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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - February 7, 1930, Bristol, Pennsylvania Bristol pa., Friday. February 7, 1930. To pages�?70 column five cents a copy. Two automobiles and big Cash prizes offered by the Independent in Busine in pm Low open $2,500 in valuable prizes to be Given away in circulation Campaign by the Bucks county Independent Dodge Sedan Chevrolet Sedan and several Hundred s in Ash to be awarded at the end of the next six weeks to the energetic men and women of Bristol and surrounding territory pc osts nothing to enter or to win and everybody wins something Campaign open to All presenting a list of probably the most valuable prizes Ever offered in this Section and to Mark the first years anniversary of our ownership of the Independent we Are announcing this week a unique profit sharing event in which a Dodge Sedan a Chevrolet Sedan and several hundreds of dollars in Cash will be Given As awards at the end of the next six weeks in a circulation and business building Campaign. The primary object of this Campaign is to get new and renewal subscriptions to the Independent and at the same time it affords readers and friends a splendid Opportunity to win some very valuable prizes. A everybody wins a think of it a a personal word in announcing the circulation and business building Campaign which the Independent inaugurates today we want to say that this Campaign is exactly what we say it is. For fifteen months the Independent has been under the ownership and management of the undersigned. It has won the Good will of the Community by playing fair being clean constructive helpful and interesting. We Nave demonstrated that this Community appreciates this kind of a newspaper. Now to broaden our Field and our influence and to give our readers new and old and prospective a Chance to Benefit with us we announce this business building Campaign. Everyone is free to enter it everyone will win something for we shall commission on All business obtained by those who May not happen of the prizes. No one can lose. The i workers the hustlers. Winners to win one will be the big heirs wishing All of you Good Luck go right after the prizes the Independent editor. John win. Colton a round about town two wonderful automobiles and four big Cash prizes and More than that a if you done twin one of the six prizes you will be paid a Cash com-1 Mission of ten per cent on All Busi i Ness that you turn in. Everybody wins and All the live wire men women and children Over 16 years of age in Bristol and surrounding territory Are cordially invited to enter and participate in this great profit sharing Campaign. You do not have to spend one cent to enter the Campaign or to win a prize. You done to even have to be a subscriber to the Independent in order to enter or to win. And you can win any one of the prizes in this Campaign by simply devoting your spare time to it so turn your it i sure into an Auto or Cash Here. Anti com i he Campaign is nov open will close six weeks from this ing saturday. The prizes 1st�?$975 Dodge Bros. Sedan 2nd�?$717 Chevrolet Sedan 3rd�?$100.00 in Cash 4th�?$50.00 in Cash 5th�?$30.00 in Cash 6tli�?$20.00 in Cash and a 10% Cash commission to All Active non prize win winners. How to win the awarding of the above six prizes will be determined by a Points a which will be Given with each Cash subscription payment either on old or new subscribers to continued on Page four he never ducks. A it. Is to or. Grundy a credit a said senator Borah during the attack on the Bristol Man in the Senate last saturday a that lie has not denied the assertions concerning the president elect attributed to him in the speech of december 18. 1928.�?� those who know him Hest say that j or. Grundy never resorts to the Petty and futile practise often Fol i Lowed by less w ise or less pow Erful 5 Public figures of declaring i Nisei i a a misquoted when some Embarrass j ing remark is dug up from out of l fined for disorderly conduct defendant held for further hearing on allegation that he attacked chief Jones while chief was driving car questions of the Senate lobby committee made him a National character and paved the Way for his appointment by governor Fisher. But one cannot doubt that or. Grundy As senator from Pennsylvania wishes that his remarks As Al an aftermath of the fights tha have been occurring with too mud regularity in the fourth Ward sat urday nights was the arrest last sat inlay night of Samuel revese o Penn Street charged with disorderly private citizen at a private meeting j conduct assault and Battery and reel men engaged in the same kind of listing an officer. Revese was fined �?