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RESIDENTS OF SEWAREN
TO 0R6E LEGISLATION _ (Continued from page one) Twelve of the Sewaren residents i present at last night's meeting \ol nnteered to go to Trenton next Monday as a committee representing the residents of Scwaren favoring annexation. Adjournment was taken with the understanding that all who possibly can attend the hearing do so. The bill as introduced by Senator White, of Atlantic county, reads as follows: An Act to ennex to the city of Perth Amboy, in the county of Mid dlesex. a part, of the township of Woodbridge, In said county. Be it enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of JJew Jersey: J. From and after the passage and adoption of this act that part of the township of Woodbridge, in the county of Middlesex, in this act more particularly described, shall be and become a part of the city of Perth Amboy, in said county of .Middlesex, so that the same shall be hereafter within the territorial limits of the said city of Perth Amboy. 2. That part of the said township of Woodbridge, to be and become a part of the said city of Perth Atn ’ boy, upon tho passage and adoption of this act is more particularly de scribed as follows: Beginning at Hie mouth or AVood bridge creek where tho center line ihereof intersects ihe westerly line of Staten Island sound; thence (I) along said center line in a westerly and northerly direction to a point v-here it intersects tho center line ol the road from Woodbridgo to Car teret also known as tho Woodbridgo Floosevelt road; then (2) easterly, along tho center line of said »V ood hrldge-Roosovelt road to where it intersects th© center line ot Cathe rine street; thenco (3) easterly, along said center lino of Catherine street, continuing along Ibis center line prolonged to where it intersects ihe center line of Cliff road; thence (4) northerly along said center lino ot Clift road to where it intersects ihe southerly line of the right of way of the Port Reading Railroad Com pany; then (r*) easterly along said right of way linn of Hie Port Read ing Railroad and line of two tracts belonging to Rich Vernon, crossing the creek at three places, lo a large branch ot Smith s crock; thence (U) along tills branch to the division line between land of the Port Reading Railroad Company and lands of tho Haddon estate; thence (7) »*onK 1"‘* division line easterly to tho 1 lat* creek; then (8) southerly along said creek to the division lino between land of tho Port Reading Railroad Company and lands belonging to Hines; thence (!*) along said divis ion line to a point in the westerly line of lands belonging HrO. s. John __ nni northerly along the division lino between lands ol O. »• Johnson und hinds of tho 1 ort Kea - In* Railroad Company lo a snail , reek which Is the division line be tween land of Jns. Winant and lands of the Port Reading Railroad Com pany; thence (11) along sad Wi ,ant's westerly and northerly lino ,o the westerly side of Staten Is and sound; then (12) southerly along said westerly side of Staten Island sound to the mouth of the WooJ hridge creek, to tho point ot place of beginning. 3. This act shall not become op erative until its provisions shall he . .. submitted to tho voters of the above described territory at a special clec lion to be held within tho aaM terri tory, and nt saicl election adopted by a majority of tho legal voters resUl T*'" W'within tho said territory on the day of said special election.. Said special election shall bo held witl^n the said territory within ninety days from the passage of this act ,and be tween the hours of six o clock A. M. ,nd Seven o'clock P. M. of the day Ixed for such election and at places within said territory, saicl day and places to be fixed by tho clerk of he township of Woodbrldge, in tho ounty of Middlesex. The clerk of Die township of Woodbrldge shall a use public notice of the time and place of the homing of the said elec tion, to be given by advertisements signed by himself, anil set up in at least five public place* within said described territory and published in it least one newspaper circulating therein, at least ten days prior to such election, and the said shall provide for Hie electors voting st such election, ballots to he print ed or written, or partially written and partially printed uppn which ballots shall be printed the proposi tion to be submitted to the voters, with instructions in the following 10 If Vou favor the proposition print ed below, make an X mark in the square to the left of and opposite* the word “Yes"; if you are opposed thereto, make an X mark in the square to the left of and opposite the word "No."