The Unofficial Newspaper of Nassau County
S;he ^ ^a^pau Tiost
FAIR: SLIGHTLY COOLER
VOL. 1 NO 26
FREEPORT, NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1914
PRICE THREE CENTS
NEIGHBORS IN ROW OVER LAWN MOWER
[Thomas Ferguson ancT Otto Graser of Smith Street, Free- port Arrested for Assault
MACHINE WAS ORIGINALLY A GIFT I 7 —
'Breach Came Between Friends Last
January—Matters KeachetJ Crisis
iloic an au(liin(»' ol I'l (¦t|)nilii.-' [inelud (IrasiM- in his house.
The lancuaKe used by thi^ two men luriUK lh(> aliercaiiou w sa too iit,iieh jr Watkins. When he was ealleiKio le stand to testify he (l(>clino(l. tlaijy
SCHOOLMATES PAY UST HONORS TO METCALFE BOY
Attend Funeral Services at Rock-, ville Centre In Body With Teach- ; crs and Principal
lienealh a iitound banked wilh llou ¦ ers in (ireeliliild Cemeteiy. Ibe body of Kichmond Meicalfc. son of Mr. and .Mrs. (ieoi^e Melealle of '.)T South I'ark avenue. Hoekviile feniie. which WHS found on l'"iiday hall subinei L'ed In a culverl near tbe reservoir adjoin- inK the .Merriek Koad. was interred on , .Monday afternoon. followiiiK the most ' iiiipiessive fiineiiil services that have ( ever been conducied in the Episcopal | I'hurch of the Ase<'nslon. More than L'OO school children were pre.'^^ent with ' Lheir teachers and iirincipal. W. S. I Covcii.. iMiiliii.; tne service school i was suspended. I
The children filed into the (hurch j in a lotu; procession, many ol tb»ini liassinu the bier in Ibe center aisle i iinniediaiely in front of the aliar. There was a deep silence unlil the] Kev I). Ilcrberi O'Dowd beijan tbe I Imiial servicf-. He was as.-isted by ' ih(! Kev. Krank (lardiier. of the St. j I'aul School at (Iarden Cliy whicii youiiK .Metcalfe once aliended. Tlie 1 surviies were of an iilllrf iiupiessive' nature. Whih- .l..y lasted ibe Kallier- in;; of (bildri n ai.d foinier frieiuis of ib(, yoiinj; lad ue-re ciMiied away vvilji-
Dobler and Lent
HE ALWAYS WEARS FULL UNIFORM WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY UNOBSERVED
Sunday Visit to Fire Houses in Annual Meeting Brings Crisis—
Lynbrook Was Marked by Much Ceremony
Phipps and Ryder Win by Com fortable Majorities
The Iloral .uifis of till' di'ceasi-d w I ca; kel i aiiar rai V, iiich .Melcall. s|ieeial music. v\ liich was Iht
I ho lit o'clock. The home of William ftniee in Merrick Koad. was in flames and ihere seemed little hope of sa\iiiu it. T!ie vamps, responding caused eon.siderable coinmotion in the village. lu liie imdsi of il W. 1>. W. Haff. driv- iii); bis automobile lan inlo a wa.non Iind took off a hind wheel. Tlie horse was fri«bienfinninK of bis lirst tern as exe(-utive of the volun¬ teers of the village.
Chief Cbrlstianson was (ailed to his first fire on Saturday afternoon lhre<
youth was sauM at the be^ elosiiiK of the service. Th. acted as p.ill bearers.
The death ot Kiciiiuriiid liiysterioas. Ile had hii from Wednesday unti Ihi found ill a eulvfii riinnlli; Merrick road i (.'entre near il naik-^. He w
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the easl of Hoekviile LoiiK Island Railroad siibji el lo epileptic lils and i; is believed ki liave fallen into til.' vv liter while in a paroNism. Ile was a manly lad of fifieen.
