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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 9, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania ANNIVERSARY OF COLLINGDALE CO Number One Firemen Cele brate Silver Jubilee With Banquet Comngctale Volunteer Fire Company Number One full title of one of the most active fire fighting unite of the county turned back the pages of time a quarter of a century at its silver anniversary banquet Saturday night when old timers of the days when the company met In Floral Hall on Clifton avenue reminisced of the days and nights when they grabbed the dragrope of the and used manpower toget the apparatus to a tire I Robert G Curran who was the second chief of the company back in the olden times and who now lives in Laurel Springs N Jwhere he is still a fireman although not on the active list spun a number or inter esting yarns concerning the manner and method of fighting the flames in the early days He said that in ine long ago they who belonged to a fire company were all firemen as everything depended on man power was held in the hai of the firehouse on Clifton avenue and was marked by n large gather ing of men and women of the bor ouih William Sharpe one of the members of Collingdales famous old minstrel trip of bygone days acted as toastmaster and song leader The festivities were opened with an invocation by the Rev Marion G Richard pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Colllnedale Miss Emma Leonhardt was at the piano for ho group singing Thomas J Campbell of Newtown Square president of the Delaware County Firemens Association praised Uie boys of Number One for being a jump ahead of all the rest of the county in anything it ever undcr Of the Delaware County Firemens Association as hav S5 main object the wejdtng of the entire fire fighting force of the county as one great fire fighting V tliat companies may help one another Intelligently in time of need 1 the me sch001 talned by the county organization feer firemen the volun William E wundertich secretary of the county association who had to the festivities before they were ended because it was his twentieth wedding anniversary especially praised the ladies auxiliaries ol the county and urged the womens groups of the various companies to county organization He con If rcmarks vvjlh unusually spirited poem appropo of baseball Samuel A Jackson president of council and a past chief of the com pany and of Collingdae fire depart ment presented a sliver cup to the organization for havinR had the best equipped company In the recent pa the Sidney Stewart of the Philadelphia fire and police medical division spoke of his extreme satisfaction in in structing the first aid crew of Col Imgdale Number One last winter To James S Carpenter went the dutV calling the roll of the charter members of the com pany There were thirtyseven who signed the charter and of this num ber twentynine are still alive Those who answered roll call were Walter T Phnro Harry Bachers Robert Cur ran W T Collison William Toogood Andrew Patton George P Ren wick Robert G Mitchell and Robert Marsh Joseph B Glover and John S Dougan sent their regrets Each of the charter members who answered roll call was presented with a leather bill fold Mrs O P Griffin president of the ladies auxiliary presented the com pany with twentyfive crisp one dollar bills in behalf of the organization The acceptance was made by Leon Wright president of the company who was also chairman of the ban quet committee and who read a re port of a carnival given by the ways and means committee of the company in 1922 comparing the report with one presented following this years The affair in 1922 netted while the 1333 event netted up to the last meeting Mr Wright handed back two letters to members of the company which were sent by thm back in 192a and which were laid on the table nt that lime never having been finally acted upon One WHS from Charles Locble resigning us chief nnd the other from Otto W Oakes as secretary The company has no fuvthcr use for these letters said President Wright in turning them back to their writers Others who spoke were Howard Frey captain ot Collinsdalc Fire Company Number One who urged householders to observe great care now that the time is here again for starting furnace fires for the winter Oreon P Griffin Mrs Robert Marsh first president of the auxiliary Jos eph Clifton Mrs Phoebe Wright secretary of the auxiliary Mrs Re becca Young the auxiliary trecsurcr Harry Bachers H Blnir Cookc W H Milbourne Charles Loeble who also read a poem of his own composition and Andrew Patton An exhibition of the work of the first aid crew was put on under the direction of Joseph Mulcahey of Fol croft which showed