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Bristol Bucks County Independent (Newspaper) - September 19, 1930, Bristol, Pennsylvania Entered As second class matter at Post office at Bristol a. Five cents a . Pa., Friday. September 19. 1930. Lith year no. 12. Bristol England tells world of its advantages for industries Preat British port for which Bristol penn., was named has aggressive development Board that is going out after business pity proud of its Waterways its industries and its favourable location for Trade from o o Bristol England there Able shipping facilities. It is iras received in Bristol Penney i Miles nearer new York than Ania this week a most interest Liverpool and 247 Miles nearer Ling and handsomely illustrated i than London. Bristol takes to a round about town thanks. Very much. While we expected approval by our readers and advertisers of the new size and make up of the Independent we were frankly surprised at the Hearty practically unanimous complimentary comment which came to us Lan week end. De Lynn Harry Straus Abe Lehigh canal to be closed soon local Central Coal depot planned c culverts will take the place of Bridges Over ancient waterway navigation will c ease Between Morrisville and Delaware River at Bristol Basin improvement should be advanced by abandonment of canal ufos cum la a urdu ill cd 111 la dict till Iii Lull . Joi Ishii Buikus it it in a it a a to to a or q in Booklet describing the advantages j per cent of the grain1 imported j Rinert Hill Dave Norman f the English City As an Indus into Britain half the total of Elt a it i x a trial Center. With the Booklet bananas 26 per cent of us .3 a a a v clods Cocos of Bristol is the president and which exists a for the advancement of Hie City and port of As one goes through this Bookie handsomely printed one admires the progressiveness of the ame a letter from ii. Y. Kindle a tobacco and huge quantities of Secretary of the Bristol develop-1 Timber provisions Dairy produce pent Board of which the mayor and fruit. It has Over 80 acres devoted to the storage of Oil and was the Pioneer port in great Britain for Oil storage. It is on the River Avon which flows in Lethe Severn at Avonmouth air our friends Over there say a there is no finer navigable waterway in Anglish City from which our own j the world than the River Community obtained its name j we might Well do some boasting and one cannot help wishing that about the Delaware which soon = be dredged to the depth of 20 it of am Kie Sai that while s the i feet above Philadelphia to Tren Al Vayr look Tymn 1 o not a for Bristol England evidently ton. John Smoyer 3d, Chris Oneonta tem sue Ison Max Slatoff in fact every business Man we met told us that the Independent in its new form is a big improvement. And from our subscribers came similar comment. They remarked that the paper was easier to a Lead that it was easier to find the different departments and tha they just help Reading All the ads. Helen Townsend a it one of the busiest women in bus agreement has practically been reached on the establishment in Bristol of a Central Coal depot to which Anthracite Coal for All the local dealers will be delivered by the Lehigh Coal and navigation company. The purpose of the move is to liable the company to close the Lehigh canal from Morrisville to Tho Delaware River at Bristol. This is Likely to be done this fall. Several reasons for the closing of the canal me pressing one of sea scout regatta Here next week be had As much a a Pep As Isri stylians across the sea. B going after Prosperity with the Lime arguments that Bristol Pennsylvania might use. The Bristol development Board is the i Ocial publicity and development one feels like congratulating the City of Bristol England on its determination to Tell the world about the advantages which it possesses. That a the Way to get organization for the county Ami rest a it. We still can learn a Good i try of Bristol. Its purpose says he announcement a is tile con Bli Dation of the More than 300 industries already within the Sty s Borders the placing before interested Industrial bodies of Iris told a facilities As a manuf Aci bring Center and Superior Home ii Arket and the increase of sapling through the City owned up a Date docks of Bristol Avon Lieut i and port so a so prosperous a City As Bris i la the Booklet declares a so Deal from the older cities on other Side of the Ocean. The Bensalem m. E. Church will celebrate 120th pendent last week she read it from cover to cover because a it was so easy to there was Only one Reader from whom we Goi an unfavourable response a lady who lives in Bridgewater and is so accustomed to the old form that she could to quite approve the new one without More time to get used to it. We ran into a few difficulties in producing tile paper in its new we have Ben Salem re. E. Church will observe its 120th anniversary on sunday when special services will be held. Methodist churches in this Vicinity will