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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - June 26, 1925, Bristol, Pennsylvania Boy the Independent at Bristol news Agency 245 Mill Street and u. I. Station Harry Straus Mill Street Opp. The Forrest Charles Hillenbrand Cor. Garden and Beaver Street the Independent has a larger prepaid circulation than any two papers in lower Bucks Many pretty weddings solemnized at local churches during week St. James scene of two pretty Marion Delong weds William h. Pearson miss Mabel Evans and Eugene Petty United by the Rev. Stuart Paynter Many attend nuptial services at St. Marks miss Adele Myers and Ernest Lawrence married at presbyterian Church by Rev. H. M. Part maim Many attend Brilliant affair help the playground fund the following donations have been received for the Bristol playground association by the Independent win. E. Dodds. $25.00 miss Esther Lawrence. 5.00 John f. Sin Oyer. 5.00 the Independent 5.00 Vav. F. A Cedonia. 5.00 total. $45.00 Lawrence Myers a Beautiful wedding took place on thursday afternoon Iii the pres Beylerian Church when miss Adell Myers the daughter of or. And mrs Richard Myers of 145 Otter Street became the Bride of or. Ernes Lawrence. The ceremony was performed a 4 of clock by the Rev. H. M. Hart Mann pastor of the Church. During the arrival of the guests mrs. Richard Weagley played a pc perfect love a a the bridal hour a at a Ami others. The bridal procession wended it Way to the altar to the strains o Lohengrin s wedding March. The Ushers were or. Lewis Myers brother of the Bride and or. Conrad Mill of Washington. D. C., a fraternity brother of he Groom. Hie Ashen proceeded the party and were followed by Tho bridesmaids. Miss Mill tee Hartshorne a Cousin of the Bride who wore yellow Chiffon White to trimmed in Orchid and yellow am carried a bouquet of Orchid and cd Low Flowers. The second brides Man was miss Louise Lawrence a Isle of the Groom who wore Orchid cd if Ion. White hat trimmed in Orch and yellow and carried Orchid Anc yellow Flowers. Then came the mat Ion of Honor mrs. Lawrence Potter of York pa., a school Friend am chum of the Bride during her Schul Arshin in Drexel Institute. Mrs Potter wore a Green flowered Chi rot Over Green silk wore a Large Whit hat trimmed in Green and carried i bouquet of Columbia roses Anc Gypsophila. Next following Wen the Flower girls does Secton White be Over yellow and carried baskets o old fashioned Flowers. These were miss Aletha Myers a sister Brid and miss Charlotte Der. A Cousin of the Groom. The Bride followed baning on the Arm of her father. Miss Myers a dressed in White Civie Elizabeth embroidered in pearls and wore a be which was caught Cap shape to Coronet of Duchess lace. Tin carried a Shower bouquet of roses and lilies of the Sale it. Or. Alexander Bauer of Chi Bol i phia a fraternity Groom was Hest red the Groom Bride. During the ceremony mrs. Ley played Quot of Promise af.,-the ceremony the bridal party wended its Way from the altar to strains of Mendelssohn a Church was prettily decorated with Palms ferns and Cut Flowers about seventy ave guests Tela lives of the contracting couple at tended a reception at the hmm of the Bride. Many heat it Ful a ten were received. A Well known at a or served the collation am the bridal party seated at one Tab formed a charming group. After a wedding trip. Mrs. Lawrence will re summer at 42 4� the Philadelphia. Mis Myers is Well known in Bris tot having graduated from the inca High school and also from Drexel to the class of �?T23. In the fall of 192 miss Myers accepted the position o supervisor of Home economics of Hamilton township schools of Tren ton. N. J. Or. Lawrence is a graduate Blair Academy of Blairstown n and of the Wharton school Ance of the u. Of p., in tile 24. He is also known to of t hot Wadw Alia i lib w it it brother of the Man and aces Man i to the Side of lib the wedding Mullen of Parkesburg cousins of the Bride. Miss Aune wore pair yellow Chiffon Large White horse hair hat trimmed in yellow and carried Bonnie t of Pink delphiniums. Miss Dorothy wore Lavender Chiffon Pic ure hat trimmed Iii Lavender and carried Pink delphiniums. The maid i of Honor miss Eleanor Petty a Sis or of the Groom wore Green Chiffon White hat. Trimmed in Green and carried Pink delphiniums. The Bride followed leaning on the Arm of her father. Miss Mabel looked charming in her dress of flowered Honey Dew Chiffon larg horse hair