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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - December 24, 1925, Bristol, PennsylvaniaThe ind Epen int has a larger prepaid circulation than any other paper in lower Bucks county vol. 6.�? no. 26. Bristol. A. Thursday. December 24. 1925. Five cents the copy insurance ses out real Bosses of Western association show How game is played in their stronghold miss Girton to wed thursday afternoon mrs. Doane s gift for the children a a Mill popular local girl to become Bride of Bloomfield Man wedding at St. James Erie dispatch Herald in a Issue carried a Story that interesting Reading in throughout the state for the recent will make Bristol and that matter. It says a Erie manufacturers yesterday repudiated Joseph it. Grundy by directing the cancellation of insurance policies in the Pennsylvania manufacturers association casualty insurance company amounting to thousands of dollars and re insuring immediately in the Liberty Mutual company of Boston. A never in or. Grundy a business history has he suffered such an overwhelming defeat As that which was administered yesterday. A that the action of the Erie manufacturer in opposing the injection of a Grundy ism in the conduct of their a affairs will have a far reaching effect is generally admitted. A it May Mark the end of or. Grundy a administration of the affairs of the Pennsylvania manufacturers association Many members of which throughout the state Are tired of his administration and who Hae been waiting for some one to take the Lead in an anti Grundy movement. A the fight with or. Grundy opened when it was proposed to remove from the District s. Miles Lippincott. Safety Engineer and Dana e. Jones Secretary of the Erie manufacturers association. A emr. Grundy discovered that the they and he show Erie manufacturers meant what said and that or. Lippincott or. Jones were not disturbed came Here yesterday for a Down and his Bluff was called. A emr. Grundy was told flatly that he could not run the affairs of the Erie association and to prove that they meant what they said the Erie manufacturers announced their withdrawal from the Grundy company and transferred their policies to the Liberty Mutual. A was a result of this move or. Jones will remain in charge of the insurance business of capacity with the Liberty Mutual As he. Did with the Grundy company and a. Rorig will continue As claim a Joseph r. Grundy Woolen manufacturer of Bristol the founder president and chief factotum of the Pennsylvania manufacturers association. Has Long been Active in Buck county politics and has Given to tie state organization of manufacturers i phase of centralized political Power in Pennsylvania in which lie is accredited with the voluntary title of a a Ellis chief adjutant in manipulating t pm destinies of the Commonwealth. Politically is charges w. Hill one time collector of the port of Philadelphia trained in the finesse of political Craft under Ilia Tutelage of the late United states senator after a honeymoon in Atlantic City Young couple will take up residence in Bloomfield Street poet contributes seasonal verse for the youngsters mrs. William Doane who thru her local contributions from time to time has gained the title of a Mill Street poet a pauses in her Home and Church activities to give the children a Christmas thought in verse. Under the title a Christmas a mrs. Doane writes a Rorr school is out Penn Valley Man killed by Auto truck teachers and kiddies both glad 1 their Freedom for Brief spell of a glad in the Freedom of school let teachers and scholars Are taking on a bustling attitude. The children will run errands and in a thousand ways help mama with the preparations for Christmas. Nearly ail of the teachers will Hustle to packing their satchels and suit eases and homeward turn. Among these will be found mrs. Walter West to Reading misses Emma Druckenmille Sellersville Eva Soliday. Sellersville Emma Anthony Hanover Minnie Rod Reck Doylestown Annie heritage Tini rum Sarah Deihl. Bedminster Laura Ellis Del mar Del. Elizabeth week will Speed ten Days with relatives in Lancaster Anna Brady Camden n. Fhe Watson Fallsington miss Shaeffer it. Nion Helen Lumis. Birchrunville Elizabeth Endicott Eddington Elizabeth Flum Hul Neville Sarah Lear Doylestown Gnevieve Lane. Elmira Frances Lane red Bank n. Deputy sheriff Albert Cooper of Morris Ilij. Expects to make an arrest shortly in the death of Olaf Johnson of