Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania
5 Aug 1921

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5 Aug 1921

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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - August 5, 1921, Bristol, Pennsylvania Inputs Independent leads lh#1 local Field in paid circulation by several Hundred. We Challenge contradiction. Howard i. James seeks the nomination As Delegate to constitutional convention petition being circulated citizens anxious to sign who have not even been approached candidate reluctantly consents to run should receive support of All republicans fish and game Assn Field Day la Uve to fight Bristol firemen organize to nominate Independent Republican candidates 11 la huh Amo stores a m school com. Fight opens in township 1 he Branch open aug. To tomorrow is the Day and Maple Beach is the place wonderful sport promised or they will have another contest on their hands at polls election Day Stock has arrived at Wright s ser vice garage showroom being refitted to arrange it the petition of Howard i. James who seeks nomination on the Republican ticket a Delegate to the proposed constitutional convention la being circulated and the Only reason that every individual Republican the Good Fellows and thorough sportsmen of the Bristol fish and game protective association have set aside tomorrow for their annual Outing and Field Day. Maple Beach is the plan and the time is All Day. And such a Day As it will be is Well known to any or All who have eur intimidating tactics will be taboo primaries decision must be rendered by people interference by Ward healers not in order in Bristol whether. Progressive or o Mil uni Kolva Ai Fino it i impaled in any of the functions regular will not a signed it Givin by this organization because the circulator has chosen i the fold Day features of this of those approached fearing a possible i fair will to especially interesting. I Here will be a baseball game and athletic contests of All kinds and refusal. This is where he shows the mate weakness of an organization workers As far As Howard James is concerned there is no line then As a fitting Climax there will in a a a a ties of contests at the traps. Of imaginary line drawn by the Rio when the bold Hunters will decimate Gressis Cut or regulars thy Are All Clay pigeons and the winners of for him to the last Man. First of All each and every one of tin events because Howard James has the Power will be awarded suitable prizes. To St my upon his own two feet he j i he committee have several stir a highly capable and therefore Fie Prises in store for their unsuspecting serving of filling any office within j brother members and undoubtedly the gift of the people and lat try be Titer will be much Jollif cation when organization will keep their hands it doubtlessly came a a Surprise to the leaders it of the organization that the tight of the Independent and if Independent thinkers and vol it is to by made in the september primary rather than at the polls on election Day with a third Patty in the Field. They expected of course that there would be some sort of a fight but a fight within the tanks Ltd their own party they never count of on. It will la a fight but it will be a clean and honorable one. If the Valise the citizens of this Borough these aur Prses Are sprung. If there and county want and need just pitch i is any Way that you can wheedle a Man to represent their i tit rests in out an invitation to this affair do the event the convention is held. As it wll be the Best yet. The of course even the holding of the Lait expression is called Forth by convention will be decided by the the reports that have gone out about people at the polls this fall. The wonderful eats Aud drinks that there Are three delegates to he j will be provided. Drinks Iii these named who will serve providing the prohibition Days Are always men cd a volition is approved try the rot a honed in a whisper so the drinks Eft at the primaries and allow the voters their full privilege of choosing and designating their own candidates a if they do not. Then let the results by on their own head. The foregoing is not a threat it is a suggestion As to tile prescribed tules that should govern this doming contest. The organization will Edgely must have streets lighted to Confer with electric Light company Era at the primary two from the majority and the other from the minority party. As the delegates will he named from this congressional District of which Montgomery county has a two third Vole the work of the local candidate input out for him but no Man More fitted for the stupendous Job in hand could possibly be found than or. James j he is known Noc Only in Bucks by. Citizens appoint another committee Iii Montgomery and it is Safe to As 11 Sunie that he will carry sufficient votes to win out. There will doubtlessly be decided opposition from the Stater county As the nomination carries with it salary of $1,000, Ami other emoluments. It is not the thousand that h. I. Is after it is simply for the