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I Jfertlf Amboi| lEimtutg Nma j
lstart new fight on railroad siding
Says They Are Breaking
Pledges Made to People
Last Fall
Purchase of Motorcycle for
Police Cause of War at
Meeting of Aldermen
Introduction of a resolution au
thorising the i>oli. committee of the
Board of Aldermen to purchase a
new motorcycle was the signal at
last night’s aldermanic meeting for
Alderman John J. Clark to open an
attack upon the other members of
the board for alleged extravagance
in spending the city's money since
the first of the year.
The fifth ward alderman charged
the board with spending money “like
a drunken sailor" and referred to
ihe police booth recently purchased
by the police committee and is now
being tried out at different street
intersections as a “glass house"
which is “a menace to traffic" and
not giving results.
“The record of this Democratic
Doaru mua mi nun jcui, aiuu
man Clark said, “will make flne
campaign talk (or the Republicans
next (all.
r i^'Laat October we went before the
people and told them we would use
every effort in our power to reaude
taxes. Are we keeping our prom
ise ?” ,
In opening his remarks Alderman
Clark addressed himself to Aider
man -at-Large Galvin. The fifth
ward alderman asserted that Mr.
Galvin went before the people last
fall on an economy platform and
promised to do everything in his
power to reduce taxes. Alderman
Clark said he spoke along similar
lines us Mr. Galvin.
"Now we arc simply creating sine
cures for certain favored members
of the police department.” Alder
man Clark declared. “The two mo
torcycles the department has at
present are not kept in operation.
Why spend the people's money for
another? It is like throwing money
"Are we going to show the people
that we are liars? I know what you
and 1 promised. last fall. How can
we consistantly vote for such an ex
penditure when we are pledged to
"An additional motorcycle is all
humbug stuff," the fifth ward aider
man continued. “We will be only
jittering to some member of the po
lice force. Take the glass houses
that are being placed along the
(Continued on sage I)
Crowds Inspect New
Vibrationless Motor
Have you seen the vibrationless
Oyna-Motor? If not. and you are
interested in the latest developments
in motor cars, you can spend a prof
itable hour at the Velle exhibit, at
93 Smith street, corner King street.
Free demonstrations of the engine
and car will be conducted for the
last time tomorrow, according to
Jos. Rourk. district representative
ror me tianana Auiomunue com-:
‘panv. who is supervising the exhibit.
Everyone Interested is invited.
The "Dyna-Motor" is truly a vi
brationless engine. Heralded at the
Mew York Automobile Show as a
Revolutionary triumph in motor, con
struction, it proved to motorists here
yesterday that it has a perfect right
to its reputation. Motorists who at
tended the early demonstration mar
velled at the smooth flowing power
of the "Dyna-Motor.” Standing be
side the hood it was easy to converse
without raising the voice, so silently
did the motor run at high speed.
Putting a hand on the motor, not a
tremor could be felt. With gears in
neutral and throttle wide open, the
engine simply purred like a dyna
mo on a concrete base.
By eliminating vibration the “Dy
na-Motor" reduces friction, increases
gasoline mileage and maintains per
fect performance under almost any
condition. As a hill-climber it is
said to be without a peer. After see
ing the demonstration you will agree
that It is a superior bit of machinery
—unlike anything you have ever
While Mr. Rourk has not yet
placed the local agency for the new
"Dyna-Motor" driven Velie, he pro
poses to do so before the exhibit
closes. The agency should be a
profitable one in Middlesex county,
as many motorists who have seen
the new motor have already ex
pressed their Intention of buying this
Mr. Rourk Is holding "open
bouse'' at the exhibit.' Drop in for a
#ew minutes tomorrow. It will be
MYERSDALE. Pa.. May 2—Three
trainmen were killed and a fas."
freight on the B. & O. railroad
wrecked at Falrhope early today
when the locomotive blew up. The
dead: Timothy Conway, engineer.
Connelaville, Pa.; O. F. Newcomer.
fireman. Connelsville, Pa.: -
Parker, brakeman, ITrsina. Pa. Ten
cars were thrown from the track
and destroyed by fire.
City Pays Final Tribute to
Former Police Head at Big
Funeral Today
Patrick J. Burke, chief of the
Perth Amboy police department for
twenty-eight years and widely
known throughout this section of
the state, was laid to rest in St.