_ J|| I f | Yes. | Shall an act entitled I “An act to annex to j--1 the city of Perth Am- j i boy, in tho county of j ; No. I Middlesex, a part of the township of Wood- | I bridge in said county," i I be adopted. I , 1___I If the voter makes an X mark in black ink or Mack pencil in the square to the left of and opposite (ho word “Yes," it shall be counted us a^ vote in favor of such proposi tion. If the voter makes an X mark in Mack ink or black pencil in the square to the left of and opposite (ho word marked “No," it shall be] be counted as a vote against such | proposition; and in case no mark shall be made in tho square to the! loft of and opposite the word “Yea”] or “No," it shall not be counted .as a vote for or against such proposi tion. Such election shall be held at the time and place or places so appoint ed, and shall be conducted by the officers of tho election district of said township of Woodbridge whose territory most nearly corresponds in extent to the limits of the said ter ritory above prescribed, and which conducted tho general election next preceding the holding of such elec lion in said district, but no special form of ballot and no envelope need be used by any voter at said election. Tho officers holding such election shall within two days after such election shall within two days after such election make a return to the township committee of the township of Woodbridge of the result of such flection by statements in writing and shall bo entered at length upon the minutes of tho said township com mittee, and upon its adoption by a majority of said electors, as afore said. and not otherwise, this act shall in all respects bo operative. A. Tho register of voters within raid territory to be used in the con duct of such special election shall ho prepared and made up by tho board of registry and election of tho said township of Woodbridgo which con ducted tlie general election next pre ceding the holding of such election In said township in tho election dis trict of said township of Woodbridgc whoso territory most nearly corres ponds in extent to tho limits of the foregoing described territory; pro dded. that said list, for the purpose of this election, shall be revised so rs lo include all and only such voters of said township who may then re side within the said described terri tory and for that purpose tho said board shall meet at such place or places within said described territory uu! at such time as shall be desig nated by tho clerk of the township of Woodbridgo at least one week preceding said special election. No lice of the time and place so desig nated for such meeting shall be giv en by the clerk of the township of Woodbridgc by posting notices thereof in at least live of tho most public places in said described ter- ! rltory at least live days prior to said meeting. Said meeting of the board bf regisry and election for the mak ing up said new register of voters jhn.ll begin at one o'clock 111 the af ternoon and continue until nine o’clock on the evening of tho day llxed for that purpose, and said board shall insert in said new reg ister the names of all persons who mo legal voters within said territory Ut the time of the passage ot. his act, and also in addition thereto the names ot those persons who shad appear in person before them and establish lo tho satisfaction ot the majority of said board that they are entitled to vote at said special elec lion by reason of being inhabitants and citizens residing in said terri tory or who shall be sworn by the written affidavit of a voter residing in said territory to be entitled so to vote. A separate affidavit shall lie required for each person so register ed by affidavit, which shall contain tho address of tlie affiant and shall he signed by said affiant, and on the following day one copy of said regis ter shall he mailed to the chairman ot the county hoard of election of Middlesex county, to lie filed by said board, and one copy shall be re loined for use of said township hoard of election at such special election. 