join with the. Bensalem congregation in its Dvan to Gen ugly placed in relation Celebration. The principal speak i Ini it ii g Quot no or at the service a 7.45 p. In. Will be Rev. Or. Snyder head of the department of religious education Temple University. Pastors of various methodist size and form but we have a anniversary sunday i pretty Clever Bunch of men in our i Back room and they licked every obstacle that confronted them. We Are grateful for the approval of our customers and we Hope to make the Independent better and More serviceable with each Issue. P the growing Industrial South confidently affirms Bristol to be in finest location in England for Here in Bristol Pennsylvania e might Well broadcast the fact lat this Community so near new Ork and Philadelphia on tide Ater and on the main line of the Ira test Railroad in the country an Ideal location for industries urge or Small. Churches in the lower part of the Cut unto also will speak. Rev. Henry m. Paynter addresses rotary club Rev. Henry m. Paynter formerly Rector of St. an y s episcopal Church was a guest of the Bristol England is one of the oldest cities in the Kotlier county and one of the largest. Its a pulsation is about 400.000, and Bristol rotary club yesterday in City is the port of the great is meeting in the elks Home Industrial midlands. Like Bris a Paynter a former member old Pennsylvania our English. Club was warmly welcomed Ster Community is an ail plane on the need of the de manufacturing Center. It also dangerous. Walter Straus and Sidney pop Kin called on us the other afternoon. These Young live wires know what a going on in town. Walter follows of Donnell Bros ads in the Independent As closely As he pursues his study of Mutt and Jeff anti the Katze Jammer kids. Ile noted Hie statement in continued on Page four produces boilers and tanks Wool-11 goods Zinc products soap Lemicals and leather which also be produced Here. But its main industries Are tobacco chocolate id Cocoa Iron products motors id machinery. Evidently the City has remain common clays a comes to grand next week a common Clay a which had Usati onal Success in new York cd Philadelphia will be the Fea a in picture next monday tues to and wednesday at the grand Leatrez. Constance Bennett is e Quot car in the picture and there i a Strong supporting cast. The cure teems with Strong Hia bus and tense dialogue. The lie spoke on the need of the development of constructive use of Leisure time by business men and others. The changing times afford More Leisure than formerly was available Anil people have not Learned Bow to use it. Or. Paynter advised the development of hobbies and suggested tha service clubs might Well pay attention to the new social problem that the changing times Are creating. Green Lane Tunnel plan is revised thieves ransack Home in t0rresdale Manor the Home of Edward Katzmar of Edgewood Avenue Torres Dale Manor was entered by thieves during the absence of the family last sunday evening. The upper ins Ami rooms were ransacked and a a Ceram also includes a comedy a Goi l watch and other things were peace and Harmony a aim in Vittone news. Jack Mulhall will be seen to est in a the fall Guy. A 1 v to number. A glorious Linos a a comedy. A honeymoon 1 Ami a spotlight a few Complete the program. Tomorrow afternoon am even r the picture will be Balty curing Virginia Vail and John and another Aesop fables Medy film be shown and there la be four acts of Vaudell e. Taken. Entrance was gained through a rear door. The prowler evidently was disturbed by the return of the family As the room on the lower floor were not disturbed. After Many delays plans for the underpass which is to be built under the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Green Lane Are ready to be submitted to the interstate Commerce commission which must approve them before the Job can be done. Plans which had been made were discarded because of the need of revising them to take care of certain Side tracks. If approval is granted the work should be started this fall. While the Railroad has been making its plans the Lehigh Coal and navigation company has been progressing Writh its plan for the abandonment of navigation in the canal. The canal company would have been put to heavy expense if a Bridge had to be built Over the canal at Green Lane for the Bridge would have to be equipped with a draw or there would be such a Grade on either Side that the approach would be difficult. By substituting a Culvert for a Bridge the company will be put to less expense and the Grade of Green Lane will be kept to a lower percentage. Bristol Borough has provided the funds that Are needed for its share of the widening of Green Lane and the expense of us total project has been allocated Bucks county sea scouts will have their fir t annual regatta in Bristol on saturday sept. 27th. In which the sea scout a a ships ii Morrisville South Langhorne and Bristol will participate. The program will include