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Hopewell Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1953, Hopewell, New Jersey pi I d 4 VOLUME 22 N MARCH 1953 Lindbergh Baby Kidnaping i Here 21 Years Sunday Marked Anniversary of Tragedy Which Started Near Hopewell Many Local Residents Were Too Young to Remember SHU Doubt As to Justice Maoy Hopewell residents were too young to even read -a when Charles A made ic flight across the At- F Ocean When aM ter iu public life they were mere a novelty called radio Yet those two Tories flight and the Iddnap-slaymg of infamt 1932 Tomarchio Sent to Colorado remembered only yesterday Sudi was the penetrating of the on the The teans of joy on May 1927 when word was flashed had landed in Paris aboard the of St and the mii versal wave of and dis- belief A- Jr kidnapped the family of just 21 years ago this day so-called of the and the trial ex- of Bruno for the -a when bergh was a world have be- came of folklore even the lifetime of the principals involved Those alive still disagree ais to guilt or degree orf of born who went to his at State April 1936 wanted only a now lives with wife and five on off where be is on several top drawer Air Force projects writing a home alt well is now a for delinquent It -is known Seven Cents DEVASTATING BARN FIRE INJURES OWNER LAUNCH RED CROSS DRIVE HERE MARCUS DONNELLY i WHILE FIGHTING AND PENNINGTON FIREMEN SAVE ADJACENT BUILDINGS i Fl SET AFIRE iR son of Mr tand of this toas completed basic training Air Force He is now to Fort Air Porce where she will undergo a twenty-one week course in Basic VOORHEES HEADS pails in the former New Jersey ernor A sentencing Thomas W Trench ard four of tihe now are dead man's her new and her disappeared from the public NEARBY HOPEWELL MAN CHAIRMAN OF N J HIGHWAY USERS MADE TO GIVE VOTERS CHANCE TO DECIDE ON USE OF MOTOR REVENUES WOULD LEAVE TAX PENALTIES The N J Highway Users i osk its Meeting re-elected slate of Herbert W N Farm as Joseph C stOTie Automobile W J N J Petroleum Ind as treasurer In to the the following were elected as bers of i Board of L I Kenneth N J Automobile Clulb N J from Hopewell by lack of -a fire early Saturday morning and kept it from spreading to at the nelly farm on the viaie road a two- story burned the owner and nearby Polite Chief Malcolm Joimer sadd e from the barn were earned some to feet by winds to ia field fire and a forest fire tand to threaten nearby on the eriby of O E Lewis Cooper's Cor- ner iDr R of ed Donnelly for burns on face and mouth Donnelly's 1350 convertible ia auxiliary tools for ia com- home quantity CAMPAIGN INAUGURATED 90 PINTS OF BLOOD COLLECTED IN YEAR IS ONE OF LOCAL BRANCH'S RECORDS OF CANVASSERS The 1953 Red Cross this area of and furniture stored on- the second floor were de- In the i Donnelly told Chief Joiner tihe fire was by a spark when the plugged in the battery larger for his spower plant a m He ttre laterally to burst in- to grabbed a fire and stepped but said a -blast of flame froan ithe door him -as -tried to put the operation He he nest made an to tlhe oar Mrs wais in their house for her to bring oar for their usual Saturday iping trip He sadd he charged the for power plant Saturday Domielly said only tihe worth about and the building valued at between ered by were cov of Pack Grange Alta It Auto- during World Wiar II Attorney Ldoyd who defend still insists the verdict was o Hopewell Aids in March of Dimes Hopewell matfe a according to the size of the compared to other in the of iMmes mobile Legal Barclay W N J Motor Truck A W Fuel Distributors Association N William L Mal- N J Automotive Tnade cer County soared fer over the 1952 figures Nearly has raided to John E of tihe drive This aa increase of more over last year's he said The parsed Resolution the Legislature to give voters of New Jersey -an to decide on the use of motor vehicle revenues It was ed out 24 States three of them within past now have proved amendments to titans preventing the use of highway taxes for tout roads ing just legislation the a change to vote on am al States presently is a of the people's response to the al Foundation's efforts to eliminate the dread disease of polio from the tional Kerney said of Mercer County en liberally of time and effort to make tois result possible of