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The North Wildwood City Council
held its regular meeting for June on
Tuesday evening at the city hall with
Mayor McLinden presiding and Coun
cilmen Errickson, Hewitt, Penrose
and Ostenrieder present, also Clerk
Redding, Collector Peterson, Solicitor
Tatem, Engineer Rice and Director of
Public Works Hewitt.
The collector’s report was read as
Balance on hand,
May 1st .$ 714.77
Collections . 37,705.30
Expenditures .$15,967.57
Balance on hand.$22,452.50
Regular monthly bills were read and
ordered paid. Mr. Ostenrieder com
plained that the garbage was not being
collected properly in his neighborhood
and asked that $25 be deducted.
Bids for lighting the city streets for
three years from the West Jersey Elec
tric Co. were read as follows:
65 all year arc lamps at $115.00 each.
35 summer lamps, 4 months, at
$15.00 per month; 3 months, at $17.50
per month; 2 months, at $20.00 per
Superintendent Nye stated that a
part of their new equipment had been
lost in transit but expected it any
day, and as soon as it arrives the
boardwalk lights will be put on. Mr.
Tatem explained the new lighting sys
tem recently installed by the city,
saying it cost over $12,000 to install it.
On motion the contract was awarded
to the bidder.
A communication was read from
Attorney Robert Bright, saying a
mortgage held by N. R. S. Yewdall on
the city barn on Fourth avenue would
soon be due, and as the amount had
been included in this year’s budget it
will be taken care of when due.
A letter was read from the Wild
wood Board of Trade asking that the
city’s appropriation of $500 to the
Board of Trade be placed to their
„ credit at the earliest convenience.
A letter was read from E. G. 'Ray
mond Young in reference to the grad
ing of Pine avenue, where a sewer
line was recently laid. The clerk was
instructed to advertise for bids for the
work, bids, to be in by the next regu
lar meeting.
A resolution was passed adopting
daylight saving time to become ef
fective at 11 P. M., June 7th.
Four applications were read for life
guards, from Ralph Bloomell, James
Taylor, Ralph Powell and Charles
Joslin. They were referred to the
Ordinance No. 152, providing for the
erection of a eity pavilion at Seven
teenth avenue and the boardwalk,
passed second and final readings. The
form of bond to be used for bonds pro
vided for in the above ordinance was
read and approved.
Ordinance No. 153, the new plumbing
code, was read and passed on second
and final readings.
Ordinance No. 154, the new building
code, was read and passed on second
and final readings.
A resolution was adopted setting the
opening time of hotels at/six .o’clock
A. M. and closing time at twelve mid
The matter of a pier and public
toilets on New Jersey avenue was
again brought up and the Clerk was
instructed to advertise for bids for the
pavilion according to plans and speci
fications as prepared by Engineer
L. M. Rice, bids to be in by June 21st.
Mr. Watson, representing the Balti
more Sun, asked Council if they cared
to go in on the fishermen’s page to be
published in their resort section on
Sunday, June 26th. It was referred
to the advertising committee.
The condition of Spruce avenue was
spoken of by Robert Pearce, a resident
of that street, who said autos get
stuck there in the soft ground nearly
every day. It was referred to the
street committee with power to act.
Mr. Hewitt said the beach seemed
to be washing away in the vicinity of
Seventeenth avenue, and that there
were a few piling washed out under
the boardwalk. A bulkhead was sug
gested to protect the beach there.
The opening of the channel to give
the boats an outlet was a vital ques
tion taken up and caused considerable
discussion. Mayor McLinden stated
that he and others had been over to
see Congressman Bacharach in refer
ence to getting the government dredge
here and he had promised to have
government engineers here to look it
Solicitor Tatem said he thought it
would not be right to take away any
of the jetty that had been placed
across the south inlet to protect the
property in that location.
Director Hewitt was authorized to
secure the services of an expert en
gineer to confer with in regard to the
best method of providing more water
for thel boats to get in and out of the
Council then adjourned.
