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Bristol Bucks County Independent Newspaper Archives Sep 12 1930, Page 1

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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - September 12, 1930, Bristol, Pennsylvania Entered As second class matter at Post office at Bristol. A. Huh yeah to. a. Friday. September 12. 1930. Five cents a copy. Lower grades in Harriman overcrowded beginners 3 i 42 total 243 353 297 139 59 a c Balli Street Jefferson Avenue Wood Street 36 Washington Street 35 Beaver Street 3 7 Harriman building to the schools will be closed each wednesday afternoon beginning next week and continuing Foi 16 weeks to permit the teachers to attend classes and lectures in the latest methods of teaching and classroom management. These courses Are Given to the Bristol teachers instead of attending the county Institute. At the comple Ion of the course each teacher receives units of credit toward College degrees. The school Calendar for the balance of the school year is As follows october a Day to be set aside on which teachers shall visit other school november schools close for thanksgiving Holiday on nov. 26, and re Sunn dec. I december schools close for Christmas Holiday on tuesday dec. 23, and resume monday january 5, 1931 March schools closed one Day to permit teachers to visit school men a week at University of Pennsylvania april schools close for easter vacation wednesday april i and resume tuesday april 7 june schools close june 19. There Are 193 Days in the 1930-1931 term. Yeagle and Hovetter a hitch hike to coast Harold Yeagle of Locust Street and Boyd Hovetter of Beaver Street who started on july 2 8 to a hitch hike their Way to the Pacific coast have sent word to their relatives Here that they reached in its Angeles on sept. 3, and that they had a most interesting experience. Yeagle and Hovetter wanted a to see the they Are level headed Young men who Felt Able to take care of themselves. They kept their relatives informed of their Progress. Among their interesting experiences was a hike to the top of pikes Peak near Colorado Springs col., and Back and being caught in a sandstorm in the Mohave desert. While they enjoyed the trip they have no desire to stay on the Pacific coast and it is expected they will shortly be on their Way Back to Bristol. A round about town Celebration is planned for new Bridge opening about one sixth of the population of Bristol is attending Quot the Public schools the enrolment from tile various buildings shewing 2107 children Ai their desks. The elementary grades in the Harriman building Are very much overcrowded especially tin fifth and sixth grades where there Are More pupils than can be accommodated in the two rooms set apart for these grades. Parents Are being informed that it will be necessary to Transfer some of these children to the filth and sixth grades in the Jefferson Avenue school where there Are adequate facilities Whan More room becomes available in the Harriman building the children will be returned there. Figures from the office of supt. Howard e. James show to at 39 5 pupils Are enrolled in the Junior High school and 262 in the High school. The enrolment in the other schools is As follows he had fifteen waiters. News of the Hurricane that devastated Santo Domingo causing the death of 4000 persons recalled to a Apt. William e. Do roil an experience fit had Iii a Hurricane some years ago. He and or. Doron had gone on a cruise of the West indies and were returning from Havana aboard tile Steamer Mexico when a Hurricane for two full Days the did not make a mile of against the Gale. Pass i Ere kept below decks and plate mass an Inch thick was Chambel smashed by Waves from 40 to 45 feet High cant. Do Roc. Said. A i was the Only passenger who Wasny to sick a he said. A when i responded to the Call for meals had fifteen plans for a joint Celebration of Hie opening of the new Bristol Burlington Bridge already Are being outlined by the Burlington Commerce whose a meeting monday to enlist the co the civic bodies Iii and struck Steamer Progress engers \ chamber of directors at night voted operation of Burlington county Bucks county. Such rapid Progress in in Nevi is he s treasurer. Motion picture people have organized the motion picture ser ice Bureau for Pinchot for governor. Thomas Bible of Philadelphia Bas been chosen president Percy ii Clinger of Bryn mawr Secretary and whom do you think they elected treasurer de Lynn Bristol a impresario. De is prepared to handle All the funds that May be raised. A Nick is mended. A surgical feat that brought pleasure to several persons was recently performed by Doc Laing when lie mended Asa fabians cat. A Nick a after a a Nick suffered an Accident that in years gone by might have caused him to be put in a bag together with a piece of Rock and thrown into the River. A a Nick likes to sprawl oui under Peoples feet. He was doing that one Day a while ago while a number of the Fabian family was sitting in a rocking chair leading. A a Nick was almost under the Rocker not quite. Ile was underfoot however for when the occupant of the chair arose a a Nick was stepped on and in trying to