THE PEQUOTS HEAR " HEAP BIG TALK "
Pow Wow of Kockville Centre Tribe
of Democrats Notable
Thai famed tribe of Kockville ('(-n- I re Democrats, known as the f^teqiiols. ;;allieied al a eouneil lire on Saturday iiU'.liLjor heep much talk, music and i rations. A lar^c Katheriiit: of the ' Iiibesmen were presenl in war paint. Kelix Keifsehnieder, .Ir., of Hemp- .'.i»ad. one of the distinmiished braves, whose repiilation as a speaker is well knowii lliroii;;hoiil the lown of Hemp¬ stead, w.is the piiiicipal aiiraction ()f lhc evenin;;. of course elimiiiaiiiiK ihc niiisie and food. He discussed al IciiKili "The Present DiUlculty witli .Mexico friuii I'resident Wilson's View- lioint," and showed that the chief exe¬ cutive of the nation was proceeding on well thouKhl out lines. Ile believed that Ihe adniinislartion's atliuide was in aeeordance with the policy of the Inited Slates reKardiiiK Ceutrai Amer¬ ican re|iubllcs. ^
DuriiiK lhe<>veuinK several niMubers dJ: the Lonj; Islaud Choral Society-.-'un¬ der thc direction of Tribesiiian'"?"iank 11. Krisman. rendered patriotic souks in a luaiiiier wholly pleasing to the as¬ sembled braves. It was while they were sinKin,u; Columbia, the (iem of lhe Ocean tbat the eats were served. They consisted of oyater slew, erack- eis and olher assessories.
At the conclusion of the evening. , Dr. D. N. llulson, (irand Sachem of I the club aiuL iiresideiii of the munici- Ipaliiy of Kockville Cenire addressed iliis eolli^ajiues upon the subject of I civic spirii.
ning a uniform and then pettin}; his laniern. He may or may not hav<> stopped at tbe house to IIkIh H. but when he ran throimh lhe streets to¬ ward thc fire it was hurninK. He car- lied il aboul with-him until tin' fire¬ men had linished thier work.
On Sunday the Chief in all bis elory of his (tress uniform, wearing; a very broad smile and a contented yet offi¬ cial look made hi.- lirsl insiieciion of the fire houses of ine vilUiKc. He made his rounds in an automobile siopiuuK al each and KoinK through it with the foreman as a Kuide. When he arrived al each, in accordance wilb Ills previously issued orders thc fore¬ man was ouiside waiting and at atten¬ tion. As the oUicial automobile drew up to the door the foremen saluted manner.
Chief Christiauson succeeds "Larry" O'Brien as head of the liynnrook De¬ partment. He is looked upon as an able and effective leader beside beinK a diseiplin;irian.
zation Twenty five Years Old-Rev.' Braithwaife Fifteen Year Pasthr
Kor line day laf.'h have been anniversary of
MUST FACE TRIAL FOR DEFENSE OF HIS SONIMH'ESRHODESACA
Walter White placed in nomination : »,f„^„..„i i n . ^ .- ,-,..-' Charles li. I'hipps, son of the Cnn,,. ; MCT^O'able Congregation U.rgani- r trollcr of .Nassau t'ouniy. rnd Sanford Kyder. William Simonsoti, a well known rrohibilionist, seconded the noriiinalioiis ot the indepindenl can¬ didates and paid a ulowim tribute lo I'hipps.
The polls were declared open wiih¬ out furiher nominations. The can¬ vas sof the votes showed lhat I'hipps and Ryder had won by a coniforiablc majoriiy. Tbe former received «1 votes and the latter IS. Their oppo¬ nents Dobler and Lent re'civcd 11 and ;il! rcspeclively.
The hudKct was adoi-ted as present¬ ed, and there was some discussion as lo the advisability of building an ex¬ tension lo the present scuool biiildini;. The oliard was aulhoriiied to meet with the VillaKc Trustees for the pur- Iiose of delermininK upon a means of crossing the tracks of the LonK Heach Division of the L. I. K. K.. .-it I'rospect avenue.
Charles (iibson Ka\e an inicresiitis lalk on thc thiowiUK of '-'.siiii balls," a practice which has breri*> known puhlit schools for a century
the people (,| W.ir, ¦elehraliiu; the doii'de lhe orKani/;it ion of .Memorial Ciiurch and eomiiiK of llie Kev. Thoinas S l>railil\\aiie to its pas¬ torale, ill a ru!niner wholly li. lining; such an oecasioa. Tii.' .•Iniicli is J iweniy-fivc years old and I'a-ior Hraithwaite has been iis spiiiiiial di¬ rector for fifteen years.
