Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania
28 Feb 1930

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania
28 Feb 1930

Read an issue on 28 Feb 1930 in Bristol, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Bristol Bucks County Independent.

Browse Bristol Bucks County Independent

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 28 Feb 1930 Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - February 28, 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 year no. 35. Entered As second class matter at Post office at Bristol a. Bristol. Pa., Friday. February 28. 1930. 8 pages�?56 columns five cents a copy. Biggest extra Point and the $25 extra prize offers will close at eight of clock saturday evening business done now in the Independent s $2,500 Brize Campaign will spell Success March 22nd �?$975 or $717 ars in the balance compare values of these two major awards with a few Long term subscriptions a club members asked to figure their opposition and then of in Strong and win by a big majority no one has a big Lead As yet it will be a real improvement. I he Progress made by president Rayburn of the Mill Street bust de is men association toward cooled Bloom toward the Sun. There is a brightness in the sunlight and a warmth in its radiance that brings the Obi Folk out and that makes kids . In i. _ five no play marbles and to top. Verily r. A v i. the Miu. It won t in Long now oui Pany Basin is most Welcome Ann j encouraging. In summer especially. _ ,.at Low tide the Baliti i a nauseous Garden to Ink 11 oui the City. Hole. It could be made into a useful j in conversation with capt. William and attractive Atea. The willing e. Dourou the other Day just before Ness of the canal company to have lie stopped ferryboat service to filled puts this improvement with-1ington, we Learned that part of the Iii the limits of realization the next thing is to go ahead and do the Job. Jit w ill take time to till in this Large i to aet or As much of it As tin canal company is willing should be Lilied. But it will be done. When it is accomplished Bristol will have a Felly and sell it parking space at the lower end of while the demands i Mill Street and a recreation spot i metropolitan centers i we Hope in addition to the parking a8 increasing and tailing off of traffic was due to a change in the Selling practises of truck gardeners. Until a few years ago hucksters would go to the farms in new a i i hey buy their truck return across Here. Mean of the Large for \ vegetables representatives j Bristol Burlington Bridge to be built immediately my space t hat Lias been available right i of produce houses Cann into tin who will gain the Lead in the Independent s $2,500 Puzo Cam Alo g �?~j1 h t Nal of la grand 1 l Paige Between now and 8 o clock tomorrow saturday evening la bul a that is the question the people of this entire Section of Bucks county coming into its own. Are awaiting anxiously to learn and to the club members securing and j tin touch of spurn that has in a retaining the leading places will go the $975 Dodge bios. Sedan the $717 in the air hurly h us made the sacral Chevrolet Sedan and the other four Cash prizes and Cash commissions in rum lug Brach mighty pm just three weeks after this week. I Lar. During the Winter after its return from its mysterious stay on or subscriptions subscriptions Ali ,yl., . A a ,.a. To wait later to see if your favorite has a a Chance Quot is a very grave just turn stayed set but i ii the and sad mistake and has Cost Many an ambitious club member a valuable Quot aim Sun beating on it Ami the prize As subscriptions Cain so Many More Points now. Than any Ciuc i Quot 1 Al Quot Quot Quot Label it a later on a a Lias Heen As insular a it a clump t i _ ,. Honeysuckle to a swarm of Bee. To offer Protection against the introduction of the Money Clement on thing a have difficulty in later on about five times As Many Points Are offered now on subset in understanding in the seemingly per tons than in the final week. So to fail to keep your pledge Means that you have lost your favorite thousands of Points and possibly one of the major prizes. And turn in every subscription you possibly can by tomorrow evening Means that you will just have to redouble your efforts the remainder of the race to make for lost ground. And try to get As Many Lono territory across the River and co Trade for the entire output of Many of the farms with the result hat beset banners now Art shipping their stuff to new Yolk. The hucksters deprived of this source of Supply find an adequate one in Philadelphia where they buy Lutish of the vegetables Ami fruit that Are sold Here. But this change deprived the ferry line of a considerable number of passengers and Auto Biles each Day for the trucks make their trips now on the Pennsylvania Side of the River. To is is we a the Nev Bristol burlier a Bridge w ill look like when it is completed within the next year / ends 8. M. Saturday the 150,000 extra Point offer tor 510 clubs ends at 8. Al., tumor Row saturday March 1st. This is positively the biggest Ami Best extra Point offer of the entire Campaign so turn in every subscription you possibly can by then and secure the maximum ii