hat trimmed in Mal in Ami one Large Rose and carried Shower bouquet of Whit roses Ami lillies of the Valley. Or. Lewis Petty brother of the a Proton. Attended or. Eugene to that Ide of the Bolde. The Church was it Abt fully trimmed in St. James coked attractive in its wedding arrangements. The reception at the brides Horn was attended by about seventy Fly Nerso tis relatives and friends of he Bride. After the honeymoon of about Ive Days the Happy pair will make their Home in Burlington and will take with them the Hest wishes Are gifts of their Many friends. Marcney Mccarry on wednesday morning the wed Ling of miss Grace Elizabeth my a arty of Pine Street to or. Thomas Maloney of Balcony was celebrated in nuptial mass in St. Mark Church. Simultaneously As the bridal party entered the Church not to the music of Lohengrin wedding March. Rev. Father Mur thy. Rev. Father Sullivan and at endnote appeared at the altar. Miss Mccarry looked charming it vet White Roumayne Clep dress Lac rimmed Long veil lace trimmed and aught to the head dress of Orang Dor one a i cart led larg bouquet tis and lilies of the Val citizens come to Aid of playground fund William e. Dodds donates $25.00-others give $5.00 apiece need $280 of More the Long fought Battle against Odds that is being waged by the Bristol playground association for existence is. Till under Way. Despite Earnest pleas by officials of the organization and of a few residents. Whit m iss i Mary he bid was press Ltd i Iii orc n it Pink. La ? led a or. M Mccarry a Cousin of bridesmaid Ami was i Roumayne cup a a picture hat Ami car huge bouquet of Pink roses loner was attended by by brother or. Lawrence Tony. 1 during the marriage ceremony or. Raymond Hahn of Philadelphia Iang a at Daw Ninga and i Lavey a a following was the no Palm mass Leonard a Kyrie and a net us a miss Helen Carroll Sang lbs wig s ave miss a ranges thump j von Sang a pm outlier at i our i1 is kneeling during the Blessing. During the communion my Thompson Arn a lord i am not vat r ill mass or. Raymond Hahn again Sang a i love you the master of ceremonies was or. Thomas Carroll a student at St barbs Seminary. The Ushers Wert mess Maloney of there has been Little or no the inevitable result la necessary funds for the of the two centers at Street and Bath Street de within a few Days subscribe the necessary the cent is Are opened response. If the conduction i Washington is not Rah a a failure to $325 before will deprive thousands of school children and lit tie tots of the privilege of indulging i in clean instructive and healthful j sports. Realizing the value of such inst a tut ions Ami at the same time ready i to Aid in some manner or. Win. E. Dodds donated $25.00, John f. In toy a it councilman from the first Ward has donated $5.00 towards a play j ground fund. Upon receipt of this tuft from or. Smoyer Hie i depend j int at once duplicated this amount j in did or. Walter f. I be Edom. There is really no use going into detail regarding the activity and the t work that the playground a Apoc a. Been performing in its or More of existence. Hie ordeals and thu Myers have Laboured unceasingly to further this cause j and they Hay built a memorial to themselves through the splendid et-1 neat ton of thousands of children Dur j dig the hot summer months. Year in and out. They have exp Pended Money and valuable time in j order to insure the kids of some re a pile from the heat and the Long j weeks of Idle time. They have real led that the average child without some outlined method of play undoubtedly fall into mischief harm. Before the establishment of a he playgrounds this thing til the realm since these centers is sat Ion Lee and or. An de for the St nut Street of a. Of Fin a ass to the local sporting world As the Bristol a. A football coach. Petty Evans an extremely pretty wedding took place on wednesday at 2 a a. M. In St James episcopal Church when miss Mabel Rowland Evans became the brith of or. Eugene san the Petty of Florence n. J. The ring Ucran Iov was pet form a re \. Henry Stuart Paynter. The Rector of j Cep de. The Church and mrs. Louis Epstein presided at the Organ comes the Bride will or of was the usual of childhood. Wen Ope lied years ago Aud us pen is by competent teachers there has Ben a Sharp decline of the injuries and fatalities of the child in Iii the Borough. In other words the playgrounds taught the average child to play intelligently and without malicious destruction. Also