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Bristol Bucks County Independent Newspaper Archives May 24 1929, Page 13

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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - May 24, 1929, Bristol, Pennsylvania Bucks county Independent Bristol a pah a May 24. 1929. The Croydon Busy Bee edited under the auspices of the Croydon chamber of Commerce wholly in the interest of the Industrial residential and social development of Croydon interesting facts about China Haji a a Minot j. Hill of Bristol who at one time owned China Hall arid nth property in Croydon has called j Lilb ii get be and Lent is Ait Iii Ion to the tact that fragmentary account tins interesting old building on a stale Road recently printed hav it not teen entirely accurate. Some years ago a Man much interested in 1 n history Looker upon the Story of the old building ii. I Iii a written a com Bioti ii has been so goo i tor the information re Don Nadir. Ii follows p 0,1 Jyh Banks of tin i i in e Miles below by i to what is known As brie of about 1778 the farm by Ion Beng ran Irish sporting who imported the fan in and gave of them a to lend our Croy i la a i a stands col left. D to his nth men Hoise a Jia Llop. In property or Enger which he pm based of it brr get in r of Tho Duke of York. It was then Call d bang it re a mount. He a old tin property to ail a Ever a and us Van Braam Iione ii inst who liar to n governor of an East Indian. Island hut who retired to this country on the Island being taken by the British. Ii erected an elegant mansion on the farm and called it China Retreat. I he Marble ust d it the construction of this building was brought up the 11v< r by Samuel Hibbs of Bensalem in a 1798 Honc gust sold the containing Rig acres and to perches to Captain Walter Sims for a 10,706. Sims fat her in Law rapt. J John Cia in who lived Oil Roberts hit tit near Newport Ilie was the first american sea Captain to carry out Flag to China. In made the round trip in about a year passing through the Straits of Sunda. Lie was the first american to import a full or i of chinaware direct it urn China about 1772, and to import Shanghai Chicke from a Cross with which r Aine the celebrated Burk county Strain of chickens. Cant. Green died in 1797, and lies buried in St. James a churchyard Bristol. A China Retreat was turned into a seat of learning Iii Ike and Olga Nizida As Bristol College with the Rev. Chauncey Colton i. I As president and a under the patronage of the episcopal Church. Additional buildings were constructed and at one time As Many As eight Hundred indents were in attendance. The c la go ran its course in a few years and was succeeded by a classical school. A in 1842 the late grip. Allen Cartridge one of the earliest superintendents at West Point opened a military school in China Retreat building which was maintained for about three years. During the civil War the buildings were occupied As a military Hospital and later were Usis Das a state school for Tho education of coloured soldiers orphans. Some time later this work was Given Iii and the property passed into private ownership. The land about the buildings became a picnic ground and was known As College Park. The property at present is. Occupied As private i ��?1 a monthly card party closes season melting of the monthly it Ard party for the season was held at the Home of hrs. Samuel Lewis. -. Of Vater saturday evening a 18th. The following Niemei were present miss Katharine Hen Ai Elizabeth n. J. Mrs. James a hereon of Morrisville or and airs. Maurice Bilker or. And or Al to ton Knoth miss Florence Wilkin a my i Edward Wilkinson of a or alms mrs David Cherry a. Milton Williams i and or Charles Lewis or. And mrs. Sam in j Lew is of Bridgewater or. And mrs. George Williams or. Lester Wiliams of Croydon or. And airs Wil Lam Ramon or. Allred Murray of Eddington. I he following were the prize winners ladies or. Samuel Lewis Bint mrs. William Lait Ion second alias Katharine , third Mai Milton Knoth first David Cherry Sii Jond a ill Lam Lamon third. A delicious repast was served by mrs. S. Lewis and after a very enjoyable time the guests departed for Thor Homes at a late hour the first meeting for next season will be Beld the third saturday in Sepu a 1 i the Home of or. And mrs. George Williams of Croydon Manor. Unclaimed mail the following mail n Mains in i limed at a