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the freepgrt news vol i no 9 freeport long island n y friday april ib 1921 price five cents strong friends to support of grove st line may not have to pay part of cost of new pavement on its route movement under way to change franchise t elvln edwards alfred t davleon and ir ie«t randall speak on behalf of traction company the lirovc street trolley has frlenilh and home pretty hubstantlal • ones too nit indicated by tin turn out - of supporters ut the meeting of village trimta'ch held last friday eve • in k at tlie meeting of the previous woek the trolley company htood fac to face with the ultlmutum requiring it to dig up i4,<kk iih its share of a concrete pavement to lie laid by the county in drove street at last fri day's meeting the i»rfft hud come dowl to about fo.ouo due to the t i of road planned for the street being changed f from concrete to 11 penetration na-lhoil pavement before the meeting win over there leaped to he a hig iikcit hood unit the trolley i-ompuny might not in forced to pay any share of tin pavement cost for the legal talent who rallied to the trolley company de fense poluleld out ijie provision re quiring the traction cotnpanm to pa part of paving ooata was a relic of borne car days when horses wore i pavements it in now expected that steps will he taken to have the franchise granted to the company changed so that it a 11 1 not he nccessitry for it lo pay for a strip between and either side of tracks no definite action has lieen taken on iimc ol the matter as yet but ii s expected thai a wny will 1 found tho luw io amend its franchise rh count r enn en idii-ml with i he paving originally contemplflteri t lut t ih lor tlin full width u live u-(ml whliout taking further eognl7.anc of the trolley eyiopnny'a existent at the meeting inet krlday evening supervisor hiram it sinltli declared that the trolley is the means the peo ple of kreeport have of gettmg to the water and is an asset lo the vlllagi which it would '"' unwise lo clliullinlc in a short llmo be said the vlllagt will he putting in sewers and if a concrete pavemenl was poi down n would be badly damaged by tlie laying of tjie sewers lie siiggesttcd unit il cheaper paveinent he laid by the penetration method p paid tin village 110,000 for its fraft vhim which wool in improve qreve street n in i aince ita eattbuahiuent it has paid into tin village in kalariw ' nnd otherwise over 300,000 tin business nii-n here in said get ovtr jf(«i,(hh u year nut f toe people the trollny bring here brneal s randall reviewed mm a tahllslinienl and htatory of the trolley and declared lliat it is mtvldg u very iisi-ful purpose lie oltered a prlvitti righi or wn n tin vlllags or drain liik iruvi street attorney alfred t oiivismii declar ad that tin provisions requiring ira tion compantea to pave a settlon i treeta is a relic of feorae car days hut that the practice is now olisoh-li iim trolley ears do not wear nut pave incuts as hni'mi's did mi pointed ut that if the ihomfclaa rakiftirea tin r ¦ puny in pay • portion of tin paxlng i foata the frani'hlao can be changed ax tin niiiiii authority that granta a rrau chlaa ran alttf it wa hfomay com puny should not he rei|ulri-il lo pay jiny slinrc of thi pavlnn coat he miild trustee inhiimoii who ileilared early in tin matting thai some gteana aboold be cound for keeping the trolley mawed t b id til h midnight auto crash party frem brooklyn escapes death when car hite tree hlhirtly after midnight hundiiy morning a sedan car currying four persons nkldded into a tree at i/ong mmmm avenue and merrlck road one young woman was lightly injured nhoiii the head and the car was wwk ed tlie chauffeur could not be limited lifter the mccldeiit mid the identity of one of the young women could not be i-miibllhlied tho other young woman gave her name as peggy brown and her addrens hh 472 heventy-aecond street brooklyn one of the men gave iiim name as f k brown and his resi dence a 80 monroe street brooklyn the ¦ police . were informed that the driver nt the car wu dudley under hill at rafcheii avenue brooklyn a derangement of the steerlnic tear i declared to be the cause of the acci dent water connections inspection coming village to revise water tax lists many houses not paying full share a complete revlalon of the water rental accounts of the vllluxe is to lie innde in conjunction with the plurltik of the work of 1-olle.ctlnn the water rentals in tho hands of village trean iintr s i union smith treasurer smith pointed out to the