Millier of Points. Every $10 Worth of subscriptions either new or old. O. Both new and Obi it any length count in on this offer and it it it Points Are in addition to the regular a schedule of for every $1 you have in Over a Complete $10 club a proportionate number of extra Points will be Given you namely 15,000. I mints Alc what will win these prizes therefore make the Best possible showing now. The next offer is for Only 120,000 extra Points for $10 clubs from j March 1st to 8. Wednesday March 12th a to Days and a further decrease after then and $25 tomorrow night and those $15 and $10 extra a a added Quot prizes will be awarded to the two club members who have in the most and second most Busi Ness by 8. Al tomorrow evening. Win one of these extra prizes it will help you to win the major prize at the finish. Any subscription reports you la a mailed before 8. Al tomorrow saturday will count Iii on these offers even though your biter dots not reach us until monday. Not to round every a Promise manent grouch against the old relic that is evidenced by Minot j. Hill j instead of staying on his own Side of i Radcliffe Street Al. Deliberately crosses Over and shakes and rattles the Bench Iii the Hope that it Wile fall Uit Ait. He Bas a Choice line of j derogatory comment w hich he makes j about it. Nevertheless it stays right on the Job inviting weary passersby gratification Mill Street business menus association plans sales events financing completed and contracts let Cost of Structure $1,350,000 new Short route to Shore resorts ter m a 5-Yea i you can As they earn three times As Many Points pm year As a one year subscription. Always ask them. Subscriptions As to nit them Down and watch the cession. The chief from the picture is for Harry Bunting. I most of his Lime thing missing the form of who is spending on the truck and at last every obstacle in the Way. Department Lur its construction give of la construction of the Bristol-1 ing the right to construct maintain Burlington Bridge ins to have and operate the Bridge and to charge be n remove and actual construe tolls for its use were obtained by lion a the Bridge will in Gin next messes. Joseph it. Cheesman of month Eaily in api i. The steel Burlington and Clifford l. Anderson. Bein one $10 club will accomplish won does no to have the hrs but you Are not limited to one used to have club if you Tan get two three or j a More do so and thereby better your Chance of being a car Winner. Time to rest that he $975�?$717�?or--$20 there is a difference of just $055 Between the first and sixth prize a a difference of just $607 Between the second and sixth. Consider ease fully the difference Between these Prises weigh in your own mind the strength of your comp tuition then strengthen your Points by supreme Effort now. It is Bettr win by a million than to love by thousand. A to a school. Eddington and St. Elisabeth s Convent in cot ii Well bail a treat tuesday afternoon w Hen they were guests of the management of i the grand theatre at the matinee of a sunny Side i the youngsters were accompanied j by teachers from the schools they Hail a thoroughly Good time for which they expressed their appreciation to manager Lynn. At the meeting of the Mill Street business menus association last week political situation in Pennsyl was expressed at the Vania is attracting much attention pro j prompt Ness wih which the Philadel touts the state Aud the comment phia electric company cleaner the mat appears in outside papers Een Allea 1 Lar a 1 us 1,1 Bristol and these two gentlemen lights to Mill lid Radclifft Tibet it i _. 4 a i informed and As soon a liver con have been of great assistance in Aud also at the cooperative attitude is ainu no Bristol s senator Joseph i conditions Are right the work of bringing the matter to a successful of the Borough Council toward keep j r grim erecting the piers will begin. Iii culmination in the Caca it obstacles my Villi 29ti eel clean. The i a labels Winn i or. Grundy a a ultimate of tincture will be ready for us in the which at times seemed i surmount Yective the new York times s 8prin8 of 1951. Able. Those responsible for the con we Ashington correspondent in a Dis Nils information comes through a traction of the Bridge have been t. It. La letter from George Deb. Kreini of steadfast in their Faith in the future i a n essays that we a Edgewater Park n. J., president of of Burlington and Bristol and in Grundy i it seeking to obtain Bristol Budge com the importance of this Bridge As a j control it the state organization in puny. Or. Keim is a retired banker a much needed artery for interstate i order that he May control the votes Tiuch interested in the development that Pennsylvania will have at the of new Benjey a a the area adjacent a treat for the orphans. About two Hundred and fifty orphans from St. Francis Industrial of peking facilities in the Borough. Were asked to cooperate with the rubbish collectors by bundling their waste paper so that it May not be blow ii about the streets. There was discussion you can blame yourself to make the in pre h. L. Hughes arrested when stolen lumber is found at his place it you fail to make than Pirn Effort now of you listen to any rumours