Mary’s cemetery at noon today after
a solemn J.lgh requiem mass in St.
Mary's church . that was attended
ty a throng of people representing
the entire c.;ty.
The church was packed to the
... 1 . V. ,.,.,.*.1,. tnUn Imiarl
and respected the former chief for
so many years. Most of Ihem knew
him as a kindly and genial man as
well as an efficient head of the po
• ttce department, but whether they
knew him or not. all were present at
the church this morning out of re
spect for his memory.
Headed by Chief Niels J. Tonne
sen. who last year succeeded Chief
Burke when he retired, the entire
police department, with the excep
tion of the squad on duty, assembled
at headquarters this morning and
marched to the late home of its for
mer head ir. Jefferson street, where
the members viewed the body. Po
lice officials from outside cities. *11
of the prominent officials of Perth
Amboy and hundreds of citizens,
also filed past the body as it lay in
At 10 o'clock the police depart
ment led the procession to St. Mary's
church where the high requiem mass
was celebrated by Monsignor Will
iam P. Cantwell with Rev. Father
Shields, of Scranton. Pa., as decon;
Rev. Father Peter B. Corr, Eaton
town, as sub-deacon, and Rev.
Father John Larkin, as master of
ceremonies. Rev. C. Galassi, Rev.
Victor Kovaliczky, and Rev. Joseph
Czapllnsky were also in attendance.
The honorary pall bearers in
cluded Alderman Albert G. Waters,
John W. Kelly. Daniel Dwyer, Sr„
John Too Ian, Sr., James Gallagher.
Daniel Sullivan, John Gibbons,
Clarkson Dunham. James Mulligan,
Chief of Police McDonald of 8outh
Amboy; Chief of Police Patrick W.
Murphy, of Woodbrldge; Chief of
Police Patrick Kltey, of Plainfield;
John F. Reilly. Henry McCullough,
George F. Reynolds, Ferd Garret
son, Frank Dorsey and Charles K.
In addition of the chiefs acting
as pall bearers, the following out
side police officials were present:
Chief Thomas McGuire, of South Or
ange: Lieutenant John Tyler, of
Newark; Chief Michael O'Connell of
New Brunswick; Chief Willard B.
Hutchinson, of Metuchen; Chief
Harrington, of Roosevelt, and a
delegation from the state chiefs’ as
sociation of which former Chief
Burke was a past president and
senior officer.
Mayor nfiuiuu V.. '
entire Board of Aldermen attended
as well As City Clerk Arthur E.
Graham and a host of other promi
nent city officials and friends of the
deceased. The county government
was represented by Assistant Prose
cutor John E. Toolan, and County
Detectives Ferd A. David. William
Fitzpatrick and John Ferguson and
other New Brunswick people.
Following the high mass there
was a procession to St. Mary s cem
etery. where 'the body of Chief
Burke was interred. Tho line was
one of the longest ever teen in a
funeral procession here.
The Board of Aldermen in session
last night adopted the following reso
lution on the death of former Chief
Burke: ,
"Whereas. In the providence of
God, Mr. Patrick J. Burke, ex-chief
of our police department, has been
removed from us by the hand of
death, therefore, be it
"Resolved, That we. the mayor
and board of aldermen of the city
of Perth Amboy take this means of
publicly attesting our appreciation
of his reputation for everything
clean and wholesome, of his un
stained character and of the splen
did service he rendered our city as
its chief of police. He was devoted
to his work, painstaking In the care
of its records and faithful in the
performance of every known duty:
so that we sincerely believe that in
the death of Mr. Patrick J. Burke,
the city of Perth Amboy has lost
an esteemed citizen, a loyal patriot
and a true friend. Be It further
“Resolved, That these resolutions be
spread upon our minutes, and a copy
sent to the bertaved family .as a
feeble expression of our sorrow and
■ ■ —
Former Detective Wants
$573 for Time He Was Sus
pended in 1920
“Sand-bagging City” Says
Clark. “Let Him Tell Why
he Resigned.”
