Oyster Bay, right to waterfront

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Oyster Bay, right to waterfront - Theres trouble brewing for several aomebodys at...
Theres trouble brewing for several aomebodys at Oyster Bay The town Is lighting for her supposed ancient right of free passage along what is known as the Shore road which skirts Sagamore Hill and is a favorite riding path for President Roosevelt Feeling in Oyster Bay and the neighboring villages runs so high that a crowd of Indignant citizens led it is said by an official has torn down two stone walls on the shore front of Louis C Tiffany the New Tork jeweler Also the pier belonging to Airs J West Roosevelt on which the President and many distinguished visitors have landed on their way to Saga more Hill was partially demolished by Highway Commissioners F W Haux hurst of Oyster Bay and E M Under bill of Glen Cove The Commissioners led a force of laborers to the attack The movement to restore the water front of Oyster Bay to the town is backed by public sentiment In 16T7 whit is known as the Andros patent conveyed In fee simple to the town of Oyster Bay all land between high and low tidewater marks One hundred years ago the Shore road was declared a highway by the Board of Highway Commissioners The road was sun eyed 86 feet wide and it followed the tide mark along the shore Little by little it is said the road has been encroached on The walls and piers which were wrecked crossed the Shore road The Town Board has ordered the removal of the offending obstructions In each instance The officials removed only enough of the structure to eive ground for legal action In a test case The piers which have been destroyed are used as landing places for the tenders 000000 and in 1903 26000000 so on The importation does not even seem to vary In proportion to the wealth of tho country but follows some mysterious law of its own There was 10000000 worth of uncut diamonds imported last year this class of Import has shown a more steady growth A few years ago there were no diamond cutters in the United States Xow there are a good many The census of 1890 showed only 92 diamond cutters in the United States That of 1900 showed 498 There are more and more of the uncut stones imported annually and of the remainder larger number are imported unset Mo3t of the diamonds used in this country come from South Africa but are imported through England and European countries The Federation of Labor people now bending their efforts to defeat Speaker Cannon for re election to House They argue that if they defeat him for the House he will have a ghost of a show for the Presidency Well praps During the past year the export cheese from this country has fallen about 1200000 pounds This does indicate a diminution of the industry for the country has quadrupled its output In the past four years But It does show that there has been a largely- increased home demand This country is a manufacturer of dozens of different grades of cheese most of which grouped under the designation American cheese But as a matter fact a good many of them are exported and then brought back here and sold

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  1. The National Tribune,
  2. 23 Aug 1906, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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