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BOAIR'D OF STREET AMD WATER COMMISSIONERS.
, (Official Proceedings.)
Tu<sSf*UNovSnbtr,!s,Of90cf^t^wo,*(2^o'cl^c£t r'Im.^a*er Commissioners held on
PresidenT'smfih™11 c‘UI-jCommiBsloneI9 Hauck, Heintze,
Nolan, Sullivan and
OPENING OF SEALED PROPOSALS.
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estimate op quantities.
Ab«ut €1# lineal feet of lS-inch vitrified
pip# newer .
•About 19 cubic yards of rock excavation !
About 2 cubic yards of concrete.
About 1 receiving basin. |
100 PER CENT. STANDARD.
Per lineal foot .. $1.
Per cubic yard . 2.
Per cubic yard . 4.
Eucli . Sa.
S£8g
or above atandaVdty’ ^ t0 fUr"lsh a11 materials and do ail work for S9%
*bov?standar<?ann°n offered t0 furlrtsh aH materials and do all work for S7% of
•f abEodv6asrtdandardC°Bl0n l° furn‘9h aI! materials and do all work for S4%
ion r^f0.?08.^?3 *°=^C0n»tr^u0nti>^,»sey^eoin Henderson street, from a point about
J?orth °n seventeenth street, to an 3 connecting with sewer in Henderson
6treet, were called for and none were preeen.e^
Received and referred to the Commi,ee‘on'Stree|s and Sewers
On motion, the Board took a recess for
6 minutes.
On reassembling all the members of the
(Board were present.
On motion the reading of minutes of
regular meeting held 'Monday. November
5, 1900, was dispensed with and they were
on motion approved as engrossed.
PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND
COMMUNICATIONS.
From J. F. O'Melia and others:—
Petitioning for thi* opening and im
provement of Clerk street, from its pres
ent southerly terminus to Wilkinson
avenue.
From Charles Hein:—
In matter of dirt dumped on Pamrapo
avenue by the Telephone Co. caused by
the erection of their poles.
Six (6) petitions for signs, etc.
Received and referred to the Committee
on Streets and Sewers.
From xneresa a. s. sneriaan:—
In relation to flags, etc., broken in the
construction of sewer in Hoboken avenue,
in Concord and Fleet streets.
Received and referred to the Corpora
tion Counsel.
From the Jersey City Water Supply Co.,
per Wallis. Edwards & Bumstead. attor
neys:—
Making fourth application to Board for
permission to acquire title and condemn
lands recurred in the construction of new
water works.
Received and ordered filed.
OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS.
From the Board of Finance:—
Transmitting resolution passed by said
Board November 7. 1900 and approved by
the Mayor November 9, 1900:—
Resolved, That the Board of Finance
herby concurs in the following resolu
tions adopted by the Board of Street and
Water Commissioners November 5. 1900, to
wit :—
That the contract for furnishing and de
livering fire hydrants at Pipe Yard be
awarded to the Cayuta Wheel and Foun
drv Company, at the price named ip its
bid. viz.. $24.95. for each hydrant delivered,
etc.
From the same Board:—
Transmitting resolution passed by said
Board. November 7. 1900. and approved by
the Mayor. November 9. 1900:—
Resolved. That the Board of Finance
hereby concurs in the following resolution
adopted by the Board of Street and Water
Commissioners, to wit:—
Ordering paid the following claims:—
October 30. 1900:—
J. C. Suplv Co.. $270.14. claim No. 322.
J. C. Supply Co.. $495. claim No. 323.
J. C. Supply Co.. $284.75. claim No. 324.
Jes. P. Hall Tncp.. $27.32, claim No. 73.
Heatherton Bro«.. $4.90. claim No. 82.
C. J. Munzing. $56 85, claim No. 68.
C. J. Munzing. $7.70 claim No. 70.
o. J. Munzing. $120.40, claim No. 69.
N. Y. & N. J. Telephone Co., 60 centc,
claim No. 107.
From me same Board:— ,
Horn Board of Street and Water Com
m’pp^nners:—
G^nt’emen—You are hereby respectfully
notified that the Board of Finance has
fi^cd t^p following amounts as the ap
propriations and limit of expenditures for
•**^ur Board for the fiscal vear, beginning
December 1, 1900, and ending November
30. 1901.
Very respectfullv,
M. F. KALAHER.
Clerk.
Board of Street and Water Commission
ers
For the payment of such contractor o**
ptrtrc qc «?haR he awarded contacts
for cleaning the streets, including clean
ing of asphalt streets, removing the ashes
and garbage of Jersev Citv. during the
fiscal year commencing December 1. 1900.
this anoronr5etfon is made for pavrnentss
under such contracts as shall be approved
by the Mayor an^ the Board of Finance,
and no notion thereof shall be used or
^xnondpd for any ourno^p whatever, nor
shall ar^’ o^orge be credited against this
item fo** work done or material furnished
tirip«p +he s^^p •shall he done or fur
nished 1o accordance w’th specificstions
prepared by the Chief Engineer and ap
proved by the Mayor a"d the Board of
Finance, (including salaries and i^cMon
taM . $65,000.00
For e’eaning sewers and receiving
basin**. +ho Board of Finance reserving
the rierh+ at anv tir^-p to h*ve the sewers
and rer*p^-Jnsr bas*ns of this city cleaned
bv enrtr'»~t. O’* contracts to be approved
bv the Mavor a^d Board of Finance, in
which no portion of this anpropria
tior: shall used for any other pur
pose whatever nor shall an’r charge be
created t°*raiust this item for
work tho~ao^te»* dnpc unless thft same
8hoi] hr. d~-»a fijrnishpd in accordance
with the s^^pi^cRtio^s prenared bv the
•Chief Rn-’T^r approved bv the
Mave** and Board of Finance (iroiurRnr
.$2°.000 00
Ptjhl’ ■* ~~ "d buildings. 7.000.00
■pr It'd . 2.000.00
R‘ar'n :r« to ’’p^p'-pd streets indud*
lur nr macadam
payeme^t o-d «p!arles. 7.000.00
Munir:!’'*’I lir-^+’ng. deluding salary of
Larm Inspector, advertising and
prin^’pp' . 140.000.00
District Cr*-»»*+ Rontais . 800.00
Ar’now salaries (including Signal
rnrns arm.'ii— rentaB. 2,000.00
Salar’*'-*® *** Engineering Bureau
see *ched”ic c. 22.520.00
PuppRes. Enr'!’’f'orir|e Bureau. son oo
Salaries, s»ee Schedule D. 15.220.00
Total .*282.340.00
engineering bureau.
Schedule C.
Ch'ef Engineer. $3.50o.no
A»s'stnnt to Chief Engineer. 2,400.00
Engineer of Construction. 1,800.On
Asistant Engineer. 1.500.00
Survevor . 1,500.00
Two (2) Draughtsmen (one at $900
an -’one at *1 500 . 2.400.00
Two 12) Assistants to Surveyor_ 1.800.00
One (D Assistant to Surveyor. 720.00
Two (91 Podmen. at $900 each. 1.800.00
Two (2) Chalnmen at $660 each.... 1,320.00
Two (2) Utilitymen, at $600. 1,20n.no
Two (2) Utilitymen at $480 each_ 960.00
Stenographer . 720.00
Clerk to Chief Engineer. 900.00
Total .$22,520.00
Schedule D—Salaries.
Five Commissioners at $2.00 each..$10,000.00
Clerk to Board. 3,000.00
Assistant Clerk to Board. 1.500.00
Stenographer . 720.00
Total .$15,220.00
Received and ordered filed.
REPORT OF THE CLERK.
Jersey City, Nov. 12, 1900.
To the Board of Street and Water Com
missioners:—
Gentlemen—Supplemented to report
heretofore made by me under date of
October, 1900, I would report that house
situate or. Lot 25, Block 1,273, Cator ave
nue, heretofore condemned for the open
ing. etc., of Fowler avenue, and for which
said house no bid had been made at time
of sale, and that the same has since been
disposed of to Charlotte H. Luck, at the
purchase price of $20. which sum has been
turned in to the City Treasury to the
credit of this account.
Very truly vours.
GEO. T. BOUTON.
Clerk.
Received and ordered filed.
REPORTS OF CHIEF ENGINEER.
The Chief Engineer reported certificates
In favor of:—
E. W. Cenlon, $500, on account of con
tract No. 1.249.
Edward P. 0,'NeIU, *1,000, on account of
contract W9. 1.237.
William Ormsby, lf53.71, final on account
of contract ffo. 1,236.
Charles O’Neill. $500. on account of con*
tract No. 1,227.