it a pm them out of harms Way. These two act a a Raj alone Haw done More Good for the youth of the town than any other method known. S Aud now. Because the average resident of a Borough is a to forget that an institution take j care of their children very Cay in. The week and asks for no return the playgrounds Are dangerously closet j expiring. Ail institution of this James Mccarry a a Harty i Dos not need advert Tai no. It it Asse. The reception at the Home of merits should he sufficiently known attended by about of to every resident in the Borough. It Bride was discoverers or inventors ? the efforts of the organization through the columns of the courier to cover tip their blundering Campaign of it the caption Are indeed pitiful. The galleys of mud smeared Over the pages of recent couriers is just reeking w Ith the Slimy intrigues of Back room politics. From the very beginning of this discussion we have base Fly Flur conclusions on official open sources Stich As the records at Doylestown the Borough year Book. The report of the citizens committee As received and adopted by Council the Blackband White speeches of the Burgess. Or. Scott Etc., anti actual meetings of committees not phantom ones. Furthermore we have not used hear say testimony but have taken the couriers own printed pages presuming these were honest records of said reports and speeches we ask our readers whether or not this is playing the game fair on the other hand the courier has played a game of pernicious juggling hedging lying and deception. We have shown up much of this in previous editorials and will in this one Endeavor to give More Concrete evidences. If these Are not sufficient to convince any fair minded person of the deceptive nature of the couriers Campaign we Are prepared to prove it at the proposed Public meeting. We can do this by the testimony of reputable citizens in whose presence one closely connected with the publication of these deceptive articles admitted the fact of deception justifying the juggling of the figures by the assertion a that is what figures Are on Page four of this Issue we reprint word for word. The article from the Bristol courier of november 25th, 1924, containing the account of the joint meeting of the citizens committee and the finance committee. If our readers will refer to this article they will read the heading a commissioners fix $7,000,000 for tax purposes a and a i it 11# further Down a sub heading. A plan to keep assessed values Dow it and raise in the but by of the article the report of the committee Oil Borough expenses has this clause a we recommend therefore that in arranging the taxation for 1925 that the assessment and rate be fixed so that an income of $90,000 will be procured sign tires the report was received filed and upon motion attached Burgess Anderson addressed this meeting see article. A the urged that the valuations be kept Down and the rate boosted so that the Borough would profit by the inert s i in the Resolution adopted by the citizens committee article Are these words &Quot$7,000,-000 upon which a tax rate of 15 Mills $105,000 would yield after deducting discounts commissions and remits an amount sufficient to cover the sum necessary As suggested by the committee on Borough this plan was def need and extolled in the couriers editorials of december 4 and december 6, and also in the speech of or. Scott at the annual a love least As reported in the courier of March 3isl. This plan was adopted by Council at a special meeting on december 1st. Or. Scott s speech As recorded in courier of March 31st says so. Then in tit face of All their own articles recording the official adoption of this plan to product $90,000 needed Revenue or $105,000 less commission remits Etc they have the temerity to say in their a Galley of mud in monday Issue that it w As not planned to do this. It not Why did the citizens committee after careful investigation through its committee on Borough expenses recommend it let the courier answer that question. There Are Many other questions we would like to ask but we will Reserve them for the proposed Public meeting. Suffice it now to say that they suddenly a a discovered that $90,000 be Needer Ann $66,850 would do. Then they suddenly a a discovered that a recent decision enable them to reduce the Bond rate. Noble discoverers Iii tin mud galleys recently smeared Over the couriers pages it is said that it was never intended to Levy a Bond rate of 64 