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Official Paper, Village of Fr«eport
FREEPORT. N. Y^ MONDAY, MAY 2. 1921
Vol. XXIV. No. 59
OPPOSITION TO PIPE LINE BOULEVARD CROWS CONSTAiniY
UndesirabOity Of Project Recognized As Results Are More Fully Realized-Would Mean Only 16-Foot Roadway On 100-Foot Widtli--City Would B^ Relieved Of Taxation On Whole Area of Route
BREAD REDUCED ONE
AND TWO CENTS A LOAF
nookvillp Ccntvp, -May 2.—Charleii I FiichH, who tfiok ovrr tho Kuthltaiior liakfi-y, yostorday, Immpdlately r«>- I diicetl the prlrp of brrud. I»avPH that formerly Hold for 14 ffnts are now 12 ffnts and tho»p thut KOld for nlno renin urtP now fifrhl cpnts. Mr. FuchH romPf) fr.)in Olendalf, BorouRh of QiH-on«, He Intpndn to r-hanffp the nami' of Iho liakery to MoiIpI I!:il!pi-y,
MInPfila. April .W).—Tho proposod highway alonv thn >Jew York rity pipp lino from the old rpsprvoir in Brook¬ lyn through Kings and Queens Into NaHiiau (iiunty has c-rpatpd consider- ttblp foiling in the noiith side of Nassau County and the rnsldentH of thp north nldp of thp count.v frankly oppoKP It on thp ground that It mpans a tremcndoiw p.'tponsp for the whole, county.
Just now there are petitions hplng circulated which ask State Highways Commissioner Herbert S. .mssoiis to rtpBlgnate fhe pipe line route for Im- provemint as u state highway Instead of the l..akeVlpw-Senman avenue route wblch was designated some two years ago and whiei- formances In relation to co-operation with Naseau County.
Thoso who claim to know say that FrcttJort will furnlsb one of the ex- iinii>les of What exi)ens« might be In¬ volved and to juat what a village may l)o asked to do. Mr. McWblnnev and others hare announced that a *;l1ne wide boulevard. 100 feet wWe" will enhance pvoperty valuea everywhere It touches. It would If this was ttfue but thc law only provides for a IB-foot - highway and Df the villages want llio road IftO feet or any width above 16 feet that village must pays*lie whole coat. If Freeport wanted a boulevard 100 feet wide it woujdi cost^at village upwards of $400,000 ev"what the state and county would pay,
If thy highway ts not coBstruq
thV full width of thp pipe Una
the damage to propertiy te much gre»t-
mr than can nomr be (ore^een, since
.there would be », atrip of clsy proiwrty
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BIG AERIAL CIRCUS IS PmNED
Weather Prevents Air Stunts At Mitchel Field —Program To Be Car¬ ried Out Next Sunday
Hempstead, May 1,—The organiza¬ tion day events, or aerial circus sr^hcd-
WIFE NAMES HERSISeiN
Mn. Guitave Zeese of Great Neck Accuses Husband of Being Fa¬ ther of Amelia Hoffman's Child Which He Adopted—He Denies All of Wife's Charges
COURTROOM AT PLANF TRIAL
Mineola, Ma.v 2.—The unusual tale of u wife naming her sister as co-re- | spondent in a divorce action and claiming thvt her husband Is the | father of that sister's child is told In the suit brought by Mrs. Gustav Zeese. of Creat Neck, The sister named Is Miss Amelia Hoffmann. The records of the surrogate's court uled at -Mitchel Field yesterday had to | here show that Zeese adopted Gordon
be postponed on account of the In¬ clement weather and will be held next Sunday, weather permitting.
Kloborate preparations had been made for thp events at the field, and it was e.tpected that big cro.wds would be present. However, the rain of the earl.v morning, followed by the cold wave, promising to make watching the aerial stunts so uncomfortable that few would attend, the officers decided It Would be better to postpone the events until the weather Is moro favorable.