John Noian, $1,433.37, final on account of
contract 'No. 1,218.
Henry Byrne, $1,728.0S, final on account
of contract 'No. 1,1S7.
John No'.an, $211.67, retained percentage
on account of contract 'No. 1,157.
From the same officer:—
Submitting specifications as follows:—
For sweeping, cleaning and removing all
dirt, ashes and garbage from the streets
of Jersey City, from December 1, 1900, to
November 30, 1901; for furnishing illum
inating material to lighting, extinguishing
and repairing oil street lamps in Jersey
City: for furnishing Illuminating gas to
lighting, extinguishln, cleaning and re
pairing gas street lamps in Jersey City
from December 1, 1900, to November 30,
1901.
From the same officer:—
Recommending the appointment of W.
F. Fuller as one of the permanent nepec
tors, in place of L. Deutsehberger, dis
missed, and Stephen P. Yoe to act as in
spector on improvement of Orient avenue,
between Ocean and Jackson avenues.
Received and referred to their appro
priate committees.
PRESENTATION OP CLAIMS.
The following claims were presented:—
Jersey City News, $14.10, $11.40. $11.40, $12.60,
$13.80, $15. $12.30. $12.60. $16.20. $23.40, $18.60,
$12.60, $12.90, $34.20, $26.40, $25.20, $13.20, $22.50,
$22.80, $24. $8.10. $8.10. $9.60. $66. $58: Evening
Journal Association. $13.50, $12, $15.90, $23.10,
$12.30, $13.80. $10.80. $10.30, $12, $18.30, $12.60.
$12.30. $15. $34.20. $23.70. $24.30, $12.90, $25.50,
*22.50, $22.20. $9.90. $7.50. $7.80, $9. J. F. 1
Stewart Co., $5.48, $8.60, $8.84. $26.65, $4.45,
$18.95, $44.45. $6. $16.68; A, E. Nolan, $48.50.
$86.20. $54.55. $19.50, $8.35, $96: J. C. Supply
Co., $52.45, $210.93. $192.40. $368.19: Hudson
Coal Co., $421.51. $10.50, $SS1.99, $315.53, $315.35;
Hudson County Gas Co., $12.32, $5.28; Geo.
Wehrenberg. $105; Theo. Smith & Sons Co..
$438.24; Standard Wood Turning Co., $2.50;
James P. 'Hail, Incp.. $40.63; William H.
White, $204; Ernest Ohland. $2.50; A. J.
Boyle, $100; Louis Hoehl, $62: John F.
Walker. $51. $30; 'Henry W. Moser. $108;
People's Light and Power Co., of Newark.
$5.33: John Wright. $99: Fagan Iron
Works. $12: V. C. Seals, $138; Joseph Seals,
$36; William 'H. Peckham, $100; payroll,
laying and repairing water pipe, $3,617.25.
Received and referred to their appro
priate committees.
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMIT- !
TEES.
The Committee on Streets and Sewers
reported on certificates of Chief Engineer
in favor of:—
E. W. Conlon, $500, on account of con
tract No. 1 249.
E. P. O’Neill, $1,000, on account of con
tract No. 1,227.
Wm. Ormsby, $953.71, final, on account
of contract No. 1,236.
Chas. O’Neill, $500, on account of con
tract No. 1.227.
John Nolan. $1,433.37, final, on account
of contract No. 1.218.
Henry Byrne, $1,728.08, final, on account
of contract No. 1.187.
John Nolan, $211.67, retained percentage,
on account of contract No. 1.159.
Also on claims of A. F. Roe, $57; John
Manning, $81: M. McCarron. SSI; J. J.
Gleason. $78; Fred Roeder, $27: John Rowe.
$27; P. Kelleher, $90; Thos. Quirk, $81, as
correct.
From the same committee:—■
Reporting on application of J. F.
O’Melia and others for the opening of
Clerk street, from its present southerly
terminus to Wilkinson avenue, and for
the improvement of Clerk street, from
Myrtle avenue to Wilkinson avenue: and
six (6) petitions for signs, etc., favorable.
The reports were accepted.
The Committee on Municipal Lighting
reported on claim of John Boyd, $17.40, as
correct.
The report was accepted.
The Committee on Pumping and Reser
voirs reported on claims of J. C. Supply
Co.. $21.66, $49.21; M. Kearney. $46.50: F.
Pattberg & Co.. $13.97. $74.84: Hudson
County Gas Co., $10.S9; Theo. Smith &
Sons Co.. $85.10; J. P. Hall. incp.. $11.48;
Hudson Coal Co.. $349.08, $335.26; E. A.
Dugan, $22.63, as correct.
The reports were accepted.
The Committee on Assessments and Ex
tensions reported on claims of J. M.
Hughes & Sons, $25: J. C. Supply Co.,
$427.38; Wm. H. Peckham, $100, as cor
rect.
The reports were- accepted.
MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.
The Committee on Streets and Sewers
presented the following:—
Resolved, That the report of the Com
mittee on Streets and Sewers, upon the
application in writing of J. F. O’Melia
and others, presented to this Board on
the 13th day of November, 1900, for the
opening of Clerk street from its present
southerly terminus to Wilkinson avenue,
and for the improvement of Clerk street
from Myrtle avenue to Wilkinson avenue,
in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 289 of the Laws of 1895, be and
the same is hereby accepted by this
JBoard, which hereby declares that it fav
ors the making of said improvement, and
the said matter be and the same is here
by referred to the Commissioners of As
sessment and Chief Engineer, he being
a discreet, surveyor not interested In said
improvement for procedure according to
law: and that when said Chief Engineer
shall have filed with this Board specifica
tions describing the location and charac
ter of such improvement, together with
an estimate of the quantity and kind of
excavation and filling and amount of work
to be done and of the materials to be
furnished for the proper making and
completion of the safid improvement, and
the same shall have been adopted, the
Clerk of this Board is hereby directed to
advertise for proposals for doing such
work and furnishing such materials in
the manner and for the length of time
required by law.
Resolved, That the contract for the con
struction of a sewer In Logan avenue,
from a point about 275 feet east of Bryant,
avenue to Bryant avenue, and in Bryant
avenue from Logan avenue to and con
necting with the sewer in Sip avenue,
conformably to the provisions of phapter
217 of the Laws of 1895, be awarded to
K. W. Conlon at the prices nam»d in his
bid. namely. 84% of the standard, he be
ing the lowest bidder for the whole work,
unless at or before the time to be fixed
to hear parties in relation thereto, a re
monstrance against the said improvement
shall be presented to the Board of Street
and Water Commissioners, signed by the
owners of property liable to more than
one-half the assessment therefor, or if.
in the opinion of said Board, a sufficient
reason has not been presented for stop
ping said improvement:
Resolved. That the Commissioners of
Assessment, with the aid and assistance
of the Bureau of Survey, be and are
hereby directed to make and file in the
office of the Clerk of this Board, a pre
liminary sketch based upon this award
of contract and showing the amount of
materials estimated as necessary to com
plete said improvement, the probable
total cost of said improvement and the
probable amount to be assessed on prop
erty specially benefited thereby, and that
when said man shall have been so pre- •
pared and filed the Clerk of this Board 1
is hereby directed to give such Public no
tice of hearing to be thereafter given
thereon as is required by the provisions
of the act heretofore cited.
Resolved. That the work under contract
No,- L187, for the improvement of Arm
strong avenue, formerly Walker avenue.
tom Ocean to (Bergen avenues, by Henry
Byrne, contractor, be and the same Is
hereby accepted as completed, ami that
the Chief Engineer be and is hereby di
rected to flle with the Commissioners of
Assessment a statement showing the en
tire cost of said improvement, ana that
thereupon said Commissioners of Assess
ment shall proceed to prepare and sub
mit an assessment map and report for
said improvement, conformably to the
provisions of Section 5 of Chapter 217 of
the Laws of 1S95.
Resolved, That the work under contract
No. 1,218, for the improvement of Ferry
street (widening, etc.), from Palisade ave
nue to a point 102 feet west of Sherman
avenue, by John Nolan, contractor; be and
the same is hereby accepted as complet
ed, and that the Chief Engineer be and
is hereby directed to tile with the Com
missioners of Assessment a statement
showing'the entire cost of said improve
ment, and that thereupon said Commis
sioners of Assessment shall proceed to
prepare and submit an assessment map
and report for said improvement, con
formably to the provisions of Section ti of
Chapter 2S9 of the Laws of 1S95.
