Tag: Federal Street Ferry

Lilac flower stock photo
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Mother’s Day Origins

What is always left out the historical accounts is the vital role which Camden played in the origin of the Mother’s Day campaign which Miss Jarvis initiated.

OVER IN CAMDEN Articles of incorporation were filed yesterday by the American Metal Edge Box Company. The police were notified yesterday that William Ilgenfritz, 14 years old, of 1121 Mickle street, was missing. Jacob N. Wise, 63 years old, fell from a etep at Delaware and Market streets yesterday and broke his shin. He was takeo to the Cooper Hospital. A number of church people have filed a remonstrance with the excise Commission against granting a liquor license to Charles Gorden, of Ninth street amd Ferry avenue. Mrs. Victor Kline, of 526 Vine street. discovered a burglar in the house early Tuesday morning, but the thief fled at her approach, leaving a lot af clothing and silverware which he had bundled up, ready to take away Charles E. Wilson was committed by Recorder Mowrey [sic] last night, charged with stealing two overcoats trom the Camden Turning Mill, at Front and Arch streets. He was captured at the Federal Street Ferry by Policeman Hartman. Bessie Hughes was held by Justice Schmits yesterday for further bearing on a charge of stealing household goods from the boarding house of Mrs. Marshall, at 121 Market Street. Some of the missing goods were found at the defendant's home. Among the latest victims of the grip in Camden are Mayor Hatch, Chief of Police Foster, City Clerk Worry Kramer, former City Counsel J. Wiliard Morgan, Charles R. Baron, New Jersey editor of the Philadelphia Record, and Policemen George Cooper,. Harry Miller. James Ware and George Anderson.
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Over in Camden

OVER IN CAMDEN

Articles of incorporation were filed yesterday by the American Metal Edge Box Company.

The police were notified yesterday that William Ilgenfritz, 14 years old, of 1121 Mickle street, was missing.

Jacob N. Wise, 63 years old, fell from a etep at Delaware and Market streets yesterday and
broke his shin. He was takeo to the Cooper Hospital.

A number of church people have filed a remonstrance with the excise Commission against granting a liquor license to Charles Gorden, of Ninth street amd Ferry avenue.

Mrs. Victor Kline, of 526 Vine street. discovered a burglar in the house early Tuesday morning, but the thief fled at her approach, leaving a lot af clothing and silverware which he had bundled up, ready to take away

Charles E. Wilson was committed by Recorder Mowrey [sic] last night, charged with stealing two overcoats trom the Camden Turning Mill, at Front and Arch streets. He was captured at the Federal Street Ferry by Policeman Hartman.

Bessie Hughes was held by Justice Schmits yesterday for further bearing on a charge of
stealing household goods from the boarding house of Mrs. Marshall, at 121 Market Street. Some of the missing goods were found at the defendant’s home.

Among the latest victims of the grip in Camden are Mayor Hatch, Chief of Police Foster, City Clerk Worry Kramer, former City Counsel J. Wiliard Morgan, Charles R. Baron, New
Jersey editor of the Philadelphia Record, and Policemen George Cooper,. Harry Miller. James
Ware and George Anderson.

The First Camden County Courthouse, Camden, NJ.
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The Year 1848 – Camden, NJ

In 1852 a plot of ground at Second and Cherry Streets was purchased for $3200 and upon it was erected the first gas works in Camden.

Parson's Hotel at Front Street
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The Year 1841 – Camden, NJ

On March 12, 1841 the Camden Mutual Fire Insurance Company was chartered. It continued as a mutual association until July 1, 1870, when it was converted into a stock company, although it was not until 1881 that the word “Mutual” was dropped from the name and the name Camden Fire Insurance Association was adopted. The original office building was erected at the southwest corner of Fifth and Federal Streets in 1858. Prior to that time the Director’s meetings had been held until 1853 at Parson’s Hotel; at the Federal Street Ferry.