WILL BEGIN WORK ON MILLTOWN ROAD IN JUNE
MILLTOWN. May 15.-The regular meeting of the borough council was held last evening in the borough hat with Mayor H. B. Meyers presiding. Those present were Clerk H. J. Schlosser, Attorney J. R. Appleby, Engineer C. P. Stelle, Collector William R. Evans, and Councilmen J. P. Herbert, W. H. Kuhlthau, Charles B Crablel, Charles W. Christ, and John Christ Superintendent Samuel Spiers, and Assistant Superintendent John Bauries.
An application was received from Marcus Wright of South River to have the electric current extended, the other side of Bog Brook in order to enable him to operate electric motors to be used in getting out clay and sand and preparing same for the building industries It was favored by the council, and when approved by the Public Service this extension will be made, all- expenses being paid by Mr. Wright. This will be a big industry employing a number of men when it is completed.
Most all of the property owners In North Milltown are in favor of the permanent curb and gutter being laid when the new road is put down, the expense being paid by them.
All sewer and water connections must be made within the next month as construction of the new road will no doubt begin about the middle of June.
In answer to the letter written the Public Service in reference to the condition of the road between the tracks over the bridge, they advise same will be repaired as soon as it can be reached with the limited number of men at the company’s disposal.
The new fire truck has been delivered and accepted by the council. It was given a thorough test on all of the hills in the borough and had no trouble in making the grades on high gear. As soon 25 the bids are received the new truck will be painted, when this is completed Milltown will be in first class condition to handle all fire emergencies which may develop.
Joseph Auer. James Titter and Louis Jensen have been accepted by the council as members of Eureka Engine Co. No. 1 to fill vacancies and bring the department up to the required number of twenty-five men.
The borough ordinance is still in effect on dog licenses. As only twelve have been issued this year there will be several minus their pets in the near future, as the police have been ordered to seize all dogs not tagged and if not called for within twenty-four hours said dogs will be destroyed.
The following building permits have been issued by the building inspector:
Joseph R. Stokes. 25 Richter avenue, frame garage. $300.
H. J. Schlosser, 5 School street, frame garage, 750.
Victor Quetzky. 19 Church street. addition to dwelling. $350
George T. Reimers, 40 Richter avenue, frame garage, $150.
St. Paul’s Reformed Church, frame addition to social hell. $4,000.
The total fees for the above permits, amounting to $18, have been collected and turned over to the borough collector.
Fifteen dollars each was donated by the council to the G. A. R. veterans and the American Legion for Decoration Day celebration.
Mrs. Albert Skewis while stepping from a trolley in front of the traction office in New Brunswick yesterday morning fell and seriously injured her ankle.