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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - June 19, 1925, Bristol, Pennsylvania Buy the Independent at Bristol news Agency 245 Mill Street and at p. R. R. Station Harry Straus Mill Street Opp. The Forrest Charles Hillenbrand Cor. Garden and Beaver streets 34 posts of the ninth District of i Rucks and Montgomery to be entertained by local Post big Parade Welcome speech by Burgess Andersen entertainment and boxing bouts to be feature As a a Veta ninth Mont Joiner j Hen to eel Bristol will take on a military Peel tomorrow when More than thousand american legion repressing 34 posts or tin District of Bucks and count Lea will assemble Blate a june it will be the first gathering of the a military since the Welcome Home. Parade was held directly after the world War. It will also bring together veterans of every Battle ii. The past War and help to further Friendship among the various posts. Although the assemblages will by conducted principally for the gather big and closer alignment of the scattered veterans of the two counties the underlying principles of tit organization will be solemnly reviewed by the men at special exer else. Also the legionnaires will pledge further allegiance to the outstanding rules of the legion w hich i Calls for the safekeeping of a sacred Trust. R j when the doughboy gobs and i leather necks get together tomorrow a residents of Bristol will witness Foi j the diet time since tile recession of hostilities a gathering of vets in tent upon other motives than sending Well directed Bayonet thrusts at the enemy. In Short the legionnaires Are out to celebrate a june Day in a fitting and riotous manner. There to 111 in a Parade headed by Samuel if. Liar by. Commander of the Robert w Bracken Post 382. American legion under whose auspices the Celebration is being held. There will lie entertainments of an amusing and joyous nature which will be warranted to cause mirth from any Spectator Ami finally there will be on huge assemblage where the ideals of the legion will Ive lauded and Furth or allegiance pledged. The Celebration will get under a officially when the address of Welcome is Given by Burgess Clifford l Anderson. Other formalities will follow leading up to the major events of the Day. And it will by some Day for the from the time of the Welcome from Burge Anderson until the chs of a sine tally arranged series of entertain men is and boxing bouts there will he no let up in the festivities. In order to help defray the exp uses of this gathering. I tie legion members have been forced to enter several Fields of commercial activity one of these branches which a been the Sale of a novel stand Foi displaying the National colors has been rather successful. These stand Are intended for Street display and can be placed on pavements or nth or Points of View. Arrangements Are Well under Way for the sixth annual carnival of the Eddington improvement association to by held at Street Road and Bristol Pike Eddington july 17, 18. 24 Aud 25th. Under the direction of Geo. F Fitch chairman of the carnival committee Many novel attraction i have been planned. There will a the regular Booths athletic event and gymnastic exhibitions. The association has had great Success in former years and expect to make this the Banner carnival of the reason. The proceeds of the carnivals a used to defray expenses of the ugh it Rig systems on Bristol Pike Street Road and state Rood within the limits of Eddington which system was installed and is maintained by the Eddington improvement As relation through contract with the Philadelphia suburban Gas and electric company of Bristol. La is the aim of the association to choir its lighting system in the tuning year with a More modern and efficient equipment and the a an Only be done with the co opera Ion of the Public. Bises Ibe largest class Ever graduated from High school hold impressive exercises miss Gladys Rommell wins Grundy medal local boys win medals at k. Of a track meet two relay teams from St. A lie school make Fine showing in Philadelphia proclamation on saturday afternoon. June 20th, there will be a meeting of the ninth District of the american legion representing thirty four different posts or something Over too american legion men. The vice National commander and the state commander will be present at this meeting. I Call upon our citizenship to display the american Flag throughout the length and breadth of our town in Honor of this occasion and in Honor of the boys who so Well and nobly represented and defended our Flag in the late War and by this action show them that our hearts Are with them in the great and Good work they Are so ably carrying on and let us by every word and action encourage not Only our local Post but the Caudle of the american legion Iii general. Sincerely