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The Early Career of Mayor Frank Hague

Footnotes for Chapter 5, Hague as a Progressive

By Mark S. Foster

Copyright 1967

Web version, edited by GET NJ.
Copyright 2002

  1. Jersey Journal, October 30, 1911
  2. Ibid. November 8, 1911
  3. Ibid. July 23, 1912
  4. Ibid. August 1, 1912
  5. Ibid. August 10, 1912
  6. Ibid. August 29, 1912
  7. Ibid. September 7, 1912
  8. Ibid. September 25, 1912
  9. Ibid. October 25, 1912
  10. Ibid. October 29, 1912
  11. Ibid. November 6, 1912
  12. Ibid. January 14, 1913
  13. Ibid. January 17, 1913
  14. Ibid. February 15, 1913
  15. The Walsh Act, Laws, Session of 1911, Trenton, pp. 462-478
  16. Jersey Journal, April 16, 1913
  17. McKean, The Boss, p.37
  18. Jersey Journal, May 27, 1913
  19. Ibid. May 27, 1913
  20. Ibid. June 1, 1913
  21. Ibid. June 3, 1913
  22. Ibid. June 7, 1913
  23. Ibid. June 9, 1913
  24. Ibid. June 12, 1913
  25. Ibid. July 16, 1913
  26. Ibid. December 17, 1913
  27. Ibid. October 4, 1913
  28. . Ibid. October 17, 1912
  29. Ibid. October 24, 1913
  30. Ibid. November 9, 1913
  31. Ibid. December 3, 1913
  32. The Walsh Act, p. 465
  33. Jersey Journal, July 14, 1914
  34. Ibid. September 4, 1914
  35. Ibid. September 23, 1914
  36. Ibid. September 25, 1914
  37. Ibid. December 23, 1914
  38. Ibid. November 2, 1914
  39. Ibid. December 18, 1914
  40. Ibid. January 25, 1915
  41. Ibid. February 10, 1915
  42. Ibid. March 10, 1915
  43. Monahan was actually acquiteed by a 3-2 vote of the commissioners. Voting with Hague for conviction was Brensinger.
  44. Jersey Journal, June 25, 1915
  45. Ibid. August 25, 1915
  46. Ibid. December 11, 1915
  47. Ibid. January 6, 1916
  48. Ibid. August 9, 1916
  49. Ibid.
  50. New York Times, August 1, 1916. It is of interest to note that prior to this date, Hague had received mention only one time. This occurred on July 15, 1913 when he refused to renew the licenses of several saloonkeepers who were accused of performing unlawful wedding ceremonies.
  51. This writer found no evidence that rates were actually lowered.
  52. Ironically, Hague was chosen as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1916. The New Jersey delegation was, however, completely “locked” for Wilson, and Hague was in no position to stir up trouble even had he been so inclined.
  53. Jersey Journal, September 1, 1916
  54. Ibid. November 8, 1916
  55. Ibid. February 17, 1917

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