Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania
18 Apr 1930

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18 Apr 1930

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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - April 18, 1930, Bristol, Pennsylvania Little giants the classified advertisements of the Independent have tremendous pulling Power. Read them and profit our aim to be helpful to every Good cause to Deal fairly by everybody to keep our columns clean to be constructive. 10th tears no. 42. Entered As second Cia Nutter at Post office at Bristol Bristol. Pa., Friday. April 18, 1930 to pages�?70 columns five cents a copy. A Magn scope a huge new screen three times size of present one being installed at grand theatre new projection machines and other apparatus will result in showing talking pictures to better advantage than Ever before first use of a new equipment next a a monday manager Edward Lynn of the grand theatre yesterday the mat Alia Ion of the latest thing in talking picture equipment at the grand the Magn scope. This invention inquiring Complete new Al tii Cul apparatus new projecting machines new lenses and a new screen with three and one half times the Atta of the present one. Will he used for the til at time at the matinee performance monday afternoon when a Happy Days Quot will begin a run of six performances. A this new device is positively the latest thing in picture projection or. Lynn said. A it is being installed at the grand at great expense because we want our patrons to have the very Best and Lato get facilities available anywhere. The grand is the Only theatre Iii tin county to have this new apparatus Aud As yet. One of the few in the country to install it. It will afford the finest Opportunity to present the finest talking pictures capable of being shown 1 s. Far As the audience is concerned the effect of she Magn scope will be Iii the immense size of the pictures to be shown their clearness the effect of depth and distance and a More lifelike presentation. The Magn scope screen w ill be 24 by 32 feet in Wile containing 768 Square feet. It will be placed almost at the front of the stage practically filling the proscenium Arch. It is fireproof and perforated for the better emanation of sound idea of the increased size of tines to be shown May be from comparison with the screen which is 13 by it taming 221 Square feet. Hobby fair will include All objects that interest boys the Hobby fair to lie conducted in connexion with boys week will in in four sections three of which Are open to All boys. And the fourth limited to boy sepia. A boys will have a Chance to show their Handiwork in this fair. It is expected that hundreds of exhibits will be shown for nearly every boy in town will he anxious to take part in the fair. The following Are the various classes of exhibits Section i class a Model boats and ships Model monoplane biplanes and triplane radio receiving sets. Section i. Class b relics of the following wars world War Span ish american War. Civil War revolutionary War and colonial wars collections of american and foreign some the Pic Ghi lied present feet con Tho area a round about town Beautiful Avenue. Than any part of fifth where did it come from folks along Mill and Ray Cliffe streets Fri week were much Intel -1, est cd in the appearance of a tandem i gating drier All the time. Bicycle which two Young ladies with the red lion inn padlocked have been Riding around town As a padlock order issued against the unconcern edly As you please. Those Bristol lions., wheat sheaf inn things were common enough thirty dry. The old Loison House re years ago but it has been Many a modelled into the Keystone hotel year since we had seen one. It re-1 w Here not even near Beer is sold. Calls the old popular song that be land with orders to cease sales issued gun a Daisy Daisy give me Yotti by somebody in authority to places answer in which the hero de that previously have sold Beer a dared that while it be a Little nearer the real thing than May stylish marriage the Bride would be legally dispensable it looks As if a look Sweet upon the seat of a prohibition were beginning to be bicycle built for the radio taken seriously hereabouts. Whether preserved the song for the present lie drying tip process la merely a generation but we Haven to heard who preserved the Bike. First thing we a a a Well see a Bloomer Gill. They think it s a Flower shop. There was method Iii Frank Gilkeson Quot madness in fitting up the Bro Vii Dav is local Headquarters so luxuriously. Women passing by think thai the place with so Many Palms and potted plants is an easter Dower display and stepped Iii to Price temporary one coincident with the political Campaign or a