVINE'S READY-TO-WEAR SHOP 163 SMITH STREET ••An Old rirm In A New Mouse"