Harvey Koch, aged about 46 years,
died very suddenly Monday night at
about eleven o’clock at the old Here
ford where he made his home. He
had been out until that hour and com
ing home had gone to the kitchen of
the hotel and prepared himself a sand
wich which he was eating and started
up the back stairway. A dull thud
ding soutid was heard by occupants of
the hotel and upon opening the door
to the back stairway the body fell out
upon the floor.
Coroner Ingersoll was called and
a verdict was given of death by bruises
on head received from falling down
Funeral services were held on Fri
day at the hotel and interment made
at Rio Grande, Rev. Paul J. Hoh, of
the Lutheran Church, officiating.
Mr. Koch came here from Allentown,
Pa., about six years ago. He was well
known in this section of the island,
being a contractor and builder, hav
ing just completed the work of alter
ations to the Hotel Windsor.
Little is known of him except that
he was a widower and it was thought
he had a brother in Allentown, but no
trace could be found of him.
A farewell party was given to Meyer
Nidorf by his parents and friends in
honor of his graduation from high
school, on Sunday evening at the Ni
dorf home. Many fine gifts were re
ceived and the guests had a fine time.
Those present were as follows: Mr.
and Mrs. Konowitch, Mrs. Pullock, Mr.
and Mrs. L. Sagel, Mr. and Mrs. I.
Sagel, Mr .and Mrs. Senekoff, Mr. and
Mrs. L. Konowitch, Mr. and Mrs. Bella,
Mr. and Mrs. David Konowitch, Mr.
and Mrs. Benj. Gidding and Jack Kon
owitch. Mr. Nidorf expects to enter
Swarthmore College next fall and
study engineering. ✓
Mrs. C. E. Bradshaw, of Anglesea,
anounces the marriage of her third
son, Grover C. Bradshaw, to Miss Elsie
D. Nurge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Nurge, of Jersey City, on Satur
day,' June 4, 1921, by Rev. C. Vandyke
Conover, of Anglesea. Mr. and Mrs.
Claude Bradshaw, brother and sister
in-law of the groom were in attend
A birthday party was held at the
home of Mrs. 0. Hokensen in honor of
her daughter’s fifth birthday, Miss
Ruth Hokensen, on Monday afternoon.
All of the little folks had a fine time
playing games. Those present were
Lillian Kajander, Esther Shivers,
Bertha and Wilhelmina Huff, Ida Carl
son, Mildred and Helen Witzell, Her
bert Sanders, Arthur Bjorkluncf, Elsie
and Arnold Peterson, Henry Mansika,
Edward and Jennie Lundholm, Helen
Kimball, Kathryn Gallagher, Harry
Lindberg, Carl Miller, Francis Nidorf,
John Carlson and Victoria Wider
Lynn Bright and family have moved
into the basement of Capt. Mulford’s
new home on First avenue.
Miss Hazel Horner has recovered
from arf attack of diphtheria and is
able to be about again.
Edward Garwood is having his
boarding house repaired and a new
asbestos roof made.
Collector P. L. Peterson was in
Trenton the fore part of this week in
conference with tax officials. He ac
companied Senator Bright from Tren
ton to Philadelphia on Tuesday where
they witnessed the big parade of Odd
Fellows. They were so interested that
they missed the last express train
and came down on the late Reading
Steven Sherman was married to Miss
Frances Robinson at Dennisville on
Saturday evening, June 4, 1921. Mr.
Sherman is connected with one of the
big pound fisheries.
- Mrs. Fred. Miller gave a party cele
brating her son Carl’s third birthday
on Wednesday evening at her home on
First avenue. The room was pret
tily decorated with red, white and blue
streamers and all the guests had a
fine time. The little host received
many gifts, including a pair of boots
which he wore all the next day. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Peter
son, Mr .and Mrs. Jesse Little, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Sheldon, Mrs. B. Sheldon, Vir
ginia and Clarence Hurdle and Fred.
The flying boat Flamingo from
Miami, Fla., bound for Atlantic City,
became lost in the fog Thursday af
ternoon and landed in Hereford Inlet.
