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BECK'S POCKET GUIDE



NINTH ANNUAL EDITION-


-1935


INDEX






Calendar for 1935 . .






Page

9.


Central Signal Sta. an


a Exchanges 7


FIRE ALARM


BOXES






First Zone, Box 112


to


194.




. 9


< Second Zone, Box 213 to


281




.11


Third Zone, Box 311


to 391. .


. . .


.13


Fourtli Zone, Box 412 to


478


. . .


.15


Fifth Zone, Box 514


to


591.




.17


Sixth Zone, Box 613


to


637.




.19


! Ninth Zone, Box 911


to


937.




.21


Ninth Zone, Box 938


to


968.




.23


JjNinth Zone, Box 971


to


977.


.>. .


.25


Police Boxes






27,


29


City Government . . .




.31,


33,


35


Churches






36,
413,


^7


County Officers


.39,


41,


44


Board of Supervisors






.45,


46


TELEPHONE


CALLS






City Hall and Hospitals




. . .


.47


Banks and Court House






.48


Hotels and Miscellaneous . .




.419


Xt wspapers and Theatres . .




.50


By Auto from Troy.








.53


Street Numbers, North Troy.


54,


55


BiKsses leaving Troy






56,


57


Trains leaving Troy








.58


• Mty Busses




.59


to


63


Fifth Avenue Busses






64,


65


Societies, Meeting Nights


..66


to


70


I:. F. D. from Troy . .




. . . .


71,


72


Streets in Troy


. . . .


..73


to


89


Memorandums ......"


h. .


..90


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.9,5:


Calendar for 1936 . .
1


. . . .






.96



1935 CALENDAR ]


JANUARY


JULY


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


••••12345
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 - -


"12 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31


FEBRUARY


AUGUST


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


• • •• •• •• •• 1 2


.. •••••• 1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 •• -


MARCH


SEPTEMBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


• • •• •• •• •• 1 2


12 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

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APRIL


OCTOBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


- 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
2122 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30


••-12345
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 2122 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 •• ••


MAY


NOVEMBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


12 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 ••


.. .. .. .. a. 1 2


3 4 5 6 7 8 9

10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30


JUNE


DECEMBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S




12 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31


2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 10 11 12 13 14 15

1 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

1 23 24 25 26 27 28 29







BECK'S POCKET GUIDE

WE INVITE
YOUR ACCOUNT

COMPLETE BANKING
FACILITIES AVAILABLE

CHECKING ACCOUNTS

THRIFT ACCOUNTS

SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES

STORAGE VAULTS

FOREIGN REMITTANCES

CHRISTMAS CLUB



Our Trust Department acts as
Executor, Trustee, Committee and in
Other Fiduciary Capacities.

THE

NATIONAL CITY

BANK

OF TROY

In the Heart of the City
THIRD STREET AT STATE



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TELEPHONES
NORTH 50 - 540 - 727

Chas. H- Mason ^ Son

Funeral Directors

Funeral Chapel

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
WITHOUT EXTRA CHARGE

588 SECOND AVENUE
TROY, N. Y.



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BECK'S POCKET GUIDE



HOW TO TURN IN AN ALARM




BREAK GLASS. TURN KEY

OPEN DOOR
Pull Handle Down Once, Let Go



IN CASE OF


ACCIDENTS

OR

t EMERGENCY


CALL

, Physicians and Nurses
' Exchange

TROY 5920
f Doctors on Service Day or Night



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STANLEY C. ZELLNER

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UPSTAIRS 359 B'WAY
TEL. TROY 1304



DUFFY'S

25c TAXI

TROY 111

(Fully Insured)
Stand at B'way and Third St.



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 7

Central Signal Station
TROY

4040 4041 4042
4043 4044 4045



Station Location

1 — First Precinct, Canal Avenue
2 — Hose Depot, Canal Avenue
3 — Pumper 3, Canal Avenue
4 — Pumper 4, North and River Sts.
5 — Pumper 5, Congress and Pawling
6 — Pumper 6, Mill Street
7 — Pumper 7, Pawling Avenue
8 — Pumper 8, Hoosick and 10th Sts.
9 — Pumper 9, Peoples Avenue
10 — Frank Guy, Auto Mechanic, Res.
11 — Pumper 11, 5th Ave., 106th St.
12 — Pumper 12, 2nd Ave.. 122nd St.
13 — Prospect Park
14 — Traflric Dept., Police Headquarters
15 — Finger Print Department
16 — Superintendent Fire Alarm Office
17 — Superintendent Fire Alarm, Res.
18— Chief of Police, City Hall
1 9 — Detective Headquarters
20 — Sergeant, Signal Station
21 — Central Fife Headquarters
22 — Central Police Headquarters
23 — Fire D^t. Garage, Hill Street
24 — Fourth Precinct, 606 2nd Ave.