Resolved. That the work under contract
No. 1.23fi, Apr the improvement of Lienau
place, from Prospect street to Booraem
avenue, by William Ormsby, contractor,
be and the same is hereby accepted as
completed, and that the Chief Engineer
be and is hereby directed to file with
the Commissioners of Assessment a state
ment showing the entire cost of said im
provement, and that thereupon said Com
missioners of Assessment shall proceed to
prepare and submit an assessment map
and report for said improvement, con
formably to the provisions of Section 5
of Chapter 217 of the Laws of 1S95. __
Resolved, That the Chief Engineer of
this Board be and is hereby directed to
examine into and resubmit specifications
for the construction of a sewer in Hen
derson street from a point about 190 feet
north of Seventeenth street, to and con
necting with sewer in Henderson street
at Seventeenth street, and that when such
specifications shall be resubmitted and
adopted the Clerk" of this Board is hereby
directed to readvertise for proposals in
accordance therewith.
Resolved, That the foreman over street
cleaning squad he and is hereby directed
to cause to be removed any or all obstruc
tions existing on Custer avenue between
Old Bergen Road and Hudson Boulevard.
Resolved, That W. F. Fuller be and id
hereby appointed as permanent inspector
on street and sewer improvements at a
salary of J3 per day when engaged (vice
L. Deutschberger hereby dismissed).
Resolved. That the designation by the
Chief Engineer made to this Board on this
date of Stephen P. Toe as inspector on the
improvement of Orient avenue, from
Ocean avenue to Jackson avenue, be and
is hereby confirmed, salary to be at the
rate of 23 per day when engaged, time of
service to begin when work shall have
been commenced.
Resolved. That the services of Patrick
Walsh as paver on paved streets, be and
are hereby dispensed with.
Resolved, That permission he and is
hereby granted to the following named
persons to erect signs, etc., over the side
walk in front of the premises designated,
in accordance with the rules and regula
tions of this Board governing such mat
ters:—
■Geo. /H. Williamson, sign, 71 Erie street.
A. F. Sorensen, agent, sign, 25 Montgom
ery street.
J. T. Offerman, agent, storm door, 143
Union street.
Thomas A. Cross, agent, storm door, 91
Hudson street.
Frederick Lowe, storm door, 494 Jackson
avenue.
M. McCarthy, barber pole, 20 St. Paul’s
avenue.
Resolved, That mason’s licenses be and
are hereby granted to Joseph C. Duff, An
derson Bros. Co., Robert J. Coulson, R.
Schmidhauser. Robert Edgar. Frederick
Ewald. Wm. Andre and Wm. J. Brehr. to
make connections with the sewers in Jer
sey City. when they file the required
bonds in the office of the Permit Clerk.
Resolved, That $81 be paid to Thomas
Quirk for services as inspector. Swampy
Creek sewer. 27 days in October, 1900, at $3,
claim No. 13.
l narge improvement, old law (1885).
Resolved, That the following sums be
paid to the following named persons for
services as inspectors on the improve
ments designated:—
$81 to John Manning, inspector. sewer in
Hoboken avenue. 27 days in October, 1900,
at $3, claim •'No. 81.
$S1 to Miles McCarron, inspector, im
provement of Lembeck avenue, from Old
Bergen Road to Boulevard. 27 days in
October, 1900, at $3, claim No. 59.
$78 to J. J. Gleason, inspector, sewer in
Bostwick avenue. 26 days in October, 1900,
at $3, claim No. 24.
$27 to Fred Roeder, inspector, improve
ment of Randolph avenue, from Carteret
to Claremont avenues. 9 days in October,
1900. at $3. claim No. 46.
$27 to John Rowe, inspector, improve
ment of Union street, from Arlington to
Garfield avenues, 9 days in October, 1900,
at $3, cl*im !No. 44.
Charge the several improvements. Laws
of 1895.
Resolved. That $90 be paid to P. Kel
leher, services as inspector, reconstruction,
of Sixth street sewer. 30 days in October,
1900^ at $3, claim No. 54.
$57 to A. F. Roe, services as inspector,
Ocean avenue sewer (reconstruction). from
Cator avenue to New street, October, 1900,
19 days at $3. claim No. 45.
Charge special street account.
Resolved, That one special improvement
certificate for two hundred and eleven and
67-100 dollars be drawn in favor of John
Nolan, retained percentage for work done
and materials furnished on account of
contract No. 1,159, for improvement-of
Hopkins avenue, from Collard street to
commit avenue.
Resolved, That special improvement cer
tificates for one thousand seven hundred
and twenty-eight and OS-lOO dollars be
drawn in favor of Henry Byrne, final for
work done and materials furnished on ac
count of contract No. 1,187* for improve
ment of Armstrong avenue (formerly
Walker avenue), from Ocean to Bergen
avenues.
Resolved, That special improvement cer
tificates for one thousand four hundred
and thirty-three and 37-100 dollars be
drawn in favor of John Nolan, final for
work done and materials furnished on ac
count of contract No. 1,218, for improve
ment of Ferry street, from Palisade ave
nue to a point 102 feet west of Sherman
avenue (widening, etc.).
Resolved, That one special improvement
certificate for five hundred dollars be
drawn in favor of Chas. O’Neill, for work
done and materials furnished on account
of contract No. 1,227, for construction of
a main sewer In Bostwick, Ocean, Bid
well, Garfield avenues, etc.
Resolved, That special improvement
certificates for nine hundred and fifty
three and»71-100 dollars be drawn in favor
of Wm. Ormsby, final, for work done and
materials furnished on account of con
tract No. 1,236. for improvement of Bienau
place, from Prospect street to Booraem
avenue.
Resolved, That one improvement cer
tificate for one thousand dollars be drawn
in favor of Edward P. O’Neill, for work
done and materials furnished on account
of contract No. 1,237, for construction of
main sewer in Swampy Creek or McAdoo
avenue drainage area.
Resolved, That one special imorovement
certificate for five hundred dollars be
drawn in favor of Edward W. Conlon, for
work done and materials furnished on
account of contract No. 1,249. for improve
ment of Randolph avenue, from Carteret
avenue to Claremont avenue.
Resolved, That the specifications as
presented on this date by the Chief En
gineer for the sweeping, cleaning and re
moving all dirt, ashes and garbage from
the streets of Jersey City, from Decem
ber 1, 1900. to November 30, 1901, be and
are hereby adopted and ordered filed.
Resolved, That $2.S5 be paid to L. Kel
lers. being one-half of the amount here
tofore received for water rents for year
ending May 1, 1901, on premises situate
No. 2R7 Pearsall avenue, block 1,258, lot
51: said premises having been condemned
and taken by the city for the proposed
opening and improvement of Romar ave
nue.
Whereas, On the 2oth day of Sentember,
1900, application was made to this Board
for the improvement of Marion place,
from Giles avenue to West Side avenue,
in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 217 of the Laws of 1895: and
Whereas, On the 5th day of November.
1900.the Commissioners of Assessment filed
with the Board of Street and Water Com
missioners their preliminary sketch for
said improvement: and
Whereas, On the 13th dav o' November.
1900, this Board met and heard all parties
interested In said apnlication who appear
ed, and all remonstrances against the
said improvement that were presented in
writing; and
Whereas No objections were presented,
elicited or known against the same; there
fore
Resolved, That by and with the concur
rence. of the Board of Finance the said im
provement be made, and that the oon
tract for said Work and materials be
awarded to Henry Byrne, he being the
lowest bidder for the whole work ana ma
terials, and that the Corporation Attor
ney be and is hereby directed to prepare
and have'executed the necessary contract
for the same.
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the following vote on a cail
for the ayes and nays:—
Yeas—All the members of the Board,
five (B) In number.
The Committee on Municipal Lighting
presented the following:—
Resolved, That the specifications as pre
sented by the Chief Engineer on this date
for furnishing Illuminating material to
lighting, extinguishing, cleaning and re
pairing oil street lamps In Jersey City,
and for the furnishing illuminating gas to
lighting, extinguishing, cleaning and re
pairing gas street lamps in Jersey City, be
ami are hereby adopted and ordered filed.
Resolved, That $17.40 be paid to John
Boyd lor cash expended, October 1900.
claim No. 106.
Charge street lighting.
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the following vote on a call for
tne ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All the members of the Board, five
(5) in number.
The Committee on !New Water Works
presented the following:—
Whereas, The Jersey City Water Supply '
Company, the assignee of Patrick H.
•rlynn, contractor, has given notice to the
Mayor and Aldermen of Jersey City that
it will be necessary for the city to pur
chase or condemn certain tracts or parcels
of land for the right of way and con
struction of the pipe lines and tunnel con
auits now being: constructed for the city,
under the contract of February 28, 3899,
between the main reservoir near Boonton,
(New Jersey, and the Bergen 'Reservoir in
Jersey City, a particular description of
which lands is annexed to said notice, on
11 with the Clerk of this Board; and
Whereas, This city by its contract with,
said contractor agreed, if necessary to
exercise its powers to condemn such lands
and rights as might be required in secur
ing the supply of water contracted for,
and the works to supply the same, such
proceedings to be at the cost and expense
of the contractor.