Opportunity to see that Bucks county and the welfare of its tax payers is properly taken care of. It will lie the duty of every Republican citizen to turn out at the primary on september 20th, and cast their vote for or. James in order to overcome the natural majority vote of Montgomery. It is a pleasure for the Independent. To advocate the candidacy of this citizens he is a Man with every qualification to Lead one who Long Ere this might have aspired to any office within the gift of the voters o it his constituency for he is a Man of this constituency Tor he a a Man has been otherwise Public office has never held any attraction for him and though he was often urged to stand for political preferment he has always gracefully refused begging his friends to allow him rather to pursue his private practise of Law. In this present Case the office has a bought the Man for it is a duty that Only the most thoroughly informed citizen could handle in a fitting manner. At first or. James refused to even consider the matter but when it was placed before him As a civic duty he reconsidered his original determination and reluctantly consented to make the Ruu. He will make it not with some one else directing his Campaign but out at the forefront himself making Tho fight for himself and the people of Bucks. And of his winning there is Little doubt. With Howard James As Delegate. The interests of Bucks county will be Well taken care of. Have a heir candidates that is to be i hat Are referred to Are absolutely expected i hey have been running of a non intoxicating nature. This a ted Auto stores company Vav ill he open for business on August 10th. This fact was announced last a evening by Raymond Vav. Wright. A heir local representative and the convincing Pron of the statement is apparent th1 big show room it Wrights garage is piled High with lock waiting to by placed on the shelves and in the showcases for ale. Llie last of the on Hundred cooperators necessary before a Branch of Thi company is opened Wert secured several weeks ago. And plans it or immediately set afoot to get the business under Way. Changes were of tiered in the Wright s showroom a a doorway was broken through on the Ott r Street Side and plans immediately Laid to build shelving and specially constructed cases. The entire place has taken on a new complexion. And the Stock holders in this company and others in this District will soon have the Opportunity to feel and derive the Benefit from the buying facilities of the United w Hen the cloth Are throw n open for general business. Raymond Wright is enthusiastic Over the prospects of the business and feels certain that within a few weeks at least the general Public will become acquainted with the Price savings to be o pm Ltd minus. D a old Quot Uncle Pete a year old on wednesday. Despite the fact thai the Day was Stormy thin political warhorse Victor in hundreds of campaigns. Was out and around among i constituents bolstering in his political fences for this is one yen that the Quot Peerless vote getter of Bucks county feels that his laurels Are no danger. The Independent Felicitated the Man on he a Ual n. To Tsary Ami wishes him of happiness and health. 1479 holes along principal streets Radcliffe. Mill and Otter streets boast of this number of scars in pavement citizens insist on having a voice in school administration by naming candidates boroughs protectors of property tired of receiving crumbs will attempt to secure for themselves Choice cuts fight to Center on Council seats Waves to i outraged Public j committees appointed to secure Are breaking on the rocks person of representatives of Bristol fire to be increased companies wednesday evening met Ltd it ii Aud Iii citizens no formed an Independent Republic there seventy pavement on Radcliff ter streets and they yesterday morning by a citizen of standing in the Community. These a ii fourteen Hundred and nine decided holes in the Muj and it Vivere counted the sentiment cd discord in East Bristol township and the re is a Stormy voyage ahead of organization candidates for Posi ions on the township school commission. Rhi year tit the commission i dont fix in tit Large Vav he have been accustomed to sit placidly by. And allow the gang to name the slate this year Are oui with blood in their Eye and will wage a bitter fight Iii he primaries Iii an Effort to nominate candidates who stand for something and who will inject their own personality into All proceedings instead of simply playing the game of a follow the Herman Schlaefer sr., is out As an opponent of commissioner free Strong candidates in each Ward of the town candidates will be announced next week Hole can be found on both a sides of land and owing to the stand taken Small Sailboat upsets owners Given drenching sunday afternoon while Nui Uei Ous Small Craft were skimming Over the Waters of the Delaware a Small Sailboat with four male occupants was seen to suddenly keel Over caused by a Midden Squall that the Little Craft failed to weather. Cries from the embryo sailors brought Quick Asi Istance from