permanent recognition of the existence of the volstead act remains to be seen. Shad Are scarce. The Shad fishermen Are out these nights but the Shad Are scarce. So far the hauls have been Small. It is discouraging to these men to Row up and Down the River most of the Everaid have night sometimes snagging their net the daisies Jand get Only two or three fish. The is a1 times of tile new screen therefore most exactly three Ami a half that of the present one. With so much greater surface to be illuminated it was necessary to install entirely new apparatus in the projection Booth. First a new motor in orator set which converts the alternating current into the direct current consumed in the projectors had to be obtained. This set is of More than double the Power of the present sets the extra Power timing needed because the new High Intens Ity arc will consume More than double the present amount of current. A much larger set of lenses also is needed which necessitated the Purchase of two new machines to take the place of those now operating. Which by the Way Are less than n year old. Progress is being made so rapidly in the talking picture Field that apparatus that was entirely up to Date a few ninth ago has become obsolete. It being the purpose of or. Lynn and the owners of the theatre to provide shows As Good As can be seen in any of the big cities they Are making every Effort to keep up to the times and the installation of the Magn scope is proof of % their purpose to maintain the High reputation which the grand enjoys under the management of or. Lynn who regards the theatre not Only As a place of entertainment but As a source of cultural betterment and Community sociability. Stamps and coins collections of Indian relies and All other relies not otherwise classified. Section i. Clans cd Reed Cane or Willow work. Fern boxes Flower holders Flower stands Wall pockets Cane seats for chairs Rush Bottoms for seats. Section i. Class do natural curiosities. Collections of butterflies Moths insects and other natural curios such As stones and Wood. Section 2. Class it a manual training. Smoking stands bookends floor or table lamps stools picture frames cabinets of any kind Bird houses Bird Baths and All other articles of Wood including carved articles scroll work and Wood turning. Section 2/ class of a Novelty toys Etc. Automobiles push Mobile scooters kiddie cars wagons express wagons or any similar article. Serth ii 3, class go mechanical drawings architectural drawings. Section 3. Class he Oil paintings Best portrait head or figure Best landscape or Marine. La est animal. Section 3, class in pen arum Ink drawings. Original pen and Ink drawing pen and Ink drawings copies original Pencil sketch pen it 11 sketches copies. Section 4�?this Section is limited1 to boy scouts who will show map drawings knot boards first Aid kits miniature models of Camp and Camp life signal Tow ers Bridges Wood j specimens. The fair will lie held in the Community House on May 6, 7, 8 and 9. A entries must be in before May 5. Entry Blanks May be obtained of j. Ii. Spencer. 2#7 Madison Street i Harry Arnold. Jefferson Avenue j a it Joseph Burton Wood 229 Dorrance Street Edgar Spencer 249 Madison Street David Neill 1013 Pond Street and at Spencer a sons store. Mill Ami Radcliffe streets. East it lilies and other Flowers. Or. Gilkeson very gallantly informs such callers that the Flowers Are not for Sale hut lie Calls their attention to his flue lint of Brown Davis literature and none escapes without the biographies of the candidates. Since our last bulletin on Headquarters or. Gilkeson has de a radio and a desk he comes anybody who wishes to Amos a no Andy or who has other pet feature. Of Happ n to be present. Run is not yet at its height of course and there May be Good catches later but the fishermen a experience in recent years has been that Shad ale becoming fewer each year. The fatuous Bristol herring will be on their Way up the River in a few weeks. Last a tar the run was i Small. People still talk about the runs when the canal Basin was so crowded with the Silvery fish that he does no tone could soon then out in baskets his assistant i the fish Are so Bony that they this add Welti a any miss Fisher extend the Welcome and at other times James sackvilk1 is present to do the honors. We have seen a lot of political meeting places but never Iii a town this size anything that touched the Brown Davia Headquarters in Bristol. Are not sought alter very enthusiastically except by those who Pickle them. The pickling process softens the Bones so that they too can be eaten. Anti this might As Well be the time Ami place to renew the old saying that whoever once tastes Bristol i herring is destined to return to Bristol or be unable to