wihole tion of the National Foundation for Paralysis Is extended to who in the 1953 March of Dames results from the various are as with Simon and iL Waiter raised with MOPS ter Fogg iand Mrs Samuel K Paul Lawrence A C aid and J Russell Mrs t Ewing Stewart H Chairman Voorhees a when so -much emphasis is being placed upon tihe importance of New Jensey dH afford to con- such a fiscal cy These highway were red for a purpose Tbe use olf them for general governmental violates the intent of the original Statutes and preventing New sey from getting much heeded road was to tihe current New Jersey Research Institute which thorns 72 iper of the ple interviewed want road money for roads Other token at the meeting included passage of a Resolution urging the New Jersey to petition to Large Attendance at Dinner On 23 tihe Scout Pack No 71 held its Blue and Odd dinner in tihe ship of the Presbyterian -ait the dimmer were 145 and Cube No 71 were Ban representative of the George Washington Rev H E of dist and Mr Mrs Waiter of Boy Scout Troop No 71 Bam Earle spoke after the dinner iand then presented the Back with its dinner so am important event for five Cub awarded their belo or i The Boy are John Calvin Russell Vansant Peter More than ten other awards at this dinner The tables were decorated toy each wibh the theme of the plays Cub Scouting Newell den featured George Washington tlhe log and ihad a nautical Blue dis- Mrs China and Mrs hiad a floral display on their den -a Wolff's Mra featured George Washington and the and iset under way at the annual meeting of the Branch on March which featured a review of services activities the past were by the collection of 90 pints of iand branch officials particularly the response of Hopewell residents donors from nearby township areas Training classes for new members of the corps continued with the standard course com- and ian advanced course now in progress under the instruction of John V Lawyer Demonstrations of the new method of artificial were given to 100 Emergency were ar- ranged for two local men It was reported that present use of free is happily at a new with only one each of three able chairs and beds now on loan The stock is also a variable as weH -as plastic mattress wnd room equipment addition to local training of mud Senior Life the well instructors for annual swimming classes the Trenton High School are provided from Octo- ber to March for aH classes from Be- ginner Junior and Senior Saving A partial of canvassers an- for this ajm Mrs Mrs C MTIS W Mrs John MTS Mrs JR MTS T Mus J Fails Mrs E Miss Q Fran'cma Mrs 3 Plans Launched For Primary Election April 21 Lieutenant H agios Assigned to Instructor Staff Second Karl son of Mr and Mrs Anton of East Prospect has been assigned to instructor duty with Division Training Faculty alt Fort Kentucky Hagios is aai with fhe Di- Training School His Those Who Wish to Vote Must Register On or Before March 12 Borough Clerk Pierson Removes Doubt by Letter That Local Elections Have Not Been Free Contests for Here Are So Far Uncontested i With the announcement today that the Primary Election date will be Apri 21 next and that registration ends on preparation's have officially been started and complete details be found fin the regular election notices in today's Herald This year State and County offices include State of General Mrs R OE Mrs T Caroline Miss Mildred Mrs R M Mrs G Mrs J R Van Mrs E L Mrs and MTS J Rees Funds collected during the current in addition to local will be on a national scale in flood and disaster aid to service and to support Dhe blood program County Taxpayers May Enjoy Big Savings Mercer taxpayers wall if the efforts of the Senate three two Freeholders and three Coroners Borough a Mayor and two be in work consists of teaching selected of- Pennington the two and and officers in one the techniques of teaman Sate amd County committee the as well as assigned Prior to enlisting in the in June of was a student at Brown University for a year He un- derwent training at Frot at that station to Leadership School He was then selected to attend Infantry Of- ficer Candidate School at Fort Ga as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in Officers Reserve Tie wias initially assigned to the Soon his out- standing knowledge of military