hoard that there lire a vast uuinhc-r of mouses in the village not paying their just share of wuter taxes inipriivementm have been made in u great uiany bottaea kiul the extra out lets installed have not been reported sonic bounem which a few m-iiih ago only had one faucet have been ma terlnlty improved and now lmve hulf ii lozcii outlets throughout the house and a tax ii only levied on the original faucet ho niik sary to m that it would he neces k(f n thoroilkh inspection of every house anil check it up against the tax hill rendered and ordinance on parking autos in olive blvd village board decides on plan to relieve congestion in south main street fifteen minute limit set on unattended cars change expected to be of benefit to merehante market place for hucksters planned vhhike attorney clinton m flint is now at work on an ordinance whlel will embody the sukkemflmih for estab lishing a parkiiik htsteni for automo biles in ouve houleviird west of jmal street and u huckster 8t:md lu oily boulevard e"»t of main street iim made at l lie meetliik of the village board lust krlday evening it van unvested that the time limit it leaving a cur limit tended in south main street be get ut fifteen minutes the tru»teen found it difficult to bgfm mi any hwcuk length of time iim a limit the itellef ml expressed hiat once th system is htarted it will re iiulre little i>r no trouble in cnrylng it nut as wns the ense when the head in pnrklnk x.vmtem wan established in railroad uvenue it wiih ii that if parkin were prohibited on mnln atreet if would work a hardship on the merchants on unit street and gh the benefit to the iiiercliimts in merrlek road where park ing is not prohibited ii wns pointed out that the reifiilntlnk of parking will ji - a benefit to the main street mer luiiil.t as it will prevent the hriggtag f tpaee in front of their ettabltab uii'iils by persons who will letivi their c-iii-h for liourh nnd by so lining make it inconvcnlefit for tlaa merchant cus toniers ' a protest was reglhten-d ngainat the ongmtton caused by t hi swltc-h la ain street at olive boulevard and eph are to ix taken by el he u lieuvy l»'iialty for fnihire to report aucti uddlttonal out lets village i'lt-hldent bristle declareil thai such a condition sliould be ciiiiiik eil and that all aijditiotiiil outleis for water 1 1 in t have been installed should be reported trustee johnson bufgmted thnt klcclrlc meter iimpector uyder he iiiinle water inspcctur nnd that he rate inspection of house lor water ooilets in conjiiiutlon with iiih work of roiidilik meters at the various houses a iniitlim lo till effect wax carried jack mausberger now second deputy truck corrpany candidate elect ed in four cornered fight rice conies in second lack mausberp-r wits the victor in the four cornered tlnlit for second assistant chief of the in-i thursday ninhi tire depart meiit he won by a hint the matter ba laid xi maatlng over until hit dick schafer's fame drives french premier on official visit around new york one it i'reeporl s bo,\s is bringing 1'ieeport nwuln on tlu nmp lie is chaulteur for s w ivhr.ltl i<1 of new york who has iteeii entertaluliik mr v'lvlaiiul the french 1'renilcr mr vlvliuiul has visited albany wa tendered a dinner ivy the cliamtier of commerce 111 new york cli.v been t the city uk11 to i'oth new york and brooklyn not qentlwuag the otbei places of interest where he wua ex tended true american io«pltallt.v imck sliafer ik the kreeporl ho who is < huuffeur for mr kulrehlld and lu u hum fur m v'tvlatiul iiuh liei-ii while kollik from place to ihiie bill due a certainly know tn>w t ilrlve and tin i leepoii haw 4mi '"" plurality of seven votes over kdward v ulce there was almost a tie for bird place samuel corker leading lliiuillyon 0 king by one vote the vole received by each had the niiipany of which he is a member is s follows mauxhcrger truck com iany no 2 uj ulce tlnglne conipuny no l i ; oorher hose company no i m : king hose company no l x about the only interest in the an mini election of the department wa in he contest for second assistant as there were no opposition ciindldateti to the nominees for chief and mrst assist it s simon smith formerly hist as latent was cleneii chief and charles i frit formerly second assistant wan elected hi-mi assistant there wart a total of inn voles cunt the light vole being due to the absence of any contest for tlie leading orticen this wltfli wuh iiimtnllwrt peafutmiioii was secured tipttar the'pret««xntln>f it win necessary for the estiibll4hment of a lfi-nilnnte service on the frolley line tin 1."