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   Pottstown Mercury (Newspaper) - October 14, 1947, Pottstown, Pennsylvania                               PAGE EIGHTEEN Phone 2263 POTTSTOWN MERCURY, POTTSTOWN, PA. TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14. 1947 Anni 77- 'es; Was Aclive in Daughters M-.v; L Roshon. 77. one of t.u' acts', c members- of the Kincs Daughters society. died vesterdav morning ar 3'15 o rlock at he.- home a' 357 Chestr.iu Death lolhwea a three- illness and attr.buted to a chrome heart ailment. She had been a member of the Kins s Dausnteri- societv 10- 15 years never "musing a meeting un- til her last Chairman of of the committees. she recently had been chairman of the cornmiu.ee croup which furn- jshed lap for v.ounded vei- o-" foiiov Oencral hos- pital. Phoenixville. Officers of the society recalled that she made dozens of these robes herself, and that her answer to questions about what she -nas doing: was. "Oh, just finishing1 another lap robe." For years she also had been active in the society's mis- sion work. gKo i-icri 'naon _a mpmber of St. James' Reformed church. Limerick, and its Dorcas society. A native of FruiniUe and daugh- ter of the late Philip and Catharine Miller) Roshon. she moved to Pottstown 31 years ago. Her first home in the borough was on High street near The Hill school. Later she moved to what was then a pmate home at 367 High street She had lived on Chestnut street for about 10 years. She is survived by two sisters. Katharine R. Pfeiffer. of Pagleys- ville and Chrissie E wife of John U. Hauck, of Fruitville. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from a funeral home at 112 North Washington street. Officiating will be the Rev. W. R. Teitswoith. pas- tor of St. James Reformed church, Limerick, and the Rev. Scott Bren- ner. of -Reading. Interment, will be made in Falkner Swamp Reformed cemetery. Larceny Charge Dropped Against New York Pilot WILLIAMSPORT, Oct. 13 charge of larceny of a Piper Cub airplane which was to be used for a non-stop flight around the world was dismissed today against Nelson E. Brown, 26, New York City pilot, after Alderman Leroj Edwards de- clared a evident The charge was brought by State police on complaint of Theodore H. Thompson, Belle Dale. Fla. Thompson charged in his com- plaint that Brown took his plane to South Carolina instead of La- Guardia field, New York, the pro- posed jumping off place for a glo- bal flight. Brown pleaded innocent to the charge at his arraignment Saturday, declaring he owned a nart interest in the plane. Egypt's Cholera Disease Kills 144 in One Day CAIRO, Oct. 13 W) Egypt's cholera epidemic claimed 114 lives during the 24-hour period ending at 6 a. m. today, the health minis- try said tonight This was the largest number of deaths on any day since the disease broke out Sept. 23. Health Minister Negib Iskandar Bey said the situation in the north- western portion of the Nile delta was very serious. To date 3613 cases of the disease and 873 deaths have been reported. Opium Vials Found in Camels' Stomachs CAIKO. Tuesday, Oci. 14 One hundi ea and thirty-five vials containing (approximately S40.00Q orth of opium ere found in the stomachs of five camels when customs inspectors at Kantara on the Suez canal ordered tne animals .-.laus'rtered, GIS- said today The cusaatche? added thai had this method of getting the arug Egypt. 'Only Girl in John Martin Assails High Cost of Government In Keynote Of Pennsylvania Week Fete He's not a bit worried about paternity charges brought bv Patricia Miles, former cigarette girl said Johnny as he paid a return visit to the New York night spots. With him is shown movie star- Jet Marie Allison, "the only girl in the world who appreciates him." Johnny is the press-agent who attracted national attention dur- ing the" Howard Hughes war contracts investigation hearings m Washington. PHILADELPHIA. Oct 13 If) Senator Edward Martin de- clared tonight that "government i costs us more than food." j "This .s a dangerous he said adding: "No people, regardless of their abiht> their wealth, can long endure such a heavy burden and retain their freedom." In an address' delivered at the unveiling of the Gimbel art collec- tion during Penn- syh ama Week ceremonies, the f------- V., State governor called on Penn- Senator Martin syh anians and Americans to work for world peace through faith in ourselves." Pointing to the fact that the free- dom train left on its transcon- tinental tour from Philadelphia, the birthplace of American liberty Mar- tin said the priceless documents on the tram "are without meaning if Americans do not believe in and fail attainment.' to live up to the principles they ex- J___ press" in this trying said Martin, 'needs more of the spirit of our fathers v.ho v. anted j freedom in preference to security." QftDC f 0 Declaring that Pennsylvania WwWJ IV "has made progress unequaled b> any similar area of the whole w orld in the three hundred years of its history." Martin asserted "no state can live on its past and traditions alone." He laid down a three-point pro- gram designed to keep Pennsylvania "great .n the future: 1. Conservation. "We have used up much of our precious -soil and irreplaceable natural lesources. Our big job nov is to conserve and to replace those resources that can be restored for future generations." 