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Friday, June 10, 1921
Holly Beach Lodge, No. 120
I. o. o. F.
Meets Monday Nights, in Third Ward Fire Hall
WILDWOOD, N. J.
B. C. INGERSOLL, Sr., Noble Grand
LEWIS H. D. ELDREDGE, Secretary
138 W. Heather Rd., Wildwood Crest. N. J.
Visiting Odd Fellows Welcome
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Mortgage Loans and Insurance
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Jersey, and Room 607 Drexel Building,
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1st & New Jersey Aves., Anglesea, N. J.
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8909 Pacific Avenue
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Estimates furnished on all kinds
of electrical work. All work
promptly attended to. Repair
work a specialty.
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WILDWOOD, N. J.
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x—Miners at work on Kokomo creek, Alaska, 40 miles from Fairbanks, where u new strike j. nigh-grade sold
ore has been made. 2—The Washington nnd cherry tree float in the parade In celebration of the 250th anniver
sary of Fredericksburg, Va. 3—Giant wreath of poppies with which the Statue of Liberty In New York harbor
was decorated Memorial day by the United American War Veterans.
NEWS REVIEW OF
Thirty Kiiled in Race War in
Tulsa, Okla.—Whites Bum
All Black Belt.
SENATE FIRM FOR BIG NAVY
Passes Appropriation Bill Carrying
$494,000,000 — President Harding’s
Memorial Day Utterance—Rail
way Wage Reduction Announced
—More Fighting in Silesia.
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
Another of those sudden and ter
rible race conflicts which make all de
cent Americans blush with shame oc
curred last week, this time In Tulsa,
Okla. Before the state troops that
were called to assist the police had
restored order at least thirty per
sons had been killed, hundreds had
been wounded and the negro quarter
of the city was In ashes. More than
6,000 negroes were rendered home
less and the property damage was es
timated to be in excess of a million
and a half dollars.
As so often Is the case, the riots
were due to an attack on a white girl
by a negro. The offender was arrest
ed and then someone started the ru
mor that he was to be lynched. Sev
eral hundred armed blacks gathered
about the courthouse and jail, and one
of them was killed by a police officer.
That started tne fighting, and within
a few hours the city had become an
armed camp. Both whites and blacks
looted the stores for guns, and the
negroes entrenched themselves In
their quarter. An army of whites
soon began the Invasion of that region
and, driving back the blacks, set Are
to the buildings as they advanced.
Men, women and children were shot .
down mercilessly as they fled from
their burning homes. Three local
units of the Oklahoma National Guard
were ordered out by the governor, and
they, with the help of the police and
members of the American Legion, at
last succeeded In controlling the sit
uation. They were able to protect
the business and railroad districts
from further destruction, but the
“black belt" was a smoking ruin.
The same old cries of “Shame I”
will be heard, and Tulsa will be thor
oughly scolded for this shocking af
fair; but the same causes will bring
about the same results ever and again,
almost anywhere In the United States,
and the wisest social economists do
not know where the remedy lies.
If the house can be brought around
to the senate’s way of thinking, we
will have the greatest navy in the
world. But the difference of view
of the two chambers is represented
Just now by some $98,000,000, and It
may be a long time before an agree
ment Is reached. By a vote of 54 to
17 the senate passed the naval appro
priation bill carrying a total of $494,
00U,000. For several weeks the small
navy men had fought hard, but they
secured a reduction of only $2,500,
000 from the total recommended by
the naval committee. Their leader.