-niinute bw'flca has never been eslabllhhi-d a leipiest was ordered sent lo the superintendent of the lobf island tnietioii company tn be present at the meeting of thfl board to be held on krlday evenliik of next week y w ctajolive you tea saturday cake sale to be held at same time — high school con ference coming have you a sweet tooth of course you have then you will probably visit the y w 0 a risiins in south drove street saturday and have a i'up of tea and a piece of cake and a little social visit the y is lotting a cake wale at their rooms on saturday and in addi tion to serving tea they will have on sale cukes mill cookies the receipts will go into the fund for carrying on the activities ftf the association during village president registers incognito sidewalk complaint village president christie nuked vii lage attorney flint who 1m reaponklble for the condition of a stdewulk which baa a hump in it due to the growth of l rev roots underneath he whh in formed thnt the villhge ih responnlble for the condition of the sidewalks aa a whole hut ehch property owner la re sponxlble for keeping bin own lu con dition it wan mikgented thht vlllnge presi dent c'hrlxtle give the iddress of he pla<'e to the street uminilttee nnd imvi that committee handle it the village president ih chairman of that committee he said that it would not he neoehhiiry to refer the matter to the committee ft was then suggest ed t hut a letter he written to the prop erty owner in question advising him to hnve the condition of his sidewalk improved v.llluge president christie then in formed the board thnt it would not be necentmry to write to hie party as he now knew all about it and would have the condition remedied at once the hump is in the sidewalk in front of my own house and i only wanted a little information on the subject will hold w g t u convention here queens-nassau organization in stitute opens in baptist church thursday will be three session of the couven tlon one starting in the jnornik at half past ten one in the afternoon nt the annual convention-institute of hie iueens-nuskau woman's christian temperance dnion win be held at tlie baptul church in free|>ort in thurs day of next week april ul there will be three sessions of the ci t at 4,t and the evening session at 7:45 there 1m a full program for each ten sion the morning meeting will he de voted to business matters and will called to c john dnylvn fum of will i if an np rorum tw » ileh will ue~fclven by mrs climnn m flint of freeport mrs yv a van slcklen of rnyslde miss helen i-j shermhn of 1-ynhrook mrs v k butler of ja maica and miss sarali metzger and mrs riieobe wilbur coffin of white stone at the afternoon sesh'nn the itev kr wln dennett of the fneport baptist church will talk on the church s an important factor in law knforce nient mrs etta j c;irman will di rect exercises by the white itllibon children and there win lie several other addresses and reports an address on christian cbrlstlnn ship by the institute leader mrs l m desllva'will be the principal fea 1 mi of the i'venlng'k program there will be bpeclal music by the church choir devotional exercises and read ings all members of the w c t it nnd all others interested ure invited to ut leiul nil the sessions would enlarge police force to twhjejts size petitioners declare seventeen men are not enough to pro tect lives and homes chief says all jobs take place before 9 p m ¦ "¦— ~ most of special policemen declared useless — new list to b pre pared for appointments a petition requesting the village hoard to double the slee of the police force was pr nented at the biat meet ing f the board but no action was taken on it at thnt meeting the !¦*- tltlon had 183 signatures appended to it because of the number of rob beries rend the petition und to pro tect our lives and boniem we petition your board that the 17 policemen ure not enough to protect 05 miles of streets und we usk uiat the police force be doubled police chief hnrtinnnn in comment ing on the petition declared that some time ago he asked for ten more police men he said he will soon have to put three men on truffle duty and that if the force was increased by ten men he would he aide to connect up tlie work of the day men with the night men all the jobs that ure pulled»joff take place between sunset and tlie time the men go on post at !) o'clock one of tbem happen after midnight said chief hnrtman village president christie nsked him if he did not hnve a list of special of ficers who were available