in- struction was noted by has img causing his assignment to the faculty Hagios to make his career the Army and House Committees to cut out of the lion proposed by dent for fiscal 1954 are This of savings was re- leased today fry the New State Chamber olf It was based on tihe tinat New Jersey a billion would to Jensey taxpayers bear 3.40 per of the Federal Tax Taking 3.40 of the that must cut from Federal the Gnas den had floral candy balance anticipated State showed as Tie State out that the New Jersey's -ais its center The next monthly paick meeting be held on 30 dn Tlhe for will be five dens working very hard to make this ing meeting one of most 1 o completely withdraw the and of motor fuel leading thie field of to the States where it belongs The Tax is now 2 cents per gallon and over 860 million was from all of the States in 1952 from source Family by the Hopewell Elementary School Mercer Orange Party at their Hopewell Men's Club Officers Chosen The meeting and te ejection of officers of the well held at Manor An lent aneal was enjoyed fey all bens present Wallier J was elected John R viee and Walter for the en- The outgoing P A lor fine work in guiding the during the past year ds equal to one and times the as Governor Driscoll for Homer March 6 at 8 p m children Don't mitt 8 p le Prizes and refreshments 2- Six Fined in Borough Court Results of tlhe efficiency of the ly organized borough police ment as suggested by Commissioner Myers was last in the of court Magistrate presided and the E Rocky Dora Roscoe H each fined for speeding on Broad Street Theodore B of drew a plus for ure to his and George of and Clyde iR each plus for noisy mufflers on their cars PENNINGTON ADOPTS REDUCED BUDGET MEASURE WILL DROP PRESENT LOCAL TAX ABOUT 10 NOT INCLUDE THAT SHARE OF INCREASED SCHOOL BUDGET 94.9 PER CENT OF TAXES COLLECTED IN The Borough Council at regular adopted will drop tihe present local tax rate toy 10 points does in- share of well Township school has substantially Although there has been a notable in the the increase in the tax rate estimated to from 50 to 100 local budget is Estimated revenue from aid and miscellaneous is leaves to be by taxation Tittis figure is lass than that df Whf n taken with fit makes the cut possible In 1952 94.9 rper of its it are elected on but all other are nominated fe1 being on the tow that every must be on or before MaTCh 12 be done the Court or with In well Pennington and the Borough registrants will be dated at the clerk's 14 Model Avenue He will close the Murch 11 at 8 p The letter in connection in this ough was V Editor of The Hopewell X Mr year just prior to tlhe General The Hopewell Her add her letter to the Editor in u was regarding the method for the for ough The article that m were an a very quiet way in order that others would know bhat the offices open a declaration of course was made in The of the of New under Title R S require the Municipal Clerk publish a notice twice before the closing of in which it set forth the offices to be filled the other qualifications would -like to add thiat The i iii well always co-operated even further Without a front page article has the bringing additional at- tention to tlhe situation must expect the officials of possible aad other Interested persons the and privileges There huve always been free tions in Hopewell truly Joseph M American Legion Honored By County Officers After the meeting of weil Valley Post 339 last Monday u by County Commander F iand County mamder G The Post received two Membership a of Meritorious an Honor Ribbon for 1953 were presented for attaining a than all time high hi Library Notes The new for day shelf this week by Marjorie K On the regular shelves our readers will Hunt's book New by Lloyd Hish and low life of the Kay Sutton Recovers From Operation Kay one of Brookside's returned to her work day She recently underwent on op- at Trenton last hundred For younger readers who like Science we Rolling by Robert A the w widow seat the little folks will Great by Tony zo M the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees hdd March Librarian made the following re- port for the month of fiction total 875 There were three books to the shelves eight new borrowers cards were Issued
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