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Why A,perican Men Do
Not Shine in Society
Like Their Euro
V pean Rivals.
Best Way to Take the Water
. Cure—To Make a Pretty
Dressing Table.
There is a story of a number of
women of cultivated English society who
wore curious to learn why American
women of cultivation so often marry
abroad. They recently made a long visit
of investigation, and have given out the
' results. Apparently they do not blame
the women, says the Chicago "Chroni
They say they find that the American
woman, as a rule, is charming, as they
have found most of those who have mnr
ried abroad, but as for the American
man. even in what is known as the best j
society, with all his readiness to buy for
women costly Bowers and such like lux- j
ury, he is utterly impossible. They say |
mat not one in a hundred of American :
men would pass muster ns a gentleman j
in England, that we are coarse and vul- J
gar in society, often overdressed, and j
nearly always without taste; that we are
always talking shop, destitute of knowl
edge or taste or desires in common with j
cultivated people, and prone to taking I
offensive liberties with women, who treat !
us with courtesy—in short, that it is no |
wonder that so many American women j
seek husliauds abroad.
Of course, it is easy to point out that .
marriages abroad have not always, per
haps not often, proved what they were
expected to be. It is easy, too. to say
that the criticisms of American men are
all from the artificial point of view, and
do not touch their manhood at all. All
this may be true, and so it may be true
that the polite man is not he who trainps
on your toes, and then thinks he has
atoned for all by a perfunctory "Beg
pardon,” but it is rather he is careful not
f to tread on yonr toes at aii. and to go
unobtrusively about his affairs, drawing j
no especial attention to himself.
Yet there is much t<*be said for even
the artificial amenities. They lubricate
human intercourse wonderfuMy and there
is absolutely no reason why they should
i not be combined in the same personality
’/ with honesty, sincerity, unselfishness,
generosity, courage, forbearance and all
the qualities of a frank and warm-heart- [
| -aed manhood.
' There is small doubt, too. that most ;
American men are too entirely absorbed j
• t business, whether it be running a milk |
jp 'wagon or a great metropolitan bank. It
is not so much because we despise the
social amenities of life as because we :
have always been too eagerly occupied to j
learn them.
Nevertheless all this is easy. It is no
more than to remember that the whoje
basis and inspiration of good breeding is :
regard for others. If we arc moved by |
that we will uot go late to theatre or I
church, or jam our knees into the bar1:
of the man in front of ns m the suburban
train nor perpetually joggle the elbow of ,
, the man who sits with u, nor slop over
into his half of the sett.
Prom this we may see low easy !r is 1
to apply the principle to the little things
of life, and of them is made up the
great whole. *
• * .
> My plan for locating in a strange
place, especially when it savors of a for
eign country, is to ask the purser or
steward which is considered the best
fault'j hotel, says the "Woman's Home
Companion.*’ Theu, on arrival, to wait
until the first rush of landing is over,
thus avoiding the confusion which reigns !
supreme at such times. Standing <lnictly |
back, the excited endeavors of the crowd j
to hurry all the officials into attending |
to them first affords much amusement
and be driven to the door without any
things. When you finally do go down
the gangway yon know which way to
turn, can walk up to the carriage or
omnibus hearing the uame of the hotel,
and be driTen to the dor without any
haggling with cabmen or fuss of any
kind. Having reached the hotel, tell the
porter who takes your hag to show you
g=r -L'~L—I! t L J—1 I
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T> Claw VoHk, Conges. *«?e Vtiroat, Croap, Im«n
iiosa. Whooping Cough. awr.-taltis and Asthma.
A cartate rfre for C*Mt2sption in first stages,
, an# » sswopief la advanced stages. Use at once.
1 Toe w* s«e the excoeeut effect after -uitim^the
j Nothing TMped Until Dr. Kennedy’s NEW
Medicine, Cal-cura Sclvant, Was Taken.
“I very mucli wish,” writes Loretta J.
Vail, of Hopewell Junction, N. Y., that I
migi.t be able in a few lines, without put
ting myself forward, to let the people un
derstand how valuable Cal-cura Solvent,
the uric medicine discovered by Dr. David
Kennedy, is in cases of indigestion and the
ok© ailments, which are so common among
u*. I suffered from a severe variety of liver
complaint, with dizziness, numbness, and
nn exceedingly weak and excitable state of
the nerves. I employed the best treatment
within my reach, yet nothing really helped
until I began to nse Cal-cura Solvent, and
that did.” All druggists, $1.00.
to the parlor for ladies. Then write on
your card, "Please assign me a room;
price not to exceed three dollars a day.”
