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The Pleasantville Pres ? Volume 20. PLEASANTVILLE, NEW JERSEY—BEST TOWN ON THE MAP—WEDNESDAY", APRIL 3, 1912. Number 30. The Place Where You Get The Value Of Your Money Hecker’s Oats. Lipton’s Jelly Tablets....,. 9c pkg. Pull qt. jar Cocoa. 25c Pure Baking Powder, 1 lb. can. 12c Good crushed Corn, 3 can3. 25c Good Prunes . 10c lb. Large Prunes . 13c lb. ' Nat. Bis. Co.’s flg bars. 10c lb. .3 Pkgs. 25c 1 Large can Peaches .. 15c Seeded or Seedless Raisins.... 10c pkg. Large can Kippered Herring,. 15c Hotel Aster Coffee.. 35e lb. Large Grain Rice.8c for 1 lb. sk. Borden’s or Sharp’s Milk, tall, 3 for 25c Shredded Wheat ..-.l'2e pkg. Good Print Butter.35c lb. LUTZ’S QUALITY STORE Main St. and Pleasant Ave. C. S. LUTZ, Prop. Bell Phone 203 Bell Phone 2205-Y We Buy Contents of Houses Call or Send Postal George F. Mathews New and Second-Hand Furniture Bought and Sold 1109 Arctic Ave. Atlantic City,N.J. Just one square from Shore Fast Line We conduct Auction Sales at your home at reasonable terms. DR. I. SHARPE PLEAS ANT VILLE MacMillan Studio 26 South Main St. Has the latest and best books published in Its Circulating Lib rary. The MacMillan Studio Circula > ting Library has added 150 New Books This Week. Terms: 50c per year Member ship and 2c per day fees. THE MacMillan Studio is keeping up its reputation for High Grade Photographic Work of every description at moderate prices. J. NORMAN SHINN ATTORNEY AT LAW Real Estate Insurance Notary Public 5 Burkard Building Pleasantville, N. J. Phones: Office, 30-X Home, 18-Y FOR Stationery & Candies Cigars & Tobaccos And Novelties of All Kinds Visit Lear's Novelty Shop 35 S. Main St. Pleasantville. Wood, Iron, Paper Muslin and Electric Gold Work on Glass A SnpriD fv M. A. FRITSCH, Hampden Ave Phone 216-x^ I DO YOUR EYES PAIN YOU? I Have Headaches? Perhaps You Heed Glasses. Consult an Experi enced Optician. U •« | 13 South Main Street £>61161 Pleasantville, N. J. iOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQO CXXXXXXX2 vaaa/wwwwww ^ v* I-- EASTER = 1 HATS and CAPSf I Nobby Spring Styles in Men’s Derby Hats | All the Popular Shades and Shapes in MEN’S SOFT HATS § , $2.00 $2.00 $2.00 | Newest Shapes and Patterns in Caps o 50c and $1.00 Complete Assortment of $ Men's Neckwear, Shirts, Hosiery, Gloves to be had at |r£ 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 COUNCIL’S BUSY MEETING. Will Request Trolley Company to Sell ioo Tickets for $5.50, Good Until Used. Borough Council met on Monday eve ning, present Mayor Adams, Councilman Conover, Ryan, MoAnney, Zentmayer, Leeds and Willis and Clerk Andrews. A petition was presented with thirty five signatures requesting additional lights on Brighton avenue, between First j street and New Road. Referred to light i ing committee. A communication was received from the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. asking ; that curlb belonging to the borough be j removed from their right of way. Same had been attended to. A communication from the Board of | Trade concerning the water situation : was read. The President of the Board ■ of Trade, R. P. Thompson, told of the j recent meeting of the President, of the i Water Company with the Board, and what he promised to do. A communiearion was received from the Board of Trade requesting Council | to-bake aet'ron requiring cement side | walks to he laid on Shore Road, both ; sides, t leserii gh the entire length of the ; borough. Referred to street committee. A petition was presented ^asking for : electric lights in certain places, hut not 1 being in proper form no action was tak 1 en. Another complaint against the Foster ! family was received. The lighting committee recommended : that 2 arc lights and 1 32-candle power lamp he placed at Oakhurst. 