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Title Letter: Mayor Martin Cooke to Hoboken City Council, Nov. 11, 1913 protesting the granting of a cabaret license.
Object Name Correspondence
Catalog Number 2012.004.0059
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Letter from Mayor Martin Cooke to Hoboken City Council, Nov. 11, 1913 protesting the granting of a cabaret license.

Single leaf. Full text is in notes.

City of Hoboken document with file notations.
Notes Archives 2012.004.0059

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Mayor's Office
Hoboken, N.J.
Martin Cooke, Mayor
November 11, 1913

TO THE COUNCIL,

Gentlemen:-

There has been received by the City Clerk, and will be presented to your body to-day, an application from Edward I. Reich for a cabaret license at 72 Hudson St., also an application from Felix Di Giuli for a cabaret license at 68-70 Hudson St.

I feel that it is incumbent upon me as Mayor, and also as President of the Board of Police Commissioners to protest against the granting of either of those licenses. Whatever justification there might have been for the granting of cabaret licenses last year, the experience of the past year should lead us to refuse the petition of anyone applying for a cabaret license in the future. These places have drawn a class of undesirable characters that have brought ill repute upon the good name of our city. The citizens of Hoboken have always been proud, and justly so, of the splendid reputation the city has maintained in regard to its moral conditions, and it seems incomprehensible that we should allow strangers to take that reputation away from us. Fully assured that your body will see this question in the light that I do.

I am Respectfully yours,
Martin Cooke, Mayor
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Communication from His Honor Mayor Cooke, protesting against the granting of cabaret licenses to Edward I. Reich and Felix DiGiuli.
November 12, 1913
Presented, read and referred to the Committee on Licenses
James H. Londrigan
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People Cooke, Martin
Di Guili, Felix
Reich, Edward I.
Date 1913
Year Range from 1913
Year Range to 1913
Search Terms 72 Hudson St.
68 Hudson St.
70 Hudson St.
Board of Police Commissioners
City Council, Hoboken
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Classification Bars / Saloons
Restaurants
Entertainment
Government & Politics
Mayors