A bell-boy will soon return with a key,
and conduct you to I he elevator. What
if it does shoot you up to the top floor
to a small room? You are not going to
stay there long, and it's pretty sure to
have a good bed and plenty of towels.
This plan of mine way seem extrava
gant at first, but consider the advantages
—you see one of the best hotels, always
worth a visit in such places: you can
examine local papers aud guide books
in the reading room, and get at the ad
dresses of private boarding houses and
smaller hotels, easily locating their
. * .
I the habit of drinking a glass
of water, hot or cold, according
to the state of digestion in the
morning, was general, there would be
digestive organs are taxed by breakfast,
fewer complaining women. To secure
the best results, twenty minutes at least
should elapse between the drink and
breakfast, so that the greater part of
the liquid could be absorbed before the
digestive organs are taxed by brekfst.
Cold water stimulates the membranes of
the stomach and hot water soothes them,
so each must choose for herself. Sip
ping either is better than swallowing
them rapidly, an-i when the taste of hot
water is unpalatable, a pinch of salt or
a dash of lemon juice will improve it.
A pinch of soda vi ith the lemon juice
is even better.
The water cure ean be overdone, like
the grape cure. For a time the fiood'iig
of the system like that at the medicinal
springs is beneficial, but prolonged it is
likely to produce catarrh of the stomach.
A national habit of drinking water will
nor only improve health, but preserve it.
A man called at this office one day to
tell me that hi- aged father was a hale,
hearty man, absolutely free from that
scourge of old age, rheumatism, and ne
attributed his health to the daily con
sumption of raw prunes. He eats six
every day, aud a few women to whom
I told the story are following his ex
ample. The prunes can be soaked until
they are plump, and grow a bit softer
and dried before eating, and really they
are very tasty. Certainly, they are sim
ple and harmless enough to try.
i - JlyO.
If there is in the house one of the old
fashioned, rather long, mahogany framed
mirrors, the clever young woman has the
better part of a very pretty dressing
table within her reach. Hang it rather
low and stand beneath it one of the
small square tables with two drawers
and narrow drop leaves that are to he
had for £.'! or $4. with a flue mahogany
finish, in almost any shop. Open the
leaves, spread over their length a narrow
bureau doily of openwork, and with can
dlesticks, dainty toilet articles and the
like a thoroughly good dressing table is
evolved. Before it may stand a low,
square seat or u cushion.
A TVIfe‘« Stratagem.
X London journal tells an admirable
story of beauteous Kesa. who loved
her husband, but who was herself
sought by her wicked aud powerful
cousin, Molito. Knowing that Molito
would take her husband’s life unless
eircumventerfby guile, she laid a terri
ble plot. Summoning Molito, she told
him that ou a certain night her hus
band would be sleeping in a certain
room and that she intended to unloosen
his hair so that under no circumstances
could he be mistaken for another man.
On the night in question Molito entered
the room, severed the sleeper's head
with his sword and, holding it up to the
moon by the hair—beheld the face of
Kesa herself.
CntssM of Colliers’ Wives.
The wives of north country colliers
observe a very touching and pathetic
custom when an accident occurs in the
pit Directly it is known to the wife
of a collier that an accident has hap
pened in the pit where her husband
works and that his fate is uncertain
she throws open the house door, and.
however inclement the weather may be,
she keeps the door open and a candle
burning in the window, night and day,
till the man is brought home, dead or
alive, in some rases the door has re
mained open and the candle alight dur
ing several weeks.—London Chronicle.
Docs as Collectors.
Dogs with collecting boxes attached
to their collars are comparatively com
mon in Europe. It may not, however’1
i'-i generally known what large sums
they earn for the charities they repre
sent. It la stated in the Animal World
that one which used to beg for a hos
pital in Ireland collected in live years
nearly S15.000. He had a special bank
ing account, which was submitted peri
odieaily to a » bartered accountant.
None Such mince meat
In 10c Packages with List of Valuable Premiums.
Weird Sensation When the Church
Became Totally Dark.
“I went to n Fifth avenue church last
Sunday night,” said a man who is good
once a week, “and quite unexpectedly
got n new sensation. The church was
brilliantly lighted, but something went
wrong with the electrical apparatus,
and all of a sudden most of the lights
went out. Midway in the building two
or three bunches of bulbs continued to
shed a sepulchral twilight, but the pul
pit was shrouded in darkness, and nerv
ous members of the congregation began
to fidget.
“This condition of affairs lasted for
some minutes until the choir had fin
ished an anthem. Then the preacher
arose and requested the people to re
main quietly seated for half a minute
In totnl darkness, when the church
would be fully illuminated again. With
the words the few remaining lights
went out, and for a space darkness like
that of’a coal hole prevailed.