Senator Borah, voted for the bill be
cause, as he explained, he had high
hopes of results from his amendment
requesting the President to Invite
Great Britain and Japan to Join with
the United States In curtailing naval
construction. That Mr. Harding takes
the Borah plan seriously Is Indicated
by the report that our representatives
In London and Tokyo already are
"fooling out" the sentiment In the gov
ernments to which they are ac
The bill as passed by the senate car
ries $106/100,000 for construction of
Ships, Including an Item of $15,000,00C
for the beginning of work on two air
plane carriers at a limit cost of $52,
000,000; $18,000,000 for aviation, and
funds for 120,000 men. Several mil
lions of dollars are allowed foi
strengthening the Pacific Coast de
fenses, and money Is provided for
farther work on the Charleston navj
yard, the majority having relented In
Memorial day not only was cele
brated fittingly all over the United
States, but In England and France as
well, where many of our dead war
riors still lie. In this country, of
course, the most notable observance
of the day was In the national ceme
tery jit ^Lrllngton, where the Presi
dent delivered the address. Mr. Har
ding took advantage of the occasion
to declare that America must and will
Jo her full part In helping to stabilize
the world, to restrain ambition for
empire and to prevent the disaster
to civilization that would come from
a denial of the equality of sovereign
states or persons. The United States,
he asserted, will neither pursue a pol
icy of Isolation nor surrender any of
Its Independence of action, but will
stand ready to accept leadership In
the restoration of normalcy In the
In a Memorial day address In a
Chicago suburb, former Senator
James Hamilton Lewis predicted a
war with Japan In which America will
stand alone. “Not one country In
Europe Is truly the friend of the
United States,” he said. “The time
Is coming when we shall have to pro
tect ourselves against an invasion of
the Asiatics.” England, France, and
Italy, he said, will be appealed to by
Japan to force the United States to
grant the Japanese the same privi
leges as they enjoy In Europe.
The federal railway labor board has
announced the wage reduction that
goes into effect on July 1, when the
national agreements are abrogated.
The average wage cut Is to be 12 per
cent and this eventually will reduce
the pay rolls of the 104 roads affected
by $400,000,000 a year. The board
In Its decision sets up new uniform
wage scales for all groups of employ
ees, and these will later apply to every
road in the country. The abrogation
of the national agreements. It is be
lieved, may save the roads an addi
tional $300,000,000 yearly. In labor
circles It had been feared a greater
wage reduction would be ordered by
the board; hence It Is predicted the
action may arouse little open oppo
sition. The chiefs of the railway
unions reserved comment.
jliiu uttj inter me uuuius i uuufe
was made public President Harding
surprised the Interstate commerce
commission by calling at Its office for
a conference on freight rate reduc
tion, which he deems of vital Impor
tance In the restoration of business.
He made clear his desire in this line,
but It was evident that he would have
to overcome strong opposition. The
cabinet agrees with the President that
prohibitive transportation rates large
ly account for the stagnation of busi
ness and the continued high price of
the necessities of life.
gjijllfman Clark of the Interstate
commerce commission and Senator
Cummins, chairman of the senate com
mittee on Interstate commerce, agree,
however, with the railroad executives,
who contend that rates cannot be re
duced generally until It has been
proved that railroad expenses can be
cut to a point assuring an adequate
return on the Investment
Aviation In America is hard hit by
disaster and economies. The country
was shocked by the accident near
Washington In which an army plane,
caught In a fierce electrical storm, was
destroyed and all Its seven occupants
killed. The victims included several
aviation officers and former Congress
man Maurice Connolly. Blame fof the
accident. If there Is any, Is hard to
place though It Is felt that the es
tablishment of altitude .observation
stations would do much to avert sim
At the government proving ground
at Aberdeen, Md., where rehearsals
for the army and navy maneuvers in
Chesapeake bay were taking place, a
50-pound bomb filled with TNT fell
from a plane and the explosion killed
five men and Injured twelve. Apparent
ly the mechanism of the bomb-carrying
rack was defective.
All the i lr mall routes established
with so much flourish, except the trans
continental line from New York to San
Francisco have been abandoned, Post
master General Hays saying this it
due to lack of money and to dlfficul
ties of operation. The St. Paul-Chl
cago and St. Lou is-< Chicago routes were
the last to be discontinued. This ac
tion may be linked with the charges
of inefficiency, carelessness and mis
conduct made against certain of the
operating force of the air mail in the
Middle West. Investigation has result
ed in the temporary suspension of E.
