The Madison Eagle from Madison, New Jersey on June 16, 1916 · Page 10
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THE MAniSOX EAOLK, FBIDAT, JOE !«, Hid. COVNTT IlMiH SCIKHH, TITLE IS IIY IIA>OVER TBIIPS KxrIIInK rilrliem' Knttio From MiiillNon lllvh Srhool h) Srorr (>t ; to II; llotli riH)Pil >Yrll. The Central avenue ball llelil was the scene of a big battle last Monday Bfternoon when the local high school team met the Hanover boys for the championship of Morris county, and were nosed hy a si'oro of 7 to C. Uoth schools have exceptionally strong nines this year and had mode splendid records against opponents Each team had lost hut two games previously and had split even In their former meetings, as Hanover took the first game on Madison field by a score of 6 to B early In the season while Madison triumphed at Hanover by a 9 to 8 score two weeks ago. Captain Coffey won the toss and took the field with Courson. Hanover's star twirler, occupying the mound. "Bill" O'Donnell was on the Bring line for the locals anil a great pitchers' battle followed. In the opening half of the first round Courson quickly fanned Waters and Burroughs while Blazler died stealing after reaching first on a pass Hanover jumped Into the lead In their half of the tlrst by scoring a run Do Hart's error and " Bill " I^vtck's solid single. O'Donnell prevented further scoring by whlfllng Clauson. Madison came hack strong In the next and scored three tallies on singles by O'Donnell, Early, De Hart and Van Duzer assisted by Dickson's wild throw to the plate. Things looked had for the visiting boys but only for a short time as they quickly tied the score in the third. Courson, W. I^v- Ick, I-owrle and Clauson hit safely In this round and two runners came across the rubber making the score tie at three all. Both pitchers held the batters at their mercy until the sixth, when Madison took the lead again. In this Inning, N. Hill's hard drive scored O'Donnell and Early, who had previously been safe on Coffey's error and Courson's liberality respectively; but the lead was short-lived, as La- Hart's hit drove home I^owrle and Clauson In the latter half of tJie same frame. Hits by Burroughs and H. Hill with Dickson's second error again put Madison ahead In the next. A pass to Courson, followed by "Bill" Levlck's third hit and Coffey's sacritlce lly to Van l)U7er, tied the score In Hanover's half. The final tally and what proved to be the winning run was scored by Hanover In the eighth cm Waters* error followed by Dickson's two-bagger to left center. An error by Burroughs followed by a safe hunt loaded the sacks In this round but MacDougall, pitching for Madison, fanned the mighty Levick after causing Courson to "pop" a weak fly to Early. With one run needed to tie the score in the last round. Van Duzer first batter up. singled. Waters' sacrifice put him on second and a daring steal landed him on third, but Courson put on extra steam and fanned Blazler and Burroughs. The game was hard-fought but not brilliantly played. W. Levick was easily the star for Hanover l)Oth at bat and on defence. Lindstrom, Courson. 11. Hill and Burroughs put up good fielding games. Van Duzer and Clauson each made two safeties. This game gave Hanover an undisputed claim to the championship of the county as Madison and Hanover had eliminated all other possible claimants. The score was as follows: MADISt)N H. S. a.h. r. h. p.o. a. e. Waters, 2b 4 U 0 1 3 1 Blozier, If 4 0 110 0 Burroughs, ss 5 110 2 1 H. Hill, c 3 0 1 7 2 0 O'Donnell, p 4 2 112 1 MacDougall, p 0 0 0 0 0 0 Early, lb 3 2 1 9 0 0 N. Hill, rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 De Hart. 3b 4 114 0 1 Van Duzer, cf 4 0 2 1 1 0 Totals 35 C 9 24 10 HANOVEK H. S. Lindstrom. ss 5 U 0 5 0 E. Levick, 3b. 5 110 1 Coursen, p 4 2 114 W. Levick, c 5 1 3 11 2 Coffey, lb 2 0 0 7 0 Laurie, cf 2 1110 Clauson. 2b 4 2 2 1 2 La Hart. If 4 0 110 Dickson, rf 4 0 1 0 0 Totals 35 7 10 27 9 B Madison H. S. 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0—6 Hanover H. S _1 0 2 U 0 2 1 11—7 Two base hit—Dickson. Sacrifice hit—Waters, Coffey. Left on bases— Madison 6, Hanover 9. Stolen bases —Clauson, W. Levick, Van Duzer 2, O'Donnell 2. Base on halls—Off O'Donnell 4, off Coursen 3. Struck out- By O'Donnell 6, by MacDougall 1, by Coursen 10. Umpires—Messrs. McCracken and Gllllgan. CONTH.VC T KOIl .M:H BlimiJK IS 1.I;T HV KIlKKIlULItKllS Contract was let on Wednesday by the Freeholders of Morris county to the Foster Construction Company of Newark for the building of the Joint Morris and Union bridge on the Chatham-Summit road near Chatham. The bid of the Foster Construction Company was $12,8811. The next lowest bid was that of J. W. Heller who proposed to build the bridge for »13,150. The bids were widely scattered, the majority of the eight or ten submitted ranging around J15,000, but a number approached $20,000. The highest bidder was A. II. Ludder who wanted $20,241 for the Job. Foster Construction Co., the lowest bidder, has appeared In the bidding on several Jobs here but this will he Its tlrst Job In Morris county. The concern operates throughout the State and has »ome work In .New York. Praparad For the Worst. Husband-fioodliy, my dear. A pli'a?