Anderson. Burgess. New lighting system installed River at boat Landing deepened to 12 feet thirty one members of the senior class of tile Bristol High school were award diplomas at the annual exp excises held in the methodist Church j tuesday night. It was the largest i c. L j i ass thai has been graduated from the local institution. Impressive ceremonies amid pie-1 Tudesque surroundings marked the a termination of four years Scholastic work Aud play. Til is class because of its Siz and the homers earned Stamps it As it it no of the Foremost. Also the Gradtia-1 Hon Marks a new Era Iii the size of ii in Loforte graduating a j important dates listed primary och have let Evn Small. The graduates were con i aes 1925 election Calendar Fob state completed Epworth league has formed Bristol group the Pocono Institute was the outstanding thought in the minds of those who composed a rally of up Worth leagues from several Buck county towns held in Newtown or Friday evening in the methodist Church. The real object of the meeting aside from injecting enthusiasm Foi the Institute was to form what is to be known As a the Bristol the object of the formation of such a society is primarily to have the various Young Peoples methodist churches in a be Tion covering several communities t come into closer Fellowship with on it another and thus help the Man departments of the societies to function properly and with More Zeal. Rev. Franklin Duncombe outlined the ideas concerning such a twp a. The group formation and asked that an Endeavor be made to have of Many towns As possible represented in so far As officers was concerned. The election result was As follows president. Rev. James j. Bingham. Bristol first vice president. Mis Elma e. Haefner Hulmeville second vice president miss Margaret urn Berger. Langhorne third vie president miss Elsie i. Sands Yardley fourth vice president. Miss Lillian Vanartsdalen Langhorne Secretary. Miss Mary Johnson. New Hope treasurer or. Norman Way. Newtown Lookout Booster William Rogers Bristol. Bristol athletes representing Loc ii institutions broke int the winning column when they captured priz a in the annual knights of Columbus track meet held on the Northeast High school file Satur May. Competing in a fast Field and fat no the Handicap of inexperience the one mile relay team of St. Mark High school by virtue of splendid running captured third place in the High school event. First place was a Ken by Catholic la Deb White second Dace was matched by the athlete representing West Catholic High. The winning of third place Carne a distinct Surprise to the special 1 us and officials at the meet. St Marks w As hardly conceded a Chance to finish the gruelling race aside from placing. However through the excellent running of John Mulligan Joseph Mcglynn Eugene Lawler and Janie Gaffney the local institution a Able to nose out larger and mor formidable teams. In the eighth Grade event a Junto team of St. Marks composed of Edward Callahan John ferry franc Dougherty and Edward Mulligan scampered about the cinder track in such spirit that they were Able to place. But it remained for one of Bris folks Lone athletes to furnish the thrill and Surprise of the Day. De lie Mcilvaine Star splinter of St Joseph a a prep and a product of local Loam. Carried the colors of the local knights to a third place Victory in the too Yard dash for All Comers his performance was All the More startling because of the Competition seasoned veterans with the Advant Ige of experience and a were fore so to the utmost in order to Keer apace with the flashing spikes of Eudie. Only a Brilliant dash a the finish by two famed sprinters in tilled them to Nan out the local lad Eddie was Awat Deer a Bronx medal for his efforts. The St. Mark runners were also rewarded in Tim Aune manner. The team is coached by Roache and John Rait erty represents a combination of that Are Likely to develop into Brill want track stars with proper coach ing and development. St. Marks has been virtually i heard of in local circles. It a Bren entirely obscured in other Cit Oles. However its performance. Damps it As an aggregation that will tie showing clean pairs of Heel o other teams. Divided into a Hrey courses academic general and Corn Iii Erica i. Those who comprised the first course Are Gladys rom Mel. Isabel Cohen Laurabel Hendricks Desmond Gat. The Genera graduates Are Alice Randolph. An a portent also Thony Lombardo. Austin Brobst j dates As the Richard Myers Balia ii Resmini Ned Moyer Herbert Hanson. Chauncey Stoneback. Adele Wood House. Mitchell Ficker Herbert Townsend Anthony rag. Henry Bisbee. Edna Beck and Eugene Beck. Those received diplomas upon the successful completion of the commercial course ire Mary Lewis. Ida Aita. Mary Conklin. Emma Wilkinson. Edith Wall Elizabeth Leibfreid Marion Durkin. Rachel