swimming diving from a boat seamanship contests a whaleboat race etiquette in handling a whaleboat and a Rowboat tilt. The participating a a ships Are a Robert Mon is of Morrisville a Yankee clippers of South Langhorne and a a elks of Bristol last week end the a a elks ship had its first overnight cruise. The boys made the cruise in four canoes going up the Delaware a far As Camp Dock opposite Roebling n. J., where they camped Over night. The Crews Eon Sisum of skipper a. Kempton Haynes mate Johnson Cowains Herman and Hendricks Heaton Smith Unruh Hearn Kerne led Chi and a 11. A a elks ship recently obtained a whaleboat with which the boys will be Able to engage in practical seam a ship tests. Through the Courtesy of skipper a a Bohr keel of Bristol sea scout Robert White of Morrisville enjoyed experience As a member of the Crew of Keels 65-foot Sloop during the Atlantic City yachtsmen s association races last week. White was selected for general probed Acy Ann he had an interesting and exciting experience aboard the a a a. Harry which is the expense of maintaining Bridges Over the water Way and tin disuse of the canal As a Means of transportation. The Only use to which the canal is put is the carrying cd Coal to the local dealers and the freighting of Loam and reek from Yardley and new Hope to dealers Down Hie Rier. This week some big tanks for a Bridge construction Corr Pany that Bas a Job up the River were floated through but Many rays there is no traffic whatever. With the closing of the canal should these plans be carried through a navigable waterway that has been in existence a Century will end its career. The canal company will continue to sell water for Industrial purposes to the factories along its Banks but there will be no More boating. Instead of maintaining Bridges Large culverts will be installed wherever there is a Highway crossing. Definite closing of the canal will make possible the Complete filling of the canal Basin a matter in which the Mill Street business men Are much Meres cd. The. Basin would make an Ideal Central Park and parking area lot automobiles. The business menus association already has the permission of the canal company to fill in part of the Basin but Little Progress Bas been made. John Lomas famous Basso brother of local woman retires Jacob c. Schmidt returned this week from a months trip to the Pacific coast and Western Canada where he attended the con a a. Mention of the florists Telegraph j among the various interests in association solved in it craftsmen s club of Andalusia elects the annual meeting of the craftsmen a club of Andalusia was held recently and the following officers elected president William a. Keaton vice president. Harry Richardson Secretary. John la. Snyder treasurer. Walter Kuer Maerle. Ladies night will be held next wednesday when a roast beef supper will to served by St. Agnes Guild. I he club adopted a Resolution of sympathy on the death of the late member will s. Gibson. Word was received in Bristol this week that John Lomas brother of mrs. Thomas Neison of Radcliffe Street one of the most famous Bassos in the world had announced his retirement from the choir of the Magdalen College Oxford after 4 0 years service. Or. Lomas is known throughout the old world for the remarkable Range of Bis voice. Critics have declared it to he phenomenal. Or. Lomas was repeatedly invited to make world Tours but he preferred to stay in great Britain where he was known for his great work in oratorios. Or. And mrs. Neison received a copy of the Oxford mail published in Oxford which paid a High tribute to or. Lomas. Or. Neison said that the Magdalen College choir is one of the most famous in the world and is excelled by Only one in England the private choir of the King and Queen at Windsor Castle. Mrs. John Reichert vips. John Reichert of Oak Lane Mother of Louis a. Reichert of Newport Terrace died this week at her Home. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon. Burial was in Hillside cemetery. Or. And mrs. Daniel h. Reber of Torres Dale Manor whose Home was destroyed by fire some weeks ago Are now making their Home in Oxford Circle. They Hope to rebuild in Torres Dale Manor and Are appreciative of the assistance and sympathy which have been shown them today final Day for enrolling beginners in Public schools today will be the last Day for beginning pupils who Are or will be six years of age before january 1st to enrol in the Bristol Public schools. It will not be possible to have a second enrolment of beginners this year As there is no More room available for their accommodation. The next period for enrolling beginners will be september 1931, Rebekah to attend service in Morrisville members of Lily Lodge of Rebekah will meet at Odd Fellows Hall sunday evening at t of clock whence they will go to Morrisville to attend a Rebekah anniversary service to be held in the Morrisville presbyterian Church

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