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PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS
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★ Bible Thought For Today
LET LS GIVE THANKS:—Blessing, and glory, and
wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and
might, be unto our God for ever and ever.—Revelation 7:12.
PERTH AMBOY’S OPPORTUNITY
Elisabeth feels that Perth Amboy has "put one over”
in the matter of grade crossings. It will be remembered
when Perth Amboy first began an agitation for the elimina
ation of grade crossings during Mayor Garrelson’s adminis
tration, the Public Utility Commission gave Elisabeth the
prefarence over this city, declaring that the Central rail
road should abolish the grade crossings in the Union county
metropolis before taking up Perth Amboy’s claim.
Today Elizabeth sees Perth Amboy in a fair way to get
the grade crossings here eliminated first. On the supposi
tion that the fire truck tragedy brought the matter to a head
in this oily, the Elizabeth Journal says:
"Elizabeth is not waiting for such a tragedy to point the
way to what should he and must be done. Tho Chamber of
Commerce, hacked by oilier civic associations, is moving to
«ct an order from the Public Utility Commission lo the cud
that local grade crossings shall be abolished. A campaign
)f education has been started.”
It is quite evident Hint Elizabeth would not be disap
pointed if the conferences now on between Perth Amboy
ind tho railroad companies should become deadlocked, or if
court action should result tying up indefinitely the move
ment now so well under way. Elizabeth would probably
jump in and press her claim and the Central railroad, held
up in this city, might proceed with the Elizabeth problem
with the result that it would be eight or ten years before
anything further is done here lo give the relief that is so es
sential to the progress of (he city.
Perth Amboy wants the best bargain possible for the
city, but it wants, most of all, the elimination of the grade
crossings. The public Utility Commission is supposed to
look into all such problems from a disinterested point of
view and decide with justice for all. If Perth Amboy puts
up the best fight possible for the plans that she feels are the
most advantageous to her it is the best policy to accept
u’Knl finally’ aunPiiVAi'l hv I ho lililifv hnArrl
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If the present attempt to secure the abolition of the
grade crossings here fails it may be a long time before such
in opportunity comes again. When it is realized that it
takes several years to complete the job once the actual work
is started it can be seen what the chances are for getting
the crossing here abolished if Elizabeth, for instance, should
get in ahead. The officials or body of citizens who taka
steps to prevent the final plans being adopted will assume a
grave responsibility.
The continuation of the grade crossings here indefin •
itelv will mean a constant menace and an ever increasing
death roll. Perth Amboy can afford to put up with muoh
that is undesirable rather than have these grade crossings
continued.
CONCRETE IN OTHER COUNTIES
The attention of the Board of Freeholders is called to
ihe fact that the State Highway Commission has just ap
proved the paving of three roads, one in Ocean, one in Soin
erset and one in Gloucester county, with concrete. The
total cost of these roads will be about $380,000. This is
just a little more than the Middlesex freeholders are going
to spend on the roads of this county this year.' But here
there is not a mention of concrete. The product of the
patent pavement people only is considered.
With such excellent examples of concrete roads in
this immediate vicinity and realizing that they can be built
cheaper than the patent pavement variety, it is significant
that it takes ttie hardest kind of work on the part of the
property owners to get a concrete road laid. Melucben has
had experience along that line.
While there may be a question as to the desirability of
all concrete for city streets, there can be no doubt as to the
superiority or concrete tor country uiguways. uuuurem once
properly laid never rolls up into little hills and hollows with
a wave-like formation. Concrete, in wet weather, has just
sufficient roughness to give the driver confidence in regard
to skidding.
It seems a pity that with the county tax rate so high and
with the need of economy go urgent that the freeholders do
not make use of this opportunity to save the taxpayers
money and at the same time give (he county high class im
proved highways.
GET BUSY EARLY
It is a g toy to muke every week clean-yp week,
but it is not week that one can put the rubbish and
debric at tht and have it carted away.
This is one particular week in the year when it is
possible to i ae the clean-up worth while. Mayor Wilson
hag proclaimed this as “Gie&n-up Week” and city wagons
will assist the regular garbage collectors in going about the
city collecting anything and everything that may be placed
at the curb.
It behooves every resident to get busy early in order
that the heavy work may not come during the last day or
two. As long as the city authorities are co-operating with
the people the least that is to be expected is that the people
will eo-operate with the authorities.
“Clean-up week” properly observed will make Perth
y a better and more delightful place to live in.