The openinK days (,l ih.- cel.-ln at ion. Sunday. .Monday and 'lii.sday were characlcii/.ed bv the crowds that at¬ tended the viiiioiis services, The week's aciiviiies opened on Sundav
'!¦ eid'.l-l'eKai inn ill hi,- .¦vie'.v of ;li(> eliUM h's pasi. lh spoUi of ihe earncn!(-nl li.ill for llie pl (i|i|e yii:iiu; and old lie .^-ilid 11 lias l.lle.! ;i l.mu !. ll n, ed il! lhe ^jjmi^iily.
.'vl iffl^^Pnay evenin.; i-irviee- tin lie.. .Albert .1. Lvtnaii. H, D , ol Hrook-
I. |.reached .1 f
C-llUlch il^ oil I'he leclUIC Of
dn.an. D. D.. I. "Life in \ii'<\,
eniRin d.'al Insi il uiioii. the iiev .s 1. I>. of I 111 liahyluii.
w i, ll
morniiiK ai Hraithwaiti- whicii he lo trospectivc pastorate,
Duriii.K hi thc Chun h s -fust Kift of lyn attorney
|ii,:iu. when I'lcaflied a d^ed hack In
lo Il.e Cilllv
leaiure ol Ihe day on .Moiida.v ri.< Well known oraio: disiu,-M(l li|. in i),.v ureal cilic.s of li.e woild. e.p, . iaily ap id.'. in.: his leiiiark:- lo .Manliatiaii, l.in:- don and I'aris.
Ve.-.icrday ihe wo ii ol the cliiml;
as hoslesies lo lhc peopl.- ol lhc vll laKc cniertaiiicd a I Un- I'aiish House 'I'heir meetiiiLis an drecepiioiis of the
- intcieslilii; resume <;! |
history . e referred to the
Asa W. I'arker. a liiook-
Ihe cliiir(di. which siands
Charles Herman of Lynbrook. Re
monstrated With Constable,
Followed By Arrest
Last of Five Indicted Ex-Nassau County Jailers Awaiting Extra¬ dition To New York
today as a memorial to his father. .Asa I'arker. once* a LonK Islander, and one of the fori-mosl advocates uf con- KrcKalionalism of his (l;iy He spoke of the vaiioii-^ V ieissimdcs IhroUKh which llie iiiiireii orKiinization had passed, nieniioiiiii.i^ ilie erection of ihe Parish House bcKinniiiK in .March I'd. 1910, and lelliiiK of the dedicatory ceremon.v in .\pi!l i,f ij,.. fojiowinl' year.
and iveiiiir.' w.i
a hiiiidied feiiial
pail ill the I hiiich
ind 111. Suiida.v S:
cllillK lhe K.-v. ;
Ie w ill receive at
¦IWeeii S ;illd III.:
IO',; '.iiiny plai .-^
I el-. ¦,-, heie ;iic i
1, The rcicjiidii
.,;li;lil of lhc eelel
wiii be (,:
Pastor liiiiiihwiiiie paid a tiibuli
socielles ] dl,-cll;=sed \ This e
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1: I ,iid ar,. h. pii-'^en illl inform i'lie pn t'.." lemaiT.iiiK days oi i),.. wiei. a.s | a.i.eiiiin I'd. I .'I i.l-1'. .1., ia lhe Nassau Post on .-::ii urday will he followed. I 'Ihe fciiiui.. tiiKlit is lomorrow wlieiil Tie ( IPiich will be visited by preachers I fioiii lhc South Side and elsewhere. i
Former President Murphy of
Kockville Centre Makes
APPUES FOK EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE
Would Give Bond of $5,000 as
Evidence of Good Faith of
'riiiiiiia^ .Murphy, a foimei vilhire presideni niiide aiMdicailoii lo ibc i;oi|;\il|,. (in,re \ili;me 'hoard on luesday ni^'hi lor ;i!i exclusive fran- 1I11.--1' lo supply heal lo the residents .d' lhe imi>i poraied vilhiKc. In hi.s iippli. iilioii .Mr. .\l,uipliy siivs:
I hi'iibv iipj.lv lor an e.xelusiv^e ii-hl, perinis.-ioii and luivile.Ke foi- myself and assiKIls to collect use. vend ;ind dispose of all heat now t)einK oi which hereafter ma> be discharKcd in¬ to lhe atmosphere, diaiu.s and laiiKs al the villiiKe power bouse which may lleieiifier he eieiicd in Rockyllle t'en- lle and lor ihe ix.lusive riKlll. pei- inistion and |.iivilcKe to install a sy>. leiii of jiipe- and liciiicrs about the Hollers in said powei' bouse in ordel IO re.iirn all i ondeiised sUiim ilireri to the boileis and for ihe exclusive ii,;:lii Ul lhc .--ilid liciiiei,-, Willi uiiileis of .ill eii;;incs, piiiujis and tiiiiks and lor lhe exclusive riKlit lo lay, opci'ale, miiiinain ;ind exi. nd a svsicm of pipes and illl .iieees.'.iry coniieciions in ihe -^llee.s. I,i'.;i:w:iy ~ el i|,,. vlllaK'' nf ItoeKV ilie Cemje."
