Bristol Bucks County Independent in Bristol, Pennsylvania
14 Oct 1921

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14 Oct 1921

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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - October 14, 1921, Bristol, Pennsylvania Everything conies to him who Waits a but is Tun that a Slicker the Man who goes after what lie wants gets it a darn sight quicker. Jill that thl a Neorr. Name in Puls Mary had a Little Lamb. But we d never know it if she had not advertised. Vol. 2 a no. 15.Bristol. Pa., Friday. October 14 1921. Five cents the copy charter of Moose Independent again challenges courier Lodge now open in circulation St a published oct. 7 i in drive for new members charter will remain open until january first Charles Franks of Harriman to follow the Birds next tuesday morning journey of three weeks to land of Sunshine will have All the comforts of Home aboard Kitchen bedroom and Bath a House on wheels a is the latest method of transporting one s family from place to place and As tile Cool weather is making itself evident a Day passes that one 01 these monsters of the Road scarcely More of Hie not through Point Elt a seen wending Bristol with South. Folks dollars Laid by their Way their noses with a few Hundred dollars Laid by and without work seem to find this the easiest Way to keep Down the Cost of living and while living they Are living the care free life of tile gypsies of old minus Many of the inconvenience the former residents of Romany Wen confronted with. Charles Franks of Pond Street Harriman leaves this Section next tuesday morning in a motor drawn Home with his destination now de tided upon As St. Petersburg Flor Ida. The trip of fourteen Hundred Miles has All been a plotted and or. Franks is Able to Tell Yon within a mile where he expects to spend his Days Ami nights for the three weeks he figures on consuming in the journey South Waul to the land of pet pet ital summer. He is starting right and will travel with All the comforts of Home to Start with he sold his five Tor White dump truck and his Hudson sport Model car. And purchased fron Raymond a. Wright the Chassis of a Maccar truck on this Chassis will be built a specially prepared body that will in the Home of or. Franks and his wife on Tho journey. The body which is now being by ii i in Raymond Wrights body shop a been Laid out according to carefully made specifications and will when completed Ami fitted out contain All the comforts of Home with the exception of running water and Bath although bathing facilities have been provided for with an up to Date collapsible travelling hath tub that will meet All requirements. The body of the truck will be lighted by an electric dome the current Foi which will he provided by the hat Tery which will he charged through a specially made Magneto with which the engine of the truck has been equipped. The Forward part of the truck body will be the bedroom of i i couple., and space has been carefully provided for so that the Dresser and bed will be placed that they May perform their full functions. The balance of the bedroom furniture with several chairs and intimate articles of the household which the Franks wish to take with them will he stored Well Forward there will he Twenty two inches Between the Side of the bed and the Side of the truck which will be ample room to allow a person to pass bark and Forth. At the foot of the bed will by placed a comfortable Morris chair and in this mrs. Frank May recline during the Day. When Ever she tires of tiding in the Drivers cab beside her husband. This cab which is five and a half feet wide will con Tain one of the most comfortable seats Ever put on a truck it was taken from the rear of a Cadillac touring car and has Spring cushions and Back. The rear of the truck will be the Kitchen curtained off from the sleeping room. Here a tiny table two chairs and a stove mounted on a stationary cupboard will comprise the furnishings. The couple expect to make stated stops on the journey southward hut As they have set no specified time for their arrival and Are travelling by no forced schedule they May deviate from their original plans As fancy dictates. Arriving at St. Petersburg it is the intention of or. Franks if he finds conditions warrant it. To set himself up in the general trucking business but if he finds that the Field is limited lie will pull out for some other Florida town until he finds a location to suit him. Banks River of the the first pm Iii is used members and and smoking Large reception Bristol Lodge tax Yal order of j Moose no. 1169, complying upon a request issued by director general James j. Davis have opined their Charier for the admission of new j members Welch will remain on i until january first 1922. During this period the initiation fee has been reduced to $0.00, and the advantages to he gained in this fraternal order ought to Appeal to every Man particularly those who have the responsibilities of Home and family to provide for in Case of sickness or death. The Home Here at no. 900 Radcliffe Street situated along the of the Beautiful