Dixon. Dorothy swing Alice Boos Anna Ainoi How Ani he Vendor it. J if. September 15 the yearly honors to nates which were hotly throughout the four years were ceremoniously awarded by officiating members of the school Board. The Grundy medal was awarded to miss Gladys Rommel. Second Hon-1 a it is went to miss Bella Cohen whose average was just a trifle less than the Winner. Other honors were awarded to Richard Myers who received $25.00 from the mothers As-1 relation for the Best essay. The main address was made by. Or. John watch out of Philadelphia. I the bifocal in which followed Tho processional of the student body was delivered by the Rev. Howard l. Zepp of the first Baptist Church. The High school orchestra the election Calendar for 1925 a been completed and gives tin Date that Are important to electors flu desire to qualify As voters. It is Billot prospective Cand last Days for filing it tit ions and other data is Given. The Calendar follows May 4 a registry assessors sit in boroughs and townships to Start May registration and Kilty enrolment. July 5�? last Day to file petition Foi appointment of registrars in third class it Ries. July 9�?first Legal Date to obtain nomination petitions for county City Borough township and local offices. These petitions Are to by died with the county commissioners july 14�?on or before this Date clerks of cities boroughs township contestan4 school districts Are required to notify the county commissioners of All cil ices for which candidates i to be nominated. Wilson line steamers to operate Burlington Island will make it second official opening of the Yeai tomorrow. Tempo artly closed ire cause of trouble experienced Iii the Power Supply for lighting and heat ing facilities and also of the inst tut ing of the Wilson line service it will open wide its facilities for the second time. Various w i la or he a the Grad arc Tore this has won Fame a one Al the most musical organizations in Imi a Section of the stare performed creditably in the selections played. The High school chorus trained by a member o i the facility Sang a the Gypsy Given by miss july 14-15�?registry assessor will sit in the Borough Ami township polling places from to a. I. To 2 p. Al. And from 6 p. M. To 9 i. I. To Register and enrol persons and to change party affiliations of elector who desire to change their party in i diluent from the prior election. July 15�?county commissioner Are required to appoint not later than this Date two registrars in each election District Iii cities of the third which class. Most of the Power to the amusements and concessions supplied by Robert Merkie. Installed apparatus in a Power station which will generate enough Power to furnish electricity. The Casino including the Dane Hall and the restaurant will be furnished with current supplied by a Small Plant installed by Frank Don Nelly the proprietor of til place he states that the usual summer activities will continue in the Sam manner that has characterized it ii former years. The Wilson line following the dredging of Landing will run boat front Philadelphia at regular intervals. A huge dredge employed in deepening the Channel of tile rive opposite Maple Beach was hired to deepen the Landing to t2 reef. B fast work this week it completed the Job in Good fashion. According to the schedule furnished by officials of the Wilson line the company will run two boats f Day with special Moonlight excursions twice a week. On sundays the company will increase its daily ser ice by adding one or two boats to the Fleet. This it is believed will expedite transportation facilities be tween the two places. Because the Wilson line boats Are modern in Ever detail and famed As passenger vessels in Inland Waters it is Likely that the Park attendance will in crease greatly. As a matter of Compromise the fire tax for the ensuing year at Morrisville was set at 2 1-2 Mills. Both sides those who argued for 3 Nills and those who held two Mills would pay the necessary expenses of the firemen argued for More than in hour in Council chamber tues May night my when the vote was taken there was another deadlock. Councilman Duke then offered the Compromise of 2 1-2 Nills which was carried. Morrisville was one of the first boroughs last year to take advantage of the new Law that permits taxation for strictly fire department uses. Those who favored the tax Low insist that it is unnecessary to continue it at the High rate which would give Tach company about $3700 a year. Two Mills would return to each company approximately $2500. It is said which is quite enough to conduct the business of a Jingle Volunteer organization in a Small Borough they say. No other Borough in the county with the exception of Bristol four times As Large Ives its fire department As much. A my taxation for the purpose is unknown in the Quot vast majority of towns. 