5. Immediately after the state ment of the result of such election shall be made to the township com mittee of the township of Wooil liridgC, another eopy of said state ment, certified by the clerk of the ownship of Woodbridgc. shall be filed by him in the office of tlie coun ty clerk of Middlesex. C. This act shall take effect Im mediately. «-■ _—————■ IT ROOSEVELT Residents up in Arms Against Construction of New Oil Tanks ROOSEVELT, Feb. 28:—A con ference will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock between the councillorg of tills borough and the representa tives of the Mexican Petroleum Cor poration, at which time tho matter of flic construction of twenty oil tanks by the corporation in the bor ough will be settled. The matter was first brought up at the meeting of the council on Monday night when a petition was presented, sign ed by more than 300 people, re questing the borough to take some action in the matter. The petition was presented by Henry K. Golenbock, an attorney or Perth Anrboy, who represented the taxpayers. Mr. Goionbock stated that tho petitioners protected because of the danger these oil tanka would be to the vicinity, also that the board ow education was about to erect a school within a short dis tance of the proposed tanks and they would bo dangerous to the children, aside from these facts lie declared that the tanks were unsightly. James Patterson, superintendent of the oil concern, said he was anx ious to hav the work go on as delays were costly. He introduced John r. Connolly, an expert oil engineer, who said it was the idea of the oil corporation to farce anything on tho borough, and did not apply foi permits for tho erection of the twen tv tanks because there is no building code In tho borough. He spoke of thfeoil that is to be stored In the thetnks as r.ot dangerous or explo sive. . _, Mr. L.onn?i») misweicu quastions asked by councilmen and to'd c.t ti.e measures what had would bo adopted to protect the tanka In ca3> of fire or if struck by lightning. Mayor Hermann said that it was the dutv of t’.ic counci, to protect all in terest* here that they did not wish to antagonise the Industries, but the proi erty interests and life in tlie bui - SuBh must be protected iie urged that the matter b settled peacefully and requested representatives ot tht corporatlcn to mee t on February .i to go ovet the matter former Senator Thomas Brown represented the borough and urged th t if the company failed to stop wo/lc on the tanks until the matter had been settled *br the council to pa.ta an ordinanc limiting the fuel and .'xplosiv. - stored by local plants. Mr. Brown also recommended a building and restriction code. WOODBRIDGE LEGION POST TO CONVENE WOODBP.tDGi:. Feb. 23.—The lo cal post American l egion will hold mooting in the firchouao tonight at 3 o’cjaok, and all ex-service men ftra requested to be present. Com ma i der Joseph Deegnn of Pertli Ani ta and ex-County Commander Raymond White of New Brunswick, are scheduled to address the gather ing, the latter on the bonus question. Matawan High School Wins Two (■amrs The Matawan High School first and second teams defeated the At lantic. Highlands first and second teams on Geran’s court at Matawan on Monday, the final score of the games being 33-17 and 43--T. Both teams had little difficulty in registering these wins. Tomorrow night tlie Matawan first end second teams will travel to l.el onardo, where they will meet the | two teams from that place. i BumsteadsWonnSynip 1 BffGsasazgg cost of SANTONIN. It eontolne foil dose. Stood slstv »««’ tort;. *°ld every whero or by auiil. ««e * bottle. B«t. O. A. Voorhees. M. p^_PbUMrtghl#_ ! Have vour windows cleaned 'in Buildings, ! Offices. Stores and Private ItesideiKos By The Perth Amboy Window Cleaning Company lO'I BKOAU ST. PHONE 1#0< U. S. NABS MAYOR AS “WET” AID Mayor Joseph Hermann of New port, Ky., "has been seized by fed eral authorities on a charge of con spiracy to permit violation of the prohibition law. With him in cus tody under similar. charges are. his chief of police, the county attorney, county detective and two county patrolmen. The militia Is on guard at the Newport city hall and court house after a spectacular search of the building. The federal district attorney charges the seized officials knew the dry laws were being vio lated but failed.to net against vio lators. Hermann and his associates deny the charges. ALLEY EVENTS Wins the Endurance Contest Which Was Held Here Yesterday Howard Richards won the total pin and high score events in the eight-hour endurance bowling con test which was staged on the Ai gonne alleys yesterday. The event started at 2 o'clock and ended up at 10 o’clock. Richards’ high score was 233 and his total pin lull for- twelve games 2,233. Seven other teams were en tered in this event. Ben Jorgenson, also of Amboy, finished second in the total pin event with 2,182. Other scores follow: York, Roosevelt. 