^ DECK'S POCKET GUIDE

THE ONLY SUNDAY PAPER
PRINTED IN TROY

AND
TROY SUNDAY BUDGET

Telephone Troy 1044

650 Broadway

Troy, New York

Specializing in
LATEST LOCAL SPORT NEWS

COLORED COMIC SECTION

ILLUSTRATED SOCIAL
SECTION

On Sale at All Newsstands



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 9

1st Zone — 112 to 194

From Ferry Street, west of Eighth
Street, south to City Line.

1 1 2 — Ferry Street and River Street
1 1 7 — Ferry Street and Fifth Avenue
123 — Division Street and Third Street
125 — Liberty Street and River Street
126 — Liberty Street and Second Street
128 — Liberty Street and Fifth Avenue
133 — Washington St. and Third St.
1 3 6 — Adams Street and River Street
1 3 7 — Adams Street and Second Street
1 3 8 — Adams Street and Fourth Street
139 — Hill Street and Fifth Avenue
142 — Jefferson Street and Third Street
143— Jefferson St. and Sixth Ave.
144 — Ida Street and Second Street
145 — Ida Street and Fourth Street
146 — Ida Street and Spring Avenue
147 — Spring Ave. and Linden Ave.
151 — Madison Street and River Street
152 — -Madison Street and First Street
153 — Madison Street and Third Street
155 — John English Baking Company
156 — Burden's Cooper Shop
1 5 7 — Monroe Street and First Street
161 — Jackson Street and Fourth Street
163 — Lincoln Ave. and Francis St.
166 — Harrison St. and Second St.
167 — Tyler Street and Fourth Street
169 — Burden's Steam Mill
171 — First Street and Main Street
173 — Burden Avenue and Cross Street
1 74 — Mechanic St. and Snyder Ave.
176 — Pumper No. 6, Mill Street
177 — Campbell Ave. and Willis St.
178 — Campbell and Sherman Avenues
188 — Franciscian Order (Burden Est.)
189 — Stow and St. Michael's Aves.
192 — Cottage St. and Stow Ave,
194 — Spruce Street and Elm Street



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NORTH 911

Jcnsen^s Auto Parcel
Delivery Service

TWO TRIPS DAILY

Troy, North Troy, Watcrford, Cohoes,
Green Island and Watcrvliet.

ATTEND



TROY

BUSINESSCOLLEGE



TRAINS YOU



PLACES YOU I



TROY CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE

Telephone Troy 276

453 BROADWAY

"To promote and increase the general

welfare of the City of Troy"

RETAIL MERCHANTS BUREAU

WHOLESALERS' BUREAU AND

MANUFACTURERS' COUNCIL

Meets once each month excepting

during the summer months



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 11

2nd Zone— 213 to 281

From Congress and River Sts., east
to Eighth Su north to North St.

i Box Looition

213 — Congress St« and Second St.
215 — Congress St. and Fourth St.
217 — Congress St. and Seventh Ave.

, 218 — Congress St. and Eighth St.
221 — Sute Street and River Street
224 — State Street and Third Street
226 — State Street and Fifth Avenue
231 — Broadway and Second Street
233 — Broadway and Fourth Street
236 — Broadway and Seventh Avenue
237 — Fulton Street and River Street
239 — Fulton Street and Fifth Avenue
245 — Grand Street and River Street
247 — Grand Street and Sixth Avenue
249 — Grand Street and Eighth Street
251 — Federal Street and River Street
253 — Federal St. and Seventh Ave.
257 — Jacob Street and Fifth Avenue
259 — Jacob Street and Eighth Street
261 — Hutton Street and River Street
263 — Hutton Street and Sixth Avenue
267 — Hoosick Street and Fifth Avenue
269 — Hoosick St. and Seventh Ave.
271 — Hoosick Street and Eighth Street
273 — Vanderheyden St. and 6th Ave.
274 — Jay Street and River Street
278 — Rensselaer St. and Sixth Ave.
281 — ^North Street and River Street



WESTERN UMOJV TELEGRAPH CO.
249 River Street

Telephone Troy 2000 or

Call "Western Union"

Office Hours: 7 A. M. to 12 P. M.

Union Depot Branch Open 24 Hours



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GORDON L, HAYES

Electrical
Contractor

Tel. Troy 4860-4861

FIXTURES — APPLIANCES
SUPPLIES



GAS AND ELECTRIC HOUSE
FURNISHINGS



HOUSEHOLD AND COMMERCIAL
FRIGIDAIRE



ELECTRIC FURNACE MAN
MECHANICAL COAL STOKER



OIL BURNERS — RADIO



Fourth and Fulton Streets
TROY, N. Y.