Penn Valley who was run Down and killed monday night by a truck on the1 Penn Valley canal Bridge. The Driver has not yet been identified. Johnson had been visiting near the scene of the Accident and started Home. When he reached the Bridge it is said the truck approached and before he could get out of the Road he was run Down. The Man was rendered unconscious and died a few minutes later from a crushed Skull. Ohnson who was 12 years old was employed As a farm hand for Harrison Mershon. Deputy Coronet Young of Bristol viewed the body and had it removed to the morgue of Jesse Morris in Morrisville. At 3 of clock thursday afternoon at the rectory of St. James miss Natalie Girton will be United in marriage to or. Clarence Chamberlain of Bloomfeld n. Tulve ceremony will be performed by Rev. Henry Stuart Paynter Rector of St. James. Miss Lillian Irwin will attend the Bride and or. Cornelius nearing of Martins Creek will be Best Man. Miss Girton will Wear peach coloured Georgette Over a Pink silk slip with hat to match. White chrysanthemums will be carried. Miss Irwin will Wear periwinkle Georgette Over yellow silk slip and Black hat. She will Cany Orchid Cal Rod cd r Ysa n them urns. The reception at 4 of clock will be held at the Home of the Bride s grandmother mrs. Caleb Rue. Of Edgely. About fifty guests have been invited. Miss Girton has had Many Beautiful and useful gifts sent to her. At the close of the reception the Bride and Groom will take their de �?zot1>c parture for a honeymoon to be spent Conners in Atlantic City. On their return or. And mrs. Chamberlain will take up their Home in Bloomfield. Miss Girton is the daughter of or. Louis Girton. And has Many friends Here. The out of town guests invited ire or. And mrs. I. Chamberlain Berwick or. And mrs. Charles Sherman. Berwick or. And mrs. George Chamberlain Wollaston mass., or and mrs. Victor Morgan Princeton or. And mrs. 4. L. Jennings Gloucester n. J., mrs. Mary Mullen Philadelphia. I and mrs. H. G. Reader Newtown or. William Ellis Newtown. Or. And mrs. L. K. Miller and daughters. Trenton or. E. Som Merfeld Trenton. Or. George som Merfeld and Azel Sommerfeld Philadelphia. A tis Christmas eve come children hurry off to bed for Santa Claus will soon be Here with his Reindeer and his sled. You la see him in your dreams 1 know As Over the housetops thru the Snow he rushes Down the Chimney space and leaves your gifts by the old fire place. Two Little curly Heads lying in Snow White Beds dreaming of Joys and glee Christmas morning. Of american legion Toa a. _ play Santa Claus publication says Eric men were stubborn and called big chiefs Bluff Bristol Post to Supply tree for Christmas festivities at child Billet in new Jersey the tree a without which there can be 110 real Christmas Joy for the kiddies is to be supplied by the Robert Bracken Post this year for the yuletide festivities of the american legion child Billet no. 3. At Clarks Boro n. When one considers the Billet in terms of Trees one tree More or less seems almost superfluous. Oil a he grounds of tie institution there Are great White Pines that hum drops i trolling the Choice of ily in the wind As it tosses their out governor and United commenting on the affair the United states review and insurance world a in its Issue of december 19t a says a Joseph r. Grundy the Pennsylvania manufacturer political Boss who is credited with designs of con candidates for states senator of i t b pen n branches. And two stretched sycamores East Side of tin Houst above it their mottled Lant 1 in of great age stand on the severe Pennsylvania next Spring got a blow to both his business and. A tis Christmas Day the Hells ring out the children Wake up with a shout a ooh Mother daddy a come and see what Santa Claus has brought to and then a Hundred question hurl till your poor head seems in a whirl but 0i1, the Joy on Christmas Day with a Little Hoy and girl. A touch of color to the dark landscape of Winter while the whole Road is bordered for a mile with spreading soft Maples. But still there must be one More and Tower political prestige in bark lending j week. Erie pa., last tree a tree to glow and glitter and make Little sparkles come into the 1 i child a eyes As he first sees its glory. Will will a according to accounts from Erie the manufacturer Boss in Pennsylvania politics tried to Bend the manufacturers association of Erie to Liis imperious will and his Bluff was called. As he upshot of it the