1 arc light : and 2 32-candle power lamps on Wood land avenue west of New Road, 1 arc "light on Marion avenue and Main street, a"nd 1 32-caudle power lamp on Adams ! avenue and First street, and that Clerk | Andrews communicate with Absecon City Council in regard to a iight on Cali fornia avenue, each minucipality to bear one-half the cost. They also made a report of the cost of all-night lights and the condition of the appropriation for light*, but the matter was referred back to the lighting committee and finance committee for their joint action. The entire matter was laid over. Wirti. Z. Adams. Collector, asked to be relieved of $114.06 uncollectable taxes on his duplicate, and it was so ordered. -—A large number nrf hills were approved and ordered paid. Mr. Gale, superintendent of the Atlan tic & Suburban Ry. Co, was present and stated, the company’s position in regard to diminishing the headlights on their cars, saying that he thought it necessa ry to have them very strong, but would regulate them in any manner Council might direct. • Left over until next meeting. The Borough Engineer was authorized to give the curb grade to Obediah Risley on New Road. Council ordered the Clerk to give property owners on Georgia avenue, be tween Washington avenue and the West Jersey R. R, thirty days notice to put in pavements and curbs. Air. AfoAnney called attention to the bad condition of Alarion avenue and sta ted that there is not a cross-street be tween Washington and Reading avenues which is properly graded and built. Road committee to report at next meeting. A resolution was passed requesting the Atlantic City and Shore Railroad Com pany to issue trip tickets for use be tween Heasantvitle and Atlantic City at the rate of $5.50 i|>er 100, good until used, and a committee consisting of j Jehu F. Ryon, J. Al. AfoAnney and El worsd C. Weeks was appointed to take1 up the matter with the officials of the: company. Complaint was lodged against Officer AIciDermott of conduct unbecoming an officer, and upon motion he was ordered summoned before the Mayor and Police Committee for a hearing next Monday night. Several members of the Board of Trade were present and urged Council to take action in regard to setting apart a “Clean-up Day.” Upon motion of Mr. Ryon, the Mayor and Council agreed to Co-operate in the matter, and the Mayor was instructed to issue a proclamation. JINE THE GANG AND BE A BOOSTER Say, you olid disgruntled knocker, Finding fault with Pleasantville, Can’t ye close yer infernal locker, And git.some sand inside yer bill? Don't set back forever growlin’, ’Cause we don't do like we used ter, Quit yer evenlastiin’ howlin’, Jine the gang and be a booster. It’s light ye need, yer in the shade, | Durn ye, can’t ye take a hint? Just like as not, the Board of Trade Wants ye for its President. Don’t ye hear the band a play in’ ? Come on, let's crow just like a .rooster. It’s better'll goi.n’ around a brayin’, So ji'ne*the gang, and be a booster. Don’t ye know the town’s a movin’? Take off the brakes—yer standin’ still,: Did you know a man named Hubin Built a theatre in Pleasantville? Bead The Pleasantville Press to-day, You’ll say it don’t look like it used ter, The editors have come to stay, Their paper’s jibed, and is a booster. The town's a grow.in’ fast of late. Didn’t ye know.it? Where ye bnen? i We’re hwildia’ a e’ty hall so great, ess in. I We’ve got two banks with money in, ; Ain’t that a sign we’re goin’ some, The Board oTTrade's the bind of men I To keep things gbia’ and make ’em! hum. So, quit ver everlastin’ ravin’, You can do it iif you choose ter. Come down Shore Road and, see the | pavin’, Fall in line and be a booster. Prosperity is at our door. Don’t ye know it? Where’s yer eyes? She’s knockin’ now as ne’er before, Shake off yer grouch and show yer wise. I tell ye friend we’re movin’ fast, A good bit faster than we used ter, We’ve got the other towns outclassed, So, jine the gang, and be a booster. E. J. HAZELTON. A resolution was passed permitting John W. Riisley to dispose of the waste water from his laundry by connecting j with the storm drain emptying into I Cake’s Bay, subject, however, to the rules of the Board of Health. A reeess was taken to Monday, April Id. v “CLEAN-UP DAY” PLANNED. Acting in conjunction with the Board of Trade amd the Board of Health, and uprfn authority of Borough Council, Mayor Adams has issued a proclamation setting apart Saturday, April 13th, as “Clean-up Day” in Pleasanfoville,’when it is hoped the civic pride otf our eitizens wiB foe so generally aroused as will make the town present an appearance of neat ness newer before equaled. Everybody should foe interested in having a clean looking and inviting PSeasantville, and each one ought to vie with the other in accomplishing this object. Therefore, The Pleasantville Press urges the people en masse to observe “Clean-up Day”, in order that our fair city may not fall short of her adopted slogan—“Best Town on the Map.” PUTS END TO BAD HABIT. Things never look bright to one with “the blues.” Ten to one the trouble is • a sluggish liver, Ailing the system with bilious poison, that Dr. King's New Life j Pills would expel. Try them. Let the joy of better feeling end “the blues.” Best for stomach, liver and kidneys'. 