The pilot and observer are staying at
the Coast Guard Station until the fog
clears ;away after having anchored
the plane in the inlet.
The commencement of the North
Wildwood public school will be held
Thursday evening, June 16th, in the
Anglesea M. E. Church. Interesting
exercises are being arranged and an
address will be made by Miss Sarah
B. Askew, one of the organizers con
nected with the New Jersey Public
Library Commission.
The fire company was called out the
other day to a grass fire endangering
the home of Theo. Reidle, but it was
extinguished by the prompt action
of the firemen.
Mrs. Laura Greeley, over 90 years
of age, died Wednesday night at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Boettcher,
Chestnut and New York avenues. In
terment will be made in Pittsburgh,
When A. J. Lennox, of Lennox and
McKibbin, real estate dealers, refused
to pay for a plumbing Job which
George Webb had done for him on
Poplar avenue before inspecting the
work, Webb is alleged to have seized
him by the throat and beat him up.
Mr. Lennox was bruised around the
throat and arms and his left hand
badly gouged by Webb’s fingernails.
Mr. Lennox immediately went to
Justice of the Peace Dr. Foote and
swore out a warrant. Webb was ar
rested and placed under $200 bail to
appear before Court. John Byrne is
bis bondsman.
A miscellaneous shower was given
at the home of Mrs. Edwin T. Brad
way, 117 West Nineteenth avenue, in
honor of Miss Katie Glenn, who has
recently announced her engagement
to George Lehman, of Cape May.
A lively evening was spent in games
and contests. One of these was a
towel hemming contest in which the
men showed surprising efficiency.
The prize winner was Councilman
Thomas Webster, while Harold
Hughes drew the consolation prize.
The towel turned in by Edwin Brad
way was neatly bound in galvanized
iron, while Charles Glenn’s was clev
erly ruffled.
Miss Glenn was presented with a
clothes basket full of beautiful and
useful articles, each one being clev
erly labeled with a quotation indicat
ing its future use. The reading of
these quotations and the unwrapping
and displaying of the contents caused
great merriment, although the bride
to-be would have preferred opening
some of them minus an audience.
About midnight the dining room
doors were thrown open, and the
guests ushered into a beautifully
decorated and bountifully laden table,
where Miss Glenn had the decorated
seat of honor. The table decorations
were pink and white.
About 36 guests were present from
Wildwood, Pennsgrove and Bayonne.
Mr. and Mrs. Larcombe entertained
at their East Fifteenth avenue home,
for the past two weeks, Mrs. Peacock,
daughter and son, and Miss J. K. Mc
Miss Louella Souley, of West Phila
delphia, was the guest of John Hunter,
at his parents’ home on East Seven
teenth avenue.
We will make your children’s clothes
for you, any size, any style. Jack and
Jill Shop, Wildwood avenue.—adv.
Mr. and Mrs. Manger, of Philadel
phia, spent Sunday here at their
Seventeenth avenue boardwalk store.
Mrs. Bernolt, accompanied by her
daughter, of West Fourteenth avenue,
spent a few weeks in Philadelphia
with her family.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Noble and Mr. and
Mrs. De Vaul and their families have
arrived for the summer, and have
opened up their bungalows on West
Fourteenth avenue.
We are now sole agents for Whitman’s
candies. None better made. A full line.
Leedom’s Pharmacy, Pacific and Burk
avenues. 5-27-2t
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pierson' are
spending a few weeks at their East
Eighteenth avenue cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Martin entertained,
on Sunday, their son and his family
from Philadelphia.
Mrs. F. Imrik, with her son and
daughter, spent the past week with
her sister, Mrs. J. Thompson and fam
ily at their Juniper avenue home.
Outre size silk hosiery, at The Fash
ion Shop.—adv.
Mrs. Mary Hertel and daughter have
opened their East Seventeenth avenue
cottage for the season.
J. Dorsey is making improvements
on his beautiful home and is building
a new two-car garage.