Roybn Post office de. Baker. Mute Belier airs. H. Bowe or. Jake Brucer mrs. Roxie Bergen Aarn. Rooks Art Cron Ray i a a sad mrs. Win. Fegley. Harriet cd s m r. Elizabeth Gregory if. J Horan if. \ Hunter Chas. Hartley Charlo Huffman win. Lamoni David Mccormick Harry Monson Wilson i Xiii Chas. Richard Macer mrs. Arthur a Denis i. L. Withrow mrs. J. L. Woodrow Howard l. A liner g. A. Wui Itel George Roberts mrs. H. Rushton airs. Harriet Behen Fen Frank Snyder. Nuisances on state Road people of state Road and Wyoming Avenue Are getting tired of Hun knocking at their doors Iii the Early hours of the morning. We need More police Protection and some investigating. To learn Why men done to know where they live. I new Church. This marked the end Jot a perfect week. Rev. Or. Shoo who has been very ill expects to be by to officiate on sunday. Joseph Berk grandson of Henry Beck of Alayne Lane was rushed to the Harriman Hospital after swallowing chloral at his Home. John Lutzweiler of Croydon Manor was bitten by a police dog and had his injuries treated at Hie Harriman Hospital. Miss Esther Courtney Emily Avenue Sang several songs for the Benefit of the sixth Ward boy at the Harriman menus club Bristol. A oui mid Sun Morv. Day a Given by the pupils of Croydon school at Croydon theatre Wras a great Suc i Cess. I air. And airs. Ira Brown of state Road i it i timed on sunday evening j i lands in in Philadelphia Ami Tull Tow n. I mrs. Coin of main Street had guests from Philadelphia on Mattir a Day. Wilins Wilson was a visitor in 1 Croydon last week. Air. And airs. Victor Girard Are enjoying a in w car. Air. And mrs. English Are beautifying their Home with a coat of paint. We will i Ink for you at the bake Sale saturday afternoon a amp Cape is Lawn Cedar Avenue near state Road Given by the Guild and altar committee of St. John tile divine episcopal Church. Everybody Welcome. Air. And mrs. Charles Schweiker of Stati Road entertained miss Katherine sell Weiker. Of Philadelphia over1 the week end. Air. E. Alo therbe of Cedar Avenue visited relatives in pm Iladel Many Forest Trees Are planted in Bucks county i to Pine Scot Eli pint personal mention a re to waiting be done to for the Creyi ignites hear what is Goin state Road. Miss Dorothy Waters entertained the Pollyanna club at her Home Wyoming Avenue on tuesday eve . Is i u hic and singing were enjoyed by All present. Miss Alae Waters will be Croydon a repress native at the track meet at George school. James labor of Rosa Avenue is enjoying his new car. By. Fort a Large gathering at the memorial Ai. E. Church on sunday Evi Ning. Rev. George c. Shoe was in is ated with a Large Bible for the Plizia on wednesday. Albert by ale has finished painting his House at state Road and Washington Avenue. Lib us All try and be very Good. They say raindrops Are the tears of Angels shed Over the sins of the world. Philadelphia a official diocesan Jubilee pilgrimage to Rome under the auspices of Cardinal Dougherty will leave in tuesday for new York. W Here 500 clergymen and members of the laity will ail at Midnight aboard the s. S. Penn land. Robert ii Yon of Croydon Valnor is enjoying his new coach j relatives of air. And airs. Bartholoma were visitors at their Home on saturday. With a new boat of paint. Air. An a mrs Pauls Worth Are making their Nome beautiful., some of the holes in slate Road Are being filled. Airs. Foerst entertained for the week end mrs. Mcconnell and children from Philadelphia. Rile red ladies keep growing and enjoying their meeting. Has. \ Wolfram is now Ono of their member. They now number sixth in a Edna Beek in sprading some time at the Home of her parents away pcs Lane airs. N. B. Chase of Oneonta n. Cut the past week at that a Home of air. And airs. James e. Keel in c 0 Don Ala nor. More than 52,000 Forest tre its Ere distribute to futons in i irks county this a i spin a a for restocking woodlots and planting on i it a leu mean according to District f Orest re e. F. Browse Norristown. I Wenty eight persons in All parts of the county set out or his Wei t. Hugely three Yeai old seedling of Hie following varieties red Pine Norway Spruce and japanese Larch. Nine thousand seedlings wire planted in Washington crossing i Aik to n Forest Barren areas. A id Fui t re Ejli planted ,.v 1 a s term in Southampton township and Thomas c. Hawkes Bristol. Received 4.000. The shark y farms company continued their tree planting