1a army aviator Dies in Harriman hos Pital from injuries received in fall of plane two men drowned Many attend funeral of Bernard Sweeney canal victim manager Lynn books Rek Beach picture latest United artists release a stir ring melodrama of the great North i he the entertains in Honor of grandchildren mrs. J. C. Stuckert of 502 Cliffy Street entertained her friends on monday afternoon in or of her three grandchildren Rad Little Hon an August 18�?last Day to file Peri Lions of candidates for county City Borough township and school District hirers with the county com miss loners. August 14�?last Day to file object the Salut Atory was Given by m,s8 Lions to candidates petitions which it Abl Cohen while la valedictory was by miss Gladys Roinell. Entertains at luncheon and cards Jiminy and it athlete or. Leaves for new England mrs. Ivar Lowe and daughter miss Girlie lows of Miami fla., left on tuesday to spend the summer or new England after being for of Lvi Days with or. And airs. Roy Tracy and mrs. S. Pearson of Buckley and Beaver streets. Union Church services beginning next sunday evening at 7.45 p. Vi., the churches of Bris Tol with one exception the Viet to dist. Will hold Union summer ser vices. These services will in conduct a in a different Church each Sui Ida evening. The Complete schedule Foi Low s june 21st. Baptist Church Lune 28th, episcopal Church a till 5th, lutheran Church july 12th presbyterian Church Radcliff Street july 19th. Presbyterian Church Wood Street july 26th Baptist Church August 2nd. Epis Copal Church August 9th, let hear Church August 16th, presbyterian Radcliffe Street August 23rd presbyterian Wood Street August 30th, Baptist september 6th. Epis Copal Church september i Quot Thlu Theran Church. The pastors of the various churches will alternate each week. The. Public is cordially invited to attend these services. To Dij wives who be present. I fact great Strawberry festival the Charity committee of the k if c. Have arranged to hold a Lawn fete and Strawberry festival Thi evening on he lot Corner of Buck Ley and Spie streets. The edding ton Indus a school band will enliven the every one is invite a to come in the cause. A delightful social function happened on saturday in legion Hall when miss Esther Lawrence entertained some friends at luncheon and a Anis in Honor of miss Adel Myers. A few Days before the event miss Lawrence decided to entertain at the lame time some friends which were to meet later at dinner in a Well known inn. Caution was Given to the prospective guests not urge the secret to their had already accepted to in consequence of the jump risk w As shown by everyone i present because of the fact of gentlemen being present at the luncheon with one exception the gentlemen remained for the game. The sever f favors were distributed to the guest if Honor. Miss Adele Myers one to or. James Larue for having High score and one to or. Frank Lehman holding the Low score of the gentleman. While the announcement was made after the fifth game that the four remaining favors would go to the four holding the lowest scores those receiving these were a la Macvl Ichael mrs. N. B. Berto Lette and miss Maria Jarvis. The invited list included or. And mrs. Thomas Scott or. And mrs Clifford Anderson. Var. And mrs Thomas g. Hawk or. And mrs Fred. Decker. Var. And mrs. Henry Ancker. Or. And mrs. La uis Spring or. And mrs. James la Rue or. An a mrs. George Ardrey Vir. J. Linot Hill or. And mrs. J. Fred Wagner. Or. And mrs. Wen. C. Lecompte. In and mrs. Frank Lehman. Or. Ant mrs. H. Purcell. Or. An mrs. H. D Webb. Or. And mrs. P. K. Conrad or. Walter q. Lawrence. Var. Leedom. Miss Julia h. Slack. Mrs win. E. Dodds. Mrs. Ralph Downs. Mrs. Win. C. Buck Man. Mrs. La. S. Paynter. Mrs. G. L. Williams. I is Eunice Williams. Mrs. Stanford k. Runyan miss Elizabeth Runyan mrs. Charles Decker. Mrs. L. Harrington. Miss Maria Jarvis. Airs. F a. Jensenius. Mrs. Harry Baldwin continued on Page two have been ii 11 with tile count j commissioners. August 27�?first registration it May by third class cities. September in second registration Day in third class cities. September i and 2-�?registry As sensors sit at polling places to Correct an revise registry lists. September 2�?last Day to he assessed to vote at the municipal election. 12 a last Regist rat Ion class cities. 