Mr. Riece is extending the porch on
his Eighteenth avenue cottage and
making improvements on the small
cottage near his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Kyle spent Sunday at
their cottage on East Eighteenth ave
nue, which they have rented for the
^Charles Hoelzell has opened the
grocery store on New York avenue
formerly conducted by Larcombe
brothers. A meat department has
been installed by David Young, who
last year managed the meat market
on Seventeenth avenue built by H. H.
Ottens and now owned by M. Worobe
& Sons. ^
Charles Thompson expects to open
his West Side Garage at Maple avenue
and Park boulevard about the fifteenth
of this month. He will do a general
repair and storage business. He also
has the agency for Cape May County
for the Ray Storage Battery. Mr.
Thompson is very enthusiastic about
the merits of this battery, and expects
to establish sub-agencies all over the
The garage is 38 by 88 feet in dimen
sions. It is built of concrete blocks,
by Frank Mattera, and Mr. Thompson
is putting on the wooden roof himself.
As well as the two lots that the
garage is built on, facing on Park
boulevard, Mr. Thompson owns two
lots facing Maple avenue and forming
an “L” with those the garage is built
on. He intends at some later date to
build a machine shop connecting with
his garage on these lots.
The garage is a single story struc
ture with a large vehicle entrance at
the right. On the left is a small
door leading to the office and storage
room. In the rear the masonry has
been left unfinished so that when the
machine shop is built it can be joined
to the present building with very lit
tle difficulty.
By trade Mr. Thompson is a marine
engineer. He has traveled a great
deal, having visited every country in
the world and almost every port of
any consideration. His last position
was with the Barber line, by whom he
was employed as chief engineer of the
steamship “Winyah,” which was built
in Bristol, Pa. He sailed with her to
China, Japan and South America. At
some later date he intends to open a
marine repair business.
A happy throng of daintily dressed
little folks and sweet young girls gath
ered at the home of Miss Alice Hen
dee on Wednesday evening, June 8th,
1921, to play in recital for the first
time before an admiring audience of
parents and friends.
The class, which numbers 46 in all,
was well represented. A few of the
pupils, unfortunately, were unable to
be present, owing to illness, etc. The
performance of the program of 32
numbers was excellently rendered and
reflects great credit to both teacher
and pupils. Earnest endeavor and
real talent marked the performance
of a number of the pupils.
The program follows:
Duet, Birds of Paradise
Elizabeth Kay and Emily DuBois.
Night’s Magic Spell.Kannerstein
Clara Hill.
Daisy, the Joker.Bugbee
Lenore Erickson.
Elfin Dance .Heins
Natalie Mayer.
Illusion Waltz .Rolfe
Charles Senn.
Song of Wood Nymphs.Gailbraith
Helen Hill.
Duet, Gaiety Polka,
Florence and Charles Senn.
Dance Melodie .Huerta
Una Malcolm.
Sing, Robin, Sing.Spaulding
Rae Konowitch.
Aragonaise Ballet.Massenet
Edith Childs.
The Tea Party.Lawson
Elizabeth Kay.
Duet, Gipsy Maiden.Behr
Pauline Grace and teacher.
Song of the Water Nymphs.Spaulding
Evelyn Nuneviller.
Valse in D flat.Chopin
Zelma Richman.
Dance of the Sprites.Morrison
Seraphine Mayer.
a. Pixie’s Ballet .Brown
b. Fairies’ Twilight Song.Blake
Eleanor Kalbach.
The Butterfly .Merkel
Mildred Ryan.
Valse Modern .Martin
Ethel Grace.
a. In the Woods.Bartlett
b. Playful Rondo.Green
Emily DuBois.
Duet, Italian Melody..Sartorio
Eleanor Kalljach and teacher.
(introducing Humoresque)
Edith Koeneke.
Told at Twilight .Huerta
Elizabeth McNutt.
Frolic of the Brownies... .Loeb-Evans
Margaret Mace.
Duet, Grace Waltz.Bohm
Edith Childs and teacher.
The Fountain .Bohm
Eleanor Addis.
Nocturne in E flat.Chopin
Catherine Townsend.
