Bristol Courier in Bristol, Pennsylvania
12 Dec 1932

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12 Dec 1932

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Bristol Courier (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Bristol, Pennsylvania In be Salem township tie courier circulate widely to subscribers who pay for it figure to those interested. The Bristol courier Dail weather report occasional Light rain 01 Snow tonight and tuesday older tuesday with North a lid West winds. A it a. Xxx ii no. 162bristol. A. Monday a k i my do cimber 12. 1932 Frick 2c it co of in a week Langhorne Mother infant daughter Burn to death Man ends use by hanging self in police room american Duchess and her Duke Albert Kuiper 40, Headley Manor suffers insanity spell xxx bound with rope worked his hands Loose and used rope to end l is life a Man mentally deranged commit it a Sui ride in the municipal building Here yesterday morning and his life in Hod was found dangling from an inn grating Over a window of a Deten-11oi room. The Man Albert Kuiper. 4u, Edge i y Avenue Headley Manor was lodged in tile detention room shortly before Midnight As his family had called police and stated they were unable to Bandle la i in. Kuiper was taken into custody at his Home by state police and brought to Hie municipal building Here. It was planned to keep Kuiper Here until today when plans were to have been made for his removal to an institution. Kuiper was employed part time with lit state Highway department in Bristol township As a labourer. At Rimes recently he had shown signs of mental instability and saturday after latest news received by International news service leased wires. Mrs. Anna Hennesey gives alarm then disappears in House where mounting flames envelop her and Tot of three years two boys make Way to safety at vet hearing Misi in of i minion tig., 1>< Ain and France were no alternative but to her lath War debt instalment delimit vim Ait att to Keetion i Fri i in 12 til at Brit d today w to ii pay the Deceron or else of the following their wedding at the Savoy Chapel in London the Leinster and his american Brid the forint r mrs. Raffaelle is Duke of Van neck. Of new York Are shown just before they started on rho a honeymoon the Duchess is the Only daughter of or. And mrs. La. Patterson of new York and Connecticut. She was formerly married to Clare vat neck. Franco British proposal w herein the december lath payment a suggest Jed a the dry instalment Nuder an entirely lieu scheme of payment lilt a Paris and London like a Bombshell this proposal was first revealed on Frida prime mini St r j. Ranis mat Don Ald left Paris for London leaving he Hind him in the fret it Cabinet the in Lunation Flint Britain would Bow to the inevitable and make Hopa meat without Uny strings attached Premier edouard he bit indicated he would once again follow Britain s Lead whatever it might be and impede to defer parliamentary consid eruption of the Issue until the British Cabinet makes a definite derision Durnan jury fails to reach agreement reasons Given for Early gift seeking noon and evening became so violent defendant on i rial at result gift that his family called state police. Kuiper. Previous to the arrival of the police had been securely bound with rope so As to prevent him doing himself injury. In this condition state police brought Kuiper to the municipal building Here. He was carried into the detention room and placed it comfortably in bed shortly before Midnight. The Man was bound with rope around the Knees Ankles and his wrists and arms were tied together. Then another rope was bound about his body so that his arms were securely fastened. In this condition he was plated in bed. At three of clock officer Charles Nichols who was on desk duty went into the room and found Kuiper still securely fastened and in bed. Resting peacefully. Ai six of clock Nichols made another round and was startled As he opened the door and saw the bed empty. He of Accident in which Friend was killed seeker finds Many inc presents at Bristol establishments jury is discharged i merchants on _ i a Doylestown dec. 12 after de liberating five hours to determine the guilt or innocence of Laurence human 30-year-old Sand Quarry operator. Of upper Black Eddy charged with operating an automobile while under the influence of intoxicating liquor a i jury in the Bucks county criminal court Friday night failed to agree my were discharged by president iodine Hiram h. Keller. Tile