15�?primary election september Day in third september Day. September 30�?candidates required on or before this dote to file expense accounts of More than $50. October 2�?last Day to pay taxes to vote. October 9�?iast Day candidates May withdraw in judicial county City Borough township or school districts. November 3�?election Day. December 3�?last Day to file expense accounts by candidates at the november election. Thony. Florence and Estelle Burton children of or and mrs. A russe by ton of Tullytown. Games an prizes delighted the children. The favors were won by Jeanette Hill Elizabeth la it be Charlotte Abbott and Louise Landreth. Leather hand bags of various hues were Given it Hir ing the refreshment hour to each girl and each boy received ail Ever. Wyndham stirring melodrama with All of spectacular features and none of Crudi ties of this popular style of entertainment a is the classification that t be motion picture officials have liven to the new big Rex Beach production of his great alaskan rail Road Story. A the Iron Trail a which will be the feature at the Forrest theatre tonight and tomorrow. The new Beach production a made under the watchful Eye of the famous author himself. Every location was approved by him As being faithful to the alaskan country in which the theme of his Story is Laid and the All Star cast that Poi tray the leading roles and the incidental characters were approved by him before any of the scenes were made. In reproducing the spectacular Railroad construction scenes. Air Beach in dos1 collaboration with director r. William Neill elaborated on his original vivid descriptions and the reported result is that the to Ini version is twice As blood stirring Book. Snow and ice rain and thaw and the feverish Rush to Lay the tracks of the Pioneer Railroad through the alaskan wilderness before the terrible w inter closed Down on the workers. And the desperate opposition of enemies in human form a profusion of High spots that keep intense in Terest suspended from Start to finish those who have read the Book and who Are acquainted with the popular artists that play the leading roles. Will anticipate the strength of this new product Ion. In visualizing standing As a Murray Sharp Pencil. A die new Flag Day Bon Bons were also Given to each of the following Billy Paynter Eliza Beth Larue. Meta Landreth. Emily Landreth Elwood Lecompte. Margaret Lecompte Charlotte Abbott. David Abbott. Charlotte Cadwallader. Frances Cadwallader Hugh East Burn. Frances East Burn via i Wilson Bobby Bertolette Edward Landreth. Louise Landreth. James Hill. Jeanette Hill. Betty Hill. Sidney Morris and the guests of Honor. Mrs. Annie s Groom and miss Catharine Cropper assisted the hostess in entertaining. Of Neil Quot Thurston Hall is a Curtis Reginald Denny As a Dan Appleton a Alma Tell As a Eliza Harlan Knight As a Tom Slater a deity Carpenter As let a Beggs As a Cdr. and Eola i in Jensen As a mrs. Curtis Gor St. Thomas Aquinas commencement exercises boy Hurt on Highway Anthony Biancosino. 5 years old. Of 436 Logan Street while crossing the Highway at Lafayette Street. Viise yesterday morning failed to see an approaching automobile operated but Var George Hussey of Dorrance Street. The Little lft<1 was Down and it was thought severed injured but after an examination at the Harriman Hospital it a found that he was suffering from a j slight Cut on the right Side of i forehead and from Shock. The was sent Home after treatment the Hospital. La of at St. Church supper a supper will be Given in James Parish House Wood and Wal Thomas. Or. Ernest j nut streets by the vestry of St. And mrs. Walter f j James Church on saturday evening. July la 1925. The menu will consist of cold meats pickles olives cheese Rolls Tomato salad iced Tea Coffee or milk and ice Cream find cake. Supper will be served a 6.30. A charge of 50 tents will be made. Sues for damages to re Over damages alleged to have been suffered As a result of some faulty repair work on a Bristol House. Elizabeth m. Waters and her husband. Charles a. Waters of 630 Pine Street Bristol have started a suit in the court of common pleas against John a. Callahan of Langhorne. Mrs. Waters is asking $7500. Damages and her husband $3000. Suit was filed by Webster s. Achey of Doylestown counsel for the sunday june 21st. Will be commencement Day for the children of St. Thomas Aquinas school. Croydon the be i brat Ion w ill be held in the new so Xii building on Croydon Manor the style of the schoo i building s of the classical Type gift it by sixty t Iree by Twenty four fee High with r seating capacity for five Hundred persons. The front an Back will be completed later. Whei finished it will be one Hundred fee Long. The new building will be used a a Chapel during the summer. It Wil be blessed by mgr. Mcnally on Jun 28th. At three of clock. A larg number of clergy and laity a expected to be in attendance. Subscribe to the medium of Public service. The Independent. A go Forward a commencement message a Progress is the Law of life Man is not Man As these words of brow Ning Are a True commentary on life. Our of n Complete development is always in the future. He who arrives at perfection in his of n estimation stops growing and therefore stops living. In order to continue to grow and develop it is necessary for us to realize How imperfect we Are and How