Duet, Over Hill and Dale. .Englemann
Elizabeth McNutt and teacher.
Morceau Characteristique,
Austrian Song.Pacher
Hilda Cranston.
Berceuse from Opera Jocelyn. .Godard
Anna Hendee.
Morning Glories.Spaulding
Florence Senn.
Narcissus .•. Nevin
First Valse .Durand
Horace Dorrell.
Duet, Quartet from Rigoletto... .Verdi
Catherine Townsend and Anna Hendee.
Miss Hendee, who is a member of
the faculty of the Philadelphia Musical
Academy at 1617 Spruce street, is a
devoted teacher, which is evidenced by
the fact that she is continuing her
studies under a New York concert
pianist, and seeks always to be up to
the minute in the musical sense.
On Saturday, June 4th, Miss Alice
Hendee entertained her class of music
pupils at an afternoon party at lw*
home on East Maple avenue, marking
the close of the term of 1920-21.
The time was spent pleasantly with
music and games, after which refresh
ments were served, and the girls, both
little and big, and boys, too (for there
are at least two in the class), went
home happily looking forward to their
recital the following Wednesday even
ing, an account of which will be found
elsewhere in this paper.
For All the News Read the Journal.
The new dance floor in the Casino
Auditorium will be officially opened
on June 24th. All the proceeds of the
opening night will go to Byron Pen
nington Croker Post, No. 1S4, of the
American Legion.
There will be dancing in the Audi
torium every afternoon and evening
during the summer. The admission
price in the afternoons will be 30 cents
and in the evenings 55 cents. These
prices include war tax.
The music will be furnished by dif
ferent orchestras during the season,
but the Marimba Orchestra will play
there first.
The floor, which is of hard wood,
will accommodate 400 couples. The
hall has been decorated very nicely in
white. There is a railing around the
dance floor, leaving a wide margin for
spectators. Refreshments will be on
sale. Byrne and Dillard are the pro
prietors of the new dance hall.
A notice will be posted in all the
Wildwood papers a week prior to the
The management intends to make
the Auditorium a place for refined
First Baptist Church
Rev. George Street, of Newcastle,
Del., will occupy the pulpit of the
First Baptist Church the next two
Sundays while Mr. Fisher is on his
vacation. Mr. Street is a summer cot
tager in Wildwood, and anyone of the
congregation desiring to consult him
may do so at his home at 111 East
Maple avenue.
St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church
The Auditorium will be open next
Sunday. The Masses will be said at
six, eight, nine and ten o’clock in the
morning, standard time, or seven, nine,
ten and eleven o’clock daylight saving
St. Simeon’s P. E. Church
The services next Sunday will be
Holy Communion at half past seven
in the morning, Church School at
half past nine regular service of
prayer and sermon at half past ten,
and evening prayer and sermon at
half past seven. All the hours mo
tioned here are daylight saving time.
Holy Communion will be observed
next Wednesday at half past seven in
the morning. The Litany will be sung
Friday afternoon at four o’clock. The
strawberry festival was held this week
on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
at the Regent Restaurant.
Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Clarke on Mon
day attended the garden party at Mer
wick, the estate of Bishop Paul Mat
thews, of New Jersey, at Princeton.
The garden party is an annual affair,
and all the big lights of the Church
in New Jersey were present. The
party lasted from ten in the morning
until five in the afternoon. Mrs. Mat
thews, the hostess, was formerly a
Miss Proctor, of the Proctor-Gamble
First Methodist Church
The Sunday-school picnic will be
held Thursday, June 16th, somewhere
on the bay shore. The spot has not
been selected yet. All the children
will bring their own lunches.
This Sunday is Children’s Day. The
subject of the morning sermon will be,
“There's a Lad Here.” The service
will be held at eleven o’clock, daylight
saving time. Sunday-school will be at
ten o’clock in the morning. In the
evening Childrens’ Day exercises by
the Sunday-school will be held. The
Sunday-school Board meeting will be
held Wednesday night.