2. Know Pennsylvania has taught industrial know-how to the nation. Our State must meet the challenge 'for technical develop- with better things produced at lowei COM. 3. Service. "To make the future secure we must do more for ourselves and depend less upon government. That calls for hard work and for service." The Gimbel art collection, com- piled under the auspices of Ellis Gimbel. department stoie executive, depicts. Martin said "the achieve- ments of a great Commonwealth in commercial, cultural and spiritual Overell Heiress Hypnosis Used in Childbirth FBI Finds Sioien From Bank "It's a a nurse in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, tells Mrs. Margaret' Petrlik just after she had become a mother while hyp- notized. Xo anesthesia was administered and there was no sign of pain during- delivery. The first planned use of hjnnosis in an obstetrical case at this hospital was handled by Dr. Harold Rosen, hypnotist. PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 13 17} Federal Bureau of Iir.emgatioa agents announced today they about half of the in cash taken in the West, National bank holdup the past Thursday. Lee B. Boardman, in charge of the FBI office in Philadelphia, said his men found in three glass jars in the home of Lawrence L. Gnfim. 28, in Bear, Del. Griffon was arrested near Wilmington Sat- urday. Boardman said a warrant has been issued for the anes: of Nor- man Lee Riskuba. 25. of Newark, Del. Griffin's alleged accomplice in the holdup. Both aie former residents of Lewisville. 15 miles irom West Two men held up the Chester county bank with saived-off snot- guns, and wounded a postal clerk as they fled in an automobile. OBITUARIES CHARLES MAURICE FRICK, 71, retired railroad employe, died yes- terday morning at his home, 69 WEST FIFTH STREET, after be- ing ill for eight months and bed- fast for one week. A native of Pottstown. son of the late William C. and Catherine iShrmer) Prick, he spent much of his early life in Eshbach, where he worked as a brakeman on the Colebrookdale division of the Read- ing company. Twenty-two years ago he returned to Pottstown and rose to the position of baggage- master on the main line of the railroad, which he held until his retirement five years ago Gardening had been his hobby for most of his Me and he had R large -truck patch next to his home every year until his health failed the past year. He was a member of St Paul's Reformed church of Pottstown, Boyertown Nest, Order of Orioles, Order of Independent Americans, Eshbach, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Unit 37, National association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employes He is survived by his wife, Eliza- beth B. (Mest) Fnck, at home, and two sons, Woodiow, 28 West Fourth street, and Grant M at home. Also surviving are four sisters, Carrie, wife 01 Edvvara Keifei, Royersford; Mrs. Mary Wolf, 24 Chestnut street; Katie Fnck, 24 Chestnut street, and wife of Fritz Williams, Reading- one brother. Roy Prick, 383 Noith Charlotte street, and two grand- children. Funeral services will be held Fri- day afternoon at 2 o'clock from a funeral home at 112 North Wash- ington street, with the .Rev. Mich- ael R. Schmidt, pastor of St. Pauls Reformed church, officiating. Interment will be made in Mt. Zion cemetery. tractor in Pottstown for a number of years. She was a member of Searles Memorial Methodist church and of the Womens' Chiisuan Social so- ciety of that church. Her only survivor is a mother, Elwood, 32 East Fifth street. Mrs. Wiand was born in East Vincent township, Chester county, and spent most of her life in Potts- town. Funeral services will be held from a funeral home at 466 North Franklin street at 2 o'clock Thurs- day afternoon, with the Rev James D. Matchette, pastor of the Searles Memorial Methodist church, offici- ating. Interment will be m Mt. LOS ANGELES. Oct 13 i of Louise Overell. acquitted the past week with George   held j for the seniors of Pottstown Senior Pupils to Be Quizzed On State's History High school at 8'30 o'clock tomor- row morning. Harry L. Smith, pimcipal, announced yesterday. The" contest will be part of the j state-wide observance of Pennsyl- vania Week A first prize of a savings bond, given by the Mercantile Bureau of the Chamber of Com- merce, and a chance to compete in a state-wide essay contest for a grand prize of S1000. will be awarded to the winner of the con- test. The bureau also will donate 12 gift certificates of each to the next 12 highest students. Zion cemetery. MRS. SUSANNA (SHICK AND, 32 EAST FIFTH STREET, died" at her home at 2 o'clock yes- terday afternoon after an illness of one year. She was 82 Mrs Wiand was the widow of William H Wiand, a general con- Funeral services for WILLIAM L. STONE, 235 BEECH STREET, were held at 11 o'clock yesterday morn- ing with the Rev. Luther A. Krouse, pastor of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment was made in Mt Zion cemeterj. The Masonic burial service was performed at the graveside by the officers of Stichter lodge 254. They were George S. Maas. worshipful master; Wayne J Leister, senior warden, J Max Creswell, junior warden and Alirea H. Haas, cnap- lain. MEDICAL AUTHORITY DIES PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 Wayne T. Kilhan, 68. professor emeritus of anesthes'a at Hahne- mann medical college, died Saturday at Hahnemann