Case was Eon tinted for the term. There were but two principal wit Nesses in the ease the defendant him self and a Doylestown physician for the Commonwealth. Durnan was arrested by state High by Way patrolman Patterson of the continued on into the room and found Doylestown sub station following a i Kuiper dangling from an Iron grating to Accident on the Early morning of Over a window of the lavatory. Kuiper evidently by super human strength had succeeded in working his arms free of their Bonds and then untied his feet and legs. He went into the lavatory and tied a piece of rope around the Iron grating about four feet from the floor. Then fastening the rope arond his neck he threw his body backward so that it Hung suspended thus strangling himself. Kuiper is survived by his wife and two daughters aged 12 and 14 years. It is said that financial worry had much to do with Kuipers condition. He had twice been confined in asylums. The lift seeker the Christ Mas season is w Ith us Oma More. I and what a great sea i son it is you can t help but revel in it and i like to Start preparing Early so i lean enjoy the yuletide to the full. Some had a queer Little smile when i told them i had started shopping i a veral Days ago. But a a Wise to a Start Early. Tile reasons crowds Are avoided you have More time to consider Choice Between some gifts there is better Choice of articles in the stores Ami last but not least with shopping finished within the next week or so. Ill Hue plenty of time to wrap the parcels in a pretty manner address my greeting cards a and then enjoy the Holiday events while i wait for Santa to ill my looking. Speaking of enjoying the Christmas season to the full wreaths and other decorations might but placed now. The have an Aura of cheer and How Welcome the guest will feel to see one with ifs attractive red berries attached just Over the door Knocker. So a your first step toward Christmas preparation you had better Stop Flower growers or just arid i lie Good will be de Hon much to filut i or prohibition Washington in Ltd a Dee in ten million women have banded together to fight Lur retention of prohibition the House ways and Means commit tee was told today As the Drys opened their testimony against the Collier Beer and Light wines Hill. Mrs. Henry w Peabody of new foes 0,k chairman of the women san burial committee for Law enforce naut Martiale half a dozen witnesses to counter act the testimony of Brewers Vinier and others. Second tragedy in family father and another child being in institution for insane a i free fires during night one at Oxford Valley occurring in Home where Man is said to be dying third Blaze at Webb residence Hulmeville. Representative John Mcduffie of Alabama is shown As he presided at the congressional committee hearing into the expenditures of the veterans Bureau. The principal witness was brigadier general Frank t. Hines veterans administrator who advocated the elimination of benefits to veterans Whoso allowances an not based on troubles arising from service duty. At Bristol phone 231 i live t cd a a the Way Cha mute. Scribes a bargain for Christ mass is diaries Bowen of Bowens 213 Radcliffe Street rebalanced sheaf it Fountain Christmas lights to be turned on Here tonight Mill Street merchants will officially it pen the Christmas shopping a season tonight at 7.2d o clock. The strings or coloured lights will be illuminated for the first time cadets will Parade and Santa Claus will be present to Greet file children. Tile Large Christmas tree at Mill and Radcliffe streets is being trimmed w Ith coloured lights and Christmas lie did not notice pennants will Fly from the Light poles. Done to forget the doll Hospital supplies at 322 Radcliffe adv buy Christmas seals. A september 15. When Sanford ptirsell.1 j 31, of Milford n. J., a burned to death and the defendant. Durnan w i seriously injured when the cat in which they were Riding crashed int i the rear of a Stone truck and caught i fire near Otisville on tin Locka-1 j Wanna Trail. I George Lotzgesell a common wealth witness who was driving along a the Lackawanna Trail at the time Clithe Accident heard the crash and in Vest gated he testified. He pulled Durnan from the burning car in time to save his life but Purcell h id Burn. De to a Crisp. Durnan was rushed to the Doylestown emergency Hospital we Here it was found that he had us i trained second degree Burin and b Al multiple bruises and lacerations Lotzgesell testified that on tin w