Mills. Please sirs re a Fer to your own editorial of december 6th. 1924 and read your own words a follows a but Brough taxes Are not the Only taxis Winch Are imposed. We have Iii addition county and Borough Bond taxes the former assessed by the county commissioners the latter assessed at the time c f the issuance of the various Bonds. It is Well therefore to consider How these taxes would work out with a county tax rate of 6 Mills and a Borough Bend tax rate of 6 Mills making 124 milk in if our readers will refer to the courier article printed on another Page they will read the words of our Burgess As follows a the tax upon tile various Boud is a Les of the Borough the rate of which had already been fixed and also the words of a Resolution by citizens committee As follows a the rate of tax Tor payment of Borough Bonds issued having been fixed and assessed at the time such Hon is were issued and under the Law not being slice it i ble to any suddenly they a a discover a Law. We wonder where they found it. Then they a a discover laight balances in the Bond Treasury whereas they knew these existed Long ago As any one can a a discover by looking at the Borough year Book where balances ape shown for years Hack and to which we called attention weeks ago in our editorial. All our calculations were based on the year Bxs a and upon Bona fide meetings of the finance committee not those meetings of the committee hat Are held in Grundy a office with no members of the committee present. The a a official records Are As we have presented them. In computing the amount of bonded indebtedness we figured in tile $80,000 voted last year and much of which has been expended and interest is being paid on the Money borrowed until the Bonds Are floated Aud interest will have to be paid after tile Bonds Are floated. It matters Little whet Bel that interest is being paid to the Bond Holder or to the Farmers National Bank. The courier and its hackers have certainly made a to of a a discoveries lately. In this respect they have Columbus. Balboa and other discoverers beaten to a frazzle. Yes. They have done such wonderful work along this line that they deserve the name of inventors. Hie gifts w err Many and j not he require to go about. _ r to n in Ultra 1 a. 3 a. N in no bhist0l to face Strong coloured team Here sunday entertained Chun ii choir or. And mrs George Bishop recently entertained Fannif fam Kennedy to to pet son Etc iut if til. Arter a trip of two weeks. Hmm floor told to collect a Penny in rat Ion spent in various places Hie her Ltd and a Penny there for a Happy pair w ill make their Home to i pose and a Good that is primarily wow bib Peony. Intended for others. _ gently entertained the members o j and yet that very situation now coloured team 11 Prater la n Church choir e Riel this institution after be Arr i Bristol. The affair was held at the \ oui hut pretty wedding too ascribing the necessary fit my win 1k�?~ Tho attraction against 1 Home of mrs. Bishops parents. I place in St Marks at 5 M. On for the conduction of the Center at Bristol a a next sunday on an it mrs. Win. Appleton of edding wednesday. When miss Inez Kennedy t in a position where i It r. Ground. Beverly has not ton. The thirty guests including. It of 353 Washington Street was led to unable to to a step further a Ganie this season. Chippie Rev. And mrs. H. M. Hartmann end it Jiunn. In without us in i Valt a no to re a in to z Lawn the Quot miss Kennedy was become ugly a Yuliis moment of emergency there p Atcon r of a few years ago w ill. J taken and returned by Auto. Re dressed in Whit Georgette embroil nothing but sati Piliotis Conn i in seen holding Down the i Eccl % Inge freshmen to were served and a Moen d in beads White hat and carried lnr#., a cd a clutching of pocket a end. Delightful evening was spent Shower bouquet of Whit poses and books. Beverly will have a Strong follow a a a carnations. The bridesmaid. I set of residents of this Borough or of Rooten with them and it is Charlotte Flanagan a sister of the j inf a scrub the necessary few Hun j to lie a real Good game. Apricot George tic t Groom wore a a and carried Tea roses. Or. Joseph Jennings of Morrisville acted As bes Man. The couple will desire in Bristol. Many useful gilts were re when a there sounded eager a Pearson Delong to Ltd no a wedding in St Eves were opened to behold a Beau Church two a place at four o clock. Till scene. First came the four Rev. Henry Stuart Paynter pastor