by petting out 2.000 and Reuben p. Eby a a Tope. Planted l0o0 this being the sixth cons ecu to year Ilia he has received Trees i rom the d. Part int. The Philadelphia counci1 of boy scouts planted 2,50o on treasure Island largely for o Elm n St in tiny purposes and Howard l. Rout Ham i Silverdale planted a like number on his farm in Hij town township. A. Ii. Durns Riegelsville lunges i. Davis Buckingham and Joseph Karr Huntington Valley each planted 2,000. Other persons received Small r numbers of Trees William Bauer everything electrical installed and repaired supplies appliances Rosa ave., North of state Road Croydon. A. I % j a a i i s i t. Charles Cardner i $ hauling cinders Stone Sand $ and gravel state Road and Laynes Lane phone Bristol 325-w % if your heating system % has not been Satis fac tory the past Winter consult us our hot water i heating system t is Safe and dependable i Bristol township happenings hugely air and All s. Maurice Hopeland of Ambler spent sunday at the Holm of a a. Ani viral a. n. Airs. James Pettit and daughter Elizabeth and Friend of Emilie spent sunday tit the Home of alls. Flex Dew snap. Daniel Dewsnap is recovering from an attack of Tom lit is. Mrs. Jessie Stradling entertained t i lathes and friends on sunday at Din hoi. Or. And mrs. John Conyer of Edgely Avenue entertained mrs. Conyers Mother airs. Lena align ii and friends mrs. Steiler and or. End mrs. Saeger of new York City. Over sunday. Mrs. Jessie Betz had As her guest of it r sunday Lier sister miss Eva Snoyer of Bristol and Friend Ai irs Helen Stapleton of philae Iphia. Or. In Coni . Of Elkins ave i be. Is Riding around in his new Sedan purchased last week. Or. Aud airs. Frederick Weller my family of Radcliffe Street spent Munday in at Lam in c t or. And mrs. John Conyer had As i heir guest. Airs. Borhani of Philadelphia formerly of i Edgely. The ladies of Hie Union Church my the Community i Ade a Trio to i Blind Al p Ilia and s p i 111 a it d n e s i k i if tor noon with Rev. And mrs. Ray Nom Clark pastor of Edgely Union a Hurch. A special service last sunday was veil att need. I lie mixed quartet. A aug scleral selections and the girls their of the pentecostal can i of Philadelphia also in a which was veil enjoyed. Sunday school will get at 10.15 of clock. Evening ser me is usual at 7.30 p. M. Rev. Raymond Mark wishes to see Many More new aces. The eld gely card club was enter aimed by airs. John Conyer on thursday. Newport Ville miss Lara Laird of Newport Ille Road spin sunday at Tho Home of her Uncle or. Laird of Frankford a. Tho ladies auxiliary of the fire company will hold a card party on thursday evening also a dance on saturday evening. It a hoped fliers will be a Good attendance As it is for a worthy cause. The in w port Ville Church will hold a Strawberry social on june 1st. Or. And airs. Edward in Middle i ton motored to Wildwood on Friday and stayed until sunday. Fun Munday services will lie held at 2 0 p. In., at Tho Newportville chm he All Are cordially Welcome. Rev. Ii. Ai. Hartmann is the pastor. Clean and healthful i Herbert a. Pettit i 923 Pond St. Phone 421-m. T new Ford Coudy s550 . Detroit Croydon bakery bread. Cakes and pies Bartholomas state Road and Cedar women Drivers bring your Ford Here for service out mechanics Are courteous and helpful at All times and they have been specially trained to do a Good Job at a fair Price. Promptness in delivery and a clean shop arc other features you will appreciate. Collier s phone Bristol 58 Bristol Payr a or ii a Jujj a f i a i. Amp a in in in he m we. St. Clair tin roofing Heaters ranges Sheet Metal work in All branches All kinds of Oil Steves repaired p. 0. Box 111 Croydon a. Sagely scouts to have Sale Edge by troop of to scouts will Mvi a Baile Sale saturday on Tim a wit of the Union chm i at Edgely a lie boys arc hoping Naifi. A Jim Otth which to buy equip Aeilt and solicit the patronage of he a Public. We. Seibold meat Market and Delicatessen store Frigidaire service and sanitation de luxe Cedar ave., below state Road a Croydon a. Phone Bristol 455-w. A a i ii in a a a / s in s notice i s d s s s s a a s paring alterations to building business will be conducted in rear of building. Entrance on Wood Street until first of the week after which tile Entrance will be at front of building As usual. F. E. Baylies jeweler 307 Mill Street Bristol a. J 4f s s \ a a 3 a a i / / a a / s i which