for extra duty chief hartmun huiii there were about w of them but all but a half dozen only wanted the office ho that could wear the badge and have chief hnrtnuin kkked that sonic nc ii be taken to forte people who lmve hill liedgek to trim them down i'i-o is immorality going on lu lots behind high hedges nnd they ought to be n timed mo that folks cannot carry th-ir immoral work the hoard decided that il has no power in regulate tho height of hedges i lie coming year larduer is chnlrinn thi8 is clian-up wkkk think tlie lu h*tter lemler could trust himself improve your premise a lit — hava rubbish removed this is clean up week if you have not started a clean-up campaign around your premises yet there is till n couple ol days in which to do ho turn the wchvenger loose on tuiy win ter's accumulation of refuse in your hack yard und do a lltlle bit of primp jug here and there around your house and ground jiint tw improve lie ap paarttmt of things u bit improve them it whole lot if possible bhl ii mile bit helps if you are too busy to d.i bmw and ut the same tlin imi hiiom yuur good intention mrs william t i of the cake sule committee the committee will gladly receive donations of cake the third annual long bland high school conference will be held in llock vllle center may i 7 and n about isa girls from the various villages in nasmiii and suffolv o mullen will par ticipate the high school girls and the eighth liiadc club are planning the presentation flj u couple of plays in the i^-ar i'uturv a track laeel will be held next wed iiesduy afternoon by hie ilrls heserve and the high school clubs among the evenlh on the program are a jo and ho aid iiiinii crawling relay sack race potato ruce whut'lo relay imselmll throwing for distance obstacle race and baseball game for chiunploniddp tim athletic mat will lake place at plue street and hergen i)luce the conlrlbutntk to i he subscription drive thi week include preepor ter u a m ; mrs j i gardner mhta kiting mrs wllllain wiushlp mlsg klin johnson kirn c w stewart mrs i it carman mrs louis yerhveck itella koreiaan mr ktlu crulck ttutnk mr and mr b m ^> h nus aau count etevjew spurt an lodge ?. * a m ; und mrs s it kuhn turkleh debtor's home kaempt it is uuluwful lu turkey to aelse a iintu'h remldentt for debt and suffi cient luud lo support him la also ex empt rn>ni seuure roosevelt bank receives charter attorney beck declares cashier ship will not interfere with his law practice the h'ir.sl national hank of roose velt has been grained i permanent charter by h it cressinger comp troller of currency to commence huxl ii-ss and the sjime has been received for the hoard ot klie.rors by attorney l'eter stephen lu'ck who wus cone mpondetit for the new lunik and who is allillatt'd lu ills luw business witli for mer justice towiineud scudder and licorge morton l.esy a meeting of the directors of the bank will lie held to definitely select u kite and shortly after unit business win lie oojimmgml '" an interview with mr heck cashier anil attorney for tlie bank ha staled that lie ileulred to correcl an erroneous impression cre ated by certain newspa|»>r article that iiim new position would inteiteie with his law practice m ituck stated tlmt he would act as a director and titled cashier and thnt an experienced assistant cashier would lie employed and iiim position would in do way con fiiet with hu luw practice local daylight 8avinq village must adopt early schedule county can't aot ir duyllght whvjujj schedule are tu be adopted in kr.-eport it ih up to the viiiukw bourd to make mich hcbedule olttclal mi the county uttoruey ii stewart mcknlgbt bus ruled the railroad will run on daylight having rclu-dule blurting ut midnight april 23 buffet lunch for gun club shooters special meeting friday of this week grounds cleared and buildings completed a s|m-cial nieciiiig of the freeport iun club lias been called for to lie held at the quarters of the club at the foot of south main street freeport n v ., on friday evening april ib ut h p m li tliih occasion all the chatter members of the organization have ln-eii requested to lie present a buffet liuich wjll be served b|ao refresh ments tlie building is completed and the haps will l placed in position not later than friday weather permitting the grounds have in cleaned of all brush and all that really remains is tilling in some of the spots which bus been begun this week tlie freeport ciiu club is affiliated with the new york state bportameji asttoclhtlon and the american trur shooting assix-ialion anil has