Delaware is without exaggeration one most Ideal and commodious fraternal Homes of its kind in Bucks county. Containing sixteen rooms tin Home is an Ideal one for la purpose Tor which it is used. Floor with four Large for the reception of contains a Reading room along with a room for ladies who visit then on occasions of entertainment or business pertaining to the order. While social games of valium kinds a indulged in by members to while away their Leisure to Tauenta. One of the most rigid rules Iii the Home Here is that no gambling is allowed at any time inside Hie building. On the second floor a Large meeting room is pleated with the Secretary a room adorning along with several retiring rooms that Are spacious and aural Ive in their equipment. Rooms on he fourth floor Are sleeping quarters for travelling members and during the Scarcity of lodging accommodations incident to the shipyard work Here the Home accommodated i Large number who were unable to in a other locations. Another Fea ure this order is noted for. And in which its members in thus and work a or is Quot my its heart the Home mainline for orphan children of Mem i hers where both elementary and practical education is taught to make those let destitute by the Loath of a Parent both useful and Wirt by citizens. While the membership of Bristol \ Odge is cons id led exceedingly Large with their Home free of debt it is the desire of its members during the present drive to exceed in numbers my fraternal association in this part of the state. Applications May be had from or. John w. Rodgers dictator Omar Hillborn Secretary. Or any member All of whom will furnish any information about Hen-1 a tits to in derived by enrolling at j the present time. Will donate $100 to any designated Charity if daily can prove to have within 200 of what they claim will a Jake a Schmidt give up Auto driving although the a daily excuse has chopped off hos from their last circulation statement and reduced their claim from 2.105 to 1300, they have not As yet hit the Leal facts. In order to get the truth from the publishers of this now discredited publication for the advertisers who have been paying for circulation they Nave never received the Independent will give $100 to any local Charity if the daily can prove they have 1.100 paid subscribers instead of the 1,300 they claim. Statement of ownership statement of the ownership management and circulation of the Bristol courier a daily newspaper published in Bristol Bucks county. Pennsylvania As required by the act of Congress of August 2. I ill 2. Publisher the Bristol printing co. Editor Edwin m. Giles business manager. Edwin m. Giles stockholders holding one per cent. Or More it the Stock of this corporation. Ellis e. , Edwin m. Oile a William Watson. Average number of copies sold and distributed through the mails or otherwise to paid subscribers during the six month period ending sept. 30, 1921. 1300. Signed Edwin m. Giles. Managing editor. Sworn to and subscribed before me this Twenty ninth Day of september. A. In 1921. Margaret f. Leat Herman. Notary Public. Iii the Issue of the a excuse last Friday hidden Way Down a of in a a Corner of Page 3. Was their statement of ownership and circulation claim. This was duly sworn to by tile much retitle manager editor president treasurer and what not All. And it is reproduced Here so that the Many May see it instead of the few readers of the daily who May have stumbled Over it by Accident. The Independent will not make any charge to the a excuse a for the prominence Given their statement As the laughs it will furnish the thousands of readers of this paper will be Reward sufficient. The laughs will be furnished by the Sublime Faith of the poor unguided individual who held up his right hand and swore to the truth of the statement. In everything excepting the circulation figures the statement undoubtedly could be proven and is without a doubt technically True but even so there is not one person in Bristol who reads it who will be fooled by it. The name of Joseph la. Grundy the real owner of the paper is conspicuous by its absence. However if Joseph r. W wishes to emulate the Ostrich and if he gets any satisfaction from wishing to hide his Light of ownership and imagines the people a Large fall for the Bunc Nib that is his business. Get Busy now All you associations and societies who Are working to Aid the suffering poor of the town you who wish to raise a fund for the starving armenians or for any other worthy purpose for that matter and Mak the management of Hie a a excuse win the $100 for your cause a if they can. So certain is the Independent that they will not Ever. Answer this a Hallanger that its editor is almost tempted to make the offer $1,000. A certified Check for $100 will a posted with any reputable business Mao in Bristol As soon As the Dally announces their intention of accepting this defy. His fellow members of a Bunting s knitting club Are going to request him to Michael Dougherty civil War medal of Honor Man to be guest of the nation nov. 10-11 death trap again endangers lives this time a Mother and her two children