The aldermen now have before
them another back pay case for con
sideration, William T. Hartmann,
formerly a detective on the local
police force, last night putting in a
bl!! for $573.12 covering pay and in
terest which he claims is due him
during the three months he was sus
pended from the force in 1920. Ac
cording to his letter, Hartmann was
suspended on June 25, 1920. Hej
was acquitted by a jury following
trial, he claims, and was reinstated
three months later. He then resign
ed. He asks for $193.95 back pay
with interest, making a total of
Alderman John J. Clark referred
to this as "another attempt to sand
bag the city" and moved that the
letter be referred back to the writer
with the request that Hartmann give
the aldermen his reasons for resign
ing when he did. "We accepted his
resignation, but why?" asked Mr.
Clark. This suggestion of the fifth
ward alderman was acceptable to
the board.
Incidentally the police committee
last night recommended the pay
A.0 m t nor o a — ir.. „i
another officer who brought action
against the city for back pay during
his suspension.
Residents along Hommann avenue
had a petition before the board ask
ing for ashes in the streets, sewer
and lights. This was referred to the
streets and sewers and lamps anj
lights committee.
One petition signed by 502 resi
dents of the southern section of the
city and a communication from
Frederick L. Brown urged the al
dermen to purchase the gas works
property south of Lewis street if
it can be secured at a reasonable
price. This matter was referred to
the committee of the whole.
Mayor Wilson had a communica
tion before the board suggesting the
purchase of new additional motor
cycles and attached a letter written
by him on January 81 of this year
in which made the same recommen
dation. This was referred to the
committee on police and later in the
night a resolution was passed au
thorising the purchase of one new
The aldermen were notified by the
cierk of the freeholders of a con
ference to be held in Trenton at £
o'clock this afternoon between the
State Highway Commission, free
holders and aldermen on the Am
boy avenue improvement. A certi
fied copy of the resolution adopted
by the freeholders last week return
ing part of Amboy avenue to the
city was also received.
Three property owners on Cornell
street petitioned for the establish
ment of a grade on this street be
tween Brace avenue and Hall ave
nue. It was referred to the streets
and sewers committee. An ordin
ance authorising the issuance of
812,000 general improvement bonds
was passed on first reading. This
bend is to purchase machinery and
A supplemental debt statement
submitted bv City Treasurer Garret
son showed the debt at present to be
6.97 which leaves a working mar
gin of only .03. the law limiting the
total debt to 7 per cent.
The ordinance authorizing the is
suance of $50,000 temporary im
provement bonds for the construc
tion of sanitary sewers in the Le
high Park section of the city passed
on second and third readings as did
the $16,000 water bond ordinance.
The following resolutions were
passed: Authorizing police commit
tee to purchase fourteen inch car
riage typewriter for use of detective
department at cost not to exceed
$125; instructing street committee to!
advertise for bids on Lehigh Park |
sanitary sewer: authorizing street
committee to advertise for bids for
the collection and disposal of gar
bage and ashes, same to be received
at 8 P. M. (daylight time) May 15:
rescinding resolution awarding con
tract to paint interior of alms house
to Julius Sclblenski; authorizing
poor committee to advertise for new
bids for painting interior of alms
(Continued on page 2)
FOR SALE—Raritan Manor, highly re
stricted Building Lots. "Ask the People
Who Live There." J. Kreieleheimer A
Son. 133 Smith St. Phone 1314. Perth
Amboy. 13549—5-2-6f
under auspices of
At Junior Hall
Music by Sterling Six
Gents 50c Ladies 2 Sc
The Voice Of The People
In the event that the Public Utility Commission approves
! the railroad companies’ plans for elimination of the railroad
j crossings instead of the city’s plans, do you favor allowing the
■ railroads to proceed w'ith the work ?
Vote on the following coupon and return it to the News
Your name will not be used, but your coupon will be re
ferred to the Board of Aldermen.
Yes . :
No ..
Name ......-.
Address ....
‘•In the event that the Public Util
ity Commission approves the rail
road companies’ plans for the elim
ination of the railroad crossings in
stead of the city’s plans, do you fa
vor allowing the railroads to pro
ceed with the work?”
The above question, which ap
peared for the first time in the
"Voice of the People" feature of the
Evening News, has created consid
erable interest. Already replies are
being received by the "Voice of the
r People Editor," and from Indications
at this time it likely that almost
every citizen in the city will be heard
from before the week is over. The
reDlies are both for and against ihe
aldermen allowing the railroad to
proceed with the elimination of the
crossings under the railroad plans.
