Documents of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey Volume 136, PT. 6

Documents of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey Volume 136, PT. 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...and Amboy Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, station in center of the village. Population, 175. Banking town, Jamesburg or Cranbury. Money order post office; telegraph and telephone. Express service, Adams Company. Value of taxable property, $300,000. A good.location for manufacturing industry. Factories of any kind would be welcomed, and land for such uses would be sold at greatly reduced prices. A working force of about 25 men and 50 women is available for employment. The water supply is obtained from wells and by windmill pumps. There is no organized fire protection. The village has one public school, but no church. The only industry outside of farming is a hay press, at which 10 men are employed. ' For further particulars, address R. R. Vandeburgh, or A. Applegate, Prospect Plains, N. J. ' Nearest station, Pittstown, on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, distant one and one-half miles. Population, 170. Banking town, Flemington. Money order post office; telephone, but no telegraph. Express service, United States Company. Value of taxable property, $100,000. Quakertown is situated in a healthful and quite picturesque region, with dry, bracing air, where all the restful and pleasing features of country life are found. Farming and fruit growing are the only industries, but the villagers would look with approval on the establishment of some light form of manufacturing industry as a means of providing steady employment for the young people. Land for such purposes can be purchased at very low prices, and probably local financial assistance for a good industry may be obtained. On the outskirts of the village is a water power available for use, the capacity of which is not reported. The water supply is obtained from wells, and there is more

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