The program arranged for yester¬ day will be carried nut next Sunday.
the child wos adopted said in his peli tion that tym was possessed ot "ade¬ quate means" to raise the Child as his own and that his income was over $10,000 annually. Mrs. Zeese says that it is over $150,000 annually and that while she is compelled to live in shabby surroundings that her hus- iKind, the sister Amelia and three other unmarried sisters live In the Zeese hrinie in luxury.
Zeese denies Mrs, Zeese's charges Weil Known In Shippmg Circlei?!r«j^at he la the natural father of the
child, ns he denies all her other charges, and says that hc adopted the infant tor the sake of the wife's sister.
HY. CREW, RETIRED BOAT BUILDER, DEAD
Organizer of White Star Tow¬ ing and Transportation Line
Freeport, May 2,—Henry Crew, a retll-j>d bout builder and one of the founders of the White Star Towing and Transportation Company Line, died at hla home in Porterfleld place, Freeport, Friday evening at the uge of 88 .veai's.
He-was born In Leeds, England, In 1843, and came to Boston, Mass,, In 1845, accompanied by his parents. He sfrved his apprenticeship as a ship- joiner in Kast Boston and when 21 years of age went to Hilton Head, Port Royal, a. C, where he helped to huild the Marine Hospital,
Coming to New Vork he worked as foi-eman In various ship joining Arms. He was In husine.ss for himself when he met the late Captain Samue'. Ij.'Hommedleu and together they or¬ ganized The ^\'liite Star Towing and Transportation Company, tn 1S70.
Mr. Crew designed and built more than a score of sea going tow boats, many ot which are In commls-slon to¬ day. Capt. Ij'Hommedieu retired In 1H13 and Mr. Crew continued the imsl¬ ness, taking over Capt. I.UIommedieu's Interest, With the assistance of Al i'red J. Grant and his son-lnlaw Albert H. Tolkamp, he conducted th* business until June, 1!>17, III health then forced him to retire.
The concern was then Incorporated tmder the name of the Crew Transpor¬ tation Corporation and he became the chairman of the Board of Directors, but due to continued Illness could not give much attentldn to his work.
He leuvfs a widow, who was Alice K. Marston. and two daughter, Mrs. Orace M. Young and Mrs. Alice Tol¬ kamp of Freeporl; also two grandchil¬ dren. Rlchanl F. Young and Henry G. Young.
The funeral aervlces will be held thK evening at S:15 p. m, at hi)i late resl- dencil Interment will he In .'Oreeri- fteld cemetery, Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.
Hoffmann, "the .son of Amelia I, Hoff¬ mann, ot Great Neck," In these adop¬ tion proceedings, Zeese and the .voung molher appearing in court, the father of the child was not named while the mother declared herself to be "unable to care for and properly maintain and support" the infant,
Zeese, who is a member of the color printing and engraving firm of Zeese- Wliklnson A Co,, 424 to 438 West 3ard strwt, ".New York Ctty. ~Sl the
FIGHTS THREE •
AIMED AT HM
Defendant Is Locked Up During Recess Period, a Different Pro¬ cedure Than During rvst Trial —District Attorney Questions Jurors Closely — Spectators Show Keen Interest
Mineola, May 2.--The trial of Car¬ man Pl.'int, one time county detective, indicts for receiving stolen goods, the speclflc charge being that he received a stolen Ruick car from Matthew ,1. O'Neil and "Red" Hoffman, began be- ' fore .Justice Cropsey in Part 1 of thc I Supreme Court here thi.>) morning. I When court adjourned for luncheon
• recci^H today. .Justice Crop.sey directed I that Plant be taken into cu.stody, and
he was locked ilp until ,such time as tlic
court will reconvene this aftei'noon.
Tills is a wholly different attitude than the condition that Plant confronted nt his first trial. At that time he roamed about the Court Hou.se [iretty much at will, and was not in cu.stody duiing the recess. He was also permitted to go to his home each night.
District Attorney Charles R. Week.s and Assistant District Attorneys Wood and Bdwards are trying the case for the state. George-Morton Levy of the law firm of Scudder & Levy, Loui.s Schisel and I'eter Stephen Bex'k iippe.nr for the defendant Plant.