- ant voyage. 1 have taken every |jri> •utlon in case of accident. Wife— What do yuu mean? Husband—Liisiir ed vour life in my tavor. —Journal Aniu.'«ut. charging the train, which he kept up I The so-colled "stations or as they for a month when a slip while at- were then colled "depots, in 1837 tempting to dodge out from beneath, were rude and extremely primitive the wheels put an end to his earthly affairs. The terminal stuKon at New- eareer. 1 ark was used as a store house for MOKIIIS AM) ESSEX IS 'second fireman or woodpasser as they SKVI'>TY.M>E TFIUS 01.1) called at that time on the train. land A. O. Crane acted as btakeman Early Trains Stopped af Madison In and conductor. Compliance «lth AKrwment He- i ^ ^111 for the freight was l«een (Itlzens and lompan). handed to Conductor Cran« at New- l ,„ ...le oic«s>..„ -,'„„• „„,, „. „,„ ,„„,. ,„ The recent erection of the new; ark. which he placed In hi. hat. straight track between »« ^ I^ckawanna station and the new ele-'where It remained until he arrtTed at South Orange, through Scotland ^^ ' The building vated tracks In Madison recalls the Morrlstoim. trusting to his memory street, a barrel of flour fell from one P^^ojed by the com^^^ Interesting fact that September 17th as to where the different packap i. of the cars to the track and ^n^il ami ,no sto^v liTj Throrange will mark the seventy-ninth annlver- . were to be put off. {In a miniature Hour storm complete- ^lon ll d. was 1 cated i^^oa" Bcot- sary of the running of the first pas-' The single freight car contlnae<l to|Iy whitening the train, engine »"<>,f'" "pt ^^^^^^ senger train over the Morris and Es- run between Newark and Morristown : crew. |Y^ct.^ sex railroad, now the Morris and Es- several months, when it was replaced : After the enclosed cars were put In removed to a small house sex division of that system. by shorter cars which continued in service, passengers were occasionally .,„,__ n-hi, imugn was afterwards It Is further interesting to note, service for some time thereafter. picked up along the line and It was a ' ^^^^^^ says the Ilallroad Employee, that the It Is recalled that the principal common occurance to see a passenger,. first regular freight train was run freight carried west was groceries sitting on the rail awaiting the train, I The station at Madison occupied a over the road early In the summer of and occasional boxes of dry goods and which was a signal for it to stop and portion of a dwelling situated near 1838, from Newark to Morristown. returning, the cargo was generally ' take him aboard. This system was In the trapk In fornt of which a ptatform This train left Newark about 10 a. m. made up of plank, sawed the entire vogue for several months after the : »'nB bdllt. When the road was orlg- and consisted of the locomotire. ten- length of the log. some of which was first passenger trains were scheduled Inal'V opened. It entered Morristown der and one freight car. This car three Inches thick and from forty to and patrons were picked up In this on the south side of the town, was a curiously constructed affair fifty feet In length, loaded on two and manner all along the line. TVIth the | In 1837 James Vanderpool was about twenty-five feet In length, oftentimes three cars. Charcoal and increase of tralllc, however, the prac- president of the company and Irn somewhat resembling a modern flat cord wood were also transported In tice was done away with. Dodd, superintendent; Henry L. car, but devoid of side boards or considerable quantities, much of the. There were very few regular stop- Brown, Samuel Craig, William Dodd stakes. The cargo of the train con-.wood being used as fuel for the com- ping places on the line In 1837. The and John Casson were englnemen; sisted of a few boxes of soap, two|pany's locomotives. Enclosed lx)i regular stations between Newark and William IMerson, Thomas Slattery and barrels of flour and sundry smaller icars were, as the freight traffic of the Morristown were Orange. Mlllburn William Kirk, firemen; Benjamin packages, all of which could have road increased, added to