“It was the weirdest, most uncanny
wait I ever had. Every man and wo
man of the 800 or 1.0C0 in that church
was as still as death almost. X sup
pose the darkness did not last a minute,
but it seemed to me to be an hour.
When the lights again leaped out there
was a sigli of relief from every person
in the church. I guess they all felt as
queer about it as I did.”—New York
Only Black or White From Russia ox
Germany Is Used.
There is a vast amount of horsehair
] annually used in the United States for
j making and repairing violin, violon
j cello and bass viol bows. All of the
hair comes from Germany and Rus
sia, in which countries the tails of
horses are generally allowed to grow
much longer than here. The foreign
hair is also coarser in texture and
tougher than that which grows on the
American horse, and these qualities
make the imported article more valua
ble than the domestic product!
There are only two kinds of horse
hair suitable for makiDg bows, and
they are of white and black varieties.
The former is used for violin bows,
and the latter, which is heavier and
stronger, is the best material for mak
ing bows for cello and bass viols, be
cause It bites the larger strings better.
The imported hair is put up in hanks
of thirty-six inches long, which is five
or six inches longer than the standard
violin bow. A hank is sufficient for
one violin bow. while two hanks are re
quired to hair a cello or bass viol bow.
There are ahout one and a half ounces
of hair in a hank, which is worth from
20 to 30 cents, according to the quality
of the hair.—Philadelphia Record.
Fistic Combats Were Highly Esteem
ed In Ancient Times.
Pugilism, the practice of boxing or
fighting with the fists, was a manly art
and exercise highly esteemed among
the ancients. In those days the hands
of the pugilist were armed with the
cestus, leather thongs loaded with
lead or iron. This form of athletic
sport was at first only permitted to
freemen among the Greeks, but grad
ually it was taken up as a profession
and lost much of its prestige.
As an illustration of its early use we
find in Virgil’s fifth .Eneid the record
of a match between Dares, “with nim
ble feet and confident in youth.” and
Entellus. the veteran champion, "strong
and weighty limbed.” when the com
Their arms uplift in air, their heads with
Hack from the blows, and, mingling hand
with band.
Provoke the conflict.
Pugilism has been a typical English
sport from the dayS'of King Alfred,
but its golden age as a profession dates
from the accession of the house of
lianover.—London Standard.
Living? and Working:.
Few people outside of hoboes and In
dians uot taxed really live without
Those who work without really liv
ing are much more numerous, includ
ing. as they do. billionaires and seam
stresses with more than six small chil
In the perfect day, when the lion
and the lamb shall walk together and
the rich shall go down to the college
settlements and play bridge with the
poor, we shall ail doubtless both live
and work.—Life.
Pill May’s Habits.
The all night and next day habits of
Phil May. the artist, have furnished
material for many a story. .Toe Tapley,
the singer, said that he came across
May one night and heard that the lat
ter had not been to bed for four nights
and days. He remonstrated, and May
said: “Never mind. Joe; We’ll make a
bargain. Don’t you lose any sleep on
my account, and I promise that as soon
| as I feel tired I’ll go to bed!”
The Bouton Ctrl.
“Will you marry me?” he asksd
“No,” replied the Boston maiden. But
she added coyly< “I am not endowed
with sacerdotal power. Put your ques
tion properly. Ask me if I will become
your wife.”—Philadelphia Press.
An Eloquent Objeotion..)
ilrs. Newlyblessed—But you certain
ly don’t object to such a wee little baby
as that? Janitor—Oh, it ain’t the size
as counts, mum—it's the principle nr
the thing!—Exchange.
The Limit.
"He’s a mighty mean man.”
“In w'hat way?”
“Why. he’s stone deaf, and he never
tells the barber until be is through
shaving him.”—Life.
(Official Proceedings.)
Poor; $7.50 to E. M. Fnherty for burial
of outdoor poor to January 13, 1904.
$50.25 to William G. Howe£h for
groceries for outdoor poor to January 11,
$17.20 to .Tames Muldoon for repairs
to wagon of Overseer of the Poor, Janu
ary 12, 1904.
By Committee on Baths and Ar
mories ; f
Resolved, That the following claims
be paid:—
$233.75 to John J. Davidson for coal
at Armory, December, 1903.
$29.04 to Public Service Corporation
of New Jersey, for gas at Armory, De
comber, 1903.
$229.60 to United Electric Co. of New
Jersey for light at Armory, November
23 to December 24, 1903.
By Committee on District Courts:—
Resolved, That the sum of $26 be paid
to Joseph Locke for services as sergeant
at-arms, Second District Court, January,
By Committee on Elections:—
Resolved, That the following claims
be paid:—
$12 each to Ellen Crotty. M. D. Lillis.