undivided membership of the manufacturers association of Erie has withdrawn the entire volume business insured in Grundy a Sylvania manufacturers association casualty insurance company of Philadelphia and transferred it in bulk to the Liberty Mutual insurance company of Boston. A it is announced by the manufacturers association of Erie that in addition to flatly repudiating Joseph r. Grundy eight members of the association will be appointed As a Liberty Mutual advisory Board for Western Pennsylvania. The Liberty Mutual will write the full lines of workmen a compensation Public liability automobile risks and Fidelity Bonds. The reinsurance of the business of the membership of the manufacturers association of Erie took effect december 11.�?� that tree the Christmas tree come from Bristol this year and smelled a wet what policeman Conners the suspicious smell at least of wine whiskey and a cordial stronger than grape juice was found in a Satchel being carried thru the streets Early sunday morning by Michael Liberatore of 32 4 Brook Street. Mike was tugging away at the Satchel when Conners thought head be on time and Replete with Decora t ions. Suppose each proud Parent who is trying to conceal somewhere in the House those mysterious packages which belong to this time of year were to find his family enlarged until it included ten children and rat Lupi it of it further that any number of kind hearted people in the length and Width of five neighbouring states says had were daily adding to those packages until the number of them had reached staggering proportions picture it and one has a glimpse of the sit nation As Christmas approaches at the child Billet. Pennsylvania leads the list joined by new Jersey Maryland. Neva York and Delaware. Posts and auxiliaries from cities towns and country have presents for children at Forrest theatre Santa Claus to Greet youngsters at special matinee next saturday Xmas tree big feature fire chief issues Christmas warning cautions householders and merchants of the fire dangers at this time of year take a Peep at its contents. U to to joined in wonderful remembrance Liberatore was taken before jus jul to Tice Kraft charged with illegal transportation. He was Given a preliminary hearing and held under $1,000 bail for a further hearing to await the outcome of chemical analysis. A further hearing will be held january 8th, it was stated at police Headquarters. Bristol High bows to Taylor business College chit Chat my. High miss and mrs. John Mary heist 11, Brudon win be Christmas dinner guests of of or. And the and Madison coach Roy Hoff a of the school is beginning to reap the benefits of hard work extended in the j mrs. Harvey Deiterich development of a basketball team Street. Miss Mary Grimes of the Irving school of new York will be the at the colonial wonderful entertainment is in store for the patrons of the colonial theatre next wednesday when a Vic Dyson will be presented. This Arrow a great Western affords ant enjoyment for those who look excitement of a pie j. Messes. F. Butz Kutztown Rev Hoffman Oley Warren Sny for the Der Catasauqua r. Reed Philadel fight and for those who phia. Metropolitan minstrels net $250 for Charity As near As can be determined at ibis writing the amount of Money realized from the two performance sing of the metropolitan minstrels last week will run around $2 50. This sum will be turned Over to Walter f. Leedom for distribution in local charities. As a show. Die metropolitan minstrels was All that could be desired and the staff of performers from the local cil ices of the metropolitan life ins Biauce company did excellent work in their respective parts tinder the Able direction of Joe Hortiz Well known locally As a minstrel Man of outstanding ability. The attendance was not what the local men had hoped for the opening night showing a House of about 1000, but the following night there was a much smaller crowd. This was no reflection on the performance itself however and the e nearness of the Christmas season was held responsible. In tin minds of the committee. For the poor attendance on the second night. Many of the committee now believe that it would have been better to have confined the show to one performance. So a rising prefer a thrilling plot and Good acting. Ben Wilson who plays a Vic Dyson with All the Ardour he always instills in his work is most convincing As a tighter ant Lover who can handle a delicate situation and with Neva Gerber piling opposite him the result is All that the most exact movie fan can look for. Worthy of representing Bristol High. Last Friday evening in the lutheran auditorium one of the fastest games of basketball was played Here since the Days of the famous Bristol league team. I Taylor business school of Philadelphia invaded Bristol with a great rep a fast team and All the conf i Donee in the world while Unlierald-1 de the High school lads filed onto j the court with grim expressions by their faces determined to do their very Best. The final outcome Taylor 21, Bristol 17. 