might have been victims a a Jake Schmidt the one Man Iii Bristol who knows All about Flowers and growing things has spent j in his business carreer thousands of a jul trap dollars for automobiles and Access a out of print for some ories has driven Many Miles Over a Ca he the danger at All sorts of roads and at this advanced stage of his car driving career. A request will he made to him today signed by his fellow members of the a Bunting knitting club a to ills new Brunton Home Cap. We. E. Doron robbed of Linen to Cive free shows either bile a chauffeur or sell autos for they fear for Jakes safety. This fear is not aroused by the thought that be May meet with Ait Accident through carelessness or in experience. But is fostered in the fear that a a Jake a May burst a blood vessel when enraged at not being Able to Start up Bis bus. The club members were assembled Iii solemn conclave wednesday afternoon settling some one of the weighty problems that Are handled by them each Day when a Jake a who for some reason was not present at the meeting burst into the Headquarters and with hands that trembled picked up the Telephone and Ca i Levi madly for Junior to come Down town and Start his Auto for him. The members were appalled at the excitable condition of their brother member Ami after he left they took a vote that was unanimous to request him to quit driving an Auto unless lie Learned How to operate the starter. Junior of course came Post haste in answer to his dad s demand and after tightening just one Little nut he car started off like a Breeze. It is to preclude the possibility of some happening overtaking a a Jake while he is on the Road away from Boule that causes the club to take the action they have recorded. Thieves make rather a Rich haul in former Harriman Homestead plans free motion picture matinees for the youngsters of the town House to the rivet thurs to arrangements for funeral of private Watkins changed services to be held in St. James s Church instead of his Home private Delker buried from Home slice the arrival of the bodies of the War heroes Russel f. Delker and Eugene Watkins whose funerals will take place on sunday next a change in the ceremonies of the burial of private Watkins is announced. Instead of services Over the remains if this hero who was the Only sold Ier from Here to la decorated with a distinguished service Cross for bravery timing held at his Home As previously arranged services will in conducted at one of clock at St. James a Church by Rev. Henry s. n ter. Which will be folo cd at 3 of clock with services at the Delker Home. 561 Swain Street by Rev. Henry Hartmann of the local presbyterian Church. Atter the military ceremonies at Bristol cemetery in charge of Robert a. Bracken Post. American legion and a military band fron Camp Dix. The ladies auxiliary of the Loc met. Al Post will entertain the legion and band at a luncheon in the elks Home which has Ben graciously donated for the occasion. After moving part of their hold goods from Tullytown Harriman Home along the Hank above the shipyard on Day last. Or. And . L. Brunion were much surprised Friday morning when they visited their new Home to find the place had been ransacked during their absence Ami a Large Quantity of new Linen mrs. Brunion had lately purchased had been stolen. So far no clue to the thieves have been obtained but now that or. Brunion has become settled in his new abode he promises a warm reception to any marauding gang that comes his Way again. Herman Schlaefer endorsed by Harriman club having secured ownership to the Riverside theatre which was erected on a ground lease year ago. And sold a few Days ago for indebtedness Captain William e. Doron. Is having this pretty Little playhouse thoroughly renovated. When the improvements Are oomph ted both to stage and moving picture Booth. Or. Doron will enter the moving picture Field not however As a Money maker Btl to show the inhabitants of Bristol his heart is still in the tight place. Already he has ordered an overhauling of the projector machines along with Rolls of the latest films i which he will show free at two of j in Moon shows for children and two j evening shows also free for the grown ups of this Borough. Date of the shows will he announced later. Yom kippur most s0lemly observed by hebrews of Bristol impressive and Learned discourse by rabbi Baron Moose seem to be mighty poor Fisherman Gregg Hibbs makes Good on Pennington team a tis an old saying a Man is not often a profit to himself in his own county and evidently this saying holds Good in the Case of Gregg Hibbs who recently entered Pennington Seminary new Jersey where he has shown such ability in a tryout on the football Field he was selected to play with Bis school team on saturday last at fullback against the Blairstown aggregation which resulted Iii a tie. In this game the local High school student featured and was heralded As a Comer for future contests in which his Strong plunging tactics will prove a Wincer. To be disappointed in love is nothing compared to being disappointed on a fishing trip particularly when. Not one member of the