Resolved, That the city deems it neces*
sary and proper and hereby determines to
purchase and acquire the said lands and
rights of way for the purposes aforesaid,
and do further determine, in case the city ;
shall be unable to agree with the owner
or owners of said lands for the purchase
of the same, to condemn the said lands
for the public use aforesaid; and be it I
further
Resolved, That in pursuance of said con
tract, Wallie, Edwards & Bumsted, as
agents of the Mayor and Aldermen of
Jersey City, be and are hereby authorized
and directed to agree with the owner or
owners of said lands to the price and
terms of the purchase thereof, and in
case no agreement can be made for such
purchase, that they proceed forthwith to
cause the same to be condemned in the
name of the city for the public uses and
purposes aforesaid.
Adopted by the following vote on a call
for the ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All the members of the Board,
five (S) in number.
The Committee on Pumping and Reser
voirs presented the following:—
Resolved, That the proposals for coal
heretofore received by this Board, on the
7th day of August, 1900, be and are hereby
rejected, and that the Clerk is hereby di
rected to readvertise for same.
Resolved. That $85.10 be paid to Theo.
Smith & Sons Co. for repairs to pump,
etc., at High Service. September, 1900,
claim No. 131.
$10.89 to Hudson County Gas Company
for gas at High Service. September, 1900,
claim No. 88.
$74.84 to P. Pattberg & Co., for cylinder
compound at High Service, September,
1900. claim No. 21.
$13.97 to P. Pattberg & Co., for machine
oil, High Service. October. 1900, claim No.
25.
$46.50 to M. Kearney for carting ashes
from High Service, August and Septem
ber, 1900, claim No. 50.
$49.21 to J. C. Supply Co. for various
supplies to High Service, September, 1900,
claim No. 319.
$21.66 to J. C. Supply Co., for various
supplies to High Service, October, 1900,
claim No. 320.
$22.63 to E. A. Dugan for hay and feed
at High Service. September, 1900, claim
No. 57.
$355.26 to Hudson Coal Company for soft
coal at High Service, September, 1900,
claim No. 84.
$349.OS to Hudson Coal Company for
buckwheat coal at High Service, Septem
ber, 1900, claim No. 83.
$11.48 to Jas. P. Hall, Incp., for sand,
etc., at High Service, September, . 1900.
claim No. 90.
Charge water account, P. & R.
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the following vote on a call
for the ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All the members of the Board,
five (5) in number.
The Committee on Assessments and
Extensions presented the following:—
Resolved, That plumbers’ licenses be
and are hereby granted' to Joseph C. Duff,
Anderson Bros. Co., Robert J. Couleon, R.
Schmidhauser, Robert Edgar, Frederick
Ewald, William Andre and 'William J.
Brehr to make connections with the
water mains in Jersey City, and also to
do general plumbing work when they file
the required bonds in the office of the
Permit Clerk.
Resolved, That the sums hereinafter
mentioned be paid to the persons named
respectively for services rendered laying
and repairing water pipe, for month end
ing October 31, 1900, amounting in the
aggregate to $3,017.25.
Resolved, That $25 be paid to J. M.
Hughes & Sons, for raising roof of shed,
Pipe Yard, September, 1900, claim No. 93.
$427.38 to J. C. Supply Co., for various
supplies, Pipe Yard, September and Octo
ber, 1900, claim No. 321.
$100 to Wm. H. Peckham, for cash ex
pended, November, 1900, claim No. 27.
Charge water account, A & E.
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the following vote on a call
for the ayes and nays:
Ayes—All the members of the Board,
five (5) in number.
On motion the Board adjourned.
GEO. T. BOUTON.
Clerk.
board of finance.
(Official Proceedings.'
Regular meeting of the Board of Fi
nance held in its rooms at the City Hall
on Wednesday, November 7, 1900, at three
o’clock P. M.
Present—President Lembeck and Messrs.
Carnes, Midlige, Mullins and Ringle—5.
Absent—None.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
The minutes of regular meeting October
17, adjourned regular, October 21. and ad
journed meeting, October 30, 1900, were
approved as engrossed in the minute book
and printed in manual form, on, motion of
Mr. Midiige.
PETITIONS, ETC.
The following petitions, etc., were pre
sented, received and disposed of as fol
lows:—
Petition of Thomas Kenny for the re
turn of $16.81, for duplicate payment of
taxes, year 1898, Lot 3. Block 597, Tonnele
avenue.
Petition of Anthony 'Hesse's fcr the re
turn of $4.80 for overpayment of water
rents, years 1893-6-7-8, on Lot 177, Block
7i<, Webster avenue.
(Referred tc Committee on Salaries and
Claims.)
Petition of Abraham Van Horn, at
torney, for the return of $173.94, surplus
paid in redemption of lands sold for un
paid adjusted taxes, etc.
(Referred to Committee on Finance.)
Communication from Abraham Van
Horn offering site in Lafayette section for
a park site.
(Referred to Committee of the Whole.)
CLAIMS.
The following claims were presented, re
ceived and referred to their appropriate
committees:—N. J. Title Guarantee and
Trust Co., $488.91; <N. Y. & <N. J. Tel. Co..
$22.50, $9.95. $9.10, $12.50, $22.65; The Evening
Journal Association, $564.90; The Jersey
City News. $564.90; J. W. Queen, ilO.69";
J. C. Democrat, $67.75, $122, $109.25; Frank
Stevens, $6.35; Postal Tel. Cable Co., $1.60.
OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS.
(From the Commissioners of Adjust
ment:—
Resolution adopted 'November 3, 1900, re
questing an appropriation of $7,000 to pay
current expenses of Commission.
(■Received and ordered filed.)
(From the Board of Education:—
Resolution adopted October 25, 1900, re
questing an appropriation of $125. for
services of inspector New School No. 20,
September, 1900.
From the Board of Fire Commission
ers:—
1. Resolution adopted October 29, 1900.
requesting a transfer of three thousand
dollars, money received from sale of old
material, from credit of claims account.
1S89-1900, to a special account “For the
erection of storehouse and Training
School.”
2. Resolution adopted October 24. 1900,
requesting a transfer of $830 from Salary
account and $225 from Pension account to
credit of -Claims account. *
(Referred to Committee on Finance.)
From the Board of Street and Water
Commissioners: —
The following resolutions adopted by
the Board of Street and Water Commis
sioners were presented, received and re
ferred to the Committee on Concurrent
Resolutions:—
(Passed October 30, 1900.)
1. Ordering paid certain claims.
(Passed November 5, 1900.)
2. Ordering paid certain claims.
3. Awarding to Cayuta Wheel and
Foundry Company the contract for fur
nishing and delivering fire hydrant* at
$24.95 each.
The Committee on Concurrent Reso
lutions reported recommending that the
following resolutions adopted by the
Board of Street and Water Commission
ers be concurred in:—
1. Ordering paid the following claims:—
Passed October 30, 1900
J. C. Supply Co., $270.14, claim 'No. 322.
J. C. Supply Co., $495, claim 'No. 323.
J C. Supply Co., $284.73, claim No. 324.
James P. Hall, Incp., $27.32, claim No. 78.
Heather ton Bros., $4.90, claim No. 82.
•C. J. Meunzing* $56.85, claim 'No. 68.
C. J. Meunzing, $7.70, claim No. 70.
CT. J Meunzing, $120.40, claim ‘No. 69.
'Passed November 5, 1900:—
'N. Y. & N. J. Telephone Co., 60 cent®,
claim No. 107.
2. Awarding to Cayuta Wheel and
Foundry Company the contract for fur
nishing and delivering fire hydrants at
$24.95 each, etc.
The report was received and the reso
lutions were each adopted by the follow
ing vote on the call for the yeas and nays
by the President:—
Yeas—President Lembeck and Messrs.
Carnes, Midlige, Mullins and Ringle—6.
•Nays—None.
Absent—None.
The Committee on Salaries and Claims
reported recommending the payment of
the following claims:—
$1.60 to Postal Tel. Cable Co., for mes
senger service, Board of Finance, October,
1900.
$40.69 to J. W. Queen, for expenses in
Corporation Attorney’s office.
*22.66 to N. Y. & <N. J. Tel. Co., for tele
phone service, Building Inspector's office,
for quarter ending December 31, 1900.