get out of the Way he broke his shoulder Blade. Doc Laing was summoned and Doc made a plaster cast and fitted it to the cats body after he had set the break. For three weeks the cat went about on three feet. The cast was removed and the break was found to be healed. For some time a a Nick Wasny to sure whether it was All right to use All four feet or not but now he scampers about As a dryly As Ever. The Fabian family is pleased is a Nick a and Doc gets a out of it too. Being made on the construction of the Bridge that it will be finished before Spring. Tile Burlington of Commerce has written to the Bridge company urging joint action toward advertising the new traffic artery and offering its cooperation with the communities on this Side of the River in arranging a Celebration of the opening. Steel is almost completely in place from the Bristol Shore to the Central lift Span. The slowest Job will be putting tile 540-foot lift Span in place. This will be built by suspension process the steel being built out from each pier and held in place by cables anchored to the approach spans. Of the state and the approach from to the Bridge is a week. The Road will wide of Concrete con approval county for state Road pee Ted this be 2 0 feet so kick Striction and will extend almost straight through the Alfalfa Field and the Marsh to the Bridge the Grade being 4 per cent. The new layout through the Marsh avoids Maple Avenue. It will necessitate much More filling than the original route would have entailed. It is believed this part of the work will be finished in november. A Brick transformer House is being erected adjacent to the abutment at Maple Beach. Mulligan wins 4th Ward Golf i championship i the first tournament on Neil mulligans Back Yard Golf course in Buckley Street is All Over and the chromium plated Pink rib boned Putter that was the prize belongs to or. Mulligan. Its his because he cleaned up All contestants. About 30 fourth Ward experts were in the tournament which simmered Down to John Breslin Bill Snyder and or. Mulligan. Brei a i Iii holds the course record 24, and believe us anybody who can make the Mulligan course in 24, with the Mulligan clubs is in Bobby Jones class. There arc no flits on Snyder either for when the last shot was played lie and Hie lid were tied Ai 77 for 18 holes. But Mulligan made then. In 70. Breslin and Snyder say Borough will Check Speed in Pond Street that Mulligan Wen largely through Hie Power of conversation. But Mulligan Only laughs. Having won the tournament Mulligan went after other honors Hue cd the by St players on the course is Tommy Holden. So Neil approx Allied him. \ of want your picture on the Apple tree As Champion of the course a he said. A urn a Joe you Chance. What do you say a Tommy took him on. But the result was As in the tournament Mulligan won. And again the same report came that mulligans line of chatter put Tommy off his game. With t to \ in tories t ins credit Neil goes looking for other scalps. John Barrett who my been training at Tom Al off in a continued on Page four Edmund Lowe at the grand next week Curtiss Wright loss first half of year $5,351,661 he a a Republican. Franklin Gilkeson a announcement that he will support Hemphill candidate of the a libel a1 party and of the democratic party for governor has resulted in a Good Deal of comment about town. Or. Gilkeson has been a Republican since be first voted. Richard f. Hoyt chairman of the Board of the Curtiss Wright corporation of which tile Ley Stone aircraft corporation is a unit issued a report last week to stockholders covering operations for the first six months of 1930 and revealing a net loss of $5,351,661, of which $1,850,050 was a net manufacturing loss $1,6 79,819 on airports and service subsidiaries and $2,031,307 due to inventory adjustment development engineering and other charges. Or. Hoyt called the attention of stockholders to tin fact that the corporation is less than a year old and that a considerable part of its activates Are still a in the phase of the pioneering development of a new Industry. Larar expenditures have been made in vaudeville an and Jack Holt a vier in a even seen at the afternoon and his father was one of the most his the establishment of this new pin i business. Furthermore a the regular monthly meeting of the foreign missionary society o the Bristol m. E. Church will be held t his evening in the Church Parlours at 8 of clock. The Philippines will be the subject to be discussed. All members Are urged to be present. Prominent republicans of time. Or. Gilkeson regards Chot As a unfit to be governor a and he dislikes Pinchot s All Quot dance to the dry cause so lie cry frankly declares himself to be for Hemphill As the Liberal party nominee. Some of his acquaintances about town declare that by his taking this position he has forfeited his right to be known a Republican. A nothing of the kind atty. Gilkeson when we with him on this question. A i am a better Republican than Pinchot. I was for Taft when Pinchot Roosevelt George w. Perkins and the other Bull Mooers were doing their Best to destroy the Republican party. Pinchot and his associates made continued on Page four As said