i. To the Hospital he noticed no Trine of i Durnan being under tile influence of i intoxicating liquor j William Hendricks Doylestown to. Lice officer who assisted at Hie Hospital As Durnan was receiving treat i ment testified that at the Hospital he noticed a a the smell of some kind of i liquor on Durnane a breath Quot but thai As he was assisting Zivott Gesell to take Durnan to Lite ii Pital. Or. John n Rich called by the it urn j Mon wealth testified he Atren red Durn i an at the Hospital he said the Man i was very seriously injured or. Rich a Allih morning said that it was his proles tonal Opin 0ll, of a it a j 1>n.,whom he has t Ion that Durnan was under the influx to y a wrote to Tell ence of intoxicating liquor. In would like to visit us at Christ a the extreme state of Shock which time and in answer to her in Uit forges Vii Kao Mas a Meeds portuguese w. Africa j Dei 12.�? after five hours red Amy Johnson Mollison attempting a record i breaking return flight from Capetown to England forged ahead to Lay toward Duain 1300 Miles away. A Dis Patch received Here said sin hopped Oft from in Anguilla for Dania at 1.30 a. Rn., after being delayed by tog. Bristol Vogt in i Vii ii of Cecelia Jefferies 252 Madison Street was injured in an automobile tied Dent on the Bristol Pike at Andalusia. This morning shortly before Jefferies is Iii the Harriman Hospital with a tract ared right Arm at the shoulder and confused wounds of the right knee and ankle. The injured woman a Bronchi to the Hospital by Leonard Shaks Bere. 245 Mill Street and Nathan Bernstein. We Cote. It is stated that miss Jefferies was driving to Philadelphia and in going Down the Hill at Andalusia applied her brakes. The ear was swung Lido a pole. Id Pencil set. And this is the a so after hard rubber base free with one of these Seta Ltd pried so reasonably. This t nig help to the Christmas in rpm is give a Vii ii will or budget i be started eating Christmas Candy already because for that pleasure i Don t have to wait until Christmas. And the merchants. I believe knowing i have a Sweet tooth push the attractive boxes of chocolates near the front of the eases when they see me coming. Jam s Fallon. Jeff son Avenue and the Highway has a bargain offering in sweets in five Pound and one Poi my boxes whet hoi one prefers chocolate covered nuts fruits it earns or had candies. Or. Fallon will Supply the demand youth who fled from detention Home caught every member canvass is followed by refreshments member of Ile every menthol Chih pain. With then chairman Frank w ight we Etc Coffee cake and sandwiches yesterday afternoon in St j Unes Palish Hon i upon return from visitations to members of St fames s to Hutch the-1 men were Anganell in enlist in interest Hill ill the Parish ill the welfare of the lunch Foi the next year. They had a 11 to Mhd a d i ii hoi Iii the i Parish House Friday evening tills was served by the pastor s wife mrs George k Bozveli nut Xii Frank. Wight wit of the chairman of the committee and addresses were heard i then by in v hoi Wall Aud i Wight i the committee in it Harge of lid earn pain come i it Rev Boswell i messes Frank might Armand v Mot ids John Myers Harry Force David Neill Alfred my laugh i it. Horace Schmidt Georg Irwin William fury it Milch la Anchor Warren thump son Johnston Mea lev Wesley spell j eel Vail i lot in Tyler. Lewis Wattling i William King Leon Garnesson John Bingham and s Phillip Landieth Warden. Better films Council will meet tonight \ Kotlier Ami daughter of years were turned to death Early this mottling in one of three blazes that routed that number of families within an hour Hirengen from Langhorne South Langhorne Hulmeville i revise Newtown Newport Ville and Bristol Consoli dated c company write out the greater portion of the night battling the conflagrations. Hie fatalities occurred in Langhorne during the second fire i Hose Bur lied Are mrs. Anna i Lennese 42. Alice i Lennese i1 daughter of the above i to boys sons of mrs i Lennese fought their Way through the lift men to safety Matthew jr., suffering Burns being treated at the Home of a neighbor and later brought to Harriman Hospital Here. I in sustained painful Burns of the hands and body Ami inhaled much smoke i he tragedy is the second that has forced itself upon the family the husband and father Matthew Hennesey sr., and another son. John 16, having been taken to the state Hospital for the insane at Norristown some time ago. It was shortly before four of clock