Frank Magrini, John Manniou, Francesco
Rapolla and Henry Whitttieben for lent
of polling places special election, Sepr.
$25 each to Elion Crotty. M. D. Lillis.
Frank Magrini, John Manuion. Frances
co Rapolla for rent of polling places, gen
eral election, Nov. 1903.
By Committee on Printing. Stationery
and Supplies:—
Resolved. That the sum of $75 be paid
to C. W. Cooley, manager for correcting
insurance maps for year ending Nov 30
The resolutions were adopted by the
following vote, the yens and nays having
been ordered and taken:—
\ea»—.111 the members present,twenty
(20) in number.
The following resolution was present
ed by Alderman Hart and adopted..
Whereas. The whole country and even
the whole world has been appalled by the
great calamity at Chicago, at which hun
dreds of people lost their lives by lire and
Whereas, the custodian of public safety
in numberless cities have been aroused to
investigation of similar structures with a
view to safeguarding the lives of the cit
izens and
Whereas, It is imperative that the
Board of Aldermen of this City should
take steps to ascertain if proper precau
tions are taken in places of public gather
ings and other places in me city, there
fore be it /
Resolved. That section 62. page 63 and
section 05, page 64 (revised ordinances of
Jersey City be strictly enforced and be
it further
Resolved. That a special committee
of three (3) be appointed by the Presi
dent of this Board, and that such
Committee, accompanied by the In
spector of Buildings, shall visit such
places as are included in The above c'lfd
instances and report all places not erected
or equipped in :iO.\mlanC3 therewith.
Aldermen Harr, Barry and KiLnurray
were appointed the Committee.
(Alderman Sweeney appeared and took
his seat.)
The following entitled ordinance was
presented by Alderman Hart and the
same was read, received, laid upon
the table and ordered to be printed on
slips for the use of the Board,, viz.:—
“An ordinance to amend an ordinance
'entitled, “An ordinance regulating the
construction, alteration and repairing of
On motion of Alderman Calnon the
Board then adjourned, to meet on Tues
day, February 16, 1904.
City Clerk.
(Official Proceedings.)
From Henry Goodman:-—
Petitioning for the construction of a
sewer in Summit avenue, from 205 feet
south of Crawford street, and in Craw
fort street, etc.
From M. Goldman:—
Petitioning for the vacation of a por
tion of Commercial street.
Four (4) petitions for signs, etc.
Received and referred to the Commit
tee on Streets and Sewers.
From Twelfth Ward Improvement As
In matter of condition caused by the
laying of new water main in Tonuele
avenue, and also as to inefficiency of cer
tain street lamps.
Received and referred to the Commit
tee on Streets and Sewers and Assess
ments and Extensions.
From Nelson Brown:—
Petitioning for the return of water
rents paid in excess on property situate
on Block 3S0, Lot IC, No. 323 Monmouth
Received and referred to the Commit
tee on Assessments and Extensions.
From the Board of Finance:—
Transmitting resolution passed by said
Board January 13, 1904, and approved
by the Mayor January 1,3. 1904.
Resolved, That the Board of Finance
water mains.
The estimated cost of the Newark
avenue and Lafayette lines supplying the
eastern low service district amounts to
one hundred and forty-eight thousand
dollars ($148,000).
d" t hare prepared an additional estimate
.hereby* concurs in the following resolu
tion adopted b.V'lhe Boge^gf Street and
Water Cbmniissmners. ft) AMfi-—
January 12. 1904, that $106,123.50 be
paid to the East Jersey Water Co., for
W'ater delivered to this city from Septem
ber 30. 1903, to Deceunber 31, 1903,
3032.1 millions gallons at $35 per million
gallons, in accordance with the terms of
temporary water contract.
Charge. Water Account ,
From the same Board}
:■ .'.•■/'I' t
Transmitting resolution passed by said
Board January 1.'!, 1903, and approved
by tlu« Mayor January 18. 1904.
Resdlved. That the Board of Finance
hereby concur* in the following resolu
tion adqptqd by the Board'of Street and.
Water donuuissioners. to wit:—1
Oil ihotioW,'-the reading of minutes of
regular meeting held on Tuesday, Janu
ary 12. llhM,. was dispensed with, and
they were approved as engrossed.
January 12, 1904, that $1,(542 be paid
to Michael Gavin and others, laborers on
paved streets for December, 1908.
Received and ordered filed.
From the -Board of Chosen Freehold
ers:— ,
Transmitting resolution passed by said
Board January 11. 1904.
Resolved, That the Boned of Street and
Water Commissioners of the City of Jer
sey City be and they are hereby request
ed to place an S-ineh meter in the main
which supplies the County Institutions
at Secauens with water, instead of the
0-inch meter at present in use, said
change to be made as soon as possible.