There is great interest being taken in the case as is evidenced by the fact all of the available seating space of the court room Is occupied and while the
FREEPORT MAN REPORTS CAR AND CUT GLASS MISSING
Freeport, May 2.—Robert Doonghy of 116 Shonnnrd avenuo came to police headquarters Friday and reporte«'l><>rt. May 2.-ln spite of the pg of jurora in relation to the jurors opin¬ ion as to the testimony of a convict or per.son who is under indictment at the time they testify. This is done because il.atthew J. O'Neil one of the state's principle witnesses has already been convicted in connection wllh the traffii in atolen automobiles and because "Red" Hoffman is under Indictment for like offenses.
Be Held Tomorrow
NATIONAL BANK CAUL IS.srED
Wgshtatton. May 2.—Ttta Comptroller of tbe CurrtBCy Issued a bonk call for tha condition ot national bonks as of tbaicloso of business on Thur»i1ay, April
Mineola Garage * Owner Slings Heavy Bolt, Striking One Of Highwaymen On Head—Is Ov¬ erpowered, Bound and Gagged —Intruders Escape After Rifling Cash Register
Mineola, May 2.—Three masked men broke into the Huber & Winter garage Jericho Turnpike early this morn¬ ing, bound and gaged Henry Huber, one of the proprietors, broke oi>en the cash register and escaped with (Ifty dollars.
Mr. Huber, who takes turns with his I)artner In watching the place at nigUt, was engageil In the front of the build¬ ing. The concern Is known as the Nas¬ sau Garage. The three highwaymen broke upen the rear door aiiparently without disturbing the proprietor. When they entered the plaoe they had hand¬ kerchiefs drawn tightly across the lower liart of the face just under the eyes, and Huber only knew they were coming when he was confi-onted by Ihe three ot them each with a revolver leveled at him.
He l>acl«ed awa^ from the»i In the dl rection of a shelf where htw revolver was laying. They ailvanced upon him, commanding him to throw up his hands. He felt for the plnce where the revolver should haye been and failing to And it seised a heavy tjolt. He threw this with alf his might In spite of the fact that he was "covered" with the guns of the bandlta and succeeded In strlKing one on the head.
The three mep jumped on hlnr, over- ppwered him ami wired him fast to a citalr. Tbey gagged him with aome w^te to firevent an outcry. They evi¬ dently were fearful they would be In¬ terrupted and worked witb great rapWi- ty. They snuished the cnsh register drawer, rilled It and, fled.
MORE THAN 6,000 MARINE WORKERS OUT ON STRIKE
New York, May 2.—Between 6000 and 10,000 marine workers were Idle in thi.s port today in the national shipping strike, which threatens to paralyze all .\merican deep sea traffic on the At¬ lantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coasts.
The strike order was put Into effect after a meeting at which the 15 per cent wage reduction urged by Admiral Benson of the Shipping Hoard wa.s re¬ jected by the marine engineers, flre- men, cooks and stewards, and the In¬ ternational Seamen's I^nion,
The marine engineeis took the lead, and the oflflclals of this nnd fhe other unions involved were emphatic in de¬ claring tlint It wns not a .strike, but a lockout.
The chief ray of hope was that J'res- IdjPnt Harding would appoint arbitrators a to flght for a prlnciiile.
"The Siwnlsh-American War was a picnic c^ompared to the great shock that awakened the world on April 6, Ifil7. I .•^emember the day In Congress. When the roll was called it was greeted with tt hushed silence that was foreign to that council chamber. I voted for the war.and I knew thht I was dellU-i-atel ¦ going to nacrlflce the hoys that fell on French and Flanders fields, but I real¬ ized that It had to be.
"Our flrst question was the army. Wc- had at that time a Ijare 200.000 to me«-t the onslaught of Germany and twenty months later there weru between three and four milllonH under arms.
"I favored sel?f:tlve service and when lit <-«me there was a re«|Kni.se from ev- try city, village and hamlet rii over the <«uniry that formed a tide that'crushed the Oerm;»n war margotlltn|. New Tork todiiy. tho lowest price sittre; noona and garbage and refuse Tiiesdjiy against Uanaa. Ma wlH be given a( ".Vailons ne«Kl to know one »noi>;^_!.
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