party caught a single fish. Such was the expel Ienco of two ant loads from the by pistol Lodge if Moose who left Herr saturday last for Beach Haven n. J. Staving tit Tho Beach Over night and All Day sunday where they used up Alit heir bait on do Sharks an bottle fish. They returned Home greatly Chagi inc without even a scale from the inhabitants of the briny deep to show for their Outing. Among the party were messes. Patrick Grady. Grover tackle Hob Gross j Robinsn. Jack knots. William and John Ennis. Charles Wick. Prank Brush. Harry Wussaw. Herman Alexander. K. A. Heath taurine Heath with Ai Bort Gross or. And Albert Gross or. The Harriman Republican club met monday evening in the Public works building on Farragut Avenue. J. J. Kershner was elected chairman of the executive committee and j. Foster was re elected Secretary. The club ratified the appointment of George a. Nally As county commit t Cern an from Harriman District. It also endorsed Herman Soli Lacier for school director from the East District. Endorsement was also made of William Hendrickson As Register assessor to fill the unexpired term of Samuel Patten who has moved out of the Dis Anion the speakers of the evening were John w. Stott sr., candidate for Justice of peace chief of police a. Aungst John a. Moyer candidate for school director l. I it. Goheen assistant Tow site manager anti James r. Wells candidate for auditor of the township. Plans Are being Laid to get out a big vote this fall and in line with the same rally meetings Are being scheduled by the leaders of the various districts of Bristol township to in held in Harriman Edgely Croydon and new Portville. Efforts Are being made to get some very prominent men in state and county circles to address these meetings. Young Moffo busily training for bouts musical evening of Merit now being rehearsed w. C. T. U. Meeting monthly bus to t z meeting of the. I. I. Lr., win la held Home of miss Hugh Street next Ber 18th. At the 601 Radcliffe tuesday evening octo Young Moffo Bristol a promising Young welterweight is at present getting into form for a bout with one of trentotl8 Best boys in the Arena of that City on monday evening. October 17th. The showing made by Moffo against Pete Hartley. Of new York ill the new Jersey capital a couple of months ago. Has caused the admirers of this lad to predict for him a most successful season in theistic Arena. Frank Matiza. Manager for Moffo says he has hooked a fight for his Man in Philadelphia two weeks hence when Moffor a friends in this Section will a musical evening of unusual character will be Given sometime during the latter part of november Iii the presbyterian Church. Two cantatas will he Given in one evening. The first production will be a the singing special scenery has been painted and electrical Light effects Are being Ai tagged and nine of the Best Well known local artists Are rehearsing their parts. The second cantata will be a the rolling seasons a the principal parts will be Sung by the Best local Talent of Bristol sustained by a chorus of 50 voices. Bot i cantata will be under the leadership of or. T. H. Nelson. Rehearsals for the chorus will commence this evening at the presbyterian Church. Singers of Bristol and Vicinity Are invited to join this chorus. It will be a splendid Opportunity for the singers of Bristol to spend a profitable and pleasant time. Pension dept. Official investigates claims Here Yoni kippur the Day of atonement was observed Oil wednesday by the hebrews of Bristol the orthodox jews having fasted from Sundown tuesday. Until Sundown wednesday. The synagogue on Pond Street was thronged at each service during the Day. Where special prayers were offered. Rabbi Baron of the local synagogue preached ail interesting Sermon in which he dwelt upon capital and labor the two greatest forces of humanity both mutually necessary to each others existence. Judaism teaches Man cannot reconcile himself with god through Mere sacrifice the rabbi said. Only conformity to the demands of a High morality can work such a reconciliation. The formula of the great prophets must be embodied in life ii import Ned his hearers to do Justice and bestow love and Flercy and walk humbly with god. The Universal Day of atonement Iii its Observance of Yoni kippur is considered an impressive demonstration of the vitality and Power of Judaism to the whole world and is observed As such by both reformed and orthodox jews All of whom Are urged upon this occasion to give to the cause of world wide Benevolence. As much if not More than they spend on worldly amusements generally. Has been left time not be this terrible i Edge crossing Lias been lessened but simply because the editor of this papal feels that shouting for a change at this spot or any other that the authorities and the a one Man Power of the ton ii do not see tit to Correct is like knocking ones head against a Stone Wall. A condition that was brought to the personal attention of the writer on i tuesday forces this article whether the Powers pay any attention to it or whether rim ignore it. As they have the Many other stories of a Ltd nature which