.Ml Mu, :.,',;. ..,;, s he is w illiiiK lo lile Wlih (he (il.,n ,\.^ hoiid of ifa.lKUl as a -ii.iiiin.ee (,i tii.od fiiilb lhat the liciis and hr.;hwavs will be left in ,i.iooil I ondiiion -iitiei all excavations .ire iiiiidi . and iliai ihe Irani hise sliall- iun iifly yeais and a,r,ree.- lo coin- iiiell. e operalioiis Wllhlll live vears.
He furiher i-ialcs ihai he will pay lhe sum ol ifciiii annually- aa a fran¬ chise tiix, or ." per cciil of the Kfoss re- '.eipis jiiovidiliK they exceed IftiOO,
I'hief KiiKineer .Ma.ior says there is enough surplus Ikm ihai is bciiiK Aii-ii-d ill lhe ))ovvci house at the jires- eiii lime to siijijilv jiboiil one-third of 'lie lioilscs in Um- villiiKc, iind that the vsieni is belli.', used in laivc plants ,iiid laeiories I liroUKho'ili i he Wcsl.
'llie hoiird d. ferred any inl inn in ll.l' iitiiiier iiiilil a full boaid vvi'is pres- '.'111. Capl. ('any and TriisiiH' Cross be .iiy abselil, Triisuc Kuss su,i'.Keslcd .n;ii .1 public mceiiiiK be held so thai .III cspi.ssioir ol the lieople could be 'i.iinl,
LAKEVIEW DANCE ENDED IN FREE-FOR-ALL FIGHT
Tilt Lights Went Out And Some thing Happened to Everybody— •* Several Injured
Freeport Rug Industry In the cenier of Kreeport is one of the most inlerestiiiK tind onvel enter- Iirises of LonK Island. In a new ce¬ ment block huildiiiK located on Olive lioulevard. just east of throve atreet. men are cuKaKcd in thc nianufacture. by hand looms, of artistic and durable reversable l''liiff ruKs. out of old raK. InKraiie, liruasels, Wlllons, and Vel¬ vet carpeta. Silk portiers, compAra- ble to the products of the celetrt'ated Kuropcan factories, are produced from new and old silk rags.
TJie business has been establiahed in Kreeport for a score of years. Some of the machines us»>(l are a century old. The method of nianufacture Is uniijue and the proprietors. .Messrs. j Harrows and Jartjues. invite all to visit the v^'orks.
Petry-Hans Krank I'elry of Marlon I'lace. Kock¬ ville Cenire was married lo his house¬ keeper. Mrs lAJUise Hans, on Saturday afternon at Hackensack. N. J. Both rarties have been married before an<] diTort*d.
The teleiihone box at the Lynbrook railroad station was robbed on Thurs¬ day nlKht and on Kriday Kerd Miller, lieutenant of the Louk Island Kailroad police made an investiRatlon of the case with Constable Carman Plant. During Ihelr search about the village they came upon thirteen-year-old Chas. Herman, Jr., son of Charles Herman, an employee of a Hrooklyn newspaper. According to the boy's story he was liUeationed and cros sexamined aboul the affair nntil be was well nigh ex¬ haustion. Then h home.