Received and referred to the Commit
tee on Assessments and Extensions.
From the Foreman over Sewer Squad:
Rendering weekly report.
Received and ordered filed, and a copy
transmitted to his Honor the Mayor.
The Chief Engineer reported a certifi
j cate in favor of P. Conno'ly. $1,000, on
account of contract No. 1415, as correct.
From the same Olficer:—
Jersey City Jan. 19, 1904.
To the Honorable Board of Street and
Water Commissioners:—
Gentlemen—In accordance with your
verbal instructions, I have prepared an
estimate of the cost of laying additional
for tlie construction of mains in Hudson
City, or High Service territory.
This is equally ns important as the
provisions made for the eastern low ser
vice district. The cost of this additional
construction will amount to forty-two
thousand dollars ($42,000). making a to
tal of one hundred and ninety thousand
dollars ($190,000.00).
Respectfully submitted1.
Chief ISngineer.
Received and referred to their appro
priate Committees.
The following claims were presented:~
Bernard Gannon, $954.20; George F.
Egan, $840.25; The Evening Journal As
sociation. $12, $8.40; The Jersey City
News, $8.70, $12; Edwin H. Giberson,
$03; N. Y. Horse Manure Co., $271.10,
$170.42; The Erie Railroad Company,
$312.05; Commonwealth Roofing Co.,
$8.95: E. D. Howard. $101.25; Johan
Swenson. $185; Washburn Bros. Co.,
$29.07; C. Shine, $6.85.
Received and referred to their appro
priate Committees.
The Committee on Streets and Sewers
reported on certificate of Chief Engineer
in favor of P. Connolly. $1,000, on ac
count of contract No. 1415.
Also on claims of John S. Menagh,
$1; James Manuix. $12; Philip Muldoou,
$9.90; D. McDonald, $3.50: Edward
O'Donnell. $69; Alex. F. Roe, $7S: Johan
Swenson, $100; James Wilson, $5;
George F. Egan, $840.25; Bernard Gan
non. $954.20, ns correct.
From the same Committee:—
Reporting on application of Henry
Goodman and others for the construction
of an 18-iuch vitrified pipe sewer in
Summit avenue, from 265 feet south of
Crawford street to Crawford street, and
in Crawford street, to connect with sew
er in Orchard street, and four (4) peti
tions for signs, etc., favorable.
The reports were accepted.
The Committee on Pumping and Res
ervoirs reported on claims of Collins,
La very & Co., $4.24; Uuit.d Electric Co.,
$24.38. $22.02. $24.38, $24.38: Washburn
Bros. Co., $1.00, as correct.
The reports were accepted.
The Committee on Assessments and
Extensions reported on claims of C. W.
Cooley, $75; United Electric Co., $14.10;
Union Printing Co., $(i0, $4.75, $4.50,
$0.75; Daniel McDonald, $3.50; Public
Service Corporation, $7.70, ${0.01; A. P.
Smith Mfg. Co., $45; John A. Vill,
$10.70; R. D. Wood & Co., $05.75,
$74.11; Jas. Wilson, $0, as correct.
From the same committee;—
To the Honorable the Board of Street
and Water Commissioners of Jersey
Your Committee on Assessments and
Extensions, to whom was referred on
this date the petition of Neison Brown
for. return of water rents paid in excess
on property situate in Block.380. Lot K,
No. 323 Monmouth street, f\r the year
1902, such excess amounting to $10, re
spectfully report in favor of granting the
prayer of the petitioner, believing that
the petition is one which should be
The reports were accepted.
The Committee on Engineering and
Survey reported on claims of James
Wilson. $0; Union Printing Co., $9.25;
D. McDonald, $3.50, ns correct.
Tiie reports were* accepted.
The Committee on Public Buildings,
Docks and Parks reported on claim of
Miles McCarron. $9. as correct.
The report was accepted.
The Committee on Printing and Sta
tionery reported on claims of Geo. T.
Bouton. $49.90; the Jersey City News,
$110. as correct.
The reports were accepted.