chatted the aviation Industry As a whole during Hie year 1 929 was expanded far beyond the capacity of the present Market to absorb the amount of product the report also states that Quot a substantial saving in overhead and increased efficiency Are being brought about by the consolidation of All manufacturing activities in four concentrated the Bristol Plantis one of these. Or. Hoyt states in the report that As a result of the consolidations and general reduction of organization a to bring it in line with the current volume of business the payrolls of Curtiss Wright in june were at an annual rate of $3,400,000 less than in december. Edmund love in a Good intentions a will be the feature talking pict in e at the grand theatre monday and tuesday. The film is a society Crook Story. A Mickey s winners and a French kisses will be the coined is Ami movie tone new will be shown. The attraction tonight will be Alice Joyce and Lowell Sherman in ii comedy Llama a the knew path audio review and two com Dies also Are billed. Four acts of Aesop fable film and Dorothy jul glance a will be grand saturday evening. The favorite actor of All the kids will he at the theatre wednesday Rin Tiu tin the flog Star in a melodrama of the waterfront a rough a rhythmic Novelty a Irish fantasy a also is hooked together with a comedy a Good morning sheriff a and Paramount sound news. Next thursday and Friday Jack Mulhall will be featured in the film version of the stage show a the fall the comedy will be a honeymoon Zeppelin a there will be a musical Novelty a a Glim Ous vamps a and Bathe sport Light review. State Highway department inspectors have been Busy this week checking traffic on Pond Street counting the number of vehicles and pedestrians at each of thy Corners where there is a traffic Light. All of these lights were ordered removed some weeks ago by the state and the Borough is determined that they shall not to removed or if they Are that other Means be taken to protect the lives of the children and others who live in that crowded part of the Borough. Burgess Anderson and members of us Borough Council declare that the lights Are necessary for tin Protection of the Public. The state Highway department says they Are unnecessary and that their removal will Speed up traffic. The local authorities regard the speeding of traffic a secondary to the safeguarding of lives. If the authority of the state is exercised and the lights Are removed the Borough we Alf informed will enact an ordinance limiting traffic to 15 Miles an hour in tin congested zone and will enforce the ordinance. That will not give the fullest Protection to the Public hut it will hold Down the Speed of the new York buses and trucks and other Speed mad Drivers while they Are passing through the Borough and will be the Best protective measure the Borough can take Iii lieu of the lights. Collier building new garage and service station on Highway National shoe stores opens store Here today >1 the Bristol store of the National shoes stores. Inc., will open today at 413 Mill Street. This is the seventh store of til is com puny which specializes in shoes at factory outlet prices. Its other stores Are in Philadelphia Coatesville Camden Conshohocken Norristown and Chester. Representatives of the company say that the organization is 20 years old and that it has established its store in Bristol after carefully investigating the local area. It will carry a line of up to Date shoes for men women and children at Low prices. The local store will he under the management of or. Isslyn and will be open every evening. Thomas a. Collier Bristol Ford dealer Lias begun construction of a Fine new garage service station and general parts store on his lot at Pond Market and the Highway. It will be a Brick building built in the form of an a the show room to be 40 by 80 and one garage 50 by 90. Harry Han Ford local contractor has Tho contract for construction. Or. Collier came Here years ago As the authorized dealer after having had years Contact with the Ford Pany in other places. He built up a steadily growing business which has made the construction of the new building necessary. The location is probably the most prominent in Tho Borough As the lot faces on three streets and the building will to accessible from each of them. Is expected that the work will to finished by january isl. Eight Ford eight com Tian Trevose Flower show tonight and tomorrow Tho eighth annual Trevose Flower show will be held this evening and tomorrow afternoon and night of the Trevose Community j Louse. There will to several Bristol exhibitors including Arthur Serfert who has charge of one of the departments. Miss Eunice s. Williams will be one of the judges. The Trevose show always attracts a Large attendance and the Flowers on display Are Well Worth going to see fathers association hears Comdr. Mcnair the fathers association opened its season last night with commander Mcnair chief of staff of the fourth naval District As the speaker. Commander Mcnair was in charge of american destroyers in the War zone during the world War. He gave interesting reminiscences of w a sex Pei incs

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