launches in the Vicinity who by ought the Young men to Burlington Island where the Sun rays soon thoroughly dried their wet apparel. The names of the baptized ones could not he Learned and it was several hours later before their boat was gotten tight Side up. Have you renewed your subscription if you Haven t renewed your subscription to the Independent if it has expired you had better attend to it at once Ami by so doing save yourself 75 cents. The Price of the yearly subscription for this paper will he raised from $1.25 As it is at present to $2.00 after september 1st. The increase in size of this paper and the excellent delivery facilities which it maintains makes it imperative to raise the subscription rate. Edgely citizens Are rather a progressive set of folks and they want their town illuminated at night they stated so in no Uncertain terms at a Nutting of the Edgely Community club last tuesday evening. Some time ago a committee was appointed to wait upon the East Pennsylvania Gas and electric company Here to ask that Street lights be furnished As the township supervisors signified their willingness to pay for the lighting and add it on the tax assessments of the citizens. The Light company after investigating the situation informed the committee that it would cwt $2500, to make the Extension of lines necessary and As they had not the Money to do the work it would im1 necessary to arrange a Way to finance the proposition before the improvement might he realized. The Community club is composed of some mighty Bright men. And they fail to see just where $2500 would have to be spent As they claim the improvement will Only necessitate the erection of six new poles and As wire is cheap at this time surely the balance of expenses will not mount to the prohibitive figures spoken of. Again will the committee Call upon the officials of the lighting company and this time Winnd with arguments pro and Eon to the lighting quest Ion. Edgely must have lights no matter what extremes the citizens must go to in Orth r to secure them. Store and Iii the near future most of tin Auto accessory shopping in tilt. District will be done their. Fastest game yet at merchants Field decide season championship game caled 3.15 things too Long around Here to be expected to accept defeat in Advance but their fight must he a fair one. I Here will ii Independent watchers at the pulling places and any of the old Strong Arm methods of attempting to buttonhole and influence of intimidate a voter by a member of the gang will be noted and in letters Large enough to be read by a Man half Blind will be proclaimed _ Iii the columns of this paper. Every instance of Ward heeler tactics wll Hilldale meets Bridesburg sunday to be recited Ami the name of the heeler and his victim or prospective victim will be published. In addition to All this. If the candidates of tin people Are counted out by Hickory As some inns happens Iii dose primary contests election Day still remains and another fight will he waged at the pulls on that tiny. If however the candidates of the people receive a fair and Square break and Are Defeated honorable if they Arf Defeated As in not Likely they will he. They will get out and work tooth and Nail fur Tho election of the candidates chosen. This is a Light of the majority and if the majority decrees that the present rulers of the destiny it the Borough shall continue to Rule Why so be it. They will continue without interruption in hindrance. Lot the above be taken by the powerful organisation digested and considered seriously it is an open avowal of an intention and an intention that will not by the Roadway Between the Points of the hollow Creek Bridge on the Northern end of the town to the Railroad Bridge on Otter Street on the Western extremity. These holes that were tabulated with great care Are not a Complete list of ruts and bumps but Are Only the distinct and Well defined Holts realized at this and ruts left by plumbers and other without a doubt the finest game of base in 11 Ever seen in Bristol will be played at the merchants Field on sunday afternoon when the Hilldale team w ill meet the fast by iries Burg aggregation. This game will practically decide the sup Emery Between these two fast going bail clubs so Fai this season the Bridesburg team have had the Edge on Hilldale to the extent of one game but the col ired players intend that this game will wipe out the difference. Before Hilldale had made arrangements to play Here regularly on each sunday they had hooked a game in new York for this coming week. manager Thomas made arrangements with Chappie Johnson a Norfolk stars to meet Bridesburg. When deviated Hildale heard that Bridesburg were who tear up the Highway ostensibly at will. If an attempt Mer made to count every bump on flies the principal thoroughfares of this do paved town it would fake a three experts several Days to completely compute the figures Ais the ii ail adding machine would have to be caled into use that would Register at least six figures. A very weak attempt to n pair the worst Hump Aud rut