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 13

3rd Zone— 311 to 391

East of Eighth St. and south of Sage
Ave., taking in East Side and Albia.

Box Location

311 — Congress St. and Eleventh St.
312 — College Ave. and Eleventh St.
313 — Farm St. and Thirteenth St.
3 1 6 — Congress St. and Fourteenth St.
3 1 7 — Manning's Paper Mill
321 — Tibbitt's Ave. and Orchard Ave.
323 — Francis Ave. near Orchard Ave.
325 — Brunswick and Highland Aves.
326 — Brunswick Ave. and Congress St.
331 — Marshall's Infirmary
332 — Balsam Ave. and Sampson Ave,
335 — Pawling Ave. and Sheldon Ave.
338 — Pinewoods and Lakewood PI.
341 — Pinewoods and Elmgrove Aves.
345 — Pawling and Hawthorne Aves.
347 — Collins Ave. and Walker Ave.
351 — Pawling Ave. and Maple Ave.
353 — Locust Ave. and Alder Ave.
358 — Spring Ave. and Myrtle Ave.
359 — Spring Ave. and Pawling Ave.
363 — Spring Ave. and Excelsior Ave.
364 — Desson Avenue and Rock Court
369 — Pawling Ave. and Monroe Ct.
374 — Pawling Ave. and Ford Ave.
376 — Pawling Ave. and Spence St.
379 — Pawling £J Mountain View Ave.
391 — Winter Street and Luther Street



POSTAL TPJLEGRAPH
45 Fourth Street

Telephone Troy 4020 or

Call "Postal"

Office Hours 7:30 A. M. to 11 P. M.



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Charles E* McCarthy

Law Office



Fire Insurance

TEL. TROY 7147

2 1 Times Building

B'way and 3rd St. TROY, N. Y.

Trojan Bowling and
Billiard Recreation

Ervc, Manager

Hall-Rand Bldg.

(Upstairs)

Congress and 3rd Sts.

TROY, N. Y.

WHEN IN NEED OF

Wrapping Paper, Paper
Bags, Twine, Etc.

CALL NORTH 541

GUY BULL

22 104th ST. TROY, N. Y.




BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 15

4th Zone— 412 to 478

East of Eighth Street, north of Sage
Avenue. Beman Park, Sycaway and the
Frear Park Area.

Box Location

412 — Sage Ave. and Fifteenth St.
416 — Eaton Road and McLeod Road
4 1 7 — Peoples Ave. and Tenth St.
418 — Peoples Ave. and Fifteenth St.
4 24 — -Eagle Street and Twelfth Street
427 — Hutton Street and Ninth Street
429 — Hutton St. and Fifteenth St.
43 3 — Hoosick St. and Sixteenth St.
435 — Sausse Ave. and Lavin Ct.
43 6 — ^Massachusetts Ave. and 15th St.
43 8 — Hoosick St. and Burdett Ave.
441 — Hoosick Street and 23rd Street
444 — Taylor Ct. and Woodrow Ct.
445 — Marchland Ct. and Putnam Ct.
448 — Hoosick Street and Lake Avenue
462 — Warren Ave. and Reid Ave.
4 64 — Euclid Ave. and So. Lake Ave.
468 — Oakwood Ave. and Tenth St.
471 — Rensselaer St. and Ninth St.
472 — Ingalls Avenue and Ninth Street
4 73 — Middleburgh St. and Tenth St.
474 — Middleburgh and Oakwood Ave.
4 78 — Oakwood Ave. and Frear Ave.



Res. Phone, Troy 545 6 or Troy 945

G. K* Milne ^ Sons
CITY EXPRESS

Trucking and Furnit ure M oving

General Electric Refrigerator Moving
a Specialty

894 RIVER ST. TROY, N. Y.



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Uniformed Firemen's
Association

LOCAL 281
TROY, N. Y.



AFFILIATED WITH

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

OF FIRE FIGHTERS



OFFICERS 1935

Carl A. Smith President

33 8 Fourth St.

Frank Allcndorph Vice-President

70 Sixth Ave.

Jr.mcs L. Fitzgerald Sec'y-Treas.

712 Fulton St.

David A. Barron ...Chm. Bd. Trustees
44 Christie St.