~11110 and costs on the disorderly conduct charge and held in $500 bail bail for a hearing on the other charges. Manufacturing As himself had b allowed to remain buried in the. Archives of the National association i of Wool manufacturers. In those re-1 Mal its he commented on president i hoovers Lack of legislative expense past of said it Herence and spoke of Hie a electorate said it. If it is something or. Gum adulterated by about one fourth or by did Well he did it and that s 40 p r cent of the women who Nev that. This frankness stood him in or knew anything about the Tariff. Who Good Stead in the investigation info Campaign expenditures some time ago. And Deal to do with his occupancy of the seat in the Senate today for his Frank outspoken answers to the and who i think from natural instinct because they have been led to doubtless it had a Good j believe Hajji quakes thing they Are not Sam la the Story goes that for some time there has been bad blood Between two crowds that frequent dances at the Beaver firehouse. There have been several fights during the last few weeks and complaint has been that made by Many peace Loving people in the neighbourhood. Mcgee will become superintendent of Public safety $3,000 salary is talked of Council to act monday Jones will remain chief of police and Mcgee will continue to be chief of consolidated fire company some opposition to proposed salary benefits of new department expected to be greater coordination and improvement in fire Hazard conditions James l. Mcgee will be appointed superintendent of Public safety by Burgess Anderson next week probably immediately after the Borough Council at a meeting to be held Bendy night ratifies a re Comenda lion of the fire and police commit yes that Mcgee be appointed. Hie police and fire committees mid a joint meeting last night attended by Burgess Anderson at a Vinci the change in the departments was discussed. Its recommendations will be presented to the Connell monday. Briefly these recommendations Smoketown Harmonica band and Johnny Buss make hit at grand awards Are made to High school graduates at class Day exercises mothers and fathers associations Honor students in february lass who have made Best records graduation exercises to be held next tuesday Honor pupils Are Mildred Mershon Clara Lerman and Noreen Whyatt r class Day exercises of the feb of the senior class who has attained Rumary class of 1930 were held in the the highest average in the Scholastic auditorium of the High school last course Iii mathematics John f. Evening. The program opened with Wright. Tho president s Welcome i. In by a prize of $5.00 to the boy or girl Dorothy Descamps. The class his j of the senior class w to attained the tory followed and was read by Mil highest general average in four years dred Randall. Marjorie Barkley j of High school English was Given to gave the class prophecy and the last j Mildred Mershon. Will and testament was read by Ruth the evenings program came to a Fisher followed by the class poem j close by the singing of the class recited by Marguerite Colgan. The song the music being composed by clasp play was Given by the seniors. Roberta Pearson and the words by following the play the awarding sue Strumfels. Of the prizes by the mothers and the graduation exercises will be fathers associations took place held on tuesday evening in the High those Given by the mothers were As school auditorium. Twenty three follows a prize of $5.00 to the girl seniors will be awarded their pathetic with last saturday night there was an this criticism of the president other fight and revese was arrest elect a Little More than a month de by officer Betz who called the after he had been fleeced and of the police station for a the chief voting privilege of the women of course was a a pie for the senators from the Western states who Are not going to forget or. Grundy a declaration on the witness stand that they should a talk Small on i Cai Tariff matters and whose Bailiwick from Jones responded driving the car and Betz and revese occupied the Back seat of the Green touring car. On the Way to the station it is de that proves broke away Betz and kicked chief Jones in lie labelled As a backward the Back of the head while Jones was As a regular of regulars a senator driving. Grundy cannot be anything but a i revese was locked up and Sun supporter of the president. Wore j Day was fined on the disorderly coolie to become ant administration he i duct charge and held in $500 bail would put himself in the same class for a hearing with Follette. Blaine Borah Nyhen Norris and of Turnr insurgents and this is not thinkable of or. Grundy. So one can easily imagine the embarrassment the digging up of that Boston speech has caused him for therein he said after remarking that. Or. Hoover had a slipped out of the the. Borough Conn j country and gone to continued on a that Bristol should not longer be handicapped by the presence of the Little old unused town Hall building in the Middle of Market Street at Radcliffe is the opinion of several i business men who ave taken up with members of Oil the matter of having the old Structure removed. With the building of the new municipal building any possible practical use of the old town Hall is said to have disappeared. If the Borough did not already have a Public Library the old building might serve such a purpose but at present its Steps serve chiefly As a lounging place for Young men who pass comments on those going by. Parking space is so valuable and so necessary that the land occupied by the old building might he put to much better use. When a Coal Van is backed up to discharge Coal into South air Erie seven tells rotarians about modern woodworking trend monday morning the time for the hearing arrived chief Jones asked for a continuance for further investigation and the Case was put Over in the same bail until february 