At the present time the majority of
the replies received have favored the
elimination of the railroad crossings
regardless of the plan allowed by
the commission.
Everyone in the city is urged to
answer this question. Clip out the
coupon, place an X before either
yes or no and mail it to the Voice
of the People Editor. Evening Ness.
[ It will then be turned over to the
Hoard of Aldermen and in this way
the governing body will get a clear
understanding of the desires of the
people on this important question.

Elizabeth Man Killed by Train
Escaped From State Insane
The mail struck and Instantly kill
ed by the Atlantic City express of
the Central Railroad of New Jersey
near the aiding of the Vulcan De
tinrdng Works at Sewaren Saturday
afternoon was positively identified
Iasi night as William N. Fischer, of
Arch street. Elizabeth. The identi
fication was made by two sons of the
dead man who came here after the
story of the accident had been an
nounced in the News yesterday af
ternoon telling of the killing of the
men and the finding of his mangled
body along the rails.
Fischer was sixty-nine years old.
and had been an inmate of the state
hospital at Morristown according to
the story told by the sons to James
J. Flynn, undertaker, whose charge
the body was given by Coroner Ed
ward K. Hanson.
Fischer had escaped front the
hospital Saturday moaning and it Is
believed that he was endeavoring to
get to his home in Elizabeth. It is
thought that he had purchased the
ticket for New York which was
1UU1IU (If 1110 |>utnvi UJIU ihmi "V
gotten out this way by getting on a
wrong train. In trying to get back
to Elizabeth by walking It he met
his death. One of the sons is em
ployed by the Central railroad and
was at the Elizabeth station Satur
day when the train pulled in and
was told that a man had been killed
at Sewaren. Idttle did he think at
the time that it was his own father.
The name W, N. Fischer stamped
on various parts of the man’s cloth
ing by the state hospital was the
best means of identification because
the body was horribly mangled. T’n- j
dertaker Sterner of Elizabeth took
the body home this morning.
LONDON. May 2 (By The Asso- j
dated Press)—The Japanese cabi-|
net, headed by Premier Taka-Hashi
has resigned for the purpose of per- i
mitting a partial reorganisation of j
the ministry, says an exchange tel- |
(gram dispatch today from Tokio.
Build a home at Raritan Manor tin,
ideal bomeaite, near Forda J. Kretel-.
ehetmer A Son. ill Smith St. Phono 1314 .
Perth Amboy. N. J. 13541—5-2-51’
All kinds or coat an a Gaa Rangel on
Monthly paytnonta F. J. Larkin. 141
McClellan St Phone 545-R.
10826—2-T-tt T. T. &•
152 New Brunswick Avenue
Will Be Open For Business
MAY *rd. I
Barthou Confers With Lloyd
George Before Leaving
Genoa Today
GENOA. May 2.— (By The As
sociated Press) —Vice Premier
Barthou, head of the French dele
gation of the economic conference,
left for Paris at 11:15 today for a
conference with Premier Poincare
and the cabinet. He is expected
back Sunday or Monday morning.
Before leaving he conferred with
Prime Minister Lloyd George.
The interview with Lloyd George
took place at the Villa de Albertis
an hour before the M. Barthou’s de
parture. •
Mr. Lloyd George Impresaed again
on his French colleague his view of
the desirability that a meeting of
the signatories of the treaty of Ver
sailles be held at the earliest pos
sible moment In some Mediterra
nean town. His reported decision
not to return before the end of the
week was in view of the states ol
the Russian negotiations, it was said,
as the Russian reply to the memo
randum the allies will present is not
expected before Monday next.
M. Barthou Is due to reach Paris
at 11:30 A. M. tomorrow. Before
leaving he answered the letter of M.
Tchitcherin in which the Russian de
nied the existence of military or of
secret military or political clauses
and declared there was no real rea
son why the most friendly relations
should not he established between
Russia and France.
M. Barthou in his reply voiced sat
isfaction at the letter and declared
the French government and people
were dissatisfied with the Russians
who signed the Brest-Litvosk treaty
and desired to maintain only the
most cordial relations with the Rus
sian people.
Cabinet In Session
PARIS. May 2:—The cabinet de
voted most of its session this morn
ing to consideration of dispatches to
Genoa. It will meet again tomorrow
afternoon at the arrival of M. Bat
thou at Genoa.
