New York Times, January 22, 1913, page 19:

PUBLIC  NOTICES.
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PUBLIC  NOTICE.
BOARD  OF  ESTIMATE  AND  APPORTIONMENT,  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK.
    PUBLIC  NOTICE  IS  HEREBY  GIVEN, that the New York Magnaphone and Music Company has presented a petition to this Board for its consent to the surrender and cancellation of contract dated January 17, 1912, between the Company and the City authorizing the Company to construct, maintain and operate suitable wires or other electrical conductors under the streets and avenues within the Borough of Manhattan and the portion of the Borough of The Bronx west of the Bronx River, for the purpose of maintaining a system whereby music and information in relation to matters of general interest might be distributed electrically.
    By resolution, duly adopted by this Board, the date for hearing on said petition has been fixed as January 30, 1913, in Room 16, City Hall, Borough of Manhattan, at 10:30 o'clock A. M., when all persons interested will have an opportunity to appear and be heard.
JOSEPH  HAAG, Secretary,  
Dated New York, January 9, 1913.