created to scale you out of you fail to Ca h in on All your a a promises now if you fail to read and heed this timely advice of the Campaign manager. Last advice How to win to Dale the leading club members continued on Page four it wont be Lone now. Speaking of Spring we Beard one of the sure signs last sunday night a a Peeper. To be sure it was just a solitary braver than the rest Peeper in the soggy ground off Beaver Street near the canal but it a pet per nevertheless and its chirp Iii the darkness was As pleasant a sound As the Madrigal of a Robin in a warm april rain. Grass is getting Green in sheltered spots Skunk cabbage the first Flower of Spring is pushing its As a result of lumber sold to others at sheriffs Sale at the Eddington lumber a Supply company a Yards in Eddington being found on the premises of h. Lincoln Hughe in Corn Wells Manor. Hughes a termer Constable was arrested wed nos Day he was arraigned before Justice Mclaughlin wednesday night and was held in $500 bail Lur a further hearing saturday morning. Hughes denied the charge and declared that he was ignorant of How Tho lumber got on his property unless his men had hauled the material to his place by mistake. The sheriff sold the Stock of the lumber company on tuesday and gave orders that nothing is to by removed after 8 of clock that evening. Late at night trucks were seen leaving the lumber Yard and the state police were summoned. The police made a search and found considerable lumber identified As having been sold to Frank Lewis of Doylestown Walter Terry of bust in ton. James Brown of Eddington and Howard Leister of Croydon Al Hughes a place. Still More lumber and supplies sold on tuesday a missing among the stuff sought being 35 doors and 1500 feet of siding. The willingness of the grand theatre management to have free parking Iii the rear of the theatre was appreciated Ami a committee a named to obtain permission from property owners to erect an illuminated sign that will direct Shopp is i to the parking place. Arrangement also will by made to provide a Wutch Man or police Protection for the ears. As stated Iii last week s Issue of Hie Independent report were i seated As to the fire insurance rates and about the willingness of canal company to have pan a i i Basin tilled in so that there May b a parking space and recreation j vent. I ground at the lower end of the Busi-1 Ness area. I flans Are being made for a sales j i event by the merchants in ttys near j j future. A membership Cornu it Cej was appointed and various routine i business discussed. It was v noted that me i lug be held the third thursday of each month. 1932 Republican convention. Finns correspondent states the to new Bristol. The other officers Aud the the a directors include Clifford l. Andertiiut8on of Bristol who Lias been untiring those who Opp. Senator k ,.lforw to make the Bridge an that he alight he utile actuality. Joseph it. Cheesman of awing Pennsylvania a seventy nine Bill link on it Lul it other Well known debate. Against the nomination of am new Jersey president cover in 1932.&Quot Why should he be opposed Toj n a it a work a will be on lenient Hoover it he is opposed Coj Job As la Tulis As l rights him critics Point to or. Grundy a to Way to a. Jersey Aik. Llave a been but in Arter the correspondent who wrote it ,.tioll of the Peers. Had had luncheon with the this article stated thai tin i to quote bisto1 hip a to w it ii t ii Quot a Gih at a Point near where Blate i Road meets Bristol Pik. Needed traffic. There will be no Public offering of securities As the Bridge Bas been financed by private capital. Messes. Ash Howard need Lea t to Milieu liar designed and vill sup ise the construction of the Bridge. The Coati act for the erection and completion of Hie Bridge has been Burghs an Iii say t that with Given to the Mcclintic Marshall a a Nav Jersey Side Nave of int test in an article that appealed pc eared ,.p afm nothing remains i recently Iii the Kansas City Star. Was a he w,.ather of the c. President pc As not displease revision of the Tariff that has been Ami company of Pittsburgh who Are the largest Independent fabricators and a rectors of structural steel in America. This company has shops in Buffalo Pottstown Pittsburgh Chicago and on the Pacific coast. It.�?T, products include structural steel for buildings Bridges and transmit wiil Sion towels canal lock Gates tanks should brought but the. Caution i a a Quot Vamp t a a to . A it la pub icing and u. Iuo Haw or who hat the by. Plan h. Natl nth a or. Rats. Shunli after the. Article Waul Highway i Kik. To. In will a Quot a a printed or. Grundy called on the interested in improvements of Grid it. Lusilo it Inteli rat on id Dent. i Silv to disc us Road or Bath Ileal lie a ten k Milt mount Hope Bay by in eur Sylvania appoint Ems. Hytti Horne Aud the to the to. Rhode Lala id. T i. .11 if. I Bridge in order to provide a new Bridge near Chai leg a bulldog Drummond a at Riverside next week Ronald Colman in a bulldog Drummond Quot will be the feature film at the Riverside theatre the first three Days of next week with a matinee on wednesday and Dorothy Mackaill will be seen in a the love Racket Quot next thursday and Friday. The