which was right in front of the water works was made some Short time ago by the Street department but like most of the work done by than it was Only half done and not even started properly so conditions at ibis pout Are practically As bad As they were before. A j it is Des Majeste. To ask any one in authority when Relief May be expected on these thoroughfares so a1 i the Long suffering Public can do is i pay their taxes and take what is Given them anti be glad very glad that they Are allowed to breathe the air of this Borough. From in the slightest particular. Fight fair and it you Are returned the Winner you will be Given All the honors accruing from the Victory resort to political trickery or intent ideation Aud you will have another tight on your hands on election Flay. Birthday party for Thomas Slater. Or. Or. And mrs. Thomas Slater of 4 00 Market Street gave a party in Honor of their son Thomas jr., second birthday. Baby games were enjoyed by All who played. The dining room was Beauty oily decorated Iii Pink All were surprised to Sec in the Center of the table a Large birth Loula dries is the proud owner of a Lay cake with two candles. Among Louis dries proud owner of new Hudson a Hudson touring limousine and it is Safe to state that it is the most perfectly appointed automobile owned by any resident of the lower county. Delivery was made to or. Dries on wednesday. Or. Dries has been awaiting delivery on a Hudson Sedan ordered Early in june but this is one Model that it is practically impossible to get at this time. As he was anxious to get i. New ear and insisted on to closed Model the progressive furniture dealer was induced to pay the i extra charges and buy the luxurious pulling limousine. It la indeed a thing of Beauty and an Ideal family car fluid with All of the finer a Point cents. Found on Only the highest priced and most exclusive automobiles. Those present were Beatrice will iams Catherine Roche Anna Ulrick Marie Brennan Mae Slater Jennie Slater Margaret Slater Mug Wright mrs. J. Slat r. William Slater and or. And mrs. T. Slaier. To to the opposing team in anxious Wen they to meet them that they made arrangements with Johnson to fulfil their new y Ork Date Ami they will he on the Job Here to wipe out that one defeat. Rile foregoing indicates just what sort of a game will be played when the management of a team sacrifices Money in outer to play Oft a grudge. Every play during the contest will be Snappy and fast and it is dollars to doughnuts that the Umpire will have his hands full placating the players if he is called upon to make any close decisions. The line up of Hilldale will be As follows Briggs c. F., Francis s. S., White i. F., Santop. C., j. Johnson i f., Allen i a. Cockerell p., a Johnson 3 by a ,2 pitchers Florney Rector. Alberton and Whitworth. Stevens the regular shortstop May be Hack n the line up if his split Finger is sufficiently healed and if he does play Francis will go to third base. War time Friend to visit e. Linton Martin Alexander Brothers take another step Forward special devotions held for third order monday and tuesday of this week Many members of St. Marks Church were seen wending their Way to that edifice there to attend special devotion.-. These devotions were a Stah lashed by St. Francis Assisi in one of three churches know Sias the Church of port i Linen la. Designated in the year 1221, for the devotional feast celebrated on August 2, in which the third order of St. Francis is canonically establish d. By tin latter in the Edgely school controversy or. Schlaefer has a very Good Chance of beating the present incumbent. The new candidate is a resident of Headley Manor and is very much Iii favor of not Only continuing til Edgely school but advocates enlarging it As necessity demands thus precluding the necessity of Edgely scholars and particularly the younger children from making the journey to Harriman to a Hen school. Or. Freeland it is understood Isop posed to the Edgely school and ii is on this Point that the contest will be waged. Newportville and oth a outlying Points in the several sections of the township have already stated in most positive terms there ideas of the manner in which the administration of township school affairs arc being handled by the present commissioners and it is expected Haf More than one Surprise will be registered when last minute announce ments of candidates Are made. This is undoubtedly the Peoples year and the death Knell of Bossis will be sounded in every Section of lower Bucks. Old Boatmen royally entertained in Bristol A. Barrett in charge of local reception goes Mauch chunk party delightful time mrs. Alfred Mclaughlin goes to Arizona mrs. Alfred Mclaughlin of 400 Jefferson Avenue left on wednesday to join her husband in tuscan Arizona. Or. Mclaughln left Here about a month ago to join his father. Julian Mclaughlin who was formerly a member of the local police Force leaving Here several years ago. To accept a position with a Railroad in the West where his son will make his i it tire Home. Speed boat Arrow makes Ricord