were largely used for planting on waste land Iii the Northern part of the county. Berks leads by tar All counties in Tim Valley forge foie3t District which includes eight Iii Southeastern Pennsylvania. More than 800,000 Forest Trees were set out in that county this past Spring. The City of Reading planted 415,000 on their Alai Den Creek watershed. Lancaster was second with 160,000 and Montgomery county third in the number i tro it planted with a total of 145,-000. Lehigh Bucks and Chester Are about equal each receiving from the department of forests and Waters j Manor service station j Auto i its. Repair work i Candy and tobacco batteries a recharged. Odisher amp Tibbetts Bristol Pike Croydon a. Approximately 75,000 Forest Trees. District fori Mir Bro use stated that according to present indications i 1930 would ref Crestal Ion cations have for 560.000 irs ire to Sec in department for Are urged to file an i arly Date. Be a Banner year for in this District. Apply already been received codling. Persons who Forest Trees from the planting next Spring i bile on the ground started directed and stopped it during an interesting test a1 Wright Field. Dayton Ohio recently. The tank without any other Means of guidance responded to radio impulses transmitted from the plane. Their applications at flying at an Altitude of 2,000 feet an air plane operated the controls of a tank or miniature Automo Justice of peace James Laughlin Maynes Lane and Bristol Pike Croydon a. Marriages real estate insurance licenses All kinds. J. T. Schramm contractor and builder jobbing Concrete building blocks e a Sharp saws Taro your raws filed and jointed try machine. Mechanically precise filing. Saws nit truer. An a. Est a tic Icker very. Ice Jwa unto cur work phone Bristol 628-r-3 Croydon Manor a. Most people know this absolute antidote for pain but Are you careful to say Bayer when you buy it and do you always give a glance to see Bayer on tile boxy and the word genuine printed in red it Isnit the genuine Bayer aspirin without it a drugstore always has Bayer with the proven directions tucked in every Box ceiling blinds siding tors Sash hardware Glass High Grade reasonable prices Board prompt and courteous service Call Bristol 258 aspirin is the Trade Mark of Hayer manufacture of of 3 400 Otter Street Dot Bristol a vow i it a a in a Beautiful gift for her graduation a Chest. Steeped in the Romance of the past the Dowling dowry by Lane Chest i he design of this Chest reverts to an old dowry Chest said to have been used in the court of King James i in about the year 1620. According to the Story one of the court attaches a sir Henry Dowling had one daughter whom he loved very dearly. This daughter Amelia had been sent to a Convent in the continent. When she was ready to return to England sir Henry in True fatherly fashion desired to commemorate her Home coming with a gift. So he called in the artisans and he ordered them to make a Chest which should surpass All others in Beauty. He rejected the Wood watched the work step by step and finally when the Chest was completed nobody in All the court had Iver seen one lovelier. Amelia came Home. She accepted the Chest with heart overflowing with Joy. And according to the Story which ends just As All such stories should she married settled Down and lived happily Ever alter. The gift from her father then passed on Down through Many generations finally to bestow its wealth of Beauty and Romance upon this modern adaptation the Dowling Hope Chest especially designed for the girl graduate by Lane a the world s Foremost Cedar Chest maker. V this Chest Las the loveliest of Oriental and american Walnut veneers in the outside and the choicest of aromatic red Cedar Heartwood on the inside the Cedar being 3 \ Inch thick in accordance with the i. S. Government recommendations form Moth killing Cedar a nest. Heavily panelled top richly embellished with carved mouldings. Tile Chest is tooth capacious inviting a indeed a Channing treasure to hand Down to future generations. Shall in most Happy to have you inspect this Chest. For the girl graduate for any girl or Young woman a no finer or More acceptable gift is easy conceivable. The Price 19 $35 convenient u is May he arranged if desired. We show Many other pleasing Lane models. Spence or Anne Mill amp Radcliffe sis., Bristol cd. Ulos phone Bristol 462

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