when neighbors heard mrs. Hennessy scream a fire a Many were on the Alert immediately ready to help. The woman was seen to disappear in Tho coming events december 13�? card Patty and dance at Dike shall Edgely at s p. Rn., Benefit of Headley Manor fire co. Curd party in the knights of Colum bus Home Given try the Bouw dance committee. Address by la Rev. Clarence How Ell before members and friends of Bristol w p. T. F in travel Home. Club South town dec. 14 confetti dance by Donna Antonoetta Grandi Lodge no. 1634, in Mutual Aid Hall s p. M. December lbs meeting of ladies flub Christmas of Anchor pm Ray. Yacht i tells authorities another queer Story about i Lis actions quirk As to the j Portal Ion i rom a int an answer Novin bus line Best Means of trans nov York Here dad immediately a use tile a and ruled by telling found at Allentown telling a fantastic Story about i fleeing from a Trenton private school to avoid a a Bunch of sissies a George Richardson 15, who escaped from a Doylestown detention Home turned tip Jai Allentown saturday according to la to is dispatch Richardson a dressed Iii girl clothing which ice insisted lie wore As a to a Noble him to escape til school in said was known As a the Trenton Avenue private lit is Rii Nano youth who Aid in encountered two negroes outside Morrisville Cai in wednesday morning. He declared they forced him to disrobe and accept a woman a tattered Gat when lie revealed that tie had no Money. When the suspects were Thun j will hold it Al eight eel flub Home. The film to i in Public whet i i inter better film tend a it a a lit a i in i ions. I he at tin Farn ii i Hitler films outlet regular monthly meeting i k tonight Iii lie travel Ouno ii meet inn s arc open and Uny cd zen of Bristol e Ted in la movement in in Cordia 11 y i ii v bed to at ii As the appointed repro f i he vat iou of Gant a appt Cal Hiti timing i la to k Sage the Days Poi t Holm a rid Blond til vet a one Vav How to a i Ltd Siler has Nisi Bristol i flits will i Road. Ii h. T Loon Holt tit or a dec if social night by daughters of Amor leu. Council 58. In f. P. A. Hall Sot is i and sketch at Zion lutheran �?Tmureb., 8.15 p in. December in Ulm hated Reading of Dickens Christmas Carol by Vav. A. Thorn As at Ira a p. E. Chatch. Moline i Villi 7.45 p. In. Dec. 13curd partly of american legion auxiliary at Brack to Post limn. Dee. 21 card party by p. Of a in f in a. Hall. Chit Crmim barfly Given by Edgely school association for school children in St Paul a Chapel fidgety eight o clock Turkey card partly staged by a 0 la in a. 0. H. Hall. Dee 22 sunday school Christmas entertain ment in first Baptist Chur three a t play a a Birds a Christmas Carol i card party in Felt of Man inure j Hospital directed by ladled auxiliary at or. Foxes Home. Turkey card pit by. Benefit of St Anu s Church Given by girls club. Ile. 23 Christman entertainment at Riding ton presbyterian Church Dee embed 21 annual Christmas Arol service it Grace h e. Church Hulmeville j lh.45 p. Ile december 26 Snow Dune Semi formal at St. Mark s Hall. Dee 30 initiation of daughters of America Council 58, in f p. A. Hall unitary 13 a card party Benefit of Newportville needlework Guild. Doorway after giving the alarm and that is the la d she was seen alive fire company from tin Section were at the Tim fighting a Blaze in Oxford Valley. Neighbors Bent every Effort to get the family to safety and soon companies Trout Langhorne Langhorne Hulmeville new Yardley and Trevose appeared. The House was enveloped in flames which could ii seen for a great Dis tune the boys Matthew jr., in and William 12, made their Way to safety. Tile elder lad sleeping upstairs was awakened by tin Calls of ids brother and tile two were Able to escape from til burning strut flirt. Attempts of men to enter Fin building to save tin woman and child were futile. It was id until 5.30 that the hotly of i i Lennese was located at the foot of the stairs ii being pie aimed she a endeavouring flt it mount to Lite second floor not knowing the oldest b it was Safe j an hour later the to sly of the ill jilted child was found it the rib on fir t floor burned to a Crisp. Tho two younger children with their Mother slept in Iii Hist floor of the two Story i Structure. The older boy was the univ i one upstairs j the Bodle were removed to Lite. Horn of a neighbor and Luter to a. I Langhorne morgue a physician gave i realm id to the injured id and then lie a brought to the Hospital lure l a fir at this West Maple