it away from it. That Republican club meeting in Andalusia Joe and Jim Call. Joe minuet brought Jim his per Simian tor a Call on us one Day last week and before Jim left he upset things generally. Jim has a Peculiar appetite which quickly revealed itself. He leaped on a desk. Upset an Ash tray in which there were some Cigar ashes Ami ate the ashes.1 Joe says Jim likes their Salty taste. We tried hint out on Peanut Brit tit. But after Licking a piece he threw it on the floor. He leaped upon oui i coat ransacked our pockets a enacted our Fountain pen and tried he editor of the to eat it yanked the telephones off Yaj. Curtiss begins the debits and parked for a moment on the head of our advertising Man. He mapped Joe a eyeglasses off tried to run a typewriter and wrapped himself around one of the hot water pipes. As Joe left with Jim roosting or Bristol voters ask senatorial election committee to come to Bristol and investigate i atty. James tells Borough on Noil it now has no authority petition by Franklin Gilkeson and others declares a just and reason Able cause to believe there will be excessive use of Money a or other declaring that they have a just and reasonable cause to believe that there will be an excessive use of Money. And other improper and illegal ways and Means used to in to a he voters of Bristol to cast liver i instruction Oil her voter at the coming primary election a Bristol voters Hae petitioned the new special senatorial committee to investigate primary expenses to come to Bristol a at the earliest possible time in order to discharge the duties for which you were the petition is signed by More than 20 Bristol men. Headed by Franklin Gilkeson the Bucks county i manager for the Davis brow n ticket. I or. Gilkeson said that the situation in his opinion warrants a visit by the committee to Bristol and that billboards structures group of members makes statement in rebuttal of that of pies Dent Curtiss i he opinion Given the Borough counci1 at its meeting last monday night by Borough solicitor Howard i. Janie.-, to the effect that the Borough at present is powerless to regulate billboards and other objectionable Structure bears out the comment of i he Independent in our Issue week of lathe to the need of a Borough plan. Solicitor James a opinion was referred to the ordinance committee for study it is to be hoped that from this opinion which followed complaint by the Exchange club of the erection of billboards in residential area.-, will be followed by the formulation of a Borough plan by which the Community will be zoned As suggested in the indexer tent last week. Until there is such restrictions plans for girls week advanced by committee Colleen Moore at the Riverside next week Edwards taken to Doylestown when unable to raise bail a footlights and fools a with Colleen Moore in the leading role will be the feature at the Riverside theatre monday tuesday and wednesday with a matinee monday afternoon. The film is a musical feature. Tomorrow afternoon and evening Conrad Nagel in a the ship from Shanghai will by the attraction together with the final chapter in the serial Quot King of the Kongo a and a a a love Birds comedy. Billie Dove in a the painted Angels will be the attraction tonight along with metro tone news and a comedy a Christmas next thursday and Friday a the Greene murder Case a with William Powell Iii the feature part will be the attraction. Independent his statement in the Independent last week with a at Hie regular meeting a and this is just the Crux of the whole matter. There was to in no a regular meeting a according to or. Curtiss own statement made on the evening of March 2t7h, before those Assembly shoulder Joe said a a Jim a a poli j bled or to use his own expression to Dan he grabs everything he can i concerning this particular group his hands a congregated in the Manor House. Quot again quoting or. Curtiss some growth i Quot there were 53 assembled in the from to members a few weeks Home of or. Dunk. At the same the fathers association has in-1 time there were 51 congregated organization of 348 the heme of or. Brantley. It is probably the this in incorrect. While the meeting was plans for Bristol girls week May 18-24, were advanced at a meeting this week. When Ward leu Iris and committees were appointed. The Ward leaders Are first Ward mrs. William k. Fine second Ward mrs. John h. Wichser third Ward mrs. Richard t. Myers and mrs. John Hunter fourth Ward mrs. Zoning i Edith Harding fifth Ward. Mrs. Plated Tipon property in David Neill sixth Ward mrs. How it Leeds will it a i no Avail except Ard Johnson Bath Road airs. Vance w Hen Tho a who object to their vol Fatt Edgely mrs. Lonay let of tuber Latios i take the matter to court and Croydon mrs. Arthur Spicer apply Foi injunctions a tedious and sometimes expensive process. Meanwhile residential areas Are bang spoiled and property values de pre rial i by the construction o. In. Mus a i. Gertrude buildings garages Ann Otter it. Thu. Or District from which in they should be barred. 