Little we know. This is especially True of the graduate from school. A real a a commencement for the glaciated can Only he on this basis. The real value of the school course is its opening up to the student new sources of knowledge and new avenues of service. The object of school training is not to finish a persons knowledge but to make that person realize More thoroughly How Little he or she knows by comparing it with the vast resources of knowledge into which the school course has Given but a Bird s Eye View. A consciousness like this is the beginning of knowledge and the Only foundation of Progress. We Trust that every graduate of our schools Here has attained to this condition wherein is realized the vastness of the world a beyond so that each graduate will be inspired to a go Forward a through trials to Triumph. / lieutenant Frank e. White an army aviator whose air plane a Pancake do into the Delaware River after developing engine trouble saturday died in the Harriman Hospital late a tuesday from injuries aus trained in the fall. The body of lieutenant White was removed to the h. S. Rue undertaking Parlours where on tuesday afternoon a Brief service was conducted by the Rev. Jus. J. Bingham. An armed escort of the american legion accompanied the body to the p. It. It. Station where it wad shipped on the 1 36 train for interment in the Arlington cemetery at Washington d. C. James r. Wells Clarence g. Young William priestly j. Leslie Kilcoyne Frank Green and ii. B. Stetson acted As pall bearers. Attending physician realizing the precariousness of the injured aviators condition had urged upon army surgeons the necessity of performing an pertain. Following a Quick visit to the Hospital by the chief burgeon of the Walter Reed Hospital Washington it was decided after a consultation that an operation was necessary. Expert army surgeons from Washington and Philadelphia together with local physicians decided to operate on the injured Man late tuesday afternoon when in condition grew rapidly worse. White appeared in Fine spirits directly before the operation. Ile walked from the wheel bed to the operating table and joked with the attending doctors. However the operation proved to no Avail and the aviator died a Short time after it had been completed. Although the surgeons worked As efficiently As possible to save the Many a life the Odds were against them. Whites a a buddies a who accompanied him on the fatal flight and other associates were at his bedside at the end. Announcement of the Many a death came As a Shock to his army associates and friends. It was believe that the lieutenant was on the Road to recovery and that he Only needed rest and the proper medical attention to recover. Residents of Bristol who had taken an intense interest in the Many a condition after he had deliberately plunged his plane into the River several Hundred Yards from the Anchor yacht club rather than endanger the lives of Bristo lians Felt the Shock of the Many a death keenly. Who had attended the Otil he had been remove to the gave testimony to the and courage of the officer. The fatal Accident occurred saturday evening when White together with two other officers also driving planes from Bolling Field Washington developed engine trouble. As hey passed Over Bristol Boun for Mitchell Field. Long Island the erratic motor forced White to seek i Landing. Circling about he sought i Landing Field. Unable to locate me he headed the note of his plane ver the River and As he attempted o Glide Down to the surface of the water spectators were horrified to we the frail plane Point its nose downward and a a pancakes into the water. The plane struck the River tiredly out from the head of Burlington Island. Four members of the Anchor yacht club who had observed the desperate actions of the aviator Rea izing that the Pilot was strapped nto the cockpit hopped into the Noo boat a bag nest of Granville step Mson and raced to the spot where a he plane was settling in several get of water. H. O. Bruner one of the rescuing laity immediately plunged into the water Cut the straps that held the officer and brought the unconscious Nan to the surface. A speedy run Hack to the club House and then a a Omma dered automobile placed the it Flicker on a cot in the Harriman Hospital within a Short time. George e. Buckley and John Tibbs the other members of the laity also aided greatly in having he injured aviator removed to the Hospital. The other aviators who accompanied White noticed the Peculiar scions of their associate. They circled Back at once and landed on a a Lear spot on the upper end of the Island. They were e. R. Mac Reynolds and William l. Scott or. Those eel after Hospital strength two men were drowned four were injured in automobile accidents continued on Page two

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