Christening will be held next Sun
day morning. All parents wishing to
have their children christened are in
vited to bring them to the morning
First Presbyterian Church
The congregational meeting , has
been postponed until Wednesday even
ing, June 15th. Rev. Dougherty spern
Wednesday in Philadelphia.
Inquiries are coming in very fast.
They have picked up considerably in
the 'past few days. Nearly all the
inquiries have been of a general char
Frank S. Lloyd, who is chaperoning
the Senior Class on their trip to Wash
ington, stopped in at the Board of
Trade office on the boardwalk and
took ten bundles of Wildwood book
lets, averaging between 300 and 400
in each bundle, approximately 3,500
booklets, to distribute on the way to
Washington. The graduating class
will also put up road signs between
Wilmington, Del., and Baltimore, Md.
Charles Burke, fire marshal of the
third ward, went to Syracuse, N. Y.,
by train last Wednesday. He returned
in a motor truck which he bought
there. He took 500 Board of Trade
booklets with him to distribute on the
way back. This is a good stunt for
anyone desiring to boost Wildwood and
thereby boost himself.
Will Mr. or Mrs. F. H. Thompson,
formerly of Ocean View, Va., commu
nicate with W. Scott Walker, of the
“Evening Star,” Washington, D. C.
List of Special Excursions Arranged
to Date, May 26, 1921
June Estimate
12th Soft Drink Workers.2,000
19th Frankford Arsenal .1,000
25th Evanson and Levering_ 600
25th Congoleum Company,
Chester .1,000
26th J. J. Felin, pork packers... 600
30th Green St. M. E. Church.... 200
July Estimate
9th Blauner’s . 500
13th Laurel Springs Presby
terian Church. 400
13th Barrington Presbyterian
Church . 400
13th Shriners .'.3,000
15th H. K. Wampole, chemicals. 600
16th Kent Mfg. Co., Chester_1,000
21st Audubon M. E. Church.... 450
21st Ushers. First Baptist
Church . 800
22d Presbyterian Church,
West Collingswood . 450
23d Westinghouse Electric
Mfg. Co.2,000
30th Tall Cedars .1,000
30th Hetzel Accident and Bene
ficial Association.1,000
August Estimate
6th H. C. Gerrish Bible Class.. 400
13th McAndrews and Forbes... .1,200
17th Roxboro Business Men’s
Club .3,000
20th United Shoe Workers.1,000
Grand Total, 22,600.
Last Wednesday the Ladies’ Auxil
iary of St. Simeon's Episcopal Church
met at the residence of Mrs. Robert
Moore, “The Inlet,” Anglesea.
It being the final meeting of the sea
son the society gathered in the even
After the business had been trans
acted the guests sat down to a ban
quet, covers being laid for 30.
The dining room and tables were
tastefully decorated in white and yel
low. The president?, Mrs. W. Court
right Smith, spoke at length about the
work the auxiliary has done during
the past year. Dr. James H. Clarke
also spoke about the work done by the
society for the parish and home mis
sions. Mrs. Annie Evans, secretary,
and Mrs. William Hunting Hedges
were also heard from. A vote of thanks
was tendered to Mrs. Moore for her
generosity, after which the guests
spent the evening with music and
singing, with Mrs. Charles Sanders at
the piano. The auxiliary then dis
banded for the summer months, ex
pecting to meet again in the fall.
Waists and overblouses in all the
newest shades, at The Fashion Shop.
(1) This is to Certify, /hat a petition
has been filed with the Clekk of the “The
City of Wildwood, in the Cotinty of Cape
May," in the State of New Jeremy, for the
recall of William C. Hendee, a>,Commis
sioner in “The City of WIldwoodNi&.Rte'
County of Cape May," in the State of itew
Jersey for the following reasons:
1. He has instigated and stirred ui)
litigation against the City of Wildwood.\
2. He has approved bills for the pay- V
ment of money which were not due or
owing by the City of Wildwood.