571 sle Rodgers. A Katherine Keating. Girls who Are 8 to i i w ill be eligible to enter events. The following have been appointed i years old the various committees Mendel St i net ii res in should be Weagley. Minerva miss the petition would be sent to the committee of which senator Gerald p. Nye of North Dakota is chairman. Immediately after what or. Gilkeson regarded As a representative number of citizens had signed Tho petition. He expected to mail it last night. Asked upon what he based the Appeal to the committee or. Gilkeson declined to go into details but asserted that he and the other signers were prepared to give information to the committee. The wording of the petition is As follows i easter music at ago creased to ail members and liveliest menus organization in town. The policy of Banning speech Mak ing. And putting on the kind of entertainments that men like certainly has Pepper a up the association. Iii Germantown boy scouts Camp at Brightside Manor the ferry is missed. The coming of warm weather has increased the volume of automobile traffic. A surprising number of Auto St is unaware of the fact that the famous old by Teton Burlington ferry no longer is operated. Not a Day goes by but someone drives we titties the slip Only to find the William e. Doron tied up and no place to go. The situation increases the Impat a taking place at or. Dunks Home and a at the same time there were also 53 members awaiting the arrival of or. Curtiss and mrs. Schnupp in the Home of or. Bromley. Two of these 53 members were unable to await their arrival and left at 8.40 p. In., to keep an appointment in Philadelphia. Moreover or. Curtiss affirms that a fall of this group referring to the group at the Manor House a refuse to vote at tile appointed at either voting place according to the instruction of the or. Curtiss was asking not Only hence of local people for the building thug group but had already asked of the Bridge Between Bystol an Ltd and permitted the group in or. Burlington. When the Pion Els unit g Home to vote on two differ have cleared away the last of u ent ballots neither of which was Correct. The last of the Petty obstacles in the Way of construction the contractors will be on the Job. It wont be Long now we Are told. William in Edwards of Philadelphia was committed to Doylestown wednesday night when he was unable to produce bail of $2 000, in which he was held pending the outcome of injuries sustained by is. Lena Bollner of Philadelphia whose Skull was fractured when the automobile in which she was driving with Edwards capsized in Andalusia tuesday afternoon. Edwards Ami mrs. Zollner were brought to Harriman Hospital by officer Ryan and while Ryan was waiting for him to have his clothes repaired he leaped out of a window in the Hospital Ami tried to get away. State Highway patrolman Koons found him at the Railroad station about to take a train for Philadelphia. Mrs. Zollner is in critical condition in the Hospital. Edwards was bruised but not seriously Hurt. His car turned Turtle and was smashed. Boy scout troop no. 138 of St. Benedictus Church Germantown hiked from Germantown to Bright Side Manor Grundy Road last week end and camped in the Manor \ House at the invitation of Robert a. Keel. The boys were under the guidance of Harry Mccloskey scoutmaster Art Ridgeway and Bob Worth assistant scoutmaster. Sunday morning they hiked Over to St. Thomas Aquinas Church Croydon and attended mass after which they had a Wood chopping contest and other a vents the i most important of which was the the troop departed sunday afternoon for the hike Back to Germantown. Supt. Mcgee is surprised. Supt. Mcgee of the department of Public safety says he was surprised when he made his inspection of properties in the business District to and to few fire extinguishers in business houses. A i Don t believe there Are a dozen in All a he said. A Are extinguisher is almost indispensable. One never knows when it will be needed and it is More than Worth what it costs when it is needed. The local fire companies recharge them at Small expense. The ballot at or. Dunk s read. A mrs. Barnhill mrs. Schnupp. Mrs. Lathrop or. Dunk or. the ballot at the Manor House read a mrs. Barnhill mrs. Schnupp or. Dunk. Or. Katzmar. Whereas mrs. Barnhill and or. Hartman were awaiting the opening of the a regular meeting after continued on Page six Hobby fair miss Eunice Williams mrs. Addie Culver mrs. >1. J. Presbyterian Church Hill mrs. Russell