hospital after a long illness. New and Used SCOOTERS New Scooters, up CXSII or TERMS Parts ard Repairs for 411 Model Scooters Repair Service from 1 to 8 p. m. SANATOGA GARAGE (KENVY BUCHERT) SANATOGA Division of Mtnlnqpr's Sates Service Five Senior High Pupiis To Tour Doehler Plant As part of Pottstown's observ- ance of Pennsylvania Week of which the safety program is a part, five Senior High school youths will go a tour of inspection of the Doehler-Jarvis corporation's plant here on Thursday. The youths who will be under guidance of Paul Bean, of Noins- town, an inspector of the Pennsyl- vania Department of Labor and Industry, will start the inspection tour at 10 a. m. of Dr. S y d n e j Kinnear Smith, an outs tanding psychiatrist The IS-v ear-old heiress to the estate of Mr ana Mrs. Walter E. Overell, 'A killed aboard Louise Overell their yacht, was taken to Ashland, near Havward in northern California, last night by her uncle and personal guardian, Fred "Jungquist. and her cousin, Marjone Jungquist. Jungo.uist left explicit orders that Louise was to have no visitors and talk to no one Mrs Emmanuel Jungquist, Lou- ise's aunt, said it was against her wishes that Louise had a date last Saturday night. "She did it on her own." Laying of Water Main On Franktin Street Starts Laying of a new 6-inch water mam on Franklin street, north of Master, was started yesterday by he Pottstown Water department. The work is being done under direc- tion of Supt Frank Seasholtz. The will be about 200 feet in ength. Under direction of Street Fore- man Earl Potteiger the borough is resurfacing two blocks of Glasgow street which had been torn up for aving of the new sewer line. Each U. S. Resident Should Have WASHINGTON, Oct 13 Tieasury reported today that monev in circulation Oct. 1, totaled an average of S198.- 14 for each man, woman and child in the population. It increased in September. r N O T I C Members of the DIE CASTERS CLUB must re- register their children tor the Christmas Party tor 1947, at the Die Casters Ciub. igistration days are October You, Too, Will Be Surprised at the FURNITURE VALUES Available at FREESE FURNITURE CO. N. State 1146 PHIL BAKER Accordion Solos with rhy- thm accompaniment. E4SY TO LOVE STiRDbST DID YOU ME 4V IT? I MY MELAXCHOLY THEY DIDN'T BELIEVE ME THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU WHAT IS THIS THING CALi-ED LOVE Decca Album A-421 H. RENTZ SMALE 19 N. HANOVER ST. POTTSTOWX, PA. pftone 1088 DRESSES COMPARE the Styles! COMPARE the duality! COMPARE the Price! BETTY LEE SHOP 248 High Street YOU'LL SAVE MONEY AT TRUCK HEADQUARTERS WITH .V" It's exquisite! It bccutihes your wa'.ch. Long lasting, too. Gacr- cr.iecd one yeor. Fits all wrists. al! watches. Gold filled (yel'sow. while or pink) 3-STAR EXTRA! featuring 3 star reporters! KYW-fcfl and NBC Network-Monday thro Friday the Safety and Comfort cf Dodge CABS! "AIR-O-SPRING" seats to every driver's comfort! Ventilating real ventilation when you need it! All-weather insulation thorough weather- stripping! Steel welded to steel. braced with steel at every vital point the safest cab construction known! No distraction from road ahead because of instru- ments and ON LY DODGE BUI NAGLE MOTORS, INC. 1340 HIGH STREET.....PHONE 2800 High School Grid Coaches To Be Kiwanis' Guests The coaches of ther Poztstown Senior High school football team will be guests of honor at the meet- ing of the Kiwanis club in the Elks' home at o'clock tonight. They will outline the intricacies of several football plavs for the club as well as giving complete in- formation about the High school team Majorette Contest Bid Is Received by Borough Pottstown may be 11 in i rr'J Jfc the fTifrf afTnual majorette contest to be held in connection with the 1948 Winter carnival to be held at St. Paul. Minn. i Burgess William A. Griffith has I received fiom Mavor John J Mc- Donough, of St Paul, an imitation, to send a representative fiom this borough to enter the competition. Last night he referred the invita- tion to William F. Lamb Jr, dinector of the Senior High school band. The Burgess indicated he may make an effort to a local _or- ganization sponsor the trip of a contestant to St. Paul. He said it would be good publicity for this community. UN-WORMS TABLETS A modern, medically sound trtatmtnt that gets real results ITCHING PIMPLES you tormented with Itching of eczemas? 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In other words, we install 50 percent more telephones but 200 Like this: Now let's say that three more families want telephone service. So our imaginary system grows to six telephones and to interconnect six telephones, we must install 15 pairs of wires! Like this: _____ ijui no eoouer iias our giuv.u m six more families, logically enough, want telephone service. Our telephone system has now grown to 12 telephones. only six times the number of telephones we had but nc- fewer than 66 pairs of wires "Kould be needed to interconnect them! Like this: This svstem. of course, is imaginary. All this complexity, in real life, is centered in the central office. But the principle remains the same: As more telephones are added, tha more complex the telephone system becomes and the more it tends to cost to provide good telephone service. The Bell Telephone Company PeHBsyivania NFWSPAPFK!   

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