Ushers Henry Petty brother of Groom. Charles Evans brother of the Bride Charles Wilson or Glenside and John Black. Following these were the bridesmaids misses Anne and Dorothy of the Church performed the Cere Mony. Miss Marian Edith Delong became the wife of or. William Harrison pea a on. Miss Marian wore a White Satin continued on Page two crepe of dollars that is required in provide fun and amusement for the kids of the Tow it. Then it will by understood that the average resident Doe not want to have their children cared for. And entertained during the v act Ion season Are von going to keep this inst till Hon alive then show your appreciation of its work by contributing to either the Independent or mrs a. E. Dodds. Entertained at dinner or. And mrs. Roy of of 268 Jack James a flock Bristol will have the same line up last week. Bristol is playing Good it it a Street entertained at Limner of Ball Haring won their last four the 21st. Covers were Laid for 12 stilts and Hope to Lay Beverly Low included in the list of guests wer sunday. Dudley will do the Mound or. And mrs. Victor Morgan am with ill Fine As Relief hurl daughter or. And mrs. Earl Morgan has Only Losi one game or. Ami mrs. John Wickser am duty or. Dudley so far this season. Three children. Mrs. Charles Robbins of Atlantic City. Was the Over night guest on wednesday of relatives Here. Mid summer Tea hot Doggie roast the ladies Aid of the Eddington the Cattie club composed of of presbyterian Church will give a Young ladies held a Doggie roast of mid summer Tea on the Church tuesday evening at Island Beach grounds on thursday evening july each Young lady was entitled to gives dinner in Honor of son s marriage a coming events cast their Shad own in View of this fact the wedding of her son which occurred yesterday. Afternoon in. Ernest Lawrence of 328 Radcliffe Street gave a dinner on wednesday evening at her Home to those who were to be in the wedding party. The dinner table was a Bower of Beauty. Flowers in profusion and very tall candles formed the chief decorations with wedding Bells Hung Over the table. The invited guests were miss Adele Myers or. Ernest Lawrence. Rev. Henry m. Hartmann mrs. Richard Weagley. Mrs. Lawrence Cooter. Miss Mildred Hartshorne miss Aletha Myers miss Charlotte Cadwallader miss Louis Lawrence or. Alexander baiter. Or. Conrad Mills Ami or. Lewis Myers. Gifts to the Bride from the Groom gifts from the Bride to her attendants and gifts from the Groom to the jest Man and Ushers suitably wrapped with name cards attached were placed at the various places about he table. Or attend funeral of Elwood 0. Tolen office staff of S. Gas amp electric co. And members of various lodges attend Many Floral pieces or. Elwood d. Tolen who was nuked yesterday afternoon in Bristol cemetery Elied in Hamburg after a fingering illness. He Vas the son of Surah and the ate William Tolen. Life Long Resi Lents of Bristol. The deceased spent ill his life Hen taking much inter St Iii local Lodge and chinch work. In was a member of masonic Lodge no. 25. F. And a. M. Melita Royal Rich chapter. No. 284. Of Philadel diva to it a Forrest no. 4, g. T. 3. Of i Delity Council no. 21. A Washington Camp no. 7 89. \. Of a. Croydon Square club i. h. H. Amp l. ., no. 2 and i trustee of the Bristol methodist episcopal Church. Services were held in the Home of George Vanzant 236 Madison Street. It 1.30 M. And in the m. E. Hutch at 2.30 M. With the Rev. T. J. Bingham officiating. Re. Francis tees and Rev. , both former pastors of the i ocal m. E. Church and close friends of the deceased made Short eulogies. The Many Floral designs Manifest j 3d the esteem in w hich the deceased i ass held. The pall hearers were John f. Mover. It. B. Carty. George Miller Phil Reed Louis Brad Way and Isaac Jones. 23rd. Tended a cordial to All. Invitation is sex take one guest so there were 24 ii the party. Mold Lloyd and Charles Ray at Forrest tonight tanager Lynn books two comedies with americans leading funny men the Forrest theatre program for on Iglus and tomorrow evening prom ses to by one of the Best comedy mils Ever booked by manager Lynn. Harold Lloyd at his Best in a now i a a three reel comedy of j real fun. A Pullman car is the background or laughs that come with every turn of the Loci Otiver a drive wheel. The agile Harold travels under the train her he has a thrilling fight with i tramp t top of the train giving on a thrill when he comes to a Tun j Lei Ami in the train where a four a enrol i girl la it in his charge Caus-1 a him no end of trouble. Mildred Davis Lloyd a charming Rife and Little Anna May Billson Ive leading Supor in a now or 4cvcr,�?