Edward. Mrs. Walter bit Chier mrs. Edward keat $ pedal musical programs have a miss maty Mcbaine. Been arranged for the easter services at the Bristol presbyterian Church. At the morning service mrs. C. I. Bowen will Render the Beautiful and appropriate Solo a i know that my redeemer from Handel the choir will sing the Anthem a easter a by Myers Ecith miss Dorothy Hargrave soloist. In the evening the cantata a elite eternal a will be Sung by the choir. The music of this Beautiful work is by Fred b. Holton and the text and selections by Mattie b. Shannon. The following will be the soloists sopranos or. C. I. Bowen miss Marian ii. Smith contralto miss Dorothy j. Hargrave Tenor Melvin Johnson Basso j. I. Smith. Mrs. Murphy. M. D. Weagley will be accompanist and the choir is under the direction Parade miss Alice Gallagher of Thomas la. Sleison. She to select her own assistants. I eligibility miss Mary Wilkinson. Miss Jane Rodgers miss Mary King. Publicity miss Helen Taylor. Mrs. M. J. Hill was placed in charge of the doll show and she is to select her own assistants. Poster miss Edith Barnhardt. Finance mrs. Frank Lehman i mrs. Joseph Singer. Miss France Landreth. Mrs. Warren Thompson mrs. Arthur Spicer or. Mary Lehman. Mrs. Thomas g. Hawkes mrs. Howard e. James mrs. Anthony Russo mrs. Anthony Paone or. Edit ii Harding. Miss Katherine Keating mrs. Theodore Megargee. Prizes miss Marion Smith miss Jane Lynn mrs. Elizabeth Jarvis. Grounds american legion members. Novelty miss Margaret Pope. Miss Eleanor Keating miss Gertrude try cd a miss Mary Fine. A to the special senatorial committee to investigate primary expenses. A gentlemen a we the undersigned residents and voters of the Borough of Bristol. Bucks county Pennsylvania have just and reasonable cause to believe there will be an excessive use of Money Ami other improper and illegal ways and Means used to influence the voters of Bristol to cast their votes at the coming primary Blee Tion to be held May 20th, 1930, for u. S. Senator. A we therefore most respectfully request your honorable committee at the earliest possible Luu to a come to Bristol Pennsylvania in order to discharge the duties for which you were appointed.11 the senatorial committee is authorized to visit state from which complaints have been or May Btl forwarded relative to the conduct of campaigns for the nomination and election of candidates for the 9eh-ate. When the committee was named. Senator Hiram Johnson of California a Well known progressive Republican was appointed As its continued on Page seven easter program at Bristol m. E. Church fittingly episcopal miss Brady struck by Auto when crossing Street mrs. Lathrop withdraws from committee woman contest in Andalusia mibs Anna Brady one of the Best known schoolteachers Iii the Borough for Many years a teacher it the Wood Street school is in or. Wagner a private Hospital with a compound fracture of her right leg and other injuries resulting from her being struck by an automobile in Radcliffe Street wednesday evening. Miss Brady veda crossing the Street carrying an umbrella at a Point Between Crossings and was hit by a machine driven by John Weik. She was removed immediately to the Hospital where she is Likely to be confined for some time Happy Days Quot next week at the grand theatre easter. Everybody Hopes easter. I St. Marks card party to be held monday night weather on i the burdens of Winter i and rejoice in the Spring. Fruit Trees shrubs Are putting on for we pleasant throw off at eastertide realization of Are a Bloom. New garb All senior dance next Friday night the annual Spring dance of the senior class of Bristol High school will be held in the High school gym next Friday night. Music will be furnished by the Penn troubadours _ a. The annual St. Mark s card Patty will be held in St. Marks Hall monday evening. Pinochle Bridge and 500�?� will be played there being eight games played progressively. Play will begin promptly at 8.30. For those who do not care to play. There will be dancing from 9.30 on. Many prizes will be awarded including a non players prix1 and do or prize. Refreshments also will be on Sale _ _ _ _ nature is glorying in rebirth. So it is with humanity we put on new hats new clothes new shoes those of us fortunate enough to have them and we go on Parade. New York has its fifth Avenue Atlantic City its Boardwalk for this pageant and Bristol has its Radcliffe Street. The Only difference Between the easter Parade in new York and the one in Bristol is one of site Bristol has As Many Beautiful damsels proportionately As the big town has. And certainly any part of Radcliffe Street is eight million times More mrs. Marie Lathrop of Andalusia yesterday announced her withdrawal from the contest for Republican committee woman in the interest of Harmony. Mrs. Lathrop a retirement leaves mrs. May k. Schnupp the Only woman candidate of the a anti organization group in Andalusia. The contest for committee woman there Hool. And bad Quot Happy Days Quot one of the big color spectacles will be the easter week opening attraction at the grand theatre. It will be shown monday tuesday and. Wednesday with matinees each Day. The film include in the cast sixty of the Best known motion picture stars huge choruses and Many unusual features. There also will be a Mermaid Ico Irakly a the talkies a and Fox Small ketone news. A singing and dancing picture _ i Quot the big party a will be the Lea child s Skull fractured la be at Llu a �?