14. Not Many weeks ago there was a free for All in which several Heads were battered and the ill feeling Between the combatants has not died Down. Both sides have friends but the charge of assault and Battery on chief Jones and that of resisting an officer seemingly has brought matters to a head. Another arrest Iii connection with these melees was that of Malison j Hutchinson who tuesday night was Johnny his Smoketown Harmonica band made a big hit at the grand theatre wednesday night when the band appeared in a Opportunity this band was formed a few weeks ago and has been practising at the Goodwill fire company rooms in Swain Street. Or. Buss has drilled and drilled the Mem a Bern until they have become an excellent musical organization. The audience demanded several encores wednesday night and so popular was the presentation that there certainly must be a reappearance of tile organization. Johnny Buss As a loader puts Rudy Vallee Paul Whiteman. Ben Bernie and All the rest of the so called stars to shame. In his plug hat. White trousers dress coat and blackface make up he hops around like Creatore at his Best and maybe i those boys done to produce the Harmony the players and Johnny deserve a lot of credit for their Fine performance. Fined $ to disorderly and costs conduct. On a charge of in the senior class who has been the kindest and who has done most for the welfare of the students through the four year course was awarded to Helen Simons. A prize of $5.00 to the girl who was voted the most useful in scholar ship conduct and time devoted to extra curricular activities was awarded to Dorothy descents. A prize of $5.00 to the member of the senior class who has been most useful in athletics during the present school year was awarded to sue Strumfels. A prize of $5.00 to the member of the class who has shown the greatest All around improvement during the school year was awarded to Reba Miller. Tile awards of the fathers association Are to the girl in the senior class having the highest average during the senior year Mildred Mershon. The prize was a wrist watch. A wretch to the boy of the senior class having the highest average during the senior year John f. Wright. A prize of $5.00 to the boys of the senior class who had perfect attendance during their High school course John of Wright and Albert Carnvale. A prize of $5.00 to the boy or girl diplomas. The Honor students Are j Mildred Mershon Clara Lei Man and Noreen Whyatt. I those who will be graduated Are classical course Marguerite col Gan Clara Lerman Roberta Pearson j Mildred Randall and sue Strumfels. J commercial course Lorene Barkley Marjorie Barkley Albert Carn Vale Charlotte Chamberlain Doro-1 thy Descamps Bertha Emanuale Ruth Fisher Harry Fuoco Mildred Mershon Reba Miller Anna Niccol Lucie Randolph Ella Ringgold Helen Simons and Noreen Whyatt. General course Samuel dries Theodore Hanson. Scientific course John f. Wright. The electric company building tin hate their affairs the profit sharing Entrance to Market Street from Rad system of the companies their meth Cliffe is blocked. At night people Jug in choosing designs for built in often Park their cars in such a Man-1woodwork and other interesting Doner that thin e is barely passage Wonny j tails of the company a business. The Between the Corner of the old relic Appeal of the Public nowadays is for and the parked cars. There certain j Beauty As Wei As Utility and or. By would not be room for a piece of Ramsey explained How his company Fin apparatus to go through. Selected it is believed that there is no real historical or sentimental value in the continued on Page four Martin t. Ramsey Eastern sales representative of Curtis companies inc., manufacturers of Woodwork was the guest speaker Ai the rotary club yesterday afternoon in the elks Home. Or. Ramsey was presented by Chauncey Stoneback sr., local representative of the Curtis companies. Or. Ramsey described interestingly the a self governing system by which the employees in the nine factories of the Curtis companies Vega operations of the ferryboat William e. Doron to some extent this week. S sandals rip plumbing out of local houses ice hampers ferry service ice in the River has hampered the notable colonial models at Low tide Hie ice in the slip of the Burlington Side has made it impossible to lower the Bridge to the deck of the boat and a twists have been compelled to leave thir cars in Burlington and do their business Here on foot. This inconvenience occurs Only v Hen the tide is at its rowdies and thieves have been doing serious damage to vacant houses in the Borough. William e. Doron reports that plumbing has been l ripped out of some of Bis houses in Washington and Buckley streets j and w Ater allowed to flood the cellars windows have been broken and other damage done. Or. Doron intends to put a Stop to this damage and has offered a Reward for the apprehension of anyone destroying his property. Eudy Vallee in song film at the Grane from which to make reproduction j Low est. Attractions at Riverside a sweetie a with Nancy Carroll Helen Kane and other Well known stars will be the singing talking film at the Riverside theatre tonight. This film is described As a a jazz made hit and has been Papular in the Large cities a comedy a just one and metro tone