W. Majors, superintendent of the
Omaha-Oleveland division, and of four
of his subordinates and one mechanic,
Mr. Majors and the pilots in his divi
sion deny the charge made hy a dis
charged pilot, that the deaths of sev
eral air mail carriers were due to
criminal carelessness of the executive
and mechanical forces. The investi
gation is not yet completed.
The Poles and Germans In Upper
Silesia did not observe their truce for
many hours. The Germans renewed
the attucks and the lighting has been
continuous ever since, despite the ef
forts of the allied plebiscite forces,
which have been reinforced by a body
of British troops. In general the Poles
seem to be getting the worst of the
fighting, for the Germans were well
organized secretly and are fully armed.
There was a serious outbreak In Beu
then, where the German inhabitants
attacked the French garrison. The
latter used tanks with deadly effect
nnd routed the Germans, killing many.
With the arrival of the British forces
it appeared likely that Korfanty’s In
surgent Poles would be driven out of
much of the disputed territory which
they had seized.
Chancellor Wirth apparently is de
termined to force Germany to fulfill
her obligations to the allies. In a
speech before the relchstag he set
forth the economic rules and policies
through which, he believes, the Ger
man nation can pay Its debts and yet
maintain economic stability and In
dependence. He intends not only to
keep up with the payments as they
fall due, but to keep ahead of them.
“The sums to be paid in repara
tions,” he declared, “can be extract
ed only by creating an economic bal
ance. We must increase our produc
tion and reduce our expenses to the
utmost in our manufactures. We
must limit all imports, especially luxu
ries, as far as possible through customs
tax measure. To this end we should
have sovereignty over our customs
“Agrlcultm-e must be brought to Its
highest capacity, systematically. Ani
mals must be replaced by motors, sav
ing fodder. Acreage must be Increased,
and the cultivation of swamps and
deserts must be undertaken at the
earliest moment, thus providing work
for those out of employment. The
sword has been broken. We must
The chancellor foreshadowed a high
er corporation tax, a bourse tax, an
inheritance tax, a landed property tax
and a tax on certain securities, 1b ad
dition to an increase in direct taxes.
Before the congress of the Com
munist party in Moscow Premier
Lenin laid his .economic program,
which was supported by Minister of
Agriculture Miliutin and approved by
the gathering. The policy as outlined
1. Collection from the peasants of a
fixed amount of grain by a system of
tax in kind, estimated by Miliutin to
amount to about one-third of the crop.
The other two-thirds of the crop is to
remain at the disposal of the peasant
for grading through the newly restored
co-operatives, whose power is to be ex
2. Retention in the hands of the
state of the largest industries and
means of transportation, particularly
the leather, salt and textile industries.
These latter are turning out manu
factured goods now most needed hy
the peasants. They are to be speeded
up In order to satisfy the peasants’
needs, and the workmen are to be en
couraged by a bonus system and other
inducements which will Inerense pro
duction. Supervision Is to be under
the trade unions, who will fix the rates
of pay Instead of the government as
3. Encouragement of small and me
dium eo-operatlves and private indus
tries. Factories will he leased to these
smaller Industries, and even financial
assistance will be given. The trades
unlens will fix wages.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
Published in conjunction with the
Cape May County Gazette, Cape May
; Court House.
Week ending May 27, 1921:
Borough of North Wildwood
Mary Godfrey Penton, et vir., to
Isaac K. Clark. $100. Lot 205, block
221, First Ward.
The City of North Wildwood to
Samuel F. King, et ux. $100. Lot 108,
Mortgage Guaranty Co. to Charles
F. McNally, et ux. $100. S. E. half of
lot 619, block 104.
Charles Q. Finley, et ux., to George
Staniforth. $800. Lots 17 and IS,
Continental - Equitable Title and
Trust Co., Trustee, to John M. Mor
rissey, et als. Lot 316, block 185.