’ feklii
The ObmmittilejyS: Street rs
presented the following:—
ttes'ofVed. Tlr.ff'flr^report of the Com
mittee on Streets amljje.wers upon, the
application in writing dlfjlenry Goodman
and others, presented to this Board on
the 19t!i day of January, 1904, for the
construction of an 18-ineh vitrified pipe
sewer in Summit avenue, from a point
about 2(10 feet south of Crawford street
to Crawford street, and in Crawford
street, to connect with the sewer in Or
chard street, in accordance with the pro
visions of Chapter 217 of the Laws of
1895, be an<] the same is hereby accepted
by this Board, which hereby declares its
determination to make said improvement
unless at or. before the time for hearing
relation thereto hereafter to be ac
corded to parties iu interest a remon
strance shall be presented to this Board
signed by the owners of property liable
to more than ono-half the assessment
therefor, and that the Chief Engineer
with the aid and assistance of the Bu
reau of Survey be and is hereby directed
to make ami report to this Board specifi
cation describing the location and charac
ter of such improvement, together
with an estimate of the quantity
and kind of excavation and fill
ing anrl amount' of work to
be done and of the materials to be fur
nished for the making and completion of
the said improvement and that upon the
filing and adoption thereof the Clerk of
this Board shall advertise for proposals
for doing such.work and furnishing such
materials in manner and for the length
of time required by law.
Resolved, That the contract for the
extension. Improvement, etc., of Bruns
wick street, from Colden street to Grand
street, in accordance with the provisions
of Chapter 289 of the Laws of 1895 be
awarded to Henry Byrne, at the prices
named iu his bid, namely, 74 per cent, of
the standard, he being the lowest bidder
for the whole work, unless at or before
the time to be fixed to hear parties in
relation thereto a remonstrance against
the said improvement shall be presented
to the Board of Street and Water Com
missioners. signed by the owners of prop
erty liable to more than one-half the
assessment therefor: and.
Resolved, That the Commissioners of
Assessment, with the aid and assistance
of the Bureau of Smvey, be and are
hereby directed to make and file
in the office of the Clerk of this
Board a preliminary sketch or map
based on this award of contract
showing the amount of materials esti
mated as necessary to complete the said
improvement, the real estate or ease
ments required to be taken for such im
provement, and as far as practicable the
names of the owners of such real estate
ns is required to be taken or any interest
therein acquired, and the damage to be
done to any owner or owners, the prob
able total cost of said contemplated im
provement. and the probable amount to
be assessed upon the property so bene
fittcd thereby, and that when said sketch
or map shall have been so prepared and
filed, the Clerk of this Board is hereby
directed to give such public notice of
hearing to be thereafter given thereon as
is required by the provisions of the act
heretofore cited.
Resolved, That permission be and is
hereby granted to the following named
persons to erect a sign, etc., over the
sidewalk in front of the premises desig
nated. in accordance with the rules and
regulations of this Board governing such
Philip Tumulty, sign, 59 Brunswick
Woodbonse & Co., irou awning, Bis
hop and Grand streets.
C. J. McConnell, barber pole, 367
Eighth street.
James Louise, barber pole. 338 Sev
enth street.
Resolved, That masons’ licenses be and
are hereby granted to William A. Bar
clay, Jr., John Lawless, to make connec
tions with the sewers in Jersey City
when they file the required bonds in the
cfflee of the Permit Clerk.
Resolved. That $1 be paid to John S.
Menagh <fc Co. for 3 new keys fitted De
cember. 1903. claim No. 367.
$9.90 to Philip Muldoon, for cash ex
pended December. 1903. claim No. 369.
$12 to James Mannix. for use of team
cleaning sewers and basins. 2 days in
December. 1903, at $6. claim No. 368.
$69 to Edward O’Donnell, for use of
team cleaning sewers and basins. 11 Id
days in December, 1903. at $6, claim No.
Charge cleaning sewers and basins.
Resolved. That $100 be paid to .Tolian
Swenson, for taking down Liberty Pole
and removing same to Lafayette Park.
October, 1903, claim No. 509.
Charge appropriation for this purpose.
Resolved. That $1,000 be paid to P.
C-ounelly. on account of contract No.
1,415, for reconstruction of sewer in Bay
street, from Henderson street to Wash
ington street.
Charge special street account, this ap
Resolved. That $78 be paid to Alex. F.
Roe, for services as Inspector reconstruc
tion of sewer in Bay street. Warren
street to Henderson street. 26 days, De
cember. 1903, at $3, claim No. 210.
Charge Special Street Account, Bay
Street Sewer.
Resolved, That $5 be paid to James
Wilson, for shoeing Commissioner’s horse.
December, 1903, claim No. 336.
$3.50 be paid to D. McDonald, for
horse shoeing, Street Department. De
cember, 1903.
Charge Special Street Account, De
cember supplies.
Resolved, That the sums hereinafter
mentioned be paid to the persons named
for services rendered removing snow
from the streets of this city as per reso
lution of this Board heretofore passed on
January 4th inst., to wit:—
To Bernard Gannon. $954.20.
To George F. Eagan, $846.25.