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GOLDEN AGE OF NATIONAL
SONGS IS DESCRIBED
Dally Delter by Frederic J. Haskm
WASHINGTON. I>. C., April 28.—
Abundant evidence that a practical
ly lost art had its golden age in
America la available in the collection
of colonial muaic exhibited at the
Library of Congress.
The declining art is the writing of
patriotic and national songs. \Ve
have song writers to extol in light
vein the flapper, Broadway, prohibi
tion. and other modern topics. But
the serious, poet laureate type that
scents from afar an event of his
toric importance and produces an
ode in time for the occasion is lack
ing. So also is the composer to aet
the lyric to appropriate music.
Occasionally, as at the burial of
the unknown soldier, poetic talent
flames up in a blase of sonnets, odes
and blank verse. But most historic
events proceed unaccompanied by
poetic and musical compositions es
pecially written for them.
it was otherwise in the early days
of the republic. B-very second piece
of music in the Library of Congress
exhibit preserved from colonial Am
erica is patriotic, political, or na
tional In character. There must
have been a large set of unofficial
pests laureate busily scribbling in
the attics of Boston, New York and
Philadelphia, for no event of im
portance from the inauguration of
Jefferson to the death of Alexander
Hamilton went unsung. The lyrics
produesd were set to music by equal
ly Industrious composers and these
topical songs were sung at the occa
sion for which they were written, or
sung on the stage, or, sometimes,
thev were used only as popular par
lor songs They took the place, In
a way. of the current events reels
at the modern moving picture show.
One of the most interesting of the
historic pieces exhibited by the
Music Division of the Library of
Congress Is a copy of ‘'Hall, Colum
bia.” The music of this famous
song first appeared under the title.
"Ths* President's March," and the
Music Division displays a copy which
was printed in "The Gentleman's
Amusement” in 1794.
Hopkitunn Writes Classic
The stirring march became “Hall.
Columbia” when Joseph Hopkinson
wrote the words four years later. A
r.ote accompanying the first edition
of the song says that the words
were written for the use of Hopkin
son’s friend. Gilbert Fox, an actor
who wished to sing a patriotic song
to the well known air.
Before the vogue of "The Presi
dent’s March.” Philadelphia, New
York and Boston nodded their heads
and tapped their feet in time to the
now forgotten "Federal March.”
Thi* composition, according to the
cover of an old copy, was performed
in the grand procession in Phila
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delphia, the tourth ot July, 17** "
It was written for this independence
Day anniversary because a great pa
rade was being held in honor of tne
ratification of the Federal Constitu
tion by ten of the states.
The composer of this march. Alex- |
ander Heinagle. was honored by hav
ing George Washington attend one
of his benefit concerts. Washing- |
ton in his diary of attending the i
concert, and it is thought that this
prominent musician of Philadelphia
was engaged by Washington to tOOj!
Nellie Custls to play the harpsichord.
One of the piece* that Nelli* Cur
tis played and sang for the general
in the drawing room at Mt. Vernor
is in the Music Division exhibit.
George Washington is mentioned
frequently in the exhibit. Since he
was the most prominent man of the
time. Washington s opinions on mu
>!/. u«imint<■<] and remembered.
The comic op^ra “The Poor Sol
dier,” a copy of which l» lit the ex
hibit. is interesting today chiefly be
cause it was performed a number of
time* "at the President's desire
when he visited the theatre." The
deduction drawn is that "The Poor
Soldier" 'must have been a particu
lar favorite of Washington.
One exhibit, a book of handwrit
ten compositions, is open to a page
entitled, diary fashion. "Fancy Men
uet Dance before Oen'l, Washing
ton. 17#:." The composer of this
dance tunc was Pierre l.andrin Du*
port, who is said to have been the
accredited dancing master Qf society
in Boston, New York, Philadelphia,
Richmond and Georgetown.
Murtha Washington Figures
There is evidence that Mrs. Wash
ington shared her husband's fsme as
a patron of music. Another page of
Duport's music book bears the head
ing, “Fancy Menuit with Figure
Dance by two young ladies in the
presence of Mrs. Washington in
1792, Philadelphia.”
Mrs. Washington, like her hus
band. had songs indited to her. One
pathetic, and yet amusing, specimen
of the Revolutionary period is en
titled “Lady Washington." It begins
with flamboyant rhetoric, "Saw you
my hero? Saw you my hero George "
According to the song, Mrs. Wash
ington goes on to say that she has
been out looking for her hero. She
has “Inquired of every swain" only
to be told that the missing General
waa in the van of the battle. The
song ends with a dramatic line in
which l.ady Washington implores
the swains to return “my hero
George."
The conception of this emotional
song was certainly lofty enough, and
sincere. But it is a little difficult
for us to picture the dignified Xfrs.