Charles H. Clouting Co. to Henry H.
Ottens. Lot 40, block 115 and lot 35,
block 90, Ottens Canal Tract.
Henry H. Ottens to Martha M. Mc
Cafferty, et vir. $450. Lot 17 block
Borough'of West Wildwood
Wildwood Extension Realty Co. to
W. D. Hann and Co., Lots I3-A and
14-A, block 28.
Fred. Rotwitt, et ux., to T. Albert
Ward, et ux. Lots 103 and 104, block
W. D. Hann and Ca to Andrew M.
Gallagher. Lots 11 and 12, block 29,
City of Wildwood
Mary Elizabeth Flood, et vir., to
Thomas Keyworth. 9800. Lot 28,
block 36, with buildings, on S. W. side
of Rio Grande avenue.
City of Wildwood to Frank B. Sharp,
et ux. Quit-claims lot 23, block 93.
Emma L. Knecht to Joshua Rush.
$100. N. E. half of lots I and 2, S. E.
three-sixteenths of lot 2,. all in block
120, Second Ward.
James Eynon to James Hamilton,
Jr. S. W. 30 feet of lota 15 and 16,
block 47, at intersection of S', E. side
of Park avenue, with N; E. side of
Henry C. Phillippi, et. ux., to Mary
A. Higgins. Lots 1 andi 2, block 36,
N. E. section.
Victor Anderson, et use.,, to Carl
Johan Carlson. $1,600. Lot 25, block
Asa L. Colson, et ux;,, to Frank C.
Colson, et ux. $100. Lot T and 13-20
of lot 8, block F,' Ocean, side of Atlan
Frank B. Sharp, et ux:, to Stanley
Roberts, Jr. Lot 25, block 93.
Borough of Wildwood Crest
Wildwood Crest Co. to Albert De
Unger. Lots 20 and 21; Mock 27.
Viola G. De Unger, Eiecr’x., to Mag
nes Levin. $1,100. Same as above.
Beecher-Kay Realty CD. to William
Nicholson. $30. Lot 7,3, Wildwood
Boulevard Tract 2.
Same to Same. $60:. Lot 60, Wild
wood Boulevard Tract 2.
BOXER TRAINING IN WILDWOOD
Billy Ritchie, a well-known light
weight boxer, who gave Benny Leon- j
ard a run for his money not so long
ago, is in training at Harry S. Dry’s: j
Dew Drop Inn Sporting Club, the old
Holly Beach Motor Boat club house
on Ottens Harbor,-. Ritchie will give
lessons in physical' training. It is, a
big boost to Wildwood to have a fighter
of this merit using our city as a train
ing quarters, because it may lead
others Jo look us over, and once they
see Wildwood they will immediately
observethe unparalleled advantages
we have for the training of athletos.
Read the Journal Ads.
Notice of Proposed
The following ordinance was introduced
at a meeting of the Borough Council of
West Wildwood, N. J., on May 28, 1921,
and passed on first and second reading,
and will come up for final passage at <
meeting of Council to be held at the'
Casino in West Wildwood, on-July 2, 19£J,
at 8 P. M„ D. S. T.