the equip- Iwhere a stop was made for water), Myer and Edward Sllhy, conductors; menL I Chatham and .Madison. The stop at while William Fuller, Albert Ilarrlng- When the freight trains were first Madison was made In compliance ton and John Sharp were teamsters inaugurated, they attracted wide at- with an agreement between the clti- and drove the passenger cars down tentlon and seemed to arouse the lens and the company which provided ! Broad and Center streets, Newark, to particular animosity of the farmers' that In consideration of certain cun-[the station of the New Jersey Itallroad ,dogs, who would charge on the train cessions made the company by the and Transportation Company. The den. at his shops in Newark, in charge and often run underneath it for a con- town authorities when the line was | agent at .Newark was ElIJa Stewart, of Engineer Samuel Craig and Will- slderable distance. One dog in par- being built surveyed, all trains were and William Crane was foreman of lam Plerson. fireman. There was no i ticular made a dally practice of compelled to stop at this station. , the wood yard. been easily loaded on a modern truck, with an abundance of room to spare. The locomotive of this train was the "Essex." the second engine built for the Morris & Essex by Seth Boy- Ring Plngar th* Waakitt The flnger on which the wciHin, ring Is woni Is anatomically the est of the ten. I'lanlsts have to Kit tho third finger twice as much drill i' the oUiem. Place both hands tn^-pthJ palms facing, and all but the Angers strvtchnl, you will li,. Ncparatn all cnuplea easily but the i»„ third fingers. Tho anatonili ai expi,. ' tloii of this n-enknexs 1h that Ihi' ten (Ion of tho extensor muscle of th.. I|,|,J linger Is attochcd by a crims ,i|,, ^ that of the sei-nnd and sometlnie, ot the fourth. This slip Is someUniM m In violinists, who need all tho freedom and power Uiey can Kot.-ntUbtir,i, Chronicle Telegraph. Amarloan Cltlzana. In practice theru is no such tUlnj n a "cltlron of tho tlnlu-d Htates." Burti "cltUcn" Is about as mythli-al as u,, memiald. lu order to vote, for stance, one must bring his cltiionihip down to tho concrete and iMvome | ultlicn of New York or of some one ot tie otlier states. You cannot vote it Now York unless you ore a i ltlzen of Now York, and the same is true of i.. the other states. The "citizen of tb« United States" Is a verj' vaguo gentl^ man.—Now York American. Impossible To Get So Much Motor Car Value For The Money W E FIND dm b the attitude of many people who come into oai talesroom— before tbey know anything about the MaweH Not until the Maxwell is shown and demon- ctrated to them—until they lit in it and examine the finish—until they ride in it—or perhaps not until they drive it themselves, do they realize what a tremendous value is offered in the Maxwell car. It is not untisual that Maxwefl value should not be known to everyone, because it is uncommon to find soch a car for a good margin more than the Maxwefl price. The Maxwell stands ahsohitely alone in a highly competitive field, for the amount of value it offers for the price. Appearance —The lines of the Maxwefl are deddedy attractive. There is no break in the contour from the radiator to the back of the car. The fmders are gracefufly shaped. Afl metal parts ate enameled or nickel-plated. The upholstery b deep and well-finished. From any angle it is a car that the owner can be proud of. Motor —The engine in the Mzuiwefl car is not equafled by any other four-cylinder engine of its size. And we know of larger and more expensive cars that have less able power plants. The Max- wefl engine carries its load through mud and sapd or over the steepest grades without a falter. Quality —The materials in the Maxwefl car are the best that can be bought and the workmanship that turns them into finished peirts is no less exceflent It is only the large production of tho MiunvcP. f{u:tories that makes it possible to put such quality of materials and workmanship into a car selling at the Maxwell price. Economy —With its other attractive features, the Maxwell is a most economical car to own. Owners get 22 to 25 mUes per gaflon of gasoline and 8,000 to 12,000 miles per set of tires. And the car is so durably built that repair expense is negligible. We are sure you want a car such as we have described ttie Maxwell to be. If you will give us a few minutes of your time we are sure we can convince you that the Maxwell Car is an exceptional value. Come in today. Touring Car $655 Roadster $635 F, O. a DETROIT DAVID S. ELY GAR.AGE 10 CENTRAL AVENUE Telephone 199 Time Payments if Desired

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