GOOD ROADS HEARING.
The New York Times
March 1, 1900
Delegation of Five Hundred Urges Legislature to Pass Higbie-Armstrong Bill—No Opposition.
ALBANY, Feb. 28.—Five hundred advocates appeared before the Ways and Means Committee to-day in favor of the Demarest bill, which appropriates &1,000,000 to carry out the provisions of the Higbie-Armstrong Good Roads act.
Of this number over 100 were from Westchester County, the delegation being headed by the Hon. Bradford Rhodes, Joseph B. See, Chairman of the Good Roads Committee of the Board of Supervisors of Westchester County; Francis M. Carpenter, County Treasurer of Westchester, and Sheriff William V. Malley, M. J. Dimon, Mayor of New Rochelle, and Leslie Sutherland, Mayor of Yonkers.
Among the speakers were Frank Z. Wilcox, Supervisor from Onondaga County; Supervisor Conroy of Erie County, Joseph B. See and A. R. Shattuck of New York City, President of the Automobile Club of America. There was no opposition to the bill.
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