The amounts aforesaid, together with
an additional sum of $2S5.33, constitut
ing the entire obligation of this Board on
account of sneh snow removal, and this
city and this Board -by this action to be
only obligated for any or all the sum to
tal shown when the Board ibf Finance
shall have set aside for the purpose indi
cated the sum of $1,085.78, in addition
to the sum of $1,000 heretfore provided,
and when such additional moneys shall
have been so set aside for the use
of this Board the claims of
Eagan and Gannon shall become a
charge against the same, ns shall also
the amount of $285.33. when proper bills
shall have been rendered therefor, adopt
ed, concurred in and approved.
The foregoing were each separately
The New J ekvSEv
til Curate anil Trost Cipj
Offers to the public the privileges of its
Safe Deposit Vault
At piices that are within the reach of all. The
Vault is protected against burglary, fire, etc., bv
every known device. A box may be rented for one
year for $5. Vault open daily, 9 to 5 P. M. Satur
day, 9 A. M. to 12 M. Public inspection invited.
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 Pumping and Reser
voirs presented the following:—
Resolved, That $22.02 he paid to
United Electric Co. of X. J., for arc ser
vices at reservoir, August. 1903, claim
Xo. 190.
$1:4.38 to United Electric Co. of X. J.,
for arc service at reservoir, September,
.1903, claim Xo. 195.
$24.38 to United Electric Co. of X. J.,
for arc service at reservoir, October,
1903, claim Xo. 202.
$24.38 to United Electric Co. of X. J.,
for arc service at reservoir, November,
1903, claim Xo. 223.
$1.24 to Collins. Lavery & Co., for lum
ber delivered at High Service. January,
1904, claim Xo. 178.
$1.00 to Washburn Bros. Co., for sand
and gravel at High Service, December.
1903. claim X'o. 332.
Charge water account P. & R.
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the following vote on a call
for the ayes and nays:—
Ayes—Ail the members of the Board,
five (51 in number.
The Committee on Assessments and
Extensions presented the following:—
Resolved, That a warrant for $10 be
drawn in favor of Nelson Brown, the
same representing an over-payment of
water rents for fish market in the year
1002, on property situate in Block 380,
Lot K, No. 323 Monmouth street, it ap
pearing by certificate of Water Assessor
that a fish market did not exist on the
premises in the year indicated.
Charge Water Account, A. and E.
Resolved. That plumbers' license be
and are hereby granted to William A.
Barclay. Jr., and John Lawless to make
eonne'-tion with the water mains in Jer
sey City, also to do general plumbing
work, when they file the required bonds
in the office of the Permit Clerk.
Resolved. That the Board of Finance
be and is hereby requested to set aside
for tile use of the Water Department of
this Board the sum of $190,000. such
sum to be utilized for the laying of such
additional water mains as are necessary
to render an increased and efficient ser
vice, and in order to provide such sum
as aforesaid said Board of Finance is
further requested to cause to be issued
and charge to Water Account four (4)
per cent, bonds in corresponding amount.
Resolved, That the Chief Engineer be
and is hereby directed to prepare and
submit to this Board specifications for
such additional water mains as are com
prehended in concurrent resolution of
this date, and that when such specifica
tions shall have been adopted and or
dered filed and the Board of Finance
I shall have set aside the necessary moneys
! for the purpose thnt the Clerk of this
Board shall advertise for proposals for
the furnishing of materials and the lay
ing of tiie pipe in accordance therewith.
Resolved. That $10.01 be paid to Pub
lic Service Corporation of N. J.. for gits
used at Pipe Yard, December, 1903,
claim Xo. 128.
$7.70 to Public Service Corporation of
X. J. for gas used at Wayne Street sta
ble. December. 1903. claim Xo. 129.
; $14.10 to United Electric Co. of X. J„
I for power service furnished Pipe Yard.
| December, 1903, claim X'o. 222.
$4.50 to Union Printing Company for
legal cap Water Assessor, January, 1904,
claim Xo. 224.
$5.75 to Union Printing Company for
leather cover for water map, December,
1903. claim Xo. 225.
$4.75 to Union Printing Company for
5.000 time slips printed and padded. Pipe
Yard. January. 1904, claim Xo. 220.
$00.00 to Union Printing Company, for
cash books Water Registrar, December,
1903, claim Xo. 227.
$05.75 to R. D. Wood A Co., for two
20"x20”xlG" tees, January, 1904, claim
j Xo. 333.
$74.11 to R. D. Wood A Co., for two
20"x20"x16” tees and two 20” plugs,
January, 1904, claim Xo. 334.
$75 to C. M. Cooley, Mgr., for convert
ing Jersey City Insurance Maps. Vols.