3. He has refused to pay bills or sign
checks therefor, for the payment of
which the City was liable, thereby im
pairing the credit of the City of Wild
(2) An election to determine if the Com
missioner shall be recalled; and if so, to
elect a successor, will be held on Tues
day the twelfth day of July, 1921.
City Clerk.
Dated the ninth day of June. 1921.
(1) This is to Certify, that a petition
has been filed with the Clerk of the “The
City of Wildwood, in, the County of Cape
May." in the State of New Jersey, for the
recall of Oliver Bright, a Commissioner
in “The City of Wildwood, in the County
of Cape May," in the State of New Jersey
for the following reasons:
1. Lack of sufficient ability to propejly
discharge the duties of Commissioner.
2. Refusal to defend or authorize the
defense of actions instituted against the
City of Wildwood in the County of Cape
3. Wilful extravagance in use and ex
penditure of public funds.
4. Incurringyof obligations and author
izing the making of contracts in excess
of the sum of $500.00 without advertising
for bids as provided by law.
5. Repeated employment of outside at
torney and payment to him of excessive
fees while the City has a regularly ap
pointed City Solicitor.
6. General conduct manifesting a de
sire to promote private and political in
terest at the expense of the taxpayers,
and for so doing this recall petition shall
be your sufficient warrant.
(2) An election to determine if the Com
missioner shall be recalled ; and if so, to
elect a successor, will be held on Tues
day the tw’elfth day of July, 1921.
City Clerk.
Dated the ninth day of June, 1921.
(1) This is to Certify, that a petition
has been filed with the Clerk of the “The
City of Wildw’ood, in. the County of Cape
May,” in the State of New' Jersey, for the
recall of Frank E. Smith, a Commis
sioner in “The City of Wildwood, in the
County of Cape May," in the State of New
Jersey for the following reasons:
1. Lfcck of sufficient ability to properly
discharge the duties of Commissioner.
2. Refusal to defend or authorize the
defense of actions instituted against the
City of Wildwrood*in the County of Cape
3. Wilful extravagance in use and ex
penditure of public funds.
4. Incurring of obligations and author
izing the making of contracts in excess
of the sum of $500.00 without advertising
for bids as provided by law.
5. Repeated employment of outside at
torney and payment to him of excessive
fees while ihe City has a regularly ap
pointed City Solicitor.
6. General conduct manifesting a de
sire to promote private and political in
terest at the expense of the taxpayers,
and for so doing this recall petition shall'
be your sufficient warrant.
(2) An election to determine if the Com
missioner shall be recalled; and -if so. to
elect a successor, will be held on Tues
day the twelfth day of July, 1921.
City Clerk.
Dated the ninth day of June, 1921.
Notice to Contractors
Sealed bids will be received and opened
at a regular meeting of the Board to be
held in the Court House, Cape May Court
House, N. J.,
at twelve o'clock noon, daylight saving
time, for the following:
For furnishing all labor, tools and mate
rial for making repairs to the Holly Beach
drawbridge on the Wildwood boulevard
and placing said bridge in good working
condition in accordance with plans and
specifications which may be obtained from
Mr. L. M. Rice, county engineer. Wild
wood. N. J.
Each bid must be accompanied by cash
or certified check made payable to the
order of the county treasurer in amount of
ten per cent of the bid price.
Tlte successful bidder will be required
to furnish either freeholders or surety
company bond satisfactory to the Board
in the amount of ten per cent of the bid
price. i
The Board teserves the right to relect
any or all bids.
By direction of the Board.
Signed. IRVING FITCH. Clerk.
Dated, June 9, 1921.
Notice of Settlement
Notice is hereby given that the accounts
of the subscriber, the executrix of the es
tate of Joseph Booth, late of the Borough
of Wildwood Crest, deceased, will be
audited and stated, by the Surrogate of the
County of Cape May, and reported for set
tlement tof the Orphans’ Court of the said
County of Cape May, on the twentieth day
of July, 1921, at which time application
will be made for the allowance of commis
sions and counsel fees. .
Dated June 3. 1921.
I Leap. Sharpless & Way, Proctors.

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