Washington of Mt. Vernon going
about the countryside to inquire of
the swains if they have wen George.
Whether this simple ditty wag ever
performed before Mrs. Washington
or what she may have thought of It
unfortunately, not recorded.
One of the oldest looking manu
scripts In the exhibit Is “A Collection
of the best psalm tunes engravsd by
Paul Revere and sold by him and
Josiah Flag. Boston. 1864.”
The preface of the little old vol
ume closes with the quaint remark:
“It Is hoped, it will not diminish the
Value of this Book in the Fsttmation
of any, but may in some degree rec
ommend it even to those v.-ho have
no particular Reliah for the Muaick.
that however we are obliged to the
other Side of the Atlantick chiefly
lor our Tunes, the Taper on which
they are printed is the Manufacture
of our own Country."
In spite of the intensely patriotic
character of the early music of the
republic, almost all of the composers
were foreign born. The first native
bcrn American eompoaor, Francis
Hopkinson is represented in the ex
hibit by one of Ms manuscript song
books and a letter written by him
to Thomas Jefferson. It was ths
son of this Ffencis Hopkinson who
wrote the words of “Hail, Colum
bia.”
Composer a Statesman. Too
The fit at American composer was
ore of the signers of the Declara
tion of Independence, and his por
trait hangs today in Declaration
Chamber of Independence Hall.
Philadelphia. It shows a man with
a mild, idealist ip face, holding a quill
pea.
'Much of the music of the eoloaiat
composers has passed into historic
collections and- mueb into oblivion.
Tha march written for Jefferson’s
inauguration and ths national song
commemorating the Louisiana Pur
chase are forgotten. But a few of
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New tariff Increases the duty or
sardines, rood fish.
Numerous pocket* In sprint
dresses are a result of rolled stock'
IOCS.
Russia wanted to borrow enough
money to put bar out of debt.
It is easier to give advice than II
is to lend a hand.
Sometimes ws think Ananias wsj
a fisherman or a golfer or the editoi
of the first seed catalog.
If variety is the spice of life, the
weather man's life is all spice.
About the smallest thinr on earth
is a knot hole during a home run.
Health hint: Wearing a diamond
pin Improves the chest expansion
One fly doesn't make a summer;
but a billion make It pretty bad.
"Egg crop last year worth 639
millions."—news item. It will be
worth more than that when sold.
Every Saturday night the barbel
wants a law for daylight shaving.
Nowadays you can’t tell the
mother chicken from the daughter
If wraith was health bootlegger!
would live a million years.
This country has four-nlntha ol
the world's gold; but then we need 1(
for golf trophies.
Only thing green about some gar
dens are the men who make them.
If absence made the heart grow
fonder, nearly every woman would
iova her husband to death.
Lady Astor's saying It with
dowers.
Time hangs heavily on your hands
when you have nothing else on
•hem.
There is no society for prevention
of cruelty to politicians, because
rhey are not dumb animals.
Every air castle has a cook.
Tou seldom notice a woman’s new
shoes until she starts limping.
Life may sometimes be a pretty
hard problem; but don't give it up.
If Cupid is the god of love; /then
Stupid is the god of divorce. j
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those exalted outbursts of patriot
ism are still depended upon to in
spire patriotic emotion today. The
words to ‘‘The 8tar Spangled Ban
ner," written during the War ol
lfcI2, place thia famous song in a
later period than that covered by a
colonial music collection. The tune,
however, was known and widely
used long before. The melody had
been first called “Anacreon in Hea
ven." and a song called "Adama and
Liberty” had been sung to It before
Francis Scott Key wrote his set ol
verses.
’’Hall. Columbia,” both words and
music, survived this colonial era, and
is now an American classic. “Amer
ica" came later, but ita tune of “God
Save the King." borrowed from Eng
land. was a Drominent feature of a
number of popular songs In colonia
America.
Our most inspiring national songi
are souvenirs of this golden age ot
patriotic music. Today, composer:
and poets seem to have lost th<
knack of producing national songs
There is more demand for song:
about home, mother, and the girl
and the law of supply and demand
works just a» surely now as it did It
17»0. But some Americans believt
that the Great American nattona
anthem le not among these colonia
Jliecee, that It is still to be wriiter
n another golden age of patriots
137^,1840
j ELLEN YOUNG II
OUtlDII UK H.ll.L.*'
By Itulti Ix'lgb
Author of -The Human S1<1« of He- ll
tall Sulllns." "The A U C ul Ratail
l»«.” Ole.