Poincare May Attend
GENOA. May 2.—(By The Asso
ciated Press)—Premier Poincare of
France may come here for ()it clos
ing sessions of the conference. Presi
dent Millerand's return from Africa,
will make it possible for the premier
to leave the capital and the question
whether he will join the other pre
miers will be one of the subjects ne
will discuss with M. Barthou. who
left today for several days’ confer
ence in Paris.
The most important question to
be talked over by M. Bartlrou and
his chief. It is understood, is that of
France's attitude on the non-aggi>s
sion pact proposed by the Britisl}
prime minister.
The most restricted development. Kan
t»n Manor, near Fords J. Kraielahstmcr
* Son. lit Smith 81. Fhona lilt.
See Opposition of Hudson
Leaders Against Union
Man for Governor
j Donges Latest Man Suggest
i ed for Edwards’ Running
Mate This Fall
TRENTON. May The slate
senate met here today in specia
session called by Governor Edwards
for the purpose of considering th'
confirmation of several appoint'
ments. The general impression seem:
to be that the appointments will be
For common pleas judge of GIou
cester county Governor Edward;
nominated Arthur E. Swackhammer
| Liemocrat. whose name was sent tc
I the senate before the legislature last
adjourned but was withdrawn wher
opposition by Senator Fooder. 01
Gloucester, made it apparent that
confirmation at that time was im
Joseph j. Summerill. Jr., Demo
crat, la named as Gloucester prose
cutor. Unwood H. Errickson. for
merly of Cumberland, but now o
Cape May, is named for the place
He Is a Democrat. Governor Ed
wards' appointments tor these job
were turned down before, it is com
monly assumed, in order that onl;
ad Interim appointments could bi
made, and that the nest governor i
a Republican might have a chanci
to appoint Republicans for the res
of terms.
Bui it is learned on good authorin
that at the last Republican confer
ence Senator Fooder. of Gloucester
w ho held up the confirmations, wa
told that such action would be taket
only once and that in case of a spe
cia> session the senate would disposi
of the business.
Senate President Mackay, of Ber
gen. and Senators Smith, of Passaic
and Bright of Cape May are. it i
understood, behind the move to con
Other appointments were submit
ted to the senate today as follows
As member of the State Board c
Health, Mrs. James E. VanHorne
Republican, of Trenton; Margare
McNaugbton of Jersey City an
John E. Guthrie of Newark, the lat
ter as a dental member; to be har
bor master of Jersey City, John J
Scully, Democrat, to succeed Cap
tain Joseph Ford, both of Jerse
TRENTON, May 2—"When wil
the Democrats pick their candidati
for governor? This question was i
live one here today among politica
observers who gathered for the spe
jcial session of the state senate callei
1 by Governor Edwards to name <
: judge and prosecutor for Glouceste
I county and a prosecutor for Cap
I May county. Whereas a week ago i
seemed that State Banking and In
surance Commissioner William K
Tuttle. Jr., was the choice for gov
ornor at the hands of the party lead
ers of the Democracy, with Mr. Ed
wards for United States senator, tbii
slate has now gone to smash, so fa:
as the first half of it is concerned
The talk is to the effect that Mr
Tuttle has not won the support o
the Hudson county organizatioi
n iiu.ii is a m j 14'. < vi ill ill'
selection of any gubernatorial can
didate by the parly at this time. Ti
show that the Tultle-Edwards' slati
has gone to smash it is but necessary
| to recall that about a week or twi
I ago the state banking commissioner
! when interviewed by reporters, sail
| that he would have a statement 01
his candidacy in about a week or tei
days. That period of time has ex
Pired and the Union county mat
has not said a word Indicating his In
tention to enter the race.
It is a singular situation in whicl
the Democrats seem to be placed a
this writing. There are nearly a hal
a score of prominent men in th
party mentioned as leading possibill
[ties for the gubernatorial honor, ye
not one of them has said that h'
would enter the race. The neares
was the announcement of Mr. Tuttli
that he expected to have a statemen
In a week or ten days. All the oth
ers have kept out apparently waitinj
to see what candidate Hudson count;
would endorse, well knowing that i
would be hard to beat that candidal
in view of the heavy support Hudsoi
could throw to him in the primar;
election should there be s contesi
After the death of Mayor Archi
bald. • of Newark, it seemed to b
generally conceded Tuttle wouli
be the choice of Hudson Democrats
However, there are evidences tha
something has happened which ha
alienated from the ranks of tb
i Union county man the support of thi
I county. Now that it becomes sp
1 parent Hudson is not for Tuttle somi
[of the other possibilities may Jumi
I into the race.