~t1 101 my once a Quot 01 Swa afternoon and evening with sue when automobile hits her Carol the Headliner in the cast. A y Many popular songs Are included in Helen now. Is years old of he presentation. There also will new port Nile is in Harriman hos four acts of vaudeville and a a Pital suffering from a fractured Skull As a result of being hit by an automobile on Newport Road near Toty will be Grundy Corner tuesday afternoon. I the girl was on her Way Home from sound review. A the Lone Star \ Ranger a a Zane the attraction at the grand tonight. Next thursday and Friday Monte Blue and Lupe Velez will be seen in fore will be a Clear Cut Battle he tween the present Colp nil t tee woman. Mrs. Margart pair and mrs. Schnupp. Mrs. I Anthrop said that while she deeply appreciated the support which had been Given her and pledged to her she Felt that the interests of Andalusia would he Pio moved by her withdrawal. A a Andalusia voters roust get together if they expect to win mrs. Lathrop said. Quot i am hopeful that my retirement will hasten the coming or unanimity and just alighted from # a the automobile of mrs. Edith hard i or. K >8e ing of Garden Street when she was beginning thursday struck by a car driven by Charles Kynn will present Giano of 4 52 Logan Street Giano was held in $1500 bail by Justice Lynn to await the outcome of the child a injuries. Rev. Or. Cooke talks to rotarians Rev. J. B. D. Cooke pastor of the Cornwells m. E. Church waft the guest speaker at the meeting of Bristol rotary club yesterday. He spoke on a every Many night Mana every lady who attends the show one article from a 26-piece Para to id Dresser set. Each thursday night thereafter a different piece will be Given out until All 26 pieces have been distributed so that at the end of the period the ladies who have been attending the theatre on thursdays will have the Complete set. The grand also is preparing to give away a general electric refrigerator. Easter sunday will be observed in tile methodist Church with services As follows Sabbath school at to a. In. Iii Barg of or. Doron Green superintendent. Worship with baptism and reception of members at la a. In. A the Assurance of life a is the theme of the pastor easter message. The choir will Render special music. The pastor desires to meet All who ale to be baptized or received into Church membership at 10.30 a. In. At the parsonage. At 7.45 p. In. The scholars of the sunday school will have charge of the service and present the following program opening song by the entire congregation prayer recitation Jackie Roger a a talking space a Dorothy v Vanzant greetings Dorothy Worthington a a pretty sight a Mildred Kershaw a happiness a Glady Hughes a the photographer a Edgar Mcdermott song by the congregation a an absolute fact a Dorothy Ritter Ami Grace Vansant a the meaning of easter a Harry Stetson a the Story of the Lii a Mildred Miller a the Garden s Golden text a Peggy Rathje a Pussy Willows Grace Vansant a an easter greeting a Kenneth Winslow song by the congregation a the lesson of the Lily a j#4n French a an open door a Arthur Grimes a gods easter gift a Sec Tia Ellis a the easter builder Why Hart a easter a Elizabeth deck song by the congregation easter Day a Marion Wright a easter 8uh-Light,�?� Edna Naylor a because its East egg Rosemary Scheffey song. A a Spring a glad Day a scholars of the primary department song by the congregation duet bring be your Flowers a Carolyn Rapp acid mrs. Warwick announcements and offering Anthem choir song a tile children a King a Junior girls a Welcome blessed easter Wayne Mulholland Charles Doan and Clifford Hagerman a when easter comes smiling a Doris Mer lion continued on Page six travel club to present a play the travel club will present a dramatic and musical play a stylish stouts a in St. James Parish House on May 2nd. The arrangements Are being made by the dramatic musical and refreshment Conan Ittzes of the club. Tickets will be sold by any member of the dub f a

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