1 local boys Reserve the greatest Praise for the wonderful spirit and fight they showed against a much older and experienced team. The girls team Defeated their opponents the Taylor business school girls by the score of 36-23. Credit j is also due them for the fast game played. Was the of of or 261 and mrs. Arth Madison Street. Only e0ttr veterans left former manager of baseball club charged with shortage Edward s. Gilbert another of the a five remaining veterans of h. Clay j Wilfred Blakely who managed the Beatty Post 73, g. A. R., was Lait har Rinus baseball club last summer to rest in Beech Wood cemetery a the Twilight league was arrest on tuesday his death having an j under $300 Ball for the occurred Ai his Home in Corn next term of criminal court when Wells Heights on saturday. we required to answer the Gilbert was 82 years of age. Charge of illegal convert a of and deceased was a native of Ben amounting to $98.51. Said to belong Salem township and was born withholding moneys and property 011 the site now known As to the club an unincorporated As the old poor House farm. He in Gocia Tion. Listed in company h. 198th regi Money Lent Pennsylvania volunteers at Philadelphia on August 23, 1864. He took an Active part in the War and participated in All the Battles in which his company was engaged including the Battles of Petersburg and Richmond. His remaining comrades Are James jolly., James shall Michael Dougherty and Tain la 11 Dreth. Mar Cap st0rm warning annual gun shoot the annual Christmas shoot of the sportsmen a association was held yesterday at the Trenton fair grounds traps. It is an annual event held the wednesday before Christ Mas and was staged during the afternoon. In addition to the featured Turkey shoot there were dead Marks for chickens and other events. The weather Bureau has issued the following storm warning a advisory Northwest storm warnings ordered 3 p. M., Jacksonville Fla. To new York City. Disturbance Over Atlantic states will Center off Southern new England coast. Will move northeastward and be followed by rapidly rising pressure and Strong Northwest winds possibly reaching Gale Force commercial i sent Ian done 1 represented funds collected by the Ball a by a at baseball games during the league season. When president George Schmidt treasurer James Mangan and manager George Capewell demanded Blakely turn the Money Over to them he refused to turn Over $25 which he claimed due him. For services rendered. It was testified at Thi Haring that the contracts of All players including manage called for All services of be rendered gratuitously. The Case has caused quite a stir Here. Blakely lives at 1008 North Twenty first Street. Philadelphia. It is said that the total possible water Power output of French Rivers la several times the present output of French Cal. Printing of every de by us. Phone 26. Adv Holiday guest or afflerbach or. And mrs. Fred Becker entertained recently in Honor of Ait s. Beckers birthday and anniversary of their wedding Day. The game of pinochle was played and favors were won by miss Eva solliday or. H Deiterich and or. John Bruden. Or. And mrs. Becker were the recipient of a number of gifts. Or. George Eggert of Mayland was buried on Friday in Somerton or. Eggert was in the 7 8th year of his age and died on wednesday december 16th. At Eddington. Or. And mrs. John p. Betz sr., of 725 Radcliffe Street will entertain on sunday at Christmas dinner or. And mrs. Mark Walter and two children or. And mrs. H. G. Mcnabb and daughter Jean and or. And mrs. John p. Betz. ., of Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. John p. Betz sr., of will be the guests on Christmas Day of or. And mrs. H. G. Mcnabb of Germantown. Or. And mrs. We. G. Buckman of 933 Radcliffe Street recently entertained a number of relatives in Honor of the birthday anniversary of mrs. Buck Niani smother. Or. And