When the lad lold his lather what had happened, Mr. Herman siarled at once for the village wliere he found Constable I'lanl in the Arcade Theatre on Allanlic avenue. He called Plant out and remonstrated with him in the lohbv. Herman contended, according | the suspicions to w'itnesses, thai if the bay was under | was w-aiited suspicitiu the polic
of five of these for grossly Head of Long Boadi Est.ues Asks i Claims L, 1, K, K, Was Negligent In uct with female prison- i *" *
Delay Until Fall
.Miles K. Khodes, of Kieepori, hisi of the ex-jailers impliciiied inthe re cent disclosures resull InK in the in¬ dictment
Immoial conduct with female i ers at the county institution, is in cus¬ tody of the police of Bl'ownsville. Ten- I
nessee. awaiting the arrival of extra-I KxSeiiaioi Willi.im 11. diction papers from this state. He was I l^X'sideut of ihe Ksiiie^ cauKlil on Saturday by Chief of Police ¦jjf'H'b addressed liic Town Walker uf that city aa a result of in¬ formation funilsbed by lehiiives wiih whom be was staying.
"NO DREDGING AGRELMENT'-REYNOLDS'MRS.LAIMBEERASKS$100,000DAMAGES
AccordinK to n'porls wliieh have was allowed to go reached Sheriff SU'phen I'etiit. Khod¬ es was in company with his brother. Kodnian Khodes. of I''ieeporl. wilh whom he is believed lo bave been tra¬ veling since his escape from the juris¬ diction of Nassau Counly, He had been watched for aeveral days iirior to his capture, and was finally taken when of the police that he this state were con- should have come j finned by those upon whom be was I to him. He believed that they had no I dependent, ! right to Krill th<' '-'^^ away from his. Following the reciid of reports of j home. of fhe arrest. Sheriff I'ettit dispatched
I During the conversation that follow-1 Counly DeteiHive Phineast Seainan to ed. it is alleged that Constable Plant Albany with requisition papers for the
signature of the (iov ernor. Tbey were sigTied j'esterday and tbe detec¬ tive at once left for the South where
Lev nidds. of Long Board on Tuesday aflernoon al iis v«eekly meet¬ ing in relation lo the dredginK out of Iteynold's Cha 1111^1*
.Mr. Keynolds spoke of the vast , amoiini of mi.'iiey the KsUiies nad spent at the be;ich and tlie wonderful ; improvemenis tiiey had made and the ' difficult ies the I'^.^lalc!- had eiieotinter- ! ed duriiiK the leceiil sliingciicy of the ¦ money maikei and i' would he a great 'hardship upon ihem if ihey were com¬ pelled lo diedm- lhe cniiniicl at the present time and ii would leiaid (ilber i.imi»rovemeiii.- which thc estates were
struck al Herman, missed him and hit the brick wall behind with full force, bruising his clenched fist in .several places. Apparently Herman rt'cogniz- ed tbe signal for flght for he al once started to do hla best. It was a good besl and soon it was necessary to call for assistance for Plant, Ollicer Oli¬ ver Kiles, and Specials "Abe" Firman and I.,ouis Strohson of the lA)ng Beach Police Department. Il took the four to take I Ierman #cross the street and place him in the village lockup. In the meantime word was sent to Justice of the Peace Edward T, Ntu and Herman waa arraigned on a charge of assault and resisting an offlcer.
The court released the prisoner in bis own recognizance for appearance tor trial o» Fritey, Ifa^ 1.
planniuK lor the
counsel had lol really no atieei and the Ksiii'e opinion a ii-ele; the pan of the
• beach this .summer.
things be said hi.s ll him lhat there was iieni beiwecn the town s and ils was in his •s outlay of money on ' town in the employ¬
ment of expeiiaive legal taU-iii
"Why not delay thia mailer nntil , the fall election," he continued "then he will present tbem to tbe »iovern6r , Hub,„i, ,1,^, ,,M,.nsion of this agree- of Tennes.see., Pending his arrival in | ,„pn, before ihe people. The selling
that State ^-Sheriff Joseph Foster, clerk to Supertsor Hiram K. Smith, will have charge of Khodes, He was sent to Rrownaville at tbe same lime Seaman went to Albany. The two will bring the prisoner back.