2.177; Gadck and M. Larson of this city, 2,109; Ed Slmonsen, Sewaren, 2,062; Peterson, Rahway, 2,055; llonnelly, Roosevelt, and Dolan, Se waren. 1,917, and Lambertsou and Hoffman. South Amboy, 1.864. Arrangements are being made for an important match of twenty games between Richards and Sea ton crack Elizabeth bowler. * DEFER NOTION FOR TODDY ON SOLDIERS’ DONUS WASHINGTON. Feb. 28—The sol diers bonush question was allowed to simmer today, the special commit tee dealing with the question of i ways of raising funds, deferring fur ther sessions until tomorrow. There was no indication when a decision would be reached, but some commit- i teemen said the bill probably would | not be reported out of committee this week or next. Sentiment in the special committee seems to be for reporting out a bill carrying a manufacturers and wholesalers tix similar to that in Canada, but lower rates. This It was said would be taken up when the committee resumed sitting tomorrow. This or any other form of sales tax | is Strongly opposed by approxi mately 100 House Republicans. ACTON 'POLICE new BRUNSWICK. Feb. 23:— But lew cases of minor importance will come up for the notion of the grand jt/ry tomorrow. However, the attention of the jury will be devoted on the question of rural police. It is thought that as a result of tomor row's session some action may be taken toward tlie policing or the rural districts of the county. 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Don’t Forget Tonight Washington Hall Hans Hansen As Poibpacker And the Irving Place Theatre Company of New 5 ork, in Die Herrn Soehne A Wonderful Play of Real Home Life 3 BIG ACTS All Seats Reserved at $1.65, $1.10, including war tax No Collection 1 Seats on Sale Now at Washington Hall, 2 P. M. Stage Outfit Through the Courtesy of J. Miller, State and Fayette St. LOUIS M. ORANAT, Manager M. *- -.mamwcmctuhe p.—-W I ^ jL Jnp mJmW ! MATINEE. 2 P. M. NIGHTS, 7 AND 9 __ | CONTINUOUS SATURDAYS AND HOLIDAYS, 2 TO 11_ I We Cannot Show All the Pitures That Are Made, So We Show the Best. Why Go Elsewhere? | (From Tuesday’s Evening News). Bandits Rob Man of $500 Herman llcder Held l'p In Alley of Home at 88 State Street. ^ Herman lleder. of G8 State street, one of the proprietors of the Dittnas and Crescent theatres, whs held up hy two armed men last night short ly before midnight and robbed of l $-190. Tho men perpetrating the holdup escaped immediately in an automobile standing at a nearby corner and no trace of them has, been discovered since. The suppo sition is that the machine was left, there by the bandits as a means of . escape and that they lay in wait i for Mr. Keder as he cHnm home ' from the theatres with the money taken through the box offices. THE BANDITS WHO TOOK PART IN THIS HOLD UP WERE NO FOOLS • • t They waited until the Ditmas and Crescent Thea ters were drawing record crowds before attempting the holdup. Luckily some of the receipts of the night had beeii taken by some of the other proprietors or much more money would have been lost. The bandits were wise to the fact that Is appearing ALL THIS WEEK at the Ditmasand is drawing the greatest crowds in the his- I tory of this popular theatre. It is the screen sensation of the year and has a cast of more than I 2,000 people. Thousands saw the picture yesterday and many were turned away. There are I only three days left to see this great production. I ALSO COMEDY, NEWS. NOVELTIES_ | -PI SOSn SAFE AND SANE for Coughs & Colds Thu syrup la different from all others. ^^Qyt<ljifhef^N^opiaur^JI5^evetvwher«^^ The Thor Ironer Turns Ironing Day Into Ironing Hour Be seated, touch a button, guide the clothes, the Thor motor docs the rest. Is The Thor docs flat work per fectly, of course. But it also irons with beautiful finish men’s shirts, women’s waists children’s dresses and ruf fled things. Lace curtains eoiue out like new. The soft, thickly padded Thor roll is the best ironing surface for embroideries. Let us show you Thor Ironer , results. Public Service GEO. GLASSER, Manager G R A IN D House of Better Photo Play* Continuous Performance—2 to 11 P. M. . — TODAY LAST TIME TO SEE “OYER THE HILL” * 4 COMPLETE SHOWS A. 2 P. M.—4.30 P. M.—6.50 AND 8.50 P. M. A ADMISSION MATINEE—CHILDREN, 10c. ADULTS—17c. EVENINGS—CHILDREN, 10c. ADULTS—20c.