25c. All Druggists. The Atlantic Coast Building and Loan j Association commences its eighteenth | year with a hew series. Last year was j the greatest in its history. Join the prosperous throng by taking stock to day. Shares Afty ' cents each, payable monthly. Every share will bring One Hundred Dollars. Marine Trust Compa ny, Atlantic City. EASTER GREETINGS ! %Mm 1912 ■ ■ s ( > Our Third Anniversary Easter Opening displays a Larger, Finer and Handsomer Stock Than Ever Shown | ' Before. ' ( Silverware and Imported China Ware For Easter and Bridal Gifts ! DIAMONDS, WATCHES AND FINE JEWELRY A cordial invitation to all to view our stock. No trouble.to show goods. CLARENCE A. BEITEL Jeweler and Optician 11 S. Main Street Pleasantville, N. J. ! | THE WEAVER STORE | THE WEAVER STORE | I New Things For Spring j ■$* " 11 -- • • • — -•*** SHOES I WALK-OVERS FOR MEN | $3.50 to $5.00 Per Pair | The new shapes in Patent Colt, Russet, Gun Metal and Vici. Have quite a line ❖ f of the new shape DOPE LAST, in the * [ three colors—Patent, Platinum Calf and *:* V Russet, both in the Oxford and Regular * ■ Shoe. % f TUXEDOS FOR MEN, the strong $3 % line. In Button and Lace, fair stitch and % regular. % t BACHELORS FOR MEN. This is our $2.00 to $2.50 line % I LaFRANCE | SHOES ! FOR ! WOMEN * * * £ . V LaFrance is a household word in £ many homes all over this land. It ^ means for women that which is both *;* good and beautifvA* Just in, a new line of the Oxfords for this season. A beau- * tiful new Oxford made flexible, of the 4* finest kid, and the very acme of com- *:♦ fort. A very stylish Russet Oxford with . & all the latest frills on it. £ Prices $3.50 and $4.00 | New Elmira and Portia Oxfords, in all leathers, Patent, % % Gun Metal, Russet, Kid and Black Satin, especially nice for * * dress. % •:* $1.75 Line. We have an especially large and desirable * * line of Oxfords in this price. All the latest shapes, and in * % the different colors of leather. * * $2.50. Better made Shoes, all leather counters and in- % £ soles, made to meet the wants of the average buyer who de- * lights in style and comfort. £ I Extra Line of Muslin Garments % | GOWNS.—Splendid values at 50, 59, 89c, $1.00 and $1.50 | * Low and high neck, in Empire effect, some trimmed .j. £ with the new linen laces that are so popular now, others % ft made in cotton crepe. Some trimmed with Embroid- '£ I ery, others with Lace. * X PETTICOATS—89c, $1.00 and $1.50. Some fitted at the * X waist, trimmed with Lace and Embroidery, others reg- £ £ ular skirts with wide flounces. * | COMBINATION SUITS—89c, $1.00 and $1.25. Lace & ❖ % Embroidery trimmed. % t PRINCESS SLIPS—$1.00 and $1.50. Beautiful garments £ and very handsomely trimmed. 4* | DRAWERS—Regular Shapes and Circular and Outsize. 25 * * and 50c. |* CORSET COVERS—25, 39 and 50c. Tastily trimmed with * £ Lace and Embroidery. | WAISTS—Large line of $1.00 Waists. In high and low *J* || necks. Some tailored with attached collars and cuffs, ❖ in the latest designs of Lace and Embroidery trim- $ ■> . •> ■> mings. •> > Easter Plants For Sale Beginning Friday, the 29th. ❖ s* ♦> J* 4*< 4*4 4*-* 4*4 t-*4 ►*•. >*4 4*4 A 4*4 4*4 4*4 4*44*44*44*4 4*4 4*4 4*44*4 4*4 4*4 4*4 4*44*4 4*4 4*4 4*4 4*4 4*4 4*44*4 4*4 4*, ♦*« 4*4 4*44*4 4^4 [ THE WEAVER STORE f 4*4 4*4 ♦$* 4*4 4*4 «J* 4*4 4*4 4*44*4 4*4 4*4 4*44*4 4*44*44*4 4*44*44*44*44^4 4*4 ♦$» *4* *4* *4* *4* *4* *V* *4* *4* *♦* *4* *4* *4* *4* *4* *4* *4* *♦* *** *4**4* *4* *4* *4* “A Thing of Beauty Is a Joy Forever” OUR “MATCHLESS HYACINTH” w For a full line of Easter Plants at reasonable prices, go to T. H. OBERT Florist 46 Woodland Ave. or Weaver’s Department Store. Prompt attention, courteous treat ment. No order too small to be appre ciated. Specials for Thursday, Friday and Saturday: Legs of Lamb . 16c Boneless Rump Corn Beef . 14c Fresh Eggs . . 25c Salt Pork . 2 lbs. 25c Fresh Creamery Butter . . 34c We can fill your orders with the Choicest Meats promptly. Call us up for prices. Phone No. 156. Phone orders (liven prompt attention. COFFEY’S MARKET, 57 N. Main St.