$12.50 to N. Y. & N. J. Tel. Co., exchange
service at office of N. J. Title Guarantee
& Trust Co., for quarter ending December
31 1900
$9.10 to N. Y. & iN. J. Telephone Co
lor auxiliary telephone and tolls, City
Collector’s office, quarter ending December
31 1900
$9.95 'to N. Y. & N. J. Telephone Co.,
for auxiliary telephone. Mayor’s office,
quarter ending December 31, 1900, and
tolls.
$22.50 to N. Y. & N. J. Telephone Co
lor telephone service at First District
Court, for quarter ending December 31,
1900.
$25 to N. Y. & N. J. Telephone Co- for
telephone service. City Treasurer’s office,
quarter ending December 31, 1900.
(Charge to “Claims” Account.)
$488.91 to N. J. Title Guarantee and Trust
Co., for searches, etc- titles 6,948, etc.
(Charge to “Martin Act” Account.)
$564.90 to J. C. News, for advertising Tax
Sale No. 31.
$564.90 to Evening Journal Association,
for advertising Tax Sale No. 31.
(Charge to “Other than Adjusted” Ac
count.)
$6.35 to r rank Stevens, for commissions
on collections, for quarter ending Sep
tember 30, 1900.
(Charge to Account “Rents,” Martin
Act.)
The report was received and the claims
were each ordered paid by the votes of all
the members of the Board, five (5) in
number, on the call for the veas and nays
by the President.
The Committee on Printing, Stationery
and Supplies reported recommending the
payment of the following claims:—
$67.75 to J. C. Democrat for printing and
stationery, for Board of Finance.
$122 to J. C. Democrat, for printing and
stationery for City Collector.
$171.25 to J. C. Democrat, for printing
and stationery for City Collector.
$109.25 to J. C. Democrat, for printing
and stationery for City Comptroller.
(Charge to “claims” account..)
The report was received and the claims
were each ordered paid by the votes of
all the members of the Board, five (5) in
number on thee all for the yeas and nays
by the President.
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS.
Mr. Midlige moved that when this Board
adjourns it be until Tuesday, November
13, 1900, at 10 o’clock A. M.
Adopted.
The following resolutions were present
ed, received and adopted by the follow
ing vote on the call for the yeas and
nays by the President:—
Yeas—President Lembeck and Messrs.
Carnes, Midlige, Mullins and Ringle—5.
Nays—None.
Absent—None.
By Mr. Midlige, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Finance:—
Resolved, That the City Comptroller be
and is hereby directed to transfer the
sum of $3,000 from “Claims” account, year
1S99-1900, Board of Fire Commissioners, to
a special account, to be known as “For
the Erection of Storehouse and Training
School.”
By Mr. Midlige, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Finance:—
Resolved, That a warrant be ordered
drawn upon the City Treasurer to the or
der of the Commissioners of Adjustment,
for $7,000 out of the proceeds of and col
lections from adjusted city liens for taxes,
tax sales, assessments and water rents;
the said sum being required by said Com
missioners of Adjustment to properly per
form and carry out the provisions of the
act creating said commission and the sup
plements thereto.
By Mr. Midlige, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Finance:—
Resolved, That in accordance with a
resolution of the Board of Education,
passed October 25, 1900, the sum of $125 is
hereby appropriated and charged to ac
count “Rebuilding School No. 20,” to pay
claim as follows:—
C. N. Ford, inspector, September, 1900,
$125.
By Mr. Carnes, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Salaries and Claims:—
Resolved, That a warrant be ordered
drawn on the City Treasurer, in favor of
Katie Diem, agent, for Anthony Hessels,
for S4-S0. overpayment of water rents, as
follows:—
Year 1895, *1.15; 1896, *1.15: 1897, *1.25; 1898,
*1.25, on lot 177, block 737, Webster ave
nue, and that the Water Registrar cor
rect the same on his records.
By Mr. Carnes, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Salaries and Claims^:—
Resolved, That a warrant be ordered
drawn on the City Treasurer, in favor
of Thomas Kenny, for *16.81 (including
*2.51 interest!, for duplicate payment of
taxes for the year 1898. on lot 3. block
597 Jonnele avenue, paid November 9,
icon h°lrg duplicate of payment made
September 28, 1900, and that the City Col
lector cancel the same on his records.
(Bv Mr. Midlige, on behalf of the Com
mittee on 'Finance:—
Resolved, That upon the reports of the
Corporation Counsel and City Comptroller
endorsed upon the petitions of Louis
Volpe, Maggie Volpe and 'Mary Zuzzolino,
a warrant be ordered drawn on the City
Treasurer in favor of Louis Volpe, Mag
gie Volpe and Mary Zuzzolino for one
hundred and seventy-three dollars and
ninety-four certs, for amount of surplus
realized upon the tax sale, under Chapter
112 of the Laws of 1886, and the supple
ments thereto, made by the City Collector
on July 3, 1900, on Lot 9, .Block 4C9, First
street, over and above the sum as ad
justed due the city, with interest, cost
and disbursement.
By Mr. Carnes, on behalf of the Com
mittee o.n Salaries and Claims:—
Resolved. That the Cits'- Collector be and
he is hereby directed to correct the as
sessment levied against lots S and 9, Block
723. Ogden avenue, for the improvement
of Ogden avenue, from north side of Wood
place to 25 feet south of 'Booraem avenue,
by making the assessment for each lot
appear as *86.25 Instead of *96.59. and can
celling the difference (*10.261; the Assess
ment Commissioners having determined
[hat n. reduction of *10.25 on each lot should
be allowed, as the flagg'nv was relaid.
By Mr. Carnes, on behalf of the Com
mittee on S°'aries and Claims:—
Resolved, That « warrant he ordered
drawn in favor 0f Thomas F. Noonan, for
f4. to return the following amounts, over
charged for water rents, present year:—
S3, Lot 1 C. Block 594.
*1. Lot 31. Block 59’:
and that the Water Registrar correct the
same on his records.
On motion of Mr. Ring'.e the meeting
then adjourned.
M. F. KALAHFR.
Clerk.
ArHourned regular meeting of the, Boa-d
if Finance held in its rooms at the Cltv
Hall on Tuesday, November 13, 1900, at 10
D’rlook A. "VT
Present—Mr. Midlis-p—1.
Absent—P-esldent T.pmbeck and Messrs.
Uarnes. 'Mullins and Rlncrle—4.
Bess than a ciorum being- present the
Board odtoorned to TVpdno»dav. Novem
ber 14. 1900, at two o'clock P. M„ on Me
lon of Mr. Mldllge.
M. F. KALAIHF.R,
_' Clerk.
Adjourned meeting of the Board of n.
nance held In its room* at th* City Hall,
on Wednesday, November 14, 1900, at 2
o'clock P. M.
Present-President Lembeck and Messrs.
Carnes, Midlige and Uingie—4.
Absent—Mr. 'Mullins—1.
PETITIONS, ETC.
Petition of Caroline Reichenbecker and
John D. Carey -for return of $28.87, dupli
cate payment of taxes, year 1899, Lot 17.
Block 200, Jersey avenue.
(Referred to Committee on Finance.)
CLAIMS.
The following claims were presented,
received and referred to their appropriate
committees:—James 'll. Clark, $30; Frank
Meyer. $27; Jersey City New9, $20; Jos.
H. Pilson, $12.75; J. C. Democrat, $145.15.
$55.05, $30, $113.75; Albert Datz Co.. $1.50.
OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS.
From the Board of Street and Water
Commissioners —
The following resolutions adopted No
vember 13. 1900, by the Board of Street
and Water Commissioners, were present
ed, received and referred to the Com
mittee on Concurrent Resolutions: —
1. That the specifications as presented
on this date by the Chief Engineer for
the sweeping, cleaning and removing all
dirt, ashes and garbage from the streets
of Jersey City, from December 1, 1900, jo
November 30, 1901, be and are hereby
adopted and ordered filed.
2. Awarding to Henry Byrne the con
tract for the Improvement of Marion
place, from Giles avenue to West Side
avenue (estimated cost, $2,578.50).
3. That $2.85 be paid to L. Kellers, be
ing one-half of water rents on lot 51, block
1258, Pearsall avenue, year 1900-1901, said
premises having been condemned and
taken for opening of Romar avenue.
4. Ordering paid certain claims.
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMIT
TEES.
The Committee on Concurrent Resolu
tions reported recommending that the
following resolutions adopted by the Board
of Street and Water Commissioners be
concurred in:—
1. Ordering paid the following claims:—
Passed Pebruary6 , 1900:—
IF. W. Towey, $29, claim INo. 4.