rescue of Oreon Griffin who was supposed to be suf fering from the effects of electric shock and fall from a high stepladder on which he had climbed to adjust a Milini light Various styles of bandaging making an improvised stretcher etc were shown by the crew Other entertainment features in cluded selections by a male quartet led by William Waters a solo dance nnd an act by a humorist Dancing brought the evening to a close Collingdale Fire Company was or October 18 1000in Floral wan out it was two years later when charter was received The first officers were Joseph F Bcwck president J F V Pole vice prcjs Jamcs treasurer nnd Walter T Pharo secretary E P Croppsr Mr Pole and Mr Art man constituted the first bylaw com mittee CHESTER TMBSCHgSTERPA MONJ1AY OCTOBER M3 PUFF BLEW OUT 100 CANDLES BOULDER one puff John Sam Jackson blew out 100 candles on a cake as a climax to the party in honor of his 100th birthday The party held at the Boulder county home arranged by W A Fisher superintendent and Mrs Edith Dun can head nurse About 80 were pres ent VAGABOND CLUB MEET IN NORWOOD I Miss Uoulah Roth m Role of Hostess Borough Jottings The members of the Vapabond Club of Norwood were entertained at the home of Miss Heulah RoUi of Leon nveiute on a recent evening Those present were Miss Amy Bvis coe Miss Maybcllc Yanncne MKs Anna Phillips MLss Helen McHale and Mrs Eugenrc Fiokls Mr nnd Mrs Ralph Daub of Leon avenue arc visiting relatives In Pitts burgh Mrs Brown of ILl WLSI avenue entertained at their home on a recent cveniii in I honor of Mr ami Mrs T Roths wcadmB anniversary Their guests Inc uclcc Mr nnd Mrs C A Camp bell Miss Grace Campbell Miss fHelen Cnmpbcll Mr and Mrs R Svope Mr and Mrs Allrcd M Kiculer Miss Margaret Roth Miss Bculah Roth Miss Fredericks Roth and Merrill hutz Rev E n BreuvUer of Harrison avenue has ret timed from PittsbuiRh wrerc he has becji attending a mis sionary conference Mrs Fred Bayard 204 Tritrs ave nue is confined to her home due to illness Miss Mary Isabella Sloatman of East Wmoiiji avenue has returned from SteKon N j where she has been the RUCSI of Dr Joseph Klacr and Mrs Klacr for several weeks George MOECIand Louis Mofcr of Mohawk avenue are recovering sat isfactorily from falls received several ngo George fell on the sidy walk on Delaware avenue and Louis Icll from a tree on the lawn Mrs Clara Hand and children Ethel Owen Carl nnd Dorothy of Kio Grande N J were the week end guests of Mrs Lavina Gilcrcst of East Winona avenue Mr and Mrs Earl Donmoycr of East Winona avenue had as their re cent Rucsts Mr nnd Mrs Louis binicrs aiui George Suuers of Enst NVinomx avenue Oolm Renz of Priiilz avemie is cunrtnwt to his home due lo illness Mrs Joseph Hopkins of 405 Urban avenue ontcrtaincd her bridge dub Hiday evening when her guests in eiudct Mrs Harry C Johnson Mrs Kobcvt HkUhiKh Mrs U West Mrs J Bern uist Mrs John LtgRctt Mrs John Stephens Mrs A Murphy Saiy Hcniiiiii Kramer Mis Matthew MeKinncy Helen dinner Mrs Glen Fell Mrs Vincent Fuller Mrs Harry Uoyc Mrs Philip Stumpf Mrs G The card pnriy held TYiciny cvc ninn at the SI GubrlrKs Cittliollc Church was very well intended Those present included J uiiclev Gerry Mis Viola Wlicrtore C McAteer Andrew Adam Miss Klhel Frank Doris J p Thyme Mr D H McClnf fcrty Mrs H Thomns Frnnk Mc F L MerU E Manning Waiter laucy Oils nitwr Mrs R r Mildred S McFlynn S Moore O M Stcinuinn Miss Ann McGlynn H Moixlorf K Neiclerriter Mis n E Kpicirrltcr Mrs j I nkey M j iviclrn Miss Alice Nolan J linkoy itanth Ms G A CumniM A Lemper Charles Kiecl F 1C Smith Mrs G ZciRlor 1 Kennedy Mrs E Kllwnnger MIA M bimth MM Anne Stcinmun John Kolnn MLss Lillian Hosier Miss Dor olV Nolan Mrs F McFeclcv Mrs W C nvidy MIT Daniel Collier Mrs F A Ilancc Miss Helen Perkins MJSS Florence Whirlow J L Moorc F W Hostel Mrs Hose CrnlR Mrs n Kcenan Mrs Joseph Murphv t C Sloan J Shannahnn Mis ClmrlM Brooks Mrs William Curry Sr Miss Hlrn McFeelev E Kruif man H J Knowles A B cioiHz Miss Mary Nolan K ElhvaiiRcr Jos eph Curry Miss Lucy Dalcantcr Mrs L J Doyle Mrs George Tindull A Hornboreer F A Hance C J MC Guirn Mrs A Lemper Mis A Curry Mrs n BranRan S Cunnn Mis M Norns Frances Bnrncmnn Mrs W TcitcumMrs J Pannorl W Pfeifer Mrs R RoUei 1 ock Mrs H Sutherland Mrs W McFam M Groves Marcus Hook Last rites for Douglas Edge of 10J Urluwnrc avenue were held tl St Martins Protestant Episcopal Church Second mul Church streets Saturday afternoon a p m Tho rcclor 11 Cnrl1AlWlbPjK ofllclntixl Edge was in his twentvthird vein and luui boon suticrlng u heart nil rrm nddltlon to being piirtlally j as ho result of a childhood iseas lie was he son of Mr nnd Mrs Wil iMlBi intermiiit was in at I Miutlti s c e m e I e ry immediately I adjacent o the cdiliw j A reception was tmdcied