made t plication to the national hltlc ajaxm ntioji for affiliation to which they look forward to representation at an early data there will then be installed thi ritie raagea which will he wider thj protection of the national board ol tlie kllle asmocliilloji of the war ih partnient revolver practice will also be one of tlie features f the dub and special days will be wt apnrl for thorn deslr oiis of perfuctlng themselves in hie ukc of tlreiirmx baprjeeeutattvea of the w - i»epart meat will lie at tile cull of the . mb ht nil lltneh who will instruct lieglnners and uld tin we whose alnr it will lie t x i proficient us sharpshooters t imiuhle iheniselveh lo enter tlie many intent which will lie staged by ill liecport qn club there but been no oilier club orgai lead in recent years tliut has si its career under brighter pni and ii is hellevvtl that when the cha ter memberslilp rolls eliwe there will be enrolled ut least 1*23 lufiubera all of whon ure cltlaeua of the i'lilie stiiten and who have agreed to ut u g ut all tliuea flght fiac thu tutg und all it r«t>re seuts k of c visits lynbrook big delegatten makes tria — vlettors her thursday a large delegation of members of holy hedeemer council knlkhta of olunibtik paid a fratrrmal vmit to st mary'h council in i-ynbmok on turn lay night there wax a large at tendance of the l.ynbrook membera and there wax u crowded house there was plenty of sociability and cigar and all who attended had an enjoyable time the committee in charge of the visit comprised george m jones chair man ; thomas o'keefe and jerome t nolan the lynhrook^onnci is eturnln the vinit on tnursday nigh when they will pot on the first degree at the meeting of holy redeemer council in mechanics hall smoke eaters to hold first annual dinner freeport fire department to stage masque and civic ball on friday evening to mark windup of " basketball season committee doea intensive work on arrangements to make up for slo v start — promises to be big event the h'reeport fire i>opnrtinent will mid its lirst annual masiitie mid civic m\l on friday evening of till week it the kreeport auditorium tin hall is planned as a grand wlndup to the basketball season which came to il lose last week the bumetball seu moii iiuh been a success hi plte of the ainilicap under which the tea him titurt ed und iliis itoclul event it planned as a fitting celebration of a successful season the committee turte<l intensive work < ii | i i »> 7«7«vd i ' il i i iirj ii"i | uh ever.vtbv'ig set for a grand go-xl time for nil tlremen and till the loyal frk-nds of the department and those who enjoyed the guinea and the danc ing that followed money potter's jazz hand has been engaged to furnish tin music the committee on arrangements comprise qbaim it frit s duaan smith kdward a klce walter coa ens kdward smith john mausberger charles vogl samuel corker hamil ton king xheodere wright jr lobn hartmann and harry chllton 1'rizes ivin be ofleaad i>y the committee for he best cost nines tlie freeport fire department mem iers have iiiki under consideration for some time the holding of a dance which would be the outstanding social event if the season and they ure hoping that they will be uble to make this year's event a starter that will set a hwift pace for the events to follow in each successive year benefit on tuesday for mothers club speaker at meeting urges es tablishment of clinic new members joining legion adopts memorial plan to cost 6,000 calls for huge granite block bearing tablets and sur mounted by flag pole to be erected in triangle facing 1st national bank amount to be raised among member of legion and friends — no public drive for subscriptions the mothers club at its meeting in the tirove street school wednesday afternoon made plans for the benefit moving plclur performance to beheld la tlie american • theater on tuesday of next week april id the win ut traction will he a feuture picture the great i-ife and there will i>e a com edy sketch presented by the lea chil dren the topic of discussion ut the meet ing was child hygiene and the spcuker mls kernan the school nurao she pointed out the need in kreeport of a clinic where children can be treated whoa parents cannot afford tin cost of ne<*>imuiy but minor o|h-ratlons and trealinenta arrangements were dlscunsed for a gel-together supper for tlie teuchers and i lie mot hern to be held in the uram utreej school in the latter part of may mrn qtaurence kdwarda president of tlie lull reports tliut the mimes of the new members were udded tu the rolls at