Passed 'November 13, 1900:—
Theo. Smith & Sons Co., $85.10, claim
No. 131.
Hudson County Gas Co., $10.89, claim
No. 88.
F. Pattberg & Co., $74.84, claim No. 21.
F. Pattberg & Co., $13.97, claim No. 25.
M. Kearney, $46.50, claim No. 60.
J. C. Supply Co., $49.21, claim No. 319
J. C. Supply Co., $21.66, claim No. 320
E. A. Dugan, $22.63, claim No. 57.
Hudson Coal Co., $365.26, claim No. 84.
Hudson Coal Co., $349.08, claim No. 83.
J. P. Hall, Inep.. $11.48, claim No. 90.
J. M. Hughes’ Sons, $25, claim No. 93.
J. C. Supply Co, $427.38, claim No. 321.
William H. Peckham, $100, claim No. 27.
2. That the specifications as presented
on this date by the Chief Engineer for
the sweeping, cleaning and removing all
dirt, ashes and garbage from the streets
of Jersey City, from December 1, 1900, to
November 30, 1901, be and are hereby
adopted and ordered filed.
3. Awarding to Henry Byrne the con
tract for the improvement of Marion
place, from Giles avenue to West Side
avenue (estimated cost, $2,578.60).
The report was received and the reso
lutions were each concurred in by the
votes of all the members of the Board
present, four (4) in number, on the call
for the yeas and nays by the President.
The Committee on Salaries ar.d Claims
reported recommending the payment of
the following claims:—
$27 to Frank Meyer for services as mar
shall, First District Court, October, 1900.
(Charge to ‘‘Fees District Court ac
count.)
$30 to Jas. H. Clark for drawing as
signments of sales to November, 1900.
(Charge to “Assignments” account.)
$20 to Jersey City News for printing
manual, pages 65 to 74 (Inclusive).
$12.75 to Jos. H. Pllson, for printing 30
copies of application of Erie R. R. for a
summary determination as to taxes.
(Charge to “Claims” account.
The reports were received and the
claims were each ordered paid by the
votes of all the members of the Board
present four (4) In number, on the call for
the yeas and nays by the President.
The Committee on Printing, Stationery
and Supplies reported recommending the
payment of the following claims:—
$1.50 to Albert Datz Co., for cutting 8
warrant book®.
$145.15 to J. C. Democrat, for printing
and stationery for City Collector.
$85.65 to J. C. Democrat, for printing
and stationery for City Treasurer.
$30 to J. C. Democrat, for stamps for
Mayor’s office.
(Charge to "Claims” account.)
$113.75 to J. C. Democrat, for printing
and stationery for City Collector.
(Charge to “Martin Act” account.)
The report was received and the claims
were each ordered paid by the votes of
all the members of the Board present,
four (4) in number, on the call for the
yeas and nays by the President.
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS.
Mr. Midlige moved that when this Board
adjourns it be until Tuesday, November
20, 1900, at 10 o’clock A. M.
Adopted.
The following resolutions were present
ed, received and they were each adopted
by the following vote on the call for the
yeas and nays by the President:—
Teas—President Lembeck and Messrs.
Carnes, Midlige and Ringle—4.
Nays—{None.
Absent—Mr. Mullins—1.
By Mr. Midlige, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Finance:—
Resolved, That the City Comptroller be
and he is hereby directed to transfer to
an account to be known as "General
Claims.” Board of Aldermen, present fiscal
year, the following: unexpended balances
remaining to the credit of said Board for
fiscal year 1899-1900:—
Alms .$1,670.59
Armory . 276.64
District Courts, salary . 1,694.00
District Courts, claims . 141.25
Elections . 4,556.25
Salaries . 1,933.30
Building Inspector's horse. 349.50
Printing, stationery and supplies 386.40
311,007.92
By Mr. Midllge, on behalf of the Com
mittee on Finance:—
Resolved, That the City Comptroller he
and he is hereby directed to transfer to
"Claims” account, year 1899-1900. Board
of Fire Commissioners, the following
sums:—
$635 from "Salary” account.
$225 from "Pensions” account.
On motion of Mr. Ringle, the meeting
then adjourned.
M. F. KALAHER.
Clerk.
BOi RP OP KDCCATIOX.
(peficial Proceedings.)
•Regular meeting of the Board of Edu
cation held in the Assembly Chamber,
City Hall. Thursday evening. November
S, 1900.
ROLL CALL.
Present—President Mulvaney and Messrs.
Kennedy, Ward, Tracy, Barker, Witt,
Birdsall, Berger and Egbert—9.
Absent—Messrs. SuccoW, Lewis, Cullen
and Culver—4.
READING AND APPROVAL OF MIN
UTES.
On motion of Mr. Birdsall the reading
of the minutes of the last meeting was
dispensed with and they were approved as
printed.
PRESENTATION OF COMMUNICA
TIONS.
From Miss M. F. .Van Winkle, resigning
her position as teacher in Central Even
ing School.
Received and accepted.
From Edward M. Stephens, 7 St. Paul’s
avenue. Jersey City, N. J., begging to
offer a brick structure for annex to School
No. 6.
Received.
From Joseph C. ‘Duff, heating contractor
New School No. 20, requesting the Board
to pay to the Jersey City Galvanising
Company $600 for material furnished.
Received and referred to Committee
New School No. 20.
From F. W. Peters, Bayonne, N. J.. ap
plying for position as teacher in German j
in our schools.
Received and referred to Teachers’ Com
mittee.
PROPOSALS AND BIDS.
The Clerk having read the advertisement
calling for bids for supplying boilers, etc.,
to Public School No. 12. received the fol
lowing proposals, four in number:—
David Ringle, 116 Union street, Jersey j
City, N. J.—One No. 702 American. $600: ,
two No. 702 American. $1,150: one No. Ill;
Thatcher, SG50; two No. Ill Thatcher, ;
$1,250.
Leopold Kri>mc'. SI Bldwell avenue, Jer- i
aey City. N. J.—One holler, *730: two boil
ers. $1,400: either Bundy or Boynton.
'Frank P. Sehroeder, 307 Grand street. !
Jersey City, 'N, .T.—One No. 702 Amoricat1.
5754.73; two No. 70? American, $1,409.30; one ;
No. 611 Bundy. $720; two 'Vo. Sll Bundv.
51,390: one No. 42 Boynton. $747: two No. 42 I
Boynton, *1,41*1: one No. 112 Thatcher, 1
!77.7; two No. 112 Thatcher. $1,530.
fheo. Smith, foot Essex street. Jersey
City, iN. J.—One American, $712; two
American, $1,436; one Boynton, $742; two
foynton. $1,484; one 'Bundy, SSIO; two
lindy, $1,680; on« .Thatcher, $720; two j
Thatcher, 11,452.
Received and referred to the Committee
School No. 12.
PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS
Janitors’ Supplies, 1899-1900:—
Enos F. Jones Chemical Co., janitors’
~sv School No. 4, November, 1900,
M.oU; School No. 6, November, 1900, *1.75:
School No. 20, October, 1900, *3.15; School
No. 27, October, 1900, *2.90.
Wood & Menagh, janitors' supplies.
School No. 1, October, 1900, *7.50; School
No. 4 October 1900, *13.35 and *2.50; School
No. 6, November, 1900, *12.82; School No.
6, October, 1900, *7.35; School No. 10 Oc
tober, 1900, *3.75, *5.30 and *22.75; School
No. 10, November. 1900, *3.15; School No
12, October 1900, $25.71; School No. 15, No
vember, 1900, *13.58; School No. 18, Octo
ber, 1900, *3.66; School No. 19, October,
3900, *12; School No. 22, October, 1900. *3.45;
School No. 26, October, 1900, *7.46; School
No. 26. November, 1900, *11.25; School No.
27, October, 1900, *5.95 and *18.89; School
No. 27. November, 1900. *1.70.
Repairs, 1899-1900:—
Wood & Menagh, repairs, School No. 5,
November, 1900, $9.52; School-No. 11. No
vember, 1900, $3.37; School No. 13, Novem
ber. 1900, *12.58; School No. 22, November,
1909, $4.74.
Frank R. Brick, repairs, School No. 2,
October. 1900, $3.70.
James E. Murray, repairs, School No.
5, November. 1900, $15.
New Jersey School & Church Furniture
Co., School No. 5, October. 1900, $27.
S. Meglnnis. repairs, School No. 7, No
vember, 1900, $3.So.
Wm. H. Griffith, repairs. School No. 10,
November, 1900. $7.50.
H. Stuhr. repairs, School No. 25, August,
September and October. 1900, $10.20.