(Continued en page S)
[Building lots on easy installments. n
atricted property. Raritan Manor
Kratelahelmer A Son. Phone 1114 u
Smith St. 17441 4 1-W
dent Harding la to be asked by the J
senate finance committee represen
tatives to approve a soldiers' bonus
bill differing from the House mea
sure only in minor essentials.

First Day of Day Nursery
Campaign Is Successful for
Women Workers
Contributions received during the
first day of the drive for $2,500
started yesterday by the Board of
Managers of the Day N'urserv
amounted to $228.81. it was learned
today. Of the workers on the job
during the first day Mrs. Sidney Rid
dltstorfTer. canvassing on Smith
street, turned in the greatest amount
$115.25. The plan being used in the
campaign is to assign one or two
women to each street or designated
series ot streets so msi uie wnoic
city will be covered but effort will
not be duplicated.
The returns yesterday were as fol
lows: Mrs. Sidney Riddlestorffer,
Smith street, $115.25; Mrs. Glen
worth Sturgis*. Water street, $41.75;
’ Miss Katherine McCormick and
. Mrs. E. W'. Bedell, Market street,
■ $20.30: Mrs. Forrest Smith and Mrs.
i Fritzingcr, Gordon street. $18.35;
■ Mrs. Axel Olsen, High street, $18;
' Mrs. Ambrose Kennedy and Mr*,
i Ward, Elm and Oak streets. $12.18:
Mrs. Lucy Hulls, Jefferson street.
As yet the factories and fraternal
organizations have not been ap
proached for their yearly subscrip
tions. These gifts usually total up
to a large sum. however, and are
counted upon to greatly swell the
total fund. The campaign fund con
tinues until Saturday and each day
the subscribing factories and so
cieties are to be listed in the ac
count of the progress of the drive.
Meetings are held each afternoon in
i the Perth Amboy Trust Company
from 4 until 8 o'clock and subscrip
tions received by the workers dur
ing the day are deposited.
The day nursery is one of the best
’ known charities in the city and it
, is hoped that the people of Perth
Amboy will give generously to keep
[ I the work going. The Board of
Managers point out that if the city
■ does not give the necessary money
the work cannot go on.
The following workers have been
j added to the staff: Mrs. John Bit
ting. who will cover Paterson street
State street, from Gordon to Smith,
and Cataips avenue: Mrs. A. M.
‘! Myers. Laurie and Neville streets:
1; and Mrs. J. C. Peterson, Amboy
• avenue. Brace avenue, and Compton
, avenue. These women are not
’ ; members of the board but have
■ i merely offered their services during
| the campaign.
NEW YORK. May 2—Wilhemina
Mayo, alleged bigamist bride of Vir
ginius St. Julian Maya wealthy
' ! manufacturer. took the stand
. I against him today at his trial on
I a two year old bigamy indictment.
I She testified she married Mayo in
. 1904 and lived with him in Hartford
( and New Haven, Conn., until March,
, • 1915, when he showed her a letter
1 signed “Florence Weeks Mayo.*’
This was the first intimation she
, 1 iiaa mat Jtiayo oau auuuiei "uc,
. she said, and he denied it at the
( | time, saying it was a “bluff game"
i but she would have to leave the
i • state and go to her relatives in the
'Newark to ‘keep him from going to
! jail." Later she said she found
| i Mayo still was the husband of Flor
ence Weeks Mayo whom he had
1 married earlier in Scranton. Fa.
11 -
WASHINGTON'. May 2:—Appro
. ! priation of *1.000.009 for the relief
: 1 of sufferers in the flooded areas of
. the Mississippi valley was provided
[! in a bill reported favorably to the
. i House today by the agricultural
■ committee. The measure, introduced
' i by Representative Dennison. Repub
. f Hc4n, Illinois, will be rushed through
the House and senate leaders have
. promised immediate consideration.