run Katherine Scott entertains Burlington school friends Tho rain of tuesday afternoon caused a change of program for a Quot Doggie Quot roast on Burlington Island Park that had been arranged by miss Kathryn Scott daughter of or. And mrs. Thomas Scott of Radcliffe Street for a party of schoolmates from St. Mary a school in Burlington n. J. However Hie or. Francis he in of Montpelier Vermont will up mid the week end with or. E. Linton Martin of 315 Radcliffe Street. Or. He in while a radio Ensign of the United states Navy spent a year and a half a radio expert during the late War travelling through England France. Russia Greece. Turkey and Italy a Ting or. Martins service on the High seas As a wireless operator they were inure companions and or. Ehlers visit to this Section is with the intention of pursuing a course Iii aviation. Bocks county ga2atte has another birthday for real business progressiveness there is no firm in Bristol More de serving of credit than Alexander Brothers who operate the up to Date Delicatessen store on Mill Street. They have recently introduced an entirely new innovation the roasting of peanuts by electricity and then claim is that they sell the Best peanuts Iii Bucks county As a consequence. This new roaster is a rather new departure and its no no fact u rent guarantee that it will roast the Lucious nuts and retain in their kernels every part Lei of butter. As a consequence. Alexanders have dubbed their peanuts a butter kissed. When this establishment was open d the calamity howlers of Tho town said that it could not thrive yet with consistent advertising done hostess was equal to the occasion and despite the inclement weather had the original program carried out at her parents Home. While the raindrops pattered without tie party of fifteen girls did ample Justice to the feast and the Day was pleasantly spent in music song and mirth. With the Issue of this week the Bucks county gaze in enters its for principally Iii the columns of the Inyoung to ninth year of service to the news dependent they have built up a bus Pap readers of this Community Ness that is constantly and Contin the present owner. William Quot Bill Quot Ousby flourishing. Remine has been connected with the publication for the past Twenty six years and for him and the publication the Independent expresses the wish that they will enjoy Many More years of successful Ami Well j patronized Endeavor. In an advertisement on another Page of this Issue they announce that they will in the future off Fer the largest plate of ice Cream Iii America for ten cents. Seems like Lief Ere the War times Are about to Lei urn monday evening Lovell and Jackson a Speed inuit a narrow carried a scion party of High school admits i rom Burlington to Philadelphia making the return trip Horn Vine sire Public Landing to Burlington wharf in on hour Ami 2s minutes. Funeral of fallsingt0n hero held sunday the body of Edward Watson arrived in Alising ton yesterday i rom France where he was killed in action three years ago. A military til Lier a i will a held in a saints memorial Church sunday. Arrhe Young Man had a Large number of friends in and around Bristol the american legion members Are requested to attend. Former Bristol resident Dies in Hulmeville following an illness of two week.-. John m. Barton a forint resident of Bath Street this Borough died tuesday afternoon at the Home of his son. Benjamin where an attack of Brights disease cause his demise. He is survived by one son and daughter along with Tiree Brothers and two Sisters. Funeral will take place today. A they Fame. They saw they conquered this application undoubtedly applies to the arrival Here on saturday last of the Veteran Boatmen who made the journey from Mauch chunk of 108 Miles on a scow comfortably fitted up for the trip of these old timers who journeyed Here to renew the memories of other Days. Upon their arrival opposite the fourth Ward Bank of the canal of the Lehigh Coal and navigation co., nearly every Home in that sect Ion displayed a Royal Welcome with its dec of at ions of a old passing along through the last three locks of their trip their staunch Craft a Mabel Quot with the faithful mule who furnished the Power of locomotion they arrived at the Basin where they were first welcomed by superintendent Terence Donnelly of the canal company. Then Captain Mulhearn gave eiders in compliance with an invitation they had received from or. P. A. Barrett of Beaver Street to return aver the course and ti1 up at the a old forge Bridge Quot where they would i tendered a reception by tilth old and Young friends along with Many who had migrated from Munch chunk to this Tow n years ago. During that ter Noc ii the old timers were taken Iii autos under the guid Anet let or. Barrett Over he High ways of Lover Bucks county and As the Apt am of the Crew expressed it. A hey never received such a shaking up As they got Riding Over the Many tuts ii the roads hereabouts since they were boy. A sliding Down old Grimes cellar i poll their return a sumptuous repast was prepared for them at the