flying club will begin so and news b00kd i tomorrow afternoon and evening practise flights in april Hoot Gibson will be seen Iii his talking picture a a courting wildcats a get in on this Good thing $2,500.00 in Rich prizes a flying club organized a recently by local Young men interested in aviation will begin a course of instruction in flying at the Keystone air Field in april. Already the club will has had two meetings and the men Are keen for the coming of Good weather so that flights May begin. Pilots employed by the Keystone aircraft corporation will to instructors. A we Estern comedy. A talking comedy also is billed and added attractions. Monday tuesday and wednesday bring William Haines in his first talking picture a comedy a Navy blues a a Story of the destroyer Fleet. A comedy. A great gobs a and Paramount sound news also w ill he shown. Done to forget to turn to the independents special c Campaign announcement in this paper. There is a Page of very interesting Reading telling How you can win a splendid late Model automobile. Turn to the Page advertisement on Page five read every line of it. You will get the idea a once then act done to delay arc that Mcgee be named superintendent of Tho new department and that he retain his present position As chief of the consolidated fire company that chief Linford f. Jones be appointed chief of tre police department under supt. Mcgee. Since the resignation of former chief Mcguckin Jones has been acting chief. There is considerable discussion us to what salary should be paid the new superintendent. Some Memma of the Council feel that $3000 should be paid but there is opposition to this amount and a Compromise May follow although it is possible that the $3000 figure will stand. Rile Council at a special meeting held last monday night adopted an ordinance prepared by the Borough solicitor Howard i. James creating the department of Public safety which will include the police and fire departments and providing for the appointment of the superintendent. The ordinance puts the Power of appointment in the hands of the burp so a who also has Power to dismiss for cause. The Council also is Given Power to dismiss the superintendent. J he benefits which Are expected to come from the creation of the new7 department Are somewhat vague but it is believed by those who have favored the movement that there will be a general improvement in the two departments. The police department has been free under chief Jones from the bickering and Dis courtesies t hat marked previous administrations. Jones has been a Good chief and the Public would have been displeased if the new setup had failed to recognize his work. Mcgee is known As a Good fireman. His big Job is to train the members of the consolidated company to the same degree of skill in fighting fire that is possessed by the old Volunteer companies which have been in existence for Many years while Tho consolidated is hardly three years old. Chief Mcgee also is interested in preventing fired through doing whatever May be possible under the Law to compel proper precautionary measures by property of tiers. Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut Yankees known to All who listen in at the radio will be seen in his first singing picture a the Vagabond Lover a at the grand theatre monday and tuesday. Vallee sings four popular songs which Are Woven into a romantic Story. There also will be to o comedies and movie tone news. The show tonight will be Rod la Ilo que in a romantic presentation a the delightful saturday afternoon and evening a comedy film feat a ring Frank Craven in a the very idea a will be the main picture. Four acts of vaudeville have been booked and an Aesop fable on wednesday a path picture a the racketeer a with Robert Armstrong w ill he featured. A Opportunity night also will bring the local i thespians to the stage. Pathe sound news is booked and a spotlight film a duffers and next thursday and Friday the attraction will be a tanned legs a with Ann Pennington and a cast of Broadway beauties. Increased Industrial activity creates demand for housing increased activity of the Industrial plants in Bristol has created an unusual demand for rooms and housing facilities. Where a few weeks ago it was hard to rent rooms along Radcliffe Street and other streets in the first and second wards today most of the rooms have been taken. Part of this demand is due to the Busy times at the Keystone aircraft corporation Plant. Many of the company a employees have been living in Trenton and journeying Back and Forth each Day. This has made Many of them late for work and has impressed upon them the desirability of living nearer their work. The company recently distributed a questionnaire among its employees to ascertain their housing needs. The Manhattan soap company which had been temporarily shut Down new is going at full capacity and recently has taken on Many Young women in its packing department. Mrs. Go dear Les to address travel club the travel club will meet this afternoon at 3 of clock with mrs. Emil Metzger in charge. The hostesses will be mrs. James la Rue and mrs. A. Russell Burton. Following a business session mrs. Frederick a. Godcharles will talk on a revolutionary heroes of

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