William Shea Trustee

294 Fourth St.

Edward Coyne Trustee

275 Ninth St.

Thomas Skehan Sergeant-at-Arms

2633 Sixth Ave.



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 17

Dth Zone— 514 to 591

From Middleburgh Street, north to
120th Street.

box Location

314 — Ingalls Avenue and River Street
:? i 6 — Ingalls Ave. and Seventh Ave.
D 1 8 — Douw Street and River Street
ol^ — Bond Street and President Street
3Z3 — Glen Avenue and River Street
3 2 7— Glen Ave. and Seventh Ave.
i)29 — 10 1st Street and Second Avenue
332 — ^lOlst Street and Seventh Avenue
535 — 102nd Street and Second Avenue
536 — 102nd Street and Sixth Avenue
537 — 102nd Street and Ninth Avenue
539 — 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue
541 — 103rd St. and Seventh Ave.
545 — 105th Street and Second Avenue
552 — 106th Street and Fifth Avenue
554— 107th Street and Sixth Avenue
556 — 108th Street and Second Avenue
55 7 — 108th Street and Fifth Avenue
559 — -109th Street and Third Avenue
5 64 — 110th St. and Seventh Ave.
566 — 111th Street and Fifth Avenue
568 — 1 12th Street and Second Avenue
571 — 11 2th Street and Sixth Avenue
5 72 — 1 12th Street and Eighth Avenue
573 — 113th Street and Third Avenue
574 — 113th Street and Fifth Avenue
5 77 — 1 14th Street and Fourth Avenue
578 — -114th Street and Sixth Avenue
5 79—1 14th Street and Eighth Avenue
581 — 115th Street and Third Avenue
582 — 115th Street and Fifth Avenue
5 84 — 1 16th Street and Second Avenue
587 — 1 17th Street and Fourth Avenue
589 — 1 18th Street and Second Avenue
591 — 118th Street and Fifth Avenue



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Telephone Troy 230 for Service

Collar City Creamery

PASTEURIZED

Milk and Cream

REGATTA PLACE
TROY. N. Y.

TROY 7117

SIGNS

476 River Street, near Hutton
TROY. N. Y.



Tel. Troy 6978-W

Thomas J* Gallagher

Plumbing and Heating

365 First Street Troy, N. Y.



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.6th Zone— 613 to 637

From 120tb St., noitb to City Line.

Box Location

613 — 120th Street and Second Avenue
614 — 120th Street and Fifth Aveiue
, 616 — 121st Street and Second Avenue
617 — 121st Street and Fourth Avenue
621 — 122nd Street and Third Avenue
624 — 123rd Street and Fifth Avenue
626 — 124th Street and Fourth Avenue
627 — 124th St. and Seventh Ave.
634 — i26th Street and Second Avenue
637— Oil Mill Hill and Seventh Ave.

EASY AND SURE WAY TO HAVE

lyour own money ahead for Christmas,

Vacation, Insurance, Taxes or any

I other purpose.

I
Deposit $1, or $2, or More Each Week

for 50 or Less Weeks
WITH INTEREST

Inquire at

Troy

Prudential Association

Inc.

251 BROADWAY

Total Assets Over
Two Hundred Thousand Dollars

Under New York State
Banking Department



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McGahan's Cigar Store

Makers of

Hand Made Cigars

3 74 River Street Troy, N. Y.



Lusco Paper Co,, Inc.

WHOLESALE

Paper Products

Telephone Troy 43 2

141 RIVER ST. TROY. N. Y.

Below Congress



BECK'S POCKET GUIDE 21

9th Zone— 911 to 977

All Schools, Hospitals, Asylums,
Institutes, Associations and Homes.

Box Location

911— School No. 20

6 Cottage Street

913 — St. Joseph's Infant Home

Thompson Street
914 — School No. 13

Erie Street and Snyder Avenue
915— School No. 12

Tyler Street and First Street

916 — St. Joseph's Maternity Hospital

Jackson and Trenton Streets

917 — Hillside School

Hanover Street and Bedford Street
921— School No. 10

Adams Street and Third Street
922 — St. Jean's School

Adams Street and Second Street
925— School No. 9

Liberty Street and River Street
928 — Day Home

Congress Street and Seventh Avenue
929 — Troy High School

State Street and Seventh Avenue
932— School No, 14

Fifteenth Street and College Avenue
934— School No. 16

CoIIine Avenue and Walker Avenue
935- — -Rensselaer County Welfare Home
Spring Avenue
936 — Troy Orphan Asylum

Spring Avenue
93 7 — Emma Willard School

Pawling Avenue and Spring Avenue



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p,onte 66-Troy Averill Park Road
Will Take You To

Madsen^s Camping and
Picnic Grounds

Five Miles From City Ijine

SIX CABINS — RUNNING WATER

Tel. Averill Park 8-W

jneals Served. "Wm. Madsen, Prop.

Arlington J* Seelcy

CHIROPRACTOR

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TROY OFFICE, 51 THIRD ST.

Phone Troy 5798

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

2 to 4:30 and 6:30 to 8

Saturday 12 to 4



Russell Quackenbush

PLUMBING AND HEATING

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