Avenue j inane Brough Many sympathetic i to in ii hoi. To the a ii St Atlee of i lie a in Fly wild others made Coffee for the firemen who throughout More than had the night w in entitling to save lives and Homes. Although it Oil of la fit is u ii it i terminal it is part inned that it started it tie Kitchen As that Poi Tion of tin Structure was th1 first to fall prey to of Annas j do dam the building and it contents of Fin Intuit were entire losses damage in lug placed by Buks county fire Marsha i Wii a in l. Stack Hon a of Hulmeville who is dive Ligating at about $7,Odd the lad who leaped without injury in being eared for by neighbors. Tin h on nest y family had lived in Lang Home about seven years. Mrs Hen net a in addition to her husband and t or sons i in lived by on brother the fit i Are which oven red at tin Horn of a coloured family Oxford Val Ley at about 5 30, was in the Chimney of the Man i til Chrisma you would look for in a Man injure As badly As Durnan was absent the the patient was admitted to the hos j Pital a or. Rich testified. A it w As my opinion after examining Durnan. And j finding no Shook and noticing the Able buses. So that a another Joy to it in a smell of alcohol on his Brentland look Forward to it tor she will arive at i taking into consideration Hie fact that Tim Nevin b i station Here at Imarri captured a Hor time at i Richaid he told me he had several drinks that Man confectionery store Christmas Hon h c i it 11 i n War to red to Birn. He had taker the necessary stimulant where he obtained he apparel worn to combat the Shock. Quot i a Quot a a Quot Quot Quot in i District attorney Bashara the. Tit it. No 11 a not be As. Rial.,. I asked i it a. Rich w Hether in his Prole ,.hilt and on. enough she atonal opinion a Man not so in of Quot Al a cd Quot set a Nilu a i injured but under the same a car i a a a a i a Mand a not Quot Quot 8 pm no a Quot Quot j stimulation would he lit to drive an stationery by Tho. Who Are a lieu lit log a told to mar automobile and or. Riel answered tar about the Christmas Reem a they police was to the eff it that a a consider the amount of Hock and Ltd and a Quot Why i Quot a Quot let. Quot so Quot Quot a a which would be expected in a a ilk i a it a Quot do "av0> Are a a a a a. In Lent taste and Are somewhat cheaper the Allentown dispatch states that than the first two groups mentioned. He informed authorities there that be Norman assortment of greeting 6e son of or. And mrs. Victor cards is Large and tire to please. Richardson of Pittsburgh. Efforts Are a timing mad to local diem. If Yoc Are interested in saving the youth had been Seal to Doyles Money you will be interested in the town after the Morrisville incident to very Aried offers on the classified await f All As a material witness in Page. Read them now the Case against the two negroes. This if the same amount Ltd i Tion necessary to offset it w be t Ken a and hat stimulation were of an Aleo Holic nature that person would Bim a fit to drive a motor i in defense Durnan the Only living Eye witness t the unfortunate t continued on Page 3 entry Blank o Brit he r c Community c Christmas contest Bristol Exchange Ocbo please enter the unfit signed in the brighter Community Chrisom movement of the Bristol Exchange club. I agree to comply with All rules governing the contest. Name. Address. Mail or lid to John h. Hardy 1421 Pond Street Hon e. At this Horn in aged said to lie at the Point of Fie re. J firemen from Langhorne South lung borne an t Hulmeville answered the i alarm and the Blaze a fought in a most. Systematic and quiet manner tin i tire fighters having been told of the Iii lone1 Conditi n. Damage was slight the lath i tie alarm was revelled j about 25 minutes later and while fire menu it j rail w int tin main the j smoke falling Jar to till at i lint scene a thin it to companies for a Blaze old cute of Reginald Webb a i Lul me Ville. In family was awakened by and the sound of an object inv striation showed the Celli Iii <1 w Ith smoke w hid was w Pend rating to neighbors Wert and he in d a water from a the two upper floors. Aroused by or. Webb bucket brigade using Small Brook alongside the dwelling later Hulmeville Bris Tol consolidated Newport vice new i town Langhorne Trevose a l 5ard-Jley fire companies appeared with their j apparatus the majority of this group i coming from the fire in Langhorne. I the fire at the Webb Home was continued on Page 4

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