have appeared in this paper. Returning from the station in the car of a Friend the trap was approached and the gentleman driving when half Way up the slope on the other Side noticed a woman pushing a per ambulatory and leading a child by the hand just about to Cross the Bridge. Ile sounded his Horn and brought his car to a Stop. The woman in fear and trepidation with the thought of protecting hot Young uppermost in her mind hurriedly pulled Back the Carriage arid crouched with to and her walking child against the Wall of the stable at the Crest of the Hill. There was no necessity for her to take this action As tile person driving the car was a gentleman and would have gladly waited for the Little family to pass across the Bridge in safety before he made an attempt to Cross. There Are Many Drivers however who arc not so considerate at the feelings and safety of others and what if one of this Type had been approaching tile Bridge at just that time. The consequences Are almost too horrible to dwell upon so suffice to say that the Mother and her two children would have been struck by the car possibly their lives would have been snuffed out. But More Likely they would have been left cripples for the balance of their Days. How Long More the authorities Are going to allow this terrible menace to remain there is a question none can answer but the All powerful one. If the Borough authorities keep on piling Loose Stone on the Borough Side of the approach to the Bridge the Grade will be gradually eliminated and if this is their object by next fall the approach will lie level. And at that time they May take Steps to Widen the Bridge itself. Many silent prayers Are being daily sent up to the throne of the All High. By mothers and wives whose dear ones Cross this Bridge that they May in spared from an Accident. Local hero decorated for bravery in action to be one of chief mourners at unknown hero funeral especially invited by Secretary of War Bacharach giants meet Bridesburg on sunday the management of the Harriman baseball team have another real treat in store for local fans when the Strong Bacharach giants will try conclusions on sunday next with Brid Burg on the local grounds. With Cannonball Redding pitching. Some fast work will be necessary for the local boys to win. However with the kind of Ball the Bridesburg team have been putting up for Bristol lovers of the game since they the playing rights on the grounds there seems it but sundays game will returns from the unti sual that is expected will took Over Harriman tie doubt give Good by Tai. Be on be Crow to hand. John Wanamaker gives fund to y. M. C. A euchre and dance at Tri Council country club special agent Malcom of the pension department Washington. D. A. Was Busy around Bristol monday and tuesday of this week investigating claims. The presence of this of Ricail brings Foret Fly to in in the fact that there Are Only six Sui visors of the original two Hundred an eighty three members of Fenty it Lay Beatty Post no. 73. G. A. A. Who wet mustered in when tit1 Post was formed. Announcement was made at a meeting of the Chicago Young menus Christian association commemorating the one Hundredth anniversary i of the birth of sir George Williams founder of the organization that John Wanat Naker of Philadelphia had donated funds sufficient for the erection of a y. M. C. A. Building in Moscow Russia. The announcement was made by or. John r. Mott general Secretary of the y. M. C. A. Or. Wanamaker a Telegram announcing the gift said he would like to have it established a where it is so much needed today and where its influence would be Felt for Good principles and Good government in Moscow known As the holy City of the building is the sixth y. M. C. A. Structure donated to foreign lands by or. Wananmaker. The other five Are in Madras Calcutta Kyoto Seoul and Pekin. Or. Wanamaker a gift is to constitute a memorial to sir George Williams. There will be a euchre and dance held at the Tri Council country club k. Of c., on the state Road at Eddington tomorrow evening. The proceeds Are to be Given toward the completion of the new Convent of St. Charles Church Cornwells. There will he dancing continuously from 8 30 in ii 12 of clock both during and after the games. Valuable prizes will be drawn for by non play is. Blesses will leave the Bristol Pike and Buck Road for the club House at 7 45 and 8 15 p. In. Mks. Donnell entertains her s. Class former Bristol doctor mrs. Win. Donnell entertained the members of her sunday school class at Lier Home on Cedar Street on tuesday evening. The evening was spent in games and refreshments were served those present were Carl foil i. Percy Earl William Williams William Robinson. Earl Jackson win. Milnor jr., and flank Milnor. Mrs. J. C. Stuckert elected treasurer of w. C. T. U. Announcement Calais wore received last week of the marriage of or. Willis p. Weaver formerly of Bristol now of Lockport to in. Mrs. John Ruckert. Of 530 Rad a Angeline Straub Wunder. In new Cliffe Street. New treasurer of the w. \ Ork City on october 4. Or. Ami r t. U. W ill a glad to receive an a mrs. Weaver will be