"Yuu complain about the- careless
ne*o of your traveling salesmen in
writing orders,** said Eihit Young,
doctor of ealis. tu the sales mana
ger o. the Uothum Willow iurmiuro
uompaiiy. "Do you know Air t)pn. s
I be.leve moot salesmen don't know
that there is a right and a wrong
way to send In orders to icelr firms,
or to Handle ihelr own clerical work
that Is a necessary part ol sel ing."
' They don't,” g. Imly. "I know
that oniy too well. W'ouid you ad
vise me to send out a t ullelin to
them about it. Miss Young?”
"Yea. I'll suggest some things that
should go in it. Then, at heir next
tonvenlion. i would advise your
holding an informal discussion about
it, too. The first thing I would point
out,” began Ellen Young, "is -.hat a
large proportion cf the misunder
stnndtngs which arise between tbe
home firm and tbe customers are dua
to ihe failure or oversight of the
salesman to state things plainly in
his orders. I think every salesman
should He that all articles nn his ci
ders sbonld have proper numbers
and description* snould be exactly
Ihe same xs those used In the cata
logue from which the salesman sells
Ms goods. A salesman forgets, as *
rule, that orders are often prepared
by stock e'erks who have not n
thorough knowledge of the goods,
who H,c not laminar witn the ...
llous local or coloquial names of the
goods and who consequently do not
recognise these names. Numbers are
the thing to uae.”
"Gosh, that's ]ust the trouble, we
have. We can't get 'em to specify by ,
numbers."
'■Well, refuse to accept orders un
leas your men make them cut tn
that way. iteturn them to the man.
Then, there's another thing that of
ten makes salesmen careless In fill
Inir mi* th/>> nrilthov rot rsr»
lent. They usually write lo long
hand because stenographers are not
always available on the road. They
Tarry over work from one day to an
other. and then, in their hurry to
clean up ragged ends the ends get
all the rrsofe fraxxled. I would rec
ommend t» salesmen that they never
go to bed a single night without Bret
cleaning up each day's work of writ
ing letters. AVork of this kiud should
never accumulate.”
The sales manager nodded agree
ment.
"Then there are several short cuts
and direct routes that salesmen can
employ In handling the clerical part
of selling. They can answer on the
same letter sheet that needs a reply
(this often obviates explanations);
they can use a pencil in place of a
pen, If more convenient; they can
make their letters as brief as possi
ble: they need never wr)te unneces
sary letters; they can make carbon
copies of letters written to custom
ers on which they think the firm
should be kept posted. Any number
of short cuts will make the clerical
work of selling easier.”
"The Important thing is to get the
work done carefully and accurately
If these men on the road would only
realise that we, at the oAee, are not
mind-readers, that we can do and
understand only what we see writ
ten down, they would take more
care in putting in instructions as to
shipping, packing, billing and so
on.”
"IF—that's the point." agreed El
len Young.
"AVhat's your opinion. Miss
Young,” asked a young accountant,
"about asking for salaries or fees?
I never know what to charge. I’m
afraid of losing the work if I ask
too much, yet I don't want to get
any less than Is due me.” .
This is a problem that many peo
ple lo business often face, and Mon
day’s paper will contain a practical
solution by Ellen Young.
ness questions on buying, selling, ad
vertising. employment, etc. Ask your
questions clearly and give all the
facts. Questions requiring technical
answers will be sent by mail. Oth
ers will be answered in this calumn.
BUSINESS QUESTIONS AN
SWERED
Have you ever found any practical
solution to the problem of address
ing large mailing lists that lessens
the work of writing names and ad
dresses on the envelopes? I know
there are machines that do this, but
we cannot afford one just now, and
our list is not big enough to warfant
this expense.
I know thgt some merchants have
the newspapers set up In slugs the
names and addresses on their mail
ing list, and run off sheets which
dealers, in turn, paste on the envel
opes or wrappers of their circular
matter. This makes the work of ad
dressing easier, if a proper arrange
ment can be made with the news
paper. The problem is often solved
in the case of personally addressed
letters, by the use of window envel
opes (transparent faces),>*ut this, of
course, necessitates writing the name
and address on the letter and fold
ing it rroperly.
Copyright, 1922, by Public Ledger
Company.
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YOUR PRISON WALLS |!
Man, by mechanically stimulating his senses, is steadily
shoving away the walls with which nature originally impri
soned him.
The first men on earth could sec only as far as their eyes
would carry.
When the sun went down and darkness descended, or
when they entered a cave, their power of sight was almost
obliterated. To overcome this, man extended the sense of sight
by inventing portable fire—first firebrands, later candles,
kerosene lamps and now the electric light.