F. Shaub, repairs. School No. 27, Septem
ber, 1900, $3.50.
James Dodds, repairs. School No. 15,
January, February and March, $8.85; Ju:y,
1900, $209.G3.
Adolph Walter, Repairs, School No. 9,
October, 1900, $4.
David Ringle. repairs, School No. 12 Not
Vember, 1900, $26.50.
Frank W. Towey, repairs. School No. 3,
October, 1900. $5.60, S75; School No. 8, $45.
General claims account. 1S97-1S9S:—
James E. Murray, repairs. School No. 5.
April, 1898, $37.50.
Books and Stationery, 1399-1900:—
Peckham, Little & Co., stationerv,
Sehool No. 8, October. 1900, $71.42; School
No. 9. October. 1900. $24.86; School No. 11,
October. 1900, $15.65; School No. 13 October,
1900, $22.96; School No. 20. October. 1900,
$10.30; School No. 24. October, 1900, $10.50;
School No. 26. October, 1900, $4.45.
Milton. Bradley Co., stationery. School
No. 6. October, 1900. S3.60: School No. 15,
October, 1900, $8.62; School No. 18, October,
1900, $3.12; Annex No. 20. October. lf#X) $8.61.
American Book Co., books, School No. 2,
October. 1900, $15.20; School No. 2. October.
1900. $16.80; School No. 4. October 1900
$33.24; High School, October. 1900. $27.75;
$3.60; November, 1900, $27.52; School No. 6
October, 1900, $3.12. $18.50; School No. 8.
October, 1900, 80c.. $6.96; School No. 11 No
vember. 1900, $4.81; School No. 15. October
1900, 5S2.0S; School No. 18. October, 1900
$1.60; School No. 20. October, 1900, 27.63:
School No. 21. October, 1900. $16.80; School
No. 24, October. 1900, $16.80. $16.80, $4.30;
School INo. 27, October, 1900. $12.
Ginn & Co., books. High School, No
vember. 1900, $3.46; School No. 24, Novem
ber, 1900, $1.46 and $e.59.
Maynard, Merrill & Co., books School
No. 23, November, 1900, $16; School No. 25,
November, 1900, $18.
me .Macmillan Co., books, High School,
November, 1900, $5.
Silver, Burdett & Co., books School No.
8, November, 1900, $S.34.
Ewald Bros. Co., stationerv, office, Jan
uary, September and October, 1900, *12.61:
Superintendent’s office. May. September
and October. 1900, $20.84; tuning biano.
School No. 9, June, 1900, $2.
Henry Snyder, Incidentals, from Decem
ber, 1899, to November, 1900, $112.65.
James C. Lansing, Incidentals, October,
1900. $6.12.
Fuel, 1S99-1900:—
The Newman Industrial Home and
Mission, wood. School No. 1 Annex, Oc
tober, 1900, $5.38.
Printing, 1S99-1900:—
The Jersey City News, printing. Super
intendent's office. September, 1900 $45,50;
October, 1900, $14.-85; November, 1900 $26.
The Evening Journal Association, print
ing. Superintendent’s office. October, 1900,
$13.95.
Special School Account, L. L., etc.:—
C. F. Long, architect, School No. 20,
November. 1900. $350.
Louis Gluck, blackboards, contract 316a,
$2,464.66.
Joseph C. Duff, heating work, contract
301a, $3,400.
Received and referred to their appro
priate committees.
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMIT
TEES.
Resolved, That the following claims, 114
in number, be ordered paid to the parties
hereinafter named as per bills accom
panying:—
Books and Stationery, 1899-1900:—
Daniel Slote & Co., stationery, School
No. 2, October, 1900, $3; School No. 6. Octo
ber, 1900, $3.10: High. October, 1900, $1.50:
School No. 7, September, 1900, $5.50; School
No. 8. August. 1900. $14: School No. 12,
August, 1900, $15.99; School No. 19, August,
1900, $2.90 and $4.14: School No. 21, October,
1900, $12.83; School No. 22, August. 1900,
$13.S9; School No. 23, Sentember, 1900, $3;
School No. 26. August. 1900, $3.90.
Peckham, Little & Co., stationery.
School No. 2, October, 1900, $15.60: School
No. 4. October. 1900, $62.02 and $24.85: High,
October, 1900, $5.55: School No. 6, October,
1900, $6,50, $11 and $12.20; School No. 17,
September, 1900, $26.64; School No. 18. Octo
ber. 1900, $7.92 and $3.24: School No. 19,
September. 1900, $6.S4; School No. 27, Octo
ber, 1800, $1.40.
Maynard, Merrill & Co., hooks. School
No. 8, October, 1900. 84 cents; School No.
12, October, 1900, $11.20; School No. 15. Octo
ber, 1900, $20; School No. 23, October, 1900,
$14.
Milton, Bradley & Co.. School No. 9,
October. 1900, $6.67; School No. 27, October,
1900 $4 33
Afnerlcan Book Co.. School No. 7. Sep
tember. 1900, $6.70: School No. 10, October,
1900. $17.28: School No. 12. October. 1900,
$31.68; School No. 17. October. 1900. 84.80;
School No. 19. September. 1900, $2.32; School
No. 21. October. 1900. S4.S0.
The Macmillan Co.. School No. 6. March,
1900. $18.36; School No. 16. March. 1900. $8.64.
Houghton. Mifflin & Co., High School,
October. 1900, $4.59. $9.36.
Allyn & Bacon. High School October.
1900, $9: A. Lovell & Co., School No. 23,
September. 1909. $5.62.
Longmans. Green & Co., School No. 1,
February, 1900. $13.20.
Thompson, Brown & Co., School No. 23,
October, 1900. $2.
Chas. Beseler & Co., supplies. High
School, October, 1900, $6.25.
P. S. Hulslzer. incidentals. School No. 24,
October, 1900. $3.30.
Albert Datz, supplies. School No. 21
June, 1900, $6.
Repairs, 1899-1500:—
A. C. Jaeger, repairs. School No. 7. Sep
tember, 1900, $1.75: James ,T. Duane, re
pairs. School No. S. October, 1900, $24.21;
Michael Kuntz. repairs, School No. 8,
October, 1900, $12.25; Gen. Allers, repairs.
School No. 8. October, 1900. $9.
M. A. Shanahan, repairs, School No. 21,
June, 1900, $8.SO.
Census. 1900:—
G. S. Carpenter, census. First and Sec
ond Precincts. Twelfth Ward, $5S.30.
Edw. W. Blackmonr, census. Seventh
and Eighth Precincts, Twelfth Ward,
$57.15.
C. H. Mersheirr.er, census. Fourth and
Ninth Precincts, Eleventh Ward, $73.80.
Wm. R. Mount, census, First. Second,
Third and Seventh Precincts.' Ninth
Ward. $75.80.
Fred B. Van Satin, census. First. Sec
ond and Third Precincts, Sixth Ward $71.
Gas. 1899-1900:—
Hudson County Gas Co.. gas, all
schools. September. 1900, $47.S5.
Printing, 1899-1600:—
The Evening Journal Association, print
ing, office. Sentember, 1900, $45.50.
Insurance. 1899-1900:—
London & Lancashire Insurance Co., In
surance, School No. 14, June. 1900. $10.
General Claims Account, 1S97-1S9S:—
The Evening Journal Association, print- I
ing, office, October, 1898, $46.75; office. No- 1
vember. 1S98, $18.50, $17 and $19.
The Jersey City News, printing, office. :
November, 189S, $19.50, $18.60, $17.50, $2, $6
and $23.
Albert Dats. supplies, office, June, 1S9S,
$911.73: October. 1S98, $44.50.
Wood & Me-nag-h, repairs, School No. 2,
March, 1S98, $8.28; School No. 3. April 1S9S.
$6.03; School No. 6. March. 189S. $13.81:
School No. 7, June, 1898. $7.06; School No.
R. June 189S, $9.13; School No. 12, March
1898. $6.13; School No. 12. June, 1S9S!
$6.31: School No. 12, November, 1S3S,
$1.68; School No. 13. April. 1R9S, $13.73:
School No. 14, Jure, 1898. $7.80: School No.
14. September. 1SSR. $2.03: School No. 21.
March. 1S9S. $6.2S; School No. 21. April. 1898.
$9.90; School No. 22. June.' 1S9S. $7.62; School
No. 24. April. 1898. *20.01: School No 24
September. 189.8. $16.95; School No. 25, No
vember. 1S9S, $6.70.
Woodhouse Co., repairs. School No 3,
Jnne 1898. *6.59; 3ohool No. 12. Januarv.
1S9S, $2.73: School No. 12. Mav. ms. $1.16'
School No. 13, March, 1898, $18.43: School !