Ilhodea will face an indictment charging the same offenses that are made againot. the other four ex.jailers now under bail. The casea w^ill prob¬ ably be tried in June. The others who are under indictment are ex-War¬ den Wlnfleld Box, and former keepers John Conrad, Richard MUUr and Wil- Uud Clifford.
of Loiu; Uciicli has been a prolitabh.' invesuitcnt for the Town of Hemp¬ stead, the I'^staies of I^ng Heach hav ing paid ovei a half million of dolhirs In ta.xes since that time,"
Supervisor Smith n-iioried that he and Jusiiii- .Imies made an invesiiga- lion of the waterways of Hempstead Iiay on Thursday ami, tbey were fa¬ vorably impressed witli the idea of im- proviuK Sea Dog and Ctdoked Creeks as the banks va(t crossing. The rail¬ road comiiany asserts that the auio¬ iiiobile Wiis driven lecklessfv. In iln party with '.Mr, and .Mrs. Laimbeer be- wide I'tll, was .Mrs. I'ell and W. K, Vanderbilt, .Ir,. who were riding to gether in Mr, N'anderbilt's car. A chauffeur, W. (lambien, whs also kill¬ ed.
i i.. .0.1 .lonll.-oil, .lr., ol I ,,lke'. lew
was sevcri-ly eui 011 ihe lan- vOllle
iiciliu; itie, pail ol ii pein i-inak.-i 111 ;i
row that w;is .--laileil an the annuiil
[dance of the .Moiiilor Aililclie Club in
I lhe 'iiuck House ol ihe Lakeview
Hook and Ladder Co, \\ nudlieid Koad
I on S;iluii|;iy iii-lil,
[ Oil. of Ihc llooi mallilKcrs ohjcited I'll Die manner in winch two youiu' j me iilioni I innjisicjid weiy diineinf., liiiid ill an aiKiimcni lhat follow4'd the i Hoo! maiiiiKci was hliiiek. This staif- 11(1 the row which ended in a iiee-foi jail lighl. The IIkIiis wi.-ie turned oil iind sevcjal vouii;: vi o'ueii faint.' .Vlli'hael liroKKilwoi I ll wii.s ihiown oui 01 Ihe window and Hiiidn .lohnson re (lived cuts on ll,ie lace and bead.
Inning lhe CMileiilelil lhc llle bell
rang biiiiKing thc vamps lo the liouse. While on his way to ibe lire bouw ChaikiH Khodes a ineii.txi- of tbe fire I ompany, of Uoodlield load. Lakeview was run over by an aiiiomobile and hoili IcKs fraclUK (I, He w;is liilven lo 'he .Mercy llo'-pii;il iil Hempstead on .Sunday.
One ol^Jh;' tiisl to ;iirivc ou tin- scene of tKiuble was Alvin Doiiglity, a deputy slicriff. Ac(oidiir4 to his own stuteiiients be could (ki nothing bceausc he bad lell his badge ;il home
Sn aiic^is Vki-vi- made
Fieeport's Fourth League Game 1 he Kd'pioil .Hi;,;li Schid compieied iis hrsi round of ihc .Nassau County base ball league by defcaiing the Lyn brook Hii-'h School nam last .Monday hy a score of S :t, Lynbrook was nol in lhc running from the very beginnliu and the Kiccporterh demonstrated the lad that ihcy intend to hold on to the ehanipionship and the Jjrooklyn Daily Kagle trophy, '/his luakcH the fourth league game ihHf Kice|i(,rt has played and pills ili|( 111 in llie ifad, 'i'hey ric feated Hempatead by a sf-ore of i,2. Kockville Centre by I't) 7 and l>aw>ence by ll'-O.
Kdwaids pitched ibe game and did not allow Ibe Lynbro<;ker8 to have even ah ope of winning, aliker as usual caught a star game and the Kreei>o}t team played in a uniform and steady manner. Today the team journeys 10 Huntington and hope to , make a good showing as they have lu their former gamvs.