at Home to their married in new York regular y. P. B. Meeting at Hendrick s monday g have a Chance to witness the great mini dues of those members who improvement in this boy since his j have not yet paid w hich were due bout with Hartley. It the annual meeting last june. I Street Lockport. N. Y. Friends after the fifteenth of october at two Hundred Ami fifty two High the regular monthly business meeting of the y. P. B. Will be held monday evening at the Home of miss Helen Hendricks on Cedar Street. All members Are urged to be present As plans for the county convention to be held in the Bristol presbyterian Church Are to be discussed. I hat Uncle Sam has a Good memory and believes in honouring his hero sons was proven Early in the week when Michael Dougherty of 324 Dorrance Street a Quot medal of Honor hero of the civil War a received an invitation from the Secretary of War to he the guest of the nation on november 10th and Lith and a participant in the ceremonies attendant to the inferring of the unknown hero of the world War. I he letter sent out from the office of the adjutant general follows War department the adjutant general a office september 30, 1921. Or. Michael Dougherty. Dear sir a i he Secretary of War has directed that an invitation be extended to von to come to Washington As a guest of the nation to participate Iii the ceremonies pertaining to the burial of an unknown american who Vas a member of the american expeditionary forces and who lost his life during the world War. 7 he body of the unknown american is now being selected in France and will be brought Back to this country and will lie in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol from the night of november 9th to 8 30 a. Rn., on november Lith when the funeral procession will proceed to Arlington cemetery for final interment in the memorial Amphitheater. If you accept this invitation you will be one of the official mourners who will follow the remains from the Capitol to Arlington cemetery and it will be necessary for you to arrive in Washington not later than the night of november 10th. Information will be furnished Yon in regard to whom you Are to report upon your arrival in Washington. Your travelling expenses to Washington and return with a reasonable allowance for hotel accommodations for one Day during your stay in Washington will be set aside from funds appropriated for that purpose. It will be necessary for you personally to Blake any arrangements desired for members of your family in visiting Washington at this time and you Are informed that existing accommodations Are very limited. It is requested that you reply to this letter at As Early a Date As practicable. Very truly yours signed p. C. Harris. The adjutant general. I he greatest Honor bestowed on any Soldier in the world is the United states congressional medal of Honor. This was granted to Michael Dougherty who is one of the 50 medal of Honor men of the civil War. Who Are still alive and he received the medal for most distinguished gallantry. He also received a Gobi medal from general Kerwyn for bravery in carrying despatches through the Battle Fields at Winchester a. He was taken prisoner and confined in Libby prison for Over three months was Exchange and rejoined the regiment at Winchester was again taken prisoner october 12th, 1863, and confined at Andersonville ga., for 18 months. Altogether he was held a prisoner of War for More than 22 months. Of the 127 of Ilia regiment 13th a. Cavalry taken prisoners at the same time and place 122 died in Southern prisons he is the sole survivor of the 127. On the 25 of april 1865, 2200 prisoners from Andersonville were sent to Vicksburg miss., to be Exchange. All were put on Board a Steamer called the sultania to be Takt n to St. Louis mo., and w Hen 4 Miles above Memphis tenn., the sultanian a boilers exploded and she was burned to the water Edge. 1600 of the prisoners perished and or. Dougherty was one who reached safety on an Island called the Hen Chicken Island and was taken to St. Louis More dead than alive. He was in 23 engagements and skirmishes some lasting three Days and nights. He had two horses shot from under him. He has resided Iii Bristol for Over 62 years and is now Iii his 78th year and his health is As Good As can be expected after All the hardships and sufferings he went through. Or. Dougherty says he will accept the invitation and the Honor the government a bestowed upon him Iii inviting him to be a guest of the nation on november to and la at Washington when he will be one of the nations chief mourners at the interment of the unknown Soldier of the u. S., who made the supreme sacrifice. The above historical facts regarding the military career of or. Dougherty were gleaned by the writer from his diary which was published a number of years ago. It seems evident that local merchants ought to Wake up to improved Industrial conditions Iii Bristol when a Philadelphia Auto Driver for a Tea and coff House reports his sales in this town on wednesday last $18.00 Over any one Day during the past year

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