Barrett Home. To which Many old Boatmen who reside Here were invited. Following the feast of Good things an evening reception was held on the boat where a Large gathering were entertained by stories of boating Days and discussions by Captain of the Fleet. Edward m. Mulhearn. Who is known As the a Silver tongued orator Quot of Carbon county. Sunday morning Iii keeping with their Early training the entire Crew attended mass at St. Marks Catholic Church where Many old friends greeted them which brought to their mind a meeting on their Way through the canal of John and Joseph simmers nearly 80 years of age. Who have been boating continuously sine 1856. The Brothers reside on a farm along the old Durham Road near the Haycock mountains. After returning from Church Din continued on Page three can club and committees were appointed to Walt upon prospective candidates in order to secure their const at to make a fight on primary Day for nomination for the varous offices to be contested for at the election Iii november. The firemen instead of sitting by and taking the crumbs that drop from the political table intend this year to sit Down at the t ii by helping and get some of the choicest cuts. Committees were appointed to wait upon chief Franklin Gilkeson and w. Ii. Ii. Fine with the request that the former stand for the nomination for Burgess and the latter enter the lists As a candidate for tax collector. Another committee is to wait upon Wesley Spencer in an Endeavor to induce him to make the run for Council in the third Ward and in th1 event that he refuses to stand they have the Power to select another candidate to take his place. On candidate from the second and another from the fifth Ward will be approached and the meeting decided not to divulge their names until their consent or refusal had been secured. Rile meeting As a whole decided that it would be expedient this year to Center their efforts on just one candidate in each Ward this particularly to apply to the Cornic manic contests. Even though there Are two councilmen to be elected from each Ward this year Only one will be mime by the firemen As they feel they would lather be assured of the election of one than to make a fight with two and not elect either. This political movement on the part of the firemen was decided on Only after they had convinced themselves that there was no possibility of them getting recognition from the machine candidates now in Power. The fact that it is necessary for these nun who look after the interests and protect the Homes of the citizens of this Community to go out from door to door Selling tickets for benefits an what not in order to keep their Treasury in a condition to allow them to keep up their equipment is the main reason that they ate entering this fight entering it for Justice. Last year among five fire companies the Borough fathers graciously distributed $2560. Just think of it this int Agre amount to buy gasoline new tires new parts for cars new equipment of any and outside of Hose and to pay for Coal to heat their quarters. It is preposterous. In addition to this the Hook and ladder machine has been out of commission for a year practically. Months ago a motion was placed before Council asking that they make an appropriation to provide motive Power for this piece of most necessary equipment. Every member of Council present was in favor of complying with the request of the fireman who were not asking anything for themselves simply requesting that they be furnished with this extra apparatus in order to assure them of being better Able to Cantor the citizens of Bristol in Case the necessity developed at a fire to use ladders. There was one member of Council absent the evening i his nest Ion w As brought up and up to this time this Many a say so has always amounted to More than the mire fourteen votes of his fellow members. The fact that he was not present held the matter in abeyance Tor his henchmen refused to make a move until he had been heard on the subject. The matter was referred to the fire committee at that meeting and when the committee of which the absent member is an important Factor discussed the matter with him he decided at once that tie Borough had no funds to a Ake the town safer to live in. It i it lather strange that there Are no funds available to help keep up the efficiency of the fire department yet there can always be found Flint to distribute Loose stones around on the various thoroughfares of the town. This is Why the firemen want some representatives in Council who Are not Lin tier the dominance of the they want to find out it Thoro is no Money Why there is not. They will Fri out for they Are determined and a determined body of men with As Large an organization As the fire depart Merit behind them will Sway a mighty Bun in of votes. The full personal of the firemen a Independent Republican ticket will probably in announced next week. For rent House for rent. Pond Street just off Jefferson Avenue. Inquire National hardware 8-5-t. F

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