Walkers Ride in Automobile.
The New York Times
June 22, 1900
STAPLETON, S. I., June 21.—The Ten-Mile Walking Club, a prominent pedestrian organization of Richmond Borough, of which Commissioner James Feeny is President, held its annual outing to-day. The club is the first on Staten Island to make use of the automobile. The members assembled at Stapleton at 8 o'clock in the morning and boarded the handsome automobile coach "Richmond." After making a tour through the island the party stopped at New Dorp Beach, where a banquet was served. Among those present were Commissioner of Charities James Feeny, E. Stuart Taxter, John Carmichael, J. Winfield Scott, Walter L. Scott, Charles E. Hoyer, William R. Eddy, William Tompkins, and Dr. H. V. McCormick.
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