A blog about living in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

History: Home Delivery (1915)

John Klein, a butcher in Holmdel, ran up a lot of bills and went out of business, according to the 1 Jul 1915 edition of The Matawan Journal. Seems he tried making his deliveries with a brand new automobile instead of the more traditional horse and wagon. As the newspaper put it: "Villagers lay his trouble to 'too much automobile.'"


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