wedneimluy's meeting the william clinton story 1'oat of the american i/eglon announced ita plans thla week for n memorial to the twenty freeport men ami women who gave their lives while in the service during the world war the post pro poses to erect a flagpole with a monumental htone base in the triangle in front of the first national bank at grove street between olive boule vard and lltilltynd avenue the monument is to coat 6,000 it is proposed to raise this amount among the members of the post ami ttielr frienda in • i t i imhi ctlor to the idea of u public drive for the money a committee to take up tlie matter of plans for a monument was appoint ed by the post lust october and the oinnilttee made its formal report at the meeting held april 8 the recom mendations in their report arv briefly outlined above the report wn adopted nnd the committee directed to proceed with the matter the de hlgn which the committee selected prin vldes for a huge block of stone granite or limestone wet in a two step concrete base and surmounted by a steel flag pole lu a bronze scroll foundation tlie front of the block of hti f to contain u tablet bearing the lowing inscription : in jikmouy of fhkei'oita iv wt mt-1ot8 thk william clinton stori post no 84a amkhican"lk<jion has i;ukctki this stone may 30 1»2 the opposite hide will contain the names of those twenty nous of kree port who made the supreme sacrifice 111 the i-ecent war and for wlioin the post is erecting the monument the exact inscription will be as follow in uk v kit i nt mkmouy of mabel cucm humms w henhain kmlle c herard theodore de kruljff wlllluui r dowaa wil liam ft baits charles i tiould stanley k hart harold c hubert john lnteiiimnno charles lorduno harold kuri mnxoii henry t molir henry morrison james c nich arthur j smltli william clinton story john j thurston walter whltlaker towsend c tl'l.vr amkuica ftoobt livk no direct drive for fundh 1h to be made a the committee intends to confine their ri-cpiektx for money dona tions principally to the members of the legion i'oxt however friends and relatives of the px-servlce men and their dcn-iised coinrtuleh and any pub lic spirited citizens of the village wtnr desire to contribute will he allowed to do so it is planned to allow these donatloiih to be made to the treasurer of the committee bajene it lee south long beach uvenue freeport or tlie caabjer of the kim national hank of 1'reeort the committee is wending out a let ter lo each member of the i'ost setting forth the plans far the monument which the l'ost bus uuthorlaed und this appeal it is thought will on the high patriotic grounds on which it is made und an ready a reepooee us the enrlee men of kreeport guve vhen they offered tlielr s»'rvlces to the conn • tit i y . that america might live the memorial committee consists of the following : howard u aldrldge l'eter s lie k harold k brown holnjrt 1 amp bell saerge h ciirlatle carroll v copelaihl ltal|ili i clillnlell lolm crulckahaak itev .). kidney gould win wallace tines kugeiie k lee treasurer joseph h mccloakey huward okterhoiit cbuiriiian ; ii houd kay more charleh w itaynor were tary hlcluird kenimen kdward w tree the woman's auxiliary of the poet also has a committee headed by lira hubert karon which is o operating with the memorial comiulttee tnr every poaalme way firs truck stalled wfelle returning from a still alarm grass tire lu buyvlew avenue sunday niornliig the member i>f the truck cumpuiiy were stullttd for about an hour due to the brvuklng of a pin lu its dynamo gear when the pin was replaced the apparatus cuine hack un der its own power invitation to masons spartan lodge v and a m and kret*im>rt chapter it a ii im . cepled the invitation of the itev w h scott to attend in a body eervk-ee at th toplkcopal cburch the h«v mr scolt la a luembfr of bolli i be lo<lge und the chapter uud la clmpulu ot lliu ludge a .
|Title||Freeport News 19210415|
the freepgrt news vol i no 9 freeport long island n y friday april ib 1921 price five cents strong friends to support of grove st line may not have to pay part of cost of new pavement on its route movement under way to change franchise t elvln edwards alfred t davleon and ir ie«t randall speak on behalf of traction company the lirovc street trolley has frlenilh and home pretty hubstantlal • ones too nit indicated by tin turn out - of supporters ut the meeting of village trimta'ch held last friday eve • in k at tlie meeting of the previous woek the trolley company htood fac to face with the ultlmutum requiring it to dig up i4,|