Ust of Dead In Ireland
! | BELFAST. May 2 < By The Asso
ciated Press).—According to Bel
' i fast police returns, 148 Protestants
land 183 Catholics were killed from
! | July 1. 1920 to April 29, 1922. From
Januarv 1 of this year, to April 2».
the figures show flftv-one Protestants
: j and sixty-nine Catholics* killed.
1 I A postman was killed and his son
: I wounded when they were ambushed
! delivering letters in the Keaty dis
■! trict last night.
Criticizes Action of Aldermen
in Dry Dock Fight for
Veto of Special Council by
Mayor Overridden by Board
of Aldermen
Clashes between Aldermen AR* 1
U Waters and John J. Clark, both
Democrats, were in order at tba al
dermanic meeting last night, one
following close upon the other. After
quiet reigned following a lengthy
word battle In which Alderman
Clark charged extravagance oa the
part of the remainder of the board,
these two city fathers expressed
their difference of opinion on the
subject of passing a resolution oxer
the mayor's veto. This dispute be
tween the two aldermen resulted in
the meeting being adjourned antit
tomorrow night in order that tbs te
gai opinion ot v. u y Attorney a*eo
Goldberger might be secured to
straighten out the matter.
The argument resulted when the
aldermen passed over the mayor's
! veto a resolution naming Harry *.
I Modi net s as special con nsi 1
I city in starting certiorari proceed
I ings to prevent the Lehigh Valley
Railroad from laying tracks across
Washington street connecting lands
of the Perth Amboy Dry Docks com
pany. Aldermen Waters maintain
ed that with the passage of the reso
lution over the mayor's veto, the
resolution is effective. Alderman
Clark declared that it must be in
troduced and adopted to make it
“secure.'' This was done, it being
after the measure had again been
passed that Alderman Waters stated
he did not think that it was neces
sary and admitted he might have
been “caught napping."
The mayor's communication giv
! ing his reasons for ve'oing the reso
lution was read, it being as follows:
! “Perth Amboy. X. J. April It, l»Ii
t “To the Council.
"City of Perth Amboy.
| “Gentlemen:
“I am returning herewith without
i my approval the resolution engaging
counsel to make sn appeal of ths
decision of the Board of Public Util
ities Commissioners granting the
right to the Lehigh Valley Raiiroal
Company to construct four tracks or
sidiilgs across Washington street,
for the following reasons:
“1. It would be inconsistent on mw
part to approve such resolution be
cause of the fact that 1 approved
the original ordinance.
1 am also opposed to the en
gaging of special counsel in a matter
I of this kind.
i “3. Furthermore. I am in favor of
assisting the industries aa in the fin T
analysis it means the increase of
labor to the citiiens of Perth Am
boy. and if the factories are not as
sisted in matters of this kind, the
ultimate result will be that the city
of Perth Amboy will be black-listed
by other industries which might
have an eye toward coming here.
“4. From the opinion filed by the
■ Utility Board Commissioners I note
(that the principal ground ef opposi
| tion seems to be the possibility of
| the location of a ferry at the foot
of Washington street and also to the
I fact that other industries rnigh
i want to use the tracks on Front
1 street. In this regard I have this to
; say:
| "The board can readily ascertain
. whether or not the said ferry is
I coming to the foot of Washington
j street, and I would suggest the pro
j luce an ordinance and resolution t»
1 be served upon the holders of the
l ferry lease 10 show cause why the
' franchise should not be revoked for
i failure to locate a ferry at the said
I street.
“As to the use of the tracks by
other industries, you will notice by
i the opinion of the said utilities
I board, and as I am advised they
I have a right to do. that they will
control the use of the said tracks o
I sidings so that if other industrial
I care to use the said tracks the utili
ties board w ill provide for such ar
■ rangement.
“Furthermore. I doubt very much
whether the Lehigh Valley Railroad
Company would not be anxious to
increase its freight receipts said nat
urally will probably enter into an
agreement with the dry dock paoptn
that other industries along aasi
i Front street may use the said tracks.
“I cannot conceive of the raiWjMl
1 company making an iaoa-bdMM,
i agreement that no other inliatrik
could use the said track*
“In the first place, I do hot be
lieve the utilities board would ap
prove of such agreement, aad b» tha
second place, the Lehigh Valley
Railroad Company would not b
foolish enough to make such a kpt
“W. C. w$LbE
tCo tinuea a *>age 1)

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