The power of sight has further been extended by the in
vcntion,of speetaeles, field glasses, telescopes, magnifying
glasses, camera and moving picture.
Tonight, for instance, you go to a movie and, in a news
reel, as good as see something that may have happened 12,000
or more miles away.
A telescope is being built, which, it is claimed, will bring
the moon within 20 miles of the earth.
Extending the weak hearing powers of the human ear.
we have ear trumpets, megaphones, telegraph, telephone—and
finally, the wireless.
Stand on a corner in dead of night and you cannot hear a
man talking two blocks away. Yet, using a peculiar artange
ment of metals and chemicals (radiophone), yon heat pkople
thousands of miles away as clearly as if they war* in the
same room with yon.
Man’s sense of feeling is being intensified by the strain •
of civilization, especially in factories and cities.
The bedlam of modem life is making us more susceptible
to pain, by putting onr nerves on edge. That’s one reason
we are not as “brave” aa the ancient Spartans. Nerve strain
frequently leads to Beard’s disease—neurasthenia, a highly
strung condition in which the patient is conscious of nearly
every nerve in his body.
in South American ports, it is said natives can tell, by
sense of smell, whether it’s an European, Negro or Chinese
that has alighted from a boat.
All men once were like that. Now most of us have lost
the sense of smell except for violent odors like limburger.
The sense of taste, too, is less powerful than of old.
Prospect is that man, when his civilization matures, will
almost entirely have lost his senses of taste and smell, with
the three other senses developed artificially t6 an uncanny
degree.
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plies strictly to Information. The
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troubles eor to andertelte eabaas
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Q. How tall lg Walter Johnson and !
how much does he weigh?—J. F.
A. Walter Jcbnaon, pitcher on the
Washington baseball team, is < feet
1 inch tall and weighs 206 pounds.
Q. Hss Alaska a flag of its own?
—G. K. O.
A. Alaska is the only territory of j
the United States without a flag.
Q. How far can a man see from I
the deck of a battleship at sea?—
E. W. A.
A. A mar. with normal vision can
see an object at aea level at a dis
tance of seven miles In any direc
tion.
Q. How do the farm wages of 1876
and 1620 compare?—O. E. F.
A. In 1876 faros wages with board
averaged (12.72 per month, without
board, (19.87, as compared to $48 (9
with and (84.95 without board ia
920.
Q. What la iodine made of?—D.
a.
A. Iodine la prepared from kelp
tnd from crude Chill saltpeter. Io
dine is a non-metallic element, iso
lated as a crytailine solid.
Q Suggest some good way to poi
son or trap crows.—W. Q. T.
A. The Bureau of Biological Sur- j
vey does not advocate the poisoning !
of crows for the reason that the
placing of such poison is apt to de
story birds that are more useful to ;
agriculture thun the crow is harm
ful. The same applies to trapping.
Crows should be shot. To protect
young chicks from being attacked by
crows, plenty of bushes should be 1
placed in the poultry yard so that i
Lhe young chickens can run quickly
to cover.
Q. Who will be the executive offl
eer at the National Rifle matches?
—J. F. E.
A. Col M. C. Mumma has been se
lected for the post of executive of
Dcer for the National matches.
f' ’ an I. O. r. collectible in law? ,
—T I.
'.n I. O. U. is prima facie evi
dence of a debt due the bolder of
the document. In this country It has
been declared negotiable by the de
cisions of some courta and It can
anywhere be sued upon as an ac
count stated without proof of the or
igin of the debt.
Q. Wha‘ 1* a "miner's inch" of
water?—E W. G.
A. One miner's Inch will irrigate
from 5 to 16 acres, the miner's Rich
equaling 12.960 gallons tn 24 hours
or almost exsctly 0 62 second-foot.
Q. In what quota are natives of
the Island ot Cyprus included for
immigration purposes?—8 D.
A. The Immigration So'vice says
that the Island of Cyprus is lnclud*
ed In "other Asia" In the quota for
the different countries. This quota
is exhausted.
Q. Do Americans eat more su
gar now than they used to?—J. M
S.
A. The per capita consumption
sugar yearly in the United States in 1
colonial times was about 26 P**(?s
At the time of the Civil War the
amount had risen to (0 pounds! and
at present the annual consumption
la nearly 100 pounds.
Q. What Is the largest island la
the world?—I. P. "i
A. If Australia Is designated a* I
continental Island. Green'and In the I
largest of the islands strlc’ly so
called. with an estimated area of
826000 square miles. New dimes
ranks next with an area of 301,000
square mllen. ■■
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