No. 14, March, 189S. $5.59; School No. 16, i
June, 1898, $5.12: School No. 21, 'May. 18:8,
(20.35; School No. 21, June, 189S, $7.61: |
School 'No. 24, May, 1898, $4.84; School No.
24, September, 1898, *4.88.
Vanderbeek & Sons, repairs. School No,
4 February, 1898, *1.52; Schodl No. 26, De
cember, 1897, *.X.50.
■Louis Bates, repairs, School No 7, April.
1898, *4.50; School No. 7, October, 1S98, *4.50;
School-No. 10, December, 1597, *6.75; School
No. 25, March, 1898, *13.10
William Robert eon & Son, repair**,
School No. 5, March, 1898, *10.30.
Gardner & Kendall Lumber Co., repairs
School No. 8, June, 1*8, *2.38.
Brush & Alberts, repairs. School No. 12,
January, 1898, *6; School No. 12 Septem
ber, 1898, *11.
Robert Edgar, repairs, School No. 25,
April, 1898, .114.90.
Hugh Roberts, architect services, old
City Hall, October, 1898, JL3.32.
The Newman Misa.on, wood, School 'No
20, November, 1898, *10.75; School 'No. 2A
November, 1893, *10.75.
The United Gao Improvemeot Co., gas,
all schools, 'November, 1898, *270.50.
The yeas and nays having been ordered
fv?** ^il^en on the call of the Chairman,
the resolution was adopted by the follow
ing- vote:—
Yeas—President Mulvaney and Messrs.
Vierkse?iy,T>'Vard' Tracy, Barker, Witt,
.Birdsail, Berger and Egbert—9.
; Nays—None.
Succow, Lewis, Cullen
A o»en t—Alters,
and Culver—4.
OB»/hat the cltY Clerk be re
‘° draw and His Honor the Mayor
ind fnt.t to pay officers, teachers
Ediica?inn f 1 th® empl°y of the Board of
MOB whS i°r th€ montH of .November.
btthphcnd. ’n00 Payrolls duly certifled
Schoofs C ty SupeniUfcadent 0f Public
The yeas and nays havin'* been ordered
and taken on the call of the Chairman
in| was adopted '°y the follow
Yeas—'President Mulvaney and Messrs
Kennedy, Ward, Tracy, Barker Wirt
Birdsall, Berger and Egbert-9 ’ W t1,
IN ays—“None.
aiffi’cuivTr-T3"' Suceow’ Lewis, Cullen
Resolved, That the City Clerk be re
quested to draw and His Honor the Mavor
to s,gn warrants* to pay teachers and
Janitors In he employ of the Night School
Department of the Board of Education
for the month of November, 1900 when
due, on payrolls duly certified by the City
Superintendent of Public Schoo s.
The yeas and nays having been ordered
and taken on the tail of the Chairman,
the resolution was adopted by the follow
ing votet
Yeas—President Mulvaney and Messrs
Kennedy, Ward, Tracy, Barker, Witt
Birdnall, Berger and Egbert—9
Nays—None.
Absent—Messrs. Succow, Lewis, Cullen
and Culver—1.
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
Resolved. That the Clerk of this Board
be and is hereby directed to advertise n
the official newspapers for text books,
fuel, janitors* supplies and printing for
the year commencing December 1. l-ou
and ending November 30. 1601, said bids to
be received at. the regular meeting of the
Loard of Education to be held November
1B0Q.
The. yeas and nays having been ordered
and taken on the call of the Chairman,
the resolution was adopted by the follow
ing vote:—
Yeas—President Mulvaney and Messrs.
Kennedy, Ward, Tracv. Barker Witt
Birdsall, Berger and Egbert—9.
Nays—None.
Absent—Messrs. Succow. Lewis Cullen
and Culver—4. .
Resolved, That the use of Schools Nos. 1
and 9 be tendered to the County Sunerin
tendent for the holding of the County In
stitute on December 14, 1900.
Adopted.
On motion of Mr. Kennedy the meeting
adjourned.
JAMES J. WISEMAN.
Clerk.
BOARD OF FIRE < OTJIUSSIOVEHS
(Official Proceedings.)
Regular meeting of the Board of Fire
Commissioners, held at Department Head
quarters, Wednesday evening, November
14, 1900, at S o’clock.
Present at Roll Call—President Hennes
sey, Commissioners Erickson and Nibiett
—All the members.
On motion the minutes of meeting No
vember 7 were approved as engrossed.
PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS.
Applications of John J. Murray and
James Maher for appointment to the De
partment were presented, received and
referred to the Committee on Applica
tions and Appointmnts.
READING OF COMMUNICATIONS.
From Board of Finance:—
Jersey City, November 9, 1900.
Hon. Board of Fire Commissioners:—
Dear Sirs—The following resolution was
adopted by the Board of Finance of Jer
sey City, at its meeting held November
7, 1900, and wa approved by the Mayor
November 9, 1900.
Tours respectfully,
M. F. KELAHER.
Clerk.
Resolved, That the City Comptroller be
and he is hereby directed to transfer the
sum of $3,000 from “Claims” account, year
1899-1900, Board of Fire Commissioners, to
a special account, to be known as “For
the erection of storehouse and training
school.”
Received and ordered filed.
From Firemen's Mutual Benevolent As
sociation, Branch No. 1, of Jersey- City,
thanking the Board for granting the
members of the Department a furlough
of one dayr in eight; aiso thanking the
Chief Engineer, Assistant Engineer and
Battalion Chiefs.
Received and ordered filed.
PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS.
Claims were presented, received and
disposed of as follows:—
E. A. Dugan, $101.96; Edward O'Donnell,
$105.14.
Referred to Committee on Feed.
Theo. Smith & Sons Co., $15.30; Ameri
can Fire Engine Co., $70.40.
Referred to Committee on Apparatus
and Repairs.
Kelly & Co., $29.50; James Coleman,
$28.25.
Referred to Committee on Horses and
Harness.
Hudson County Gas Co., $01.93.
Referred to Committee on Department
Buildings and Repairs.
The Jersey City News, $20.
Referred to Committee on Printing and
Stationery.
The Board then took a recess. Upon
reassembling all the members were pres
ent.
The weekly reports of the Chief Engi
neer and Superintendent of Telegraph and
monthly report of the Inspector of Horses
were presented, received and ordered filed.
Resolution by Committee on Printing
and Stationery:—
Resolved, That so much of the resolu
tion presented by Committee on Printing
and Stationery and adopted at meeting
October 10. 1900, ordering the sum of $1.50
paid to Jersey City Printing Company for
pasters for detail cards, September. 1909.
be and the same is hereby rescinded and
warrant No. 274, dated October 17, 1900,
drawn in payment therefor, be and is
hereby ordered cancelled.
Adopted by the votes of all the mem
bers of the Board, three in number.
The following resolutions were present
ed by the several committees in payment
of claims heretofore referred:—
By Committee on Feed:—
Resolved, That the sum of $101.98 be
paid E. A. Dugan for horse feed, No
vember 1, 1900.
$104.66 be paid Edward O'Donnell for
horse feed, November 1, 1900.
By Committee on Apparatus and Re
pairs:—
Resolved, That the sum of $25.30 be
paid Theo. Smith & Sons Co., for repair*
to apparatus, October, 1900.
$76.40 be paid American Fire Engine Ce.,
for 1-3 horse hitch for Engine 2, Novem
ber, 1900.
By Committee on Horses and Harness:
Resolved, That the sum of $29.60 be
paid Kelly & Co., for horse shoeing. Sep
tember and October, 1900.
$29.25 be paid James Coleman for horse
shoeing. October, 1900.
By Committee on Department Buildings
and Repairs:—
Resolved, That the sum of $61.93 be paid
Hudson County Gas Co. for gas used dur
ing October, 1900.
By Committee on Printing and Station
ery
Resolved, That the sum of $20 be paid
The Jersey City News for printing man
uals, October, 1900.
The yeas and nays having been ordered
and taken on each of the foregoing'reso
lutions, they were adopted by the follow
ing vote:—
Yeas—President Hennessey, Commis
sioners Erickson and Niblett.
Nays—None.
Absent—None.
On motion, adjourned. •"
CHARLES ESTERBROOK.
__ Clerk.
NOTICE Ob’ SETTLEMENT. — NOTICE IS
hereby given that the second account
of the subscriber, guardian of John A.
Dennison, a minor, will be audited and stated
by the Surrogate of the County of Hudson
and reported for settlement on Friday, the 2d
day of November next.
Dated September 26, A. D. 1900.
SARAH F, OWENS.

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