show tonight will be Douglas Fairbanks jr., and Lorena Young in a careless age Quot together with a Vita phone act. Talking comedy Anc metro tone news. Saturday afternoon and evening Reginald Denny and Nora Lane will be seen in a comedy film a one hysterical another episode in the serial a King of the and a talking comedy a skirt shy a Ako w ill be show n. An Auto or sympathy a which shall it be saturday March 22nd. The end of the Campaign you can a Obi sympathy Ivy taking advantage of the Best Point offer of the Campaign and $25 extra prize offer ending saturday. Heres How a i year new subscription counts 4,000 Points a 2-year new subscription counts 12 too Points a 3-year new subscription counts 24.000 Points a 4-year new subscription counts 40.000 Points a 5-year new subscription counts 60 too Points a old subscriptions count one half the above quite ail upset in these standings from the last one and this list today does not necessarily mean the winners in 23 More Days. It is the actual relative standing of you done to like it do something about it miss Florence Foster jumps into first place forcing mrs. Carroll Down to third. And mrs. Crow Theta replace or Wink at second who drops to fourth place. Andalusia workers Are holding the two top places what a the matter with the other sections ferryboat service discontinued boats offered for Sale Grundy had typed Iii fib the in among i con to hued Rohm amp 1 Gas holders barges Coke and Gas the Slat plants and steel Frame houses. Some contracts include the it ional Bridge the Bridge near Bris the Cooper River to provid a i new Bridge near Charleston South Caro seven keys to Bald ate Quot at the grand was not capt. William e. Doron bluffing. The ferryboat that bears bus name and which for thirty years has Cai Ani Dix playing the leading role. The the popular George m. Cohan production Quot seven kit a to Bald ate a a ill be featured at the grand theatre monday and tuesday with Rich the Brulee Quot ill he. Brately terminal improvement in Philadel . I no Serai Hies being offered i phia. It has under construction the to the Public at this Tim. Those Hudson River Bridge at new York. Backing it have no doubt As a i subscribe today and help your favorite climb vied people Ami vehicles Between Burlington and Bristol is tied in its slip at theft of of Market Street. La made its final trip monday night. The Only service Between the two towns now is that being conducted by Morrison kit Ith with his launch. Vehicle must make the Long roundabout trip to Trenton and then Down to Burlington or go to Tacony Anni Erose Over to Palmyra Aud then come the River. Capt. Doron says he has Lod All the Money on the ferry that he intends to lose. His decision to Stop the service was hastened by ins in ability to renew Bis lease on the slip sound news. Play is Lull of funny and thrilling incidents. A comedy. A Black and Tan Quot a color Novelty a Jungle dreams. A and Fox movie tone Newn als will be shown. A Opportunity night Quot will be Iea tured again on wednesday. These Opportunity nights bring out a lot of promising local Talent and hav proved very popular. Manager Lynn expects to have eight features in the show wednesday night. I he film that night will be Edward Everett Horton Iii a the there also will be a sport Ligpit review. A boyhood memories Quot and Pathe who Art to the Success of the Enterprise Bristol and Burlington both v ill in gainers by the construction of the a Bridge. Thousands of automobile its will pass through both j How Many of them will atop depends largely upon what attractions the communities afford them. Our stores should do More business and general business conditions should be greatly Impi cd. Details of the Bridge Are contained in or. Keims letter. It will be 314 4 feet Long. W it ii its approaches and will have the longest vertical lilt the Clear Span is twice the Philadelphia Canden Vii in ii that of Bridge. The Mcclintic Marshall company has expressed Hie desire to select As Many of its employees on this operation As pus. Ible from the immediate locality. The construction of the Bridge will consist of St eel and reinforced Cokelet producing a Structure of the most modern Type and Safe design. The i nth Over All will be 314 4 feet. With a vertical lift Channel Snail of 540 i t in length which is 200 feet movable Tonger than any similar Span Ever constructed. It will Cost a Span yet constructed. This Channel proximately $1,330,000. Or. Keims sign an will have a maximum clearance miss Florence falter. Mrs. Mildred m. Crop others mrs. Joseph l. Carroll. Raymond e. Wink. Mrs. Etta a. Lev Good. Mrs. Eliza d. Groom. William m. Moss. Mrs. Ida Appleton. Mrs. Fay Shemeley. Mrs. Harvey Rigby. Miss Kathryn Griffin. Vito Delia. Robert a. Plum. Andalusia. Andalusia. Bristol. Eddington. Tullytown. Bristol route Bristol. Bristol. Bristol. Cornwells. Bristol. Bristol. 73,700 73.250 72.4 50 71,90c 70,550 69.900 69.4 50 50.60o 50,150 42.300 35.4fm� 22.300 Bristol. 