� which is a different from it the comedies As the difference Between the sleeping sickness and the woman who talked eight Days with hit stopping. Charles Ray will appear on the screen in a a tailor made Man a his list United artists production. This s one of the most important prod tic ions of the season and w ill display i rays h Lima Ness and versatile talents a an entirely new direction. It w As Only after considerable de j liberation that a a tailor made Many was selected As rays initial vehicle for United artist release the Choice was made Over countless other stories submitted because a a tailor made Many has Bien one of the most popular plays of the last three stage seasons. A Connie Mack gives cup to Twilight league in 4 a ii was announced tuesday even ing that the base Hall team which j headed the local Twilight league at. The close of the season would be give in a Silver Loving cup predated by a Connie Mack a manager of the Philadelphia athletics. Manager a a Mack at a recent meeting of the k. Of c. In Bristol made the Promise that if a league was started he would give a cup to a he Winner. Evidently a a Connie was not kidding. Lam fete dancing card parties and monster athletic meet will feature this years event held july 9th, 10th, and Lith the second annual Lawn fete for the Benefit of the Harriman Hospital will be held on the Beautiful grounds of that institution july 9, to and la. Dancing card parties and a monster athletic meet will feature this years event. Under the capable direction of the Harriman Hospital auxiliary headed by mrs. James Roberton elaborate plans have been made. There will be interest no and novel programs both afternoon and evening of the three Days. A dancing Pavilion with a splendid dance floor will be erected on the grounds. From this neat Structure a dance orchestra capable of playing music As it should be played will hold Sway. Then there will be brilliantly col died Booths arranged in rows. A Fortune Teller experienced in the lore of Pally 1stry will Trace life history both / est it Andi future. From the secret los of the fish Pond one will be at e to obtain almost every conceivable object. Pretty women will sell lemonade and various dainties. The committee in charge has promised a wonderful three Day event warranted to eclipse last years events. Saturday afternoon. July to records w ill probably fall before the efforts of prominent local athletes of both sexes. Luminaries of the Bristol High school. St. Marks and the Knight of Columbus Hay announced their intentions of competing. Card parties will be held on All three Days and some keen Competition is promised. An open letter to or. Grundy or. Keating it Al Der sirs inasmuch As you have seen fit to ignore our published questions and intimate that we Are a ignorant we ask you to Manifest your sincerity by coming to a Public meeting which we will arrange and hear the sex pen is of. Where questions can be asked Anil matters explained As Man to Man to an interested Public. At this meeting we have some questions to ask As have scores of other citizens we know. We Are prepared to defend our position As follow 1 produce testimony that your mouthpiece a the courier has carried on a deliberate Campaign of deception. 2 produce testimony that or. Keating the Day before the publication of his remarkable Assumption of financial Wisdom and disparagement of ours admitted to reputable citizens that he did no to even know the total of the boroughs bonded indebtedness let alone the intricacies of figuring interest charges. A 3 the testimony of hundreds of people that the so called capable valuers never saw the inside of these houses and in addition the testimony of reputable citizens who followed tiles valuers around that save in a few instances they never even got out of their automobiles. We can add to this testimony with actual photographs. There Are Many other interesting things that May come up and Clear the atmosphere. Because of a sincere desire to do so we invite you to this meeting. We must have your acceptance of this invitation no later than to a. M. Wednesday. July 1st, the meeting to he held within one week from that Date. Sincerely yours the Bucks county Independent

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