An ordinance to provide for the licensing
of person® engaged in i-i*e business of
transportation in the Borough of West
Wildwood, and imposing a penalty for
conducting said business without a
IT IS ORDAINED by she Council of the
Borough of West Wildwood that no per
son, firm or corporation* shall operate or
drive any stage coach, omnibus, autobus,
automobile, jitney, or cifter vehicle for hire
for the transportation of passengers in or
upon any road, street; or avenue in th»s
Borough of West Wildwood, or advertise
for or solicit within the Borouga of West
Wildwood the transportation of passengers
for hire, or conduct or maintain any imb
lic depot, stand or-station f<r receiving
or discharging passengers wit a in tha Bor
ough of West Wildwood, unless such per
son, firm or corporation shall have first
obtained a license of the Borough of. West
Wildwood therefor authorizing the same;
and; any person, firm or corporation vio~
gating the provisions of this ordinance ore
I conviction thereof before the Mayor or
Recorder or auy Justice of the Peace of
the Borough or West Wildwood shall be
punished for each offense by fiae not ex'
eeeding One Hundred Dollars, or bv im
prisonment not exceeiing ten days* or
Provided, that this ordinance shaft not
be construed to prevent any- iierson. firm
or corporation from operating or driving
any such* vehicle into said borough for
the purpose of conveying or discharging
passengers received for transportation out
side of rhe limits of the borough, nor shall
it be taken to prevent the operator or
driver of any such vehicle from entering
into or passing over the roads, streets or
avenues of said borough to receive pas
sengers for transportation, upon a special
request therefor made by the person en
gaging such transportation, nor shall it be
taken to apply to any railroad.
FURTHER ORDAINED, that the Bor
ough Clerk, in the name of the Borough
is hereby authorized to issue the license
mentioned in this ordinance, valid for one
year from the date of issue, upon applica
tion indorsed by ten freeholders of the
Borough, and upon payment by the appli
cant of a license fee therefor of Ten Dol
lars, to be collected and paid to the Bor
ough Treasurer for the use of the Bor
This ordinance shall take effect imme
JOSEPH E. WRIGHT,
Frank Karn, a butcher in Coombs'
'Economy Market at Burk and Pacific
avenues, slipped and fell behind the
counter last Saturday evening at about
eleven o’clock. Dr. Cbhen was sum
moned and said that Mr. Kara’s leg
was broken. Mrs. Karn took him to
JefTerson Hospital in Philadelphia on
A new size package!
Ten for 10c.
Dealers carry both;
lOforlOc; 20 for20c.
It V toasted.
WILDWOOD aid DELAWARE BAY
SHORT LINE RAILROAD CO.
Between Wildwood and Philadelphia
EVANSHi. BtiiAUOHTEK, Gen’l Mgr.
Change of Tine in Effect May 15.1921
Philadelphia* Weekday*- Wildwood
7.00 a mu-.tl.10 a m
8.50 am.10.40 a m
4.10 pm..5.58 p m
6.00 p m.518 p m
Wildwood1 Weekdays. Philadelphia
5.57 a m • • • local . •• • 8.45 a m
5.55 am-. 8.55 a m
L.10 pm.. . 3.55 p m
1.00 p m. 6.10 p ed
7.20 am Excursion! . 9.14 am
5.50 am-.10.40 a m
>.00 pm.. . 7.55 p m
5.30 am.• • 9.25 a m
£25 p m - • local!- . -6.10pm
k00 pnt..6.10 p m
*00 pm.. Excursions ■ 7.55 p m
Bell 67 Keystone 75
Atlantic Tobacco Co.
145 E., OAK Ave.
WILDWOOD- - NEW JERSEY
We: carry a Full Line of
We also carry a full lHe of Paper
Bags, Roll Paper, Ice Cream Boxes,
Hates, Spoons and Napkins.
MS. FRANK BECKER
103 East 17tSi Avenue
East of North Wildwood Pennsyl
vania Railroad Station: every traia
stops going and coding right at store
New and Complect Line <*/ Summer
Voiles and Stamped Goods
Sweaters, Underwear., Blankets,
Hosiery, Bed and Table Linen.
Most complete line of Dry Goods in
Cape May County.
All shades of Silk Materials,
Georgette Crepe and Crepe de Chine.
Dressmaking Supplies.and Trimmings
Free delivery anywhere on the
Island. store open Evenings until
Eight o’ulock. Both Phones-Bell
261-R, Xeyston* 65<>>Y
Agency for Pictorial Patterns.
REAL ESTATE and
Fidelity Trust Company
Wildwood Title & Trust Co.
Searches, Abstracts of Title
Prompt Service All Work Guaranteed
Farms lor Sale
First National Bank Building
Cape May Court House, N. J.
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