22,000 the following club members have not reported any subscriptions As yet but May report and Bigorne Active at any time on the Burlington Side at a rental that he regarded As reasonable. The extra expense which the new lease would entail together with the steadily decreasing traffic compelled him he says to give tip the service. The a William e. Doron Quot and the a Louise Doron Quot will be sold. The ferryboat Crew Lias be n at work since tuesday preparing the boat for what May be a Long tie . The Quot Louise Doron Quot which Lins been used Iii Loggy weather Ami which in years gone by made pleasure trip. On the Delaware is at Rancocas shipyard. A love comes attraction to William Bauer Bristol route 2 Charles Bash comma . Carl w. Clara stanley.edgely5.000 5.000 5.000 5.000 5.000 5.000 Hall transformed for babe Daniels in along Quot will be the night together with two comedic a ticklish business Quot and a Captain of his and grand theatre news. William Boyd in a this first command Quot is ill be be n saturday afternoon Aud evening. A funny fable film a Buckville College Days Quot also is booked and four acts cd vaudeville. Next thursday Ami Friday is ii bring Ann Harding in a her private proximately leu a addressed to Burgess Anderson Ami to mayor Holmes of Burlington is As follows Hon. Harold v. Holmes mayor Burlington. New Jersey. Hon. Clifford l. Anderson Burgess Bristol Pennsylvania. My dear sirs it is my privilege and pleasure to advice you that of monday. February 17th, 1930, contract were signed and delivered for the completion of a above mean High water of 64 feet when in its lower or closed position and under present conditions of navigation upon the upper Delaware River it is anticipated that this lilt Span Iii its lower position will offer ample under clearance for practically All ships now operating in this part of the River. The plans of Costiuc Tion provide for the vertical lifting of this Channel Span by powerful electric motors which will Laise the a. Span with great Speed and Bridge to connect Burlington with lifer minimum delay to Highway and Bristol to be opened in time for the River traffic. At its maximum Leig Ping traffic in 1931. This action it will provide an under clearance of has terminated a Long period of in 138 feet above mean High which is higher than the Philadel phia Canu Ien Bridge. The Balai or will consist of Percy tiring Effort on the part of those interested to build this Structure. Many obstacles were encountered in j the Bridge a securing the franchise from the be through spans of Quot of fee we Elal government nearly four years approach viaduct of about it Iago. The Bridge would probably have Leach. The Roadway which will be g. Ford is att Outing the been built at this time except for the suitably paved will Uno a a he or. Ford attends convention no club member has any Lead that could not be overcome by a few hours honest work. If you who Are Reading this a Alert to the Best business Opportunity Ever offered in this Section you will investigate this Dis libation of $2,500 in prizes in the next few weeks and get a share of it for yourself. Elks Charity Ball business meeting am sales Convell j fact trial during the last few year a Tion of Copeland electric refrigerator Bridges have been extremely difficult its dealers at the Adelphia hotel. Phila finance owing to a general de Delphia which opened yesterday and press Lon in the Bridge Security mar Wili conclude today. A dinner a the Siuai decision to build the tended by 500 Copeland dealer and Bridge Vav i reached Only after ton representatives was held last night at which addresses were made by officers of tile Copeland companies Ami by Merritt Chase Hose of the Philadelphia electric company. Electric refrigerators Are rapidly becoming household necessities and during 1930 the Industry looks for a great increase Iii the use of this convenience. Bristol Lodge of Elk Ami friends Are All ready for the Charity Hall tonight in St. Mark auditorium. The big Hall has been beautifully decorated Ami presents a Spring scene that is sure to Delight the dancers. Che West Sya it club orchestra Well known to local dancers will furnish the music. Several Hundred will attend the Ball which is the big social event of the season for Bristol people the pro coeds of which a devoted to Cha table purposes. Clearance for two lanes of traffic be tween curbs. There will also be a path four feet wide for pedestrians. The Bridge will extend from about. The intersection of Union with Reed. Street Burlington. .liectl,1 saltation with the Best engineering the River to a Point in Billot to authorities and traffic experts in the ship Bucks Coli qty. About a n i country who Are All very ent Tisi South of the Borough of attic Over tin in Quot 1 1 his thriving Industrial an area and the Success of a connecting link Between new Jersey and Pennsylvania at this Point. The franchise for the Bridge and the permit by the United states War the new Jersey Side the Bridge will be connected with the state High Way by a Concrete Road and overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks. On the Pennsylvania Side the Bridge will be con continued on Page four

Search All Newspapers in Bristol, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Bristol Bucks County Independent Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Bristol Bucks County Independent?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!