Tag: Samuel B. F. Alcott

  • Samuel B. F. Alcott

    Samuel B. F. Alcott

    SAMUEL B.F. ALCOTT was born in New Jersey in February, 1855 to John Alcott and his wife, the former Elizabeth Fox, most likely in Burlington County, New Jersey, where he resided though at least 1870. By 1880 Samuel Alcott had moved to Camden, New Jersey. Samuel Alcott served with the Camden Fire Department in 1882…

  • Camden Democrats File Fusion Ticket

    Camden Democrats File Fusion Ticket

    As predicted in yesterday’s Inquirer a fusion ticket is to be supported by the Democrat machine at the coming primaries in Camden. Yesterday was the last day for filing nominating petitions and a mixed ticket is shown by the Democrats. Dr. Duncan W. Blake. the candidate for Sheriff is a former Progressive, and Louis Le…

  • News of a Day in the City of Camden

    News of a Day in the City of Camden

    Considerable surprise was manifested in Camden yesterday when it was announced that Anna Turner, the sixteen-year-old daughter of Frank Turner, a prominent builder and contractor, has been marred since January 21 to Louis Voegtlin, formerly of Camden, but now of Trenton. Up until the past few days Miss Turner, who lived with her parents at…

  • Samuel B. F. Alcott Injured

    Samuel B. F. Alcott Injured

    Former Policeman Samuel B. F. Alcott fell at the Taylor grain elevator yesterday, tearing his left leg. He was treated at the Cooper Hospital.

  • News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    Attacked at Third and Mickle streets, Camden, late Monday night by a man, Mrs. Bessie O. Day, of Seventh and Clinton streets, had her clothing cutt in strips. The man, said to be a male acquaintance, followed Mrs. Day off a ferryboat and attacked her near the P. R. R. Y. M. C. A. A.…

  • Policeman Will Contest Dismissal

    Policeman Will Contest Dismissal

    Policeman Samuel B. F. Alcott was tried last night by the Police Committee of the Camden City Council and dismissed from the service of the city, having been charged with assault and battery upon William Morris, a fireman..

  • More Policemen to go In Camden

    More Policemen to go In Camden

    According to a statement made by a member of the Police Committee of Camden City Council to an Inquirer reporter yesterday, charges will be preferred against a number of Democratic policemen during the week and the resignations of the officers are likely to follow.

  • Had a Lively Session

    Had a Lively Session

    The new Board of Freeholders of Camden county had a lively meeting yesterday. The appointment of jailers for the county prison was the bone of contention. A minority of the Court House Committee recommended the appointment of John Lee, in place of Abel Miller; Frank B. Vache, in place of D. M. Spence: George Lawson,…

  • Alcott Retaliates

    Alcott Retaliates

    There will probably be a lively meeting of the Americus Club, of Camden, tomorrow evening. The club is an organization of stalwart Democrats. Ex-Assemblyman William J. Thompson, owner of the Gloucester race-track, and Samuel B. F. Alcott, are members.

  • Over In Camden

    Over In Camden

    A 12-year-old son of Policeman Ripley was badly bitten by dogs. On complaint of his wife that he had removed shells from their child’s grave, Samuel B. F. Alcott was held under bail yesterday by Justice Quinn. Jaines Cullen, at one time a popular comedian on the boards of Fox’s Variety Theatre, Philadelphia, was before…

  • Camden News

    Camden News

    Jail Warden Samuel Alcott, of Camden, yesterday took Daniel Quinn, a 10 year-old into the Reform school. He was sentenced to that institution last week by Judge Hugg for larceny.

  • Election Frauds in Camden

    Election Frauds in Camden

    Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 7, 1885.—At a quarter after twelve o’clock today a warrant was sworn out before Magistrate Cassady, of Camden, for the arrest of Harry Gallagher, the democratic judge of the First precinct of the Seventh ward, on the charge of altering and falsifying the returns of his precinct in the interest of Branning.…