Albert I Amis by friends at his home on East Fourth street The nmtir was com tmpmornlivc of his birthday Mr and Mrs Edward Hcecc and daughter Barbara of Green street have returned from a recent sojourn in where thrv tllc guests of relatives Of Ward street received the felicitations of friends on the anniversary of her birthday Friday Hoy Beaumont Br Is 111 at hLs home on Grccu street 1Ilckcy lm from West Ninth street to Delaware ave mio Mr and Mrs Hoy Beaumont of Oven s reel recently entertained Mis Lydiu atuUi of Chester and 1rank Rolls of Parkskle Mr and Mrs George liinEcr ac companied by Mr ami John Irtiiigw of Model VHIiiBc were wcck ind jfiirsls of rclmives in Danville A semimonthly meeling of the Uiiwood VlrcCompany No 1 will ui hold In the llrthousc on lluddcll iiyenuc inmorrow evening A number o impor ant topics will be discussed at this time Cases treated by members of the firstaid crew of this compiiuy in cluded Inst week Joseph Vaconda ot Llnwood treatment for lacerated senlp nnd Juke Fhuuara of Htiddell avenue bruised elbow S Fire Company was placed in the stor he firehouse AT BAM PAKK From shouU of take him out of the box to tha gentle strains of Alda is the trans formation of Braves field this sum mer Alfred Salmaggi and his New York opera company have engaged the baseball park for a series of operas OF INTEREST TO EVERYOME THIS DAY AND AGE Read Page 3 of This Wwkj Liberty 35r M Hn rat The Chester Times Classified Ads i ore salesmen visiting thousands of homes DJAKES HEALTHY NERVES TO WIN THE WORLD SERIES 21 23 GIANTS WORLD tTHAMPIOrVS GREAT TEAM WORK JSubUlthy carried us to the top Bill Terry brilliant Giantf manager A checkup of the team shows that 21 out of 23 of the World Champion Gianu CameU WELL THE RETURNS ARE IN Congratulations to the new World Champions the Giants Rated by the experts as a hope less contender this amazing team playing under inspired leadership fought successfully through one of the hardest National League races in years and again the under dog went on to win the World Series It takes healthy nerves to play better baseball than you know how HAROLD SCHUMACHER SAYS I prefer Camels lam a steady smoker of Camels and they never givcme jumpy nerves or a aftertaste I CANT RISK getting ruffled nerves so I smoke Camels says CarlHub bcll I like their mild ness and I know they wont interfere with healthy nerves I LOM AGO learned that Camels are the cigarette for me I like Camels bet teri and they dont get on my nerves Above NERVES AND home runs dont go together according to Mel Ott Sol stick to my Camels when I get a minute to enjoy a smoke Smashing Food Prices 10 to We Are Happy to Continue Our Sensational Sale Record Breaking Values in Every Department Announcing an Informal Party Tuesday Evening October 10 7 to 8 P M Thanks thi past fi you such iho Giant And now ynm for your wonderful support uriiR months It has enabled us to give MoncySavhiR Vuuies us to make Market the talk of the town ns i mark if appreciation you iind ui are invited to altnul an in formal party at this Oct JO 7 to 8 P M We assure you of a most pleasant evening Plenty of good cats Delicious drinks nnd n program of sound entertainment creamy Pan Cake Flour 4 Lux Flakes Kvtm Parltnije 19 c EVAPORATED MILK tall can 5c MORCO Dog Food 4 cans 25C CRUSHED CORN3 Cans 25c TUNA FASH EXTRA LARGE CAN FANCY 0 CMS SHRIMP 19c California All Green Asparagus 2 Can TOMATO EECan With each purchase of 1 lbor more of Kensington Blend 2 fts SUGAR FREE Finest ORANGE PEKOE TEA ON SALE TUESDAY TO 9 P M SMOKED Picnic Shoulders Mondays Thriller is Smoked Picnic Shoulders at 5C It takes healthy nerves to go on winning day after day through crucial series after scriesde livering time after time in the pinches It means something when you discover that 21 out of the 23 Giants smoke Camel cigarettes These men to whom healthy nerves are allimportant have found that Camels costlier tobac cos not only taste better but also they never interfere with train ingnever jangle the nerves IT IS MORE FUN TO KNOW Camels are made from finer MORE EXPENSIVE tobac cos than any other popular brand ROASTING or STEWING CHICKENS to 3 Ibs average with one pkg of sliced bacon Bth fr For Hamburger or Meat Cakes Fresh Ground 1 BEEF lb C New Made Saner r Quart DC With Thil OldFashioned Flavor Well Trimmer Tender and Juicy RUMP STEAKS ISC lb Shoulders of Pork i6c Well trimmed and lo Ibs average California Juicy ORANGES Florida New Crop GRAPEFRUIT Thin Skin nnd Juicy each Iceberg SALAD head ID n J T0blcco THEY NEVER GET ON YO UR NER VES FRESH CUT PENNSYLVANIA SUGAR CORN d 1 NOW AT ITS BESTBV THE DOZEN ONLY Jcrscy Sweet POTATOES RADISHES bunch Eating APPLES P15 UNLIMITED PARKING
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