1, 2. 3, 4, 5, 6. 9. for year ending Decem
1 ber 31. 1903. claim No. 177.
| $3.50 to D. McDonald, for horseshoe
| ing. Wayne street stable, December,
j 1903, claim Xo. 312.
j $0 to James Wilson, for horseshoeing,
| Wayne street stable. December, 1903,
j claim Xo. 335. _
| $10.70 toi John A. ViJ], for harness re
I pairs, etc., Wayne street stable, iJpoein
I ber. 1903, claim Xo. 95.
$45 to A. P. Smith Mfg. Co., for three
i 0-inch patent gates, January, 1904, claim
I Xo. 508.
I Charge water account A. & E.
tiDIBSl Use Chichester’s English Pennyroyal Pill*
Best: Safe el! Only KcUable! Take oo other,
Itsiy of yeur Drusrylet, or wed to.. rteiupo, Tor peril*
tienacd -Srnof Per Led!*-, la letter by re tore eoil.
Ckkaeatcr Chemical tm. fkltad*.. Ifm
The foregoing were each separately
adopted by the 'folio w1n'gf*Tite on a call
for tbe ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All tbe members of the Baa/d,
five (5.1 in number.
The Committee on Public Building*,
Docks and Parks present'd the follow
Resolved, That $9 9*, p^id ,,to -Miles
McCarron, for services as Inspector, im
proveroen* extension to Oolumbij 'PSrfk.
3 days in November, 1903, at, $3, (jlgim
No. 207.
Charge appropriation ivWftnf
extension :•_> Columbia Park. aons'uua
Adopted by the following vote on a call s®*’
for tbe ayes and nays:—. , j};
Ayes—All the members of the Board,
five (5) in number.
The Committee on Engineering and
Snrvey presented the following:—
_ Resolved. That .$9.25 be paid to Union
Printing Co., for supplies Engineering
Jauuar-V- !904. elaim No. 228.
$3.50 to D. McDonald, for shoeing Sur
veyor’s horse. December, 1903. claim No.
_ $<> to James Wilson, for shoeing Chief
Engineer's horse. December, 1903, claim
No. 337.
Charge Engineer’s Bureau, supplies
1903-1904. ’
( ^fnPted by th? foUowing vote on a call
for the ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All the members of the Board,
five (5) in number.
The Committee on Printing and Stat
ionery presented the following:—
Resolved, That $110.00 be paid to Jer
sey City News for printing manuals,
pages 410 to 461 inclusive and 1 to 3 in
clusive, Dee., 1903. claim Xe. 1204.
1 Charge Pr‘nting anJ Stationery, 1903
Resolved. That 49.90 be paid to Geo. f
T. Bouton for incidental expenses to Jan
1, 1904.
Charge Printing and Stationery, 1903
1904, claim No. 471.
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.
Commissioner Nolan moved to taka
trom the table an ordinance entitled an
| Ordinance for the Relief of Christian
! Kaiser in construction and maintenance
I of building and bay window.
The ordinance was then taken up,
j lead and passed by the following vote on
j a call for the ayes and nays:—
Ayes—All the membeis of the Board,
five (5) in number.
Ou motion the Board adjourned.
t_ Clerk.
Regular meeting of the Board of
Street and Water Commissioners, held on
Tuesday. January 26, 1904. at two (2)
1 o’clock P. M.
_ -***«
Present — Commissioners Hauck. t3-:>
Heintze, Nolan, Sullivan and President
On motion, the rending of mi mites pf
regular meeting held on Tuesday. Janu
ary 19, 1904, was dispensed with, and
they were approval as^cyg/ossgd,,
From Charles H, 1a
In regard to delay III proceeding
the improvement of Tkdt* street#
Received and referred to the Commit
tee on Street and Sewers.
From Thomas- if
Teudering his resignation as a reader
of meters.
Received and accepted.
From James Chadwick & Bros., Ltd.:
Requesting an extension of water pip*
in Greenville avenue.
From C. F. Staples:—
Petitioning for the cancellation of wa
ter rents on property situate in Block 713.
Lot 15, No. 102 Prospect street.
Special meeting of the Board of Street
and Water Commissioners heid on Fri
day. January 29, 1904, at 11.00 A. M.
Meeting held in accordance with the
following call which was read by till
Jersey City, January 28, Kurt.
| Mr. George T. Bouton, Clerk:—
Dear Sir—You will please call a spe
cial meeting of tjijs Board for Friday,
January 29. at eleven o’clock A. M„ fol
the purpose of 'receiving -t eommnntCa
! tion from the Chief Engineer and Tot
the further purpose of passing a certai*
concurrent resolution looking to the re
moral of snow.
Very respectfully.
Present — Commissioners™ Hauck,
Ileiutze and Noitp.
(To be continued,)

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