mrs. John Downs of 1007 Radcliffe Street will entertain from saturday Lor three Day mrs. Frank Adams and from saturday for two weeks mrs. Harriet Ness. Or. And mrs. Ii. A. Jens Nitts of 1202 Pond Street left today 10 spend ten Days with their daughter and family in Cranford n. J., and a Friend in new York City. Or. And mrs. Harry Simpson and miss Anna Simpson of Sharon Hill or. And mrs. We. Mcnally and family of Oak Lane and mrs. Cor-1 Neilia Craig of Philadelphia will be the guests of or. And mrs. Chris Buckler jr., on Christmas Day. Mrs. H. D. Webb and sister miss Georgine Mac Michael who is making an extended visit with mrs. Webb left 011 wednesday to spend a couple of Days with their parents in Munsey. Airs. Webb will join or. Webb on Christmas Day and remain Over night at his Home in Montgomery. With an Effort to make up to the Little folks in Hie Billet Lor All that they Lack the love of a real father and Mother. Therefore trucks from this store and that express packages parcel Post packages bundles and boxes brought by automobiles freight parcels All Are converging on the big White orphanage. There will be plenty of visitors at the Billet on Christmas Day for at least a dozen log ii posts and auxiliaries Are planning to attend most of them hearing gifts of All imaginable sorts. The hearts of the children will beat High with happiness and it is to be hoped their stomachs will get through the Day without rebellion since it is morally certain that a Candy will be every ones first thought. The principal ceremony on Christmas Day will be the official presentation of some handsome playground a Uip ment by the Philadelphia Sci Ture no. 1. Of the society of forty end eight. Raymond o. Eyler. The chef de Gare will be on hand to make an address. Butler and Kendrick in newest Row Philadelphia mayor wants police head to quit and Butler says he wont Mavor Kendrick and director o safety Butler of Philadelphia Are at swords joints with one another again Kendrick ordered Butler to turn in office Over to George Elliott. Assistant director at noon wednesday. General Butler refused to a sign. He in turn demanded of the m my a statement of reasons for his request he informed or. Kendo ick he knew it i no reason Why he should resign. La told him he had done nothing we a cd 1 would justify the mayors request tha he leave office. General Butler be tiday resigned his commission As a brigadier general of the United states Marine corps. The mayors request for his Resi nation was deliver d to him a lev. Hours ait01 he had posted a letter to major Jem a Lejeune. Commandant of the Marine corps con mining i Boimal resignation he posted the letter after Kendrick had informed him j ministration did not desire the services of a resigned Marine officer a die Vetor of Public safety. General Butler refused to accept that verbal statement As dismissal. Thus the general a dec Ision to qui it j the marines and remain Here As director of Public so Eil precipitated a Climax in the relations Between him and the mayor which unquestionably will Lead to the dismissal of the director. The Forrest theatre management will help add cheer to the youngsters in saturday when a real live j Santa Claus will distribute presents j to every child pres Coj at the after show. Manager a Al. Lynn has booked some win Zefful i clues for. The coming week. Turchie cd amp Art in a old clothes a will be show 11 next monday and tuesday. Jackie Cadogan As a son of Erin and Max Davidson As a son of Abraham become partners in a old clothes a the juveniles stars latest production which was written by Willard Mack directed by Eddie Cline and supervised by Jack Coo Gan or. A go West a Buster Keaton a laugh riot of the great open spaces will be aha in next wednesday Anu thursday is the big comedy that took More than six months to make and in which thousands of cattle and any real cowboys take part. The Frozen faced comedian and his company spent a month 011 location in Arizona working in a desert temperature of 120 degrees to a a shoot a some of the big scenes. The plot of a go West is a scream and unfolds the adventures of a Small town youth who leaves Home and Tours the country in a Boxcar finally getting kicked off the train in the far West. He develops into the strangest Cowboy in Captivity and keeps involving himself in ludicrous situations. Beautiful Kathleen Myers is busters leading lady. Howard Trues Dale and Ray Thompson Are prominent members of the supporting cast. A go West was produced under the Joseph m. Schenck Banner for metro Goldwyn Mayer release. A it is important at this time 10 warn the citizens of Bristol to be unusually careful concerning the erection of Christmas Trees and the placing of other Green decorations in the houses stores schools churches and All Othet buildings in the town a says fire chief Gilkeson. A unusual care should be used in the decoration of a Christmas tree. Under no Dooma troyes whether should it be lighted by candles or any botnet artificial Light except electricity and when this form of illumination is us def All wires leading to in and around the tree should be insulated. A it is also important that Evergreen made up in wreaths and Strung around and about buildings should not but placed on or around electric lights or w ires. A there is not so much danger in Christmas Trees and other decoration taking tire when they Are first placed in a building and while they Are it v fresh or Green state but there is great danger of fire occurring among the Alec decorations As soon As they become d by. A i. Therefore Hope the people of Bristol will remove Christmas Trees and other Green decorations just a soon As they become dry and Brittle and this condition will take place about the first of the new year. A fall Given decorations when removed should be taken to a Safe place and destroyed immediately by fire and 1 caution parents that under no consideration whatever should Small children be permitted to set fire to it Christmas tree because a christinas tree w ill immediately burst into flames As soon As it is set on fire. A merchants should use the utmost care and judgement in decorating their window s with christinas greens or any other artificial Means such is paper Cotton etc., in order that none of the above mentioned things a placed around electric Light bulbs or come in Contact with electric Light Community tree for Croydon folks Santa Claus is going to be there too Carol singing in the streets in keeping with the Ever increasing popularity of Community festivities the people of Croydon Are to have Carol singing and a Community tree this year. The tree handsomely lighted and Laden with inexpensive gifts will be located at state Road and Cedar Avenue and the festivities will begin at 8 of clock Christmas eve when the Carol singers will Start their rounds of the streets. Gifts will be distributed to the Small children of mayor j the Community and Santa Claus has 1 head a promised to spend a Short time with the Croydon folks in their merriment. The affair is under the auspices of the United chamber of Commerce. Old English fete mrs. William Buckman of $33 Radcliffe Street tells of attending recently an old English proce Balon and feast with minstrelsy Given by the contemporary club of Trenton. N. The strolling players comprised the a mistress of ceremonies a a her majesty a a her taster a and a ladies in after the feast the afternoon was spent in shakespearean. Of shakes Crew a sonnets living which were under first a life arts picture the direct chit Chat or and mrs. William Henser of Jefferson Avenue will take Christmas dinner with mrs. Francis sing icy of 907 Beaver Street. Kellerman again convicted George Kel Lennan former manager of the Philadelphia pure Rye whiskey distilling company warehouses at Eddington. Was convicted for the second time in the United states District court of offering Luther sterner a customs guard a bribe 01 $25,000 to allow him Access to 2500 barrels of old time Overholt w Hiskey Worth Over $200,000 stored in the distilling company a Plant. Thing. Sketch times songs Tion of or. Robdrt cram Ford director of Princeton conservatory of music. Living pictures embracing principal characters from a Othello a a a Winter a a Macbeth a a a you like it a a Henry but a a twelfth a measure for measure a and a two gentlemen of the drama department of the club gave a the shakespearean water cure a which comprised the characters of lady Macbeth Portia Juliet and Ophelia. Mrs. Buckman was the guest of mrs. Samuel Sharkey a former Bristol girl and known by most people As miss Ernestine Robbins a twin sister to miss Marie Robbins. Betrothal announced or. And mrs. Maurice Hellyer of 206 Cedar Street announce the betrothal of their daughter Erraa of. To or. Henry g. Minkema of 21$ Wod Street son of or. And mrs Everitt Minkema of Whita Asvul mass

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